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  • Signs of donor fatigue at Obama's Bay Area fundraisers

    07/23/2014 5:33:21 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 38 replies
    SFGate.com ^ | 7/23/14 | Carla Marinucci
    LOS ALTOS HILLS -- President Obama hit the Bay Area for a fast cash-and-grab fundraising drive Wednesday, but there were signs that even in one of the nation's most reliable Democratic ATMs, donor fatigue is setting in. There was no listed price for tickets for Obama's morning appearance at a roundtable in San Francisco for the House Majority PAC - the type of intimate gathering for which admission is usually $32,400 per person, the legal maximum. Some donors said tickets had been offered for a deep discount. And in Los Altos Hills, the heart of Silicon Valley big money, the...
  • YARD SARD...?

    07/10/2014 9:42:54 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 17 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 10 July 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    -or YALE SALE?  You decide! More at Reaganite Republican...
  • More LOL Church Signs-

    03/10/2014 3:08:54 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 20 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 10 March 2014 | Reaganite Republican
        More at Reaganite Republican...    
  • Members of mom anti-gun violence group urge posting of ‘No Guns’ signs

    02/27/2014 7:35:10 AM PST · by rktman · 35 replies
    hinsdale.suntimes.com ^ | 2/26/2014 | Jane Michaels
    Western Springs and La Grange members of an anti-gun violence group are asking area businesses to post signs depicting No Guns Allowed. A new state law allows residents to carry concealed weapons, pending approval of permit applications through the Illinois State Police. The first such permits are expected to be issued beginning March 1. “I prefer to shop in places where I feel safe,” said Katherine Mudd, a Western Springs member of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. She has children, ages 7 and 9, and has been handing out postcards to area businesses.
  • 28 Signs That The Middle Class Is Heading Towards Extinction

    02/06/2014 5:34:02 PM PST · by Nachum · 23 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 2/6/14 | Tyler Durden
    Submitted by Michael Snyder of The Economic Collapse blog, The death of the middle class in America has become so painfully obvious that now even the New York Times is doing stories about it. Millions of middle class jobs have disappeared, incomes are steadily decreasing, the rate of homeownership has declined for eight years in a row and U.S. consumers have accumulated record-setting levels of debt. Being independent is at the heart of what it means to be "middle class", and unfortunately the percentage of Americans that are able to take care of themselves without government assistance continues to decline....
  • A World Wide Soul ((( Shaking ))) Event !

    01/24/2014 1:32:21 PM PST · by Jedediah · 15 replies
    1-24-14 | jedediah
    There shall be a "worldwide" Earth (( Quake )) not from plate shifting but from outer space yet in this time and dimension for I AM shaking ALL that can be shaken and this does not include My kingdom or the heavenly for I AM The Rock and Cornerstone of Hope. Therefore all that put their faith on me shall stand and not fall for I AM. There will be utter darkness and then a light but this first light shall fade for it is a false light of hope but then I shall move and My light shall be...
  • City bans 'God Bless America' signs (FL)

    10/04/2013 7:17:40 AM PDT · by ruralvoter · 26 replies
    Fox 13 News Tampa Bay, FL ^ | 10/4/13 | Anjuli Lohn
    It's a small sign with a big message, but Bartow residents are now being ordered to uproot their "God Bless America" yard signs. About 300 of the signs were handed out at First Baptist Church of Bartow following a Fourth of July sermon. But three months later, City of Bartow Code Enforcement says the temporary signs have worn out their welcome. Residents have three days to pack it up or pay a minimum fine of $25 a day. "Being a veteran, I felt like I was just kicked in the gut. I couldn't believe it, that I couldn't display my...
  • Seattle Mayor Invites Businesses to Post 'Gun-Free Zone' Signs in Their Stores

    08/19/2013 12:52:59 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 83 replies
    Seattle Mayor Invites Businesses to Post 'Gun-Free Zone' Signs in Their Stores August 19, 2013 - 3:18 PM By Penny Starr (CNSNews.com) – Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, a Democrat, is inviting local merchants to voluntarily post “Gun Free Zone” signs in their businesses, letting customers who have guns know they should shop elsewhere. “We are here to support businesses that do not wish to have guns on their premises” McGinn said in a press release issued by Washington CeaseFire, which is partnering with the mayor for the campaign. “The police department regularly enforces trespass laws when a visitor to a...
  • New Images of Comet ISON Hurtling Towards the Sun

