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Friday, February 01, 2013

 









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Hagel’s Credibility Left in Shreds
The most pathetic political performance since
Bobby Ray Inman had a nervous breakdown on air.
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Lautenberg calls Menendez controversy ‘a terrible tragedy’
With friends like this.......
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Panetta expected to testify on Libya after
senator threatens to hold up nomination

That ought to clear everything up once and for all.
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Americans to Washington: Don’t tread on me
Latest poll shows Americans of both parties have had enough.
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ObamaCare Broken Promises
LoFo Voters about to pay for what they got and
there's no one left to complain to.
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Senator Has Long Ties to Donor Under Scrutiny
You're are not totally corrupt until you own a U.S. Senator.
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Must Reads for Thursday, January 31, 2013
Yesterday's Must-Reads for those who missed.
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Ldotter Note: Don't Forget to Visit TheConnection
The Place Where Eagles Gather.
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Must Read Archive [Last 60 Days]

      


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Schumer: GOP will ditch
Trump by the summer

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Washington Examiner, by Al Weaver    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 2/21/2017 4:12:17 PM     Post Reply
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., predicted Tuesday that many Republican lawmakers will break from President Trump by June if he continues to push forward with his agenda. Schumer told "The View" that while most Republicans have declined to publicly break with Trump during the first month of his presidency, many privately admit they have "real problems" with him. He also argued that some are sticking by him because of party loyalty and his nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the late Antonin Scalia´s seat on the Supreme Court. "When you talk to Republicans quietly — in the cloakroom

   

 

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The Newest Fox News Contributor?
Affordable Care Act Architect
Ezekiel Emanuel… [Video]

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Daily Caller, by Christian Datoc    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 2/21/2017 7:34:50 PM     Post Reply
Fox News announced the signing of Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel as a healthcare and policy analysis contributor on Tuesday. Along with Jonathan Gruber, Emanuel is best known for being one of the “architects” of the Affordable Care Act. He currently serves as chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania and is a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. He will reportedly appear on both Fox News and Fox Business Network.

Investors with $11 trillion
in assets warn Texas not
to pass its ´bathroom bill´

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Reuters, by Jon Herskovitz    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 2/21/2017 7:54:13 PM     Post Reply
A group of global investors with $11 trillion in managed assets told Texas on Tuesday not to enact legislation restricting access to bathrooms for transgender people, saying it is discriminatory and bad for business. The "Texas Privacy Act," or Senate Bill 6, has been marked as a priority for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, a Republican and conservative Christian who guides the legislative agenda in the Republican-controlled state Senate. He said the measure protected the privacy and safety of Texans. The bill on a flashpoint issue in the United States is similar to a law enacted last year in North Carolina

San Jose drowns: 50,000 people are told to
leave their homes as entire neighborhoods sink
under water after worst floods for 100 years

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Daily Mail (UK) & Associated Press, by Jennifer Smith & Staff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 2/22/2017 10:11:59 PM     Post Reply
Entire San Jose neighborhoods were submerged by water on Wednesday during the worst floods for 100 years. 50,000 people were told to flee their homes after evacuation warnings were issued in the early hours of the morning. Most were issued a flood warning but for 14,000 the order was mandatory. The flooding began when Coyote Creek, which runs through Silicone Valley from the San Francisco Bay, burst its banks on Tuesday night. It sent dirty water pouring in to the towns below it at frightening pace. On Wednesday, residents complained that the alert had not been sent out fast enough. Some

Mexican man kills himself
after being deported from US

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BBC News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 2/22/2017 9:31:31 AM     Post Reply
A Mexican man has apparently taken his own life just half an hour after being deported from the United States. Guadalupe Olivas Valencia, 45, jumped from a bridge at the border after he was deported for the third time. He was found unconscious next to a plastic bag with his belongings and died in hospital a short while later. His death came as the Trump administration issued new guidelines to widen the net for deporting illegal immigrants from the US. (Snip) Mr Olivas was a native of Sinaloa, one of Mexico's most violent states and the stronghold of the cartel formerly led by jailed drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

Mika Brzezinski: Media’s Job Is to
‘Control Exactly What People Think’

