Ex-President Vicente Fox Calls Mexico’s Drug War ‘Useless’


Mexican former President Vicente Fox said his successor's military crackdown on drug cartels is a "useless war" and recommended exploring other avenues, including legalization. "Mexico must urgently get out of this trap we're in," Fox said here Wednesday in a meeting with foreign correspondents. According to Fox, Mexico is sandwiched between producer nations such as Colombia and the world's largest consumer of … [Read more...]

IRS scandal reported by Indianapolis TV news – IRS pays billions for children of illegals who aren’t even in this country.

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House Passes Rep. Black’s Amendment to Block Funding for Fed’s Lawsuits against States

Immigratin congresswoman

The House approved an amendment offered by Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) on Tuesday night that would prevent funding for the Justice Department's lawsuits against state immigration-enforcement laws. The amendment was offered to the 2013 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Act that would provide funding for the Department of Justice for the next fiscal year. The House passed the measure by a 238-to-173 … [Read more...]

Pill to prevent HIV gets an FDA endorsement

Aids medicine

The first drug shown to prevent HIV infection won the endorsement of an FDA advisory panel Thursday, clearing the way for a landmark approval in the 30-year fight against the virus that causes AIDS. The Food and Drug Administration panel recommended approval of the daily pill Truvada for healthy people who are at high risk of contracting HIV, including gay and bisexual men and heterosexual couples with one HIV-positive … [Read more...]

In West Virgina, Prison Inmate Takes 41 Percent of Vote Against Obama


How unpopular is Barack Obama? In West Virginia, the answer is VERY. In the Democratic primary election, Obama had an opponent, but this wasn't just any opponent. The man is a current "resident" at the Federal Correctional Institution in Texarkana, Texas. That's right... he's a prison inmate, and he took it to Obama in the primary. Keith Judd is his name, and as reported by the Christian Science Monitor, he is "serving … [Read more...]

Crisis threatens Europe’s storied way of life


Elections in France and Greece reflect the anger and disillusionment coming to the surface across Europe as an entire way of life is challenged. The European landscape is undergoing profound change - from its sophisticated lifestyle to its cherished welfare benefits like guaranteed health care and a secure retirement, to a sense among many Europeans of being the world's elite. Here are some of the ways the continent is … [Read more...]

Obama Voices His Support for Gay Marriage

On the fence no longer, President Barack Obama declared his unequivocal support for gay marriage on Wednesday, a historic announcement that gave the polarizing social issue a more prominent role in the 2012 race for the White House. The announcement was the first by a sitting president, and Republican challenger Mitt Romney swiftly disagreed with it. "I believe that marriage is between a man and a woman," he said while … [Read more...]

Fed clears China’s first US bank takeover

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The United States on Wednesday opened its banking market to ICBC, China's biggest bank, for the first time clearing a takeover of a US bank by a Chinese state-controlled company. Just days after high-level US-China economic talks in Beijing, the Federal Reserve approved an application from Industrial and Commercial Bank of China to buy a majority stake in the US subsidiary of Bank of East Asia. The transaction will … [Read more...]

N.C. approves constitutional ban on same-sex marriage

gay marriage

North Carolina voters approved a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage Tuesday, dealing a setback to a gay rights movement that has enjoyed significant momentum in recent years. With less than a third of the returns tallied, the measure had enough support to pass, according to the Associated Press. It strengthens a same-sex marriage ban already on the books in North Carolina, which until Tuesday had been the only … [Read more...]

Veteran Republican Senator Lugar defeated in Indiana – Think that the Tea Party is dead? Here is proof that it is alive and well


Senator Richard Lugar, a 35-year veteran of the Senate and leading foreign policy voice, was defeated in the Indiana Republican primary by a Tea Party-backed challenger on Tuesday, the first Senate incumbent ousted in the 2012 election year. Lugar conceded defeat to challenger Indiana state Treasurer Richard Mourdock, who attacked the soft-spoken Senator for votes in support of Democratic President Barack Obama. "My … [Read more...]

