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Obama signs protection bill
for former presidents

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/10/2013 4:09:21 PM

President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill granting lifetime Secret Service protection to former presidents and their wives. The measure Obama signed Thursday applies to presidents elected after Jan. 1, 1997, specifically Obama and former President George W. Bush. It reverses a 1994 law that ended Secret Service protection 10 years after a president leaves office. Under that law, the Homeland Security secretary could extend such protection on a temporary basis. A sponsor of the bill, Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy of South Carolina, says increased terrorist threats and the greater mobility and youth of former presidents

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: viking diver, 1/10/2013 4:12:28 PM     (No. 9109510)

me thinks he is a bit worried

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Dante, 1/10/2013 4:14:59 PM     (No. 9109514)

Let them pay for their own security, the title ensures them of a lifetime of high living just for making appearances.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ynaught, 1/10/2013 4:15:01 PM     (No. 9109515)

So, will Bill and Hill have to start packing now?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: sardonic, 1/10/2013 4:15:25 PM     (No. 9109516)

One gets used to an entourage carry guns I guess.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lakerman1, 1/10/2013 4:16:18 PM     (No. 9109518)

One of the few good decisions the kenyan klown has made.
That runaway democtratic congress of 1994 was being punitive, in my opinion.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jl80863, 1/10/2013 4:18:38 PM     (No. 9109520)

I bet the jerk didn´t use the autopen on that one.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Grady, 1/10/2013 4:21:01 PM     (No. 9109523)

So,
Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife Elena had lifetime protection.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: billp, 1/10/2013 4:25:07 PM     (No. 9109527)

Because you can never spend too much on politicians... the new royalty.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: TXknitter, 1/10/2013 4:26:48 PM     (No. 9109531)

This makes me angry. I really like Rep. Gowdy but this is absolute horse hockey and he knows it. Ridiculous.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: vhs68, 1/10/2013 4:27:55 PM     (No. 9109532)

Who´s gonna pay the tab? We will be broke before the BigEared guy´s term is up.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: nimby, 1/10/2013 4:31:39 PM     (No. 9109540)

So, they have to squeeze every drop of blood from tax payers!!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: thelmalou, 1/10/2013 4:40:15 PM     (No. 9109548)

I don´t have a problem with this. I think former POTUSes should be protected on our dime. Billy and Hilly were covered under the old rules; the only ones not covered were GW and POTUSes forward.


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Reply 13 - Posted by: terry_tr6, 1/10/2013 4:45:18 PM     (No. 9109557)

Good point #7. I expect that thought has crossed the One´s mind

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Reply 14 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 1/10/2013 4:52:06 PM     (No. 9109567)

The Presidet of the United States is just a man. He is not royal or devine, no matter what they may think of themselves. If they feel the need for security, they should foot the bill themselves.


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Reply 15 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 1/10/2013 4:59:57 PM     (No. 9109578)

He threw Bush in there to appear bi-partisan.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Lurker2, 1/10/2013 5:00:12 PM     (No. 9109580)

Protection for me, not for thee...

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Theeo, 1/10/2013 5:13:43 PM     (No. 9109593)

The PuppetPresident never was personally useful so I don´t see the reason to protect when him when he´s out of office; but I would like to have his marionette id´d.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: The Advocate, 1/10/2013 5:25:54 PM     (No. 9109606)

Another reason faux Potusmust be exposed and thrown out.
Americans should not have to support this false POTUS and his racist wife/

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Reply 19 - Posted by: willistutu, 1/10/2013 5:30:10 PM     (No. 9109610)

More proof that we´re living in the Fall of the Roman Republic.

I´m will to pay for Secret Service protection for them, but only if the Secret Service is not allowed to carry guns

Guns kill people.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: annie xango, 1/10/2013 5:34:22 PM     (No. 9109619)

He really, really wanted it to be as of 2009, but even The Won didn´t have the gonads to do that....

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Reply 21 - Posted by: PageTurner, 1/10/2013 5:34:31 PM     (No. 9109620)

If anyone is going to need lifelong secret service protection, it probably is presidents Obama and Bush. I hate the idea of spending money on them when they have so much themselves, but it´s got to be a reality that bin laden´s remaining slimeball army would probably do them in if they could. I think we should foot this one, the maggots are still out there.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: spinpilot, 1/10/2013 5:35:54 PM     (No. 9109622)

Nothing more than CYA!

