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Iraq´s borders are disappearing:
this is a disaster

Telegraph [UK], by Tom Rogan

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 6/12/2014 8:25:18 AM

The Islamic State of Iraq and greater Syria (ISIS) is shredding Iraq. After seizing the northern city of Mosul on Monday, on Tuesday ISIS stormed down Iraq’s route 1 highway to take Tikrit. This victory has left them emboldened and only 110 miles from Baghdad. [Snip] What´s happening in Iraq and Syria today is the nightmare that drove George W Bush to gamble everything on his January 2007 surge. He knew that Iraq’s collapse might enable Al-Qaeda in Iraq to rip the Middle East apart. And today Al-Qaeda in Iraq’s successor--ISIS--have never been closer to their dream.

Comments:
If Obama is trying to get a coalition together to send air strikes to Iraq like he did in Libya (i.e., pulling out at the last minute, leaving the quickly created coalition to deal with it), then he´s going to find out Cameron hasn´t forgotten--the UK Defence Minister has already announced that no troops will be sent to Iraq.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 6/12/2014 8:28:12 AM     (No. 9882725)

The democrat party, in general, never learned the lessons of Vietnam and in the particular, both 0bama and his party never learned the lesson of 9/11/2001.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: WAN2, 6/12/2014 8:47:02 AM     (No. 9882755)

Screw Iraq´s borders! OUR borders are disappearing!!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bassman, 6/12/2014 8:50:32 AM     (No. 9882766)

#1 is like so many others that thing all of this is because of Obama´s incompetency, it is not! He know exactly what he´s doing! Look at Libya, Syria, Egypt, the release of the Taliban 5, and the open borders situation. He is setting up his Muslim friends to control the Middle East and attack the US and Israel before his term is up setting him up to take control under martial law. We are in deep doo doo with this guy!!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 6/12/2014 8:55:50 AM     (No. 9882772)

Ah, the wonderful smell of Hillary´s Arab Spring!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Keekng, 6/12/2014 9:02:57 AM     (No. 9882784)

There is no one to blame for this other than barack hussein obama and his democrat sycophants.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Avanti1, 6/12/2014 9:26:06 AM     (No. 9882821)

#5

Just to be clear, Obama´s "democrat sycophants" include much more than the ones in his administration.

Primarily they include everyone (democrat or not) who voted for an inexperienced, immature charlatan full of empty rhetoric and the media who declined to report the whole truth about his red and his failures.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: swarfer, 6/12/2014 9:37:01 AM     (No. 9882832)

A catastrophic event is taking place in the Middle East as a result of our president and his liberal democratic cheerleading squad, Hillary and Kerry included. Our entire Middle East policy is a total disaster. How many more will have to die for their incompetence?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bpl40, 6/12/2014 9:38:55 AM     (No. 9882835)

As this latter day Nero continues to fiddle, the ´law of the land´ RINOs are busy fighting the grassroots. Time is ripe for a second American Revolution.(If this gets me on a Regime terrorist list, I am probably there already!)

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Keekng, 6/12/2014 9:48:20 AM     (No. 9882849)

Yes, #6, especially those who not only voted for him twice but continue to support his actions and cover up his inadequacies.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: cjjeepercreeper, 6/12/2014 9:52:31 AM     (No. 9882861)

The people of Iraq ought to be coming for barry and PIAPS with a noose.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Bighambone, 6/12/2014 10:15:34 AM     (No. 9882911)

When you read or watch the mainstream US media you would never know that Obama´s big bugout from Iraq was a catalyst for what is now happening in Iraq.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 6/12/2014 10:16:57 AM     (No. 9882912)

Oh Barry, you clever devil! Flooding the borders of our country while happily watching your handiwork in Iraq.
You got the chaos number going pretty well. Now get out that pen and start getting things really going.

Thank you Congress. Thank you media. Thank you Democrats. Did I mention you Hollywood?



