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  • White House: DOJ investigating US airstrike on Afghan hospital

    10/06/2015 10:54:01 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 25 replies ^ | October 6, 2015 | Foxnews.Com
    The White House announced Tuesday that the Justice Department is investigating the U.S. airstrike on an Afghanistan hospital where aid workers were operating, as the top U.S. commander in the country said the strike was an accident.
  • One Fact Everyone Has Forgotten About Ted Cruz Might Be His Key To The White House

    10/03/2015 9:46:49 AM PDT · by Isara · 35 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | October 1, 2015 | Randy DeSoto
    Almost all of Cruz’s initiatives received unanimous support. Many may not realize that before Ted Cruz was a U.S. Senator he had a lengthy career in various positions, one of which makes him particularly well suited to roll back the explosion of regulations under the Obama administration. Following Cruz’s graduation from Harvard Law School in 1995, stints as a clerk for Chief Justice William Rehnquist and in the practice of private law, the Texan ultimately ended up serving in George W. Bush administration in the early part of the last decade. PJ Media reports that Cruz, as director Federal Trade...
  • Out of Respect for POTUS Obama, I suggest Free Republic refer to White House as the Rainbow House

    09/28/2015 9:32:35 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 30 replies
    September 28, 2015 | Vanity
    As of today, I move that on Free Republic, the politically correct name for POTUS's domicile in Sodom on the Potomac is no longer to be called The White House. It is henceforth, for the remainder of the present administration, to be known on Free Republic as The Rainbow House. Any Freeper calling it by it's previous "white privilege" name is probably a racist, sexist, bigot, homophobe hater (and probably a Christian, too.) </sarc> (Did I mention intolerant?) Do I have a second? BTW, I hope everyone is in a good mood today!
  • Whistleblowers claim Obama White House uses ‘doctored’ intel reports

    09/27/2015 5:11:02 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/27/15 | Jim Kouri
    Some of those career intelligence operatives who complained were bullied and forced to take early retirement, or the younger analysts just quit Some of the U.S. intelligence community’s top analysts reportedly informed the Pentagon watchdog that their reports have been systematically edited to backup President Barack Obama’s—and his national security team’s—assertions that the war on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) as more successful than it actually is, according to news reports from outlets such as The Hill. This revelation is being touted as the very first time that so many intelligence analysts have complained to the Pentagon’s...
  • White House says State Dept still considering Keystone pipeline (after Hillary says 'no way')

    09/23/2015 3:35:14 PM PDT · by Libloather · 6 replies
    Reuters ^ | 9/23/14
    Following remarks by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton that she disapproves of the Keystone XL pipeline project, the White House said on Wednesday that the State Department continues to consider the project.
  • LEAKED: First Draft of White House Itinerary for Pope Francis’ Visit

    09/23/2015 7:32:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | September 23, 2015 | Bob Barr
    Editor's Note: The following column is satire.EXCLUSIVE: Through an anonymous but well-placed source deep within the White House, we received a leaked copy of a preliminary draft of Pope Francis’ Wednesday and Thursday itinerary for his historic visit to Washington D.C., prepared by President Obama’s crack political advisers. Wednesday – September 23rd 9:15 AM – White House Welcome Ceremony and Private Meeting With Obama. The Pope’s first official stop in Washington, D.C. is the White House for a welcoming ceremony featuring a special performance by America’s self-proclaimed deity, Kanye West. In keeping with the Obama Administration’s reputation for presenting thoughtful...
  • A Muslim in the White House?

    09/22/2015 6:18:47 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/22/15 | Klaus Rohrich
    Given that Islam is a religion advocating 12th century values, it puts itself squarely at odds with the Constitution. And that’s where the real concern about Muslims in the White House is rooted It’s interesting how a theoretical question set off an avalanche of weaseldom from all the usual suspects, as well as a welcome display of principled philosophy on the part of two GOP presidential hopefuls. The first arose with Donald Trump, following his failure to correct a questioner at a town hall meeting who referred to Barack Obama as both non-American as well as Muslim. Trump maintained that...
  • Franklin Graham Condemns Obama's Guest List for Papal Welcome as 'Sinful'

