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  • Armed man shot outside White House faces new charge

    07/28/2016 5:11:52 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 28, 2016 8:09 AM EDT
    A Pennsylvania man shot by Secret Service at a White House gate earlier this year after refusing to drop a gun is facing a new federal charge. News outlets report that 31-year-old Jesse Olivieri of Ashland, Pennsylvania, was charged Tuesday with resisting or impeding certain officers or employees with a dangerous weapon. He’s charged in an information, a document that can only be filed with a defendant’s consent and usually signals a guilty plea. …
  • Free Michelle Obama Slaves

    07/28/2016 2:53:23 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 32 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | July 28, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    At the DNC, Michelle Obama put on her victimhood hat one more time and declared, “I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves.” It’s not a new line, but an ongoing mantra. Back in 2009, Michelle whined that, “Many slaves who couldn’t enter the building worked to create the building.”
  • FACT SHEET: Presidential Policy Directive on United States Cyber Incident Coordination

    07/27/2016 4:12:56 PM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 16 replies
    White house ^ | 07/26/2016 | Whitehouse
    FACT SHEET: Presidential Policy Directive on United States Cyber Incident Coordination | whitehouse.gov https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/07/26/fact-sheet-presidential-policy-directive-united-states-cyber-incident-1 The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release July 26, 2016 FACT SHEET: Presidential Policy Directive on United States Cyber Incident Coordination The new directive spells out how the Federal government will coordinate its incident response activities in the event of a large-scale cyber incident Today, the President approved a Presidential Policy Directive (PPD) on United States Cyber Incident Coordination.  This new PPD marks a major milestone in codifying the policy that governs the Federal government’s response to significant cyber incidents. Since the...
  • Bold: Fox News Anchor Asks Obama If New Polling Is an 'Indictment' of His Presidency

    07/23/2016 10:30:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 23, 2016 | Cortney O'Brien
    resident Obama didn’t seem prepared for the tough questions directed at him by Fox News’ Kevin Corke during his joint press conference with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto at the White House on Friday.Corke, while acknowledging that Obama’s approval ratings were above water, then provided the president with some unflattering polling that reveals over 70 percent of Americans believe the country is on the wrong track. Poll: Is the country going in the right or wrong direction? pic.twitter.com/exbOnQuzKJ— Fox News (@FoxNews) July 23, 2016 Is that number an “indictment” of his presidency? Corke wondered. Obama, clearly annoyed, responded by noting these statistics are nothing...
  • WH responds to petition to label Black Lives Matter a "terror" group

    After days of violence and heightened racial tensions in the U.S., the White House responded this week to an online petition asking the federal government to formally label the Black Lives Matter movement as a "terror group." "Terrorism is defined as 'the use of violence and intimidation in pursuit of political aims,'" read the "We The People" petition, created July 6 on the White House website. "This definition is the same definition used to declare ISIS and other groups, as terrorist organizations." Black Lives Matter, the petition said, "earned this title due to its actions in Ferguson, Baltimore, and even...
  • White House Responds to Petition Designating Black Lives Matter a Terrorist Group

    07/17/2016 9:45:55 AM PDT · by ek_hornbeck · 36 replies
    AllenWest ^ | 7/16/16 | Michelle Jesse
    As you may have heard, earlier this month a petition was filed with the White House’s “We the People” platform requesting that Black Lives Matter be recognized as a terrorist organization. In case you need a few quick reminders on some of the Black Lives Matter tactics and why so many suggest they should be labeled as terrorists, here are a few photos:
  • Globalist Obama: Terrorists, Racist Cops Are ‘Chronic Impulses’ to Be Defeated by Global Elites

    07/16/2016 5:24:32 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/15/2016 | Neal Munro
    Globalist elite cooperation can defeat the “chronic violence” that is caused by real jihadism in France and supposed racism in police forces, President Barack Obama told a roomful of foreign ambassadors July 15. “Overnight in Nice [France], we witnessed another tragic and appalling attack on the freedom and the peace that we cherish … [and] it’s been a difficult several weeks in the United States,” Obama told the ambassadors gathered in the White House. After mentioning the Nice attack and hinting at the police engagements, Obama sketched out his demand for globalist fix for the “chronic violence” that he says...
  • Prominent Black Lives Matter activist to attend Obama meeting

