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Barack Obama’s delusions of grandeur:
compares Syria intervention to
fighting World War Two

Telegraph [UK], by Nile Gardiner

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 9/8/2013 12:33:28 AM

A key part of President Obama’s press conference in St. Petersburg last Friday went largely under the radar in the US media--his bizarre analogy between the crisis in Syria, and the London Blitz. [Snip] Those kinds of interventions, these kinds of actions are always unpopular, because they seem distant and removed. And I want to make sure I’m being clear. I’m not--I’m not drawing an analogy to World War II, other than to say when London was getting bombed, it was profoundly unpopular, both in Congress and around the country, to help the British.

He´ll be comparing himself to Churchill next.



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Reply 1 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 9/8/2013 12:40:41 AM     (No. 9510828)

He´s got to be kidding. This is nothing like WWII and the alphagoof knows it. He is really grasping at the teensiest of straws here.
Problem is, there are people who would probably fall for it.
He has been so unmanned by his own behavior on the world stage, it is getting pathetic.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Calvinesq, 9/8/2013 12:50:33 AM     (No. 9510839)

It´s Lord Haw Haw redux.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 9/8/2013 12:54:11 AM     (No. 9510841)

Yeah, well, pinhead, the British weren´t bombing churches, killing Christians, and they weren´t terrorists, unlike the critters you want to help get into power in Syria. Pound sand.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: fiddle ed, 9/8/2013 1:54:28 AM     (No. 9510864)

Obama is having an FDR moment where a failed presidency was transformed by WWII. FDR´s socialist policies did nothing but deepen and prolong the depression and his successful legacy gave the progressive movement a foothold in every facet of our government. The entire industrialized world was decimated by the war and the US was the only country left standing. This bozo in the White House is going for the full monte. The Time magazine front cover of Obama with FDR´s hat and cigarette holder was too prophetic.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 9/8/2013 2:21:01 AM     (No. 9510868)

Will he go into a full meltdown if he doesn´t get his way on this one ?

Why so overinvested ?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: zzzghy, 9/8/2013 2:23:54 AM     (No. 9510869)

Alright already.

stinky is now clearly out of control.

Not that he ever did, but he now obviously and demonstrably knows nothing about which he speaks, and this is putting all of us on planet earth in a truly dangerous situation.

He probably digs it, the rotten little creep.

The once-free world will need heavy horses to re-plow the once free ground trampled and ruined by the likes of stinky.

I´m old; I´ll be long gone before my Country recovers from this nightmare, but I´m hopeful.
Sort of.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: PChristopher, 9/8/2013 2:35:36 AM     (No. 9510875)

The real trouble will start when he and the talk show types start quoting Lincoln.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Spidey, 9/8/2013 3:53:37 AM     (No. 9510891)

I haven´t seen or heard much from punch drunk Biden on all this.He´s usually Obama´s number one sap when it comes to him pushing the latest Obama blather.It was disturbing to see Robert Gates come out in favor of this.Maybe they have a file on him too.I´d like to hear Colin Powell´s take on it.Of course Powell will never live down the shame of the UN presentation.

When I heard Obama say this the other day,it sounded more like a jab at FDR for his foot dragging in WWII.I think FDR was afraid of the big media at the time was very anti-war.Forget bombing England,FDR was well aware of the internment camps way before the Japanese struck Pearl Harbour and that wasn´t enough.

Just like an episode of the Outer Limits,Obama will seize control of your TV remote so you´ll be forced to watch his pitch on this Tues,night. Couldn´t do it Monday because it would upset the NFL.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 9/8/2013 3:58:17 AM     (No. 9510893)

...in regards to #7, I wouldn´t be surprised if word hasn´t gone out to Hollywood for the scriptwriter of "Lincoln" to come up with some fresh material of Tuesday´s night speech, as to why he will take on congress and move forward with the bombing...

...he´s been playing from that playbook for some time now...

...nothing uglier than Narsissists Gone Wild...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: bighambone, 9/8/2013 4:20:21 AM     (No. 9510898)

And he said that in Russia where the Russians hold their contributions to victory against the Nazis in the Second World War, or the Great Patriotic War as the Russians call it, as being sacred.