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Reply 23 - Posted by: PageTurner, 1/10/2013 5:37:35 PM     (No. 9109625)

...contrary to what Obama would have you believe, al Qaida is still out there. Maybe now he will quit lying about it, though shame has never been a concept he´s familiar with.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: lazlototh, 1/10/2013 5:46:25 PM     (No. 9109640)

Given what any President knows about national security - even 20 years after being in office - and that most of them have the resistance power in rough interrogation of probably the average civilian - this one isn´t difficult to me. Lots of other things are but not this.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Bazi, 1/10/2013 5:58:43 PM     (No. 9109651)

19- Exactly. no guns allowed! Th SS will wear big buttons that will say: " We do not carry guns"

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 1/10/2013 6:01:17 PM     (No. 9109654)

Is Obe merely providing for his protection after the impeachment?
G W Bush proved in 2004 he could protect his own safety AND rescue his top SS protector during the incident in So America.
His Pappy as VP also showed his ability when he walked alone unarmed into a hostile situation to retrieve a held Gov. official once again So. America.
Oliver North along for the ride told that story of courage.
Too bad the Bengazzi 4 didn´t have that kind of top guns.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Penney, 1/10/2013 6:24:45 PM     (No. 9109678)

What timing!!! ...How ironic 0bama would sign this bill protecting himself at the very time he & his Administration is trying to repeal the Second Amendment Right of law abiding citizens to bear arms. mmm mmm mmm

But then, 0bama IS a, ´Do as I say, not as I do,´ kind of pol. sigh
(Couldn´t he just call 911? s/)

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Reply 28 - Posted by: woodsman, 1/10/2013 6:47:48 PM     (No. 9109708)

Will they be armed????....With Guns????

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Reply 29 - Posted by: volksford, 1/10/2013 6:57:52 PM     (No. 9109722)

He is one paranoid little sob. He´s a Marxist and he knows that we know he´s a Marxist.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: ramona, 1/10/2013 7:02:36 PM     (No. 9109724)

I hate to think that this nothingburger, atheist, terrorist sympathizer will be living high on taxpayer funding for 40 years after he leaves office. But it would be far, far worse for him to be martyred for his diabolical cause.
Ramona (the Pest)

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Reply 31 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/10/2013 7:10:02 PM     (No. 9109741)

Curious timing - right before the Great Gun Grab.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 1/10/2013 7:18:27 PM     (No. 9109762)

What´s next, lifetime vacations for them too ? Lifetime hair straightening and make up staff or ex-first ladies who need them ?

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Reply 33 - Posted by: artiec, 1/10/2013 8:12:24 PM     (No. 9109855)

Is this a law or executive order? It´s hard to tell the difference these days.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: tommyr, 1/10/2013 10:10:26 PM     (No. 9109981)

It was noted a few weeks ago that Chelsea Clinton still had security detail. Anyone have some facts?

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Reply 35 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/10/2013 10:34:19 PM     (No. 9110008)

Security with himself in mind ?

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Reply 36 - Posted by: loosbolt, 1/11/2013 1:11:04 AM     (No. 9110115)

I´m not very smart so can someone please tell me the last time a retired president had his life threatened?

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Reply 37 - Posted by: nonsense, 1/11/2013 7:49:16 AM     (No. 9110291)

I did not read the bill, but doesn´t it also guarantee life-long protection for all the congresscritters too.

Just think, that crazy Grayson and Pete Stark will have armed guards for life. Now, how much is all of this lifetime protection costing the taxpayer?

What are they doing to our lives that they are so worried about their lives. Some pigs are more equal than others.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: LZK, 1/11/2013 8:21:40 AM     (No. 9110347)

Oh brother.....

Another spend what you don´t have....

I think there´s a "special" saying about people who do this....

LZK

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Reply 39 - Posted by: kenecarroll, 1/11/2013 8:46:40 AM     (No. 9110391)

What U scared about "O"?

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Reply 40 - Posted by: knarfski, 1/11/2013 8:46:46 AM     (No. 9110392)

In today´s world, when will protection for their children and their wives be added?

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Husker Infidel, 1/11/2013 8:49:22 AM     (No. 9110398)

Nixon opted out of Secret Service protection after his presidency and hired private security.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Adam, 1/11/2013 8:54:45 AM     (No. 9110403)

A couple of days ago would have been Richard Nixon´s 100th birthday. Say what you want about Nixon but, though he was entitled to Secret Service protection, he declined it. I actually saw him get out of a car he had been driving himself and walk into Yankee Stadium. It was astonishing. Look, I don´t want anything bad to happen to any President. It´s an attack on the nation itself. But ex-Presidents make millions upon millions for doing absolutely nothing. Pay for it yourself!

