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Why Bob Woodward´s Fight With
The White House Matters to You

National Journal, by Ron Fournier

Original Article

Posted By:Ruhn, 2/28/2013 2:15:18 PM

The fight between the White House and journalistic legend Bob Woodward is a silly distraction to a major problem: The failure of President Obama and House Republicans to lead the country under a budget deadline. Woodward-gate is a distraction the White House welcomed, even encouraged, as part of a public-relations strategy to emasculate the GOP and anybody else who challenges Obama. It is a distraction that briefly enveloped my reporting last weekend, when I essentially broke ties with a senior White House official.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: convert, 2/28/2013 2:24:44 PM     (No. 9201247)

Wow. OK. this is starting to get interesting. There´s no more reliable liberal voice among reporters than Fournier. Think the WH thugs may have finally pooped in their dinner bucket. :-)


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Reply 2 - Posted by: danboy, 2/28/2013 2:32:44 PM     (No. 9201259)

All of this stuff is diversionary tactics to keep us from the real goal: O will appoint himself dictator. Who´s to stop him?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 2/28/2013 2:50:36 PM     (No. 9201296)

No! This is important. It is a critical crossroads. Reading of other important and well respected (until now) by the left media icons declare they have also been threatened by the Øbama WH staff, they seem incredulous that Õbama would allow this. They are all saying, "If only the President knew. . . "- it´s an outrage, first and a stunning surprise to them personally- all of them, especially the older ones, like Woodward. They are like kids who have been told there is no Santa. And, the idiots running the Øbama WH have not caught on that something huge is about to happen to their man if they don´t back off- and more of the lefty media types in Washington are starting to get sweaty palms over it. The threats have the breath stink of Valerie Jarret all over them- her Chicago style slip is showing. And, I have to wonder if her thuggish habits are stronger than her Kitty Litter intellect. If so, we may be watching a radical tidal shift in the "chocolate and sweet´ relationship the Øbamunists have with the main stream American media.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bluehouse, 2/28/2013 3:02:23 PM     (No. 9201318)

Fournier give Obama a pass on his character, "there is no reason to doubt Obama’s integrity -- period." Four Americans died in Benghazi, nobody died in Watergate.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: schnapps, 2/28/2013 3:10:11 PM     (No. 9201330)

FTA: I decided to share this encounter because it might shed light on the increasingly toxic relationship between media and government...

First bit of good news I´ve heard in a while, even though Ron thinks it´s a bad thing.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: alloysteel, 2/28/2013 3:13:51 PM     (No. 9201337)

It won´t matter. In the end, both Bob Woodward and Ron Fournier will fold like dirty shirts, and accept the current status, which is a crumbling and disintegration of all standards of reporting.

Both Woodward and Fournier suffer from an obsessive white guilt, and in the end, will not pursue even legitimate discussion about the shortcomings of this out-of-control regime (acting President Valerie Jarrett) now squatting in the White Hut.

Bronco Bama is not now in control of the events as they proceed from the White Hut, and probably never has been.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: pouncer, 2/28/2013 3:16:08 PM     (No. 9201341)

FTA: This can’t be what Obama wants. He must not know how thin-skinned and close-minded his staff can be to criticism. “I have the greatest respect and admiration for what you do,” Obama told reporters a year ago. “I know sometimes you like to give me a hard time, and I certainly like to return the favor, but I never forget that our country depends on you.”

This is exactly what he wants and expects of the people who surround him. That way he can still "say" the things he says while "doing" whatever the heck he and his puppet masters please. Wake up media, You are part of the little people so if you don´t tote their water AND like it, you will be eliminated.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: rmagnus, 2/28/2013 3:32:48 PM     (No. 9201370)

I don´t believe a bit of this faux righteous indignation from any of these libs including Woodward and Fournier. You can bet this is coordinated with the White House.

