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Into Year 6, Obama admits he’s clueless
Washington Times, by Joseph Curl

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Posted By:StormCnter, 12/24/2013 4:40:47 AM

What a depressing presidency Barack Obama has wrought. Waltzing into office five years ago with the media’s shameless aid on a high-school-style campaign pledge of “Hope and Change,” the former community organizer from Chicago spent his last press conference of the year apologizing for everything he’s done wrong — then announcing he’s “eager to skip town” to Hawaii for “a couple days of sleep and sun.” Well, 17, but who’s counting. One truly has to wonder how the vaunted White House staff of advisers and sycophants came up with the battle plan for Friday’s presser, the last of a terrible year:

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: DW626, 12/24/2013 5:55:43 AM     (No. 9666282)

This pathetic punk isn´t even qualified to be a door greeter at your local Walmart, with all due respect to Walmart door greeters. Why he even bothers with these press conferences, and the media´s continuous worshipfull pandering is nothing short of astounding.
Imagine any of us LDotters getting away with no accountability at our respective jobs....no I can´t either.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/24/2013 6:25:25 AM     (No. 9666292)

Whether we want to admit it or not the old media still has a lot of clout in this country.They could all be operating at a loss and still have the same clout.For one thing they drove the republicans to their sorry image,admittingly they did it to themselves in large part by making Boehner the face of the party. I mean who´s going to rally around this guy.Boehner has friends and allies who don´t want to see him hurt personally or they would ask him to step aside and make Gowdy the face of the party.The good ole boy network hurts the party´s image and they need some fresh faces.

But more importantly,they were as all over Obamacare as much as the red media and that´s the only reason Obama´s in a hole right now.The media has willfully ignored all the other Obama debacles or his approvals would be in the teens.

The red media probably only has a 40% reach in this country and that´s mostly preaching to the choir.Limbaugh is the biggest proof of this by having the largest conservative audience there is and Clinton and Obama survived his carping to win twice each.

It´s easy for obama and his media allies to bury stories because they control all the internet´s main homepage.They mix celebrity garbage in with what Obama´s doing to make him look tuned inwith the pop culture.You can be a huge fad one day and a nobody the next.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nightvision, 12/24/2013 6:52:04 AM     (No. 9666314)

"Balloon animals"...perfect!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: sagman, 12/24/2013 7:25:49 AM     (No. 9666338)

Road to Damascus

OBAMA: [sipping a Mai Tai on the beach during conference call] It’s bad, isn’t it?
JOE BIDEN: Yeah, Boss.
OBAMA: How bad?
BIDEN: At your impeachment trial, I’ll vote to convict if there’s a tie.
But don’t worry; it’ll never get that far.
OBAMA: Thank God! I was afraid . . .
JAY CARNEY: The Senate won’t need Biden’s swing vote, sir.
OBAMA: Oh. What happens, happens. There’s always my family.
VALERIE JARRETT: Michelle, her mother, and the kids left for Chicago last night, Barack.
OBAMA: Nobody told me. At least I have my trusted aides like you and Jay and . . .
CARNEY: We’re back in D. C. getting Joe ready for the big time, sir.
OBAMA: [looking around] Hey, where are my Secret Service people?
VALERIE: Um, your detail is now augmenting mine.
OBAMA: I’m going to walk to town, get a coconut shaved ice and a coupla chili dogs, and give all this some thought.

[On the road, a blinding white light stops Obama cold; a voice comes out of the sky]

Barack, Barack. Have you forgotten everything I taught you?

OBAMA: Saul? Saul Alinsky, is that you?
ALINSKY: Who else? In a minute I must return to the pit. Listen carefully.

Go back to Washington. Citing Congress’s abysmal ratings, dissolve the legislature and call for new elections in 2016. Summon your advisors, your PR people, and your bundlers. Tell them you’ve just had a ‘’Road to Damascus’’ moment,” the scales have fallen from your eyes, and you now know what you must do.
OBAMA: Which is?
ALINSKY: Spend the next three years finishing what you started: the destruction of the American way of life. In time, there will be a place for you down here. I’ll use my influence to get you a spot with a little draft.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: planetgeo, 12/24/2013 7:26:26 AM     (No. 9666341)

The presidency of Barack Obama is like the plane ride of the 9/11 hijackers that was thwarted by Todd Beamer and the heroic citizens onboard. America is the ultimate target of that plane. Obama and his suicide band of socialists are flying it crazily. Some on board are scared. Some are becoming aware that it is purposely being flown to wreak the destruction of America.

