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Are We On the Verge
of a Conservative Crackup?

Power Line, by Paul Mirengoff

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Posted By:StormCnter, 6/15/2013 6:11:36 AM

Over the years, I’ve read plenty of claims that we’re witnessing a “crackup” of liberals or conservatives (or sometimes both at the same time). Normally, I react by rolling my eyes. For me, “crackup” claims are a almost always hack way of expressing unjustified triumphalism. But now I think I see a crackup. Given the scandal-a-week Obama administration, you might think that the crackup, if any, is looming on the left. But that would be to ignore the left’s tendency to march more or less in lockstep through any scandal or storm. No, the crackup I see coming is among conservatives.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 6/15/2013 6:33:24 AM     (No. 9377045)

Republicans are used to operating in a fairly well defined paradigm and Obama has blown that up,so they´re scrambling on how to deal with it.

Obama is extraordinary uncompromising so any attempt to cut a deal is a waste of time. The left and the media has turned this on it´s head,accusing the GOP of being the uncompromising ones. Deals on a whole range of issues could be struck,using conventional bargaining techniques but Obama wants his cake and eat it too.

Obama has a much broader range of sub groups to keep happy than republicans do,so he´s scared to cut a deal because some nag group will unload on him.

There´s a handful of liberals upset with the spying but it´s mostly false outrage so they don´t look like hypocrites opposing the Patriot Act.

They´re trying to blur the lines on spying where Bush left off and Obama picked up. The problem is Obama is using spy agencies to monitor his political enemies not terrorist threats.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rinktum, 6/15/2013 6:54:24 AM     (No. 9377066)

I don´t view it as a conservative crack up. It is a battle between conservatives and Establishment Republicans. The ER´s are not conservatives but entrenched politicians with a self-serving agenda. The only thing that will pull this country back from the brink of destruction that Obama has created is conservative principles. I am sorely disappointed in Sen. Rubio. He has succumbed to the lure of the establishment. Give me Ted Cruz or Rand Paul. We need a voice for "we the people" and ruling class Republicans do not speak for us.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Jebediah, 6/15/2013 7:13:43 AM     (No. 9377092)

As ever, consider the source.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: radvet1, 6/15/2013 7:15:50 AM     (No. 9377096)

Ditto #3 and my dear hubby just called Marco Rubio Judas Iscariot. He´s a bit feisty this morning.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: locarno, 6/15/2013 7:30:14 AM     (No. 9377110)

Article is a bit simplistic. It goes far beyond the three issues he cites and has been going on since Reagan retired. As much as it stings me to say it, amnesty is going to happen. Not only will they grant millions voting status, they will only pay lip service to securing the border. It seems no one has the will or the means to stop this travesty.

If anyone could point to what our security interests are in Syria, I´d like to hear it. Obama opened his big yap, now it looks like our sons & daughters are going to be sent in to bail him out. With McPain and Graham pushing it, he can claim another ´bi-partisan´ effort just like Libya. So I don´t really know what the author means by a ´crackup´ going on. Just more of the same.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: eoddad, 6/15/2013 7:33:34 AM     (No. 9377112)

Could this mean the Republicans don´t get their daily marching orders of the fax or email, from the W.H. I do like the earlier comment about Conservative house cleaning.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: hamrman, 6/15/2013 7:36:00 AM     (No. 9377116)

You are wishing...signed an Authentic Conservative!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: STLstudent, 6/15/2013 7:37:35 AM     (No. 9377120)

The great experiment in liberty and rule-by-the-people is almost dead. America the great republic is in its death bed.

The masses who will suffer deserve it because they were so lazy. They watched for decades as liberty died.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bubby, 6/15/2013 7:53:16 AM     (No. 9377149)

If the House and Senate Republicans vote for amnesty which the gang of eight bill is then I will leave the GOP forever. I will never vote for another Republican because there will be little to no difference than voting for a Democrat. If that is a crackup then we´re headed for one because the illegals are going to get amnesty and as Senator Reid said there will be no border security. That one piece of legislation will destroy the country financially and culturally. We will become a one party nation perhaps forever. The corruption and law breaking of a one party country in the US will make Venezuela look like a picnic.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: god of irony, 6/15/2013 8:09:46 AM     (No. 9377161)

