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  • [Satire] House Speaker Pleads for Hillary to Turn Over Computer Server [semi-satire]

    04/25/2015 12:54:36 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    GOP Briefing Room Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 25 April 2015 | John Semmens
    A new slew of allegations has emerged implying that the Clinton Foundation may have accepted bribes in exchange for Hillary to use her Secretary of State status to influence government policy. An example of possible influence peddling was her support for Russia's acquisition of a major stake in American uranium mining. "It looks like she violated the law, and the idea that she was going to use her own server and do official business on it goes against every transparency issue that the President likes to tout," House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) observed. "She should turn that server and all...
  • Taxpayer-Funded Video Promoting Eric Holder as ĎPeopleís Lawyerí--Agitprop on your dime

    04/24/2015 4:38:59 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    PJ Media ^ | April 24, 2015 | J. Christian Adams
    Behold, your tax dollars at work. The Department of Justice has produced this slick video promoting Eric Holderís legacy as the ďPeopleís Lawyer.Ē
  • "The Devil is Trying to Discredit Me": Controversial Pastor Defends Trying to Buy Gulfstream Jet

    04/24/2015 7:58:37 AM PDT · by sevinufnine · 65 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | April 24, 2015 | Jack Crone
    A controversial US pastor has defended trying to buy a $65million private jet with worshippers' donations and responded to critics by claiming 'the devil is trying to discredit' him. Reverend Creflo Dollar, 53, launched an appeal last month for 200,000 people to each donate '$300 or more' so that he could purchase a Gulfstream G650 to replace his current damaged aircraft.
  • Hillary summoned to May 18 public hearing

    04/23/2015 10:04:36 PM PDT · by PROCON · 68 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | April 23, 2015 | Susan Ferrechio
    A House investigatory panel has summoned Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to testify at a May 18 public hearing about her use of a private email server during her tenure as secretary of state. The panel, which is probing the September 2012 terrorist attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, has scheduled a second public hearing one month later, on June 18, to grill Clinton about Benghazi. Both hearings are contingent upon Clinton providing "a complete record" about her role before, during and after the attacks, which killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. That may be...
  • Hillary camp: Look, thereís not a ďshred of evidenceĒ any of this foreign money led to corruption

    04/23/2015 7:11:39 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 75 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/23/2015 | Guy Benson
    Perhaps not the the most effective messaging in the history of politics, but this is the corner in which Team Hillary finds itself, in the wake of two major bombshells that detonated this morning: Shorter Clinton Campaign: ‚ÄúAll of this smoke is not caused by a fire.‚ÄĚ https://t.co/E6gUyAuuuj pic.twitter.com/U4Zv5fWO7Q¬ó Logan Dobson (@LoganDobson) April 23, 2015 The New York Times (building on reporting in the forthcoming book ‚ÄėClinton Cash‚Äô) revealed the sordid web of cash and coziness wherein the Clintons and their foundation found themselves much richer, and the Russian government found itself in possession of a very large percentage...
  • How Much More Can Hillary! Take? The New York Times Strikes Another Blow at the Dowager Empress

    04/23/2015 1:27:06 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 04/23/2015 | Michael Walsh
    As I‚Äôve been saying for months now, she‚Äôs toast: The headline in Pravda trumpeted President Vladimir V. Putin¬ís latest coup, its nationalistic fervor recalling an era when the newspaper served as the official mouthpiece of the Kremlin: ¬ďRussian Nuclear Energy Conquers the World.¬Ē The article, in January 2013, detailed how the Russian atomic energy agency, Rosatom, had taken over a Canadian company with uranium-mining stakes stretching from Central Asia to the American West. The deal made Rosatom one of the world¬ís largest uranium producers and brought Mr. Putin closer to his goal of controlling much of the global uranium...
  • Paul: Obama White House, Congress Should Both Consider Investigating Hillary Clintonís Uranium Deal

