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Obamacare, designed to
fail, is failing too soon

Washington Times, by James Richard Edwards

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 10/25/2013 8:33:15 PM

HOUSTON, — President Obama’s legacy may include a stake in the heart of a cherished dream of the progressive left: complete government control of healthcare in America. Obama has always wanted a single-payer, government-run healthcare system, and he set out a complicated but achievable path to get to that goal through Obamacare. The eventual failure of Obamacare would set the stage for single-payer healthcare. Unfortunately for him, he designed Obamacare to fail in the wrong ways at the wrong times, making it harder, not easier to achieve his goal of completely socialized healthcare. If Obamacare dies an early and spectacular failure, it will

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This is an excellent analysis of the premature failure of 0bamacare. I hope he is right.


      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bassman, 10/25/2013 8:39:15 PM     (No. 9582708)

Obama is such a failure he fails at trying to fail.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: msctex1, 10/25/2013 8:40:38 PM     (No. 9582711)

This is an astute, well-written and knowledgeable piece of writing, and sums up the ongoing stupidity as well as anything I have encountered. This should be Must Read.

Send this to anyone with any questions.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 10/25/2013 8:46:39 PM     (No. 9582720)

FTA:"Pigs have flown, and Ted Cruz was right."

Everything in this well written article is true, and nothing is truer than the above quote. And if the Republican Leadership was smart (and most of know they are not)they would have backed Cruz. This would have prevented the Regime from doing pushing their current meme that it´s the Republicans fault.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: lil dotty, 10/25/2013 8:53:31 PM     (No. 9582726)

If this is, in fact, premature failure, I like premature failure. To see the creature stumble and fall would be such a blessing to all of us in America. Bring him down. And don´t forget his brains, ValJar. Sideline that witch as well.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Italiano, 10/25/2013 9:02:16 PM     (No. 9582738)

All government entitlement programs eventually fail when the parasites overwhelm the system. Most recently, the Subprime Mortgage Reparations program collapsed the economy in 2008. All the financial industry legal shakedowns we´re seeing won´t change that. Social Security and Medicare will as well. This one failed prematurely and it´s absolutely hilarious to watch. Idiots in charge.



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Reply 6 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 10/25/2013 9:52:31 PM     (No. 9582786)

It is far, far too late to stop this. It is a dust devil that has blown up into a force 5 tornado. The insurance companies may be permanently damaged. Repealing the act NOW might actually start a recovery - but, that´s not going to happen, just as dumping Øbama is not going to happen. The nations is not going to survive this as the United States we know. Absolute chaos will ensue. Economic disaster we can not imagine could ever happen again looms.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: dr fate, 10/25/2013 11:36:55 PM     (No. 9582859)

Well, cheers to you too #6. What a lovely way to start a weekend.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 10/26/2013 1:04:35 AM     (No. 9582900)

How about ´crash and burn´ ?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 10/26/2013 1:17:05 AM     (No. 9582908)

#6, you have read the depths of my mind. I try not to think about it, not much I can do. Look at how the British are desperately trying to untangle the NHS mess. But it´s like trying to fix a bubble in wallpaper. Get it nice and flat and smooth and, lo and behold, another bubble swells up nearby.

I think about my childhood, when so many factories, stores, docks, houses, schools, churches, and other buildings were wiped out by Luftwaffe bombs. Destroyed buildings, fire-bombed facades, huge craters, acres of rubble with pulverized glass twinkling like diamonds on a sunny day, all were normal landscapes to a small child. Nobody stared at burned faces or missing limbs, there were so many of them from bombs and battles. Use all those images as a collective metaphor for what is happening to the standards and values of our country. Then realize it took DECADES to rebuild the UK after the war. Add in the administration´s blitzkrieg tactics and we have problems more serious than most people realize. We are overwhelmed.

