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  • More Evidence Of Climate Data Tampering By NOAA?

    03/10/2015 5:57:50 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 9 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 03/10/2015 | Michael Bastasch
    When Dr. Roy Spencer looked up summer temperature data for the U.S. Corn Belt, it showed no warming trend for over a century. But that was before temperatures were “adjusted” by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration climate scientists — now the same data shows a significant warming trend.Spencer, a climate scientist at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, said that the National Climatic Data Center made large adjustments to past summer temperatures for the U.S. Corn Belt, lowering past temperatures to make them cooler. Adjusting past temperatures downward creates a significant warming trend in the data that didn’t exist before....
  • The End of the Charade

    03/04/2015 6:53:57 AM PST · by JayAr36 · 52 replies
    3/4/2015 | Jayar36
    Well Mr. Speaker the charade is over. Obama has received just what he wanted and you and Mitch helped him. You can both now get back in line, knee pads in hand, ready to kiss the bony rear of your leader and ask, "What do you want next, Sire?" A real man once called some of our foes the, "Axis of Evil." Well I see another axis right here in what is left of America. Between you and McConnell and Obama you are destroying the America you grew up in and it apparently isn't going to stop. A more ineffective...
  • Did the Obama Administration Spare a Known Gang Member Now Accused of Murder From Deportation?

    02/27/2015 10:44:25 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 3 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 2-27-2015 | Pete Kasperowicz
    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) on Friday demanded that the Obama administration answer whether it has protected a known gang member from being deported — a man who this week was charged with murder. Grassley wrote a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson noting that press reports say Emmanuel Jesus Rangel-Hernandez has been charged with murdering four people in North Carolina. One of those murdered was a former contestant on America’s Next Top Model. “Mr. Rangel-Hernandez allegedly applied for and received deferred action under the president’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program,” Grassley wrote....
  • Obama Campaign Team Arrives in Israel to Defeat Netanyahu in March Elections

    01/27/2015 5:18:34 AM PST · by SJackson · 66 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 26 Jan 20151 | Thomas Rose
    Just days after the Obama White House accused House Speaker John Boehner of “breaking protocol” by inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a joint session of Congress, a team of up to five Obama campaign operatives has reportedly arrived in Israel to lead a campaign to defeat the Israeli Prime Minister in upcoming national elections scheduled for March 17. The anti-Netanyahu, left wing Israeli newspaper Haaretz reports a group called “One Voice,” reportedly funded by American donors, is paying for the Obama campaign team. That group is reportedly being lead by Obama’s 2012 field director Jeremy Bird. As...
  • Vermont's deal with health expert Jonathan Gruber under scrutiny

    01/25/2015 6:52:49 AM PST · by Libloather · 5 replies
    Bennington Banner ^ | 1/23/15 | Dave Gram
    MONTPELIER (AP) >> Vermont is applying a fresh round of scrutiny to its contract with Jonathan Gruber, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology health economist who got into hot water for talking about what he called "the stupidity of the American voter." Vermont State Auditor Doug Hoffer has been reviewing the contract under which Gruber got paid $500 an hour and his assistants got $100 per hour. Hoffer said Friday Gruber provided insufficient documentation to support his invoices to the state. Hoffer said officials in Gov. Peter Shumlin's administration had been in close touch with Gruber throughout his work, but that...
  • MO Governor ‘Punished’ Ferguson For Refusing to Fire Darren Wilson, Tom Jackson (Nixon Democrat)

    11/27/2014 4:53:47 AM PST · by sr4402 · 57 replies
    gotnews ^ | November 25, 2014 | Charles C Johnson
    Governor Jay Nixon refused to give Ferguson National Guard protection to punish them for refusing to fire Darren Wilson and chief of police Tom Jackson, Gotnews.com has learned.
  • The Real Lessons of Ferguson

