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Jill Kelley for secretary of state
Orange County Register [CA], by Mark Steyn

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Posted By:supersid, 11/23/2012 9:07:32 PM

Let us turn from the post-Thanksgiving scenes of inflamed mobs clubbing each other to the ground for a discounted television set to the comparatively placid boulevards of the Middle East. In Cairo, no sooner had Hillary Clinton´s plane cleared Egyptian air space then Mohammed Morsi issued one-man constitutional amendments declaring himself and his Muslim Brotherhood buddies free from judicial oversight and announced that his predecessor, Hosni Mubarak, would be retried for all the stuff he was acquitted of in the previous trial.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: dman, 11/23/2012 9:25:40 PM     (No. 9031169)

Steyn at his best.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 11/23/2012 10:08:45 PM     (No. 9031209)

yep


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Reply 3 - Posted by: KTWO, 11/23/2012 10:20:44 PM     (No. 9031215)

And Broadwell gets the new position ´Secretary For Military Affairs´.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 11/23/2012 10:34:52 PM     (No. 9031224)

FTA:
it seems a fitting comment on America´s longest unwon war that the last two U.S. commanders exit in a Benny Hill finale, trousers round their ankles, pursued to speeded-up chase music by bunny-boiling mistresses, stalker socialites, identical twins and Bubba the Love Sponge.

I love this man. To read him - to listen to him - I just love this man...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/23/2012 11:14:32 PM     (No. 9031240)

Not only did they waste tax dollars, but partied on donations meant for cancer patients.

When does a person that sends 20,000 to 30,000 emails have time to work ? Would you say his mind wasn´t on the job ?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Pythagoras, 11/24/2012 1:38:58 AM     (No. 9031304)

Must read. Classic Steyn.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: kanphil, 11/24/2012 1:58:28 AM     (No. 9031312)

Somehow, Mark Steyn is able to make something funny out of a most unfunny situation.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 11/24/2012 3:38:09 AM     (No. 9031357)

I concluded less than halfway through the piece that this one just might be Steyn´s all-time best. Glad to see that others would tend to agree.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: steveW, 11/24/2012 4:09:21 AM     (No. 9031366)

The smell test, yes. In the current Democrat administration one wonders what smell, exactly, it is they´re testing. And if failing that smell test isn´t the fastest road to promotion...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: pineledger, 11/24/2012 5:44:36 AM     (No. 9031384)

Mark Steyn´s finest hour. Please make a must-read?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Judith, 11/24/2012 6:08:45 AM     (No. 9031402)

The dictator, morsi, is in trouble so he stages the kabuki theater of trying mubarak.
Wonder when obama tries this?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Rather Read, 11/24/2012 6:36:23 AM     (No. 9031420)

This is one of the funniest things I have ever read and sadly it is all too true.


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Reply 13 - Posted by: planetgeo, 11/24/2012 6:58:20 AM     (No. 9031435)

While I´m a big fan of Steyn, and this is classic Steyn at his best, the state of our country and the world is so corrupt and the actions of world leaders so insane that this piece hardly leaves me laughing. In fact the humor seems to barely match the absurdity of the reality to which it alludes. And when the reality is almost as outrageous as the humor, the result is sadness inducing and depressing.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: LAW428, 11/24/2012 7:37:08 AM     (No. 9031464)

No one turns a phrase better than Mark Steyn. This is a great choice for a "Must Read."

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Reply 15 - Posted by: nonsense, 11/24/2012 7:57:47 AM     (No. 9031491)

Our world in America is truly upside down. Although Steyn is perhaps the only one who can make it seem like a comic tragedy and find the absurd humor in our lives as citizens of Ameritopia.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: AnnaS, 11/24/2012 8:15:27 AM     (No. 9031517)

And this is what the majority of our countrymen/women want running every last aspect of our lives!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Rinktum, 11/24/2012 8:18:40 AM     (No. 9031520)

FTA: "As for Afghanistan, it seems a fitting comment on America´s longest unwon war that the last two U.S. commanders exit in a Benny Hill finale, trousers round their ankles, pursued to speeded-up chase music by bunny-boiling mistresses, stalker socialites, identical twins and Bubba the Love Sponge"

I laughed out loud and woke up the dog and then laughter turned to sorrow as I realized the lack of respect for this country these two generals have. They speak of honor but have none and their lack of judgment is monumental. The Generals and their paramours have grabbed the brass ring of "entitlement". This time the benefits being sexual, but the mindset is the same. I deserve this and will worry about the consequences tomorrow.


