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  • World Vision Board Member Resigns Over Gay Uproar

    04/03/2014 12:58:09 PM PDT · by C19fan · 33 replies
    AP ^ | April 3, 2014 | Staff
    World Vision board member has resigned in protest after the Christian aid group quickly reversed its decision to hire employees in same-sex marriages. Jacquelline Fuller, director of corporate giving for Google Inc., said in an email Wednesday to The Associated Press that she remains a "huge fan" of the group's work on behalf of the poor, but she resigned Friday "as I disagreed with the decision to exclude gay employees who marry."
  • Sam Adams Pulls Out Of St. Patrick's Parade Over Gay Exclusion

    03/15/2014 6:41:02 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 65 replies
    Forbes ^ | Natalie Robhmed
    Billionaire Jim Koch’s Boston Beer SAM +1.41% Co., producer of the popular Sam Adams brew, will no longer be sponsoring Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade because of the organizer’s failure to include LGBT groups. The move comes after a Boston bar said it would no longer serve Sam Adams beer because of its support of the parade. Gay rights advocacy group MassEquality and organizers of the South Boston parade, the South Boston Allied War Veterans Council, have been embroiled in talks attempting to broker a deal to allow 20 LGBT veterans to march. A 1995 U.S. Supreme Court decision ruled...
  • Kanye West Threatens To Leave United States Due To Racism

    01/22/2014 10:04:25 AM PST · by C19fan · 111 replies
    Political Blindspot ^ | January 18, 2014 | Staff
    When Kanye West arrived after being informed of this, he walked straight up to the teen and punched him in the face. Now, in the aftermath of the incident, he said he is seriously considering leaving the United States. West said he is dreading explaining the incident to his daughter, whose name is “North”, because it will lead to seriously negative discussions about American culture, society and history. West said he would prefer to leave the U.S. than have to have regular conversations about racism with his daughter.
  • Hannity: I Talked With My Wife – “We Are Going to Leave” New York State (Video)

    01/21/2014 8:11:34 PM PST · by servo1969 · 61 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 1-21-2014 | Jim Hoft
    Sean Hannity tells his audience he is leaving New York state after Cuomo’s comments. Sean said he discussed it with his wife and they are moving to Texas or Florida. “Look, I have contractual obligations, I can’t leave here. My kids are in school. And there are about over 100 people who that rely on me. People who have kids and mortgages and homes. I can’t selfishly pack up and leave. But my wife and I discussed last night Dana that we are going to leave. I wouldn’t pay a 10% state tax in Florida or Texas. I would save...
  • Sean Hannity to Leave New York After Andrew Cuomo's Anti-Conservative Rant [w/audio]

    01/20/2014 5:40:23 PM PST · by servo1969 · 124 replies
    Breitbart.com/Big-Journalism ^ | 1-20-2014 | Jeffrey Poor
    “Now I want to tell you something – I was born and raised in New York,” Hannity said. “I want you to know that and I can’t wait to get out of here. I really can’t. I don’t want to pay their 10-percent state tax anymore. I live in the second-highest property taxed county in the entire country in Nassau County. I can’t wait to sell my house to somebody who wants it. I can’t wait to pay no state income tax down in Florida or Texas. I haven’t decided yet, but I’m leaning Florida because I like the water...
  • Selig will retire as Commissioner in January 2015

    09/26/2013 3:03:41 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 33 replies
    mlb.com ^ | 9/26/13
    Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig, who changed the face of Major League Baseball while leading the sport into an era of unprecedented popularity and prosperity, will formally step down from the office when his current term expires on January 24, 2015. The announcement was made Thursday. "It remains my great privilege to serve the game I have loved throughout my life," Selig said. "Baseball is the greatest game ever invented, and I look forward to continuing its extraordinary growth and addressing several significant issues during the remainder of my term. "I am grateful to the owners throughout Major League Baseball...
  • Erie bishop: Saint Vincent no longer a Catholic hospital

