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  • Pro Gun Candidate Questions Late-Night Turnaround In Montana’s Hd 94 Race

    11/28/2014 3:45:59 PM PST · by marktwain · 7 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 28 November, 2014 | Gary Marbut
    Voter Fraud AmmoLand Gun News MISSOULA, MONT. --(Ammoland.com)- Independent House District 94 candidate Gary Marbut has filed a lawsuit in Missoula District Court questioning county-created ballots posted late on election night that turned the election in favor of his opponent.In question are two small posts totaling 192 votes that were applied to the HD 94 race, at 11 PM on election night and 2 AM the next morning, that changed the outcome of the race. Two professional statisticians have examined this data and assert that there is less than a .00017% chance that these late ballots came from the same...
  • Landrieu demands Cassidy produce disputed LSU timesheets

    11/28/2014 3:36:32 PM PST · by jazusamo · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 28, 2014 | Jonathan Easley
    Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) is demanding Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) bring time sheets for work he performed at Louisiana State University to their Monday debate after allegations surfaced that he wrongly billed the school while a member of Congress. Landrieu appeared briefly on a conference call with reporters Friday to call on Cassidy to bring 63 months of records to their debate “to explain this situation and put it to rest.” A spokesman for Cassidy said LSU would have to provide those records. “Senator Landrieu is still failing to produce any evidence of her ludicrous claims,” the spokesman told The...
  • Get Your 'Ready for Hillary' Hanging Ornament!

    11/28/2014 2:13:14 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 42 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Leftists looking for the perfect ornament to adorn their trees need look no further. "Ready for Hillary" ornaments are now available! I got the good news via email today from RFH. Says the promo: "Embellish your Support! Hang this elegant, gold-finished aluminum ornament proudly. Comes in a black velveteen pouch." And at only $35, a steal!
  • Congress Can't Break Highway Gridlock

    11/28/2014 11:04:21 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 20 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | November 26, 2014 | Michael Needham
    “I don’t want to say they’re unsafe, but they’re dangerous.” That was how President Obama’s former transportation secretary Ray LaHood described America’s roads and bridges in a pre-Thanksgiving interview on CBS’s 60 Minutes. The high-profile story left viewers with the distinct impression that America’s roads and bridges are crumbling, and politicians were to blame. First, let’s dispense with the notion that travel in America is a life-jeopardizing experience. According to the Federal Highway Administration’s own 2013 report, the number of structurally deficient and functionally obsolete bridges has decreased every year since 2000. This same report also shows that fatalities and...
  • Hillary Clinton's Speaking Fee: $300K Plus Hummus

    11/28/2014 9:47:07 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 45 replies
    Newser ^ | 11/28/15
    If she hits the campaign trail as expected, Americans will have all the Hillary Clinton speeches they could possibly want, but for now she charges $300,000, according to communications the Washington Post obtained with a Freedom of Information Act request. Emails about an appearance at UCLA earlier this year reveal that $300,000 is the reduced rate for public universities, and the Clinton team requested "coffee, tea, room temp sparkling and still water, diet ginger ale, crudité, hummus and sliced fruit," backstage. The meticulous planning included discussion of everything down to the color of the chairs, the emails reveal, and the...
  • Hillary for hire: Clinton charges $300,000 for speeches

    11/28/2014 9:46:27 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 20 replies
    Marketwatch ^ | 11/27/14 | Charles Passy
    .....A newly published story in the Washington Post notes that Clinton often earns $300,000 or more per speech. On top of that, the prominent Democrat places many a demand on those who want to book her, including having “room temp sparkling and still water” and “two long rectangular (chair) pillows” on hand, according to the contract negotiations the Post obtained. Clinton’s fees have surprised some who booked her, according to the Post story. When UCLA hired her to give a talk earlier this year, a university official noted that Clinton’s spouse—as in former President Bill Clinton—came cheaper. “Wow! She (gets)...
  • Gunmaker Magpul finalizes departure from Colorado to protest anti-gun laws

