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  • Corbett cuts $72M from state budget, calls for action on pension reform

    10/24/2014 10:33:38 PM PDT · by Tamzee · 1 replies
    Pittsburgh Business Times ^ | July 10, 2014 | Paul J. Gough
    Gov. Tom Corbett blasted the General Assembly and line-item vetoed more than $70 million from the budget but signed the rest of it into law Thursday. The line-item veto removed $65 million in proposed spending from the General Assembly's own funding, which he said was equivalent to the legislators' surplus, as well as $7.2 million from general appropriations. (snip) Corbett reserved more ire for the General Assembly in what he said was its failure to address the public-pension crisis, an issue he has campaigned for big changes including a move toward a 401(k)-style system for new state employee and public...
  • [Dem] Ad being pulled from Paducah radio after claims on tolls rated false by station

    10/24/2014 10:06:31 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 1 replies
    cn|2 Pure Politics ^ | 10/24/2014 | Jacqueline Pitts
    A radio ad from the Kentucky House Democratic Caucus Campaign Committee is being pulled from the air in the 3rd District state House race after the group twisted the wording of the Republican candidate on tolls. ............................................ "He told the Courier-Journal, in writing, that putting up tolls on our local roads was his chief priority,” the announcer in the ad says. “So Bridges will hike tolls for western Kentucky drivers.” Hear the radio ad here: Local radio station WKYQ reviewed the ad and citations, at Bridges’ request, and decided to pull the ad from their airwaves. The station said because...
  • Truthy Removes Part of Website That Monitored Conservative Hashtags

    10/24/2014 9:24:58 PM PDT · by lbryce · 5 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | October 23, 2014 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The National Science Foundation (NSF) project designed to track “misinformation” on Twitter has removed portions of its website that monitored political users, including conservatives who used the “tcot” hashtag. “Truthy,” the nearly $1 million research project being conducted by the University of Indiana, has redesigned its website following the Washington Free Beacon’s initial report on the study. Truthy Removes Part of Website That Monitored Conservative Hashtags Free Beacon prohibited from asking further questions about project The service is intended to monitor “suspicious memes” and “false and misleading ideas,” with a major focus on political activity online. Truthy has received increased...
  • BREAKING: Judicial Watch Obtains List of Fast and Furious Documents ..

    10/23/2014 1:12:18 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 28 replies
    Town Hall ^ | Oct. 23, 2014 | Kattie Pavlich
    Late last night the Department of Justice complied with a court order and turned over a list to government watchdog Judicial Watch , known as a Vaughn Index, of Fast and Furious documents being held from Congress and the American people under President Obama's assertion of executive privilege. Not surprisingly, DOJ failed to fully comply with the requirements of providing a Vaughn Index. The Vaughn index explains 15,662 documents. Typically, a Vaughn index must: (1) identify each record withheld; (2) state the statutory exemption claimed; and (3) explain how disclosure would damage the interests protected by the claimed exemption. The...
  • Why the government is putting all Americans in danger (video)

    10/24/2014 7:50:58 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 12 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 10-24-2014 | Bill O'Reilly
    Talking Points Commentary - The O'Reilly Factor - 10-24-2014
  • Are Illegal Aliens Deciding Elections? The Answer May Surprise You…

    10/24/2014 6:03:14 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 25 replies
    westernjournalism.com ^ | october 24, 2014 | L Todd Wood
    In a stunning piece today by the Washington Post, a study revealed that non-U.S. citizens are deciding American elections in recent years. It is stated that in the last two election cycles, upwards of six-plus percent of illegal immigrants actually voted. Up to fourteen percent were actually registered to vote.  There are approximately twelve million illegal aliens in the United States; this is a huge number.
  • Freeper Canteen - Tunes For Our Troops - 25 Oct 2014

    10/24/2014 5:59:00 PM PDT · by AZamericonnie · 188 replies
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  • Joe Biden votes early, but ‘what’s with the glue stick?’ [photo]

    10/24/2014 1:26:06 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 42 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 10-24-2014 | Twitchy staff
    Joe Biden votes early, but ‘what’s with the glue stick?’ [photo] 1:25 pm on October 24, 2014 by Twitchy StaffVice President Biden ✔ @VP Follow Vice President Biden just cast his ballot in Delaware for this year's midterm elections → 12:20 PM - 24 Oct 2014 Vice President Joe Biden voted early in the election without accidentally disenfranchising himself, but something on the table caught the eye of some who saw the photo: Why's he got a whole bunch of glue sticks?....
  • (Vanity) Immediately upon release from hospital, Nina Pham hustled to Whitehouse for photo op (pic)

