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Saturday, April 25, 2015

 





  

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House Cats of
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The Grand
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It Won’t Be Hillary
The hammering continues.....
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Hillary's cheapskate campaign
No business cards? The first thousand are free
at most printers. Now that is cheap.
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Brian Williams Inquiry Is Said to Expand
Sounds like an awful lot of effort for tiny payback.
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Joe Biden Is No Joke
Now this is just plain cruel....to Hillary.
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HILL-ARIOUS: Bill Clinton’s Wife Condemns
‘Scourge Of Sexual Assault’ In First Big Speech

This is the subject of her first speech?
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Did Bill and Hillary Clintons’ greed threaten
America's national security?

Is this just gross money grubbing or something more sinister?
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Bruce Jenner: ‘I’m A Republican And A Christian’
.....not to mention a publicity hound. The transgender
community deserves better than this mascara circus.
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Must Read Archive [Last 60 Days]







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See Michelle Obama´s glam #NerdProm gown!
USA Today, by Andrea Mandrell    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/25/2015 8:43:21 PM     Post Reply
(Tweet) Gorgeous! Michelle Obama looks stunning in her gold gown at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, happening now in Washington. We’ll let you know who her liquid gold number was designed by soon. Meanwhile, everyone is REALLY into her new, curly ‘do. (More Tweets)

Katie Couric, Ivanka Trump and pregnant
Naya Rivera join A-listers and
politicians at the annual White
House Correspondents´ Dinner
Daily Mail (UK), by Sophie Jane Evans    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/25/2015 8:37:47 PM     Post Reply
Hollywood stars are partying with reporters, politicians and the President of the United States at the annual White House Correspondents´ Dinner tonight. Journalist Katie Couric, 58, and her husband, John Molner, 52, were spotted arriving at the glittering event at around 6pm - both dressed in their finest. The Yahoo Global News Anchor was donning a pretty floral, floor-length gown, while her spouse of 10 months was sporting a black suit and a bow tie. They were joined on the red carpet by businesswoman Ivanka Trump, who was wearing a red fishtail dress, and pregnant Glee actress, Naya Rivera. Modern Family

FBI agent´s sniper rifle stolen out
of car´s safe through the WINDOW
at Salt Lake City hotel... just days
before President Obama´s Utah visit
Daily Mail (UK), by Anneta Konstantinides    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/25/2015 8:00:46 PM     Post Reply
An FBI agent´s sniper rifle was ripped out of his car´s window and stolen from a Salt Lake City hotel parking lot just days before President Obama visited Utah earlier this month. The gun was inside a hard rifle case and was ´secured properly´ to a truck safe with padlocks and chains while the car was parked at the Marriott Springhill Suites, according to police. Police believe the thief stole the rifle by breaking the rear right passenger-side window, tying a rope around the rifle case´s handle or a cable lock, and using the momentum from another vehicle to then

  


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Obama Takes Cheap Shot at
FL Gov. Rick Scott During
Sparsely Attended Everglades Speech
PJ Media, by Debra Heine    Original Article
Posted By: SoCalGal- 4/25/2015 7:32:44 PM     Post Reply
President Barack Obama could not resist taking a cheap shot at Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) while he was visiting the governor’s state Wednesday afternoon. The thinly veiled insult came during the president’s speech at the Florida Everglades, which only a small handful of Floridians attended. The speech was televised by Al Jazeera America but none of the major cable news networks, according to Mediaite. As the president made his case for taking action on climate change, he scoffed at one denier in particular who supposedly refuses to even allow the words “climate change” to be said in his state.

Homeland Security Working
Overtime to Add ‘New Americans’
by 2016 Election
PJ Media, by J. Christian Adams    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 4/25/2015 7:27:32 PM     Post Reply
President Obama’s amnesty by edict has always been about adding new Democrats to the voter rolls, and recent action by the Department of Homeland Security provides further proof. Sources at the Department of Homeland Security report to PJ Media that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services is reallocating significant resources away from a computer system — the “Electronic Immigration System” — to sending letters to all 9,000,000 green card holders urging them to naturalize prior to the 2016 election. This effort is part of the DHS “Task Force on New Americans.” PJ Media has obtained an internal

