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The Color of His Presidency
New York Magazine, by Jonathan Chait

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Posted By:drive, 4/8/2014 7:41:59 AM

A few weeks ago, the liberal comedian Bill Maher and conservative strategist and pundit Bill Kristol had a brief spat on Maher’s HBO show, putatively over what instigated the tea party but ultimately over the psychic wound that has divided red America and blue America in the Obama years. The rise of the tea party, explained Maher in a let’s-get-real moment, closing his eyes for a second the way one does when saying something everybody knows but nobody wants to say, “was about a black president.” Both Maher and Kristol carry themselves with a weary cynicism that allows them to

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 4/8/2014 8:20:46 AM     (No. 9802250)

I made it through nearly half a page...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JimS, 4/8/2014 8:27:58 AM     (No. 9802256)

The Tea Party was never about a black president.
In fact, the only ones talking race are the president and his Leftist supporters.
This, despite Obama´s attitude since day 1 has been "In yo´ face, whitey."
This useless piece of filth occupying the White House has set back race relations by 50 years.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 4/8/2014 8:28:30 AM     (No. 9802258)

No, the tea party got started because of idiots like Bill Kristol.

And because of a Marxist president, and a Marxist Senate. That ain´t all, but I´ll leave it there.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jeninmo, 4/8/2014 8:29:05 AM     (No. 9802259)

They chronically try and justify their stance, and turn into a pretzel doing it. I made it through 2 pages, and then it went beyond stupid. They will never understand, and Chait did at least admit that liberals find a racial component in every conservative argument. It must be exhausting to have to twist and turn to make their stereotype of a conservative workable.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TakeBackAmerica, 4/8/2014 8:30:39 AM     (No. 9802261)

This was ALWAYS about his color! Soros predicated Zippy´s runs for the presidency on race, using it to justify his lack of experience and the refusal to prove his eligibility, while lulling blacks into voting for him as a point of honor...and doing everything he could to divide the races! He then proceeded to slap America in the face, lie through his Marxist teeth while kicking us you know where.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: StormCnter, 4/8/2014 8:30:45 AM     (No. 9802262)

Bill Kristol, #3? Why is he the villain? He was the Tea Party darling, Sarah Palin´s earliest and most vocal enthusiast. Doesn´t that get him a gold star or something?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: TOOTALL, 4/8/2014 9:15:32 AM     (No. 9802310)

Wasn´t Bill Clinton the first Black President? He said he was, and we all know if a Clinton says something you can take it to the bank!

It must be about him being a Hawaiian! It couldn´t be that people disagree with ´Fundamentally´ changing America, could it?

Furthermore, it´s unthinkable that one might think that any different viewpoints on topics ranging from Diet to Nuclear Disarmament be considered anything but Racism!!

Read Saul Alinsky, unless you´re indifferent or lazy. Or both!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 4/8/2014 9:18:01 AM     (No. 9802313)

The major drive for me was "universal health care." I would have been against Obama´s lefty policies anyway, no matter what he looked like, but standing far out in front was the promise of a health care system based on the British National Health System (NHS).

Obamacare is turning out to be so much worse than I anticipated--and is well on its way to making the NHS look far superior.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Avogadra, 4/8/2014 9:37:59 AM     (No. 9802346)

I suspect that attributing everything to racism is a convenient way for the liberals to ignore the fact that socialism is not working. A great anger is building out here in the heartland, and it´s not against black folks.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: krause, 4/8/2014 9:40:16 AM     (No. 9802351)

So, if the TP was about a black president, then the left is saying the TP didn´t really believe that government spending is out of control, that there needs to be more personal responsibility, etc.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: tommyr, 4/8/2014 9:45:56 AM     (No. 9802359)

The writer compares Maher with Kristol; Maher is a scum-sucking low life--Kristol is just a misguided soul.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: smcchk, 4/8/2014 9:53:13 AM     (No. 9802367)

I don’t even think of Obama as black; I think of him as a Marxist and that is what “colors” my loathing of him.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Poliskeptic, 4/8/2014 10:17:04 AM     (No. 9802392)

There were sections of hilarity in this article. For instance about the Cambridge incident, "Obama’s response to the incident was telling: He positioned himself not as an ally of Gates but as a mediator between the two, as equally capable of relating to the white man’s perspective as the black man’s.

