The former New York office for ACORN, the disbanded community activist group, is playing a key role in the self-proclaimed “leaderless” Occupy Wall Street movement, organizing “guerrilla” protest events and hiring door-to-door canvassers to collect money under the banner of various causes while spending it on protest-related activities, sources tell FoxNews.com. (FoxNews.com)
Don’t look for champagne, party horns, and confetti to mark President Barack Obama’s 1,000th day in the White House today. Indeed, some might be forgiven for feeling that these thousand days of “hope and change” seem more like a thousand years.
Partisan discord — fueled by a president who seems unable to find any common ground with the opposition party — is rife and rancorous. The economy is seeing its worst times since the Great Depression. Internationally, the country is bogged down in two major wars, while competitors such as China and Brazil take advantage of the mayhem to seize crucial economic terrain and key industries. (Newsmax.com)
[Stories Editor: Have we ever had a president that has, in a sense, called for CIVIL INSURRECTION? Demanding and fighting are WORDS that will HURT Team Obama. America, don't let Barack's "Orchestrated" CRASH our economy!]
I believe that Obama wants this chaos. He incurred more debt then all the other presidents combined — it was a recipe for revolution. And that’s what this is, and Obama’s latest speechifying sounds dangerously close to that of his mentor, Jeremiah Wright. Obama’s admonishments, insults and condescension are deeply offensive. (AtlasShrugs.com)
THOMAS BEAUMONT (AP) – WASHINGTON Iowa Republicans are holding their state’s presidential nominating caucuses on Jan. 3, even though New Hampshire is threatening to move its traditional first-in-the-nation primary into December.
Iowa Republican Party Chairman Matt Strawn says voters and candidates need the certainty of a firm date. (BigGovernment.com)
MANCHESTER, NH – Rick Perry’s Granite State headquarters has the feel of a typical campaign office: Red, white, and blue “Perry – President” placards line the walls, young staffers tap away incessantly on keyboards and Blackberries, and dry erase boards are crowded with maps of the state, important dates, and key endorsements. The Texas Governor may have just sustained a series of extraordinary blows in national polling, but you wouldn’t know it from the demeanor of his staffers. The fight goes on, even in rival Mitt Romney’s regional backyard. (Townhall.com)