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  • Barack Hussein Obama Displays Values – They Just Aren’t American Ones

    02/24/2015 4:31:50 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 3 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | 2/22/2015 | Susan Hamner
    Reading the news each morning can become a somewhat emotional roller coaster ride. There are some stories that will lift your spirits, some that cause you to shake your head in almost disbelief, others that cause frustration to erupt and then, the most powerful emotion of anger is triggered when one reads an opinion piece that resulted from that author reading an article that truly highlights the epitome of Barack Hussein Obama. Jen Kuznicki's article at CNSnews.com, "America's First African-American President Displays the Values of Neither," summed up Obama's basic incompetency to speak for any Africans and any American. Her...
  • Biden Burnishes His Civil Rights Credentials at MLK Breakfast

    01/21/2014 9:07:05 AM PST · by IbJensen · 27 replies
    CNS News ^ | 1/21/2014 | Susan Jones
    (CNSNews.com) - "I don't need a teleprompter," Vice President Joe Biden said as he rose to speak at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day Breakfast in Washington on Monday. He then launched into a speech full of political anecdotes, memories of his early activism in the civil rights movement, and indignation about alleged attempts to curb voting rights. Biden said he got involved in the civil rights movement "when I was just a kid." "The issue that really got me involved in the first place -- I was the only white kid working in the East Side (of Scranton, Pa.)...I...
  • Six Likely Events That Will Follow An Economic Crash

    01/21/2014 5:50:15 AM PST · by IbJensen · 58 replies
    Oath Keepers ^ | 1/20/2014 | Mac Slavo
    It’s not too difficult to understand that we are well on our way to a paradigm shift in America; in fact we’re in the midst of it right now. The writing is on the wall and can no longer be ignored. The US government has run up trillions of dollars in debt, and given the recent debates over the country’s debt ceiling, we can rest assured that neither Congress nor the President will act to curtail spending and balance the budget. We will continue adding trillions of dollars to the national debt clock until such time that our creditors no...
  • These Words from Obama Are Frightening -- and Revealing

    01/21/2014 4:53:58 AM PST · by IbJensen · 27 replies
    Heritage Foundation ^ | 1/21/2014 | Steve Bucci
    It’s less than comforting to hear the President make light of terrorist threats. In a recent interview with The New Yorker, President Obama referred to today’s al-Qaeda fighters as the “jayvee” team. “The analogy we use around here sometimes, and I think is accurate, is if a jayvee team puts on Lakers uniforms that doesn’t make them Kobe Bryant,” he said. This shows that the Administration’s wishful thinking about al-Qaeda isn’t over. Obama and his fellow officials seem to think if you say something enough times, it will become true. Before Benghazi, they claimed al-Qaeda was defeated and on the...
  • Obama: 'I smoked pot as a kid'

    01/20/2014 1:40:07 PM PST · by IbJensen · 67 replies
    GOP USA ^ | 1/20/2014 | AP Staff
    <p>WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said he doesn't think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol, "in terms of its impact on the individual consumer."</p> <p>"As has been well documented, I smoked pot as a kid, and I view it as a bad habit and a vice, not very different from the cigarettes that I smoked as a young person up through a big chunk of my adult life. I don't think it is more dangerous than alcohol," the president said an interview with "The New Yorker" magazine.</p>
  • Is The ATF Using Tactics Akin To Fast And Furious At Home To Undermine Gun Rights?

    01/14/2014 10:16:21 AM PST · by IbJensen · 28 replies
    Personal Liberty Digest ^ | 1/13/2014 | Sam Rolley
    House Oversight Committee chairman Representative Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said that a recent news report outlines how the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) is using tactics that amount to “Fast and Furious revisited” in a bid to increase support for the Obama Administration’s gun control crusade. During a Sunday program on Fox News, Issa discussed a recent report by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel which details how ATF agents operating stings in six different cities “took advantage of the mentally ill, set up stings near churches and schools and made decisions which some claim actually increased crime in their neighborhoods.” “This...
  • Iran Celebrates American 'Surrender'; Obama Says 'Give Peace a Chance'