    04/23/2015 11:47:20 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 49 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 23 April 2015 | Matthew Boyle
    Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), a 2016 GOP presidential candidate, told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview on Thursday morning that President Barack Obama should investigate former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clintonóand that heís pushing for a congressional investigation as wellóafter a New York Times report on Wednesday evening based on an explosive new book uncovered her role in a shady Uranium deal. Paul, who was previously briefed on the findings of the forthcoming Peter Schweizer book Clinton Cash, said: This really has been the particular case of the Clinton Cash that bothers me the most and that should bother...
  • Malkin: SleazeBob Menendez's 36DD Visa Program

    04/21/2015 5:18:56 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | April 22, 2015 | Michelle Malkin
    America has an alphabet soup of visa programs for foreigners to choose from: B-1 for business visitors, B-2 for tourists, EB-5 for investors, F-1 for students, and so on. All are overwhelmed, loosely monitored and riddled with fraud and corruption. According to the recently unsealed federal indictment against him, sleazy Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., took it upon himself to add his own very special, crooked path to the U.S. Call it the 36DD Visa. The New York Post recounted this weekend how Menendez and his staff pressured the State Department to expedite the foreign tourist and student visa approval processes...
  • Wisconsin Burning

    04/20/2015 10:06:58 AM PDT · by grandpa jones · 4 replies
    nuke's-n2l's ^ | 4-20-15 | nuke
    It is hardly a new concept. The very same Democrat Party used these tactics over 50 years ago in my home state of Mississippi. The primary enforcers of Party doctrine in those days was the Ku Klux Klan. The victims were Black Americans who wanted nothing more than to exercise their First Amendment rights, and to participate in the political process and vote. In turn, they were subjected to harassment, intimidation, and much, much worse. It didnít end with a kumbaya moment of clarity on the part of the Democrats-In-Charge. No, it ended with the exposure of the criminal activity,...
  • Hillary Clinton's Big Benefactor Has Trade Links with Iran

    04/19/2015 7:08:01 AM PDT · by libstripper · 9 replies
    Newsweek ^ | April 18, 2015 | Rory Ross
    Enemies of Hillary Clinton waiting to discredit her bid for the White House are likely to seize on news that one of the biggest benefactors to the Clinton Foundation has been trading with Iran and may be in breach of US sanctions imposed on the country. Ukrainian oligarceh Victor Pinchuk, 54, has courted the Clintons for at least nine years Ė in the United States, the Alps and Ukraine. Earlier this year, he was confirmed as the largest individual contributor to the Clinton Foundation, whose aims include the creation of ďeconomic opportunity and growthĒ. He also has links to the...
  • Clintons Refused to Return Money from Iranian Government Front Group

    04/18/2015 3:19:52 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 30 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | March 26, 2015 | Brent Scher
    The Clinton Foundation refused to return more than $50,000 of contributions from a group described by federal government investigators as a ďfrontĒ for the ďMullahs who dominate Iran.Ē
  • Walter Scott was driving his passenger home for a cookout...shot dead by South Carolina cop

    04/17/2015 1:40:52 PM PDT · by familyop · 134 replies
    Associated Press and Dailymail.com ^ | 16 April 2015 | Associated Press and Dailymail.com Reporter
    Walter Scott and his passenger were looking forward to having a cookout when he was pulled over and shot dead by a South Carolina police officer, it has emerged. Scott, 50, and Pierre Fulton, his friend of several years, had met for breakfast on April 4 before Scott drove him to a church...Scott was behind $18,000 in his child support payments and family members have said he may have run because he was worried about going to jail.
  • Federal court: no liability for PA judge who made up criminal charge

    04/13/2015 7:09:37 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 36 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Apr 13, 2015 | Rachel Martin
    Judiciary Federal court: no liability for PA judge who made up criminal charge By Rachel MartinPublished April 13, 2015watchdog.org A federal court recently told a Lawrence County woman sheís simply out of luck and canít sue local officials, including a Common Pleas judge who apparently made up a criminal charge that was used to place her on electronic monitoring. A judge has absolute civil immunity, even if the action ďwas in error, was done maliciously, or was in excess of his authority,Ē the three-judge panel ruled in its six-page opinion. Judge Thomas Piccione had ordered Lynn Van Tassel to report...
  • What Debt Ceiling? Just Stop the Clock!

