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Frustrated Republicans Pressure
Boehner to End Shutdown

Bloomberg, by Heidi Przybyla

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Posted By:congaree53, 10/3/2013 8:53:01 AM

More than a dozen House Republicans who want to drop attempts to undermine the health-care law and reopen the government are meeting among themselves and with House Speaker John Boehner -- and he’s listening. For the past few weeks, Boehner’s hand has been guided by a group of Tea Party-aligned Republican House members who’ve urged little compromise in their three-year drive to undo the 2010 Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Now, the agitation is coming from the other side of the caucus. A bipartisan group of about 40 House lawmakers are holding private talks to find a compromise

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3-5 Boehner will cave by the weekend.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: kahunavol, 10/3/2013 8:55:54 AM     (No. 9547902)

No bias in that headline. Who they believe is responsible for the shutdown is pretty clear isn´t it?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Coy860, 10/3/2013 8:57:02 AM     (No. 9547906)

They need to sit down and shut up.
Would Pelosi have allowed any democrats to stick their heads out the door when she was Speaker?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: klezmer, 10/3/2013 8:57:05 AM     (No. 9547907)

We aren´t trying to defund Obamacare. It was never funded in the first place so it can´t be defunded. What we´re trying to do is stop the government from borrowing more money that we can´t pay back to fund this monstrosity.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: The Advocate, 10/3/2013 8:59:46 AM     (No. 9547910)

Should read" Quislings seek to undercut Conservative efforts to stop Obamacare"- a bill passed without discussion much less reading by socialists Pelosi et al.
Wrote King - he is becoming deranged as he sees his Presidential ambitions lost.
Stay the course.
This tyrant will only get worse.
Hitler was also a petty, vindictive criminal - what if he had been stopped in 1937?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: john c, 10/3/2013 9:00:43 AM     (No. 9547913)

Keep it shut down and d___ those who want to surrender.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: rational, 10/3/2013 9:02:11 AM     (No. 9547918)

Please, Dear God above, replace Boehner as Speaker of the House , and give us a person blessed with the light of clear thinking and good intentions for our country, that thus will bring stability to our world.
AMEN.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: WAN2, 10/3/2013 9:05:10 AM     (No. 9547924)

America gets the politicians it wants. And deserves. Stuff wins. Money and power is yours if you give away enough stuff.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: right-turn, 10/3/2013 9:05:13 AM     (No. 9547925)

My interpretation ... . If you don´t do what the dems want you are partisan and should sit down shut up and vote with them.
The country is bankrupt, social security has added millions of alleged disabled, IRS has paid billions to fake refund participants, many illegals. Free phones and millions more spent on fraudulent claims, food stamps for strip joints and it goes on and on. Oh, did I forget than half the country are not even bothering to work??

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Mazeman, 10/3/2013 9:10:28 AM     (No. 9547935)

Any time someone is inconvenienced by this shutdown, the GOP should immediately introduce a bill to privatize that service. Bury the Senate with those Bills.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 10/3/2013 9:14:46 AM     (No. 9547943)

"More than a dozen House Republicans who want to drop attempts to undermine the health-care law and reopen the government "

Lessee here. In MFM-speak, "more than a dozen" is likely 13. There are 232 Republicans in the House. So Bloomberg´s Helpful Heidi contends that a 6% tail ought to wag the Republican dog?

Journalism: The Dumbest Profession on the Planet.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: starbaby, 10/3/2013 9:15:36 AM     (No. 9547945)

Who cares about frustrated Republicans? How about frustrated Americans who are forced into this mess while the elites are exempt? All things considered, especially after Obamacare´s opening day disaster, Republicans have the moral authority to stand firm. If you have a spine Mr. Speaker it´s time to show it. Of course that´s a big if.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ocjim, 10/3/2013 9:16:21 AM     (No. 9547947)

Don´t cave, Speaker Boehner!
Oh how we need the likes of Margaret Thatcher to keep these weepies from going wobbly!?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Ruhn, 10/3/2013 9:17:16 AM     (No. 9547950)

I suspect that behind the scenes, there are more dems in both chambers of Congress that are really nervous, are ready to fold and begin negotiations than there are frustrated House republicans.

