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Sarah Palin Supporters Meet Online to Discuss Life After Her Decision
Participants of the forum, called Grizzlyfest, came together for three hours to praise Palin, plot how they will continue their grassroots political organizing in 2012, and how they will choose 2012 candidates after Palin stunned the group last month when she announced she would not seek the GOP nomination.
Iranian Parliament Set to Haul Ahmadinejad Up for Questioning — Over Fraud Case
They include leading a “deviant current” that seeks to challenge the system of theocratic rule, and alleged links to the $2.6 billion bank fraud. The questioning, should it happen, would be a serious blow to Ahmadinejad, who has already been weakened after he publicly challenged Khamenei in April over the choice of intelligence minister. The $2.6 billion fraud case involving top government officials has reinvigorated efforts by lawmakers to seriously bring Ahmadinejad before the house.
Watchdog Isaa seeks new role other than hounding Obama
The chairman has run into opposition from both sides of the aisle as he has tried to juggle the diplomatic deal-brokering that makes for effective legislating with the attack-dog temperament necessary for a powerful overseer.
Jesus' name ruled 'unconstitutional'
A board of county commissioners in North Carolina is asking the Supreme Court for help: Its members don't believe they should have to forbid volunteers from mentioning the name of Jesus in prayers offered before their meetings.
Government paws on our every tweet
In April 2010 it was announced that every 140-character snippet you have ever posted on Twitter has been committed to the U.S. Library of Congress. The Library of Congress and our friends at Twitter have agreed to archive every single tweet since its inception on March 21, 2006, when the first tweet was launched. It is now estimated that together we send a billion tweets a week – and all of it is be preserved forever.
Chuck Norris warns: 'Don't eat that $#!+@*&%'
Many news sources have reported over the past couple of months how Monsanto Co., the world's biggest vegetable seed-maker, will begin selling biotech, or genetically engineered, sweet corn this fall for U.S. consumers. There are at least three alarming aspects to this particular veggie-gene mutation and its distribution.
Obama Announces Public New Measures to Bypass Congress and Use Dictator-like Decrees
Violating our Constitution in not new to this charlatan, who through slick con-man talk, convinces people that he is more knowledgeable about government affairs than he really is.
Texas Gun Store Bans Socialists & Obama Supporters in Radio Ad
"If you are a socialist liberal and/or voted for the current campaigner in chief, please do not take this class. You have already proven that you cannot make a knowledgeable and prudent decision under the law."
Court finds couple not guilty of child abuse for naming son Adolf Hitler...
Heath and Deborah Campbell, who named two of their children Adolf Hitler and JoyceLynn Aryan Nation, are claiming that a court vindicated them of all abuse allegations last month. But after 33 months in foster care, the children are still not home.
ACORN Playing Behind Scenes Role in 'Occupy' Movement
Sources said NYCC has hired about 100 former ACORN-affiliated staff members from other cities – paying some of them $100 a day - to attend and support Occupy Wall Street. Dozens of New York homeless people recruited from shelters are also being paid to support the protests, at the rate of $10 an hour, the sources said.
Supercommittee Dems push for stimulus to be part of deficit deal
In a private meeting of the deficit panel Tuesday, Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.), chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, presented a proposal backed by a majority of Democrats on the panel that includes trillions of dollars in tax increases. The revenue would partially cover stimulus spending for the economy, aides said.
Dem whip Hoyer mocks GOP jobs bills as the ‘Forgettable 15’
“Right now, 15 different House-passed jobs bills each reduce the red tape that is hindering small business and each remove obstacles to domestic energy production, are stuck in the Senate awaiting action from the Democrat leadership,” Thompson said. “Mr. Speaker, the President is right — we can’t wait. It’s time for President Obama and Senate Democrats to put aside politics and work with the House on these common-sense ideas. We simply can’t wait.”
Obama skirts pledge against taking money from lobbyists...
What Obama meant was that he had turned away many lobbyists, but that becomes clear only after parsing the phrase. He didn’t say “all” or “every,” so the statement was technically true, if very misleading.
