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  • Obama's Lecture from the Mosque - The Rest of the Story

    02/06/2016 7:38:43 AM PST · by Jeff Head · 77 replies
    JEFFHEAD.COM ^ | Feb 4, 2016 | Jeff Head
    President Obama's Lecture from the MosqueThe Rest of the Story Thoughts on Obama's Lecture: From watching and listening to President Barack Hussein Obama lecture all of us as he spoke at the Balitmore Mosque last week...he not only looks entirely comfortable there, heck, you would have thought he was the main Imam cleric for the Mosque. He used their language because he knows it. The teachings of Mohammed flowed naturally off of his lips, because he was raised with it. Earlier he announced to the world in his book that the most beautiful sound in the world in the Islamic...
  • Former US ambassador to Syria: I couldnt defend US policy any longer

    06/03/2014 12:56:49 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/03/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    US Ambassador Robert Ford resigned from his State Department post a month ago, after a long and difficult time as the envoy to Syria. Ford showed great personal courage in his service while Bashar al-Assad instigated attacks on Western embassies and eventually provoked a massive civil war which has turned into a regional threat, thanks to the collapse of his power in large regions of Syria. The collapse of American policy in Syria over the past year was presumed to have prompted Ford’s departure, which he confirms with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in an interview today.This is interesting for more...
  • Why Did Obama Tell Brazen Lies at the Baltimore Mosque?

    02/06/2016 4:11:38 PM PST · by vekzen · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/6/16 | tom tandredo
    That President Obama told a series of brazen lies about Islam in his December 3 Baltimore speech is being well documented by experts on Islam. Obama bizarrely invented a new translation of the word “Islam” itself, saying incorrectly that the word comes from the same root as the Muslim word for peace — salam, as in, peace be with you. In fact, in Arabic, the word Islam means submission, not peace, meaning submission to Allah and the teachings of his prophet, Mohammad. Obama also misquoted Islamic scripture in parts of his speech, even going so far as to suggest that...
  • Gage Park victims' identities officially released by medical examiner (CHICAGO)

    02/06/2016 2:55:58 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 12 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | Feb 6, 2016
    Gage Park victims' identities officially released by medical examiner Chicago Tribune staff Contact Reporter The Cook County medical examiner's office on Saturday officially released information on the identities of the six people found killed inside a Gage Park home this week. The six family members were found dead a little after 1 p.m. Thursday when police were called to a home in the 5700 block of South California Avenue because a man who lived there had not shown up for work. Those killed were identified as Rosaura Martinez, 58, who family members have said went by Rosaura Hernandez; her husband,...
  • Obama compares his work on the economy to his gym routine

    02/06/2016 2:54:59 PM PST · by MarvinStinson · 43 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 02/06/16 | Philip Klein
    President Obama on Friday compared his work to keep the U.S. economy churning to the extra effort he has to put into his physical workouts as he ages. We should feel good about the progress we've made, understanding that we have still got more work to do, Obama said Friday while speaking about news that unemployment in January dropped below 5 percent for the first time in eight years. It's sort of like … Im 54 now, so I have to work out harder to stay in shape, and, you know, if I'm feeling good in the gym, I want...
  • Obama Signs TPP Deal While Media Remains Silent, 450K People to Lose Jobs

    02/06/2016 2:20:40 PM PST · by xzins · 46 replies
    Young Conservatives ^ | 6 Feb 16 | John S. Roberts
    Distractions are Barack Obama’s best friend. While most of us focus on tonight’s eighth Republican debate or last week’s Iowa caucus or what have you, 44 was busy doing something behind our backs knowing that the media wouldn’t report. However, not everyone turns the other cheek, Mr. President. From IndependentSentinel: The Trans Pacific Partnership, one of the biggest multinational trade deals ever, has been quietly signed by ministers from its 12 member nations in New Zealand. The 12 nations account for some 40% of the world’s economy – they now have two years to ratify or reject the pact. Not...
  • Obama’s war against medical marijuana is the biggest of any president

