Crucial Prayer Topics : Washington, DC

The Insiders: Obama and the Democrats’ problem with military voters is growing
The Washington Post - August 28, 2014

President Obama is becoming increasingly alienated from our uniformed military, military households and veterans....[view article]

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IRS ethics lawyer facing possible disbarment, accused of lying
Washington Times - August 27, 2014

A lawyer in the IRS ethics office is facing the possibility of being disbarred, according to records that accuse her of lying to a court-appointed board and hiding what she’d done with money from a settlement that was supposed to go to two medical providers who had treated her client....[view article]

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DOT Proposes Mandating Cars Broadcast Location, Direction and Speed
CNS News - August 27, 2014

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, part of the Department of Transportation, published last week an "advanced notice of proposed rulemaking" on "vehicle-to-vehicle communications."...[view article]

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Obama Pursuing Climate Accord in Lieu of Treaty
The New York Times - August 27, 2014

The Obama administration is working to forge a sweeping international climate change agreement to compel nations to cut their planet-warming fossil fuel emissions, but without ratification from Congress....[view article]

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Feds Search for 'Transportation Services for Unaccompanied Children'
- August 27, 2014

The Immigration & Customs Enforcement agency renewed its search this week for "Transportation Services for Unaccompanied Children" crossing the border into the United States....[view article]

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IRS lawyer: Lois Lerner's Blackberry deliberately destroyed after start of congressional probe
Fox News - August 27, 2014

Lois Lerner’s Blackberry was intentionally destroyed after Congress had begun its probe into IRS targeting of conservative groups, a senior IRS lawyer acknowledged in a sworn declaration. [NSA probably has a copy]...[view article]

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Joe Biden's secret fundraisers
POLITICO.com - August 26, 2014

Joe Biden has been crisscrossing the country attending closed-door fundraisers and donor events for Democratic House candidates — but you won’t find many on his schedule....[view article]

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Spencer: Obama does things his way - to the benefit of Islam
OneNewsNow.com - August 26, 2014

terrorism expert says Barack Obama didn't seem to care about violating the law earlier this year when he authorized the swap of five Taliban leaders for an Army sergeant who had been held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years....[view article]

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Gun-rights group applauds newest chapter in Fast and Furious
OneNewsNow.com - August 26, 2014

The U.S. Department of Justice must provide Congress documents related to Operation Fast and Furious. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson has set an October 1 deadline for the DOJ to provide the list to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee....[view article]

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Obama Administration Pushes High Fines for HHS Mandate Violators
Christian Headlines - August 26, 2014

The Obama administration has revised the HHS mandate rules after losing the Hobby Lobby case. The revised mandate states that it may be in violation of “conscience rights” of businesses Life News reports. Non-profit organizations must officially notify the government if they disagree with the HHS mandate for religious reasons....[view article]

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Obama Stands Alone: Even the media are baffled by his deepening isolation
- August 25, 2014

Obama has few remaining friends-either in his own party or in the media....[view article]

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‘Disconnected Obama’ needs to change conversation to help party in midterms
The Washington Post - August 25, 2014

Obama returns to Washington on Monday after a two-week vacation that was neither restful nor productive. You might even say...destructive....[view article]

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Kirsten Powers: Obama's inattention to Iraqi Christians
USA TODAY - August 22, 2014

It's starting to seem as if the Obama White House operates on a time delay. In the case of Iraq's religious minorities, the results have been deadly....[view article]

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CHENEY: Obama Would 'Rather Be On The Golf Course' Than The Situation Room
Business Insider - August 21, 2014

Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney strongly criticized President Barack Obama on Wednesday night for going golfing immediately after delivering a statement on the beheading of American journalist James Foley....[view article]

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Obama: ‘No Just God Would Stand For What’ ISIS Did To James Foley
CBC News - August 20, 2014

Obama said Wednesday that the entire world is “appalled” by the brutal death of American journalist James Foley, who was shown in a video released by the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq being beheaded. Then ... off for a rond of golf....[view article]

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Obama to Reid: ‘You and Mitch work it out’
Fox News - August 19, 2014

Democrats are not happy. They're divided over the ongoing military intervention in Iraq, a dispute made more difficult by the fact that Americans increasingly see the U.S. as obliged to subdue the Islamist militants there....[view article]

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Fox News Poll: Majorities disapprove of Obama on Iraq, Israel and Ukraine
Fox News - August 14, 2014

Voters are generally dissatisfied with how Obama handles the world’s hot spots -- most give him a thumbs-down for the job he is doing on Iraq, Israel and Ukraine. At the same time, they approve of U.S. airstrikes he’s ordered against ISIS militants in Iraq although many do not believe this was his desire, but the desire of the non-Moslem sympathizers who see the truth of the demonic ISIS affair....[view article]

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Report: US halted transfer of Hellfire missiles to Israel
YNet News - August 14, 2014

Shipment of aerial anti-armor missiles stopped after White House, State Department learned that IDF requested transfer directly from Pentagon without asking for their approval, according to Wall Street Journal report....[view article]

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Kirsten Powers: Obama's inattention to Iraqi Christians
USA TODAY - August 14, 2014

It's starting to seem as if the Obama White House operates on a time delay. In the case of Iraq's religious minorities, the results have been deadly. But one must ask the question, "Why would a Moslem support Christians?"...[view article]

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The Obama Admin. Has Permanently Destroyed Its Standing Among Israelis
Algemeiner - August 14, 2014

Sitting with Knesset Member Dov Lipman earlier this week, I could not resist asking, tongue-in-cheek, who was less popular in Israel nowadays - Hamas chief Ismael Haniyeh or U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry....[view article]

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Islamic State carves jihadist hub in heart of Middle East
Reuters - August 13, 2014

Ridiculed at first, the new power which has seized a third of Iraq and triggered the first American air strikes since the U.S. troop withdrawal in 2011 - has carved itself a powerful and possibly lasting presence in the Middle East....[view article]

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Obama’s Ramadan Speech
Family Security Matters - August 12, 2014

On the first day of Ramadan, June 28th,  Obama delivered an address for the Muslim faithful in the United States. In this address he expressed sympathy for Gazans, especially those who have had Ramadan celebrations foiled by Israeli missiles....[view article]

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The Obama Admin. Has Permanently Destroyed Its Standing Among Israelis
Algemeiner - August 12, 2014

As a result of his constant attempted impositions, condescension, double standards, hypocrisy, strategic blundering and harsh condemnations throughout Israel’s Operation Protective Edge, Mr. Kerry, and by extension his boss Obama, are both personas non grata in Israel....[view article]

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New leaker disclosing U.S. secrets, government concludes
CNN - August 6, 2014

The federal government has concluded there's a new leaker exposing national security documents in the aftermath of surveillance disclosures by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, U.S. officials tell CNN....[view article]

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America's Fed Up: Obama Approval Rating Hits All-Time Low, Poll Shows
NBC News - August 6, 2014

Two words sum up the mood of the nation with Obama: Fed up!...[view article]

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Watch Obama Refer to Himself 68 Times in Speech to U.S.-Africa Summit
Grabien - August 6, 2014

"Obama refers to himself 68 times in speech to U.S." -Africa Summit...[view article]

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Why It’s Worrying That U.S. Companies Are Getting Older
Wall Street Journal - August 5, 2014

Older firms are increasingly controlling the largest market share in different sectors of the economy, according to a paper by the Brooking Institution’s Robert E. Litan and Ennsyte Economics’s Ian Hathaway. By 2011, the portion of U.S. businesses aged at least 16 years reached 34%, compared to 23% in 1992. Moreover, those mature companies went from employing only 60% of private-sector workers in 1992 to employing nearly three quarters of the private-sector labor force...[view article]

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D'Souza responds to criticism of content in his film
OneNewsNow.com - August 5, 2014

A conservative author and filmmaker is responding to criticism of his latest work and "the paranoid style in conservative politics."...[view article]

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Sheriff: Over 120,000 Illegals Arrested in One Sector
Breitbart - July 31, 2014

Pinal County, AZ Sheriff Paul Babeu announced that over 120,000 illegal immigrants have been arrested in just the Tucson sector of the southern border. "We have [had] 123,000 illegals arrested right here in the Tucson sector" Babeu said on Wednesday's "Sean Hannity Show."...[view article]

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Americans Melt Phone Lines Against Boehner's Immigration Bill Before Vote; Update: Vote Canceled
Breitbart - July 31, 2014

Believing they would not have the votes to pass their own bill, House leadership has canceled the vote on Boehner's border bill....[view article]

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CIA director apologizes to Senate leaders
AP - Associated Press - July 31, 2014

An internal CIA investigation has found that agency officers improperly accessed Senate computers earlier this year in a dispute over interrogation documents, prompting CIA Director John Brennan to abandon his defiant posture in the matter and apologize to Senate intelligence committee leaders....[view article]

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Ebola Outbreak Won’t Stop Obama’s Plans For Summit Of African Leaders
The Daily Caller - July 31, 2014

Obama still plans to convene a three-day summit in Washington for leaders of African countries even though the continent is experiencing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, a White House spokesman said Wednesday....[view article]

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Jeff Sessions: House Border Bill Is a ‘Surrender To a Lawless President’
National Review Online - July 30, 2014

Senator Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.) denounced the House Republican border bill as a “surrender to a lawless president” because the legislation does not include any language to prevent President Obama from expanding his unilateral legalization of illegal immigrants....[view article]

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Mike Pence Learned HHS Was Dumping Migrant Children in His State from the Press, Not HHS
National Review Online - July 30, 2014

Indiana governor Mike Pence said he first learned the federal government had placed 245 unaccompanied alien children in Indiana through media reports....[view article]

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Our world: Israel, Hamas and Obama’s foreign policy
Jerusalem Post - July 30, 2014

Americans need to be alarmed by what Obama's actions on behalf of Hamas reveal about the general direction of American Middle East policy under his leadership....[view article]

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Krauthammer’s Take: Amnesty via Executive Order an Impeachable Offense, but Impeachment Would Still Be Political Suicide
National Review Online - July 30, 2014

Talk of impeachment is a "concoction of Democrats," but that doesn't mean there isn't a grander strategy by the White House and its congressional allies, Charles Krauthammer warned....[view article]

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Vulnerable Dems balk at Obama actions
The Hill - July 30, 2014

Two of the Senate’s most vulnerable incumbents, Sens. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) and Kay Hagan (D-N.C.), say Obama should not act unilaterally to reduce deportations, arguing it’s Congress’s job to change the law. We will go down in defeat!...[view article]

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John Kerry’s big blunder in seeking an Israel-Gaza cease-fire
The Washington Post - July 29, 2014

Kerry has made a significant mistake in how he’s pursuing a Gaza cease-fire — and it’s not surprising that he has upset both the Israelis and some moderate Palestinians....[view article]

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Obama Unilateral Amnesty Threats, Tea Party Jams Congress's Phone Lines
Breitbart - July 29, 2014

The American people have risen up in response to a rallying cry from Sens. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Ted Cruz (R-TX), overloading the phone lines on Capitol Hill to pressure their members of Congress to fight against President Obama's planned executive amnesty for millions of illegal aliens....[view article]

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry compares the role of National Guard troops at his state’s border to the deterring effect that cop cars stationed along neighborhood roads have on crime.
Daily Signal - July 29, 2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry compares the role of National Guard troops at his state’s border to the deterring effect that cop cars stationed along neighborhood roads have on crime....[view article]

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Chinese Missile Forces Pose Threat to U.S. in Future Conflict
Washington Free Beacon - July 29, 2014

China's advanced cruise and ballistic missiles pose a significant threat in future conflict with the United States, the chief of naval operations (CNO) warned last week....[view article]

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John Boehner Does Not Mention Immigration in Op-Ed on Obama Lawsuit
Breitbart - July 29, 2014

"I believe the President's actions in a number of areas--including job-destroying energy regulations, releasing the ‘Taliban 5' from Guantanamo without notice and waiving the work requirements in welfare--exceed his constitutional authority," Boehner wrote....[view article]

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Boehner rules out impeachment: ‘Scam started by Democrats’
- July 29, 2014

Talk of impeachment was cooked up by a White House low life who was desperate for something to rally Democrats ahead of November's elections, House Speaker John A. Boehner said Tuesday, flatly ruling out any action on the controversial suggestion....[view article]

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Israeli Official To Obama: ‘Leave Us Alone’
- July 29, 2014

A top Israeli official wants President Barack Obama to stop meddling with the Jewish state during its conflict with Hamas in Gaza....[view article]

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Could Ebola sneak across U.S. border?
WorldNetDaily - July 29, 2014

"Early symptoms of the disease include ... sudden fever, chills and muscle aches," the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, explains. "Around the fifth day after onset of symptoms, a skin rash can occur. Nausea, vomiting, chest pain, a sore throat, abdominal pain and diarrhea may follow. Symptoms become increasingly severe and may include jaundice, severe weight loss, mental confusion, shock and multi-organ failure."...[view article]

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Congress Faces 'Time of Choosing' at 'Perilous Hour'
Breitbart - July 29, 2014

Saying America faces a "perilous hour," and members of Congress are entering a "momentous week" when it comes to the future of the separation of powers, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) urged his colleagues on Monday to "be counted" and "stand up" to Obama's "lawless actions, and sponsor legislation that will block him" from granting amnesty to millions more illegal immigrants....[view article]

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CNN Survey: Americans really wish they had elected Mitt Romney instead of Obama
The Week - July 28, 2014

Americans are so down on President Obama at the moment that, if they could do the 2012 election all over again, they'd overwhelmingly back the former Massachusetts governor's bid....[view article]

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77% want illegals sent home
Washington Examiner - July 28, 2014

huge majority of Americans, 81 percent, believe the new immigration crisis of unaccompanied children streaming over the U.S.-Mexico border is serious, and almost as many want them gone -- some even if it's not safe to return, according to a new poll. ...[view article]

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IRS agrees to monitor churches for electioneering
Religion News - July 23, 2014

The Internal Revenue Service said it will monitor churches and other houses of worship for electioneering in a settlement reached with an atheist group...[view article]

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Lois Lerner’s Hard Drive Was ‘Scratched’ Then ‘Shredded’
The Daily Caller - July 23, 2014

Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner's computer hard drive was "scratched" and the data on it was still recoverable. But the IRS did not try to recover the data from Lerner's hard drive, despite recommendations from in-house IRS IT experts to outsource the recovery project....[view article]

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Feds fight to keep White House e-mails secret in Breitbart-Sherrod libel suit
POLITICO.com - July 23, 2014

The Obama administration is fighting to keep secret hundreds of pages of emails detailing White House involvement in the 2010 firing and attempted rehiring of Agriculture Department employee Shirley Sherrod after the late conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart published a blog post and video clips suggesting Sherrod was a racist....[view article]

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GOP lawmaker to IRS on lost Lois Lerner emails: ‘You weren’t ever gonna tell us until we caught you’
The Blaze - July 23, 2014

  Rep. Jim Jordan said Wednesday that he believes the IRS was never going to tell Congress about the lost Lois Lerner emails until they were forced to admit it in light of an email that was uncovered by Judicial Watch in a Freedom of Information Act request....[view article]

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Thirty-four Dems ignore Obama’s veto threat, vote with GOP for permanent tax change
The Blaze - July 23, 2014

Dozens of Democrats ignored Obama’s veto threat and voted for legislation that would permanently extend a tax rule that supporters of the bill say would help companies create jobs....[view article]

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IRS head confirms investigators have found backup tapes in Lerner probe
Breitbart - July 23, 2014

The head of the IRS confirmed Wednesday that investigators looking into missing emails from ex-agency official Lois Lerner have found and are reviewing "backup tapes" -- despite earlier IRS claims that the tapes had been recycled....[view article]

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Dare one call it treason?
Family Security Matters - July 18, 2014

Many Americans believe that the US Government, the Democrat and Republican Parties and the media are deliberately misleading the American people, hiding the most heinous fraud and Constitutional crisis in the history of the United States....[view article]

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Medical staff warned: Keep your mouths shut about illegal immigrants or face arrest
Fox News - July 2, 2014

A government-contracted security force threatened to arrest doctors and nurses if they divulged any information about the contagion threat at a refugee camp housing illegal alien children at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, sources say....[view article]

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Medical staff warned: Keep your mouths shut about illegal immigrants or face arrest
Fox News - July 2, 2014

A government-contracted security force threatened to arrest doctors and nurses if they divulged any information about the contagion threat at a refugee camp housing illegal alien children at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, sources say....[view article]

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Rick Perry to Obama: Come to the border
POLITICO.com - July 2, 2014

"If he doesn't come to the border, I think it's a real reflection of his lack of concern of what's really going on there," Perry said on FOX News' "FOX and Friends," noting that Obama is planning to be in Texas next week for fundrasiers....[view article]

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Sheriff Joe: Obama 'Calculated' Border Crisis to Justify Executive Order
Breitbart - July 2, 2014

On Tuesday's "Hannity" on the Fox News Channel, Maricopa County, AZ Sheriff Joe Arpaio claimed that President Barack Obama's immigration executive order is the execution of a "game plan" by the administration to create a crisis on the border to push amnesty....[view article]

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Another federal judge tells IRS to explain itself on lost emails
Washington Examiner - July 2, 2014

IRS attorneys will be even busier than normal next week, because another federal judge has told them to show up in court July 11 to defend the federal tax agency....[view article]

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Hands down Obama is the worst president since WWII: poll
Washington Times - July 2, 2014

Poll after poll shows President Obama's approval rating dipping recently, and one new Quinnipiac University Poll finds that voters say Mitt Romney would have been a better choice in 2012....[view article]

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Krauthammer: "If Fences Don't Work, Why Is There One Around The White House?"
Real Clear Politics - July 2, 2014

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: Alright, here's what I've been on for years. You start with a fence. It's very simple. People say, 'Oh, fences don't work. You make a ladder.' Well, then you build two fences, triple strand fences. San Diego did that in the mid 90's and within a decade, the illegal immigration rate at that point was reduced by 90% and people ended up going through other places like Arizona....[view article]

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Confusion over doctor lists is costly for Obamacare enrollees in state
LA Times - June 30, 2014

Frustration and legal challenges over the network of doctors and hospitals for Obamacare patients have marred an otherwise successful rollout of the federal healthcare law in California....[view article]

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Justices: Can't make employers cover contraception
AP - Associated Press - June 30, 2014

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that some corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women....[view article]

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Could These 5 Final Words Be Your Deathbed Declaration?
Charisma - June 30, 2014

One of baseball's greatest hitters of all time died recently at the age of 54. Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn hit over .300 for 19 consecutive seasons, something only the legendary Ty Cobb accomplished....[view article]

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Lawsuit could blaze trail for impeachment
OneNewsNow.com - June 30, 2014

A conservative political commentator and analyst is pleased that House Speaker John Boehner has decided to sue Barack Obama over the president's frequent use of executive actions that Republicans believe are beyond his authority....[view article]

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White House not happy with Hobby Lobby victory :)
AP - Associated Press - June 30, 2014

The White House says women's health will be jeopardized by a Supreme Court's decision that allows corporations with religious objections to opt out of a requirement that they cover contraceptives or better stated, "assist in infanticide."...[view article]

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Homeland Security senior fellow also touts rise of 'Caliphate'
WorldNetDaily - June 30, 2014

An Obama adviser who ruffled feathers last year claiming the U.S. is "an Islamic country with and Islamically compliant constitution" is reportedly at it again....[view article]

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TB, swine flu assaulting border agents: Who's next?
WorldNetDaily - June 30, 2014

Border Patrol agents have long been at risk for violence from drug cartels and criminals. Just last week Tucson sector agents were fired upon by Mexican aircraft inside the U.S. border. But now there is a new, insidious threat to Border Patrol agents, families and communities from the crush of illegal immigrants at our southern border, which has become a gateway for disease entry....[view article]

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Thousands of Illegal Immigrants Bused Across U.S. into Cities
Breitbart - June 30, 2014

A glimpse into the reality of the thousands of illegal immigrants being released into the U.S. by the Obama Administration was captured on video in a Greyhound Bus station in Laredo, Texas this weekend....[view article]

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ISIL crucifies eight rival fighters, says monitoring group
Reuters - June 30, 2014

Eight rebel fighters have been crucified in Syria by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) because they were considered too moderate, a monitoring group said on Sunday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which relies on contacts on the ground in Syria, said the men were crucified on Saturday in Aleppo province. It added that their corpses were still on view....[view article]

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Our Very Own “Nation of Islam”
Family Security Matters - June 26, 2014

Before 9/11 - 2001, that is, how many years have passed, and there is still no "closure"! - Islamists were of no concern to Americans. Well, a liberal politician or columnist might retort, maybe except for the botched World Trade Center bombing of 1993, when only six people were killed....[view article]

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UC Professor: Immigration Influx is About ‘Re-Education’ of Society
INFO Wars - June 26, 2014

University of California Professor Darrell Y. Hamamoto warns that the influx of illegal immigrants into the United States is part of a plan to create a new underclass of people who can be re-educated in order to create a subservient underclass....[view article]

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Hospitals Spy on Your Purchases to Spot Bad Habits
Bloomberg - June 26, 2014

Hospitals are starting to use detailed consumer data to create profiles on current and potential patients to identify those most likely to get sick, so the hospitals can intervene before they do....[view article]

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Obama's World Disorder
Hoover Institution - June 26, 2014

Amid all the talk of the isolationism that supposedly characterizes the Obama administration's foreign policy, we forget that since World War II, the global order has largely been determined by U.S. engagement. The historically rare state of prosperity and peace that defined the postwar world were due to past U.S. vigilance and sacrifice....[view article]

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Goodlatte: 'Obama Fiddles While Our Borders Implode'
Breitbart - June 26, 2014

Word has spread around the world that the Obama administration "refuses" to enforce the country's immigration laws, House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte said Wednesday....[view article]

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Supreme Court strikes down Obama recess appointments
POLITICO.com - June 26, 2014

In a rebuke to President Barack Obama, the Supreme Court struck down three of his recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board as unconstitutional....[view article]

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This Is a ‘Cheat Sheet’ Found at the Border to Coach Illegals on How to Stay in the U.S.
The Blaze - June 26, 2014

U.S. law enforcement officials have been finding “cheat sheets” along the border used by illegal immigrants to try to stay in the United States and not get deported after they’ve been caught....[view article]

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Supreme Court voids 35-foot abortion clinic buffer
- June 26, 2014

The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a 35-foot protest-free zone outside abortion clinics in Massachusetts....[view article]

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Emails: IRS official sought audit of GOP senator
Yahoo News - June 26, 2014

Congressional investigators say they uncovered emails Wednesday showing that a former Internal Revenue Service official at the heart of the tea party investigation sought an audit involving a Republican senator in 2012....[view article]

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Boehner to Seek Bill to Sue Obama Over Executive Actions
The New York Times - June 26, 2014

Speaker John A. Boehner announced Wednesday that he would introduce legislation next month allowing the House to sue Obama over his use of executive actions....[view article]

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Supreme Court Limits Obama's Appointment Powers
National Journal - June 26, 2014

In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court on Thursday limited Obama's power to make recess appointments for vacancies in the executive branch....[view article]

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Issa Calls for Special Prosecutor in IRS Case; Suggests Immunity for Lerner
Breitbart - June 26, 2014

House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrel Issa (R-CA) demanded a special prosecutor to investigate the IRS over its targeting of conservative groups and the disappearance of emails from key officials....[view article]

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Ted Cruz: Eric Holder Should Appoint IRS Special Prosecutor or Be Impeached
National Review Online - June 26, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder should be impeached if he refuses to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the targeting of tea party groups by the IRS, according to Senator Ted Cruz (R., Texas)....[view article]

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CALL2FALL
Family Research Council - June 25, 2014

The journey back to God, to His forgiveness and favor, begins on our knees in humility and repentant prayer. Consider the words of the Declaration prayerfully: I will answer God's call to fall on my knees in humility and seek His face in repentance so that He might forgive my sins and heal our land....[view article]

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Privacy Groups Sound the Alarm Over FBI’s Facial-Recognition Technology
National Journal - June 24, 2014

Advocates are pushing Attorney General Eric Holder to assess the privacy impact of the FBI's controversial database that is expected to become fully operational later this year....[view article]

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Iraq invaders threaten nuke attack on Israel
WorldNetDaily - June 24, 2014

The well-organized army of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, claims it has access to nuclear weapons and a will to use them to "liberate" Palestine from Israel as part of its "Islamic Spring," according to a WND source in the region....[view article]

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How President Obama will be impeached
The Washington Post - June 24, 2014

Writing about Rep. Eric Cantor’s  (R-Va.) stunning primary defeat last week, I warned Democrats that the House majority leader’s loss was as much a wake-up call for them as it was for the GOP. Well, now I want to warn them about a very real possibility: President Obama will be impeached if the Democrats lose control of the U.S. Senate....[view article]

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Was the government planning for an influx of illegal immigrants on the border?
- June 24, 2014

Sara Carter, senior Washington correspondent for TheBlaze, joined The Glenn Beck Program Monday night to talk to guest host Dana Loesch about the escalating crisis along the border. Recent reports have claimed that the Obama administration spent months preparing for a surge of illegals on the border. What did they know and how did they know it? Sara Carter went into detail on what her investigation has uncovered....[view article]

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Barack Obama lowest rating of all in favorability poll
Breitbart - June 23, 2014

A new poll from Gallup indicates former U.S. President George W. Bush is six points higher in favorability than U.S. President Barack Obama....[view article]

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Kerry: 'I'm Working Hard to ... Have Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Ambassadors'
Weekly Standard - June 23, 2014

With much of the Obama administration's foreign policy in tatters, John Kerry is clear on at least one goal he hopes to achieve by the end of his time as secretary of state: having lesbian, bisexual, and transgender ambassadors representing the United States....[view article]

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Ex-Bergdahl Roommate: White House Knew He Was a Traitor Before Swap
Newsmax.com - June 22, 2014

The former roommate of Bowe Bergdahl - the U.S. Army sergeant traded for five Taliban militants - says the government knew very well he was a traitor when they were making the controversial swap. "They have all the documentation on it. The administration knew he deserted, they knew he wasn't a hero,'' retired Army Spc. Cody Full told "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV....[view article]

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HIGHEST CORRUPTION: Lois Lerner’s emails likely gone forever
- June 19, 2014

Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner’s crashed hard drive has been recycled, making it likely the lost emails of the lightening rod in the tea party targeting controversy will never be found, according to multiple sources. (Any files can be retreived with proper analytical hard drive reclamation software tools. All techs know this.)...[view article]

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Exclusive inteview with Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Washington Times - June 19, 2014

"The White House is incompetent and the dumping of illegals is intentional." Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio takes the dumping of illegal aliens in his Maricopa County as an "affront" because Arizona has been a high-profile critic of federal immigration policy, and Arpaio has been "like the poster boy" for slamming the Justice Department and the White House....[view article]

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Boehner: Obama's 'wheels are coming off'
The Hill - June 19, 2014

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Thursday castigated the Obama presidency on a slew of issues, saying the White House was unprepared for, and often exacerbated, a series of crises at home and abroad....[view article]

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Pelosi: ‘They Need a New Technology System at the IRS’
- June 19, 2014

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) regards the loss of former IRS official Lois Lerner's emails only demonstrates that the agency needs to upgrade its technology, rather than a cause to suspect a cover-up related to the targeting of Tea Party groups....[view article]

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Attorney: IRS email claims 'just not plausible'
OneNewsNow.com - June 19, 2014

An attorney who has testified before Senate committees and the U.S. Supreme Court says the recent claims and excuses about lost emails at the IRS "really raises questions" in his mind....[view article]

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Obama must defend Christian values
OneNewsNow.com - June 19, 2014

Leading Republicans on Thursday insisted that America's leaders must do more to defend Christian values at home and abroad, blaming President Barack Obama for attacks on religious freedom as they courted social conservatives expected to play a critical role in the next presidential contest....[view article]

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Rick Perry Unloads On President Obama’s Failure To Secure Border
The Daily Caller - June 19, 2014

In a nearly 10-minute tirade Thursday at a luncheon for Washington D.C.-based political reporters, Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry slammed the Obama administration for its failure to secure the border and warned of a magnified humanitarian crisis if a major hurricane hits the United States....[view article]

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U.S. captures Benghazi suspect in secret raid
The Washington Post - June 18, 2014

Ahmed Abu Khattala had returned home Sunday night after a day of militia skirmishes in Benghazi when U.S. military commandos swarmed his residence south of the waterfront city and took him captive, quickly moving him out of Libya to a U.S. warship....[view article]

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NBC/WSJ Poll: Obama's Foreign Policy Rating Plummets, Even Without Iraq
NBC News - June 18, 2014

The percentage of Americans approving of President Barack Obama's handling of foreign policy issues has dropped to the lowest level of his presidency as he faces multiple overseas challenges, including in Iraq, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll....[view article]

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Wall Street Journal poll: Is the public saying Obama's presidency is over?
Examiner.com - June 18, 2014

President Obama's approval rating has dropped to 41 percent, a majority of Americans disapprove of his handling of foreign policy issues, he has lost support from the Hispanic community and Americans actually think his administration is less competent than the Bush White House post-Hurricane Katrina, according to a new survey from the Wall Street Journal and NBC News....[view article]

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WH Ceremony Honoring Amnesty Recipients Could Worsen Border Crisis
Breitbart - June 18, 2014

In what was called a "tone deaf" ceremony that will only lure more illegal immigrants to sneak into America, the White House honored Monday ten DREAMers who received temporary amnesty under President Barack Obama's unilateral Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program....[view article]

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Redskins lose trademark, Harry Reid says team will be 'forced' to change name
Examiner.com - June 18, 2014

In what some see as the first step to forcing the Washington Redskins football team to change their name, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday cancelled six federal trademarks of the team name because it's "disparaging" to Native Americans....[view article]

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Supreme Court allows pro-life group to challenge Ohio ban on false campaign statements
Fox News - June 17, 2014

The Supreme Court delivered a major victory on Monday to an anti-abortion group that sought to challenge an Ohio law that bans campaign statements deemed to be false....[view article]

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Hillary Clinton hits some speed bumps
CNN - June 17, 2014

Hillary Clinton's book rollout hit some speed bumps last week. She took some partisan heat for a comment that she recently made to ABC's Diane Sawyer. Clinton explained that she and her husband were "dead broke" when they left the White House because of the legal fees they faced. Her critics instantly jumped on the statement, pointing to these words as evidence that she was out of touch with average Americans....[view article]

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Virginia county renews push for deportation data on illegals immigrants
Washington Times - June 17, 2014

The Virginia county that ignited a national debate by using local police to round up illegal immigrants is planning a new legal maneuver to force the U.S. government to divulge what it did with the more than 7,000 people turned over to deportation authorities....[view article]

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Census playing a game of seek-and-go-hide
New York Post - June 17, 2014

What is the Census Bureau hiding? And why is it nervous about showing the kind of government transparency that President Obama promised when he came into office?...[view article]

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IRS Has Lost More E-mails - This just doesn't happen...
National Review Online - June 17, 2014

It's not just Lois Lerner's e-mails. The Internal Revenue Service says it can't produce e-mails from six more employees involved in the targeting of conservative groups, according to two Republicans investigating the scandal....[view article]

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Iraq conflict: US considers talks with Iran
BBC - June 16, 2014

The move comes as Obama weighs up options on action to take in Iraq. Iran, the country and leaders who say to destroy America and Israel!...[view article]

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Federal Tax Revenues Set Record Through May; Feds Still Running $436B Deficit
- June 16, 2014

Federal tax revenues continue to run at a record pace (in inflation-adjusted dollars) in fiscal 2014, as the federal government's total receipts for the fiscal year closed May at an unprecedented $1,934,919,000,000, according to the Monthly Treasury Statement....[view article]

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US Quietly Moves Detainees Out Of Secretive Afghanistan Prison
IBT: International Business Times - June 16, 2014

The Obama administration has quietly (SECRETLY) repatriated a dozen detainees from a small U.S. military prison in Afghanistan, moving a modest step closer toward winding down the United States' controversial post-9/11 detainee system....[view article]

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Civil Unrest Studies
Washington Times - June 16, 2014

The Department of Defense has disbursed some funds to universities so that scientists might study the dynamics of civil unrest - and how the U.S. military might best respond....[view article]

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Opponent Resonated With Christian Conservatives in a Way Cantor Could Not
- June 16, 2014

As the lone Jewish Republican in Congress, representing a deeply conservative, overwhelmingly Christian district in Virginia while dreaming of becoming the first Jewish speaker of the House, Representative Eric Cantor always had a delicate task....[view article]

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Biden Once Called Iraq One of Obama's 'Great Achievements'
Weekly Standard - June 13, 2014

As Iraq falls apart, it's worth remembering Vice President Joe Biden hailing that country as one of President Obama's "great achievements" in a 2010 interview with then CNN host Larry King:...[view article]

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Ex-border agents: Immigrant flood 'orchestrated'
WorldNetDaily - June 12, 2014

An organization of former Border Patrol agents Wednesday charged that the federal government, under the administration of President Obama, is deliberately arranging for a flood of immigrant children to arrive in America for political purposes....[view article]

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Remembering Communism's Toll
Real Clear Politics - June 12, 2014

There were millions of victims of communism, and humans suffered in dozens of nations on almost every continent. Still, when I think of the evils of communism, I think first of a particular place and time: Hungary, 1956....[view article]

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USA TODAY poll: Obama (NOT HAGEL) mishandled Bergdahl exchange
USA TODAY - June 12, 2014

Public opposition to the exchange of five Taliban prisoners for captive Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has less to do with Bergdahl himself and more with how President Obama handled the transfer, according to a new USA TODAY/Pew Research Center poll....[view article]

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US pushing local cops to stay mum on surveillance
AP - Associated Press - June 12, 2014

The Obama administration has been quietly advising local police not to disclose details about surveillance technology they are using to sweep up basic cellphone data from entire neighborhoods, The Associated Press has learned....[view article]

