A Message From Lucianne  







S-G1-LC




























ST-GC


   
 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


Rick Perry stands by Obama
immigration conspiracy theory

Yahoo News, by Eric Pfeiffer

Original Article

Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 7/7/2014 1:09:40 AM

Texas Gov. Rick Perry repeated an accusation that undocumented children coming to the U.S. from Latin American countries might be a result of “ulterior motives” from President Obama. “I have to believe that when you don’t respond in any way that you are either inept or you have some ulterior motive of which you are functioning from,” Perry said during an interview Sunday on ABC’s “This Week.” “I don’t believe he particularly cares whether or not the border of the United States is secure,” (Snip) “This president, I will suggest, is either totally and absolutely either inept, or making some decisions that are not in the best interests of

Comments:
I happen to catch this smackdown with Martha Raddatz, who kept trying to cut Gov. Perry off after baiting him with various forms of the same question. And Perry, a proud Texan, stood by his guns and wouldn´t be rattled by the 0bama sycophant. A good preview of how our GOP candidates need to ignore the soundbites the LSM want and get out their own message.

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: steveW, 7/7/2014 1:17:58 AM     (No. 9913377)

Exposing the bad intentions and ulterior motives of Democrats is the single most important thing any elected Republican can do, bar none. Thank you, Gov. Perry. You´ll go far if you keep this straight talk up. Very far.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    106 persons like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: ChipThome, 7/7/2014 3:09:10 AM     (No. 9913404)

I have been watching, praying and thinking a lot about what is going on with this immigration situation. I have come to the opinion that 99% of the reasoning behind the elite establishments´ push for immigration has nothing to do with humanitarian purposes. As far as I can see it is centered around what money the new immigrants can generate for the supporters, or how much power new immigrants can give to the supporters. As far as obama´s reasoning, he sees this as his golden opportunity to watch Cloward-Piven in action.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    65 persons like this.


   

 

R-G6-LC
  


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 7/7/2014 3:53:17 AM     (No. 9913411)

...“I have to believe that when you don’t respond in any way that you are either inept or you have some ulterior motive of which you are functioning from” ...

...one simple sentence that describes the enemy we deal with. It needs to be drilled into the minds of the masses...



  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    72 persons like this.


Reply 4 - Posted by: TXknitter, 7/7/2014 3:59:46 AM     (No. 9913414)

I understand Perry´s strategy, I think. He is running for President. Every word is now measured and consultant-tested. Personally, I do not think he knows what to do. Millions of Americans are watching this and they see no organized PASSIONATE (as in show some anger) Republican response to the obliteration of the Texas-Mexico border. What a Perry said was fine but I think most folks know Obama´s motives are evil. What they are waiting to hear is one person criticize Mexico, express anger at disease endangering AMERICAN children, secrecy and lack of accountability about where all the buses and planes are going, worry for overtaxed stressed-out Americans who can´t find a job, etc. The GOP is FAILING again to boldly, consistently and daily get the talking points coordinated and sound like the conservative champion we need.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    94 persons like this.


Reply 5 - Posted by: mizzmac, 7/7/2014 4:42:02 AM     (No. 9913418)

Stick to your guns, Gov. Perry, and tell it like it is. This POTUS is complicit in the encouraging and enabling of thousands to illegally enter our country, and not for humanitarian reasons. He is using poor, desperate women and children to create political pressure and chaos. Keep calling him on it!!!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    156 persons like this.


Reply 6 - Posted by: pineledger, 7/7/2014 5:41:07 AM     (No. 9913423)

Respectfully, 2, this has nothing to do with money. It has everything to do with bringing this democracy to its knees.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    51 persons like this.


Reply 7 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 7/7/2014 6:13:51 AM     (No. 9913434)

@4 And when people do stand up, like they did in CA in stopping the buses, Zippy sends the feds after them like he´s going to do today.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    30 persons like this.


   

 

R-TA-Wide
  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: Policom, 7/7/2014 6:27:04 AM     (No. 9913439)

It´s not an either - or question. Obama is both inept and has ulterior motives.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    59 persons like this.


Reply 9 - Posted by: The Inspector, 7/7/2014 7:41:48 AM     (No. 9913497)

I have said and still say that this gang is trying take over and become just like Russia with Obama the figure head. No more free elections etc.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    22 persons like this.