    04/10/2015 9:38:56 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 5 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 4-10-2015 | John Linder
    Kabuki theater has returned to Washington, D.C. The statutory ceiling on borrowing was reached more than three weeks ago. The Treasury Department just stopped the clock on March 15. The total debt of the U.S. government remains at $18,112,975,000,000, which is $25 million below the statutory limit. In due course Congress will take up the issue of raising the debt ceiling. That will open the gates for front-page stories about a divided Republican Party risking a default and crashing credit markets across the globe. Some will try to use this vote to force policy changes such as ending Obamacare or...
  • That Was Then, This Is Now: A Tale of Two Senators: One got away, the other is prosecuted.

    04/09/2015 5:37:07 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/09/2015 | Jeff Lipkes
    Once upon a time, before he was a Senator, X worked for a law firm that helped a shady developer score $43 million in government funding. When X left the firm and became a legislator, he helped the developer get another $14 million in taxpayer funds, with $855,000 in fees for his former boss and the developer. In return, the slumlord funneled at least a quarter million dollars to Senator Xís campaigns. He also enabled the Senator to buy a $1.56 million mansion by purchasing an adjacent lot the seller also owned and insisted on selling at the same time....
  • Obamaís Latest SCREW UP Revealed After ĎAccidentlyí Giving Away Your Money

    04/08/2015 5:01:57 AM PDT · by blueyon · 8 replies
    madworldnews/com ^ | 4/7/15 | Alisha Rich
    It has been revealed that thousands of taxpayer dollars have been approved to pay for disability benefits of hundreds of people that never should have received a dime, and it was all done because of an accident. The Social Security Administration (SSA) was approving some Puerto Ricans for disability benefits because they donít speak English as their first language, but they all were residing in Puerto Rico ó where Spanish is the predominant language.
  • Lying Democrats: Harry Reid, Hillary Clinton, Eric Holder have no shame

    04/07/2015 9:00:12 AM PDT · by PROCON · 13 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | April 5, 2015 | Joseph Curl
    ANALYSIS/OPINION: Something happens to men and women when they gain a proximity to power. Most in public service, one can only assume, begin with noble purpose: to serve, to change and improve the world ó whether that be a small town or, literally, the world. Soon enough, many ó not all, but many ó want only to stay in that position of power, and will do what it takes, whatever it takes, to stay there. Where once they talked only of their dreams and ambitions, not for themselves, but for those they served, soon enough they spend their days tearing...
  • The Russian Roots of Terrorism

    04/07/2015 6:16:53 AM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 16 replies
    Accuracy in Media ^ | Ciff Kincaid
    We have heard repeatedly about Americans and Europeans fighting for ISIL, but little attention is being devoted to the Russian-speaking foreign fighters that make up the group. Their numbers are estimated at 500 or more. Omar al-Shishani is usually described as a prominent Islamic State fighter who is Chechen. In fact, he was born in the former Soviet republic of Georgia and was trained there. Some reports suggest these fighters are opposed to the Russian-backed Assad regime in Syria and Russia itself. But if this is the case, then why is Russia opposed to U.S. bombing of these terrorists? NBC...
  • Katie Pavlich: The deception of the Obama Department of Justice

    04/06/2015 2:43:49 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 6, 2015 | Katie Pavlich
    Throughout Barack Obamaís tenure in the White House heís been accused of leading a lawless presidency and cheapening the rule of law through his Department of Justice. Many say these accusations are simply based in politics, but a closer look at the way the Department of Justice has handled multiple cases in federal court suggest misleading or lying to judges is a habit, not a mistake. Most recently, weíve seen this happen in the case surrounding President Obamaís executive action on illegal immigration. Twenty-six states are suing against the action, and in February, U.S. District Court Judge Andrew Hanen issued...
  • A Flawed Legal Analysis Is Helping Lois Lerner

