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  • Hamas Rocket Strikes Gaza Electric Supply, Israel not Fixing It

    07/13/2014 2:41:56 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 27 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 13/7/14 | Yosef Berger
    Seventy thousand Gazans from Khan Younis and Deir el-Balah were in the dark Sunday night after a Hamas rocket hit the power line that supplies electricity to those places. It's not clear when Israel Electric Company workers will be able to repair the system, but they are apparently in no rush to do so. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has asked the IEC not to risk the lives of its employees in trying to restore power to the affected sector in Gaza, an operation that could take hours. As Operation Protective Edge enters its seventh day, many Israelis are demanding that...
  • Matthews Slams White House For Saying Soldiers Are ‘Swift-Boating’ Bergdahl

    06/04/2014 6:50:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 73 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | June 4, 2014 | Brendan Bordelon
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Liberal MSNBC host Chris Matthews continued his attacks on the Obama administration for the trade of five dangerous Taliban prisoners for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, slamming the White House’s claim that soldiers who served with Bergdahl are “swift-boating” him and asking “where is the dishonesty in the portrayal?” of Bergdahl as a deserter. Matthews, who strongly questioned the trade even while facts continued to pour in on Monday, has been the only host on his network so far to even remotely challenge the Obama administration’s narrative on the prisoner trade and Bergdahl’s history of service. And on Wednesday, he angrily...
  • Not One More, Crusading father whose son was shot dead by 'virgin killer'

    05/27/2014 7:49:44 PM PDT · by ealgeone · 80 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 05-27-14 | Jessica Jerreat
    The grieving father of one of the six students shot dead by the 'virgin killer' in California on Friday, led a rousing call for a change in gun laws at a memorial today. As Richard Martinez addressed a crowd of about 20,000 who gathered for the University of California Santa Barbara memorial, the crowd got to their feet and joined his chant of 'Not One More'.
  • DNC: GOP is Just a Bunch of "Mad Men"

    05/27/2014 10:54:00 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 16 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 5/27/14 | Aurelius
    In an odd play on words, the DNC called GOP policies those of "mad men," after referencing the finale of MadMen. The meme, which the DNC released on the 25th, and then again on the 26th, states that "MadMen is going away until next year, but the GOP's mad men policies remain:" Initially, the pun appears to call Republicans characters of the show. However, it does not. First, the words MadMen in the post has no space when the Democrats are referring to the show, but has one when referring to Republicans. Second, the word "Mad" is highlighted in red...
  • Bryan Cranston is a fawning Obamabot (news/vanity)

    04/08/2014 6:53:46 AM PDT · by logi_cal869 · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/8/2014 | self
    'Breaking Bad's' Bryan Cranston: ObamaCare 'Fantastic,' Wants More Obama Executive Orders The American public continues to sour on President Barack Obama's signature health care overhaul, one littered with premium hikes, policy cancellations, delays and outright fabrications. Bryan Cranston of Breaking Bad fame thinks ObamaCare is the highlight of the president's legacy. The actor opened up about President Barack Obama during an appearance with Yahoo News' Katie Couric. I personally believe that his health care program is fantastic. Yes, there are problems. Anything worth while is going to go through a growing pains period. But this is his legacy and I...
  • Allen West says Charlie Rangel is “stuck on stupid” (Video at Link)

    04/30/2014 8:00:06 PM PDT · by PoloSec · 8 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | April 30 2014 | The Right Scoop
    Allen West hits back at Charlie Rangel for trying to paint the Tea Party as the ‘slave’ party or something, saying that he’s “stuck on stupid”. West points out that these CBC members are having to create straw men because they aren’t addressing the issues that their constituents are facing.
  • Ann Coulter: Ted Cruz is a Disaster, Says Romney Best Candidate for 2016

    04/02/2014 2:03:05 PM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 211 replies
    YouTube ^ | 04-02-2014
    Ann Coulter says Romney should run again, has the best position on immigration and that "Cruz is a disaster on illegal immigration."
  • Sheila Jackson lee: us has been operating under Constitution for 400 years