    02/06/2016 9:51:27 AM PST · by grundle · 34 replies
    wordpress ^ | February 6, 2016 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Obama's war against medical marijuana is the biggest of any president, which is the exact opposite of what he had promised Campaign promisesIn May 2008, Obama campaign spokesperson Ben LaBolt said that Obama would end DEA raids on medical marijuana in states where it's legal.Also in 2008, Obama said that he supported the "basic concept of using medical marijuana for the same purposes and with the same controls as other drugs" and that he was "not going to be using Justice Department resources to try to circumvent state laws."Federal raids against medical marijuana in states where it's legalDespite Obama’s campaign...
  • A letter from Barack Obama to Hillary Clinton

    02/06/2016 8:45:16 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/06/16 | Obie Usategui
    Despite our obvious differences, Michelle and I will always hold you and Bill in high esteem as one of our closest enemies and shall always cherish the memories, disappointments, havoc you have both brought forth to our lives, my administration Dear Hillary: I hope by the time you receive this letter, you find yourself well and in good spirits amidst your grueling presidential campaign. I did not want to waste any time in responding to your inquiry regarding my intent to endorse you. In consideration to your request, however, there are issues, most of which, I deem crucial and in...
  • Lament of the Plutocrats (What Hillary said in Goldman speeches)

    02/06/2016 8:36:30 AM PST · by DCdude · 17 replies
    Politico ^ | 12/11/2013 | Ben White
    On a recent afternoon, executives at Goldman Sachs invited a few hundred major investors to the Conrad Hotel in lower Manhattan. The bankers and their guests filed into a large room and turned their eyes to Hillary Clinton. But Clinton offered a message that the collected plutocrats found reassuring, according to accounts offered by several attendees, declaring that the banker-bashing so popular within both political parties was unproductive and indeed foolish. Striking a soothing note on the global financial crisis, she told the audience, in effect: We all got into this mess together, and we’re all going to have to...
  • Rubio: I Will Keep Obama’s First Executive Amnesty In Place Until Legislative Amnesty Enacted

    02/05/2016 12:07:59 PM PST · by justlittleoleme · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2 Nov 2015 | Julia Hahn
    In a little-noticed interview earlier this year with Univision's Jorge Ramos, Sen. Marco Rubio declared that, as President, he would keep Barack Obama's executive amnesty for DREAMers in place until it was permanently codified through legislation. Rubio said, in part: DACA...applies to young people that arrived in this country at a very young age before they were adults and I don't think we can immediately revoke that... I'm not calling for it to be revoked tomorrow, or this week, or right away. "I think it will have to end at some point and I hope it will end because of...
  • In Iran, State-Backed Companies Win From Lifted Sanctions

    02/06/2016 5:24:25 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 1 replies
    New York Times ^ | February 5, 2016 | By THOMAS ERDBRINK
    TEHRAN - Only weeks into what was widely anticipated to be a helter-skelter, post-sanctions rush of Western money and expertise into Iran, limits to the country's opening are beginning to emerge as the conservative leadership seeks to limit the reach of Western influences. Behind the headlines announcing big business contracts with European companies it is becoming increasingly clear that, so far, the only deals being struck have been with the state-backed conglomerates. These are the groups that dominate major industrial and commercial sectors of the Iranian economy like the Revolutionary Guards. As a result, little or nothing is trickling down...
  • Trump Says Obama ‘Goes To A Mosque And Apologizes’ While Americans Are Targeted

    02/06/2016 3:56:01 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 31 replies
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was critical of President Obama's visit to a Baltimore mosque during a Friday speech here in Florence, S.C., saying that the president "goes to a mosque and apologizes" as Americans are targeted by terrorists. "Where did they come from?" Trump asked as he spoke about the November terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, Calif., referencing the attackers who carried out the killings. "And then President Obama yesterday goes to a mosque and he apologizes. I mean, what's going on?" he added as the crowd booed.
  • President Barack Obama takes victory lap on economy

