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Nevada Rancher Cliven Bundy Doesn´t
Apologize, Repeats Racist Remarks

NBC News, by Staff

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 4/25/2014 4:26:35 AM

Anyone expecting rancher Cliven Bundy to apologize at a news briefing Thursday for widely condemned remarks — that black people were “happier” during the slavery era than now — would be disappointed. Wearing his signature cowboy hat, Bundy, who led an armed confrontation with federal rangers over a land dispute and was then hailed as a patriot by Fox News’ Sean Hannity and other conservatives, repeated in Bunkerville, Nevada, what he had said earlier — he was “just wondering” if blacks were better off under slavery. Rancher Cliven Bundy speaks during a news conference near his ranch on April 24, 2014

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ladychatalie, 4/25/2014 4:51:00 AM     (No. 9823972)

Yes, any one of us may need help at some time in our lives and I want to live in a nation that helps those who truly need it. However, if we are able but choose not to support ourselves using the talents God gave us and instead let government take care of us, to a man like Bundy, we are in a worse situation than even a slave. It´s as simple as whether we decide to be a taker or a maker. A socialist government steals our freedom, dignity, self-respect, pride in a task accomplished, and all the possibilities that our lives can offer. If we do not strive, how do we help ourselves and others? There is no such thing as a free lunch. What we gain from a government entitlement or grant will never approach what is possible through our own efforts.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Wetenschapper, 4/25/2014 4:58:06 AM     (No. 9823974)

Nobody should ever feel they have to apologize for offending the hyper-sensitivities of the left. Way too much apologizing going on. Was slavery better than welfare? Almost certainly not, but parallels can certainly be drawn, and any comparison of the two ultimately evokes concerns about Democrat plantation mentality, not about race itself. Possibly this is the true source of the feigned outrage.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: chumley, 4/25/2014 5:46:16 AM     (No. 9823983)

I understand what he was saying. I´m sure the hypersensitive do too. As evil as slavery was, they were productive people who actually were useful to society and had a purpose.
Now, the welfare class is useless. They absorb massive amounts of resources and produce nothing but children. They are often drug addicts or alcoholics and will likely never be able to support themselves. Nor are they interested in doing so.
In my area, the vast majority of this class is white.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: tyshab, 4/25/2014 5:48:00 AM     (No. 9823984)

Shouting down the truth with volatile name calling does not make it less true. Bundy asks a valid question. The only difference between slavery then and now is the willingness and desire to become and stay enslaved. Once slaves fought and endured great hardship to obtain their freedom, at any cost. Today they fight to forfeit their freedom, and their children´s, at any cost.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 4/25/2014 6:28:47 AM     (No. 9824000)

Still, this gives the ´other side´ all the reason they need to dismiss Bundy as a racist crackpot. Even if true it is not helpful to his cause.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: smcchk, 4/25/2014 6:48:11 AM     (No. 9824019)

Bunds is not running for Senate; he is a rancher who is highlighting and fighting our Federal government´s overreaching policies about "their" land. Of course, Bundy is an old coot but the MSM getting him to say something racist has no bearing on the original controversy.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: arkfamily, 4/25/2014 6:48:39 AM     (No. 9824020)

There are better ways to get your point across. I think Bundy forgets that the Democrats are trying to paint us as racists and he is just adding fuel to the fire.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: FunOne, 4/25/2014 6:51:17 AM     (No. 9824025)

Thank God that there remains in this country, people who are comfortable exercising their freedom of speech. What the liberal, politically correct, sensitivity activists and politicians in Washington, DC and other large cities don´t understand is that a lot of Americans in "fly over" land don´t buy into their liberal indoctrination.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 4/25/2014 6:54:28 AM     (No. 9824029)

His "racist" question about life under slavery is a question blacks should have been asking themselves for years.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: StormCnter, 4/25/2014 7:18:06 AM     (No. 9824054)

Although his comments on blacks and slavery have zero bearing on the merits of his cause, Mr. Bundy has belatedly discovered why professionals exist to guide novices through media interviews.

I doubt Larry Klavan is still on board.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: grace1798, 4/25/2014 7:50:19 AM     (No. 9824109)

I do not think Clive was or is very smart in the way he stated his beliefs on this issue BUT....yea, I´m going to say it. How is Project homes for the poor helping them..I mean really.....any color of skin that is.......any person or persons? The damn projects have been around since I was a little girl and that was 65 years ago. I don´t know how long they were in use before I was born. However.........it didn´t help them when I was little (actually made things much worse) and it´s certainly not helping anyone now. It´s a nightmare for all who are part of it and guess who thought this crap up? Yea, the Commies. And any fool Republican who thought this up is also a damn fool.....born with silver spoons in their mouths, no clue as to real life and no care for anyone but themselves.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Avogadra, 4/25/2014 7:55:19 AM     (No. 9824112)

He didn´t phrase it well, but Cliven Bundy has brought up something that needs to be discussed. If we were angry about what was done to the slaves, why aren´t we angry about what is being done to their descendants?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Keekng, 4/25/2014 7:57:01 AM     (No. 9824114)

While Mr Bundy´s remarks could very well have been stated more diplomatically he was, however, spot on.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Sully, 4/25/2014 7:59:30 AM     (No. 9824117)

Please run for your lives from this guy and his "legitimate rape" comments. He is not qualified to speak to the media. He needs to shut up.

