Saturday, May 2, 2009

Rep. Ron Paul: "Stop The Swine Flu Hysteria!" (Video)

CNN Interviews Texas Republican Rep. Ron Paul Who Says: "Stop The Swine Flu Hysteria!"

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Washington Is Gay; CNN Reports: New Film "Outrage" Outs Gay Politicians (Video)

CNN interviews "Outrage" director Kirby Dick. No, really... that's his real name.

"You can't swing a dead cat in Washington without hitting a gay person."

Apparently, Washington, D.C., Capitol Hill and politics are full of closet homosexuals.

That explains a lot. I've been saying all my life that politics is "gay".

That said, Republicans and Conservatives need to get a grip and realize that homosexuality is a non-issue. America has come to terms with it and it can no longer be a political issue. I'm sure some of my fellow "conservatives" will slam me for saying that, but it's the truth.

Get over it and let's focus on some issues that matter. Americans have become tolerant of sexual orientation and thank goodness. That is, truly, freedom. Yes, our founding fathers were Christians who presumably disapprove of homosexuality, yet they also advocated personal choice, freedom of expression and personal liberty.

It's a fact worth recognizing if we truly wish to regain power in politics and government. Freedom of choice is tantamount to the liberties expressed to our citizens via our Constitution.

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T.I. Barack Obama "Dead and Gone" Song Parody (Video)

Another T.I./Obama song parody!

This is one of the better song parodies I've seen. Well done!

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Fascist Michigan Teacher Scolds High School Student For Reading Fox News.Com (Video)

More proof of the Liberal mentality in our schools. The student did nothing wrong, yet was yelled at for 10 minutes for watching the "wrong" news.

Teacher told student that Fox has "conservative views" they are trying to push on people.

This is what the Liberal Education system is pushing on our children! It is very real and entirely despicable!

Why? Because the Teachers Unions are in the pockets of the Democrats and vice verse. Another reason why America's education system continues to slip.

Our teachers are not interested in educating. Like our politicians, on both sides of the aisle, they are most concerned about self-preservation.

As such, many teachers are brain-washed by the Liberal establishment and have grown to push their ideology onto their students.

Unless presenting both sides of any given debate, politics should be left out of grade school and high school. Teach the facts; not opinions.

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Funny Stuff! Jimmy Kimmel's "Unnecessary Censorship" (Video)

ABC's Jimmy Kimmel's "This Week In Unnecessary Censorship" - 05/01/09

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Glenn Beck Responds: Liberals Block "FOX News Like Porn" (Video)

FOX's Glenn Beck's Reaction to "FOX News Like Porn" From Audience Member.

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Huckabee on Red Eye: "Ask-A-Bee" (Video)

Mike Huckabee answers questions only "Red Eye" can ask! Huck mocks guest Alan Colmes at every chance!

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Plane Crashes Into Portable Toilets (Video)

Miracle on the crapper? You can't make this shit up!

The pilot of a small airplane was able to walk away after its crash landing was cushioned by a bunch of portable toilets near Tacoma, Washington.

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FEMA Removes Controversial 9/11 Coloring Book From Website (Video)

The book was intended to help children cope with disaster, but it's probably a good idea to remove this from the website.

Can anyone explain why FEMA thought it a good idea to have children color images of planes crashing into the building? Seriously, that seems like a bit much.

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Why Are Frequent Churchgoers More Likely To Support Torture? (Video)

The Pew Forum recently conducted a survey which shows that 54% people who attend religious services at least once a week support the use of enhanced interrogation (torture) compared to 42% of those who "seldom or never" attend church.

I'm going to take a leap here (and anger some Liberals) and conclude this: those with higher moral standards understand the need to protect the safety of America more than those with lower morality.

The religious attacks in the comments from the CNN "faithful" are priceless.

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"Gibbs Screwing This Thing Up" Obama Makes Souter Retirement Official in Impromptu Briefing (Video)

President Obama abruptly interrupted today's White House Press Briefing to "do the job himself" and report his conversation with retiring Supreme Court Justice David Souter.

I was kind of hoping he was going to fire Gibbs on the spot, but then again, I would miss the circus clown in action everyday with the press corps!

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Friday, May 1, 2009

What If Al Qaeda Kidnapped Sasha & Malia? Do We Torture Now Mr. president? (Video)

Morale at the CIA is reportedly at an all time low as a result of the recent developments and memos released by the Obama Administration.

Laura Ingraham filled in for Bill on tonight's "The O'Reilly Factor".

Bo Dietl of Beau Dietl & Associates posits the question for The President.

The question about Obama's children begins at the 2:40 mark.

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Matthew Shepard's Mother, Judy, Outraged By Rep. Virgina Foxx "Hoax" Comments (Video)

Judy Shepard, mother of Matthew Shepard and executive director of the Matthew Shepard Foundation responds to recent statements regarding her sons death by Rep. Virginia Foxx and shares her perspective on the new hate crimes bill in Congress.

The measure passed 249-175 over the objections of conservatives, the Associated Press reports.

The bill -- named for Matthew Shepard, the gay college student who was beaten to death in Wyoming in 1998 -- is a stronger version of a bill that died two years ago under a veto threat from President Bush.

Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten, tortured and murdered in Wyoming. His story is portrayed in the play and film "The Laramie Project".

Personally, I disagree with "hate crime" legislation because all crime can be considered "hateful". Does it really matter why someone is murdered? Murder is by definition a "hate crime". Is there really any need to complicate the laws?

That said, Rep. Foxx's comments are truly "despicable", insensitive and shameful.

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President Obama's "Sorry, My Bad" Moment Prior To National Anthem! (Video)

President Obama's "My Bad" moment at swearing in ceremony for naturalized citizens who had served in the military to attain citizenship.

He tells the audience "please be seated" prior to a PA announcer telling the crowd to remain standing for the National Anthem!

What a goofball! What kind of President simultaneously insults our National Anthem and uses the phrase "My bad"?