    02/05/2016 4:06:07 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 64 replies
    President Barack Obama on Friday used a new jobs report to continue his victory lap on the economy - and jab at the Republicans vying for his job. In brief remarks to reporters at the White House, Obama declared the U.S. has "the strongest, most durable economy in the world." He pointed to signs of wage and income growth, job growth, lower oil prices and increasing numbers of Americans with health insurance as evidence of that claim.
  • Number of undocumented Cubans entering US up sharply in 2015

    02/05/2016 10:39:26 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 24 replies
    St. Augustine Record ^ | February 3, 2016 - 5:39pm | Megan O’Matz
    More than 51,000 undocumented Cubans entered the United States last year -- a dramatic surge over 2014. Newly released immigration numbers for the final three months of 2015 show that 17,071 Cubans arrived in the U.S. without prior authorization, bringing the calendar year total to 51,011, according to figures from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. That is an 84 percent increase over 2014. ...
  • Obama Pitches Muslim TV Shows [semi-satire]

    02/05/2016 10:25:39 PM PST · by John Semmens · 26 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 7 Feb 2016 | John Semmens
    Appalled by the over-representation of Muslims as terrorists in national security themed TV shows, President Obama called for broadcasters to air a more varied array of programs featuring Muslim characters. "One idea I came up with is a family comedy," the President said. "There's this daughter who refuses to marry the nephew her father has chosen for her. So, the father and nephew shoot her and dump the body in a river. But she comes back as a ghost or zombie and haunts them with a series of weekly pranks. In one episode the daughter disguises herself as salesperson in...
  • Obama Urges Congress to Approve TPP ‘This Year’

    02/05/2016 8:29:35 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 19 replies
    CNS NEWS ^ | 02/04/16 | Patrick Goodenough
    After trade ministers from the U.S. and 11 other countries on either side of the Pacific on Thursday signed one of the biggest trade deals in history, President Obama called on Republicans and Democrats to approve it "this year." Obama said in a statement he would "continue working with Democrats and Republicans in Congress to enact it [the Trans-Pacific Partnership] into law as soon as possible so our economy can immediately start benefiting from the tens of billions of dollars in new export opportunities." "We should get TPP done this year and give more American workers the shot at success...
  • Obama to propose $10-a-barrel oil tax

    02/05/2016 4:28:38 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    The Politico ^ | February 4, 2016 | Michael Grunwald
    President Barack Obama is about to unveil an ambitious plan for a "21st century clean transportation system." And he hopes to fund it with a tax on oil. Obama aides told POLITICO that when he releases his final budget request next week, the president will propose more than $300 billion worth of investments over the next decade in mass transit, high-speed rail, self-driving cars, and other transportation approaches designed to reduce carbon emissions and congestion. To pay for it all, Obama will call for a $10 "fee" on every barrel of oil, a surcharge that would be paid by oil...
  • Obama's Intercepted Email: His Worries about the Naval Threat from USS Intrepid Trump

    02/05/2016 3:55:06 PM PST · by poconopundit · 5 replies
    A Pictorial Satire, Free Republic ^ | 2/5/2016 | PoconoPundit
    <p>The 19th century Barbary pirates of Tripoli had it all wrong.</p> <p>It's foolish to attack the Judeo-Christian infidels with pirates and armies.</p> <p>The secret is very simple: steadily poison the roots of their society from within.</p>
  • President Obama’s Speech at Islamic Center of Baltimore: A Fact Check

    02/05/2016 3:38:10 PM PST · by vekzen · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/5/2016 | clare lopez
    Whatever the reason, President Barack Obama got a lot of things factually wrong in his 3 February 2016 speech at the Islamic Center of Baltimore. Things that are basic to doctrinal Islam are not only knowable because they are readily available in English but, it might be argued, obligatory that an American commander-in-chief should know in fulfillment of his oath to defend the Constitution against “all enemies foreign and domestic.”
  • Bush: Obama speaking at mosque is 'more than appropriate'

