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  • Clarice Feldman: The Administration's Epidemic Speech Tic

    02/01/2015 11:17:17 AM PST · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 1, 2015 | Clarice Feldman
    Except for Buenos Aires and the Upper East Side of New York, my corner of Washington, D.C. has the highest ratio of psychiatrists and psychologists per neurasthenic in the world. We also have the country’s most successful independent bookstore, where the shrinks, lawyers and political geniuses that populate our neighborhood hawk their books to each other. And me. Well, I’m always on the lookout for new cookbooks to add to the collection, which is taking over all four floors of our house. Having been mesmerized by the Food Section review of Elizabeth Warren’s latest, Sioux Sous Vide in this week’s...
  • Obama "Engages In Envy Economics": Proposes Offshore Profit Tax To Fund Public Spending

    02/01/2015 11:08:27 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 02/01/2015 | Tyler Durden
    Just as AAPL stock hits record highs and single-handedly rescues Q4 earnings from the doldrums, it appears President Obama is bringing his own brand of 'middle-class-economics' Robin-Hood-iness to crush the 'wealth generating' machine that has served America's 1% so well for so long. As AP reports, The White House plans a six-year half a trillion dollar public works program financed with a one-time mandatory tax on profits that U.S. companies have amassed overseas. Under current law, profits only face federal taxes if they are returned, or repatriated, to the US; but Obama's new deal would set a tax on...
  • Even under the Caesar of the day two years is not forever

    02/01/2015 10:09:38 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/01/15 | Judi McLeod
    Two years is not forever. Don’t let Obama, who, after all is really only a figment of his own imagination, make it so. In a world gone digital, life on earth’s much more a stage now than it was when William Shakespeare penned his immortal lines: “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.” The main difference today is that common man has become the captive audience who finds it all but impossible to...
  • AG Nominee Makes Case for Summary Executions on President’s Order [semi-satire]

    02/01/2015 9:31:17 AM PST · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 1 Feb 2015 | John Semmens
    In Senate hearings designed to vet Loretta Lynch, President Obama’s nominee for Attorney General, the question of whether it is constitutional for the government to use extrajudicial lethal force on an American citizen on American soil failed to elicit the obvious “NO” that should be expected from someone aiming to become the nation’s top law enforcer. As Lynch sees it, “it all depends on who gives the order. If it’s someone trustworthy like President Obama, I think we give him the benefit of the doubt. We can’t allow ourselves to get tied in knots over ‘due process’ concepts originating more...
  • Obama’s Executive Overreach at It Again: This Time, It’s ANWR

    02/01/2015 9:11:54 AM PST · by Libloather · 10 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 1/30/15 | IER
    On Sunday, President Obama announced that he will recommend to Congress that it should designate 12 million acres in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) as wilderness.[i] When briefing the press about the plan, Presidential Advisor John Podesta said that regardless of the law and Congressional action, the administration was going to manage these 12 million acres as if it had been designated as wilderness by Congress. That means that ANWR will be unavailable to resource development. In 1980, Congress set aside some of the acreage in ANWR (the “1002 area,” comprising the Coastal Plain) for future consideration of oil...
  • In Puerto Rico, Undocumented Immigrants To Get The Right To Vote

    02/01/2015 6:31:29 AM PST · by OddLane · 11 replies
    Latino USA ^ | January 30, 2015 | Marlon Bishop
    A few weeks ago, Puerto Rican Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla made a surprise announcement that soon he would submit legislation that would give undocumented immigrants and other non-citizens the right to vote in island-wide elections. The move has been commended by immigrants’ rights groups, but is viewed by many on the island as a cheap move by an unpopular governor to try and fix the next election. It’s also left many people on the island asking: can the governor legally do it? The answer, it turns out, seems to be “yes.” Federal law doesn’t stop states or cities from allowing...
  • Two Rotten Peas in One Very Rotten Pod

