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The right states of mind
Washington Examiner [DC], by Noemie Emery

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Posted By:StormCnter, 12/19/2012 5:32:30 AM

Barack Obama gave a fine speech Sunday night to a stunned and shocked nation. He is a born orator backed by a flawless machine, whose personal rise from a difficult childhood is a true inspiration, and whose achievement in breaking the ultimate color barrier is gift to us all. People like the idea that Obama is president. As a politician and president, he has only one failing -- he is the wrong man at the wrong time to be leading this country. He is out of sync with his age and its crises. There is more proof every day --

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 12/19/2012 6:48:08 AM     (No. 9073779)

Liberals are immune to evidence.

Still.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: flyonthewall, 12/19/2012 7:03:55 AM     (No. 9073803)

Barf barf barf

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pluperfect, 12/19/2012 7:06:53 AM     (No. 9073809)

#2, it´s best to read the piece before commenting. Noemie Emery does not produce nausea.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Judith, 12/19/2012 7:10:18 AM     (No. 9073812)

I watched his speech in NewTown....and I did not believe him. It was almost as though he was at the wrong funeral grieving the wrong victim. And his outrageous claim that the price for liberty was the slaughter of these innocent people, and he was no longer willing to pay that price, made my jaw drop. He was no comfort and, once again, proved that he is just not up to the job. Wonder what the people hit by Sandy thought of his performance?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: LZK, 12/19/2012 7:20:37 AM     (No. 9073829)

As a person is molded by parents when WE are in the process of growing -- WE take on a personality that "fits"...

obama is a "collection" of personalities molded by twisted minds as he grew up -- therefore -- a very twisted man....

I´m starting to feel sorry for his family. He´s becoming more of a joke with each passing year....

LZK

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Standlow, 12/19/2012 7:29:52 AM     (No. 9073844)

How do we reconcile that saccharine speech with his THREE votes to kill those innocent infants who somehow survive an abortion? This is the man who ridiculed Special Olympians and who said he didn´t want his daughters ´punished with a baby´. Has that unfeeling man vanished and been replaced with a man of sensitive feelings? I think not.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: fransand, 12/19/2012 7:30:04 AM     (No. 9073845)

I´ll never understand why this man is so often referred to as a great orator! I thought after the slaughter on Friday that he needed a new speech-writer; think of President Reagan reading Peggy Noonan´s words after the space launch disaster--it was beautiful and comforting. Obama´s is flat and halting, a completely phony reaction. As for his ridiculous shout-out at Fort Hood... Everything is political posturing.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Janjan, 12/19/2012 7:35:01 AM     (No. 9073851)

I agree with #7. While normal people´s hearts went out to those grieving families Obama saw an opportunity to snatch some more power. It is true irony when you are convinced that the people who voted for you and fawn over you must truely be morons.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: plumnellie, 12/19/2012 7:35:12 AM     (No. 9073852)

I can tell you that he does indeed ´inspire´ many who heard him. A wonderful Christian woman cried to me how wonderful Obama´s speech was and how he cried for the little children. Yes, she is black but very intelligent usually. I am no longer surprised that Obama won the election. Most people are in spiritual darkness, and the rest are in self imposed darkness. Even many who have believed will fall away as the end times approach. Not for us to be concerned. Just live, love and tell others about Jesus.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: steelbreeze, 12/19/2012 7:45:18 AM     (No. 9073874)

Never send a boy to do a man´s job.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: suedotsue, 12/19/2012 7:49:42 AM     (No. 9073884)

I pay no attention to speeches especially when I have a person´s actions by which to judge them. Anita Dunn specifically said they use Obama on tv to get you to only think about and talk about what you´re seeing on tv. Rather than the horrible things he´s doing off camera. Further, I´m free to be sickened by anyone who frames an article with the statement that Obama is a great orator. This is a lie. He is a teleprompter reader with a deep voice. That´s all. Anyone who weeps at his speeches is a fool and is being played.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: scarface67, 12/19/2012 7:50:23 AM     (No. 9073886)


Except for anger, Obama is devoid of emotions.