United States Budget Dilemma.wmv – Why it CAN’T be balanced

Alarming! Washington's dilemma. Soaring debt and a budget congress can't balance! This video will explain WHY. Every person in AMERICA should watch this video! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EW5IdwltaAc&feature=youtu.be   … [Read more...]

CIA informant helped crack Yemen bomb plot


The successful blocking of an ambitious al Qaeda plot to bomb a U.S.-bound airliner was an international sting operation worthy of Hollywood, with spies tricking terrorists into showing their cards. Saudi Arabia's intelligence agency, working closely with the CIA, used an informant to pose as a would-be suicide bomber. His job was to persuade the al Qaeda franchise in Yemen to give him a new kind of non-metallic bomb … [Read more...]

Al Qaeda Bomb Plot Against US-Bound Jet Reportedly Foiled

The CIA thwarted an ambitious plot by al-Qaida's affiliate in Yemen to destroy a U.S.-bound airliner using a bomb with a sophisticated new design around the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden, U.S. officials said Monday. The plot involved an upgrade of the underwear bomb that failed to detonate aboard a jetliner over Detroit on Christmas 2009. This new bomb was also designed to be used in a … [Read more...]

Arizona bans funding to Planned Parenthood in abortion fight


Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on Friday signed into law a bill banning abortion providers like Planned Parenthood from receiving money through the state, her office said in a statement. The Republican-backed Whole Woman's Health Funding Priority Act cuts off funding for family planning and health services delivered by Planned Parenthood clinics and other organizations offering abortions. "By signing this measure into … [Read more...]

Living in Tonopah, AZ – Con artist couple known as the ‘Mini Madoffs’ caught after 12 years on the run


An Illinois couple who spent a dozen years on the run after fleeing a conviction for running a Ponzi scheme has been captured in a small community west of Phoenix, the U.S. Marshals Service said Sunday. Nelson Grant Hallahan, 65, and wife Janet Hallahan, 54, were arrested by deputy marshals Saturday afternoon in Tonopah, an unincorporated desert community 50 miles west of Phoenix. Matt Hershey, a supervisory deputy … [Read more...]

Yemeni al-Qaeda leader killed in ‘drone air strike’ – plotted USS Cole bombing

cole bomber

An al-Qaeda leader in Yemen wanted in connection with the 2000 bombing of the American warship USS Cole has been killed in an air raid. A tribal leader in the east of the country says Fahd al-Quso was killed by two missiles fired from a drone. His death was confirmed by al-Qaeda and Yemen's embassy in the US. At least one other man died in the strike. The US had offered a $5m (£3.1m, 3.8m-euro) reward for … [Read more...]

More Teenage Girls Waiting Longer to Have Sex


More teenage girls in the US are waiting longer to have sex, and when they do become sexually active, more of them are using highly effective contraception, health officials said Thursday. A report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), based on data from 2006 to 2010, said 57 percent of females aged 15-19 had never had sex, up from 49 percent in 1995. Younger teens, those aged 15–17, were … [Read more...]

Stimulus Money: A Slush Fund for Unions and Democrats

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I made the point that 80% of the funds that went to Wisconsin from President Obama’s 2009 stimulus package were dumped into the coffers of public unions. That means unions received $600 million of the $701 million in funding that was sent under the guise of saving that state from catastrophe. The problem is, the only thing it saved were the Democrat dominated unions. Moreover, those unions, with their pockets lined from … [Read more...]

‘I’m Sexy And I Know It’ Earns Suspension For 1st Grader – Boy Quotes Song – It’s Sexual Harassment

An Aurora elementary school student has been suspended for three days after quoting this line from an LMFAO song: "I’m sexy and I know it." "I only just said the song," D’Avonte Meadows told 7NEWS. "I’m sexy and I know it." Forms from the school indicate the first-grader was suspended for sexual harassment, which the school district's discipline code says has "negative affects of the learning or work of … [Read more...]