    05/30/2013 7:08:03 PM PDT · by Errant · 27 replies
    Universe Today ^ | 30 May, 2013 | Nancy Atkinson
    As Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON) heads closer to Earth, we’re getting a better view of what has been billed by some as the “Comet of the Century.” Astronomers say these new photos from the Gemini North telescope on Mauna Kea, Hawai‘i provide hints of how well this comet might survive one of the closest comet encounters with the Sun ever recorded, on November 28, 2013. With astronomy enthusiasts hopeful and optimistic about having a spectacular comet visible in our skies, it’s anyone’s guess if the comet will actually survive its extremely close pass of the Sun to become early...
  • Obama Signs Fundraising Email for 'Non-Partisan' Organizing for Action

    05/29/2013 7:33:14 AM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 05/29/13 | JERYL BIER
    Today, President Obama personally became re-involved in his former campaign organization's new incarnation Organizing for Action. On the same day he is scheduled to appear at two DCCC fundraisers in Chicago, the president of the United States sent the following email to OFA's mailing list, signed "Barack": Friend -- This is an experiment. Organizing for Action isn't like any other organization. It's based in Chicago, not Washington, and its task is to help restore the balance of power in government. We've seen that a bottom-up movement of passionate people can still win an election in the era of big campaign...
  • Signs of Solyndra? Fisker Lays Off 75 Percent of Employees

    04/05/2013 3:12:20 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 22 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 4/5/13 | Matthew Mosk - abc news
    The government-backed electric car company Fisker Automotive laid off about 160 workers Friday, or roughly 75 percent of the automaker's staff, as it has struggled to find financial backing that would allow it to continue building its high concept clean cars. The layoff announcement came as the innovative start up faces a looming repayment on a loan from the U.S. Department of Energy, and as reports have swirled that it could be preparing to file for bankruptcy. As with the failed solar firm Solyndra, the green car company was once an early pick by the Obama Administration to be part...
  • Angel In Sky Photos: South Florida Sees A Message From Above

    03/14/2013 9:17:45 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 45 replies
    http://www.wptv.com/ ^ | March 14, 2013 | Laura Santos
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - A message from above? That’s what several South Florida residents thought after looking toward the sky on the day a new pope was named. Most saw an angel in the clouds and grabbed their cameras to document the vision.
  • Two-thirds of Israelis support peace with Palestinians that ensures security, polls find

    01/01/2013 3:46:59 AM PST · by F15Eagle · 43 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | December 31, 2012, 3:02 am | By Adiv Sterman
    67% of respondents say they would support two-state solution based on the 1967 borders, with land swaps and a demilitarized Palestine A broad majority of the Israeli public would vote in favor of a peace agreement with the Palestinians, if the government brought a plan that offered security guarantees to a referendum, polls published Sunday by the S. Daniel Abraham Center for Middle East Peace found. Roughly two-thirds of respondents (67 percent) expressed support for a two-state solution based on the 1967 borders, with land swaps; a demilitarized Palestine; and Jerusalem’s Old City administered jointly by the United States, Israel,...
  • Beltway express lanes creating a learning curve for drivers

    12/16/2012 1:43:08 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 23 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | December 10, 2012 | Dr. Gridlock
    There aren’t more, because some people just don’t like to pay tolls, and others haven’t figured how they can take advantage of the lanes. Transurban is happy to have anybody’s toll money, whether they are locals or long-distance travelers, but the lanes are designed largely for the benefit of local travelers. The entrance and exit system reflects that. The Tysons area business and civic leaders with whom I’ve talked express optimism about the lanes and seem hopeful about the two new access points at Westpark Drive and Jones Branch Drive. At this early stage, the most vexing thing about the...
  • Which of these signs will prevent another tragedy?

