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  • Massachusetts woman charged with almost $4 million in food stamp fraud

    09/30/2015 3:51:44 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 18 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/30/15 | Robert Laurie
    <p>Progressives will tell you that food stamp fraud is basically a problem that doesn’t exist. At best they’ll admit that, perhaps, there are a few instances where a store sells something to a customer that shouldn’t be covered by the SNAP program - but they’ll claim those minor transgressions are extremely isolated cases. They’ll regale you with tales of the hard-working poor who hold down two jobs and receive welfare just to make ends meet.</p>
  • Billion Dollar Green Campaigns Kill Poor Children

    09/29/2015 7:42:25 PM PDT · by JimSEA · 5 replies
    Science 2.0 ^ | 9/28/2015 | Gill Ross
    In a recent lecture at Cornell University entitled "Check Your Green Privilege: It's not environmentally friendly to allow millions to die," British Member of Parliament, the Rt. Hon. Owen Paterson exposed the deadly facts behind the "green" charades perpetrated by activist groups, exemplified by Greenpeace. Mr. Paterson scathingly castigates the rich "environmental" (green) groups that are funded by wealthy elites and foundations, including the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Environmental Working Group (EWG), Friends of the Earth, and (especially) Greenpeace, for their baseless but well-devised campaigns to manipulate consumers' fears and spread suspicion and mistrust among the public. These well-heeled...
  • Attempted Fraud

    09/29/2015 6:55:59 PM PDT · by wally_bert · 25 replies
    Self | 9/29/2015 | wally_bert
    If I post incorrectly, please forgive me. I think it is the first one.... A new Go Pro showed up that wasn't ordered from a reputable outfit today. It was addressed to my wife so I didn't open it on arrival. I don't go through other people's mail. Figured it was a typical purchase even though it wasn't from an outfit I would expect. It was a technology dealer and I do that buying. A little while ago she brings in a box with a new Go Pro. She checked her CC and there was a charge from a couple...
  • NBC caught manipulating poll results released today.

    09/27/2015 3:27:35 PM PDT · by ncalburt · 80 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 9/26/2015 | sundance
  • Judge Napolitano: Potential fraud if kid’s clock was ‘purposeful hoax’; electronics experts weigh in

    09/27/2015 6:11:25 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 71 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | Sep 2015 | Tom Tillison
    The family of 14-year-old Muslim student Ahmed Mohamed is planning to take legal action against the school for calling police after a teacher discovered a “homemade clock” that looked eerily similar to an explosive device, while questions continue to be raised about whether the incident was a “purposeful hoax.” Amid comments from electronics experts who say it appears that Mohamed simply took apart a 1970s era alarm clock and reassembled it in a pencil box, Judge Andrew Napolitano said the family may face charges if the incident is proven to be a publicity stunt.“If this was part of a purposeful...
  • Obamacare Waste Continues to Pile Up

    09/26/2015 8:48:07 PM PDT · by Libloather · 8 replies
    Heartland ^ | 9/26/15 | Justin Haskins
    **SNIP** According to, an official website of the Obamacare administration, the ACA “reduces health care costs,” in part, “by … cracking down on waste, fraud, and abuse.” A new government audit of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) management of contracts made with eight companies that helped to build the website, shows the 20 contracts “most critical to the website’s operation” – worth roughly $600 million in total – were incredibly mismanaged. According to the report, millions were wasted in cost overruns, shoddy practices, and poor business practices. John Tozzi of Bloomberg Business reports the primary...
  • Bill Clinton Blames G.O.P. and Press for Wife’s Email Woes

    09/26/2015 6:15:09 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 32 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 9/26/2015 | Amy Chozick
    Former President Bill Clinton blamed Republicans who hope to undercut his wife’s presidential chances and a voracious political news media uninterested in substance for the furor surrounding Hillary Rodham Clinton’s use of a private email account and server while she was secretary of state. “I have never seen so much expended on so little,” Mr. Clinton said in a taped interview with Fareed Zakaria that is scheduled to be shown Sunday on CNN. The network released excerpts on Saturday afternoon. “She said she was sorry that her personal email caused all this confusion,” Mr. Clinton said. “And she’d like to...
  • Pro- immigration Pope lives in Vatican city with strictest immigration policies in the world

    09/24/2015 3:53:32 PM PDT · by ncalburt · 31 replies
    Gateway pundit ^ | Sept 24 , 2015 | Jim Holt
  • Ahmed the "clock kid" admits he plugged device into wall to set timer off

    slamophobia due to his temporary detention by police as a result of bringing what he described as an innocent clock that he claims he "invented" to school, reveals more details of what actually happened. Based upon previous reports, he showed his "invention" to an engineering teacher in the morning. Who subsequently warned him that the device looked suspicious and not to show it to anybody else. Apparently rather than heed his warning, according to reports ,he then showed his 'invention" to teachers in the next six classes who voiced similar concerns to him. In the sixth period he apparently, without...

