Monthly Archives: December 2011

Police: Gunmen kill five Iraq Sunni militia

When the Clown in Chief announced that he was withdrawing American troops from Iraq to fulfill a campaign promise, a number of us remembered our withdrawal from Vietnam and the aftermath. Now, from Baghdad comes this. Security official: “Al-Qaida sleeper cell groups are … Continue reading

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Iran’s saber-rattling hides internal divisions

Iran wants to give a show of strength. After threatening to block oil transports in the Persian Gulf, it has now announced maneuvers involving long-range missiles in the strategically important waterway. Iran will “test several long-range missiles in the Persian … Continue reading

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Democratic fundraiser convicted of engineering $21 million bank fraud scheme

Courtney Dupree is a former Tarheel basketball player who hosted a 2008 fundraiser for Obama A Democratic fundraiser was found guilty Friday of engineering a $21 million bank fraud scheme. Courtney Dupree was convicted of vastly overstating the billings of his … Continue reading

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The Pledge of Allegiance

                    The Pledge of Allegiance I pledge allegiance to the Flag and the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands. One Nation under God, Indivisible with Liberty and Justice for all. 30 words that defines … Continue reading

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U.S. mulls transfer of Taliban prisoner in perilous peace bid

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration is considering transferring to Afghan custody a senior Taliban official suspected of major human rights abuses as part of a long-shot bid to improve the prospects of a peace deal in Afghanistan, (Well if … Continue reading

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The Religion of Peace? – Uganda: Muslims Throw Acid on Bishop Who Opposes Sharia Courts

KAMPALA, Uganda, December 28 (CDN) — Islamic extremists threw acid on a church leader on Christmas Eve shortly after a seven-day revival at his church, leaving him with severe burns that have blinded one eye and threaten sight in the … Continue reading

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And this from the birthplace of “The Star Spangled Banner” – State Says American Flag Violates Law

A Maryland community is up in arms after state highway workers removed an American flag honoring military personnel from a traffic circle and threw it into a dump truck. “We want our flag back,” Rhonda Winkler told Fox News & … Continue reading

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How Stars Supported U.S. Troops in 2011

Every year there are scores of big stars who go out of their way to show their support for the United States Armed Forces serving here and overseas. 2011 proved to be no exception as a range of celebrities showed their appreciation. … Continue reading

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Soros’ Latest Israel Project

There are real social and economic problems in Israel, but the left has made a career out of exploiting those problems. And Soros’ latest Israeli project is a subversive attempt to gain influence and undermine the country If you have … Continue reading

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Congress ends corn ethanol subsidy

Personal Note: There is another post, To Survive, Some Biofuels Companies Give Up on Biofuels which shows how one company is changing direction. Can anyone see a connection?…OM Washington —The United States has ended a 30-year tax subsidy for corn-based ethanol … Continue reading

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To Survive, Some Biofuels Companies Give Up on Biofuels

Companies such as Gevo hope to become profitable by turning corn into chemicals. Gevo, a prominent advanced-biofuels company that has received millions in U.S. government funding to develop fuels made from cellulosic sources such as grass and wood chips, is … Continue reading

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Gaza Christians long for days before Hamas cancelled Christmas

Since the Palestinian Authority left the Gaza Strip, festive celebrations and displays of crucifixes have become taboo When the Latin patriarch came to Gaza’s Holy Family church to celebrate Christmas mass last week, he instructed a full house of Catholic and … Continue reading

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Bet You Don’t Hear This On LSM – Phoenix Mosque Leader Accused of Molestation

PHOENIX – A high ranking Muslim leader is behind bars, arrested by Phoenix Police on suspicion of molesting a 10-year-old boy. This guy is an imam, the highest ranking leader at a central Phoenix mosque. Police say after his arrest … Continue reading

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Damn I Was Wrong – It Didn’t Take A Month – The Killing Has Begun

When the withdrawal of troops from Iraq began I, among others, pondered when the “Saigon Moment” would begin. Even Topshot’s outstanding analysis brought up this point.  I predicted that the killing would really begin after the 1st of the year, well … Continue reading

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Countrywide Gave Four Members Of Congress Discounted Loans, Investigators Allege

Congressional investigators said Monday that four House members received VIP discounted loans from the former Countrywide Financial Corp., the lender whose subprime mortgages was largely responsible for the nation’s foreclosure crisis. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., chairman of the House Oversight … Continue reading

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Virginia residents oppose preparations for climate-related sea-level rise

Over his long career as a public planner, Lewis L. Lawrence grew accustomed to the bland formalities of planning commission meetings in Virginia’s Middle Peninsula, where forgetting to cover one’s mouth while yawning through a lecture was about as rude … Continue reading

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Obama 2012 campaign’s Operation Vote focuses on ethnic minorities, core liberals

President Obama’s campaign is developing an aggressive new program to expand support from ethnic minority groups and other traditional Democratic voters as his team studies an increasingly narrow path to victory in next year’s reelection effort. The program, called “Operation … Continue reading

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Congress overturns incandescent light bulb ban

Congressional negotiators struck a deal Thursday that overturns the new rules that were to have banned sales of traditional incandescent light bulbs beginning next year. That agreement is tucked inside the massive 1,200-page spending bill that funds the government through … Continue reading

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Ex-Iran Guard commander visits White House with Iraq leader

A former commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, which theFBI says played a role in a 1996 terrorist attack that killed 19 U.S. servicemen, accompanied Iraq’s prime minister to the White House on Monday, attending an event at which President Obama trumpeted the end of the … Continue reading

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SEC charges ex-Fannie, Freddie CEOs with fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission has brought civil fraud charges against six former top executives at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, saying they misled the government and taxpayers about risky subprime mortgages the mortgage giants held during the housing bust. … Continue reading

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U.S. to leave Iraqi airspace clear for strategic Israeli route to Iran

The U.S. military’s fast-approaching Dec. 31 exit from Iraq, which has no way to defend its airspace, puts Israel in a better place strategically to strikeIran’s nuclear facilities. Iraq has yet to assemble a force of jet fighters, and since the shortest route for Israeli … Continue reading

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Hail to the Chief, The War Is Over

President Barack Hussein Obama declared victory and is bringing the troops home as promised during his campaign speeches despite all of the past and current military commanders objections. A campaign promise and the campaigning for a second term trumps the … Continue reading

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Taking Liberties: ‘Almighty’ Security Challenged in Kentucky

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security relies on surveillance, vigilance, and intrusive airport screeners to keep Americans safe. But in the state of Kentucky that’s not good enough, according to state Rep. Tom Riner, an ordained Baptist minister who supports a 2006 … Continue reading

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Cops target climate-sceptic bloggers in three countries

Hardware seized in UK, feds request evidence in America Police have targeted at least four climate bloggers in three countries, with constabulary taking computers and networking equipment from a science blogger in the UK. Roger Tattersall, aka “Tallbloke”, a Digital … Continue reading

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George Soros, Godfather of the Left Gives $550 Million to Liberal Causes

It’s easy to see billionaire George Soros’s imprint on most major American left-wing organizations. All you have to do is look at their financial forms. Soros aids hundreds of left-wing groups in America each year under the auspices of his Open … Continue reading

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