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Drones Approved: FAA Gives OK To First Commercial Use Over Land
NPR.org - June 11, 2014

The Federal Aviation Administration says it has issued the first permit in its history for an unmanned aircraft to fly over U.S. soil. Oil company BP will use a drone from the company AeroVironment to conduct surveys in Alaska....[view article]

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Obama Popularity Hits Low in Poll After Prisoner Exchange
Bloomberg - June 11, 2014

President Obama's favorability ratings hit the lowest point of his presidency in a Bloomberg National Poll, with just 44 percent of Americans saying they have positive feelings about him....[view article]

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What’s Flying Over Our Embassy in Israel
Fox News - June 11, 2014

Disgusting and embarrsing homosexual flag flying over U.S. embassy in Israel. The U.S. embassy in Israel should not be promoting sexual deviancy....[view article]

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US embassy raises flag in support of homosexual deviants
Times of Israel - June 11, 2014

US embassy raises flag in support of homosexual deviant behavior.    ...[view article]

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Putin on notice: Two U.S. stealth bombers head to Europe for first time amid tension
Washington Times - June 11, 2014

Two U.S. B-2 Spirit stealth bombers are being deployed to Europe for the first time. The deployment of the advanced aircraft will be used for “short term deployment” at Fairford, a Royal Air Force base in England — just three hours from Russia....[view article]

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Hagel defends Bergdahl deal in House testimony
CNN - June 11, 2014

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel returned to Congress on Wednesday to defend the deal that resulted in the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, saying the agreement to release five Afghan detainees was "fully consistent with U.S. law, our nation's interests and our military's core values."...[view article]

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U.S. Watches As Iraq Speeds Toward Disaster
Yahoo News - June 11, 2014

Fighters for the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) took Mosul today, giving the militant group control of Iraq's second largest city and setting the country on a path toward chaos....[view article]

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Attorney: Gangster-style gov't on Capitol Hill
OneNewsNow.com - June 11, 2014

A former Justice Department attorney says Attorney General Eric Holder has once again demonstrated his complete contempt for the law with his latest decision to provide taxpayer-funded lawyers to children who are in the country illegally....[view article]

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Holder Impeachment Sought by Ringleader of Resignation Push
US News & World Report - June 10, 2014

Eric Holder made history in 2009 as the first African-American U.S. attorney general. If Rep. Paul Gosar has his way, Holder can add another first to his bio: the first sitting cabinet secretary to be impeached....[view article]

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White House says Hagel made final call on Bergdahl as criticism of Obama over prisoner swap mounts
Daily Mail News - June 10, 2014

Congress was upset to learn on Monday that 80 to 90 people in the Obama administration knew of the exchange - but that no Republicans or Democrats in the House were told....[view article]

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Report: IRS Sent Database Containing Confidential Taxpayer Information to FBI
National Review Online - June 10, 2014

The Internal Revenue Service may have been caught violating federal tax law: In October 2010, the agency sent a database on 501(c)(4) social-welfare groups containing confidential taxpayer information to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, according to documents obtained by a House panel....[view article]

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USA TODAY poll: Obama mishandled Bergdahl exchange
USA TODAY - June 10, 2014

in·com·pe·tence inˈkämpətəns,iNG-/ noun noun: incompetence; plural noun: incompetences inability to do something successfully; ineptitude. "allegations of professional incompetence" synonyms: ineptitude, ineptness, inability, lack of ability, lack of skill, lack of ...[view article]

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U.S. Senate Passes by Unanimous Consent S 1044 the WWII Memorial Prayer Act
Christian Newswire - June 10, 2014

On this, the seventieth anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, France, the U.S. Senate passed by unanimous consent S 1044 the WWII Memorial Prayer Act. The Ohio Christian Alliance would like to commend the bill's sponsors, Senator Rob Portman (OH) and Senator Mary Landrieu (LA), for their support of this historic legislation that will add FDR's D-Day Landing prayer to the WWII memorial in Washington D.C. This prayer will serve as a lasting...[view article]

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'Obama's Lawlessness' Responsible for Spike in Illegal Immigration
Breitbart - June 9, 2014

A sharp spike in illegal immigration has caused facilities and resources along the U.S.-Mexico border to become overwhelmed. As a result, U.S. Border Patrol has been releasing thousands of illegal immigrants onto U.S. soil each week. Some released immigrants are even criminals--as Breitbart Texas previously reported, more than 36,000 convicted criminal illegal aliens were released by U.S. authorities in 2013 alone....[view article]

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'I've Had Enough:' When Democrats Quit on Obama
National Journal - June 9, 2014

Bergdahl swap is latest last straw for top Democrats frustrated with president's leadership....[view article]

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Now thought crime is terror in U.S.?
WorldNetDaily - June 9, 2014

The Justice Department is resurrecting a program designed to thwart domestic threats to the United States, and Attorney General Eric Holder says those threats include individuals the government deems anti-government or racially prejudiced....[view article]

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Tony Abbott seeks alliance to thwart President Obama on climate change policy
- June 9, 2014

Tony Abbott is seeking a conservative alliance among "like-minded" countries, aiming to dismantle global moves to introduce carbon pricing, and undermine a push by US President Barack Obama to push the case for action through forums such as the G20....[view article]

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Soldier: We Were Told To ‘Keep Quiet’ About Bergdahl Leaving Afghan Base
CBSNews.com - June 5, 2014

A soldier claims that he was told by his chain of command to not say anything about Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walking off an Afghan base in 2009....[view article]

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Outraged by Bergdahl case, fellow soldiers break secrecy pledge to tell story
Examiner.com - June 5, 2014

One of the most striking elements of the Bowe Bergdahl affair is word that top Army officers were so anxious to keep the matter a secret that they directed Bergdahl's fellow soldiers to sign a pledge of silence about his 2009 decision to walk away from duty in Afghanistan. "Many of Bergdahl's fellow troops…signed nondisclosure agreements agreeing to never share any information about Bergdahl's disappearance and the efforts to recapture him," wrote CNN's ...[view article]

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Obama Vetoed Everyone On The Five Terrorists' Release
IBD - June 5, 2014

Eli Lake reports in the Daily Beast that "leaders of the U.S. intelligence community and military were opposed to freeing five senior Taliban commanders in exchange for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl" in 2011 and in 2012 when Obama first explored the idea....[view article]

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Pelosi Confronted By Teen Reporter On NSA
- June 5, 2014

Finally, a reporter asks House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) some tough questions. Unfortunately, this reporter is a teenager from the YouTube "TeenTake" and not someone from the Capitol Hill press corps....[view article]

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Bergdahl's team leader: Intercepted radio chatter said he sought talks with the Taliban
CNN - June 5, 2014

Within days of his disappearance, says Buetow, teams monitoring radio chatter and cell phone communications intercepted an alarming message: The American is in Yahya Khel (a village two miles away). He's looking for someone who speaks English so he can talk to the Taliban....[view article]

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Israel furious at US support for Palestinian unity government
Israel Hayom - June 5, 2014

U.S., EU announce they will continue to work with and assist new Palestinian unity government • Israeli official: "We are deeply disappointed by the State Department regarding working with the Palestinian unity government."...[view article]

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Behind the Scenes of Bowe Bergdahl’s Release
Time - June 5, 2014

Asked whether the Taliban would be inspired by the exchange to kidnap others, a commander laughed. "Definitely."...[view article]

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Obama is less competent than George Bush, say a plurality of Americans
The Week - June 5, 2014

With President Obama's approval rating still deep underwater, a new survey from Fox News finds that Americans generally think George W. Bush ran a more "competent" administration. In the survey, a 48 percent plurality said Bush's White House was more competent, while 42 percent picked Obama's....[view article]

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Inside the Ring: Hagel to testify before House panel on Bergdahl prisoner exchange
Washington Times - June 5, 2014

The House Committee on Armed Services on Wednesday will question Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on why the Obama administration failed to obey a new law requiring the White House to notify Congress 30 days before releasing any Guantanamo Bay terrorists....[view article]

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Dinesh D’Souza’s dire warning: Americans ‘are being prepared for a political and financial shakedown’
The Blaze - June 5, 2014

In the interview, we covered such topics as the left's disingenuous championing of the "little guy," the twisted historical narrative being taught in schools today, illegal immigration, the man who shaped the dastardly tactics of both the current...and if the left gets their way, future president, D'Souza's upcoming movie and much more....[view article]

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Lt. Col. Ralph Peters: Obama Thinks "Desertion is Like Skipping Class"
Family Security Matters - June 4, 2014

VIDEO REPORT...[view article]

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Rubio: Obama ‘Believes He’s Become A Monarch Or An Emperor’
The Daily Caller - June 4, 2014

Florida Senator Marco Rubio savaged President Obama for his failure to notify Congress about the release of five Taliban prisoners from Guantanamo Bay as the law requires, claiming the president "believes somehow he's become a monarch or an emperor."...[view article]

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Obama's Bergdahl plan blows up in his face
OneNewsNow.com - June 3, 2014

Obama's motive for the urgent swap of deserter Bowe Bergdahl for the Taliban Dream Team is simple: he wanted desperately to get America's attention off the disastrous VA scandal. Boy, did he....[view article]

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Qatar allowing freed Taliban men to move freely in country
Reuters - June 3, 2014

Pathetic! Qatar has moved five Afghan Taliban prisoners freed in exchange for a U.S. soldier to a residential compound and will let them move freely in the country, a senior Gulf official said on Tuesday, a step likely to be scrutinized by Washington....[view article]

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Israel 'deeply disappointed' with US
- June 3, 2014

The Israeli ambassador to the United States late Monday slammed the Obama administration for its willingness to work with the new Palestinian unity government formed earlier that day....[view article]

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NSA Use of Facial Recognition Stays Within Legal Boundary
Bloomberg - June 3, 2014

The U.S. National Security Agency complies with legal restrictions when it comes to using facial-recognition technology on citizens, according to the agency’s new director....[view article]

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McCain: Administration Lying About Bergdahl Negotiation
Bloomberg - June 3, 2014

McCain said that National Security Advisor Susan Rice's assertion that Congress was notified of the exchange was "just false." He further informed Van Susteren that claims "that we didn't do the negotiation with the Taliban, that Qatar did" were also untrue, and "of course, the United States of America was doing [the negotiations]."    ...[view article]

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Obama Asks Homeland Security Secretary to Delay Deportation Review
The New York Times - May 28, 2014

Obama has directed the secretary of Homeland Security to delay until after the summer a deportation enforcement review that officials feared would anger House Republicans and doom any lingering hopes for an immigration overhaul in Congress this year, officials said Tuesday night....[view article]

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US tells its citizens to leave Libya amid unrest
BBC - May 28, 2014

The US state department has warned any American citizens in Libya to leave the country immediately....[view article]

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Is Kerry taking potshots at Christianity?
- May 28, 2014

The leaders of two faith-based organizations believe America's chief foreign diplomat may purposely be uttering veiled barbs at Christianity as he exports the White House's humanist ideology around the world....[view article]

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President Obama, We Still Want to Know if You Are Really a Christian
Charisma - May 28, 2014

President Lincoln believed the Civil War was God's judgment on the United States of America. In calling for a National Day of Prayer and Fasting in 1863, he said, "Nations, like individuals, are subjected to punishments and divine chastisements," as he called Americans to turn back to God....[view article]

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‘Icy Reception’ for Obama from West Pointers During Speech
CNN - May 28, 2014

West Pointers are not fooled. Obama’s “philosophical” speech to the 2014 graduates West Point about a new direction for America’s foreign policy was “not a great” speech for that audience, said CNN anchor Jim Clancy on Wednesday....[view article]

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Nat'l motto on money OK, says court
OneNewsNow.com - May 28, 2014

American Christians don't have to abandon their religious heritage just because atheists are repulsed by it. That's the gist of a federal appeals court ruling handed down today....[view article]

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House votes to shut down NSA phone-snooping
Washington Times - May 23, 2014

In an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote that would have been unthinkable just a few months ago, the House on Thursday approved a bill to cancel the government's bulk-data collection programs, including the NSA's phone-records snooping....[view article]

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Obama transition team was told about 3 audits showing VA misreported wait times
Washington Times - May 22, 2014

Obama's transition team was warned in 2008 that repeated audits showed the Veterans Affairs Department was misreporting wait times for medical treatment, including one audit revealing delays nearly 10 times worse than the department was officially acknowledging....[view article]

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$1 Million Bounty to Be Offered for ‘Smoking Gun’ in IRS Targeting Scandal
The Blaze - May 22, 2014

A nonprofit group hopes to award a $1 million bounty to anyone who can provide "smoking gun" evidence to implicate IRS leadership or members of the Obama administration who purposefully targeted conservative and tea party-affiliated groups, TheBlaze has learned....[view article]

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VA scandal is bipartisan
The Hill - May 22, 2014

If even one American veteran has died because of inadequate treatment by the Department of Veterans Affairs, President Obama and VA Secretary Eric Shinseki owe veterans an apology. Virtually all members and the leaders of both parties in both houses of Congress owe veterans an apology. The media owes veterans an apology. Shame on them. I owe veterans an apology for not having written a column this brutally blunt the moment I learned that every day, 22 more vets commit...[view article]

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Senate gives preliminary OK to Obama judge pick who wrote drone memo
Fox News - May 22, 2014

A contentious federal appeals court nominee narrowly cleared a key Senate hurdle on Wednesday, as the administration tried to ease concerns about the candidate's role in crafting the legal rationale for using drones to kill American terrorist suspects abroad....[view article]

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Obama encountering growing election-year dissent from Democrats
Fox News - May 22, 2014

Obama is encountering an increasingly resistant Democratic caucus on Capitol Hill, as lawmakers in his party break with him on a series of issues in the run-up to the November elections....[view article]

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Michelle’s meals turn off the kids
The Hill - May 21, 2014

More than a million kids confronted by healthier school lunches are turning up their noses, leaving the cafeteria and heading out to get a burger instead.    ...[view article]

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Joe Garcia gets in America Rising's crosshairs (again) with 'Communism works' line
Miami Herald - May 21, 2014

"We’ve proved that Communism works," Garcia said, chiding Republicans for backing big spending on border security that creates loads of government jobs. Read more here: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2014/05/joe-garcia-gets-in-america-risings-crosshairs-again-with-communism-works-line.html#storylink=cpy  ...[view article]

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Federal funds earmarked to offset Affordable Care Act insurer losses
LA Times - May 21, 2014

The Obama administration has quietly adjusted key provisions of its signature healthcare law to potentially make billions of additional taxpayer dollars available to the insurance industry if companies providing coverage through the Affordable Care Act lose money....[view article]

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Congress Targets Russia’s ‘Satan’ Missile
- May 21, 2014

The latest showdown between the U.S. and Russia could go ballistic. Congress is looking to pressure a Ukrainian lab to end its maintenance of one of Moscow's fiercest missiles....[view article]

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AMAC vs AARP - Battling for the hearts and minds of seniors
- May 21, 2014

If you haven't chosen AMAC over AARP yet, you may want to reconsider. During the first Presidential debate, President Obama touted the support of AARP for ObamaCare several times. While AARP immediately responded by saying, "AARP is a nonpartisan organization and we do not endorse political candidates nor coordinate with any candidate or political party", recently released emails between the White House and AARP operatives seem to indicate...[view article]

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AMAC vs AARP - Battling for the hearts and minds of seniors
- May 21, 2014

If you haven't chosen AMAC over AARP yet, you may want to reconsider. During the first Presidential debate, President Obama touted the support of AARP for ObamaCare several times. While AARP immediately responded by saying, "AARP is a nonpartisan organization and we do not endorse political candidates nor coordinate with any candidate or political party", recently released emails between the White House and AARP operatives seem to indicate...[view article]

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FBI chief: ‘Be suspicious’ of government power
The Hill - May 21, 2014

The head of the FBI says he understands why people worry about the scope of the government's powers, and in fact, he agrees with them....[view article]

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China confronts U.S. envoy over cyber-spying accusations
Reuters - May 20, 2014

China summoned the U.S. ambassador after the United States accused five Chinese military officers of hacking into American companies to steal trade secrets, warning Washington it could take further action, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday....[view article]

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Cheney: Obama Has "Demonstrated Repeatedly" That He Can Be Pushed Around
Real Clear Politics - May 19, 2014

FMR. VICE PRESIDENT DICK CHENEY: I think you've got to look beyond just that most immediate crisis. Obviously, we've got to deal with that. But there has developed over the years of the Obama administration, I think, a sense on the part of others that we have a weak government....[view article]

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“We’re At Greater Risk”: Q. & A. with General Keith Alexander
The New Yorker - May 19, 2014

Since Edward Snowden's revelations about government surveillence, we know more about how the National Security Agency has been interpreting Section 21...[view article]

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FCC approves plan to consider paid priority on Internet
The Washington Post - May 16, 2014

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted in favor of advancing a proposal that could dramatically reshape the way consumers experience the Internet, opening the possibility of Internet service providers charging Web sites for higher-quality delivery of their content to American consumers....[view article]

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Judicial Watch Obtains New Documents Showing IRS Targeting Came Directly From Washington D.C.
Judicial Watch - May 15, 2014

Judicial Watch today released a new batch of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) documents revealing that its handling of Tea Party applications was directed out of the agency's headquarters in Washington, DC....[view article]

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Dept of Agriculture Orders Submachine Guns with 30 Round Magazines
Breitbart - May 15, 2014

According to the solicitation, the Dept. of Agriculture wants the guns to have an "ambidextrous safety, semiautomatic or 2 round [bursts] trigger group, Tritium night sights front and rear, rails for attachment of flashlight (front under fore group) and scope (top rear), stock collapsible or folding," and a "30 rd. capacity" magazine....[view article]

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France’s Sale of 2 Ships to Russians Is Ill-Advised, U.S. Warns
The New York Times - May 15, 2014

In a closed-door meeting in February 2010, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates urged his French counterpart not to proceed with the sale of two amphibious assault ships to Russia because it "would send the wrong message to Russia and to our allies in Central and East Europe."...[view article]

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Republicans To Call DHS Sec. For Hearing On Release Of Criminal Aliens
- May 15, 2014

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), one of the most important Republicans on the immigration issue, expressed outrage about the Department of Homeland Security releasing thousands of criminal aliens from detention. Now he's planning to bring DHS Sec. Jeh Johnson before his committee for answers....[view article]

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Russia to ban US from using Space Station over Ukraine sanctions
Telegraph - May 15, 2014

In retaliation for imposing sanctions, Russia will also bar its rocket engines from launching US military satellites...[view article]

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Obama congratulates Michael Sam, first openly gay player drafted by NFL
CNN - May 13, 2014

Obama congratulated Michael Sam on Saturday for being the first openly gay football player taken in the National Football League draft, the White House said in a statement....[view article]

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Show Us the Drone Memos
The New York Times - May 12, 2014

I believe that killing an American citizen without a trial is an extraordinary concept and deserves serious debate. I can't imagine appointing someone to the federal bench, one level below the Supreme Court, without fully understanding that person's views concerning the extrajudicial killing of American citizens....[view article]

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West Antarctic Ice Sheet's Collapse Triggers Sea Level Warning
- May 12, 2014

Two teams of scientists say the long-feared collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet has begun, kicking off what they say will be a centuries-long, "unstoppable" process that could raise sea levels by as much as 15 feet....[view article]

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Obama court nominee wrote memos justifying drone strikes on U.S. citizens
Washington Times - May 9, 2014

Harvard Law School scholar David Barron is an Obama administration nominee for a federal appeals court. He is also the author of government memos that make legal justifications for killing U.S. citizens overseas with drone strikes, which is why his selection to the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals has been delayed....[view article]

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Report finds one federal layoff from sequester
- May 9, 2014

A new government report has found that last year's sequester led to only one federal layoff, a conclusion that Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) said Wednesday was an outrage....[view article]

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Obama Unleashes the Left
Wall Street Journal - May 8, 2014

In the U.S., the politics of the left versus the right rolls on with the predictability of traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge. It's a lot of honking. Until now. All of a sudden, the left has hit ramming speed across a broad swath of American life-in the universities, in politics and in government. People fingered as out of line with the far left's increasingly bizarre claims are being hit and hit hard....[view article]

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Rep. Trey Gowdy: Benghazi needs deeper scrutiny
USA TODAY - May 8, 2014

Benghazi matters because four of our fellow citizens were murdered under terrifying circumstances. Benghazi matters because a diplomatic facility emblematic and representative of our country was attacked and burned on the anniversary of 9/11. Benghazi matters because Americans deserve to know the truth from those entrusted to lead and govern....[view article]

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In Showdown With Lerner, House Imprisonment Not Out of the Question
Roll Call - May 8, 2014

Former tax official Lois Lerner's confrontation with Congress over a potential contempt citation may get emphatically more dramatic, depending on how far back into congressional history House Republicans want to reach....[view article]

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House votes to hold Lerner in contempt of Congress
Fox News - May 8, 2014

The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for refusing to testify about the agency’s targeting of conservative groups....[view article]

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New bid to topple Obamacare in court: Did Harry Reid bend the rules?
Christian Science Monitor - May 8, 2014

The Affordable Care Act is back at center stage in the courts on Thursday with yet another legal challenge that aims to derail President Obama's massive health care reform law....[view article]

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Mr. Obama, tear down this mandate!
National Right to Life - May 8, 2014

Mr. Obama, tear down this mandate!         National Right to Life is challenging President Obama to respect Americans' sacred, historical right to observe our most deeply held moral and political beliefs.  NRLC President Carol Tobias spoke at a rally outside the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., today after oral hearings in the case of...[view article]

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House Panel: White House 'Stonewalling' on Benghazi
CBN News - May 7, 2014

A special House committee is investigating what it calls "White House stone-walling" on the September 11, 2012 assault on the U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya....[view article]

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Harry Reid: No Benghazi select committee in the Senate
Examiner.com - May 7, 2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said he will not form a select committee in the upper chamber to examine the fatal terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, despite a House move to create such a panel. It appears by this statement that Mr. Reid is not interested in the truth....[view article]

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EDITORIAL: Obama’s interstate highway-robbery scheme
Washington Times - May 7, 2014

The White House is far from done with the promised "fundamental transformation" of society. Secret courts issue general warrants enabling the government to listen to every telephone call and read every email. Drones take to the skies to monitor everyone below, and still the administration is not satisfied. President Obama's transportation reauthorization bill, released last week, would demolish one of the greatest American accomplishments of the 20th century in a way that will create one more opportunity to spy....[view article]

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Kirsten Powers: Diverting Benghazi probe
USA TODAY - May 7, 2014

The White House asked for this investigation by not telling the truth in the first place....[view article]

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Weather Channel Co-Founder John Coleman slams Federal climate report
- May 7, 2014

Coleman: 'When the temperature data could no longer be bent to support global warming, they switched to climate change and now blame every weather and climate event on CO2 despite the hard, cold fact that the "radiative forcing" theory they built their claims on has totally failed to verify.'...[view article]

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Palin to Obama Admin: 'You Lied Again' on Benghazi
Breitbart - May 6, 2014

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin blasted the Obama administration for lying about the Benghazi attacks last week again and praised House Republicans for deciding to form a Select Committee to try to unearth what led to the deaths of four Americans and the possible cover-up....[view article]

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Dems open door to participating in Benghazi probe
AP - Associated Press - May 6, 2014

House Democrats are opening the door to participating in a select committee investigation of Benghazi. They are insisting, however, that they are represented equally with Republicans....[view article]

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Own a small business? Brace for Obamacare pain
- May 5, 2014

Local business owners might be hoping the Affordable Care Act's insurance mandates cover sticker shock. The law's employer coverage mandate doesn't take effect until 2015, but early plan renewals are starting to roll in. And for some businesses, the premium jumps are positively painful....[view article]

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Where was Obama? Question resurfaces of president’s whereabouts during Benghazi attack
Fox News - May 5, 2014

Republican senators on Friday put pressure on President Obama to confirm his whereabouts during the night of the Benghazi attack, after an ex-White House spokesman revived the debate by telling Fox News he was not in the Situation Room....[view article]

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Obama’s foreign policy of denial
The Washington Post - May 5, 2014

Barack Obama's 949-word response Monday to a question about foreign policy weakness showed the president at his worst: defensive, irritable, contradictory and at times detached from reality. It began with a complaint about negative coverage on Fox News, when, in fact, it was the New York Times' front page that featured Obama's foreign policy failures, most recently the inability to conclude a trade agreement with Japan and the collapse of Secretary of State John Kerry's Middle East negotiations....[view article]

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U.S. State Department 'partner' of fair features "Mein Kampf" and other anti-semetic literature
Israel Today - May 5, 2014

The US State Department is listed as a "cultural partner" of the 24th Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, which reportedly features a number of anti-Semitic publications. Books in English and Arabic listed on display at the Fair include Holocaust denial, Henry Ford's "The International Jew" and Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf."...[view article]

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US officials: Even if Israel doesn’t like it, Palestinians will get state Read more: US officials: Even if Israel doesn't like it
Times of Israel - May 5, 2014

Members of Kerry's team slam Netanyahu, empathize with Abbas, warn Palestine will rise ‘whether through violence or via int'l organizations'...[view article]

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Release Obama’s Benghazi intelligence briefings
The Washington Post - May 5, 2014

President Obama claims he was only repeating what the intelligence community told him when his administration asserted that the attack in Benghazi began with a spontaneous protest inspired by an Internet video. If that's the case, there is a simple way to prove it: Give the new congressional select committee investigating Benghazi his daily intelligence briefings that show exactly what he was told....[view article]

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This Just Might Be The Worst Poll Yet For Democrats
Business Insider - May 5, 2014

According to the poll, out Monday, Republicans have a 47-43 lead on the generic congressional ballot. That's a 10-point swing from October, when Democrats, boosted by GOP blame for the federal government shutdown, held a 6-point lead in the Pew poll. Obamacare is the main reason say many....[view article]

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A Doctor's Declaration of Independence
Wall Street Journal - April 30, 2014

In my 23 years as a practicing physician, I've learned that the only thing that matters is the doctor-patient relationship. How we interact and treat our patients is the practice of medicine. I acknowledge that there is a problem with the rising cost of health care, but there is also a problem when the individual physician in the trenches does not have a voice in the debate and is being told what to do and how to do it....[view article]

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Utah lawmaker moves to disarm BLM, IRS, says ‘They’re not paramilitary units’
Washington Times - April 30, 2014

"There are lots of people who are really concerned when the BLM shows up with its own SWAT team," he said, the Salt Lake Tribune reported. "They're regulatory agencies. They're not paramilitary units, and I think that concerns a lot of us."...[view article]

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Justices split on whether police can search cellphones during arrests
LA Times - April 30, 2014

Confronting a right-to-privacy question in the new world of smartphones, the Supreme Court justices sounded closely split Tuesday on whether police officers should be free to search through the phone of any person who is arrested....[view article]

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Administration "Slow Walked" Congress On Benghazi
- April 30, 2014

An important email on Benghazi that showed the White House's role in the election season spin about the attack was only made available to a key Congressional committee two weeks ago....[view article]

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Post-ABC News poll shows Democrats at risk in November as Obama’s approval rating falls
The Washington Post - April 29, 2014

Democrats face serious obstacles as they look to the November elections, with President Obama's approval rating at a new low and a majority of voters saying they prefer a Congress in Republican hands to check the president's agenda, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll....[view article]

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The Irresponsible John Kerry backpedals on Israel ‘apartheid state’ comment
POLITICO.com - April 29, 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry, under fire for warning that Israel risks becoming "an apartheid state" in the absence of a peace deal, released a statement Monday evening pushing back hard....[view article]

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Cruz Calls on Kerry to Resign After ‘Apartheid’ Remark
The Free Beacon - April 29, 2014

Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) demanded on the Senate floor Monday that Secretary of State John Kerry resign from his post following highly controversial remarks about the state of Israel....[view article]

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The media is turning on President Obama
New York Post - April 28, 2014

With multiple crises spiraling out of control around the world, stories about the Obama presidency are taking on the air of postmortems. What went wrong, who's to blame, what next - even The New York Times is starting to recognize that Dear Leader is a global flop....[view article]

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Obamacare deals blow to one-doctor medicine
- April 28, 2014

Despite the predictions of fortune tellers in politics and think tanks, we won't know for years whether the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, will ultimately leave people sicker or healthier, richer or poorer....[view article]

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Senators Denounce Obama for Threatening 'Entire Constitutional System' By 'Nullifying' Immigration Laws
- April 28, 2014

On Thursday, 22 Republican senators, including even Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), denounced President Barack Obama in a scathing letter for threatening America's "entire constitutional system" with his immigration "enforcement review" that threatens to "nullify" the nation's immigration laws....[view article]

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Harry Reid's Long, Steady Accretion of Power & Wealth
Real Clear Politics - April 24, 2014

Last month, as the Senate was busy negotiating the final details of its Ukraine aid package, Majority Leader Harry Reid became temporarily distracted with a campaign finance issue. Since winning re-election in 2010, Reid’s campaign had purchased gifts for supporters and donors from vendors like Bed Bath & Beyond, Amazon, Nordstrom, and the Senate gift shop, among others. But one round of spending was directed to a less recognizable firm: Ryan Elisabeth, a...[view article]

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Face-recognition software: Is this the end of anonymity for all of us?
The Independant - April 24, 2014

From 2008 to 2010, as Edward Snowden has revealed, the National Security Agency (NSA) collaborated with the British Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) to intercept the webcam footage of 1.8 million Yahoo users....[view article]

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Gov. Rick Perry Warns Feds Over Concerns of New Land Grab in Texas
The Blaze - April 24, 2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry warned the federal Bureau of Land Management to stay away from Texas amid new concerns that it may be looking to claim thousands of acres of land in the northern part of the state....[view article]

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Holder cancels speech, appearance in OKC amid angry protests
Washington Times - April 24, 2014

Mr. Holder's scheduled visit to Oklahoma City drew the criticism of several conservative lawmakers who planned the protest anticipating his arrival, including state Rep. Paul Wesselhoft, Moore Republican, who has stated he believes that Mr. Holder should be impeached....[view article]

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MRC: Big Three guilty of media blackout on IRS scandal - WHY?
- April 23, 2014

A media watchdog group says mainstream broadcast networks are oddly ignoring possibly one of the largest scandals in recent memory....[view article]

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Delinquent IRS employees paid bonuses by the agency
CNN - April 23, 2014

The IRS was in damage control mode Tuesday after an audit revealed that it paid bonuses to employees who were in trouble over tax issues themselves....[view article]

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Real objective of ObamaCare is 'semi-nationalization' of health care
Fox News - April 23, 2014

Charles Krauthammer said Monday on "Special Report with Bret Baier" that he believes the true objective of ObamaCare is to serve as a "semi-nationalization" of the health care industry using insurers as the middle man....[view article]

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Sonia Sotomayor: Court’s right wing ‘out of touch with reality’
NBC News - April 23, 2014

Simmering tensions over the high court's approach to race burst into the open Tuesday morning when Sotomayor, reading from her dissent in an affirmative action case, mounted a full-scale assault on the right wing of the court, calling her conservative colleagues "out of touch with reality."...[view article]

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Department of Justice Vows to Protect Mt. Soledad Cross and War Memorial in California
ChristianPost.com - April 18, 2014

Lawyers for the Department of Justice recently announced that they are willing to legally defend the long-debated, giant cross atop a war memorial in Southern California, saying they find the cross to be an "appropriate" structure and not a violation of the separation of church and state....[view article]

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JW Obtains IRS Documents Showing Lerner in Contact With DOJ about Potential Prosecution of Tax-Exempt Groups
Judicial Watch - April 17, 2014

Judicial Watch today released a new batch of internal IRS documents revealing that former IRS official Lois Lerner communicated with the Department of Justice (DOJ) about whether it was possible to criminally prosecute certain tax-exempt entities. The documents were obtained as a result of an October 2013 Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) after the agency refused to respond to four FOIA requests dating...[view article]

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Nevada Rancher’s Son: Harry Reid ‘Needs To Be Kicked Out Of Office’
CBSNews.com - April 17, 2014

The son of a Nevada rancher who battled the federal government over the roundup of his cattle believes it’s time for Sen. Harry Reid to be kicked out of office....[view article]

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Obama administration’s ‘Culture of intimidation’ seen in Nevada ranch standoff
Washington Times - April 17, 2014

Sending scores of armed agents along with helicopters and dogs to confront an elderly Nevada rancher over grazing fees may seem like overkill, but critics say it’s not inconsistent with the federal government’s recent approach to environmental enforcement....[view article]

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Poll: Most Americans believe Obama lies on important issues
Examiner.com - April 17, 2014

Sixty-one percent of respondents in the poll released Thursday said Obama lies at least some of the time on important issues. An additional 20 percent said he lies every now and then....[view article]

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Group says IRS-tea party scandal now includes Dept. of Justice
OneNewsNow.com - April 17, 2014

A public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption says it has evidence that Lois Lerner, the former IRS official already in hot water for her role in targeting conservative tax-exempt groups, also was conspiring with the Justice Department to prosecute those same groups....[view article]

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Here Go: Brain Surgery Patient's Obamacare Plan Denies Meds, Drops Doctors
Breitbart - April 17, 2014

A New York woman suffering from a neurological disease that has required four brain surgeries has been dropped by all of her doctors and denied medications due to her Obamacare plan....[view article]

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Feds Conducting Radiation Survey in Boston Before Marathon
Weekly Standard - April 17, 2014

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) will spend the four days leading up to the Boston Marathon conducting a helicopter-based survey to measure naturally occurring background radiation in a ten square mile area west of downtown Boston. The measurements are being taken to "establish baseline levels [which] is a normal part of security and emergency preparedness", especially before large public events such as the marathon. A similar survey was conducted in northern New Jersey and New York City...[view article]

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Rebellion on a Nevada Cattle Ranch Could Be Just the Start
Time - April 16, 2014

