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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

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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.
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).

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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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Capitalizing on an anticipated boom in the unmanned-aircraft industry, several US universities and colleges are launching training programs for future drone pilots. The problem: the US Federal Aviation Administration says its rules barring commercial use of drones apply to teaching programs as well, effectively prohibiting students from hands-on instruction. So the schools are teaching tomorrow’s drone pilots with simulators, textbooks and more novel workarounds. (Snip) “We don’t have to do much recruiting. They come to us,” said Dan Macchiarella, Embry-Riddle’s chairman of aeronautical science.



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Obama Thanks Muslims for
‘Building the Very Fabric of Our Nation’

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Cybercast News Service, by Barbara Boland    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 7/28/2014 6:01:11 PM     Post Reply
A statement put out today by President Barack Obama on the occasion of a religious holiday is raising some eyebrows. The holiday is a Muslim one called "Eid-al-Fitr" and the statement says: his last month has been a time of fasting, reflection, spiritual renewal, and service to the less fortunate. While Eid marks the completion of Ramadan, it also celebrates the common values that unite us in our humanity and reinforces the obligations that people of all faiths have to each other, especially those impacted by poverty, conflict, and disease. In the United States, Eid also reminds us of the many achievements and contributions of Muslim Americans to

Krauthammer: Impending White
House Amnesty Order ‘Would Be
An Impeachable Offense’

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Daily Caller, by Brendan Bordelon    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/29/2014 9:07:58 PM     Post Reply
Like many on the right, Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer is politically opposed to impeaching President Barack Obama. But on Tuesday, he declared that legally, the rumored White House order granting amnesty to as many as 6 million illegal immigrants “would be an impeachable offense” — and Obama’s talk of impeachment may be a way to preempt that pushback. Krauthammer spoke with Fox News’s Bret Baier on a panel with The Hill’s A.B. Stoddard and Fox News contributor Juan Williams. The group discussed the impeachment buzz swirling around Washington, which most observers agree is being ginned up by Democrats eager for

Mitt Romney was right about everything
in 2012. So why not Romney 2016?

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Telegraph [UK], by Tim Stanley    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/30/2014 9:00:33 AM     Post Reply
Will Mitt Romney please adopt me? The Romster has been blogging about a fantastic vacation he’s taken his grandchildren on across the southwest (go there before the barbarians cover it in cable cars) and it sounds much nicer than the holidays I took as a kid. “All totaled, we hiked over 50 miles,” he writes. [Snip] But is he right to throw away a third bid so easily? Critics may laugh at the thought of “Romney 2016: the Last Stand” and journalists may cringe at the potential boredom. Yet it’s not such a dumb idea. After all, the polls show

Hillary: Gaza´s Small Size Justification
for Hamas Housing Rockets in Schools

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Breitbart TV, by Pam Key    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 7/28/2014 2:27:06 PM     Post Reply
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told Fusion TV´s Jorge Ramos that part of the reason Hamas hides rockets in schools and civilian areas is "Gaza is small." "I´m not a military planner but Hamas puts it´s missiles, it´s rockets in civilian areas, part of it is Gaza is pretty small and its densely populated," she said as neglecting the question of whether or not Hamas should have rockets in area to begin with.

Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz Denounce
Israeli ‘Genocide’ In Open Letter

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Fox News & Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/29/2014 1:52:44 PM     Post Reply
Javier Bardem did not hold back on his feelings of disgust regarding the escalating violence in the Israeli-Palestine conflict. In an open letter sent out to the Spanish media over the weekend, he called Israel’s actions against Gaza a “genocide” and said he was outraged and ashamed by the "brutality" of the attacks. “In the horror happening right now in Gaza there is NO place for distance or neutrality,” Bardem wrote in the letter. “It’s a way of occupation and extermination waged against a people with no means, confined in a minimum territory, with no water, and where hospitals, ambulances and children

Obama admits boyhood
crush on Linda Ronstadt

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CNN, by Matthew Hoye    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/29/2014 1:56:30 PM     Post Reply
Washington – During an awards ceremony at the White House, President Barack Obama whispered in the ear of superstar musician Linda Ronstadt that he once had a crush on her. The President admitted to the crowd afterwards that, "I told Linda Ronstadt I had a crush on her back in the day " Ronstadt joined Obama on stage, along with 11 other recipients of the 2013 National Medal of Arts. No word from the singer of such hits as "You´re no good," "Desperado," "It´s so easy," and "Blue Bayou," on what she said back to the President. Obama also thanked

