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  • Sheila jackson Lee does it again!

    03/02/2015 8:51:13 AM PST · by Terry L Smith · 17 replies
    MSNBC: And let’s talk a little about that, congresswoman, because the fact is, as you said on this hearing you attended just last week there are very real threats, terrorist threats against Americans, and even right here in the homeland. How concerned are you about that reality in our future? SJL: Jose, I have — I call it a privilege. It certainly was a tragic privilege of serving on the homeland security committee since the heinous acts of 9/11. Many of us were there on the first opening day gavel of this committee. I had the onerous responsibility of visiting...
  • Obama’s Threat of War Against Israel

    03/02/2015 8:45:10 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/02/15 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    Susan Rice, described "timing and partisan manner" of Netanyahu's visit as "destructive" for the U.S.-Israeli relationship - as if threatening to shoot down Israeli jet isn't There is an old saying. If Islam was to lay down its weapons in the Middle East, there would be no more war in the region. If Israel was to lay down its weapons in the Middle East, there would be no more Israel in the region. When a threat against Israel rises, time and time again the small Jewish nation launching a first strike has saved them from annihilation. The Democrat Party has...
  • Obama Negotiates Israel’s Destruction

    03/02/2015 8:40:36 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/02/15 | Alan Caruba
    If history is any guide, these negotiations will put the world on the path to a cataclysm that defies the imagination The strangest thing about Obama’s efforts to achieve friendly relations with Iran, something he has tried to do since he first took office in 2009, is that Iran has made it abundantly clear since its Islamic revolution in 1979 that it hates America and, in tandem, Israel as well. In an Iranian naval drill on February 25, Iran blew up a mock U.S. aircraft carrier near the entrance of the Persian Gulf. It was a full-size replica of the...
  • Obama’s Empowerment of Islam

    03/02/2015 8:37:24 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/02/15 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    Obama is careful about using the Islamic label because he wishes to either appease them, or support them, in their bloody endeavors Numerous conversations I have with folks have shown me that there are a number of people out there that not only believe that President Obama is an anti-American President, but that he is a Muslim. In the end, it is all speculation, for Barack Obama has never given anyone indisputable evidence regarding his faith, which is why Scott Walker accurately indicated he had no idea what Obama’s faith is. However, regardless of if you believe that Obama owns...
  • EXPOSED: The Planned Subjugation of America’s Population

    03/02/2015 8:26:00 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 16 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/02/15 | Judi McLeod
    Fundamental Transformation of America: Getting rid of the country that exists, replacing it with a foreign new one The actual blueprint of the method of the madness of the Obama regime has been laid bare in White House plans to develop “A Country Within A country” of 15 Million “New Americans”, a story brought to light by Mark Levin’s interview with Susan Payne. “Citizens Will Be Cast Into the Shadows”, warns Susan Payne, a contributor to WCBM, Baltimore and Co-Host of the Pat McDonough Radio Show. (Independent Sentinel, February 28, 2015) Citizens about to be cast into the shadows is...
  • Brooks: Netanyahu Address To Congress a ´Political Disaster,´ ´Substantive Disaster´ For Israel

    03/02/2015 7:38:03 AM PST · by TexasCajun · 54 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 28 Feb 2015 | JEFFREY POOR
    On Friday’s “NewsHour” on PBS, New York Times columnist David Brooks was critical of the notion of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressing a joint session of Congress due to the politicization of the state of Israel. “I think it’s a political disaster,” Brooks said. “It’s a substantive disaster for the state of Israel. I think it’s political disaster for Bibi Netanyahu back home, because they’re — most Israelis are really worried about the state of the relationship. It’s different than the past times, in part because it’s — as Mark said, it’s partisan now. Suddenly, Republicans are pro-Israel. And...
  • CALIFORNIA DEMOCRATS; RIDING “CAP AND TRADE” TOWARD THEIR FINAL SUNSET

    03/02/2015 6:44:07 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 10 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | March 2, 2015 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    California is always honing its suicidal skills. In its continuous drive toward the ultimate sunset, the Golden State has made its war on America and what America stands for abundantly clear. It wants to become a territory of Mexico and a haven for illegal aliens supported by the dwindling number of actual American saps it can squeeze every nickel out of… bringing the state inexorably closer to its final demise. Among California’s most glaring self-inflicted wounds is its cap and trade program under which businesses, deemed to be enemies of the socialist utopian dream, must pay a tax above and...
  • Should Congress Be Lectured By Foreign Leaders Like Netanyahu?