    01/14/2014 10:08:10 AM PST · by IbJensen · 18 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 1/14/2014 | Joel Pollack
    Iran's "moderate" president, Hassan Rouhani, tweeted this morning that "world powers," including the U.S., had "surrendered" to the "Iranian nation's will" in confirming a six-month interim nuclear deal that will allow the Iranian regime to continue its advanced centrifuge program and develop a new nuclear facility at Arak. President Barack Obama, meanwhile, implored Americans to "give peace a chance" with the Iran deal. Though the Obama administration claims that the interim deal--which includes a secret side deal--will lead Iran to give up any ambitions of becoming a nuclear power, the regime has publicly declared that the agreement reached in Geneva...
  • Former DOT Secretary LaHood: 'Let's Raise the Gas Tax'

    01/14/2014 9:59:19 AM PST · by IbJensen · 35 replies
    CNS News ^ | 1/14/2014 | Susan Jones
    (CNSNews.com) - Former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says unless Congress acts, the Highway Trust Fund will run out of money at the end of fiscal 2014 -- "because people are driving less, driving more fuel-efficient cars, and the gas tax hasn't been raised in many years." Monies in the Trust Fund fund -- derived mostly from excise taxes on gasoline and other fuels -- fund the federal government's highway and mass transit projects. "And if Congress doesn't step up and either increase the gas tax, they will have to take the money out of the general fund. And the...
  • A nomination so vile the Senate must say NO

    01/10/2014 11:11:54 AM PST · by IbJensen · 18 replies
    Tea Party Tribune ^ | 1/10/2014 | Diane Sori
    Well folks he’s gone and done it again…Barack HUSSEIN Obama…the man who does NOT stand by our troops or their mission…the man who swept Fast & Furious and Benghazi under the rug…the man who shoved ObamaCare down our throats…the man who thinks spying on Americans is the new norm…the man who bows down to those out to kill us as he lets the enemy (in the guise of the Muslim Brotherhood) into our halls of government…that very man who is well-known for appointing the absolute worst people possible to fill government positions, has now nominated Debo Adegbile…a man with a...
  • Members of Congress Won't Read This Bill

    01/10/2014 11:01:31 AM PST · by IbJensen · 7 replies
    Hawaii Free Press ^ | 1/10/2014 | Amy Paybe
    Passing bills to find out what’s in them… that was so 2010, right? Sadly, no. Any day now, Congress is likely to release the trillion-dollar Trojan horse that is the spending bill for 2014. It’s going to be big, and it’s going to be rushed. And few members of Congress (if any) are going to read it all. Government budgeting isn’t supposed to be done this way. It takes 12 spending bills to fund the entire government. But in an omnibus—the type of bill experts are expecting—Congress throws all of those together and just votes once on the whole thing....
  • Congress Spent Your Money on Some Crazy Things Last Year. Will 2014 Be Any Different?

    01/10/2014 6:30:11 AM PST · by IbJensen · 7 replies
    Heritage Foundation ^ | 1/9/2014 | Rob Bluey
    Can you guess which project was funded with your tax dollars? A) $98,000 outhouse on an Alaskan trail B) $1 million bus stop with heated pavement C) Caribbean vacation for bureaucrats staying at a swanky resort D) All of the above If you answered “all of the above,” you’ve either read Senator Tom Coburn’s Wastebook or you’ve grown accustomed to reading headlines about the weird and wacky ways members of Congress spend your money. The video below chronicles 10 projects that received federal funding in 2013: With an $1.012 trillion spending bill likely to make its debut any day in...
  • If You Are Waiting For An “Economic Collapse”, Just Look At What Is Happening To Europe

    01/09/2014 6:46:01 AM PST · by IbJensen · 35 replies
    Mens News Daily ^ | January 8, 2014 | Michael Synder
    European UnionIf you are anxiously awaiting the arrival of the "economic collapse", just open up your eyes and look at what is happening in Europe. The entire continent is a giant economic mess right now. Unemployment and poverty levels are setting record highs, car sales are setting record lows, and there is an ocean of bad loans and red ink everywhere you look. Over the past several years, most of the attention has been on the economic struggles of Greece, Spain and Portugal and without a doubt things continue to get even worse in those nations. But in 2014 and...
  • 2014: Obamacare Puts Down Roots for the Long Haul

