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  • CA Hispanics to Outnumber Whites by End of Year

    01/24/2013 11:58:43 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | January 22, 2013 | Tony Lee
    According to figures revealed in California Gov. Jerry Brown's 2013-14 budget proposal, the number of Hispanics will be equal to the number of whites by July of this year--39% of Californians will be Hispanic and 39% will be white then. By the end of the year, the number of Hispanics will outnumber whites. In addition, the report found that 80% of Hispanics in California are younger than 50, compared to only 73 percent of whites. The report notes that "as many in the non-Hispanic white population retire, they will be replaced by a more diverse workforce.” Hispanics made up 12...
  • Really, Leon Panetta? You want Sandra Fluke in combat?

    01/24/2013 10:42:54 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Da Tech Guy's Blog ^ | January 23, 2013 | Roxeanne De Luca
    Yes, women in combat. Women, who can’t figure out how to go to the Target pharmacy and $9/month birth control, will be gunning down terrorists. Women, who think that telling them to buy their own birth control, cupcake, is a “war on women,” will be seeing actual combat. Women who complain about a “rape culture” want girls out into the front lines as rape-bait if captured by the enemy (and those front lines will be six thousand miles away from the nearest Planned Parenthood clinic). The same people who think that it’s a right wing nutjob idea for women teachers...
  • Demilitarizing the Military

    01/24/2013 10:30:29 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The National Review ^ | January 24, 2013 | David French
    The decision to open up ground combat, front-line roles to women should not be viewed in isolation from a number of significant military policy changes during President Obama’s administration. Some changes have made headlines — the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell,” women in combat roles, and planned troop reductions– while others, like the ever-increasing influence of international human-rights law in combat operations, have not. There is a common theme, however, and it is decidedly not one of increased combat effectiveness. Following the collapse in morale after the Vietnam War, our nation has labored long and hard to create a...
  • Sharia Police already a Reality in London

    01/24/2013 9:42:37 PM PST · by Enza Ferreri · 16 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 25 January 2013 | Enza Ferreri
    Five people so far have been arrested by the police in connection with the offences committed by the self-proclaiming "Muslim vigilantes" last weekend, including causing grievous bodily harm and public order offences. The video that can be seen clicking on the link just below the post title shows ordinary people on the streets of East London being confronted by Muslim vigilantes telling them that it is a "Muslim area" and "this is a Muslim patrol". They say: "No alcohol is allowed", "The Muslims patroling this area forbid evil, and alcohol is evil", forcing people to relinquish cans and bottles. Other...
  • Refusal to Allow Smart Meter cause for Arrest

    01/24/2013 7:57:31 PM PST · by Pleistarchos · 80 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 1/24/13 | Pleistarchos
    This is one brave woman, People like this put many of us to shame for our failure to act. Appropriately her last name means 'steel' in German. "Jennifer Stahl has been a strong advocate against the smart meter program in Naperville, Ill., for the last two years. The issue came to a head Wednesday afternoon when she was arrested while refusing to let the utility workers install the controversial device.... Stahl was at a friend’s house when she received the call from her husband that the utility workers had arrived. She was home within 15 minutes and saw they were...
  • Reed Exhibitions: Politics Over Money

    01/24/2013 7:22:30 PM PST · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 25 January, 2013 | Dean Weingarten
    The Eastern Sports and Outdoors Show (ESS) is one of the biggest in the world. It is (or was) held in Pennsylvania, and had upward of 200,000 attendees each year. On January 18th, word was received that the management of ESS decided to change the show rules at (for major shows) the last minute. They decided the political climate was right to prohibit Modern Sporting Rifles (MSRs) from the show. The response was immediate and massive, amplified by overwhelming grassroots support. Vendors bailed, even if it cost them thousands, in protest of this blatant politicization of the show. Cabela's, one...
  • If They Were Baby Seals Instead of Just Babies...