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Washington Free Beacon, by Chandler Gill    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 2/22/2017 11:51:03 AM     Post Reply
(Video) MSNBC´s Mika Brzezinski criticized President Donald Trump on Wednesday for undermining the media´s message by creating his own facts, adding that the "job" of the media is to "control exactly what people think." Brzezinski made the comment on "Morning Joe" after co-host Joe Scarborough said that he agreed with a panelist´s view that Trump supporters are wondering why people are so upset over what the president is doing since he is implementing exactly what he campaigned on. "What Yamiche [Alcindor] said is what I hear from all the Trump supporters that I talk to, who were Trump voters and

   

 

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Found: The star system with SEVEN Earth-
like planets - three of which could support
alien life just 39 light years away

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Daily Mail (UK), by Harry Pettit    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 2/22/2017 3:51:27 PM     Post Reply
Astronomers have spotted a star system with planets that could support life just 39 light years away. Seven Earth-like planets have been discovered orbiting nearby dwarf star ´Trappist-1´, and all of them could have water at their surface, one of the key components of life. Three of the planets have such good conditions, that scientists say life may have already evolved on them. Researchers claim that they will know whether or not there is life on any of the planets within a decade, and said ´this is just the beginning.´ No other star system discovered before has been found to

Trump May Kill Off AmeriCorps,
a Bill Clinton Creation

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PJ Media, by Tom Knighton    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 2/21/2017 7:22:14 PM     Post Reply
AmeriCorps sounded like a good idea. Create a program where American youth could basically earn free college by working and helping their communities. On the surface -- and if you don´t understand the inherent issue with any government program -- it sounds like a great way to help people get their educations. The program -- which never reached the level its creator Bill Clinton envisioned -- now finds itself on the chopping block along with other left-wing darlings such as the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. College officials are freaking out: The Trump administration is circulating

Maxine Waters Says
the Darndest Things

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Washington Free Beacon, by Andrew Kugle    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 2/22/2017 5:27:20 PM     Post Reply
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D., Ca.) says the darndest things. Since President Trump won the election, Rep. Waters has not hesitated to be an outspoken critic of his administration. She refused to go to his inauguration, stated publicly that she doesn´t want to work with him, called him a dictator, and even called for his impeachment less than a month into his presidency. Here are some of the unusual things Waters has said since the election: (Snip) 3. When she called Trump and his aides a bunch of ‘s*umbags.´ "This is a bunch of s*umbags. That´s what they are." 4. Waters

Why Trump´s immigration crackdown
could sink U.S. home prices

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Bloomberg News, by Prashant Gopal    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 2/22/2017 10:45:55 AM     Post Reply
In San Francisco, an Indian software engineer on a work permit canceled plans to bid on a $900,000 home. In Washington, a Brazilian nonprofit executive passed on a fixer-upper near her office. And, in Mesa, Arizona, a 24-year-old son of undocumented Mexican immigrants won the trust of a bank -- a green light for a mortgage -- but now fears deportation. President Donald Trump’s immigration policies threaten to crack a foundation of the American economy: the residential real estate market. Legal and otherwise, immigrants, long a pillar of growth in homebuying, are no longer feeling the warm welcome and optimism

Oscars Poll: 60 Percent of Americans Can´t
Name One Best Picture Nominee

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Hollywood Reporter, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 2/22/2017 4:56:46 PM     Post Reply
A THR and National Research Group survey reveals how little the average moviegoing citizen knows about this year´s Oscars. Yes, you read that headline correctly — come hell or high water, six out of 10 Americans could not name a single best picture nominee, according to a new poll commissioned by The Hollywood Reporter that canvassed moviegoers on both sides of the political fence. But, hidden in the figures, there is some good news for the Academy: Seven in 10 respondents say they’ll be watching the Oscars anyway. (Video) THR’s poll — conducted by the National Research Group, which in

   

 

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CBS: Trump Immigration Order Creates
‘Climate of Fear’ for Illegal ‘Citizens’

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NewsBusters, by Scott Whitlock    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 2/22/2017 6:09:12 PM     Post Reply
The journalists at CBS This Morning on Wednesday openly fretted that Donald Trump’s new immigration orders “could create a climate of fear” for illegal “citizens.” (Yes, co-host Gayle King used the word “citizen.”) Talking to USA Today bureau chief Susan Page, Anthony Mason worried, “This could create a climate of fear in the immigrant community, if it hasn´t already.” Page agreed, “I think it has.” She justified, “Remember that two-thirds of illegal immigrants have been here at least a decade. So, they´re really part of the fabric of our life. Although, admittedly, they´re here illegally.” King insisted, “But they´ve been

   

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