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  • White House: 'Pro-war' Cheney, Trump, Cruz are face of Iran deal opposition

    08/28/2015 2:35:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | August 28, 2015 | Susan Crabtree
    White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Friday that those who oppose the Iran nuclear agreement, like former Vice President Dick Cheney and presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, are "pro-war" and are some of the same people who got the U.S. into a war with Iraq in 2003. "There's no doubt that we've seen forceful advocacy to kill this deal," Earnest said. "It's the same forceful advocacy we've seen in the run up to the Iraq war in 2003. In fact it's many of the same people making the same arguments." Cheney is scheduled to appear Sept. 8 at...
  • Obama: I Understand ‘Cruelty Of Man’ Because I’m An African-American

    08/28/2015 2:09:39 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 82 replies
    Brietbart ^ | August 28, 2015 | Charlie Spiering
    During a live webcast, President Obama sympathized with the persecution of the Jewish people, suggesting he was able to understand their plight because he was an African-American.
  • IRS must say if White House sought taxpayers’ information: Judge

    08/28/2015 12:25:57 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 28 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 28, 2015 | Stephan Dinan
    A federal judge Friday ordered the IRS to turn over the records of any requests from the White House seeking taxpayers’ private information from the tax agency, delivering a victory to a group that for two years has been trying to pry the data loose. It’s not clear that there were any such requests — but Judge Amy Berman Jackson said the IRS cannot just refuse to say so by citing taxpayer confidentiality laws, known as section 6103 of the tax code. “This court questions whether section 6103 should or would shield records that indicate confidential taxpayer information was misused,...
  • Donald Trump Sparks GOP Soul - Searching

    08/28/2015 11:22:50 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 10 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | August 28, 2015 | Brad Schaeffer
    A well-intentioned article by Noah Rothman in Commentary Magazine offers that Donald Trump’s supporters are the right wing’s version of Obama’s vacuous “Hope and Change” acolytes. Says Rothman: “Trump is the right’s Obama, insofar as his policy preferences are ill-defined, pliable, and reflective of whatever the audience immediately before him wants them to be.” Such comparisons short-change Trump’s supporters.
  • Virginia Shooting Victim’s Husband: ‘I Blame the Guy Holding the Gun,’ Not the Gun

    08/28/2015 10:51:22 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Aug 28, 2015 | AWR Hawkins
    Virginia Shooting Victim’s Husband: ‘I Blame the Guy Holding the Gun,’ Not the Gun On August 28, Tim Gardner, husband of Virginia shooting victim Vicki Gardner, said he does not blame the gun for his wife’s shooting. Rather, he blames the man who was holding the gun and pulled the trigger. Vicki is the woman Alison Parker was interviewing when Vester Lee Flanagan opened fire. According to Fox News, Tim Gardner said one of Flanagan’s bullets “grazed [Vicki’s] spine” without doing the damage a direct hit would have done. Tim expressed gratitude that it was not a direct hit and...
  • Pew: Orthodox Jews mirror evangelical Christians, vote GOP [Romans 11]

    08/28/2015 9:21:49 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 11 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 8/26/2015 | Paul Bedard
    In a shift sure to impact American politics, a new study of the growing orthodox Jewish population shows that they are in virtual lockstep with the nation's conservative evangelical Christians, with 57 percent identifying with the Republican Party. A new Pew Research Center survey published in the Jewish journal Forward found that orthodox Jews mirror evangelical Protestants and Catholics in their devotion to God, their politics and even how often they attend services. "Orthodox Jews vote, believe, worship, act and raise their children more like white evangelical Protestants than like their fellow Jews," said the Forward. "If the Orthodox grow...
  • The List: Obama's Three Hundred and Forty-Fourth Week in Office

    08/28/2015 9:11:53 AM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Nachumlist ^ | 8/28/15 | Nachum
     The List: Obama's Three Hundred and Forty-Fourth Week in OfficeNews and Notes:  ""You were given the choice between war and dishonor. You chose dishonor and you will have war." -- Churchill's remark after Chamberlain returned from signing the Munich Pact with Hitler   8/27/2015 Obama's Bad Iran DealIAEA Says Iran May Have Built 'Extension' to Parchin New IAEA report says Iran appears to have built an extension to part of its suspicious Parchin military site.IAEA: Iran may have built extension to ParchinSamantha Power: US will be Isolated if it Rejects Iran Deal UN envoy warns Congress against projecting an image of a...
  • Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nears [Revelation 13]

