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  • Obama and Morsi: Separated at Birth

    12/06/2012 5:53:51 AM PST · by expat1000 · 25 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | December 06, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    In Cairo, Morsi scribbles his decrees and in Washington DC, Obama scribbles his. There is an ocean between the two men, but there is a good deal that they have in common. Both are ideologues who piggybacked on public outrage over the national impact of international economic declines to climb to power and pursue their true agendas. Without worries about the price of bread, the odds are good that Mubarak would be sitting in his old place and Morsi would be looking over the latest economic reports from the Brotherhood's business networks and front groups. And without a sharp decline...
  • Neo-Bolshevik CA Teacher Union Employs Cute Class-Warfare Cartoon to Drum-Up Hatred 4 the Evil Rich

    12/06/2012 5:19:09 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 11 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 06 December 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    With radical bonehead Ed Asner narrating, great This crap will make you sick: manipulative indoctrination propaganda -it looks like something you'd see out of Pyongyang- that will inevitably be shown in a classroom full of impressionable, young children, and at taxpayer expense (!) Maybe somebody should tell these Obammunist losers that top earners in the Golden State are already slated to be paying over half their income in taxes next year- but since when do we ever we allow ourselves to be topped by France, eh libs? [YouTube] Update: Below summary replaces original video -which portrayed 'the rich' urinating on the poor-  since the California...
  • Pacific Justice Wins Injunction Against Insane California Law

    12/06/2012 4:59:16 AM PST · by scottfactor · 7 replies ^ | 12/06/12 | Gina Miller
    In the wake of the freakish presidential election results, there has been very little good news for the defenders of America. Instead, we have seen the maniacal, communist Democrat regime in Washington doubling down on its destructive agenda. We have seen Barack Obama (or whatever his name is) continue to pound his deranged insistence on raising taxes on the producers in our nation. Raising taxes on the “rich” will not help the monstrous debt the Obama administration has added to the already huge national debt that had ballooned under President George W. Bush. No, this is not about reducing the...
  • UPDATE 3-US shale production to push oil, gas output higher-EIA

    12/05/2012 9:18:33 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Reuters ^ | December 5, 2012 | Ayesha Rascoe
    * US crude production forecast to reach 7.5 mbd by 2019 * Imports as share of energy production seen sliding * US seen as net LNG exporter by 2016 U.S. oil and gas production over the next two decades will be higher than previously expected, the government said on Wednesday, underscoring the push toward greater energy self-sufficiency and more exports of natural gas. In its annual outlook, including the first forecasts through 2040, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said imports as a share of total U.S. energy production, including oil, gas and renewables, would be 9 percent by 2040 against...
  • DOOMSDAY Preppers vs. DISASTER Preppers - What We Have Here Is A Failure To Communicate

    12/05/2012 7:58:13 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies
    Emergency Management ^ | December 2, 2012 | Valerie Lucus-McEwen
    A few days ago, I posted this blog: Doomsday Preppers are Socially Selfish. The role of a blogger is to foment discussion an it certainly appears that’s what I did. I very much appreciated most of the 150+ comments – except perhaps the ones that called me ‘stupid’, ‘nuts, ‘arrogant’, ‘ignorant’ – and a few personal emails that were much more graphic. I wrote this for the emergency management community, who pretty much misunderstood what I was saying. Social media is certainly powerful and I had no idea this would be so controversial. FIRST .. let me offer a heartfelt...
  • Passenger in vehicle with Jordan Davis was adult convicted of burglary in 2011

    12/05/2012 6:41:04 PM PST · by marktwain · 21 replies ^ | 5 December, 2012 | marktwain
    One of the passengers in the Durango that was fired on by Michael Dunn was an adult convicted of burglary in 2011. Tommie Stornes was on probation at the time of the shooting. It is not known if the Dodge Durango involved in the shooting was the same Dodge Durango that was used in the burglary.
  • I was wrong, and I admit it

    12/05/2012 12:05:18 PM PST · by Alaska Wolf · 64 replies
    Mat-Sub Valley Frontiersman ^ | Nov. 29,2012 | Charles Fredericks
    19 comments To the editor: Back in 2008, right at the peak of the McCain/Palin, Obama/Biden presidential election, I wrote a scathing opinion to the Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman about Sarah Palin (titled “Caribou Barbie”), and five years later, I would like to recant my opinion and tell the people of the Mat-Su Valley just how wrong I was at the time. The Frontiersman published the opinion and it drew a lot of comments, mostly negative, and here we are almost five years later, and I want to pass on what I have learned. In closing, Sarah Palin warned us, and...
  • More Bad News For CU Robbers In The Wolverine State(MI)

