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Sequester This! President Obama´s
Colossal Media Blunder

Forbes, by Bill Frezza

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Posted By:MissMolly, 2/28/2013 5:53:49 AM

President Obama has gone all-in trying to get Republicans to blink and serve up another round of tax increases in lieu of the looming spending sequester. Eschewing talks with Congress or any pretense of leadership, he is instead flying around the country burning $180,000 an hour on Air Force One laying out a parade of horribles that will descend upon us if the growth of federal spending were reduced by one iota. Why is he doing this? Because the mainstream media are lapping it up. Poisoned meat coming to grocery shelves near you! Air traffic grinds

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jntsrgn, 2/28/2013 6:19:49 AM     (No. 9200326)

The facts don´t matter. Obama will get what he wants.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pineledger, 2/28/2013 6:28:18 AM     (No. 9200335)

Well, he always has in the past. But wouldn´t it be nice, just once, for this guy to have to play by the same rules as everyone else?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mainelysane, 2/28/2013 6:30:49 AM     (No. 9200340)

The history of the media blaming Republicans at the behest of Obama and the Republicans folding.... nothing will changes. We live in the Age of Stupid.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mws50, 2/28/2013 6:32:23 AM     (No. 9200341)

Our federal government is seriously broken. They and our clueless journalists are in a tizzy about $83 billion in budget "cuts".

If you had a $3,800 budget and you "lost" $83, what would you do? Spend the other $3,717? Of course.

The federal budget, according to base-line budget, would grow to $3,810 billion AFTER the $83 billion was taken away. This is a MASSIVE scam, not a massive budget "cut".

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Reply 5 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 2/28/2013 6:34:02 AM     (No. 9200343)

DH has Fox & Friends on in the mornings and he said he saw the words ´Obama backpedals´ in a trailer. Stay tuned.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: OhMy, 2/28/2013 7:05:34 AM     (No. 9200385)

A good start would be to get rid of the baseline budget idea and the notion of any automatic increase. Then a cut would be a cut and we would be done with this hypocritical crying demagoguery as we have today over a 2 % reduction in the rate of increase. After trillions in real increases doubling the spending, this is not yet a real cut! GOP caving to this hysteria and lies must end or all the disasters Obama predicts will happen for real. Another fact is that even Obamas beneficiaries in the public sector will be destroyed by a total collapse just like the private sector is now being destroyed. Wake up!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: fhancock, 2/28/2013 7:09:00 AM     (No. 9200388)

Good Grief...another chance for thuggery

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Grambo, 2/28/2013 7:11:26 AM     (No. 9200392)

I wonder how different the country would be if only voters who knew what baseline budgeting was could vote.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: JAN, 2/28/2013 7:17:57 AM     (No. 9200395)

Every working person in the US took a 2% decrease in their take home pay on Jan. 1st.

Their world did not come to an end. They tightened their belt and did the best for themselves and their families.

If this bloated government cannot sustain itself with 2% less of our money then we are truly doomed.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Foggybottom, 2/28/2013 7:21:05 AM     (No. 9200398)

In the real world we do zero based budgeting where you constantly review whether expenditures are still necessary.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Deedo, 2/28/2013 7:52:46 AM     (No. 9200441)

We have a real cabal here. There is a willful political party that wants to spend and grow government at all cost. There is also a majority of the press supporting that party, making it hard to overcome.

The employees of this spend-at-all-cost government are also duplicitous in the engagement. So this is a pretty tough hill to climb.

Those of us who are outsiders trying to restrain the insiders growing government for their own personal gain are at disadvantage.

I think that galvanizing the Tea Party movement in a serious manner is the best way to break the socialist/commy political shift. Also, Breitbart-style media control is also very helpful.

