10/30/2010

Civilian "Security Force" with Mandatory Induction Proposed!!

Rangel plan gives prez 'civilian security force'

Proposal provides mandatory induction for 'national defense,' 'homeland security'
Posted: October 28, 2010 8:35 pm Eastern
By Bob Unruh
© 2010 WorldNetDaily

When Barack Obama was campaigning for president in 2008, he visited Colorado Springs and said he wanted to create a "Civilian National Security Force" as big and well-funded as the $650 billion-plus U.S. military, a mysterious campaign promise ignored by virtually the entire media except WND. Now Charlie Rangel is proposing that he have it.


Rangel, facing ethics charges in Congress, has proposed the Universal National Service Act that would require "all persons" from ages 18-42 "to perform national service, either as a member of the uniformed services or in civilian service in furtherance of the national defense and homeland security."


The plan also authorizes "the induction of persons in the uniformed services during wartime to meet end-strength requirements of the uniformed services, and for other purposes."

A WND reader who read the plans online was outraged.

"May Obama be d-----," he wrote. "It reinstitutes the draft, and is for both males and females … There is no 'opt-out' – if you are not 'fit' for actual military service, or are a 'conscientious objector,' then you are shunted into 'civilian service' which is pretty much anything the 'president' says it is."

Read More At:  http://www.wnd.com/?pageId=220869


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10/29/2010

Karl Rove's Foot in Mouth Disease

Karl Rove Assistant to the President, Deputy C...Image via Wikipedia
Karl Rove, called the brains of two George W. Bush Presidential election victories, is quickly relegating himself to insignificance in a conservative Republican majority.  He has failed to recognize the paradigm shift in voters toward the party labels.  It is not about Republican vs. Democrat.  It is Constitutional conservatism vs. statism.  We don't care how many Republicans are in Congress, especially when over a dozen of them are big government statists.  We want small government, conservatives who are grounded in Constitutional principles.  Unless, or until he comes to that realization, he will be irrelevant in a "new" Republican Party.

Rove’s Palin criticism provokes backlash from supporters who label him Biden of the right
By Jon Ward - The Daily Caller


Sarah Palin and her allies have not taken kindly to comments by Karl Rove this week that the former Alaska governor is not ready to be president, firing back at the former Bush White House political adviser in a fight that illustrates the simmering tensions within the Republican Party.

Palin herself made a crack about Rove Thursday but refrained from making pointed comments. But nationally syndicated conservative radio talk show host Mark Levin went after Rove with passion.

“I have to say, nice guy aside, this guy needs to get off the stage. He is yesterday’s operative,” Levin said. “There is a movement going on in this country, a movement that is trying to do serious things and substantive things, and this guy’s just running around, gassing off at the mouth, attacking some of the most conservative candidates in the field.”

“You know, Karl Rove is sort of becoming our Joe Biden, how many times he puts his foot in his mouth,” said Levin, an attorney who was chief of staff to the attorney general in the Reagan administration. “I think he’s got a Joe Biden problem.”

“There is a conservative uprising taking place, a conservative rebellion against Washington, against big government . And I don’t happen to think Rove and those guys are exactly the best face to put on it, because they had nothing to do with it. And in part – you want to know the truth? – in part it’s a reaction to them,” Levin said (see below for a transcript of Levin’s remarks).

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2010/10/29/roves-palin-criticism-provokes-backlash-from-supporters-who-label-him-biden-of-the-right/#ixzz13mh2NJJQ

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Saudi Prince Agrees with opponents of Ground Zero Mosque

Powerful Saudi Prince Says Mosque Should be Moved From Ground Zero- “Out of Respect”
by Paul Cooper
hat tip to NewsReal Blog

Prince Awaleed bin Talal
In the ever changing world of popular news stories everyone appears to have forgotten about the Ground Zero Mosque. The story captured America’s attention for about two months, and then the public suddenly and simultaneously forgot about it. The anger subsided even though Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf still plans on building the Park 51/Cordoba House Mosque near the collapse of the World Trade Center on 9-11.


The final chapter of coverage appeared to be that the Right is just going to have to hate it while Muslims and the Left love the Mosque location– and have won the battle. But wait, a surprise verbal grenade just may have ruined the cease fire – and you will be shocked by who threw it.

In an interview published Thursday, Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the richest men in the world, told a United Arab Emirates magazine that he believes the Park 51 Mosque should be move further away from Ground Zero. Prince Alwaleed said the mosque would only “agitate the wound” caused by the 9-11 terrorists.

I am against putting the mosque there out of respect for those people who have been wounded over there…The wound is still there. Just because the wound is healing you can’t say, ‘Let’s just go back to where we were pre-9/11. – Prince Alwaleed
 
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Democrats are stealing Democracy [Reader Post]

Democrats are stealing Democracy [Reader Post]
hat tip to Flopping Aces

This is the most important election in memory. Much more hinges on this than who controls the House or Senate.


Democracy itself is at stake.

Democrats are stealing democracy from the voters of this country.

Harris County, Texas


When Catherine Engelbrecht and her friends sat down and started talking politics several years ago, they soon agreed that talking wasn’t enough. They wanted to do more. So when the 2008 election came around, “about 50” of her friends volunteered to work at Houston’s polling places.

