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  • Pentagon: Military Losing Technological Superiority to China

    11/06/2014 9:06:01 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 18 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | November 6, 2014 9:04 AM | Jeryl Bier
    During the first Gulf War in the early 1990s, the U.S. military used a new generation of technological weapons that left the rest of the world far behind. But according the Frank Kendall, the Pentagon's undersecretary of defense for acquisitions, technology, and logistics, that advantage is evaporating. Speaking at a breakfast at the Navy League in Arlington, Virginia on Wednesday, Kendall said the deterioration has continued during his four and a half years on the job, "in large part because of our budget situation," including sequestration. Claudette Roulo of DoD News reported on the under secretary's breakfast remarks:  When I talk to people on the Hill and...
  • Intelligence from the front lines of Ferguson...

    11/05/2014 5:36:34 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 25 replies
    I used to live in St. Louis, and still have lots of friends there. This is what one of them had to day about what is going to happen when the Darren Wilson no-bill is announced. I disagree. I think there will be sustained violence for a long enough period of time to worry about. They are tracking a large number of international agitators that have taken up residence in STL in the past 3 months. Apparently major violence is planned. I am glad that I am not in law enforcement because the officers and their families have been identified,...
  • 14 Facts About The Obama Presidency That Most People Don’t Know (help me rebut these)

    11/04/2014 8:19:55 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 21 replies
    People have many perceptions of how the US economy or the country as a whole is doing in recent years. Depending on your political views, you may think the country is doing exceptionally well or on the verge of collapse. Listed below are 14 objective facts, without interjecting any opinion, about the state of America under the leadership of President Obama. Every statement is followed up with a link to a source where you can verify these facts for yourself. 1. We've now had 63 straight months of economic expansion. That’s right, for 63 consecutive months the US economy has...
  • Don Hirsch Hailed As A Founder of Common Core Standards, Says 'It's Not Going To Work'

    11/01/2014 8:08:43 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 14 replies ^ | 8 Sep 2014 | Dr. Susan Berry
    Proponents of the Common Core standards are hailing educational theorist E.D. “Don” Hirsch as a founding father of the education initiative and one who laid the intellectual groundwork for the controversial reform. The problem is that Hirsch himself says, “I hate to be godfather of something that is not going to work.”
  • VIDEO: Teacher admits he helped write Common Core to end white privilege

    11/01/2014 6:50:39 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 32 replies
  • Common Core English and Math Standards Not Properly Validated

    11/01/2014 6:35:09 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 6 replies
    Pioneer Institure ^ | 23 April 2014 | Editorial Staffg
    Study Finds Common Core English and Math Standards Not Properly ValidatedSome Validation Committee members refused to attest that the standards are comparable to those in the world’s highest-performing countries BOSTON – Five of the 29 members of the Common Core Validation Committee refused to sign a report attesting that the standards are research-based, rigorous and internationally benchmarked.  The report was released with 24 signatures and included no mention that five committee members refused to sign it, according to a new study published by Pioneer Institute. Common Core’s Validation: A Weak Foundation for a Crooked House Download 7.76 MB | 779...
  • Could non-citizens decide the November election?

    10/24/2014 1:54:49 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 77 replies
    Washington Compost ^ | OCTOBER 24, 2014 | Jesse Richman and David Earnest
    Could control of the Senate in 2014 be decided by illegal votes cast by non-citizens? Some argue that incidents of voting by non-citizens are so rare as to be inconsequential, with efforts to block fraud a screen for an agenda to prevent poor and minority voters from exercising the franchise, while others define such incidents as a threat to democracy itself. Both sides depend more heavily on anecdotes than data.
  • Valerie Jarrett Key Player in Fast and Furious Cover-Up After Holder Lied to Congress

    10/24/2014 12:25:29 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 5 replies ^ | OCTOBER 24, 2014
    President Obama’s trusted senior advisor, Valerie Jarrett, was a key player in the effort to cover up that Attorney General Eric Holder lied to Congress about the Fast and Furious scandal, according to public records obtained by Judicial Watch.The information is part of a Department of Justice (DOJ) “Vaughn index” detailing records about the gun-running operation known as Fast and Furious. JW had to sue the agency for the records after the Obama administration failed to provide them under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). A federal court ordered the DOJ to provide the records over the agency’s objections. Yesterday...
  • Valerie Jarrett in secret meetings with Elizabeth Warren, author Ed Klein says

