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  • The nightmare that woke me [false flag?]

    01/04/2013 4:53:55 PM PST · by NewJerseyJoe · 23 replies
    self | 1/4/13 | NewJerseyJoe
    This nightmare thought woke me in the wee hours the other night .... Can you imagine if a certain someone staged a certain attempted act on himself (or on one of his cronies, willingly or not)? The act would be staged to be unsuccessful -- perhaps a close call -- and he would use it as his clarion call to carry out a certain action on his agenda.Even more: imagine if he staged it to coincide with the annual Right-to-Life march, to pin it on pro-lifers -- to proverbially "kill two birds with one stone." And his lapdog leftist media...
  • Tea Party Establishes Congressional Advocacy Team

    01/04/2013 3:58:47 PM PST · by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny · 10 replies
    TheTeaParty.net ^ | January 4, 2013
    Grassroots group forms first ever Tea Party advocacy group, including former Congressman J.D. Hayworth, conservative activists Niger Innis and Bob Adams, to push for smaller government on Capitol Hill...
  • Government arms itself while disarming the American people

    01/04/2013 9:07:31 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 15 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 1/4/12 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    As Florida becomes the first state to register one million concealed carry permits and the Illinois’ legislature writes the nations’ most draconian gun-ban regulations, the US government is quietly using $1.6 billion in borrowed money to amass ammunition for the domestic operations of Homeland Security. A 91 page standard transaction form filled out by the Department of Homeland Security Training Center in Glynco, GA reveals a staggering amount of ammunition purchased (in unit price in the thousands) by the Department. The .223 Rem Caliber 62/64 Grain JHP was purchased in quantity of...
  • The Forgotten Borough (Resisting Hurricane Sandy)

    01/04/2013 8:44:22 AM PST · by OddLane · 7 replies
    American Rattlesnake ^ | January 4, 2013 | Gerard Perry
    Living in this city your entire life gives one the opportunity to experience things you would not normally encounter in any other part of the country. Many of these experiences are deeply unpleasant and disturbing, including periodic attempts, with varying degrees of success, by terrorists to blow up large sections of it, along with its inhabitants. Putting aside the preternatural feeling that I’m living in a very bad Michael Bay film-as if there is any other kind-there aren’t many things that occur to or in New York that shake me out of the existential torpor which stems from spending most...
  • Where The Jobs Are: "55 And Older"

    01/04/2013 7:42:58 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 01/04/2013 | Tyler Durden
    A good jobs report? Sure, if one is 55 and over. In December the American jobs gerontocracy continued its relentless course, and as the two charts below summarize since Obama's first term, some 2.7 million jobs in the 16-55 year old category have been lost. The "offset": 4 million jobs for Americans between 55 and 69. For all those young people graduating from college (with $150,000 in student loans) who are unable to get a job, here is our advice: tell your parents, and grandparents, to retire already. Oh wait, they can't because Bernanke destroyed their savings. Oops -...
  • 13 Reasons You're Not As Successful As You Should Be

    01/03/2013 11:31:55 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    National Federation of Independent Business ^ | January 4, 2013 | Jim Kukral
    Feeling down about your small business these days? Is the broken economy hurting your sales and keeping you up at night? Need some motivation and tough love to help you stop pitying yourself? Well, here you go: 13 reasons you might have in your head about why you're not as successful as you should be. #1 Reason You’re Not As Successful As You Should Be – Laziness I don’t think there’s an easy way to put this. I have to assume that you’re lazy. Every single successful person works their butts off to get where they are. It’s ok to...
  • Hungary's Christian-Influenced Constitution (Theonomy Applied)

    01/03/2013 8:20:35 PM PST · by GodAndCountryFirst · 5 replies
    Theonomy Resources ^ | DECEMBER 25, 2012
    On April 25, 2011, Hungary adopted a new constitution titled "The Fundamental Law of Hungary," which took effect January 1, 2012. This constitution, while not entirely Christian, does include several biblical principles of civil government, as well as statements explicitly acknowledging both God and Christianity's important impact on the nation. In aspects of the constitution (see excerpts below), one sees a marked difference between Hungary's direction and America's direction. While American law denigrates marriage, the family, the helpless (especially the unborn), church/state cooperation, Christianity's national influence, and God, Hungarian law does just the opposite.
  • Power To the People

