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Caroline Kennedy sells out Camelot
New York Post, by Maureen Callahan

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Posted By:StormCnter, 9/22/2013 5:11:55 AM

As the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination approaches, so does the merchandising onslaught — books, movies, commemorative magazines. But there is one aspect of this commercialism that remains surprising: The most shameless huckster of Kennedy mythology and memorabilia is Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg. Her public image is that of the classy, quiet keeper of the Kennedy legacy, the civic-minded former lawyer who publishes books on poetry while her cousins crash into trees and kick nurses. With the bar for Kennedy comportment set so low, it’s almost impossible for Caroline not to look good. Look closer, though, and it’s clear that Caroline’s image is

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 9/22/2013 5:27:00 AM     (No. 9531356)

Typical Kennedy offspring. Maybe someone should ask Mary Jo Kopeckne (sp) what she thinks of the Kennedy crime family. Oh, that´s right, Uncle Teddy offed her, so she´s unavailable for comment.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JLoophole, 9/22/2013 6:02:02 AM     (No. 9531376)

Camelot exists only in the minds of JFK worshippers, so how much actual "selling out" of a myth is possible, I´m not sure. Maybe Caroline valued those items for exactly what they were- just memorabilia from a myth...and decided to make a buck off of it by selling to the J Petermans of this world (Seinfeld fans will understand). She doesn´t sound like the brightest bulb, and yes, probably Kennedy greedy, but she is wholly propped up by the synchophants who worship the name.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: NuGoddess, 9/22/2013 6:48:42 AM     (No. 9531403)

I am surprised Caroline has not copyrighted the Kennedy name.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Kitty Myers, 9/22/2013 7:04:00 AM     (No. 9531413)

I´m glad this is a Must Read because this is a delicious exposé of CKS, the "profit-minded serial holder of non-jobs."

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Former lurker, 9/22/2013 7:11:49 AM     (No. 9531419)

She could probably pick up a couple of bucks from National Enquirer if she came clean about her brother´s biological father....Gianni Agneli.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Joe Btfsplk, 9/22/2013 8:02:02 AM     (No. 9531473)

How much do you think Chelsea Clinton will get for the contents daddy and mommy´s closets and bathroom drawers?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Flyball Dogs, 9/22/2013 8:03:23 AM     (No. 9531475)

Camelot. Spamalot.



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Reply 8 - Posted by: Cooling Saucer, 9/22/2013 8:35:21 AM     (No. 9531501)

Jeesh.

Well, like the Grate 1 said -- Lipstick on a pig ...

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Right Republican, 9/22/2013 8:43:21 AM     (No. 9531507)

Uggh. Her actions are so distasteful that I could not read to the end.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: FlyRight, 9/22/2013 8:51:29 AM     (No. 9531514)

#5 Gianni Agnelli? Do tell.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Edgelady, 9/22/2013 8:52:36 AM     (No. 9531516)

Article says she´s worth $270 M, but it sure looks like she needs the money.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: StormCnter, 9/22/2013 8:52:46 AM     (No. 9531517)

My most vivid memory of an adult Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg was when she publicly and appallingly turned her back on then-First Lady Laura Bush to avoid greeting her.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: flybynight, 9/22/2013 9:27:55 AM     (No. 9531565)

We Southerners have a description for people like Caroline and her clan, murmured with a regretful shake of the head: Tacky. Tacky, tacky. Bless her heart, she just can´t help it. Miss Caroline didn´t come from much, and it shows.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Gretchen, 9/22/2013 9:34:50 AM     (No. 9531574)

Hey, she´s got some great business sense. The Kennedy name is going down the toilet and she´s gonna cash in while she can.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Freeloader, 9/22/2013 9:45:32 AM     (No. 9531587)

Evidently, Barry had not read Edward Klein´s recent book, "The Amateur," before appointing Camelot´s Princess Caroline as Ambassador to Japan:

"I can´t stand to hear his (Obama´s) voice anymore. He´s a liar, and worse."

Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg Quoted
In "THE AMATEUR: Barack Obama In The
White House"
By Edward Klein
Published In May, 2012

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Arby, 9/22/2013 9:45:52 AM     (No. 9531588)

Camelot is a media creation, as all thinking people know. The Kennedys, as a group, are not a pretty picture, though many still believe that they were American royalty. At least they served in the military (more or less, in Teddy´s case), unlike Fauxbama, the head of the chum club.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: starboard, 9/22/2013 9:46:44 AM     (No. 9531590)

Gianni Agnelli, well what do you know. That´s where John Jr. got his good looks. I remember looking at him and thinking how unlike the Kennedy´s he look.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 9/22/2013 9:51:15 AM     (No. 9531596)

Why, you´d think she was a "greedy, rich Republican".

