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    10/13/2015 10:24:23 AM PDT · by Dick Bachert · 74 replies
    Vanity ^ | 10/13/2015 | Dick Bachert
    Every day brings us closer to what I'm convinced will be a VERY UGLY time in what remains of America, the IDEA! The "progressives" (aka "communists") will continue pushing until they provoke a reaction from those who still remember what freedom was. As was the case in 1775, the flash point will almost certainly be a thrust to seize private firearms and related items. It is then that we will see what their plans are for those MILLIONS OF ROUNDS of ammunition and thousands of weapons now in the hands of previously UNARMED bureaucracies. Oh, did I mention that millions...
  • Hammonds to serve 5 years in prison [ Oregon ranchers vs BLM ]

    10/09/2015 5:51:15 PM PDT · by george76 · 50 replies
    Oregon Farm Bureau ^ | October 7, 2015 | Barry Bushue
    Today two Oregon ranchers were sentenced to five years in federal prison under terrorism statutes for setting preventative fires on their own land. We are gravely disappointed at this outcome. “Elderly Harney County rancher Dwight Hammond and his son, Steven, a former OFB Board member and Harney County Farm Bureau president, have already served time in federal prison for their mistakes and paid their debt to society for the less-than-140 acres of BLM land that was accidentally impacted by the fires. “This is an example of gross government overreach, and the public should be outraged. “Today’s verdict is also hypocritical...
  • The Declaration of Independence Reminds us to Put Tyrants on Notice

    07/03/2015 1:52:37 PM PDT · by righttackle44 · 13 replies
    Action Institute Power Blog ^ | July 3, 2015 | Ray Nothstine
    Perhaps the most enduring legacy of the Declaration of Independence is that it sought to overturn the long abuses and powers of tyrants. It revealed the truth of self-government and that power is inherent in the people. In the second introduction of the document, Jefferson declared: …That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and...
  • EPA rules on residential wood heaters fuel outcry in Minnesota, Wisconsin

    03/09/2015 6:47:48 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 82 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 3-7-15 | David Lieb
    Smoke wafting from wood fires has long provided a familiar winter smell in many parts of the country -- and, in some cases, a foggy haze that has filled people's lungs with fine particles that can cause coughing and wheezing. Citing health concerns, the Environmental Protection Agency now is pressing ahead with regulations to significantly limit the pollution from newly manufactured residential wood heaters. But some of the states with the most wood smoke -- including Minnesota and Wisconsin -- are refusing to go along, claiming that the EPA's new rules could leave low-income residents in the cold. Missouri and...
  • "Net Neutrality" is GOVERNMENT CONTROL

    02/26/2015 9:35:27 PM PST · by Ray76 · 23 replies
    Feb 27, 2015 | Ray76
    Internet is a medium by which every one may publish to every one. The medium must not can not be regulated. Regulation is an abridgment of the freedom of speech and of "the press" Internet is “the tyrant’s foe, and the people’s friend” The FCC is seizing control of the medium. They claim laws of the 1930's as their authority. The 1930's are well before computers and internet existed. The FCC has no authority to regulate the medium. There can be no authority to control the medium.
  • When FDR made gold illegal to own for everyday people – At the point of a gun

    01/31/2015 5:10:04 AM PST · by george76 · 82 replies
    Townhall ^ | Jan 31, 2015 | Nick Sorrentino
    FDR, the man who studied Mussolini, who birthed the current intrusive state, who started the drug war in earnest, who put Japanese Americans into concentration camps, who extended the Depression years longer than it needed to be and thereby contributed to the genesis of the Second World War, who tried to pack the Supreme Court, who gave away half of Europe to the Soviets at Yalta, and who confiscated the gold – the real wealth – of the American people. What a guy. And he still has his face on the dime. There is a reason why my grandmother, a...

