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  • Dem Lawmakers Introduce Legislation To Ban A President Trump From Banning Muslims

    05/24/2016 2:54:22 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 75 replies
    Trump.News ^ | May 23, 2016 | Jon E. Dougherty
    ( Despite the fact that presidents generally have the authority to ban anyone from entering the U.S., for a host of reasons, a group of Democratic lawmakers wants to change that authority in a bid to preempt a President Donald Trump from doing what he thinks is best for U.S. national security. On the campaign trail Trump has called for a temporary ban on admitting anyone from Muslim-dominated countries with known terrorist entities at least until U.S. intelligence and Homeland Security officials find a way to properly vet these individuals. In the case of Syria, for example, the government is...
  • News anchor booed at graduation ceremony for anti-Trump remarks, speaking Spanish

    05/24/2016 2:04:39 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 109 replies
    Fox News Latino ^ | May 24, 2016
    A commencement ceremony turned unruly over the weekend when the keynote speaker, María Elena Salinas, one of the most prominent journalists in Spanish-language news in the U.S., underscored the achievement of the Latinos among graduates and made some remarks in Spanish. Non-Latino graduates and their guests at California State University, Fullerton’s College of Communications booed the Univision anchor and yelled at her to leave the stage, according to a student who was at the ceremony. In social media posts following the incident, the Peabody Award-winning journalist said she didn’t notice the uproar and chalked it up to "sad racism on...
  • Security Guard Arrested For Removing Man From Women's Bathroom

    05/24/2016 10:28:11 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 74 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | May 19, 2016 | Peter Hasson
    Update: Metro PD confirmed to The Daily Caller that they are treating the incident as a “suspected hate crime.” A female security guard working at a Washington, D.C. grocery store was arrested Monday afternoon for physically escorting a man out of the women’s restroom after he refused to leave because he identifies as a woman. The shopper — a young, African-American male who identified himself as Ebony Belcher to local news outlets — reportedly passed the security guard on his way into the women’s restroom at a Giant grocery store in Northeast D.C. After seeing Belcher walk into the women’s...
  • Hiroshima atomic bomb victims want apology from Obama

    05/19/2016 7:59:27 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 111 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | May 19, 2016
    Tokyo (AFP) - Victims of the atomic bombings of Japan want an apology from US President Barack Obama when he visits Hiroshima next week, the head of a survivors' group said Thursday. Obama will become the first sitting US president to visit Hiroshima, where the first atomic bomb was dropped on August 6, 1945, killing about 140,000 people in total. Tens of thousands were killed by the fireball that the powerful Hiroshima blast generated, with many more succumbing to injuries or illnesses caused by radiation in the weeks, months and years afterwards. Vast swathes of the city, including many of...
  • Caitlyn Jenner considering ‘de-transitioning’ ‘in the next couple years,’ author claims

    05/12/2016 6:37:13 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 97 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 12, 2016
    A Kardashian family biographer claims Caitlyn Jenner is experiencing regret over transitioning from male to female. Citing multiple sources close to the star, Ian Halperin told The Wrap that Jenner is considering transitioning back to male “in the next couple years.” Halperin said while doing research for his book “Kardashian Dynasty: The Controversial Rise of America’s Royal Family,” several sources indicated Jenner is unhappy. “One source confirmed to me Caitlyn has made whispers of ‘sex change regret,’ hinting she might go back to being Bruce Jenner,” Halperin told the entertainment website. The biographer said Jenner, 66, is allegedly interested in...
  • London mayor slams Trump's 'ignorant' view of Islam

    05/10/2016 7:23:14 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 180 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | May 10, 2016 | Jill Lawless
    LONDON (AP) — London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Tuesday slammed Donald Trump's "ignorant" view of Islam, after the Republican presidential contender suggested Khan could be exempted from a proposed temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States. Last year Trump proposed "a total and complete" ban on foreign Muslims entering the U.S. "until our country's representatives can figure out what the hell is going on." Asked how that policy would affect London's first Muslim mayor, Trump told The New York Times that "there will always be exceptions." But Khan said "this isn't just about me — it's about my friends,...
  • Bush chief of staff: A Trump presidency scares me

