August 1, 2011


Obama’s Racial Spoils System
George Picard
The real Barack Obama has emerged: one who hands out tax dollars, pushes policies, and formulates rules and regulations to give preference to black Americans. More

Obama’s Failed Presidency
Steve McCann
Within the term of a president there comes a time and an issue or crisis that define his presidency. Barack Obama has had his and failed. More

Please, Mr. President, May I Have Some More?
Jeffrey Folks
These days conservatives are feeling a lot like little Oliver Twist — asking the President and Congress for more in the way of spending cuts and receiving only rough treatment in return. More

Yes Dorothy, President Obama Is A Very Bad Wizard
Geoffrey P. Hunt
Finally defrocked at his own hand by a pathetic performance in what should have been an unremarkable low profile legislative routine. More

Cloward-Piven Paradise Now?
Jeannie DeAngelis
Combine class warfare, demonizing the rich, getting as many people onto the welfare rolls as possible, and pushing the economic system to collapse and you have a flawless formula for Cloward-Piven 2.0. More

1. SHOCKING VIDEO: Christian Persecution: Muslim rapes Christian Toddler for Failure to Convert to Islam
2. VIDEO: CNN’s Don Lemon And Sen. Rand Paul [R] Clash Over The Tea Party’s Role In The Debt Crisis
3. VIDEO: Senator Rubio [R] Debates Senator Kerry [D] on Senate Floor
4. Atheists’ Lawsuit Against Displaying Ground Zero Cross at 9/11 Museum is Insane
5. VIDEO: UCLA professor’s new book empirically demonstrates liberal media bias
6. Vice President charging Secret Service for cottage rental
7. VIDEO: NBC News’ Most Recent Star, Al Sharpton, as He Carries Out His Host Assignment with Flawless Execution
8. VIDEO: Iranian Woman Blinded, Disfigured by Acid Shows Mercy to Attacker from Receiving the Same Fate
9. VIDEO: ‘Future is up to us’: Israel protest gathers 150,000
10. How Mexican killers got U.S. guns from ‘Fast and Furious’ operation

Fifth Column Sabotage against the USA

and against our Critical Infrastructure

Tom Marin, Maj. Gen. Paul Vallely, US Army (Ret)

Over the course of the last several years, some Americans are gradually waking up to the fact that our “essence of being” as a nation and as individuals is under a constant state of attack.

Obstructionist Politics: Denying a Vote

Frank Salvato

If partisanship in Washington, DC, is the thing that the American people most loathe about the political class in our country, recent debt ceiling debates must make some people furious.

The Media, Absurdity and Knee-Jerk Analysis:

Equating the Norway bombing and the latest Fort Hood incident.

John Bernard

How can the media compare Norwegian killer Anders Behring Breivik to Naser Jason Abdo, an alleged Islamist terrorist?

White House’s Over-the-Cliff Moment

Salena Zito

Future historians may wonder why the White House failed to focus on the consuming issue of the present time: the economy — and, in particular, jobs.

What’s Really Killing Carbon Capture And Storage?

Paul Driessen

Bloomberg magazine bemoans dying interest in carbon capture and storage (CCS), while the boss hastens its demise.

Today’s Hot Topics

We choose, you peruse.

  1. Reid, McConnell endorse deal, will present to rank and file Monday [THE HILL]

  2. Debt Deal: What’s In It [AP]

  3. Suspect arrested in slayings of U.S. Consulate employees [WT]

  4. How they resolved the defense spending issue in the debt limit compromise [WASHINGTON EXAMINER]

  5. Bush to Be in NYC to Mark 10th Anniversary of 9/11 [ABC]

  6. Yemen’s Ailing President Calls for End to Street Protests [FOX]

  7. Former White House Advisor Van Jones Goes on NPR to Promote His Anti-Tea Party Group [THE BLAZE]

  8. Within months after Becoming President, a covert operation was launched to allow gun sales to people with ties to the Mexican drug cartels [HUMAN EVENTS]

  9. ObamaCare Fallout: Boston Scientific to lay off 1,200-plus While Hiring 1000 in China, Company mum on effect in Mass. [NEWS ALERT]

  10. Violence in Iraq Increasing; June Deadliest Month for U.S. Soldiers in 2 Years [CNS]


How the Obamas (and the Guilty Left) Can Pay More Taxes
Paul B. Matthews
A quick cure for those worried about “not paying their fair share.” More