    01/03/2013 3:34:16 PM PST · by expat1000 · 10 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | Jan 2, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    At a Brady Center event to "Prevent Gun Violence by Jodie Foster Fans from Accidentally Hitting White House Press Secretaries in the Head" the Brady Center Legal Action Project Director asked retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens whether having a right to a cell phone might be a more universal form of self-defense than gun ownership. "Maybe you have some kind of constitutional right to have a cell phone with a predialed 911 number at your bedside, and that might provide you with a little better protection than a gun, which you’re not used to using," Justice Stevens mumbled....
  • Interesting Times are approaching.

    01/03/2013 10:13:23 AM PST · by servo1969 · 22 replies
    vanity | 1-3-2013 | servo1969
    The Communists are tossing away their masks now. An Illinois Senate committee, in a party-line vote, has approved restrictions on semiautomatic assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips. Obama has apparently said he will move quickly on a new ASB and some kind of Amnesty for illegals. I always think of the 1950’s. I wasn't alive then so I can only study history. Everything that was considered right in the 1950’s is wrong now. That’s how Obama sees America. Everything white, male, Christian, patriotic or heterosexual is inherently and irredeemably EVIL. The more of these categories something falls under the more...
  • Hollywood's 'Promised Land' 'Not Very Accurate'

    01/03/2013 9:54:57 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Breitbart's Big Hollywood / The Associated Press ^ | January 2, 2013 | Michael Rubinkam
    ALLENTOWN, Pa.-The new movie "Promised Land" digs into the fierce national debate over fracking, the technique that's generated a boom in U.S. natural gas production while also stoking controversy over its possible impact on the environment and human health. Written by and starring Matt Damon and John Krasinski, the film comes at an opportune time for a big-screen exploration of the issues surrounding the shale gas revolution, with cheap natural gas transforming the nation's energy landscape and "fracking" now a household word. But viewers shouldn't necessarily expect a realistic treatment of drilling and fracking. It's not that kind of film...
  • Resist, We Much!

    01/03/2013 4:54:58 AM PST · by scottfactor · 4 replies
    scottfactor.com ^ | 01/03/13 | Gina Miller
    “But resist we much… we must… and we will much… about… that… be committed.”That was Al Sharpton’s eloquence-challenged statement against Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s campaign to get a grip on outrageous union costs to the state’s economy. For some reason, that unfortunate stumble has been echoing in my head lately, even though it has been almost a year and half since Sharpton said it. Resist, we much! What else can we do at this point but resist? It is astonishing to watch your country fall. It is a gut-twisting, sickening thing to see craven cowards (redundant, perhaps, but true) in...
  • Gun Ownership and People Power

    01/02/2013 11:33:08 PM PST · by expat1000 · 4 replies
    frontpagemag.com ^ | Jan 3, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    At a Brady Center event, its Legal Action Project Director asked retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens whether having a right to a cell phone might be a more universal form of self-defense than gun ownership. “Maybe you have some kind of constitutional right to have a cell phone with a pre-dialed 911 number at your bedside, and that might provide you with a little better protection than a gun, which you’re not used to using,” Justice Stevens mumbled. Stevens, who often seemed unclear on the difference between a right and an entitlement, had a point. Why bother waiting...
  • After Newtown Tragedy, Company Begins Making Bullet-Proof Kid Clothes

    01/02/2013 11:19:46 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Mediaite ^ | January 2, 2013 | Anjali Sareen
    A garment maker that specializes in bullet-proof goods for adults is planning to manufacture and sell a line of bullet-proof clothes exclusively for children, in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Miguel Caballero has been in the garment business in Bogota, Colombia for 22 years, but has never been able to break through the U.S. market. He hopes his new line of kid’s clothes will change that. Caballero plans to sell T-shirts, vests, and combination backpack-vests. He says the inspiration for his new business model was when he started to receive requests from worried parents after...
  • European Murder Rates Compared to the United States: Demographics vs Guns

    01/02/2013 6:38:06 PM PST · by marktwain · 19 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 3 January, 2013 | Dean Weingarten
    When the subject is gun control, those who demand more for the United States always point to Europe. Europe, they say, has more gun control than the United States, and lower murder rates. Europe, of course, is a diverse place. Some places have lots of guns and low murder rates. Some places have few guns and higher murder rates. The reason that many developed European countries have murder rates much lower than the United States is not guns or gun control. It is demographics. In 2006 the Department of Justice issued a report on violent felons in large urban counties....
  • GOP Leaders: Allen West for Speaker of House!