Scottie Dogs At Games
‘Disrespectful’ To Muslims

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Daily Beast, by Tom Sykes    Original Article
Posted By: JoElla Bee- 7/29/2014 3:56:16 PM     Post Reply
Malaysian politician says that including dogs in opening ceremony was ´disrespectful to Malaysia and Muslims´. The Commonwealth Games, which opened last week in Glasgow, Scotland in the presence of the Queen, was, like all sporting events these days, ushered into existence to the accompaniment of a lavish and visually impressive opening ceremony. But amidst the dancing mechanical giants and gay kisses, the organizers also sought to celebrate Scottishness by having each team led out by Scottie dogs wearing tartan coats embroidered with the name of the team. Social media, predictably, fell in love with the doggies, however now political and

President Obama’s competence
problem is worse than it looks

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Washington Post, by Chris Cillizza    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 7/28/2014 6:34:23 PM     Post Reply
You can understand President Obama´s current political problems -- and how those problems could make things very tough for his party in this fall´s midterm election -- in a single word. And that word is "competence". Obama was elected in 2008 on a stated promise that he would restore competence to government. He pitched himself as the antidote to "Heck of a job, Brownie" and the Bush years, the person who would always put the most qualified candidate in every job in his Administration. That the basic functioning of government would never be in question. Almost six years on from

Illegals demand representation
in White House meetings

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Washington Times, by Stephen Dinan    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/28/2014 5:30:46 PM     Post Reply
Illegal immigrants plan to picket the White House Monday afternoon, calling on fellow immigrant-rights advocacy groups to refuse to meet with the Obama administration until President Obama specifically includes illegal immigrants in any future meetings. “We are among the millions of people who will either benefit or be harmed by the decisions the President makes, and we are here to represent ourselves in any future negotiations,” said Rosi Carrasco, one of organizers, in a statement announcing the action. Billing themselves “undocumented immigrant leaders,” the organizers said they will erect a picket line to symbolize their demand. The groups are fighting

Geraldo: Every Time You Say ´Illegals´
It´s Like Fingernails on a Blackboard!

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NewsBusters, by Geoffrey Dickens    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/28/2014 8:21:46 PM     Post Reply
Geraldo Rivera hates it whenever any one around him refers to people illegally crossing the border as “illegals.” On Monday’s edition of Outnumbered he challenged FNC’s Ainsley Earhardt when she dared to use that phrase in his presence. Rivera barked: “Every time you say ‘illegals,’ it’s like fingernails on a black board!” Well Earhardt, along with a few of her co-panelists, fought back against Rivera’s insistence that the border-crossers were “law-abiding.” (video after the jump) The following is the relevant exchange as it was aired on the July 28 edition of FNC’s Outnumbered: Andrea Tantaros: Ainsley how does this move,

As fighting in Gaza rages on,
John Kerry battles perception
he’s a hapless bumbler

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Washington Times, by Dave Boyer    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 7/29/2014 10:25:42 PM     Post Reply
Israel unleashed its heaviest bombardment in its three-week-old campaign against Hamas in Gaza on Tuesday as the Obama administration battled the growing perception among Israelis that Secretary of State John F. Kerry is a hapless bumbler in search of a cosmetic truce. Diplomatic efforts remained stalled despite a death toll that Palestinian officials said rose above 1,200 on Tuesday. The shadowy leader of the Hamas military wing said his group will not cease fire until an economic embargo is ended and other demands are met. After his latest round of mediation failed to achieve a cease-fire, Mr. Kerry has been

Obama demands that Netanyahu
agree to cease-fire: Israeli TV

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New York Post, by Bob Fredericks    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/30/2014 4:27:05 AM     Post Reply
President Obama demanded that Israel agree to a one-sided cease-fire during a heated phone conversation with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to a report aired on Israeli TV Tuesday. Both leaders quickly denounced the purported transcript of their private discussion as fake. But the TV channel that obtained it, state-run Channel 1, stood by its account. In one bitter exchange, Obama declared that Qatar and Turkey — Hamas’ biggest international supporters — would mediate with the terrorists on Israel’s behalf, according to the TV channel. “I trust Qatar and Turkey. Israel is not in the position that it can choose its mediators,” the president


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