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A Quick Stroll Down Memory Lane with
Obama. Seven Lies in Two Minutes.
American Thinker, by James Longstreet    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/16/2014 1:44:35 PM     Post Reply
A quick and reflective stroll down memory lane. The slick orating, teleprompter reading, public misleading new face in politics in full bloom in this video from the archives. I will make our government open and transparent…..that our business is the people’s business. I will make it impossible for lobbyists or Congressmen to slip pork barrel projects into law when no one is looking. Law making will not be done in secret but open to public viewing. No more secrecy. Meetings between lobbyists and government agencies will be placed on line for viewing. The public will have the opportunity to read, on

UK Police Arrest 660
Suspected Pedophiles
TIME, by Mirren Gidda    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 7/16/2014 1:37:40 PM     Post Reply
UK police have arrested 660 alleged pedophiles following a six-month investigation. The suspects include doctors, teachers, scout leaders, care workers and former police officers. The UK’s National Crime Agency said Wednesday that the operation occurred across the UK and involved 45 separate police forces. The agency estimated that over 400 children have been protected as a result. The operation, which was kept secret until the arrests were made, involved targeting those accessing pedophilic images online. A total of 39 of those arrested were registered sex offenders though the vast majority was unknown to the police. Those who have been charged

Here´s How Hillary Clinton
Restricts The Press
Business Insider, by Colin Campbell    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 7/16/2014 1:35:20 PM     Post Reply
Hillary Clinton´s contract for a 2013 speech at the University of Buffalo — for which she was paid $275,000 — came with a number of limits on press access. A copy of the contract was released by the school Wednesday. Among other restrictions, the contract required no press presence at the event reception and no opportunities for members of the media to hear from Clinton apart from her speech and a moderated question-and-answer segment immediately afterward. "The reception prior to the speech will be closed to the news-media," the contract said. "The Sponsor will work with Agency to coordinate the

  


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Texas Pipeline Creates Illegal
Immigrant Super-Highway
Breitbart Texas, by Bob Price    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/16/2014 1:26:41 PM     Post Reply
(Video) FALFURRIAS, Texas—A natural gas pipeline being constructed in the western portions of Brooks County is rapidly becoming a super-highway for illegal immigrants struggling to sneak around the U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint located in the county. Workers report regularly seeing illegals making their way along the pathway of the pipeline. Brooks County Sheriff’s Deputy Daniel Walden brought Breitbart Texas to the construction area during a ride-along. He said the pipleline has already become a massive flow point for the illegal immigrants who struggle to find their way north to an area where they can be picked up. Pipeline construction workers

Poll: 1 in 6 say immigration
is nation´s top problem
The Hill [DC], by Rebecca Shabad    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/16/2014 12:24:17 PM     Post Reply
Seventeen percent of people in the United States say immigration is the nation’s top problem, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday. That´s up from 5 percent in June, and is the highest number Gallup has registered for immigration since 2006, when 15 percent said it was the nation´s most pressing problem. Gallup’s new survey found immigration is virtually tied with “dissatisfaction with government” as the nation´s top problem. The economy and unemployment rank below immigration and “dissatisfaction with government" as top problems, the new poll found. Only 8 percent now rate healthcare as the top problem, down from 16 percent in January, when

A Dose of Common Sense for Detroit
Wall Street Journal, by Eric Gibson    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/16/2014 12:10:17 PM     Post Reply
The headlines last week were all about the potential windfall: A second appraisal of works in the Detroit Institute of Arts´ collection had come in and the number was several orders of magnitude larger than the first. The city needs a valuation because the museum´s collection is in play under the current municipal bankruptcy proceeding. Back in December, Christie´s had come in with $454 million to $867 million, that low-high figure the equivalent of an auction "estimate" ranging between a number below which a work won´t sell and another representing its likely maximum hammer price. (Of course, auctions often break

