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"Libya War-Funding Fight Escalates U.S. lawmakers staked out starkly different positions Tuesday on the legitimacy of the American intervention in Libya, suggesting more legislative challenges are ahead in a debate the White House had hoped to put to rest. Sens. John Kerry (D., Mass.) and John McCain (R., Ariz.) introduced a resolution to give President Barack Obama authority to continue the U.S. participation in the military action for one year. But in the House, Rep. Joe Heck (R., Nev.) introduced a bill to force the U.S. to withdraw from Libya and to ban federal funds from being used in the campaign." 
"Italy breaks ranks over NATO's Libya mission Italy called for a suspension of hostilities in Libya on Wednesday in the latest sign of dissent within NATO as the civilian death toll mounts and Muammar Qaddafi shows no signs of quitting power." 
Now Al Gore reportedly insists that "recent floods along the Mississippi River, drought in Texas and wildfires in Arizona" prove the need for ... more government controls and limits on energy.  What happened to his theory of dangerous global warming??
"Roger Ebert Is Just the Latest Victim of Facebook's Censorship Problem."  Ebert's page was shut down because he dared criticize how a Hollywood actor killed himself and his passenger by reportedly driving after drinking.
"Judge approves settlement over Indian royalties A federal judge on Monday approved a $3.4 billion settlement over mismanaged Indian royalties in a case that represents the largest class-action settlement ever approved against the U.S. government." 
A team of creationists is telling Texas churches about Creation Ministries International's Question evolution! campaign this week! The popular Christian YouTube video maker Shockofgod says a team of creationists is going to take "massive action"! Find out more HERE
Is even Jon Stewart trying to appeal to conservatives now? "Jon Stewart admits he voted for George H.W. Bush in 1988 and is disappointed in Obama."  No, Jon "Stewart", your show is still liberal claptrap that is rarely funny.
What happened to the warrior John Boehner who was going to battle endlessly until ObamaCare was overturned? Has the Byzantine tax code been simplified yet to make the economy more efficient? Even on the beach, Michele Bachmann reads books on free market economics. 
"The International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for U.S. economic growth on Friday and warned Washington and debt-ridden European countries that they are "playing with fire" unless they take immediate steps to reduce their budget deficits."
Gentlemen, start your engines! The popular Christian YouTube video maker and motorcyclist Shockofgod has begun his race of building a team to help spread the news of Creation Ministries International's Question evolution! campaign far and wide across God's creation.
Feminists strike out in their own backyard of Berkeley, as the college reinstates its men's baseball team on the eve of the College World Series.  Feminist demands for mindless equality in college sports have caused the elimination of scores of men's teams under the proportionality test.
"NATO admits civilian deaths in Tripoli air raid Alliance says 'weapons systems failure' caused strike to miss intended target and may have led to civilian casualties. NATO has admitted it was responsible for an air strike that killed civilians in Tripoli over the weekend. NATO missile had struck a house in a residential area of the Libyan capital, killing at least nine civilians, including two children."  How could God punish this murder?
Happy Father's Day -- Prodigal Sons, it's time to thank your dads.
The Statue of Liberty arrived at its permanent home at Bedloe's Island in New York Harbor on June 19, 1885, aboard the French frigate Isere. A gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States, the 151-foot-tall statue was created to commemorate the centennial of the American Declaration of Independence. Designed by sculptor Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi and officially titled Liberty Enlightening the World, the Statue of Liberty has symbolized freedom and democracy to the nation and to the world for over 120 years. 
An evolutionist is upset because the staunch Christian conservative Michelle Bachmann doubts evolution. Oh, no! Big shocker - a staunch Christian conservative presidential candidate doubts evolution and so do many other Republicans!
Wait until the popular Christian YouTube channel shockofgod starts spreading biblical creation "full throttle" in the key textbook state of Texas via the Question evolution! campaign. Mental wards maybe filled with evolutionists having nervous breakdowns.
Liberal "experts" are perplexed about the falling U.S. crime rate which is occurring despite their contrary predictions. The Wall Street Journal speculates that Americans may be exercising more self-control than they did in the liberal 1960s when crime went up. Conservatism may be spreading in liberal big cities 
Does conservative small town America engage in less thievery and are its citizens friendlier than liberal big city dwellers? Also, conservative small town America is still resistant to liberalism.  However, big cities in the United States see a significant drop in crime in 2010. Are American big cities becoming more conservative?