    12/24/2014 2:45:15 PM PST · by lowbridge · 37 replies
    breitbart ^ | december 23, 2014 | frances martel
    The maritime horror that has become a centerpiece of the Cuban experience will continue even after President Obama’s overtures to the communist regime, it appears. According to witnesses aboard, the Cuban government sank a boat attempting to reach American shores carrying 32 people, including an 8-year-old child, and some passengers remain missing. The Miami Herald reports that Masiel González Castellano, a woman who was aboard the boat with her husband and 8-year-old son, told reporters her husband remains missing after the assault. She and all those the government could pick out of the water were arrested, and the men remain under custody. “We...
  • The Genuflector in Chief

    09/25/2014 7:16:44 AM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 3 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 9/25/14 | Steve Berman
    President Obama’s remarks to the UN General Assembly also mark the first time a sitting U.S. President has ever chaired a Security Council meeting.  His remarks were a mixture of retreaded Bush speeches about the evil of terrorism, and cheerleading language like “Islam teaches peace,” versus ISIS, who is “hiding behind a false Islam."  At the end, Obama couldn’t help himself from apologizing for America’s problems, as if the world needs our apology. I know the world also took notice of the small American city of Ferguson, Missouri – where a young man was killed, and a community was divided....
  • Liberals Want to Throw Us All In Jail. Or Worse.

    09/22/2014 7:57:17 PM PDT · by Nachum · 63 replies
    Poerline ^ | 9/22/14 | John Hinderaker
    The totalitarian impulse is all too familiar: since I represent Progress (and, of course, everyone who acts in the political realm fervently believes that he represents Progress) those who stand in my way are retrograde–evil, really–forces, that belong in the dustbin of history. Therefore, I might have to lock them up or kill them to ensure that Progress prevails. Until recently, the totalitarian impulse has been blessedly absent from American politics. Now, however, the American left has caught the totalitarian bug that infected Lenin, Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin, Mao, Ho Chi Minh, Castro, and so many others. A case in point:...
  • War as a Fact of Life

    09/03/2014 8:01:47 AM PDT · by rktman · 11 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 9/2/2014 | Alan Caruba
    Younger generations can be forgiven if all they know of war is what they have learned in school or seen dramatized on film and television. For most Americans, the Civil War, the two World Wars, and the conflicts in Korea and Vietnam are events that occurred “a long time ago.” For my generation, born just prior to or during World War Two, wars have been a constant element of our lives.
  • The Right to Resist Evil Leaders--The Christian History

    08/10/2014 6:28:28 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/10/14 | Kelly O'Connell
    Do Christians Have a Duty to Remove Bad Officials From Office? In the previous article we asked, “Do Americans have a right to oppose unjust authority?” Such a right was obviously assumed by the Founders. We likewise examined whether Christians have such a right, as well. In answer, we found the earliest theories regarding what became Resistance Theory resulted from the assumptions of the Protestant Reformation being applied to society during various crises involving early Protestant communities. Therefore, whether such a right truly exists, the entire theory was proposed by Protestants, using biblical, historic and classical arguments, ostensibly to achieve...
  • Rural White Communities – Organise or Die! ( UK )

    07/01/2014 3:09:51 PM PDT · by george76 · 19 replies
    Western Spring ^ | June 27, 2014 | Max Musson
    Less than three weeks after the publicity surrounding Payhembury School in Devon, where the school staff have been pressured into bussing their pupils into a highly multiracial part of London on ‘exchange’ trips designed to promote multiculturalism and multiracialism, another school has been singled out for attack by Ofsted inspectors because of alleged ‘racist’ bullying, even though the pupils are all White. Payhembury School in Devon was criticised in its 2010 Ofsted report because all of the pupils attending the school are White and because the school is situated in an all White area. Payhembury School was graded merely, ‘good’,...
  • McAuliffe says he'll expand Medicaid by executive action (Vetos funds for New Judge Appointments)

    06/20/2014 11:00:22 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 24 replies
    Daily Press ^ | 12:22 p.m. EDT, June 20, 2014 | Travis Fain
    RICHMOND— Gov. Terry McAuliffe plans to expand Medicaid by executive action, he said Friday, sidestepping a Republican-controlled General Assembly that has blocked expansion through legislative action. McAuliffe also said he will veto sections of the state budget, including language meant to block expansion by fiat. His administration is looking at a number of options - which the governor did not detail - and expects to have a formal plan by September. The move leads Virginia into complex legal ground on arguably the most divisive political issue in the state. The governor said he'll allow most the spending plan to become...
  • Minnesota ordered to cut carbon emissions 41 percent

