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  • Chicago Inner City Blacks GO OFF on Obama Over Illegal Immigration “Worst President Ever”

    07/13/2014 6:08:33 AM PDT · by libstripper · 13 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | Jul.12, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    So much for Hope and Change– Chicago southside African-Americans GO OFF on President Obama. Rebel Pundit interviewed the community this week about Barack Obama’s open border policies and his spending on the illegal immigrant community. Let’s just say – they are NOT HAPPY
  • Actor Harry Lennix Trained Obama to Act Presidential 10+ Years Before 08 Election

    07/13/2014 6:07:16 AM PDT · by mgist · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | ? | Mancow
    This video is interesting. I dont know how embed video.
  • Reality of the IRS Scandal

    07/13/2014 6:07:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin
    Townhall.com ^ | July 13, 2014 | Bruce Bialosky
    People who are not distraught about Lois Lerner and the IRS must have never actually dealt with the organization. As someone who has for 36 years, it is clear that at best we are dealing with fabrications and at worst outright lies and criminal actions. The fact that any American --let alone the national press, Congressional Democrats, and the White House – might not be agitated is dangerous for our society. First, let us be clear: despite billions of dollars of taxpayer money being spent on improving their computer system, it is still rank. Second, the Internal Revenue has gradually...
  • Massachusetts now forced into border spat (Criminal illegals flown in secretly)

    07/13/2014 4:34:25 AM PDT · by Diogenesis · 54 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | July 13, 2014 | Adriana Cohen
    Massachusetts now forced into border spat It’s finally been confirmed what was suspected all along — Massachusetts is feeling the pain of the chaotic border crisis. Forget the denials. Secret flights of illegal immigrants have made their way to Bedford and Boston. .... We’ve learned from immigration officials that four planes filled with detainees ... as the U.S. scrambles to cap the immigration crisis. .... This should alarm everybody in the Bay State, because we don’t know how many illegals are passing through or hanging around; what communicable diseases they may carry; if any are sex offenders, drug-runners, gang members...
  • Opponent ousts York County [PA] GOP chairman, vows Tea Party inclusion

    07/13/2014 3:39:08 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 10 replies
    PennLive.com ^ | July 12, 2014 | Matt Miller
    Immediately after he ousted the York County Republican Committee's incumbent chairman Saturday, Alex Shorb vowed to ensure that Tea Party supporters are heard in the party's political deliberations. Yet Shorb, a financial services firm owner from York, said he did not regard his election as chairman as some sort of conservative coup. "I don't see it as a tea party takeover at all," he said. "I'm not a tea party member." Shorb's election and the tandem victory of his running mate, Lower Windsor Township Committeewoman Allison Blew, who is the party's new vice chairwoman, followed a push by conservative opponents...
  • Soros Funded Pro-Immigrant Group to Target Waco

    07/13/2014 3:36:03 AM PDT · by mgist · 21 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 7/12/14 | Michelle
    An email alert was sent out this afternoon from the Detention Watch Network. They plan a protest event tomorrow morning at the Jack Harwell Detention Center in Waco, Tx. According to them, this facility is just not quite good enough for the detaining of immigrants due to issues such as a lack of a legal library there, no on site medical facility, etc. However, previous complaints they have made to ICE were not given any validation: “U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is committed to providing all detainees in our custody with safe detention environments. The Jack Harwell Detention Center...
  • Obama Revealed in Guatemala Policy

    07/13/2014 3:29:01 AM PDT · by mgist · 18 replies
    Frontpage ^ | 5/21/14 | Armando de la Torre & Steve Hecht
    Obama Revealed in Guatemala Policy If you were observing U.S. diplomacy in search of the curious – and you had decided to eavesdrop at one of its remotest, least-visited quarters – you would go to the Central American republic of Guatemala, where you would find something quite revealing about the nature of Barack Obama. This is not an exercise for a slow day. America’s diplomacy in Guatemala is a devastating exposé of Obama’s political character. Through U.S. actions in Guatemala—far more than in Benghazi, in the Ukraine, in the Middle East or elsewhere—Obama stands forth, undisguised, as a left-wing radical....
  • Convicted Spy Arthur Walker Dies in Prison