    02/01/2015 6:59:37 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 16 replies
    Tea Party Digest ^ | 1/31/2015 | Staff
    There will be hell to pay for Obama’s critics in the second term.” – the words of puppet master Valerie Jarrett to all who oppose Obama’s socialist and islamic agenda OK…let’s get something straight right up front…Barack HUSSEIN Obama is indeed a Muslim. He surrounds himself with Muslims…his actions and words confirm he is a Muslim…and NO church in America has any record of him ever having converted to Christianity. Now with that said it must be understood how this man has allowed our American government to be infiltrated by the enemy…and YES…Muslims at this point in time are indeed...
  • Lying Liars Lying Yet Again About the Taliban

    02/01/2015 6:50:10 AM PST · by LSUfan · 8 replies
    Terror Trends Bulletin ^ | 1 Feb 15 | Christopher Holton
    Obama and his Obamanistas have told so many outright lies about the Taliban over the years that we can now devote a lengthy article to it. It started way back in 2008 when Obama was campaigning for the presidency. Back in those days he was saying that Iraq was a sideshow and that President Bush had “taken his eye off the ball.” According to Obama, the good war was in Afghanistan and he was going to concentrate on Afghanistan, where the Taliban were fighting US forces, when he got to be president. That turned out to be campaign rhetoric. Sure,...
  • Story that Boehner blindsided Obama on Netanyahu invitation was manufactured agitprop

    02/01/2015 5:11:20 AM PST · by blueyon · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 1/31/15 | Ed Lasky
    correction appearing in the New York Times quietly unravels what has become a major story as phony agitprop, intended to discredit the leaders of Israel and the House of Representatives. Of course, the story is still believed by many, and has well served those in the White House and media who created and disseminated it. Omri Ceren spotted the correction and explained on Twitter: NYT tries to promote anti-Netanyahu talking point that #Israel blindsided Obama. They got just 1 tiny detail wrong.
  • Bill Maher: Obama 'perhaps the worst' on press freedom

    02/01/2015 2:24:55 AM PST · by Libloather · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/31/15 | Jesse Byrnes
    Bill Maher is throwing some shade on President Obama's credentials as a supposed champion of freedom of the press. The host of HBO's "Real Time" sat down Friday to discuss media coverage of secret government work with documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras, one of the journalists centrally involved in bringing revelations from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden to light. "I don't understand why he is perhaps the worst president we've had on clamping down on the press," Maher said. "He's used the Espionage Act more than any other president, right?" Maher added. Other members of the media have blasted...
  • Obama’s choice as ambassador to Mexico withdraws her name

    01/31/2015 9:01:45 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 31, 2015 9:59 PM EST
    President Barack Obama’s choice to be U.S. ambassador to Mexico has withdrawn from consideration. The White House says Maria Echaveste cites a prolonged confirmation process as well as her family’s best interests. …
  • This could blow the Obama regime apart

    01/31/2015 4:25:08 PM PST · by Starman417 · 26 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 01-31-15 | DrJohn
    As a candidate on 2008 Obama claimed to support whistleblowers. His website claimed that whistleblowing events were "acts of courage and patriotism" that "should be encouraged rather than stifled as they have been during the Bush administration." If back then we had used our Obama Bullshit Decoder Ring and applied DrJohn's Law, we would have known how that was going to go. The Obama regime has conducted a war on whistleblowers like none in history. It's so aggressive that even Common Dreams says the Obama administration has reached "a new low." "The Sterling case...sends a clear message to people in...
  • Likud Press Conference to Expose Obama-Labor Link

    01/31/2015 4:16:39 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 24 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 31/1/15 | Uzi Baruch, Gil Ronen
    The Likud party intends to hold a press conference in Tel Aviv Sunday in which it will expose details about “V15 – Victory in 2015,” a campaign it says is using foreign money, and lots of it, to boost Labor and Meretz in the elections. Likud has filed a motion to the Elections Committee, according to which V15 is carrying out an illegal indirect campaign with a connection to Labor and Meretz. V15 is “making criminal use of foreign sources of funding,” adding that the sums involved were “very high” and their sources unknown. Likud's press conference will include MK...
  • Navy abandons ‘Global force for good’ to broaden appeal

