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NBC: White House Regrets
Publicly Setting Syrian Red Line

Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper

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Posted By:JoniTx, 4/28/2013 8:47:26 PM

NBC chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd reported this morning that the White House regrets publicly setting a red line with regard to Syrian use of chemical weapons: [Video] "I can tell you there is regret about that red line comment," said Todd, "because if you --" Host David Gregory interrupted, "In the White House?" "In the White House in this respect," Todd continued. "You don´t draw--I mean, they meant it. They do mean it on the chemical weapons. But saying it creates this political conversation. They didn´t want to go public last week

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scribelus, 4/28/2013 8:56:55 PM     (No. 9300789)

Obama is a snivelling little twit!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: LittleHoodedMonk, 4/28/2013 9:03:51 PM     (No. 9300793)

Once again, 0bama raises his skirt over his head and wails like a little girl.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 4/28/2013 9:05:06 PM     (No. 9300796)

Now, now. Obama personally called Assad today and told him that his (Assad´s) mother was a hamster and his father smelt of elderberry, then proceeded to threaten to send chemical weapons of his own out of his butt in his general direction if he didn´t stop using chemical weapons.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mfm, 4/28/2013 9:08:41 PM     (No. 9300799)

A friend of mine just returned from Cairo..I thought he was crazy to go..Had the best trip of his life, take away, Egyptions welcomed him, friendly helpful, there are no longer many tourists.. The hate the Brotherhood and even more they hate Obama, hate is not a strong enough word...Another take away, the Military will throw Morsi out by end of summer. The people of Egypt do not want war..with anyone...Obama weakness and his support of the Muslim Brotherhood is causing hell in the middle east and north africa

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Reply 5 - Posted by: tnorling, 4/28/2013 9:12:19 PM     (No. 9300802)

The First Mouse has spoken! He makes jellyfish look good.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 4/28/2013 9:12:54 PM     (No. 9300803)

The Red Line is the communist propaganda which Zippy blurts out every day.

And he hasn´t a scintilla of regret over that.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mgwitt, 4/28/2013 9:14:14 PM     (No. 9300805)

No guts Obama!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: noddy, 4/28/2013 9:23:09 PM     (No. 9300815)

If Obama had a tail he´d put it between his legs and skulk away. He just doesn´t have anything between his legs.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: JediJerry, 4/28/2013 9:28:17 PM     (No. 9300822)

Syria and North Korea know Obama is full of crap and will not do anything to them for using nukes, chemicals or anything else they want to use against anyone they want to attack. They can attack the US and all that will happen is Hillary and Kerry will send harsh letters threatening severe diplomatic sanctions by the UN and that´s it.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: DocH, 4/28/2013 9:32:32 PM     (No. 9300826)

Alternate headline: Incompetent Incumbent Regrets Own Incompetence in Incompetent Way.

We are so hosed.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Janjan, 4/28/2013 9:47:54 PM     (No. 9300839)

Not only does Obama make an ass of himself again with his utter incompetence but then sends out one of his media toadies to announce it. God help us.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: RCFlyer98, 4/28/2013 10:00:40 PM     (No. 9300853)

Just what exactly did this P.O.S. POTUS of ours mean then? This man is a liar of the first order and should not, under any circumstances, be the leader of this country!!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: dipi, 4/28/2013 10:16:02 PM     (No. 9300867)

Re post #3. That is going to take a few bags of beans. In any case, that is all he has been doing - blowing smoke out of the wrong orifice.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 4/28/2013 10:40:33 PM     (No. 9300887)

Not to worry. By Monday morning, F.Chuck and Little David will be back as happy little schoolgirls at Camp Obama.
/contempt off/

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 4/29/2013 12:57:12 AM     (No. 9300965)

Only a Democrat could get away with this kind of idiotic behavior in the White House. Particularly a black Democrat president. It is expected of him to not be savvy politically- He´s black! That´s enough.