Barack Hussein Obama and Ben Bernanke now have an angry Russian bear to contend with: After dumping 30% of its U.S. Treasury holdings in half a year, Russia warns it will continue selling U.S. debt.
Sooner or later, Wisconsin like austerity measures are going to hit the U.S. Federal government and spread throughout state governments in the United States. Foreigners are increasingly reluctant to fund bloated U.S. liberal schemes.
Government-funded atheism leads to an absurd, untestable claim that "at least 30 million black holes had formed before the universe was 1 billion years old."  Was there Al Gore-style global warming then, too???
Celente thinks the dominant political parties in the United States are currently too focused on war and do not have what it takes to turn the country around economically and economic collapse is coming.
Mitt Romney can muster only 5th place in the straw poll today at the Republican Leadership Conference, shaking up the field for the presidential election 2012. Ron Paul wins it easily, and Michele Bachmann also finishes well. 
“The day President Obama took office, gasoline was $1.79 a gallon and now its well over $3,” Minnesota Rep. Mrs. Bachmann (who founded the Tea Party Caucus in the U.S. House), noted Mr. Obama had earned a “big F” in economics.  But four wars at the same time have to be paid? China... none.
Tomfoolery: Climate researchers fudge sea level numbers.  Fictitious Global Warming data has never been corrected , nobody has been held accountable , and Universities are still preventing freedom of information requests.  It seems as if the alarmist public relations campaign to deceive the masses is slowly trying to stage a come back.
"Gadhafi's son floats possibility of elections Elections watched by international observers could take place in Libya within three months, one of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's sons says in a published interview. The European Union, the African Union, the United Nations or NATO could be present to ensure transparency, Saif Gadhafi told the Italian newspaper Corriere Della Sera."  Could be a painless way to break out of the impasse in Libya and save the life of civilians.
"Deadline to End Surge The military is asking President Barack Obama to hold off on ending the Afghanistan troop surge until the fall of 2012, in a proposal that would keep a large portion of the 33,000 extra forces in the country through the next two warm-weather fighting seasons. The military seeks to avoid a scenario in which large numbers of troops are pulled out during the heaviest period of militant activity next year, just as it hopes to be focusing on the violent eastern provinces bordering Pakistan."  How many years more of war? No time for peace ever?
Terrorist group Al-Qaeda is the subject of a Homeland Security warning for their public "hit list" of U.S. targets.
Arabic Ansar al-Mujahideen forum discussed "specific targets" for potential attack.  Targets include the entire civilian and military leadership of the US Department of Defense. See photo In addition, "executives of a number of American defense contractors, some European billionaires, Jews and other Zionists and/or Neo-Cons. "
Gerald Celente and a foreign news anchor are disgusted with the childish and unthinking questions asked by CNN during the Republican presidential candidates debate. They indicated that it is a reflection of societal decline in the United States. Celente said Ron Paul was the only candidate to distinguish himself from the rest of the candidates and Celente agreed with Paul's anti-war views. VIDEO
Gay Marriage may become law in New York. The state assembly passed the Marriage Equality Act 80-63 on Wednesday, and the bill moves to the Senate. While the bill exempts dissenting clergy from being forced to perform same-sex marriages, there is no protection for condemning homosexuality from the pulpit, and public schools are likely to teach children that same-sex marriage is the same as marriage between a man and a woman.
"Obama insists role in Libya follows law The Obama administration argued yesterday that its nearly three-month military involvement in Libya does not require congressional approval, ... [which] puts the White House at odds with Republican leaders and the antiwar wing of its own party."  Free to destroy Tripoli? A new Belgrade?
The latest great idea by public schools: reduce and even ban homework! "There is simply no proof that most homework as we know it improves school performance," the New York Times quoted a filmmaker as saying. 
Dennis Kucinich files lawsuit against President Obama, says Libya war violates the law U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich and nine colleagues sued the Obama administration today over the president's decision to provide air and intelligence support to NATO's mission in Libya. 
"The some 20,000 protesters – many of whom refer to themselves as 'indignants' – crossed police lines, angry about what they perceive as a future riddled with debt and high unemployment." Greece today ... Western Europe, tomorrow? 
White House wants business to aid in debt cap fight "Worried that Congress will not act in time to raise the country's borrowing cap, the Obama administration is enlisting the business community to persuade lawmakers that a default will have dire consequences." 