    11/28/2014 9:05:39 AM PST · by rktman · 14 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | 11/26/2014 | Valerie Richardson
    Officials at Magpul Industries unveiled Wednesday its new facilities in Texas and Wyoming, making good on a vow to leave Colorado in response to the state’s sweeping gun control legislation.
  • Court rejects Arizona incumbent's bid on ballot count

    11/28/2014 8:19:06 AM PST · by rktman · 15 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 11/28/2014 | unknown
    The 133 ballots at the heart of a federal lawsuit in Arizona’s Second Congressional District will not be counted.
  • CAGW Names Rep. Mike Rogers November Porker of the Month

    11/28/2014 8:09:14 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    Citizens Against Government Waste ^ | November 2014 | Citizens Against Government Waste
    (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.) its November Porker of the Month for his second unsuccessful attempt to convince his fellow Republican lawmakers that it would be a good idea to restore earmarks. During a closed-door meeting on November 14, 2014, by a vote of 145-67, House Republicans rebuffed Rep. Roger’s effort to earmark projects for “state, locality, public utility or other public entities.” Rep. Rogers was also named CAGW’s Porker of the Month in April 2012, after his first failed attempt to end the earmark ban on March 30, 2012. Rep....
  • Time for attorney general to be for all the people

    11/28/2014 7:40:41 AM PST · by luke1825 · 6 replies
    lowell sun ^ | 11/25/ | Peter Lucas
    Enough already. Drop the gay stuff for a while. You were elected to be attorney general of the state of Massachusetts, not the attorney general of the gay community, despite what The Boston Globe says. Yes, it is news that Massachusetts elected its first openly gay attorney general. But you were not elected because you are gay; you were elected because you came across as a better candidate for the state's top law office than your opponent.
  • Blooming assault on Nevada gun rights

    11/28/2014 7:03:03 AM PST · by rktman · 19 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 11/28/2014 | Jeff Knox
    Everytown’s Washington, D.C., attorney reserved the Nevadans for Background Checks name with the Nevada Secretary of State’s office earlier this year. Filing information for the PAC and nonprofit corporation formed to push for the initiative, which significantly changes the state’s firearm transfer laws, lists Tara Paone as “director, president” of the nonprofit and as “director” of the PAC. Tara Paone is elsewhere listed as treasurer for Everytown for Gun Safety in New York, and was listed as the director of the Everytown fund in support of I-594 in Washington. Ms. Paone’s LinkedIn profile says she is a professional manager for...
  • Hansen seeks to limit BLM, Forest Service police powers

    11/28/2014 7:00:18 AM PST · by redreno · 3 replies
    Assemblyman Ira Hansen has concerns about the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service overreaching their policing powers. Spurred in part by the BLM’s April roundup of Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy’s cattle that brought an armed confrontation between federal agents and Bundy supporters, the Sparks Republican is pushing for a bill that would prohibit BLM and Forest Service law officers from enforcing state laws. He is trying to get Nevada’s 17 counties, including Clark County, to take an interest in the issue that would be considered by the 2015 Legislature. Hansen’s concerns are tied in part to a variety...
  • Bondi To Lead GOP Attorneys General Group

    11/28/2014 6:54:26 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 7 replies
    CBS MIAMI ^ | 11/17/14
    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is headed to the Fontainebleau Miami Beach to lead a meeting with the Republican Attorneys General Association executive committee. Bondi, named the new chair of the executive committee, said in a statement the selection was “honor,” coming at “such a critical time in our country’s history.” However, Bondi has been under scrutiny recently because of news reports detailing how Washington lobbyists have sought to influence state attorneys general across the country. Reports by The New York Times and the Tampa Bay Times have raised questions about some of Bondi’s association-funded travel and whether she has...
  • The Democrats: A Party of Very Old Men and Women?

