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Christie goes off on ‘toxic’ House
Republicans over Sandy aid delay

Washington Post, by Rachel Weiner

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Posted By:Drive, 1/2/2013 2:50:03 PM

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) condemned House Republicans Wednesday afternoon for failing to pass a $60 billion package of funding for Hurricane Sandy relief. In the strongest terms, he accused House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) of letting “toxic internal politics” impede necessary storm relief. “There’s only one group to blame for the continued suffering of these victims: the House majority and their speaker,” Christie said. “It was disappointing and disgusting to watch.” Christie told reporters that he has spoken to both Boehner and President Obama today.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: hot coffee, 1/2/2013 2:57:42 PM     (No. 9095075)

Shove it Christie

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Country Boy, 1/2/2013 2:59:32 PM     (No. 9095076)

The reason that all these property owners need Fed assistance is because they can´t buy flood insurance ... because ... those properties can flood.

Bulldoze the properties and move on.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: wayneright, 1/2/2013 3:01:03 PM     (No. 9095079)

Yuk. Go hug Barry again.
Never been so disgusted by a fellow Seton Hall Law grad.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: noproblems, 1/2/2013 3:01:04 PM     (No. 9095080)

This fat ar$e needs to undertand that he will get no special treatment from the taxpayers.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Haskell, 1/2/2013 3:05:44 PM     (No. 9095086)

Hey Chris, Mitt would have had it all cleaned up by now, even before taking office! Ya hugged the wrong guy!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JimS, 1/2/2013 3:06:42 PM     (No. 9095087)

But watching the Dem lawmakers add $-billions in pork for expenditures totally unrelated to Sandy wasn´t disgusting? Is that it?
This bill doubled in size because of all the unrelated earmarks added by Dem politicos.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: usingthebean, 1/2/2013 3:06:44 PM     (No. 9095088)

Christie obviously can´t recognize the role of lard in legislation or his own personal diet.
The mask comes off the Rino!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: usingthebean, 1/2/2013 3:13:32 PM     (No. 9095097)

Sorry for the second post, but anyone see or heard of Christie admonishing his transportation head for not paying heed a week before Sandy of the trains being parked where they very well may flood? A one hundred million dollar WHOOPS! How about the State cover this incompetence "rotund one"?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Calvinesq, 1/2/2013 3:13:45 PM     (No. 9095100)

What´s the rush? The Dems always want late-night, closed-door negotiations. And, they usually get Republican enablers to go along. Let´s shine some light on these cockroaches for a change.

Let´s have a debate over spending. Why send anything to Alaska, NASA, museums in D.C.?

The money isn´t there anyway, and it´s not going anywhere. The money that has already been allocated isn´t close to being spent yet. New money will be spent over the next three years. Again -- What´s the rush (other than to sock it to the public again?

Maybe, just maybe, we´ll get some responsibility and make sure those that need relief in fact get it, instead of earmarking the heck out of the pork.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: tsquare, 1/2/2013 3:16:11 PM     (No. 9095102)

really having snit fit, isn´t he

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Reply 11 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/2/2013 3:16:44 PM     (No. 9095104)

“No bureaucracy. No red tape.”
-Barack Hussein Obama, October 30, 2012

Christie has praised Obama for his handling of the storm response, saying Tuesday morning that the president has been “wonderful” and “deserves great credit.”

- Politico, 10/30/12



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Reply 12 - Posted by: citizen plain, 1/2/2013 3:17:02 PM     (No. 9095106)

Christie´s eating patholgy has taken him over....

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Reply 13 - Posted by: dixieboy1, 1/2/2013 3:17:02 PM     (No. 9095105)

"El Gordo" is preparing to pull a "Spector" and shift to the Dark Side. I know the Republicans are the Stupid Party but this obese clown´s tactics aren´t too bright.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Quigley, 1/2/2013 3:17:05 PM     (No. 9095107)

Why wouldn´t he be calling out teleprompter for not putting the language in the bill?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: PageTurner, 1/2/2013 3:18:56 PM     (No. 9095109)

Christie demonstrates just why he´s not ready for political primetime.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: cheeflo, 1/2/2013 3:19:12 PM     (No. 9095110)

The Sandy Relief bill was so larded up with pork, that´s why it was shelved.