Outside its corporate campus, TARP recipient Citibank proudly displays Old Glory on Flag Day. Debbie Schlussel points out that the rainbow flag of the Gay agenda was flying side-by-side with the American Flag, equal in honor. 
Facebook begins its inevitable decline, as many turn away from liberal idiocy: "six million logged off for good in the United States," and even in atheistic Britain 100,000 users "deactivated their accounts during May." 
A great day for Constitutions throughout the United States! Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin wins reinstatement of his collective-bargaining law. The Wisconsin Supreme Court says that a lower court overstepped its authority and presumed to tell a legislature what to do and how to do it.
Record-breaking ratings for GOP debate last night: a 400% increase in viewership!  The American public wants real discussions -- which Republican debates deliver -- rather than the same old liberal claptrap.
S. Africa says NATO abusing UN resolution on Libya "NATO is abusing a United Nations resolution to protect Libyan civilians from Muammar Gaddafi's forces in order to pursue regime change, political assassinations and foreign military occupation, South African President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday." 
None of the rivals of front-runner Mitt Romney were critical of him at last night's presidential debate.  Two of those "rivals" may be stalking horses for Romney, as explained in our presidential election 2012.
The mainstream media say that Mitt Romney and Michele Bachmann won the debate Monday night, which is no surprise here: we already had them as the top-ranking participants in likelihood of winning the nomination. 
After the best of the public-style Dallas Mavericks crushed the star-studded Miami Heat for the NBA title, conservative Governor John Kasich issues a proclamation declaring the Dallas Mavericks to be honorary Ohioans and implicitly tells former Ohian LeBron James: Dallas's star didn't abandon them the way you abandoned us! 
Despite Israel denouncing the White House's Middle East peace plan, a return to pre-1967 borders, Barack Hussein Obama doubles down on the idea that it should be the basis for future peace talks.  Israel's enemies do not want a two-state solution. They want one state minus the Jewish state. Only our clueless president fails to understand that the elimination of Israel is not an option.
Three of the top four, and five of the top nine, take center stage Monday night for the first big presidential debate. They rank #1, #3, #4, #6, #9, #13, and #18 in our ranking of likelihood of winning.
A t-shirt trips up an atheist in a debate.VIDEO Wait until the public schools in Texas and elsewhere fill up with students wearing Question evolution! t-shirts. It will be a Texas evolutionism massacre.
A faint but irritating noise is disrupting a small town, as it did in the 1970s elsewhere: "Tiny village is latest victim of the 'The hum.'"  Add this to the enormous list of things atheism cannot explain.
"Will the Arab Spring Lead to a Post-American Era? A recent New York Times Op-Ed by Council on Foreign Relations senior fellow Ray Takeyh argues that the Middle East is headed for a post-American era. ... He posits that new Arab countries in democratic transitions in the “era of self-determination” will not be as subjective to American foreign policy priorities as previous alliances of patronage have been." 
Pastor Carl Gallups, points out that evolution crumbles when a few questions are asked. Gallups writes: "Evolution: It only FAILS when you TEST it. Ouch! Creationists are sure making evolutionists look bad with the Question evolution! campaign. It doesn't look like they are going to answer the 15 questions.
From the "logic" of Janet Napolitano: screening Muslim men under 35 is "not good logic". Which is why TSA must go after American citizens, such as four year-old children, grannies, nuns, the disabled, and so on. 
When it comes to Sarah Palin, the majority of liberals are guilty of being Anti-American. Politico caught publishing Palin lies.  The Washington Post and the New York Times ignore Barack Hussein Obama's past, ask the public to find Palin dirt.  Margaret Thatcher's Foundation responds to lies from The Guardian which published "...meeting Sarah Palin would be belittling for Margaret."  Have they achieved the opposite of their intended result? 
The popular Christian YouTube video maker, Shockofgod, is already seeing tangible results with his assistance to the Question evolution! campaign. Someone just posted to his video: "I have to admit I can't answer these questions. No one can. I'm not so sure evolution is true anymore".
"U.S. stock prices have fallen for six weeks in a row... The last time stocks declined for seven weeks in a row was back in May 2001 when the "dot-com" bubble was bursting." Maybe now's the time to buy gold and silver.