    01/24/2013 5:11:19 PM PST · by NYer · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 23, 2013 | Robert Babcock
    Perhaps our pro-abortion friends will better understand why we pro-lifers oppose any tax-funded support for Planned Parenthood if we explain our opposition in a way that engages their sympathy: Suppose there were a company called Planned Parkas that manufactures very warm winter coats for people who otherwise would have difficulty obtaining them.  Planned Parkas provides a vital wintertime resource to low-income and homeless people from Bangor to Boise, so the federal government uses taxpayer money to support Planned Parkas -- except, of course, for that part of the operation that clubs baby seals, skins them, tans their hides, and sews...
  • A godly Ruler's Inauguration: The Coronation of Edward VI

    01/24/2013 4:41:39 PM PST · by GodAndCountryFirst · 13 replies
    Theonomy Resources ^ | Jan. 18, 2013
    Edward VI (1537-1553), son of Henry VIII, was crowned king of England and Ireland in 1547 at the tender age of nine. Despite his youthfulness, and the brevity of his reign (he died prematurely in 1553 from an illness), Edward the VI was one of the most godly kings in history. He helped the cause of the Protestant Reformation, and enforced biblical civil law. Edward VI's coronation took place on February 28, 1547. During the coronation, Archbishop Thomas Cranmer (who would become a martyr during the reign of Bloody Mary) delivered a powerful address—the kind that should be given to...
  • Anti-Gun "Connecticut Against Gun Violence" skipping School Safety and Mental Health hearings

    01/24/2013 12:52:39 PM PST · by matt04 · 4 replies
    Self
    An article was recently posted on FR about CAGV and their anti-2A agenda and proposed legislation. Amongst other things, their proposed ideas include a AW ban of 1 military style feature, limit mags to 7 rounds. No grandfathering, bans possession and sale. Handguns would require a yearly background check, annual fee and three year safety inspection. I have saved their full proposal here: I had never heard of the group before, and decided to do some research. What I found was shocking, but unsurprising. First, on Dec 14, while the bodies were still warm, they posted the following in their...
  • Joy Tiz Talks to Jeff Kropf live today at 2 pm PST!

    01/24/2013 10:19:21 AM PST · by jazminerose
    Political commentary at its most irreverent! Tiz fearlessly floods the online airwaves telling it like it is – unafraid to speak her mind… daring to unearth truths and voice that which is foremost on the minds of … Americans today. Popular guest of hot talk radio and quoted by Coulter, Dobbs and the like… when you want relief from the lame stream media, tune in to the Tizzinator for shocking and revealing political analysis at its best! Libs love to hate her, conservatives rely on her honest appraisal of the political landscape… tune in for a wild ride with the...
  • Rush Limbaugh Show, Mon-Fri, 12NOON-3PM EST, WABC AM, January 24, 2013.

    01/24/2013 8:34:32 AM PST · by carriage_hill · 121 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | January 24, 2013 | Rush Limbaugh
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  • Enjoy the schadenfreude!: College professors face layoffs because of Obamacare

    01/24/2013 8:25:16 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 31 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | January 24, 2012 | Derrick Hollenbeck, staff writer
    The excited grins we saw in the sea of faces at Barack Obama’s second Inauguration told us we lost and the socialists won. They made sure we understood that. Liberal talking heads on television and radio as well as in print and in the blogosphere have been taunting us since November and there is no reason to think they will stop any time soon. Their jobs are now safe for as far as the eye can see. “..segment of Obama supporters are learning that elections have consequences and being on the winning side doesn’t guarantee good times ahead. America’s college...
  • It’s Not 1994 Anymore

    01/24/2013 6:32:02 AM PST · by marktwain · 7 replies
    papadeltabravo.com ^ | 23 January, 2013 | pdb
    In case you haven’t been keeping up with Sebastian and Bitter, the Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show decided to cave to the sudden anti-gun political pressure and prohibit exhibitors from displaying any politically-incorrect rifles or equipment: As a hunting-focused event, we welcome exhibitors who wish to showcase products and firearms that serve the traditional needs of the sport. Clearly, we strongly support the 2nd Amendment. However, this year we have made the decision not to include certain products that in the current climate may attract negative attention that would distract from the strong focus on hunting and fishing at this...
  • The rise of Bolshevik America?