    07/09/2013 3:43:37 AM PDT · by markomalley · 16 replies
    Erie Times News ^ | 7/8/2013 | DANA MASSING
    Erie Catholic Bishop Lawrence Persico said that Saint Vincent Health System can no longer be considered a Catholic hospital after its merger with Highmark Inc. However, the bishop did say that Catholics could still use services provided by Saint Vincent. In a statement released Sunday, Persico also thanked the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania for their 138 years of health-care ministry. The sisters founded the hospital in 1875 and will no longer be its sponsor after the merger, which was expected to take place early this month. "With this change in ownership, there is no longer any guarantee...
  • Churches move to cut ties to Scouts after gay policy change

    06/04/2013 8:34:12 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 107 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 06/04/2013 | Bob Smietana
    For the Rev. Ernest Easley, the decision to cut ties with the Boy Scouts was simple. The Bible says homosexuality is a sin. The Boy Scouts do not. “We are not willing to compromise God’s word,” said Easley, pastor of the 2,300-member Roswell Street Baptist Church in Marietta, Ga., which has sponsored Boy Scout Troop 204 since 1945. Easley, chairman of the Southern Baptist Convention’s executive committee, said his church will shut down its troop at end of the year because of a recently adopted policy to allow openly gay scouts. He’s urging other Baptists to do the same. Roswell...
  • Southern Baptists Move To Cut Ties With Boy Scouts Of America Over Inclusion Of Gay Scouts

    06/03/2013 3:15:31 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    International Business Times ^ | May 29, 2013 | Eric Brown
    Last week, the Boy Scouts of America made its landmark decision allowing gay Scouts to be members (but not adult leaders), and while many liberal organizations are pleased, America’s largest Protestant church organization seems poised to cut off ties with the Boy Scouts in protest. More than 70 percent of Boy Scout troops across the country are sponsored by religious organizations. Many sponsorships come from the Southern Baptist Convention, America’s largest Protestant denomination with more than 47,000 churches. Now, Frank Page, president of the SBC's executive committee, says it’s time for its congregations to cut all ties with the Boy...
  • Sources: Lincoln Chafee to switch parties

    05/29/2013 9:43:42 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 98 replies
    Politico ^ | 5/29/13 12:25 PM EDT | By ALEXANDER BURNS
    Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has notified senior Democratic Party officials that he intends to switch his party registration and join the Democratic Party, multiple sources familiar with Chafee’s decision told POLITICO. Chafee, a former GOP senator elected as an independent in 2010, has struggled with low approval ratings and faces a difficult reelection fight in 2014.
  • BREAKING: HiViz Says Adios to Colorado

    04/01/2013 11:26:47 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 25 replies
    thetruthaboutguns.com ^ | 4-1-2013 | Daniel Zimmerman
    April 1, 2013, Fort Collins, CO–HiViz Shooting Systems (a division of North Pass Ltd.), announces plans to relocate operations out of the state of Colorado due to recent changes in Colorado state gun control legislation. HiViz President and CEO, Phillip Howe, states that talks are currently under way with officials of a neighboring stater egarding the move. Mr. Howe comments, “I make this announcement with mixed emotions. Colorado is a beautiful state with great people, but we cannot in clear conscience support with our taxes a state that has proven through recent legislation a willingness to infringe upon the constitutional...
  • S. E. Cupp Withdraws from CPAC in Support of Same-Sex Marriage (video)

    02/26/2013 1:18:27 PM PST · by EveningStar · 202 replies
    National Review ^ | February 26, 2013 | Andrew Johnson
    Following in fellow MSNBC co-host Chris Hayes’s footsteps, the network’s conservative pundit S. E. Cupp has withdrawn from speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference next month over the issue of same-sex marriage and the exclusion of GOProud. Cupp announced her decision to back out on The Cycle earlier this afternoon.
  • Former Cosmo editor Gurley Brown dead at 90