Where are the Todd Beamers in Congress? In the Supreme Court? Where are the everyday ordinary but extraordinary citizens who know he must be stopped at all cost?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 12/24/2013 7:32:10 AM     (No. 9666349)

What an inept, pitiful performance. No matter, he´s their guy. They would let him destroy our Republic before they would ever allow Republicans to save it.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: LAW428, 12/24/2013 7:35:16 AM     (No. 9666351)

Great post #5, the analogy fits perfectly!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Rinktum, 12/24/2013 7:55:43 AM     (No. 9666372)

#6, The Republicans have to WANT to save it. I don´t see many who will risk the media firestorm or political pressure to do what is needed. Can´t for the life of me understand how these men and women can be silent when they have the ability to do something. The leadership is abysmal. Like minded conservatives should form a coalition and go around the leadership and call a press conference on the Capitol steps to clearly define their solutions. Waiting for the Republican leadership to act, is futile. They are either incompetent or complicit. They have missed a golden opportunity to lead and they should be ashamed that they could not build a real opposition to the biggest threat this country has ever faced. When they could have made a difference, they failed miserably and the people will not forget.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Passion, 12/24/2013 8:06:02 AM     (No. 9666381)

Top Mustie of the day? I think I saw this like 48 hours ago.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: The Architect, 12/24/2013 8:22:27 AM     (No. 9666398)

What an incredibly horrible embarrassment for our country. We have elected an arrogant, egocentric, incompetent child to lead the greatest country in the history of mankind. In five short years he has brought us to the brink of collapse. It is obvious that this much damage to the republic could only be accomplished if done purposefully. He is a thinly veiled enemy of the country he is supposed to be leading. Everyone knows it and yet he survives. That there are media institutions ready and willing to carry his water is a testament to how low their standards have fallen. The fifth estate which was supposed to act as a check against uncontrolled power has instead become the dictator´s cheering squad. God help us if we don´t do something to correct this gross error soon.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ADNova, 12/24/2013 8:22:42 AM     (No. 9666399)

In response to #2 Boehner isn´t the genesis of the republican´s problems. Tom Delay destroyed the republican party´s brand.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 12/24/2013 8:23:29 AM     (No. 9666400)

My burning question is ~ when the country goes to Hell in a handcart, do the libs think they will not be hurt too? Do they not own stock or 401K´s? Won´t they have to use a wheel barrow full of $$ just to buy bread like conservatives will? Will they not be required to stand in a food line with the conservatives? When there is another terrorist attack in this country, will only conservatives be killed or injured?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Newtsche, 12/24/2013 8:27:25 AM     (No. 9666404)

A couple weeks back, the National Enquirer reported that Barry had the blues because everyone hated him. Go ahead and believe that, imagine 17 days of him stewing in his own juices and enjoy what´s left of the Christmas season.

It could be true.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: nevernaught, 12/24/2013 8:30:14 AM     (No. 9666408)

The Old Guard would like to save the Republic, or at least our way of life, if they had a clue what that is. Sadly it seems, just get along is a way of political strategy to the GOP.

And that damn Tea Party, calling for a return to American values, Constitutional government, freedom of religion and getting government out of our personal lives.

Who do these people think they are... voters.
Get McCain on the phone and see if he wants to run again.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 12/24/2013 8:46:19 AM     (No. 9666434)

What amazes me and at the same time gets my goat are the Charles Krauthammers in the world.
We all know he voted for Obama once and possibly twice before he went rabid against the klutzy clueless idiot.
I knew who Obama was in 2006 while he was in Chicago and I´m not from there. Alan Keyes gave us plenty of insight about Obama and Valarie Jarrett.
Obama wasn´t going to win anything with just the black vote it was the stupid whites that helped elect him. It was about one thing only, his skin pigmentation.
Obama is a communist and he is not going to stop as long as the do nothing Republicans act the way they do. Washington is awash with power hungry, tax cheats, taxpayer money stealing thieves. We have no government.
Judges overture elections, there´s a communist cabal of know nothing misfits with Obama as their leader and preparing for 2016 to roll over Republicans with another communist, Hillary Clinton.
Ted Cruz is our only hope not Chris, where´s the buffet, Christie.
Obama will ´NOT´ be impeached he will get his six years and circumvent the Constitution at every turn while the Republicans act like a Jeff Durnam dummy. Color me mad!