High court’s Arizona stance could spur immigration laws


Emboldened by signals that the U.S. Supreme Court may uphold parts of Arizona's immigration law, legislators and activists across the country say they are gearing up to push for similar get-tough measures in their states. "We're getting our national network ready to run with the ball, and saturate state legislatures with versions of the law," said William Gheen, president of Americans for Legal Immigration. "We believe … [Read more...]

Obama Pushes False GM Success Story


The Obama camp can't stop clucking about how he saved GM and the car industry. But if the GM bailout is such a success story, why can't it pay back its debt to taxpayers? The president's new campaign video narrated by actor Tom Hanks claims GM has "repaid" its loans. But in a revelation by the special inspector general monitoring the TARP bailout program, GM and GMAC together still owe the biggest share of the … [Read more...]

An Excellent Education Is Possible, Just Not In American Schools


Japanese students can learn to do complex calculations quickly without the need for paper or calculators. American students in contrast are flying kites and trying to feel good about themselves. Can we fix American schools? Find out.  Watch the video…. http://www.pjtv.com/?cmd=mpg&mpid=105&load=6880 … [Read more...]

Hooker in Secret Service scandal says she could have stolen secret docs


The sexy Colombian call girl who ignited the Secret Service prostitution probe admitted today if she was terrorist she could have easily raided the agent’s belongings for sensitive information about the president because he was passed out cold after a night of booze and sex. Dania Suarez, 24, said she had an intimate relationship with agent Arthur Huntington, but added that she was unaware at the time that he was … [Read more...]

Class of 2012′s job outlook

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There are some proud parents as thousands of Arizona State University students got their college degree this week. Many of these graduates say they've spent most of the year nervous about the economy and finding a job, but it turns out the class of 2012 is fairing much better than the last couple of years. But according to multiple national studies, employers plan to hire 10 percent more college grads than last year … [Read more...]

“The love of theory is the root of all evil.”

Bill Whittle tells you why this is the greatest sentence ever written: "The love of theory is the root of all evil." Whittle looks at the difference between fact and theory, and shows you the effects misguided theories have had on everything from warfare to climate science. Can Bill Whittle disprove global warming? What about Einstein's theory of relativity? Find … [Read more...]

Lawmaker circulates proposal to hold attorney general in contempt of Congress


Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) circulated a proposal Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. in contempt of Congress, accusing Holder of failing to cooperate with a congressional inquiry into the botched gun-trafficking operation called Fast and Furious. Justice Department officials disputed the accusations, saying the department has been cooperating fully with the investigation, which was launched by Issa … [Read more...]

Since SEAL Team 6 Can’t Rescue the Economy, Don’t Get Distracted


Like the Great Oz, the Democrats prefer no one pay attention to the economic disaster behind the curtains. I have run a great many campaigns. Each has a real narrative focus. The goal of the campaign is to try to stay on that narrative focus and not get distracted by the team worried about losing. The Democrats’ antics reveal they are deeply worried about losing. They cannot fight on the issue that is singularly at play … [Read more...]

Your Favorite Restaurant’s Secret Ingredient: Data, and Lots of It


Timothy used to be struggling at work. He’s a waiter at the Landmarc restaurant at the Time Warner Center, a classy-but-accessible eatery that serves bistro fare to Manhattan shoppers. By some measures Timothy has always been a great worker — he clocks in on time and never forgets an order. But his sales of beverages and side dishes were falling short last year. In one month, Timothy (not his real name) served 426 … [Read more...]

Border militia founder reportedly shot dead in Arizona


Five people were shot to death, including a toddler, at a house in the Phoenix suburb of Gilbert on Wednesday, and a white supremacist border militiaman apparently was among them. Authorities have not released the victims' identities, but the private militia group U.S. Border Guard reported that one of the dead was Jason "J.T." Ready, its founder. Members of the organization say they arm themselves and patrol the … [Read more...]

TV report form Indiana that 2 million illegals are collecting over $4 billion in child tax

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Seattle May Day protest marked by vandalism, arrests


Downtown Seattle erupted in chaos Tuesday as black-clad May Day demonstrators marauded through the shopping district, smashing plate glass windows at banks and retail outlets, spray-painting cars and slashing tires. At least eight people had been arrested by early evening. May Day arrests also were reported in Portland, Ore., and New York. Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn signed an emergency order authorizing police to … [Read more...]

