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  • Republican Congressman Peter King Slams Self-Righteous Delusional Wing Of His Party

    02/28/2015 2:11:28 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    PoliticusUSA - Real Liberal Politics ^ | February 28, 2015 | Keith Brekhus
    Appearing on Luke Russert’s online MSNBC TV program, Shift, New York Congressman Peter King (R) slammed fellow House Republicans for not simply banding together to pass a clean funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security. King made it clear that he was fed up with Tea Party Republicans playing politics with Homeland Security funding. The New York Congressman declared: ”This madness has to end soon…I’ve had it with this self-righteous, delusional wing of the party.” King lamented that may GOP members of Congress come from very conservative districts where they “live in an echo chamber”. He argued that those...
  • Herzog 'Would Address the Palestinian Parliament' (But not Congress!)

    02/28/2015 1:41:30 PM PST · by Dave346 · 2 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 2/28/2015, 7:16 PM | Hezki Ezra
    Herzog vowed that, if elected PM, in his first 100 days as prime minister he would focus on three issues in particular: solving the housing crisis, "renewing relations with the US and the (political) process with the Palestinians." "If need be, I will travel to Ramallah and present to the Palestinian Parliament a vision of hope," he declared.
  • Gallup Daily: Obama Job Approval ( 42 % Approve/ 53 % Disapprove)

    02/28/2015 12:24:17 PM PST · by gusopol3 · 19 replies
    Gallup.com ^ | February 28, 2014 | Gallup Poll
    Gallup tracks daily the percentage of Americans who approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as president. Daily results are based on telephone interviews with approximately 1,500 national adults; Margin of error is ±3 percentage points.
  • Obama to preempt all programming to address Climate change: March 3 [Humor]

    02/28/2015 11:33:17 AM PST · by DanMiller · 1 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | February 28, 2015 | Dan Miller
    This is a guest post by my (imaginary) guest author, the Most Reverend Mohamed Allah-scimitar, President Obama's chief adviser on Islamic relations with Christians and Jews. The Most Revereddd Mohamed Allah-scimitar ********************** The worst crisis ever to face The Obama Nation -- man-caused global warming climate change -- continues to immobilize the country. It does so  contemptuously despite the decades-long warming trend recognized by all reputable scientists. Therefore, President Obama will use the emergency broadcast system to preempt all other programming, including the internet, to address the nation on March 3.Hell Niagara Falls freezes over [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zfdXJ7eVQs] Video linkViolent right-wing Christian and Jewish extremist Islamophobes have contended that, by virtue of its timing, President Obama's address...
  • How big is the target the government has put on your back?

    02/28/2015 10:19:02 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 15 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/28/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Our friends at Americanfreedomfighters.com have examined hundreds of US Government documents and developed a clear list of characteristics Barack Obama’s Administration thinks are “red flag” indications that make us terrorists in their eyes. All of these characteristics can be fully examined using the links provided by the authors. All of the following “forbidden” thoughts or actions will make you suspect in Obama’s eyes. Barack Obama thinks you are a terrorist threat if you talk about individual rights; support the idea of states’ rights; want to make the world a better place; identify with the colonists who fought the American Revolution;...
  • President Takes Defiant Stand on Amnesty SATIRE

    02/28/2015 9:28:24 AM PST · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 28 Feb 2015 | John Semmens
    President Obama announced that "we have expanded my authorities," and bragged that "my enemies are powerless to stop me from going forward with what is right for America." One of the "enemies" the President cited with scorn "is that Texas judge who thinks a court order can prevail against me. If President Jackson could defy the Supreme Court why should I have to heed a mere district judge? I am Commander-in-Chief of the world's most powerful army. The nation's largest police force—the FBI—works for me. What resources does Judge Hanen control?" Obama warned that "those who contradict my directives must...
  • Obama's True Enemy...[Daniel 11]

