Declaration Entertainment Back in the summer of 2010, Declaration Entertainment asked for your support to help make the movies you want to see. Now needless to say, feature films are expensive propositions, and despite the fact that we had next to nothing on the shelves when we opened the doors, you took a chance on us and parted with your hard-earned money to support that critical cause: namely, reclaiming the mythology of the country; recasting us and our principles as heroes rather than villains; and dealing with the issues that the liberals in Hollywood will not only not touch, but actively squash at every opportunity. As we gathered funds for the first year and a half, we stayed in the fight as economically as possible: by producing the FIREWALL segments. There are thirty-two of them, at present, including EAT THE RICH, WHY WE SUCK, and the remarkable WHAT WE BELIEVE series.
Project Gunrunner update: ATF ignored warnings, DOJ ignores document requests Tick, tick, tick. Another Project Gunrunner disclosure deadline approaches for the Obama Department of Justice. And GOP watchdogs are hammering away at yet another stonewall erected by corruptocrat Attorney General Eric Holder. Late last week, Sen. Charles Grassley roasted the DOJ for failing to produce documents he requested in February — and released his own set of damning e-mails between a gun shop owner who had protested the ATF’s dangerous straw purchase scheme repeatedly. The ‘Italian Job’ and Other Highlights From U.S.’s Rendition Program With Egypt Abu Zaabal prison, 25 kms north of Cairo, after a mass breakout during the nationwide protest. (AFP/Getty Images file photo) Among the many aspects of the U.S.-Egypt relationship, few have been as controversial as the CIA’s extraordinary rendition program, where the agency frequently handed over suspected terrorists to foreign governments with histories of torture and illegal detention. According to Human Rights Watch, Egypt welcomed more CIA detainees than any other country from the 1990s through 2005. And while renditions happen only with the assurance that a foreign partner will not torture the prisoner, as one CIA officer once told Congress, the assurances “weren’t worth a bucket of warm spit.”
Charles Murray’s book ‘Coming Apart’ explains how we split into two separate American cultures after 1960, and how we can join together again. What if a right-wing intellectual looked at Occupy Wall Street and agreed with much of its two-Americas worldview? Like OWS, American Enterprise Institute scholar Charles Murray’s book, “Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010,” considers what the country feels like compared to pre-’80s America and asks: What happened? In 1960, Murray argues, rich and poor lived more or less the same lives, in the same communities, nestled within the same principles and institutions. We watched the same TV shows, drank the same beer, attended the same churches and schools. At vacation time, we all headed for the nearest patch of beach in our Detroit-made cars. If you were doing well, maybe instead of a Chevy you had a Buick.
Candy Crowley: No Regret About Disgraceful Interruption Just before 1 p.m. ET, Rush Limbaugh said the following about CNN's Candy Crowley and her performance as "moderator" last night in the second presidential debate: "In the real world, she would have committed career suicide last night." Well, Rush, don't discount her ability to self-immolate just yet. The Washington Post reports that Crowley is backtracking on her backtrack (HT PJ Tatler): Candy Crowley: I didn’t backtrack on Libya in debate CNN’s Candy Crowley denied Wednesday morning that she had moved away from her own comments on Libya when she moderation the previous night’s debate. ...
Blog: 100 Websites You Should Know and Use Entertainment Meet David Peterson, who developed Dothraki for Game of Thrones There are seven different words in Dothraki for striking another person with a sword. Among them: “hliziﬁkh,” a wild but powerful strike; “hrakkarikh,”a quick and accurate strike; and “gezrikh,” a fake-out or decoy strike. But you won’t find these words in George R. Transcript of Univision Here & Now program. "You have 1,800 guns that you let go. (If) you get one death for each gun, that is 1,800 people." UNIVISION NEWS TRANSCRIPT Program: “Aquí y Ahora” (Here and Now) Content: Exclusive interview with the parents of the murdered Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent Date: April 17, 2011 Key Jorge Ramos, Univision Host.Mary Zapata, mother of ICE agent Jaime Zapata.Amador Zapata, father of ICE agent Jaime Zapata.John Dodson, ATF agent, whistleblower.Rene Jaquez, ATF agent, whistleblower.Juan Miguel Freyre, son of murder victim.Carlos Spector, attorney for Juan Miguel Freyre.William “Bill” Newell, ATF Special Agent in Charge, Phoenix.President Barack ObamaSenator Charles “Chuck” Grassley Mary Zapata: "I don’t want this to ever happen to another American." Amador Zapata: "No one." Mary Zapata: "Or Mexican."
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mental_floss Blog » 6 Things You Should Know About Isaac Newton by Brian Gottesman There are few areas of learning and scholarship that haven't been touched by Sir Isaac Newton (1643-1727). And while you've probably heard some of the colorful stories (that he served in Parliament, but never spoke a word except to ask that a window be closed, he may have invented the cat flap, etc.), here are a few things you probably didn't know about the founder of modern science. 1. He didn't play well with others
The Issa Subpoena to Melson. "By Authority of the House of Representatives of the Congress of the United States of America. " Back on line after nasty electrical storm. Should be a big day, Gunwalker-wise. We now have the Issa subpoena. Because of technical difficulties David scooped me last night by a few hours and his take is here. Washington Times reports here. Home Replacement App: ADW Launcher Having helped walk through techelec in installing ADW, and in discussion with someone else about their choice of ADW Ex as their home replacement launcher, I've decided to port a thread I started at Droidforums.net, copied at Androidtablets.net and Android.net over here.Since Anderweb had coded ADW Launcher to work well with Honeycomb I figured others might want to try it out, and therefore might need some help getting started.PLEASE NOTE THIS WAS COPIED WORD FOR WORD FROM DROIDFORUMS, I WILL BE ALTERING IT AS I GO FOR THE HONEYCOMB SPECIFIC VERSION (SCREENSHOTS MOSTLY). THIS IS ALSO NOT AN IN-DEPTH FAQ, THAT IS LOCATED AT THE LINK POSTED BELOW, THIS IS A SIMPLE WHAT-IS-IT FAQ, WITH SOME COMMON ISSUES PEOPLE MIGHT HAVE.INFO:Home Replacement App? What's that?A Home Replacement App is an app you download that replaces the stock Android Home Screen, that can change the looks and functionality of your Android phone.
Should we make a common sense decision to dismantle Obamacare aka ACA? - Minneapolis Independent The decision to nationalize American healthcare was overwhelming premised on one allegedly enormous number. This number was the number of persons who allegedly wanted, but could not afford healthcare. WE THE PEOPLE were told that this number was so large that nothing short of nationalizing American healthcare could handle the deluge of new persons to be insured. Originally we were told this number was 16% of the American Population.
Interrogating Texts: 6 Reading Habits to Develop in Your First Year at Harvard - Research Guides Critical reading—active engagement and interaction with texts—is essential to your academic success at Harvard, and to your intellectual growth. Research has shown that students who read deliberately retain more information and retain it longer. Your college reading assignments will probably be more substantial and more sophisticated than those you are used to from high school. The amount of reading will almost certainly be greater.