    05/06/2016 7:22:58 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 148 replies
    CBS News ^ | May 6, 2016 | Reena Flores
    Andy Card, who served as chief of staff to President George W. Bush, said on "CBS This Morning" Friday that the idea of Donald Trump as president worries him, citing the billionaire's "emotional" reactions as cause for concern. "Yes, he scared me," Card said. "I will admit, when Donald Trump entered the race, I didn't think he had a chance." "I want him to succeed, but he's gotta make the move to show me that he's worthy of my support, worthy of my vote," he added. "I will vote for a candidate -- right now I will probably write in...
  • John Boehner calls Ted Cruz "Lucifer in the flesh," "miserable" SOB

    04/28/2016 7:37:02 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 172 replies
    CBS News ^ | April 28, 2016 | Reena Flores
    John Boehner sounded off a litany of insults for Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz Wednesday night, labelling the Texas senator "Lucifer in the flesh" and a "miserable son of a bitch." "I have Democrat friends and Republican friends," the former House speaker said during a frank on-stage discussion at Stanford University Wednesday. "I get along with almost everyone, but I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life." Boehner, who retired from Congress at the end of October, also let loose on the two other GOP candidates in the race. Of his relationship with...
  • Annual costs of illegal aliens in the US

    04/14/2016 7:44:24 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 11 replies
    Email - author unknown | April 14, 2016 | Unknown
    WHY is the USA BANKRUPT? I hope the following 14 reasons are forwarded over and over again until they are read so many times that the readers gets sick of reading them. I also have included the URL's for verification of all the following facts. 1. $11 Billion to $22 billion is spent on welfare to illegal aliens each year by state governments. Verify At: 2. $22 Billion dollars a year is spent on food Assistance programs such as food stamps, WIC, and free school lunches for illegal aliens. Verify At: 3. $2.5 Billion dollars a year is...
  • Carson says no 'path forward' after primary losses, will not attend GOP debate

    03/02/2016 11:20:35 AM PST · by Rennes Templar · 122 replies
    Fox News ^ | Mar. 2, 2016
    Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson announced Wednesday that he sees no “political path forward” after his Super Tuesday losses -- and will not attend the upcoming Fox News debate. “I have decided not to attend the Fox News GOP Presidential Debate tomorrow night in Detroit,” he said in a statement Thursday. “Even though I will not be in my hometown of Detroit on Thursday, I remain deeply committed to my home nation, America. I do not see a political path forward in light of last evening’s Super Tuesday primary results. “However, this grassroots movement on behalf of “We the People”...
  • Who Is Marlene Ricketts? Secret Anti-Trump Donor Revealed As Chicago Cubs Owner

    02/22/2016 10:21:55 AM PST · by Rennes Templar · 33 replies
    IBT ^ | Feb. 21, 2016 | Jess McHugh
    The Our Principles PAC, a Republican super PAC working to take down GOP front-runner and real estate mogul Donald Trump, saw a boost from one of its largest secret donors, Chicago Cubs owner Marlene Ricketts, the New York Times reported Saturday. Ricketts reportedly donated $3 million to the Our Principles PAC to help fund some of its attack television ads against Trump. Ricketts and her husband, TD Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts, have almost single-handedly funded the super PAC, led by former Mitt Romney adviser Katie Packer. “I think they are both very weak candidates for our party,” Packer said of...
  • Amazing Rendition of the U.S. National Anthem

    02/20/2016 3:36:26 PM PST · by Rennes Templar · 33 replies ^ | Feb. 20, 2016 500 high school choir students sing the U.S. National anthem in a high-rise hotel. Each night before curfew, they gather on their balconies to sing the Star-Spangled Banner from the balconies of the 18-story atrium at Louisville's downtown Hyatt Regency as part of the Kentucky Music Educators convention. You can’t help it but get goose bumps when you hear them sing.
  • CNN Busted Attempting “Pre-Scripted Ambush” of Donald Trump During Live Town Hall Event

