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Congressional Black Caucus
recommends Sheila Jackson Lee
for Homeland Security Secretary

Houston Chronicle, by Hannah Jeffrey

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 7/29/2013 9:44:24 PM

Conservative bloggers went wild Monday when they got wind of the Congressional Black Caucus’ suggestion that President Obama pick Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Houston for the post of Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. Rich Cooper, avid blogger for Security Debrief, responded to the news of the Jackson Lee recommendation in a post by saying, “Apparently, it is not a joke. For reasons that baffle any sense of reality, it is a serious gesture on the part of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) to encourage President Obama to nominate Rep. Jackson Lee

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: horacer, 7/29/2013 9:48:00 PM     (No. 9448815)

Why? Is Cynthia McKinney not available.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 7/29/2013 9:48:45 PM     (No. 9448816)

He who the gods would destroy they first make mad.

Well, here we are.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 7/29/2013 9:48:47 PM     (No. 9448817)

This says it´s from the Houston Chronicle, but obviously the OP has made an error. It´s from the Onion. Right?

This could be laughable if SJL weren´t so deadly and dangerously stupid.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mitzi, 7/29/2013 9:48:59 PM     (No. 9448818)

How funny!

These guys should take their comedy act on the road!

I think ambassador to Libya would be a better fit.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 7/29/2013 9:49:42 PM     (No. 9448822)

They´ve scraped the bottom of the barrel so many times they can see the ground underneath.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 7/29/2013 9:50:37 PM     (No. 9448824)

and here I thought Affirmative Action was dead and buried.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 7/29/2013 9:51:04 PM     (No. 9448825)

Hades, she might just turn out to be the most competent of all the Obambi appointees. She can´t be as clueless as Big Sis Fat Nat or Sec of Death Sibelius. And let´s not even mention the financial crisis genesis Obambi has appointed.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Flipper3, 7/29/2013 9:53:16 PM     (No. 9448830)

Oh, God, I´m laughing too hard to write anything.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Keekng, 7/29/2013 9:54:20 PM     (No. 9448832)

Don´t laugh! She is black, that seems to be the only qualification Bam Bam needs for secretary appointments.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: mitzi, 7/29/2013 9:55:01 PM     (No. 9448833)

She´s probably in real danger of losing her seat in 2014 ...

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Reply 11 - Posted by: watashiyo, 7/29/2013 9:56:32 PM     (No. 9448834)

I recommend Rachel Jeantel, Trayvon´s girlfriend. She´s just as smart as Sheila Jackson and it´ll be a tribute to St. Trayvon.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Ben Around, 7/29/2013 9:57:51 PM     (No. 9448836)

What´s the big difference between her and janet?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: noddy, 7/29/2013 10:01:00 PM     (No. 9448838)

Does money from normal people, like white taxpayers, go to this immoral group? Time for a Congressional White Caucus funded entirely from black taxpayers. Me, racist? Well to be honest bo (before Obama) I wasn´t. Now? Guess for yourselves.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: redgrains, 7/29/2013 10:04:45 PM     (No. 9448840)

Thank you sir!
May we(WTP) have another?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: tylermc, 7/29/2013 10:09:21 PM     (No. 9448841)

This naacp really wants to be considered a joke. Their ideas are really bad! She´s an idiot and the people that populate the naacp are obviously cut from the same cloth.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Freeloader, 7/29/2013 10:09:56 PM     (No. 9448842)

"I stand here as a freed slave because this Congress came together."

Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas)
February 13, 2013 Speech
House Of Representatives

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Reply 17 - Posted by: cartcart, 7/29/2013 10:14:38 PM     (No. 9448846)

Where? On Mars?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: reddfroge, 7/29/2013 10:14:40 PM     (No. 9448847)

please correct me if I am wrong...was is not Lee who asked about the ´Mars rover´ being near the American flag planted by our ´Lunar´ mission???

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Reply 19 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 7/29/2013 10:21:30 PM     (No. 9448854)

Good God! Are they insane?

