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  • Teacher removed for 'dangerous' science projects; supporters rally

    04/15/2014 2:09:42 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 30 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | April 9, 2014 | Howard Blume
    A popular Los Angeles high school science teacher has been suspended after students turned in projects that appeared dangerous to administrators, spurring a campaign calling for his return to the classroom. Students and parents have rallied around Greg Schiller after his suspension in February from the downtown Cortines School of Visual & Performing Arts. Supporters have organized a rally on his behalf at the campus scheduled for Thursday, gathered hundreds of signatures on a petition calling for his reinstatement and set up a social media page. Schiller was ordered to report daily to a district administrative office pending an investigation...
  • Woman run down by freight train while running on the tracks with headphones on

    04/11/2014 9:17:17 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 72 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | April 10, 2014 | Ryan Gorman
    A California woman was struck and killed Wednesday by a freight train while wearing headphones as she jogged along busy tracks near a popular hiking trail. Janaki Rose Hayes, 27, of Truckee, was wearing headphones that fully covered her ears and did not hear the blaring horn as the steel beast bared down on her around 1.45 p.m., police said. Investigators believe she was jogging towards a trail for the bulk of her workout and that the death was an accident, sources told the Sacramento Bee. Hayes, who had recently moved from Oregon to the small town just north of...
  • Idiots, as Demonstrated in 'Selfies'

    04/08/2014 2:41:36 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 15 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 08 April 2014 | Reaganite Republican
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  • Group of 4 become first women to complete Marine Corps infantry combat training school

    11/20/2013 4:15:34 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 66 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 11/20/2013 | By Philip Caulfield
    Don't let their sweet smiles fool you; this is a fearsome foursome of trained killers. This cheery selfie shows the first group of women to complete the Marine Corps' infantry combat training, a grueling 59-day course that preps Marines for war. Fifteen women began the training at Camp Lejeune, N.C., on Sept. 24, but only Harlee (Rambo) Bradford, who snapped the pic, and her grinning crew made it through, CNN reported.    
  • Moscow Slams Closure of Russian TV in Ukraine

    03/25/2014 11:31:17 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 22 replies
    RIA Novosti ^ | 3-25-2014 | Konstantin Dolgov
    A ruling by a Ukrainian court to suspend broadcasts of four Russian TV channels in Ukraine is an attack against human rights and media freedom, a senior Russian diplomat said on Tuesday. The District Administrative Court in Kiev ruled to suspend broadcasts of Russia's Rossiya 24, Channel One, RTR Planeta, and NTV-World in Ukraine pending hearings on a permanent ban. "Undoubtedly, this should be viewed only as an infringement on democratic freedoms and as a violation of Ukraine's international obligations. Certainly, millions of [Russian-speaking] residents of this country have the right to watch [Russian] TV and have access to [other]...
  • Someone Needs to Tell Sarah Palin If Obama Were a Dictator, She’d Be In Gitmo

    02/22/2014 2:15:25 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 129 replies
    PoliticusUSA ^ | February 22, 2014 | Sarah Jones
    So we have reached the aporia of the Right’s main argument against President Obama, wherein their arguments are deconstructing themselves via their own rhetoric undermining their claims. Republicans call the President a dictator and say his boot is on their necks, he is stomping on the Constitution, he is an “imperial” president. And yet all of them remain free to say these things in public, on TV. There isn’t even any backlash to speak of. Leading this charge is the still bitter Sarah Palin, whose behavior post 2008 loss makes John McCain’s look magnanimous and mature. Palin posited that after...
  • WATCH: Rep. Trey Gowdy Calls Nancy Pelosi 'Mind-Numbingly Stupid'

    02/17/2014 7:40:10 AM PST · by Nachum · 49 replies
    IJ Review ^ | 2/17/14 | Bubba Atkinson
    If Democrats would wake up and realize what Rep. Trey Gowdy is saying is true, then we can begin to move the ball in the right direction. Until they do that, grab some popcorn, folks. When people stop being polite and start getting real, we’ve got some real entertainment on our hands.
  • Rand Paul: Democrats should ‘disown’ Bill Clinton for being a ‘sexual predator’

