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Obama’s cashier’s window?
Washington Post, by Editorial

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 1/28/2013 5:47:03 AM

FOR EVIDENCE that the permanent campaign has become embedded in our national life, look no further than President Obama’s recent announcement that he is setting up a group to keep his supporters energized and enrolled for action in a second term. To be called Organizing for Action, the group will harvest the rich data — e-mails and names — of the Obama foot soldiers who knocked on doors and got out the vote. (Snip)Certainly, there’s something bigger going on here — a mix of technical prowess and grass-roots smarts. But there is also a whiff of something fishy.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 1/28/2013 6:35:56 AM     (No. 9143539)

FTA "What’s most troubling is that President Obama seems to have developed a tin ear about shadow money in politics."

As if. Sure WaPo, y´all didn´t see this coming?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Country Boy, 1/28/2013 6:45:28 AM     (No. 9143543)

I thought at this point in a POTUS career (year #5) he´s supposed to be raising money for his library. Something is fishy indeed.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pearson365, 1/28/2013 7:42:01 AM     (No. 9143583)

An Obama voter´s comment to the WaPo editorial says it best:

Mathonwy
2:34 AM EST
This, coupled with the president´s lack of interest in appointing FEC commissioners and his historic rejection of matching funds, clearly demonstrates his hostility to the lessons of Watergate. Could this be the return of the slush fund? I voted for the president twice and this worries me greatly. Did I unknowingly vote for the 21st century Richard Nixon?!?



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Reply 4 - Posted by: wtm, 1/28/2013 7:53:57 AM     (No. 9143595)

NO,
This means that he is STILL campaigning, and intends to run again in 2016, AND FOREVER !!!!

Damn the Constitution !!!!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Crosscut, 1/28/2013 8:05:13 AM     (No. 9143605)

Obama is the most domestically dangerous president in all American history. Even the DNC should stay alert to any secret agenda Obama may have.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 1/28/2013 8:08:39 AM     (No. 9143612)

The campaigning never stops, which was apparently A-OK with 51% of the voting public. What else is he going to do for the next 4 years?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Daisymae, 1/28/2013 8:12:16 AM     (No. 9143617)

I don´t think he wants to run again but would relish the role of king maker.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: M2, 1/28/2013 8:28:09 AM     (No. 9143645)

Let no one forget Obama´s promise to form a "civilian national security force with the power of the military".

Since every city in America (almost) has its own police force, and every State has its own law enforcement procedures, and since the country already has a military and a National Guard, what on earth is the need for Obama´s civilian force unless it is to keep the People´s uprising in line when our guns are confiscated so we cannot protect ourselves from our own government?

Shall we begin peeking beneath the unturned pages and find out what he is really up to?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: EnsignO´Toole, 1/28/2013 8:37:35 AM     (No. 9143668)

#4 I´m afraid has seen into the future. As I posted on this subject a day or so ago, the 22nd Amendment would need to be repealed and replaced by a new Amendment that would allow Obama to seek more terms.

The 22nd Amendment was passed by Congress in March 1947, but it wasn´t ratified until February 1951. The 22nd Amendment came about because of the 4-term strangle hold FDR had on the presidency.

Please be aware that efforts have gone on for the last sixteen years to repeal the 22nd Amendment. From the website Ask.com, it says: On January 4, 2013, Rep. José Serrano once again introduced H.J.Res. 15 proposing an Amendment to repeal the 22nd Amendment, as he has done every two years since 1997.

To be successful this bill would first have to be passed by Congress and then be ratified by 38 states. For Obama to even run in 2016 the above mentioned bill now only has 47 months left to be in place for Obama. Actually, less time when you consider the party conventions take place in either August or September.

Readers must stay on their toes regarding this subject and be alert to Democrat machinations - what else is new where Dems are concerned?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: JAN, 1/28/2013 8:44:32 AM     (No. 9143690)

Just following Bubba´s example.

Why so surprised!!!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: starsNstripes, 1/28/2013 8:49:28 AM     (No. 9143699)

While I´m not sure yet what they huge bankroll will eventually be used for, I am certain of how the huge bankroll will be grown.