There are still more of us than of them. On a personal note, I´m going to have to call out even members of my own family for being Obama supporters. We each must do the same.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: kanphil, 2/28/2013 8:01:04 AM     (No. 9200455)

#6, I agree. Baseline budgeting is one of the greatest lies ever foist on the American public with the express purpose of deceiving us about what the congress is spending. It has no other purpose.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: jackburton, 2/28/2013 8:03:58 AM     (No. 9200463)

Hopefully a lot of people read this column and start pulling out and publishing examples of waste and fraud in the gov´t. Good call. Great time. Do it!

Also, what post #9 said. Median household income down 4$k, healthcare costs up 2.6$k and this clown CAN´T find ANYwhere to cut?

Try AF1 trips. Try Moochelle vacations. The dog trainer. Dude, you´re not trying.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 2/28/2013 8:07:41 AM     (No. 9200474)

Just his "golf " vacation with tiger would have paid for 100 teachers for a year

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Reply 15 - Posted by: rightfromthestart, 2/28/2013 8:15:13 AM     (No. 9200490)



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Reply 16 - Posted by: rightfromthestart, 2/28/2013 8:24:27 AM     (No. 9200507)

As always,the Democrats are playing the long game, if there is this much angst and discomfort over an $85 Billion INCREASE, will anyone in the future have the strength to attempt an actual cut? I doubt it. Harry Reid actually fought to retain the $25k for the Cowboy Poetry Festival, how will it ever be possible to cut NPR,ACORN (it´s still there, don´t kid yourself)Planned Parenthood and the rest. The Dems know the Republicans don´t have the wherewithal to fight to the death over ever dime the way they do.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: jorgecito, 2/28/2013 8:50:08 AM     (No. 9200549)

#5. I stayed tuned for the clip, and it´s true! Obama DID backpedal ...

Obama gave a speech yesterday in which he drastically changed his doomsday rhetoric -- this is my paraphrase (not verbatim):

You may not notice anything from the sequester, unless you work in the Pentagon or if you´re a family waiting for your child to get a slot in Head Start ... but make no mistake, the sequester will hurt the economy ...

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Reply 18 - Posted by: LZK, 2/28/2013 8:57:19 AM     (No. 9200564)

It doesn´t matter if the Rinos in DC cave tomorrow and give the prez what he wants. He still looks like a fool marching all over this country on Air Force One -- spending taxpayer´s dollars to make a political statement.

Those wrascally republicans are bad/bad/bad.....

He over/played this one....

LZK

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Reply 19 - Posted by: maryc, 2/28/2013 8:57:52 AM     (No. 9200566)

I´d like to start a cuts ´wish list´

above all else obama ´care´
czars
michelle´s ´staff´
vacations for the obama´s
lavish dinner parties with their celebrity friends.


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Reply 20 - Posted by: chicodon, 2/28/2013 9:08:50 AM     (No. 9200603)

If you think Obama was insufferable over the sequester, just wait for the government shutdown show during the month of March. AF1 will be given a fresh annual and Obama will take to the skies. His first speech will feature food stamp horror story victims.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: chicodon, 2/28/2013 9:11:21 AM     (No. 9200606)

#19
Aren´t the czars already gone? He caught too much heat over them if I remember correctly.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: LanieLou, 2/28/2013 9:16:01 AM     (No. 9200620)

HLN just warned watchers to get their taxes in if they want their return, as IRS workers may be laid off & their returns could be really late! I´d say that would be something to celebrate!

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Reply 23 - Posted by: sadc, 2/28/2013 9:20:04 AM     (No. 9200629)

#20, the food stamp EBT fiasco, that we the taxpayers afford is a good place to start trimming. At a local bakery in our town, women come in with EBT cards and do not buy day old bread or basics, no, they order 100 dollar cakes for kid´s parties. On one such order the EBT patron was not satisfied that the $100 Cinderella cake had enough glitter on the frosting so threw it against the wall and demanded a new one. And they complied. I don´t believe this was the intent of food stamps or EBT but some of these have scams that run up $5k balances on their cards. How is this possible? But we will hear how they are starving it we cut as little as $1.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 2/28/2013 9:23:24 AM     (No. 9200637)

Never underestimate the republicans willingness to cave at the last minute, thus giving Obama what he wants, or at least most of what he wants.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Rinktum, 2/28/2013 9:42:06 AM     (No. 9200693)

My question is why aren´t Republicans countering Obama´s "rallies of lies" with ads on TV that give the kind of easily understood examples like the one Poster #4 gave? Spend some money to actually do something to save the country instead of saving it for the re-election of the folks that got us into this situation.