    02/19/2016 8:23:10 PM PST · by Rennes Templar · 89 replies
    Conservativetreehouse ^ | Feb. 19, 2016
    CNN advertised their two night candidate Town Hall event series as an informal opportunity for ordinary South Carolinians to ask the republican presidential candidates’ questions. However, when it came to the frontrunner, Donald Trump’s segment, there was nothing ordinary about at least one of the questioners, and absolutely nothing “random” about the combined intent. [all research citations below] By all impressions and appearances, CNN intentionally staged a confrontation with Donald Trump – evidenced by Mr. Cooper having an exact quote pre-arranged, and ready for use, at a very specific moment. Watch as Anderson Cooper calls upon Dr. Oran Smith, President...
  • FBI probes machete attack at Ohio restaurant, police say motive unclear

    02/12/2016 10:41:56 AM PST · by Rennes Templar · 95 replies
    Fox News ^ | Feb. 12, 2016
    The FBI is investigating a machete attack Thursday night that turned a popular, Israeli-owned restaurant in Columbus, Ohio, into a bloodbath, but local police say there is no indication so far of a terror motive. Of the four patrons wounded in the attack at the Nazareth Restaurant and Deli, one was in critical condition before being upgraded to “stable.” The attacker was identified as Mohammad Barry, a law enforcement source told Fox News. "There's nothing to lead us to believe this is anything more than a random attack," Columbus police spokesman Sgt. Rich Weiner told the The Columbus Dispatch. Weiner...
  • 'Completely open borders are inevitable,' predicts UK Labour's John McDonnell

    02/01/2016 2:54:43 PM PST · by Rennes Templar · 42 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | Jan. 31, 2016 | Tim Sculthorpe
    Completely open borders allowing unfettered migration around the world are 'inevitable', shadow chancellor John McDonnell claimed today. During an interview about the migrant crisis facing Europe, which could see more than a million people try to cross its borders this year, Mr McDonnell said the movement of people around the globe would render border controls 'irrelevant'. The shadow chancellor, a crucial close ally of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, said conflict, poverty and climate change would drive mass migration of people around the world. He told the BBC Sunday Politics: 'The movement of peoples across the globe will mean that borders...
  • Veterans group won't take Trump fundraiser donations

    01/28/2016 10:53:48 AM PST · by Rennes Templar · 62 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 28, 2016
    The head of an Iraq and Afghanistan veterans group says they will decline donations from the fundraising event Donald Trump plans to hold Thursday night as he sits out the Republican primary debate. Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America founder Paul Rieckhoff said on Twitter Wednesday that his group had not heard from the Trump campaign and did not know which organizations would be involved in the veterans event. Rieckhoff’s criticism wasn’t reserved only for Trump. He had a similar message for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz after a super PAC supporting the presidential candidate offered to donate $1.5 million to...
  • ‘My Voice Will Be Heard!’ Livid Trump Supporter Goes Off on GOP, National Review in Video Rant

    01/22/2016 2:30:23 PM PST · by Rennes Templar · 123 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | Jan. 22, 2016 | Kristinn Taylor
    A furious backlash is building against the full-on attack by some conservative leaders led by the National Review on leading Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. A woman in southern California who supports Trump posted a video overnight that has captured the mood of many Trump supporters fed up with being lectured and condescended to about what it means to be “conservative.” Kambree Nelson, a businesswoman dedicated to supporting veterans and helping the homeless, recorded the 10:48 stream of consciousness rant after watching the Kelly File on Fox News feature guests from the National Review hit team against Trump trash her...
  • Floodgates Open: Top Democrat Professor says I've never seen any...better plan (Trump Immigration)