    07/13/2014 2:52:49 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 21 replies
    Military.com ^ | Jul 10, 2014 | Lauren King, The Virginian-Pilot
    Arthur Walker, one of four men convicted of selling secrets to the Soviet Union during the Cold War, has died in federal prison. He was 79. The Federal Bureau of Prisons website confirmed that he died this month. A spokesman said he died over the holiday weekend, and Walker's family told Pete Earley, who wrote "Family of Spies: Inside the John Walker Spy Ring," that he died Friday of acute kidney failure. Walker was serving three life sentences plus 40 years for copying and conspiring to deliver secrets to the Soviet Union. He was sentenced in 1985.
  • Army to replace 9mm pistol with more reliable gun packing better 'knock down’ power

    07/13/2014 2:21:40 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 56 replies
    FoxNews ^ | July 12, 2014 | Joseph Weber
    The Army wants to retire its supply of 9mm handguns and replace it with a more accurate and user-friendly model that also will provide soldiers with more “knock-down” power. Army officials say their inventory of more than 200,000 semi-automatic Beretta M9 and Sig Sauer M11 pistols has become outdated, worn out and needs to be replaced with an updated model that also offers more reliability and durability.
  • Gun Control

    07/13/2014 1:52:17 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 15 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | May 6, 2014 | Mark Steyn
    Aside from doing my bit for the First Amendment (your continued support is much appreciated), I've lately been taking a much greater interest in the Fourth Amendment, particularly since a meek mild-mannered mumsy employee of mine was unlawfully seized by an angry small-town cop last year. So I've been chewing over yesterday's Supreme Court ruling. The case began half a decade ago in Bellaire, Texas: During the early morning hours of New Year's Eve, 2008, police sergeant Jeffrey Cotton fired three bullets at Robert Tolan; one of those bullets hit its target and punctured Tolan's right lung. At the time...
  • World View: Australia Joins Japan, Vietnam, Philippines in Opposing China

    07/13/2014 12:32:13 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    Breitbart's Big Peace ^ | July 11, 2014 | John J. Xenakis
    ---snip--- Japan, Vietnam and the Philippines have been forming an alliance against China, as China has been moving to annex other countries' territories in the South and East China Seas. Relations between Vietnam and China have become particularly hostile since China deployed an oil rig in Vietnam's exclusive economic zone (EEZ). (See "China's neighbors react to new South China Sea claims" from last week.) Now Australia is signaling that it is also joining this alliance. The change in policy was indicated in a statement by Australia's foreign minister, Julie Bishop, during a visit by Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe to...
  • The wrong folks get billions in tax dollars ($106 BILLION just last year)

    07/13/2014 12:08:41 AM PDT · by Innovative · 7 replies
    CNN ^ | Jull 12, 2014 | Blake Ellis
    A government watchdog agency said an estimated $106 billion in payments were made in error last year: meaning they were the wrong amount, went to the wrong person or lacked sufficient documentation. These payments include tax refunds, unemployment benefits, Social Security benefits, and Medicare and Medicaid coverage. The improper payments could be even higher since not all agencies reported to the Government Accountability Office. The Department of Agriculture's School Breakfast program, which provides free or reduced-price meals to needy students -- had the highest error rate in 2013, at 25%.
  • Isn’t It Rich?

    07/12/2014 9:01:55 PM PDT · by Second Amendment First · 64 replies
    New York Times ^ | July 12, 2014 | Maureen Dowd
    CHELSEA CLINTON never acted out during the eight years she came of age as America’s first daughter. No ditching of her Secret Service detail. No fake IDs for underage tippling. No drug scandal. No court appearance in tank top and toe ring. Not even any dirty dancing. Despite a tough role as the go-between in the highly public and embarrassing marital contretemps of her parents, Chelsea stayed classy. So it’s strange to see her acting out in a sense now, joining her parents in cashing in to help feed the rapacious, gaping maw of Clinton Inc. With her 1 percenter...
  • Mexican Train Called "The Beast" Derails with 1,000 Illegals Riding On Top!