    09/21/2015 3:14:09 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/21/2015 | Anugrah Kumar
    Evangelist Franklin Graham has called President Obama's guest list for Pope Francis' welcome this week "disgraceful and obviously inappropriate," even as the Vatican has reportedly objected to the White House's invitation to transgender activists, an openly gay bishop and supporters of abortion and euthanasia. The guest list for a planned event at the White House's South Lawn to welcome the pope on his first full day in the U.S. on Wednesday includes Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of Network, a "Catholic social justice lobby" which allegedly supports abortion and euthanasia; Bishop Gene Robinson, former Episcopal bishop of New Hampshire who...
  • Kids with cancer and their parents ejected from park near White House

    09/21/2015 9:56:35 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 12 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | September 21, 2015 | Fredrick Kunkle
    The U.S. Secret Service ordered hundreds of parents and their cancer-stricken children out of Lafayette Square on Saturday night, barricading the park for at least two hours and disrupting the group’s plans for a candlelight vigil to raise awareness of and research funding for childhood cancer, participants said. Some of the parents and children expressed hurt and disappointment that the Secret Service and Park Police, citing security precautions, virtually shut down part of a two-day event called CureFest for Childhood Cancer.
  • Obama Decree Unleashes “Behavioral Science” Squad to “Nudge” You

    09/19/2015 4:16:00 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 74 replies
    The New American ^ | September 18, 2015 | Alex Newman
    Prepare to be “nudged” by Obama's new “behavioral science” squads — for your own good, of course. Under the guise of better “serving” the American people through government, Obama signed an executive order this week calling for federal agencies and departments to deploy emerging “behavioral science” techniques against the public.Among other goals, the expansion of federal mind manipulation is supposed to help more Americans access government welfare programs, take their “recommended” vaccines, supply more information about themselves to the federal government, and accelerate the transition toward what Obama called “a low-carbon economy.” The controversial decree, signed on September 15, explicitly...
  • Vatican angered at White House guest list for pope's reception

    09/19/2015 9:33:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 103 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/19/2015 | Rick Moran
    A few days ago, I wrote about some of the guests who had been invited to the White House reception in honor of Pope Francis. President Obama and Pope Francis may be sympatico on climate change, capitalism, and other far-left issues, but when it comes to the teachings of the Catholic Church, they don't agree on much. The president will put this to the test, because he has invited a pro-abortion nun, a gay bishop, and a transgender female to the White House to meet the pontiff. Pope Francis has shown himself to be tolerant, but isn't this a...

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    Crosswalk ^ | 6.21.2004 | McCullough/Pentagon
    LONDON (from compiled intelligence briefs) - Al-Qaida had extensive contacts with Iran's Ministry of Intelligence and Security, as well as with an elite military unit which helped the terrorists train and plot attacks against Americans, according to a former intelligence officer who recently fled Iran. Hamid Reza Zakeri, a former inspector and director of Iran's Revolutionary Guards and Ministry of Intelligence, or MOIS, member said models of the World Trade Center, the White House, Pentagon and other United States government buildings "were in our headquarters." In an explosive interview with a London-based Arabic newspaper last week, Zakeri stated that...

    09/18/2015 1:31:51 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 46 replies ^ | September 18, 2015 | Pam Key
    Friday at the White House press briefing, when press secretary Josh Earnest was asked about the controversy over Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump ignoring a town hall audience member suggesting President Barack Obama is Muslim, he used the opportunity to say he was not surprised, because “offensive views” are the “priorities of today’s Republican party.”
  • BlackLivesMatter Goes to the White House

    09/18/2015 7:56:30 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/18/15 | Matthew Vadum
    Obama rolls out the red carpet for a racist, pro-cop-killing movement The Obama White House rolled out the red carpet this week for leaders of the racist revolutionary Black Lives Matter movement, providing yet more confirmation that the Obama administration supports its members’ increasingly violent activism. News of the meeting comes after a Southern police chief was given the boot for posting a note critical of Black Lives Matter and of President Obama’s incessant race-baiting. Black Lives Matter is animated not only by anti-white racism but by a hatred of normal American values, including law and order. Its members denounce...
  • White House On Security Lockdown, Obama Not On Grounds