    02/05/2016 2:18:26 PM PST · by TraditionalMerica · 43 replies
    eb Bush said Thursday it was "more than appropriate" for President Barack Obama to speak at a mosque, a departure from several of his Republican rivals. But, Bush argued, it took too long for Obama to make his first visit to a U.S. mosque as president. "I don't think it's divisive to go speak in a mosque. I'm surprised it took his eighth year to do it," the former Florida governor told reporters after stopping at a diner here. "The bigger issue is what have you done to deal with ISIS. It's important to recognize that peace-loving Muslims who are...
  • “Significant Immigrant Populations from Central America” Fueling Violent Gang MS-13

    02/05/2016 2:10:58 PM PST · by jazusamo · 11 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | February 5, 2016
    A major bust involving the nation's most violent street gang reveals that the criminal enterprise--known as Mara Salvatrucha or MS-13--continues to be energized with new recruits provided by the steady flow of illegal immigrant minors entering the U.S. through Mexico. The affiliation between gangs and the hordes of Central American illegal immigrants who continue invading the U.S. is a story Judicial Watch has been reporting for more than a year. The Obama administration calls them Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) and tries to portray them as innocent, desperate kids fleeing violence and famine in their homeland. The reality is much different,...
  • Obama Quips That New Low Unemployment Number Is 'Inconvenient' For Republican Candidates

    02/05/2016 1:25:44 PM PST · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 5, 2016 | Cortney O'Brien
    "Americans are working," President Obama proudly declared at a White House press conference Friday morning. He was referring to the new jobs report that revealed unemployment has dropped to 4.9 percent - the first time it's fallen below 5 percent in 8 years. The president also remarked on how his administration has added 14 million new jobs over his tenure and that over the past 6 months wages have risen at an impressive rate. He couldn't help pointing to falling gas prices as well. After gleefully sharing these new numbers, Obama quipped that the supposedly successful economy is "inconvenient" for...
  • Illegal immigrant freed pending drug trial flees (Released WITHOUT bail!)

    02/05/2016 1:43:44 PM PST · by DCdude · 11 replies
    JSOnline ^ | 2/5/2016 | John Diedrich
    Federal prosectors argued at a hearing in November that Gilberto Hernandez-Ordunez should be locked up before trial, noting he faced decades in prison on a cocaine charge and was likely to flee to Mexico because he was in the U.S. illegally. Federal law presumes someone like Hernandez-Ordunez, who was found with 15 kilograms of cocaine brought to Milwaukee sealed in metal elevator parts. U.S. Magistrate Judge William Duffin saw the case differently. He released the 34-year-old on a signature bond with no electronic monitoring, noting he had no criminal history, was employed and had strong family ties to Milwaukee. Now,...
  • House bill requires women to sign up for draft

    02/05/2016 1:42:06 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The Stars and Stripes ^ | February 4, 2016 | Travis J. Tritten
    WASHINGTON -- Two House Republicans introduced a bill Thursday requiring eligible women in the United States to sign up for the military draft, just days after it was recommended by the Marine Corps and Army. Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., a Marine veteran, and Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Minn., a retired Navy SEAL, filed the Draft American's Daughters Act to stoke debate over the military's historic move to fully integrate female troops into all combat roles. If passed, women from 18-26 years old would for the first time have to join men in registering with the Selective Service program and potentially be...
  • Bombshell: Obama to cut border surveillance in half

    02/05/2016 11:30:24 AM PST · by amorphous · 81 replies
    WND ^ | 5 Feb 2016 | Leo Hohmann
    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is planning to cut 50 percent of the budget for aerial surveillance along the U.S.-Mexico border, agents revealed at a congressional hearing Thursday. In an effort to understand why DHS is cutting funding, Texas's Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, wrote a bi-partisan letter to DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson. "Any decrease in aerial observation is not only imprudent, but contradicts the very mission of border security enforcement," the letter states. The lawmakers' letter also asks for detailed information about the reduction aerial-based border security, also known as Operation Phalanx. Abbott and...
  • Border agent: 'We might as well abolish our immigration laws altogether'