Perhaps Chait has forgotten Obama´s gem "the police acted stupidly." Obama´s initial reaction is always pro-black. It was public outcry from that comment that forced him to have the infamous beer summit.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 4/8/2014 10:26:21 AM     (No. 9802409)

I hate Obama because he´s a Red Marxist puppet. The TEA Movement started because both the dims and the repubics were spending us into oblivion and saddling us with stupefying regulations.

#9 has got it right. Socialism isn´t working but the communists will never admit it, so any opposition must because of skin color. They´re projecting again. The totalitarian elite are the real racists, treating black people like children that need nanny government to run their lives. Just look at how they vilified Clarence Thomas, Condoleza Rice, Allen West, and any black that dares to leave the Democrat Plantation.

The charge of "racism" against conservatives is just so much cow defecation.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: earlybird, 4/8/2014 10:35:41 AM     (No. 9802421)

Obama supporters believe: "the furious opposition marshaled against the first black president is a reaction to his race"

Obama opponents believe: "...with equal fervor, that this (what his supporters believe) is not only false but a smear concocted willfully to silence them."

Sounds about right.

Whenever anyone questions Obama´s actions, the race card comes out. His supporters DO appear to believe that any opposition to his policies is really racial. And that belief is used to hammer those who oppose him as being racially motivated to do so.

The water is thus muddied. It is, after all, difficult to prove a negative. So everything cranks to a halt.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 4/8/2014 10:41:09 AM     (No. 9802429)

The notion that Kristol and Maher could have an intelligent discussion on this subject is ludicrous. A stunt. Kristol is an ideologue, full of self-styled gravitas. Maher is a blockhead, a buffoon who says whatever pope into his dirty little pea brain just for a reaction.

Their encounter was intended to entertain. (Whom? Them?) It had no intellectual value. Illuminated nothing except what is mentioned about them in my first paragraph.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Geelabeela828, 4/8/2014 10:47:01 AM     (No. 9802435)

Tired, biased and softly insulting rehash masquerading as fresh insight.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 4/8/2014 10:52:52 AM     (No. 9802442)

I pat myself on the back for making it through all 7 pages. Wasn´t easy. Chait is a bit disengenuous. He focuses entirely on his vision of Conservative racism, but never touches on the Libs own version of it. He would have had more credibility with me if he had. The most egregious error he made was letting Odumbdumb off the hook for Gatesgate. The Beer Summit wasn´t Barry the Peacemaker playing moderator, it was an event forced upon him in order to backtrack from his own racist remarks at the outset of the scandal. But then Chait is a lib, and I suppose honesty about Liberal racism it´s too much to expect from a lib.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: JoniTx, 4/8/2014 11:21:24 AM     (No. 9802489)

Agree with #18, the racism of the liberals/progressives should have been discussed. But this, on page 7, deserves a look:

~~I recently asked Jonah Goldberg, a longtime columnist for National Review, why conservatives believed that Obama himself (as opposed to his less reticent allies) implied that they were racially motivated. He told me something that made a certain amount of sense. A few days before Obama’s inaugural address, at a time when his every utterance commanded massive news coverage, the president-elect gave a speech in Philadelphia calling for “a new declaration of independence, not just in our nation, but in our own lives—from ideology and small thinking, prejudice and bigotry—an appeal not to our easy instincts but to our better angels.”

What struck Goldberg was Obama’s juxtaposition of “ideology and small thinking”—terms he has always associated with his Republican opponents—with “prejudice and bigotry.” He was not explicitly calling them the same thing, but he was treating them as tantamount. “That feeds into the MSNBC style of argument about Obama’s opponents,” Goldberg told me, “that there must be a more interesting explanation for their motives.”
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Reply 20 - Posted by: tusker, 4/8/2014 11:22:21 AM     (No. 9802492)

Well, it wasn´t about a "blaque president" in the beginning but it certainly is now and the reason it is about a "blaque president" is because this "blaque president" has made it all about a "blaque president" and "blaques" to the exclusion of every non-blaque bi-pedal in the U.S. and his blaque exclusion mantra is now the mantra of every 2.50 blaque self-abuser in the U.S. who have not a clue what their blaque separateness has created and is creating: a justified disgust and distain for "blaqueness" which is nothing more than a contemporary racial coin flip-side of the old KKK.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Burger, 4/8/2014 11:47:37 AM     (No. 9802533)

