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  • Maxine Waters: MLK Would Be Trying To Get Trump Impeached [WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES]

    01/15/2018 10:46:46 AM PST · by seanmerc · 63 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 15 Jan 18 | Peter Hasson
    California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters celebrated Martin Luther King Jr Day by claiming the civil rights leader would have encouraged people to march for the impeachment of President Trump. “If MLK was alive today, he’d be marching not only for civil rights & protecting voting rights, but to urge Members of Congress to accept their responsibility to save the U.S. from a dangerous man who has no respect for our Constitution & no concern for strengthening our democracy,” Waters wrote on Twitter on Monday.
  • Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg pledges $3bn to rid the world of all disease

    09/21/2016 8:58:47 PM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 38 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 09/21/2016 | Marion Dakers
    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg pledges $3bn to rid the world of all disease Marion Dakers AP 21 September 2016 • 8:22pm The Facebook founder and his wife, who  pledged to give away 99pc of their wealth to good causes following the birth of their daughter last year, said the money would be used to assist scientific work and build new research tools. The goal, which they are unlikely to live to see accomplished, is to "cure, prevent or manage all disease" in the next 80 or so years. "So if you even just assume that we'll be able to continue...
  • Clinton says "whole world" wants her to beat Trump

    05/04/2016 12:54:28 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 112 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 4, 2016 | Stephen Dinan
    Talk about raising the stakes: Hillary Clinton says the “whole world” is pulling for her to defeat Donald Trump in November’s election.
  • Trump: Romney an ‘Absolute Choke Artist’… ‘Chickened out’ of 2016 Run Because of Me

    03/03/2016 12:52:36 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/03/16
    2:25: Trump says Romney is an “absolute choke artist” and he started hitting Romney so hard because “we can’t afford to lose” another election. Trump says he has never seen someone choke like Romney except for Rubio. 2:23: Trump says the reason Mitt “chickened out” of running in 2016… “was me.”
  • Obama Administration Sets New Record for Executive Action [semi-satire]

    01/04/2016 12:54:35 PM PST · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 3 Jan 2016 | John Semmens
    As 2015 drew to a close, the Obama Administration reached new highs in the number of regulations issued by the Executive branch. For the year, over 81,000 pages of new rules made their way into the Federal Register. This marked the third time in seven years—also a record—that the Administration added more than 80,000 pages of new regs. While those concerned with the Constitution's separation of powers voiced some discomfort with this tide of legislation through executive fiat, Congress, for the most part did little to try to thwart it. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell excused his chamber's inaction saying...
  • Man jailed for 30 years and mother of two gets 28 years for insulting 'revered' Thai monarchy on FB

    08/09/2015 1:33:27 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 40 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | August 7, 2016 | Jay Akbar
    ...Pongsak Sriboonpeng was sentenced to 60 years - 10 for each message - but his prison term was halved after he admitted to wrongdoing, according to watchdog group iLaw. A mother-of-two from the northern Chiang Mai province also pleaded guilty to posting offensive comments and had her sentenced to 28 years. The exact details of what they said - or who they sent the messages to - has not been disclosed..... Those accused of defaming, insulting or threatening the monarchy face prison terms ranging from three to 15 years on each count. Sriboopeng's trial was conducted behind closed door because...
  • Chris Matthews: Obama ‘Acts Like There’s No Other World Out There’ But His

    11/05/2014 5:04:57 PM PST · by Nachum · 58 replies
    National Review ^ | 11/5/14 | Brendan Bordelon
    MSNBC host Chris Matthews expressed dismay over President Obama’s post-election press conference on Wednesday, calling him entirely deaf to the millions of Americans who voted against his plan to grant executive amnesty for as many as 6 million illegal immigrants. “The people, if you look at the polling, their problem is illegal immigration,” he said. “He says, ‘I’m going to fix the problem.’ He doesn’t mean he’s gonna stop illegal immigration. He’s not going to do anything to stop illegal hiring, which is the magnet for illegal immigration, really. He’s going to basically say, ‘I’m going to deal with them...
  • Are You a Target of the Susnuts?

    09/10/2013 7:02:16 PM PDT · by Avoiding_Sulla · 7 replies
    Pascal Fervor ^ | 9 Sept 2013 | Pascal
    Or are you one of their mindless bots who believes you are somehow special? At Liberty's Torch, Weetabix asked me a question whose answer is too long to put into a small comment. Pascal - I must admit up front that a surfeit of current projects has undermined my normal willingness to research - have you any links to further explain the "Malthusian Sustainability nuts?"  The answer is even too long for a single post, but I need try at least this once. For my recent thoughts, the Sustainability label at my blog will provide you many examples of news...
  • Bloomberg's money loses to grassroots citizen activists on gun control in Nevada

    06/15/2013 4:26:42 PM PDT · by forty_years · 10 replies ^ | June 15, 2013 | netWMD Staff
    Michael Bloomberg, mayor of New York City, billionaire, desiring to rewrite the constitution, and countrywide buttinski suffered a major "gun control" loss on Thursday in Nevada. He and his pet group, Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG), "spent hundreds of thousands of dollars" to buy passage of the Nevada state legislature's bill SB 221, another dangerous piece of gun control legislation dressed up to look palatable by applying the innocuous-sounding "background check" label to it. Bloomberg lost, and lost big-time, not because of a paid opposition wading in money, but because of a viral grass-roots effort organized by average Americans provided...
  • Young North Korea leader pushes out father's allies as he tightens grip

    07/17/2012 12:48:39 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 1 replies
    Reuters ^ | Tue Jul 17, 2012 3:03am EDT | David Chance
    North Korea's young leader promoted a new army marshal after sacking his top general in what a South Korean official report said was a bid to impose authority on a military that has been the backbone of his family's long rule over the isolated state. But analysts said the moves, just seven months since rising to power, do not suggest any fundamental change by Kim Jong-un to the policies of his grandfather and father which have left North Korea constantly on the brink of famine and ostracized by the most of the world. … One of the main beneficiaries of...
  • Obama: 'Very proud' of record

    11/08/2011 1:47:26 AM PST · by Zakeet · 32 replies · 1+ views
    UPI ^ | November 8, 2011
    U.S. President Barack Obama said Monday he is "very proud of our track record" but the biggest challenge America faces is "fixing our politics." Speaking at a fundraiser at a private home in Washington, the president conceded he has "some bumps and bruises" from political battles but claimed credit for a string of successes. "We were able to prevent America from going into a Great Depression," he said. "We were able to, after a series of quarterly GDP reports that were the worst that we've seen since the Great Depression, reverse it and get the economy to grow again. We've...
  • Obama Dethrones Czars, Debate Simmers (Constitutionality of Czars Questioned)

    07/22/2011 12:34:54 PM PDT · by lbryce · 12 replies
    Washington Times ^ | July 22, 2011 | Kara Rowland
    Two years after he dramatically expanded the scope of so-called policy czars, President Obama this year quietly scrapped some of the most controversial posts, tamping down what had been a simmering constitutional fight with Congress. Thanks to what the White House says is a reorganization, czars no longer oversee health care or climate change policy, though less-visible officials such as “cybersecurity czar” and “Gulf Coast claims czar,” among others, are still on the job. But even as Capitol Hill’s objections have been overshadowed by other fights between the executive and legislative branches over the nation’s borrowing limit and the NATO-led...
  • Quickie FR contest..How many times will Obama say "I" in his speech tonight..