    03/02/2015 5:03:00 AM PST · by LeoMcNeil · 53 replies
    Leo McNeil ^ | March 2, 2015 | Leo McNeil
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to speak before Congress this week about the situation in Iran. The Obama administration has loudly opposed the speech, believing it undermines their position in Iran. On some level the Obama administration has an argument. Foreign policy is the domain of the executive branch under the Constitution. It is not a matter that really involves Congress, particularly the House which does not vote on treaties or foreign appointments. Those on the right are more than willing to watch the Obama administration fall apart over this issue. The larger question, which will go unanswered,...
  • NH: Constitutional Carry at Critical Point

    03/02/2015 4:42:24 AM PST · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 2 March, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Constitutional carry is moving in New Hampshire.  The bill is SB116 in the Senate and HB582 in the House.  It passed the Senate on 12 February.  It was introduced by the Senate Majority leader.  Constitutional carry came within a hair of being passed in 2011.  Many believe that hamhanded tactics by the NRA representative killed the process.  In 2011, it had passed the House, 244 to 109.  Here is the analysis of SB116/HB582: This bill:I. Increases the length of time for which a license to carry a pistol or revolver is valid.II. Allows a person to carry a loaded,...
  • Scott Walker Survives His National Baptism by Fire and Solidifies 2016 Hopes [Video]

    03/01/2015 11:41:41 PM PST · by dignitasnews · 12 replies
    Dignitas News Service ^ | March 1, 2015 | Paul M Winters
    February was crucial month for Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, but in surviving his national baptism by fire he has solidified his place as a force to be reckoned with for the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination. In being thrust in the spotlight by a less-than-friendly media, his detractors on both the right and left hoped he would prove to be "not ready for prime-time" and be chased from the race before it really began. As we head into March, Walker is not only still on his feet, but may be building a wave of momentum that can carry him not only to...
  • Call to Action this week after Netanyahu's speech.

    03/01/2015 7:27:14 PM PST · by blueyon · 10 replies
    self | 3/01/15 | Blueyon
    Please take to Twitter, Facebook, all news Media sites and any/all other sites you can think of after Netanyahu gives his speech Tuesday. The WH has already rebutted a speech they have not heard. We all know you can not rebut something that hasn't happened yet but we are talking this administration. So with that said, we need to dominate social media! Comment Comment Comment on everything with your views of Netanyahu. Don't let the main stream media frame this with WH talking points and anti-Israel rhetoric.
  • Yeah, We Hate Obama, But Not For The Reason Chris Matthews Suggests

    03/01/2015 5:02:23 PM PST · by Starman417 · 9 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 03-01-15 | Warren Beatty
    For once I agree with what Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's Hardball, said. Matthews said that the Republicans "hate" Dear Leader Barack Hussein Obama. You remember Chris Matthews. He said in March 2008, that "I Felt This Thrill Going Up My Leg" as Obama spoke. Fuming over what he said was insufficient outrage at Rudy Giuliani's assertion that Obama doesn't "love America," Matthews said Republicans are "haters" seven times. Matthews said: You want to know about that fight among Republicans running for President is all about? ... It's about who can hate President Obama the most. I will finish with...
  • Obama’s True Enemy

    03/01/2015 10:33:31 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 27 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/01/15 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    Obama's true enemy is anyone who dares to oppose him Republicans, and conservatives that file into Tea Party meetings and rallies, Constitution Classes, and Libertarian gatherings, say time and time again that they are so tired of having to battle the failures of President Barack Obama. His failed policies are nearly more than they can digest. He fails to understand economics, his failed Obamacare program is destroying health care in America, he fails to understand the underlying reasons behind why the government shutdowns occurred, he has failed in the Middle Class and he has failed to bring anybody out of...
  • Green Slander