    07/12/2014 7:35:53 PM PDT · by lbryce · 45 replies
    YouTube ^ | July 12, 2014 | Poster
    A Mexican train carrying more than 1,000 illegal immigrants derailed en route to the Texas border area. The cargo train was transporting both Central Americans and Mexican adults and children hoping to enter the United States illegally and surrender themselves to Border Patrol agents. The train many illegal immigrants are using is referred to as La Bestia — The Beast. Mexican authorities think The Beast may have derailed due to several days of heavy rain in the area. Those attempting to cross over the Texas border illegally found themselves stranded and forced to go on foot if they were to...
  • Cruz Votes Against Castro, Cornyn Votes for Him

    07/12/2014 7:32:59 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10 Jul 2014 | Bob Price
    HOUSTON, Texas—U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) joined 17 other Republicans in voting for the confirmation of San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to be the next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). U.S. Senator Ted Cruz joined 25 other Republicans in voting against the confirmation. The official vote for confirmation was 71-26 with three abstentions. The Republican abstention came from Sen. David Vitter (R-LA).Cornyn did not just vote yes for Castro--he helped guide the nomination through the Senate.  He made an introductory speech for Castro before the nomination hearing last month. “Many Texans are reassured by Mayor Castro’s example that...
  • Luis Gutierrez: Obama Requested 'Menu' of Executive Actions on Immigration

    07/12/2014 7:20:04 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 22 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | July 12, 2014 | Tony Lee
    Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) said that President Barack Obama told him in March to bring him a "menu" of potential executive actions to grant more amnesty and ease deportations if Congress did not pass a comprehensive amnesty bill. Gutierrez said he and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus plan to do so when they hopefully meet with Obama around July 24th. On this weekend's Political Capital with Al Hunt on Bloomberg TV, Gutierrez said that Obama told him last March, "Luis, come back at the end of July. I want you to bring your menu at the end of the July. And...
  • Our Opinion: The lunacy never ceases (Boehner suing Obama)

    07/12/2014 7:20:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The Brattleboro Reformer ^ | July 12, 2014 | The Editors
    Are we the only ones who are amazed at the nerve of House Speaker John A. Boehner? For the past few weeks, the Republican from Ohio has been promising to file a lawsuit against Pres. Barack Obama for the manner in which he has issued executive orders, which his party believes is unconstitutional. "The current president believes he has the power to make his own laws -- at times even boasting about it," Boehner said in his statement. What's most audacious about Boehner's threatened lawsuit is that it will focus on the Affordable Care Act and Obama's executive order delaying...
  • France hits out at dollar dominance in international transactions

    07/12/2014 7:11:53 PM PDT · by wetphoenix · 13 replies
    CNBC ^ | Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 7:28 PM ET | Michael Stothard
    France's political and business establishment has hit out against the hegemony of the dollar in international transactions after U.S. authorities fined BNP Paribas $9 billion for helping countries avoid sanctions. Michel Sapin, the French finance minister, called for a "rebalancing" of the currencies used for global payments, saying the BNP Paribas case should "make us realize the necessity of using a variety of currencies". He said, in an interview with the Financial Times on the sidelines of a weekend economics conference: "We [Europeans] are selling to ourselves in dollars, for instance when we sell planes. Is that necessary? I don't...
  • McCain wants ankle bracelets for those awaiting deportation hearings

    07/12/2014 7:03:51 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 52 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 7/12/14 | FoxNews/AP
    Arizona’s two Republican senators are set to introduce legislation next week to deal with unaccompanied children and others illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border that includes ankle-bracelet monitors for those awaiting deportation hearings, an alternative to President Obama’s request for an additional $3.7 billion to help with the continuing surge of illegal immigrants. “Today we face a humanitarian crisis along our southern border,” said senior Sen. John McCain. “Congress must act to amend our immigration law and provide law enforcement the ability to return these children home as safely and expeditiously as possible.”
  • Donetsk: a ghost town waiting for Ukraine's final battle

    07/12/2014 6:25:32 PM PDT · by wetphoenix · 18 replies
    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) - Donetsk, one of the last bastions of pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, has become a ghost town as residents clog the roads and railway stations in a desperate scramble to escape advancing government troops. The self-proclaimed prime minister of the Donetsk People's Republic, Oleksandr Borodai, claims more than 70,000 of the city's 900,000 inhabitants have already fled as Kiev's forces move within 20 kilometres (12 miles) of the city. Every train was full on Friday as residents calmly joined long queues to buy tickets. "I have lived here more than 40 years and it is very...
  • Obama barely stays awake chatting to student