The Feds may have made a gross miscalculation by allowing a rancher and his followers to win an armed standoff over government authority, but many believe that God intervened. ...[view article]

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Operation Desert Tortoise: It's not over
Daily Jot - April 16, 2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told KRNV News 4 that the showdown between a Nevada rancher and the federal government is "not over." He said, "We can't have an American people that violate the law and then just walk away from it. So it's not over." WorldNetDaily reports that former Sheriff Richard Mack, executive director of the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association says his government sources claim that the weekend retreat...[view article]

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On Tax Day, RNC Sues The IRS
Breitbart - April 15, 2014

On Tax Day, the Republican National Committee announced it is suing the IRS for stonewalling Freedom of Information Act request for documents about the tax agency's politicized scrutiny of conservative and Tea Party groups....[view article]

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House Republicans won't rule out arresting Lois Lerner if Justice Department doesn't
- April 10, 2014

Congress is calling for jail time regarding Lois Lerner....[view article]

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Eric Holder strays from planned remarks
POLITICO.com - April 10, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder strayed from prepared remarks to slam the way he was "treated" by a House committee the day before, calling it evidence of "ugly and divisive" civil rights challenges facing him and President Barack Obama...[view article]

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Fed-Up Eric Holder Rips Congress: ‘Unprecedented, Unwarranted, Ugly and Divisive’
ABC News - April 10, 2014

Mr. Holder's words are indeed divisive. Please watch the video from ABC News and pray for Mr. Holder....[view article]

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OSC targets Hatch Act violations at IRS, improper hiring at CBP
Federal News Radio - April 10, 2014

A customer service representative at the IRS who repeatedly greeted taxpayers calling a help-line with a chant urging President Barack Obama's re-election in 2012 could now be facing significant disciplinary action, according to the Office of Special Counsel....[view article]

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‘Expect To See A Band Of Soldiers’: Militia Members Arrive At Nevada Ranch
CBSNews.com - April 10, 2014

Militia groups are rallying behind a rancher whose cattle are being seized by the federal government....[view article]

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Most Honorable Congressman Darrell Issa Accuses Cummings of Colluding with the IRS
National Review Online - April 10, 2014

The war between Oversight Committee chairman Darrell Issa and the committee's ranking member, Elijah Cummings, rages on. Issa on Wednesday accused the Maryland Democrat of colluding with the Internal Revenue Service in its targeting of the conservative nonprofit group True the Vote, whose founder, Catherine Engelbrecht, said she received multiple letters from Cummings in 2012 and personal visits from the IRS and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Explosives. Engelbrecht's True the Vote is one of the many conservative groups...[view article]

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Two New Studies Raise Red Flags on Obamacare
Fiscal Times - April 10, 2014

Barack Obama wasted little time last week declaring victory as the deadline for enrollment in Affordable Care Act exchanges expired - well, more or less, anyway....[view article]

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House panel refers ex-IRS official to Justice Dept
- April 9, 2014

The House Ways and Means Committee voted Wednesday to refer a former Internal Revenue Service official to the Justice Department for possible criminal prosecution in the agency's tea party controversy....[view article]

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House wants Lois Lerner charged as criminal
POLITICO.com - April 8, 2014

The committee will mark up a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday accusing Lerner of committing three crimes relating to the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups seeking tax exempt status, a Republican staffer said....[view article]

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CBS: WH 'Roughed Up By Its Own Pay Equity Rhetoric'
Weekly Standard - April 8, 2014

"The White House is getting, as you indicated Norah, roughed up by its own pay equity rhetoric," reported Major Garrett. "In an analysis of White House salaries, which nobody here disputes, shows that the median income of female staffers is 88 percent of that of male staffers."...[view article]

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Eric Holder explodes at GOP rep: ‘You don’t want to go there, buddy!’ [VIDEO]
The Daily Caller - April 8, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder exploded at Texas Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert during a House hearing Tuesday....[view article]

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IRS agents’ testimony: NO progressive groups were targeted by IRS
The Daily Caller - April 7, 2014

IRS agents testified before Congress that the agency's political targeting did not apply to progressive groups as Democrats and the media have claimed, according to a bombshell new staff report prepared by the House Oversight Committee chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa....[view article]

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High court declines appeal involving Christian photographers in New Mexico
OneNewsNow.com - April 7, 2014

The Supreme Court has turned down an appeal from a commercial photography business in New Mexico that objects to taking pictures of same-sex wedding ceremonies....[view article]

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Israelis fear Obama has made America weak, says Jerusalem Post editor
OneNewsNow.com - April 3, 2014

Obama's handling of the crisis in Ukraine illustrates why many Israelis believe that the United States has abandoned its responsibility as the world's superpower, says an Israeli author and national security expert...[view article]

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Krauthammer’s Take: 7.1 Million Enrollees a ‘Phony Number’
National Review Online - April 2, 2014

Obama announced today that 7.1 million Americans have enrolled on health-insurance plans through Obamacare, a number that is “wonderfully precise,” according to Charles Krauthammer. “These guys go six months without any idea what the numbers are, and all of a sudden it’s to a decimal point.”...[view article]

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No, Mr. President - You did NOT win!
- April 2, 2014

No, Mr. President. No way, Mr. President. We do not accept, we do not acquiesce in, this deplorable piece of legislation. The debate is not over. The debate will continue. It must continue....[view article]

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US appeals court upholds new Texas abortion rules
- April 1, 2014

A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld Texas' tough abortion restrictions that have forced the closure of about 20 clinics around the state, saying the new rules don't jeopardize women's health....[view article]

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CIA officer confirmed no protests before misleading Benghazi account given
Washington Times - April 1, 2014

Before the Obama administration gave an inaccurate narrative on national television that the Benghazi attacks grew from an anti-American protest, the CIA's station chief in Libya pointedly told his superiors in Washington that no such demonstration occurred, documents and interviews with current and former intelligence officials show....[view article]

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NSA performed warrantless searches on Americans' calls and emails – Clapper
Guardian - April 1, 2014

US intelligence chiefs have confirmed that the National Security Agency has used a "back door" in surveillance law to perform warrantless searches on Americans' communications....[view article]

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Administration has 'cooked the books' on ObamaCare numbers
Fox News - April 1, 2014

A Republican senator said on Sunday that the lack of details about ObamaCare enrollment numbers suggests the Obama administration has “cooked the books.”...[view article]

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Harry Reid dismisses cancer patient Tom Coburn's Obamacare concern
Examiner.com - April 1, 2014

When Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., pointed out that the majority of cancer centers in the country aren't covered under Obamacare while arguing that the law's problems go beyond early website issues, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., dismissed the critique as too "in the weeds."...[view article]

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Krauthammer: Obama Has An "Adolescent View" Of The World
Family Security Matters - March 28, 2014

Krauthammer: Obama Has An "Adolescent View" Of The World...[view article]

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Ted Cruz: The Russians are 'openly laughing' at Obama
Examiner.com - March 27, 2014

Sen. Ted Cruz believes that Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian leaders no longer respect President Obama because of his failure to lead....[view article]

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Poll: Obama’s disapproval rating hits a new high
The Washington Post - March 27, 2014

The AP-GfK poll shows 59 percent of Americans now disapprove of Obama -- a point higher than the previous high set in December. (41% or less approve)...[view article]

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The Surveillance State Is Well Protected and Winning
- March 27, 2014

Bullied into action by Edward Snowden-no hero or traitor, he-President Obama might finally get one thing right about the Surveillance State. To borrow a favorite phrase, he might be on the right side of history....[view article]

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Boehner: "... Is this, a joke?"
The Hill - March 26, 2014

Responding to the administration’s announcement on Tuesday evening that people who had begun the process of signing up for insurance through the federal exchanges would have until mid-April to do so, instead of March 31....[view article]

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History of Obamacare Delays
POLITICO.com - March 26, 2014

Did anyone really doubt that the final Obamacare enrollment deadline would slip, too? It's not like the Obama administration is setting a new precedent with its latest move - giving customers more time to enroll after next Monday's deadline if they're already in line....[view article]

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TSA wants law enforcement at checkpoints
AP - Associated Press - March 26, 2014

The Transportation Security Administration recommended Wednesday that airports post armed law enforcement officers at security checkpoints and ticket counters during peak hours....[view article]

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IRS stonewalls probe of tea party targeting emails
Washington Times - March 26, 2014

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Wednesday that he won't be able to produce all of former employee Lois G. Lerner's emails and those of other key employees by the end of this year, pushing it beyond this year's congressional elections....[view article]

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Electorate in Anti-Incumbent Mood
Real Clear Politics - March 26, 2014

Less than eight months before a closely divided electorate decides which candidates they'll send to Congress, Democrats vying for House and Senate seats face a downbeat populace that may stay home in November, while Republican candidates find themselves challenged to unite around a common vision beyond opposition to Obamacare....[view article]

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Hobby Lobby Contraceptive Case Goes Before Supreme Court
NPR.org - March 25, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in the latest challenge to the Obama health care overhaul....[view article]

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John Boehner aide: Harry Reid ‘unhinged’
POLITICO.com - March 25, 2014

House Speaker John Boehner's office fired back at Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, saying comments he made blaming Republicans for the situation in Ukraine make him sound "completely unhinged."...[view article]

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Hobby Lobby Owners 'Encouraged' by Supreme Court Oral Arguments
ChristianPost.com - March 25, 2014

Supporters of two companies suing the Health and Human Services Department over its "preventive services" mandate are "encouraged" by the responses they received from members of the U.S. Supreme Court during oral arguments....[view article]

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Vatican Chief Justice: Obama’s Policies ‘Have Become Progressively More Hostile Toward Christian Civilization’
CBSNews.com - March 24, 2014

The Vatican's chief justice feels that President Barack Obama's policies have been hostile toward Christians....[view article]

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America's Internet Surrender
Wall Street Journal - March 19, 2014

The Internet is often described as a miracle of self-regulation, which is almost true. The exception is that the United States government has had ultimate control from the beginning. Washington has used this oversight only to ensure that the Internet runs efficiently and openly, without political pressure from any country....[view article]

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Another ObamaCare Rate Shock On The Way
IBD - March 19, 2014

The administration issued new rules last week to spare President Obama more political damage from his phony "keep your doctor" promise. But in so doing, they've set in motion another ObamaCare rate shock....[view article]

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President Obama's popularity sinks to new low in Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll
National Right to Life - March 17, 2014

At least every other week, we have another poll, documenting that President Obama’s popularity has sunk to a new low. The difference today is that the Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll was released hours after pro-abortion Democrat Alex Sink sunk in a match up against pro-life Republican David Jolly in a special election in Florida’s 13 Congressional District....[view article]

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Anatomy of a Democratic Midterm Freakout
- March 17, 2014

National Democrats are in a near panic — if the media's highly-attuned panic detectors are any indicator — with a "poisonous" president unable to use his popularity to sway voters, a "screaming siren" warning about mid-term turnout, and Republicans on the offensive on Obamacare. There are a long eight months until November, but Democrats seem unlikely to get much sleep over the interim....[view article]

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Surveillance of citizens? U.S. in 'dangerous waters' now, says attorney
OneNewsNow.com - March 14, 2014

A former Justice Department attorney says America has reached a point where the federal government can monitor any ordinary citizen it so desires....[view article]

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With eye on Crimea, U.S. starts military drills on Russia's doorstep
Reuters - March 13, 2014

The United States will signal its resolve to protect its NATO allies near Russia's borders on Tuesday with the start of the first joint military training exercises in the region since the Kremlin intervened in Ukraine....[view article]

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Feinstein: CIA searched Intelligence Committee computers
The Washington Post - March 12, 2014

The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday sharply accused the CIA of violating federal law and undermining the constitutional principle of congressional oversight as she detailed publicly for the first time how the agency secretly removed documents from computers used by her panel to investigate a controversial interrogation program....[view article]

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Wanted by Ecuador, 2 Brothers Make Mark in U.S. Campaigns
The New York Times - March 12, 2014

The donations kept pouring in: hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions to President Obama and more than a dozen members of Congress, carefully routed through the families of two wealthy brothers in Florida....[view article]

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Accused of Spying on Congress, CIA Director Tap Dances
National Journal - March 12, 2014

CIA Director John Brennan denied credible allegations of spying on Congress—a federal crime—leveled by Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein with a classic Washington evasion. “We wouldn’t do that,” Brennan said during an appearance before the Council on Foreign Relations. “That’s just beyond the scope of reason in terms of what we would do.”...[view article]

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ObamaCare's Secret Mandate Exemption
Wall Street Journal - March 12, 2014

ObamaCare's implementers continue to roam the battlefield and shoot their own wounded, and the latest casualty is the core of the Affordable Care Act—the individual mandate. To wit, last week the Administration quietly excused millions of people from the requirement to purchase health insurance or else pay a tax penalty....[view article]

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Obama is most hostile U.S. president to Israel in modern times
Haaretz.com - March 6, 2014

In interview with Haaretz, the controversial Texas Republican lambasts the president's 'appeasement' of Iran and Vladimir Putin, tears his Israel policies to shreds and even has an unkind word for AIPAC....[view article]

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Bill to Make the Fine $0 for Violating the Individual Mandate Passes by 90 Votes
Weekly Standard - March 6, 2014

The House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday afternoon to make the fine/“tax” for violating Obamacare’s individual mandate $0 for this year, and it did so by the wide margin of 90 votes (250 to 160).  That’s 83 more than the 7-vote margin (219 to 212) by which Obamacare passed the House four Marches ago....[view article]

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Obama Cuts Funds for Missile Defense from Israel
Breitbart - March 6, 2014

In the same week that the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) intercepted a Gaza-bound shipment of Syrian missiles from Iran, Obama is asking Congress to reduce U.S. funding for Israel's missile defense programs by $200 million, according to the Washington Free Beacon....[view article]

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Issa Walks Out Of IRS Scandal Hearing
CBSNews.com - March 5, 2014

A House hearing on the IRS targeting of conservative groups erupted into an argument between Rep. Elijah Cummings and House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa just moments after former IRS official Lois Lerner invoked her Fifth Amendment right not to testify in regards to her role in the tax scrutiny scandal....[view article]

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Issa, Cummings clash at hearing after ex-IRS official Lerner takes 5th
Fox News - March 5, 2014

A House hearing on the IRS targeting scandal rapidly broke down into a heated and deeply personal argument between a top Democrat and Republican, moments after former IRS official Lois Lerner once again invoked her Fifth Amendment right not to testify....[view article]

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Holder gives nod to state AGs to drop defense of gay marriage bans amid court challenges
Fox News - February 25, 2014

Homosexual advocate Eric Holder has given the nod to his state counterparts that they do not have to defend laws they consider discriminatory -- effectively giving the green light for states to stop defending bans on gay marriage and the U.S. Constitutional laws....[view article]

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Hagel announces steep U.S. defense cuts in aircraft, ships, troops, weapons
Washington Free Beacon - February 25, 2014

Obama will sharply cut ships, aircraft, and troops as part of a major reduction of U.S. military forces that will face even steeper downsizing in 2016, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced on Monday....[view article]

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Black Pastors: Impeach Holder
CNS News - February 25, 2014

A coalition of black pastors announced on Tuesday at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. that they are launching a campaign to gather one million signatures on a petition calling for the impeachment of Attorney General Eric Holder for violating his oath of office by trying "to coerce states to fall in line with the same-sex 'marriage' agenda."...[view article]

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Sen. Hagan runs from Obamacare question on canceled plans
- February 25, 2014

On Monday, Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) repeatedly refused to answer a simple question on when she knew people wouldn't be able to keep their current plans under Obamacare....[view article]

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DHS cancels plan to collect license plate data
Fox News - February 20, 2014

A plan by the Department of Homeland Security to establish a national license-plate recognition database to collect information from commercial and law enforcement tag readers has been abruptly canceled after concerns were raised over privacy and how the data might be scrutinized....[view article]

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Spy Chief: We Should’ve Told You We Track Your Calls
- February 19, 2014

The U.S. government long considered its collection of Americans' call records to be a state secret. Now the Director of National Intelligence admits it would have been better if Washington had acknowledged the surveillance in the first place....[view article]

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DHS plan for national license-plate tracking system raises privacy concerns
Fox News - February 19, 2014

A plan by the Department of Homeland security to establish a national license-plate recognition database that would collect information from commercial and law enforcement tag readers is raising concerns over privacy and how the data might be scrutinized....[view article]

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Iran: We’re ready for ‘decisive battle’ with Israel, US
Times of Israel - February 12, 2014

In the latest in a series of warnings against the US, Iran’s chief of staff Hassan Firouzabadi warned the Islamic republic’s foes that Iran is prepared for a “decisive battle” if attacked....[view article]

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Congressional hearing focuses on global persecution of Christians
OneNewsNow.com - February 12, 2014

The author of "The Global War on Christians" says estimates of the number of Christians being killed for their faith range from the hundreds to 100,000 per year....[view article]

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ECFA Encourages More Freedom and Greater Clarity in Political Activity Rules
Christian Newswire - February 12, 2014

ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) has submitted comments to the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) encouraging more freedom and greater clarity in the rules governing political activity by tax-exempt organizations....[view article]

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Voters Tell Congress to Act Now to Free Imprisoned Americans Saeed Abedini and Kenneth Bae
Christian Newswire - February 12, 2014

For over a year two American citizens have been imprisoned in foreign countries in direct violation of their human rights. Saeed Abedini of Idaho, held in Iran, and Kenneth Bae of Washington, held by North Korea. Both men are in prison for their Christian faith. Our Administration has failed to secure their release....[view article]

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Ohio National Guard Training Envisions Right-Wing Terrorism
Media Tracker - February 11, 2014

Documents from an Ohio National Guard (ONG) training drill conducted last January reveal the details of a mock disaster where Second Amendment supporters with "anti-government" opinions were portrayed as domestic terrorists....[view article]

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Is anything being done to protect U.S. power grid from 'catastrophic' EMP?
OneNewsNow.com - February 10, 2014

A national defense analyst and former Defense Department official says the U.S. remains unprepared for an attack that could take down the country's entire electrical grid....[view article]

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US blames China for rising tensions in South China Sea
Fiscal Times - February 10, 2014

The Obama administration has significantly sharpened its rhetoric about China's territorial claims in the South China Sea over the past week amid growing pressure from allies in the region for Washington to take a firmer line....[view article]

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Pentagon Drops Plan to Mothball USS George Washington Aircraft Carrier
Wall Street Journal - February 10, 2014

The Pentagon has dropped a plan to retire one of its nuclear-powered aircraft carriers after the White House intervened to head off a brewing political fight. The military had proposed an early retirement of the USS George Washington, reducing the U.S. carrier fleet to 10, as part of plan to deal with cost cuts imposed by Congress. That touched a nerve among a bipartisan group of lawmakers, who called on Defense Secretary......[view article]

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Obama Calls for Release of Two U.S. Christians Imprisoned Abroad
Religion Today - February 10, 2014

During the annual National Prayer Breakfast Thursday, President Barack Obama asked for the release of two U.S. Christians who have been punished overseas....[view article]

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Muslim Brotherhood Leader Meets Obama in White House
Washington Free Beacon - February 7, 2014

A senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood was recently hosted at the White House for a meeting with President Barack Obama, prompting an outcry from critics of the global Islamist organization....[view article]

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Admin Pot Policy Dazed, Confusing to Many
ABC News - February 6, 2014

The White House-run Office of National Drug Control Policy considers marijuana a dangerous and harmful drug. And the Drug Enforcement Administration labels it a top-tier illegal drug under federal law. But President Barack Obama, an acknowledged pot smoker in his younger days, recently told The New Yorker magazine that he doesn't see marijuana as any more dangerous than alcohol......[view article]

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Krauthammer: Loss of jobs due to ObamaCare will be ‘emblazoned on the tombstone of liberalism’
Fox News - February 6, 2014

Charles Krauthammer told viewers Thursday on "Special Report with Bret Baier" that White House Press Secretary Jay Carney's reaction to a new Congressional Budget Office projection showing that ObamaCare would lead to the loss of 2.3 million full-time jobs "is going to be emblazoned on the tombstone of liberalism."...[view article]

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U.S. Postal Service Announces Giant Ammo Purchase
INFO Wars - February 6, 2014

The U.S. Postal Service is currently seeking companies that can provide "assorted small arms ammunition" in the near future....[view article]

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Obama's IRS 'Confusion'
Wall Street Journal - February 6, 2014

House committees are still digging into the IRS political targeting scandal, and based on a hearing Wednesday there's more to learn. The day produced more evidence blowing apart President ...[view article]

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CBO nearly triples estimate of working hours lost by 2021 due to Affordable Care Act
NBC News - February 5, 2014

A historically high number of people will be locked out of the workforce by 2021, according to a report by the Congressional Budget Office released Tuesday....[view article]

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Feds: NSA ‘Probably’ Spies on Members of Congress
National Journal - February 5, 2014

The National Security Agency "probably" collects phone records of members of Congress and their staffs, a senior Justice Department official conceded Tuesday. Deputy Attorney General James Cole buckled under questioning from multiple lawmakers during a House Judiciary Committee hearing reviewing proposals to reform the NSA's surveillance activity....[view article]

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Internet firms release data on NSA requests
AP - Associated Press - February 5, 2014

A flurry of new reports from major technology companies show that the government collects customer information on tens of thousands of Americans every six months as part of secret national security investigations. And the companies' top lawyers struck a combative stance, saying the Obama administrative needs to provide more transparency about its data collection....[view article]

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Sheila Jackson Lee: Writing executive orders for Obama to sign ‘our number one agenda’
The Daily Caller - February 5, 2014

Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said that the new Congressional Full Employment Caucus will "give Obama a number of executive orders that he can sign."...[view article]

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Obamacare network vulnerable to cyber attack
Washington Free Beacon - February 4, 2014

U.S. intelligence agencies last week urged the Obama administration to check its new healthcare network for malicious software after learning that developers linked to the Belarus government helped produce the website, raising fresh concerns that private data posted by millions of Americans will be compromised....[view article]

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Alveda King: Nancy Pelosi Deserves the Margaret Sanger Award for Trampling on Human Rights; Martin Luther King, Jr. Would Reject it Today
Christian Newswire - February 4, 2014

Dr. Alveda King, director of African American Outreach for Priests for Life, reacted today to the announcement that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will receive Planned Parenthood's Margaret Sanger Award....[view article]

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The next State of the Union message should honor the fallen heroes as well as the living ones
THE EXAMINER - February 3, 2014

Every single night for the last 28 months, the alarm on my husband Chris' watch has gone off between 10 p.m. and 12 a.m., depending on the time changes....[view article]

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VIDEO: Do you know why?
YouTube.com - January 31, 2014

Please pray that justice is served for those who lost their lives....[view article]

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Mass Prayer Rally At Kotel Against 'Kerry's Decrees'
Arutz Sheva - January 31, 2014

A massive gathering brought thousands together at the Kotel (Western Wall) Thursday night, in prayers beseeching G-d to "cancel the decrees" of US Secretary of State John Kerry, whose peace plans would create an Arab capital in Jerusalem....[view article]

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Democrats' Electoral College Advantage Is Shrinking, Gallup Finds
The Christian Post - January 30, 2014

The Democratic advantage in state-level partisanship was smaller in 2013 than in 2012, and a lot smaller than its 2008 high point, according to Gallup's yearly look at the political composition of the states....[view article]

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Four words in the ACA could spell its doom
The Washington Post - January 30, 2014

Someone you probably are not familiar with has filed a suit you probably have not heard about concerning a four-word phrase you should know about. The suit could blow to smithereens something everyone has heard altogether too much about, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (hereafter, ACA)....[view article]

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State of the Union draws 33.3 million viewers, lowest since 2000
LA Times - January 30, 2014

That is the lowest showing since 2000, when President Clinton's speech averaged 31.5 million viewers....[view article]

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White House Deletes Blog Post Warning Against Marijuana Legalization
Weekly Standard - January 29, 2014

Monday morning, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) blog at Whitehouse.gov published an entry titled: "Support for National Association of School Nurses' [NASN] Position on the Legalization of Marijuana." However, the original link for the post is now meet with a "Sorry, the page you're looking for can't be found" message, and the most recent post on the ONDCP blog is dated January 20....[view article]

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EXCERPTS: House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers Delivers the Republican Address to the Nation
- January 29, 2014

Tonight, House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) will deliver the Republican Address to the Nation following the State of the Union....[view article]

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Court rejects secrecy for food stamp numbers
- January 29, 2014

A federal appeals court has rejected the Obama Administration's attempt to keep secret the government's data on how much individual retailers take in from the food stamp program....[view article]

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Tom Coburn loses cancer doctor to Obamacare
POLITICO.com - January 29, 2014

Cancer-stricken Sen. Tom Coburn revealed Tuesday that his health insurance under Obamacare doesn't cover his oncologist, but said he still is receiving excellent care....[view article]

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Republicans Skeptical of Obama Enacting Agenda Alone
- January 29, 2014

Republicans and Democrats walked away from the State of the Union further divided Tuesday night as President Barack Obama vowed to reduce income inequality and use his executive office to bypass the 113th Congress, which has reached historic lows when it comes to productivity....[view article]

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Less speech, more competence
USA TODAY - January 29, 2014

The simple purpose the State of the Union (SOTU) address fulfills is the constitutional requirement that the president update Congress "from time to time" and "recommend to their consideration" what the executive suggests needs to be done....[view article]

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US looks at ways to prevent spying on its spying
Yahoo News - January 28, 2014

The U.S. government is looking at ways to prevent anyone from spying on its own surveillance of Americans' phone records....[view article]

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Secret abortion fees hidden in ObamaCare premiums, lawmakers say
Fox News - January 27, 2014

Insurance companies working under the Obamacare umbrella have secretly added a surcharge to cover the cost of abortions (murder of infants), an apparent violation of federal law that forbids the practice, congressional leaders charge....[view article]

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Jill Abramson talks to John Seigenthaler
- January 23, 2014

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden helped The New York Times "keep the public informed on what I consider to be very important matters," says Jill Abramson, the woman who has the final say on what constitutes "all the news that's fit to print."...[view article]

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Obama's Job Approval Points to 2014 Trouble for Democrats
Real Clear Politics - January 22, 2014

With the advent of this election year, the time to turn from generalities/playing field pieces to tracking specific races is fast approaching. But before picking up my series on competitive Senate races (I wrote on three with relatively well-formed dynamics last year: Kentucky, Montana, and Arkansas), I do have a few more things to say about the playing field....[view article]

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America's Dwindling Economic Freedom
Wall Street Journal - January 14, 2014

World economic freedom has reached record levels, according to the 2014 Index of Economic Freedom, released Tuesday by the Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal. But after seven straight years of decline, the U.S. has dropped out of the top 10 most economically free countries....[view article]

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Supreme Court: Arizona Can’t Enforce Ban on Abortions After 20 Weeks
LifeNews.com - January 14, 2014

The Supreme Court issued a ruling today saying the state of Arizona can't enforce its law to ban abortions after five months of pregnancy....[view article]

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Rumours of marriage problems threaten to overshadow Michelle Obama's 50th birthday
The Australian - January 13, 2014

Michelle Obama's extended absence from Washington and a flurry of renewed speculation about the state of the first couple's marriage are threatening to overshadow her 50th birthday party at the White House on Saturday....[view article]

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Obama’s use of executive power faces reckoning at Supreme Court
The Hill - January 13, 2014

Nothing less than the boundaries of executive power are at stake Monday, as the Supreme Court considers whether Obama violated the Constitution during his first term....[view article]

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JUSTICE: Feds pick Obama supporter to lead probe into IRS tea party targeting
Washington Times - January 9, 2014

The Justice Department selected an avowed political supporter of Obama to lead the criminal probe into the IRS targeting of tea party groups, according to top Republicans who said Wednesday that the move has ruined the entire investigation....[view article]

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Robert Gates, former defense secretary, offers harsh critique of Obama’s leadership in ‘Duty’
The Washington Post - January 8, 2014

In a new memoir, former defense secretary Robert Gates unleashes harsh judgments about President Obama's leadership and his commitment to the Afghanistan war, writing that by early 2010 he had concluded the president "doesn't believe in his own strategy, and doesn't consider the war to be his. For him, it's all about getting out."...[view article]

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Voluntary government checkpoints spark backlash
USA TODAY - January 7, 2014

Checkpoints, which the government insists are voluntary, are creating a backlash because of the presence of uniformed police officers. Some police departments won't participate anymore....[view article]

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NSA won't say whether it spies on Congress
- January 6, 2014

Congress is just like everyone else. That's the message the National Security Agency has for Sen. Bernie Sanders....[view article]

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Obama pollster: reporters should stop covering polls in 2014
The Daily Caller - December 31, 2013

After a year of seeing President Obama's approval ratings plummet, the president's pollster is offering a strikingly candid and pessimistic New Year's resolution. The truth really hurts....[view article]

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Can Robots Better Spot Terrorists at Airports?
Wall Street Journal - December 31, 2013

Aviation and government authorities are starting to use machines in lieu of people to verify the identities of fliers by scanning their faces, irises or fingerprints. Dozens of airports in Europe, Australia and the U.S. already employ such technology so passengers can pass immigration checks without showing identification to, or talking with, a person. Now, several major airports in Europe have started using these automated ID checks at security checkpoints and boarding gates....[view article]

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Truth Poll: ObamaCare approval drops to record low
The Hill - December 23, 2013

The poll finds that just 35 percent of the public supports the law, compared to 40 percent in late November....[view article]

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Democratic senator says Obamacare could have 'meltdown,' hurt party
Reuters - December 23, 2013

Obama's healthcare law could have a "meltdown" and make it difficult for his Democratic Party to keep control of the U.S. Senate next year if ongoing problems with the program are not resolved, a Democratic senator said on Sunday....[view article]

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NSA Panel Member Recommends Increased Data Collection
National Journal - December 23, 2013

Former CIA chief says controversial "bulk" collection of data should be expanded to include email, and could prevent the next 9/11....[view article]

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Expert: ObamaCare obviously in self-destruct mode
OneNewsNow.com - December 23, 2013

A healthcare expert says continual delays with ObamaCare shows that President Obama's signature health law is starting to backfire....[view article]

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D.C. far outpaces nation in personal earnings
- December 19, 2013

D.C. residents are enjoying a personal income boom. The District's total personal income in 2012 was $47.28 billion, or $74,733 for each of its 632,323 residents, according to the Office of the Chief Financial Officer's Economic and Revenue Trends report for November....[view article]

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Record High in U.S. Say Big Government Greatest Threat
Gallup.com - December 19, 2013

Seventy-two percent of Americans say big government is a greater threat to the U.S. in the future than is big business or big labor, a record high in the nearly 50-year history of this question. The prior high for big government was 65% in 1999 and 2000. Big government has always topped big business and big labor, including in the initial asking in 1965, but just 35% named it at that time....[view article]

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Iranian Analyst: Without Deal, We Would've Attacked Israel
Arutz Sheva - December 19, 2013

An Iranian political analyst claimed last week that if a deal between Iran and the West over Iran's nuclear program had not been reached in Geneva, Iran would have annihilated Israel....[view article]

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Merkel compared NSA to Stasi in heated encounter with Obama
Guardian - December 18, 2013

In an angry exchange with Barack Obama, Angela Merkel has compared the snooping practices of the US with those of the Stasi, the ubiquitous and all-powerful secret police of the communist dictatorship in East Germany, where she grew up....[view article]

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Obamacare Navigators Encouraging Fraud, Jeopardizing Private Info
Breitbart - December 16, 2013

The Obama administration decided that Obamacare Navigators, tasked with helping Americans enroll in a health insurance plan, would not undergo mandatory background checks. Now, in the ten weeks since the launch of Healthcare.gov, the ill-trained Navigators have put Americans' sensitive health and tax information at risk....[view article]

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NSA caught with its hand in Google's (browser) cookie jar
PC World - December 11, 2013

Ads that hound you from site to site don't seem quite so heinous in the wake of Tuesday's browser cookie-based revelation. The National Security Agency is reportedly using a particular kind of tracking cookie from Google to identify and track potential hacking targets. The NSA is also grabbing location data from third-party advertisers delivering ads to mobile apps, according to The Washington Post....[view article]

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4 in 10 would rather pay fine than buy insurance
Fox News - December 11, 2013

According to a new poll of 1,013 adults by Princeton Survey Research Associates, 38% say they would pay the mandate tax and forgo buying health insurance. That finding is higher than the 28% who are uninsured who recently told Gallup they'd pay the tax instead of buying coverage....[view article]

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Hidden Obamacare Website Costs Show Lack of Transparency
Bloomberg - December 11, 2013

Obama's health agency said it has spent $319 million building an online health-insurance marketplace through October. More than three years after the passage of Obama's signature health-care law in 2010, it's almost impossible to verify and track that spending through public records....[view article]

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The righteousness in Hobby Lobby's cause
LA Times - December 6, 2013

Business people shouldn't be required to check their faith at the door....[view article]

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Young invincibles spurn O-Care :)
The Hill - December 5, 2013

Mounting opposition to ObamaCare among young adults is creating a new crisis for the White House. While the federal enrollment website HealthCare.gov appears to be improving by the day, polls show the “young invincibles” key to making the law work are becoming less likely to enroll. Younger people were skeptical of the healthcare reform law even before its troubled rollout, despite their support for President Obama....[view article]

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Mysterious China-themed 'city' proposed in New York’s Catskills
Fox News - December 5, 2013

U.S. immigration officials are considering a proposal from Chinese investors to create a multibillion-dollar development in New York’s Catskills called "China City" -- raising concerns among critics about the potential cost to U.S. taxpayers and, according to one analyst, the possibility it could be a "stalking horse" for the Beijing government....[view article]

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Physician says Obamacare is causing 'chaos' for doctors - Marxism Does Not Work
NBC News - December 5, 2013

The administration is furiously trying to rectify another Obamacare issue: faulty enrollment data that could soon become a significant headache for consumers and insurers....[view article]