The press will get to claim they are back to hard nosed reporting and speaking truth to power. A couple of minor staffers will be admonished but none of it will get to Obama because he will say something like "such behavior toward the press will not be tolerated in my administration". With their supposed "credibility" restored the press will get behind Obama more than ever (that´s why Fournier claimed Obamas integrity was not in question - he is leaving the door open to get back behind Obama.)

The makeup sex among this group will be disgusting.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: kayworthy, 2/28/2013 3:53:47 PM     (No. 9201404)

Just heard the crew at MSNBC laughing maniacally that Woodward should be hired by Fox News. This after filling their coffers with Obama administration castoffs. Bring it on Bob!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: tangerinedream, 2/28/2013 5:19:24 PM     (No. 9201500)

I´m not so sure Woodward is going to fold. We´ll see.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: CEP, 2/28/2013 5:44:55 PM     (No. 9201537)

This is something that will come back to bite Obama and his White House. No matter who you are you can only push just so far and then they start to push back. Woodward is doing it and that is a signal to young journalists to also jump on Woodwards bandwagon, so they may be left out of some WH briefings but they also know that Obama will eventually leave and they will still be there. Also after so many are left out then the quality of what is coming out of the WH will be suspect if it is only being reported by bended knee, kiss Obama´s butt types.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Coy860, 2/28/2013 7:25:01 PM     (No. 9201663)

These reporters sound like they are in an abusive marriage..and keep going back for more because they "love" the abuser.
They are traitors to America, because they wouldn´t report the truth, although it was the right thing to do.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 3/1/2013 7:35:16 AM     (No. 9202173)

#9 I don´t think there will be any admonishment coming. If this "very senior" member of the administration is Jarrett (as some suspect) she is actually his superior in the White House.
The article naively states, "This can’t be what Obama wants. He must not know how thin-skinned and close-minded his staff can be to criticism." In fact, they are a reflection of their boss, who is so thin skinned that shaving is a daily peril.
The future of our nation may rest in the propensity of the press to get their feelings hurt.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Me?Opinionated?Nah!, 3/1/2013 8:23:21 AM     (No. 9202267)

Contrary to the conventional so-called wisdom which has been “out there” for more than four years, Barack Hussein Obama is America’s first gray, not black, president. 50% black + 50% white = 100% gray. So, can we finally clear that up and get it out of the way?

Next, Barack Hussein Obama and his acolytes, minions and supporters of the donkey party, whether outwardly or inwardly, are never to be trusted at face value. Ever! For more than four years, by virtue of the way they operate, they’ve earned that distrust.


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Reply 15 - Posted by: Echohawk, 3/1/2013 8:30:33 AM     (No. 9202283)

I agree with #3 and #12. Sixty-nine-year-old Bob Woodward has very little to lose. He is financially secure and his reputation is unassailable (to Obama´s ultimate regret).
Woodward was on Sean Hannity´s show last night and spoke of feeling ´uncomfortable´ with Sperling´s remark about how much he would ´regret´ speaking against Dear Leader. Woodward also referred to 30 minutes of shouting between Sperling and himself.
As per this article, Ron Fournier is rolling onto his back and showing Obama his throat even as we speak.
Bob Woodward is not.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: LZK, 3/1/2013 8:39:56 AM     (No. 9202301)

Poster #2 -- I´ll listen to your gloom and doom scenario for a short time -- but -- at the end of the day -- Americans don´t have "dictators" in their DNA...

It ain´t gonna happen -- so just relax and enjoy the bamster´s discomfort with his sequestration (sp?) thingy. I heard on Levin last night that that word in Spanish means hostage. Could that be -- my Hispanic friends?

LZK

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Adam, 3/1/2013 9:01:50 AM     (No. 9202359)

Am I the only person who thinks this cracking in the MSM´s armor protecting Obama is the result of the Clinton´s working against Obama behind the scenes? They are good political analysts and seeing an administration going downhill after Hillary leaves it, helps her. Moreover, the Clinton´s HATE Obama more than McCain or Romney do.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 3/1/2013 9:13:35 AM     (No. 9202383)

Would not be surprised about Clinton. He always did his best work behind closed doors.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: donnaclaire, 3/1/2013 9:20:22 AM     (No. 9202393)

Mean, ruthless, vengeful, dictatorial, nasty, hateful, vindictive! Guess who. No, not some mafia don - our president.