    12/14/2012 3:13:19 PM PST · by reegs · 32 replies
    Reegs | 12/14/2012 | Reegs
  • Domino's: Obamacare Requires 34 Million Pizza Nutrition Signs

    11/30/2012 10:10:09 AM PST · by Nachum · 61 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/30/12 | Tony Lee
    New Obamacare regulations will force pizza chains like Domino's to post up to 34 million nutrition signs in its stores -- one for every pizza combination the company makes. The rules require fast food and grocery stores that have more than 20 stores to require labels for each product they produce. Jenny Fouracre-Petko, the legislative director for Domino’s, said mandated signs will cost Domino’s nearly $5,000 per store. Even worse, the cost will get passed down to the consumer, many of whom will never see the signs since “10 percent of pizza customers never enter a Domino’s store” because they...
  • Obama supporters not proud to support Obama? (Vanity post)

    11/04/2012 5:56:06 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 9 replies
    Nov 4, 2012
    In Chicago and the Chicago Metro area there are small signs in the windows of homes and business: "PROUD UNION HOME" or "PROUD UNION MEMBER" Since there are not many Obama / Biden signs popping up I assume that these sign posters are most likely ashamed to have an Obama/Biden sign on their yard or in the window of their home. This must be a way for the Chicago union bosses to convince their members on a way to avoid having a Obama / Biden sign, but still vote for Obama.
  • ‘Donna the Deer Lady’ learns the hard way: deer crossing signs are for humans, not deer [AUDIO]

    10/18/2012 5:02:00 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 20 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10-18-2012 | Annie Z. Yu
    “Donna the Deer Lady” is in on the joke and, in a follow-up interview with the Fargo, N.D. radio station that made her a YouTube sensation, said she now feels “incredibly stupid” about her misconception about deer-crossing signs. Donna’s first call to Y94 “Morning Playhouse” was on Sep. 17 during their weekly “vent line.” She said she had been in three car accidents involving deer in the past few years, and all of these accidents occurred shortly after she saw a deer-crossing sign. “My frustration is that the Minnesota and North Dakota departments of transportation would allow these deer crossings...
  • Street-Sign Statism ... Mark Steyn

    08/01/2012 12:41:33 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 13 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | 31 July 2012 | MArk Steyn
    I've spent the last few weeks tootling round various parts of Britain and Europe, and, as always, it takes me a couple of days to acclimatize to local driving norms. I quickly appreciate being on a country lane and able to see the country, as opposed to admiring rural America's unending procession of bend signs, pedestrian-approaching signs, stop signs, stop-sign-ahead signs, stop-sign-ahead-signs-ahead signs, pedestrian-approaching-a-stop-sign signs, designated-scenic-view-ahead signs, parking-restrictions-at-the-designated-scenic-view signs, etc. It takes me a little longer to get used to the idea that I'm free to pass other cars pretty much whenever I want to, as opposed to settling in...
  • TEA Party Sign of the Year!

    06/18/2012 10:02:04 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 12 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | June 18, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    h/t Speedunque Some runners-up at Reaganite Republican
  • Taos Police continue probe into political sign fracas [gee, what is missing here?]

    06/04/2012 3:19:29 AM PDT · by dirtboy · 22 replies
    Taos News ^ | 6/1/2012 | Chandra Johnson
    Officials with the Taos Police Department say they are still working to get to the bottom of the alleged beating of a Taos landowner over the removal of political signs from in front of his property. In an interview with The Taos News May 25, property owner Roy Cunnyngham and his wife Joni recounted the events when they returned home, across from Casa los Córdovas May 1. “I don’t know how many people hit me,” Cunnyngham said of the incident. According to the police report filed the same day, Eighth Judicial District Court judge candidate Ernestina Cruz was having a...
  • A New Billboard Sign Seen Out and About ...