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Reply 20 - Posted by: DaBigGuy, 7/29/2013 10:27:10 PM     (No. 9448866)

Unplug one post turtle, plug in another one. I doubt she could secure her own limo for her one block ride to the Capitol by finding the "lock" button, much less secure the homeland. The CBC´s laughable judgment strikes again!

Face it though, if offered, why should she take a job for three years and out, when she knows the idiots in her district will keep her in office until she drops dead from the neck down.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/29/2013 10:32:34 PM     (No. 9448871)

I would like to sue the ACLU for not representing US for the BC discrimination.





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Reply 22 - Posted by: grounded, 7/29/2013 10:33:48 PM     (No. 9448874)

About the only discernible difference between Ms. Jackson Lee and Big Sis is that the Congresswoman is straight while the jury is still out on Sec. Napolitano.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: CzndCitzen, 7/29/2013 10:42:48 PM     (No. 9448889)

Really? you can´t make this up, If the CBC thinks she is the best they have to put forward....WOW, how about them apples?

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Reply 24 - Posted by: mizzmac, 7/29/2013 10:44:34 PM     (No. 9448893)

If you´re like many of her constituents, you WON´T hear back from her. She is totally unresponsive to voices from her district, unless they´ve fallen for her con. She is an embarrassment to Texas, to Houston, and to the 18th congressional district. As my grandfather would say, "She doesn´t have the sense to pour pi** out of a boot." The only thing she´d be good for as Homeland Security Secretary is pathetic humor.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 7/29/2013 10:50:21 PM     (No. 9448905)

Ummm - - I guess it depends on which "homeland" they´re talking about.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Italiano, 7/29/2013 10:57:33 PM     (No. 9448919)

It would be an interesting experiment to let these geniuses start a new, alternative universe country from scratch, and see what happens. Obama as POTUS, Michelle as Lord knows what, Holder as Supreme Court, ValJar, Van Jones, Sharpton, et. al., would be all be tasked with getting it right. CBC as Legislature, of course. One-party rule, no Constitution.

They´d need a catchy new name for their socialist paradise though. "Corrupt, third-world hellhole" and "Detroit" are both taken.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Bpl40, 7/29/2013 10:57:54 PM     (No. 9448920)

While we are at it....Why not the next President of the United States? Really why not?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: pinger, 7/29/2013 10:58:41 PM     (No. 9448923)

I´ve lost all track of time. Is today April 1st?

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Chief1942, 7/29/2013 11:00:48 PM     (No. 9448925)

If this wasn´t so pathetic, it would actually be funny. Like all the clowns at a circus pouring out of a tiny car, which clown is going to be next?

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Reply 30 - Posted by: billa, 7/29/2013 11:05:11 PM     (No. 9448930)

Has any one even listened to the members of this group speak?

The major consequence of affirmative action is allowing these people to actually rise onto a national stage. Zero knowledge of anything like, math, English, grammar, economics, history and civics.

All they have been spouting for 60 years is that whatever your situation involves, it is the fault of white people.

And any perceived or real injustice, and including but not limited to NBA wins are received with massive riots, assaults, rapes, killings, and massive property destruction.


Against this back drop, I gather SJL will implement a policy of substantial and very strict scrutiny of white people.

The muslim nations must be doing their serious "la, lalala, allah" dance of the further anti-Americanization of our own country by our own government.




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Reply 31 - Posted by: The Maggster, 7/29/2013 11:17:44 PM     (No. 9448945)

I don´t know whether to laugh or cry!! I thought only Sheila Jackson Lee was a loon. Evidently it´s the entire Congressional Black Caucus.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: web, 7/29/2013 11:21:32 PM     (No. 9448947)

The plan may be to have an idiot Black woman in charge of DHS for when their planned financial collapse begins. Blacks have already started their race war... everyone else just hasn´t started shooting back.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: JHBoatwright, 7/29/2013 11:25:40 PM     (No. 9448955)

"..... Sheila Jackson Lee .... "

Has anyone ever published the thought that she bears the names of the two greatest Generals of the Confederate States of America?


