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The October Surprise
PJ Media, by Michael Ledeen

Original Article

Posted By:StormCnter, 10/21/2012 5:02:56 AM

The New York Times reports (and the White House denies) that “The United States and Iran have agreed for the first time to one-on-one negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, according to Obama administration officials, setting the stage for what could be a last-ditch diplomatic effort to avert a military strike on Iran.” Two of the three assertions in that lead paragraph are demonstrably false. One-on-one negotiations have been going on for years (most recently, according to my friend “Reza Kahlili,” in Doha, where, he was told, Valerie Jarrett and other American officials recently traveled for the latest talks).

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 10/21/2012 5:10:06 AM     (No. 8949380)

I think Obama has been talking to Iran directly for along time,forget the back channel crap.There's too many Islamists counting on Iran to destroy Israel and a deal with the west would look extremely bad on the mullahs.
I mean that wouldn't stop Obama from striking a phoney deal for the election but he's still in their corner in a macro sense.

Allowing inspectors in would be a fool's mission but it would be a likely part of a deal.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Lala, 10/21/2012 5:10:57 AM     (No. 8949381)

Does anyone else find it disturbing to think of Valerie Jarrett "representing" the interests if the United States in talks with Iran?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: pineledger, 10/21/2012 5:54:26 AM     (No. 8949409)

Exactly, 2 -- what business does Valerie Jarrett have representing the US?

Ambassadors have to go through security clearance and confirmation. All we know about her is that she's a Chicago slum lord.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: planetgeo, 10/21/2012 6:37:51 AM     (No. 8949448)

Seriously, is there anyone stupid enough to believe there could be genuine peace talks with the Iranians two weeks before an election that looks like it's going to take out their #1 protector? I mean come onnnnn.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: planetgeo, 10/21/2012 6:57:41 AM     (No. 8949463)

For the unstupid, here's the key factoid...Valerie Jarrett's birthplace was Shiraz, Iran. Interesting, no?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Kitty Myers, 10/21/2012 7:06:35 AM     (No. 8949470)

#4 & #5 BINGO!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Muguy, 10/21/2012 7:14:02 AM     (No. 8949474)

Is this Faroah Obama's Richard Nixon/Henry Kissinger moment-- "Peace is at hand"?

Or is it Anakin Skywalker's moment when he says "I have brought peace and justice to my new empire"?

Mularkey!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: dagger, 10/21/2012 7:15:31 AM     (No. 8949479)

I'm thinking of two words : unilateral appeasement !

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Judith, 10/21/2012 7:32:25 AM     (No. 8949505)

If he can only get re-elected, the iranians will have the time they need to finish making the bomb and sending at least one or two to Israel. Don't even want to think where the rest will be headed.
I wonder. When history is written, will obama be portrayed as the chamberlain of the USA or as the puppet for our enemies?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: OhMy, 10/21/2012 7:41:05 AM     (No. 8949509)

This traitorous administration may well be promising the Iranians more flexibility in the deal after the election. All the more reason to elect Romney as a check on whatever is going on!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: bpl40, 10/21/2012 7:56:20 AM     (No. 8949531)

Valerie Jarrett's father, Vernon was apparently the closest personal friend of Frank Marshall Davis. This bulb gets more and more poisonous as you peel away the layers.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: jinx, 10/21/2012 8:02:08 AM     (No. 8949537)

I can't imagine Valerie leaving Obama's side long enough to go to talks. She goes everywhere with him to make sure he follows the Party line. Afterall, he did sign on the dotted line and joined The New Party,(The Communist Party of Chicago) when he was a Community Organizer. Her father in law was a member of the Chicago Communist Party. Why didn't she have to get National Security clearance in order to see all of our National secrets. I don't like this picture. She answers to no one. He answers to her.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: cake crumb, 10/21/2012 8:10:27 AM     (No. 8949550)

Any smoky back room deal between radical Islamists and Obama would result in more Americans being thrown under the bus to become bumps in the road.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: john c, 10/21/2012 8:14:24 AM     (No. 8949557)

Please Lord, only 3 more months of this corrupt administration.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: cake crumb, 10/21/2012 8:18:54 AM     (No. 8949564)

#5 really? The fact that both the president and secretary of state have arab handlers is terrifying.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/21/2012 8:24:40 AM     (No. 8949575)

Well, well, well. Real information from someone who knows, who actually participated in talks with Iran. In the mid-1980s.