    09/16/2015 12:29:03 PM PDT · by Fennie · 81 replies
    Reuters ^ | September 16, 2015
    The White House was placed on lockdown on Wednesday afternoon shortly after President Barack Obama left the grounds. Reuters witnesses said. No reason for the lockdown was immediately given.
  • Obama’s Benghazi Investigator: An Iran Sympathizer

    10/24/2012 1:53:41 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 28 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | October 24, 2012 | Matthew Vadum
    The freshly appointed chairman of a federal investigation into the Benghazi massacre is an apologist for Islamic terrorism who has a cozy relationship with Iran, the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism. And to add insult to injury, at press time Tuesday evening the chairman of this new State Department panel, former Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering, was poised to participate in a panel discussion at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., on “what role the faith community can play in fighting Islamophobia.” The news comes on the heels of a new report by the Investigative Project on Terrorism that found...
  • Hillary Clinton: prison cell, not Oval Office

    09/03/2015 9:34:49 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 22 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/03/15 | David Hunter
    Delusional, morally bankrupt, self-obsessed Hillary Clinton—a metaphorical modern day power-obsessed Lady Macbeth Delusional, morally bankrupt, self-obsessed Hillary Clinton—a metaphorical modern day power-obsessed Lady Macbeth (with the same self-destructive [political] behavior) is the poster child of the dictionary definition of treason: a violation of allegiance to one’s sovereign or to one’s state and the betrayal of a trust or confidence; breach of faith; treachery. (Indeed, staffers should have known something was amiss when the Clinton’s movers snatched everything not nailed down when the Clintons left the White House—the people’s house—the first time.) Yes, people of Hillary’s ilk live by a single...
  • Conservative Purists Could Cost the GOP the White House in 2016

    09/01/2015 6:17:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 82 replies
    National Review ^ | 09/01/2015 | Bernard Goldberg
    In the late 1970s, TV Guide ran a poll to find out which sportscaster fans liked the most and which one they disliked the most. Howard Cosell finished first in both categories. Which brings us to Donald Trump, another loud, over-the-top, brash personality. According to the latest Quinnipiac University national poll, when Republicans were asked who they would vote for if the primary for president were held today, Trump finished first. When asked who they definitely would not support for the nomination, the very same Donald Trump finished first again. Being a polarizing figure didn’t hurt Howard Cosell. Even...
  • IRS ordered to turn over any docs showing White House request for taxpayer info

    08/29/2015 7:26:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/28/2015 | Rick Moran
    A federal judge ordered the IRS to turn over any documents that indicated White House requests for private taxpayer information. Judge Amy Berman Jackson issued the order, eliminating the IRS argument that they couldn't comply because taxpayer information is private. Washington Times: “This court questions whether section 6103 should or would shield records that indicate confidential taxpayer information was misused, or that government officials made improper attempts to access that information,” the judge wrote in denying the IRS’s request to close out the case. The ruling marks yet another federal judge who has ordered the Obama administration to be more...
  • IRS must say if White House sought taxpayers’ information: Judge

    08/28/2015 12:25:57 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 30 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,...
  • WH Spox: Virginia Shooting Shows Need For "Common Sense" Gun Control

    08/26/2015 12:27:15 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 59 replies ^ | August 26, 2015 | Pam Key
    Wednesday at the White House briefing press secretary Josh Ea rnest used the tragic live broadcasted murders of 24-year-old reporter Alison Parker and cameraman 27 year-old Adam Ward by a disgruntled former news reporter identified as Vester Lee Flanigan to call for “common sense” gun control.
  • Fournier: Hillary Might Pay Big Price 'Criminally'

    08/19/2015 5:44:55 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 24 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    If she were anyone but a Clinton, would Hillary's campaign not be kaput? Imagine: you're a big Dem donor, elected official in an early primary state or grassroots organizer trying to decide whose bandwagon to jump on. You turn on Morning Joe today, and there's Ron Fournier, MSM member-in-good-standing and someone who's said he's voted for Clintons more than anyone in DC, saying about the email scandal that Hillary "might pay a big price criminally." Schnikes! Where did you say Bernie Sanders is appearing next? As bad as Fournier's statement was for Hillary's fortunes, something Joe Scarborough said might be...
  • 15,000 government emails revealed in Ashley Madison leak

