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Jan 21st, 2014 by Walter
US Government is Closed!
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...
Jan 11th, 2014 by Locutus
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...
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...
Jan 3rd, 2014 by cj44
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...
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. ....
Jan 3rd, 2014 by Walter
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,"...
Jan 2nd, 2014 by gopher
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
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...
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...
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...
Dec 27th, 2013 by pgs
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...
Dec 23rd, 2013 by tay
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...
Dec 22nd, 2013 by MHz
"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...
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...
Dec 14th, 2013 by tay
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....
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 ...
Dec 5th, 2013 by Spade
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...
Nov 29th, 2013 by JLM
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...
Nov 28th, 2013 by petros
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...
Nov 28th, 2013 by tay
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...
Nov 24th, 2013 by gopher
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 ...
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....
Nov 24th, 2013 by Spade
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...
Nov 22nd, 2013 by Colpy
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.
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...
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. ...
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.