    07/14/2016 9:07:57 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 22 replies
    the Hill ^ | July 13 2016 | Jordan Fabian
    Prominent Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson said Wednesday he is attending a meeting with President Obama designed to help mend frayed ties between law enforcement and the communities they serve. “We are at the @WhiteHouse right now for a 3-hour convening w/ President Obama re: the recent events in #BatonRouge & across the country,” Mckesson tweeted Wednesday. Mckesson wrote he will be joined by fellow activist Brittany Packnett and Minneapolis-based Black Lives Matter leader Mica Grimm. The president is sitting down with nearly three-dozen law enforcement officials, civil rights leaders, educators and local politicians at the White House in...
  • New Ties Emerge Between Clinton And Mysterious Islamic Cleric

    07/13/2016 10:47:24 PM PDT · by Nachum · 31 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 7/13/16
    A newly-released email and lobbying documents filed with Congress reveals new ties between Clintonworld and members of a network operated by a mysterious Islamic cleric from Turkey. Connections between Clinton and acolytes of the imam, Fethullah Gulen, could muddle the complex relationship between the U.S. and Turkey, a key NATO ally, if the former secretary of state wins the White House. TurkeyÂ’s president, Recep Tayyip ErdoÄźan, has mounted an aggressive crackdown against Gulen and his followers, known as Gulenists. ErdoÄźan, who was once allied with Gulen, has even personally asked President Obama to extradite the 74-year-old guru, who has lived...
  • Shocking: Five Bombshell Revelations About the Clintons from ‘Crisis of Character’

    07/07/2016 5:34:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 7, 2016 | Catherine Dunn
    Gary Byrne’s "Crisis of Character" contains shocking new details about the Clinton administration. Working as a member of the White House Secret Service, Byrne witnessed a severe deficit of character in the administration, from Bill Clinton’s many sordid affairs to Hillary Clinton’s explosive temper at the smallest of infractions.What he witnessed convinced him that the Clintons should never regain the White House. Here are five of his most shocking accounts. 1.       Hillary was verbally and physically abusive to security officers, even throwing a Bible at a Secret Service agent.When not in public, Hillary was unfailingly rude to her security detail. She held...
  • WH: 'We Have Gone to Great Lengths to Avoid the Appearance of Interfering' With FBI's Clinton…[tr]

    07/06/2016 1:26:25 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 36 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | July 6, 2016 | 5:09 AM EDT | Susan Jones
    No one at the White House knew that FBI Director James Comey was going to speak on Tuesday, never mind what he’d say, White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters on Tuesday. “With regard to a reaction from the White House, I don’t have an official reaction to share,” he said. “The reason for that is simply that, while the FBI is completing their investigation, the career prosecutors at the Department of Justice still have to make a final determination about how and whether to proceed. “And we have gone to great lengths to avoid the appearance of interfering with...
  • Obama After Dark: The Precious Hours Alone (NY Times LOL puff piece alert)

    07/02/2016 8:32:13 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 50 replies
    NY Times ^ | July 2, 2016 | Michael D. Shear
    Mr. Obama calls himself a "night guy," and as president, he has come to consider the long, solitary hours after dark as essential as his time in the Oval Office. Almost every night that he is in the White House, Mr. Obama has dinner at 6:30 with his wife and daughters and then withdraws to the Treaty Room, his private office down the hall from his bedroom on the second floor of the White House residence. There, his closest aides say, he spends four or five hours largely by himself. He works on speeches. He reads the stack of briefing...
  • White House blames Justice for redacting ‘radical Islam’ from Orlando shooter transcript

    06/20/2016 12:19:30 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 140 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 20, 2016 | S.A. Miller
    The White House on Monday blamed the Justice Department for the decision to redact references to radical Islamic terrorists from transcripts of the Orlando shooter’s telephone conversations with police. The White House did not provide guidance to the Justice Department or participate in the censorship of the transcripts, which were released earlier in the day, said press secretary Josh Earnest. “All of the decisions about releasing the transcripts were made by Justice Department officials,” he said at the daily press briefing at the White House.
  • Michael Savage: This Psycho In The WH Knows Why He’s Not Calling Enemy By Name [AUDIO]

    06/19/2016 7:37:53 AM PDT · by WayneDupreeShow · 17 replies
    Newsninja2012 ^ | 6-19-16 | Wayne Dupree
    One of the main reasons that I like conservative radio talk show how's Michael Savage is because not only does he ripped Barack Obama like a champion but he is so passionately funny when he is not trying to be. Michael Savage has been calling out Barack Obama and his policy decisions for the last 7 1/2 years. Savage has been out in front many times even though the mainstream media will not quote him or give him national exposure for having the guts to take on the administration. Savage was not happy with what transpired last week when Obama...
  • Arts commission approves plan for higher White House fence

