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Hoboken Mayor Zimmer has a
lot of (differing) stories to tell

Hot Air, by Jazz Shaw

Original Article

Posted By:StormCnter, 1/20/2014 4:21:17 AM

The accusations being hurled against Chris Christie have been flying fast and furious lately, (as Allahpundit has reminded us of at length) and a lot of them have been coming from MSNBC. The latest is really a doozy, too. (Snip)Wow! That’s a pretty serious charge. If true, it’s clearly a combination of conspiracy and extortion which should, at a minimum, be a gross violation of ethics if not flatly illegal. In either case, it’s clearly corruption. But as our own Guy Benson reports at Townhall, this is a slightly different story than Mayor Zimmer was previously peddling. Hmmm. A New Jersey

      


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Hoboken Mayor Zimmer has a
lot of (differing) stories to tell
Hot Air, by Jazz Shaw    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 1/20/2014 4:21:17 AM     Post Reply
The accusations being hurled against Chris Christie have been flying fast and furious lately, (as Allahpundit has reminded us of at length) and a lot of them have been coming from MSNBC. The latest is really a doozy, too. (Snip)Wow! That’s a pretty serious charge. If true, it’s clearly a combination of conspiracy and extortion which should, at a minimum, be a gross violation of ethics if not flatly illegal. In either case, it’s clearly corruption. But as our own Guy Benson reports at Townhall, this is a slightly different story than Mayor Zimmer was previously peddling. Hmmm. A New Jersey

   

 

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The amazing story we ignore
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Posted By: StormCnter- 1/20/2014 4:15:31 AM     Post Reply
No Googling allowed: Who are Koichi Wakata, Oleg Kotov, Mike Hopkins, Mikhail Tyurin, Rick Mastracchio and Sergey Ryazanskiy? If you´re stumped by the question, don´t feel bad. You´re not alone. Most people almost certainly wouldn´t know the answer. Although it would be nice if we did. Those six men are people of great accomplishment, rigorous education and training, and astonishing courage. Right this moment, they are taking part in something so thrilling that it´s hard to believe the world has become so indifferent to it.

Arrogant Texas leaders invite
scrutiny from federal government
Star-Telegram [Ft. Worth, TX], by Bob Ray Sanders    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 1/19/2014 8:41:17 AM     Post Reply
It wasn’t enough that Texas refused to set up a state insurance exchange or expand Medicaid under the new Affordable Care Act, causing the federal government to step in and create a marketplace for Texans needing healthcare coverage. No, this state, through its top Republican leaders, devised a sinister plan to sabotage the ACA (or Obamacare) altogether. And in doing so, it threw up major roadblocks for millions in this state who are uninsured. These leaders ought to be ashamed, but I learned a long time ago that (in the words of poet Nikki Giovanni) they ain’t got no shame. To assist with educating

Why Don´t We Merge These
Disasters and Call It "ClimateCare"?
Power Line, by Steven Hayward    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 1/19/2014 5:54:22 AM     Post Reply
Or the “Affordable Climate Act”? Two stories from the Wall Street Journal this morning gild my two posts from the last few days about what happens to liberal dreams when this thing called “reality” intrudes. First: Exchanges See Little Progress on Uninsured Early signals suggest the majority of the 2.2 million people who sought to enroll in private insurance through new marketplaces through Dec. 28 were previously covered elsewhere, raising questions about how swiftly this part of the health overhaul will be able to make a significant dent in the number of uninsured. Insurers, brokers and consultants estimate at least two-thirds of those consumers

‘Merger of the Century,’ Combining America,
Canada, Emerges as Quixotic Cause
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Posted By: StormCnter- 1/19/2014 5:50:56 AM     Post Reply
My relations with my National Post colleague Diane Francis have had their ups and downs over three decades or so. We have gotten over some rough patches, including a period of a couple of years when her chief public conversational gambit seemed to be the moral imperative that I be sent to prison.(Snip)Diane Francis makes a good, as she writes, “metric” case for a merger of Canada and the United States, which would put together two G-7 countries (I do not accept the legitimacy of Russia’s presence in the group to make it G-8). Such a merger, as she describes