Favorite phrase FTA: "explaining her magnanimity" - that just encapsulates the pretentiousness of a greedy, self-serving Dem "do-gooder".

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Former lurker, 9/22/2013 10:22:18 AM     (No. 9531642)

#5, I know it´s nothing new....read about it after he died in that plane crash. Out of curiosity I compared pictures, amazing resemblance. Recently there was an article, I think in WSJ magazine on men´s style about Agnelli with lots of pictures, one of which showed him with Jackie and the comment that they had had an affair, no dates given but back before the assassination there was a lot of gossip about Jackie and the European yacht set. There is no way that JFK Jr got those dark good looks from the Irish Kennedy´s.




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Reply 20 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 9/22/2013 10:25:02 AM     (No. 9531650)

If JFK Jr. was really Giovanni Agnelli´s son, that would explain why he was so much better looking than most of the other Kennedys. The "Kennedy look" gene must be uber-dominant because you can spot one a mile away, except for John-John.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: RancherJack, 9/22/2013 10:25:30 AM     (No. 9531652)

All together now ...

" ... you know ..."

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Reply 22 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 9/22/2013 10:28:51 AM     (No. 9531662)

Camelot is like Porky Pig´s pants, they both don´t exist. Don´t look for them because they are not there.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Susannah, 9/22/2013 10:37:48 AM     (No. 9531672)

I well remember Caroline´s utterly trashy behavior toward Laura Bush.

JFK, Jr. got his looks from his Bouvier ancestors. All the gossip about Agnelli started after he was born.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: lil dotty, 9/22/2013 10:46:40 AM     (No. 9531683)

Perhaps one day Ms. Caroline will be served that extra special piece of pie from ´The Help´ After all she is special, being the first female under the desk of a presient playing games as he conducted business on a daily basis.


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Reply 25 - Posted by: JudithC, 9/22/2013 11:02:58 AM     (No. 9531707)

The trashy, exceptionally greedy, and "oh-so-not-beautiful" Caroline is dumber than a box of rocks. Much as she works on her "studied" commentary, it only serves to enhance her stupidity and highlight the fact that she´s annoyingly dull. The best Kennedy trick the flounder eyed Caroline has mastered is dialing for dollars at any opportunity—and it´s always interesting to see her in the company of those she considers the "important and beautiful" people as she all but holds court. And now she´s an United States Ambassador hand-picked by the jug-eared muslim looking to curry favor for whatever was in his sights at the time. Here´s hoping the Japanese are fully awake and recognize that she´s no more than a Kennedy to the core.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: bobn.t, 9/22/2013 11:11:31 AM     (No. 9531722)

See a lot of similarities between the Camelots and the Clintons? I sure do.

And just think, we´ve got Chelsea waiting in the wings.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 9/22/2013 11:16:39 AM     (No. 9531733)

It WAS Camelot...if Camelot means that King Arthur was a womanizing pain-pill addict.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: masscon, 9/22/2013 11:20:31 AM     (No. 9531736)

#5 That certainly explains alot. He was so good-looking and so unlike the others. Looks-wise, that is. He was a real creep. Remember he took Larry Flynt as his guest to the White House Correspondent´s Dinner. A completely lowlife. All of them.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: capecodfox, 9/22/2013 11:23:17 AM     (No. 9531742)

If you are one of the Princess´ NYC lawyers, you have been busy this morning - working on damage control. Don´t forget to charge her time and a half for weekend duty!

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Reply 30 - Posted by: StormCnter, 9/22/2013 11:25:53 AM     (No. 9531744)

#25, I have read that far from being offended at the lack of substance in Caroline Kennedy, the Japanese are enchanted by her Kennedyness and are flattered that a real Kennedy is the ambassador.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 9/22/2013 11:25:54 AM     (No. 9531745)

So where did John Jr. get the Kennedy stupidity regarding transportation devices?

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Reply 32 - Posted by: M2, 9/22/2013 11:38:53 AM     (No. 9531767)

Are there any Kennedys at all who are honorable decent people or are all of them entitled trust fund babies who never outgrew their silver spoons?

