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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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Megyn Kelly’s "Kelly File" is a great news show. She’s incisive, informed and customarily handles the toughest guest with aplomb. But her lengthy interview of Facebook C.O.O. Sheryl Sandberg about her second book in the Lean In series Lean In: For Graduates was a head shaker. Amazing that she of all people allowed Sandberg to restring the same old, same old, shamed, and shopworn feminist myths about women and girls and then jangle it in front of her viewing audience like something new out of the box. Indeed Kelly all but genuflected in front of this woman. Kept her on thru

Why You Should Be Sympathetic
Toward Cliven Bundy

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Powerline, by John Hinderaker    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 4/15/2014 8:40:58 AM     Post Reply
On Saturday, I wrote about the standoff at Bundy Ranch. That post drew a remarkable amount of traffic, even though, as I wrote then, I had not quite decided what to make of the story. Since then, I have continued to study the facts and have drawn some conclusions. Here they are. First, it must be admitted that legally, Bundy doesn’t have a leg to stand on. The Bureau of Land Management has been charging him grazing fees since the early 1990s, which he has refused to pay. Further, BLM has issued orders limiting the area on which Bundy’s cows can

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)

Biden Tells Boston Bombing
Survivors, ´It Was Worth It´ (Video)

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Breitbart´s Instablog, by Debra Heine    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/15/2014 9:28:18 PM     Post Reply
Less than a minute into his speech at the Boston marathon bombing memorial on Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden went tragically off script and told the crowd of Boston bombing survivors that "it was worth it." After expressing how impressed he was with the tribute, he said somberly, "let me say to those ´quote survivors,´ my God, you have survived and you have soared. It was worth it. I mean this sincerely - just to hear each of you speak. You´re truly, truly inspiring." The audience sat in stunned silence until Biden declared, "I´ve never heard anything so beautiful than

White babies just 15 months old show racial
bias when picking playmates, study found

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Daily Mail (U.K.), by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/15/2014 10:23:35 PM     Post Reply
Toddlers show racial bias when picking playmates, a study reveals. They also take account of how fairly others behave. Researchers tested the reaction of white 15-month-olds as toys were distributed. Two white adults divided the toys, one equally and the other unequally. Seventy per cent of the toddlers chose to play with the researcher who distributed the toys fairly. But in a second test, when one researcher favoured a white recipient over an Asian one, they picked the ‘fair’ researcher less often, the journal Frontiers in Psychology reports. And the babies are more likely to help those who share the same ethnicity, which is known as

Casual marijuana use linked with
brain abnormalities, study finds

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Fox News, by Loren Grush    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/15/2014 6:12:53 PM     Post Reply
Casual marijuana use may come with some not-so-casual side effects. For the first time ever, researchers at Northwestern University have analyzed the relationship between casual use of marijuana and brain changes – and found that young adults who used cannabis just once or twice a week showed significant abnormalities in two important brain structures. The study’s findings, to be published Wednesday in the Journal of Neuroscience, are similar to those of past research linking chronic, long-term marijuana use with mental illness and changes in brain development. Dr. Hans Breiter, co-senior study author, said he was inspired to look at the effects of casual

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

Atlanta Braves flooded with Hank
Aaron hate mail: He’s a ‘s*****g’

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Washington Times (D.C.), by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/15/2014 3:23:19 PM     Post Reply
Hank Aaron’s recent comments about the need for America to realize that racism is still very much alive and thriving — only now due to those who wear “neckties and starched shirts” rather than KKK hoods — has sparked an angry backlash and many fans are turning the tables, calling the baseball legend himself a racist. “Hank Aaron is a s*****g piece of [expletive] [racial slur],” one man said in an email to the Atlanta Braves’ front office, one of the teams Mr. Aaron used to play for, CBS News reported. “My old man instilled in my mind from a

White is not right: Campus admins ask
for help weeding out white people

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Daily Caller, by Robby Soave    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/15/2014 7:47:18 PM     Post Reply
Western Washington University sent a questionnaire to students asking them for advice on how the administration could succeed at making sure that in future years, “we are not as white as we are today.” The question notes that WWU’s racial make up does not perfectly reflect the nation at large, and asks students to consider strategies that other universities have used to focus on skin color as the paramount indicator of a student-applicant’s worth. The president of WWU has stated that his explicit goal is to reduce the white population on campus, according to Campus Reform. “I’ve said before and I’ll say it

If a nuclear bomb exploded in downtown
Washington, what should you do?

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The Week, by Marc Ambinder    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/15/2014 4:51:46 AM     Post Reply
Funny question in the headline, yes? But since President Obama worries more about the threat of terrorists´ improvised nuclear device going off in a major American city than anything Russia can throw at us, I was wondering if the government had deigned to share with us citizens any tips for, you know, surviving something their own intelligence points to as the likeliest unlikely Black Swan event. Well, no. And yes. No — very few people in Washington, D.C., who work for the government have any idea what they would do if a 10-kiloton nuclear device exploded at the intersection of 16th and K


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