A Message From Lucianne  



Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google

TxDOT to fund control
towers slated for closure
at 13 small airports

Houston Chronicle, by Carol Christian

Original Article

Posted By:Dreadnought, 3/28/2013 11:39:55 PM

In response to the federal government´s plan to close control towers at 13 small Texas airports, the Texas Department of Transportation announced Thursday it will pick up the slack. The department said it intends to fund continued service of air traffic controllers at the 13 towers when federal funding stops due to nationwide budget cuts. The decision must be approved by the Texas Transportation Commission, which is scheduled to meet Thursday in an emergency session. Last week the Federal Aviation Administration announced it would close 149 air traffic control towers


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: Ret.TxLeo, 3/28/2013 11:43:21 PM     (No. 9249173)

Governor Perry to o, "Checkmate".

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

Reply 2 - Posted by: JHSMom02, 3/29/2013 12:08:20 AM     (No. 9249190)

Loving Texas.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment




Reply 3 - Posted by: TXknitter, 3/29/2013 1:00:57 AM     (No. 9249213)

Heh-heh - Bravo Governor Perry.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

Reply 4 - Posted by: lil dotty, 3/29/2013 1:21:18 AM     (No. 9249223)

Go Governor! Hold Junior as hostage till Texas retrieves our gold in the Fed´s treasury. Of course, Junior has hidden all that gold. Or has he confiscated it? What will he do? Can´t find it...say no way, or just ignore the Texas request and await other states demanding an inventory of Ft Knox. Thief, scallywag. That´s our pResident.
Don´t need DC and certainly don´t need Junior.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.

Reply 5 - Posted by: veritas, 3/29/2013 2:12:00 AM     (No. 9249237)

It´s one thing to lay off teachers.

To target and close ATC towers directly risks the lives of Americans. No one involved could think otherwise. No one. Those towers were closed intentionally. Do you really think it isn´t intentional? That there are no other cuts possible in the whole of the FAA? That there are just zero funds that could have been moved to cover these operations?

Therefore -- the Obama administration is intentionally putting Americans at risk of death to create political leverage.

[Ignore the DHS buying all those rifles, cartridges, armored vehicles.... No, no, no. The above discussion I offered has n-o-o-o crossover to the DHS´s actions. Nope. None.]

Have you had enough?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.

Reply 6 - Posted by: Spidey, 3/29/2013 3:00:18 AM     (No. 9249253)

The same goes with meat inspectors,although I think the industry is self policing because of the threat of lawsuits.In my mind Texas has to be the most hated state by the left and it´s very childish of Obama to target them for air traffic furloughs.

Blue states probably wouldn´t have the spare change to cover a new expense like this.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

Reply 7 - Posted by: seabear, 3/29/2013 4:59:33 AM     (No. 9249266)

The state doesn´t have to hire anyone. Let the airport hire qualified ATC´s. The Fed´s have already trained them.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.




Reply 8 - Posted by: Trigger2, 3/29/2013 6:43:52 AM     (No. 9249304)

Take that Janet!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

Reply 9 - Posted by: Trigger2, 3/29/2013 6:45:24 AM     (No. 9249305)

Why didn´t the FAA cancel their arms and ammunition purchases instead? Hmmmmm?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.

Reply 10 - Posted by: mws50, 3/29/2013 6:48:41 AM     (No. 9249310)

The obama administration is intentionally hurting US citizens to further his ridiculous hissy-fit about cutting money from his own personal stash, all $3.8 trillion of it...

We have never had a President that wanted to put US citizens at risk, until obama...

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.

Reply 11 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 3/29/2013 7:15:13 AM     (No. 9249330)

The scariest thing is that everyone KNOWS that Barky is putting American lives in danger and the entire country is just frozen in place when it comes to doing anything to get rid of this menace. I miss Richard Nixon . Hell, I miss Bill Clinton.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

Reply 12 - Posted by: Edgelady, 3/29/2013 7:32:43 AM     (No. 9249367)

Take that, O! Don´t mess with Texas!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment




Reply 13 - Posted by: RayLRiv, 3/29/2013 8:19:11 AM     (No. 9249464)

Gig ´Em!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

Reply 14 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 3/29/2013 8:53:21 AM     (No. 9249542)

Dittos, #13.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

Reply 15 - Posted by: WyoEagle, 3/29/2013 9:02:42 AM     (No. 9249566)

National Park Service said they were not going to plow the entrances into Yellowstone National Park. (East & South entrances) because of, yes, the sequester. More pain to feel right? Governor Mead sent in WYDOT state plows to get the job done that the feds would not do. But how to pay? Private contributions from citizens of Wyoming mainly from the Cody and Jackson areas. THWAP!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

Reply 16 - Posted by: Coy860, 3/29/2013 9:06:11 AM     (No. 9249575)

Obama is using the power of his Office to intentionally harm American People.
THAT is abuse of Power, and for that, he must answer.
Go get him !