It will take even more decades to repair the widespread carpet bombings, tank offensives and storm trooper activities of this administration if something isn´t done very quickly.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: steveW, 10/26/2013 2:03:31 AM     (No. 9582925)

I´m glad to read someone who understands the catastrophe is not a crashed website, but the trojan horse of socialism. Too many conservative pundits have wasted energy gloating over a .gov that will - very soon - be fixed, as if that was the big problem with Obamacare! It´s the socialism, stupid.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: TXspyder, 10/26/2013 2:09:37 AM     (No. 9582929)

Socialism will always fail. USSR as an example. The question is how long will it take here?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Country Boy, 10/26/2013 4:21:17 AM     (No. 9582957)

A must read, for sure.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Trigger2, 10/26/2013 6:24:30 AM     (No. 9583004)

The #1 reason to dispose of every demonrat up for reelection.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: TakeBackAmerica, 10/26/2013 6:43:33 AM     (No. 9583019)

Considering this L.Com post last night, Zippy and Co. may have had a profitable hand in OCare´s early collapse, on our dime:

Michelle Obama’s Princeton classmate is executive at company that built Obamacare website

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Starlady, 10/26/2013 7:44:20 AM     (No. 9583094)

I too am skeptical about Obamacare´s quick demise, although I would rejoice if it turns out to be true. While reading the article I couldn´t help but think of all the doctors who have retired or will do so in the very near future. This is a tremendous loss to our healthcare system. Insurance rates are rising and will probably never return to reasonable rates after this even if Obama´s plan fails. He has messed things up big time.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: JAN, 10/26/2013 8:04:40 AM     (No. 9583122)

The abomination that is the website is the least harmful aspect of Obamacare.

Little to people know how lucky they are that they couldn´t access the system.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: reilly, 10/26/2013 8:04:52 AM     (No. 9583123)


Be careful. Here in screwy Vermont the two "private" insurers left are in the tank for government, and really have been since the liberals kicked all their competitors out over the past two decades. The local hospital folks love Pat Leahy and have forced almost all doctors into partnerships.
See how the creeping monster works?



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Reply 18 - Posted by: Rinktum, 10/26/2013 8:15:56 AM     (No. 9583144)

Everything progressives touch, they destroy because their thought processes are not grounded in truth. The Obamacare math never worked out. It was a lie to gain power, nothing more. They promised what they knew they could not deliver because they were confident they could convince enough people to follow them. They would worry about the details later. The agenda was their first consideration.

So here we are. People are losing their insurance and what happens to them when the deadline comes and they have not been able to purchase health insurance? They will be uninsured. Accidents happen. Illnesses occur. These people will be in limbo while facing enormous medical bills. The chaos is coming and with it comes the solution provided by the ever benevolent Barack Obama, single payer.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: chicodon, 10/26/2013 8:29:08 AM     (No. 9583164)

Obviously a Rush listener.

http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2013/10/24/obama_is_so_incompetent_he_couldn_t_properly_build_a_system_designed_to_fail

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 10/26/2013 8:39:12 AM     (No. 9583178)

I too hope that Edward´s is right. But, if Obie goes down for his failure, he will not go down quietly. I am sure Obie already has a scorched-earth strategy up his sleeve for punishing America for not conforming to his way and the punishment will be carried out on or before January 2017.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: bpl40, 10/26/2013 8:40:19 AM     (No. 9583179)

Under ordinary circumstances this should create a political opportunity of a life time. But the Beltway leadership of whimpering, spineless RINOs is not only willing but eager to split the difference with evil (also expressed as ´the law of the land´). What a waste!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: M2, 10/26/2013 9:25:04 AM     (No. 9583240)

Edwards´ (and Rush´s) point about the website being only that - a way to maneuver the insurance companies with the consumer -- is very important. The government isn´t selling Obamacare. It doesn´t produce any products. It just regulates.

The website really IS "just a website", designed only to interface the insurers with the insured. But insurers are going broke trying to insure, and the insured are going broke trying to buy expensive insurance.

