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  • Former Gitmo Detainee Arrested as Top ISIS Recruiter

    08/23/2016 7:56:02 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    MRC TV ^ | August 23, 2016 | Nick Kangadis
    Whether or not President Obama wants to publicly admit that he is harming the security of the United States, the proof is in the pudding. Fox News reported last Saturday that a former Guantanamo Bay prisoner released by Obama was arrested recently after being identified as a top recruiter for ISIS. According to Fox News:
  • We can’t afford to give terrorists a one-way ticket back to the battlefield

    08/23/2016 7:46:58 PM PDT · by Rockitz · 21 replies
    TheHill.com ^ | 23 August 2016 | House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas)
    Last week the Obama Administration approved its largest-ever release of detainees from Guantanamo Bay, sending 15 extremists back into the world. By now, the pattern has become familiar: the President lets hardened terrorists go free, Congress and the American people express outrage, and the White House ignores the uproar. But the grave risks of this policy cannot be ignored. The President is giving terrorists a one-way ticket back to the battlefield. In fact, officials have confirmed to Congress that some former detainees are responsible for attacking or killing Americans since being freed. Yet, incredibly, the releases persist. Not only does...
  • BREAKING: Wiki Leak Email Found Showing Secret Memo To Obama From ISIS

    Assange Promises To Prove She Funded And Equipped ISIS In “October Surprise” Barack Hussein Obama and Hillary Clinton continue to act clueless when it comes to ISIS. They act clueless about when they formed, where they are today, and how can we defeat them. They are lazy, but they are also severely incompetent. Last week, Donald Trump asserted that Hillary Clinton and Obama “founded ISIS.” Trump didn’t literally mean they sat down and discussed how to create this group from scratch–or did he? Trump’s statement is 100% accurate, and a leaked memo from the State Department proves it to...
  • Court’s smackdown of Obama is about more than just transgender policies

    08/23/2016 2:55:59 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/23/16 | Dan Calabrese
    It's about the abuse of the tax code to undermine federalism and the constitutional separation of powers You probably saw yesterday - and maybe you celebrated - the news that a federal judge has ordered a nationwide halt to the Obama policy of requiring states, cities and school districts to accommodate “transgender” bathroom usage or face the loss of federal funds. It’s certainly good news that the transgender nonsense has suffered a defeat. But if you think that’s all this is about, you’re missing a much larger point. Obama and the Democrats don’t even really care all that much about...
  • Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke: ‘The American ghetto has replaced the plantation’

    08/23/2016 1:51:51 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 23, 2016 | Jessica Chasmar
    Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke on Tuesday ripped President Obama as a “race hustler” and condemned the Black Lives Matter movement for not doing enough to help Louisiana flood victims. Sheriff Clarke called the president an “elitist” who chose to finish out his family vacation in Martha’s Vineyard before heading to survey the flood damage in Baton Rouge on Tuesday. “He’s an elitist. He’s at Martha’s Vineyard while American people are suffering down in Louisiana,” he said on “Fox & Friends.”
  • Politico: Obama to Skip Clinton Global Initiative Meeting (Via Breitbart)

    08/23/2016 10:18:23 AM PDT · by maggief · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 23, 2016
    Edward-Isaac Dovere writes in Politico that President Obama is eschewing any appearance at the final annual meeting of the scandal-plagued Clinton Global Initiative. The Clinton Global Initiative is shutting down, but President Barack Obama won’t be there to say farewell. Though Obama will be in New York the week in mid-September, he’s skipping an appearance at the annual— and final — meeting of Bill Clinton’s post-presidential project, which brought together business and world leaders for the last 12 years. Obama attended for either a speech or other event every year for the first six of his presidency until 2015, following...
  • HUD Moves to Dictate Classroom Diversity

    08/23/2016 10:02:01 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 15 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/23/16 | John Anthony
    It is time to recognize that devious bureaucrats and out of control federal agencies are the real enemies of economic mobility (In a bold move, HUD partnered with the Departments of Transportation and Education to create a massive alteration in the way children experience school. The program is designed to help low-income families grow financially. Instead, it accomplishes something much different.) HUD is the ‘gold’ standard of dangerously unchecked bureaucracies. Dangerous because the agency’s zealous moves already threaten property owners’ choices and undermine the authority of local public officials.
  • Pollster John Zogby: Obama Voters Are Crossing Over to Trump