    03/12/2014 3:51:29 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 72 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12 Mar 2014
    Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) either misspoke or showed her historical ignorance in a speech on the House floor when she declared that United States has been operating under our Constitution for 400 years...
  • West Boca Raton man proudly flies KKK, confederate flags [New York transplant in Florida]

    03/05/2014 1:51:33 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 29 replies
    WPLG-TV ^ | 3/4/14 | Peter Burke
    west Boca Raton man is making no apologies for flying a Ku Klux Klan flag and confederate flag outside his mobile home. "As many people know, the white families are producing less children because the father and mother work and you have interracial marriages and gay marriages, so there are less and less white children being born every day," the man, who would only identify himself as Mr. Hayes, told Local 10's Roger Lohse. "So we're against that." Hayes said he started flying the KKK flag a couple weeks ago and posted a sign seeking new members. He claims so...
  • MSNBC stuffs up, puts Czechoslovakia back on the map

    03/03/2014 7:32:28 PM PST · by massmike · 22 replies
    news.com.au ^ | 03/03/2014 | n/a
    MSNBC should really Czech its facts. The American TV network has invited ridicule by stuffing up a map that was supposed to help explain the escalating crisis in Ukraine. Look just to the west of Ukraine on the map above and you’ll see a country labelled “Czechoslovakia”. Of course, Czechoslovakia hasn’t existed since 1993, when it split into two nations. MSNBC’s map should have included Slovakia and the Czech Republic instead.
  • Tim Cook (Apple) To Conservative Think Tank: 'You Should Get Out Of This Stock'

    02/28/2014 7:49:10 PM PST · by blam · 46 replies
    BI ^ | 2-28-2014 | Kyle Russell
    Tim Cook To Conservative Think Tank: 'You Should Get Out Of This Stock' Kyle RussellFeb. 28, 2014, 8:29 PM Tim Cook, Apple's famously calm and collected CEO, had a rare outburst toward a representative of a conservative think tank at its annual shareholder meeting. The National Center for Public Policy Research put forth a proposal to Apple shareholders that would force the company to disclose information about its programs to act more sustainably by using green energy and materials with smaller environmental impacts. The proposal was rejected by the vast majority of Apple shareholders, receiving approval from only 2.95% of...
  • Obama sends wishes to those celebrating Kwanzaa

    12/27/2013 3:30:03 PM PST · by george76 · 86 replies
    AP ^ | December 26, 2013
    The Obamas are calling attention to Kwanzaa's seven principles
  • Republican men need more sensitivity on women's issues, Boehner says

    12/05/2013 5:35:22 PM PST · by Third Person · 77 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 5th, 2013 | Russell Berman
    Republican men in Congress “aren’t as sensitive as they ought to be” when it comes to running against female candidates and appealing to female voters, Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Thursday. “We’re trying to get them to be a little more sensitive,” Boehner said at his weekly Capitol press conference. “You look around the Congress, there are a lot more females in the Democratic caucus than there are in the Republican caucus. And some of our members just aren’t as sensitive as they ought to be.” The Speaker was responding to a question about an article in Politico reporting that...
  • Professor: Obama Should Be Allowed to Run for a Third Term

    11/29/2013 8:37:24 AM PST · by bestintxas · 122 replies
    thecollegefix ^ | 11/29/13 | n harden
    In The Washington Post, Jonathan Zimmerman, a history professor from NYU, has written an article claiming that all of America’s problems would be soloved–GET THIS–if only we would allow Barack Obama to run for a third term! He wants to amend the Constitution and abolish presidential term limits. Zimmerman writes that Obama–whose approval rating is at an all time low of 37%–would be much more effective at governing if he could stand for re-election in 2016 because then he’d be less likely to “ignore” the will of the American people. “It’s time to put that power back where it belongs,”...
  • Anyone who opposes the Affordable Care Act is a subhuman (Why Fry a Turkey when You can Zot Them?)