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Reply 18 - Posted by: LZK, 11/24/2012 8:21:31 AM     (No. 9031526)

Sounds like a democratic idea. They seem to draw from the bottom of the heap....

LZK

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Reply 19 - Posted by: pianogirl88, 11/24/2012 8:22:56 AM     (No. 9031528)

For those of you who enjoy listening to Mark Steyn, he will fill in for Rush on Monday at noon EST.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: artlover, 11/24/2012 8:52:43 AM     (No. 9031589)

Who cares who gets to be Sec. of STate. The whole regiem is so messed up, one more or 20 more gekes are not going to make a difference. Our country is as bad as Egypt. Obama wants to be a dictator just like Morsi and I think he will suceed. We have no say anymore. We are outnumbered by the "takers" of this country.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 11/24/2012 9:07:38 AM     (No. 9031610)

One can only hope the parties involved are reading this.
Perhaps the only way to get through the next four years is to mock our way through the muck.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: JLoophole, 11/24/2012 9:09:31 AM     (No. 9031618)

I love listening to Mark Steyn, but even more I love reading him. This is one of his very best.

The sad thing is, the whole situation is so absurd on its face, that all Mark had to do is tell the story....but no one does it better, or puts these people in the clown spotlight like he does.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: EnsignO´Toole, 11/24/2012 9:10:40 AM     (No. 9031623)

Agree with all above posters who vote this as Steyn´s best. However, #13 expressed what I feel deep down: "the reality is almost as outrageous as the humor, the result is sadness inducing and depressing."

When looking back over the administrations on which I exercised my vote - 1960 being the first - I think America has had some very strange characters around each Administration. However, none of the previous Administrations, can hold a candle to the people Obama has chosen as leaders or their hangers on. Of course, all those people are just a reflection of Obama himself - think Valerie Jarrett.



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Reply 24 - Posted by: Adam, 11/24/2012 9:12:19 AM     (No. 9031626)

poster #1 is correct. This is Steyn at his best and his best is excellent indeed.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Rusino, 11/24/2012 9:19:23 AM     (No. 9031642)

I have always thought Steyn was good. Today I believe he is a Genious!

Truth and Humor and Pathos perfectly blended!

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Reply 26 - Posted by: EnsignO´Toole, 11/24/2012 9:22:18 AM     (No. 9031650)

Oops #23 I must be half asleep! I´m not that old! I didn´t vote in the 1960 election because I wasn´t old enough! I was quite engaged, though, in that election. My next door neighbor (a year younger than I) was pro JFK and I was pro Nixon. She really rubbed it in when Nixon lost. I cast my first presidential vote for Barry Goldwater in 1964.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: catfur27, 11/24/2012 9:22:35 AM     (No. 9031651)

..if being an"honorary ambassador" to CENTCOM gets kelley diplomatic immunity..I wonder if being captain of my basketball team 30 years ago will get me a military pension??

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Spunk, 11/24/2012 9:24:30 AM     (No. 9031656)

If only Steyn had ghosted that model´s autobiography, it would have been the first in its genre worth reading.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: saurkrut, 11/24/2012 9:35:09 AM     (No. 9031672)

Steyn at his absolute best. A very gifted writer.

As for the generals, they appear to be the type of leaders(?) the administration wants.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: franq, 11/24/2012 9:40:12 AM     (No. 9031681)

"...longest unwon war..." Indeed. Where are the hippie protesters? Whither Hanoi Jane? Folk singers? Anyone. Anyone...