Think PUSH/Rainbow Coalition and Jesse Jackson and their corporate diversity shakedowns. In case you are not familiar, the Rev would go to a large, rich corporation and meet with them. His pitch was basically to say "Either hire my friend/relative for your newly created Corp Diversity Executive and ´contibute´ greatly to the PUSH/Rainbow Coalition or we´ll picket and boycott your racist corporation."

Voila! Instant slush fund of millions of corporate dollars and a diversity mole/cancer in every major corporation in America.

Obama has already started this. I saw where his first donors to this new OFA fund are Lockheed Martin and Wal-mart.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: krause, 1/28/2013 8:56:33 AM     (No. 9143711)

I´m not sure the Founders envisioned that politicians´ primary job was to continually have their hand out for money.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Udanja99, 1/28/2013 9:00:15 AM     (No. 9143717)

No need to ratify anything, #9. 0bama has been circumventing the constitution for over four years now and has gotten away with it. If he wants another term he will simply announce that he´s running and the parasites of society will flock to vote for him. Who would stop him? Congress? The Supreme Court? No one will stop him because that would be RACIST.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: RoosterBob, 1/28/2013 9:06:08 AM     (No. 9143731)

"It´s elementary, Mr. Watson, First we have to confiscate any means by which Patriots can ´take up arms´ when they realize what we´re up to."

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 1/28/2013 9:13:17 AM     (No. 9143750)

Why don´t you flat out ask the question instead of tiptoeing through the tulips with it WaPo? Maybe then you can get started on the road back to credibilityville.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Sanspeur, 1/28/2013 9:30:23 AM     (No. 9143789)

Why use "fishy" when words like criminal and illegal , dictatorial, suffice.. No inter species slurs, please...

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Reply 17 - Posted by: earlybird, 1/28/2013 9:36:31 AM     (No. 9143801)

This isn´t "coming". It has been here since the first "Organizing" campaign in 2007-08 when they used every trick in the book - giveaways, dinners with Barack, the works - to glean email addresses for their data bank. They bragged that they had millions.

That organization has morphed along through two campaigns and the first term and is now renamed (again) and rolling through the second term.

This is Axelrod´s Astroturf, the faux grassroots setup intended to change the country. Obie gets the small people stirred up, tells them how miserable they are, puts pressure on them to pressure their congresspersons to pass his legislation. Mooch sends emails to the database, urging them on. Revolution. Go and have another look at Van Jones (top down-bottom up) and Saul Alinsky.

The WaPo appears to be waking up. Finally. After six years of this same strategy. The only slightly new thing is the name.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Cinwasp, 1/28/2013 9:49:29 AM     (No. 9143828)

Grant amnesty, excuse student loans, then have Michelle Obama run for Potus.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 1/28/2013 9:50:26 AM     (No. 9143830)

This man-child is reaching the point of Biblical evil. I wouldn´t want to be in his Guccis.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: TruthAndJustice, 1/28/2013 10:10:11 AM     (No. 9143879)

#9 ensign, you´ve just revealed the reason the DEMONizing Dems are trying to destroyed the GOP in Congress. They want Congress and need it to destroy the 22nd Amendment and install Obama as the front piece for those who have seized control of the USA ...permantly ...

Please understand that the Washington Post was the benefactor, the mouthpiece, the public relations arm for the Satan admiring....Saul ALINSKY....they are proponents of and for Communism

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Reply 21 - Posted by: privateer, 1/28/2013 10:24:58 AM     (No. 9143927)

Even if the 22nd were repealed, wouldn´t 3rd term eligibility begin with newly elected presidents, not current? Otherwise, Bill Klintoon would still be president.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 1/28/2013 10:29:08 AM     (No. 9143935)

If he did decide to run for a third time, how would we stop him?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Felixcat, 1/28/2013 10:49:45 AM     (No. 9144008)

# 13 beat me to it. As stated before, all these challenges to the Constitution and supposedly limitations on his Executive powers are just leading to the biggest challenge of all, a third term, and a do nothing response from a do nothing Congress.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: dlb703, 1/28/2013 10:55:16 AM     (No. 9144031)

Don´t be fooled. During the entire eight-year Clinton nightmare WaPo threw in the occasional critical opinion. Ultimately it meant nothing. WaPo will never...NEVER abondon any leftist politician. They´ll continue to support, cover-up, censor whatever it takes to protect Barack Obama.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Flyball dogs, 1/28/2013 12:34:22 PM     (No. 9144314)

No. 9, I am afraid, is spot-on. However, what to do about The Clinton(s) Problem -- their desired return to power. Will a SCOTUS appt satisfy them (her)?

