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Another Fine Mess
PJ Media, by Richard Fernandez

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Posted By:StormCnter, 9/10/2013 4:47:31 AM

Private citizen Hillary Clinton talks about Syria. Why? In what capacity? Well of course when you’re Hillary you never really stop being Hillary. Who’s on first? Hillary, Kerry, Obama or Vladimir Putin? Readers will recall the recent post The Voyage of the Nikolai Filchenkov, where it first became apparent that the Russian President was getting ready to pull the rug right out from under Barack Obama. It was speculated that the ship was heading for Syria to remove the chemical weapons so that Obama would have no further pretext to attack Assad. Putin looks to be inside the Administration’s OODA


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 9/10/2013 6:32:47 AM     (No. 9513849)

I too wondered about the precedent and propriety of private citizen Hillary Rodham Clinton sticking her nose into the Syria three ring circus. It struck me as at the least bad taste. I mean, after all... this woman was responsible for Benghazi, about which all she had to say in contempt to U.S. Senators trying to find out what happened and why was "At this point, what difference does it really make?" She got away with it, too. Her fan and groupies and enablers in the Democratic party/media applauded her defiant disrespect, bad manners and refusal to cooperate. Hillary gets away with a lot of stuff. She always has. That´s what it means to be Hillary and a Clinton for extra added measure: you get away with stuff, all kinds of stuff. Sometimes it seems that there is nothing you cannot get away with. We do not yet know the outer limits of the permissible for the Clintons, for it is likely they have yet to be fully explored.

The really remarkable thing about Hillary is that she has never actually done or accomplished anything, not one single thing - except, of course, to be Hillary. Indeed, everything she has ever touched or become involved with is somehow flawed, failed, corrupt or tainted with sleaze. No matter. Hillary marches on. She like like a parody of Delacroix´ "Liberty Leading the People" whose more appropriate title would be "Hillary Leading the Fools."

Of course, Hillary is not alone in these qualities of never having done or accomplished anything, of emitting the rank odor of endless scandals, of exhibiting a conspicuous lack of candor and integrity, and of being the center of a cult of personality followed and adored by a star-struck children´s crusade of faithful followers. Something about Democrats -their immaturity, perhaps?- makes them susceptible to such snake oil salespeople.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Janjan, 9/10/2013 6:52:04 AM     (No. 9513876)

Hillary did not enter the White House uninvited. Kerry´s first test as Sec of State was an abject failure. He has discovered that there is more to the job than traveling around in a government jet pretending to be European. The only difference between him and Clinton is she has learned to either talk a good game or keep her mouth shut. She could hardly resist the opportunity to swoop into DC and appear to be giving advice - and she is the last person they should be getting it from.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JAN, 9/10/2013 7:03:20 AM     (No. 9513895)

The heinous one´s tone of voice was chilling.

If it was her intention to sound strong it didn´t work. It sounded full of bombast inappropriate to the topic.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MissMolly, 9/10/2013 7:07:11 AM     (No. 9513902)

Do you suppose, in private, Hillary Clinton speaks in that measured monotone? Can you imagine trying to carry on a conversation with her?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Crosscut, 9/10/2013 7:19:06 AM     (No. 9513916)

Hillary´s dereliction of duty and incompetence are responsible for the deaths of American citizens. She should be indicted and tried. Assad is guilty of crimes against humanity. He should be taken into custody by what ever means, put on trial at Nuremberg like a Nazi and then hung. This would set a fine example both for world dictators and incompetent corrupt Washington Democrats.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: LoneVoice, 9/10/2013 7:38:09 AM     (No. 9513938)

Do you suppose this had anything to do with Obama´s open mike comment to Putin that after the election he would have more flexibility?

What if this whole thing was a long range set up?

The result is that the US gets weakened and Putin gets stronger.

Isn´t that what Obama wants?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Elvira, 9/10/2013 7:41:42 AM     (No. 9513943)

She seems to be trying to look presidential, but comes across as droning and looking very tired. WHY is this "former" government employee´s speech being hosted by whitehouse.gov?