    08/28/2015 8:33:21 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 6 replies
    My Way ^ | 8/27/2015 | JOSH LEDERMAN
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton has largely been passed to Pope Francis, whose visit to the White House next month will put his common cause with Obama on vivid display. Obama has made no secret of his affection for the outspoken pope, calling him a "transformative leader" whose influence has transcended the Roman Catholic community. The pope has embraced many of the issues Obama has sought to advance, including...
  • Obama: Regulators will never approve those massive health premium increases; Regulators: APPROVED

    08/28/2015 7:26:41 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 16 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/28/15 | Dan Calabrese
    Mandates have consequences, bro The argument has been ever-present, where ObamaCare is concerned, that mandating generous benefits while forbidding insurers from considering factors like pre-existing conditions, could only result in one thing: Sky-high, jacked up premiums for everyone. It’s simple economics. You can’t artificially heighten demand by forcing everyone to buy, while also mandating a gold standard in coverage, and not see prices soar. But Barack Obama thinks the regulatory state can do what the stone-cold laws of the market cannot. So when insurers earlier this year began submitting their rate increase requests to state regulators - and the numbers...
  • Dylann Roof and Vester Flanagan: Compare and Contrast

    08/28/2015 5:30:29 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    Powerline ^ | August 27, 2015 | John Hinderaker
    We now know that Vester Flanagan was a sort of mirror image of Dylann Roof: black instead of white, gay instead of straight, but like Roof a nut with a cause. Like Roof, Flanagan’s cause was race. Flanagan was race-obsessed and, like Roof, wanted to incite a race war. I agree with Hugh Hewitt that it is a mistake to pay attention to “manifestos” left behind by insane killers. It only encourages them. But if we are going to take seriously the ideology of lunatics, it must be a two-way street. Dylann Roof’s racist ideology was taken very seriously,...
  • The Duplicitous Iranian Nuclear Deal Explained In 30 Words or Less

    08/28/2015 5:03:42 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 4 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 8-28-2015 | MOTUS
    “What we know is that the number of people who die from gun-related incidents around this country dwarfs any deaths that happen through terrorism.” – President Obama, regarding the WDBJ Shooting Well,finally! That explains the Obama/Kerry duplicitous Iranian Nuclear deal.** Barry wants to level the playing field!GlockNuclear bomb **Duplicitous Iranian Nuclear Deal explained in 30 words or less: How about I give you my new car for your old shoe?And remember: Guns didn’t kill six million Jews; butt their government did.Posted from: Michelle Obama’s Mirror
  • Obama calls on Congress to pass budget without drama

    08/28/2015 3:33:29 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 27, 2015 6:15 PM EDT | Kevin Freking
    President Barack Obama is highlighting good economic news during a period of wildly erratic stock markets to make the case the United States remains an anchor of global strength. […] Obama is warning lawmakers not to keep the economy hostage over what he describes as ideological demands. He also says Congress will eventually pass the budget, so “let’s just do it without too much drama.” …
  • Judge rules Obama administration water rule should be halted

    08/28/2015 3:28:24 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 27, 2015 7:15 PM EDT
    A federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday blocked a new Obama administration rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some smaller waterways just hours before it was set to go into effect. U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson in Fargo issued a temporary injunction requested by North Dakota and 12 other states halting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers from regulating some small streams, tributaries and wetlands under the Clean Water Act. The rule, which has prompted fierce criticism from farmers among others, was scheduled to take effect Friday. North Dakota Attorney General Wayne...
  • THE LAST DAYS OF HILLARY

    08/28/2015 3:15:28 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 43 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | August 28, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Hillary Clinton has spent a third of her adult life trying to become president. All for nothing. The first time around, she wasted $200 million just to lose to Obama. $11 million of that money came from the notoriously "flat broke" couple. This time around she was determined to take no chances.
  • Obama to speak with Jewish groups on Iran deal

    08/28/2015 3:03:24 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 28, 2015 3:15 AM EDT
    President Barack Obama is using a Friday webcast to try to allay concerns from Jewish communities about the nuclear agreement with Iran. Obama will deliver remarks about the agreement and take questions from participants. The webcast is being organized by two major Jewish organizations that have held similar events with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz. …
  • IAEA Says Iran May Have Built 'Extension' to Parchin

