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  • Obama Admin Awards $270K to Controversial Islamic Charity

    04/21/2016 8:45:51 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 16 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 04/20/2016 | Adam Kredo
    The Obama administration has awarded $270,000 to an Islamic charity that has been outlawed by some governments for its support of the terror group Hamas and other jihadist organizations, according to grant documents. The Department of Health and Human Services has provided a $270,000 grant to Islamic Relief Worldwide, a charity that has repeatedly been linked to terrorism financing and support for Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood, according to recent grant information. The grant was awarded as part of a larger project to provide health services in Nairobi, Kenya, through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, according to the...
  • Feds Seek Home Visits, Calling Parents "Equal Partners"

    02/12/2016 1:59:13 PM PST · by Sopater · 41 replies
    The New American ^ | Thursday, 11 February 2016 | Alex Newman
    Big Brother wants to be an “equal partner” with American parents in the raising of their own children, starting before they are even born. He wants to send his agents to your house for “home visits,” too. Believe it or not, two powerful arms of Obama administration, the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), explicitly say so themselves.In a draft policy statement on “family engagement,” the two unconstitutional bureaucracies openly state their joint position: families are “equal partners” in everything from children's “development” and “education” to their “wellness across all settings.” Virtually...
  • ALERT -- Map Of Locations To Which Feds Are Shipping Illegal Alien Minors

    07/04/2014 11:14:31 AM PDT · by blueyon · 59 replies
    Reg Flag ^ | 7/04/14 | ??(Weasel Zippers or NumbersUSA)??
    This map was created by NumbersUSA from media reports. Click on the link for a bigger version of the map as well as a list of all the places so far recorded in media, as well as other places proposed. As can be noted from the list, at most of these locations, the local folks were not informed that they would be receiving this massive influx. Blue pushpin equals location blocked, red is children have already been placed there and....
  • Griffith Response to Reports that VI Being Considered for Housing Illegal Aliens [VA-9]

    06/20/2014 4:21:03 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 15 replies
    Office of Congressman Morgan Griffith ^ | June 20, 2014 | Congressman Morgan Griffith
    Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today issued the following statement after sending a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell regarding reports that Virginia Intermont College in Bristol is under consideration by HHS as a possible detention center to house immigrant children who have illegally entered the United States: While I am personally opposed, American citizens impacted by such a decision ought to know beforehand, and they should have a meaningful opportunity to have their voices heard. The full text of the letter follows below: June 20, 2014 The Honorable Sylvia Burwell U.S. Secretary of...
  • Top U.S. Scientific Misconduct Official Quits in Frustration With Bureaucracy

    03/13/2014 4:25:46 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 11 replies ^ | 3-13-2014 | Jocelyn Kaiser
    The director of the U.S. government office that monitors scientific misconduct in biomedical research has resigned after 2 years out of frustration with the remarkably dysfunctional federal bureaucracy. David Wright, director of the Office of Research Integrity (ORI), writes in a scathing resignation letter obtained by ScienceInsider that the huge amount of time he spent trying to get things done made much of his time at ORI the very worst job I have ever had. ORI, which is part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), monitors alleged research misconduct by researchers funded by the National Institutes of...
  • Baby's mother in trouble with state over homemade goat's milk formula (Maine)

    08/20/2013 12:56:40 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 49 replies ^ | august 9, 2013
    Alorah Gellerson loves her three-month-old son. "He's a really good baby. He's always happy. He likes to eat," she said. But what baby Carson eats has caused a lot of trouble for this 17-year-old mother. When the baby didn't take to breastfeeding, Gellerson started feeding him homemade goat milk formula. "Oh, he loved it," Gellerson said. "We put celery juice in it, and he just loves that, and it worked really well with his body, and he grew like a weed." But when her doctor reported this to the Department of Health and Human Services, things got messy. "She came...
  • (Too Big To Fail) Indian Tribes Seek Federal Bailout Money for Casinos

    03/27/2013 7:04:21 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 18 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 27, 2013 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    Indian tribes seek federal bailout money for casinos A native-American tribe struggling to keep its Foxwoods Resort Casino in the red is now turning to the U.S. government for a helping hand. The Associated Press reports that the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation has already received more than $4.5 million in grants from the Department of Health and Human Services and from the Interior Department in the last five years. But now members are facing tough times with its casino which used to be a billion-dollar empire and are looking at the government for more grants, AP says. Critics...
  • Sterilization for 15 Yr Olds Needs No Parental Consent Under ObamaCare - Effective 8-1-12