Also, notice the language, once again. "Global order"? Is that the new euphanism for NWO? She might want to be careful with verbally pushing the Russians around. Vlad, as I recall from the reset button incident among others, doesn´t seem to much care for her Thighness.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: privateer, 9/10/2013 7:42:29 AM     (No. 9513945)

Her delivery always puts me in mind of a scene in Cheers: Lilith is coaching Rebecca on how to be an androgynous, castrating, corporate woman. Rebecca says something, and Lilith shoots back, in a monotone: "too much inflection!" Though far uglier, there is a lot of Becks in H! : self-absorbed, self-important fat serial-bungler. Capablity-wise, H couldn´t carry Lilith´s jock.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Grambo, 9/10/2013 7:44:27 AM     (No. 9513947)

Until Hillary answers on Benghazi, she has no place uttering a single public word.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 9/10/2013 7:51:04 AM     (No. 9513958)

At this point, what difference does it make. Hillary has had her say--or rather, her NON say on Benghazi. So nothing she utters from now on will matter.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Joe Btfsplk, 9/10/2013 7:51:42 AM     (No. 9513960)

Putin has taken the hand grenade away from the monkey...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: skedaddle, 9/10/2013 7:54:40 AM     (No. 9513967)

I´m still wondering what Mrs. Heinz-Kerry was doing at that hearing bobbing her head? Was it Bring Your Wife to Work Day?

Hillary might have let Kerry have Sec. of State since she knew a storm was coming but don´t think the Clinton people aren´t in power. Barry should remember that, too.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Judith, 9/10/2013 7:56:29 AM     (No. 9513970)

Hillary is performing true to form. The "boys" are in trouble, so they send in the clown hillary to take the fall, stir things up, or just plain to distract from gross incompetency by a display of ginormous incompetency. And she´s the hero of progressive women!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Really?, 9/10/2013 8:20:28 AM     (No. 9514010)

Bingo, #9

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Felixcat, 9/10/2013 8:21:23 AM     (No. 9514013)

Oh to have just one decade, a mere ten years, free of the Clintons... never happen of course.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: nonsense, 9/10/2013 8:36:26 AM     (No. 9514036)

"scurvy crew" ...good one.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: skywarrior, 9/10/2013 8:42:52 AM     (No. 9514049)

Great post #1

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Reply 18 - Posted by: trapper, 9/10/2013 8:54:15 AM     (No. 9514065)

And now here´s Hillary touting the importance of what she has characterized as a "universal norm." Assad "has violated a universal norm at the heart of our global order."

But ... but ... isn´t marriage between one man and one woman a "universal norm" that has been a foundation stone of human civilization for thousands of years? Isn´t a "universal norm" that is civilizational a more significant "universal norm" than rules over which weapons we may kill each other with? Isn´t government recognition of same sex marriage a violation of a "universal norm" of the highest order?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: maryc, 9/10/2013 8:55:00 AM     (No. 9514067)

Unbelievable gall. No shame, no integrity, no truth. Sex, lies and video of both bill and hill lying to Congress and the American people. Why in God´s name would anyone think this ambulance chaser could do anything but serve herself and her greed to be in charge. Again, the sight of hillary and obama greeting the bodies of the Benghazi victims was the greatest travesty I have witnessed in my 50+ years.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: gwmcclintok, 9/10/2013 9:28:17 AM     (No. 9514142)

Yep, and on the eve of Benghazi Hillary will receive the Liberty Medal, presented by that great American who has no respect for the dead Americans....Jeb Bush. Another one of the great Bush clan. “Former Secretary Clinton has dedicated her life to serving and engaging people across the world in democracy,” Bush said in a statement. “These efforts as a citizen, an activist, and a leader have earned Secretary Clinton this year’s Liberty Medal.”...Jeb Bush.
What disrespect and dishonor! These people have no shame.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Rinktum, 9/10/2013 9:46:16 AM     (No. 9514176)

I don´t know who is more pathetic. Hillary for having the gall to make a foreign policy statement after she was directly responsible for the deaths of four Americans under her charge or the fact that the dunderhead Jeb Bush is actually willing to present her with this medal? Folks, both parties are so inbred there isn´t much difference in them.

Hillary should be charged with dereliction of duty and then stripped of all benefits, pension, etc., she enjoys at the taxpayer´s expense. If wealthy democrats are so high minded why don´t they relinquish the benefits they receive when they retire for the common good of course. They talk the talk but can´t walk the walk. They are greedy power hungry hypocrites.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: nevernaught, 9/10/2013 9:48:44 AM     (No. 9514181)

I think I can sum this up nicely. Kerry is merely a bumbling idiot. Hillary leaves a trail of bodies wherever she goes.