    02/28/2015 8:49:39 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 15 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 2/27/2015 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    Republicans, and conservatives that file into Tea Party meetings and rallies, Constitution Classes, and Libertarian gatherings, say time and time again that they are so tired of having to battle the failures of President Barack Obama. His failed policies are nearly more than they can digest. He fails to understand economics, his failed Obamacare program is destroying health care in America, he fails to understand the underlying reasons behind why the government shutdowns occurred, he has failed in the Middle Class and he has failed to bring anybody out of poverty. Failure after failure after failure after failure. He even...
  • The ignored wisdom of Mr. Spock and the timeless morality play, Star Trek

    02/28/2015 8:42:35 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 8 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 2-28-2015 | MOTUS
    Surely there’s some significance in the fact that Leonard Nimoy’s death intersected precisely with the death of the Internet as we know it. And even if not, it might serve as a good opportunity to review another timeless intergalactic morality play about an Emperor who ruled the universe by fiat. Spoiler Alert: that one didn’t end well, for the Emperor. Death Star, proceeding according to plan  Butt enough about Star Wars. Today, in memory of Spock’s departure from these earthly bounds, I thought I’d dedicate the post to quotes from him and other characters in Star Trek – a science...
  • The ‘imperial presidency’ is here and we aren’t doing much to reverse it

    02/28/2015 8:24:12 AM PST · by SleeperCatcher · 50 replies
    Absolute Rights ^ | 02/28/2015 | Jon E. Dougherty
    “Catch me if you can.” That’s what President Obama seems to be saying to the Republican-led Congress, to the Judicial Branch, and to every single American, regardless of political affiliation. He is daring all of us to try and stop him from implementing, on his own, the final act of his “fundamental transformation” of the country in the two years he has left in office. What’s worse is that we are letting him get away with it.
  • Part of Obama’s “Fundamental Change” for America is destruction of the military

    02/28/2015 8:05:50 AM PST · by darkwing104 · 21 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | February 28, 2015 | Jim Emerson, staff writer
    If the United States is to remain a sovereign nation, she must have a strong military capable of defending both her shores and her citizens against attack. This means that in addition to protecting the homeland, American troops must also protect our interests abroad, including our allies. When all is said and done, the United States must have armed forces capable of fighting and winning wars on two regional fronts. This week The Heritage Foundation released its 2015 Index of U.S. Military Strength. In the report, Foundation’s Analysts wrote “The U.S. does not have the right force to meet a...
  • Netanyahu is coming to Washington next week because Obama left him no choice

    02/28/2015 7:40:04 AM PST · by Former Fetus · 13 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | 2/27/2015 | Caroline B. Glick
    t is hard to get your arms around the stubborn determination of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today. For most of the nine years he has served as Israel’s leader, first from 1996 to 1999 and now since 2009, Netanyahu shied away from confrontations or buckled under pressure. He signed deals with the Palestinians he knew the Palestinians would never uphold in the hopes of winning the support of hostile US administrations and a fair shake from the pathologically hateful Israeli media. In recent years he released terrorist murderers from prison. He abrogated Jewish property rights in Jerusalem, Judea, and Samaria....
  • Trey Gowdy Fights Back Against Obama’s Amnesty With New Immigration Plan

    02/28/2015 4:57:07 AM PST · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2/27/15 | Chuck Ross
    South Carolina Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy has introduced an immigration bill to defund President Obama’s executive amnesty and expedite the removal of criminal aliens from U.S. soil. Named after Michael Davis, Jr., a sheriff’s deputy in California who was killed in the line of duty last year by an illegal immigrant, Gowdy’s bill would also provide a work-around for state and local governments to reinforce federal immigration laws while also implementing an annual review of the executive branch’s use of prosecutorial discretion in immigration cases. “If we are serious about finding a long term solution to our immigration system, we...
  • GUEST COLUMN: Obama the radical

