House Orders Up Three Elite Jets

Proving they have no grasp of reality, the House approved nearly $200 million for the Air Force to buy three elite Gulfstream jets for ferrying top government officials and Members of Congress.

The Air Force had asked for one Gulfstream 550 jet (price tag: about $65 million) as part of an ongoing upgrade of its passenger air service.

But the House Appropriations Committee, at its own initiative, added to the 2010 Defense appropriations bill another $132 million for two more airplanes and specified that they be assigned to the D.C.-area units that carry Members of Congress, military brass and top government officials.

Here's a bus pass you nitwit!


Obama’s Approval Rating Dropping Like A Rock

Exactly half of the registered voters surveyed from July 27 to Aug. 3 said they approve of the job Obama is doing, compared with 42 percent who disapprove. That’s down from 57 percent approval and 33 percent disapproval in a poll taken in late June.

The poll found that voters disapprove of the way Obama is handling the economy by 49 percent to 45 percent. On his effort to overhaul of the health-care system, 52 percent disapprove of his handling of the issue while 39 percent approve.


Catholic Radio Update

The FCC has approved the sale of WAMO-AM/FM (860/106.7) and WPGR-AM (1510).

Some of the minor obstacles have been dealt with while some are still in the process of being worked out.

An objection to the sale, filed by a WAMO listener, was downplayed by the FCC. Originally called a "petition to deny" approval of the sale, it was reclassified as an "informal objection." The listener, from the East Hills, sent a one-page letter objecting to the sale which would eliminate the black-oriented formats on the stations. An FCC staffer said that the commission does not regulate formats. Additionally neither the buyer (St. Joseph's Missions) nor the seller (Sheridan Broadcasting) had received a copy of the objection which is a required action.

Meanwhile, St. Joseph's Missions has filed an application to modify the WAMO-FM license, most specifically waiving the main studio requirement. The FCC regulates that a station's studio can be located up to 25 miles from its city of license, but SJM wants to located its studio near its home base of Latrobe.

WAMO-FM is licensed to Beaver Falls more than twice the regulated distance from the proposed new studio location. WAMO-AM was originally licensed as WHOD in Homestead but is now licenced to Millvale and WPGR is licensed to Monroeville. The new owners are hoping the FCC will approve the modification based on the fact that WPGR would still remain within that 25 mile limit.

Obama's Broken Promises

Well that's didn't take long. 2 Obama administration officials can't guarantee middle-class Americans won't see tax hike. That's means get ready, here they come!

President Barack Obama's treasury secretary said Sunday he cannot rule out higher taxes to help tame an exploding budget deficit, and his chief economic adviser would not dismiss raising them on middle-class Americans as part of a health care overhaul.

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Police say church fest was a drug fest

It was not your typical worship service.

People working like cocktail waitresses walked the crowd, selling "Ganja" treats -- including Rice Krispies snacks believed to be laced with marijuana, according to authorities.

A total of 22 people were arrested Saturday evening as the Fayette County Drug Task Force raided the 47-acre Bullskin site of the Church of Universal Love and Music.

While police recovered a large amount of drugs on the grounds, they found even more on the concert-goers.

Illegal substances seized included several pounds of hallucinogenic mushrooms, several pounds of marijuana, hash and LSD.

The operator of the church, Willie Pritts, was not charged.

Last night, Mr. Pritts' attorney, Gregory Koerner, was outraged by the raid and arrests and said he felt the church was purposely targeted.

Ahh yeah it was purposely targeted.... because the congreation was high.

In February, Mr. Pritts and Fayette County reached a settlement on the eve of trial in a 2006 federal civil rights lawsuit, claiming that the county's failure to issue him a special exception permit violated his First Amendment right to freedom of religion.Read more:

Stimulus Bill Gives Boost to San Francisco Offensive Art Venues

When Congress approved the $787 billion dollar stimulus package, lawmakers hailed the move as necessary to jumpstart the economy and rescue the American people from a deep recession. However, according to, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has spent a small slice of its $80 million stimulus dollars to subsidize San Francisco pornographers providing erotic, homoerotic, or pansexual entertainment.

Although the ARRA money allocated to the NEA was ostensibly for the support of museums, orchestras, theaters, and other needy artists and art venues, art houses with a penchant for perversity also benefited. reports that the Frameline film house, which screened "Thundercrack!" for the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival last week, received $50,000 in stimulus cash. The film is billed as "the world's only underground kinky art porno horror film, complete with four men, three women and a gorilla."

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