    10/24/2014 12:07:53 PM PDT · by AAABEST · 55 replies
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  • Nevada is the Best State in America

    10/24/2014 9:18:10 AM PDT · by redreno · 32 replies
    http://www.washingtonpost.com ^ | 10/24/2014 | By Reid Wilson
    College is getting more expensive. Tuition plus room and board at a four-year institution cost more than $23,000, on average, in the 2011-2012 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, about $10,000 a year more than the price tag in 1991-1992. Paying for college takes a lot of planning, scrimping and saving. And no state does more to help its citizens save for their children’s future than Nevada.
  • ALLIES CRUMBLING NAZI LINES IN HOLLAND; LEYTE DRIVE GAINS (10/24/44)

    10/24/2014 4:19:58 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 31 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 10/24/44 | Clifton Daniel, Harold Denny, W.H. Lawrence, A.C. Sedgwick, Milton Bracker, Lindesay Parrott
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  • Obama Covered Up Emails For Eric Holder In Fast And Furious Scandal (executive privilege)

    10/24/2014 2:55:31 AM PDT · by Libloather · 24 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | 10/23/14 | James Beattie
    **SNIP** Other information in the ‘Vaughn index’, according to Judicial Watch, included: –Numerous emails that detail Attorney General Holder’s direct involvement in crafting talking points, the timing of public disclosures, and handling Congressional inquiries in the Fast and Furious matter. –DOJ communications (including those of Eric Holder) concerning the White House about Fast and Furious. –Communications to and from the United States Ambassador to Mexico about Fast and Furious.
  • Wendy Davis Embraces Obama

    10/24/2014 12:13:04 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Breitbart Texas ^ | October 23, 2014 | Kristin Tate
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)HOUSTON, Texas -- While State Senator and gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis had previously distanced herself from President Obama, who currently has a low approval rating, the state senator openly embraced his big-government policies during a recent campaign stop. As Davis continues to trail her opponent, Attorney General Greg Abbott, in the polls, she has made desperate attempts to gain traction at the last minute. "I have been very pleased and proud to have the support of my president," Davis announced at a get-out-the-vote event in the Houston area on Tuesday. She was attempting to appeal to African American voters, according...
  • Woman recalls efforts to save Cpl. Nathan Cirillo at War Memorial [you are loved, you are brave...]

    10/24/2014 12:06:08 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 31 replies
    CBC Radio ^ | October 23, 2014 | Carol Off speaks with Barbara Winters
    People across the country are mourning the death of Corporal Nathan Cirillo today. Since his shooting death at the war memorial in Ottawa, there has been an outpouring of sympathy for his family and his comrades in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders reserve force. Barbara Winters shares that feeling. She is now a lawyer but she spent 17 years in the Naval Reserve. And she was one of those who came to the aid of Nathan Cirillo yesterday in the moments after he was attacked. In an emotional interview with As It Happens host Carol Off, she recalls her efforts...
  • Family, friends of Thomas Duncan protest outside hospital

    10/23/2014 11:29:47 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 58 replies
    MyFoxDFW ^ | Oct 23, 2014 9:46 PM CDT | myfoxdfw.com Staff
    Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital has admitted that mistakes were made in the treatment of the first Ebola patient in the U.S., Thomas Duncan, and his family members have been very critical of the hospital since his death. Some family members and friends went to Presbyterian to stage a silent protest Thursday night. The silent protest boiled over into strong emotions, with some speaking out about their feelings.
  • Open Letter from Lt. Governor Dan Forest regarding NC Marriage Amendment

    10/23/2014 10:43:24 PM PDT · by JSDude1 · 11 replies
    NCPoliticalNews.com ^ | Oct. 22, 2014 | Editor
    All I have to say is: God Bless MY Lt. Gov. (the man who I want as our ~next~ NC Governor). Looks like we finally have someone with guts who understands the true role of Federalism!! Just goes to show (along with the ruling yesterday out of Puerto Rico-along with their public rally for real marriage). That it's not too late on this issue!
  • 'I ain't taking the subway no moreFear panic spreads as NYC Ebola doctor's 10day itinerary [PHOTOS]

