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  • The Secrets of Soros, Obama, Occupiers and the MSM (Part 2 of 3)

    11/22/2011 4:51:53 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 22, 2011 | Chuck Norris
    Last week, I discussed how Occupy protesters are being directly aided by the mainstream media and indirectly aided by White House stimulus money, as well as New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's and even Vice President Joe Biden's households. I also detailed how the mainstream media are accelerating their progressive blitz not only to hasten the second coming, or election, of President Barack Obama but also to help him and other progressives in reaching their final goal of "fundamentally transforming the United States of America." I believe the MSM are also bent to coronate a particular GOP candidate whom they feel...
  • Tale of Hub teacher’s job struggle stretches truth (Obama, You Lie!)

    10/07/2011 3:15:55 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 7 replies
    boston herald ^ | 10/7/2011 | John Zaremba
    President Obama spun a work of creative nonfiction yesterday in his latest pitch for his jobs plan, fudging the facts of a Boston schoolteacher’s White House visit as he cast the man as a poster boy for the hot-button bill. “I had a chance to meet a young man named Robert Baroz,” the president said at a midday news conference. “He’s got two decades of teaching experience. He’s got a master’s degree. He’s got an outstanding track record of helping his students make huge gains in reading and writing. In the last few years, he’s received three pink slips because...
  • The Hypnotic States of America

    05/19/2011 9:32:25 AM PDT · by abigail2 · 102 replies
    Foundation of Human Understanding ^ | May 19, 2011 | abigail2
    Born in London in 1928 of Jewish heritage, I grew up during the Second World War and knew that members of my extended family were murdered in the Holocaust. The puzzlement at how this could happen affected me from my earliest years. How could an otherwise civilized society like Germany become so completely immersed in what appeared to be a madman leading a nation in a trance? This was no ordinary madness; trains ran on time, children went to school, the opera performed—the veneer of patriotic normalcy was everywhere and yet the people fought to the death for the beast...
  • Video- Obama Administration Bans Reporter for Using Camera to Record Anti-Obama Protesters

    04/28/2011 6:50:47 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 23 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 4/28/11 | Aurelius
    Is this really that big of a surprise? A reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle recorded several anti-Obama protesters who disrupted an Obama fundraiser. In other words, she was reporting the news. The Administration's response: the reporter, Carla Marinucci, was "removed as a [press] pool reporter..." Not really much, but the Administration found it worthy to take away Ms. Marinucci's privileges. The SF Gate provides addition details: The hip, transparent and social media-loving Obama administration is showing its analog roots. And maybe even some hypocrisy highlights. White House officials have banished one of the best political reporters in the country...
  • Obama To Lay Out His Case On Libya To Nation

    03/28/2011 6:08:40 AM PDT · by Fennie · 73 replies
    ABC News ^ | March 28, 2011
    President Barack Obama is offering Congress and an anxious public his first detailed accounting of his rationale for U.S. military involvement in Lybia and perhaps an answer to the burning question: What's next? His speech, set for 7:30 p.m. EDT Monday, comes after the administration scored an important diplomatic victory. NATO ambassadors on Sunday approved a plan for the alliance to assume from the U.S. command all aerial operations, including ground attacks.
  • Wisconsin to Tokyo

    03/12/2011 6:48:18 PM PST · by bray · 4 replies
    self | 3/13/11 | bray
    So that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in LOVE Ehp 3:17 We just finished another week of lessons reminding us to remove the shackles of communism and put on the cape of Capitalism. It started with the giant step towards freedom away from the commie protestors in Wisconsin and ended in the horrific disaster in socialist Japan. With their institutionalized corruption built around the socialist communist model they may never recover from this earthquake tsunami catastrophe. The week was finished by the child king trying to wear big...
  • Border Agents Forced to Face Down Bullets With Bean Bags, Critics Say