Funny, true conservatives haven´t changed a thing. What has happened is that unprincipled Republicans have panicked and political opportunists have outed themselves.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: nonsense, 6/15/2013 8:15:09 AM     (No. 9377170)

Must agree with #10 and #11. Although I think mr. o. leading us to WWIII will be horrific and take everyone´s mind off the politics of the one ruling party.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: chumley, 6/15/2013 8:18:39 AM     (No. 9377175)

The article says conservatives have to be more conciliatory. I dont think so. Making concessions to communists is what got us to this lowly point.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: suedotsue, 6/15/2013 8:23:40 AM     (No. 9377184)

I agree, this piece is simplistic if not in another world. It´s not about conservatives. By 2006 the GOP showed it was going its own way. Couldn´t have cared less if they were down to a single congressman. McConnell described it as a regional southeast party. The only reason anyone started talking about the GOP again is because of the Tea Party. The Tea Party roused what remained of the GOP and they fought the TP to the death. With Obama´s help. That´s where we are today. The GOP has merged with the democrats. They´ll do whatever Obama wants anyway because they owe him for helping them beat the TP. I´ve yet to hear a GOP so-called leader apologize to us for destroying the country and handing it over to the radical left. They don´t think they did anything wrong. All they want is for us to shut up. They achieve this by keeping democrats in power.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: kanphil, 6/15/2013 8:34:14 AM     (No. 9377201)

The entire Federal government is on the verge of a crack-up. As far as I can tell, only Texas has government that works.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: bpl40, 6/15/2013 8:37:00 AM     (No. 9377207)

What we are watching is a grudging semi acceptance by the Republican leadership that they are are relevant in the public discourse and governance because of the the Tea Party. They don´t like it but they cannot face the 2014 election without that acceptance. So there will be turmoil and struggle which could resemble a crack up. Only the election results will show.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Intentional, 6/15/2013 8:42:28 AM     (No. 9377222)

Before 2016 is 2014. If conservatives take the majority it will scare both the Dhimwits and the RINOs. If conservatives lose... it´s a huge step toward the end.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: 49 Ford, 6/15/2013 8:43:26 AM     (No. 9377227)

Once upon a time American society was held together by a Divinely based understanding of right and wrong and a consensus that the American idea was the best temporal arrangement ever devised by men. Were we perfect? Of course not, but belief in God and the wisdom of the founders formed the basis of our national CONFIDENCE.

All of this has been eroded over the decades by the radical left. We all know how that process worked, and there is no need to rehash it here. But the bottom line is that without that undergirding national confidence conservatism has little traction, and it so is really not surprising to see conservatives of less than resolute character (and an eye on re-election) buckle and head for the hills.

Rubio and those like him are the most evident symptom of the problem, but not its cause.




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Reply 18 - Posted by: TheMotherCO, 6/15/2013 8:48:04 AM     (No. 9377234)

I am very tired of people whining about those mean old Republicans not doing what they want. Sit at home, do not vote, we will have bammy types forevermore. Circular firing squad is out there calling names and losing elections by pouting at home.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Sanchin, 6/15/2013 9:01:48 AM     (No. 9377247)

The crackup is not with the Conservatives but between the Conservatives (better term being principled Republicans) and the Republican leadership and those with no principles.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Muguy, 6/15/2013 9:04:51 AM     (No. 9377252)

Maybe it is going to take a major schism to right the ship.

The RINO country-clubber establishment is so out of touch with the base of the country that a new third party will rise from those disenfranchised and ignored "tea party types".

There are so many God-fearing, morally and fiscally CONSERVATIVE people who are in need of a unifying cause. The GOP establishment leadership is hostile to religious conservatives who are pro-family and cherish modesty, traditional marriage, and are pro-life.

The RINO establishment used to be very concerned about taxes and spending, but now seems to be whoring-out to give away as much or more in welfare.


The establishment Rinos mistakenly think that more and bigger government is the solution as long as it has the GOP brand on it.


The establishment types in the leadership pick other rich back slappers to lord over the others in the party and have no tolerance for someone like a Bachman, Cruz, Lee, Perry, or Santorum having a say in the process of leadership and they punish and remove conservatives from prominent positions in the House and Senate in DC.



Perhaps, it is the conservatives who are going to leave the RINOS!

