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Obama Just Summed Up The State Of
The World In One Depressing Sentence

Business Insider, by Brett LoGiurato

Original Article

Posted By:Desert Fox, 7/17/2014 12:48:43 AM

After President Barack Obama breathlessly addressed four different foreign-policy issues during a 10-minute statement, he summed up the state of a crisis-filled world in one sentence. "We live in a complex world and at a challenging time," Obama said. Obama touched on the laundry list of global flashpoints situations during a statement from the White House on Wednesday — the disputed elections in Afghanistan, the negotiations on Iran´s nuclear program, the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, and, finally, the conflict in Ukraine. The most significant recent development in these situations was the announcement of new sanctions on Russia shortly before the president spoke. Obama described those

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 7/17/2014 1:01:43 AM     (No. 9928100)

...doesn´t sound all the tranquil to me...



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Reply 2 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/17/2014 1:35:45 AM     (No. 9928118)

He certainly did his part to make it challenging.

So goes the USA, so goes the rest of the world.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/17/2014 2:50:06 AM     (No. 9928188)

I didn´t listen to the putz. Was Bush or global warming the culprit again?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Janjan, 7/17/2014 6:49:34 AM     (No. 9928277)

Someone had to brief him on all that boring stuff before he came out. Hard to keep track of that plus tee times and vacation plans. No one appreciates how hard his job is.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JoniTx, 7/17/2014 7:00:14 AM     (No. 9928293)

The entire event was read by the prez. Not one word ´spoken´ by him....all written by ´who knows?´...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: M2, 7/17/2014 7:10:51 AM     (No. 9928303)

Of all the trite analyses he could have made, the least he could have done was to tell us something we didn´t already know or something that wasn´t always true.

"We live in a complex world and at a challenging time," Obama said.

No kidding. Our world has always been complex and challenging. If there were not other wars and other economic problems at other times, there was pestilence, famine, plagues, domestic and foreign mayhem, devastating acts of God and other myriad problems that were "complex" and/or "challenging".

That statement is typical of a lazy mind that cannot think of something other than trivia. Does he think this is all just a game of strategic three-dimensional chess with no humanitarian or spiritual aspects to it? Apparently.

But this is amazing:

On the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Obama said the U.S. would continue to look toward all diplomatic options to produce a ceasefire — hopefully within the next day.

How long do you "continue to look toward all diplomatic options"? Is there a stale date on that tired quasi-solution? Any cease fire that comes out of diplomacy will be short-lived, as always. Why he thinks he can change that pattern is beyond comprehension.

He quickly added Israel "has the right to defend itself" from a barrage of rocket attacks.

Everyone knows that he doesn´t believe that. He abhors Israel and pays lip service to her defense only for the $ he gets for Democrats from American Jews. He would be at his happiest (if happiness is even possible for this hostile passive-aggressive neurotic) if Israel were to be decimated by the Muslim Brotherhood or anyone else who will take on the shovel-ready job.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 7/17/2014 7:12:39 AM     (No. 9928305)

Obama is the name of our national shame.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 7/17/2014 7:19:44 AM     (No. 9928314)

Conspicuously absent was any mention of the crisis on our southern border. But then, according to him and the Democrats, there is no crisis. The border is secure.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: OhMy, 7/17/2014 7:23:11 AM     (No. 9928319)

He admits the world is in chaos but the fact that his weakness is causing it is ignored. The only bright spot is he didn´t lay the blame on Bush this time - a slight improvement. The blame should go to Romney. He fought his rivals in the primaries and let this putz win in the general election. He should have the blame for all this and be disqualified from getting the nomination again. Barry should not get the blame because we all know he is such an ideologue it is impossible for him to break with marxist theory which does not work and cannot work. The ongoing disaster is entirely predictable. You put him in office and this is what you will get. The only way to stop him now is for large numbers of his democratic supporters to turn on him - unlikely.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: snapper451, 7/17/2014 7:33:17 AM     (No. 9928332)

He says this and then finalizes plans for his next vacation, on our dime.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/17/2014 7:50:03 AM     (No. 9928343)

Give it up #9. Zippy "won" through massive voter fraud, using the IRS to target TEA party groups, and idiotic Republican voters who didn´t like the Mormon. The chaos in the world and America´s inability to deal with it is the fault of 0bama, Jarrett and the rest of the evil creatures in this administation, plus the gimmedats and leftist loons who voted for them.