    03/04/2011 3:33:53 PM PST · by Doogle · 48 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 03/03/11 | Diane Macedo
    The U.S. Border Patrol is under fire for allegedly ordering its elite, SWAT-style units to use non-lethal bean bag ammunition before responding with deadly force – even against suspects armed with high-powered semi-automatic and automatic weapons like AK-47s. The controversy over the agency’s “bean bag” policy began in the days following the Dec. 14 killing of U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry and has escalated recently as more information is uncovered in the investigation of the fatal shooting.
  • Mexican drug cartels hold 12-year-old for ransom – in New Mexico

    02/10/2011 8:05:54 AM PST · by epithermal · 34 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/10/11 | Barbara Hollingsworth
    Thugs working for Mexican drug cartels kidnapped the 12-year-old daughter of a ranch foreman in New Mexico, holding the girl for ransom until her family and neighbors came up with $80,000 for her release. They didn’t dare call law enforcement for help because of very real fears their calls would be monitored by the kidnappers using sophisticated communications relay stations erected on U.S. public lands. That was one of the most shocking stories four congressmen heard last week while visiting hot spots along the New Mexico, Arizona and Texas border, where specific American law enforcement officers are being targeted for...
  • A GOP 'moderate Muslim' -- or not

    01/10/2011 3:36:31 AM PST · by Scanian · 13 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 9, 2011 | PAUL SPERRY
    Suhail Khan, a major Republican sup porter of the Ground Zero mosque, has been lobbying GOP leaders on the Hill to back off their opposition. He's got their ear, mainly because he portrays himself as a moderate, patriotic Muslim. Yet newly surfaced videos contradict that. Khan, a Bush administration vet who sits on the board of the American Conservative Union, assures skeptics that "Park 51 community center" imam Feisal Rauf is a "moderate." Fears over the mosque are overblown, he insists, fomented by "anti-Muslim bigotry." In a recent letter to fellow Republicans, he warned the party was "alienating millions of...
  • 2010: The Year of Islamist Infiltration

    12/30/2010 8:15:14 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies · 24+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | December 30, 2010 | Patrick Poole
    Appeasement and outreach are no match for the enemy’s civilizational jihad. At the end of last year I reflected here at Pajamas Media that 2009 represented a “tipping point for domestic terror.” Grimly, that assessment has borne out — recall the terror attacks aimed at New York City’s Times Square and Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square, the Baltimore recruiting station bomber, and the virtual host of homegrown terror arrests racked up this year.While the domestic terror trend has continued unabated, elements of pre-violent, or rather stealth, jihad are taking firm root in our government, military, judicial, and educational institutions, without the...
  • WHERE ARE WE HEADED?

    12/22/2010 8:45:03 AM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 29 replies
    vanity | 12/22/10 | Louis Foxwell
    We have an Executive and a Legislative branch run amuck. When coupled with a preponderance of Supremes who similarly exchew original intent can there be any hope of maintaining Constitutional government?
  • Food Safety Bill Lives

    12/20/2010 4:31:23 AM PST · by FromLori · 7 replies
    WOKV ^ | 12/19/2010 | Jamie Dupree
    A major food safety bill that had almost been given up for dead was suddenly revived in the Senate late on Sunday evening, and may be ready for House approval as early as Tuesday. In a parliamentary move laid out on the Senate floor by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid just after 7pm, the Senate took the food safety language that was passed as part of a stop-gap budget plan by the House, attached it to another House-passed bill and approved that by unanimous consent. A Democratic Senate aide told me that Republicans did not object to the plan, even...
  • Young Boy Strip Searched By TSA

    11/20/2010 7:14:06 PM PST · by kara37 · 523 replies · 1+ views
    youtube ^ | 11/20/10
    TSA strip searches young boy.
  • Food Safety Bill s510: Good or Bad News?

