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Sarah Palin just joined the ‘impeach Obama’
crowd. That’s bad news for the GOP.

Washington Post, by Aaron Blake

Original Article

Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/8/2014 5:02:32 PM

Sarah Palin on Tuesday joined a growing chorus of Republicans calling for the impeachment of President Obama, writing in a Breitbart op-ed that the influx of young illegal immigrants over the southern border "is the last straw that makes the battered wife say, ´no mas.´ " Mixed/careless metaphors aside, this is nothing but bad news for Republicans — especially four months until the 2014 election. Palin is hardly the first GOP politician to raise the issue of impeachment over the past couple years. Others include Sens. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) and Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Reps. Blake Farenthold (R-Tex.),

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: WilliamTell, 7/8/2014 5:08:37 PM     (No. 9915697)

The headline should read: That´s bad news for BOTH the GOP RINOS and the Demorats

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Reply 2 - Posted by: richwill, 7/8/2014 5:10:14 PM     (No. 9915699)

Sarah Palin is a racist for promoting an impeachment O Hussein. (satire) It will never happen and this is exactly what Hussein wants.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ruready?, 7/8/2014 5:10:23 PM     (No. 9915701)

Listen: The democrats will tell you what they fear.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Former lurker, 7/8/2014 5:14:19 PM     (No. 9915705)

Like I go to the Washington Post for advice on what conservatives should do. We have reached the point that we are going to have to stand and fight.......if we lose at least we tried.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MissMolly, 7/8/2014 5:14:19 PM     (No. 9915706)

Listen. Some folks take Limbaugh´s tired words too seriously.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/8/2014 5:20:59 PM     (No. 9915716)

Maybe its time for Republicans to see how bad the "NEWS" is. So RINOs are afraid they may come up short so we need to play it safe. I will put up our angry base against the so called huge Democrat base any day. Obama has acted like a dictator and the country needs to air the dirty laundry.

He has far surpassed anything Nixon did.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ramona, 7/8/2014 5:24:44 PM     (No. 9915719)

I stop listening when the Mean girls show up to offer insults. I´ll tune them back in when they can explain why they admire the tactics used by their establishment lords in MS. Or if they should wish to condemn the same.
Ramona (the Pest)

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ruready?, 7/8/2014 5:25:39 PM     (No. 9915722)

GOP wants to handle this like Romney´s last debate. Once a wuss, always a wuss.

The GOP handles Obama like a mule handles a hailstorm. They just hunker down and take it.

Wusses.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: J F Ackerman, 7/8/2014 5:43:05 PM     (No. 9915738)

This is exactly what Obama and the Democrats want. Buchanan is correct... the opposition to Obama and the Democrats holds a hand full of aces for November´s election. There are two ways for Republicans and conservatives to lose, and lose big in November: pass comprehensive immigration reform this summer and completely dispirit our voters; and/or impeach Obama, thereby making the election all about impeaching the first black president in our history. It won´t be about Obama- it will be about the evil, racist impeachers.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 7/8/2014 5:45:33 PM     (No. 9915745)

Can´t convict with Harry Reid dictating to the Senate. He wouldn´t even take up the matter.
After November however.....
People pointing out impeachable offenses now aren´t hurting Republicans´ chances in November´s elections.
But starting impeachment proceedings now WOULD be counter-productive, imo.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: mws50, 7/8/2014 6:02:57 PM     (No. 9915765)

Congress needs to do something while they wait on 2017. They can take up impeachment in February.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Lalo, 7/8/2014 6:04:43 PM     (No. 9915768)

I´m not against talk of impeachment, but not until it has been clearly established to the American people exactly what has been and is being done that is unconstitutional, illegal and/or otherwise impeachable. And that hasn´t been done yet.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Javelin, 7/8/2014 6:05:08 PM     (No. 9915769)

The Democrats would love to scare their base with the charge that a GOP Senate would force Obama out. It takes a 2/3 vote to convict, so he´s not going anywhere.
Impeachment, calling everyone else a RINO, bickering among ourselves are a distraction and a big waste of time.
Donate to good candidates. Get off the couch and walk precincts with candidates. Work at a phone bank. Send the message with a big election blowback.
Forget impeachment. It is not going to happen.


