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Jan 21st, 2014 by Walter last post
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US Government is Closed! POPULAR!
Washington (CNN) -- The U.S. government shut down at 12:01 a.m. ET Tuesday after lawmakers in the House and the Senate could not agree on a spending bill to fund the government. The two sides bickered and blamed each other for more than a week over... (by PoliticalNick)
Jan 11th, 2014 by Locutus last post
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State Department names groups behind Benghazi strike
via sda While the poor hapless fool that made the video still languishes in jail, they now admit that maybe....just maybe, it was actually terrorists that targeted Benghazi. Wow, talk about being on top of this story. The State Department on... (by Locutus)
Jan 10th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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Steven Seagal considering governor run
Steven Seagal considering governor run WENN.com First posted: Tuesday, January 07, 2014 10:39 AM EST ... (by spaminator)
Jan 9th, 2014 by BaalsTears last post
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Tiger mom up-roars U.S. critics
Tiger Moms claim that cultures blessed with triple package get ahead in America sparks uproar Amy Chua, the self-professed Tiger Mom who courted controversy with her bestselling book touting the superiority of Chinese mothers, is stirring a much... (by mentalfloss)
Jan 6th, 2014 by tay last post
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North Carolina Trekkie councilman says 'I quit' in Klingon
North Carolina Trekkie councilman says 'I quit' in Klingon John Peragine, Reuters First posted: Friday, January 03, 2014 05:35 PM EST ... (by spaminator)
Jan 3rd, 2014 by taxslave last post
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North Dakota train crash to heighten oil-by-rail and Keystone debate
North Dakota train crash to heighten oil-by-rail debate as U.S. reviews Keystone pipeline The train derailment and fire in North Dakota that forced the evacuation of a... (by mentalfloss)
Jan 3rd, 2014 by cj44 last post
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Oil price plunges 3% to $95 US a barrel
Oil price plunges 3% to $95 US a barrel The price of oil dropped three per cent Thursday on expectations of higher global supplies and the impact of a strengthening US dollar. U.S. benchmark oil for February delivery fell $2.98 to close at $95.44 US... (by mentalfloss)
Jan 3rd, 2014 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Lech Walesa: Obama Has Failed
'America no Longer Leads the World' The Nobel Peace Prize-winning former president of Poland, Lech Walesa, says President Obama has failed to reclaim Americas role as a world leader. When he was elected there was great hope, Walesa said. .... (by Locutus)
Jan 3rd, 2014 by Walter last post
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Musician's bamboo flutes destroyed at U.S. customs
Musician's bamboo flutes destroyed at U.S. customs A Canadian flutist has been left baffled and distraught after U.S. customs agents decided to destroy his traditional, handcrafted Middle Eastern bamboo flutes. "I am still waiting for that answer,"... (by mentalfloss)
Jan 3rd, 2014 by spaminator last post
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Obamas' Christmas gift for godmother delivered to wrong family
Obamas' Christmas gift for godmother delivered to wrong family Reuters First posted: Thursday, January 02, 2014 05:29 PM EST ... (by spaminator)
Jan 3rd, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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California grants law license to illegal immigrant
Calif. high court grants undocumented immigrant admission to state bar - U.S. News (by Locutus)
Jan 2nd, 2014 by gopher last post
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Wall St. ends best year since 1990s
Wall St. ends best year since 1990s - Thank you Mr Obama Wall St. ends best year since 1990s with moderate gains | Reuters (by gopher)
Jan 2nd, 2014 by taxslave last post
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New Report Sheds Light On Taxpayer CEO Pay Subsidy Loophole
It always pays to have friends in Washington........... Taxpayers have been subsidizing CEO pay for fast food companies and other firms due to a loophole that allows unlimited corporate tax write-offs on performance-based compensation for... (by tay)
Jan 1st, 2014 by spaminator last post
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MSNBC host apologizes for jokes about Romney's grandson
MSNBC host apologizes for jokes about Romney's grandson REUTERS First posted: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 04:17 PM EST ... (by spaminator)
Dec 31st, 2013 by Christianna last post
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Talk about letting the Fox Guard the Hen House
State Sen. Wendy Davis, on Monday called on Gov. Rick Perry to remove William J. White as chairman of the Texas Finance Commission. BUT WHY REMOVE HIM YOU MAY WONDER (by tay)
Dec 31st, 2013 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Canadians rejoice!