Ex-ENRON trader to host funder with Michelle Obama
An upcoming Houston fundraiser featuring first lady Michelle Obama at the home of a former Enron executive who is part of a movement to convert public pensions to 401(k)-style plans is angering some local Democrats. John Arnold, a Houston billionaire and former Enron trader, is hosting the Michelle Obama event with his wife, Laura Arnold, at their Houston home on Nov. 1.
Flier at Occupy Phoenix asks, “When should you shoot a cop?”
In essence this document states that citizens have the right and moral obligation to resist any action by law enforcement that is viewed as a violation of the citizen’s rights, and often-times resistance involves killing officers.
Teacher‘s Union Offered Grant to Create ’Activists’ Out Of 1st & 2nd Graders
The grant description is no longer available on the NEA Foundation website as Muskego-Norway Superintendent declined to accept the grant given its dubious language and intent. The following is a screenshot of the grant information while it was still available on NEA’s site:
Hillary Clinton:‘No Evidence’ DOJ Sought Required License to Send Guns to Mexico in ‘Fast and Furious’
The federal Arms Export Control Act requires State Department involvement in any decision to send weapons across an international border. Under the act, it is illegal to "conspire to export, import, re-export or cause to be exported ... any defense article ... for which a license or written approval is required ... without first obtaining the required license or written approval from the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls."
JUSTIA.COM SURGICALLY REMOVED “MINOR v HAPPERSETT” FROM 25 SUPREME COURT OPINIONS IN RUN UP TO ’08 ELECTION
Someone was incredibly busy in June 2008 working on an illegal front invisible to the public; searching and altering Supreme Court Cases published at Justia.com which cite the only case in American history - Minor v. Happersett (1875) - to directly construe Article 2 Section 1's natural-born citizen clause in determining a citizenship issue as part of its holding and precedent.
Ron Paul Calls TSA ‘Jack-Booted Thugs’ in Response to Highway Checkpoints
So first we are told by the U.S. Supreme Court that American citizens have no 4th amendment protections at border crossings, even when standing on U.S. soil. Now TSA takes the next logical step and simply detains and searches U.S. citizens at wholly internal checkpoints.
Obama now accused of destroying U.S. economy ... on purpose!
The existence of a powerful "Marxist-socialist" bloc in Congress (explicitly formed as an arm of the Democratic Socialists of America) and how it is behind legislation in areas that affect all Americans, including the complete socialization of health care and comprehensive immigration reform, which, the book exposes, seeks to change the very nature of the American electorate.
Controversial talk canceled as hotel fears head-bashing
For the second time in less than a week, a major U.S. hotel has canceled an agreement to host an event on radical Islam's threat to America's freedoms, due to threatening messages to management.
Appeals court won't stop Hillsborough judge from considering Islamic law
In a case that has attracted national attention, the 2nd District Court of Appeal on Friday denied without comment a petition to prevent Judge Richard Nielsen from invoking Islamic law.
American Crony Capitalism Brings Jobs to Finland
When President Obama signed his nearly trillion dollar stimulus boondoggle into law, he mortgaged our children’s future. And for what? Financing jobs in Finland? Propping up near bankrupt companies with connections to congressmen? For this we are burying ourselves in a mountain of debt? This crony capitalism has to end. We don’t want it. We can’t afford it. And we must not tolerate it anymore. Wake up, America, before it’s too late.
Jan Brewer’s Immigration Lawsuit Against Obama Administration Thrown Out
Bolton said Brewer’s claim that Washington has failed to protect Arizona from an “invasion” of illegal immigrants was a political question that isn’t appropriate for the court to decide.
Senate Dems to Force Another Vote On Jobs Plan
Senate Democrats will continue their push to pass pieces of President Obama’s jobs bill by forcing another test vote, in just over a week, on legislation to fund key infrastructure projects, and to seed an infrastructure bank, Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced Friday.
Silicon Valley makes a big investment in Obama's reelection
Computer and Internet companies have donated more than $1.2 million to Obama's 2012 campaign so far, among the highest totals for any industry, according to an analysis of campaign finance data compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics. Microsoft employees are Obama's single biggest industry contributor, followed by employees of Comcast. Google comes in at No. 4.