The people who are turning on Woodward are indicative of those we´ve been talking about - people who adore and worship Obama, with tingles up both legs at the mere mention of him. They´re not just crazy, or mean - they´re crazy-mean!

They portray anyone who opposes Obama as a racist redneck who hates old people, sick people, little children, minorities and poor people. Obama and his henchmen want everyone in this country to lie down, shut up, and obey. And so many are. Never thought this could happen to our country.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: gone2pot, 3/1/2013 9:36:21 AM     (No. 9202431)

This story is nothing more than a result; a result of voters, their lives utterly and completely centered on themselves while they excrutiate over who´s car will get repossessed on Lizard Lick Towing and how many pimples Justin Bieber needs to pop. Do you know why this will matter not one whit? Here´s why;

(there is no reason to doubt Obama’s integrity -- period)

You see, the Fourth Estate can´t figure out where the ball ends up in Obama´s CLEAR cups and balls trick, either.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Rinktum, 3/1/2013 9:38:13 AM     (No. 9202439)

When we look to the government for our very sustenance, the possibility of a dictator type to emerge in this country becomes a real possibility. The progs have been working toward this goal for decades. They know that few people are willing to take a stand against a government that feeds and houses them. Since the media is all in with the Obama agenda, they will punish anyone who exposes the bullying of reporters by the Obama White House, even Mr. Woodward. In their arrogance they believe he is old and will be easy to cull from the herd. It is going to be interesting to see if the the old guy still has what it takes to confront a dishonest Democrat President.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: bluefindad, 3/1/2013 9:39:47 AM     (No. 9202440)

My tweet was not intended to compare Nixon to Obama (there is no reason to doubt Obama’s integrity -- period) but rather to compare the attack to the press strategies of all the presidents’ men.

I´m with several previous posters. This statement compromises the author. This is all about Woodward´s challenging Obama´s factually proven lie that he had nothing to do with the sequester. The controversy around Woodward has once again deflected the issue from the real topic - Obama´s bald-faced lie.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: starboard, 3/1/2013 9:53:41 AM     (No. 9202468)

I hear Dominos clicking in the distance.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: peterfleming, 3/1/2013 10:06:48 AM     (No. 9202500)

Ron Fournier is typical of the adulating Washington press, worried about covering their own ass first. The worm is turning.
Woodward, in his own cautious way, has turned the tables on Obie by getting him to threaten Woodward. This is an invitation to other cautious, shall we say cowardly, reporters who obediently go into the White House for their daily propaganda drivel. They call it a relationship. But wait a damn
minute, anybody can have an anonymous tipster and anybody can feed any interesting tip to their favorite blog...or
start their own. Nobody has to ever walk in that corrupted building to get sanitized
censored "news". Being a White Houe reporter
is a sham,a charade nowadays. Breitbart
is the photo journalists answer, and pioneer
Matt Drudge operates his giant site, DRUDGE,
without sending any obedient, subservient
little reporter droids into any government building under any official guise. Drudge and Breitbart have people EVERYwhere feeding
more information now than ever before in our press history. The Good News is, we are now getting tons more Bad News ! because the old style commie controlling editors and old media editorial NYT policies are almost totally defunct, are dying a slow death. The worm is turning. Who´s next?
Maybe a couple of real whistleblowers ?
Yeah, maybe a few gutsy, honest, fed up, good people are just waiting for a moment like this to happen.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: RancherJack, 3/1/2013 10:31:42 AM     (No. 9202566)

Throw some yo-yo under the bus.
Declare Mea Culpa
It all goes away

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Reply 26 - Posted by: penelopewaits, 3/1/2013 10:58:20 AM     (No. 9202644)

I agree that Woodward won´t cave. His reputation depends on people believing him implicitly.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: M2, 3/1/2013 11:11:49 AM     (No. 9202688)

Is Fournier serious?:

...(there is no reason to doubt Obama’s integrity -- period) but rather to compare the attack to the press strategies of all the presidents’ men..

