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

Washington Post, by Aaron Blake

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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.


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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!


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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:


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


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)


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?


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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Employers won’t hire her. She’s been berated with epithets like “dirty Jew.” Federal agents have guarded her house because of death threats. And she’s spent hundreds of thousands of dollars defending herself against accusations she orchestrated a coverup in a scandal that has come to represent everything Americans hate about the IRS. Lois Lerner is toxic — and she knows it. But she refuses to recede into anonymity or beg for forgiveness for her role in the IRS tea party-targeting scandal. “I didn’t do anything wrong,” Lerner said in her first press interview since the scandal broke 16 months ago. “I’m

´My kids´ defense of my family makes
my heart soar´: Sarah Palin finally speaks
out about Alaska brawl and proudly
defends ´straight-shooter´ Bristol accused
of punching a man in the face

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Daily Mail (UK), by Ashley Collman & Mia De Graaf    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/21/2014 12:04:21 PM     Post Reply
Sarah Palin has come out in defense of her daughter Bristol who allegedly punched a man in the face during a family brawl. The former Vice President candidate hailed her child as a ´straight shooter´ in a Facebook which appears to be her first veiled reference to the fight two weekends ago. The 23-year-old is said to have repeatedly hit the owner of a home in Anchorage, Alaska, during an outburst in which her brother Track broke four ribs and her father Todd was left with a bloody nose. (Tweet) It came after Willow Palin´s ex-boyfriend allegedly engage in some

The Crumbling Climate-Change Consensus
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National Review Online, by John Fund    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/22/2014 5:39:38 AM     Post Reply
The United Nations Climate Summit will begin in New York this Tuesday, but environmental activists didn’t wait. All day Sunday, they filled the streets of Manhattan for a march that featured Al Gore, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio, and various Hollywood actors. But they certainly didn’t act like a movement that was winning. There was a tone of fatalism in the comments of many with whom I spoke; they despair that the kind of radical change they advocate probably won’t result from the normal democratic process. It’s no surprise then that the rhetoric of climate-change activists has become increasingly

Afghan soldiers missing
from Joint Base Cape Cod

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Cape Cod Times [MA], by George Brennan    Original Article
Posted By: happywarrior- 9/22/2014 6:22:41 AM     Post Reply
Camp Edwards - Police and military officials are searching for three officers from the Afghanistan National Army who were engaged in a training exercise at Joint Base Cape Cod. Massachusetts National Guard spokesman Lt. Col. James Sahady said the three men were reported missing on Saturday night after travelling into Hyannis that day. “They didn´t report back (to the base),” Sahady said. “There is no indication they pose a threat to the public.” Police and base officials are cooperating in the search for the three men, identified as Maj. Jan Mohammad Arash, Capt. Mohammad Nasir Askarzada, and Capt. Noorullah Aminyar.

Robert F Kennedy Jr loses his cool
and grabs mic from reporter pushing
him about his own carbon footprint

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Daily Mail [UK], by Mia De Graaf    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 9/22/2014 2:21:31 PM     Post Reply
He was a leading figure in one of the biggest climate change marches to date. But it seems Robert F Kennedy Jr was not so forthcoming when it came to questions about his own carbon footprint. Confronted by a reporter asking if he would give up his phone and car, the environmental lawyer became visibly irate before grabbing the microphone and accusing her of ´destroying democracy´ as a member of the press. The interview in New York yesterday afternoon started with a conversation about the number of flyers produced for the event, which Kennedy Jr claimed was necessary to garner ´people power´.