God, but this nation is in so much trouble now.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: readaholic, 4/29/2013 1:14:42 AM     (No. 9300974)

Since he´s just an all-talk wimp maybe we Americans don´t have to let him run all over us??? And our savings?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Trigger2, 4/29/2013 6:12:36 AM     (No. 9301047)

When Barry announced his red line attempting to look manly, I said at the time that the red line would turn into a white line. Maybe I should go to Vegas and try my luck at the tables.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 4/29/2013 6:47:44 AM     (No. 9301065)

Ah, yes, President Gutsy Call.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: mindyourbubble, 4/29/2013 6:53:30 AM     (No. 9301068)

The Red Line remark, now no longer BHO´s "policy", is typical of one who tries to bully some one and then gets cold feet or his hubris is nothing but a cry in the wind. Yep all wind signifying nothing. {Where have we heard that before?}

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Reply 20 - Posted by: judy, 4/29/2013 6:54:33 AM     (No. 9301069)

Todd, Gregory & the won...what a team...when the won says something he means it..yeh sure....if anyone would know the won regrets something it would be the WH insiders nbc..

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Rinktum, 4/29/2013 7:03:34 AM     (No. 9301075)

The main stream media´s response: This apparent flip flop is an evolution of thought by our esteemed and incomparably wise young President. He is not some intellectually stunted tough talking cowboy. His decisions are nuanced and thoughtful. He is a man particularly suited for these dangerous times.

In other words, something that would put any other President on the proverbial political hot seat, will be massaged into foreign policy brilliance.





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Reply 22 - Posted by: pineledger, 4/29/2013 7:24:36 AM     (No. 9301100)

Don´t recall any jokes about the Red Line at the Correspondents´ Dinner.

What a sis.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: M2, 4/29/2013 7:28:01 AM     (No. 9301107)

Pondering if Mr. Obama ever did his own dirty work in his entire life can be a lifelong pursuit.

With this latest "not present" vote, POTUS has successfully embarrassed his entire Party, his family, liberals everywhere and America around the globe. But then, foreigners are wiser than liberal Americans: At least the former know what Obama really is. The latter are only now regretfully waking up from their own votes.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Adam, 4/29/2013 7:32:53 AM     (No. 9301114)

Obama doesn´t have the....uh....guts...to be a dad, let alone leader of the free world (snort). You NEVER set a boundary with your kids unless you KNOW you will enforce it. Better off not setting a boundary at all. Good heavens, the peacknik of all time, DR. bloody Spock knew that. Can you believe we have a president who is softer than Dr. Spock!

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Reply 25 - Posted by: ocjim, 4/29/2013 7:33:56 AM     (No. 9301119)

C´mon now, show some respect. When helping Mo hang curtains, he stands on a chair without a net or a spotter. And not all men have the guts to wear a gingham apron around the house either. Syria knows who they´re dealing with.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Rusino, 4/29/2013 7:59:28 AM     (No. 9301154)

The Lunitics are in charge of the asylum!

Obama and his posse are totally corrupt. They are destroying, TRANSFORMING, The USA. Is there no elected official that will stand and challenge this President and his people? I include Democrats too, they can not all be Deaf, Dumb, and INVINCIBLY BLIND!

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Reply 27 - Posted by: udanja99, 4/29/2013 8:08:13 AM     (No. 9301167)

Present!

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Reply 28 - Posted by: enuf8, 4/29/2013 8:17:42 AM     (No. 9301178)

READ an article of November 6, 2012 written in the Canadian Free Press by Doug Hagmann:
http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/50824

In addition to arming the anti-Assad rebels with conventional weapons, there was a concurrent plan that would have been the icing on the cake, so to speak. An event that would have put the objective on a fast track to completion.

Imagine the outcry from the civilized world that wakes up one morning to the news that Assad had “gassed” his own people. Except it would be a false flag event that would set-up Assad. That would be an invitation to NATO and the West to intervene, using the same or a similar template we have seen Mr. Obama use. Again, the game clock was running out on Mr. Obama and his handlers, and there is no guarantee that he will see another term to get the job done. Such an event would usher in the forces of NATO and expedite plans.


