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´Carbohydrates rot the brain´: Neurologist
slams grains as ´silent brain killers´ - and
says we should be eating a high-fat diet

Daily Mail [UK], by Anna Hodgekiss

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 11/18/2013 1:32:41 PM

Carbohydrates are rotting our brains and contributing to devastating diseases such as Alzheimer’s, an American neurologist has warned. David Perlmutter, from Florida, believes that even ‘good’ carbs, such as grains, are severely affecting our brains. And the staples of our modern diet aren’t only increasing the risk of dementia, but contributing to depression, epilepsy and headaches, he believes. [Snip] The solution? Going back to the days when our diet was mainly fat--with this making up 75 percent of our diet, and carbs just 5 percent. Protein intake should stay the same as it is, at about 20 percent.

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"O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!" The diet I´ve been waiting for! Actually, I´m pretty close to it now, basically, no white food (rice, sugar, bread, potatoes, pasta, etc.) And absolutely no high fructose corn syrup.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: abuela10, 11/18/2013 1:35:50 PM     (No. 9618902)

Atkins was right

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Safari Man, 11/18/2013 1:36:48 PM     (No. 9618903)

OMG we´re all gonna die. At least I can have another slice of bacon before I go.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: msjena, 11/18/2013 1:38:46 PM     (No. 9618906)

When was "our diet mainly fat?" Humans as we know them have always eaten carbs. If there is more Alzheimers and dementia nowadays, it is because people are living longer. People who eat too much fat are more prone to stroke and heart attacks.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Getagrip19, 11/18/2013 1:38:46 PM     (No. 9618905)

Still going to eat Krispy Kreme and drink my coffee!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jeremiah29_11, 11/18/2013 1:42:02 PM     (No. 9618913)

Everything I like is either illegal, immoral or fattening. I guess that means I can dip an illegal alien hooker in chocolate and go to town.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rather Read, 11/18/2013 1:45:17 PM     (No. 9618916)

Good. More whole grain bread for me.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 11/18/2013 1:45:59 PM     (No. 9618918)

Did somebody bring cupcakes?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: losgatos, 11/18/2013 1:50:59 PM     (No. 9618922)

I´d die anyway if I couldn´t have pasta so if I start typing gibberish you´ll know why.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 11/18/2013 1:52:26 PM     (No. 9618923)

I don´t listen to experts anymore. Just eat a Mediterranean diet, which is both tasty and good for you, and you´ll be alright.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: PChristopher, 11/18/2013 1:56:32 PM     (No. 9618930)

Communists & socialists have killed more people than carbs.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: richwill, 11/18/2013 1:59:15 PM     (No. 9618934)

The only way to survive in this era is to starve to death.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: tren9, 11/18/2013 2:10:25 PM     (No. 9618956)

Sleep eight hours; exercise daily; eat a balanced diet; Die Anyway.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: trapper, 11/18/2013 2:17:43 PM     (No. 9618963)

FTA "we should revert back to the way our ancestors ate – with more meat and fat.

Which ancestors? 19th Century? 15th? Middle Ages? Roman Empire? Greek? Mosaic?

"human genes, he says, have evolved over thousands of years to deal with a high-fat, low-carb diet."

What? This smells of crackpot science. My understanding is that the modern human genome is much older than merely "thousands" of years.

"Perlmutter uses bits and pieces of the effects of diet on cognitive outcomes ... to construct an ultimately misleading picture of what people should eat"

An THAT is the final word on this bit of nonsense.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: The Advocate, 11/18/2013 2:23:10 PM     (No. 9618969)

Husband physician has studied this evidence and is going vegan.
The meat and dairy lobby is very strong.
Read Esseltynes Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease and Colin Campbell´s The China Study.


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Reply 15 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 11/18/2013 2:24:37 PM     (No. 9618972)

Eeny, meeny, miny, moe...

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Avogadra, 11/18/2013 2:24:50 PM     (No. 9618973)

When did Americans start getting morbidly obese? When fat became the villain and carbs became the base of the USDA food pyramid. (The food pyramid being formulated on no science whatsoever, just the preferences of companies who realized that it´s much easier to make cheap carbs into expensive treats than it is to charge make lots of money selling meat.)

