Friday, July 9, 2010
The selective modesty of Barack Obama.Obama is not the first president with a large streak of narcissism. But the others had equally expansive feelings about their country. Obama's modesty about America would be more understandable if he treated himself with the same reserve. What is odd is to have a president so convinced of his own magnificence -- yet not of his own country's.
Black GOP candidate slams Obama for exploiting race.Allen West, the Republican challenging Rep. Ron Klein (D) in Florida's 22nd congressional district, sharply criticized the Obama administration for having allegedly declined prosecuting the New Black Panther Party on voter tampering charges for political reasons.
Georgia GOP Candidate Uses Hammer-And-Sickle in Billboard Ad, Dems Throw a Hissy Fit…The left can complain all they want but the majority of Americans agree…
HT:Shalomlife."Big Brother" Goes Orthodox.Inhabitants of the Big Brother 12 house will have to learn what it’s like to keep Shabbat and have a kosher kitchen.Their new houseguest, Andrew Gordon, is an orthodox Jew and insists on following Jewish practices, even in the Big Brother household.
Obama: “I Will Not Rest”. . .Except For When I’m Golfing. . .
RNC targets Reid and Obama on economy with new TV ad.GOP accuses Senate leader and Obama of working to "tear down" Nevada's economy.
Survey: Europeans back veil ban, Americans opposed.While most Americans oppose banning face-covering Islamic veils, most western Europeans questioned in a new global poll say the garments should be forbidden.
Fit for the New York Times.Two important statements this week shed a light on the nature of the Palestinian conflict with Israel. Both were barely noted by the media.
55 Percent of Likely Voters Find ‘Socialist’ an Accurate Label of Obama?Now, I am going to read you a list of words and phrases which people use to describe political figures. For each word or phrase, please tell me whether it describes Barack Obama very well, well, not too well, or not well at all.”
Pastor Leading NC House of Reps Fired After He Refused to Remove Jesus From Prayer, Told “People Could Be Offended”…"What I don’t get is why liberal atheists are offended by Jesus but have no problem with Allah…"
Do the States Have the Power of Nullification?
Raising the Retirement Age.The fact that the haves are healthier than the have-nots doesn't surprise me, but the magnitude of the difference is pretty stunning.
HT: American thinker.So what is the resemblance?So is it a coincidence that both cases involve "legal excuse" for Jew-haters? Maybe not. There's something about Jews yesterday and Israel today which make their enemies obsessive, make them believe that everything, including the laws that protect their lives and property, can be sacrificed just for the sake of that obsession.
HT : Weasel Zippers.France Denies Citizenship to Muslim Man Who Refused to Shake Hand With Female Officer, Wife Wears Hijab…
How Islam is using our daughters:Loverboys:Mathematics morning, Afternoon, whore, sometimes sex in the free periods in between, these stories shake the Holland Society.Kanne husband is a small round woman, retired Commissioner, 35 years she has worked in Germany in the police, now lives alternately in Germany and the Netherlands.For two years she has been in the Foundation "stop lover boys" active.
Iran bars 71 improperly dressed women from boarding planes.Police crack down on behaviour.
Ground Zero Mosque: the Fix.It is obvious that the Landmarks Commission is going to deny landmark status at its meeting next Tuesday. Again, why the mad rush? So that the mosque can open on the tenth anniversary of September 11th, as promised?
HT:JIDF.Abbas to Arabs: We Support a War Against Israel. Abbas told a Jordanian paper that he opposed terrorism “at present” but that “things may change.”Well so much for Obama's peaceplan.
Outcry as British ambassador praises Hezbollah cleric who backed suicide bombers.An obituary to Grand Ayatollah Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah - entitled 'The Passing of Decent Men' - has been taken down from ambassador Frances Guy's internet blog after intense criticism.The Foreign Office today confirmed the article was removed 'after mature consideration'.What's it with these women and glorifying terrorists?
Hezbollah denounces CNN's firing of Mideast editor.Lebanese group protests dismissal of Middle East editor over Twitter post eulogizing recently deceased leader Ayatollah Fadlallah, calling decision 'intellectual terrorism'.I think the fact that Hezbollah is defending her shows how much she meant to them as their champion at CNN?
New Centcom Chief Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis: “It’s Fun to Shoot Afghan Men Who Slap Around Women Because They Didn’t Wear a Veil”…
House votes to block Net porn on government PCs.After all, a series of news reports have highlighted, in scandalous detail, how some financial regulators earning six-figure salaries were watching porn at work as Wall Street imploded. So, as it turns out, did employees of the National Science Foundation and the Interior Department--including ones who were supposed to be inspecting oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico.