    09/23/2015 3:43:14 PM PDT · by gwgn02 · 49 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/23/2015 | Julia Hahn
    As record numbers of Muslim migrants enter the United States, and as a surge of Central Americans swamps our southern border, GOP presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)80% is using his presidential campaign to promote citizenship for those who come here illegally and take American jobs, benefits and residency. In a September 21 interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity, Rubio said that within 10 or 12 years — which would be after the U.S. foreign-born population has swelled above 51 million on current trends — “you could have a broader debate about how has this worked out and should...
  • Office of Personnel Mgmt: 5.6M estimated to have fingerprints stolen in breach

    09/23/2015 11:56:09 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    CNBC ^ | September 23, 2015 | Everett Rosenfeld
    The Office of Personnel Management announced Wednesday that 5.6 million people are now estimated to have had their fingerprint information stolen. That number was originally thought to be about 1.1 million, OPM said in a statement. About 21.5 million individuals had their Social Security Numbers and other sensitive information affected by the hack. According to OPM, "federal experts believe that, as of now, the ability to misuse fingerprint data is limited." The office acknowledged, however, that future technologies could take advantage of this information. An interagency working group—to include FBI, Department of Homeland Security and Defense Department representatives—plans to review...
  • The Science Is Settled: ...Fooled By Ahmed's "Clock" (truncated)

    09/22/2015 8:49:14 AM PDT · by wtd · 47 replies
    Infidel Bloggers Alliance ^ | 09/22/2015 | Pastorius
    The Science Is Settled: Barack Obama, Mark Zuckerberg, Hillary Clinton, Apple's Steve Wozniak, Microsoft, and MIT, All Fooled By Ahmed's "Clock" Ahmed said he "invented" a "clock". In fact, all he did was take the workings of an existing clock out of it's casing, reassemble them part way, and then insert them into a Pencil Box. Here's a photograph of the "clock" Ahmed "invented". Now watch this video Now, I'd like you to think about something. Barack Obama was fooled by this. Mark Zuckerberg was fooled by this. Hillary Clinton was fooled by this. Apple's Steve Wozniak was fooled...
  • VW Is Said to Cheat on Diesel Emissions; U.S. to Order Big Recall

    09/20/2015 2:48:12 PM PDT · by kristinn · 78 replies
    The New York Times ^ | Friday, September 18, 2015 | Coral Davenport and Jack Ewing
    The Obama administration on Friday directed Volkswagen to recall nearly a half-million cars, saying the automaker illegally installed software in its diesel-power cars to evade standards for reducing smog. The Environmental Protection Agency accused the German automaker of using software to detect when the car is undergoing its periodic state emissions testing. Only during such tests are the cars’ full emissions control systems turned on. During normal driving situations, the controls are turned off, allowing the cars to spew as much as 40 times as much pollution as allowed under the Clean Air Act, the E.P.A. said. “We expected better...
  • Obama's alleged intelligence fraud began with 2012 election: Intel chairman

    09/19/2015 10:11:15 PM PDT · by george76 · 28 replies
    Examiner ^ | September 19, 2015 | Jim Kouri
    Gen. Michael Flynn, former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, is highly critical of the Obama administration's foreign policy. The intelligence community's alleged intelligence fraud to benefit resident Barack Obama and his national security team began earlier than originally suspected. According to Fox News Channel's Chief Intelligence Correspondent Catherine Herridge on Saturday, the manipulation of the intelligence reported by several media outlets is suspected of beginning in 2012. At that time Obama was running for re-election against Republican Mitt Romney and the reports on Islamic terrorism were favorable for the incumbent Obama ... In addition, the most "transparent administration" in...
  • Trump to CNN: 'I love the Muslims'