    08/19/2015 9:00:06 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 53 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/19/2015 | Cory Bennett
    Thousands of clients using the affair-oriented Ashley Madison website listed email addresses registered to the White House, top federal agencies and military branches, a data dump by hackers revealed. The detailed data, released Tuesday, will likely put Washington, D.C., on edge. The nation’s capital reportedly has the highest rate of membership for the site of any city. Indeed, more than 15,000 of the email addresses used to register accounts were hosted on government and military servers. Buried in the list are emails that could be tied to multiple administration agencies, including the State Department and Department of Homeland Security, as...
  • Obama administration emails found in Ashley Madison data dump

    08/19/2015 9:33:32 AM PDT · by PROCON · 55 replies ^ | Aug. 19, 2015 | Pete Kasperowicz
    Hundreds of email addresses from the Obama White House and key federal agencies have been uncovered in a leaked list of clients who use Ashley Madison, the website that encourages people to sign up for a chance to cheat on their spouse. Hackers broke into the cheating website, and late Tuesday, reported that information on 32 million users was posted on a "dark" website used by well-known hackers. The data includes much of the personal information of the alleged users, and one link made available breaks the data down into how many clients come from various government websites. According...
  • First Openly Transgender Official Hired at White House

    08/18/2015 8:50:02 AM PDT · by PROCON · 92 replies
    AP ^ | Aug. 18, 2015
    The White House has hired its first openly transgender staff member. The White House announced Raffi Freedman-Gurspan's appointment on Tuesday. Freedman-Gurspan is an outreach and recruitment director for presidential personnel in the Office of Personnel. Transgender advocates say she is the first openly transgender official to serve in the White House.
  • White House suggests welching on promise not to bring Gitmo detainees to Illinois prison

    08/11/2015 6:21:16 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/11/15 | Dan Calabrese
    Then quickly backs down when called on it. One of the worst promises Barack Obama ever made - and that’s saying something - continues to vex him and his administration because of the political and logistical nightmares involved with carrying it out. Thank God for small favors. So despite an executive order he signed on the first day of his presidency, the terrorist prison at Guantanamo Bay remains in operation, and the administration continues to stumble in its pursuit of a way to close it down. Let’s just say this up front: Guantanamo should never close. The establishment of the...
  • Obama aide banned from the White House after she 'shoots at her cop boyfriend with his own gun

    08/11/2015 1:13:13 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 33 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | August 11, 2015 | Myriah Towner
    Obama aide banned from the White House after she 'shoots at her cop boyfriend with his own gun in argument over affair' A White House staffer was arrested and placed on unpaid leave after allegedly grabbing her boyfriend's gun and shooting at him during a tense argument, police said Monday. Barvetta Singletary, 37 - a special assistant to the President and the House legislative affairs liaison - was arrested on Friday after the alleged incident. She reportedly confronted her boyfriend, a Capitol Hill police officer, about another woman he was seeing before grabbing his two cellphones and his .40 caliber...
  • Tapper grills Earnest: Seriously? No one at the WH has seen the Planned Parenthood vids?

    08/05/2015 9:02:22 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/05/15 | Robert Laurie
    'Heard about it from the news reports' If you’re even a casual observer of current events, you’ve probably seen the gruesome Planned Parenthood videos. If you’re a reporter, blogger, commentator, or just a regular person who follows politics, you’ve definitely seen them. Given that fact, its a safe bet that someone whose day-to-day life is 100% tied to the 24 hour news cycle has seen them. Let’s face it, if everything you do is about handling various sectors of the news media, you have to know what you’re talking about, right? Apparently, no, that’s not right. When CNN’s Jake Tapper...
  • Free Republic STRAW POLL (August 2015 Edition)