    11/27/2014 4:23:05 AM PST · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 26, 2014 | Mark Davis
    “As a black man, I was disappointed in the grand jury’s decision.” This was one of the first sentences I heard from talk radio callers Tuesday morning, less than twelve hours after the announcement that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted. The gentleman’s first four words are a perfect indicator of the worst racial problems we face in 2014. He observed the story not through facts or evidence, but through the lens of his own blackness. His ethnicity, not testimony heard by the grand jury, guided his opinion on a case that cried out for objectivity and...
  • BREAKING: # Ferguson Black Panther Leaders Plotted to BOMBSt. Louis Arch – Kill Bob McCulloch

    11/26/2014 8:00:58 PM PST · by Nachum · 28 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 11/26/14 | Jim Hoft
    Olajuwon Ali is the local leader of the New Black Panther Party in St. Louis. Last year he released a video inviting local blacks to join his group. He also explains how to become a sovereign person, separate from the corporate structure. And babbles on about challenging the St. Louis City court over his status and their illegal arrest of Mr. Ali. (Video) Last week Olajuwon Ali and Brandon Muhammad were indicted in federal court for illegal firearms purchase – plotting to bomb the St. Louis Arch – and plotting to murder St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch and
  • Michigan Paid 'Stupidity of American Voter' Obamacare Architect $481,050

    11/25/2014 8:16:10 AM PST · by MichCapCon · 4 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 11/23/2014 | Tom Gantert
    A consultant considered an architect to the federal health care law who said a “lack of transparency” and “stupidity of the American voter” were critical to getting it passed reportedly received $481,050 from the state of Michigan, and a recently elected state representative said he wants an investigation. Jonathan Gruber, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor who created an econometric model intended to project health care spending and costs under different assumptions, along with his team, was granted a $481,050 contract by the state of Michigan, according to the Washington Post. He was paid that to help set up state...
  • Gruber Got 24 Times the Average ‘Stupid’ American’s Salary for Obamacare Work

    11/18/2014 5:14:20 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | November 18, 2014 - 3:58 PM | Brittany M. Hughes
    According to government data, the nearly $6 million in confirmed taxpayer dollars that Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber was paid from 2009 to 2014—about $1 million per year—is roughly 24 times the average salary earned by full-time American workers in the same general time frame. The average annual full-time U.S. salary was about $41,600 in those years, which multiplied 24 times is $998,400, or nearly $1 million a year. Gruber, who became famous last week from a video in which he admitted Obamacare was passed due to a “lack of transparency” and “the stupidity of the American voter,” has received at...
  • Jonathan Gruber: Obama personally asked me to help disguise unhelpful Obamacare facts

    11/17/2014 10:00:19 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 168 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/17/2014 | Guy Benson
    That’s not quite his verbatim quote, but it’s pretty darn close:CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO “The problem is it’s a political nightmare, and people say ‘no, you can’t tax my benefits’…so what we did a lot in that room was think a lot about well how could we make this work? … And [Obama] is really a realistic guy. He was like, ‘look, I can’t just do this.’ He said ‘it’s just not going to happen politically. The bill will not pass. How do we manage to get there through phase-ins and other things?’ And we talked about...
  • The CBO Effectively Used Gruber’s Model to Score Obamacare

    11/16/2014 9:58:00 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 37 replies
    Weekley Standard ^ | November 16, 2014 | JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
    Two well-placed sources on Capitol Hill say that the Congressional Budget Office effectively used Jonathan Gruber’s model to score Obamacare. That model favors government mandates over market competition and claims that essentially the only way to achieve a large reduction in the number of uninsured Americans is to impose an Obamacare-like individual mandate. Moreover, because the model that the CBO used in scoring Obamacare is the same one it uses today, any alternative to Obamacare that doesn’t include an individual mandate — which is to say, any conservative alternative — would be scored by the CBO as falling well short,...
  • Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber has billed governments $5.9 million