    08/23/2016 9:58:46 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 61 replies
    NewsMax ^ | August 22, 2016 | Jason Devaney
    A group of voters that once supported President George W. Bush before defecting to back President Barack Obama is once again switching sides and getting behind Donald Trump, pollster John Zogby told Newsmax TV Monday. During an interview on "Newsmax Prime," Zogby told host J.D. Hayworth the race for the White House is "very, very close." "What's very interesting here is that initially, weekly Wal-Mart shoppers who we have been tracking for a decade and a half now, and NASCAR fans, they were solidly with George W. Bush," said Zogby, whose most recent poll has Democrat Hillary Clinton leading Trump...
  • How Obama and Google plan to rig Election 2016

    08/23/2016 8:05:56 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/23/16 | Judi McLeod
    Corrupt Hillary Clinton--who would do anything to be able to call herself ‘president‘ even as Obama’s 3rd term-- already is America’s 45h president without a single vote ever having been cast for her (Editor’s Note: The truth can be depressing) Brace yourself, America. Brace yourself Free West. Coming down the pike at you is President Barack Obama for a third straight term under the guise of the ‘Pantsuit President’. Special: Yale Med Students Permanently Reverse Alzheimer's It’s as certain as tomorrow’s rising of the sun, and because his eight years in office left America on its last legs, it’s a...
  • Variety: We’ve Got It Covered

    08/23/2016 4:41:05 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 7 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 8-23-2016 | MOTUS
    “I am a product of pop culture. I am a consumer of pop culture. I know what resonates with people.”  Chalk up one more cover-shoot for Lady M, pop culture expert. And this one covers all types of pop culture: black AND white! Michelle Obama used her passion, smarts and entertainment savvy to transition from White House supporting player to beloved media star And don’t forget fashion icon and busy mom! I see a multi-million dollar contract in Lady M’s future.PS: Love the arched foot look. Makes her model stance look so…Kardashian! And pop-culturally.Posted from: Michelle Obama’s Mirror
  • State Department can't say who in Iran got another $1.3 billion

    08/22/2016 11:12:58 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 24 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 8/22/16 | PETE KASPEROWICZ
    The State Department confirmed Monday that the Obama administration has paid Iran another $1.3 billion to settle a failed arms deal from 1979, but couldn't describe who in the Iran government it paid, and couldn't say what form that payment took — cash, check or otherwise. The State Department also admitted it can't guarantee that the Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps wouldn't be able to get its hands on the money eventually. "We can always hand it over to someone who can hand it over to the IRGC," State Department spokesman Mark Toner told reporters. Many in the U.S. see the...
  • State Dept. Warns: Iran Seeking to Capture U.S. Citizens

    08/22/2016 2:43:50 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 39 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | 8/22/2016 | Adam Kredo
    The State Department issued a warning on Monday urging U.S. citizens to avoid traveling to Iran, which has made the detention of American a priority. The latest travel advisory, which emphasizes Iran’s desire to capture U.S. citizens, comes on the heels of a growing scandal over the Obama administration’s decision to pay Iran $400 million in cash on the same day that it freed several U.S. hostages. The payment has been cast by lawmakers and others as a ransom payment and prompted increasing concern among U.S. officials that Iran is making arresting Americans a priority. The travel warning is mean...
  • Hillary Clinton: I'll visit Louisiana flood site when campaign won't 'disrupt' response

    08/22/2016 11:40:57 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 69 replies
    (CNN)Hillary Clinton's campaign said the Democratic presidential candidate will travel to Louisiana to view the devastation caused by recent flooding "at a time when the presence of a political campaign will not disrupt the response" -- a shot at her rival Donald Trump. Trump, Pence tour flood damage in Baton Rouge Clinton's announcement comes after a high-profile visit last week by Trump and his running-mate Mike Pence, and follows the decision by the Obama administration to schedule a trip there this Tuesday. "This month's floods in Louisiana are a crisis that demand a national response," Clinton said in the statement....
  • U.S. Judge Grants Nationwide Injunction Blocking White House Transgender Policy