    09/19/2015 7:21:47 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 314 replies
    CNN ^ | 09/19/2015 | MJ Lee
    Donald Trump on Saturday responded to a question from CNN about whether Muslims pose a danger to the country, saying: "I love the Muslims. I think they're great people." The Republican presidential front-runner made the comment after addressing high school students here at their homecoming Saturday night. During a question-and-answer session with students, Trump was unable to avoid being asked about the latest political controversy dogging his campaign: his decision not to correct a supporter this week who called President Barack Obama a Muslim. One student told Trump that she considered Muslim-Americans to be an important segment of the country....
  • $600 Mil in Obamacare Deals Plagued With Fraud, Negligence

    09/18/2015 2:45:14 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | September 18, 2015
    Months after Judicial Watch exposed massive security risks with the government’s website, afederal audit reveals that the public employees responsible for overseeing the disastrous Obamacare site were not properly trained, failed to keep adequate records and stood by as delays mounted to millions over the original contract costs. We’re talking an astounding $600 million in contracts to build the website for the president’s signature healthcare law. The government employees tasked with supervising the colossal project actually helped private contractors fleece American taxpayers, according to an investigation conducted by the Health and Human Services (HHS) Inspector General (IG). Most of...
  • How to gain control of Washington, even the EPA

    09/18/2015 2:42:26 PM PDT · by RaceBannon · 16 replies
    The Jacki Daily Show ^ | 08/31/15 | Jacki Daily
    How to Regain Control of Washington – even the EPA Roman Buhler, former counsel to Newt Gingrich, unveils the plan to take back Washington from the bureaucrats. In addition to the REINS Act, this is the best plan we have seen for bringing the EPA under control.
  • Wher Can I find the Net Worth of Those in Congress?

    09/17/2015 5:48:03 AM PDT · by rfreedom4u · 14 replies
    9/17/2015 | Rfreedom4u
    Where can I find a list of the net worth of those in Congress starting with the year they were elected? Then an ongoing net worth of each time they are reelected? I'd like to compare how the net worth increases or decreases (yeah right!) the longer one serves in Congress.
  • How to repair Immigration and voter fraud problem.

    09/15/2015 5:57:59 PM PDT · by Leo Carpathian · 26 replies
    self | 09/15/2015 | Y. Peestoff
    I am the one who had to go through incapable government procedures to become legal resident of this magnificent country - the (former) beacon of freedom and justice in the world. I see talking heads, professors and government geniuses analyzing and trying to "comprehensively" fix the problem of illegal immigration, illegals crossing of borders, overstaying visas, people trying to share the American Dream. Talking about the problem, but not fixing it, making it worse. Result of the typical government bureaucracy incapable of running anything right. What is the problem? President Reagan realized that there is an immigration problem and he...
  • California Gov. Jerry Brown schools Ben Carson on climate change

    09/13/2015 12:54:22 AM PDT · by Libloather · 54 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 9/12/15 | Adam Howard
    Dr. Ben Carson has spent most of his professional career as a man of science, which is why the Republican presidential candidate’s recent remarks on climate change have been puzzling to many. In a recent interview with the San Francisco Chronicle, the neurosurgeon claimed “I know there are a lot of people who say ‘overwhelming science,’ but then when you ask them to show the overwhelming science, they never can show it. There is no overwhelming science that the things that are going on are man-caused and not naturally caused.” The comment soon drew a rebuke from Democratic California Gov....

    09/12/2015 11:59:54 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/10/12 | MILO YIANNOPOULOS
    In August, Breitbart forced Black Lives Matter campaigner Shaun King to confess that he has no idea who his father is, blowing apart his claim to represent oppressed black minorities and casting doubt on his eligibility for the Oprah scholarship that funded him through college. Yet progressive trolls are still trying to undermine the story. King, whose mother is white, was accused by investigative blogger Vicki Pate of masquerading as biracial because the man listed on his birth certificate is also white. King published an emotional acknowledgment of our reporting at the Daily Kos. His post confirmed all the key...
  • UN climate change body suffers mammoth European carbon fraud [Russia, Ukraine]

    09/08/2015 11:01:00 PM PDT · by CutePuppy · 20 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 2015 September 08 | George Russell
    The United Nations body that oversees greenhouse gas reductions is reeling from another cap-and-trade scandal that may have put 600 million tons of carbon emissions into the atmosphere — roughly speaking, the annual CO2 output of Canada or Britain — while the emissions were ostensibly suppressed, according to an independent study. In the process, the fraudsters, largely in Russia and Ukraine, were likely able to transfer credits for more than 400 million tons of their apparently bogus greenhouse savings by April 2015 into Europe's commercial carbon trading system — the largest in the world — thereby undermining that continent's ambitious...

