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Video: Pretty much everyone expressing
dismay over White House response
to world falling apart

Hot Air, by Mary Katharine Ham

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 7/17/2014 10:23:39 PM

Was the Bear loose today? If Valerie Jarrett wanted to get a hashtag going for the president, #smh might have worked. Shep wasn’t the only one baffled by the White House’s insistence on pretending today was a day for the normal shake run and spin. Via the Free Beacon, first ABC notes that the president seemed blindsided by Israel’s starting ground operations in Gaza today. Jonathan Karl cites the President’s and State Department’s optimism just hours earlier that a ceasefire would happen. Second, Gen. Barry McCaffrey wonders aloud to Brian Williams on NBC why State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki seems

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dipi, 7/17/2014 11:19:56 PM     (No. 9929574)

The same thing happened in Rome sometime back. I believe the emperor was playing his violin.
In any case, different times but the same results.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 7/17/2014 11:22:35 PM     (No. 9929578)

Barry doesn´t have a fiddle, but he´s an expert on certain wind instruments.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: steveW, 7/18/2014 1:34:39 AM     (No. 9929662)

Let´s not lose sight of the important thing here: Dear Leader Barack Hussein is a Democrat, and Democrats care about helping people. That´s why they are morally superior to us. Democrats are also concerned about social injustice and saving Mother Gaia from the ravages of constitutionalists. That´s why why they are smarter than everyone else.

So regardless of how Dear Leader appears to behave, we know he cares and is very smart. This is all that really matters, and all that will translate into votes in 2016. If Democrats were actually arrogant, ignorant, moral cowards, don´t you think the GOP would have exposed them by now, instead of constantly touting their "good intentions"? Hillary in 2016 is already almost a lock.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: msjena, 7/18/2014 6:48:49 AM     (No. 9929791)

What, me worry?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/18/2014 6:50:29 AM     (No. 9929792)

The little man has no soul. It explains everything

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Reply 6 - Posted by: pineledger, 7/18/2014 6:51:57 AM     (No. 9929794)

When Piers throws in the towel, things are pretty much irredeemable.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rinktum, 7/18/2014 6:56:48 AM     (No. 9929799)

A little OT: During the Sepcial Report video, you can clearly hear Juan Williams talking over Dr. Krauthammer which I find deplorable because Dr. K. has to make such an effort to speak. Like your typical democrat, Juan was trying to shut down any opposing viewpoint. Expect more of this boorish behavior in the future because Obama is being exposed as a failure to anyone who is rational. The one thing democrats can´t allow to happen is for the truth to come out about their boy king. However, the whole world can see what a disaster he is. Be prepared for more wailing and gnashing of teeth by the democrats because rational people can see the results of Obama´s failed policies.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: M2, 7/18/2014 7:00:49 AM     (No. 9929805)

When Krauthammer said that Obama "should make a damned decision for once in his life", I imagined millions of Americans jumping out of their chairs screaming, "Someone finally said it!"

(We have all said it but a person of Dr. K´s visibility and overall stature saying it on national TV is something else.)

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bubby, 7/18/2014 7:07:47 AM     (No. 9929812)

I don´t think the passengers on the Malaysian flight shot down nor the Jews in Israel suffering missile attacks believe that obama has "substantially improved the tranquility of the global community" as posited by his Press Secretary. But maybe his jokes made them all feel better. What an asshat we have for a President.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/18/2014 7:14:49 AM     (No. 9929825)

The problem is....Obama has made Decisions. What would America look like IF...the head of ISLAM ran our country? What would happen if a true NAZI ran our country? It would look like what it is now or even worse. Dr. K is looking at what an American President should be...but the truth is Obama is NOT an American President or an American at all. He is American´s Enemy.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: chicodon, 7/18/2014 7:21:54 AM     (No. 9929831)

No one in this government are adults. They´re all focusing on their vacations and Obama has his fundraising to do. Maybe this is what he needs to wake him up:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lr5Icp06lQI

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Joe vann, 7/18/2014 7:34:54 AM     (No. 9929852)

TERM LIMITS...FAIR TO ALL...EVEN THE VOTERS.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Freeloader, 7/18/2014 7:48:09 AM     (No. 9929870)

(A) Elect Alfred E. Kingfish as 44th POTUS = (B) A "What, Me Worry?" Administration---It´s simply the basic Laws of Physics applied to politics.