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Day 101 "Do You Feel Safer": Chilling New GOP Attack Ad On Obama (Video)

House Republicans are using images of the Pentagon burning on 9/11 and President Obama's "bow" to the Saudi leader in a video that accuses the president of making America less safe in his first 100 days.

House Minority leader John Boehner asks the American people a tough but incredibly important question after Barack Obama, his pre-9/11 mindset and a radical leftist, Democratic-controlled Congress celebrate Obama's first 100 days in office.


House Republicans are using images of the Pentagon burning on 9/11 and President Obama's "bow" to the Saudi leader in a video that accuses the president of making America less safe in his first 100 days.

But the new video has already created blowback from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus – whose meeting with Obama is also featured in the video – with one member of the caucus claiming use of the image is “racist.”

The video is part of a new offensive by Republicans, who are in the midst of a party rebranding effort, to question the Obama administration's national security policies.

“What are Democrats doing to keep us safe,” Republicans ask in the video, titled “Day 101,” released Thursday morning.

Complete with dreary background music, the video challenges Obama on his decision to close Guantanamo Bay and release memos detailing the Bush administration’s policies on torture. The video also shows Obama's handshake with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, airs a bunch of headlines and news clips about CIA interrogations and flashes of terrorist training videos.

The image of the Pentagon in flames on 9/11 appears for just an instant at 1:14 in the video, and it’s spliced with images of flag burning protesters and other violent footage from the Middle East. The video also flashes on a still photo of Obama meeting with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus – and the image is spliced in between the Chavez handshake and the flag burning.

Noticing this shot, the CHC sent a vehement statement to POLITICO this afternoon.

“The video posted on Congressman John Boehner’s official website is a completely inappropriate message for the leader of the minority party to send to the American people,” said CHC Chairwoman Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.). “It’s disrespectful to the hard-working Latinos across the nation, serving in every sector of our economy and on our military’s front lines. The CHC demands an apology from the Minority Leader for this insensitivity and that the video be removed immediately.”

Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva, also a member of the CHC, was even more outraged: “It is not only inflammatory to the Latino community but the singling out of a groups for that
categorization is racist.”

House Minority Leader John Boehner defended the video today, saying it was perfectly fair game.

“What is the overarching strategy?” Boehner asked. “I’m trying to push the administration to describe what their overarching strategy is.”

And Boehner spokesman Michael Steel says the imagery was appropriate: “The events of Sept. 11 happened. Pretending they didn't won't make America any safer. And ignoring the facts would be even worse."

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Why The Policy Shift? Coulter, Hannity Convinced Obama Will Prosecute Torture Crimes (Video)

"The president changed his mind after saying over and over and over and over again, and his top aides said over and over again that he wasnt going to do this, I want to know who changed his mind, because thats probably the real President of the United States. Do you suspect as I do that somebody influenced him and got to him and said change your mind and he just did it?" Hannity asked Coulter.

"I would like to know who the real President is because I dont think it can actually be the teleprompter, but I think what pushed him into this was the entire mainstream media screaming that this is torture, torture, torture," Coulter replied.

Coulter used claims that insects were used in interrogations to make light of the fact that detainees were tortured. "I dont think anyone should be able to talk about what happened at Guantanamo without there being a little picture of a small caterpillar maybe on the side of the screen," suggested Coulter.

"That was one of the tortures. One was supposed to be afraid of insects . The CIA interrogators requested to put an adorable little caterpillar in his cell with him, she mocked. This is the sort of insane, wussie interrogation procedures they are engaging in."

Coulter says that interrogations were too mild since Obama banned harsh techniques. "We are being laughed at throughout the Arab world. I mean, if they are actually reading these memos, they cannot be very afraid of being captured because it is such wussie stuff that is going on or was being permitted at Guantanamo," said Coulter.

Hannity equated the release of the torture memos to the outing of CIA operative Valerie Plame. "There was so much made over Valerie Plame and Valerie Plame putting her life and Joe Wilsons life [in danger]," he said. "The media is now going to release the names. Doesnt that put their lives in jeapordy?"

Coulter agreed and continued to make light of the interrogation techniques approved by President Bush. "They are using torture techniques, using implements that were manufactured by Fisher Price for things that people pay to have done to them at Six Flags," she said.

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GOP: $3100 Increase Per Family As A Result Of Cap-and-Trade "Declaration Of War" to U.S. Families

“You know, when I was asked earlier about the issue of coal, uh, you know, under my plan of a cap and trade system, electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket. Even regardless of what I say about whether coal is good or bad. Because I'm capping greenhouse gases, coal power plants, you know, natural gas, you name it -- whatever the plants were, whatever the industry was, uh, they would have to retrofit their operations. That will cost money. They will pass that money on to consumers.” --Barack Obama, January, 2008

Rep. Michele Bachmann recently pointed out Obama's "cap and trade" is really a tax on everyone for the use of energy. She said it will boost unemployment and drive businesses and jobs overseas to countries like China and India that don't have such a tax. In addition, she correctly points out that energy costs will double under the "cap and trade" energy tax.

Team "O" is getting ready to join the international "climate change" fleecing of tax dollars and jobs in America.

Recently, Fox News obtained a UN document which details how a "climate change" plan will use fake science to induce a massive worldwide redistribution of wealth in an attempt to control the global economy.

A new study from Spain illustrates the economic detriment of the country's "green jobs" plan. For every so-called "Green Job" created, at least 2.2 jobs from related industries are lost. Net result: thousands of job losses at the expense of appeasing radical environmentalists.

A recent Heritage study suggests that Obama's "Cap and trade" energy plan may cost upwards of $7 Trillion. "

Cap and trade" programs have killed jobs in California and the European Union.

The CBO estimates that "cap and trade" generally decreases revenue to the Federal Government, leading to an increased deficit.

Obama's "cap and trade" energy plan -- which he said last month he would sign -- may cost over $2 Trillion and up to 4 million jobs.