    06/03/2014 5:25:09 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 35 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 6-2-14 | Amy Forliti
    emissions by nearly 41 percent over the next 15 years as part of a sweeping plan President Barack Obama announced Monday to reduce pollution from power plants. Obama's plan calls for a 30 percent reduction in carbon emissions nationwide by 2030, when compared with 2005 levels. It sets different goals for each state, and some that rely heavily on coal won't have to make as many reductions. Minnesota is one of nine states told to reduce their 2012 levels by more than 40 percent, to help meet the nation's overall reduction goal. Officials with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, utilities...
  • Is Obama and Putin working together?

    05/04/2014 1:35:16 PM PDT · by Tigen · 57 replies
    Question ^ | 5-4-14 | Self
    1.Obama has changed sides on war on Terror. 2.Is obama running guns to russian seperatists? 3.Obama told Putin he would have more FLEXIBILITY after the election! 4 Obama has proven and said he could kill at will. 5. Putin will help obama destroy this country!
  • The Increasing Desperation of Democrats

    04/20/2014 7:20:46 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 32 replies
    National Review ^ | 4-20-2014 | John Fund
    APRIL 20, 2014 7:00 PM The Increasing Desperation of Democrats Slanders and lies may be part of a deliberate strategy to drive up turnout in November. By John Fund Harry Reid isn’t backing down from his claim that rancher Cliven Bundy’s supporters are “domestic terrorists.”It’s astonishing rhetoric given the White House’s characterization of the mass shooting by a genuine terrorist, Major Nidal Hasan, who killed 13 Americans at the Fort Hood Army base after yelling “Allahu Akbar!” (God is great.) Rather than labeling Hasan’s actions “domestic terrorism,” the Obama administration is prosecuting him for having committed “workplace violence.”Democratic rhetoric is...
  • 'Guys with Guns Dictate Policy'

    04/19/2014 7:51:03 AM PDT · by rktman · 41 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | 4/18/2014 | Jen Kuznicki
    Over the weekend, I spent a lot of time reading about the Bundy Ranch Saga, looking into the area in Nevada where the Bundys live, and asking Google a bunch of questions I wanted answers to. While researching, I happened upon a press release from an environmental group, and decided to call the person listed as the "contact" person. The leftist environmentalist and I had about a 45 minute conversation over the phone about the Bundy Ranch, Nevada, and the history of what has been happening there, from his perspective. It was a long time to be on the phone,...
  • Jerk of the Week - Gay Marriage Activists

    04/05/2014 11:14:12 AM PDT · by rightwingerpatriot · 10 replies
    Rightwingpatriot.com ^ | April 5, 2014 | Rightwingerpatriot
    Liberals are always spouting that they practice tolerance and that mean old conservatives are all bigots who would round up undesirables into internment camps if given half a chance. We know that such views are nonsense, and that progressive liberals prove themselves on a daily basis to be festering mounds of hate and anger. If there's one thing I despise, it's rank hypocrisy and many of our Jerk of the Week winners are guilty of practicing it. Our winner this week is also guilty of this charge and they're becoming increasingly emboldened. Their actions have hit the internet this week...
  • An Open Letter to the Legislative Tyrants of Connecticut.

    02/27/2014 11:53:11 AM PST · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Sipsey Street Irregulars ^ | 2/27/14 | Dutchman 6
    Open Letter to the Legislative Tyrants of Connecticut. An Open Letter to the Legislative Tyrants of Connecticut.Sent via email. To the CT State Senators And Representatives who voted Yes on "An Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention and Children's Safety, also known as Public Law 13-3 or Connecticut Senate Bill No. 1160," 3 April 2013.And, yes, I said tyrants. You bought it, in the form of the woefully misnamed "Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention and Children's Safety," you own it, you are certainly -- if you get your way -- going to pay for it like it or not, so...
  • Lincoln and Obama: Two Tyrants