    11/20/2010 4:46:25 AM PST · by don-o · 68 replies
    Integrative Nutrition Blog ^ | November 18, 2010
    The Food Safety Bill s510, considered both influential and controversial, was just passed in the Senate. This comes almost a year and a half after the House passed a bill calling to tighten the nation’s food safety rules. It will be the first time in 70 years that the FDA’s food safety system will be modernized. The bill will permit the FDA to increase inspections of food producers, track fruit and vegetable shipments and place stricter manufacturing standards to attempt to avoid outbreaks of contamination. Some highly respected health experts are in fact on both sides of the debate—Michael Pollan...
  • Eyewitness in Alleged Mexican Pirate Attack Case Comes Forward [ Mexico blocks US from search ]

    10/07/2010 3:46:09 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 35 replies
    ABC News ^ | Oct 7 2010 | By RYAN OWENS, GINA SUNSERI and LEE FERRAN
    An eyewitness has come forward in the case of the American who was allegedly attacked by Mexican pirates to claim he saw the man's panicked wife as she fled to the American side of the lake. As a safety precaution, the witness spoke in shadow and with voice alteration to avoid identification because he said he feared for his life. "It was hard, just remembering everything about us going in to go take pictures and enjoying the sunny day and enjoying the nice weather," Tiffany Hartley, wife of missing David Hartley, told "Good Morning America" today, just hours after returning...
  • Texas College Student Shot and Killed in Mexico

    10/07/2010 11:27:43 AM PDT · by Cindy · 30 replies
    FOX NEWS.com (BROWNSVILLE HERALD) ^ | Published October 07, 2010 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "A Texas college student was shot and killed in Mexico after the bus he was riding on was hijacked by suspected members of a Mexican drug cartel, The Brownsville Herald reports. Jonathan William Torres, an 18-year-old college freshman at the University of Texas at Brownsville, was killed Sept. 30 in Matamoros -- just outside Ciudad Mante in the southern part of Tamaulipas -- a university spokeswoman told the newspaper. Torres was reportedly on his way to visit family when his bus was allegedly ambushed by members of Mexican organized crime."
  • Public School Field Trip: Inside Video Captures Kids Bowing to Allah

    09/16/2010 11:02:13 AM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 176 replies
    big peace ^ | 9/16/10 | Charles Jacobs
    My organization, Americans for Peace and Tolerance (APT), just released a video showing 6th graders from Wellesley, MA as they rise from prostrating themselves alongside Muslim men in a prayer to Allah while on a public school field trip to the largest mosque in the Northeast. Teachers did not intervene. Parents have not been told. embedded by Embedded Video YouTube Direkt The video was taken inside the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center – Boston’s controversial Saudi-funded mega-mosque – during a Wellesley Middle School social studies trip to the mosque, ostensibly taken to learn about the history of Islam first-hand....
  • Marilyn Buck, radical jailed 25 years for role in deadly Brink's heist, dies in NY at age 62

    08/07/2010 6:27:55 PM PDT · by george76 · 51 replies
    AP ^ | August 6, 2010 | DAVID B. CARUSO
    Marilyn Buck, a violent leftist incarcerated for 25 years for her role in some of the most notorious radical acts of the 1980s, including the bombing of the U.S. Capitol and a deadly armored car heist, has died in Brooklyn. She was 62. On Oct. 20, 1981, she was part of a group of Weather Underground and Black Liberation Army members who ambushed a Brink's armored car carrying $1.6 million at a mall in Nanuet, N.Y. One guard was killed at the scene. A second was badly wounded. Two police officers were subsequently killed after they pulled over one of...
  • Stand With Arizona Against Illegal Immigration

    Conservatives, please sign the AZ petition.... and show your support for their battle against illegal immigration and for border control and security. They only need about 1,340 signatures by tomorrow. Please help and if you have time, join their facebook site below. Thanks! Stand With Arizona PetitionFacebook site: StandWithArizona
  • VIDEO: Feds Close U.S. Park In AZ: Cede Control To Mexican Drug Cartels