“What we saw shocked us,” she said. “There was no one checking IDs, judges would vote for people that asked for help. It was fraud, and we watched like deer in the headlights.”

“Vacant lots had several voters registered on them. An eight-bed halfway house had more than 40 voters registered at its address,” Engelbrecht said. “We then decided to look at who was registering the voters.”

Read More At:  http://www.floppingaces.net/2010/10/29/democrats-are-stealing-democracy-reader-post/



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Raw Video - Kern County Voter Fraud

Where is the DOJ on this!

The St. Vincent De Paul thrift store in Bakersfield, California has 36 people registered with the store as their address, and the overwhelming majority are Democrats. But no one lives here. In fact, the evidence would indicate that the manager of the store (known only as Delphina) is filling out these ballots herself.

Delphina has been identified as liberal activist.

Gun Control & Pumpkin Carving II

This is awesome! "Carving" a pumpkin with a .45 caliber. Now that's gun control I can support.
Hickok45 demonstrates the proper method for carving a pumpkin again this year!
Check out our other pumpkin adventures, as well. If you'd like to see some other very "practical" uses for firearms, check out my "Special Targets" playlist. Guns also work very well as tree trimmers, lawn mower fixers, poetry props, etc. :-)


Barney Frank's Arrogance of Power

This is not just about Barney Frank. This is about the arrogance of far too many of our elected officials. Sheila Jackson Lee in Texas answering her cell phone while constituents ask her questions at a town hall. John Kerry essentially calling voters stupid. Rep. Hare in Illinois telling voters he doesn't care about the Constitution. Boxer and her "call me Senator. I've worked so hard for that 'title'" attitude. The list is endless. Tuesday Nov. 2 is a critical election. Don't let these arrogant, dismissive, unconcerned Congressman and Senators go back to Washington. We need to clean house. Vote November 2nd.

A constituent recounts her experience with Rep. Barney Frank: "What occurred to me by the time I got home was the arrogance...and I realize, here's me...stay at home special needs mom. [Barney Frank] was treating me like I was the, to a degree, the adversary."

Vote 2010: Israel and Congressional Democrats

Israel and Congressional Democrats

by Daniel Pipes
National Review Online
October 19, 2010


How should American voters concerned with Israel's welfare and security vote in the U.S. Congressional elections on Nov. 2?

This much is clear after almost two years of Democratic control over the executive and legislative branches of government: Democrats consistently support Israel and its government far less than do Republicans. Leaving Barack Obama aside for now (he's not on the ballot), let's focus on Congress and on voters.


Congress: The pattern of weak Democratic support began just a week after Inauguration Day 2009, right after the Israel-Hamas war, when 60 House Democrats (including such left-wingers as Dennis Kucinich, Barbara Lee, and Maxine Waters) and not a single Republican wrote the secretary of state to "respectfully request that the State Department release emergency funds to [the anti-Israel organization] UNRWA for reconstruction and humanitarian assistance" in Gaza.

In the same spirit, 54 House Democrats and not a single Republican signed a letter to Barack Obama a year later, in January 2010, asking him to "advocate for immediate improvements for Gaza in the following areas" and then listed ten ways to help Hamas, the Palestinian terrorist organization.

In dramatic contrast, 78 House Republicans wrote a "Dear Prime Minister Netanyahu" letter a few months later to express their "steadfast support" for him and Israel. The signatories were not just Republicans but members of the House Republican Study Committee, a conservative caucus.

So, count 54 Democrats for Hamas and 78 Republicans for Israel.

Read More Here > http://www.danielpipes.org/8994/israel-congressional-democrats




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True the Vote - Stop Voter Fraud now!

A Must Watch!!

Enviro-Hypocrite Gore Idles Car for 60 minutes at climate speech

Al Gore, en 2007Image via Wikipedia
Do I really care about Gore leaving his car idling for an hour?  Not really.  I thnk it's stupid, and a waste of gas, but I don't believe it will destroy the planet.  This article is to point out the blatant hypocrisy of the Algores of the world.  HE doesn't even believe the excrement that he spews.  He's getting rich off of snake oil, amd in the process, moving the redistribution of wealth agenda along, which this is really about anyway.  CO2, plastic, bags and aluminum cans are not going to destroy the planet.  In the case of CO2 and global warming, I'm not so sure that a little warming wouldn't be good for the planet.  It would provide more area to grow food.  Wouldn't it be ironic if it were discovered that, as population increases, thus making more CO2, the earth warms to provide more agricultural lands in order to sustain more people. Just a thought.
Q: If a tree falls in the forest, is it Al Gore?

Gore leaves car idling for one hour during speech; Opts for Swedish government jet over public transportation


'Local legislation prohibits any car engine running for more than 60 seconds' -- But Gore Not Fined

Thursday, October 28, 2010By Marc Morano – Climate Depot
Reprinted from CFACT.EU

Frankly Sir, You Are an Embarrassment

Posted: 27 Oct 2010 10:35 AM PDT
By Einar Du Rietz

Al Gore -- He did it again.