    New York (CNN) -- Helen Gurley Brown, who created the idea of a modern woman with her book "Sex and the Single Girl" and was editor in chief of Cosmopolitan magazine for three decades, has died at age 90, the Hearst Corporation said Monday. Gurley Brown died Monday morning at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia after a brief hospitalization, the publisher said. "Helen was one of the world's most recognized magazine editors and book authors, and a true pioneer for women in journalism -- and beyond," Hearst Chief Executive Frank Bennack said. It was Gurley Brown who invented today's notion of a...
  • Psst, Don't Tell Anyone: Wave of Dems Leaving the Party Over Marriage, Religious Freedom Concerns

    06/08/2012 7:45:19 AM PDT · by Petrosius · 21 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | June 8, 2012 | Tom Blumer
    The Catholic News Agency's Michelle Bauman reports that there has been a "wave" of recent defections and departures from the Democratic Party that could be as many as several hundred. The establishment press is clearly being remiss in failing to note them at all -- something which would not be occurring if it involved Republicans going to the party of the left. The reasons for the moves primarily relate to President Obama's endorsement of same-sex "marriage" and the assault on religious freedoms inherent in his administration's requirement that employers who offer health insurance plans, in Bauman's words, "cover contraception, sterilization...
  • Good riddance: liberal staff leaves Christian Univ. in droves over “lifestyle statement”

    05/19/2012 7:57:24 PM PDT · by Morgana · 43 replies
    AVN ^ | 5/19/2012 | Joel McDurmon
    A historic Christian university in Rome, Georgia has received record resignation letters from staffers after mandating that its employees sign a “personal lifestyle statement.” Reports indicate that nearly sixty out of the two hundred employees at Shorter University have decided to leave the educational institution rather than sign the statement, which outlines a moral code that staff are required to live by.
  • Microsoft Co-Founder To Build Giant Plane To Launch People, Cargo Into Space

    12/13/2011 3:46:04 PM PST · by mandaladon · 62 replies
    CBS Seattle ^ | 13 Dec 2011
    Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and aerospace pioneer Burt Rutan are building the world’s biggest plane to help launch cargo and astronauts into space, in the latest of several ventures fueled by technology tycoons clamoring to write America’s next chapter in spaceflight. Their plans, unveiled Tuesday, call for a twin-fuselage aircraft with wings longer than a football field to carry a rocket high into the atmosphere and drop it, avoiding the need for a launch pad and the expense of additional rocket fuel. Allen, who teamed up with Rutan in 2004 to send the first privately financed, manned spacecraft into space,...
  • Irish irate as Bundestag sees budget first

    11/18/2011 2:55:26 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 67 replies
    The Local ^ | 18 Nov 11 10:39 CET
    The Irish and German governments became entangled in a spat on Thursday after details of the Irish budget were given to the German Bundestag, before being presented to the Irish parliament, the Dáil. The sensitive plans, including a two-percent increase in the top value added tax (VAT) and a €100 household tax, were sent by the German finance ministry—along with a letter of intent from the Irish Finance Minister—to the Bundestag budgetary committee. This provoked outrage in Ireland, and denials from Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny that he had given the information to the Germans. Irish opposition parties said if...
  • Video Shows Gaddafi Alive, Then Dead (Warning Graphic)

    10/21/2011 9:23:10 AM PDT · by Freepmanchew · 15 replies
    Chicoer Gate ^ | 10/21/11 | Chuck Wolk
    The final end of Libya's Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. While you do not see Gaddafi assassinated, you do see him still alive in the first video. He is even fending off his captors who have him. Then near the end of the video, you will hear gunshots. In the second video you will see that Gadaffi is dead, and hear the rebels celebrate by shooting their weapons in the air. They also show his now lifeless body. So be warned, because both videos are graphic and could be very disturbing to see. Follow this link to see Gaddafi's End
  • Downtown L.A.: A Nightmare on Every Street (op-ed in L.A Times)