    06/17/2016 4:02:17 PM PDT · by PROCON · 27 replies
    AP ^ | June 17, 2016 | AP
    WASHINGTON – A plan to increase the overall height of the fence surrounding the White House by approximately 6 feet, about doubling its current height, won preliminary approval from a Washington arts commission Thursday. The move follows high-profile security breaches at the executive mansion over the past two years. The U.S. Commission of Fine Arts gave its concept approval Thursday to the new design, which also includes thicker and stronger metal fence pickets.
  • Orlando Killer’s Father Held Meetings At The White House

    06/16/2016 7:55:53 PM PDT · by JohnKinAK · 67 replies
    Downstream Politics ^ | 6/15/16 | Chris Buskirk
    Seddique Mateen, father of the Orlando killer and outspoken supporter of the Taliban, has also been a guest at Obama’s White House and Hillary’s State Department. I wonder what they were talking about? The senior Mateen has described Omar as a “good son.” Of course he also describes the Taliban as a good government so that should give you a frame of reference for what he considers good. Did he meet directly with President Obama? That’s unclear. It’s unclear who he met with and no one has returned calls for a comment. The photos come from Mateen’s Facebook Page where...
  • Michelle Obama on White House: ‘It’s Like I’ve Been Living in a Cave’

    06/16/2016 3:41:11 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 93 replies
    PJ Media ^ | June 16, 2016 | Nicholas Ballasy
    WASHINGTON – First Lady Michelle Obama told Oprah Winfrey that she and Barack are “regular folks” who don’t want to "waste our talents just making money for ourselves.”She said President Obama “hasn’t changed” because he is “an authentic man” who is going to leave the White House as the same person.“So I want to know, what are those days when you just say, mmm, mmm, mmm — look at me in the White House,” Winfrey asked Obama at the White House’s United State of Women Summit in Washington.“There are so — yeah, just sitting up here, mmm, mmm, mmm. There...
  • WH Spokesman: 'Our Country Is Safer Than It Was 8 Years Ago'

    06/15/2016 6:54:00 AM PDT · by Nachum · 59 replies
    cns news ^ | 6/15/16 | Susan Jones
    (CNSNews.com) - "The president does believe it is important that his successor is somebody who recognizes that our country is safer than it was eight years ago, that we enhanced our standing around the world, that we've strengthened our alliances -- that we have refined and improved and strengthened our homeland security," White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters on Tuesday. "The American people do face a question about whether or not they want to build on that progress, because there surely is more that can be done to protect the American people," he added.
  • Orlando Killer's Father Blames The Nightclub For His Son's Murderous Rampage

    06/15/2016 12:24:48 PM PDT · by JessTheAmerican · 38 replies
    www.downstreampolitics.com ^ | 06/15/2015 | Chris Buskirk
    Omar Mateen's father, Seddique. He is many things. He is an immigrant. He is an outspoken supporter of the Taliban. He's the father of an ISIS terrorist who murdered 49 Americans in cold blood and injured more than 50 more. He's someone who has meetings with Obama Administration officials in the White House, people in the State Department, and senior Senate Democrats. He's also a guy who goes on television and blames the Pulse Nightclub for his son's murder spree...
  • Orlando Killer's Father Had Meeting In Obama White House & Hillary's State Department

    06/15/2016 8:32:01 AM PDT · by mericanpatriot · 90 replies
    www.downstreampolitics.com ^ | 06/15/2016 | Chris Buskirk
    Seddique Mateen, father of the Orlando killer and outspoken supporter of the Taliban, has also been a guest at Obama’s White House and Hillary’s State Department. I wonder what they were talking about? The senior Mateen has described Omar as a “good son.” Of course he also describes the Taliban as a good government so that should give you a frame of reference for what he considers good...
  • White House should have waited to call Trump racist; look who got sued for forcing a judge to...

    06/11/2016 7:30:10 AM PDT · by blueyon · 23 replies
    BPR BizPac Review ^ | 6/11/16 | Michael Dorstewitz
    "White House should have waited to call Trump racist; look who got sued for forcing a judge to recuse herself!" The White House jumped on comments House Speaker Paul Ryan made in order to characterize Donald Trump as a racist. But using the Obama administration’s exact same logic, Obama would also be a racist. Just last year the United States Department of Justice was sued after it forced an immigration judge to recuse herself from “all immigration cases involving Iranians,”according to the Daily Caller. Trump has long been critical of U.S. District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel, who is hearing a...
  • White House: Why, yes, we are conducting a criminal investigation of Hillary

    06/10/2016 3:35:03 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/10/16 | Dan Calabrese
    Message indiscipline. This was a pretty rare, unguarded moment for Josh Earnest. All Democrats understand the absolute importance of message discipline, which always starts with the consistent use of words designed to support their narrative, no matter how absurd that narrative might be. That’s why abortion is “choice” and tax hikes are “fairness” and being a Republican is “racism.” You use the correct words, always, everywhere, and you don’t waver. Nowhere is this more true than with the Hillary e-mail investigation, which Hillary keeps trying to label a “security inquiry” - a thing that doesn’t even exist according to the...
  • Bill, White House staff lived in fear of Hillary: Ex-Secret Service officer

    06/06/2016 7:04:39 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 75 replies
    NY POST ^ | June 5, 2016 | Emily Smith
    Hillary Clinton has a “Jekyll and Hyde” personality that left White House staffers scared stiff of her explosive — and even physical — outbursts, an ex-Secret Service officer claims in a scathing new tell-all. Gary Byrne, who was posted outside the Oval Office when Bill Clinton was president, portrays Hillary as too “erratic, uncontrollable and occasionally violent” to become leader of the free world, according to advance promotional materials exclusively obtained by Page Six. The allegations from Byrne, a 29-year veteran of the military and federal law enforcement, threaten to derail her campaign days before she is expected to clinch...
  • SECRET SERVICE AGENT BOOK ROCKS CLINTON CAMPAIGN "Crisis Of Character"

    06/04/2016 11:31:51 PM PDT · by free_life · 4 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | June 5, 2016 | Drudge
    SECRET SERVICE AGENT BOOK ROCKS CLINTON CAMPAIGN Sat Jun 04 2016 18:03:18 ET **Exclusive** Posted directly outside President Clinton's Oval Office, Former Secret Service officer Gary Byrne reveals what he observed of Hillary Clinton's character and the culture inside the White House while protecting the First Family. Coming in 3 weeks his tell-all book: 'CRISIS OF CHARACTER!' MORE The secret project is causing deep concern inside of Clinton's campaign, sources tell the DRUDGE REPORT. Specific details of the agent's confessional are being held under tight embargo. "What I saw in the 1990s sickend me," Byrne explains. "I want you to...
  • White House placed on partial security lockdown: official

    05/30/2016 11:06:10 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    Reuters ^ | Mon May 30, 2016 1:50pm EDT | Lisa Lambert and Jeff Mason
    The north side of the White House was placed on a security lockdown on Monday because of a suspicious package, a Secret Service official said. The partial lockdown on the Memorial Day holiday occurred while President Barack Obama was home. Reporters were not allowed to leave the White House compound through its northwest gate and flashing lights from emergency responders could be seen nearby. …
  • It’s Too Late Hillary -- We Already Have Had a Female President.

    05/25/2016 6:39:44 AM PDT · by rktman · 29 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 5/24/2016 | James Longstreet
    In her “60 Minutes” interview, Valerie Jarrett partially reveals the sway and power she possesses in the Obama White House. The full disclosure of her power must wait for another time, perhaps in a “tell all” book, post Obama administration. It is clear she is very proud of her effect on the Obama presidency, its decisions, its attitudes, and its resultant force upon Constitutional boundaries and the racial injustices she perceives in America. In a surprisingly blunt “60 Minutes” interview, CBS’s ‘This Morning” co-host Norah O’Donnell took Ms. Jarrett to task on several issues. Much was revealed, much unspoken yet...
  • White House Declares May 23-27 'Extreme Heat Week'

    05/24/2016 10:06:02 AM PDT · by PROCON · 54 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | May 24, 2016 | Eric Scheiner
    (CNSNews.com) - As part of its efforts to address climate change the Obama administration has designated May 23-27, 2016, as Extreme Heat Week. According to the White House, the five-day span is dedicated to having federal agencies work with communities to “enhance preparedness for extreme heat events.” In recognition, the government has launched the National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS) website this week. The website was created through a joint effort by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). “NIHHIS is an integrated system that builds understanding of the...
  • Bernie Sanders also a thief, if only a piker compared to Hillary