    03/18/2012 7:58:25 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 22 replies
    Unsourced e-mail | March 18, 2012 | Unsourced e-mail
  • Frederick 'Open for Business' signs denied by state

    01/25/2012 7:27:22 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 11 replies
    WTOP ^ | January 25, 2012 | WTOP and David Burd
    WASHINGTON - Frederick County wants to make visitors feel right at home with welcome signs highlighting some of its best aspects, but Maryland is blocking efforts to put the signs on state highways. The signs say, "Welcome to Frederick County. Open for business." Board of County Commissioners President Blaine Young said he believes politics is to blame for the state's rejection. "The state feels that government creates jobs. We feel that businesses create jobs and that's why they reject putting our signs on state-operated highways," he said. "If the State of Virginia can have 'open for business' on their welcome...
  • Slogans on the road to ruin

    12/20/2011 9:03:32 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 14 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 12/20/11 | Howie Carr
    What a splendid idea some New Hampshire lawmakers are pushing: put up more than 100 road signs at the Massachusetts border, warning unwary motorists of the overregulated, high-tax hellhole they are about to enter. So many potential signs, so little space ... Massachusetts — It’s as easy as E-B-T. Welcome to Massachusetts, where what’s ours is ours and what’s yours is ours. Welcome to Mass. — Press 2 for English. Taking it in Massachusetts. Massachusetts — the Pay to Play State. Technically, It’s Not Illegal to be Illegal in Massachusetts. Massachusetts — Where You’ll Pay Your Fair Share, and John...
  • Herman Cain Reverses, Signs Pro-Life Pledge on Abortion

    11/22/2011 8:52:44 AM PST · by julieee · 3 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | November 22, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Herman Cain Reverses, Signs Pro-Life Pledge on Abortion Washington, DC -- Herman Cain has reversed position and decided to sign a pro-life pledge on abortion a prominent pro-life group has had other Republican presidential hopefuls sign that Cain initially declined to attach his name to months ago. http://www.lifenews.com/2011/11/22/herman-cain-reverses-signs-pro-life-pledge-on-abortion/
  • Herman Cain Reverses, Signs Pro-Life Pledge on Abortion

    11/22/2011 8:52:23 AM PST · by julieee · 152 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | November 22, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Herman Cain Reverses, Signs Pro-Life Pledge on Abortion Washington, DC -- Herman Cain has reversed position and decided to sign a pro-life pledge on abortion a prominent pro-life group has had other Republican presidential hopefuls sign that Cain initially declined to attach his name to months ago. http://www.lifenews.com/2011/11/22/herman-cain-reverses-signs-pro-life-pledge-on-abortion/
  • HEAVEN EXPOSED \o/

    11/12/2011 3:26:00 PM PST · by Jedediah · 13 replies · 1+ views
    The Joshua Chronicles ,bible ^ | 11-12-11 | Jedediah
    Supernatural things are coming your way , The stuff dreams are made of but won't fade away \o/ , The supernatural exposed in and through you , Watch now as "I" come into view ! The Ancient of Days The I AM That "IS ONE" ! A Fullness , a Gladness , My Entire Kingdom , For when ever "I" show My Face , There in the midst you shall find "My" Grace , Abounding , Abiding , Sweet and True , The "ALL of ME " all over you ! Genesis 28:10-19 Amplified Bible (AMP) 10And Jacob left Beersheba...
  • Hevron Jews: Terrorists Not Safe Here

    10/26/2011 1:29:03 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 2 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 26/10/11
    Terrorists released in exchange for Gilad Shalit will not be safe on the streets of Hevron, local Jews warned Wednesday. In particular danger, they said, is terrorist Hani Rasami Jabar, a convicted murderer released into Hevron itself, who plans to resume work at his family’s business in the city. Jabar murdered yeshiva student Erez Shmuel in the 1990s. Signs have already appeared in Hevron in Hebrew and Arabic seeking Jabar’s death. A sign in Hebrew carries the warning, “You could be the next one murdered!... If you don’t murder [Jabar] he will murder you,” while a sign in Arabic calls...
  • Emanuel on Solyndra: ‘It’s not about warning signs’

    10/12/2011 6:02:05 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/12/11 | C.J. Ciaramella
    Funny, Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel just can’t remember a darn thing about White House involvement in the $535 Department of Energy loan to bankrupt solar company Solyndra. In an interview with Chicago radio station WLSAM on Tuesday, now-Chicago Mayor Emanuel said that, while he can’t remember anything about Solyndra because he’s so terribly focused on being mayor of Chicago, the investment had nothing to do with “warning signs.” Emanuel originally dodged questions about Solyndra when asked by WSLAM about it several weeks ago, saying, “I don’t actually remember that or know about it.”
  • The Useful Idiots are out in full force today