    01/31/2015 2:01:06 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 44 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 31, 2015 12:26 PM EST | Brock Vergakis
    The Navy is taking a new approach to its recruiting commercials: appealing to people who are already in uniform, have long since left the military and those who never will join. A slate of new Navy commercials have been developed to not only appeal to traditional recruits, but those already enlisted and Americans at large as the service seeks to improve retention and better position itself in the public eye in an era of shrinking defense budgets. […] Since 2009, the Navy had used the tagline “America’s Navy. A global force for good” as part of an effort to appeal...
  • The Bowe Bergdahl Charade

    01/31/2015 1:42:55 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/31/15 | Obie Usategui
    Enemies that self-perpetuate the cannons of destruction now permutating all facets of our lives You know, there is an old adage which claims that as we grow older we grow wiser. And so it is, as well it should be. There used to be a time when, politically speaking, I would always attempt to rationalize, legitimize, if you will, most antithetical historical events. I found myself invariably searching for yet genuine reasons on which to fault people’s adversative political incongruities, especially those that marked mankind and the human race in ways which we will never understand. The more I thought...
  • America is Being Delivered Directly Into the Hands of It’s Enemies

    01/31/2015 1:39:56 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/31/15 | Jerry McConnell
    Socialist/Communist Democrat Party Under Obama Leadership: America reaching 240 years is now open to the gravest doubts because of one man You have seen my columns stating that Obama is and has been the ruination of our once great and feared conservative nation but it is now becoming irreligious, feckless and subject to the moods and desires of a man who is unquestionably a phony actor pretending to be a Christian all the while damning Christianity and those who practice its teachings, including its most ardent bishops and priests. He coddles all things and persons Islam/Muslim, supplanting our once conservatively...
  • Online Video Purports To Show Islamic State Group Beheading Japanese Journalist Kenji Goto

    01/31/2015 12:47:41 PM PST · by Steelfish · 19 replies
    Online Video Purports To Show Islamic State Group Beheading Japanese Journalist Kenji Goto Japan says working closely with Jordan for release of captives held by Islamic State CAIRO (AP) — Online video purports to show Islamic State group beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto.
  • Open Jihad Declared in Egypt Following State Dept. Meeting with Muslim Brotherhood-Aligned Leaders

    01/30/2015 7:57:00 AM PST · by 444Flyer · 29 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | 1-30-15 | Adam Kredo
    'Muslim Brotherhood call for ‘long, uncompromising jihad’ The Muslim Brotherhood called for “a long, uncompromising jihad” in Egypt just days after a delegation of the Islamist group’s key leaders and allies met with the State Department, according to an official statement released this week. Just days after a delegation that included two top Brotherhood leaders was hosted at the State Department, the organization released an official statement calling on its supporters to “prepare” for jihad, according to an independent translation of the statement first posted on Tuesday. The statement also was issued just two days before a major terror attack...
  • Obama IRS Should Face Justice (Weekly Update)

    01/31/2015 11:09:54 AM PST · by jazusamo · 7 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | January 30, 2015 | Tom Fitton
    IRS Cover-Up Expands to Justice Department Exchanging Terrorists for an Army Deserter? Will Senate Endorse Obama’s Lawlessness?IRS Cover-Up Expands to Justice Department In an interview with Bill O’Reilly of Fox News about a year ago, President Obama said that President Richard Nixon was actually more liberal in his policies than Obama is. But, while comparing their policies, Obama conveniently left out one chilling similarity: Both presidents used the virtually unbridled power and authority of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to target their political opponents. In fact, in many respects Obama’s IRS abuses actually have been much worse than Nixon’s. As...
  • Netanyahu's Likud moves ahead in election polls as party seeks ban on Obama-affiliated organizations

    01/31/2015 10:04:26 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/31/2015 | Thomas Lifson
    Despite claims by Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson that Speaker Boehner’s invitation to PM Netanyahu has “backfire[d] on them both,” in the real world Netanyahu’s Likud Party has just moved ahead in the latest poll of the Israeliu electorate. The Jerusalem Post: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party reached the top spot in a Panels Research poll taken for The Jerusalem Post and its Hebrew sister newspaper, Ma’ariv Sof Hashavua, on Thursday for the first time since Labor and Hatnua joined forces on December 10 to create the Zionist Union. The Likud Party is firing back against the efforts of Obama-affiliated...
  • There ARE Two Americas: Want To Keep Them For 8 More Years?