I know I beat this dead horse regularly but when will the RNC realize there is more to politics than winning an election. How about just once debunk the lies of the democrats. You may just gain a few converts.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: killerbee, 2/28/2013 9:58:18 AM     (No. 9200722)

There´s no such thing as a "media blunder" for Obama. After the past four years, who could possibly assume such a ridiculous premise. The media will cover Obama 100%. If they look like they´re criticizing him, look again. It´s a setup for the next big coddle.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 2/28/2013 10:04:13 AM     (No. 9200743)

Yesterday Obama had a "meeting" with the House Republicans for SEVEN MINUTES. In other words, just long enough for him to claim that there was a meeting at which the Republicans refused to "compromise". He didn´t even try to convince them. Does this look as though the Republicans are caving? Does it even look as though they are being asked to do so? It seems to me Obama has given up on that and now is just settling for blaming them.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: CEP, 2/28/2013 10:06:58 AM     (No. 9200754)

You would think this would open people´s eyes to just how much some depend on the government for their very existence. Obama has been going around touting just how this will bring the country to it´s knees with no food for children, no daycare for children, no education etc. etc. etc. The only thing that this will hurt are politicians who enjoy passing out goodies to the low information voters who think that government is the answer.


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Reply 29 - Posted by: Arby, 2/28/2013 10:09:50 AM     (No. 9200761)

If Dick Morris and others are right, Fauxbama is flailing because he knows the economy is tanking and he wants to divert attention from his tax hikes (as cause) and instead fix attention on republicans re: the sequester.

My prediction: the press will still give him a pass for the next few years, but when it´s finally finished they´ll embrace the PIAPS, saying that she can solve our problems (problems they refused to discuss for eight years).

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Reply 30 - Posted by: RancherJack, 2/28/2013 10:33:21 AM     (No. 9200812)

#1 is correct

Out here where the LowFo lives, no amount of facts or truth seeps through.

LowFos control the frequency right now with their Narcissistic demand of Me, Me, Me.

The "Put Upon" and "Payback" Generation is upon us and they don´t know why they´re so useless anymore than we do.

It ios a fog of dangerous stupidity.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Butch59, 2/28/2013 10:53:10 AM     (No. 9200858)

Reguardless of whet happens tomorrow, you can bet the farm the there will be some high visiablity actions for the public to see and that the dims already have ads ready to go Monday morning about how all of this is the fault of Republicans. And the Republicans will not have any response to the attacks. Happens every time.

I´m getting to to point that I really don´t trust the "leaders" of the Repubican party either. Just like Karl Rove, all they think of is finding people who are "electable". And they usually means some RINO or dim lite.

I look for CONSERVATIVES to support!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: strike3, 2/28/2013 11:34:04 AM     (No. 9200935)

"we get to watch the leader of the Western world holding a busted flush..."

The obamaclown looks like a fool every other day but as long as very few laugh at him, the foolishness goes unnoticed.

Many people still give him the benefit of believing he has America´s best interests at heart when only our destruction is on his mind. The man has a sick mind and the sequester fiasco is just one more step on the way down.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: stryker714, 2/28/2013 11:47:35 AM     (No. 9200962)

Bamboozler and team are probably fighting against spending cuts as hard as they are because they can´t afford to give an inch, lest a protocol be set which is opposite of their goals.