As Ledeen says, this talk about an agreement has been going on for some time. Condi Rice and Nicholas Burns were left holding the bag in New York , waiting for "the plane to leave Tehran" to bring the Iranians to the U.N. for the signing ceremony. Never happened. In 2006.

So Obie and his minions try a last ditch pre-election attempt to bamboozle us with this nothingburger "leak" on secret negotiations involving Iranian-American Valerie Jarrett.

As Ledeen opines,

So what is happening? The most likely explanation is that Obama is still desperately seeking his grand bargain, the one that would validate his (and the Nobel Committee’s) claim to be a talented peace maker. That deal is not available, because the Iranians don’t want it. But he wants something to show for his efforts, so he settled for a big nothingburger: an agreement to talk some more.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: nimby, 10/21/2012 8:32:50 AM     (No. 8949585)

When did we vote for ValJar?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 10/21/2012 8:34:37 AM     (No. 8949588)

Oh, I feel so secure knowing Valerie is on the case.
SHe did so well in everything she touched in Chicago.
What makes you think she wan't involved in Benghazi,
Including the cover-up?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: The Patriot Code, 10/21/2012 8:43:10 AM     (No. 8949609)

ValJarJarBinks is probably letting Ahmadinejad know that after the election Hussein will have more flexibility. If anyone close to Mitt is reading this, please implore him to ask Hussein (in tomorrow's foreign policy debate) what he meant when he whispered to Medvedev (and it was picked up on an open mic) to assure Putin that "after the election I will have more flexibility". That is absolutely one of the scariest, most traitorous things I have ever heard, and nobody is talking about it.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: LZK, 10/21/2012 8:44:34 AM     (No. 8949614)

I find it "very" disturbing that valerie jarret the iranian is neogotiating for the U. S. of A.

First she was NEVER assigned the job by the Senate and the House -- AND -- she's a woman. The islamist don't like to deal with women. Okay for "qualified women -- like Condi" -- but this one was never confirmed as our representative. Of course hillary's in Peru working on woman's issues -- so I guess they had to send someone....

Talk about pathetic....no wonder the islamist fools are moving on US -- they see US as WEAK...

LZK

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Reilly, 10/21/2012 8:53:28 AM     (No. 8949637)


The October Surprise this year already happened. People tuned into the first debate and Mr. Lazy/Stupid was exposed.


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Reply 22 - Posted by: gone2pot, 10/21/2012 9:02:50 AM     (No. 8949654)

Communists Vernon Jarrett, Val's father-in-law, Robert Talyor, Val's grampa, and Frank Marshall Davis; Google 'em up and you've got the lover of the United States, Valerie Jarrett. Unelected, appointed by His High Holy Worshipness to represent the United States of America to Iran. 'Nuff said.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 10/21/2012 9:02:59 AM     (No. 8949655)

Fwd: Team Romney
Subj: Debate Prep
!! Top Priority !!

I trust Team R already know about this but, Joe didn't seem to know there had been congressional testimony under oath the day before his big debate performance, which completely contradicted his claims during his debate, so....

Really makes you wonder what plans he has with Vladimir. Is ValJar already on that one too?!

Even if the mullahs agree to stop their enrichment program, WHY SHOULD WE BELIEVE THEM? Liars lie. Demons deceive. And muslim orcs rampage and destroy when ordered.