Recently, Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore toured again. Or maybe he does that all the time. This time, he turned up in Gothenburg (Sweden) for the usual alarmist talk. In advance, all distinguished guests were politely advised to – if possible – use any form of public transportation to go to the event, in order to minimize CO2 emissions.

Intriguingly, the Master of World Climate himself arrived in a rental car (with or without driver is unclear), from the airport, and subsequently left the engine running for the entire lecture. That is to say, about one hour. Incidentally, local legislation prohibits – for very good environmental reasons, i e pollution – any car engine running on empty for more than 60 seconds. Fines are severe. As far as I know, he was not fined.

It starts to form a pattern.

Read More Here > http://www.climatedepot.com/a/8595/Gore-leaves-car-idling-for-one-hour-during-speech-Opts-for-Swedish-government-jet-over-public-transportation
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Giffords Democrat Supporter Chokes Conservative

Why don't we see this on the news. A MoveOn.org backed member of RepubliCorps chokes a Conservative with whom he disagreed. I don't recall seeing any of this at a Tea Party event.

Unindicted terrorist co-conspirator leader hosted fundraiser for Sestak during the 2006 congressional campaign

ELECTION 2010


2nd Sestak scandal days before election
Unindicted terrorist co-conspirator leader claims to have hosted home fundraiser for Democrat
Posted: October 29, 2010 1:00 am Eastern
By Art Moore
© 2010 WorldNetDaily

Since his election to the House in 2006, Democratic Senate candidate Joe Sestak has fended off strong criticism of his relationship with the Council on American-Islamic Relations, a federally designated terrorist co-conspirator shown by FBI evidence to be a front for the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas.

Now in a tight race with Republican Pat Toomey for Sen. Arlen Specter's open seat, a report asserting Sestak was caught in a lie – denying that he was ever in the home of the director of CAIR's Pennsylvania chapter for a fundraiser on his behalf – has resurfaced.

CAIR-PA's Iftekhar Hussain affirmed to WND's Aaron Klein yesterday in a recorded interview for Klein's WABC radio show that he hosted a fundraiser for Sestak during the 2006 congressional campaign.

Read More at http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=221145
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Video: Communist Party USA Backs Obama

Communist Party USA Leader Openly Backs Obama and the Democrats (Video)
Hat Tip to Free Republic

10/28/2010

Joe Sestak's Crappy Ad featuring real dog poop

This is what we've come to?

Sick. Joe Sestak Smears Dog Sh*t on Toomey in Attack Ad (Video)
Posted by Jim Hoft on Thursday, October 28, 2010, 5:18 AM
The most offensive ad of the year…
Pelosi-democrat Rep. Joe Sestak actually flings dog sh*t at Pat Toomey in final attack ad of the year.
Classy Joe, real classy.


That was sick.

Townhall reported on Toomey’s response:

In his final push against Republican Pat Toomey in the Pennsylvania Senate race, an advertisement from Democratic Rep. Joe Sestak features a bag of feces collected from his family dog. Sestak swings the bag into the trash can, and equates it with the policies of his opponent.

Toomey’s response to this ad is more moderated at a recent campaign event in Sewickley, Pennsylvania. With that advertisement as the baseline, though, it’s hard to think of a response that wouldn’t seem measured.

“The DCC is spending more money attacking me with lies and dishonest ads than they have in any other state,” said Toomey. “That’s how badly they want to win this race.”

Thanks to Gateway Pundit

Read More Here http://gatewaypundit.firstthings.com/2010/10/classy-joe-sestak-flings-dog-sht-at-toomey-in-attack-ad-video/

More Families Turning to Federal Gov’t to Make College Affordable As Tuition Costs Climb Again

As more and more struggle to afford college, few if any of the reasons costs at universities are skyrocketing are ever studied or addressed.  People naturally, and unfortunately, look to the government to hand out grants, or tuition assitance, to pay for their college education.  But what are the dynamics that are causing tuition, books, housing, et al, to continue to spiral upward.  Are universities ever asked to see how THEY can control costs?  Tenure, retirement plans,health plans, spiraling salaries, expanding administrative costs: we never hear of these thing being 'on the table' when university budgets are discussed.  Instead, it is requests for more tax dollars and/or higher tuitions for the students.  When was the last time you heard of the University President or the Professors volunteering to negotiate lower contracts, reduce administation/aministrative costs? Hmmm??

More Families Turning to Federal Gov’t to Make College Affordable As Tuition Costs Climb Again

Thursday, October 28, 2010
By Eric Gorski, Associated Press

(AP) - College tuition costs shot up again this fall, and students and their families are leaning more on the federal government to make higher education more affordable in tough economic times, according to two reports issued Thursday.



http://www.absurdintellectual.com/2010/09/04/student-loans-just-another-way-for-the-man-to-keep-you-down/

At public four-year schools, many of them ravaged by state budget cuts, average in-state tuition and fees this fall rose 7.9 percent, or $555, to $7,605, according to the College Board's "Trends in College Pricing." The average sticker price at private nonprofit colleges increased 4.5 percent, or $1,164, to $27,293.