    08/27/2015 10:49:44 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies
    inn ^ | 8/27/15 | Ben Ariel
    Iran appears to have built an extension to part of its Parchin military site since May, the UN nuclear watchdog said in a report obtained by the Reuters news agency on Thursday. A resolution of the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) Parchin file, which includes a demand for fresh IAEA access to the site, is a symbolically important issue that could help make or break Tehran's July 14 nuclear deal with six world powers. The confidential IAEA report obtained by the news agency says, "Since (our) previous report (in May), at a particular location at the Parchin site, the agency...
  • Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nears

    08/27/2015 7:13:14 PM PDT · by SaveFerris · 22 replies
    MyWay News ^ | Aug 27, 3:13 AM (ET) | By JOSH LEDERMAN
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton has largely been passed to Pope Francis, whose visit to the White House next month will put his common cause with Obama on vivid display. Obama has made no secret of his affection for the outspoken pope, calling him a "transformative leader" whose influence has transcended the Roman Catholic community. The pope has embraced many of the issues Obama has sought to advance, including...
  • Oh boy, I would pay to see Obama get one of these...

    08/27/2015 5:30:20 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 10 replies
    American Irony ^ | 8-27-15 | The Looking Spoon
  • David Limbaugh: It Depends on What the Meaning of 'Crazies' Is

    08/27/2015 3:48:21 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 8 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | August 28, 2015 | David Limbaugh
    Yeah, I get President Obama's point. He wants to disarm law-abiding Americans but entrust the Iranian Islamist theocracy to police itself on nuclear arms and subsidize its funding of global terrorism. But we're the "crazies." Recently, Obama dissed opponents of his Iran nuclear deal for "making common cause" with Iranian hard-liners who chant "death to America," and now he's calling us crazy. But he's the one playing footsie with those America haters. Projection is a beautiful thing. It gets old pointing out that Obama uses Saul Alinsky tactics to demonize conservatives and avoid defending his positions, but it's true. Instead...
  • 5 Yrs. after Earthquake U.S. Extends “Temporary” Amnesty for Haitian Illegal Aliens

    08/27/2015 12:32:11 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 11 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | August 27, 2015
    In yet another depiction of the nation’s flawed immigration policies, the Obama administration is extending a humanitarian measure designed to temporarily shield illegal immigrants from deportation during emergencies for the fifth time in five years. It’s officially known as Temporary Protected Status (TPS) but should be renamed permanent—or at least long-term—protected status. It involves tens of thousands of Haitians, who were originally granted TPS after an earthquake devastated the poverty-stricken Caribbean island in 2010. Then Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said the benefit would last only 18 months and be limited to Haitian nationals who were in the United States...
  • Obama: Virginia shooting shows gun control is more urgent than fighting terrorism

    08/27/2015 9:28:16 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 24 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/27/15 | Dan Calabrese
    Talky pointy We touched yesterday on the left’s out-of-the-gate seizing on the Roanoke shooting to kick off the latest gun control push. It’s what they do, and no one was surprised that they did it - tinged as always with warnings like “we can’t wait any longer,” which imply, I guess, that everyone knows the left’s gun control agenda would stop killings like this, and we’re all just dragging our feet because the approval of the NRA is more important than the lives of folks like Alison Parker and Adam Ward. That’s the implication, and it’s hardly new. They dropped...
  • White House pushes for Iran filibuster

    08/27/2015 8:49:00 AM PDT · by C19fan · 36 replies
    Politico ^ | August 27, 2015 | Edward-Isaac Dovere and Burgess Everett
    President Barack Obama’s almost certain to get the Iran nuclear deal — but whether he gets there by filibuster or sustained veto could make all the difference. A Democratic filibuster in the Senate would be a clear victory for the president, allowing Obama to say that for all the political noise there wasn’t enough actual opposition to the nuclear agreement with the Islamic republic to even get to a final vote.
  • Raid of Rentboy, an Escort Website, Angers Gay Activists

    08/27/2015 8:02:38 AM PDT · by FR_addict · 50 replies
    The New York Times ^ | Aug, 26, 2015 | STEPHANIE CLIFFORD
    For some gay activists, it had shades of bathhouse raids and gay-bar roundups from decades ago. On Tuesday, federal authorities burst into the Union Square office of the gay-escort website Rentboy.com and arrested the chief executive and several employees on prostitution charges. Rentboy, which federal authorities called the biggest male-escort website, had been around for almost two decades, allowing escorts to pay to advertise themselves. It was well known in the gay community, hosting pool parties, dances and awards shows throughout the country. ... Mr. Walls said: “As the investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security, ICE is responsible...
  • National Survey (Only 8% Americans support giving Iran sanctions relief without Congress approval)