    02/23/2014 6:39:53 PM PST · by grumpa · 224 replies
    Off Grid Blog ^ | February 23, 2014 | Off Grid Blogger
    Few people understand how lawless Abraham Lincoln was in propagating our country’s biggest nightmare—the Civil War. And not enough people sense the parallel of Obama’s emerging lawlessness. Lincoln achieved his political aims by bullying—rather than effective, innovative solutions and negotiations. Here are some facts: • Lincoln closed more than 300 newspapers that disagreed with him. • He arrested members of state legislatures, preventing them from debating the secession issue. • He ordered military trials for citizens when civilian courts were available. Many of these trials resulted in hangings. • Operating as a military dictator, Lincoln spent millions not authorized by...
  • EPA preparing to unleash a deluge of new regulations

    11/27/2013 12:29:53 PM PST · by Red Badger · 31 replies
    http://dailycaller.com ^ | 2:13 PM 11/27/2013 | Michael Bastasch
    Happy holidays from the Obama administration. Federal agencies are currently working on rolling out hundreds of environmental regulations, including major regulations that would limit emissions from power plants and expand the agency’s authority to bodies of water on private property. On Tuesday, the White House released its regulatory agenda for the fall of 2013. It lists hundreds of pending energy and environmental regulations being crafting by executive branch agencies, including 134 regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency alone. The EPA is currently crafting 134 major and minor regulations, according to the White House’s regulatory agenda. Seventy-six of the EPA’s pending...
  • Utah's National Parks Starting to Open

    10/11/2013 2:00:04 PM PDT · by zippythepinhead · 17 replies
    Deseret News ^ | 10/11/2013 | Dennis Romboy
    SALT LAKE CITY — National Park Service workers were busy Friday preparing to open eight national recreations sites in Utah that were closed the past 11 days due to the federal government shutdown. Zion National Park opened Friday with limited services, according to a recorded message at the park's main telephone number. Trails that don't require permits and the Zion Mount Carmel Highway are open. Both visitor centers, the Kolob Caynon scenic drive, the south campground will open this afternoon, according to the recording. The park's shuttles will begin running Saturday morning.
  • ObamaCare Death Panels will begin their work with Medicare recipients

    10/07/2013 9:37:00 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 21 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/7/13 | Doug Book
    Barack Obama’s namesake healthcare scheme will cut $716 billion from Medicare over the next 10 years. Add to this a dramatic reduction in Medicare related reimbursement for doctors and hospitals and countless seniors may find it difficult to obtain necessary medical treatment. Following are Medicare facts which most baby boomers may know little or nothing about. But those who must depend upon Medicare over the next decade are going to get a real education; an education in the true nature of death panels and socialized medicine. 1) “Medicare is essentially compulsory. People who refuse to join Medicare Part A are...
  • EPA updates MPG sticker for used cars

    09/12/2013 3:18:59 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 4 replies
    green autoblog ^ | 9-12-13 | Sebastion Blanco
    If you think your mileage may vary with a brand new vehicle, take a look at the differences in fuel economy results for older cars. Sites like the EPA's Fuel Economy tracker and Fuelly prove that there is not such thing as a standard MPG number, despite the EPA's best efforts. This all isn't stopping the EPA from releasing a new window sticker designed for used cars, which the agency announced today. It could be an important tool, since over 40 million used cars were sold in the US last year.
  • Our Partisan President

    08/27/2013 9:06:56 AM PDT · by LucianOfSamasota · 3 replies
    NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE ^ | August 27, 2013 | Mona Charen
    It’s ironic that President Obama so often carps about politics — blaming “politics as usual” or “hyperpartisanship” for everything from the lack of economic growth to joblessness to climate change — when he is the most relentlessly partisan president in recent memory. Obama is a staunch left liberal who finds it very difficult to rise above politics and attempt to unite the country. Arguably, his very best speech, the one delivered in Tucson after the Gabby Giffords shooting, did transcend partisanship. It was an outlier. The president inserted himself into the Trayvon Martin story in a deeply irresponsible manner. Disregarding...
  • Disturbing Video Shows Court Officer Sexually Assaulting, Then Arresting Mother ..