    03/01/2015 10:29:15 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/01/15 | Alan Caruba
    Greatest threat is the scores of environmental organizations that have been exaggerating and distorting their alleged “science” in order to thwart development here and around the world that would enhance everyone’s life It is a sure sign that the advocates of the “global warming” and “climate change” hoaxes know that the public no longer believes that the former is occurring or that the latter represents an immediate, global threat. Even though the “climate skeptics”, scientists who have produced research proving false methodology and the conclusions based on it are quite few in number, an effort to silence them by smearing...
  • Talking Heads never get ‘Who Loves ‘Ya’

    03/01/2015 10:25:28 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/01/15 | Judi McLeod
    There is no doubt that Obama’s posture on America has nothing to do with love, and even less with patriotism. If only talking heads of the lucrative cable television industry would do their bloviating where they do most of their off key singing: in the shower. Maybe then the rest of us wouldn’t be going about with that Tina Turner song running nonstop in our frustrated heads….‘What’s love got to do with it’. “What’s love but a second hand emotion”... When ‘America’s Mayor’, the highly esteemed and much beloved Rudy Giuliani posited that Barack Obama doesn’t love America, the resounding...
  • Why Netanyahu’s Speech Matters

    03/01/2015 9:50:59 AM PST · by Steelfish · 5 replies
    National Review ^ | February 28, 2015 | MATTHEW CONTINETTI
    Why Netanyahu’s Speech Matters MATTHEW CONTINETTI February 28, 2015 It exposes the Iran deal as indefensible — and Obama’s politics as bankrupt. The emerging nuclear deal with Iran is indefensible. The White House knows it. That is why President Obama does not want to subject an agreement to congressional approval, why critics of the deal are dismissed as warmongers, and why the president, his secretary of state, and his national-security adviser have spent several weeks demonizing the prime minister of Israel for having the temerity to accept an invitation by the U.S. Congress to deliver a speech on a subject...
  • Departing AG Laments Difficulty of Making Case for Civil Rights Abuses SATIRE

    03/01/2015 9:38:13 AM PST · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire | 28 Feb 2015 | John Semmens
    Citing the difficulties his office encountered in pursuing charges against George Zimmerman and Darren Wilson, retiring Attorney General Eric Holder urged that changes be made in order to make it easier for the government to bring and win civil rights cases. “The ‘beyond reasonable doubt’ standard is too daunting,” Holder complained. “Does anyone seriously doubt that there was an element of racial bias in the shootings of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown? In my opinion, centuries of the oppression of minorities in this country proves that racism is deeply embedded in the culture. It would be unreasonable to presume that...
  • Who the hell is Chelsea Manning?

    03/01/2015 9:30:28 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | March 1, 2015 | E. M. Cadwaladr
    Recently, a friend sent me an article he was furious about. The title was: Hormone treatment approved for Chelsea Manning. The innocent question that popped into my head was: “Who the hell is Chelsea Manning?” Chelsea, it turns out, is none other than Bradley Manning, the Army intelligence analyst who turned over classified information to WikiLeaks in 2010. Well – at least I think that Chelsea is just Bradley in a stupid-looking wig; others apparently hold some different views. The article’s title pretty well summarized the rest of the pathetic story. A more apt title would have been: US Army...
  • Jeb’s entitlement mentality despite his inherited political ineptness

    03/01/2015 9:21:19 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 10 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 3/1/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    We didn’t really notice the political ineptness of George H.W. Bush. He ran with the great Ronald Reagan who could have picked a name from the phone book as his running mate and won both times. Bush the elder brought little to the ticket as he knew little about politics. When he ran on his own and picked Dan Quayle to run with he proved that point. George W. Bush was different. He had been Governor of Texas and knew things about politics his father never learned. He presented himself to us as a solid Texas style conservative at first...
  • MO: Court Enforces Constitutional Protection of Right to Arms