California First State to Adopt ‘Cap and Trade’
California air quality regulators have established the nation’s first market-driven initiative to curb global warming that will affect Californians every time they pump gas, watch TV or take a shower. The “cap and trade” regulation finalized by the California Air Resources Board Thursday will set strict limits on industries that produce greenhouse gases linked to global warming, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune.
US Loan Goes To Company Building Cars in Finland
ABC News reported Thursday that Fisker Automotive had decided to outsource the job of assembling its new electric Karma sports car in the Nordic nation. Its reason for choosing Finland, the company's CEO said, was that the U.S. lacked facilities capable of doing the work.
Did You Know Feds Will Temporarily Cut Off All TV and Radio Broadcasts on Nov. 9?
If you have ever wondered about the government’s ability to control the civilian airwaves, you will have your answer on November 9th. On that day, federal authorities are going to shut off all television and radio communications simultaneously at 2:00PM EST to complete the first ever test of the national Emergency Alert System (EAS). This isn’t a wild conspiracy theory. The upcoming test is posted on the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau website.
Iraqi prime minister says failed talks over soldiers’ immunity led to U.S. withdrawal
“When the Americans asked for immunity, the Iraqi side answered that it was not possible,” al-Maliki told reporters in Baghdad, according to the Associated Press. “The discussions over the number of trainers and the place of training stopped. Now that the issue of immunity was decided and that no immunity to be given, the withdrawal has started.”
TSA begins random road inspections in Tennessee...
You're probably used to seeing TSA's signature blue uniforms at the airport, but now agents are hitting the interstates to fight terrorism with Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response (VIPR). Armes said intelligence indicates law enforcement should focus on the highways as well as the airports.
Napolitano: DHS Authorizing Illegal Aliens to Work in U.S.
Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), the ranking member of the Judiciary Committee, asked Napolitano: “According to the information from your department, some individuals who are given relief will obtain work authorizations. So people with no right to be in the country will be allowed to work here. Is that correct?”
FBI investigating assassination threat against Rep. Schilling
The email threat against Schilling states, "I will pay $75,000 for ASSASSINATING Illinois Congresswoman (sic) Bobby Schilling and any US Congressman, US Senator and FBI, CIA and NSA DIRECTORS and their FAMILY MEMBERS regardless of their age,” according to local news reports.
Obama’s Science Fiction Czar Accused of 'Misconduct'
The letter sent Wednesday to John Holdren, director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, cited four specific controversies in recent years where scientific findings were questioned. Sens. David Vitter, R-La., and James Inhofe, R-Okla., and Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., rattled off a slew of questions on what they called "the apparent collapse in the quality of scientific work being conducted at our federal agencies."
Reid signals government jobs must take priority over private-sector jobs
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Wednesday indicated Congress needs to worry about government jobs more than private-sector jobs, and that this is why Senate Democrats are pushing a bill aimed at shoring up teachers and first-responders.
La. law bans cash transactions for secondhand goods...
House bill 195 basically says those who buy and sell second hand goods cannot use cash to make those transactions, and it flew so far under the radar most businesses don't even know about it. "We're gonna lose a lot of business," says Danny Guidry, who owns the Pioneer Trading Post in Lafayette. He deals in buying and selling unique second hand items. "We don't want this cash transaction to be taken away from us. It's an everyday transaction," Guidry explains. Guidry says, "I think everyone in this business once they find out about it. They're will definitely be a lot of uproar."
Another Inside Man for Solyndra at the White House
The latest figure to emerge in Soylndra green-jobs scandal is David Prend, a co-founder of the Boston-based venture capital firm Rockport Capital, who used his role as a green energy adviser to the Obama administration to push for a half-billion-dollar subsidized loan for Solyndra even though his company was a major investor in the solar-panel manufacturer.