#3 asks when was our diet mainly fat? Paleolithic humans hunted and ate meat, preferring the fatty parts over the lean. As far as carbs, they did eat the occasional roots and seeds, but most of the nutrition and calories found there were difficult for them to extract.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: deepthinker, 11/18/2013 2:27:20 PM     (No. 9618975)

Is alcohol a carb? Is Irish Cream or Spanish Coffee better because of the butterfat??

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 11/18/2013 2:48:33 PM     (No. 9619004)

So all the grain grown and eaten over the past several millennia is now thought to have been bad?
Well you better not try to take my freshly baked bread from my eager little hands.

Seriously, I suspect that what is bad are the highly processed grains that have no nutritional value. Whole grains react a whole different way in my system.

Does this now mean that Scotch, Bourbon and beer are bad for everyone? Oh mercy.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: avikingman, 11/18/2013 3:15:58 PM     (No. 9619032)

Bread today is not the same as yesteryear.
Any carbs our early ancestors ate were from "vegetables", berries, roots.
For one thing refined flour grinds out nutrients and fiber. Fiber retards the digestion/absorbtion of carbs aka sugar.

One slice of white bread is 1 gram of sugar
as far as the body is concerned. And your pancreas kicks in the minute it touches your tongue.

Check out "Wheat Belly" by Dr. Davis or
"Why We Get Fat, and What To Do About It" by Gary Taubes.

As previous poster implied, the government has been misguiding us about nutrition for years. Surprised?

And your Doc. probably had a week of nutrition class 20 years ago. There are low carb docs, but you have to look for them.
Bernstein, etc. All on Amazon.

Time to read up.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 11/18/2013 3:20:57 PM     (No. 9619036)

Does this mean I can stop going to meetings at Transfats Anonymous?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: pickle1, 11/18/2013 3:22:22 PM     (No. 9619038)

Sounds like they be secretly pushing for modified foods.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: bob913, 11/18/2013 3:30:24 PM     (No. 9619051)

I remember the old days when I use to have to run down an antelope, now I just run down.... to the supermarket and get me a steak (as soon as the loan payments comes thru) and then I will grill it. Arr! Arr! Arr!


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Reply 23 - Posted by: MMSGranny, 11/18/2013 3:32:16 PM     (No. 9619057)

Seriously, seriously...I am so sick of junk science and junk scientist I could spit. Anatomically and physiologically wise the only substance the brain can function on is GLUCOSE/SUCROSE/LACTOSE...more commonly known as "carbs." Your brain can´t function without them. If your brain can´t function...you die.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: jglas, 11/18/2013 3:36:21 PM     (No. 9619062)

We descended from apes who spent a lot of time thumping around in forests eating vegetation with maybe an occasional grub or insect for desert. Then we migrated out onto the plains and grubbed around for roots and insects and small animals, that is we hunted and gathered. We discovered grains and eventually began cultivating them. We got really good at that maybe 10,000 years ago. I can´t imagine anytime during our jungle days through our agricultural days that we depended on fat for sustenance. Certainly not for any period of time long enough for us to acquire a physical dependency on animal fat. I´m calling BS on the claim in this article. I´d say, that like most other animals except those endowed with the obvious tools of the meat eater (strength, speed, fangs, and claws) we depend on vegetation to feed ourselves and so are adapted to that.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Japanorama, 11/18/2013 3:49:04 PM     (No. 9619072)

If you eat only fats for a century, you´ll live to 100.
On the other hand, if you eat only carbs for a century, you´ll live to 100.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: avikingman, 11/18/2013 3:53:33 PM     (No. 9619077)

Your body can make sugar out of protein.
It´s call gluconeogenesis.
You can live without eating sugar, there´s no nutritional value in it. You can´t live without protein or fat.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: escaped commieny, 11/18/2013 3:54:54 PM     (No. 9619080)

sorry for your family tree, mine are all human beings

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Reply 28 - Posted by: coldborezero, 11/18/2013 3:56:34 PM     (No. 9619081)