    01/02/2013 1:08:46 PM PST · by RobaWho · 37 replies
    RobCunninghamUSA ^ | Rob Cunningham
    Send a loud, strong and bold message! Cost = Nothing. Value = Party Salvation.
  • Insanity: Spending Our Way Out of Debt

    01/02/2013 11:02:57 AM PST · by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny · 3 replies
    TPNN - TEA PARTY NEWS NETWORK ^ | January 2, 2013 | Jennifer Burke
    Congress continues to show that they view us as serfs and view your hard earned money as automatically belonging to them first…..you should just be happy that they allow you to keep some...
  • The end of America: Why Romney lost

    01/02/2013 9:42:14 AM PST · by Perseverando · 62 replies
    WND ^ | January 1, 2013 | Pamela Geller
    Exclusive: Pamela Geller traces death of the republic to 2 short words The United States of America was created as an independent nation whose founding ideal was the principle of individual rights. Freedom. Ayn Rand said that “freedom, in a political context, means freedom from government coercion.” America was the first moral government based on individual rights, the nation of the Enlightenment. In this age of Obama, that ideal has been tossed aside for … “free stuff.” I have, for some time, struggled with the new reality: America void of her reason, existing without the reason for her existence, her...
  • Henry Blodget of Business Insider: DON'T BE FOOLED: The Republicans Are Winning

    01/02/2013 8:46:43 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 01/02/2013 | Henry Blodget
    To listen to all the moaning out of the House of Representatives yesterday, you could be forgiven for thinking that the Republicans are losing the fiscal battle in Washington. Actually, they're winning. To see this, you just need to step back and look at the tax deal and the country's fiscal trends from a broader perspective. Yesterday, the American government voted to extend almost all of the Bush Tax Cuts permanently. Not temporarily, as a stimulus measure. Permanently. Ever since the Bush Tax Cuts were first enacted in 2001--temporarily, as a stimulus measure--one goal of the Republican party has been...
  • Outside the Territory of Reason

    01/02/2013 4:36:36 AM PST · by expat1000 · 15 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | Jan 1, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    As the edge of the fiscal cliff approaches and then recedes, like an imagined desert isle appearing and disappearing admit the waves, the process that has brought America into the tyranny of debt goes on. The national debt, like our annual deficits, is a symptom of the true problem. Irresponsible behavior is a symptom of irresponsible thinking. Bad choices come from the failure to understand consequences. Power is not just an aphrodisiac, it numbs one to the understanding that there even are consequences. The centers of people in a nation are the last to feel the cold and their decisions...
  • Doing Something

    01/02/2013 1:25:15 AM PST · by marktwain · 1 replies
    No Lawyers - Only Guns and Money ^ | 31 December, 2012 | John Richardson
    The constant refrain that we've heard every minute of every day since Newtown from the gun prohibitionists, the politicians, and the mainstream media is that we must do something, we must "demand a plan", we must pass a law. Josh Felker of LoneStar Handgun in Schertz, Texas decided to do something but it isn't what the gun prohibitionists and their political and media allies are advocating. Mr. Felker offered 400 slots in his Texas CHL classes free to teachers in Texas. The teachers in Texas took him up on the offer and all were booked within 24 hours. From the...
  • Putting America's Tax Hike In Perspective (This one picture tells us where the real problem is)

    01/01/2013 4:15:06 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 01/01/2013 | Tyler Durden
    One of those occasions when one picture really does speak a thousands words.Houston, we may have a spending problem.
  • Muslims Burn About 1,200 Cars on New Year’s Eve in France