Reply 10 - Posted by: Really?, 7/7/2014 7:44:05 AM     (No. 9913499)

As usual, we have John McCain claiming that Republicans rejected border control AS IF IT HAD BEEN A STAND ALONE OPTION and NOT connected to a gazillion other amnesty provisions.

Is McCain just that stupid or does he think we are ?

Hard to tell, but just wish Arizona would do us all a favor and bring him home.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    41 persons like this.


Reply 11 - Posted by: Rinktum, 7/7/2014 7:47:55 AM     (No. 9913502)

#4, You hit the nail squarely on its head! Well done! I could not agree with you more. Our country is burning and Republicans show no urgency to put out the fire. If this crisis doesn´t light a fire under them, I don´t know if anything will. We know this influx was a planned invasion by Obama and if the press were curious I am sure they could ferret out the information from a source in Mexico. They don´t want to know because they are following Obama´s narrative just like the drones they are.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    41 persons like this.


Reply 12 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 7/7/2014 8:08:59 AM     (No. 9913531)

No, No. 2. Obama knows he can get no money from these illegals, especially the children. Their value to him is that they will complete his ruin of people like us. He is creating a whole new population.

This is what the Labour Party did in England. They brought in immigrants to break up English solidarity and prevent them from winning elections.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    56 persons like this.


   

 



 
Reply 13 - Posted by: Felixcat, 7/7/2014 8:10:41 AM     (No. 9913533)

We didn´t betray our government. Our government betrayed us.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    30 persons like this.


Reply 14 - Posted by: Cherrybark, 7/7/2014 8:25:02 AM     (No. 9913545)

I think Perry has done a good job as governor and has certainly helped the Texas economy by encouraging new businesses to move into our state.

That said, with almost 14 years as governor, he has had plenty of time to pass a law revoking the business license of Texas companies who hire illegal aliens. First a warning, then a significant fine, then lose your license to do business in the state.

As I´ve said in previous posts, it´s easy for Perry to sound conservative in front of the camera. Let´s see some serious action.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    87 persons like this.


Reply 15 - Posted by: Aria, 7/7/2014 9:05:01 AM     (No. 9913587)

#12 is absolutely right in my opinion. This is about destroying the only group Obama sees as the enemy - conservatives. We´ll be outvoted forever by the money suckers and the rats will be in power forever. Our spirit will be eventually be broken and we´ll be resigned to being bureaucracy´s minions - just like the once proud English.

This is what the fundamental transformation of America looks like.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    27 persons like this.


Reply 16 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/7/2014 9:06:58 AM     (No. 9913588)

The headline does not accurately reflect what Governor Perry said. He said it is an either/or situation - ineptitude or ulterior motive.

Anyone with half a brain had already come to that conclusion and was probably leaning toward option #2 because Obie always seems to have an ulterior motive. Disciples of Saul Alinsky do have that. It guides all that they do.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    19 persons like this.


Reply 17 - Posted by: congar, 7/7/2014 9:13:10 AM     (No. 9913592)

Finally a Republican leader stands up to ridicule Captain Zero’s open border policy. Where are the rest of the Republican leaders? If you maintain open borders long enough, you eventually have no country that anyone would want to live in and that would stop the illegal immigration, but it would also destroy America.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    29 persons like this.


   

 

  


 
Reply 18 - Posted by: donnaclaire, 7/7/2014 9:16:08 AM     (No. 9913599)

I watched the video after reading this article. Martha maintained that ´constipated´ expression during the whole thing - how painful is that to watch? It was like watching ´Beauty and the Beast´ - Martha being the beast, of course. Perry made perfect sense and stated his case brilliantly. You could tell she was very upset about it.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    30 persons like this.


Reply 19 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 7/7/2014 9:54:46 AM     (No. 9913642)

I believe I see a pattern: requests for more security to the white house never gets you anything, so you better step up and make it happen.
I hear the feds are not allowed to return fire, but the Texas lawmen can, so the illegals are running when they see them.


  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    49 persons like this.