    02/06/2014 9:40:22 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 37 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 2/6/14 | Alex Pappas
    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says Democrats need to “disown” Bill Clinton because of his history as a “sexual predator.” “I think he’s not particularly the greatest role model for the women’s rights movement,” Paul said in an interview posted Wednesday on NewsmaxTV. “And so I think if they want to be credible in saying that they defend women’s rights in the work place, they really need to disown and really return any contributions that Bill Clinton’s either raising for people or giving to people.” “I think for the movement to proceed on and have any consistency they need to dissociate...
  • Donor to Groups Devoted to Reducing U.S. Nuclear Stockpile Receives Scientific Achievement Award

    02/03/2014 7:24:12 PM PST · by FreeAtlanta · 16 replies
    FREEBEACON.COM ^ | February 3, 2014 5:34 pm | Washington Free Beacon Staff
    A donor to a Democratic representative and a number of groups devoted to reducing the U.S. nuclear stockpile received a prestigious White House award for scientific achievement on Monday. Article Link: Donor to Groups Devoted to Reducing U.S. Nuclear Stockpile Receives Scientific Achievement Award | Washington Free Beacon (http://freebeacon.com/donor-to-groups-devoted-to-reducing-u-s-nuclear-stockpile-receives-scientific-achievement-award/)Posted with Article Posting Assistant: (http://code-happy.bahits.com/?p=62)
  • Napolitano To Be Part Of US Olympic Delegation

    01/30/2014 6:19:50 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    KJZZ.org ^ | 1.6.14 | Dennis Lambert
    Former Arizona Governor and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will be part of the United States delegation to the Winter Olympics in Sochi next month.
  • At least 50 scalded in the US after trying boiling-to-frozen water trick (article and video)

    01/10/2014 12:19:39 AM PST · by beaversmom · 47 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | January 9, 2014 | Hannah Flint
    A trick where boiling water is thrown in the air to instantly turn into snow in the bitingly cold US weather became a viral hit this week, as metereologists and TV reporters illustrated just how freezing it is in the polar vortex. But now it seems Americans are feeling the backlash of the stunt after trying it themselves in the -30 degree weather. The LA Times found that at least 50 people on social media complained that they or their friends were scalded by hot water on Monday and Tuesday. Others have posted photos of their injuries on Instagram, and...
  • Why NFL Players Don't Wear Sleeves Even In Dangerously Cold Games

    01/05/2014 8:27:31 PM PST · by Dave346 · 69 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Jan. 5, 2014, 12:21 PM | Jay Yarow
    Perhaps you've heard it's going to be cold during today's Green Bay Packers game against the San Francisco 49ers. Perhaps you've also heard that "cold" is an understatement. Weather.com says it will feel like -17 degrees during the heart of the game. In weather like that, the beer in the stands can freeze before it's consumed. In weather like that, your hands go numb, your chest tightens, and just breathing the air can cause a burning sensation. It's just not weather designed for human beings. And, yet, they will play football in this weather, because the NFL doesn't cancel games...
  • Boris Johnson: some people are too stupid to get on in life

    11/27/2013 4:45:33 PM PST · by Dysart · 17 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 11-27-13 | Peter Dominiczak
    Economic equality will never be possible because some people are too stupid to get ahead, Boris Johnson said on Wednesday night. Natural differences between human beings will always mean that some will succeed and others will fail, the Mayor of London said in a speech. Despite calling for more to be done to help talented people from poor backgrounds to advance — including state-funded places at private schools — Mr Johnson said some people would always find it easier to get ahead than others. “Whatever you may think of the value of IQ tests, it is surely relevant to a...
  • Lagged (Obama's persistent cluelessness)

    10/21/2013 7:40:08 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 10 replies
    PJ Media - The Belmont club ^ | 10/20/13 | Richard Fernandez
    **snip** The relations of power in the world are constantly changing. Good managers know this and are always looking for a wave to catch and ebbs to avoid. Timing in statecraft is very important, but it is something the president seems to lack. What has kept Obama from catastrophe is the unexpected success of everything he discounts, from the tactical skill of the US military to the resilience of all sectors he considers back numbers. He proceeds instead from a kind of fixed idea. President Obama’s policies have from the beginning been dogged by a curious kind of obsolescence, as...
  • 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
  • Seven stupid things the gov’t spent money on during the shutdown (2012 Hussein phones - $2 BILLION)

    10/03/2013 3:40:41 PM PDT · by Libloather · 13 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/02/13
    The government is shut down and thousands of government workers have been sent home. But will it save any money? The shutdown in during the Clinton Presidency cost taxpayers about $1.5 billion in 22 days. According to IHS Global Insight, the shutdown could cost the U.S. economy $1.6 billion per week — and NBC News reported that the shutdown would cost $12.5 million per hour. Here are seven things that the government, in all its wisdom, has opted to do during the current shutdown. 1. Federal agencies created new websites to tell visitors that they don’t have enough funding to...
  • Are Americans stupid?