    11/28/2013 11:24:48 AM PST · by Rex1971 · 3,161 replies
    <p>Anyone who opposes the Affordable Care Act is a subhuman. It is a great law but lying republicans are trying to destroy it. I signed up with no problem on the website. Republicans want to repeal my new insurance. Obama is a hero!</p>
  • I Was a Victim of the Fake "Knockout Game" Trend

    11/27/2013 7:00:02 AM PST · by 70times7 · 56 replies
    Slate ^ | Nov. 25 2013 | Matthew Yglesias
    True story. A couple of years back, I was walking home at night on North Capitol Street here in Washington, D.C., when two dudes randomly assaulted me before running away without stealing anything. At the time, I didn't think it was all that strange—I've lived in urban areas all my life, and plenty of people I know have been victims of anonymous street crime.
  • Harry Reid: ‘Very comfortable’ that Obamacare will improve

    11/13/2013 3:04:03 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 31 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/13/13 | BURGESS EVERETT
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said after speaking with President Barack Obama on Tuesday that he is “very comfortable” that the administration will solve Obamacare’s problems. Reid wouldn’t say whether or not he will consider any legislation that alters Obamacare until top White House officials come to a Thursday Senate Democratic caucus lunch to explain progress on the law’s disastrous rollout and its troubled website.
  • Crisis: Reid calls “special meeting” of Senate Democrats on ObamaCare

    11/13/2013 2:21:47 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 47 replies
    Hugh Hewitt.com ^ | November13,2013 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    I don’t get it. Sebelius claims that “the marketplace is working.” What is there to talk about? Actually, I can think of two items on the agenda. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Thursday will convene a special meeting of the Senate Democratic caucus and senior White Officials to discuss the troubled rollout of ObamaCare… The Senate leader said President Obama called him Tuesday evening to discuss healthcare and other issues. Several Democrats have signed onto a proposal sponsored by Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) that would force insurance companies to let people keep their health plans if they like...
  • Public University’s Plaque Labels President Lincoln A Democrat

    11/12/2013 8:30:33 AM PST · by Islander7 · 38 replies
    The College Fix ^ | Nov 12, 2013 | Jennifer Kabbany
    CHICAGO – A public university in President Abraham Lincoln’s home state of Illinois is adorned with a plaque that states Lincoln – arguably the most famous and influential president in American history – was a Democrat. Lincoln was a Republican. The plaque, located on a historic building that’s part of Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago and installed in 1905, states: “This building is dedicated to public service honoring the memory of Abraham Lincoln Democrat.” When a picture of the memorial recently surfaced on social media sites, it quickly went viral, and prompted anger among many Republicans, who called the dedication...
  • Liberal blogger gets skewered on Twitter for failed Obamacare prediction

    10/19/2013 9:04:07 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 18 replies
    http://dailycaller.com ^ | october 17, 2013 | Jamie Weinstein
    Poor Matt Yglesias. The liberal economics blogger for Slate thinks he knows more than you. So when people began predicting that the Obamacare exchanges might not get off to such a great start, he was there to correct them. “I wanted to once again take the opportunity to lay down a marker and say once again that Obamacare implementation is going to be a huge political success,” he wrote in July on his blog. But so far, the implementation of Obamacare’s online exchanges have gone anything but swell
  • Drug Use Booming Among Baby Boomers

    09/08/2013 11:59:07 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 83 replies
    SF Weekly ^ | Fri., Sep. 6 2013 | Chris Roberts
    The old folks are showing the kids these days how it's done. That is, people over 50 are turning to drugs more so than their kids and grandkids. Drug use among people aged 50 to 64 has "doubled" over the past decade, according to the U.S. government. Of the 23.9 million Americans who are current drug users, 7.2 percent of people between 50 and 64 years old reported using illicit drugs -- which is still less than the nearly 10 percent of "children and teenagers" who use illegal drugs, according to an annual survey of drug use. The most-popular drug...
  • Global warming is causing apples to lose crunch: study

    08/15/2013 10:56:49 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 35 replies
    Food Magazine ^ | 16 August, 2013 | Aoife Boothroyd
    A recent study has found that global warming is causing apples to lose some of their crunch. The study which was published on Scientific Reports, analysed data gathered from 1970 to 2010 at two orchards in Japan and ...
  • Obama: 'The Planet Will Boil Over' If Africans Are Allowed Cars and Air-Conditioning