    10/23/2014 9:37:24 PM PDT · by dennisw · 143 replies
    Daily Mail UK with Photos ^ | 23 October 2014 | Josh Gardner
    Fear and panic spreads as Ebola doctor's 10-day itinerary reveals he rode three subway lines, ate out, went bowling and took an Uber taxi before testing positive for deadly virus Doctors Without Borders physician Dr. Craig Spencer visited a busy Williamsburg bowling alley Wednesday night just hours before becoming ill The 33-year-old took an Uber car to Brooklyn from his home in Harlem He tested positive for the deadly virus, New York's first diagnosis Ebola panic is swarming New York City tonight as it emerged infected doctor Craig Spencer rode the subway, visited a crowded bowling hot spot and took...
  • Prosecutors: Michigan Girl Meant To Kill Family

    10/23/2014 11:36:00 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 18 replies
    YahooNews ^ | October 23, 2014 | COREY WILLIAMS
    Prosecutors: Michigan Girl Meant To Kill Family By COREY WILLIAMS PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old girl accused of stabbing her younger brother as part of a plot to kill her family so that she could run off with a 23-year-old man appeared in a suburban Detroit courtroom Thursday, where a judge set her bond at $1 million. The girl, who is charged as an adult with assault with intent to murder and conspiracy to commit murder in last Friday's attack, wore a red jail jumpsuit at the hearing, which her parents attended. Michael Rivera, the man she allegedly...
  • Michael Brown-Linked Brawl Sparks Probe (Mom's posse vs. Grandma's people over souvenir merchandise)

    10/23/2014 6:08:46 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    Courthouse News Service ^ | October 23, 2014 | Joe Harris
    FERGUSON, Mo. (CN) - Police are investigating an assault allegedly involving Michael Brown's mother that happened Saturday. The incident happened at about 8:15 p.m. in the parking lot of a barbeque restaurant, just blocks where Brown was killed. KTVI-TV reported that Brown's grandmother Pearlie Gordon was selling T-shirts and other Michael Brown merchandise with Brown's cousin Tony Petty. A car pulled up and several people got out, including Brown's mother, Lesley McSpadden, according to a police report. A witness described McSpadden yelling: "You can't sell this [expletive]." One of the relatives who was selling the merchandise is said to have...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 24 October 2014

    10/23/2014 5:58:56 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 72 replies
    October 23, 2014 | Canteen Crew
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  • Police Complain 'Our Hands Are Tied, We're Standing Like Dolls'

    10/23/2014 4:13:29 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 11 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 23/10/14 | Uzi Baruch & Ari Yashar
    A Border Patrol officer serving in eastern Jerusalem has for the first time revealed the police helplessness in dealing with the "silent intifada" that has been gripping the capital in recent months, as Arab rock, firebomb and even gunfire attacks rise sharply. Speaking on Channel 2's "Shesh Im" TV program Thursday, a day after a Hamas terrorist wounded nine with his car including a three-month-old baby who was killed in the attack, the officer admitted the Border Patrol warriors are forced to "stand like dolls" against the Arab terror. "We feel like our hands are tied," the combat officer revealed,...
  • DNC Chair Unable To Name A Single Senate Race President Obama Is Campaigning In [VIDEO]

    10/23/2014 3:54:17 PM PDT · by lbryce · 18 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 23, 2014 | Al Weaver
    It’s official: Debbie Wasserman Schultz cannot name one competitive U.S. Senate race President Obama is campaigning in. In an interview with Bloomberg Politics’ Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, Wasserman Schultz refused to answer what senate campaigns the president is campaigning for on four separate occasions in a span of 90 seconds. “Why is Bill Clinton campaigning in competitive senate races and the president not?” asked Halperin “Um, the president is campaigning in competitive races,” responded Wasserman Schultz. “No, in competitive senate races. President Clinton is, President Obama isn’t. Why?” Halperin asked again. “The president is campaigning in competitive races during...
  • First case of Ebola confirmed in Mali: health minister

    10/23/2014 2:54:25 PM PDT · by Crazieman · 7 replies
    Roto-Reuters ^ | 10/23/2014
    BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali said on Thursday it had detected its first confirmed case of Ebola, making it the sixth West African country to be touched by the worst outbreak on record of the deadly hemorrhagic fever. Health Minister Ousmane Kone told state television that the patient in the western region of Kayes was a two-year-old girl who had recently arrived from neighboring Guinea, where the outbreak began.
  • The Shah's Son emerges

