A Message From Lucianne  







S-G1




























ST-GC


   
 
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


Reparations Could Prevent the Next Ferguson
Time Magazine, by Belinda Cooper

Original Article

Posted By:NorthernDog, 8/29/2014 11:21:46 PM

Watching the events unfold in Ferguson, Missouri, I can’t help thinking about the Holocaust and post-war Germany. As the daughter of a Holocaust survivor, I’ve spent years watching Germany wrestle with its dark past. It’s just one of many places that have made efforts to understand and compensate for a difficult history: For nearly three decades, countries as varied as South Africa, Rwanda, and the nations of Latin America and post-Communist Eastern Europe have been engaged in this process, often called “transitional justice.” That’s a broad term for the ways in which societies deal with the legacies of past injustice.

Comments:
´Show Me the Money´

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 8/29/2014 11:32:52 PM     (No. 9986708)

...ridiculous thought...

...if she carries that much "white guilt", go adopt a family...

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    33 persons like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: clw54, 8/29/2014 11:36:53 PM     (No. 9986712)

Electing Obama was supposed to solve these problems. Every time we give disgruntled people what they say they want, they end up angrier.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    31 persons like this.


   

 

R-G1
  


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: planetgeo, 8/29/2014 11:37:15 PM     (No. 9986713)

Reparations? Isn´t that what affirmative action is?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    34 persons like this.


Reply 4 - Posted by: oh-heck, 8/29/2014 11:39:13 PM     (No. 9986715)

Despicable. Where are the people who have been rounded up and whose belongings were confiscated? Who are the guilty parties who ordered this evil and did the confiscating? If you can´t answer, reparations are not a solution.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    22 persons like this.


Reply 5 - Posted by: tsquare, 8/29/2014 11:41:18 PM     (No. 9986719)

Reparations. ... 1)fancy word describing unconstitutional transfer payments from the earnings of all of our children to selected descendants of a specific race, accomplishing nothing more than increasing embitterment. 2) some random thought that fills a vacuum, often passing for reason among others with vacuous thoughts.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    30 persons like this.


Reply 6 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 8/29/2014 11:57:58 PM     (No. 9986727)

Let ´s talk about the blacks in Africa who sold their own people into slavery.....

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    32 persons like this.


Reply 7 - Posted by: Penney, 8/30/2014 12:14:35 AM     (No. 9986736)

´´Reparations ,´´ is what the radical destroyers of private property should pay to those whom they harmed and for the thefts of private property as well as the burning of businesses! It is the destroyer/crooks who chose to break the law when they committed these crimes so it is they themselves who should pay for ALL damages which they caused, NOT innocent business owners and law abiding taxpayers!

A thief is a, ´´thief!´´ ...´Book ´em Dano!´

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    26 persons like this.


   

 

R-TA-Wide
  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 8/30/2014 12:15:38 AM     (No. 9986737)

Demon-RATs have been giving blacks free stuff for decades now. Free housing, free food, free phones, etc, etc.

All it has done is to have destroyed any work ethic many of them may have had a few generations ago. And they don´t appreciate anything that they have, since they didn´t have to work for it.

It has produced multiple generations of welfare slaves who think they are owed more and more free stuff, and will be as violent as they want to be to get it.

If we give the reparations for things that happened to ancestors that died 100 years ago, they will just waste it and then want more.

It won´t prevent more violence. It will simple cause far more violence.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    25 persons like this.


Reply 9 - Posted by: Cherrybark, 8/30/2014 12:23:52 AM     (No. 9986743)

Okay hon, let´s make it all better with this idea. If any living American citizen can prove that at any point in their lifetime they were forced into slave labor, we will reimburse them the going wage rate during the time they worked. Even better, we´ll arrange to pay interest on the amount due through to the day they collect.

There will be, of course, deductions from any free money they may have collected since their enslavement. You know, EBT, welfare, free phones, free medical care, etc. I know it´s almost certainly a racist suggestion but they are going to be prepared to show proper identification when applying.