    07/26/2011 12:59:03 PM PDT · by Mountain Bike Vomit Carnage · 28 replies
    While driving around today I noticed several of Holder's People standing in front of office buildings holding signs that said " Don't take away our medicaid and social security" and other similar admonishments. I observed these small groups in 4 separate cities. I thought that it was odd but then heard on Sean Hannity that Dear Leader had given the directive during his television speech last night to get out and demand that the GOP is screwing us. Since I do not watch anything from the White House I was unaware of anything that was said during his political diatribe....
  • 10 Signs That The Americans Have Begun Freaking Out About The State Of The Economy

    07/18/2011 7:15:06 PM PDT · by Nachum · 84 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 7/18/11 | Michael Snyder, The Economic Collapse
    All over America, restlessness and frustration are growing. It has now been almost three years since the great financial crash of 2008, and yet the U.S. economy is still a complete and total mess. Click here to see the facts > In fact, there are all sorts of signs that things are about to get even worse, and the American people are just about fed up. Virtually every major poll, survey and measure of consumer confidence shows that the American people are becoming more pessimistic about the economy. Millions of hard working Americans that worked their fingers to the bone...
  • Why No smoking signs actually ENCOURAGE smokers to light up

    05/08/2011 6:19:28 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 25 replies · 2+ views
    The Daily Mail ^ | May 6, 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    No smoking signs may be driving more people to light up, a psychological study suggests. Scientists say the messages have an 'ironic effect' on smokers that increases their craving for tobacco. Without being aware of it, they react to the signs by thinking of and wanting cigarettes. 'You get ironic effects when you couple information that people perceive with negation,' said researcher Brian Earp, from Oxford University. 'When I say "don't think of a pink elephant", I've just put the thought of a pink elephant in your head. 'A lot of public health messages are framed in a negative way...
  • Town Bans Tea Party Signs in Public Park

    04/11/2011 7:44:34 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | April 11, 2011 | Tom Gantert
    A federal lawsuit claims a Branch County tea party group was denied the right to display banners and signs at a tea party rally at a public park in Coldwater because it was “too political” and “too controversial.” The Coldwater City Council then passed a resolution banning all banners and signs in that park. The Thomas More Law Center law firm filed its lawsuit last week in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan. Attorney Robert Muise of the Thomas More Law Center alleged that Coldwater City Manager Jeff Budd objected because the Common Sense Patriots of...
  • Greg Laurie: Killer Quake in Japan ... A Sign of the Times?

    03/13/2011 8:26:37 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/13/2011 | Greg Laurie
    An 8.9 magnitude earthquake in Japan has hit with a ferocious tsunami. It’s the largest earthquake in the history of Japan. This on the heels of the quake that just rocked Christchurch, New Zealand. Friends, I believe that these are “signs of the times,” without question. There are many “signs of the times” Jesus told us to look for, which point to His return. Jesus told us one of those signs is that there would be an increase in earthquakes. “And there will be great earthquakes, and in various places plagues and famines; and there will be terrors and great...
  • Obama Signs START Treaty in Relative Privacy

    02/02/2011 8:42:01 AM PST · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Fox ^ | 2/2/11 | Anne McGinn
    President Obama will host Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) for a private meeting at the White House on Wednesday. It will be the first meeting between the president and his 2008 Republican adversary since Obama took office. The White House said Tuesday night the Oval Office meeting would take place Wednesday afternoon, though there was no indication as to the reason for the meeting, or scheduled topics for discussion. Obama and McCain sat down for talks at transition headquarters in Chicago after the Democrat's election.
  • Democratic Congressman on GOP Gov. Rick Scott: 'They ought to put him against a wall and shoot him.'