Reply 20 - Posted by: Coy860, 7/7/2014 9:57:18 AM     (No. 9913644)

The Chamber of Commerce wants America flooded with illegals. The same Chamber of Commerce is the largest donor to many Republican Senators.
The Chamber owns most Republicans in the House too. THAT is why they are hiding.
WE the People have no ONE to speak for us.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    120 persons like this.


Reply 21 - Posted by: lonestarm3, 7/7/2014 9:57:25 AM     (No. 9913645)

The title is misleading.

The Obama immigration conspiracy is not a theory. It is a fact.


  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    22 persons like this.


Reply 22 - Posted by: legalart, 7/7/2014 10:19:16 AM     (No. 9913668)

Gov. Perry may have good intentions and a great way with words, but we don´t see anything he has done to stem the tide of illegals, in all the years he has been in Austin. Au contraire. Here´s what we do see: First, people keep arriving because they get hired for low wages that keep many businesses in the black and their owners rich. If you keep luring them with jobs, they will keep coming; they are motivated -- they don´t care about politics, they just grab any job with false IDs and go from there. I´ve seen them not only work, but start their business, buy a house, drive two or three cars, and raise their kids, all without legal papers. And second, people WILL keep arriving not only because it´s good for the businesses that hire them, but because Americans don´t give a rip and don´t do anything about it. As opposed to us who live in border states, most parts of the country are not [yet] touched by the illegal problem so there´s no interest in it. All you need is to look at the polling data; immigration sits on the very bottom the totem pole of concerns. Like Rome invaded by the neighboring tribes in its day, there will be no solution to the invasion unless/until the citizens take responsibility for it and organize; a civil revolt will do it, if enough people participate. Nothing else has, so far.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    47 persons like this.


   

 

B-G1-LC


 
Reply 23 - Posted by: bugboy, 7/7/2014 10:39:51 AM     (No. 9913690)

There is no doubt about that comment. If you start looking at all the pieces there seems to be a puzzle picture forming.

Look at the stories you read here every day. Government buy large amounts of ammo, secret facilities, arming police forces with military grade weapons and vehicles, attempts to disenfranchise americans from the second amendment, government send swat teams and threatening military response to range grass war, government not protecting the borders.

How can all the pieces not form a picture to this puzzle?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    29 persons like this.


Reply 24 - Posted by: Harlowe, 7/7/2014 12:03:05 PM     (No. 9913799)

#5, #12 – Using children as a self-serving means to an end may not end well for each and every individual who is a willing participant in such an effort—and that includes those in the mainstream media already guilty of selective reporting that put this country on the horrific path of destruction it now faces: “And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.’” ~ Matthew 25:40

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    18 persons like this.


Reply 25 - Posted by: MDConservative, 7/7/2014 12:35:13 PM     (No. 9913843)

Yes, # 23/25, Rick Perry can do more than dub the US government for law enforcement overtime. He can put the state police to block the roads to "stand in the door" to confront the Border Patrol and Obama´s dereliction of duty. It´s all about the "optics" and public opinion. Public opinion does not support dismantling the border, if polls are to be believed. Otherwise Perry is just another in a long line of tough talking Texas politicians, all hat and hot air.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    37 persons like this.


Reply 26 - Posted by: stjohnswood, 7/7/2014 3:17:17 PM     (No. 9914064)

´´Don´t mess with Texas´´, my youoknowwhat. If Rick Perry is the personification of that phrase, it´s now become a joke.

Like Jan Brewer, the only thing Rick Perry´s going to do is talk, and talk some more -- and hope you´re all impressed enough to forget his words the last time he ran for president -- when he sought to smear all Americans who wanted a fence, wanted employer verification, and wanted immigration laws reasonably enforced as ´´bigots´´ and ´´heartless´´.
Two years ago Rick Perry was still defending his position AGAINST any kind of fence, as well as AGAINST using employer verification.

Don´t mess with Texas? What´s he planning to do? Talk your ear off? Warn respectfully with a sterner look on his face? Stomp his foot? Use bigger words? Judging by Perry´s LACK of action, think Obama&Co are worried?
If ever proven wrong, will be so happy to eat these words, but it´s not looking likely to happen.