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 11/24/2012 9:54:36 AM     (No. 9031700)

It has been my contention that this country no longer has any intelligence, if you get my drift. So why do we still need a director for it?

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Reply 32 - Posted by: PatAZ, 11/24/2012 10:13:52 AM     (No. 9031734)

As all have said before me, this is Mark Steyn at his finest. I absolutely love him. Forwarded it to several friends.

#26: I´m with you. Voted my first time for Barry Goldwater in 1964. Weren´t many Republicans in the Democratic stronghold of Miami, FL back then.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Eheu Fugaces, 11/24/2012 10:26:50 AM     (No. 9031750)

The Great Steyn at his most mordant! We cannot but rejoice in his barbecueing of General Allen -- Allen who deployed social-climber-on-steroids Kelley as his personal diplomatic representative, acting on behalf of his aggrieved Muslim friends. Kelley for Secretary of State, why not? Actually she would be a notch or two above either Hillary or the worthless Susan Rice.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 11/24/2012 10:29:15 AM     (No. 9031756)

My local rag is full of Krugmans and Dowds and Friedmans and Reichs and local lefties, but all they´d have to do to achieve editorial objectivity would be to run Mark Steyn´s weekly column and that rag would instantly become balanced (if not tilt rightward.)
Best polemicist on the planet!

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Reply 35 - Posted by: hamrman, 11/24/2012 11:01:24 AM     (No. 9031795)

It would probably fly better than Susan Rice!

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Reply 36 - Posted by: dragonlearner, 11/24/2012 11:04:42 AM     (No. 9031802)

I feel the same as #13 and #15. Now I know how Rome fell. I never thought it would come to this but this morning I´m actually researching what it would take to off the grid.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: fire_mission, 11/24/2012 11:05:52 AM     (No. 9031804)

kakistocracy (plural kakistocracies)
1.Government under the control of a nation´s worst or least-qualified citizens.


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Reply 38 - Posted by: earlybird, 11/24/2012 11:24:59 AM     (No. 9031843)

No one turns a phrase like Steyn. And he can sum up a situation in one sentence like this:

In the Gaza "peace agreement" signed last week, they flew in Hillary Clinton to give the impression that she had something to do with it, where as, in reality, she was entirely peripheral to the deal.

"...entirely peripheral..." Splendid.

Glad to see this as a Must Read.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: GoodGrief, 11/24/2012 11:37:11 AM     (No. 9031858)

The United States Navy would not currently have its quickly movable and versatile carrier task forces had it not been for the "Revolt of the Admirals." This occurred in April 1949, during the tumult of reorganization of the War Department into the Department of Defense, when Louis A. Johnson, the brand new Secretary of Defense, cancelled the funding of the super carrier program and replaced it with the super-bomber program of the U.S. Air Force.

A group of admirals and important civilians resigned in protest of this action and convinced congress to change Johnson´s mind.

An overlook of the current crop of three and four star military, wet and dry, doesn´t seem to reveal the type of person to put his country first and career second when push comes to shove;


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Reply 40 - Posted by: mitzi, 11/24/2012 11:54:58 AM     (No. 9031887)

Jill Kelley might actually be a better choice than Susan Rice.

I really don´t picture Jill ever falling on her sword or being thrown under a bus.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: coldoc, 11/24/2012 12:19:04 PM     (No. 9031920)

Petraeus sure looks like a bonehead. This is the caliber of people running the country. No wonder we are in the shape we are in.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: peterfleming, 11/24/2012 12:43:54 PM     (No. 9031963)

Mark Steyn sets the pace. Mark´s article is an outright gift to us, his writings acting as a perfect model for future news obscuro, ALL of it to be written in mocking exaggeration. Think of these monarchial fools, we call them leaders, see them as the Marx Brothers running up and down government halls and in and out of endless doors. It´s all a non explicable comedy act. The only way for a reporter to stick with the truth is to slap a cream pie in the face of Obama, puglosi, Boehner, Cantor, Reid, laughing Joe. They all play comedy straight and we slap them facially with pies and stumbling down pratfalls. Mark shows us perhaps the best way to deal with these privileged criminals to make outright fun of them. Mel Brooks did it with SPRINGTIME FOR HITLER. We have a vote giving festival with Holder standing by the border handing out voting passes as he invites the illiterates through the Golden Giveaway Gates. 47 billion food stamp abusers, receive “One Vote For Obama” stamps. We show the signs pointing dorectly to WELFARE. Actually showing Moochel’s giant staff, on their half billion dollar weekend trips.
Steyn´s pacesetting example has the tone of craziness needed in these impossible times. Mark see it so clearly. It’s all a charade, it’s all farce, and we are the simpleton fall guy