Of course the MSM would never report that. A democrat-pliant media writes only articles like these.

The longer the antics of this ´shutdown´ draws out, the more it wounds the dems.

House GOP: stay calm and stand firm and you will yield far better dividends later than compromising now. You´ve bent over backwards and forwards long enough.



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Reply 14 - Posted by: chicodon, 10/3/2013 9:18:01 AM     (No. 9547951)

Under the Hastert rule, the Speaker will not allow a vote on a bill unless a majority of the majority party supports the bill. If Boehner breaks this tradition he´s toast.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: ocjim, 10/3/2013 9:21:39 AM     (No. 9547959)

Spot on, #10. The lack of proportion you cite indicates Heidi is on some kind of agenda driven mission. Having created her story out of almost whole cloth, we´ll then get a follow up article...
´´Seeing more and more news reports of frustrated Republicans... blah blah blah.´´

Echo chamber.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: tren9, 10/3/2013 9:23:25 AM     (No. 9547962)

If the Pubs cave now that will mean 5 million fewer votes in 2016. Do you think you can win the Presidency with 5 million votes?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 10/3/2013 9:29:06 AM     (No. 9547975)

The Republi-Crats are crying for attention again.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: nonsense, 10/3/2013 9:30:07 AM     (No. 9547977)

I´m very concerned and puzzled about the 4 reps from Pa. who are on the list of those "pressuring". Why are they reacting this way? The only reason I can think of is the strong union thuggery present in the state. Which really burns me up since the union thugs are in secret negotiations with Sec. of Labor Perez to gain an exemption from Obamascare. Like all other scams originating from this regime, I´m 100% sure they will be granted this exemption with a big Marxist grin on Perez´s face.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: stablemoney, 10/3/2013 9:30:25 AM     (No. 9547978)

This is pressure for Boehner to not end the shutdown. The House needs to reassert and perform its constitutional authority. Adding debt for more spending just digs a deeper hole.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Safari Man, 10/3/2013 9:31:13 AM     (No. 9547980)

Why is it every time I read about Michael Grimm, he is looking for ways to throw a life-line to the dims.

The bias in this reporting is outrageous -- eg: "attempts to undermine the health care law...".

Heidi needs to buy a vowel.


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Reply 21 - Posted by: gobushcheneygo, 10/3/2013 9:33:20 AM     (No. 9547984)

Oh, for crying out loud, the "frustrated 12" should just get it over with and switch parties. If you can´t stand on principle and do what is right for the American people because you can´t take the heat, then get the hell out.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: john56, 10/3/2013 9:34:49 AM     (No. 9547987)

At some point, maybe a "cadre" of House RINOs will try to join Nasty Nancy and her henchmen to surrender to the Democrats.

Couple things should happen.

Assuming conservatives/tea party types are still a majority of the GOP caucus, it should be made clear that if such an event occurs, there will be new elections for House Speaker and caucus leadership (for example, if Boehner and Cantor can´t keep their fellow RINOs in line, they need to go) and any RINO who surrenders to the Democrat ultimatum LOSES his/her chairmanship immediately.

So what if the RAT infested media whores go batty about this? Like they´re going to write nice stories about us anyway?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Axeman, 10/3/2013 9:35:09 AM     (No. 9547988)

The shut down is going great! I think the fed can stay shut down until next year. People will adjust and be happier. A real assessment will be made about importance of many of these jobs. A lot of the necessary tasks can be done by those who would have done them any way if the feds weren´t in the way.