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

Reply 17 - Posted by: lawabidingcitizen, 3/29/2013 9:15:56 AM     (No. 9249590)

What happens when permission is denied. This, like everything else the socialists are doing, is to increase the power of the unions.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment




Reply 18 - Posted by: wherewithal, 3/29/2013 9:43:17 AM     (No. 9249635)

Just a couple more moves and we can leave this perverted nation. And don´t give any crap about needing Washington´s permission, the Constitution doesn´t give them that authority.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.

Reply 19 - Posted by: LZK, 3/29/2013 10:05:58 AM     (No. 9249683)

I love the comedian, Ron White, from Texas....

He says -- Texas has the death penalty and -- "We use it"...

That says it all.....


  Click Here if you Like this Comment

Reply 20 - Posted by: O.S. Banker, 3/29/2013 10:10:27 AM     (No. 9249694)

I would like to suggest that Governor Perry utilize eminient domain to sieze the towers from the FAA. Afterall, the towers are of no value if they are not manned. And utilization of the towers for their intended purpose definitely a public benefit.

Make a lot more sense than the City of New London vs. Kehoe.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.

Reply 21 - Posted by: RancherJack, 3/29/2013 10:39:50 AM     (No. 9249737)

... and yet their Satanic/Marxist school curriculum rolls on ...

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

Reply 22 - Posted by: Butch59, 3/29/2013 11:20:46 AM     (No. 9249820)

Great idea from Texas, but, there is one question that needs to be answered. Since ALL air traffic controllers (including the military) go thru the identical FAA operated training regimine, would Obozo have the power to NOT allow any state to pay federal empolyees? It´s a sticky question, but my guess is that he (Obozo) could do just that. And get away with it since the FAA falls under the executive branch of the government.

I don´t put anything past Obozo.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment



Reply 23 - Posted by: toddh, 3/29/2013 11:23:39 AM     (No. 9249824)

Wait. Yamean? Impossible. A state picks up where the feds drop. I thought we had to send all our money to Washington to get blessed by the money changers before it could do any good locally.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.

Reply 24 - Posted by: TXspyder, 3/29/2013 11:54:58 AM     (No. 9249863)

Great! Now cut the $$$ going to Uncle Sugar for the towers!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    3 persons like this.

Reply 25 - Posted by: Marzon, 3/29/2013 12:25:36 PM     (No. 9249930)

I was thinking the same thing #22, Zippy can still stop this by ordering the controllers not to work for the state of Texas, and he can trust the lapdog media for covering up his actions to maximize the pain of sequester

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

Reply 26 - Posted by: pepperblue, 3/29/2013 12:59:43 PM     (No. 9249977)

I believe the Texas Guard has trained controllers. Checkmate.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.

Reply 27 - Posted by: hicokid, 3/29/2013 1:31:24 PM     (No. 9250022)

We get it obama. People were supposed to die, so there would be no spending restraint on your crap-hole administration.

Perry is a hero.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

Reply 28 - Posted by: JimJr, 3/29/2013 1:42:51 PM     (No. 9250042)

Just wait, someone in DC is going to say that the Air Traffic Controllers can´t get paid by Texas.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

Reply 29 - Posted by: NavalAviatorRet, 3/29/2013 2:27:14 PM     (No. 9250090)

#28, et al: then the governor claims a public safety issue, the Texas Air Guard steps up, the fed ATC is out of a job, and the citizens of the Great State of Texas get to experience good governance in action. Not to mention that it spits right in the face of the t^rd in the WH

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.

Reply 30 - Posted by: oh-heck, 3/29/2013 2:49:54 PM     (No. 9250137)

There ought to be a way to convert each of these towers to TX control. Once the conversion is made, they will not go back to federal control. You have to assume that this game is being played in other markets and there ought to be trained air traffic controllers who´d like to work for more reliable bosses.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.