NOAA’s Climate Office: Precursor to Cap and Trade?
Mike Johnson
Cap and trade remains a key element in President Obama’s vow of a “fundamental transformation of America,” despite legislative branch setbacks. Now he may have found a way around the Constitution’s checks and balances. More

Using the Military for Politics
August 1, 2011
Last night, Adm. Mullen, an Obama lackey, has warned the military members under his command that they might not get paid. This statement is patently false, unless the Obama Administration decides not to pay the troops More

People turning against ‘The Party of Government’
August 1, 2011
Democrats’ problems go beyond “messaging.” More

20 Signs That You Are A Psychopath

U.S. Leaders Strike Debt Deal – Mascaro & Hennessey, Los Angeles Times
The President Surrenders – Paul Krugman, New York Times
White House: Lot for Dems to Love in Deal – Sam Youngman, The Hill
Satan Sandwiches and House Democrats – John Podhoretz, Commentary
How the Tea Party Won the Deal – Peter Beinart, The Daily Beast
Obama Hurt by Debt Debate – George Condon, National Journal
Heroes, Sidekicks Do What Obama Can’t – John Sununu, Boston Globe
The GOP’s Extortion Politics – Steve Benen, Washington Monthly
Boehner’s Skillful Handling a Win for GOP – Michael Medved, Daily Beast
Capitulation or Cagey Move by Obama? – Wallsten & Nakamura, Wash Post
Whatever Comes Next, Obama Is In Trouble – Clive Crook, Financial Times
Battle for Hispanic Vote Already Underway – Juan Williams, The Hill
HC Vote Highlights Obama’s Challenge in Ohio – Caitlin Huey-Burns, RCP
The Grown-Up Primary: Huntsman vs. Romney – John Heilemann, NY Mag
Barack Obama the Pessimist – Fouad Ajami, Wall Street Journal
What Happened That Night in Abbottabad – Eric Schmidle, The New Yorker
Hint of Deal as Congress Wrangles – Carl Hulse, New York Times
Election 2012: Longtime Huntsman Confidant Forced Out of Campaign


To Escape Chaos, a Terrible Deal – New York Times
A Crucial First Step in a Very Long Journey – Chicago Tribune
Tea Party Gamesmanship an Act of Recklessness – San Francisco Chronicle
Debt Deal a Partial Solution at Best – Orange County Register

The debt deal: Winners and losers

Republicans and Democrats have hammered out a last-minute agreement to raise the debt ceiling and cut over $2 trillion. If it passes, will anyone be happy?

Best opinion:Wash. Post, Wall St. Journal, New Republic…

Gay Marriage Battle  

Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas) says he supports states' right and a constitutional amendment to override states' rights, at least regarding gay marriage.


Rick Perry’s ‘incomprehensible’ gay marriage ‘flip-flop’

August 1, 2011, at 9:18 AMThe conservative Texas governor says he supports states’ right to allow gay marriage — but he also supports a constitutional amendment to ban it. Huh?

The National Debt  

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-K.Y.) gives a thumbs up when asked Sunday if a debt deal has been reached: The Senate Minority leader has come out of the debt debate a (relative) crowd favorite.


The debt deal: Winners and losers

August 1, 2011, at 10:01 AMRepublicans and Democrats have hammered out a last-minute agreement to raise the debt ceiling and cut over $2 trillion. If it passes, will anyone be happy?

Health and Science  

In many European hospitals, hypnosis is being used to dull patients' pain as doctors slice into their skin.


Can hypnosis replace anesthesia?

August 1, 2011, at 7:30 AMUsing a “modified state of conscious” to dull the pain of minor surgery is moving into the medical mainstream — at least in Europe


Leao, a dog in Brazil, sits vigil at her owner's gravesite after the fatal landslides January 2011: Leoa is one of many dogs who have recently shown courageous acts of loyalty for the ones they love.


The phenomenon of grieving dogs: The ultimate loyalty

August 1, 2011, at 7:00 AMLiving up to the title of man’s best friend, these dogs face danger and death to stay near the ones they love


The Smurfs and 8 other 'worst movies of the year': A slideshow


The Smurfs and 8 other ‘worst movies of the year’: A slideshow

July 29, 2011, at 5:58 PMBefore the tiny blue critters bombed with critics, several other 2011 flicks were all slapped with Hollywood’s least desirable superlative

U.S. Opinion  

Sen. Harry Reid (D-N.V.) speaks to reporters about debt debates.