    11/28/2014 6:14:29 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/28/2014 | By Barry Casselman
    As a person now of many accumulated years, I am not one to denigrate anyone being fully active in the senior stage of his career, but I cannot help but observe that one of the nation’s two major political parties is now being run, and offering to be run in the future, by almost exclusively some very old men and women. The exception in the Democratic Party is the current President, Barack Obama, 53, and most of those on his White House staff. They unfortunately have recently been massively rejected by the American voters. Just re-elected to their leadership posts...
  • The Information Pipeline - IRS Gave White House Tons Of Taxpayer Info

    11/28/2014 3:05:23 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 40 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | November 27, 2014 | Patrick Howley
    The IRS’ improper disclosure of taxpayer information to the White House was extensively investigated, according to thousands of documents the Department of Justice (DOJ) is currently sitting on and could release within the next two weeks. The Daily Caller first reported that ex-IRS official Lois Lerner and White House policy adviser Jeanne Lambrew exchanged confidential taxpayer information about a conservative group that was suing to stop Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate in 2012. Now, with 30,000 Lerner emails set to be turned over to Congress, new information is surfacing about the White House-IRS information pipeline. The legal advocacy firm Cause of Action...
  • End the Media Blackout on Gay Rapists

    11/28/2014 12:59:52 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 27 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | November 27, 2014 | Peter Heck
    "...while decades old rape accusations against a black TV star named Bill are given front page headlines,more credible rape allegations against a Southern white President of the United States named Bill are ignored and the victims are savaged in the press.Liberal politics,not people, matter to our evil media.That’s precisely why they rush to their cameras,microphones and keyboards when news breaks about a pedophile Catholic priest having his way with altar boys.Not because they care about the altar boys,but because they want to discredit the Catholic Church.If you doubt that fact,ask yourself why you haven’t heard much from the Mainstream Media...
  • Southern Democrats trying to recover lost ground

    11/27/2014 11:42:46 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 78 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | November 27, 2014 | BILL BARROW
    <p>ATLANTA(AP)—To rebuild in the conservative South, Democratic leaders say their party must become more aggressive advocates for the middle class in an effort to energize African-Americans and attract whites.</p> <p>After the Republicans' success in the midterm elections, many say the Democratic Party should openly embrace government as a tool for lifting people out of economic hardship. They are advocating a return to party roots by emphasizing education and public works spending, stronger voting rights laws, tighter bank regulation and labor-friendly policies such as a higher minimum wage.</p>
  • Alleged plot included bombing Arch, killing St. Louis County prosecutor, Ferguson chief

    11/27/2014 5:44:41 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 16 replies
    STL Post-Dispatch ^ | 11-27-2014 | Christine Byers
    Two men indicted last week on federal weapons charges allegedly had plans to bomb the Gateway Arch — and to kill St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch and Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson — the Post-Dispatch has learned. Sources close to the investigation were uncertain whether the men had the capability to carry out the plans, although the two allegedly did buy what they thought was a pipe bomb in an undercover law enforcement sting. The men wanted to acquire two more bombs, the sources said, but could not afford to do it until one suspect’s girlfriend’s Electronic Benefit...
  • Conservative expert on immigration law to pursue suit against executive action

    11/27/2014 4:15:21 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 11 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Eli Saslow
    The most pivotal moment of his career is about to unfold on prime time TV, and Kris Kobach has no way to watch. “There’s really no TV in here?” he says, and a waitress at a downtown diner in tiny Tonganoxie shakes her head. “How about a phone? Anyone have enough cell service to stream live radio?” Kobach asks, and a few of the Republicans assembled here for a county meeting rush up to help. (SNIP) Governors have been texting his cellphone and Senate staffers have been sending e-mails, and everyone is asking Kobach a version of the same question:...
  • Why the Gallup Poll Means Deep Trouble for Hillary

    11/27/2014 2:52:54 PM PST · by Perdogg · 37 replies
    Powerline ^ | 11.27.14
    Gallup headlines: Obama Approval Drops Among Working-Class Whites. Here, “working class” includes all non-college graduates, some 60-65% of the adult white population. Gallup’s chart shows President Obama’s approval rating among white college graduates and non-college graduates from the beginning of his administration to the end of October. His 27% approval rating among non-college graduates is indeed striking:
  • Chuck Schumer, Hypocrite