Iranians still facing death by stoning despite 'reprieve'.Fifteen could still die in horrific sentence after being allegedly convicted of adultery.
Brazil footballer's ex-lover 'was fed to dogs'.The missing former lover of a top Brazilian football star was strangled and then fed to dogs, police say.
Paul the psychic octopus: bookmakers take bets on final predictions.The octopus, who lives at a zoo in Oberhausen, Germany, has stunned the world by correctly choosing the winner of each of Germany's six matches at the tournament.
Gaga's Bad Romance video inspires bad eye trend.In a classic case of life imitating art, more and more girls around the world seem to be all gaga over circle contact lenses that make one's eyes look like an anime character on crack.
Lisburn pensioner taking a bath in the Irish Sea.Lisburn pensioner Mervyn Kinkead plans to do what no-one has done before and cross the Irish Sea in a standard household bath.
Bangladesh sex workers plump up on cow steroids.Whenever Bangladeshi brothel owner Rokeya, 50, signs up a new sex worker she gives them a course of steroid drugs often used to fatten cattle.
ANGLER Steve Bellion was shell-shocked last night - after catching a giant TURTLE.Steve, 23, was fishing for carp when he hooked the 57lb monster in a lake near Birmingham.More about the Alligator snapping turtle.
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U.S. Plans Cyber Shield for Utilities, Companies.The federal government is launching an expansive program dubbed "Perfect Citizen" to detect cyber assaults on private companies and government agencies running such critical infrastructure as the electricity grid and nuclear-power plants, according to people familiar with the program."Perfect Citizen"can't say the name inspires me confidence sounds more like "Spy On Citizen" to me?
President Obama's new slogan: 'Yes we did!'.Brought the country at the brink of a giant Depression?And the World closer to WWIII?
Why Obama Is in a Hurry to Make History.Hardball host Chris Matthews has a theory about Barack Obama: he is running his presidency as though there is no tomorrow—that is, no second term.He might go down in history as the President who ruined America!
Viva Espana, says Paul the 'psychic' octopus.But Mani, a parakeet in Singapore, is siding with the Netherlands in the final.YES!YES!YES!
Libyan ship to sail for Gaza.The ship, which will carry large amounts of food and medicine, is being funded by an organization headed by the son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.According to the Istanbul Declaration, there is an obligation for "the Islamic Nation to regard sending foreign warships into Muslim waters, claiming to control the borders and preventing the smuggling of arms to Gaza as a declaration of war, a new occupation, sinful aggression and a clear violation of the sovereignty of the Nation." It continues, "This must be rejected and fought by all means and ways."
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Created Recession As 'Payback' For Racism.He believes Obama tanked the economy on purpose, both as "payback" for 230 years of racial oppression and because Obama simply doesn't like America.I'm inclined to go along with this taught.
Transferring oil from broken well an option for BP.The first of two relief wells being drilled to stop the Gulf oil gusher could be done by the end of the month, BP officials say, but if that doesn't succeed, one backup being considered is transferring the crude to non-producing underwater wells that are miles away.Are these guys for real?
UAE Students to Train at NASA.Taking seriously President Barack Obama’s advice to reach out to the Muslim world, NASA has announced that Arab students from the United Arab Emirates would be joining its internship program.We're only interested in flying it ...landing doesn't matter?
US man 'attempts suicide' in North Korean jail."Driven by his strong guilty conscience, disappointment and despair at the US government that has not taken any measure for his freedom, he attempted to commit suicide," the North's KCNA news agency said.
The white voters of Obama Are Collapsing.In June 2008, a survey NBC / WSJ 37% of whites approved of Bush's performance. In June 2010, exactly the same percentage that approves the action of Obama. 9 points separate Republican and Democratic women. In favor of Obama!
Obama's anti-youth agenda.The picture is bleakest for African-American teens, for whom June unemployment stood at 46 percent."Yes we did"? Did what?????
Obama defends his economic plan.He stressed that at the start of his administration he cut taxes — “That’s right,” he said. “You wouldn’t know it from listening to folks, but we cut taxes for working families and small business owners.”And replaced them by new taxes?
Gulf Coast now a BP police state as law enforcement conspires with BP to intimidate journalists."These are true police state tactics, and it's now clear that it is part of a pattern. It's been documented for months now that BP and government officials have been acting in unison to block media coverage of the area."B.P. = Beyond Prosecution.
Russian sub 'could stop oil leak'.Russian-built submersibles would be able to cap the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, the captain of one of the vessels has said.