Neither should ever be allowed into a serious government.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Arby, 9/10/2013 10:05:39 AM     (No. 9514225)

If the PIAPS had any brains beneath that weirdo hair, she´d run from this issue. She should try to convince voters that she never met Barry Obama and that she had nothing to do with his foreign policy debacles. But . . . being a FOB . . . she can´t keep her mouth shut and can´t keep her ego sedated.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 9/10/2013 10:06:16 AM     (No. 9514229)

#1 deserves the Multiple Click Award.

#4, it´s well known that the hideous screech ululated at the Senate hearing is pretty much the norm for her. There were stories from the Clinton White House years(and actually when Billy was AK gov) of her violent and screaming outbursts.
Remember her in her purple pantsuit in Africa, 2009, i believe, verbally attacking a young African girl for daring to suggest that she should ask what Billy thought about an issue... she had misinterpreted the girl´s broken English.

HRC is an impertinent, cranky, irascible, power-hungry nag.

#15, it seems they´re trying to edge Chelsea onto the scene.

#18, another "universal norm" is the impulse to protect the most vulnerable: the baby in the womb.

So many great comments.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: pensom2, 9/10/2013 10:06:31 AM     (No. 9514230)

I find it telling that the Obamabots keep speaking in terms of Syria violating universal "norms." Norms? These fools, devoid of morals, cannot simply say that murder of a civilian populace by sarin gas is morally atrocious? They have to fall back on "norms?"

I´m so far unpersuaded that Assad was necessarily behind the gassing because it was a relatively pro-Assad populace, not an enemy populace, that was gassed. Nor am I persuaded that, just because a moral atrocity was committed, it´s up to the USA alone to avenge it.

Obama could see that the polls were disfavoring his attempts to attack Syria, so he first turned to Congress for approval, and now is backing off of even that, claiming that "Michelle would say no" to attacking Syria.

Zero has no moral compass. Polls and Michelle and universal "norms" form his shifting moral compass.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: lylacat, 9/10/2013 10:14:49 AM     (No. 9514251)

Why would anyone care what Hillary has to say now, after she allowed four brave Americans to be murdered under her watch. All this bluster from both 0bama and Hillary about "punishing" Syria when NOT ONE thing was done to punish or hold accountable the people who murdered Americans. As Hillary so boldly stated, "What difference does it make"? Hillary is despicable and who cares what she has to say about anything anymore.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: pepperblue, 9/10/2013 10:18:05 AM     (No. 9514257)

Ooooo she´s soooo smart! Did you notice how slowly she read so that the people could understand every uttered word? How gifted. UGH! I wish she´d return to the rock she suns on.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 9/10/2013 10:28:07 AM     (No. 9514277)

Well said, as always, #1. I, too, thought her involvement was odd.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 9/10/2013 10:30:15 AM     (No. 9514280)

Can anyone stand her droning on and on? She is not an articulate person and she doesn´t read the words written for her that well. With all the speeches and campaigning she has doen, why has she not improved?

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Reply 30 - Posted by: RancherJack, 9/10/2013 10:31:38 AM     (No. 9514283)

Where Hillary goes
Nothing grows

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Reply 31 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 9/10/2013 10:46:54 AM     (No. 9514305)

"I mean, after all... this woman was responsible for Benghazi..."

That sure doesn´t seem to stop Jeb Bush from giving Hitlary a medal tomorrow...

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Reply 32 - Posted by: peterfleming, 9/10/2013 10:49:49 AM     (No. 9514312)

L dotters above, congratulations for truth.
Never forget: terrifying Benghazi was only Hillary’s most recent crime. Always remember, while she operated as the first communist medicine-promoting, co-president, with lying Slick Willie, between the two of them and their endless crime scandals from Arkansas to Washington, they were both involved in another massive body count. There are lists on the internet, carefully compiled from many different sources, and all called, The Friends of Bill and Hillary” (aka “body count”). It contains names, times, details of over 125 premature deaths of people associated with the Clintons, in one business and political way, or another. Murder, assassination, “suicide”, dozens of sudden, unexplainable, never investigated deaths surrounding the “friends” of the Clintons. Like Obama’s forged documents and records, also very neatly covered up by the NYTimes style press and the Diane Sawyers style TV news actors. So many media cover ups! The zombie media protects her whatever.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: losgatos, 9/10/2013 11:36:16 AM     (No. 9514392)

Give PIAPS a break. She washed her hair. Finally.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: badrad, 9/10/2013 11:51:06 AM     (No. 9514411)

So Egan of The NY Times found a way to bash Bush? LOL but GWB stands o principal and does to others as they should to him.