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Reply 29 - Posted by: chicodon, 4/29/2013 8:22:47 AM     (No. 9301185)

Liberals believe Obama just reassessed the situation and they applaud him for it. They will be the only ones who see it that way. Unfortunately what Obama will get is another test. He will be prodded and poked until he responds. Nature abhors a vacuum. Let´s not forget that Russia and Iran are propping up Assad.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Tusker, 4/29/2013 8:27:26 AM     (No. 9301194)

Bow-Boy the taupe draws yet another yellow line in the sand.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: MattMusson, 4/29/2013 8:32:22 AM     (No. 9301203)

Obama came up agains a situation that his drones could not handle.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: K620, 4/29/2013 8:40:56 AM     (No. 9301223)

#12, Obamessiah said the use of chemical weapons would be a "gamechanger." (Chemical weapons a game?). So I´m guessing what The Won means is that they´re going to play to 21 instead of 15.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: cake crumb, 4/29/2013 8:50:14 AM     (No. 9301243)

"I talked tough to look like a leader! I didn´t expect them to call me on it!"

Metroman is an embarrassment to other metros.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: LZK, 4/29/2013 8:51:58 AM     (No. 9301246)

Time for the Brits to take over. Looks like WE Americans are gonna be embarrassed again thanks to the wimp in the White House....

Great weekend for President George W. Bush to surface with his moral resolve and character. The differences between obama and President Bush were so apparent at the dedication of his library.

Democrats have got to be holding their heads low in disgust....

AND -- while WE´re on the subject of "character". That poor excuse for a man, bubba clinton, riding the coat/tails of the Bush family made me sick.....

LZK

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 4/29/2013 9:02:55 AM     (No. 9301274)

Lil´ barrys red line has turned into a yellow line.

And no, he doesn´t care what you think.

Waiting for his next "LOOK SQUIRREL!"

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Reply 36 - Posted by: mc squared, 4/29/2013 9:06:18 AM     (No. 9301282)

Iran and No Ko encouraged. Film at 110.





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Reply 37 - Posted by: caddyjak, 4/29/2013 9:20:47 AM     (No. 9301306)

The Executive Branch of the U. S. Government is a criminal enterprise. The Unjustice Department supports and enables it´s felonious and traitorous activity.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: stryker714, 4/29/2013 9:26:12 AM     (No. 9301313)

Come on now, you all are being way to hard on Obama. He corrected us and said it was never meant to be interpreted as an on/off switch. See, it´s our fault: We thought it was digital, an absolute and he corrected us in his professorial way and explained it was analog and quite subjective at that! It was an innnocent mistake on our behalves. We just have so much to learn under his greatness. haha /s off.

Sorry, barf bag not included.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Quiet Observer, 4/29/2013 9:26:46 AM     (No. 9301315)

Obama probably followed his announcement of the red line with a phone all to Assad to tell him, "don´t call my bluff or you´ll be sorry!"

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Reply 40 - Posted by: uno, 4/29/2013 9:29:01 AM     (No. 9301322)

When Jesse Jackson said he wanted to cut off the Obamboozler´s pistachios, I suspect it would have been like a re-do of Geraldo finding out what´s in Al Capone´s vault!

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All, 4/29/2013 9:29:50 AM     (No. 9301325)

"Present!"

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Reply 42 - Posted by: papasparky, 4/29/2013 10:09:09 AM     (No. 9301403)

The term community organizer has always chafed my sitting mechanism, and the faux fact that participation in such action is the only qualifier for residency in the White House, is akin to attempting to alleviate said chafing with turpentine.

The kindest, and most accurate, (MHO) reference I could ever attribute to "The Won" was community agitator, and not a particularly good one at that.

It now seems he was not even deserving of that consideration. The won has wilted into a wimp!

The old adage about "it all coming out in the wash" was contingent on the agitator agitating, and his doesn´t - probably never did!

