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"I don't hate all black people"

South Africa: The Next Zimbabwe

The true cause for South Africa’s wealth, and the reason it is now disappearing, is rooted in the nation’s historical connection to the British Empire. Biblical prophecy outlines the curses South Africa increasingly finds itself under, curses that are destined to grow worse in the time ahead.

John Updike dies

John Updike, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, prolific man of letters and erudite chronicler of sex, divorce and other adventures in the postwar prime of the American empire, died Tuesday at age 76. Updike, best known for his four "Rabbit" novels, died of lung cancer at a hospice near his home in Beverly Farms, Mass., according to his longtime publisher, Alfred A. Knopf.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBIT_UPDIKE?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&...

War ends

The president has made it official. The Global War on Terror (GWOT) is over and is being replaced by what it should have been all along: a vigilant, forceful, counter-terrorism campaign against our nation's enemies. Gone soon will be Guantanamo, torture, renditions and extra-legal or illegal means of confronting our foes that have earned us the opprobrium of the world community.
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Change is coming - just look at SA & Zimbabwe

“You can fool some of the people all the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time!”

Apparently it’s too much for Obama, that fraud and foreigner, to produce proof - beyond any shadow of a doubt - that he’s a natural born citizen. Shame on the conservative cowards for failing to demand it! No change there.

Son of Hamas leader converts to Christianity

  Jesus is the changer of hearts!  This is from the WND  archives

    http://www.worldnetdaily.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=71097

HAPPY NEW YEAR

KrAZyKatT HERE WISHING ALL SWAMPBUBBLERS A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR. MAY IT BRING YOU THE VERY BEST DURING DIFFICULT TIMES.

VP Cheney regrets nothing

Dick Cheney is the rabbit who keeps on ticking. In an interview, VP Cheney says basically that he'd do it all over again... Guantanamo, torture, the Iraq invasion, etc., etc. And, that he was instrumental in many of the decisions, such as torture and indefinite imprisonment.

Iraqi Reporter Insults United States of America

By now you've probably seen the infamous flying shoes propelled at President Bush by an angry Iraqi reporter during a press conference yesterday. http://www.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/asiapcf/12/15/bush.afghanistan/index.html

Many news organs are reporting that being hit with shoes is one of the worst insults that can be levied in Iraq. Here's the BBC report: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/7783325.stm

Chinese Woman Who Faced Potential Forced Abortion Released, Keeps Baby

  Where is the feminist outcry on a story like this ?

China's path to world power- and Chinese cars for sale soon in American dealerships ?

  Will Obama put a stop to this trade deficit ?

Chinese auto production has quintupled since 2001. She now produces more cars
than Germany and may exceed the United States in 2009. While Chinese auto
exports are still heavily in parts, finished cars are coming soon to a dealer
near you. The Chinese will likely run the sword through the last standing member
of America's Big Three.

Troy Neff Show: The Chunky Scotsman on U.S. Presidential Election

Lord Dr. Robert Andrew MacDaid, PhD just happend to cach the Troy Neff Show on BlogTV and decided to call in all the way from Scotland. Troy asks Robert about how our presidential election and economy affect him.

Morning Podcasts:

Chunky Scotsman Interview

Obama Wins In A Landslide Victory!!!!!!!!!!!!

Barack Obama swept to victory as the nation's first black president Tuesday night in an electoral college landslide that overcame racial barriers as old as America itself. "Change has come," he told a huge throng of cheering supporters.

While the rest of Wall Street tumbled, a handful of insurance companies rallied on reports that the Treasury Department

NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- While the rest of Wall Street got clobbered again Friday, a handful of insurance stocks rallied sharply on speculation that the Treasury Department may soon invest in companies in the battered industry.

Albania and Croatia to be new NATO members

The US is angling to enlarge NATO with the addition of Albania and Croatia. It is just crazy to bloat NATO with minor countries that can only increase our chances of becoming caught up in some international crisis. This is the very kind of entangling alliance that started WWI (in another Balkan tinderbox) and that the founders of this country warned about.

"More babies are not produced by many men sleeping with one woman"

A hair-raising peek into the Taliban and tribal influence in Afghanistan in the latest Rolling Stone Magazine does not give one optimism that either McCain or Obama really understands what we are up against in that country. More troops will not produce the desired result.

What now?

Here's a great metaphor for the current financial mess: "let's say that we are witnessing the two stages of a tsunami. The current disappearance of wealth in the form of debts repudiated, bets welshed on, contracts canceled, and Lehman Brothers-style sob stories played out is like the withdrawal of the sea.

Factory closure in China a sign of deeper pain

DONGGUAN, China – Unemployed worker Wang Wenming was angry at his boss for shutting down a massive Chinese factory this week that made toys for Mattel Inc., Hasbro Inc. and other American companies.

But the assembly line worker was also furious at the United States.

U.S. has history of intervention

NEW YORK: If the U.S. government moves ahead with a plan to take ownership stakes in American banks, as seems likely, it would be an exceptional step - but not an unprecedented one.

BBC News Talking America - Road rage

AKRON, OH: Rows of shiny, all-American automobiles glimmered in the sun. I marvelled as their owners diligently polished all these lovingly-preserved Chevys, Fords and Plymouths.

They'd picked a glorious October morning for this classic car fair. But I couldn't help thinking there was something poignant about celebrating America's industrial past here, right in the heart of the rust belt.

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