    10/13/2014 11:53:54 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 51 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 8, 2014 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    New York Times best-selling author and long-time journalist Ed Klein said that Valerie Jarrett has been engaging in secret meetings with Sen. Elizabeth Warren in recent months, giving rise to speculations that the Massachusetts political newcomer is actually the administration’s choice to head the White House in 2016.
  • Jeb Bush Suggests Republicans Should Pass Amnesty if They Win Back Senate

    09/26/2014 11:00:37 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 95 replies ^ | 09/25/2014 | Tony Lee
    Even though Republicans may take back the Senate by running against amnesty, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush pushed amnesty legislation while stumping for North Carolina Republican Senate candidate Thom Tillis on Wednesday. Bush, according to the New York Times, reportedly said that comprehensive immigration reform "will restore and sustain economic growth for this country." And even though a recent Gallup poll found that illegal immigration is now the top concern among Republicans, Bush said that if immigration reform is "framed in that way, I don’t think there’s a big debate in the Republican Party about the need to do this."
  • Random thoughts on WGN's "Manhattan"

    09/11/2014 6:44:06 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 43 replies
    It's basically a soap opera with high production values about the Manhattan project, but so far it's pretty good. The camp has no name other than P.O. Box 1663. It has the feel of Stallion Gate by Martin Cruz Smith. Pretty good character development. Lots of big egos bumping into one another. Lots of parallels to the current war on civil liberties. Lots of lying government officials. Lots of neglected wives. If anybody else is watching it and has some observations...
  • Competing politics forced Obama delay immigration (until after the November elections - TREASON)

    09/06/2014 1:50:58 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 24 replies ^ | Sep 06, 2014 | JIM KUHNHENN
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) - Caught between competing political demands over immigration, President Barack Obama will now wait until after the November election to take executive action that could shield millions of immigrants from deportation and ignite a clash over the extent of his presidential authority.</p>
  • Obama Pursuing Climate Accord in Lieu of Treaty (More Treason. Yawn.)

    08/26/2014 7:20:54 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 24 replies
    New York Slimes ^ | AUG. 26, 2014 | CORAL DAVENPORT
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is working to forge a sweeping international climate change agreement to compel nations to cut their planet-warming fossil fuel emissions, but without ratification from Congress. In preparation for this agreement, to be signed at a United Nations summit meeting in 2015 in Paris, the negotiators are meeting with diplomats from other countries to broker a deal to commit some of the world’s largest economies to enact laws to reduce their carbon pollution. But under the Constitution, a president may enter into a legally binding treaty only if it is approved by a two-thirds majority of...
  • Obama's Use of ISIL, Not ISIS, Tells Another Story (two-months old, but informative)

    08/24/2014 9:14:14 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 15 replies
    The Fiscal Times ^ | June 23, 2014 | Liz Peek
    here has been little notice of the president’s insistent use of the acronym “ISIL” to describe the Sunni forces currently rampaging across Iraq, executing Iraqi military and creating a new massive refugee population in an already unstable area. With the exception of Reuters and now the Associated Press, most news organizations have not referred to ISIL until President Obama began using the term, which stands for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. But when Obama used the term 5 times on June13, and 16 times in his commencement speech at West Point on June 19th, he was using his...
  • A Medicare scam that just kept rolling

    08/16/2014 8:40:54 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 20 replies
    Washington (com)Post ^ | August 16, 2014 | David A. Fahrenthold
    The government has paid billions to buy power wheelchairs. It has no idea how many of the claims are bogus. LOS ANGELES — In the little office where they ran the scam, a cellphone would ring on Sonia Bonilla’s desk. That was the sound of good news: Somebody had found them a patient.When Bonilla answered the phone, one of the scam’s professional “patient recruiters” would read off the personal data of a senior citizen. Name. DOB. Medicare ID number. Bonilla would hang up and call Medicare, the enormous federal health-insurance program for those over 65.
  • Anger Simmers in Ferguson, Missouri; Hackers Claim to Name Officer (orchestrated from the White Hut)

    08/14/2014 8:57:54 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 77 replies
    New York Slimes ^ | AUG. 14, 2014 | JULIE BOSMAN
    FERGUSON, Mo. — After a fifth night of unrest in this St. Louis suburb, a group identifying itself as Anonymous, the computer hacking collective, disclosed Thursday what it said was the name of the police officer who fatally shot an unarmed African-American teenager on Saturday.
  • Rush talking about Article V convention of states