For example: Some loans can´t go through because of a federal form that needs to be checked. Does the loan company need the check to decide if they want to give the loan? Not really. But the Feds say they must have the form checked. Can´t this be bypassed? Creative people find ways.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: gobushcheneygo, 10/3/2013 9:35:35 AM     (No. 9547989)

Oh, for crying out loud, the "frustrated 12" should just get it over with and switch parties. If they can´t stand on principle and do what is right for the American people because they can´t take the heat, they just get the heck out.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: gobushcheneygo, 10/3/2013 9:36:19 AM     (No. 9547991)

Sorry for the multiple posts, computer acting up....

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Pearson365, 10/3/2013 9:40:17 AM     (No. 9547998)

Almost all Bloomberg articles are either inspired by the White House or passed by the WH for approval before release, Heidi surely is able to show us Valerie Jarrett´s electronic stamp of approval on this piece.

Bloomberg is no different than the NY Times, the AP or MSNBC in that its works aggressively to protect & promote Obama and Dems while portraying Repubs as Neanderthals who are still dragging women about by the their hair.,

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Reply 27 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 10/3/2013 9:43:32 AM     (No. 9548006)

I´m frustrated they are not pressuring for impeachment.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 10/3/2013 9:48:04 AM     (No. 9548016)

Do not end it without serious concessions.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: dman, 10/3/2013 9:55:21 AM     (No. 9548035)

"More than a dozen"? Out of 235? Really?

Spkr. Boehner will reveal his true allegiance in the coming days. Caving will spell the end of his speakership - and ultimately the end of the GOP. The only way to avert a new party being formed to replace the GOP is for Republicans to stand strong now. It´s "go time".

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Reply 30 - Posted by: dman, 10/3/2013 9:57:35 AM     (No. 9548039)

232

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 10/3/2013 10:09:21 AM     (No. 9548059)

Personally, I like the Shutdown.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: yuban, 10/3/2013 10:14:04 AM     (No. 9548071)

The Government is shut down? Really? I haven´t noticed.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: arcady, 10/3/2013 10:16:21 AM     (No. 9548077)

Bloomberg News demonstrating yet again they´ve reached the big time and are joining with the other liberally biased "news organizations". Though, this is hardly news as it´s the story the Washington Post was trumpeting yesterday.
What would be newsworthy is if Bloomberg News actually reported events accurately.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 10/3/2013 10:19:30 AM     (No. 9548085)

The government isn´t hiring any doctors or building any hospitals or making any drugs or devices. They´re just setting up an insurance agency. Why do they need funding at all ?
Other agencies work on a small percentage fee on each policy. Where are all of the billions going ???

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Reply 35 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/3/2013 10:25:27 AM     (No. 9548100)

Speaking in vague terms about the number of frustrated Republicans, the writer can only come up with the names of a few. And there, of course, is loudmouth Peter King. I´ve never heard of the rest.

Winds up with some former representative called Nussle kvetching:

He also cited rapid turnover during the past two election cycles that has led to “a lot of very green people who’ve never even passed an amendment” in a subcommittee and don’t understand the legislative process.

“They’re not experienced legislators, they’re worried about primaries at home, and the new media is making it difficult for them to stake out any other position than the extreme position,” Nussle said.


Who dug him up for this article?

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Reply 36 - Posted by: mws50, 10/3/2013 10:38:35 AM     (No. 9548133)

#6 That would be Representative Ted Poe from Texas. Or if you really wanted to shake up the Congress, they could appoint Ted Nugent Speaker of the House.

That is three Teds that are real Americans (Cruz, Poe, & Nugent). Hmmm...

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Reply 37 - Posted by: jglas, 10/3/2013 10:39:23 AM     (No. 9548136)

The government is being kept shut down by Obama and Reid. They can open any of it any time they want. The bills to do so have been sent to the senate. Republicans need to get that story out. Republicans aren´t shutting the government, Obama and Reid are shutting the government because they won´t accept any compromise on Obamacare. The death wish Republicans, if they aren´t just a figment of the MSM´s mind, need to grow a pair. Surely they must know that if they cave their base will abandon them just as Obama planned it.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Hermoine, 10/3/2013 10:42:00 AM     (No. 9548144)

Ohhhhhh, noooooooooo, say it ain´t sooooooo, a whole dozen (or maybe a baker´s dozen), then, by all means, capitulate. Good grief.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Bohallx, 10/3/2013 10:55:30 AM     (No. 9548174)

Only a Democrat lackey could turn "1 or 2" into "more than a dozen"

But, I digress.