OBTW:

1. blacks were not better off under chattel slavery. It is ignorant to say they were. Would poor whites make good chattel slaves picking cotton?

WHAT he should have said, was that black Americans have traded one form of slavery for another.


2. Illegal Mexicans should not be given amnesty even if they are "hard working," which he means they provide cheap labor for Bundy.

Hey, maybe we should just legalize chattel slavery and solve two problems at once!



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Reply 15 - Posted by: sunnyday, 4/25/2014 7:59:57 AM     (No. 9824119)



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Reply 16 - Posted by: sunnyday, 4/25/2014 8:01:40 AM     (No. 9824122)

Agree with all. He just said what a lot of folks are thinking. Probably could have said it a bit differently, but he seems to be a simple man.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Michaelus, 4/25/2014 8:05:57 AM     (No. 9824127)

The utter misery of impoverished black people in US cities is a national disgrace and the only way the liberals (who have created this problem) can deal with it is to persecute anyone who notices it.

There are nearly a million black people in prison at this minute in the US. This is sickening.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 4/25/2014 8:21:33 AM     (No. 9824145)

Why can´t conservatives shut their stupid mouths about race or women? Politics is about winning elections. You cannot advance the conservative cause by talking about race or women. Now, this stupid idiot Bundy isn´t a politician, but he is acting like one. Doesn´t know when to shut up. Smart people do not make rope for their hangmen. Paul Ryan couldn´t resist talking about the inner city - code word for blacks. He is finished. Rand Paul had to open his mouth about amnesty. He is finished. Jeb Bush should have been finished with his act of love, but he is a super-establishment RINO so he gets a pass, for now, until he gets nominated.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Felixcat, 4/25/2014 8:29:21 AM     (No. 9824158)

Libs and people of color on cable news shows can spout all the hateful rhetoric they want at conservatives, veterans, women who work in the home raising their children, etc and we´re not suppose to get upset? But Bundy says what some consider despicable things and he loses all protections of the Constitution?

As for talking about inner city people or whatever, just like the War on Terror is a failuire if we cannot accurately describe our enemies or the problems this country faces.


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Reply 20 - Posted by: bpl40, 4/25/2014 8:45:29 AM     (No. 9824178)

Bundy is politically naive and incorrect but does not seem to be a racist. He is NOT suggesting that Blacks be returned to slavery (as the NYT distortion suggests) but exactly the opposite.
Inner city blacks have a right to live decent 21st century lives as much as anybody else. That right is being destroyed by the Liberal Welfare State. A culture of dependency has liquidated their family structure, their young women undergoing abortions, their young men in jails. The evil cruelty of White Liberal political selfishness is the biggest reason. THIS is the discussion lfetists don´t want to have.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: heartlandconservative, 4/25/2014 8:48:00 AM     (No. 9824183)

Making comments based on a NBC report of a NYT heavily edited video is not an intellectual exercise in sanity. patdollard.com has the full version and the adulterated NYT version for all to see.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: skedaddle, 4/25/2014 8:48:54 AM     (No. 9824184)

Good grief, there are too many timid pant-wetters on the supposed conservative side. Cliven Bundy didn´t say anything racist and he has a hugely valid point that many people agree with. Get used to people saying things bluntly and practice not fainting - it´ll be good for you.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: OhMy, 4/25/2014 8:56:16 AM     (No. 9824194)

Bundy´s mistake is trying to discuss a serious subject in a political atmosphere when a crook like Reid is looking for a distraction from his consolidating power. The left has done a lot of groundwork on the subject of slavery which needs to be dispelled in small steps to have a chance of taking it down overall. It is true that slavery that involves only the body but leaves the mind free is not as bad as slavery of body and mind that destroys family relationships and sacrifices all human dignity to a greedy political program for the benefit of another. Here is a discussion of how to frame this a comparison of Bundy´s remarks with Phil Robertson saying much the same thing.
http://www.thewire.com/politics/2014/04/the-difference-between-cliven-bundy-and-phil-robertson-is-that-bundy-didnt-invoke-religion/361197/

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Me_Opinionated_Nah, 4/25/2014 8:59:27 AM     (No. 9824197)

Is Cliven Bundy a racist? I don’t know. But, I do know he’s an awkward, ungainly, inept verbal rambler and the clumsiest public speaker I’ve ever heard in my life. Is Negro a bad word? Apparently the United Negro College Fund doesn’t think so. Is Colored a bad word? Apparently the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People doesn’t think so. Are people who say “people of color” not simultaneously saying “colored people” as well, or is there a difference? I’m not ready to pile on the Benighted Bundy Bandwagon quite yet.