    08/22/2016 8:35:38 AM PDT · by Drango · 27 replies
    NPR ^ | Aug 22 '16
    Months after the Obama administration advised school districts that transgender students should be given access to bathrooms based on their gender identity, a federal judge in Texas has blocked the guidance from going into effect — for now. U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor has granted a preliminary, nationwide injunction in response to a lawsuit filed by Texas and a number of other states. As we've reported, the lawsuit argues that the guidance from the White House would turn schools "into laboratories for a massive social experiment." The preliminary injunction would mean that, until that lawsuit works its way through the...
  • 1,690-Page ‘Climate Change’ Reg Increases Cost of Tractor-Trailer Up to $15,119

    08/22/2016 11:04:42 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | August 22, 2016 | 12:52 PM EDT | Terence P. Jeffrey
    The Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration jointly issued a new regulation last week that is meant to help protect the world from “climate change” by limiting “greenhouse gas emissions” and improving fuel efficiency in medium- and heavy-duty vehicles operated in the United States. The 1,690-page regulation is approximately 700,000 words long. A “regulatory impact analysis” published by EPA and NHTSA estimates the regulation will add an average of as much as $13,749 to the cost of a tractor truck and $1,370 to a trailer, making some tractor-trailer combinations $15,119 more expensive in 2027 than they...
  • American journalism is collapsing before our eyes

    08/22/2016 9:42:46 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 41 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 21, 2016 | Michael Goodwin
    American journalism is collapsing before our eyes By Michael Goodwin August 21, 2016 Donald Trump may or may not fix his campaign, and Hillary Clinton may or may not become the first female president. But something else happening before our eyes is almost as important: the complete collapse of American journalism as we know it. The frenzy to bury Trump is not limited to the Clinton campaign and the Obama White House. They are working hand in hand with what was considered the cream of the nation’s news organizations. The shameful display of naked partisanship by the elite media is...
  • Kerry gives no proof of ransom payment source

    08/22/2016 8:38:28 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/22/16 | Rolf Yungclas
    Should be plenty of evidence for Congress to convict John Kerry for his treasonous activities As Democratic Party members march lockstep to try to elect corrupt former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to the White House, it becomes clearer that her successor, John Forbes Kerry, is not only corrupt but guilty of treason for his so-called diplomatic efforts that serve as a conduit for the U.S. funding of Iran’s terrorism-sponsoring regime. Treason, according to Article 2, Section 4 of the U.S. Constitution is an impeachable offense: “The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be...
  • Administration Nears Syrian Refugee Goal: 9,077 Muslims; 47 Christians

    08/22/2016 7:35:49 AM PDT · by xzins · 18 replies
    CNS NEWS ^ | August 22, 2016 | Patrick Goodenough
    With less than six weeks of the fiscal year to go, the Obama administration is speeding towards meeting its target of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees into the United States, and is currently fewer than 900 refugees away from the goal. A total of 9,144 Syrian refugees have now been resettled in FY 2016. Of these, 9,077 are Muslims. Among the 9,144 refugees, 47 (0.5 percent) are Christians and 14 (0.15 percent) are Yazidis--like Christians, a non-Muslim minority targeted specifically by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS/ISIL) for persecution. Meanwhile the administration has admitted 8,984 Sunni Muslims – 98.2...
  • Federal judge, siding with Texas, blocks Obama rules on bathrooms for transgender students

    08/22/2016 7:05:34 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 22 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | August 22, 2016 | Tom Benning
    AUSTIN - A federal judge has blocked the Obama administration's transgender guidelines for public schools, siding late Sunday with Texas and a dozen other states that challenged the contentious instructions. U.S District Judge Reed O'Connor of Fort Worth, in issuing a nationwide preliminary injunction, said that federal officials didn't follow proper procedures in creating the directives. Further, he said the guidelines contradicted existing statutes and regulatory texts.
  • Nothing, And Everything, Has Changed.