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Reply 33 - Posted by: SaguaroJack, 9/22/2013 11:40:38 AM     (No. 9531771)

"...her cousins crash into trees and kick nurses"

Uh, that´s not the 4-letter word ending in "ck" that her cousins do to nurses and other females.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: MissMolly, 9/22/2013 11:50:14 AM     (No. 9531785)

#32, the Eunice and Sargent Shriver family are solid, productive, contributing people. Eunice kept her children away from the Kennedy compound and particularly the Robert Kennedy little heathens.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 9/22/2013 5:16:27 PM     (No. 9532118)

I always assumed JFK, Jr. got his dark, handsome looks from Jackie´s father, who was known as "Black Jack" Bouvier.

A friend claims JFK, Jr., looked like Peter Lawford, who was a Kennedy brother-in-law.

I´m not impressed by the Kennedys, or by Caroline, who seems to have dropped her "Schlossberg" name.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Rafter, 9/22/2013 6:36:10 PM     (No. 9532199)

There is no apparent resemblance between JFK, Jr. and Giovanni Agnelli, but Jr. did
take after his mother´s side of the family and his DNA grandfather, Bouvier.

The hit piece is catty and chatty, but there is no law against making money.

President Kennedy famously said,
"A rising tide lifts all the boats."

As far as the thrust of this article...
"whatever floats your boat."

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Reply 37 - Posted by: donnaclaire, 9/22/2013 7:47:26 PM     (No. 9532287)

I´ve seen and heard Carolyn Kennedy over the years as she´s grown up and have never been overwhelmed (to put it kindly). She´s an ordinary woman with modestly pleasant looks and not a great intellect - regardless of her legacy. Her speaking ability is surprisingly inadequate. She´s just not an impressive person. It doesn´t matter to many, who think she´s still the adorable and perfect little princess of Camelot. I had much more respect and admiration for her mother. Never got the whole mystique of the Kennedys. Most are, and have been, just ordinary at best, although misfits and egomaniacs in this family are in the majority.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: bluebonnet, 9/22/2013 8:26:01 PM     (No. 9532325)

Aside from being disgusted by the princess´ behavior as outlined in this article, I can only second a previous poster´s comment: Well, bless her heart!
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Reply 39 - Posted by: Java D, 9/22/2013 9:01:40 PM     (No. 9532367)

Wow, she sure grew up from cute kid to one ugly woman. Ironically, John-John grew up from homely kid to hunk.

Goes without saying most of Caroline´s fortune was inherited from Jackie´s inheritance from her marriage of convenience to toad-faced Onassis. Ick, what a way to "earn" it.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 9/22/2013 10:06:37 PM     (No. 9532406)

Bless her heart, she can´t help herself.

It is beyond me why none of the Kennedy´s, with all of their money, invested in orthodontics. Caroline´s mouth is such a mess, she has trouble speaking.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: thatsomewhereplace, 9/22/2013 10:46:40 PM     (No. 9532425)

Ha to RangerJack! I heard that interview and had to turn off my radio. Every other clause/sentence. "You know" Where did such a "lady of grace" get that from? I mean surely her Kennedy connections would tell her that is so ... so eubonic perhaps? The Kennedy´s and offspring and relatives are slugs, suckers.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: athina, 9/22/2013 11:23:49 PM     (No. 9532463)

Based on something I read a few years ago, I thought John´s father could have been William Holden.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: bearcat, 9/23/2013 6:57:03 AM     (No. 9532663)

I will always be greatful for Jackie´s restoration of the White House. Many charming children become unattractive adults. Unfortunately Jackie´s son got all her charm and class.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: Hermoine, 9/23/2013 9:54:31 AM     (No. 9532886)

Just like the children of MLK, Jr. They´ve all profited quite nicely from their father´s work and sacrifice. The only one out of the bunch to do anything real is his niece, Alveda King.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 9/23/2013 10:22:59 AM     (No. 9532933)

Exactly #23. Jackie´s dad was extremely handsome. John was lucky to avoid the ´look of the Kennedy´s´. Something else too, part of her fortune comes from her late brother´s estate at the time of his death.

The bigger rumor out there is that she was involved with NYTimes owner Pinch S. at the time of her attempt to get a Senate seat. That was why she had to withdraw her nomination. She needed to keep that nugget quiet.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: peterfleming, 9/23/2013 4:38:50 PM     (No. 9533508)

Caroline, garage sale queen, without an ounce of sentimentality, apparently not a drug or sex addict, exploit the phony myth
while there´s time, take a fake, non job in Japan that we pay for no matter who else takes the fake non job. She grew up in the family from hell, is no question, a survivor, opportunist, yes, but wouldn´t you, in the same hellish place?
They´re all hopeless. Did like JFK´s look and language, definitely liked RFK, Bobby’s anti Communist infighting with Senator Joe McCarthy, Roy Cohen and G David Schine (who later produced the classic Gene Hackman film, THE FRENCH CONNECTION). The Kennedys were absolute proof that the elite can do anything and get away with it. Teddy killing
Mary Jo and staying in office FOREVER is living proof of both loud and silent elitism (which we have today in all Washington connections – call it Hillaryism) The good news: Ted only killed one person.