He has been getting away with revising history and knocking over straw men now for five years, as most of his constituency does not have a clue, along with the fact that the liberal US media gives him a pass every time.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 9/8/2013 4:22:45 AM     (No. 9510899)

Actually #7 has to be a master of subtle tongue in check with this one.
Can´t you just see Obe giving a dramatic speech to free the remaining poor black slaves to create a belly fire for attacking the Syrian.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: JediJerry, 9/8/2013 4:35:56 AM     (No. 9510903)

General Berock MacBama just needs a big corncob pipe and of course as Commander In Chief, he can make himself a General and then award himself The Congressional Medal of Honor for his heroic single handed action in beginning and ending World War III.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: lancer12, 9/8/2013 4:59:58 AM     (No. 9510914)

If the War on Syria is World War II, then pro-Assad operatives who enter the US dressed as civilians to blow stuff up and their supporters are not terrorists but resistance fighters. These are harder to deal with than uniformed fighters or drones. The resistance fighters have on their side the propaganda view of blown up civilians and weeping relatives.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: uno, 9/8/2013 6:59:57 AM     (No. 9510952)

The Obamboozler is totally off the rails on this one and I think it may be an indication of the amount of pressure that is being applied by the Saudis to fight this for them as well as an indication of how much power they exert over Barry.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: LAW428, 9/8/2013 7:05:10 AM     (No. 9510958)

There´s nothing more dangerous than an
egomaniacal narcissist, with a finger on the switch, grasping for relevance.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: M2, 9/8/2013 7:23:05 AM     (No. 9510986)

He should put Michelle front and center trying to convince Congress to strike. She´s done really well with her other endeavors so far.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 9/8/2013 7:50:12 AM     (No. 9511020)

His insults aimed at Putin are far more reminiscent of the Kaiser´s behavior towards his British uncles and cousins. Yeah, that turned out real well for the world.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 9/8/2013 7:51:07 AM     (No. 9511021)

Barry did not learn American history as a child. He learned Islamic history. Which is precisely why he is so interested in multiple civil wars in the middle east and Africa. He believes he is in power "for such a time as this".
Only an idiot would compare entering World War II to save an ally, with starting World War III to save an enemy.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 9/8/2013 7:55:19 AM     (No. 9511030)

Too late for president Daddy Warbucks the train has left the station. When bozo could have and should have done something he played golf and dithered. Now it´s too late and too dangerous.
Besides he´s siding with our enemy and who would replace Assad if he topples?
We have a cabal of communist Cub Scouts in Washington who are giving Mr. Warbucks some bad advice.
Besides Daddy Warbucks ain´t no Lincoln or FDR.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: franq, 9/8/2013 7:55:25 AM     (No. 9511031)

Brave, brave sir Barack.
When Putin reared his ugly head, he bravely
turned his tail and fled.
Courageously handing his putter to the caddy,
he uttered, in baritone voice, "I shall return!"

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Reply 21 - Posted by: saryden, 9/8/2013 8:39:09 AM     (No. 9511085)

While all this is taking attention, the Obama Administration has stealthily used "stimulus" money on the nation´s governors.. to put in place Common Core, a federal take-over to indoctrinate America´s children. Obamacare, with its already-appointed death panel will get rid of the elderly who know history, while Obamacore will brainwash the youth. Remember Hitler´s Youth Program that had students turning their parents in for criticizing government? This is the long-range threat -- call your legislators to get Common Core thrown out!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: planetgeo, 9/8/2013 8:43:47 AM     (No. 9511088)

Obama never studied nor ever learned the most important lesson of WWII...there are real enemies trying to kill us and if you go to war, you don´t do it to send a message or save your credibility, you do it to kill them and keep killing them until they are all dead or the ones who are left don´t have the capacity or the will to continue. It´s called "winning."

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Deedo, 9/8/2013 9:21:20 AM     (No. 9511124)

While our President has been playing spades and golf all summer, Putin has been moving political and military pieces into place and is ready to run the board on Syria to what will certainly be a checkmate of President Obama.

The king piece sought by Putin is a bilateral Congressional rejection of Obama and subsequent stand down from Syrian intervention. This would be more than an extreme embarrassment for President Obama but would also collapse political support for him both domestically and overseas. Russia and its allied states Iran, Syria and soon possibly Egypt (a long-time Soviet ally in days past) would gain a vastly greater free hand to pursue their regional interests with little threat of a neutered Obama administration.