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Seething Citizen, 12/24/2013 8:50:38 AM     (No. 9666439)

#5, so true! Imagine what a difference it would have made for our nation if "justice" John Roberts had done his duty and followed the Constitution.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: strike3, 12/24/2013 8:55:02 AM     (No. 9666445)

That´s a great question, #12. The same goes for the head liberal in the White House and President Jarrett. When everything is burning and the people are storming the gates in Washington, what good is their power and influence going to be then? They may have some good hiding places but they will be found. AA1 can´t stay in the air forever. No other country in the world is going to offer asylum to the US Government Mafia without taking all of their treasure.

Liberals must think that the underground bunkers built to house the ruling elite when the balloon goes up have room for all liberals. They will soon find that, like the animals in Orwell´s great book, "some pigs are more equal than others." I plan to form a huge hunting party and reservations are being taken now. There will be no bag limit.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Farmwife1, 12/24/2013 9:13:24 AM     (No. 9666485)

I agree with the posters who cannot understand why the Obot faithful cannot see they are also passengers on the coming train wreck. They are either the lib-elite who think their messiah will protect/bail them out, or they are really not the smartest people in the room. (gasp!) I’m just a dumb farmer from fly-over and I had it figured out before he was elected the first time. Dr. Krauthammer and the state media members who are just now waking up disgust me.

Maybe it’s some sort of Ivory Tower miasma—fogging their brains and keeping them from seeing truth.


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Reply 19 - Posted by: P51DMustang, 12/24/2013 9:24:19 AM     (No. 9666500)

I concur with #2, Obama has chosen to be a nobody.

Just a pathetic little LIAR with no work ethic.

Oh..and raising the stature of his MOOOOcher wife.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 12/24/2013 9:28:39 AM     (No. 9666505)

Blaming Tom Delay? Really? It isn´t Tom that has held the Speaker´s gavel, and the power that comes with it. The failure to stop this maniac rests with Boehner, not Delay.

Good grief!

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Joe vann, 12/24/2013 9:34:43 AM     (No. 9666506)

# 2 The msm socialist media has immensely more power/control than the conservative media. They control all of the major networks, all but one of the major news net works, almost all of the print news including AP, reuters, and others major news sources. They control practically all the talk programs. They all work in concert with one another on all major stories and they can either bury the news on page 14, not report it, distort it, slant it, not investigate it or lie about it. They spin the news together, as they best can help their socialist agenda giving the right a crum from time to time, when there is no other choice. Hollywood is in on the gig, too. They all should be tried as traitors to our nation. Folks wonder why the conservatives are scared to say a word...it is the corrupt anti American msm. If we had an honest media, we wouldn´t be in such a sorry state...as we find ourselves today.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: wtm, 12/24/2013 9:35:35 AM     (No. 9666510)

Why can´t the Liberals see what´s in front of them?
They are Blinded by the Social Media, (Facebook, Twitter, etc)
That is their lives !!!
Take away their smart phone and they will go bonkers.........

They are all starting to wake up, as reality is starting to hit them in the face......"What, I have to pay for this !!!!
I thought healthcare was going to be FREE!!! And the Government was going to use Other Peoples money to pay for it, NOT mine !!!

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 12/24/2013 9:44:52 AM     (No. 9666527)

#11 is mostly correct about DeLay - - but let´s place the blame for the 0bama disaster squarely where it belongs - - on the head of George W. Bush.

We waited our entire adult lifetimes for the Pubbies to control both the White House and Congress - - and when it happened we expected Bush to expand and solidify the Reagan Revolution.

But - - Bush didn´t want to be Reagan. He wanted to be LBJ and/or FDR. So instead of eliminating the New Deal and Great Society programs - - Bush expanded them.

He was aided and abetted by craven traitors like DeLay, Lott, Hastert, Stevens, Specter, et al - - but the bulk of the blame for the treachery goes to Bush. And we´ve all been screwed since - - 0bama only being the personification of the treason.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: EnsignOToole, 12/24/2013 9:47:20 AM     (No. 9666535)

#5, might I suggest that Duck Dynasty and its leader, Phil Robertson, as the answer to your question? They aren´t real pretty - shaved and neat, but they may be the best we have right now.

I don´t think Todd Beamer and the other heroes of 9/11 thought that morning that they should look a certain way for their appearance "on stage."

Thinking about what our country has been through since 9/11 breaks my heart. Satan was lurking in the shadows before 2008 and 2012, but now it´s almost as if he feels comfortable coming out into the open.