Reply 31 - Posted by: peterfleming, 3/29/2013 5:03:48 PM     (No. 9250389)

America is the most wonderful place. No matter how controlling, raging, vindictive, destructive, the crazed Pretender Obama is, America is the most recoverable country in the history of the world. The only one that can kill the failure of European socialism that is taking over this country. No matter how much damage He, Mooch, his communist staff cell mates, union thugs, all old greed addicted Congress droids, the brutally blind-to-crime Diane Sawyers of TV news dictators, all of them do, to destroy this nation, we can wake up and recover. Rick Perry, by far, is one of our best opportunites to clean up the socialist mess created by all Federal government and its tax conniving leaders. Why? Because Rick is the only guy who can bring in a huge staff of proven, honest, hardworking Texan executives to save America from the huge damage of Obammunization. How about ten gallon hats in DC, temporary quarters for the hundreds of Texans, by putting them in emptied Education and Energy buildings, after firing all those wastrels. Sounds like a fantasy, but it’s one of many ways we can wake up, speak up and, Recover America from Socialism (which can only lead to Communism) As pointed out by Allen West, all communists in Washington and Hollywood know this for a very secretive, stealth fact. No fooling around, Rick cleans them all OUT. When he had the chance, Rick goofed, like Mitt, did not speak out. Rick is now speaking out.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

Reply 32 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 3/29/2013 6:09:47 PM     (No. 9250458)

I hope we in Texas fund this by charging any Federal aircraft that comes here some very hefty landing fees.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

Reply 33 - Posted by: MDConservative, 3/29/2013 9:42:32 PM     (No. 9250685)

Really, the Feds don´t own the towers. The affected airports are CONTRACT towers - the FAA pays contractors, not Federal employees, to act as controllers. Texas will essentially assume the contracts...score one for "smaller government."

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.

Reply 34 - Posted by: get er done, 3/29/2013 11:10:29 PM     (No. 9250770)

While 0 closes control towers at small Texas, and many other, airports, 0´s daughters vacation at Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas, and I hear, are off for a second winter ski vacation. More grist for the Paul/Cruz/Lee filibuster mill.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.

Post Reply   Close thread 729064

Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "Dreadnought"


Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)

Most Recent Articles posted by "Dreadnought"

Contempt and the IRS
National Review Online, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 4/11/2014 7:37:05 AM     Post Reply
The House Oversight Committee has voted to hold former IRS subpotentate Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress, while the House Ways and Means Committee has referred her case to the Justice Department for criminal prosecution. The facts in the case suggest very strongly that Ms. Lerner has earned the contempt of the American people as well as criminal prosecution to the full extent of the law. The question of whether Justice will do justice now rests with the Obama administration, in service to which Ms. Lerner organized and oversaw the repression of nonprofit activists under color of IRS authority. That

A Criminal Organization Masquerading
As… Oh, You Know the Rest
PJ Media, by Michael Walsh    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 4/10/2014 10:25:12 PM     Post Reply
Another day, another chronicle of Democratic Party malfeasance. Enjoy: In Congress, Rep. Darrell Issa of California has just leveled an explosive charge against his Democrat counterpart on the House Oversight and Government Reform committee — to wit, that the gentleman from Maryland colluded with the IRS to harass a conservative organization fighting for honest elections: Issa said records obtained last week from the IRS show communications from the office of ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., about True the Vote, a Texas-based, non-profit conservative group that aims to prevent voter fraud.The communications at one point involved Lois Lerner, the ex-IRS

Kathleen Sebelius resigning after
botched Obamacare rollout
Washington Times, by Tom Howell Jr. and Dave Boyer    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 4/10/2014 10:21:10 PM     Post Reply
With the rocky rollout of his health care law in a post-deadline lull, President Obama will move this week to shake up his health care team, accepting the resignation of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and tapping his budget director as a troubleshooting replacement, the White House confirmed Thursday. Mrs. Sebelius, a former Kansas governor who has served as HHS secretary for Mr. Obama’s entire tenure, was the president’s point person as his signature law stumbled out of the blocks in October. Despite calls for her to be fired, Mrs. Sebelius stayed on the job to oversee a

Social Security, Treasury
target taxpayers for their
parents’ decades-old debts
Washington Post, by Marc Fisher    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 4/10/2014 10:14:13 PM     Post Reply
A few weeks ago, with no notice, the U.S. government intercepted Mary Grice’s tax refunds from both the IRS and the state of Maryland. Grice had no idea that Uncle Sam had seized her money until some days later, when she got a letter saying that her refund had gone to satisfy an old debt to the government — a very old debt. When Grice was 4, back in 1960, her father died, leaving her mother with five children to raise. Until the kids turned 18, Sadie Grice got survivor benefits from Social Security to help feed and clothe them.