Period.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: dittohead, 10/21/2012 9:08:16 AM     (No. 8949666)

No wonder Val Jar has 6 Secret Service officers - protecting her from the Mossad? Just curious!!

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Reply 25 - Posted by: beat the press, 10/21/2012 9:35:00 AM     (No. 8949723)

There's nothing more the lunatics in Iran would like better than to have the little man child re-elected. He wants to decimate our military, lead from behind, and put the US on equal footing with all the murderous regimes around the world, it's only "fair". The "professor" doesn't believe in peace through strength, because the chalkboard in the faculty lounge point towards peace through platitudes.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: reefdiver, 10/21/2012 9:36:16 AM     (No. 8949728)

Don't forget the scandal that Gloria Allrat is about to send up the flagpole. Should be within the next week or so.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 10/21/2012 9:44:54 AM     (No. 8949758)

To those wondering about Valerie Jarrett's role vis-a-vis Iran, don't forget she was born in Iran. Like 0bama, she spent her early years in a Muslim country. Make sense now?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: maryc, 10/21/2012 9:53:37 AM     (No. 8949796)

Nothing new to selling out America to stay in office. All the freedoms our service people from 1776 on have fought and died for are being offered up by the dirtiest most unAmerican administration in history.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Dixie, 10/21/2012 9:56:08 AM     (No. 8949806)

My vote on the "October Surprise" will be the lame duck Contressional session after the elections to push through ratification of treaties Obama HAS ALREADY SIGNED with the UN (Agenda 21) for gun control, energy control, control of the internet, control of our waterways... essentially turning over American sovereignty to the UN.

The House can't vote on ratification of treaties; the lame duck Senate can approve it and it will be law.

From Obama's point of view....if he loses the election, he can still tell himself he achieved his essential goal. It would be the perfect "in your face" parting gesture.

The only counter I can see to it is a House pledge to impeach each and every Senator who votes for any of the sections of Agenda 21.

But then, he might not lose despite the polls... The UN has offered to oversee and ratify the vote in each of the States. The Republican governors will refuse, of course...but are there enough small states with Democrat governors to overcome the popular vote in the Electoral College?

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Reply 30 - Posted by: synchronicity, 10/21/2012 9:59:39 AM     (No. 8949817)

Brilliant strategy by VJ - having spent the past 4 years telling everyone that Iran isn't a problem she now thinks the rumor of "talks" will turn the tide of the election.

1. Those who are going to vote for Obama don't care because they don't think it is a problem - maybe I should have stopped after "think".
2. Those who understand the problem know that whatever the Obama administration will do as far as national security will be to diminish it not strengthen it. These individuals are not voting for Obama come hades or high water.
3. The undecideds who don't think and don't know who to vote for who will break Obama's way just because of "talks" with Iran can be counted on one hand.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: bighambone, 10/21/2012 10:01:31 AM     (No. 8949823)

Look for Obama to make some sort of announcement during the debate thinking that he will knock Romney off his stride and make news. But whatever Obama says, does not make it true, substantial, or in the long-term interests of the USA. Obama has been claiming that he has wanted to talk with the Iranians since before he was elected. The Iranians have one mission in mind, obtain a nuclear weapon.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: MickTurn, 10/21/2012 10:05:51 AM     (No. 8949832)

Talk just talk...words just words...Obie is nothing but a shill with a big mouth. Get used to it!