The aftershocks of banning prayer in the classroom. A school district cancels a fundraiser just to censor Christian speech: 
"M.F. Husain, 95; exiled artist was called India's Picasso, a former movie billboard artist who rose to become India’s most sought-after painter before going into self-imposed exile during an uproar over nude images of Hindu icons, died yesterday."  Indian Painting
The U.S. Government is accused of caving in to the dairy lobby for its MyPlate initiative. Should America's overweight U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin insist that skim dairy products be featured for the MyPlate initiative?
Please feel free to add entries to Conservapedia's Overweight Obama administration officials article and make it as enormous as the U.S. Federal budget. When will the Obama administration exercise more restraint?
Michelle Obama greets overweight U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin as they introduce the MyPlate initiative. When is the Obama administration going to get serious about combating America's obesity problem. Isn't leadership by example? Apparently, not in the Obama administration.
Please feel free to add entries to Conservapedia's article: Overweight Obama administration officials
Barack Hussein Obama names Katherine Archuleta, an overweight woman, as his political director.  The White House has not commented on whether Michelle Obama will work with Ms. Archuleta concerning her weight.
Newt Gingrich's entire senior campaign staff just resigned en masse, causing us to downgrade him one notch in likelihood of winning the Republican nomination.  But stay tuned -- Newt is not likely to give up and candidates, not staff, are what matter most.
"Libyan rebels urge West to release frozen assets The chief financial adviser to Libya’s opposition movement urged Western countries Thursday to immediately make good on promises to release frozen Libyan assets to the rebels, saying, “Our people our dying.”  Why is a group of rebels, elected by no one, disposing of large amounts (some $70 billion)?
The toughest illegal immigration enforcement bill in existence was signed today by Alabama's Republican Governor Robert Bentley. "We have a real problem with illegal immigration in this country." 
Forbes Magazine declares: Ten years and counting: Where is the global warming?
Is the American military involvement in Libya a distraction? Trend forecaster Gerald Celente warned that Barack Hussein Obama would try to distract Americans from the economy by getting America involved in war. Celente declared the business of the United States has become wars while China is focusing on business. 
"U.S. military operations in Libya are expected to cost hundreds of millions of dollars more than the initial $750 million outgoing defense secretary Robert Gates estimated last month, the Financial Times reported on its website Thursday, citing figures it obtained." 
"Bullard sees debt default as big global risk Forget reverberations of Japan's quake, high oil prices and Europe's debt crisis. The biggest risk to the world economy currently is the U.S. government defaulting on its debt." 
Representative Allyson Schwartz from Pennsylvania has been assigned a new leadership role, recruit Democrat candidates for Congress. Schwartz is the darling of Pro-choice groups as she has founded, owned and operated an abortion clinic in Philadelphia. 
Socialist "medicine" at work. A man seeking help at a British hospital is left to die in corridor, while staff step around his body for hours.  Expect the same thing to happen here under Obamacare.
More evidence that many American liberals and moderates are a bunch of spoiled crybabies: Study finds that two thirds of Americans harbor anger toward God. True conservatives courageously face adversity and display grace under pressure through God given strength.
From the BlackVoices Black Spin website: "On College Campuses, Obama's Not Cool Anymore." His approval rating among young people has declined sharply. One professor put it this way: "all his cute little quirks have become grating." 
A tie for an all-time low that disgusted voters have with Congress in a new Rasmussen poll. Expect big things to happen in 2012.
The popular Christian YouTube channel shockofgod says he is helping to employ a campaign that he believes will reduce atheism by at least 50% in the United States.VIDEO He says he is going "full throttle" with his efforts in the backyard of atheists/evolutionists Matt Dillahunty and Aron Ra.
Now that China, "Obama's liberal sugar daddy", has recently started the process of kicking Barack Hussein Obama to the curb, the debt ceiling takes on a whole new importance to ordinary Americans.[
"HRW says Libya rebels detain pro-Gaddafi civilians Libya's rebels have arbitrarily detained dozens of civilians suspected of supporting ruler Muammar al-Gaddafi and at least one has died after apparently being tortured while in custody, Human Rights Watch said Monday. Since the uprising started in mid-February, rebels have seized control of much of the country's east and scrambled to set up an administration in their de facto capital of Benghazi. Rebels also hold the western city of Misrata and smaller towns in the western mountains."  Will the French helicopters fire them too?