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Reply 26 - Posted by: chicodon, 1/28/2013 12:39:32 PM     (No. 9144324)

Beck should get out his blackboard. Line diagram on who is directing and funding this shell organization (that could morph into anything, BTW). I smell Soros.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Rubinski, 1/28/2013 12:43:27 PM     (No. 9144333)

#8, perhaps that is why the government is buying all those bullets. As well, yesterday on Drudge I saw that homeland security ordered 7,000 assault rifles.

Building a private army?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: smcchk, 1/28/2013 1:03:44 PM     (No. 9144374)

What is more unbelievable, that Te´o had a non-existent girlfriend or that America elected this grifter twice? Talk about fooled.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: lakerman1, 1/28/2013 1:58:04 PM     (No. 9144505)

#28, don´t forget that in Dreams From My Father, he wrote about ´composite´ girlfriends.
To me, that is more dishonest than te´o´s one imaginary girlfriend.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: safesword, 1/28/2013 2:23:04 PM     (No. 9144576)

regarding #27..those rifles they purchased are,get ready for this,FULLY AUTOMATIC!..not screaming,just stressing they are that way...

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 1/28/2013 3:12:37 PM     (No. 9144692)

Obama´s campaign woman, that Stephanie person, said as much in an interview.

Will the people doing the Obama´s work be issued brown shirts?

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Reply 32 - Posted by: larryp, 1/28/2013 4:17:32 PM     (No. 9144806)

One time,only, on the regular news this reporter said that the largest peacetime movement of troops was occurring and that was the airlift of the entire National Guard of guam to the mainland as Guam is part of USA, a territory.It was for manuevers, training
I never saw the reporter again and the story just died. Did they return? Are they here still, and what for?
Both Red China nd IRan does this type of thing --bring in troops from another far-away area to put dn insurrections. Itis like stepping on cockroaches to them. the Iranian ones and the red chinese ones do not know anyone in the cities.
Nope. the one way we can get some pressure is entertainment, the low hanging fruit.
On our own, each of us, make a decision to not partake of offerings: cds dvds,cinema-going,no leader ,no boycott. Just spend family time w family and what the heck, with all the taxes we heed to spend time on earning too. After 6 mos, callswill be made, visits effected

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Reply 33 - Posted by: alto, 1/28/2013 4:36:53 PM     (No. 9144845)

WaPo is standing up to their necks in the sewer that is Obama and Co. A sewer they helped create and, they smell a ´whiff of something´ ? The last 4 years would gag a sinus-infected North Korean

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Reply 34 - Posted by: wsdiego, 1/28/2013 5:21:25 PM     (No. 9144960)

If, I think the faze is killing the dollar, is his plan, hang on for hyper inflation! It didn´t work for old Jimmy because it´s like chasing your tail! You are never going to get there! With each cycle the burden just get heaver and heaver until collapse!

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 1/28/2013 5:44:45 PM     (No. 9145010)

Perhaps the funds and people are being collected to support a Mooch run for the presidency. She´s still very popular, according to polls.

Once again I draw your attention to the company that set up, or guided the creation of, the blueprint for collecting those democrat funds and volunteers, beginning (apparently) with the democrat convention. Please see:

http://tinyurl.com/9qfmvmo

Note that the website created by the company for the dems drew 400 hits per second at its height. How can Republicans compete with this?

Please read more about the company (whose name I am deliberately not typing but appears when you click on the tinyurl above) which has gobbled up almost all, if not absolutely all, its competition in the nonprofit fundraising business. Click on "Donor Management" (read "manipulation" for "management") to get an idea of how this all works.

If you´re a cat lover and you receive an animal welfare .org solicitation, showing cute cats, it´s probably from this company´s incredible database. If you´re a ferret lover, then you´ll get that same solicitation with a cute ferrets photo and verbiage. It´s why I quit sending checks to charitable organizations a long time ago, but I´ll give them cash. This company´s database gets bigger and more sophisticated as time goes on and it often takes days to integrate a new batch of data to the database software when another competitor has been consumed.