    08/27/2015 7:12:33 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 7 replies
    82% of all voters OPPOSE President Obama's plan to give $100 billion in sanctions relief within the next few months to Iran without the approval of Congress. 67% of all voters would NOT approve of a deal that does NOT allow independent inspections of Iran's military laboratories, no US monitoring of the program and no Americans or Canadians on the ground in Iran to inspect in any capacity. 64% of all voters think that President Obama and Secretary Kerry are only telling Americans what they think will help the agreement be passed by Congress. Only 19% think they are telling...
  • Secretary of State John Kerry Signs United Nations Gun Ban Treaty Against Wishes of U.S. Senate

    08/27/2015 7:01:02 AM PDT · by blueyon · 60 replies
    GOPthedailydose ^ | 8/27/15 | clyde
    If U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has his way the United Nations will be able to say if Americans are allowed to have their Second Amendment rights. He has just signed an anti-gun treaty with the United Nations that the U.S. Senate has already said it is against. The treaty Kerry signed without authorization from the Senate would create an un-Constitutional registry of all US gun buyers and would lead to the UN controlling American’s gun rights. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday signed a controversial U.N. treaty on arms regulation, riling U.S. lawmakers who vow the Senate...
  • Trump: Willing To Kill The Constitution In Order To Save It? I’m OK With That.

    08/27/2015 6:18:48 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 144 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 8-27-2015 | MOTUS
    Every day the media is filled with talking heads perplexed by the phenomenal success of The Donald. They’ve no idea what is fueling his popularity, which in itself is indicative of their disconnect from the reality of our day-to-day existence. With a new poll showing The Donald in the lead among Republican candidates with a 40% share, heads are beginning to explode and shaky legs are beginning to crumble under the pollsters.“This is real. I’m having trouble processing it. Like, my legs are shaking.” - TimeThe only people more surprised about the appeal of The Donald than the media are...
  • Former CIA Chief: Give Israel Bunker-Buster Bombs

    08/27/2015 5:02:16 AM PDT · by Fennie · 30 replies
    INN ^ | August 27, 2015 | By Yaakov Levi
    In an op-ed in the Washington Post, two former Obama administration officials urged for Israel to be provided with bunker-buster bombs, in order to be able to make a credible threat against Iran if that country gets too close to developing a nuclear device. Dennis Ross, a former Middle East envoy, and David Petraeus, who directed the CIA after commanding US forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, wrote that the bunker-busters would be an effective "firewall" against Iranian nuclear development, especially in 15 years, when the agreement between Tehran and Western powers expires. "Now is the time for the Iranians and...
  • A Boy Who Asked Obama About Stem Cell Research In 2007 Writes To Say It Saved His Life

    08/27/2015 4:06:53 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 22 replies
    huffington post ^ | august 26, 2015 | ashley alman
    A young cancer survivor sent President Barack Obama a moving letter thanking him for keeping a promise made during a 2007 campaign stop -- a promise the boy says saved his life. Gavin Nore, a teen from Fort Dodge, Iowa, told Obama in a letter shared by the White House Tuesday that he'd had the opportunity to meet the president during his first presidential campaign. At the time, Nore asked Obama whether he'd continue stem cell research during his presidency, to which the president responded he would. In February 2013, Nore was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. He was 14 years old. Nore...
  • Architect Sought for Obama’s Presidential Library Complex

    08/26/2015 10:46:20 PM PDT · by garjog · 42 replies
    New York Times ^ | AUG. 26, 2015 | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS
    "The foundation overseeing the development of Barack Obama’s presidential library began a global competition on Wednesday to select the architect who will design the elaborate Chicago complex."
  • Head-to-Head: Does Marco Rubio have a chance?