    01/31/2015 8:08:27 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 4 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 1-31-2015 | MOTUS
    Democrats have always lived in Two Americas; and as long as BO and Joey are around they always will.First, there’s Big Guy’s fairy tale America (no offense to fairies): "There is no economic measure by which we are not better off" than when he took office, he said, and Democrats must tell that story. And then there’s Joey’s America: “To state the obvious, the past six years have been really, really hard for this country,” said Biden…“They’ve been really tough for our party. But together – and together — we made some really, really tough decisions — decisions that weren’t...
  • Let Alaska decide (Saturbray)

    01/31/2015 6:36:16 AM PST · by bray · 8 replies
    www.braylog.com ^ | 1/31/15 | bray
    Genesis 14:21 The king of Sodom said to Abram, “Give me the people and keep the goods for yourself.” Just as the price of gas is reaching levels Americans can both go to the grocery store and fill their cars in the same week, our Glorious Premier Obozo decides to close the remainder of the ANWAR desert to oil exploration. This oil reserve holds more than thirty years of energy for America and would further stabilize the price of gas, but Marxists like him hate cheap oil so he is closing this production by edict. Alaskans want to develop and...
  • What Sheriff Joe Just Said Will Have Obama And His Liberal Attack Dogs Howling Mad

    01/31/2015 6:28:24 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 16 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | January 30, 2015 | Norvell Rose
    What Sheriff Joe Just Said Will Have Obama And His Liberal Attack Dogs Howling Mad "America's Toughest Sheriff" makes his move... Norvell Rose — January 30, 2015 He says it will be “the toughest campaign I have ever run.” But that would seem to be the right kind of fight for Joe Arpaio, “America’s Toughest Sheriff.” In an email sent to friends and supporters, the 82-year-old Sheriff Joe says he has decided to run for a seventh term as the top lawman in Arizona’s Maricopa County. The email blast that went out today asks recipients to sign a “personalized ‘I...
  • Obama to Dems: 'Get informed, not by reading the Huffington Post'

    01/31/2015 4:27:21 AM PST · by Libloather · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/29/15 | Mike Lillis
    PHILADELPHIA – President Obama on Thursday asked wary House Democrats to hold their fire, while the administration negotiates several trade deals opposed by scores of liberal lawmakers. “Keep your powder a little dry,” he told the Democrats assembled here for an annual retreat, according to a source in the closed-door session. "Get informed," Obama also advised, "not by reading The Huffington Post." The president has long sought pacts expanding trade with both Asian and European nations, as well as trade promotion authority, known as "fast-track," from Congress. The issue has sharply divided the Democrats, as centrists tend to support the...
  • Congressional Democrats May Boycott Netanyahu Speech [semi-satire]

    01/31/2015 12:58:57 AM PST · by John Semmens · 16 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 31 Jan 2015 | John Semmens
    While a number of key Democrats were still wondering whether attending Netanyahu's speech to Congress in February would be proper, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) was adamant that "it sends the wrong signal. Congress acting in contradiction to the wishes of the President undermines his authority. If his Congressional subordinates can defy him without consequence, what will foreign leaders think?" A second consideration weighing on Pelosi's mind was "the unfairness of the United States appearing to endorse Netanyahu in his upcoming March election campaign. For Congress to interfere with another country's electoral process is just not right." As for...
  • White House grapples with fraught terrorism language

    01/30/2015 9:41:43 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 30, 2015 6:37 PM EST | Julie Pace
    Twice this month, the White House has publicly grappled with the politically fraught language of terrorism. In the days after a deadly terror spree in Paris, President Barack Obama was criticized for purposely avoiding calling the attacks an example of “Islamic extremism,” settling for the more generic “violent extremism.” This week, the White House struggled to explain why the administration sometimes classifies the Afghan Taliban as a terrorist organization—and sometimes does not. The rhetorical wrangling underscores the extent to which a president who pledged to end to his predecessor’s war on terror is still navigating how to explain the threats...
  • Israeli Officials: Obama has Already Given Iran 80% of What they Want in Nuke Negotiations

