Café con Libertad…31 de Mayo | Heritage Libertad


31 de Mayo, 2011
Cafe con Libertad…31 de Mayo

Nuestra particular ronda exploratoria de la actualidad con noticias y artículos muy interesantes que Ud. no se debe perder.

  • Libre comercio: “El elemento central de la agenda comercial de Estados Unidos —un trío de acuerdos internacionales que generaría US$13.000 millones en nuevas exportaciones para ese país— se ve amenazado por la disputa entre congresistas republicanos y demócratas” debido al programa Asistencia por Ajustes Comerciales (TAA, por sus siglas en inglés),
  • Cambio climático: “Tras las apocalípticas predicciones sobre el cambio climático o Fukushima un grupo de influyentes blogs ha decidido ‘premiar’ al mayor alarmista‘”. Por lo que acabamos de ver, Merkel sería una digna ganadora del premio, aunque la competencia será dura. “El premio se entregará, con la ironía que caracteriza a toda la iniciativa, el próximo 5 de junio, Día Mundial del Medio Ambiente”. Reír por no llorar…

Y para cerrar esta ronda, no se olvide de leer el artículo de la Campana de Heritage, “El Día de los Caídos 2011”, los iraníes retienen en el aire el avión de Angela Merkel y “Big Foot” se aparece en un bosque de Washington.

Atencion: Medios de la Prensa:

Por favor, no dude en comunicarse con nosotros en caso le podamos dar una entrevista o comentar acerca de los temas que aquí tratamos o de otros temas de interés. Tenemos expertos que hablan español, dispuestos a hablar con los medios de comunicación.

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Aye, Bad Dog Nicole Levine! | James Pat Guerréro


Nicole E. Levine (25) bit her roommate (23) on the hand and biceps for being “angry” to her dog. Her female roommate said the dog “always” gets in the way, so she kicked him. That didn’t go well with Levine – the moral of the story is, ‘one who kicks small dogs, gets bit – not by the dog, but by the roommate!’ The dog must be small, and Levine must be big. Aye, bad dog Nicole Levine!

Read More:: Roommates’ argument over dog ends with (human) bites, deputies say » Naples Daily News.

Help Veteran’s Mobilize This Memorial Day | Dick Morris


Dear Friend,

I feel overwhelmed with gratitude for the men and women who are fighting in our armed forces. But, conscious as I am of how inadequate the rewards we can offer them on their return, I feel a bit helpless.

So I seized on the opportunity to endorse the work of this wonderful Veterans group and to send you their mailing for free. Their work at advocacy, direct aid, and material assistance to our deserving Vets singles them out, so I wanted to bring their work to your attention.

Thanks,

Dick Morris


Did you feel BETRAYED when the VFW-PAC threw its unflinching support to progressives and socialists who have openly and proudly opposed our troops; such as Nancy Pelosi, Barney Frank, Shelia Jackson Lee, Anthony Weiner, Jesse Jackson, Alan Grayson, Harry "This-War-Is-Lost" Reid, Barbara "Don’t-Call-Me-Ma’am" Boxer and Dick Durbin, the man who compared our brave men and women in uniform to "NAZIs"?

Did you feel betrayed when the VFW-PAC, an organization that was supposed to represent brave and patriotic men and women who fought and bled on foreign soil to stop the spread of tyranny and socialism, gave the cold-shoulder to proud Veterans like Allen West and Ilario Pantano to support far-left candidates?

But VFW-PAC did not simply give the cold-shoulder to a handful of veterans running for public office, according to Pantano, " VFW-PAC DID NOT support ONE SINGLE, SOLITARY VETERAN that was a candidate for public office in 2010."

Yes, VFW-PAC betrayed the very veterans it had a solemn duty to represent… and it openly trashed the very values that so many of us fought to protect; but now that the Veterans of Foreign Wars has dissolved the VFW-PAC, after it REFUSED to rescind its endorsements of these far-left progressives, there is a void that desperately needs to be filled.