    08/06/2014 10:14:40 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 108 replies
    An Article V convention seems to be the only way to stop Ubama. If we don't stop him soon...
  • Ubama's border-assault "children" are the mirror image of what happened with Elián González

    08/04/2014 1:25:07 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 4 replies
    It occurs to me that the Elián González incident and Ubama's border-assault "children" have a lot in common, despite the fact that the results are opposite. Elián went home to Cuba to live a life of privilege as Castro's showpiece. The border-assault children will remain in the United States and have a life of privilege as Ubama's showpiece, his "legacy." And in both cases, the will of the people was ignored by a DemocRAT president.
  • Netanyahu to US: Don't Second Guess Me on Hamas

    08/02/2014 9:36:54 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 28 replies
    Following the quick collapse of the cease-fire in Gaza, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the White House not to force a truce with Palestinian militants on Israel. The strong reaction came as top Israeli officials questioned the effort to forge the truce, accusing the U.S. and the United Nations of being naive in assuming the radical Hamas movement would adhere with its terms. The officials also blamed the Gulf state of Qatar for not forcing the militants to comply.
  • Boehner on Border Crisis: 'Doing Something is Better than Doing Nothing' (BARF ALERT!)

    07/31/2014 6:25:10 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 34 replies ^ | 31 Jul 2014, | Caroline May
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congress must do something to alleviate the ongoing crisis at the border, and President Obama’s plan to take more unilateral action on immigration reform will make the crisis worse, House Speaker John Boehner argued Thursday. “The crisis on the border is one of the president’s own making, but he still hasn’t learned his lesson,” Boehner told reporters at his weekly press conference. “Now he has threatened to rewrite the law and take more unilateral action on immigration in the coming months. Let me just be clear, such action would create an even greater incentive for more illegal...
  • George Zimmerman Says He'll Appeal NBC Lawsuit Dismissal

    07/29/2014 9:27:26 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 15 replies
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman has filed a notice to appeal the dismissal of his defamation lawsuit against NBC Universal and three reporters. The appeal notice was filed Tuesday with the Seminole County Clerk of Courts. Judge Debra Nelson on June 30 dismissed Zimmerman's lawsuit, saying the former neighborhood watch leader had failed to show the network acted with malice.
  • Boehner rules out impeachment: ‘Scam started by Democrats’

    07/29/2014 8:46:43 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 63 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 29, 2014 | Stephen Dinan
    Talk of impeachment was cooked up by a White House desperate for something to rally Democrats ahead of November’s elections, House Speaker John A. Boehner said Tuesday, flatly ruling out any action on the controversial suggestion. “We have no plans to impeach the president. We have no future plans,” Mr. Beohner said. “Listen, it’s all a scam started by Democrats at the White House.”
  • President Obama: Border crisis is a ‘shared responsibility’

    07/25/2014 8:21:33 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 15 replies
    PMS NBC ^ | 07/25/14 | Rachel Kleinman
    <p>The ongoing crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border is a “shared responsibility,” President Obama said Friday after meeting with the presidents of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala at the White House on Friday.</p>
  • Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands (Let's destroy the few remaining jobs!)

    07/25/2014 6:15:55 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 36 replies ^ | Jul 25, 2014
    <p>CHICAGO (AP) - Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000 workers are expected to discuss the future of the effort that has spread to dozens of cities in less than two years.</p>
  • The Strange Leak of the New Exposé ‘Clinton, Inc.’

    07/14/2014 11:32:12 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 14 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | 07.14.14 | Lloyd Grove
    <p>Sure, hotly anticipated books leak all the time. But 10 days early? And by a tipster who seems to be posing as a Tea Partier—but who one source suspects is affiliated with the Clintons?</p> <p>The marketing and publicity folks at Broadside Books, the conservative imprint of HarperCollins, had ambitious and detailed plans for the rollout of Clinton, Inc.: The Audacious Rebuilding of a Political Machine.</p>
  • Holder: 'Homegrown Violent Extremists … Keep Me Up at Night' (Video at link)

    07/13/2014 9:32:08 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 33 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | Daniel Halper
    Attorney General Eric Holder has a "lot of sleepless nights," reported ABC News this morning. Chief among his concerns? The threat of "homegrown violent extremists." Asked the ABC News reporter, "Is that threat," like the Boston Marathon bombing last year, "any less serious?""These lone wolves. These homegrown violent extremists are people who keep me up at night, as well," said Holder. "Trying to monitor them, trying to anticipate what it is they are going to do. And the experience that we had in Boston is instructive. It only takes only one or two people to really do something horrific."The...
  • Internal Revenue Manual (IRM) Part 1.15 Records and Information Management (Find the Crimes!)