    01/07/2014 4:36:24 AM PST · by IbJensen · 15 replies
    Heritage Foundation ^ | 1/7/20014 | Alyene Senger
    Yes, Obamacare has raised premiums, caused people to lose their health coverage, raised taxes, and more. But on January 1, Obamacare started digging in for the long haul: putting down the deep roots of entitlement programs. Entitlements—like the big three of Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid—are the biggest causes of America’s spending and debt crisis. And Obamacare creates a new entitlement program while expanding another. The creation of a new entitlement: Taxpayer-funded subsidies for millions of Americans Obamacare created insurance exchanges to sell and subsidize government-approved health care plans. Most of those who attain coverage through the exchanges will have...
  • Muslims in America: Like Oil and Water They Just Don't Mix

    01/06/2014 8:18:29 AM PST · by IbJensen · 19 replies
    Tea Party USA ^ | 1/6/2014 | Diane Sori
    Oh how I wish I was president right now because if I was I would pick up a pen and immediately sign an Executive Order to round up all muslims and ship them the hell back to the cesspools of countries they came from. There, I said what many are thinking, and after last Monday when jihad once again reared its ugly head on American soil, more and more folks are starting to see the reality that muslims have NO place in the fabric of our American society. Now do I literally mean every single muslim...of course NOT because to...
  • The National Debt in One Picture

    01/06/2014 7:26:17 AM PST · by IbJensen · 32 replies
    Heritage Foundation ^ | 1/6/2014 | Kelsey Harris
    Congress is beginning its new year with a budget deal that busts right through “caps” it was supposed to have on spending. At Heritage, we want to hold Congress accountable for its tax-and-spend ways, even as Members claim there’s no room to cut. A good place to start is understanding the mountain of debt Americans are already under. Check out and share our infographic below that puts it in perspective.
  • If you like your light bulb, you can keep your light bulb

    01/05/2014 5:38:17 AM PST · by IbJensen · 37 replies
    The New American ^ | 1/33/2013 | Chip Wood
    Actually, just like Barack Obama’s promise regarding health insurance, this one’s not true either. As of Jan. 1 (Happy New Year, by the way!), the import or manufacture of 40-watt or 60-watt light bulbs is now forbidden in the United States. This follows the ban on 75-watt and 100-watt bulbs, which had already been implemented. I wish we could blame this on the current Administration, but actually this assault on our freedom of choice goes back to 2007, when Congress passed the Energy Independence and Security Act and it was signed into law by President George W. Bush. Yep, the...
  • What You Need to Know About the Left's Big Issue for 2014

    01/05/2014 4:23:09 AM PST · by IbJensen · 26 replies
    Heritage Foundation ^ | 1/1/2014 | Amy Payne
    Do a Google News search for “income inequality” and it will remove any doubt that this is already the political issue of 2014. The left has been gearing up for months. The liberal Center for American Progress launched a new center devoted to the subject, and President Obama has been making it a centerpiece of his speeches. Get ready to hear about “fairness”—because some people make more money than others, and this isn’t fair. How can you sit by and watch this happen? What is the government going to do about it? It’s a popular argument because everyone—even Warren Buffett—wants...
  • 36 Times Obama Said You Could Keep Your Health Care Plan [A Reminder as it begins...]

    01/02/2014 3:32:36 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 10 replies
    youtube ^ | Nov 5, 2013 | Obama
    ...Obama had pledged publicly at least 36 times that his health care plan, known as Obamacare, would not force people who liked their current coverage to lose it before "tweaking" that promise Nov. 4.
  • DHS Complicit in Cartel Human Trafficking of Minors to Illegals Living in the United States

    01/01/2014 6:03:11 AM PST · by IbJensen · 7 replies
    Town Hall ^ | December 19, 2013 | Katie Pavlich
    According to a court order obtained by Townhall, the Department of Homeland Security is enabling cartel trafficking of minors, delivering those minors to illegals living inside the United States and completing criminal transactions for illegal immigrants. The order, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas on December 13, details a guilty plea from Mirtha Veronica Nava-Martinez for attempting to smuggle a 10-year-old El Salvadorean female into the United States. Nava-Martinez was being paid to smuggle the child from Matamoros to Virgina, but was caught at a Brownsville checkpoint. The order describes Nava-Martinez as a resident...
  • New Hampshire Moves Toward Nullifying NDAA