That void needs to be filled by an organization that truly represents the interests of veterans and patriotic Americans. That’s why we have formed Veterans In Defense of Liberty (ViDoL), an organization that will never betray the interests of Veterans… an organization that will continue the struggle against tyranny that so many of us engaged in so many years ago.

We’re looking for a few good Veterans, such as yourself, who want to join us as we continue the fight.

It is our duty as America’s veterans and active duty/reserve military personnel to continue to uphold our oath to protect and defend the U.S. Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic. When VFW-PAC chose "inside the beltway politics" over the will of its veteran constituency and mission, it increased the void in the already poorly, politically represented veterans community. That’s why we have united as Veterans in Defense of Liberty, to defend the Constitution and secure our liberties for ourselves and our posterity.

Veterans in Defense of Liberty (ViDoL) is dedicated to promoting conservatism in the tradition of our Founding Fathers in order to maintain the integrity of our Republic’s constitutional, moral and biblical principles through the use of political action and education. Members and supporters of ViDoL still believe that our great country and Constitution are worth defending. If you also believe that the oath we took as a member of the U.S. military did not fade away when we took off our uniform for the last time, I would like to extend to you an invitation to join Veterans in Defense of Liberty.

Please follow this link to select your membership level.

Although membership in ViDoL does require you to be a veteran or on active/reserve duty, we understand that to share in our beliefs, you don’t have to have served in the military. That’s why you can still play a key role in supporting the mission of ViDoL by making a personal contribution to ViDoL’s mission. Please follow this link to make your contribution today.

Many Americans claim that voter fraud is a myth. It is not, and it disproportionately affects members of the military. We understand that we cannot properly secure our Constitutional Republic unless we secure our most basic freedom, the vote. As Veterans, we have fought for others around the world for the freedom to hold genuine and legitimate elections. We can do no less for our country.

In 2010, 17 states violated federal law by failing to mail active duty ballots by the deadline. With a record amount of elections undecided until days or weeks after Election Day, we will never know what the true outcome of these races would have been had every eligible member of the armed forces been able to cast their vote. This fraud is a despicable act towards our brothers and sisters in harm’s way. To not insure that EVERY MEMBER of our Armed Forces has the opportunity to cast their ballot for whomever they chose is an insult beyond comprehension to the veterans of past wars who have fought and made the ultimate sacrifice defending our country so that we might have the right to vote for whomever we please. So members of ViDoL are banding together to organize a national effort to combat election fraud. Will you join us in this fight? Please join or support Veterans in Defense of Liberty today.

President Kennedy once said, "In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger."

This is "its hour" and we are the warriors of one of those, "few generations."

Will our Constitution fall? Will those passionate principles which are "America" fail? Not on our watch!

We will storm any hill where Liberty is threatened!

Please join with us brothers and sisters as members of ViDoLhttp://vidol-america.org/join-us or support our cause by making a generous donation. We will stand between the protected and tyranny by upholding our oath and defending and protecting the Constitution. We have done this in uniform, now we are doing it as a very special part of "We the people."

Thank you in advance for your support and willingness to defend the American constitution.

Sincerely,

Dr. W. Scott Magill
Executive Director, ViDoL
USMC/USArmy-Med.Corps

P.S. Do you still believe that this great country is worth fighting for? Do you believe our Constitution, which allows for American Exceptionalism, is still worth defending? If so, please help Veterans in Defense of Liberty elect individuals who are dedicated to our mission of defending the Constitution by joining or supporting our efforts with a personal contribution.

BROTHERS & SISTERS ALL

Paid for by Veterans in Defense of Liberty and not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee.

www.vidol-america.org

“Lost Lakes” Re-discovered By Local Church | Pro 8 News.com – News, Weather, Sports – Laredo, Texas | News


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A project placed on the back burner is once again coming to light all thanks to the hard work of one Laredo church and several members of the community. Pro 8 News reporter Brenda Medina introduced us to an area some are calling the “lost lakes.” A closer look at the destination which was recently re-discovered.

