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#875991 Mar 19, 2013
#875992 Mar 19, 2013
Conservative Policy Wonks Criticize Paul Ryan’s Budget
The criticisms reveal a divide between conservative thinkers, who are hungry for policy innovation in the Republican Party, and its top policy guru, who remains wedded to a set of ideas that served his party badly in the 2012 elections.
#875993 Mar 19, 2013
anti business communists.
NYC recently joined the other meddlers when the City Council overrode Bloomberg's veto and passed this ridiculous law that will be a bonus for trial lawyers and the litigation happy while handicapping businesses with more stupid regulations.
'It’s now illegal to discriminate against the unemployed in New York
By Alex Moore
On Wednesday New York City approved a new law making it illegal to discriminate against the unemployed in the hiring process, marking the most aggressive advocacy measure for the unemployed since the economy collapsed in 2007.
Much like anti-discrimination laws meant to protect women and minorities in hiring, the new law makes it illegal for employers to set a preference against currently unemployed applicants. The new law goes further than measures already in place elsewhere in the country that bar employers from stipulating in job listings that applicants must be currently employed. New York’s new law will actually let applicants sue prospective employers if they believe they were overlooked simply because they’re unemployed.
The city passed the law over Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s objections. Bloomberg, who tried to veto the measure, believes the free market should determine hiring practices and that it’s not up for the government to regulate.'
#875994 Mar 19, 2013
Yes, Hillary did have a base of morons and lost to Obama. The leftwing lamestream media skewered her unfairly. The Rolling Stone Magazine portrayed her as a redneck, having a picture of her in the back of a red pickup truck with a pack of cigarettes rolled up in her sleeve and a flask in her back pocket.
The leftwing media really did the country a disservice by colluding with Obama and not telling the American people the truth, but that's what the far left fascist movement does to keep ignorant morons that can't think for themselves like you in their camp.
#875995 Mar 19, 2013
Americans missed the opportunity to have someone in charge when they re-elected The Empty Suit this past November. Amnesty for criminals will ensure Obama's vision for this country's future: a non-superpower entitlement state resembling Zimbabwe with an economy like Greece and MexiBonics as the official language.
#875996 Mar 19, 2013
No. Why? Do you?
Speaking of percolating ... You've had enough coffee, twitch!
"trotted off without loser" ... Seems you've trotted off without YOURS ...
It's not the culture. It's the defective skkkkippp in your chip.
#875997 Mar 19, 2013
Fifty six Iraqi's blown to sht on the 10th anniversary of Shock and awe__scores injured.
#875998 Mar 19, 2013
On Tuesday, at this 10th anniversary of the American Invasion of Iraq, we would do well to remind ourselves about some painful facts.[...][T]he leaders of the Bush administration were intent on invading from the beginning of their time in the White House. When the 9-11 attacks occurred, Bush cabinet members immediately discussed how that tragedy could be used to justify an invasion.
Bush himself asked me to try to pin the blame for 9-11 on Iraq.
#875999 Mar 19, 2013
No, No, No, my pritty. Not so fast. You still have to answer for the harley harlot. And I'm not that easy. And far from instant.
Now, on the other hand, there are those, you just add water
#876000 Mar 19, 2013
Exactly 10 years ago the American invasion of Iraq commenced, launching one of military history's most egregious strategic non sequiturs. Not since Napoleon Bonaparte's ill-fated expedition to Egypt and Syria (1798-1801)-- from which he ultimately fled, losing an army and a fleet -- has the world seen a great power so humbled in the pursuit of illusory goals. Napoleon's dream was to use his incomparable army to spread French revolutionary and democratic ideals across a key portion of the Muslim world. But, as historian Lynn Montross once noted, "The masses were too fatalistic to be stirred by promises of a liberty they neither understood nor trusted."
The grand American goal in the Middle East, pursued some two centuries after Napoleon but with nearly the same idea in mind that had motivated him, foundered for similar reasons. The military occupation of Iraq, predictably, sparked a general uprising. But whereas Lord Nelson's great victory at Aboukir Bay forced an end to the French campaign, no such dramatic intervention drove American forces out. So they stayed, at a cost of over a trillion dollars, tens of thousands of soldiers' lives lost or shattered, and with the mounting Iraqi death toll rising well above 100,000. A debacle.
#876001 Mar 19, 2013
five years ago today.....
Cheney: On the security front, I think there’s a general consensus that we’ve made major progress, that the surge has worked. That’s been a major success.
Martha Raddatz: Two-third of Americans say it’s not worth fighting.
Martha Raddatz: So? You don’t care what the American people think?
#876002 Mar 19, 2013
Now, with the GOP in a moment of crisis and struggling to find a direction, condemnation of the war flows quickly and easily out of the mouths of movement leaders.
"It didn't work, ok?" veteran conservative activist Grover Norquist, head of Americans for Tax Reform, said in an interview. "I'm waiting for the architects of those policies to get up and say it didn't work, but it's tough to expect that because they never articulated what the hell they were doing."