Most LDotters saw this massive "train wreck" coming down the tracks years ago.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: altoona, 7/18/2014 7:52:23 AM     (No. 9929877)

Who are the ninnies still giving funds and holding fundraisers for this destructive man and his destructive allies and policies? Let´s hear a list of prominent names, prominently stated. Then I want to know how they, individually and corporately, stand to gain from continuing this destruction of the USA and any good there is in the world.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: dman, 7/18/2014 7:57:40 AM     (No. 9929885)

This is not a matter of term limits, which I do support for members of Congress and for judges and justices. The 22nd Amendment already provides that for the POTUS. This is rather a matter of impeachment, and conditions are ripe for a serious effort. It will not succeed immediately, but a series of strategic and tactical moves can make it happen. I have postulated a specific "plan" in this regard. With appropriate "tweaks", something like it can work. Each succeeding event justifies the need and makes success more likely. But we must start - now.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: knarfski, 7/18/2014 7:58:55 AM     (No. 9929888)

How much more can this man shrink?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: rmagnus, 7/18/2014 8:12:15 AM     (No. 9929910)

Unfortunately this bear doesn´t limit his excrement to the woods - he leaves it everywhere.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: congar, 7/18/2014 8:35:10 AM     (No. 9929949)

The White House is far too busy with political correctness and planning their next posh vacation to mess around with that management thing.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: The Patriot Code, 7/18/2014 8:51:01 AM     (No. 9929972)

Operation "Fundamentally Transform the United States of America" is a smashing success. Champagne corks and confetti flying at 1600 and aboard Air Force One.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: lancer12, 7/18/2014 8:54:11 AM     (No. 9929978)

OOO-make it stop! Is the UN still ruling the world?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 7/18/2014 8:59:02 AM     (No. 9929985)

Obama wants to stay in his little cocoon of shuttling between carefully controlled media events, fundraisers, and par-tay time. And now it´s Friday - Time for the weekend! Expect some bland pronouncements about the ´tragedy´ as he heads off to the golf course.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Avogadra, 7/18/2014 9:11:59 AM     (No. 9930007)

When I see "the bear is loose" I think of ursine habits in the woods. Please, make it stop.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: cobieone, 7/18/2014 9:16:50 AM     (No. 9930016)

This article and associated videos reminds me to ask the question again... Why is anyone surprised by Zero´s behavior??? Seriously, who is surprised by this? Exactly how I expect this disaster of a president to behave. Another reason why I voted for Romney. Zero will destroy this nation!

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Reply 24 - Posted by: shamus, 7/18/2014 9:27:53 AM     (No. 9930042)

The weasel is loose.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: The Patriot Code, 7/18/2014 9:44:22 AM     (No. 9930071)

Apologies for the second post.
I am unsure as to where (or why) the "bear" moniker for 0 originated, but would like to add C.A.I.R. in front of it. He´s the CAIR bear.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: planetgeo, 7/18/2014 9:52:13 AM     (No. 9930086)

Sheer madness.

The world is burning. The drawbridges to our southern border are purposely left down, and invaders of all kinds are pouring in. Not only are we not stopping the invaders but we are actually giving them free transportation to wherever they want to go. And throngs of wealthy Americans gather to throw more funds at Obama for his fiddle playing.

Amazing.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: bluefindad, 7/18/2014 10:02:22 AM     (No. 9930097)

Referring to Obama as ´The Bear´ is the height of irony.

Examples of more apt phrases:

"The Pansy is loose"
"The weasel is loose"
"The gutless metrosexual is loose"

Make up your own...

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Reply 28 - Posted by: EnsignOToole, 7/18/2014 10:03:29 AM     (No. 9930098)

#15 gets an A+, and I thank him/her for reminding others that the 22nd Amendment covered the need for term limits for POTUS.

Also I hope #15 can somehow get across the impeachment idea to those who can make it happen. If Barry isn´t held accountable for his "high crimes and misdemeanors" now, then the U.S. Constitution and the wisdom of our Founding Fathers may as well be chucked. Along with it, there goes the freedoms and guarantees available to all American citizens. Why do I feel that they are already on their way to the wastebasket of history?

One more time, folks, the Founding Fathers provided for times like these more than two centuries ago, and they were prescient in the construction of their timeless document. The delegates to the Constitutional Convention were well aware that the nature of heads of state and leaders doesn´t change.