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Few uninsured young people say they’ll sign up for Obamacare
The Washington Post - December 5, 2013

Fewer than one-third of young, uninsured Americans say they are leaning toward enrolling in a health-care plan under the new Obamacare exchanges, according to a new poll -- a number that, if it holds, would present huge problems for the new law....[view article]

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The US and Iran are carving up Syria between them
DEBKA - December 5, 2013

Behind the ballyhoo of the Geneva nuclear accord, Washington and Tehran have begun sharing out areas of influence for post-war Syria in tacit concurrence. They have the same two goals: Blocking al Qaeda’s advance in Syria and keeping Bashar Assad in power....[view article]

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Obamacare's Next Problem: Doc Shock
Real Clear Politics - December 5, 2013

"The bottom line is this law is working and will work into the future," President Barack Obama said of his signature Affordable Care Act on Tuesday. It would be easier to believe the president if he hadn't said in 2009, "If you like the plan you have, you can keep it. If you like the doctor you have, you can keep your doctor, too." All lies....[view article]

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Some Reid staffers exempt from Obamacare exchanges
- December 4, 2013

Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, one of Obamacare's architects and staunchest supporters, is also the only top congressional leader to exempt some of his staff from having to buy insurance through the law's new exchanges....[view article]

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President leads the cheers for himself
New York Post - December 4, 2013

Finally, after two months of horror, President Obama heard cheering when he discussed ObamaCare....[view article]

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No security ever built into Obamacare site: Hacker
NBC News - December 3, 2013

It could take a year to secure the risk of "high exposures" of personal information on the federal Obamacare online exchange, a cybersecurity expert told CNBC on Monday....[view article]

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Issa: FBI impeding inquiry into IRS targeting of conservative groups
- December 3, 2013

The House's chief investigator says the FBI is stonewalling his inquiry into whether the agency and the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative group True the Vote for special scrutiny, and Rep. Darrell E. Issa is now threatening subpoenas to pry loose the information from FBI Director James B. Comey Jr....[view article]

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Tally of U.S. Banks Sinks to Record Low
Wall Street Journal - December 3, 2013

The number of banking institutions in the U.S. has dwindled to its lowest level since at least the Great Depression, as a sluggish economy, stubbornly low interest rates and heightened regulation take their toll on the sector....[view article]

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You can't hide from Obamacare's middle-class pinch
- December 3, 2013

"Conservatives are operating on the assumption that [Obamacare is] an irredeemable disaster that they can ride all the way to 2016," New York Times columnist Paul Krugman wrote on his blog last week, "but the facts on the ground are getting better by the day."...[view article]

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Going door-to-door for Obamacare
Weekly Standard - December 2, 2013

Standing here on the streets of Hollywood with two comely Obamacare cheerleaders by my side, I’m feeling fired up and ready to go. I’m feeling like the change I’ve been waiting for. I’m feeling like whatever Obama cliché you can think of. And all I want to say, like the late Todd Beamer before me, is, “Let’s roll.” Or more like, “Let’s enroll.” Because much as Beamer, God rest his soul, took on the terrorists...[view article]

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Obama Approval Hits All-Time Low in Ohio
Real Clear Politics - November 27, 2013

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving....[view article]

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‘Non-partisan’ group paid $1 million to produce positive Obamacare stories
- November 27, 2013

With the roll out of Obamacare being as disastrous as possible for the Obama administration, one group was given a $1 million grant to help lead a rebranding effort with hopes of salvaging the law in the eyes of the American people. This used to be called propaganda or another word ... lies....[view article]

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Iran Announces Development of Ballistic Missile Technology
Washington Free Beacon - November 27, 2013

A top Iranian military leader announced late Tuesday that Iran has developed "indigenous" ballistic missile technology, which could eventually allow it to fire a nuclear payload over great distances....[view article]

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The Saudis and Israelis Know Best
Real Clear Politics - November 26, 2013

Early Sunday morning in Geneva, Switzerland, the United States, the other permanent members of the U.N. Security Council, and Germany (the P5+1) signed a temporary agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran that requires Tehran for the next six months to cease expanding its nuclear program but does not require it to cease enriching uranium to low levels or to dismantle existing enrichment capabilities. In exchange, the P5 +1 will release billions of dollars of frozen Iranian assets....[view article]

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Obamacare Contains "Death Panels"
Real Clear Politics - November 26, 2013

The Affordable Care Act contains provisions for "death panels," which decide which critically-ill patients receive care and which won't, according to Mark Halperin, senior political analyst for Time magazine....[view article]

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D.C. cops go ‘nuclear’ with traffic cameras
Washington Times - November 25, 2013

A drivers' advocacy group is decrying the latest expansion of the District's automated traffic enforcement program....[view article]

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Obama’s overhaul of spy programs so far cloaked in more secrecy
- November 25, 2013

Obama has faced withering criticism around the globe for his secret spying programs. How has he responded? With more secrecy....[view article]

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World Doubts Obama Will Enforce Red Line on Iran
- November 25, 2013

The Iran gambit has risks and, if a final deal isn't achieved after six months, the possibility of war rises. World leaders say President Obama's credibility to enforce the deadline has been badly damaged....[view article]

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Healthcare.gov ‘may already have been compromised,’ security expert says
PC World - November 21, 2013

All four cyber security experts unanimously concurred that, given the security issues, Americans should not use the site at present. There are very big and dangerous security issues to correct. Do not use the site in it's present condition....[view article]

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Team Obama's scary message for ObamaCare's critics
Fox News - November 21, 2013

Are you afraid of the Obama White House? If you challenge the president’s beloved health care plan, maybe you should be. Consider the fate of William White, the Washington, D.C. Insurance Commissioner, who voiced skepticism about President Obama’s hastily assembled “fix” for the millions losing their insurance policies....[view article]

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Obama's Edicts Are Dictatorial, Not Presidential
Family Security Matters - November 21, 2013

Obama says he can "fix" the millions of canceled health insurance plans with an administrative change. He's claiming more executive power - power for himself - than the Constitution allows, and is playing fast and loose with the truth....[view article]

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Fix Obamacare site?
CNBC - November 21, 2013

The troubled federal Obamacare website is not secure and needs to be shut down and rebuilt from scratch, cybersecurity expert Morgan Wright told CNBC on Thursday....[view article]

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President Obama, Are You Really a Christian?
Charisma - November 20, 2013

Mr. President, I thank you for this opportunity to share the following with you. After graduating from Cleveland State University, where I was privileged to serve as the president of our student body, I was selected for a post at the AFL-CIO headquarters across the street from the White House, your home. One day I bumped into President Nixon as he exited his limo, and I asked him this question: "Mr. President, do you read the Bible?"...[view article]

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Obama is the only president to leave out Under God from Gettysburg address
- November 20, 2013

Filmmaker Ken Burns, as part of a documentary, has filmed all the living presidents and several other celebrities reciting the Gettysburg Address, which was given by President Lincoln 150 years ago. Obama leaves out "Under God." ... simply pathetic!...[view article]

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Second wave of health plan cancellations looms
Fox News - November 20, 2013

Get ready...here it comes! A new and independent analysis of ObamaCare warns of a ticking time bomb, predicting a second wave of 50 million to 100 million insurance policy cancellations next fall -- right before the mid-term elections....[view article]

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Obama claims 'more than 100 MILLION Americans' have enrolled
- November 19, 2013

Obama told a conference-call audience of progressive volunteers on Monday evening that 'more than 100 million Americans' – in a nation of less than 314 million – have successfully signed up for health insurance via the Affordable Care Act. Say what?!...[view article]

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Obamacare’s Death Spiral
Hoover Institution - November 19, 2013

It has been a tumultuous two weeks since I last wrote about the Obamacare’s moral blindness. The President’s dismal performance since that date has only confirmed my initial impression. He has refused to take full responsibility for the key policies embedded in that legislation. He has also endorsed naïve short-term fixes that do nothing to correct the fundamental designs of the Affordable Care Act....[view article]

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DHS Still Hasn't Fired Black Supremacist Who Called for Mass Murder of Whites
National Journal - November 19, 2013

Almost four months after he was unmasked as a militant black nationalist who called for murdering "Uncle Tom race traitors," Ayo Kimathi is still employed....[view article]

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U.S. Supreme Court declines to review NSA phone spying case
PC World - November 19, 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied the Electronic Privacy Information Center's petition for it to review a National Security Agency (NSA) phone record data collection program....[view article]

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Valerie Jarrett Led Secret Negotiations with Iran for Past Year
- November 19, 2013

The Times Of Israel is reporting that a team of negotiators led by White House adviser Valerie Jarrett has been conducting secret talks with Iran about it's nuclear weapons program for the past year....[view article]

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My Obamacare Cancellation
New York Observer - November 19, 2013

"Seething at a President I helped elect."...[view article]

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The Obama presidency is not over, but it is failing
FT - Financial Times - November 18, 2013

With the exception of the debt ceiling debacle, he has fallen at almost every hurdle. It is catching up with him....[view article]

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27 Democratic senators who promised you could keep your health coverage
Examiner.com - November 18, 2013

President Obama has taken a lot of heat for promising that if Americans liked the health coverage that they had before Obamacare, they would be able to keep it under the new law. But the president wasn't the only Democrat in Washington who made that false promise. Many, many other Democratic officeholders said the same thing....[view article]

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Pa. pastor facing church trial over gay marriage
OneNewsNow.com - November 18, 2013

A Pennsylvania pastor charged under United Methodist law with officiating his son's same-sex marriage is scheduled to go on trial....[view article]

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House Speaker applauded for ditching Senate's 'immigration reform' bill
OneNewsNow.com - November 18, 2013

A pro-immigration reform organization is praising U.S. House Speaker John Boehner for effectively ending any chance of amnesty legislation passing this year....[view article]

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'Chaos' part of Obama's drive toward single-payer system, says physician
- November 18, 2013

A physician in Oklahoma says although Democrats want to keep President Obama accountable to his promise to allow Americans to keep their health plans, they can't be trusted....[view article]

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Two old foes unite against Tehran
Sunday Times - November 17, 2013

Convinced that Iran is tricking the world over nuclear weapons, Israel and Saudi Arabia may work together to curb its ambitions...[view article]

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Obama’s Big Lie is destroying his credibility
New York Post - November 13, 2013

When I first saw the headline saying Bill Clinton was advising President Obama to "honor his commitment," I had to laugh. The idea of Monica Lewinsky's boyfriend as moral referee always cracks me up....[view article]

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No Hope Left for Obamacare’s Website, Techies Say
Fiscal Times - November 13, 2013

Nearly a month and a half into the dismal Obamacare rollout, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services communications director Julie Bataille told reporters on Tuesday that CMS has begun emailing at least 275,000 people who had gotten "stuck" attempting to create accounts on the glitch-ridden Healthcare.gov, asking them to come back to the site and "try again."...[view article]

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Obama supporter miffed at botched healthcare rollout
LA Times - November 13, 2013

Margaret Davis favors wider access to insurance, but under the Affordable Care Act she'd see her premiums rise 88% for inferior coverage....[view article]

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Obama's Former Bodyguard: 'It's Worse Than People Know'
Charisma - November 13, 2013

President Obama's former bodyguard stated last week something many are starting to realize: It's worse than people know. This man has been privy to the most in-depth conversations in the Oval Office and shudders at what he has heard. To this statement, he added, "I'm not trying to scare you either."...[view article]

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The Verge on NSA
- November 13, 2013

The edge of the abyss: exposing the NSA's all-seeing machine...[view article]

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The Truth about Navigators
National Review Online - November 12, 2013

James O'Keefe, the guerrilla videographer who helped bring down ACORN (the "community organizing" group that Barack Obama worked for as a lawyer and trainer) and got NPR's president fired, is back. The truth is being exposed....[view article]

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'I Think the President Was Grossly Misleading to the American Public'
Weekly Standard - November 12, 2013

Rep. Kurt Schrader, a Democrat from Oregon, said that President Obama was "grossly misleading" on Obamacare:...[view article]

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Intelligence agency seeks facial recognition upgrade
USA TODAY - November 12, 2013

The U.S. intelligence community is pushing a leap forward in facial recognition software that will enable it to determine better the identity of people through a variety of photographs, video and other images....[view article]

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Obama using food-stamp cash to fund Michelle’s ‘Let’s Move’
New York Post - November 11, 2013

As you dig into your Butterball with all the trimmings this Thanksgiving, remember that millions of famished schoolkids around America may be forced to forgo classic turkey - and chow down instead on vegan black-bean patties and organic locavore quinoa salad....[view article]

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CIA warily watches for threats to U.S. now that 87 nations possess drones
Washington Times - November 11, 2013

The age of the drone is here, and U.S. intelligence agencies are warily monitoring their proliferation around the globe....[view article]

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Chicken Slaughtered, Raised In China Could Pose Major Risk
CBSNews.com - November 11, 2013

As WCBS 880's Jim Smith reported Sunday, Schumer said first, the U.S. Department of Agriculture only allowed chickens that had been processed in China to be sold in the U.S. Now, he said the USDA plans to green-light poultry raised and slaughtered in China....[view article]

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What The Democrats Are Going To Do Now On Obamacare: A Peek
- November 11, 2013

Through a strange circumstance, this talking points memo was discovered.  Conservatives should NOT be surprised, but many likely will.  It is DEFINITELY a must read to get insight into the progressive mind....[view article]

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Feds Deploy National Spy System of Microphones Capable of Recording Conversations
INFO Wars - November 11, 2013

The revelations of Edward Snowden shone fresh light on NSA spying targeting the American people, but what has gone largely unnoticed is the fact that a network of different spy systems which can record real time conversations are already in place throughout many urban areas of the United States, as well as in the technology products we buy and use on a regular basis....[view article]

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Obamacare Will Be Repealed Well In Advance Of The 2014 Elections
Forbes.com - November 11, 2013

Prediction: even if HealthCare.gov is fixed by the end of the month (very unlikely), Obamacare is going to be repealed well in advance of next year's election....[view article]

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Oregon Health Care Exchange Has Yet To Enroll A Single Person
CBSNews.com - November 11, 2013

With a reputation as a pacesetter in health care, Oregon laid out bold plans for complying with the federal overhaul. But NO ONE has signed on....[view article]

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Democrats who voted for Obamacare are now scrambling for cover.
Wall Street Journal - November 11, 2013

The torrents of Affordable Care Act monsoon season aren't letting up, so Democrats are scrambling to help the victims: namely, their own careers. The Senators up for re-election in competitive states in 2014 are starting to panic, though they still aren't offering solutions for anything other than their own growing political jeopardy. It is time to "pay up" for those who voted for Obamacare. The voters know who they are....[view article]

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The sin of omission in Obamacare
The Washington Post - November 6, 2013

Among the many rules I grew up with, two stand out. The first was to never call someone a liar, which was considered the worst character indictment one could issue. The accuser had best be prepared to fight or be fleet of foot....[view article]

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Obama fires another commander
- November 5, 2013

After multiple top generals described to WND what they regard as a full-scale "purge" of the U.S. military by the Obama administration, the commander of U.S. Army Garrison Japan was summarily relieved of duty and his civilian deputy reassigned, pending a "misconduct" investigation....[view article]

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Hot Topics Beware of the feds’ flu shots, says Michael Savage
SF Gate - November 5, 2013

Don’t get a flu shot, warns conservative talk show host Michael Savage, because you just can’t trust the government....[view article]

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Affordable Care Act Could Be Further Hamstrung By Shortage Of Doctors
CBSNews.com - November 5, 2013

A doctor shortage is threatening to make the roll-out of the Affordable Care Act even more difficult - and it could create lines for care and services....[view article]

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Obama denies ‘you can keep it’ videotaped promises
The Daily Caller - November 5, 2013

President Barack Obama told his enthusiastic supporters Monday night that he never promised what video recordings show him promising at least 29 times....[view article]

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Google is understandably upset with the NSA
PC World - November 5, 2013

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has reason to be angry. Last week, the Washington Post reported that the National Security Agency (NSA) has been spying on Google and Yahoo servers without telling the Internet giants. Schmidt expressed his disappointment in an interview with the Wall Street Journal....[view article]

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No more Obama nominees until White House relents on Benghazi: Graham
Washington Times - November 5, 2013

Sen. Lindsey Graham said Wednesday he will "hold" every future Obama nominee, creating a hurdle for them to reach the Senate floor, until President Obama and the State Department allow Congress to hear from those who were on the ground during last year's Benghazi terrorist attack....[view article]

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Romney accuses Obama of ‘fundamental dishonesty’ on health-care law
- November 5, 2013

Mitt Romney stepped up his attack on Obama's health reform program on Sunday, accusing the president of "fundamental dishonesty" that has "undermined the foundation of his second term."...[view article]

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Gallup Daily: Obama Job Approval - 30s
- November 5, 2013

Gallup tracks daily the percentage of Americans who approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as president. Daily results are based on telephone interviews with approximately 1,500 national adults; Margin of error is ±3 percentage points. Liars are not rewarded with good numbers in job ratings it appears....[view article]

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Despite Urging 'Redskins' to Change Name, Obama Celebrates 'Blackhawks'
Weekly Standard - November 5, 2013

Monday, Obama hosted the NHL Stanley Cup champions, his own hometown Chicago Blackhawks, at the White House, and there was no indication Obama felt any reticence about using that team's Native American-derived handle. Just for the record....[view article]

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I’m ‘Really Good At Killing People’
CBSNews.com - November 4, 2013

A new book covering the 2012 presidential campaign uncovers a series of scathing remarks from political figures, but one alleged comment has stirred controversy around President Barack Obama and his administration's use of targeted drone strikes....[view article]

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Obama Doesn't Mention Obamacare When Campaigning for McAuliffe
Weekly Standard - November 4, 2013

Obama campaigned yesterday in Virginia for Democrat Terry McAuliffe, whose election in the governor's race is Tuesday. Obama praised McAuliffe's wife, their "unbelievable children," and McAuliffe himself....[view article]

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NSA Monitors Financial World
Spiegel Online - November 4, 2013

The NSA monitors banks and credit card transactions -- sometimes in apparent violation of national laws and global regulations. The European SWIFT financial transaction network is being tapped on different levels, internal documents from the US spy agency show....[view article]

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Obama Job Approval
Gallup.com - November 4, 2013

Each poll result is based on a three-day rolling average...[view article]

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In Georgia, cheers for their shutdown congressman
AP - Associated Press - November 4, 2013

Undeterred, U.S. Rep. Tom Graves is stepping up his criticism of President Barack Obama's health care law and defending his role in last month's partial government shutdown, even though tea party demands weren't met to dismantle it....[view article]

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NBC squelched WH prediction on insurance cancellations
- November 4, 2013

A media watchdog group has discovered that three years ago NBC buried the lead story of one of its reporters to protect the interests of Obama....[view article]

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White House told insurance execs to keep quiet on Obamacare
CNN - October 31, 2013

White House officials have pressured insurance industry executives to keep quiet amid mounting criticism over Obamacare's rollout, insurance industry sources told CNN. "The White House is exerting massive pressure on the industry, including the trade associations, to keep quiet," he said....[view article]

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Investigation IDs IRS Leaker
National Review Online - October 31, 2013

A House committee investigating the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of right-leaning groups has identified the IRS agent who leaked the confidential donor list of the National Organization for Marriage, a conservative organization that opposes gay marriage. NOM’s donor list, contained in a Form 990 Schedule B, which it is required by law to file with the IRS, was obtained in March 2012 by its chief political opponent, the Human Rights Campaign, and subsequently...[view article]

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In health care mess, Obama reaps what he sowed
Examiner.com - October 31, 2013

Given the Affordable Care Act's multiple crises in its first month of implementation, there's no way President Obama and his fellow Democrats could be having a good time right now. But imagine if, instead of passing national health care legislation with only Democratic votes in 2009 and 2010, the president had won even a little Republican support for his health scheme. olitical problems would be far less serious....[view article]

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ObamaCare Site Crashes Minutes Before Sebelius Testimony
Breitbart - October 30, 2013

Just minutes before Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was set to testify on Capitol Hill, the Healthcare.gov site crashed. Spot checks verified that the State of North Carolina, Virginia, Utah, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico, New York, Maryland, Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Hawaii, Kentucky, Minnesota, and New Hampshire are all down - which likely means the entire federal site is down....[view article]

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Ted Cruz: Obama Has 'Absolutely Been Abusing His Power'
Fusion - October 30, 2013

Jorge Ramos interviewed Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) for an October 28 episode of "AMERICA with Jorge Ramos." Here's an excerpt: Jorge Ramos: I was listening to a speech by your father Rafael last July in Salt Lake Ci  ...[view article]

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Docs resisting ObamaCare
New York Post - October 29, 2013

New York doctors are treating ObamaCare like the plague, a new survey reveals. A poll conducted by the New York State Medical Society finds that 44 percent of MDs said they are not participating in the nation's new health-care plan....[view article]

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Google Reportedly Building More Floating Structures Outside Bay Area
CBSNews.com - October 29, 2013

After KPIX 5 reported on Google's mysterious project on a barge off Treasure Island, reports have surfaced of the tech giant building similar floating structures outside of the Bay Area....[view article]

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A Question of Competence
The Washington Post - October 29, 2013

Where is Casey Stengel when we need him? In 1962 as the manager of the brand new and determinedly hapless New York Mets -- 40 wins, 120 losses -- he looked up and down his bench one dismal day and wondered, "Can't anybody here play this game?" That phrase kept coming at me recently as I watched the impressively inept performance of the Obama administration in both foreign and domestic policy. On a given day, this administration makes the '62...[view article]

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Sebelius: In the Line of Fire
Family Research Council - October 28, 2013

If there's one thing Americans have learned, it's that the ObamaCare rollout wasn't a technological hiccup, bug, or snafu. It wasn't a "glitch," any more than the Titanic was a glitch. This was a system-wide meltdown -- taking the federal government's reputation for incompetence to new heights....[view article]

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Obamacare Operator Fired After Taking Call From Hannity
Real Clear Politics - October 25, 2013

On the top of Thursday's broadcast of his radio show, Sean Hannity revealed Erling Davis, the Obamacare operator he called early in his Monday show, got fired. Hannity quizzed her on how well the law is being received by applicants and she revealed no one liked it. Hannity had Davis on his show today and revealed he will give her a year's salary of $26,000 and help her find a new job....[view article]

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Sebelius faces political challenge of a lifetime
McClatchy - October 24, 2013

Finally, Republicans and Democrats agree on something: Kathleen Sebelius now faces the biggest crisis of her 27 years in politics....[view article]

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Obama's Credibility Is Melting
Wall Street Journal - October 24, 2013

The collapse of ObamaCare is the tip of the iceberg for the magical Obama presidency. From the moment he...[view article]

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GOP: IRS picks Obamacare over regular taxpayers
- October 24, 2013

The IRS said this week it is delaying the start of the tax filing season, leading Republicans to argue that the agency is putting its focus on implementing Obamacare at the expense of helping average taxpayers....[view article]

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ObamaCare 2016: Happy Yet?
Wall Street Journal - October 24, 2013

Three years after the disastrous launch of the Affordable Care Act, most of the website troubles finally have been ironed out.... But Americans are irate anyway—because now they're seeing the health-care law's destructive effect on the fundamental nature of the way their care is delivered. We told you so......[view article]

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Ineptness of Obama leaves America staggering
Washington Times - October 24, 2013

That was America standing behind President Obama in the Rose Garden this week as he stammered, and droned on and on, trying to explain away the epic disaster that Obamacare has become even before it has begun....[view article]

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NSA monitored calls of 35 world leaders after US official handed over contacts
Guardian - October 24, 2013

The National Security Agency monitored the phone conversations of 35 world leaders after being given the numbers by an official in another US government department, according to a classified document provided by whistleblower Edward Snowden....[view article]

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Sebelius Thrust Into Firestorm on Exchanges
The New York Times - October 23, 2013

The first, and perhaps most painful, call for Kathleen Sebelius to resign as President Obama's health secretary came this month from an old family friend: Senator Pat Roberts, Republican of Kansas, who once boasted of a "special relationship" with Ms. Sebelius, forged when he worked for her father-in-law....[view article]

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Saudi Arabia severs diplomatic ties with US over response to conflict in Syria
- October 23, 2013

'The shift away from the U.S. is a major one,' the source close to Saudi policy said. 'Saudi doesn't want to find itself any longer in a situation where it is dependent.' ...[view article]

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154,000 Fewer Women Held Jobs in September; Female Participation in Labor Force Matches 24-Year Low
CNS News - October 22, 2013

Type the intro here if you are linking to another story, otherwise paste the entire story here and leave the url blank. The website will display a maximum of 80 words for the introduction. If you are pasting from Word use the word pasteboard icon....[view article]

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Security Check Now Starts Long Before You Fly
The New York Times - October 22, 2013

The Transportation Security Administration is expanding its screening of passengers before they arrive at the airport by searching a wide array of government and private databases that can include records like car registrations and employment information....[view article]

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Obama’s national debt rate on track to double
Washington Times - October 11, 2013

Obama likes to say that raising the nation's borrowing limit "won't add a dime" to the federal debt, but he neglects to mention that the government already has borrowed the equivalent of more than 60 trillion dimes since he took office....[view article]

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Libyan prime minister freed following -dawn capture
Wall Street Journal - October 10, 2013

A Libyan militia group kidnapped Prime Minister Ali Zidan early Thursday from the luxury hotel where he resides before releasing him under pressure from senior revolutionary leaders and government officials....[view article]

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Obama locked in a victim mentality
Fox News - October 10, 2013

Obama’s rhetoric is finally coming closer to what appears to be his psychological truth:  Because America victimized him and countless millions of others, any person or party or movement that opposes his views and does not yield to him is not just his adversary, but abusive, predatory and even threatening....[view article]

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Beware of Obamacare: Personal Data Can Be Used For ‘Law Enforcement and Audit Activities’
- October 9, 2013

Maryland's Health Connection, the state's Obamacare marketplace, has been plagued by delays in the first days of open enrollment. If users are able to endure long page-loading delays, they are presented with the website's privacy policy, a ubiquitous fine-print feature on websites that often go unread. Nevertheless, users are asked to check off a box that they agree to the terms....[view article]

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Catholic priests in military face arrest for celebrating Mass
Fox News - October 5, 2013

The U.S. military has furloughed as many as 50 Catholic chaplains due to the partial suspension of government services, banning them from celebrating weekend Mass. At least one chaplain was told that if he engaged in any ministry activity, he would be subjected to disciplinary action. Obama showing his true colors....[view article]

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Obama admin. knew about WWII veterans’ request and rejected it
- October 3, 2013

The White House and the Department of the Interior rejected a request from Rep. Steven Palazzo's office to have World War II veterans visit the World War II memorial in Washington, the Mississippi Republican told The Daily Caller Tuesday....[view article]

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IRS targeted Dr. Ben Carson after Prayer Breakfast speech
Washington Times - October 3, 2013

Just months after he gave a speech earlier this year that challenged America's leadership in President Obama's presence, Dr. Ben Carson was targeted by IRS agents who requested to review his real estate holdings and then conducted a full audit without finding any wrongdoing....[view article]

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This Shutdown Is Just Democracy At Work
- October 3, 2013

Conventional wisdom in Washington is that our nation's government was shut down by a group of uncompromising tea party extremists. While this is demonstrably untrue - the House of Representatives has now compromised on its position twice while Senate Democrats have refused to budge an inch - it masks a more important debate. That debate is over what type of democracy we want to live in: A real one or one on auto-pilot....[view article]

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Storming the Barricades in Washington
The Foundry - October 3, 2013

Americans are justifiably angry over the political game being played by the Obama administration to barricade the World War II Memorial in Washington. And they should be. Under federal law, there is no justifiable reason for closing the memorial....[view article]

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ObamaCare reg on digital patient records raises security concerns
Fox News - October 3, 2013

A provision in ObamaCare requiring medical providers to switch from paper patient charts to electronic records is intended to reduce costs and improve care. But privacy advocates fear the transition is too fast for security measures to keep pace....[view article]

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Doves and peaceniks no more
Washington Times - October 3, 2013

Democrats, who have long posed as the party of peaceniks and doves, have been anything but during the great rhetorical war of 2013. In fact, the party of George McGovern and Jimmy Carter has been mad as hell as of late, leading an offensive of bombastic insults and rhetorical bullying that has dominated the government shutdown. It's a perfect storm, with Democrats leading the pace....[view article]

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High drama on Capitol Hill as tempers flare, leaders fail to reach deal
Fox News - October 3, 2013

House Speaker John Boehner emerged saying he had a "nice, polite conversation" but complaining that Obama would not budge off his demand that Congress pass a straight budget bill -- one that does not impede ObamaCare in any way....[view article]

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Harry Reid blocks funding for veterans programs, national parks
Examiner.com - October 3, 2013

Senate Democrats blocked four resolutions to fund government programs, including paying the National Guard and opening national parks, as Republicans offered the limited measures in an attempt to win the government shutdown fight by financing popular programs and leaving those they oppose untouched....[view article]

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Feds Try to Shut Down Privately Owned
- October 3, 2013

The National Park Service erected barricades to shut down parking lots surrounding Mount Vernon despite the fact that the tourist destination is privately owned, another example of how the feds are deliberately worsening the government shut down....[view article]

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NSA: Social network searches, but no dossiers
AP - Associated Press - October 2, 2013

The director of the National Security Agency says the agency collects data from social networks and other private databases to hunt terror suspects but is not using the information to build dossiers, or personal files, on Americans....[view article]

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WWII Veterans Plan To Storm Lincoln Memorial Today, Closed Due To Obama Admin Pettiness
- October 2, 2013

The same veterans group that managed to storm the gates at the WWII memorial yesterday is planning taking on the fences at the Lincoln Memorial today. This sounds like a capitol idea, pun intended....[view article]

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The New Federal Wedding Tax: How Obamacare Would Dramatically Penalize Marriage
Heritage.org - October 2, 2013

One bizarre feature of the Senate-passed health care bill is its pervasive bias against marriage. Under the bill, couples would face massive financial penalties if they marry or remain married. Conversely, couples who cohabit without marriage are given highly preferential financial treatment. If the Senate bill becomes law, saying "I do" would cost some couples over $10,000 per year.[1]...[view article]

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25% of Uninsured Say Plan to Stay That Way
Breitbart - October 1, 2013

A new Gallup poll has found that 25 percent of today's uninsured plan to stay that way. It is a way of saying - NO THANKS!...[view article]

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It Sure Sounds Like the NSA Is Tracking Our Locations
Real Clear Politics - October 1, 2013

The drumbeat of "non-denial denials" is getting louder as the NSA continues to refuse to directly state whether it is using cell phone information to track Americans' whereabouts. When NSA Director Lt. Gen. Keith Alexander was asked again about the NSA's cell phone location tracking on Thursday - at a hearing before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence - this is how the exchange went:...[view article]

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Biden Accidentally Shows Press Cover of Classified Document
The Free Beacon - October 1, 2013

Vice President Joe Biden appeared Monday to show the cover of a codeword-classified document to reporters during a meeting between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....[view article]

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Egyptian Politician Criticizes Obama for Backing Muslim Brotherhood
The Free Beacon - October 1, 2013

A leading Egyptian politician criticized the Obama administration for backing the Muslim Brotherhood and abandoning the Egyptian people. What an incrdible embarrassment this is to the U.S....[view article]

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Revolutionary Guards chief decries Rouhani’s talk with Obama
- October 1, 2013

Mohammad Ali Jafari says Iranian president adopted ‘mighty' stances at UN, but should wait for new US policy before dialogue...[view article]

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Bolton: Iranian President Playing Obama to Buy Time to Build Bomb
- October 1, 2013

Iran's new president, Hasan Rouhani, is telling President Barack Obama what he wants to hear while buying time to build a nuclear bomb, says John Bolton, former U.N. ambassador and current senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute....[view article]

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Netanyahu to Rebut Iran ‘Sweet-Talk’ in Speech to UN
Bloomberg - September 30, 2013

Israel's prime minister and his allies expressed concern that President Barack Obama's phone call with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani may signal that efforts to halt Iran's nuclear program will stall....[view article]

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N.S.A. Gathers Data on Social Connections of U.S. Citizens
- September 30, 2013

Since 2010, the National Security Agency has been exploiting its huge collections of data to create sophisticated graphs of some Americans’ social connections that can identify their associates, their locations at certain times, their traveling companions and other personal information, according to newly disclosed documents and interviews with officials....[view article]

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Issa to Propose Bill to Force Obama Officials into Obamacare Exchanges
Breitbart - September 30, 2013

On Monday afternoon, after the Democratic Senate rejected a Republican House bill that would have continued to fund the government and would have delayed the implementation of Obamacare by one year, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) said that the House would attempt to pass a bill requiring all Obama administration officials to sign up for Obamacare. Currently, Obama administration officials are not subject to the health care exchanges that they insist Americans pay for federally. Congress members are forced to join...[view article]

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Obamacare Website Quietly Deletes Reference to 'Free Health Care'
Weekly Standard - September 30, 2013

Even as Obama and his administration are making a last minute push to encourage enrollment in Obamacare, a quiet change was made on the Healthcare.gov website regarding those who will still not be able to afford coverage after the program kicks in....[view article]

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National Pro-Life Leaders Stand in Unified Defiance of Abortion Funding in Obamacare; Every Citizen Invited to Sign On
Christian Newswire - September 30, 2013

For several months now, prominent pro-life leaders have been meeting to discuss what action must be taken when, on October 1, 2013, the Exchanges open and a large majority of health insurance policies are found to contain direct or indirect funding for abortion....[view article]

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The DNC is nearly broke
CNN - September 30, 2013

As the government nears shutdown, the fundraising arm of the Democratic Party is having a budget crisis of its own....[view article]

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The Fed's 'hidden agenda' behind money-printing
CNBC - September 25, 2013

The markets were surprised when the Federal Reserve did not announce a tapering of the quantitative easing bond buying program at its September meeting. Indeed, its signal to the market that it was keeping interest rates low was welcome, but there may be a hidden agenda....[view article]