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Reply 13 - Posted by: suncitypro, 12/19/2012 7:58:24 AM     (No. 9073899)

Thank you #9--you have said it all in your post.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: oh-heck, 12/19/2012 8:01:55 AM     (No. 9073905)

That´s why I am eager to go over the cliff. We need to pay till it hurts and then have him come back and say he needs still more because the US produces so much energy and product per person and we need to help other countries.

Oh, and we need to get involved in non-actions in other countries to replace the tyrants who shoot rebelling citizens with religious tyrannies that will behead the non-believers.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: FleetUSA, 12/19/2012 8:04:18 AM     (No. 9073910)

Theory vs. Practice.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Crosscut, 12/19/2012 8:27:50 AM     (No. 9073950)

This Chicago disturbed dork is not my president. The voters that count elected Mitt Romney. Obama is an aberration that is doing immeasurable damage to America and the futures of our children. The Democrat Party and the MSM should be held accountable for what they have done. They pose a bigger threat to America than all Islamic nut jobs combined. I will despise them forever.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: O.S. Banker, 12/19/2012 8:28:01 AM     (No. 9073951)

I am listening to ´Atlas Shrugged on audio book during my commute. Occasionally I find myself wondering if the CD has ended and the top of the hour news is in its place? Then I am forced to wonder why the politicians keep making the wrong choices when fac. Finally, I have remeber that their decisions are consistent with the flawed decisions of the electorate. Oh well, ´Who is John Galt?´


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Reply 18 - Posted by: OhMy, 12/19/2012 8:30:08 AM     (No. 9073954)

This is an excellent article and the liberals should be challenged much more about this. Liberals are like a swarm of insects. They support policies that destroy their state or nation and then move to a place that has been controlled by conservatives and hence is still prosperous and introduce the same destructive policies there, so the cycle repeats. The USA is an example of this on the world stage. It has been prosperous because it has been governed by conservative policies and people were coming from around the world to be here. Now it is being transformed and policies introduced which will impoverish it. The problem is where will people who want opportunity and prosperity go now?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: O.S. Banker, 12/19/2012 8:31:28 AM     (No. 9073959)

Sorry, posted from my tablet. Should have read ´wrong choices when faced with a clear option of right vs wrong?´


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Reply 20 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 12/19/2012 8:34:34 AM     (No. 9073966)



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Reply 21 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 12/19/2012 8:41:45 AM     (No. 9073975)

It´s a great article and on the mark but what´s the point. The obvious failure of progressive policies has been pointed out over and over. The problem is that the majority of the electorate doesn´t want to hear the truth or is too stupid to understand it. Lecturing morons about economics is a waste of time. We have to find a way to reach them that they will respond to, almost at a primal level. Frankly, I don´t know if that´s possible.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: The Patriot Code, 12/19/2012 8:47:20 AM     (No. 9073992)

Ann Coulter nailed it when she said that "0bama is god to the Godless". It is the only explanation possible for why so many people think that his emotionless, empty, halting orations are so breathtakingly brilliant. Combine that with hearty doses of black racism and white guilt and self loathing and it´s perfect recipe for the fast-worsening, Hellish nightmare we continue to endure.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: JAN, 12/19/2012 8:50:33 AM     (No. 9074001)

#3

I couldn´t get past

he gave a fine speech



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Reply 24 - Posted by: EnsignO´Toole, 12/19/2012 8:59:41 AM     (No. 9074022)

So glad to see this is a Must Read. Every Republican in Congress and their staffs should receive a copy of this article.

Thank you #3 for correcting #2.
#4 is exactly correct "He was no comfort and, once again, proved that he is just not up to the job. Wonder what the people hit by Sandy thought of his performance?"

I do believe that color is going to become less relevant very soon, because Obama and his thugs in his administration, the Congressional Black Caucus, black entertainers, and progressive have overplayed their hand. It has worn very thin with people who work hard to earn a decent living in order to have a comfortable home and to save some money for some things they hope to have in the future.