Want to Meet President Obama in
L.A.? DNC Holds Sweepstakes While
Auction Plans Are Scrapped
Variety, by Ted Johnson    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/16/2014 12:08:37 PM     Post Reply
The Democratic National Committee is holding a contest to win a trip to meet President Obama during his fundraising swing through Los Angeles on July 23, when he will attend a fundraiser at the home of “Scandal” creator Shonda Rhimes. An e-mail announcing the sweepstakes went out on Tuesday afternoon, with the entrants eligible also for airfare and hotel accommodations and a trip to a reception, the details of which were unspecified. Earlier in the day, the website Charitybuzz.com removed an auction from its site in which a winner could bid in an auction to win two tickets to the

  


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To Eric Holder: Words are
not racist, actions are
Breitbart InstaBlog, by David Webb    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/16/2014 12:05:30 PM     Post Reply
Fact: "Take our country back" said by Hillary Clinton and Howard Dean. Was it racist then? In reality it is Eric Holder who is the coward as he hides behind the racial fires he deliberately stokes. To quote a famous president and clearly a better one "there you go again" Eric Holder. Holder is stoking the racial fires at a time when his pal President Obama is under fire from all sides for his own bad policies and mounting failures. He can´t cite specifics because that´s not his goal. If there were cases worth charging then charge under existing law. Rational Americans

Pope Francis Calls on U.S.
to Welcome Illegal Immigrants
- Thread Closed
Breitbart´s Big Government, by Robert Wilde    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/16/2014 11:55:14 AM     Post Reply
In his message to the “Mexico/Holy See Colloquium on Migration and Development,” Pope Francis characterized the tens of thousands of illegal immigrants that have crossed the U.S. southern border as a product of globalization, suggesting that the phenomenon is happening worldwide. Francis proclaimed, “Despite the large influx of migrants present in all continents and in almost all countries, migration is still seen as an emergency, or as a circumstantial and sporadic fact, while instead it has now become a hallmark of our society and a challenge.” Emmer McCarthy for Vatican Radio said Francis expressed his concern for “the tens of thousands of

Progressives Need to Acknowledge the
Potential Scale of the Border Crisis
Breitbart InstaBlog, by John Sexton    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/16/2014 11:46:41 AM     Post Reply
Last night on Fox News´ Special Report, Kirsten Powers made the case that the kids arriving on the border shouldn´t be treated as illegal immigrants but as refugees. Powers apparently went to the border and talked to some of the kids there and reports they had some harrowing stories of the reasons they made the dangerous journey through Mexico to America. I suspect Powers is right that if more Americans could hear the stories these kids are telling fewer of them would clamor for these kids to be sent home. President Obama probably miscalculated when he refused to go to

Murdoch Reportedly Offered $80 Billion
for Time Warner, Was Turned Down
Mediaite, by Evan McMurry    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 7/16/2014 11:46:35 AM     Post Reply
The rumors that Rupert Murdoch was interested in purchasing Time Warner gained some shape and form Wednesday morning, as the New York Times reported that sources said Murdoch made an $80 billion offer for the TV-cable-film-magazine conglomerate, only to be rebuffed. Fox approached Time Warner in June and offered to pay $85 a share on Time Warner stock; the combined company would be worth about $65 billion in revenue. Per the Times, Murdoch is especially interested in Time Warner’s broadcast rights to sport events like basketball and baseball games, to help grow Fox’s sports footprint. Murdoch’s offer would also have

  


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What Obama Missed on the Border
Wall Street Journal, by Rick Perry    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/16/2014 11:44:30 AM     Post Reply
In 2012, I alerted the federal government to the growing problem of unaccompanied minors making the treacherous journey across Mexico to reach the United States. At that point the minors could annually be numbered in the hundreds or thousands. In recent months, tens of thousands of children have come across the border and are now housed in federal facilities across the U.S., the result of failed federal policies and Washington´s indifference to securing the border. I visited one of these facilities in June and saw these children, frightened and alone, who left their homes and families, survived a harrowing trip, and