Massive government subsidies and aid from schools helped keep in check the actual price many students pay. But experts caution that federal aid can only do so much and that even higher tuition is likely unless state appropriations rebound or colleges drastically cut costs.


"Just when Americans need college the most, many are finding it increasingly difficult to afford," said Molly Corbett Broad, president of the American Council on Education.

Read More Here: http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/more-families-turning-federal-gov-t-make



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The Democrats' Final Recourse: Massive Vote Fraud

October 28, 2010

The Democrats' Final Recourse: Massive Vote Fraud

The reports are rolling in from all over the country. A Craven County, NC resident attempts to vote a straight Republican ticket but his choices come up straight Democrat four times, despite receiving assistance from poll workers. In NC's Lenoir County, registered Democrat Ervin Norville also tries to vote straight Republican but finds that his ballot has the names of several Democrat candidates selected. Boulder City, NV resident Joyce Ferrara says that when she and several others went to vote for Sharon Angle, they found that Senator Harry Reid's name was already checked off. In Dallas County, TX' congressional district 30, Democrat Eddie Bernice Johnson's name was the only one on the ballot in a few locations (no, she isn't running unopposed). And some states have been late in mailing out military absentee ballots, whose recipients, interestingly, are known for their Republican leanings.

Read More at:  http://www.americanthinker.com/2010/10/the_democrats_final_recourse_m.html
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Pledge 2-League of Woman's Voters Gets Smacked Down Again When It Says No To Pledge

Another Debate Audience Recites Pledge When Another Moderator Says ‘No". by Jeff Dunetz
What is it with the League of Woman’s Voters and the Pledge of Allegiance?

For the second time in less than a week a congressional debate began with a request for the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, and for the second time in a week the League of Woman’s Voters moderator said no, and for the second time in a week the audience got up and said it anyway. One would think that with all of the bad publicity after last week’s incident, the League would have “gotten it.” But Tuesday night the League of Woman Voters proved that they aren’t too “quick on the uptake.”

The Pennsylvania 18th Congressional district debate between Republican incumbent Tim Murphy and his Democratic party challenger Dan Connolly was about to begin when Murphy asked the moderator for the pledge. As the moderator Susan Reuther began to make excuses, the crowd stood up and took action on their own.

More at: http://biggovernment.com/jdunetz/2010/10/28/another-debate-audience-recites-pledge-when-another-moderator-says-no/

Harvard Law Professor: Sotomayor Is “Not Nearly As Smart As She Seems To Think She Is”

Sonia SotomayorImage via Wikipedia
Tribe to Obama: Sotomayor Is “Not Nearly As Smart As She Seems To Think She Is”

October 28, 2010 9:42 A.M. By Ed Whelan

I’ve obtained a copy of an interesting letter that Harvard law professor Larry Tribe wrote to his protégé, President Barack Obama, in the immediate aftermath of Justice Souter’s announcement of his decision to retire from the Court. I will post a PDF of the letter shortly. [Update: Here’s the letter.] In the meantime, I’ll call attention, in this post and two or three others, to some of its highlights.

The express purpose of Tribe’s letter is to urge that Obama nominate Elena Kagan to the Souter vacancy. But before making his affirmative case for Kagan, Tribe argues strongly against the alternative of nominating Sonia Sotomayor:

Bluntly put, she’s not nearly as smart as she seems to think she is, and her reputation for being something of a bully could well make her liberal impulses backfire and simply add to the fire power of the Roberts/Alito/Scalia/Thomas wing of the Court on issues like those involved in the voting rights case argued last week and the Title VII case of the New Haven firefighters argued earlier, issues on which Kennedy will probably vote with Roberts despite Souter’s influence but on which I don’t regard Kennedy as a lost cause for the decade or so that he is likely to remain on the Court.

Tribe then discusses possible candidates for a future Stevens vacancy and pointedly doesn’t mention Sotomayor even for that vacancy.

Read More Here: http://www.nationalreview.com/bench-memos/251301/tribe-obama-sotomayor-not-nearly-smart-she-seems-think-she-ed-whelan
 
h/t to Free Republic
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Islamic students at top university 'are preaching hard-line extremism,' terror experts warn

Islamic students at top university 'are preaching hard-line extremism,' terror experts warn

By Daily Mail Reporter
Last updated at 2:22 AM on 18th October 2010

Think tank finds evidence of moderate Muslims being radicalised and Jewish students intimidated


Radical Islamic extremism is being openly practised at a leading university campus, a report today claimed.

Think tank Quilliam said they had evidence of hard-line Islamist ideology being promoted through the leadership of the university's student Islamic Society at City University in central London.

The group had intimidated and harassed staff, students and members of minority groups, it was claimed.


A think tank says it has evidence of hard-line Islamist ideology being promoted in City University's Islamic Society (file picture)
 The counter-extremism think tank said they had evidence of the president of City University's Islamic Society, (ISoc) openly preaching extremism during prayers held on the campus during the 2009/10 academic year.


They said the president - Saleh Patel, was recorded saying: 'When they say to us 'the Islamic state teaches to cut the hand of the thief', yes it does!

'And it also teaches us to stone the adulterer.

'When they tell us that the Islamic state tells us and teaches us to kill the apostate, yes it does!