    03/01/2015 9:16:35 AM PST · by marktwain · 1 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 1 March, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
       A St. Louis Judge has ruled that Missouri's tough new protection of the right to keep and bear arms is not just a paper tiger.  In the first ruling of its kind, the court ruled that a person cannot be prohibited from the right to keep and bear arms under Missouri statutes, for a non-violent felony.  From stltoday.com: St. Louis Circuit Judge Robert Dierker ruled that the Missouri law prohibiting felons from possessing guns is unconstitutional as applied in the case of Raymond Robinson, in part because it fails to differentiate between violent and non-violent felons.The amendment declares...
  • De-Dollarization: Russia, China Sign Currency Swap Agreement to Double $100b Trade...

    [LINKS & SOURCES] Janjuah on 2015: Oil at $30; bonds to go crazy http://www.cnbc.com/id/102348346 How The FBI Invaded Martin Luther King Jr.'s Privacy -- And Tried To Blackmail Him Into Suicide http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/20/martin-luther-king-fbi_n_4631112.html Memphis Jury Sees Conspiracy in Martin Luther King's Killing http://www.nytimes.com/1999/12/09/us/memphis-jury-sees-conspiracy-in-martin-luther-king-s-killing.html Court Decision: U.S. “Government Agencies” Found Guilty in Martin Luther King’s Assassination http://www.globalresearch.ca/court-decision-u-s-government-agencies-found-guilty-in-martin-luther-kings-assassination/5320024 Did You Know: US Gov’t Found Guilty In Conspiracy To Assassinate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. http://newsone.com/2843790/did-you-know-us-govt-found-guilty-in-conspiracy-to-assassinate-dr-martin-luther-king-jr/ Markets expect decade of below-target inflation even as ECB readies QE http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/01/19/us-markets-bonds-ecb-idUSKBN0KS19K20150119 Draghi Sees Almost $1 Trillion Stimulus as QE Fight Waits http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-04/draghi-sees-almost-1-trillion-stimulus-with-no-qe-fight.html Davos Agenda: Euro-Zone Deflation, Terrorism,...
  • MI: Gun Reforms go to Governor Snyder again

    03/01/2015 3:50:00 AM PST · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 1 March, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Both houses of the Michigan legislature have passed their signature gun reform legislation.  The bills will be sent to Governor Snyder again.  In January, the Governor vetoed nearly identical bills over minor parts that had been trumpeted in the media as significant.   The legislature took out the minor parts of the bill that the media had objected to, and quickly passed the nearly identical legislation by large, vet-proof margins.  The bills make a large number of small changes to the administration of the concealed carry law, effectively making the law uniform state wide, and doing away with the 1920s...
  • Reaganite's SUNDAY FUNNIES

    03/01/2015 3:44:18 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 1 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 01 March 2015 | Reaganite Republican
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  • Illegal Immigration - Inflated Uproar Over a Single Issue?

    02/28/2015 8:38:18 PM PST · by jfd1776 · 52 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | February 28, 2015 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    With an illegal alien population of about 20 million or so, in a nation of over 300 million, one might ask, why on earth are we so focused on this single issue? After all, 20 million is less than ten percent of our population. This nation is suffering. The real issues we need to address include joblessness, drug abuse, gang crime, a crippling national debt, an incredibly expensive but ever-worsening education system, rampant vote fraud, severe military threats from abroad… and many more. These are issues that affect everyone in our entire country, not just ten percent of us! In...
  • Norway Just Deported 824 Muslims, Every American Needs To See What Happened Next

    02/28/2015 5:02:59 PM PST · by blueyon · 75 replies
    QPolitical.com ^ | 2/27/15 | ???
    Norway recently made the controversial decision to deport a large amount of Muslims with ties to radical groups. Despite all the liberals in Norway deeming this “racist”, the logical party went ahead with it and the result almost shut down every opposing voice in the government instantly. This is one of the best stories we have eve seen come from such a liberal area of the world. Violent Crime Dropped By 30%
  • If only they’d had jobs

