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  • Outrageous! Public School Students Taught To 'Pledge Allegiance To An International Flag'

    03/05/2016 7:04:55 AM PST · by stars & stripes forever · 48 replies
    Sean Hannity Show ^ | 3/4/2016 | Hannity.com Staff
    It is widely accepted that American public schools are controlled by liberals. It seems like every day, we see new examples of American schoolchildren being indoctrinated with left-wing ideas. This latest example was brought to our attention by a concerned parent. Kindergarten students from PS75, a public school in New York City, recently took part in a class project in which the children were made to create an American flag with the flags of other 22 other nations superimposed over the stripes. Below the flag read the words "We pledge allegiance to an International Flag..."
  • HAUNTED HILLARY: FBI INQUIRY LOOMS 'SHE'S TOO BIG TO JAIL'

    11/01/2015 4:12:38 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 71 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | October 31,2015 | Druge ANITA KUMAR AND GREG GORDON McClatchy Washington Bureau
    “She’s too big to jail,” said national security attorney Edward MacMahon Jr., who represented former CIA employee Jeffrey Sterling in 2011 in a leak case that led to an espionage prosecution and 3½-year prison term. He cited a pattern of light punishments for top government officials who have mishandled classified information while lower level whistleblowers such as Sterling have faced harsh prosecutions for revealing sensitive information to expose waste, fraud or abuse in government.
  • ATF apologizes for error on ammo-ban regulations

    03/09/2015 2:26:25 PM PDT · by Nachum · 61 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 3/9/15 | Dave Boyer
    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is apologizing for a publishing error in its regulations that suggested the agency had already banned AR-15 green tip ammo well before officials publicly announced a proposal to outlaw the armor-piercing bullets last month. ATF has not rescinded any armor piercing ammunition exemption, and the fact they are not listed in the 2014 online edition of the regulations was an error which has no legal impact, the agency said in a statement. ATF apologizes for any confusion caused by this publishing error. In January, the ATF published an online regulations guide that
  • State Department: No, we're not planning sanctions against Israel

    12/08/2014 4:08:28 PM PST · by Nachum · 19 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 12/8/14 | Carl in Jerusalem
    Matt Lee @APDiploWriter Follow "Reports we might be contemplating sanctions against #Israel (re settlements) completely unfounded & without merit," per @statedeptspox. 11:06 AM - 8 Dec 2014
  • NY DHS Will Pay You $500 To Rat Out Fellow Citizens Buying Legal Goods

    07/31/2014 6:17:37 AM PDT · by HammerT · 65 replies
    Truth and Action ^ | July 29 2014
    New Yorks Division of Homeland Security is posting signs on businesses to encourage people to snitch on fellow citizens who buy such things as MREs (Meals Ready to Eat), ammunition, flash lights, match containers, gas masks and other items deemed to be prepper in nature. In this video a girl working at LZ Army Navy Surplus store in Auburn, NY tell us how a state trooper put up a flyer in their window which encourages customers to call the New York State Terrorism Tips Line to report this suspicious activity under the as part of the See Something, Say Something...
  • Tipsy Hillary spills real feelings: Obamas a joke with no hand on the (expletive) tiller,

    06/28/2014 6:21:39 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | 06/28/2014 | Joe Saunders
    IN VINO VERITAS? A combination of booze and bad blood bubbled up into a boatload of bile when Hillary Clinton got asked her real feelings about Barack Obama, according to the new book that’s blowing the lid off the “Team of Rivals” image Obama and Clinton projected for four years.According to the New York Post, the gossipy tell-all “Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. The Obamas,” includes the story of the night Hillary spilled her guts during a wine-infused gathering at a café in Westchester, N.Y. in May 2013.“When her friends asked Hillary to tell them what she thought — really...
  • Pelosi demands equal Dem/Repub Split for Select Committee

    05/06/2014 1:28:35 PM PDT · by entropy12 · 77 replies
    Hot Air ^ | May 6th, 2014 | Ed Morrissey
    Good luck with that. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi faces pressure from all sides in regard to the newly-launched select committee to investigate Benghazi. Participating would legitimize the results, while boycotting it might open up Democrats to attacks on their concern for diplomatic personnel abroad, four of whom were killed in the attack on September 11, 2012, and leave administration officials no way to set the narrative through the friendly questioning of Democrats on the panel during public hearings. Pelosi hedged in the direction of participation by demanding an equal number of seats on the committee:
  • White Houses Pfeiffer: Obama ready to take action with or without GOP