    07/12/2014 6:15:41 PM PDT · by Innovative · 71 replies
    NY Post ^ | July 11, 2014 | David K. Lee
    Already under attack by critics who say he’s lost interest in his job, President Obama added fuel to the fire on Thursday with a drowsy appearance in Texas. A heavy-lidded Obama struggled to keep his head up during a one-on-one talk in an Austin cafe with a college student whose parents lost their jobs last year.
  • The Timeline Of The “Border Crisis” – An Intentionally Manufactured Crisis

    07/12/2014 5:39:26 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 34 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 7-12-14 | sundance
    Several key empirical facts do not lend credibility to the White House claim of a “surprise crisis”. Actually quite the opposite – But to really absorb the issue we must analyze current year events through the reality of prior events; we must look into the way-back machine. To that end we have read the entirety of: A March 2014 Final Report from the National Center For Border Security – HERE A June 2014 (Declassified) Intelligence Report on UAC’s and Central America – HERE A June 2014 Congressional Research Report analyzing the prior four years of Central American UAC’s (Unaccompanied Alien...
  • Obama eliminated the NDIC, Agency that monitored terrorism, drugs on border.

    07/12/2014 4:08:23 PM PDT · by mgist · 46 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | 2014 | Judicial Watch
    Obama quietly eliminated the NATIONAL DRUG INTELLIGENCE CENTER, that was monitoring terrorist activity on the border. Mexican cartel violence is at an all-time high along the increasingly porous southern border yet the Obama Administration has shut down a critical intelligence agency dedicated to identifying, tracking and severing the nexus between drug trafficking and terrorism. It’s a senseless move, which is why it was done very quietly. The only real way to discover that the Justice Department’s 19-year-old National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC) has been closed is by trying to visit its website. It simply says that on June 15, 2012,...
  • Twenty-One Shot, 2 Killed Overnight in Chicago Violence

    07/12/2014 3:12:41 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 62 replies
    NBC NEWS ^ | 12 JULY 2014 | NBC NEWS
    Following a particularly violent Fourth of July weekend, violence in Chicago continued Saturday with 21 people shot overnight, including three people wounded outside a Northwest Side pizza restaurant. The shooting took place around 10 p.m. Friday in the 6000 block of West Fullerton Avenue when someone opened fire on three people outside Marco’s Pizza in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood, according to authorities.
  • Thank Hobby Lobby for showing why we need single-payer healthcare (Here it comes)

    07/12/2014 2:18:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | July 11, 2014 | Various
    To the editor: When the Supreme Court handed down its Hobby Lobby decision, I was glad — glad because it would be the start of our country realizing how insane it is to link business and healthcare. ("The Hobby Lobby case proves the necessity of single-payer healthcare," July 1) I know that offering medical care to workers began as a perk, but having started something is no reason to carry on with an insane system that has made our medical care outrageously and unnecessarily expensive. Medical care must be made affordable to all, without having businesses get in the way....
  • Sen. Cruz Files Amendments to Sportsmen’s Act Legislation

    07/12/2014 1:36:19 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 5 replies
    www.Cruz.Senate.gov ^ | July 8, 2014 | Ted Cruz
    Measures Strengthen Second Amendment Rights and Limit Federal Ownership of Land WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, today filed three amendments to Sportsmen’s Act legislation to strengthen Americans’ Second Amendment rights and to limit federal ownership of land. His amendments include: Cruz Amendment #3456: Limit Federal Ownership of State Lands Prevents the federal government from owning more than 50 percent of the land in any state Cruz Amendment #3457: Firearm Commerce Modernization Allows interstate firearms sales—by permitting out-of-state dealers to sell in a state if they comply with all state laws in which they are sellingAllows military members...
  • Common Core Architect David Coleman's Next Deception: The New AP U.S. History Exam