    02/05/2016 10:29:18 AM PST · by xzins · 44 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | February 5, 2016 | Paul Bedard
    In a shocking reversal of policy, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are being told to release illegal immigrants and no longer order them to appear at deportation hearings, essentially a license to stay in the United States, a key agent testified Thursday. What's more, the stand down order includes a requirement that the whereabouts of illegals released are not to be tracked. "We might as well abolish our immigration laws altogether," suggested agent Brandon Judd, president of the National Border Patrol Council. Report: MS-13 foot soldiers use 'surge' to cross border, 'colonize new criminal territory' By Paul Bedard• February...
  • Exclusive — 'It’s A Terrible Deal,' Donald Trump Says About Just-Signed Obamatrade

    02/05/2016 9:57:42 AM PST · by Syncro · 49 replies
    Breitbart/Big Government ^ | Feb 5. 2016 | Matthew Boyle
    Donald Trump, currently leading in New Hampshire polling ahead of this coming Tuesday's primaries, tells Breitbart News exclusively that the just-signed Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Pacific rim trade agreement is a "terrible deal." "It's like all deals that the United States makes under this president, it's a terrible deal," Trump said when asked to react to the news that President...Obama's U.S. Trade Representative just inked the deal officially in Auckland, New Zealand. It's going to allow countries to continue to take advantage of us and take our jobs, take our trade. It's bad for us. It'll allow China to come...
  • Obama Proposes $10 Tax On Each Barrel Of Oil

    02/05/2016 9:54:42 AM PST · by bananaman22 · 47 replies
    Oilprice.com ^ | 05-02-2016 | Barnie
    The Obama administration will reportedly unveil a proposal next week that would place a $10 tax on each barrel of oil produced in the United States. The proposal is part of the President’s budget for fiscal year 2017. The $10 oil tax would raise an estimated $32 billion, and the money would be used to fund an ambitious program of investments in clean energy, mass transit, high-speed rail, self-driving cars, light rail, subways, buses, and much more. The investments could total $300 billion in new spending. The proposal would help bring America’s infrastructure into the 21st century, and provide “a...
  • Op-Ed: Memo to idiots cheering Bernie and Hillary

    02/05/2016 9:02:41 AM PST · by Lera · 62 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 2/5/16 | Jack Engelhard
    Communism sucks. Socialism does too. Ask the people who survived both systems. As Fidel came to power in 1959, how many Americans slid onto rafts to get into Cuba? Or took the last ship to Havana? I'll need actual names. Attention to all you college kids out there so starry-eyed for Bernie - are you serious? But you're young. Far and wide you've been educated by Liberal pro-BDS professors, so you're not expected to know too much except that the two most reliable beacons of tolerance and liberty, the United States and Israel, are on the wrong side of history....
  • Obama depicted as murderous devil in downtown Moscow (Video)

    02/05/2016 8:46:37 AM PST · by Arcy · 31 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Feb. 5, 2016 | Andrew Blake
    Link to Video
  • After Obama Signs Trans-Pacific Partnership, Sessions Demands Candidates...

    02/04/2016 7:16:15 PM PST · by Amntn · 97 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/4/16 | JULIA HAHN
    President Obama's trade representative signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, one of the largest multinational trade agreements in history. Following the signing of the agreement, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL)80% , who has been the fiercest GOP opponent in Congress of President Obama's globalist trade agenda, called upon every elected official and every Presidential candidate to reveal "where they stand on the TPP." Sessions writes: 7,000 miles away, the President's trade representative just quietly signed a massive, 5,544 page trade deal, with little fanfare from its supporters. Only months ago Congress voted to 'fast-track' this deal, despite not knowing its contents. Sessions...
  • Sessions: 'Little surprise' Obama quietly signed the TPP

    02/04/2016 11:40:26 PM PST · by Ray76 · 92 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Feb 4, 2016 | Anna Giaritelli
    Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., charged the Obama administration with quietly signing the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement in New Zealand, and said the White House tried to minimize it because it knows the public isn't pleased with the deal.
  • Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore not giving up longshot presidential bid