    07/18/2011 8:15:32 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 112 replies
    L.A. Times (really) ^ | July 17, 2911
    Downtown Los Angeles boasts some big-city perks like spacious lofts and trendy restaurants, but living there is a different kind of beast. By Mike Armstrong July 17, 2011 "Look, Daddy, that man's going to the bathroom!" No, not the words any daddy wants to hear from his 10-year-old daughter, especially during a stroll through their brand-new neighborhood. Moving my wife and kids into a downtown Los Angeles loft may not win me "Dumbest Dad of the Year" honors, but it should at least get me into the quarterfinals. The loft itself was great. More like a movie set than an...
  • Viewpoints: Racist cartoon of Obama forces me to leave GOP

    06/16/2011 3:25:08 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 127 replies · 3+ views
    SacBee.com ^ | 6/12/2011
    I was one of those rare species: a black Republican, the guy willing to spit into the wind of conventional thought, who was often showcased on camera at party events to prove inclusiveness. But as a proud black man, I can no longer be a member of the Republican Party. Being a Republican has long been a part of my personal and professional identities, so leaving the party is a difficult and emotional decision. In 1998, as a young man searching for what I believed were shared values, I cut ties with the Democratic Party and became a Republican. Democrats,...
  • Biggest conservative names bidding goodbye to CPAC

    12/28/2010 9:36:52 AM PST · by US Navy Vet · 92 replies · 13+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | December 27, 2010 | By Brian Fitzpatrick
    Two of the nation's premier moral issues organizations, the Family Research Council and Concerned Women for America, are refusing to attend the Conservative Political Action Conference in February because a homosexual activist group, GOProud, has been invited. "We've been very involved in CPAC for over a decade and have managed a couple of popular sessions. However, we will no longer be involved with CPAC because of the organization's financial mismanagement and movement away from conservative principles," said Tom McClusky, senior vice president for FRC Action.
  • Last Kennedy to leave Washington (Patches)

    12/28/2010 7:03:06 PM PST · by Frantzie · 40 replies · 4+ views
    UK Telegraph ^ | 12-28-2010 | Toby Harnden
    The departure of Patrick Kennedy, Congressman for Rhode Island, will leave the capital without a Kennedy for the first time in 64 years. The dynasty's sole remaining political office is held by Bobby Shriver, John F. Kennedy's nephew, who has a part-time city council seat in the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Monica.
  • Kennedy's exit from Congress leaves a family void (Goodbye Kennedys)

    12/26/2010 2:44:21 PM PST · by seanmerc · 126 replies · 33+ views
    Breitbart.com ^ | 26 Dec 10 | Andrew Miga
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Kennedys have held congressional seats, the presidency and the public's imagination for more than 60 years. That era ends when Patrick Kennedy of Rhode Island vacates his U.S. House seat next month, leaving a City Council post in California as Camelot's sole remaining political holding.
  • Liberals Fleeing US to Canada in Droves

    12/20/2010 8:03:32 AM PST · by gitmogrunt · 44 replies · 1+ views
    ConservativeHQ ^ | 12/17/2010 | Clive Runnels
    Clive Runnels reports from the border on the liberal masses scampering northward. The flood of American liberals sneaking across the border into Canada has intensified in the past week, sparking calls for increased patrols to stop the illegal immigration. The recent actions of the Tea Party are prompting an exodus among left-leaning citizens who fear they'll soon be required to hunt, pray, and to agree with Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck. Canadian border farmers say it's not uncommon to see dozens of sociology professors, animal-rights activists and Unitarians crossing their fields at night. "I went out to milk the cows...
  • Crist: No regrets on quitting GOP (We don't mind you quitting either, Charlie)

    11/06/2010 4:44:28 AM PDT · by markomalley · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/5/2010 | J Taylor Rushing
    Florida Gov. Charlie Crist says he has no regrets about quitting the Republican Party, despite his decisive defeat on Tuesday. In a phone interview with The Hill, Crist said he is proud of his Senate campaign and doesn’t regret his decision to challenge former Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio (R) as an independent candidate. The decision to bolt the GOP initially moved Crist past Rubio in the polls. That lead quickly eroded, however, and on Tuesday, Rubio crushed Crist and Rep. Kendrick Meek (D) with 49 percent of the vote, compared with 30 percent for Crist and 20 percent for...
  • Hispanics abandon Arizona, fleeing economy, immigration law