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Reply 43 - Posted by: planetgeo, 11/24/2012 12:46:52 PM     (No. 9031969)

#37, great find on "kakistocracy." Certainly explains the ascendancy of the Congressional Black Kakis.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: Italiano, 11/24/2012 12:51:36 PM     (No. 9031976)

With a few exceptions, the world, along with American liberals, has long been looking forward to a post-America World Order, or whatever you want to call it, a time when America has lost it´s influence and/or ability to shape events. They´re seeing the first stages of it now.

They aren´t going to like it very much.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: janylou, 11/24/2012 1:02:32 PM     (No. 9031989)

Many a truth is spoken in jest. Stern does it so well!

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Reply 46 - Posted by: St. Pitbull, 11/24/2012 1:03:30 PM     (No. 9031992)

Broadwell and Ireland should both be given medals - for meritoriously serving under the generals - and on top, as required. It should be noted that they also fended off many rear attacks, only surrendering when ordered.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: suncitypro, 11/24/2012 1:25:32 PM     (No. 9032017)

Mark Steyn seems to be able to get to the "bottom" of the issues in such simple and amusing terms. It´s a disgrace that the MSM can´t do this or better yet will not do this.

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Reply 48 - Posted by: Hermoine, 11/24/2012 3:42:59 PM     (No. 9032157)

Favorite part of the article:

The FBI was initially reported to have printed out 20,000 to 30,000 pages of emails and other communications between Gen. John Allen, U.S. commander in Afghanistan, and Jill Kelley of Tampa, one-half of a pair of identical twins dressed like understudies for the CENTCOM mess hall production of "Keeping Up With The Kardashians." Thirty thousand pages! The complete works of Shakespeare come to about three-and-a-half-thousand pages, but American officials can´t even have a sex scandal without getting bogged down in the paperwork.

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Reply 49 - Posted by: ArtieC, 11/24/2012 7:00:26 PM     (No. 9032384)

So Kelley was a "social liaison" to the military. Hmmm. In my day that was called a madam. And I´m with 20. It doesn´t matter much who gets to be SecState. America will be sold down the river anyway. (Is that racist?)

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Reply 50 - Posted by: Tianne, 11/24/2012 7:24:07 PM     (No. 9032407)

The incomparable Mr. Mark Steyn is able (always) to distill the most seemingly complex issues of the moment into pure and coherent commentary that both informs and educates. That he is able to deliver that same commentary with rollicking humor and with distinguished grace is nothing short of phenomenal. How very fortunate we are to have him.

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Reply 51 - Posted by: Petronius, 11/24/2012 8:12:29 PM     (No. 9032434)

I wish we could have Mark Steyn for President.

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Reply 52 - Posted by: danu, 11/25/2012 12:00:35 AM     (No. 9032608)

FTA:*But don´t worry. As America´s Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, assured the House Intelligence Committee at the time of Mubarak´s fall, the Muslim Brotherhood is a "largely secular" organization. The name´s just for show, same as the Episcopal Church.*

Lord. Have. Mercy.

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Reply 53 - Posted by: mominNoCA, 11/25/2012 12:27:12 AM     (No. 9032615)

Brilliant writing as usual! Steyn pegs the situation perfectly - who better to fit the role of SoS than Kelley for our Kardashian Nation?

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Mark Sanford has won the South Carolina special election in a competitive race for what in normal circumstances is a safe Republican seat. The former governor beat Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch, the sister of comedian Stephen Colbert Busch, for the state’s 1st congressional district. The AP called the race for Sanford early in the evening, with the Republican leading Colbert Busch 54 percent 46 percent.



