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The Ground Zero Mosque Imam has decided to hold the nation hostage to his mosque. According to him in an interview with CNN, if we do not build the mosque at ground zero it will jeopardize our national security. If some nut in Florida burns korans? Our national security is hurt. If we don’t build a mosque? Our national security is hurt. Seriously? Please click here for the rest of the post.
Click through to see a shot of the top of Google News. If korans are burned in Florida by some moron preacher, the terrorists will get new recruits. If the Ground Zero Mosque is moved in New York, the terrorists will get new recruits. In other words, we either bow to the demands and wishes of radical Islamists or else. This is madness. No. This is Barack Obama’s America. Please click here for the rest of the post.
As of February, 2010, ABC News reported that the recent college graduate unemployment rate was running just under 19% – about 2x what the overall rate was at the time. According to the National Association of Colleges & Employers, average salaries of recent grads dropped about 1.3%. 37% of 18-29 year-olds have been unemployed during this recession. And more than 2/3 of college students are graduating with student loans. With all that going on, the last thing that students seem to be concerned about is voting. Please click here for the rest of the post.
That was then: “Barack Obama will require you to work. He is going to demand that you shed your cynicism. That you put down your divisions. That you come out of your isolation, that you move out of your comfort zones. That you push yourselves to be better. And that you engage. Barack will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual, uninvolved, uninformed.” This is now: “The outfit that put upwards of 8 million volunteers on the street in 2008 – known as Organizing for America – is a ghost of its former self. Its staff has shrunk from 6,000 to 300, and its donors are depressed: receipts are a fraction of what they were in 2008. Virtually no one in politics believes it will turn many contests this fall. “There’s no chance that OFA is going to have the slightest impact on the midterms,” says Charlie Cook, who tracks congressional races.” Please click here for the rest of the post.
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