Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Even the Aspen Ideas Festival, an annual gathering of the country's brightest lights, isn't Obama country anymore. Lloyd Grove on the president's waning support among the intelligentsia.Some of the worst economic policies in place today that, in my judgment, go directly against the long-term interests of this country.”
Obama ‘ready’ to come to Israel.Good luck i don't think Israel is ready to greet you?Or did he ment "invade"Israel?
Jindal signs guns in church law.The bill, signed Tuesday night, allows permit holders who take an additional eight hours of tactical training each year to bring a gun into “any church, synagogue, mosque or other similar place of worship.”Sigh great a mosque full of guns just what America needed?
Maha Rushie Issues Steele Fatwa.If Obama weren't black he'd be a tour guide in Honolulu or he'd be teaching Saul Alinsky constitutional law or lecturing on it in Chicago, and if somebody's "entitled to a couple of gaffes," why do we still have Senator Bite Me running around as Vice President Bite Me, who is a walking gaffe every time he opens his mouth and he's not even black!
Republicans And Democrats Lining Up Behind Major Changes To Social Security. "I think raising the retirement age going out 20 years so you're not affecting anyone close to retirement, and eventually getting the retirement age to 70 is a step that needs to be taken." Lately when i hear the word "Change" my blood pressure rises.
Democrat Baucus joins GOP in blasting Obama recess appointment.Berwick, a Harvard pediatrician and founder of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, is a revered figure.But why again Harvard?What's this obsession of Obama to surround himself with Harvard figures?Is there a conspiracy to take over power in America by a Harvard group?
Obama vs. Big Business: The battle everyone can lose.Today, many of those overpaid and coddled chief executives have convinced themselves that they're not the ones to be blamed for the lack of private-sector job growth, but rather the anti-business clowns at the White House and in Congress.
HT : Debbie Schlussel. Long Overdue: CNN Fires Anti-Semitic Hezbollah Chick Octavia Nasr (Used Slur Against Me).
Obama Is 'Still Evil,' Say Israeli Lawmakers."He doesn’t sound evil now because he needs Jewish votes and money," Obama's Democratic Party is in danger of losing control of the two houses of Congress in mid-term elections this fall, and Israelis believe he is playing nice with Israel until then in order to influence the votes of American Jews and Christians who support the Jewish state.
Russia's Muslim south triples sharia bride price.The price tag on a bride in Russia's Ingushetia province has been tripled by the regional government, in a sign the Muslim North Caucasus region is slipping out of Kremlin control as sharia law eclipses Russian.And comes closer to Iran?
Turkish key constitutional reforms annulled by court.The court annulled changes which would curb the power of the judiciary and the army, AFP news agency said.
Sen. McCain: I will not support Kagan.In 1987, I had my first opportunity to provide "advice and consent" on a Supreme Court nominee. At that time, I stated that the qualifications essential for evaluating a nominee for the bench included "integrity, character, legal competence and ability, experience, and philosophy and judicial temperament." On that test, Elena Kagan fails.
IDF reveals Hezbollah's deployment.Information obtained by IDF exposes Hezbollah's immense scope of activity in south Lebanon, in preparation for next clash with Israel.
Flotilla ships to be held by Israel.Ships to be held at least until investigation complete.
Iran to open nuke plant in Sept.Salehi: "We've reached the point of no return." "Obama be praised?"
Immigration emerging as 2010 issue?While President Obama has made something of a rhetorical push of late on immigration, party strategists believe the issue is too politically hot -- and with too little clarity on what the American people want -- for it to be taken up in an election year.
BP boss in Mideast talks as relief well advances.The relief well being drilled to halt BP's spill is a week ahead of schedule, the U.S. official overseeing the response to the disaster said on Tuesday.
AP IMPACT: Gulf awash in 27,000 abandoned wells.The oldest of these wells were abandoned in the late 1940s, raising the prospect that many deteriorating sealing jobs are already failing.
Gulf Oil Spill: Scientists Beg For A Chance To Take Basic Measurements.Federal estimates of the flow have over time gone from laughably low to laughably imprecise to just plain unpersuasive.Transparancy and Obama?Hahahaha!
President Obama to Make Recess Appointment of CMS Administrator Republicans Attacking as 'Expert on Rationing'."The decision is not whether or not we will ration care -- the decision is whether we will ration with our eyes open. And right now, we are doing it blindly."
Excuses, Excuses.The party of the newly elected president always loses Congressional seats. Not always: viz. Roosevelt, 1934, or Bush II, 2002. The two men shared nothing, except resolve in a crisis. That should tell you something. Where's Obama's resolve?
Wounded Warriors Face New Tax This Independence Day.Senate Democrats Tax Prosthetic Limbs and Other Vital Medical Devices, Refuse to Exempt Veterans.The Democrats thanking their valiant soldiers?
Maybe THIS is how you produce a winning team, Fabio! Dutch WAGs send their heroes off with a kiss to play in the World Cup final.Or you could say "Oranje Boven!"