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Reply 13 - Posted by: pensom2, 6/12/2014 10:23:36 AM     (No. 9882923)

All the lib´s, most of the European governmental leaders, nearly all the diplomats of the world, will continue to suppose that a lot of talk and promises can avert disaster in Iraq.

Talk´s cheap in the West. It´s worthless in the Muslim Middle East. Peace in the Muslim world has never been achieved without the Iron Fist.

Kerry will shuttle around with plenty of talk. Hillary is relieved that she´s no longer Sec of State. Zippy will go play golf and leave it to ValJar to figure out.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: NotaBene, 6/12/2014 10:27:06 AM     (No. 9882934)

Not leaving troops behind was a great strategic mistake. The state of forces agreement was (not) negotiated under Hillary Clinton. 4000 American soldiers died for nothing. Thanks Hillary, thanks Hussein.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Carolina Kat, 6/12/2014 10:30:43 AM     (No. 9882941)

He who sows the wind, reaps the whirlwind.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: craige, 6/12/2014 10:38:04 AM     (No. 9882953)

Turns out dictators in the Middle East may be a Good Thing. They keep a lid on the crazy Muslim fundamentalists. Once the dictators are overthrown, bloody anarchy ensues (in the name of Allah).

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Reply 17 - Posted by: fishbone, 6/12/2014 10:38:37 AM     (No. 9882956)

Just wondering but why are they making a cute acronym (ISIS) in ENGLISH? Why don´t they create something in their language? I know that´s an Egyptian diety but don´t they have something in THEIR pantheon to "honor"?

Full disclosure, the only entities that I´m aware of in their pantheon are Allah and Mohammad (unless you in include all the various spellings ).

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Reply 18 - Posted by: thatsomewhereplace, 6/12/2014 10:47:08 AM     (No. 9882966)

This brings to mind the soldiers and Marines who died in Mosul, Tikrit the Baghdad area. For what?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Marzon, 6/12/2014 10:53:06 AM     (No. 9882971)

This is the result the Zippy and the left wanted. They needed to turn Iraq into a disaster to keep up the meme that Bush was an incompetent, war mongering fool. If the Iraq venture succeeded they would have had to admit they were wrong and they cannot accept that. They want it to fail to score political points against republicans and conservatives. That´s all they care about. They don´t give a hoot about the people of Iraq or the troops who suffered and died there.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: DaleWyckoff, 6/12/2014 10:59:35 AM     (No. 9882975)

Repeat after me everybody. Bush won the war, Obama lost the peace.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Javelin, 6/12/2014 11:07:40 AM     (No. 9882993)

Let´s not forget Woodrow Wilson´s contribution. Much of this owes to the racist Great Progressive and his failure to deal with the designs of the French and British in the Middle East. "Self Determination," Woody? Try selling that to the Kurds.
What´s past is prologue.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 6/12/2014 11:12:35 AM     (No. 9883001)

So far this week POTUS has received the Presidential Daily Briefing only twice, and not until 100am. Last week he received the PDB only once. Well, he was out of the country, but that´s no excuse.

Today he has a light schedule, and has not received the PDB:

10:55 AM - The President holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Tony Abbott of Australia; the Vice President also attends

12:30 PM - The President and the Vice President meet for lunch

25 PM - The President honors the WNBA Champion Minnesota Lynx

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Reply 23 - Posted by: msjena, 6/12/2014 11:17:31 AM     (No. 9883010)

Obama wants this to happen to prove the antiwar people right. They can say Iraq was all for nothing. We made a commitment when we went to war their to stay until the country was stabilized. Obama went back on that commitment by pulling our troops out prematurely. Now we have the choice of either losing Iraq to extremists or losing more American lives in trying to clean up this mess.


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Reply 24 - Posted by: horacer, 6/12/2014 11:41:35 AM     (No. 9883045)

"I hope it will be fine with you if we maintain a presence in a very volatile part of the world where Al Qaeda is training, recruiting, equipping, and motivating people every single day."

