Archive for January 13th, 2013

III Citadel…a “community of patriots @ III Citadel Blogspot

Tea Party Fringe Group Develops ‘III Citadel’ – An Exclusive Gated Community With Its Own Arms Factory

This exclusive community has a list of requirements applicants must agree to before being considered, including proficiency with firearms.

by Wendi Petit· · News
Paul Krugman Tells It Like It Is, Calls Debt Ceiling Negotiations ‘Hostage Taking’ (VIDEO)

Paul Krugman Tells It Like It Is, Calls Debt Ceiling Negotiations ‘Hostage Taking’ (VIDEO)

Krugman sucks the air out of the room when Republicans are portrayed as reasonable on the debt ceiling.

by T. Steelman· · News
Colin Powell: Hagel Will Be Confirmed As Secretary of Defense

Colin Powell: Hagel Will Be Confirmed As Secretary of Defense

The former four star general and Secretary of State is confident in Hagel’s chances.

by Tiffany Willis· · News
Fox News’ Chris Wallace Amazed When Gun Advocate Says Background Checks Are Pointless (VIDEO)

Fox News’ Chris Wallace Amazed When Gun Advocate Says Background Checks Are Pointless (VIDEO)

Even Fox News’ Chris Wallace was flabbergasted when Larry Pratt claimed that background checks are pointless, and that we need fewer ‘gun-free zones’ instead.

by Justin Acuff· · News
White House Schools ‘Secessionists’ On ‘Bloody’ History In Its Petition Response

White House Schools ‘Secessionists’ On ‘Bloody’ History In Its Petition Response

The secession issue is settled! Here are 5 things the White House wanted to say to secessionists, but didn’t.

by Liberal Lamp Post· · News
General Colin Powell Defends Hillary Clinton Against Right Wing Benghazi Smears

General Colin Powell Defends Hillary Clinton Against Right Wing Benghazi Smears

When asked about the Benghazi attacks on Meet The Press, General Powell defended Secretary of State Clinton and said Republican attacks on her were unfounded.

by Tiffany Willis· · News
Is Canada On The Verge Of A Complete Shutdown? Native American Protests Continue To Grow

Is Canada On The Verge Of A Complete Shutdown? Native American Protests Continue To Grow

In response to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s plans to turn over native lands to corporations to exploit, tribes have risen up, and the protests are growing.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Gunman shot in San Diego theater; @ CBS News

Movie Theater Shooting Narrowly Averted In San Diego (VIDEO)

The domestic incident played out in public and endangered more than just the two who were initially involved in the dispute.

by Wendi Petit· · News
Homeland Security warns, "Unclick Enable Java"

Homeland Security Warns Of Immediate Threat To Your PC (And What To Do About It)

‘It’s rare for a government agency to recommend users completely disable a software program because of a security threat. ‘

Colin Powell – GOP Has ‘A Dark Vein Of Intolerance’ (VIDEO)

Colin Powell – GOP Has ‘A Dark Vein Of Intolerance’ (VIDEO)

Colin Powell left the GOP with a warning. They will either heed it and change or they will be relegated to permanent minority status.

by The Liberal· · News
Convicted Pedophile Was ‘Honored’ Member Of Anti-Gay Organization

Convicted Pedophile Was ‘Honored’ Member Of Anti-Gay Organization

The Alliance Defending Freedom, formerly the Alliance Defense Fund, did not have a good year last year. This one is shaping up to be far, far worse.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Aaron Schwartz @ Neowin.net

Aaron Swartz – Reddit Co-founder, Internet Pioneer, Information Activist – Commits Suicide At 26

An ardent activist for open information and progressive causes – zealously pursued by the Dept. of Justice and criminalized as a self-serving ‘hacker.’

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Politico Tries To Scare You Over Obamacare While Letting Insurance Companies Off The Hook

Politico Tries To Scare You Over Obamacare While Letting Insurance Companies Off The Hook

The real story is insurance companies trying to get away with gouging some of their customers. The secondary story is why Politico chose not to tell you that.

by Jill Klausen· · News
Jon Stewart and Paul Krugman during their last time together - March 10, 2005

Battle Of The Liberal Titans – Krugman Calls Stewart ‘Lazy’ (VIDEO)

It’s rare that Jon Stewart ‘screws the pooch,’ as they say, but on Thursday night’s show he apparently did just that, at least if a Nobel Prize winning economist can be believed.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News