    02/28/2015 2:42:08 PM PST · by Starman417 · 30 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-28-15 | DrJohn
    It really couldn't have been easy to find people like Jen Psaki and Marie Harf. They are two of most unintelligent twits to ever represent the face of the United States government. That has to be it. It is simply impossible to imagine a person of even borderline intellect not bursting out laughing when Obama directs them to say this to the press: "We cannot kill our way out of this war." "We can help them [Muslim countries] build their economy so they can have job opportunities for these people." We can't kill our way out of this war? The...
  • Obama to preempt all programming to address Climate change: March 3 [Humor]

    02/28/2015 11:33:17 AM PST · by DanMiller · 1 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | February 28, 2015 | Dan Miller
    This is a guest post by my (imaginary) guest author, the Most Reverend Mohamed Allah-scimitar, President Obama's chief adviser on Islamic relations with Christians and Jews. The Most Revereddd Mohamed Allah-scimitar ********************** The worst crisis ever to face The Obama Nation -- man-caused global warming climate change -- continues to immobilize the country. It does so  contemptuously despite the decades-long warming trend recognized by all reputable scientists. Therefore, President Obama will use the emergency broadcast system to preempt all other programming, including the internet, to address the nation on March 3.Hell Niagara Falls freezes over [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zfdXJ7eVQs] Video linkViolent right-wing Christian and Jewish extremist Islamophobes have contended that, by virtue of its timing, President Obama's address...
  • Bloomberg Backed Gun Bill Dead in Vermont

    02/28/2015 11:12:38 AM PST · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 28 February, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    A bill  pushed by Everytown for Gun Sense, a Mike Bloomberg funded operation, has floundered against intense grassroots opposition in Vermont. Vermont has some of the least infringements on second amendment rights in the country.  Vermont always had constitutional carry, with no permit required, for its entire history.  Vermont has always had one of the lowest crime rates in the country.   From burlingtonfreepress.com, a Gannet company: Supporters of the bill faced strong headwinds, including the opposition of Gov. Peter Shumlin and pushback from Vermont's hunters and police chiefs. The most controversial provision would have required almost all private gun...
  • How big is the target the government has put on your back?

    02/28/2015 10:19:02 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 16 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/28/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Our friends at Americanfreedomfighters.com have examined hundreds of US Government documents and developed a clear list of characteristics Barack Obama’s Administration thinks are “red flag” indications that make us terrorists in their eyes. All of these characteristics can be fully examined using the links provided by the authors. All of the following “forbidden” thoughts or actions will make you suspect in Obama’s eyes. Barack Obama thinks you are a terrorist threat if you talk about individual rights; support the idea of states’ rights; want to make the world a better place; identify with the colonists who fought the American Revolution;...
  • Lying About Benghazi Sole Hillary Accomplishment

    02/28/2015 8:48:27 AM PST · by raptor22 · 28 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | February 28, 2015 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Scandal: Documents from Judicial Watch show that Hillary Clinton's closest advisers knew from the onset, before she launched an inflammatory video lie, that Benghazi was a terrorist attack for which Ansar al-Sharia claimed responsibility. 'Mrs. Clinton, name an accomplishment," Carly Fiorina, former Hewlett-Packard CEO and prospective 2016 GOP presidential candidate, asked Thursday at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference. Last year, when ABC's Diane Sawyer asked the former secretary of state that question, Mrs. Clinton changed the subject, not even bothering to mention dodging sniper fire in Bosnia. Nor is she likely to mention Benghazi, a place now synonymous with...
  • President Takes Defiant Stand on Amnesty SATIRE

    02/28/2015 9:28:24 AM PST · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 28 Feb 2015 | John Semmens
    President Obama announced that "we have expanded my authorities," and bragged that "my enemies are powerless to stop me from going forward with what is right for America." One of the "enemies" the President cited with scorn "is that Texas judge who thinks a court order can prevail against me. If President Jackson could defy the Supreme Court why should I have to heed a mere district judge? I am Commander-in-Chief of the world's most powerful army. The nation's largest police force—the FBI—works for me. What resources does Judge Hanen control?" Obama warned that "those who contradict my directives must...
  • Walker got it exactly right- unions are like terrorists