We do have a long term problem with some of the Representatives in BLUE STATES. We will need to eventually address that ~ probably the old fashioned way by returning to the dispensation of PORK but not to any Democrat districts, or a state with a majority of Democrat Congresscritters.

Pork is influential way beyond it´s real value BTW.



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Reply 40 - Posted by: Razorgirl, 10/3/2013 10:55:46 AM     (No. 9548176)

Green people? Did she really say Green People? (As in not professional politicians) Why, in my book, the greener the better! We would be better off if they were all "Green People". The longer the shutdown goes on, the more it becomes obvious the Lefties are "stuck on stupid".

As I keep reminding my congressman, anyone that doesn´t vote for you because you took a stand, wasn´t going to vote for you anyway. However, those that would have voted for you if you had taken a stand, and you didn´t, will not vote for you again along with those that wouldn´t vote for you anyway.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: killerbee, 10/3/2013 11:03:31 AM     (No. 9548192)

Here´s a link in the article that shows who the 18 surrender-monkeys are:

http://www.bloomberg.com/infographics/2013-10-02/end-of-government-shutdown-vote.html

Most of them are from states closer to DC. Wonder how much dirt Obama and his minions have on these guys individually.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: O.S. Banker, 10/3/2013 11:33:58 AM     (No. 9548242)

Previous poster had it right. The House Republican need to execute a document dump on the Senate. Continuing Resolutions to fund the NPS, USGS, SBA, DoAg. all the stuff that the media is trying to whip into a frenzy. And let the Senate go on record opposing these bills.

If Harry can hold his caucus together in the Senate, the final act should be bill funding the payment of the debt and the Department of Defense (Constitutional Requirements) and the elimination of all other Federal Agencies. Then adjourn the House having done their duty.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 10/3/2013 5:24:59 PM     (No. 9548784)

The only pressure I want Boehner to feel is from We the People pressuring him to go all the way and never waver.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: bighambone, 10/3/2013 6:22:06 PM     (No. 9548884)

One big problem that the Republicans have had in modern times is that a bunch of them are go along to get along with the Democrat Party types who always fold and end up facilitating the liberal Democrat political agenda thus undermining any attempt at putting forward a legitimate conservative agenda.

You have to blame the State Republican parties for not knocking that type Republican out in the primaries when they attempt to run for re-election.

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President Obama addressed the White House press corps today, announcing that with the final numbers in, Obamacare´s exchanges have attracted eight million sign-ups -- 35 percent of whom are "under the age of 35," he said. Several elements of his comments were misleading: (1) At first blush, the 35 percent stat is both significant and impressive. As recently as last month, the share of "young invincibles" signing up for plans was struggling in the 25 percent range, far short of the actuarial target of nearly 40 percent. A leap into the mid-30´s, while still shy of the goal, would constitute a major step, and would bode well for the risk pools'

Michelle Obama Riverdances
Through Dublin to the Tune
of $7,921,638

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Breitbart Big Peace, by Tom Fitton    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/17/2014 6:45:16 AM     Post Reply
When it comes to tracking the cost of Obama family vacations, there are two primary challenges. First, the Obamas are prolific jet-setters, so there are many details to track. Second, the Obama administration, clearly embarrassed by these lavish and frequent family vacations, stonewalls the release of records at every turn. But we have been relentless in pursuit of this information. Our attorneys file the lawsuits and make our case, and our investigators pour through pages of records and crunch the numbers. And the information we’ve uncovered – information that would otherwise remain under lock and key – shows that the

The Folly Of The Bundy Ranch Rebellion
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The Federalist, by Grace Olmstead    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 4:21:46 AM     Post Reply
It’s the stuff of Westerns: a showdown on the desert plains, the big bad government against an underdog farmer. Though the story has only grabbed national headlines in the past several days, rancher Cliven Bundy has illegally grazed cattle on the Nevada land surrounding his farm for over 20 years. He hasn’t paid grazing fees since 1993, and refuses to renew the necessary grazing permit.(Snip)Rather than using the avenues and pathways presented to him, Bundy has staunchly declared his own law and allegiances. Unfortunately, reality doesn’t work this way. If only it did—we could rebel for paying stupid taxes, refuse to

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

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.