    08/26/2015 7:59:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The Daily Gamecock ^ | August 26, 2015 | Ben Turner and Griffin Hobson
    Ben Turner: Yes In the Republican Party’s "autopsy" of why they lost the 2012 presidential election, they noted a need for the party to reach out to minorities and younger voters, two groups they had limited support from. Little did they know, they would have not one but two young Hispanic candidates competing for their party’s nomination in 2016. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio are not only the same age and Hispanic — their entire biographies are remarkably similar. Both Cruz and Rubio claim Cuban ancestry, both have law degrees and both served in state politics before running for and...
  • Obama: Gun-Related Deaths ‘Dwarf’ Terrorist-Caused Deaths(Blame guns, but not gunman)

    08/26/2015 4:45:24 PM PDT · by bestintxas · 35 replies
    breitbart ^ | 8/26/15
    In a preview of an interview with President Barack Obama set to air tomorrow on Philadelphia ABC affiliate WPVI, the president reacted to the WDBJ shooting earlier in the day with commentary on what he described as “gun-related incidents.” “It breaks my heart every time you read about or hear about these kinds of incidents,” Obama said. “What we know, is that the number of people who die from gun-related incidents around this country dwarfs any deaths that happen through terrorism.”
  • Pentagon to lift ban on transgender troops in May

    08/26/2015 4:25:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 26, 2015 | Kristina Wong
    The Pentagon will end a ban on transgender troops on May 27, according to a draft memo obtained by USA Today. Defense Secretary Ash Carter first announced in July that the Department intended to lift the ban and created a working group to study the implications over six months. In the meantime, troops could serve as openly transgender, and high-level approval is needed to discharge troops for being transgender. Repealing the ban would affect more than 12,000 troops. The memo, dated Aug. 19, also highlights some of the potential issues arising with transgender troops, such as providing leaves of absence...
  • Hillary Clinton – A.K.A. “Mrs. Black Lives Matter” – Rushes To Politicize Media Shooting

    08/26/2015 2:09:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    FITS News ^ | August 26, 2015
    Desperate to take attention away from her mushrooming email scandal, Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton has been pimping the whole #BlackLivesMatter movement the last few weeks. Hard. Running counter to that narrative? The brutal murder of two white television journalists – on live television – by a black suspect, a former disgruntled TV journalist accused by the local station manager of fabricating allegations of racism (including allegations against both of his victims). Hmmmm … how to hashtag this one … #MediaLivesMatter? #RealAffirmativeAction? #HeedingFarrakhan? Yeah … Anyway, less than six hours after the shooting Clinton took to Twitter to make the...
  • White House takes swipe at Trump for booting Univision reporter

    08/26/2015 1:09:42 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 83 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 26, 2015 | Jordan Fabian
    The White House on Wednesday took a swipe at Donald Trump, suggesting the Republican presidential front-runner can’t handle tough questions about his views on immigration. Press secretary Josh Earnest weighed in on Trump’s decision late Tuesday to eject Univision news anchor Jorge Ramos from a press conference. Ramos had interrupted Trump with a question about deportations. “I’m not sure that it’s a successful media strategy to physically remove reporters who are asking tough questions,” Earnest told reporters at the White House. Turning to a group of press aides, Earnest joked he would need a larger security detail if he followed...
  • Univision's Jorge Ramos Tackles Obama's immigrationCcontradictions

    08/26/2015 12:20:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 10, 2014
    This is a rush transcript from "Hannity," December 10, 2014. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.SEAN HANNITY, HOST: Welcome back to "Hannity." President Obama recently sat down with my next guest, Univision host Jorge Ramos, who pressed him on the recent decision to grant de facto amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants in this country. Watch this. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP, UNIVISION) JORGE RAMOS, UNIVISION: Many times, you said that you didn't have the legal authority to go ahead. You said, I'm not the king, I'm not the emperor of the United States. Even...
  • Obama Called Conservatives Hypocrites on Solar Energy and Free Markets. Here’s What He Got Wrong.

    08/26/2015 10:18:45 AM PDT · by detective · 8 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | August 25, 2015 | Nicolas Loris
    President Obama is having a hard time with the definition of free market. The most recent example came from his remarks at the National Clean Energy Summit, an event hosted by Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., to promote solar power. Obama told a crowd in Las Vegas that solar and renewables now make economic sense and blasted conservative think-tanks for being insincere when it comes to the free market. He said, “Now, it’s one thing if you’re consistent in being free market. It’s another thing when you’re free market until it’s solar that’s working and people want to buy...
  • Twitter account @barackobama had followed Rentboy.com (gay prostitute website)

    08/26/2015 9:56:15 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 27 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | August 26, 2015 | John Marzulli
    The Twitter account @barackobama, which is run by staff of the pro-Obama group Organizing for Action, had been following the account for an alleged online brothel busted Tuesday by the feds for promoting male prostitution.
  • Crazy isn’t disagreeing with Obama. Crazy is believing ANYTHING he says