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Reply 21 - Posted by: stablemoney, 6/15/2013 9:44:43 AM     (No. 9377328)

The Gop thinks conservatives will have to vote for them or democrats. No, they will just stay home.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 6/15/2013 9:45:35 AM     (No. 9377332)

I agree with #´s 10,11,12
First off, the guys at the Power Line imho have begun to swing to the middle. Two, the Republican party is not conservative by any stretch of the imagination. And finally, we are not HEADED for one party rule, we have it now, it´s called the party of POLITICIANS!

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Reply 23 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 6/15/2013 9:48:46 AM     (No. 9377340)

The problem with the article is Paul refers to a conservative crackup. It´s not conservative but Republican Crackup a party of which I am no longer affiliated with.
Conservatives aren´t angling against the left they have always been the same. It´s the Republicans and the elites who run the party that have a problem to become or act like the democrats but want to be more subtle about it.
Color me a conservative but don´t call me a Republican. They are not the same and I´m cracking up about the issues Paul mentions. I know how I would handle them. The party that McCain and Rubio belong to is not mine.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: tedinmich, 6/15/2013 9:56:16 AM     (No. 9377354)

#19-We´re not going to stay home and "not vote" mother.We are conservatives _not_ republicans!!!

Ted in Michigan

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Reply 25 - Posted by: TakeBackAmerica, 6/15/2013 9:56:41 AM     (No. 9377356)

Whatever we´re not doing fits in with what the Germans failed to do before being taken over the national socialists.

Time to take to the barracades, people.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: yuban, 6/15/2013 10:09:04 AM     (No. 9377385)

Most Conservatives, like myself, are willing to compromise. I will compromise on immigration by giving amnesty after the border has been closed and proven worthy. That is a compromise. I will compromise on gay marriage by allowing gays to have civil unions and thus get all the benefits of a normal marriage. I will compromise big Government by allowing welfare and food stamps after drug tests. There are other compromises I am willing to concede but the one and only one I will never compromise on is the killing of the unborn. So you see, Conservatives will compromise but alas, that is not what the GOP establishment wants. They want Conservatives to be just like them and the Democrats. That will never ever happen, so forget about it and stop blaming all your problems on us.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: MDConservative, 6/15/2013 10:26:48 AM     (No. 9377409)

The "new" Republican party is moving leftward because it sees its future in taking ground the far-left Democrats are abandoning. The calculation is that there are more moderates and "conservative Democrats" to gain by this move than ideological conservatives who will bolt. Watch Rubio´s game...he´s learning from McCain, the master of political camouflage. Why is he still representing "conservative" Arizona? How did he become the GOP standard bearer in 2008? Frankly, that old "Compassionate Conservative" himself was no slouch, actually redefining the GOP into the moderation-seeking mess that it has become. Don´t confuse conservatism the political viewpoint with Republicanism. They´re not the same, and drifting further apart as the Dems move leftward and the experts see an advantageous vacuum to fill.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 6/15/2013 10:48:11 AM     (No. 9377458)

The crackup is coming from the elitist, country club republicans. They are seeing the conservatives making some gains and they just can´t take it. That includes the republican pundit class like NRO, Weekly Standard, etc.

I will say though, that until people like this writer get it straight regarding how rotten the establishment republicans are, we are going to have some real problems.

Conservatives are not the usual republican establishment Paul!!!

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Reply 29 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 6/15/2013 11:02:27 AM     (No. 9377482)

Conservatives? In Washington? D.C.?
Don´t make me laugh.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: OhMy, 6/15/2013 11:14:24 AM     (No. 9377504)

Conservatives suffer the third party dilemma. The Tea party vote GOP out of horror for what Obama would do but get no representation. They are reviled by the GOP establishment and Rats alike! The loosing GOP establishment blames Rush and Mark Levin for tarnishing their brand. If these leaders were silenced they would find other excuses for their continued failures. We are long past the point where being Rat light will solve our problems. Obama is not afraid to call for and make fundamental transformation shredding the constitution. The only solution is the reverse fundamental transformation re-establishing the constitution.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 6/15/2013 11:16:12 AM     (No. 9377511)

´Sustainability´ is the war cry of the organic left and yet they seem immune to the logical problems and non-sustainability of Ham-Fisted, Utopian, Statist, Top-Down management goofiness.