    01/24/2013 1:47:42 AM PST · by cunning_fish · 10 replies
    Pravda.ru ^ | 23.01.2013 | George Green
    In his recent presidential directives President Obama has added something that most publications have been silent about; forcing doctors, and other health care providers to ask questions regarding gun ownership of patients. Ostensibly this is to 'find crazy people before they do something' but it reeks of the same system of informants the KGB used in an era before people happily posted all their private thoughts on the Internet. Is this truly an effort to keep people safer, or a sign of things to come? Anyone who's read Solzhenitsyn knows how the KGB employed informants and quotas to counter anti-revolutionary...
  • Russia evacuates its citizens from Syria

    01/24/2013 1:40:16 AM PST · by cunning_fish
    Pravda.ru ^ | Jan. 22, 2013
    Russia sends two aircraft to evacuate its citizens and refugees from Syria. As expected, Emergencies Ministry aircraft IL-76 and Yak-42 will evacuate those who wish to leave Syria on January 22nd. The people will be evacuated from the Lebanese capital of Beirut. The aircraft will take about 100 people, while the number of refugees is estimated at about 150 people. The plan to evacuate Russians from Syria was elaborated in December. By then estimates, there were about 5,300 Russian people staying in Russia, plus those people, who were not registered in consular offices - women who married Syrian men and...
  • Administration "litmus test": will you obey an order to fire on U.S. citizens?

    01/24/2013 12:36:23 AM PST · by Errant · 11 replies
    TruNews ^ | 23 January, 2012 | Rick Wiles
    Rick's guest on today's broadcast, 2009 Nobel Peace Prize nominee Jim Garrow shockingly claims he was told by a top military veteran that the Obama administration's "litmus test" for new military leaders is whether or not they will obey an order to fire on U.S. citizens. "I have just been informed by a former senior military leader that Obama is using a new "litmus test" in determining who will stay and who must go in his military leaders." You need to hear this interview folks! Streaming audio linkMP3 file download
  • Panetta to Allow Women in Combat Units

    01/23/2013 8:03:28 PM PST · by Pleistarchos · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/23/13 | Pleistarchos
    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, acting ostensibly on the recommendations of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, left as his parting shot another Obama-inspired blow at the structure of our society. The one thing that must be remembered is that the Joint Chiefs no doubt only made whatever recommendation they were told to make by their nation-wrecking superiors. Not content with their pensions and book deals, these generals and admirals have sold out the organizations that made their careers possible in order to get commentator jobs thrown at them by CNN. The concept of civilian control of the military, albeit a necessary...
  • Trayvon remembered during MLK banquet in Daytona

    01/23/2013 5:46:21 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have been 84 years old on Jan. 15 if he hadn’t been killed in Memphis, Tenn., at 6:01 p.m. on April 4, 1968, at age 39 by an assassin’s bullet. Trayvon Martin would have turned 18 years old this coming Feb. 5 had he not been shot and killed Feb. 26, 2012 in Sanford at 7:17 p.m. while walking from a store to an apartment in a gated community. How both deaths galvanized a nation was explored on Jan. 17 during a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. banquet in Daytona Beach. Derrick Henry, Daytona’s...
  • Lord Monckton: Obama’s ‘Inauguration’ Signals End of the Left

    01/23/2013 4:57:00 PM PST · by scottfactor · 34 replies
    scottfactor.com ^ | 01/23/2013 | Gina Miller
    I admire England’s Lord Christopher Monckton. He has an impressive history that includes careers as a scientist, editor and journalist, political leader, policy advisor and businessman. He is a strong, fearless voice of reason in the face of the tyrannical, freedom-robbing global warmist hoax. So, it was with great interest that I read his latest column at WorldNetDaily. His piece titled, “Obama’s ‘Inauguration’ Marks End of the Left,” makes the case that Barack Obama (or whatever his name is) and his atrocious, lawless behavior in the United States presidency will ultimately discredit the Left and end its political force. He...
  • In Defense of Marriage