    10/01/2013 7:54:11 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 134 replies
    Renew America ^ | 10-1-13 | Alan Caruba
    On the conservative side of the political spectrum, we frequently refer to liberals as "low information voters," a nice way of saying they are stupid. From their point of view, however, we are the stupid ones. And not merely stupid, but evil. The divide between conservatives and liberals can be seen in the outcomes of the many polls and surveys that are announced on a daily basis. The numbers are depressingly the same; ranging from 40-40% or 50-50%, depending on how many respond that they don't have an opinion. There is, moreover, what I call the "thirty percent syndrome" of...
  • (FL) Deputies: Riverview man kept using cell phone after reporting it stolen

    09/13/2013 7:49:47 AM PDT · by rarestia · 2 replies
    BayNews9 ^ | Friday, September 13, 2013 | Staff
    A Riverview man reported being robbed of his cell phone at knifepoint, but then kept using the device, deputies said. Deputies said Kyle T. Gallagher, 26, called law enforcement on Aug. 28 to report that he had been robbed at knife point. He told deputies that the suspect, who he described as a black man, had taken his cell phone, Florida driver's license, cash and his green dot debit card. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, detectives began looking at his phone records as part of their investigation, and the call logs and text messages led them to conclude...
  • Who Told Vermont To Be Stupid?

    09/01/2013 3:54:38 PM PDT · by Vince Ferrer · 27 replies
    Forbes ^ | 9/01/2013 | James Conca
    In a week when we celebrated one of the greatest speeches in history, we also saw discrimination win over science. Again. Ideology defeated reason. As a scientist, I was saddened in a way I am not usually wont. The Great State of Vermont threw away cheap clean energy this week out of ignorance and fear. Vermont chose to be stupid, and will hurt the environment as a sidebar.
  • Poverty saps the brain: US-India study

    08/29/2013 5:19:28 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 6 replies
    AFP News ^ | August 29, 2013
    Experiments show that poverty saps people's brainpower and may lower IQ by 13 points, scientists said Thursday. The findings in the US journal Science suggest that being poor can drain a person's mental resources, leaving him or her less capable of focusing on other things, like solving problems and controlling impulses. Rather than blaming poverty on the individual or the environment, the study suggests that the state of being poor exerts the same effect as losing a full night's sleep or having lower intelligence. Researchers sampled some 400 people with incomes ranging from $20,000 to $70,000 at a shopping mall...
  • Why Romney Lost

    08/08/2013 10:31:50 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 92 replies
    Townhall ^ | 08/08/2013 | Jack Kerwick
    In his latest book, Collision 2012, Dan Balz, a Washington Post writer, expresses his incredulity over “the inability” of Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign to “humanize” its candidate. This is one reason why, in Balz’s estimation, Romney lost the 2012 election to Barack Obama. Yet there are two other reasons that he supplies to account for Romney’s defeat. The one pertains to the “technically superior” character of his rival’s campaign. The other is in regard to Romney’s “ambivalence” concerning his bid for the presidency. The first thing that should be noted is that if Romney’s consultants had difficulty in “humanizing” their...
  • “Elysium” is implausible, because it’s based on a medical device manufacturer with no salespeople

    08/11/2013 11:42:15 PM PDT · by grundle · 34 replies
    wordpress ^ | August 12, 2013 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Dan from Squirrel Hill's Blog Movie review: “Elysium” is implausible, because it’s based on a medical device manufacturer that does not employ any salespeople Elysium has too many loud, noisy action scenes, and not enough calm, quiet, reflective scenes of thoughtful contemplation. It didn’t have any lines of dialogue that I can see myself wanting to quote in the future. None of the characters were particularly interesting. And if I was a child, I couldn’t see myself wanting to buy any of the action figures that might be based on this movie.The machine that instantly cures cancer seems perfectly plausible. However,...
  • Global warming already having dramatic impacts in California, new report says