    01/01/2014 5:17:37 AM PST · by IbJensen · 44 replies
    As the National Defense Authorization Act 2014 heads to Obama’s desk as an even more draconian piece of legislation than it was previously, states have taken notice and are beginning to intensify their efforts to nullify it. Michigan was the latest to opt for full nullification after Governor Rick Snyder (R) signed bill SB0094 into law. New Hampshire has now taken a critical step toward nullification with the introduction of their bill HB1279, scheduled to be formally presented on January 8th, 2014. New Hampshire’s bill has bipartisan support among its five sponsors, and is based on the model legislation...
  • BREAKING: Why Are 8 Democrats Sponsoring A Bill to Eliminate the Death Penalty for Treason?

    12/31/2013 1:07:54 PM PST · by IbJensen · 96 replies
    Conservative Angle ^ | December 30, 2013 | Staff
    (via The Hill) — Nearly a year ago, on January 2, 2012, eight Democrats in the House introduced a curious piece of legislation – H.R. 3741: Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act of 2013, which seeks to abolish the death penalty under federal law. But the bill has only just been discovered by the media, notably The Hill on Dec. 16, 2013: Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) and seven other Democrats have proposed legislation that would eliminate the possibility of imposing the death penalty for a range of federal offenses, including several categories of murder and crimes against the government like treason...
  • Obama’s placating Iran means even more trouble for Israel and America

    12/30/2013 8:01:57 AM PST · by IbJensen · 6 replies
    Conservative Firing Line ^ | December 30, 2013 | Diane Sori
    Serious stuff here folks as Benjamin Netanyahu warned Obama, warned the P5+1, and warned John ‘Swiftboat’ Kerry before any of them agreed to that ridiculous deal last month in Geneva… warned them that Iran cannot ever be trusted…but did they listen…in a word…NO. And now Iran’s hard-line lawmakers…lawmakers who oppose the deal reached in Geneva and who are being fueled on by their war-mongering mullahs in response to a planned but NOT yet passed or implemented legislation by US Senators to actually add additional sanctions…have drafted a bill to increase the country’s level of uranium enrichment to 60%…a level that...
  • A Left-Wing America Stands Alone

    12/26/2013 4:13:49 AM PST · by IbJensen · 73 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | December 26, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    American progressives like to think of their country as backward and reactionary compared to Europe. And they have never been more right than now when Europe and the rest of the First World have gone right while America under Obama has been left back. Recently Australia, Japan and Norway welcomed in conservative governments. Tony Abbott, Australia’s new prime minister, is a former heavyweight boxer who attended Oxford and is putting a spoke in the wheel of the Global Warming ecohoax. Japan is casting off its pacifism and standing up to the People’s Republic of China and Norway gave its left-wing...
  • Judge Rules: Obama Social Security Card Fraud May Finally Get Answers

    12/23/2013 5:34:04 AM PST · by IbJensen · 46 replies
    Freedom Post ^ | December 22, 2013 | Tim Brown
    <p>It took years for Watergate to unravel fully. The controversy over Barack Hussein Obama and his past, along with fraudulent documents continues to make headlines. Yet, the items needed to actually verify who Obama is continue to be kept from the public eye. Well, that all may be about to change. Attorney Orly Taitz may have just found a chink in the federal government’s armor in protecting Barack Obama from scrutiny, following a judge’s ruling over her Freedom of Information Act request from the Social Security Administration.</p>
  • ObamaCare’s New Year’s Day Surprise: Deep Cuts to Medicare

    12/22/2013 5:53:22 AM PST · by IbJensen · 63 replies
    AMAC ^ | 12/18/2013 | Andrew Mangione
    As if ObamaCare’s botched website, coverage cancellations, and higher costs were not bad enough, the Obama Administration has quietly dealt yet another blow – this time striking millions of the nation’s most vulnerable seniors. Specifically, the Obama Administration has decided to deeply cut funding for the Medicare program’s home health benefit as a way to help pay for ObamaCare. The Administration made this announcement very quietly, waiting to do so until the very end of the last Friday before Thanksgiving, perhaps thinking that most people would not be looking. To be sure, the timing of the Administration’s quiet announcement did...
  • Now it’s dog rape. When Obama became president, did a door to Hell open?

