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  • Here Comes the Obama/UN Refugee “Surge” — Rebranded as “Safe Alternative Pathways”

    04/29/2016 3:22:56 PM PDT · by detective · 9 replies
    The New American ^ | 27 April 2016 | William F. Jasper
    Across the United States, designated “Welcoming Communities” have begun receiving — or soon will be recipients of — Syrian “refugees” chosen by the United Nations and supposedly vetted by U.S. agencies. But only months ago top officials of these same agencies stated it would be impossible to vet the enormous pool of refugee applicants for terrorist and criminal backgrounds, or even to prove that they are from Syria, considering the chaos in the Middle East and lack of documentation among the migrant. Nevertheless, while in Germany last September, Secretary of State John Kerry promised the United States would take “a...
  • Obama Puts His Weight Behind Smart Gun Technology

    04/29/2016 12:05:05 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 50 replies
    New York Times ^ | APRIL 29, 2016 | MICHAEL D. SHEAR and ERIC LICHTBLAU
    WASHINGTON — President Obama will use the power of his office to push for adoption of so-called smart gun technology that could eventually limit the use of a firearm to its owner, the White House announced Friday morning. The move is intended to allow Mr. Obama to confront firearms violence in the face of fierce opposition to broader gun control measures. But critics of smart gun technology, including some police officials, are expected to fight a proposal that they see as unproven and an unwarranted restriction on the freedom to use firearms. The initiative was unveiled on the White House...
  • Obama Admits Couldn't "Convince Americans Of Recovery", Bashes 'The Big Short' (book, movie)

    04/29/2016 11:21:18 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 21 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 28 April 2016 | Tyler Durden
    Despite his proclamation that he "saved the world from a Great Depression," the fact is that Obama will be the first President ever to not see a single year of 3% GDP growth - but only cynical fiction-peddlers would mention facts at a time like this. In yet more legacy-defending narrative, Obama told The NYTimes today that his biggest failure was being unable to sell his success in putting the American economy back on track to the American people (no matter the actual realities) careful to blame Republicans for slowing growth "by a percentage point or two." And then in...
  • Obama-Netanyahu Rift Impedes U.S. Offer of Record Aid Deal for Israel

    04/29/2016 7:20:18 AM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 11 replies
    New York Times ^ | 4/28/16 | Julie Hirschfeld Davis
    President Obama has proposed granting Israel the largest package of military aid ever provided by the United States to another nation, but he and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu remain deeply at odds over a figure for the assistance despite months of negotiations. American officials have balked as their Israeli counterparts insisted on more generous terms for a new 10-year military aid package that could top $40 billion. The divide, which could have broad national security implications for both the United States and Israel, is exacerbated by the pent-up animosity between Mr. Obama and Mr. Netanyahu, which has been stoked by...
  • As GDP Flatlines, Obama Brags About His Economic Record

    04/29/2016 3:49:11 AM PDT · by IBD editorial writer · 12 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 4/28/2016 | Staff
    Legacy: The same day the 0.5% GDP growth came out, President Obama is quoted in the New York Times saying the country has done “better” than “any large economy on Earth in modern history.” Delusional doesn’t begin to cut it.
  • Obama: 'False Comfort' to Turn to People Who Share Your Culture, Values, Nationality (Embrace Islam)

    04/28/2016 9:29:24 PM PDT · by ghosthost · 40 replies
    CNS News ^ | 4-25-2016 | Susan Jones
    - "Yes, these are unsettling times," President Obama told Germans on Monday, as he lectured them on the need to "welcome and integrate people of all backgrounds and faiths and make them feel as one. And that includes Muslims," he said. "And when the future is uncertain, there seems to be an instinct in our human nature to withdraw to the perceived comfort and security of our own tribe, our own sect, our own nationality -- people who look like us, sound like us, but in today's world, more than any time in human history, that is a false comfort.
  • U.S. to Meet Felons’ “Criminogenic Needs” in Jail; Education, Work, Life Skills Training