If Rick Perry had it in him to take any kind of courageous action (instead of just courageous-sounding campaign rhetoric ala John McCain), he´d probably be doing it right now. He´d have probably started putting some of those words into action a year ago, or THREE.
Rick Perrys´ ´´conservatism´´ IS good for Texas business.
So.
Good luck pinning any hopes on Rick Perry. It seems he´s also in the bag for the ChambersOfCommerce (not Texas) and he´s been there since at least ´06.
It´s really all too bad. He looks good with the glasses. Useless little... whatever (something Yiddish).

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    20 persons like this.


Reply 27 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/7/2014 3:28:38 PM     (No. 9914084)

I´m with Perry on the fence. It´s a stupid idea for Texas terrain, although it might work for New Mexico and parts of Arizona. I´m not sure what being "in the bag for the Chambers of Commerce" exactly signifies. Most GOPers get donations from the CoC because Republicans are very pro-business. Yup, Rick Perry is pro-business.

No one is required to like him, however.



  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    20 persons like this.


Reply 28 - Posted by: stjohnswood, 7/7/2014 4:11:59 PM     (No. 9914137)

Not to make this into a conversation, but yes, probably should have left off COC accusation. It´s not easily provable.
Two questions.
The fence. American industry is really not clever enough to tackle Texas terrain regarding an effective fence deterrent?
Why has (at least in recent past) Rick Perry been against utilizing E-Verify?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    15 persons like this.


Reply 29 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/7/2014 4:28:48 PM     (No. 9914154)

Last post.

The Texas border with Mexico is the Rio Grande River. The terrain is deep canyons, rocky ravines, mountains and, in addition, ranchers on each side of the river need access to the water for their livestock. The experts who have surveyed the border and offered their opinions almost all state that a wide border of as much as 100 feet would be required on the north side of the river. That would obviously block off livestock access.

Perry has quoted the Department of Homeland Security as stating that only about half of the inquiries to E-Verify get accurate responses. He has said over and over he´s all for a verification system, that such a system is vital, but that E-Verify is so unreliable it´s useless.



  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    15 persons like this.


Reply 30 - Posted by: busterman, 7/7/2014 5:17:12 PM     (No. 9914196)

It´s not a conspiracy at all. The Federal Government released a Request For Proposal (RFP) for contractors that could handle an influx of unaccompanied children, which were expected to number 60,000-70,000.

This RFP was released in January 2014.

It´s not a conspiracy. It´s a fact that they are actively destroying this country.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    17 persons like this.


Reply 31 - Posted by: TXknitter, 7/7/2014 7:08:56 PM     (No. 9914327)

@#7, I know. You are right. That´s why Murrieta folks seem to be the only town with some serious cajones. God bless them. They are not sitting home afraid to hurt Hispanic sensibilities. They refuse to do nothing. Yes, the Feds will fight back. If we won´t do anything because the Obama government will fight back, what does it say about us?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    40 persons like this.


Reply 32 - Posted by: web, 7/7/2014 7:21:56 PM     (No. 9914340)

There is no "theory" about it. The government advertised for transport for unaccompanied minors, clear back in January. This was a planned operation, to overwhelm the system, flood the country with illegal aliens and who knows what else - Gang members, terrorists, etc. Transporting minors across state lines for illegal purposes is a major infraction of the law. Who is going to prosecute Hussein and his minions for this criminality?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    20 persons like this.


Reply 33 - Posted by: stablemoney, 7/7/2014 8:45:56 PM     (No. 9914435)

Very articulate defense on behalf of Texas. Rick Perry is my choice for president.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    14 persons like this.


Reply 34 - Posted by: privateer, 7/7/2014 8:50:19 PM     (No. 9914441)

If 21 is right about the Texas Rangers, Perry should deputize every single LEGAL citizen of Texas! Authorize them to be armed, show up at the border and return fire as needed.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    15 persons like this.


Reply 35 - Posted by: judy, 7/7/2014 9:01:21 PM     (No. 9914447)

Perry should have been president. I bet he´s lonely being the only republican standing up for the country. Boehner, Bush, Ryan,Cantor & McConnell are awol. Let´s see who votes for $$$ for Obama´s plan to allow 3 million illegals to stay. Congress should be cutting aid to Mexico & boycotting all products until they seal their borders. My guess is the president of Mexico & Obama are in this together. These people could not get through Mexico without both president´s approval.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    41 persons like this.