    02/28/2015 5:16:10 AM PST · by Libloather · 11 replies
    Northwest Georgia News ^ | 2/27/15 | James Cook
    **SNIP** He wants to transform America and create a new society fundamentally different from the old one. Obama has little regard for the Founding Fathers because they allowed slavery to exist, making America the most racist nation, and he views the Constitution as an outdated document that limits his freedom of action. He rejects capitalism as an exploitive, oppressive system that produces inequalities in wealth. To Obama, America is not a force for good in the world, but rather a militaristic, imperialistic menace that has exploited weaker nations and done irreparable damage. Thus, his goals are to reduce America’s military...
  • 'Knives are out': Hawaii Dem faces backlash for taking on Obama over 'Islamist' extremism

    02/28/2015 4:46:49 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 29 replies
    FOX News ^ | February 28, 2015 | By Malia Zimmerman
    She was Hawaii's golden girl after winning a seat in Congress with support from top liberal groups, but now that Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has been critical of President Obama, her political reputation in the bluest of blue states is taking a hit. That isn’t stopping the twice-deployed 33-year-old Army veteran from continuing to challenge the president, her home state's favorite son, over his refusal to identify terror groups like the Islamic State as driven by "radical Islam.” “Every soldier knows this simple fact: If you don't know your enemy, you will not be able to defeat him,” Gabbard told...
  • The Lesson in MSM's Response to Rudy

    02/28/2015 3:59:52 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 4 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 2-28-15 | Lloyd Marcus
    A week or so ago, the MSM wanted Rudy Giuliani boiled in oil for daring to question Obama's love for America. They were shocked and outraged. How dare Rudy be so rude to Obama? They ran to Republicans for comments, hoping they would throw Rudy under the bus. As I watched the MSM go nuts over Rudy's “rudeness”, I thought, give me a break. This man (Obama) just unlawfully took over the internet. Obama refuses to acknowledge the radical Islamic Holy War and slaughter of Christians. ISIS publicly raped a three-year-old girl. Women are forced to divorce their husbands to...
  • FCC Issues Secret Regulations for Internet [semi-satire]

    02/27/2015 10:59:05 PM PST · by John Semmens · 13 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 27 Feb 2015 | John Semmens
    Anxious to rescue the Internet from what Federal Communications Chairman Tom Wheeler called a "regime of anarchy," the FCC approved over 300 pages of new rules designed "to bring order to this disorderly segment of our society." "Right now, pretty much anyone with access to the web can do or say whatever he wants," Wheeler pointed out. "This is very distressing to President Obama. At his urging we have adopted rules modeled on policies laid down by our agency in the 1930s." While loath to go into specifics "so as not to lose the very useful element of surprise as...
  • President Obama Breaks Into Tears as He Says Goodbye to Holder

    02/27/2015 9:03:13 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | February 27, 2015 | Pam Key
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Friday, President Barack Obama spoke at the portrait unveiling ceremony for outgoing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, which led to the commander-in-chief breaking into tears that he wiped away as he finished his remarks. The president said, “Having good men in a position of power and authority, who are willing to fight for what is right, that is a rare thing, a powerful thing....
  • Obama Taking His Family to Selma; Remembers Trayvon Martin at WH Event

    02/27/2015 8:25:32 PM PST · by PROCON · 50 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | Feb. 27, 2015 | Susan Jones
    (CNSNews.com) - "Next week, Michelle and I and the girls will be traveling to Selma to pay tribute, not just as a president or a first lady or as African Americans, but as Americans -- to those who changed the course of history at the Edmund Pettus Bridge," President Obama told a gathering at the White House on Thursday. Obama mentioned the "legends and giants of the civil rights movement" as well as "the countless American heroes" who aren't named in the history books, all of whom marched and sang and organized "to change this country for the better." He...
  • Between Esther and Congress

    02/27/2015 7:20:08 PM PST · by hiho hiho · 1 replies
    Israel Hayom ^ | February 27, 2015 | Emily Amrousi
    At the junction near Raanana Park there is a traffic light with a timer. I've never seen such a thing. It's an electronic sign with numbers counting down, informing pedestrians and drivers how much time is left until it turns green. I stared at the timer, my knuckles turning white on the wheel, pondering how life can be so short, with the constant news flashes and WhatsApp messages, and now a traffic light with patience issues. When the numbers approached zero, it reminded me of something else. The Iranian nuclear program, although it hasn't presented us with a 45-second stopwatch...
  • Obama: 'I loved Spock'