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?

Illinois Dems to offer $100 million in
taxpayer money to lure Obama library site

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Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/18/2014 9:15:50 AM     Post Reply
First, the good news: We are close enough to the end of the Obama presidency for his crowd to talk about a presidential library. Now, the bad news: Obama´s retirement is still 1,008 days distant. Plenty of time though to round up the dough to build it somewhere. Figure they need Solyndra-style money, at least $500 million. The last two presidents – Bill Clinton and George W. Bush -- built their legacy edifices totally with private money. [Snip] However, Obama supporters have a different take. They think taxpayers should put up $100 million in public money for Obama´s library.

Every Media Outlet: Hillary
Grandkid the Most Consequential
Baby Since Jesus

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Mediaite, by Tina Nguyen    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/18/2014 10:34:40 AM     Post Reply
Less than 16 hours after Chelsea Clinton announced she was pregnant, a lot of major news outlets started staring into the crystal ball of Chelsea’s womb, wondering what this currently floating zygotic multicellular being meant for the prospects of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, which is also a floating, zygotic, multicellular being. Their answer: The immaculately conceived Clinton child could mean everything. And no, it’s not just the fact that having a grandchild could be personally fulfilling to Hillary and Bill (mazel tov, by the way), or that a cute baby would be a sweet cherry on top of Hillary’s already

Glen Campbell has been
moved into a facility

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People Magazine, by Gilliam Telling    Original Article
Posted By: Hazymac- 4/17/2014 6:58:48 PM     Post Reply
Glen Campbell has been suffering from Alzheimer´s for over three years, but the Grammy-winning singer, 78, has recently moved into a facility, PEOPLE has confirmed. "He was moved to an Alzhemier´s facility last week," says a family friend. "I´m not sure what the permanent plan is for him yet. We´ll know more next week." The "Rhinestone Cowboy" crooner first opened up about having Alzheimer´s to PEOPLE in an exclusive 2011 interview. Campbell and his fourth wife, Kim Woolen, decided to go public with the news because Campbell hoped to embark on a final farewell live tour. The couple wanted his

Even Hillary Clinton Isn’t Sure What
We Should Like About Hillary Clinton

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PJ Media, by Stephen Kruiser    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/18/2014 4:33:53 AM     Post Reply
The first step is admitting… It was a simple question to someone accustomed to much tougher ones: What was her proudest achievement as secretary of state? But for a moment, Hillary Rodham Clinton, appearing recently before a friendly audience at a women’s forum in Manhattan, seemed flustered.(Snip)So…no definitive successes and some clear-cut failures. And that’s the generous New York Times assessment. The Democrat fantasy story about Mrs. Clinton paints her as strong and accomplished on her own. In reality, this is a woman who is professionally defined almost entirely by two men in her life, both of whom happen to have

Republican presidential hopefuls
steer clear of Nevada ranch fight

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The Hill [Washington, DC], by Timothy Cama    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/17/2014 1:10:36 PM     Post Reply
GOP presidential hopefuls are largely steering clear of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s fight with the federal government. The showdown, which left armed militia members and feds staring each other down last week, has captivated talk radio and cable news shows, turning Bundy into a conservative cause célèbre. Yet Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Mike Huckabee, a former Arkansas governor and 2008 presidential candidate, are the only big-name Republicans to have spoken out on the dispute so far. Tea Party favorite Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has been silent, and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) have also not


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