‘Are You Afraid of Turkey?’:
Harf Gets Owned on Armenian
Genocide Questions
PJ Media, by Bridget Johnson    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 4/25/2015 7:23:52 PM     Post Reply
Reporters tried to get the G-word out of the administration today on the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, but both the White House and State Department went through every verbal dance possible to not anger Turkey. President Obama edited the word Ankara hates out of Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day, issuing a lengthy statement marking “Armenian Remembrance Day.” He promised as a presidential candidate in 2008 to recognize the Armenian Genocide once in the Oval Office, but has never done so.(Snip)At the State Department today, Marie Harf got exasperated with questions about the Armenian Genocide. “You’ve asked the same question

The world’s languages,
in 7 maps and charts 4
Washington Post, by Rick Noack & Lazaro Gamio    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/25/2015 6:46:00 PM     Post Reply
These seven maps and charts, visualized by The Washington Post, will help you understand how diverse other parts of the world are in terms of languages. 1. Some continents have more languages than others(skip for graph)Not all continents are equally diverse in the number of spoken languages. Whereas Asia leads the statistics with 2,301 languages, Africa follows closely with 2,138. There are about 1,300 languages in the Pacific, and 1,064 in South and North America. Europe, despite its many nation-states, is at the bottom of the pack with just 286. 2. These are some of the languages with the most native speakers

  


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Hillary Clinton´s Machine Sputters
Bloomberg View, by Margaret Carlson    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/25/2015 6:40:44 PM     Post Reply
You might as well make yourselves comfortable. That’s advice Republican presidential candidates might want to follow, given how often they will be summoned to Iowa over the next nine months or so to explain themselves to the state´s notoriously demanding voters. This weekend, they´ll be turning up to prove their evangelical fervor at the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition, part of the national organization created by Ralph Reed in 2009, after his fall from grace as head of the Christian Coalition. Reed has sufficiently rehabilitated himself to have some status as a Republican power broker. So the party´s candidates and would-be

How to help victims of
the Nepal earthquake
CNN, by Christopher Dawson    Original Article
Posted By: Lalo- 4/25/2015 6:39:48 PM     Post Reply
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal with devastating force Saturday, killing more than 1,400 people. As the rescue and recovery efforts get underway, many charities and NGOs are sending teams, essential aid and medical assistance. Here are some of the organizations that you can assist. The Nepal Red Cross Society is the epicenter of the relief efforts and is a direct way to help the people of Nepal. Here is its online donation link; please note that their website connectivity is on and off, so you might not be able to get through. AmeriCares has sent its response team to

A calculated corruptor of justice
Washington Times, by Sidney Powell    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/25/2015 6:37:00 PM     Post Reply
The first attorney general to be held in contempt of Congress has demonstrated shocking contempt for the law, and the ability to abuse and corrupt it for the political and social agenda of this president. He has assaulted freedom of speech and press at every turn, stonewalled all investigations into widespread corruption within the administration, undermined and obstructed the work of the agencies’ own inspectors general, and targeted individuals who dared challenge any of it. He has tirelessly protected and promoted corrupt prosecutors and scattered ticking time bombs. Ironically, it was April 1, 2009, when newly sworn

Is America ready for President Graham?
Washington Post, by George F. Will    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/25/2015 6:36:37 PM     Post Reply
In 1994, Lindsey Graham, then a 39-year-old South Carolina legislator, ran for Congress in a district that he said had not elected a Republican since Union guns made it do so during Reconstruction. He promised that in Washington he would be “one less vote for an agenda that makes you want to throw up.” He was elected to the Senate in 2002 and soon almost certainly will join the Republican presidential scramble, enlivening it with his quick intelligence, policy fluency, mordant wit and provocative agenda. He has the normal senatorial tendency to see a president in the mirror and an ebullient

  


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Islamists Seize Control of
Syrian City in Northwest
New York Times, by Anne Barnard & Hwaida Saad    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/25/2015 5:38:19 PM     Post Reply
Beirut, Lebanon - Insurgents seized more parts of the northern Syrian province of Idlib on Saturday in a significant advance toward the government-held coast that seemed to signal new coordination among antigovernment fighters, some using advanced antitank weapons. (Snip) Last year, the United States provided a small number of TOW antitank missiles to some rebel groups. But those groups were largely routed or co-opted by the Nusra Front, further complicating what was already a murky battlefield that has left American officials wary of providing more robust aid to insurgents. Now, though, some opposition advocates

Re-branding Clinton Inc: ´New Hillary´
has the same old problems
Telegraph [UK], by Peter Foster    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/25/2015 5:11:16 PM     Post Reply
Washington - Modern US presidential campaigns are first and foremost exercises in personal branding, where voters are asked to buy into a vision of America´s future embodied in a candidate´s personal story and public image. In the end, says one longtime Democrat strategist, it´s a "gut" thing – which is why this past week has been a particularly scarring one for Hillary Clinton. (Snip) Unfortunately for Mrs Clinton, unlike in the world of savings plans and soap powder, in presidential politics the rival concerns get to fire back, and this week Republicans began the process of pre-emptively destroying the New Clinton brand.