    01/26/2014 10:38:46 AM PST · by jazusamo · 44 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 26, 2014 | Tom Howell Jr.
    President Obama will use his State of the Union Address on Tuesday to outline concrete, real, practical proposals even if Congress isnt on board with each of them. Dan Pfeiffer said Mr. Obamas go-it-alone message isnt meant to be confrontational and that the president is willing to find common ground with Republicans, where possible. In two days, Mr. Obama will address Congress with his popularity numbers in negative territory. Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/jan/26/white-house-state-union-focus-action-obama-may-go-/#ixzz2rWzl278i Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter
  • Report: Kerry Offers Pollard's Release to Israel

    12/27/2013 11:47:49 AM PST · by cll · 241 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 12/27/2013
    United States Secretary of State John Kerry has offered Israel the release of Jonathan Pollard, Channel 10 News reported on Friday. According to the report, Kerrys offer was made as part of the discussions surrounding the upcoming planned release of 26 terrorists from Israeli jails as a gesture to Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas. Kol Yisrael radio, which also reported about Kerrys offer, said it relates to the fourth stage of the terrorist release and is conditional upon Israel agreeing to release Israeli Arabs who have committed acts of terrorism. Israeli officials were quoted by both outlets as having said...
  • Colin Powell Pitches Single-Payer Health Care in US

    12/09/2013 5:31:00 PM PST · by markomalley · 66 replies
    ABC ^ | 12/9/2013 | Alex Lazar
    Former Secretary of State Colin Powell has waded into the health care debate with a broad endorsement of the kind of universal health plan found in Europe, Canada and South Korea. "I am not an expert in health care, or Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act, or however you choose to describe it, but I do know this: I have benefited from that kind of universal health care in my 55 years of public life," Powell said, according to the Puget Sound Business Journal, last week at an annual "survivors celebration breakfast" in Seattle for those who, like Powell, have...
  • Report: White House might expand eligibility for ObamaCare subsidies

    11/08/2013 7:38:03 PM PST · by Mike Darancette · 73 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/08/2013 | Elise Viebeck
    The White House might broaden the availability of federal discounts on healthcare coverage under ObamaCare to help consumers whose premiums are going up, according to a report. The administration is considering expanding the premium tax credits that are available to some people purchasing insurance coverage on the new exchanges, according to Huffington Post.
  • Could Virginia Start Forcing MD's to Accept Medicare & Medicaid Patients?

    11/03/2013 1:54:28 PM PST · by markomalley · 95 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/3/2013 | Kerry Picket
    Kathleen Murphy, a Democrat who is running for the House of Delegates against Republican incumbent Barbara Comstock, tolda forum in Great Falls on Saturday thatdoctors should be forced to accept Medicare and Medicaid patients: FYI last night at the Great Falls Grange debate, Democrat delegate candidate Kathleen Murphy said that since many doctors are not accepting medicaid and medicare patients, she advocates making it a legal requirement for those people to be accepted. She did not recognize that the payments are inadequate to cover the doctors' costs. She also did not recognize there is a shortage of over 45,000 physicians...
  • Obama Doesn't Rule Out Using 14th Amendment To Raise The Debt Limit

    10/05/2013 4:29:58 PM PDT · by lbryce · 62 replies
    ABC ^ | October 5, 2013 | Mary Bruce
    With the October 17 deadline to raise the debt limit rapidly approaching, President Obama is not specifically ruling out using the 14th Amendment to increase the nation's borrowing ability if the political impasse continues and Congress fails to do so, but says he does not expect the fight to get to that point. "I'm pretty willing to bet that there are enough votes in the House of Representatives right now to make sure that the United States doesn't end up being a deadbeat. The only thing that's preventing that from happening is Speaker Boehner calling the vote," the president told...
  • Analyst: Obama Will Raise The Debt Ceiling On His Own And Worry About The Legal Consequences Later