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Reply 43 - Posted by: so_free_me, 1/11/2013 9:00:33 AM     (No. 9110416)



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Reply 44 - Posted by: so_free_me, 1/11/2013 9:02:29 AM     (No. 9110418)

What´s the back story to the protection being removed in 1994?


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Reply 45 - Posted by: ConservativeYankee, 1/11/2013 9:07:14 AM     (No. 9110425)

Did Zero make a little exception to include his own kids and Moochelle´s mother after 2016?

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Reply 46 - Posted by: Grampy, 1/11/2013 9:19:51 AM     (No. 9110457)

Seems to me there has been a king or two in history who have been taken care by someone in the inner circle when their usefulness has been used up...

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Reply 47 - Posted by: Lonestar Jack, 1/11/2013 9:24:04 AM     (No. 9110463)

Where there is smoke there is fire.
I have to wonder about the threat level against his black butt.

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Reply 48 - Posted by: CEP, 1/11/2013 9:46:34 AM     (No. 9110508)

So this Trey Gowdy of South Carolina thinks that these guys are so great they need lifetime protection, because of terrorist threats. Yet they are debating whether ordinary citizens should be able to protect themselves with guns because guns are dangerous? Will someone please tell me that this country is not in a mess and it lacks common sense?

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Reply 49 - Posted by: little guy, 1/11/2013 10:05:23 AM     (No. 9110568)

Of all the awful things this guy has done, this is low on my ticked-off list. We are still the greatest country in the world and protecting our former POTUS should not be something to cry about. Imagine a former POTUS getting kidnapped and held hostage by any one of several terrorist groups. We´d then spend millions getting him/her back and seeking revenge. Cheaper this way. And yes, our secret service are better than rent a cops. Let´s protect them the right way and send that message. In the future, it´s possible we would have a POTUS who becomes ill and doesn´t have that much $$ to hire guns.

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Reply 50 - Posted by: farmwife, 1/11/2013 10:29:46 AM     (No. 9110628)

I don´t mind paying agents to protect them, but I do mind paying for agents that these people turn into servants--carrying luggage, cleaning cars, fetching coffee, etc. Clintons were famous for that.

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Reply 51 - Posted by: Chiritwo, 1/11/2013 10:33:29 AM     (No. 9110638)

I thought he was against guns. No wonder people just shake their heads at everything he does. The press is so quiet about this guy. Do they realize the dangerous game they´re playing?

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Reply 52 - Posted by: chicodon, 1/11/2013 11:10:51 AM     (No. 9110722)

In a way it´s fitting. He will have no privacy in perpetuity. Of course he will look upon them as Barack Hussein´s Republican Guard.

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Reply 53 - Posted by: Udanja99, 1/11/2013 11:14:07 AM     (No. 9110728)

Back in the early 80´s I had a friend who was a SS agent. He told me that the worst possible duty assignment in the SS was that of guarding Jimmah in Plains, GA. Guarding the black trash in Hawaii would probably be a pretty good gig, at least when one if off duty.

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Reply 54 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 1/11/2013 11:46:12 AM     (No. 9110793)

We have been paying for their protection for a period of ten years. That was ample.

To pay for every former president AND HIS WIFE for life is unreasonable. Who wants to kill aany of them after they have been out of office for ten years?

Obama can´t find enough ways to spend money can he? But he keeps at it.

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Reply 55 - Posted by: owl, 1/11/2013 11:57:38 AM     (No. 9110818)

Jimmy Carter is STILL using the Parks Dept. to clean his pool and manicure the yard , to the tune of umpteen bucks . Any bets on what this POS will end up with ?. I´d have to say the Hawaiian villa for starters . And don´t forget to throw in a free 747 with all the luxuries . American people , you voted for him , so EAT CAKE .

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Reply 56 - Posted by: strike3, 1/11/2013 12:09:33 PM     (No. 9110847)

Biden is going to announce the government´s big ambition to control our guns tomorrow. Coincidental that OB One is worried today? I think not.

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Reply 57 - Posted by: Felixcat, 1/11/2013 12:15:00 PM     (No. 9110859)

So how many former Presidents have been assassinated? No reason that a wealthy former President and his family cannot decline USSS protection and hire personal security (most of who are retired USSS and Special Ops) . And if you look at the history of terrorist atatcks on Americans - they´ve gone after the average American.