Cap and trade bills are nothing short of a government re-engineering of the American economy. With its aggressive targets to reduce emissions from fossil fuel use, it would put the nation on a path of serious economic harm not justified by any benefits.

Not to mention, science has yet to show that "cap and trade" will actually do anything for so-called "climate change".

CNSNews reports:

The congressional Democrats’ cap-and-trade plan to tax carbon emissions could cost every American family as much as $3,100 a year and is equivalent to a “declaration of war on the Midwest,” Republican lawmakers told this week.

But Democrats disputed the Republicans’ cost figure and said the plan can be accomplished without imposing a net cost on the American people.

In general, under cap and trade, the amount of carbon that energy producers emit is capped. They can exceed that cap through the purchase, i.e., “trade,” of carbon permits. The money for those permits would be collected by the government and presumably redistributed under a system still being crafted.

“The reality is the cap-and-trade legislation offered by the Democrats amounts to an economic declaration of war on the Midwest by liberals on Capitol Hill,” Chairman of the House Republican Conference Mike Pence (R-Ind.) told

“We are going to increase costs on every American with this plan -- and the other thing we need to keep in mind is the millions of American jobs we are going to put at risk if we impose this new tax on American industry when our competitors around the world will not,” House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) told in a press conference on Thursday. “It’s pretty clear.”

Both Pence and Boehner have said they estimate that, in total, the Democrats’ cap-and-trade legislation could cost each American family up to $3,100 a year. While lawmakers are still finalizing a cap-and-trade bill, Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) and Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) recently introduced the draft of the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009.

According to Boehner's office, the $3,100 number is based on a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) study released earlier this year that examined cap-and-trade legislation from 2007. Republicans believe the new legislation for 2009, in its final form, will be similar to the 2007 bill.

“We took MIT’s own estimate of a key cap-and-trade bill from the 110th Congress (S. 309), cosponsored by then-Senator Obama, that said S. 309 would generate $366 billion in revenues in 2015,” Boehner's office told “We took MIT’s own number – $366 billion – and divided that by the number of U.S. households. … Using this formula, you get roughly $3,000 per household.”

But Democrats deny their legislation will cost the taxpayers anywhere near that much money, and some said the legislation’s goals it can be achieved with no net cost to the taxpayer. Further, one of the MIT study’s author’s disagreed with the Republicans’ interpretation of the costs.

“That is nearly 10 times the correct estimate, which is approximately $340,” wrote MIT Prof. John Reilly, one of the authors of the disputed report, in an Apr. 1
letter to Boehner.

In reference to the $3,100 figure, Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.), chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, said, “That’s not true at all.”

“In fact, the Environmental Projection Agency estimate says that it will be about $40 or $50 per family per year,” Waxman told

Waxman was referencing an EPA study of a “discussion draft” of the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009, the Waxman-Markey plan.

“They [Republicans] are taking research and wildly misrepresenting it,” Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.), chairman of the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, told “It is not true remotely.”

Blumenauer and Reilly also said that Republicans are not taking into account the point that the federal government plans to return to the American people part of the money paid by corporations for the right to release carbon into the atmosphere -- and that the government also plans to provide Americans with goods and services funded by the cap-and-trade program.

“They are misrepresenting research and it assumes that this money is not going back to communities,” Blumenauer told

“Part of it will come right back to individual families, part of it will be used to strengthen the environment. … We want some of it to be spent to help communities with issues of transportation, the natural environment, energy conservation. There are lots of things here that are going to come right back to individuals and their communities.”

“It is very likely that the net cost when we are done with this is going to be a net positive cost because we already waste more energy than any country in the world,” he said.

“I have the idea that they [the American public] should lose nothing,” Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.), chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, told

“If you are in the tax system, you should be reimbursed. If you are not in the tax system, it could be a check every month.”

In his letter to Boehner, Prof. Reilly wrote, “We assumed in the analysis we did that the revenue is returned to households.” Reilly also noted that the cap-and-trade plan would reduce the number of jobs in fossil fuel industries, such as the coal, natural
gas, and oil industries.

“The higher energy prices encourage reductions in energy use by increasing the payback on improvements in energy efficiency, and through such investments households can avoid paying more for energy,” wrote Reilly. “Jobs and wages in fossil fuel industries are likely to decline but job opportunities will increase in industries that produce alternative energy sources or that provide ways to save energy.”

Republicans who spoke with defended their $3,100 estimate and argued that it is unlikely that money going through the hands of the federal government will make it back intact to the taxpayers.

“Anyone who thinks you can pay $3,100 to the federal government and thinks you can get that money back completely in services -- like I said -- he may go to M-I-T but he is an N-U-T.,” Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Tex.) told

“No, there is no chance this will not add to the net cost for taxpayers,” he said.

“This MIT study was pretty clear in terms of what this professor thought on the costs,” Boehner told

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What Does Obama Want in a Supreme Court Nominee? (Video)

Justice David Souter announced yesterday he will retire this year.

Here is the flashback video from a Democratic Primary Debate.

To me, it sounds like he wants a judge who will rule on emotion rather than fact and that is dangerous. He wants someone who knows "what it means to have the system not work for them."

What the hell is he talking about?

The Atlantic puts it this way:

Somewhat opaquely, Obama, a constitutional law lecturer, has said that the single most important qualification his appointments must possess is empathy for those who are less fortunate. In September, Obama told an audience that he is "committed to appointing judges who understand how law operates in our daily lives, judges who will uphold the values at the core of our Constitution."

Here a list of potential nominees from The Associated Press

Sonia Sotomayor of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

_ Born in 1954 in the Bronx, N.Y. Nominated as a federal judge by President George H.W. Bush on November 27, 1991, and confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1992. Nominated by President Bill Clinton to the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on June 25, 1997, and confirmed by the Senate on October 2, 1998. Graduated from Yale Law School in 1979, and worked in private practice as a lawyer in New York City from 1984-1992 before joining the New York County District Attorney's Office, where she served as assistant district attorney from 1979-1984. She then returned to private practice in New York City from 1984-1992.