    08/26/2013 10:55:11 AM PDT · by wardaddy · 20 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 7-27-2013 | McMurry
    A CBS affiliate in Clark County, Nevada, has uncovered video of a disturbing incident in family court, in which a mother present for a routine proceeding is sexually assaulted and then arrested in full view of the court. An internal investigation has since revealed that both the harassment and its alleged cover-up may be part of a wider problem of abuse within the family court system. The initial events took place in 2011, when Monica Contreras was led from the court into a waiting room for a supposed, though unexplained, drug search. She then says a court marshal named Ron...
  • New Study: EPA's Shocking Record of Failure on Statutory Deadlines Raises Serious Questions

    07/13/2013 8:27:53 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 7 replies
    CEI ^ | 7-10-13 | CEI staff
    Since 1993, 98 percent of EPA regulations (196 out of 200) pursuant to these programs were promulgated late, by an average of 5.68 years (or 2,072 days) after their respective statutorily defined deadlines. Currently, 65 percent of the EPA’s statutorily defined responsibilities (212 of 322 possible) are past due by an average of 5.88 years (or 2,147 days). EPA’s persistent failure is troubling—and not just because it suggests incompetence, Yeatman explains. “Despite the agency’s failure to meet nondiscretionary responsibilities, EPA in 2010 took on an enormous discretionary responsibility in proceeding with greenhouse gas regulations. Why is the EPA giving priority...
  • Annals of the Security State: More Airplane Stories

    05/24/2013 12:41:28 PM PDT · by pabianice · 14 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 5/21/13 | Fallows
    "My dad fought a war so this can never happen in America. I will not dishonor my father's memory by giving up what he fought for. No, sir. With all due respect, I will not consent to a search without a proper warrant." James Fallows May 21 2013, 11:34 AM ET Over the weekend I related the story of Gabriel Silverstein, a businessman and pilot who for no apparent reason was subjected to a two-hour detention and invasive search by Homeland Security officials as he traveled across the country in his small plane. The picture above is not from that...
  • IRS tax exemption/Obamacare exec got $103,390 in bonuses; Did Obama OK them?

    05/17/2013 5:30:32 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 30 replies
    The Examiner ^ | 5/16/2013 | Mark Tapscott
    Sarah Hall Ingram, the IRS executive in charge of the tax exempt division in 2010 when it began targeting conservative Tea Party, evangelical and pro-Israel groups for harassment, got more than $100,000 in bonuses between 2009 and 2012. More recently, Ingram was promoted to serve as director of the tax agency's Obamacare program office, a position that put her in charge of the vast expansion of the IRS' regulatory power and staffing in connection with federal health care, ABC reported earlier today **snip** High-ranking career federal civil servants like Ingram are eligible for recognition through citations known as Distinguished and...
  • Ct Sen Murphy(attempts to) intimidate news corp "NRA 500"

    04/11/2013 1:11:18 PM PDT · by CGASMIA68 · 14 replies
    Courant Blog ^ | 4/11/13 | Blog
    Ct Sen Murphy has asked News Corp not to air the NASCAR NRA 500.
  • Piers Morgan: People Need Dictators and Slave Masters “Occasionally”

    03/13/2013 10:56:56 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 42 replies
    Political Outcast ^ | March 13, 2013 | Gary DeMar
    Piers Morgan and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s want to be dictators and slave masters. Regulating a person’s diet is the regulation of a person’s life. Here was Morgan’s response to a guest who disagreed with him on sugary drink control:“I think people need [these types of laws] occasionally, particularly on issues like smoking, drinking, guzzling sodas too big for them, you know, eating 16 Big Macs a day, whatever it may be, the reality is we all need a bit of nannying about that. That’s why so many people are on diets. That’s a form of nanny state.”When governments...
  • Murder/Suicide as a tool of Tyrants...