    08/19/2015 6:41:52 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 9 replies ^ | August 18, 2005
    Demonstrating the broad appeal of his in-depth immigration plan released Sunday, Trump’s proposal has won the accolades of one of the nation’s leading experts on the H-1B visas program. The H-1B is a visa designed to provided corporations with cheaper and less experienced guest workers to fill technology jobs. Norm Matloff, a professor at UC Davis, has written extensively about H-1B visa abuses, and his work is widely cited in the H-1B reform community. Matloff, a self-described Democrat and “longtime admirer of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)16%,” gave Donald Trump’s H-1B policy “an A+” and was pleased that the Republican front...
  • Mexico: No, Donald Trump, we won't pay for a border wall

    08/13/2015 1:20:00 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 155 replies
    CBS News ^ | Aug. 13, 2015 | Jake Miller
    Turns out the Mexican government isn't so keen on Donald Trump's assertion that he will make Mexico pay for a wall along America's southern border. "Of course it's false," a spokesman for Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said of Trump's claim in a Bloomberg interview published Wednesday. "It reflects an enormous ignorance for what Mexico represents, and also the After firestorm over his comments about illegal immigrants, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump travels to the U.S.-Mexico border. CBS News C... Trump, a billionaire businessman who's seeking the Republican presidential nomination, has said repeatedly that the U.S. must build a wall...
  • It's Official -- Bernie Sanders Has Overtaken Hillary Clinton In the Hearts and Minds of Democrats

    06/25/2015 2:38:09 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 47 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | June 25, 2015 | H. A. Goodman
    According to PBS, Bernie Sanders is "gaining against Clinton in early polls." Salon's Bill Curry believes "Hillary Clinton is going lose," primarily because millions of voters longing for a truly progressive candidate will nominate Sanders. POLITICO explained recently that Early-state polls hint at a Bernie Sanders surge, a headline that was unthinkable only several months earlier. Yahoo's Meredith Shiner calls Sanders a "progressive social media star and pragmatic legislator" and states that "Sanders also has a much more substantial legislative history" than any GOP challenger. In Iowa, 1,100 people packed a gym to hear Bernie Sanders speak in May. In...
  • Muslim world reacts to Obama's latest speech (global warming threat)

    05/25/2015 9:21:51 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 18 replies
    youtube ^ | May 20, 2015
    Short video at link - hilarious!
  • Police: Woman fatally shot self while adjusting bra holster

    02/20/2015 3:55:54 AM PST · by Rennes Templar · 16 replies
    CBS News ^ | Feb. 19, 2015
    ST. JOSEPH, Mich. - Police say a 55-year-old woman who died after accidentally shooting herself in the head in January was adjusting a handgun in her bra holster when the gun fired. The St. Joseph Public Safety Department is awaiting a full autopsy report in the death of Christina Bond, but Director Mark Clapp released details about the circumstances surrounding the Jan. 1 shooting to the Kalamazoo Gazette on Wednesday. Clapp says Bond was "having trouble adjusting her bra holster, couldn't get it to fit the way she wanted it to. She was looking down at it and accidentally discharged...
  • Wisc. Governor Walker Hints He's Running For POTUS

    01/07/2015 9:48:51 AM PST · by Rennes Templar · 83 replies ^ | Jan. 7, 2015 | Jeff Dunetz
    As a guest on the Hugh Hewitt Show Tuesday evening, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker strongly suggested that he will be a candidate for president in 2016, "I feel that there’s a reason God put me in a spot to do the things that we’ve done and take on the kind of challenges we’ve done." Governor Walker is considered by some a strong candidate for the Republican presidential nomination. He is a Midwestern governor in a blue state who has taken on the unions and thanks to a recall election has won three elections in four years, so it was logical...
  • Arizona Shooting Range Instructor Killed by Girl With Uzi