Kim McLane Wardlaw of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

_ Born in 1954 in San Francisco. Nominated as a federal judge by President Bill Clinton on August 10, 1995, and confirmed by the Senate on December 22, 1995. Nominated to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals by President Clinton on January 27, 1998, and confirmed by the Senate on July 31, 1998. Graduated from UCLA Law School in 1979 and worked in private practice as a lawyer in Los Angeles from 1980-1995. Worked for President Clinton's Justice Department transition team from 1992-1993 and for Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan's mayoral transition committee in 1993.

Leah Ward Sears, chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court.

_ Born in 1955 in Heidelberg, Germany. Appointed to the Georgia Supreme Court in February 1992 by Georgia Gov. Zell Miller. Became chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court in June 2005. Has announced plans to retire from the Georgia Supreme Court in June 2009. Graduated from Emory University School of Law in 1980 and from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1995 with a master's of law degree. Worked in private practice in Atlanta from 1980-1985. Became a judge in Atlanta's city traffic court in 1985, and was a state Superior Court judge from 1988-1992.

Sandra Lea Lynch, chief judge of the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

_ Born in 1946 in Oak Park, Ill. Nominated to the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals by President Bill Clinton on January 11, 1995, and confirmed by the Senate on March 17, 1995. Became chief judge in 2008. Received law degree from Boston University School of Law in 1971. Became an assistant state attorney general in Massachusetts and taught at Boston University Law School from 1973-1974. Worked as lawyer for the Massachusetts Department of Education from 1974-1978. Went into private practice in Boston from 1978-1995, while also serving as special counsel for the state Judicial Conduct Commission from 1990-1992.

Diane Pamela Wood of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

_ Born in 1950 in Plainfield, N.J. Nominated to the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals by President Bill Clinton on March 31, 1995, and confirmed by the Senate on June 30, 1995. Received a law degree from the University of Texas School of Law in 1975. Clerked for Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun from 1976-1977. Worked as a lawyer adviser in the State Department's Office of the Legal Adviser from 1977-1978. Worked in private practice in Washington, D.C. from 1978-1980 before teaching at Georgetown University from 1980-1981. Worked as a professor at the University of Chicago from 1981-1995, where she also served as associate dean from 1989-1992. Worked at the Justice Department as special assistant to the associate attorney general from 1985-1987, and as the Antitrust Division's deputy assistant attorney general for international, appellate and policy from 1993-1995.

Elena Kagan, U.S. Solicitor General.

_ Born in 1960 in New York City. Nominated for Solicitor General by President Barack Obama. Received a law degree from Harvard Law School in 1986. Worked as a law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall from 1987-1988. Worked in private practice in Washington, D.C. from 1989-1991 and as professor at University of Chicago law school from 1991-1995. Associate counsel to President Bill Clinton 1995-1996, deputy assistant to Clinton for domestic policy and deputy director of the Domestic Policy Council from 1997-1999. Nominated to the U.S Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in 1999 but never received a hearing from the Senate Judiciary Committee. Professor at Harvard Law School since 1999, and dean of the Harvard Law School since 2003.

Johnnie B. Rawlinson of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

_ Born in 1952 in Concord, N.C. Nominated by President Bill Clinton for the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. Nominated for the U.S. District Court by President Clinton in 1998. Received a law degree from University of the Pacific in 1979. Worked in private practice in Las Vegas 1979-1980 and as a staff attorney for Nevada Legal Services in 1980. Worked for the Office of the District Attorney, Clark County, Nev. from 1980-1998 serving as deputy district attorney, chief deputy district attorney and assistant district attorney.

_ Ruben Castillo of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Born in 1954 in Chicago. Nominated by President Bill Clinton for the U.S. District Court in 1994. Received law degree from Northwestern University in 1979. Worked as a lawyer in private practice in Chicago 1979-1984 and 1991-1994. Worked as assistant U.S. attorney in Chicago from 1984-1988. Worked as regional counsel for the Mexican American Legal Defense Fund 1988-1991. Serves as commissioner on the U.S. Sentencing Commission.

_ Merrick B. Garland of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Born in Chicago in 1952. Nominated to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in 1997 by President Bill Clinton. Received law degree from Harvard University in 1977. Clerked for Supreme Court Justice William Brennan 1978-1979. Worked as special assistant U.S. attorney general, 1979-1981. Worked in private practice in Washington, D.C., 1981-1989 and 1992-1993. Worked as assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia 1989-1992. Worked as deputy assistant attorney general in the Justice Department's criminal division, 1993-1994. Worked as principal associate deputy U.S. attorney general, 1994-1997.

_ M. Margaret McKeown of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Born in 1951 in Casper, Wyo. Confirmed to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in 1998 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. Received law degree from Georgetown University in 1975. Worked in private practice in Seattle from 1975-1998. Worked as a White House fellow and special assistant to the secretary of the Interior Department from 1980-1981.

_ Pamela S. Karlan, law professor at Stanford University

Received law degree from Yale University in 1984. Worked as clerk to Justice Harry A. Blackmun, 1985-1986. Worked as assistant counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, 1986-1988. Worked as law professor at University of Virginia from 1988-1998. Works as law professor at Stanford University and co-founded the Stanford Law School Supreme Court Litigation Clinic.

_ Harold Hongju Koh, dean of the Yale University Law School

Born in Boston in 1954. Nominated to be legal adviser to the State Department. Received law degree from Harvard University. Served as law clerk for Justice Harry Blackmun 1981-1982. Private practice in Washington, D.C. 1982-83. Worked in the Office of Legal Counsel at the Justice Department 1983-1985. Worked as law professor at Yale University 1985-1998, 2001-2004. Worked as assistant secretary of state for democracy, human right and labor, 1998-2001. Became Yale law school dean in 2001-present.

_ Kathleen Sullivan, former dean of Stanford Law School.