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Reply 14 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 7/8/2014 6:14:36 PM     (No. 9915780)

Absolutely right ,#5- Just like the tired words of the constitution.
I sure hope that Sarah doesn´t push this in her powerful position in the senate.


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Reply 15 - Posted by: stablemoney, 7/8/2014 6:14:49 PM     (No. 9915782)

Differing views, but I think an Obama impeachment proceeding would not go as well for the democrats or the WaPo as they prognosticate. According to Obama, Holder, and WaPO, conservatives can´t legally do anything, or otherwise, and should not try, as in just give up and quit conservatives.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: horacer, 7/8/2014 6:17:23 PM     (No. 9915786)

This is silly. Palin has the right to speak out. It´s an opinion nothing more. It is not as lofty as the left wants to breathlessly make it. If I´m not totally mistaken officer Andrew McCarthy just wrote an entire book on the subject. Palins expressing her frustration with the administration, a frustration we all feel. Calling for impeachment is a way to vent. The left did it every day with Bush. No one is seriously considering impeaching Zippy.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: bubby, 7/8/2014 6:21:35 PM     (No. 9915795)

Look obama supported by his administration has done impeachable acts far more than any other President. He has committed high crimes and misdemeanors. I have no problem with Sarah stating what is obvious to most Americans who actually believe in the Constitution and the rule of law. People who are leaders are honest and confident. I believe Sarah has both and has a commitment to the Constitution rarely found in Congress. So what if it will never happen she at least took a stand against that thug obama. Something Speaker Boner or Senator McConnell never will do. Good for you Sarah!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Rael, 7/8/2014 6:21:54 PM     (No. 9915796)

And of course the left will always tell the right what it shouldn´t do.

Unfortunately the GOP is all too willing to listen to the people trying to destroy them.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Penney, 7/8/2014 6:25:07 PM     (No. 9915801)

The dem pols and beltway RINOS are as, ´peas -in-a-pod!´ Imagine THAT!?!! Yep, the current renegade statist dem/GOP leadership is for some unfathomable reason, AWOL from mainstream American citizens!

GO SARAH!!!!

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Reply 20 - Posted by: judy, 7/8/2014 6:40:10 PM     (No. 9915819)

The only time the far wing WP reports any real news is when it has Palin´s name involved.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: hamrman, 7/8/2014 6:45:34 PM     (No. 9915826)

Why is it bad? The empty chair/suit should be impeached for his wanton disregard for the American People, even though we realize in reality that this is fairy tale thinking!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Calvinesq, 7/8/2014 7:02:53 PM     (No. 9915842)

My heart is with her. My head says, "it´s too late."

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Reply 23 - Posted by: watashiyo, 7/8/2014 7:08:55 PM     (No. 9915847)

All you naysayers, ...are you INSANE?!
If there´s a serial killer preying, a rapist stalking, a pedophile loose, don´t arrest him now, but wait for the right moment!!!?
That´s what you´re saying about Hussein! Wait for the right moment to impeach him? And until that moment comes, he can continue with his lawless behavior that´s killing and destroying American way of life? How irresponsible and unpatriotic is that?!

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Reply 24 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 7/8/2014 7:19:58 PM     (No. 9915855)

The mention of Sarah Palin is a dog whistle for our resident RINO hens. Sarah Palin has better political instincts than Karl Rove, Mitch McConnell, McCain, Grahamensty and the rest of the flacid RINOs put together.

The republican estabishment doesn´t have the nads to fulfill their constitutional duty. They would rather race pimp blacks by accusing the TEA Party of being racists and vote suppressors.



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Reply 25 - Posted by: Me_Opinionated_Nah, 7/8/2014 7:37:03 PM     (No. 9915872)

I find advice given to Conservatives by WaPo “journalists” such as Aaron Blake or Dana Milbank most unsettling. Don’t you? What’s in YOUR wallet?