Robots troll the internet for more information on donors via social sites like Facebook. The database has enough information to enable the software to generate a solicitation tailored specifically to a subject or group of subjects. Do you realize the significance of all this to the permanent Obama campaign? Even George Orwell would be taken aback.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: mizzmac, 1/28/2013 6:04:23 PM     (No. 9145036)

Why? Because the man has no moral center. None. No fixed sense of right, wrong, or even of direction. "Whichever way the wind blows, man. And if I do it, it´s gotta be right, right? Anyone gonna question me? Anyone? I didn´t think so."

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Reply 37 - Posted by: ArtieC, 1/28/2013 7:50:12 PM     (No. 9145182)

So. The Washington Post finally smells the four year old fish in the room.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: chance_232, 1/28/2013 9:35:48 PM     (No. 9145299)

" Did I unknowingly vote for the 21st century Richard Nixon?!?"

Number one, the person that wrote this at WAPO is a complete moron. Who and what Obama is has been on full display for anyone willing to see it.

Number two: Richard Nixon was no Obama, and any comparisons is insulting to the memory of Nixon. No one died as a result of Nixon´s indiscretions.

Number three: Were Nixon a democrat today, the press would ignore Watergate as a nothing burger.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: FormerDem, 1/29/2013 12:00:35 AM     (No. 9145462)

Well here´s what I think. Next time Obama wants to ask whether so and so has contriuted or not, obviously aiming to intimidate, the GOP should by all means point out that this is a bad idea. But could we not also get someone to step forward and say that he personally on behalf of the GOP would be very interested in the same information. What we don´t want, is Obama interested and the GOP disarming in advance, saying they´d never look. I mean. Let Obama find out this is a two-edged sword and the rest of us know if he doesn´t that his time in office is limited.

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Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/16/2014 9:37:12 PM     Post Reply
I live in Las Vegas. I live and breath Nevada politics. Something is very wrong. Something smells rotten in the Nevada desert. And Senator Harry Reid’s fingerprints are all over it. I am of course referring to the Bundy Ranch siege. This was a dispute between a Nevada ranching family with rights to the land in question for 140 years and the BLM (Bureayu of Land Management). The government claims they haven’t paid grazing fees for 20 years. The result was a government assault on the ranch- including snipers with assault rifles, SUV’s, helicopters, airplanes and over 200 heavily armed troops. No

Which Actor Portrays The
Best James Bond?

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American Spectator, by Jonah Goldberg and Taki Theodoracopulos    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 4/16/2014 11:20:22 AM     Post Reply
Look, everyone loves Sean Connery, particularly Sean Connery. That’s why he plays Sean Connery in every movie he’s in. People love that Scottish brogue so much, they don’t mind that he has it when he plays Juan Sánchez Villa-Lobos Ramírez, an immortal Spaniard in Highlander. The guy even won an Oscar for playing an Irish cop with a Scottish accent. Talk about sexist double standards: Meryl Streep has to master foreign dialects to get her golden statuettes. Connery just has to show up on time. In economics you devalue a currency by printing too much of it. In film you

Elizabeth Warren whines about coverage
of her fraudulent Indian claim

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Daily Caller, by Patrick Howley    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/16/2014 9:54:52 PM     Post Reply
Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren wrote in her forthcoming book that she was “hurt” and “angry” by 2012 reporting on her fraudulent claim to Native American heritage. “What really threw me, though, were the constant attacks from the other side,” Warren wrote in her book “A Fighting Chance.” “I would almost persuade myself that I was starting to get the hang of full-throttle campaigning and then — bam! Out of left field, the state Republican Party, or the Brown campaign, or some blogger, would launch a rocket at me,” Warren wrote, adding, ”I was stunned by the attacks.” This reporter (blogger?) reported extensively