Born in 1955 in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. Received law degree from Harvard University in 1981. Worked as law professor at Harvard University from 1984-1993. Worked as law professor at Stanford University from 1993-1999. Served as dean of Stanford law school from 1999-2004. Works as law professor at Stanford University.

_ Cass Sunstein, University of Chicago law professor.

Born in 1954. Received law degree from Harvard University in 1978. Clerked for Justice Thurgood Marshall 1979-1980. Worked in Office of Legal Counsel at the Justice Department 1980-1981. Worked as law professor at the University of Chicago from 1981-2008. Nominated by President Barack Obama recently to head the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.

_ Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick.

Born in 1956 in Chicago. Received law degree from Harvard University in 1982. Worked as lawyer for NAACP Legal Defense Fund, 1983 to 1986. Worked in private practice, 1986 to 1994 and in 1997. Worked as assistant attorney general for civil rights at the Justice Department, 1994. Worked as chairman of Texaco Inc.'s Equality and Fairness Task Force, 1997. Worked as vice president and general counsel for Texaco Inc., 1999. Worked as executive vice president and general counsel for The Coca-Cola Co., 2001 to 2004. Became Massachusetts governor, 2006.

_ Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm.

Born in 1959 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Received law degree from Harvard University in 1987. Worked as a full-time aide, Michigan campaign for presidential candidate Michael Dukakis, 1988. Worked as executive assistant for criminal justice issues in the Wayne County executive office, 1988-89. Worked as a prosecutor in the U.S. attorney's office in Detroit, 1990-1995. Worked as Wayne County, Mich., corporation counsel, 1995-1998. Worked as Michigan attorney general, 1999-2002. Became Michigan governor, January 2003.

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Spoof: First GM Vehicle Under Obama Administration Disintegrates (Video)

GM's First Vehicle under the Obama Administration looks a lot like his Presidency so far; falling apart at the seams!

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Thursday, April 30, 2009

WARNING: Graphic Videos Of Deadly Queensday Parade Car Crash In Holland (Video)

I have posted this separately from my previous post on this subject due to its graphic nature. After watching these, I cannot understand how this can be considered anything but terrorism.

This disgusts me. I want this perpetrator prosecuted to the fullest extent of Dutch Law; whatever that may be.

I read earlier that the maximum penalty for this crime is 30 years in prison. That does not seem harsh enough to me.

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Princeton Professor: Blacks "Pretty Excited" That "Brother" Obama Has Not Been Shot Yet (Video)

Last night on MSNBCs Rachel Maddow show, Princeton Professor Melissa Harris-Lacewell discussed President Obama's first 100 days.

Harris-Lacewell, an associate professor of politics, says that even though they (Blacks) aren't supposed to really say it out loud, Blacks are "pretty excited that Barack Obama has not been shot at in his first 100 days."

Then she goes on to proclaim that most African Americans who have achieved Obama's level of success typically have often been subject to violence.

Obama's level of success?

I'm sorry, but exactly how many Black Presidents have there been in America again?

Umm... I'm 99% sure that Barack Obama is the first.

Remember, we are a "nation of cowards".

She defines success: "So its a new day in America that the guy is still giving press conferences 100 days later."

Am I missing something?

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BREAKING: Justice David Souter Will Retire This Year (Video)

President Obama will get his first crack at nominating a Leftist Liberal Radical Activist Judge to America's highest court to replace retiring Justice David Souter.

NPR reports:

NPR has learned that Supreme Court Justice David Souter is planning to retire at the end of the court's current term.

The court has completed hearing oral arguments for the year and will be issuing rulings and opinions until the end of June.

Souter is expected to remain on the bench until a successor has been chosen and confirmed, which may or may not be accomplished before the court reconvenes in October.

At 69, Souter is nowhere near the oldest member of the court, but he has made clear to friends for some time now that he wanted to leave Washington, a city he has never liked, and return to his native New Hampshire.

Now, according to reliable sources, he has decided to take the plunge and has informed the White House of his decision.

Souter's retirement would give President Obama his first appointment to the high court, and most observers expect that he will appoint a woman.

The court currently has one female justice — Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who is recovering from cancer surgery.

Obama was elected with strong support from women.

An Obama pick would be unlikely to change the ideological makeup of the court. Souter, though appointed by the first President Bush, generally votes with the more liberal members of the court, a group of four that is in a rather consistent minority.

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Anti-Torture Rally At The White House Today (Video)

More than 100 anti-torture activists marched to the White House on Thursday to protest against US detention policy.

They also voiced anger against what they consider to be the governments refusal to punish those responsible for torture.

An anonymous source also told ConservativeXpress that these people have no jobs and may be on welfare. They also believe a land of "Happy Little Clouds and Rainbows" and perhaps "little green elfs."

Cuckoo! Cuckoo!

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Keith Olbermann Blasts Miss California Carrie Prejean Over Her "Boob Job" (Video)

Miss California Carrie Prejean continues to be attacked by the Alinsky-inspired MSM for daring to have Christian values and not support the extreme same-sex marriage Left Wing agenda.

Anyone know of any women's rights groups defending this woman yet? Nope? Didn't think so. The character assassination is becoming Palin-esque.

The liberal media hypocrisy grows every day. The woman was asked a question and she gave an honest answer from the heart and soul. Why won't they leave her alone?

I have infinitely more respect for Miss Prejean than I have for Olbermann, Perez Hilton or any other Left Winger criticizing someone with spiritual conviction.

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Olbermann Still Waiting For Hannity Response: "Sean Hannity Waterboarding Challenge Day 8" (Video)

I really hope Sean goes through with this. He can get advice from fellow Fox News employee Steve Harrigan or Vanity Fair's Chris Hitchens.

I'm sure waterboarding sucks, but how can Hannity let Olbermann get the satisfaction of "winning"!

Even better; Sean should challenge Olbermann back and say forget the cash, how about they both undergo waterboarding and compare notes.

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Tom DeLay: "Obama Is Going to Bring the Democrat Party Down" (Video)

Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay appeared on "Hardball". He cheefully makes the above comments and Matthews cannot stand it. "Why are you smiling," asks Matthews sarcastically.