    06/22/2014 9:14:33 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 27 replies
    IRS.GOV ^ | IRS Manual
    This is the IRS set of rules for itself. How many of them did it break? Who is going to jail? 1.15  Records and Information Management 1.15.1  The Records and Information Management Program1.15.2  Types of Records and Their Life Cycles1.15.3  Disposing of Records1.15.4  Retiring and Requesting Records1.15.5  Relocating/Removing Records1.15.6  Managing Electronic Records1.15.7  Files Management1.15.24  Records Control Schedule for Tax Exempt and Government Entities 1.15.25  Records Control Schedule for Statistics Division1.15.27  Records Control Schedule for Compliance Research1.15.32  Records Control Schedule for Electronic Tax Administration1.15.35  Records Control Schedule for Tax Administration Systems (Electronic) 1.15.36  Records Control Schedule for Permanent Records1.15.37  Records Control...
  • Two-Parent Households Can Be Lethal: Domestic Violence and Two-Parent Households (NY Slimes Barf)

    06/22/2014 8:51:49 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 32 replies
    NY Slimes ^ | JUNE 21, 2014 | SARA SHOENER
    AFTER spending two years studying services for domestic violence survivors, I was surprised to realize that one of the most common barriers to women’s safety was something I had never considered before: the high value our culture places on two-parent families.
  • Suspected Benghazi attack ringleader in U.S. custody

    06/17/2014 9:33:11 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 29 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | June 17, 2014 | David S. Cloud
    The U.S. military has captured a man believed to be one of the ringleaders of the deadly attacks on the American diplomatic compound and a CIA base in Benghazi, Libya, in September 2012, officials said Tuesday.
  • A Long Shot So Long, the Tea Party Took a Pass

    06/11/2014 10:32:18 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 44 replies
    New York Slimes ^ | JUNE 11, 2014 | DAVID S. JOACHIM
    WASHINGTON — David Brat, the man who derailed Representative Eric Cantor’s congressional career and aspirations to become speaker of the House, faced such long odds in his challenge to the No. 2 House Republican that he failed to win the backing of any of the major Tea Party groups that inspired his candidacy.
  • Was Mark Zuckerberg the kiss of death for Eric Cantor?

    06/11/2014 10:21:02 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 12 replies
    Salon ^ | June 11, 2014 | Andrew Leonard
    The new anti-tech populism. Associating with Silicon Valley CEOs doesn't play well with the Tea Party Two weeks before House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his primary election, his challenger Dave Brat launched a campaign ad featuring Cantor with his arm around the shoulders of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The text of the ad read as follows: “There are 20 million Americans who can’t find a full-time job. But Eric Cantor wants to give corporations another 20 million foreign workers to hire instead.” The purpose of the ad was to link Cantor to immigration reform, a cause that Zuckerberg (and...
  • How Eric Cantor Sabotaged Himself

    06/11/2014 10:17:03 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 31 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | June 11, 2014 | Ben Jacobs and Tim Mak
    The No. 2 House Republican was expected to coast to victory Tuesday night—but went down in flames to largely unknown Tea Partier Dave Brat, who ran on an anti-immigration platform. The shock defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor by college professor Dave Brat is the type of upset that audiences wouldn’t believe in a Disney movie. Perhaps the most cinematic twist is that, at least in part, Cantor did this to himself. A toxic mix of ignoring grassroots Republicans in his district and becoming a lightning rod on the controversial issue of immigration reform meant that a future Speaker...
  • Campus Shooting Suspect Wanted to Kill as Many as Possible, Police Say

    06/06/2014 6:19:40 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 25 replies
    ABC News ^ | SEATTLE June 6, 2014 | GENE JOHNSON and PHUONG LE
    The man blasting away with a shotgun paused to reload, and Jon Meis saw his chance. The 22-year-old building monitor pepper-sprayed and tackled the gunman Thursday in Seattle Pacific University's Otto Miller Hall, likely preventing further carnage, according to police and university officials.
  • ECB (European Central Bank) imposes negative interest rate