Just imagine what the US and the rest of the world would be like right now if Romney hadn´t had the election stolen from him.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Rinktum, 7/17/2014 7:50:58 AM     (No. 9928345)

Does anyone who listens to him believe a word that comes out of his mouth? He has no solutions to these problems because he created them either by design or his failure to lead. It is hard to believe that one man could be responsible for so much damage and this article failed to mention any domestic crises of his making which are many. His focus right now is on his golf game and coming vacation. Things are moving along just as he planned. It is chaos everywhere you look. Not bad for a community organizer!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Melody, 7/17/2014 7:54:24 AM     (No. 9928350)

We would like ´´to see concrete actions and not just words´´ from our own government. How does he even dare to use such a phrase about other countries?

We didn´t get where we are accidentally. Which reminds me that Ronald Reagan said in his day, ´´I don´t think you can overstate the importance that the rise of Islamic fundamentalism will have to the rest of the world in the century ahead . . .´´ That ´´rise´´ has been orchestrated. The cost for some very bad mistakes on the part of some of our populace is and will be very high.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: privateer, 7/17/2014 8:00:52 AM     (No. 9928356)

With respect, O.P., I disagree he is the architect of all this. He is more like the messenger boy, for a hideous cabal of: Spooky Dude, NWO, World communism and the Global Caliphate. To give him his due, he is actually the hit man...but the foregoing have authorized the contract.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: dodge boy, 7/17/2014 8:00:59 AM     (No. 9928357)

Obie can also sum up in one sentence the state of his presidency. "I Barack Obama do not solemnly swear to uphold the Constitution of the United States of America"........

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Reply 16 - Posted by: strike3, 7/17/2014 8:01:12 AM     (No. 9928359)

I wonder if obama can think and speak any better when he isn´t stoned. We´ll probably never find out.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Felixcat, 7/17/2014 8:12:49 AM     (No. 9928385)

Bin Laden was correct - people flock to the strong horse. And Obama is not the strong horse - never was and never will be and never cared to be one. How I despise all those who voted (twice!) for this joke of a President.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: NessunDorma, 7/17/2014 8:16:09 AM     (No. 9928391)

The world has long been complex and the times challenging. This president has nothing new on his plate. It´s just that he´s particularly inept at dealing with the complexities of these times and not in the slightest up to the challenges they present.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 7/17/2014 8:42:31 AM     (No. 9928430)

When someone is an incompetent ideologue everything becomes MUCH harder. Excuses are easier than action and the Russians find BO´s sanctions amusing, like a child playing with toy soldiers. BO bullies the US people but the world knows he is a pathetic loser.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: techwreck, 7/17/2014 9:02:37 AM     (No. 9928463)

"We live in a complex world and at a challenging time".

So let´s go on vacation and play golf!

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Freeloader, 7/17/2014 9:16:08 AM     (No. 9928490)

My "depressing" one sentence summary of America´s first undocumented Communist POTUS---The young man doesn´t possess the needed walking around "common sense" necessary to manage a successful airport shoeshine stand.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 7/17/2014 9:34:54 AM     (No. 9928520)

All going according to Plan....

I don´t know why anybody expects him, or anyone else in this Admin, to do anything differently. They have a goal, and the strength, health and vitality of the United States and her place in the world, is not it.

Global, one-world governed oppression. That´s closer to what they´re looking at and escalating toward.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 7/17/2014 9:42:50 AM     (No. 9928537)

"We live in a complex world and at a challenging time," Mr. Obama did not read this pap for you, dear reader. It was meant for the ignorant masses (and their liberal shepherds) who put him in absolute power over us.

It translates as, "Don´t blame me...the world is tough on a black man trying to make things better."

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Reply 24 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan, 7/17/2014 10:15:07 AM     (No. 9928585)

The world wouldn´t be so "complex" and the times so "challenging" if we had a president that cared a whit about the country and competently did the right things. This bloviating narcissist has had it in for America since Day One. Destroy, confuse, attack, devalue, corrupt, rinse and repeat.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Scribelus, 7/17/2014 10:20:38 AM     (No. 9928598)

President 43.1 could perform the single decent act of his shameless reign by simply resigning, effective immediately.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: nevernaught, 7/17/2014 10:35:28 AM     (No. 9928623)

Obama and his minions slide from one disaster and failure to another. We are being invaded by tens of thousands of terrorists and other illegals through our southern border. Harry Reid´s response is ´our borders are secure´. Someone put him in a straight jacket and throw him overboard. He is completely insane.