Atheist Gives Invocation in Greece, NY
WGRZ News (NY), by Kelly Dudzik    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 7/16/2014 11:38:58 AM     Post Reply
Greece, NY - A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision brought a lot of attention to Western New York Tuesday night. Efforts to maintain separation of church and state took center stage in the Rochester suburb of Greece where an atheist delivered the invocation to open a town board meeting. Dan Courtney, an atheist, did something no one with his beliefs had every done before in Greece when he gave the invocation. He used the Declaration of Independence as his inspiration. "We, as citizens, the beginning and the end, the Alpha and the Omega of our destiny, are not, as the

Hillary Clinton says Jon Stewart
´spoiled´ her big announcement
on ´The Daily Show´
Yahoo! News, by Dylan Stableford    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/16/2014 11:38:08 AM     Post Reply
To the dismay of Jon Stewart, Hillary Clinton did not make her big announcement on "The Daily Show" on Tuesday. The comedian and talk show host opened his interview with the former secretary of state and possible presidential candidate by praising her memoir, "Hard Choices," before pivoting to the question Clinton is asked everywhere she goes. "It´s an incredibly complex and well-reasoned and eyewitness view," Stewart said of the book. "I think I speak for everybody when I say no one cares. They just want to know if you´re running for president. Are you?" "I was going to make an

Your health care: Obama´s
$18,000 broken promise
Fox News, by Gov. Bobby Jindal    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/16/2014 11:25:01 AM     Post Reply
How would you feel if someone promised to give you a car, and then reneged on that pledge? That’s how all Americans should feel when it comes to ObamaCare -- because Barack Obama’s failed and discredited campaign promise to lower health insurance premiums has cost the average American family an amount equal to the price of many new cars. During his 2008 campaign, one of then-Senator Obama’s most audacious promises was that his health plan would reduce premiums by $2,500 for the average family. His repeatedly made his pledge on videotape; you can view those promises here. But health insurance premiums

  


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GOP, Dems Fight Over Legality
of Suing Obama
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/16/2014 11:24:20 AM     Post Reply
Constitutional lawyers backing a planned House Republican lawsuit against President Barack Obama told a congressional committee Wednesday that the action is justified because Obama has exceeded his powers in carrying out his health care law. Attorneys allied with Democrats in opposing the suit said it´s the GOP that´s going too far by trying to resolve a political dispute by giving the question to the courts to decide. The lawyers appeared Wednesday before the House Rules Committee, which is considering legislation authorizing the House to file the lawsuit. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has said he wants to take the legal

What’s behind the ongoing violence in Gaza
New York Post, by John Podhoretz    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 7/16/2014 10:47:42 AM     Post Reply
The differences between Hamas and Israel are so profound, it’s almost as though the two aren’t living in the same century. The Hamas war against Israel pits cheap rockets — basically the 21st-century version of an exploding cannonball — against a high-tech military so sophisticated, it can send harmless “door-knocking” bombs to land on the roofs of buildings to warn its targets inside that the next live bomb will level the place. (snip) Israel is a First World country with First World problems. Gaza is a 65-year-old refugee camp run by vicious terrorists who can’t shoot straight — and even

Netanyahu tells West: Israel won´t
rest until Gaza demilitarized
Jerusalem Post, by Gil Hoffman    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 7/16/2014 10:13:13 AM     Post Reply
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Wednesday repeated his position that "Israel will continue to do what it needs to do to defend itself until peace and quiet are restored." The premier spoke at a joint news conference with Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini at the Knesset on Wednesday. Netanyahu called on the international community to condemn Hamas for committing the "double war crime" of firing on Israeli civilians and using Palestinian noncombatants as human shields. He also said that the "most important step for the international community to insist on" is "the demilitarization of Gaza."

