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Thursday, December 31, 2009

No Agenda — Obama vs C.I.A.

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Charges against Blackwater guards dropped


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Charges against Blackwater guards dropped

About freakin' time, but a Happy New Year for five guys who never should have been facing charges in the first place.

WASHINGTON – A federal judge dismissed all charges Thursday against five Blackwater Worldwide security guards accused of killing unarmed Iraqi civilians in a crowded Baghdad intersection in 2007.

U.S. District Judge Ricardo Urbina said Justice Department prosecutors improperly built their case on sworn statements
that had been given under a promise of immunity. Urbina said the
government's explanations were "contradictory, unbelievable and lacking
in credibility."

The decision throws out a case
steeped in international politics. The September 2007 shooting in busy
Nisoor Square left 17 Iraqis dead and inflamed anti-American sentiment
abroad. The Iraqi government wanted the guards to face trial in Iraq and officials there said they would closely watch how the U.S. judicial system handled the case.

This was a political case from the get go, and I firmly believe the only reason these guys faced charges is the we made a deal w/ the Iraqis because they demanded we prosecute before they would sign the security agreement. There were claims that this was a massacre and that there were no shots fired at the convoy. That was always BS and I covered it extensively.

Exclusive- Source confirms convoy was fired on

"Contact, Contact, Contact"- Radio logs from Blackwater shooting

Hey how do you think that one ass clown who pleaded guilty and tried to rat the other guys out is feeling? Buddy is only half a word, jackass.




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Rush Limbaugh’s Lefty Critics


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Rush Limbaugh's Lefty Critics

Rush Limbaugh's potty mouth  Early this morning, Wikipedia posted a premature and presumptuous obituary:


"Rush Hudson Limbaugh III (pronounced  /ˈlɪmbɔː/;born January 12, 1951, died December 30, 2009) is an American radio host and conservative political commentator.  He is the host of The Rush Limbaugh Show, the highest-rated talk-radio program in the United States.  It airs throughout the U.S. on Premiere Radio."


That product of wishful thinking on the part of the editors of the free online encyclopedia, which has a distinct liberal slant in its approach to information, was not atypical of leftist sentiment.


At this point in accord with privacy laws, little is known about Limbaugh's condition aside from his being rushed to a Honolulu hospital with chest pains  and assurances on his website that he's resting comfortably and is appreciative of the prayers of his millions of fans. 


Most people, even some of his detractors, are wishing him well.


Most people.


Those akin to black comedienne Wanda Sykes who tickled Barack Obama's fancy with her riotously sick "joke" back in May haven't been quite as gracious. 


You may remember Wanda's funnies at the White House Correspondents' Dinner when she quipped that Limbaugh was the 20th highjacker on 9/11 but missed his flight because he "was strung out on oxycontin."  She added that he was also guilty of treason. 


However, it was her quickwitted comment that, "I hope his kidneys fail" that had Obama rolling in the White House aisles.  See Sykes' and the president's hillarity here:



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This is CNN.

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Oh, crap.

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Top 10 Obama administration surprises


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Top 10 Obama administration surprises

Barack Obama窶冱 first year as president wasn窶冲 always exactly what Americans expected.


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Honda Sued for Using "Save the Earth" T-Shirt in Ads


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Honda Sued for Using "Save the Earth" T-Shirt in Ads

Honda Motor Co. is at the receiving end of a lawsuit filed by the Save the Earth Foundation, a tiny nonprofit group that apparently holds a trademark to the term 'save the earth.'



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TSA Subpoenas Bloggers, Demands Names of Sources - New York Times


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TSA Subpoenas Bloggers, Demands Names of Sources - New York Times


KBCI CBS 2

TSA Subpoenas Bloggers, Demands Names of Sources
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Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Oldest duck in UK dies at age 22


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Oldest duck in UK dies at age 22

Wednesday, December 30, 2009


A map showing the location of the United Kingdom


A duck named Edwina, believed to be the oldest recorded living duck in the United Kingdom, has died at the age of 22.