Thought police on patrol
Washington Post, by Charles Krauthammer    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 4/10/2014 10:10:00 PM     Post Reply
Two months ago, a petition bearing more than 110,000 signatures was delivered to The Post, demanding a ban on any article questioning global warming. The petition arrived the day before publication of my column, which consisted of precisely that heresy. The column ran as usual. But I was gratified by the show of intolerance because it perfectly illustrated my argument that the left is entering a new phase of ideological agitation — no longer trying to win the debate but stopping debate altogether, banishing from public discourse any and all opposition. The proper word for that attitude is totalitarian. It

A Divisive Attorney General
National Review Online, by Victor Davis Hanson    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 4/10/2014 9:52:38 PM     Post Reply
Attorney General Eric Holder must be suffering from a sort of amnesia. He is upset at supposed divisiveness and rudeness directed at him when testifying before Congress, and suggests not too subtly that he and President Obama have been accorded inordinately harsh treatment (fill in the blanks why). Aside from the fact that he seemed to have relished the combat with Representative Gohmert in quite unprofessional tones (“you don’t want to go there, buddy, alright?”/ “good luck with your asparagus”), he seems to forget what former attorney general Alberto Gonzales once endured both in the liberal media and before Democrats

The Shame of Brandeis
Commentary Magazine, by John Podhoretz    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 4/9/2014 8:32:37 PM     Post Reply
If you have not yet heard, Brandeis University has rescinded its offer of an honorary degree to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the Somali-born activist whose work has focused on the barbaric misogyny rampant in Islamic societies like the one in which she was raised—and whose efforts to call attention to them as a legislator in the Netherlands led to a political crisis there and her eventual flight to the United States. Given that it only takes a Google search to find out everything one would need to know about her, including the controversial aspects of her views, it is disgustingly laughable

Demonizing SCOTUS:
The OCare Precedent
Commentary Magazine, by Seth Mandel    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 4/8/2014 9:12:38 PM     Post Reply
When Chief Justice John Roberts rewrote ObamaCare from the bench in order to save it, most of the ramifications were immediately apparent. But there was one aspect of the stunt that as a member of the Supreme Court Roberts should have been sensitive to: precedent. Having caved to a public intimidation campaign from the president and his congressional allies (as well as the media) Roberts signaled that the way to get a conservative justice to discard his better judgment and rule against constitutional law was to impugn the court’s reputation in the public square. Be mean to John Roberts and

Democrats seek Obama
administration’s help
with agency decisions to
boost reelection bids
Washington Post, by Paul Kane    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 4/7/2014 10:06:06 PM     Post Reply
Sen. Mark Begich has said repeatedly that he thinks President Obama is wrong about a host of policies, whether on oil drilling, the military or the environment. Begich also has made it perfectly clear that he has no interest in having his fellow Democrat out to his home state of Alaska, saying earlier this year that he doesn’t “care to have him campaign for me.” But that doesn’t mean he’s not looking for the president’s help. Begich has in fact submitted a long wish list to the Obama administration for agency decisions that he thinks would boost his reelection chances.

It’s the Democrats’ turn
for a ‘culture of corruption’
Washington Times, by Joseph Curl    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 4/6/2014 11:04:45 PM     Post Reply
“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men.” — Lord Acton.In the run-up to the 2006 mid-term elections, crucial to President George W. Bush’s plans for his last two years in office, scandal reared its hideous head. Again and again. And just for the Republicans. First, House Majority Leader Tom DeLay resigned in disgrace after he was charged with violating campaign finance laws and money laundering. Then, Rep. Duke Cunningham pleaded guilty to a slew of federal charges like bribery, fraud, tax evasion. And right before Election Day, Rep. Mark Foley

Some gay activists fear
same-sex supporters
are becoming intolerant
Washington Times, by Cheryl Wetzstein    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 4/6/2014 11:00:17 PM     Post Reply
The resignation of a Silicon Valley executive who opposed gay marriage and refused to recant has sparked an online fight among gays about whether proponents of same-sex marriage are now going too far in trying to marginalize their opponents socially and economically. The announcement by popular Web browser Mozilla Firefox that co-founder and CEO Brendan Eich was stepping down after two weeks on the job for a 2008 contribution has sparked furious debate over civil rights, privacy and corporate responsibility. A leading gay blogger has accused the movement of displaying the same intolerance activists accuse their opponents of practicing, while