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Reply 34 - Posted by: bobn.t, 7/29/2013 11:26:55 PM     (No. 9448957)

Another black quack in the administration.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Smaj, 7/29/2013 11:38:36 PM     (No. 9448978)

She is the PERFECT face of the lawlessness, incompetence, fecklessness and criminality that is the DHS. Under her "leadership" the DHS would make a case study in why it shoud be defunded and shut down.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: artman1746, 7/29/2013 11:46:13 PM     (No. 9448984)

A prime example of why Detroit has been run into the ground. It was run by a Democrat black caucus clone.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: bighambone, 7/29/2013 11:54:03 PM     (No. 9448993)

While Obama might nominate her, the US Senate would never confirm her, and if somehow they did, Obama would probably start regretting his nomination right away, because the lady is a loose cannon, and once in the job even Obama would not be able to control her and her flapping gums.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Fosterdad, 7/30/2013 12:24:17 AM     (No. 9449013)

Please, please, please nominate her. Please. The confirmation hearings would be hysterical and have ratings to rival the last episode of Cheers. Then, and only then would most Americans finally get a lesson on how truly horrifyingly stupid this woman really is and how she´s the epitome of liberal affirmative action.

Please nominate her.

That said, it´s a disgrace that she occupies the House seat once held by a giant like Barbara Jordan. What a monumental step down.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: oh-heck, 7/30/2013 12:28:15 AM     (No. 9449016)

There is an old story that 2 types of racing greyhounds are killed as puppies: those who are too stupid to chase the rabbit and those who too smart and realize the rabbit is fake. Sheila is a special case, she feels entitled to tell someone to catch that rabbit and bring it to her.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Dante, 7/30/2013 12:29:02 AM     (No. 9449017)

What a joke, that moron isn´t mentally fit enough to bag groceries.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Lonestarlarry, 7/30/2013 12:53:44 AM     (No. 9449032)

Maybe she could get Rep. Hank Johnson of Georgia for an assistant. Then maybe they could go to Guam, and then....then...maybe someone could rock the island till it capsized.....and.....and..

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Reply 42 - Posted by: rambo77, 7/30/2013 2:06:33 AM     (No. 9449062)

No. I can´t say it. I came to Houston over 60 years ago and enjoyed watching it grow. Then Barbara Jordon got elected to the 18th Cong. Dist. and Houston really came alive!! Then a few years ago, this Shelia Jackson Lee creature came on the scene and it´s be downhill ever since. All the good that Rep. Jordon accomplished went out the window. Now this idea of Lee going to Homeland Security is just sick. Just plain sick!!
No. I must stop.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: Spidey, 7/30/2013 2:43:16 AM     (No. 9449072)

Maybe the CBC recommended her after they heard the new DHS building was a former mental institution.

Seriously, she was "voted" the most abusive person in congress as far as she treats her staff. She´s taken countless fact finding missions to resort islands at taxpayer expense.She probably puts those ridiculous silk scarves on the government credit card since she wears them on the floor.The woman really thinks she´s a fashion statement.

I´d hate to be a pool boy at one of those island resorts and get a phone call to go to her room.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: Merlin251, 7/30/2013 3:34:52 AM     (No. 9449098)

Short Bus Sheila is a frothing at the mouth racist, a complete idiot, and a total embarrassment as a member of Congress. She would be an utter disaster in a position affecting National Security, and could cause a great deal of damage that would be hard to recover from. Sheila certainly is lucky that breathing is a totally involuntary action requiring absolutely no conscious input or she would surely suffocate!!!

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Reply 45 - Posted by: Crosscut, 7/30/2013 4:25:54 AM     (No. 9449120)

Lee is regarded as the dumbest piece of Democrat excrement in Congress. This female´s level of ignorance and stupidity is beyond profound. Obvious reflection of her constituencies.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: CEP, 7/30/2013 5:01:07 AM     (No. 9449136)

LOL well this whole administration is a joe

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Reply 47 - Posted by: TakeBackAmerica, 7/30/2013 6:07:20 AM     (No. 9449151)

Don´t those nitwits realize that affirmative action can´t be taken that seriously?