    07/12/2014 1:33:36 PM PDT · by lilyramone · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 12, 2014 | Dr. Susan Berry
    increasingly show that as more Americans learn about the Common Core standards, they don’t like what they see. Hopefully, Americans will feel the same way as they learn more about how the new Advanced Placement (AP) U.S. History exam will decimate the teaching of traditional American history, turning it into a leftist view of an America that is based on identity politics rather than a Constitution meant to protect the rights of individual freedoms. The new AP U.S. History exam has been authorized under David Coleman, known as the “architect” of the Common Core standards and, now, the president of...
  • GOP Establisment: Congress Should Give Obama 'Blank Check' to Address Border Crisis

    07/12/2014 1:28:47 PM PDT · by lilyramone · 43 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 12, 2014 | Tony Lee
    While liberal activists keep pushing Democrats to make more concessions regarding the flood of illegal immigrant children across the border, GOP consultants in D.C. are suggesting that Republicans roll over and approve President Barack Obama's request for $3.7 billion without any concessions. And they are doing so to liberal outlets like the Huffington Post. Since only $400 million of those funds would actually go to strengthen border security, Republicans have been wary of giving the Obama administration a "blank check" without getting some concessions, like having National Guard troops on the border or changing a 2008 law that prevents the...
  • EPA regs likely to kill 68-year-old Louisiana peach orchard

    07/12/2014 1:16:57 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 16 replies
    watchdog.org ^ | july 10, 2014 | chris butler
    The peach orchards at Mitcham Farms, near the north Louisiana city of Ruston, have survived winter freezes, droughts and dangerous hail storms, but they evidently will not survive the Environmental Protection Agency and its regulations. The family-owned business, established in 1946 and featured in tourism magazines, is Louisiana’s largest peach orchard, according to its website, but owner Joe Mitcham expects he’ll close up shop in only a few years. The federal government’s banning of a chemical in 2005 known as methyl bromide, used to treat diseased peach trees, has really given him no choice, as most of his trees won’t survive...
  • Fog of War in Benghazi Hampered Military Response

    07/12/2014 12:12:46 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 31 replies
    Military.com ^ | July 12, 2014 | Donna Cassata and Bradley Klapper
    The military might have been able to prevent two of the four U.S. deaths in Benghazi if commanders had known more about the intensity of the sporadic gunfire directed at the CIA installation where Americans had taken refuge and had pressed to get a rescue team there faster, according to senior military leaders. In closed-door testimony to Congress earlier this year, top military officers said that after the first attack on the main U.S. diplomatic outpost on Sept. 11, 2012, they thought the fighting had subsided and the Americans who had fled to the CIA base about a mile away...
  • David Brooks: Obama 'Impeachment Is Obviously Cloud Cuckoo Land'

    07/12/2014 12:10:35 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 37 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | July 11, 2014 | Jeff Poor
    On Friday's broadcast of PBS's "NewsHour" New York Times columnist David Brooks and Creators Syndicate columnist Mark Shields took on the House Speaker John Boehner's lawsuit against the Obama administration, which alleges oversteps in executive authority by the Obama White House. Both acknowledged Boehner's gripe with the Obama administration had merit, but were skeptical of the lawsuit's chances. However, they both also took on the alternative offered by former Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK), which was to impeach President Barack Obama. Both dismissed that course of action as well, with Brooks calling it "cloud cuckoo land."
  • Mexican Cartels Buying Afghan Heroin

    07/12/2014 11:59:39 AM PDT · by mgist · 26 replies
    Banderas News ^ | 7/12/14 | PVNN
    Mexican Cartels Buying Afghan Heroin PVNN More Sharing ServicesShareShare on facebookShare on twitterShare on googleShare on myspace Mexican cartels have established business alliances with gangs operating in places like Afganistán and Turkey, in order to obtain and smuggle drugs to supply Europe and North America, according to investigator Edgardo Buscaglia, a fellow at the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM). In an interview with EL UNIVERSAL, Buscaglia confirmed that Mexican narcotraffickers operate like multinational emissaries "to establish contacts and place operatives that can deal with the Turkish and Indian criminal organizations in order to facilitate the production and sale of...
  • Nursing home refused to allow Muslim worker to wear hijab, government lawsuit alleges