In politics, money is speech
Washington Post, by Robert J. Samuelson    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 4/6/2014 10:41:34 PM     Post Reply
On its present course, the Supreme Court will ultimately overrule its 1976 decision in Buckley v. Valeo, the landmark case upholding campaign finance “reform” legislation. It can’t come too soon, because Buckley expressly ignored the First Amendment’s injunction that “Congress shall make no law .?.?. abridging the freedom of speech.” Instead of free speech, we now have regulated speech that has ensnarled elections in a web of bizarre and opaque rules. Last week, in McCutcheon et al. v. Federal Election Commission, the court began edging away from Buckley by striking down one of its limits on free speech. The details

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)

Cowboys steal their cattle BACK
in tense showdown over Nevada´s last
rancher: Protesters break federal
blockade as militias threaten to
join fight and pregnant woman claims
she was assaulted by agents

49 replie(s)
Daily Mail (UK), by Dan Miller & Meghan Keneally    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/11/2014 10:29:52 AM     Post Reply
The son of the Nevada rancher locked in an increasingly tense land dispute with the federal government, says their cowboys managed to break a blockade and retrieve around 30 head of cattle. Federal agents swooped on Tuesday after Cliven Bundy, dubbed the last remaining rancher in southern Nevada, refused to remove his herd of 900 cows from land he claims has been in his family since 1870. The heavily-armed federal agents, equipped with eight helicopters and backed-up by snipers, surrounded the Bundy ranch after the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) attained a federal court order to confiscate the family´s herd. But

Eric Holder strays from planned remarks
48 replie(s)
Politico, by Tal Kopan    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/10/2014 7:33:24 AM     Post Reply
Attorney General Eric Holder strayed from prepared remarks to slam the way he was “treated” by a House committee the day before, calling it evidence of “ugly and divisive” civil rights challenges facing him and President Barack Obama. Speaking to the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network at its annual convention in New York on Wednesday, Holder talked about the state of civil rights today and brought up a House committee hearing Tuesday that grew contentious, according to video from Mediaite and reports from outlets including Capital New York. “The last five years have been defined by significant strides and

Hillary Clinton Cancels Appearance Where
Benghazi Victim´s Mom, Protestors Await

43 replie(s)
Cybercast News Service, by Barbara Boland    Original Article
Posted By: BaseballFan- 4/11/2014 10:02:18 AM     Post Reply
Hillary Clinton was the planned keynote speaker at the 17th Annual Western Healthcare Leadership Academy in San Diego on April 11 - but she´s cancelled her visit in the midst of planned protests from San Diego locals and military families. Protestors organized by "The Difference Matters" do not want the former U.S. Secretary of State to come because of Clinton´s role in the Benghazi scandal. "She is not welcome here in San Diego by so many of us. We don´t want her here," said Jan Iverson, a local mother and protestor. (Snip) Clinton´s office says she changed plans because of

Barack Obama Saves Wife
Michelle From Wardrobe Malfunction,
Marilyn Monroe Moment: Picture

34 replie(s)
US Magazine, by Rachel McRady    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 4/10/2014 7:59:06 PM     Post Reply
Barack Obama got quite the handful on Thursday, April 10, but it was all for a good cause! As the President of the United States was boarding Air Force One with his wife Michelle Obama, a gust of wind blew up her skirt. Barack quickly stepped in and grabbed the First Lady´s billowing skirt to help her avoid a wardrobe malfunction and embarrassing Marilyn Monroe moment. Earlier in the week, another famous lady on the global stage suffered a similar snafu, but no one was around to help her -- not even her prince!

Researchers raise
questions about flu drugs

32 replie(s)
USA Today, by Michelle Healy    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 4/10/2014 1:17:52 AM     Post Reply
A new review is questioning the effectiveness of two key drugs enlisted in the fight against influenza and in turn the investments by governments to stockpile the drugs in the event of a global flu outbreak. The antiviral drugs Tamiflu (oseltamivir) and Relenza (zanamivir ) are commonly used to treat influenza in healthy adults and children. In the case of Tamiflu, the drug does shorten symptoms of influenza by about half a day - as the manufacturer suggests - but there is insufficient evidence to support claims that it reduces hospital admissions or serious complications, such as confirmed pneumonia or