Belarusian Officials, Activists Protest Russian TV Report On Lukashenka.NTV's broadcast on July 4 of the Lukashenka documentary, titled "The Godfather," described the suspicious 1999 death of opposition leader Henadz Karpenka and the disappearances of former Interior Minister Yury Zakharanka, opposition leader Viktar Hanchar, businessman Anatol Krasouski, and journalist Dzmitry Zavadski, who are alleged in the documentary to have been kidnapped and murdered by a government-run death squad more than a decade ago.
Wilders 'Nijmegen sharia socialist stronghold'.How can it be that an Islamic foundation that would prohibit St Nicholas (Santa Claus) would recieve annual grants given by the Nijmegen municipality?Their website clearly supports hate preacher Zakir Abdul Karim Naik and is clearly anti Jewish.
Study says smells sickening people come from oilpatch, but no source.Richard Langer was working on his farm just outside Peace River, Alta., one morning last spring when he saw the gas cloud drift through.
"It was sort of a blue-green cloud," he recalls.The smell — a gassy, tarry reek like a hundred roofing crews working at once — was bad enough
Chinese woman has corrective surgery 15 years after horrific car accident twisted her legs the wrong way round.A Chinese woman who had her legs twisted the wrong way round in a car accident has been told she should be able to walk and stand normally after undergoing corrective surgery.In this day and age it's a scandal it took 15 years to help her!
Lingerie model agrees to run naked through Asuncion as a 'present' to Paraguay football team.After watching Paraguay beat Japan on penalties on Tuesday last week, she was asked if she was prepared to match his promise.She said: 'Of course I will... but with my body painted in the colours of Paraguay.'
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Ht : The Corner.NASA’s True Mission.Eugene, stand up, please. Who gave you permission to wear red, white, and blue to school? Don’t you understand how disrespectful that is to your classmates from other countries? Shame on you, Eugene! Go and report to the principal’s office at once!
Oil spill reaches New Orleans and Texas.Oil sheen and tar balls from the Deepwater Horizon undersea gusher have been spotted in Lake Pontchartrain, the huge lake forming the northern boundary of the city that was rescued in the 1990s from rampant pollution.
Putin threatens new missiles to counter U.S. shield.Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin warned Tuesday that Russia will have to go ahead with a new class of advanced offensive nuclear missiles if the United States continues with plans to develop a defensive missile shield.
The alleged leader of an al-Qaeda plot to bomb British targets who won the right to stay in the UK, has been arrested.Abid Naseer was held after the United States issued a warrant for his arrest.
Allah's final frontier.NASA races to reach the crescent moon."There is much to be gained by drawing in the contributions that are possible from the Muslim nations."To Boldly go where no one wants to go?"
TSA drops policy blocking 'controversial' sites.Revises 'acceptable use' for Internet access after criticism.After an uproar from conservative bloggers and free-speech activists, the Transportation Security Administration late Tuesday rescinded a new policy that would have prevented employees from accessing websites with "controversial opinions" on TSA computers at work.
lindsay lohan had ‘fuck u’ on her nails the entire time.Remember in court today, during Lindsays probation hearing, just before sentencing, when she was crying to the judge and swearing that she’s changed and this wasn’t a joke to her, and she begged for the chance to prove that any mistakes of the past were simple misunderstandings and she had never done anything to deliberately disrespect the court?
Shhh... no one tell Holder or Napolitano: massive arms cache -- including rocket launchers, grenades, and M-16s -- discovered near Texas border.
Obammigration.The federal government is surrendering our southern border.This is change only illegals can believe in.
HT: Shalom Life.Canada: Former York Student Still Operating Hate Site.It's still up and actively spewing hate.
Iran Red Crescent to send aid to Gaza.The aid group is also preparing to send two relief ships to the coast of Gaza, including a hospital ship with doctors, nurses and operating rooms and another vessel with more relief goods like food and medication, the IRNA and Mehr news agencies reported.
'Mr president, stop Iran, now!'Short US video warns Obama against making Chamberlain's mistakes.
Galloway announces convoy to ‘end the siege’.Veteran anti-Israel activist plans land, sea convoys to leave after Ramadan.
Taxpayers may have to bail out BP if Gulf crisis sinks oil firm.The Government is understood to be working on contingency plans in case the firm collapses.
Amazon UK launches grocery sales.Online retailer Amazon, better known for selling books and electrical goods, has started offering food and drink in the UK for the first time.
Republican Emerges as Obama’s Annoyer-in-Chief.“Please step away from the Presidency.” ?
Airline Loses Luggage of Israeli Security Detail,more here; 4 Guns Missing .Bags go missing at JFK; turn up in LA.Don't tell me hezbollah works at JFK or LA airport?
HT:Memorandum.UAE ambassador endorses bombing Iran's nuclear program. 'We cannot live with a nuclear Iran.' I am willing to absorb what takes place at the expense of the security of the UAE.""They also know - and worry - that the Obama administration's policies will not stop Iran,"
HT:Breitbart tv.Video:Before the Obama Justice Dept Dropped Charges Against Him, Black Panther Advocated Killing White Babies.