How can that possibly work? Or is the real goal to crash both insurers and the insured, get the uninsured to die (death panels) for lack of timely treatment, and then place the government in charge of hiring second-rate doctors and taking over existing hospitals, nationalizing them under a single bollixed-up system that will garnish the wages of anyone who won´t comply?

What a hideous, insidious plan.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: maryc, 10/26/2013 10:07:49 AM     (No. 9583306)

Meanwhile they print billions a month in dollars and add up more bad debt with debacles like this. What it means is bankruptcy faster and government take over of everything. Obamacare is just a means to an end. The dollar is close to devaluation and we will all suffer much more than we can imagine.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: starboard, 10/26/2013 10:12:45 AM     (No. 9583314)

Great piece and straight to the point.
I agree, that this failure could be a knock out punch to the progressives for awhile. However, not forever. They will continue to prey on the food stampers, the undocumented and the phony disabled for their base while they tell the rest of us to shut up and pay the bills.
We need a strong, fearless and likable leader. This person will need all our support to help us out of this mess. Moreover, there needs to be a strategy and a take no prisoners approach. The old way of running a campaign won´t work. More than anything, we need to be united. There will always be those among us who find faults. However, fighting with each other is counterproductive at this time. As you know, there´s strength in numbers and we need all the power we can muster. We can deal with minor issues later on. We are fighting a war on multiple fronts and need to stand as a solid block.


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Reply 25 - Posted by: uno, 10/26/2013 10:13:52 AM     (No. 9583316)

When the Obamboozler writes his auto-biography, it should be titled: Of Flying Pigs, Screwed Pooches, Brass Monkey Eunichs and the Usual Sheep Suspects.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Farmwife1, 10/26/2013 10:30:45 AM     (No. 9583350)

I wish this were true, however, the rino bums will promise the sun, moon, and stars loaded with pork two months out and the sheeple will follow along. Idealistic talk is fine, but people vote their pocketbooks.

Sometimes I wonder if the rino bums know those voting for them in the primaries are democrats, (see Rush’s Operation Chaos) and are juggling their base and those wolves in sheeple’s clothing. They promise everyone everything and then once firmly ensconced for another 6 years go about their happy business of salting away more and more taxpayer dollars for their own. Fraud works in mysterious ways.


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Reply 27 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 10/26/2013 10:32:39 AM     (No. 9583352)

If #14 is reading the tea leaves correctly, it just proves correct the old saying, follow the money.

I believe I have commented here previously that I have long held the suspicion that this was nothing more that a gigantic kickback scheme to fleece the taxpayers of a gigantic amount of money. The fact that one of Moochie´s old classmates is part of it just adds some fuel to the fire.

This was never meant to succeed in the first place. It was just meant to line the pockets of Obama and his buds. Possibly even Soros.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Avogadra, 10/26/2013 10:46:58 AM     (No. 9583376)

El Rushbo thinks that all of this is heading us toward single payer. Single payer is failing in Great Britain. If it were tried here, it would fail even faster. There aren´t enough tax dollars or national debt dollars to finance single payer health care in this country. Our expectations of the health care system in this country are too high. Long lines, shoddy care and early death may work in the inner city but will have a much harder time being accepted across the rest of the U.S.A.

The Obama administration clearly does not know what it is doing. From the start they have believed that good intentions were the guarantee of good results. That may be true in a communist utopia, but the real world is different. When their dreamy progressive ideas subject large numbers of Americans to constant worries about whether they can risk doing without health insurance and whether they will be able to get medical care if they need it, there will be a backlash.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: jglas, 10/26/2013 10:56:06 AM     (No. 9583403)