When 9/11/2001 happened, President George W. Bush rose to the occasion with courage and determination to face down Evil. After eight years of relentless pounding by the Democrats and the MSM, the Lurking Shadow thought he had "accomplished his mission" to not only tarnish President Bush but also to destroy those who still believed in American Exceptionalism and that "God shed His grace on thee" as the song goes.

It is my ardent hope that there is a special place in Hades reserved for those who tried to smear President Bush and America. The two entities, MSM and the conniving Democrats were, IMHO, the Lurking Satan who were just hacked off after the 2000 election when they lost some of their power.

I suspect that Obama is just a puppet of someone or something more sinister, but until he is refuted by a huge majority of Americans in 2014, his strangle-hold will only tighten.

Bless you, #4 - great post - it helps to cheer me up.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: rocket scientist, 12/24/2013 9:52:02 AM     (No. 9666541)

Obama´s "Incredible Shrinking Presidency" reminds me of some lost episode of the Twilight Zone. Some schmuck makes a deal with the Devil and enjoys all the glamour and riches in the world, for a while. Then the Devil wants his payment due (the poor schmuck´s soul) but the schmuck refuses. Then one thing after another goes wrong, the schmuck loses all his riches and fame. So go ahead and make your payment to the Devil, you schmuck Obama and get out of our lives!

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Aegedius, 12/24/2013 9:53:19 AM     (No. 9666545)

The motto of one of the very talented con-men of the past was "Fake it till you make it." It works for a while.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: oldmagnolia, 12/24/2013 10:01:43 AM     (No. 9666562)

#4 Sagman, I think I speak for all of us here at Lucianne, we were missing you. Great post and great insight of our troubles. #5 I cannot agree with you more. #24, you are correct. He is a puppet and the front face of something very sinister. I´m afraid he is not going to leave in 2016 and will have to be dragged out of the people´s house. I hope I´m wrong on this one. I´m tired of hearing the media how bad will this or that be for O. I want to hear how bad this or that will be for America.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: dodge boy, 12/24/2013 10:13:27 AM     (No. 9666585)

Into Year 6, Obama Admits He´s Clueless."

and so are the 67 million sheep who voted for Obie.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Me_Opinionated_Nah, 12/24/2013 10:20:25 AM     (No. 9666599)

Years ago, when it was first revealed that some young legislator from Chicago, with a strange-sounding name people kept getting confused with Osama bin Laden, had a record of voting “Present” on most of the bills up for his consideration, that was a “tell,” as they say in the world of card sharks.

By voting “Present,” he didn’t commit. Rather, he played it safe. His handlers sold that as being the sign of a deep thinker. I perceived it as clueless. Gutless, too! But, what the heck did I know!

It took His Nibs five years to finally admit he’s clueless? Five years? What took ya so long, Barack? Or whatever your name is.


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Reply 30 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/24/2013 10:50:13 AM     (No. 9666659)

He is UNQUALIFIED to take out the trash!

HE LIES and is A COMMUNIST.

What is there NOT to like? /S

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Reply 31 - Posted by: T-Bubba, 12/24/2013 11:33:52 AM     (No. 9666717)

Pretty scary, indeed, that our greatest hope for a premature end to this eight-year nightmare would be the revelation that his real father was Frank Marshall Davis. Dead ringer, Daddy!

This Occam´s Razor analysis would explain the ease and effortlessness of his lying about everything and anything--starting with the forged birth cert.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Grambo, 12/24/2013 11:58:21 AM     (No. 9666748)

The reason the Lefties can’t see that they are on the same train they are driving off the cliff is that they believe their particular socialist experiment will lead to Utopia, despite a century of evidence to the contrary.

It is this blind ideological zealotry that makes them so dangerous.


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Reply 33 - Posted by: owl, 12/24/2013 12:02:01 PM     (No. 9666756)

Today I watched a list of those who left us this year, those in the entertainment, political and celebrity column. They left behind a legacy, whether Mrs. Thatcher or Jonathan Winters. This boob, on the other hand, will be remembered for a completely different reason.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: falconer, 12/24/2013 12:20:59 PM     (No. 9666772)

Ever lived in the country and had the well go dry? No bath, no toilet, no drinking water. That is the only scenario that will convince the obamabots that he is not the Messiah. The government teat must go dry. Until then, nothing changes for this crowd that demands something for nothing.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: peterfleming, 12/24/2013 12:26:53 PM     (No. 9666782)