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Reply 33 - Posted by: aposematic, 10/21/2012 10:09:09 AM     (No. 8949840)

Iran has pulled this deception how many times before. Oh, don't forget Jarrett's--Obuma's consigliere--family are Iranians.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: enuf8, 10/21/2012 10:26:24 AM     (No. 8949891)

The NY sting of the bombers by the FBI with an after thought to say he wanted to "hit" obama first didn't bring any excitement and very little news coverage, the Lybia incident has backfired (and read Larry Sinclair's article) so now we are going to hear he has signed an agreement with Iran for them to stop nuclear enrichment by lifting sanctions (temporarily) to just cover the election time, the polls showing him in a huge lead--pollsters want to save face by actually trying to get closer to what the outcome will be, his entire administration lying every time they flap their jaws, the journ-O-Liars slightly turning on him-----nothing is giving him the desired effects of being in the lead to be re-elected. Even Crowley's help with the last debate was seen as a smoke screen.
What's next? Almost forgot, bomb threat at Sidwell School didn't get much life span in media coverage.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: RancherJack, 10/21/2012 10:27:24 AM     (No. 8949895)

Israeli Intelligence calls BS on this "story"

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 10/21/2012 10:32:20 AM     (No. 8949911)

Okay, you guys, fess up. Who among us voted for ValJar? She seems to have all the rights and privileges of elected office.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: garyhope, 10/21/2012 10:46:56 AM     (No. 8949946)

#8 "unilateral appeasement",.....For Joe Biden, that would be 4 four words. Or 7 or 8 depending on which of the 57 states that he was in or passing through.


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Reply 38 - Posted by: Arby, 10/21/2012 10:51:21 AM     (No. 8949955)

Dick Morris predicted this. Unless they can find pictures of Mitt presiding over a black mass, they're not gonna git it done.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Tasine, 10/21/2012 11:06:08 AM     (No. 8949986)



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Reply 40 - Posted by: paulfromTexas, 10/21/2012 11:10:04 AM     (No. 8949994)

The Iranians are sure to notice that the Jarrett thing is a woman.....and the muhammedans and their respect for the fair sex are well known....
this is all traitorous garbage and these imposters should be jailed for treason

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Phd, 10/21/2012 12:03:49 PM     (No. 8950132)

Somehow I don't see a Senate that couldn't produce a single Democrat vote for 0's budgets voting all these alleged UN fealty treaties.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 10/21/2012 1:16:31 PM     (No. 8950315)

Obama sends a Chicago slum lord to negotiate with Iran ??
Apparently Jeremiah Wright and
Louis Farrakhan were unavailable.
May 2008 Obama dismissed Iran as a threat
to the US because it's a " tiny " country.
"I mean think about it. Iran, Cuba, Venezuela,
these countries are tiny
compared to the Soviet Union.
They don't pose a serious threat to us the way the Soviet Union posed a threat to us.."
July 2007
"I would [be willing to meet separately, without precondition, during the first year of my administration ... with the leaders of Iran, Syria, Venezuela, Cuba and North Korea ".
Hopefully , it's finally dawning on some voters that Obama doesn't know what the heck he's talking about .
On anything .
Since 2007 ,Obama has been all over the place on Iran ( and every other subject ) -taking one position and they contradicting it
the next day and
then taking another foolish position and then contradicting that and on and on and on.
The mother of all flip floppers and failures is Barack Obama.



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Reply 43 - Posted by: Penney, 10/21/2012 1:41:07 PM     (No. 8950368)

Who is that ghostly figure still hovering in the shadows at the 0bama's WH but, ''Valarie Jarret?!!'' ...Trick or treat time? But I digress.

Parse, ''negotiations.'' Considering the history of recent, 'negotiations,' in that region, it does not mean much. ...Certainly not any results regarding demonstrable respect for life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness, ''peace and tranquility,'' respect for private property for each individual, much less any, ''good will to all,'' eh?

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Reply 44 - Posted by: shurnuff, 10/21/2012 1:55:34 PM     (No. 8950408)

I wish someone in DC would start the ball rolling on WHY jarret is negotiating ANYTHING for the U.S. And WHY should we the people be paying for round-the-clock Secret Service protection for her.

