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Secret Service Investigates Possible
Threat Made Against President Obama

Mediaite, by Josh Feldman

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Posted By:JoniTx, 8/29/2014 9:39:47 PM

The Secret Service is investigating a possible threat made against President Obama. Authorities tell NBC News that there was a “potentially suspicious person and vehicle” near where Obama made fundraising stops tonight. Connecticut police have been informed of the report by the Secret Service, as well as being advised to be on lookout for this suspicious person. State law enforcement is currently looking for the car this person was driving, which they believe to be a blue Jetta with Connecticut plates. Obama attended one fundraiser in Connecticut tonight before heading to another one in Rhode Island


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Reply 1 - Posted by: vrb8m, 8/29/2014 9:49:05 PM     (No. 9986621)

Pfffft. What garbage.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: liberty316, 8/29/2014 9:50:47 PM     (No. 9986622)

Is it just me or is this somewhat odd? I mean, surely there are threats all the time... and not just with Obama but with any president. If it´s just potentially supicious why is this news? Something else going on here perhaps???

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/29/2014 9:55:30 PM     (No. 9986626)

He should be less worried about a blue Jetta and more afraid of the threats from outside of the country that threaten all of US, never mind the threats walking across the border.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Shells, 8/29/2014 10:05:27 PM     (No. 9986632)

Oh please. He´s blessing my neck of the woods with his presence this weekend.

An invading army couldn´t get within 50 miles of this pansy given the security that surrounds him.

So what is it? We´re now supposed to transfer the fear we have regarding threats to our country to worry about the well being of this POS?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Muncsdad, 8/29/2014 10:20:29 PM     (No. 9986651)

Will they PLEASE investigate Obama´s threat to America???????

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ArthurDent, 8/29/2014 10:22:45 PM     (No. 9986656)


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Reply 7 - Posted by: oldmagnolia, 8/29/2014 10:28:02 PM     (No. 9986659)

Rubish. They are trying everything they can to see if his poll numbers go up.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: GoDeacs79, 8/29/2014 10:35:43 PM     (No. 9986670)

When the preezy was first elected the media tried to tell us there was a 400% increase in threats due to all the racists. They later recanted when the FBI records didn´t back up that claim but the genie was out of the bottle and the sheep repeated the 400% number over and over. After the preezy´s slip about no strategy he needs a quick diversion. I´ve come to realize what was meant by "most transparent administration" because these tactics certainly are easy to see through.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 8/29/2014 10:40:12 PM     (No. 9986673)

What, did someone break wind in his general direction?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: chillijilli, 8/29/2014 10:50:04 PM     (No. 9986680)

What is a "potentially suspicious" person, anyway?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: steveW, 8/30/2014 12:46:49 AM     (No. 9986764)

Why would "authorities" reveal this to the totally objective and honest NBC News, which has never ever gone out of its way to lie and cover-up for Dear Leader Barack Hussein? Surely not because Dear Leader needs sympathy at this point in his valiant crusade to create jobs, revive the US economy, stop Russian aggression and destroy ISIS? Surely not.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Pinchem, 8/30/2014 1:07:35 AM     (No. 9986780)

Perhaps someone needs to investigate the Secret Service and find out why they are not Honoring their Oath of Office (you know,the part about defending us against all enemies, especially domestic -- like a traitor in the White House)?

If I were an SS Agent, I think I´d rather work at a fast food restaurant than be on the White House detail.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: annie xango, 8/30/2014 1:48:15 AM     (No. 9986802)

Look!!!! A squirrel~!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: M2, 8/30/2014 7:19:23 AM     (No. 9986895)

A "possible" threat exists against any human being who holds strong opinions or who cheesed somebody off. Get over it.

Ginning up a sympathy vote for Obama, is that what this is?