    11/15/2014 4:25:50 PM PST · by entropy12 · 69 replies
    Dailymail ^ | Nov 14, 2014 | David Martosko
    National Institutes of Health paid him $2 million for Medicare consulting Justice Department has added $1.7 million for expert witness testimony Four US states combined to pay him another $1.6 million for advice about health care laws, and contracts for four more states were unavailable If those states followed suit, Gruber's haul would exceed $7.5 million Gruber has become a thorn in Democrats' sides since videos emerged of him candidly discussing how the Obama White House misled Americans to pass the Obamacare law
  • How Little-Known MIT Professor Jonathan Gruber Shook Up Washington This Week

    11/14/2014 5:02:58 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 47 replies
    ABC News ^ | November 14, 2014 | Shushannah Walshe
    MIT economist Jonathan Gruber may not have been a household name, at least before this week, despite his being described as the “architect” of Obamacare and, previously, Romneycare in Massachusetts. He sparked a furor this week after video surfaced of his talking about the “stupidity” of the American people, among other insults aimed at the voting public. Now Republicans have pounced, inventing a brand-new word: “Grubering.” Here’s what you need to know about Gruber and the controversy that’s still swirling. I've heard the name Jonathan Gruber a lot this week, but what happened and who is he? He’s an MIT...
  • BarackObama.com: "Jon Gruber Helped Write Obamacare"

    11/14/2014 4:15:10 PM PST · by rightistight · 23 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 11/14/14 | Aurelius
    According to BarackObama.com, President Obama's official website, Jon Gruber "helped write Obamacare." The post was written in 2012 and was about specific quotes from President Obama trying to tie Mitt Romney to ObamaCare by saying that "RomneyCare" was the model for the Affordable Care Act. In an act to hide the connection to Barack Obama after Gruber's quotes about the "stupidity of American voters" went viral, the article has been taken down by Organizing for Action. However, it was online as recently as August of this year, and a cached version still exists that clearly shows its original content. Here...
  • Obamacare architect in 6th video: 'Mislabeling' helped us get rid of tax breaks

    11/14/2014 1:06:12 PM PST · by C19fan · 33 replies
    CNN ^ | November 14, 2014 | Jake Tapper
    In a 2011 conversation about the Affordable Care Act, MIT economist Jonathan Gruber, one of the architects of the law more commonly known as Obamacare, talked about how the bill would get rid of all tax credits for employer-based health insurance through "mislabeling" what the tax is and who it would hit. In recent days, the past comments of Gruber -- who in a 2010 speech noted that he "helped write the federal bill" and "was a paid consultant to the Obama administration to help develop the technical details as well" -- have been given renewed attention.
  • FLASHBACK: MIT analysis backs Obama (Gruber provided new ammunition Senate Dems)

    11/14/2014 5:20:55 AM PST · by maggief · 46 replies
    POLITICO ^ | 11/28/09 | Mike Allen
    A new analysis by a leading MIT economist provides new ammunition for Democrats as the Senate begins formally debating the historic health-reform bill being pushed by President Barack Obama. The report concludes that under the Senate’s health-reform bill, Americans buying individual coverage will pay less than they do for today's typical individual market coverage, and would be protected from high out-of-pocket costs. So Democrats will argue that under the Senate bill, Americans would pay less for more. The new document arms Democrats with a response to the contention of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) that the bill would mean...
  • Obamacare architect discussed misleading public in 4th newly uncovered video

    11/13/2014 4:10:08 PM PST · by Innovative · 46 replies
    CNN ^ | Jake Tapper
    As Congress voted on the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, in 2010, one of the bill's architects, MIT economist Jonathan Gruber, told a college audience that those pushing the legislation pitched it as a bill that would control spiraling health care costs even though most of the bill was focused on something else and there was no guarantee the bill would actually bend the cost curve. In recent days, the past comments of Gruber -- who in this 2010 speech notes that he "helped write the federal bill" and "was a paid consultant to the Obama administration to help develop...
  • Obama to Wisconsin Supporters: “You Can Only Vote Once… This Isn’t Chicago”

