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Obama Announces Obamacare
‘Fix’ That Doesn’t Fix Anything,
Blames Insurance Companies

PJ Media, by Bryan Preston

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 11/14/2013 12:12:35 PM

President Obama announces today that he supports a “fix” for Obamacare that would allow some Americans to keep the healthcare plans they already had for an additional year. That was already built into the Affordable Care Act aka Obamacare law. It’s not an actual change to anything, it’s just an attempt to get out ahead of the bills that Republican Fred Upton and Democrat Mary Landrieu are sponsoring in the House and Senate that would legislatively “fix” Obamacare. It’s an exercise in blame-shifting, and an abdication of leadership. As news of the plan leaked, skepticism spread.(Snip for tweets)Barack Obama’s credibility

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 11/14/2013 12:15:10 PM     (No. 9613183)

He continues to insult our intelligence. Not a good strategy.

He just said the individual market policies did not work. Apparently they did work for those who bought them and now have lost them. Otherwise they´d have switched long ago.

The absurdity of what comes out of his mouth is stunning.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lakerman1, 11/14/2013 12:21:15 PM     (No. 9613187)

He remains the dumbest man in the room. Even if Joe Biden was in the room.
(where is Joe, by the way?)
This ´fix´ blows a hole in the financial structure of kenyacare.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 11/14/2013 12:25:01 PM     (No. 9613192)

Listening to his rambling flop sweat shuck & jive right now.

Eddy Haskel or The Sham-Wow guy could do better.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: smcchk, 11/14/2013 12:25:11 PM     (No. 9613193)

Hear ye, hear ye!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 11/14/2013 12:26:34 PM     (No. 9613194)

Now he´s answering Jake Tapper´s question about why he went ahead with the rollout when he knew there were problems with "I was not aware". Doesn´t have the guts to say "no one told me" because he knows that that is a baldfaced lie that will be easily refuted.

He is digging himself in deeper and deeper.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 11/14/2013 12:26:44 PM     (No. 9613195)

He´s off teleprompter and tap dancing all over the place talking down to everyone as if he is still trying to bamboozle a bunch of urban yoots on a street corner on Chicago´s south side.
He´s just getting in deeper.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Emerson, 11/14/2013 12:28:19 PM     (No. 9613197)

Speaking of flopsweat, his underclothes and maybe his entire outfit are going to the rubbish bin after this performance. Dripping desperation and wild-eyed.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Emerson, 11/14/2013 12:31:11 PM     (No. 9613200)

Re #5, that was (and still is) Major Garrett, who is giving Obie fits. "Did you not trust the American people to be able to manage this?" (Their insurance.)

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Reply 9 - Posted by: KarenJ1, 11/14/2013 12:33:23 PM     (No. 9613203)

Watching this lying dictator is about to make my head explode. He is only making this much, much worse. He cannot do this by diktat and no one in the pathetic media has asked him how he can do this!! I really can´t take much more of this.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Emerson, 11/14/2013 12:34:20 PM     (No. 9613206)

A reporter just got him off the hook with a question about Iran sanctions.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: woodenleg, 11/14/2013 12:34:34 PM     (No. 9613208)

...and we´re surprised because...?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 11/14/2013 12:37:55 PM     (No. 9613213)

2nd post---mea culpa---

This is really embarrassing.

If our enemies don´t bomb hell out of us pretty soon with this dork in charge then they are missing a great op.

Just sain´.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 11/14/2013 12:39:41 PM     (No. 9613217)

From Chicago (ironic, isn´t it):

Give ´em the old razzle dazzle
Razzle Dazzle ´em
Give ´em an act with lots of flash in it
And the reaction will be passionate
Give ´em the old hocus pocus
Bead and feather ´em
How can they see with sequins in their eyes?

What if your hinges all are rusting?
What if, in fact, you´re just disgusting?

Razzle dazzle ´em
And they;ll never catch wise!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: ginadee, 11/14/2013 12:41:43 PM     (No. 9613220)

Heat up the tar and gather the feathers.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: earlybird, 11/14/2013 12:42:02 PM     (No. 9613221)

"I and my administration are responsible for the strongest sanctions ever (re Iran)..." (paraphrased).

Huh?

Sanctions against Iran go way back to 1979. What momentous action did he take?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 11/14/2013 12:43:11 PM     (No. 9613223)

Keep Digging Barry Soetoro you will eventually meet your maker, Beelzibub.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: comstock, 11/14/2013 12:50:36 PM     (No. 9613232)

When the insurance companies send out their renewal letters they should itemize each covered area, and boldly highlight those items required by Obozocare which otherwise wouldn´t be included. Let people know exactly what they are paying for.