    02/27/2015 4:22:54 PM PST · by PROCON · 79 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | Feb. 27, 2015 | Brian Hughes
    President Obama Friday mourned the passing of Leonard Nimoy, the beloved Mr. Spock of "Star Trek" fame. "Long before being nerdy was cool, there was Leonard Nimoy," Obama said. "And of course, Leonard was Spock. Cool, logical, big-eared and level-headed, the center of Star Trek's optimistic, inclusive vision of humanity's future." Obama said simply, "I loved Spock."
  • CPAC Can’t Quit Palin. Neither Can I.

    02/27/2015 3:48:47 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 60 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | February 26, 2015 | Olivia Nuzzi
    The Sarah Palin who returned to the GOP stage Thursday had no props, few Palinisms, and just a ghost of her former folksy twang. So what if there were still falsehoods? Palin 2016! Failed reality television star and mistress of liberal America Sarah Palin is strutting out onstage at CPAC, clad in a white blazer and black skirt. She places her water bottle on the floor next to the podium and opens a binder. A typical Palin speech usually involves props: Dr. Seuss books or Big Gulp sodas. This year, she has none. A typical Palin speech is usually an...
  • Obama administration to ban bullets; AR-15 targeted

    02/27/2015 3:09:33 PM PST · by BlatherNaut · 35 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 2/27/15 | Rick Moran
    Another week, another example of the president's unending executive power grabs. The target this time is the most popular sporting and target shooting rifles sold in America; the AR-15.The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives is proposing a ban on the most popular ammunition for the AR-15, trying to backdoor Congress again on gun control. Washington Examiner: The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives this month revealed that it is proposing to put the ban on 5.56 mm ammo on a fast track, immediately driving up the price of the bullets and prompting retailers, including the huge outdoors...
  • Immigration Question

    02/27/2015 1:50:59 PM PST · by neverbluffer · 11 replies
    SELF | 02/27/2015 | NEVERBLUFFER
    Can someone please answer a question for me? We have been groomed over the years by the liberal crowd to believe that illegal aliens entering this country (illegally of course) is not a criminal offense, only a civil matter. However, the following code of laws regarding immigration state clearly: 8 U.S. Code § 1325 - Improper entry by alien (a) Improper time or place; avoidance of examination or inspection; misrepresentation and concealment of facts Any alien who (1) enters or attempts to enter the United States at any time or place other than as designated by immigration officers, or (2)...
  • Obama: Immigration Will Be Solved When There's A 'President Rodriguez'

    02/27/2015 1:34:11 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 58 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | February 26, 2015 | Bradford Thomas
    During a town hall on immigration Monday on MSNBC, President Obama told the audience that immigration would eventually be solved because there will be a "President Rodriguez." Obama led into his response by saying that one thing he's definitely learned during his time in office is that the president must be "the president of all the people, not just some." He then said that "over the long term" immigration would be solved "because at some point there's going to be a President Rodriguez or there's going to be a President Chen." His remarks were met with hearty applause.
  • Obama to sign short-term funding to keep Homeland Security open: White House

    02/27/2015 1:08:44 PM PST · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 27, 2015 | S.A. Miller
    The White House said Friday that President Obama will sign into law a short-term funding bill to avoid a midnight shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, a pledge that all but assures the funding fight over his deportation amnesty will last at least three more weeks. “The truth is, if the president is faced with the choice between the short-term extension and shutting down the Department of Homeland Security, he will sign the short-term extension,” White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said at the daily press briefing. The president’s willingness to accept the temporary funding being pushed by House Republicans...
  • Sheriff Joe warns amnesty judge on 'defiant' Obama