    02/04/2016 9:14:59 PM PST · by CJ Wolf · 26 replies
    Virginia Pilot ^ | 2-4-16 | Bill Bartel
    It doesn’t matter to Jim Gilmore that only 12 Iowans voted for him during Monday night’s caucuses. “We didn’t expect any vote in Iowa because we didn’t ask for any votes in Iowa,” the former Virginia governor said during a phone interview Thursday. “I’m starting the campaign in New Hampshire where I am right now.” Gilmore, 66, has received little or no support in recent voter polls nationally or in New Hampshire. He acknowledged that some have made light of his long shot bid for the White House. But he stresses he’s dead serious. “I am the right candidate. I...
  • Obama Hid “Jesus” at Catholic University – But Allows “Allah” to Be Widely Displayed ...

    02/04/2016 8:27:52 PM PST · by amorphous · 30 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 3 Feb 2016 | Jim Hoft
    If there was one word which could describe President Obama's Presidency (aside from failure, Progressive hell, and nightmare) it would be anti-Christian. From declaring that the United States is no longer a Christian nation to denying Syrian Christians entry into the country President Obama's distaste for the followers of Jesus are as obvious as the nose on your face. But with less than a year left in his Presidency Obama hasn't given up on dissing Christians at every opportunity. For example, President Obama gave a speech at a mosque in the Islamic Society of Baltimore on Wednesday. While standing...
  • How Donald Trump helped Democrats pass Obamacare

    02/04/2016 8:15:40 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 99 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 22, 2015 | Marc A. Thiessen
    In the announcement speech for his presidential campaign, Donald Trump railed against Obamacare. "We have a disaster called the big lie: Obamacare," Trump declared. "I would repeal and replace the big lie, Obamacare." Well, that sounds like something a Republican candidate would say. But there is one problem: Trump helped finance the Democratic takeover of Congress in 2006 - which put in place the liberal majority that passed Obamacare over the objections of congressional Republicans. And he continued to support a Democratic Senate majority after Obamacare...
  • Putin Ignores Kerry Cease Fire Plea and Sends Top Gun Fighter Jet into Syria

    02/04/2016 7:58:19 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 92 replies
    Foxnews ^ | 2/4/16
    GO PUTIN!! Top Gun fighter jet to join Syria battle By Lucas Tomlinson, Jennifer Griffin Published February 04, 2016 FoxNews.com Facebook1626 Twitter0 livefyre Email Print NOW PLAYING Syrian peace talks derailed after Russia continues bombings Never autoplay videos Russia seemingly has ignored Secretary of State John Kerry’s appeals to stop bombing civilians and allow critical humanitarian aid to starving Syrians – and is instead escalating its military involvement, deploying four of its most capable fighter jets to Syria, two defense officials confirmed to Fox News. The decision to send the Su-35S jets poses yet another hurdle for Kerry’s efforts to...
  • Jihad Barry

    02/04/2016 7:04:05 PM PST · by pboyington · 10 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | February 4, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    President Obama showed his true colors again yesterday by visiting a mosque in Baltimore with ties to radical Islam. The Islamic Society of Baltimore’s former imam has ties not only to the Muslim Brotherhood but the Northern Virginia mosque where the radical Anwar al-Awlaki used to preach. The former imam in question is Mohamad Adam El-Sheikh, who served at the Baltimore mosque from 1983-1989 and 1994-2003. A member of the Muslim Brotherhood in Sudan, he had moved to the U.S. in 1978 and went on to receive several advanced law degrees as he became involved in the religious community. During...
  • Obama panders to Muslims at mosque, ignores Christian persecution

    02/04/2016 4:24:00 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/04/16 | Judi McLeod
    Is there some kind of symbolism we're missing about Obama going first to the Islamic Society of Baltimore Mosque yesterday, then today to the National Prayer Breakfast? There are two names that no one will ever hear from the lips of President Barack Obama. The name of Jesus Christ is one, Islamic terrorism the other. Yet, the same man who demanded that Georgetown cover all symbols of Christ—including his Blessed Name, the tiny IHS that would have appeared directly over his head on the podium where he would be giving a speech—got to speak at the National Prayer Breakfast in...
  • Obama to seek new tax on oil in budget proposal (Is this his worst idea yet?)