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Reply 18 - Posted by: brianod1, 11/14/2013 12:57:01 PM     (No. 9613245)

Every answer is 5 - 10 minutes, I had to turn it off.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 11/14/2013 12:58:00 PM     (No. 9613247)

Hooboy. Now he´s apologizing, heart to heart, to the Democrats who supported Obamacare and now are burdened (by the politics).

Crikey. Tap dancing is right.

Now he´s launched into his hackneyed "I wake up every day...."bla bla bla

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Pearson365, 11/14/2013 12:58:07 PM     (No. 9613249)

Thank god, I mean, thank Obama for restoring my cheap and inadequate health plan from Bad Apple Mutual Insurance. When you don´t need a doctor or hospital, you´ll have Bad Apple.

Now Lord Obama can return to his ancestral throne on Mt Hilo, high above Wakiki Beach, for a 4 week vacation. We mere citizens bid him Aloha.



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Reply 21 - Posted by: Dante, 11/14/2013 12:58:53 PM     (No. 9613251)

Not a ´fix´, just more lies. Zero is attempting to tamp down the anger through the 2014 elections, nothing more.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 11/14/2013 1:01:12 PM     (No. 9613255)

Wow. What a rambling, repetitive, disjointed dissembling stream of consciousness performance by the president. I know he was 20 minutes late to show up, but his handlers should have walked him around for another 30 minutes before shoving him out there. Man.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: tren9, 11/14/2013 1:02:47 PM     (No. 9613260)

If your insurance company sells you your old policy at old rates then they will not have the money to cover pre-existing conditions and will have to drop out of the exchanges or go bankrupt.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/14/2013 1:03:54 PM     (No. 9613262)

In my circle, we would call what he said, a pant-load.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: steveW, 11/14/2013 1:13:36 PM     (No. 9613275)

To be honest, the only halfway relevant thing in all this is that Fred Upton is Kate Upton´s uncle, which is like, super incredibly hot. The rest is silence.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: wtm, 11/14/2013 1:18:31 PM     (No. 9613288)

This is just a PUSHBACK to get it past the election. To save the Dems from this fiasco.
It really doesn´t change anything in the end !!!!

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Reply 27 - Posted by: paulfromTexas, 11/14/2013 1:24:05 PM     (No. 9613298)

I wanna see Barry make a state government "hurry"...high risk pools for most states have been disassembed and people laid off at the companies.These policies he claims to be "reinstating " no longer exist.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: sinic, 11/14/2013 1:24:18 PM     (No. 9613299)

I wonder how long the insurance companies will put up with this BS? I know that their in a precarious position due to Obamas´ SOP of sicking some Fed department on them but...really, how long can you keep your mouth shut? I´d love to see a few of them unload on this con man.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: steveW, 11/14/2013 1:30:35 PM     (No. 9613306)

C´mon, Dems! Come out of the closet and admit it - you´re all socialists! You have nothing to lose but your chains! Out of the closet, now!! We know you can do it, Dems.





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Reply 30 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 11/14/2013 1:35:14 PM     (No. 9613313)

On 3 July 2013, we saw the Egyptian people rise up and run Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood from power for horrible violations of Egyptian citizen´s right. Horrible violations.

Even citizens in a Third World country had enough gumption to rise up against a dictator and unseat him.

When are we going to find our gumption?

If MengeleCare isn´t stopped, and stopped soon, what will happen in this nation when we have an epidemic of some kind and there are not enough doctors to treat or hospitals to hold the sick and dying?

Will it take some event of that sort to bring the LoFo´s off the couch and make them understand what the Mulatto Marxist has done to the country?

We´re not too far in front of the US treasury not having the funds to support the Takers, and the Mulatto is making sure there are fewer Makers with each passing month.

In one respect, I hope I´m here for the total collapse. I want a front row seat In another, I hope the Lord just takes me on before it happens. I do hate that my grandchild will have to live through it, but I know it´s coming.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Phantomll, 11/14/2013 1:35:22 PM     (No. 9613314)

Over 5 million policies have already been canceled! His "fix" is like trying to put toothpaste back into the tube.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: bighambone, 11/14/2013 1:50:09 PM     (No. 9613328)

The American people are slowly figuring out that Obama and the Democrats have sabotaged a lot of people´s health insurance plans by implementing Obama Care regulations that require the insurance companies to cancel millions of health insurance plans that will leave all those people without health care insurance.