Housing values have dropped 33% from their peak, and unemployment is at 9.1%. "The last president to be re-elected with unemployment above 7.2% was Franklin Delano Roosevelt" - more than 70 years ago. 
With Election Day only 15 months away, is there even enough time for unemployment to fall below 7.2%???
"Iraq’s Oil Minister Abdul-Kareem Luaibi has set off for Austria to attend the annual OPEC meeting to discuss international calls for an increase in crude oil production. The conference will discuss whether its possible to produce enough crude oil to satisfy global demands after exports from Libya ground to a halt due to the uprisings there." 
"Rocket barrage kills 5 US soldiers in Baghdad Five American soldiers died Monday when a barrage of rockets slammed into a base in a Shiite neighborhood of Baghdad — the largest, single-day loss of life for U.S. forces in Iraq in two years. The attack follows warnings from Shiite militants backed by Iran and anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr that they would violently resist any effort to keep American troops in Iraq past their year-end deadline to go home." 
New pro-life horror movie, "The Life Zone", might make liberal minds explode. The psychological thriller by producer Kenneth Del Vecchio has three women seeking abortion, kidnapped against their will. They are held captive for 7 months and forced to give birth. 
Sadly, Barack Hussein Obama wants to continue to borrow large sums from the Chinese, but he has been asked to leave the "Chinese debt buffet table" by the Chinese in a dramatic manner. China recently has divested 97 percent of its holdings in U.S. Treasury Bills.  Message to Obama from the Chinese: "You go now!" Without foreign funding, economic liberalism will die on the vine in the United States.
Canada shows some compassion and releases 62-year-old grandmother from prison. Her crime? Failing to obey a court order not to protest. She spent 10 of the past 17 years in prison for peaceful protesting outside abortion clinics. 
On May 19, 2011, Christian apologist Vox Day released a blog post entitled Mailvox: now, who said atheists are fat? where 80% of the people taking a picture with atheist PZ Myers are overweight! And PZ Myers doesn't look very slim in the picture as well as can be seen HERE Thank God for wide angle camera lenses!
"Democrats Scale Back 2012 Map" in recognition of how many more States are unwinnable for Obama now.  Florida is unlikely to vote for Obama, which means that he will need to win Virginia, North Carolina, and several western states in order to reach the 270 electoral college total.
Conservapedia proven right again: we ranked Mitch Daniels low for the presidential election 2012, and said George Will was wrong for predicting last week that Daniels would be one of only 3 possible winners next year. Daniels just announced he's not running.  George, you gotta wise up and learn from Conservapedia.
Atheistic Britain seems particularly fascinated by the unusual prediction of an 89-year-old preacher that the world would end yesterday - the morning after, an article about it is ranked the most popular on the Telegraph's website.
The Obama Israel doctrine: betrayal of an ally. It has made him few friends in the Muslim world, and alienated the Jewish part of his base.  A rally is planned for Israel in Washington on July 17th. 
Your tax dollars bailed out General Motors. Now your tax dollars are sponsoring "The birth of a Party," a Communist China propaganda film celebrating the 90th anniversary of the nation’s rebirth as a socialist political entity. 
Barack Hussein Obama brought up the same old failed two state solution for the Middle East and especially Israel. Now Andrew Klavan has a one state solution: give it to the Jews! Klavan might not know it, but he's named the very solution that the Bible offers.
After wasting their college years on liberal professors, clueless students are amazed that they have a ton of debt and no good job opportunities. "Not surprisingly, given ... a widespread lack of academic rigor, about a third of students failed to demonstrate significant gains in critical thinking, complex reasoning and writing ability." 
- Mitt Romney (#1)
- Newt Gingrich (#2)
- Michele Bachmann (#3)
- Ron Paul (#8)
- Tim Pawlenty (#9)
- Herman Cain (#12)
- Rick Santorum (#18)
"Bahrain police fire at protesters marching toward landmark square after emergency rule lifted Bahraini police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters marching toward the landmark Pearl Square in the country’s capital Friday .... Witnesses in the tiny island kingdom said there were no immediate reports of casualties among the hundreds of opposition supporters who took their grievances to the streets for the first time since martial law was imposed more than two months ago." 
Tennessee State Rep. Jeremy Faison points out that there is mountains of evidence supporting the creation view and he also points out that an evolutionist was playing word games concerning the meaning of the word evolution. Evolutionists love to engage in equivocation.