That was McCain in 2008 on Iraq. He was mocked by Obama and the media. Sometimes he´s not an old fool, he was very prescient. We are on the verge of having an al qaeda superstate in the Middle East. In control of great quantities of oil. This will be a huge victory over the great satan of the west. Obama has made the world a very dangerous place.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: smcchk, 6/12/2014 11:49:43 AM     (No. 9883064)

Setting the stage for WWIII.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Globalwarmer, 6/12/2014 11:55:44 AM     (No. 9883075)

Islamic extremists always knew they could win if they could just hang in there until Bush left office.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: bighambone, 6/12/2014 11:55:57 AM     (No. 9883077)

Forget about it, Obama surrendered over there a couple of years ago. If Obama were to get the USA entangled in the quagmire that Iraq has turned into he would look like a complete idiot after already bailing out of there.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: gobushcheneygo, 6/12/2014 12:01:10 PM     (No. 9883088)

The Iraq crisis/breakdown has been carefully crafted by Valerie Jarrett, Hussein Obama, Hillary Clinton and her "body woman" Huma Abedin, and the Muslim Brotherhood. Make no mistake.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: jackburton, 6/12/2014 12:06:42 PM     (No. 9883094)

Have we summoned the helicopters for the rooftops yet?

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Reply 30 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 6/12/2014 12:51:52 PM     (No. 9883178)

# 14 It´s closer to 4500 American soldiers and Marines
who gave their lives
so Barry could flush away Iraq.
Barry´s incompetence , impotence and inertia
has reached levels that should alarm every American
regardless of political affiliation.
He´s literally in the bunker..on the golf course.
He sets fires all over the world and
then goes into a fetal position.
This is Disaster # 3 in just over a week and he´s decided that spending time with a women´s basketball team
is his top priority.
Barry never ever should have pulled out all the troops.
Just their presence would have been a deterrent.
He never should have given exact dates to the terrorists.
And when Maliki asked for air strikes back when
the ISIS take over began,
Barry should have responded.
It´s too late, now IMHO..
It´s time for patriotic Democrats
to seriously consider whether
Barry has become too incapacitated to stay in office.
Are there any Wise Men left in the Democrat Party ?
BTW- The flag draped coffins are still coming home from AFG.
We lost Pfc. Matthew Walker , 20 of Hillsboro , Missouri
on June 5 , in Paktika Province Afghanistan after his unit was attacked by enemy fire.
Paktika is where Bug Out Bergdahl deserted.
On June 3, Capt. Jason Jones of Orwigsburg , PA
died in Jalalabad,
Afghanistan from wounds received from small arms fire.
He was buried in the West Point Cemetery on Tuesday.



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Reply 31 - Posted by: Butch59, 6/12/2014 1:00:03 PM     (No. 9883189)

Didn´t I read somewhere that the middle east will be the site of Armageddon? And isn´t that the final battle between good and evil? And is the precursor of the second coming of Christ? Are we seeing the beginnings of the end times? I would be so happy to look up and see Jesus descending from the Heavens.

I can only pray to the God up above us.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: steveW, 6/12/2014 1:57:08 PM     (No. 9883301)

American Leftists are ashamed when America wins, and do whatever they can to prevent it. Leftists abroad cheer when American loses, and do what they can to facilitate its loss.

This is not news to anyone, and most certainly not to the electorate who placed a Leftist in the Oval Office in 2008. It´s why they did it. And they are dead set on doing it again with The Smart Woman in 2016.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: coldoc, 6/12/2014 2:02:02 PM     (No. 9883310)

After the shah, the iraqi´s and the iranians were doing a good job of thinning each other out This is the result of us interfering in a religious war and walking away.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: SGT K., 6/12/2014 2:41:05 PM     (No. 9883369)