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Reply 48 - Posted by: nonsense, 7/30/2013 8:24:52 AM     (No. 9449300)

Just when the think the nightmare that is the o/demonrat regime agenda can´t get any scarier...it does.

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Reply 49 - Posted by: Old Army Vet, 7/30/2013 8:33:20 AM     (No. 9449309)

I don´t think that I could come up with enough adjectives to describe how I feel about this moron. She is one of the vilest, ignorant, hateful, spiteful, racist, etc. SJL is right up there with sharpton and the rev. jackson as far as I am concerned. A true waste of space, time and oxygen.

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Reply 50 - Posted by: harper, 7/30/2013 3:03:05 PM     (No. 9449986)

I don´t care who you are, that´s funny!

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Reply 51 - Posted by: broken01, 7/31/2013 11:40:11 AM     (No. 9451214)

I could recommend this shrill, hateful, racist, Mighty Joe Young look-a-like for a couple of jobs. Being in charge of DHS or even a Congresscritter isn´t one of them. Zoo attraction comes to mind.

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Reply 52 - Posted by: spinpilot, 10/6/2013 6:02:56 PM     (No. 9553229)

All you can do is laugh....

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Reply 53 - Posted by: spinpilot, 10/6/2013 6:04:02 PM     (No. 9553231)

Such great comments too!

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A group of seven multiracial Washington and Lee University (W&L) students are demanding the school remove all Confederate flags from campus and "acknowledge" General Robert E. Lee´s "dishonorable side." According to the Roanoke Times, "seven multiracial students, calling themselves ´The Committee,´" have also demanded the school "acknowledge and apologize for participating in chattel slavery." They want recognition of "Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the undergraduate campus" and an end to "neo-Confederates" marching across campus "to the Lee Chapel on Lee-Jackson Day." The students say they will "engage in civil disobedience" if their demands are not met by September 1st. They added: "The

´America´s royal baby´: How Chelsea´s first
child could give Hillary Clinton a boost in
the polls if she runs for president in 2016

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Daily Mail (U.K.), by Jessica Jerreat    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/19/2014 7:12:10 PM     Post Reply
For Hillary Clinton, having her own baby grandchild to kiss on the campaign trail, could be one of the biggest boosts to her possible presidential election campaign. Although the former Secretary of State and First Lady has not said if she will run in 2016, the arrival of her first grandchild will soften her image, analysts have said. While Chelsea only revealed her pregnancy on Thursday, supporters of her mother have already started cooing over a possible baby in the White House. With the Clintons having a near-royal status in the U.S., the announcement of a new arrival due this fall has sent

Living in the New York Times World
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American Thinker, by J. Paul Masko    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 4/19/2014 7:48:36 AM     Post Reply
I began reading the entirety of the first section of the New York Times at nine years old, and continued that practice, more or less, for decades.(snip) ...the power of reverence, intrinsic to what I call the “cascade” of The Times: the near avalanche-like flow and distribution of information through electronic and print networks: through like-minded network newscasts, magazines, local newspaper s, blogs, daytime talk TV, late-night entertainment, statements at media award ceremonies, the celebrity Twitterverse, etc. The cascade rolls through Saturday Night Live, Jon Stewart, The New Yorker, the mouths of third-grade teachers, Elmo, Madonna and Susan Sarandon …through

In a Hole, Golf Considers
Digging a Wider One

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New York Times, by Bill Pennington    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/19/2014 10:48:33 AM     Post Reply
GREENSBORO, Ga. — Golf holes the size of pizzas. Soccer balls on the back nine. A mulligan on every hole. These are some of the measures — some would say gimmicks — that golf courses across the country have experimented with to stop people from quitting the game. Golf has always reveled in its standards and rich tradition. But increasingly a victim of its own image and hidebound ways, golf has lost five million players in the last decade, according to the National Golf Foundation, with 20 percent of the existing 25 million golfers apt to quit in the next few years. People under 35 have especially spurned the game, saying it takes too