Admittedly, we´re going to need some deep thinkers to figure out just which living citizens were the slave holders so we can take the money from them. My predominately European family didn´t immigrate to America until well after slavery ended. Although we´ve lived in the South for several generations, we never profited from owning slaves. Surely you wouldn´t think it fair for us to pay?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    24 persons like this.


Reply 10 - Posted by: Democracy First, 8/30/2014 12:37:16 AM     (No. 9986752)

Spending over $7 trillion on the "war on poverty" seems like plenty of reparation to me. Where is the return on that investment????? 4 generations of slumdwellers having 5 baby chirrens by the time the babymama is 20, usually by different 5 different babydaddy....each kid brings in a tidy sum in welfare payments ( excuse me: pay-mints) which the babymama splits up w each of her babydaddy...but the babydaddy all got other babymama and a percentage of $$ coming in to him from each babymama with whom he has babychirrens. Not to mention the subsidized housing AND the Food Stamps and free Head Start for the babychirrens and and andandand....

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    32 persons like this.


Reply 11 - Posted by: Italiano, 8/30/2014 12:41:30 AM     (No. 9986758)

Once you factor in the Obama Family Travel & Entertainment Budget, I´d say that we´re about even.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    31 persons like this.


Reply 12 - Posted by: Heil Liberals, 8/30/2014 12:45:04 AM     (No. 9986763)

No! This is what can and will prevent the next Ferguson.

http://youtu.be/GolHwCE6YVI



  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    21 persons like this.


   

 



 
Reply 13 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/30/2014 1:11:03 AM     (No. 9986782)

#10 You left out those lucrative tax refunds.

Sorry Belinda, but I don´t have white guilt.
After googling you, I can see you are another professional idiot that knows nothing about the south or slavery. You give first.

We were fools not to go with 40 acres and a mule and been done.


  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    18 persons like this.


Reply 14 - Posted by: Shells, 8/30/2014 1:23:05 AM     (No. 9986790)

Belinda does not know who she is, so she seeks to define herself by embracing white guilt with avengance.

She needs emotional help, not a byline in a formerly important magazine.

Note to Belinda. Don´t look me up.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    15 persons like this.


Reply 15 - Posted by: chumley, 8/30/2014 1:32:24 AM     (No. 9986794)

Completely absurd. I´ve never owned a slave and have no interest in doing so. Yet, I have been forced to pay reparations out of every paycheck since my very first one. When does it end? Does every generation get reparations into perpetuity? When people finally have had enough, will we be subjected to the kind of rioting that would happen if the EBT cards were taken away?
Get off your lazy wefare butts and learn at least basic reading, writing and diction. (Hint: Mother is not half a word). You get free school at my expense. Make use of it. Stop having illegitimate babies! Thats a guarantee of poverty. Do those things, then you can start working toward the American dream. Thats how its done.
Reparations. Good grief.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    25 persons like this.


Reply 16 - Posted by: pineledger, 8/30/2014 1:49:32 AM     (No. 9986803)

In the words of the great Joan Rivers,

Oh, grow up!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    21 persons like this.


Reply 17 - Posted by: zeldafitzg, 8/30/2014 1:51:17 AM     (No. 9986804)

What is she----an infant? Honey, the Great Society and War on Poverty programs were nothing short of reparations. This current new program of Obama´s that singles out young black males for services is a form of reparations.

And what do we have for such expenditures? More poverty, most black homes without a working male, and a whole subculture that doesn´t consider marriage and self support necessary or even desirable.

It is silly to think that giving money to blacks outright is going to solve anything.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    23 persons like this.


   

 

R_DBL_B
  


 
Reply 18 - Posted by: ladydawgfan, 8/30/2014 2:21:40 AM     (No. 9986812)

Okay, I´ll bite. I´ll agree to reparations, but ONLY to former antebellum slaves and ONLY if they can produce their former owners as part of the discussion!!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    15 persons like this.