Fournier actually buys that Obama is a man of integrity?

The official angered by my Woodward tweet sent me an indignant e-mail. “What’s next, a Nazi analogy?” the official wrote, chastising me for spreading “bull**** like that” I was not offended by the note, mild in comparison to past exchanges ...

If a White House "official" is perpetually angry about what is being printed and bullies reporters about stories, you can bet it´s coming from higher up.

I received several e-mails and telephone calls from this White House official filled with vulgarity, abusive language, and virtually the same phrase that Politico characterized as a veiled threat. “You will regret staking out that claim,” The Washington Post reporter was told.

So Woodward isn´t imagining he was threatened. Others have been threatened and have come forth to say so. Imagine how many others are afraid to.

...but I [Obama] never forget that our country depends on you [reporters].”

TRANSLATION: I never forget that my agenda depends on your total compliance and complicity. If you guys bail on me, I´ll never take America down as is my plan.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: geronimo, 3/1/2013 11:23:20 AM     (No. 9202703)

The White House response to Woodward is pretty standard stuff whenever it wants to quash public comments they don´t like: set the hounds to baying.

In this case, many of the hounds are just fresh-faced puppies who have not yet made their bones in the arena of political reporting. There is not a seasoned 40-year veteran among them.

Lanny Davis said "You don´t threaten Bob Woodward. He´s one of the best reporters ever".

http://www.wmal.com/common/page.php?pt=WMAL+EXCLUSIVE%3A+Woodward%27s+Not+Alone+-+Fmr.+Clinton+Aide+Davis+Says+He+Received+White+House+Threat&id=8924&is_corp=0

If he is indeed one of the best reporters ever, it will be interesting to see his reaction. This is not his first dust-up and the louder and meaner it gets, the more likely it is to harden his resolve. We´ll see.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 3/1/2013 11:28:44 AM     (No. 9202721)

The more you stir it, the more it stinks.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: papasparky, 3/1/2013 11:32:25 AM     (No. 9202730)

Woodward may have encountered that proverbial fork in the road that Yogi Berra made famous.

When he and Carl went after Nixon with a vengeance and gained status in doing so, there was no ideological conflict involved. Nixon was the enemy and deserved to be dethroned in their eyes.

No such simplicity in this budding battle -- Obama is one of theirs. He may be a lying SOB but he´s their SOB, as the old saying goes.

Fournier has already hedged his bet by stating he does not question Obama´s integrity, when in fact Obama has no integrity to question -- never had and never will have.

Sperling should have warned Bob not to anger the Valkyrie or there could just be, "hell to pay", to use her phrase.

It will be interesting watching this play out -- will love of country or party allegiance win the day?

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Reply 31 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 3/1/2013 12:06:08 PM     (No. 9202822)

Bottom line: The White House Press Eunuchs will fall in line after this little hissy fit is over.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 3/1/2013 8:17:24 PM     (No. 9203706)

Until I see a drastic improvement in the msm´s performance, nothing to see here. I do hope the Woodward fiasco brings some benefits to getting the msm´s failures out in the open and the leadership in the msm that made it happen and resulted in the wrong outcome last November. And still waiting for some of the sheep and mis-aligned pubbie voters to wake up. Reasonable attempt by Fournier to shed light on the issue.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 3/1/2013 8:50:18 PM     (No. 9203739)

This can’t be what Obama wants. He must not know how thin-skinned and close-minded his staff can be to criticism.

Ron, his staff is merely a reflection of him as a "leader." Idi Obama is the most thin-skinned pResident ever!

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Reply 34 - Posted by: EQKimball, 3/1/2013 9:45:14 PM     (No. 9203791)

Dear Coach Obama, Please do not think me rude, insubordinate or disloyal. I always have and always will love you, Coach, but some of your assistants are betraying you and getting on my nerves. Nevertheless, you can count on me to remain a protective member of your team. Your faithful servant, now and forever, Ron Fournier

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Reply 35 - Posted by: get er done, 3/1/2013 11:38:59 PM     (No. 9203906)

When a twirp from the white house phones you and shouts at you over the phone for half an hour, and then sends you such an email, it is a THREAT.