    09/23/2013 7:29:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 09/23/2013 | Steven Perlberg
    In the summer of 2011, some Democrats urged President Obama to simply raise the debt ceiling himself if Republicans were decidedly against passing legislation. There was the "trillion dollar coin" idea, whereby the government mints itself out of trouble via an arcane bullion law. Then there was the 14th Amendment option. Here, the government would have to take a modern interpretation on the Civil War-era amendment about the "validity of the public debt of the United States," and surely face legal action. Now as the two parties gear up for another debt ceiling bout, Greg Valliere at Potomac Research thinks...
  • Michelle Obama May Take 'Extended Summer Getaway' With Daughters (new vacation digs)

    05/22/2013 3:08:33 PM PDT · by drewh · 68 replies
    NY Post ^ | Last Updated: 3:28 PM, May 22, 2013
    In between all the political brush fires that have engulfed the White House in recent days, President Obama and wife Michelle Obama have still managed time for vacation planning. The nations first family is looking to cool their jets this summer at a house in Farm Neck on Marthas Vineyard, according to the Boston Globe. Obama and his family are no stranger to Marthas Vineyard, having made three previous summer visits to Blue Heron Farm in Chilmark. They skipped going there last summer, and their favorite Blue Heron Farm house might not be available anymore. It was purchased in late...
  • Pelosi says she 'prays' Hillary Clinton will run for president (GF)

    05/03/2013 7:46:38 AM PDT · by yoe · 70 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 3, 2013 | David Sherfinski
    House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that she "prays" Hillary Rodham Clinton will run for president. [snip] Emilys List, a national group that focuses on electing pro-choice women, launched a campaign Thursday aiming to put the first woman in the White House that coincided with a poll showing Mrs. Clinton as the overwhelming favorite to win the 2016 Democratic nomination for president. In making the announcement, Stephanie Schriock, president of the group, said the nation is ready for a female president and is hopeful Mrs. Clinton will take another stab at the Oval Office.
  • New bill requires gold and silver registration (Illinois)

    04/12/2013 8:14:55 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 22 replies
    wnd ^ | 4/12 | wnd
    The slippery slope to confiscation has begun. Gold and silver buyers could soon have to register with the state of Illinois. Rick Santelli provides an update on legislation that requires every gold and silver transaction to be registered with the State. Here are the basics. The bill, officially called SB-3341, was introduced in 2012, immediately passed the Illinois Senate and is now awaiting action by the House.
  • Lets Give Up on the Constitution

    12/31/2012 11:25:05 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 46 replies
    The New York Slimes ^ | December 31, 2012 | LOUIS MICHAEL SEIDMAN
    AS the nation teeters at the edge of fiscal chaos, observers are reaching the conclusion that the American system of government is broken. But almost no one blames the culprit: our insistence on obedience to the Constitution, with all its archaic, idiosyncratic and downright evil provisions. Consider, for example, the assertion by the Senate minority leader last week that the House could not take up a plan by Senate Democrats to extend tax cuts on households making $250,000 or less because the Constitution requires that revenue measures originate in the lower chamber. Why should anyone care? Why should a lame-duck...
  • Washington Post Column: To solve our debt problems, lets sell Alaska

    12/15/2012 10:38:30 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 87 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 12/15/2012 | Steven Mufson
    Steven Mufson is a Washington Post reporter covering energy and other financial news. He has enjoyed visiting Alaska without needing his passport. ___________________ The prospect of once again hitting the federal debt ceiling has provoked the ritual round of hand-wringing about the intractable nature of this $16 trillion conundrum. But there is a simple, elegant option that involves no tax increases, no spending cuts and just a bit of imagination. Sell Alaska. hats right. Put the entire state from Juneau to Deadhorse, from the Bering Strait to the Beaufort Sea on the auction block. Absurd? No more absurd...
  • White House Changed CIA Talking Points (The Truth Comes Out

    11/19/2012 9:08:11 AM PST · by Kaslin · 97 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | November 19, 2012 | Bill Gertz
    “The intelligence community had it right, and they had it right early,” said chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Rep. Mike Rogers (R., Mich.). The CIA “talking points” on Benghazi initially identified the attackers as al Qaeda or al Qaeda-linked terrorists but senior administration officials removed the reference, Rogers said on NBC’s Meet the Press.Meanwhile, White House deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes told reporters traveling with the president on Saturday that the White House made only minor changes in the first comments by a White House official on the Benghazi security scandal.“We were provided with points...