    12/20/2013 5:02:16 AM PST · by IbJensen · 34 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | Dr. Eowyn
    We are a fallen creation. For as long as humans first walked this Earth, we’ve had evil. The difference is that nowadays, evil no longer hides in the shadows but has become in-your-face emboldened. When Barack Hussein Obama was elected and inaugurated as the 44th president of the United States of America, something in the spirit world stirred. A portal to the yawning abyss was opened, from which an unending swarm of demonic powers and principalities is released. How else are we to understand the proliferation of “knockout games” — of random assaults on pedestrians in urban streets, not to...
  • Michelle's gift to America...discuss ObamaCare on Christmas Day

    12/20/2013 4:36:08 AM PST · by IbJensen · 15 replies
    Patriot Factor ^ | 12,20/2013 | Diane Sori
    Christmas Day...a time for family and friends to honor the birth of God's only begotten Son. Christmas Day...the day the birth of one small child forever changed the course of humanity. Christmas Day...the day Michelle Obama asks that as you and your family gather around your tree and eat your Christmas meal that you use that time to talk about health care...to visit the exchanges... and decide which plan is right for you and your family. Christmas Day...a day of the year that is for anything but a discussion on ObamaCare. Barack HUSSEIN Obama, since leaving Jeremiah Wright's 'G-D America'...
  • What the Government Got You This Year (in Pictures)

    12/18/2013 5:13:43 AM PST · by IbJensen · 4 replies
    Hertigage Foundation ^ | 12/18/2013 | Amy Payne and Kelsey Harris
    Today, the Senate is set to pass the new U.S. budget deal in all its spend-tastic glory. Lawmakers have hemmed and hawed about making any cuts to spending, despite countless examples of ridiculous decisions that have wasted taxpayers’ money. So it’s timely that the office of Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) released its 2013 “Wastebook” yesterday, listing 100 examples it deems wasteful spending this year. In our infographic below, we’ve picked just a few of the highlights of your tax dollars at work.
  • “No Kid Hungry”: Another Lobby for Big Government & Food Stamp Nation

    12/18/2013 4:29:10 AM PST · by IbJensen · 12 replies
    The New American ^ | 12/17/2013 | William F. Jasper
    You’ve undoubtedly seen the “No Kid Hungry” advertisements on websites. They’ve even popped up here in Google ads on The New American (before we specifically requested that they be blocked). The Food Network is a big sponsor of the program, as are Walmart, Denny’s restaurants, and Sysco Corporation. Actor Jeff Bridges (True Grit, Tron, Iron Man) is the national spokesman for the “No Kid Hungry” program. Now, who could be opposed to an effort to feed hungry children? Exactly: The folks at No Kid Hungry — Share Our Strength know how to push the compassion button to raise lots of...
  • Climate change expert's fraud was 'crime of massive proportion,' say feds

    12/16/2013 1:45:17 PM PST · by edwinland · 45 replies
    NBC News ^ | Dec. 16, 2013 | Michael Isikoff
    The EPA’s highest-paid employee and a leading expert on climate change deserves to go to prison for at least 30 months for lying to his bosses and saying he was a CIA spy working in Pakistan so he could avoid doing his real job, say federal prosecutors. Follow @NBCInvestigates John C. Beale, who pled guilty in September to bilking the government out of nearly $1 million in salary and other benefits over a decade, will be sentenced in a Washington, D.C., federal court on Wednesday. In a newly filed sentencing memo, prosecutors said that his lies were a "crime of...
  • How the EPA Plans to Kill Jobs and Reduce Your Income

    12/17/2013 4:34:49 AM PST · by IbJensen · 15 replies
    Heritage Foundation ^ | 12/17/2013 | Amy Payne
    How’s your heating bill? If you feel like you’re not paying enough, you’re in luck. President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is pushing new regulations on power plants—regulations that will kill jobs, jack up your energy costs, and even end up reducing families’ income because of the impact on the prices of everything you buy. As Heritage experts Nicolas Loris, Kevin Dayaratna, and David Kreutzer explain: These regulations will act as a major energy tax that would negatively impact American households. Americans will suffer through higher energy bills, but also through higher prices for goods and services, slowing the economy...
  • Washington’s New Islamic Front: Expanded U.S. Support to Al Qaeda Rebels in Syria