Obama: ´For me, Easter is a story of hope,
a belief in a better day to come´

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Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/19/2014 9:16:36 AM     Post Reply
Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this time of year holds great meaning. Earlier this week, we hosted a Passover Seder at the White House, and joined Jewish families around the world in their re-tellings of the story of the Exodus and the victory of faith over oppression. And this Sunday, Michelle, Malia, Sasha, and I will join our fellow Christians around the world in celebrating the Resurrection of Christ, the salvation he offered the world, and the hope that comes with the Easter season. These holy days have their roots in miracles that took place long ago. And yet, they still inspire us, guide us, and strengthen us today. They remind us of our

Harry Reid calls dissident Nevada ranchers
´domestic terrorists´ following show of
force against the federal government

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/19/2014 9:29:17 AM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that a family of dissident ranchers and their supporters in his home state of Nevada are ´domestic terrorists,´ citing this week´s standoff with the federal government´s Bureau of Land Management. Cliven Bundy has refused to pay grazing fees for land where his hundreds of cattle roam every day. The land is owned by the federal government, which says he owes more than $1 million. Bundy, however, insists that since his family has been using the land since the 1870s, Uncle Sam can´t collect the grazing fees. A tense standoff developed this week after

Pelosi assists in Holy Week
foot-washing ritual

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San Francisco Chronicle, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 4/18/2014 11:46:54 AM     Post Reply
To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Pelosi also used the occasion to talk about passing HR15 - bipartisan immigration legislation that her office says would "reduce the deficit by nearly $1 trillion, secure our borders, unite our families, protect our workers and provide an earned pathway to citizenship." The Democratic leader´s ceremony coincides with Pope Francis´ similar ceremony in Rome to mark Holy Week.

Ted Cruz, Invoking Reagan,
Angers GOP Colleagues
but Wins Fans Elsewhere

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Wall Street Journal, by Monica Langley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 8:09:17 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON--Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street. The Texan planted his black ostrich cowboy boots in the middle of the small subway car without getting so much as a nod from the other senators--Republican or Democrat--amiably chatting or huddled in their seats. Mr. Cruz finds himself standing alone a lot these days. His response to the cold shoulders: "The establishment despised Ronald Reagan" before he became president, "but the people loved him." For the 43-year-old Republican, the Reagan name illuminates his political life´s

Deadbeat on the Range
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New York Times, by Timothy Eagan    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 3:52:52 PM     Post Reply
Imagine a vendor on the National Mall, selling burgers and dogs, who hasn’t paid his rent in 20 years. He refuses to recognize his landlord, the National Park Service, as a legitimate authority. Every court has ruled against him, and fines have piled up. What’s more, the effluents from his food cart are having a detrimental effect on the spring grass in the capital. Would an armed posse come to his defense, aiming their guns at the park police? Would the lawbreaker get prime airtime on Fox News, breathless updates in the Drudge Report, a sympathetic ear from Tea Party Republicans?

Ann Coulter takes up ‘Mitt
Romney for President’ chant again

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 7:03:28 PM     Post Reply
Conservative columnist Ann Coulter — who used her talk show platform in the last presidential election cycle to campaign hard for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — has taken up the mantra once again, calling on Republicans to give the failed White House bidder another shot in 2016. She made the suggestion during a discussion on Sean Hannity’s radio show while speaking of her new book, “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3-Especially a Republican.” Ms. Coulter also addressed the question of Mr. Romney’s shortcomings by saying that his 2012 loss wasn’t entirely his fault. “I think too much blame, not only in this

You lie! Reporters accuse Obama
of deception, demagoguery just
to get attention

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Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/18/2014 9:28:24 PM     Post Reply
Prominent Washington correspondents are accusing President Obama and his aides of knowingly stretching the truth on issues like the so-called women´s pay gap just to create controversy and keep issues -- and the president -- relevant. Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus kicked off the attack last week when she blasted as “demagoguery” the administration´s tactics during the pay gap debate. “The level of hyperbole -- actually, of demagoguery -- that Democrats have engaged in here is revolting,” she wrote. CBS White House Correspondent Major Garrett then weighed in this week in his National Journal


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