Former US president joins
opposition to Keystone XL

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Houston Chronicle, by Jennifer A. Dlouhy    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/16/2014 10:32:12 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — Former President Jimmy Carter joined fellow Nobel laureates Wednesday in opposing Keystone XL, insisting that approving the pipeline would trigger “more climate upheaval” around the globe. In an open letter to President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, Carter and the nine other Nobel Peace Prize winners bluntly warned the leaders: “Your decision on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will define your climate legacy.” The missive, published as an advertisement in Politico, represents the first time Carter has taken a position on the $5.4 billion project and makes him the first former president to come

Fox News Poll: Many voters say Obama lies
to the country on important matters

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Fox News, by Dana Blanton    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/16/2014 7:39:27 PM     Post Reply
About six in ten American voters think Barack Obama lies to the country on important matters some or most of the time, according to a Fox News poll released Wednesday. Thirty-seven percent think Obama lies “most of the time,” while another 24 percent say he lies “some of the time.” Twenty percent of voters say “only now and then” and 15 percent “never.” Click here for the poll results. President Obama has been accused by political opponents and media fact-checkers alike of telling falsehoods. Frequently cited: His repeated claim that under Obamacare “If you like your plan, you can keep

Rev. Al Sharpton’s Easter message:
Politically ‘crucified’ Obama has risen again

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Washington Times, by Jessica Chasmar    Original Article
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With Easter soon approaching, the Rev. Al Sharpton on Wednesday drew parallels between the resurrection of Jesus Christ and the resurrection of President Obama’s political career. Joining the “Tom Joyner Morning Show,” Mr. Sharpton said that his message for this Easter is that “no matter what the world may do to you unfairly, no matter how you’re crucified — nailed to the cross at home, or in your personal relationships, or on the job — that you can rise if you don’t lose yourself during the hard times and the challenges.” The reverend went on to say that Christ endured so much humiliation and unearned suffering leading up to his death,

Wendy Davis will undergo neck surgery
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Star-Telegram [Fort Worth TX], by Anna M. Tinsley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/16/2014 4:02:34 PM     Post Reply
FORT WORTH — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis will undergo neck surgery today, her campaign said Tuesday. “After experiencing shoulder and right arm pain in recent weeks, Sen. Davis will have a routine surgical procedure to remove bone spurs and degenerative discs that are creating compression on the nerves in her neck,” campaign spokesman Zac Petkanas said in a statement Tuesday. “This is a common issue experienced by runners and endurance athletes,” he said. Davis, of Fort Worth, will undergo the outpatient surgery at the Fort Worth Brain and Spine Institute. Dr. Thomas Ellis will perform the

Obama administration gives Detroit
$100 million for ´blight removal´

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American Thinker, by Rick Moran    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/16/2014 1:36:54 PM     Post Reply
The cash infusion by the federal government is actually going to help the city pay pensions, even though they´re playing a kind of shell game with the money. As for "blight removal," perhaps they could start with city hall. Reuters: Michigan officials and President Barack Obama´s Administration are discussing a plan to free up $100 million in federal money to aid Detroit´s retired city workers, the Detroit Free Press reported on Tuesday. Citing two people familiar with the talks, the newspaper said the talks were centered around federal money flowing to Michigan for blight removal. Under the plan, $100 million

Michael Bloomberg: ´I Have Earned
My Place in Heaven´

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The Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper    Original Article
Posted By: Bill the Cat- 4/16/2014 9:15:28 AM     Post Reply
Former New York City mayor is pledging to spend $50 million this year to push gun control, the New York Times reports. For this and other deeds (such as taking on obesity and smoking), Bloomberg believes he´s going to heaven. “I am telling you if there is a God, when I get to heaven I’m not stopping to be interviewed. I am heading straight in. I have earned my place in heaven. It’s not even close,” Bloomberg told the Times.

Climate change causing fish to
lose their minds, researchers say

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
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Climate change’s latest casualty appears to be fish — or more specifically, fish brains — as researchers say the carbon dioxide that’s being absorbed into the ocean is causing the scaly creatures to lose their survival instincts. In other words, the fish are losing their minds, The Daily Mail reported. The acid from atmospheric carbon dioxide seeps into sea waters, dissolves and ultimately lowers the pH balance, researchers said. The acidic waters then hamper the fishes’ sensory systems, so they’re not able to distinguish between smells any longer, the scientists went on. When the acid levels get really high, the fish lose their


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