The DC lefties pretty much have a zero tolerance on spending cuts, a digital value of "no", if you will. They are conditioning the republicans and American citizens, in more ways than one.

There are only absolute values in their world and no dissent must be allowed first and foremost, to maximize long term destruction to America. Sounds like Middle East dictators or communist nations, aye? Go figure.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: dman, 2/28/2013 1:07:45 PM     (No. 9201104)

Bingo, Mr. Frezza. I´m delighted and amazed to see the Pubs stand up to the WH bullying - so far.

Just keep McCain and Graham locked up in the cellar and we can win this round.

March 31 approaches. Lock and load.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: udanja99, 2/28/2013 1:10:39 PM     (No. 9201109)

When zippy was successfully blaming the Republicans, the sky was falling. Now that the truth about the sequester´s origin has come out via Bob Woodward, and zippy is being blamed, all of a sudden it´s no big deal. Even koolade drinking leftists have to see the bait and switch zippy is trying to pull off.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: IRC, 2/28/2013 1:44:40 PM     (No. 9201177)

As someone else pointed out, all this angst over an $85 billion cut but they doled out $50 billion for Hurricane Sandy without blinking an eye.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/28/2013 1:55:20 PM     (No. 9201202)

As just mentioned on Rush...

Sequester ME, Bro!

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Pinons, 2/28/2013 2:21:32 PM     (No. 9201239)

In addition to #19, sequester this:

Obomaphones (people did w/o these for years).
Guns for Mexican drug cartels.
Guns to Al Queda.
Fighter jets and tanks to Egypt.
Foreign aid to the Middle East countries.
Conventions and conferences.
Maintainging unused buildings and vacant homes (sell them).
Credit card abuse.
Food stamp abuse (no alcohol, junk food, etc.)
Medicare fraud.
Funding stupid research studies.
Cut back govt employee salaries.
Tvs, Ipads, Ipods and Iphones for govt. employees.
Funding for the Kennedy family.
Tax refunds to dead people and subsidies to prisoners and dead people.
Hollywood subsidies.
Use of Air Force 1 to campaign against the American people.
Photo ops and vacations for Obozo.
Mooche´s wigs, vacations and expensive wardrobe.

The list goes on and on and on . . .

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Reply 39 - Posted by: mollyb0122, 2/28/2013 2:42:04 PM     (No. 9201280)

Does anyone know why we pay for the Presidents wife and kids, I don´t care what party you are, to go anywhere except with the President? They are not elected officials?! That expense needs to be stopped immediately. It has been abused to the max and we can no longer afford it.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: caddyjak, 2/28/2013 3:41:29 PM     (No. 9201383)

#38...And beside all that, he still AIN´T BLACK.....

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Reply 41 - Posted by: STLstudent, 2/28/2013 5:12:58 PM     (No. 9201489)

Somehow, someway the Republicans will surrender. They cave-in, they lose, they quit, they screw-up... they´re Republicans.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: gesundheit, 2/28/2013 8:27:41 PM     (No. 9201736)

If the Sequester goes into effect despite all of Obama´s herculean efforts, how will Obama continue to be viewed as a Messiah?

Messiahs don´t lose, especially to Republicans, whom Obama has spent his entire presidency sneering at for their lack of intelligence on every issue under the sun.

The only way the Democrat/MSM machine will be able to salvage Obama´s reputation as a superior being after his Sequester defeat will to force the issue out of the public consciousness as quickly as possible.

Blaming the Republicans would be a major error, since doing so would remind the public that the Republicans were smarter than Obama at a crucial time, and that Obama is not only a loser, but a sore and whiny one.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: ricktutt, 2/28/2013 8:30:25 PM     (No. 9201739)

Karma will get you Barrack Obama! It will be fun to watch!