Health survey gives government
its first large-scale data on gay,
bisexual population
Washington Post, by Sandhya Somashekhar    Original Article
Posted By: jackson- 7/16/2014 10:13:02 AM     Post Reply
Less than 3 percent of the U.S. population identify themselves as gay, lesbian or bisexual, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday in the first large-scale government survey measuring Americans’ sexual orientation. The National Health Interview Survey, which is the government’s premier tool for annually assessing Americans’ health and behaviors, found that 1.6 percent of adults self-identify as gay or lesbian, and 0.7 percent consider themselves bisexual. The overwhelming majority of adults, 96.6 percent, labeled themselves as straight in the 2013 survey. An additional 1.1 percent declined to answer, responded “I don’t know the answer” or said they

Gov. Malloy Denies Feds´ Request
to House Illegal Immigrant Children
in Connecticut
Breitbart Big Government, by Dr. Susan Berry    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 7/16/2014 10:07:02 AM     Post Reply
The administration of Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (D-WFP) has denied a request from federal officials to temporarily house up to 2,000 illegal immigrant children from Central America at a residence in his state for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Citing concerns about the condition of the aging Southbury Training School, the difficulties associated with caring for over 300 developmentally disabled clients, and legal and procedural hurdles, Connecticut’s state Office of Policy and Management (OPM) wrote to the U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) New England regional offices on Monday, indicating that Connecticut could not assist them. According to Keith Phaneuf at CT

  



How did this happen? Iraq, Syria,
Gaza and Libya all in flames
CNN, by Holly Yan    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 7/16/2014 9:57:32 AM     Post Reply
Each day, they live in fear. Sometimes it´s the fear of rockets dropping from the sky. Sometimes it´s violent fundamentalists taking over their cities. Sometimes it´s the barrel bombs stuffed with TNT and nails. Exactly what horror they face depends on which border they live within. Syria, Iraq, Gaza, Israel and Libya. Each with its unique crisis, but all now unified in a heightened sense of anxiety as years of conflict come to a head. "I would argue," U.S. Sen. John McCain said this week, "that given conditions in the Middle East, this might be more dangerous than any time

Bloods threaten To Kill More Cops
After Rookie Officer Executed
New York Post, by Philip Messing*    Original Article
Posted By: mc squared- 7/16/2014 9:55:48 AM     Post Reply
The Bloods have vowed to kill more Jersey City cops to avenge the thug the police shot dead this week after he executed a rookie officer, The Post has learned. The violent street gang has threatened to “kill a Jersey City cop and not stop until the National Guard is called out,” a senior law enforcement source revealed. Police are even being warned that violent Bloods gang members may be traveling from out of state to target officers in New Jersey, according to an internal Port Authority advisory obtained by The Post. “New Jersey State Police

Snake eyes: Fitch cuts estimate
for NJ online gambling revenue
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 7/16/2014 9:54:17 AM     Post Reply
A Wall Street credit rating firm that was among the most pessimistic about the prospects for Internet gambling in New Jersey has cut its already-conservative estimate on the state´s first-year online winnings by more than half. Tuesday´s move by Fitch Ratings comes a day after New Jersey reported a third straight monthly decline in the amount of money won by the state´s Internet betting operations, partnered with Atlantic City casinos. (Snip) That prompted Fitch to cut its estimate of New Jersey´s 2014 Internet winnings to $120 million to $130 million, down from the $200 million to $300 million it had

Veterans Affairs spies, stonewalls
on people investigating it
Washington Examiner, by Mark Flatten    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 7/16/2014 9:54:11 AM     Post Reply
Congressional staffers investigating data falsification and whistleblower retaliation at the Department of Veterans Affairs regional office in Philadelphia were given a workspace there that was wired with activated audio microphones and video cameras, the chairman of the House Committee on Veterans´ Affairs said Monday. Committee investigators also glimpsed a notebook used by the agency´s regional director that bore written instructions to ignore their requests for information, Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., said during a late-night hearing. Miller, chairman of the veterans committee, said he is “shocked” by the directives from VA officials to ignore congressional investigators. “You will not ignore this

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