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  • Gingrich Blisters Clinton! She Was Wrong on Brexit, Libya and Russia Reset [VIDEO]

    06/26/2016 4:32:31 PM PDT · by WayneDupreeShow · 17 replies
    Newsninja2012 ^ | 6-26-16 | Wayne Dupree
    This was so good I could keep watching it over and over again. Former Speaker Of the House Newt Gingrich was on his game earlier today as a Fox News guest. The way he takes down Hillary Clinton is a template for anyone else running for a seat this election cycle. She was wrong on Brexit, she was wrong on Libya, she was wrong on the 'reset' with Russia. I mean, what has she been right about? If Hillary Clinton leads this nation's foreign policy, where does that lead our country? Even a blind man can see her failures and...
  • Bernie Hits Bump on Univision: Speechless on Socialism’s Failures

    05/26/2016 11:32:08 AM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 5/26/16 | Edgard Portela |
    The Democrats’ socialist candidate for President of the United States, Bernie Sanders, was seriously tripped up this week in an interview with Univision’s León Krauze. When asked to explain the failure of socialist governments in Venezuela, Argentina and Brazil, Sanders completely clammed up, saying he has an opinion on the subject, but was unwilling to share it, as he is “focused on my campaign.”
  • 13 Incompetent Failures in the Obama Administration

    05/20/2016 12:28:24 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 18 replies
    PJ Media ^ | May 20, 2016 | Tyler O'Neil
    The incompetence of the Obama administration has had its shining moments -- the Obamacare rollout, the Benghazi coverup, and Hillary Clinton's email server prominent among them. This month, a New York Times profile of Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes has again reminded the American people of the failures of the current president. Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton said such scandal is the natural result of Barack Obama's staffing choices. This "is what happens when you put van drivers and campaign flaks and failed novelists in charge of foreign policy and national security," he declared. Cotton was barely scratching the surface....
  • New breaches revealed in report that says Secret Service is ‘in crisis’

    12/03/2015 6:48:07 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 23 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 12-3-15 | Carol D. Leonnig
    A man masquerading as a member of Congress walked into a secure backstage area without being properly screened and spoke with President Obama at an awards dinner last fall. Five days later, a woman walked backstage unchecked at a gala dinner where Obama was a featured guest. Months after that, two people strolled unnoticed past a Secret Service checkpoint into the first layer of the White House grounds. The incidents were among a half-dozen previously undisclosed security breaches since 2013 that were detailed in an extensive, bipartisan congressional investigation of the inner workings of the Secret Service. In a critical...
  • Why Our Electronic Gizmos Inevitably Die

    01/28/2015 9:11:12 AM PST · by dennisw · 55 replies
    12/23/2014 | Robert X Cringely
    Almost ever electronic device made today except some for the military have solder joints that contain no lead. This is an effort to save our groundwater and our public health. The fact that the lead has been generally replaced with silver or bismuth, both of which are actually greater health risks than lead, well we’ll leave that one for Ralph Nader. The longer-term trend is toward all-tin connections, anyway, but they don’t work very well, either. Costs have gone up for computers with lead-free solder, mean time between failures (MTBF) has gone down (in this case down is bad) and...
  • The Missing Media Label For Obama's Presidency

    05/24/2014 9:43:05 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 26 replies
    Investors.com ^ | May 23, 2014 | IBD Editorial
    Bias: President Obama repeatedly claims to know nothing about scandals, blames others for problems and has failed to achieve most of his stated goals. If he were a Republican, what do you think the press would call him? When a reporter asked in a two-part question whether Obama had been "caught by surprise" by the mushrooming scandal at the VA, Obama ignored it. It was a good question. The White House had earlier claimed that Obama only learned about attempts at VA hospitals to falsify records and hide chronic delays after reading about it in the newspaper, despite mounting evidence...
  • Michelle Tells Grads: ‘I Could Take Up a Whole Afternoon Talking About’ Barack’s Failures