    06/11/2010 11:45:58 AM PDT · by Borges · 63 replies · 1,422+ views
    Arizona’s hard-hitting immigration law is driving Hispanics out of the state weeks before the controversial law goes into effect. Although concrete figures are not available, anecdotal evidence suggests Hispanics, both legal residents and illegal immigrants, are starting to flee. Schools in Hispanic neighborhoods are reporting abnormal enrollment drops, and businesses that serve Hispanics also report that business is down, according to a USA Today report published Wednesday. The report suggests that the immigration law is compounding demographic trends that have already significantly curtailed illegal immigration during the past two years. The bad economy has been the primary deterrent to many...
  • George Lopez on Sarah Palin: "We Will Voluntarily Go Back To Mexico if She Becomes President"

    04/14/2010 10:08:40 AM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 100 replies · 2,308+ views
    Hotair Pundit ^ | 04/14/10 | Hotair Pundit
    George Lopez on Larry King takes his usual swipe at Palin - VIDEO He previously called her "la cabrona" on his show... Lopez: "Everyone is trying to build a wall, they don't know what the answer is to immigration is, I will give the answer Larry King to immigration. If Sarah Palin wins and runs for President in 2012, I have on a reliable source as head of all the Latinos, we will voluntarily go back to Mexico if she becomes President of the United States, there it is"
  • Stupak Finally Gets It -- Votes Have Consequences (One Rat down, 250 more to go)

    04/10/2010 9:25:25 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 47 replies · 1,231+ views
    Fox News ^ | 4/10/2010 | Marjorie Dannenfelser
    Today, Rep. Bart Stupak understands what our group's polling revealed: a vote for Obama's health care bill was a vote against the will of his constituents. Yet he chose to do it anyway and now he is suffering the consequences. In the final hours of the health care debate, Americans across the country were deeply saddened when Rep. Stupak (D-Mich.) and a handful of “pro-life” Democrats buckled under White House pressure and voted for legislation that will lead to the largest expansion of abortion since Roe v. Wade. Their cover was a fig leaf -- an Executive Order signed by...
  • Supreme Court Justice Stevens now says he'll be gone in July.

    04/09/2010 7:35:40 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 71 replies · 1,288+ views
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  • Report: Google to leave China on April 10

    03/19/2010 6:08:43 AM PDT · by C19fan · 11 replies · 449+ views
    CNET ^ | March 18, 2010 | Steven Musil
    Google is expected to announce on Monday that it will withdraw from China on April 10, according to a report in a Beijing-based newspaper that cited an unidentified sales associate who works with the company. "I have received information saying that Google will leave China on April 10, but this information has not at present been confirmed by Google," the China Business News quoted the agent as saying. The report also said Google would reveal its plans for its China-based staff that day.
  • Is This Goodbye, Harry? You Deserve a Plaque for Public Service

    01/15/2010 6:31:14 PM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 15 replies · 613+ views
    Politics Daily/Woman Up ^ | January 13, 2010 | Bonnie Goldstein
    I hope his prehistoric perspective and unfortunate choice of words regarding Mr. Obama's complexion and diction does not cost the majority leader his seat in the Senate. Despite a substantial war chest and significant pork power, the four-term lawmaker may not have another six-year tenure in his future. Nevadans are not wild about Harry in his current re-election campaign, and races are lost on far less than front-page indiscretions. The senator from Searchlight must wish he hadn't been so frank with reporters Mark Halperin and John Heilemann during the presidential election campaign. Though he must certainly not think so, his...
  • Why I Parted Ways With The Right(LGF Blames Free Republic)