    08/08/2013 7:43:49 AM PDT · by Avoiding_Sulla · 61 replies
    Daily News Los Angeles ^ | 08/08/2013 05:18:03 AM PDT | Paul Rogers
    Rising ocean waters. Bigger and more frequent forest fires. More brutally hot summer days. These aren't the usual predictions about global warming based on computer forecasts. They're changes already happening in California, according to a detailed new report issued Thursday by the California Environmental Protection Agency. Climate change is "an immediate and growing threat" affecting the state's water supplies, farm industry, forests, wildlife and public health, the report says. The 258-page document was written by 51 scientists from the University of California, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, U.S. Geological Survey and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,...
  • 10 Stupid Things Conservatives Do Every Day That Democrats LOVE

    07/30/2013 7:19:16 PM PDT · by curth · 71 replies
    Hillbuzz ^ | June 23, 2013 | Kevin DuJan
    We live in an apartheid state, where the institutional Left controls the government of our country…despite Leftists themselves being a small minority (around 22% or so) of the population. People who consider themselves “conservative” account for almost 70% of the population, regardless of what party they affiliate with. But, the Left wins the Culture Wars because Leftists are disciplined, committed to victory, and count on conservatives doing incredibly stupid things every day that Democrats just LOVE. Here are ten things you need to permanently stop doing — starting today — because each of these simple things is just like mailing...
  • George Zimmerman ‘Caused’ Truck Accident? Conspiracy Theories Abound On Twitter…

    07/23/2013 3:23:00 AM PDT · by markomalley · 27 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 7/22/2013
    News that George Zimmerman helped save a Floridian trapped under an overturned truck just days after being acquitted in the Trayvon Martin murder trial, has been met with an overly healthy dose of skepticism on Twitter. As anyone can easily discover with a simple search of “Zimmerman caused,” hundreds of Twitter users find it suspect that the former defendant just happened upon an “accident” and saved the day. Almost as quickly as the original conspiracy theories began to swirl, conservatives on Twitter hijacked the narrative, using the hashtag #MSNBCTonight to predict how that network will further the “Zimmerman caused” story...
  • 10 Really Stupid Things Liberals Have Said

    07/16/2013 9:02:25 AM PDT · by Paladins Prayer · 24 replies
    The New American ^ | 16 July 2013 | Selwyn Duke
    Liberals truly are fonts of sophistication and erudition. We know this because liberals tell us, and liberals are smart. They would never mangle words as does Dubya Bush or misspell “potato” like hapless Dan Quayle. But there are some things they would do, and what follows is a sampling. [...] Dog Food Afternoon But perhaps KTVU had graduated from the Patsy Schroeder School of Comedy. During a 1990s budget battle, the Democrats said that if the GOP got its way, the elderly would have to eat dog food to afford medicine. Radio host Rush Limbaugh then spoofed this demagoguery in...
  • Stupidity: America's greatest health hazard

    06/27/2013 10:03:57 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 22 replies
    WND ^ | June 26, 2013 | Ted Nugent
    Exclusive: Ted Nugent blasts 'Fedzilla' for enabling populace to remain 'lazy and dumb' Now that the American Medical Association (AMA) has wrongfully labeled obesity as a disease, the AMA may as well categorize as such our most troubling, chronic, widespread and debilitating self-inflicted ailment of choice: stupidity. What once was one of America’s most respected medical institutions, the AMA has been afflicted with the stupid disease and has torpedoed its reputation with a single decision. Don’t be surprised if next week the AMA recommends we drink eight ounces of warm hotdog water each day to improve our health. Smart Americans...
  • Brutal Poll Says Everything About How Republicans Feel About Their Own Party In Congress

    06/14/2013 4:33:11 PM PDT · by Carbonsteel · 27 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 06/14/2013 | Brett LoGiurato
    Republican voters have an unfavorable view of their party in Congress, according to a new survey from Public Policy Polling. The poll found that overall, only 24 percent of voters approve of the job congressional Republicans are doing, compared with 67 percent who disapprove. That's down from a 25-68 approval split in May.
  • LeDuff: Detroit police's simulated purse snatching goes awry

    06/07/2013 9:47:46 AM PDT · by cripplecreek · 20 replies
    myfoxdetroit ^ | Jun 06, 2013 | Charlie LeDuff
    DETROIT (WJBK) - An FBI agent almost shot a Detroit cop on Wednesday at a gas station while filling up. It wasn't the agent or the cop's fault. It was the cop's bosses, who came up with the lame brain idea to simulate a purse snatching and then invite a TV crew to film your reaction Detroit. The immediate supervisor of these cops had no idea this was happening until they called him. "The event takes place. The officer takes the purse, runs around the gas station. As he's running, an off-duty FBI agent is pumping gas. He witnesses the...
  • Crowley: Is it Possible This Isn't Political and IRS Didn't Intend to Harass the Tea Party?

