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Sunday, December 29, 2013

Reader's Picks For Top Stories of 2013 #11-20

All week we have been counting down your choice for the top 50 posts on The Lid (based on traffic). The first installment was Wednesday when we posted #41-50, Thursday we posted #31-40 ,Friday was #21-30 and today we reveal #11-20.

Note: You guys are pigs. For the third straight year a post written in 2010, Megyn Kelly in GQ HOT, HOT, HOT!!!! earned enough views to be counted in the top 20 (but only new posts are included in the list).

Remember...if you click on the title you can read the entire post:

#20 NEW Scandalpaloza Scandal? EPA Targeted Conservative Groups (6/5/13) Is the scandalpalooza picking up scandal #5? (Benghazi, IRS, DOJ/Press, Fast and Furious).  This time something smells rotten at the EPA. The Environmental Protection Agency is facing Inspector  General and Congressional probes regarding political targeting of conservative groups.  The EPA is not preventing groups from becoming tax exempt, but charging conservative groups for information while giving freebies to liberal groups. The fees applied to Freedom of Information Act requests -- allegedly, the EPA waived them for liberal groups far more often than it did for conservative ones.

#19 Obama Selects Woman Who Wanted US To Invade Israel Samantha Power, As New UN Ambassador (6/5/13) To Replace Susan Rice as Ambassador to the United Nations, President Obama chose  Samatha Power, a woman who once said that the US should send in its military to Israel to enforce a Mid East peace. How long do you think it will be before Power uses that board as tool to de-legitimize Israel? Power was a foreign policy adviser to the Obama campaign in 2008 when she blamed the Jews for the criticism of then Candidate Obama's foreign policy platform.

#18 SCANDALPALOOZA: State Dept. Wages War of Intimidation Against Cover-up Whistleblower (5/18/13) Last week came the revelation that the State Department may have been covering up bad behavior within its ranks.  The information about using drug use soliciting prostitutes, and having sex with minors was first released to CBS News via an internal memo handed to them by Aurelia Fedenisn, a former State Department inspector general investigator.  Since the information was released Ms. Fedenisn (and her kids) have been under constant harassment and threats as the department is waging an intimidation campaign to stop her.

#17 Al Sharpton Wants DOJ Action in Zimmerman Case: But DOJ Should Investigate Freddy's Massacre FIRST (7/14/13) After calling the ruling a an atrocity last night on MSNBC professional bigot Al Sharpton appeared on Meet the Press this morning to give his reaction to the acquittal of George Zimmerman. Sharpton promised that he and the feds were examining further legal options against Zimmerman.  Sharpton is calling for the justice department to get involved. However before the Justice Dept. gets involved in the Zimmerman case they should be investigating an 18-year-old case the deaths of Angelina Marrero . . . Cynthia Martinez . . . Luz Ramos . . . Mayra Rentas . . . Olga Garcia . . . Garnette Ramautar . . . Kareem Brunner  the seven victims of the massacre at Freddy's Fashion Mart.  Their deaths can be traced to the racial incitement of one man.. the faux "Reverend" Al Sharpton.

#16  DISGUSTING! 24 Moore Oklahoma Children Dead But Dem Senator Whitehouse Uses Tragedy To Bash GOP (5/20/13) What a disgusting individual. There is no other way for it to describe him.  As I watch the unimaginable devastation in Moore Oklahoma, where 51 people have been reported dead so far, where 24 young children drowned in the basement of an elementary school-- one disgusting individual Rhode Island Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse is using the tragedy in an attempt to score political points. Whitehouse blamed the tornadoes on Global Warming and on the GOP for not believing in the global warming hoax.

#15 KARMA'S A BITCH! White House Knew Fisker Automotive Was in Trouble-- Gave Them Your Money Anyway (4/24/13) When one looks at the front grill of a Fisker  Karma, the first model luxury electric car made by Fisker Automotive (see picture above), it seems to be laughing.  It's as if it were saying "ha, ha, I got your money!" Indeed it did as the company received a major part of its funding from the pockets of U.S. taxpayers. The  automaker ceased production this past summer and has fired most of its staff.  According to documents obtained by the Associated Press, the White House continued to play Sugar Daddy to Fisker even though it knew the company was in trouble.

#14 Obama Using Twitter "Army" to Cover Up Obamacare Failings (11/3/13) Be careful what you read on Twitter, it has become a key component of the Obamacare lie, er spin machine. As soon as an Obama official sees a news report he doesn't like, the team begins a rapid-fire of tweets declaring the falsehood of that report.

#13 Chevy Announces "Fire-Sale" on Volt-- As Sales For The Government-Ordered Product Continue to Tank! (8/6/13) The Chevy Volt was ordered to market by GM's owners (the Obama Administration) before it was fully developed and before there was consumer demand. This president wanted the Volt to be the "signature" product of the new General Motors and his "global warming" strategy. Since its introduction, General Motors can't even give away the Chevy Volt.  Despite rebates and heavy government subsidies sales of the "plug-in hybrid" continue to be way below projections. According to Kelly Blue Book, GM has sold only 11,643 Volts so far this year. In 2012, GM sold 23,461 of the cars.

#12  Marathon Bombing Brings Out Liberal Douche-Baggery (4/15/13) The Marathon bombing brought out the usual douche bag type comments from our nation's leading liberals.  Most of them suggesting that the bombing was tied the fact that it was tax day or patriot's day.  The undertone throughout it all was that it was those Right-Wing Radicals.

#11 The Stupid Fairy Attacks Sen.Landrieu (D-LA)-She Declares "We Don't Have An Increasing National Debt!"  (8/913) If you were near in Bossier City, La  the other day you would have seen an extra twinkling in the night sky over VFW Post Post 5951. That twinkle was just the ever-present Fairy of Stupidity spreading his stupid dust over Senator Mary Landrieu.  And the dust worked very well on Landrieu, maybe too well.  

Stay tuned, tomorrow we reveal your picks for the top ten stories of the year.

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