    01/01/2013 2:41:12 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 36 replies
    The Conservative Papers ^ | January 1, 2013 | alpineski
    Muslims Burn About 1,200 cars on New Year’s Eve in France Interior Minister Manuel Valls said Tuesday that 1,193 vehicles were burned overnight around the country. Clashes between police and offenders in the New Year’s Eve took place in the Muslim majority districts in the city of Strasbourg and Mulhouse. About seven police officers were attacked New Years eve night. Around 1,200 cars were burned by rioting Muslims on the New Year’s Eve in France, where the mass burning cars in the national holidays are kind of tradition among Muslim residents of the disadvantaged suburbs of immigrants. In recent years,...
  • There’s no fool like an old fool? Try, There’s no fool like a ‘know it all young fool’

    01/01/2013 8:40:39 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 20 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | JANUARY 1ST, 2013 | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    The gap between the earnings of those below 35 and those over 35 is now sufficiently large to say the younger generation will NOT live better than their parents or grandparents. This generation, tagged Generation Y, is seeing its window close and a growing likelihood it will be the first generation in American history to live less well than previous generations. Generation Y men and women with skills and educational levels that should have been gateways to at least an upper middle class life are finding the positions they trained for in the various professions either don’t exist or are...
  • The Newtown killer's guns "mystery"

    01/01/2013 7:05:02 AM PST · by marktwain · 14 replies
    weaponsman.com ^ | 1 January, 2013 | Weaponsman
    One good rule of thumb to bear in mind is that, in fast-moving news events, much of what the media report at the beginning is going to be erroneous, false, or fabricated outright. First, that's how they roll: people who go into the media want to change the world, and have no overarching moral structure or ethical framework beyond Marxian utilitarianism. Second, people go in the media because they like telling stories, and stories are best with a beginning, middle and end, and a good guy in a white hat and a bad guy in a black one: so that's...
  • California Law Enforcement Is Losing Fight Against Mexican Drug Cartels

    01/01/2013 5:25:39 AM PST · by AtlasStalled · 31 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 01/01/13 | Friends of Ours
    California has indeed become The Golden State for Mexican drug cartels which have solidified their hold over the narco trade by eliminating the middle man to deal directly with street gangs in the distribution chain as reported by Adam Housley for Fox News. Of course, it's hard to place the full blame on law enforcement for failing to push back the drug cartels. After all, the border remains unsecure, many cities provide sanctuary to illegal immigrants among whom the narco traffickers hide, the entertainment industry glorifies drug culture and the criminal underworld, and so-called medical marijuana makes a mockery of...
  • December 31, 1912

    01/01/2013 4:35:46 AM PST · by expat1000 · 13 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | Dec 31, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    The next year sweeps around the earth like the hand of a clock, from Australia to Europe and across the great stretch of the Atlantic it rides the darkness to America. And then around and around again, each passing day marking another sweep of the hours. In Times Square crowds of tourists gather in clumps behind police barricades, clutching corporate swag beneath video billboards shifting and humming in the cool air. And the same scene repeats in other squares and other places even if it doesn't feel like there is a great deal to celebrate. While the year makes its...
  • In the world, 75% of humans live their lives being ransacked by mafias, cops, and the military

    12/31/2012 7:27:43 PM PST · by virgil283 · 13 replies
    no-pasaran ^ | Monday, December 31, 2012
    "Something I never see mentioned as an argument for an armed citizenry: look at the everyday life of regular people in the rest of the world, outside of the West and other developped nations. Until today, 75% of humans live their lives being ransacked by mafias, cops, and military. That's why I've always been suspicious of law enforcement and military: these people should never been allowed to outgun the citizenry..... The right to keep and bear arms is a civil right. If you doubt that, consider the history of arms control in England, where members of the Catholic minority (and...
  • Demand A Plan HYPOCRITES

    12/28/2012 7:21:34 PM PST · by BBell · 13 replies
    http://www.youtube.com ^ | Dec 25, 2012 | sailingmanuel
    Demand A Plan HYPOCRITES
  • Demand A Plan - Demand Celebrities Go [bleep] Themselves

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxRlpRcorEU
  • Demand a plan- demand celebrities go #### themselves

    12/31/2012 9:11:07 AM PST · by Signalman · 17 replies
    youtube.com ^ | 12/25/2012 | ma5one
    Hypocrite celebrities and their anti gun agenda.
  • Pravda : 'Americans never give up your guns'