    08/03/2015 1:16:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 143 replies
    FreeRepublic | August 3, 2015 | 2ndDivisionVet
    If you had to vote in your state primary/caucus today, knowing what you know now about the various declared and probable candidates, who would you vote for? Why? Who would you like to see as the running mate for your preferred candidate? If you could help staff your candidates cabinet and other top appointments, who would you choose? If you could recommend different congressional leaders than we have now, who would they be? And who would you like to see on the Supreme Court and why? And finally, feel free to donate to Free Republic.
  • Obama: No Challenge Poses A Greater Threat To Our Future Than Climate Change

    08/03/2015 11:51:12 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 45 replies ^ | August 3, 2015 | Pam Key
    Monday from the White House while announcing his Clean Power Plan, President Batack Obama said, “I am convinced that no challenge poses a greater threat to our future, to future generations, than a changing climate, and that is what brings us here today.”
  • Where Will Hillary! Be in 2017 — the White House or the Big House?

    08/03/2015 7:51:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 08/03/2015 | Michael Walsh
    Hillary Clinton says she’s running for president, but at this point in the inexorably unfolding Clinton Scandals, it may be all she can do to stay out of jail: With U.S. intelligence officials scrambling to contain damage from potentially hundreds of spy agency secrets in Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private emails, questions are mounting over why the Justice Department has not yet opened a criminal investigation against the Democratic presidential front-runner for mishandling a mountain of classified information.While some secrecy experts believe Mrs. Clinton will be able to build a strong case that material on her server was not classified...
  • Honor our service members who used their personal firearms to fight back against terrorist attacker

    08/03/2015 7:33:49 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 6 replies
    War on Guns ^ | August 03, 2015 | David Codrea
    I did.MORE But I don't want to be on any lists! You think owning a gun and frequenting sites like this one hasn't already put you on several? But I don't want to get junk email! Assuming you as a citizen truly don't want to be informed by the White House of what they're up to, just "unsubscribe" if it bugs you. But this will just create another class of "Only Ones"! Not really, when you consider, because of their employment, the service members' rights have been diminished below those of the citizenry. But this won't do any good! If...
  • Planned Parenthood President Visited WH 39 Times Since Obama Took Office

    07/31/2015 5:08:58 PM PDT · by jonatron · 21 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 7/31/2015 | Joe Schoffstall
    On Thursday, the White House came to the defense of Planned Parenthood calling the stream of damning videos against the organization “fraudulent.” The talking points used by the White House came straight from Planned Parenthood itself. Now, according to the visitor log, it was discovered that the president of Planned Parenthood has made 39 visits to the Obama White House since he’s taken office. Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards made her first trip to the White House on Obama’s first day in office. Since then, she has met with numerous other former and current White House advisers, such as Obama’s...
  • Jon Karl Grills White House Over Planned Parenthood Videos

    07/31/2015 5:29:47 PM PDT · by absentee · 2 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 7/31/2015 | Caleb Howe
    Josh Earnest continues to make it clear this week that not only has he not watched the undercover videos of Planned Parenthood, but that in fact he is taking Planned Parenthood's word for it that they reveal noting and are simply fraudulent. In the Digitas video above, you can see clips from both Friday's and Thursdays briefings where Earnest plainly admits the White House is using the organization's talking points. Apparently the alleged criminal sale of baby body parts does not rise to the level of "merits our attention" at Obama's White House. That wasn't the only thing that...
  • White House Admits To ‘Merely Repeating’ Planned Parenthood Talking Points

    07/30/2015 5:38:34 PM PDT · by ocr1 · 15 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | July 30, 2015 | Daniel Bassali
    White House spokesman Josh Earnest conceded on Thursday to “merely repeating” what Planned Parenthood has released in response to a series of videos of the organization’s executives discussing the sale of aborted fetal tissue.“I’m merely repeating what I’ve seen that they [Planned Parenthood] have said,” Earnest said, catching himself mid-sentence.Earnest accidentally confirmed Breitbart reporter Charlie Spiering’s assertion the White House was adopting Planned Parenthood’s talking points without reviewing the evidence.Earnest said he suspected someone in the White House had watched the undercover Planned Parenthood footage, but said he is unsure if the president has seen any of the videos released...
  • Words we Cannot say in the White House—On Immigration and Terrorists