    04/28/2016 1:45:59 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | April 28, 2016
    First the Obama administration managed to reduce prison sentences as a way of ending racial discrimination and now comes an aggressive plan to meet the “criminogenic needs” of felons by providing them with a series of perks the moment they’re incarcerated. This includes an education, employment and life skills training, substance abuse and mental health plans, building family relationships behind bars and a number of other programs to maximize their likelihood of success upon release. It’s called the Roadmap to Reentry and it’s part of a Department of Justice (DOJ) initiative to reduce recidivism among ex-cons. Work started around five...
  • Obama released 19,723 undocumented immigrants convicted of crime

    04/28/2016 1:06:33 PM PDT · by StCloudMoose · 22 replies
    reuters ^ | 4/28/16
    The chief of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said on Thursday her agency released 19,723 undocumented immigrants last year who had been convicted of crimes, drawing a volley of criticism from Republican lawmakers. In a heated exchange at a congressional hearing into crime committed by illegal immigrants, Republicans grilled top Obama administration immigration official Sarah Saldana. The issue is at the heart of Republican demands for tighter control of U.S. borders and has often featured in rhetoric over immigration in the 2016 presidential election campaign. Saldana defended her record and pleaded for comprehensive immigration reform. "I cannot tell you...
  • Chaffetz: ICE Released 86,000 Criminal Aliens from 2013-2015; 196 Convicted of Homicide in 2015

    04/28/2016 9:37:05 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    CNSNews ^ | April 28, 2016 | Melanie Hunter
    (CNSNews.com) – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) said Thursday at a hearing on illegal immigration crime that from 2013 to 2015, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) released more than 86,000 criminal illegal immigrants back into the United States – 196 of which were convicted of homicide in 2015. “What’s going on at Homeland Security, what’s going on with Immigration [and] Customs Enforcement is one of the most infuriating things I think I’ve seen in this government yet. In a three-year period, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has released more than 86,000 criminal aliens into the American...
  • Oof: U.S. GDP growth a horrendous 0.5 percent in 2016 1Q

    04/28/2016 8:58:02 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/28/16 | Dan Calabrese
    The new normal: The economy is not good. The economy has not been good for the entire Obama presidency Businesses aren’t spending money. Neither are consumers. And while the unemployment rate is made to look good, record low labor-force participation tells a different story. The economy is not good. The economy has not been good for the entire Obama presidency. And while Democrats hope we’re getting used to horrendous news like this, we shouldn’t be: The U.S. economy grew at its slowest pace in roughly 2 years, climbing just 0.5 percent in the first three months of 2016.
  • A Retrospective On Obama’s Economic Prowess

    04/28/2016 8:57:42 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 4 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 4-28-2016 | MOTUS
    Make no mistake: Barry is a just a little economic genius. New York Times Magazine Sunday May 1, 2016Well of course he has a theory. Barry’s got a theory about everything, every one of which has been or will be proven absolutely positively wrong. Butt we won’t let that stop a good story – it’s the Old Gray Lady and you know what their motto is: “We were moving so fast early on that we couldn’t take victory laps. We couldn’t explain everything we were doing. I mean, one day we’re saving the banks; the next day we’re saving the...
  • Victims of Illegal Aliens Speak Out (Watch Live)

    04/28/2016 6:33:42 AM PDT · by OddLane · 16 replies
    Oversight and Reform ^ | April 28, 2016 | Gerard Perry
    While the American public is incessantly regaled with tales of woe featuring illegal aliens and their downtrodden family members, the victims of our government’s endorsement of illegal immigration rarely have their voices heard. While the criminal negligence of municipal, state and federal agencies occasionally capture the attention of media outlets-as happened immediately after Kathryn Steinle’s senseless murder by a criminal alien in San Francisco-press coverage of this subject rapidly vanishes. That does not mean, however, that the number of victims is declining. To the contrary, this administration’s reckless policies of importing scores of new aliens-while giving amnesty to those currently...
  • Is Obama & the DOJ totally immune