"The House of Representatives voted Friday to rebuke President Obama for continuing to maintain an American role in NATO operations in Libya without the express consent of Congress, and directed the administration to provide detailed information about the cost and objectives of the American role in the conflict." 
Sarah Palin speaking from Bunker Hill about Republican front runner Mitt Romney's state health plan, "Any mandate coming from government is not a good thing."  Today, Romney said he believes that humans are somewhat responsible for climate change.  Will this affect Romney's 2012 Presidential aspirations?
"Doctor" Jack Kevorkian, the man who demanded assisted-suicide, dies: 
With his death it should be noted that his actions on assisted-suicide have their origins with eugenics, social-Darwinism and Nazi Germany. 
Federal judge tosses out the First Amendment: 
The race is on to build the perfect replica of Noah's Ark. One replica will float up the Thames River to London for the 2012 Olympic Games. The other will open for walk-throughs in northern Kentucky in 2014.
Intelligent design proponent Denyse O'Leary calls Christianity Today on the carpet for their uncritical and cozy relationship with evolutionary ideology and predicts they will head down the slippery slope of moral decay.
The Middle East is about to boil over. For the first time, the Palestinians are going to protest losing the Six Day War, this after Jews prayed on the Temple Mount for the first time in decades. Also: the head of the Temple Institute of Jerusalem tells Barack Obama to mind his own business.
Limousine liberals: The number of government-owned limos has soared 73% under Obama. Government spending continues marching higher as taxpayers are on the hook for vehicles that get 8 miles per gallon. 
College Republicans and Let Freedom Ring have started a national campaign asking Obama "Where's your plan?"
The broken entitlement called Medicare needs reform and Republicans have offered a plan. Obama and Democrats have a strategy of scaring Americans from the GOP solution while offering no plan of their own. 
Just published on the internet: A scientist who received NASA funding for his geological research declares: "The strong weight of evidence is that there was a massive catastrophe, corresponding to the Genesis Flood, which involved large and rapid continental movements."  Put that in your pipe and smoke it Glenn Morton and fellow old earthers!
The Obama Administration declares that Indiana's law ending its mandatory public funding of abortion providers is somehow "illegal" - and liberals pretend that they are tolerant??? 
Indiana has been ranked #2 in the nation here for pro-life legislation this year.
Criminal complaint filed with the FBI, charging the birth certificate released by the White House on April 27 was created via an Adobe computer program for Obama's benefit. "I have irrefutably proven that the Certificate of Live Birth that President Obama presented to the world on April 27, 2011, is a fraudulently created document put together using the Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator programs, and the creation of this forgery of a public document constitutes a class B felony in Hawaii and multiple violations under U.S. Code section Title 18, Part 1, Chapter 47, Sec.1028, and therefore an impeachable offense." 
A congressman declines the invitation to listen to liberal claptrap at the White House today: "I don't intend to spend my morning being lectured to by a president whose failed policies have put our children and grandchildren in a huge burden of debt," he said. 
Conservative Jim DeMint improves his ranking to #10 in likelihood of winning the Republican nomination for president on reports that he's considering entering the race. 
What about the next vote? The TEA Party movement is watching. Michele Bachmann has already said: Do not raise the debt ceiling under any circumstances. Will enough other Republicans follow her lead?
Barack Obama flubs Memorial Day speech. It's his highest honor to serve as commander-in-chief of "...one of the finest fighting forces the world has ever known." A typical memorial speech however America IS the finest military in the world. There isn't a single country that even comes close. 
Will Obama/Bernanke zombies continue to clutch their "Obama blankies" or will they finally wise up and see that Obama the community organizer and his loyal henchman Ben Bernanke are clueless about economics?
The conservative state of Texas outperforms the liberal state of California when it comes to jobs. Newsweek reports: "Since 2001...the state has gained more than 730,000 jobs. In contrast, California, Texas’s antithesis in political culture ... has lost more than 600,000 jobs in the same period." Many liberals don't understand business as it typically involves exercising common sense and often requires hard work.
A recent Gallup poll shows active-duty and retired military giving Obama low marks...and it's getting lower.
"Two French lawyers said they planned to initiate legal proceedings against French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Monday for crimes against humanity over the NATO-led military campaign in Libya... Dumas, a former French minister, said the NATO mission, which was meant to protect civilians, was in fact killing them."  How many do they have to kill to wake up the great American people?