    04/06/2015 1:27:41 PM PDT · by detective · 24 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | 04/04/2015 | Hans von Spakovsky
    On March 31, Ronald Machen, the outgoing U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, wrote House Speaker John Boehner to inform him that the Justice Department would not present Lois Lernerís contempt citation to a federal grand jury. The letter explaining his decision is an exercise in misdirectionóthe kind of misdirection that magicians use to fool an audience. Why? Because at no point in his detailed, seven-page legal analysis does Machen mention the most important point demonstrating that Lerner did, in fact, waive her Fifth Amendment right.
  • Top US public employee union AFSCME gave $65M in 2014, mostly to Democrats, progressive groups

    04/05/2015 5:18:09 PM PDT · by yuffy · 2 replies
    Fox news ^ | ∑Published April 05, 2015 | Jason Hart
    American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees -- the countryís largest trade union for public employees -- gave more than $65 million last year to politicians, lobbyists and activist groups, according to 2014 federal reports obtained by Watchdog.org. AFSCME is funded by roughly 1.4 million members and mandatory fees taken from 125,255 nonmembers. Critics argue AFSCME gets its revenue from taxpayers so its donations are essentially indirect support for Democratic politicians, political activist groups and bigger government. AFSCMEís 2014 report to the Labor Department showed $64,585,115 in Political Activities and Lobbying spending. The union also reported more than $1...
  • Actor Says Clinton Vouches for Accuracy of TV Show SATIRE

    04/05/2015 9:39:21 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 5 April 2015 | John Semmens
    Kevin Spacey, star of the critically acclaimed Netflix series "House of Cards," told reporters that former President Bill Clinton confirmed that "99% of what you've shown in the series is essentially true." In the show, Spacey plays Frank Underwood, an ambitious sociopath who manipulates and murders his way to higher office. In the first season he started out as the Democratic Whip in the House of Representatives. By the end of season three he is the President of the United States with a body-count of three on his covert resume. Spacey said that "my good friend Bill boasted that he'd...
  • What Was Indicted Doctor Hoping to Buy With $100k Donation to Harry Reidís Super PAC?

    04/05/2015 4:16:40 AM PDT · by JustaCowgirl · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/04/2015 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    In its indictment of Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Dr. Salomon Melgen, a Florida opthalmologist, the Department of Justice cites Melgenís $600,000 donation to Senator Harry Reidís (D-NV) Senate Majority PAC in 2012. That money, the feds charge, was earmarked for the successful re-election of Menendez, and was part of ďhundreds of thousands of dollars and contributions to entities that benefitted MENENDEZís 2012 Senate campaign, in exchange for specific requested exercises of MENENDEZís official authority.Ē The indictment makes no mention of the additional $100,000 Melgen contributed to the Senate Majority PAC a mere two weeks before Reid arranged an August...
  • Read Cylvia Hayes' 94,000 emails with governor's office staff

    04/04/2015 10:42:33 AM PDT · by dila813 · 17 replies
    oregonlive ^ | April 04, 2015 at 10:17 AM, updated April 04, 2015 at 10:20 AM | Laura Gunderson
    After Friday afternoon's release of 94,000 emails between Cylvia Hayes and former Gov. John Kitzhaber's staffers, reporters poured over the documents dating back to the beginning of his third term in 2011. Now it's your turn. Cast of characters The Governor's office Mike Bonetto, Kitzhaber's chief of staff, had a front-row seat to the blurring between Hayes' public and private roles. No longer working in the governor's office. .........snip........ You can access the same archive as reporters by going to this link on Gov. Kate Brown's state site.
  • Squatter living rent and mortgage free

    04/04/2015 6:16:10 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 35 replies
    Fox 32 Chicago ^ | Apr 2, 2015 | Craig Wal
    CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - Tinley Park squatter living rent and mortgage free The problem with squatters is hitting home in an upscale Tinley Park Subdivision. On Mallow Street where homes sell for $350,000 or more, a woman has been living in a house rent and mortgage free for two years. ďIt's very frustrating, our property taxes are very high, I work nights to pay mine and to help support my family. And I just see her coming and going without a care in the world it's enormously frustrating,Ē said neighbor Patti Yara. And no one is more frustrated than...
  • Va. governor eliminates criminal history questions on state job applications

