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A state-by-state look
at the Northeast blizzard

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/9/2013 4:40:26 AM

A look at effects in states and provinces in the path of the storm sweeping across the Northeast and southern Canada: --- CONNECTICUT Gov. Dannel P. Malloy imposed a travel ban Friday on the state´s highways and deployed National Guard troops around the state for rescues or other emergencies. A coastal flood warning was posted for southern Fairfield County, saying Friday evening´s high tide could be 3 to 5 feet higher than normal in western Long Island Sound. The state´s two biggest utilities planned for the possibility that up to 30 percent of their customers -

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Judith, 2/9/2013 7:03:18 AM     (No. 9166885)

I´m curious. How did the victims of Sandy make out? Looking out my window, here in MA, I can´t imagine living in a tent during this. God help them.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jir, 2/9/2013 7:04:58 AM     (No. 9166888)

There is an awful lot of global warming out there waiting to be shoveled. Must get caught up on all the articles posted on Lucianne since I went to sleep, before I go out to shovel. Up here in Ringwood New Jersey we have about a foot of snow.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Country Boy, 2/9/2013 7:13:29 AM     (No. 9166894)

Another big yawn of a storm.

Although power outages are annoying (that 17.5Kw generac is pretty loud) weather is not a big issue. Put the weather channel folks in with the MSM. Never let a crisis go to waste.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Sfacheem, 2/9/2013 7:13:35 AM     (No. 9166895)

I could tell this "storm" would be a "bust" in my area when the hyperventilating New Jersey "media" stopped updating the progress of the storm sometime around noon yesterday. Every time they do that I know the orgy´s over.

Everything got cancelled for the entire weekend in my area. We got 5" of snow. I already cleared my driveway and the roads are cleared as well.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: reilly, 2/9/2013 7:41:39 AM     (No. 9166922)


Yeah, it´s a good opportunity for government sheep practice. Close the schools the day BeFoRe the storm. This panic rehearsal is good for people who don´t like to waste a good crisis.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: bdcaruba, 2/9/2013 8:09:19 AM     (No. 9166967)

Where´s the big yawn coming from? Boca? We have 3 feet of snow to shovel. Thanks for letting everyone know it´s no big deal.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 2/9/2013 8:11:12 AM     (No. 9166972)

Here in central Long Island we have about 16 inches and our power is still on....

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Reply 8 - Posted by: steveracer, 2/9/2013 8:18:15 AM     (No. 9166985)

Anything in those hacked George Bush emails that will tie him to this blizzard. Will our dear leader make another trip to New Jersey? Will Marty Dempsey rescue me, come over and help shovel my long driveway?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 2/9/2013 8:19:39 AM     (No. 9166988)

Well, ok...Some areas received a foot or more of the white stuff. But, I am finding it highly concerning that the msmn hypes people up into a frenzy, almost like these are meant to be experiments in thought control of the masses. think this is over the top? dont be so sure.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: vanimal, 2/9/2013 8:21:28 AM     (No. 9166993)

We got 30 inches of snow here just south of NH
Capital. What was the big panic all about? Obama is turning America into a country of takers not makers and a bunch of wimps.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: LadyVet, 2/9/2013 8:24:26 AM     (No. 9166999)

Same thoughts as #1. How are the Hurricane Sandy victims doing? Have they had any heat or electricity, either before or during the storm? If the president were a Republican, the TV camera crew would be camped out (figuratively speaking, of course, in their well-heated vans, leaving only to get their face on TV) in lower Manhattan, on Staten Island, and in the Rockaways, showing a mass of victims and bemoaning the incompetent in the White House and the lack of compassion from the NY governor.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: birddog, 2/9/2013 8:43:15 AM     (No. 9167032)

When wildfires were burning across Texas and other states(many started by illegals on Federal Land) No disaster declaration was allowed..even after WEEKS. This is Snow ...it eventually melts by itself, stay home for a day or two and let the roads get cleared, shovel your walk and drive, help your neighbor do theirs.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: dadofboys, 2/9/2013 8:55:25 AM     (No. 9167047)

Hang on to your Wallet.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mrduc, 2/9/2013 9:04:31 AM     (No. 9167067)