    01/23/2013 11:42:14 AM PST · by eagleye85 · 8 replies
    Eagleye Blog ^ | January 23, 2012 | Bethany Stotts
    On Monday, during his second inaugural address, President Barack Obama took time to parallel the gay rights movement with the Civil Rights movement. At the core of this civil rights argument is the need for same-sex marriage equality, according to the Associated Press. “Never before Monday had an inaugural address conveyed support for marriage equality, and activists now hope the Obama administration will take concrete steps to follow up, including escalated engagement in pending Supreme Court cases,” reports the AP on January 23. The Supreme Court is expected to hear oral arguments regarding the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s...
  • Take My Liberty and Give me Money

    01/23/2013 8:06:45 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 1 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | JANUARY 23RD, 2013 | Bruce Karlson, staff writer
    “I, however, place economy among the first and most important republican virtues, and public debt as the greatest of the dangers to be feared.” “The two enemies of the people are criminals and government, so let us tie the second down with the chains of the Constitution so the second will not become the legalized version of the first.” Thomas Jefferson Even liberals …effusive about the intellect….. Thomas Jefferson. That is, until they actually look at the results of that intellect, other than the magnificent but necessarily broad Declaration of Independence. JFK, when reasonably sober and taking a break from...
  • The Gun Control Community: Elation turns to depression

    01/23/2013 7:36:13 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 19 replies
    Guns Save Life ^ | January 23, 2013 | John Boch
    The Gun Control Community: Elation turns to depression January 23, 2013 by John Boch (GunsSaveLife.com) – Gun control advocates were elated in the days following the Newtown, Connecticut school massacre. They were elated not that children were slaughtered by an evil man-child as part of an insane rampage, but because in the hysteria following the tragedy, Americans were demanding our leaders to do “something” to prevent insane rampages by lunatics as part of their grief. There are five stages of grief and they are denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. In the days following the Connecticut massacre, Americans were in...
  • Attitudes about guns are changing, quickly.

    01/23/2013 4:15:17 AM PST · by marktwain · 16 replies
    gunssavelife.com ^ | 21 January, 2013 | jboch
    Barack Obama and Illinois Governor Patrick Quinn, along with the likes of New York’s Governor Cuomo have awakened a sleeping giant. Attitudes about guns are changing throughout America, and they are changing quickly. For example, on the national scale, attitudes about guns rights and gun ownership are very positive overall. And Americans who were ambivalent about guns two months ago are embracing gun ownership and the benefits of firearm ownership enthusiastically. Even the NRA, long-castigated by the gun control advocates as the boogieman in firearm civil rights, has a far more positive appeal to everyday Americans than does the...
  • Survey: Customers in shale gas areas confident in economic future

    01/22/2013 8:40:27 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The State Journal's Grounded Blog ^ | January 22, 2013 | Taylor Kuykendall
    A new study out by the Huntington Bank finds that nearly 60 percent of consumers in shale gas exploration regions are confident the industry will provide opportunity in their area. The Midwest Economic Index surveyed across Huntington Bank's service area – from West Virginia through Michigan. The new survey is the first of its kind conducted by Huntington. "Huntington commissioned the survey by an independent research firm because we are committed to helping our customers understand the economy in our markets," said Steve Steinour, chairman, president and CEO of Huntington Bank. "While many inside and outside of the energy industry...
  • Reed Exhibitions has 32 events in US, Including Shot Show

    01/22/2013 7:48:07 PM PST · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 23 January, 2013 | Dean Weingarten
    Reed Exhibitions has 32 events scheduled in the United States for 2013, including the world famous Shot Show. The NSSF is the sponsor of the Shot Show and has strongly condemned the actions taken by Reed Exhibitions. "The National Shooting Sports Foundation strongly disagrees with the decision of the Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show’s management to disallow the display and sale of Modern Sporting Rifles at its 2013 exhibition." It is unknown if, given the strong reaction taken to Reed Exhibitions foray into American politics, if the NSSF will retain Reed Exhibitions to run the Shot Show next year. Here...
  • NM family whose members were killed with an AR-15 refuse to endorse gun control