My first deployment to Iraq was in ´06-´07 (mid Surge. After countless firefights, IEDs and losing dozens of my friends and colleagues and seeing dozens more gravely wounded, I was simply thrilled to have made it home. When I deployed again in ´09-´10, I found a far more pacified nation. Being an interrogator (but embedded with the infantry, I had a much easier time of it the second go round, with only the occasional IED/EFP and only 2 major firefights, such as they we, and those led by the middling Iraqi Security Forces. While the war itself was a mistake in my opinion, I was of the opinion that it was highly necessary to utilize the means at our disposal to maintain our hard-gotten gains in that country. What it cost us in American lives is immeasurable. What it cost in treasure is staggering. But, we owed it to the fallen (and regional/national security) to keep things on track. Our President cared nothing for the sacrifices of my brothers and our sister services and today we pay the price for his dereliction of duty. Please forgive me this long, rambling rant. This makes me mildly emotional and angry beyond words. Thanks for letting me get this out, L-Dotters.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Hazymac, 6/12/2014 3:03:00 PM     (No. 9883396)

May the Lord bless you, #34, and all of your colleagues in uniform. You did your jobs honorably and well, and gave Iraq an opportunity to better the lives of its citizens. But when Zero pulled the entire American military presence out of Iraq, it destabilized the entire region. As happened before in Vietnam, our troops won virtually every battle, then our political masters piddled away the results of all the expended blood and treasure.

Some pundits on Middle Eastern affairs have said that Prime Minister Maliki has deliberately reduced Iraqi security forces in Anbar and other areas that were hotbeds of insurgency. They believe that Maliki himself may have ordered these attacks, hoping that, after losing the election last month, he could stay in power by declaring a state of emergency, something that he will not be allowed to do. One of the world´s great thieves, he knows his fate might be the same as Saddam´s: short rope, long drop. What I´m saying is that there is more to this situation than meets the eye.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: JediJerry, 6/12/2014 3:41:17 PM     (No. 9883461)

King Putt got us out so his musbros could get back in. He is staying true to his father´s dreams. Fundamental transformation as promised. The caliphate is growing faster than planned.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Japanorama, 6/12/2014 4:44:18 PM     (No. 9883530)

Take note:
Once Iran starts passing out nukes like so many Pez, the West will be checkmated because they wouldn´t take the losses that Muslims would.
Act now or teach your children the direction of Mecca.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: dman, 6/12/2014 4:56:27 PM     (No. 9883544)

thank you for your service, #34.

The best way to honor the fallen is to steadfastly ensure that they did not die in vain. Add this travesty to several recent events that demonstrate that despite any lip service, this Administration has absolutely no regard for our men and women in uniform.

Who can trust the word of the US while this crowd is in charge?

Be afraid, Israel, Taiwan, Japan, and Eastern Europe: be very afraid. Many in the US itself have been afraid of what this crowd might do, for a while now. Unfortunately, the political party that should be applying the brakes to this is MIA.

Impeach - now.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: lencu255, 6/12/2014 6:27:08 PM     (No. 9883608)

It is not the topic of jokes and even sarcasm, but I want to mention this: obozo will go forward with whatever he is doing to destroy middle class, and especially, white America and later on he´ll say that he learned about situation in Iraq from the media, but not today but much later.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: wilki029, 6/12/2014 7:00:33 PM     (No. 9883634)

Thank you for your service #34. Words fail at the staggering incompetence and downright reckless endangerment this so-called "Administration" has perpetrated on America.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: dodge boy, 6/12/2014 7:11:53 PM     (No. 9883641)

Great message #34. But I´m afraid that Afghanistan is next.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: trapper, 6/12/2014 7:14:17 PM     (No. 9883644)

This size of offensive must have been long in the planning and we must have gotten plenty of warnings that something was coming. And if we knew a major Sunni/Shia civil war was about to launch in Iraq we could project that it would likely drag Iran into it as well, and possibly Afghanistan and Pakistan. Did we hurry to make a last minute cut-and-run deal to get Bergdahl back before this offensive began, anticipating that the entire Muslim middle east was about to erupt in flames? With the bloodthirsty Isis savages running this war, who are too hard core even for alqaeda, a handful of Taliban now seems like small potatoes. Hell just broke loose.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: LadyVet, 6/12/2014 7:57:00 PM     (No. 9883680)

It sickens me to see that Osama bin Laden, though dead only three years, has proven to be right about American Democrats. He saw what happened in Vietnam, saw the impotence of Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, and correctly predicted that he could train an army to outlast this impotent man we have in the American presidency. I´m sure he scoffed at the pants-wearing Hillary as well - along with the rest of the butch females in Obama´s NSA and foreign policy leadership team.