    07/30/2015 9:50:11 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/30/15 | Kevin Stoos
    "And Don't Use the T-Word!" Hugh Betcha Interviews Obama—Satire— —There Are No Illegals or Terrorists in America, says the President In an effort to justify his refusal to protect the southern border of the United States from the torrent of illegal immigrants, drugs, and the spread of violence that has cost the lives of United States citizens such as Kate Steinle, as well as terrorist attacks on military personnel that resulted in the tragic death of five young Marines in a country they (ironically) served to protect, President Obama summoned “The Most Trusted Name in the News 2015,” CFP’s own...
  • Obama orders flags lowered to honor Tennessee victims, after criticism

    07/21/2015 10:06:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 76 replies
    Fox ^ | July 21, 2015
    resident Obama has ordered that flags be lowered to half-staff at the White House and federal buildings across the country to honor the victims of last week's shooting rampage in Chattanooga, Tenn., after facing pressure from lawmakers and others. In a proclamation issued early Tuesday afternoon, Obama said of the Chattanooga victims, "We honor their service. We offer our gratitude to the police officers and first responders who stopped the rampage and saved lives. We draw strength from yet another American community that has come together with an unmistakable message to those who would try and do us harm: We...
  • Obama orders flags to half staff at White House for Chattanooga victims

    07/21/2015 9:53:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 74 replies ^ | July 21, 2015 | Jim Acosta
    To honor service members killed in Chattanooga, President Obama orders flags be flown at half-staff at White House and other federal sites until sunset July 25. (CNN)The White House and U.S. Capitol both lowered flags to half staff by Tuesday afternoon, after they were out of sync Tuesday in their tributes to the five U.S. service members who were slain by a gunman in Chattanooga last week. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky announced Tuesday that flags at the Capitol would be lowered to half-staff in honor of the victims. "Out of respect for...
  • Fox is reporting that BO is finally going to lower the flags for men killed by Muslim

    07/21/2015 9:34:27 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 86 replies
    FOX ^ | 7/21/15
    Breaking on FOX. Obama is told by his handlers to do the right thing.
  • No explanation by Obama on flags not lowered to half-staff for Chattanooga shootings

    07/21/2015 8:45:26 AM PDT · by pabianice · 42 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | 7/21/15 | Tritten
    WASHINGTON — The White House provided no explanation Monday amid questions over why the president had not ordered flags across the nation to half-staff in the wake of a Chattanooga, Tenn., shooting that killed five servicemembers. Spokesman Josh Earnest said President Barack Obama offered condolences last week and may speak to veterans at VFW conference Tuesday about the shooting, but he had no further comment. Obama has issued presidential proclamations that lowered flags at federal facilities and military bases after many mass shootings, including attacks at the Washington Navy Yard, Fort Hood in Texas, and Sandy Hook elementary in Connecticut....
  • Terrorist mollycoddled but no flags lowered to half-staff

    07/21/2015 7:31:55 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/21/15 | Judi McLeod
    Chattanooga aftermath: Why do major television networks continue to get away with mollycoddling murdering radical terrorists in the very wake of their evil carnage? Within four days of the attack that claimed the lives of four US Marines and a Navy sailors slaughtered in the Chattanooga shooting spree, ABC is portraying poor Mohammod Abdulazeez—not as a radical Islamic terrorist—but as a “disturbed, suicidal young man using drugs, preparing for bankruptcy and facing an appearance in criminal court”. While their loved ones are in tearful mourning, the mainstream media’s crying killer Abdulazeez a river and getting über maudlin with the violins....
  • Obama is Not in Mourning for Our Dead Marines and Sailor

    07/19/2015 4:44:24 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 29 replies ^ | July 19, 2015 | Donald R. May
    Obama is Not in Mourning for Our Dead Marines and Sailor Submitted by Donald R. May on July 19, 2015 - 1:55am Barack Hussein Obama does not seem to be in mourning for the four Marines and one Sailor killed in Chattanooga by the Islamic Terrorist. Many flags across our nation are flying at half-staff, but not by order of President Obama. He did not order flags at the White House and other federal buildings to be flown at half-staff. Obama did make the effort to light the White House in rainbow colors to celebrate the recent Supreme Court ruling...
  • President Obama Hosts a Ramadan Iftar Dinner at the White House