    08/22/2016 5:42:18 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 8-22-2016 | MOTUS
    I’m taking a vacation this week so I thought it would be fun to reflect back on the Wons first Martha’s Vineyard vacation compliments of the taxpayer. First, from August 25, 2009: If The Shoe Fits (or not) Sheeze! Can you believe all the hoo-ha over Lady M’s tootsies? Haven’t I got enough to worry about from the ankles up – and please, no canckle jokes from you little zumba Everyready bunnies.I would think the MSM would be following the escapades of Rahm, the only toes in this administration that count. He’s down in Florida this week trying to stem...
  • Maness Demands Obama Apologize to Louisianans for DOJ Flood Response Memo Implying They Are Racist

    08/21/2016 10:25:45 PM PDT · by detective · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 21 Aug 2016 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    Retired Air Force Col. Rob Maness, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Louisiana, called on President Obama to apologize to residents of Louisiana for a 16-page “guidance” sent out last week by his Department of Justice that cautioned Louisianans not to be racist in hiring people to help them clean up after the recent floods that killed 13 and forced more than 30,000 to abandon their homes. “We’re insulted by the President of the United States and his Department of Justice, and he ought to issue a retraction of that [guidance] to all the good people of Louisiana,”...
  • Obama eyes busy fall after return from summer vacation

    08/21/2016 7:47:00 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 37 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 21, 2016 9:40 PM EDT | Darlene Superville
    President Barack Obama returned from vacation Sunday, ready for a busy fall season and more battles with Congress over Zika funding, the federal budget and $400 million the administration paid Iran this year for the never-completed sale of military equipment. Obama is also expected to campaign doggedly throughout October to help elect Democrat Hillary Clinton as president. A theoretically rested president returned to the White House after a 16-day getaway to Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, with his wife, Michelle, daughters Malia and Sasha, and their dogs. He played 10 rounds of golf and went out to dinner eight times. …
  • Obama to apologize for USA Olympic victories (a satire)

    08/21/2016 4:58:27 PM PDT · by Lera · 5 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 8/21/16 | Jack Engelhard
    Every satire has a ring of truth... If not for Jamaican Usain Bolt, the United States would've walked home with every gold medal that wasn't nailed down in Rio. USA doubled the score against the rest of the world in nearly every event save for ping-pong. Isn't that great, Mr. President? We've trounced them fair and square. USA doubled the score against the rest of the world in nearly every event save for ping-pong (and that's not satire). "Micro aggression is the term we use in Liberal circles. Now I have no choice except to beg the world to forgive...
  • Trump finds support in former Democratic stronghold in Maryland

    08/21/2016 11:06:34 AM PDT · by cba123 · 17 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | August 20, 2016 | John Fritze
    Twenty years ago, when thousands of people still drove past his Edgemere gas station every day on their way to make steel and cars, Carl Hobson put up signs for Democrats. Now the 77-year-old displays one of the largest "Trump" signs in this blue-collar community. The "Make America Great Again" slogan is impossible to miss under the price for diesel. Hobson has owned the station since 1964, when Bethlehem Steel and General Motors weren't just large employers important to the local economy — they were fundamental to the region's culture. "People don't want a third term of Obama," Hobson said....
  • President Obama to Visit Louisiana on Tuesday After Devastating Floods (Trump shamed him into it!)

    08/20/2016 8:39:03 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 58 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | August 20, 2016 | Sarah Begley
    President Obama will visit Louisiana on Tuesday in the wake of severe flooding in the state, the White House has announced. At least 13 people have died and tens of thousands have been displaced by the floods. The White House said in a statement that Obama has received regular updates on the situation while on vacation in Martha’s Vineyard, and has worked with Louisiana officials to determine the best time to visit and decided on the Tuesday trip to Baton Rouge. “The President is mindful of the impact that his travel has on first responders and wants to ensure that...
  • Kirstie Alley blasts Obama over Louisiana floods

    08/21/2016 9:43:50 AM PDT · by wrrock · 52 replies
    nydailynews.com ^ | 8/20/16 | nydailynews
    ctress Kirstie Alley star set off what she called a Twitter "firestorm" on Friday after she challenged Obama's reasoning for not visiting the flood-ravaged state of Louisiana sooner. "On a golf course in Martha's Vineyard instead of in Louisiana?," she tweeted, along with a Fox News video flashback of Obama criticizing President Bush in 2008 for his response to Hurricane Katrina.
  • Why no, Hillary, spreading the wealth around has not been good for everybody

