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With Islamic State, 9/11 anniversary,
Obama’s incompetence is truly dangerous

Has Obama truly checked out? Gone walk about?
Thrown in the towel? Where does that leave us?
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The president who is uninterested in other people
He doesn't like you. He really doesn't like you.
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The top 5 most disastrous campaigns of 2014 — so far
These five could change the country.
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Hill intelligence leaders urge Obama to form
ISIS strategy ahead of NATO summit

He won't dance, don't ask him.
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US Denies Reports Libyan Embassy 'Ransacked'
All our evacuated staff knows is that the bad guys
swam in an algae filled pool.
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Obama invokes success of Bush-Cheney Security
Policy as Grounds for His Complacency

This is always, always a way to blame Bush.
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Benghazi coming back with a vengeance in September
Duck, Hillary: Full court press on what really happened.
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Suspect in apartment rape is on
probation for a similar attack
WREG-TV [Memphis, TN], by George Brown and Melissa Moon    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 9/1/2014 10:47:18 PM     Post Reply
Memphis, Tenn. — A man accused of raping a woman in her apartment is now in police custody. Donald Gwin was already on probation for another sex crime when this latest attack happened Thursday morning. Police say Gwin was wearing a GPS tracker at the time a woman was attacked at the Country Squire Apartments. (Snip) WREG-TV learned Gwin pleaded guilty in May to sexual battery charges related to a 2012 incident, when another woman said he raped her at knife-point. Gwin was given a two-year suspended sentence, put on probation for two years and added to the sex offender

Business is booming for
gun-friendly companies
Washington Times, by Kelly Riddell    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 9/1/2014 10:42:19 PM     Post Reply
The owners of TBonz Steakhouse in Augusta, Georgia, decided to be proactive when Republican Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law one of the most comprehensive pro-gun bills in the country this April, which allowed firearms into the state’s bars and restaurants. The eatery hung up a “No Guns” sign on its front door. Its customer backlash was so harsh and quick that the steakhouse immediately took down the sign and then posted a mea culpa on its Facebook page. “The sign that was put up regarding firearms has been removed,” TBonz said in its Facebook posting this May. “It was

Pakistan’s Sharif clings to power
as protesters step up assault
Washington Post, by Shaiq Hussain and Tim Craig    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 9/1/2014 10:37:17 PM     Post Reply
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was clinging to power Monday as protesters stepped up their assault on government buildings while the capital was gripped with fear and confusion about whether the country’s powerful military will step in to defuse the tension. As the demonstrations calling for the prime minister’s resignation enter their third week, Sharif is trying to navigate Pakistan’s worst political crisis in more than a decade. With the violence increasing, what started as a routine demonstration has morphed into concerns that the government of a nuclear-armed country could collapse. Former cricket star Imran Khan and Tahirul

  


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“Theirs not to reason why …”
PJ Media, by Richard Fernandez    Original Article
Posted By: Hazymac- 9/1/2014 10:28:34 PM     Post Reply
The escape of the Filipino UN contingent from the clutches of the al-Nusra has a tragic-comic postscript. The Associated Press reports: ”The Philippine military said Monday that a UN peacekeeping commander in the Golan Heights should be investigated for allegedly asking Filipino troops to surrender to Syrian rebels who had attacked and surrounded their camp.” (Snip) The Fijians are now in a tight spot. I wrote yesterday, it is in Nusra’s interest to let the Fijians go. If they want to incentivize surrender they must make it safe. Lately the al-Qaeda affiliates have reversed the usual payoffs. It is surrender

Economy no savior for Dems
The Hill (Washington DC), by Peter Schroeder & Vicki Needham -    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/1/2014 10:20:49 PM     Post Reply
Democrats are running out of time for an economic savior. They have long predicted that an economic turnaround would be the elixir that helps them retain control of the Senate in November. But with just a handful of big economic reports left before Election Day, the economic picture is largely in place. And while the outlook is bright, voters continue to hold a dim view of their own financial prospects. “There are still a lot of families playing catch-up,” said Jared Bernstein at the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities. “It’s got to be awfully hard for the typical voter

Obama warned Isis terrorists ´will
target US cities and kill with abandon´
Independent [UK], by Stuart Henderson    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 9/1/2014 9:26:46 PM     Post Reply
President Obama needs to take action to stop Islamic State (Isis) militants from targeting cities in America and Western Europe, two senators have warned. Without offering specifics on any threats or suggestions on how to confront them, the leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives intelligence committees urged the White House to work to prevent the Islamic State extremists from launching attacks on US soil. The bipartisan pair shared a dire warning against Isis, which now has control of vast swathes of Syria and Iraq, has killed civilians from that region and beheaded American journalist James Foley. “This is