Thank goodness Governor Snyder signed the Right-to-Work bill into law in Michigan. Maybe, just maybe, the beautiful state of Michigan will have a chance to recover from the decades of union dictatorship.


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Reply 25 - Posted by: lalo, 12/19/2012 9:04:04 AM     (No. 9074037)

I´m with #11 - not a great orator by a long shot - no feeling and quite wooden! The only oratorial thing he has going for him is that upward gaze of destiny as captured in his election logo. Obama the Great. President for the Ages.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 12/19/2012 9:09:03 AM     (No. 9074045)

It was hard to imagine people would vote for him twice. I´d bet they´d do it a third time as well. America, where are you?

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Reply 27 - Posted by: jimmiet, 12/19/2012 9:40:00 AM     (No. 9074113)

I can neither look at or listen to this man. America has gone probably forever. There is no principle, edict or doctrine that teaches that the ability to emote overrides basic Biblical values and yet America operates almost entirely as if there were.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: smcchk, 12/19/2012 9:54:18 AM     (No. 9074159)

The GOP can become the party of the working man, any economic class.The gap is waiting to be fillled. Gov. Romney tried but it didn´t work, this time.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Farmwife1, 12/19/2012 10:01:43 AM     (No. 9074187)

The meat of the article comes after the word "Mysteriously" in the last two paragraphs. The Repub leadership continues to waste opportunities to call the communist in chief on his failed policies. Of course The Bamster gets away with his agenda-no one is stopping him.

I.e. I still don´t understand why we allowed him and his wife to blow 1.4 billion dollars on fun and entertainment last year. Who is authorizing this money? Don´t the "cut spending" republicans control the gov´t purse strings???

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Reply 30 - Posted by: maryc, 12/19/2012 10:24:50 AM     (No. 9074241)

To all those liberals who vote for higher taxes then move : do us all a favor and stay in the bed you made. CA is the perfect location for you ´fairminded´.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Eheu Fugaces, 12/19/2012 10:38:36 AM     (No. 9074266)

Explaining the facts to the Great American Public doesn´t work, has never worked, and will never work. Civicly, most of them are still stuck in their sophomore year in in high school, and approach elections with the same mindset they did back then: they vote for the most "cool", the "most popular" and the "most likely to succeed", with looks and reputation the biggest determiners of how they vote.

Wishful thinking and a desire to think of themselves as "nice" and "caring" determines their choice of politicians and policies, and practicality and reality be damned.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: NotaBene, 12/19/2012 10:45:21 AM     (No. 9074280)

California is a beautiful state yet we were reduced to working for the labor unions, their gold plated pensions, and the illegal alien´s children university scholarships.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: mathman, 12/19/2012 10:45:26 AM     (No. 9074282)

It is regrettable that people, although capable of reason, do not reason well (or sometimes employ reason at all). No reasoning person could possibly believe Zippy. Those things which he promise do not happen. Why trust someone who has deceived you in the past? "Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me."
He promised prompt assistance to the victims of Sandy. Well? It has not happened.
He promised to close Guantanamo. Not.
I could go on.
Believe this guy at your own risk!

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Butch59, 12/19/2012 10:58:00 AM     (No. 9074306)

I personally don´t listen to Obozo no matter where or what the occasion. Sunday, I was watching the football game when they cut away. I immediately started channel suffering and to my surprise, there was the game being shown on CNBC while Obozo was mouthing off everywhere else.

As for those who voted for Obozo, the overwhelming majority of them where those who receive the largest chunk of federal freebees. And they are not about to let someone else come in and stop the gravy train. It´s that simple. That´s why so many of them stay where they are. Those who actually want jobs and fend for themselves are moving to red states where there are a lot more choices, including said jobs. Sooner or later, those bastions of liberalism are going to collapse. Then wait for the wailing and gnashing of teeth. It will be horrendous.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Reality, 12/19/2012 11:05:47 AM     (No. 9074328)

#7
You reminded me that after the Fort Hood masacre , Former president Bush and his wife quietly and without fanfare immediately visited with and comforted the survivors.
You would never see that from this narcesist.
Every thing is all about him. Did he have TOTUS at Newtown?