Nothing matters more to the Democrats then keeping their political power in the Congress, so today, with falling Democrat poll numbers coming out Obama himself came out with what amounts to a political "fix" telling the insurance companies to simply allow everyone to keep their current health care insurance through 2014, and of course effectively past the 2014 election.

Chances are that the insurance companies will not be able to comply as they have already changed their business models so that they are in compliance in the Obama care law and current regulations.

No doubt Obama´s next move will be to fraudulently blame the insurance companies for cancelling millions of Americans health insurance policies, as Obama has now moved the regulatory goalposts by telling the insurance companies that they do not have to comply with the Obama Care regulations until after the 2014 election.



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Reply 33 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 11/14/2013 2:03:01 PM     (No. 9613339)

This particular movement of the goal-post will tip the scales to the point where private insurance companies move from saying:"Your policy has been canceled" --to--"We are no longer in the insurance business."

When you fluck with the rules, the vendors of safety and security and predictability fold their hands and wait for a new dealer.

Like.....who doesn´t know that ???

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Avogadra, 11/14/2013 2:30:31 PM     (No. 9613357)

In the book of Genesis, all God has to do is speak, and it is so. In 2013 Obama thinks that all he has to do is speak and it is so. Probably just a coincidence.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: gobushcheneygo, 11/14/2013 3:00:02 PM     (No. 9613375)

The Obamboozler is taking a page from the Clinton Handbook...keep talking and talking and talking until the people´s eyes glaze over. Bill gets in front of a camera and NEVER shuts up. Like his State-of-the-Union marathons. It´s not going to be quite so easy for you, Barack. The natives are getting restless.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: AutumnJoy, 11/14/2013 3:01:44 PM     (No. 9613377)

I watched the whole thing. I do not remember The Won saying ONCE that the "administrative fix" would last for only one year. Only the talking heads reported that little detail. More sweet talk that sadly the lofos will fall hook line and sinker for. The devil is always in the details, or in Obama´s sick twisted soul.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 11/14/2013 3:05:08 PM     (No. 9613380)

As my twitter buddies described it, it´s called a CLUSTERFIX.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: texsupreme, 11/14/2013 3:05:35 PM     (No. 9613382)

Next thing will be holder filing suits against the insurance companies.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Chiritwo, 11/14/2013 4:11:59 PM     (No. 9613468)

He´s only doing this so the democrats can get elected next year. What a shallow person. My extremely good insurance was canceled - I liked it and it wasn´t minimal like they are trying to say. Doubt if I´ll be getting that back at the same rates, if I get it back at all. Funny how all the dems voted for it and are now running from their choices - how 2 faced can congress get? What happened to our freedom of choice? It´s getting scary out there!

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 11/14/2013 4:13:31 PM     (No. 9613474)

#13, exactly. How about this line?

"Long as you keep ´em way off balance,
How can they spot you´ve got no talents"

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Reply 41 - Posted by: mindyourbubble, 11/14/2013 4:29:15 PM     (No. 9613490)

Gee Mr. O...
Since you said at first OACA wasn´t "broke", what and why are you trying to fix it now?? What´s that?

Because you said so!?

Uttooh! You mean wait only enough to hold it together until after the ´14 election?

But the bandaid ain´t gonna last that long.

The LO FOs have already caught on to the bait and switch you tried to pull off = Lie. You have run out of IDKs.

Enough of your congressional supporters have already tossed their hats into another barrel! They are not risking their reelections on your slight of hand tricks.

Many of your voters already got their "less than 38hr and part time slips", their insurance cancellation slips and in some cases, pink-slips to bring manpower to less that 40(?) people.

The insurance companies are not to blame.
Blame your back-room deals with the Unions, Gov. workers, major corporations with out going through congress to change the laws first. {err...did your administration break the law? tsk tsk}

What happened to the principle of "Equal protection under the law" ???



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Reply 42 - Posted by: steveW, 11/14/2013 4:33:45 PM     (No. 9613494)

Q: How does Obama get away with illegally changing laws at whim (essentially, breaking them)?
A. Because the GOP refuses to hold him accountable for breaking laws.

Were Obama a Republican, he would have been impeached 127 times by now.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: wsdiego, 11/14/2013 4:46:10 PM     (No. 9613522)

Bo always gets an A when it comes to blaming others!