    11/27/2014 1:50:23 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 12 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | Mickey Kaus
    In a satisfying moment of intramural recrimination this week, Sen. Charles Schumer of New York pointedly second-guessed President Obama’s decision to push sweeping health care legislation in 2010, when Americans were more concerned with the state of the economy and their economic futures. (SNIP) Even if you don’t think (as I do) that the “gang” bill would actually hurt the economic fortunes of many middle class Americans by importing competing, cheaper workers to bid down their salaries, it was hardly the sort of economic fix Schumer says the middle class was demanding. Even more than Obamacare, it failed to give...
  • Rep. Luis Gutierrez, Rep. Raul Labrador Debate Obama's Immigration Action on "Face The Nation"

    11/27/2014 1:45:20 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 2 replies
    REPRESENTATIVE RAUL LABRADOR (R-Idaho): Well, there's several things that we need to do. Number one, it was illegal for the President to do this. He has been saying it for the last three years that he did not have the authority to do it and now he changed his mind. (SNIP) And finally, and I think this is the most important part, we can't take the bait from-- from the Democrats. We can't say we're not going to do immigration reform. We need to tell the American people what we're for. And we need to show them the step-by-step approach...
  • Sen. Cruz: Hagel Resignation Shows Obama Defense Policy Has Failed

    11/27/2014 12:37:40 PM PST · by SoConPubbie · 9 replies
    www.cruz.senate.gov ^ | November 24, 2014 | Senator Ted Cruz
    Next nominee must spurn policy of ‘leading from behind’ and mount forceful defense of U.S. national security interests WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, today issued the following statement regarding the resignation of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel: “Today's resignation reflects the ongoing damage caused by President Obama's misguided foreign policy of leading from behind. We need a Secretary of Defense who is squarely focused on defending the national security interests of the United States, first and foremost, and especially preventing a bad deal over Iran's nuclear weapons program that could do irreparable harm to us and our allies....
  • Sen. Cruz: May We Always Remain a Grateful Nation

    11/27/2014 12:34:13 PM PST · by SoConPubbie · 11 replies
    www.cruz.senate.gov ^ | November 26, 2014 | Senator Ted Cruz
    WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, today issued the following statement in advance of Thanksgiving Day: “Today we give thanks for the miracle of freedom. “Our gift of liberty was first realized a century and a half before we ever signed the Declaration or Constitution—it was born when the Pilgrims risked their livelihood so that they might worship the Lord Almighty with all their hearts, souls, and minds. “Thus our nation sprung from a spirit of courage and gratitude: courage to trust that a small force could achieve mighty deeds through the grace of God, and gratitude for his deliverance. “When...
  • Clavell Jackson: People of Color, Women Can’t Afford to Be Average

    11/27/2014 9:59:02 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    EURWeb ^ | November 27, 2014 | Clavell Jackson
    *I have previously written several articles about how most Americans are pretty clueless. The results of the last elections showed that. A lot of Americans stayed home, and people from states that depend heavily on government programs, such as food stamps, welfare and social security, elected Republicans — the very people who have said they plan to slash these programs. MIT professor Jonathan Gruber, the architect of Obamacare, caught flak for referring to American voters as stupid, but he is right. Bill Maher, who is known for his biting comedy, recently ran a video montage showing all the times...
  • Ira Hansen, ousted Assembly speaker, not guilty in trapping case

    11/27/2014 8:28:06 AM PST · by redreno · 3 replies
    Embattled Nevada Assemblyman Ira Hansen was found innocent after facing a misdemeanor charge of illegally setting animal traps. A New River Township Justice Court judge ruled that Hansen was not guilty of a misdemeanor when he set four animal traps known as snares within 200 feet of public roadways in Churchill County. The decision caps what’s been a yearlong battle and difficult month for Hansen, a Sparks lawmaker who recently stepped down as the Assembly speaker-elect. In November 2013, the Nevada Department of Wildlife spotted Hansen removing traps that were within the 200-foot limit. The department assembled a case and...
  • How immigration killed the tax deal [Tax Filing in March?]