Ex-Official Accuses Justice Department of Racial Bias in Black Panther Case.J. Christian Adams, testifying Tuesday before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, said that "over and over and over again," the department showed "hostility" toward those cases. He described the Black Panther case as one example of that -- he defended the legitimacy of the suit and said his "blood boiled" when he heard a Justice official claim the case wasn't solid. "It is false," Adams said of the claim.
"We abetted wrongdoing and abandoned law-abiding citizens," he later testified.
Do Marijuana Ballot Initiatives Help Democrats Win?Acting on a tip from an Obama official, I found a few Democratic consultants who have become convinced that ballot initiatives legalizing marijuana, like the one Californians will vote on in November, actually help Democrats in the same way that gay marriage bans were supposed to have helped Republicans.Somehow i don't think "Dopeheads" will be stupid enough to fall a second time for Obama's snakeoil.
Iran and Turkey: Friends Today, Rivals Tomorrow?"I can best describe it as the Turkish government being able to offer business class seats to any potential customer who wants to ally itself with Turkey, and the Iranians can offer a coach or economic class. I think the majority of people are going to be attracted to the business class rather than the other one, unless they have to."
French parliament debates ban on burqa-style veils."It is a question of dignity, equality and transparency," she said in a speech that made scant mention of Muslim veils. Officials have taken pains to craft language that does not single out Muslims: While the proposed legislation is colloquially referred to as the "anti-burqa law," it is officially called "the bill to forbid covering one's face in public."
Expect lots of government layoffs at state, local level.Up to 400,000 workers could lose jobs in the next year as states, counties and cities grapple with lower revenue and less federal funding, says Mark Zandi, chief economist for Moody's Economy.com.
On the Left, a False Choice Fuels the Growing Civil War Over Obama.
Justice Dept. sues, seeks injunction on Ariz. immigration law.John McCain and Jon Kyl, Arizona's two Republican senators, issued a joint statement saying it was "far too premature" for the Obama administration to challenge the law because it has not yet been enforced.My idea it's not about the law it's the fact it pisses Obama off.
Israeli and Turkish generals still talking amid row.Israel's military chief said on Tuesday he had been in contact with his Turkish counterpart in an effort to maintain relations in the midst of a diplomatic row over the deadly Israeli raid on a Gaza aid ship."I do not know where Erdogan's path is leading them." How about to Iran?
Human rights activist tries to stop death by stoning for Iranian woman.Amnesty made a new call to the Iranian government to immediately halt all executions and commute all death sentences. The group has recorded 126 executions in Iran from the start of this year to June 6.Perhaps they can give Iran a few more seats at the UN?
Priest Stole $1.3 Million to Spend on Male Escorts, Designer Clothes, Other Stereotypically Gay Things.
Mexico thwarts Hezbollah bid to set up South American network.Hezbollah operatives employed Mexicans nationals with family ties to Lebanon to set up the network, designed to target Israel and the West, the Al-Seyassah daily said.
Belgium plans to dissolve bodies in caustic solutions... and flush them into sewage systems.The EU is considering proposals from Belgian undertakers to be allowed to dissolve dead bodies in caustic solutions to help save the environment.You got to be kidding?
From sea to sky: Submarines that fly.GUILLEMOTS and gannets do it. Cormorants and kingfishers do it. Even the tiny insect-eating dipper does it. And if a plan by the Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) succeeds, a remarkable airplane may one day do it too: plunge beneath the waves to stalk its prey, before re-emerging to fly home.
Decoding the ancient Egyptians' stone sky map.Just over 2000 years ago, ancient Egyptians carved a map of the sky onto two enormous sandstone blocks and set them into the ceiling of a temple at Dendera, on the west bank of the Nile.
Prehistoric Fossils Found in Tennessee Backyard.Jim Leyden was waiting for word on the installation of his new backyard pool when he received a startling phone call."My wife called and said, 'You're not going to believe it... They found a dinosaur,"
World's smallest mum shows off third baby, wants fourth. The world's smallest mum has proudly introduced her third baby to the world and promised: "I'll have more children".
The Most Dangerous Things at the Beach.Hundreds of beachgoers have reported feeling ill after visiting Gulf coast beaches. But there and elswhere, plenty of real risks lurk regardless of tar balls.
World’s largest exporter of crude oil, Saudi Arabia announced that it stopped all development of new oil fields. Such an order given by King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at the meeting of the Cabinet. Monarch explained his decision to the need to preserve oil for future generations of residents of the kingdom.
The giant mound builders of Erie.There are more things between heaven and earth then dreamed of in your philosophy
Woman and daughter stripped, thrashed.Fourteen people are reported to have stripped naked a woman and her daughter on Saturday and thrashed them in the presence of a large number of people in Shehr Sultan, a town near Mirwala.Islam a religion of love?
Super squid sex organ discovered.The male squid's sexual organ is almost as long as its whole body, including the squid's mantle, head and arms.
Dutch porn actress Bobbi Eden has promised blowjobs for all of her Twitter followers if the Netherlands wins the World Cup.Cheeky Girl?
Scientists reveal the mystery of sudden cardiac death.Scientists at The University of Manchester have solved a mystery connected with why people die from sudden cardiac arrest during sleep - potentially saving thousands of lives.
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