    07/12/2014 11:29:10 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 36 replies
    http://www.mcknights.com ^ | july 9, 2014 | stephanie h. kim
    An Alabama nursing home is being sued after it allegedly refused to allow a Muslim worker to wear a hijab on the job, according to a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission last week.  Shadescrest Health Care Center hired Tracy Martin as a certified nursing assistant in August 2012, according to the lawsuit. Martin reportedly wore the hijab on Aug. 9 and was told to “remove the head covering or be subject to termination,” according to the government'spress release published Monday. Martin filed a discrimination charge with the EEOC and was fired weeks after Shadescrest received notice of...
  • GOA activists help Rand Paul put Harry Reid on the defensive!

    07/12/2014 11:10:08 AM PDT · by Plummz · 4 replies
    Gun Owners of America ^ | July 1 | Gun Owners of America
    If there is any doubt about the hatred that Harry Reid and the Senate Democrats hold for the Second Amendment, that hatred was made apparent last week. To review the bidding: The Senate was slated, last week, to consider amendments to the giant appropriations bill funding the Justice and Commerce Departments. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) had submitted an amendment to prohibit Attorney General Eric Holder from continuing Operation Choke Point -- a program designed to shut down gun stores by forcing banks to dry up their credit and to stop processing their credit card purchases. alt You will remember that...
  • Justice Official, NAACP Meet with Norfolk Over Float (Nebraska--Obama Outhouse)

    07/12/2014 10:46:34 AM PDT · by kristinn · 24 replies
    The Lincoln Journal Star ^ | Friday, July 11, 2014
    Four representatives of the NAACP and the U.S. Department of Justice met with Norfolk Mayor Sue Fuchtman Thursday to talk about a controversial float in the Fourth of July parade. The meeting included the mayor, city administrator Shane Weidner and members of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, which organized the parade. The Justice Department official is a member of the Community Relations Service team that handles discrimination disputes. The float in question depicted a distraught looking mannequin in overalls in front of an outhouse with the words Obama Presidential Library on the side. "The state area NAACP has received...
  • Sandra Fluke seeks wider influence in California

    07/12/2014 9:59:15 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 24 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 12, 2014 12:01 PM EDT | Judy Lin
    The former Georgetown University law student who gained national attention for being denied a chance to testify in Congress for health plan contraception coverage—and then was subjected to degrading comments by radio host Rush Limbaugh—is hoping to make public policy of her own. Sandra Fluke is running as a first-time candidate for a seat in California’s state Senate to represent some of the most affluent communities of Los Angeles County, a district that stretches from the Hollywood Hills to the Palos Verdes peninsula. In a district where Democrats outnumber Republicans 2-1, Fluke is campaigning on an agenda that includes subsidized...
  • Military, Pentagon Want To Hire Muslims But Fire Captains On The Battlefield

    07/12/2014 9:44:36 AM PDT · by drypowder · 20 replies
    Independent Centinal ^ | July 12, 2014 | Sara Noble
    In a callous and unreasonable act of complete disregard for our military, Obama’s Defense Department has sent pink slips to military officers serving on the battlefield in Afghanistan. This reminds one of the treatment of victims of Nadal Hassan in Ft. Hood, but it gets even more intriguing. While this is going on, the Pentagon and the military are looking to keep and employ more Muslims. According to a report by the World Tribune, officials said the ‘Defense Department has been keeping records and tracking Muslims so they can encourage their presence and continued advancement in the military.’
  • “Why Not One? Why Not Zero?” Gov. Christie Vetoes N.J. Magazine Ban

    07/12/2014 9:31:57 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 22 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12 July 2014 | Daily Caller
    On Wednesday last week, New Jersey’s Gov. Chris Christie (R) vetoed legislation that would have banned the possession of ammunition magazines holding more than 10 rounds. Such magazines are most commonly used in handguns and general-purpose semi-automatic rifles kept for defensive purposes. Gov. Christie, who more than a year ago urged people to act like “grown-ups on this issue,” appeared to question the intellectual and emotional maturity of gun control supporters who pushed for the magazine ban. “This [ban] is the very embodiment of reform in name only,” Christie said. “It simply defies common sense to believe that imposing a...
  • Dems Trounce House GOP In Grass-Roots Donations