Like any good chess player, Putin is thinking four turns ahead of Obama who seems to not even know what game he is playing. The moves that Putin has made have every appearance of a man who has a very good read on his opponent, his weaknesses and technical ability, and he moves with utter confidence.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Nimby, 9/8/2013 9:29:55 AM     (No. 9511140)

If he continues on this path, he will be starting WOrld War III.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: mitzi, 9/8/2013 9:33:14 AM     (No. 9511145)

Obama´s theme song:

Don´t know much about history
Don´t know much biology
Don´t know much about a science book
Don´t know much about the French I took
Don´t know much about geography
Don´t know much trigonometry
Don´t know much about algebra
Don´t know what a slide rule is for

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Arby, 9/8/2013 10:25:52 AM     (No. 9511250)

Fauxbama hasn´t seen the Wizard of OZ. He thinks he´s in the cabinet war rooms rather than behind the curtain.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Italiano, 9/8/2013 10:45:03 AM     (No. 9511269)

...not to mention Selma.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: flatwater, 9/8/2013 11:01:56 AM     (No. 9511309)

Wise King Barky is always willing to help both al-Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood....

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Freeloader, 9/8/2013 11:17:36 AM     (No. 9511335)

Delusions of grandeur Professor Gardiner? Comparisons to Sir Winston, FDR and World War II?...Don´t you agree this has to be almost as bad as, say, a young, undocumented, Muslim foreign student and professional Marxist street agitator, with zero previous "real world" employment history/military service, thinking he possesses the necessary background and experience needed to effectively serve as President of The United States of America, Commander-In-Chief of our vast global forces and Leader of The Free World?

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Reply 30 - Posted by: owl, 9/8/2013 12:00:15 PM     (No. 9511410)

#5 , he´s not over-invested, he could care less about the middle east, or us for that matter. The only objective he has is next years election. He needs another crisis to distract; to cover up his scandals, so he´ll fabricate one. He´ll blame the GOP. Whatever it takes to fool the voting fools. He gets complete control of congress again and it´s curtains down and lights out.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: franq, 9/8/2013 12:35:36 PM     (No. 9511488)

Shall I add the chorus, #25?

But I do know that I love choom.
And if Reggie Love is in my room,
What a wonderful world this would be...

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Reply 32 - Posted by: ladydawgfan, 9/8/2013 12:41:23 PM     (No. 9511501)

What this all boils down to is Stinky stuffing a sock down the front of his mom jeans and trying to look presidential. It isn´t working and nobody, particularly the international community is fooled.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Tulunk, 9/8/2013 12:54:00 PM     (No. 9511509)

Suppose South Africa, backed by Russia accused the U.S. of genocide by encouraging and financing abortion, mostly among the poor and minorities? Using women´s health as an alibi. They could furnish countless pictures and political speeches to prove these atrocities, since the decadent U.S. is proud of this policy. Then we deserve a "surgical" strike of abortion mills. Of course there would be unfortunate "collateral damage" of teen age victims who happened to be in the "clinics" at the time. Maybe that´s why the majority of people interviewed want us to butt out of the Mideast Obama and the libs have no excuse for righteous indignation.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 9/8/2013 2:48:40 PM     (No. 9511619)

#4, Hubby reminded me of BO as Ronald Reagan... that was an abomination and insult to President Reagan.

I´m wondering when Time will feature BO as George W. Bush?

#16, i wish i could have clicked the "Like" line on your comment ad infinitum...

#16, At first i thought you had written that FLOTUS ought to be ON the Front Lines.

As for FDR´s vacillation, his LeftWing was pretty much in the bag for the Soviets, at least from 1939 when Germany and the USSR signed the "NAZI-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact". Regular messages from Stalin were relayed by his agents nestled in the USA.

So, when Hitler turned on and invaded the USSR, the American Bolsheviks didn´t know what to do, because they had been agitating on the anti-war front. Thereafter, they got the orders to make an about-face, and were "all in" for crushing Hitler, et al.

The moral of the story (or one of them) is that the Left, and BO as its head, has no moral core. The End is all that matters. This is why Lefties get so confused and self-contradictory.

Meanwhile, Wednesday is one year after Benghazi 9/11... BO has made NO response to this atrocity, this act of war, except to lie. ...and EVERYONE in that part of the world remembers... and some of us here remember AND care.

yeah, he has delusions of grandeur, alright

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Billyc, 9/8/2013 3:01:57 PM     (No. 9511637)

