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Naked socialism makes inroads in Seattle w/ election of #OWS Socialist

Posted by: ST on November 16, 2013 at 5:12 pm » 9 Comments

The Associated Press reports that an Occupy Wall Street protester who publicly identified herself as a Socialist while running to serve on the city council in Seattle has won the election (via Memeorandum): SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle voters have elected a socialist to city council for the first time in modern history. Kshama Sawant’s lead […]

 

Highly critical NBC story on #Obamacare disappears, then mysteriously reappears

Posted by: ST on October 29, 2013 at 12:58 am » 9 Comments

Several hours ago this story was published at the NBC News site, but mysteriously disappeared – after serious social media pushback on it from the White House. Coincidence? Here’s a snippet: President Obama repeatedly assured Americans that after the Affordable Care Act became law, people who liked their health insurance would be able to keep […]

 

#NCPOL: Dem “candidate recruiter” group that doxed me is registering voters for @NCDemParty

Posted by: ST on October 27, 2013 at 1:30 pm » 2 Comments

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#Obamacare train wreck: thousands of elderly losing the doctors they like

Posted by: Phineas on October 25, 2013 at 2:20 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Well, that’s not fair of me. Elderly, ill New Yorkers on the Medicare Advantage program actually have a choice: they can give up their doctor and take whomever their insurance will give them (whether they like that person or not); they can give up their insurance and pay for the doctor themselves; […]

 

Quote of the Day: NYT reporter on secretive “control-freak” Obama admin

Posted by: ST on October 6, 2013 at 10:37 am » 3 Comments

What we’ve known all along (bolded emphasis added by me ) – via Memeorandum: Leonard Downie, a former executive editor of The Washington Post, is the Weil family professor of journalism at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University. This article is based on his report “The Obama Administration and the Press,” […]

 

Disturbing: Congress, staff members will get abortion coverage under #Obamcare exchanges

Posted by: ST on October 1, 2013 at 11:28 am » 1 Comment

Quite simply … wow: The Office of Personnel Management ruled Monday that members of Congress and their staffs will be able to buy health care plans that pay for abortions, even though the premiums are funded largely by taxpayer money — a move that conservatives say breaks federal law on abortion funding. Under the terms […]

 

The day we almost nuked North Carolina

Posted by: Phineas on September 20, 2013 at 3:57 pm » 15 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Well, this is reassuring: In 1961, a nuclear-armed B-52 breaks up over Goldsboro, North Carolina, and in the process releases two 4-megaton H-bombs, one of which nearly detonated: The accident happened when a B-52 bomber got into trouble, having embarked from Seymour Johnson Air Force base in Goldsboro for a routine flight […]

 

Moral Bankruptcy Continued: “Feminist” explains why sex selective abortions are “ok”

Posted by: ST on September 20, 2013 at 10:43 am » 1 Comment

Another day, another example of the utter failure of the modern day “feminist” movement when it comes to the responsibility and accountability of women (hat tip): When you talk about being pro-choice, sex selective abortion is often slung at you as the triumphant gotcha. “You love women so much you want them to be in […]

 

The IRS scandal over the targeting of Tea Party groups is still alive and well

Posted by: ST on September 18, 2013 at 10:42 am » 3 Comments

The USA Today files a report on what they found after their analysis of a list they obtained from the IRS – a list of which 80% of those identified were affiliated with the Tea Party or other conservative groups (via Memeorandum): WASHINGTON — Newly uncovered IRS documents show the agency flagged political groups based […]

 

Child bride marriages in Yemen must end, and they must end now

Posted by: ST on September 17, 2013 at 11:47 am » 3 Comments

Horrifying: Sanaa, Yemen (CNN) – Yemen’s human rights minister wants child marriage outlawed after an 8-year-old girl reportedly died of internal injuries that she suffered on her wedding night. When reports emerged last week that a girl named Rawan, from the northern Yemeni town of Haradh, died a few days after being married off to a […]