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-Land of the Free
Interior secretary says Obama may rule by decree on monuments
[LATIMES] Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says she will recommend that President B.O. act alone if necessary to create new national monuments and sidestep a gridlocked Congress that has failed to address dozens of public lands bills.

Jewell said the logjam on Capitol Hill has created a conservation backlog, and she warned that the B.O. regime would not "hold its breath forever" waiting for politicians to act.

"The president will not hesitate," Jewell said in an interview in the Socialist paradise of San Francisco
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Posted by: Fred || 11/13/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [695 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Picking the next groups of parks to nationalize so he can close them too???/
Posted by: 49 Pan || 11/13/2013 0:54 Comments || Top||

#2  "I can tell you that there are places that are ripe for setting aside, with a tremendous groundswell of public support."

First will be the Keystone pipeline right-of-way I expect. Can't continue to have gas prices continue to drop.
Then coalmine sites with the promise that tourism will offset the lost wages.
Posted by: Skidmark || 11/13/2013 3:22 Comments || Top||

#3  "Obama may rule by decree"

That's got a royal ring to it, don't it?
Posted by: BrerRabbit || 11/13/2013 4:43 Comments || Top||

#4  Your car, home, or farm.... really are not yours, you didn't make them. These things should all be seen as part of the collective and be available for everyone.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/13/2013 6:27 Comments || Top||

#5  Your car, home, or farm.... really are not yours, you didn't make them.

No, I didn't, I BOUGHT THEM, with the sweat of my brow (Through exchange with Your Cash), they ARE mine, and you have no right to take them.

As for my solar system, I Built that, so there.
Posted by: Redneck Jim || 11/13/2013 8:28 Comments || Top||

#6  Even in Alabama, so called off-grid homeowner solar systems create a nondependent footprint, contribute to global warming, and represent unfair tax loopholes. Your estimated energy tax savings should be immediately reported to the IRS as earned income for appropriate collection action. This is your last warning !
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/13/2013 8:42 Comments || Top||

#7  Yeah, that's about as bad as being a moonshiner.
Posted by: Ebbang Uluque6305 || 11/13/2013 11:17 Comments || Top||

#8  I can see them nationalizing private lands that are producing natural gas via fracking.

Just another avenue to try and provoke the confrontation he so desperately desires. So he can declare marshal law.
Posted by: Secret Asian Man || 11/13/2013 11:41 Comments || Top||

#9  Like he needs any opinions from a mere Interior Secretary Czar! He's been issuing Executive Orders for some time now, Sally, did you just wake up from a long nap?
Posted by: Bobby || 11/13/2013 12:54 Comments || Top||

#10  Moonshine? Hummm, sounds tasty.
Posted by: Redneck Jim || 11/13/2013 14:46 Comments || Top||

#11  Obama didn't make those monuments, did he?
So he doesn't own them and can't do squat about managing them.
Posted by: Redneck Jim || 11/13/2013 18:13 Comments || Top||

#12  Obama didn't make your money either RJ.

But he sure loves to spend it!
Posted by: CrazyFool || 11/13/2013 18:31 Comments || Top||

#13  IMO Artic read, DEADLOCKED CONGRESS.

GOP House + DEM Senate = GAIUS JULIUS OBAMA CAESAR = He created his own "red lines", ergo He-n-only-He can likewise break it???

Another reason to worry iff China does continue to escalate agz Japan, etal. + ultimately begins shooting agz same in East-South Asia.

METHINKS ITS SAFE TO SAY MORE MYSTERIOUS BULK AMMO PURCHASES BY FEMA FOR DOMESTIC UTILITY/USE WILL BE FORTHCOMING???
Posted by: JosephMendiola || 11/13/2013 19:47 Comments || Top||


Citywide accident rates rise during era of speed cameras
[BALTIMORESUN] Baltimore experienced a nearly 5 percent increase in traffic accidents from 2009 to 2012 -- a four-year span during which the city rolled out and ramped up its network of now-idle speed cameras, according to state police.

Accidents rose from 19,792 in 2009 to 20,718 in 2012, the city's highest total in nine years. Over those four years the city issued more than 1.5 million of the $40 tickets, with a stated purpose of improving safety by getting drivers to slow down in areas around schools.

City transportation spokeswoman Adrienne Barnes played down the increase. She noted that crashes fell from 2009 to 2010 (by almost 4 percent), before rising. Speed camera enforcement began in November 2009, making 2010 the first full year with cameras. Barnes also said yearly city figures have not fluctuated much over the past 10 years.
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Posted by: Fred || 11/13/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [484 views] Top|| File under:

#1  But if

You'd like to change the results, wouldn't you, doesn't meet your plan.
Posted by: Redneck Jim || 11/13/2013 8:31 Comments || Top||

#2  Current speed laws are like any other "zero tolerance" law - zero common sense.