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Reply 43 - Posted by: mickturn, 4/29/2013 10:29:34 AM     (No. 9301440)

Oh, sorry we LIED!

Our dear Leader does not know how to do anything else...this message presented to you by a totally anonymous person who looks in the windows.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: dragonlearner, 4/29/2013 11:10:50 AM     (No. 9301535)

This is so pathetic!

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Reply 45 - Posted by: EQKimball, 4/29/2013 11:27:59 AM     (No. 9301567)

Come the irrefutable evidence, our response is already being prepared. John Kerry is drafting a very strong letter.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: texas_gop, 4/29/2013 11:45:44 AM     (No. 9301589)

No need to worry. The President has a big stick and will draw a new double-dare line.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 4/29/2013 12:09:01 PM     (No. 9301654)

# 25 Yes !!
All this talk of WMD is such an unnecessary distraction
and intrusion on Barry´s daily relaxing and recreation.
We have a family member who is a lazy , no good bum
and I must say, even he shows more initiative
and work ethic than Obama.
No one..no one ..has as much free time as Obama.
It´s a futile point, but, if we had a competent and honorable media , the American people
would have been made aware of Obama´s pathological laziness.
His daily , non work, all play schedule is absolute dereliction of duty.

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Reply 48 - Posted by: Lonestar Jack, 4/29/2013 2:34:44 PM     (No. 9301941)

The great POP OFFER (in an effort to look tough) has to walk it back again.


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Reply 49 - Posted by: Muggins, 4/29/2013 4:42:45 PM     (No. 9302159)

Obama´s hollow threat has been exposed. Under Obama, the U.S. has had a withering credibility. This makes more likely the frightening spectre of nuclear arms races in Asia and the Middle East.

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Reply 50 - Posted by: strike3, 4/29/2013 4:51:25 PM     (No. 9302178)

The White House is going to be full of red faces if the chemical weapons are found to have come from Saddam about 10 years ago.

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Reply 51 - Posted by: MindMadeUp, 4/29/2013 4:54:49 PM     (No. 9302186)

This latest example of incompetence and pusillanimous leadership makes a major, possibly nuclear, attack by Israel on Iran almost inevitable. They now know absolutely, if there was any doubt, that they cannot rely on anything the big 0 says.

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Reply 52 - Posted by: Coach, 4/29/2013 5:02:37 PM     (No. 9302198)

To quote José Ferrer in The Caine Mutiny: "Old. Yellow. Stain."

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Reply 53 - Posted by: judy, 4/29/2013 5:11:29 PM     (No. 9302211)

The won also promised our health premiums would go down $1,400 yearly. He probably told Assad... now this time I really really really mean it...

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Reply 54 - Posted by: mizzmac, 4/29/2013 5:13:23 PM     (No. 9302215)

Yeah, that´s why you don´t hijack a routine presser in August to talk tough about your "red line" so that people will think you´re tough on terror and vote for you. It would be better to have a well-thought out plan (say, 3-4 steps ahead) than to get in front of the microphone and pop off. That was, as my dad used to say, "letting your alligator mouth overload your hummingbird a**). It might work bullying Chicago peeps, but the Syrians and others are not fooled. They know he´s weak.

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Reply 55 - Posted by: donnaclaire, 4/29/2013 7:15:56 PM     (No. 9302381)

No kiddin´? Obama wishes he shouldn´t have made the remark about a red line? Really?

I never believe anything he says. Obama is such a feckless, arrogant twit. Anything coming out of his head or mouth is just more drivel and not to be believed nor counted upon.

Remember when Reagan actually fired the air traffic controllers after he threatened to - and they didn´t believe him? That was one of the more significant decisions Reagan ever made. The rest of the world - friends and foes alike - learned then that when Reagan said he would do something - he would. Don´t think any international leaders ever doubted his word or promises again. (This decision of his was historical, indeed).