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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Take the children with you when you leave

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"The System Worked:" Napolitano Takes Heat For Christmas Terrorism Attempt [Flight Risks]

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"The System Worked:" Napolitano Takes Heat For Christmas Terrorism
Attempt [Flight Risks]

As blame for the Christmas bombing attempt flies, and travelers remain
confused about pat-downs and carryons, Janet Napolitano's statement
that "the system worked" is drawing major fire.

Peter Baker of the New York Times Caucus blog writes,

To the list of phrases it may be best for political leaders to avoid
after a major security incident, add "the system worked" right after
"Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job."

Just as the public did not really share President George W. Bush's
assessment of how things were going after Hurricane Katrina, so too
was there a good deal of skepticism when President Obama's homeland
security secretary declared faith in a system that failed to stop a
guy who tried to blow up a passenger jet on Christmas Day.

According to Baker, Napolitano "does not think the system worked
across the board, only that it worked in terms of the response after
the attempted bombing took place." Understandably, some think our
homeland security should work before someone lights himself on fire ―
and critics are now calling, literally, for Napolitano's head. Baker
quotes Investor's Business Daily: "clearly, Napolitano's head must
roll." The New York Post ran an article with the headline, "Homeland
Chief An Airhead - Says Security System Worked," while the National
Review went for the simpler "Fire Napolitano." Perhaps in response,
Napolitano

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Sunday, December 27, 2009

Obama Earn An “F”

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Obama Earn An "F"

It wasn't all that long ago that President Obama smugly gave himself a
"B+" for his first year in office. It was a laughable assertion from
a man who has trashed the very Constitution of these United States.
Sorry libs, that's the truth. So little that Obama has done is even
within his power that it is laughable that he would even claim to give
himself such a lofty grade.


So we decided to run our own poll at American Conservative Daily to
get a feel for exactly how people thought about Obama's first year.
This, of course, lead to the predictable email assault from the left
accusing us of all sorts of things. Here are some of the best which
are also so incredibly stupid that they again point out how unthinking
liberals really are.


Dan K. wrote:


WTF! How can you expect people to grade the President after less than
a year in office? What the FUCK are you trying to do? It is dumb and
you are bumb(sic)!


Well Dan, it was the President himself when asked what his grade would
be that graded himself FIRST thus making our poll perfectly legitimate
as far as I am concerned.


Debbie complained:


NO ONE GETS GRADED AFTER A MEAR QUARTER OF THEIR TIME IN OFFICE! STOP
TRYUING TO DEFLECT BALCME FOR ALL THE BAD THINGS THAT BUSHIE DIED AND
SCREWED UP US BECAUSE OF!


I don't know where Debbie went to school, but I used to get grades
every quarter when I was in high school. A year after his election
this is pretty much a quarter into his term so I don't see the
complaint. In college where semesters were half as long as a grade in
high school I got mid term grades all the time, again a quarter of the
way through the year. So please, spare me the mindless psychobabble.
Oh, and as far as Bush is concerned, the problem right now for the
United States is unchecked federal spending. President Bush did
indeed sign a lot of bills with lots of unconstitutional spending in
them, but Congress writes those bills. Oh … and who was a member of
Congress who ascribed his name to many of those bills? Why could it
have been then Senator Obama? Why yes, I think it was!


Obamatons that wrote to complain about the poll were no doubt upset at
the results they were seeing. The votes were certainly NOT in Obama's
favor. In fact, as the dust settled, the overall consensus was that
Obama had certainly not earned a "B+" by any stretch of the
imagination.


Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site
to participate in this post's poll.
59% of respondants gave Obama an F flat out. A further 9% gave him a
D-, 8% more gave him a D and 7% more gave him just a D+. Oh SNAP!
The next highest ranking was a C- at 5%. While there were obviously
some people drunk on Obama's cult of personality that decided to vote
in the ...