    06/05/2014 11:53:22 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 6 replies
    BBC News ^ | 5 June 2014 | Andrew Walker
    The European Central Bank has introduced a raft of measures aimed at stimulating the eurozone economy, including negative interest rates and cheap long-term loans to banks. It cut its deposit rate for banks from zero to -0.1%, to encourage banks to lend to businesses rather than hold on to money.
  • Democrats brace for climate rule fallout

    06/01/2014 8:34:06 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 33 replies
    Pollutico ^ | June 1, 2014 11:08 PM EDT | Darren Goode and Andrew Restuccia
    The major climate rule that the Obama administration is unveiling Monday is a political gamble for the president’s party — but some Democrats see the risk as manageable, and the cause more than worth it. The Environmental Protection Agency’s rule, meant to cut greenhouse gas pollution from thousands of existing power plants, poses obvious dangers in November for Democrats in coal country and other energy-rich states, as well as regions where many voters dislike federal intrusion. It also poses unknown risks in 2016, when states will have to seek EPA approval for their plans to comply with the rule. But...
  • Behind Bergdahl's Release, a Secret Deal That Took Three Years

    06/01/2014 6:53:05 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 29 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | June 1, 2014 9:47 p.m. ET | Adam Entous and Julian E. Barnes
    Behind the surprise exchange of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban detainees were secret negotiations that began three years ago and ended over the weekend with the retrieval of America's last known prisoner of war, rekindling debate over the propriety of such deals with American adversaries.
  • WH ‘picking up the pace’ on executive actions

    05/20/2014 12:41:33 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 20, 2014 | Justin Sink
    The White House will be “picking up the pace on executive actions,” as Congress focuses its efforts on the newly formed select committee investigating Benghazi, senior Obama adviser Dan Pfeiffer declared Tuesday. In an op-ed for The Huffington Post, Pfeiffer argued that congressional Republicans are not interested in engaging on the economy, instead spending time “obsessively trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act” and “ginning up politically motivated investigations.” “Given this dynamic, President Obama has only one option — use every ounce of his authority to unilaterally improve economic security,” Pfeiffer said. “Next week, as congressional Republicans spend their energy...
  • Cars could drive themselves sooner than expected after European push

    05/19/2014 4:27:00 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 28 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 05/19/2014
    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Cars could be driving themselves down the world's streets far sooner than expected, thanks to a change in a global treaty backed by European countries. A little-noticed amendment to the United Nations Convention on Road Traffic agreed last month would let drivers take their hands off the wheel of self-driving cars. It was pushed by Germany, Italy and France, whose high-end carmakers believe they are ready to zoom past American tech pioneers and bring the first "autonomous vehicles" to market.
  • Tesla, Missouri Auto Dealers begin late battle over state franchise law

    05/14/2014 10:53:16 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 15 replies
    PoliticMO ^ | May 12, 2014 | Eli Yokley
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri lawmakers are set to begin a last-minute fight over whether electric car manufacturers like Testa Motors should be able to sell their product directly to consumers. With only a week left in session, the Missouri Senate quietly attached language to House Bill 1124 that would effectively bar Tesla from selling directly to consumers in Missouri. Similar hurdles for the company have popped up in other states. Supporters of the legislation believe the current franchise-based model for selling automobiles has served the state’s economy and its consumers well, and that they don’t understand why Tesla will...
  • Eric Holder: No Plans at DOJ to Investigate Secret Waiting Lists and Veteran Deaths at VA Hospitals

    05/13/2014 7:27:06 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 56 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | May 13, 2014 | John McCormack
    Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday that the Department of Justice doesn't have any plans to investigate allegations that veterans placed on secret waiting lists at VA hospitals died while waiting for care. "Well, obviously these reports if they're true are unacceptable, and the allegations are being taken very seriously by the administration. But I don't have any announcements at this time with regard to anything that the Justice Department is doing," Holder told reporters at a press conference. "This is something on our radar screen at this point, but there is an investigation being done by the [VA] inspector...
  • When will Boehner turn to immigration?

    05/12/2014 1:38:54 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 7 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/12/14 | Russell Berman
    Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has a pretty good idea of what immigration reform in the House is going to look like. He just doesn’t know when it’s going to happen. Addressing the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on Monday in San Antonio, Boehner said he wanted to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws “in chunks” over a period of a week or two to a month. The process would likely begin with border security measures, and it would address the crucial question of citizenship for illegal immigrants in a way that he said would “pass the straight-face test” for people who have...
  • Will the House arrest Lois Lerner? (Boner says no.)