I´ve thought that was the plan from the beginning, destroy the insurance companies so the government in its infinite mercy has to step in to rescue the helpless citizens and take control of their health and their lives. It would be a blessing if that plan blows up right now but I´m not so sure it would work even if it continues on to eliminate the insurance companies. There will come a point at which the country as a whole will have to choose between multiple private competing insurers (which would require, for instance, not killing them with impossible rules like having to accept pre-existing conditions . . . let the states and charitable organizations take care of that) or having the federal government as the single all powerful bestower of healthcare (which would probably be presented as a ´public option´ which sounds innocent but just authorizes the government to run all private insurers out of the market and take over). That´s when we really have to make the decision between the free market (which we`ve had since the country was formed and which has made us rich) and socialism (which has never worked anywhere anytime). I think that if someone can make those points with the public (hello Republicans, Ted, Marco, Mike, anyone?), we will choose the free market.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: owl, 10/26/2013 11:06:35 AM     (No. 9583430)

#6. Even tho Americans have grown fat, lazy and apathetic, which is the reason we´re where we are, that is also the reason forcing some sort of other governing system won´t work here. We´re too used to what we have. No other country has ever enjoyed our standard of living. When/if all our electronic conveniences and toys begin to disappear, the stores shelves begin to empty , etc.., notice will begin. But before that will be the loss of private enterprise and business´. When a socialist can´t get their car fixed, grumblings will lead back to our Founding. No, Obama and his crew are an experiment that just wont fly here. The dichotomy is a circle of paradigm.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: geoguy, 10/26/2013 11:58:32 AM     (No. 9583543)

Poster #20 makes a very good point. The Tea Party/Republicans better have a Plan B ready to go that would include a dossier to be used for Articles of Impeachment. He won´t get found guilty by the senate, but at least it would allow the country to focus on his crimes which are numerous.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 10/26/2013 12:25:01 PM     (No. 9583580)

Brilliant analysis! Mr. Edwards has given me a fresh, optimistic, perspective on the Obama administration and Obamacare. So much so that I am once again going to contact my three Maryland Congressclowns who (don´t) represent me.

He even gave me a new expression for the ´MSM´: "the government and its partners in the mainstream media."

#6 fired me up and I was all set to take umbrage (whatever the heck that is) until I read #9. I was crushed; Mrs. A seemed to be as pessimistic as #6. I hated to be in disagreement with her. Then I read her last sentence: "It will take even more decades to repair the widespread [damage] of this administration if something isn´t done very quickly. [The unfailing optimism of a WWII Brit survivor peeps out in those last 4 words.]

I´m beginning to think we´ll be alright. In any case, look for some shocking international news to blow our trivial problems with Obamacare off the front pages.





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Reply 33 - Posted by: hicokid, 10/26/2013 1:01:17 PM     (No. 9583633)

Nice, thoughtful article, but obama is given way too much credit for serious thinking. He just says and does whatever is convenient for the moment. He is simply a sociopath and a pathological liar.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Tulsa, 10/26/2013 2:09:54 PM     (No. 9583704)

I see the writers point, but this can not possibly fail soon enough.

We are too big. 330 million people. Socialism will not work here. We will not put up with it, imo.

Keep praying for Divine Intervention.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: ketchuplover, 10/26/2013 11:54:19 PM     (No. 9584221)

Well, he said that all the senators up for reelection are calling for a delay........Not our "beloved" Al Franken. He believes it´s too early and we should be patient and things are steadily improving. One would think it should be easy to run against such a buffoon, but we all know that when the final vote is in, he will have received 120% of the votes in some counties, and bags of ballots will be found in parked cars, etc., to insure the egomaniacal crook another six years.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Peterfleming, 10/27/2013 10:37:06 AM     (No. 9584635)