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Saturday, December 26, 2009

I’ll Take a Whiskey Sour…And Hold the Sour


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I窶冤l Take a Whiskey Sour窶ヲAnd Hold the Sour


Aunt Edna always makes for an interesting holiday.



More eggnog, Sarah A.


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Friday, December 25, 2009

Iran Bans Santa

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Iran Bans Santa

Ahmedinejad has declared Santa Claus a "Public Enemy" of Iran. In a
statement to the people he said that no violation of Iran's borders
would be tolerated.(satire)


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FOXNews.com: Passenger Ignites Firecrackers on Delta Flight Headed to Detroit

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,581153,00.html


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Grandma gave 3-year-old grandson pot cookie


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Grandma gave 3-year-old grandson pot cookie

Family members say 44-year-old Erin Marcove gave the toddler at least one peanut butter cookie made with cannabis butter on Dec. 4. The next day, she had trouble rousing the boy and called an ambulance.


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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

How Not To Respond To An Online Political Critic: Ask The Attorney General To Jail Her For Five Years


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How Not To Respond To An Online Political Critic: Ask The Attorney General To Jail Her For Five Years

When will they learn? Slashdot points us to the story of Congressional Rep. Alan Grayson from Florida. Like most any elected official, there are people who oppose him and are trying to convince people to support his opponents. That's part of the ballgame that you play as a politician. In Grayson's case, one of his critics is a woman named Angie Langley, who set up a website called MyCongressmanIsNuts.com, which is a parody of Grayson's own CongressmanWithGuts.com (not linking to either, as I don't wish to link to any political sites). Again, this shouldn't be a surprise. Now, it turns out that Langley is not actually a constituent in Grayson's district, but lives nearby. That is a bit misleading, but hardly a major issue.



Until, that is, Grayson turned it into one by sending a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder (pdf) asking for an investigation of Langley and the eventual jailing of her for five years over falsely representing herself as a constituent:

These matters were brought to Ms. Langley's personal attention
through complaint to the FEC weeks ago, but she and the Committee
continue to solicit contributions fraudulently, and have stubbornly refused to
return the contributions that they already have, received. Therefore, Ms.
Langley and the Committee should be fined, and Ms. Langley imprisoned
for five years.

Again, there is an issue with falsely soliciting political contributions, but the thing is, she wasn't getting much attention for her campaign, and the issue of where she lives is really quite minor. There are always people who oppose elected officials. But sending this letter and requesting five years in jail for Langley suddenly made this a national story -- and guess who that's helping? It's certainly not Grayson. But I understand that Langley has suddenly found a lot more willing donors to her campaign. Wouldn't Grayson have been better off just focusing on his "guts" and not why someone outside his district thinks he's "nuts"?



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FLASHBACK: Obama Repeatedly Touted Public Option Before Refusing To Push For It In The Final Hours


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FLASHBACK: Obama Repeatedly Touted Public Option Before Refusing To Push For It In The Final Hours

obamafrownIn recent days, there has been an uproar in the progressive community over the Senate's decision to drop the public option from its health care bill in order to reach the crucial 60 votes needed to break a filibuster. Given that many liberals backed a single-payer, Medicare-for-all system, the public option was seen as a political compromise.


"I didn't campaign on the public option," President Obama told the Washington Post. But he touted the public option on his campaign website and spoke frequently in support of it during the first year of his presidency, citing its essential value in holding the private insurance industry accountable and providing competition:


– In the 2008 Obama-Biden health care plan on the campaign's website, candidate Obama promised that "any American will have the opportunity to enroll in [a] new public plan." [2008]


– During a speech at the American Medical Association, President Obama told thousands of doctors that one of the plans included in the new health insurance exchanges "needs to be a public option that will give people a broader range of choices and inject competition into the health care market." [6/15/09]


– While speaking to the nation during his weekly address, the President said that "any plan" he signs "must include…a public option." [7/17/09]


– During a conference call with progressive bloggers, the Presid...