More economic facts which appear to make Obama re-election unlikely: 50 facts every American should know about the U.S. economy heading in a downward spiral.  20 questions to ask someone who believes the U.S. financial crises is over. 
Larry Sabato, an elections expert at the University of Virginia, points out that the United States economic growth rate is an anemic 1.8% and well below the 3% that presidential candidates usually need for re-election. Sabato believes that if Republicans pick a respectable candidate they will probably win.  Obama's political base appears to be lukewarm concerning working for Obama's re-election. 
"Who cares in the Middle East what Obama says? President Obama has shown himself to be weak in his dealings with the Middle East, says Robert Fisk, and the Arab world is turning its back with contempt. Its future will be shaped without American influence." 
"Awkward Moment During Obama Toast to Queen. The president and the orchestra at Buckingham Palace Tuesday evening were a bit out of sync."  Obama paused -- as he might do in waiting for the teleprompter to tell him what to say -- but the orchestra took the pause as a cue.
The term "duh science" was first coined by the offbeat LA Weekly on Jan. 14, 2000 (p.12) in mockery of a story in the LA Times: "on January 5 we sat down to the front-page Column One feature hungry for substance. ... Times medical writer Terence Monmaney informed us that ... pessimism can lead to depression. 'From what I'm able to figure out, pessimistic people are in bad moods,' psychologist Christopher Peterson, the lead author of a 1998 study at the University of Michigan, was quoted as saying. Who knew?"
A decade later, the LA Times itself is mocking "duh science": "consider the case of Harvard sleep expert Dr. Charles Czeisler, who has spent about $3 million over the years demonstrating over and over that doctors who don't get enough sleep make mistakes on the job." 
Always a teleprompter, and now an "autopen" too: Obama's use of an autopen to sign the Patriot Act does not seem to comply with the Constitution.  Let's hope he didn't date it "2008" as he did recently for his real signature! 
Oregon professor says that many atheists reacting angrily to newspaper stories on religion either have "way too much time on their hands" or "something to prove" and "a competitive anger directed against persons of traditional religious faith".  Given that many atheists appear to be losing the battle of bulge compared to individuals who are very religious, it is not surprising that many have a "competitive anger".
Hollywood star Jeff Conaway has died -- 16 years below the life expectancy of a white American male -- after years of "innumerable drug problems" which included "struggling with addictions to cocaine and alcohol." 
Abortion promoter NARAL's web campaign overtaken by Pro-life posts. NARAL asked their members to take pictures of themselves holding signs in support of abortion. What they didn't count on was Pro-lifers dominating the uploads.  
Television is losing its relevancy, as people flock to Conservapedia for content: "Every broadcaster recorded ratings declines, with some of the biggest drops among young viewers."  Only content-less TV shows like the Super Bowl and American Idol are holding their TV audience.
"What Obama did to Israel. Every Arab-Israeli negotiation contains a fundamental asymmetry: Israel gives up land, which is tangible; the Arabs make promises, which are ephemeral. ... For 2 1/2 years, the Obama administration has refused to recognize and reaffirm these assurances. Then last week in his State Department speech, President Obama definitively trashed them."  Is this genuine antipathy or the arrogance of a blundering amateur? or a distraction movement?
Obama's assault on conservative speech: 
Desperate Democrat Senators are acting like Communist rulers over abortion funding. In the wake of Indiana cutting off abortion funds, they threaten penalties to force states to fund Planned Parenthood. 
"Saudi Arabia Scrambles to Limit Region’s Upheaval Saudi Arabia is flexing its financial and diplomatic might across the Middle East in a wide-ranging bid to contain the tide of change, shield fellow monarchs from popular discontent and avert the overthrow of any more leaders struggling to calm turbulent republics... In Libya, after helping push through an Arab League request for international intervention, Saudi Arabia sat out and left its neighbors, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, to join the military coalition supporting the rebels. It has so far kept its distance publicly from Tunisia as well, although it gave refuge to its ousted president, Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali." 
It took the Obama Administration two months to replace the spokesman for the State Department, after he was abruptly forced out for causing a mild embarrassment to Obama.  So much for frank, candid discussion!
Scientific stupidity at work: Just what kind of scientific benefit can the National Science Foundation claim in justifying hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars for "Jell-O wrestling" at the South Pole? 
On a related note, Conservapedia recently published its article on cowardice which will certainly greatly delight many atheists and evolutionists (see also: Creation scientists tend to win the creation vs. evolution debates).