'Because this is what Allah and his messenger have taught us and this is the religion of Allah and it is Allah who legislates and only Allah has the right to legislate.'

'When a person leaves one prayer, one prayer intentionally, he should be imprisoned for three days and three nights and told to repent.

'And if he doesn't repent and offer his prayer then he should be killed. And the difference of opinion lies with regards to how he should be killed not as to what he is - a kafir or a Muslim'.

According to students interviewed for the report, the actions of leading members of the ISoc made members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Society (LGBT) feel 'scared'.

Some Jewish students felt 'intimidated', and the group's actions forced ordinary Muslim students to adopt hard-line Islamic practices which led to some Muslim students publishing an open letter complaining that their religion had been 'hijacked' by the ISoc.

Read more: http://www.mailonsunday.co.uk/news/article-1321264/University-urged-action-Islamic-extremists.html#ixzz13fuLLCiG 



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From A Democrat: An Open Letter to Rush Limbaugh and His Listeners - Democrat Civil War Already In Progress

An Open Letter to Rush Limbaugh and His Listeners — With Notes on the Democrat Civil War Already In Progress

Dear Rush,

It’s my great hope that some of your listeners find a way to get this letter to you, or that it makes it to “Snerdley” and finds its way into your hands. I don’t think even you understand just how much damage Obama has done to the Democrat Party — to the point where formerly lifelong Democrats like myself, and everyone here at HillBuzz.org, are actively working to expose the party and literally burn it to the ground for the good of the country.

None of this is being reported in the media, but a Civil War in the Democrat ranks has been raging since May 31st, 2008…a date every Hillary Clinton supporter knows well, because that was the date of the Democrat Rules & Bylaws Committee Meeting where Howard Dean (then-DNC Chair), Donna Brazile, and scores of other Kool-Aid slurping Obama flunkies took off their masks and revealed the full extent of the Leftist coup that had taken over the party. This was the day when the DNC took delegates Hillary Clinton won in Michigan away from her and handed them to Obama (despite the fact he wasn’t even on the primary ballot in that state, because he removed his name when his campaign realized he’d come in third in that race).

Read More Here >
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Sean Bielat Speaks To Mass. Republican Jewish Coalition

Video of October 26, 2010 Republican Jewish Coalition candidates' forum featuring Rush Radio's Jeff Katz, Jeff Perry, Sean Bielat, Gerry Dembrowski, Bill Hudak, Jon Golnik, and a proxy for Marty Lamb.

Democrats Ask Pentagon for Info on Potential 2012 GOP Presidential Challengers

Thsi is outrageous.  If the Bush Administration had done this, Keith Olbermann's head would have exploded on air.  People can put their head in the sand about this, but this is Stalin-like politics.

Exclusive: Democrats Ask Pentagon for Info on Potential Obama Challengers

DNC Requests Records Related to Palin, Romney, Seven Other Possible 2012 Contenders
The Democratic National Committee formally has asked the Pentagon for reams of correspondence between military agencies and nine potential Republican presidential candidates, a clear indication that Democrats are building opposition-research files on specific 2012 contenders even before the midterm elections.

Read More Here


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CUBACHI: Allen West - The American Spirit

Allen West calls on the “American Spirit
Posted by: cubachi  October 28, 2010
Despite all the junk being spewed by the democrat party and the complacent liberal media against Allen West, he’s taking no part of the nastiness of these fools.

West is calling for voters to remember what makes America great and prosperous: ingenuity, entrepreneurialism, liberty, and determination. This is all brought forth when government gets out of the way of American people and let the flourish with their ideas, and enhance the economic greatness of this nation.

West also distinguished himself from his pathetic democrat rival, Ron Klein, who has used some of the dirtiest tactics to tarnish this decorated Lieutenant Colonel and hero. Klein is about worsening the economy of a state that is among the worst of in the nation.

“This election comes down to a very simple choice,” West said in a press release that accompanied the release of the ad. “Ron Klein’s policies have mimicked those of Nancy Pelosi and Barack Obama, and have left South Florida with some of the highest unemployment and foreclosure rates in the entire country.”

Read More Here >

h/t to CUBACHI
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Mark Levin: Karl Rove Is Becoming Our Joe Biden - October 27 2010

Mark Levin analyzes Karl Roves comments on Sarah Palin to the UK Telegraph in his own inimitable way.

Does Graduate School Make You Dumb?

October 27, 2010

Question for Arianna: Does graduate school make you dumb?

Longtime old-media fixture Howard Fineman's recent move from a moribund Newsweek — that never really "got" this new-fangled internet thing — to the beating heart of new-media leftspeak, The Huffington Post, presents a sad coda to a distinguished career. The old boy didn't know what hit him. Maybe Arianna saw him as a useful idiot to lend gravitas, albeit faded, to her masthead. See below for more. Above, video still from Taiwanese NMATV's cutting-edge masterpiece of the animator's art, "Jon Stewart rallies the troops in Washington."


Does graduate school make you dumb? Consider this, just in:

Graduate students and former graduate students now form the last redoubt of approval for President Barack Obama, according to [a new] Gallup poll.