    11/27/2014 5:46:45 AM PST · by SES1066 · 15 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/26/14 | BRIAN FALER and RACHAEL BADE
    How could a major tax deal brokered by the top Senate Democrat die so quickly at the hands of a Democratic president?SnipUntil late last week, Senate Finance, Ways and Means and leadership met regularly and were making progress on the package of tax breaks known as tax extenders. The group of some 55-plus tax breaks have expired, and many lawmakers in both parties want to renew by the end of the year, amid warnings from the IRS that failing to act would disrupt the upcoming tax filing season. They include everything from a major business research credit to one for...
  • 2-Minute Thanksgiving NFL Ad Warns of Rogue President

    11/27/2014 5:29:13 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 56 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 11/26/14 | Greg Hengler
    This brilliant ad is coming to your televisions this Thanksgiving from Conservative War Chest.
  • Unorthodox police procedures emerge in grand jury documents [WashPost Shills for Sharpton]

    11/27/2014 3:12:55 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 21 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 11/25/14 | Jerry Markon and Tom Hamburger
    When Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson left the scene of the fatal shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, the officer returned to the police station unescorted, washed blood off his hands and placed his recently fired pistol into an evidence bag himself. Those actions, described in grand jury testimony, violated protocols for handling a crime scene and securing evidence, according to experts in policing procedures and Justice Department documents. Wilson’s movements after the shooting were among a number of police actions in the aftermath of Brown’s death that experts said were unusual.
  • Congress CAN pull financial rug from under Obama's immigration amnesty: Republicans given boost

    11/26/2014 10:59:27 PM PST · by jackal7163 · 24 replies
    Daily Mail MailOnline ^ | David Martosco
    Republican civil war broke out after Obama's Nov. 20 'amnesty' speech over whether the GOP can stop the White House from issuing green cards and work permits Congress's official fact-checkers now say the new Republican majority on Capitol Hill can legally pull the plug At issue is whether immigration authorities can do whatever they want with fees they collect from immigrants, both legal and illegal One congressional aide proposed a hypothetical situation where the Department of the Interior diverted National Parks entrance fees to give 'tap-dance lessons to grizzly bears' 'If we could stop that, we can stop this,' the...
  • Tensions flare between Senate Democrats, White House

    11/27/2014 12:28:27 AM PST · by shove_it · 45 replies
    Reuters ^ | 26 Nov 2014 | ROBERTA RAMPTON
    (Reuters) - Criticism of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law by a top Senate Democrat this week laid bare post-election tensions that could pose challenges for the party in upcoming fights with Republicans over taxes, energy and immigration. In a high-profile speech on Tuesday dissecting Democrats' losses in this month's midterm elections, Charles Schumer, the No. 3 Senate Democrat, listed "a cascade of issues" botched by the White House, starting with Obama's push for healthcare reforms soon after he took office in 2009. Later on Tuesday, the White House took the unusual step of publicly pledging to veto a deal...
  • EXCLUSIVE: The one woman who Bill Cosby admits he cheated with says 'he drugged and raped me

    11/26/2014 7:16:09 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 23 replies
    The only woman that disgraced comic Bill Cosby admits cheating with has come forward to accuse him of drugging and raping her too. And she claims that her daughter, Autumn Jackson, who was jailed in 1998 for trying to extort Cosby for $40 million, was a child of that rape. Shawn Brown says the rape happened despite her being willing to have sex with him. 'Looking back, I think it was probably because I wasn't as freaky in bed as he liked without being drugged,' three-times-married Brown told MailOnline in an exclusive interview at her home in San Antonio,Texas. Read...
  • In Darren Wilson's Testimony, Familiar Themes About Black Men