It's okay to drool and slobber and tingle all over Obama, yet when DeLay makes a case for the rise of the GOP at Obama's expense, it's not okay.

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White House Press Laughs At Team Obama Incompetence: Joe Biden, Janet Napolitano, Robert Gibbs And Biden's Swine Flu Gaffe Cover Up Fiasco (Video)

Gibbs has a hard enough time on his own without having to apologize for the Gaffing Veep. Press blasts and laughs at Gibbs for saying "what [Biden] meant to say". Gibbs is called out by Jake Tapper for his "translation" being no where near what Biden actually said.

Unreal. I hope the MSM don't give Biden a pass here, but they will. Just imagine if Dick Cheney had said something similar. Biden is a joke.

From Reuters:

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Thursday he would tell his family to stay off planes or subways to avoid swine flu, prompting his office to go into damage control and the travel industry to complain.

Asked on NBC's "Today" show what he would tell members of his family if they asked him whether they should get on a commercial airliner to Mexico in the next week, Biden said:

"I would tell members of my family -- and I have -- I wouldn't go anywhere in confined places now."

He said the problem is that "when one person sneezes it goes all the way through the aircraft."

"I would not be, at this point, if they had another way of transportation, suggesting they ride the subway. So from my perspective, what it relates to is mitigation," he said.

Janet Napolitano sounded ridiculous as she flat out makes up shit.

Here is Gibbs looking dumber than usual and lying his sorry ass off.

TAPPER: And my other question has to do with remarks that Vice President Biden made this morning on television. Representatives of the travel industry have accused the vice president of coming close to fear mongering because of these comments. I'm wondering if you wanted to clarify or correct or apologize for the remarks that he made.

GIBBS: Well, I think the -- what the vice president meant to say was the same thing that, begun, many members have said in the last few days. And that is if you feel sick, if you are exhibiting symptoms -- flu-like symptoms, coughing sneezing, runny nose, that you should take precautions, that you should limit your travel, and I think he just -- what he said and what he meant to say.

TAPPER: With all due respect, I sympathize with you trying to explain the vice president's comments, but that's not even remotely close to what he said. He was asked about if a members of his family...

GIBBS: Look, I understand what he said, and I'm telling you what he meant to say, which was that... (LAUGHTER BY REPORTERS) ... if somebody is experiencing symptoms -- you heard the president say this last night -- iIf somebody is feeling sick, if somebody is exhibiting symptoms of being sick, then they should take all necessary precautions. Obviously, if anybody was unduly alarmed for whatever reason, we -- we would apologize for that. And I hope that my remarks and remarks of people at CDC and Secretary Napolitano have appropriately cleared up what he meant to say.

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Rep. Michele Bachmann: "We Are Taxing The Minority To Give Gifts To The Majority" (Video)

Rep. Michele Bachmann blasts President Obama for not being receptive to Republican ideas and then criticizes the Liberal's tax and spend mentality and "moral implications" the ensuing debt load places on younger Americans.

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Hero Capt. Richard Phillips: Just Arming Crews Won't Stop Piracy (Video)

Commercial ships working pirate-infested waters should be protected by an armed corps of senior officers backed by government forces, Maersk Alabama Capt. Richard Phillips told Congress Thursday.

Let's see if Obama can round up support from the International Community. Doubt it. And I doubt the U.S. Government will do much either.

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White House Issues Health Advisory To Anyone Who Travelled With Obama To Mexico, White House Aide May Be Swine Flu/H1N1 Carrier (Video)

Robert Gibbs explains the Advisory:

POLITICO reports:

The White House is issuing a health advisory outlining "protective measures" to anyone who traveled on President Barack Obama’s trip to Mexico, after a member of the U.S. delegation is suspected of contracting the swine flu strain on the trip.

The individual – an advance security staffer for Energy Secretary Steven Chu – fell ill with flu-like symptoms while there and appears to have spread the flu to three members of his family. All three have tested probable for swine flu, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs.

Gibbs, who did not name the security aide, said he did not work closely with Obama, didn’t fly on Air Force One and is back at work at the Energy Department.

But the staffer was at a working dinner Obama attended with Mexican officials April 16. The aide “was asked specifically if he ever came within six feet of the president and the answer to that was no,” Gibbs said.

From Breitbart:

WASHINGTON (AP) - A member of the U.S. delegation that helped prepare Energy Secretary Steven Chu's trip to Mexico City has demonstrated flu-like symptoms and his family members have tested probable for swine flu.

White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said Thursday that three members of an aide's family are being tested to see if they have the same strain of swine flu that is threatening to become a pandemic. The aide worked in presidential advance, which is responsible for planning and preparing trips.

Gibbs said that Secretary Chu has not experienced any symptoms. The spokesman also said that President Barack Obama also has had no symptoms of the virus and doctors see no need to conduct any tests on his health.

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Terror In Holland: Car Crash at Dutch Parade; Suspected Attack on Netherlands' Queen Beatrix (Video)

A deadly car crash claimed the lives of 5 spectators at the Queen's Day parade in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. 12 others were wounded in what authorities suspect was an attempted attack on Queen Beatrix and her family.

Warning: More graphic videos are here.

Excerpt with English subtitles, full video below:

From Radio Netherlands:

Queen's Day celebrations in Apeldoorn ended in tragedy, with five people killed and 12 injured, five of them seriously. Just before noon a man deliberately drove his car at high speed into a crowd watching an open-topped coach carrying the Royal Family pass by.

The driver is a 38-year-old Dutchman. The public prosecutor says the man told police the target of this attack was the Royal Family, a crime punishable with a maximum jail sentence of 30 years. The public prosecutor has ruled out terrorism.

The car missed the royal coach by 15 metres and came to a standstill when it crashed into a well-known monument. The driver was injured and had to be cut from his vehicle. He was arrested and taken away for interrogation. He is in hospital and his condition is critical.