    08/26/2014 6:50:05 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 92 replies
    NBC News ^ | Aug. 26, 2014
    A shooting range instructor in Arizona was accidentally shot and killed by a 9-year-old girl who was learning how to shoot an Uzi, authorities said on Tuesday. Charles Vacca, 39, was teaching the girl how to use the automatic weapon on Monday morning at the Last Stop outdoor shooting range in White Hills, Arizona, when she pulled the trigger and the kickback caused the gun to lurch over her head, investigators said. Vacca was hit by a stray bullet and airlifted to University Medical Center in Las Vegas, where he was pronounced dead late Monday. The girl was at the...
  • NFL Redskins show Ferguson support ("Hands up, don't shoot")

    08/20/2014 10:30:16 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 43 replies
    ESPN ^ | Aug. 20, 2014
    LANDOVER, Md. -- The "Hands up, don't shoot" protest has made its way to the NFL. The Washington Redskins secondary emerged from the stadium tunnel during pregame introductions Monday night with hands raised and palms forward. It was a show of solidarity with the people in Ferguson, Missouri, who are protesting the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Eleven players took part as the team was preparing to face the Cleveland Browns. Safety Ryan Clark said Brown "could have been any one of us. That could have been any one of our brothers, our cousins. ... When you get an opportunity...
  • Cochran foe challenges GOP Senate primary loss

    08/04/2014 2:00:31 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 41 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | Aug. 4, 2014 | Jack Elliot
    The tea party-backed lawmaker defeated by U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran in Mississippi's Republican primary said Monday that he has formally challenged the election's outcome with the state GOP. State Sen. Chris McDaniel filed the challenge with the Mississippi GOP state executive committee over Cochran's June 24 runoff victory, McDaniel attorney Mitch Tyner said during a news conference. McDaniel will have to prove there were enough illegally cast votes to change the outcome or that the election was so sloppily handled its result is in doubt. Mississippi voters don't register by party, but state law makes so-called crossover voting — casting...
  • Woman Can't Contain Herself Around "Handsome" Obama

    07/30/2014 2:29:47 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 69 replies
    NBC News ^ | July 30, 2014
    President Obama meets a woman at Bryant's BBQ in Kansas City Tuesday who can’t believe how “handsome” the president is in person. Vid at link
  • Laura Ingraham, Tea Party Giant Killer, Eyes Her Next Scalp

    07/28/2014 6:18:46 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 33 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | July 28, 2014 | Toby Harnden
    She has adopted a daughter from Guate­mala and was a speechwriter under President Reagan, who introduced an "amnesty" for three million illegal immigrants in the 1980s. With her striking good looks and her status as the most listened-to woman on American radio talk programmes, she might have seemed the ideal person to deliver a softer Republican message, as the party hopes to appeal to Hispanic voters. Laura Ingraham is having none of it, however. Instead, she is fast becoming the most powerful conser­vative voice denouncing any compromise on immigration and call­ing for the deportation of the Latin American children who...
  • Runaway Country: Why Is Washington (Obama) So Bad at Crisis Management?

    07/08/2014 7:26:12 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 38 replies
    NBC News ^ | July 8, 2014 | Chuck Todd
    Another week, another crisis for the Obama White House -- this time all the Central American children who have crossed into the country. Today, the White House is formally asking Congress for about $2 billion for immigration judges, attorneys, and asylum officials. But what we find striking is that this is yet another event controlling the White House rather than the other way around. Here is the formula, which we also saw recently with the crisis in Ukraine, the crisis at the VA, and the new crisis in Iraq: A conflict or public-policy problem gets a tremendous amount of media...
  • Children of Same-Sex Parents Are Healthier: Study

    07/07/2014 9:17:50 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 38 replies
    NBC News ^ | July 7, 2014 | Katie Holliday
    Children of same-sex parents have above average health and well-being, research by the University of Melbourne shows. The research was based on data from the Australian Study of Child Health in Same-Sex Families, which involved input from 315 same-sex parents and a total of 500 children. Of these participating families, 80 percent had female parents while 18 percent had male partners. "It appears that same-sex parent families get along well and this has a positive impact on health," said Dr Simon Crouch from the Jack Brockhoff Child Health and Wellbeing Program, Centre for Health Equity at the University of Melbourne....
  • Washington Redskins trademarks cancelled by Patent Office