    04/28/2016 7:11:39 AM PDT · by DrDude · 30 replies
    4/28/16 | DrDude
    POTUS has determined that Loretta Lynch should continue to stall on the Hillary Clinton email and "Pay For Play" fiasco. Is there any way to charge Lynch with Conspiracy to hinder the investigation? If not now, what about if Trump wins the election? Would love to hear any opinions on this matter. I know they can't touch Obama due to his POTUS status.
  • US denies visa to nun set to testify about ISIS atrocities

    04/28/2016 6:46:26 AM PDT · by Baynative · 38 replies
    Jews News ^ | 5/5/15 | Admin
    Conservative commentators are up in arms over the State Department’s decision to deny a visa to a Catholic nun who was part of an Iraqi delegation supposed to testify before Congress about Islamic State (ISIS) atrocities. The US consulate in Erbil rejected the visitor visa application of Sister Diana Momeka earlier this week, saying she was “not able to demonstrate that [her] intended activities in the United States would be consistent with the classification of the visa.” However, visas were given to all the other members of the delegation scheduled to speak in Washington about the Islamic State’s persecution of...
  • Secret Service Plans to Raise White House Fence by 5 Feet

    04/27/2016 9:14:35 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 46 replies
    NBC Wahsington ^ | 4/27/2016 | Scott MacFarlane
    The U.S. Secret Service plans to raise the height of the White House security fence by 5 feet and add a new concrete foundation to reduce the risk of fence-jumpers, according to a copy of an agency report obtained by the News4 I-Team. The agency, along with the National Park Service, said it intends to begin building a “taller, stronger” fence to protect the White House grounds by 2018. Details of the plan were included in an audio recording of a briefing made by federal officials, which was released to the I-Team Wednesday. The same briefing is expected to be...
  • Queen: You Can Bring Only 3 Choppers, Obama

    04/27/2016 6:07:17 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 52 replies
    legalinsurrection ^ | April 25, 2016 | Kemberlee Kaye
    New rules after the president’s entourage wrecked her garden in 2011 Her majesty insisted President Obama bring no more than three choppers to her 90th birthday celebration. After his entourage of twelve helicopters ruined the grass in Queen Elizabeth’s Windsor Castle gardens during a 2011 visit, the Obama administration’s attempts to bring an extensive security detail were no match for the Queen’s insistence. The Queen called President Obama’s entourage “over the top,” and refused to yield in her scaled back security demands. According to the Deccan Herald: The Queen called Obama’s bevy of choppers “over the top”, meaning the Secret...
  • Sen. Sessions Blasts Obama’s Plan to Push TPP After Primaries

    04/27/2016 3:27:03 PM PDT · by detective · 3 replies
    The New American ^ | 26 April 2016 | William F. Jasper
    During his recent European tour, President Obama did his best to help beleaguered German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is under intense fire for bringing 1 million-1.5 million (or more, no one knows for sure how many) Muslim “refugee” migrants into Germany in 2015. He also made promotion of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the mammoth treaty aimed at political and economic merger of the EU and United States, a key priority of his trip.
  • Kansas, S.C. officials to slam Obama’s plan to transfer Gitmo detainees

    04/27/2016 2:18:13 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 27, 2016 | Dave Boyer
    State and local officials opposed to President Obama’s plan to transfer terrorism detainees from Guantanamo Bay to the mainland U.S. will get a platform to air their concerns Thursday during a House hearing. Republican Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina is among the witnesses who will testify in opposition to the administration’s plan, at the session held by the Homeland Security’s oversight subcommittee. South Carolina is one of the states where the administration is considering transferring detainees, a plan that would need to be approved by a deeply skeptical Congress. Mr. Obama, whose campaign pledge to close the prison is...
  • Obama's Civil Rights Division

    04/27/2016 1:59:05 PM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 13 replies
    PoliticallyShort.com ^ | 04/27/2016 | PoliticallyShort
    For the past seven years and counting the Obama administration has been engaged in a silent war on the rights of the American people at the hands of an organized network of fringe leftist lawyers working within the Civil Rights Divisions of the Department of Justice (DOJ) as well as the Department of Education (DOE). These lawyers have been unleashed under the administration to push an ideological agenda that is far outside of the American mainstream all under the banner of protecting civil rights. As noted by J. Christian Adams and Hans A. von Spakovsky of PJ Media, if a...
  • Teachers Advocate for Removal of Barriers and Fear for Undocumented Students