Ben Franklin, George Washington and the other signers were trying to prevent the weakness to which most governments succumb. They knew what Lord Acton famously observed a few years later and is still true today:
"Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely."

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Reply 29 - Posted by: h24015, 7/18/2014 10:05:04 AM     (No. 9930104)

No veo el oso (every possible pun intended).

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Eheu Fugaces, 7/18/2014 10:16:55 AM     (No. 9930119)

Obama´s most striking display of statesmanship occurred when he hastily ducked away from the microphones to get himself a hamburger -- attendance at fundraiser notwithstanding.



















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Reply 31 - Posted by: trapper, 7/18/2014 10:35:07 AM     (No. 9930148)

He ... doesn´t ... care. How many of these incidents will it take before we are willing to acknowledge this? He can mouth the words and imitate normal human emotions, but he doesn´t feel them. And not only does he not care, but often he won´t even pretend that he does.

There´s something wrong with him and it can´t be fixed. He has a piece missing from his personality. He has no compassion. No empathy. And as a result he has no human sense of proportion or priority. Whether he is a sociopath or a psychopath or a malignant narcissist is for someone else´s analysis. The upshot is he is not a complete human being. He´s a monster.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Truth Czar, 7/18/2014 10:47:09 AM     (No. 9930173)

Found it!!
Always puzzled by Barry´s cluelessness, I now believe he suffers from narcissism and ADHD/ADD...

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Reply 33 - Posted by: pensom2, 7/18/2014 10:56:21 AM     (No. 9930190)

Poor choice of metaphors. In geopolitical speak, the "bear" uniformly refers to the Russian bear.

In this instance, the Russian bear is off his chain and marauding, and the man elected to show strength and keep the bear in check is off to yet another fundraising party.

Michelle was right: Stinky is lazy.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 7/18/2014 11:06:45 AM     (No. 9930208)

#31, you just described Adolf Hitler.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: mulhaven, 7/18/2014 12:34:12 PM     (No. 9930313)

Face it. The situation brings great joy to Obama and his gang. For instance, he has been in an ebullient mood since the illegal invasion began.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 7/18/2014 12:48:08 PM     (No. 9930327)

Is his code name actually spelled The Bare ?
As in the Emperor has no clothes .
In Dreams from my Father , Barry described a fight he had with his mother when he was a senior in high school.
She, as recounted by him,
called him lazy and unambitious and criticized that his core group of friends were shiftless dopers.
His mother asked if he was going
to be a lazy bum ( Ayers substituted the inappropriate term Good Time Charlie ) all his life.
Barry responded , yup, what´s wrong with that ?
Nothing´s changed with this guy.



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Reply 37 - Posted by: zbogwan2, 7/18/2014 1:15:29 PM     (No. 9930354)

I´ve always told my wife that Obama´s perpetual smile, handshakes and pats on the back portend evil, his? The Temptation´s song below describes the Won to a T?


Smiling faces sometimes pretend to be your friend
Smiling faces show no traces of the evil that lurks within
Smiling faces, smiling faces sometimes
They don´t tell the truth uh
Smiling faces, smiling faces
Tell lies and I got proof
The truth is in the eyes
Cause the eyes don´t lie, amen

Remember a smile is just
A frown turned upside down
My friend let me tell you

Smiling faces, smiling faces sometimes
They don´t tell the truth, uh
Smiling faces, smiling faces
Tell lies and I got proof

Beware, beware of the handshake
That hides the snake
I´m telling you beware
Beware of the pat on the back
It just might hold you back
Jealousy (jealousy)
Misery (misery)
Envy I tell you, you can´t see behind smiling faces

Smiling faces sometimes they don´t tell the truth
Smiling faces, smiling faces
Tell lies and I got proof
Smiling faces, smiling faces sometimes
They don´t tell the truth
Smiling faces, smiling faces
Tell lies and I got proof
(Smiling faces, smiling faces sometimes)
(Smiling faces, smiling faces sometimes)

I´m telling you beware, beware of the handshake
That hides the snake
Listen to me now, beware
Beware of that pat on the back
It just might hold you back

Smiling faces, smiling faces sometimes
They don´t tell the truth
Smiling faces, smiling faces
Tell lies and I got proof

Your enemy won´t do you no harm
Cause you´ll know where he´s coming from
Don´t let the handshake and the smile fool ya
Take my advice I´m only try´ to school ya



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Reply 38 - Posted by: Ichiban, 7/18/2014 1:28:08 PM     (No. 9930367)

#16 -Shrinkage? Yeah, like a frightened turtle!