    07/12/2014 9:31:25 AM PDT · by Hostage · 51 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 11, 2014 | Mike Flynn
    The DCCC, the campaign arm for Rep. Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats, has raised $22 million more than the House GOP for the fall elections. That result is surprising enough, as Democrats' minority status gives them little political leverage in the House. More surprising, though, is that Democrats have raised almost three times as much money, $46 million v. $17 million, as Republicans from small-dollar grass roots donors. The political landscape and recent polling would suggest the opposite situation.
  • National Border Patrol Council: 'We Stand Behind' Report of TSA Letting Illegal Immigrants on Plane

    07/12/2014 9:13:06 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 23 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 7/11/14 | Breitbart News
    full title National Border Patrol Council: 'We Stand Behind' Report of TSA Letting Illegal Immigrants on Plane Without IDThe National Border Patrol Council released a statement asserting that it stands behind reports that illegal aliens were allowed to board commercial flights by presenting their Notice to Appear documents as personal identification to the TSA: The National Border Patrol Council was recently notified that as recently as July 9, 2014, illegal aliens, who had been processed by Border Patrol agents in the Laredo Sector, were released with an I-862, Notice to Appear, and used that document as identification to board commercial...
  • The ultimate goal of the NSA is total population control

    07/12/2014 9:02:52 AM PDT · by Yollopoliuhqui · 20 replies
    The Guardian ^ | July 10.2014 | antony Lowenstein
    William Binney is one of the highest-level whistleblowers to ever emerge from the NSA. He was a leading code-breaker against the Soviet Union during the Cold War but resigned soon after September 11, disgusted by Washington’s move towards mass surveillance. On 5 July he spoke at a conference in London organised by the Centre for Investigative Journalism and revealed the extent of the surveillance programs unleashed by the Bush and Obama administrations. “At least 80% of fibre-optic cables globally go via the US”, Binney said. “This is no accident and allows the US to view all communication coming in. At...
  • Testimony Reveals What Military Did While Benghazi Post Burned

    07/12/2014 8:50:57 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 47 replies
    News Max ^ | July 12 2014 | News Max
    One by one, behind closed doors in Washington, D.C.,, military officers explained what they did and didn't do the night the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, burned. Together their 30 hours of testimony to congressional investigators gives the fullest account yet of the military's response to the surprise attacks that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans the night of Sept. 11, 2012, and early the next morning. Transcripts of the interviews, with some names and classified information blacked out, were released Wednesday The nine officers, including retired Gen. Carter Ham, then the head of the military's U.S....
  • Migrant Family Shares Their Story Of Desperation Getting To Texas

    07/12/2014 8:45:08 AM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 49 replies
    CBSDFW.COM ^ | 11 JULY 2014 | CBSDFW.COM
    DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) — As the numbers of unaccompanied minors showing up to the Texas-Mexico border continues to rise, 14-year old Silvia Marroquin of El Salvador and her family are opening up about the teens journey here. Marroquin was 13-years old when she left her hometown of Usulutan, El Salvador last year. It’s a small town ripped apart by street gang violence. Her father who had already been living in Dallas illegally paid a human smuggler $4,500 to bring his daughter here. Guided by the smuggler the teen tells CBS 11 she and another group of children were brought...
  • Why Jimmy Carter Is Smiling Right Now

    07/12/2014 8:41:36 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 15 replies
    Powerline ^ | JULY 11, 2014 | STEVEN HAYWARD
    During those wonderful decades when the great Chick Hearn called LA Lakers basketball games, whenever the Lakers had a game in the bag in the 4th quarter, Chick would let fly with favorite formula: “This game’s in the refrigerator: the door is closed, the lights are out, the eggs are cooling, the butter’s getting hard, and the Jell-O’s jigglin’!” You can start saying that about Obama’s presidency. Or, if you like, you can note that he’s passed Jimmy Carter territory. I recall Henry Kissinger’s pithy summation of Carter’s foreign policy: “The Carter administration has managed the extraordinary feat of having,...
  • Pro-Life Doctor Faces Persecution After Refusing to Do Abortion on Disabled Baby