WashTimes Journalist James Edwards, and a few good Ldotters, start off on the wrong semantic distracting foot.
They call all this unconstitutional garbage, "progressive".
They even soften it as, "socialized", when, in fact, the grand, covert scheme is to communize COMMUNIZE a vital major segment of our relatively free economy. So let´s get some vital terminology straight: obamacide is the latest bankrupting attempt of a Communist takeover, and includes in this instance, complete domination and control of the most valuable safety valve in all free market industry.... the most important service, insurance.
Without insurance no proper business can function with safety. Worse, the communist driven Obama Soros Jaret Reid Puglosi Feinstein Schumer Waxman cabal of violence provoking Marxist Leninists scheme to covertly
destroy our amazing universal safeguard, open market,
voluntary, free choice, competitively provided insurance!
All business covers itself with legimate, competitive insurance. Government does not insure itself against war, failure, property damage. No, government just covers its ass by printing, out of thin air, more pay-off and bribe money. It steals from ITSELF ! ! !
The one silent voice we do not see or hear at all, is the common sense voice of insurance, the ultimate and very wonderful and true protection. The last thing we all need, is for our destructive so called leaders to create so much chaos and confusion, that we allow them to distract us while they destroy open free market insurance.
Instead of watching dummies Tom Hanks and George Clooney running around the White House kissing it up with the imposter, why doesn´t the insurance industry find a celebrity super star who is not a Communist, and
offer him or her the job of describing the importance of freely chosen insurance in this great country of America!



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Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/18/2014 8:20:28 PM     Post Reply
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not interested in running for the U.S. Senate in Kansas, the New York Times reported. A Sebelius spokeswoman told the newspaper in a story posted late Thursday that the secretary is "continuing her important work at H.H.S. and is not considering a run for the Senate." Earlier this week, the Times reported Sebelius, who recently tendered her resignation from the high-profile Cabinet job, was "considering entreaties from Democrats" to run against GOP Sen. Pat Roberts back home in Kansas. President Obama announced Sebelius´ resignation last week and said he would



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Kim Novak responds to post-
Oscars ridicule: ‘I was bullied.’

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Washington Post, by Soroya Nadia McDonald    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/18/2014 5:02:40 AM     Post Reply
After presenting at the Academy Awards this year, Kim Novak didn’t want to leave her house. The Hitchcock screen siren, 81, was too humiliated to venture from her home near the Rogue River in Oregon. She read the cruel posts and Internet snark about her appearance, and it was just too much. “It got to me like it gets kids and teenagers,” she told the Associated Press. The “Vertigo” actress, considered one of the great beauties in her day, posted a note on her Facebook wall Thursday, acknowledging that she’d gotten fat injections in her face and addressing her halted

Analysis: Obama Celebrates
Eight Million ´Enrollments,´
Again Declares Debate ´Over´

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Townhall, by Guy Benson    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/17/2014 8:56:28 PM     Post Reply
President Obama addressed the White House press corps today, announcing that with the final numbers in, Obamacare´s exchanges have attracted eight million sign-ups -- 35 percent of whom are "under the age of 35," he said. Several elements of his comments were misleading: (1) At first blush, the 35 percent stat is both significant and impressive. As recently as last month, the share of "young invincibles" signing up for plans was struggling in the 25 percent range, far short of the actuarial target of nearly 40 percent. A leap into the mid-30´s, while still shy of the goal, would constitute a major step, and would bode well for the risk pools'

The Folly Of The Bundy Ranch Rebellion
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The Federalist, by Grace Olmstead    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 4:21:46 AM     Post Reply
It’s the stuff of Westerns: a showdown on the desert plains, the big bad government against an underdog farmer. Though the story has only grabbed national headlines in the past several days, rancher Cliven Bundy has illegally grazed cattle on the Nevada land surrounding his farm for over 20 years. He hasn’t paid grazing fees since 1993, and refuses to renew the necessary grazing permit.(Snip)Rather than using the avenues and pathways presented to him, Bundy has staunchly declared his own law and allegiances. Unfortunately, reality doesn’t work this way. If only it did—we could rebel for paying stupid taxes, refuse to

Students Demand Acknowledgement of
Robert E. Lee´s ´Racist and Dishonorable Conduct´

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Breitbart´s Big Government, by AWR Hawkins    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 12:35:28 PM     Post Reply
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

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.