    10/30/2014 8:32:46 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 10/30/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    If you can’t cover it up anymore, turn it into a joke. President Obama poked fun at the checkered political history of his hometown Chicago on Tuesday, reminding voters in Wisconsin to vote early — but not often.“You can only vote once — this isn’t Chicago, now,” Obama said at a rally in Milwaukee for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke.Obama was brought in to fire up the Democratic base, traveling to a ward in which he carried 99 percent of the vote in the 2012 presidential contest against Republican Mitt Romney. At least it’s not one of those places where...
  • Obamacare sends health premiums skyrocketing by as much as 78 percent

    10/28/2014 7:57:43 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 28, 2014 | Valerie Richardson
    Covering pre-existing conditions and ‘essential benefits’ raising insurance plan costsThe Affordable Care Act was supposed to make health care more affordable, but a newly released study of insurance policies before and after Obamacare shows that average premiums have skyrocketed, for some groups by as much as 78 percent. Average insurance premiums in the sought-after 23-year-old demographic rose most dramatically, with men in that age group seeing an average 78.2 percent price increase before factoring in government subsidies, and women having their premiums rise 44.9 percent, according to a report by HealthPocket scheduled for release Wednesday. The study, which was shared...
  • Mark Warner Appears to Have Committed a Crime to Advance Obamacare

    10/13/2014 4:15:45 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 34 replies
    The son of a former Virginia state senator has told federal investigators that U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner discussed the possibility of several jobs, including a federal judgeship, for the senator’s daughter in an effort to dissuade him from quitting the evenly divided state Senate.
  • Their Names Weren’t on Voter Registration Rolls. This City Let Them Cast a Ballot Anyway.

    10/09/2014 11:01:23 AM PDT · by LucianOfSamasota · 27 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | October 09, 2014 | Bruce Parker
    Previously unpublished data from the last big election in Burlington, Vt., reveals a significant number of votes were cast by individuals whose names were not on the statewide checklist. In the 2012 presidential election, 17,383 votes were cast in Burlington, according to city-published data. According to data not published by the city, but made available to a reporter, 639 of those votes, or 3.7 percent, came from election day walk-in voters whose names were not on the voter rolls and whose registration status was unknown. As previously reported, votes by individuals whose names don’t appear on the checklist count whether...
  • Obama's Justice Department Set Up A Fake Facebook Page In This Woman’s Name

    10/07/2014 7:38:27 AM PDT · by wrhssaxensemble · 16 replies
    The Justice Department is claiming, in a little-noticed court filing, that a federal agent had the right to impersonate a young woman online by creating a Facebook page in her name without her knowledge. Government lawyers also are defending the agent’s right to scour the woman’s seized cellphone and to post photographs — including racy pictures of her and even one of her young son and niece — to the phony social media account, which the agent was using to communicate with suspected criminals. The woman, Sondra Arquiett, who then went by the name Sondra Prince, first learned her identity...
  • Shocker: IRS claims it 'lost' emails of 5 more agents related to Lerner investigation

    09/08/2014 1:43:09 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Cain TV.com ^ | September 8, 2014 | Robert Laurie
    Guess what happened to their hard drives...Late on Friday, when it was hoping no one would be paying attention, the IRS admitted that it had a few new problems on its hands.  ...Five new problems, to be precise.Basically, the agency claims it has "lost" the emails of five more agents and - will wonders never cease - they're all related to the Lois Lerner investigation.We know you're stunned, just as the AP was:  The IRS says it has lost emails from five more workers who are part of congressional investigations into the treatment of conservative groups that applied for tax...
  • Lerner Hard Drive Was "Scratched"

    07/22/2014 3:10:50 PM PDT · by kristinn · 189 replies
    The House Ways and Means Committee ^ | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
    Washington, DC – Despite early refusals to make available IT professionals who worked on Lois Lerner’s computer, Ways and Means Committee investigators have now learned from interviews that the hard drive of former IRS Exempt Organizations Director Lois Lerner was “scratched,” but data was recoverable. In fact, in-house professionals at the IRS recommended the Agency seek outside assistance in recovering the data. That information conflicts with a July 18, 2014 court filing by the Agency, which stated the data on the hard drive was unrecoverable – including multiple years’ worth of missing emails. “It is unbelievable that we cannot get...
  • HHS Report: 1,295,571 Obamacare Enrollees May or May Not Be Legal Citizens