    12/16/2013 8:33:48 AM PST · by IbJensen · 5 replies
    Care 2 ^ | 12/15/2013 | Prof Michel Chossudovsky
    From the outset, the Western military alliance has (covertly) supported the terrorists with a view to destabilizing Syria as a nation state. Lest we forget, Al Qaeda is a creation of the CIA. The US, NATO, Israel, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar have channeled most of their support to the Al Qaeda brigades, which are also integrated by Western Special Forces. British and French Special Forces have been actively training opposition rebels from a base in Turkey. Israel has provided a safe have to Al Qaeda affiliated rebels in the occupied Golan Heights. Western special forces have been training the...
  • Could This New Congressional Resolution Lead to Impeachment of Obama?

    12/15/2013 5:22:09 AM PST · by IbJensen · 62 replies
    Minutemen News ^ | 12/15/2013
    At the first of December the House Judiciary Committee held hearings about whether or not Barack Obama has upheld his oath of office by following and enforcing the laws of the land. It seems clear from that hearing that Obama has indeed broken his oath. South Carolina Congressman Trey Gowdy (R) asked pertinent questions with regard to the issue at hand. Now, his colleague, South Carolina Representative Tom Rice (R), is set to file a resolution to direct Congress “to bring a civil action for declaratory or injunctive relief to challenge certain policies and actions taken by the executive branch.”...
  • All the President’s On-the-Job Training

    12/15/2013 5:10:47 AM PST · by IbJensen · 13 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12/14/2013 | Ed Driscoll
    The president slowly discovers what the rest of us knew since we were teenagers. “We have a great sense this week again of the [Obama administration] making it up as they go along, as kind of government by teenagers,” George Will said yesterday on the Fox News All-Star Panel, but actually, that’s an insult to teenagers. All of us learn by age 17 that government is a non-functioning Leviathan mess, during our first visit to the local branch of the DMV, as Charles Krauthammer writes in his latest column. All of us, that is, except the president. Krauthammer notes that...
  • Now That Obama Is Allowing Chicken From China, What Will That Do To The Chicken Industry?

    12/12/2013 4:32:21 AM PST · by IbJensen · 114 replies
    Mens News Daily ^ | 12/11/2013 | Michael Snyder
    Do you know what is in your chicken nuggets? Thanks to Barack Obama, that is going to be a more important question than ever. At the end of August, the Obama administration quietly decided to start allowing Chinese poultry processors to ship processed chicken into the United States. For now, the meat must originate either in the United States or in another country where the poultry population has been certified to be safe. What that means is that chickens from the United States will be shipped all the way over to China, processed in plants over there, and then shipped...
  • South Carolina Declares War On Obamacare, Will Vote To Ban State Involvement In Implementation

    12/11/2013 5:13:59 AM PST · by IbJensen · 28 replies
    Liberty News ^ | 12/6/2013 | Erick Odom
    An EPIC 10th Amendment showdown is quickly boiling as South Carolina government is fast-tracking legislation that blocks Obamacare at the state level. Daily Caller has the specifics. “It will essentially have five components to it, all of which in my judgment are legal, effective, and within the state’s power to do,” Davis, a Republican from Beaufort, said in an interview. The bill’s main component prohibits agencies, officers and employees of the state of South Carolina from implementing any provisions of the Affordable Care Act, leaving implementation of the national health-care law entirely in the hands of a federal government that...
  • No Room for Spending Cuts? How About Government Employee Trips to the Caribbean?

    12/10/2013 6:37:51 AM PST · by IbJensen · 9 replies
    Heritage Foundation ^ | 12/6/2013 | Katie Tubb
    If government employees can enjoy a stay in a luxury hotel made famous on The Bachelor, then surely Congress could find somewhere to make spending cuts. In November, a group of federal government employees connected with the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force enjoyed a trip to St. Croix, courtesy of taxpayers. Though no reports of long bar tabs and souvenir receipts have surfaced—as what happened when the General Services Administration held a conference in Las Vegas—a few details have raised eyebrows. Government employees stayed in the Buccaneer Hotel, a beachfront resort made famous by the television show The Bachelor....
  • The Most Homeless Children In New York City Since The Great Depression