    04/27/2016 7:45:51 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 41 replies
    U.S. Department of Education ^ | April 26, 2016 | by Alice Dominguez
    Two words dominated the conversation at ED's Tea with Teachers last week on the topic of supporting undocumented students: fear and hope. Educators balanced their concerns for their undocumented and mixed-status students, while acknowledging the hope that they ultimately deserve. During the tea, I couldn't help but think of the student from my school district, who was sitting in a jail cell rather than a classroom, feeling those same emotions. Wildin David Guillen Acosta was taken from his front yard on his way to his Durham, N.C., school in January, while his mother watched helplessly from their home. He would...
  • Fort Cognitive Dissonance – The US Army’s New Home

    04/26/2016 11:58:04 PM PDT · by pboyington · 20 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | April 26, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    In the H.G. Wells novel, The Time Machine, the Eloi, are a brain dead, zombie like community who put up no resistance as they are hunted and destroyed by the evil Morlocks. Today’s active duty Army is starting to resemble the Eloi as they willingly accept every absurd, destructive directive from the Morlocks in the Pentagon and the White House, while operating in a trance from reveille to taps every day. The Army’s leaders, from the Chief of Staff down to senior NCO’s (non-commissioned officers, aka sergeants) are suffering from a massive case of cognitive dissonance. Cognitive Dissonance is defined...
  • Kensington Palace hid word ‘negro’ on painting before Obamas could see it (whoops)

    04/26/2016 8:09:38 PM PDT · by ghosthost · 37 replies
    Metro UK ^ | 4-26-2016 | Harry Readhead
    Aides at Kensington Palace had to remove the word ‘negro’ from a painting at the last minute before the arrival of President Obama and his family for an informal dinner with the royals. Moments before the US president and First Lady sat down with Prince William, Duchess Kate and Prince Harry on Friday night, an assistant spotted a plaque beneath a painting reading ‘The Negro Page’. Aides reportedly hastily removed the plaque and put a pot plant in front of where the plaque would have been.
  • Confessed time-traveller pretty sure he'll win U.S. presidency

    04/26/2016 2:31:04 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 104 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | April 26, 2016 | Postmedia Network
    If Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton don't resonate with American voters, they always have Andrew Basiago -- a presidential candidate who is pretty sure he's going to become "either president or vice-president" between 2016 and 2028, according to information he's gathered time travelling. Cheekily calling his campaign "a time for truth," Basiago, 54, brags on his site that he "served bravely in the two secret U.S. defence projects in which time travel on Earth and voyages to Mars were first undertaken." Basiago -- who has made similar claims in the past -- also said he's helped several former presidents make...
  • GOP blocks slate of Obama judicial nominees

    04/26/2016 4:58:43 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 36 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 26, 2016 | Jordain Carney
    Cameron Lancaster Senate Republicans blocked a slate of President Obama's lower court nominees Tuesday. Democratic Sens. Mazie Hirono (Hawaii),Charles Schumer (N.Y.) and Ben Cardin (Md.) asked for consent four times to bring up a total of 11 judicial nominations Tuesday, arguing that the pace of confirmation votes has created a backlog. "The judicial confirmation process has been at a crawl for years. Now it has come to a functional standstill," said Schumer, who is expected to be the next Senate Democratic leader. The Senate's top Republicans teamed up to block the Democratic efforts. Majority LeaderMitch McConnell objected to requests...
  • Donald Trump on President Obama: ‘He’s Incompetent’