    01/30/2015 8:31:05 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The PJ Tatler ^ | January 30, 2015 | Rick Moran
    Considering that he has given our enemy Iran 80% of what they want in negotiations that were supposed to curtail their nuclear enrichment program, you bet I would. The guy is a pushover and if I played my cards right, I might end up walking off the lot with a free car. According to Channel 10 in Israel, Israeli officials believe that the American president is so desperate for a deal, he will give away the store — and American and Israeli security — in his quest to “make history” with the Iranians. Jerusalem Post: Israeli officials told Channel 10...
  • Israel Releases Footage Of An Iranian ICBM That Could Reach And Strike The US!

    01/30/2015 6:24:31 PM PST · by xzins · 73 replies
    RightWingNews ^ | 30 Jan 15 | Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
    So, tell me again why our President is threatening to veto any new sanctions against Iran? Why our Marxist leaders are insisting that Iran has a right to nuclear power, which in reality is nuclear warfare capability? Are we on the wrong side, suicidal or both? Obama is knowingly releasing the worst of the worst from Gitmo to go back and actively command and assist these terrorists. This isn’t some far off battle that doesn’t affect us. Iran’s missiles can now reach the United States! And it isn’t just them – it’s Russia and China too. They are literally salivating...
  • Safety in Numbers: Can Obama entrench his executive actions before he leaves office?

    01/30/2015 6:09:46 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    National Journal ^ | January 24, 2015 | Ronald Brownstein
    One inescapable conclusion from President Obama's confrontational State of the Union address this week is that he expects to reach few legislative agreements with the Republican Congress. There's probably a better chance of Republicans designating an "Affordable Care Act Appreciation Month" than of passing legislation to raise capital-gains taxes or to provide tuition-free community college, as the president proposed. This suggests that while Obama is hoping to frame a broader debate with his new proposals, he anticipates that he will make his greatest "fourth quarter" impact through executive actions that bypass Congress. He's already signaled that intention in recent months...
  • Obama precision medicine plan would create huge U.S. genetic biobank

    01/30/2015 4:43:52 PM PST · by 9thLife · 28 replies
    Science Magazine ^ | 29 January 2015 3:00 am | Jocelyn Kaiser
    The precision medicine initiative proposed by President Barack Obama last week would center on a huge new biobank containing medical records and genetic information for perhaps a million Americans. It would not be created from scratch by enrolling new volunteers, however, but would instead pull together existing studies into one giant database. That’s according to several scientists familiar with the broad outlines of the project who spoke on background with ScienceInsider. The biobank would be used for studies ranging from finding new disease-gene associations to working out how to use genomic and other molecular information in routine medical care. On...
  • Texas A&M Study Calls Obama 5th Best President in America

    01/30/2015 3:57:02 PM PST · by aMorePerfectUnion · 37 replies
    Email ^ | 1-29-15 | Email
    Texas A&M Study Calls Obama 5th Best President in America From a total of 44 US Presidents, Obama has been rated as the 5th best according to a study completed at Texas A&M University. The Public Relations Office at A&M released the following statement: "After only 5 years in office, Americans have rated President Obama the 5th best President in U.S. history." These are the results according to Texas A&M: 1. Reagan and Lincoln tied for first. 2. Seventeen presidents tied for second. 3. Twenty-three other presidents tied for third. 4. Jimmy Carter came in fourth, and... 5. Obama was...
  • Illegal immigrants released from custody committed 1,000 new crimes

    01/30/2015 3:34:16 PM PST · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 30, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    One thousand of the 36,000 illegal immigrant criminals the government released in 2013 have gone on to commit other crimes, including child sex abuse, hit-and-run and child cruelty, according to new data released Friday evening by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley. The information, which the Homeland Security Department provided to Mr. Grassley, details all 1,000 convictions including dozens of drunk-driving convictions, drug offenses and weapons convictions. But the more serious crimes include domestic abuse, carjacking and aggravated assault. One of the illegal immigrants, identified as No. 960, was subsequently convicted of inflicting injury on a domestic partner; child...
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Yucca Mountain Safe to Store Nuclear Waste