“The city had a great idea ten years ago to turn this in to a nature park,” said Executive Director for the Big River Foundation Eric Ellman.

But Ellman said that idea never became a reality. Just recently Father Bill Davis and members from his San Francisco Javier Parish discovered this incredible sight.

“Hard working people need a place to go on Saturday and Sunday for picnic and in Laredo there’s very few,” Davis said.

The long dormant city project to transform the 200-acre nature preserve was all part of the River Bend park, Ellman told Pro 8 News.

“The funding didn’t come through and it drifted off of the radar screen,” added Ellman.

Sawing away, branch after branch, through hard work and dedication volunteers from the parish, collaboration of funders, and the Big River Foundation are all pitching in to create a park from abandoned gravel operation and sand.

“Cause talk about pride in Laredo,” said Davis. “This is something to really change the way the world sees Laredo.”

As they clear out the area they’re ensuring they preserve wildlife.

“You can see how the beaver gnawed the tree until it falls,” added Davis. “There’s wild animals out here. There’s hundreds of different kind of birds.”

The nature preserve with lakes, trails perfect for hiking or mountain biking sits nestled west of downtown Laredo.

“You can kayak, you can fish. The lakes are kind of shallow so it’s not the best for swimming but it’s a wonderful place to enjoy, relax and forget the city around you,” Ellman said.

For 67-year-old Moises Flores transforming the area is a dream come true as it brings back some cherished memories. “I used to come here when I was a kid. It’s very important for me to have it again and to enjoy it.”

The activities Laredoans can enjoy at the “lost lakes” are supported in part by the urban waters initiative for EPA. To help low income families discover and learn to protect their water resources. “Lost lakes” is city land and open to the public on a daily basis.

via “Lost Lakes” Re-discovered By Local Church | Pro 8 News.com – News, Weather, Sports – Laredo, Texas | News.

Barney Frank’s Friends with Benefits – HUMAN EVENTS | Michelle Malkin


If you want to watch a corruptocrat start sputtering like Porky Pig with allergies, confront him with three simple words: conflict of interest. Asked this week about his role in securing an ex-lover’s highly coveted job at government mortgage giant Fannie Mae, Massachusetts Democratic Rep. Barney Frank retorted:

“Aba-dee aba-dee aba-dee aba-dee.”

Or that’s what it sounded like, anyway. Frank was rather miffed about the recent disclosure that he helped former lover Herb Moses land a job with the behemoth lender while sitting on a House committee that regulates lenders a decade ago. The Boston Herald reported Thursday that Frank immediately invoked the Everybody Does It card: “It is a common thing in Washington for members of Congress to have spouses work for the federal government. There is no rule against it at all.”

Frank then switched to the Everybody Knew defense: “It was widely known. It was out there in the public.”

Next, he dismissed any controversy about his ethical judgment with the Nobody Cares shield: “It’s nonsense.”

No doubt he’ll spring the Homophobia Card on critics at an opportune moment to ice his multitiered cake of excuses.

Funny thing. Not too long ago, it was Frank himself counseling fellow Democratic scandal magnet Rep. Maxine Waters to butt out of Boston-area OneUnited Bank’s bid for $12 million in federal TARP bailout funds because of conflict-of-interest odors. Waters’ husband, Sidney Williams, was an investor in one of the banks that merged into OneUnited and owned stock holdings estimated at $350,000.

Frank’s exact words to Waters: “You should stay out of it. … You should stay away from this.”

Waters didn’t listen. The House ethics committee charged her with several ethics violations (though no trial has yet been scheduled). Frank nearly broke his arm patting himself on the back and pronouncing himself “vindicated” after the charges were filed last year.

But where was Mr. Clean when his own sleazy dalliances needed self-policing?