    04/26/2016 4:03:02 PM PDT · by detective · 43 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 26 Apr 2016 | Alex Swoyer
    Donald Trump is looking to November by taking a swipe at President Barack Obama. During a campaign rally, the GOP frontrunner called Obama “incompetent” for the way he handled the negotiations over whether the Olympics would take place in the U.S.: Remember when the president flew to Europe to make a pitch. Now, this is the President of the United States. He made a pitch for the Olympics to come to the United States and I think that’s great. I like it. But if you’re the president, you don’t go over there make a pitch and then not win, right?...
  • U.N.'s secret plan for 10 times more Syrian 'refugees' [Psalms 2]

    04/26/2016 3:06:21 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 25 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 4/25/2016 | LEO HOHMANN
    President Obama and Congress have agreed to fund the permanent resettlement of 10,000 Syrian refugees, but the number of Syrians entering the U.S. over the next three years will end up being much larger. Possibly up to 10 times larger, says one analyst who follows the global refugee movement. And it's all about to be done under the radar of Congress with nearly zero media coverage. Fresh evidence to that effect has come from the United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees Filippo Grande and a statement by the U.S. State Department. Together, those statements indicate the U.N. has many more...
  • Obama green lighted the heroin epidemic

    04/26/2016 3:05:28 PM PDT · by Cheerio · 50 replies
    Pravda ^ | 20.04.2016 | William Edstrom
    The Brookings Institution reported that Barack Obama ended opium eradication efforts in Afghanistan in 2009, effectively green lighting Afghan opium production and the Afghan heroin trade. By 2010, all US efforts to eradicate Afghan opium ceased. It has been US policy to allow Afghan opium growing and the heroin trade since. US heroin deaths tripled from 3,036 in 2010 to 10,574 in 2014 as a result of the Afghan narcotics trade being green lighted by Obama during his first year in office. Vanda Felbab-Brown at the Brookings Institution. a liberal think tank that often writes reports supporting the Obama Administration,...
  • British Columnist Makes Fun of Obama's 'Absurd' Town Hall in London

    04/26/2016 11:56:25 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 24 replies
    PJ Media ^ | April 26, 2016 | Debra Heine
    Conservative columnist and provocateur Richard Littlejohn poked fun at President Obama Monday after he hosted a town hall in London that was a bit heavy on the "diversity" and political correctness for his taste. The audience for the event, which was held on Saturday, was reportedly chosen by the American Embassy and "appeared heavily weighted to appease the ‘diversity’ brigade," according to Littlejohn. "Take another look at the audience at Barack Obama’s ‘town hall’ meeting in London," Littlejohn invited Daily Mail readers. "Is this a portrait of Britain you recognise?" I know we are ordered to celebrate ‘diversity’ at all...
  • Cartels Help Terrorists in Mexico Get to U.S. to Explore Targets; ISIS Militant ...Omar Khabir...

    04/26/2016 10:16:16 AM PDT · by Gritty · 14 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | APRIL 26, 2016 | not attributed
    Mexican drug traffickers help Islamic terrorists stationed in Mexico cross into the United States to explore targets for future attacks, according to information forwarded to Judicial Watch by a high-ranking Homeland Security official in a border state. Among the jihadists that travel back and forth through the porous southern border is a Kuwaiti named Shaykh Mahmood Omar Khabir, an ISIS operative who lives in the Mexican state of Chihuahua not far from El Paso, Texas. Khabir trained hundreds of Al Qaeda fighters in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Yemen and has lived in Mexico for more than a year, according to information...
  • Virtual Reality: Abandon All Hope Ye Who Enter Here

    04/26/2016 8:20:42 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 4-26-2016 | MOTUS
     Barry and Angie, as virtual hipsters by Amit ShimoniIf ever there were two world leaders who did not require assistance to live in a world of virtual reality it would be these two:My! What big eyes you have! And ears.As if Mr. Big Ears needs any further props to make himself look goofier. Let’s hear no more from him about Republican candidates being “non-serious.”Butt back to Barry and Angie: neither of them have been able to see the actual hand in front of their face since implementing their respective de facto open border policies.LosersAngie opened Germany, and hence Europe, to...
  • It’s not Europe but America that is necessary for a Free World

    04/26/2016 7:55:25 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/26/16 | Judi McLeod
    There is no longer any doubt that not only America but the Free World would be safer without UN/EU shill Barack Obama President Barack Obama’s got it wrong. It’s not a strong and united Europe that is “a necessity for the world” but a strong and united America. ‘Because without America, there is no Free World’ is a truth not just proudly carried on the Canada Free Press masthead, but an irrefutable truth in saving the West. Making it to the shores of America to raise children in an atmosphere of freedom and liberty was the dream of millions long...
  • How many more Lies are we Really Willing to Accept from our Politicians?