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Reply 56 - Posted by: fireboy, 4/29/2013 7:52:26 PM     (No. 9302430)

The Benghazi attackers are sipping Pina Coladas at the Tripoli Hilton. I doubt Assad is losing any sleep.

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Reply 57 - Posted by: nevernaught, 4/29/2013 9:12:34 PM     (No. 9302516)

I like to think of it as the skinny pink wobbly line.

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Reply 58 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 4/29/2013 10:48:09 PM     (No. 9302631)

That opening comment by Todd sounded like he swiped it from Crissie Mathews.
Obe´s red line error comes from the fact that his mouth can do a tango and his tongue a fandango but he never found a brain.
He does resemble the scarecrow of Oz a bit.

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Reply 59 - Posted by: Happy Trails, 4/30/2013 2:25:58 PM     (No. 9303814)

The "red line" threat was just the opener for the exposure of WMD´s, and to be followed up with the announcement the Al
Queta has captured them, and darn it, we think they should give them to the " international community". Or, Or Or else!

When Barry wants to go "rambo", it will be against the Americans.

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In 2009, in the earliest weeks of President Barack Obama‘s administration, the White House made the controversial decision to take the unprecedented step of moving the Census Bureau from control of the commerce secretary over to the White House ahead of the decennial 2010 census. Conservatives sounded alarm bells. “It takes something that is supposedly apolitical like the census, and gives it to a guy who is infamously political,” said Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) of then White House Chief of Staff Rham Emanuel. “Requiring the Census director to report directly to White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel is a

Gallup: 52% of Americans Say
Federal Income Taxes Too High
Cybercast News Service, by Susan Jones    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/15/2014 12:48:38 PM     Post Reply
Just in time for tax deadline day, a new Gallup poll finds that a majority of Americans -- 52 percent -- say they pay too much federal income tax, while 42 percent say they amount they pay is "about right." Three percent said their federal taxes are "too low." Gallup says the percentage who say their taxes are "too high" has hovered around 50 percent since 2003, although the current 52 percent is up from the 46 percent who said "too high" two years ago. While a slim majority of Americans say their federal tax burden is too high, roughly the

Omission Outrage! Big Three
Networks Censor Huge IRS
Scandal Developments
Newsbusters, by Geoffrey Dickens    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/15/2014 12:45:56 PM     Post Reply
At this point it might take a dead body to get the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) networks to give the IRS-Tea Party scandal any sort of real coverage. Huge developments in the last week – like IRS official Lois Lerner receiving a criminal referral from the House Ways and Means Committee and e-mails proving she fed tax information on a targeted group to the staff of Rep. Elijah Cummings (D) – were completely censored by ABC and NBC news. Only a 90 second report on Thursday’s CBS This Morning kept last week’s revelations from being totally blacked out on

Kansas Jewish Center Gunman
didn´t just Appear out of Nowhere
American Thinker, by Stu Tarlowe    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/15/2014 5:26:15 AM     Post Reply
He’s not “unknown”, and he didn’t just pop up on the horizon. The alleged killer of three at the Overland Park (Kansas) Jewish Community Center and a nearby Jewish retirement home didn’t just “appear out of nowhere”; he’s a man who has been in the public eye before, right here in the Kansas City area and elsewhere, along with his foaming-at-the-mouth anti-Jewish and white supremacist views. The suspect, identified as Frazier Glenn Cross of Aurora, Missouri, is also known as Frazier Glenn Miller or simply Glenn Miller. As Glenn Miller, he ran for the U.S. Senate from Missouri in 2010.

