Archive for May, 2009
In the short time that President Obama has been in office, there have been many breaches of foreign protocol such as an overt familiarity with the British Queen and bowing to the Saudi King. But the most significant indiscretion will occur tonight as homosexuality is promoted in our embassy in a foreign land — in […]
World Bank President Calls Stimulus Measures ‘Sugar High,’ Says Unemployment Will Rise…
It must be said, that like the breaking of a great dam, the American decent into Marxism is happening with breath taking speed, against the back drop of a passive, hapless sheeple, excuse me dear reader, I meant people.
True, the situation has been well prepared on and off for the past century, especially the past […]
Obama broke tax promises: Approves largest increase ever in taxes on tobacco (Value Added Tax on the way)
The largest increase in tobacco taxes ever took effect despite Obama’s promise not to raise taxes of any kind on families earning under $250,000 or individuals under $200,000. The cigarette tax disproportionately affects the poor, who are more likely to smoke than the rich.
While Obama’s tax promises last year were most often made in the […]
A reporter for a small newspaper was forcibly removed from a press area near Air Force One shortly before President Barack Obama arrived at Los Angeles International Airport to depart California early Thursday.
Airport security officers carried the woman away by the feet and arms as she protested her removal.
She later identified herself as Brenda Lee, […]
Federal Tax Revenue Drops $138 Billion
Federal tax revenue plunged $138 billion, or 34%, in April vs. a year ago the biggest April drop since 1981, a study released Tuesday by the American Institute for Economic Research says. “It illustrates how severe the recession has been,” said study author Kerry Lynch.
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Is this the end of America as we know it? - Couple Ordered to Stop Holding Bible Study at Home Without Permit
Pastor David Jones and his wife Mary have been told that they cannot invite friends to their San Diego, Calif. home for a bible study — unless they are willing to pay tens of thousands of dollars to San Diego County.
“On Good Friday we had an employee from San Diego County come to our […]
Even as he conceded there is still much hard work to do, President Obama was in a boastful mood Wednesday night, telling a star-studded crowd at a fundraising dinner that he “would put these first four months up against any prior administration since FDR.”
The president, speaking to a dinner that included Hollywood A-listers like Kiefer […]
As more consumers struggle with bills, their credit scores are paying a price.
From the third quarter of 2008 to the first quarter of 2009 — the latest data available — the average TransUnion credit score dropped 6 points to 651, the credit bureau says. Scores fell more dramatically in states hardest hit by the housing […]
A debate in Washington could lead to you paying more for everything.
The possible tradeoff? Better health care for all.
Policymakers are debating a value-added tax, or VAT. Put simply, it’s a national sales tax. The concept was dismissed as a nonstarter among policymakers in the past, but is now wiggling its way into political conversation, according […]
Army chief says US ready to be in Iraq 10 years
Spam now accounts for 90.4 percent of all e-mail, according to a report released Monday from security vendor Symantec. This means that 1 out of every 1.1 e-mails is junk. The report also notes that spam shot up 5.1 percent just from April to May.
Spam on the rise.
Symantec’s May 2009 MessageLabs Intelligence report reveals […]
Country risks further international isolation as underground nuclear explosion triggers earthquake. North Korea today risked further international isolation after it claimed to have successfully tested a nuclear weapon as powerful as the atomic bomb that destroyed Hiroshima.
The test comes less than two months after the North enraged the US and its allies by test firing […]
Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Monday rejected a Western proposal for it to “freeze” its nuclear work in return for no new sanctions and ruled out any talks with major powers on the issue.The comments by the conservative president, who is seeking a second term in a June 12 election, are likely to further disappoint […]
PRESIDENT OBAMA’S Iran policy has, in all likelihood, already failed. On its present course, the White House’s approach will not stop Tehran’s development of a nuclear fuel program — or, as Iran’s successful test of a medium-range, solid-fuel missile last week underscored, military capacities of other sorts. It will also not provide an alternative to […]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday rebuffed U.S. calls to impose a freeze on all settlement activity in the occupied West Bank, setting the stage for friction with President Barack Obama. “We do not intend to build any new settlements, but it wouldn’t be fair to ban construction to meet the needs of natural […]
Iran’s former Revolutionary Guards chief Mohsen Rezai warned on Sunday he could stop Israel with “one strike” and said it would not dare to threaten the Islamic republic if he is elected president. “My government… understands missiles and tanks as well as foreign policy and knows exactly where Israel’s sensitive spots are. It could stop […]