The world is in chaos and Obama thinks everything is just fine. Just a few problems here and there, but hey, Kerry is on the job. Psst... the Russians are going to establish new bases in Cuba and then build some new missile launching pads.

I think the new Cheese Eating Surrender Monkeys live in Washington DC. The greatest country in history is down on its knees and our sovereignty is a thing of the past.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: dman, 7/17/2014 10:42:46 AM     (No. 9928631)

Again:

"complex" = corrupt

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Reply 28 - Posted by: ArtieC, 7/17/2014 10:54:58 AM     (No. 9928649)

And worst of all, Elvis is still dead.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: chicodon, 7/17/2014 11:04:09 AM     (No. 9928667)

doublespeak (´d?b?l?spi?k)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the practice of using ambiguous language regarding political, military, or corporate matters in a deliberate attempt to disguise the truth.

It´s the liberal M.O.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Citizen Plain, 7/17/2014 11:44:06 AM     (No. 9928732)

How did this manchild earn a graduate degree?

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Jubilationtcornpone, 7/17/2014 11:47:10 AM     (No. 9928741)

The world is never too challenging or complex to do the right thing.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Pepper Tree, 7/17/2014 12:16:47 PM     (No. 9928810)

"We live in a complex world and at a challenging time"

And with that, he stuck out his tongue, blew a raspberry, and skipped off waving his arms like a butterfly.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: GOPinTN, 7/17/2014 12:24:18 PM     (No. 9928825)

Once again,

´This is a dangerous world, and this cat isn’t remotely qualified to handle it. This guy has no clue, I promise you.´
~~George W. Bush


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Reply 34 - Posted by: garyhope, 7/17/2014 1:01:14 PM     (No. 9928895)

He´s just so deep isn´t he?

I´m just amazed that people can see and know what a complete fake, fraud and phony this pathetic guy (?) is.

Why is he never called on anything? Why don´t the media, celebrities, students, professors ask what´s behind the curtain? Why don´t they know and admit that he´s a lightweight of zero substance?

He´s the Maya Angelou of POTUS´s. All superficial gloss, pretense, attitude, affectation and a lifetime of unearned entitlement and affirmative "action".

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Reply 35 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 7/17/2014 1:59:43 PM     (No. 9928972)

Its only a complex and challenging world to idiots like Obama on the left because they think right is wrong, up is down and bad is good.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 7/17/2014 2:14:40 PM     (No. 9928989)

Obama believes the United States is too powerful, and abuses its power. Obama also believes he is correct in abdicating America´s role on the world stage, and let the rest of the world handle its problems while ignoring the fact that the United States was the world´s chief peace keeper diplomatically and militarily. Obama is also very much a social activist, and sides with the ´oppressed´ of the world.

This has created a void on the world stage, and various world powers are re-aligning to fill this void. Did Obama ever stop and think about the consequences? The United States kept the peace, and now that void is being filled by tyrants making war. Obama´s choices will come back to harm this country as well.

Obama says "Its complicated". It certainly is, and his actions have made things even more complex. Obama believes his actions are justified. He is an evil fool.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: rochow, 7/17/2014 5:01:37 PM     (No. 9929183)

Yeah,you amateur clown, you are right! And the United States lives with an intellectually and truth challenged ´president´ who is dumber than a wooden plank!
Hey, former community organizing thug, how is that comment from the new brainless spokesnoid ´we are now living on a planet with more global tranquility than ever before´ or some such grabbing you? Well, have a few more of your crack cookies, go on with your fundraising, you have done nothing else. Don´t forget that teleprompter, without it only dog feces pop out of your lying mouth!