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Reply 47 - Posted by: uno, 9/23/2013 6:06:05 PM     (No. 9533625)

They call her Second-hand Rose because every second she´s selling something.
When Ted can campaign and win with his pants down around his ankles it´s proof positive that Massholes will vote for anything!!

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Reply 48 - Posted by: kanphil, 9/23/2013 6:19:55 PM     (No. 9533645)

Take away the money and the Kennedys bear a strong resemblance to the Honey Boo Boo bunch.

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Reply 49 - Posted by: wexfordcounty, 9/23/2013 7:00:18 PM     (No. 9533706)

Um, can you safely swim in the Hudson? Let alone 3 miles of it. Didn´t legend have Mao doing something like this? Great role-model, Caroline. And you never got over that your bro was prettier than you, did you?

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The Obama administration is poised to entertain a flood of new clemency applications from thousands of federal prisoners who were given harsh sentences under mandatory-minimum laws following drug convictions, Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday. Holder said in a short videotaped statement that he wants to shrink the federal prison population by a modest amount while ensuring ´that those who have paid their debts have a chance to become productive citizens.´ At the center of the move is a set of old sentencing rules that punished crack-cocaine offenders with more time behind bars than users or traffickers of powder cocaine.

Dole: Cruz, Paul & Rubio
lack experience for 2016

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The Hill [Washington, DC], by Mario Trujillo    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/22/2014 11:18:06 AM     Post Reply
Former Sen. Bob Dole (R-Kan.) said a number of junior GOP senators considering a presidential run in 2016 do not yet have the experience — specifically naming Rand Paul (Ky.), Marco Rubio (Fla.) and Ted Cruz (Texas). The former 1996 GOP presidential candidate sounded particularly skeptical of Cruz in an interview this week with The Wichita Eagle. "A number of the younger members, first-termers like Rand Paul, Rubio and that extreme-right-wing guy, Ted Cruz — all running for president now. I don´t think they´ve got enough experience yet," Dole said. The 90-year-old former senator said, however, his main concern about 2016 is living

Jeb Bush is your only chance
against Hillary, Republicans

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Hot Air, by Bob Schrum    Original Article
Posted By: quantumman- 4/22/2014 6:32:54 AM     Post Reply
If Jeb reaches for the nomination, there will be a titanic battle between the party establishment and the Tea Party. Steve Schmidt, McCain’s strategist in 2008, insists that in the end Republicans usually settle on the most electable candidate. To get by, this Bush may be forced to trim his positions, although the cautionary tale of Romney suggests that he would have to tack artfully and carefully for the sake of the general election. Certainly he will have the resources to outlast, discredit, and disqualify his rivals.

Michelle Obama:
´splurging is the key to life´

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Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
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Washington - Michelle Obama said "splurging is the key to life" if you regularly eat right and stay active. Her biggest guilty pleasure: French fries. "How would you appreciate vegetables if you never had chocolate?" she asked. "You couldn´t live without a little chocolate, a little French fries." The first lady took questions from children reporters Monday after appearing at the White House Easter Egg Roll. She told the children that if they eat right the majority of the time, then a splurge or snack is not going to hurt them. "I still splurge when I can, but that's why I try to exercise almost every day," she said.

Fraud runs rampant in Census Bureau
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New York Post, by John Crudele    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/22/2014 5:03:20 AM     Post Reply
There’s a pattern of falsifying statistics throughout the entire Census Bureau. And anyone who attempts to blow the whistle on the fraud is either retaliated against or ignored, according to two new sources who have experienced the process firsthand. As I’ve been writing for more than six months, the Census Bureau office in Philadelphia uncovered a case of fraud in 2010, did nothing about it and allowed the practice to continue. In that instance, a data collector named Julius Buckmon was faking reports that went into the nation’s all-important jobless tally and consumer-inflation survey. Because the Census Bureau’s surveys are scientific — meaning

Professor: ‘Colleges Will Start Closing Up’ if
‘Racist, Misogynist, Money-Grubbing’ GOP Wins

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National Review Online, by Andrew Johnson    Original Article
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New audio reveals an Eastern Connecticut State University professor warning that Republicans will “want things to go back — not to to 1955, but to 1855? if they win control of Congress in November. Republican victories could also put him out of a job, he cautioned. “We will live in a very, very, very different kind of country if that happens,” Professor Brent Terry told students in his Introduction to Creative Writing course, according to audio obtained by Campus Reform. “I mean, colleges will start closing up if these people have their way.” Over the course of his rant, Terry characterized conservatives

But Seriously, Just How
Slow-Witted is John Boehner?