File under "Puh'lese!" A Senate report cites billions of taxpayer dollars wasted by the National Science Foundation. Criticizing the report NSF Public Affairs Director Dana Topousis said that the foundation is "renowned for its gold-standard approach to peer review," and its discoveries have "advanced the frontiers of science and engineering, improved Americans' lives, and provided the foundations for countless new industries and jobs." Oh really? $1.5 million for a robot that can fold a towel? $2 million to look at Flickr pics? $144,000 for a romantic fling for two? Alcohol? Video games? Crustaceans in the gym? 
"Political science professor Joseph E. Uscinski ... said ... the overwhelmingly liberal academic community consistently ranks Republican presidents about 10 spots lower than the public would. 'I don’t think anyone is surprised,' Mr. Uscinski told The Washington Times. 'Among the political scientists and historians that I work with, Democrats outnumber Republicans 8 to 1.'" 
Public school district may ban homework over weekends and holidays!  Perhaps this would prevent parents -- who have more time then to review their kids' assignments -- from seeing all the liberal claptrap being taught.
Harry Reid is upset. His dear government coworker, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, has been treated wrong by Republican David Vitter. Salazar earns only $180,000. a year salary and Harry Reid wants to give him a $19,000. raise but Vitter stands in the way. As the whole nation suffers from a higher cost of living, a lack of jobs, cutbacks and declining government revenue, Harry Reid wants to spend more money on his buddies. 
"Obama and Cameron must break this addiction to war. ... All Obama promised, in cleansing the west's reputation, in restoring disengagement and reversing Washington's image as an overbearing bully, has been vitiated by surges, drone missiles and the kneejerk attack on Libya. That the top item at a summit between Britain and America should be how to bomb a north African state that threatens neither of them is absurd." 
Is Obama more loyal to the United Nations than to the United States? His speech in the United Kingdom mentions Libya, where he's already overstayed his War Powers limit. Maybe he thinks that those UN Resolutions are all the authority he needs. 
New study confirms that playing violent video games damages the brain and makes it less sensitive to actual violence.  Does this surprise anyone???
The combination of vote-splitting and an unpopular Medicare voucher proposal by Paul Ryan causes a surprising loss of an open New York congressional seat to a Democrat.  Looks like Paul Ryan and the Fox News Channel owe Newt Gingrich an apology, as Newt warned against this weeks ago.
Pat Buchanan, who has never been very sympathetic to Israel, recognizes that Benjamin Netanyahu "smacked-down" Barack Obama and thoroughly and publicly humiliated him.  Netanyahu may be betting that Obama will not be re-elected - especially with a weakened Jewish voter base in Florida, a must-win State for Obama.
Harold Camping comes to judgment. On his Open Forum program tonight, the man who predicted the end of the world tried—and failed—to salvage his reputation, which the world had shattered by not ending. 
"NATO launched its largest airstrike against Moammar Gaddafi’s regime on Tuesday morning, with at least 15 massive explosions rocking the Libyan capital. The bombings appeared concentrated on Gaddafi’s compound in Tripoli, although a government spokesman said the airstrike had targeted the headquarters of a militia force... Libyan officials have said that NATO is picking sides in a civil war and complained that strikes on Gaddafi’s Tripoli compound are attempts to assassinate the leader of a sovereign country."  Are these bombings helping to protect Libyan civilians?
Who says that creation science yields no useful insights or inventions? Today a Japanese company announced a new rescue vessel for tsunami-stranded families and villages, inspired by Noah's Ark. By the way: Noah's Ark was real. 
Spain echoes the Tea Party movement, vote the ruling Socialist party out.  No obvious support for any particular party and the public protested nationwide against misguided policies of corrupt leaders. 
The lead attorney for ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has expressed confidence his client will be cleared of sexual assault and attempted rape charges leveled against him by a hotel chambermaid. 
News update: An online brouhaha quickly erupted at atheist PZ Myers' blog Pharyngula after Myers made a blog post on May 16, 2011 which featured a photograph of some of his fans and 80% of them were overweight. 
Conservapedia's atheism and obesity article is upsetting PZ Myers' false narrative at his blog that atheists are supposedly more rational than Bible believers which simply is not true. Please see: Irreligion and superstition. Myers is an atheist though so he is used to looking foolish.