    04/03/2015 4:54:54 PM PDT · by don-o · 62 replies
    WJHL-TV ^ | pril 3, 2015 | Jordan Moore
    BRISTOL, VA (WJHL) - Applications for state jobs in Virginia will no longer will include questions regarding a person's criminal history. Governor Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order removing criminal history questions from state employment applications Friday. Under the order, employment decisions won't be based on an applicant's criminal history unless it's specifically related to the job they are being considered for. While it only applies to state employment applications, the order also encourages similar hiring practices for private employers throughout the Commonwealth. Some business owners we spoke to in Bristol, Virginia are not on board with the idea.
  • Obamaís Justice Department Charges Menendez Ö But Not Reid

    04/03/2015 2:31:56 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 15 replies
    PJ Media ^ | April 3, 2015 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    The Obama Justice Department has filed its much anticipated corruption indictment against Senator Robert Menendez. He is the New Jersey Democrat who, from his powerful senior seat on the Senateís Foreign Relations Committee, has vehemently opposed President Obamaís negotiations with the jihadist regime in Iran, as well as his outreach to Castroís Cuba. Two things about the Obama administration cannot be denied. First, the president is desperate to cut a deal with the mullahs on their nuclear program, so much so that he has erased virtually every red line he ever purported to draw and has not been shy about...
  • Former Wichita administrator one of 11 Atlanta educators convicted in test cheating scandal

    04/03/2015 8:43:07 AM PDT · by jonefab · 5 replies
    Wichita Eagle ^ | 04/01/2015 4:00 PM | KATE BRUMBACK
    ATLANTA Eleven former Atlanta public school educators were convicted Wednesday of racketeering for their role in a wide-ranging conspiracy to inflate scores on studentsí standardized tests. One of those convicted was Tamara Cotman, a former upper-level administrator for Wichita schools. Only one teacher was acquitted of all charges. The 11 convicted represented teachers, testing coordinators and other administrators who were accused of participating in the conspiracy dating to 2005, motivated by pressure to meet federal and local standards to receive bonuses or keep their jobs in the Atlanta Public Schools district of about 50,000 students. A state investigation in 2011...
  • Email: Gov. McAuliffe rebuffed interviews by federal agents [Virginia]

    04/02/2015 12:12:56 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 15 replies
    WDBJ7.com ^ | April 2, 2015 | AP
    An email obtained by The Associated Press shows that Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's office rebuffed interview requests with a federal agent investigating the U.S. government's investor-visa program. The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General twice asked McAuliffe for an interview in the summer of 2014 but said in a recent report that the efforts were "unsuccessful." McAuliffe spokesman Brian Coy told The AP the governor was too busy "running the commonwealth" to sit down with investigators but offered to provide any specific information agents needed.
  • Former Atlanta educators jailed in test cheating scandal

    04/02/2015 10:37:30 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 11 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 4/2/2015 | KATE BRUMBACK
    ATLANTA (AP) ó A group of former Atlanta educators convicted in a test cheating scandal were locked up in jail Thursday as they await sentences that could send them to prison for years. In one of the nation's largest cheating scandals of its kind, the 11 defendants were convicted Wednesday of racketeering for their roles in a scheme to inflate students' scores on standardized exams. They include teachers, a principal and other administrators, who were accused of falsifying test results to collect bonuses or keep their jobs in the 50,000-student Atlanta public school system. A 12th defendant, a teacher, was...
  • Pistols At Dawn

    04/02/2015 6:53:43 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 35 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | 4-2-15 | Scott McKay
    Have you seen it? The outgoing Senate minority leader Harry Reid, whose pitiful lie about being severely beaten in a vicious attack by an elastic exercise band continues largely unchallenged by our lugubrious mainstream media, said in an interview with CNNís Dana Bash that he had no regrets about another pitiful lie he told back in 2012. Asked whether he felt any regret for defaming then-Republican nominee Mitt Romney in 2012 by accusing him of tax evasion, in no less a venue than the floor of the U.S. Senate where he would be immune from suit, Reidís answer was haughty...
  • Grand jury indicts Robert Menendez on corruption charges