    06/18/2014 7:25:04 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 54 replies
    Market Watch ^ | June 18, 2014 | Steve Goldstein
    WASHINGTON -- Six Washington Redskins trademarks were cancelled by the U.S. Patent Office in a ruling on Wednesday. The ruling was made because the terms were found disparaging at the time they were registered. Fifty U.S. senators have urged the team to change their name.
  • Obama Should Have Seen Iraq Unrest Coming, Experts Say

    06/17/2014 5:15:39 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 39 replies
    NBC News ^ | June 17, 2014 | Perry Bacon Jr.
    Lawmakers from both parties and even some non-partisan analysts say the Obama administration should have better anticipated the rise of Sunni militants, who captured Iraq’s second-largest city last week and could pose a terrorism threat both within and outside the country’s borders. With U.S. officials now scrambling to respond to the advances by The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the insurgent group that seized Mosul last week, some critics say there was either a failure by U.S. intelligence officials in assessing the strength of ISIS or Obama and his policy team didn’t react quickly enough. “It was very clear...
  • Is the violence in Iraq Obama's fault?

    06/13/2014 6:44:03 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 69 replies
    CBS News ^ | June 13, 2014 | Rebecca Kaplan
    The end of the Iraq war in 2011 was a high point of President Obama's first term, marking the completion of one of his most important campaign promises. But as Islamic militants capture cities and towns throughout Iraq and march toward the capital, Baghdad, the president once again faces the criticism that his foreign policy has failed. The violence has swept Iraq just two and a half years after the last U.S. troops departed following a nearly nine-year war. The gains made during the war have been wiped out with the rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria...
  • Rice declines Rutgers commencement invite; says it has become a distraction

    05/03/2014 8:08:47 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 3, 2014
    <p>Condoleezza Rice announced Saturday that she will not be delivering the commencement address at Rutgers University’s graduation ceremony this month, saying the invitation has become a "distraction."</p> <p>Commencement should be a time of joyous celebration for the graduates and their families. Rutgers' invitation to me to speak has become a distraction for the university community at this very special time,” the former secretary of state under President George W. Bush said in the statement.</p>
  • Why the new Benghazi emails aren't a smoking gun (The Rhodes brothers on deep spin cycle)

    05/01/2014 9:37:37 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 42 replies
    CBS News ^ | May 1, 2014 | John Dickerson
    Has the Benghazi "smoking gun" been found? Some White House critics believe that new documents wrestled from the White House by Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group, prove that the Obama administration concocted a cover-up: Political advisers pushed a false story that the murder of four Americans grew out of a protest against an anti-Islamic video in order to hide a policy failure that might hurt the president in an election year. The documents clearly show that the White House pushed the video story, but there's also proof that the White House believed the story they were pushing. ~snip~ It...
  • Why are some Democrats running from Obamacare?

    04/18/2014 9:30:06 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 36 replies
    CNN ^ | April 18, 2014 | Halimah Abdullah
    Washington (CNN) -- The Obamacare enrollment is 8 million strong and growing. Polls have shown that voters love popular provisions calling for mandatory coverage for maternity care and extending coverage for young people up to age 26 to stay on their parents' health insurance policies. And recent figures from the Congressional Budget Office show that Obamacare will cost about $5 billion less to implement in 2014 than originally estimated. Still, some Democrats have run from the President's signature health care reform law so fast, they've practically left skid marks. The question is: Will they run back? ~snip~ Last November, the...
  • High security risks found after launch(CBS headline)