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Reply 44 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 2/28/2013 8:38:52 PM     (No. 9201745)

My take, say all you want about the pubbies appearance of being in disarray. To some extent, they are. But, dont lose view of the dims. In their case, it is not the appearance of being in disarray, they are in disarray. I dare say that Obie´s hidden worry is that this year´s sequester and subsequent sequesters will put his ObieCare at risk of collapse. Imagine that.

When you think about it, the pubblies displaying disarray, whether true or not is the perfect cover for letting Obie stew in his own fat.

Obie owns the sequester. I doubt it will be all that hard to chop a few government travel junkets and other pork out of the spending plan. Only question is whose pork gets chopped out of the budget first after Obie gets done blowing away tax dollars on his AF-1 sequester circus.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: Melody, 2/28/2013 9:01:01 PM     (No. 9201770)

It´s not just McCain and Graham. Our senator, Toomey, was trying to come up with a plan to give away the store to Obama. Arrrgh.

I just looked at C-Span. McCain is crying real tears over military "cuts."

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Reply 46 - Posted by: Happy Trails, 3/1/2013 1:16:01 PM     (No. 9203033)

It is past time for the CIA to give Obama the same treatment it gave Hugo Chavez. Where are the patriots who promised to support the Constitution against all enemies, both foreign and domestic?
Well there he is, the biggest fraud, terrorist, traitor and saboteur in American history. They had Patton killed for far less.
Communists are taking over the government, and our destruction is there on the horizon.

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Posted By: MissMolly- 4/10/2014 4:45:36 AM     Post Reply
Give this retching, crying, sniveling, vomiting degenerate an Academy Award! I don’t know how much more I can take of Oscar Pistorius’ rubbish. A prosecutor on Wednesday ordered the athlete known as the “Blade Runner’’ for the carbon-fiber blades that replace his lower legs — which he’s not afraid to use as props to score pity — to “take responsibility’’ for slaughtering his beautiful girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine’s Day, 2013. He told Pistorius, 27, to look at a picture of the blood- and human-tissue-covered head of the model and TV personality, who died, like a caged animal, at age 29 inside

Rolling Stone´s Julia Louis-Dreyfus
cover features flawed US Constitution
New York Daily News, by Adam Edelman    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/10/2014 4:20:20 AM     Post Reply
Rolling Stone’s Constitution cover is in need of an amendment. The cover of the storied rock magazine’s latest issue features a naked Julia Louis-Dreyfus with a faulty U.S. Constitution inked on her back. Just above her derriere sits the signature of one of the nation’s most prominent Founding Fathers, John Hancock. There’s only one problem, however: John Hancock didn’t sign the U.S. Constitution. Hancock, president of the Second Continental Congress, actually signed the Declaration of Independence. His autograph on that document is so stylish and large, in fact, that it inspired the use of his full name as a synonym for

Arrested in 1 killing, man says he
was a cartel hit man for decades
Los Angeles Times, by Diana Marcum*    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/10/2014 4:06:56 AM     Post Reply
RICHGROVE, Calif. — In March 2013, a man with brooding, mahogany eyes and a walrus mustache traveled from his home in California to visit relatives in Alabama. The trip did not end well. When a business acquaintance insulted Jose Manuel Martinez´s daughter, Martinez put two bullets in the man´s head, officials said. It was a matter "of family honor," Errek Jett, an Alabama prosecutor, said Wednesday. But it was not, it turned out, the first time he had killed — far from it, authorities believe. Martinez, 51, was charged Tuesday with killing nine men mostly in California´s Central Valley, part of a



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Bundy Ranch, the Federal Government,
and the Nevada Water Tipping Point

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American Thinker, by Monica Morrill    Original Article
Posted By: mikkins2- 4/12/2014 7:29:42 AM     Post Reply
Many Americans have been watching with great consternation the ongoing struggle between the Federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the U.S. Marshals against Cliven Bundy and his family. There are no signs of either side relinquishing their position. Many onlookers have been informed that this dispute is over protecting the desert tortoise. But it is nothing of the sort. In fact, the reality of the dispute goes far underneath what is being talked about. The more appropriate source of the dispute is ground water as well as surface water -- this is a war over water. Cliven Bundy and his