Perhaps Bundy’s public speaking role model was Gabby Johnson of “Blazing Saddles” fame, best known for turning frontier gibberish into a stem-windin’ art form, dag nab it!

Cliven Bundy is in desperate need of an interpreter. Moreover, he sure as shootin’ oughta give his mouth a long long rest.


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Reply 25 - Posted by: mathman, 4/25/2014 9:08:53 AM     (No. 9824207)

Slave. This word, when I was young, meant a human who was "owned" by another human. The slave owner got the labor of the slave, in return for feeding and housing the slave.
Today a slave is a human who is fed and housed by the Government, in return for that slave´s votes. Vote the wrong way and your membership in the black community is voided (see Ben Carson, Walter Williams, many others).
Apparently musing about slavery is no longer allowed.
When such discussions are heretical, no amelioration is possible.
Death to free speech!
Alas for our formerly free Nation!

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Reply 26 - Posted by: grace1798, 4/25/2014 9:11:40 AM     (No. 9824210)

Lets face it, Clive is not very smart......he is a hard worker and good at his business but in doing this, he´s not been very wise at all. If it had been me and my business, I would have done anything to keep it from going this far. So that´s me. And even though poorly stated, Clive has a point, why is he even going there? He has nothing whatsoever to do with his issues ...he´s digging himself a deep pit that they (you know who they are) will bury him in. Sorry, that´s what´s going to happen now.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Sully, 4/25/2014 9:12:41 AM     (No. 9824213)

Cliven Bundy absolutely said something that racist whites said to justify slavery.

"Negros would be better off picking cotton! You´ll see!"

He absolutely did say it.

He meant to say, "They are enslaved still!"

But that was not what came out. He is a foolish man who has money and opinions, and he thinks the one enables the other.

Please do not encourage him, except to be quiet.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: enuf8, 4/25/2014 9:20:18 AM     (No. 9824221)

New York Times, CNN, NBC and the rest of the WH water carriers are still lying and have definitely taken Bundy´s words out of contact.

OP needs to keep looking as we haven´t seen ABC´s, CBS´s or MSNBC´s articles. Be certain they will be found.



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Reply 29 - Posted by: Pluperfect, 4/25/2014 9:26:17 AM     (No. 9824228)

Ah, #28, I´m pretty sure you could find those other articles yourself. And while you´re looking, you might run across the video of Mr. Bundy´s comments to see for yourself if anything was picked up out of context. You might be surprised and probably disappointed.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Coy860, 4/25/2014 9:52:59 AM     (No. 9824249)

"WASHINGTON (CNN) -- In a blunt assessment of race relations in the United States, Attorney General Eric Holder Wednesday called the American people "essentially a nation of cowards" in failing to openly discuss the issue of race." Eric Holder
2-19-2009.
So Bundy is twice a brave man.


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Reply 31 - Posted by: fritzilou, 4/25/2014 9:58:48 AM     (No. 9824263)

I´m Jewish and have heard people make plenty of stupid remarks in my lifetime. Of course, there was no media nearby to bring them up on charges. Some of these people actually became my good friends. Most idol remarks are made from ignorance and correcting these folks gently would be a better way of handling these things. This horrible reaction is not just shaming Bundy, it is the usual high tech lynching by people who have another agenda; smearing those who sided with his resistance to government overreach. Some of his supporters have run for the hills in fear of being tainted by Bundy´s ignorant/thoughtless remarks. The left surely has a strangle hold on thought and make no allowance for infractions by their enemies, but see nothing in the ignorant, often irreverent and very often lies from their own side.

Why can´t we all get along, said the famous Rodney King? Isn´t it easy to see why?

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Sully, 4/25/2014 10:19:50 AM     (No. 9824288)

Dear conservative friends: You have all the right opinions.

You want to write a book, write a book. That way an editor can dope slap you for saying something stupid before it goes to print.

You want to talk to the media without a filter?!? You are WRONG and you are giving the opp a beautiful media gift to attack good conservatives trying to reach lofo voters who decide elections.

Please imagine a split screen showing Bundy talking about "the Negro" and any conservative you want standing at a Bundy rally held elsewhere at a different time.

DO NOT expect the media to split screen Bundy´s "Negro" remark beside Harry Reid´s "Negro dialect" remark.

PLEASE GROW UP.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Flipper3, 4/25/2014 10:29:58 AM     (No. 9824309)

Ever notice that the media never reports on the racist remarks Blacks routinely make?