    01/22/2013 7:23:25 PM PST · by forty_years · 14 replies
    netwmd.com ^ | January 22, 2013 | netWMD Staff
    ... To be clear, our family has differing views on gun rights and gun control. What we do agree on is that those who wish to score political points should not use a confused, misguided, 15-year old boy to make their case. We ask those in the media and those who would use the media to make their political case, to not use Nehemiah as a pawn for ratings or to score political points. He is a troubled young man who made a terrible decision that will haunt him and his family forever. ... These are the words of...
  • "Under God" Removed By Obama During Inaguration Pledge

    01/22/2013 1:15:33 PM PST · by therightliveswithus · 62 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 1/22/13 | Aurelius
    Whoops. I'm sure the President just made a mistake and the words "under God" just happened to be missing in the pledge of allegiance. During the pledge of allegiance during the inauguration yesterday, the words "under God" were removed by the President. Introducing the President, Myrlie Evers-Williams read a flowery version of the pledge: “We now stand beneath the shadow of the nation’s capital, who’s golden dome reflects the unity and democracy of one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all...” Of course this isn't the first time that the Democratic party has removed God from their speeches. During...
  • Howard Baker’s sell out of our rights to pursue Democrat voter fraud is still haunting America

    01/22/2013 9:22:30 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 3 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | Jan 22, 2013 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The last presidential election produced a number of documented claims of Democrat voter fraud. A group known as truethevote.org has examined the many allegations and readied a list of voter fraud claims they have found to be credible and genuine…… Among America’s registered voters more than 1,800,000 have been proved to be dead. This of course provides more opportunities for fraud by the Party that survives on voter fraud. In Maryland dead people have registered (guess which Party got their check mark) and voted AFTER their death. Over 2,750,000 people are registered to vote in at least two states. We...
  • More Pictures of Arizona Pro Second Amendment Rally at Capitol

    01/22/2013 6:05:35 AM PST · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Gun Watch | 22 January, 2013 | Dean Weingarten
    I estimated that there were over a thousand people in attendance. I counted 100, then counted roughly equivalent slices. I would estimate that about on third of participants were armed. The gun show a short distance away (competition for the rally) was packed. Dean Weingarten
  • President Obama Must Tackle Criminal Justice Reform in His Second Term

    01/22/2013 5:14:45 AM PST · by Sir Napsalot · 11 replies
    ACLU ^ | 1-21-2013 | Kara Dansky
    President Obama is the first sitting president in recent history to speak out against criminal justice policies that hurt inner city and rural communities. This is a big deal. With state budgets and vulnerable communities crippled by misguided criminal justice policies, the president is certainly right that the time for reform has come. ...... Over the last 40 years, our American criminal justice system has been brutally damaged by politicians’ commitment to misguided “tough-on-crime” policies. It started in the 1970s, on the heels of a major uptick in crime rates, but our obsession with incarceration quickly surpassed its utility. Since...
  • The Great Power of Washington

    01/22/2013 5:01:15 AM PST · by expat1000 · 17 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | January 21, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    As I write this the sun has set, the shadows crawling up and down the grid of America's first truly planned city. There was a time when it was thought that the Potomac extended across the continent and the city of government would lie at the opening of an interstate aquatic highway. That was not to be. And like so many other dreams of government, the Washington City Canal has seen better days. Washington D.C. is America, as many of the men and women who work in government envision it. It is a place of great wealth and great poverty....
  • Arizona Senator Jeff Flake to consider "Universal Background Checks"

    01/21/2013 9:24:38 PM PST · by marktwain · 53 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 22 January, 2013 | Dean Weingarten
    Freshman Senator from Arizona, Jeff Flake, appears to be bending from pressure in the media to "do something" to infringe on Second Amendment Rights. Given the rumors about Senator John McCain, one wonders if John may be giving his younger colleague advice. On Sunday, 20 January, this was published in the Arizona Republic: Echoing many of his lower-chamber colleagues on Friday, Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., said he likely would have a hard time supporting a new federal ban on “assault weapons” and high-capacity magazines but suggested there may be common ground on universal background checks. “I’ve always said we’ve got...
  • Shock Story Boy Wields Knife to Protect Rape Victim