CAITLIN MACNEAL DECEMBER 29, 2013, 2:11 PM ESTSen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) has hired lawyers to help him renounce his Canadian citizenship, theDallas Morning News reported Saturday. I have retained counsel that is preparing the paperwork to renounce the... (by Christianna)
Dec 30th, 2013 by EagleSmack last post
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Suicides Surpasses fatalities from Car Accidents in America
Suicide rates among middle-aged Americans have risen sharply in the past decade, prompting concern that a generation of baby boomers who have faced years of economic worry. More people now die of suicide than in car accidents, according to the... (by tay)
Dec 27th, 2013 by pgs last post
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The impact of Limbaugh and boycotts
Clear Channel Media Holdings, a company privatized by Bain Capital LLC and Thomas H. Lee Partners LP in 2008, and the parent media group to which Rush Limbaugh is a part of, has reported a first quarter $60 million loss over last years reported first... (by Tonington)
Dec 23rd, 2013 by tay last post
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How U.S. spying cost Boeing multibillion-dollar jet contract
Dilma Rousseff was thoroughly charmed. Brazil had been struggling for years to decide which company to choose for a $4 billion-plus fighter jet contract, one of the world's most sought-after defense deals and one that would help define the country's... (by tay)
Dec 22nd, 2013 by MHz last post
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"When he moved in, we thought, Wow, a Congressman, What Could go Wrong".
When Congressman Dana Tyrone Rohrabacher moved into a four-bedroom, four-bathroom, million-dollar Costa Mesa rental home on April Fool's Day 2010, the immaculate, 6,300-square-foot property could have been featured in a glossy real-estate magazine. Built... (by tay)
Dec 19th, 2013 by taxslave last post
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Private Company Taking Drivers DNA Swabs at Spot Check
A private firm with a federal contract - and backed up by city police - forced motorists off Laurel Street and into a private parking lot Friday to question them about their driving habits and ask for a swab of their mouth. "I feel this incident is a... (by tay)
Dec 19th, 2013 by Locutus last post
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Judge: Obama Administration Position on Transparency “Cavalier” and “Troubling”
DC District Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle yesterday ordered the Obama Administration to release a copy of an unclassified presidential directive, and she said the attempt to withhold it represented an improper exercise of secret law. The Obama White... (by Locutus)
Dec 17th, 2013 by eh1eh last post
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Goodbye, First Amendment: ‘Trespass Bill’ will make protest illegal
Goodbye, First Amendment: Trespass Bill will make protest illegal Just when you thought the government couldnt ruin the First Amendment any... (by B00Mer)
Dec 14th, 2013 by tay last post
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White House Finally Notices We Have Hostages in Iran
via JWF You would think with all of John Kerrys secret negotiations with Iran and Obama declaring peace in out time that these geniuses would have noticed theres been an American held hostage in Iran since 2007. Apparently it slipped their mind.... (by Locutus)
Dec 14th, 2013 by spaminator last post
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Hawaii official who released Obama birth certificate dies in plane crash
Hawaii official who released Obama birth certificate dies in plane crash Christopher DAngelo, Reuters First posted: Thursday, December 12, 2013 06:26 PM EST ... (by spaminator)
Dec 10th, 2013 by EagleSmack last post
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Obamacare, A Racist Code Word!
MSNBC host: Obamacare a wealthy white men racist word MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry went off on a tangent in a recent broadcast, ranting about the racist overtones of a word thats been used for years by both sides of the political aisle ... (by DaSleeper)
Dec 8th, 2013 by Walter last post
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Tea Party Protests: 'Ni**er,' 'Fa**ot' Shouted At Members Of Congress POPULAR!
Tea Party Protests: 'Ni**er,' 'Fa**ot' Shouted At Members Of Congress | CommonDreams.org (by catman)
Dec 8th, 2013 by Christianna last post
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Canadian border ‘most likely entry point’ for terrorists, U.S. Congress hears
via Blazing Cat Fur OTTAWA Canada represents the greatest threat from terrorists trying to enter the United States, a top U.S. border agent told congressional lawmakers this week. As far as I am aware, all recent threat assessments have pointed... (by Locutus)
Dec 6th, 2013 by darkbeaver last post
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Detroit Files for Bankruptcy POPULAR!