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Reply 36 - Posted by: RancherJack, 12/19/2012 11:07:30 AM     (No. 9074333)

Note on the Gettysburg Address

by H.L. Mencken

The Gettysburg speech was at once the shortest and the most famous oration in American history...the highest emotion reduced to a few poetical phrases. Lincoln himself never even remotely approached it. It is genuinely stupendous. But let us not forget that it is poetry, not logic; beauty, not sense. Think of the argument in it. Put it into the cold words of everyday. The doctrine is simply this: that the Union soldiers who died at Gettysburg sacrificed their lives to the cause of self-determination – that government of the people, by the people, for the people, should not perish from the earth. It is difficult to imagine anything more untrue. The Union soldiers in the battle actually fought against self-determination; it was the Confederates who fought for the right of their people to govern themselves.

To those for whom emotion rules all, #9 is right. Otherwise fine people were moved.

But think about the context of what Obama was saying, and it is this ... read the sharply insightful understanding of Mencken above.

If you don´t understand the point, you´re The Problem.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Me?Opinionated?Nah!, 12/19/2012 11:29:42 AM     (No. 9074373)

He personifies the words, “there’s no there there.” It’s no wonder that from his very first day on the job, he spared no expense or energy in concealing who he really was and still is. “A fine speech?” “A born orator?” Sorry, Noemie Emery, but no sale! He’s a performer. Just as a singer sings, a dancer dances, a juggler juggles and a comic cracks jokes, he performs. Allegedly, in some circles most suspiciously, enough susceptible voters have invited him to stay on stage for a second act. Now virtually unencumbered, he embarks upon his four year finale. Think he’s changed your country from the way you remember it? You ain’t seen nothin’ yet!

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Arby, 12/19/2012 11:40:08 AM     (No. 9074397)

Was it Higgins or Col. Pickering who said, "By George, she´s got it!" ?

Unfortunately, it was obvious that this was the state of play and the sheeple voted for Fauxbama anyway. You might even forgive the first election, but you can´t forgive the second. His ideas are simply disastrous. The next POTUS will have a huge hole from which to begin his or her administration. Jimmy Carter sleeps peacefully; he is no longer the worst president ever.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 12/19/2012 2:20:58 PM     (No. 9074701)

Cant stand the Marxist Kenyan Alinsky-loving transcript-hiding phony liar nor his kooky Chewbacca Mooch wife. Nor his VP, that demented idiot Bite-me Biden. Nor his Sec. of State, that PIAPS Liar. Nor his Commie Cabinet. Nor his spokesperson idiot liar Carney. None of ´em! They´re all worthless! Give me back the country I defended in the late 60´s, this place we live in now really sucks!

Semper Paratus

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Reply 40 - Posted by: LAW428, 12/19/2012 2:21:07 PM     (No. 9074702)

I disagree with #14 on the idea "we need to pay till it hurts." We are already hurting. It´s time for Obama to pay till it hurts, for destroying the greatest country in the world, America! Why do you think he´s spent millions hiding who he is?

This foreign usurper has hijacked our nation and foisted the banner of Marxism. He IS the enemy, along with the new Democrat Party, and their propaganda media. Communism is well entrenched. We have paid too much already.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 12/19/2012 2:37:39 PM     (No. 9074746)

Obama is the wrong man to lead our country at a-n-y-t-i-m-e!! Also, he is not the first person to `rise from a difficult childhood`. Millions have and millions don`t want to trash our Constitution because of it. He has been summarily brainwashed into the marxist ideology during his upbringing. That can only be characterized as child abuse, but the harm has been done and we are paying for it.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: BetseyRoss, 12/19/2012 3:14:26 PM     (No. 9074814)

Well, the morons voted in bigger numbers than we did. We are stuck with him for four more years unless any of us can figure out how to make him disappear legally.