    09/08/2015 5:45:22 PM PDT · by gwgn02 · 173 replies
    TheRightScoop ^ | 9/8/2015 | TheRightScoop
    Donald Trump weighed in tonight on the migrant crisis hitting Europe right now, saying that while he doesn’t like the concept of accepting migrants from the Middle East and Africa here, he says we have to do it on a humanitarian basis because they’re living in hell in Syria.
  • Al-Jazeera journalists jailed for airing 'false news', Egyptian court ruling says

    09/07/2015 3:57:59 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 5 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 9/6/2015
    An Egyptian court released a detailed ruling on Sunday on why it sentenced three journalists working for al-Jazeera English to three years in prison for airing what it described as “false news” and biased coverage. The case has long been criticised by press freedom campaigners and others. The ruling, published by the state news agency Mena, said Mohamed Fahmy, a Canadian national, Peter Greste, an Australian journalist, and BaherMohamed, an Egyptian producer, were by default members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood group, which Egyptian authorities consider a terrorist organisation. “It has been proven beyond reasonable doubt that the al-Jazeera media...
  • Trump has supported nearly all of Obama’s economic policy agenda

    08/27/2015 11:39:41 PM PDT · by z taxman · 279 replies
    Redstate Diaries ^ | Aug. 27 2015 | Southernconstitutionalist
    <p>“I identify with some things as a Democrat…I was never a Bush fan. [When] the economy crashed so horribly under George Bush, because of mistakes they made having to do with banking and lots of other things, I don’t think the Democrats would have done that.”</p>
  • Mexico warns Texas not to refuse its immigrants' babies U.S. birth certificates

    08/27/2015 4:17:28 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 119 replies
    The Mexican government is warning that Texas’ denial of birth certificates for U.S. children born here to undocumented immigrants stands to imperil the relationship between Mexico and the Lone Star State. The concern was raised in an amicus brief filed Monday evening to lend support to immigrants parents who sued Texas after being denied birth certificates for their U.S.-born children, even after showing their “matrículas,” the ID cards issued by the Mexican consulate to undocumented immigrants.
  • Pennsylvania launches online voter registration

    08/27/2015 11:57:40 AM PDT · by Buckeye McFrog · 15 replies ^ | 08/27/2015 | Myles Snyder
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – State officials have launched Pennsylvania’s online voter registration system. The online registration application, hosted by the Department of State, is available for use by eligible citizens at The new site also allows registered voters to easily update their voter record with a change of name, address or party affiliation, and voters may use the site to ask for help at their polling place. Governor Tom Wolf, who promised online registration when he ran for the office last year, said it will make the voting experience more convenient and accessible.
  • Almost None of the Women in the Ashley Madison Database Ever Used the Site

    08/27/2015 8:51:12 AM PDT · by Izzy Dunne · 31 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | 8/26/15 | Annalee Newitz
    What I discovered was that the world of Ashley Madison was a far more dystopian place than anyone had realized. This isn’t a debauched wonderland of men cheating on their wives. It isn’t even a sadscape of 31 million men competing to attract those 5.5 million women in the database. Instead, it’s like a science fictional future where every woman on Earth is dead, and some Dilbert-like engineer has replaced them with badly-designed robots.
  • The China Syndrome: 10% annual growth rate is one of the great frauds in global economic history

    08/27/2015 7:07:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/27/2015 | Greg Lewis
    The ongoing stock market meltdown is just the tip of the iceberg that is the dangerously precarious China economy. The back story -- the extraordinary market manipulation that has allowed the global economy to come to this potentially disastrous pass -- is what few commentators have yet spelled out. Here are some particulars. Most of the trillions of fiat dollars the Federal Reserve Bank has pumped into the U.S. economy as part of its Quantitative Easing (QE) strategy since 2009 have gone directly into the stock market, inflating the value of stocks to unsustainable levels. The Shiller Price/Earnings Ratio has...
  • Hillary Clinton Takes ‘Responsibility’ for Email Use, Saying It ‘Wasn’t the Best Choice’