    05/19/2013 8:39:00 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 82 replies
    "Can you see in your mind's eye a way that this might not have been political, that this was a misguided stupid way to sort, but that they didn't intend it to be some kind of political attempt to harass the Tea Party?"
  • Miami-Dade's GOP VP candidate draws heat: was Dem, didn't vote in '12, attacked R's by name

    05/09/2013 5:10:02 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 2 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 5/9/13 | MARC CAPUTO
    In the short time as a Republican, Emmanuel "Manny" Roman has made more than a few enemies at the Miami-Dade Republican Party. And now that Roman is running for vice-president of the county party, he's feeling the backlash... Roman voted for and contributed to Barack Obama in 2008, that he became a Republican less than two years ago and that he "DID NOT VOTE in the 2012 general election!"
  • Syria's energy: Mediterranean gas may be the prize

    04/24/2013 7:34:19 PM PDT · by haffast · 7 replies
    UPI ^ | April 24, 2013 at 11:04 AM | UPI
    BEIRUT, Lebanon, April 24 (UPI) -- Syria's top rebel commander is reportedly seeking Western support for taking over oil fields held by Islamist factions but the real conflict over Syria's energy resources is likely to be vast natural gas fields under the eastern Mediterranean. Whatever is under the seabed in Syrian waters remains undiscovered but in the wake of major strikes by Israel and Cyprus, and Lebanon supposedly sitting on similar prizes, it's a pretty good bet Syria has significant gas holdings. There seems little doubt that Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime will eventually be displaced as rebel forces, disunited...
  • Sweden: where only 3% of the population uses cash

    04/08/2013 1:44:05 PM PDT · by WesternCulture · 83 replies
    youtube.com ^ | 04/08/2013 | WesternCulture
    Sweden really is annoying. We've made both Germany and Russia look like fools on battle fields. We haven't experienced war for two centuries by now, but we're prepared for the next one. We once were poor, but today, we enjoy a standard of living that clearly is better than that of the average American or any other country on Earth for that sake. Few Americans could afford a car like the Volvo V70 (best selling car in Sweden) and only a small percentage of the American population own second homes (very common in Sweden). Furthermore, my Sweden is more technologically...
  • Foundation renamed for all three Clintons

    04/08/2013 4:57:47 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 22 replies
    Foundation renamed for all three Clintons By: Maggie Haberman April 8, 2013 03:42 PM EDT Introducing the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation. The Clinton Foundation, set up after the 42nd president left the White House, was renamed a few weeks ago to include all three Clintons in the name, sources familiar with the move said. An email sent around from the Foundation yesterday was addressed from the “Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation.” The move was made shortly after Hillary Clinton left the State Department, and was long planned to reflect the work the three have had with the...
  • Teachers who stomped American flag, Jesus are officially no longer teaching

    03/30/2013 10:06:04 AM PDT · by Dallas59 · 79 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 3/30/2013 | Yahoo
    You don’t tug on Superman’s cape. You don’t spit into the wind. You don’t pull the mask off that old Lone Ranger. And, as two educators have recently learned, it’s also generally good advice to avoid stomping on Jesus and the American flag in public schools. The Florida Atlantic University instructor who asked students to step on the word “Jesus” has been placed on administrative leave on the same day that the high school teacher in South Carolina who stomped on an American flag in front of his students way back in December finally resigned. The incident in South Carolina...
  • Review: Spec Ops: The Line