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American Thinker, by C. Edmund Wright    Original Article
Posted By: quantumman- 4/21/2014 7:22:21 AM     Post Reply
As he moves from lobbyists to the golf course, from press conferences to the tanning bed, he remains oblivious to all that is around him. He has power, incredible power, and yet to this day he has no understanding of the election that made it so. Moreover, all around him are astonishing opportunities for him to be an historic figure -- one who could and should be the man who did more than any other single person in turning back the red tide of Obama. It’s all there for Speaker of the House, and yet John Boehner manages to miss

Would YOU be underwater if the
polar caps melted? Map reveals
what our planet would look like
if sea levels rose by 260ft

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Daily Mail (UK), by Ellie Zolfagharifard    Original Article
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Global sea levels have risen by 8 inches (20cm) since 1880 and scientists predict they could rise up to 3ft (98cm) by 2100. But despite the UN’s recent threats of war, famine and extreme weather, such a dramatically different world caused by sea level rise can be hard to imagine. To help picture the future, Martin Vargic, an amateur graphic designer from Slovakia, has created a map depicting the planet with sea levels around 260ft (79m) higher than they are today. He imagines what Earth would look like if the ice sheets surrounding the North and South poles melted, releasing

Reid: ´We Are a Nation of Laws,
Not of Men and Women´

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Cybercast News Service, by Susan Jones    Original Article
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It may not be tomorrow, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) says "something will happen" to force a Nevada rancher to obey a court order to stop grazing his cattle on federal land and pay his grazing fees. "It´s obvious that you can´t just walk away from this," Reid said in an April 18 interview with a Nevada´s KSNV-TV News 3 program “What’s Your Point?” "You can´t have a law that is -- we´re a nation of laws, not of men and women," he said. (Video) Reid noted that most cattlemen pay their taxes, pay their fees, and follow

Benghazi attack could have been prevented if
US hadn´t ´switched sides in the War on Terror´
and allowed $500 MILLION of weapons to reach
al-Qaeda militants, reveals damning report

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/22/2014 7:02:40 PM     Post Reply
The Citizens Commission on Benghazi, a self-selected group of former top military officers, CIA insiders and think-tankers, declared Tuesday in Washington that a seven-month review of the deadly 2012 terrorist attack has determined that it could have been prevented – if the U.S. hadn´t been helping to arm al-Qaeda militias throughout Libya a year earlier. ´The United States switched sides in the war on terror with what we did in Libya, knowingly facilitating the provision of weapons to known al-Qaeda militias and figures,´ Clare Lopez, a member of the commission and a former CIA officer, told MailOnline. She blamed the Obama administration

You´re on the clock:
Doctors rush patients out the door

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USA Today*, by Roni Caryn Rabin    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/21/2014 4:35:59 AM     Post Reply
Joan Eisenstodt didn´t have a stopwatch when she went to see an ear, nose and throat specialist recently, but she is certain the physician was not in the exam room with her for more than three or four minutes. "He looked up my nose, said it was inflamed, told me to see the nurse for a prescription and was gone," said the 66-year-old Washington, D.C., consultant, who was suffering from an acute sinus infection. When she started protesting the doctor´s choice of medication, "He just cut me off totally," she said. "I´ve never been in and out from a visit faster." These days,

The Increasing Desperation of Democrats
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National Review Online, by John Fund    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/21/2014 5:19:02 AM     Post Reply
Harry Reid isn’t backing down from his claim that rancher Cliven Bundy’s supporters are “domestic terrorists.” It’s astonishing rhetoric given the White House’s characterization of the mass shooting by a genuine terrorist, Major Nidal Hasan, who killed 13 Americans at the Fort Hood Army base after yelling “Allahu Akbar!” (God is great.) Rather than labeling Hasan’s actions “domestic terrorism,” the Obama administration is prosecuting him for having committed “workplace violence.” Democratic rhetoric is become ever more desperate and overheated as we approach the November midterm elections. Last week, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said that GOP positions on immigration were motivated by


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