    08/26/2015 6:56:01 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 42 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 8/26/2015 | Maggie Haberman
    Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday that she understood why people had questions about her decision to use only private email while she was secretary of state and that she took responsibility for that decision, a shift from her past remarks about an issue that has dogged her since shortly before she began her presidential campaign. Her remarks, made during a campaign stop in Iowa, came as Mrs. Clinton has faced growing criticism for making light of her email use, which Democrats fear has become an albatross on her hopes of winning the White House. “What, like with a cloth or...
  • Ashley Madison faked female profiles to lure men in, hacked data suggest

    08/26/2015 6:13:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 08/26/2015 | By Caitlin Dewey
    Ashley Madison has long claimed, in triumphant news releases and slick, Web-ready graphics, that it is one of the few dating sites that really clicks with women. According to statistics CEO Noel Biderman has trumpeted in the media, Ashley Madison enjoys an overall 70/30 gender split — with a 1:1 male/female ratio among the under-30 set. But the user records laid bare by hackers last week tell a very different story: Of the more than 35 million records released, only 5 million — a mere 15 percent — actually belonged to women. This discrepancy may be the smoking gun that...
  • Glenn Beck Won’t Support Trump if He’s Nominee… Believes Rubio Better Candidate…

    08/25/2015 6:04:39 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 116 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/25/2015 | Breitbart News
    Glenn Beck will not support Donald Trump if he wins the GOP presidential nomination. In a Monday evening interview on CNN, the radio personality also said he preferred Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) –who was the face of the Gang of Eight’s massive comprehensive amnesty bill–over Trump and even mocked Trump for having a “special place” to keep all of the Bibles that people send him. Host Don Lemon asked Beck, “If Donald Trump is the nominee, will you support him?” Beck, who over the weekend declared on left-leaning NPR that Trump was not a conservative, replied, “No.”
  • 10 States and Washington, D.C., Issue Driver’s Licenses to Illegal Immigrants

    08/20/2015 1:38:14 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 19 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | August 20, 2015 | Ali Meyer
    Ten states and the District of Columbia now issue driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants as of the summer of 2015, according to a report from the Pew Charitable Trusts. California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Vermont, and Washington, as well as Washington, D.C,, issue driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. The states are estimated to have an illegal immigrant population of 4,120,000 combined. The report says that nearly 37 percent of illegal immigrants live in an area where they may obtain a license.
  • Shaun King Threatened To Sue Former Classmate For Slander After Posting Article

    08/20/2015 7:47:05 AM PDT · by Steely Tom · 13 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 19 August 2015 | Chuckk Ross
    As questions have swirled for nearly a month about the background of Shaun King, the Black Lives Matter activist has refused all requests for comment and clarification from the media. But he has fought back against the allegations made against him, just behind the scenes. King, 35, has threatened to sue a former high school classmate for slander after he posted and commented on his Facebook page about a Daily Caller article laying out evidence undermining King’s claim that as a high school student in Versailles, Ky. he was attacked by a dozen “redneck” students in a 1995 hate crime....
  • #BLM activist Shaun King denies lying about his race after conservatives insist he’s white

    08/19/2015 11:38:43 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 61 replies ^ | 19 Aug 2015 at 14:27 ET | Bethania Palma Markus
    Black Lives Matter activist and Daily Kos writer Shaun King refuted Wednesday accusations from right wing bloggers that he has lied about being black. King was responding to accusations first published by conservative blogger Vicki Pate, who has admittedly “stalked” King and his family. Pate began writing about King after a dust-up with conservative blogger Chuck C. Johnson over the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson. Pate uses mostly circumstantial evidence to “prove” King is white, though King claims to be biracial. King, in turn, said his family is mixed to the point that “no two siblings in my family...
  • Hillary wears prison jump suit during questioning by Ed Henry over Email server. (Video)

    Watch this video of the exchange between Ed Henry and Hillary. She looks like she is wearing a prison jump suit. Wonder if her subconscious influenced her choice of clothing? CLICK HERE
  • Hillary face shrugs off suggestion she 'wiped' her server clean with the snarky response

    08/19/2015 4:44:16 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 48 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | August 18, 2015 | David Martosko
    Hillary face shrugs off suggestion she 'wiped' her server clean with the snarky response 'what? with a cloth or something?'
  • A family in public housing makes $498,000. HUD wants them to stay.