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Reply 39 - Posted by: rsgonner, 7/18/2014 1:29:08 PM     (No. 9930371)

#3 is on to something. The dems are too corrupt to be trusted to rule, but the beltway republicans are too stupid. I wonder when the leadership of the repubs will spend more effort attacking obozo than they do the Tea Party? Mitch McConnell, Ron Johnson, Paul Ryan, etc.. They are so afraid of being called a racist they would rather see the country destroyed than the liberal media call them the r word. If Hildebeast runs, they have to eviscerate her from the get go...but they won´t, and so the people lose yet again.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: artlover, 7/18/2014 1:54:08 PM     (No. 9930400)

I just keep hearing all this "stuff" but no one is doing anything about it. Are we not letting our congressmen,senators, Supreme Court and other leaders of our country know how we feel?? We keep talking about it, but NO ONE is doing anything about it. Obama just keeps talking his same old talk - things handed to him by his hand picked morons who know less than he does while he is off playing golf or out for hamburgers. We are snurkered and there is nothing happening about it. Boerner talks about it, but nothing happens. No one is doing anything to stop the flow of distructions from this so call president.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: caddyjak, 7/18/2014 2:20:47 PM     (No. 9930423)

Anyone notice that a total amount for each Fund Raiser is never mentioned. The collected amount should be reported along with all taxpayer´s expense for AF # 1, etc. Expenses will total about ten times collections.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: chicodon, 7/18/2014 2:38:04 PM     (No. 9930445)

#15
Unfortunately, I believe it will take a substantial loss of life or property that is laid at Obama´s feet. One of his policies that is shown to be clearly to blame. Dems will have to be harmed for them to ever go along and do the right thing.


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Reply 43 - Posted by: Me_Opinionated_Nah, 7/18/2014 4:39:19 PM     (No. 9930603)

President Barack Hussein Payola Obama… once a community organizer, always a community organizer… once a gutless, fence-straddling, “Present”-voting, puppet-on-a string, always… and so on and so forth.

Never grew up. Always a kid. Decisions? Has others make them for him. But, what about decisions that often must be defended? That’s when he bugs out for the golf course, the fundraiser, the most splendiferous vacation spot or the nearest greasy spoon, all the while meeting and greeting anyone and everyone who adores him, none of whom are likely going to be detained anytime soon from attending a nearby Mensa meeting.


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Reply 44 - Posted by: 4Justice, 7/18/2014 4:41:50 PM     (No. 9930610)

#37, that was the Undisputed Truth--not the Temptations--who did "Smiling Faces". I think their group name is very appropriate here too! Btw, that is one of my favorite songs!

This administration is made up of traitor, tyrants and corrupt monsters. Zero, himself, is self-absorbed and cares NOTHING for anyone but himself. Even his loyalty to his friends and family has limits. The sociopath doesn´t give a darn about the people he supposedly loves, why should he give a second thought to the American citizens and our suffering?



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Reply 45 - Posted by: 4Justice, 7/18/2014 4:44:47 PM     (No. 9930612)

Oops, I am sorry #37, you are right. The Temptations did that song too! I only knew of the UD version.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: StuartL, 7/18/2014 5:16:08 PM     (No. 9930658)

#27, #33 -- I usually refer to him ad the "Current Occupant," not caring to dignify him by the use of his name (any of them).

But his recent self-dubbing as "the bear" (dream on!) merits a comparable promotion. Henceforth, he´´ll be the WIC: Wanker-in-Chief, the all-around jerk (supply the last three letters yourself), with all that the term implies: onanist, egotist, idiot, and self-indulgent dolt.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: rochow, 7/18/2014 5:31:56 PM     (No. 9930672)

Let´s face it, were we actually believing that the rest of the world would sit still just because an a.....e like the amateur clown was given a second term?
An high ranking KGB officer is running the former USSR. The USA is run by a former community organizer thug who delivers from a teleprompter!
BTW, who is the pathological liar of the two? Who are you going to bet on? The dipsh.t who is having another crack cookie!?