Phoenix may delay reform of pensions

Plans to reform the Phoenix pension system could be delayed while city officials wait to see how an overhaul of the state employee system plays out. The pension systems for Phoenix and Arizona employees are unrelated, but some reforms the city is considering are similar to state proposals that a judge recently ruled unconstitutional. Phoenix officials say they are waiting to see whether the ruling will stand or face … [Read more...]

FBI watched as 5 men planned Ohio bridge bomb plot


After unknowingly working with an FBI informant for months, five men have been charged with plotting to bomb an Ohio bridge linking two wealthy Cleveland suburbs. Federal authorities described the men as anarchists who are angry with corporate America and the government. The five appeared Tuesday in U.S. District Court following a Monday night arrest. Magistrate Judge Greg White ordered them jailed without bond pending … [Read more...]

1 arrested during May Day protests in Scottsdale


At least one person was arrested in a May Day protest in Scottsdale that drew a large police presence late Tuesday afternoon. Clark said police received three or four reports of small smoke devices detonated in the area. There were no reports of any damage or injuries. The police department deployed an extra contingent of about 25 officers to help ensure the orderly conduct of the protesters who were marching, Clark … [Read more...]

Bank of America Allegedly Drops Arizona McMillan Gun Company For ‘Political’ Reasons


McMillan Group International, a company that manufactures firearms and accessories, is claiming that Bank of America asked them find another bank for “political” reasons. The company, whose different entities have been doing business with Bank of America for more than twelve years, says it has never made a late payment, and never bounced a check. On Thursday, the Director of Operations Kelly McMillan explained … [Read more...]

Panetta: Brazil is emerging global power


Defense Secretary Leon Panetta praised Brazil's emergence as a global power Wednesday, urging the nation to become more involved in security efforts around the world by assisting in places like Africa. "We welcome Brazil's growing strength. We support Brazil as a global leader, and seek closer defense cooperation, because we believe that a stronger and more globally engaged Brazil will help enhance international … [Read more...]

Why I’m Deeply Worried About the U.S. Dollar


The disaster in Europe should be pushing the U.S. dollar up more than it is. But it’s not, and that has me deeply worried … Worried that the next leg of the dollar’s decline may be right around the corner … worried that the loss of the dollar’s reserve-currency status could occur more quickly than even I had expected … and worried that the “X&@!” may soon hit the fan, across the entire … [Read more...]

Esther J. Cepeda: ‘Hispandering’ is bipartisan


Little else brings me as much joy as learning a new word — especially if it perfectly captures the spirit of the moment. "Hispandering" — isn't that great? I can't believe I'd never seen the term before, though a quick check on Urban Dictionary informed me it's been around since at least 2008. It means, as you may have guessed, political pandering to Hispanics. Roll it around on your tongue a bit — it … [Read more...]

Voters Understand the Immigration Debate; Politicians Don’t


As the U.S. Supreme Court wrestles with the Obama administration's challenge of Arizona's crackdown on illegal immigration, the overall issue of immigration remains misunderstood by both political parties in Washington. Many Washington Democrats confuse public respect for hardworking immigrants with a belief that borders and immigration laws don't matter. Their remarks often contain an ugly tone toward those who … [Read more...]

From WSJ – The President Has a List – Barack Obama attempts to intimidate contributors to Mitt Romney’s campaign.

Try this thought experiment: You decide to donate money to Mitt Romney. You want change in the Oval Office, so you engage in your democratic right to send a check. Several days later, President Barack Obama, the most powerful man on the planet, singles you out by name. His campaign brands you a Romney donor, shames you for "betting against America," and accuses you of having a "less-than-reputable" record. The message … [Read more...]

“The love of theory is the root of all evil.”