    05/20/2013 8:48:03 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 18 replies
    CNS News ^ | May 20, 2013 | Melenie Hunter
    Complete Headline: Michelle Obama Tells Grads: ‘I Could Take Up a Whole Afternoon Talking About’ Barack Obama’s Failures First lady Michelle Obama in her commencement speech at a high school in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday said she could “take up a whole afternoon talking about” her husband’s failures. “And then there’s this guy, Barack Obama, who lost – I could take up a whole afternoon talking about his failures, but – he lost his first race for Congress, and now he gets to call himself my husband,” she told graduates of Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet High School during commencement...
  • Sebelius Tries To Blame GOP For Coming ObamaCare Failures

    04/11/2013 4:53:30 PM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    IBD ^ | 4/11/13 | Editorial
    Health Care: As Democrats grow increasingly worried that ObamaCare will explode on the launch pad just as midterm elections get going, the Obama administration seeks to pin blame on Republicans. Good luck with that. Earlier this week, Health and Human Services head Kathleen Sebelius admitted that she didn't realize how complicated getting ObamaCare off the ground would be. Sebelius complained that "no one fully anticipated" the difficulties involved in implementing ObamaCare, or how confusing it would be with the public. She wasn't talking about the massive and impossible task of imposing central planning on one-sixth of the nation's economy. Instead,...
  • Benghazi and President Obama's Foreign Policy -- Proactive or Reactive?

    10/20/2012 12:50:36 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 3 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | October 20, 2012 | Dan Miller
    President Obama's foreign policy has provided many examples of leading from behind. The expression "leading from behind," as used in this article, means: 1. Waiting while allies decide what to do and then following along. Doing that assumes substantial congruity of interest with our allies. To the extent that such congruity may exist at all, it is neither uniform nor perpetual nor consistent. 2. "Leading from behind" also, and of more significance here, means reactive leadership -- waiting for a bad and perhaps irreversible situation to develop and then scrambling to find politically convenient explanations to offer and actions to...
  • Allen West: Obama is doing well in the polls because his failures aren’t being articulated well

    10/03/2012 5:31:41 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 21 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | October 2nd, 2012 | The Right Scoop via Fox News
    Allen West weighs in on the new 2007 video, mostly saying that he doesn’t believe it is of as much consequence as Benghazi-gate, ballots not getting to our troops overseas, the debt, etc. Those are the things he’s concerned about. When asked why Obama is doing so well in the polls, he says simply that everyone keeps saying Obama’s policies have failed, but they aren’t articulating why. Which is what he says Romney needs to do. Watch:
  • Obama: The Green Energy Nightmare

    03/22/2012 10:30:59 AM PDT · by Chris in VA · 6 replies
    American Live Wire ^ | 3/22/12 | David Webb
    Sometimes when you peruse the headlines online, you have to wonder what Barack Obama is really thinking. Is he really that obtuse about green energy and it’s impact on America?
  • Levi Johnston and Sarah Palin Book Debuts Bomb

    09/24/2011 12:31:01 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 47 replies
    hollywoodreporter.com ^ | September 23, 2011 | Andy Lewis
    Hard sales numbers will not be available for a week but the rankings on Amazon and Barnes & Noble provide a good indication of consumer interest. The Rogue is ranked in the fifties on both Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Deer in the Headlights is hovering in the seven hundreds on Amazon and in the two hundreds on Barnes & Noble.
  • Psychologist to educators: Failure of black males to graduate not your fault

    01/26/2011 1:33:23 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 76 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | January 25, 2011 | Jason Schultz
    A noted psychologist told a gathering of teachers, school officials and parents that the reason why black males are struggling to graduate high school has very little to do with the failures of teachers. It has much more to do with the failures of modern society, he said. "I'm unwilling to stand up here and pretend that you are somehow responsible for their failures," Na'im Akbar told teachers Tuesday at a symposium on graduation rates at Atlantic Community High School. The symposium was the second meeting of a task force started by the school district to generate ideas to improve...
  • Regulators close 4 banks in Carolinas, Georgia, Colorado; Bank failures this year now 7

    01/21/2011 10:38:02 PM PST · by george76 · 10 replies · 1+ views
    ap ^ | January 21, 2011 | Marcy Gordon
    Regulators on Friday closed banks in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Colorado, bringing to seven the number of closures in 2011 following last year's toll of 157 bank failures amid the limping economy and mounting bad loans. The growing number of bank failures has sapped billions of dollars out of the deposit insurance fund. It fell into the red in 2009, and its deficit stood at $8 billion as of Sept. 30. The number of banks on the FDIC's confidential "problem" list rose to 860 in the third quarter of last year from 829 three months earlier. The 860...
  • White House Rates Budget Failures