Two Redheaded Strangers
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New York Times, by Maureen Dowd    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/21/2014 4:41:06 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — WHEN Willie Nelson invites you to get high with him on his bus, you go. The man is the patron saint of pot, after all, and I’m the poster girl for bad pot trips. It seemed like a match made in hash heaven. When Nelson sang at the 9:30 club in D.C. one recent night, I ventured onto the Honeysuckle Rose, as his tour bus and home-away-from-home is called. I was feeling pretty shy about meeting him. The 81-year-old Redheaded Stranger is an icon, one of America’s top songwriters and, as Rolling Stone said, “a hippie’s hippie and

Democrats Are Poised To Hold The
Senate, And It´s Conservative´s Fault

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Townhall, by Derek Hunter    Original Article
Posted By: SpeedMaster- 9/21/2014 12:25:17 PM     Post Reply
I know a lot of people are giddy at the prospect of Republicans taking the Senate this November, but that’s becoming less and less likely. It’s not because Democrats are rallying around a particular mission or set of candidates; it’s because Republicans and conservatives aren’t. It seems like I’m always writing on issues no one wants to hear are mistakes, such as messaging or social issues. But I don’t care. These things have to be said. If these columns are received like a gaseous cousin on a long car trip through the desert, so be it. Crack a window… If things continue on their current course, the GOP will not retake the Senate.

The Hillary Letters
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Washington Free Beacon [DC], by Alana Goodman    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/22/2014 3:29:20 AM     Post Reply
Note: Read the Hillary Clinton-Saul Alinsky Letters here. Previously unpublished correspondence between Hillary Clinton and the late left-wing organizer Saul Alinsky reveal new details about her relationship with the controversial Chicago activist and shed light on her early ideological development. Clinton met with Alinsky several times in 1968 while writing a Wellesley college thesis about his theory of community organizing. Clinton’s relationship with Alinsky, and her support for his philosophy, continued for several years after she entered Yale law school in 1969, two letters obtained by the Washington Free Beacon show. The letters obtained by the Free Beacon are part

Four teachings from Jesus
that everybody gets wrong

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CNN, by Amy-Jill Levine    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/21/2014 3:52:29 PM     Post Reply
It was once said, “religion is designed to comfort the afflicted and to afflict the comfortable.” Jesus’ parables – short stories with moral lessons – were likewise designed to afflict, to draw us in but leave us uncomfortable. These teachings can be read as being about divine love and salvation, sure. But, their first listeners – first century Jews in Galilee and Judea – heard much more challenging messages. Only when we hear the parables as Jesus’ own audience did can we fully experience their power and find ourselves surprised and challenged today. Here are four examples of Jesus’ teachings that everybody gets wrong: 1.

Petition Urges Obama To Let Border-
Jumper Stay In The White House

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Daily Caller, by Neil Munro    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/21/2014 5:26:31 AM     Post Reply
The man who jumped the White House railing Sept. 19 deserves the right to live in President Barack Obama’s home, just as the president is allowing hundreds of thousands of border-jumping Central Americans to live in Americans’ homeland, says a new tongue-in-cheek petition posted at the White House website. “We urge President Obama to immediately and publicly recognize that Mr. Omar J. Gonzalez, an oppressed migrant, was merely looking for a better life when he entered the White House after going over the classist, divisive and needless fence,” says the petition, which was authored by D.A. King, founder of the Georgia-based

Huma Abedin remains at Hillary
Clinton’s side despite sexting woes
with husband Anthony Weiner

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New York Daily News, by Annie Karni    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 9/21/2014 5:09:25 AM     Post Reply
When Anthony Weiner’s mayoral campaign imploded last year amid new sexting revelations, the fallout buffeted his wife, longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin. Clinton’s inner circle was furious with Weiner, and Abedin’s role with Hillary was said to be in doubt. “Huma has a choice to make,” New York magazine quoted a “close associate” of Abedin’s as saying. “Does she go with Anthony, or does she go with Hillary?” The magazine described Abedin as “traumatized” by the prospect of leaving the inner sanctum. One year later, Abedin’s marriage to Weiner appears intact, and her role in Hillary’s camp is secure. As Clinton’s personal chief

People´s Climate March projects
crowd of over 100,000 people

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New York Daily News, by Connie Lestch    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/21/2014 11:30:33 AM     Post Reply
The forecast is for people, and lots of them. The People’s Climate March is expected to bring more than 100,000 people who want to save the planet to the city Sunday. The march to address climate change, billed as the largest in history, is occurring two days before President Obama and world leaders attend a summit dealing with the same issue at the United Nations. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon — who has fought passionately against global warming — along with celebrities, CEOs and activists are expected to descend on the city for the massive event.

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