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Mar 16, 2009 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

FOX Business: Rally Aborted on Falling Bank Stocks by Dunstan Prial Bank stocks faded midday Monday and with them the broader stock market, killing any chance at keeping alive a four-day rally. Today’s Markets The Dow Jones industrial average fell 7.01, or 0.10%, to 7216.97. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 2.66, or 0.35%, to 753.89, while the ...

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Mar 16, 2009 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

FOX: "Stubborn." "Out of touch." "Incapable of understanding" the economic crisis. That's how Barack Obama and his presidential campaign team described John McCain last year when the Republican candidate famously said "the fundamentals of our economy are strong." But now President Obama and his advisers are adopting similar rhetoric as they try to build public confidence in ...

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Mar 16, 2009 13 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Give Us The Money Back. Politico: Obama: Block AIG bonuses By MIKE ALLEN & EAMON JAVERS Harnessing public outrage over lavish bonuses for bailed-out executives at insurance giant AIG, President Obama said Monday that he will “pursue every single legal avenue to block these bonuses and make the American taxpayers whole.” Obama made his forceful remarks at a ...

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Mar 16, 2009 16 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

ABC News: Dramatic Advances Sweep Iraq, Boosting Support for Democracy ABC News/BBC/NHK National Survey of Iraq ANALYSIS by GARY LANGER Dramatic advances in public attitudes are sweeping Iraq, with declining violence, rising economic well-being and improved services lifting optimism, fueling confidence in public institutions and bolstering support for democracy. The gains in the latest ABC News/BBC/NHK poll represent a ...

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Mar 16, 2009 8 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

The White House's Pettiness War. Liberal media watchdog begins anti-CNBC drive NEW YORK - Some critics are seizing on comedian Jon Stewart's attacks of CNBC to launch an online petition drive urging the network to be tougher on Wall Street leaders. The liberal media watchdog Media Matters for America and some economists are behind ...

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Mar 16, 2009 12 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Previous post here. Telegraph UK: Barack Obama told: help Pakistan or risk a repeat of 9/11 in America or Britain Barack Obama, the US president, is to be told that to avoid a repeat of the devastating 9/11 attacks on America or Britain he must dramatically step up aid to Pakistan. By Tim Shipman A team headed ...

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Mar 16, 2009 13 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Not sure, but I believe our buddy Kurt T.I. was at this one: WLWT: Thousands Rally Downtown Against Government Spending CINCINNATI -- Thousands of Tri-State residents gathered Sunday on Fountain Square in downtown Cincinnati to voice their opposition to government spending bills recently signed by President Barack Obama. The group called itself the Cincinnati Tea Party, modeled after the ...

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Mar 16, 2009 21 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

See Andrew's last Friday night "Real Time" appearance here. Wa Times: by Andrew Breitbart Pretty much everyone I respect in media and politics recommended I not go on HBO's "Real Time With Bill Maher." But on Friday night, I defied that wisdom and had the time of my life. I sparred with Mr. Maher, Georgetown professor Michael Eric ...

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Mar 16, 2009 15 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Anybody else recall certain republican Congress members insisting after the first bank bailout that there was no monitoring or watch-dogging going on as to how those who received the bailout money was spending it? BTW, AIG had these bonuses pre-planned before the bailout ... Congress, if they were "smart" would have looked into that and insisted ...

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Mar 16, 2009 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

FOX Sports: Police say an Iraqi soccer player has been shot dead just as he was about to kick what could have been the tying goal in a weekend game south of Baghdad. Police Maj. Muthanna Khalid says a striker from the Buhairat amateur team was facing only the goalie during a Sunday match in Hillah when ...

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Mar 16, 2009 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Spectator UK: Why are our state-owned banks asking customers about their politicial affiliations? by Fraser Nelson Some tip-offs are so awful that you almost hope they are untrue. When I was told by Geoff Robbins, a computer consultant, that he had been asked about his political connections before opening an account with the state-controlled Royal Bank of ...

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Mar 15, 2009 4 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Drill here: Active is making progress and Pat will update developments. Of course we will be discussing the usual subjects of liberalism, politics, and how to save our country from the evil grips of both. Pat says: Get that we've travelled several roads on "The Jihadi Killer Hour " over the last few weeks, yet everyone a those sons ...