    05/22/2016 9:03:56 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 5 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 5/22/16 | Doug Book
    After she left the White House, “Hillary was forced to return an estimated $200,000 in White House furniture, china and artwork that she apparently just couldn’t live without. Of course that was petty larceny compared with the countless millions the Clinton’s have amassed during the Pay to Play years of the Clinton Foundation. Between 2009 and 2013, the Russian atomic energy agency Rosatom took control of Uranium One, “…a Canadian company with uranium-mining stakes stretching from Central Asia to the American West.” According to a New York Times article, the Canadian owners of the company had been heavy donors to...
  • Was General Petraeus ensnared in a Hezbollah “Honeytrap” and is there a cover up by the White House?

    05/20/2016 10:11:03 PM PDT · by pboyington · 41 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | May 20, 2016 | Jerome Almon
    We are all aware of the scandal: former CIA Director and four star General David Petraeus was forced to resign due to an affair with his biographer Paula Broadwell. But was this the whole story? Is there an unknown scandal behind the scandal? All evidence points to a cover up. Examine the following questions that should have been answered: -What did the material consist of that General Petraeus gave his mistress Paula Broadwell? -If the material was of such high value, why wasn’t General Petraeus subject to more harsh punishment? -And the million dollar question, why would the FBI, the...
  • BREAKING NEWS: White House on lockdown after person shot outside

    05/20/2016 12:47:12 PM PDT · by Bratch · 77 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | May 20, 2016 | Ollie Gillman
    The White House has been put on lockdown after a person was shot outside. Visitors wrote on Twitter that they saw 'lots of people with guns' after shots were heard. The shooting took place on 17th and E Streets NW at around 2pm, the United States Park Police said. It is not clear who has been shot or whether they have been killed.
  • Source: Alleged shooter near White House down, in custody

    05/20/2016 12:45:45 PM PDT · by BlackAdderess · 50 replies
    CNN ^ | 5/20/2016 | Kevin Liptak
    Washington (CNN)A suspect who allegedly opened fire on the White House complex Friday afternoon is down and in custody, according to a law enforcement source. The U.S. Park Police said Friday a shooting had occurred in close vicinity to the White House. "Shooting on W. Executive Dr. PIO en route to 17th and Pennsylvania," the law enforcement agency tweeted. Shooting on W. Executive Dr. PIO en route to 17th and Pennsylvania — USPPNEWS (@usparkpolicepio) May 20, 2016 President Barack Obama was not at the White House. Earlier in the afternoon, Secret Service officers cleared the White House North Lawn, Pennsylvania...
  • Senator Lee tells WH to stay in its own backyard

    05/19/2016 10:51:26 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/19/16 | A. Dru Kristenev
    Tell Washington regulators to stay in their own backyard. But we have to make sure we send the same message from our yards and post ‘no trespassing’ signs in big, bold letters When the all-encompassing Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) regulation was first proposed in 2013, we addressed this inherent enslavement of every American to federal authority. Does the term “enslavement” hit a raw nerve… good. The article, 21st century Slavery – HUD vs MLK, took the issue of a federal agency dispensing zoning directives for neighborhoods, your neighborhood, to the crux of the problem – the creation of a...
  • Obamas welcome A-list crowd to White House for state dinner

    05/14/2016 8:55:42 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 31 replies
    pagesix.com ^ | 5/14/16
    Famous people and people just famous-for-Washington scored coveted invitations to Friday night’s White House state dinner honoring the leaders of Sweden, Iceland, Finland, Denmark and Norway. Will Ferrell, who famously parodied past President George W. Bush on “Saturday Night Live,” and Bellamy Young, first lady on the TV show “Scandal,” made the cut, as did recently retired late-night host David Letterman, “Girls” actress Allison Williams and actor-comedian Aziz Ansari.
  • NeverTrumperism is a losing proposition. Keep the communist bitch out by supporting Trump!

    05/12/2016 12:53:58 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 51 replies
    Your vote. Use it or lose it.
  • Obama White House showed ‘bad faith’ in global-warming case, judge rules

    05/09/2016 12:28:18 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 9, 2016 | Stephen Dinan
    Third rebuke of administration’s transparency this yearThe White House showed “bad faith” in how it handled an open-records request for global warming data, a federal court ruled Monday, issuing yet another stinging rebuke to the administration for showing a lack of transparency. For President Obama, who vowed to run the most transparent government in U.S. history, Judge Amit P. Mehta’s ruling granting legal “discovery” in an open-records case — the third time this year a judge has ordered discovery — is an embarrassing black eye. In this most recent case, the Competitive Enterprise Institute was trying to force the White...
  • Secret Service Plans to Raise White House Fence by 5 Feet

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

    04/20/2016 1:22:50 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 32 replies
    October 27, 2015
    http://www.studentnewsdaily.com/daily-news-article/russian-subs-near-undersea-cables-concerns-u-s/
  • Rapper’s Ankle Monitor Goes Off At The White House

    04/18/2016 1:53:52 PM PDT · by PROCON · 23 replies
    dailycaller ^ | April 18, 2016 | Kaitlan Collins
    Rick Ross’s ankle monitor went off while he was at the White House this weekend.The 40-year-old rapper — whose real name is William Leonard Roberts II — was in Washington, D.C. to support the administration’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative, which aims to keep young black people out of jail. Barack Obama had just finished speaking when Ross’s ankle monitor began beeping loudly, TMZ reported Monday.
  • Pope: Sanders encounter sign of good manners, 'nothing more'

    04/16/2016 10:59:03 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 16, 2016 1:02 PM EDT | Ken Thomas
    Pope Francis said his brief encounter Saturday with U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was a sign of good manners, “nothing more,” and hardly evidence of interfering in American politics. […] “This morning when I left, Sen. Sanders was there. … He knew I was leaving at that time and I had the kindness to greet him and his wife and another couple who were with them,” the pope told reporters traveling back with him to the Vatican. “When I came down, I greeted them, shook their hands and nothing more. This is good manners. It’s called good manners and not...
  • White House Sponsoring Anti-Gender Stereotypes Conference

    04/10/2016 4:08:33 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    MRC TV ^ | April 6, 2016 10:19am ET | Ashley Rae Goldenberg
    The White House will be holding a conference to encourage toy companies and the media to “break down gender stereotypes” because not enough girls are choosing to pursue careers in STEM fields. The one-day conference, sponsored by the White House Council on Women and Girls, the Department of Education, and the Media, Diversity & Social Change Initiative at the University of Southern California will try to address the “gender gaps in our workforce.” According to the White House, it is a tremendous problem that only 29 percent of those in some of the “highest-paying, most in-demand” STEM fields are women....
  • The GOP must stop Trump (more garbage from the globe)

    04/10/2016 6:09:07 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 38 replies
    The Boston Globe ^ | 4/10/2016
    DONALD J. TRUMP’S VISION for the future of our nation is as deeply disturbing as it is profoundly un-American. It is easy to find historical antecedents. The rise of demagogic strongmen is an all too common phenomenon on our small planet. And what marks each of those dark episodes is a failure to fathom where a leader’s vision leads, to carry rhetoric to its logical conclusion. The satirical front page of this section attempts to do just that, to envision what America looks like with Trump in the White House. It is an exercise in taking a man at his...
  • Brutal: Former Defense Secretaries Openly Slam 'Inexperienced' Obama White House War Micromanagement

    04/07/2016 11:00:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 42 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 7, 2016 | Katie Pavlich
    For years the Obama administration has been accused of micromanaging the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan from inside the White House. Now in an astonishing report from Fox News anchor Bret Baier, three former Obama Defense Secretaries are openly slamming him for his distrust of the military, his failure to lead and they're exposing his inexperienced and closest advisors for second guessing senior field commanders with phone calls to the battlefield. "President Obama, he's one of the youngest presidents we've ever had. One of the most inexperienced presidents we've ever had. He has a staff around him that is very...
  • WH Science Advisor: Farmers, Construction Workers Will Die From Climate Change

    04/04/2016 1:10:04 PM PDT · by PROCON · 74 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | April 4, 2016 | Eric Scheiner
    (CNSNews.com) - White House Science Advisor John Holdren says because of the impacts of climate change, agricultural and construction workers “will basically be unable to control their body temperature and will die.” “In some parts of the world, when you look more broadly at this question, you see the likelihood that in the hottest times of the year it will be simply physiologically impossible to work outdoors,” Holdren said at a White House event on climate change Monday. “That means agriculture, that means construction, people who try to work outdoors will basically be unable to control their body temperature and...
  • A bittersweet farewell to the Obamas at their last White House Easter egg roll