Cowboys steal their cattle BACK
in tense showdown over Nevada´s last
rancher: Protesters break federal
blockade as militias threaten to
join fight and pregnant woman claims
she was assaulted by agents

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Daily Mail (UK), by Dan Miller & Meghan Keneally    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/11/2014 10:29:52 AM     Post Reply
The son of the Nevada rancher locked in an increasingly tense land dispute with the federal government, says their cowboys managed to break a blockade and retrieve around 30 head of cattle. Federal agents swooped on Tuesday after Cliven Bundy, dubbed the last remaining rancher in southern Nevada, refused to remove his herd of 900 cows from land he claims has been in his family since 1870. The heavily-armed federal agents, equipped with eight helicopters and backed-up by snipers, surrounded the Bundy ranch after the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) attained a federal court order to confiscate the family´s herd. But

Hillary Clinton Cancels Appearance Where
Benghazi Victim´s Mom, Protestors Await

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Cybercast News Service, by Barbara Boland    Original Article
Posted By: BaseballFan- 4/11/2014 10:02:18 AM     Post Reply
Hillary Clinton was the planned keynote speaker at the 17th Annual Western Healthcare Leadership Academy in San Diego on April 11 - but she´s cancelled her visit in the midst of planned protests from San Diego locals and military families. Protestors organized by "The Difference Matters" do not want the former U.S. Secretary of State to come because of Clinton´s role in the Benghazi scandal. "She is not welcome here in San Diego by so many of us. We don´t want her here," said Jan Iverson, a local mother and protestor. (Snip) Clinton´s office says she changed plans because of

Meet the Clinton shoe-thrower
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NBC Universal, by Emma Margolin    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/12/2014 5:03:17 PM     Post Reply
Who throws a shoe? Honestly! That would be 36-year-old Alison Ernst of Phoenix, Arizona, who was charged Thursday night with disorderly conduct by the Las Vegas Police Department after allegedly throwing a shoe at former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. According to NBC News, who spoke with a Secret Service official, the U.S. Attorney’s office has declined federal prosecution. Ernst was wearing shoes on Thursday night when she attended a speech Clinton was giving in Las Vegas, but apparently brought an extra one specifically to throw at the former secretary of state. The official said the incident appeared to be “premeditated.”

The five extra words that can
fix the Second Amendment

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Washington Post, by John Paul Stevens    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 4/11/2014 10:35:30 PM     Post Reply
Following the massacre of grammar-school children in Newtown, Conn., in December 2012, high-powered weapons have been used to kill innocent victims in more senseless public incidents. Those killings, however, are only a fragment of the total harm caused by the misuse of firearms. Each year, more than 30,000 people die in the United States in firearm-related incidents. Many of those deaths involve handguns. The adoption of rules that will lessen the number of those incidents should be a matter of primary concern to both federal and state legislators. Legislatures are in a far better position than judges to assess the

Nevada Cattle Rancher Wins
´Range War´ With Feds

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ABC News, by Liz Fields    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/12/2014 3:33:27 PM     Post Reply
A Nevada cattle rancher appears to have won his week-long battle with the federal government over a controversial cattle roundup that had led to the arrest of several protesters. Cliven Bundy went head to head with the Bureau of Land Management over the removal of hundreds of his cattle from federal land, where the government said they were grazing illegally. Bundy claims his herd of roughly 900 cattle have grazed on the land along the riverbed near Bunkerville, 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas, since 1870 and threatened a "range war" against the BLM on the Bundy Ranch website after one of