    08/21/2016 7:44:29 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/21/16 | HERMAN CAIN
    Or anybody One of the favorite tactics of Democrats is to demand to be allowed to do something, and then, once they’ve done it and it didn’t work, pretend they never got to do it and insist the solution is to do the dumb thing they already did. Remember the conversation in 2008 between then-Sen. Barack Obama and Joe the Plumber? Joe tried to explain to Obama how his tax increases would negative affect a small business like his. Obama’s response was, “When you spread the wealth around, that’s good for everybody.”
  • Donald J. Trump’s not only Louisiana’s but America’s Answer to a Prayer

    08/21/2016 7:42:05 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/21/16 | Judi McLeod
    For all of the smears and insults now being hurled his way daily, Donald J. Trump answered the cries of the downtrodden in Louisiana Canada Free Press cannot be the only one making the connection between the need for the kind of leadership Donald J. Trump would provide for America and the Great Flood of 2016 that tragically took away 13 lives and still counting, devastating 40,000 homes with an historic 31 inches of rain in some areas over the course of four straight days. With absolutely no help from their president, the people of America, once again became their...
  • Trump and Clinton go for Prestige; Obama and Soros for Power

    08/21/2016 3:24:56 AM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 16 replies
    Freep | 8/21/2016 | Charles O'Connell
    Aquinas says there are 4 main areas of going off the rails: Pleasure, Possessions, Prestige and Power. We already know from numerous examples, that Possessions in themselves are not at the top of the list, their attraction is mainly for Prestige--mine is bigger, shinier, costlier than yours. Whoever wins the 2016 Presidential Election, there should be planning now for a new Department of Presidential Protocol--perhaps you can supply are more mealy-mouthed euphemism, but it would be the equivalent of a Bureau of Dear Leader Image. Obama and Soros are operating on a fundamentally different level: They have no power...
  • Obama: ‘We’ve Designated New Monuments to…Folks Who Stood Up For Equality at Stonewall in New York’

    08/20/2016 7:18:22 AM PDT · by rktman · 44 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 8/20/2016 | unknown
    President Barack Obama said in his weekly address today that he had set aside “more than 265 million acres of public lands and waters” as national parks and monuments, which is “more than any administration in history.” Among the national monuments he created, Obama said in his weekly address, was “Stonewall.” This monument commemorates riots that took place in 1969. Citing Yosemite and Yellowstone national parks, leading into his citation of Stonewall, Obama said: “As President, I’m proud to have built upon America’s tradition of conservation.” The president said in his June 24 proclamation [1] creating the “Stonewall National Monument:”...
  • Obama to Israel: Our Tax Dollars Won’t Go to Your Defense Contractors

    08/20/2016 2:33:10 PM PDT · by Tours · 29 replies
    Yahoo news ^ | Aug. 20, 2016 | Dan De Luce and Paul McLeary,
    The United States and Israel are close to clinching a massive 10-year arms deal, but Washington is pushing to scrap a coveted provision that has allowed Israel to pump hundreds of millions of dollars directly into its defense industry. If successful, the administration’s push to remove the clause would inflict some real pain on Israel’s growing security sector, which already exports more arms overseas than almost any other country apart from the United States. On the flip side, the change would mean a potential windfall for American defense contractors scrambling to sell their wares abroad to make up for declining...
  • Donald Trump´s Lincolnesque Moment

    08/19/2016 11:29:11 PM PDT · by V K Lee · 34 replies
    http://www.frontpagemag.com/ ^ | August 19, 2016 | David Horowitz
    Today in Dimondale Michigan Donald Trump gave what was not only the best speech of his campaign but a speech that will one day be seen as a landmark in the emergence of a new Republican Party – a party finally returning to its roots as the party of Lincoln. If this sounds like hyperbole ask yourself what other Republican leader in recent memory has addressed America’s African American communities in this voice: The African-American community has given so much to this country. They’ve fought and died in every war since the Revolution. They’ve lifted up the conscience of our...
  • 1000 Bottles of Wine on the Wall

    08/20/2016 8:42:20 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 8 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 8-20-2016 | MOTUS
    We break from presidential politics to bring you this important news from the world of medical research: Scientists are close to developing a pill that delivers the concentrated benefits of resveratrol, the component in red wine thought to be beneficial to health. Scientists on opposite sides of the globe appear to be getting closer to harnessing one of red wine’s most elusive health-giving ingredients and putting it into a pill. The ingredient, resveratrol, has been touted for years for its ostensible powers to prolong life and protect against a range of ailments including heart disease, diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. Studies...
  • FORE: OBAMA HITS IT OUT OF BOUNDS IN LA FLOOD RESPONSE