    While Paul Krugman and other liberal commentators continue to exploit this weekend's tragedy by making hay out of supposedly extreme rhetoric on the right, perhaps they would do well to examine some of the rhetoric that has come from the left. On October 23, The Scranton Times reported that Rep. Paul Kanjorski, D-Pa., said this about Florida's new Republican Governor Rick Scott: "That Scott down there that's running for governor of Florida," Mr. Kanjorski said. "Instead of running for governor of Florida, they ought to have him and shoot him. Put him against the wall and shoot him. He stole...
  • Obama signs bill barring Guantanamo prison transfers

    01/07/2011 3:18:38 PM PST · by Nachum · 16 replies
    yahoo ^ | 1/7/11 | ap
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Friday signed a bill effectively barring suspects held at the Guantanamo Bay prison from being brought to the United States for criminal trial, a move that will make it hard to quickly close the jail. "Despite my strong objection to these provisions, which my administration has consistently opposed, I have signed this act because of the importance of authorizing appropriations for, among other things, our military activities in 2011," Obama said in a statement.
  • The Epiphany of the Lord

    01/06/2011 2:09:41 PM PST · by JosephJames · 3 replies
    Spiritual Food ^ | January 6, 2011 | Fr. Joseph Dwight
    God created the universe, which moves like a huge precise clock. The universe was above all created for the King of the Universe, Jesus Christ, and secondarily for human beings. THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM has fascinated many for centuries. For millennia, believers, scoffers and the curious have wondered at the Biblical account of the Star. The Bible recounts unusual, or even impossible astronomical events at Christ's birth. For many doubters, the account of the Star is easily dismissed as myth. For many believers, it is a mystery accepted on faith. But what happens if we combine current historical scholarship, astronomical...
  • 6 misunderstood first-date signs

    12/24/2010 12:30:12 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 64 replies · 1+ views
    Match.com on Yahoo ^ | December 23, 2010 | Julie Taylor
    You’re on a first date, and it’s going horribly. Or is it? It turns out that it’s all a matter of perspective. The elements that are making your date a disaster could actually signal something much sweeter. Read on for the six signs that your doomed date is anything but. 1. Your date is not your type Sure, you’ve seen your date’s photo on his or her profile — but when you meet face to face, you realize the person is so not your type. “Next!,” you say? Not so fast. “Remember that there are thousands of happy couples out...
  • Arlington dog park mural subject of federal lawsuit

    12/02/2010 2:17:53 PM PST · by muawiyah · 12 replies
    WTOP and AP ^ | December 2, 2010 | Neal Augenstein
    ARLINGTON, Va. - A colorful mural at an Arlington dog park depicting cartoon puppies frolicking and chasing bones is the subject of a federal lawsuit................. "The problem with Arlington sign code (is) whether a sign can go up or not or whether artwork can go up or not depends on the identity of who is speaking and what it is they're saying," Frommer says.
  • U.S. cities forced to spend millions changing street signs... because they are in capital letters

    11/30/2010 9:40:16 AM PST · by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears · 46 replies · 1+ views
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 30, 2010 | Daniel Bates
    Cash-strapped cities and towns across America are having to pay out millions of dollars on new signs under orders of the federal government - because they are the wrong letter size. Washington officials have demanded that every single street sign in the nation which is currently in capitals must be replaced because they are supposedly too hard to read. In their place will be new signs with the same green background and the same font, the only difference being that they are in lower-case letters. For some cities the cost will be millions of dollars at a time when budgets...
  • Britain Signs 'Treaty Between Nations' with PA

    11/05/2010 9:38:14 AM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    inn ^ | 11/5/10 | Maayana Miskin
    British Foreign Secretary William Hague signed a “treaty between nations” with Palestinian Authority leaders on Wednesday. “This agreement is the first ever bilateral treaty between the two nations,” the British Consulate-General site proclaimed. The treaty covers cooperation in the film industry. Hague signed a similar agreement with Israel. Aside from its reference to the “treaty between nations,” the UK Consulate site also referred to Hague's trip to visit PA leaders in Ramallah as “his first visit to Palestine,” apparently recognizing a new country of “Palestine” before even PA leaders have declared one to exist.
  • WaPo: Few Signs at Tea Party Rally Expressed Racially Charged Anti-Obama Themes

    10/14/2010 11:18:57 AM PDT · by kristinn · 45 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Thursday, October 14, 2010 | Amy Gardner
    A new analysis of political signs displayed at a tea party rally in Washington last month reveals that the vast majority of activists expressed narrow concerns about the government's economic and spending policies and steered clear of the racially charged anti-Obama messages that have helped define some media coverage of such events. Emily Ekins, a graduate student at UCLA, conducted the survey at the 9/12 Taxpayer March on Washington last month by scouring the crowd, row by row and hour by hour, and taking a picture of every sign she passed. Ekins photographed about 250 signs, and more than half...
  • ABC News: Year After Obama Won Nobel, World Looks for Signs of Peace