Today we have another exemplary Lucianne selected article where the Ldotter comments, many of them timeless classics, are not only superior to the original article, but are the most accurate voice of reality in America today at this crucial moment in our lives.
Oh, to be in the same room with bigfatslob, The Architect, Joe van, Spidey, sagman, planetgeo, Rinctum, Strike 3, rocket scientist, me opinionated Nah, and so many others, then top it off with ringleader, Lucianne, and her tireless staff! There would be a lengthy world shaking party providing hours of Youtubes, off market underworld videos that would result in the firings of all the destroyers we hate, from DC to New York, from Boehner to Sawyer! It would be the closest thing to a peaceful world changing event since Paddy Chayefsky´s
monumental classic scene of Peter Finch shouting to his TV watching world, for all to go to the window, and shout out, I´M MAD AS HELL AND I´M NOT GOING TO TAKE IT ANYMORE!
Ldotters are the greatest, thanks to Lucianne !

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Butch59, 12/24/2013 12:56:24 PM     (No. 9666817)

To try to give a reason that today´s libs, dims, progressives, etc. actually believe the garbage they spill consistently is that they actually think that THEY are the ones that have all the information in the world to "make it work". Somehow, the fact that socialism, communism, etc. have never worked in the history of mankind never inters their minds. (they don´t have brains) So we who are capable to read and understand history can easily see the train wreck that is coming down the tracks. And our biggest problem is how to stop it. I firmly believe that it´s going to take brutal action. After all, doesn´t the wise surgeon remove the cancer in order to save the patient?

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Reply 37 - Posted by: wsdiego, 12/24/2013 1:31:54 PM     (No. 9666844)

What delusional world does BO live in to think he had anything to offer the American people!

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Reply 38 - Posted by: nevernaught, 12/24/2013 2:03:12 PM     (No. 9666879)

´Into Year 6, Obama admits he’s clueless´.

We told you that 6 years ago. Why don´t you people listen.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: ArtieC, 12/24/2013 8:33:13 PM     (No. 9667109)

I´m with #8. I´m fed up with the spineless Republican party. After 40+ years of voting for them, and the liberal/progressive agenda has still steadily advanced, I can paraphrase Reagan and say, I didnt leave the Republican Party, the Republican Party left me.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: P51DMustang, 12/24/2013 10:20:22 PM     (No. 9667155)

Well I´ll be darn..who would of thunk it?

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Reply 41 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 12/25/2013 12:37:53 AM     (No. 9667212)

He is no more clueless than he was in 2008.
He just had more enthusiasm back then.



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NFL players have Most Valuable Player awards. Major League Baseball players strive for Cy Youngs and Gold Gloves. For journalists, it´s the Pulitzer. Every year, when Pulitzers are announced, most of them are awarded to big corporate media outlets with huge staffs and budgets devoted specifically to the contest. But not always. On Monday, David Philipps, an investigative reporter for the Colorado Springs Gazette, claimed a Pulitzer for his three-day series, Other Than Honorable. Philipps exposed the shameful treatment of members of the U.S. military, many of them wounded combat veterans, in the drawdown of American military forces. Too often,

Joker sob story is just sickening
Boston Herald, by Howie Carr    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/16/2014 5:01:49 AM     Post Reply
Another sob story in the left-wing media about Dzhokhar Tsarnaev? Yesterday it was the turn of The New York Times, under the headline, “Marathon Bombing Suspect Waits in Isolation.” Needless to say, the ACLU is up in arms. Boo-hoo-hoo. And if he were in general population, rest assured the headline would have been, “Marathon Bombing Suspect Waits in Fear of his Life.” Needless to say, the ACLU would be up in arms. This one was perfectly timed — on the first anniversary of the Joker placing one of his kettle bombs in front of little Martin Richard, who had moments

Feds Begin Fingerprinting ´High Risk´
Medicare Providers and Suppliers
Weekly Standard, by Jeryl Bier    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/16/2014 4:52:57 AM     Post Reply
Four years after Obamacare became law, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is notifying Medicare providers and suppliers of new fingerprint-based background checks. Eventually, all individuals who hold a five percent or greater stake in a Medicare supplier or provider that is categorized as "high risk" will be subject to the requirement. The provision is part of the Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP Program Integrity Provisions (Title E) of the Affordable Care Act, and gives the HHS secretary broad discretion in applying the background check requirements depending on the potential for abuse, fraud, and/or waste. The new requirements are spelled