    12/10/2013 6:23:07 AM PST · by IbJensen · 36 replies
    Mens' News Daily ^ | 12/9/2013 | Michael Snyder
    At a time when Wall Street is absolutely swimming in wealth, New York City is experiencing an epidemic of homelessness. According to the New York Times, the last time there was this many homeless children in New York City was during the days of the Great Depression. And the number of homeless children in the United States overall recently set a new all-time record. As I mentioned yesterday, there are now 1.2 million public school kids in America that are homeless, and that number has gone up by about 72 percent since the start of the last recession. As Americans,...
  • GOP Must Shut Down Senate

    12/09/2013 5:59:09 AM PST · by IbJensen · 20 replies
    Red State ^ | 12/8/2013 | Daniel Horowitz
    It takes only an inch of snow to shut down Washington, but even the nuclear option cannot get Republicans to shut down the Senate. Several weeks after Harry Reid changed hundreds of years’ of Senate rules by abolishing the filibuster for all judicial and executive appointments, Republicans have all but forgotten about it. They could have threatened to block every piece of legislation until the rules are restored, but instead they are fully cooperating with a budget bill to fund Obamacare and increase spending, along with a farm bill to grow government intervention in the agriculture sector. They might even...
  • Obamacare System Issues Mean “Enrollees” May Not Actually be Covered

    12/07/2013 6:33:12 AM PST · by IbJensen · 7 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | 12/6/2013 | Lily Dane
    Can you imagine going through all the trouble to get enrolled in Obamacare, only to find out you aren’t actually covered when you try to use your shiny new insurance? Consumers who made it through the crashes and glitches of the perpetually broken Obamacare enrollment site and were able to sign up for insurance may be in for a rude awakening next month due to a significant problem with the “back end” of the site. The information that insurance companies are receiving through the website is often jumbled or incomplete – and in some cases, it isn’t going through...
  • Army Officer Wants You Disarmed: “We Will Pry Your Gun from Your Cold, Dead Fingers”

    12/07/2013 6:16:24 AM PST · by IbJensen · 86 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | 12/7/2013 | Mac Slavo
    Within the upper echelons of our military there still remain men and women who are committed to the fundamental laws of the land. But assuming that all members of our military will be there to support the Constitution of the United States when our nation needs them most would be a mistake. Understand this: There are those within their ranks who would turn on their oaths and forcibly seize the very rights our Founders fought so hard to preserve without giving it a second thought. The following opinion piece, penned by Lt. Col. Robert Bateman, shows in stark detail exactly...
  • Hooray! The ObamaCare Website is Fixed…Just Kidding…It Still Sucks

    12/02/2013 5:22:59 AM PST · by IbJensen · 23 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | 12/1/2013 | Kimberly Paxton
    The Obamacare website (Healthcare.gov) was taken down for maintenance in order to meet the government’s promised deadline of having it running properly. It’s back up and running now. Sort of. And apparently, it still sucks. Despite the victorious announcement by the Washington Post that the site is fixed and the deadline of November 30th has been met, we are officially calling “BS” on that announcement. Among the failures, as enumerated on Breitbart.com: ■It can only handle 50,000 users at a time ■It loads incredibly slowly ■Small businesses still cannot sign up online (and won’t be able to until the...
  • The American Revolution 2.0 – A Thought Experiment (Must Read)

    11/30/2013 4:18:53 PM PST · by IbJensen · 13 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | 11/30/2013 | Larry Kelley
    Last September 11, 2012, al-Qaeda affiliated jihadists attacked our consulate in Benghazi, killing our ambassador and three others who disobeyed orders to stand down and died trying to defend him and his staff. Yet on the night of the attack, Obama failed to order a rescue mission, went to bed, and when he awoke, flew off to Las Vegas for a campaign stop as if nothing out of the ordinary had happened. The attack had been an act of war. The president’s actions were very likely a dereliction of duty, an impeachable offense and had the effect of making elements...
  • ObamaScare: Our Entire Economy is About to Get Hit With a Sledgehammer

    11/30/2013 5:38:10 AM PST · by IbJensen · 35 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | 11/29/2013 | Mac Slavo
    With the Patient Affordable Care Act now actively being integrated into American society, many still have no clue what its after-effects will actually be. Here’s the reality: The pain is coming and if you have yet to experience it in the form of higher insurance premiums, you can be assured that you’re going to feel it very soon in one way or another. Our entire economy is about to get hit with a sledgehammer. The following must share micro-documentary from Everything Investments details many of the changes to come, and despite what the mainstream media wants us to believe,...
  • An Open Letter to Barack Obama from a Proud Navy Veteran