    11/26/2014 7:09:18 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    National Public Radio's Code Switch ^ | November 26, 2014 | Frederica Boswell and Amruta Trivedi
    After Michael Brown was shot dead in August, his mother, Leslie McSpadden, said, "My son was sweet. He didn't mean any harm to anybody." He was, she said, "a gentle giant." But when police officer Darren Wilson fired the shot that ended Brown's life, he saw things differently. "I felt like a five-year-old holding onto Hulk Hogan," he said in his testimony to the grand jury. "That's just how big he felt and how small I felt." Wilson said "the only way" he could describe Brown's "intense aggressive face" was that it looked like "a demon." He feared for his...
  • Plans for UCLA visit give rare glimpse into Hillary Clinton’s paid speaking career

    11/26/2014 6:54:19 PM PST · by Baynative · 27 replies
    WaPo ^ | 11/26/14 | Rosalind S. Helderman and Philip Rucker
    <p>When officials at the University of California at Los Angeles began negotiating a $300,000 speech appearance by Hillary Rodham Clinton, the school had one request: Could we get a reduced rate for public universities?</p> <p>The answer from Clinton’s representatives: $300,000 is the “special university rate.”</p>
  • Rand Paul: Partisan Primaries Are ‘Biggest Obstacle’ to Attracting Nonpartisan Voters

    Much has been said this month, both by and about the junior Republican senator from Kentucky, Rand Paul. During last week’s appearance on Real Time with Bill Maher, the late-night talk show host broached the possibility of supporting Paul in a 2016 presidential run. Maher said: “I know you’re thinking of running for President and in some states I know you can get Independents like me. I’ve said that. I am available to the Rand Paul campaign…” As part of a strategy to reach outside of typical Republican circles, Paul did another interview with Salon.com’s Joel Keller, which was published...
  • Unorthodox police procedures emerge in grand jury documents

    11/26/2014 6:24:43 PM PST · by servo1969 · 48 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 11-26-2014 | Jerry Markon and Tom Hamburger
    When Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson left the scene of the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, the officer returned to the police station unescorted, washed blood off his hands and placed his recently fired pistol into an evidence bag himself. Those actions, described in grand jury testimony, violated protocols for handling a crime scene and securing evidence, according to experts in policing procedures and Justice Department documents. Wilson’s movements after the shooting were among a number of police actions in the aftermath of Brown’s death that experts said were unusual. The grand jury transcripts revealed, for example, that...
  • Are Democrats Losing Latino Enthusiasm? Troubling Signs From 2014

    11/26/2014 5:37:21 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    National Journal ^ | 11/26/2014 | BY JACK FITZPATRICK
    Rep. Jim Costa was thought to be headed for a safe race. The California Democrat represents a district that supported President Obama by a 19-point margin in 2012—and while Costa had had scares in previous midterms, 2014 appeared to be in the bag. And indeed, Costa did keep his seat, but only after squeaking through one of the tightest races of the entire cycle, a vote count so close that it took 15 days for him to be officially declared the victor over Republican candidate and dairy farmer Johnny Tacherra. So what happened? Costa nearly fell victim to a radically...
  • Top Democrat (Schumer) sets off intraparty fury after saying Obamacare passage was a ‘mistake’

    11/26/2014 4:14:13 PM PST · by shove_it · 46 replies
    Fusion ^ | 26 Nov 2014 | BRETT LOGIURATO
    Sen. Chuck Schumer’s (D-New York) comments on Wednesday about Democrats’ misguided focus on health care in President Barack Obama’s first term prompted backlash from top Democrats and left-leaning groups, who accused him of being politically craven. At a speech before the National Press Club in Washington on Tuesday, Schumer said Democrats made a mistake by entering into a fight over health care after they passed the 2009 economic stimulus. His reasoning: Democrats were targeting the uninsured, a population that he said makes up only about 5 percent of registered voters. Only about one-third of the uninsured, he said, are registered...
  • Mary Landrieu is the clear choice for Senate: Editorial