    08/26/2015 9:10:42 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 1 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 08-26-15 | DrJohn
      Barack Obama has the propensity to vilify anyone who dares disagree with the emperor. Those who disagree with whatever it is Obama wants might be referred to as "racists", hostage takers, or enemies. Most recently Obama again attacked the Koch brothers personally. The pattern is consistent: If there is a motto on the exit to the Democrats’ locker-room under Coach Obama, it is this: The other guy is lying The other guy has bad motives And the other guy is the one playing nasty Obama regularly targets private citizens for invective. So, either you're with Obama or you're an...
  • Gangsta Rap’s Grim Legacy for Comptons Everywhere

    08/26/2015 7:17:57 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 25 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | Aug 25, 2015 | Jason L. Riley
    Gangsta Rap’s Grim Legacy for Comptons Everywhere A hit movie about the rap group N.W.A. is a reminder: Glorified thuggery poisoned poor black communities. By Jason L. Riley Aug. 25, 2015 6:39 p.m. ET 242 COMMENTS For two weeks the top box-office draw has been “Straight Outta Compton,” a meandering biopic about the rise and disintegration of the Los Angeles-area rap group N.W.A., or Niggaz With Attitude. N.W.A. helped popularize “gangsta rap” in the late 1980s, and even this hagiography can’t hide the fact that its legacy has endured to the detriment of poor black communities. The most prominent members...
  • DoD manual allows journalists to be held as ‘belligerents’

    08/26/2015 1:19:24 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug. 26, 2015 3:16 AM EDT | Wendy Benjaminson
    New Defense Department guidelines allow commanders to punish journalists and treat them as “unprivileged belligerents” if they believe journalists are sympathizing or cooperating with the enemy. The Law of War manual, updated to apply for the first time to all branches of the military, contains a vaguely worded provision that military commanders could interpret broadly, experts in military law and journalism say. Commanders could ask journalists to leave military bases or detain journalists for any number of perceived offenses. […] A person deemed “unprivileged belligerent” is not entitled to the rights afforded by the Geneva Convention so a commander could...
  • Graham: Trump Appeals To 'Dark Side' Of GOP That Thinks Obama Is Muslim

    08/26/2015 12:51:32 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 81 replies
    Talking Point Memo's Livewire ^ | August 25, 2015 | Caitlin Cruz
    Republican presidential candidate Sen. Lindsey Graham (SC) said in an interview with CNN on Tuesday that fellow candidate Donald Trump has tapped into the "dark side" of the GOP. Graham was explaining how his rival has managed to dominate the Republican presidential race, polling as high as 35 percent depending on the survey. Graham said the support still represented a minority of the GOP. “Twenty-five percent of our party that probably thinks Obama was born in Kenya or wants to believe that. There’s 25 percent of our party wants him to be a Muslim because they hate him so much,"...
  • Iran nuke capitulation could trigger Constitutional crisis

    08/25/2015 11:25:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 25, 2015 | Robert B. Sklaroff, M.D.
    Should the Senate sue the president to block implementation of the Iran nuke deal, even if the legislative branch triggers a confrontation between the judicial and executive branches? The rationales for such litigation have accumulated since I first proposed this approach be studied, with the most unnerving affront to rule-of-law having emerged when, on July 28, Secretary of State Kerry did not reflexively say he would “follow the law” governing existing congressional sanctions if Congress voted to override a veto. (“I can’t begin to answer that at this point without consulting with the president and determining what the circumstances are.”)...
  • The Legacy of George Soros Part 4

    08/25/2015 11:09:27 PM PDT · by samovar123 · 4 replies
    It is clearly evident that after 9/11/01 Soros had a clear disdain for George W. Bush. As the presidential election of 2008 approached, Soros while putting his support behind Hillary Clinton, was looking for someone who economic and political philosopihies were more aligned with his own. According to Soros, the “open society” in the United States would require a more progressive regime change that what Hillary could provide. Soros found that person in Barack Obama, a socialist/progressive who shared all of Soros values and agendas. Soros first met Obama during a fundraiser for his 2004 Senate campaign, and commanded Obama...
  • The Mystery Of September 23: Why Does 9/23 Keep Popping Up All Over the Place?