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Reply 58 - Posted by: Memphis, 1/11/2013 12:44:58 PM     (No. 9110923)

He is not a lawful president, he is a squatter in chief, who is using forged IDs and belongs in prison



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Reply 59 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/11/2013 12:45:40 PM     (No. 9110925)

Oh, so he forces US to pay gun toting folks to protect him and then has the audacity to try to take our guns away from us so we are basically defenseless...got it!

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Reply 60 - Posted by: Namma, 1/11/2013 12:56:56 PM     (No. 9110957)

who is obama afaid of..if he is taking our guns away it must be someone in another country..or will he be doing something so outragish after he takes Amerikans guns that he will need protection...

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Reply 61 - Posted by: gwmcclintok, 1/11/2013 1:23:50 PM     (No. 9111030)

I would like to know who protected all those legless, armless, faceless men and women who were maimed and slaughtered under Bush in Iraq. For Nothing! Tell me for what?
These gory high fillutin presidents deserve nothing.

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Reply 62 - Posted by: caddyjak, 1/11/2013 2:25:04 PM     (No. 9111181)

#60...If only you had run the RNC during the last election Fraudobama would be packing permanently for Hawaii....

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Reply 63 - Posted by: wsdiego, 1/11/2013 5:14:02 PM     (No. 9111467)

Isn´t that what the wall between agencies was about for Clinton?

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Reply 64 - Posted by: philemon1967, 1/11/2013 6:56:22 PM     (No. 9111609)

Perhaps, Obama knows that the muslim terrorists he dispatches with his drones have friends and relatives who won´t soon forget. But, he has more cause to worry about a threat from a different direction. He´s storing up a lot of divine wrath with his selling the Jews off to the ravenous wolves of the Islamic world and payback is coming. There is no human protection that can protect him when divine retribution comes.

I think ex-presidents should have armed protection but perhaps they should pay for it themselves. If they can earn millions on speaking engagements, they should be able to pay for their bodyguards and not burden an already broke country.

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As the House prepares for several key votes on former Internal Revenue Service employee Lois G. Lerner and potential legal action, analysts say she and her attorney have mishandled their case by picking and choosing when they want to talk, and to whom they are willing to talk. Ms. Lerner faces a vote in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Thursday that could begin the process of accusing her of contempt of Congress. The Ways and Means Committee announced that it will hold a vote Wednesday on whether to officially accuse Ms. Lerner of breaking the law by

Senate Approves Ted Cruz´s Bill
Denying Visa to Iran´s U.N. Ambassador
Associated Press, by Donna Cassata    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/8/2014 6:24:49 AM     Post Reply
The Senate approved a bill Monday to bar a former hostage-taker tapped to be Iran´s ambassador to the United Nations from entering the United States. By voice vote, Republicans and Democrats united behind the legislation sponsored by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, that reflected congressional animosity toward Tehran and its selection of Hamid Aboutalebi. Iran´s envoy choice was a member of a Muslim student group that held 52 Americans hostage for 444 days in the 1979 seizure of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. The "nomination is a deliberate and unambiguous insult to the United States," Cruz said in remarks on the Senate

Obama dangles student-loan
freebie for midterm 2014 voters
Daily Caller, by Neil Munro    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/8/2014 6:05:05 AM     Post Reply
President Barack Obama today suggested that’s he’ll pressure Congress to to reduce voters’ student-loan payments before the November elections. “We’ve got to make it easier to repay student loans,” he told a subdued and unresponsive audience at Bladensburg High School, in Prince George’s County, Md. He used the same student-loan pitch in the run-up to the 2012 election, which helped him improve his support among younger voters, many of whom are having difficulty earning enough in the Obama economy to pay off their college debts. In June 2012, Congress voted to delay a planned increase in student-loan interest rates, after



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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.

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

Revealed: Obama´s friend and
civil rights firebrand Rev. Al
Sharpton was a paid FBI informant
who wore wire to trap Genovese,
Gambino family wiseguys

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Daily Mail (UK), by David Martosko    Original Article
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Rev. Al Shaprton, the controversial civil rights leader-turned-broadcaster, was a confidential FBi informant for years and helped the feds put members of the Genovese and Gambino organized crime families behind bars, it was revealed Monday in a sensational exposé. President Barack Obama will speak this week for the second time at the annual meeting of Sharpton´s National Action Network, raising questions about the group´s special treatment. Sharpton´s special relationship with the Justice Department may also explain why his NAN has been allowed to skirt responsibility for $1.9 million in back taxes and penalties it has owed the IRS since 2006