    07/01/2013 2:20:31 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 300 replies
    Obama: Planet Will ‘Boil Over' If Africans Are Allowed Cars and Air-Conditioning July 1, 2013 - 4:22 PM By Ryan Kierman (CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama said at a town hall event in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Saturday that unless we find new way of producing energy "the planet will boil over" if people in Africa are allowed to attain air conditioning, automobiles and big houses. “Ultimately, if you think about all the youth that everybody has mentioned here in Africa, if everybody is raising living standards to the point where everybody has got a car and everybody has got...
  • Isn’t That Sweet: Lucky Charms Goes Gay

    07/01/2013 1:26:53 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 56 replies
    Media Research Center ^ | 07-01-2013 | Lauren Enk
    Lucky Charms won’t just be at the end of the rainbow anymore. It’ll be right up in front, toeing the line for gay activists and their agenda. According to The Huffington Post, General Mills just announced that Lucky Charms – with little rainbow marshmallows – will be the face for a new gay pride campaign, called #LuckyToBe.
  • Bachmann: Boehner will use ‘loophole’ to pass immigration in the House

    06/18/2013 9:41:56 AM PDT · by maggief · 27 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | June 18, 2013 | Jeff Poor
    EXCERPT “I don’t think we have a definitive on that yet,” Bachmann said. “I think there’s still a loophole that the speaker might allow himself — that he won’t hold himself to the Hastert rule. In the shorthand, this is what I think is going to happen — the very bad bill is going to be in the Senate. We’re going to have a Trojan Horse bill that will look very good. It will look like border security in the House. Conservatives will vote for it in the House. Both bills will go to conference committee. The guts will get...
  • In Israel, Streisand Slams Treatment of Women

    06/17/2013 10:55:41 AM PDT · by Las Vegas Ron · 56 replies
    AP via Newsmax ^ | Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | Unknown
    Entertainment star Barbra Streisand is attacking Jewish religious practices in Israel that treat women differently from men. Short excerpt due to AP Copyright
  • Joe Biden: Let’s face it, Al Gore was elected president of the United States

    06/12/2013 11:59:16 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    Hot Air ^ | June 12, 2013 | Allahpundit
    No, he wasn’t, as the New York Times eventually made clear. But the point of a political fundraiser is to tell the audience what it wants to hear in exchange for cash, so here’s Biden earning some money for Ed Markey in Boston last night: “This man was elected president of the United States of America,” Biden said according to the pool report. “No, no, no. He was elected president of the United States of America. But for the good of the nation, when the bad decision in my view was made, he did the right thing for the nation.”...
  • New CNN Host 'Uncomfortable' With U.S. Gun Culture, Thinks Bloomberg's a 'Right-Winger'

    06/04/2013 4:15:52 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 40 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | June 4, 2013 | Matt Hadro
    Meet your new late-night CNN host George Stroumboulopoulos, who feels the Toronto Mayor's alleged use of a gay slur was worse than if he had a crack addiction, and thinks New York City Mayor Bloomberg is a "right-winger" whose soda ban revealed that his "heart's in the right place" and whose support for "marriage equality" was "fantastic." Stroumboulopoulos, currently a nightly CBC television host, will host a weekly talk show debuting on Sunday night June 9 and airing on Friday nights at 11 p.m. ET. CNN announced his show would focus on a variety of issues from sports to pop...
  • No Moore: Obama flubs name of Oklahoma city devastated by tornado, calls it ‘Monroe’

    05/28/2013 2:23:35 PM PDT · by bryan999 · 50 replies
    During his visit to the Jersey Shore with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Tuesday, President Obama referred to the wrong city in Oklahoma devastated by a tornado last week. Even though Mr. Obama had just visited the city of Moore, Okla. Sunday and toured the path of destruction the tornado left, in remarks in Asbury Park, New Jersey Tuesday he sent a shout-out to the victims in Monroe, Okla., which is more than 200 miles to the east of Moore. “When you look out at the beach here, even in the rain it looks good,” he said. “You can count...
  • Robert Gates: Obama made right decisions night of Benghazi attack