The sight of him makes me sick and listening to him just doesn´t happen. My mute button is worn out. Now I avoid what he says and does with great care.

Frankly my brain is worn out from trying to think of ways that will turn people´s brains from mush to the thinking organ that God intended it to be. It´s an impossible task, but surely someone has a few ideas that will turn the morons into normal people again. We have lost the propganda war for now. If someone actually thought that speech from Newtown was comforting and worthwhile there is no hope for us as a nation. We are truly livining in an alternate universe.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: lencu255, 12/19/2012 3:55:40 PM     (No. 9074884)

Bunch of idiots not seeing what correct usage of commie/fascist playbook is doing to this country.
These guys, I mean leftist radicals, they have learned from marx/lenin/mao/hitler (add castro, alinsky, etc) teachings. Our conservatives are in complete oblivion to that. Not one step in the last 15-20 years was done right. They, GOP, allowed the radicals obtain 100% control of the mainstream media, banks, education (maybe Wall Street). And what conservatives produced? Krauthammer, Rush, Hannity and Reince Priebus!
To what publication can we write to the editor comments like we do here, on Lucianne? So the independents and liberals can read it. Nowhere!

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Reply 44 - Posted by: gone2pot, 12/19/2012 5:47:44 PM     (No. 9075061)

he is the wrong man at the wrong time to be leading this country. He is out of sync with his age and its crises. There is more proof every day

And that will make a difference to the majority of voters because...?

Republicans should run on the facts, and against the proven failures that Obama´s ideas produce when put into effect.

News flash girlfriend, the Republicans are too busy bravely falling down, rolling over and soiling themselves whenever a leaf falls off a tree, someone coughs, a car door slams, EdChrisWolf calls them extremists, Harry Reid or Nancy Pelosi whispers Boo in their ears or Obama gives them a stern look. See? There´s just no time at all for the GOP to run on facts and against proven failures.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: afherkdriver, 12/19/2012 6:14:30 PM     (No. 9075095)

My Great Grandfather and his two brothers fought at Gettysburg. Unfortunately the Union they fought to save turned out to be not worth saving. Øbama and the Demrats have seen to that. Number 37 is quite correct.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 12/20/2012 2:57:43 AM     (No. 9075548)

Words, just words. He is not a great orator. He has a strange, choppy delivery, kind of like he is reading, line by line.

I believe nothing he says, except when he occasionally slips and lets us know what he´s really thinking (spread the wealth around, utility rates skyrocketing, bashing the Constitution).

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Reply 47 - Posted by: peterfleming, 12/20/2012 6:28:55 AM     (No. 9075646)

For the frighteningly long period of socialist sufferings ahead, it´s time to look at Dr Paul Fick´s alarming new book,
THE DESTRUCTIVE PRESIDENT, all about the raging vindictive individual now operating in the White House. Read a few descriptive pages: www.destructivepresident.com
It´s the unresolved aspects of this persons
anger we all need to know more about.
Remember Paul M Fick PhD, he wrote the best seller a few years back THE DYFUNCTIONAL PRESIDEnT about another case, Slick Willie.

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Reply 48 - Posted by: jackburton, 12/20/2012 8:08:02 AM     (No. 9075817)

The first para reminded me of the beginning of another speech.

I think it started with "Cassius is an honorable man..."