    12/05/2012 11:25:18 AM PST · by marktwain · 8 replies ^ | 4 December, 2012 | NA
    Last week's post on the pistol-packing ways of some credit union members, and their bad attitude toward robbers, led some credit union officials and attorneys to keep an eye out for similar incidents. In what cannot be a mere coincidence, a well-known credit union attorney put me on to another take-down, this one in Michigan. Would-be robbers picked the wrong person in Redford Saturday Night. Redford police say a 31-year-old Redford resident had just withdrawn money from an ATM at Community Choice Credit Union, 25447 Five Mile, when he was approached by two people who demanded he hand over his...
  • Mafia Suspected In Vineyard Attack

    12/05/2012 9:53:52 AM PST · by AtlasStalled · 7 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 12/05/12 | Friends of Ours
    Not even the wine in Italy is sacred to the Mafia. The wise guys are the prime suspects in a sabotage attack against a Tuscan vineyard where 80,000 litres of its prized wine "was poured down the drain" as reported by Nick Pisa for the Daily Mail: "raiders broke into the cellars smashing through armoured glass which house the famous Brunello di Montalcino and targeted barrels from the 2007 through to 2012 vintage and then simply turned on the taps." The Mafia increasingly has entered the gastronomic sector with inferior products and is muscling out its legitimate rivals, and anti-Mafia...
  • The Deadly Israeli House

    12/05/2012 4:36:52 AM PST · by expat1000 · 11 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | 04 Dec 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    There are few weapons as deadly as the Israeli house. When its bricks and mortar are combined together, the house, whether it is one of those modest one story hilltop affairs or a five floor apartment building complete with hot and cold running water, becomes far more dangerous than anything green and glowing that comes out of the Iranian centrifuges. Forget the cluster bomb and the mine, the poison gas shell and even tailored viruses. Iran can keep its nuclear bombs. They don't impress anyone in Europe or in Washington DC. Genocide is equally not worthy of attention when in...
  • Amsterdam proposes “scum villages”

    12/04/2012 5:50:40 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Hot Air ^ | December 4, 2012 | Ed Morrissey
    Can we count just how many horrid 20th century chapters of humanity this might evoke? In a move that sounds straight out of Orwell, Amsterdam allocated 1 million euros last week to a plan that would relocate trouble-making neighbors to camps on the outskirts of the city, the BBC reports. The “scum villages,” as critics have called them, would lie in isolated areas and provide only basic services to their unwilling residents. According to details of the plan reported by Der Spiegel and the BBC, residents will live in “container homes,” under the watchful eye of social workers or police....
  • Republicans Can Learn Something from a State Where Obama Lost ALL 77 COUNTIES...

    12/04/2012 1:19:48 PM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 28 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 04 December 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    In the recent presidential election, Barack Obama lost every single county in Oklahoma (Utah and West Virginia, too)... what do they know that we don't? Well, early in Obama's first term Oklahoma passed a state law to incarcerate all illegal immigrants. Oklahoma House Bill 1804 was passed against the advice of the Federal Government and ACLU, they said it would be 'a mistake'. Naturally, the number of illegals in the state plummeted ever since... The state also passed a law -SB 1102- to include DNA samples from any and all illegals to the Oklahoma database for criminal investigative purposes. Nancy Pelosi said it was 'unconstitutional',...
  • ROCKFORD, IL: Don’t bring a pellet gun to gunfight

    12/04/2012 7:15:53 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 15 replies
    ROCKFORD, IL: Don’t bring a pellet gun to gunfight Rockford (Guns Save Life) - A 17-year-old aspiring armed robber and soon-to-be father Brandon Pierce of Rockford, IL was struck down in his prime while robbing a jewelry store in Rockford, according to police. Police did not deny that Mr. Pierce tried announced the robbery while holding a handgun, and the owner of the store retrieved his own handgun and fired a number of shots at the robber and that the gun later turned out to be a pellet pistol. Just a classic case of don’t bring a pellet gun to...
  • The Boehner Fiscal Offer