    06/16/2010 8:54:54 AM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 31 replies · 913+ views
    Friends of Ours ^ | 06/16/10 | Friends of Ours
    Federal authorities have closed U.S. park land in three Arizona counties along the Mexico border because it is no longer safe after the American territory was taken over by violent drug smuggling cartels as reported by FOX News.
  • ICE to make detention centers more humane

    06/10/2010 11:31:33 AM PDT · by AuntB · 47 replies · 583+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | June 8, 2010 | SUSAN CARROLL
    Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials are preparing to roll out a series of changes at several privately owned immigration detention centers, including relaxing some security measures for low-risk detainees and offering art classes, bingo and continental breakfast on the weekends. The changes were welcomed by immigrant advocates who have been waiting for the Obama administration to deliver on a promise made in August to overhaul the nation's immigration detention system. The 28 changes identified in the e-mail range from the superficial to the substantive. In addition to “softening the look of the facility” with hanging plants and offering fresh carrot...
  • Residents angry at illegal immigrants being released from jail, left in country

    06/09/2010 2:56:29 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 22 replies · 77+ views
    WVLT ^ | Jun 9, 2010 | Mario Boone
    Four illegal immigrants who ran from police during a traffic stop were arrested Tuesday. But they were quickly released after federal immigration agents refused to pick them up for deportation.LENOIR CITY, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The jailhouse doors flew wide open Tuesday to four illegal aliens who ran from police during a traffic stop just one day earlier."It's frustrating to some degree, but there's also nothing we can really do about it," said Asst. Chief Jimmy Davis with Loudon County Sheriff's Office. The quad were among 10 suspected illegals enroute to Knoxville from Texas when their van was stopped along I-75...
  • Democrat Critz Sworn in After Pa. Win:Wait, just how long did it take Dems do this for Scott Brown?

    05/20/2010 5:50:26 PM PDT · by bestintxas · 7 replies · 284+ views
    newsmax ^ | 5/20/10
    Democrats on Thursday welcomed Mark Critz to their ranks after he dashed Republican hopes of capturing a Pennsylvania House seat seen as a possible bellwether for the midterms. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., swore in Critz after he won a special election to fill the final months of the late Rep. John Murtha's term. The longtime Murtha aide beat Republican Tim Burns on Tuesday. Both candidates will meet again this fall. "This moment is bittersweet for me," said Critz, recalling his former boss who died in February at age 77 from complications of gallbladder surgery. Murtha had held the seat...
  • Backfiring Boycotts Make Immigration the Surprise Issue of 2010

    05/13/2010 5:52:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies · 1,332+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | May 13, 2010 | Matt Towery
    No one has been more startled than this pollster that immigration has burst onto the scene as an issue more significant to most Americans than health care, financial bailouts and the economy. So maybe I'm a better pollster than prognosticator. But I do have enough horse sense to trace the trajectory of a new issue once it gets to be headline news. Arizona's new illegal-immigration law requires that state residents have on their persons proof of legal residency -- but now they can only be asked for this proof under carefully restricted circumstances. The law immediately ignited a firestorm of...
  • Dozens flee Houston shooting scene at possible stash house

    03/30/2010 9:06:09 AM PDT · by kwill4u · 19 replies · 668+ views
    houston chronicle ^ | March 30, 2010, 9:17AM | Copyright 2010 Houston Chronicle
    Authorities were searching today for dozens of people who fled a suspect stash house for illegal immigrants in north Houston after a shooting, police said. About 50 people are thought to have bolted overnight from the home near the intersection of Vashti and Karen after shots were fired, police said. About 10 people were apprehended
  • Banished! City forbids Bible studies in homes.