Bob Woodward´s fight matters to all true Americans.

Woodward should write another book exposing everything the liberal heathen media has covered up about 0 and his cabal.

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Daily Caller, by Vince Coglianese    Original Article
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The White House is going to war with another fox — and this time, it’s personal. The Wall Street Journal reports that a red fox has been causing chaos around the White House, tripping security alarms, digging up Michelle’s garden and distracting the president from his duties. The Secret Service won’t give any details about how often the fox trips the White House’s obviously sophisticated security alarms, but rest assured, officials say, they’re watching. President Obama was apparently “stunned” to see the fox roaming freely down the oft-photographed White House colonnade, home to the world’s shortest, but most dramatic, outdoor strolls. The bushy-tailed visitor

Students Demand Acknowledgement of
Robert E. Lee´s ´Racist and Dishonorable Conduct´

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Breitbart´s Big Government, by AWR Hawkins    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 12:35:28 PM     Post Reply
A group of seven multiracial Washington and Lee University (W&L) students are demanding the school remove all Confederate flags from campus and "acknowledge" General Robert E. Lee´s "dishonorable side." According to the Roanoke Times, "seven multiracial students, calling themselves ´The Committee,´" have also demanded the school "acknowledge and apologize for participating in chattel slavery." They want recognition of "Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the undergraduate campus" and an end to "neo-Confederates" marching across campus "to the Lee Chapel on Lee-Jackson Day." The students say they will "engage in civil disobedience" if their demands are not met by September 1st. They added: "The

Living in the New York Times World
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American Thinker, by J. Paul Masko    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 4/19/2014 7:48:36 AM     Post Reply
I began reading the entirety of the first section of the New York Times at nine years old, and continued that practice, more or less, for decades.(snip) ...the power of reverence, intrinsic to what I call the “cascade” of The Times: the near avalanche-like flow and distribution of information through electronic and print networks: through like-minded network newscasts, magazines, local newspaper s, blogs, daytime talk TV, late-night entertainment, statements at media award ceremonies, the celebrity Twitterverse, etc. The cascade rolls through Saturday Night Live, Jon Stewart, The New Yorker, the mouths of third-grade teachers, Elmo, Madonna and Susan Sarandon …through

´America´s royal baby´: How Chelsea´s first
child could give Hillary Clinton a boost in
the polls if she runs for president in 2016

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Daily Mail (U.K.), by Jessica Jerreat    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/19/2014 7:12:10 PM     Post Reply
For Hillary Clinton, having her own baby grandchild to kiss on the campaign trail, could be one of the biggest boosts to her possible presidential election campaign. Although the former Secretary of State and First Lady has not said if she will run in 2016, the arrival of her first grandchild will soften her image, analysts have said. While Chelsea only revealed her pregnancy on Thursday, supporters of her mother have already started cooing over a possible baby in the White House. With the Clintons having a near-royal status in the U.S., the announcement of a new arrival due this fall has sent

In a Hole, Golf Considers
Digging a Wider One

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New York Times, by Bill Pennington    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/19/2014 10:48:33 AM     Post Reply
GREENSBORO, Ga. — Golf holes the size of pizzas. Soccer balls on the back nine. A mulligan on every hole. These are some of the measures — some would say gimmicks — that golf courses across the country have experimented with to stop people from quitting the game. Golf has always reveled in its standards and rich tradition. But increasingly a victim of its own image and hidebound ways, golf has lost five million players in the last decade, according to the National Golf Foundation, with 20 percent of the existing 25 million golfers apt to quit in the next few years. People under 35 have especially spurned the game, saying it takes too