Now consider the astonishing lack of factual content and critical analysis in freshly minted Huffington Post Senior Political Editor Howard Fineman's latest column, "A New Appreciation for the 'Rally to Restore Sanity.'" With two graduate degrees and a lifetime of journalism honors to his credit, the former Newsweek Chief Political Correspondent conflates two newsbites from the latest news cycle to explain a come-to-Jesus moment regarding Jon Stewart's forthcoming Oprah- and Arianna-funded, "non partisan," Beck-baiting "Rally to Restore Sanity":

Even though [Arianna's] backing Jon Stewart's "Rally to Restore Sanity," and even though I now work for her, I had dismissed the event this Saturday on the Mall as self-indulgent, time-wasting comedy.

Until now.

Read More Here >

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More Voting Fraud Allegations!! - Bucks County PA

Residents cry foul over ballots


By: PETER HALL
Bucks County Courier Times
A petition was filed with the Board of Elections over absentee ballots.

A trio of Bucks County residents backed by the county Republican committee say they have evidence linking Democratic Congressman Patrick Murphy's campaign to a scheme to flood the county voter registration office with fraudulent applications for absentee ballots.

In a petition filed Tuesday, county Republicans say the name of Murphy's campaign manager appeared on a Bristol post office box where voters were urged in a series of letters paid for by the state Democratic Committee to send absentee ballot applications.

The county Republicans submitted with the petition a photograph of a note inside the mailbox that said, "Tim Percico and Paul Hampel only pick up mail." Tim Persico is Murphy's campaign manager, although his name is misspelled in the note. Hampel is a volunteer for the Democratic state committee who said he collects mail from the box.

Read More Here >

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News Of The Absurd: "Liberal" Gene Found

Scientists Find 'Liberal Gene'
Study conducted by researchers at UCSD, Harvard
By ERIC S. PAGE

Researchers have determined that genetics could matter when it comes to some adults' political leanings.

According to scientists at UC San Diego and Harvard University, "ideology is affected not just by social factors, but also by a dopamine receptor gene called DRD4." That and how many friends you had during high school.

Read More Here >
NBC San Diego

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Hold On To Your Wallets!

Employers in U.S. Start Bracing for Higher Tax Withholding

Employers in the U.S. are starting to warn their workers to prepare for slimmer paychecks if Congress fails to vote on an extension of Bush-era tax cuts.


“I’ve been doing payroll for probably close to 30 years now, and never have we seen something like this where it gets that down to the wire,” said Dennis Danilewicz, who manages payroll services for about 14,000 employees at New York University’s Langone Medical Center. “That’s what’s got a lot of people nervous. All we can do is start preparing communications with a couple of different scenarios.”

Lawmakers won’t start debating whether to extend the cuts, which expire Dec. 31, until after the Nov. 2 elections. Because it takes weeks to prepare withholding schedules, the Internal Revenue Service will probably have to assume the cuts will expire and direct employers to increase payroll deductions starting Jan. 1, experts say.

Read More At Bloomberg >

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10/27/2010

"Marxism in America" by Lt. Gen. (Ret.) W.G. Boykin - OAK

Pass this on! Succinct and Articulate.

Incredible Video: How Elections are Stolen

Hacking Democracy
This will change how you look at electronic voting.  Unbelieveable!!


Reid & Teachers Unions Buying Votes In Nevada

Angle campaign attorney: Reid “intends to steal this election if he can’t win it outright”

So says Cleta Mitchell, the same woman who tried to get Scott Ashjian, the Tea Party of Nevada candidate out of the race, in an astonishing fundraising letter:


As Sharron Angle's campaign attorney, I am sorry to report that the Democrats and their cronies are up to their same old tricks, of trying to manipulate the election in hopes of skewing the results in their favor.

Two days ago, the Democratic Secretary of State announced that voters can be provided "free food" at "voter turnout events." Harry Reid has been offering free food and, according to other reports, some Democratic allies such as teachers' unions are offering gift cards in return for a vote for Reid.Before we were even able to document the reported infractions to report to the authorities, the Democrat Secretary of State slammed the door shut on preventing this behavior and issued a public statement permitting these ACORN-style tactics. THESE are the kinds of shenanigans that can turn this race.

Harry Reid intends to steal this election if he can't win it outright. As a result, we need to deploy literally dozens of election law attorneys and poll watchers to combat these tactics at a cost of nearly $80,000. That's over and above our current budget. We need to raise $80,000 and we need to do it RIGHT NOW, because even as I am writing this, Harry Reid and his Machine are trying to steal this election. I'm sorry that we have to come to you yet again and ask for you to reach deep and contribute, but we must.

Understand, EVERYTHING we have worked for in the last year could be destroyed by dirty tricks and criminal acts in the next 8 days. As Sharron's first line of defense on these matters I am absolutely committed to making sure this won't happen.

What Harry Reid is doing is clearly illegal. Nevada law (NRS 293.700) provides that, “A person who bribes, offers to bribe, or use and other corrupt means, directly or indirectly, to influence any elector in giving his or her vote or to deter the elector from giving it is guilty of a category D felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130.”