    02/28/2015 7:23:08 AM PST · by Starman417 · 23 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-27-15 | DrJohn
    At CPAC, Scott Walker made a remark that caught the attention of many of the left, and some on the right: OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Thursday that his experience taking on thousands of protesters in his state helped prepare him to take on terrorists across the world. The likely Republican presidential contender sparked pointed criticism from labor union leaders across the country after remarks delivered on the first day of the Conservative Political Action Conference in suburban Washington. The annual conference features more than a dozen potential Republican presidential contenders over three days hoping...
  • Can Paul's straw poll streak be stopped? CPAC

    02/28/2015 4:41:23 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 28, 2015 | Cameron Joseph with Jonathan Easley
    Rand Paul’s likely White House foes are looking to end his Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) straw poll hot streak. The Kentucky senator is still the frontrunner to win the annual measure of grassroots support after claiming victory for the past two years. But how deep other potential rivals — most notably Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush — cut into his support will show who is on the rise in the 2016 GOP field. “Every year serious candidates come to CPAC and organize and get people to come here for the specific purpose of voting...
  • Next Time There Is A Terrorist Attack... Thank A Banker and Congressman

    02/28/2015 4:02:59 AM PST · by alexmark1917 · 3 replies
    You know one has to wonder why this is so covered up... Won't even get a rating and all there will be is silence in this thread. You see the bankers are funding the terrorist and if we look at one of these banks, Credit Suisse, the CEO is an American. Now, when we have a athlete that swallows a steroid the whole congress gets in an uproar and such but when we have an American CEO of a bank that is accused of and being sued by Wounded American Vets the Washington DC tries to cover it all up....
  • FCC Issues Secret Regulations for Internet [semi-satire]

    02/27/2015 10:59:05 PM PST · by John Semmens · 14 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 27 Feb 2015 | John Semmens
    Anxious to rescue the Internet from what Federal Communications Chairman Tom Wheeler called a "regime of anarchy," the FCC approved over 300 pages of new rules designed "to bring order to this disorderly segment of our society." "Right now, pretty much anyone with access to the web can do or say whatever he wants," Wheeler pointed out. "This is very distressing to President Obama. At his urging we have adopted rules modeled on policies laid down by our agency in the 1930s." While loath to go into specifics "so as not to lose the very useful element of surprise as...
  • Get Credit for Your Retirement Savings Contributions

    02/27/2015 10:44:38 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet
    You may be eligible for a tax credit if you make eligible contributions to an employer-sponsored retirement plan or to an individual retirement arrangement. Here are six things the IRS wants you to know about the Savers Credit: 1.Income Limits The Savers Credit, formally known as the Retirement Savings Contributions Credit, applies to individuals with a filing status and income of: • Single, married filing separately, or qualifying widow(er), with income up to $27,750 • Head of Household with income up to $41,625 • Married Filing Jointly, with incomes up to $55,500 2.Eligibility requirements To be eligible for the credit...
  • Our Crucial Choice of the War on Terror (Greenfield)

    02/27/2015 3:34:07 PM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 13 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Friday, February 27, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Friday, February 27, 2015 Our Crucial Choice of the War on Terror Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog There are two models for fighting terrorism. We can see the terrorists as an external invading force that has to be destroyed or as an internal element in our society to be managed. In the War on Terror, Bush saw terrorists as an external force that had to be fought while Obama sees them as an internal element to be managed. And while both men signed off on some of the same tactics, their view of the conflict at...
  • We Need to Create Fear in Republican Leadership (vanity)