I will give Bill Kristol a gold star for being a sellout republican moderate. What do I win? The sooner we get rid of moderate republicans, the better.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: suedotsue, 4/8/2014 12:01:28 PM     (No. 9802565)

George Bush was the cause of the Tea Party as everyone knows. Per WSJ, one TP co-founder said Bush´s TARP started the TP for her. Nothing bothered the GOP in those days, losing the House and Senate with a sitting Repub. pres. no big deal to them. WSJ article Oct. 29, 2010 about TP origins quotes one of two women founders of the first big TP group saying Saxby Chambliss voting for TARP was the beginning of the TP for her.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: mc squared, 4/8/2014 12:06:14 PM     (No. 9802573)

You can´t destroy a cohesive democracy unless you foment divivion. Haves vs. have-nots, us vs. them, etc.

What better way than to absolve blcks of all responsibility via law, fiat, and cowardace? Eventually a sore spot will explode and socialism will flourish.

With black on white crime at unimaginable levels, were are at that precipice now.



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Reply 24 - Posted by: Felixcat, 4/8/2014 12:10:12 PM     (No. 9802576)

This is what people hate about affirmative action: blacks and other beneficiaries of AA never acknowledge that they got the promotions, the corner office with the window, the bonuses, etc because of their skin color, etc., but as soon as something does not go their way - it´s all about Racism, Sexism, etc. We´re only a color blind society when it favors them.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: dwa, 4/8/2014 12:19:48 PM     (No. 9802591)

The accusation of racism is used by Blacks and Dems because they are incapable of intellectually arguing their positions and must resort to victimization and vilification. After all, charges of racism have worked for years so why stop using the charge when you have a black president.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: fritzilou, 4/8/2014 12:20:48 PM     (No. 9802594)

The rumblings of protest began during the last days of George W. Bush and the hysteria over the imminent bank collapse solution from treasury secretary Paulson. The tea party began to form after the informative rant on the stock market floor by Rick Santelli. Having attended three very different tea party meetings, where ethnics of all stripes were noted in attendance; the color of the current president has not a thing to do with the anger of the people. At all meetings I attended, the emphasis has been on the economic condition of our country, education and the sorry state of morality..........not the color of anyone´s skin. We are worried about American´s skin, whether we the people will have any of our own skin left after they strip we the hard working people of our financial skin. Almost 18 trillion dollars now with no end in sight really bothers us.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: jglas, 4/8/2014 1:31:47 PM     (No. 9802703)

The people obsessed with Obama´s blackness are the liberals who elected him. They couldn´t have voted against him for any reason . . . they would know that if anybody found out they hadn´t voted for Obama they´d be thought racist. Liberals have more white guilt than anybody because they have been taught and believe that the slightest bit of racial discrimination, even just differentiation, is evil racism. Unfortunately they can´t hide their own thoughts from themselves. So they have to love every single thing about a black president because if they find fault it might just be tainted by their awareness of his race . . . which suspicion, of course, rises to a certainty when they observe a fault finder who is a member of the Tea Party or a conservative.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: MDConservative, 4/8/2014 5:07:11 PM     (No. 9802986)

What color is NSA´s data collection? What color is ACA? What color is Fast and Furious? What color is the surrender of our sovereignty? What color is manmade climate change? What color is any assault on liberty this administration attempts. The only color I see is red...and I don´t mean aboriginal Americans.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Coy860, 4/8/2014 5:27:58 PM     (No. 9803011)

Agree #22. My local TEA party began when Bush was coming to the end of his second term. TARP, and that attempt to ram amnesty with the gang of 8? 16? whatever..we had enough and we organized then.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: quantumman, 4/8/2014 5:28:32 PM     (No. 9803013)

TEA is an acronym for Taxed Enough Already - that´s all. It is eponymous in our Founding Father´s reaction to King George´s tax hikes by dumping all that tea into the Boston Harbor.

Libs today (including Jimmy Carter) would be on King George´s side because (1) he was a gun control freak and (2) he liked raising taxes. Enough said!

