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It's time to rethink Sarah Palin.
by Sandi Behrns Rep. Steve King (R-IA ) can always be counted upon to go over the top with his rhetoric.
Earlier this weekend I asked this question on Twitter : Are we really that cold, that there is an acceptable percentage of people we're willing to allow to be sick, destitute, hopeless? I posed it in response to Media Research Center VP Dan Gainor's comment to me about my revulsion at the standing ovation in the video above when Mike Pence practically spat the words "repeal Obamacare, lock, stock and barrel".
52% of Voters Say Their Views Are More Like Palin’s Than Obama’s Email this ShareThis
The storm clouds gathering over America’s trade relations with China darkened this week, prompting some observers to warn of a coming trade war between the world’s two largest economic powers. Skip to next paragraph
AT JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WASH.
September 15, 2010 |
September 19, 2010 |
The year 2009 was a bad one for the United States.
It seems that the Statue of Liberty has lost its meaning and so might as well be razed and the island on which it stands can be put to better use, something like another huge amusement park for the enrichment of Disney or some other large entertainment corporation. If you doubt that this is true, try reading and really thinking about the words from Emma Lazarus' 1883 poem, "The New Colossus," engraved on a bronze plaque and mounted inside the Statue of Liberty . ..
<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-19346" title="Picture 7" src="http://www.wired.com/images_blogs/threatlevel/2010/09/Picture-7.png" alt="" width="637" height="487" /> Lawmakers introduced legislation Monday that would let the Justice Department seek U.S. court orders against piracy websites anywhere in the world, and shut them down through the sites’ domain registration. The bipartisan legislation, dubbed the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act , (.pdf) amounts to the Holy Grail of intellectual-property enforcement.
By the CNN Wire Staff
It seems that the IT overlords over at National Defence have issued a department-wide edict against using DND/CF computers to access the controversial Wikileaks website -- not, mind you, on the grounds that the content -- which, it notes, includes thousands of pages of documents related to military operations in Afghanistan -- may be inappropriate, but because due to "the nature of the material, third parties could collect and exploit visitor data or deliver malicious software through downloaded files."