    04/01/2015 4:10:50 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 25 replies
    Politico ^ | April 1, 2015 | By John Bresnahan
    New Jersey Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez has been indicted on 14 federal corruption charges, including allegedly accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in improper gifts and campaign contributions in exchange for using his office to help a close friend and donor. The 68-page indictment against Menendez was handed down by a federal grand jury in Newark on Wednesday afternoon. Also indicted was Dr. Salomon Melgen, a longtime Menendez friend and close associate. The two men had been at the center of a lengthy criminal probe by the Justice Department and FBI. According to the indictment, ďMenendez accepted close to $1...
  • Atlanta cheating scandal teachers go to cells in hand-cuffs: Eleven educators face up to...

    04/01/2015 7:17:14 PM PDT · by PROCON · 32 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | April 1, 2015 | Belinda Robinson For Mail Online and Associated Press Reporter
    Full title: Atlanta cheating scandal teachers go to cells in hand-cuffs: Eleven educators face up to 20 years in prison for inflating their students' test scores to get bonus money for their schools . . . and for themselves The 11 teachers, testing coordinators and other administrators were convicted Wednesday of racketeering after a five-year investigation Evidence of cheating was found in 44 schools across the Atlanta school system, with nearly 180 educators involved A racketeering charge could carry up to 20 years in prison and most of the defendants will be sentenced on April 8 The cheating came to...
  • IRSís Lois Lerner wonít be charged with contempt

    04/01/2015 1:10:01 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 59 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 1, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    The Obama administration informed House Speaker John A. Boehner this week it will not prosecute former IRS executive Lois G. Lerner for contempt of Congress, concluding that she did not waive her Fifth Amendment rights to avoid answering questions when she was called to testify nearly two years ago. Ms. Lerner, the figure at the center of the IRSís tea party targeting scandal, is still facing investigation over the intrusive scrutiny of conservative groups, but the decision by U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen not to pursue the contempt charge approved by the U.S. House does away with at least some of...
  • One Out of Three SEIU Dollars Goes to Overhead, Politics

    04/01/2015 11:32:30 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 6 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | April 1, 2015 | Bill McMorris
    Labor giant SEIU spent more than $100 million on union overhead and political activities in 2014, according to federal labor filings released Tuesday evening. The union collected about $320 million from its 1.8 million members, who are primarily government employees and health care workers. For every $3 that a union member contributed to its coffers, $1 went to functions outside of membership services. The union spent about $55 million paying union administrators and covering overhead costs, including more than $276,000 to president Mary Kay Henry.
  • Obamaís Strategy on Climate Change, Part of Global Deal, Is Revealed ( Executive Action)

    03/31/2015 6:32:18 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 23 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 3/31/2015 | CORAL DAVENPORT
    WASHINGTON ó The White House on Tuesday introduced President Obamaís blueprint for cutting greenhouse gas emissions in the United States by nearly a third over the next decade. Mr. Obamaís plan, part of a formal written submission to the United Nations ahead of efforts to forge a global climate change accord in Paris in December, detailed the United Statesí part of an ambitious joint pledge made by Mr. Obama and President Xi Jinping of China in November. The United States and China are the worldís two largest greenhouse gas polluters. Mr. Obama said the United States would cut its emissions...
  • Hillary Rodham Nixon ó Even He Didn't Destroy The Tapes

    03/31/2015 4:09:37 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 26 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | March 31, 2015 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Scandal: RNC Chairman Reince Priebus reminds us of the similarity between the 18-1/2-minute gap that doomed a presidency and an email server wiped clean by a lawyer who served on a Watergate committee staff. Hillary Clinton should know better, know that the cover-up is often worse than any crime, for she once worked as a member of the impeachment inquiry staff for the House Judiciary Committee investigating the "third-rate burglary" at the Watergate Hotel that doomed Richard Nixon's presidency. The end came when tapes of presidential conversations were found and became public knowledge with one tape containing that famous 18-1/2-minute...
  • What can We do?