    10/23/2014 2:53:11 PM PDT · by freedom44 · 35 replies
    FSM ^ | 10/23/14 | Slater Bakhtavar
    More in keeping with his father's views, Reza is generally sympathetic towards the United States - with whom relations were cordial before the fall of the Shah - and while he loves his country and intends for it to be a puppet state to no one, he does personally agree with many American political values. This is only natural given his democratic views, as the population of his country boasts a majority of Persian youth under the age of 30, with progressive views more in line with modern Western ideals than those espoused by the older, Arabic populations of the...
  • NAACP:Let’s Create Confusion During the 2014 Election By Deliberately Misleading Voters

    10/23/2014 1:08:35 PM PDT · by lbryce · 19 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | October 23, 2014 | Staff
    Original Title: NAACP Speaker’s Alleged Remarks: Let’s Create Confusion During the Nov.2014 Election By Deliberately Misleading Voters According to a letter from a lawyer for the State of North Carolina to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), a speaker at a recent NAACP conference in North Carolina urged audience members to mislead the NAACP’s own members into believing they do not need to register to vote in advance, or that they do not need to vote at their assigned polling place. Why? The letter alleges: To create confusion and animosity during the upcoming mid-term elections in...
  • Islamic State Militants Now World's Richest

    10/23/2014 12:53:29 PM PDT · by lbryce · 24 replies
    AFP via Yahoo News ^ | October 23, 2014 | Staff
    The Islamic State has become the world's wealthiest terror group, generating tens of millions of dollars a month from black market oil sales, ransoms and extortion, officials said Thursday. It earns $1 million a day alone by selling crude oil from fields captured when the group swept across Iraq and Syria earlier this year, said David Cohen, Treasury undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence. Because the group, also known as ISIL, has "amassed wealth at an unprecedented pace" from different sources than most terror groups, it presents a particular challenge to the US and its allies working to choke off...
  • Nevada rancher Bundy makes campaign pitch

    10/23/2014 11:47:24 AM PDT · by redreno · 4 replies
    The Southern Nevada rancher who was criticized earlier this year for suggesting black people were better off as slaves is raising eyebrows again. Cliven Bundy appears in a campaign ad to elect an African-American man to Congress, saying he ought to be able to say what he wants without being labeled a racist. Third-party candidate Kamau Bakari appeared alongside Bundy and posted the video online last week. It’s since attracted more than 50,000 views on YouTube.
  • Emotional sergeant-at-arms is greeted back to parliament with a rousing standing ovation a day after

    10/23/2014 9:14:47 AM PDT · by LeonardFMason · 26 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | October 23, 2014 | Updated: 13:15 EST, October 23, 2014 | Lydia Warren
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2804992/The-incredible-moment-heroic-sergeant-arms-58-greeted-lengthy-standing-ovation-returning-Parliament-day-shot-dead-gunman.html
  • Obama Asserts Fast and Furious Executive Privilege Claim for Holder’s Wife

    10/23/2014 10:19:50 AM PDT · by Red Steel · 44 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | OCTOBER 23, 2014
    Judicial Watch announced today that it received from the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) a “Vaughn index” detailing records about the Operation Fast and Furious scandal. The index was forced out of the Obama administration thanks to JW’s June 2012 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and subsequent September 2012 FOIA lawsuit (Judicial Watch v. Department of Justice (No. 1:12-cv-01510)). A federal court had ordered the production over the objections of the Obama Justice Department. The document details the Attorney General Holder’s personal involvement in managing the Justice Department’s strategy on media and Congressional investigations into the Fast and Furious...
  • Dems Blast the “Tricky, Little-Known Maneuver” That Passed Obamacare (Reconciliation Schadenfreude)

    10/23/2014 10:01:09 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 39 replies
    Powerline ^ | 20 October 2014 | John Hinderaker
    Former Secretary of Labor Bob Reich, on behalf of MoveOn, warns Democrats what will happen if Republicans take control of the Senate: they may use a “tricky, little-known maneuver” to “ram through” their “right-wing policies” with only 51 votes, instead of the 60 votes “usually required” in the Senate. Here he is:Reconciliation
  • Holder’s Justice Department Isn’t Interested in the Facts in Ferguson