    02/27/2015 11:50:47 AM PST · by Ray76 · 22 replies
    WND ^ | Feb 27, 2015 | Bob Unruh
    An attorney for Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona’s Maricopa County is asking the judge who ordered federal bureaucrats not to implement President Obama’s amnesty-by-memo plan to order a hearing over the administration’s apparent refusal to abide by the order. Sen Ted Cruz, R-Texas, also raised the issue of compliance with the court order, too. “Violating an unambiguous federal court order by defying its instructions to cease and desist a particular activity would represent a significant breach of your authority, and would be an escalation in abuse of our separation of powers,” Cruz wrote to administration officials. “For a president and...
  • Congress close in on short-term Homeland Security bill

    02/27/2015 10:40:20 AM PST · by Reno89519 · 10 replies
    MyWay (AP) ^ | Feb. 27, 2015 | Erica Werner, David Espo
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress closed in Friday on approving a short-term spending bill for the Homeland Security Department that would avert a partial agency shutdown hours before it was to begin. The legislation also leaves intact Obama administration executive actions on immigration that Republicans have vowed to overturn. But Republicans insisted that passing a short-term bill preserved their ability to keep fighting them. An early vote in the House clearing the way for final passage of the bill was approved easily, 240-183. [snip] "I am not going to vote under any circumstances to fund illegal conduct," said Rep. Mo Brooks,...
  • The List: Obama's Three Hundred and Eighteenth Week in Office

    02/27/2015 10:20:31 AM PST · by Nachum · 3 replies
    Nachumlist.com ^ | 2/27/15 | Nachum
    NachumlistThe List: Obama's Three Hundred and Eighteenth Week in OfficeNews and Notes:   Net Neutrality: Adopting a solution that won't work, to a problem that doesn't exist, using legal authority we don't have.2/26/2015Obama and the IRSInvestigators Recover 32,000 Emails To and From Lois LernerObama and Your PrivacyFCC Commissioner: Order Undermines Free Market, ConstitutionFCC chief: Obama didn't dictate Web rulesRepublicans: FCC 'Net Neutrality', Vote Influenced by Obama Decision to regulate internet will lead to 'gov't control of the internet,' directly influenced by Obama, Republican lawmaker warns.Obama Sent Reddit a Hand-Written Note to Thank Users for Net Neutrality PushFCC Approves Net Neutrality in...
  • I sure hope you liberal dumb**ses remember you voted for this

    02/27/2015 9:43:01 AM PST · by Starman417 · 41 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-27-15 | DrJohn
    Remember this. Remember it well, you liberal dumb**ses: “What we’ve done is we’ve expanded my authorities under executive action and prosecutorial discretion..."Let's repeat that: “What we’ve done is we’ve expanded my authorities under executive action and prosecutorial discretion..."Your support of this megalomaniacal dictator is going to have long lasting consequences. “What we’ve done is we’ve expanded my authorities under executive action and prosecutorial discretion as far as we can legally under the existing statute, the existing law."Prosecutorial discretion: Prosecutorial discretion refers to the fact that under American law, government prosecuting attorneys have nearly absolute powers. A prosecuting attorney has power...
  • GOP Is Looking For "Captain America," But Captain America Wouldn’t Outlaw Midget Bowling

    02/27/2015 8:29:42 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 12 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 2-27-2015 | MOTUS
    I’ve been perplexed for six years as to why Hillary-the-Inevitable has already been deemed our next president. Likewise, I didn’t understand the Dems insistence on continually pumping up the deflated War on Women balloon and attempting to send it aloft again…and again when it clearly hasn’t been ready for prime time since the ‘80’s.Mylar; perfect.Then, as I was reading Daniel Henninger’s column, Captain America Won’t Save Us, it hit me: it was all part of “the deal” as I’ll explain in a bit. You have to feel sorry for the Democrats. In a world warming to presidential politics, what do...
  • There's Nothing Unpatriotic About Challenging Obama on Iran