Iron-on patch or embroidery project "Miss me yet?" for pajamas?

The dems should capture Cheney and secrete him in the basement and truth serum him for ideas and instructions OR just call him up?

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Reply 35 - Posted by: TeapartyM, 9/10/2013 12:47:56 PM     (No. 9514504)

As Sec of State it was Hillary´s job to represent the U.S capitalism/free market position in the world. But instead her goal centered on How to make Herself a more visible icon. In the process she flew thousands of miles in a huge hotel room with her ever close partner Huma. What she accomplished was to advance the notion of closeted same sex partnerships while married to notorious opposite sex politicians, all while advocating for openly lesbian relationships. All this of course qualifies her for President because "what difference does it make" if she´s living a lie while nodding her head up and down in the pursuit of a position held by someone she despises. If Democrat politics were a board game, there would be no rules and no goal other than notoriety.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: uno, 9/10/2013 1:13:27 PM     (No. 9514539)

Chlamydia Jane never goes away!

BTW #1 - that´s a really good, well thought out, comprehensive post!

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Reply 37 - Posted by: jglas, 9/10/2013 1:32:18 PM     (No. 9514570)

I think Putin is on first. He has observed that Obama really, really, really wants to attack Syria (in order to support his beloved MusBros) and so has removed Obama´s excuse (the chemical weapons). Obama can retreat and anger his MusBros bros (perhaps a dangerous thing to do given they might have a lot of dirt on Obama) or he can go ahead and throw the hand grenade and totally confuse all the other monkeys (us) destroying himself politically in the process. Decisions, decisions. Russians play a good game of chess.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: PTSARGENT, 9/10/2013 3:10:26 PM     (No. 9514723)

Anyone who wants to know Hillary go to Youtube and search for Bill Buckley´s interview of Saul Alinsky on Buckley´s Firing Line program. Recall that Alinsky was the subject of Hil´s college thesis and her inspiration (as he was Obama´s as well). You will see up close in Alinsky a chain smoking radical who wants to bring down any power structure in order the bring about social justice, read communism. While you watch this creep explain his movement, keep in mind Hillary worshipped him and his ideas for bringing down America. They all just want power!

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Reply 39 - Posted by: fairplay, 9/10/2013 3:54:56 PM     (No. 9514792)

The first impression I got was it´s Hillary practicing to be president!

She speaks with authority as though she were in charge of something. She was glomming onto something the might prove successful. Otherwise she would be nowhere to be found!

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Reply 40 - Posted by: busterman, 9/11/2013 8:04:05 PM     (No. 9516671)

Hillary thought that 3 A.M. phone call was a party line.

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Posted By: StormCnter- 4/20/2014 5:45:25 AM     Post Reply
That was quite a victory dance President Obama did Thursday while claiming Obamacare is “working” because eight million people have now supposedly signed up for the health care program. He even indulged in some less-than-subtle mockery of Republicans - and by extension the majority of Americans who have disapproved of Obamacare since before it became law. "The repeal debate is and should be over,” Obama said, taking a dig at Republicans who are “going through, you know, the stages of grief … anger and denial and all that stuff …” But a president who is viewed by most Americans as less

White House asks American parents to
monitor their children for signs of terrorism

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Daily Caller, by Eric Owens    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/19/2014 5:50:04 PM     Post Reply
In a speech earlier this week, Lisa O. Monaco, President Barack Obama’s assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism, insisted that American parents must be vigilant because their “confrontational” children could be on the verge of becoming terrorists. Monaco’s full, prepared text is available here. She presented the speech, entitled “Countering Violent Extremism and the Power of Community,” at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government on April 15. Monaco began her remarks by eloquently describing the lives tragically lost last year during the Boston Marathon bombings. Interestingly, the Harvard grad failed to mention the religion or the motive of brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan

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

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

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

Stop dressing so tacky for church
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CNN, by John Blake    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/20/2014 4:40:56 AM     Post Reply
If the Rev. John DeBonville could preach a sermon to lift the souls of churchgoers across America, his message would be simple: Stop dressing so tacky for church. DeBonville has heard about the “come as you are” approach to dressing down for Sunday service, but he says the Sabbath is getting too sloppy. When he scans the pews of churches, DeBonville sees rows of people dressed in their Sunday worst. They saunter into church in baggy shorts, flip-flop sandals, tennis shoes and grubby T-shirts. Some even slide into the pews carrying coffee in plastic foam containers as if they’re going to Starbucks. “It’s like

The Growing Financial Disaster of Obamacare
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Power Line, by John Hinderaker    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/19/2014 5:55:20 PM     Post Reply
President Obama asserts that 8 million people have signed up for Obamacare, as though that were something to be proud of. In fact, Obamacare has always been a fiasco from a fiscal perspective–a black hole of subsidies and expanded Medicaid, with largely fictitious mechanisms in place to pay for it. As the number of subsidized participants grows, the disaster gets worse. Charles Blahous explains: Our national discussion…is missing the truly significant story here; what is unfolding before our eyes is a colossal fiscal disaster, poised to haunt legislators and taxpayers for decades to come. It is quite possible that the ACA is

Gospel story of Jesus’ resurrection a
source of deep rifts in Christian religion

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Washington Post, by Kimberley Winston    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/19/2014 10:46:11 PM     Post Reply
“On the third day, he rose again.” That line, from the Nicene Creed, is a foundational statement of Christian belief. It declares that three days after Jesus died on the cross, he was resurrected, a glimmer of the eternal life promised to believers. It’s the heart of the Easter story in seven little words. But how that statement is interpreted is the source of some of the deepest rifts in Christianity — and a stumbling block for some Christians, and more than a few skeptics. Did Jesus literally come back from the dead in a bodily resurrection, as many traditionalist

John Kerry’s Easter Message:
I’m ‘First Catholic Secretary of
State in 33 Years’

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Cybercast News Service, by Terence P. Jeffrey    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/21/2014 2:26:51 AM     Post Reply
In an op-ed published in the Boston Globe on Easter Sunday and posted on the State Department website, Secretary of State John Kerry recalled his days as an altar boy and pointed out that he is “the first Catholic Secretary of State in 33 years.” Alexander Haig, who served as secretary of state to President Ronald Reagan from January 1981 to July 1982, was also a Catholic. Last month, I traveled to Rome with President Obama, where I was honored to meet His Holiness Pope Francis,” said Kerry. “As an altar boy six decades ago, I never imagined that I

Western lawmakers gather in Utah
to talk federal land takeover

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Salt Lake Tribune [UT], by Kristen Moulton    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/19/2014 10:46:32 AM     Post Reply
It’s time for Western states to take control of federal lands within their borders, lawmakers and county commissioners from Western states said at Utah’s Capitol on Friday. More than 50 political leaders from nine states convened for the first time to talk about their joint goal: wresting control of oil-, timber -and mineral-rich lands away from the feds. "It’s simply time," said Rep. Ken Ivory, R-West Jordan, who organized the Legislative Summit on the Transfer for Public Lands along with Montana state Sen. Jennifer Fielder. "The urgency is now." Utah House Speaker Becky Lockhart, R-Provo, was flanked by a dozen participants, including

What Really Happened at the Bay of Pigs
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Townhall, by Humberto Fontova    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 4/19/2014 8:41:20 AM     Post Reply
(You always hear and read of a “fiasco,” a “defeat” a “disaster” at the Bay of Pigs, 53 years ago this week. But you rarely hear about the cause. Here it is.) "They fought like tigers," writes the CIA officer who helped train the Cubans who splashed ashore at the Bay of Pigs 53 years ago this week. "But their fight was doomed before the first man hit the beach." That CIA man, Grayston Lynch, knew something about fighting – and about long odds. He carried scars from Omaha Beach, The Battle of the Bulge and Korea´s Heartbreak Ridge. But

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