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  • Donald Trump fires back at 'disgusting' White House for mocking his hair

    12/10/2015 7:37:12 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 25 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 12/10/2015 | Colin Campbell
    Real-estate tycoon Donald Trump said Thursday that it was "disgusting" for the White House's top spokesman to go after his hair while the US is facing such serious issues. "Isn't that disgusting for a presidential representative to make that comment?" Trump said during an interview on "Fox & Friends." "I assume he was joking," the Republican presidential front-runner added. Earlier this week, White House press secretary Josh Earnest blasted Trump for proposing to bar virtually all Muslims from entering the US until the "hatred" in the religion is figured out. Earnest said Trump had disqualified himself from the presidency --...
  • If Israel is Militarily Defeated by Muslim Militants in 2014, will Obama then be Impeached?

    08/06/2014 7:23:34 AM PDT · by Graewoulf · 31 replies
    Graewoulf | August 6, 2014 | Graewoulf
    If the various Muslim Militant Groups such as ISIS, Hamas, al Shira, al Quada, Taliban, the GITMO FIVE, etc, etc, etc. were to Militarily conquer the Nation of Israel, would Russia then be in control of the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, including effective Naval and Air control of the Suez Canal? Russia would then have control of the most cost-effective of Saudi and Iranian Oil straight through to Crimea Ports to Russian oil pipelines running through Ukraine to Europe. The lack of Left Wing Media curiosity on this potential Russian power grab of a major portion of the World's Oil Market,...
  • How to 'fundamentally transform' Barack Obama

    06/26/2014 5:24:36 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies ^ | 6/26/2014 | Erik Rush
    As unlikely as it may seem, we have learned over the years (the last few in particular) that there are indeed some lawmakers who are mind-blowingly stupid. There are also those who have been in Congress for so long that diapers may be in order, if they are not utilizing them already. Some I believe are simply intellectually indolent and don’t keep themselves informed. It’s just a job to them – a job they can become quite wealthy doing but don’t feel compelled to do particularly well.
  • Fisher House offers to pick up slack for death benefits for fallen troops' families

    10/09/2013 11:28:18 AM PDT · by george76 · 11 replies
    cnn ^ | October 8th, 2013 | Jake Tapper
    Fisher House Foundation has stepped in and offered an advance grant to families of the fallen during the government shutdown, “to ensure there is no funding gap during the most difficult of times, with the understanding that reimbursements would be made at an appropriate time.” The Pentagon has said it cannot pay death benefits to families of troops killed in Afghanistan. ... Fisher House is a charity established to help troops and families in need.

    10/09/2013 6:36:17 AM PDT · by Graewoulf · 65 replies
    Graewoulf | October 9, 2013 | Graewoulf
    "Generally, dereliction of duty refers to failure through negligence or obstinacy to perform one’s legal or moral duty to a reasonable expectation. In other words, it means willful or negligent failure to perform assigned duties or performing them in a culpably inefficient manner. Dereliction of duty is a specific offense in military law. " (Quote from Dereliction of duty is an Impeachable Offense, as stipulated in the US Constitution. Dereliction of duty is also a US Military offense subject to a Courts Martial. Will our sorry Congressional RINOs do their usual kid gloves, "boys will be boys" approach to...
  • AG Kane won't defend Pennsylvania in same-sex marriage case

    07/10/2013 10:01:53 PM PDT · by HawkHogan · 17 replies ^ | 7/11/2013 |
    AG Kane refuses to represent the State in same-sex marriage case.
  • Pennsylvania's AG Might Not Even Defend Their Gay Marriage Ban in Court [Ignore "We the People"?]

    07/10/2013 9:49:45 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 8 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | July 10, 2013
    Pennsylvania's AG Might Not Even Defend Their Gay Marriage Ban in Court Facing a lawsuit from the ACLU, it looks like Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is going to refuse to defend the state government's ban on gay marriage. Pennsylvania, the only state in the northeast without provisions for same-sex civil unions or marriages, was one of the first states with gay marriage bans targeted by a suit in the wake of the Supreme Court's partial striking of the Defense of Marriage Act. If it's true, the news, reported by the Philadelphia Daily News, based on multiple anonymous sources, isn't...
  • Obama's Shiny Objects

    06/10/2013 4:21:49 PM PDT · by jazminerose · 19 replies ^ | 6/10/2013 | Joy Tiz
    Pick a scandal, any scandal. Don't like any of the current scandals? Don't worry, just like a city bus, there will be a new one along in ten minutes or so. But, why now? It's not as if the administration suddenly became corrupt. How is it a whole slew of scandals involving the Obama administration hit all at once? You certainly can't thank the vertebrae challenged republicans for it. Remember Fast n Furious which quietly faded into oblivion? Darrell Issa isn't strong enough. Now we've got the administration spying on journalists, using the IRS to harass innocent Americans who happen...
  • The Bloody Hands of Barack Obama