    04/26/2016 7:02:24 AM PDT · by Randall_S · 30 replies
    USA Transnational Report ^ | April 26, 2016 | Wallace Bruschweiler & William Palumbo
    By Wallace Bruschweiler and William Palumbo The lies from this administration are well-known and numerous. Among only some of the most infamous: If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor. ISIS is a non-threat, the “JV team.” The economy is in great shape after years of sustained recovery, and unemployment is at a de minimis 5%. Daily life over the past seven and a half years and the six o’clock news will relieve you of these fictions. The Barack Hussein Obama administration’s deceit is deployed deliberately to assuage our deepest fears concerning the state of our country and...
  • Trump: Obama "Allowing" Illegal Immigration,"He Wants It To Happen"

    04/26/2016 5:25:02 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 35 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 26, 2016 | Ian Hanchett
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stated that on illegal immigration, President Obama is “allowing this to happen. He wants it to happen” on Monday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel.
  • Oops! Federal Law Prohibits Obama Funding UN Climate Bureaucracy

    04/25/2016 2:34:56 PM PDT · by detective · 17 replies
    The New American ^ | 23 April 2016 | Alex Newman
    Thanks to a Clinton-era statute and an obscure vote last month by the United Nations, federal law now officially makes it illegal for the Obama administration to send a single penny of your money to the UN climate bureaucracy. That is good news for U.S. taxpayers, of course. But it puts the UN and the Obama administration in an awkward position as they struggle desperately to convince other governments that the UN's much-touted “global-warming” regime, officially signed Friday, is not going to crumble in the face of a hostile Congress and a U.S. Constitution that has been trampled at every...
  • Report: U.N. Pressing for ‘Alternative’ Ways to Admit More Syrian Refugees to U.S.

    04/25/2016 2:16:39 PM PDT · by detective · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Apr 2016 | Caroline May
    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is considering “alternative” ways to admit more Syrian refugees to the United States, beyond the current refugee resettlement program, according to the Center for Immigration Studies. “The legitimacy and transparency of these new ‘alternative pathways,’ aimed at admitting increasing numbers of Syrian refugees into the United States without calling them ‘refugees,’ remain to be seen,” CIS senior researcher Nayla Rush wrote in a report Monday. “They might even amount to convenient admissions detours at a time when the U.S. refugee resettlement program is under tight scrutiny
  • British govt’s TTIP assessment, US-EU deal risks and no benefit’

    04/25/2016 12:44:48 PM PDT · by StCloudMoose · 1 replies
    RT.com ^ | 4/25/16
    The British government’s sole assessment of the shadowy Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal indicates there are “lots of risks and no benefit,” according to documents seen by Global Justice Now. In February a freedom of information (FoI) request was made to the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) to find out whether risk assessments had been carried out in relation to the secretive deal, which is currently in its 13th round of negotiations. The BIS reported that the only assessment had been carried out by the London School of Economics (LSE), which found “little reason” to believe...
  • Illegal Aliens Have "Lawful Presence" Says Solicitor General [semi-satire]

    04/25/2016 12:12:28 PM PDT · by John Semmens
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 24 Apr 2016 | John Semmens
    The lawless Obama Administration's Solicitor General Donald Verrilli told the Supreme Court that "persons in the United States illegally may be granted a 'lawful presence' at the discretion of the President. As the nation's legal sovereign his word is law and supersedes the legal constraints imposed by statute or the Constitution" and urged the Justices to reject the lawsuit being pressed by 26 states "because they are relying on an out-dated conception of the powers of government." "Rather than inventing a new executive power not contemplated by the framers of the Constitution, why doesn't the President just utilize the power...
  • 'Love the Guy': In Britain, Obama Explains Relocation of Churchill Bust