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Monday, December 21, 2009

Now how the hell

http://punditkitchen.com/2009/12/21/political-pictures-get-involved/



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Saturday, December 19, 2009

Sen. Ben Nelson bought off for number 60. Democrats are now free to subvert the will of the American people [Spiffy]



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MoveOn urges Senate to oppose health bill


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MoveOn urges Senate to oppose health bill

MoveOn.org on Friday joined a growing chorus of liberal muscle opposed to the Senate's health care overhaul, as Republicans blasted Democratic leaders for holding secret talks and hiding pending amendments - not giving them or the American public time to review the measure before a possible vote early Monday. The move by the fundraising power, which said the lack of a government-run insurance option makes the bill too weak to lower the nation's health care costs, came a day after a coalition of the nation's biggest unions, which provide campaign foot soldiers and donations to Democrats, jumped ship on the ...


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Maria Shriver - Caught Red Handed!


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Maria Shriver - Caught Red Handed!

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Maria Shriver's luck has run out ... just like her parking meter.California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's wife -- a known scofflaw -- has dodged ticket after ticket on the west side of Los Angeles ... talking on her cell phone while driving, ...

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Friday, December 18, 2009

Obama leaves global warming conference in a rush so he can get back to Washington before it gets hit by one of the biggest blizzards ever [Amusing]



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Tiny Kitten Arm Flappage!


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Tiny Kitten Arm Flappage!


This dainty kitty begging for food starts off adorable, and at 0:17 becomes brain-meltingly awesome.  Flappity flap flap!



Posted in Uncategorized Tagged: Kittens


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Chavez: Guess who Satan is now?


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Chavez: Guess who Satan is now?

Who knew that Hope and ChangeTM smelled like … [...] Read the rest »



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10 Areas Where Obama Went Wrong in Managing US Economy


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10 Areas Where Obama Went Wrong in Managing US Economy

Obama inherited one of the worst Economic Crisis, and tried many things to bring it back. Let me point out areas where Mr. Right went wrong in managing the country窶冱 crippling economy.


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Dear diary

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Thursday, December 17, 2009

More like Teacher Fail


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More like Teacher Fail




epic fail pictures


Answer Fail


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Hillary Clinton Totally Looks Like The Joker Mask

http://totallylookslike.com/2009/12/16/hillary-clinton-totally-looks-like-the-joker-mask/



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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Earthquake Swarm Explained


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Earthquake Swarm Explained

Scientists are talking about what all the recent earthquakes mean for us here in Central Oklahoma.


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Christmas Lighting Win

http://failblog.org/2009/12/16/christmas-lighting-win/



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When someone makes you angry

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The Obama administration is pissed off at Howard Dean, not at Joe Lieberman. That tells you all you need to know. Health Care Reform was a scam and a sweetheart deal for the insurance industry from the beginning.



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Obama, Democrats Threaten Ben Nelson to Back Health Care


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Obama, Democrats Threaten Ben Nelson to Back Health Care

The White House is reportedly to put Nebraska's Offutt Air Force Base on the list of military facilities to be reviewed for potentially closing if Nelson doesn't fall into line. Offutt Air Force Base employs some 10,000 military and federal employees in Southeastern Nebraska. Offutt is the headquarters for US Strategic Command.



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Hello, Clarice...

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DOJ tells lawyers not to cooperate with U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Strangely, this is from the Obama Administration, and not the George Wallace Administration in parallel universe 21 [Fail]



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Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Gitmo announcement draws fresh fire


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Gitmo announcement draws fresh fire

A new wave of criticism could undercut Obama's goal to deprive Al Qaeda of a key propaganda point.


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Oh my: Kill the bill, says … Howard Dean


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Oh my: Kill the bill, says … Howard Dean

The only thing that can save us from final passage now is the insane bitterness of "principled liberals" at seeing their dream of true socialized medicine smashed. [...] Read the rest »



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Monday, December 14, 2009

CORRUPTION

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