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Reply 26 - Posted by: zeldafitzg, 7/8/2014 7:38:19 PM     (No. 9915874)

Let´s not go in this direction. He would never be convicted in the Senate, and his hardcore supports would take to the streets looting, maiming, and burning.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: kafir091101, 7/8/2014 7:39:21 PM     (No. 9915875)

If America had been paying attention to Gov Palin, Sean Hannity and Mark Levin during the 2008 primaries, this country would not be enduring this pain and today´s GOP president´s name would not begin with an ´R´!

It is bad enough that we must endure the LOFOs that elected, and then re-elected, this Mulatto Kenyan but we are now faced with the impossible situation of having to vote for some despicable RINO POS Statist who, in essence, has been enabling that Commie/Fascist/Marxist and will not draw a clear line between themselves and that Commie-Piece-of-Crap.

There will come a day when the Stuffing-Will-Hit-The-Fan!

Benghazi, IRS, Southern Boarder, Iraq, Afghanistan, NSA, VA, EPA, National Debt, Jobs, etc.

When in hell will the American people stand up and say:

´HELL NO! We ARE NOT GOING TO TAKE IT ANYMORE´!

I just hope that I´m at least alive and conscious enough to witness it!

Kafir

PS: The most grievous danger to have ever been forced upon America is today sitting in the HW.

He makes Hitler, Tojo, Stalin and the rest of those despots with their armies and navies look like pikers as to what damage he can do to us with his ´Pen and Phone´!


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Reply 28 - Posted by: dman, 7/8/2014 8:09:06 PM     (No. 9915903)

Thanks, Sarah.

I was disappointed in your delivery at Sevierville. Perhaps you were tired from campaigning in MS. Whatever. I called it the way I saw it. Now I can gladly call a "thumbs up". Put a few points in the plus column.

It´s time that the rest of America wakes up and does what must be done.

This is a step in that direction.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: ocjim, 7/8/2014 8:30:35 PM     (No. 9915926)

Sorry to hear this. Gov Palin is right on principle of course but wrong on how to achieve results. With normal government malfeasance, impeachment makes sense. With Alinsky wise guys with the corrupt news media behind them, impeachment attempts play right into their political judo wheelhouse. Sad to say, in this woefully divided country, at best impeachment would be a most Pyrrhic victory. Not to mention an enormous distraction, which of course would be most welcomed by the little king hisself.

Gov Palin´s best contributions are as a formidable kingmaker. I wish she would concentrate on her strength.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Penney, 7/8/2014 8:37:00 PM     (No. 9915931)

Gov. Palin will discuss this on Hannity´s show tonight. -When Palin speaks, we listen! ...Her commentaries have proved her accuracy, and thus, she merits our attention.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: reilly, 7/8/2014 8:46:20 PM     (No. 9915940)


Wax this clown with a majority. But Biden could be even more NUTS.


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Reply 32 - Posted by: texsupreme, 7/8/2014 8:53:05 PM     (No. 9915945)

I really get annoyed when people express the fear that the "minorities" will "riot, burn, kill and maim" if we make them unhappy. What will we do when these fears keep us from telling zero that he can´t have a third term? We must do what is right and not cower in fear of savages.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: PI65, 7/8/2014 9:17:08 PM     (No. 9915972)

Nobody ever said Sarah Palin was the brightest politician in the world. Oh wait, some did.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/8/2014 9:27:38 PM     (No. 9915988)

Not so fast. AOL has over 2000 posts today on the article about Zippy requesting $3.7 billion and 99.9% of those people would love to see him impeached. That´s a lot of ticked off voters.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: saryden, 7/8/2014 9:34:46 PM     (No. 9915992)

How do you impeach an illegal president? Our legislators and justices are too concerned / scared for their own careers anyway to do what is right for America.
Sarah Palin is my "Joan of Arc!"