    01/21/2013 7:26:22 PM PST · by Pleistarchos · 12 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 1/21/13 | Pleistarchos
    A college student is abducted and raped. She later manages to escape by leaping from the rapist's moving vehicle. With nowhere else to go, she pounds on the door of a house in which a 14 year-old boy is home watching his younger sister. No doubt under strict orders from his parents to keep the door locked and to open it only for family members or emergency service personnel, the young man, after hearing the fear-ridden pleas of the victim, goes with his gut and lets her in. She could easily have been a criminal herself, but his instinct to...
  • Letter: Oath of duty

    01/21/2013 7:09:28 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The Greenfield Recorder ^ | January 21, 2013 | Charles M. Ricko
    As a citizen of the United States, I am proud of the deep-rooted patriotism of my forefathers. Many lives have been sacrificed in order to maintain the liberty which we all enjoy, including those of many of my ancestors. I was deeply saddened by recent tragedies such as those in Colorado and at Sandy Hook. However, I am troubled by the fact that our legislators are rushing to strip away the constitutional rights of the American people. The media attempts to reinforce a need for more strict gun control, yet anyone who spends any amount of time seeking the truth...
  • Files show how LA church leaders controlled damage

    01/21/2013 5:16:47 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 10 replies
    The State ^ | Jan. 21, 2013 | GILLIAN FLACCUS - Associated Press
    LOS ANGELES — Retired Cardinal Roger Mahony and other top Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles officials maneuvered behind the scenes to shield molester priests, provide damage control for the church and keep parishioners in the dark, according to church personnel files.
  • Pray for MassResistance and Marriage in Rhode Island

    01/21/2013 4:59:01 PM PST · by scottfactor · 5 replies
    scottfactor.com ^ | 01/21/13 | Gina Miller
    The state of Rhode Island is in the homosexual movement’s crosshairs. There are currently bills to legalize homosexual “marriage” pending in both chambers of the state’s General Assembly. These bills were introduced a couple of days after the current session commenced on January 1st, and the pro-homosexual lawmakers now ensconced in the Rhode Island government are wasting no time in their efforts to force this insane and immoral perversion of marriage on the state. Even Rhode Island Governor Lincoln “Holiday Tree” Chafee is on-board with the homosexual steamroller and has already said he would veto a referendum bill that would...
  • Woman Faints and Falls on Subway Tracks

    01/21/2013 2:07:56 PM PST · by Former Fetus · 9 replies
    Former Fetus
    A 51-year old woman in Madrid (Spain) fainted and fell on the subway tracks, just as a train was approaching the station. The story is reported in El Pais. Since it is in Spanish, I will summarize the story here, and you can watch the VIDEO . When the woman fell on the tracks, an off duty policeman jumped on the tracks, picked up the unconscious woman and carried her away from the incoming train. Because of the waving of the people at the station, the conductor was able to stop the train on time, and the policeman lifted the...
  • List of Sheriffs Saying ‘NO’ to Obama Gun Control

    01/21/2013 1:52:09 PM PST · by AuntB · 34 replies
    CSPOA ^ | Jan. 21, 2013 | CSPOA
    Sheriffs have risen up all over our great nation to stand up against the unconstitutional gun control measures being taken. The following is a list of sheriffs and state sheriff’s associations from all over our great nation who have vowed to uphold and defend the Constitution against Obama’s unlawful gun control measures. I applaud these public servants for their courage and conviction. I would encourage other Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers to add their voices to the growing numbers of faithful protectors of our freedom. List of State Sheriff’s Associations 1. Utah Sheriff’s Association List of County Sheriffs 1. Sheriff...
  • Elite Linguistics - Propaganda, Economics and Violence