    02/27/2015 1:12:11 PM PST · by Mamzelle · 17 replies
    vanity | 2/27/15 | Mamzelle
    We don't have time to put together a third party, but we can threaten to go on STRIKE. We need to threaten to vote against Republicans if they continue to refuse to represent Americans rather than Mexicans and foreign billionaires. To work, they'd have to believe it. They need to take the threat seriously. Lose the base and lose your power. I will not vote for Jeb Bush. Let's vote against RINO Republicans in the general, not just the primary. Their arrogance is just breathtaking. McConnell is treacherous and duplicitous. Boehner can't be trusted. And Lindsey Graham thinks he has...
  • I sure hope you liberal dumb**ses remember you voted for this

    02/27/2015 9:43:01 AM PST · by Starman417 · 42 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-27-15 | DrJohn
    Remember this. Remember it well, you liberal dumb**ses: “What we’ve done is we’ve expanded my authorities under executive action and prosecutorial discretion..."Let's repeat that: “What we’ve done is we’ve expanded my authorities under executive action and prosecutorial discretion..."Your support of this megalomaniacal dictator is going to have long lasting consequences. “What we’ve done is we’ve expanded my authorities under executive action and prosecutorial discretion as far as we can legally under the existing statute, the existing law."Prosecutorial discretion: Prosecutorial discretion refers to the fact that under American law, government prosecuting attorneys have nearly absolute powers. A prosecuting attorney has power...
  • Our Islamic State Department and the Islamic State

    02/27/2015 9:06:36 AM PST · by IChing · 6 replies
    ClashDaily.com ^ | 2/27/15 | Donald Joy
    Recently I was sampling documentaries about ISIS on YouTube. An early scene in one of them takes place at an ISIS-manned checkpoint on a long, straight highway in the Syrian desert. Several large commercial trucks approach the checkpoint, and are forced to stop by the Islamic State thugs. The documentary filmmaker captured what happened next, as if it was just an ordinary day in the caliphate. Three truck drivers are ordered out of their cabs, and they are interrogated while standing there in the road in the hot sun. Their identification papers are scrutinized, and as they plead that they...
  • Q4 GDP Revised Down To 2.2% From 5.0%: Full Breakdown

    02/27/2015 9:04:29 AM PST · by Kartographer · 15 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | 2/27/15 | Tyler Durden
    There was much hope that when Q3 GDP soared to 5%, primarily on the back of Obamacare spending recalendarization and a massive consumption/personal saving data revision, that the US economy would finally enter lift-off mode. Those hopes were reduced by about 60% when moments ago the BEA announced that Q4 GDP was revised from the original 2.64% print to only 2.18%, which while better than expected, was the lowest economic growth rate since the "polar vortex."
  • Imagine the word Nazi in front of Obama and the Democrats’ appointees

    02/27/2015 8:54:42 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 17 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/27/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Imagine it is 1942 and Democrat President Franklin D. Roosevelt has just announced a series of appointments to his inner circle and the then Democrat infected Congress did the same. Now imagine the word “Nazi” before the names of each of the people they appointed. Imagine these people actually being certified Nazis instead of certified Muslims: John Brennan, current head of the CIA: Nazi/Muslim; Obama top advisor Valerie Jarrett: Nazi/Muslim born in [Germany] – Iran where her parents still live; Leading Democrat pretender to the presidency, Hillary Clinton’s top advisor, Huma Abedin is a Nazi/Muslim whose mother and brother are...
  • Ezra Klein Breaks The Internet with Dumb

    02/27/2015 7:21:41 AM PST · by lifeofgrace · 26 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 2/27/15 | Steve Berman
    Here it is: When our great grandchildren are dealing with the effects of climate change, they will look at this and hate us: http://t.co/YBv5vM8Kzu— Ezra Klein (@ezraklein) February 27, 2015 This is Vox's piece by Brad Plumer depicting Senator James Inhofe tossing a snowball on the Senate floor.  He then segues into more pretty charts showing data from the Climate Change Institute and NOAA. When will the climate kook-aid drinking liberals get it through their heads? It's not pretty charts, it's the data behind them that's cooked.If you use cooked data to make pretty charts, they are still wrong.  Ask...
  • TGIF 'toons