Reply 19 - Posted by: lylacat, 8/30/2014 2:49:08 AM     (No. 9986814)

The Blacks already have reparations in the form of FREE housings, free phones, Welfare, Food Stamps, WIC, and every other program that nets each individual a pay grade of over $60,000 a year which gives all of them time to protest, loot, and play that fun knockout game.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    44 persons like this.


Reply 20 - Posted by: Emmajustin, 8/30/2014 3:03:57 AM     (No. 9986816)

While we are at it, remind me again why we have to pay for food, housing, clothes, education, day care and condoms for illegals!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    22 persons like this.


Reply 21 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 8/30/2014 4:49:04 AM     (No. 9986839)

I actually knew a woman who survived the German concentration camps, but lost her entire family there. She came to this country as a refugee, and worked hard to build a new life. She worked at a job until she was too sick to work, in her late 60s.

She received a very small check each month from the German government in recompense for her years of forced labor. It wasn´t anywhere near what a family gets in welfare in this country.

Those welfare, medicaid, food stamp payments, etc., didn´t help avoid Ferguson. Why would more money thrown at the problem help?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    19 persons like this.


Reply 22 - Posted by: suejeanne, 8/30/2014 5:17:56 AM     (No. 9986854)

I thought it was "paid" in the Civil War -
54,000 lives lost at Gettysburg -
somewhere between 620,000 and 750,000 lives of soldiers lost during the entire war -
and of course, so many who were grievously injured -
they all poured their blood into the ground at all those battlefields -
and perhaps we who live in freedom owe reparations to the families of those whose loved ones gave up their lives in World Wars I & II as well as those who engaged the enemy on the battlefield in the War on Terror.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    24 persons like this.


   

 



 
Reply 23 - Posted by: paral04, 8/30/2014 7:32:37 AM     (No. 9986905)

How do you decide if the black people you want to give money are the descendants of slaves or slave holders since over 10000 black families owned slaves? Second, which white people here are descendants of slave owners or slave traders, the latter have been residents of the noble northeast or Europe? I don´t think that the progeny of white people who had nothing to do with slavery should have to pay nor do I think that the progeny of black slaveholder/traders should get a pass. Also, how many blacks here are the descendants of people who arrived after slavery was outlawed? Like our president who plays that slavery card that has ting to do with him.

In Nazi Germany it was known exactly who suffered and benefitted from the Holocaust.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    17 persons like this.


Reply 24 - Posted by: rugerman2242, 8/30/2014 7:44:36 AM     (No. 9986916)

So would several well placed rounds when the riots start.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    19 persons like this.


Reply 25 - Posted by: saguni, 8/30/2014 1:04:42 PM     (No. 9987330)

If you really want to "prevent the next Ferguson" the solution is simple...announce that henceforth the police will only use live ammunition. No more rubber bullets and teargas, if you are visible at the scene of a riot or looting, you will be shot and you will suffer grievous or fatal injuries. If you do not want to die, you will avoid locations which might erupt into a crime scene. No lawsuits will be permitted against any police action occurring at a scene where rioting or looting has happened.

Then do it! It may take an incident or two or three, but eventually people will realize that obeying the law is the only safe course of action.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    21 persons like this.


Reply 26 - Posted by: bighambone, 8/30/2014 5:52:08 PM     (No. 9987596)

There are no slaves still alive as slavery was officially ended over 150 years ago.

The liberal Democrats have already instituted their reparations program, it was called the Great Society, and to date, other than helping to destroy black nuclear families, generally has been ineffective.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    13 persons like this.


Reply 27 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/31/2014 11:22:54 AM     (No. 9988246)

Yes I agree, the Brown family should be made to rebuild all the damage their thug son caused in Ferguson!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    8 persons like this.