We've seen evidence of this sort of voter 'enticement' by groups such as ACORN - where, in 2008, two ACORN workers in Milwaukee were accused of offering pre-paid gasoline cards or restaurant gift cards to people in exchange for registration.

John Fund wrote in his book Stealing Elections: How Voter Fraud Threatens Our Democracy, cited reports from the Sioux Falls Argus-Leader (South Dakota) and the election in 2004, where certain residents were quoted saying that "people on the streets were saying you go vote, they would give you gas money, $10, maybe a pack of cigarettes..."

Now, this week in Las Vegas, at our election hotline, we received reports that some teachers' union representatives were offering Starbucks cards to people to get them to vote for Harry Reid. It is even more disturbing and may be possible that they are using their influence and authority as educators to entice students on behalf of Reid.

Here’s the bottom line: when the powerful are threatened, they will do anything to retain their position. It's clear now that Harry Reid's campaign is even willing to skirt the laws of Nevada to do it.

Is there any question that they will do the same on Election Day?

Will you help us raise this $80,000 today? With it we can fight the election-stealing tactics of Harry Reid and his corrupt cronies.

The right to vote is a precious one - and it carries with it somber responsibilities. The Democrats' willingness to allow voters to be enticed with a promise of any thing of value is a debasement of the process- and it may just destroy everything we've worked for.

Please send an urgent contribution so our work will not be in vain. We’re going to win this race as long as we don’t let Harry Reid steal it. Can you help us today?

Sincerely,

Cleta Mitchell
Counsel to Friends of Sharron Angle

Republican Nominee for U.S. Senate, Nevada

P.S. I've been in this business a long time. I have never before been so convinced that a candidate would reach so low in order to be victorious. Let's do this for Sharron and all her hard work. Please support us financially today.

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Muslim Man Charged With Plotting To Blow Up D.C. Area Subway

Is it just me, but does anybody else find it odd that nowhere in the headline , or the body of the story, that this man is a Muslim between the age of 18 and 40?  Just "a man" with a middle eastern name, and a U.S. citizen, who happened to believe he was working with Al Qaida!

Man charged with D.C.-area subway bomb plot

Justice Department says he thought he was working with al-Qaida

WASHINGTON — A Pakistani-born U.S. citizen was arrested Wednesday on charges of planning bombings at Metrorail stations in the Washington, D.C., area after an FBI sting operation, the Justice Department announced.


 A Pakistani-born man was arrested and charged with trying to help people he believed were al-Qaida operatives in planning to bomb subway stations around the U.S. capital, the FBI says. Full story

"Farooque Ahmed, 34, of Ashburn, Va., was arrested today for attempting to assist others whom he believed to be members of al-Qaida," the department said in a statement.

A grand jury returned an indictment against Ahmed on Tuesday, "charging him with attempting to provide material support to a designated terrorist organization, collecting information to assist in planning a terrorist attack on a transit facility, and attempting to provide material support to help carry out multiple bombings," the department added.

If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 50 years in prison.

Instead of real al-Qaida agents, Ahmed was meeting with undercover agents, officials said.

Investigators say that starting in April, Ahmed began meeting with someone he thought was an al-Qaida courier who put him touch with others who asked him if he'd willing to do surveillance of stops on the subway system, known as the Metro.

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Osama bin Laden threatens to kill French citizens for burqa ban

Bin Laden warns France over Afghan war, veil ban
By MAAMOUN YOUSSEF, Associated Press Maamoun Youssef, Associated Press – 3 mins ago


CAIRO – Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden threatens in a new audio tape to kill French citizens to avenge their country's support for the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan and a new law that will ban face-covering Muslim veils.

In the tape obtained by satellite television station Al-Jazeera and then posted on its website on Wednesday, bin Laden said France was aiding the Americans in the killing of Muslim women and children in an apparent reference to the war in Afghanistan. He said the kidnapping of five French citizens in the African nation of Niger last month was a reaction to what he called France's oppression of Muslims.

"How can it be right that you participate in the occupation of our lands, support the Americans in the killing of our women and children and yet want to live in peace and security?" said bin Laden, addressing the French.

"It is a simple and clear equation: As you kill, you will be killed. As you capture, you will be captured. And as you threaten our security, your security will be threatened. The way to safeguard your security is to cease your oppression and its impact on our nation, most importantly your withdrawal from the ill-fated Bush war in Afghanistan."

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ATTN: California Prop 23 Voters: How the “Scientific Consensus” on Global Warming Affects American Business—and Consumers

GLOBAL WARMING / CLIMATE CHANGE IS A HOAXImage by genetew via Flickr
How the “Scientific Consensus” on Global Warming Affects American Business—and Consumers
Published on October 26, 2010 by Nicolas Loris

Abstract: The only consensus over the threat of climate change that seems to exist these days is that there is no consensus. The much-heralded 2007 United Nations report on greenhouse gas emissions has served as a catalyst for lawmakers to burden traditional energy sources with regulations in favor of so-called clean energy. The private sector has begun to “chase” these policies, shaping business decisions to align with policies preferred by politicians, not the market or the public. Recent revelations of erroneous and misleading data in the report have led many to question the wisdom of government-mandated emissions caps and costly energy-efficiency regulations. Instead of basing policy on a “scientific consensus” that is neither scientific nor agreed-upon, Congress should eliminate subsidies and reduce regulatory red tape—and let all energy technologies succeed or fail on their own merits. Artificially propping up a select few distorts the market and hurts American businesses—which means that the final bearers of the costs are, as usual, the taxpayers.