Detroit files for bankruptcy protection (by karrie)
Dec 5th, 2013 by Spade last post
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Christmas 1, Holiday Tree 0
Love him or hate him, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is a man who sticks by his convictions. He started by making Wisconsin more business-friendly, then took on the public sector unions. And now, the state lawmaker that has solidified a national name for... (by Locutus)
Dec 1st, 2013 by B00Mer last post
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Former Sen Lieberman , who promised he’d never become a lobbyist, becomes a lobbyist
Joe Lieberman, who once promised he’d never become a lobbyist, becomes a lobbyist - Salon.com (by tay)
Nov 30th, 2013 by MHz last post
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Oil sands crude not as ‘dirty’ as many think, journal Nature says, urging Keystone ok
Oil sands crude not as Journal urges Keystone XL approval The scientific journal Nature is urging President Barack Obama to face down critics and approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, though it does cite pollution issues in Canada. In... (by Goober)
Nov 29th, 2013 by JLM last post
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We’re not broke — we’ve been robbed
With the Friday the 13th December deadline for a federal budget deal, the cries of were broke, and we cant afford to keep spending, are ringing again. But were not broke and acting like we are is making us poorer. One of the biggest common... (by Locutus)
Nov 28th, 2013 by petros last post
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Jesus, Inc.
Corporations arent people By Harold Meyerson, Published: November 26 If you thought this corporations are people business was getting out of hand, brace yourself. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court accepted two cases that will determine whether a... (by Tecumsehsbones)
Nov 28th, 2013 by taxslave last post
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New York Sending Out Gun Confiscation Notices
And So It Begins: New Yorks SAFE Act is a bad, bad thing. It requires people to register, sell or transfer (out of state) assault... (by Locutus)
Nov 28th, 2013 by tay last post
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What If Islamists Took Control of the White House?
Via BCF Dear me, I worry so much about the future of our freedoms in the West, as so many begin to submit to the values and demands of radical Islam, or what is called Islamism. The other day, I began to worry what would happen if the... (by Locutus)
Nov 24th, 2013 by gopher last post
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McDonald's advises own employee to apply for food stamps
McDonalds is using government subsidies like food stamps and Medicaid to maximize its bottom line. -- The burgeoning battle between fast-food workers and their employers over low wages and benefits was ratcheted up a notch this week with the ... (by Omicron)
Nov 24th, 2013 by Retired_Can_Soldier last post
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JFK and RFK were opportunistic scumbags.
By today's standards they would not have been placed on such a pedestal. They were both womanizers, they stabbed people in the back, including almost getting Frank Sinatra killed after he went to the the Union (cough cough) bosses and got their support.... (by Retired_Can_Soldier)
Nov 24th, 2013 by Spade last post
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15, 000 foreign troops to stay, says Afghan president
(AGI) Kabul, Nov 21 - Afghan President Hamid Karzai said up to 15,000 foreign soldiers could be authorised to stay in Afghanistan after the end of 2014, when the NATO contingent completes its withdrawal, if a draft bilateral agreement with U.S. is... (by BaalsTears)
Nov 22nd, 2013 by Colpy last post
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Obama's Legacy
Now that we're well over half of the way through the Bamster's Presidency, let's list what he will be remembered for. I'll Start. 1) Poor employment numbers. 2) First "black" president. (by Walter)
Nov 22nd, 2013 by Zipperfish last post
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George W. Bush on Leno
This deserves its own thread.... President George W. Bush, Part 1 - The Tonight Show with Jay Leno - YouTube President George W. Bush, Part 2 - The Tonight Show with Jay Leno - YouTube President George W. Bush, Part 3 - The Tonight Show with Jay... (by Colpy)
Nov 22nd, 2013 by EagleSmack last post
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Martin Bashir Apologizes for Shocking Attack on Sarah Palin
Martin Bashir Apologizes for Shocking Attack on Sarah Palin Airdate: 11/21/2013 MSNBC's Martin Bashir publicly apologized for a... (by spaminator)
Nov 21st, 2013 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Tea party values threaten 185-year legacy of serving the poor in Frederick
The Tea Party believes in American values like tradition, property rights, and keeping your word. Or so they say. In 1828, when Frederick County purchased 94 acres from farmers Elias and Catherine Brunner to build an almshouse, the deed stipulated... (by Tecumsehsbones)
Nov 21st, 2013 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Rep. Trey Radel busted in cocaine sting
WASHINGTON Rep. Trey Radel, R-Fla., was caught buying drugs as part of a federal investigation into a Washington, D.C., drug ring last month and is being charged with cocaine possession, according to a senior Drug Enforcement Administration official. ... (by Tecumsehsbones)
Nov 19th, 2013 by taxslave last post
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OK Canadians
What do you think about Canada's gift to American politics? Just think about it - The first Canadian in the White House. Pretty cool, I say. (by Toro)