    10/23/2014 9:49:36 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 24 replies
    PJ Media ^ | October 23, 2014 | Bryan Preston
    The official autopsy of Michael Brown leaked Wednesday. It strongly suggests that there was an altercation between Brown and Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson before the 18-year-old man was shot dead on August 9. The autopsy also revealed that Brown had been using marijuana, and had enough THC in his system to trigger hallucinations. The Justice Department is angry — with the leak. The U.S. Department of Justice condemned the leaks Wednesday as “irresponsible and highly troubling” and said, “There seems to be an inappropriate effort to influence public opinion about this case.” That’s rich coming from a Justice Department...
  • Ebola Today: 322 Have Died in Five Days (720 new cases)

    10/23/2014 9:09:17 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 13 replies
    Boston.com ^ | October 22, 2014 | By Chelsea Rice and Jack Pickell
    2:15 p.m. ET: Sad and scary numbers. The World Health Organization updated case and mortality figures in the Ebola outbreak this afternoon. The latest numbers: Number of cases worldwide in the current outbreak: 9,936 (Climbed 720 in five days) Number of deaths: 4,877 (Climbed 322 in five days) Countries currently affected by Ebola: Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Spain, and the United States of America. Countries where the outbreak has ended: Nigeria (Oct. 19), Senegal (Oct. 17)
  • The Sikorski Flap

    10/23/2014 9:04:14 AM PDT · by mac_truck · 10 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | 10/22/2014 | Daniel Larison
    Unsurprisingly, it turns out that an alleged Russian proposal to partition Ukraine with Poland in 2008 never happened. Now the Polish politician who made the claim, the ex-foreign minister and current speaker Radek Sikorski, is in a bit of trouble back home: The claim of a Russian offer was explosive, and dominated Polish media for much of the day Tuesday. But after an embarrassing series of news conferences, Mr Sikorski was forced to admit it had never happened. A media-savvy former reporter who has handled the press with aplomb for years, Mr Sikorski acknowledged that “my memory failed me,” and...
  • Michael Brown’s Granny & Mother Brawl in Street Over T-Shirts & Swag

    10/23/2014 9:03:01 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 60 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | 10-23-2014 | Jim Hoft
    This explains a lot. Michael Brown’s mother, grandmother and auntie brawled on the corner of Canfield and West Florissant late Saturday over the rights to T-shirt sales. T-shirts for sale at Michael Brown’s funeral.The brawl was captured by surveillance cameras.FOX 2 reported: In a recent statement, Michael Brown’s mother asked that her son not be part of self-serving business or political actions as she pleaded that he be remembered for the good. A reported assault and theft this past weekend may dramatically underscore that sentiment.It happened Saturday night, October 18th, at about 8:15 pm in the parking lot of Red’s...
  • A New Ebola Vaccine? Thank Dick Cheney

    10/23/2014 7:45:13 AM PDT · by xzins · 21 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 23 Oct 2014
    Thomas Geisbert spent the ’90s scraping together funds to work on an Ebola cure. Occasionally, he’d get enough to test a potential vaccine in primates, but the monkeys always died. There was just never enough money. The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and Dick Cheney helped change that. Cheney, then the vice president, said he feared assaults by bioterrorists could be far more devastating than what happened that day, and became an advocate in the George W. Bush White House At least seven drugs now being tested -- including some used to treat Ebola victims in the U.S. -- grew...
  • Sen Jeff Sessions: Amnesty Hurts African-Americans the Most

    10/23/2014 7:33:09 AM PDT · by xzins · 27 replies
    Conservative HQ ^ | 10/22/14 | CHQ Staff
    In an exclusive interview conducted by our friend Matt Boyle of Breitbart, Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama argued that amnesty for illegal aliens and other immigration policies favored by Obama and the Democrats will be Jeff Sessionsfinancially devastating -- especially to African-American workers. Sessions' passion for putting the interests of working Americans first and his commitment to conservative principles demonstrates once again why he has been steadily rising in our CHQ 2016 presidential straw poll. The Alabama Senator has been a leader in the fight to expose the Democrats’ plans to legalize millions of immigrants. Here are a few quotes...
  • Chicagoland voting machine casts candidate’s vote for his Dem opponent