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Grandpa Bill, 4/8/2014 8:11:44 PM     (No. 9803176)

I wouldn´t read this article simply because of the two characters cited therein: Maher I deem to be one of the most repulsive beings whose mouth is a public toilet. For Kristol, I would first reccomend at the least, a community college course in Speech 101 - his mumbling way of speaking is rarely intelligible and then begin reading the Federalist Papers for a start before commenting.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 4/8/2014 8:18:45 PM     (No. 9803187)

Some people are a jerk in any color.
Before Zippy came along, We were Americans.



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Reply 33 - Posted by: rlcnutter, 4/8/2014 8:34:10 PM     (No. 9803205)

Here is the antidote to Chait´s very misleading article: http://thefederalist.com/2014/04/08/why-obamas-presidency-has-to-be-all-about-race-now/

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Penney, 4/8/2014 9:20:34 PM     (No. 9803245)

Apparently, the current conniving statist dem party is obsessed with both race AND gender. And as for the descriptive color, RED seems to be emerging once again, as in the past, and is again the greedy dem party´s true color.

dem pols have no same

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Reply 35 - Posted by: leonardo, 4/8/2014 10:39:16 PM     (No. 9803343)

The Tea Party is not about race ... it is about freedom from government over-bearance in every form. But my guess is that white America (and Tea Party included), fairly or not, will NOW think long and hard about voting for any black man or woman for president after America has had 8 years of the bitter Marxist Obama sabotaging America in every conceivable way.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 4/9/2014 12:37:48 AM     (No. 9803433)

The Tea Party has nothing to do with race and everything to do with the financial condition of our country. As others said, it began shortly after Rick Santelli, in February 2009, called for a modern-day Chicago Tea Party, where he reported from the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade. The immediate catalyst for his remarks was the Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan.

After the financial problems of the final Bush years, this resonated with the American people.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: knarfski, 4/9/2014 2:45:55 AM     (No. 9803503)

Chait´s obsession with "color" weakened his analysis. He should have been writing about Obama´s deceit (his White House Rose Garden speech on April 1, for instance), his arrogance and his profound disrespect for America.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Tianne, 4/9/2014 3:26:03 AM     (No. 9803510)

FTA: “The racial-policy agenda of the Obama administration has been nearly nonexistent”.

Um:

President Obama re arrest of Professor Gates: “Cambridge police acted stupidly”.

Kathleen Sebelius comparing supporting Obamacare to: “the fight against lynching and the fight for desegregation.”

President Obama re Zimmerman/Martin: “a sense that if a white male teen was involved in the same kind of scenario that, from top to bottom, both the outcome and aftermath might have been different.”

President Obama re Senate rejection of his nominee, Debo Adegbile, to head the Civil Rights Department of the Department of Justice: The vote was a “travesty” and “denied the American people an outstanding public servant.” (Adegbile, the “outstanding public servant”, had worked diligently for the release of radical activist Mumia Abu-Jamal. Jamal, who was convicted of murdering a police officer, had, for years, encouraged the murdering of police officers).

From Judicial Watch: “Judicial Watch investigated and after suing the DOJ, obtained explosive documents that show Obama political appointees were intimately involved in the decision to dismiss the voter intimidation case against the Black Panthers. The documents directly contradict sworn testimony by Obama’s Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division, Thomas Perez, that no political leadership was involved in the decision.”

President Obama: “If I had a son…”


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Reply 39 - Posted by: Trigger2, 4/9/2014 6:49:46 AM     (No. 9803570)

His color is puke green. End of story.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: philsner, 4/9/2014 7:26:56 AM     (No. 9803613)

The only Tea party "darlings" are those who understand conservative values and stick to them. A perfect example is Sarah Palin, someone who lives rent free in the heads of liberals and #6. That is the fundamental argument, in my opinion. The tea party supports what is right, and RINOS go whichever way the wind blows.
Bill Kristol is about Bill Kristol, and my problem with him is that he analyses are consistently wrong; a condition that shows he thinks like a liberal. He sees what he wants, not what is. Bill Maher is not worth anyone´s time.


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Reply 41 - Posted by: Rusino, 4/9/2014 7:39:45 AM     (No. 9803636)

After three pages I could no longer swim in the cesspool of progressive human waste.