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Obama 'Not a Cash Cow' for Dems Any More
Breitbart - September 25, 2013

Barack Obama is not the financial draw he used to be; a fundraiser he is hosting at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City on Tuesday is asking attendees for only half of what they had to pay for a similar event two years ago at the same venue....[view article]

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Prices Set for New Health-Care Exchanges
Wall Street Journal - September 25, 2013

Young consumers in many states will be offered rates that are lower than some initial forecasts, but still significantly higher than they may be used to seeing, on health-insurance exchanges run either entirely or in part by the federal government....[view article]

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Senators warn Obama of Iran trap
The Hill - September 24, 2013

Senators from both parties on Monday warned President Obama he might be walking into a trap by pursuing diplomatic relations with Iran....[view article]

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At U.N., Brazil's Rousseff blasts U.S. spying as 'meddling'
Reuters - September 24, 2013

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Tuesday criticized the United States for spying, using the opening speech at the U.N. General Assembly to announce Brazil would adopt legislation and technology to protect it from illegal interception of communications....[view article]

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Family Research Council shooter gets 25 years
OneNewsNow.com - September 19, 2013

A man who planned a mass shooting at the headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group in Washington last year was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison for the plot that injured a security guard....[view article]

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Bauer: Obama’s 'raw political attack' in bad taste
OneNewsNow.com - September 19, 2013

Conservative activist Gary Bauer says the President of the United States showed extraordinarily bad taste Monday in making partisan attacks against conservatives while the events of the Washington Naval Yard massacre were still unfolding....[view article]

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House to Vote on Defunding Obamacare
National Review Online - September 18, 2013

Leadership sources tell me the House will soon vote on a continuing resolution that simultaneously funds the federal government and defunds Obamacare. Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor are expected to announce the decision at Wednesday's Republican conference meeting....[view article]

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For Obama, Brazil decision compounds rough stretch
AP - Associated Press - September 18, 2013

For President Barack Obama, an embarrassing diplomatic rebuke by Brazil has compounded an already troublesome stretch for the White House both at home and abroad....[view article]

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As Budget Fight Looms, Obama Sees Defiance in His Own Party
The New York Times - September 18, 2013

For four years, President Obama counted on fellow Democrats to rally to his side in a series of epic battles with Republicans over the direction of the country. But now, deep in his fifth year in office, Mr. Obama finds himself frustrated by members of his own party weary of his leadership and increasingly willing to defy him....[view article]

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IRS officials thought Obama wanted crackdown on tea party groups, worried about negative press
Washington Times - September 18, 2013

IRS employees were "acutely" aware in 2010 that President Obama wanted to crack down on conservative organizations and were egged into targeting tea party groups by press reports mocking the emerging movement, according to an interim report being circulated Tuesday by House investigators....[view article]

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Congress de-funds ICE position; Obama just re-labels it
- September 18, 2013

An immigration enforcement advocacy organization is citing a recent White House sleight of hand as further evidence the Obama administration will continue to abuse the power of the presidency to ignore Congress and the law....[view article]

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Warning: The Obama Administration is a threat to public safety
OneNewsNow.com - September 18, 2013

Forget gun control. America needs government control. Have you noticed the common thread among several mass killings and homeland security incidents lately? Time and again, it's the control freaks in Washington who have fallen down on their jobs, allowing crazies, creeps and criminals to roam free and wreak havoc while ignoring rampant red flags....[view article]

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REVEALED: The GOP’s NEW plan to repeal, replace Obamacare
- September 18, 2013

The Republican Study Committee in the House of Representatives will unveil a healthcare bill Wednesday that would replace Obamacare....[view article]

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IRS list reveals concerns over Tea Party 'propaganda'
- September 18, 2013

Newly uncovered IRS documents show the agency flagged political groups based on the content of their literature, raising concerns specifically about "anti-Obama rhetoric," inflammatory language and "emotional" statements made by non-profits seeking tax-exempt status....[view article]

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Michelle Obama calls summit on food marketing
AP - Associated Press - September 18, 2013

Michelle Obama wants food makers and entertainment companies to spend less time advertising sweet and salty foods to kids and more time promoting healthier options....[view article]

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Brazil looks to break from US-centric Internet
AP - Associated Press - September 17, 2013

Brazil plans to divorce itself from the U.S.-centric Internet over Washington's widespread online spying, a move that many experts fear will be a potentially dangerous first step toward politically fracturing a global network built with minimal interference by governments....[view article]

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IRS workers turn to elite D.C. lawyers for defense
POLITICO.com - September 17, 2013

Lois Lerner, who is the public face of the scandal as the former head of the IRS tax-exempt unit, turned to William Taylor....[view article]

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Emails show IRS’ Lois Lerner specifically targeted tea party
Washington Times - September 12, 2013

Newly released emails show that Lois G. Lerner, the woman at the center of the IRS scandal over special scrutiny of conservative groups' applications for tax-exempt status, specifically targeted tea party applications and directed they be held up in 2011 in order to come up with an agency policy....[view article]

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A Plea for Caution From Russia
The New York Times - September 12, 2013

Recent events surrounding Syria have prompted me to speak directly to the American people and their political leaders. It is important to do so at a time of insufficient communication between our societies....[view article]

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NSA admits wrongly adding 16,000 phone numbers to 'alert list'
Los Angeles Times - September 11, 2013

In a chain of events starting in 2006, the numbers got on a list that could have subjected them to daily monitoring despite not being reasonably linked to terrorism....[view article]

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Assyrian American National Coalition Opposes Military Strike Against Syria
- September 11, 2013

The Assyrian American National Coalition (AANC) has launched a petition against an American military strike in Syria. Citing the disastrous consequences for the Assyrians (also known as Chaldeans and Syriacs) of Iraq since 2003, who have been subjected to a low-grade genocide and whose population has dropped from 1.4 million to 400,000, AANC calls on the U.S. Government to consider the effects of regime change on Assyrians and other Christians in Syria, given that the rebels are mostly Jihadists and...[view article]

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Obama Delays Syria Strike to Focus on a Russian Plan
The New York Times - September 11, 2013

President Obama, facing implacable opposition to a strike against Syria in Congress and throughout the country, said Tuesday that he would hold off on military action for now and pursue a Russian proposal for international monitors to take over and destroy Syria's arsenal of chemical weapons....[view article]

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Muslim rally vastly outnumbered by bikers, counterprotesters
Washington Times - September 11, 2013

A few dozen demonstrators attending a rally on the Mall once billed as the Million Muslim March were vastly outnumbered Wednesday by a Christian group objecting to their event and a counterprotest consisting of motorcycle riders honoring Sept. 11 victims....[view article]

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The 12-Year War: 73% of U.S. Casualties in Afghanistan on Obama's Watch
CNS News - September 11, 2013

Twelve years ago today, nineteen al Qaeda terrorists hijacked four U.S. commercial airliners and flew them into the World Trade Towers, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania....[view article]

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Companies lay off thousands, then demand immigration reform for new labor
Washington Examiner - September 11, 2013

On Tuesday, the chief human resources officers of more than 100 large corporations sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urging quick passage of a comprehensive immigration reform bill....[view article]

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Germans Conduct Helicopter Flyover of US Consulate
Spiegel Online - September 10, 2013

Under orders from Germany's domestic intelligence agency, a federal police helicopter conducted a flyover of the US Consulate in Frankfurt, the government in Berlin has confirmed. Officials were apparently searching for surveillance equipment....[view article]

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Lengthy Senate report details EPA FOIA abuses
- September 9, 2013

Environmental Protection Agency officials have from the beginning of President Obama's tenure in the Oval Office "pursued a path of obfuscation, operating in the shadows, and out of the sunlight," according to a Senate report....[view article]

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Obama Presses Syria Gamble
Wall Street Journal - September 4, 2013

The White House raced on Monday to persuade Congress to authorize military action in Syria, after President Barack Obama, in one of the biggest gambles of his presidency, handed the volatile issue to lawmakers who have given him few recent legislative victories....[view article]

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US general says Syria action could be 'more substantial than thought'
Telegraph - September 3, 2013

A former US army chief has claimed that Barack Obama is eyeing intervention in Syria that would go beyond a mere deterrent against chemical weapons to damage the military capacity of the Assad regime....[view article]

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U.S. Spy Report Sparks Outrage as Brazil and Mexico Seek Answers
Bloomberg - September 3, 2013

Brazilian officials are voicing outrage and along with Mexico demand the U.S. explain why it allegedly intercepted the phone calls and e-mails of their presidents as part of an anti-terror surveillance program....[view article]

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Barack Obama’s Staggering Incompetence
Commentary Magazine - September 3, 2013

Senior administration officials describing Obama's about-face Saturday offered a portrait of a president who began to wrestle with his own decision - at first internally, then confiding his views to his chief of staff, and finally summoning his aides for an evening session in the Oval Office to say he'd had a change of heart....[view article]

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Egyptian Christian leader: 'Shame on Obama'
- August 29, 2013

An Egyptian Christian leader is calling out President Barack Obama and his administration for not doing enough in face of intense persecution against the Church by the Muslim Brotherhood....[view article]

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Military Guide Lumps Christians, Jews with 'Extremists'
- August 29, 2013

The Department of Defense classified Catholics, evangelicals, Jews and Mormons as religious "extremists" in military training materials, according to the Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty....[view article]

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VIDEO: Obama explains the FEMA Camps
OpEdNews - August 24, 2013

FEMA camps: helpful shelter systems for the next super-storm, or involuntary detention centers for the round-up by the the next super storm-troopers...or both?  You can decide...for now....[view article]

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Court orders administration to follow nuclear waste law
The Washington Post - August 22, 2013

Nowadays the federal government leavens its usual quotient of incompetence with large dollops of illegality. This is eliciting robust judicial rebukes, as when, last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia instructed the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to stop "flouting the law." Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh said: "It is no overstatement to say that our constitutional system of separation of powers would be significantly altered if we were to allow executive and independent agencies to disregard...[view article]

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How Russia Neutered Obama's Chemical Weapons Response
Foreign Policy - August 22, 2013

An effort by the Obama administration to reinforce the powers of U.N. chemical weapons inspectors in Syria Wednesday evening foundered in the face of Russian and Chinese opposition in the U.N. Security Council, according to council diplomats....[view article]

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State Department Begins Work on New $178M Embassy Complex in Benin
Weekly Standard - August 22, 2013

This week, the State Department announced that, in "an important symbol of our enduring friendship with Benin," construction has begun on a new $178 million embassy complex in the small West African nation, a neighbor of Togo and Nigeria....[view article]

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NSA surveillance reach broader than publicly acknowledged
Fox News - August 21, 2013

The National Security Agency's surveillance network has the capacity to spy on 75 percent of all U.S. Internet traffic, The Wall Street Journal reports....[view article]

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Obama Administration Has Missed Half Of Obamacare's Legally Imposed Implementation Deadlines
Forbes.com - August 19, 2013

In recent months, President Obama and his subordinates have waived or delayed a number of Obamacare's notable features, such as the law's employer mandate, and its procedures for protecting taxpayers from fraud and identity theft....[view article]

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Obama golfs, Kerry lectures, Egyptians die in droves
The Washington Post - August 15, 2013

Put it this way: President Obama's Egypt policy is about as effective as his Syria policy. And for the first time Wednesday, with the number of dead and injured mounting, one could almost envision Egypt's descent into out-and-out civil war....[view article]

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San Antonio is planning to enact discriminatory regulations that would lay the foundation for litigation against persons with Biblical values
- August 14, 2013

The City Council of San Antonio, led by Councilman Diego Bernal and supported by Mayor Julian Castro, is planning to enact discriminatory regulations that would lay the foundation for litigation against any person or business with Biblical values. For the first time in the history of this historic, family-oriented city, “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” would be added to the discrimination code in the city. The most sensational portion of the original version of the proposed ordinance was the portion that...[view article]

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Low-premium, high-deductible health plans are endangered by Affordable Care Act
- August 13, 2013

Rod Coons and Florence Peace pay $403 a month for a family health plan that covers barely any medical care for either of them until he or she reaches $10,000 in claims in a given year. And that's just the way they like it....[view article]

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President Obama Job Approval
Real Clear Politics - August 13, 2013

43.9% Approve  -  50.9% Disapprove  ...[view article]

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Child Prays to Obama
Fox News - August 12, 2013

What kind of a parent would allow their child to blaspheme God?...[view article]

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ObamaCare ‘death panel’ faces growing opposition from Dems
The Hill - August 8, 2013

ObamaCare's cost-cutting board - memorably called a "death panel" by Sarah Palin - is facing growing opposition from Democrats who say it will harm people on Medicare....[view article]

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George W. Bush undergoes surgery for stent after blockage discovered
Fox News - August 6, 2013

Former Honorable President George W. Bush underwent surgery on Tuesday to have a stent inserted after a blockage was discovered in an artery, his spokesman said....[view article]

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Study: U.S. Debt Obligations $70 Trillion
Breitbart - August 6, 2013

A new study by University of California-San Diego economics professor James Hamilton finds that the United States has over $70 trillion in off-balance sheet liabilities--an amount nearly six times the on-balance-sheet debt figure....[view article]

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Germans’ fear of American spying surges
FT - Financial Times - August 6, 2013

German companies believe the US now poses almost as big a risk as China when it comes to industrial espionage and data theft, a survey has revealed....[view article]

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Me and My Obamaphones
National Review Online - August 1, 2013

Not on welfare or below the poverty line? Never mind - here's your free phone....[view article]

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Obamacare is its own worst enemy
Washington Examiner - August 1, 2013

"Saboteur" is a 1942 Hitchcock thriller about World War II treachery. It is also the tag that Norm Ornstein (who ought to know better) and a stable of other liberal bloggers are trying to hang on the Republican Party concerning the launch of health-care implementation, which thus far is not going well....[view article]

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The GOP plan to fix the party: Move further right
MSNBC - August 1, 2013

A new poll by the Pew Research Center suggests that the Republican rank and file have begun to grasp that their party is in serious trouble. Fully 67% of Republican and Republican-leaning voters agree that the GOP "needs to address major problems" in the party; 59% agree that the GOP "needs to reconsider some positions."...[view article]

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Obama names new IRS commissioner
USA TODAY - August 1, 2013

President Obama said on Thursday that he intends to nominate John Koskinen to serve as Internal Revenue Service commissioner....[view article]

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Obama Calls Income Gap 'Wrong' — After Widening It
IBD - July 31, 2013

The president has been decrying the growing gap between rich and poor in the U.S. to help sell his retread tax-and-spend proposals. But those policies have already produced record levels of income inequality....[view article]

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What If Obama Can't Lead?
National Journal - July 31, 2013

Two New York Times reporters recently posited for President Obama this grim scenario: Low growth, high unemployment, and growing income inequality become "the new normal" in the nation he leads. "Do you worry," the journalists asked him, "that that could end up being your legacy simply because of the obstruction ... and the gridlock that doesn't seem to end?"...[view article]

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Obama seeks to reassure nervous Democrats
OneNewsNow.com - July 31, 2013

President Barack Obama sought Wednesday to reassure Democrats nervous about the impact of his health care law and the prospects for immigration legislation, telling them "You're on the right side of history."...[view article]

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Remarks on the Middle East Peace Process Talks
U.S. State Department - July 31, 2013

I'm delighted to stand here - I think it's still morning - it is still - with Minister Tzipi Livni and Dr. Saeb Erekat, both of whom I've had the privilege of knowing for some period of time and enjoyed working with for all of it....[view article]

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Gov't Knows Best? White House creates 'nudge squad' to shape behavior
Fox News - July 30, 2013

The federal government is hiring what it calls a "Behavioral Insights Team" that will look for ways to subtly influence people's behavior, according to a document describing the program obtained by FoxNews.com. Critics warn there could be unintended consequences to such policies, while supporters say the team could make government and society more efficient. Mind control......[view article]

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Look out below! Work more, get less in Obamacare 'cliff'
NBC News - July 30, 2013

Working more could ultimately mean thousands of dollars less for you under a quirk in the new health-care law going into effect this fall. This could prompt some people to cut back on their hours to avoid losing money....[view article]

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US launches 1st drone strike in Yemen in 7 weeks
- July 29, 2013

US drones launched the first strike in Yemen in 49 days, killing six "militants" in an attack today on a convoy in a southern town controlled by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula....[view article]

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Franklin Graham: Why is Obama Silent While Iran Tortures American Pastor?
Religion Today - July 29, 2013

One of the nation's most prominent evangelical leaders wants to know why President Obama has remained silent as Iran tortures an American pastor held captive in one of the Islamic republic's most notorious prisons, Todd Starnes reports....[view article]

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Holder’s DOJ labeled 'locus of evil' in administration’s application of law
OneNewsNow.com - July 29, 2013

Attorney General Eric Holder is getting roundly criticized for disrespecting a recent Supreme Court decision in announcing plans to require Texas to get permission from the feds before making changes to voting laws....[view article]

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Holder’s DOJ labeled 'locus of evil' in administration’s application of law
OneNewsNow.com - July 29, 2013

Attorney General Eric Holder is getting roundly criticized for disrespecting a recent Supreme Court decision in announcing plans to require Texas to get permission from the feds before making changes to voting laws....[view article]

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House rejects bid to curb spy agency data collection
- July 25, 2013

A U.S. spy program that sweeps up vast amounts of electronic communications survived a legislative challenge in the House of Representatives on Wednesday, the first attempt to curb the data gathering since former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed details of its scope....[view article]

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Barack Obama flops in Knox: the president’s speech was a disaster
Telegraph - July 25, 2013

It's been a rough few weeks for Barack Obama. A wave of scandals has undermined trust in the White House, and a series of major polls has hammered the president in the first year of his second term. Support for Obama has dropped to its lowest level in two years, with widespread public dissatisfaction over his handling of the economy....[view article]

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2014 Might Be 2010 Losses All Over Again For Democrats
IBD - July 25, 2013

Conventional wisdom says highly motivated opponents and unmotivated supporters cost Democrats 2010's midterm. If true, Obama's current low polling numbers could augur a sequel in 2014....[view article]

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The NSA's New Spy Facilities are 7 Times Bigger Than the Pentagon
- July 25, 2013

He works at one of the three-letter intelligence agencies and oversees construction of a $1.2 billion surveillance data center in Utah that is 15 times the size of MetLife Stadium, home to the New York Giants and Jets. Long Island native Harvey Davis, a top National Security Agency official, needs that commanding presence....[view article]

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VIDEO: Washington Bites ~ E.U. Discrimination Against Israel and U.S. Congressional Appropriations
CIPAC - July 25, 2013

Richard Hellman speaks on the topic "E.U. Discrimination of Israel and U.S. Congressional Appropriations."...[view article]

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U.S. cloud firms suffer from NSA PRISM program
- July 25, 2013

For U.S. cloud providers, already working to beat back a wave of overseas policies they say tilt the playing field in favor of home-grown competitors, the revelations of the National Security Agency's PRISM electronic surveillance program have only made conditions in foreign markets tougher....[view article]

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Congress to probe lethal SEAL crash
The Hill - July 24, 2013

Congress has launched an investigation of the helicopter crash that killed 30 Americans in Afghanistan, including members of the Navy’s elite SEAL Team 6 unit, The Hill has learned. [WATCH VIDEO]...[view article]

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House may vote today to limit massive NSA surveillance program
McClatchy - July 24, 2013

A senior member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence urged fellow legislators Tuesday to rein in sweeping data collection programs before they become an irreversible part of American society. Read more here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2013/07/23/197485/sen-wyden-says-he-tried-to-warn.html#storylink=cpy...[view article]

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Meet William Wilkins
Wall Street Journal - July 24, 2013

Have you noticed that the Internal Revenue Service scandal seems to be getting ever closer to the White House? The IRS originally tried to set up "rogue employees in Cincinnati" as fall guys. But in congressional testimony, they revealed that the targeting of dissenting groups was directed from Washington....[view article]

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APNewsBreak: Homeland Security official probed
AP - Associated Press - July 23, 2013

President Barack Obama's choice to be the No. 2 official at the Homeland Security Department is under investigation for his role in helping a company run by a brother of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, The Associated Press has learned....[view article]

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CIA backs $630,000 study into how to control global weather through geoengineering
The Independant - July 23, 2013

Study part-funded by the CIA to investigate national security implications of geoengineering....[view article]

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Moderate Democrats are quitting on Obamacare
The Washington Post - July 23, 2013

The landmark health-reform law passed in 2010 has never been very popular and always highly partisan, but a new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds that a group of once loyal Democrats has been steadily turning against Obamacare: Democrats who are ideologically moderate or conservative....[view article]

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15 Photos From the Tahrir Square Protests You’ll Never See In U.S. Media.
- July 3, 2013

Curiously, a massive wave of anti-Obama sentiment in Egypt has been utterly ignored by vintage media, even though the protests may be the largest in all of human history....[view article]

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Lois Lerner’s price for testimony: Immunity
POLITICO.com - July 3, 2013

Embattled IRS official Lois Lerner will not testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee unless she’s given immunity from prosecution, her lawyer told POLITICO Tuesday....[view article]

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State Department bureau spent $630,000 on Facebook 'likes'
Examiner.com - July 3, 2013

State Department officials spent $630,000 to get more Facebook "likes," prompting employees to complain to a government watchdog that the bureau was "buying fans" in social media, the agency's inspector general says....[view article]

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U.S. Postal Service Logging All Mail for Law Enforcement
The New York Times - July 3, 2013

Leslie James Pickering noticed something odd in his mail last September: A handwritten card, apparently delivered by mistake, with instructions for postal workers to pay special attention to the letters and packages sent to his home....[view article]

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White House Memo Shows Obama Administration’s Painful Efforts To Defend Valerie Jarrett
Buzz Feed - July 3, 2013

A soon-to-be-released book by Mark Leibovich reveals in excruciating detail the White House's efforts to defend longtime Obama friend and adviser Valerie Jarrett in the run-up to a New York Times profile that ran in September 2012....[view article]

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The Insiders: Democrats are trying to suppress the confusion and hide the cost of ObamaCare
The Washington Post - July 2, 2013

I don't know if Members of Congress will be hearing about it in town hall gatherings and other meetings back home over the Fourth of July recess, but the rolling thunder of the approaching ObamaCare train can be heard in the distance....[view article]

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Wendy Davis Offers a Warning for Democrats
Bloomberg - July 2, 2013

Governor Rick Perry has summoned the Texas Legislature for a second special session to pass legislation regulating abortion. The bill was set to pass at the end of the first special session, but a shouting mob disrupted the state Senate so it couldn't act. That mob was inspired by a filibuster against the bill led by Senator Wendy Davis, who has now become a heroine to social liberals across the country and may run for governor herself....[view article]

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Would the U.S. Still Lose the Naval War of 2015?
Real Clear Politics - July 2, 2013

Over the last few days I have begun the exhausting, yet wonderful process of moving. Considering the fact I have not moved in twelve years and I am relocating from a suburban single-family home to a small apartment urban setting in Washington D.C. I have some tough decisions to make on what to keep and what to trash....[view article]

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Good policy: The House must vote on the Senate immigration bill Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/opinion/editorials/good-policy-the-house-must-vote-on-the-senate-immigration-bill-693911
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - July 2, 2013

It is 1,200 pages and nearly a year in the making, but the bipartisan Senate immigration bill passed last week on an overwhelming vote of 68 to 32....[view article]

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Washington Bites ~ Moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem
CIPAC - July 2, 2013

Richard Hellman addresses the importance of "Moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem."...[view article]

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In defense of resisting Obamacare
Examiner.com - July 2, 2013

With the implementation of President Obama's health care law facing mounting challenges, liberals are laying the groundwork to blame any failures of the law on the opposition of its critics....[view article]

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Texas AG Tells Janine Turner that SCOTUS Voting Rights Act Decision Is a ‘Huge Win for Equality’
- June 26, 2013

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott responded to today’s Supreme Court decision striking down Section 4 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act by implementing Texas’ voter ID law. The Texas legislature had passed that law in 2011, only to have the Obama-Holder Justice Department put it on ice while challenging it under the Voting Rights Act....[view article]

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Rep. Darrell Issa issues Benghazi subpoenas to State Department
Washington Times - June 25, 2013

The House Republican chairman investigating last year's terror attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, has subpoenaed four State Department officials, saying the department was stalling on efforts to interview them....[view article]

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Despite Immigration Reform Passing Key Senate Hurdle, Prospects Remain Dim
Buzz Feed - June 25, 2013

Bipartisan Senate majority may want to move towards final passage, but House Republicans aren't in any mood to take up massive immigration bill....[view article]

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‘Lookout List’ Not Much Broader Than Originally Thought, Contrary to Reports
National Review Online - June 25, 2013

Acting IRS commissioner Danny Werfel on Monday told reporters that the now-infamous "Be On The Lookout" list was far broader than was originally disclosed in the Treasury Department inspector general's report. Reports from outlets including the Associated Press, which I cited in my original report, and now Bloomberg News, confirmed Werfel's account, indicating that various versions of the list not only included terms like "tea party," but also "progressive," "Occupy," and "Israel."...[view article]

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Obama: Supreme Court Decision a 'Setback,' Says He's 'Deeply Disappointed'
Weekly Standard - June 25, 2013

"I am deeply disappointed with the Supreme Court’s decision today.  For nearly 50 years, the Voting Rights Act – enacted and repeatedly renewed by wide bipartisan majorities in Congress – has helped secure the right to vote for millions of Americans....[view article]

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Historic Week Opens as High Court Saves Biggest Cases for Last
Bloomberg - June 24, 2013

A historic week at the U.S. Supreme Court (1000L) may transform the rights of racial minorities and homosexuals, potentially cutting longstanding voting protections for blacks and Hispanics while allowing a new wave of homosexual (Sodom and Gomorrah style) marriages....[view article]

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Exclusive: Hastings Sent Colleagues Email Hours Before Crash
- June 24, 2013

The crash that killed journalist Michael Hastings was ruled an accident by police, but conspiracy theories continued to circulate on Friday. Hastings, 33, was killed in a fiery solo-vehicle crash in Hancock Park early Tuesday morning. He was best known for a 2010 Rolling Stone article that led to the resignation of Gen. Stanley McChrystal, who was the former U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan....[view article]

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Illegal immigrants who commit crimes face lesser punishment than U.S. citizens
- June 24, 2013

According to Sen. John McCain, a member of the Senate's Gang of Eight, criminals will not be legalized under the proposed bipartisan immigration bill....[view article]

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Senators tout 70 votes for immigration reform as Paul predicts bill already 'dead' in House
Fox News - June 24, 2013

Even with one of the Senate’s strongest opponents to the chamber’s sweeping immigration-reform bill saying Sunday that the legislation will likely pass this week with a resounding 70 votes, Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul predicted the legislation was doomed in the more conservative House....[view article]

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Franklin Graham urges Obama to stay out of Syrian conflict
Christian Today - June 24, 2013

"Giving guns to the opposition will prolong the war; and unfortunately, the opposition is no better than the present government - in some ways it may even be worse," Graham wrote in the letter dated June 14. "Mr. President, I would strongly urge you to keep America out of the Syrian conflict. In my opinion, the best thing that we can do is to help bring both sides to the negotiating table."...[view article]

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Analysis: For Obama, a world of Snowden troubles
Reuters - June 24, 2013

Since his first day in office, President Barack Obama's foreign policy has rested on outreach: resetting ties with Russia, building a partnership with China and offering a fresh start with antagonistic leaders from Iran to Venezuela....[view article]

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U.S. warns countries against Snowden travel
Reuters - June 24, 2013

Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden was seeking asylum in Ecuador on Sunday after Hong Kong allowed his departure for Russia in a slap to Washington's efforts to extradite him on espionage charges....[view article]

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Planned Parenthood promoting Obamacare
POLITICO.com - June 20, 2013

Planned Parenthood is diving into a new area of education, not without its own controversy: Obamacare....[view article]

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Effort to oust Eric Holder picks up steam
- June 20, 2013

The House Republican effort to oust Attorney General Eric Holder has attracted a significant amount of momentum this month....[view article]

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Black Democrat switches to Republican
WorldNetDaily - June 19, 2013

A state senator from Louisiana who recently announced his departure from the Democratic Party to become a Republican says the party of President Obama is one of "overseers."...[view article]

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Majority of Americans Don't Trust Newspapers and Television News
US News & World Report - June 19, 2013

The percentage of Americans saying they have "a great deal" or "quite a lot" of confidence in newspapers dropped to 23 percent this year from 25 percent last year, according to a report on the poll, which was released Monday....[view article]

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FBI director admits domestic use of drones
RT.com - June 19, 2013

The FBI uses drones for domestic surveillance purposes, the head of the agency told Congress early Wednesday....[view article]

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AP CEO Says Government Sources Won’t Talk After Justice Department Probe
- June 19, 2013

The CEO of the Associated Press told an audience Wednesday that the Department of Justice has succeeded in muzzling government employees from talking to AP reporters in the weeks since the seizure of AP phone records was revealed....[view article]

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CNN Poll: Did White House order IRS targeting?
CNN - June 18, 2013

A growing number of Americans believe that senior White House officials ordered the Internal Revenue Service to target conservative political groups, according to a new national poll....[view article]

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Exclusive: Whistleblower Says State Department Trying to Bully Her Into Silence
Foreign Policy - June 18, 2013

The State Department investigator who accused colleagues last week of using drugs, soliciting prostitutes, and having sex with minors says that Foggy Bottom is now engaged in an "intimidation" campaign to stop her....[view article]

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House to Consider Tax on New Flu Vaccines
Weekly Standard - June 18, 2013

The House of Representatives is scheduled Tuesday to consider a bipartisan bill to add new seasonal flu vaccines to the IRS definition of taxable vaccines. The Senate has already reached an agreement to vote on its version of the bill without further debate if the House passes an identical version....[view article]

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Federal agents hunted for Snowden in days before NSA programs went public
Reuters - June 13, 2013

U.S. government investigators began an urgent search for Edward Snowden several days before the first media reports were published on the government's secret surveillance programs, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....[view article]

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Pelosi Can't Explain Difference Between Gosnell Slayings and Late-Term Abortions
Weekly Standard - June 13, 2013

At a Thursday press conference, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi condemned a bill that would prohibit abortions during the final four months of pregnancy with exceptions for when the life or physical health of the mother was at stake....[view article]

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Justice Dept. Loses a Round in Battle to Keep Surveillance Wrongdoing Secret
- June 13, 2013

Last week, I reported that in the midst of revelations about the National Security Agency's extensive top-secret surveillance operations to collect domestic phone records and internet communications, the Justice Department was fighting to keep secret a court opinion that determined that the government, on at least one occasion, had violated the spirit of federal surveillance laws and engaged in unconstitutional spying....[view article]

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Sen. Tim Kaine speaks in Spanish on Senate floor, pushes immigration bill
Washington Times - June 12, 2013

Sen. Tim Kaine, a Virginia Democrat, delivered a speech on the Senate floor in Spanish on Tuesday as he made his push for the chamber to pass his immigration bill....[view article]

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NSA leaker Snowden says he's not avoiding justice
My Way News - June 12, 2013

The former CIA employee who leaked top-secret information about U.S. surveillance programs said in a new interview in Hong Kong on Wednesday that he is not attempting to hide from justice here but hopes to use the city as a base to reveal wrongdoing....[view article]

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U.S. disrupts al-Qaeda’s online magazine
The Washington Post - June 12, 2013

U.S. intelligence operatives covertly sabotaged a prominent al-Qaeda online magazine last month in an apparent attempt to sow confusion among the group’s followers, according to officials....[view article]

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Underaged girls can buy abortion-inducing pills over the counter
- June 12, 2013

The Obama administration will scrap age restrictions on the sale of emergency contraception pills, making the morning-after pill available to women and girls without a prescription....[view article]

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'I am here to reveal criminality,' NSA leaker tells Hong Kong newspaper
CNN - June 12, 2013

The former NSA contractor who disappeared after he acknowledged leaking details about secret American surveillance programs will fight any effort to bring him back to the United States for prosecution, a Hong Kong newspaper reported Wednesday....[view article]

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322 IRS visits to White House
WorldNetDaily - June 12, 2013

The explosion of intelligence-gathering scandals is giving the left time to get its story straight, at least, on the IRS scandal....[view article]

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NSA hacks China, NSA leaker Snowden claims
CNN - June 12, 2013

U.S. intelligence agents have been hacking computer networks around the world for years, apparently targeting fat data pipes that push immense amounts of data around the Internet, NSA leaker Edward Snowden claimed Wednesday to the South China Morning Post newspaper....[view article]

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House panel backs bill to ban later-term abortions
AP - Associated Press - June 12, 2013

The House is girding for another wrenching debate on abortion after a House panel on Wednesday approved legislation that would ban almost all abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy....[view article]

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NSA director: Programs disrupted dozens of attacks
AP - Associated Press - June 12, 2013

The director of the National Security Agency says surveillance programs have disrupted or helped disrupt dozens of terrorist attacks....[view article]

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27 Edward Snowden Quotes About U.S. Government Spying That Should Send A Chill Up Your Spine
- June 12, 2013

The rest of the world has found out that the U.S. government has been listening to their phone calls and watching what they do on the Internet and they do not like it one bit....[view article]

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Plan B: Obama allows morning-after pill for under-17s
Guardian - June 11, 2013

President's reversal means emergency contraception drug will be available to women of all ages without a prescription....[view article]

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IRS Buying Spying Equipment: Covert Cameras in Coffee Trays, Plants
CNS News - June 11, 2013

The IRS, currently in the midst of scandals involving the targeting of conservative groups and lavish taxpayer-funded conferences, is ordering surveillance equipment that includes hidden cameras in coffee trays, plants and clock radios....[view article]

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The people behind some of the major Supreme Court cases of 2013
NBC News - June 11, 2013