    03/31/2015 1:11:10 PM PDT · by demshateGod · 33 replies
    3.31.2015 | Me
    I've just about given up on America. My hope is to teach my kids so they can maintain decency in an evil world. We're educating them, teaching them about God, decency, Western culture, beauty, and truth. My fear is they'll inherit an Idiocracy at best, and a Satanic theocracy at worst. We're on the road to both. God will not be surprised by it either way. Nothing in the political process gives me any hope. Nothing. Not even Ted Cruz because he still has faith in the political system. Even when he gets bounced out of the primary by the...
  • Hillary Agonistes

    03/31/2015 12:32:44 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 30 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 3-31-15 | J. R. Dunn
    Hillary is not going to run for president. Oh, she may put her name up. But run, as in the sense of actually campaigning, thatís another story altogether. Thereís a line from the first Godfather thatís always stuck in my mind. Sollozzo (Al Lettieri), the familyís deadly enemy who has just taken an almost fatal crack at Don Corleone, bends forward and near-whispers, ďCould I have gotten to him ten years ago?Ē That line has been running through my mind the past several weeks as the e-mail saga has unfolded: Could anybody have gotten to Hillary ten years ago? The...
  • Ex-Feds Accused Of Pocketing Bitcoins During Investigation

    03/30/2015 2:32:11 PM PDT · by Theoria · 9 replies
    NPR ^ | 30 March 2015 | Krishnadev Calamur
    Two former federal agents accused of stealing bitcoins have been charged with wire fraud, money laundering and related offenses, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement. Carl Force, a former special agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration, and Shaun Bridges, a former Secret Service special agent, were both part of a Baltimore task force investigating Silk Road, the online marketplace often labeled the eBay of the drug trade. Force was given the task of establishing communications with Ross Ulbricht, aka "Dread Pirate Roberts," the San Francisco man who has been linked to Silk Road. Ulbricht was convicted last month...
  • Corruption Scandals Led to Harry Reidís Abrupt ďRetirementĒ

    03/30/2015 10:17:29 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 24 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | March 30, 2015
    Youíd never know it from the mainstream media puff pieces of Harry Reidís sudden retirement, but it was a long string of corruption scandalsóincluding a recent one involving his attorney sonóthat drove the veteran Nevada senator to abruptly leave public office. For nearly a decade Judicial Watch has investigated and exposed Reidís involvement in a multitude of transgressions and JW even warned the Senate Ethics Committee, but not surprisingly, no action was ever taken. On multiple occasions the Senate minority leader appeared on JWís ďTen Most Wanted Corrupt PoliticiansĒ list for his role in a number of political scandals that...
  • Reid says whistleblowers lobbing accusations at him are Ďa bunch of whinersí

    03/30/2015 2:28:26 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 33 replies
    Washington Times ^ | March 30, 2015 | David Sherfinski and Stephen Dinan
    "An inspector general called them courageous, but Sen. Harry Reid said Friday that the government whistleblowers who accused him of using political pressure to try to win special treatment for a Las Vegas casino were ďa bunch of whiners.Ē ........[Homeland Security Inspector General John] Roth said the special treatment was brought to his attention by more than 15 whistleblowers ó an extraordinary number, in Mr. Rothís judgment ó who believed Mr. Mayorkas was caving to political pressure. ďThat so many individuals were willing to step forward and tell us what happened is evidence of deep resentment about Mr. MayorkasĎ actions...
  • New probe into Clinton's Muslim assistant Huma Abedin started by Senate

    03/29/2015 2:48:55 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 29 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | 03/29/2015 | Jim Kouri
    Senate Republicans are again attempting to ascertain why former-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton top assistant Huma Abedin, was allowed to keep working at the State Department under a special, part-time status while also being employed at a politically-connected consulting firm, according to news reports on Saturday. Questions also linger about Ms. Abedin's alleged connection to the Muslim Brotherhood's women's auxiliary while having access to classified information and documents.
  • Feldman: Obama's One Fine Mess of Potage

    03/29/2015 10:23:30 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | March 29, 2015 | Clarice Feldman
    In the Bible, Esau sold his birthright for a mess of potage -- some red lentil soup, to be exact. Looking at the weekís events, it seems that this country has sold its glorious birthright of constitutional government by honest men and women for a mess of potage -- a false promise of hope and change delivered by a glib huckster and his shady friends. The deceit and lawlessness of Obama and those around him and the consequences have never been clearer than they were this week. Nothing shows better the unprincipled nature of the administration and the acquiescence of...
  • Remembrance of Clintons Past - "They have no capacity for embarrassment."