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Reply 34 - Posted by: stablemoney, 4/25/2014 10:57:30 AM     (No. 9824350)

The left trying the race card again to justify stealing the man´s ranch and killing his cattle.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 4/25/2014 11:03:58 AM     (No. 9824354)

What was it George Orwell said about the meaning of words? That "they mean what I say they mean" ??

Just don´t expect the Obamedia (Leftmedia) to report anything remotely nonjudgmental (e.g., "fair") - they´ll report what their politically correct overlords want them to report.

This case isn´t about Bundy´s cattle, and it sure as hell isn´t about racism.

By the way, Bundy´s on record as being in favor of the illegal immigrants in the area, and extolling them as being hardworking, family oriented folks. Where´s the media on that? Nowhere. And why? Because Cliven Bundy must be destroyed, it has been ordained so by the media´s overlords on the Left.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: No Representation in CA, 4/25/2014 12:32:06 PM     (No. 9824464)

Is Mr. Bundy a racist? II don´t know. Is Fedzilla out of control? Abso-fraggin´-lutely. Is Hairy Reid evil and corrupt? You betcha!

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Reply 37 - Posted by: bugboy, 4/25/2014 2:58:27 PM     (No. 9824614)

Why is Bundy a racist? Just because he said something unpopular? Because he has no concept of how some slaves were treated? Because he never studied all the nuances of slavery?

No one is a racist because they say stupid things. If that were the criteria I´m sure 99.9999% of the population would be racist.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: jglas, 4/25/2014 4:13:34 PM     (No. 9824687)

Bundy´s question was stupidly phrased and seemed almost calculated to drive away any legitimate help he was receiving but it was an interesting question. Are blacks living in ´the ghetto´ on welfare, eating with food stamps and on Medicaid, many of whom are single mothers with children because marriage means a big cut in welfare . . . are their living conditions better or worse than slaves living on plantations in cabins, with their families, in a safe community, fed, clothed, with fairly good medical care (they were after all valuable farm workers) and fairly secure in as much as their future was certain?

Yes they were slaves, and yes conditions for everybody were worse back then (so to make the comparison you have to ignore those facts), but for the slaves relative to non slaves and in the modern day case, welfare ghetto dwellers relative to non welfare recipients, who was better off, the slaves or the welfare ghetto dwellers?

Personally I think it´s a toss up. Yes slavery is evil. This argument in no way condones slavery. It simply points out that cures like ´the war on poverty´ and welfare in general might not have improved the lives of some of the descendants of those slaves as much as we like to pretend they have.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: 4Justice, 4/25/2014 6:42:53 PM     (No. 9824817)

I know what he meant and probably most people do. But the left is always going to use every opportunity to twist the situation and shape perception based on what can be inferred regardless of true intent. This is what they do. The left are master word manipulators and perception shapers. They live for these opportunities. And they only use the tactic on people who they consider enemies. Their own friends, they find ways to manipulate the situation to their benefit. This is the bullying left. Manipulators, destroyers, controlling tyrants and bullies extraordinaire.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 4/26/2014 6:27:55 PM     (No. 9825994)

I see the point he was making...at least slaves were not running around murdering other "slaves" and competing with each other over who could sell the most crack, heroin and marijuana.

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As the conflict between Israel and Hamas escalates, attention is focused on those individuals whose heroism is very much in the public eye: the parents of the three boys who were kidnapped and murdered, who lifted up the nation through their stoic courage and generosity of spirit; the air force pilots who are currently in the forefront and the intelligence agents who assist them in selecting targets; and the men and women who defied the skeptics to design the Iron Dome system that has been remarkably effective in protecting Israelis from rockets and missiles Palestinian terror groups are raining down

Ten Days That Shook the United States
Power Line, by Scott Johnson    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 7/15/2014 7:46:00 AM     Post Reply
I took a look back at the current crisis of illegal Central American minors in the Weekly Standard article “Disorder at the border,” published in this past Friday in the new issue of the magazine. In retrospect, I think that the events of the preceding days fixed these issues in the public mind and culminated in President Obama’s notable address following his meeting in Dallas with Governor Perry. Obama had resisted the meeting with Perry, as he resisted visiting the border along the Rio Grande. In Dallas and Austin for big-buck fundraisers with his conspicuously wealthy friends, Obama was ultimately shamed

When the GOP takes the Senate
The Hill [DC], by Judd Gregg    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 7/15/2014 4:52:19 AM     Post Reply
Conventional wisdom is clear that the next Congress has a considerable likelihood of being a Republican Congress. That same consensus also holds that if the GOP does indeed take control, the next two years will be marked by confrontation with the White House and even less actual legislative action than the present Congress has accomplished. To be fair, there is some compelling logic behind these conclusions. President Obama has clearly opted out of the role of governing through legislation. He has become the most defensive president since at least World War II, blaming the Congress not just for all the ills of the



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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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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