Sunk: Climate change threatens to
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Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/11/2014 4:08:01 PM     Post Reply
Recently elected Democratic Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is warning that global warming could raise sea levels high enough to flood the Hampton Roads region, home to the world´s largest naval base, without immediate and “smart decisions.” Addressing an environmental summit this week at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va., McAuliffe embraced climate change, blamed humans for causing it, and said action is needed now to protect Virginia´s coast from rising ocean levels that will result from global warming. “The first big decision of course is to accept that climate change is real,” he told the group. “I happen to believe in

President Obama stands by Rev. Al Sharpton
while accusing Republicans of trying
to restrict the right to vote

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New York Daily News, by Celeste Katz & Annie Karni    Original Article
Posted By: Flyright- 4/12/2014 7:02:39 AM     Post Reply
President Obama stood Friday with the Rev. Al Sharpton and accused Republicans of trying to keep millions of Americans from voting, in a fiery speech days after new revelations about Sharpton’s past as an FBI informant. “The right to vote is threatened today in a way that it has not been since the Voting Rights Act became law nearly five decades ago,” Obama told the annual convention of Sharpton’s National Action Network in Manhattan. Obama’s appearance represented a presidential seal of approval of Sharpton’s role as a civil rights activist, amid the new revelations about how Sharpton used a wire to record

Barbara Boxer Says Keystone
Pipeline a Cancer Risk

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Breitbart California, by William Bigelow    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/12/2014 6:54:45 PM     Post Reply
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) is now accusing the Keystone pipeline of being a cancer risk. Her first point was that the pipeline “will bring 830,000 barrels of dirty tar sands oil into our nation every day.” She then segued to point #2 by asserting that the heavy tar sands oil will put people who live near refineries at risk for cancer: Significantly higher levels of dangerous air pollutants and carcinogens have been documented downwind from tar sands refineries, and in these areas people are suffering higher rates of the types of cancers linked to these toxic chemicals, including leukemia and

White House Denies ’09 Fort Hood Victim´s
Request for Meeting With Obama

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ABC News, by Lee Ferran    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/11/2014 6:08:03 PM     Post Reply
As President Obama spoke of old "wounds” at Fort Hood this week, the White House declined a request from a survivor of the 2009 massacre there to meet with Obama for a few minutes so the veteran could explain face-to-face how he believes the government has mistreated and disrespected the victims of that attack. Staff Sgt. Alonzo Lunsford (ret.) was shot seven times in November 2009 when Army psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Hasan opened fire at Fort Hood, killing 13 people. Despite Hasan’s admission that he carried out the attack on behalf of the Taliban and revelations that he had been

Jeb Bush defends ‘act of love’
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Politico, by Maggie Haberman    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/11/2014 12:53:18 PM     Post Reply
STAMFORD, Conn. — Jeb Bush defended his controversial comments about immigration reform, insisting they were nothing new for him and urging “sensitivity to the immigrant experience.” At a Connecticut Republican party dinner Thursday night, the former Republican governor of Florida did not repeat his remarks from last weekend at his father’s presidential library, when he said that people who come to the United States illegally in search of a better life for their children “broke the law, but it’s not a felony. It’s an act of love.” This time the potential 2016 candidate put it differently. “To be young and

Media-Suppressed Nevada Case History
Shines Truth on Government Ranch invaders

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Canada Free Press, by Judi McLeod    Original Article
Posted By: snowcloud- 4/11/2014 12:08:32 PM     Post Reply
Coming clearly through the throbbing of helicopters and the roar of the SUVS of the feds harassing the Cliven Bundy Ranch, patriots there for Bundy should “tell it to the judge”. There is mainstream media-suppressed case history in Nevada the feds are desperately trying to keep under wraps. Chief Judge Robert C. Jones of the Federal District Court of Nevada smacked down high-handed, abusive feds, sending the pretend cowboys riding roughshod over Western ranchers and property owners back to their cobweb-laced offices in 2013. In spite of their 200 armed snipers with boy toys in tow, those Stetson-wearing feds hunkering down on Cliven


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