    10/21/2014 6:03:11 PM PDT · by george76 · 42 replies
    SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – Admitting his confidence in Cook County ballot integrity is shaken, State Representative Candidate Jim Moynihan (R-56), was shocked today when he tried to cast a vote for himself and the voting machine cast it for his opponent instead. “While early voting at the Schaumburg Public Library today, I tried to cast a vote for myself and instead it cast the vote for my opponent,” said Moynihan. “You could imagine my surprise as the same thing happened with a number of races when I tried to vote for a Republican and the machine registered a vote for a...
  • CANADIANS SEIZE PORT IN SCHELDE DRIVE; JAPANESE PUSHED TOWARD LEYTE HILLS (10/23/44)

    10/23/2014 4:20:09 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 27 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 10/23/44 | Clifton Daniel, David Anderson, W.H. Lawrence, Frank L. Kluckhohn, Hanson W. Baldwin
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  • CBS World News Today – October 22, 1944

    10/23/2014 4:14:23 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 1 replies
    archive.org ^ | 10/22/44
    Douglas Edwards CBS World News Today
  • Blue Cross reveals 2015 health insurance rates

    10/23/2014 3:11:47 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 22 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 10/22/2014 | Jonathan Drew
    North Carolina's largest health insurer said on Wednesday that 2015 rates will rise by more than 13 percent on average for buyers of individual Affordable Care Act policies. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina discussed the expected rate increases in a teleconference several weeks ahead of the Nov. 15 kickoff for the enrollment period for coverage starting in January. Blue Cross said rates would rise an average of 13.5 percent for 315,000 customers who enrolled this year in individual plans that comply with President Barack Obama's health insurance law. It cautioned that the actual increase for each person...
  • Ebola riot in Sierra Leone kills two as WHO to launch vaccine trials

    10/23/2014 1:55:56 AM PDT · by AAABEST · 25 replies
    Sowetan Live ^ | October 23, 2014 | By Sapa-AFP
    [cut] Meanwhile doctors said Wednesday two people died in a riot the day before in eastern Sierra Leone, which erupted when health workers tried to take a blood sample from a 90-year-old woman suspected of having Ebola. Several buildings were attacked and gangs of youths roamed the streets shouting "No more Ebola!" Sierra Leone and neighbouring Guinea and Liberia are the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak, the world's worst ever, which has killed more than 4,500 people including a handful outside the region. Health teams are working desperately to slow the alarming spread of the virus, with experts warning the...
  • In Senate races, little talk of Ferguson. Will that hurt black voter turnout?

    10/22/2014 4:55:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor's DC Decoder ^ | October 22, 2014 | Francine Kiefer
    African-Americans are engaged in intense discussions about the race and justice issues raised this summer. But the Senate candidates – many in tight races that could determine control of the chamber – aren’t talking about Ferguson.Ankeny, Iowa — In the razor-thin Senate race in Iowa, Tara Patterson, a sought-after African-American voter, is deeply disappointed that neither candidate is talking about what’s most important to her: race and justice issues that can be summed up in one word, Ferguson. The mother of a son in middle school and another in high school says she wants “African-American boys to be able to...
  • Will Michelle Obama go into politics next?

    10/22/2014 7:28:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 82 replies
    The New York Post's Page Six ^ | October 22, 2014 | Richard Johnson
    Michelle Obama is being urged by her husband’s true believers to move to California when she leaves the White House and to pursue the US Senate seat expected to be vacated by Dianne Feinstein in 2018. The oldest member of the Senate, Feinstein, 81, has strongly suggested this will be her last term, Richard Turley will report in Orbmagazine.com on Thursday. The first couple haven’t said where they’ll go when Barack Obama leaves office in 26 months, but Los Angeles is the leading contender. “Barack could golf year-round, and Michelle could emerge from his shadow after 20 years and retake...
  • Canadian PM Calls Attacker ‘Terrorist,’ Vows ‘We Will Not be Intimidated’

    10/22/2014 7:29:38 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 66 replies
    PJ Media ^ | October 22, 2014 | Bridget Johnson
    Speaking for the first time since a gunman attacked parliament earlier today, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper called the week’s multiple assaults “a grim reminder that Canada is not immune to the types of terrorist attacks we have seen elsewhere around the world.” Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, 24, a reservist serving in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, was shot and killed while guarding the National War Memorial in Ottawa. Minutes later, a gunman opened fire inside the halls of parliament before he was shot to death by House of Commons Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vicker. The CBC reported that police confirmed a photo...
  • Eric Holder's Top Deputy Resigns Amid Revelation Fast and Furious Guns Used in Phoenix Crime