    04/25/2016 10:10:42 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 04/25/2016 | Bridget Johnson
    President Obama defended his decision to evict a bust of Winston Churchill out of the Oval Office during his first term, telling Britons today that he loves the legendary prime minister but wanted to keep tables from "looking a little cluttered." After Obama took office, he returned a Churchill bust that the White House said had been lent to President Bush by Prime Minister Tony Blair. That replaced a Churchill bust that had been in the White House since the 1960s, which the administration said was being "worked on at the time and was later returned to the residence." In...
  • Queen: Obama’s ‘Over The Top’ Copters Wrecked My Garden

    04/25/2016 10:05:26 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 92 replies
    Townhall ^ | 4-24-16 | Andre Walker
    WINDSOR, United Kingdom - The Queen banned Obama from landing a dozen helicopters at Windsor Castle because last time he visited six of them ruined the lawn. The 90-year-old monarch is said to have told aides the helicopters were 'over the top' and they would be limited to three. US Secret Service claimed it needed all twelve so agents could be in close proximity to the President when he came to the castle on Friday. The service also demanded to post guards inside the private dinner with the Queen and Obama, presumably to prevent the pensioner attacking the President. Commenting...
  • Obama: 'We Are Fortunate to Be Living in the Most Peaceful...Era in Human History'

    04/25/2016 9:43:00 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 57 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | April 25, 2016 | 6:44 AM EDT | Susan Jones
    President Barack Obama, speaking in Germany on Monday, said we’re fortunate to be living in the “most peaceful” era in human history. […] “That may surprise young people who are watching TV or looking at your phones,” he said, “and it seems like only bad news comes through every day, but consider it’s been decades since the last war between major powers.” […] “Around the world we’re more tolerant, with more opportunity for women and gays and lesbians as we push back on bigotry and prejudice,” he said. (He notably did not mention transgenders, a topic that is making headlines...
  • 'Keep Germany at heart of united Europe': Obama

    04/25/2016 9:42:59 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 25 Apr 2016 13:22 GMT+02:00 | Tom Barfield
    Germany and its European allies must not give up on the values that have brought the continent unparalleled peace and prosperity, US President Barack Obama said on Monday. On what is expected to be his last visit to Germany as President, Obama told an audience in Hanover that Europeans ought not to allow the different crises facing the world to scare them away from their values. […] Obama ticked off a checklist of successes to highlight the strength of US-EU cooperation — from the historic achievements of bringing a peaceful end to the Cold War, to overcoming the financial crisis,...
  • Update: Three Minors Arrested, Identified in Sherwood Teen's Death

    04/25/2016 8:06:00 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 54 replies
    Fox 16 ^ | Updated 04/25 2016 08:10AM | STEPHANIE SHARP
    Update (April 23, 6 p.m.): SHERWOOD, Ark. - Xavier Porter, 17; Travone Miller, 14; and Quincy Parker, 15 all face charges as adults in the death of 17-year-old Bryan Thompson. Sixth Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Larry Jegley confirmed the identities of the teenagers Saturday (4/23). The trio all face charges of Capital Murder and Aggravated Robbery. Update (April 23, 10 a.m.): SHERWOOD, Ark. - Sherwood Police arrested three unnamed juveniles (ages 14, 14 and 17) on Friday in connection with the death of Bryan Thompson, who was found dead on Thursday. All three face charges of Capital Murder and Aggravated...
  • Israelis optimistic Obama's successor will be more pro-Israel

    04/25/2016 7:55:26 AM PDT · by Lera · 10 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 4/25/2016 | David Rosenberg
    Poll shows Israelis give mixed marks on Trump and Hillary, believe next president will be better for Israel than Obama. While neither party has settled on a nominee, and with the Republican nomination process still very much in the air, Israelis are certain about one thing - the next President of the United States cannot be worse than Barack Obama. According to a TNS Teleseker poll publicized on Sunday, Israelis are generally optimistic that President Obama's successor will be better for Israel than the incumbent, whose pursuit of the Iran nuclear deal and diplomatic dust-ups with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin...
  • Obama takes shot at Trump in Germany