The Supreme Court began to hand down rulings last Monday, and will continue to do so this month, issuing decisions on a variety of hot-button issues -- ranging from the 1965 Voting Rights Act to whether a company can patent a human gene....[view article]

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NFL Champ Matt Birk Skipped White House Trip Because Obama Said 'God Bless' Planned Parenthood
ChristianPost.com - June 11, 2013

Recently retired NFL player Matt Birk who played center for the 2012 Super Bowl champs, the Baltimore Ravens, rejected the opportunity to join the team on the traditional champion's trip to the White House this week because of President Barack Obama's support for Planned Parenthood....[view article]

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Big Brother Really Is Watching Us
Wall Street Journal - June 11, 2013

When Americans expressed outrage last week over the seizure and surveillance of Verizon's client data by the National Security Agency, President Obama responded: "In the abstract, you can complain about Big Brother . . . but when you actually look at the details, I think we've struck the right balance."...[view article]

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Former congressman: Holder holding on only for short time
OneNewsNow.com - June 11, 2013

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said recently he has no intention of stepping down, but a former congressman insists it's just a matter of time -- just ... a ... matter ... of ... time....[view article]

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We Can't Trust Obama
Real Clear Politics - June 11, 2013

The contradictions at the heart of the Obama presidency are finally out in the open. As a result, a man who came into office hellbent on restoring faith in government is on the verge of inspiring a libertarian revival....[view article]

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Bush More Popular Than Obama
Gallup.com - June 11, 2013

In a Gallup tracking poll released Tuesday, former-President George W. Bush currently stands with a favorability rating of 49%, compared to 46% who see the 43rd president unfavorably. Meanwhile, another Gallup poll shows President Obama with only a 47% approval rating, with 44% disapproving....[view article]

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State Department memo reveals possible cover-ups, halted investigations
CBSNews.com - June 10, 2013

CBS News has uncovered documents that show the State Department may have covered up allegations of illegal and inappropriate behavior within their ranks....[view article]

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VIDEO: Rear Admiral William Lee Addresses Restrictive Regulations on Religious Liberty
Family Research Council - June 10, 2013

Pray for our military personel. Religious faith expressions are under attack. Urge Pentagon to scrub plan to court-martial Christians.Honor the chaplains....[view article]

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Hillary Clinton's Favorability Tumbles
Breitbart - June 10, 2013

New Gallup poll, Hillary Clinton's favorability rating has tumbled 6 points, to 58%. Meanwhile, her unfavorable rating has jumped 8 points to 39%....[view article]

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VIDEO - FNC's Political Insiders: This Is An Administration That Is In Crisis
Real Clear Politics - June 10, 2013

"Let's be clear, Gregg, this is an administration and a presidency that is in crisis. You have three huge issues -- you have the NSA issue that broke this week, the phone records; you have three scandals with the IRS; the Justice Department; you also have an agenda that basically is dead in the water. This is a presidency that is effectively at a tipping point and...[view article]

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Dept. of Homeland Security: Laptops, Phones Can Be Searched Based on Hunches
CBSNews.com - June 6, 2013

U.S. border agents should continue to be allowed to search a traveler’s laptop, cellphone or other electronic device and keep copies of any data on them based on no more than a hunch, according to an internal Homeland Security Department study. It contends limiting such searches would prevent the U.S. from detecting child pornographers or terrorists and expose the government to lawsuits....[view article]

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NSA's Verizon Spying Order Specifically Targeted Americans, Not Foreigners
Forbes.com - June 6, 2013

The National Security Agency has long justified its spying powers by arguing that its charter allows surveillance on those outside of the United States, while avoiding intrusions into the private communications of American citizens....[view article]

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They Weren’t ‘Rogue’ Agents
National Review Online - June 6, 2013

IRS employees say that it's impossible the targeting operation was confined to Cincinnati....[view article]

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Update: Judge orders Kathleen Sebelius to put dying girl on adult lung transplant list
Washington Examiner - June 6, 2013

Yes! Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius must allow a dying 10 year-old girl to be placed on a waiting list for an adult lung transplant by waiving a rule that would keep her off the list because she’s under the age of 12, a federal judge ordered today, after Sebelius told Congress she would not do so....[view article]

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White House defends NSA's collecting of Americans' phone records
OneNewsNow.com - June 6, 2013

The Obama administration on Thursday defended the National Security Agency's need to collect telephone records of U.S. citizens, calling such information "a critical tool in protecting the nation from terrorist threats."...[view article]

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House rebukes Obama, challenges deportation policy
Washington Times - June 6, 2013

The House voted Thursday to overturn all of President Obama's non-deportation policies, in a vote freighted with meaning as Congress warily eyes a broader immigration debate later over the next few months....[view article]

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Valerie Jarrett: Eric Holder 'Will Be in His Position for Quite a While'
Weekly Standard - June 6, 2013

Valerie Jarrett, a close adviser to Obama, said that Eric Holder is "definitely" not stepping down and that he'll be attorney general "for quite a while."...[view article]

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Kathleen Sebelius at center of storm over child’s lung transplant
POLITICO.com - June 5, 2013

The plight of a dying 10-year-old girl in urgent need of a lung transplant has been taken up by some GOP lawmakers, and it’s shining a light on what critics say is a questionable policy that puts children further down the waiting list....[view article]

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Supreme Court: DNA Samples Can Be Taken From Arrestees Without Warrant
Huffington Post - June 4, 2013

A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for police to take a DNA swab from anyone they arrest for a serious crime, endorsing a practice now followed by more than half the states as well as the federal government....[view article]

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Congressman: Obama is letting China steal U.S. military secrets
Foreign Policy - June 4, 2013

A formerly obscure naval exercise involving China and the United States is coming under increased scrutiny ahead of President Barack Obama's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday....[view article]

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Obamacare nullification bill on SC Senate agenda
- June 4, 2013

South Carolina this week could become the first state in the country to restrict the enactment of Obamacare since the U.S. Supreme Court upheld that law last year. Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2013/06/03/2800482/obamacare-nullification-bill-on.html#storylink=cpy...[view article]

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Watchdog: IRS enjoy luxury rooms at conference
AP - Associated Press - June 4, 2013

Already under siege, the IRS was cited by a government watchdog for a $4.1 million training conference featuring luxury rooms and free drinks, even as conservative figures told Congress Tuesday they had been abused for years while seeking tax-exempt status....[view article]

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Sebelius won’t waive regulation for girl with five weeks to live: ‘Someone lives and someone dies’
Washington Examiner - June 4, 2013

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius rebuffed an appeal from Rep. Lou Barletta, R-Pa., on behalf of a girl who needs a lung transplant but can't get one because of a federal regulation that prevents her from qualifying for a transplant....[view article]

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Obama Proclaims June As Homosexual Pride Month
- June 4, 2013

"This year, we celebrate LGBT [homosexual sin] Pride Month at a moment of great hope and progress, recognizing that more needs to be done. Support for LGBT [homosexual] equality is growing, led by a generation which understands that, in the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., "injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." [Scripture clearly peaks of homosexuality is a sin.]...[view article]

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U.S. publishes details of missile base Israel wanted kept secret
McClatchy - June 4, 2013

Israel's military fumed Monday over the discovery that the U.S. government had revealed details of a top-secret Israeli military installation in published bid requests....[view article]

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IRS woes grow with report of conference spending
AP - Associated Press - June 3, 2013

The Internal Revenue Service, already under fire after officials disclosed that the agency targeted conservative groups, faces increased scrutiny because of an inspector general's report that it spent about $50 million to hold at least 220 conferences for employees between 2010 and 2012....[view article]

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IRS: Cheapest Obamacare Plan Will Be $20,000 Per Family
- June 3, 2013

In a final regulation issued Wednesday, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) assumed that under Obamacare the cheapest health insurance plan available in 2016 for a family will cost $20,000 for the year....[view article]

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AP CEO: 'Thousands And Thousands' Of Phone Records Seized
- May 30, 2013

The government obtained "thousands and thousands" of phone records of Associated Press staffers according to CEO Gary Pruitt. Pruitt held a town hall meeting with AP staff and revealed that the phone records obtained by the DOJ included incoming and outgoing calls for the news organizations....[view article]

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IRS’s Shulman had more public White House visits than any Cabinet member
The Daily Caller - May 30, 2013

Publicly released records show that embattled former IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman visited the White House at least 157 times during the Obama administration, more recorded visits than even the most trusted members of the president's Cabinet....[view article]

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Holder to Meet with Bureau Chiefs on changes to guidelines for media subpoenas
POLITICO.com - May 29, 2013

The Justice Department began contacting D.C. bureau chiefs of major print and broadcast news organizations yesterday to set up a meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder to discuss changes to the department’s guidelines for subpoenas to news organizations. A source close to Holder said that in retrospect, he regrets the breadth and wording of the investigation involving Fox’s James Rosen (which Holder approved), and recognizes that the subpoena for AP records (Holder had recused...[view article]

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Suspected US drone crashes in Somalia's Lower Shabelle
BBC - May 29, 2013

A suspected US drone has crashed in the southern Lower Shabelle region of Somalia, according to reports....[view article]

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Politics-Gov't What Congress can do to repeal ObamaCare
OneNewsNow.com - May 29, 2013

Though one congresswoman says the best chance at repealing ObamaCare is after the 2014 election, opponents of the healthcare law don't have to sit and wait until then....[view article]

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IRS higher-ups requested info on conservative groups, letters show
NBC News - May 29, 2013

Jay Sekulow, an attorney representing 27 conservative political advocacy organizations that applied to the Internal Revenue Service for tax-exempt status, provided some of the letters to NBC News. He said the groups' contacts with the IRS prove that the practices went beyond a few "front line" employees in the Cincinnati office, as the IRS has maintained....[view article]

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House Republicans express "great concern" about possible Holder perjury
CBSNews.com - May 29, 2013

Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday expressing "great concern" about the possibility that Holder lied under oath during his testimony earlier this month on the Justice Department's seizing of journalists' records, CBS News has learned....[view article]

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House Republicans challenge Holder testimony on reporter surveillance
Fox News - May 29, 2013

Top Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee openly challenged Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday over his testimony two weeks ago in which he claimed to be unaware of any "potential prosecution" of the press, despite knowing about an investigation that targeted a Fox News reporter....[view article]

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Darrell Issa: Lois Lerner lost her rights
POLITICO.com - May 23, 2013

Lois Lerner might win the legal battle but she's prolonging the political war. Instead of simply taking the scorn of lawmakers for a day, repeatedly invoking the Fifth Amendment to avoid self-incrimination, and then moving on, she chose defiance.  ...[view article]

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A White House Under Siege
Wall Street Journal - May 23, 2013

Dan Pfeiffer, senior adviser to the president for strategy and communications, appeared on five news programs Sunday to discuss the controversies buffeting the administration. The spectacle revealed the mind-set of a White House under siege....[view article]

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Appeals court limits labor board’s lawlessness
The Washington Post - May 23, 2013

Early in an opinion issued recently by a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Judge A. Raymond Randolphsaid: “Although the parties have not raised it, one issue needs to be resolved before we turn to the merits of the case.” The issue he raised but could not resolve — that is up to the Supreme Court — illuminates the Obama administration’s George Wallace-like lawlessness....[view article]

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House Passes GOP Bill To Bypass President To Speed Approval Of Keystone XL Oil Pipeline
CBSNews.com - May 23, 2013

House Republicans pushed through a bill Wednesday to bypass the president to speed approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. Democrats criticized the legislation as a blatant attempt to allow a foreign company to avoid environmental review....[view article]

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56 percent want to go back to pre-ObamaCare system
Fox News - May 23, 2013

Majorities of American voters say their family will be worse off under the Affordable Care Act, and think it would be better to go back to the pre-ObamaCare health care system....[view article]

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Conservative Leaders Demand Compensation for IRS Discrimination Against Tea Party
Christian Newswire - May 23, 2013

Speaker John Boehner, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, and the members of the House and Senate Republican Conferences, the signatories on the letter urge Republicans to promptly draft legislation and hold the hearings necessary to pass a bill that will authorize the reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the targets of IRS political discrimination, and that will specifically authorize those targeted organizations and individuals to seek monetary damages for injuries they suffered as a result of IRS political targeting and...[view article]

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Obama, in a Shift, to Limit Targets of Drone Strikes
The New York Times - May 23, 2013

President Obama plans to open a new phase in the nation's long struggle with terrorism on Thursday by restricting the use of unmanned drone strikes that have been at the heart of his national security strategy and shifting control of them away from the C.I.A. to the military....[view article]

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GOP's Chambliss: Obama speech will be 'viewed by terrorists as victory'
The Hill - May 23, 2013

"We knew five years ago that closing Guantanamo was a bad idea and would not work," Chambliss said. "Yet, today’s speech sends the message to Guantanamo detainees that if they harass the dedicated military personnel there enough, we will give in and send them home, even to Yemen."...[view article]

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Top IRS official to invoke Fifth Amendment, decline to testify at House hearing
Fox News - May 22, 2013

Lois Lerner, the director of the IRS division that singled out conservative groups, is expected to invoke the Fifth Amendment Wednesday when she appears before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Fox News has learned....[view article]

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The House’s IRS hearing: Live updates
The Washington Post - May 22, 2013

For the second straight day and the third time in one week, IRS officials will testify Wednesday in front of Congress about the agency's improper targeting of conservative groups....[view article]

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Immigration bill heads to full Senate
AP - Associated Press - May 22, 2013

A far-reaching bill to remake the nation's immigration system is headed to the full Senate, where tough battles are brewing on gay marriage, border security and other contentious issues, with the outcome impossible to predict....[view article]

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The Danger and Rampant Corruption of Traffic Light Cameras
- May 22, 2013

The rule change was followed by engineers, both from FDOT and local municipalities, collaborating to shorten the length of yellow lights at key intersections, specifically those with red light cameras (RLCs)....[view article]

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He’s No Nixon
Weekly Standard - May 21, 2013

The thoughtful Carl Cannon has written a piece, "Richard Milhous Obama," concluding that our current president has more in common with our 37th than President Obama's partisans would like to acknowledge. The estimable Victor Davis Hansen has weighed in, defending against liberal dissents the proposition that "Nixon Is a Fair Comparison" with Obama....[view article]

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Sharyl Attkisson's computers compromised
POLITICO.com - May 21, 2013

Sharyl Attkisson, the Emmy-award winning CBS News investigative reporter, says that her personal and work computers have been compromised and are under investigation....[view article]

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Anonymous Cincinnati IRS official: “Everything comes from the top.”
Examiner.com - May 20, 2013

A story in the Washington Post yesterday about the Internal Revenue Service’s Cincinnati office, which does most of the agency’s nonprofit auditing, clearly contradicted earlier reports that the agency’s targeting of Tea Party groups was the result of rogue agents....[view article]

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Report: Assad preparing missile strike against Tel Aviv in case attacked again
Haaretz.com - May 20, 2013

The Syrian army is deploying advanced surface-to-surface missiles aiming at Israel in the aftermath of the alleged Israeli strikes, The Sunday Times reports....[view article]

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U.S. preserves diplomatic, military options on Syria
Reuters - May 20, 2013

Obama said on Thursday he reserved the right to resort to both diplomatic and military options to pressure Syrian President Bashar al-Assad but insisted that U.S. action alone would not be enough to resolve the Syrian crisis....[view article]

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Second appeals court invalidates Obama's NLRB recess appointments
POLITICO.com - May 16, 2013

A second appeals court has joined the D.C. Circuit in ruling that President Barack Obama’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board were unconstitutional, concluding that some board actions taken in the wake of those appointments were also invalid....[view article]

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Another Gosnell? New Horror in Texas
Susan B Anthony List - May 16, 2013

Just days after a Philadelphia jury found abortionist Kermit Gosnell guilty of the murder of three newborn children and the negligent death of a patient, evidence of similar atrocities has surfaced in Houston, Texas....[view article]

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IRS Rejected Group on Behalf of Planned Parenthood
Breitbart - May 16, 2013

The IRS scandal of targeting tea party or conservative organizations grew deeper Wednesday with the revelation that the agency denied tax-exempt status to a pro-life organization because of its hypothetical opposition to Planned Parenthood....[view article]

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IRS Scandal Threatens to Overshadow Benghazi
Family Security Matters - May 15, 2013

You would have thought that the Obama administration would have learned from the growing Benghazi scandal that the best way to handle such controversies is to get out in front of them, and put it all out there, rather than let it drip, drip, drip, as is now happening with the recent IRS blowup....[view article]

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Boehner on IRS: ‘Who’s going to jail over this scandal?’
Washington Times - May 15, 2013

House Speaker John A. Boehner said Wednesday that it'll take more than firings to clear up the IRS scandal - it'll take someone ending up serving jail time....[view article]

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IRS Won’t Say If It Will Comply With Congressional Demand for All Communications and Names Involved in Discriminating Against Tea Party Groups
CNS News - May 15, 2013

The Internal Revenue Service has given no indication to the House Ways and Means Committee about whether it will respond to the committee's demand, delivered in writing last Friday, that the agency hand over copies of all internal communications containing the words "tea party," "patriot," or "conservative" and the names and titles of all IRS officials involved in discriminating against tea party and conservative groups when they submitted applications for tax-exempt status....[view article]

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First cracks in immigration deal emerge
Washington Times - May 15, 2013

Senators fended off changes to the immigration bill in committee on Tuesday, but the first cracks emerged in the carefully crafted compromise between business groups and labor unions, leaving even some supporters frustrated at the defensive votes they had to cast....[view article]

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‘Death panel’ MIA ... Why? asks analyst
OneNewsNow.com - May 15, 2013

In a recent column published by The American Spectator, a healthcare policy analyst addresses the continued concern over President Barack Obama's so-called "death panel." Without the Independent Payment Advisory Board in place, the analyst argues that ObamaCare "can only be classified as DOA."...[view article]

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IRS tells pro-life ministry to promote abortion
WorldNetDaily - May 14, 2013

The Internal Revenue Service already has confessed to targeting and trying to injure tea party, Constitution and patriot organizations, by demanding answers to arbitrary questions and delaying their applications for a tax status so they could operate....[view article]

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Scandal politics sweep Capitol Hill
POLITICO.com - May 14, 2013

Scandal politics are sweeping Capitol Hill. Just days after news broke that the IRS targeted conservative nonprofits, Speaker John Boehner’s House committees will morph into mock courtrooms where the White House will be the defendant in what amounts to a number of high-stakes political trials....[view article]

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Top Dem calls for public testimony on Benghazi
- May 14, 2013

The top Democrat on the House Oversight panel said Monday that the authors of an independent investigation into the deadly assault in Benghazi, Libya, should answer questions about their work at a congressional hearing, not in a private deposition that the Republicans want....[view article]

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VIDEO: Benghazi Truth Coming Out!
The Blaze - May 14, 2013

Truth about Benghazi coming forth....[view article]

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Inside the AP: Fear, determination
POLITICO.com - May 14, 2013

Reporters across The Associated Press are outraged over the Justice Department's sweeping seizure of staff phone records - and they say such an intrusion could chill their relationships with confidential sources....[view article]

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Spinning Benghazi: The Cover-up Being Exposed
The New Yorker - May 13, 2013

For a long time, it seemed like the idea of a coverup was just a Republican obsession. But now there is something to it! It is not going away!...[view article]

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IRS Mess
Time - May 13, 2013

The Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups is outrageous. Those who did this should be fired immediately. That's obvious....[view article]

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IRS targeted groups that criticized the government, IG report says
The Washington Post - May 13, 2013

IRS applied a new political test to groups that applied for tax-exempt status as "social welfare" groups, the document says. On Jan. 15, 2012 the agency decided to target "political action type organizations involved in limiting/expanding Government, educating on the Constitution and Bill of Rights, social economic reform movement.," according to the appendix in the IG report, which was requested by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and has yet to be released....[view article]

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Jim Inhofe mulls 'I-word' after Benghazi
POLITICO.com - May 13, 2013

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) said the fatal attacks on American diplomats in Benghazi could lead to President Barack Obama's impeachment during a radio interview Friday....[view article]

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Expect more Benghazi 'whistle blowers'
Reuters - May 13, 2013

A top Republican on Sunday said he expected more witnesses to step forward with information about last year's deadly attack on a U.S. mission in Benghazi and how President Barack Obama's administration responded to the unfolding events....[view article]

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Watch out for Petraeus in Benghazi scandal
Washington Times - May 13, 2013

By their second term "inside the bubble," presidents have completely lost touch with reality: Aides and confidants conspire to keep the chief executive insulated from the real world - the bad news, the worse press coverage. They think it's their job, and lounging on the Oval Office couches, they nod along with the president's every musing....[view article]

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Watchdog says government has tried to silence him on Afghanistan
POLITICO.com - May 9, 2013

The watchdog who tracks the billions of taxpayer dollars spent to rebuild Afghanistan says government officials have tried to silence him because they think he's embarrassing the White House and Afghan President Hamid Karzai by pointing out the waste and fraud....[view article]

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Benghazi could bring down Obama administration
Washington Times - May 8, 2013

The Benghazi scandal could be the final "hinge point" that brings down the Obama administration, former U.N. Ambassador John R. Bolton said....[view article]

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U.S. Is Weighing Wide Overhaul of Wiretap Laws
The New York Times - May 8, 2013

The Obama administration, resolving years of internal debate, is on the verge of backing a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan for a sweeping overhaul of surveillance laws that would make it easier to wiretap people who communicate using the Internet rather than by traditional phone services, according to officials familiar with the deliberations....[view article]

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Democrats are Freaking Out about Obamacare. Good.
New Republic - May 8, 2013

Democrats are worried about the implementation of Obamacare. And their angst is making news. Today Jackie Calmes of the New York Times reports that Democrats have been peppering the White House with questions-and demanding the administration start putting out more information, so that the law's critics don't soak up all of the oxygen on the airwaves....[view article]

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Benghazi "whistleblowers" head to House committee
CBSNews.com - May 8, 2013

Hoping to funnel into one chronological timeline the rampantly varying accounts of how President Obama's administration responded last Sept. 11 in the wake of an attack on a U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday will hear from three "whistleblowers" expected to offer testimony enormously at odds with the administration's characterization of a strike that killed four Americans....[view article]

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Latest on Benghazi: Whistleblowers give Congress blow-by-blow account of deadly diplomatic attack
Washington Times - May 8, 2013

Libyan security personnel were also killed in the terror attacks on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya last year, lawmakers were reminded Wednesday....[view article]

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Graham: ‘I Think the Dam Is About to Break on Benghazi’
Washington Free Beacon - May 8, 2013

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) wrote Tuesday he believes major revelations about the lead up to the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, are imminent....[view article]

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Priest to Hold Memorial Service for Babies Murdered in Gosnell Clinic
Breitbart - May 8, 2013

Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, has planned a memorial service Wednesday for the deceased infants retrieved from the clinic of Kermit Gosnell, the Philadelphia abortionist who is on trial for the murder of a patient and babies born alive during abortion procedures....[view article]

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New Benghazi probe evidence puts spotlight back on Clinton
The Hill - May 8, 2013

New revelations about the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, are pulling Hillary Clinton back into a political firestorm that the presumptive 2016 candidate had so far managed to escape unscathed....[view article]

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Huckabee: Benghazi will drive Obama from office
POLITICO.com - May 8, 2013

Mike Huckabee on Monday predicted that President Barack Obama won’t finish out his second term in light of the “cover-up” of the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi and the former Arkansas governor called the affair “more serious than Watergate.”...[view article]

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Internet sales tax: What you'll pay, and when
CNN - May 7, 2013

Internet shoppers could be one step closer to having to pay sales taxes on online purchases....[view article]

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Graham: ‘I Think the Dam Is About to Break on Benghazi’
Washington Free Beacon - May 7, 2013

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) wrote Tuesday he believes major revelations about the lead up to the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, are imminent, in a Facebook message:...[view article]

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The Big Five: America’s Make or Break Challenges
The American Interest - May 7, 2013

So far, 2013 has been a bush league year in American politics. Gay marriage, gun control and amnesty for illegal immigrants are hot button emotional issues and they have a lot of practical importance for a lot of people, but the republic will not stand or fall based on lesbian prenups, gun background checks or green cards for those immigrants formerly known as illegal....[view article]

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The ghosts of Benghazi have not disappeared nor will they until all is exposed!
The Week - May 7, 2013

And we should still demand answers regarding the Obama administration's disingenuous handling of the attack! Expose the lies....[view article]

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Benghazi Whistleblower: 'My Jaw Hit the Floor' as WH Blamed YouTube
Breitbart - May 6, 2013

In an appearance on Face the Nation this morning, Rep. Darrell Issa revealed several new pieces of information about the Obama administration's controversial description of the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, casting doubt that the White House mischaracterized its cause by mere accident....[view article]

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Russia builds up, U.S. down
Washington Times - May 2, 2013

As the Obama administration prepares to launch a new round of strategic nuclear missile cuts, Russia’s strategic nuclear forces are undergoing a major modernization, according to U.S. officials....[view article]

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Obama: 'I'm Not Familiar' With Benghazi Whistleblowers Being Threatened
Weekly Standard - May 1, 2013

President Barack Obama said today at a press conference that he's "not familiar" with reports that Benghazi whistleblowers are being threatened: BUT......[view article]

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Illegal Aliens Got Food Stamps by the “Vanload”
Judicial Watch - May 1, 2013

For decades the U.S. government has knowingly given illegal immigrants food stamps, according to a former certification case worker who denounced the costly practice back in the 1980s but was essentially ordered to keep a lid on it....[view article]

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Obama Critic Banned for Speaking the Truth
- May 1, 2013

A prominent pastor was allegedly disinvited from speaking at Morehouse College’s baccalaureate service this week after he spoke the truth about Obama....[view article]

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GAO Now Investigating DHS Ammo Purchases
US News & World Report - April 30, 2013

The Government Accountability Office tells Whispers it is now investigating large ammunition purchases made by the Department of Homeland Security. Chuck Young, a spokesman for GAO, says the investigation of the purchases is "just getting...[view article]

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Obama Spent Twice as Much Time on Vacation/Golf as Economy
Breitbart - April 29, 2013

According to a new report by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Institute (GAI), President Barack Obama has spent over twice as many hours on vacation and golf (976 hours) as he has in economic meetings of any kind (474.4 hours)....[view article]

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Reps challenge DHS ammo buys, say agency using 1,000 more rounds per person than Army
Fox News - April 26, 2013

Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz said Thursday that the Department of Homeland Security is using roughly 1,000 rounds of ammunition more per person than the U.S. Army, as he and other lawmakers sharply questioned DHS officials on their "massive" bullet buys....[view article]

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Bombing Suspect 'Stopped Talking' After Being Read Miranda
Weekly Standard - April 25, 2013

After being read Miranda rights, the Boston bombing suspect in custody, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has stopped talking to authorities, officials tell the Associated Press....[view article]

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Pentagon Blocks Access to Southern Baptist Website
Fox News - April 25, 2013

The U.S. Military has blocked access to the Southern Baptist Convention's website on an unknown number of military bases because it contains "hostile content" - just weeks after an Army briefing labeled Evangelical Christians and Roman Catholics as examples of religious extremism, Fox News has learned....[view article]

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‘Armed and Dangerous’: Beck’s Latest Revelations on Saudi National Once a ‘Person of Interest’ in Boston Bombings
The Blaze - April 24, 2013

For the past week, Glenn Beck has been investigating a Saudi national once identified as a “person of interest” in the Boston Marathon bombing.  The story has taken a number of alarming twists and turns, but on his radio program Wednesday, Beck released some of the most interesting information yet....[view article]

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Uncle: Mentors 'radicalized' older Boston bombing suspect
NBC News - April 22, 2013

The uncle of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects told TODAY Saturday that he believes Dzhokar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev were pawns in a deadly scheme....[view article]

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Obama’s Biggest Loss
POLITICO.com - April 18, 2013

Never before had Obama put the moral force and political muscle of his presidency behind an issue quite this big — and lost quite this badly. ...[view article]

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Reduced flying hours forces grounding of 17 USAF combat air squadrons
- April 10, 2013

The Air Force will begin grounding combat air squadrons Tuesday in response to forced spending cuts that have eliminated more than 44,000 flying hours through September, according to internal documents obtained by Air Force Times....[view article]

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EPA acknowledges releasing personal details on farmers, senator slams agency
Fox News - April 10, 2013

The Environmental Protection Agency acknowledged Tuesday that it released personal information on potentially thousands of farmers and ranchers to environmental groups, following concerns from congressional Republicans and agriculture groups that the release could endanger their safety....[view article]

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White House urges flexibility in sequesters
Washington Times - April 4, 2013

The White House budget office on Thursday told agencies they are now free to ask Congress for permission to move money around to blunt the worst of the sequester budget cuts — a move that could signal the administration believes the cuts are here to stay....[view article]

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North Korea 'burning with hatred' for US after stealth bomber missions
Telegraph - March 28, 2013

North Korea claimed its people were "burning with hatred" for the US after Washington confirmed it had flown B-2 stealth bomber "deterrence" missions over South Korea....[view article]

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Big Sis Ignores Congressman’s Demand For Briefing on Bullet Buys
INFO Wars - March 28, 2013

Janet Napolitano has ignored a letter written by New Jersey Congressman Leonard Lance calling for the Department of Homeland Security chief to attend a congressional briefing and provide an explanation as to why the DHS has committed to purchasing more than 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition over the last year....[view article]

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Dems Endangered by Repeat of Obama’s Boom and Bust
Fox News - March 27, 2013

By conventional political wisdom, people should be happier and more optimistic: higher net worth, better job prospects and more fiscal certainty. But instead, pessimism and dissatisfaction are on the rise....[view article]

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Bill Gates' $100 million database to track students
WorldNetDaily - March 26, 2013

Over the past 18 months, a massive $100 million public-school database spearheaded by the $36.4 billion-strong Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has been in the making that freely shares student information with private companies....[view article]

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Bill Gates' $100 million database to track students
WorldNetDaily - March 26, 2013

Over the past 18 months, a massive $100 million public-school database spearheaded by the $36.4 billion-strong Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has been in the making that freely shares student information with private companies....[view article]

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Defense Industry Pushes for 'Drone Zone' over Southern California
- March 25, 2013

Despite Americans' concerns about the domestic use of drones, California local agencies are reportedly moving forward with an application to declare a broad swath of Southern California a "drone zone" - an area to be used to test pilotless aircraft. The purpose: government stimulus....[view article]

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How to Undo the Obama Presidency by Blocking Judges
Weigel - March 25, 2013

The news broke late on Friday, and it didn't even come up on the Sunday shows. Caitlin Halligan, the former New York solicitor general, withdrew as a nominee for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. The casus belli for a Republican filibuster was Halligan's work for New York on a gun rights case. The NRA opposed her; the NRA usually gets what it wants in cases like these....[view article]

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DHS Refuses To Answer Congress On Bullet Purchases
INFO Wars - March 21, 2013

Department of Homeland Security has refused to answer questions from "multiple" members of Congress regarding its recent purchase of huge amounts of weapons and ammunition....[view article]

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1.6 Billion Rounds Of Ammo For Homeland Security? It's Time For A National Conversation
Forbes.com - March 21, 2013

The Denver Post, on February 15th, ran an Associated Press article entitled Homeland Security aims to buy 1.6b rounds of ammo, so far to little notice.  It confirmed that the Department of Homeland Security has issued an open purchase order for 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition....[view article]

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Obama quotes Alinsky in speech to young Israelis
WorldNetDaily - March 21, 2013

In his address in Jerusalem today, Obama channeled Saul Alinsky, citing the radical community organizer's defining mantra as he urged young Israelis to "create change" to nudge their leadership to act....[view article]

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Obama’s Middle East Map Erases Israeli Territory
Washington Free Beacon - March 20, 2013

The map of the Middle East displayed in an Obama administration video released days before President Barack Obama’s visit to Israel shows the Jewish state dispossessed of substantial parts of its current territory, including its capital....[view article]

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Nevada training explosion kills 7 NC unit Marines
AP - Associated Press - March 19, 2013

Seven Marines from a North Carolina unit were killed and several injured in a training accident at the Hawthorne Army Depot in western Nevada, the Marine Corps said Tuesday....[view article]

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PA to Obama: Coordinate visit to ‘occupied’ Jerusalem with us
Times of Israel - March 13, 2013

Days after the Hamas government in Gaza warned US President Barack Obama against visiting the Temple Mount during his visit to Israel starting March 20, the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank demanded on Tuesday that Obama coordinate his Jerusalem tour with the PA, since the city, it claimed, is “occupied territory.”...[view article]

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Obama's contribution: 46,609,072 People on Food Stamps in 2012; Record 47,791,996 in December
Weekly Standard - March 11, 2013

On Friday, the United States Department of Agriculture quietly released new statistics related to the food stamps program, officially known as SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). The numbers reveal, in 2012, the food stamps program was the biggest it's ever been, with an average of 46,609,072 people on the program every month of last year. 47,791,996 people were on the program in the month of December 2012....[view article]

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Forbes to Address Annual CPAC Conference on Religious Liberty
- March 7, 2013

Washington, D.C. – Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04), will be addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 15th, 2013 at 1:15pm. The annual conference, which is organized by the American Conservative Union, is expected to host close to 10,000 participants this year. Congressman Forbes will be joining a distinguished panel that will discuss the...[view article]

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VIDEO - Krauthammer on Paul Filibuster: 'Stroke of Political Genius'
News Busters - March 7, 2013

Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer called Sen. Rand Paul's (R-Ky.) filibuster of the John Brennan nomination for CIA director Wednesday a "stroke of political genius."...[view article]

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How Twitter Helped Drive Rand Paul's Filibuster To The National Stage
Buzz Feed - March 7, 2013

"Twitter is woven through the DNA of this filibuster, taking an obscure legislative process into the public space," says Wilson....[view article]

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THE REAL MOSLEM: Dem explodes on Hannity
Fox News - February 27, 2013