Used to be the cop had to pace you, make a determination. Meant that good drivers rarely got tickets. Now they point their stupid little toy and get a max reading, which punishes good drivers disproportionately. Mousy 5 miles under scared of their own shadow driving is what current enforcement protocols reward. It's also the kind of driving that causes accidents.

And it doesn't help that police personnel policies prohibit hiring anyone with an above average IQ!
Posted by: Iblis || 11/13/2013 12:18 Comments || Top||

#3  I think the idea is, see a speed camera, slow down, then the cars crash into your rear.
Posted by: Redneck Jim || 11/13/2013 18:10 Comments || Top||

#4  I've noticed it doesn't take long for people to remember where they are. They slow down just before the camera and speed up after it's passed.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 11/13/2013 19:16 Comments || Top||


Government
This Time Project Veritas Goes After 'Navigators'
[NationalReview] James O'Keefe reveals corruption at the heart of the president's signature program.
Video at link.
Aaaaaand, the consequences followed. It has been learnt that not responding immediately only makes it worse when further videos are released:
One fired, three suspended after undercover health care video

[FoxNews]The Urban League of Greater Dallas fired one person and suspended three others after a video from a conservative activist reportedly showed the workers encouraging health care applicants to lie.

An edited video was released Monday that seemingly shows so-called health care Navigators encouraging people to lie on forms signing up for health care to get better rates.

The video was released by Project Veritas, which was started by conservative activist James O'Keefe. O'Keefe gained notoriety for videos in 2009 that eventually brought down ACORN and was also tossed in the slammer
Drop the heater, Studs, or you're hist'try!
in 2010 for attempting to bug the phones in the office of Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu for a different project.

The Urban League said in a statement on Tuesday it "does not condone, nor would we ever sanction, misleading the public or any individual who seeks our assistance about any issue, and particularly in this case, an issue as critical as health care."

The Urban League said the person fired was a "part-time receptionist trainee" who was not authorized to speak on behalf of The Urban League or act as a Navigator and said it supports decertifying three "Navigators-in-training" in the video.

The Urban League also called for the unedited video of the incidents to be released. It said the undercover applicants were told the people they were speaking to were Navigators-in-training and "the full context of these comments is not reflected in the video."
This article starring:
James O'Keefe
Project Veritas
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/13/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [505 views] Top|| File under:

#1  One fired, three suspended after undercover health care video

And what about those whom they actually helped defraud the government? Would this not be defined as criminal conspiracy? Criminal charges....? No, just as I thought.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/13/2013 8:34 Comments || Top||

#2  They get fired from Dallas, huh? Then what? They get hired in Houston? They should go to jail.
Posted by: Ebbang Uluque6305 || 11/13/2013 11:20 Comments || Top||

#3  WHy the mention of the "bugging" which was ultimately dropped? Good ol NR, seems to have completely abandoned any pretense at conservatism that isn't of the east coast elites - the Beltway-Broadway cocktail party crowd who likes to get approval from the press leftists
Posted by: OldSpook || 11/13/2013 20:35 Comments || Top||


Union Front Group Drops Out Of Obamacare Navigator Program
[BREITBART] The Restaurant Opportunities Center in New York has abruptly withdrawn as an Obamacare Navigator for New York state. In documents obtained by ROC Exposed under NY's Freedom of Information Act, ROC provides no explanation for suddenly pulling out of the program it had signed on to in April.

Curiously, ROC NY continues to advertise itself as a navigator on its website, telling site visitors even today that ROC is "here to help you navigate the options" and "help you and your family enroll" in a "low-cost or free health insurance plan through the Affordable Care Act."

ROC is a labor union front group established as a nonprofit "worker center," which allows it to skirt federal labor laws in its disruptive protests of non-union restaurants.
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Posted by: Fred || 11/13/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [398 views] Top|| File under:


Home Front: Politix
Dem poll: Kay Hagan lead vanishes
[POLITICO] Incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan
...Niece of former senator and Florida governor Lawton Chiles, married to a transaction lawyer, who has a net worth between $10.7 million and $40 million. He is a former Democrat ward heeler, which explains a lot. She defeated the listless Elizabeth Dole in 2008...
(D-N.C.) is near the top of national Republicans' target list for 2014 -- and a new poll shows her lead over her potential GOP challengers has all but evaporated.