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There’s something sinister on the airwaves. It’s sloppy, and it’s cynical, but sinister all the same, and it’s race-hate spewing from the absolute top of the Democratic Party. On Wednesday afternoon, Attorney General Eric Holder threw out some thinly veiled race-hate, telling an audience that criticism of his contempt for Congress was “unprecedented, unwarranted, ugly, and divisive adversity” that no other “attorney general has ever had to deal with.” ["Black vote," check.] That same day, Politico published an interview where House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi more openly stoked race-hate, saying conservative opposition to amnesty “has a scent of Japanese internment.” ["Asian vote," check.] Later that

White House to send Biden to Kiev
as conflict with Russia escalates
Reuters, by Roberta Rampton    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/13/2014 5:01:47 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON - The White House said on Saturday that Vice President Joe Biden would travel to Kiev this month to show support for the Ukrainian government as U.S. officials expressed new concern over "violence and sabotage" by militants it said were apparently supported by Russia in eastern Ukraine. Biden, set to travel to Kiev on April 22, will become the most senior U.S. official to visit the country since the crisis began there. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke by telephone with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the State Department said. Kerry during the call "expressed strong concern that attacks today by armed

North Carolina answers Democrats’
question ‘What vote fraud?
Washington Times, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/13/2014 4:52:01 AM     Post Reply
It’s an article of the faith of the Democrats that voter fraud is nothing to worry about because it never happens. Kim Strach, the North Carolina director of elections, has living proof — and some dead proof — otherwise. She has identified 35,750 persons who voted in North Carolina sharing a name, birth date and Social Security number with someone who voted in another state in 2012. Another 81 North Carolinians voted after they died. Ghosts have no constitutional rights, not yet, but Barack Obama and the Democrats think rigor mortis need not keep voters from practicing good citizenship. President Obama nevertheless

ABC Apologizes for Story That Connected
Mozilla CEO to Hateful Westboro Baptist
Newsbusters, by Scott Whitlock    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/13/2014 4:45:39 AM     Post Reply
ABC News Vice President Jeffrey Schneider has apologized for a story on his network that connected a CEO who supports traditional marriage to the Westboro Baptist Church and their offensive "God hates f**s" signs. Mr. Schneider contacted the Media Research Center on Thursday after our social media department requested members call and complain about the comparison. Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich was ousted earlier this month when it was revealed that he donated $1000 in 2008 to Proposition 8. As Good Morning America reporter Linzie Janis explained the story on April 4, footage of the completely unrelated Westboro protesters holding "soldiers died

For Attorney General Eric Holder,
Justice is for Democrats only
New York Post, by Hans Von Spakovsky    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/13/2014 4:32:19 AM     Post Reply
A veteran Justice Department lawyer says that Attorney General Eric Holder has politicized the department in a way he hadn’t seen before. In short, “Holder is the worst person to hold the position of attorney general since the disgraced John Mitchell.” Now in his sixth year as attorney general, Holder has increasingly tilted the department in an ideological direction. It’s one thing to emphasize President Obama’s legal priorities. It’s quite another to decide not to enforce certain federal laws — such as the ban on marijuana — or urge state attorney generals to refuse to defend local laws on same-sex

Justice Stevens and Flexible History
PJ Media, by Clayton E. Cramer    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/13/2014 4:28:06 AM     Post Reply
Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens had an op-ed piece in the Washington Post a couple of days ago that still has my brain doing backflips. He claims that, “Legislatures are in a far better position than judges to assess the wisdom of such rules and to evaluate the costs and benefits that rule changes can be expected to produce.” Stevens certainly did not believe this when he signed onto decisions overturning Texas’s sodomy law, or when arguing that state laws limiting abortion were unconstitutional, or when striking down Louisiana’s death penalty for raping a child (this is

‘No More, Mrs. Obama:’ Texas Students Launch
Movement to Stand Up to FLOTUS Over School Lunch
Independent Journal Review, by Emily Hulsey    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/12/2014 1:08:01 PM     Post Reply
Students are fed up with the meager portion sizes and bland taste of Michelle Obama-mandated school lunches. They’ve stunned their parents and the rest of America with pictures like this:(Snip for photos and tweets)Now, some Texas teens are taking it a step further. The students, who are part of their high school’s Turning Point USA chapter, are launching a #LunchMovement with one simple message: “No More, Mrs. Obama.” The Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act has been in effect for a few years now. Yet, it seems to have done just the opposite of its stated intent. Kids aren’t getting enough to eat



