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Yet another Fast & Furious gun
turns up at a crime scene in Mexico

Hot Air, by Erika Johnsen

Original Article

Posted By:Desert Fox, 1/2/2014 7:54:31 PM

Lest anyone forget that the Obama administration has yet to fully come clean on the travesty that was Operation Fast and Furious — the not-”botched” but certainly crooked gunrunning scandal in which federal officials pressed American gun dealers into selling more than 2,000 weapons to known cartel smugglers, and then allowed those criminals to funnel the weapons back across the Mexican border with no way of actively tracing them — the results of the administration’s egregiously deficient enterprise are still popping up in the aftermath of deadly violence. Back in August, CBS reported on the unwelcome discovery of three Fast

      


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Posted By: Desert Fox- 3/28/2014 1:18:06 PM     Post Reply
A new report reveals if Congress does not act to overhaul the country’s immigration system, the future could be bleak for businesses who depend on lower-skilled workers. The study, which was released during a Capitol Hill meeting co-hosted by the Partnership for a New American Economy, a bipartisan group of mayors and business leaders, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, finds that while there is still a strong demand for low-skilled workers, the number of Americans willing to fill those low-skill jobs has dwindled dramatically during the last two decades. The report is yet another signal that the business community is not

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controversial House vote
Daily Caller, by Alexis Levinson    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 3/28/2014 1:15:56 PM     Post Reply
Some conservatives are up in arms over a hurried Thursday vote on the so-called “doc fix” for Medicare, which they felt leadership tried to slip by them. The bill passed in a 30-second voice vote with very few members on the House floor. The “doc fix” is a temporary patch to prevent a 24 percent cut to the amount of money the government pays doctors who take care of Medicare patients. The cut will take effect on April 1 if Congress does not move to prevent it. Owing to the tight deadline, leadership opted to bring the bill straight to the floor “under

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Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 3/28/2014 1:13:19 PM     Post Reply
A top of advisor to President Barack Obama is in Los Angeles to try to get Obamacare written into scripts of TV shows and movies. Valerie Jarrett explained in an appearance on Top That! on PopSugar.com: "That´s the cool thing," a host said to the presidential advisor. "You´ve been reaching out to people that are, you know, outside of the norm of what the president might work with. Who else are you working with? Like celebrities, personalities, things like that?" "You name it," said Jarrett. "That´s part of why I´m in L.A. I´m meeting with writers of various TV shows and

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Wall Street Journal, by Matt Ridley    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 3/27/2014 8:13:19 PM     Post Reply
The United Nations´ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change will shortly publish the second part of its latest report, on the likely impact of climate change. Government representatives are meeting with scientists in Japan to sex up—sorry, rewrite—a summary of the scientists´ accounts of storms, droughts and diseases to come. But the actual report, known as AR5-WGII, is less frightening than its predecessor seven years ago. The 2007 report was riddled with errors about Himalayan glaciers, the Amazon rain forest, African agriculture, water shortages and other matters, all of which erred in the direction of alarm. This led to a critical appraisal

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Wall Street Journal, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 3/27/2014 8:11:10 PM     Post Reply
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Starits Times (Singapore), by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 3/27/2014 7:38:22 PM     Post Reply
BEIJING - A Malaysian team have told relatives of Chinese passengers on board the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370 that there was sealed evidence that cannot be made public, as they came under fire from the angry relatives at a briefing on Wednesday. The sealed evidence included air traffic control radio transcript, radar data and airport security recordings. The briefing at the Metropark Lido Hotel in Beijing focused on UK satellite analysis which led Malaysia to conclude that flight MH370 ended in south Indian Ocean, off Perth. The Chinese relatives were told that a five-member high-level team from Malaysia plans to brief

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Posted By: Desert Fox- 3/27/2014 7:32:06 PM     Post Reply
Sen. Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky.) primary challenger, businessman Matt Bevin, is working to make sure McConnell is forever linked with the wrong team in the state’s bitter basketball rivalry with Duke University. Bevin is debuting a new ad during Friday’s Kentucky versus Louisville basketball game that features a cutout of the Senate minority leader bedecked in a blue Duke jersey. It’s a reference to a McConnell campaign video launched earlier this week that mistakenly featured a shot of Duke’s 2010 championship team celebrating their win — a grave error in the Bluegrass State, where Duke has a longstanding rivalry with the University of

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Daily Caller, by Chuck Ross    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 3/27/2014 7:29:22 PM     Post Reply
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Investors Business Daily, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 3/27/2014 7:16:00 PM     Post Reply
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Guns for Yee, But Not for Thee
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Posted By: Desert Fox- 3/27/2014 7:14:46 PM     Post Reply
RUSH: Folks, the FBI is up to something. The FBI is raiding and arresting Democrats all over this country. You know, it´s incredible. I mean, Democrat mayors, and in California, a secretary of state, old buddy Leland Yee, man, is this guy in bad trouble. This guy´s in deep. Details coming up on Leland Yee. In fact, Sacramento, local media, my adoptive hometown, they feel so sorry for Senator Yee because, A, he got caught in a massive gunrunning operation. They feel sorry for him. He got caught in a massive gunrunning operation. He´s one of the biggest anti-Amendment Two

   

 

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Investors Business Daily, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 3/27/2014 7:12:19 PM     Post Reply
Class Warfare: Iowa Democrat Bruce Braley has warned fellow trial lawyers that not supporting his Senate bid would mean a Judicial Committee led by, of all things, a farmer! Has he never heard of George Washington? Speaking to leftist lawyers in January, the former trial attorney and four-term congressman aiming to replace retiring Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin put his campaign in what he called a "stark contrast": "If you help me win this race," he told his colleagues, "you may have someone with your background, your experience, your voice, someone who´s been literally fighting tort reform for 30 years, in a visible

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Rushlimbaugh.com, by Rush Limbaugh    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 3/27/2014 7:10:53 PM     Post Reply
RUSH: I´m not quite through with telling you who Leland Yee is. He is big in California, and running for secretary of state. He´s a state senator. He was practically Piers Morgan´s go-to guy for attacking legal gun owners. You may not have seen it because nobody watched CNN or Piers Morgan, but Leland Yee was a frequent guest. When he would leave an appearance on Piers Morgan, he´d go straight to Twitter. Here´s a typical tweet from Leland Yee back on December 14th: "A year after Sandy Hook, let us recommit ourselves to working towards a safer society for all



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