    11/26/2014 3:38:19 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 100 replies
    The Times-Picayune ^ | November 26, 2014 | By The Editorial Board
    Mary Landrieu is dedicated to the well being of Louisiana residents. Even her vote for the Affordable Care Act, which is being used to attack her, reflects concern for the hundreds of thousands of her constituents who lack health insurance. Seniority matters in the Senate. Although Democrats lost control of the chamber in the midterm elections, Sen. Landrieu would be one of the highest-ranking members of the minority party in the next Congress. Her track record demonstrates her ability to work successfully with Republicans on a variety of matters. Louisiana needs Sen. Landrieu's knowledge, energy and influence in Washington as...
  • White House Visitor Logs Show Dozens of Visits by Top Abortion Activists

    11/26/2014 2:20:07 PM PST · by wagglebee · 16 replies
    Life News ^ | 11/26/14 | Carole Novielli
    Last month the White House released their latest visitor log which reveals that the abortion industry has an open door to the Obama administration.The October 2014 update reveals that Planned Parenthood president, Cecile Richards visited the White House, officially , most recently June 26,2014. Among the visitees listed were POTUS an acronym for President of the United States, Valerie Jarrett and David Plouffe. A tweet posted by Cecile Richards in May 2011 indicates that she met with Michele Obama, Valerie Jarrett and Nancy Keenan another abortion leader at a Women’s Leadership Forum. In addition, Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL, the...
  • DCCC: The Official 2014 Thanksgiving Cheat Sheet

    11/26/2014 1:05:35 PM PST · by iowamark · 58 replies
    DCCC ^ | 11/26/2014
    Here’s the one thing you need when your Tea Party relative starts an argument this Thanksgiving: The Official 2014 Thanksgiving Cheat Sheet!President Obama has achieved incredible progress for the United States. This Thanksgiving, show President Obama you have his back. Share this Cheat Sheet with your family and friends!
  • Romney, Bush Are Top GOP Contenders For 2016 Race, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds

    11/26/2014 12:48:54 PM PST · by C19fan · 79 replies
    Quinnipiac University ^ | November 26, 2014 | Staff
    Republican voters nationwide want 2012 presidential nominee Mitt Romney back in the game, giving him the top position at 19 percent in an early look at the 2016 presidential race in a Quinnipiac University national poll released today. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is next with 11 percent, followed by New Jersey Gov. Christopher Christie and Dr. Ben Carson at 8 percent each. No other Republican tops 6 percent, with 16 percent undecided. With Romney out of the race, Jeb Bush leads with 14 percent, followed by Christie at 11 percent, Carson at 9 percent and U.S. Sen. Rand Paul...
  • Will Obama be impeached now that Republicans control both houses of Congress?

    11/26/2014 12:42:17 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 99 replies
    Renew America ^ | Updated November 20, 2014 | By Stephen Stone, RenewAmerica President
    Shortly after communist-mentored Barack Obama was elected to the White House in 2008, I asked a brother at a family gathering, "Who's going to be president of the United States in 20 years?" Without hesitating, he said, "Barack Obama." More informed than most people I'd asked, he instantly got the drift of my question. As I was thinking through the implications of the de facto communist coup that precipitated the question, however, I was struck with a realization that gave me some degree of hope in the face of our nation's heightened peril. Although no major communist strongman in the...
  • Defense Secretary pick will be a challenge for Obama

    11/26/2014 10:04:50 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 49 replies
    Fox News ^ | Published November 26, 2014 | Fox News
    The Defense Secretary job opening is emerging as a thanks-but-no-thanks opportunity, as some of the top potential prospects have already said they’re not interested in the job. Within minutes of reports Monday that Secretary Chuck Hagel would resign, the names of Michele Flournoy and Rhode Island Sen. Jack Reed emerged as top prospects. But each made clear by the end of the day that they didn’t want the coveted but high-wire, Cabinet-level post. The new secretary would indeed step into a difficult and complicated world, with the emergence of the deadly and unpredictable militant group Islamic State, amid Defense Department...
  • The Ferguson Fraud