Post-apocalyptic scenes engulf
Chile as helicopters, airplanes and
firefighters struggle to contain wildfires
that have killed 15, devastated
2,000 homes and left 8,000 homeless
Daily Mail (UK), by Tara Brady    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/15/2014 4:44:42 AM     Post Reply
Helicopters, airplanes and firefighters have been struggling to contain wildfires that have killed 15 people, devastated more than 2,000 homes and left 8,000 homeless in Valparaiso, Chile. A 15th body was found today and the toll of destroyed homes has risen to more than 2,150. As smoke rose from smoldering ruins all over the picturesque coastal city, many compared the scene to Dante´s inferno. Scroll down for video - Some people made their way home after days without sleep, only to discover ruins. The fires, so hot they created their own fierce winds, consumed a few entire neighborhoods. In other



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Ben Carson: White House wanted
apology for ‘offending’ Obama

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Daily Caller, by Alex Pappas    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/15/2014 5:22:51 AM     Post Reply
Neurosurgeon Ben Carson says the White House wanted him to apologize for “offending” President Obama after he famously delivered a conservative message at the National Prayer Breakfast last year. Carson, the former director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, recalls the events surrounding his 2013 speech in his new book, One Nation: What We Can All Do To Save America’s Future. The Daily Caller obtained an advance copy of the book, which is set for release May 20. “He did not appear to be hostile or angry,” Carson writes of Obama, “but within a matter of minutes after the conclusion of

Obama Generation Losing
Interest in Obama

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Wall Street Journal, by James Freeman    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/14/2014 4:23:09 PM     Post Reply
President Obama inspired a generation of young people to support his historic election in 2008. And in 2012, despite the struggles of his first term, Mr. Obama still managed to win the support of a full 60% of voters age 18-29. But the man who once dreamed of being a transformative leader in the Reagan mold is inspiring few of those young people to follow his lead. "For all the talk about the movement that elected Mr. Obama, the more notable movement of Obama supporters has been away from politics. It appears that few of the young people who voted

Why You Should Be Sympathetic
Toward Cliven Bundy

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Powerline, by John Hinderaker    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 4/15/2014 8:40:58 AM     Post Reply
On Saturday, I wrote about the standoff at Bundy Ranch. That post drew a remarkable amount of traffic, even though, as I wrote then, I had not quite decided what to make of the story. Since then, I have continued to study the facts and have drawn some conclusions. Here they are. First, it must be admitted that legally, Bundy doesn’t have a leg to stand on. The Bureau of Land Management has been charging him grazing fees since the early 1990s, which he has refused to pay. Further, BLM has issued orders limiting the area on which Bundy’s cows can

Chelsea Clinton no longer
ruling out politics

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The Hill (Washington DC), by Judy Katz    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/14/2014 11:57:36 AM     Post Reply
Chelsea Clinton says when people ask her these days whether she wants to go into politics, her answer isn’t an automatic “no.” The 34-year-old former first daughter told Fast Company in an interview published Monday, “for so long the answer was just a visceral no. Not because I had made any conscientious, deliberate decision, but since people had been asking for as long as literally I could remember, it was no." Now, the only child of former President Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton explains, "I live in a city and a state and a country where I

Glaring limits of the Civil Rights
Act: We need to redistribute wealth

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Salon Magazine, by Matt Bruenig    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/14/2014 7:20:41 PM     Post Reply
Although the Civil Rights Act, the landmark legislation which just reached its 50th anniversary, made great strides in desegregating the economy, economic discrimination is still widespread, and anti-discrimination legislation alone can never rectify the economic damage inflicted upon blacks by slavery and our Jim Crow apartheid regime. The Civil Rights Act was a mild reform, all things considered, but one conservatives fought with vigor and one many conservatives are still bitter about to this day. When the Civil Rights Act passed in 1964, the primary purpose was to root out discrimination in public accommodations (like hotels and movie theaters)

Megyn Kelly and the
Sandberg Head Shaker

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American Thinker, by Richard F. Miniter    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 4/15/2014 9:16:05 AM     Post Reply
Megyn Kelly’s "Kelly File" is a great news show. She’s incisive, informed and customarily handles the toughest guest with aplomb. But her lengthy interview of Facebook C.O.O. Sheryl Sandberg about her second book in the Lean In series Lean In: For Graduates was a head shaker. Amazing that she of all people allowed Sandberg to restring the same old, same old, shamed, and shopworn feminist myths about women and girls and then jangle it in front of her viewing audience like something new out of the box. Indeed Kelly all but genuflected in front of this woman. Kept her on thru