Putin is a disciplined hard working guy. He loves his country. He does not hang out on golf courses or the mentally challenged crap that parades around in Hollywood! His moves are long thought out, they are beginning to remind me more and more of Hitler.
Not that anyone in this country would care to notice.

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Reply 48 - Posted by: franq, 7/18/2014 5:43:47 PM     (No. 9930696)

Buraq has no answers. Why would anyone expect him to have answers. His whole administration is a bunch of crony, no-account, affirmative action rogues - looking out for nothing except their next paycheck. I think Hussein has thrown caution to the wind, and is just riding out the next two years. Would that we all could be so fortunate.

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Reply 49 - Posted by: uno, 7/18/2014 6:47:13 PM     (No. 9930751)

Here´s the real reason the bear is loose...

http://earloftaint.com/2014/05/24/when-youre-just-that-full-of-it/letsmove/

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Reply 50 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 7/18/2014 8:36:05 PM     (No. 9930848)

He does make decisions, but they are behind the curtain, in secret, with selected cohorts. By the time these schemes become public, the groundwork has been laid.

He is an extremely dangerous tyrannical man because he intends to destroy the Republic.

And he does not relent. He gives us the middle finger, and strides forward in his pompous, arrogant way.

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The Supreme Court’s conservatives cleared the way Monday for Ohio to restrict early voting in the state, on the eve of the day it was to start. The court granted the state’s request to stay decisions of lower courts that threw out the state’s new plan, passed by the Republican-led legislature. But the court’s four liberal justices said they would have stayed out of the case and left those decisions in place. Ohio argued that the new plan--reducing from 35 to 28 the number of days voters could cast an early ballot--could not be seen as violating the rights of

Poll: 72% Believe U.S. Will
Use American Combat
Troops Against ISIS
NBC News, by Mark Murray    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 9/28/2014 9:17:35 PM     Post Reply
More than seven in 10 Americans say the United States will end up using its own combat troops against ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria, despite President Barack Obama’s assertion that U.S. combat troops won’t be on the ground there. This finding comes from a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Annenberg poll, which also shows that Americans are divided over the merits of using U.S. combat troops – 45 percent are in favor of using them if military commanders think they’re the best way to defeat the ISIS army, while 37 percent are opposed. President Obama has repeatedly stressed that America

Secret Service fumbled response
after gunman hit White House
residence in 2011
Washington Post, by Carol D. Leonnig    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 9/27/2014 11:06:14 PM     Post Reply
The gunman parked his black Honda directly south of the White House, in the dark of a November night, in a closed lane of Constitution Avenue. He pointed his semiautomatic rifle out of the passenger window, aimed directly at the home of the president of the United States, and pulled the trigger. A bullet smashed a window on the second floor, just steps from the first family’s formal living room. Another lodged in a window frame, and more pinged off the roof, sending bits of wood and concrete to the ground. At least seven bullets struck the upstairs residence of

How big could the House
Republican majority get in
November? Maybe the biggest
its been in 85 years.
Washington Post, by Philip Bump    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 9/27/2014 11:02:10 PM     Post Reply
In an update on Friday afternoon, one of the country´s leading independent political handicappers broadened its assessment of how many House seats Republicans are likely to win this fall. "Regardless of whether you want to call it a wave," wrote the Rothenberg Political Report´s Nathan Gonzales -- the sort of qualifier that will keep Democratic operatives up at night -- "the fight for the House continues to creep into Democratic territory." Talk of a Republican tsunami made us wonder: Where could the 114th Congress stand on the list of the most-lopsided Houses in history? After all, the party has rolled

Wow: Joni Ernst suddenly
opens a 6-point lead in Iowa
Breitbart InstaBlog, by John Hayward    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 9/27/2014 10:51:38 PM     Post Reply
Teacups are rattling in the hands of Democrat consultants across the land, as another closely-watched neck-and-neck race suddenly turns into a big lead for the Republican candidate... and it´s the race to fill the seat left behind by left-wing dinosaur Tom Harkin, no less. The Des Moines Register calls it the latest twist in an "amazing race": The ground under Bruce Braley has shifted. The Democratic U.S. Senate candidate is 6 points behind his GOP rival, Joni Ernst, according to The Des Moines Register´s new Iowa Poll of likely voters. Ernst leads 44 percent to 38 percent in a race