    12/31/2012 3:51:31 PM PST · by virgil283 · 43 replies
    pravda.ru/opinion ^ | 28.12.2012 | Stanislav Mishin
    "These days, there are few few things to admire about the socialist, bankrupt and culturally degenerating USA, but at least so far, one thing remains: the right to bare arms and use deadly force to defend one’s self and possessions......who themselves grew up and came from the same culture? No it is about power and a total power over the people. There is a lot of desire to bad mouth the Tsar, particularly by the Communists, who claim he was a tyrant, and yet under him we were armed and under the progressives disarmed. Do not be fooled by a...
  • David Gregory (media elite) vs Adam Meckler (Army vet) Gun Criminals

    12/31/2012 1:13:46 PM PST · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 31 December, 2012 | Dean Weingarten
    In December of 2012, David Gregory: deliberately violated D.C. gun law for financial and political gain. In September of 2011, Adam Meckler: inadvertently violated D.C. Gun law. David Gregory possessed a 30 round magazine, categorically prohibited under D.C. Law. Adam Meckler possessed a few 9mm cartridges, without the proper D.C. permit. David Gregory has not been charged, arrested, or taken to jail. Adam Meckler was arrested, handcuffed, taken to jail, eventually was released and plead a plea bargain that included a fine, probation, and being registered on the D.C. gun offender list. David Gregory has been lauded by his...
  • Americans may soon be permitted to RENT guns but not own them

    12/31/2012 8:49:59 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 99 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/31/12 | Doug Book
    The widely anticipated senate bill soon to be introduced by gun-banner extraordinaire Diane Feinstein will do far more than eliminate “assault weapons” (AW’s) and “high capacity” magazines. According to a summary on the senator’s website, concealed carry license holder Feinstein–who proposed an outright ban on all handguns while packing her own for self-defense—will demand that owners of guns affected by her legislation: pay a $200 fee for EACH banned weapon owned; submit pictures, fingerprints and register AW’s with the ATF; have local law enforcement attest to the owner’s identity and specify the address at which each weapon will be kept....
  • he Values Economy

    12/31/2012 5:24:45 AM PST · by expat1000 · 15 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | December 31, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    There are two types of things that we put money into; the things that we need and the things that we don't. The former represent our physical needs and the latter our spiritual needs. Food for the body and food for the mind. We need to eat, but we don't need to see a movie. We need a house to live in, but we don't need a house of worship. We need a car to get to work, but we don't need a painting on our wall once we get there. Culture isn't a luxury, even the poorest of the...
  • Cocaine Witches Get Their Just Desserts

    12/31/2012 5:24:33 AM PST · by AtlasStalled · 4 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 12/31/12 | Friends of Ours
    The drug trade is a rough business, and the fairer sex can't expect any special treatment. Only months after her release from prison Lorena Henao Montoya was gunned down by two hit men on a motorcycle in northeastern Colombia as reported by BBC News: "Henao's brother, Orlando, and her husband, Ivan Urdinola, were considered co-founders of Colombia's Norte del Valle or Northern Valley drug cartel in the late 1980s." Karma is catching up with the drug queens from Colombia. Last September Griselda Blanco, the "cocaine godmother" who played rough on the streets of Miami, FL during the 1970s and 1980s,...
  • Handicapped-accessible housing, licenses for undocumented immigrants,

    12/30/2012 7:04:39 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 9 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | December 30, 2012 | MARYALICE GILL
    Handicapped-accessible housing, licenses for undocumented immigrants, top issues for Latina leaders in Nashua.. Though they come from different countries, the 14 women in the Granite State Organizing Project’s Latina leadership series share similar fears. “We always have this thing in the back of our heads that no matter what we do, we’re never going to be heard, because we’re pretty much not from here,” said Liz Taveras, of Nashua. “It’s like, ‘You’re an alien coming to this country. Go back to your own country.’ But I was raised here. If anyone asks me about Puerto Rico, I have nothing to...
  • More Murdered with Hands and Feet than "Assault Rifles"