    07/17/2015 11:14:29 AM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 54 replies ^ | June 23, 2015 | Jenna Brayton
    President Barack Obama hosts an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan in the East Room of the White House, June 22, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) The Iftar is the evening meal after sunset that concludes the daily fasting during the month of Ramadan. Observers around the world gather with families, loved ones, and communities to break their fast together. For observers, the Iftar dinner and Ramadan are a time to reflect on humanity and to reaffirm commitments to helping the less fortunate. This year, Ramadan, which follows the lunar calendar, is taking place during the longest days of...
  • Scott Walker: Meet The Conservative "Everyman"

    07/14/2015 4:13:41 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 28 replies ^ | July 14, 2015 | Breitbart News
    Harley-Davidson-riding, union busting, tax-cutting, budget-balancing, Christian conservative Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announced on Monday he is running for president in an increasingly crowded Republican field.
  • Video: White House Blames Republicans for Immigration Failure that Led to Murder of SF Woman

    07/07/2015 10:38:37 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 07/07/2015 | Debra Heine
    White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest suggested Republicans are to blame for the heinous murder of a woman in San Francisco last week. Francisco Sanchez, an illegal immigrant who has been deported five times, was charged with the random shooting of Kathryn Steinle.Confronted with this heart-rending immigration-policy failure, Earnest attempted to shift blame onto Republicans, insisting that because of their opposition to comprehensive immigration reform, the administration has not been able to increase funding for border security.“I can say as a general matter, that as a part of the executive actions that the president announced back in November of...
  • Clandestine Gay Marriage Performed in White House Against Obama's Wishes

    07/07/2015 9:47:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 07/07/2015 | BY RAY NOTHSTINE
    Jon Lovett, a former White House speech writer to President Barack Obama, claimed at last week's Aspen Ideas Festival that he performed a secret same-sex wedding at the White House. Lovett believes Obama had no knowledge of the secret and rushed same-sex ceremony and believes his then boss would not have approved of the event. While the recording of Lovett's talk is not yet available, Mike Allen of Politico reported Lovett's comments which took place during "The Moth Radio Hour" podcast at the Aspen Ideas Festival. Lovett claims it was the first same-sex marriage at the White House. "Steve and...
  • Secret White House Gay Wedding Revealed

    07/05/2015 10:54:59 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5 Jul 2015 | Charlie Spiering
    Before the White House was bathed in rainbow light to celebrate the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize gay marriage nationwide, a secret gay wedding was conducted in the building by former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett. Lovett, who worked for Obama during his first term, reveals that he used his White House privileges to sneak in a pair of gay men under the guise of giving them a tour, then performed a wedding ceremony in the Rose Garden without the knowledge of the president. “We were very nervous. They were nervous because they were getting married. I was nervous because I...
  • Obama speechwriter reveals secret same-sex marriage at White House

    07/04/2015 12:51:58 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 24 replies
    During a special presentation of the popular live storytelling podcast “The Moth Radio Hour” at this year’s Aspen Ideas festival, former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett shared a story about how, years before gay marriage would become legal nationwide, he secretly performed a same-sex marriage at the White House. “I went into politics for the reasons most people do: ambition, self-righteousness, and a desire to help others,” Lovett said, according to a writeup in Saturday’s Playbook. If you’ve spent any time in Washington, you know that the desire to help others is optional, and for members of Congress, it’s frowned upon.”
  • The Night the White House Celebrates Iranian Nuke Deal (ray76)

    06/30/2015 12:47:16 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 3 replies
    Jun 30, 2015 | ray76
    The Night the White House Celebrates Iranian Nuke Deal
  • 'Trans and queer' illegals hold 'die-in' at White House

    06/30/2015 12:25:05 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 21 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 30, 2015 | Paul Bedard
    Undocumented "trans and queer leaders" held a "die-in" by the White House Tuesday to demand an end in detention of lesbian, gay, bisxexual, transgendered and queer illegal immigrants. [Snip] The group said in a release that "Advocates will descend on the White House to cap off Pride month, protesting President Obama's policy of detaining lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer immigrants where they face well documented abuses at rates many times those of the general population."