It's time for obama to fess up! How I wish Breitbart could handle this.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: rc1776, 10/21/2012 1:59:11 PM     (No. 8950417)

That wh dissident curtseying queen ∅′blo the blamerette
will announce formally that moojoo ahmadinejad bees it's talking points imam.
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Reply 46 - Posted by: strike3, 10/21/2012 2:32:12 PM     (No. 8950502)

Obama's open-mike statement to Medvedev was pure treason. The only thing that has kept the Cold War cold since 1945 was our offensive and defensive missile superiority. Ronald Reagan figured out when to play the final ace and the house of Russia came tumbling down. Russia's greatest goal concerning the U.S. is to eliminate that missile superiority and Obama means to give it to them. There is no quid pro quo for us, he is simply surrendering to Marxism.

As for Iran, they are nothing but an annoying flea without nuclear weapons capability. That is the only thing they have to negotiate with and they are allegedly negotiating with an Iranian who has a tight hold on Obama's short hairs. We simply can not let that happen.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: LanieLou, 10/21/2012 2:58:14 PM     (No. 8950551)

From living in Iran to '60's radical organizations.. to recruiting Michelle; Jarrett appears to be obama's Muslim Brotherhood "minder".

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Reply 48 - Posted by: Yephora, 10/21/2012 3:49:12 PM     (No. 8950664)

Valerie Jihad can go take a sharia in Mecca for all I care.

America takes the White House back on January 20, 2013.

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Reply 49 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 10/21/2012 6:54:50 PM     (No. 8950985)

The fact that Iran wants to weigh in on U.S. politics in the final days of the campaign to the advantage of O is all anyone needs to know.

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Reply 50 - Posted by: xcenturion, 10/21/2012 11:30:05 PM     (No. 8951393)

Boy I'll bet the people that voted for Obama in '08 are feeling pretty stupid now. To vote for this guy this time around is nothing short of insane. Of course most liberals ARE insane.

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New York Times, by Ross Douthat    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/18/2014 4:23:43 AM     Post Reply
Ezra Klein, in his new capacity as one of the impresarios behind Vox, has written a pair of attention-grabbing posts — here, and then here — defending the proposition that Obamacare has, in some sense, “won,” and that conservatives who can’t come to terms with that victory can’t come to terms with reality itself. Reading them, it struck me that this argument would benefit from laying down some specific markers for the near future, because Klein seems to move back and forth between two definitions of success. At times, as when he writes that Obamacare “has won its survival” and

What would a Mitch
McConnell-led Senate look like?
Washington Post, by Paul Kane    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/17/2014 5:08:09 PM     Post Reply
It’s no secret that Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) don’t like one another. They battle regularly over legislation and their Senate floor fights over arcane-but-important rules have become must-see entertainment for senatorial insiders. According to aides in both parties, the two leaders have not had a one-on-one sitdown to discuss legislation (or anything else) since late last year. Nowadays, all business is conducted on the phone or in brief discussions on the Senate floor. Part of that feud is political – Democrats targeted McConnell in 2008, Republicans targeted Reid in 2010, Democrats

Jews ´ordered to register and list property´
in east Ukraine city of Donetsk where pro-Russian
militants have taken over government buildings
Daily Mail [UK], by Julian Robinson    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/17/2014 4:55:14 PM     Post Reply
Jews have reportedly been told to ´register´ with pro-Russian forces in the east Ukrainian city of Donetsk. They were also told they would need to provide a list of property they own as well as being ordered to pay a fee or face the threat of deportation. U.S. officials in Washington say leaflets bearing the chilling order have recently appeared in the city amid pro and anti-Russian protests as tensions rise in the area. It comes after Jews leaving a synagogue in the city of Donetsk were reportedly told they had to ´register´ with Ukranians trying to make the city part of Russia.United



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Kim Novak responds to post-
Oscars ridicule: ‘I was bullied.’