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Brit Hume: Obama, Holder
‘Benefited Enormously’ From
Being African American

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Mediaite, by Evan McMurry    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/13/2014 9:14:46 PM     Post Reply
On Fox News Sunday, political analyst Brit Hume said that Eric Holder’s claim that his treatment at the hands of Representative Louie Gohmert (R-TX) at a House hearing this week was unprecedented toward an Attorney General, made him a “crybaby,” and that he and President Barack Obama had in fact benefited “enormously” from being the first African Americans in their respective positions. “This strikes me as kinda crybaby stuff from Holder,” Hume said. “My sense about this is both Eric Holder and Barack Obama have benefited politically enormously from the fact that they are African American and the first to

Why The Feds Chickened Out
On A Nevada Ranch

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Townhall, by Kevin McCullough    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 4/13/2014 11:55:18 AM     Post Reply
Let me obliterate a bit of confusion here: the Obama administration attempted to go to war with a rancher in Nevada. Let me amplify a little bit of truth: They tucked tail and have returned home. And let me add a bit of clarity: they had no choice! As the nation began to become familiar with the plight of the family of Cliven Bundy, many of us harkened back to another standoff in which the Federal government attempted to bully it´s outcome: Waco, Texas and the Branch Davidian massacre. It is telling that in the Nevada case the feds pulled out so

Why Hillary v. Jeb Would
Be Great for America

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Daily Beast, by Mark McKinnon    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/13/2014 6:11:32 PM     Post Reply
They’re both qualified, respectful of each other (shocker!), and represent the vast majority of middle America. So what’s not to like about another Clinton/Bush race for 2016? When you mention the prospect of Clinton vs. Bush 2016 a funny thing happens. First, there is the reflexive response: "Oh no, not again. We don´t need more dynastic politics in this country." But upon further reflection, you realize Jeb Bush vs. Hillary Clinton would be a great race and actually good for the country. Let´s review. QUALIFICATIONS—THEY’VE BOTH GOT THEM. Barack Obama won the presidency because in an election where the premium was on change, it mattered little

The world must shift to solar and wind
power rapidly to avoid catastrophic global
warming, say UN scientists in major report

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Daily Mail (U.K.), by Ben Spencer    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/13/2014 7:15:31 PM     Post Reply
A rapid shift to wind and solar power is needed if the world is to avoid catastrophic global warming, the United Nations warns in a crucial report today. Emissions of greenhouse gases need to be cut by up to 70 per cent before 2050 to control climate change, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says. ‘Large-scale changes in energy systems’ are required, with coal power stations to be switched off and replaced by wind and solar. And the transformation needs to be made in the next 15 years or controlling climate change will become increasingly harder and more expensive. The report was published

Chelsea Clinton no longer
ruling out politics

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The Hill (Washington DC), by Judy Katz    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/14/2014 11:57:36 AM     Post Reply
Chelsea Clinton says when people ask her these days whether she wants to go into politics, her answer isn’t an automatic “no.” The 34-year-old former first daughter told Fast Company in an interview published Monday, “for so long the answer was just a visceral no. Not because I had made any conscientious, deliberate decision, but since people had been asking for as long as literally I could remember, it was no." Now, the only child of former President Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton explains, "I live in a city and a state and a country where I

Glaring limits of the Civil Rights
Act: We need to redistribute wealth

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Salon Magazine, by Matt Bruenig    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/14/2014 7:20:41 PM     Post Reply
Although the Civil Rights Act, the landmark legislation which just reached its 50th anniversary, made great strides in desegregating the economy, economic discrimination is still widespread, and anti-discrimination legislation alone can never rectify the economic damage inflicted upon blacks by slavery and our Jim Crow apartheid regime. The Civil Rights Act was a mild reform, all things considered, but one conservatives fought with vigor and one many conservatives are still bitter about to this day. When the Civil Rights Act passed in 1964, the primary purpose was to root out discrimination in public accommodations (like hotels and movie theaters)