White House blames fox for
destroying Michelle’s garden

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Daily Caller, by Vince Coglianese    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 3:59:04 PM     Post Reply
The White House is going to war with another fox — and this time, it’s personal. The Wall Street Journal reports that a red fox has been causing chaos around the White House, tripping security alarms, digging up Michelle’s garden and distracting the president from his duties. The Secret Service won’t give any details about how often the fox trips the White House’s obviously sophisticated security alarms, but rest assured, officials say, they’re watching. President Obama was apparently “stunned” to see the fox roaming freely down the oft-photographed White House colonnade, home to the world’s shortest, but most dramatic, outdoor strolls. The bushy-tailed visitor

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?

Illinois Dems to offer $100 million in
taxpayer money to lure Obama library site

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Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/18/2014 9:15:50 AM     Post Reply
First, the good news: We are close enough to the end of the Obama presidency for his crowd to talk about a presidential library. Now, the bad news: Obama´s retirement is still 1,008 days distant. Plenty of time though to round up the dough to build it somewhere. Figure they need Solyndra-style money, at least $500 million. The last two presidents – Bill Clinton and George W. Bush -- built their legacy edifices totally with private money. [Snip] However, Obama supporters have a different take. They think taxpayers should put up $100 million in public money for Obama´s library.

Every Media Outlet: Hillary
Grandkid the Most Consequential
Baby Since Jesus

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Mediaite, by Tina Nguyen    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/18/2014 10:34:40 AM     Post Reply
Less than 16 hours after Chelsea Clinton announced she was pregnant, a lot of major news outlets started staring into the crystal ball of Chelsea’s womb, wondering what this currently floating zygotic multicellular being meant for the prospects of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, which is also a floating, zygotic, multicellular being. Their answer: The immaculately conceived Clinton child could mean everything. And no, it’s not just the fact that having a grandchild could be personally fulfilling to Hillary and Bill (mazel tov, by the way), or that a cute baby would be a sweet cherry on top of Hillary’s already

Harry Reid Doubles Down on Bundy
Ranch: ´If They´re Patriots, We´re
in Big Trouble´

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Breitbart Big Government, by Kerry Picket    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/18/2014 9:39:40 PM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Friday stood by his statement regarding embattled Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, saying on KSNV’s What’s Your Point?, “If anyone thinks by any figment of their imagination that what happened up there last week was just people rallying to somebody that was oppressed, 600 people came in armed. They had practiced. They had maneuvered.” Reid continued, “They knew what they were doing. They set up snipers in strategic locations with sniper rifles. They had assault weapons. They had automatic weapons. And they boasted about the fact that they put women and children, in fact one

Those ‘rogue’ agents
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New York Post, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/18/2014 4:37:07 AM     Post Reply
Remember when Lois Lerner, in answering a planted question at an American Bar Association conference, admitted the IRS had targeted conservative groups but tried to pass it off as the work of rogue agents — “our line people in Cincinnati”? Today we know there were indeed federal agents involved. But they weren’t rogue, and they weren’t confined to IRS workers in Cincinnati. Thanks to a Freedom of Information request by Judicial Watch, we now have an e-mail Lerner sent to colleagues noting the Department of Justice was looking into criminal prosecutions of these tax-exempt groups. We know something else, too. These investigations

Glen Campbell has been
moved into a facility

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People Magazine, by Gilliam Telling    Original Article
Posted By: Hazymac- 4/17/2014 6:58:48 PM     Post Reply
Glen Campbell has been suffering from Alzheimer´s for over three years, but the Grammy-winning singer, 78, has recently moved into a facility, PEOPLE has confirmed. "He was moved to an Alzhemier´s facility last week," says a family friend. "I´m not sure what the permanent plan is for him yet. We´ll know more next week." The "Rhinestone Cowboy" crooner first opened up about having Alzheimer´s to PEOPLE in an exclusive 2011 interview. Campbell and his fourth wife, Kim Woolen, decided to go public with the news because Campbell hoped to embark on a final farewell live tour. The couple wanted his


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