As Conservatives, we need only bide our time, like Pashtoon cave dwellers, and let this house of cards crash down of it´s own weight and foolishness.

We must also be prepared to gather up the pieces and govern again once the current children in office have fled from the massive house-fire which they appear to have set.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: killerbee, 6/15/2013 11:18:59 AM     (No. 9377516)

Mirengoff has promoted the establishment Republicans many times. He´s not stupid, more of a Peggy Noonan. Missing the forest for the trees too many times for me to take anything he says at face value anymore.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: octrojan, 6/15/2013 11:32:18 AM     (No. 9377539)

What 19 said. If conservatives stay home and have their little tantrum, why would anyone pay attention to them. We elect these guys, either by voting or not voting for them. We got McCain because millions and millions of "conservatives" voted for him. We got Al Franken because conservatives had their little snit and stayed home.

Heck, even in Calif...if "conservatives" actually showed up, we´d have results here also.

So go ahead, abandon your country to Franken, Obama, et all. See how that works for you.


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Reply 34 - Posted by: CleanhouseinDc, 6/15/2013 11:46:01 AM     (No. 9377558)

If enough people vote for a third party, we might see things change. We won´t as long as we have the same group of leaders that we have in DC today.

It is time to stop thinking that good enough is better than a Leftist. It hasn´t worked so far... How many times more before someone else figures that out?

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Reply 35 - Posted by: bighambone, 6/15/2013 12:37:43 PM     (No. 9377634)

Since the vast majority of the illegal alien population who would be granted amnesty are poor and generally uneducated people who would be essentially chaperoned through a liberal Democrat defined "path to citizenship" process by the very liberal ethnic and immigrant rights groups, and Democrat community organizing groups, who would be funded through the amnesty bill to do that, probabilities are that about 85% of them will become Democrat voters.

You can bet that the Democrat National Committee will be kept abreast of all the identities and the addresses of the legalized aliens, and the additional untold millions of their foreign family members who the amnesty bill will bring here for family reunification purposes, with the ultimate objective of registering the vast majority of them as new socialist oriented Democrat voters in the years ahead.

Common sense will tell you that the Republicans are facing long-term political suicide by facilitating such a long-term liberal Democrat strategic political initiative that is wholly designed to greatly increase the Democrat voter base in the years ahead and if the bill becomes law that is a sure thing.

At the same time the Republicans, aside from their cheap foreign labor aspects, have taken bogus political advise from the liberal Democrats and their media allies to the fact that the current Hispanic voting population will only vote for them if they abandon their principles and vote for amnesty. That is political fool´s gold as Hispanics who now vote for the Democrats do that because of the Democrat stance on giving them "free" health care and a great expansion of the social welfare benefits and services programs.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: fritzilou, 6/15/2013 1:27:55 PM     (No. 9377698)

Is it the conservatives who have caused all the problems that this country faces? NO, they have never been in power, so they can prove that they have the right ideas. The people responsible for the state of our nation are liberals and moderate squishes, who have compromised our standing, our wealth and our futures. If the conservatives appear to be cracking up, it is in the eyes of the writer. If anything, the conservatives that I know find more daily proof that their ideas are the solution.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: belwhatter, 6/15/2013 3:51:40 PM     (No. 9377822)

I contend that he Republican party has died on the vine.
If one is a constitutionalist, conservative and possess some degree of common sense, the Republican party is no longer a bus to ride. It sold out years ago, but papered over the cracks. The cracks have widened to a gulf that now makes a third party that puts America first look very promising for an escape from this tyranny of progressive persecution.

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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

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

Barack Obama Saves Wife
Michelle From Wardrobe Malfunction,
Marilyn Monroe Moment: Picture

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US Magazine, by Rachel McRady    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 4/10/2014 7:59:06 PM     Post Reply
Barack Obama got quite the handful on Thursday, April 10, but it was all for a good cause! As the President of the United States was boarding Air Force One with his wife Michelle Obama, a gust of wind blew up her skirt. Barack quickly stepped in and grabbed the First Lady´s billowing skirt to help her avoid a wardrobe malfunction and embarrassing Marilyn Monroe moment. Earlier in the week, another famous lady on the global stage suffered a similar snafu, but no one was around to help her -- not even her prince!

