Tuesday, September 18, 2012
|Terence P. Jeffrey -- CNS News sc
8,786,049: Yet another record for Americans collecting disability
The Social Security Administration has released new data revealing that 8,786,049 American workers are collecting federal disability insurance payments in September. That sets yet another record for the number of Americans on disability. -- The 8,786,049 workers taking federal disability in September is a net increase of 18,108 from the 8,767,941 workers who took federal disability in August...
|Michael Snyder -- Economic Collapse Blog
What to expect from Bernanke's insane open-ended QE3
The mainstream media is hailing QE3 as a great victory for the U.S. economy. On nearly every news broadcast, the "talking heads" are declaring that Ben Bernanke's decision to pump 40 billion dollars a month into our financial system is definitely going to help solve our economic problems. -- The money for QE3 is being created out of thin air and this round of quantitative easing is going to be "open-ended" which means...
|Diana West -- Family Security Matters
Obama regime breaches the First Amendment
Two historic attacks on U.S. territory marked the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks - and what happened? The Obama administration surrendered our constitutional principles. -- The first was a "blasphemy" riot that breached the walls of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, whereupon thugs burned the American flag and hoisted in its place the traditional black flag of Islam that flies over al-Qaida and other jihad movements...
|Vincent Gioia -- Family Security Matters
Time to end Islamic appeasement?
Islamists have it all over everyone else in the art of intimidation - using freedom in western civilization as a weapon in the battle to rule the world. One reason this practice has been successful is that civilized societies cannot comprehend a doctrine so pervasive in its goal to take over the world that so many non Muslims are unwilling to accept that we are in a war between different worlds...
|Jack Dennis -- The Examiner
Did the Republicans turn into Democrats and the Democrats into something else?
Recent events have caused an unraveling in Barak Obama's campaign as many traditional Democrats and Independents are taking a stand to vote the incumbent out. -- Nancy Crawford, a south Texan who considered herself a Democrat, wants Obama out of office. -- "He had his turn and it didn't work," Crawford observed. "I will give Romney the same chance and can vote him out if things don't improve too."
Post-Arab Spring "moderate" Muslim regimes cornered by radicals
The United States is positioning military forces so that it can respond to unrest in as many as 17 or 18 places in the Islamic world, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced late Friday. "We have to be prepared in the event that these demonstrations get out of control," he said. -- Those words dashed hopes in Washington that the anti-US Islamist rampage by now sweeping 21 countries...
DOJ report due out on gun-smuggling operation
Family members of an Arizona U.S. Border Patrol agent killed in connection with a botched gun-smuggling operation said they won't have closure until someone is held accountable for his death. -- Brian Terry's mother, sisters and cousin from the Detroit area are in Tucson this week for a dinner to raise money for a foundation set up in his honor. They also plan to be on hand Tuesday at Naco on the Mexico border...
|Scott McKay -- Family Security Matters
If this story is true, then Hillary Clinton should resign immediately
The magnitude of this, if it's actually true, is impossible to fully describe. -- Charlie Foxtrot is not a sufficient term. -- The killings of the US ambassador to Libya and three of his staff were likely to have been the result of a serious and continuing security breach, The Independent can reveal. -- American officials believe the attack was planned, but Chris Stevens had been back in the country only a short while and the details...
|Canadian TV News
More bodies found in Tamaulipas after drug kingpin's arrest
Cd. Victoria, Tamps., Mex. -- Officials say 16 bodies have been found dumped across a turbulent Mexican state on the Texas border two days after the arrest of one of the region's top drug bosses. -- Analysts predicted that the arrest of Gulf cartel head Eduardo Costilla Sanchez could set off a struggle for control of his smuggling routes and territory between Mexico's two most powerful remaining criminal groups...
|Mark Andrew Dwyer -- Federal Observer
Like Carter like Obama, or the failures of "liberalism"
The recent fiasco of President Obama and his administration's new Middle-East policy provides a perfect insight into the quality of presidency that those who elected him brought on our heads. Although the Secretary of State Clinton and virtually all "liberal" media were quick to blame a videotape posted on YouTube earlier this month for the recent eruption of anti-American violence across the Arab countries...
Romney calls for 'fair and enforceable' immigration laws at Latino soiree
Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney laid out his plans to secure American borders, end amnesty programs and make the legal immigration process "far more simple and transparent," while addressing members of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce this afternoon in Los Angeles. -- "We'll never achieve a legal immigration system that's fair and efficient if we don't first get control of our borders..."
|Michelle Malkin -- Family Security Matters
The Hip-Hop President: All swag, no cattle
Wazzup, President Obama? You've got room on your schedule to schmooze hip-hop radio DJs, debate Nicki Minaj's rap lyrics, hobnob with big donor celebs Jay-Z and Beyonce, and hang with Hollywood gossip TV anchors. -- We see your passion on the golf course, basketball court and beach. We see you late night on Letterman and Leno. We see your boundless energy on the campaign trail...
Rep. Sherman: 12 million invaders 'need documents' to be able to unionize
California Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman said at a press conference on immigration outside the Capitol Friday afternoon that America needs immigration reform to help those here illegally while also allowing them unionize for better wages. -- 'We need a regular process by which the 12 million people who are part of our society can be fully part of our society, and they need documents,' the congressman said...
|Dave Gibson -- The Examiner
Invader charged with killing pregnant woman and her baby in Virginia
On Saturday, a funeral was held at Horizon Funeral Home in Culpeper for Zulma "Carly" Alvarez, 20, and her newborn baby. The two were killed on September 6, when their van was hit head on Eggbornsville Road by a Jeep Cherokee that crossed the center line. -- Alvarez was nine months pregnant. She and her baby both died at Culpeper Regional Hospital a short time after the crash...
Corrupt Obama regime caught in bed with Soros' Media Matters
Internal Department of Justice emails obtained by The Daily Caller show Attorney General Eric Holder's communications staff has collaborated with the left-wing advocacy group Media Matters for America in an attempt to quell news stories about scandals plaguing Holder and America's top law enforcement agency. -- Dozens of pages of e-mails between DOJ Office of Public Affairs Director Tracy Schmaler...
US aid to Middle East questioned after anti-American attacks in region
Washington Democrats and Republicans are questioning U.S. taxpayer aid to the Middle East amid anti-American riots in the region and the fatal attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. -- One of the first attacks occurred Wednesday at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Egypt, a country that has received $1.6 billion in each of the past four years. Egypt has since 1979 been the second-largest recipient of U.S. aid...
Gang bangers targeting illegals in small California town
Lamont -- Sheriff's deputies are investigating cases where suspected gang members are preying on [illegal aliens]. -- One of the latest cases investigators are following up with happened on July 31 at a home on Buena Vista Boulevard. -- "They entered the residence, assaulted three of the members who were living inside and took them of their possessions," said Kern County Sgt. Lauro Cantu...