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Washington Post, by Soroya Nadia McDonald    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/18/2014 5:02:40 AM     Post Reply
After presenting at the Academy Awards this year, Kim Novak didn’t want to leave her house. The Hitchcock screen siren, 81, was too humiliated to venture from her home near the Rogue River in Oregon. She read the cruel posts and Internet snark about her appearance, and it was just too much. “It got to me like it gets kids and teenagers,” she told the Associated Press. The “Vertigo” actress, considered one of the great beauties in her day, posted a note on her Facebook wall Thursday, acknowledging that she’d gotten fat injections in her face and addressing her halted

Analysis: Obama Celebrates
Eight Million ´Enrollments,´
Again Declares Debate ´Over´

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Townhall, by Guy Benson    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/17/2014 8:56:28 PM     Post Reply
President Obama addressed the White House press corps today, announcing that with the final numbers in, Obamacare´s exchanges have attracted eight million sign-ups -- 35 percent of whom are "under the age of 35," he said. Several elements of his comments were misleading: (1) At first blush, the 35 percent stat is both significant and impressive. As recently as last month, the share of "young invincibles" signing up for plans was struggling in the 25 percent range, far short of the actuarial target of nearly 40 percent. A leap into the mid-30´s, while still shy of the goal, would constitute a major step, and would bode well for the risk pools'

The Folly Of The Bundy Ranch Rebellion
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The Federalist, by Grace Olmstead    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 4:21:46 AM     Post Reply
It’s the stuff of Westerns: a showdown on the desert plains, the big bad government against an underdog farmer. Though the story has only grabbed national headlines in the past several days, rancher Cliven Bundy has illegally grazed cattle on the Nevada land surrounding his farm for over 20 years. He hasn’t paid grazing fees since 1993, and refuses to renew the necessary grazing permit.(Snip)Rather than using the avenues and pathways presented to him, Bundy has staunchly declared his own law and allegiances. Unfortunately, reality doesn’t work this way. If only it did—we could rebel for paying stupid taxes, refuse to

Michelle Obama Riverdances
Through Dublin to the Tune
of $7,921,638

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Breitbart Big Peace, by Tom Fitton    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/17/2014 6:45:16 AM     Post Reply
When it comes to tracking the cost of Obama family vacations, there are two primary challenges. First, the Obamas are prolific jet-setters, so there are many details to track. Second, the Obama administration, clearly embarrassed by these lavish and frequent family vacations, stonewalls the release of records at every turn. But we have been relentless in pursuit of this information. Our attorneys file the lawsuits and make our case, and our investigators pour through pages of records and crunch the numbers. And the information we’ve uncovered – information that would otherwise remain under lock and key – shows that the

Students Demand Acknowledgement of
Robert E. Lee´s ´Racist and Dishonorable Conduct´

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Breitbart´s Big Government, by AWR Hawkins    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 12:35:28 PM     Post Reply
A group of seven multiracial Washington and Lee University (W&L) students are demanding the school remove all Confederate flags from campus and "acknowledge" General Robert E. Lee´s "dishonorable side." According to the Roanoke Times, "seven multiracial students, calling themselves ´The Committee,´" have also demanded the school "acknowledge and apologize for participating in chattel slavery." They want recognition of "Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the undergraduate campus" and an end to "neo-Confederates" marching across campus "to the Lee Chapel on Lee-Jackson Day." The students say they will "engage in civil disobedience" if their demands are not met by September 1st. They added: "The

Pelosi assists in Holy Week
foot-washing ritual

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San Francisco Chronicle, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 4/18/2014 11:46:54 AM     Post Reply
To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Pelosi also used the occasion to talk about passing HR15 - bipartisan immigration legislation that her office says would "reduce the deficit by nearly $1 trillion, secure our borders, unite our families, protect our workers and provide an earned pathway to citizenship." The Democratic leader´s ceremony coincides with Pope Francis´ similar ceremony in Rome to mark Holy Week.

