Monthly Archives: April 2012

April 29, 2012

Nugent says he’s insulted by concert cancellation

Asked to clarify the remarks at the NRA convention, Nugent said: “A whole bunch of us … believe … we are in danger of being improperly and criminally jailed — I mean criminally on the part of the government.”


Nugent said he was insulted by the cancellation of his planned concert at an Army post over his comments about President Barack Obama. Commanders at the Fort Knox, Ky., post nixed Nugent’s segment of a June concert after the rocker and conservative activist said at a recent National Rifle Association meeting that he would be “dead or in jail by this time next year” if Obama is re-elected.

Ted Nugent said he was insulted by the cancellation of his planned concert at an Army post over his comments about President Barack Obama.

Commanders at the Fort Knox, Ky., post nixed Nugent’s segment of a June concert after the rocker and conservative activist said at a recent National Rifle Association meeting that he would be “dead or in jail by this time next year” if Obama is re-elected.

Nugent told The Associated Press this week that his words were not intended as a threat against the president.

“To think that there’s a bureaucrat in the United States Army that would consider the use or abuse of First Amendment rights in determining who is going to perform at an Army base is an insult and defiles the sacrifices of those heroes who fought for the U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights,” Nugent said.

Nugent said he had received messages of support from troops and noted that the Secret Service had met with him and closed its case about the remarks.

“There is nothing in my spoken word or written word that could be even wildly considered by any stretch of the imagination to be a threat to anyone,” Nugent said.

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Rush Limbaugh Savages Media‘s ’Reverse Racism’ in 30 Min Informal Interview With HS Student

Limbaugh saw the moment as a golden opportunity, and over the course of an impromptu half hour interview with the student, posted on the Daily Rushbo, he laid out a devastatingly comprehensive indictment of the media for keeping racism alive in America by keeping the fear of racism alive.

At least one high school student is about to turn in a red hot paper. Apparently, a Los Angeles area high school has assigned its students to write a paper in History Class dealing with “art or justice.“ One student picked the topic ”Racism in the Mainstream Media.” Yet unlike so many other students, who would have probably gone to radical or Left-wing commentators to point out just how many ways the Media isn’t fearful enough of racism, this student decided to call the last person most educators would expect: Rush Limbaugh.

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You can listen to the full half hour interview in the following videos.

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Video: Ted Nugent tells the full story

Ted Nugent made headlines recently after something he said at the NRA conference landed him a date with the Secret Service. Tonight, Ted joined Glenn on GBTV to tell the full story on the out-of-control government overreach that almost resulted in a felony. You won’t believe the unbelievable regulations being forced on Ted and other Americans by this administration.

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UPRISING: Hip Hop & The LA Riots (Video)

20 years after riots ripped through Los Angeles, “Uprising” documents how hip hop forecasted — and some say ignited — the worst civil unrest of the 20th century. The film revisits the riots in gripping detail and draws from a diverse collection of voices — the rappers, rioters, victims, police officers, journalists and everyday citizens of South Central Los Angeles.


Vulnerable banks under the spotlight

Spain- the fourth-largest economy in the eurozone after Germany, France, and Italy – now seems dangerously close to drowning under what Edward Hugh, a Barcelona-based economist, calls the “cascade effect”, where problems in one sector or market overflow into difficulties and bad news in another.

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José Manuel García-Margallo, Spain’s foreign minister, was already known as one of the more outspoken members of the government, but he excelled himself on Friday in likening Europe to the Titanic and Spain to a seriously ill patient undergoing critical surgery.

Behind his apparent pessimism lay two main arguments. First, it was essential for European Union nations, if they wanted salvation, to work together to solve a eurozone crisis that hit Spain like an iceberg with particular severity this week. “This is like the Titanic,” he told state radio. “If there’s a sinking here, even the first-class passengers drown.” In Spain, the Germans are considered the wealthiest passengers aboard the eurozone ship.