Post Reply   Close thread 799156




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "NorthernDog"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "NorthernDog"



More U.S. troops being
sent to battle Ebola
USA Today, by Tom Vanden Brook and David Jackson    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 10/3/2014 10:52:47 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — As Obama administration officials sought to reassure Americans about efforts to contain Ebola in the wake of the first U.S. case, the military announced Friday that an additional 1,000 troops could be sent to West Africa to help fight the virus. And that number could go higher than that, said Rear Adm. John Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary. "I´m not going to put a floor or ceiling on this," Kirby said. President Obama initially ordered 3,000 troops to West Africa to help build hospitals, labs and treatment centers and provide logistics help. They are not going to treat Ebola

Ebola infecting five new people every
hour in Sierra Leone, figures show
Guardian [UK], by Matthew Weaver and Sarah Boseley     Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 10/2/2014 10:39:12 PM     Post Reply
Ebola is spreading at the rate of five new cases an hour in Sierra Leone, according to figures released as world leaders and experts on disease control gathered in London to discuss the outbreak. The figures from Save the Children showed there were 765 new cases last week in the west African country alone, but only 327 hospital beds to treat infected patients. The charity said the “terrifying” rate of the spread of the disease was outstripping medical supplies and threatened a breakdown of Sierra Leone’s already fragile health system. The rate of spread of the deadly virus is projected

Liberia says Dallas Ebola
patient lied on exit documents
USA Today, by Doug Stanglin    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 10/2/2014 10:34:27 PM     Post Reply
Liberian authorities said Thursday they will prosecute Dallas Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan when he returns home for allegedly lying on his airport departure screening questionnaire about whether he had had contact with a person infected with the virus. The latest Ebola outbreak has killed 3,338 in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Senegal and Nigeria, the World Health Organization says, prompting several West African countries to closely monitor travelers in and out of the country. On the form obtained by the Associated Press and confirmed by a Liberian government official, Duncan answered "no" to questions about whether he had cared for

ISIS Militants Reportedly
Behead Kurds In Northern Syria
National Public Radio, by Scott Neuman    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 10/1/2014 9:52:19 AM     Post Reply
A human rights group reports that Islamic State militants in a Kurdish area of northern Syria have beheaded seven men and three women as part of an apparent campaign to quell resistance to the group. (Snip) Referring to President Obama´s speech on the treat of the militant group, Cantlie says: "It was all disappointingly predictable; America is good, the Islamic State is bad; and they will be defeated using aircraft and a motley collection of fighters on the ground. For their part the Islamic State say they welcome meeting Obama´s under-construction army." Also on Tuesday, British warplanes joined in airstrikes

Iraq Pilots Mistakenly Gave Food,
Ammunition to ISIS Militants
NBC News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 9/30/2014 11:39:57 PM     Post Reply
An investigation was underway Tuesday after Iraqi military pilots mistakenly gave food, water and ammunition to enemy ISIS militants instead of their own soldiers, a senior security official and a brigadier told NBC News. The supplies were supposed to help besieged Iraqi army officers and soldiers who had been fighting Islamist extremists for a week in Saglawyah and the village of Al-Sijar in the country’s western province of Anbar. “Some pilots, instead of dropping these supplies over the area of the Iraqi army, threw it over the area that is controlled by ISIS fighters,” said Hakim Al-Zamili, a Sadrist lawmaker

Isil fighters advance to
within six miles of Baghdad
Telegraph [UK], by Ruth Sherlock*    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 9/30/2014 12:14:08 AM     Post Reply
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) made fresh advances in both Syria and Iraq on Monday, in defiance of the escalating United States-led bombing campaign against the jihadist group. For almost two months now, Tomahawk missiles and F22 Raptor jet fighters have bombarded the bases, strategic assets and front-line positions of Isil jihadists. But the group’s encroachment on Baghdad is steadily progressing and it is close to seizing a key Kurdish village on the Syria-Turkey border. Isil gunmen were reported to be six miles away from some points of Baghdad, and were holding their ground at a