    05/11/2014 10:35:51 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 46 replies ^ | 05/11/14 | Russell Berman
    The House has held Lois Lerner in contempt, but it won’t use its power to place the former IRS official under arrest, Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said on Sunday. Under a precedent affirmed by the Supreme Court, each chamber of Congress can authorize its sergeant-at-arms to detain individuals it holds in contempt. But Boehner said on "Fox News Sunday" that he has no interest in doing that with Lerner, whom the House last week voted to hold in contempt over her refusal to testify about her role in the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups. “I’m not sure we want to...
  • Watch the movie "Wag the Dog" and then watch stories on the Nigerian kidnapping

    05/11/2014 9:28:32 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 29 replies
    Q: "Why does a dog wag its tail?" A. "Because a dog is smarter than its tail. If the tail were smarter, the tail would wag the dog." The Nigerian situation has been going on for years, and Washington never paid any attention until now. You can just see Robert DeNiro putting together the film clips for state-controlled media when you watch them. Google "wag the dog" watch online free to watch the movie.
  • Holder: DOJ To Examine Racial Bias Data In Criminal Justice System

    04/28/2014 4:37:06 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 7 replies
    NEWS ONE for Black America ^ | Apr 28, 2014 | D.L. Chandler
    On Monday, Attorney General Eric Holder (pictured) announced tthe Justice Department’s aims in collecting data on stops and arrests in order to combat racial bias in the criminal justice system. In his weekly video address, Holder says that the Department’s efforts will be part of the newly formed National Center for Building Community Trust and Justice grant program. SEE ALSO: DOJ Announces National Center for Building Community Trust, JusticeThe Center grant program is a $4.75 million competitive grant program that looks to bridge the divide between law enforcement agencies and the minority community. With New York’s “stop and frisk” and the...
  • Time left until Obama leaves office (D - 1000)

    04/25/2014 11:46:28 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 16 replies
  • New date for first lady's Kansas graduation speech

    04/25/2014 7:51:48 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 15 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 2014-04-24 | JOHN MILBURN AND DARLENE SUPERVILLE
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Michelle Obama is rearranging plans for a speech before graduating high school seniors in Kansas in the face of protests that her appearance at a combined graduation ceremony for five schools would limit seating for families and friends.
  • Obama Calls for Highest Sustained Taxation in U.S. History

    04/21/2014 7:43:54 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 20 replies
    CNS News ^ | April 21, 2014 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    In the budget proposal he presented to Congress last month, President Barack Obama called for what would be the highest level of sustained taxation ever imposed on the American people, according to the analysis published last week by the Congressional Budget Office. Under Obama’s proposal, taxes would rise from 17.6 percent of Gross Domestic Product in 2014 to 19.2 percent in 2024. During the ten years from 2015 to 2024, federal taxation would average 18.7 percent GDP.America has never been subjected to a ten-year stretch of taxation at that level. In the twelve fiscal years preceding the Japanese attack on...
  • Caption Barry and Joe's Selfie

    04/17/2014 11:04:42 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 35 replies
    "And there is nothing you can do about it."
  • More Synthesis on Bundy Ranch (No good guys involved - Ann Barnhardt)

    04/15/2014 8:15:19 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 53 replies ^ | April 14, 2014 | Ann Barnhardt
    More Synthesis on Bundy Ranch 1. First, I just have to say that with regards to the Bundy Ranch situation, the PAIUTE INDIANS have been unavailable for comment. Just had to get that out there. Someone had to say it.2. The best source I have yet seen on the whole mess is the Brietbart piece that includes all of the legal filings and really even-handed explanations of the issues. Nobody’s clean in this.3. I was happy to see Karl Denninger chime in. The comment thread (as is often the case at is quite informative as well. KD confirms that...
  • Nevada Rancher: “I did not graze my cattle on United States property”

    04/14/2014 1:25:37 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 60 replies ^ | Monday, Apr 14, 2014
    Glenn will give additional analysis on this interview on tonight’s Glenn Beck Program on TheBlaze TV.Over the weekend, the ongoing conflict between Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), a federal agency that administers public land, came to a seeming conclusion when the BLM stood down and released Bundy’s cattle over safety concerns for their people on the ground. Some fringe media sites had been promoting the conflict as the possible beginning of a second American Revolution or the start of the “American Spring”. Glenn, however, has refused to do more than report the facts as...