Islamic State terrorist: We’ll ‘make
some attacks in New York soon’
Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 9/27/2014 12:19:10 AM     Post Reply
An Islamic State terrorist bluntly told a VICE News journalist that his group is going to strike New York City any day now and that his radicalized “brothers” are mobilizing at this very moment. On the video, Farah Shirdon — also called Abu Usamah Somali — said: “[We] will make some attacks in New York soon,” VICE News reported. “A lot of brothers there are mobilizing right now. … Mobilizing for a brilliant attack, my friend.” Mr. Shirdon is a Canadian citizen who went to Iraq to fight with the Islamic State. In a different video that was released previously,



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Report: Obama Has Missed over Half
His Second-Term Daily Intel Briefings

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Breitbart National Security, by Wynton Hall    Original Article
Posted By: happywarrior- 9/30/2014 7:44:05 AM     Post Reply
A new Government Accountability Institute (GAI) report reveals that President Barack Obama has attended only 42.1% of his daily intelligence briefings (known officially as the Presidential Daily Brief, or PDB) in the 2,079 days of his presidency through September 29, 2014. The GAI report also included a breakdown of Obama’s PDB attendance record between terms; he attended 42.4% of his PDBs in his first term and 41.3% in his second. The GAI’s alarming findings come on the heels of Obama’s 60 Minutes comments on Sunday, wherein the president laid the blame for the Islamic State’s (ISIS) rapid rise squarely at

White House fence-jumper made
it far deeper into building than
previously known

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Washington Post, by Carol D. Leonnig    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/29/2014 5:02:31 PM     Post Reply
The man who jumped the White House fence this month and sprinted through the front door made it much farther into the building than previously known, overpowering one Secret Service officer and running through much of the main floor, according to three people familiar with the incident. An alarm box near the front entrance of the White House designed to alert guards to an intruder had been muted at what officers believed was a request of the usher’s office, said a Secret Service official who spoke on the condition of anonymity. The officer posted inside the front door appeared to

LA Times: ´Worst is Yet to Come´
If Ferguson Officer Not Indicted

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Truth Revolt, by Bradford Thomas    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/29/2014 7:18:59 PM     Post Reply
The L.A. Times is warning that the “worst is yet to come” if a grand jury fails to indict white officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing black 18-year-old Michael Brown. If the grand jury fails to indict the officer who killed Michael Brown, almost everyone here thinks things will get worse. “They’re not going to be looting next time,” said Kevin Seltzer, 30, who lives at an apartment complex near where Brown, 18, was shot. “They’re going to burn the city down.” The article highlights recent indications that the city is “far from finding peace,” including continued clashes with officers, the shooting

Obama: ‘Most Americans’
think nation is racist

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Washington Times, by Joseph Curl    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/29/2014 4:55:30 AM     Post Reply
For President Obama, the color of a man’s skin is far more important than the content of his character. On the night when a police officer was shot in a Missouri town torn by racial strife, the president donned a shiny tuxedo to attend a ritzy black awards dinner, where he said police nationwide are to blame for community mistrust, even claiming that “most Americans” think the country is racist. Remember, when Ferguson exploded in racial rage in August, Mr. Obama chose not to curtail his 15-day vacation, spending day after day on the golf course in the white-skinned, white-wined, millionaire playground

Cornyn to PJM: Time for ‘Arguments
Within the Family… Has Passed’ If
Conservatives Want to Win Senate

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PJ Media, by Bridget Johnson    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/29/2014 6:49:16 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — The Senate’s minority whip is confident about Republicans being the majority in the 114th Congress — if conservatives can set aside differences and work to combat the massive influx of donor cash that has Democratic campaigns ahead in the money race. Only in the majority, Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) stresses, can conservatives make headway on tamping down overregulation, repealing and replacing Obamacare, securing the “chaotic” border, getting Keystone XL moving, and bringing civilized debate back to the upper chamber. And only by realizing the gravity of the battle for November, he argues, can Republicans relegate Harry Reid (D-Nev.)

Dallas´ Ebola case confirmed
by CDC; first diagnosis in U.S.