Obama pulls plug on part of health overhaul law
"The administration is finally admitting (the long-term care plan) is unsustainable and cannot be implemented." "This is a victory for the American taxpayer and future generations," said Sen. John Thune, R-S.D.,
Pelosi Left Out of Leaders Meeting on Super Committee
A House Democratic leadership aide said Pelosi’s office had no advance knowledge of the super committee leadership meeting, and it was not clear why she was not included
On Solyndra: President's Blackberry Off Limits
Congress isn't getting a glimpse of what's on Obama's Blackberry - or any more internal White House communications related to the bankrupt solar company Solyndra, which received a $535 million loan guarantee from the federal government.
DOJ: Feds Can Tell Church Who Its Ministers Will Be
In yet another stunning attack on freedom of religion, President Barack Obama's Justice Department asked the Supreme Court last week to give the federal government the power to tell a church who its ministers will be.
Cain Leads Nationally
Strong Tea Party support has Cain in the driver's seat nationally, just as he has been on our last four individual state polls. With non-Tea Party Republicans Romney actually leads Cain 29-27. But with the Tea Party crowd Cain is getting 39% with Gingrich at 16%, Perry at 14%, and Romney in 4th place at 13%. Romney doesn't need to win the Tea Partiers to be the Republican nominee. But he does need to finish better than 4th with them.
Rep. Gosar: Holder's Alibi Shows He's Lying or Useless
Attorney General Eric Holder should lose his job because his own statements on the Fast and Furious scandal show that he is either a liar or a failure, Rep. Paul Gosar tells Newsmax in an exclusive interview. “He needs to resign,” the Arizona Republican said. “I don’t see there is a way here that facilitates good, conscientious oversight at the Department of Justice. “If he had no oversight and he knew nothing about this, he was incompetent. If he knew about this, then he was lying — and that’s perjury.”
Is the Muslim Brotherhood Infiltrating the American Government?
“What we’re seeing not just inside the White House, but inside the government entities, the national security entities, the State Department — is a strong push by the Muslim Brotherhood to get their people not just into operational positions, but policy positions — deeper, long term, bureaucratic positions.”
Want to See a Conservative, Former SNL Cast Member Grill Occupy Protesters?
In it, she interviews Occupy protesters while also trying to teach them (pseudo-Socratically) about Marxism, communism, and socialism. She even hands out a Jesus tract to her cab driver. She’s fearless, and isn’t afraid to ask plenty of questions. It’s quite the video — one that is best watched, not explained. Still, she’s not getting the best reviews.
Issa Issues Subpoena to Holder in Fast and Furious Investigation
"Top Justice Department officials, including Attorney General Holder, know more about Operation Fast and Furious than they have publicly acknowledged," the California Republican said in a statement. "The documents this subpoena demands will provide answers to questions that Justice officials have tried to avoid since this investigation began eight months ago. It's time we know the whole truth."
Harrisburg, Pa., Votes to File for Bankruptcy
Pennsylvania's capital city voted to file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday as it faced a state takeover, according to media reports. The City Council voted 4-3 to seek bankruptcy protection for Harrisburg, which has a debt burden five times its general-fund budget "because of an overhaul and expansion of a trash-to-energy incinerator that doesn’t generate enough revenue,"
Daley to leave White House after election
White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley said Tuesday he will leave his job after the 2012 election. "I made a commitment with the president through his re-election, which I am confident he will do," Mr. Daley told NBC affiliate WMAQ-TV in Chicago. "Then my wife and I will be back in Chicago."
Olive Garden: American flag display would disrupt dining experience
Officials with the parent company of Olive Garden restaurants say they're sorry if a decision regarding an Alabama Kiwanis club's desire to display the American flag caused any concern.
VT SEN MOVES TO MAKE FAKE SYRUP FEDERAL CRIME...
U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy says he's planning to introduce legislation to make it a federal crime for people to mislabel products as containing maple syrup. And for this they get paid $174,000 yr.
Occupy L.A. Speaker: Violence will be Necessary to Achieve Our Goals
Citizen journalist Ringo captured this speaker at the Occupy Los Angeles camp a few days ago letting the cat out of the bag: After dismissing nonviolence as a dead end, he admits that for the Occupiers to achieve their goals, violence and bloodshed will be necessary:
DC protest draws 53...