    08/20/2016 8:02:53 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 29 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/20/16 | Jeff Crouere
    Who knows the real motivation for his inattention to Louisiana, but at least we do know some good news, Obama leaves office in five months The Great Flood of 2016 has devastated 40,000 homes across the state of Louisiana. Sadly, 13 people have lost their lives in this historic storm, which produced up to 31 inches of rainfall in some areas over the course of four days. This is more rainfall than the City of Los Angeles experiences in four years. It was a storm that was so intense that it only happens once every one thousand years. Emergency officials...
  • Louisiana Flood Victims: Why Is Obama Ignoring Us?

    08/20/2016 4:59:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 79 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 20, 2016 | Todd Starnes
    In 2005 President Bush was rebuked by Democrats for his handling of Hurricane Katrina. President Obama scored some cheap political points -- blasting President Bush for his flyover of the devastation in New Orleans. Well, at least President Bush paid a visit. That's a lot more than what President Obama has done for the people of Baton Rouge and other parts of southeastern Louisiana. Some 40,000 homes are under water - a countless number left homeless - many without flood insurance. And even though the waters have begun to recede, President Obama has not set foot in the Bayou State.READ...
  • Donald Trump tours flood-ravaged Louisiana with 18-wheeler of supplies

    08/20/2016 1:03:49 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    The Manchester Guardian ^ | August 19, 2016 | Matthew Teague in St Amant, Louisiana
    Droves of people turn out to watch Republican nominee hand out water bottles and diapers as locals commend his efforts: ‘This is his stomping grounds’ The post-disaster politicking got under way in earnest on Friday, as Donald Trump appeared in flood-stricken Louisiana to give his image a presidential burnish, and as the White House announced Barack Obama would tour the area next Tuesday. A day earlier Louisiana’s governor, John Bel Edwards, had warned Trump not to show up in Louisiana “for a photo op”. Instead, he said, Trump should volunteer and make donations. Edwards also defended the delayed visit by...
  • Trump, drawing contrast to Obama, visits flood-ravaged Baton Rouge

    08/20/2016 12:31:52 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The Washington Post's Post Politics ^ | August 19, 2016 | Mark Berman and Jose A. DelReal
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Friday signed hats and T-shirts for supporters in flood-ravaged Baton Rouge, where he met with victims and response crews at a local church and drove through the city’s damaged streets. Joined by his running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, Trump spoke briefly with volunteers and victims at Greenwell Springs Baptist Church before stepping outside to greet throngs of supporters who had gathered outside the security perimeters to see him. Wearing a white “Make America Great Again” baseball cap, he walked over to the crowd as they reached out to him and to hand him...
  • The State Department Carnival Shell Game

    08/19/2016 10:25:25 PM PDT · by pboyington · 3 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | August 19, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    Around and around they go at the State Department…where the truth is, nobody knows… This week the Obama Administration and the State Department had to admit that our payment of $400 million dollars in unmarked Swiss Francs strangely coincided with the release of four Americans held hostage by the Iranians. To put out a media firestorm with more smoke and embers than a Southern California wildfire, the State Department rolled out their affable, squirrely spokesman, recently retired Rear Admiral John Kirby. Kirby is the Mister Rogers of the Beltway, who is sorely lacking in one trait that Mister Rogers emanated;...
  • Obama Administration Plotting to Usurp Control Over Elections

    08/19/2016 1:29:31 PM PDT · by Nachum · 138 replies
    New American ^ | 8/18/16 | Alex Newman
    Under the guise of providing increased “security” for “critical infrastructure,” the Obama administration is plotting to insert itself and the federal government into the American elections process. While voting is constitutionally the responsibility of state and local officials, Obama's Homeland Security Secretary, Jeh Johnson, pointed to the alleged threat of cyberattacks to justify the latest proposed usurpation of power. The controversial scheme was floated amid growing national concerns, fueled in part by GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's warnings of a “rigged” election, that America's electoral system might be vulnerable to major manipulation. Critics and experts, though, warned that the White...
  • Trump Visit to Louisiana Disaster Area Panned by Dems [semi-satire]