    02/04/2016 4:21:24 PM PST · by doldrumsforgop · 28 replies
    yahoo news ^ | 2/4/16 | Ayesha Rascoe and Valerie Volcovici
    U.S. President Barack Obama will launch a long-shot bid next week to impose a $10-a-barrel tax on crude oil that would fund the overhaul of the nation's aging transportation infrastructure, the White House said on Thursday. The proposed fee, which would be paid by oil companies and phased in over five years, was quickly met with scorn by lawmakers in the Republican-controlled Congress. In the last year of his presidency, Obama has said the country must stop subsidizing the "dirty" fossil fuels of the past and focus on clean, renewable fuels that do not exacerbate climate change. "By placing a...
  • GOP Rips Obama's Oil Tax Plan: 'Dead on Arrival'

    02/04/2016 4:12:49 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 30 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Thursday, 04 Feb 2016 06:36 PM | Todd Beamon
    Congressional Republicans vowed Thursday to kill President Barack Obama's plan to add a $10-per-barrel tax on oil production to pay for "green" transportation projects, with House Speaker Paul Ryan calling it "dead on arrival" and "an election-year distraction." "The president expects hard-working consumers to pay for his out-of-touch climate agenda," the Wisconsin Republican said. "A $10 tax for every barrel of oil produced would raise energy prices -- hurting poor Americans the most." [...] President Obama will include the plan in his budget proposal that he will present to Congress on Tuesday. The fee will be phased in over five...
  • Facebook accounts shut down over gun sales

    02/04/2016 2:41:24 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 32 replies
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Some Facebook users are frustrated over the way gun trading sites were officially shut down. The social media network banned gun sales by private individuals on its website Friday. Unless you're a licensed weapons dealer, you cannot sell guns on Facebook. But according to some Arkansans, there's some grey area there. On Tuesday, Arkansans found their Facebook accounts shut down because of the new policy. They have questions and are demanding answers. “There was never any violence, any murders anything you would consider a violent crime due to a Facebook gun group,” said Dominick D'Angelo,...
  • Paul Ryan Won’t Say If He Supports Rolling Back Order for Military to Use Women in All Combat…

    02/04/2016 1:00:39 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | February 4, 2016 | 1:43 PM EST | Penny Starr
    At his weekly press briefing on Thursday, House Speaker Paul Ryan would not say if he supports congressional action to roll back or restrict the military's use of women in combat roles. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has ordered the armed services to open all combat roles in the U.S. military to women. "There will be no exceptions," Carter said at a Dec. 3 press conference. ...
  • Obama's Mosque Speech Was A Dangerous Fantasy

    02/04/2016 12:46:11 PM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    The Federalist ^ | February 4, 2016 | David Harsanyi
    Many of the president's ideas about 'tolerance' are antithetical to the American experience, not something to celebrate.For eight years now, the president has reprimanded the American people for their attitudes about Islam. And Barack Obama's big speech to the Islamic Society of Baltimore -- granted, filled with many harmless platitudes -- was no different, leaving little room for any honest dialogue about ideology or faith. Many of the president's ideas about "tolerance," in fact, are antithetical to the American experience, not something to celebrate. Acceptance of outsiders is an American virtue, yes. Do we have to embrace all ideas, as...
  • Obama to propose $10 per barrel fee on oil

    02/04/2016 12:41:35 PM PST · by GreaterSwiss · 179 replies
    CNBC ^ | 2/4/2016 | Jacob Pramuk
    President Barack Obama will propose a $10 per barrel charge on oil to fund clean transportation projects as part of his final budget request next week, the White House said Thursday. The proposal would have difficulty clearing the Republican-controlled Congress. Oil companies would pay the fee, which would be gradually introduced over five years. The government would use the proceeds to fund high-speed railways, autonomous cars and other travel systems. "By placing a fee on oil, the President's plan creates a clear incentive for private sector innovation to reduce our reliance on oil and at the same time invests in...
  • Obama: Mosque Visit Was "To Let Our Muslim-American Brothers And Sisters" Know They'Re Americans