    07/02/2014 5:18:59 PM PDT · by blueyon · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/01/14 | Wynton Hall
    A devastating new Health and Human Services (HHS) Inspector General report released on Tuesday reveals that the Obama administration has yet to determine whether 1,295,571 of the over 8 million Obamacare enrollees are U.S. citizens lawfully in the country. The finding, located on page 11 of the report, states that 44% of the remaining 2,611,780 application "inconsistencies" are related to verifying "Citizenship/national status/lawful presence." Another 960,492 application inconsistencies were related to verifying whether subsidy applicants provided accurate income information.
  • Mississippi: Stolen ID turns up at polling place

    06/27/2014 4:20:30 PM PDT · by Viennacon · 38 replies
    Twitter ^ | 6/27/2014 | Hattiesburg Patriot
  • WASHINGTON: ObamaCare whistleblower claims retaliation, Republicans cry foul

    06/27/2014 3:06:01 PM PDT · by Linda Frances · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/27/2014 | Dan Springer
    "If a judge is told by a party to decide his cases in a certain way, or one party can threaten the judge’s job if the case is not decided in that party’s favor, then this central pillar of our democratic society is corroded,” Petersen said at a recent hearing called by the Senate Law and Justice Committee.
  • 3 Faces of Lerner

    06/26/2014 9:38:57 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 9 replies
    Jon Christian Ryter's Conservative World ^ | 05/27/2013 | Jon Christian Ryter
    eet one of Washington DC's most arrogant and, until May 10, 2013, most politically-invisible people in the Obama Administration—Lois G. Lerner. Lerner is generally, although mistakenly, viewed by the media as an apolitical, albeit leftwing, bureaucrat with no political axes to grind. The branding of Lerner was accomplished by Larry M. Noble (who retired from government service at the end of Clinton's reign. From 1979 until the end of 2000, Noble served as counsel of the Federal Election Commission [FEC]. This is Lois Lerner. A very complex, rabid leftwing activist who, since 1986, has been able to wear one of...
  • IRS chief scorched as 'liar' (emails not backed up on a server)

    06/24/2014 12:53:39 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 20 replies
    In a stunning admission under questioning from Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, Koskinen divulged that the IRS made no effort to recover Lerner’s email archive from the six month backups after her initial computer problems in June of 2011. Koskinen had informed the committee that emails were not backed-up on a server, but on a tape that recorded emails for only six months.
  • Congress probes how IRS emails could go missing (Auditioning for prison)

    06/20/2014 2:07:00 PM PDT · by AAABEST · 50 replies
    AP via Yahoo ^ | 06-20-2014 | EILEEN SULLIVAN and JACK GILLUM
    The Internal Revenue Service commissioner said Friday THE AGENCY WILL NOT SHARE WITH CONGRESS ADDITIONAL DETAILS ABOUT ITS LOST EMAILS related to the ongoing tea party investigation until its own review is finished because he said Republicans are releasing inaccurate, interim information.
  • Report: Lois Lerner's Hard Drive Has Been "Thrown Away"

    06/19/2014 5:26:29 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 125 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 6/19/2014 | Katie Pavlich
    According to a report published late last night in POLITICO, the hard drive belonging to Lois Lerner where the IRS claims her emails to outside agencies and groups like the White House, Department of Justice, FEC, Democrat members of Congress, etc. were stored has been...destroyed. Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner’s crashed hard drive has been recycled, making it likely the lost emails of the lightening rod in the tea party targeting controversy will never be found, according to multiple sources. “We’ve been informed that the hard drive has been thrown away,” Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, the top Republican on the...
  • 3,137-County Analysis: Obamacare Increased 2014 Individual-Market Premiums By Average Of 49%