    08/18/2015 2:14:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    MSN / The Washington Post ^ | August 18, 2015 | Lisa Rein
    A family of four in New York City makes $497,911 a year but pays $1,574 a month to live in public housing in a three-bedroom apartment subsidized by taxpayers. In Los Angeles, a family of five that’s lived in public housing since 1974 made $204,784 last year but paid $1,091 for a four-bedroom apartment. And a tenant with assets worth $1.6 million — including stocks, real estate and retirement accounts — last year paid $300 for a one-bedroom apartment in public housing in Oxford, Neb. In a new report, the watchdog for the Department of Housing and Urban Development describes...
  • Illinois corruption: The state’s 20 most politically corrupt women of the 21st century

    08/18/2015 8:32:36 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 4 replies
    Reboot Illinois ^ | Jul 31, 2015 | Caitlin Wilson
    Illinois corruption: The state’s 20 most politically corrupt women of the 21st century Caitlin Wilson REBOOT STAFF Jul 31, 2015 We use the term “old boys network” as shorthand for the culture that breeds political corruption. A new study from the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute contends the term is gender-inaccurate. “Unsupervised, Ensnared, Relational, and Private: A Typology of Illinois’ Corrupt Women” takes a look at the women of Illinois who have been convicted for abusing their official powers. It challenges the notion that “female public officials have a deterrent effect on corruption” and examines the methods and motivations most...
  • American Malls In Meltdown - The Economic Recovery Is Complete & Utter Fraud

    08/16/2015 9:53:41 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 61 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 16AUG2015 | Staff Writer
    The government issued their monthly retail sales this past week and four of the biggest department store chains in the country announced their quarterly results. The year over year retail sales increase of 2.4% is pitifully low in an economy that is supposedly in its sixth year of economic growth with a reported unemployment rate of only 5.3%. If all of these jobs have been created, why aren’t retail sales booming? The year to date numbers are even worse than the year over year numbers. With consumer spending accounting for 70% of our GDP and real inflation running north of...
  • Hillary Clinton drops her guard in Iowa [Spin]

    08/15/2015 7:02:23 PM PDT · by Fhios · 13 replies
    Politico ^ | 8/15/2015 | RACHAEL BADE
    DES MOINES, Iowa — Hillary Clinton learned her lesson: No rope lines in Iowa. In stark contrast to her 2008 campaign — which unraveled fast after Iowans rejected her for more a more approachable Barack Obama — Clinton put herself out at the Iowa State Fair Saturday, embracing the masses that engulfed her.
  • Behind the scenes at Chappaqua (and Hillary's server and emails): Klintonerdämmerung (humor)

    08/14/2015 9:47:52 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 11 replies
    You Tube ^ | 8/11/2015 | Tim Donovan
    Behind the scenes at Chappaqua and Hillary and her team destroying all her servers,email and other evidence. This has taken the place of Hitler's rant in the bunker. It's short and pretty funny,.Unfortunately, it's probably all true.
  • 4 Simple Questions

    08/13/2015 9:59:41 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 263 replies ^ | RICHARD R. SILVERLIEB Attorney at Law
    4 Simple Questions ..... 1. Back in 1961 people of color were called 'Negroes. So how can the Obama 'birth certificate' state he is "African-American" when the term wasn't even used at that time ? 2. The birth certificate that the White House released lists Obama's birth as August 4, 1961 and Lists Barack Hussein Obama as his father. No big deal, Right? At the time of Obama's birth, it also shows that his father is aged 25 years old, and that Obama's father was born in "Kenya, East Africa". This wouldn't seem like anything of concern, except the fact...
  • Lincoln-Way choice to build two schools was questioned at the time (Illinois)

    08/13/2015 8:11:37 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 8 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | August 13, 2015 | Gregory Pratt
    Lincoln-Way choice to build two schools was questioned at the time Gregory Pratt Lincoln-Way 210 officials had big plans for the school district's future in 2005 — booming population growth would fuel new success. Ten years and a $225 million referendum to build two schools later, District 210 is on the state's financial watch list and needs to close one of its four schools to try and make ends meet. District officials defend the decision to forge ahead with the construction of two schools in the late 2000s, saying they trusted enrollment figures that showed the district would have thousands...
  • Brandi Lee Weaver-Gates, Pennsylvania Beauty Queen, Arrested After Allegedly Faking Cancer