It included monies for fisheries in Alaska, $5.3B to the Army Corps of Engineers (more than their annual budget), $56.8 million for charting the debris from last year’s Japanese tsunami, $41 million for eight military bases including Guantanamo Bay, $100 million for the federal Head Start day care program, $188 million for new Amtrak lines (not repair, whole new lines), $20 million for a nationwide “Water Resources Priorities Study,” $4 million for the Kennedy Space Center (in Florida, untouched by Sandy).

Is that what you wanted, Chris?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Dreemaun, 1/2/2013 3:28:05 PM     (No. 9095121)

Barry got his photo opt, Christie got punked.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Bevan, 1/2/2013 3:35:30 PM     (No. 9095131)

Christie loves pork

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Reply 19 - Posted by: VinGoombatz, 1/2/2013 3:36:40 PM     (No. 9095133)

Plus state governments should have "rainy day funds" at the ready. Go screw, Christie.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Namma, 1/2/2013 3:37:30 PM     (No. 9095134)

hey Chrustie...put the blame where it belongs..on your new BFB..obama....unless of course you are taking lessons from him and blaming everyone else but who really should be blamed...

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Reply 21 - Posted by: aindyin, 1/2/2013 3:40:26 PM     (No. 9095139)

Up yours Donut boy.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: DW626, 1/2/2013 3:45:57 PM     (No. 9095152)

You´ve been used and abused Gov.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 1/2/2013 3:46:44 PM     (No. 9095155)

I never thought this man could be more politically dead to me than after that big kissy faced hug with Jug Ears....I was wrong.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: DARling, 1/2/2013 3:47:11 PM     (No. 9095156)

Obama got the milk free, so no need to buy that cow.

Christie, you gave away your favors too cheaply. Go have a seance so you can communicate with the late Arlen Spector, who also thought democrats "respected" him.

I don´t approve of what the republicans did with the "cliff," but I surely approve of them not passing a Sandy bill full of pork.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 1/2/2013 3:48:31 PM     (No. 9095161)

Raise taxes in your state Governor. The dem controlled legislature will be more than happy to comply.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: TXknitter, 1/2/2013 3:49:57 PM     (No. 9095165)

#12, really. Never seen a more toxic- looking guy. His family better step in extremely soon....

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Reply 27 - Posted by: abiner, 1/2/2013 3:50:19 PM     (No. 9095166)

I´m beginning to think that the only difference between Christie and Michael Moore is that one of them lives in New Jersey. They appear to be as identical in intellect as they are in silhouette.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: LC Hoghead, 1/2/2013 3:56:37 PM     (No. 9095181)

Obama got his photo op.....and Christie got punked . What a surprise.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: judy, 1/2/2013 3:59:23 PM     (No. 9095187)

Christie & King should blame the senate for adding billions $$$$$ in un-related greedy pork to the so called Sandy bill.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: mitzi, 1/2/2013 4:01:23 PM     (No. 9095189)

What does Christie expect? "They" don´t need him anymore ... nor to they need votes from the people in NJ or on LI.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 1/2/2013 4:02:40 PM     (No. 9095193)

Though I have never been a fan of Christie´s -his remarks about Muslim judges were a deal breaker for me long before now- attacking him for attacking Boehner misses the point. The point is that perception is reality - and the Republican leadership left itself open to precisely this kind of smear. I simply do not understand how people who have spent years, indeed much of their lives in politics, could have failed to foresee and take precautions against such an obvious tactic by the opposition. This is a serious black eye that should never, ever have been allowed to happen. The damage is done. The narrative will now be recycled and repeated and warmed up and warmed over in the Leftist media. Saying nasty things about Christie will not undo the self-inflicted damage that Republicans have sustained. OF COURSE the whole thing is demagogy. OF COURSE the plan was to attach tons of pork to the relief bill. Everybody knows that. But Republicans fumbled the ball badly.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: simpleman, 1/2/2013 4:03:40 PM     (No. 9095195)

...Christie loves PORK...