Michelle Obama´s Food Program
Is Non-Nutritious Waste Of Money

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Investor´s Business Daily, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: PageTurner- 4/10/2014 2:35:20 PM     Post Reply
Big Government: As students flood Twitter with images of inedible slop, it´s clear that Michelle Obama´s government school lunch revamp is a costly failure. It´s time to get the feds out of kids´ lunch boxes. The $12 billion federal student lunch program, which serves 30.7 million kids, is losing participants fast — more than a million just last year, according to a recent Government Accountability Office report. The reason: the first lady´s Healthy Hunger-free Kids Act, an act that has accomplished exactly the opposite of what it claimed it would — leaving hungry, angry, disgusted kids and dumpsters full of wasted

Sunk: Climate change threatens to
flood world´s largest Navy base
warns Gov. Terry McAuliffe

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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

Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman
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Entertainment Magazine, by James Hibbard    Original Article
Posted By: drive- 4/10/2014 12:10:39 PM     Post Reply
Official: Stephen Colbert is the new host of CBS’ Late Show. Release: The CBS Television Network today announced that Stephen Colbert, the host, writer and executive producer of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning “The Colbert Report,” will succeed David Letterman as the host of THE LATE SHOW, effective when Mr. Letterman retires from the broadcast. The five-year agreement between CBS and Colbert was announced by Leslie Moonves, President and CEO, CBS Corporation, and Nina Tassler, Chairman of CBS Entertainment. Letterman, the legendary, critically acclaimed host of the CBS late night series for 21 years, announced his retirement on his April 3 broadcast. Colbert’s

Global solar dominance in sight
as science trumps fossil fuels

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Telegraph [UK], by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/10/2014 6:08:54 PM     Post Reply
Solar power has won the global argument. Photovoltaic energy is already so cheap that it competes with oil, diesel and liquefied natural gas in much of Asia without subsidies. Roughly 29pc of electricity capacity added in America last year came from solar, rising to 100pc even in Massachusetts and Vermont.[Snip] The technology is improving so fast--helped by the US military--that it has achieved a virtous circle. Michael Parker and Flora Chang, at Sanford Bernstein, say we entering a new order of "global energy deflation" that must ineluctably erode the viability of oil, gas and the fossil fuel nexus over time.

The IRS Scandal Comes Into Focus
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Wall Street Journal, by Kimberley A. Strassel    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/11/2014 6:33:53 AM     Post Reply
Nearly a year into the IRS scandal, we still don´t know exactly what happened—though we are finally getting an inkling. That´s thanks to the letter House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp sent this week to the Justice Department recommending a criminal probe of Lois Lerner. The average citizen might be dizzied by the torrent of confusing terms—BOLO lists, Tigta, 501(c)(4)—and the array of accusations that have made up this IRS investigation. Mr. Camp´s letter takes a step back to remind us why this matters, even as it provides compelling new information that goes to motive and method—and clarifies some of

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

Pelosi: Immigration law
like internment of Japanese

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Daily Caller, by Neil Munro    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/10/2014 3:42:16 PM     Post Reply
The deportation of foreigners living illegally in the United States is similar to the forced internment of ethnic-Japanese Americans in World War II, according to Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi. “I’ll be very honest with you: Looking at the numbers at some point, in terms of how people are treated and deported and families separated and the rest, this has a scent of Japanese internment,” Pelosi told a Politico reporter. “It’s really a black mark,” said Pelosi. Roughly 110,000 ethnic-Japanese immigrants and their American children were detained during World War II after Japan’s sneak attack on Americans in Pearl Harbor. Pelosi also urged Obama

Obama´s politicized, lawless executive branch
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Washington Examiner, by David Limbaugh    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/10/2014 4:29:52 PM     Post Reply
Under the administration of President Obama, as never before in my lifetime, there is reason to be a bit afraid of the federal government. I have written two books documenting Obama´s abuses of power, his assaults on the Constitution, his wars against business and energy, his abominably reckless spending, his divisiveness, his renegade Justice Department, his regulatory expansion, his executive orders, his overall lawlessness, and more. Obama´s conduct concerning Obamacare alone would be enough to get the impeachment wheels rolling for any other president. His flagrant, deliberate lies regarding almost every aspect of that


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