January 11, 2010

MA Senator Brown, Patriot Hughes of Illinois Candidacy

If Senator Brown will come out and pledge the unused donations to Hughes in Illinois, the flood gates may just burst~
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Subject: So close....TONIGHT!

Our movement has done something amazing - we set a goal to raise $500,000 today with our moneybomb and we went by it.  We set another goal of $750,000 and we have just surpassed it.
Right now, we are at $836,960.22 and the grassroots demands that we reach $1 Million by midnight tonight.
Tonight, our candidate, Scott Brown, just won the debate against Martha Coakley.  We are about to win on January 19th but we need your help right now. 

We only have 8 Days Left - will you help us reach the goal of $1 Million by midnight tonight? 

Thank you so much for your support and our momentum is growing every day!

Pete Fullerton
Political Director

P.S. To reach the goal given to us by the grassroots, can you email and contact fellow supporters to get them involved? http://www.redinvadesblue.com

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Jan. 11: Marriage Amendment Goes to Court~Citizen Link


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Jan. 11, 2010  

Constitutionality of California Marriage Amendment
to be Decided

by Nima Reza, managing editor

A historic battle regarding the definition of marriage is under way.

The legal battle to determine the constitutionality of one-man, one-woman marriage began in a San Francisco federal courthouse today.

The challenge is to Proposition 8, which California voters approved in November 2008. There already has been an unusual twist, according to Jordan Lorence, an attorney defending the amendment.

"What is significant, and somewhat unusual, is that the judge asked a lot of questions," Lorence said. "You don't have judges interrupting the opening arguments."

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Marco on the cover of New York Times Magazine


R. George,

This past Sunday, the New York Times Magazine featured Marco on its cover, highlighting how his message of limited government, free enterprise, traditional values and individual freedom is energizing Floridians in this U.S. Senate race.NY Times Magazine

The cover story is a lengthy one, but it's worth a read.  Here are some notable excerpts:

Rubio, a self-styled "movement conservative" whose parents were exiled from Castro's Cuba, is a great hope to a party that has suffered an exodus of Hispanic voters in recent elections. He made the cover of National Review, won the endorsement of the Club for Growth, a conservative imprimatur and A.T.M., and has drawn big love from George Will, Karl Rove and Rush Limbaugh, the Palm Beach resident. Sarah Palin has not spoken publicly about the race, but Rubio supporters who met her during book stops in Florida say she spoke glowingly of Rubio, and it would surprise no one if she endorsed him.

Crist has all along been the establishment candidate, whose blessings from entities like John McCain, the Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, John Cornyn, are seen by many conservatives as proof that Crist is the same-old vintage of Republican from the party's 2006 and 2008 debacles. "Conservatives don't need to be served these cookie-cutter candidates like Charlie Crist," the conservative blogger Michelle Malkin said in a speech to conservative women, which I attended last summer in Nashville. "Otherwise we're just going to keep getting the same results." The room exploded in applause. It was the first time I had heard of Marco Rubio. Everyone else in that room of hard-core activists seemed to know exactly who he was.

He speaks fast, off the cuff and with great self-assurance, reminiscent of a not-yet-humbled dot-com entrepreneur from the late 1990s. He tells the story of his father, who emigrated from Cuba and worked 16-hour days into his 70s as a banquet bartender to support his wife and four children. "My father stood behind rollaway bars, just like this one, so I could stand behind this podium talking to you," he said. His mother worked as a hotel maid and a stock clerk at Kmart.

Even when standing in one place, Rubio is a quivering bundle, his right leg shaking behind the lectern. He jackhammers his message about America's exceptional status in the world. "This is the only society in history where your future is not determined by where you were born," he said. "I believe that the United States of America is the greatest society in the history of humanity." America is unique for its belief in limited government, he says, not because it is anointed. "Does God love us more than Belgium?" he asked. "No."

The centerpiece of his speech is a sweeping homage to conservative principle. "We are not debating stimulus bills or tax codes," he said. "We are debating the essence of what government should be and what role it should play."

I asked Rubio if he was surprised at the national attention he was receiving. That day, he had learned that he would be the keynote speaker next month at the Conservative Political Action Conference, an annual confab of the right in Washington. He sucked his teeth in an exaggerated grimace. "I'm not a fan of personality-based politics," Rubio said. "Very third worldish." People who pin their trust and faith in a person are bound to be disappointed, he said. "I'm just a messenger for a set of ideas."


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 "I'm not a fan of personality-based politics," Rubio said. "Very third worldish." People who pin their trust and faith in a person are bound to be disappointed, he said. "I'm just a messenger for a set of ideas."