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Reply 33 - Posted by: killerbee, 1/2/2013 4:07:01 PM     (No. 9095210)

#32: exactly. They are pathetic at getting the truth out. They depend on right of center bloggers, it seems.

The RNC does nothing to get information out to people who are being disinformed by the media. The whole thing needs to be shut down.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: thethirdruffian, 1/2/2013 4:22:11 PM     (No. 9095245)

Fat boy needs to go depend on his hero Obama.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Bla Bla, 1/2/2013 4:30:14 PM     (No. 9095265)

You´re going off on the wrong people, Crispy Creme. Go off on your buddy President Obama, then the Dems in the senate. The House has done their job repeatedly. They sent a budget to the Senate last spring, sir. The Senate refused to bring it to a vote, & Obama never bothered to even look at it.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: snapper451, 1/2/2013 4:31:01 PM     (No. 9095270)

Call your buddy Barry.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Malia2012, 1/2/2013 4:32:19 PM     (No. 9095274)

What #16 said. Chris Christie is no more than a democrat turned inside out and calling himself a Republican. The amount "required" for "sandy" is FAR less than what they are trying to extort from Taxpayers all over the Country. The bill, as usual is full of PORK! Chrissie should call his bff-obama and I´m sure he´ll fix things for him..What´s that? The Election´s over? ....Never mind. Good on Christie, what goes around comes around..The people of N.J. and N.Y. deserve better than a loaded up phony "relief" bill being mis-represented by the outright lies of the phony-christie and the rest of them.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Judith, 1/2/2013 4:50:47 PM     (No. 9095311)

So, do you think the voters are getting the picture? You can´t be slightly conservative or slightly republican. Social and fiscal issues go hand in hand. But we do not have a political party that is willing to explain to the voters exactly how that works.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: vesicant, 1/2/2013 5:08:09 PM     (No. 9095345)

I suspect he´s working his way up to changing parties. Somebody has to fill the Teddy Kennedy Chair of Slob Opportunist.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 1/2/2013 5:17:54 PM     (No. 9095357)

Hey fat boy have another twinkie. Tired of hearing from you. I suggest you call your boyfriend Obama and see if he will bother to return your call. You are no use to him anymore.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Coy860, 1/2/2013 5:18:07 PM     (No. 9095358)

I feel sorry for the victims of the Hurricane, but will NOT support anything with billions in the most blatent, wasteful PORK in so many areas far removed from the Hurricane damage.
Watch the Congress closely, send the list of pork in that bill to everyone you know.
EXPOSE THEM.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Newtsche, 1/2/2013 5:44:53 PM     (No. 9095402)

He can´t get there, #1, he´ll need to have someone do it for him.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: TigerLilly, 1/2/2013 6:14:06 PM     (No. 9095443)

Boehner wouldn´t take your call Governor? I´m sure the President will take care of things for you, just throw those big old arms around Obama and tell him what a great job he is doing, that will fix things in New Jersey real quick.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: ragu, 1/2/2013 6:15:20 PM     (No. 9095447)

Boehner and Cantor Release Statement on Hurricane Sandy Relief Aid

http://tinyurl.com/ah2xt9w

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Reply 45 - Posted by: rocket scientist, 1/2/2013 6:23:29 PM     (No. 9095459)

I think Fat Boy has pretty well worn out his welcome. Go hug and kiss Bammy some more and maybe he´ll throw you some scraps. I´m not happy with Boehner either. Why don´t we dump BOTH Boehner and Christie. A couple of obnoxious RINOs if I ever saw any. Members of the Justice Roberts club of traitors.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: trapper, 1/2/2013 6:32:21 PM     (No. 9095472)

I guess when Christie abandoned Romney, the Republican presidential candidate, to tour the Jersey coast doing campaign appearances for the DEMOCRAT candidate, he forgot that any aid to his state had to come through the REPUBLICAN controlled House. Payback sucks, eh Chris? Go get the money from your new pal Obama.