I suppose the "threat" will turn out to be from a right-wing survivalist gun-slinging bitter clinger.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: stryker714, 8/30/2014 7:24:07 AM     (No. 9986899)

I thought they´d lost count and gave up tracking it all, akin to counting sands on the beach. Threats are made against him all the time on social media, so yes it is a diversion. Maybe he heard someone was going to tell him no or mail him a copy of the Constitution.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Udanja99, 8/30/2014 7:25:24 AM     (No. 9986900)

Smidgen has screwed up so badly in the last month that they need to try to drum up a little sympathy for him. Ain´t workin.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: ajaxliquor, 8/30/2014 7:32:56 AM     (No. 9986906)

NBC is their key "go to" media ally for this. Please. If NBC is reporting it, this is another diversion. BTW, I lived in CT for a decade. 90% Dems. Nothing to see here folks. This story is a hoax.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: LtE126, 8/30/2014 7:54:33 AM     (No. 9986927)

cough bull--it cough

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Gram77, 8/30/2014 7:55:00 AM     (No. 9986928)

Even if this is a fact, it wouldn´t be hard to find him. All one would need is a list of the major golf courses. He´s bound to be at one of them!

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Reply 20 - Posted by: shamus, 8/30/2014 7:58:28 AM     (No. 9986932)

This is a dire threat. If something happened to Obama, who would do the fundraising?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 8/30/2014 8:28:52 AM     (No. 9986947)

Dude (or his keepers) are trying to gin up some sympathy for the poor golfer-in-chief. His policies are in the porcelain disposal unit and circling the drain. He needs a shoulder to cry on and a wallet to lift.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Shucky, 8/30/2014 8:35:05 AM     (No. 9986956)

Threats against the president, any president, are frequent and common. They are trying to make this sound unusual and newsworthy in order to try to fire up his few remaining supporters. It is entirely a political manipulation of the public through the media.

I wouldn´t put it past the democrats to pay off one of their fanatics to stage a fake assassination attempt. There is no depth to which they are unwilling to go to hold on to power.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Joe Btfsplk, 8/30/2014 8:36:52 AM     (No. 9986960)

If you get a package from ´Jihads-R-Us´, forward it to Washington D.C.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: clayusmcret, 8/30/2014 8:57:35 AM     (No. 9986985)

They´re using this as a means of trying to stir up their base to come out in Nov.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: congar, 8/30/2014 9:10:53 AM     (No. 9986996)

It would be more productive to watch out for terrorists, gang members, and cartel thugs streaming across our southern border. Oh, forgot, we are not permitted to defend our border.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 8/30/2014 9:26:17 AM     (No. 9987017)

Not to gin up any sympathy for O´blamer, but early on in the presidency I read he was so far the most difficult president to protect. Well, Duh! When his finger pokes enough eyes out daily, some people will tend to get upset.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: EnsignOToole, 8/30/2014 9:27:33 AM     (No. 9987020)

Things are not going so well for Barry; therefore, either he or his advisers probably thought that going for sympathy might work.

Those of us who have been around for a while, will remember that a true attempt was made in 1950 on President Truman. I was just a first-grader when it happened, but I remember it well. My school-teacher mother who was a senior-class sponsor was on a trip to DC when it happened. What a relief our family felt when my mother returned home from the trip!

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Reply 28 - Posted by: strike3, 8/30/2014 9:32:15 AM     (No. 9987033)

A blue Jetta with Connecticut plates? The only thing they forgot to mention was the faded Obama/Biden sticker on the back. A disgruntled groupie perhaps?

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Reply 29 - Posted by: pineledger, 8/30/2014 9:32:38 AM     (No. 9987034)

Poor widdle Pooh!

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Reply 30 - Posted by: slartibartfast, 8/30/2014 9:36:25 AM     (No. 9987038)

Don´t you know that it will be revealed the threat came from a Tea Party loon with a trunk full of weapons, a nazi flag, a KKK hoodie, and a Nobama bumper sticker.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: chicodon, 8/30/2014 10:00:08 AM     (No. 9987053)

I posited some time ago that Obama would eventually hole up in the White House bomb shelter. However, I assumed it would be over his fear of the Tea Party or the other desperados on his FBI watch list. In our new reality, it will probably be over his fear of ISIS (or ISIL as he prefers to say).