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Arby, 7/17/2014 7:16:48 PM     (No. 9929331)

Of course the world is challenging and complex. It has always been so. With instantaneous information flow, however, the spotlight falls on those who must make decisions to ameliorate it. Since Fauxbama is incapable of making decisions, the world looks even worse.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: harper, 7/17/2014 8:34:20 PM     (No. 9929389)

`...Just imagine what the US and the rest of the world would be like right now if Romney hadn´t had the election stolen from him...``

We would be a lot worse off with Romney as President...according to the lickspittle media`s litany of non stop doom that would rain down on us in a tidal wave of lies.

But we would be a lot better off when all the lies were disregarded. For one thing, no matter how much the Dems and their media buddies dug in, yelled and screamed and bloviated on a mass scale, the economy would have rebounded as some of the crushing leftard weight afflicting it was ended.

The run on the border, 100% the fault of the Dems, would not be happening and there would also be some improvement there.

America would not be the world`s laughing stock and fewer black hats would be tempted to do a Putin. I`ll bet, for a starter, all those victims in Malaysian Airlines 777 would be alive and well.

`Caliphate`` would be just another muzzy dirty word found in horror stories and dictionaries..

And the first world would have a future that didn`t include Sharia.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Speedypetey, 7/17/2014 9:22:39 PM     (No. 9929432)

Thank goodness the president was in the state of Delaware that voted that intellectual heavy weight from the Senate Joe Biden to his long tenure. Had he been in the middle of the USA they would booed but the Democrat voters of Delaware are the best. Not the brightest, just the best.

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Conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status had their applications denied by IRS bureaucrats who called them names like “crazies,” “rabid” and other words that can’t be printed in a family newspaper. The tax agency is supposed to be run by nonpartisan, career professionals, but the latest set of emails released by the House Ways and Means Committee suggest the agency is anything but. Until the scandal erupted last year, Lois G. Lerner was in charge of the IRS division overseeing tax-exempt organizations. Congressional investigators have spent months sifting through her emails — the ones that didn’t “go missing” — to find out

Obama military downsizing leaves U.S. too
weak to counter global threats, panel finds

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Washington Times, by Rowan Scarborough    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 8/1/2014 4:49:15 AM     Post Reply
An independent panel appointed by the Pentagon and Congress said Thursday that President Obama’s strategy for sizing the armed services is too weak for today’s global threats. The National Defense Panel called on the president to dump a major section of his 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) and write a broader strategy that requires the military to fight on multiple fronts at once. It also said the shrinking U.S. armed forces, which are being downsized to fit that strategy and budget cuts, is a “serious strategic misstep on the part of the United States.” The forces’ numbers spelled out in Mr. Obama’s

O’Reilly: Why Can’t GOP Rise
Above ‘Hate’ to Get Things Done?

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Mediaite, by Josh Feldman    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 8/1/2014 10:59:00 AM     Post Reply
Bill O’Reilly obviously doesn’t care for how President Obama and the Democrats are running things, but tonight he also had some tough words for the GOP. He asked guest Kate Obenshain why the Republicans continue to remain in the muck with the left and try to “destroy one another” instead of getting things done. O’Reilly asked, “Shouldn’t they rise above it?” Obenshain argued that it’s Democrats doing all the nasty politicking and name-calling, as well as the ginning up of impeachment. O’Reilly, however, noted some conservatives are bringing it up and said there’s “plenty of hate on both sides.” Obenshain objected, “No,

Why Mitt Romney is perfectly
poised for a comeback in 2016

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The Week, by Matt K. Lewis    Original Article
Posted By: tisHimself- 7/31/2014 1:59:36 PM     Post Reply
Perhaps it says something about us that our most interesting presidential candidates swear they won´t run for president. This is true of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and it´s increasingly true of Mitt Romney. As regular readers of this column know, I´ve never been much of a Romney booster. I´ve also expressed skepticism about the notion he would run again. But let´s not let "a foolish consistency" cloud our judgment. There is reason to believe that a third try wouldn´t be an absurd venture. First, in the intervening years since 2012 — and on a range of issues, not the least of which is

U.N. condemns Israel, U.S. for
not sharing Iron Dome with Hamas

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 8/1/2014 1:25:21 PM     Post Reply
The United Nations slammed Israel for possibly committing war crimes in its fight against Hamas — and then backed that accusation by suggesting the Jewish nation ought to be sharing its Iron Dome defensive technology with the very terror group it’s fighting. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said to members of the media at an “emergency” meeting of the U.N. Human Rights Council that Israel was falling short in its duty to protect citizens in the Gaza Strip from getting killed by its rockets. “There is a strong possibility that international law has been violated, in a