The people of New Jersey have no one to blame but Christie, for the way he completely bungled this.

Oh, and helpless Katrina victims have nothing on the helplessness in Jersey and New York. Almost 3 months later and still sitting in the debris waiting for someone to take care of them. Shovels and saws are such complicated tools to operate. Feed me, clothe me, house me, help me.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: Safari Man, 1/2/2013 6:58:35 PM     (No. 9095505)

I wish I could afford to live in a high-cost seaside community such as those affected by Sandy. Well, maybe I could if I got everyone else in the country to pay for all my problems.


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Reply 48 - Posted by: Keekng, 1/2/2013 7:01:44 PM     (No. 9095508)

Christie should see if Nadler will share his dieting secrets.

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Reply 49 - Posted by: Coy860, 1/2/2013 7:13:11 PM     (No. 9095516)

If Christie were an astute politician, he would have come out and exposed the democrats for using the Hurricane victims´ needs to reward their constituents.
Had he done that, the spotlight would now be shining on the crooked democrats for making victims suffer, and he would be polishing his halo.

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Reply 50 - Posted by: happywarrior, 1/2/2013 7:15:28 PM     (No. 9095519)

Will this money allow that stupid town to rebuild a roller coaster out over the ocean? If that thing is an ´icon´ than so is my arse!

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Reply 51 - Posted by: marthaville, 1/2/2013 7:24:16 PM     (No. 9095524)

Christie is a RINO and an Obama lover. Tell him to call his buddy and get him to issue an executive order to cover New Jersey and New York´s failure to prepare.

No reason to do anything for these two blue states, and turncoat Christie. Whine, whine, whine.

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Reply 52 - Posted by: erv, 1/2/2013 7:26:18 PM     (No. 9095525)

If a tornado destroys a dozen homes, no federal assistance is given. If you house burns to the ground, no federal assistance is given. If you build a house along the coast and a hurrican or tropical storm destroys your home then we all have to pay to rebuild those homes. This is a bunch of crap. The federal governmnet should not pay anything to rebuild private homes. If the home owner was too stupid to get insurance then they should suffer the consequence, not the rest of us.

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Reply 53 - Posted by: 66Strat, 1/2/2013 7:35:59 PM     (No. 9095530)

We should listen to a Springsteen-loving Obama hugger? Thanks for sealing Barry´s victory Chris. Poster #1 is most eloquent.

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Reply 54 - Posted by: ricktutt, 1/2/2013 8:40:19 PM     (No. 9095601)

Another lying,worthless politician!

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Reply 55 - Posted by: doublesharp, 1/2/2013 8:45:26 PM     (No. 9095608)

See what happens when the Twinkie supply is exhausted? It will only get worse.

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Reply 56 - Posted by: god of irony, 1/2/2013 10:16:15 PM     (No. 9095684)

I wonder if Ann Coulter still marvels at his conservatism? Basically he is saying that he doesn´t care that the bill was laden with pork.

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Reply 57 - Posted by: nascarfan, 1/3/2013 2:10:19 AM     (No. 9095860)

Either he is fat and hasn´t read the bill and is just Bloviating or he´s fat and has read the bill and is just bloviating. Chris Christie is a fat Democrat hiding in Republican Clothing.