White House Press Corps:
Obama Doesn’t Like Us
White House Dossier, by Keith Koffler    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/25/2015 5:04:00 PM     Post Reply
A whopping 78 percent of White House reporters who participated in a Politico survey say President Obama doesn’t like them, and about the same percent think Michelle Obama doesn’t like them either. The results suggest the press corps perception of itself is vastly different than that held by many Americans – particularly conservatives – who perceive a cozy, mutually nurturing relationship between press and president. The poll was conducted mainly on background, with reporters not having to attach their names to the answers for publication. Of 65 reporters who answered the question, 51 said Obama “dislikes the press.”

Andrea Yates´ ex-husband tells
Oprah wife didn´t deserve
cruelest´ murder trial
Houston Chronicle, by Carol Christian    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/25/2015 4:28:43 PM     Post Reply
Thirteen years after a jury convicted Andrea Yates of capital murder for drowning her five children in the bathtub, her ex-husband says putting her on trial was an act of cruelty. "I know some people are going to hear this and think it´s crazy, but, to me, trying her, it was the single cruelest thing I´ve ever personally witnessed," he told Oprah Winfrey during an interview on Where Are They Now? "Her actions were completely a result of her illness." The episode is scheduled to air at 9 p.m. central time Saturday on the OWN Network. Andrea Yates was sentenced

  


  

Downton creator adapting classic
Trollope love story for ITV
Telegraph [UK], by Elizabeth Roberts    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/25/2015 4:27:03 PM     Post Reply
Julian Fellowes, the creator of Downton Abbey, is to adapt one of his favourite romantic novels about the love story between a penniless girl and an aristocrat for a new ITV period drama. Doctor Thorne, by Anthony Trollope, is the story of Dr Thomas Thorne, who lives in the village of Greshamsbury in Barsetshire, with his beautiful niece, Mary, a girl blessed with every gift except money. Mary has grown up alongside the Gresham sisters – Augusta, Beatrice and Alexandrina and their handsome brother Frank – whose home is the great house and estate at Greshamsbury Park. When the terrifying Lady Arabella Gresham discovers that

Top scientists start to examine
fiddled global warming figures
Telegraph [UK], by Christopher Booker    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/25/2015 4:17:35 PM     Post Reply
Last month, we are told, the world enjoyed “its hottest March since records began in 1880”. This year, according to “US government scientists”, already bids to outrank 2014 as “the hottest ever”. (Snip) But here there is a puzzle. These temperature records are not the only ones with official status. The other two, Remote Sensing Systems (RSS) and the University of Alabama (UAH), are based on a quite different method of measuring temperature data, by satellites. And these, as they have increasingly done in recent years, give a strikingly different picture. Neither shows last month as anything anything like the hottest March on

Presidential hopeful Rubio
seeks support in Iowa
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/25/2015 3:57:40 PM     Post Reply
DES MOINES- He´s offering himself as a new generation of leader, but Sen. Marco Rubio is still respecting an old presidential campaign tradition: courting caucus goers in the kickoff state of Iowa. The Florida Republican will be in Iowa this weekend on his first trip to the state since he announced his 2016 presidential candidacy. Rubio´s appearance at a candidate forum in suburban Des Moines on Saturday will be an introduction to many voters, who have not seen Rubio as much as many of his competitors this year. "Right now, he´s an undefined commodity, but there´s a lot of interest

7.8 magnitude quake slams Nepal;
hundreds dead, authorities say
CNN, by Manesh Shrestha & Ray Sanchez*    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/25/2015 3:33:15 PM     Post Reply
(Breaking News - U.S. providing $1 million in earthquake assistance to Nepal.) - Kathmandu, Nepal - A 7.8 magnitude earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocked Nepal with devastating force Saturday, toppling homes, temples and historic buildings and leaving at least 1,457 people dead, authorities said. Afterward, whole streets and squares in the nation´s capital and largest city were covered in rubble. Local and tourists ferreted through mounds of debris in search of survivors. The injured wound up being treated outside hospitals in chaotic scenes. Residents, terrorized by a seemingly endless