But how to do this with only a few dozen demonstrators? Well, Swanson said, they could push all the buttons on the elevators — the way naughty children sometimes do in apartment buildings. “There are people who are wanting to go into the elevators and fill them and not get out and push all the buttons,” he said. “If you like that, do it.” ROFLMAO!
Chinese Fury as US Senate Passes Currency Bill
The US Senate has passed a bill to punish China for alleged currency manipulation, a move Beijing slammed as a "time-bomb" that could start a trade war between the world's top two economies.
Aimless Obama Walks Alone
Obama has become a lone wolf, a stranger to his own government. He talks mostly, and sometimes only, to friend and adviser Valerie Jarrett and to David Axelrod, his political strategist. Everybody else, including members of his Cabinet, have little face time with him except for brief meetings that serve as photo ops. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner both have complained, according to people who have talked to them, that they are shut out of important decisions.
Political party paying Occupy Wall Street protesters?
“Direct action” usually means protesting. In other words, WFP wants Astroturfers, presumably to join other Astroturfers who tire of their career at Wall Street in the coming days. I wonder how many of those currently at the #OWS protests are already drawing a salary from WFP? By the way, for a political party that professes to be on the side of working families to oppose the greed on Wall Street, they sure don’t pay much for their ground troops:
Obama Jobs Council Stacked With Democratic Donors
The group of private-sector business leaders advising President Obama on how to create jobs and grow the economy is full of deep-pocket Democratic donors and high-profile financiers of Obama’s re-election campaign, a review of Federal Election Commission data shows.
The Chart That Shows Just How Wrong Obama’s Stimulus Projections Were
Obama over-promised and under-delivered on the single most important challenge of his Presidency (so far).” Despite their gross miscalculation, there are still members of the team that crafted the 2009 report that defend the administration’s decision to pump stimulus money into the economy.
Michelle Obama’s warning to gun owners
“We stand at a fundamental crossroads for our country. You’re here because you know that in just 13 months, we’re going to make a choice that will impact our lives for decades to come … let’s not forget what it meant when my husband appointed those two brilliant Supreme Court justices … let’s not forget the impact that their decisions will have on our lives for decades to come.”
Fast and Furious weapons were found in Mexico cartel enforcer's home
High-powered assault weapons illegally purchased under the ATF's Fast and Furious program in Phoenix ended up in a home belonging to the purported top Sinaloa cartel enforcer in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, whose organization was terrorizing that city with the worst violence in the Mexican drug wars.
House Committee to Subpoena Holder in 'Fast and Furious' Probe
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is planning to subpoena Attorney General Eric Holder this week to determine who in the Justice Department knew about "Operation Fast and Furious" -- the plan to let thousands of guns sold in the U.S. get into Mexican drug cartel hands -- and when they knew it. The subpoena targeting Holder aims to get at the heart of the authorization for the program, and when the people in charge decided the program was a problem.
Herman Cain steps up attacks on Occupy Wall Street protests
Republican presidential contender Herman Cain amplified his criticism Sunday of the growing Occupy Wall Street movement, calling the protesters “jealous’ Americans who "play the victim card” and want to “take somebody else’s” Cadillac.
Cain: Move ‘Occupy Wall Street’ to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
“When a reporter asked me the other day, well, what do you think about those demonstrations up on Wall Street, I said, first of all, Wall Street didn’t write these failed economic policies -- the White House did,” said Cain. He then added, “Why don’t you move the demonstrations to the White House?”
White House adviser on Solyndra: '*#~@ show'
When Solyndra hit the fan in August, White House energy adviser Heather Zichal may have summed it up best. "*#~@ show," Zichal wrote in an email Aug. 25. Zichal’s email is one of dozens showing Obama administration officials were planning how to handle a Solyndra bankruptcy days before the solar company went under.
Treasury Official Thought Solyndra Loan May Have Been Illegal
The restructuring put private investors, who were providing another $75 million to the struggling company, first in line for repayment if the company went under. In addition, House Republicans probing Solyndra – which collapsed several weeks ago – say DOE may have violated requirements to consult with Treasury on the revision of the loan agreement.