What?|Pope Benedict XVI denounces failure to forge new climate treaty

Vatican City, Jan 11 (AP) Pope Benedict XVI denounced the failure of world leaders to agree to a new climate change treaty in Copenhagen last month, saying today that world peace depends on safeguarding God's creation.

He issued the admonition in a speech to ambassadors accredited to the Vatican, an annual appointment during which the pontiff reflects on issues the Vatican wants to highlight to the diplomatic corps.

Benedict has been dubbed the "green pope" for his increasingly vocal concern about the need to protect the environment.

Under his watch, the Vatican has installed photovoltaic cells on its main auditorium to convert sunlight into electricity and has joined a reforestation project aimed at offsetting its CO2 emissions.

For the pontiff, it's a moral issue: Church teaching holds that man must respect creation because it's destined for the benefit of humanity's future.


My comment

Either the Pope does not get out much or he is for the New World Order of distributing the wealth of laborious nations to those who struggle to advance their fiscal society.  If the latter, the Pope needs to read the Bible, if the former, he needs to get on Twitter.
Fact:  Carbon is not causing any climate change, other then to help plantlife and animals, including humans survive on the planet:  More carbon, more life. 
Fact:  Oil is not but a fossil fuel.  It is nectar from the Earth and is replenished by the Earth.  Good stewardship in the use of oil is key to protecting humans from extinction. 
Green energy is very costly and though a good idea, has not earned it's right to ensure energy production fiscally, thus is a detriment to humans as a mandate. 
Copenhagen is merely a shell game to push world governance, the enemy of the end times as it is written.

The FP: Iranian parliament holds senior official responsible for protester deaths

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Iranian parliament holds senior official responsible for protester deaths

Top Story: An a rare criticism of a senior government official, an Iranian parliamentary panel has accused former Tehran Prosecutor Saeed Mortazavi, an ally of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, of complicity in the beating deaths of three opposition protesters last summer.

According to the report, Mortazavi ordered that 147 protesters be sent to Kahrizak prison near Tehran and insisted on "keeping them for four days in a space of 750 square feet, without ventilation in the heat of summer, lack of hygienic standards, food and water, in addition to beating and intimidation by prison guards." One of the protesters killed was the son of a senior member of the Revolutionary Guards. The report also dismissed Mortazavi's claim that the prisoners were killed in an outbreak of meningitis.

Mortazavi, who was well known for his crackdowns on opposition media and the jailing of journalists, was promoted to deputy state prosecutor in August. His arrest is likely an effort to pacify the opposition. Many Iranians were outraged when reports of prisoner abuse emerged last Summer. "Mortazavi is the highest official the parliament could accuse without getting in trouble," Abbas Abdi, a former journalist whose papers were closed by Mortazavi told the Washington Post.

Corruption: Thousands of Chinese officials have fled overseas with more than $50 billion in state funds, a new investigation finds.


  • Three U.S. service members were killed in fighting in Southern Afghanistan on Monday.
  • Two more churches were firebombed in Malaysia on Sunday, bringing to six the number attacked since a court ruling allowing non-Muslims to use the word "Allah" for God.
  • North Korea demanded the removal of sanctions before it returns to the six-paty nuclear talks.

Middle East

  • Israel plans to build a fence along its southern border with Egypt to prevent illegal immigration.
  • German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle made a surprise visit to Yemen.
  • Sheikh Issa bin Zayed al-Nahyan, of the ruling family of the United Arab Emirates, was cleared on charges of torturing an Afghan merchant.


  • The Spanish government says it is finalizing plans to accept two inmates from Guantanamo Bay.
  • Social Democrat Ivo Josopovic was elected president of Croatia in a runoff.
  • Four of the most-wanted ETA suspects were arrested in France and Portugal.


  • Angola says it has arrested two people involved in last week's shooting attack on Togo's national soccer team.
  • Nigeria is struggling to maintain oil production after a pipeline was attacked last Friday.
  • Controversial Jamaican-born cleric Abdullah al-Faisal was returned to Kenya just days after he was deported.


  • Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez says he is deploying troops to make sure merchants don't raise prices.
  • A series of gruesome murders by drug cartels were discovered in Mexico's Chihuahua state over the weekend.
  • The death toll from Brazil's mudslides has risen to 76.

By Joshua Keating


An a rare criticism of a senior government official, an Iranian parliamentary panel has accused former Tehran Prosecutor Saeed Mortazavi, an ally of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad