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  • Democratic Senator Lashes Out at Netanyahu For Voicing His Concerns on Israeli Security

    09/15/2012 8:32:43 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 30 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 15Sept12 | Jim Hoft
    The Obama White House invited Muslim Brotherhood President Morsi of Egypt to meet this coming week but Obama turned down an invitation to meet with Netanyahu. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lectured Barack Obama in the Oval Office on the dangers facing the Jews back in May 2011. Now this… Far left Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) slammed Jewish leader Benjamin Netanyahu for raising concerns on the Iranian program that threatens Israel’s existence. The antiwar leftist sent Netanyahu an open letter this week asking him to take back his recent arguments on Obama’s dangerous Israeli policy.
  • In White House, Obamas hang painting suggestive of airplane prop cutting thru US flag (vanity)

    03/25/2015 12:43:43 PM PDT · by matt1234 · 85 replies
    me | 3-25-15 | me
    Interesting choice of symbolism. See attached picture, painting at left.
  • Report: Va. governor received special treatment from Homeland Security

    03/25/2015 6:36:10 AM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 13 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 03/25/2015 | Tom Hamburger and Rachel Weiner
    "The long-anticipated report found no evidence of law-breaking. But members of the department’s staff perceived Mayorkas’s actions as “politically motivated,” and the report concluded that he had 'created an appearance of favoritism and special access.'"
  • WH on Iran leader’s “death to America” comments: That’s just stuff he says for his domestic audience

    03/24/2015 11:29:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/24/2015 | AllahPundit
    No, it isn’t, as any American soldier who’s faced off with a Shiite militia in Iraq could tell you, but that’s where we’re at right now in American diplomacy. Watch to the very end of the clip below for the key bit from Jim Acosta and ask yourself if this is something the White House sincerely believes or if they’re now so invested in a legacy-building detente with Iran that they’re willing to spin “death to America” rhetoric from the mullahs to get it done. David Brooks, pondering the related question of Iranian anti-semitism, thinks it’s more the latter...
  • With Cruz in the 2016 race, the battle for conservative voters heats up

    03/24/2015 8:18:14 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 10 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | March 24, 2015 | Philip Rucker,Robert Costa
    Ted Cruz’s splashy entry into the 2016 race Monday intensifies the early battle to consolidate conservative voters who are intent on denying the Republican Party establishment yet another presidential nomination.
  • White House (Chief of Staff) warns Netanyahu that 'occupation must end'

    03/23/2015 4:37:21 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 43 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 3/23/15 | AFP
    Washington (AFP) - The White House on Monday bluntly warned Israel that its occupation of Palestinian land must end, dismissing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to take back controversial campaign pledges. In unusually tough language that underscores the fracture in relations between Washington and Israel, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough said "an occupation that has lasted for almost 50 years must end." McDonough criticized Netanyahu's pre-election pledge to block the creation of a Palestinian state -- the supposed end goal of decades of fruitless peace talks -- and he questioned Netanyahu's efforts to undo the damage. "We cannot...
  • Sen. Ted Cruz announces presidential bid with Twitter post, video

    03/23/2015 7:58:39 AM PDT · by thetallguy24 · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | 03/23/2015 | Foxnews.com
    Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz announced that he will run for president in 2016 via a Twitter post early Monday, becoming the first major candidate to officially declare. "I'm ready to stand with you to lead the fight," Cruz says as the video concludes. Shortly after midnight Monday, the campaign had launched its website.  Cruz had been expected to make the official announcement later Monday during a speech at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. He is expected to start his campaign immediately rather than launch an exploratory committee, which many do as a precursor to a campaign. 
  • Khamenei calls ‘Death to America’ as Kerry hails progress on nuke deal

    03/21/2015 5:51:47 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 51 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | 3/21/2015 | TIMES OF ISRAEL STAFF, AP AND AFP
    Day after Obama urges Iran to seize ‘historic opportunity,’ supreme leader says US seeks to create insecurity. Iran’s Supreme leader Ali Khamenei called for “Death to America” on Saturday, a day after President Barack Obama appealed to Iran to seize a “historic opportunity” for a nuclear deal and a better future, and as US Secretary of State John Kerry claimed substantial progress toward an accord. Khamenei told a crowd in Tehran that Iran would not capitulate to Western demands. When the crowd started shouting, “Death to America,” the ayatollah responded: “Of course yes, death to America, because America is the...
  • White House Antagonism Toward Netanyahu Grows

    03/21/2015 12:41:23 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 80 replies
    NYT ^ | March 20, 2015 | By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS
    WASHINGTON — The White House is stepping up its antagonism toward Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu despite his victory in this week’s elections, signaling that it is in no rush to repair a historic rift between the United States and Israel. The sharpened tone indicates that the Obama administration may be re-evaluating its relationship with its closest ally in the Middle East, having lost patience with Mr. Netanyahu in the closing days of an election campaign in which he spotlighted deep disagreements with President Obama over a Palestinian state and a nuclear deal with Iran. “You reach a tipping point,” said...
  • Secret Service wants $8 million White House replica for training

    03/20/2015 3:52:37 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 03/20/2015
    Washington (AFP) - The US Secret Service has requested $8 million to build a replica of the White House for use in training agents to prevent incidents like last year's mansion intrusion, the agency's director said Tuesday. Joseph Clancy said the agency's current rudimentary training facility, in Beltsville, Maryland, is not to scale, and has "no structures, vehicle gates, lighting, or other aides to enhance the training simulations." He told a House of Representatives panel reviewing 2016 funding that his agency's budget "includes $8 million for the design and initial construction of a White House mock-up" in Maryland that will...
  • Does Obama's Religion Have Anything To Do With White House Anti-semitism?

    03/19/2015 7:41:20 AM PDT · by Stayfree · 33 replies
    Self | March 19, 2015 | Self(vanity)
    The emperor has no clothes...Obama exposes himself for what he is! His pattern of favoring Muslim interests over the interests of Israel has become disgustingly obvious to the whole world. Dick Cheney has defined Obama perfectly...Obama himself is flushing his own legacy down the toilet day by day.........
  • We Shall Not Rest Until We Raise Flag Of Islam Over The White House

    03/18/2015 10:48:15 AM PDT · by richardtavor · 26 replies
    Memri.Org ^ | March 17, 2015 | Staff
    March 17, 2015 Special Dispatch No.5996 Iranian Leader Khamenei: A Society Steeped In The Spirit Of Martyrdom Is Unstoppable; Khamenei's Representative In IRGC Qods Force: We Shall Not Rest Until We Raise Flag Of Islam Over The White House In statements on February 26, 2015, both Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and Ali Shirazi, his representative in Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) elite Qods Force, stressed the need to instill the values of jihad and martyrdom in Iranian society, and reiterated the ideological principles of the Islamic Revolution – enmity towards the U.S. and opposition to American hegemony and...
  • BREAKING: Letter to White House Returns Presumptive Positive for Cyanide

    03/17/2015 5:58:50 PM PDT · by rightistight · 36 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 3/17/15 | Aurelius
    A letter sent to the White House has tested positive for cyanide. The Secret Service, to make certain, has sent the letter out again to confirm that it indeed has come in contact with the deadly poison. The letter was received Monday at the White House Mail Screening Center and chemical testing today showed that it contained cyanide. This is a breaking news story and we'll update as more information becomes available.
  • Secret Service Director Clancy Wants $8M Replica White House for Training

    03/17/2015 4:08:09 PM PDT · by don-o · 36 replies
    NBC ^ | March 17, 2015
    The Secret Service would like $8 million to build a replica White House for training purposes following a string of security lapses, including one last year when a fence-jumper made it deep inside the President's residence, the Secret Service Director said Tuesday. Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy told a House Appropriations subcommittee that agents would be able to "train more efficiently" if they had access to a "mock-up" White House. Clancy said he'd like for the replica to be built in Beltsville, Maryland, about 20 miles from the actual White House. Clancy estimates that the design and construction of the...
  • White House Move To Exempt Itself From FOIA Regs Raises Eyebrows

    03/17/2015 12:50:24 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 39 replies
    Value Walk ^ | 3-17-2015
    The White House’s new rules exempting an administrative office from being subject to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) have raised eyebrows among transparency advocates. The FOIA allows citizens to obtain government documents from federal agencies. In a Federal Register notice scheduled to publish on Tuesday morning, the action to exempt the Office of Administration is listed as a final rule, implying there will be no opportunity for public comment. The notice highlights that the Executive Office of the President, Office of Administration, is removing regulations from the Code of Federal Regulations related to the status of records created and...
  • White House office to delete its FOIA regulations

    03/16/2015 3:01:27 PM PDT · by upchuck · 59 replies
    USA Today-Link only | Mar 16, 2015 | Gregory Korte
    http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2015/03/16/white-house-foia-regulations-deleted/24844253/
  • Fractal Symetry [Charismatic Caucus]

    03/15/2015 1:25:08 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 6 replies
    bible ^ | 3-15-15 | Jedediah
    My Fractal Symmetry balances The Father's Heart for He is the source of Love and I AM the Avenue to His Heart therein if you have seen Me, heard Me,listened and obeyed Me as your Shepherd then we are already one and the Kingdom is yours for in your obedience to Me "THE WORD" you dissolve into balance and I AM , therefore your quotient becomes Eternal and "We are one" . . . John 14:3 If I go and prepare a place for you , I will come again and will take you to myself , that where I...
  • Jon Voight supports Netanyahu in new ad, says Obama abandoning Israel - can buddy up to her ENEMIES

    03/15/2015 6:21:26 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 12 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | Mar 15, 2015
    Jon Voight supports Netanyahu in new ad, says Obama abandoning Israel so he can buddy up to her ENEMIES VIDEO Posted by The Right Scoop on Mar 15, 2015 in Foreign Policy By The Right Scoop Legendary actor Jon Voight has created a new ad with an urgent message to Israel, explaining that Obama wants Bibi Netanyahu to lose and is NO friend of Israel. He points out that Obama wants to control Israel because his agenda is to be friends with Israel’s enemies.
  • Secret Service agents disrupted bomb investigation at White House

    03/13/2015 6:53:21 AM PDT · by McGruff · 33 replies
    Washington Compost ^ | March 12, 2015 | Carol D. Leonnig and Peter Hermann
    Two Secret Service agents suspected of being under the influence while striking a White House security barricade drove through an active bomb investigation and directly beside the suspicious package, according to current and former government officials familiar with the incident. These and other new details about the March 4 incident emerged Thursday from interviews and from police records obtained by The Washington Post
  • Four Reasons the President’s TechHire Initiative Will Lead to a More Diverse Tech Sector (racism)

    03/11/2015 10:03:31 AM PDT · by jacknhoo · 38 replies
    Medium ^ | MAR 10 2015 | Brian Forde
    Four Reasons the President’s TechHire Initiative Will Lead to a More Diverse Tech Sector Yesterday the President launched TechHire, a timely initiative linking 20 communities and 300 employers to fill 120,000 tech jobs through accelerated training programs, such as coding bootcamps. TechHire was the last initiative I worked on before leaving the White House, so I wanted to share my thoughts on why I think it will improve the skills gap and develop a more diverse tech sector by addressing four critical areas: · Increasing access to $100 Million in educational grants · Standardizing the way top coding bootcamps are...
  • Creepy Obama Cult Calls for Charges Against Sitting Senators

    03/11/2015 6:53:36 AM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 58 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 03-11-2015 | Michael Walsh
    The federal government is now the enemy of the good people of the United States. "File charges against the 47 U.S. Senators in violation of The Logan Act in attempting to undermine a nuclear agreement. "On March 9th, 2015, forty-seven United States Senators committed a treasonous offense when they decided to violate the Logan Act, a 1799 law which forbids unauthorized citizens from negotiating with foreign governments. Violation of the Logan Act is a felony, punishable under federal law with imprisonment of up to three years."
  • THAT Press Conference was very insulting. .

    03/10/2015 1:13:53 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 131 replies
    -For convenience I used private email address while at the State Department because I wanted to use one device for both personal and work emails..... You need a different device for each email account? Who knew? - There was no security breach because the server was at a private location (home) surrounded by secret service. .. Ever heard of hacking? The hacker is at a remote location and doesn't have to be physically there - I deleted personal emails How do we know that they were personal. No one knows because it's a home brewed server - I handed over...
  • Hillary's Private Email Scandal Goes Deeper

    03/10/2015 7:00:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 10, 2015 | John Ransom
    Hillary Clinton is not the first official in the Obama administration to have been caught using private email accounts. And likely she will not be the last. Promising the most transparent administration in the history of the universe, I’m starting to get the idea that perhaps the administration might have a whole bunch of officials – inside and outside the White House -- who are trying to skirt Freedom of Information requirements by claiming their private email addresses are privileged. You might remember Lisa Jackson, the former head of the EPA. She got bounced in part because she cultivated various...
  • Obama: “We’re The Slaves Who Built The White House”

    03/09/2015 11:56:50 AM PDT · by yoe · 65 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | March 7, 2015 | DANIEL HALPER
    "Look at our history. We are Lewis and Clark and Sacajawea, pioneers who braved the unfamiliar, followed by a stampede of farmers and miners, and entrepreneurs and hucksters. That’s our spirit. That’s who we are.
  • Obama: "We’re the Slaves Who Built the White House"

    03/08/2015 11:57:02 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 103 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | March 8, 2015 | Daniel Halper
    "Look at our history. We are Lewis and Clark and Sacajawea, pioneers who braved the unfamiliar, followed by a stampede of farmers and miners, and entrepreneurs and hucksters. That’s our spirit. That’s who we are.
  • Egyptian President El-Sisi’s Shuts Down 27,000 MOSQUES to Fight Radical Islam

    03/07/2015 7:32:20 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 23 replies
    Conservative Post ^ | 3/6/2015 | Am
    Ehyptian President El-SISI is serious about fighting terroris. According to Al Monitor: The Egyptian Ministry of Religious Endowment has shuttered 27,000 local places of worship to fight terrorism. An Egyptian administrative court on Feb. 18 upheld the Ministry of Religious Endowments’ decision issued in September 2013 to close down neighborhood places of worship of less than 80 square meters (861 square feet), a move intended to protect young people from the militancy and extremism that can prevail in such places, which lack the legal standing to hold Friday prayers.
  • North Korea warns it will turn White House into a ‘wasteland’

    03/06/2015 8:23:29 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 48 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 03/06/2015
    SEOUL, March 6 (UPI) — A North Korean news website denounced remarks a former U.S. negotiator made in Seoul and threatened to decimate the White House and other “strongholds” into a wasteland. The strongly worded statement, released on Saturday Pyongyang time, focused on the statements made by Christopher Hill, the former top U.S. delegate in the six-party talks. The negotiations, which addressed the North Korean nuclear crisis, were discontinued in April 2009 when North Korea pulled out of the talks.
  • White House alerted to potential Clinton email problem in August

    03/06/2015 12:48:03 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Politico ^ | 03/06/2015 | By EDWARD-ISAAC DOVERE
    The White House, State Department and Hillary Clinton’s personal office knew in August that House Republicans had received information showing that the former secretary of state conducted official government business through her private email account — and Clinton’s staff made the decision to keep quiet. Sources familiar with the discussions say key people in the Obama administration and on Clinton’s staff were aware that the revelation could be explosive for the all-but-announced candidate for president. But those involved deferred to Clinton’s aides, and they decided not to respond. In the end, Clinton’s staff waited six months — until after the...
  • Congress demands Obama-approved IRS emails disclosing taxpayers’ info

    03/04/2015 9:30:06 AM PST · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 4, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    Two top congressional chairmen demanded Wednesday that the IRS turn over all its emails that might have given private taxpayer information to the White House, after President Obama’s lawyer last week passed the buck to the tax agency, insisting they would be able to search for the emails. The IRS last year had claimed it didn’t have the technological ability to search for those emails, so Senate Finance Chairman Orrin G. Hatch and House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan went to the White House for them. In letters last month White House lawyer W. Neil Eggleston declined, saying he...
  • Two Arrested After Two Separate White House Security Breaches

    03/02/2015 3:23:59 PM PST · by VanShuyten · 14 replies
    NBC 4 DC ^ | 3/2/2015 | Unknown
    Updated 6 hours ago Two people were arrested in two separate White House security breaches in less than 24 hours, NBC News reported. Around 6:45 a.m. Monday, a man tried to get in through a gate that was open for construction workers who were leaving from a north side entrance of the White House.
  • Obama to veto bill letting Congress weigh in on Iran deal

    02/28/2015 8:40:44 PM PST · by conservativeread · 39 replies
    Conservative Read ^ | 02/28/15 | christopher paiva
    President Barack Obama would veto a bill recently introduced in the U.S. Senate allowing Congress to weigh in on any deal the United States and other negotiating countries reach with Iran on its nuclear capabilities, the White House said on Saturday. “The president has been clear that now is not the time for Congress to pass additional legislation on Iran. If this bill is sent to the president, he will veto it,” said Bernadette Meehan, a spokeswoman for the White House’s National Security Council...
  • Home is where the POTUS is: Al Sharpton returns to White House 'for his 73RD visit' with Obama...

    02/28/2015 1:31:27 PM PST · by Libloather · 29 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/27/15 | Snejana Farberov
    Home is where the POTUS is: Al Sharpton returns to White House 'for his 73RD visit' with Obama to discuss problems facing minorities Reverend Al Sharpton apparently cannot get enough of the White House. The prominent civil rights leader and MSNBC talk show host was invited Thursday to a meeting with President Obama and other African-American activists, making it his 73rd visit to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue since 2009, according to some estimates. In a press release sent out ahead of the summit, White House officials described the occasion as an 'opportunity to have a dialogue with the leaders about the...
  • Is POTUS in Pain because FLOTUS may Walk?

    02/24/2015 10:18:26 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 74 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/24/15 | George Spelvin
    Calling Barack Obama a Commander in “Cheat,” the NATIONAL ENQUIRER this week in an online report has revealed that our First Lady (FLOTUS) is so fed up with the President that D I V O R C E may be coming to America’s White House! Allegedly, a very “vicious” legal maestro only awaits 2014, IRS tax filings for divorce action. So rather than being delayed until 2017, the long rumored marital split may now be imminent! (1) Just think how much worldwide press this turn of events would generate. How important, in contrast, would be the threat of ISIS at...
  • Daughter of former Obama pastor sent to jail after new allegations surface - Jeremiah Wright

    02/24/2015 5:54:01 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 24 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | February 24, 2015 | Ray Long
    Daughter of former Obama pastor sent to jail after new allegations surface By Ray Long Chicago Tribune contact the reporter The daughter of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, the former pastor of President Barack Obama, was sent to jail Monday by a federal judge who revoked her bond in a money laundering case. lRelated Rev. Jeremiah Wright's daughter found guilty of money laundering Breaking News Rev. Jeremiah Wright's daughter found guilty of money laundering Jeri Wright, 49, of Hazel Crest, was convicted last March of 11 corruption counts, including money laundering and lying to a grand jury, in a case tied...
  • White House stiff-arms IRS taxpayer information sharing probe

    02/22/2015 5:34:57 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 13 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 02/22/2015 | Stephen Dinan
    The White House told Congress last week it refused to dig into its computers for emails that could shed light on what kinds of private taxpayer information the IRS shares with President Obama’s top aides, assuring Congress that the IRS will address the issue — eventually.
  • White House may not send a cabinet-level official to largest gathering of pro-Israel Americans...

    02/23/2015 4:25:19 PM PST · by Libloather · 16 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/23/15 | Francesca Chambers
    White House may not send a cabinet-level official to largest annual gathering of pro-Israel Americans - and the president won't go either The White House confirmed on Monday that President Barack Obama doesn't plan to attend the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's conference next week, held annually in Washington, D.C., and that no cabinet-level U.S. official is currently scheduled to make an appearance. The 'largest gathering of America's pro-Israel community,' according to the confab's organizations, AIPAC draws a crowd of roughly 14,000 attendees, many of whom are of Jewish heritage. The last time Obama showed up at the conference was...
  • ‘Incredibly childish’ Obama White House plotting ways to dis Netanyahu visit

    02/22/2015 6:02:52 AM PST · by Libloather · 41 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | 2/22/15 | Michael Dorstewitz
    As if U.S.-Israeli relations weren’t strained enough, reports have surfaced that the Obama administration may be taking steps to subvert Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s scheduled visit next month to address Congress. **SNIP** The Associated Press reported that the administration is considering options short of the president delivering a speech to Congress rebutting the prime minister’s remarks. The AP story said: Among them: a presidential interview with a prominent journalist known for coverage of the rift between Obama and Netanyahu, multiple Sunday show television appearances by senior national security aides and a pointed snub of America’s leading pro-Israel lobby, which is...
  • White House is Sad

    02/20/2015 1:06:52 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 32 replies
    Various | 02/20/2015
    White House's Earnest: 'I feel sorry for Rudy Giuliani' Philly.com  - ‎17 minutes ago‎         FILE - In this May 12, 2014 file photo, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks in New York. Democrats on Thursday assailed Giuliani for questioning President Barack Obama's love of country, and urged the potential field of Republican presidential ...     White House Says Giuliani Criticism Is Just 'Sad' TIME-1 hour ago White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Friday that he feels “sorry” for former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who has spent the past ... White House: Giuliani criticism...
  • White House Touts Jobs for Jihadists

    02/18/2015 1:36:43 PM PST · by george76 · 24 replies
    Radix News ^ | February 18, 2015 | Michelle Malkin
    At the White House Summit on Extremism That Shall Remain Unspecified Because Violent Followers Belonging To Unnamed Extremist Movement Might Take Extreme Offense And Act Extremely, the feds are touting a groundbreaking new strategy to fight terrorists. Just kidding. It’s actually the same old futile strategy that big-government liberals use to cure everything: mo’ money, mo’ money, mo’ money. ... Muslim jihadists chopped off the heads of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya this weekend. Muslim jihadists launched deadly shooting sprees in Copenhagen at a cartoonists free-speech event and a synagogue. Muslim jihadists murdered Jews at a kosher deli in...
  • Muslim Leader Who Called Israel a ‘Suspect’ After 9/11 Meets with Biden at White House

    02/18/2015 7:16:52 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 6 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | Feb 18, 2015 | Adam Kredo
    Muslim Leader Who Called Israel a ‘Suspect’ After 9/11 Meets with Biden at White House Critics call Salam Al-Marayati anti-Israel and soft on terrorism BY: Adam Kredo February 18, 2015 5:00 am A controversial U.S. Muslim leader who has been highly critical of Israel and said that the Jewish state should be on the “suspect list” in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks participated on Tuesday in a White House summit on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) that featured Vice President Joe Biden. Salam Al-Marayati, founder of the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC), tweeted out a photo of himself at...
  • David Axelrod claims 'there hasn't been a major scandal' in the Obama White House

    02/18/2015 3:13:21 AM PST · by Libloather · 37 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/17/15 | David Martosko
    Longtime presidential adviser David Axelrod claims 'there hasn't been a major scandal' in the Obama White House – and draws a mix of applause and laughter Longtime Obama administration political insider David Axelrod claimed on Monday that the Obama administration hasn't been tainted by a smidgen of scandal. The surprising boast came during a Q&A at the University of Chicago Institute of Politics, an organization he founded and leads. 'I'm proud of the fact that basically you have had an administration in place for six years in which there hasn’t been a major scandal,' Axelrod said. 'And I think that...
  • White House summit won't focus solely on IS group

    02/16/2015 5:34:47 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 18 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 2/16/15 | Darlene Superville - AP
    RANCHO MIRAGE, California (AP) — A White House summit this week on countering violent extremism will not focus exclusively on threats from the Islamic State group, senior administration officials said Monday. While the militant group, which has killed several Americans and others it had been holding hostage, poses a near-term threat to the United States, one of three officials previewing the summit for reporters on Monday said violent extremists "come in all shapes and sizes." The three-day conference will highlight both domestic and international efforts to prevent extremists and their supporters from radicalizing, recruiting and inspiring others, particularly disaffected young...
  • No mention of ‘Christians’ anywhere in Obama’s White House statement on beach beheadings

    02/16/2015 10:42:22 AM PST · by a fool in paradise · 68 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | February 16, 2015 | Joe Saunders
    The 21 men beheaded on a Mediterranean beach in a video released by Islamist savages Sunday were killed because of their Coptic Christian faith, by men who proclaimed the reason for the murders before the whole world. And the White House won’t say the word. Christian beheading victims are marched to the beach in Libya to be murdered by Islamist militants on Sunday. (Daily Mail photo) “The United States condemns the despicable and cowardly murder of 21 Egyptian citizens in Libya by ISIL-affiliated terrorists,” a statement issued by the White House said.“ISIL’s barbarity knows no bounds.  It is unconstrained by...
  • Obama White House Partners with ISIS-Linked Group

    02/16/2015 6:41:27 AM PST · by SJackson · 22 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | February 16, 2015 | Matthew Vadum
    Obama White House Partners with ISIS-Linked GroupPosted By Matthew Vadum On February 16, 2015 @ 12:55 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 17 Comments Ad sponsored by Americans for Peace and Tolerance published in the Washington Times. A Boston-based hub of terrorism associated with a top Islamic State propagandist and producer of hostage-beheading videos will receive the red carpet treatment at an anti-terrorism conference at the Obama White House this Wednesday.The so-called Summit on Countering Violent Extremism comes as President Obama seeks formal authorization from Congress to wage war against the Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL).The terrorist-friendly Islamic Society of...
  • Top White House envoy to visit Israel this month

    02/03/2015 9:39:12 AM PST · by Wiz-Nerd · 28 replies
    i24 News ^ | February 03rd 2015 | Tal Shalev
    i24news has learned Philip Gordon will meet with top officials despite unprecedented Netanyahu-Obama tensions As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepares to address Congress on Iran, raising tensions between Washington and Jerusalem to unprecedented levels, a senior White House advisor is expected to arrive in Israel, i24news has learned. Philip Gordon, who has been serving for the past two years as a special assistant to the President and as White House coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa and the Gulf, is arriving in Israel on February 15 and will meet with senior Israeli and Palestinian officials. His talks are...
  • Attkisson: White House Using Tax Dollars for Studio-Grade ‘Pure Propaganda’ (video)

    02/03/2015 6:32:46 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 17 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 2/2/2015 | NICHOLAS BALLASY
    Former CBS News correspondent Sharyl Attkisson said the Obama administration has been producing its own video content to promote “unfiltered” messages with taxpayer-funded staff, including hairstylists, makeup artists and wardrobe consultants. By cutting out the news media, Attkisson said the White House has figured out how to avoid questions and accountability. She also revealed that the Department of Agriculture has more than 1,200 “media relations employees” nationwide. “White House officials have exploited non-news media to spoon-feed unfiltered messaging, at times pure propaganda, into the public’s mouth. The Google-sponsored chat I mentioned – that came with a pre-selected audience and questions...
  • White House lockdown over unattended package ends

    02/03/2015 5:36:07 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 03, 2015
    A lockdown at the White House ended Tuesday morning after a specialized bomb team was brought in to examine an unattended package across the street. The suspicious package—found in Lafayette Square, the park across the street from the White House—forced the White House into lockdown for about an hour, starting at 7:10 a.m. ET. An explosive ordnance disposal unit went in to examine the scene. After nothing was found, the lockdown was lifted. …
  • Who We Are... and Who Barack Obama Is Not

    01/30/2015 10:41:05 AM PST · by jfd1776 · 16 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | January 30, 2015 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    The current Resident of the White House is fond of stating something of which he disapproves – say, interrogating terrorists or growing the economy – and closing the point with the words “But that’s not who we are.” It is condescending, patronizing, smarmy… it is in fact the perfect example of what has always been wrong with the Obama persona – he talks down to his audience, sets up straw men to knock down, sets American against American, in not only class warfare but every other arena as well, all the while mischaracterizing the issue itself. Young against old, healthy...
  • Muslim Brotherhood-Aligned Leaders Hosted at State Department

    01/29/2015 9:47:12 AM PST · by 444Flyer · 12 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | 1-28-15 | Adam Kredo
    The State Department hosted a delegation of Muslim Brotherhood-aligned leaders this week for a meeting about their ongoing efforts to oppose the current government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi of Egypt, who rose to power following the overthrow of Mohamed Morsi, an ally of the Brotherhood, in 2013. One member of the delegation, a Brotherhood-aligned judge in Egypt, posed for a picture while at Foggy Bottom in which he held up the Islamic group’s notorious four-finger Rabia symbol, according to his Facebook page.
  • SHOCK: White House: Taliban An "Armed Insurgency," Not A "Terrorist Group" Like ISIL

    01/28/2015 12:42:58 PM PST · by i88schwartz · 40 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | January 28, 2015 | RealClearPolitics
    At Wednesday's White House press briefing, deputy press secretary Eric Schultz wouldn't call the Taliban a terrorist group, instead referring to it as "an armed insurgency." Video and transcript at link ...