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Analysis: Obama Celebrates
Eight Million ´Enrollments,´
Again Declares Debate ´Over´

Townhall, by Guy Benson

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 4/17/2014 8:56:28 PM

President Obama addressed the White House press corps today, announcing that with the final numbers in, Obamacare´s exchanges have attracted eight million sign-ups -- 35 percent of whom are "under the age of 35," he said. Several elements of his comments were misleading: (1) At first blush, the 35 percent stat is both significant and impressive. As recently as last month, the share of "young invincibles" signing up for plans was struggling in the 25 percent range, far short of the actuarial target of nearly 40 percent. A leap into the mid-30´s, while still shy of the goal, would constitute a major step, and would bode well for the risk pools'

King Obama has spoken! The debate is over!


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Subal, 4/17/2014 9:06:31 PM     (No. 9815053)

Fortunately, he is only lying when his lips move!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 4/17/2014 9:37:38 PM     (No. 9815084)

He might as well say 20,000,000 have signed up. Does anyone believe him? Are the American people that stupid?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bpl40, 4/17/2014 9:47:14 PM     (No. 9815096)

When you have to again and again declare that ´the debate is over´ the reality is exactly the opposite. We know it, but the Regime and the MSM is going to repeatedly try to lie and cover up. Thats what they do.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: eoddad, 4/17/2014 9:51:09 PM     (No. 9815101)

"Jim Crow" was settled law for a long time, settled it wasn´t.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: FormerNYer, 4/17/2014 10:08:23 PM     (No. 9815122)

8 Million??? produce the records of the 8 million because nobody believes you, you lying liar.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JediJerry, 4/17/2014 10:12:59 PM     (No. 9815127)

He says the debate is over and it´s a done deal. The iron fist of power has been wielded.
There is no alternative at all. We bow down to worship his wonderfulness.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: WI Cynic, 4/17/2014 10:15:56 PM     (No. 9815131)

You know, I can think of something else that was the law of the land, was constitutional, had been through the courts, yadayada...


Just ´cause it´s legal, doesn´t mean it´s right.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 4/17/2014 11:06:21 PM     (No. 9815163)

As meaningless as his international threats.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: faldo, 4/18/2014 12:50:44 AM     (No. 9815193)

There never was a debate--just far-fetched promises, bribes, no bid contracts and DC pedestrians told to wear white labcoats in the Rose Garden.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 4/18/2014 1:35:47 AM     (No. 9815208)

He may think the debate is over, but wait until the ´insured´ start using their new insurance.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: pickle1, 4/18/2014 2:44:18 AM     (No. 9815234)

Well, that was fast. They moved up one more million from what a day or two ago?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: chicodon, 4/18/2014 6:46:14 AM     (No. 9815269)

As might be expected, AP´s lede...

"WASHINGTON (AP) - A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama´s health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults."

This is beyond the point of absurdity.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: bugger, 4/18/2014 6:48:36 AM     (No. 9815270)

I thought the sign up period was over. Whatever. If he is allowed to continue like this unopposed, he is bound to do or say something so outrageous that they can´t ignore it. He will not be able to or inclined to restrain himself.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: P51DMustang, 4/18/2014 7:29:52 AM     (No. 9815319)

Obama is a LIAR no doubt when he opens his mouth about ObamaCare being a closed subject.

ObamaCare continues to be a deep festering wound that will not heal anytime soon.

Every time Obama opens his mouth about ObamaCare, he picks the scab of the wound and it bleeds once again.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: planetgeo, 4/18/2014 7:34:21 AM     (No. 9815326)

Looks like it was a surge of thirteenth hour enrollments that got them over the post-deadline hump with another million of unverifiable non-enrollments.

Years from now, this entire episode of mass national insanity will be studied to try to understand how such bizarre and blatant lying by the President could be accepted as though nothing was wrong with his doing so.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: varkdriver, 4/18/2014 7:42:15 AM     (No. 9815331)

I lost count of how many times King Barky lied about how ´women used to have to pay more for health insurance than men´. Whaaa? Never heard this whopper before, and he kept repeating it. Unreal.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: texpub, 4/18/2014 7:47:54 AM     (No. 9815339)

Chicago style numbers

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Japanorama, 4/18/2014 7:58:32 AM     (No. 9815350)

There are more than 8,000,000 illegal aliens in the U.S. He hasn´t even registered all of them.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Joe vann, 4/18/2014 8:00:21 AM     (No. 9815354)

Muslim loving socialist narcissist are unable to tell the truth. They can´t recognize the value of being truthful, thus they always choose to lie. The msm doesn´t hold him accountable and, in fact, encourage him by being a main member of his team. Socialism is evil and that is what Obama and the msm seek to make for America to become.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Really?, 4/18/2014 8:08:38 AM     (No. 9815359)

Well, #16, that is one of a few things that is true. He is still a liar though.