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Reply 36 - Posted by: bpl40, 7/8/2014 9:34:50 PM     (No. 9915993)

The main fear is that impeachment will drive any discussion of Democrat and 0bama misdeeds right off the table. Then again, Sarah has exhibited such unerring political instincts and sense of timing that she should be listened to.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 7/8/2014 9:40:34 PM     (No. 9915998)

Isn´t it "special" how concerned the Wah-Pooooo (a wholly owned subsidiary of the DNC) gets for the "well being" of the Republican Party?

What that tells me is just how scared the Demon-RATS are that this call is starting to get louder and louder, and how they know it will appeal positively to most conservative and moderate Americans (all but the most rabid lie-berals) since we are all sickened by the dictator-wanna-be actions of Øvomit!!!

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Reply 38 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 7/8/2014 9:59:45 PM     (No. 9916014)

Impeachment without conviction is a stunt that harms Republicans in 2016.
Putting together a legal case , with witnesses and evidence is a long process and not undertaken lightly.
It´s too late to do anything before the midterm elections.
So, impeachment talk at this time is pointless and could be used to galvanize dispirited Democrats
to the polls in November.
I think Obama´s Afghanistan ROE´s were designed to help the Taliban and should have been an impeachable crime.
Could I prove it ? No.
Would the Senate convict ? Absolutely not.
If Palin and others are going to argue for impeachment they need to provide the concrete legal evidence that Obama conspired
as president to commit a high crime .
Personally, I think he conspires every day , but, I can´t prove it and neither can Palin.
Or if she can, she should provide it to the House Judiciary Committee instead of jabbering to Breitbart.
The impeachment crowd must also name the 21 Senate Democrats , as it stands today ,
who would vote to convict and remove Barack Obama.
Otherwise this is just unhelpful hot air.


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Reply 39 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 7/8/2014 10:40:10 PM     (No. 9916055)

Listen. Some folks believe anything the GOP Establishment and their friends in the media tell them.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: tisHimself, 7/8/2014 10:59:40 PM     (No. 9916075)

Game balls for 7 and 24.

This is not 94 and an obstruction of justice charge. These are acts demonstrating a contempt for the American system of government, the Constitution that defines it and a willingness to destroy the weakened institutions upon which this country was founded.
It is a steep hill, as was Normandy. All the big guns of the major networks and media outlets are complicit, so no help can be expected. The establishment liberal republicans, as this board demonstrates, are interested only in preserving whatever self perceived influence they can. Principles apparently are for suckers and extremists.
Which leaves us with Palin. Courage personified. McConnell, Boehner, Cantor, Rove, Romney, Jeb Bush----what is one to make of their silence as the chosen one views himself an Emperor?
There can be no impeachment without public sentiment; stirring such sentiment requires leadership, not focus groups and push polls and shadow PACS. And here she stands. Again.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: kafir091101, 7/8/2014 11:09:42 PM     (No. 9916085)

#38:

Impeachment and Conviction is a Political Process and not a Judicial Process. The Federal Court system and Federal Law, and hence, ´Rules of Evidence´, have no authority over the House and Senate in this effort.

Only the authority of the US Constitution and the internal rules of the House and Senate govern these proceedings.

After the next Congress is sworn in in 2015, its a new ball game and whether or not a conviction can be achieved in the Senate, the House must IMPEACH this Commie/Fascist POS!

There has never ever been a Judicial ruling, and there never will be, on what constitutes ´High Crimes and Misdemeanors´ and there is no precedence for such hence it is the sole discretion of the House as to what constitutes reasons for Impeachment and our interpretation, or ABC´s or NBC´s or any other Commie news outlet´s interpretation means squat.

Nail the GD-Commie-Barstid to the wall and then get on with it.

Palin, and others, are just setting the stage. It is called ´Prepping the Battle Field´. Can´t you understand that?

Kafir

PS: I pray to God that I see this Crap-Head Frog-Marched out of Washington and back to Kenya!

PPS: Paging Trey Gowdy! Paging Trey Gowdy!!!!!!!!!!!!