Michelle Obama´s Food Program
Is Non-Nutritious Waste Of Money

30 replie(s)
Investor´s Business Daily, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: PageTurner- 4/10/2014 2:35:20 PM     Post Reply
Big Government: As students flood Twitter with images of inedible slop, it´s clear that Michelle Obama´s government school lunch revamp is a costly failure. It´s time to get the feds out of kids´ lunch boxes. The $12 billion federal student lunch program, which serves 30.7 million kids, is losing participants fast — more than a million just last year, according to a recent Government Accountability Office report. The reason: the first lady´s Healthy Hunger-free Kids Act, an act that has accomplished exactly the opposite of what it claimed it would — leaving hungry, angry, disgusted kids and dumpsters full of wasted

Sunk: Climate change threatens to
flood world´s largest Navy base
warns Gov. Terry McAuliffe

30 replie(s)
Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/11/2014 4:08:01 PM     Post Reply
Recently elected Democratic Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is warning that global warming could raise sea levels high enough to flood the Hampton Roads region, home to the world´s largest naval base, without immediate and “smart decisions.” Addressing an environmental summit this week at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va., McAuliffe embraced climate change, blamed humans for causing it, and said action is needed now to protect Virginia´s coast from rising ocean levels that will result from global warming. “The first big decision of course is to accept that climate change is real,” he told the group. “I happen to believe in

Democrat Elijah Cummings Faces
Up to Five Years in Federal Prison

29 replie(s)
Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/10/2014 5:20:42 AM     Post Reply
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) could face up to five years in federal prison for obstructing a Congressional proceeding. On Wednesday, Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) and five Subcommittee Chairmen on the committee sent a letter to Ranking Member Cummings demanding an explanation for his staff’s queries from the IRS, why the Minority hid these efforts from the Majority, and why the Ranking Member denied such actions by his staff at a February Subcommittee hearing: “Although you have previously denied that your staff made inquiries to the IRS about conservative organization True the Vote that may have led to additional

Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman
26 replie(s)
Entertainment Magazine, by James Hibbard    Original Article
Posted By: drive- 4/10/2014 12:10:39 PM     Post Reply
Official: Stephen Colbert is the new host of CBS’ Late Show. Release: The CBS Television Network today announced that Stephen Colbert, the host, writer and executive producer of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning “The Colbert Report,” will succeed David Letterman as the host of THE LATE SHOW, effective when Mr. Letterman retires from the broadcast. The five-year agreement between CBS and Colbert was announced by Leslie Moonves, President and CEO, CBS Corporation, and Nina Tassler, Chairman of CBS Entertainment. Letterman, the legendary, critically acclaimed host of the CBS late night series for 21 years, announced his retirement on his April 3 broadcast. Colbert’s

Global solar dominance in sight
as science trumps fossil fuels

26 replie(s)
Telegraph [UK], by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/10/2014 6:08:54 PM     Post Reply
Solar power has won the global argument. Photovoltaic energy is already so cheap that it competes with oil, diesel and liquefied natural gas in much of Asia without subsidies. Roughly 29pc of electricity capacity added in America last year came from solar, rising to 100pc even in Massachusetts and Vermont.[Snip] The technology is improving so fast--helped by the US military--that it has achieved a virtous circle. Michael Parker and Flora Chang, at Sanford Bernstein, say we entering a new order of "global energy deflation" that must ineluctably erode the viability of oil, gas and the fossil fuel nexus over time.

The IRS Scandal Comes Into Focus
25 replie(s)
Wall Street Journal, by Kimberley A. Strassel    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/11/2014 6:33:53 AM     Post Reply
Nearly a year into the IRS scandal, we still don´t know exactly what happened—though we are finally getting an inkling. That´s thanks to the letter House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp sent this week to the Justice Department recommending a criminal probe of Lois Lerner. The average citizen might be dizzied by the torrent of confusing terms—BOLO lists, Tigta, 501(c)(4)—and the array of accusations that have made up this IRS investigation. Mr. Camp´s letter takes a step back to remind us why this matters, even as it provides compelling new information that goes to motive and method—and clarifies some of

Pelosi: Immigration law
like internment of Japanese

24 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Neil Munro    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/10/2014 3:42:16 PM     Post Reply
The deportation of foreigners living illegally in the United States is similar to the forced internment of ethnic-Japanese Americans in World War II, according to Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi. “I’ll be very honest with you: Looking at the numbers at some point, in terms of how people are treated and deported and families separated and the rest, this has a scent of Japanese internment,” Pelosi told a Politico reporter. “It’s really a black mark,” said Pelosi. Roughly 110,000 ethnic-Japanese immigrants and their American children were detained during World War II after Japan’s sneak attack on Americans in Pearl Harbor. Pelosi also urged Obama

Post Reply   Close thread 729064

Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google

© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.