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Reply 44 - Posted by: gone2pot, 11/14/2013 5:20:45 PM     (No. 9613568)

Oh yeah. On national television the president commits two clear and easy to prosecute felonies while the Mitch and John Show wets all over themselves. Can´t wait to see how the GOP loses uber-big in 2014 because they cannot stay away from their Stupid Pills nor their Depends filling "courage." Just perfect. Never before has a group of men like the GOP put on golf shoes, stomped on their own private parts with the golf shoes and at the same time gave the Constitution to Mr Obama so he could wipe his backside with it on national television while the rest of the nation worries about Lady Gaga. Yep, just perfect.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: Judith, 11/14/2013 5:22:51 PM     (No. 9613573)

Well, I guess the king has spoken. Get rid of this gutless, useless congress, kick obama out of office and start all over again.
FIRE THE BUMS.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: JediJerry, 11/14/2013 6:28:47 PM     (No. 9613657)

OK, I see, just re-write the law as you see fit to suit your problems of the day. Never mind Congress or the Constitution. If they won´t act, you will. Full speed ahead on that fundamental transformation thing. Keep it up old buddy. Paybacks coming. We can wait.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: P51DMustang, 11/14/2013 6:46:02 PM     (No. 9613679)

This is the one truth about who built it....the Oh Dumbo Ears wanted it, gave it to incompetent people to build, an expects U.S. to give him a pass.

Would have worked, but then the liberal progressive middle-class realized that Obamacare was going to be paid for on their shoulders. I heard one lament from Left coast that insurance for everyone sounded like a good idea. Until he realized he was going to pay for all those who wont pay.

So sad to bad don´t let the door hit you in the gluteus maximus on the way out.

What a Maroon, the Elmer Fud of our day.

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Reply 48 - Posted by: bpl40, 11/14/2013 7:11:13 PM     (No. 9613711)

If the SCOTUS has any spine (actually I mean something a LOT lower!, they should issue a Quo Warranto - BY WHAT AUTHORITY??

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Reply 49 - Posted by: WhatMediaBias, 11/14/2013 11:17:01 PM     (No. 9613934)

Sure it does. It fixes blame. That´s even more important than fixing a problem. The only problem is, that there are enough non-braindead people that know he lies.

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WASHINGTON – Lawmakers with strong ties to the Tea Party movement have gained a toehold in the U.S. Senate but it appears they might have difficulty expanding their numbers this year. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) are among those associated with the conservative, grassroots drive that has proved influential within Republican Party politics in a relatively short period of time. But a review of upcoming Senate contests reveals that more establishmentarian Senate candidates maintain an edge – at least to this point – heading into the primary season. Conservative disaffection for the manner in which mainstream Republicans are

Video: Mentally ill man can’t stop talking
about the monsters under his bed
Hot Air, by Allahpundit    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/12/2014 4:32:44 AM     Post Reply
Really, really unfortunate to find the Free Beacon exploiting an insane derelict for easy page views. It’s one thing to giggle at the crazy man at the bus stop, it’s another to record him and put it on YouTube. Nor is this the first time they’ve had fun at the expense of someone with obvious brain damage. Just look what they did to poor Al Sharpton. You’ll be tempted to bail here after 10 seconds thinking you’ve got the point and thus there’s no need to watch it all. Wrong: The point is to watch it all, to absorb the extent



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

Nevada Cattle Rancher Wins
´Range War´ With Feds

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

Barbara Boxer Says Keystone
Pipeline a Cancer Risk

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

Why The Feds Chickened Out
On A Nevada Ranch

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Townhall, by Kevin McCullough    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 4/13/2014 11:55:18 AM     Post Reply
Let me obliterate a bit of confusion here: the Obama administration attempted to go to war with a rancher in Nevada. Let me amplify a little bit of truth: They tucked tail and have returned home. And let me add a bit of clarity: they had no choice! As the nation began to become familiar with the plight of the family of Cliven Bundy, many of us harkened back to another standoff in which the Federal government attempted to bully it´s outcome: Waco, Texas and the Branch Davidian massacre. It is telling that in the Nevada case the feds pulled out so

Why Hillary v. Jeb Would
Be Great for America

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Daily Beast, by Mark McKinnon    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/13/2014 6:11:32 PM     Post Reply
They’re both qualified, respectful of each other (shocker!), and represent the vast majority of middle America. So what’s not to like about another Clinton/Bush race for 2016? When you mention the prospect of Clinton vs. Bush 2016 a funny thing happens. First, there is the reflexive response: "Oh no, not again. We don´t need more dynastic politics in this country." But upon further reflection, you realize Jeb Bush vs. Hillary Clinton would be a great race and actually good for the country. Let´s review. QUALIFICATIONS—THEY’VE BOTH GOT THEM. Barack Obama won the presidency because in an election where the premium was on change, it mattered little