    08/12/2015 10:55:15 AM PDT · by csvset · 38 replies
    NBC ^ | 12 august 2015 | Erik Ortiz
    A Pennsylvania beauty queen is facing felony charges for allegedly raising thousands of dollars from donors whom she tricked into believing she was battling cancer, police say. Brandi Lee Weaver-Gates, a 23-year-old reigning Miss Pennsylvania U.S. International, was arrested Tuesday and charged with theft by deception and receiving stolen property, NBC affiliate WJAC reported. Her bond was set at $150,000, and she remains jailed at the Centre County Correctional Facility. Pennsylvania State Police said they began looking into the case after receiving an anonymous letter. "When confronted with what the investigation revealed, the accused advised that she did not want...
  • NASA launches operation ‘OMG’ (Oceans Melting Greenland)

    08/12/2015 7:27:26 AM PDT · by PROCON · 22 replies
    msnbc ^ | Aug. 12, 2015 | Tony Dokoupil
    Late last month, an alarming new study concluded that the glaciers of Greenland and Antarctica will melt ten times faster than previous estimates, raising ocean levels 10 feet in as little as a half century. But is it accurate? NASA has launched an urgent, five-year, $30 million study that will help scientists find out. The official “mission,” known as Oceans Melting Greenland—yes, this is operation OMG—is designed to help scientists determine the melt-rate with unprecedented accuracy. “I barely got that name by the censors,” admits Joshua Willis, an oceanographer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the project’s principal investigator. “But...
  • U.S.House & Senate Claim Only 45 Employees-Then Sign Up 12,359 on Obamacare Small-Business Exchange

    08/11/2015 5:43:51 AM PDT · by xzins · 30 replies
    CNS ^ | August 10, 2015 | Barbara Hollingsworth
    Both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives certified that they had only 45 employees each in order to sign up for the District of Columbia’s Small Business Exchange. But 12,359 - or 86 percent of the exchange's enrollees - are members of Congress, congressional staff members, and their spouses and dependents, according to an appeal filed with the D.C. Court of Appeals by Judicial Watch. The public interest law firm announced Monday that it is appealing the February dismissal of its lawsuit challenging congressional participation in the Obamacare exchange even though the D.C. Exchange Act limits enrollment to small...
  • Staten Island lawyer demands trial by combat in civil fraud case

    08/10/2015 1:27:48 PM PDT · by Marcus · 6 replies
    Houston Politics Examiner ^ | august 10, 2015 | Mark R. Whittington
    The Legal Cheek blog reported on Monday that a Staten Island lawyer named Richard Luthmann has invoked what he thinks is his right to a trial by combat to resolve a case in which he is accused of helping a client commit fraud. The case involved his advice to the client In question to transfer assets beyond the reach of a group of creditors who had won a previous judgement against said client. The creditors are seeking punitive damages against Luthmann for helping to facilitate the alleged fraud scheme.
  • Carly Schools GOP on How to Hit Hillary Hard for Supporting Planned Parenthood

    08/07/2015 4:10:16 PM PDT · by markomalley · 50 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | 8/7/15 | Joan Frawley Desmond
    “Hillary Clinton lies about Benghazi, she lied about emails, she is still defending Planned Parenthood, and she is still her party’s front-runner,” stated Carly Fiorina at yesterday’s early GOP debate on Fox News Channel.Fiorina didn’t make the cut to be included in the later nationally televised political debate that showcased the leading Republican contenders.But her willingness to tackle Clinton’s stubborn support for Planned Parenthood head-on has offered a fresh strategy for the GOP, as it seeks to counter the Democrats’ “war on women” political meme that Clinton is seeking to employ again in the 2016 presidential election cycle.Last week, Clinton...
  • Professor arrested in racial profiling hoax [dashcam recording used as evidence]

    08/06/2015 1:04:44 PM PDT · by grundle · 53 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 5, 2015 | Thomas Lifson
    False claims of racism and hate crimes related to sexuality seem to be endemic. So desirable is the status of victim that some people, especially those in academia, have been known to vandalize their own cars, attach nooses to their office doors, and otherwise fabricate hate crimes against themselves. Oberlin College, with a history of hysteria over fake hate crimes, even generated worldwide headlines for its overwrought response to a series of “hate crimes” that turned out to be false. We don’t know what percentage of hate crime reports are self-generated hoaxes by the purported victims. Often there is no...