W.H. wants answers from BP.The White House is giving BP 24 hours to explain how it will replace the cap on the well gushing into the Gulf of Mexico without causing more problems than it will solve.Good luck that's like asking to see Obama's birth certificate.
Pope Pius XII Saved Thousands of Jews.Now, new research claims that the once labeled “Hitler’s Pope” may have aided in the exodus of about 200,000 Jews from Germany three weeks before Kristallnacht.While they are busy why not open the documents of the nazis who escaped after the war with help from the church?
V-22: The future is here.Is it a plane? Is it a bird? No, it's the V-22: American pilots in Iraq and Afghanistan have encountered Boeing's V-22 plane-helicopter on several occasions, yet they too keep raving about what is considered the world's most advance military aircraft.
Attack on Iran's Baha'i is a human rights outrage.The destruction of 50 Baha'i homes demonstrates the Iranian government's disregard for its international obligations.Islam a religion of peace?
Who is the 'Barefoot Bandit'?American teenager Colton Harris-Moore is being hunted by police in the Bahamas after allegedly stealing a plane and flying it from Indiana, the latest in a string of suspected thefts of aircraft, boats and cars. But why has this supposed serial thief and burglar become an internet celebrity?
Is Lukashenka In The Kremlin's Crosshairs?On July 4, the Gazprom-owned television station NTV broadcast an unflattering documentary about the authoritarian Belarusian leader and erstwhile Moscow ally.Lukashenka the last Eastern European dictator.
Counter-Terrorism Bureau: Israelis face global threat.Anti-Terror Bureau tells Israelis abroad to reject unexpected offers, suspicious hotel visitors.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali: the fatwa victim who refuses to keep quiet.With a new book out, Ayaan Hirsi Ali shows no sign of softening in her criticism of Islam.These brave women who speak up should all be knighted for their valor.
Stoning in Iran: Brutality pure and simple.Unlike other facets of Iranian life, the Islamic Republic is embarrassed by the international attention stonings attract.
Netanyahu hints at flexibility on Jerusalem.But then, in an off-the-cuff remark to a question on Jerusalem from the audience, Benjamin Netanyahu dropped a hint that his government’s insistence on Israeli sovereignty over all of Jerusalem might not be ironclad.
'Tan tax' discussions include allegations of reverse racism.Since then, it's been repeated by conservative commentators such as Rush Limbaugh and Doc Thompson, a fill-in host for Glenn Beck who intoned in March, "I now know the pain of racism."
BP push for Mideast investors may pose problems in U.S.The company is trying to shore up its balance sheet, but increased investment from the region could trigger reviews in Washington, given the oil company's U.S. subsidiary.
Wall Street Buys Itself a Primary Challenger: Reshma Saujani.My honest opinion don't vote for her.
Video:US Floods 150,000 Inland Acres In Bid To Save 50 Million Birds Due To Migrate Over Gulf Disaster.
'Doomsday Ark' to be Housed on the Moon -A Remote Access Toolkit to Rebuild the Human Race.The information would be held in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish and would be linked by transmitter to 4,000 “Earth repositories” that would provide shelter, food, a water supply for survivors.Ok we had already a doomsday vault someone hiding something from us?
King Tut’s DNA is Western European.Despite the refusal of the Secretary General of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities, Zahi Hawass, to release any DNA results which might indicate the racial ancestry of Pharaoh Tutankhamen, the leaked results reveal that King Tut’s DNA is a 99.6 percent match with Western European Y chromosomes.Poor Zahi Hawass he will have to find someone to blame?
You Say God Is Dead? There’s an App for That.Publishers of Christian material have begun producing iPhone applications that can cough up quick comebacks and rhetorical strategies for believers who want to fight back against what they view as a new strain of strident atheism. And a competing crop of apps is arming nonbelievers for battle.
World's first illustrated Christian bible discovered at Ethiopian monastery.The incredible Garima Gospels are named after a monk who arrived in the African country in the fifth century and is said to have copied them out in just one day.Beautifully illustrated, the colours are still vivid and thanks to the Ethiopian Heritage Fund have been conserved.
An 80-year-old Arizona woman has been found living with 104 mostly dead or dying cats.Maricopa County sheriff's officials say the bodies of 10 cats were found in the freezer and other cats were found diseased or dying inside Lucienne Touboul's home in Wittman, about 30 miles (48 kilometres) northwest of Phoenix.
Who Is the Haircut Killer?The body of a long-missing girl is found holding a fistful of someone else’s hair—just like another corpse a thousand miles away.
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