    12/20/2013 6:57:30 AM PST · by Rennes Templar · 10 replies ^ | Dec. 20, 2013
    A top security officer told Congress there have been two, serious high-risk findings since the website’s launch, including one on Monday of this week, CBS News has learned. Teresa Fryer, the chief information security officer for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), revealed the findings when she was interviewed Tuesday behind closed doors by House Oversight Committee officials. The security risks were not previously disclosed to members of Congress or the public. Obama administration officials have firmly insisted there’s no reason for any concern regarding the website’s security. White House makes last-minute Obamacare rules changes Poll: Many...
  • Huckabee Singers Video: "The Twelve days of Obamacare"

    12/08/2013 6:03:30 AM PST · by Rennes Templar · 7 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 6, 2013 | National Nonsense Musical Satire Revue
    Vid at link:
  • Germany: Prepared to speak with Snowden

    11/01/2013 6:01:07 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 6 replies
    MyWay News via Drudge ^ | Nov. 1, 2013 | Gier Moulson
    BERLIN (AP) - Germany's top security official said Friday he will try and find a way for Edward Snowden to speak to German officials if the former National Security Agency contractor is willing to provide details about the NSA's activities including the alleged surveillance of Chancellor Angela Merkel's cellphone. The comments by Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich came after a German opposition lawmaker traveled to Moscow and met Snowden. The lawmaker, Hans-Christian Stroebele, said he received a letter from Snowden to German authorities that he planned to present later Friday. Stroebele, a Green party lawmaker, is a prominent critic of the...
  • Obamacare: Truth and Myths

    10/23/2013 8:48:34 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 28 replies
    ABC via Yahoo News ^ | Oct. 23, 2013 | Abby D. Phillip
    These days, it can be hard to separate truth from myth when it comes to the Affordable Care Act. Opponents of the law have sought to discredit it by repeating statements that aren't backed by facts, while its proponents do their own stretching of the truth. Here, we demystify some of the most vexing questions surrounding the new health care law: Myth: People are having difficulty signing up for health care everywhere. It's been all over the news since the Affordable Care Act's marketplaces opened for business on Oct 1: delays, broken web pages and glitches galore. While there have...
  • Man openly carrying gun cuts short high school soccer game as coach questions player, fan safety

    09/27/2013 3:25:29 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 30 replies
    MUSKEGON, MI -- A man who openly carried a holstered gun at a high school soccer game Thursday led Muskegon Western Michigan Christian leaders to halt the contest against Hudsonville Freedom Christian with 30 minutes remaining. The man, whose identity was not immediately available, was spotted with the weapon by a Warriors assistant coach, who alerted head coach David Hulings and assistant athletics director Fred VandenBrand. VandenBrand asked the man to leave, but he refused. Instead, he apparently took the firearm to his car and left it there before returning to the stands. His presence, and the uncertainty if the...
  • Ted Cruz Impersonates Darth Vader in 'Obamacare' Remarks ("The Rebel Alliance will prevail")

    09/27/2013 4:23:47 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 6 replies
    ABC News ^ | Sept. 26, 2013
    Short 5 sec ad before vid at link.
  • Bill Clinton: Chelsea would make a great president

    09/26/2013 9:16:34 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 60 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | Sept. 26, 2013 | Dylan Stableford
    In an interview with CNN's Piers Morgan that aired on Wednesday night, the former president was asked whether his wife or daughter would be better in the White House. "Day after tomorrow, my wife because she's had more experience," Clinton said. "Over the long run, Chelsea. She knows more than we do about everything. "There was a time in her childhood when I thought maybe she thought she did when she didn't, now it's highly embarrassing because she in fact does," he continued. "So, I feel like I'm going to school every day when we have a conversation." The 33-year-old...
  • [Update: September 20] Censored! IRS Scandal Being Buried by Big Three Networks