    03/13/2010 5:21:54 AM PST · by stars & stripes forever · 248 replies · 4,520+ views
    Worldnet Daily ^ | 3/13/10 | Bob Unruh
    The city of Gilbert, Ariz., has ordered a group of seven adults to stop gathering for Bible studies in a private home because such meetings are forbidden by the city's zoning codes. The issue was brought to a head when city officials wrote a letter to a pastor and his wife informing them they had 10 days to quit having the meetings in their private home. . .
  • Graham to Obama: If you use reconciliation on health care, it’ll kill amnesty

    03/12/2010 8:41:36 AM PST · by Track9 · 42 replies · 1,273+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 3/12/10 | by Allahpundit
    t’s so crazy it just. might. work. Graham, along with Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), met with Obama to update him on their efforts to advance immigration reform legislation. During the meeting, Graham said he made it clear to the president that the already difficult task of passing immigration reform becomes even harder when reconciliation is in play. “I expressed, in no uncertain terms, my belief that immigration reform could come to a halt for the year if health care reconciliation goes forward. For more than a year, health care has sucked most of the energy out of the room. Using...
  • America Rising: An Open Letter to Democrat Politicians

    01/03/2010 11:27:41 AM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 11 replies · 1,424+ views
    Youtube video 3:11 ^ | January 2nd, 2010
    We elected you on a promise of hope and change. You've disappointed us. In 2010, we are taking the country back. Blue collar democrats, independents, and conservatives. We love our country. We are proud of our founders. And we will fight to protect our traditions. We don't want your revolution.
  • Tea Party radicals gear up for 2010 elections

    12/13/2009 3:34:08 AM PST · by GonzoII · 35 replies · 1,635+ views
    sfgate.com ^ | Dec 13 2009 | Joe Garofoli
    Organizers of the conservative Tea Party movement are forging plans to translate the anger that fueled nationwide anti-tax rallies and town hall protests into an electoral force that can boot incumbents in next year's midterm elections. Their targets range from big names like Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., to county assessors. The East Bay Freedom Fighters, a Tea Party group based in the Pleasanton area, is already vetting 43 Bay Area candidates, many of them first time office-seekers. Other branches in California are gathering signatures for a ballot initiative that would restrict the political...
  • Joy Behar and Andrew Sullivan Attack Sarah Palin: Is Trig Her Son?

    12/08/2009 8:22:30 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies · 2,056+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | December 8, 2009 | Noel Sheppard
    Palin Derangement Syndrome was on full display Monday evening when HLN's Joy Behar invited the Atlantic's Andrew Sullivan on to trash the former Governor of Alaska. At issue fully fifteen months after Sarah Palin was thrust into the limelight as John McCain's running mate was whether or not Trig is actually her son. Behar began the segment: "Sarah Palin may have been coy on the Oprah Show about a possible White House run in 2012. But new poll numbers show she`s a contender. Oy." This evoked laughter from crew members on the set. Behar then introduced her guest, and after...
  • Palin particularly popular among fans of Limbaugh and Beck

    11/30/2009 3:16:01 AM PST · by euram · 19 replies · 1,248+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 11-30-09 | Dan Balz and Jon Cohen
    Sarah Palin may or may not run for president in 2012, but she is already the overwhelming favorite in the Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck primaries. In a new Washington Post poll, Palin beats other GOP leaders on two questions: who best represents the party's core values, and who Republicans would vote for if the presidential nomination battle were held today. But she has particular appeal to the loyal followers of Limbaugh and Beck, two of the most popular conservative talk show hosts in the country.
  • (Obama eligibility) Pastor Manning Visited By CIA Nov 16, Expects To Be Arrested

    (watch video) Rev Manning was just visited by the CIA regarding his outspoken claims as to Obama's ineligibility to serve as POTUS in not producing not just his BC, but most of his professional and personal records.
  • Can Sarah Palin Make a Comeback?

    11/14/2009 9:14:36 PM PST · by PreciousLiberty · 82 replies · 2,316+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 11/13/2009 | MATTHEW CONTINETTI
    I don't typically watch Oprah. But I won't miss Monday's interview with Sarah Palin. The appearance is supposed to be about Ms. Palin's new memoir, but a lot more will be riding on the encounter than book sales. After last year's brutal presidential campaign, Ms. Palin is now reintroducing herself to the American public. Nothing less than her future in American politics—and a possible run for the White House in 2012—hangs in the balance. Ms. Palin has two problems. The first is that she's become one of the most polarizing figures in the country. The second is that voters continue...
  • Senate Democrats advance climate bill without GOP (We must "KILL BILL"!)