    08/27/2012 7:50:03 PM PDT · by maggiesnotebook · 23 replies
    Maggie's Notebook ^ | 8-27-12 | Maggie@MaggiesNotebook
    This literally made me physically ill when I read this headline: Obamacare Begins Child Sterilization Without Parental Consent. According to the guidelines of ObamaCare, children as young as 15 years old can be sterilized at no cost, and with no parental consent. I assume this means both boys and girls. If a 15 year old wants to be sexually active, how attractive might sterilization be? No worries - forever, and who wants kids any way. I can see the 15-year-old brain processing it in a quick minute. I believe more 15 year olds, and even 16 and 17 year olds...
  • Indiana abortion law ruled illegal (More Taxpayer's funding for abortions)

    07/10/2012 3:57:26 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 7 replies
    cnn ^ | 7/9/2012 | Chris Boyette
    A controversial Indiana law that would keep low-income women from using federal Medicaid benefits to receive any kind of reproductive medical care from Planned Parenthood is unacceptable because it denies women the freedom to choose their health care providers, according to a federal hearing officer. In June 2011, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of the Department of Health and Human Services ruled the state law, which would alter the way Medicaid is run in Indiana, violates federal laws, making it unacceptable. The state has argued the law, HEA 1210, simply intended to block Medicaid money from going...
  • DHHS Official Grilled Over Preschoolers Rejected Lunch - Lawmakers want to know why 4-year-old

    03/14/2012 9:31:20 AM PDT · by Nachum · 52 replies
    Caorlina Journal ^ | 3/14/12 | Sara Burrows
    RALEIGH State lawmakers questioned a N.C. Department of Health and Human Services official at a hearing Tuesday to determine why a Hoke County preschoolers homemade turkey sandwich was replaced with chicken nuggets. Members of the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services wanted to know if a teacher at West Hoke Elementary School was following state law when she offered a 4-year-old girl a cafeteria tray containing chicken nuggets, a sweet potato, bread, and milk as an alternative to her homemade turkey and cheese sandwich, potato chips, banana, and apple juice. Deborah Cassidy, director of the DHHS...
  • EWTN Sues Obama Admin

    02/10/2012 4:54:56 AM PST · by rbmillerjr · 29 replies
    The Every Day Conservative ^ | February 10, 2012 | RB Miller
    Full Article less graphics EWTN Sues Obama Admin EWTN SUES Obama Admin In a remarkable decision, EWTN is suing the Obama Administration over the Contraception Mandate. This extraordinary act, as well as near unanimous outcry from other Faiths, is sparking a Religious Liberty controversy that the Obama Administration, seemed willing to take on. "We had no other option but to take this to the courts," says EWTN President and CEO Michael P. Warsaw. "Under the HHS mandate, EWTN is being forced by the government to make a choice: either we provide employees coverage for contraception, sterilization and abortion-inducing drugs and...
  • Malkin: Obama's Half-Billion-Dollar Crony Drug Deal

    11/16/2011 12:10:47 PM PST · by Iam1ru1-2 · 15 replies ^ | November 16, 2011 | Michelle Malkin
    What do you get when you mix Democratic fat-cat donations, Big Labor favors, pharmaceutical lobbying and Beltway business as usual? Answer: another toxic half-billion-dollar Barack Obama-approved crony deal. Move over, Solyndra. Here comes Siga-Gate. This latest Chicago-style payoff on your dime involves a dubious smallpox drug backed by a liberal billionaire investor, along with a former union boss who was one of the White House's most frequent visitors. They're the "1 percent" with 100 percent immunity from the selectively outraged Occupier mobs that purport to oppose partisan government bailouts and handouts to privileged corporations. Ronald Perelman is the New York...
  • "Cost, need questioned in $433-million smallpox drug deal"

    11/12/2011 9:51:41 AM PST · by austinaero · 26 replies
    LA Times via Drudge Report ^ | 11/13/11 edition |
    Over the last year, the Obama administration has aggressively pushed a $433-million plan to buy an experimental smallpox drug, despite uncertainty over whether it is needed or will work. Senior officials have taken unusual steps to secure the contract for New York-based Siga Technologies Inc., whose controlling shareholder is billionaire Ronald O. Perelman, one of the world's richest men and a longtime Democratic Party donor.
  • State Seizes Thousands of Stimulus Checks (Owed Child Support to a Mainer) Child Support)

    06/06/2008 5:31:51 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 36 replies · 994+ views
    Bangor Daily News ^ | Friday, June 06, 2008 | Mal Leary
    AUGUSTA Thousands of Mainers who were expecting a stimulus check from the federal government have gotten an unpleasant surprise. Instead of a check, they received a notice that the money has been seized by the state to pay overdue taxes or some other obligation, including child support. "As of this afternoon, we have a total of 1,137 stimulus refunds" that were seized, Jerome Gerard, acting executive director of Maine Revenue Services, the states tax agency, said Thursday. "Thats a total of $624,000 so far." Another state agency that benefits from the "offset" provisions of federal law is the support...
  • More Kidneys For Transplants May Go to Young