About 2 feet of snow and much higher in the drifts, here in the foothills of the Berkshires in NW CT. Thankfully, we never lost power. We did have the generator and plenty of gasoline at the ready though, just in case. Bought it at least a decade ago and having the peace of mind that comes with owning a generator...it´s the best $$$ we ever spent. But, we believe in being prepared and self-sufficient. That´s cuz we´s ants, not grasshoppers. Prayers for Sandy folks still without their homes; yet another reason why you NEVER trust our goobermint. For anything. Ever.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: owl, 2/9/2013 9:06:50 AM     (No. 9167071)

The whole of the United States revolves around the eastern seaboard , don´t you know . An earthquake could turn Denver to rubble and it´d get some press coverage , but whoa , a snowstorm on Boston and stop the presses ! . # 12 is correct . Remember the tornado that removed Mobile Alabama ? . Didn´t hear about that , eh ?. Go away Mass. and stay there .

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 2/9/2013 9:10:22 AM     (No. 9167079)

The Weather Channel has lost the plot, from silly naming of storms to ´Storm Impact Ratings´ which are meaningless from the off since they never explain what 1 and 10 on the scale might be. Still, that doesn´t keep them from slapping a big rating of 10/10 up there for the panic factor.

From the army of redundant experts in the studio to the ludicrous field reports where snow accumulation takes long hours and therefore lacks drama until after the fact, you know someone is just itching to dispense with the preliminaries, jump up on a desk and scream WE´RE ALL GONNA DIE!!!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: realrep, 2/9/2013 9:22:30 AM     (No. 9167105)

No snow in south central PA. The sun is shining.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: southernboy, 2/9/2013 9:40:31 AM     (No. 9167148)

#17
The Weather Channel used to be my go-to channel. But somewhere along the way they have expanded into a ‘scare-channel’ where there is either ha-ha merriment or disasters around every corner.
I’ve tired of watching some ‘weatherperson’ dressed up in storm gear standing in a gale force wind holding onto their hat and screaming into a microphone. I just catch the ´radar on the 8’ and move on.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Bird, 2/9/2013 9:52:48 AM     (No. 9167181)

Agree with #12 and #15.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 2/9/2013 10:12:24 AM     (No. 9167212)

Holy moly, the over-hypers are naming snowstorms now!

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Susannah, 2/9/2013 10:19:12 AM     (No. 9167224)

#15, sorry to disappoint you, but yes, we here in Mass. did hear about the tornadoes, and the wildfires, and we sent money and people to help.

There´s over two feet of snow. It´s okay. We have power. We have shovels. We have plows. We´ll manage. And the next time you need help, we´ll send what we can.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 2/9/2013 10:28:51 AM     (No. 9167242)

It snows in New England in February? Who knew?




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Reply 23 - Posted by: M Stuart, 2/9/2013 10:59:36 AM     (No. 9167297)

Engineers from GA went to help with power lines & electrical. They were turned around in Maryland and sent home as not needed any more.

Conflicting information.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: philly_patriot, 2/9/2013 11:02:24 AM     (No. 9167303)

Haven´t you heard ......... Weather and ........Climate are NOT the same .........
another recent theory spouted says that ´climate change´ brings on cold weather and SNOW!

Who knew?

NOTE
Whatever snow we got last night has almost already melted.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Hairy Eyeball, 2/9/2013 11:15:00 AM     (No. 9167317)

31" of Globull warming here, still snowing; Had to climb out a window to shovel the 6´ drift blocking the door.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: smcchk, 2/9/2013 11:26:33 AM     (No. 9167337)

About 2 years ago, in the Midwest, we had over 2 feet of snow. A snow plowing truck had to come to get my husband, a doc, who had to get to the hospital to relieve those who had stayed there through the storm. Snowstorms are a pain but if you have food, shelter and warmth, then you have everything and pray for those who don´t.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: RancherJack, 2/9/2013 11:36:15 AM     (No. 9167365)

Meh.

No media outlet gives a fig when all that happens Out Here.

Only when it happens to them.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Pinchem, 2/9/2013 12:06:01 PM     (No. 9167417)

I haven´t figured yet on why every storm is the "worst storm of the century". Is it because they hire the lowest IQ folks at the weather channel? You would think they would have IQ´s high enough to realize that most people are not impressed with the "egotistical look at me Mom" standing out in a Hurricane, Snow storm, or waste deep in a flood.