#1 Pathetic little man and reference to Churchill . Obama was so quick to get rid of Churchills Bust which was given to the US people.I will be brief, there is so many reasons we should not bomb Syria. On Fox News every weekend they have Susan Estrich an ex MA political hack presently teaching left wing mush to the next generation in CA. She said we have to support Obama to maintain his credibility.The host just looked at her said nothing like a dried prune. Heavens forbid this occupant of the WH lost his credibilty evening of 9/11 , it´s going on a year and the american people still do not know what this fly boy was doing when 4 American citizens were being murdered. Also all the people who survived the Benghazi consulate raid are still gagged. Syrian rebels have occupied Christian villages and paraded nuns through the steets time out . Obama is siding with this unscrupalous bunch of terrorists.Time out .Use of gas in wartime should be banned and the law enforced by a National World Body to enforce the penalty.( Forget the UN.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 9/8/2013 3:20:48 PM     (No. 9511665)

correction to my #35, i meant to say i´d like to multiple click #6; #16 deserves a click, too, though.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: donnaclaire, 9/8/2013 4:06:35 PM     (No. 9511720)

Remember that obnoxious little kid in your neighborhood, way back when, who loved starting fights, or calling others names on the playground but who was incapable - himself - of fighting his way out of a paper bag?

But, remember too - he almost always had an older, bigger, tougher brother or friend who was a bully himself and was always somewhere close (or could be the next day or so), to protect his little brother and avenge whatever harm came to him, or was threatened- as a result of his misdeeds?. No matter what he did...his big bubba would take care of it, so everyone was rather intimidated and were careful not to make this obnoxious twit too mad, for fear of the dire consequences?

Summary: His ´blackness´ is Obama´s protective big bubba. So far, it´s served him well during his disastrous presidency.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: pigop, 9/8/2013 4:20:20 PM     (No. 9511734)

#31 here´s the bridge part:

I don´t claim to be a Muslim student
but I am trying to be
Maybe my being a Kenyan baby
I did win Moochelle for me

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Reply 39 - Posted by: DiverDan, 9/8/2013 5:47:33 PM     (No. 9511832)

If we do attack Syria and weaken Assad, this may allow Al Qaeda getting access to the chemical weapons. If that happens, you can we may see them used on our soil soon, if they don´t already have them.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: strike3, 9/8/2013 6:20:31 PM     (No. 9511866)

What a poseur. Next thing you know, he´ll be comparing his golf game to that of Tiger Woods.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Sulaco, 9/8/2013 9:03:41 PM     (No. 9512002)

Well, Obambie has to find an excuse to not leave office at the end of his term and declare himself pres for life, after all...
why else would he need four billion (Yes with a B) pistol rounds of ammo and more rifle?

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Reply 42 - Posted by: wsdiego, 9/8/2013 9:09:06 PM     (No. 9512007)

Delusions of grandeur dance like sugar plumbs in his head!

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Reply 43 - Posted by: ocjim, 9/9/2013 12:55:27 AM     (No. 9512170)

The Greeks knew of what they were speaking...
This unforced error on Syria is Nemesis finally taking care of Obama´s years of Hubris.

This most arrogant of ducks has lamed himself.

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The UK Independence Party (UKIP) has hit a record high ComRes poll rating, as the Conservative and Liberal Democrat parties both drop points. UKIP is now polling at 20 percent, while Britain´s traditional third party, the Liberal Democrats, have sunk to just 7. The Independent on Sunday and Sunday Mirror poll shows Labour (35 percent) increasing its lead to six points over the Conservative Party (29 percent), with the libertarian, small-government UKIP hot on the heels of Cameron´s party following the resignation of cabinet minister Maria Miller last week. The poll results also reflect the two debate victories that UKIP leader Nigel

Heartbleed: Yes, it´s bad. Yes, the
Russian mafia are probably involved.
Now here´s what to do
Telegraph [UK], by Willard Foxton    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/11/2014 5:03:09 PM     Post Reply
Over the last couple of days, the internet security community has been rocked by a truly gargantuan bug, which has been named "Heartbleed" by the researchers who have discovered it. It´s been described as "catastrophic", "apocalyptic" and "the single biggest f––– up in the history of the Internet." [Snip] To break it down, you know all those websites where they have a little padlock at the bottom to show they are secure? You know, the websites for your online banking, your email, your social media accounts, your online shopping? Well, up to one sixth of those have in fact not

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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

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

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 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

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

The world must shift to solar and wind
power rapidly to avoid catastrophic global
warming, say UN scientists in major report

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Daily Mail (U.K.), by Ben Spencer    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/13/2014 7:15:31 PM     Post Reply
A rapid shift to wind and solar power is needed if the world is to avoid catastrophic global warming, the United Nations warns in a crucial report today. Emissions of greenhouse gases need to be cut by up to 70 per cent before 2050 to control climate change, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says. ‘Large-scale changes in energy systems’ are required, with coal power stations to be switched off and replaced by wind and solar. And the transformation needs to be made in the next 15 years or controlling climate change will become increasingly harder and more expensive. The report was published

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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