Re#24: Perhaps some "descended from apes". I did not. I was created by God in his image. Science changes almost daily; what was held to be "scientific fact" a few years ago is now debunked. The word of God has remained the same for thousands of years.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: tonyl, 11/18/2013 4:01:47 PM     (No. 9619084)

I went gluten free just about 1 year ago. I lost 30 lbs. I´m not as edgy. My hair isn´t so gray anymore. I cut out anything with white bread, pizza, including pasta, cake cookies. I still allow chocolate, ice cream. I have all the meats, fish, chicken. i don´t feel that deprived. Just have some self control and realize that every thing your eat has an effect on you, good and bad.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: tomanderson61, 11/18/2013 4:21:38 PM     (No. 9619105)

I don´t believe any of this BS.

My entire family, the elders who have died off, all lived into their 90s. My two uncles who died last year were both well into their 90s, and only had difficulties the last two MONTHS of their lives. Up until that time, they lived in their own homes, did backyard weeding and housework, and looked like they were in their 70s.

How did they eat? Normally! Meat, potatoes, vegetables. They even ate some frozen foods, my one uncle never started a day without an Eggo waffle. But mostly home made food, everything in moderation.

Not one person in my family, not one, died even in their 70s. All 80s and 90s. How can that be? Heck, a few of them even enjoyed beer!

The problem is not the food, it´s each individual´s body and how it processes the food. To me, it appears that we look at all this in a way of telling a blind man to stare at different colors. Doesn´t matter.

One more personal note. My poor grandmother, for 20 years, had to maintain a salt-free lifestyle. Lousy baked goods, sugar-free catsup (ever try that horror) and bland food until the very end of her life, when the "new breed" of doctors determined that salt was not an issue for my grandmother, and never was. That was "junk science" we were told. Shortly thereafter, she died.

Frankly, I am sick of people and their nutrition ideas. I´ll hitch my wagon to what has worked for the last century for my family, and be a happy 95 year old working on my cars like my uncles.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: franq, 11/18/2013 4:54:44 PM     (No. 9619154)

I would rather have 60 happy years than 90 miserable ones.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 11/18/2013 4:59:47 PM     (No. 9619161)

My neighbor just died at age 95. A chain-smoker who loved M&M´s.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: formerNYer, 11/18/2013 5:18:08 PM     (No. 9619186)

Holy Crap! Another food group that is going to kill you!

Moderation, eat fat, carb, fruit, grains, veggies all in moderation.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Rafter, 11/18/2013 6:15:10 PM     (No. 9619244)

My contribution to an interesting discussion...

My boss for a half decade was a nutritional physician who specialized in
food allergy in particular.

As a medical doctor, he subscribed to numerous peer-reviewed journals, including
but not limited to JAMA, NEJM, Lancet, Am Journal Clin Nutr, Annals of Allergy,
and so forth.

After I helped him get his original 400 page book republished in soft cover,
he went on to write two more books, and he specializes in gluten sensitivity.

He wanted to call his second book...
"Cereal Killers"...
the publisher named it instead...
"Dangerous Grains"

He often said...
The human gut (GI tract) was evolved by 100,000 years ago.
Grains (wild grasses) were not domesticated until about 10,000 years ago.
Many humans are not genetically predisposed to consume grains easily or often.

Gluten sensitivity is more widespread than was earlier known, and new tests are
more sensitive in detecting it. Gluten reaction produces many symptoms.

I´ll post now and continue below...

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Reply 35 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 11/18/2013 7:03:44 PM     (No. 9619291)

Diet fads don´t do much more than enrich those pushing them. The problem with most folks that make outlandish diet claims is that they view food only from the perspective of nourishment. If that were the case, kibble would probably suffice. There is no bad food, but anything eaten or done to excess can be bad for you.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Rafter, 11/18/2013 7:04:44 PM     (No. 9619292)

Well, most unfortunately...

I wrote a follow-up which might have proved interesting to some people...
but apparently it was over the word limit...
so in attempting to go back to shorten it...
it was not to be found anywhere that I could access...