    07/12/2014 8:41:19 AM PDT · by NYer · 7 replies
    Life News ^ | January 7, 2014 | Natalia Dueholm
    The most recent case in Poland’s abortion wars will test the country’s conscience.The case centers around Professor Bogdan Chazan, one of Poland’s top doctors and director of the Holy Family Hospital in Warsaw (Szpital im. Świętej Rodziny). Chazan came under firelast month when he refused to perform an abortion on a deformed baby who had been conceived in vitro in a fertility clinic. Instead of an abortion, Chazan offered medical advice for the mother, hospital care before, during and after the pregnancy, and perinatal hospice care for the child.Although Polish law permits abortion of sick babies until viability, it does...
  • Palin makes the case for impeaching Obama

    07/12/2014 8:28:45 AM PDT · by Bratch · 30 replies
    Hot Air ^ | July 11, 2014 | Allahpundit
    Her op-ed earlier this week focused on immigration. Today’s op-ed is a more comprehensive indictment, starting with the case that “high crimes and misdemeanors” includes dereliction of duty, not just statutory crimes.I want to quote this part: Impeachment is the ultimate check on an out-of-control executive branch. It is serious, not to be used for petty partisan purposes; and it is imperative that it becomes a matter of legitimate discussion before the American people lose all trust in our federal government.Impeachment requires moral courage to advance what is right, and it requires political will. A complacent or disheartened electorate may silently endure these...
  • Lisa Myers Agrees With Sharyl Attkisson: Media Less Eager to Hold Obama Admin Accountable

    07/12/2014 8:13:43 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 15 replies
    Mediabistro ^ | July 10,2014 | Jordan Chariton
    In an NPR interview earlier this week, former NBC News senior investigative correspondent Lisa Myers seemed to agree with former CBS News investigative correspondent Sharyl Attkisson that the media hasn’t covered the Obama administration aggressively enough. “Overall, the mainstream media has been less eager to hold this administration accountable than the Bush administration,” Myers, who left NBC in January after 33 years, said. On the issue of investigative reporting on the evening news, she added, “You have to be able to lay out the facts to make the case, and that requires time. And time was an increasingly precious commodity...
  • Solar panel company pocketing govt subsidy cash intended for homeowners

    07/12/2014 7:57:00 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 16 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 7-12-14 | Jazz Shaw
    The US government has been pushing the idea of home solar panels for quite a while now, giving the industry a significant, additional nudge when the current federal subsidy program was generously expanded in 2008. The idea behind this was that if homeowners wanted to save some money on their energy bill by using solar power, they could receive a 30% subsidy to help cover the costs. Sounds pretty sweet, eh? Well, when the government is giving away taxpayer cash, plenty of people will line up to get it… and it’s not always those who were intended to benefit. This...
  • Government Shutdown May Have Caused a DC Area Baby Boom

    07/12/2014 7:45:08 AM PDT · by bamahead · 14 replies
    CBS DC ^ | July 9, 2014 | Kimberly Suiters
    WASHINGTON (WNEW) — The 2013 government shutdown, which lasted from Oct. 1 to Oct. 16, was the cause of a lot of anxiety in the D.C. area. With so many government workers living in the District, Maryland and Virginia, thousands were anxious about falling behind on bills while they weren’t receiving paychecks. We now have an idea of what they may have done to soothe their nerves. July 1 marked exactly 9 months since many government workers in the area were sent home for more than two weeks as Congress argued about the nation’s finances. WNEW’s Kimberly Suiters reports that...
  • Hey, let’s give the EPA unrestrained power to garnish wages (w/o court order) (Action Required)

    07/12/2014 7:40:27 AM PDT · by Innovative · 24 replies
    Human Events ^ | July 11, 2014 | John Hayward
    The Environmental Protection Agency has quietly floated a rule claiming authority to bypass the courts and unilaterally garnish paychecks of those accused of violating its rules, a power currently used by agencies such as the Internal Revenue Service. “The EPA has a history of overreaching its authority. It seems like once again the EPA is trying to take power it doesn’t have away from American citizens,” Sen. John Barrasso, Wyoming Republican, said when he learned of the EPA’s wage garnishment scheme.