In an epic interview for the ages, a Democratic congressman unloaded on Fox News anchor Sean Hannity Tuesday night with a non-stop verbal assault on the popular host....[view article]

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Court won't allow challenge to surveillance law
AP - Associated Press - February 26, 2013

A sharply-divided Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out an attempt by U.S. citizens to challenge the expansion of a surveillance law used to monitor conversations of foreign spies and terrorist suspects....[view article]

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Stuxnet Missing Link Found, Resolves Some Mysteries Around the Cyberweapon
WIRED.com - February 26, 2013

As Iran met in Kazakhstan this week with members of the UN Security Council to discuss its nuclear program, researchers announced that a new variant of the sophisticated cyberweapon known as Stuxnet had been found, which predates other known versions of the malicious code that were reportedly unleashed by the U.S. and Israel several years ago in an attempt to sabotage Iran's nuclear program....[view article]

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Less Unemployment, But More Dependence
Real Clear Politics - February 20, 2013

A strange and disturbing new social pattern is unfolding before our eyes in America today: growing dependence on government handouts in the face of declining unemployment rates....[view article]

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Obama, the puppet master
POLITICO.com - February 19, 2013

President Barack Obama is a master at limiting, shaping and manipulating media coverage of himself and his White House....[view article]

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DHS Advances Plan For “Public Safety” Drones
INFO Wars - February 19, 2013

The Department of Homeland Security (the agency that is buying billions of hollow point amunition) is advancing its plan to use surveillance drones for "public safety" applications, announcing last week that it had received a deluge of "excellent" responses from potential vendors and was set to carry out more tests of the technology....[view article]

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More States Tell Federal Gov: Don't Touch Our Guns
Breitbart - February 19, 2013

Since early January, states around the country have been pushing back against attempts at gun banning by proposing legislation that preempts any new federal gun control acts....[view article]

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Pentagon urges delay in "devastating" $46 billion budget cuts
Reuters - February 14, 2013

The Pentagon's civilian and military leaders warned in dire terms on Tuesday that $46 billion in budget cuts due to go into effect in two weeks would erode the nation's ability to go to war and appealed to Congress to delay the reductions....[view article]

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Rubio's response casts president as out of touch with reality
WorldNetDaily - February 13, 2013

Mr. Rubio said Obama actually blames the free enterprise economy, which has made America for generations the biggest economy in the world, as the problem....[view article]

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America’s new government-imposed religion
Washington Times - February 13, 2013

Catholic adoption agencies have been forced to close their doors in Illinois, Massachusetts and Washington, D.C., because their religious beliefs about marriage were deemed unacceptable by their jurisdictions....[view article]

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Rubio: More government breeds more problems
CBSNews.com - February 13, 2013

Responding to President Obama's State of the Union address on behalf of the Republican Party, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., tonight made the case that the president's calls for government investments are misguided and potentially destructive....[view article]

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Let the bleak times roll
The Washington Post - February 13, 2013

There is something entirely appropriate about holding the State of the Union address on the same day as Mardi Gras. One is a display of wretched excess, when giddy and rowdy participants give in to reckless and irresponsible behavior. The other is a street festival in New Orleans....[view article]

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VIDEO: Cheney: Obama Wants To Do "Serious Damage To Our Military Capabilities"
CBSNews.com - February 13, 2013

"With respect to Chuck Hagel and - and Brennan, at Defense and C.I.A. - just in the last week, their performance in front of the committees that have to confirm them has been pretty poor...[view article]

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Neurosurgeon Ben Carson's Politically Incorrect Speech at Prayer Breakfast a YouTube Sensation
ChristianPost.com - February 13, 2013

Dr. Benjamin Carson, Gifted Hands author and director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md., brought an audience of dignitaries, including President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle, to their feet last Thursday after dishing a speech packed with parables, wit, biblical scriptures and punch at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. Now, it's resounding with everyday Americans, too....[view article]

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Obama Urges Congress to Act to Stave Off Cuts
The New York Times - February 6, 2013

President Obama on Tuesday called on Congress to quickly pass a new package of limited spending cuts and tax increases to head off substantial across-the-board reductions to domestic and military spending set to begin on March 1, but his appeal for more revenue was dismissed by Republicans....[view article]

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Krauthammer On Sequester: "Republicans Will Do Nothing And Should Do Nothing"
Real Clear Politics - February 6, 2013

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: I think the Republicans will do what Cantor is suggesting, which is to do nothing. This is the one time since election day where Obama does not have the upper hand. He had it in the fiscal cliff negotiations because you would have had automatic hikes in taxes, which is what Republicans did not want. So they had no good options. This time, the shoe is on the other foot. This time if the Republicans do nothing, then...[view article]

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The Coming Obamacare Recession
American Spectator - February 6, 2013

Actually, we already saw it last quarter and there'll be no escaping it this year....[view article]

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Congress considers putting limits on drone strikes
AP - Associated Press - February 6, 2013

Uncomfortable with the Obama administration's use of deadly drones, a growing number in Congress is looking to limit America's authority to kill suspected terrorists, even U.S. citizens. The Democratic-led outcry was emboldened by the revelation in a newly surfaced Justice Department memo that shows drones can strike against a wider range of threats, with less evidence, than previously believed....[view article]

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Federal Reserve hacked
Guardian - February 6, 2013

US central bank confirms intrusion after hacktivist group Anonymous was claimed to have stolen 4,000 bankers' details...[view article]

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'Judge, jury and executioner': Legal experts fear implications of White House drone memo
NBC News - February 6, 2013

Legal experts expressed grave reservations Tuesday about an Obama administration memo concluding that the United States can order the killing of American citizens believed to be affiliated with al-Qaida — with one saying the White House was acting as “judge, jury and executioner.”...[view article]

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Response to Obama's Presidential Oath Inclusion of 'So Help Me God' - Bill Koenig
Watch.org - February 6, 2013

The U.S. Constitution specifies the exact language to be used in the oath given to an American President at their inauguration: "I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States." According to numerous reports, President Barack Obama requested that at the end of the oath, the words "so help...[view article]

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Documentary to Focus on Ex-Gay Christian Musician
Christian Newswire - February 6, 2013

World-renowned Christian musician, Dennis Jernigan, announced today that his life story is to be chronicled in the forthcoming documentary, Sing Over Me. Jacob Kindberg has signed on to direct the feature-length film, which will focus on Jernigan's homosexual past, his decision to walk away from the homosexual lifestyle, and his current ministry for those struggling with same-sex attraction. The film is currently in pre-production and will begin shooting in March, in Oklahoma, where ...[view article]

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EDITORIAL: Will the White House Finally Grow the Backbone to Digitally Counterattack China?
Daily Tech - February 6, 2013

Hack on The New York Times is latest incident to illustrate China's dominance in the new era of warfare, and the U.S.'s inaction...[view article]

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Justice Department memo reveals legal case for drone strikes on Americans
NBC News - February 5, 2013

A confidential Justice Department memo concludes that the U.S. government can order the killing of American citizens if they are believed to be "senior operational leaders" of al-Qaida or "an associated force" -- even if there is no intelligence indicating they are engaged in an active plot to attack the U.S....[view article]

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Seven million will lose insurance under Obama health law
Washington Times - February 5, 2013

President Obama's health care law will push 7 million people out of their job-based insurance coverage - nearly twice the previous estimate, according to the latest estimates from the Congressional Budget Office released Tuesday....[view article]

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VIDEO: Senator to DefSec Nominee: Why Have the Iranians Endorsed You?
Weekly Standard - January 31, 2013

"It further said Israel is a cancerous tumor in the heart of the Islamic world. They further said Iran’s warriors are ready and willing to wipe Israel off the map. The question I’d like to ask you, and you can answer for the record if you’d like, why do you think the Iranian foreign ministry so strongly supports your nomination to be the Secretary of Defense?"...[view article]

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‘This Hagel hearing is a disaster’
- January 31, 2013

Distraught by his poor performance in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee, liberals viciously turned on secretary of defense nominee Chuck Hagel on social media....[view article]

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Marines, Army shrinking force size under budgetary restraints
The Free Beacon - January 29, 2013

The United States Marine Corps is set to shed more than 20,000 active duty positions in the coming years and have already commenced a process meant to force some senior officers into an early retirement....[view article]

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Shouting Louder
Real Clear Politics - January 29, 2013

An old-time trial lawyer once said, "When your case is weak, shout louder!" Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shouted louder when asked about the Obama administration's story last fall that the September 11th attack on the U.S. ambassador's quarters in Benghazi was due to an anti-Islamic video that someone in the United States had put on the Internet, and thereby provoked a protest that escalated into violence....[view article]

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Obama vs. Fox News -- behind the White House strategy to delegitimize a news organization
Fox News - January 29, 2013

There is no war on terror for the Obama White House, but there is one on Fox News. In a recent interview with The New Republic, President Obama was back to his grousing about the one television news outlet in America that won't fall in line and treat him as emperor. Discussing breaking Washington's partisan gridlock, the president told TNR,"If a Republican member of Congress is not punished on Fox News...for working with a Democrat on a bill of common...[view article]

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Conservative media watchdogs push back on Obama's Fox News attack
Fox News - January 29, 2013

Conservative media critics are pushing back on Obama's suggestion that Capitol Hill Republicans would be more inclined to work across the aisle if they were "not punished" on Fox News and other outlets for doing so....[view article]

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US debt headed toward 200 percent of GDP even after 'fiscal cliff' deal
The Hill - January 29, 2013

The nation's long-term fiscal outlook hasn't significantly improved following the recent agreement between Congress and the White House over tax and spending issues, according to a new analysis....[view article]

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The Surprising Details About Sonia Sotomayor’s College Past That You Won’t Find in Her New Book
The Blaze - January 29, 2013

Sotomayor's time at Princeton takes up much of the book, but her account of her alma mater left a lot out, especially her involvement in left-wing politics and an explicitly anti-white club. This explains a great deal to those who want to know how this person thinks....[view article]

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US Consumer Confidence Tumbles on Financial Fears
NBC News - January 29, 2013

U.S. consumer confidence dropped in January to its lowest level in more than a year as Americans were more pessimistic about the economic outlook and their financial prospects, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday....[view article]

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CBS Runs Segment Called 'Let's Give Up On The Constitution'
Breitbart - January 28, 2013

I've got a simple idea: Let's give up on the Constitution. I know, it sounds radical, but it's really not. Constitutional disobedience is as American as apple pie....[view article]

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Obama Government Equal to Population in 1776
White House Dossier - January 24, 2013

Obama Monday invoked Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence to justify his expansive view of government, but Jefferson might be surprised to learn that the number of federal employees today is nearly equal to the entire population of the nation in 1776....[view article]

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Panetta opens combat roles to women
- January 24, 2013

Senior defense officials say Pentagon chief Leon Panetta is removing the military's ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after more than a decade at war....[view article]

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Obama's Second Inauguration - 60% Did Not Watch
Gallup.com - January 23, 2013

Thirty-eight percent of Americans interviewed Monday night said they watched or listened to the inauguration ceremonies as they happened....[view article]

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A Man Not in Touch With Reality: Joe Biden 'intoxicated' by 2016 run
POLITICO.com - January 23, 2013

Former plagerist, Joe Biden, summoned more than 200 Democratic insiders to the vice presidential residence Sunday night to chat about the 2012 triumph — but many walked away convinced his rising 2016 ambitions were the real intent of the long, intimate night....[view article]

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Investigators find State Department drew down Libya security as threats rose
Guardian - January 23, 2013

Congressional investigators have pieced together a series of decisions that led State Department officials to inexplicably draw down security in Libya last year even as threats and attacks against Western diplomats were rising in the violent, chaotic city of Benghazi where America’s ambassador was killed last Sept. 11....[view article]

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Boehner Commits to Ten-Year Balanced Budget
National Review Online - January 23, 2013

Speaker John Boehner told House Republicans this afternoon that the GOP's upcoming budget will balance the federal books in a decade....[view article]

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VIDEO: White House pushing out one of nation's top generals?
Fox News - January 23, 2013

The Most Honorable General Mattis: honesty not tolerated by the Obama club....[view article]

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Hillary Chokes Up
Weekly Standard - January 23, 2013

"For me, this is not just a matter of policy, it's personal," said Clinton, holding back tears. "I stood next to President Obama as the Marines carried those flag-draped caskets off the plane at Andrews....[view article]

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Security concerns grow over sale of US battery maker to Chinese company
Fox News - January 23, 2013

More than a decade of advanced American technology could be handed over to one of the country’s top economic rivals unless the government intervenes to stop the sale, lawmakers say....[view article]

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The Most Dangerous Sentence in Obama's Second Inaugural Address
Weekly Standard - January 23, 2013

First, our forebears were only able to "win the peace" because they first crushed our enemies in war. But under President Obama we're not committed to winning our wars. We're committed to ending them....[view article]

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Inauguration 2013: Inaugural prayer drops 'under God'
POLITICO.com - January 22, 2013

Civil rights legend Myrlie Evers-Williams on Monday quoted the Pledge of Allegiance during her invocation at Obama’s second Inauguration without saying “under God” but mentioned God and Jesus throughout the prayer....[view article]

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Egypt to Receive F-16s
The Free Beacon - January 22, 2013

The State Department has refused to cancel or delay the delivery of several American-made F-16 fighter jets to Egypt, claiming that the arms deal serves America's "regional security interests," according to an official State Department document obtained by the Free Beacon....[view article]

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As Roe v. Wade Turns 40, Foes Focus on State Capitols
AP - Associated Press - January 22, 2013

President Obama’s reelection bid emphasized abortion rights more than any other presidential campaign in history, warning women that their reproductive freedom was at stake on Nov. 6....[view article]

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Obama Admin Still Trying to Force Bible Publisher to Obey HHS Mandate
LifeNews.com - January 16, 2013

The Obama Administration is still trying to enforce its abortion pill mandate against a Bible publisher which filed a lawsuit against it....[view article]

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Chrysler to build Jeeps in China
- January 16, 2013

Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said the automaker plans to build some Jeeps in China for the local market - and later, in Russia....[view article]

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Southwestern Pa. hospital to stop baby deliveries
Fox News - January 16, 2013

A southwestern Pennsylvania hospital will stop delivering babies after March 31 because its obstetricians are either leaving or refocusing their practices, and because hospital officials believe they can't afford it based on projected reimbursements under looming federal health care reforms....[view article]

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'A new era of religious intolerance in America'
OneNewsNow.com - January 16, 2013

The Presidential Inauguration Committee says it wouldn't have invited Atlanta-area pastor Louie Giglio to speak at this year's event had it known about his views against the sin of homosexuality. That's amazing, says Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council....[view article]

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GOP congressman threatens impeachment if Obama uses executive action for gun control
The Daily Caller - January 15, 2013

Texas Republican Rep. Steve Stockman threatened Monday afternoon that he would file articles of impeachment against President Barack Obama if he institutes gun control measures with an executive order....[view article]

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Stop Borrowing Money from China to Pay for Abortions in America
Christian Newswire - January 15, 2013

With last week's revelation that over a half billion dollars in tax dollars is being funneled from Federal tax coffers to Planned Parenthood last year, Pro-Life Nation, Operation Rescue, and other pro-life leaders call upon Congress to refuse to raise the nation debt ceiling until Planned Parenthood is defunded.  ...[view article]

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Federal Welfare Spending to Skyrocket 80 Percent in Next Decade
Weekly Standard - January 15, 2013

Federal welfare spending will skyrocket 80 percent over the next decade, according to new analysis by the minority side of the Senate Budget Committee....[view article]

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Attendance likely to drop by a million for second Obama inauguration
McClatchy - January 15, 2013

Marvin Lyman figured it would be a breeze to fill two charter buses to go from Missouri to Washington for President Barack Obama’s inauguration, just as it was four years ago when Lyman’s phone rang off the hook with people eager to make the trip. Read more here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2013/01/14/179640/attendance-likely-to-drop-by-a.html#storylink=cpy...[view article]

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Sandy wrecked our house, but bureaucrats are keeping it broken.
Wall Street Journal - January 15, 2013

"What sort of people were these? What were they talking about? What office did they belong to? K. was living in a free country, after all, everywhere was at peace, all laws were decent and were upheld, who was it who dared accost him in his own home?"...[view article]

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Hagel and Defense
Jewish World Review - January 15, 2013

Biography isn't policy. President Obama's choice for secretary of defense, Chuck Hagel, former Nebraska Republican senator, has a resume most politicians can envy: a clean senatorial record, no ethical lapses and two purple hearts from a war many opposed and many more tried to avoid....[view article]

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CIAC Co-Chair Rep. Trent Franks's Press Release on Hagel Nomination
- January 15, 2013

The nomination of Senator Chuck Hagel has both sides of the pro-Israel aisle rightfully worried here in Washington. Government officials in Iran have called Hagel "the only silver lining in Obama's second administration." While prominent Senator Chuck Schumer recently expressed support for Hagel's nomination as Secretary of Defense, House Co-Chairs of the Israel Allies Caucus responded in...[view article]

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Ben Bernanke: Get rid of the debt ceiling, it has no practical value
Examiner.com - January 15, 2013

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke criticized the debt ceiling as an unusual device that can be used to prevent the United States from paying it's bills, as he suggested that the country would be better off if the debt limit did not exist....[view article]

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Congress has a Constitution problem — many don't understand document
Washington Times - January 15, 2013

Each of them takes an oath to defend the Constitution, but many House lawmakers either don’t understand the founding document or don’t take its precepts seriously, according to an analysis by The Washington Times that studied the constitutional backing that representatives submitted for each of the more than 3,000 bills they introduced in 2011....[view article]

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Constitution Threat: Biden suggests White House could act without Congress as part of gun control plan
Fox News - January 9, 2013

Vice President Biden suggested Wednesday that the White House could take unilateral action on gun control, as he kicked off a round of meetings aimed at finding ways to curb gun violence....[view article]

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Obama names Hagel and Brennan to lead Pentagon and CIA
BBC - January 9, 2013

US President Barack Obama has named Chuck Hagel to be his next defence secretary and counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan to lead the CIA, but the nominations may not go smoothly....[view article]

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What's in store for US national security?
Israel Hayom - January 9, 2013

The U.S. Senate vote on the nomination of John Brennan and Chuck Hagel to the positions of CIA Director and Secretary of Defense, respectively, will shape U.S. power projection and deterrence posture, global sanity, the war on Islamic terrorism and America's determination to avert the wrath of a nuclear Iran....[view article]

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Nuclear Security Helicopters Testing Radiation Levels Above DC Area
CBSNews.com - January 8, 2013

Helicopters have been conducting radiation tests above portions of the Washington, D.C. area using remote gamma radiation sensing technology. The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has been flying the radiation missions since Dec. 27, 2012 and they will continue until next Friday, Jan. 11. The flights have been conducted during daylight only, and the pilots fly about 80 miles per hour at 150 feet above the approximately 70-square mile radiation assessment area....[view article]

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Politics-Gov't Benghazi scandal scapegoats' fake resignations exposed?
OneNewsNow.com - January 3, 2013

The notorious cover-up is getting worse as four officials allegedly responsible for security failures at the U.S. compound in Libya are still found on State Department payroll after "resignations."...[view article]

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Fiscal Cliff Deal: $1 in Spending Cuts for Every $41 in Tax Increases
Breitbart - January 2, 2013

According to the Congressional Budget Office, the last-minute fiscal cliff deal reached by congressional leaders and President Barack Obama cuts only $15 billion in spending while increasing tax revenues by $620 billion—a 41:1 ratio of tax increases to spending cuts....[view article]

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Will White House use 'autopen' again to sign fiscal cliff bill?
The Daily Caller - January 2, 2013

The fiscal cliff bill is in Washington, but the president has flown off to Hawaii to finish his vacation. So how will he sign the must-pass, last-minute, no-time-to-spare bill?...[view article]

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North Korean leader, in rare address, seeks end to confrontation with South
Reuters - January 2, 2013

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called for an end to confrontation between the two Koreas, technically still at war in the absence of a peace treaty to end their 1950-53 conflict, in a surprise New Year's broadcast on state media....[view article]

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Secret Service plans bus barricades along inaugural parade route
- January 2, 2013

The U.S. Secret Service wants a contractor to provide 46 busses and 10 bus operators to provide barricading services along designated parade routes in the District of Columbia area for President Obama's second inauguration on Jan. 21....[view article]

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'Tsunami bomb' tested off New Zealand coast
Telegraph - January 2, 2013

The United States and New Zealand conducted secret tests of a "tsunami bomb" designed to destroy coastal cities by using underwater blasts to trigger massive tidal waves....[view article]

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Senate-Passed Deal Means Higher Tax on 77% of Households
Bloomberg - January 2, 2013

The budget deal passed by the U.S. Senate today would raise taxes on 77.1 percent of U.S. households, mostly because of the expiration of a payroll tax cut, according to preliminary estimates from the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center in Washington....[view article]

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CBS "Evening News" Report: Is ObamaCare Bad For Business?
Real Clear Politics - January 2, 2013

Most parts of Obamacare will take effect next year, but a lot of small businesses are already making plans....[view article]

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$1 Trillion Obamacare Tax Hike Hitting Today
- January 1, 2013

On January 1, regardless of the outcome of fiscal cliff negotiations, Americans will be hit with a $1 trillion Obamacare tax hike....[view article]

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Obama's Tax Hikes Won't Be Nearly Big Enough
The New Republic - December 31, 2012

Republicans want to reduce the size of the federal government, and they won’t take no for an answer. “I just want to shrink it down to the size where we can drown it in the bathtub,” Grover Norquist famously declared. And in negotiations over the fiscal cliff, they have insisted on cutting spending rather than raising taxes. “The President wants to pretend that spending isn’t the problem,” House Speaker John Boehner has complained....[view article]

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Google starts watching what you do off the Internet too
RT.com - December 21, 2012

The most powerful company on the Internet just got a whole lot creepier: a new service from Google merges offline consumer info with online intelligence, allowing advertisers to target users based on what they do at the keyboard and at the mall....[view article]

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Everyone is fair game: Spy agency conducts surveillance on all US citizens
RT.com - December 21, 2012

The Obama administration overruled recommendations from within the US Department of Homeland Security and implemented new guidelines earlier this year that allow the government to gather and analyze intelligence on every single US citizen....[view article]

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Right-wing conservatives concerned by Hagel
- December 21, 2012

  'Introduction to the Reading of Hagel' - William Kristol The Weekly Standard The Weekly Standard has obtained a fact sheet circulating widely on Capitol Hill. It details the record on a number of issues of former GOP senator Chuck Hagel, a leading candidate to be nominated by President Obama as the next Secretary of Defense: Introduction to the reading of Hagel Terrorism 1. In November 2001, Hagel was one of 11 Senators who refused to sign a letter requesting President Bush not meet with Yassir...[view article]

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Hagel a Dangerous Choice for Defense
Family Security Matters - December 21, 2012

The conventional wisdom is that President Obama dodged a politically perilous "bullet" when he declined to nominate Susan Rice as the next secretary of state. Had he done so, the president would have provided his critics a high-profile platform for exposing and critiquing his administration's conduct with respect to Benghazigate and the larger, dangerous practice of "engaging" Islamists, of which it was a particularly dismal example....[view article]

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Senator wants to limit broadband data caps
Tech Hive - December 21, 2012

A U.S. senator has introduced legislation that limits the ability of broadband providers to impose data caps on customers. ...[view article]

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Fiscal Cliff's Dirty Secret: It's Not About Taxes At All, But Too Much Spending
IBD - December 20, 2012

There's a lot of talk right now about an impending fiscal cliff. But we already went over a cliff economically in this country a long time ago....[view article]

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Another Victory Against the Abortion Pill Mandate
- December 20, 2012

The D.C. Court of Appeals issued a major victory in the ongoing litigation battle against the HHS Mandate, the government edict mandating that employers pay for abortion-inducing drugs in employee health plans....[view article]

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Hillary in Hiding
New York Post - December 20, 2012

There were a few surprises in the State Department's report on the terrorist attack in Benghazi, which went public Tuesday night, costing three bureaucrats their jobs....[view article]

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Chaffetz: State Dept Hiding Benghazi Survivors
Breitbart - December 13, 2012

Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R- UT) told Breitbart News on Wednesday that he has been “thwarted” by the State Department from seeing any Americans who survived the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in  Benghazi. Many people forget that there were Americans who survived the Benghazi attack, some of whom were badly injured and are still recovering....[view article]

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Morocco: Nation Hosts International 'Friends of Syria' Conference in Marrakech
- December 12, 2012

Today, Morocco hosts the fourth ministerial meeting of the international "Friends of Syria" group in Marrakech, which more than 100 delegations are expected to attend, including members of Syria's new opposition coalition, to reach agreement on a common strategy to ensure a political transition in Syria and mobilize vital aid for refugees caught in the humanitarian crisis, as winter sets in....[view article]

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Obama Lawyers to Judge: Don't Watch bin Laden Film
- December 12, 2012

There can really only be one reason why Obama administration lawyers would try to keep the judge from seeing the film – they believe it will weaken their case....[view article]

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ECFA Issues New Standard for Compensation-Setting Practices
Christian Newswire - December 11, 2012

ECFA has announced the addition of new policies for setting compensation for top leaders of its member organizations. These practices become effective Jan. 1, 2014, allowing ECFA-accredited churches and Christian nonprofit organizations time to implement the changes. IFA is a member of the ECFA....[view article]

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75 Percent of Obama's Proposed Tax Hikes to Go Toward New Spending
Weekly Standard - December 11, 2012

Seventy-five percent of the new revenue pulled in by President Barack Obama's "fiscal cliff" plan would go toward new spending, not toward deficit reduction, the Republican side of the Senate Budget Committee contends. Here's a chart, detailing how money from the new tax hikes would be distributed:...[view article]

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Atheists Trying to Shut Down Congressional Prayer Caucus
CNS News - December 10, 2012

In what one Republican calls an "unprecedented" move, an atheist group is advising all newcomers to the U.S. House of Representatives to stay away from the Congressional Prayer Caucus....[view article]

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Pentagon's Plan X: how it could change cyberwarfare
Jewish World Review - December 10, 2012

The Pentagon has always been secretive about its desire and ability to carry out offensive cyberwarfare. Now, Plan X makes it clear that offensive cyberattacks will be in the Pentagon playbook...[view article]

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The Sebelius Coverup
Weekly Standard - December 10, 2012

Many states are wisely signaling that they aren't interested in doing the Obama administration's bidding on Obamacare. As a result, many if not most of Obamacare's insurance exchanges - the heart of the beast - will have to be set up and run by the Obama administration at the federal level....[view article]

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States still have power to reject Obamacare and should
The Daily Caller - December 6, 2012

Obama's re-election may have seemed like a final victory for Obamacare, especially after the Supreme Court's inexplicable decision last June to uphold the controversial law's mandate on virtually all Americans to purchase health insurance. But we who cherish health care freedom aren't giving up....[view article]

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Post-US world born in Phnom Penh
Asia Times Online - December 3, 2012

It is symptomatic of the national condition of the United States that the worst humiliation ever ...[view article]

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Corruption: Obama Calls Rice 'Extraordinary,' as Another Republican Voices Concerns
The New York Times - November 29, 2012

Obama came to the defense of Susan E. Rice, his embattled ambassador to the United Nations, on Wednesday even as she came under fire from another Republican senator and saw her prospects for becoming secretary of state further clouded....[view article]

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Here we go again: Government weeks away from hitting debt ceiling
McClatchy - November 29, 2012

While official Washington is focused on potential tax hikes and automatic spending cuts, another fiscal crisis looms on the horizon. A report released Tuesday warned that the federal government is likely to hit a ceiling on issuing new debt come late December and could begin defaulting on obligations by mid-February. Read more here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2012/11/27/175697/here-we-go-again-government-weeks.html#storylink=cpy...[view article]

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Britain's millionaire exodus is a wake-up call to Barack Obama's high tax America
Family Security Matters - November 29, 2012

As The Telegraph's Robert Winnett reported earlier today, "almost two-thirds of the country's million-pound earners disappeared from Britain after the introduction of the 50p top rate of tax."...[view article]

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Grecian Formula Man
New York Post - November 28, 2012

Unless you’ve played ostrich, you know the lessons of the pastl election. Republicans must give up their principles and be more like Democrats, or they’ll go extinct. Wrong!...[view article]

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2014 Senate Picture Promising For GOP, With Right Candidates
National Journal - November 28, 2012

What a difference two years makes for Senate Republicans.  After a cycle punctuated by disappointing recruits, missed opportunities and disastrous results, the party has already started the new cycle on an impressive note, even before the new year -- and a new campaign committee chairman -- arrives....[view article]

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Who changed the Benghazi talking points?
CBSNews.com - November 28, 2012

The question was first raised 12 days ago when former CIA Director General David Petraeus told members of Congress that his original talking points cleared for public dissemination included the likely involvement by terrorists and an al-Qaeda affiliate. Petraeus said somebody removed the references before they were used to inform the public....[view article]

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Supremes allow new challenge to Obamacare
WorldNetDaily - November 26, 2012

It's back to court for Obama and his advisers who are fighting for their state-run Obamacare rules and regulations....[view article]

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IRS blamed in massive South Carolina data breach
PC World - November 21, 2012

South Carolina's governor faulted an outdated Internal Revenue Service standard as a contributing factor to a massive data breach that exposed Social Security numbers of 3.8 million taxpayers plus credit card and bank account data....[view article]

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Islamic Cult: Hamas 'blesses' terror attack on Tel Aviv bus
The Jerusalem Post - November 21, 2012

Satanic inspired HAMAS handed out sweet cakes in Gaza's main hospital after TA bombing, celebratory gunfire reported throughout Strip....[view article]

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How's that ObamaCare waiver workin' out for ya?
OneNewsNow.com - November 20, 2012

The ObamaCare waiver winners are now in the same miserable boat as every other business struggling with the crushing costs and burdens of "the mandate"....[view article]

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More Dead Child Fakery by Hamas; CNN Fooled
Breitbart - November 19, 2012

Lies - all - lies! Hamas has once again apparently been caught faking an image of a dead Palestinian child--this time using a child likely killed by its own rocket fire and claiming that an Israeli attack was responsible. CNN's Sara Sidner ran a full report on the child's death, strongly implying that an Israeli bomb had been responsible....[view article]

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U.S. Postal Service on a 'Tightrope' Lost $15.9 Billion
Bloomberg - November 15, 2012

The U.S. Postal Service said its net loss last year widened to $15.9 billion, more than the $15 billion it had projected, as mail volume continued to drop, falling 5 percent....[view article]

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CNS News - November 15, 2012

If all 47 million food stamp recipients voted for Obama, it would account for 75.4 percent of Obama's 62.3 million votes....[view article]

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Petraeus agrees to testify on Libya before congressional committees
Fox News - November 14, 2012

Former CIA Director David Petraeus has agreed to testify about the Libya terror attack before the House and Senate intelligence committees, Fox News has learned. ...[view article]

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Obama Donor's Corporation Lays Off Employees Due to ObamaCare
Breitbart - November 14, 2012

Stryker Corporation has announced that it will close its facility in Orchard Park, New York, eliminating 96 jobs next month. It will also counter the medical device tax in Obamacare by eliminating 5% of their global workforce, an estimated 1,170 positions....[view article]

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Obama To GOP On Susan Rice: "If They Want To Go After Somebody, They Should Go After Me"
Real Clear Politics - November 14, 2012

"As I said before, she made an appearance at the request of the White House in which she gave her best understanding of the intelligence that had been provided to her. If Senator McCain and Senator Graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me....[view article]

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Wealthy Dump Assets Amid Worries About Going Over 'Cliff'
NBC News - November 13, 2012

They're worried about the "fiscal cliff," which is when tax cuts expire and spending cuts are set to go into effect at the end of the year....[view article]

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Upside Down Flag Protests Over Election Sparking Controversy
CBSNews.com - November 13, 2012

It is becoming a growing form of protest over the outcome of the Presidential Election; people flying the American Flag upside down. But now those protests are sparking a protest of their own....[view article]

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These are the Obama tax hikes that will really hurt
- November 13, 2012

While Obama and the Honorable Speaker Boehner have been talking about what to do about tax rates on labor income, little has been said about the rise in dividend and capital gains tax rates - and how they intersect with the sky-high U.S. corporate tax rate....[view article]

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Budget-cutters eye healthcare law's insurance subsidies
The Hill - November 12, 2012

Obama’s healthcare law breathed a sigh of relief Tuesday, but they’re already back at work trying to protect one of its key provisions from budget cuts....[view article]

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Homosexuals groups push Obama for executive order on discrimination
The Hill - November 12, 2012

Buoyed by the approval of same-sex marriage in several states on Election Day, lobbyists for homosexuals plan to prod Obama to sign an executive order that would ban discrimination by federal contractors against homosexual and transgendered people. Obama who is a "known homosexual supporter" is called upon to act on this unrighteous sin....[view article]

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Virginia store closes for a day to 'mourn the loss of America'
Washington Times - November 9, 2012

Virginia's 13 electoral votes went to Obama for the second straight election, and the proprietor of a store in the south central city of Bedford is not hiding his dismay....[view article]

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Benghazi documents available to senators only when they are out of town
Foreign Policy - November 9, 2012

"...since no [Senate] member is in town," the aide said. "The timing and limited access clearly demonstrates Obama cares more about playing politics with the tragedy than accepting responsibility." Ambassador Stevens' death is being deliberately covered up, but the truth will come out and when it does the nation will be shocked!....[view article]

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Why Stocks May Keep Falling: 'The Sugar High Will End'
NBC News - November 8, 2012

Investors cast their own vote on the presidential race Wednesday, and the result was a landslide rout that could have lasting repercussions beyond Tuesday's results....[view article]

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Obama has worked hard for this: 'We're Going to Get Downgraded'
CNS News - November 8, 2012

An economic analyst invited by the State Department to brief a group of foreign journalists on the U.S. economy on Election Day responded to a question from a reporter from the Egyptian newspaper Al Wafd by predicting that U.S. Treasury securities-the means by which the U.S. government finances its debt--will be downgraded again....[view article]