    09/20/2013 8:05:59 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 20 replies ^ | Sept. 20, 2013 | Geoffrey Dickens
    The Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) networks have colluded with the Obama administration to censor the latest IRS scandal news. The latest: On September 17 Paul Bedard of the Washington Examiner reported the following: “An ongoing House Ways and Means Committee probe of the IRS scandal has uncovered proof that the agency demanded donor lists almost exclusively from conservative groups and could make them public despite promises to destroy the sensitive tallies of contributors.” Committee officials told Secrets that of the 27 groups forced to cough up donor lists, 24 were conservative, nearly double the number suggested previously by IRS...
  • Syrian state media: Obama's Congress request is a "retreat"

    09/01/2013 7:26:02 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 26 replies
    AP via CBS ^ | Sept. 1, 2013
    A Syrian state-run newspaper on Sunday called President Barack Obama's decision to seek congressional approval before taking military action against Syria "the start of the historic American retreat." The gloating tone in the front-page article in the Al-Thawra daily followed Obama's unexpected announcement on Saturday that he would ask Congress to support a strike punishing the President Bashar Assad's regime for the alleged use of chemical weapons. The decision marked a stark turnabout for the White House, which had appeared on the verge of ordering U.S. forces to launch a missile attack against Syria. As the Obama administration waits for...
  • Snowden deals blow to ‘global electronic prison camp’ – Russian Orthodox Church

    08/01/2013 11:01:59 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 29 replies
    Russia Today ^ | July 30, 2013
    Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin has praised Russian authorities for not caving in to pressure from abroad, saying granting asylum to US whistleblower Edward Snowden would help prevent the establishment of a ‘global electronic prison camp’. “It is encouraging news that Russia is demonstrating its independence in this case as it has in many others, despite the pressure” said the head of the Holy Synod’s Department for Relations between the Church and Society. Vsevolod Chaplin added that the Snowden saga has been broadly discussed both on the domestic and international level, with Russia’s position potentially bolstering its image as a country upholding...
  • Outrage in Italy over banana attack on black minister

    07/27/2013 9:10:05 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 41 replies
    The Economic Times ^ | July 27, 2013
    ROME: The latest racist attack against Italy's first black minister, in which a banana was hurled at her during a rally, sparked outrage across the political spectrum Saturday. Immigration Minister Cecile Kyenge was speaking a Democratic Party (PD) rally on Friday when an unidentified spectator threw a banana at her, missing the stage but sparking reactions of disgust from across the country. Shocking cases of abuse have multiplied against Kyenge, an Italian citizen born in the Democratic Republic of Congo, climaxing earlier this month with a member of the anti-immigration Northern League party who likened her to an orangutan. Kyenge,...
  • Pioneering journalist Helen Thomas dies at 92

    07/20/2013 8:26:48 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 45 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 20, 2013
    WASHINGTON – Helen Thomas, a pioneer for women in journalism, has died, Fox News confirms. She was 92. The irrepressible White House correspondent who used her seat in the front row to grill ten presidents -- often to their discomfort and was not shy about sharing her opinions, died at her apartment in Washington. According to friend Muriel Dobbin, Thomas had been ill for al ong time, and in and out of the hospital before coming home Thursday. Thomas made her name as a bulldog for United Press International in the great wire-service rivalries of old, and as a pioneer...
  • Booz Allen Hamilton: What You Don't Know About Snowden's Former Employer

    06/25/2013 7:36:05 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 44 replies
    Daily Paul Liberty Forum ^ | June 24, 2013 | Tommy Paine
    Let's take another trip down the rabbit hole, shall we? Lost in the Edward Snowden debate is a critical look at his former employer, the company doing the spying on Americans in the first place: Booz Allen Hamilton. Booz Allen Hamilton is a government contractor, with 99% of its revenue coming from the US government. Not only does it receive money from the NSA, but also the US Army, US Navy, US Air Force, US Marine Corps, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, the FBI and ... the IRS. In addition, Booz Allen is heavily connected to the CIA....
  • Monument to Michelle Obama ancestor toppled in Ga.

    06/11/2013 6:44:42 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 23 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | June 11, 2013
    <p>Short AP articles must be excerpted to 50% at all times.</p>