    05/12/2013 12:54:54 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 196 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | 05/12/2013 | By Brad Knickerbocker
    The Obama administration got some backing Sunday for the way in which it responded as terrorists attacked the US diplomatic facility in Benghazi, Libya, last September – a night of violence and confusion during which Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans were killed. Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, a Republican who served in both the Bush and Obama administrations, said if he had been at the Pentagon at that time, "Frankly … I think my decisions would have been just as theirs were.” Republican critics have said a Special Forces team or overflights by fighter aircraft based in Italy...
  • Unreal… Obama to High School Kids “I’m Going to Need Your Help to Lean on Elected Representatives”

    05/09/2013 7:33:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 9, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    Barack Obama held a campaign stop at Manor Technical High School in Austin, Texas today. He used the high school kids as props for his speech. Obama also told the high schoolers that he will need their help to push his agenda. “Every once in a while I’m going to need your help to lean on your elected representatives…” (VIDEO-AT-LINK) Here’s the transcript via the White House website: Now, there are three things that we’ve got to focus on to create more jobs and opportunity for the middle class. First of all, we’ve got to make America a magnet for...
  • Dolphins' stadium bill enters difficult final phase [NFL Team Asking Taxpayers For $$]

    04/27/2013 5:28:23 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | 4/26/13 | Craig Davis
    The Miami Dolphins’ quest for public funding for an overhaul of Sun Life Stadium will go down to the wire in the Florida Legislature. After hopes appeared to be fading early Friday, the Senate version of the bill was scheduled for a second reading on Monday. There are five days remaining in the session, and the House version of the bill remains bogged down in committee.
  • CNN's Erin Burnett Surprised Bombing Suspects Aren't 'Stereotypical' Americans

    04/21/2013 8:25:30 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 32 replies
    Breibart - Big Journalism ^ | 4-20-2013 | Tony Lee
    On Thursday, just hours after the FBI released blurry pictures of the two suspected Boston Marathon bombers, CNN anchor Erin Burnett assumed the suspects were "stereotypically" white Americans and not linked to any foreign terror group. It turned out that the suspects--Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev--are technically "white" as they are ethnically Chechen (although Dzhokhar recently became a citizen). But what Burnett, like many in the mainstream media who instinctively assume such acts are committed by those who look like Timothy McVeigh, was implying was that the suspects in the photos were white Americans who were born in this country. "They...
  • Hoyer: Republican Sequester Caused the Boston Marathon Deaths

    04/16/2013 10:52:43 AM PDT · by pabianice · 96 replies
    Fox News Channel (no link) | 4/16/13
    Democrats, including Hoyer, today blamed the Boston Marathon bombings on the Republicans. According to them, the Republican Sequester so damaged our intelligence community that it caused the Marathon bombers to get away with it. Took then just 24 hours to blame conservatives for the lives and limbs lost. I am no fan of the Democrats, but this lowers the level of their loathsomeness to a new bottom.
  • Rand Paul: Bush and Obama 'lucky' not to be in jail for drug use

    03/24/2013 1:07:20 PM PDT · by JohnPDuncan · 182 replies
    POLITICO ^ | KEVIN CIRILLI
    Sen. Rand Paul said Sunday that President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush could have "conceivably been put in jail” for their drug use, ruining their lives and impacting their getting elected to office. "Look, the last two presidents could have conceivably been put in jail for their drug use and I really think - look what would've happened, it would've ruined their lives. They got lucky. But a lot of poor kids, particularly in the inner city, don't get lucky and they don't have good attorneys and they go to jail for some of these things and...
  • White Wristbands - Wisconsin declares war on Caucasian privilege.

    03/20/2013 10:43:27 PM PDT · by neverdem · 57 replies
    City Journal ^ | 18 March 2013 | STEFAN KANFER
    Graham Greene’s observation has lost none of its salience in 50 years: innocence remains “like a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wandering the world, meaning no harm.” The latest illustration comes from Wisconsin, where the state’s Department of Public Instruction website devotes a page to “Power and Privilege.” Caucasians who volunteer in the state’s AmeriCorps VISTA antipoverty programs are instructed to “set aside sections of the day to critically examine how privilege works”; “put a note on your mirror or computer screen as a reminder to think about privilege”; and, in order to underline white guilt, “find a...
  • Obama not bluffing over Iran military threat, Biden tells Aipac