Reply 36 - Posted by: bighambone, 7/8/2014 12:01:19 AM     (No. 9914630)

Obama has been positioning himself as the champion of amnesty in an attempt to suck up as many Hispanic votes as possible for the liberal Democrats. In that respect, if you wanted to tug on the heart strings of America to buy sympathy for the illegal alien cause, which illegal aliens would you put out there for the nation to see, women and children?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    12 persons like this.



Post Reply   Close thread 791216




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "LittleHoodedMonk"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "LittleHoodedMonk"



What’s Racist, What’s Not
(As of Friday Oct. 3, 2014)
Washington Free Beacon [DC], by Andrew Stiles    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 10/3/2014 4:33:21 PM     Post Reply
Liberals tend to devote a significant portion of their daily lives to proving how not racist they are. One particularly expedient way of doing this is to declare that something a conservative has said or done is totally racist, and then to place oneself in opposition to the thing that was racist: “See, I’m not a racist!” As result, the List of Things That Are Racist has grown incomprehensibly long. The Free Beacon‘s devotion to public service obligates us to provide this list (not exhaustive by any means) of what liberals do and do not consider to be racist. Things That Are Racist: 1. Talking about Ebola (Salon) - 2. Describing the Hong Kong

Bell Gardens mayor abused
wife for years before she
shot him, lawyer says
Los Angeles Times, by Kate Mather & Richard Winton    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 10/2/2014 4:26:28 PM     Post Reply
Attorneys representing the wife and children of slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo on Thursday described a "difficult and intolerable" home life marred by years of domestic violence that culminated in a fight this week that left the politician dead. (Snip) The mayor punched the teen in the face, prompting his wife to grab Crespo´s handgun and shoot him three times in the upper body, said sheriff´s Lt. Steve Jauch, who is overseeing the investigation. Lyvette Crespo´s attorney, Eber Bayona, told reporters Thursday that her husband´s death was a "very tragic loss for the family." But, he said, his client had long been

Up to 100 possibly exposed to
U.S. Ebola patient; four isolated
Reuters, by Lisa Maria Garza    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 10/2/2014 2:17:52 PM     Post Reply
Up to 100 people may have had direct or indirect contact with the first person diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in the United States, and four people have been quarantined in a Dallas apartment, health officials said on Thursday. (Snip) CNN reported that a Dallas woman who had a child with Duncan said he had sweated profusely in the bed they shared at her apartment. She said the sheets where he had lain were still on the bed. The woman, whom CNN identified only as "Louisa," is quarantined in the apartment with one of her children, who is 13, and two visiting nephews in their 20s (Health officials described them as relatives

Turkey approves military operations
against ´IS´ in Syria and Iraq
Deutsche Welle [Germany], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 10/2/2014 2:03:21 PM     Post Reply
Turkey´s parliament voted 298-98 on Thursday in favor of launching military operations across the border in Syria and Iraq, in a bid to combat the self-proclaimed "Islamic State" (IS). Despite opposition from two parties, many had viewed passage of the motion as a foregone conclusion. The legislation comes as IS attacks have caused thousands to flee the Syrian town officially known as Ayn al-Arab, but called Kobani by its Kurdish majority population, across the border from Turkey, despite airstrikes by the US-led coalition on the group´s positions in Syria since last week and in Iraq since early August.

Reuters Reporter Dismantles Obama
Administration Spin On ISIL
Washington Free Beacon [DC], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 10/1/2014 6:10:45 AM     Post Reply
Reuters correspondent Arshad Mohammed caught State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki in a trap with a pointed line of questioning regarding the Obama administration’s knowledge of and response to the rise of ISIL. “Is the basic point you’re trying to make that you–that the administration fully grasped the threat posed by ISIL and took aggressive and effective action to confront that threat from the beginning of the year?” Mohammed asked. “Is that what you’re trying to argue?” “Yes,” Psaki said. “If that’s the case, if your actions were so effective and so aggressive, how is it that since the beginning of the year