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Fox News' Steve Harrigan, Christopher Hitchens Of Vanity Fair Get Waterboarded (Video)

Sean Hannity recently told actor Charles Grodin that he would accept an offer to be waterboarded for charity.

Keith Olbermann challenged Hannity's sincerity by saying he would contribute $1000/second to charity.

It remains to be seen what Hannity decides, but last summer, Vanity Fair's Christopher Hitchens agreed to undergo waterboarding.

Having never been waterboarded, I'll refrain from commenting on Hitchens' reaction, but his experience look pretty tame and mild compared to Fox News' Steve Harrigan's waterboarding demo seen here. Harrigan endures for worse tactics, yet unlike Hitchens, Harrigan believes it is not torture but merely an "efficient" way of getting someone to talk. Maybe Hitchens is just a liberal light weight and Harrigan is tougher. I don't know, just saying.

Read Hitchens' article "Believe Me, It’s Torture":

What more can be added to the debate over U.S. interrogation methods, and whether waterboarding is torture? Try firsthand experience. The author undergoes the controversial drowning technique, at the hands of men who once trained American soldiers to resist—not inflict—it.

In light of recently released memos by the Obama Administration, I post this simply to allow readers to judge for themselves if this constitutes "torture".

Personally, I don't care if it is or isn't; I would rip the fingernails out of terror suspects if it meant protecting my family. To me, the safety and security of America outweighs our worldwide "public image".

But that's just me being a callous right-wing extremist, I guess. So be it.

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Convicted Abu Ghraib Guards Deserve Presidential Pardon (Video)

Former General Janis Karpinski, who was demoted over the Abu Ghraib scandal, calls for clearing convicted guards of abuse. She says recently released memos prove that the soldiers were following Pentagon orders and are therefore not guilty and "deserve their lives back."

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Olbermann Slams Rep. Virginia Foxx Over Her Insensitive Matthew Shepard Comments (Video)

For once, I actually agree with Olbermann. Rep. Foxx should indeed apologize.

Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten, tortured and murdered in Wyoming. His story is portrayed in the play and film "The Laramie Project".

Personally, I disagree with "hate crime" legislation because all crime can be considered "hateful". Does it really matter why someone is murdered? Murder is by definition a "hate crime". Is there really any need to complicate the laws?

That said, Rep. Foxx's comments are truly "despicable", insensitive and shameful.

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"Family Guy" Uses Hitler Joke To Mock Fox News, O'Reilly Not Pleased (Video)

I happen to love "The Family Guy" and appreciate the show's penchant for pushing the envelope.

As a conservative and free speech advocate, I am against all things "Politically Correct". As such, I am not offended by the Hitler joke. Distasteful? Perhaps. But consider the source.

That said, it is at once hypocritical, amusing and I suppose truly "fair and balanced" that Fox Network would attack its Fox News sibling.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

St. Louis Tea Party Protesters Greet President Obama During His First 100 Days Visit To Missouri (Video)

Local 97.1 FM radio host Dana Loesch fired up the crowd outside Fox High School in St. Louis.

Here's some video from today's Tea Party Protest in Arnold, Missouri:Dana Loesch from 97.1 Talk FM and Jim Hoft from Gateway Pundit Blog led the cheering crowd during Obama's visit to St. Louis to celebrate his first 100 days of destruction.

Great job Dana and Jim! Obama needs to hear from the "other 46%"!

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Obama's Enchanted, Surprised, Troubled, Humbled Question During Press Conference (Video)

What the hell kind of questions are these? Odd that Fox News' Major Garrett, despite sitting in the front row, was not allowed to ask a question.

13 questions in 60 minutes. Wow. How informative. The only thing worse then the questions were the rambling answers!

I'm so glad I didn't watch this crap live. Enchanted? What is this, Cinderella? Harry Potter?

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Bill O'Reilly: Bloviating, Long-winded Obama Needs A Shot Clock (Video)

Bill-O says President Obama is not "enchanted", and that he bloviates so much, his press conferences should have a shot clock just like in the NBA.

Guest Bernie Goldberg calls news conferences "snoozers" and classifies use of the word "enchanted" as "metrosexual".

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Obama Song Parody: "Jet Airliner" Mocks Photo Op! (Video)

A parody of Steve Miller's "Jet Airliner" pointing out the lunacy of the Obama Administrations fly by photo op. Written and sung by The Lord of Mirrors.

Again, if we can't laugh, what's the point. The incident is not terribly amusing, but this song parody is.

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Obama Hypocrisy 2.0:: "We Don't Like Meddling In the Private Sector" (Video)

During his staged speech in front of drooling media sycophants, aka press conference, President Obama was asked about his involvement in rescuing the auto industry and he responded: "We Don't Like Meddling In the Private Sector".

He also says he doesn't want to grow government!

Hahahahahahaha! Wow, what a jokester! Seriously, who does he thing he's kidding?

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Video Essay: The Sweep of Obama's 100 Days (Video)

A visual review of President Barack Obama's first 100 days in office, as captured in images by The Associated Press.

For better or for worse, here is 100 days of history in the making!

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President: "Waterboarding Is Torture And Bush Made A Mistake Using It" (Video)

President Obama answers waterboarding question during tonight's staged speech in front of slobbering Obamanites...I mean, his "press conference".

Babble, babble, babble...

He sums it up and attacks Bush Administration at the end of the video.

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Governor Sarah Palin On American Choppers (Video)

I don't see His High Coolness struttin' his "swagga" with motorcycle dudes!

Sarah is so much cooler than Barack!

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First 100 Days - Top 10 Obama Gaffes and Embarrassing Moments Compared to Bush's (Video)

Happy 100 Days, Mr. President!

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CNN Fawns Over Obama's Coolness: "Bottom Line, Every White President Has Had Absolutely No 'Swagga'" (Video)

CNN anchors, Kyra Phillips & T.J. Holmes, slobber, drool and giggle like little school children bragging about the Cool President. Warning: References to Billy Dee Williams and Shaft.