    12/30/2012 3:40:33 PM PST · by marktwain · 12 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 30 December, 2012 | Dean Weingarten
    In the media and Administration’s push to use the recent school shooting to advance their political agenda, they are careful to couch their words in vague emotionalism and obscure terms that avoid any facts or rational discussion. The rifles that they are most keen on banning are exactly those firearms that are least used in murders, but the most protected by the Constitution. Modern sport utility rifles, which are included in the vague term “assault weapons", are used so seldom for murder that many states do not see a single case in a year. In 2010, there were 12,996 murders....
  • Brown Pride (Cain Velasquez and the issue of identity)

    12/30/2012 2:24:01 PM PST · by OddLane · 22 replies
    American Rattlesnake ^ | December 30, 2012 | Gerard Perry
    We don’t often cover the sporting news at American Rattlesnake, but after Cain Velasquez’s decisive victory over mixed martial arts rival Junior Dos Santos yesterday I thought it appropriate to revisit a post from last year where we examined the identity politics behind these fighters’ first matchup. Although MMA pioneer and uber-promoter Dana White would like us to believe that the ’Brown Pride’ tattoo emblazoned upon this fighter’s chest is nothing more than an innocuous expression of ethnic pride-akin to the collective sense of accomplishment felt by those in Little Italy or Chinatown when a native son succeeds on the...
  • Shut up, they explained.

    12/30/2012 12:18:01 PM PST · by moneyrunner · 10 replies
    The Virginian ^ | 12/29/2012 | Moneyrunner
    What can be done to reduce the incidence of violence and the death toll the next time some deranged individual decides to kill as many people as he can? That’s the question that rational people ask following the killing at Sandy Hook. The media are in agreement that having an armed guard in every school is not the answer. What they can’t seem to agree on is the alternative. Wayne LaPierre’s position, representing the NRA, is simple and easy to understand. The media’s recommendations are either ineffective (limit the size of gun magazines, ban scary looking weapons or stop the...
  • The Magic 9-Ball Predicts 2013

    12/30/2012 9:59:34 AM PST · by Leigh Patrick Sullivan · 14 replies
    The Moderate Separatist ^ | December 30, 2012 | Leigh Patrick Sullivan
    Now we come to the end of another year and the dawn of a new one. While others are busy thinking up lists resolutions to break (let’s be real. New Year’s resolutions are nothing but a list of self-promises with a time limit) I instead will once again look into the Moderate Separatist’s Magic 9-ball for hints and clues from the upcoming year.
  • National Defense Authorization bill of 2013 still a threat to liberty

    12/30/2012 9:24:40 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 1 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/30/12 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    “This measure has a chilling impact on First Amendment Rights,” states Federal District Judge Katherine Forrest according to a flyer being distributed by the New Citizens’ Initiative to repeal the National Defense Authorization Act(NDAA). (1) People Against the NDAA (PandaUNITE.org) is gearing up for a nationwide fight in 2013 to nullify this very controversial act that uses national security as window dressing to take away six freedoms guaranteed to all citizens in our Constitution’s Bill of Rights! PANDA warns that the following six Bill of Rights amendments are...
  • Obama is no friend of Israel; he never has been and never will be

    12/30/2012 7:01:39 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 4 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | Dec. 30, 2012 | Derrick Hollenbeck, staff writer
    The reelection of Barack Obama will prove to be a painful reminder of having been lied to and fooled for many of his supporters. The young voters who sold their futures to vote for whatever they imagined Obama to be will learn hard lessons. The conservatives who stayed home to make some kind of statement of their discontent will be taught hard lessons about the consequences of elections. Those who consider themselves supporters of Israel, who willingly put aside their judgment of obvious facts, are learning how foolish they were. They voted for a man they should have recognized as...
  • Drug Cartels Well-Entrenched In New Mexico

    12/30/2012 6:16:58 AM PST · by AtlasStalled · 16 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 12/30/12 | Friends of Ours
    Barack Obama is a clueless President. The commander in chief who is supposed to defend the nation insists that there is no evidence of drug cartel spillover violence from Mexico into America, and yet police in New Mexico are finding an increasing number of slain bodies which they attribute to the narco traffickers as reported by Adam Camp for KOB: "the recent bloodshed has some people in Albuquerque concerned for their own safety." Of course, now that the Democrats want to ban so-called assault rifles, good citizens along the southwest border will have no protection against the drug cartels.
  • Establish a Gun Free Zone around the President; Send Secret Service Home (Now over 10,000)