San Diego Republican wages
long-shot run for Congress
Los Angeles Times, by Tony Perry    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/1/2014 9:21:34 PM     Post Reply
As a candidate in the 51st Congressional District, Stephen Meade´s politics are a problem. He´s a conservative Republican in a district where voter registration is more than 2-to-1 Democratic. The district is 70% Latino, but Meade does not speak Spanish. He has no money to campaign. And his opponent, Democratic Rep. Juan Vargas, has the power of incumbency. There´s another thing that may make things difficult for the 88-year-old political novice: He wears women´s clothing. "I´m straight, but I just have this thing about loving ladies´ clothes," Meade said. Marilyn, 82, his wife of 40-plus years, is fine

  


  

Why Won´t Endangered
Democrat Senate Candidates
Repudiate Their Todd Akin?
Townhall, by Kurt Schlicter    Original Article
Posted By: MDMuskrat- 9/1/2014 9:14:34 PM     Post Reply
There are a whole bunch of Democrats running for Senate this year, though in this case “running” seems to mean running as far away as possible from failed liberal messiah Barack Obama. You’d practically think they were Tea Partiers by the way they publicly espouse conservative principles like support for the family, protection from crime, and respect for religion. But they can´t run away from their duty to repudiate the single most offensive, anti-woman, anti-family, anti-Christian candidate running under their Democrat Party’s banner. Meet Democrat Amanda Curtis. (snip) Now Democrat Amanda Curtis is running as a

U.S. forces carry out operation
against al-Shabaab in Somalia
Reuters, by Ian Simpson    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/1/2014 9:08:39 PM     Post Reply
Washington - U.S. military forces carried out an operation on Monday against al Shabaab militants in Somalia, a U.S. Department of Defense spokesman said. "We are assessing the results of the operation and will provide additional information as and when appropriate," Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said in a statement. No further details about the operation in the African country were immediately available. Al Shabaab is an Islamist group affiliated with al Qaeda that wants to impose its own strict version of Islam in Somalia. It ruled most of the southern region of Somalia from 2006 until 2011,

Big Labor: Eat only ´union-made´
for Labor Day BBQ
Washington Examiner (DC), by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/1/2014 9:08:35 PM     Post Reply
Labor Day is no time for a non-union barbecue, says the nation’s labor movement. To help the shoppers, Big Labor has issued a list of union-made food and drinks that should be served at the backyard feast today. “Labor Day is the unofficial end of the summer holiday season. While the day honors the hardworking men and women who make this nation go and grow, the weekend also gives us a chance for one more big backyard barbecue blowout. Here’s some union-made food and drink to get your barbecue off to a great start,” said the AFL-CIO. They forwarded the list

Labor Day means yard work
after tornado lands in Worcester
Telegram & Gazette (Worcester MA), by Scott J. Croteau    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/1/2014 9:02:43 PM     Post Reply
WORCESTER—Rick Class was having a nice sushi dinner on Shrewsbury Street Sunday night when the tornado warning came over his phone. The warning was quickly dismissed, he said. "I paid no mind to it. We get these warnings all the time," he said. "Who is going to think about a tornado in Worcester other than decades ago?" But when Mr. Class, 43, and his girlfriend came home to their 21 Granite St. apartment they saw a huge tree down in their yard. The tree was nestled against his other baby, a green Jeep Wrangler. "I thought it just missed it," he

  


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Federal contractors used as testing
ground for Obama social agenda
Washington Times, by Jacqueline Klimas & Stephen Dinan    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/1/2014 8:59:14 PM     Post Reply
President Obama is increasingly using federal contractors as testing grounds for his social agenda, including a higher minimum wage and expanded gay rights. But contractors warn about an eventual tipping point when rules become too costly or difficult. Driving bidders out of the marketplace, they say, will lead to fewer choices and higher costs for the government. (Snip) “Contractors are being unfairly picked on because at this point the administration is having difficulty getting things through Congress.” Many of the rules are still in their infancy. Mr. Obama has announced broad outlines, but his administration is still writing the details.

Smackdown! De Blasio Family
Parades Famous Dance Move
NBC News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 9/1/2014 8:02:34 PM     Post Reply
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, his children, Dante and Chiara and wife, Chirlane McCray, do the "Smackdown" dance move as they march in the West Indian Day Parade on Monday in Brooklyn, N.Y. The family first introduced the move after de Blasio won the Democratic primary for NYC mayor last November.

´You are not up to this job´: Parents
of SEAL Team Six soldier killed in action
call for President Obama´s resignation
Daily Mail (UK), by Ashley Collman    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 9/1/2014 7:52:46 PM     Post Reply
One couple knows all too well the pain suffered by the parents of James Foley, the American journalist executed last month by the Islamic State. Billy and Karen Vaughn also lost their only-son Aaron Carson Vaughn in 2011, when the SEAL Team Six soldier´s Chinook helicopter was shown down over Afghanistan. Now the couple are calling on President Barack Obama to step down, citing his reaction to the Foley video and ´lack of leadership´ in confronting ISIS. On Monday, the Vaughns wrote a letter, calling out Mr Obama´s decision to go golfing after holding an important press conference on the

No military dog left behind
Tribune Content Agency, LLC, by Jonah Goldberg    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/1/2014 7:43:54 PM     Post Reply
We´ve all heard the expression: "A man´s best friend is his equipment." You haven´t? Well you must not work for the Pentagon. There, military dogs are considered mere "equipment" and as such can be left behind when the troops come home. It´s a bit more complicated than that. Military dogs are enlisted (drafted actually) to identify enemy locations, to seek out bombs and protect bases. It is dangerous, often traumatic, work. The dogs are credited with saving countless U.S. and allied lives, which is why the Taliban actively targets our dogs of war. While on active service, each dog is given a higher rank than its handler.

  


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Fla. man shoots dead three relatives, tries
to kill fourth when he is struck by car: police
New York Daily News, by Sasha Goldstein    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 9/1/2014 7:41:50 PM     Post Reply
George Mason III, 42, faces murder charges after his Friday night rampage in Brooksville, Fla. A Florida man killed three relatives Friday and tried to gun down a fourth when a passing truck ran over the murderer, halting his rampage, police said. George Mason III, 42, is clinging to life after being struck in the middle of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in the town of Brooksville as he chased after his half-brother, Gabriel Taylor, 33. Taylor was shot several times, including once in the head, and is in critical condition, police said.

The £3.1m parking bay: Supercar
parade outside the Dorchester Hotel
continues - but could you reverse
park a Rolls Royce?
Daily Mail (UK), by Harriet Arkell    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/1/2014 7:18:37 PM     Post Reply
With temperatures in the Gulf still baking hot, wealthy Arabs are seeing out the end of the summer in London´s rather milder climes. And, in what is becoming an annual tradition, they have brought their supercars with them. As these astonishing pictures show, the streets of Knightsbridge and Mayfair are still currently lined with expensive motors which have been shipped over to Britain while their owners seek shelter from the sun (not to mention some retail therapy) in the capital. With their Arabic number plates they´re a traffic warden´s nightmare but a car spotter´s dream, with marques including Rolls Royce,

Man in China makes living
breeding cockroaches
CNN, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 9/1/2014 7:14:44 PM     Post Reply
Jinan, China — Usually, people can´t get rid of cockroaches fast enough, but a farmer in China collects and cooks them up. Wang Fuming is no ordinary farmer. He´s a roach farmer, and the bug business is booming. Inside where they breed the cockroaches, it stinks of ammonia, and Fuming says that in those rooms there are nearly a million cockroaches. It is literally the stuff of nightmares. Fuming said he feels close to them. A crop of American cockroaches brings in serious cash for Fuming, who is a roach kingpin in a growing market in China. In one giant packet

Vandals Deface Three Indiana
Christian Churches with Islamic Graffiti
Breitbart Big Government, by Kate O´Hare    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/1/2014 7:05:16 PM     Post Reply
Sometime on Saturday night, vandals attacked three Christian houses of worship in Columbus, Indiana, spray-painting the word "infidels" and citations of verses from the Koran on the outer walls. St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, Lakeview Church of Christ, and East Columbus Christian Church all had the word "infidels" spray-painted on them, in places of prominence to be seen by worshipers. Cited in the Indianapolis Star, Columbus police spokesperson Matt Harris said that church employees discovered the vandalism when they arrived to prepare for Sunday services. At St. Bartholomew, the words "Qur´an 3:151" were also left. That verse reads:

Obama Gets Fired Up for
´Immigration Rights´ at LaborFest
Breitbart Big Government, by Charlie Spiering    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/1/2014 7:02:02 PM     Post Reply
President Obama delivered a fiery speech at Laborfest 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin voicing support for unions and organized labor. He also voiced his support for “immigration rights,” lumping it together with civil rights, gay rights, and voting rights. (Video) (Snip)During his speech, Obama asserted that the Evangelical community, unions, CEOs, and law enforcement officials all agreed that “fixing a broken immigration system” was essential. But, he warned, Republicans in Congress failed to pass a immigration reform bill. “It ain’t right,” he said. Obama declared out that Republicans tried to block all kinds of progressive goals, including Obamacare, Social Security, and

  



US helicopter crashes in
Gulf of Aden: All 25 rescued
Christian Science Monitor *, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/1/2014 6:26:11 PM     Post Reply
Washington - The Navy says a Marine Corps helicopter with 25 aboard has crashed in the Gulf of Aden, but all aboard have been rescued. The 17 Marines and eight Navy sailors were recovered and are on board the USS Mesa Verde, (Snip) The CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter crashed Monday as it attempted to land on the ship, which has a big landing deck on the back. The Navy said the crash was not the result of hostile activity, but the aircraft was transferring troops back to the ship from training in nearby Djibouti. Djibouti currently hosts the biggest US. military base in Africa at Camp Lemonnier.

David Cameron backs Ashya King´s
parents as senior MPs say they are
victims of ´heavy-handedness´
Telegraph [UK], by Christopher Hope*    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 9/1/2014 6:19:16 PM     Post Reply
David Cameron has given his personal backing to Brett and Naghemeh King by saying he believes the couple are trying to “do the very best for” their son Ashya. Mr Cameron, whose own son Ivan died at the age of six in 2009, refused to criticise Mr and Mrs King for smuggling their son out of a British hospital against his doctor’s wishes after deciding he would get better treatment abroad. Other senior MPs criticised the police for “criminalising” the couple and for their “heavy-handed” approach in issuing a Europe-wide warrant for their arrest.

Watching action movies could
make you overeat, study says
CNN, by Agata Blaszczak-Boxe    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/1/2014 6:15:14 PM     Post Reply
It is no secret that TV viewing encourages mindless snacking, but it turns out that this effect may be particularly pronounced when it comes to watching certain types of shows. A new study has found that people watching a Hollywood action movie ate twice the amount of snacks as those watching an interview program. The study, published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association: Internal Medicine, included 94 undergraduate students who were split in three groups to watch 20 minutes of TV. Each group was randomly assigned to watch either an excerpt from "The Island," an action flick starring Ewan McGregor

Democrats distancing themselves from
President Obama as midterms approach
New York Daily News, by Adam Edelman    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 9/1/2014 6:11:49 PM     Post Reply
President Obama spent Labor Day in Wisconsin, opening the campaign season in a battleground state with a tight race for governor — but the Democrat at the top of the ticket there was nowhere to be seen. Mary Burke, who is battling to unseat Republican Gov. Scott Walker, decided to steer clear of Obama’s visit to LaborFest, an annual salute to organized labor held in Milwaukee. She became the latest in a parade of Democrats in tight races who have tried to create space between themselves and a President with weak poll numbers. (Snip) "Some Democrats will very much benefit from not

Ukraine crisis: NATO to create ´high-
readiness force,´ secretary general says
CNN, by Ralph Ellis & Faith Karimi *    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/1/2014 6:08:55 PM     Post Reply
Kiev, Ukraine - NATO members meeting this week in Wales are expected to create "a very high-readiness force" to deal with Russian aggression in Ukraine and other international conflicts, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Monday. (Snip) The White House supports the idea of a rapid response teams for NATO, but National Security Spokesman Caitlin Hayden cautioned that the force would be "defensive" in posture. The new force is "not intended as a provocation, or as a threat to Russia, but rather as a demonstration of NATO´s continued commitment to our collective defense," Hayden said. New bases will be

Obama Unleashed: ´I´m Not
Asking for the Moon´
Breitbart TV, by Pam Key    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 9/1/2014 4:39:14 PM     Post Reply
Monday at the Laborfest event in Milwaukee, President Barack Obama gave a passionate speech in his plea for fair wages for workers. At a raised pitch, he said, "I´m not asking for the moon. I just want a good deal for the workers." The president also discussed his "vision for an economy," where workers have a fair chance, retirement benefits, family leave and pay equality for woman.

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