Hence, it is lost, and I don´t have time etc to redo, so that´s it for me for now.... (sorry, in case you were interested)

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Reply 37 - Posted by: chillijilli, 11/18/2013 7:05:49 PM     (No. 9619293)

No offense, but the American version of the "Mediterranean Diet" consists of pesticide-coated veggies from Mexico and fish that may have been caught in Canadian waters but then processed in China and shipped back to the States. Unless you can snip tomatoes off your own vines and fish in pristine waters where your catch isn´t filled with mercury or other toxins, following a "Mediterranean diet" in America is a joke.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Udanja99, 11/18/2013 8:05:58 PM     (No. 9619384)

All things in moderation. It works.

BTW, nobody gets out of this life alive.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 11/18/2013 9:02:08 PM     (No. 9619459)

The posts have brought brightness to my day as I laughed my way through the them especially the supposed serious ones.
The laugh is louder when compared to yesterday when we were urged to let the government chose a healthy life style for us.
Truth is our brains do need at least 800 calories from all foods everyday converted to glucose to function. Our body doesn´t care about the source of the glucose as long as it is supplied. One persons perfect sources are another persons potential death via adverse reactions.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Avogadra, 11/18/2013 9:55:48 PM     (No. 9619533)

Apologies for the second post. Our brains can survive very nicely on ketones. Mine has for ten years. A small amount of glucose is required by a few tissues. This is more than adequately supplied by gluconeogenesis performed in the liver, even in individuals who consume zero grams of carbohydrate per day.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/19/2013 12:03:46 AM     (No. 9619634)

What difference does it make anyway ?
Soon we won´t be able to buy groceries because of the cost of insurance.

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I began reading the entirety of the first section of the New York Times at nine years old, and continued that practice, more or less, for decades.(snip) ...the power of reverence, intrinsic to what I call the “cascade” of The Times: the near avalanche-like flow and distribution of information through electronic and print networks: through like-minded network newscasts, magazines, local newspaper s, blogs, daytime talk TV, late-night entertainment, statements at media award ceremonies, the celebrity Twitterverse, etc. The cascade rolls through Saturday Night Live, Jon Stewart, The New Yorker, the mouths of third-grade teachers, Elmo, Madonna and Susan Sarandon …through

In a Hole, Golf Considers
Digging a Wider One

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

Barack Obama and the politics of lies
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Washington Examiner [DC], by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/20/2014 5:45:25 AM     Post Reply
That was quite a victory dance President Obama did Thursday while claiming Obamacare is “working” because eight million people have now supposedly signed up for the health care program. He even indulged in some less-than-subtle mockery of Republicans - and by extension the majority of Americans who have disapproved of Obamacare since before it became law. "The repeal debate is and should be over,” Obama said, taking a dig at Republicans who are “going through, you know, the stages of grief … anger and denial and all that stuff …” But a president who is viewed by most Americans as less

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

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

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

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

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

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

White House asks American parents to
monitor their children for signs of terrorism

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Daily Caller, by Eric Owens    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/19/2014 5:50:04 PM     Post Reply
In a speech earlier this week, Lisa O. Monaco, President Barack Obama’s assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism, insisted that American parents must be vigilant because their “confrontational” children could be on the verge of becoming terrorists. Monaco’s full, prepared text is available here. She presented the speech, entitled “Countering Violent Extremism and the Power of Community,” at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government on April 15. Monaco began her remarks by eloquently describing the lives tragically lost last year during the Boston Marathon bombings. Interestingly, the Harvard grad failed to mention the religion or the motive of brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan

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

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

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

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

Clintons celebrate Chelsea’s
pregnancy announcement

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New York Post, by Stephanie Smith    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 8:32:52 AM     Post Reply
The Clintons had a busy night of celebrations after Chelsea announced she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting a baby. Bill joined “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey at the Revlon Rainforest Fund Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall Thursday, joking of Spacey’s Machiavellian character, “When I was president people accused me of murder all the time, made a show of investigating. Spacey’s president for 15 minutes and he gets away with murder.” Spacey, who sang during the event with Sting, Stephen Stills and James Taylor, also showed off his Johnny Carson impression, taking a swipe at the coverage of Flight

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


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