    04/25/2016 6:14:00 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 31 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 25, 2016 | Jordan Fabian
    President Obama took a veiled shot at Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump Monday during a speech in Germany. The president condemned a style of politics emerging in both the U.S. and Europe that blames immigrants and minorities for persistent economic problems.
  • CDC Official Warned Staff of Health, Safety Risks During Influx of Illegal Alien Minors

    04/25/2016 5:30:02 AM PDT · by detective · 10 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | APRIL 21, 2016
    Truncated title. Full title: CDC Official Warned Staff of Health, Safety Risks During Influx of Illegal Alien Minors: “Plan on Many of the Kids Having TB,” “Be Wary of Personal Safety.” A government official warned employees deploying for the influx of illegal immigrant minors about health and safety risks because the new arrivals would have tuberculosis and some were young adults—not children—like the Obama administration proclaimed, according to records obtained by Judicial Watch. “We might as well plan on many of the kids having TB,” states a June 26, 2014 guidance e-mail from a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) environmental...
  • Obama In Germany: Merkel Is On ‘Right Side Of History’ By Destroying Europe’s Borders

    04/25/2016 4:29:33 AM PDT · by detective · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 24, 2016
    US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a joint pitch Sunday for deeper transatlantic trade in the face of mounting opposition, vowing to complete a vast US-EU trade pact that could spur much-needed economic growth. After talks in the northern town of Hanover where tens of thousands marched Saturday against the planned deal, Obama said the world’s largest trade pact could be finalised by the end of the year.
  • Obama says 'spirit of innovation' turns ideas into jobs

    04/25/2016 1:33:36 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 25, 2016 4:31 AM EDT
    President Barack Obama it putting in a few good words for the “spirit of innovation” that he says turns ideas into jobs and growth. He commented Monday before setting out on a tour of the Hannover Messe, the world’s largest industrial technology trade show, taking place in Hannover, Germany. The U.S. is sponsoring this year’s show and Obama says it’s another chance to urge people to buy “Made in America.” …
  • President Obama marches armed forces leftward

    04/24/2016 9:38:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 24, 2016 | Rowan Scarbrough
    President Obama has become one of the nation’s most successful commanders in chief when it comes to at least one battlefield: the liberal agenda. In his final months in office, Mr. Obama is leaving a legacy of a more politically correct armed forces, with the top brass squarely behind him, save the Marine Corps. Perhaps not since Harry S. Truman’s landmark 1948 order to racially integrate the military has a president unleashed his own collective social revolution on the Pentagon with such success. In the process, the building also has become one of the administration’s loudest voices on battling climate...
  • Obama says post-Brexit UK-U.S. trade deal could take a decade

    04/24/2016 5:23:17 PM PDT · by Mariner · 31 replies
    Reuters ^ | April 24th, 2016 | By William James
    Britain could have to wait a decade for a free trade deal with the United States if it votes to leave the European Union, U.S. President Barack Obama said on Sunday in his final salvo of a disputed foray into British domestic politics. Obama has spent the last three days in London urging Britons to stay in the EU as the British public prepares to vote on whether to remain a member of the bloc on June 23. He played on the two countries' close historic ties to warn that from a U.S. perspective, leaving the EU would be a...
  • GMA Gaga for Little Prince George, Ignores Obama Trade Threat to UK

    04/23/2016 5:55:44 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 13 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Gag me with a steak and kidney pie . . . It's the most blatant example of the MSM glossing over an Obama controversy in favor of featuring a feel-good story that this NewsBuster can remember. Today's Good Morning America went gaga over Britain's little Prince George, with no fewer than four teases followed by a lengthy segment devoted to how much President Obama enjoyed the company of the tyke on his current visit to the UK. Lots of cute pictures and even a clip of Obama claiming "nothing was going to stop me from . . . meeting George,...