For years businesses and the general public have been told by mainstream climatologists that the planet is warming due to human activity and that immediate action is necessary to avoid a global catastrophe. The U.S. government relied heavily on a 2007 report by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to justify the need to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases (GHGs) created anthropogenically. Over time, Congress enacted numerous policies to increase clean energy production, such as mandates for renewable fuels, expanded tax credits for renewable energy, and new energy efficiency targets for vehicles and appliances. All of these policies had the goal of reducing America’s carbon footprint. Congress is now seeking to expand and create new policies aimed at further reducing emissions by placing a national cap on carbon emissions and enforcing a federal mandate for renewable energy production. Meanwhile, the Environmental Protection Agency is on its own regulatory path to decrease CO2.

The business landscape consequently changed, and not for the better. Energy producers became vested stakeholders and lobbied for handouts to produce what Congress determined to be cleaner energy from cleaner sources, such as windmills, solar panels, and ethanol. Major oil companies invested in renewable energy technology to capitalize on subsidies and tax breaks while enhancing their image. Most businesses factored the threat of global warming into their daily operations and became cognizant of the threat of higher energy prices caused by government policies.


Despite vigorous dissention among the scientific community concerning the effects of anthropogenic warming, the climatologists who believe the warming to be a serious problem controlled the message for years. Simply put, they convinced the general public that global warming posed an imminent threat and drastic cuts in greenhouse gas emissions were necessary to prevent a catastrophe. Recent flaws discovered in the scientific assessment of climate change have shown that the scientific consensus is not as settled as the public had been led to believe. Leaked e-mails from the University of East Anglia’s Climate Research Unit in the U.K. revealed conspiracy, exaggerated warming data, possibly illegal destruction and manipulation of data, and attempts to freeze out dissenting scientists from publishing their work in reputable journals. Furthermore, gaffes exposed in the IPCC report have only increased skepticism among businesses and the public, and raised serious questions about sacrificing economic activity to reduce CO2 emissions.


Read The Rest At the Heritage Foundation
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Caller Confronts Sharpton: We're Tired Of Being Abused By Democrats

An irritated caller confronted Rev. Al Sharpton yesterday on his program saying:
“We’re tired of being abused by democrats.”
I can only hope that the poor and the minorities are starting to wake up to the fact that the Democrat Party has been lying to them for 50 years. The GOP moderates better take note too. The good old boy network is about to go away.

9th Circuit Actively Sabotages Effort To Ensure Only U.S. Citizens Vote!!

9th Circuit overturns AZ proof-of-citizenship voting rule

By Michelle Malkin • October 26, 2010 05:28 PM

Yes, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals strikes again.


And yes, Sandra Day O’Connor played a role in helping the liberal majority.


Facepalm:

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned Arizona’s requirement that people show proof of citizenship to register to vote.
The split decision by a three-judge panel determined that the requirement to show proof of citizenship — passed by voters in 2004 — is not consistent with the National Voter Registration Act.
Associate Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, temporarily sitting by designation, and Circuit Judge Sandra Ikuta, with chief judge Alex Kozinski dissenting, said Prop. 200 creates an additional hurdle, while the national act is intended to reduce “state-imposed obstacles” to registration.

The court did uphold Arizona’s photo ID requirement.

But as you know from reading this blog, the Obama Department of Social Justice has also been actively sabotaging state efforts to ensure that only U.S. citizens vote in U.S. elections.

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Michelle Malkin: The Left’s voter fraud whitewash

Another great peice by Michelle Malkin on the media complete disinterest in numerous voter fraud allegations.

The Left’s voter fraud whitewash

By Michelle Malkin • October 27, 2010 09:14 AM

My column today builds on Monday’s voter fraud round-up and spotlights left-wing efforts to demonize citizen election watchdogs.


New developments since I filed the piece yesterday: Dingy Harry turns to election bribery. Guess who’s operating Las Vegas voting booths? Rhymes with S-E-I-U. Chicagoans are plagued by a botched vote-by-mail system. In Minnesota, charges are still rolling in from 2008 voter fraud cases. And, as I reported last night, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals just undermined Arizona’s citizenship proof rules for voting — sabotaging efforts to ensure that only legal U.S. citizens vote in U.S. elections.

The NYTimes and NPR response? Move along, nothing to see here…

Must-read and share: J. Christian Adams compiles a voter fraud watch primer. Like I said the other day (to great consternation from the Left): We are all voter fraud police now.

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The Left’s voter fraud whitewash
by Michelle Malkin
Creators Syndicate
Copyright 2010

Denial isn’t just a river in Egypt. It’s the Democrats’ coping mechanism for midterm election voter fraud. Faced with multiple reports of early voting irregularities and election shenanigans across the country, left-wing groups are playing dumb, deaf and blind. Voter fraud? What voter fraud?

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