    03/04/2013 11:59:56 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 25 replies
    Guardian (UK) ^ | Monday 4 March 2013 12.56 EST | Ewen MacAskill
    Joe Biden also said the US remained committed to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Barack Obama's threats to use military force to prevent Iran securing a nuclear weapon are more than idle bluffs, vice-president Joe Biden told the biggest pro-Israeli lobbying group Aipac on Monday.Biden said that while the US preferred a diplomatic solution to the standoff with Iran, a military option remained on the table."The president of the United States cannot, and does not, bluff. President Barack Obama is not bluffing," Biden told the audience in Washington.Israel is seeking assurances of support...
  • Democrat Underground Blames Bush for Obama Payroll Tax Hike

    01/06/2013 2:36:01 PM PST · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 4, 2013 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: This is hilarious. As you know, ladies and gentlemen, beginning with the first day of the year, and because of the fiscal cliff deal, the temporary partial tax cut on the Social Security tax expired. There was a temporary partial exemption on the payroll tax. I've been asked if most people noticed it. They didn't notice it until they were told about it. It added up to, depending on your income, it could be a thousand dollars a year that you had extra because of this partial tax. Anyway, on January 1, that partial temporary tax cut...
  • CNN Analysis: Kerry would bring experience, deep personal resources to State Dept.

    12/15/2012 10:47:42 PM PST · by Zakeet · 59 replies
    Chicken Noodle News (CNN) ^ | December 16, 2012 | Elise Labott and Jill Dougherty
    Sen. John Kerry, who sources say has been tapped by President Barack Obama to replace Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, will come to the post with a full plate of foreign policy crises, from the civil war in Syria, to the nuclear antics of North Korea, to a looming showdown with Iran over its nuclear program. Anybody who follows Clinton would have some pretty big shoes to fill. Clinton was not just the most popular member of the president's Cabinet for the past four years, she had celebrity status and respect almost everywhere she went around the world. But...
  • Anti-gun sports columnist Jason Whitlock: ‘The NRA Is the New KKK’ [AUDIO]

    12/04/2012 11:34:53 AM PST · by neverdem · 40 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12/03/2012 | Jeff Poor
    On CNN contributor Roland Martin’s podcast posted to his website Monday, Jason Whitlock, the columnist who inspired Bob Costas’ commentary on gun control during halftime of Sunday’s Dallas Cowboys-Philadelphia Eagles game on NBC, revealed his peculiar take on the National Rifle Association (NRA).Whitlock spoke out against the NFL’s handling of the aftermath of Jovan Belcher’s suicide and gun issues in his Sunday FoxSports.com column. During Martin’s podcast, he likened the NRA to the Ku Klux Klan and tied the group to the dangerous street culture that unfortunately dominates “so many black youths.”“Sports gets so much attention, and people tune out...
  • Hostess to liquidate if bakers' strike continues through Thursday (18,000 jobs)

    11/14/2012 4:45:23 PM PST · by tobyhill · 218 replies
    cnn money ^ | 11/14/2012 | By James O'Toole
    Hostess Brands said Wednesday that it will go into liquidation unless bakers striking in protest against a new contract imposed in bankruptcy court return to work by the end of the day Thursday. "We simply do not have the financial resources to survive an ongoing national strike," Hostess CEO Greg Rayburn said in a statement. The liquidation would result in Hostess' nearly 18,000 workers losing their jobs. The bakers' union represents around 5,000. The union did not immediately respond to a request for comment Wednesday, but has called the concessions demanded in the new contract "outrageous." "Our members are on...
  • 18 percent of Americans believe president Obama is Jewish

    10/28/2012 12:58:36 AM PDT · by expat1000 · 36 replies
    YourJewishNews.com ^ | Oct 28,2012 | Ryan Lee Hall
    18 percent of Americans believe that president Obama is Jewish, according to a new poll. A new Associated Press poll finds that 18 percent, or nearly one in five Americans believe that President Barack Obama is Jewish, from zero who believed so in 2010.
  • Former Michigan lottery winner Amanda Clayton found dead