    03/29/2016 6:22:22 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 18 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | March 29, 2016 | Petula Dvorak
    Zilch. Every. Dang. Year. We’ve entered the White House Easter Egg Roll lottery for years now, hoping each time that we would be one of 35,000 families lucky enough to get tickets to play on the South Lawn, to post those glorious Facebook pictures in front of the South Portico.
  • White House cancels all new offshore drilling leases for Atlantic coast

    03/15/2016 1:27:26 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/15/2016 | Jazz Shaw
    Color me shocked. (Sarcasm intended.) The long awaited plans for U.S. offshore oil leases are coming out shortly and you’ll never guess what happened. After years of working toward expanded development in the Atlantic shelf, the White House has reportedly yanked the plans entirely and will cancel all plans for such leases. (New York Times) The Obama administration is expected to withdraw its plan to permit oil and gas drilling off the southeast Atlantic coast, yielding to an outpouring of opposition from coastal communities from Virginia to Georgia but dashing the hopes and expectations of many of those states’...
  • White House condemns violence at Trump events

    03/11/2016 10:16:49 AM PST · by McGruff · 77 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 11, 2016 | Jordan Fabian
    President Obama's top spokesman on Friday condemned a recent string of violent incidents at Donald Trump rallies that have captured national attention. "There is no excuse or justification for acts of violence against reporters who are covering a political event," White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters aboard Air Force One. "The White House like many other people, including other Republicans, has been concerned about the invective and taunting that has been directed at journalists covering political events," he added. “It’s totally inappropriate. It’s not consistent with the standards of political discourse that should be observed by anybody who...
  • Clintons Began Taking White House Property a Year Ago [stole $28,500 of White House property](2001)

    03/10/2016 9:44:25 AM PST · by grundle · 22 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | February 10, 2001
    WASHINGTON — President Clinton and his wife started shipping White House furniture to the Clintons' newly purchased home in New York more than a year ago, despite questions at the time by the White House chief usher about whether they were entitled to remove the items. The day before the items were shipped out, chief usher Gary Walters said he questioned whether the Clintons should be taking the furnishings because he believed they were government property donated as part of a White House redecoration project in 1993, during Clinton's first year in office. This week, they agreed to return another...
  • Kyle Odom's Martian Chronicles

    03/10/2016 7:01:00 AM PST · by EBH · 43 replies
    KXLY News ^ | Rob Kauder
    Kyle Odom is an honorably discharged Marine, a Dean's List graduate from the University of Idaho and a man driven to kill a Coeur d'Alene pastor based on his belief that his life had been ruined “by an intelligent species of amphibian-humanoid from Mars.” In multiple documents in a thumb drive mailed to KXLY Monday and received Tuesday, Odom laid out his manifesto that a race of ancient Martians, with subterranean bases on Earth and under the surface of the Moon, had subverted all levels of the US and Israeli governments, ranging from top ranking members of the US Senate...
  • Canadian leader Trudeau bringing star power to White House

    03/05/2016 12:02:57 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 39 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 5, 2016 10:57 AM EST | Rob Gillies and Darlene Superville
    Justin Trudeau, the new, young prime minister of Canada with movie-star looks, is bringing his star power to the White House. The tall, dark-haired, 44-year-old scion of one of Canada's most famous politicians was sworn into office in November. Within weeks, President Barack Obama granted Trudeau one of the highest honors the U.S. reserves for close allies: a pomp-filled visit with plenty of time in private talks and in front of cameras with Obama, who remains popular in Canada. [...] "Obama was delighted that Trudeau got elected," said Nelson Wiseman, a University of Toronto political science professor, offering perspective on...
  • White House: ISIS extermination of Christians can’t be called genocide yet

    03/05/2016 4:08:21 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 43 replies
    RT ^ | 03/02/16
    The Obama administration says Islamic State’s persecution of Christian minorities in Iraq and Syria is not genocide. The point where it is accurate to term it as such “has not been reached,” White House spokesman Josh Earnest said at a press briefing. TrendsIslamic State Asked whether Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) is practicing genocide in its extermination of Christians in Syria and Iraq, Earnest said: “My understanding is the use of that word involves a very specific legal determination that has at this point not been reached. “We have long expressed our concerns with the tendency of – well, not...