    06/19/2014 4:52:45 AM PDT · by markomalley · 13 replies
    Forbes ^ | 6/18/2014 | Avik Roy
    There are hundreds of aspects of Obamacare that people argue over. But there’s one question that matters above all others: does the Affordable Care Act live up to its name? Does it make health insurance less expensive? Last November, our team at the Manhattan Institute published a study indicating that Obamacare had increased the underlying cost of individually-purchased health insurance in the average state by 41 percent in 2014, relative to 2013. We’ve now redone the study on a county-by-county basis, complete with a brand-new interactive map. Depending on where you live, the results may surprise you.Our new county-by-county analysis...
  • IRS email snafu ‘mind-boggling,’ says IT expert

    06/17/2014 11:23:29 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 23 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | 6/17/2014 | James Rogers
    The IRS’ inability to locate a trove of emails belonging to Lois Lerner, the former agency official at the center of the department’s targeting scandal is “mind-boggling,” according to an expert in electronic discovery. Bruce Webster, who has served as a consulting and IT expert in more than 80 civil lawsuits, is astonished by the fact that the IRS could lose two years’ worth of emails. “It is very well known in both legal and IT circles that as soon as litigation and/or criminal investigation is likely -- not actually initiated, but merely likely -- it is imperative to preserve...
  • More Florida voter fraud? 3000 registrations list UPS stores as residence

    05/02/2014 9:27:30 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 16 replies
    Alan B. West ^ | 5/1/14 | Alan West
    If there is one thing I learned in the 2012 election cycle, it was about voter fraud. My conservative warrior associate, Katherine Engelbrecht, and her organization, True the Vote, took up the mantle against the St. Lucie County Supervisor of Elections, Gertrude Walker, who admitted to sending “questionable” results to the Florida Secretary of State. It was somewhat disheartening that the Florida Secretary of State and Attorney General sat back, watched the news reports, and did nothing. With that background, I’d like to share a story written by Gregg Prentice: “Voter Fraud? If they’re not catching the easy stuff, what...
  • Group finds duplicate voters around Virginia

    04/24/2014 3:02:16 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 6 replies
    Watchdog.org ^ | 4-24-14 | Kennric Ward
    RICHMOND, Va. – A crosscheck of voter rolls in Virginia and Maryland turned up 44,000 people registered in both states, a vote-integrity group reported Wednesday. And that’s just the beginning. “The Virginia Voters Alliance is investigating how to identify voters who are registered and vote in Virginia but live in the states that surround us,” Alliance President Reagan George told the State Board of Elections. George acknowledged that the number of voters who actually cast multiple ballots is relatively small. In the case of Maryland and Virginia, he revealed that 164 people voted in both states during the 2012 election....
  • Earth Day Nonsense

    04/23/2014 2:50:11 PM PDT · by rightwingerpatriot · 31 replies
    Rightwingpatriot.com ^ | April 23, 2014 | Rightwingerpatriot
    If you didn't realize it, yesterday was Earth Day. Founded back in 1970, this event was created to foster support for environmental protection. (Coincidentally, it's also the day communists celebrate the birthday of Vladimir Lenin.) Chances are you saw some news reports on the joys of recycling and other such fluff. Personally, I find such Earth Day nonsense quite tiresome as the environmental movement went from wanting to stop pollution to full-tilt insane in a few decades. One of the Earth Day consequences that we have is the EPA, which liberals and eco-nuts will gleefully remind us was signed into...
  • CBO ISSUES DIRE DEBT WARNING OF 'FISCAL CRISIS'

    04/14/2014 12:56:30 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 70 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 14, 2014 | By Wynton Hall
    New figures by the Congressional Budget Office released on Monday reveal that over the next 10 years the U.S. debt-to-GDP ratio will double to 78%. Over the last four decades America's average debt-to-GDP ratio was 39%. At the end of 2007, federal debt was just 35% of GDP. The CBO report says gross federal debt will soar from $17.7 trillion to $27 trillion over the next ten years. CBO warned of the dire consequences the nation's debt will have if gone unchecked. "Such high and rising debt would have serious negative consequences," says the report. "Federal spending on interest payments...
  • BOMBSHELL REPORT: Sen. Harry Reid Behind BLM Land Grab of Bundy Ranch (freerepublic credited)