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Reply 42 - Posted by: Pinchem, 7/9/2014 5:05:43 AM     (No. 9916203)

#5...yes almost all "Left Wing Anti-Constitution, Anti-American, Obama hindlicking, Marxist Traitors despise the USA, Limbaugh, Sarah Palin, the Tea Party, Allen West, Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, et al with their own tired outhouse words.


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Judicial Watch:
DOJ Admits Lois Lerner’s Emails Exist

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National Review Online, by Joel Gehrke    Original Article
Posted By: Doctor P- 8/25/2014 3:32:34 PM     Post Reply
A Justice Department official admitted that former IRS official Lois Lerner’s apparently missing emails actually exist on a backup server, but the government doesn’t plan to retrieve them. , “A Department of Justice attorney told a Judicial Watch attorney on Friday that it turns out the federal government backs up all computer records in case something terrible happens in Washington and there’s a catastrophe, so the government can continue operating,” Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton told Fox News’ Shannon Bream. “But it would be too hard to go get lois lerner’s emails from that backup system,” Fitton continued, paraphrasing the DOJ official.

Joint Chiefs chairman says ISIS not
a direct threat to US, won´t
recommend Syria strikes yet

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Fox News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 8/25/2014 8:16:54 AM     Post Reply
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has said that he would not recommend U.S. military airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria until he determines that they have become a direct threat to the U.S. Gen. Martin Dempsey, speaking to reporters on board a military plane traveling to Afghanistan, said Sunday that he believes the Sunni insurgent group formerly known as ISIS is more of a regional threat and is not currently plotting or planning attacks against the U.S. or Europe. ISIS has repeatedly made threats to attack the U.S. through social and conventional media. Earlier this month, in a

Democrat Michelle Nunn leads
Georgia Senate race: poll

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The Washington Times, by Seth McLaughlin    Original Article
Posted By: SpeedMaster- 8/25/2014 5:04:48 PM     Post Reply
Democrat Michelle Nunn is running ahead of David Perdue in the race for the U.S. Senate in Georgia. The WSB-TV poll found that Mrs. Nunn has 47 percent to 40 percent edge over Mr. Perdue. The libertarian candidate, Amanda Swafford, received 3 percent, and 10 percent of the respondents were undecided. The winner of the race will replace retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss. Mrs. Nunn, the daughter of former Georgia Sen. Sam Nunn, is seen as one of Democrats best bets to flip control of a GOP-held seat. Republicans need to flip six seats to win back the Senate.

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.

PBS’s Gwen Ifill: ‘There’s a
New Civil-Rights Movement’
Beginning in Ferguson

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National Review Online, by Ryan Lovelace    Original Article
Posted By: SoCalGal- 8/25/2014 11:22:47 AM     Post Reply
On NBC’s Meet the Press, guest Gwen Ifill of PBS called the unrest and violence that erupted in Ferguson, Mo., the beginning of a “new civil-rights movement.” “There’s a new civil-rights movement which has sprung up,” Ifill said. “These young people in the streets, these young people who created a social-media movement around Michael Brown, they’re not saying pass a law, they’re saying enforce the current ones.” But some people have called for new laws, and later in the program, Reverend Al Sharpton said, “Our demonstrations must lead to legislation.” Sharpton went on to say that, “We must turn this moment into

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.

Michael Brown Spent Last Weeks
Grappling With Problems and Promise

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New York Times, by John Eligon    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/25/2014 11:30:20 AM     Post Reply
FERGUSON, Mo. — It was 1 a.m. and Michael Brown Jr. called his father, his voice trembling. He had seen something overpowering. In the thick gray clouds that lingered from a passing storm this past June, he made out an angel. And he saw Satan chasing the angel and the angel running into the face of God. Mr. Brown was a prankster, so his father and stepmother chuckled at first. “No, no, Dad! No!” the elder Mr. Brown remembered his son protesting. “I’m serious.” And the black teenager from this suburb of St. Louis, who had just graduated from high

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

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.

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.

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,


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