Senate GOP to retaliate after Reid maneuver by withholding consent
Senate Republicans vow they will retaliate for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-Nev.) decision to unilaterally change the Senate’s rules Thursday without prior warning or negotiation. Republican aides say their bosses will now be even more reluctant to allow the Senate to conduct routine business by unanimous consent, forcing Reid to gather 60 votes for even the most mundane matters.
EPA regs will shut down 28 GW of energy production
EPA modeling and power-plant operator announcements show that EPA regulations will close at least 28 gigawatts (GW) of American generating capacity, the equivalent of closing every power plant in the state of North Carolina or Indiana. Also, 28 GW is 8.9 percent of our total coal generating capacity.
Our drone fleet has been hacked
A computer virus has infected the cockpits of America’s Predator and Reaper drones, logging pilots’ every keystroke as they remotely fly missions over Afghanistan and other warzones.
Gov. Jerry Brown Signs California Dream Act Into Law for Illegal Immigrants
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the state’s Dream Act into law Saturday, clearing the way for illegal immigrants to receive state financial aid to attend California universities and community colleges. The law gives illegal immigrants in California more education benefits than in any other state.
Poll: Cain Up 20% Over Romney, Beating Obama
Cain’s share of the GOP primary has jumped 10 percentage points since Sept. 26 and is now at 38%. Mitt Romney is second with 18%, followed by both Rick Perry and Ron Paul, at 12% each. The Oct. 3-5 IBOPE Zogby interactive poll also matches Cain, Romney and Perry against Obama. Cain led Obama, 46%-44%, while Obama is one-point ahead of Romney, 41%-40%, and leads Perry, 45%-40%.
Justice Dept. Asks Appeals Court to Block Alabama Immigration Law
The federal government filed the challenge to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta. It claimed Alabama’s new law “is highly likely to expose persons lawfully in the United States, including school children, to new difficulties in routine dealings.”
House Republicans Request Special Counsel to Probe Holder on 'Fast and Furious'
However, a newly discovered memo dated July 2010 shows Michael Walther, director of the National Drug Intelligence Center, told Holder that straw buyers in the Fast and Furious operation "are responsible for the purchase of 1,500 firearms that were then supplied to the Mexican drug trafficking cartels." Other documents also indicate that Holder began receiving weekly briefings on the program from the National Drug Intelligence Center "beginning, at the latest, on July 5, 2010," Smith wrote.
CBS News Reporter Says White House Screamed, Swore at Her Over Fast and Furious
Well the DOJ woman was just yelling at me. The guy from the White House on Friday night literally screamed at me and cussed at me. [Laura: Who was the person? Who was the person at Justice screaming?] Eric Schultz. Oh, the person screaming was [DOJ spokeswoman] Tracy Schmaler, she was yelling not screaming. And the person who screamed at me was Eric Schultz at the White House." Finally, Attkisson notes that the White House is claiming that a thorough investigation of the scandal is unwarranted:
DEMOCRATS BLOCK OBAMA'S JOBS BILL...
Senate Republicans tried to make Democrats hold a quick vote on President Obama's jobs-stimulus bill Tuesday, but were blocked by Senate Majority Harry Reid, the Nevada Democrat who is sponsoring Mr. Obama's bill but who said other matters take priority.
‘Green jobs’ farm in Colorado sheds jobs after receiving $200M in stimulus funds
Obama’s “green jobs” initiatives suffered another major blow late Monday, as the nonprofit National Renewable Energy Lab in Golden, Colorado, announced a plan to lay off roughly 10 percent of its staff through a voluntary buy-out plan.
Sarah Palin-affiliated law firm made early-state deadline inquiries
The current thinking in GOP election law circles is that the first hard cut-off for entering the race is Oct. 28, when presidential candidates who hope to appear on the ballot in the New Hampshire primary would be required to submit a filing fee from a federally registered presidential campaign committee.