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

Al Sharpton´s Secret Work
As FBI Informant

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Smoking Gun, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: drive- 4/7/2014 2:00:17 PM     Post Reply
When friends and family members gathered recently at the White House for a private celebration of Michelle Obama’s 50th birthday, one of the invited partygoers was a former paid FBI Mafia informant. That same man attended February’s state dinner in honor of French President Francois Hollande. He was seated with his girlfriend at a table adjacent to President Barack Obama, who is likely unaware that, according to federal agents, his guest once interacted with members of four of New York City’s five organized crime families. He even secretly taped some of those wiseguys using a briefcase that FBI technicians outfitted

Peaches Geldof dies unexpectedly at age 25
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Associated Press, by Sylvia Hui    Original Article
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LONDON - Peaches Geldof, the wild-child second daughter of concert organizer Bob Geldof who worked as a model, a television presenter and a fashion writer and filled the pages of British tabloids with her late-night antics, has died at age 25. There was no immediate word on the cause of her death at her home in Wrotham, Kent, southeast England. Her father said in a statement Monday: "Peaches has died. We are beyond pain." "She was the wildest, funniest, cleverest, wittiest and the most bonkers of all of us," he said. "Writing 'was' destroys me afresh. What a beautiful child. How is this possible that we will not see her again? How is that bearable? We loved her and will cherish her forever."




Caught kissing staffer, Rep. Vance McAllister
asks for forgiveness

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CBSNews.com, by Lindsey Boerma    Original Article
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A married freshman Republican congressman who campaigned on his Christian, conservative values apologized Monday after surveillance video surfaced purportedly showing him in a lengthy liplock with a staffer. In the Dec. 23 footage, obtained by a local newspaper, Rep. Vance McAllister, R-La. - who ahead of his election last fall ran multiple campaign ads trumpeting his faith and family - is seen kissing and embracing a woman for about 20 seconds at his Monroe, La., district office. The Ouachita Citizen reports the woman is the congressman´s 33-year-old part-time scheduler, who is also married.

Millions of Americans aren´t working. Why?
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CNBC, by Allison Linn    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/7/2014 2:32:09 PM     Post Reply
Call it the million-worker mystery. A large chunk of American adults are no longer in the labor force. That has left economists divided over how many of them are voluntarily not working-or even looking for work-because they wanted to retire, go to school or take care of family members, versus how many have been forced out because they couldn´t find a job. (snip) Shierholz estimates that there are currently more than 5 million missing workers who are not included in the unemployment rate because they are neither working nor looking for work, but who might be if the job market

Democrats slam ´offensive´
Pelosi image on Breitbart site

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USA Today, by Catalina Camia    Original Article
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The Democratic National Committee is furious by a conservative website’s ad campaign that depicts Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi clad in a bikini in a provocative pose with her tongue sticking out. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, called on Republicans to press Breitbart News to remove the artwork — one of several suggestive images on the website promoting the new California site. The image of Pelosi, beneath one of California Gov. Jerry Brown’s face photo-shopped onto a flexing body builder, includes the sub-head: “Because you can’t make this s— up.” “To say the least,

Gorgeous George: Regal in red
Kate wears Queen’s New Zealand
brooch as she arrives in Wellington…
but it’s her baby prince who
steals the show

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Daily Mail (UK), by Rebecca English    Original Article
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Wellington -He may be only eight months old. But Prince George made an assured appearance on his debut royal tour this morning. Arriving in New Zealand on the first day of a three-week trip Down Under, the third in line to the throne took the windswept welcome in his stride, although he looked a little chilly in a cream jumper and shorts. Scroll down for video -With a lifetime of royal engagements ahead of him, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are understandably protective of their young son. Indeed, his appearance today was only the second time he has been

Bryan Cranston of ´Breaking Bad´:
Obamacare ´is fantastic´
despite ´growing pains´

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Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: AltaD- 4/7/2014 11:01:59 AM     Post Reply
Add Bryan Cranston, the star of TV´s recent hit "Breaking Bad" and a new Broadway play about former President Lyndon B. Johnson, to Team Obamacare. In an interview with Yahoo News “global anchor” Katie Couric, the actor called Obamacare the highlight of President Obama´s legacy. “Now’s the time to stake a claim to leave your legacy,” he encouraged Obama. “I personally believe that his health care program is fantastic. Yes, there are problems. Anything worth while is going to go through a growing pains period. But this is his legacy and I think it’s a great one because I don’t


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