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New Obama slogan has long ties to Marxism, socialism
Washington Times - November 8, 2012

The Obama campaign apparently didn't look backwards into history when selecting its new campaign slogan, "Forward" - a word with a long and rich association with European Marxism. Don't be fooled, this is Marxism 101....[view article]

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Good News: Holder Announces He Might Not Stay On As Attorney General
CBSNews.com - November 8, 2012

Attorney General Eric Holder might not be sticking around for a second term....[view article]

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Employment Level Growth Under Obama Sets a Post-World War II Low
Breitbart - November 6, 2012

The most recent jobs report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) contains some disheartening statistics, reflecting just why Obama’s campaign is so off kilter. As usual, the media have chosen to focus on the two items most familiar to the general public, the monthly jobs number and the unemployment rate....[view article]

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Fort Hood shooting victims sue government, accused shooter
Reuters - November 6, 2012

Families and victims of a mass shooting in 2009 at the Fort Hood military base in Texas filed a wrongful death suit on Monday against the U.S. government, the accused Moslem cult gunman and the estate of an alleged al Qaeda leader....[view article]

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Obama Mural in Polling Station
Fox News - November 6, 2012

Talking about conflict of interest! Voters are forced to gaze at his face when they cast their vote....[view article]

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Going Out on a Limb: Romney Beats Obama, Handily
Rasmussen Report - November 5, 2012

Fundamentals usually prevail in American elections. That's bad news for a man like Obama. True, Americans want to think well of qualified and vetted presidents....[view article]

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Energy Department emails suggest White House misleading the public about green energy loans
The Daily Caller - November 5, 2012

The House Oversight Committee has released a memorandum containing more emails that suggest the White House was putting political pressure on Department of Energy employees to fast track government-backed loan guarantees for green energy firms, despite the Obama administration having publicly denied that politics played any role....[view article]

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Hundreds of Senior Officers Endorse Romney in AD
Washington Times - November 5, 2012

Hundreds of senior officers endorse Romney in Washington Times ad....[view article]

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Print Article Send a Tip by AWR Hawkins 4 Nov 2012 115 post a comment Amid last week's news that Colin Powell had endorsed Obama, attention turned to which members of the military, active and re
Breitbart - November 5, 2012

As of right now, "500 former military admirals and generals" are set to endorse Romney via a full page Washington Times ad on Monday. The ad will bear the caption: "We, the undersigned, proudly support Governor Mitt Romney as our nation's next President and Commander-in-Chief."...[view article]

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CBS Releases Unaired Footage Of Obama Refusing To Call Benghazi A Terror Attack
CBSNews.com - November 5, 2012

OBAMA: Well it’s too early to tell exactly how this came about, what group was involved, but obviously it was an attack on Americans. And we are going to be working with the Libyan government to make sure that we bring these folks to justice, one way or the other. CAUGHT! EXPOSED! BUSTED!...[view article]

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Racial divide worse under Obama
OneNewsNow.com - November 5, 2012

The Obama presidency has not ushered in a new era of racial tranquility because, despite all the hype, it's not what it has been about. The real tension in America today is not about black versus white but about liberalism versus conservatism....[view article]

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VIDEO: CONSERVATISM CALLING
YouTube.com - November 4, 2012

Facts before the nation: You decide!...[view article]

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Petraeus and Panetta Speak—But Not Obama
Weekly Standard - November 2, 2012

Seven weeks later, the White House still hasn't explained what President Obama did and didn't do during the seven hours of the attack on Benghazi on September 11. And there's been no response from the White House to questions asked by senators or THE WEEKLY STANDARD or David Ignatius in the Washington Post. There is a lot to keep from the American voter. Very damaging information being withheld says many of the informed....[view article]

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Special Report: Benghazi may be the end of this presidency
- November 2, 2012

By Bill Wilson, KIN Senior Analyst Regardless of the outcome of the Nov. 6 election, President Barack Obama will be embroiled in the Sept. 11 murders, in Benghazi, of the U.S. Ambassador to Libya and three other Americans. This single event, if prosecuted by the appropriate authorities, has the potential to end this Administration or, at least, cripple it for the next four years if Obama remains in office. If he does not remain in office, there likely could be ongoing criminal...[view article]

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Obama's Benghazi investigator tied to Hamas, Soros
WorldNetDaily - November 2, 2012

The Obama administration's lead investigator into the Benghazi attack, former Ambassador Thomas Pickering, previously held clandestine meetings with Hamas aimed at opening U.S. dialogue with the terrorist group, according to informed Middle Eastern security officials....[view article]

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Facebook censors Navy SEALs for claiming Obama denied them help
RT.com - November 1, 2012

Social media giant Facebook has removed a message by the Special Operations Speaks PAC (SOS), which shed negative light on US President Obama for denying a request for military support in Benghazi before the deadly attack on the consulate....[view article]

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Sen. Graham: Obama move on defense layoff notices 'patently illegal'
The Hill - November 1, 2012

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) says that he will do anything he can to block the Obama administration from reimbursing defense contractors for severance costs if the firms don’t send layoff notices to employees....[view article]

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Election watchdogs keep wary eye on paperless e-voting systems
Tech Hive - November 1, 2012

As the clock winds down to what could turn out to be an extremely close presidential race, some election watchdogs are keeping a wary eye on paperless electronic voting machines that are scheduled to be used in several key states and jurisdictions around the country....[view article]

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Senators Again Urge Obama to Answer Key Questions about Benghazi Attack
Weekly Standard - October 31, 2012

Four senators sent a letter to the White House today, urging Obama and his advisers to answer the growing list of questions about the 9/11 attack in Benghazi, Libya, which lawmakers have posed in writing to his administration over the last month. We smell a rat....[view article]

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Sean Hannity on Benghazi Audio Tapes: “I've Heard They Are Very D...ing” (Video)
Gateway Pundit - October 31, 2012

Sean Hannity was debating liberal Juan Williams Tuesday on the Benghazi massacre. Hannity revealed this on the audio tapes of Tyrone Woods begging for air support on 9-11, "My sources tell me they're pretty damning, Juan. They're begging for help."...[view article]

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Obamacare exempts millions--prisoners, illegals, welfare recipients
Examiner.com - October 31, 2012

In just 14 months, Americans will be required to prove that they have federally "qualified" health insurance or face an Obamacare tax of $695 to $2,085. That is unless you are in prison, below the poverty line, or are an undocumented immigrant, according to the anti-tax group Americans for Tax Reform....[view article]

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VIDEO: New information on Benghazi - Libya - New emails show administration knew about terrorist involvement as the attack happened
Fox News - October 24, 2012

ALERT! Obama knew about the facts in the Benghazi raid as it was unfolding and lied to the American public for days after the event. Proof has been gathered in documents, emails, etc. and being made public....[view article]

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CBS VIDEO: Romney Wins CBS Focus Group In Ohio
CBSNews.com - October 23, 2012

Dean Reynolds held a focus group in Ohio on CBS News, which Mitt Romney won with a clear majority (October 23, 2012)....[view article]

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Obama campaign accepted foreign Web donation -- and may be hiding more
New York Post - October 22, 2012

The Obama re-election campaign has accepted at least one foreign donation in violation of the law — and does nothing to check on the provenance of millions of dollars in other contributions, a watchdog group alleges....[view article]

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Donald Trump claims Barack Obama bombshell
POLITICO.com - October 22, 2012

Donald Trump said Monday that he will reveal "very big" news about President Barack Obama by Wednesday but declined to give any hints about his plan, he said on "Fox & Friends."...[view article]

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Chavez, Castro, Putin: Four more years!
Washington Times - October 22, 2012

Our enemies know who to promote for their interests?...[view article]

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New York Times Caught Editing Iran Story After White House Denials
Breitbart - October 22, 2012

The New York Times claimed yesterday, two days before the presidential candidates' foreign policy debate, that the White House had reached an agreement with the Iranian regime to pursue direct talks. White House rushed to deny the story--and early this morning, the Daily Caller reports that the Times had changed it, but without indicating that changes had been made. Manipulation! Manipulation! Manipulation!...[view article]

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Morning Examiner: Mitt's economic momentum
Washington Examiner - October 22, 2012

Why are Americans breaking for Romney? The story is almost identical in both polls: voters just believe Romney has the better plan on the economy. The Wall Street Journal reports: You choose!...[view article]

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Talks with Iran looming? Garbage, says military vet.
OneNewsNow.com - October 22, 2012

A 23-year military intelligence veteran is casting strong suspicion on weekend statements from Obama's re-election campaign that talks with Iran are imminent....[view article]

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79% of Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinics Target Blacks, Hispanics
LifeNews.com - October 18, 2012

As Planned Parenthood marks its 96th anniversary today, new research shows the abortion business targets blacks and Hispanics by putting 79% of its abortion clinics in minority neighborhoods....[view article]

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Moderator Crowley says Romney 'right in the main' on Libya, despite debate intervention
Fox News - October 18, 2012

The moderator in Tuesday night's presidential debate, after appearing to side with Obama on the question of whether he called the Libya strike a terror attack from the start, conceded afterward that Mitt Romney was "right" on the broader point -- that the administration for days insisted it was a spontaneous act....[view article]

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Lie Exposed: Weekly Jobless Claims Drop Proves to Be Short-Lived
NBC News - October 18, 2012

Weekly applications for U.S. unemployment benefits jumped 46,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 388,000, the highest in four months. The increase represents a rebound from the previous week's sharp drop. Both swings were largely due to technical (deception) factors exposed....[view article]

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The 7-Eleven Administration Statistic
Weekly Standard - October 18, 2012

In the wake of the Treasury Department's newly released summary of federal spending for 2012, it's now possible to detail just how profligate the Obama years have been. Here's the upshot: Under Obama, for every $7 we've had, we've spent nearly $11 (or, to be more exact, $10.95). That's like a family that makes $70,000 a year - and is already knee-deep in debt - blowing nearly $110,000 a year....[view article]

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Obama: Women 'Rely' on Planned Parenthood for Mammograms; FDA: That is a lie - No They Don't
CNS News - October 18, 2012

During Tuesday's second presidential debate, President Barack Obama said that women "rely" on Planned Parenthood for mammograms, but, according to the Food and Drug Administration, no Planned Parenthood facility in the United States is licensed to do mammograms....[view article]

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Heritage Experts' Roundup of the Second Presidential Debate
The Foundry - October 18, 2012

In his closing argument, Obama presented himself as a champion of free enterprise. Then came the ominous "but": "But I also believe that everybody should have a fair shot and everybody should do their fair share and everybody should play by the same rules."...[view article]

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Debate fallout: The mammogram lie
OneNewsNow.com - October 18, 2012

Obama stood firm on his support for Planned Parenthood during Tuesday's debate with Mitt Romney. But two prominent pro-life leaders state Obama also perpetuated a lie regarding the abortion agency's services....[view article]

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Chicagoans to Rally in Record Numbers Against Obamacare HHS Mandate on Saturday
- October 18, 2012

This Saturday, just 17 days before Election Day, concerned citizens of Chicago will take to the streets to voice public opposition to the Obama administration's Health and Human Services Mandate. The HHS Mandate forces all employers -- including religious schools and hospitals -- to provide free contraceptives, surgical sterilizations, and abortion-inducing drugs through their health plans, regardless of religious or moral convictions....[view article]

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Violent crime jumps 18 percent in 2011, first rise in nearly 20 years
Fox News - October 18, 2012

Violent crimes unexpectedly jumped 18 percent last year, the first rise in nearly 20 years, and property crimes rose for first time in a decade. But academic experts said the new government data fall short of signaling a reversal of the long decline in crime....[view article]

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Marxism: Welfare spending jumps 32 percent in four years
Washington Times - October 18, 2012

Welfare spending has grown substantially over the past four years, reaching $746 billion in 2011 - or more than Social Security, basic defense spending or any other single chunk of the federal government - according to a new memo by the Congressional Research Service....[view article]

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Election 2012 Likely Voters Trial Heat: Obama vs. Romney - R-52% - D-45%
Gallup.com - October 18, 2012

All registered voters are asked: "Suppose the presidential election were held today, and it included Barack Obama and Joe Biden as the Democratic Party's candidates and Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan as the Republican Party's candidates....[view article]

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Obama Funding Police Spotters on Overpasses in Two States
CNS News - October 17, 2012

Thanks to a cash infusion from the Obama administration, motorists in Connecticut and Massachusetts may see police spotters on overpasses, looking for people who are texting while driving....[view article]

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Debate Was Not a Game Changer
Weekly Standard - October 17, 2012

Too bad for Obama that he saved his aggressive performance for his second debate with Mitt Romney. If he had done as well in the first debate, the presidential race might look different today....[view article]

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Gallup: Romney Pulling Away
Breitbart - October 17, 2012

All we heard after the vice presidential debate last Thursday night was how much good the cackling, slightly unbalanced Joe Biden had done for an Obama campaign that had been rocked by Mitt Romney's overwhelming performance in the first presidential debate. Well, now we know that just isn't the case. Since the VP debate, Romney's increased his lead in Gallup to 51-45%....[view article]

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Wood County resident Charles Scott filed the lawsuit, claiming that displaying the national motto, "In God We Trust," and offering an invocation before meetings violates the First Amendment
New York Post - October 17, 2012

If the test of last night’s showdown is whether President Obama was more aggressive and energetic than he was in the first debate, then he wins the Comeback Kid award. But if the standard is who is more focused and better prepared to create jobs and improve the American economy in the next four years, then the winner was Mitt Romney....[view article]

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Swing States poll: Women push Romney into lead
Gallup.com - October 16, 2012

A new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll of the Swing States shows Mitt Romney with a lead among likely voters as he strengthens his standing with women in the nation's top battlegrounds....[view article]

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Jack Welch: I Was Right About That Strange Jobs Report
Wall Street Journal - October 11, 2012

Imagine a country where challenging the ruling authorities—questioning, say, a piece of data released by central headquarters—would result in mobs of administration sympathizers claiming you should feel "embarrassed" and labeling you a fool, or worse....[view article]

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Understanding the meaning behind Obama's words
OneNewsNow.com - October 11, 2012

A popular conservative writer says Obama's rhetoric of "hope and change" is not truly understood by Democrats and the media -- and that a proper understanding of Obama's worldview explains his frustrations with the nation of Israel....[view article]

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Scalia says abortion, gay rights are easy cases
- October 11, 2012

Justice Antonin Scalia says his method of interpreting the Constitution makes some of the most hotly disputed issues that come before the Supreme Court among the easiest to resolve....[view article]

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Iran's secret nuclear-bomb plant revealed
WorldNetDaily - October 10, 2012

Iranian scientists are nearing completion of a nuclear warhead, having already successfully tested an implosion system and neutron detonator at a secret site while enriching uranium to weapons grade, according to a former Iranian intelligence officer....[view article]

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Election Official: Obama Volunteers May Have Broken Law
- October 10, 2012

A Florida election supervisor has expressed grave concerns over allegations that Organizing For America volunteers misrepresented themselves as elections officials to gain access to high schools so they could register teenagers to vote....[view article]

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Obama's ring: 'There is no god but Allah'?
WorldNetDaily - October 10, 2012

As a student at Harvard Law School, then-bachelor Barack Obama's practice of wearing a gold band on his wedding-ring finger puzzled his colleagues. Now, newly published photographs of Obama from the 1980s show that the ring Obama wore on his wedding-ring finger as an unmarried student is the same ring Michelle Robinson put on his finger at the couple's wedding ceremony in 1992....[view article]

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ABC News scrambles to downplay Obama's attendance at VP debate moderator's wedding
- October 10, 2012

Obama was a guest at the 1991 wedding of ABC senior foreign correspondent and vice presidential debate moderator Martha Raddatz, The Daily Caller has learned. Obama and groom Julius Genachowski, whom Obama would later tap to head the Federal Communications Commission, were Harvard Law School classmates at the time and members of the Harvard Law Review....[view article]

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Rep. Issa closes in on Clinton
The Hill - October 10, 2012

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is setting his sights on his biggest political target yet: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Issa, the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is treading more carefully than he did with his investigation of Attorney General Eric Holder and the Fast and Furious gun-tracking program, which led to a House vote placing Holder in contempt....[view article]

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Obama Sent Same Form Letter to Parents of All Fallen Soldiers, Marines, SEALs
- October 10, 2012

A Houston man is upset that Obama sent his family a late, impersonal, form letter after his son was killed in Afghanistan this year....[view article]

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CORRUPTION: Sebelius Caught at Obama Phone Bank After Breaking Election Law
LifeNews.com - October 10, 2012

On the heels of a report showing she broke the law in advocating for Obama’s re-election, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was caught walking into an Obama re-election call center....[view article]

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Panetta: US sends forces to Jordan
AP - Associated Press - October 10, 2012

The United States has sent military troops to the Jordan-Syria border to bolster that country's military capabilities in the event that violence escalates along its border with Syria, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Wednesday....[view article]

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Obama Defends Debate Performance: 'I Was Just Too Polite' - (But we all know the truth)
Weekly Standard - October 10, 2012

Obama defended his pathetic debate performance last week by saying that he "was just too polite."...[view article]

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Daily Swing State Tracking Poll: Obama Dropping
Rasmussen Report - October 9, 2012

In the 11 swing states, Mitt Romney earns 49% support to Obama’s 47%. One percent (1%) likes another candidate, and three percent (3%) are undecided.It appears that intelligence is on the rise....[view article]

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Kansas officials under investigation for misconduct in Planned Parenthood prosecution
LifeNews.com - October 9, 2012

Operation Rescue has been informed by the Office of the Disciplinary Administrator that ethics complaints filed against Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe have been docketed and will be investigated....[view article]

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Surge: Romney Leads In All 11 Swing States
Breitbart - October 9, 2012

On top of all the other magic he works, Scott Rasmussen also conducts a daily poll of the eleven swing states won by Obama in 2008 and considered competitive today. This includes Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin. Romney has not been in the lead in this poll since Sept. 19. As recently as last week, Obama was 4 to 6 points ahead. Eyes are truly opening....[view article]

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Father of fallen Marine upset by Obama's pathetic letter
Houston.com - October 9, 2012

Man who lost a son to the war in Afghanistan is disappointed in the condolence letter he received from Obama....[view article]

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North Korea says its missiles can reach US
Guardian - October 9, 2012

More importantly for North Korea is the fact that the U.S. could make them a flattened, and glow in the dark island peninsula in twenty minutes or less....[view article]

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Obama loses 
lead on key 
voter issues: economy, national security
Washington Times - October 9, 2012

Voters now give Mitt Romney the nod when it comes to handling national security, and he has recaptured a lead over Obama when voters are asked who will do a better job on the economy — findings that spell bad news for the incumbent....[view article]

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Candidates Zero In on Ohio as Romney Gains in Polls
Real Clear Politics - October 9, 2012

On Monday night, Obama sounded like a candidate digging deeper for a late burst of speed and prepared to lean into the tape at a photo finish in November. Post-debate polls indicate Mitt Romney has edged past Obama among likely voters, including in the Midwest, and on Tuesday both men rededicated themselves to the contest in Ohio with less than a month left in the race....[view article]

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Sept. jobless report labeled 'a setup'
OneNewsNow.com - October 9, 2012

A Christian financial expert is reacting to Friday's unemployment rate report out of Washington, calling the alleged drop "deceptive" and indicative of why Americans are losing faith in their government under this current administration....[view article]

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Ministers defy prohibition on endorsing candidates
AP - Associated Press - October 8, 2012

The pastor of Skyline Church says the law needs to be challenged to prove that it's an unconstitutional violation of pastors' free speech and religious rights. "We believe it's our biblical authority to obey God -- and it's our constitutional right, based upon the First Amendment," says the pastor....[view article]

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ObamaPhones Profiting Donors
The Free Beacon - October 8, 2012

A wireless company profiting from the so-called "Obama phone" giveaway program is run by a prominent Democratic donor whose wife has raised more than $1.5 million for the president since 2007....[view article]

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AARP objects to Obama invoking group's support during debate
Fox News - October 4, 2012

The AARP, which put itself in the middle of the health care debate by endorsing ObamaCare, now is telling President Obama to keep the group out of his political talking points. People are dropping out of AARP by the thousands because AARP supported Obamacare and for that support it is reported that they gained billions...for now....[view article]

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U.S. warns Europe on Palestinian U.N. move
UPI - October 4, 2012

Washington told European leaders backing a Palestinian bid for enhanced U.N. status would hurt peace and likely lead to U.S. cuts in Palestinian Authority aid....[view article]

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BIRTHS IN U.S. DOWN FOR FOUR STRAIGHT YEARS
AP - Associated Press - October 3, 2012

U.S. births fell for the fourth year in a row, the government reported Wednesday, with experts calling it more proof that the weak economy has continued to dampen enthusiasm for having children....[view article]

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Cheney: Obama Administration "Involved In A Cover Up" Of Libya Attack
Real Clear Politics - October 3, 2012

FORMER VICE PRESIDENT DICK CHENEY: I think the danger from [the Obama Administration's] standpoint is that this whole episode of Benghazi demonstrates that they don't have a handle on foreign policy and national security matters....[view article]

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October 3, 2012 Exclusive: In heated '07 speech, Obama lavishes praise on Wright, says feds 'don't care' about New Orleans [VIDEO]
The Daily Star - October 3, 2012

In a video obtained exclusively by The Daily Caller, then-presidential candidate Barack Obama tells an audience of black ministers, including the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, that the U.S. government shortchanged Hurricane Katrina victims because of racism....[view article]

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Intelligence effort named citizens, not terrorists
AP - Associated Press - October 3, 2012

A multibillion-dollar information-sharing program created in the aftermath of 9/11 has improperly collected information about innocent Americans and produced little valuable intelligence on terrorism, a Senate report concludes. It portrays an effort that ballooned far beyond anyone's ability to control....[view article]

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Brody File Exclusive Obama Video: Calls Fetus a 'Potential Life'
CBN News - October 3, 2012

A new video has surfaced and The Brody File has the exclusive. It shows Obama talking about how the human fetus is a “potential life.” (As opposed to God created real life.)...[view article]

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Social Security in the Red, Second Year Running
The American Interest - October 3, 2012

Congressional Budget Office is reporting that, for the second year running, Social Security paid out more than it took in last year. Outlays, says the CBO, exceeded revenue by 4 percent....[view article]

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Debt Jumped $1.2759T in FY 2012; Up $10,855 Per Household in Just 12 Months; Beats 2011
CNS News - October 2, 2012

According to the U.S. Treasury, the debt of the U.S. government climbed by a total of $1,275,901,078,828.74 in fiscal 2012, which ended yesterday....[view article]

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Property Owners Face a New Surtax
Wall Street Journal - October 2, 2012

The housing market may indeed be recovering, as many experts suggest, but investors are still struggling to understand what, if any, taxes they'll owe upon selling their homes. At issue is how the new "Medicare tax" will apply to real-estate transactions....[view article]

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Poll: Plurality say polls biased for Obama
The Hill - October 2, 2012

A plurality of Americans and more than seven in 10 Republicans say pollsters are intentionally skewing results to benefit Obama, according to a new poll released Tuesday....[view article]

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Electronic monitoring by Justice Department on the rise under Obama, ACLU says
Fox News - October 2, 2012

The instances of the Justice Department monitoring electronic communications such as phone calls, emails and even social network updates without a warrant has increased by as much as 60 percent in recent years, according to the American Civil Liberties Union....[view article]

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VA employees turned Orlando conferences into taxpayer funded vacations
Guardian - October 2, 2012

Its budget and facilities already stretched thin, the Veterans Affairs Department wasted money on two summertime training conference to the vacation hot spot of Orlando, Fla., that cost taxpayers more than $6 million and let federal employees collect freebie gifts like meals, helicopter tours, limo rides, massages and show tickets from contractors, an internal investigation has found....[view article]

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Afghanistan: Bomber kills 14 including 3 US troops
AP - Associated Press - October 1, 2012

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A suicide bomber driving a motorcycle packed with explosives rammed his bike into a joint Afghan-American patrol on Monday morning in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 14 people including three U.S. troops and their translator, officials said....[view article]

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White House Hack Attack
The Free Beacon - October 1, 2012

Chinese hackers break in to White House military office network in charge of the president’s nuclear football...[view article]

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Pat Caddell: Media Have Become An "Enemy Of The American People"
Real Clear Politics - October 1, 2012

In recent remarks to an AIM conference, "ObamaNation: A Day of Truth," former Democratic pollster and analyst Pat Caddell said, "I think we're at the most dangerous time in our political history in terms of the balance of power in the role that the media plays in whether or not we maintain a free democracy."...[view article]

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Gheen: Obama acting 'outside the law' with DHS plan
OneNewsNow.com - October 1, 2012

A border-enforcement advocate is blasting Obama over the Department of Homeland Security's decision to allow illegal aliens with American same-sex partners to be eligible for consideration of having their deportation orders put on hold....[view article]

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Obama Doesn't Want People To Know What Happened In Libya
Real Clear Politics - September 27, 2012

In an interview with Carl Cameron of FOX News, Mitt Romney and his running mate Paul Ryan implied that Obama is attempting to cover up the details of what happened during the assault on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya....[view article]

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The more we learn, the more Benghazi looks like a gross Obama security failure.
Wall Street Journal - September 27, 2012

In his United Nations speech on Tuesday, Obama talked about the September 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya and declared that "there should be no doubt that we will be relentless in tracking down the killers and bringing them to justice." What he didn't say is how relentless he'll be in tracking down the security lapses and intelligence failures that contributed to the murders. Let's say there's some doubt about that....[view article]

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Why an Arab prince noticed an unknown Obama
Washington Times - September 25, 2012

Back in 2008, while actually supporting Hillary Clinton in the New York primary, Percy Sutton was interviewed on TV and said that he thought Barack Obama was nonetheless quite impressive. He also revealed that he had first heard about Obama 20 years previously in a letter where al-Mansour wrote, "there is a young man that has applied to Harvard. I know that you have a few friends up there because you used to go up there to speak. Would you...[view article]

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All you need to know about every swing state that matters
The Week - September 25, 2012

Forget national polls. The presidential race will be decided in a half dozen or so key swing states...[view article]

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Is Team Obama getting overconfident?
The Week - September 25, 2012

Some Democrats are already breaking out the bubbly for a presidential race well fought. As the saying goes, don't count your chickens......[view article]

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Countdown to Taxmageddon
The Week - September 25, 2012

The U.S. could plunge off a "fiscal cliff" on Jan. 1, 2013 - unless a deadlocked Congress acts. Can lawmakers avert the coming crisis?...[view article]

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Inside the debt-limit showdown
- September 25, 2012

The U.S. was days from default, says Bob Woodward, and Washington was playing a game of chicken...[view article]

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Israeli delegation walks out of Ahmadinejad's UN speech — but the U.S. doesn't?
Family Security Matters - September 25, 2012

Video...[view article]

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CBS Doesn't Air Obama Admitting Mistakes in Campaign Ads
Weekly Standard - September 24, 2012

CBS aired a 60 Minutes interview with Obama. But curiously enough, the news magazine show did not air a clip of Obama admitting to interviewer Steve Kroft that some of his campaign ads contain mistakes and that some even "go overboard."...[view article]

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Full audio of 1998 'redistribution' speech: Obama saw welfare recipients as 'majority coalition'
The Daily Caller - September 24, 2012

The Daily Caller has obtained a complete audio recording of the October 19, 1998 Loyola College forum on community organizing and policymaking during which a future Obama said he favored the government redistribution of wealth. The audio demonstrates the context of that remark and reveals other far-left positions that Obama held as a state senator....[view article]

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Obama official admits: Attack on our consulate in Benghazi was "a terrorist attack"
Family Security Matters - September 20, 2012

The Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi was in fact "a terrorist attack" and the U.S. government has indications that members of al Qaeda were directly involved, a top Obama administration official said Wednesday morning....[view article]

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The Arab-American network behind Obama
Washington Examiner - September 20, 2012

Mr. Obama's controversial relationships with radical figures like Columbia University professor Rashid Khalidi have been well-publicized in recent years....[view article]

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THE PROBLEM: Only 15 Percent Of Democrats Believe Economic News Is Bad
CBSNews.com - September 20, 2012

With just 47 days before the general election and Mitt Romney attempting to pivot the focus of the election back on the state of the economy, citizens with Democratic leanings are actually doing an about-face on the economy compared to their Republican counterparts, according to a recent study from the Pew Research Center....[view article]

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Obama's lack of regard for Israel
OneNewsNow.com - September 19, 2012

A pro-national defense activist says it's clear that Obama doesn't have a high regard for Israel or Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....[view article]

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BLS: Obama Unemployment Rate Above 8% Longer Than Any Other President Since 1948
CNS News - September 19, 2012

Excluding January 2009, the month when Barack Obama was inaugurated, unemployment has stayed above 8 percent, which is longer than under any other administration since the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) started measuring the monthly jobless rate: Over 8 percent for 43 months during Obama compared to a total of 39 months above 8 percent between 1948 and 2008....[view article]

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'Furious' report slams 'disregard' for public safety as DOJ officials quit
Fox News - September 19, 2012

A bombshell report released Wednesday on Operation Fast and Furious faulted a range of federal agencies for the failed anti-gunrunning program and accused officials in charge of a "disregard" for public safety. In the wake of the report, one Justice Department official resigned and another retired....[view article]

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Obama official: Benghazi was a terrorist attack
Foreign Policy - September 19, 2012

The Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi was in fact "a terrorist attack" and the U.S. government has indications that members of al Qaeda were directly involved, a top Obama administration official said Wednesday morning....[view article]

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Romney Holds Presser On Tapes: Obama's Plan "Attractive To Those Who Don't Pay Taxes"
Real Clear Politics - September 18, 2012

Late on Monday night GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney held a press conference to address comments he made at a fundraiser that were taped by an attendee. The Republican nominee was caught talking about the "47 percent of the people who will vote for the president no matter what."...[view article]

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Majority in U.S. Still Say Government Doing Too Much
Gallup.com - September 18, 2012

A majority of Americans (54%) continue to believe the government is trying to do too many things that should be left to individuals and businesses, although that is down from the record high of 61% earlier this summer....[view article]

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Libya: We gave US three-day warning of Benghazi attack
The Independant - September 18, 2012

American diplomats were warned of possible violent unrest in Benghazi three days before the killings of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three members of his team, Libyan security officials say....[view article]

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Feds ignore rules and use stimulus cash to buy Chinese solar panels
Washington Times - September 18, 2012

Government officials blame unfair competition from China for the collapse of solar panel manufacturer Solyndra, but such concerns didn't stop the federal government from breaking stimulus program rules to use Chinese solar panels atop a federal building housing the offices of a senator, congressman and several agencies....[view article]

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Emails show Justice working with Media Matters on stories that target critics
Fox News - September 18, 2012

Newly published emails show the top spokeswoman at the U.S. Justice Department regularly collaborating with the liberal advocacy group Media Matters on stories that slam the administration's critics. That means your tax dollars are being spent for this effort....[view article]

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Picture of Al Qaeda Assassination Plot Emerges
Patriot Post - September 18, 2012

The Obama administration's continuing efforts to maintain the narrative that murder of our ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, and his three staff members was part of a "spontaneous" demonstration inspired by a "very offensive video" took another hit yesterday....[view article]

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NETANYAHU TO ADDRESS U.N. ON SEPT. 28, BUT OBAMA REFUSES TO MEET DESPITE WAR LOOMING: President has time to appear on Letterman, though
Joel Rosenberg - September 12, 2012

Obama turned down two possibilities for a personal meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when the Israeli premier comes to the U.S. later this month. Obama aides say the he simply doesn't have time on his schedule for Netanyahu....[view article]

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US and Israel in open feud over Iran
FT - Financial Times - September 12, 2012

Feuding between the US and Israel burst into the open when Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's prime minister, sharply criticised recent US statements about Iran while the White House said President Barack Obama would not meet Mr Netanyahu in the US this month....[view article]

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America's Under Water: Debt Equals 103 Percent of GDP
CNS News - September 12, 2012

According to the most recent official estimate by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis, the Gross Domestic Product for 2012 will be $15.6061 trillion--or about $440.5 billion less than the $16.0466 in debt that the federal government had accumulated as of the close of business on Monday....[view article]

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US Slips Down the Ranks of Global Competitiveness
NBC News - September 5, 2012

The United States has slipped further down a global ranking of the world's most competitive economies, according to a World Economic Forum (WEF) survey released on Wednesday....[view article]

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David's Tent D.C. Launches September 25 on The White House Ellipse
Christian Newswire - August 28, 2012

DAVID'S TENT DC will be held September 25 through election day, November 6th, 2012 on The White House Ellipse in Washington DC. For 40 days, continuous 24 hour worship in joyous celebration will take place on the The White House grounds....[view article]

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Iran or the US? India caught in a diplomatic dilemma
DW - August 27, 2012

International Relations experts say that India has a difficult task at hand to maintain friendly ties with Iran without offending the United States, which has put various sanctions on the Iranian regime....[view article]

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Republicans unveil 'national debt clock'
USA TODAY - August 27, 2012

The Tampa Bay Times Forum has a new kind of scoreboard -- a "national debt clock" that is ticking up to $16 trillion....[view article]

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Immigration agents file suit against Napolitano over 'amnesty' program!
Fox News - August 23, 2012

"...the Obama administration ordered federal law enforcement agents to break the law...."...[view article]

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Planned Parenthood to Promote Obama, Abortion in Bus Tour
- August 16, 2012

While the pro-life women’s group Susan B. Anthony List conducts its own bus tour, the abortion company Planned Parenthood will head out on the road as well in a bus tour covering 11 states. The tour will promote pro-abortion....[view article]

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Family Research Council shooting leaves security guard wounded
ABC News - August 15, 2012

A security guard at a conservative Christian lobbying group housed in a busy downtown Washington office building was shot and injured late Wednesday morning, police say....