    08/31/2010 1:21:55 PM PDT · by ken5050 · 80 replies
    The Teleprompter is giving a speech tonight, from the newly refurbished Oval Office. So..guess how many times he utters the word "I"...
  • Behind exhumation of Simon Bolivar is Hugo Chavez's warped obsession

    07/28/2010 6:52:46 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 12 replies · 2+ views
    Washington Post ^ | July 25, 2010 | Thor Halvorssen
    ...Shortly after midnight on July 16, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez reached back in time. He presided at the exhumation of the remains of Simón Bolívar -- Latin America's greatest independence hero, who helped liberate the region from Spain in the 19th century, and the object of Chávez's personal and political obsession.... By presidential decree, every television station in Venezuela showed images of Bolívar in historic paintings, then images of the skeleton, and then images of Chávez, with the national anthem blaring. The message of this macabre parody was unmistakable: Chávez is not a follower of Bolívar -- Chávez is Bolívar,...
  • Will you sign Barack's birthday card? (Barf Alert)

    07/27/2010 1:10:30 PM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 39 replies · 2+ views
    Organizing for America ^ | 27 July 2010 | Michelle Obama
    Dear xxxxxx, Every year, our family tries to come up with a fun way to wish Barack a happy birthday. And this August 4th, when he turns 49, I have something new in mind. This has been a big -- and hectic -- year for him. After signing the Affordable Care Act and Wall Street reform into law -- and completing his first year as president -- I think it's safe to say we will remember it for a long time. And I know full well how much he credits this movement, and the work of supporters like you, for...
  • Why I Despise Progressives

    06/10/2010 4:32:32 PM PDT · by Noumenon · 70 replies · 402+ views
    June, 2010 | Ward Dorrity
    Why I Despise Progressives Ward Dorrity – June, 2010 The classical liberal contemporary of our Founding Fathers believed in individualism, in a society of free individuals organized as far as possible through mutual consent. The individualism that informed the Founder’s ideas regarded every man as an independent, spiritually sovereign entity who possesses an inalienable right to his own life. The right to live is derived from Man’s nature as a rational being. Individualism holds that a rational society, or any form of association, cooperation or peaceful coexistence among men, can be achieved only on the basis of the recognition...
  • Obama: The difference between 1994 and 2010 is 'me'

    01/25/2010 11:36:43 AM PST · by American Dream 246 · 53 replies · 1,580+ views
    patriotroom. ^ | 01/25/10 | patriotroom.
    Whew. This dude needs a reality check - and it's coming: But the jaw-dropper is Berry's claim that President Obama personally dismissed any comparison between Democrats now and under Bill Clinton 16 years ago -- by saying his personal popularity would bail everybody out.
  • Megalomania, Paranoia and Obama Megalomania, Paranoia and Obama

    06/07/2009 4:43:22 PM PDT · by Pride_of_the_Bluegrass · 10 replies · 730+ views
    First Things ^ | David Goldman
    The foundational premise of Islam is that other peoples distorted and perverted the true message of God, which Mohammed presented in its pure and final form in the Koran. The Koran does not “fulfill” Christian or Jewish scripture, as Christianity claims to do for the Jewish Scriptures it embraces. It replaces them. To address the “Muslim world,” therefore, by definition is to address those who consider themselves faithful to the true prophecy that corrects the perversions and distortions of other religions. Muslim megalomania is the cognate of Muslim paranoia: if we are the bearers of the final prophecy, why are...
  • The Audacity of Barack Obama (Marvelous Analysis of 0's Politics and Megalomania)

    01/25/2009 3:23:54 PM PST · by mojito · 71 replies · 2,078+ views
    The Claremont Institute ^ | 1/19/2009 | Charles R. Kesler
    Any politician who has taken on Bill and Hillary Clinton's national political machine and won should not be underestimated. Yet Republicans as well as many Democrats persist in underrating Barack Obama's electoral talents and, above all, his soaring political ambition. His writerly mind, professorial bearing, and effortless self-control make it difficult to take his measure as a politician. He can seem cool, detached, unusually introspective. As a wag at the Financial Times put it, if John McCain's life story is the stuff of Hollywood movies, Obama's is like an off-Broadway play—it lacks action but is full of internal monologues. Raised...
  • Barack's Mt. O-lympus Stage (PHOTOS)

    08/28/2008 10:05:35 AM PDT · by mojito · 113 replies · 560+ views
    NY Post ^ | 8/28/2008 | n/a
    A photo essay of Barak-O-polis at the link.