Obama Administration Wants UN to Come Up With
Fake Numbers to Back ‘Climate Change’ Legislation
PJ Media, by Bryan Preston    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/16/2014 4:33:40 AM     Post Reply
The Obama administration is just fraud all the way down. U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration is concerned that a crucial United Nations report on climate science may be too harsh in assessing the cost of fighting global warming. Such a finding may lower the incentive for the world to reduce fossil fuel pollution and feed the arguments of those skeptical about whether it’s worth spending money to curtail rising temperatures. Global temperatures haven’t risen in 15 years, but never mind that. Pay no attention to the Sun’s role in our climate. The UN report is set for release next week. Plenty of time to

Greg Abbott Beating Wendy
Davis in Texas Among Women
Townhall, by Katie Pavlich    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/16/2014 4:24:57 AM     Post Reply
Texas Attorney General and Gubernatorial Candidate Greg Abbott is beating State Senator and feminist hero Wendy Davis in the Lone Star State...among women. According to new data from the left leaning Public Policy Polling, Abbott is not only leading Davis with overall voters, but by a whopping eight percent among female voters. Further, Davis´ has an overall 47 percent unfavorable rating while Abbott enjoys a favorable rating of 40 percent. Among women, Davis´ approval favorable rating is just 32 percent.

New grand jury expected to be seated
in Gov. Rick Perry´s ethics case
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/15/2014 1:18:20 PM     Post Reply
AUSTIN — A Texas judge was expected to seat a grand jury Monday in an investigation into whether Gov. Rick Perry abused his power by vetoing funding for public corruption prosecutors last year. Special State District Judge Bert Richardson was to oversee the impaneling in Austin. The governor’s office didn’t return messages seeking comment, but The Austin-American Statesman and KVUE-TV reported that Perry took the unusual step of hiring a criminal defense attorney to represent him. The attorney, David Botsford, did not return calls from The Associated Press seeking comment. In June, the governor threatened to veto funding approved by the Texas Legislature

A Pitiful Pulitzer Pick
Commentary Magazine, by Max Boot    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/15/2014 12:34:31 PM     Post Reply
The Pulitzer Prize board has just managed to do the impossible. It has awarded a prize that deserves to be spoken of in the same conversation with its risible 1932 award to the New York Times correspondent Walter Duranty for articles whitewashing the evils of Stalinist Russia. The award of the Public Service prize to the Washington Post and the Guardian for serving as a mouthpiece for Edward Snowden is an attempt by the journalistic establishment to put its stamp of approval on the actions of one of the most destructive traitors in U.S. history—a former NSA contractor who has done

Texan, 23, Headed To State Prison
For Urinating On The Alamo
Smoking Gun, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/15/2014 12:27:47 PM     Post Reply
A Texas man was sentenced yesterday to 18 months in state prison for urinating on the Alamo. Daniel Athens, a 23-year-old El Paso resident, pleaded guilty earlier this year to a criminal mischief charge in connection with the April 2012 incident at the Texas shrine. While Athens could have faced a maximum of two years in custody, a plea deal saved him up to six months in custody. Athens was also ordered to pay $4000 in restitution by District Judge Ray Olivarri. Since Athens is not eligible for parole, he will have to serve the entirety of his 18-month sentence. As detailed



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Daily Caller, by Alex Pappas    Original Article
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Wall Street Journal, by James Freeman    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/14/2014 4:23:09 PM     Post Reply
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American Thinker, by Richard F. Miniter    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 4/15/2014 9:16:05 AM     Post Reply
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Powerline, by John Hinderaker    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 4/15/2014 8:40:58 AM     Post Reply
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Salon Magazine, by Matt Bruenig    Original Article
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Daily Mail (U.K.), by Staff    Original Article
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Fox News, by Loren Grush    Original Article
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Washington Times (D.C.), by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/15/2014 3:23:19 PM     Post Reply
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Daily Caller, by Robby Soave    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/15/2014 7:47:18 PM     Post Reply
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American Spectator, by Jonah Goldberg and Taki Theodoracopulos    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 4/16/2014 11:20:22 AM     Post Reply
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If a nuclear bomb exploded in downtown
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The Week, by Marc Ambinder    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/15/2014 4:51:46 AM     Post Reply
Funny question in the headline, yes? But since President Obama worries more about the threat of terrorists´ improvised nuclear device going off in a major American city than anything Russia can throw at us, I was wondering if the government had deigned to share with us citizens any tips for, you know, surviving something their own intelligence points to as the likeliest unlikely Black Swan event. Well, no. And yes. No — very few people in Washington, D.C., who work for the government have any idea what they would do if a 10-kiloton nuclear device exploded at the intersection of 16th and K


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