    01/30/2015 1:37:41 PM PST · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    CNSNews ^ | January 30, 2015 | Barbara Hollingsworth
    Yucca Mountain, located about 90 miles north of Las Vegas, Nev. (Nuclear Regulatory Commission) (CNSNews.com) – The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has released the final two volumes of a five-volume safety report that concludes that Nevada’s Yucca Mountain meets all of its technical and safety requirements for the disposal of highly radioactive nuclear waste. “With reasonable assurance, subject to proposed conditions, DOE’s [Department of Energy] application meets the NRC’s regulatory requirements” for the disposal of “high-level nuclear waste,” the regulatory agency announced Thursday. However, “completion of the safety evaluation report does not represent an agency decision on whether to...
  • Israelis make up their minds, spit at Obama

    01/30/2015 1:20:26 PM PST · by Nachum · 23 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 1/30/15 | Carl in Jerusalem
    Friday is poll day in Israel, and the polls show that Israelis are siding with their Prime Minister, and spitting in the face of President Obama. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party reached the top spot in a Panels Research poll taken for The Jerusalem Post and its Hebrew sister newspaper, Ma’ariv Sof Hashavua, on Thursday for the first time since Labor and Hatnua joined forces on December 10 to create the Zionist Union. The poll found that the Likud would win 25 seats, the Zionist Union 24, Bayit Yehudi 14, the Joint Arab List 12, Yesh Atid 11,...
  • Likud asks elections panel to bar campaigning by organization affiliated with Obama strategist

    01/30/2015 12:17:28 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 8 replies
    Haaretz ^ | January 30, 2015 | By Rory Arad
    Likud petitioned the Central Elections Committee on Wednesday for an order barring campaigning by the V15 organization, after Haaretz earlier this week reported on the organization’s efforts to replace the Likud-led government. V15, which stands for Victory 2015, is partnering with the pro-peace organization OneVoice. Its goal is to recruit thousands of volunteers who will go door to door before the election to persuade as many as one million people to vote to change the government. To this end, it hired Jeremy Bird, the national field director of U.S. President Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign, to organize its efforts. The Likud...
  • Oh how Hi –lari-ous: Obama Signs Executive Order Closing Congress - more sick jokes from the left

    01/30/2015 11:54:37 AM PST · by HammerT · 21 replies
    The New Yorker | January 29, 2015
    Title only:"Obama Signs Executive Order Closing Congress" But that says enough
  • Castro Now Issuing Demands On U.S. - Well Done, Mr. Obama

    01/30/2015 9:56:26 AM PST · by TangledUpInBlue · 17 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | 1/29 | Investors Business Daily
    Now, to add insult to injury, Castro has started issuing his own set of demands. In a speech at the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States summit in Costa Rica on Wednesday, he said there'd be no normalization of relations unless the U.S. ends the trade embargo, closes the naval base at Guantanamo Bay and takes Cuba off the list of state sponsors of terror. Oh, and he also wants the U.S. to stop allowing Cubans to stay in this country just because they manage to set foot on American soil. That's been causing a brain drain from the...
  • Obama has agreed to 80 percent of Iran's demands in nuclear talks, Israeli officials tell Ch. 10

    01/30/2015 11:36:27 AM PST · by C19fan · 36 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | January 30, 2015 | Staff
    Isreali officials told Channel 10 on Friday that they are convinced the Obama administration has already agreed to most of Iran’s demands in the P5+1 negotiations over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program. According to unnamed officials, Washington “has given the Iranians 80 percent of what they want” out of the negotiations, Channel 10 is reporting.
  • Barack Obama’s denialism puts us in greater jeopardy