    03/29/2015 1:01:33 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 21 replies
    The National Review ^ | March 29, 2015 | George Will
    <p>An abscess of anger seems to gnaw at Hillary Clinton, but the reasons for her resentments remain unclear. The worldís oldest party, which governed the nation during two world wars and is the primary architect of Americaís regulatory and redistributive state, is eager to give her its presidential nomination, in recognition of . . . what?</p>
  • The Real Reason Harry Reid is Retiring

    03/28/2015 6:55:49 PM PDT · by JustaCowgirl · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/28/15 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    Dirty Harry is getting out of town why? He's afraid of a Republican Attorney General! A Republican Attorney General would be almost certain to initiate a criminal investigation into Reidís abuse of his political power in a brazen intervention in the Department of Homeland Securityís (DHS) issuance of EB-5 visas to investors in a Las Vegas casino and hotel that was represented by his son, Rory Reid, as was highlighted in a report released by the Inspector General of DHS last week.
  • Kerry Mentions Iranian Son-in-Law in Greeting to Iran

    01/25/2014 9:06:33 PM PST · by Mortrey · 66 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | March 30, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    In a greeting to the Iranian people on the occasion of the traditional New Year (Nowruz) holiday last week, Secretary of State John Kerry exposed a secret that journalists and academics have been agonizing over for the past six weeks: the fact that his daughter has married an Iranian-American who has extensive family ties to Iran. ďI am proud of the Iranian-Americans in my own family, and grateful for how they have enriched my life,Ē Kerry said in the official statement.
  • THE REAL REASON HARRY REID IS RETIRING [fear of prosecution by GOP president]

    03/28/2015 4:43:28 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 67 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 28, 2015 | by MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY
    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) explains his shocking decision to not seek re-election and retire when his term ends in 2016 by telling the New York Times, ďhe was worried his race would consume campaign money that would be needed in other competitive states as Democrats try to regain control of the Senate.Ē ďI think it is unfair for me to be soaking up all the money to be re-elected with what we are doing in Maryland, in Pennsylvania, in Missouri, in Florida,Ē Reid told the Times. Reid said neither his recent eye injury nor concern over his chances...
  • Reporter says John Kerry answered ĎAllah willingí Ė in Arabic- when asked if nuke deal...

    03/28/2015 4:26:23 PM PDT · by blueyon · 73 replies
    BizPacReview.com ^ | 3/28/15 | Michael Dorstewitz
    ""Reporter says John Kerry answered ĎAllah willingí Ė in Arabic- when asked if nuke deal would happen"" Secretary of State John Kerry allegedly responded in a most unusual way to a reporterís question Friday whether a nuclear arms deal could be reached with Iran before the March 31 deadline. ďAllah willing,Ē Kerry replied ó in Arabic, according to Laura Rozen, a reporter covering the Iran nuclear talks in Lausanne, Switzerland, for the Washington, D.C.-based online publication, Al-Monitor. As news reached the public Friday that a deal may be forthcoming, Rozen tweeted:
  • Hillary: My Emails Are Gone, Gone, Gone!

    03/28/2015 4:21:10 AM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 81 replies
    Powerline ^ | March 27, 2015 | Mike Hinderaker
    Posted on March 27, 2015 by John Hinderaker in Hillary Clinton Hillary: My Emails Are Gone, Gone, Gone! In another email-related bombshell, Hillary Clintonís lawyer, David Kendall, has told the House Select Committee on Benghazi that all emails have been deleted from Hillaryís private email server: