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Dozens of suspected mistresses
found in RFK Jr.’s cellphone
New York Post, by Isabel Vincent and Melissa Klein    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 7/13/2014 4:49:25 AM     Post Reply
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. kept a list of dozens of women filed under the letter “G” in his cellphone, a code that his late wife believed stood for “goomah,” the Italian slang for mistress. Two of the women listed in this digital blackbook factor into what should be an interesting summer for the environmental activist and son of the slain US senator. The first is “Curb Your Enthusiasm” actress Cheryl Hines, whom Kennedy began dating the year they both filed for divorce. The two plan to wed soon. The other is Greenwich, Conn., homemaker Chelsea Chapman Kirwan, who has been romantically linked to

The Costs of Obama’s Housing
Mistakes Keep Piling Up
Fiscal Times, by David Dayen    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 7/13/2014 4:44:28 AM     Post Reply
We all remember the fable of The Boy Who Cried Wolf. The moral of the story: Lie one too many times and nobody will believe you, even when you’re telling the truth. Now we have a case of The Government Who Cried Wolf, showing how the failure of the Obama administration’s foreclosure mitigation programs haunt them to this day. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), which oversees mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, wants to help around 676,000 homeowners it has identified as eligible for refinancing under the government’s Home Affordable Refinancing Program (HARP).

G.O.P. Replays 2010
Strategy at State Level
New York Times, by Jonathan Martin & Nicholas Confessore    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/13/2014 4:40:38 AM     Post Reply
NASHVILLE — Republican candidates for governor around the country have built an unexpectedly strong position for election this fall, helped by an improving economy, disaffection with President Obama and a national fund-raising machine that is leagues ahead of the opposition. Four years after an economic crisis and opposition to Mr. Obama’s health care law propelled Republicans to capture a lopsided majority of statehouses across the country, they are faced with a staggering political task: defending 22 of the 36 executive mansions that will be up for grabs in November, led by a governor who is trying to rebound from a

  


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Rep. Gutierrez Blasts Senator
Kirk for Suggesting Criminal
Background Checks on Illegals
PJ Media, by Rick Moran    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/13/2014 4:36:38 AM     Post Reply
The top secret operation to move illegal alien children from detention centers near the border to locations throughout the United States is continuing with the government now engaging Catholic churches to shelter the border jumpers until they can be processed and released. (Snip)Another fait accompli involving the movement of illegal alien children occurred in the Chicago area where more than 400 illegals have been dumped by the government, according to Senator Mark Kirk. Sen. Mark Kirk said today that 429 unaccompanied minors from the Mexican border crisis are in Chicago in the custody of a federal agency, and he wants

Republicans Are Super
Excited Rick Perry Is Back
Buzzfeed, by Kate Nocera    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/13/2014 4:29:21 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — Whether he means it to or not, the border crisis has been very good for Rick Perry. The Texas governor and failed 2012 presidential candidate has been trying to re-emerge on the national stage as a serious contender for another presidential run. Brandishing glasses instead of cowboy boots, he’s gone to great lengths to explain away his embarrassing performance during the 2012 election and had some serious early missteps, including having to walk back a comment where he compared homosexuality to alcoholism. But the thousands of undocumented immigrants crossing into the United States in recent months, and Perry’s perch as

The Post-Post-Apocalyptic Detroit
New York Times Magazine, by Ben Austen    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/13/2014 4:26:22 AM     Post Reply
In downtown Detroit, at the headquarters of the online-mortgage company Quicken Loans, there stands another downtown Detroit in miniature. The diorama, made of laser-cut acrylic and stretching out over 19 feet in length, is a riot of color and light: Every structure belonging to Quicken’s billionaire owner, Dan Gilbert, is topped in orange and illuminated from within, and Gilbert currently owns 60 of them, a lordly nine million square feet of real estate in all. He began picking up skyscrapers just three and a half years ago, one after another, paying as little as $8 a square foot. He bought

Israel says 4 soldiers wounded in Gaza
raid as Hamas takes aim at Tel Aviv
Fox News*, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 7/13/2014 4:24:10 AM     Post Reply
Israel´s military said Sunday that four of its special forces soldiers were injured in clashes during an incursion into northern Gaza to destroy a rocket launching site as both sides ignored a unanimous recommendation for a cease-fire from the U.N. Security Council. The operation marks the first time that Israeli ground forces have been known to enter Gaza during the current fighting. The military said that the soldiers had returned to Israeli territory and the operation did not appear to herald the start of a larger ground offensive. The raid came after the Palestinian militant group Hamas claimed responsibility for

  


  

Mystery company has no money
but is valued at $4.5B
CBS, by Jonathan Berr    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 7/13/2014 4:20:24 AM     Post Reply
Ordinarily, a money-losing company like Cynk Technology Corp. (OTC:CYNK) would languish on the over-the-counter stock market and attract little attention from either investors or the media. Cynk, though, has managed to attract plenty of attention, along with a market capitalization of $4.5 billion. That´s an astonishing feat for a company with no products, no revenue, no website and exactly one employee. To put this in perspective, the New York Times Co. (NYT), whose roots date back to 1851, sports a market value of $2.1 billion, while restaurant chain Zoe´s Kitchen (ZOES), which has 111 locations in 15 states, is valued by the

The wrong folks get
billions in tax dollars
CNN, by Blake Ellis    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 7/13/2014 4:18:18 AM     Post Reply
NEW YORK - The federal government is continuing to dole out billions of dollars to people who shouldn´t get them. A government watchdog agency said an estimated $106 billion in payments were made in error last year: meaning they were the wrong amount, went to the wrong person or lacked sufficient documentation. These payments include tax refunds, unemployment benefits, Social Security benefits, and Medicare and Medicaid coverage. The improper payments could be even higher since not all agencies reported to the Government Accountability Office. The White House acknowledged that "the loss to the Federal Government is significant," but it pointed

Calais Bans Migrant Camps As
Thousands Attempt To Enter UK
Breitbart London [UK], by Andre Walker    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/13/2014 3:55:39 AM     Post Reply
Authorities in Calais, northern France, have banned migrant camps amidst growing concerns about public health. The decree ensures that groups cannot occupy areas, and will give police the powers needed to remove them, according to the Local. Whilst the order does not specify that migrants are to be targeted, they are the people principally responsible for establishment of long-term camps in the town. [Snip] The text of the order bars people from occupying and setting up camps across the town from 9am until midnight. The text states that it exists to stop "continued and regular presence by individuals and groups"

South Carolina education officials
act swiftly to replace Common Core
Post & Courier [Charleston, SC], by Cynthia Roldan    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/13/2014 3:44:53 AM     Post Reply
South Carolina´s Department of Education is moving at full speed in its effort to rewrite the state´s standards of education. [Snip] Kobrovsky said the department is acting swiftly in anticipation of the leadership change at the end of the year, when the term of Superintendent of Education Mick Zais comes to an end. Zais has been a strong opponent of Common Core standards since their adoption by the board. "The dynamics will shift after December," Kobrovsky said. "The new superintendent will likely not oppose Common Core." Many people oppose Common Core as a nationalization of public education, though it´s not

  


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PM’s aide heads to Libya to
seek payout for IRA victims
Telegraph [UK], by Robert Mendick    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/13/2014 3:32:59 AM     Post Reply
David Cameron´s national security adviser is to fly to Tripoli to open negotiations for compensation for British victims of Libyan-sponsored terrorism. Sir Kim Darroch is expected in the Libyan capital in an effort to secure money for the families of those who died or were maimed in IRA attacks that used plastic explosives supplied by Col Muammar Gaddafi’s regime. Pressure for the Government to secure a deal for victims has been growing ever since The Telegraph disclosed how a behind-the-scenes intervention by Tony Blair led to American victims of IRA terrorism receiving millions of pounds from Libya, while British victims

Teen members of feared MS-13 gang
who admitted to torture and murder
among child immigrants at border center
and ´are trying to recruit others´
Daily Mail [UK], by Jessica Jerreat    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/13/2014 3:13:04 AM     Post Reply
Young members of the feared MS-13 gang are believed to be trying to recruit the unaccompanied children they are crossing the U.S. border with. At least 16 of the youngsters being held at an Arizona border processing center have been identified as part of the gang, which has its roots in Central America. The gang members, who admitted to carrying out torture and murder before heading to the U.S., are believed to have also used the center´s Red Cross phones to communicate with criminal networks. Details of alleged gang activity at the Nogales processing center was revealed in a Fox

Three hundred Americans evacuated from
Gaza as Israeli special forces launch raid
to take out rocket site and attacks continue
Associated Press, by Staff, Yaakov Lappin    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/13/2014 2:56:52 AM     Post Reply
Americans living in Gaza are to be moved to safety as attacks between Israel and Palestine continue, and the death toll rises to 156. The evacuation is due to begin Sunday, and could take up to three days with 300 Americans expected to be among those removed to safety. The Americans are among 800 Palestinians who hold foreign passports and are due to leave, the Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories, said. Gaza´s Interior Minister called on residents to stay in the city, and said the warnings of a need to leave were ´pscyological warfare´ from Israel.

Christie calls for ´forceful´ defense
of Israel, says Obama not ´decisive´
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 7/13/2014 1:38:42 AM     Post Reply
Partly blaming unrest in the Middle East on President Barack Obama, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Saturday that Obama has not spoken firmly and forcefully on Israel´s behalf and that the country no longer trusts it has the full support of the United States because of him. The Republican governor´s remarks came as Israel targeted civilian institutions with suspected ties to the militant organization Hamas and declared it would step up its bombardment of northern Gaza. Israel says it is acting in self-defense against Hamas rockets. Christie cited the violence sparked by the deaths of three Israeli teenagers and said organizations like Hamas

  


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Iran Foreign Minister:
We Are Not Seeking Nukes
NBC News, by David Gregory    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 7/13/2014 1:31:40 AM     Post Reply
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said his country has no interest in developing a nuclear weapon — and insisted that nukes would reduce Iran’s influence in the region, in an interview with David Gregory of NBC´s “Meet the Press” scheduled to air Sunday. “We don´t see any benefit in Iran developing a nuclear weapon,” Zarif said, adding that the country would take whatever steps necessary to convince the world it is not seeking nuclear weapons. “It doesn´t help anybody. The fact that everybody in the international community believes that mutual assured destruction — that is the way the United States, Russia and others,

Will Romney run? The 2016
rumor that won’t go away
Fox News, by Carl Cameron    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 7/13/2014 1:03:41 AM     Post Reply
Think Mitt Romney won´t run again in 2016? For those dismissing the possibility of the two-time presidential candidate launching another bid -- and they may be wise to do so -- a recent poll at least shows the former GOP nominee still has a loyal following in parts of the country. First, the reality check. Romney, after two tiring presidential campaigns, consistently has said he is not running. But the University of New Hampshire/WMUR-TV poll in the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire recently showed Romney with 30 percent support -- blowing away a crowded field of potential 2016 Republican candidates who fail

Surge Of Undocumented
Minors Includes Pregnant Mothers
BuzzFeed, by John Stanton    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 7/13/2014 12:22:50 AM     Post Reply
Washington - The thousands of undocumented minors in U.S. detention facilities includes an unknown number of pregnant teenaged immigrants. The pregnant minors have been moved into longer-term shelters operated by the Department of Health and Human Services in order to provide federally funded health care. (Snip) The rush of children, many of whom are trafficked by drug cartels and other criminal organizations, has become not only a strain on the asylum process but a political nightmare for the Obama administration. It is unclear how many of the minors are pregnant and now in HHS custody, and HHS spokesman Kenneth Wolfe

U.S. classrooms prepare for flood
as migrants become pupils
Chicago Tribune, by Esmé E. Depre, Jose Enrique Arrioja    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/12/2014 11:26:43 PM     Post Reply
The record flood of Central American children crossing the U.S. border is stretching funds and setting off improvisation at public schools. While politicians spend the summer fighting over how to turn back the tide, school leaders across the country are struggling to absorb a new student population the size of Newark, New Jersey. More than 40,000 children, many of them fresh from violent, harrowing journeys, have been released since October to stateside relatives as courts process their cases. "These kids were homesick and heartbroken," said Robin Hamby, a family specialist for Fairfax County Public Schools in suburban Washington,