    01/21/2013 11:53:41 AM PST · by guyshomenet · 5 replies
    Cowboy Confessional ^ | 1/21/2013 | Guy Smith
    What is the difference between Barack Obama and Ignatius Loyola? Not a hell of a lot. I’m thumbing through a copy of The Ten Commandments of Propaganda, a book by my academic buddy Brian Patrick. Aside from being a well-rounded review of the dark art, Brain illustrates historical cornerstones of propaganda, which includes Ignatius. The Roman church originated modern techniques for thought control with their Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith, known in Latin as “Congregatio de Propaganda Fide” and hence the modern perversion of the word ‘propaganda’.  In its purest form, ‘propaganda’ means to propagate information. It took...
  • Congress Must Enact A Law To Mandate Prison Terms In Mob Cases

    01/21/2013 10:19:03 AM PST · by AtlasStalled · 3 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 01/21/13 | Friends of Ours
    A recent series of lenient sentences against reputed wise guys, including several instances where the defendants received no hard time, illustrates the compelling need for federal legislation to mandate minimum prison terms in mob cases. The Mafia has been responsible for more crime than any other force in the United States, and yet too often the sentences against its players do not justly reflect the evil enterprise with which they cast their lot. Federal legislation already exists which provides for enhanced penalties for crimes committed by gangbangers, and this should be broadened to encompass mobsters and mandate minimum prison terms...
  • US Supreme Court Genocidal Law Confronted by Major Pro-Life Decision of Alabama Supreme Court

    01/21/2013 7:42:45 AM PST · by juliosevero · 12 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    US Supreme Court Genocidal Law Confronted by Major Pro-Life Decision of Alabama Supreme Court By Julio Severo The Alabama Supreme Court ruled last week that a law that protects people from chemical endangerment is also applicable to unborn babies. The state court decision showed that unborn babies are endowed with personhood and they deserve respect. Such a decision, which is having repercussions in America and provoking the wrath from the Left, collides with the US Supreme Court, which legalized abortion in the infamous Roe vs. Wade in 1973. The Alabama case, which is casting doubts on the legitimacy on...
  • The Guns of Obamerica

    01/21/2013 5:05:22 AM PST · by expat1000 · 19 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | January 20, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    Forget Wal-Mart and skip your local gun show. The murderers of tomorrow will not be found wearing orange vests at your local sporting goods store. They won't have NRA memberships or trophies on their walls. You won't find them in America. Look for them in Obamerica. 67% of firearm murders took place in the country's 50 largest metro areas. The 62 cities in those metro areas have a firearm murder rate of 9.7, more than twice the national average. Among teenagers the firearm murder rate is 14.6 or almost three times the national average. Those numbers are from six years...
  • Review: Crimes in Southern Indiana, by Frank Bill

    01/20/2013 8:55:11 PM PST · by DC Bound
    www.claytonlindemuth.com ^ | 1/20/2013 | Clayton Lindemuth
    The complexity of Tom Franklin, the mesmerizing exposition of Donald Ray Pollock, the gutwrenching poignancy of Ron Rash’s One Foot in Eden, all in one story: The Old Mechanic, included in Crimes in Southern Indiana, by Frank Bill. Many reviewers have written about how powerfully Frank Bill charges through the gate. The first story sets a pace that will damn near exhaust you. And just as I was beginning to wonder if Frank Bill had enough dexterity and depth to slow it down and make me think hard, I turned the page to...
  • The Thanks and Reverence We Owe Undocumented Immigrants

    01/20/2013 3:34:02 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 37 replies
    FlaglerLive | January 20, 2013 ^ | January 20, 2013 | Pierre Tristam
    While the national obsession with guns takes a turn for the hysterical, an interesting duel is taking shape in Washington between Barack Obama and Florida’s Sen. Marco Rubio. It involves an issue almost as incendiary as guns. Immigration.Luckily for us, neither Obama nor Rubio is being hysterical about it. They both recognize that 11 million undocumented immigrants can’t be wished away. Nor will they self-deport, in the unforgettably Stalinist phrase of the late Mitt Romney. And we can’t arrest them all and ship them across the Mexican border. Dwight Eisenhower tried that in 1954 with Operation Wetback, when the casual...
  • Newsweek Cover: Obama The Second Coming