    01/30/2015 11:25:26 AM PST · by Starman417 · 12 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 01-30-15 | DrJohn
    Barack Obama is a liar. That we know- it's a given. All of his statements have an expiration date and whatever he says, the opposite is true (DrJohn's Law). As his lies pile up, the ramifications are becoming dangerous to the US, especially with regard to foreign policy. Yesterday the White House asserted that the Taliban was not a terrorist group. The White House today said that the Taliban is not a terror group, but rather an “armed insurgency.” Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz responded to a question about whether Jordan’s plan to make a prisoner trade with ISIS was...
  • The List: Obama's Three Hundred and Fourteenth Week in Office

    01/30/2015 9:46:12 AM PST · by Nachum · 2 replies
    Nachumlist.com ^ | 1/30/15 | Nachum
    President Obama's Three Hundred and Fourteenth Week in OfficeNews and Notes:   Jake Tapper: I’m Ashamed by U.S. Leaders’ Absence in Paris1/29/2015Obama Ethics, Year 7Obama Adviser Podesta Caught Green-Handed In Major Ethics ViolationObama vs the 1st AmendmentDOJ Inspector General Report Finds No Evidence for Attkisson’s Hacking ClaimsSharyl Attkisson Testifies: If You Cross The Obama Adminstration, You Will Be Attacked and PunishedJournalist Sharyl Attkisson Testifies About Government Hacking AllegationsObama DOJSen. Ted Cruz Second Q&A with Attorney General Nominee Loretta LynchAttorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch: ‘Tough On Crime’ Means Tough On BlacksSenate to Loretta Lynch: How are you different than Eric Holder?Sheriff David...
  • Obama’s team in Israel to defeat Netanyahu

    01/30/2015 9:16:30 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/30/15 | Barry Shaw
    If Obama’s efforts help defeat Netanyahu another question to be asked is, can Israel survive the damage of an Obama presidency? When the French called for an anti-terror parade of world leaders following the Paris terror attacks one of the first to accept was Israel’s Prime Minister. According to the rumor mill, Hollande tried to dissuade Benjamin Netanyahu from participating in the rally, but Bibi stuck to his guns determined to show the world that Israel, under constant threat from terrorism, is defiantly linked, in fact leads, the war against terror. For Israel, it was the right thing to do....
  • Obama's Cuba initiative backfires big-time

    01/30/2015 9:07:35 AM PST · by jazusamo · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 30, 2015 | Thomas Lifson
    Raúl Castro knows a sucker when he sees one. Having watched Barack Obama, the world’s worst negotiator, hand concession after concession to the mullahs of Iran, he is going for a big score in the current negotiations over resumption of diplomatic relations, at President Obama’s initiative. Far from being grateful that he has been handed huge plums, he is making ridiculous demands. (And given Obama’s track record, you can’t call them unrealistic.) Alastair Jamieson reports for NBC News: Cuban President Raul Castro has demanded that the United States hand back its Guantanamo Bay military base - an apparent bargaining tool...
  • Accountability: It’s What Made America Great

    01/30/2015 8:51:01 AM PST · by NOBO2012
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 1-30-2015 | MOTUS
    Good news: the first black president has been ousted due to to poor performance. Bad news: it’s McDonald’s president, not ours.Donald Thomas: outApparently Mickey D thinks the CEO is where you look for accountability if things continue to decline:Same Store Sales, red arrow designates point at which Mr. Thompson took overButt that’s not the worst part: Not only did McDonald’s fire their first black president, they replaced him with a white Guy, a Brit who bears an unsettling resemblance to Simon Cowell. Tell me that’s not racist.Steve Easterbrook - inWhat went wrong? It’s not like McDonald’s wasn’t paying their historic...
  • FOUND! Obama’s boots on the ground in Israel, Canada and Egypt

    01/30/2015 8:28:14 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/30/15 | Judi McLeod
    Obama's meddling in the elections of other countries is proof positive that the Fundamental Transformation of America has gone to his head With no laws on their books to prevent it from happening, top Barack Hussein Obama campaign aides are masterminding anti Israel President Benjamin Netanyahu and anti Canada Prime Minister Stephen Harper 2015 election campaigns. It’s a huge news story virtually ignored by mainstream media and one that thus far keeps the people whom it will most impact, the citizens of two sovereign nations, in the dark: Almost overnight, Obama’s highly touted Fundamental Transformation of America has become the...
  • Cruz...letter to...Kerry demanding info on...campaign against Netanyahu by administration....

