|Posted by Mother Goose on January 12, 2013 at 12:10 AM||comments (25)|
Since our masters of web security have seen fit to crash Matthew Bracken's website
http:/enemiesforeignanddomestic.com/ I am reposting his article here in full:
For widespread distribution, more cutting-edge commentary from Matt Bracken, former SEAL and author of the Enemies Foreign and Domestic trilogy, along with his most recent novel, Castigo Cay:
Bracken: Dear Mr. Security Agent:
TO PROTECT AND SERVE...Read Full Post »
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|Posted by Mother Goose on January 7, 2012 at 5:35 PM||comments (0)|
Arvid Pasto, Farragut
A recent letter puts forth the proposition "Warming Real, Documented." The writer states that Earth's temperature is increasing and cites some statistics from NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. The writer goes on to cite the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report about warm recent years. Other parts of the global warming proposition are then stated, including glacier loss, a possible upcoming ice-free Arctic region, dama...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on April 6, 2011 at 5:38 PM||comments (0)|
Wednesday, April 06, 2011
By Matt Cover
(CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama, in marking his first 100 days in office in 2009, said that Medicare and Medicaid were the biggest problems the government faced and that they were “really breaking the bank,” adding that the federal government needs to “tighten our belts … in an intelligent way.”
Answering a question at a town hall event in Arnold, Mo., on April 29, 2009, Obama said that M...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on March 31, 2011 at 5:44 PM||comments (1)|
|Posted by Mother Goose on March 17, 2011 at 2:20 PM||comments (0)|
Last Updated: March 17. 2011 1:00AM
Mike Martindale / The Detroit News
Pontiac— Two former high-ranking members of the Oakland County Democratic Party are facing various election corruption charges in a bogus tea party scheme, Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper and County Sheriff Michael Bouchard announced Wednesday.
Former D...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on March 3, 2011 at 10:53 AM||comments (0)|
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee is considering making it a felony to follow some versions of the Islamic code known as Shariah, the most severe measure yet put forth by a national movement whose members believe extremist Muslims want Shariah to supersede the Constitution. The bill—drawn up by conservatives with ties to opponents of a planned Islamic center two ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on February 4, 2011 at 3:57 PM||comments (0)|
By ERIC LIPTON Published: February 4, 2011
WASHINGTON — Seeking to end a debate that has brewed for nearly a decade, the director of the Transportation Security Administration announced on Friday that a union would be allowed to bargain over working conditions on behalf of the nation’s 45,000 airport security officers, although certain issues like pay will not be subject to negotiation.
The question of whether unions can negoti...Read Full Post »
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|Posted by Mother Goose on February 3, 2011 at 1:25 PM||comments (0)|
Feb. 3 (Bloomberg) - - The Obama Administration acted in contempt by continuing its deepwater drilling moratorium after the policy was struck down, a New Orleans judge ruled.
Interior Department regulators acted with “determined disregard” by lifting and reinstituting a series of policy changes that restricted offshore drilling, following the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, U.S. District Judge, Martin Feldman of New Orleans ruled yesterday.Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on January 26, 2011 at 9:27 AM||comments (1)|
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The ledger did not appear to be adding up Tuesday night when President Barack Obama urged more spending on one hand and a spending freeze on the other.
Obama spoke ambitiously of putting money into roads, research, education, efficient cars, high-speed rail and other initiatives in his State of the Union speech. He pointed to the transportation and construction projects of the last two years and proposed "we redouble these efforts." He coupled this with a ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on December 22, 2010 at 3:33 PM||comments (1)|
Dec 22 03:08 PM US/Eastern
The US Senate on Wednesday ratified a landmark nuclear arms control treaty with Russia, handing President Barack Obama a signal diplomatic and political victory after a months-long battle. Lawmakers voted 71-26 in favor of the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), easily clearing the two-thirds majority needed to approve the pact, which Obama had made a lynchpin of efforts to "reset" relations with Moscow.
After a relentl...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on December 9, 2010 at 1:25 PM||comments (0)|
by Anna Mahjar-Barducci
December 8, 2010 at 5:00 am
Iran is planning to place medium-range missiles on Venezuelan soil, based on western information sources, according to an article in the German daily, Die Welt, of November 25, 2010. According to the article, an agreement between the two countries was signed during the last visit o Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to Tehran...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on December 4, 2010 at 11:16 AM||comments (0)|
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Republicans have blocked legislation allowing taxes to rise on upper income taxpayers on Jan. 1. The vote Saturday was 53-36—seven short of the 60 needed to advance the measure.
Without action by Congress, all income tax cuts enacted when George W. Bush was president will expire at year's end. The legislation backed by Senate Democrats would have kept the cuts in effect except on incomes over $200,000 for individuals and $250,000 f...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on December 1, 2010 at 2:00 PM||comments (0)|
By Juliet Eilperin Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Wednesday afternoon that the Obama administration will not allow offshore oil drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico or off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts as part of the next five-year drilling plan, reversing two key policy changes President Obama announced in late March.
We are adjusting our strategy in areas where there are no active leases," Salazar told reporters in a phone call, adding that...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on December 1, 2010 at 1:56 PM||comments (0)|
The United States would be ready to support the extension of the European Financial Stability Facility via an extra commitment of money from the International Monetary Fund, a U.S. official told Reuters on Wednesday.
"There are a lot of people talking about that. I think the European Commission has talked about that," said the U.S. official, commenting on enlarging the 750 billion euro ($980 billion) EU/IMF European stability fund. "It is up to...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on December 1, 2010 at 12:09 PM||comments (1)|
"We will not agree to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to any legislative item," their letter to Reid says. By Dan Friedman
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 | 9:53 a.m
Updated at 11:10 a.m. on December 1.
All 42 Senate Republicans have signed a letter refusing to vote for cloture on any bill before the Senate until the federal government i...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on December 1, 2010 at 11:10 AM||comments (0)|
By PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY Posted 11/30/2010 07:09 PM ET
Republicans are assuming that cap-and-trade (aka cap-and-tax) is dead because Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid lacks the votes to bring up the House-passed bill and because this issue proved a loser in the 2010 House races. Like the famous Mark Twain saying, its death may be exaggerated.
The Senate's environmentalism expert, Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., warns us that the Obama administration is trying to imple...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on November 30, 2010 at 7:29 PM||comments (0)|
By Jeremy Pelofsky
WASHINGTON | Tue Nov 30, 2010 7:01pm EST
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge in Virginia on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit challenging the landmark healthcare law championed by President Barack Obama, upholding key provisions that require health insurance coverage.
The challenge, one of several attempting to strike down the law, was brought by the conservative Christian Liberty...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on November 30, 2010 at 2:48 PM||comments (0)|
HLF President Mario H. Lopez available for interviews as FCC weighs next move on broadband policy
WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hispanic Leadership Fund, a national non-partisan advocacy organization that promotes limited government and free enterprise, today reiterated its opposition to the FCC's planne...Read Full Post »