    12/01/2010 11:28:12 AM PST · by Publius6961 · 1 replies · 1+ views
    Fox News ^ | 12/01/2010 9:40am PST | Fox News
    On Fox "What's Happening" 10/01/2010 (9:45 am Pst) There was a report about the White House Rating hundreds of government programs that are failures by any measure. The programs are rated from 0% to 100% effectiveness. One of them increased from $660,000 to $147,000,000 in ten years! and it has a rating of 8% (!) Most rational taxpayers would rate anything under 50% as a failure, a waste of money and the reason why the country is bankrupt and our children and grandchildren will inherit a debt which is literally impossible to pay down. These are all from what is...
  • Wait, wait ... Crist will be with Biden

    06/29/2010 7:45:39 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 9 replies
    The Buzz (Florida Politics) ^ | 06/29/10 | Alex Leary
    So yesterday, the governor's office said Charlie Crist was not planning on going to Pensacola to be with Vice President Joe Biden, despite appearing on an official White House announcement. But this morning, Crist's spokesman Sterling Ivey says he has changed his schedule and will head to Pensacola after all. Not exactly sure what's going on here but Crist had planned on being in Miami this afternoon for a campaign event, likely a fundraiser.
  • Regulators close banks in Fla., Ga., NM

    06/25/2010 6:02:31 PM PDT · by Cheap_Hessian · 4 replies
    MSNBC (AP) ^ | 06/25/10 | Marcy Gordon
    WASHINGTON - Regulators on Friday shut down banks in Florida, Georgia and New Mexico, lifting to 86 the number of U.S. bank failures this year. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. took over Peninsula Bank, based in Englewood, Fla., with $644.3 million in assets and $580.1 million in deposits. The agency also seized First National Bank in Savannah, Ga., with $252.5 million in assets and $231.9 million in deposits, and High Desert State Bank, based in Albuquerque, N.M., with $80.3 million in assets and $81 million in deposits. Miami-based Premier American Bank agreed to assume the assets and deposits of Peninsula...
  • 'Obama scholars' sing The One's praises

    06/17/2010 10:47:28 AM PDT · by jessduntno · 4 replies · 395+ views
    Jeannie DeAngelis Residents of New Haven Connecticut should be ecstatic knowing tax dollars are moving mountains and inspiring achievement in an army of "Obama scholars." Lincoln Bassett Middle School in New Haven, Connecticut has received a "great school rating" of two on a scale of 1 to 10. Therefore, it was no surprise that a classroom full of impressionable boys were led in a chant by a cheerleading gentleman in a black kufi. We're talking "involved parents and successful kids." Standing on the sidelines at the event, was a group of suit jacket school administrators who attended the chant to...
  • FDIC Friday! Three Florida bank failures take 2010 tally to 76

    05/29/2010 1:12:54 AM PDT · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 2 replies · 334+ views
    Market Watch ^ | 05/28/2010 | Market Watch
    LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- Three affiliated banks in Florida were closed Friday, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., raising the tally of bank failures in 2010 to 76. The Bank of Florida - Southeast in Fort Lauderdale; the Bank of Florida - Southwest in Naples; and the Bank of Florida - Tampa Bay in Tampa were shut down. EverBank in Jacksonville, Fla., has acquired their banking operations. Bank of Florida Corp.
  • Congress: US repeated 9/11 failures in Xmas plot

    05/18/2010 3:00:52 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 311+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/18/10 | Eileen Sullivan and Matt Apuzzo - ap
    WASHINGTON – Despite a top-to-bottom overhaul of the intelligence community after the 2001 terrorist attacks, the security system showed some of the same failures nearly a decade later and allowed a would-be bomber to slip aboard an airliner, congressional investigators said Tuesday. The Senate intelligence Committee report at times contradicted the Obama administration's assertion that the nearly catastrophic Christmas Day bombing attempt was unlike 9/11 because it represented a failure to understand intelligence, not a failure to collect and understand it. The congressional review is more stark than the Obama administration's report. It lays much of the blame at the...