    01/20/2013 3:09:58 PM PST · by NYer · 34 replies
    Creative Minority Report ^ | January 19, 2013 | Matthew Archbold
    This Newsweek cover is just laughable. And offensive if you ever get around to stopping laughing. Yes, this is how they think of Obama in their hearts but in the end, this is just stunt journalism. This is the same as DC killing Superman back in the 90's. They've ceased caring about what they're writing about. Everything is good or bad simply based on how many heads turn to look. It's a stunt. They've clearly ceased to care about journalism in any way, shape or form. They don't care if what they do is impressive or a car wreck as...
  • Anarchy of Government

    01/20/2013 9:19:39 AM PST · by fugazi · 6 replies
    Unto the Breach ^ | Jan. 20, 2013 | Chris Carter
    When we hear the term “anarchy,” it brings to mind a society with no laws or structure. In the hands of good people, anarchy can represent absolute freedom. One could argue that Americans would be far more prosperous if we were free of the heavy taxes and regulations that hamper our economy today. But in the hands of the bad, anarchy represents chaos. There is no rule of law to deter criminals; no police force to protect the people or their property; no military to repel foreign invaders. But that is only if we consider the citizens of a state....
  • GAO: “No Opinion” on U.S. Financial Audit

    01/20/2013 8:45:00 AM PST · by NaturalBornConservative · 11 replies
    Natural Born Conservative ^ | January 20, 2013 | Larry Walker Jr
    Comments on 2012 Financial Statements of the U.S. Government- By: Larry Walker II -The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is required to audit financial statements for the U.S. government each year. What the GAO found in its Fiscal Year 2012 Audit published on January 17, 2013 is clearly unacceptable. If you take a few moments to read the report, what you’ll discover is that not only has the U.S. government been operating without a budget for the last three years, but even worse its books and records are so out of order that financial auditors were unable to render an opinion....
  • How Minor Strategies Can Emerge Within the r/K Paradigm (Where Libertarianism Fits In)

    01/20/2013 7:24:37 AM PST · by AnonymousConservative · 34 replies
    Anonymous Conservative Website ^ | January 20th, 2013 | Anonymous Conservative
    It is well accepted that r/K Theory will not always yield an ideal strategy for every environment. Subtle nuances of an environment can make certain mixtures of r and K-strategies advantageous in that particular case, and produce slightly different psychological qualities. This is why after r/K is taught in college, those who go further into the discipline are taught to further subdivide strategies into life history traits, specific to a species. One of the most well characterized examples of deviation from r/K is the fact that r/K is density dependent.If you have a lot of individuals, crammed together in an...
  • Virginia mulls tuition for undocumented immigrants

    01/20/2013 6:58:27 AM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 13 replies
    Rappahannock News ^ | Jan. 19, 2013 | Jessica Dahlberg
    RICHMOND – It is the American motto – the premise the country takes pride in: If you work hard, you can accomplish anything, be anything. But for some who consider themselves Americans, the rule does not apply. Undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children face an obstacle when trying to accomplish their educational goals. When they graduate from high school, they must pay out-of-state tuition at Virginia’s public colleges and universities — a difficult feat since they usually don’t qualify for financial aid programs either. “It becomes part of the expectation for young immigrants that they won’t...
  • Goldman Sachs And The Big Hedge Funds Are Pushing Leverage To Ridiculous Extremes

    01/20/2013 5:43:44 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    TEC ^ | 01/14/2013 | Michael Snyder
    Goldman Sachs And The Big Hedge Funds Are Pushing Leverage To Ridiculous Extremes By Michael, on January 14th, 2013 As stocks have risen in recent years, the big hedge funds and the "too big to fail" banks have used borrowed money to make absolutely enormous profits. But when you use debt to potentially multiply your profits, you also create the possibility that your losses will be multiplied if the markets turn against you. When the next stock market crash happens, and the gigantic pyramid of risk, debt and leverage on Wall Street comes tumbling down, will highly leveraged banks...