    11/26/2014 9:36:31 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    Politico Magazine ^ | November 25, 2014 | Rich Lowry
    The bitter irony of the Michael Brown case is that if he had actually put his hands up and said don't shoot, he would almost certainly be alive today. His family would have been spared an unspeakable loss, and Ferguson, Missouri wouldn't have experienced multiple bouts of rioting, including the torching of at least a dozen businesses the night it was announced that Officer Darren Wilson wouldn't be charged with a crime. Instead, the credible evidence (i.e., the testimony that doesn't contradict itself or the physical evidence) suggests that Michael Brown had no interest in surrendering. After committing an act...
  • Obama: ‘I Just Took An Action To Change The Law’

    11/26/2014 9:22:18 AM PST · by servo1969 · 27 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 11-26-2014 | JIM TREACHER
    The great thing about Obama’s teleprompter is that when he stops reading from it, he slips up and tells the truth.Daniel Halper: The White House has argued that President Obama’s executive amnesty order last week was made well within the existing law. But in remarks in Chicago tonight, President Obama went off script and admitted that in fact he unilaterally made changes to the law. President Obama made the admission after getting heckled for several minutes by immigration protesters. “Now, you’re absolutely right that there have been significant numbers of deportations. That’s true. But what you are not paying attention...
  • Time to Stop the Moderator Masochism

    11/26/2014 7:30:45 AM PST · by Kaslin · 52 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 26, 2014 | Brent Bozell
    On an interview tour for his new book on President Obama, NBC's Chuck Todd told Larry King that his conversations with Obama are "very nourishing." Even after six or seven years of adoration, reporters still sound like then-NBC reporter Lee Cowan admitting in 2008 that being assigned to the Obama campaign made his "knees quake." He wondered if "he could do the campaign justice," since it was "truly historic." With conservatism on the ascent again and Obama's legacy in tatters, it doesn't take psychic powers to guess the 2016 presidential cycle is going to be another brutal campaign for GOP...
  • The activist Attorney General Eric Holder

    11/26/2014 8:29:24 AM PST · by RedMDer · 24 replies
    Nov. 28, 2014 | RedMDer
    Attorney General Eric Holder plans to to continue a federal investigation into the shooting of robbery suspect Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson after a grand jury found that there was not enough evidence to even indict him. The grand jury after many months, days and hours of seeing and hearing evidence, studying the evidence and hearing testimony found no fault with Officer Wilson regarding the incident. He was doing what police officers are supposed to do, protect the community from crime. Mr. Holder needs to answer to the American People why he thinks it is imperative to pursue this...
  • Al Sharpton Has Time To Incite Racial Violence In Ferguson But No Time To Pay His Taxes

    11/26/2014 7:44:53 AM PST · by SleeperCatcher · 25 replies
    Absolute Rights ^ | 11/25/2014 | Jon E Dougherty
    Race hustler and “Reverend” Al Sharton, better known as “CI-7″ (Confidential Informant 7) to the FBI once upon a time, is in trouble again, though you wouldn’t know it by the dearth of mainstream media reportage. Seems the perennial race-baiter has plenty of time to gin up problems and incite violence in Ferguson, Missouri, following a decision by a St. Louis County grand jury that there was not enough evidence to indict police officer Darren Wilson over the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown, but no time to pay his “fair share” of federal taxes.
  • Obama to Introduce Sweeping New Controls on Ozone Emissions

    11/26/2014 6:55:54 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 18 replies
    New York Times ^ | November 25, 2014 | By CORAL DAVENPORT
    The Obama administration is expected to release on Wednesday a contentious and long-delayed environmental regulation to curb emissions of ozone, a smog-causing pollutant linked to asthma, heart disease and premature death. The sweeping regulation, which would aim at smog from power plants and factories across the country, particularly in the Midwest, would be the latest in a series of Environmental Protection Agency controls on air pollution that wafts from smokestacks and tailpipes. Such regulations, released under the authority of the Clean Air Act, have become a hallmark of President Obama’s administration. Environmentalists and public health advocates have praised the E.P.A....