    10/17/2014 9:46:36 AM PDT · by george76 · 19 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 17 Oct 2014 | Matthew Boyle
    The top deputy to Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation on Thursday amid revelations that Operation Fast and Furious scandal guns were used to harm Americans in Phoenix in 2013, a development top congressional Republicans say President Obama’s administration sought to cover up. ... Holder, the attorney general, has failed to cooperate with the Fast and Furious congressional investigation led by Issa and Grassley. Holder was voted, on a bipartisan basis, into both criminal and civil contempt of Congress—a first in the history of the United States for a Cabinet-level official—after he failed to provide documents to Issa’s committee...
  • What election? Network news gives up on covering midterms

    10/22/2014 6:24:06 PM PDT · by xzins · 38 replies
    Hot Air ^ | October 22, 2014 | Noah Rothman
    It is probably safe to assume that you have been following the midterm elections closely. You decided to click on this link, which would indicate that you have at least a passing interest in the coming national vote in which Americans will determine which party controls the upper chamber of Congress for the remainder of the Obama presidency. If, however, you have been closely following the coverage of the coming midterms, you might have noticed that network news outlets do not appear to share your enthusiasm. YouÂ’re not imagining things. According to an exhaustive study performed by Media Research Center...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 23 October 2014

    10/22/2014 6:00:06 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 86 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ ARCTIC EAGLES Two F-15C Eagles prepare to return to their simulated air combat portion of the Arctic Challenge exercise over Norway, Sept. 20, 2013. The pilots are assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing. Six nations participated in the exercise to boost interoperability between NATO, the United States, the United Kingdom and members of the Nordic Defense Cooperation. U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Christopher Mesnard Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who...
  • Report: At least seven black witnesses have corroborated Darren Wilson’s testimony before grand jury

    10/22/2014 5:55:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    Hot Air ^ | October 22, 2014 | Allahpundit
    An addendum to Ed’s post this morning. Per WaPo, it’s not just the forensic evidence that’s backing Wilson up. [M]ore than a half-dozen unnamed black witnesses have provided testimony to a St. Louis County grand jury that supports Wilson’s account of events of Aug. 9, according to several people familiar with the investigation who spoke with The Washington Post. Some of the physical evidence — including blood spatter analysis, shell casings and ballistics tests — also supports Wilson’s account of the shooting, the Post sources said, which cast Brown as an aggressor who threatened the officer’s life. The sources spoke...
  • Suge Knight, Too $hort, Katt Williams Make a Cameo in Sen. Yee Corruption Trial (RAT missiles)

    10/22/2014 5:20:31 PM PDT · by Libloather · 2 replies
    SF Weekly ^ | 10/22/14 | Max A. Cherney
    Perhaps the last trio you'd expect to see mentioned in the State Sen. Leland Yee corruption trial is comedian Katt Williams, rapper Too $hort, and hip-hop mogul Suge Knight. Strangely enough, recent court documents reveal some interesting details and even more curious connections between some of the defendants in the Yee case and the three famous guys mentioned above. For starters, Keith Jackson — the former school board member who who got tangled up in the corruption case when he allegedly helped Yee obtain campaign donations in excess of the legal limits — was heard on wire taps bragging to...
  • Suspected shooter identified in Canada attack (CNN identified him as a "convert to Islam")

    10/22/2014 5:00:56 PM PDT · by Innovative · 36 replies
    CNN ^ | Oct 22, 2014 | By Ashley Fantz, Josh Levs and Catherine E. Shoichet, CNN
    Michael Zehaf-Bibeau has been identified by Canadian officials to their American counterparts as the suspected gunman, multiple U.S. officials told CNN. The gunman was killed after two shooting incidents -- one at the Canada War Memorial, and another just minutes later nearby inside Parliament. Bibeau, who was born in 1982, was a convert to Islam and had a history of drug use before he converted, two sources said. Investigators haven't provided any possible motives for the shooting. The violence at Parliament comes just days after Canada raised its terror alert Friday. The suspect in Monday's vehicle attack, Martin Rouleau Couture,...