Pinning a liar down is always tough because they DO mix in some truth and they always have another lie ready to back up the first one.

Most of us stop lying when we are kids because of the embarrassment of getting caught, the ones who continue are usually really good at it.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: uno, 4/18/2014 8:22:31 AM     (No. 9815380)

#20 - The only issue I have with your post is that the Øbamboozler´s truth is measured in parts per million!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: knarfski, 4/18/2014 8:33:28 AM     (No. 9815404)

Once again, Obama sounds like a Carnival Barker.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Janjan, 4/18/2014 8:39:58 AM     (No. 9815414)

Most people will believe this. And unfortunately there is no factual evidence to back it up so Obama can claim virtually anything he wants and does. And now that he has successfully turned the US census into a liberal leaning opinion survey he has even more opportunity to continue to lie to the American people. The one thing in our favor is that his bs is not changing the popularity of the law. Not yet anyway.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Stryker714, 4/18/2014 9:22:12 AM     (No. 9815483)

Since certain political types think speaking in rhymes is a catchy and effective propaganda technique: Obama, your cred is dead. Remind of anyone else? "I declare the fifth", then keeps talking? Yup-Lerner.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Avogadra, 4/18/2014 9:23:51 AM     (No. 9815486)

One people - one nation - one leader. Coming to a country near you.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: mathman, 4/18/2014 9:24:42 AM     (No. 9815489)

Please remember that we are discussing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Does the Act protect patients? If so, from what? Does the Act make care affordable? If so, how? Does the Act make care available? If so, by whom? Where are the physicians, nurses, technicians, and others who will provide services to the 30 million who will soon have care?
The PPACA was improperly named. It should be called the "Union Protection and Democrat vote-stealing Act".
The purposes of the act were: 1) to guarantee political contributions to Democrats from insurance companies; 2) to nationalize 1/6 of the US Economy; 3) to provide a vast number of new Union members; 4) to force legalization of 30 million illegal aliens; 5) to guarantee Democratic rule for the forseeable future.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: nongreenrunner, 4/18/2014 10:11:32 AM     (No. 9815555)

In the words of George Costanza:
"Jerry, just remember, it´s not a lie if you believe it."

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Hawkeye Schwartz, 4/18/2014 10:15:43 AM     (No. 9815559)

Do the math. If at 7M enrollees, of which 25% are in the under 35 age category, every single new enrollee has to be under 35 to get to 35% level aof the 8M enrollees. Sounds as likely and reasonable and doable as several of those precincts which had 0 votes for Mitt.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Watlines, 4/18/2014 10:18:26 AM     (No. 9815566)

I worked in a PR company with a charming, ebullient, pathological liar for about six months before the boss had enough and fired him.

You have no idea what your dealing with when a person like this enters your life.

Now you know. It ain´t good.

Believe nothing this man says and you´ll thank yourself when he´s gone.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: EnsignOToole, 4/18/2014 10:25:49 AM     (No. 9815575)

#20 just described the tricks Satan uses.
Pinning a liar down is always tough because they DO mix in some truth and they always have another lie ready to back up the first one.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: strike3, 4/18/2014 10:50:58 AM     (No. 9815613)

A week before the elections it will be 80 million. Why not go for the full-blown fantasy if you´re going to live in permanent Lala land? Many people would pay good money to get whatever drug obama uses.

Even Joseph Goebbels would not be vile enough to stretch things this far.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 4/18/2014 10:54:12 AM     (No. 9815620)

More Obama lies. Perhaps the Obama gang can start a campaign declaring how much money Obamacare is saving its enrollees (sp?) and the country.

Obama declares the debate over. Is that like the ´settled science´ peddled by the global warmists?

These people are liars. Stop being polite, and say exactly what they are. Liars, cheats, incompetents, crooks, and frauds. It is long past time to treat these people as such.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: jhboatwright, 4/18/2014 11:02:32 AM     (No. 9815636)

But, Herr Doktor Goebbels said that if a big enough lie is told over and over, it will begin to be believed.....

So, the Earth IS flat, after all ...............................

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Reply 34 - Posted by: loveUSA, 4/18/2014 11:17:16 AM     (No. 9815659)

This man is delusional...loony tunes. He needs a straight jacket and sent to a mental hospital. He really believes his lies!!!

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Reply 35 - Posted by: T-Bubba, 4/18/2014 11:47:33 AM     (No. 9815707)

So many otherwise well-informed Ldotters continue to misunderestimate Liar, and refer to Liar as "muslim."
A person who is willing to lie about his father´s identity will lie effortlessly about any and all subjects.

Liar´s father was Frank Marshall Davis, and even a brief visit to the Dreams from My Real Father website would reveal this fact instantaneously, with photos of dupe dad BHOSr and real father--and dead-ringer--Frank.

This explains also the doctored birth cert. Of course Liar was born in Honolulu--even his demented mother was not so demented as to travel to Kenya to birth Liar.

Wise up, peeps.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Freeloader, 4/18/2014 11:59:36 AM     (No. 9815727)

"The object of the superior man is truth."..."An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger."

Another day, another colossal falsehood from the Obama Administration. As it is written:

"There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and The Bamster´s statistics."

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Reply 37 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 4/18/2014 12:51:50 PM     (No. 9815807)

But isn´t the important figure how many are paying premiums? This behemoth insurance scam is going to be self defeating in the long run, the country will be bankrupt and the lib progs will all rejoice until they realize they have no viable lifestyle left.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Coy860, 4/18/2014 1:03:42 PM     (No. 9815828)

2 million, 4 million, 8 million, what does it matter? The people will have a useless card that will not get them the medical care they need. They will be in pain, they will die of neglect. Obamacare. s/

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Reply 39 - Posted by: rocco49, 4/18/2014 2:55:46 PM     (No. 9815951)




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Reply 40 - Posted by: bighambone, 4/18/2014 3:29:17 PM     (No. 9815979)

Eight million people is a very small percentage of the three hundred and twenty million people actually living in the USA. Then you have to ask how many of those people signed up while under political pressure to do so and have no intention of paying their premiums beyond a month or so or who have never paid their premiums at all. The cost to taxpayers to get those eight million people to sign up appears to have been tremendous. I would say that the debate on this issue really has not started yet.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 4/18/2014 3:31:19 PM     (No. 9815981)

If you thrilled to Bill Clinton´s stream of balderdash about getting his leg over, you will faint at the excitement induced by the whole-cloth statistics provided by Barry The Saturday Night Mistake and his runaway ego.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Japanorama, 4/18/2014 6:09:57 PM     (No. 9816129)

That doesn´t even cover the 11,000,000 illegal aliens in the U.S.
In other words, millions more illegals have to register before Obamacare registers Americans.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: Wakeupcall, 4/18/2014 8:55:19 PM     (No. 9816312)

Isn´t this just great!

What about the other 320,000,000 people who had their own insurance and were happy with it. You Marxist democrats throw them away just so you can say we succeeded in fooling everyone with this un-affordable un-constitutional cesspool of a law and I don´t care what the SCOTUS says.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: pineledger, 4/19/2014 5:50:44 AM     (No. 9816553)

Obama is a master at using the Straw Man.

In yesterday´s event, he said, "They said no one would sign up [for Obamacare]."

No ever said that. But he uses the false proposition to prove his argument.

I would say a course in Logic should be required of every student in this country, but who would teach it?

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Reply 45 - Posted by: jglas, 4/19/2014 10:32:01 AM     (No. 9816800)

Give him the benefit of the doubt. Let´s assume he´s on track to getting all 40 million of the claimed uninsured insured under Obamacare. The projected cost of Obamacare by the CBO in February this year was $1.487 trillion for 2015-2024
(link: http://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/attachments/45010-breakout-AppendixB.pdf
My calculator says that´s $37,175 per newly insured or $4131 per year per person ($16522 for a family of 4). That´s enough to pay the insurance bill of all of those 40 million people for the whole time period ($344 per month on average) if you don´t buy them Cadillac plans. So what´s the point of throwing everyone else off their old insurance with which they were content and into the briar patch of Obamacare? It´s not going to save one cent, in fact given the normal course of government programs, it´s going to cost a lot more. Only one thing comes to mind: control of medical care has long been considered by Marxists to be the lynchpin of installing socialism/communism/collectivism in free societies. They´re going for the control plain and simple.

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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

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 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

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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