Monthly Archives: February 2012

Chu: DOE working to wean U.S. off oil, not lower prices

The Energy Department isn’t working to lower gasoline prices directly, Secretary Steven Chu said Tuesday after a Republican lawmaker scolded him for his now-infamous 2008 comment that gas prices in the U.S. should be as high as in Europe. Instead, DOE is … Continue reading

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The Appeaser In Chief – This Time “Prisoner” Exchange

US in talks to swap jihad terror Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman & 49 others for 19 Americans held in Egypt Al-Arabiya is reporting, in Arabic only so far, that the U.S. is talking with the Egyptian government to free the … Continue reading

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DNC Boss Wasserman Schultz to Keynote Muslim Group’s Fundraiser

Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz will be the keynote speaker at the annual fundraising banquet of a Muslim group with some controversial connections. EMERGE USA — which is aligned with the Florida-based Center for Voter Advocacy — is … Continue reading

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Something A Little Different – A Wonder of the Universe

Venus, Jupiter, and Mercury to align in the late sky The two brightest planets, Jupiter and Venus are projected to crowd the sky this weekend with their paler cousin, Mercury, along with a bonus crescent moon. If the weather is … Continue reading

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Gasoline Prices Are Not Rising, the Dollar Is Falling

Panic is in the air as gasoline prices move above $4.00 per gallon. Politicians and pundits are rounding up the usual suspects, looking for someone or something to blame for this latest outrage to middle class family budgets. In a … Continue reading

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ICYMI – Bonuses given after raises at Solyndra

Worker incentive paid during bankruptcy Several of the nearly two dozen employees at bankrupt solar panel makerSolyndra LLC who were approved for bonuses Wednesday had months earlier received pay raises as high as 70 percent, a fact the company never disclosed … Continue reading

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Appearing Soon At Your Neighborhood Gas Station – Thank You Obama

Florida Drivers Shelling Out Nearly $6 A Gallon At Some Gas Stations Talk about pain at the pump! Some Florida drivers are spending nearly $6 a gallon to fill up their gas tanks. According to GasBuddy.com, motorists are shelling out $5.89 … Continue reading

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Craziness! – New Hampshire man arrested for firing gun into ground while catching suspected burglar

A New Hampshire man who fired his handgun into the ground to scare an alleged burglar he caught crawling out of a neighbor’s window is now facing a felony charge — and the same potential prison sentence as the man … Continue reading

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Gorebull Warming Proven Hoax, Now Al Bore Has a New “Cause”

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore wants to end the default practice of quarterly earnings guidance and explore issuing loyalty-driven securities as part of an overhaul of capitalism which he says has turned many of the world’s largest economies into hotbeds of … Continue reading

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Pontius Pilate Christie Dodging the Issue as He follows through on promise to veto gay marriage bill

Gov. Chris Christie has followed through on his promise to reject a bill allowing same-sex marriage in New Jersey by quickly vetoing the measure Friday and renewing his call for a ballot question to decide the issue. (Why not allow the citizens … Continue reading

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BOzo’s Budget Bamboozle – By Luis522

“We do not need to bring a budget to the floor this year — it’s done, we don’t need to do it,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) Here we go again, and again, and again . Barack Insane Obama … Continue reading

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Obama’s ’13 budget plan would ramp up healthcare savings

President Barack Obama on Monday proposed more aggressive deficit reductions through savings from Medicare, Medicaid and other federal healthcare programs than the White House put forward just five months ago. The president’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2013 seeks a … Continue reading

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ICYMI – Mexico arrests figure in Fast and Furious gun-smuggling scandal

Mexican authorities have arrested a reputed enforcer for the country’s most powerful drug cartel — a man also alleged to have amassed weapons from the U.S. government’s failed Fast and Furious gun-smuggling operation (link, in Spanish, includes video). Jose Antonio Torres Marrufo, … Continue reading

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Hey Obama Look At Your Work – Trouble in paradise: Maldives and Islamic extremism

MALE — At the Maldives’ National Museum, smashed Buddhist statues are testament to the rise of Islamic extremism and Taliban-style intolerance in a country famous as a laid-back holiday destination. On Tuesday, as protesters backed by mutinous police toppled president … Continue reading

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CNN Israel fired all Jewish journalists

The media scandal that you are about to read was revealed to us by a totally reliable source. It is likely to provoke a wave of shock and indignation within the North American media industry, and it certainly will not … Continue reading

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Catholic TV network sues to block U.S. contraception rule

A U.S. Roman Catholic television network said on Thursday it has filed suit in federal court to block President Barack Obama’s new rule on contraceptives, while a Catholic Church leader and top Republicans stepped up their criticism of Obama. The … Continue reading

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Air Force Removes ‘God’ From Logo

A Virginia lawmaker is calling on the Air Force to reverse a decision to remove a Latin reference to “God” from a logo after an atheist group complained. Rep. Randy Forbes, (R-VA), said the Air Force removed the logo several … Continue reading

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Britain had to plead with US to take part in Iran flotilla

Britain was forced to plead with the US to take part in the flotilla challenging Iranian power in the Gulf after American commanders decided the Royal Navy had nothing to contribute to the mission. Defence sources have revealed that the … Continue reading

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U.S. Unemployment Up, to 8.6% in January

Underemployment is 18.7%, up from 18.3% in December PRINCETON, NJ — U.S. unemployment, as measured by Gallup without seasonal adjustment, increased slightly to 8.6% in January from 8.5% in December, but was down from 9.9% in January a year ago. … Continue reading

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Obama, Margaret Singer, Planned Parenthood or Sustainable Development

Unless you live in a cave, spend all your time watching “American Idol” or are just so detached from what is going on in this great country, let me refresh your memory. On January 20, “The Obama Administration issued a … Continue reading

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg to Donate $250K to Planned Parenthood

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is making a donation of $250,000 to Planned Parenthood Federation of America in an effort to defray the loss of funds withdrawn by the Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The foundation recently stopped a grant to … Continue reading

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Gary Johnson Braves the ACLU (Yea Right, Both with Soros Connections)

The Libertarian presidential candidate charms a gathering of civil libertarians. Orlando, Fla.—On January 29 the Miami Herald ran a full-page ad excoriating Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney for their “abysmal” constitutional records. The ad wasn’t paid for by Ron Paul or his … Continue reading

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Obama Pentagon Official: America’s in Decline, So Let’s Tax the Rich

There’s a very curious op-ed in The Los Angeles Times today by Rosa Brooks, who is identified as “a professor of law at the Georgetown University Law Center and a fellow at the New America Foundation.” She has a curious and disagreeable premise: … Continue reading

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S&P Warns of Cuts; Another US Downgrade Coming?

Concerns over the size of United States debt reared their head once again as ratings agency Standard & Poor’s warned that health care costs for a number of highly-rated Group of 20 countries, including the U.S., could hurt growth prospects … Continue reading

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