Jeb Bush quietly ramping up
potential presidential bid

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New York Post, by Ian Mohr    Original Article
Posted By: tisHimself- 7/31/2014 9:29:45 AM     Post Reply
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has been traveling to New York in the past month to quietly meet with high-flying business leaders to ramp up interest in a potential presidential bid, sources tell Page Six. “He’s been meeting with groups of up to 15 people at private homes to tell them about some of his moderate points of view,” a source said. “He’s been meeting with Republicans, Democrats and independents.” Our source added, “They’re not fund-raisers. It’s for people here to get to know more about him. He’s said he has not decided whether he’ll run.” We hear that Bush was in town

EPA to Republicans: You´re making
it ´very difficult´ to do our job

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The Hill [Washington, DC], by Tim Devaney    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/30/2014 8:58:42 PM     Post Reply
A top official at the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday he is troubled by a lack of trust from Republicans concerning the EPA’s new climate rule and plan to regulate smaller bodies of water. EPA Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe said he is trying to “build a bridge” with Republicans. “I can tell you my boss [EPA Administrator] Gina McCarthy would want nothing more than to build credibility with Congress,” Perciasepe said during a hearing at the House Small Business Committee. Perciasepe plans to leave the EPA next month, but before he takes off he has been making the rounds in Congress, offering to

Pentagon: Civilian casualties
in Gaza ´too high´

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Reuters, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/31/2014 2:13:31 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon called on Israel on Thursday to do more to protect civilian life during its military operations in Gaza, saying the conflict was taking too high a toll on civilians. "The civilian casualties in Gaza have been too high. And it´s become clear that the Israelis need to do more to live up to their very high standards - their very high and very public standards - for protecting civilian life," Pentagon spokesman Colonel Steve Warren said at a news briefing. Gaza officials say more than 1,370 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have been killed in the

Immigration Aide At Center Of
Boehner-Gohmert Altercation

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Breitbart Big Government, by Matthew Boyle & Jonathan Strong    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/31/2014 8:10:08 PM     Post Reply
Speaker John Boehner´s top immigration aide was at the center of a heated dispute between the speaker and Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) at a closed-door conference meeting Tuesday, according to several people who witnessed the altercation. Gohmert, speaking to the audience of Republican lawmakers during an open mic portion of the meeting, asked Boehner whether Becky Tallent, the speaker´s immigration aide who has drawn fire from immigration hawks, had authored the House GOP bill to address the border crisis scheduled to be voted on Thursday. Boehner rose from his chair and told Gohmert to knock it off, that he was

Female secret service agents hate
being assigned to Joe Biden
because of his love of
Skinny Dipping - and consider
him the second worst assignment…
after Hillary, claims book

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Daily Mail [UK], by Paul Donnelley    Original Article
Posted By: ScarletPimpernel- 8/1/2014 8:54:20 AM     Post Reply
A new book claims that Vice-President Joe Biden upsets female Secret Service agents by swimming naked wherever he goes. The book The First Family Detail by best-selling author Robert Kessler purports to tell the behind the scenes secrets of the two most powerful offices in the world as seen by their protection details. Vice-President Biden, claims the book, ´Agents say that, whether at the vice president´s residence or at his home in Delaware, Biden has a habit of swimming in his pool nude,´ Mr Kessler writes. ´Female Secret Service agents find that offensive.´

Study: Hundreds of rules passed by Obama
administration are technically illegal

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Washington Post, by Juliet Eilperin    Original Article
Posted By: Honeybadger- 7/31/2014 8:08:55 AM     Post Reply
Over the past two years, the Obama administration has published hundreds and hundreds of rules — on how wheelchairs should be stowed aboard U.S. aircraft, how foreign trade zones should be regulated, how voting assistance should be provided for U.S. citizens overseas, and so on.There’s a problem, however: Technically speaking, these and some 1,800 other regulations shouldn’t be in effect because they weren’t reported to Congress as required. Yet there is little that lawmakers or the courts can do about it. The situation illustrates the obscure, Byzantine process used to create federal regulations — and how easily it can go awry. “It’s


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