    08/19/2016 5:07:53 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 7 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 21 Aug 2016 | John Semmens
    GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's visit to flood ravaged areas of Louisiana was panned by Presidential Press Secretary Josh Earnest as "a virtual usurpation of President Obama's prerogative. Everyone knows that it is the President's right to visit and comfort the afflicted. That a non-office holder like Trump would ignore this right demonstrates a dangerous overreach." Earnest contrasted Trump's unauthorized visit with President Obama's 2012 visit to hurricane damaged New Jersey, which he characterized as "in line with the accepted protocols of such events. As we saw then, Republican Governor Christie welcomed the President's attention. In Louisiana, though, Governor Edwards...
  • Obama Announces Plans to Visit Louisiana After Donald Trump Leads the Way

    08/19/2016 2:51:19 PM PDT · by detective · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 19 Aug 2016 | Charlie Spiering
    President Barack Obama announced plans to visit flood victims in Baton Rouge, Louisiana just hours after Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump visited the state on Friday. After Trump’s visit, the White House press office released a statement to reporters announcing that Obama would visit the state on the following Tuesday.
  • Police 'bust Malia Obama at wild Martha's Vineyard' party: First Daughter 'is rushed out by Secret

    08/19/2016 2:05:59 PM PDT · by ShivaFan · 113 replies
    Getty, AP, Reuters Daily Mail ^ | 18-August-2016 | Daily Mail
    "After Malia Obama was reportedly caught at a raucous party that was broken up by police, the first daughter went on a long walk with her dad near their vacation home on Martha's Vineyard."
  • Obama irks La. flood victims with memo warning them not to discriminate

    08/19/2016 12:53:11 PM PDT · by PROCON · 87 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | Aug. 19, 2016 | Valerie Richardson
    President Obama has refused so far to survey the Louisiana flood disaster, but he did let state and local officials know that he’s watching to make sure they don’t engage in racial discrimination. In a 16-page guidance issued Tuesday, the Obama administration, led by the Justice Department, warned Louisiana recipients of federal disaster assistance against engaging in “unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin (including limited English proficiency).” The guidance’s frameworks “highlight the importance of complying with nondiscrimination requirements of civil rights statutes, addressing the needs of the whole community, and ensuring equal opportunity to access...
  • President Obama to Visit Baton Rouge (Obama Folds)

    08/19/2016 12:49:53 PM PDT · by abb · 164 replies
    ABC News ^ | August 19, 2016 | Alexander Mallin
    President Obama is expected to travel to Baton Rouge next Tuesday to get a first hand look at the devastating flood damage in the state. This is a developing story. Please check back in for updates.
  • ‘He Has A Very Busy Schedule’ — DHS Secretary Defends Obama’s Absence In Louisiana

    08/19/2016 12:06:18 PM PDT · by detective · 79 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 19 Aug 2016 | Charlie Spiering
    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson visited Louisiana yesterday to reassure local officials and citizens in the state that President Obama cared about the victims of the devastating floods. When asked by reporters during a press conference if President Barack Obama would take time from his vacation to visit the state, Johnson was unable to commit.
  • Donald Trump Hands Out Supplies to Louisiana Flood Victims 8/19/16

    08/19/2016 11:40:02 AM PDT · by GilGil · 85 replies
    Right Side Broadcasting ^ | 8/19/2016 | Right Side Broadcasting
    August 19, 2016: After touring flood damage in Baton Rouge, LA, GOP Presidential nominee Donald Trump helped pass out relief supplies for the flood victims. Donald Trump Passes Out Supplies for Louisiana Flood Victims 8/19/16
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    08/19/2016 11:09:35 AM PDT · by GilGil · 57 replies
    Right Side Broadcasting ^ | 8/19/2016 | Right Side Broadcasting
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    08/19/2016 10:18:26 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    TheLocal.dk ^ | 19 Aug 2016 09:24 GMT+02:00
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    08/19/2016 9:25:07 AM PDT · by i88schwartz · 157 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | August 19, 2016 | RealClearPolitics
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    08/19/2016 8:55:28 AM PDT · by libertarian27 · 39 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aug 19, 2016 | Black Pigeon Speaks
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