Nearly $500K to send Michelle, family to Africa
Judicial Watch said the U.S. Air Force provided a C-32 - a Boeing 757 modified by the military for the purpose of flying big-wigs around the world - to fly the First Lady and her entourage to and from Africa, at a cost of $4245,142. Another $928.44 was listed as the cost of providing 192 meals for the 21 people who made the trip. The Obama daughters were listed on the manifest as "senior staff."
House GOP freshmen have no safe seats
The 87 House freshmen who helped the GOP seize the majority by capitalizing on a deep reservoir of anti-establishment resentment are discovering that anger hasn’t gone away — and it could even threaten their fledgling careers. Some tea party darlings from 2010 are fearful of tea party challengers in 2012, facing charges they’ve turned their backs on the movement’s small-government beliefs.
Did Obama make a campaign appearance with Malik Shabazz?
New photographs obtained exclusively by BigGovernment.com reveal that Barack Obama appeared and marched with members of the New Black Panther Party as he campaigned for president in Selma, Alabama in March 2007. The photographs, captured from a Flickr photo-sharing account before it was scrubbed, are the latest evidence of the mainstream media’s failure to examine Obama’s extremist ties and radical roots.
House passes spending stopgap, sends to Obama
The House on Tuesday afternoon easily approved a stopgap bill funding the federal government through November 18, and sent it to President Obama for his signature. The continuing resolution was approved in a 352-66 bipartisan vote in which 170 Democrats voted "yes," a far cry from the six Democrats who supported an earlier version of the bill last month.
House GOP freshmen slam Reid, Senate for inaction on budget
House GOP freshmen castigated Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) Tuesday for refusing to act on House-passed bills. Illinois Rep. Randy Hultgren (R) said that senators shouldn’t get paid since they haven’t approved a budget. “If the Senate continues to refuse to do their job — the primary responsibility to pass a budget — they should lose their job or stop getting paid,” Hultgren said.
Man ordered to surrender guns – just for blogging!
An Arizona man has filed a federal lawsuit against some of the state's top judges, claiming they're taking away his freedom of speech and right to own firearms, all because someone didn't like what he wrote on his blog. The scenario started when Palmer, a 55-year-old Christian missionary from Phoenix, was online discussing "spiritual death" often referred to in the Bible.
No More Pentagon Dinners: Al Qaeda Leader Killed… Again
According to a “senior US administration official”, Al Qaeda Boogie Man Anwar al-Awlaki has been reported killed in an air strike in Yemen, which is the exact same way he died in 2009.
Bachmann: ‘China has blinded United States satellites’
“I’m not sharing something I shouldn’t,” said Bachmann, “but China has blinded United States’ satellites with their lasers. They’ve also supplied arms to the Taliban, and they’ve helped North Korea deliver missiles to Iran and Pakistan … And they’ve assisted Iran with their nuclear program.”
First OFFICIAL Release from OCCUPY WALL STREET
This was unanimously voted on by all members of Occupy Wall Street last night, around 8pm, Sept 29. It is our first official document for release. We have three more underway, that will likely be released in the upcoming days: 1) A declaration of demands. 2) Principles of Solidarity 3) Documentation on how to form your own Direct Democracy Occupation Group.
Democrats push tax hikes first in deficit talks
Democrats want tax hikes to be the first item negotiated in "super committee" deficit-reduction talks, trying to force Republicans to confront an issue at the heart of this year's budget fights.
Chris Christie's accomplishments?
His budget included new taxes, new fees, federal stimulus funds and none of the across-the-board tax cuts he promised. His budget is actually 6 percent bigger than his predecessor's, and the budget for the governor's office increased tenfold. Despite his popular anti-union rhetoric, he has yet to eliminate even one state employee. New Jersey conservatives say his Cabinet is filled with the kind of progressives that would be equally comfortable in a Barack Obama Cabinet. He has refused to join other states in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Obamacare, but he accepts federal funds for the implementation of a program in New Jersey that will likely someday be called "Christie-care." He supports amnesty for illegal aliens, supports the construction of the Ground Zero mosque and favors strict gun control.