    04/11/2014 3:01:50 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 209 replies
    http://www.redflagnews.com ^ | april 11, 2014 | kit daniels
    The Bureau of Land Management, whose Director was Sen. Harry Reid’s (D-Nev.) former senior adviser, has purged documents from its web site stating that the agency wants Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s cattle off of the land his family has worked for over 140 years in order to make way for solar panel power stations. Corrupt Democratic Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) working with the Chinese gov’t to take land from hard-working Americans. Deleted from BLM.gov but reposted for posterity by the Free Republic, the BLM document entitled “Cattle Trespass Impacts” directly states that Bundy’s cattle “impacts” solar development, more specifically the construction of...
  • Holder: Gohmert Disagreement Example of Unprecedented Racism Against Him and Obama

    04/09/2014 6:45:39 PM PDT · by cornelis · 59 replies
    "I have been proud to stand along side of you in supporting efforts to advance the cause of justice that has always been at the center of this , this administrations work I am pleased to note that the last five years have been defined by significant strides and lasting reforms, even in the face, even in the face, of unprecedented, unwarranted ugly adversity. And if you don't believe that, you look at the way ...forget about me... forget about me , you look at the way the Attorney General of the Untied States was treated yesterday by a House...
  • BREAKING: Emails Show Lois Lerner Fed True the Vote Tax Information to Democrat Elijah Cummings

    04/09/2014 2:24:19 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 308 replies
    Townhall ^ | 4/9/14 | Katie Pavlich
    New IRS emails released by the House Oversight Committee show staff working for Democratic Ranking Member Elijah Cummings communicated with the IRS multiple times between 2012 and 2013 about voter fraud prevention group True the Vote.
  • Hundreds of cases of potential voter fraud uncovered in North Carolina

    State elections officials in North Carolina are investigating hundreds of cases of potential voter fraud after identifying thousands of registered voters with personal information matching those of voters who voted in other states in 2012. The cross-check found listings for 35,570 North Carolina voters whose first names, last names and dates of birth match those of voters who voted in other states.
  • Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Obama’s Deportation Numbers are Bogus (Surprise, Surprise)

    03/22/2014 8:37:00 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 23 replies
    March 21, 2014 | Matthew Burke
    Appearing on FOX News with Neil Cavuto, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, known to many as the “toughest sheriff in America,” explained why Obama’s claim that 2 million illegal aliens have been deported under his administration is not true. Sheriff Joe says that there is clear evidence, based on his experience and a survey he commissioned You can play around with statistics. I always had a feeling that a lot of these people put on hold, turned over to I.C.E. (Immigration and Customs Enforcement), really were not being deported. I did a survey the last three months and found out that...
  • Embattled IRS official Lois Lerner’s husband’s law firm has strong Obama connections

    03/08/2014 8:27:33 AM PST · by managusta · 38 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 05/16/2013 | Patrick Howley
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official who apologized for targeting conservative nonprofit groups for extra scrutiny is married to an attorney whose firm hosted a voter registration organizing event for the Obama presidential campaign, praised President Obama’s policy work, and had one of its partners appointed by Obama to a key ambassadorship. IRS Exempt Organizations Division director Lois G. Lerner, who has been described as “apolitical” in mainstream press coverage of the IRS scandal, is married to tax attorney Michael R. Miles, a partner at the law firm Sutherland Asbill & Brennan. The firm is based in Atlanta but has...
  • Licensed Private Investigator raises Flags in Malik Obama IRS case

    03/08/2014 3:57:41 AM PST · by mgist · 14 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 3/7/14 | Shobat
    A licensed Private Investigator has taken notice of the issues surrounding Malik Obama’s Barack H. Obama Foundation (BHOF). In particular, Camilia ElDidi has zeroed in on dates, addresses, and the mysterious absence of the foundation’s current records as a tax exempt entity. We encourage you to read these explosive revelations. By Camilia K. ElDidi Licensed Private Investigator **SHOEBAT EXCLUSIVE** 1.) The name used for the foundation established by Malik Obama of “The Barack H. Obama Foundation” has been a deceitful act, meant to intentionally give a false impression, misleading, where the American public and the Internal Revenue Service were conned...
  • Smidgen of Corruption in Christine O'Donnell IRS Case