    03/17/2013 9:05:30 PM PDT · by caldera599 · 1 replies
    Plugged In ^ | 06/2012 | Plugged In Online
    At first glance, Spec Ops: The Line looks like nothing more than a straight-ahead military shooter. Its story tells of some future date when the desert-bound high-tech city of Dubai is being blasted by incredibly deadly sandstorms. These biblically proportioned tempests are leaving luxury hotels and skyscrapers buried beneath shifting dunes and swirling debris. Dubai's wealthy elite initially downplay the situation before evacuating in secret, leaving countless "lesser" citizens behind. And so, the United States steps up to help evacuate the populace with an infantry battalion led by American hero Col. John Konrad. By the time gamers are inserted into...
  • Dem Congressman Mourns Death of Hugo Chavez: "RIP Mr. President"

    03/05/2013 3:36:12 PM PST · by therightliveswithus · 34 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 3/05/13 | Aurelius
    Jose Serrano is a Democratic congressman who represents the South Bronx of New York City (the 15th District). He is also an imbecile. Upon hearing the news of the death of Hugo Chavez, the tyrannical "President" of Venezuela, Serrano could not hold back his thoughts and emotions. He quickly went to twitter and posted this comment: Making certain that no one would misunderstand his sadness, Serrano released an official statement entitled “Chavez Changed the Conversation In Latin America” on his government website. Serrano explained, in part: “I met President Chavez in 2005 when he came to my district at my...
  • An American Intelligence Test: Palin Vs. Kerry

    02/26/2013 4:02:35 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 1 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 2-26-13 | The Looking Spoon
    H/t to @seanhannity for giving me the idea on his radio show today. Based on how this is set up you should simply know the answer without even thinking about it.Pass it on at Facebook....Here's a version for Twitter...
  • Kerry: Americans Have Right to Be Stupid if They Want

    02/26/2013 7:03:43 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 12 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 26/2/13
    Speaking to a group of German students, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry defended the core freedoms of speech, religion and thought telling them that in America, "you have a right to be stupid if you want to be." "People have sometimes wondered about why our Supreme Court allows one group or another to march in a parade even though it's the most provocative thing in the world and they carry signs that are an insult to one group or another," he said. "The reason is, that's freedom, freedom of speech. In American you have a right to be stupid...
  • AP To Use ‘Husband, Wife’ Regardless Of Sexual Orientation

    02/21/2013 2:40:27 PM PST · by Salman · 80 replies
    TPM ^ | Thursday February 21, 2013 | Pema Levy
    <p>The Associated Press on Thursday updated its stylebook so that married individuals will be referred to as husband and wife, regardless of whether they are in a same-sex marriage. The change comes a week after the AP received criticism for an internal memo designating the word "partners" for individuals in same-sex marriages.</p>
  • Hurricane Sandy: Levin, Stabenow among those asking for funding to help Great Lakes recovery

    02/15/2013 1:56:02 PM PST · by cripplecreek · 15 replies
    Mlive.com ^ | February 14, 2013 | Tim Martin
    Michigan’s U.S. senators – Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow – are among those urging the Army Corps of Engineers to allocate money to help the Great Lakes recover from Hurricane Sandy damage. “While the Great Lakes navigation system is threatened due to underfunding, which has been worsened due to lakes levels that have hit record lows, the system also was damaged by Hurricane Sandy,” a group of Midwest senators wrote in a letter Thursday to Assistant Secretary of the Army Jo-Ellen Darcy. “This storm covered 900 miles, and impacted 24 states, including states surrounding the Great Lakes. Across the Great...
  • Tony Bennett: Without Gun Control, U.S. May Turn Into Nazi Germany **Retard Alert**

    02/07/2013 6:15:59 AM PST · by LucianOfSamasota · 59 replies
    RealClearpolitics ^ | February 6, 2013 | TONY BENNETT
    Singer Tony Bennett brought up Nazi Germany at a press conference in Washington where he demanded gun control. TONY BENNETT: It's the kind of turn that happened to the great country of Germany, when Nazis came over and created tragic things, and they had to be told off. And if we continue this kind of violence and accept it in our country, the rest of the world's going to really take care of us, in a very bad way. Video @ link
  • Rubio To Deliver GOP Response to Obama's State of the Union (in English and Spanish)

    02/06/2013 4:31:21 PM PST · by drewh · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/06/13 03:40 PM E | By Daniel Strauss
    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) will deliver the Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address on Feb. 12. Rubio's response will be delivered in both English and Spanish, according to Speaker John Boehner's (R-Ohio) office. "Marco Rubio is one of our party’s most dynamic and inspiring leaders. He carries our party’s banner of freedom, opportunity and prosperity in a way few others can. His family’s story is a testament to the promise and greatness of America," Boehner said in a statement on Wednesday. "He’ll deliver a GOP address that speaks from the heart to the hopes and dreams...
  • Animated Oprah Interviews Bernanke