    05/13/2013 7:52:25 AM PDT · by Trafalgar123 · 31 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 13, 2013 | Stella Paul
    The Three Whistleblowers at the Benghazi hearing spoke softly, but with the emotional wallop of The Three Tenors. They told the truth, and it blasted like thunder through Obama's tissue palace of lies... Obama stands center stage in this tragic opera of America's downfall, cheapening, endangering, and destroying the lives of the best among us. The pile of corpses grows ever higher, and the lies more noxious. Let's pay tribute to some of his many victims, and vow to honor their memory by holding him to account. BENGHAZI: Ambassador Chris Stevens, Glen Doherty, Sean Smith, and Tyrone Woods. BOSTON MARATHON...
  • Obama advertises in Spanish for Mexicans to cross illegally for foodstamps [FReepathon XXV]

    04/30/2013 1:14:10 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 162 replies
    And by executive decree, President Obama officially flings open our borders. He steadfastly refuses to uphold his oath to faithfully execute the Office of President, and to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States. Instead he ignores the constitution, ignores the laws he chooses, and refuses to secure our nation or secure our borders. He now proudly announces to the world and even advertises in Spanish in Mexico that Mexicans illegally crossing the U.S. border will not be apprehended once they're safely away from the border and, in fact, are then free to apply for foodstamps and...
  • Behind Scenes of Gulf Oil Spill, Acrimony and Stress(+50 Ways of Visualizing BP's Dark Mess)

    08/27/2010 1:27:41 AM PDT · by lbryce · 3 replies · 3+ views
    New York Times ^ | August 26, 2010 | CLIFFORD KRAUSS, HENRY FOUNTAIN and JOHN M. BRODER
    Richard Lynch was walking down the hall in BP’s crisis command center in early May when some engineers rushed up, bearing bad news. “We’ve lost the cofferdam,” they said. In fact the cofferdam, a 100-ton, four-story-high steel dome that the company had lowered to try to contain the flow of oil from its out-of-control well, had become clogged with icelike crystals and was rising in the water, full of flammable gas and oil. “I said: ‘What the hell do you mean you’ve lost the cofferdam? How did you lose it? Don’t give me that!’ ” Mr. Lynch, a BP vice...
  • Immigration crackdown for Illinois(ICE Chief Against AZ 1070)

    05/20/2010 5:11:08 PM PDT · by TADSLOS · 17 replies · 467+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 19 May, 2010 | Oscar Avila
    Snip... Echoing comments by President Barack Obama and others in the administration, Morton said that Arizona's new law targeting illegal immigration is not "good government." The law makes it a crime to be in the state illegally and requires police to check suspects for immigration paperwork. Morton said his agency will not necessarily process illegal immigrants referred to them by Arizona officials. The best way to reduce illegal immigration is through a comprehensive federal approach, not a patchwork of state laws, he said. "I don't think the Arizona law, or laws like it, are the solution," Morton said.
  • Have "WE THE PEOPLE" been compromised?

    03/16/2009 8:26:03 PM PDT · by Atom Smasher · 58 replies · 1,014+ views
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  • BILL CLINTON - 42nd PRESIDENT, 1993-2001

    06/23/2006 4:23:56 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 151 replies · 4,892+ views
    New York Post ^ | June 23, 2006 | JASMIN K. WILLIAMS
    WILLIAM Jefferson Blythe III was born on August 19, 1946, in Hope, Ark. After his mother remarried, he took the family surname, Clinton. Clinton was a good student. He enjoyed playing the saxophone and even considered a professional musical career. While in high school, a fortuitous meeting with President John Kennedy led him to choose a life of public service.
  • Is Nagin Really To Blame For The School Bus Non-deployment?

    09/07/2005 3:18:30 PM PDT · by angkor · 76 replies · 1,068+ views
    Various | 7 Sept 2005 | Self
    I'm prepared to give New Orleans Mayor Nagin the benefit of the doubt on the school bus unavailability.In the June 9 2005 Orleans Parish School Board meeting minutes - posted elsewhere on FR in another thread - it's clear that the Board was not providing Nagin with any support whatsoever on making the buses available in an evac (let alone drivers).And since this very discussion had been ongoing for at least a year (again evidenced in the minutes), I presume they hadn't signed-off on it by Aug 27th either.In addition, the Orleans Parish Schools had been under management by a...
  • Hillary Clinton 2008 Confirmed?

    01/17/2005 4:38:09 PM PST · by yoe · 51 replies · 6,759+ views
    National Ledger ^ | Jan. 16, 2005 | Staff
    New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) has long been rumored as desperately seeking the democratic nomination for president in 2008. And while many political observers fully expect the power hungry former First Lady to hit the campaign trail within only a few months of being re-elected as a US Senator in 2006, US News & World report claims to have a confirmation of sorts. From USNews.Com's Washington Whispers: Hillary's in… You don't have to take it from us about Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton 's desire to run for president. Her brothers, Hugh and Tony Rodham, say it's true. Friends...
  • Amid C.I.A. Shake-Up, Questions About F.B.I.