    11/30/2009 7:40:52 PM PST · by icwhatudo · 188 replies · 11,078+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | 11-30-09 | Charles Johnson
    (Reason #)8. A right-wing blogosphere that is almost universally dominated by raging hate speech (see: Hot Air, Free Republic, Ace of Spades, etc.)
  • Ex-Fox News Contributor Quit Because of ‘Scary’ Beck & Less Debate (video)

    10/25/2009 2:23:16 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 87 replies · 4,326+ views
    CNN ^ | Oct. 25, 2009
    Jane Hall: "I'm also frankly uncomfortable with Beck who I think should be called out as somebody whose language is way over the top and scary."
  • Video: Jane Hall Says She Left Fox News Because Of A Lack Of Debate

    10/25/2009 10:29:26 AM PDT · by careyb · 33 replies · 1,864+ views
    Reliable Sources ^ | 10/25/09 | Jane Hall
    Yet she used to debate Bernie Goldberg all the time on O'Reilly.
  • Former Fox Contributor Left Network Partially Because of Glenn Beck (Jane Hall)

    10/25/2009 8:23:26 AM PDT · by markomalley · 159 replies · 5,674+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | 10/25/2009 | Noel Sheppard
    Former Fox News contributor Jane Hall said Sunday that one of the reasons she left the cable network was because she was uncomfortable with host Glenn Beck who she believes "should be called out as somebody whose language is way over the top and scary."Fox watchers know Hall as one of the regular liberal panelists on Saturday's "Fox News Watch" as well a frequent guest on "The O'Reilly Factor" where she was typically paired opposite former CBSer Bernard Goldberg.
  • We're off to a `warmer' place; Gay life in Miami

    09/12/2009 5:12:29 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 54 replies · 2,377+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | 9/12/2009 | Charles Perez
    've decided to move out of the Sunshine State. It's a bit more chilly here than I had expected. Some may say good riddance, but I'm no longer willing to live in a place where I can't get married, can't adopt children and where there are no state laws to protect me from being fired because I'm gay. And so my partner Keith and I have decided to sell the house, load up the dogs and head north, toward a decidedly warmer climate. To those who visit here, Florida must seem somewhat schizophrenic. We sell ourselves as a great place...
  • Sorry, President Carter ... This Argument Falls Flat (Rebuttal to his reasons for leaving the SBC)

    07/28/2009 7:09:55 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies · 721+ views
    Christian Post ^ | 7/28/2009 | R. Albert Mohler, Jr.
    For critics of the Southern Baptist Convention, former President Jimmy Carter is the gift that just keeps on giving. Over the last several days, yet another round of news reports has trumpeted the news that the former president has resigned his membership in the Southern Baptist Convention. Almost a decade after he first made this announcement, his repetitive return to this theme set up a new avalanche of news reports. Reports, we might add, that are not news. Adding insult to injury, the reports are about a "resignation" that isn't even a resignation. Try explaining that to the international media....
  • Times Puts Pot Pies on Front Page, Pelosi On A20

    05/15/2009 6:10:18 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 33 replies · 2,725+ views
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    The sitting Speaker of the House of Representatives has accused the CIA of lying to Congress. She is ensnared in a web of conflicting accounts. Her very hold on power could be under a cloud. Meh. Guess we can find some room on A20. But pot pies need to be heated to 165 degrees to be safe? Hold the presses: put it on the front page! Such is the news judgment of the New York Times. The Morning Joe crowd had a field day with Gray Lady and Pelosi’s travails during the show’s opening half-hour today, Joe Scarborough having great...
  • Penn. Sen. Arlen Specter to Switch to Democratic Party

    04/28/2009 4:02:57 PM PDT · by autumnraine · 19 replies · 683+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 04/29/2009 | Washington Post
    Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter will switch parties and run for reelection in November 2010 as a Democrat, he announced today, a decision that could have wide-ranging consequences for the Senate and President Obama's agenda. Specter told reporters that he received a "bleak" poll Friday from his advisers that showed virtually no chance of him winning in the GOP primary next spring against Pat Toomey, a former Republican House member who recently led the conservative Club for Growth. He said that the loss of several hundred thousand GOP voters who left the party in 2008 to vote in the Democratic presidential...
  • Bad economy forcing immigrants to reconsider U.S.

    02/10/2009 9:45:23 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 28 replies · 919+ views
    CNN ^ | February 10, 2009 | Thelma Gutierrez and Wayne Drash
    LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) -- Pedro Pablo slowly folds up his American flag blanket and stuffs it in his duffel bag. With it goes his American dream. "I left my family and lost four years with them. I will ask them to forgive me," he said. Pablo is an illegal immigrant from Guatemala who came to the United States to support his wife and five sons back home. When he arrived, construction jobs were plentiful. Over the last year, he says, he's worked three days. He recently boarded a bus with a one-way ticket home, paid for by the Guatemalan...
  • Some Mexicans leaving U.S., planning never to return

    12/14/2008 11:00:06 AM PST · by HollyButler · 71 replies · 2,101+ views
    Dallas Morning News, TX ^ | December 14, 2008 | Associated Pres
    DENVER – After going months without a full-time job, Daniel Ramirez has decided it's time to return to family in Mexico. Vicenta Rodriguez Lopez says she can't afford to live in Colorado any more because her husband was deported. Roberto Espinoza is going back, too. After 18 years as a mechanic for a General Motors dealership in Denver, his work permit wasn't renewed and he didn't want to remain in the country illegally.
  • New York Plans Bye-Bye Hillary Bash

    11/30/2008 5:40:25 PM PST · by Ge0ffrey · 25 replies · 584+ views
    (ALBANY, NY) Sound the trumpets. Bang the drums. Forgotten upstate New York residents plan massive Bye Bye Bashes in anticipation of Hillary Clinton’s appointment as Secretary of State. Numerous spontaneous grassroots celebrations have sprung up seemingly overnight after the news broke last week that president-elect Barack Obama might tap Hillary for a cabinet position in his new administration. Although not official until tomorrow, Buffalo, upstate’s second largest city, plans a parade down Elmwood Avenue followed by fireworks over the Niagara River. Meanwhile, Adirondack celebrants plan to ski a pumpkin-headed Hillary effigy off the high jump in Lake Placid’s Olympic Village....
  • Alan Colmes leaving “Hannity & Colmes”

    11/24/2008 12:08:28 PM PST · by RobinMasters · 67 replies · 2,609+ views
    Hot Air ^ | November 24, 2008 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Broken by Radio Equalizer, confirmed by Fox News. In announcing his decision, Colmes said, “I approached Bill Shine (FNC’s Senior Vice President of Programming) earlier this year about wanting to move on after 12 years to develop new and challenging ways to contribute to the growth of the network. Although it’s bittersweet to leave one of the longest marriages on cable news, I’m proud that both Sean (Hannity) and I remained unharmed after sitting side by side, night after night for so many years.” Colmes will continue to have a presence on FNC as he will serve as a liberal...
  • Alan Colmes to Depart Top Rated Hannity & Colmes

    11/24/2008 10:36:20 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 269 replies · 11,671+ views
    Breitbart.com ^ | 24 NOV 08 | dcbryan1
    FOX News Channel’s (FNC) Alan Colmes will relinquish his role as co-host of Hannity & Colmes at the end of the year. In announcing his decision, Colmes said, “I approached Bill Shine (FNC’s Senior Vice President of Programming) earlier this year about wanting to move on after 12 years to develop new and challenging ways to contribute to the growth of the network. Although it’s bittersweet to leave one of the longest marriages on cable news, I’m proud that both Sean (Hannity) and I remained unharmed after sitting side by side, night after night for so many years.” Colmes will...
  • Duberstein Backs Obama

    10/31/2008 4:34:17 PM PDT · by publius1 · 25 replies · 742+ views
    New York Times ^ | 10/31/2008 | Jackie Calmes
    Kenneth M. Duberstein, Ronald Reagan’s final White House chief of staff and a former political confidant of Senator John McCain, is the latest high-profile Republican to say he will vote instead for Senator Barack Obama for president. Mr. Duberstein’s decision, confirmed in a brief interview, was not a big surprise given his close friendship with former Secretary of State Colin Powell, who recently announced on NBC News’ “Meet the Press” that he would vote for Mr. Obama, the Democratic nominee, because he was disappointed that both Mr. McCain and the Republican Party have become so socially conservative and negative.
  • Ken (liberal) Duberstein to endorse Obama. CNN's October suprise. . . Mark Levin

    10/31/2008 4:18:13 PM PDT · by ebiskit · 41 replies · 1,744+ views
    Mark Levin show | 10/31/08 | Mark Levin
    Ken (liberal) Duberstein to endorse Obama. CNN's October suprise. . . Mark Levin
  • McCain advisor Charles Fried defects to Obama (was Solicitor General under Reagan)

    10/31/2008 4:15:24 PM PDT · by dennisw · 71 replies · 2,094+ views
    Harvard Law School Record ^ | 10/30/08 Section: Election 2008 | Chris Szabla
    Professor Charles Fried, an advisor to John McCain's presidential campaign, has announced that he can no longer support the McCain/Palin ticket. In a letter to the general counsel to the McCain/Palin campaign, he cited McCain's choice of Sarah Palin as his running mate as too dangerous "at a time of deep national crisis", and has asked for his name to be removed from several campaign committees on which he has served. Fried also publicly stated that he had voted for Obama via absentee ballot. Fried later clarified to The New Republic that he had voted for Obama because he no...
  • Heidi Klum and Seal will leave US if McCain wins! (Oh No!)

    10/29/2008 4:05:16 PM PDT · by Kukai · 207 replies · 5,752+ views
    LA Times Blog ^ | October 29, 2008 | Elizabeth Snead
    Oh, no! Seal and Heidi Klum join the list of celebrities threatening to leave the U.S. if John McCain wins Tuesday. So far, potential celeb expats include Susan Sarandon, Stephen Baldwin and Michael Stipe. Tina Fey says she's leaving Earth, fer crying out loud. This is getting serious, people. There may not be any celebrities left if the Republicans keep control of the White House. Whose lives will we have to obsess about? More important, whom will I have to write about? Other than die-hard Republican creepy fame-mongers Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt and Elisabeth Hasselbeck? Seal told this month's...
  • Good Riddance, GOP Moderates (RINOs Flee The GOP Big Tent Alert)

    10/24/2008 3:31:47 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 102 replies · 2,375+ views
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | 10/24/2008 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I wish to reach around and pat myself on the back. Way back during the Republican primaries -- when the battle was between Huckabee and Mitt Romney, Fred Thompson, and McCain -- we were told by the Republican Party hierarchy that the only chance the Republican Party had (by the way, we were told this also by some of the intellectualoids in our own conservative media) to win was to attract Democrats and moderates; and that the era of Reagan was over, and we had to somehow find a way to become stewards of a big government but smarter...
  • If McCain wins, should we all move to Scandinavia? (atheist alert)

    10/22/2008 5:18:01 AM PDT · by RDTF · 60 replies · 1,357+ views
    Salon ^ | Oct 22, 2008 | Louis Bayard
    Imagine the unimaginable: Todd Palin picking out curtain patterns for the vice-presidential mansion. In such an eventuality, whither shall we flee? Four years ago, Democrats made a lot of noise about Canada, but as political statements go, there's not much sting to "I'm so mad at America I'm going to move a few degrees of latitude northward." Tina Fey has suggested we leave Earth altogether, but at the risk of reviving a discredited rubric, I'd like to propose a "third way." Actually, I'll let sociologist Phil Zuckerman propose it. In "Society Without God: What the Least Religious Nations Can Tell...