    12/30/2012 5:59:57 AM PST · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 30 December, 2012 | Dean Weingarten
    In a brilliant act of political satire, someone has created a petition to the white house here to create a gun free zone around the President and Vice President. All guns would be eliminated there, and the Secret Service would not have any. If it is good enough for our children, It is good enough for the president, the logic goes. I am constantly amazed that people are perfectly comfortable around someone with a gun, if the person is wearing a uniform. Remove the uniform, and the same people become very uncomfortable. Link to Petition
  • First Plane Out Of Benghazi

    12/30/2012 5:00:59 AM PST · by expat1000 · 14 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | 29 Dec 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    It took some 22 hours for American help to arrive in Benghazi after all the t's had been crossed and the i's had been dotted, and the body of America's ambassador to Libya had been dragged through the streets by "rescuers" stopping along the way to pose for cell phone pictures with his corpse. By way of comparison it takes about 16 hours for a boatload of Libyan illegal immigrants to row to the Italian island of Lampedusa. Support for the Americans under fire in Libya would have arrived sooner if a few former members of the Harvard Rowing Team...
  • Insanity Is Unsustainable.

    12/30/2012 4:58:57 AM PST · by virgil283 · 13 replies
    Moonbattery.com ^ | Dec292012 | DaveBlount
    "Moonbats enjoy barking self-righteously about sustainability. Yet they seem to consider this sustainable: In 11 different U.S. states, the number of government dependents exceeds the number of private sector workers..... ... In California, there are 139 “takers” for every 100 private sector workers. … If you can believe it, entitlements accounted for 62 percent of all federal spending in fiscal year 2012...... Entitlement spending is worse than waste. A dollar spent on green energy is more or less the same as a dollar used as fireplace kindling. But a dollar spent on welfare makes America $1 weaker by strengthening government...
  • Arms Control is Un-Ethical

    12/29/2012 8:34:21 PM PST · by civislibertas · 7 replies
    Civis Libertas ^ | 12-29-2012 | centinel
    The club and the knife were most likely the first weapons developed in human history. Their primary purpose was to kill animals to provide food. By attaching a knife to a pole, as in either a spear or an arrow, the effectiveness of the knife can be extended. Then, some humans learned that they could use these weapons to take property from other humans. The most valuable and sacred property is life itself and once that has been taken, all other forms of property become available to the attacker. If one human with ill intent is armed and another is...
  • Manly Honor - Southern, Northern & Modern Views

    12/29/2012 8:03:28 AM PST · by Davy Buck · 9 replies
    Old Virginia Blog ^ | 12/11/2012 | Richard Williams
    ". . . when I served as a Magistrate for the Commonwealth of Virginia, I was intrigued to find out that it was still a misdemeanor in Virginia to impugn a woman's "virtue and chastity . . ."
  • Edmund Burke on Manners

    12/29/2012 5:03:02 AM PST · by don-o · 48 replies
    It took Edmund Burke a very little time to decide that French Revolutionary philosophy posed a massive threat to civilization and social stability throughout Europe. By the end of his life, eight years after the storming of the Bastille, his fears of Jacobin contagion had led him to ask for a secret grave, removed from his family sepulchre and hidden from those-the English Jacobins-who would plunder the lead from tombs for bullets to assassinate the living. In 1796 he wrote: “...out of the tomb of the murdered monarchy in France has arisen a vast, tremendous, unformed spectre, in a far...
  • Friday Afternoon Roundup - Cashing In

    12/29/2012 4:59:38 AM PST · by expat1000 · 6 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | December 28, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    CASHING IN ON THE DEAD The left's plan has always been very simple. Find a grievance or create a crisis, in whatever order, and then cash in on it. Whether it's the economy or the murder of children, the left's response to any tragedy is to find a way to shamelessly try and cash in. Recently a woman was charged with falsely raising money by claiming to be setting up a fund for some of the dead children of Newtown. This is the sort of thing that's illegal if you're an ordinary person, but perfectly acceptable if you happen...