An enlightening short video well worth our few minutes. Whittle looks at the difference between fact and theory, and shows you the effects misguided theories have had on everything from warfare to climate science. Can Bill Whittle disprove global warming? What about Einstein's theory of relativity? Find out. http://www.pjtv.com/?cmd=mpg&mpid=56&load=6888 … [Read more...]

Dutch court bans pot for foreigners

Holland pot

The country known for “coffee shops” where joints and cappuccinos share spots on the menu may see its famed tolerance for drugs go up in smoke. A Dutch judge upheld a government plan to ban foreign tourists from buying marijuana. On Friday, a court in the Netherlands upheld a new law that will introduce a “weed pass” available exclusively to Dutch citizens and permanent residents. The ruling clears the way for … [Read more...]

FDA approves new drug for erectile dysfunction


A medication that could be a faster-working alternative to Viagra and other erectile dysfunction drugs got approval from the Food and Drug Administration Friday. The brand name you will be hearing in those inevitable ads: Stendra. It's made by a company called Vivus, Inc., and belongs to the same class of medicines as Viagra, from Pfizer Inc., Cialis, from Eli Lilly, and Levitra, from GlaxoSmithKline and Bayer. All … [Read more...]

‘Crucify them’: The Obama way

One of President Obama's radical eco-bureaucrats has apologized for confirming an indelible truth: This White House treats politically incorrect private industries as public enemies who deserve regulatory death sentences. Environmental Protection Agency administrator Al Armendariz, an avowed greenie on leave from Southern Methodist University, gave a little-noticed speech in 2010 outlining his sadistic philosophy. "I … [Read more...]

Ukraine bomb blasts injure dozens ahead of Euro 2012


At least 29 people were injured on Friday in a series of explosions that shook the Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk just weeks before the country is due to co-host the Euro 2012 football championship. The blasts sent panic through a country unused to the scourge of terrorism. They also raised concerns about the security of the thousands of football fans due to flood the country when the month-long tournament kicks off … [Read more...]

Despite arrest, ‘bounty’ still out for Zimmerman


The head of a Florida-based pro-family organization laments that law enforcement officials are ignoring the New Black Panther Party's "Islamist fatwa" on the head of George Zimmerman. Zimmerman has reportedly been in hiding for fear of his life as he awaits his second-degree murder trial for the highly publicized shooting death of black teenager Trayvon Martin in late February. He has maintained that he shot the youth … [Read more...]

Senior U.S. General Orders Top-to-Bottom Review of Military’s Islam Training to Make Sure that Nobody is Offended

Military islam

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Tuesday ordered the entire U.S. military to scour its training material to ensure it doesn’t contain anti-Islamic content, Danger Room has learned. The order came after the Pentagon suspended a course for senior officers that was found to contain derogatory material about Islam. The extraordinary order by General Martin Dempsey, the highest-ranking military officer in the … [Read more...]

Rural kids, parents angry about Labor Dept. rule banning farm chores


Update, April 26, 7:55 p.m.: Citing public outrage, the Department of Labor has withdrawn the controversial rulemaking proposal described in this article. A proposal from the Obama administration to prevent children from doing farm chores has drawn plenty of criticism from rural-district members of Congress. But now it’s attracting barbs from farm kids themselves. The Department of Labor is poised to put the … [Read more...]

Planned Parenthood’s Bad, Bad Night – Being Defeated at the Poles


An untold story today following yesterday’s Pennsylvania primaries is what a bad, bad night it was for Planned Parenthood. In Pennsylvania’s 134th House district, they spent an eye-popping $100,000 on a TV ad campaign trying to sink the candidacy of Republican Ryan Mackenzie by linking him to ultrasound legislation that was before the legislature. As Politico noted, this was seen as a trial-balloon of … [Read more...]

More SEIU Workers Want Out Of Union


"This is like a bad divorce. We want a divorce and the SEIU doesn't want us to divorce," Kandy Gonzalez, a Job Specialist with the Department of Social Services, said. Gonzalez doesn't expect the SEIU to let her or about 1,000 workers in the Department of Social Services leave the union without a fight. "They're going to invest whatever money they're going to invest to keep us in this marriage. And what's sad is … [Read more...]