    11/05/2009 8:37:15 AM PST · by PreciousLiberty · 35 replies · 1,781+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | 11/5/2009 | DINA CAPPIELLO
    WASHINGTON – Ignoring a Republican boycott, Senate Democrats pushed a precedent-setting climate bill through a key committee Thursday. Rep. Barbara Boxer, chairman of the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee, had delayed the crucial vote for days because of a Republican protest over whether the cost of the legislation had been fully examined. But the California Democrat moved quickly to pass the bill, which for the first time would set mandatory limits on heat-trapping gases, without any of the seven GOP senators on the panel present. The measure cleared the panel on a 11-1 vote. Boxer said the Republican demand...
  • Is the New IRS Wealth Squad Coming for You?

    10/29/2009 9:16:55 AM PDT · by kcvl · 26 replies · 1,481+ views
    Is the New IRS Wealth Squad Coming for You? Smart Money, Oct. 27, 2009 Being wealthy has its downsides, chief among them the higher risk of an IRS audit. Now, amid the continuing debate over whether the government is doing enough to combat financial fraud, comes news that gives the uber-wealthy – or maybe even the “merely” wealthy – yet another reason to fear Uncle Sam’s attention. In a speech before the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, or AICPA, IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman announced the recent formation of a new unit, dubbed Global High Wealth Industry Group, which will focus on the...
  • US 'to cut immigrant detention' (could be kept in hotels and nursing homes)

    10/06/2009 5:22:25 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 48 replies · 960+ views
    BBC News ^ | Oct. 6, 2009
    US officials are expected to announce plans that would allow illegal immigrants not considered a threat to be taken out of jails, reports say. The new policy would list immigrants according to the risk they may pose, the Wall Street Journal reports. Detainees who are not criminals could be kept in hotels and nursing homes, according to leaks of the plans. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is expected to give details of the plans later. Her department is hoping to cut the costs of detaining immigrants, which stood at almost $2bn (Ł1.3bn) in 2008. It says alternatives like the hotels...
  • { SANCTUARY FRANCISCO } Daly looks to make memo hay

    10/06/2009 12:58:33 PM PDT · by SmithL · 6 replies · 568+ views
    SFGate: City Insider ^ | 10/6/9 | John Coté
    There's still no love lost between Supervisor Chris Daly and Mayor Gavin Newsom. Daly, making a guest appearance Monday at the Board of Supervisors' public safety committee to support Supervisor David Campos' amendment to the city's sanctuary ordinance, said Newsom should be "held accountable" for releasing a confidential legal memo that said Campos' amendment violated federal law and would invite a legal challenge to the entire sanctuary policy. Daly downplayed the memo, saying it outlines a worst-case scenario and "exaggerates the legal risk involved." But he also said Newsom had provided a road map to anyone looking to challenge the...
  • Sharp Rise In Chinese Arrests At U.S. Border [10-Fold Spike in Chinese Illegals!]

    10/04/2009 9:13:39 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 15 replies · 1,222+ views
    LATimes ^ | October 04th 2009
    Sharp Rise In Chinese Arrests At U.S. Border At least 261 have been arrested this year trying to cross near Tucson. Illegal Chinese immigrants can be big money for smugglers. By Sebastian Rotella October 5, 2009 Reporting from Nogales, Ariz. - Amid an overall drop in arrests of illegal immigrants crossing the U.S-Mexico border, an intriguing anomaly has cast a new light on human smuggling: Authorities report an almost ten-fold spike in the number of Chinese people caught in the southern Arizona desert, the busiest smuggling corridor on the international line. The Border Patrol in the Tucson sector has arrested...
  • Is Obama Sparking a Second “Revolt of the Admirals”?