    01/30/2015 7:49:56 AM PST · by Reverend Saltine · 10 replies
    AmericanThinker.com ^ | January 30, 2015 | Thomas Lifson
    The intervention in Israel’s forthcoming election by groups that have received funding from the U.S. government, and which are staffed by veterans of the Obama campaign, certainly sounds like intervention on the internal politics of another nation – a big no-no on the world stage. It demands investigation, and unsurprisingly, Senator Ted Cruz, joined by Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY), is at the forefront. He has sent off a letter to Secretary of State Kerry asking specific questions – questions that can be repeated at Senate oversight hearings. Israel Matzav excerpts some of the key issues....
  • ISIS to Obama: We’ll Behead You and Make America Muslim

    01/30/2015 6:46:41 AM PST · by Patriot777 · 55 replies
    The terrorist group known as Daesh, “Islamic State,” ISIS or ISIL has threatened to behead President Barack Obama and turn the United States into a Muslim province, installing sharia law and incorporating America into its fledgling caliphate. “Know, oh Obama, that we will reach America. Know also that we will cut off your head in the White House and transform America into a Muslim province,” said an ISIS fighter in a video obtained by MEMRI, before beheading a Kurdish soldier. The statement was delivered from a street in Mosul, Iraq, which ISIS fighters have taken and where U.S. Marines formerly...
  • Iran — Unafraid and Undeterred

    01/30/2015 6:11:58 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 5 replies
    Caroline Glick ^ | 1/30/2015 | Caroline Glick
    Israel’s reported strike January 18 on a joint Iranian-Hezbollah convoy driving on the Syrian Golan Heights was one of the most strategically significant events to have occurred in Israel’s neighborhood in recent months. Its significance lies both in what it accomplished operationally and what it exposed. From what been published to date about the identities of those killed in the strike, it is clear that in one fell swoop the air force decapitated the Iranian and Hezbollah operational command in Syria. The head of Hezbollah’s operations in Syria, the head of its liaison with Iran, and Jihad Mughniyeh, the son...
  • 'Obama army' deploys to Tel Aviv to topple Netanyahu

    01/30/2015 5:56:56 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 39 replies
    WND.com ^ | January 27, 2015 | Aaron Klein
    TEL AVIV – A consulting firm almost entirely composed of former staffers of President Obama’s re-election campaign has been hired to run an election effort in Israel aimed at defeating Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The conservative blogosphere is reporting Jeremy Bird, national field director for Obama’s 2012 campaign, is now working for a new non-profit group, V15, that is running an effort to defeat Netanyahu in the upcoming election. A closer look at Bird’s consulting firm as well as its working relationship with the Israeli groups finds he is just one of scores of former senior Obama election campaign staffers...
  • Castro Is Now Issuing Demands On U.S. -- Well Done, Mr. Obama

    01/30/2015 4:11:36 AM PST · by IBD editorial writer · 26 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 01/29/2015 | IBD Staff
    Foreign Policy: Soon after President Obama announced plans to normalize relations with Cuba, Sen. Marco Rubio called him the worst negotiator since Jimmy Carter. Cuban officials are now proving Rubio right.
  • The First Family’s 529 Windfall

    01/22/2015 9:28:16 PM PST · by Steelfish · 6 replies
    Wall St. J. ^ | January 21, 2015
    The First Family’s 529 Windfall The large contributions the Obamas have already made won’t be taxed. If there’s any silver lining in the President’s plan to end the major tax benefit of saving for college, it’s that at least he’s not talking about taxing money that’s already been saved. This aspect of the Obama plan is particularly valuable to people like, well, Barack Obama. As we noted on Thursday, the President wants to allow the Internal Revenue Service to begin taxing distributions from so-called 529 plans, even if they are used as intended to fund legitimate educational expenses such as...