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Rick Perry stands by Obama
immigration conspiracy theory

Yahoo News, by Eric Pfeiffer

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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

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.


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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.

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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!!!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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Reply 14 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 7/7/2014 8:14:27 AM     (No. 9913536)

Don´t know why I flipped onto Imus this morning but they played a clip of the Raddatz/Perry interview and then McGurk (sp?) and Imus talked, not about the hit job Raddatz waz trying to do, but about Perry´s glasses and how he changed them to try to look smarter.

They both commented that it didn´t work. I expect Imus to be shallow like that but not McGurk and I was disappointed in him.

Imagine Imus, a guy so smart that he ruined 80% of his life with drugs, commenting on whether someone else is smart or not.

I probably catch about 30 minutes of Imus per month by flipping through and he always is a jerk. Always.

My jury is out on Perry but I will say this, he has an awfully big mountain to climb. One he, for the most part, didn´t build.

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Reply 15 - 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.

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Reply 16 - 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.

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Reply 17 - 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.

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Reply 18 - 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.

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Reply 19 - 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.

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Reply 20 - 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.

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Reply 21 - 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.

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Reply 22 - 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.

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Reply 23 - 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.

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Reply 24 - 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?

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Reply 25 - 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

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Reply 26 - 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.

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Reply 27 - 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.
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).

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Reply 28 - 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.

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Reply 29 - 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?

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Reply 30 - 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.

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Reply 31 - 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.

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Reply 32 - 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?

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Reply 33 - 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?

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Reply 34 - 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.

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Reply 35 - 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.

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Reply 36 - 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.

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Reply 37 - 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?

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Cairo - Twice in the last seven days, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have secretly teamed up to launch airstrikes against Islamist-allied militias battling for control of Tripoli, Libya, four senior American officials said, in a major escalation between the supporters and opponents of political Islam. The United States, the officials said, was caught by surprise: Egypt and the Emirates, both close allies and military partners, acted without informing Washington or seeking its consent, leaving the Obama administration on the sidelines. Egyptian officials explicitly denied the operation to American diplomats, the officials said.

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Tepid clapping greets unpopular
Obama´s VA speech at American
Legion convention in his first
speech to group for three years

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Daily Mail (UK), by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 8/26/2014 4:00:18 PM     Post Reply
President Barack Obama faced a tough crowd on Tuesday – American military veterans – and fell flat on his applause lines as he failed to win over the American Legion´s convention-goers. The 35-minute speech seemed to have reminded the audience of the stark divide between the White House´s policy choices and the feelings of the men and women often called on to carry them out. A Virginia legionnaire who served in the U.S. Marine Corps told MailOnline that ´a small group of Obama´s admirers – and there are some here – sat near the front and tried to generate applause

Reports: Conservative-Bashers Steve Schmidt,
Henry Barbour Advising Rick Perry

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Breitbart Big Government, by Tony Lee    Original Article
Posted By: SpeedMaster- 8/27/2014 6:44:03 AM     Post Reply
Texas Governor Rick Perry has reportedly aligned himself with two of the most infamous Republican establishment operatives known for trashing conservatives. Perry is working with Henry Barbour, whom conservatives want the Republican National Committee to censure for his group´s smearing of conservatives in the Mississippi Senate runoff, and Steve Schmidt, who has elevated his profile by maligning conservatives, especially former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. Politico´s Maggie Haberman reported on Tuesday that Schmidt, the infamous hack from Sen. John McCain´s 2008 presidential campaign whose gamble to go "all-in" and suspend the campaign during the financial crisis turned up snake eyes, "has

Black Lies and White Anger
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PJ Media, by Andrew Klavan    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 8/26/2014 4:54:53 AM     Post Reply
American black people are being lied to and the lies destroy them. They are being lied to by corrupt people like Attorney General Eric Holder and Al Sharpton Jr. and Jesse Jackson and the leftists in our news media. They are being told that their poverty is due to prejudice and that the police are targeting them out of bigotry. They are being told that the dreadful existence of slum life grew out of slavery and is being perpetuated by hatred. None of this is true. Poor black people are poor because they have no family structure and get little education.

WH: Checked-out Obama
is a media myth

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The Hill, by Amie Parnes    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 8/26/2014 8:52:53 AM     Post Reply
The White House is bristling at suggestions President Obama is disconnected, checked out or out of touch. White House allies maintain that the storyline of a checked-out president is a myth drummed up by the media during the summer doldrums. “It’s bullshit,” said one former senior administration official. “This is a guy who reads 10 letters a day simply to keep in touch with the American people. He spends all his time thinking about the economy and improving lives of the American people. He’s constantly in touch.” Obama has been criticized as out of touch by critics and supporters, with the subject

DNC official: Ferguson could
boost get-out-the-vote push

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution, by Daniel Malloy    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 8/26/2014 1:40:59 PM     Post Reply
Our AJC colleague Nicholas Fouriezos passes along the following dispatch: The racial unrest caused by tensions over the shooting of black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., could be a rallying cry for Democratic get-out-the-vote efforts, according to the voter education committee chair for the Democratic Southern caucus. “There is a story beneath the story in Ferguson,” chairwoman Janet May said at the Southern Caucus meeting during the Democratic National Convention in Atlanta on Friday. May ran through the stats of the 21,000-person Missouri town: 13,000 black citizens, about 7,000 white. Five city council members– one of whom was black.