Obama: ´For me, Easter is a story of hope,
a belief in a better day to come´

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Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/19/2014 9:16:36 AM     Post Reply
Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this time of year holds great meaning. Earlier this week, we hosted a Passover Seder at the White House, and joined Jewish families around the world in their re-tellings of the story of the Exodus and the victory of faith over oppression. And this Sunday, Michelle, Malia, Sasha, and I will join our fellow Christians around the world in celebrating the Resurrection of Christ, the salvation he offered the world, and the hope that comes with the Easter season. These holy days have their roots in miracles that took place long ago. And yet, they still inspire us, guide us, and strengthen us today. They remind us of our

Harry Reid calls dissident Nevada ranchers
´domestic terrorists´ following show of
force against the federal government

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/19/2014 9:29:17 AM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that a family of dissident ranchers and their supporters in his home state of Nevada are ´domestic terrorists,´ citing this week´s standoff with the federal government´s Bureau of Land Management. Cliven Bundy has refused to pay grazing fees for land where his hundreds of cattle roam every day. The land is owned by the federal government, which says he owes more than $1 million. Bundy, however, insists that since his family has been using the land since the 1870s, Uncle Sam can´t collect the grazing fees. A tense standoff developed this week after

Pelosi assists in Holy Week
foot-washing ritual

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San Francisco Chronicle, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 4/18/2014 11:46:54 AM     Post Reply
To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Pelosi also used the occasion to talk about passing HR15 - bipartisan immigration legislation that her office says would "reduce the deficit by nearly $1 trillion, secure our borders, unite our families, protect our workers and provide an earned pathway to citizenship." The Democratic leader´s ceremony coincides with Pope Francis´ similar ceremony in Rome to mark Holy Week.

Ted Cruz, Invoking Reagan,
Angers GOP Colleagues
but Wins Fans Elsewhere

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Wall Street Journal, by Monica Langley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 8:09:17 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON--Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street. The Texan planted his black ostrich cowboy boots in the middle of the small subway car without getting so much as a nod from the other senators--Republican or Democrat--amiably chatting or huddled in their seats. Mr. Cruz finds himself standing alone a lot these days. His response to the cold shoulders: "The establishment despised Ronald Reagan" before he became president, "but the people loved him." For the 43-year-old Republican, the Reagan name illuminates his political life´s

Deadbeat on the Range
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New York Times, by Timothy Eagan    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 3:52:52 PM     Post Reply
Imagine a vendor on the National Mall, selling burgers and dogs, who hasn’t paid his rent in 20 years. He refuses to recognize his landlord, the National Park Service, as a legitimate authority. Every court has ruled against him, and fines have piled up. What’s more, the effluents from his food cart are having a detrimental effect on the spring grass in the capital. Would an armed posse come to his defense, aiming their guns at the park police? Would the lawbreaker get prime airtime on Fox News, breathless updates in the Drudge Report, a sympathetic ear from Tea Party Republicans?

Ann Coulter takes up ‘Mitt
Romney for President’ chant again

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 7:03:28 PM     Post Reply
Conservative columnist Ann Coulter — who used her talk show platform in the last presidential election cycle to campaign hard for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — has taken up the mantra once again, calling on Republicans to give the failed White House bidder another shot in 2016. She made the suggestion during a discussion on Sean Hannity’s radio show while speaking of her new book, “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3-Especially a Republican.” Ms. Coulter also addressed the question of Mr. Romney’s shortcomings by saying that his 2012 loss wasn’t entirely his fault. “I think too much blame, not only in this

You lie! Reporters accuse Obama
of deception, demagoguery just
to get attention

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Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/18/2014 9:28:24 PM     Post Reply
Prominent Washington correspondents are accusing President Obama and his aides of knowingly stretching the truth on issues like the so-called women´s pay gap just to create controversy and keep issues -- and the president -- relevant. Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus kicked off the attack last week when she blasted as “demagoguery” the administration´s tactics during the pay gap debate. “The level of hyperbole -- actually, of demagoguery -- that Democrats have engaged in here is revolting,” she wrote. CBS White House Correspondent Major Garrett then weighed in this week in his National Journal


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