    12/04/2012 7:08:31 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 9 replies
    Madison Project ^ | Dec 4, 2012 | Daniel Horowitz
    The Boehner Fiscal Offer Dec 4, 2012 | Author: Daniel Horowitz Here are two things to keep in mind with regards to Boehner’s budget offer. First, when you begin negotiations agreeing to 60% of the demands of the other side and fail to offer a bold contrast on the other 40%, you are headed for an outcome that is 80-90% favorable to your opponent. Second, when you need to outsource your budget plan and entire view of government to Democrat Erskine Bowles, you are relegating yourself and your party to irrelevancy. John Boehner and other House GOP leaders have offered...
  • Even murder is excused when the killer is a coddled selfish athlete the: “gun culture did it”

    12/04/2012 6:23:57 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 25 replies ^ | DECEMBER 4TH, 2012 | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    The murder suicide committed by selfish coddled phony Kansas City Chief’s linebacker Jovan Belcher was a tragedy for two people. His live-in girlfriend murder victim, 22 year old Kasandra Perkins, of course, but more so their 3 month old baby daughter Zoey who is now left an orphan because her father could not deal with hearing the word “No.” Of course we don’t know exactly what was being argued over when the frustration of being told “No” must have overtaken Belcher. Nevertheless, in the aftermath what we can see and hear gives us a fair idea of what we couldn’t...
  • With a Pocketful of Democracy

    12/04/2012 4:59:42 AM PST · by expat1000 · 8 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | December 03, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    The age of the encyclopedia salesman and the vacuum cleaner salesman peddling heavy bundles of books and snakelike cables door to door is done. But the age of the democracy salesman has taken its place. No longer do bright young lads tote along everything there is to know about the letter E in one omnibus volume or demonstrate how the latest Suck-O-Zoom can get stains out of any carpet as an introduction to the wonders of free enterprise. Instead, if they haven't been sidetracked by the siren lure of the dot com or the minimum wage job, they, like the...
  • Commission Opposes T-Shirt Company’s Refusal To Print Gay Pride Message

    12/03/2012 8:22:47 PM PST · by massmike · 36 replies ^ | 12/03/2012 | n/a
    A Kentucky commission has announced its support of a gay and lesbian group suing a T-shirt company owned by a Christian man who declined to print the group’s shirts because the message, he said, violates his faith. Blaine Adamson, who owns Hands On Originals (HOO) in Lexington, Ky., refused to print T-shirts for the Gay and Lesbian Services Organization (GLSO) in early March, because he disagreed with the “gay pride” message the group wanted printed on the shirts. “I want the truth to come out — it’s not that we have a sign on the front door that says, ‘No...
  • The Deepest Source of Our Troubles

    12/03/2012 5:34:08 PM PST · by grey_whiskers · 57 replies ^ | Dec 2, 2012 | Paul Rahe
    On Saturday, I touched on some of the sources of Mitt Romney's failure on 6 November, noting his almost willful alienation of Hispanic voters and his incompetence in executing a get-out-the-vote effort, but emphasizing, above all else, his decision -- most evident in his contentless acceptance speech at the Republican convention -- to eschew an appeal to first principles, to treat Barack Obama as a decent fellow with decent principles who is merely out of his depth, and to present himself to the voters as a more competent manager. Of necessity, in that post, I ignored aspects of the situation...
  • If [you can keep your head when all about you...]

    12/03/2012 12:28:44 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 19 replies
    Poem Hunter ^ | 1895 | Rudyard Kipling
    If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too: If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or, being lied about, don't deal in lies, Or being hated don't give way to hating, And yet don't look too good, nor talk too wise; If you can dream---and not make dreams your master; If you can think---and not make thoughts your aim, If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster And treat those...
  • The Pillbillies are getting desperate living in the Obamanation!

    12/03/2012 8:50:22 AM PST · by Mad Dawgg · 33 replies
    December 3rd 2012 | Mad Dawgg (Me)
    The Police were just at my door. They wanted to know if my security cameras were on. Some asshats just robbed the coin shop located about 10 yards from my front door. They walked in grabbed the old gentleman that owns the shop and beat him over the head and then robbed him in broad daylight. They got a lot of gold and silver coins and other collectable coins as well. For folks in a lot of cities this stuff happens all of the time. In our small town it is rare. Or should I say, it was rare. Then...