CDC: Ebola confirmed in Dallas patient
WFAA-TV [Dallas, TX] **, by Janet St. James & Josh Davis *    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 10/1/2014 5:35:31 AM     Post Reply
Dallas - A patient in a Dallas hospital was confirmed Tuesday to have the deadly Ebola virus, the Centers for Disease Control said Tuesday. (Snip) September 19: The adult patient boards a flight to the U.S. in Liberia after being screened for Ebola symptoms - September 20: The patient arrives in the United States - September 24: Patient shows first symptoms of Ebola - September 26: Patient seeks initial medical care - September 28: Patient admitted to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas - A Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital spokesman said the patient has been in isolation since he arrived on Sunday,

Chris Matthews vs. Ezekiel Emanuel on
Ebola: "Obama Said It Was Unlikely.
It Has Happened. It´s Here"
Real Clear Politics, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/30/2014 8:46:42 PM     Post Reply
On MSNBC´s Hardball tonight, host Chris Matthews argued with Obamacare architect Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel about President Obama saying it was "unlikely" that an Ebola case would strike the U.S. "Obama said it was unlikely. It has happened. It´s here," Matthews said. Dr. Emanuel said there is some "fear mongering" going on here, but Matthews said he was just quoting the president and stating facts. Here´s a bit of the argument that lasted nearly ten minutes: Chris Matthews : I´m just trying to follow the logic here. Everybody´s being told, don´t worry unless they have the infectious symptoms, you can see them,

Eric Holder’s exit leaves a
complicated vacuum to fill
Washington Post Writers Group, by Ruth Marcus    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/30/2014 8:34:01 PM     Post Reply
Who’ll be the next attorney general? Washington’s favorite parlor game is filling Cabinet vacancies; I like playing as much as the next pundit. (Keep reading!) Still, the more telling question is: Why are we playing this game at all? Why wasn’t the White House, which knew for months that Eric H. Holder Jr. was itching to leave, ready to roll with a successor? More important, given Holder’s foot inching toward the door, why did it not time this departure more intelligently — rather than having it arrive just before an election and the prospect of Democrats losing control of the Senate?

Oregon pols battle over when to
pull plug on costly ObamaCare website
Fox News, by Dan Springer    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/30/2014 6:03:32 PM     Post Reply
Cover Oregon was supposed to be a shining example of ObamaCare at its best. The state insurance exchange for the state of Oregon received $300 million in federal grants to launch a state-of-the-art website. But it never worked, and not a single Oregonian was able to sign up for health care from start to finish. So now, Oregon is in the process of pulling the plug on the site and switching over to the federal exchange and HealthCare.gov -- but the question is, how quickly they can do it. “We need to move forward and do the best thing for the people of Oregon,” Republican State Sen. Tim Knopp said, “and I think that’s ending Cover Oregon as

Fox News Nabs
Historic Cable Ratings Victory
Hollywood Reporter, by Michael O´Connell    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/30/2014 5:55:49 PM     Post Reply
From the crisis in Ferguson, Mo., to the cultural impact of Robin Williams´ and Joan Rivers´ sudden deaths and all the way up to recent round-the-clock coverage of U.S. strikes on ISIS, cable news has been heavily occupied. The last three months have been so big, Fox News Channel just clocked its first quarter with the most-watched primetime across all of cable in more than a decade — even besting USA and ESPN. The average 1.79 million viewers between 8 p.m. and 11 p.m., Monday through Friday, gave FNC its first quarter atop the dial since the Iraq War broke out in 2003. Expanding that block by an hour,

Exclusive: Secret Service missed
man with gun in elevator with Obama
Washington Examiner [DC], by Susan Crabtree    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/30/2014 5:49:33 PM     Post Reply
A man with a gun that the Secret Service did not know about rode in an elevator with President Obama during his visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta on Sept. 16. The previously undisclosed breach, confirmed by two sources familiar with the case, raises new questions about the agency´s ability to protect the president. The incident, which took place three days before an intruder jumped a fence and sprinted inside the White House, involved a failure in Secret Service advance work to prevent an armed man from coming into close proximity with Obama while he was visiting the CDC to receive a

U.S. to spend $9 million to
find lawyers for unaccompanied
minorsin nine cities, including Dallas
Dallas Morning News [TX], by Michael Lindenberger    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/30/2014 4:55:17 PM     Post Reply
Washington - The Obama Administration announced Tuesday that it will pick up the bill for immigration attorneys who will be assigned to unaccompanied children from Central America and elsewhere who are stopped at the U.s. border. Dallas and Houston are two of a handful of cities where the money will be spent, a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said in a phone call to The News Tuesday. The program starts today and will be funded with $9 million between now and the end of the next fiscal year. In all, the funds are estimated to be enough to pay for lawyers for more than 2,600 children.



Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



Lena Dunham: I Was Raped By
a ´Campus Republican´ In 2008

47 replie(s)
Breitbart Big Hollywood, by John Nolte    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 10/3/2014 8:29:26 PM     Post Reply
In her just-released memoir, 27 year-old "Girls" star Lena Dunham claims that as a 19 year-old Oberlin College student in Ohio, she was raped by a college Republican. In the first chapter that addresses the encounter, Dunham describes the "ill-fated evening of lovemaking" as awkward and hollow. The most sensational moment comes from the fact that "Barry" wasn´t wearing a condom. In the next chapter, Dunham backtracks with the claim that she´s an "unreliable narrator" and accuses "Barry" of rape: [I]n another essay in this book I describe a sexual encounter with a mustachioed campus Republican as the upsetting but

EXCLUSIVE: Ousted Secret Service chief
was ´sandbagged´ by ´p***ed off agents
who had had enough´ of her and thought*

41 replie(s)
Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 10/2/2014 9:11:57 PM     Post Reply
A recently retired Secret Service agent told MailOnline on Thursday that former director Julia Pierson´s resignation will be welcomed by the agency´s rank-and-file because ´people in the service thought she was a joke from Day One.´ He attributed her swift fall from grace to a cadre of ´p***ed off agents who had had enough´ of feeling disrespected by the service´s first female director. ´Putting her in charge was part of the [Obama] administration´s push to feminize the service after the "hookergate" nightmare,´ the agent said, referring to agents who were fired after patronizing prostitutes during a security-check trip to Colombia

The Case for Panic
32 replie(s)
Washington Free Beacon, by Matthew Continetti    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 10/3/2014 5:27:33 AM     Post Reply
Deadly, irrational, and determined, the intruder snuck across a weakened perimeter. Eluding capture, the intruder was detained only after missteps and close calls. The spin began soon after the threat was isolated. Information was selectively leaked. Half-truths and untruths were uttered. Responsibility was avoided; privileges and credentials asserted; authority reasserted. Trust us. Remain calm. Don’t panic. This is the template of recent events. A mental case jumps the White House fence. He makes it to the East Room before he’s tackled by an off-duty Secret Service agent. Initial statements turn out to be misleading or false. We discover that lapses in

28 words that Democrats
really wish President Obama
didn’t say today

26 replie(s)
Washington Post, by Chris Cillizza    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 10/2/2014 10:48:52 PM     Post Reply
President Obama was at Northwestern University on Thursday to deliver an economic speech that, he and his team hoped, would lay out the case for why the public is better off today than they were six years ago -- even if they didn´t feel it in their everday lives. Instead, Obama just gave every Republican ad-maker in the country more fodder for negative ads linking Democratic candidates to him. Here are the four sentences that will draw all of the attention (they come more than two thirds of the way through the speech): "I am not on the ballot this

The View looking to add cool-down room
for the ladies after Whoopi Goldberg and
Rosie O´Donnell come to blows in front
of studio audience

25 replie(s)
Daily Mail [UK], by Chris Spargo    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 10/2/2014 10:52:17 AM     Post Reply
A recent fight between Rosie O´Donnell and Whoopi Goldberg has producers at The View looking to add a cool-down room for the ladies. After being cut off by Goldberg during an episode last week so the show could go to commercial, O´Donnell began to express how upset she was and, after being told repeatedly by Goldberg it was not the right time to have that discussion, eventually got cursed out by the Oscar winner. Goldberg told O´Donnell, ´F*** it, I told you to leave it alone and you just don´t want to listen. If you want to go there Rosie,

Mitt Romney and 2016:
Could It Be True?