    02/27/2015 7:17:07 AM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 27, 2015 | David Harsanyi
    The Obama administration values a future relationship with Iran more than it values the historic relationship it has with Israel. Unless there's a reversal in the reported deal with the Islamic Republic of Iran, all the superficial talk about this extraordinary friendship between Israel and the United States isn't going to mean much. And the histrionics surrounding Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned speech in front of a joint session of Congress only confirm that there are plenty of people who are happy about it. First, Americans were supposed to be outraged because Netanyahu engaged in a breach of protocol....
  • Obama Hates Christians — There, I Said It

    02/27/2015 8:20:53 AM PST · by george76 · 32 replies
    Western Journalism. ^ | February 26, 2015 | Jerry McGlothlin
    Today's chief persecutor of Christians has a name: Barack Hussein Obama. OK. Let’s stop beating around the bush and giving Obama the benefit of the doubt on this one. Put plainly: Barack Obama hates Christians. To illustrate this point, one need look no further than to read the book written by Obama titled The Audacity of Hope. On page 261 he wrote, “I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction. ” And when things got ugly, Barack kept his promise. He stood with Muslims and helped them persecute and murder Christians. But the...
  • Ted Cruz Bashes Obama for Calling 21 Coptic Christians Beheaded by ISIS 'Egyptian Citizens'

    02/27/2015 7:44:38 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 02/27/2015 | Samuel Smith
    National Harbor, Md.– Speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday, Texas Senator and potential 2016 presidential candidate, Ted Cruz, bashed President Barack Obama for labeling the the 21 Coptic Christians beheaded by the Islamic State in mid-February as "Egyptian citizens." Cruz also attacked the Obama administration for continuously ignoring the fact that most of today's international terror troubles are caused by "radical Islamic terrorists." Cruz asserted that America needs a leader that will not just identify the radical Islamic threat from groups like the Islamic State but also protect the liberty of international Christians. "When 21 Coptic...
  • ATF pushes bullet ban, threatens top-selling AR-15 rifle

    02/27/2015 7:13:20 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 72 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 27, 2015 | Paul Bedard / ·Washington Examiner
    It’s starting. As promised, President Obama is using executive actions to impose gun control on the nation, targeting the top-selling rifle in the country, the AR-15 style semi-automatic, with a ban on one of the most-used AR bullets by sportsmen and target shooters. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives this month revealed that it is proposing to put the ban on 5.56mm ammo on a fast track, immediately driving up the price of the bullets and prompting retailers, including the huge outdoors company Cabela’s, to urge sportsmen to urge Congress to stop the president.
  • The Benghazi Brief: A Powerpoint Presentation and Report

    02/27/2015 6:42:05 AM PST · by Randall_S · 4 replies
    Right Side News ^ | February 27, 2015 | Sundance
    The White House and Rep. Mike Rogers’ House Intelligence Committee don’t believe that you can handle the Truth about Benghazi. Sundance at The Conservative Treehouse does. His Benghazi Brief contains over two years of research with hundreds of very specific citations to support the evidence. The Brief has also been challenged and, with extensive vetting, factually withstood all scrutiny. The report, while exhaustive in detail, remains the strongest summary of events surrounding the two years leading up to the Benghazi Libya attack on 9/11/12. The Brief has been embedded in an audio Power Point presentation so that it can be...
  • Obama Tackles Zombie Apocalypse

    02/27/2015 6:15:56 AM PST · by SampleMan · 16 replies
    Self | 27 FEB 2015 | Sampleman
  • Sharpton heads to White House for civil rights leaders powwow

    02/27/2015 5:34:58 AM PST · by PROCON · 13 replies
    nypost.com ^ | Feb. 27, 2015 | Geoff Earle
    Another day, another Al Sharpton visit to the White House. Sharpton met with President Obama, along with a group of some 20 other civil-rights and faith leaders, Thursday for what was described as an update on administration priorities. He was joined by the heads of the NAACP, the National Urban League and other groups.
  • Sarah Palin On ISIS: Wake Up President! "We Will Never Submit" To Evil Of Radical Islam