Deadbeat on the Range
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New York Times, by Timothy Eagan    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 3:52:52 PM     Post Reply
Imagine a vendor on the National Mall, selling burgers and dogs, who hasn’t paid his rent in 20 years. He refuses to recognize his landlord, the National Park Service, as a legitimate authority. Every court has ruled against him, and fines have piled up. What’s more, the effluents from his food cart are having a detrimental effect on the spring grass in the capital. Would an armed posse come to his defense, aiming their guns at the park police? Would the lawbreaker get prime airtime on Fox News, breathless updates in the Drudge Report, a sympathetic ear from Tea Party Republicans?

Illinois Dems to offer $100 million in
taxpayer money to lure Obama library site

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Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/18/2014 9:15:50 AM     Post Reply
First, the good news: We are close enough to the end of the Obama presidency for his crowd to talk about a presidential library. Now, the bad news: Obama´s retirement is still 1,008 days distant. Plenty of time though to round up the dough to build it somewhere. Figure they need Solyndra-style money, at least $500 million. The last two presidents – Bill Clinton and George W. Bush -- built their legacy edifices totally with private money. [Snip] However, Obama supporters have a different take. They think taxpayers should put up $100 million in public money for Obama´s library.

Every Media Outlet: Hillary
Grandkid the Most Consequential
Baby Since Jesus

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Mediaite, by Tina Nguyen    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/18/2014 10:34:40 AM     Post Reply
Less than 16 hours after Chelsea Clinton announced she was pregnant, a lot of major news outlets started staring into the crystal ball of Chelsea’s womb, wondering what this currently floating zygotic multicellular being meant for the prospects of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, which is also a floating, zygotic, multicellular being. Their answer: The immaculately conceived Clinton child could mean everything. And no, it’s not just the fact that having a grandchild could be personally fulfilling to Hillary and Bill (mazel tov, by the way), or that a cute baby would be a sweet cherry on top of Hillary’s already

Glen Campbell has been
moved into a facility

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People Magazine, by Gilliam Telling    Original Article
Posted By: Hazymac- 4/17/2014 6:58:48 PM     Post Reply
Glen Campbell has been suffering from Alzheimer´s for over three years, but the Grammy-winning singer, 78, has recently moved into a facility, PEOPLE has confirmed. "He was moved to an Alzhemier´s facility last week," says a family friend. "I´m not sure what the permanent plan is for him yet. We´ll know more next week." The "Rhinestone Cowboy" crooner first opened up about having Alzheimer´s to PEOPLE in an exclusive 2011 interview. Campbell and his fourth wife, Kim Woolen, decided to go public with the news because Campbell hoped to embark on a final farewell live tour. The couple wanted his

Even Hillary Clinton Isn’t Sure What
We Should Like About Hillary Clinton

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PJ Media, by Stephen Kruiser    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/18/2014 4:33:53 AM     Post Reply
The first step is admitting… It was a simple question to someone accustomed to much tougher ones: What was her proudest achievement as secretary of state? But for a moment, Hillary Rodham Clinton, appearing recently before a friendly audience at a women’s forum in Manhattan, seemed flustered.(Snip)So…no definitive successes and some clear-cut failures. And that’s the generous New York Times assessment. The Democrat fantasy story about Mrs. Clinton paints her as strong and accomplished on her own. In reality, this is a woman who is professionally defined almost entirely by two men in her life, both of whom happen to have

Those ‘rogue’ agents
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New York Post, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/18/2014 4:37:07 AM     Post Reply
Remember when Lois Lerner, in answering a planted question at an American Bar Association conference, admitted the IRS had targeted conservative groups but tried to pass it off as the work of rogue agents — “our line people in Cincinnati”? Today we know there were indeed federal agents involved. But they weren’t rogue, and they weren’t confined to IRS workers in Cincinnati. Thanks to a Freedom of Information request by Judicial Watch, we now have an e-mail Lerner sent to colleagues noting the Department of Justice was looking into criminal prosecutions of these tax-exempt groups. We know something else, too. These investigations


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