    09/22/2009 10:37:50 AM PDT · by pabianice · 44 replies · 2,915+ views
    The Nav Log ^ | 9/22/09 | ip568@charter.net
    “The Revolt of the Admirals” is a name given to an episode that took place in the late 1940s in which several US Navy admirals and high-ranking civilian officials publicly disagreed with the president and the Secretary of Defense’s plans to disband the US Marine Corps and most of the US Navy and give their missions to the new US Air Force, which proposed preserving the peace strictly with its new strategic international bomber force of B-36 bombers carrying nuclear weapons (which were still huge, the average fission bomb weighing 10,000 pounds). This decision climaxed in 1949 when many officers,...
  • Barack Obama ready to slash US nuclear arsenal(Pentagon told to map out radical cuts)

    09/20/2009 2:48:19 PM PDT · by VRWCTexan · 326 replies · 13,817+ views
    UK Guardian ^ | Sep 20, 2009 | Julian Borger
    Barack Obama has demanded the Pentagon conduct a radical review of US nuclear weapons doctrine to prepare the way for deep cuts in the country's arsenal, the Guardian can reveal. Obama has rejected the Pentagon's first draft of the "nuclear posture review" as being too timid, and has called for a range of more far-reaching options consistent with his goal of eventually abolishing nuclear weapons altogether, according to European officials.
  • Why Is Missile Defense Controversial?

    09/18/2009 6:13:04 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies · 650+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | September 17, 2009 | Cliff May
    Missile defense - as the term might suggest - is defensive, not offensive. Brilliant American scientists have developed sophisticated technologies to prevent missiles - including those armed with nuclear warheads - from reaching their intended victims. If we are willing to share this capability to protect people around the world, Sen. Jim DeMint asked, "What is controversial about that?" I'd like to take a stab at answering the Senator's question (raised at a Heritage Foundation forum in which I was privileged to participate this week) but first, a little context is in order. Iran's ruling mullahs have the largest arsenal...
  • How Is This Not Cause for Armed Rebellion? Man Made Drought

    09/17/2009 11:11:26 PM PDT · by PittsburghAfterDark · 69 replies · 3,249+ views
    Free Republic Bloggers and Personal | September 18, 2009 | PittsburghAfterDark
    I want to know how the situation covered on Hannity today is not cause enough for armed insurrection by the people of California against the tyranny of Washington DC. I want to know how governor Schwarzenegger has not called out the national guard and by force of arms turned the water on. I want to know how any rational human being can look at the starving of an area, the destroyed landscape, the human misery caused by artificially starving an area of a natural resource and defend it. I want to know if our government would accept such actions committed...
  • Economists Warn Obamanomics Could Create Depression; WSJ's Moore Responds

    09/08/2009 9:14:28 AM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 14 replies · 1,918+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | September 8, 2009 | Jeff Poor
    It's clear that President Barack Obama's $787-billion stimulus hasn't worked as advertised, but some economists are worried it could backfire and cause something much worse. According to a new study by economists Charles Rowley of George Mason University and Nathanael Smith of the Locke Institute and endorsed by Nobel laureate James Buchanan, the Keynesian tactics employed by Obama "will ultimately hamper the long-term growth potential of the U.S. economy and may risk delaying full economic recovery by several years." The study accuses the president of making Depression-era mistakes. Stephen Moore, member of the Wall Street Journal editorial board and senior...
  • He's Not Jimmy Carter. Obama has far more dangerous objectives

    09/03/2009 11:35:42 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 30 replies · 1,819+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 9/4/09 | Quin Hillyer
    Conservatives are taking too much solace in the precipitous drop in Barack Obama's approval ratings, and too many of us are overconfident that his administration is merely a replay of the hapless presidency of Jimmy Carter that was easily swept out in a landslide election. Today's situation is far different, far more conducive to our political adversary's political power, than that which faced Carter. And Obama is an entirely different breed of cat. He's more ruthless, more tactically savvy, and has far more dangerous objectives. A drop in his poll ratings isn't as serious a setback for him as similar...
  • Obama Czar's SHOCK ADMISSION: Goal Is Complete Revolution Away From Capitalism