Against state House Speaker Thom Tillis, Hagan leads by only 2 points, 44 percent to 42 percent, according to the Democratic firm Public Policy Polling. She leads Rev. Mark Harris by 2 points as well, 43 percent to 41 percent, and nurse Heather Grant by 3 points, 43 percent to 40 percent.
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Posted by: Fred || 11/13/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [543 views] Top|| File under:

#1  He is a former Democrat ward heeler, which explains a lot.

Yup, it does.
Posted by: Redneck Jim || 11/13/2013 8:22 Comments || Top||

#2  Hagan trails physician Greg Brannon, the Rand Paul-endorsed candidate in the race, by 1 point: he leads 44 percent to 43 percent.

Voters are starting to become aware of being had when it comes to Obamacare. They are starting to turn other rocks over to see what crawls out?
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/13/2013 9:15 Comments || Top||

#3  25 percent who say it's been a success.

Great Cesar's Ghost! The country is in worse shape than I imagined. How can ANYBODY believe it's been a success?

Or is that the percentage that think Champ can do nothing wrong, ever?
Posted by: Bobby || 11/13/2013 10:18 Comments || Top||

#4  25 percent who say it's been a success.

That would be the same cadre of entitlement losers and uninformed voters who traditionally vote democratic. No surprises here.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/13/2013 10:36 Comments || Top||

#5  No worries Democrats. The republican establishment will begin attacking their own very soon.
Posted by: airandee || 11/13/2013 12:01 Comments || Top||

#6  Who gets to count the votes?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/13/2013 12:51 Comments || Top||

#7  Key here is to figure out how to tie the hands of George Will and the rest of that bunch. They created and supported the spoiler candidate in VA that gave the VA Gov to the socialist economy believer McAullife, the ultimate Dem crony insider. Someone needs to take a Buford Pusser approach and pay them a visit with a bit of lumber.
Posted by: OldSpook || 11/13/2013 20:33 Comments || Top||


New Colorado? Rural voters approve secession idea
[APNEWS.MYWAY] The nation's newest state, if rural Colorado residents had their way, would be about the size of Vermont but with the population of a small town spread across miles of farmland. There wouldn't be civil unions for gay couples, legal recreational marijuana, new renewable energy standards, or limits on ammunition magazines.

After all, those were some of the reasons five counties on the state's Eastern Plains voted on Election Day to approve the creation of a 51st state in the first place.

Secession supporters know the votes were symbolic, designed to grab the attention of a Democratic-controlled Legislature. They say the vote results emphasize a growing frustration in conservative prairie towns with the more populous and liberal urban Front Range, which has helped solidify the Democrats' power.

"We can't outvote the metropolitan areas anymore, and the rural areas don't have a voice anymore," said Perk Odell, 80, a lifelong resident of Akron in Washington County, which voted to secede.
Posted by: Fred || 11/13/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [517 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Meanwhile, not to be outdone by Long Island, or twas it Manhattan ...???

* NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO [NPR.org] > FORGET THE 50 STATES [57 States?], THE US IS REALLY ELEVEN NATIONS, AUTHOR SAYS.

To include most of upper Mexico = "EL NORTE", + CENTRAL CANADA TO HUDSON BAY.

versus

* FREEREPUBLIC > [Lee Martell] FORGET PUERTO RICO [aka Castroite Cuba/Quba-lite]- ITS CLEAR THE PHILIPPINES SHOULD BECOME OUR 51ST STATE. OH YEAH!

versus

* OTOH WORLD MILITARY FORUM > GLOBAL TIMES: PHILIPPINES' "MANILA TIMES": SCHOLAR SAYS PHILIPPINES SEAS + LUZON STRAITS CRUX/CENTER FOR CHINA'S NUCLEAR AMBITIONS IN EAST ASIA. PHILIPPINES HAS NO ANTI-SUBMARINE WARFARE [ASW] CAPABILITY, WHILE TAIWAN'S IS LIMITED.