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Reply 32 - Posted by: nevernaught, 8/30/2014 10:11:24 AM     (No. 9987065)

Send him to a fund raiser in Dallas. I´m sure they would appreciate his presence along with the million invaders he invited into the country.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Texastealady, 8/30/2014 10:23:02 AM     (No. 9987080)

Probably from Eric Holder´s office. They´re disappointed Ferguson is dissipating & he needs a new ´white guy´ to ignite another race incident. Look out all you old, white guys within spitting distance of the White House. You may be the patsy of choice.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: RancherJack, 8/30/2014 10:34:55 AM     (No. 9987097)

2014 Election Mid Terms

"We have to protect our phoney baloney jobs, boys."

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Reply 35 - Posted by: bluefindad, 8/30/2014 10:37:47 AM     (No. 9987102)

Jetta, eh?

Well, you can rule out the right-wing militia - they all drive pickups.

And, you can rule out tea partiers - they drive Camrys and mini-vans.

Maybe it´s a neo-NAZI racist, hate group - after all, it is a German car...

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Reply 36 - Posted by: olderyzer, 8/30/2014 10:39:54 AM     (No. 9987109)

Ah, I see now -our level of threat danger can´t be greater than his. We must stayed focused on der leader. The center of Pride is I.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: paral04, 8/30/2014 10:58:32 AM     (No. 9987142)

It was probably some guy who wanted a refund from his contributing to Obama´s campaign.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: snakeoil, 8/30/2014 11:29:23 AM     (No. 9987188)

If there are looking for a suspicious person why didn´t the arrest ØDumbø? He could be charged with every crime from perjury to marrying a horse. It appears that the safest places in the formerly great USA are fundraisers and golf courses. One legal question that I have is if I every get close to him and moon him would it be constitutionally protected freedom of speech or merely indecent exposure? Seeing my rear end might cause him to blow a putt.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 8/30/2014 11:53:26 AM     (No. 9987231)

I guess if a fake impeachment threat doesn´t work, then this fake threat would be the next logical step.

Maybe fundraising is just too dangerous.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: busterman, 8/30/2014 12:43:39 PM     (No. 9987301)

Perhaps it´s another black woman with an infant in the back seat claiming it´s 0bama´s. Or maybe she´s white this time.

Preezy gotta get his street cred back after Ferguson.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: ZurichMike, 8/30/2014 12:49:26 PM     (No. 9987311)

Prelude to imposition of martial law.

Do you think the government purchased all those bullets for nothing?

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Scribelus, 8/30/2014 1:17:51 PM     (No. 9987351)

Die Gedanken sind frei!

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Reply 43 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 8/30/2014 1:25:23 PM     (No. 9987356)

I guess now we know what it takes to get him off the fundraising and golf trips, and back at his desk....fear!

But let´s just suppose he was in no condition to appear publicly, this would be a great idea for an acceptable ruse.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: web, 8/30/2014 1:36:33 PM     (No. 9987378)

Oh, come on. I´m sure that law enforcement already has a list of owners of every blue Jetta in Connecticut, if this was serious. Someone probably was just parked at the curb ("potentially suspiciously"). Lucky the SS didn´t just pre-emptively assassinate the owner, as they did Miriam Carey.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: shurnuff, 8/30/2014 5:49:53 PM     (No. 9987594)

Now we´re supposed to feel sorry for him, doncha know?

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Reply 46 - Posted by: garyhope, 8/30/2014 9:04:04 PM     (No. 9987725)

Any killer rabbits spotted so far?

I never trusted those Folks Wagen cars. You just can´t trust those krauts, they´re always up to no good.

Sarcasm alert here,......just in case.