    09/30/2012 9:29:42 AM PDT · by equaviator · 11 replies
    ClickonDetroit ^ | Sep 29 2012
    Police believe death was from overdose ECORSE, Mich - Former Michigan lottery winner Amanda Clayton was found dead early Saturday morning at a friend's house in Ecorse. Police believe she died from an overdose. Reports are saying it was from prescription medication. Clayton, from Lincoln Park, first made headlines when she won a $1 million jackpot on the game show "Make Me Rich" last September. Local 4 Defender Karen Drew later revealed that Clayton was collecting food stamps after winning the jackpot. She was charged with welfare fraud and sentenced to probation in July.
  • RUSH: Whoopi Questions Moon Landing

    07/22/2009 1:24:35 AM PDT · by Yosemitest · 31 replies · 1,802+ views
    www.rushlimbaugh.com ^ | July 21, 2009 | Rush Limbaugh
    Whoopi Questions Moon Landing July 21, 2009 BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: If you've ever had any doubts that the women on The View (snorts) are literally kooks, we're going to confirm it for you here. This happened yesterday morning. It's Whoopi Goldberg, Barbara Walters, and co-host Sherri Shepherd about Apollo 11 landing on the moon. (Click on video link to the right) WALTERS: Whoopi, you don't really doubt that the men landed on the moon. GOLDBERG: I am just saying that there are wonderful -- SHEPHERD: Don't they have a tape? GOLDBERG: There are wonderful... You know, I love great...
  • Corporate cooties! DNC rebrands Bank of America Stadium as ‘Panthers Stadium’

    07/17/2012 7:33:24 AM PDT · by sunmars · 33 replies
    Now that the Democrats are gearing up to hold their September convention at the stadium, they can’t even bring themselves to type the words “Bank of America.” You know, because corporations are totally greedy, especially when they’re associated with the bankster one percent. For the record, Bank of America Stadium has never been called “Panthers Stadium.” Bank of America purchased naming rights in 2004, replacing L.M. Ericsson Inc. as the corporate (gasp!) sponsor. Prior to that, the facility was known as Carolinas Stadium. Yep, can’t have President Obama associated with an icky corporation when he delivers his keynote address at,...
  • Cranberry industry wary of upcoming nutrition standards (Nutrition Czarina Michelle Obama)

    06/24/2012 6:13:12 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 64 replies
    USAToday ^ | June 24, 2012 | Larry Bivins
    "Listen, America. Eat your veggies and like it."
  • US commandos parachuted into N. Korea: report

    05/28/2012 4:07:47 PM PDT · by EBH · 81 replies
    AFP ^ | 5/28/12
    US and South Korean special forces have been parachuting into North Korea to gather intelligence about underground military installations, a US officer has said in comments carried in US media. Army Brigadier General Neil Tolley, commander of US special forces in South Korea, told a conference held in Florida last week that Pyongyang had built thousands of tunnels since the Korean war, The Diplomat reported. "The entire tunnel infrastructure is hidden from our satellites," Tolley said, according to The Diplomat, a current affairs magazine. "So we send (South Korean) soldiers and US soldiers to the North to do special reconnaissance."...
  • Was Trayvon Martin high on a concoction called “Lean” the night he was killed?

    05/27/2012 7:51:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 78 replies
    Wizbang ^ | May 27, 2012 | Rick Rice
    Bob Owens is raising the possibility: "I had never heard of “lean” before yesterday, but apparently it is a concoction made from certain prescription cough syrups and a beverage medium, often made more palatable with candy. One of the recipes for “lean” calls for using Arizona Iced Tea Co. watermelon fruit juice cocktail as the beverage of choice, and Skittles candy… the items found on Trayvon Martin’s body the night he was shot by George Zimmerman. The Conservative Treehouse has a lengthy post about the recreational drug, it’s effects and side effects, and alleged screen captures of Trayvon Martin’s social...
  • House Democrats: NYPD should purge spy files

    05/10/2012 2:16:55 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 6 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 10, 2012 | MATT APUZZO
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    03/30/2012 6:04:11 PM PDT · by expat1000 · 68 replies
    The Nomad Lawyer ^ | Saturday, April 24th, 2010 | Paul Karl Lukacs
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