June, 2010

“Rabbi Live” Turns His Sights on Obama after Helen Thomas

Rabbi David Nesenoff has given Accuracy in Media the most detailed account yet of how his encounter with veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas caused him to reevaluate not only his view of the media, but of the White House and President Obama.

By Roger Aronoff - Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - Full Story

Kagan Testimony Raises Discrepancies About Efforts to Lobby Medical Groups on Partial Birth Abortion

WASHINGTON, “We are deeply concerned about Elena Kagan’s conflicting testimony today before the Senate Judiciary Committee,” said Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President and CEO of Americans United for Life. “There are serious discrepancies between her statements to Senator Hatch and the documented evidence of her actions in December 1996.”

By Christian Newswire - Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - Full Story

Obama Used Union Middle Man For Blago Bribery

The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that union leader Thomas Balanoff of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) was contacted by President Obama to act as a go-between to help Obama friend Valerie Jarrett secure his vacated Illinois Senate Seat when now former Governor Rod Blagojevich was trying to sell the seat to the highest bidder.

By Warner Todd Huston - Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - Full Story

Just-Us Busted?

As pointed out before, the Obama Justice Department could be seen as a blaxploitation parody where bruthas commit crime and the ‘authorities’ look the other way. Kinda like payback for all the years of oppression by The Man…

By Bob Parks - Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - Full Story

Kerry-Lieberman to Destroy Up to 5.1 Million Jobs, Cost Families $1,042 per Year

Washington, DC—U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham may no longer claim allegiance to the climate bill currently being debated in the Senate, but according to a new independent analysis released this week, the cap-and-trade proposal being advanced by Sens. Kerry and Lieberman does no better by the American consumer than previous iterations of the bill that bore his name.

By Institute for Energy Research - Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - Full Story

Napolitano Responds to Criticism Over Railway Security

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will launch the first phase of DHS’s nationwide “See Something, Say Something” campaign and announce a new national information-sharing partnership with Amtrak during a whistlestop train tour through New York City, Newark, N.J., Philadelphia and Washington on Thursday, July 1—highlighting the public’s important role in keeping our country safe from all threats and the Obama administration’s progress in bolstering surface transportation security.

By Jim Kouri - Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - Full Story

Afghan Military Deserters in the U.S. - their photos

Northeast Intelligence Service

Earlier this month, it was revealed that 17 Afghan soldiers under training at the Defense Language Institute at Lackland Air Force Base deserted over the past few years and are missing in the U.S.  A nationwide alert was issued by NCIS in Dallas, Texas on 9 June 2010, providing the names and photographs of each of the foreign nationals who had “gone missing.”

By Doug Hagmann - Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - Full Story

A Bad Future for Everyone

Every so often it’s a good idea to take stock of the threats facing the modern world. Any student of history will know that this analysis is going to be grim. Take a deep breath and read this for a few minutes. After that, you may need a stiff drink!

By Alan Caruba - Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - Full Story

Creating life

They did no such thing. They only used material that was already there. It reminds me of the story of the scientist who told God that he could create life. “Show me.”

By William Bedford - Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - Full Story

Espionage Probe Casts Shadow on Ties with China

By Sven Röbel and Holger Stark, Spiegel Online

A new espionage case is putting pressure on ties between Germany and China. German prosecutors are investigating senior Chinese officials who they believe spied on Falun Gong supporters in Germany. The developments have seriously strained relations and brought back practices last used during the Cold War.

 

By News on the Net - Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - Full Story

Human Trafficking $3 Billion Business in Europe

Criminal groups make $3 billion per year in human trafficking in Europe, making it one of the most lucrative and illicit businesses on the continent, according to a U.N. report released Monday.

By Epoch Times - Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - Full Story

Russian Spies: Mission Accomplished

Those who are even paying attention to the case of the arrested Russian spies are either all a twitter over the attractive Anna Chapman or snickering about the ineptness of the spy ring for their failure to get any real information of use to the SVR, scion of the KGB.

By Joy Tiz - Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - Full Story

Giant blobs of magma rippling Earth’s surface

By OurAmazingPlanet Staff

Hot blobs of magma — the searing liquid rock beneath the Earth’s crust — can spread slow-moving ripples that soar hundreds of meters high across the Earth’s surface, a new study suggests.

By News on the Net - Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - Full Story

Farrakhan Must Be On Drugs

Minister Louis Farrakhan has called for reparations from the Jewish people for wrongs committed on his people for centuries by Jews.

By Aaron Cantor - Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - Full Story

The Gettysburg Reunion of 1913

imageHappy 234th birthday,  America!

The War Between the States Sesquicentennial, 150th Anniversary, runs from 2010 through 2015. The Georgia Division Sons of Confederate Veterans has an information page. Make it a family affair to attend the events planned throughout the USA . The National SCV Sesquicentennial Commission has a website.

By Calvin E. Johnson Jr. - Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - Full Story

Democracy Hijacked In Mexico

Given the grave problems he faces at home, it is astounding that Mexican President Felipe Calderon has time to think about, much less worry about, how the law is enforced in Arizona.

By John Lillpop - Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - Full Story

Yellowstone National Park

imageHardened mountain men and explorers like Jim Bridger, and John Colter, a member of the Lewis and Clark expedition, were dismissed as crackpots and whack jobs during the early 1800s when they emerged from the northern Rocky Mountain wilds spinning fanciful tales of gushing geysers, misty psychedelic hot springs, an earth that rumbled like thunder and belched scalding water, and pots of boiling mud bubbling like oatmeal.

It wasn’t until the 1870s that the director of the U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, Dr. Ferdinand Hayden, along with the renowned artist Thomas Moran, the famous landscape photographer William Henry Jackson, and others, embarked on an official expedition to verify the fanciful accounts of this otherworldly planet. After they returned with their findings, Congress got the point and designated 2.1 million acres of this wilderness wonderland as Yellowstone National Park on March 1, 1872. Since then, outdoor recreation in America has never been the same.

By John Treadwell Dunbar - Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - Full Story