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A pro-Israel rally in New York City was disrupted on Monday by a loud counter-rally for the Palestinian side of the conflict, with both sides straining to have their voices heard over one another at a particularly raucous event on the steps of City Hall. The pro-Palestinian contingent encircled the featured event and chanted in unison. "You do not speak for us!" they shouted. "The occupation has gotta go!" The event, which was organized by Jewish City Council members,

Obama Prepares Pardons for Terrorists
Accuracy In Media, by Cliff Kincaid    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 7/14/2014 12:02:06 PM     Post Reply
Bill Ayers’ recent appearance on Megyn Kelly’s Fox News program appears to be part of a systematic campaign to whitewash the activities of the communist terrorists who were murdering policemen and FBI agents during the 1960s and 70s, and to set the stage for their release and rehabilitation. Kelly was unprepared for the interview and failed to consult prominent experts on the case, such as former FBI agent Max Noel. “I’m extremely disappointed, as are a number of us who actually worked the WUO [Weather Underground Organization] case on a daily basis, in your attempt to ‘confront him’ without availing yourself



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First wave of deportations begins amid
immigration crisis: Plane-loads of children and
single mothers are returned to Central America
from overwhelmed New Mexico detention center

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Daily Mail [UK], by Reuters & AP Reporter    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/15/2014 3:59:57 AM     Post Reply
The U.S. deported Honduran children as young as 1-1/2 years old on Monday in the first flight since President Obama pledged to speed up the process of sending back illegal immigrant minors from Central America. Fleeing violence and poverty, record numbers of children from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala have crossed into the United States over the past year, sparking intense debate about how to solve the problem. Monday´s flight from New Mexico to San Pedro Sula, the city with the highest murder rate in the world, returned 17 Honduran women, as well as 12 girls and nine boys, aged

New emergency alert system will give
Obama the power to flip a switch and
address the entire nation at once

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/15/2014 3:56:32 PM     Post Reply
The Obama administration quietly announced on Tuesday that it intends to change the way Americans learn about natural disasters and other major emergencies during radio and TV broadcasts, giving the president the ability to flip a switch and address the entire nation at once. The Emergency Alert System, the latest version of a program first established in 1951, blasts out emergency messages in the event of local weather emergencies, but can also be used to warn Americans about terror attacks and major natural disasters. [Snip] It can take up to 10 minutes for every radio, TV, cable and satellite provider to

Pope Francis Calls on U.S.
to Welcome Illegal Immigrants

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Breitbart´s Big Government, by Robert Wilde    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/16/2014 11:55:14 AM     Post Reply
In his message to the “Mexico/Holy See Colloquium on Migration and Development,” Pope Francis characterized the tens of thousands of illegal immigrants that have crossed the U.S. southern border as a product of globalization, suggesting that the phenomenon is happening worldwide. Francis proclaimed, “Despite the large influx of migrants present in all continents and in almost all countries, migration is still seen as an emergency, or as a circumstantial and sporadic fact, while instead it has now become a hallmark of our society and a challenge.” Emmer McCarthy for Vatican Radio said Francis expressed his concern for “the tens of thousands of

Mrs. Obama Declares
War on Chick-fil-A

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Townhall, by Todd Starnes    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/15/2014 12:55:08 PM     Post Reply
The First Lady of these United States has declared war on Chick-fil-A. It seems the home of plump juicy breasts and hot buttered buns has run afoul of the new Smart Snacks in School program. The program is a component of Mrs. Obama’s Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. The new government regulations require snack items served in public schools to have less than two hundred calories. That includes vending machines, lunch rooms and other campus food venues. And that’s really bad news for kids at South Carolina’s Socastee High School. They’ve just learned they will no longer be allowed to buy Chick-fil-A

Lie at Heart of “Immigration
Reform” Exposed

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Daily Caller, by Mickey Kaus    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 7/15/2014 12:11:48 AM     Post Reply
“Trust” is for Con Men: The reaction to the border chaos in Texas has accomplished one thing: It has exploded the lie at the heart of current “comprehensive” immigration reform plans. The basic structure of those plans is a swap of a) near-immediate legalization for b) increased border security in the future. The appealing idea is to let current illegals stay while taking the steps necessary to prevent further waves. The lie is the assumption that, once current illegals get their legalization, pro-immigrant activists in both parties will continue to support the second half of the bargain, the increased security. The