Ben Carson: White House wanted
apology for ‘offending’ Obama

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Daily Caller, by Alex Pappas    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/15/2014 5:22:51 AM     Post Reply
Neurosurgeon Ben Carson says the White House wanted him to apologize for “offending” President Obama after he famously delivered a conservative message at the National Prayer Breakfast last year. Carson, the former director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, recalls the events surrounding his 2013 speech in his new book, One Nation: What We Can All Do To Save America’s Future. The Daily Caller obtained an advance copy of the book, which is set for release May 20. “He did not appear to be hostile or angry,” Carson writes of Obama, “but within a matter of minutes after the conclusion of

Nevada GOP removes social issues from platform,
moves ahead with pre-primary endorsements

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Associated Press, by Sandra Chereb    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/13/2014 3:48:58 PM     Post Reply
LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Republican Party stripped opposition to abortion and gay marriage from its platform Saturday as state convention delegates instead focused on judging fellow Republicans on their worthiness to serve in office and adherence to GOP values. The platform, with few changes, was adopted overwhelmingly as the Las Vegas convention stretched late into the evening. The vote mirrors that of the Clark County GOP, which voted earlier to remove platform language defining marriage as between a man and a woman and statements opposing abortion. Many Republicans are re-evaluating their strong stances on conservative social issues as public

Video: Flash mob of women steal
$20,000 worth of sunglasses
from California store

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New York Daily News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 4/13/2014 10:50:38 AM     Post Reply
A brazen flash mob has been caught on camera storming a California store and making off with $20,000 worth of sunglasses. Surveillance footage shows eight women piling into a Sunglass Hut and crowding around display cases. Shielding workers from what they´re doing, they quickly stuff dozens of fashion specs into their bags. A store clerk pleads with them to stop, before running out of the shot to get help and dial 911. The thieves then all bolt outside and escape in a waiting SUV. The incident occurred at the Valencia Town Center mall, in Santa Clarita, at 3 p.m. on

Obama Selects First Openly Gay
Episcopal Bishop to Lead Easter Prayer

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Mediaite, by Andrew Kirell    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/14/2014 12:46:05 PM     Post Reply
President Obama pulled a surprise move Monday at the White House’s Easter Prayer Breakfast when he selected Gene Robinson to lead the closing prayer. Robinson is famously known as the first openly gay Episcopal bishop. Talking Points Memo’s Tom Kludt spotted the following tweet from Robinson, who was in attendance: (Tweet) Robinson, 66, became diocesan bishop of New Hampshire in March 2004. He retired in January 2013 and is currently a senior fellow at the progressive

Developing: Russian fighter jet buzzes
U.S. Navy destroyer in Black Sea

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Associated Press, by Lolita C. Baldor    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/14/2014 12:49:12 PM     Post Reply
A Russian fighter jet made multiple, close-range passes near an American warship in the Black Sea for more than 90 minutes Saturday amid escalating tensions in the region, a U.S. military official said Monday. In the first public account of the incident, the official said the Russian Fencer flew within 1,000 yards of the USS Donald Cook, a Navy destroyer, at about 500 feet above sea level. Ship commanders considered the actions provocative and inconsistent with international agreements, prompting the ship to issue several radio queries and warnings. The fighter appeared to be unarmed and never was in danger of

You´re in denial if
you think Steve Israel is
wrong about GOP racism

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Daily Beast, by Michael Tomasky    Original Article
Posted By: Fiesta del sol- 4/14/2014 6:09:58 AM     Post Reply
Some time back, whenever a big racial controversy erupted, I trained myself into the habit of reading about it at FoxNews.com, just for the unbelievable comment threads. Let’s put it this way: If my friends and I went out to a bar and started playing a “let’s write the racist FoxNews.com comment thread” drinking game, our efforts couldn’t begin to approach what I read there.I wasn’t alone. Liberal websites started feasting on these threads. And so, a couple of years ago, Ailes & Co. got wise. Stories about race were, at least in my disheartened experience, closed to comments.


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