October 2012

Obama’s revised pitch features hard sell of record, mockery of rival

October 31, 2012
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In the home stretch of his final campaign, President Obama has ditched the language of lower expectations once prominent in his stump speech, focusing instead on a repackaged jobs plan and adding a heavy dose of ridicule for Republican rival Mitt Romney.

Read the rest at The Washington Times.

 

The New Normal: Man in Afghan police uniform kills 2 British troops

October 31, 2012
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The assault appeared to the be the latest in a string of insider attacks that have threatened the partnership between international troops and the Afghan forces they are trying to train to take over responsibility for the country’s security.

A statement from the NATO military coalition said only that the assailant was wearing a...

Cindy Sheehan Was Cheered, Charles Woods Is Ignored

October 31, 2012
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As the father of a former Navy SEAL slain at Benghazi wonders why our secretary of state lied to him, we wonder why our CIA director abetted a lie that contradicted counterterrorism officials and the FBI.

During the 2004 presidential campaign, a media eager to deny George W. Bush a second term...

Iowa Follows Texas: UN “Poll Observers” May Be Arrested

October 31, 2012
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Have you asked yourself why we would permit the demonstrably corrupt UN’s poll observers into our election process in a presumed position of oversight and integrity?

Iowa has joined Texas in warning international election observers of possible criminal prosecution if they violate state laws and get near polling places on Election Day.

Via...

For Halloween, GDP Growth of 2.0% Dressed Up As “Steady Improvement”

October 31, 2012
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Trick or Treat? Which could it possibly be?

From Ace:

Same situation in 1992 as in 2012: An incumbent president is bedeviled by a recession. Late in the cycle, there is a slight improvement. Although in Bush’s case, it was a lot more than slight improvement — we passed from recession to recovery before the...

September Surprise! Jobs Count Revised Down, October Bleak

October 31, 2012
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Hocus-Pocus was the presumed methodology used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (or, BS of Labor.) Pressure was created by vocal criticism of the BS of Labor from respected business titans like Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric. That pressure has had an impact, perhaps as far as private firm...

Unaccountable-in-Chief: Obama to IA Paper; Only Off the Record

October 24, 2012
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Media outlets note this about Obama from time-to-time. Still, he gets far too wide a berth on it. They mostly-give Obama a pass on his significant lack of accountability.

President Obama, who has gone on the record for interviews about rapper Nikki Minaj and pop hit “Call Me Maybe,” wouldn’t allow a wide-ranging discussion with the...

Four teens ‘gang-raped female UMass student, 18, during wild dorm room party: Emmanuel Bile, Justin King, Adam Licciardi and Caleb Womack Charged

October 24, 2012
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Four teenagers have been arrested and charged with raping a female University of Massachusetts at Amherst student in her dorm room earlier this month.

Police said the October 13 attack happened around 1 a.m. after someone else signed the teenagers into the dorm on the UMass campus in Amherst.

Authorities said the teenagers...

Autumn Pasquale Murder: Daily News names names: Justin Robinson, Dante Robinson, allegedly beat and strangled 12-year-old girl

October 24, 2012
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Update: Philly.com combines sources. The article in question has a Daily News header. I’ve changed my headline to reflect that.

Hmm. This is also despicable – Alleged killer “liked” “Find Autumn Pasquale” Facebook page- they were likely monitoring progress of the search and investigation. As for Philly.com naming them, I am wondering if...

Or is this All-Med’s Romney Hit? Court Battle Over His Involvement in Bitter Divorce

October 24, 2012
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TMZ certainly writes it up as though this is it. Could be, I suppose.

Mitt Romney was heavily involved in the extremely messy divorce of one of his key supporters … and the Boston Globe is going to court first thing Wednesday morning in an attempt to unseal the court file as...

Geoffrey Dunn on Gloria All-Med’s October surprise two weeks ago

October 23, 2012
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Update: Or is this All-Med’s Romney Hit? Court Battle Over His Involvement in Bitter Divorce. It reads as though it is.

If

Obama, 47 Romney 46, two weeks out from election

October 23, 2012
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President Barack Obama pulled slightly ahead of Republican Mitt Romney in a Reuters/Ipsos daily tracking poll on Tuesday, but the race remained essentially tied with two weeks to go until the November 6 election.

Obama led Romney among likely voters by a statistically insignificant margin of 1...

The Smoking Emails: WH told of militant claim 2 hours after Libya attack: U.S. diplomats described attack, while under way

October 23, 2012
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This should leave a mark, though the media will strain to mark it irrelevant. What did they know and when did they know it?

As early as two hours in, it would seem. h/t Gateway Pundit.

Officials at the White House and State Department were advised two hours after attackers assaulted the U.S....

October Surprise Revealed: Gloria Allred Heads To Court, Attempts To Unseal Mitt Romney Testimony And Lift Gag Order

October 23, 2012
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Come for the election, stay for the circus. They should both STFU and go away

Famed civil rights attorney Gloria Allred will be in a Boston area courtroom Wednesday in an attempt to unseal the sworn testimony given by Republican Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, in a prior court case, RadarOnline.com is...

Donald Trump to reveal divorce papers of Michelle and Barack Obama, claims financial pundit

October 23, 2012
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Donald Trump is to claim that he has unearthed divorce papers of Michelle Obama and the President, according to a respected financial pundit with links to the tycoon.

It is alleged that the eccentric real estate mogul will claim that the documents show the First Lady and the President were at one...

Brothers killed 12-year-old Autumn Pasquale for bike parts, authorities say

October 23, 2012
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Updated at 4:50 p.m. ET: CLAYTON, N.J. — Two teenage brothers have been charged in the death of 12-year-old Autumn Pasquale, whose body was found in a recycling bin, a New Jersey prosecutor says.

Gloucester County Prosecutor Sean F. Dalton said Pasquale died in a manner consistent with strangulation.

“There were no signs of sexual...

Zynga Just Shut Down Boston Office, Laid Off 100+ Employees From The Ville And Bingo Teams In Austin

October 23, 2012
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While you were Appling….

Possibly trying to hide the grim news by announcing it during Apple’s event, we’ve just independently confirmed that Zynga has shut down its Boston office and laid off 2/3s of the employees in its Austin office, including cuts to The Ville and Bingo teams.  We’ve now confirmed the...

Obama Campaign Allegedly Ceases Virginia Polling

October 23, 2012
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This below is a web report. However, for now, he has a Virginia event scheduled for Thursday. If the polling report is accurate, he’ll cancel that appearance I would think. He has much ground to cover as it is. I’d guess he’ll double up in Ohio, instead.

BREAKING NEWS:  In the first indication...

12-year-old Autumn Pasquale’s death consistent with strangulation, Two teenage boys arrested – 15 and 17

October 23, 2012
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Two teenage boys who live at the same address the body of 12 year-old Autumn Pasquale was found have been arrested after surrendering with their attorney.

The report claims there was no sign of sexual assault. Curiously, it’s being reported that something their mother saw on their Facebook page led her to...

Obama debate win unlikely to shift race: Reuters/Ipsos poll

October 23, 2012
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Voters say U.S. President Barack Obama did a better job than Republican Mitt Romney in Mondays debate but their opinions of each candidate did not shift significantly, according to Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday.Some 47 percent of registered voters surveyed in the online poll judged Obama the victor, while 31 percent...

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