Our men can win the war and then the fools like Kerry, Hillary, and Barry throw it all away. I can hardly contain my disgust and disdain for the cowards.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: Tianne, 6/12/2014 11:52:56 PM     (No. 9883927)

#34, a most heartfelt thank you for your service.

If at times you feel that your anger and frustration are exceedingly difficult to bear, please know that we here will stand beside you and bear them with you.


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Reply 45 - Posted by: Safari Man, 6/13/2014 12:21:21 AM     (No. 9883947)

#10 like they did for that other Hussein that screwed them over.


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Reply 46 - Posted by: guitarcharlie, 6/13/2014 2:23:44 AM     (No. 9883994)

#34 thank you for your service. I am humbled by your sacrifice and especially that of your lost brothers and sisters. I can´t imagine how frustrating this must feel after what you have been through. This is a nightmare...

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Reply 47 - Posted by: Trigger2, 6/13/2014 5:40:07 AM     (No. 9884023)

As with every war, the demonrats can always be counted on o cut and run. The same with our border. They cut and run every time there too. National security be damned. They´re only interested in bankrupting the country so they can usher in the new world order with themselves at the helm or to usher in the Caliphate but they´re too stupid to know once the Caliphate is here, they´ll be the first ones beheaded.

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People who are most concerned about climate change use more electricity than those who believe it to be not so serious a threat, a government study has found. The Household Electricity Survey, commissioned by the Department for Energy and Climate Change, said that this discrepancy may be due to the fact that older people, who are most likely to not see climate change as a threat, are generally more frugal with their energy consumption: [Snip] However, even with over-65s removed, there is still only a weak trend suggesting that people who profess to care about the environment actually do more

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

Israel to escalate Gaza military
offensive after first citizen killed
Telegraph [UK], by Robert Tait    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/15/2014 3:38:21 PM     Post Reply
The first Israeli was killed by a missile fired from Gaza on Tuesday night setting the week-long conflict on course for an even bloodier new phase with Israel poised to escalate its military offensive. A 38-year-old man was pronounced death at Askelon´s Barzilai medical centre after suffering severe shrapnel wounds from a missile fired on Tuesday afternoon, according to initial Israeli media reports. The reports suggested he was an ultra-Orthodox rabbi distributing food to Israeli soldiers near the Erez border crossing into Gaza. Hamas´s military wing, the Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades, claimed responsibility for the death, saying they had killed a soldier in a

Pope Francis seeks ´urgent intervention´ and
protection of young US-bound migrants
from Central and South America
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/15/2014 3:31:34 PM     Post Reply
Pope Francis has called for ´urgent intervention´ to welcome and protect minors traveling on their own from Central and South America to the United States in increasing numbers. The pontiff said today that such measures should include an information campaign on the dangers of the journey. He called on the international community to rise to the challenge and adopt ´new forms of legal and safe migration.´ Tens of thousands of children have streamed from chaotic Central American nations in recent months to the U.S. border, overwhelming the government´s ability to respond. Francis issued his message in a letter to a Vatican conference



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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
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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

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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

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Rolling Stone, by Kristen Gwynne    Original Article
Posted By: scottc- 7/15/2014 11:46:15 AM     Post Reply
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The media can no longer ignore
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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

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American Spectator, by Jeffrey Lord    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 7/16/2014 8:43:14 AM     Post Reply
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Exclusive - Sessions Warns All of Congress:
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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
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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

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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

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


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