25 replie(s)
ABC News, by Alana Abramson    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 10/2/2014 1:46:59 PM     Post Reply
A presidential defeat isn’t an easy thing to bounce back from. And Mitt Romney did it twice. So it was understandable that after he lost the presidential race in 2012, he was adamant about closing the door to the possibility of a third campaign. But recently, speculation is whirling that Romney may not be so adamant anymore. When asked if he was running in a New York Times interview published earlier this week, Romney said : “I have nothing to add to the story. We’ve got a lot of people looking at the race,” he said. “We’ll see what happens.” That response, which

Meghan McCain on Secret
Service: ´I hated all of them´

24 replie(s)
The Hill (Washington DC), by Judy Kurtz    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 10/3/2014 12:30:44 AM     Post Reply
Meghan McCain joined the dog pile on the Secret Service this week, saying she’s had “nothing but horrible experiences" with the agency and likening the agents to “glorified mall cops.” The 29-year-old author and television personality, who is also the daughter of former GOP presidential candidate Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), opened up on Pivot’s “TakePart Live” about some of her interactions with the Secret Service. "I have nothing but horrible experiences with the Secret Service,” McCain said. “One of my friends called them glorified mall cops and I don´t think that´s terribly far off. I found them cliquey. I hated

Some Blacks See Secret Service
as Flawed Shield for the President

23 replie(s)
New York Times, by Peter Baker    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 10/3/2014 12:16:43 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — Representative Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland was at the grocery store the other day when he ran into an elderly black woman who expressed growing concern about President Obama’s safety. Why, she asked, wasn’t he being better protected by his Secret Service agents? The furor that led to this week’s resignation of the director of the Secret Service resonated deeply among blacks, outraged that those supposed to be guarding the first black president were somehow falling down on the job — and suspicious even without evidence that it may be deliberate. “It is something that is widespread in

White House says it has
Ebola virus under control

23 replie(s)
The Hill [Washington, DC], by Sarah Ferris    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 10/3/2014 6:55:38 PM     Post Reply
Top White House officials on Friday worked to reassure the American public that the national response to Ebola is under control. Leaders of the country’s health, defense and military branches stressed that they are taking the right steps to contain the spread of the deadly virus, which was first diagnosed in the U.S. on Tuesday. Top White House officials on Friday worked to reassure the American public that the national response to Ebola is under control. Leaders of the country’s health, defense and military branches stressed that they are taking the right steps to contain the spread of the deadly virus, which

California’s next big political fight:
Plastic grocery bags

22 replie(s)
Washington Post, by Reid Wilson    Original Article
Posted By: garnet- 10/3/2014 9:19:26 AM     Post Reply
Go to a grocery store in California and buy all the milk, eggs and vegetables you want. But there’s one thing you won’t find at the checkout line, beginning July 1, 2015: Plastic bags to carry your stuff home. Gov. Jerry Brown (D) on Tuesday signed into law a ban on single-use plastic bags, making California the first state to prohibit stores from using the ubiquitous carry-alls. Shoppers will be charged 10 cents for every paper bag and heavy-duty plastic bag they use. “This bill is a step in the right direction,” Brown said in a press release announcing his approval. “It

Lindsey Graham Mulling White House Run
22 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Alex Pappas    Original Article
Posted By: jackson- 10/3/2014 1:37:53 PM     Post Reply
The hawkish Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina says he is thinking about running for president in 2016. In an interview with Stephen Hayes of the Weekly Standard, the senator, running for re-election to the Senate this year, said: “If I get through my general election, if nobody steps up in the presidential mix, if nobody’s out there talking — me and McCain have been talking — I may just jump in to get to make these arguments,” Graham said. Graham, 59, also dismissed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, 43, as a presidential candidate, saying he is too young. “He’s a good

Hillary Gets Tocqueville
Wrong By 100 Years

21 replie(s)
Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 10/2/2014 11:31:10 AM     Post Reply
Speaking at a Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors event last night, Hillary Clinton decided to talk about Alexis de Tocqueville. The problem? She got it wrong -- by about a hundred years. "There´s a wonderful phrase that was first used by Alexis de Tocqueville, who came to the United States in the very early 1930s and traveled around our country," said Hillary Clinton, a probable 2016 presidential candidate. "And he was so amazed at how Americans organized themselves -- you know, coming from aristocratic Europe, which was totally top-down and hierarchical -- he couldn´t believe how many of us were joiners.


Post Reply   Close thread 791216





Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google



© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

FS