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WASHINGTON — In July 2010, Joe McSpedon, a U.S. government official, flew to Barcelona to put the final touches on a secret plan to build a social media project aimed at undermining Cuba´s communist government. McSpedon and his team of high-tech contractors had come in from Costa Rica and Nicaragua, Washington and Denver. Their mission: to launch a messaging network that could reach hundreds of thousands of Cubans. To hide the network from the Cuban government, they would set up a byzantine system of front companies using a Cayman Islands bank account, and recruit unsuspecting executives who would not be

Supreme Court Strikes Down
Overall Political Donation Cap
New York Times, by Adam Liptak    Original Article
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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday continued its abolition of limits on election spending, striking down a decades-old cap on the total amount any individual can contribute to federal candidates in a two-year election cycle. The ruling, issued near the start of a campaign season, will very likely increase the role money plays in American politics. The 5-to-4 decision, with the court’s more conservative members in the majority, echoed Citizens United, the 2010 decision that struck down limits on independent campaign spending by corporations and unions. Wednesday’s decision seemed to alter campaign finance law in subtle but important ways, notably by limiting



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Jeb Bush to make decision
on 2016 by the end of this year

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Washington Post, by Ed O´Keefe    Original Article
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Former Florida governor Jeb Bush said Sunday that he will base his decision on whether to run for president in 2016 on whether he thinks he can mount a campaign that would transcend the modern-day mechanics of such a run. Bush, the second-oldest son of former president George H. W. Bush and younger brother of George W. Bush, spoke at an event marking the 25th anniversary of his father´s presidency at the library and museum that bears the patriarch´s name. The event was closed to reporters, but moderated by Fox News anchor Shannon Bream and portions of the event were later

Jeb Bush: Many illegal immigrants
come out of an ‘act of love’

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Washington Post, by By Ed O´Keefe    Original Article
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Former Florida governor Jeb Bush said Sunday that many who illegally come to the United States do so out of an "act of love" for their families and should be treated differently than people who illegally cross U.S. borders or overstay visas. The comments came during an event marking the 25th anniversary of the presidency of George H. W. Bush at the library and museum that bears the name of the Bush patriarch.

Hillary Betrays Her Country
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Washington Free Beacon, by Andrew Stiles    Original Article
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Why does Hillary Clinton hate America? That is the question that should be on everyone’s mind as she embarks on a worldwide tour to plug her forthcoming memoir. Check out this THE POLITICO article [emphasis mine]: Hillary Clinton discussed her work at the State Department, called for young women not to take criticisms personally and rapped the media for treating powerful women with a double standard at the kickoff of “Women in the World” in New York City Thursday night. Clinton’s appearance on a panel with International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, moderated by New York Times columnist Tom Friedman, ran

Now Muslim parents are complaining
about flyers for Easter egg hunts

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Daily Caller, by Eric Owens    Original Article
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In Dearborn, Mich., home to over 40,000 Americans of Arab descent, some Muslim parents have complained about flyers handed out at public schools advertising an Easter egg hunt at a local Presbyterian church. The Muslim parents assert that the flyers – emblazoned with the word “Eggstravaganza!” – violate the separation of church and state widely ascribed to the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause, reports the Detroit Free Press. Students at three Dearborn elementary schools received the flyers. A large number of Muslim students attend the schools. The “Eggstravaganza!” is scheduled to take place on April 12 event at Cherry Hill Presbyterian Church

Anti-vaccine movement is
giving diseases a 2nd life

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USA Today, by Yamiche Alcindor    Original Article
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Kathryn Riffenburg decided on a closed casket for her baby´s funeral. She didn´t want her family to see what whooping cough, her son´s first illness, had done to 9-week-old Brady Alcaide. The nearly forgotten disease, which has in recent years afflicted thousands of Americans, left Brady´s tiny body swollen and unrecognizable. So his mother dressed him in a white baptismal suit and hat and tucked him into a tiny white casket. Brady´s burial came just four weeks after his first laugh — inspired by her version of I´m a Little Teapot — and two weeks after his family learned that he had