The 5 Most Dangerous Guns in America
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Rolling Stone, by Kristen Gwynne    Original Article
Posted By: scottc- 7/15/2014 11:46:15 AM     Post Reply
Contrary to what those who defend the right to own high-powered assault rifles believe, not all guns are created equal. Due to a combination of availability, portability and criminal usage the following five types of guns are the country's most dangerous. School Shootings: Widely Reported Tragedies Since 2000 - Using firearm trace data from the ATF, as well as FBI homicide records, we determined the types of guns most often recovered from crime scenes and/or used in murders. The numbers are stark: According to the FBI's 2012 Crime in the US data, nearly 70 percent of homicides for which the FBI received weapons data involved the use

Obama AWOL as border crisis worsens
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Washington Times, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/16/2014 5:02:13 AM     Post Reply
John McCain, an immigration hawk. Who knew? Mr. McCain, the highest-profile Republican of the U.S. Senate’s “Gang of Eight” that came up with amnesty as the solution to the immigration crisis — and it truly is a crisis — is finally taking a hard line against President Obama for his encouraging the tidal wave of illegal aliens swamping the southwestern border. “There has to be a halt to this,” Mr. McCain thundered Sunday on CNN. “That’s what we want, and the best way to do that is for planeloads of these young people to be returning to their country of origin

The media can no longer ignore
Obama and Hillary Clinton´s problems

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Washington Examiner [DC], by Noemie Emery    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/16/2014 5:15:16 AM     Post Reply
It had to come sometime, and it came in one very bad week for the Democrats: that the many big problems with Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama finally grew too great for the press to ignore. Obama in his own different way is heading towards Nixon-like levels of weirdness, as, beaten down by the failures regarding his ventures, he appears to have quit his own job. A.B. Stoddard of the Hill says in effect he has stopped being president and chooses to live in a world of his own, shutting out the problems that have become overwhelming, giving dinners where he talks

Rove American Crossroads
in Mississippi Controversy

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American Spectator, by Jeffrey Lord    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 7/16/2014 8:43:14 AM     Post Reply
The headline in the Washington Post on June 4 was clear: Rove-backed American Crossroads won’t get involved in Cochran runoff Said the Post story the day after Tea Party favorite Chris McDaniel had defeated six-term Mississippi GOP Senator Thad Cochran in the first round of the state’s GOP primary: American Crossroads, a GOP establishment organization, has decided to shift its political focus almost entirely to the general election and will not be spending money in the likely runoff election to decide the Mississippi Senate nomination that was virtually deadlocked after Tuesday night. […] “Other than Alaska, we have completed our work on Senate primaries

Exclusive - Sessions Warns All of Congress:
Obama´s New Immigration Strategy ´Threatens
Foundation of Our Constitutional Republic´

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Breitbart´s Big Government, by Matthew Boyle    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/15/2014 9:28:19 AM     Post Reply
Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) has warned all of his colleagues in Congress that President Barack Obama’s new immigration strategy—his plans to legalize millions of illegal alien adults through executive power—could destroy America as we know it. “I write to inform you of a development that threatens the foundation of our constitutional Republic,” Sessions, Congress’s top immigration hawk, wrote in a letter that was hand-delivered to all 535 members of Congress on Monday and provided exclusively to Breitbart News. Sessions cites a recent report from the National Journal, in which reporter Major Garrett detailed how, despite the ongoing

Eric Holder: Americans Should Not
Be ´Color Blind,´ But ´Color Brave´

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Breitbart´s Big Government, by Charlie Spiering    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/15/2014 1:34:47 PM     Post Reply
Attorney General Eric Holder encouraged Americans not to forget race while working for justice and equality in their country. “As it stands, our society is not yet color blind -- nor should it be -- given the disparities that still afflict and divide us.” Holder explained, “We must be color brave, and we must never forget that all are made better and more prosperous if all are given equal opportunities.” Holder made his remarks during a speech at Howard University on Tuesday for the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Civil Rights Act. “We must take into account not only the

Behind the scenes at the
Clinton White House

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New York Post, by Geoff Earle    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/15/2014 5:04:05 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — It was an enduring image of his presidency: a chastened Bill Clinton walking his dog while wife Hillary keeps her distance as the family leaves town at the height of the Monica Lewinsky scandal — but it was all part of a contrived public-repentance campaign, according to a new book. With Bill on the skids and his wife’s future prospects on the line, it was necessary for the pubic to see the president being punished, said Weekly Standard online editor Daniel Halper in his new book, “Clinton, Inc.: The Audacious Rebuilding of a Political Machine.” “They understood that


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