    10/08/2010 8:36:41 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 29 replies · 1+ views
    ABC News ^ | October 8, 2010 | By RUSSELL GOLDMAN
    One year after the Nobel prize jury made its controversial decision to award President Obama the prize for world peace, a larger jury is still waiting for the president to live up to those lofty expectations. Even some of Obama's allies -- like former Nobel laureates Al Gore and Jimmy Carter -- declined to assess his performance in fulfilling what the peace prize said was his "vision" of world harmony. The one year anniversary of Obama's prize comes as fighting is escalating in Afghanistan, the war in Iraq continues to smolder and Obama struggles to keep fledgling Middle East peace...
  • Schwarzenegger signs major health care bills

    10/05/2010 1:12:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 3 replies · 1+ views
    business week ^ | 10/5/10 | ROBIN HINDERY
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday signed seven major health care-reform bills, including legislation establishing a Web-based insurance exchange that will allow consumers to comparison-shop for coverage. The governor's action makes California the first state to implement an oversight board for insurance exchange marketplaces since the new federal health care law was enacted earlier this year. Massachusetts implemented its exchange prior to reform. "For national reform to succeed, it will be up to the states to make it work, and California is moving forward on reforms that will provide affordable and quality health care insurance," Schwarzenegger said in a statement.
  • Campaign yard sign thieves.(prevention?)Vanity

    10/01/2010 8:40:14 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 36 replies
    Any good suggestions for preventing or capturing DemoRATS that steal campaign yard signs from your yard? Maybe rat traps? http://tucsoncitizen.com/in-the-aggregate/tag/dems-steal-campaign-signs-in-ld-20/
  • Taxpayers Paid At Least $9 Million for Signs Promoting Obama's Economic Stimulus

    09/17/2010 10:42:27 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 15 replies
    CNSNews ^ | September 17, 2010 | Fred Lucas
    Republicans question the estimates as being too low Stimulus sign (CNSNews.com) – At a minimum, taxpayers have spent $9.1 million as of July 2010 on signs advertising the Obama administration’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, also known as the stimulus law, according to federal officials reporting estimates to the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board.But the cost is probably much higher since the six government agencies that spent stimulus dollars relied largely on sampling to get an estimate of how much money was spent on posting signs near Recovery Act projects.Most of the signs read, “Putting America to Work,” and they...
  • Hubble Spots Space Spiral ( for this can't be a failed missile launch. )

    09/12/2010 10:32:29 PM PDT · by American Constitutionalist · 27 replies
    Discovery News. ^ | September 7 , 2010 | Ian O'Neill
    http://news.discovery.com/space/hubble-spots-ghostly-space-spiral.html
  • Obama Railroading Propaganda Signs

    08/25/2010 8:30:05 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    human events ^ | 8/25/10 | Connie Hair
    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has dropped its requirement for "stimulus" project propaganda signage, according to a communiqué from the department’s inspector general. As of July 15 the policy changed, the I.G. says, and signs and plaques promoting the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) at jobsites and on things like "stimulus"-funded railroad cars were “strongly encouraged” in lieu of the mandate. Sounds like a Capone line.
  • DOT Asked Contractors to Post Signs 'Solely Used to Publicize' Obama's Stimulus Law

    08/20/2010 10:30:52 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies · 1+ views
    CNSNews ^ | August 20, 2010 | Fred Lucas
    American Recovery and Reinvestment Act sign near Dulles Airport in Northern Virginia. (Photo by Rachel Jeffries/Courtesy of House oversight committee staff)   (CNSNews.com) – The U.S. Department of Transportation imposed strict guidelines for the placement, size, and visibility of signs promoting the $862-billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), popularly known as the economic stimulus bill, according to a review by DOT’s inspector general released on Thursday. Some Republican congressman say the signs amount to taxpayer-funded propaganda for the stimulus package. Two DOT agencies--transit and rail--initially required that stimulus-funded projects post ARRA signs, but now the DOT “strongly encourages”...