It´s also hard to have much sympathy for those who get on the roads and stranded when they know the snow/ice/hurricane storms are coming. I heard one report that people were on their way home from work when the storm hit and they were stranded. Well, they had days of notice, why didn´t their bosses let them leave long before the storm hit instead of when it was due to hit?

Truthfully it´s the low income WORKING people I have empathy for. They don´t have the money to buy generators, or have heat,or enough supplies to get through a few days of isolation.

Finally, it pays to plan ahe
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Reply 29 - Posted by: LanieLou, 2/9/2013 12:17:02 PM     (No. 9167449)

It´s almost as though these progressive pols were testing their marshall law capabilities... like a dry run... or a snowy one.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 2/9/2013 12:22:54 PM     (No. 9167462)

For those who do not know. The Weather Channel was sold in 2008 to NBCUniversal. They subsequently disemployed ( must be a liberal term ) most/all of their long time employees and hired those from a unit that belonged to the parent company. Now they present half weather, half reality shows, and all hype and hysteria. For those old enough to remember, we used to get much more severe
winter weather and it was not the end of the
World. There are far more pieces of equipment now than in the past, municipal and private,
including generators in case the power goes out. So to end the Weather Channel is actually no longer just the Weather channel, it´s a NBC product and you know what that means.




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Reply 31 - Posted by: MissileMan742, 2/9/2013 12:23:51 PM     (No. 9167467)

I grew up on the MA North Shore in the ´60s. S "Blizzard" like this was no big deal. A storm would drop 12-18 inches of snow,we´d get a day off from school to dig out, build a snow fort, climb sled hill a few times, then back to daily life. If the power went out we´d light some candles, put a log in the fireplace, cook on the Coleman stove, and listen to the news on WBZ radio.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: OperaBuff, 2/9/2013 12:31:37 PM     (No. 9167484)

This reminds me of an effort by a group of Congress critters right after the end of the Cold War. They were bound and determined to send financial aid to Russia. Why? Because they get snow in Russia, lots and lots of it, and they need our help to deal with it now that they have lost the Cold War. Like somehow none of the plows and shovels would work anymore.

Does anyone else remember that?

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Reply 33 - Posted by: steph_gray, 2/9/2013 12:50:54 PM     (No. 9167515)

I´m with #32 and #22. Those of us with sense in MA (and there are plenty) remember all the storms that were just as large as this one - in fact as recently as 2003, and I happen to remember myself, 1999. This is a normal event here (I have about 2 feet of snow) and just takes planning and some work to deal with.

I actually moved to a different house partially to make snow removal easier. I kept my power this time and have only one thing to worry about - a big job of clearing my low roofs to prevent ice dams - had them once, don´t want ´em again, gotta use a roof rake. This is no fun with shoulder arthritis but it has to be done.

Also most of my friends, moonbats included, make loads of fun of the hyperventilating media around here and the idiot governor who thinks he is a tinpot dictator. And there´s a lot of great humor too. Search YouTube for "Bread and Milk" - great video!


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Reply 34 - Posted by: NancyD, 2/9/2013 1:19:29 PM     (No. 9167554)

We´ve become a nation of pansies.

It´s winter! we get snow, every year, it snows. Once in a while we get big snow, other times we don´t.

So many people are just weak minded sheep who need to be told what to do instead of thinking for themselves.

That´s what happens when the Gov´t does the thinking for its citizens. Liberalism has succeeded in destroying the human spirit and ruggedness.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Mamateach, 2/9/2013 1:33:56 PM     (No. 9167576)

If I didn´t know better I would think that I wrote post #14!
Shoveled the deck and front walkway this morning. Some of the drifts were shoulder height. Driveway was plowed last night, but you would never know it. Am taking a shoveling break before clearing mailbox area and digging my child´s car out of its hole!
Wonder if anyone has gone into labor and can´t get out of their front door much less the driveway???


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Reply 36 - Posted by: excalgalcg, 2/9/2013 2:02:13 PM     (No. 9167613)

Well, folks, I live 7 miles north of Portland, ME and got at least 2 1/2ft of snow. The powerful winds blew snow and blocked every exit of my house. Some of the drifts are six feet high and other places in my yard, are bare ground. We didn´t lose power and my house is warm, got lots of food and a good dog, who isn´t complaining when I had to open the garage door, shovel about 3 ft. of snow away, walk in 2 ft. drifts to find him a place to relieve himself. Never a complaint! Hey, media, it´s winter, it´s Maine we are not Massachusetts therefore, they don´t care!!