    02/27/2015 5:06:22 AM PST · by Biggirl · 18 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | February 27, 2015 | Tony Lee
    On Thursday, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin declared that Americans will never “submit” to radical Islam and urged President Barack Obama to “wake up” and realize its existential threat.
  • Lawless: Treasury throws unauthorized $3 billion to insurers under Obamacare, won’t say why

    02/27/2015 3:42:34 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 36 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 2-16-15 | Noah Rothman
    It’s right there in the Constitution: “No Money shall be drawn from the Treasury, but in Consequence of Appropriations made by Law; and a regular Statement and Account of the Receipts and Expenditures of all public Money shall be published from time to time.” Which is why this latest episode of lawlessness from the administration so particularly galling. “The U.S. Treasury Department has rebuffed a request by House Ways and Means Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R- Wis., to explain $3 billion in payments that were made to health insurers even though Congress never authorized the spending through annual appropriations,” The...
  • Egypt Belly Dancer Running For Parliament: Sama El Masry Curses Islamic State....

    02/27/2015 1:39:38 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 21 replies
    International Business Times ^ | February 25 2015 1:19 PM EST | Lora Moftah
    Notorious Egyptian belly dancer Sama El Masry announced this week she will run for a parliamentary seat in Egypt’s March elections. The performer, whose online videos criticizing Islamists and President Barack Obama have gone viral on social media, may not yet have an electoral platform but she’s not wasting any time getting behind the Egyptian government’s airstrike campaign against Islamic State targets in Libya.
  • The GOP’s remarkable foreign policy advantage

    02/27/2015 12:10:20 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    Hot Air ^ | February 26, 2015 | Noah Rothman
    When Americans are asked what they define to be the nation’s most pressing security challenges, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (and Egypt, and Yemen, and Libya, etc.) is perhaps foremost on their minds. But the threat posed by ISIS is a near-term one. In the longer term, the ascension of regional powers and the threat they pose to their neighbors is of most pressing concern. Through inaction and indifference, President Barack Obama’s failure to safeguard the post-Cold War order and the relative global peace that has accompanied it has made the world a markedly more dangerous place. Americans...
  • Obama, pitch perfect (Islamic press loves their Sheikh)

    02/26/2015 11:13:56 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Al-Ahram Weekly of Cairo ^ | February 26, 2015 | James Zogby
    I must admit that I was somewhat sceptical as I approached this week’s “White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism” (CVE). I was concerned that it might end up being nothing more than a “box-checking” exercise. I was troubled that it might be perceived as targeting American Muslims and foster a sense of increased alienation for some, while at the same time feed the sense of suspicion that could result in a spike in hate crimes against Muslims. I was also wary of the fact that “CVE” has become a hustle for some social entrepreneurs who are set to spawn...
  • Iran Fires At Mock US Targets As Obama Attacks Israel

    02/26/2015 6:39:44 PM PST · by IsraelBeach · 5 replies
    Israel News Agency ^ | February 26, 2015 | Joel Leyden
    By Joel Leyden Israel News AgencyJerusalem, Israel — February 26, 2015 … When people ask why is Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu coming to Washington to discuss Iranian nuclear weapons, the answer should be - Google Iran. The first news item to appear is an Iranian military attack on mock US warships. A fiery attack on mock US warships as Obama and Kerry try to negotiate a nuclear weapons agreement with Iran? Let’s make this vividly clear, as US Secretary of State Kerry sits in Geneva at peace talks with Iranian leaders, Iran hangs Obama in effigy at a huge Tehran-sponsored...
  • Obama Sent Reddit a Hand-Written Note to Thank Users for Net Neutrality Push

    02/26/2015 6:31:10 PM PST · by PROCON · 79 replies
    mediaite ^ | Feb. 26, 2015 | Josh Feldman
    "Thanks Redditors! Wish I could upvote every one of you for helping to keep the internet open and free." —Obama While you were all engrossed by CPAC and rampant llamas, the Federal Communications Commission today voted in favor of new net neutrality regulations that, if fully implemented, would mean internet service providers could not discriminate in which sites and services customers would get access to. Websites like Reddit were at the forefront of net neutrality advocacy, and President Obama even voiced support of it months ago. So today, the president actually thanked Reddit directly in this hand-written note:
  • Obama Approves Funding for Pipeline