White is not right: Campus admins ask
for help weeding out white people

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Daily Caller, by Robby Soave    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/15/2014 7:47:18 PM     Post Reply
Western Washington University sent a questionnaire to students asking them for advice on how the administration could succeed at making sure that in future years, “we are not as white as we are today.” The question notes that WWU’s racial make up does not perfectly reflect the nation at large, and asks students to consider strategies that other universities have used to focus on skin color as the paramount indicator of a student-applicant’s worth. The president of WWU has stated that his explicit goal is to reduce the white population on campus, according to Campus Reform. “I’ve said before and I’ll say it

Atlanta Braves flooded with Hank
Aaron hate mail: He’s a ‘s*****g’

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Washington Times (D.C.), by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
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Hank Aaron’s recent comments about the need for America to realize that racism is still very much alive and thriving — only now due to those who wear “neckties and starched shirts” rather than KKK hoods — has sparked an angry backlash and many fans are turning the tables, calling the baseball legend himself a racist. “Hank Aaron is a s*****g piece of [expletive] [racial slur],” one man said in an email to the Atlanta Braves’ front office, one of the teams Mr. Aaron used to play for, CBS News reported. “My old man instilled in my mind from a

If a nuclear bomb exploded in downtown
Washington, what should you do?

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The Week, by Marc Ambinder    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/15/2014 4:51:46 AM     Post Reply
Funny question in the headline, yes? But since President Obama worries more about the threat of terrorists´ improvised nuclear device going off in a major American city than anything Russia can throw at us, I was wondering if the government had deigned to share with us citizens any tips for, you know, surviving something their own intelligence points to as the likeliest unlikely Black Swan event. Well, no. And yes. No — very few people in Washington, D.C., who work for the government have any idea what they would do if a 10-kiloton nuclear device exploded at the intersection of 16th and K

Obama taps gay bishop to wrap Easter
Prayer Breakfast with invocation

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: jackson- 4/15/2014 9:25:28 AM     Post Reply
When President Obama needed a preacher to fulfill the closing prayer duties at the annual White House Easter Prayer Breakfast, he turned to none other than the Episcopal Church’s first openly gay bishop — who said he was as shocked as anyone at the appointment. The Right Rev. Gene Robinson said in a tweet, accompanied by a photo of Mr. Obama behind a podium at the event: “POTUS ‘preaches’ at the Easter prayer breakfast. Then, out of the blue, asks ME to close with prayer. OMG!” Newsmax said he also emphasized that the words he chose to close the breakfast

Obama Selects First Openly Gay
Episcopal Bishop to Lead Easter Prayer

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Mediaite, by Andrew Kirell    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/14/2014 12:46:05 PM     Post Reply
President Obama pulled a surprise move Monday at the White House’s Easter Prayer Breakfast when he selected Gene Robinson to lead the closing prayer. Robinson is famously known as the first openly gay Episcopal bishop. Talking Points Memo’s Tom Kludt spotted the following tweet from Robinson, who was in attendance: (Tweet) Robinson, 66, became diocesan bishop of New Hampshire in March 2004. He retired in January 2013 and is currently a senior fellow at the progressive

Developing: Russian fighter jet buzzes
U.S. Navy destroyer in Black Sea

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Associated Press, by Lolita C. Baldor    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/14/2014 12:49:12 PM     Post Reply
A Russian fighter jet made multiple, close-range passes near an American warship in the Black Sea for more than 90 minutes Saturday amid escalating tensions in the region, a U.S. military official said Monday. In the first public account of the incident, the official said the Russian Fencer flew within 1,000 yards of the USS Donald Cook, a Navy destroyer, at about 500 feet above sea level. Ship commanders considered the actions provocative and inconsistent with international agreements, prompting the ship to issue several radio queries and warnings. The fighter appeared to be unarmed and never was in danger of


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