Romney’s return to public life stokes
speculation about potential 2016 run

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FOX News, by Staff    Original Article
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Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney has sworn off running again for elected office, but Americans have certainly heard that one before. Speculation that Romney might run again has largely been stoked by the reunion he planned to host last month in Park City, Utah, for members of his 2012 campaign and debate team and a string of recent public appearances. He has appeared on TV news shows 12 times in the past six months. That’s essentially on pace with Michigan GOP Rep. Mike Rogers, who led all national politicians last year with 26 appearances over 12 months. Romney has

The artist formerly known as Cat
Stevens enters rock’s hall of fame

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Boston Globe (MA), by James Sullivan    Original Article
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For Dems, a problem with seniors
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The Hill [DC], by Alexandra Jaffe    Original Article
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Democrats are facing a senior problem that could get even worse this year. The party has traditionally had trouble with older voters, losing the group aged 65 and over by 21 points in 2010 — when Republicans picked up 63 seats — and by 12 points in the 2012 presidential race. Seniors are the GOP’s most reliable voting bloc in midterm years, turning out in higher numbers than Democratic base voters. A recent Gallup poll showed seniors have become even more Republican over the last two decades; in 2013, 48 percent considered themselves Republican. That spells trouble for Democrats, who are already facing

´I´ll never forgive Michelle Obama for this
school lunch´: Students sick of smaller,
healthier portions take to social media
to rail against First Lady´s pet project

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Daily Mail [UK], by Staff    Original Article
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American public school students sick of the smaller portions and healthier offerings they get at lunch thanks to Michelle Obama´s anti-obesity initiatives are sounding off on social media. Just a month after school lunch participation saw the steepest drop on record following the implementation of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, students tired of going home hungry are making sure the first lady knows why. ´I´ll never forgive Michelle Obama for this school lunch,´ tweeted one angry student. [Snip] The extremely negative reviews have over a million kids refusing to eat the offerings, an ironic result for legislation meant to combat

7M enrolled doesn´t guarantee
health law´s success

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Associated Press, by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar    Original Article
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WASHINGTON- Seven million people signed up, so there is an appetite for President Barack Obama´s health care law, but that doesn´t guarantee success for the country´s newest social program. Big challenges are lurking for the next enrollment season, which starts Nov. 15. Chief among them are keeping premiums and other consumer costs in check, and overhauling an enrollment process that was advertised as customer-friendly but turned out to be an ordeal. "They have demonstrated the law can work, but we are a ways off from being able to judge its success," said Larry Levitt, an expert on health insurance markets

The president takes the low road
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Washington Post, by Ed Rogers    Original Article
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The president gave two speeches this week, one in the Rose Garden to talk about Obamacare and one in Ann Arbor, Mich., to push minimum wage increases. What did we learn? We learned that President Obama is most comfortable in campaign mode, and his campaigning has gotten downright ugly. His Rose Garden speech was a typical self-congratulatory moment for supposedly hitting 7.1 million Obamacare sign-ups — although we know that once again, the White House is ignoring some inconvenient truths. We also learned that the president was vain enough to asked the networks to cover his speech in prime time, but

Jay-Z causes controversy by
wearing gaudy medallion of ´Five
Percent Nation´ group who believe
whites are ´wicked and weak

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Daily Mail [UK], by Staff    Original Article
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Jay-Z raised eyebrows at the Barclay´s Center last week when he wore a medallion symbolizing the Five Percent Nation. The Brooklyn-born rapper was sitting court-side at a Nets game on Tuesday with wife Beyonce when he was snapped wearing the controversial symbol. One of the core tenants of the Five Percent Nation - an off-shoot of the Nation of Islam - is that white people are ´wicked and inferior´ to black men. When asked by a reporter whether the medallion is meaningful to him, Jay-Z shrugged and said ´A little bit´. This isn´t the first time that the


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