    02/06/2013 8:27:47 PM PST · by GraceG · 14 replies
    Upgrade on the whole "Suicide by shooting yourself multiple times in the chest and then head"... From another thread brought up as a point that there used to be a lot of suspicious "suicides" like the ones you see in Russia where a journalist hurls them self off the top of their own apartment building when the roof access door was always locked. Or where the person who was a political dissident decided to strangle them self and then saw off their own head after shooting them self in the head multiple times but it is ruled as a "suicide"...
  • Guns, abortion, and tyrants

    01/17/2013 7:57:18 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 2 replies
    World Magazine ^ | 1-16-13 | La Shawn Barber
    Guns and abortion. One is an enumerated, constitutional right, and the other is not. The Second Amendment guarantees the right of the people of the United States to keep and bear arms. It’s not a government-given right; it’s a natural right—the right to defend yourself, your family, and your freedom. In rare circumstances, abortion might be necessary to preserve the mother’s life. But there is no right to kill unborn babies in the U.S. Constitution. But 40 years ago next week the U.S. Supreme Court contended that abortion is an implied “right of privacy,” one that previously had lain hidden...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Cuomo Close To Announcing Sweeping New Gun Control Laws

    01/08/2013 3:21:27 PM PST · by library user · 84 replies
    CBS ^ | Jan. 8, 2013 | Staff
    YONKERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A deal to give New York one of the toughest gun control laws in the nation is being negotiated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who, sources said Tuesday, is hoping to announce the plan Wednesday during his State of the State speech in Albany. Cuomo hopes to jump-start the 2013 legislative session with a big deal that could dramatically alter gun control laws across the state.Highly placed sources told CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer that Cuomo is negotiating with Assembly and Senate leaders for a package of gun control laws that would be a dramatic response to the...
  • Govt Scientist Threatens “Murderous Rampage”- Massive Spending @Secret Junk Science Lab

    12/13/2012 11:24:51 PM PST · by STARWISE · 40 replies
    Gateway Pundit/Watchdog.org ^ | 12-12-12 | Jim Hoft
    COMPLETE TITLE: Government Scientist Threatens “Murderous Rampage” After Watchdog.org Exposes Massive Spending at Secret Junk Science Lab ~ ~ ~ ~ Nutty Professor Kerrilee Ann Crosby threatened a “murderous rampage” after a conservative group exposed massive spending at a secret green junk science lab.Watchdog.org reported: A woman angered by a Watchdog investigation into the government lab where she works retaliated by threatening mass murder against this news organization in several Twitter posts. “Have you ever felt like going on a murderous rampage? Start at @WatchdogCO ‘s offices. They perpetuate lies like this,” Kerrilee Ann Crosby tweeted last month while working...
  • The Charlotte Freak Show

    09/08/2012 3:57:46 PM PDT · by neverdem · 8 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 8, 2012 | Peter Heck
    Not since the tear gas and mass arrests of Chicago 1968 have the Democrats put... --snip-- But the pinnacle of the week came in two key moments. The first occurred in an opening DNC video that included the jaw-dropping line "Government is the only thing that we all belong to." Who exactly wrote the script for this video? Chairman Mao? As Mitt Romney appropriately tweeted in response, in America, "[w]e don't belong to the government. Government belongs to us." That Democrats see this foundational reality completely backwards is extraordinarily instructive. Couple that revelation with the Democrats' decision to drop the...
  • Warlord Accused of Genocide to Get Spot on UN Human Rights Council

    08/08/2012 6:21:21 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 10 replies
    fox news ^ | 8-8-12 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    The election of a Sudanese warlord accused of genocide to the United Nations Human Rights Council is now virtually guaranteed, since he has the full backing of the world body's African delegation. The International Criminal Court has issued a warrant for Omar Al-Bashir -- its first ever for a sitting head of state -- for crimes against humanity he allegedly committed in Darfur. Yet, his regime is set to take its place on the panel, in the latest bizarre appointment to make a mockery of the UN's human rights credibility, according to critics. It's like putting “Jack the Ripper in...
  • Four Cool Things (Ann Barnhardt)

    06/26/2012 10:21:20 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 13 replies
    Barnhardt ^ | 6-26-12 | Ann Barnhardt
    1. Put this in your "God is really, really smart. Humans? Not so much." file. Within just the last few years, farmers all over the U.S. have noticed a strange and completely heretofore unseen incidence of SULFUR deficiency in crops. Odd. Why would sulfur deficiency issues suddenly appear where they had never been seen before? It turns out that the sulfur in the diesel burned by the tractors would aerosolize in the exhaust, and then precipitate and FERTILIZE the ground at planting and harvest as the tractor effectively covered the entire field. When the tyrannical government removed pretty much all...
  • EU should 'undermine national homogeneity' says UN migration chief