    01/30/2013 1:18:45 PM PST · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 30, | Peter Schiff
    Earlier this month Oprah Winfrey grabbed headlines with her blockbuster interview with serial doper and international pariah Lance Armstrong. Now, an animated Oprah keeps the momentum going with a harrowing interview with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, another major figure who is equally dependent on artificial stimulus to juice his job performance.  In this mock animated interview produced by the Peter Schiff Show, the daily radio broadcast by noted author and economist Peter Schiff, Oprah gets Bernanke to confess to repeated attempts to push up economic statistics through direct and repeated injections of powerful monetary stimulants. His motivation: a competitive central banking culture fixated...
  • Army leaders vow 'gender-neutral' standards for women in combat

    01/29/2013 7:38:09 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 75 replies
    al.com ^ | January 29, 2013 | Leada Gore
    As military officials formulate plans to open combat positions to women, the Commander of the Army's Training and Doctrine Command is vowing any changes in job requirements will be handled fairly. "Soldiers - both men and women - want fair and meaningful standards" Gen. Robert W. Cone said. "I think that fairness is very important in a values-based organization like our Army." Last week, Secretary of State Leon Panetta and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, announced the end of the 1994 policy that prohibited women from serving in combat positions below a brigade level....
  • Christie: Comments on Obama, Boehner Part of Job

    01/06/2013 11:41:02 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 10 replies
    Copyright © 2012 Breitbart ^ | 6 Jan 2013, 5:14 AM PDT | ANGELA DELLI SANTI
    Christie, by his own admission, is "not a subtle personality" and he likes to take charge. Those two traits figured prominently in how the rising Republican handled Sandy. From his frequent, televised updates to residents as the storm's winds whipped the state's beaches to his criticism last week of fellow Republican John Boehner's decision to delay a U.S. House vote on federal storm aid, his handling of his native state's worst natural disaster may one day be considered the defining moment in the political career of a budding presidential contender. The timing of the storm _ days before a presidential...
  • Gov. Christie and Michael Steele Join Mayor Bloomberg in Criticizing the NRA

    12/23/2012 5:03:15 PM PST · by lowbridge · 91 replies
    breitbart ^ | December 22, 2012 | AWR Hawkins
    After Wayne LaPierre spoke of the NRA's desire to help make children safer by using its own money and resources to train teachers and work with police departments to have an armed presence at every school that wants it, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former RNC chair Michael Steele joined Mayor Michael Bloomberg in crying foul. Said Christie: "In general, I don't think the solution to safety in schools is putting an armed guard because for it to really be effective in my view, from a law enforcement perspective, you have to have an armed guard at every classroom."...
  • Mia Farrow Hearts New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (for Blasting Republicans)

    01/02/2013 4:55:28 PM PST · by drewh · 58 replies
    Big Hollywood ^ | 2 Jan 2013, 1:47 PM PDT | by Breitbart News
    The Left's love affair with N.J. Gov. Chris Christie continues ... so long as the outspoken pol is trashing his own party. Christie made headlines today by blaming the death of a Hurricane Sandy relief bill loaded with pork squarely on the GOP. “There is only one group to blame,” he ranted. “The House Majority and John Boehner. Last night, the House Majority failed the basic test of leadership and they did so with callous disregard to the people of my state. It was disappointing and disgusting to watch. Shame on you, shame on Congress.” That sentiment earned kudos from...
  • The NRA plan is so stupid that 1/3rd of all public schools already use it

    12/24/2012 1:17:51 PM PST · by Nachum · 29 replies
    The National Review ^ | 12/24/12 | Via New York Times:
    [. . .] Nationwide, at least 23,000 schools — about one-third of all public schools — already had armed security on staff as of the most recent data, for the 2009-10 school year, and a number of states and districts that do not use them have begun discussing the idea in recent days. . . Plus the NRA plan was much more comprehensive than just armed guards.
  • Christie Ascendent (poll: leading the 2016 GOP field)

    12/18/2012 3:00:42 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 60 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | December 18, 2012, 3:20 p.m. ET | By Jason L. Riley
    A new poll has New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie leading the 2016 GOP presidential field.