Kerry Dismisses 98% Support
for New Egypt Constitution as
Just One Election and Not ‘Inclusive’
PJ Media, by Bridget Johnson    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 1/19/2014 5:46:28 AM     Post Reply
When millions of Egyptians wanted the Muslim Brotherhood leadership out, President Obama noted that Mohammed Morsi won his presidential post in an election. When nearly 20 million Egyptians — more than 98 percent of votes cast — approved a new constitution to replace the one forged by Islamists, Secretary of State John Kerry said elections aren’t everything. Egypt’s new constitution was written by a committee of 50 including women, Christians, one Salafist and one independent Islamist, while the last constitution was written by the Muslim Brotherhood and associated Islamists. The new document forbids “religion, race, gender or geography” from being the basis

   

 

  


 
Obama Takes Rare Stroll
to Sign Spending Bill
Wall Street Journal, by Peter Nicholas    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 1/19/2014 5:40:36 AM     Post Reply
As public housing goes, the White House isn’t too shabby. But the massive security apparatus surrounding the modern presidency can make the first family feel a little cooped up. Speaking at an event in Africa last year, First Lady Michelle Obama said “there are definitely elements that are confining” when living at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. On Friday afternoon, hours after delivering his speech announcing changes in U.S. surveillance practices, President Barack Obama decided it was time for a walk. So he left the White House grounds for a quick stroll to the New Executive Office Building, north of the White

Hamas Graduates 13,000 High School
Students From Suicide Bomber Camp
Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 1/19/2014 5:36:55 AM     Post Reply
The Hamas terrorist group graduated 13,000 high school students this year from suicide bomber camps. The Gaza children play terrorist at summer camp. They even get T-shirts. The Times of Israel reported, via Religion of Peace: The Hamas government in Gaza celebrated the graduation on Monday of paramilitary camps geared at training high-school children “to follow in the footsteps of the suicide martyrs. The camps, titled “the pioneers of liberation,” are run by Hamas’s ministries of education and interior. Some 13,000 students in grades 10-12 participated in the one-week training camps this year, compared to 5,000 last year when the program was launched, Israeli

House Intelligence chairman suggests Russian
spies helped Edward Snowden hack NSA
Washington Examiner [DC], by Joel Gehrke    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 1/19/2014 5:32:32 AM     Post Reply
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden had outside help, perhaps from Russian spies, according to the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. "This was a thief, who we believe had some help, who stole information the vast majority had nothing to do with privacy." Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., who heads up the intel panel, told NBC´s "Meet the Press" in an interview that will air Sunday. "Our Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines have been incredibly harmed by the data that he has taken with him and we believe now is in the hands of nation-states." NBC released an excerpt of the

Oh, for a happy ending
Boston Herald, by Howie Carr    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 1/19/2014 5:02:13 AM     Post Reply
When “Mitt” is over, you’ll be glad you saw it. But it’s not really the kind of movie you’ll want to watch again, at least if you voted for Mitt Romney in 2012. Even though you know from the start how the new Netflix documentary turns out, the ending is still depressing. It’s election night 2012 and Romney and his family know they’ve lost. And somebody, I’m not sure who, is telling Mitt that his concession speech needs to be “soothing … pastoral.” “Yeah, OK,” he says, dismissively. “I don’t think this is a time for soothing and ‘everything’s fine.’ This is

Enthusiasm on the left is
like a bubble about to burst
New York Post, by Michael Goodwin    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 1/19/2014 4:56:39 AM     Post Reply
Thanks to the recession, we all know about financial bubbles and the damage they cause. But are there such things as political bubbles? I say yes, and believe America is in the midst of one now.(Snip)For example, one of the book’s authors told the Journal that a clear sign of a market bubble is when investors discount all evidence that doesn’t fit their belief. He called that a “hinge point” that leads investors to a “binary framework where anybody who disagrees with them is demonized.” That perfectly describes the cult of Barack Obama and the bubble of liberalism he embodies. They are built

   

 

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Revealed: INSIDE the President´s $223m
´DOOMSDAY PLANE´ that protects him against
nuclear war, asteroids and terror attacks
Daily Mail [UK], by Hayley Peterson & Zoe Szathmary    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 1/19/2014 4:47:43 AM     Post Reply
It can withstand a nuclear bomb, asteroid blasts and terror attacks while staying airborne for days without refueling: it´s the president´s $223 million ´doomsday´ plane and it´s on standby 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, ready to launch at a minute´s notice. Remarkably, a new video takes visitors inside the plane, looking at its impressive array of features, including technology services, a working office, a conference room, sleeping quarters, and a telecommunications control center. Perhaps the most surprising fact about the ´doomsday´ plane is its age. The aircraft in the 1980s, and still retains much of its technology



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