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Dallas Morning News [TX], by Sherry Jacobson*    Original Article
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notified the media at 3:32 p.m. Tuesday that Dallas has the first diagnosed Ebola case in the nation. The federal agency scheduled a media briefing at 5:30 p.m. from its headquarters in Atlanta. Dallas County officials are expected to participate. Dallas County went through a day-long anxiety attack Tuesday, waiting to hear if the first Ebola diagnosis in the nation would happen here. An unnamed patient at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas was placed in isolation while awaiting test results for the dreaded virus. Apparently, the patient had traveled recently to a

Obama: The Country Is Better
Off, People Just Don’t Feel It

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Washington Free Beacon, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 9/29/2014 10:10:27 AM     Post Reply
President Obama firmly believes the United States is better off now than when he took office, even though the American people cannot “feel” it. During an interview with 60 Minutes’ Steve Kroft, Obama said, “the country is definitely better off than when I came into office.” “When I came into office, our economy was in crisis,” Obama said. The president then cited lower unemployment, private sector job growth, and deficit cuts as evidence of his administration’s success. “I can put my record against any leader around the world in terms of digging ourselves out of a terrible, almost unprecedented financial crisis,” Obama said. When

Obama has had accurate intelligence
about ISIS since BEFORE the 2012
election, says administration insider

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Daily Mail (UK), by David Martosko,    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 9/29/2014 5:45:29 PM     Post Reply
President Barack Obama´s intelligence briefings have provided him with specific information since before he won re-election in 2012 about the growing threat of the terror group now known alternatively as ISIS and ISIL, an administration insider told MailOnline on Monday. ´Unless someone very senior has been shredding the president´s daily briefings and telling him that the dog ate them, highly accurate predictions about ISIL have been showing up in the Oval Office since before the 2012 election,´(snip) ´Any time you´re hired by a boss to advise him about what to do in a high-stakes area, and he ignores you for

Rosie O´Donnell, Whoopi Goldberg
get in shouting match in front
of ´The View´ studio audience

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New York Daily News, by Don Kaplan    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 9/30/2014 5:43:43 AM     Post Reply
Well, that didn’t take long. Just two weeks into the new season of “The View,” co-hosts Rosie O’Donnell and Whoopi Goldberg tore into each other during a commercial break — in front of their stunned studio audience. The spat erupted Thursday after Goldberg interrupted O’Donnell to go to a commercial break before the mother of five was finished commenting in a “Hot Topic” discussion about spanking children on the ABC gabfest. O’Donnell refuses to wear an earpiece to stay in contact with producers while the live show is airing, so she had no clue it was time to stop talking.

California becomes first
state to ban plastic bags

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Associated Press, by Fenit Nirappil    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/30/2014 12:51:45 PM     Post Reply
Sacramento, Calif. - Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags, driven to action by a buildup of litter and damage to aquatic ecosystems. A national coalition of plastic bag manufacturers immediately said it would seek a voter referendum to repeal the law, which is scheduled to take effect in July 2015. Under SB270, plastic bags will be phased out of large grocery stores starting next summer and convenience stores and pharmacies in 2016. The law allows grocers to charge a fee of at least 10 cents for using paper bags. State Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Los Angeles,

The Difference Between Winners and Whiners
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American Spectator, by David Catron    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 9/29/2014 4:59:22 AM     Post Reply
Democrats think conservatives in general, and Tea Partiers in particular, are stupid. Here’s how to reinforce that belief: Sit out the 2014 congressional elections because your favorite candidate lost his primary bid to an establishment Republican. If you live in Kansas, for example, you can suck your thumb while Democrat ringer Greg Orman beats Republican Senator Pat Roberts. If you’re a Kentucky conservative, you can stay home and b***h about Mitch while Alison “Rubberstamp” Grimes heads to Washington. If you’re in Mississippi, you can stay mad at Thad and allow Travis “no repeal” Childers to win. That’ll show those RINOs! It

The stars align for baby Charlotte
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Politico, by Kendall Breitman    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/29/2014 2:46:41 PM     Post Reply
Leading astrologers say that Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky is destined for a future working on social justice and will enjoy a strong relationship with her proud grandparents, Hillary and Bill. After Chelsea Clinton and Mark Mezvinsky’s daughter was born at 7:03 pm at Lenox Hill Hospital on Manhattan’s Upper East Side on Friday, POLITICO asked astrologers to weigh in on what is written in the stars for the former first daughter’s first daughter. “She may not follow her family’s politics, but she will follow the family’s activism and social justice and finding a way to serve the world, following in that


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