    02/27/2015 7:15:05 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 5 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 27 February 2015 | Reaganite Republican
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  • Why Does Maryland Have The Most Millionaires Per Capita? The Answer Might Make You Angry

    02/27/2015 7:14:28 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    TEC ^ | 02/27/2015 | Michael Snyder
    The fat cats in Washington D.C. are living the high life, and they are doing it at your expense. Over the past decade, there has been one area of the country which has experienced a massive economic boom. Thanks to wildly out of control government spending, the Washington D.C. region is absolutely swimming in cash. In fact, at this point the state of Maryland has the most millionaires per capita in the entire nation and it isn’t even close. If you have never lived there, it is hard to describe what the D.C. area is like. Every weekday morning, hordes...
  • IRS watchdog reveals Lois Lerner missing emails now subject of criminal probe

    02/27/2015 7:14:07 AM PST · by TexasCajun · 20 replies
    Washington Times ^ | February 26, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    The IRS’s inspector general confirmed Thursday it is conducting a criminal investigation into how Lois G. Lerner’s emails disappeared, saying it took only two weeks for investigators to find hundreds of tapes the agency’s chief had told Congress were irretrievably destroyed. Investigators have already scoured 744 backup tapes and gleaned 32,774 unique emails, but just two weeks ago they found an additional 424 tapes that could contain even more Lerner emails, Deputy Inspector General Timothy P. Camus told the House Oversight Committee in a rare late-night hearing meant to look into the status of the investigation. “There is potential criminal...
  • Tom Wheeler Tweaks Net Neutrality Plan After Google Push

    02/27/2015 6:51:37 AM PST · by TexasCajun · 2 replies
    Politico ^ | 2/25/15 | BROOKS BOLIEK
    FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has made some last-minute revisions to his net neutrality plan after Google and public interest groups pressed for the changes, according to sources at the commission. Google, Free Press and New America’s Open Technology Institute last week asked the commission to revise language they said could unintentionally allow Internet service providers to charge websites for sending content to consumers. Such a scenario could open the door to an avalanche of new fees for Web companies and threaten their business models. Google executives on Feb. 19 called aides to Wheeler and staffers for the FCC’s two other...
  • Ingraham uses CPAC speech to bash Bush

    02/27/2015 6:33:43 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 10 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 27, 2015 | David McCabe
    Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham used her speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) to slam moderate former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R). The influential talker suggested that Bush, who is quickly becoming a favorite of the Republican establishment, could even run on the same ticket as likely Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton because of their policy similarities. "Why don't we just call it quits, and Jeb and Hillary can run on the same ticket," she said to applause. Ingraham's criticism reflects the way that conservative base is skeptical of Bush, who has locked down the support of many establishment...
  • KERRY TO ROYCE: ‘PLEDGING ALLEGIANCE TO ISIL IS NOT NECESSARILY JOINING THE FIGHT

    02/27/2015 6:23:29 AM PST · by TexasCajun · 16 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 26 Feb 2015 | ADELLE NAZARIAN
    On Wednesday, Secretary of State John Kerry told the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, chaired by Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), that “Pledging allegiance to ISIL is not necessarily joining the fight.” Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) responded by asking, “So we’re going to wait until they kill a bunch of people before we attack them. Is that what you’re saying the administration’s fight is?” Kerry replied, “No. We are going to and see whether or not they are in fact, really joined in the fight against ISIL.” He explained his belief, and the administration’s policy, that “a group that simply embraces...
  • Bush in the conservative hot seat

    02/27/2015 5:08:00 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 27, 2015 | Jonathan Easley 216 84
    Jeb Bush’s likely presidential candidacy will face its first major test on Friday when he addresses a rowdy group of activists at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). It’s a critical moment for the former Florida governor as he looks to convince conservatives that he appeals to more than just the GOP establishment. Jeb Bush’s likely presidential candidacy will face its first major test on Friday when he addresses a rowdy group of activists at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). It’s a critical moment for the former Florida governor as he looks to convince conservatives that he appeals to...