    11/26/2013 5:15:27 AM PST · by IbJensen · 30 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | 11/26/2013 | Brett W. Bourg
    Mr. Obama I am a 54 year old white male, born and raised in Texas. I grew up in an area that was racist to the core, Klan rallies on a regular basis, a Klan bookstore on Main Street. In spite of all that, I was raised to respect others, if not by my parents, by school teachers and others who were open minded and willing to look beyond skin color or other things that make one person different from another. As a young Marine, my grandfather served in China before WWII, my father served in Korea, and after High...
  • Measuring Misery: The Dollar & New FED Chair Janet Yellen

    11/25/2013 6:19:15 AM PST · by IbJensen · 5 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | 11/24/2013 | Michael Anthony Peroutka
    Did you realize that if you have a dollar bill in your pocket, you actually have a fairly reliable standard of measurement? You see the long side of a dollar bill laid flat on a surface, measures exactly six inches long. Practically speaking, this means that if you have a dollar in your pocket you have a very reliable six-inch ruler at your disposal. Regrettably, what you don’t have at your disposal is a dollar. You see, as a standard of linear measurement, the dollar bill might be a reliable tool, but as a measure of wealth the dollar bill...
  • Obama Abandons Imprisoned American Pastor Saeed Abedini in Iran for Nuke Deal (What a deal!)

    11/25/2013 5:34:49 AM PST · by IbJensen · 11 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | 11/25/2013 | Janna Brock
    This weekend, the Obama Administration proclaimed that a historic “deal” was reached with the mad mullahs of Tehran. A breakthrough in their nuclear program, one that would ease sanctions and restrictions, while keeping them “away” from nuclear weapons. The joke is on us because nothing changes. But in the meantime, Obama could have secured the release of American Pastor Saeed Abedini, and possibly others, imprisoned in Iran for his Christian faith. If he cared, he could have made the release of Abedini as part of the terms for the “nuclear agreement” with Iran. But Obama abandons Americans at every turn....
  • China Announces That It Is Going To Stop Stockpiling U.S. Dollars

    11/23/2013 7:25:46 AM PST · by IbJensen · 130 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | 11/22/2013 | Michael Snyder
    China just dropped an absolute bombshell, but it was almost entirely ignored by the mainstream media in the United States. The central bank of China has decided that it is “no longer in China’s favor to accumulate foreign-exchange reserves”. During the third quarter of 2013, China’s foreign-exchange reserves were valued at approximately $3.66 trillion. And of course the biggest chunk of that was made up of U.S. dollars. For years, China has been accumulating dollars and working hard to keep the value of the dollar up and the value of the yuan down. One of the goals has been to...
  • By Unilaterally Changing Obamacare, Obama Is Making A Mockery Of The Constitution

    11/23/2013 4:38:23 AM PST · by IbJensen · 10 replies
    DC Cothesline ^ | 11/22/2013 | Michael Snyder
    when can a president change a law all by himself? By unilaterally declaring that certain provisions of Obamacare will not be enforced, Barack Obama is making a mockery of the U.S. Constitution. For those that have not read it, the U.S. Constitution says that the president “shall take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed“. So when Obama declares that he will not enforce certain provisions of Obamacare for a year, he is directly violating the Constitution. And as Stanford Law School Professor Michael McConnell wrote back in July, the Office of Legal Counsel for the Justice Department “has...
  • Americans in Benghazi attack sent distress calls, pleading for their lives

    11/23/2013 4:26:13 AM PST · by IbJensen · 32 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | 11/22/2013 | Dr. Eowyn
    Clockwise from top left: Ambassador Christopher Stevens; Foreign Service Information Management Officer Sean Smith; former Navy SEALS Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty. Rest in Peace This makes me weep . . . . Americans trapped in Benghazi that awful night of Sept. 11, 2012, were pleading for their lives — for someone to rescue them. But their Commander In Chief was thousands of miles away that night in the White House and disappeared for hours – hours about which the White House refuses to account. Their Commander In Chief was so blasé, he actually went to bed and slept,...