    06/22/2012 7:12:50 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 21 replies
    bbc ^ | 21JUN12 | Brian Wheeler
    The EU should "do its best to undermine" the "homogeneity" of its member states, the UN's special representative for migration has said. Peter Sutherland told peers the future prosperity of many EU states depended on them becoming multicultural. He also suggested the UK government's immigration policy had no basis in international law. He was being quizzed by the Lords EU home affairs sub-committee which is investigating global migration. Mr Sutherland, who is non-executive chairman of Goldman Sachs International and a former chairman of oil giant BP, heads the Global Forum on Migration and Development, which brings together representatives of 160...
  • NYC: Barbers Can’t Charge Women More Than Men

    05/01/2012 1:03:12 PM PDT · by rawhide · 58 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 5-1-12 | By Todd Starnes
    A New York City barber was accused of violating the city’s discrimination policy because he charged women three dollars more for a hair cut than men. “I’m here for 21 years and I’ve never heard of such a thing,” said Leon Kogut, the owner of Leon’s Fantasy Cut in Brooklyn. “The guy tells me this is discrimination of a woman.” An inspector slapped the barber with three violations totaling $650 in fines. Kogut said the inspector took issue with the fact that he charged $13 for a man’s haircut and $16 for a woman’s. “A woman’s haircut requires a lot...
  • Gordon Chang: The Reasons For China's Imminent Bust

    11/19/2011 12:03:02 PM PST · by Qbert · 41 replies · 1+ views
    Zero Hedge ^ | 11/18/0211 | Chris Martenson/ Tyler Durden
    The global dominant narrative about China is wrong, claims Gordon Chang. Don't expect it to be the 'pocketbook of last resort' that will rescue world markets from their current malaise. And don't expect its remarkable economic growth to continue. In fact, expect a "hard landing" for China - and soon. Forbes.com columnist and international lawyer Gordon Chang has spent much of his time since the early 1980s working and living in China. His primary knowledge of the country and his relationships there give him a superior understanding to how its economy is actually faring than many analysts based in the...
  • Los Zetas in Chicago, and U.S. guns "gone walking" in Mexico

    11/17/2011 10:38:39 PM PST · by Rabin · 45 replies
    http://mexicogulfreporter ^ | November 16, 2011 | Edward V. Byrne
    General Eric Holder told Congress just last week that “the U.S. is losing the war on arms trafficking.”
  • CA School District Spends $23M on Solar Panels, Won't Break Even for 16 Years (ever?)

    09/18/2011 1:41:55 PM PDT · by decimon · 50 replies
    Daily Tech ^ | September 18, 2011 | Brandon Hill
    San Ramon Valley Unified School District installs 10k photovoltaic panels at five schoolsIn a move that is proving to be controversial with some, some California school districts are looking to a high-tech way to save money, even if the payback won't be achieved until well over a decade later. CNN is reporting that some California school districts are looking to low-interest federal loans to install solar panels on schools. CNN singled out the San Ramon Valley Unified School District, which has installed roughly 10,000 photovoltaic panels at five of its 35 total schools at a cost of $23 million. Under...
  • Should Teachers be Treated Less Professionally Than Linebackers?

    09/07/2011 12:42:07 PM PDT · by MichCapCon · 32 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 9/4/2011 | Ken Braun
    In March, the National Education Association, the nation’s largest teachers union, sent a “Message to Congress” outlining its desired goals for K-12 public education policy and spending. Higher pay is a general theme, which fits in with the union’s ongoing “Be Proud to Say, I’m Worth Professional Pay” initiative. It quotes a study that praises the success of schools in other nations: “In South Korea, the average teacher earns more than a lawyer or an engineer.” Yet the union’s core agenda protects a system that virtually assures that “professional pay” cannot happen. Engineers, lawyers, doctors, and so forth – even...
  • Woman’s yard sale to pay medical bills gets shut down