    02/26/2015 5:57:23 PM PST · by mission9 · 19 replies
    In 2014, the World Bank Group committed $5 billion in new technical and financial support for energy projects in six African countries, including Kenya, which have partnered with US president Barack Obama’s Power Africa initiative. Among the projects funded, is the world's longest heated pipeline, which will bring newly discovered Ugandan oil fields to market. The Japanese conglomerate, Toyota, is the major contractor. Much of the oil, is committed to Asian markets, like China. On February 24, 2015 President Barack Obama, vetoed the Keystone XL pipeline, which would be a big boost to mid American and Canadian oil production. When...
  • Greenspan: Effective demand as weak as during Depression

    02/26/2015 5:41:52 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 25 replies
    The fact that the market is anticipating that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates, yet the yields on the 10- and 30-year Treasurys are falling is an indication of how weak the overall global economy is, former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC on Thursday. In fact, effective demand is extraordinarily weak, he said. "The way I measure it, it's probably tantamount to what we saw in the later stages of the Great Depression," Greenspan said in an interview with "Closing Bell." That said, he acknowledged "it's not anywhere near what the problems were back then but we haven't...
  • Hillary’s Top Aides Knew from First Minutes that Benghazi Was a Terrorist Attack, E-mails Disclose

    02/26/2015 1:33:18 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 33 replies
    National Review ^ | 02/26/2015 | Andrew C. McCarthy Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/414500/hillary-clintons-top-a
    FULL TITLE: Hillary Clinton’s Top Aides Knew from First Minutes that Benghazi Was a Terrorist Attack, E-mails Disclose From the very first moments of the terrorist attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi on September 11, 2012, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her top aides were advised that the compound was under a terrorist attack. In fact, less than two hours into the attack, they were told that the al-Qaeda affiliate in Libya, Ansar al-Sharia, had claimed responsibility. These revelations and others are disclosed by a trove of e-mails and other documents pried from the State Department by Judicial Watch...
  • The Irrelevant Majority

    02/26/2015 5:38:07 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 19 replies
    Rapture Ready ^ | 25 Feb 15 | Matt Ward
    A constant refrain when discussing issues of radical Islam is that the overwhelming majority of Muslims are not radicalized. I agree completely. The vast majority of Muslim men and women are people who just want to live their lives, bring up their families and make the most out of the short time they have available to them. Almost all Western intelligence agencies are unanimous in their estimates that anywhere between 15-25 percent of Muslims worldwide are radicalized. That means there are between 180-300 million radicalized Muslim men and women in the world today. It is quite right to point out...
  • Oliver North: U.S. Military Needs ‘Commander in Chief Who Knows Our Enemy’

    02/26/2015 5:36:07 PM PST · by jazusamo · 41 replies
    CNSNews ^ | February 26, 2015 | Penny Starr
    Retired Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North spoke at a tribute to the U.S. military and veterans at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Oxon Hill, Md., on Feb. 26, 2015. (CNSNews.com/Penny Starr) (CNSNews.com) – Retired Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North said on Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Oxon Hill, Md., during a tribute to the U.S. military and military veterans that those who serve their country need a leader who knows the enemy they are fighting to defeat. “They need a commander-in-chief who knows our enemy and knows how to win. You can’t even say the...
  • Muslim Immigration Poses Serious National Security Threat

    02/26/2015 5:30:35 PM PST · by PROCON · 5 replies
    investors.com ^ | Feb. 19, 2015 | PAUL SPERRY
    France, Belgium and now even liberal Denmark regret letting in so many immigrants from Muslim countries. Their swelling Islamic communities have become breeding grounds for terrorists. So why is the U.S. opening the floodgates to foreign Muslims? The threat Muslim immigrants pose to homeland security was not addressed during the White House's three-day summit on terrorism.