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Meet the Clinton shoe-thrower
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NBC Universal, by Emma Margolin    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/12/2014 5:03:17 PM     Post Reply
Who throws a shoe? Honestly! That would be 36-year-old Alison Ernst of Phoenix, Arizona, who was charged Thursday night with disorderly conduct by the Las Vegas Police Department after allegedly throwing a shoe at former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. According to NBC News, who spoke with a Secret Service official, the U.S. Attorney’s office has declined federal prosecution. Ernst was wearing shoes on Thursday night when she attended a speech Clinton was giving in Las Vegas, but apparently brought an extra one specifically to throw at the former secretary of state. The official said the incident appeared to be “premeditated.”

Bundy Ranch, the Federal Government,
and the Nevada Water Tipping Point

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American Thinker, by Monica Morrill    Original Article
Posted By: mikkins2- 4/12/2014 7:29:42 AM     Post Reply
Many Americans have been watching with great consternation the ongoing struggle between the Federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the U.S. Marshals against Cliven Bundy and his family. There are no signs of either side relinquishing their position. Many onlookers have been informed that this dispute is over protecting the desert tortoise. But it is nothing of the sort. In fact, the reality of the dispute goes far underneath what is being talked about. The more appropriate source of the dispute is ground water as well as surface water -- this is a war over water. Cliven Bundy and his

The five extra words that can
fix the Second Amendment

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Washington Post, by John Paul Stevens    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 4/11/2014 10:35:30 PM     Post Reply
Following the massacre of grammar-school children in Newtown, Conn., in December 2012, high-powered weapons have been used to kill innocent victims in more senseless public incidents. Those killings, however, are only a fragment of the total harm caused by the misuse of firearms. Each year, more than 30,000 people die in the United States in firearm-related incidents. Many of those deaths involve handguns. The adoption of rules that will lessen the number of those incidents should be a matter of primary concern to both federal and state legislators. Legislatures are in a far better position than judges to assess the

Nevada Cattle Rancher Wins
´Range War´ With Feds

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ABC News, by Liz Fields    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/12/2014 3:33:27 PM     Post Reply
A Nevada cattle rancher appears to have won his week-long battle with the federal government over a controversial cattle roundup that had led to the arrest of several protesters. Cliven Bundy went head to head with the Bureau of Land Management over the removal of hundreds of his cattle from federal land, where the government said they were grazing illegally. Bundy claims his herd of roughly 900 cattle have grazed on the land along the riverbed near Bunkerville, 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas, since 1870 and threatened a "range war" against the BLM on the Bundy Ranch website after one of

Barbara Boxer Says Keystone
Pipeline a Cancer Risk

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Breitbart California, by William Bigelow    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/12/2014 6:54:45 PM     Post Reply
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) is now accusing the Keystone pipeline of being a cancer risk. Her first point was that the pipeline “will bring 830,000 barrels of dirty tar sands oil into our nation every day.” She then segued to point #2 by asserting that the heavy tar sands oil will put people who live near refineries at risk for cancer: Significantly higher levels of dangerous air pollutants and carcinogens have been documented downwind from tar sands refineries, and in these areas people are suffering higher rates of the types of cancers linked to these toxic chemicals, including leukemia and

Why The Feds Chickened Out
On A Nevada Ranch

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Townhall, by Kevin McCullough    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 4/13/2014 11:55:18 AM     Post Reply
Let me obliterate a bit of confusion here: the Obama administration attempted to go to war with a rancher in Nevada. Let me amplify a little bit of truth: They tucked tail and have returned home. And let me add a bit of clarity: they had no choice! As the nation began to become familiar with the plight of the family of Cliven Bundy, many of us harkened back to another standoff in which the Federal government attempted to bully it´s outcome: Waco, Texas and the Branch Davidian massacre. It is telling that in the Nevada case the feds pulled out so

President Obama stands by Rev. Al Sharpton
while accusing Republicans of trying
to restrict the right to vote