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Mickturn, 2/9/2013 2:23:59 PM     (No. 9167642)

Wa Wa Wa... Can´t the NE Libs take a little snow without whining?

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Reply 38 - Posted by: smcchk, 2/9/2013 2:27:17 PM     (No. 9167646)

Sorry, double post, but use the AccuWeather site for your forecasts. They are not into the global warming scam like the Weather Channel is.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: udanja99, 2/9/2013 2:52:16 PM     (No. 9167671)

I live in Virginia and in February of 2010 we had two storms in one week which dropped a total of almost 60 inches of snow on us. Unlike New England, we aren´t used to that kind of snowfall so we were snowed in for 8 days. We got our driveway plowed after 4 days but the DOT didn´t get our road plowed for another 4. We fired up the wood stove and spent a lot of quality time together as a family. Don´t remember the media going nuts about it.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: mikkins2, 2/9/2013 3:30:35 PM     (No. 9167706)

#37
Waterville ME here. Same thing, I don´t understand the big deal myself. I made sure there is gas for the blower, tobacco for my pipe, and food and heat for my girls, looking forward to a day of doing nothing. Once its blows over I will go out and clear the driveway and wave to my neighbors doing the same thing you,me and every other Mainer does after every snow storm.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: NancyD, 2/9/2013 4:17:47 PM     (No. 9167758)

In Houghton Michigan their highest snowfall was 355.9 inches. Now THAT is a lot of snow. Do they complain about it, does the media report it? NO. They just live their lives and deal with it.
Where we live the kids have had 4 days off from school in the past 2 weeks due to snow... Does the weather channel dwell or tell us how to survive the snow? NO, we just deal with it.
When I see the news and they are reporting on the cars getting stuck and the inability to drive in 4 inches of snow it´s a joke.
Suck it up.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Donna M, 2/9/2013 5:12:21 PM     (No. 9167812)

Agree with everyone above about the hype, except in NE. Two feet+ is a LOT of snow at once, even in Maine.

Here in NYC we got about 8" and it stopped by 8am, no big deal; my brother in southern Bergen County NJ got about a foot. What was very hazardous yesterday, and why it was smart to put an early end to Friday was how the storm turned from rain to freezing rain to wet snow about 3-4pm into the evening. All dug out till the next one!

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Reply 43 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 2/9/2013 6:59:02 PM     (No. 9167916)

Apologies to all the L-Dotter hold-outs in NY, CN and MA, but the overwhelming vote for Obama in the November elections makes me think the Northeast deserves every bit of misery they get.
But again, that´s holding nothing against you unfortunates who live amongst that sea of lemmings.
Best of luck to you and may your Obama-voting neighbors get stuck in a permanent snow bank.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: Johnny Rocco, 2/9/2013 9:46:37 PM     (No. 9168002)

18 inches in North Central Massachusetts. Local media was apoplectic forcasting very nearly the end of civilization. 24 hours of state sponsored travel prohibition in the name of public safety.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: Johnny Rocco, 2/9/2013 9:49:10 PM     (No. 9168003)

Just wanted to add: back in my youth, this would have been considered a good snow storm. It is what happened in "winter". Now, nearly a full blown crisis over nearly nothing. God save the Republic from these nanny staters!

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Reply 46 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 2/10/2013 12:20:28 AM     (No. 9168121)

Here on Long Island we had about 18 inches (though others had nearly 3 feet), and spent the day shoveling out the driveway and front walk. The rest can wait until it melts.

We had power, and that´s all that matters.