    08/18/2011 10:21:28 AM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies · 1+ views
    Salem.katu.com ^ | 8/18/11 | Emily Sinovic, Reporter
    A woman fighting a terminal form of bone cancer is trying to raise money to help pay bills with a few weekend garage sales, but the city of Salem says she’s breaking the law and is shutting her down. Jan Cline had no idea, but the city of Salem has a clear law that states a person can only have three yard sales a year. Cline has been selling her stuff in the backyard for a few weekends and said she thought she’d be fine by keeping the sale out of everyone’s way. “It’s a struggle,” Cline says. “It’s a...
  • Emanuel announces $20 million loan pool to target foreclosures (no end to Chicago Way)

    08/17/2011 5:30:40 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 6 replies
    Sun Times ^ | 8-17-11 | Fran Spielman
    Nine Chicago neighborhoods riddled with foreclosures will get a blitzkrieg of cash and attention to turn those properties around, thanks to a $20 million loan pool unveiled Wednesday. With foreclosures rising by 20 percent in 2010, and resources steadily declining, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is trying a new approach to combat the epidemic that threatens to tear down entire inner-city neighborhoods. Instead of approaching the problem on a house-by-house basis, the mayor is targeting “small sub-sections” of nine neighborhoods hardest-hit by the foreclosure epidemic: Humboldt Park; Chatham; Chicago Lawn; West Woodlawn; Auburn-Gresham; West Pullman; Belmont-Cragin, Englewood and Grand Boulevard. All nine...
  • Conference on the Constitutional Convention (Sept 24/25)

    08/08/2011 12:46:09 PM PDT · by NowApproachingMidnight · 20 replies
    Con Con Con ^ | 8/11/2011 | Self
    On September 24th, people from across America and across the political spectrum will convene at Harvard University to discuss the advisability and feasibility of organizing towards a Constitutional Convention. The conference's lead organizers are both proponents and opponents of an Article V convention and we actively encourage the participation of those who support a convention and those who oppose holding a convention at all.
  • sunset with TEETH

    08/06/2011 8:01:51 PM PDT · by PizzaDriver · 10 replies
    Rather than a Constitutional Amendment, a Simple 1or 2 page Law could inspire much of our Government's needed change in fiscal outlook. The “Sunset Clause, with TEETH” is what makes it! EXAMPLE: A Bill to link the Pensions of elected Federal Office holders to this Nation's “Debt Ceiling” NO elected Federal Office Holder may draw a pension for that Service UNLESS our Nation's “Debt Limit” and actual “National Debt” went DOWN during that term of Service {was lower at the End of said Service, than on the Day of his/her swearing in.} ANY future Bill, or other attempt,to alter, amend...
  • Student rights group targets Boca High cellphone searches

    07/26/2011 11:00:32 AM PDT · by TheDingoAteMyBaby · 15 replies
    Sun-Sentinel ^ | July 25, 2011 | Marc Freeman
    A civil-rights group is calling on Boca Raton High School to stop its practice of searching confiscated student cellphones and punishing students who don't provide access to their text messages or other content. The National Youth Rights Association of Washington, D.C., on Monday outlined its concerns in a letter to Boca Raton High Principal Geoff McKee. This complaint, which is the organization's first challenge on this issue, contends the school's practices "infringe upon the fundamental freedoms of its students and run counter to the holdings of the Supreme Court and the dictates of the Florida Legislature." The letter acknowledges the...
  • Progressives target the constitution (Time shreds it, CNN shrugs it off)

    06/24/2011 8:49:11 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 31 replies · 1+ views
    Time and CNN
    This is how the progressives do it. Plant some seeds, then before you know it these kinds of ideas will be all over the media. Time magazine cover features shredded U.S. Constitution, asks if it still matters And This Exists: Iceland Rewrites Their Constitution Using Suggestions Through Twitter This second link has me more troubled than the first. The things that Fareed Zakaria are saying could practically be lifted right out of the pages of The Road to Serfdom. I don't think it's possible to state just how much danger we are in. These progressives are out for blood.