CNN Poll: In North Carolina Senate
race, Libertarian could be spoiler
CNN, by Ashley Killough    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 9/29/2014 9:45:08 PM     Post Reply
In one of the most closely-watched Senate races of the year, incumbent Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina holds a narrow three-point advantage over her Republican challenger, according to a new CNN/ORC International survey. But the poll indicates that Thom Tillis, the GOP nominee, may be falling behind Hagan because a Libertarian candidate could be siphoning off Republican votes. (Snip) Hagan´s favorable rating is 46%, indicating that everyone who likes her is going to vote for her. But Tillis gets a 47% favorable rating among likely voters, yet only 43% of the vote. "That suggests that there are voters

Oklahoma beheading suspect
described as "a little odd"
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 9/28/2014 11:14:55 PM     Post Reply
OKLAHOMA CITY - A spokesman for an Oklahoma City Islamic group says a man accused of beheading one woman and attacking another at a food processing plant from which he was fired was seen as "a little odd" and "a little weird" by those who attended the same mosque he did. Saad Mohammed, director of information for the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City, said Saturday that Alton Nolen began worshipping at one of the group´s mosques in May and that he has seen him there several times since. He says Nolen wasn´t outgoing and that his behavior didn´t raise

Al-Qaida Leader Warns
of Revenge for Airstrikes
Associated Press, by Diaa Hadid and Desmond Butler    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 9/28/2014 4:43:59 PM     Post Reply
BEIRUT - The leader of al-Qaida´s Syria affiliate vowed Sunday that his group would "use all possible means" to fight back against airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition and warned that the conflict would reach Western countries joining the alliance. (Snip) "This is what will cause the battle to be transported to the hearts of your own homes; because Muslims will not stand idly by and watch Muslims be bombed and killed in their countries, while you are safe on your countries. The price of war will not be paid by your leaders alone. You will pay the biggest price," he

Cost of bombing ISIL cheap
compared with Afghan War
USA Today, by Tom Vanden Brook    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 9/26/2014 3:41:49 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — The U.S. military is spending as much as $10 million per day on its new air war against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, a relative pittance compared with the hundreds of millions it spent fighting every day in Afghanistan in 2013. The costs in Iraq and Syria will escalate substantially if, as President Obama and Pentagon officials have said, the new war lasts for years, according to military analysts. Flying and maintaining warplanes requires a substantial investment in weaponry and personnel. "If airstrikes in Syria and Iraq continue for as long as the president predicts, they

Kurds issue desperate plea from
Syrian border town as ISIS closes in
Fox News, by Benjamin Hall    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 9/25/2014 7:47:26 PM     Post Reply
Even as U.S. airstrikes continued to pound Islamic State positions in Syria, Kurdish fighters told FoxNews.com the terror organization was advancing on the Syrian town of Kobani, where as many as 400,000 residents and refugees are holed up. “Tell the world what is happening” said Rooz Bahjat, a senior Kurdish military officer said Wednesday by phone. “This could be a massacre if no help arrives.” Desperate field commanders in Kobani, also known as Ayn al-Arab, fear the worst unless help arrives soon, and note 70,000 refugees have already fled across the border into Turkey. Hundred of thousands more, including women,

‘Imminent Attack’ on U.S. Prompted
Strikes on Khorasan Group
Bloomberg News, by David Lerman and Nicole Gaouette    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 9/23/2014 12:03:43 PM     Post Reply
Airstrikes in Syria against the extremist Khorasan group were prompted by planning for an “imminent” terror attack on U.S. soil, the Pentagon said. (Snip) Amid attention on the threat from Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, Khorasan has emerged in recent weeks as a more immediate peril in the view of the U.S. intelligence community because it’s more focused on attacking America and Europe. The militant group is made up of a “network of seasoned al-Qaeda veterans” preparing to attack “United States and Western interests,” the Defense Department said in a statement. That “puts them at the top of groups threatening



Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



Lena Dunham: I Was Raped By
a ´Campus Republican´ In 2008

47 replie(s)
Breitbart Big Hollywood, by John Nolte    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 10/3/2014 8:29:26 PM     Post Reply
In her just-released memoir, 27 year-old "Girls" star Lena Dunham claims that as a 19 year-old Oberlin College student in Ohio, she was raped by a college Republican. In the first chapter that addresses the encounter, Dunham describes the "ill-fated evening of lovemaking" as awkward and hollow. The most sensational moment comes from the fact that "Barry" wasn´t wearing a condom. In the next chapter, Dunham backtracks with the claim that she´s an "unreliable narrator" and accuses "Barry" of rape: [I]n another essay in this book I describe a sexual encounter with a mustachioed campus Republican as the upsetting but

EXCLUSIVE: Ousted Secret Service chief
was ´sandbagged´ by ´p***ed off agents
who had had enough´ of her and thought*

41 replie(s)
Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 10/2/2014 9:11:57 PM     Post Reply
A recently retired Secret Service agent told MailOnline on Thursday that former director Julia Pierson´s resignation will be welcomed by the agency´s rank-and-file because ´people in the service thought she was a joke from Day One.´ He attributed her swift fall from grace to a cadre of ´p***ed off agents who had had enough´ of feeling disrespected by the service´s first female director. ´Putting her in charge was part of the [Obama] administration´s push to feminize the service after the "hookergate" nightmare,´ the agent said, referring to agents who were fired after patronizing prostitutes during a security-check trip to Colombia

The Case for Panic
31 replie(s)
Washington Free Beacon, by Matthew Continetti    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 10/3/2014 5:27:33 AM     Post Reply
Deadly, irrational, and determined, the intruder snuck across a weakened perimeter. Eluding capture, the intruder was detained only after missteps and close calls. The spin began soon after the threat was isolated. Information was selectively leaked. Half-truths and untruths were uttered. Responsibility was avoided; privileges and credentials asserted; authority reasserted. Trust us. Remain calm. Don’t panic. This is the template of recent events. A mental case jumps the White House fence. He makes it to the East Room before he’s tackled by an off-duty Secret Service agent. Initial statements turn out to be misleading or false. We discover that lapses in

28 words that Democrats
really wish President Obama
didn’t say today

26 replie(s)
Washington Post, by Chris Cillizza    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 10/2/2014 10:48:52 PM     Post Reply
President Obama was at Northwestern University on Thursday to deliver an economic speech that, he and his team hoped, would lay out the case for why the public is better off today than they were six years ago -- even if they didn´t feel it in their everday lives. Instead, Obama just gave every Republican ad-maker in the country more fodder for negative ads linking Democratic candidates to him. Here are the four sentences that will draw all of the attention (they come more than two thirds of the way through the speech): "I am not on the ballot this

The View looking to add cool-down room
for the ladies after Whoopi Goldberg and
Rosie O´Donnell come to blows in front
of studio audience

25 replie(s)
Daily Mail [UK], by Chris Spargo    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 10/2/2014 10:52:17 AM     Post Reply
A recent fight between Rosie O´Donnell and Whoopi Goldberg has producers at The View looking to add a cool-down room for the ladies. After being cut off by Goldberg during an episode last week so the show could go to commercial, O´Donnell began to express how upset she was and, after being told repeatedly by Goldberg it was not the right time to have that discussion, eventually got cursed out by the Oscar winner. Goldberg told O´Donnell, ´F*** it, I told you to leave it alone and you just don´t want to listen. If you want to go there Rosie,

Mitt Romney and 2016:
Could It Be True?