No joke. Anyone going to call the PC police on CNN? This is the second time in a week Holmes has used the word "swagga". Earlier this week, he called Obama a cool "Brotha with Swagga".

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President Obama Takes Swipe At Fox News & "Tea Baggers" (Video)

President Obama takes aim at Fox News and "folks waving tea bags around" during his Missouri Town Hall Meeting celebrating his first 100 Days.

He just doesn't get it, huh? What kind of President singles out a news network like that and criticizes his own citizens he is supposed to serve?

Because Fox News doesn't slobber, tingle and drool at his very presence makes the network consider him "not popular"?

Sure, Beck and Hannity have taken aim at the President, but it's no worse than MSNBCers Matthews, Olbermann and Maddow targeting President Bush. The rest of Fox News continues to be pretty fair and balanced in my mind.

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911 Calls: Panic As Planes Flew Over NYC (Video, Audio)

Just released excerpts from 911 tapes show New York and New Jersey residents were terrified by the sight of a huge passenger jet and an F-16 fighter plane whizzing around the State of Liberty Monday.

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Pimp My Swine Flu Mask! Photo Gallery Of Decorative Masks!

Swine flu's no laughing matter but here's proof that no matter how tough it gets some people will always put a brave face on a crisis.

In Mexico City people have begun decorating their swine flu face masks in a bid to raise a smile in the gloom.

If you can put lipstick on a pig....
See more photos here and here.
Send your Swine Flue Mask pictures to

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DHS Chair Janet Napolitano: "Ultimate Scope" of Swine Flu Outbreak Unknown (Video)

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says federal officials recognize that dealing with the spread of the swine flu virus will be "a marathon, not a sprint."

The man-made virus has officially killed a toddler in Texas. Napolitano said yesterday that the cost of closing the border is not feasable.

I ask; what is the cost of loss of life?

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Cost of Plane Photo-op Tops $300K, Plus Audio Of Panicked Call To 911 (Video)

The White House says an inquiry will take place into a photo-op that happened Monday over New York City. The cost of the photo-op is now more than $300,000.

I still find it hard to believe that President Obama, Rahmbo, Robert Gibbs et. al. had no idea this stunt was planned. It's like Johnny Cochran's "Chewbacca Defense". Chewbacca is a wookie, but he lives on Endor (home of the Ewoks); it just doesn't make sense.

The price includes over $35,000 in jet fuel. I demand the White House pay a "cap-and-trade" tax on these carbon emissions.

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100 Days Of Opposition To Obama: The Video!

Highlights of politicians, pundits and TV and radio personalities slamming Obama over the first 100 Days!

Thanks to leftist for the wonderful compilation!

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Michele Bachmann Gaffe: Blames FDR For "Hoot-Smalley Act" (Video)

The "Hoot-Smalley Act"? Never heard of it. But I wonder if that bill was as disastrous as the asinine Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act. (For the record, President Hoover signed the Smoot-Hawley Act, not FDR.)

For the record, I love Bachmann, but come on!

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Investigative Journalist: Swine Flu A Man Made Virus (Video)

I have been saying from the beginning that there is something suspicious about this virus.

Why else is Janet Napolitano the point man?

Could it be that we are not being told the truth about swine flu? As the virus spreads, more and more people — and even a few virologists — believe H1N1 is a human-engineered pathogen. On April 25, the journalist Wayne Madsen wrote:

Our Mexico City source said a top scientist for the United Nations, who has examined the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa, as well as HIV/AIDS victims, concluded that H1N1 possesses certain transmission “vectors” that suggest that new flu strain has been genetically-manufactured as a military biological warfare weapon. The UN expert believes that Ebola, HIV/AIDS, and the current A-H1N1 swine flu virus are biological warfare agents.

Past swine flu outbreaks have been spread from pigs to humans, who then passed the flu on to other humans. However, with A-H1N1, there have been no reported infections of pigs. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), A-H1N1 has gene segments from North American swine, bird and human flu strains and a segment from Eurasian swine flu. Costa Rica, Brazil, and Peru have issued alerts to check all incoming passengers from Mexico at border crossings, airports, and seaports for symptoms of the swine flu.

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Obama NewSpeak: Don't Call It "Swine Flu"

DHS Chair Janet Napolitano and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack took pains to avoid using "swine flu" or "pig flu" today, opting instead to call the virus by its given name "Obama's Flu", H1N1.

Look. I don't care what they call it, but let's fix the problem before it becomes a worldwide pandemic!

You can put lipstick on a swine, but it's still killing people! Overseas Immunodeficiency Operation? What is it with these people?

U.S. officials want 'swine' out of flu name

What's in a name? U.S. pork producers are finding that the name of the virus spreading from Mexico is affecting their business, prompting U.S. officials to argue for changing the name from swine flu.

At a news briefing, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack took pains to repeatedly refer to the flu as the "H1N1 virus."

"This is not a food-borne illness, virus. It is not correct to refer to it as swine flu because really that's not what this is about," Vilsack said.

Israel has already rejected the name swine flu, and opted to call it "Mexico flu." Jewish dietary laws forbid eating pork.

The Paris-based World Organization for Animal Health also objected to the name, saying the virus contains avian and human components and no pig so far has been found ill with the disease.

And there is growing sentiment in the farm sector to call it the North American virus -- although disease expert Anthony Fauci told a Senate hearing the "swine flu" designation reflected scientific naming protocol.

For U.S. pork producers the swine flu name has hurt, forcing government officials into the position of stressing that American pork is safe to eat and that other countries should not ban imports.

Pork, soybean and corn prices have fallen in the last two days, "and if this continues, obviously you have significant potential, which is why it's important to get this right," Vilsack said.

At the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there was also talk of stripping the "swine" from swine flu, which CDC acting director Richard Besser said was leading to the misapprehension that people can catch the disease from pork.

"That's not helpful to pork producers. That's not helpful to people who eat pork. It's not helpful to people who are wondering, how can they get this infection," Besser told a briefing.

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