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First Lady Michelle Obama has made healthy eating and exercise her signature issue. But, a recent study published by the Sage Journal found that her “elitist” advice actually “shames poor and middle class mothers.” The College Fix added that the study found that Michelle Obama’s healthy eating program is also sexist. It’s also sexist, the study’s authors suggest, noting that “intentionally or not, it places the burden of a healthy home-cooked meal on women.” Sage Journals published the study by North Carolina researchers Sarah Bowen, Sinikka Elliott and Joslyn Brenton. Here are a few of the findings: Magazines such as Good Housekeeping and

Democrats now have a 51 percent
chance of holding the Senate

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Washington Post, by Chris Cillizza    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/16/2014 4:53:01 PM     Post Reply
Democrats are now (very slightly) favored to hold the Senate majority on Nov. 4, according to Election Lab, the Post´s statistical model of the 2014 midterm elections. Election Lab puts Democrats´ chances of retaining their majority at 51 percent -- a huge change from even a few months ago when the model predicted that Republicans had a better than 80 percent chance of winning the six seats they need to take control. (Worth noting: When the model showed Republicans as overwhelming favorites, our model builders -- led by George Washington University´s John Sides -- warned that the model could and

The DOJ to train community
leaders to spot ´radicals´

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The Week Magazine, by Bonnie Kristian    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 9/15/2014 5:58:54 PM     Post Reply
Department of Justice is launching a new program today in partnership with the White House, the Department of Homeland Security, and the National Counterterrorism Center that will train "community leaders" like teachers and social workers to monitor their communities for signs of radicalization. (snip) In his announcement of the initiative, Attorney General Eric Holder described the program as a way to "be both innovative and aggressive in countering violent extremism and combating those who would sow intolerance, division, and hate" in the homeland. He labeled it an expansion of existent efforts to "to identify threats before they emerge, to disrupt

Obama seeks faster phaseout
of popular coolant in effort
to curb greenhouse gases

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Washington Post, by Joby Warrick    Original Article
Posted By: varkdriver- 9/16/2014 10:36:02 AM     Post Reply
The Obama administration is preparing to introduce major steps to phase out production of a popular chemical coolant used in refrigerators and air conditioners, citing growing evidence that the substance is contributing to the warming of the planet. The White House will announce on Tuesday a series of voluntary commitments by some of the country’s largest chemical firms and retailers to move rapidly away from R-134a and similar compounds used in nearly every office, home and automobile in the country, according to current and former U.S. officials familiar with the effort. The administration is simultaneously stepping up diplomatic efforts to

Obama Must Get Congress’s
Backing for the Fight Against ISIS

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New York Times, by Tim Kaine    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/15/2014 9:38:38 PM     Post Reply
Washington - The current threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, will test not only the resolve and strategic judgment of America and its allies, but also our nation’s fidelity to a basic constitutional principle. Our Constitution reserves to Congress the power to declare war and designates our president as the commander in chief, but our recent history has been characterized by executive overreach and legislative abdication in the initiation of military action. The current crisis gives us an opportunity to restore the proper balance between the branches. America’s history since 2001 should compel us to fix the way

US to send 3,000 troops to Ebola
danger zone as Obama administration
shuffles military´s mission in Africa

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 9/16/2014 12:09:40 AM     Post Reply
The United States government is sending thousands of military troops to the west African nation of Liberia as part of the Obama administration´s Ebola virus-response strategy, the White House said late Monday night. [Snip] ´A general from U.S. Army Africa, the Army component of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), will lead this effort, which will involve an estimated 3,000 U.S. forces.´ Liberia is the hardest-hit of the four west African nations that have confirmed Ebola cases, accounting for more than one-half of the fatalities. The others are Sierra Leone, Guinea and, to a lesser extent, Nigeria.

Can We Talk --- About Pot?
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Jewish World Review, by Alicia Colon    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 9/16/2014 8:42:55 AM     Post Reply
Bill Clinton never inhaled. Rush Limbaugh says he never smoked it. Marco Rubio won´t answer whether he ever did smoke pot but Sarah Palin admitted she smoked it in her youth and didn´t like it. Those pushing to have more states legalize marijuana consider this drug rather harmless, medically beneficial and liberal politicians consider this issue one that will attract voters. I don´t blame Rubio for not discussing whether he indulged n his youth or not. He is a public official with young children and carries a different responsibility than the rest of us. My own experience with marijuana was somewhat similar

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