Steve Schmidt joins Rick Perry´s legal team
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Politico, by Maggie Haberman    Original Article
Posted By: BaseballFan- 8/26/2014 5:42:33 PM     Post Reply
Republican strategist and former John McCain consultant Steve Schmidt has joined the team helping Texas Gov. Rick Perry with the strategy around his indictment, POLITICO has learned. Schmidt is the latest addition to a team that Perry has been expanding with legal hands. (Snip) Earlier this week, POLITICO’s Mike Allen reported that Perry had hired former Clinton White House special counsel Mark Fabiani to a team that already included Republican lawyer Ben Ginsberg.

EPA Chief: CO2 Regulations
Are About ‘Justice’ For
‘Communities Of Color’

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Daily Caller, by Michael Bastasch    Original Article
Posted By: jackson- 8/27/2014 3:07:35 PM     Post Reply
The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed global warming regulations aren’t just about stemming global temperature rises — according to agency’s chief, they are also about “justice” for “communities of color.” “Carbon pollution standards are an issue of justice,” said EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy in a teleconference call with environmental activists. “If we want to protect communities of color, we need to protect them from climate change.” McCarthy is referring to the EPA’s proposed rule that would limit carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants. The agency says the rule will not only help fight global warming, but will also improve public

Could a wording ´glitch´ doom
Obama´s healthcare law?

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Los Angeles Times, by David G. Savage    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/25/2014 11:02:46 PM     Post Reply
When a federal appeals court ruled last month that a seemingly arcane wording flaw in the Affordable Care Act should invalidate a central part of the law, many of those who drafted the statute five years ago reacted with shock and anger. In 2009, they had spent months piecing together a compromise that sought to create a national system of subsidized insurance — but one run by the states. Now, they fear their work could be undone by what some call a "drafting error" and others portray as a political miscalculation. The judges from the U.S. Court of Appeals for

Harvard Law Professor: Ferguson
Shooting ‘Just Like’ King Assassination,
‘Even Worse’ Than Emmett Till

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National Review Online, by Andrew Johnson    Original Article
Posted By: Emerson- 8/25/2014 9:07:26 PM     Post Reply
Harvard Law School professor Charles Ogletree grouped the shooting of Michael Brown, who was fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., earlier this month, with two of the most monumental deaths American civil-rights history on MSNBC. Ogletree, a renowned legal scholar who taught President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama during their time in Cambridge, described the state of affairs following Brown’s funeral as being “just like the assassination of” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968. “This reminds us of exactly what happened years ago when I was a young kid to the great man Emmett Till,

Poll: Majorities of Black and
White People Think They Get
Along Just Fine

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Mediaite, by Eddie Scarry    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/25/2014 7:55:35 PM     Post Reply
Amid the hysteria over the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., it might be lost that most black and white Americans believe they’re not out to get each other. A new Pew Research survey shows that 75 percent of whites and 64 percent of blacks say their groups get along together “pretty well” if not “very well.” It’s a bleaker view for Hispanics, 53 percent of whom say the same. Ferguson fell into the national media spotlight on Aug. 9 when Brown, who was unarmed and black,” was shot dead by Darren Wilson, a white police officer. A St. Louis grand jury is currently deliberating whether to charge Wilson of a crime.

EPA tells new students: Only 1 napkin,
1 salt packet, 1 ketchup pouch at school lunches

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Washington Examiner [DC], by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 8/26/2014 5:40:38 AM     Post Reply
For many students, the unwelcome return to school is often sweetened with a shopping trip for school supplies and new clothes. Not anymore. As college, high school and grade school students begin returning to classes, the Environmental Protection Agency is urging students to use recycled material, even garbage, for their supplies and to shop at thrift stores for “retro fashions.” And don’t even think about taking more than one napkin or salt packet in the lunch line. “Buy smart! Purchase and use a wide assortment of supplies made from recycled products, such as pencils made from old blue jeans; binders made from old

‘My cousin is not a terrorist’: Family
says American ISIS fighter killed in
Syria was ‘humble, caring man’

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New York Daily News, by Meg Wagner    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 8/27/2014 12:40:55 PM     Post Reply
The Minnesota man who died alongside fellow ISIS fighters in Syria was "not a terrorist," his cousin claims. Douglas McAuthur McCain died over the weekend in radical-on-radical clashes in Syria. He lived in California before he traveled to Syria earlier this year to join other Islamic State terrorists. But his heartbroken cousin only remembers a humble, kind man — not a militant. "We would never believe him to be involved in anything like this. He´s just a regular person." Kanyata McCain told NBC News. "My cousin is not a terrorist." She said McCain converted to Islam about 10 years ago. While he had a

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