    03/10/2007 10:35:07 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 27 replies · 722+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | March 10, 2007 | Laura Meckler
    The nation's organ-transplant network is preparing a major change in how it rations scarce kidneys that would favor young patients over old in an effort to wring more life out of donated organs. Today, a donated kidney generally goes to the person who has been waiting longest in the region in which it becomes available, with exceptions made for certain medical factors. A kidney from a 25-year-old donor could be transplanted into a 75-year-old, who is likely to die years before the kidney would have stopped working. The new policy is being developed by the United Network for Organ Sharing,...
  • What You Should Do To Prepare For An Epidemic (DHHS)

    03/13/2006 10:10:32 AM PST · by blam · 285 replies · 5,447+ views
    ABC News ^ | 3-12-2006 | Lara Setrakian
    What You Should Do to Prepare for an EpidemicStock Up on Essentials and Have an 'Outbreak Plan'How To Protect Yourself Bird Flu How Would You Know If You Had Avian Flu?A Bit of Context on the Bird Flu Threat How To Protect Yourself By LARA SETRAKIAN March 12, 2006 Will there be an outbreak of avian flu that threatens humans? Many experts disagree on when or if a human pandemic will occur, but do say there is a chance that the virus could mutate, leading to widespread infection. In that case, the best thing you and your family can...
  • Baby yanked from couple for kisses on belly button

    07/27/2005 4:11:22 PM PDT · by WaveMan · 130 replies · 6,780+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 07/27/2005 |
    The ordeal is finally over, but for the past year, a North Carolina family has been torn apart after state officials claimed family photos of a father kissing his baby's belly button were some kind of child abuse. It began when Teresa Hamaty took impromptu party snapshots of her husband, Charbel, playfully embracing their naked, newborn son, Kristoff. After dropping the film off at an Eckerd store in North Raleigh, authorities were notified. "You see the back of the baby, and like if someone is kissing the baby's belly button," Teresa told WRAL-TV. But police saw the worst and arrested...
  • Outrage as HHS joins

    04/21/2004 9:14:31 PM PDT · by Jean S · 10 replies · 228+ views
    The Hill ^ | 4/22/05 | Alexander Bolton
    Some conservatives on and off the Hill are angry that the Department of Health and Human Services has teamed up with critics of the Bush administration to hold a conference on global health and reproductive rights that will likely promote policies contrary to the presidents. The conference, sponsored by the Global Health Council, will gather health experts and advocates from around the world, including International Planned Parenthood Federation, the United Nations International Family Planning Fund and the Alan Guttmacher Institute, each of which has opposed the administrations positions on abortion or reproductive health, some conservatives charge. In particular, the groups...
  • ADAPT to HHS Sec. Thompson and CMS Administrator McClellan: "We're lying 'cuz you're lying!"

    03/22/2004 5:44:30 AM PST · by chance33_98 · 116+ views
    ADAPT to HHS Sec. Thompson and CMS Administrator McClellan: "We're lying 'cuz you're lying!" There will be multiple photo opportunities (200 empty wheelchairs near street, people in sleeping bags on foam mats blanketing the HHS plaza and surrounding the building, nearly 500 people having "breakfast in bed" on the mats, etc.)3/22/2004 8:27:00 AM -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- To: Assignment Desk, Daybook Editor Contact: Bob Kafka, 512-431-4085, Marsha Katz, 406-544-9504, both of ADAPT News Advisory: WHAT: Staging an early morning "lie-in" where wheelchair users will slide out of their chairs and crawl into sleeping bags on foam mats, where they will also be...
  • New Drug Screening Procedures Await Approval

    03/12/2004 12:25:02 PM PST · by Calpernia · 6 replies · 246+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | March 12, 2004 | By Sgt. 1st Class Doug Sample, USA
    The Defense Department and other federal agencies may soon be able to implement new drug testing for its work force that will include testing hair, sweat and saliva to detect drug abuse. Army Col. Mick Smith, senior staff officer for drug demand reduction at DoD's counternarcotics office, said the new procedures will be permitted once the Department of Health and Human Services approves proposed guidelines for the test and DoD completes a subsequent internal approval process. Those guidelines awaiting DHHS approval will outline quality standards for new types of drug tests, specifically testing hair, oral fluid, sweat and urine, using...