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Mar 15, 2009 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — A leftist television journalist won El Salvador's presidential elections Sunday, bringing a party of former guerrillas to power for the first time since a bloody civil war and ending two decades of conservative rule. Mauricio Funes, a moderate plucked from outside the ranks of the rebel-group-turned-political-party Farabundo Marti National Liberation ...

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Mar 15, 2009 15 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

In the weeks, months and years since September 11, 2001, Ron Silver was one of a very few Hollywood "conservatives" who could step forward and voice a strong opinion on what needed to be done ASAP to counter the evil that had just hit us ... and hit us hard. Mr. Silver, while not leaving behind ...

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Mar 15, 2009 20 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

After reading this, and considering the insult he showed Gordon Brown, I'd like two things from you in your comments: 1. of course your Obama-low-expectations idea(s) of what Obama would give the "titular" leader of the greatest friend and ally our nation has ever known in over 200 years ... especially AFTER going to war with ...

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Mar 15, 2009 19 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

When I was a kid the deterrent to killing a police officer was to strongly enforce the law that pretty much automatically gave the criminal the death penalty. But now we have an anti-death penalty agenda in this country that automatically poses the criminal a poor victim to the evil cop ... Just look ...

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Mar 15, 2009 16 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Don't blame Bush team for economic woes Cheney says economic woes are not Bush team's fault, cites global financial problem WASHINGTON -- Don't blame the Bush administration for all the country's economic problems. That's the message from former Vice President Dick Cheney. President Barack Obama constantly talks about the enormous economic troubles that he inherited when he took ...

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Mar 15, 2009 24 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

The Daily Princetonian: Petraeus GS ’85: ‘True thrill’ to deliver Baccalaureate address By Tasnim Shamma Gen. David Petraeus GS ’85, whose success as the top U.S. commander in Iraq is credited with opening the way for the troop withdrawals planned for next year, will deliver the Baccalaureate address this May. Petraeus currently serves as head of the ...

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Mar 15, 2009 10 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Might help explain why so many buy into global warming ... Although, I have a feeling the center pushes the idea in its agenda. Science Daily: Are Americans flunking science? A new national survey commissioned by the California Academy of Sciences and conducted by Harris Interactive® reveals that the U.S. public is unable to pass even a ...

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Mar 15, 2009 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

NY Post: RUTH IN CROSSHAIR$ FEDS' FEVERED BID TO FREEZE MRS. MADOFF'S $93M By JAMES DORAN Federal investigators are "working around the clock" to freeze the assets of mega-fraudster Bernie Madoff's wife, fearing she will try to flee the country or stash the nearly $93 million in her name beyond their reach, sources told The Post. The Securities and ...

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Mar 15, 2009 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Violence mars Pakistani anti-government protest LAHORE, Pakistan – Pakistan’s opposition leader defied house arrest on Sunday to lead anti-government protests that briefly turned violent before becoming a jubilant show of force against the country’s pro-Western president. Hundreds of police surrounded Sharif’s residence in Lahore, carrying an order for his house arrest, party spokesman Pervaiz Rasheed said. ...

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Mar 15, 2009 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Daily Mail UK: Minister beaten after clashing with Muslims on his TV show By Jonathan Petre A Christian minister who has had heated arguments with Muslims on his TV Gospel show has been brutally attacked by three men who ripped off his cross and warned: ‘If you go back to the studio, we’ll break your legs.’ The Reverend Noble ...

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Mar 15, 2009 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Previous: "Baby Killers" Times Online: Hate cleric leads jihad cash appeal Anjem Choudary, who led protests against returning British troops, has urged his followers to send money to 'mujaheddin' by Abul Taher and Daniel Foggo AN Islamic cleric, whose supporters led a hate-filled protest against British troops returning from Iraq, has urged his followers to give cash to front-line ...

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Mar 15, 2009 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Okay ... this one has "inside job" (and by that I mean the jail guards) written ALL over it. McALESTER, Okla. — A 23-year-old inmate beaten to death at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary had been put in a cell with convicted killer he had testified against. Prison spokesman Jerry Massie says Paul Duran Jr. fought with ...

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Mar 14, 2009 12 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Weekly Standard: Welcome to Ramallmö: How A Tennis Match Sparked Riots In Sweden by Paulina Neuding "This is how it was last time too," said a Holocaust survivor, when she was escorted from Malmö's main square by the police. "We had to leave the square, while they got to stay." On January 27th, it had been almost ...

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