25 replie(s)
ABC News, by Alana Abramson    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 10/2/2014 1:46:59 PM     Post Reply
A presidential defeat isn’t an easy thing to bounce back from. And Mitt Romney did it twice. So it was understandable that after he lost the presidential race in 2012, he was adamant about closing the door to the possibility of a third campaign. But recently, speculation is whirling that Romney may not be so adamant anymore. When asked if he was running in a New York Times interview published earlier this week, Romney said : “I have nothing to add to the story. We’ve got a lot of people looking at the race,” he said. “We’ll see what happens.” That response, which

Meghan McCain on Secret
Service: ´I hated all of them´

24 replie(s)
The Hill (Washington DC), by Judy Kurtz    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 10/3/2014 12:30:44 AM     Post Reply
Meghan McCain joined the dog pile on the Secret Service this week, saying she’s had “nothing but horrible experiences" with the agency and likening the agents to “glorified mall cops.” The 29-year-old author and television personality, who is also the daughter of former GOP presidential candidate Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), opened up on Pivot’s “TakePart Live” about some of her interactions with the Secret Service. "I have nothing but horrible experiences with the Secret Service,” McCain said. “One of my friends called them glorified mall cops and I don´t think that´s terribly far off. I found them cliquey. I hated

Some Blacks See Secret Service
as Flawed Shield for the President

23 replie(s)
New York Times, by Peter Baker    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 10/3/2014 12:16:43 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — Representative Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland was at the grocery store the other day when he ran into an elderly black woman who expressed growing concern about President Obama’s safety. Why, she asked, wasn’t he being better protected by his Secret Service agents? The furor that led to this week’s resignation of the director of the Secret Service resonated deeply among blacks, outraged that those supposed to be guarding the first black president were somehow falling down on the job — and suspicious even without evidence that it may be deliberate. “It is something that is widespread in

White House says it has
Ebola virus under control

23 replie(s)
The Hill [Washington, DC], by Sarah Ferris    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 10/3/2014 6:55:38 PM     Post Reply
Top White House officials on Friday worked to reassure the American public that the national response to Ebola is under control. Leaders of the country’s health, defense and military branches stressed that they are taking the right steps to contain the spread of the deadly virus, which was first diagnosed in the U.S. on Tuesday. Top White House officials on Friday worked to reassure the American public that the national response to Ebola is under control. Leaders of the country’s health, defense and military branches stressed that they are taking the right steps to contain the spread of the deadly virus, which

California’s next big political fight:
Plastic grocery bags

22 replie(s)
Washington Post, by Reid Wilson    Original Article
Posted By: garnet- 10/3/2014 9:19:26 AM     Post Reply
Go to a grocery store in California and buy all the milk, eggs and vegetables you want. But there’s one thing you won’t find at the checkout line, beginning July 1, 2015: Plastic bags to carry your stuff home. Gov. Jerry Brown (D) on Tuesday signed into law a ban on single-use plastic bags, making California the first state to prohibit stores from using the ubiquitous carry-alls. Shoppers will be charged 10 cents for every paper bag and heavy-duty plastic bag they use. “This bill is a step in the right direction,” Brown said in a press release announcing his approval. “It

Lindsey Graham Mulling White House Run
22 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Alex Pappas    Original Article
Posted By: jackson- 10/3/2014 1:37:53 PM     Post Reply
The hawkish Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina says he is thinking about running for president in 2016. In an interview with Stephen Hayes of the Weekly Standard, the senator, running for re-election to the Senate this year, said: “If I get through my general election, if nobody steps up in the presidential mix, if nobody’s out there talking — me and McCain have been talking — I may just jump in to get to make these arguments,” Graham said. Graham, 59, also dismissed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, 43, as a presidential candidate, saying he is too young. “He’s a good

Hillary Gets Tocqueville
Wrong By 100 Years

21 replie(s)
Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 10/2/2014 11:31:10 AM     Post Reply
Speaking at a Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors event last night, Hillary Clinton decided to talk about Alexis de Tocqueville. The problem? She got it wrong -- by about a hundred years. "There´s a wonderful phrase that was first used by Alexis de Tocqueville, who came to the United States in the very early 1930s and traveled around our country," said Hillary Clinton, a probable 2016 presidential candidate. "And he was so amazed at how Americans organized themselves -- you know, coming from aristocratic Europe, which was totally top-down and hierarchical -- he couldn´t believe how many of us were joiners.


Post Reply   Close thread 799156



B-G1


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.

FS