    03/01/2014 6:09:13 PM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 1, 2014 | Gayle Trotter
    Citizens who flout the Internal Revenue Service face the prospect of jail, but when the IRS flouts the law, it’s business as usual. The case of Christine O’Donnell, former Delaware candidate for U.S. senator, highlights the continuing abuses by the sprawling agency charged with collecting our taxes. Before running, O’Donnell had heard that if she chose to run in 2010 for the U.S. Senate against former Delaware governor Mike Castle, the IRS and others would “F— with her head,” in the words of a top Delaware political insider. In short order, someone accessed O’Donnell’s tax return information containing private financial...
  • Project Veritas Unmasks Fresh Dem Voter Fraud in Texas

    02/27/2014 5:55:04 AM PST · by mgist · 25 replies
    National Review ^ | 2/19/14 | Murdoch
    Project Veritas Unmasks Fresh Dem Voter Fraud in Texas By Deroy Murdock February 19, 2014 2:30 PM Yet again, the intrepid James O’Keefe and his Project Veritas team have uncovered illegal political work being carried out by the Left. In a just-released video, they document the illicit activities of Battleground Texas (BGTX), a Democrat group dedicated to electing Wendy Davis governor and turning the Lone Star State into a Democrat stronghold. The latter objective, if achieved, likely would mean curtains for the Republican party in the Electoral College. Project Veritas found Battleground Texas busy signing up new voters. “So, every...
  • Iowa Refers 80 Cases of Voter Fraud to Prosecutors

    02/27/2014 1:44:49 AM PST · by iowamark · 19 replies
    National Review ^ | 2/26/2014 | John Fund
    Vice President Biden claimed voter ID laws were evidence of “hatred” and “zealotry” during a Black History Month event yesterday in Washington. Ignoring the fact that voter ID laws were declared constitutional in a 2006 Supreme Court decision written by John Paul Stevens, the Court’s then most liberal justice, Biden is continuing the fact-free assault on anti-voter fraud measures. When such laws aren’t “hateful” they are “unnecessary.” The Brennan Center for Justice says “voter fraud is essentially irrational” so it almost never happens. Voter fraud is so rare “you’re more likely to get hit by lightning than find a case...
  • EPA Officials Obstructed Fraud Investigation

    02/26/2014 7:07:06 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 21 replies
    The Washington free Beacon ^ | 2-26-2014 | CJ Ciaramella
    February 26, 2014 EPA Officials Obstructed Fraud Investigation Blocked probe of senior official who cost taxpayers nearly $900,000 CJ Ciaramella Several Environmental Protection Agency employees obstructed an investigation into the mismanagement that allowed a senior EPA official to bilk taxpayers for nearly $900,000, the EPA Inspector General said in a letter to Sen. David Vitter (R., La.) released Wednesday.EPA employees threatened Inspector General investigators, refused to cooperate, and handed out non-disclosure agreements to other employees to keep them from being interviewed, EPA Inspector General Arthur Elkins Jr. wrote in response to a request for information by Vitter on the case.“Over...
  • Convicted Terrorist Worked as Obamacare Navigator in Illinois

    02/26/2014 4:42:48 PM PST · by Libloather · 14 replies
    National Review ^ | 2/26/14 | Jillian Kay Melchior
    A terrorist from Jordan briefly worked as an Obamacare navigator in Illinois while authorities remained unaware of her conviction for involvement in a deadly grocery store bombing and two other attacks. Rasmieh Yousef Odeh was convicted in Israel for her role in several bombings, including the 1969 attack on an upscale Shufersol grocery store, which killed two Hebrew University students who had stopped in to buy groceries for a hiking trip in the Jerusalem hills. Leon Kanner and Eddie Joffe were killed by a bomb hidden in a candy box tucked on a shelf, which also injured nine or 10...