    02/04/2016 11:22:35 AM PST · by Biggirl · 40 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | February 4, 2016 | Pam Key
    Thursday at the National Prayer Meeting, President Barack Obama said he visited a mosque in Baltimore yesterday “to let” Muslim-American know “they are Americans.” Obama said, “Just yesterday, some of you may be aware I visited a mosque in Baltimore to let our Muslim-American brothers and sisters know that they, too, are Americans and welcomed them.”
  • Obama at National Prayer Breakfast: Acceptance of Christ Means I Don't Fear Death

    02/04/2016 10:22:52 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 02/04/2016 | Michael Gryboski
    President Barack Obama spoke about the nature of fear and Christ's power over death before a large annual faith-based gathering in Washington, DC. At the National Prayer Breakfast held Thursday morning in the Nation's Capital, President Obama gave a speech based off of 2nd Timothy 1:7, which reads "For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind." "Fear does funny things. Fear can lead us to lash out against those who are different or lead us to try to get some 'sinister other' under control," said Obama. "Alternatively,...
  • Obama's Islamophobia

    02/04/2016 10:20:24 AM PST · by TraditionalMerica · 1 replies
    Barack Obama suffers from serious case of the real Islamophobia -- fear of telling the truth about Islam. Even though a "progressive," he says nary a word about the rampant misogyny and homophobia in Islam or about Sharia law whose medieval strictures are preferred by 51% of American Muslims. Nor does he seem to care that so few of these same American Muslims actively oppose radical Islam. The president prefers the Hamas-linked CAIR to courageous reformers like Dr. Zuhdi Jasser. But that's no surprise. For Obama, radical Islam doesn't even exist. Instead, he claims American citizens are mistreating their Muslim...
  • DOD Diversity Chief Violates Rules, Gives Leftist Groups $300k to Promote Agenda

    02/04/2016 9:45:28 AM PST · by jazusamo · 12 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | February 4, 2016
    To meet the Obama administration's goal of "implementing a robust diversity strategy" at the Department of Defense (DOD), the agency's director of diversity violated government rules by distributing hundreds of thousands of dollars to controversial leftist groups. Adding insult to injury, a "consulting" firm gets nearly half a million dollars from the DOD to help distribute the money to groups--even those that don't qualify--that support the Pentagon's "diversity strategy and program objectives." Among the recipients is the notorious open borders group League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Minority Access Inc., a Maryland-based nonprofit committed to decreasing disparities and reducing...
  • Why You’re No Longer Allowed to Culturally Appropriate the Global Economy

    02/04/2016 7:57:59 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 9 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 2-4-2016 | MOTUS
    They come runnin' just as fast as they can 'Cause every girl crazy 'bout a sharp dressed manAdd to the growing list of things whitey can no longer do: wear toe rings. No, just no.That’s right ladies (and men, if so inclined) – toe rings have been nixed for your use if you are not from Southeast Asia, nor can you wear “slave earrings” if you have not descended from, well you know, slaves.BLM: Black Lobs, MainlyWhy? Because they are a form of cultural appropriation which for some odd reason is not politically correct in the 21st century. In noting...
  • Obama’s mosque visit demonstrates tacit acceptance of a form of gender apartheid

    02/04/2016 6:41:10 AM PST · by Trumpinator · 18 replies
    nytlive.nytimes.com ^ | 02.03.16 | Asra Q. Nomani and Ify Okoye
    President Obama should be aware that on any given day a woman or girl worshiping in the mosque would be dispatched away from the musallah where he will stand to speak out against “Islamophobia,” to the “prayer room for females,” as one worshipper described it. “While the free world awaits a Muslim reformation, the leader of the free world shows blatant disregard for gender equality by visiting a mosque that treats females like second-class citizens,” says Raheel Raza, a Pakistani-Canadian activist, author and cofounder of the Muslim Reform Movement, a new initiative that we support, advocating for peace, women’s rights...