"It's taken away the Republican party's historic advantage on foreign policy that dates back at least to the beginning of the Cold War," he said.
Conservatives also feel that Bush's response to 9/11 reduced the GOP's other advantage over Democrats, as the party of fiscal responsibility and limited government. The size of government grew dramatically after the attacks, as Bush created the Department of Homeland Security and opened up the government check book to an army of defense contractors. It was the biggest expansion of the federal budget since the New Deal.
"The Bush administration, whenever it saw a crisis, increased the size of government," Norquist said.
#876003 Mar 19, 2013
Too bad The Ice Man didn't take that attitude when he wanted to strike Iran's nuclear facilities back in the Spring/Summer of '06 and President Bush said NO.
#876004 Mar 19, 2013
Who you calling a right winger whiner, you tree humping, tin foil pointy hat corner sitting, phat crayon wahwahwah wahwahwahwahoo.
Listen at you...wahwahwahwahwah wahhhh.... I bet you bust yer crayons up and throw them in a pile and stomp off pouting too!
Quit your whining and do something constructive-like finding a cap for volcanic ash activity to lessen depletion in the ozone layer. And the let the damn trees in the rain forests be too!
#876005 Mar 19, 2013
Could explain why murdered ambassador was in attacked facility
TEL AVIV – Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., may have dropped a bombshell in an interview with Fox News in which he stated that murdered U.S Ambassador Christopher Stevens was in Benghazi to keep weapons caches from falling into the hands of terrorists.
Until now, no official explanation for Stevens deployment to Libya has acknowledged any such activity.
Stevens reportedly died from smoke inhalation as a result of the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks on the U.S. special mission and CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya.
The official State Department probe into the Benghazi attacks stated Stevens was sent to Benghazi to “establish a U.S. presence in Libya.”
“The State Department had been absent from Libya since the Embassy in Tripoli suspended operations and evacuated its American personnel on February 25, 2011, amidst an escalating campaign by Muammar Qaddafi to suppress violently a popular uprising against his rule,” continued the report.
The report stated Stevens made the decision to travel to the Benghazi mission on Sept. 11 on his own,“independently of Washington, per standard practice.”
The report did not state the specific purpose of Stevens’ visit to the mission other than to later mention he held a meeting there with a Turkish diplomat.
Neither the State Department probe nor any other official government explanation previously mentioned securing weapons caches as part of Stevens’ mission in Libya.
However, in an interview Friday with Fox News, host Bret Baier asked Graham why Stevens was in the Benghazi mission despite the many known security threats to the facility.
Graham replied,“Because that’s where the action was regarding the rising Islamic extremists who were trying to get their hands on weapons that are flowing freely in Libya.”
The senator stated,“We were desperately trying to control the anti-aircraft missiles, the man pads that were all over Libya, that are now all over the Mideast.”
WND has filed numerous reports quoting Middle East security officials who described the mission in Benghazi as a meeting place to coordinate aid for the rebel-led insurgencies in the Middle East, including the transfer of weapons to rebels.
Two weeks after the Benghazi attacks, WND also broke the story that Stevens himself played a central role in recruiting jihadists to fight Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria, according to Egyptian security officials.
In November 2012, Middle Eastern security sources further described both the U.S. mission and nearby CIA annex in Benghazi as the main intelligence and planning center for U.S. aid to the rebels that was being coordinated with Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
Many rebel fighters are openly members of terrorist organizations, including al-Qaida.
Among the tasks performed inside the Benghazi facility was collaborating with countries, most notably Turkey, on the recruitment of fighters – including jihadists – to target Assad’s regime, the security officials said.
Stevens served as a key contact with the Saudis to coordinate the recruitment by Saudi Arabia of Islamic fighters from North Africa and Libya, Egyptian security officials told WND. The jihadists were sent to Syria via Turkey to attack Assad’s forces, said the security officials.
The officials said Stevens also worked with the Saudis to send names of potential jihadi recruits to U.S. security organizations for review. Names found to be directly involved in previous attacks against the U.S., including in Iraq and Afghanistan, were ultimately not recruited by the Saudis to fight in Syria, said the officials.
Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2013/03/did-senator-drop-b...
#876006 Mar 19, 2013
that kind of attitude, stated loud and long, is the only reason we even need to worry about Iran.
#876007 Mar 19, 2013
"It was 20 years ago today ... "
#876008 Mar 19, 2013
the right wing media sites don't seem to have much to say about Iraq today.
more telling than if they had.
Since: Feb 13
#876009 Mar 19, 2013
You mean we could have elected a man that hides his money in off shore accounts and promised to do EXACTLY each and everything that Bush did.
Tell us all how those ten years of Bush tax cuts created jobs and paid the bills.
#876010 Mar 19, 2013
So what's Obama going do about it now?
Pacify them to disarm, loud and looooong?
Send in Al Gore, he'll philosophize them to death.
They'll throw themselves in the reactors.
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