The world must shift to solar and wind
power rapidly to avoid catastrophic global
warming, say UN scientists in major report

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Daily Mail (U.K.), by Ben Spencer    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/13/2014 7:15:31 PM     Post Reply
A rapid shift to wind and solar power is needed if the world is to avoid catastrophic global warming, the United Nations warns in a crucial report today. Emissions of greenhouse gases need to be cut by up to 70 per cent before 2050 to control climate change, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says. ‘Large-scale changes in energy systems’ are required, with coal power stations to be switched off and replaced by wind and solar. And the transformation needs to be made in the next 15 years or controlling climate change will become increasingly harder and more expensive. The report was published

Nevada GOP removes social issues from platform,
moves ahead with pre-primary endorsements

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Associated Press, by Sandra Chereb    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/13/2014 3:48:58 PM     Post Reply
LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Republican Party stripped opposition to abortion and gay marriage from its platform Saturday as state convention delegates instead focused on judging fellow Republicans on their worthiness to serve in office and adherence to GOP values. The platform, with few changes, was adopted overwhelmingly as the Las Vegas convention stretched late into the evening. The vote mirrors that of the Clark County GOP, which voted earlier to remove platform language defining marriage as between a man and a woman and statements opposing abortion. Many Republicans are re-evaluating their strong stances on conservative social issues as public

Goodbye tea party, hello big tent
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Washington Post, by Jennifer Rubin    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/13/2014 5:08:01 AM     Post Reply
Say what you will about Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), but they know a train wreck when they see it. They also know when to separate themselves from the cranks and the losers on the right. Although both supported the shutdown and were heartily supported by tea party groups in their own Senate races, neither one has endorsed Matt Bevin in Kentucky, Milton Wolf in Kansas or Chris McDaniel in Mississippi. In fact, Cruz’s office confirms he hasn’t endorsed anyone in the primaries. He may weigh in after the primaries. Rand Paul has endorsed two very establishment

Video: Flash mob of women steal
$20,000 worth of sunglasses
from California store

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New York Daily News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 4/13/2014 10:50:38 AM     Post Reply
A brazen flash mob has been caught on camera storming a California store and making off with $20,000 worth of sunglasses. Surveillance footage shows eight women piling into a Sunglass Hut and crowding around display cases. Shielding workers from what they´re doing, they quickly stuff dozens of fashion specs into their bags. A store clerk pleads with them to stop, before running out of the shot to get help and dial 911. The thieves then all bolt outside and escape in a waiting SUV. The incident occurred at the Valencia Town Center mall, in Santa Clarita, at 3 p.m. on

Democrat Center Folds
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American Thinker, by Clarice Feldman    Original Article
Posted By: real fifi- 4/13/2014 7:44:30 AM     Post Reply
It’s hardly been a secret that in recent years the moderate center of the Democrat party has been driven away and what remains is a conglomeration of disparate blocs which, to date, the party has been able to treat as if there were no conflicting interests between them. As the midterm elections approach and the administration’s incompetence, along with the distaste for the president’s signature ObamaCare legislation, drive the party’s chances down further, the make-believe coalition of opposites may well crumble if the opposition doesn’t blow it. Democrats hope to retain control of the Senate and recapture the House by driving

Victory for Nevada´s last rancher!
Federal government backs down and
says it will NOT try to seize cattle from
cowboy at the centre of armed showdown

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Daily Mail [UK], by Ryan Gorman*    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/12/2014 2:34:02 PM     Post Reply
The last rancher in southern Nevada has won his battle to graze cows on public land after a week-long stand off with federal agents. The Bureau of Land Management today said it would stop trying to seize the cattle of Cliven Bundy after armed militia members today continuing to gather in Nevada in a confrontation with federal agents. BLM Director Neil Kornze said: ´Based on information about conditions on the ground, and in consultation with law enforcement, we have made a decision to conclude the cattle gather because of our serious concern about the safety of employees and members of

Obama Begins to Say Good-Bye
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National Journal, by James Oliphant    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/13/2014 5:20:56 AM     Post Reply
Because you can find anything on the Web, you can easily search and pull up a running clock that tells you just how long, to the second, Barack Obama has been president. It moves in real time. It only feels like it´s speeding up. Constrained by crises over which he has little power to impact events, hemmed in by a divided Congress more interested in scoring points with voters than in legislating, and watching as his potential successor assumes more and more of the political spotlight, Obama may be receding into history more quickly than either he or his aides ever anticipated. It was impossible to listen to the president's speech Thursday


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