So far, NBC News finds Brian
Williams embellished at least 11 times
Washington Post, by Paul Farhi    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/25/2015 2:54:39 PM     Post Reply
A months-long internal investigation of Brian Williams by NBC News has turned up 11 instances in which the anchorman publicly embellished details of his reporting exploits, according to a person familiar with details of the probe. NBC undertook the examination of Williams’ statement after he apologized in early February for saying on “NBC Nightly News” that a military helicopter in which he was traveling at the start of the Iraq War had been damaged by rocket fire. His account was challenged by soldiers who were on the flight, leading to a furor that prompted NBC to suspend Williams for six months

  



Five Questions About the
Clintons and a Uranium Company
New Yorker Magazine, by Amy Davidson    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/25/2015 2:52:23 PM     Post Reply
The Times has reported that people involved in a series of Canadian uranium-mining deals channelled money to the Clinton Foundation while the firm had business before the State Department. And, in one case, a Russian investment bank connected to the deals paid money to Bill Clinton personally, through a half-million-dollar speaker’s fee. There were a number of transactions involved, and corporate name changes, but, basically, a Canadian company known as Uranium One initially wanted American diplomats to defend its Kazakh uranium interests when a Russian firm, Rosatom, seemed about to make a move on them; and then,

Unraveling: Liberal Common Cause
demands Clinton Foundation, Hillary audit
Washington Examiner [DC], by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/25/2015 2:50:19 PM     Post Reply
The financial issues plaguing Hillary Rodham Clinton´s campaign have become too much even for liberal groups, and now Common Cause is calling for an independent audit of donations to the Clinton Foundation. Amid suggestions that foreign governments donated to the foundation in hopes of getting special treatment from President Obama´s State Department when Clinton was his top diplomat, the group on Friday said a "thorough review" is needed. "Six years ago, at Mrs. Clinton´s confirmation hearing for her appointment as secretary of state, then-Sen. Dick Lugar observed that ´that foreign governments and entities may perceive the Clinton Foundation as a means

Gay-rights advocates torpedo GoFundMe
campaign for Christian-owned bakery
Washington Times, by Valerie Richardson    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/25/2015 2:41:44 PM     Post Reply
A crowdfunding campaign that had raised more than $109,000 for the Christian-owned bakery Sweet Cakes by Melissa in Oregon was removed Saturday after complaints from gay-rights advocates. The website GoFundMe said in a statement Saturday that it took down the page because the campaign violated the policy against raising money “in defense of formal charges of heinous crimes, including violent, hateful, or sexual acts.” “The campaign entitled ‘Sweet Cakes by Melissa‘ involves formal charges. As such, our team has determined that it was in violation of GoFundMe’s Terms & Conditions,” said GoFundMe in

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith: Tom Brady
Is RACIST For Not Going To Meet
Obama, Doesn’t Comment On Black
Players Who Also Didn’t Go
Daily Caller (DC), by Christian Datoc    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/25/2015 2:19:35 PM     Post Reply
Stephen A. Smith — everyone’s least favorite ESPN talking head — is up to his old tricks. On the Friday episode of his ESPN Radio show, Smith went on a 10 minute rant concerning Tom Brady’s absence from the Patriots’ Thursday Super Bowl celebration at the White House. Specifically, about how the Patriots’ eventual hall-of-fame QB is racist. LISTEN: (Audio) For the record, Tom was attending a party for his parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. Pretty sure they weren’t going to change the date just to fit Barry’s schedule, Stephen.

Massive avalanche slams into Everest
base camp following Nepal earthquake
Washington Post, by Peter Holley    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/25/2015 2:02:57 PM     Post Reply
A powerful earthquake that rocked Nepal on Saturday unleashed a massive avalanche on Mount Everest that slammed into base camp and sent hundreds of climbers running for their lives, according to news reports. At least 10 climbers and guides were killed by the avalanche, which reportedly buried some portions of the camp while missing others, leaving unknown numbers of people injured and missing, according to the Associated Press. “The toll could go up, it may include foreigners as well as Sherpas,” Gyanendra Shrestha, an official from the Nepal tourist board, told the Telegraph. (Snip) The avalanche reportedly struck between the

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