    09/02/2009 8:25:28 PM PDT · by Pacothecat · 285 replies · 14,327+ views
    Obama Czar's SHOCK ADMISSION: "Green Jobs" Goal Is "Complete Revolution" Away From "Gray Capitalism" http://www.breitbart.tv/obama-czars-shock-admission-green-jobs-goal-is-complete-revolution-away-from-gray-capitalism/ Breitbart.tv and Naked Emperor News
  • Van Jones Said Goal is to Move from "Suicidal Capitalism" to "Green Economy" - Audio

    09/03/2009 5:34:14 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 16 replies · 690+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | September 3, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is a new Naked Emperor News video with the audio of Obama Adviser and Green Jobs Czar saying in 2008 he had a goal of moving the United States from "suicidal capitalism" to a "Green Economy" that will "push it and push it and push it" until it "tranforms the whole society." He said "Complete Revolution is on the table," and the "Green Movement" would be the engine to bring it to pass. . . . (Listen to Audio)
  • Media Stunned as ObamaCare Unravels

    09/01/2009 7:37:18 AM PDT · by AJKauf · 58 replies · 4,384+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | Sept. 1 | Jennifer Rubin
    So now the mainstream media is in catch-up mode. Having quietly fretted as Obama’s poll numbers drifted lower and misrepresented the extent of independent voters’ support, they now must explain that the town hall crowds weren’t simply crackpots or dupes of the insurance industry. Those people are actually quite representative of the electorate — especially the electorate willing to turn out to vote in the 2010 congressional elections. And while they swooned at Obama press conferences, the media must now admit that Obama has been colossally ineffective at persuading the public. The “catch-up” phenomenon is nothing new. We saw it...
  • Rahm Emanuel, Obama's Chief of Staff, Wields Power Freely, and Faces the Risks (eerily perfect)

    08/16/2009 7:39:55 AM PDT · by Liz · 42 replies · 2,279+ views
    NY TIMES ^ | 8/16/09 | PETER BAKER and JEFF ZELENY, Carl Hulse contributed reporting.
    BACKSTORY At a Little Rock restaurant, after Mr. Clinton was elected president, Emanuel ticked off a list of disloyal Democrats and other political enemies, stabs the table with his knife screaming, ''Dead!'' ''Dead!'' ''Dead!'' after each name. Seven months after moving into the West Wing as Obama's COS, Emanuel is emerging as perhaps the most influential White House COS in a generation. But with his prominence in almost everything important going on comes a high degree of risk. As the principal author of Mr. Obama’s do-everything-at-once strategy, he stands to become a figure of consequence in his own right if...
  • Talk Radio Hosts from Around the Country Gather in Washington, DC to Discuss Illegal Immigration

    08/14/2009 9:59:07 AM PDT · by FAIRcomm · 22 replies · 1,596+ views
    Federation for American Immigration Reform | August 2009 | Federation for American Immigration Reform
    Radio Talk Hosts Prepare for Historic Two-Day Broadcast Blitz Live from Washington 50 Talk Hosts Gathering to Support Secure Borders and Continued Immigration Enforcement (Washington DC) The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) announces September 15th and 16th as the dates for its annual Hold Their Feet to the Fire radio rally in Washington, D.C. 50 radio hosts, led by Roger Hedgecock of KOGO-AM in San Diego and Lou Dobbs of United Stations Radio Network and CNN, are scheduled to broadcast live from “Radio Row” on Capitol Hill. As in previous events, talk show hosts from around the nation will...
  • NOW THEY LISTEN TO CHURCHILL (NYT Magazine-8/13/39)

    08/13/2009 5:17:55 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 11 replies · 1,507+ views
    Microfiche-New York Times archives, McHenry Library, U.C. Santa Cruz | 8/13/39 | Harold Callender