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New York Daily News, by Celeste Katz & Annie Karni    Original Article
Posted By: Flyright- 4/12/2014 7:02:39 AM     Post Reply
President Obama stood Friday with the Rev. Al Sharpton and accused Republicans of trying to keep millions of Americans from voting, in a fiery speech days after new revelations about Sharpton’s past as an FBI informant. “The right to vote is threatened today in a way that it has not been since the Voting Rights Act became law nearly five decades ago,” Obama told the annual convention of Sharpton’s National Action Network in Manhattan. Obama’s appearance represented a presidential seal of approval of Sharpton’s role as a civil rights activist, amid the new revelations about how Sharpton used a wire to record

Why Hillary v. Jeb Would
Be Great for America

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Daily Beast, by Mark McKinnon    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/13/2014 6:11:32 PM     Post Reply
They’re both qualified, respectful of each other (shocker!), and represent the vast majority of middle America. So what’s not to like about another Clinton/Bush race for 2016? When you mention the prospect of Clinton vs. Bush 2016 a funny thing happens. First, there is the reflexive response: "Oh no, not again. We don´t need more dynastic politics in this country." But upon further reflection, you realize Jeb Bush vs. Hillary Clinton would be a great race and actually good for the country. Let´s review. QUALIFICATIONS—THEY’VE BOTH GOT THEM. Barack Obama won the presidency because in an election where the premium was on change, it mattered little

Nevada GOP removes social issues from platform,
moves ahead with pre-primary endorsements

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Associated Press, by Sandra Chereb    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/13/2014 3:48:58 PM     Post Reply
LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Republican Party stripped opposition to abortion and gay marriage from its platform Saturday as state convention delegates instead focused on judging fellow Republicans on their worthiness to serve in office and adherence to GOP values. The platform, with few changes, was adopted overwhelmingly as the Las Vegas convention stretched late into the evening. The vote mirrors that of the Clark County GOP, which voted earlier to remove platform language defining marriage as between a man and a woman and statements opposing abortion. Many Republicans are re-evaluating their strong stances on conservative social issues as public

Goodbye tea party, hello big tent
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Washington Post, by Jennifer Rubin    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/13/2014 5:08:01 AM     Post Reply
Say what you will about Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), but they know a train wreck when they see it. They also know when to separate themselves from the cranks and the losers on the right. Although both supported the shutdown and were heartily supported by tea party groups in their own Senate races, neither one has endorsed Matt Bevin in Kentucky, Milton Wolf in Kansas or Chris McDaniel in Mississippi. In fact, Cruz’s office confirms he hasn’t endorsed anyone in the primaries. He may weigh in after the primaries. Rand Paul has endorsed two very establishment

Video: Flash mob of women steal
$20,000 worth of sunglasses
from California store

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New York Daily News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 4/13/2014 10:50:38 AM     Post Reply
A brazen flash mob has been caught on camera storming a California store and making off with $20,000 worth of sunglasses. Surveillance footage shows eight women piling into a Sunglass Hut and crowding around display cases. Shielding workers from what they´re doing, they quickly stuff dozens of fashion specs into their bags. A store clerk pleads with them to stop, before running out of the shot to get help and dial 911. The thieves then all bolt outside and escape in a waiting SUV. The incident occurred at the Valencia Town Center mall, in Santa Clarita, at 3 p.m. on

Democrat Center Folds
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American Thinker, by Clarice Feldman    Original Article
Posted By: real fifi- 4/13/2014 7:44:30 AM     Post Reply
It’s hardly been a secret that in recent years the moderate center of the Democrat party has been driven away and what remains is a conglomeration of disparate blocs which, to date, the party has been able to treat as if there were no conflicting interests between them. As the midterm elections approach and the administration’s incompetence, along with the distaste for the president’s signature ObamaCare legislation, drive the party’s chances down further, the make-believe coalition of opposites may well crumble if the opposition doesn’t blow it. Democrats hope to retain control of the Senate and recapture the House by driving


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