While head of the House Financial Services Committee in 2009, amid economic upheaval across the country, Frank was jet-setting with hedge-fund mogul and TARP beneficiary S. Donald Sussman to his private Caribbean resort. The foxes in the House Ethics henhouse granted what they called “unusual” permission for the jaunt because Frank’s partner, Jim Ready, is close pals with Sussman. When Republicans raised questions about ethical improprieties, Frank — whose party has perfected the art of class warfare demagoguery — whinnied that it wasn’t a crime to have wealthy friends.

What should be criminal is the Democratic friends and fat cats protection racket run by the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac overlords. While political operatives have raked in tens of millions of dollars in directors’ fees and lavish compensation packages, the government-sponsored lenders have bled billions and will soak up an estimated $400 billion in bailout funds. Financial journalist Gretchen Morgenson reported this week that Frank “was very aggressive and really tough” on Fannie critics after the corrupt institution “rolled out the red carpet” for his ex-lover. After his friend with crony benefits broke up with him, Frank remained a dogged Fannie defender.

Sneering at financial reformers before a 2003 House hearing, Frank asserted: “I want to begin by saying that I am glad to consider the legislation, but I do not think we are facing any kind of a crisis. That is, in my view, the two government-sponsored enterprises we are talking about here, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, are not in a crisis. … I do not think at this point there is a problem with a threat to the Treasury.”

Not that such spectacular bad judgment and lack of foresight should be any surprise coming from a politician whose early career was punctuated by a formal reprimand for using his office to fix another lover/prostitute’s parking tickets and lying about his criminal probation history. As a cocky Frank said at the time of that scandal: ”I think members of Congress rise or fall on their own individual records.” Eventually, yes.

via Barney Frank’s Friends with Benefits – HUMAN EVENTS.

ElectionMall.com Awarded Highly-Regarded ‘Site of the Year Award’ From the Washington Center


Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 23, 2011

ElectionMall.com, the leader in software as a service and cloud based technology for campaigns and elections, was recently awarded the prestigious “Internship Site of the Year Award” by the Washington Center.

The award, established in 2004, honors organizations that are instrumental in students’ transformational experience in Washington DC. The Washington Center is the largest independent, nonprofit academic internship program in the country.

“ElectionMall is honored to have had the help of countless young people through the Washington Center who help make our cutting-edge technology available to more than 1,500 campaigns on international, national, state and local levels. We’re dedicated to ensuring more people become involved in in the year ahead. Transparency, strong ethics and greater involvement by people in elections are our cornerstone. It’s what guides us everywhere we go and in everything we do,” ElectionMall CEO Ravi Singh said.

“At ElectionMall, young professionals are immediately treated as team members, providing them with an extraordinary experience that goes beyond their expectations. From top to bottom, election mall staff members care about their interns’ learning experience and trust them with sound responsibilities and projects,” Washington Center Director for International Government initiatives Rodrigo Aguilar-Benignos said.

The Washington Center is the largest independent, nonprofit academic internship program in the country. It brings together exceptional and dedicated college students and civic, governmental and business leaders, hundreds of colleges and universities, scores of public and private host organizations (or internship sites), and over 40,000 alumni. Founded 35 years ago, TWC is a unique educational center based on a fully integrated mix of professional experience, academic coursework and real-life challenges.

Established in 1999, ElectionMall.com is a non-partisan world leader in providing on demand cloud-based solutions for campaigns and elections worldwide, effectively utilizing technology and business know how to enable candidates, advocacy groups, and nonprofits to generate enhanced gains in awareness, funds, & votes. ElectionMall launched a new product, Campaign Cloud powered by Microsoft, last year and it has been used in campaigns across the United States and recently in presidential campaigns in Colombia, Brazil and Ireland. ElectionMall.com is the exclusive partner for Microsoft in the campaigns and elections market. ElectionMall is headquartered in Washington, D.C., with international offices in Brussels, Bogota and Dublin. For more information, visit http://www.ElectionMall.com or follow on Twitter @CampaignGuru, join us on Facebook, and watch our latest videos on YouTube.

via ElectionMall.com Awarded Highly-Regarded ‘Site of the Year Award’ From the Washington Center.