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For conservatives, the story of the Obama years has been the depressing spectacle of Republicans fighting a rearguard action covering their retreat from a Democratic agenda backed by superior numbers. Republicans began the Obama administration with effectively no leverage: Barack Obama in the White House, Nancy Pelosi in the speaker’s chair, and Harry Reid running the Senate. The outcome of that was the enactment of the Affordable Care Act, the worst domestic defeat for the cause of limited government in a generation. The 2010 congressional elections gave Republicans some relief in the form of a House majority empowered to contain

Senate Democrats struggle to define
a message that can save their majority
Washington Post, by Karen Tumulty & Paul Kane    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 3/29/2014 1:12:07 PM     Post Reply
Democrats are going into the 2014 midterm elections with their control of the Senate greatly imperiled and with the prospect of an Obama presidency completely hobbled in its final two years. In response, the president and his party are struggling to come up with a broad economic message that can rebut, or at least deflect, the continued GOP assaults on the president and his new health-care law. Thus far, what they have produced is a smaller, more targeted approach — one that seeks to gin up the enthusiasm that has been lacking in key parts of their base, but that

The end of zoos?
Hot Air, by Jazz Shaw    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 3/29/2014 12:26:12 PM     Post Reply
Last month, Allahpundit touched on the rather gruesome story of a Copenhagen zoo which shot Maurice the giraffe in the head and fed him to some lions. In closing, he asked what may have turned out to be a somewhat prophetic question. How much of an uproar would there have been if Marius had belonged to a more aggressive, less cuddly species? Probably no death threats if he was Marius the alligator, I assume. Well, AP, it looks like we may have at least a partial answer to that query. Granted, we’re not talking about an alligator here (or any other cold



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Can Rick Perry Get A Second
Chance With GOP Voters In 2016

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Daily Beast, by Myra Adams    Original Article
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After a disastrous presidential campaign in 2012, can Texas Governor Rick Perry mount a credible bid for the White House in 2016? Texas Governor Rick Perry is currently on a media tour touting the theme that America is a great place for second chances, specifically second chances for Texas governors with national ambitions. Perry is trying to erase the memory of his disastrous 2012 GOP presidential campaign which included “brain-farts” and “oops” debate moments with his folksy, charming, and uniquely American manner. Curious about Perry’s comeback strategy, I asked Texan and GOP presidential media guru, Mark McKinnon and he said,

Oversight Dems Ask Issa to Call
Off Benghazi Investigation

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PJ Media, by Bridget Johnson    Original Article
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All 17 Democrats on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee have called on Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) to end the “partisan” investigation into the Benghazi attack “and begin focusing instead on conducting responsible oversight to implement constructive reforms.” The Dems, led by ranking member Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), charged that the probe “has been characterized by wild and unsubstantiated political accusations that turn out to be completely inaccurate.” They proceeded to outline those instances in the five-page letter. “Continuing this reckless pattern of launching wholly unfounded accusations on national television — and racking up more and more Pinocchios in the process —

White House looks to regulate cow
flatulence as part of climate agenda

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Daily Caller, by Michael Bastasch    Original Article
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As part of its plan to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, the Obama administration is targeting the dairy industry to reduce methane emissions in their operations. This comes despite falling methane emission levels across the economy since 1990. The White House has proposed cutting methane emissions from the dairy industry by 25 percent by 2020. Although U.S. agriculture only accounts for about 9 percent of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, it makes up a sizeable portion of methane emissions — which is a very potent greenhouse gas. Some of these methane emissions come from

Influential Republicans working to draft
Jeb Bush into 2016 presidential race

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Washington Post, by Philip Rucker & Robert Costa    Original Article
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Las Vegas - Many of the Republican Party’s most powerful insiders and financiers have begun a behind-the-scenes campaign to draft former Florida governor Jeb Bush into the 2016 presidential race, courting him and his intimates and starting talks on fundraising strategy. Concerned that the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal has damaged New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s political standing and alarmed by the steady rise of Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.), prominent donors, conservative leaders and longtime operatives say they consider Bush the GOP’s brightest hope to win back the White House.

Startling Rift on Supreme Court
Springs From Error by Kagan
On Text of Obamacare Law

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New York Sun, by Betsy McCaughey    Original Article
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A startling rift appeared Tuesday on the Supreme Court as the three female Justices came out swinging like Brunnhildes — women warriors — for what they erroneously labeled an “entitlement” to employer-provided contraceptives and morning-after pills. The Justices were hearing oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a case hyped by the Democratic Party as a test for women’s rights. Justices Kagan, Ginsberg, and Sotomayor sprang on Hobby Lobby’s attorney , interrupting his every sentence and pummeling him with questions taken right out of the Democratic Party’s “war on women” playbook. That playbook was laid out in a