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Second, Mr García-Margallo said, investors needed to understand that the Popular party government was applying a brutal cure to the economy in the form of policies that made the patient look weak at first but were essential for long-term recovery. That was his comment on “terrible” new unemployment figures showing that nearly one in four Spaniards was without a job and confirming that Spain was suffering an “enormous” crisis.

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Jerry Lewis & Dean Martin – My Shadow and Me

“The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils.” William Shakespeare


The Ten Commandments Fan Trailer

“The magic is as wide as a smile and as narrow as a wink, loud as laughter and quiet as a tear, tall as a tale and deep as emotion. So strong, it can lift the spirit. So gentle, it can touch the heart. It is the magic that begins the happily ever after.” – Unknown


April 28, 2012

FCC official: ‘Internet freedom’ threatened (Video)

“Thus far, those who are pushing for new intergovernmental powers over the Internet are far more energized and organized than those who favor the Internet freedom and prosperity.” Federal Communications Commissioner Robert McDowell

[Note: This article was originally posted on December 21st, 2011. The IFNM website was attacked by hackers and many articles are now gone from the archives. As a public service, IFNM is now reposting said articles.]


Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Robert McDowell answers a question during a meeting with editors and reporters of The Washington Times on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011.

The United States is unprepared for an international fight that’s brewing over whether the Internet will remain free from government regulations or fall increasingly under the control of emerging global powers, Federal Communications Commissioner Robert McDowell warned Monday

“The proponents of Internet freedom and prosperity have been asleep at the switch,” Mr. McDowell, the lone Republican serving at the FCC, told editors and reporters at The Washington Times. “Or maybe I should say asleep at the router.”

The 193-member International Telecommunications Union (ITU), a U.N. agency, will meet in Dubai next December to renegotiate the 24-year-old treaty that deals with international oversight of the Internet. A growing number of countries are pushing greater governmental control and management of the Web’s availability, financial model and infrastructure.

They believe the current model is “dominated” by the U.S., and want to “take that control and power away,” Mr. McDowell said. China and Russia support the effort, but so do non-Western U.S. allies such as Brazil, South Africa and India.

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Job Creators Fighting Back by John Stossel

“Somebody who wants to compete with us can’t because we can afford to hire the guys that can read this stuff and to keep us in compliance with the law. They can’t.” Brad Anderson, former CEO of Best Buy.

[Note: This article was originally posted on December 21st, 2011. The IFNM website was attacked by hackers and many articles are now gone from the archives. As a public service, IFNM is now reposting said articles.]

Some politicians claim that politicians create jobs.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says, “My job is to create jobs.”

What hubris! Government has no money of its own. All it does is take from some people and give to others. That may create some jobs, but only by leaving less money in the private sector for job creation.

Actually, it’s worse than that. Since government commandeers scarce resources by force and doesn’t have to peddle its so-called services on the market to consenting buyers, there’s no feedback mechanism to indicate if those services are worth more to people than what they were forced to go without.

The only people who create real, sustainable jobs are in private businesses — if they’re unsubsidized.

Some CEOs are upset that people don’t appreciate what they do. So they formed a group called the Job Creators Alliance.

Brad Anderson, former CEO of Best Buy, joined because he wants to counter the image of businesspeople as evil. When he was young, Anderson himself thought they were evil. But then he “stumbled into a business career” by going to work in a stereo store.

“I watched what happens in building a business. (My store,) The Sound of Music, which became Best Buy, was 11 years (old) before I made a dollar of profit.”

Harry Reid’s Plan to Underfund Social Security and Create a GOP Senate Majority (Video)

Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) and the Democrats are pushing the same old message regarding taxes and spending. But will the Democrats’ payroll tax cut result in higher taxes later? Could Sen. Harry Reid’s shiftless Senate message actually turn the Senate over to the Republicans?

[Note: This article was originally posted on December 21st, 2011. The IFNM website was attacked by hackers and many articles are now gone from the archives. As a public service, IFNM is now reposting said articles.]