Weekend talking points: 7 top stories

July 29, 2011, at 5:12 PMWhat happened this week? Washington made a mess of the debt-ceiling debate. The world remembered Amy Winehouse. And the NFL saved its season

Health and Science  

Overdoses of acetaminophen, the key ingredient in Extra Strength Tylenol, send 56,000 Americans to the emergency ward each year.


Time to cut back on Tylenol?

July 29, 2011, at 4:44 PMTo reduce the risk of accidental overdoses, the maker of the popular pain medication will lower the maximum daily dose

War in Libya  

A man mourns during the burial of Libya's rebel military commander Gen. Abdel Fattah Younes, whose assassination could ratchet up tensions within the anti-Gadhafi army.


The ‘ominous’ assassination of Libya’s rebel commander

July 29, 2011, at 4:20 PMA controversial defector suspected of remaining loyal to Moammar Gadhafi is killed under mysterious circumstances. Will this split the opposition in two?

The National Debt  

President Obama urged Americans to contact their Congressmen via Twitter, to bloggers' amusement.


Obama’s ‘call to tweet’: The wisecracks

July 29, 2011, at 4:06 PMThe president urges Americans to pressure Congress into a bipartisan debt compromise — using 140 characters or less


Gaming Obsessions  

The Nintendo 3DS' $250 price tag gets slashed by $80 after the hand-held gaming console posts disappointing sales figures.


The Nintendo 3DS price slash: 4 takeaways

July 29, 2011, at 3:28 PMAfter a disappointing second quarter, the gaming giant is taking extreme measures to win back customers. What went wrong?

Mysteries of Space  

An asteroid (circled in green) is tracking Earth from 50 million miles away, according to astronomers.


Is an asteroid stalking Earth?

July 29, 2011, at 2:53 PMWe are not alone: A newly discovered asteroid is following Earth, tracing our orbit as we circle the Sun



Forget cowboys and indians: In "Cowboys and Aliens," James Bond (Daniel Craig) and Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) steal the show.


Cowboys and Aliens: So crazy it works?

July 29, 2011, at 1:33 PMThe latest summer blockbuster ingeniously mashes up two of Hollywood’s most popular (and tired) film genres

Sex and Relationships  

A woman of divorced parents (not pictured) vows not to make the same mistakes and yet finds herself, four years after her own divorce, wondering if things could have been different.


Not our parents’ divorce

July 29, 2011, at 1:27 PMWe were best friends and loving parents, says Susan Gregory Thomas, and we believed it couldn’t happen to us


Parenting Controversies  

A nurse checks on a baby born in 1991 to a woman addicted to crack: Prescription-drug-addicted newborns may be the new "crack babies," researchers say.


The new crack babies: Blame prescription drugs?

July 29, 2011, at 12:32 PMLegal prescription drugs have become a troubling addiction for pregnant women — and their children are paying the price

Captain America Versus the Unmentionable Enemy!

by Andrew Klavan

Why should it be difficult in any way for our filmmakers to tell stories celebrating America’s ongoing fight against the Islamist foes of freedom?

Read bullet | Comments bullet

Debt Deal: First Down or Air Ball?

by Richard Fernandez

The devil is in the details and it will be interesting to see which side fared better in the standoff. ALSO READ: President Jumps The Gun, Makes Awful Assumptions

Why Obama Should Be Re-Elected

by Frank J. Fleming

It will be much easier to edit Wikipedia, for one.

Who Has More Debt? Red States or Blue States?

by Roger Kimball

Suddenly the familiar election map takes on a new meaning.

Losers All Around in Debt Limit Debate

by Rich Baehr

Ultimately, the political dysfunction on display in Washington doesn’t make either party look very good.

Republicans Have a Golden Opportunity to Win the Latino Vote

by Ruben Navarrette Jr.

They can make a good start by offering Latino voters what they crave most: respect.

Roger L. Simon Backs Breitbart on GOProud vs. CPAC

by Roger L Simon

I am appalled by the decision of CPAC’s new management.

Obama, Geithner Hold All the Face Cards in Debt Ceiling Fight

by Jazz Shaw

The administration will get to choose who gets government checks and who doesn’t.

  • Share/Bookmark

Leave a Reply

Ads Plugin created by Jake Ruston - Sponsored by Broyhill Furniture.