Kelly Ayotte to officate wedding
of Scott Brown´s daughter
Boston Herald, by Brendan McGuirk    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/12/2014 11:16:41 PM     Post Reply
(Video) Who says politics don´t mix well with family matters? That´s certainly not the case in Scott Brown´s clan, as tomorrow the former Massachusetts senator and Cosmo hunk will see his daughter wed by current New Hampshire senator and GOP darling Kelly Ayotte. Ayotte will act as officiant for tomorrow´s wedding between Arianna Brown and Jim Hendry, according to the above video from Inform. Brown is running for the New Hampshire U.S. Senate seat

  



Border crisis scrambling the
politics of immigration policy
Washington Post, by Karen Tumulty and David Nakamura    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 7/12/2014 10:41:40 PM     Post Reply
Until now, the politics of immigration have been seen as a no-lose proposition for President Obama and the Democrats. If they could get a comprehensive overhaul passed, they would win. And if Republicans blocked it, the GOP would further alienate crucial Hispanic and moderate voters. But with the current crisis on the Southwest border, where authorities have apprehended tens of thousands of unaccompanied Central American children since October, that calculus may be shifting. Republicans and even some Democrats have accused Obama of being insufficiently engaged in a calamity that many say he should have seen coming.

Morality vs. Immigration: It´s
not un-Christian to deport
illegal trespassers (Insight)
Press-Register [Mobile, AL], by Rusty Johnson    Original Article
Posted By: Common Sense Girl- 7/12/2014 10:38:59 PM     Post Reply
There are pastors and bishops in Alabama who have attempted to turn immigration into a moral issue and have deemed it un-Christian to deal with illegal aliens and deport illegal trespassers. But they are mistaken. If we turn to the Holy Bible to learn what God says about this issue, we see that God himself established the nations after Noah’s flood, according to Genesis 10:32. And the Book of Deuteronomy tells us that not only did God separate the nations, but he also set the borders of the first nations. This truth is further attested in the New Testament in the Book of Acts, which states that God made the nations and set the bounds of

Dem Candidate Shoots Elephant
Pinata in Ad: ´See What Happens
To Elephants Who Do Nothing´
Breitbart Big Government, by AWR Hawkins    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 7/12/2014 10:33:30 PM     Post Reply
Congressional candidate Estakio Beltran (D-Wash-4th Dist.) has come under fire for an ad in which he shoots a "stuffed elephant" after saying, "[See] what happens to an elephant who stands around doing nothing for too long." While the camera is focused on the elephant, Beltran takes a pump shotgun and shoots, striking it. His commercial ends with him atop a donkey riding in the direction of Washington, D.C. According to The Seattle Times, the backlash over the imagery of the "Republican Party Symbol" has been heaviest among conservatives, who say the Democrats "would flip out if a GOP candidate blasted away

Border Patrol Union: TSA ´Lying,´
Changed Policy After Breitbart Report
Breitbart Texas, by Robert Wilde    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 7/12/2014 9:55:05 PM     Post Reply
In a Breitbart Texas exclusive, the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) directly challenged the truthfulness of public statements made by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The TSA spokesman used social media to claim that Breitbart Texas Managing Director Brandon Darby and the NBPC were lying about a recent report that the TSA is allowing illegal aliens to fly on commercial airliners without verifiable identification. The social media exchange of tweets was exposed on Friday evening on Twitchy Media. The NBPC´s vice president Shawn Moran released the Border Patrol agents union´s statement to Breitbart Texas and stated: TSA employees at

Another Killed, More Injured By Lightning
Strike In Rocky Mountain National Park
KCNC-TV [Denver, CO], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 7/12/2014 9:30:19 PM     Post Reply
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colorado – Another person was killed and at least eight others were injured by a lightning strike on Saturday after a strike killed a woman and injured seven others on Friday in Rocky Mountain National Park. According to Kyle Patterson with the National Park Service, at approximately 3:30 p.m. a lightning strike caused the injuries and death in the Rainbow Curve area along Trail Ridge Road. Kerrie Hill with the Estes Park Medical Center said the injured were being treated there. No ages or conditions have been released. It’s not clear if the people knew each

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