* IIRC MARIANAS VARIETY > OP-ED: REUNIFICATION AND STATEHOOD FOR MARIANAS IS THE [final = ultimate] GOAL.-
Posted by: JosephMendiola || 11/13/2013 0:21 Comments || Top||

#2  "We can't outvote the metropolitan areas anymore, and the rural areas don't have a voice anymore,"

But, but, but this has been the plan of the Party of Urban America for decades.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/13/2013 6:36 Comments || Top||

#3  The Urban party that can't create its own food, energy, reduce its own waste, and somehow moves all the icky stuff elsewhere (NIMBY). Katrina showed, it can't last more than two or three days without starting to implode when them rural thingies don't show up regularly.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/13/2013 8:49 Comments || Top||

#4  Secession will most likely not succeed but the effort certainly does make a statement about large blue liberal urban areas that dictate to the rest of us.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/13/2013 9:03 Comments || Top||

#5  Ref #4: The Chicago democratic machine and poverty stricken downstate Illinois being a very good example.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/13/2013 9:07 Comments || Top||

#6  It'd sure be nice to have a couple of those folks in the US Senate.
Posted by: Ebbang Uluque6305 || 11/13/2013 11:25 Comments || Top||

#7  The Urban party that can't create its own food, energy, reduce its own waste, and somehow moves all the icky stuff elsewhere (NIMBY).

True, so, they will take what they need by force.
Posted by: Secret Asian Man || 11/13/2013 11:43 Comments || Top||

#8  No comment from the Mayor of Murdertropolis the Capital of NoGunYa
Posted by: airandee || 11/13/2013 12:04 Comments || Top||

#9  They should blockade the cities for a couple of days and see if the power shifts a little.
Posted by: Hellfish || 11/13/2013 12:18 Comments || Top||

#10  80% of Colorado's Ag production is in those counties, as well as a majority of the petroleum production (including Nat Gas) in the state. They leave, all of a sudden they don't have liberals in Boulder and Denver tying their hands on enviro restrictions that are worse than Fed ones.

But the real change here is water rights - the Platte river feeds a lot of Denver's suburbs. And it gets diverted from Ag to do that. If this becomes a state, the Denver metro area will have to go hunting for water.

I hope they find a way to follow through on and leave the mob rule behind and put forth a government that is a republic.
Posted by: OldSpook || 11/13/2013 20:25 Comments || Top||


President Obama has a meal fit for a king in Miami
[MIAMIHERALD] Politics aside, a president's gotta eat. Just ask Barack Obama, who was feted with a few fundraisers Friday. At the Pinecrest home of businesswoman/philanthropist Leslie Miller Saiontz, a 30-person dinner was catered by Chef David Catering, whose menu included Kobe hot dogs and tenderloin filet. Then there was the one at the Coral Gables home of personal injury attorney Ralph Patino, catered by Caffe Abbracci, where restaurant owner Nino Pernetti witnessed the Commander in Chief munching on pumpkin tartlette with crumbled amarettini cookies and miniature chocolate ganache cake. We're sure the fitness-conscious first lady has the treadmill all warmed up.
Posted by: Fred || 11/13/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [479 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Crumbled amarettini cookies for a crumbling president. Nice touch Nino. Hopefully someone in the background was softly strumming Apollonia.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/13/2013 7:08 Comments || Top||

#2  This was a symbolic gesture of support for the people of the Phillipines.
Posted by: Matt || 11/13/2013 8:34 Comments || Top||

#3  Commander in Chief munching on pumpkin tartlette.

Phueching CANNIBAL !
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/13/2013 8:44 Comments || Top||

#4  Meal fit for a king or wanna-be dictator (FIFY Miami Herald).
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/13/2013 9:08 Comments || Top||

#5  What? No Roast of Fido?
Posted by: CrazyFool || 11/13/2013 11:19 Comments || Top||

#6  $25 Dollar Kobe Beef Hot Dog,Tenderloin filet, pumpkin tartlette with crumbled amarettini cookies

Did he use his EBT card ?






tenderloin filet
Posted by: Shiling Floting3031 || 11/13/2013 11:19 Comments || Top||

#7  I read somewhere that real authentic 'Kobe' beef cannot be had outside of Japan. It's export outside of Japan is flat out illegal. If you get 'Kobe' beef in the U.S. it is probably not authentic - unless it was illegally obtained.

Not that that matters to Zero - he's about 'legalities'...
Posted by: CrazyFool || 11/13/2013 11:27 Comments || Top||

#8  Obama had Kobe from the Lakers for dessert.
Posted by: airandee || 11/13/2013 12:24 Comments || Top||

#9  Obama walks out of the deli with a roast beef sandwich, large chips, ear of corn & a jumbo sausage. A poor homeless man sits near the door and says..... 'I've not eaten for two days.' Obama tells him, 'I wish I had your will power.'
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/13/2013 16:10 Comments || Top||

#10  LOL, that has Dinosaur pee on it Besoeker.
Posted by: Shipman || 11/13/2013 17:38 Comments || Top||

#11  They (at least used to) produce Kobe beef for export to Japan in Thailand. They fed it up on bananas and such.
Posted by: Fred || 11/13/2013 18:19 Comments || Top||



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