    08/25/2015 7:31:02 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 56 replies
    End of the American Dream ^ | 16 Aug 15 | Michael Snyder
    What is going to happen on September 23rd, 2015? For months, there has been an incredible amount of buzz on the Internet about the month of September, and in particular there has been a tremendous amount of speculation about the date of September 23rd. For a long time I didn’t pay much attention to all of this chatter, because I like to stick to things that I can prove. In law school, I was trained to be very analytical and to greatly value hard evidence. If you follow my articles regularly, you have probably noticed those traits reflected in...
  • Fox: Clinton Emails Were Classified Under Executive Order Signed By Obama

    08/25/2015 5:37:31 PM PDT · by markomalley · 50 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 8/25/15 | Andrew Kugle
    Fox News reporter Catherine Herridge said Tuesday that Hillary Clinton’s emails were classified under an executive order signed by President Obama.Clinton said that the Justice Department investigation into whether classified material was mishandled on her server is a disagreement between the State Department and intelligence agencies on the classification of information.“What you’re seeing now is a disagreement between agencies saying, you know what? They should have, and the other saying, no, they shouldn’t,” Clinton said. “That has nothing to do with me.”Herridge reported that an executive order signed by President Obama, gives authority to the intelligence agencies to declassify sensitive...
  • Judicial Watch Statement in Response to Obama IRS Disclosure of New Lois Lerner Email Account

    08/25/2015 2:27:31 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | August 25, 2015 | Tom Fitton
    (Washington, DC ) – Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton issued the following statement today regarding the recent court filing by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) revealing the existence of an alias email address used by Lois Lerner, former director of the Exempt Organizations Unit of the IRS: It is remarkable that the Obama IRS and Justice Department waited two years to tell a federal court that Lois Lerner had a separate email account that contains documents at issue in the IRS scandal. Especially since both agencies knew about this account since April of last year. It could be a crime...
  • Kiss of death for Hillary? Obama reportedly gives Biden his blessing to run for president

    08/25/2015 2:19:01 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/25/2015 | AllahPundit
    A leftover from last night that shouldn’t go unremarked upon. If it seems weird to you that Biden, the sitting VP and a guy who began serving in the Senate when Barack Obama was all of 11 years old, would need The One’s “blessing” to make a run at the big prize, it … seems weird to me too. But there was a chance, I guess, that O, as the head of the party, would tell Biden that Hillary’s their best bet at the nomination and that he’d push strenuously behind the scenes for Democratic donors and operatives to...
  • Obama Brands Iran Deal Opponents as ‘The Crazies’

    08/25/2015 2:10:10 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    INN ^ | 8/25/2015, 8:38 PM | Ari Yashar
    US President Barack Obama on Monday let loose with a condescending insult against opponents of the Iran nuclear deal he is trying to force through Congress, claiming those who are critical of the controversial agreement are “crazies.” Obama arrived in Las Vegas on Monday after a two-week vacation in the posh Martha’s Vineyard. He spent Monday evening with retiring Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), speaking at a green energy conference hosted by Reid, and then riding with him to a fundraising event for the Democratic candidate seeking to become Reid’s successor. Obama said after his vacation he was “refreshed,...
  • Rick Wilson: You Hate It From Barack Obama. But You Love It From Donald Trump.

    08/25/2015 1:25:05 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 81 replies
    Independent Journal Review (IJR) ^ | August 12, 2015 | Rick Wilson
    Rick Wilson is a national Republican media consultant and campaign adviser. I’ve come to realize that the Obama Cult and the Trump Cult are two sides of the same personality-cult coin. The cognitive dissonance between what the Trump faction hated about Obama and what they love about Donald is so far beyond ironic it would take a team of trained linguists and semioticians decades to decode.But I’ll try.You hated Barack Obama’s cult-like followers, with their mindless stares of adoration, their impervious barrier between emotion and reason, and their instant fury when confronted with the facts about his record, his history,...
  • White House: Obama ‘flip’ in referring to ‘crazies’

    08/25/2015 12:28:24 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 25, 2015 | Jordan Fabian
    The White House on Tuesday conceded that President Obama “may have been a little too flip” in referring to some opponents as “crazies,” but denied he was specifically targeting critics of the Iran nuclear deal. “He may have been a little glib in his language,” spokesman Eric Schultz told reporters on Air Force One. But asked if the president regrets his choice of words, Schultz replied “no.” Schultz said the president was taking aim at Republicans in Congress, who are locked in a budget stalemate with Democrats that could result in a government shutdown. “If you take a step back...