    11/24/2004 3:55:15 PM PST · by thegreatbeast · 10 replies · 499+ views
    The New York Observer ^ | November 24, 2004 | Gwen Kinkead
    Four months after the 9/11 commission’s report on intelligence failures leading up to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, a shakeup at the Central Intelligence Agency is underway. Resignations are piling up throughout the intelligence community—but not at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which had its own counterterrorism mishaps before Sept. 11, according to the commission report. The C.I.A. dismantles threats overseas; the F.B.I. works inside the U.S. That rough division of labor places the responsibility for keeping the 19 hijackers from boarding planes on Sept. 11 squarely in the F.B.I.’s hands.
  • Lt. Col. Robert Patterson's Warning-Dereliction of Duty

    10/29/2004 7:20:58 PM PDT · by bluesagewoman · 7 replies · 1,441+ views
    10/29/30 | The Snowflake
    DERELICTION OF DUTY Many Americans are blaming President Bush for the tragedy of 911 and Osama bin Laden. In reading the book, "Dereliction of Duty," by Lt. Col. Robert "Buzz" Patterson USAF (Ret.) Carrier of the "Nuclear football," many parallels can be drawn comparing President Clinton’s past administration, and one Senator John Kerry promises to install if he is elected. As you read the circumstances and warnings, merely adjust the time-table forward and the possibilities become frighteningly obvious. Sandy Berger’s involvement, given his current situation, is also fascinating. The following is a review of some of the most hair-raising and...
  • The Kerry Line: Kerry Skips Vote on $25 Billion Iraq Supplemental

    06/03/2004 1:14:33 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 33 replies · 281+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | June 3, 2004
    "John Kerry has once again shown himself to be foragainst funding for our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. After saying he would support the President's $25 billion funding proposal, Kerry skipped yesterday's vote on the bill. Only John Kerry could give a speech on modernizing and equipping our military the day after he didn't show up to vote to send money to the troops engaged in essential operations." -Steve Schmidt, Bush-Cheney '04 Spokesman Kerry Says He Will Support $25 Billion Iraq Supplemental, But Skips Vote In May, Kerry Said He Would Support $25 Billion In Emergency Funds For Our...

    02/06/2004 6:04:15 PM PST · by Paul Atreides · 205 replies · 432+ views
    Some top Clinton administration officials wanted to end the Kosovo war abruptly in the summer of 1999 -- at almost any cost -- because the presidential campaign of then-Vice President Al Gore was about to begin, former NATO commander Gen. Wesley Clark says in his official papers, the WASHINGTON POST is set to report in Saturday editions, according to newsroom sources... 'There were those in the White House who said, `Hey, look, you gotta finish the bombing before the Fourth of July weekend. That's the start of the next presidential campaign season, so stop it. It doesn't matter what you...

    06/20/2003 3:36:14 AM PDT · by Robert Drobot · 3 replies · 106+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 19 June 2003 | Editors
    ST. LOUIS - A defrocked Roman Catholic priest was convicted Thursday of exposing himself to three boys while serving as an elementary school counselor. James Beine, 61, was found guilty of four felony counts of sexual misconduct involving a child. Jurors recommended four years in prison on each count; sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 28. Beine earlier this month was sentenced to four years and nine months in federal prison on charges he possessed child pornography. Beine was dismissed from the priesthood in 1977. In the mid-1990s, the Archdiocese of St. Louis paid $110,000 to settle two lawsuits that alleged...
  • Dereliction of Duty

    06/01/2003 5:29:38 AM PDT · by WaterDragon · 61 replies · 326+ views
    Oregon Magazine ^ | June 1, 2003 | Peggy Whitcomb
    A Book Review Dereliction of Duty, by Lt. Col. Robert "Buzz" Patterson, USAF [Ret.] Normally there's little to be gained from living in the past, but if you live in rattlesnake country you'd best never forget their dangerous habits. Snakes don't love or hate; they are indifferent to the hurt they can inflict on us. We study them, and learn to recognize their hiding places and the noises they make just before they strike. If we're bitten we know there are antidotes to lessen the damage, but they can kill. The very old, the very young, and the weak are...
  • Conservative Letter Writer Recommends Patterson's Book "Dereliction of Duty"

    05/30/2003 11:03:37 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 6 replies · 330+ views
    The Laredo Morning Times Letter to the Editor | 05-30-03 | Guadalupe E. Aguirre
    I just read the book "Dereliction of Duty" by Lt. Col. Buzz Patterson, who served as President Clinton's military aide. In his book, Col. Patterson tells the story of the CIA having Osama bin Laden in its crosshairs and how this opportunity to get rid of him got away because Clinton did not want to be bothered during a golf game. This missed opportunity later gave us the tragedy of 9/11. The book shows in detail just how both Bill and Hillary Clinton hated the military. During the Clinton administration, the military suffered from lack of funding, personnel, and equipment....
  • "Dereliction of Duty" Author on Bill Handel Show, KFI in Los Angeles

    04/14/2003 7:22:25 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 20 replies · 333+ views
    Bill Handel show, Los Angeles | 4-14-03 | dfu
    The author of "Dereliction of Duty" is coming up in a few minutes on the Bill Handel Show --- KFI 640 in Los Angeles. If the guest takes calls, the number is 800.520.1KFI. Let's hope this finally destroys the myth that Clinton had any concern for the security of this nation.