Lighten up on the first lady
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Washington Post, by Kathleen Parker    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 3/29/2014 2:21:53 PM     Post Reply
The past couple of weeks have marked a turning point in American ugliness as the mob has turned its full fury on first lady Michelle Obama. From criticism of her trip to China to a recent “tell-all” by former White House assistant press secretary Reid Cherlin in the New Republic about Obama’s allegedly tyrannical behavior, the gloves have been removed. As described, she was a perfectionist — super-attentive to detail and laser-focused on advance planning. And this is bad because? Worse, according to a former (anonymous) staffer, there was no barometer for meeting Obama’s high standards. “The first lady having

Influential Republicans
working to draft Jeb Bush
into 2016 presidential race

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Washington Post, by Philip Rucker and Robert Costa    Original Article
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Many of the Republican Party’s most powerful insiders and financiers have begun a behind-the-scenes campaign to draft former Florida governor Jeb Bush into the 2016 presidential race, courting him and his intimates and starting talks on fundraising strategy. Concerned that the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal has damaged New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s political standing and alarmed by the steady rise of Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.), prominent donors, conservative leaders and longtime operatives say they consider Bush the GOP’s brightest hope to win back the White House.

Student, 20, sues for $40MILLION
after being hauled from her car at
gunpoint and arrested for buying beer
underage when she only bought WATER

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Daily Mail [UK], by Peter Rugg    Original Article
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A University of Virginia student arrested by Alcoholic Beverage Control agents who wrongly believed she´d illegally bought beer when in fact she only had bottled water is seeking $40 million in a lawsuit filed Tuesday. Elizabeth K. Daly, 21, alleges malicious prosecution, six counts of assault and battery and failure to appropriately train ABC agents in the suit which names the state and seven agents involved in her arrest. (Snip) Daly claimed she attempted to flee from the agents because neither were in uniform, one pulled a gun, and the other tried to smash her car window with a flashlight. ´My

Bob Kerrey Calls Obama a Delusional
Liar; Renders Himself MSM Nonperson

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Newsbusters, by P.J. Gladnick    Original Article
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Imagine if a former Republican presidential candidate and U.S. senator had called a current Republican president a delusional liar whose programs are wasteful. Would the mainstream media not be all over the story? Such a person would be interviewed at length by Wolf Blitzer on CNN as well as made the rounds of the morning talk shows and the Sunday news programs as well. The media buzz would be red hot on this topic for days extending into weeks. Well, there is such a person but because he is a Democrat saying these things about President Obama, we can expect

Race equity summit to address
widening wealth gap between races

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Detroit Free Press, by Niraj Warikoo    Original Article
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With studies showing widening economic gaps between whites and African Americans, civil rights leaders in metro Detroit are concerned. “We’re going in the wrong direction,” said Freda Sampson, a leader with the nonprofit group Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion. “We’re getting further and further divided.” To help close that racial and class divide, her group is holding an all-day conference, called the Equity Action Summit, on Saturday at Cobo Center in Detroit. (Snip) Saturday’s conference, supported by the NAACP and Fair Housing Center of Metro Detroit, is to feature talks by President Barack Obama’s former pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah

Did baby Barack Obama live with
Ann Dunham in Seattle?

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American Thinker, by Shawn Glasco    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 3/29/2014 9:39:28 AM     Post Reply
Only "mere scraps of data documented" Barack Obama´s mother´s "days in Seattle," writes Obama biographer David Maraniss in his 2012 Barack Obama: The Story. Incidentally, Maraniss was telling the truth: Ann´s "days in Seattle" weren´t mentioned in Dreams from my Father and were only vaguely implied in Maraniss´s lengthy 2008 article. And it appears that the only "scraps" of evidence of Obama´s mother´s time in Seattle during 1961-1962 was a listing in a Seattle Polk directory and a University of Washington (UW) transcript. And it appears that the only "mere scraps" of evidence of baby Barack´s time in Seattle are

What’s the least valuable
college degree in the U.S.?

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CBS News, by Aimee Picchi    Original Article
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With high school seniors and their families now deciding where to enroll for college next fall, they might want to take a gander at research showing the best -- and worst -- values for a degree. The shocker in a survey by PayScale, a research firm that focuses on compensation, is that there are schools where students would have been better off not attending. Why? The 20-year net return on their college investment amounts to a financial loss, even when financial aid is included. Taking the time to get and spend money on a degree, in short, means you might actually find yourself in a financial hole. The survey may add to parents' doubts about


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