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The Obama Dallas Immigration Visit –
The Curious Case of Obama’s “Faith
Leaders” and Obama’s “Faith-Based Groups”…

Conservative Treehouse, by Sundance

Original Article

Posted By:earlybird, 7/19/2014 10:51:20 AM

On July 9th 2014 President Obama made a visit to Dallas Texas for two reasons. The first reason was fundraising, the second reason was to meet with Governor Rick Perry and “Faith Leaders” to discuss the border crisis. (Snip)A wider angle of the picture would reveal a more integral player seated at the table. A person mistakenly characterized by the media, but perhaps the most significant benefactor of the entire immigration roundtable.In the lower left of this image you see a man named Kevin Dinnin. Before we get into the curriculum vitae of Mr. Dinnin we first need to set

In this instance his "faith leaders" have no connection to any religion, no churches, no congregations, and are in fact government-funded non-profits. Like ACORN.

Thanks to TCTH, we now know that Kevin Dinnin is the head of BCFS, the non-profit that was handed $190 million in grants to operate facilities for coping with the invading illegal alien "kids". His compensation alone comes in at more than $400K/year.

Read this investigative piece. It´s an expose. It lays out in plain English, and with supporting data and documentation, Obie´s deliberate mendacity in describing what had taken place at this meeting and who was involved.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/19/2014 10:54:05 AM     (No. 9931520)

Here is the previous article on BCFS, posted Thursday:

Soccer Balls, Sanctimony and A
Billion Dollar Group Called “Baptist
Child and Family Services”…


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Reply 2 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 7/19/2014 11:40:03 AM     (No. 9931620)

Do what you can to get this information to your congressmen (House and Senate), because I strongly doubt that they have a clue.

Ignorance is bliss only for a very short time. Inevitably, ineluctably, the Grim Reaper will make his call.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: enuf8, 7/19/2014 12:03:25 PM     (No. 9931655)

All ACORN - just renamed. These are the "BROWN SHIRTS" who restricted access from viewing at detention centers. They are the ones who threatened nurses, doctors, etc., telling them to keep their mouths shut.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 7/19/2014 12:09:31 PM     (No. 9931668)

FTA: (And remember, this is OUR money, YOUR money.)

Two days before this meeting with President Obama, on 7/7/14 Mr. Dinnin was given a grant from Health and Human Services in the amount of $190,707,505.

Yes, that is over $190 million dollars just before he met with the President. In 2014 alone BCFS has received almost $270 million.
(Snip for pdf documentation)
These are staggering sums of money to just one of several taxpayer funded groups operating under the guise of “faith based organizations”. The amounts awarded to these “faith based” groups in 2014 far exceeds the money ever given to the fraudulent social assistance group, ACORN. And the 2014 grant amounts are EXPLODING in comparison to 2012 and 2013.

As previously listed here is the 2012 Tax Return for BCFS:
(Snip for pdf documents.)
Catholic Bishops so far in 2014 $27 Million is another albeit smaller example, after receiving almost $70 million in 2012.

But the most staggering figure is what HHS has spent on Unaccompanied Minor Children (under grant code 93676) since the President’s 2012 Deferred action program began:


And we wonder why these so-called "faith-based" organizations are all for this "humanitarian effort"?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MEMcL, 7/19/2014 12:21:09 PM     (No. 9931680)

Please, Web-masters, make this a "Must Read."

What a scam. Slush-fund. What a fraudulent use of taxpayer money. Maybe, this type of con is what all the Czars dream up. This is just hiding in plain sight. If you make a HUGE grant of moneys, it legitimizes the cause, and nobody asks questions. Especially, if it is to a "religious" organization. Who would question their charitable, altruistic motives?

The salary compensations are outrageous for a charitable organization. How much oversight is this organization given? What are the results of all of this money spent? Disgusting!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ramona, 7/19/2014 12:24:53 PM     (No. 9931684)

Read the article. Follow the links. It´s much, much worse than we have thought.
Ramona (the Pest)

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Reply 7 - Posted by: GO3, 7/19/2014 12:37:49 PM     (No. 9931695)

Good article, but nothing new. The American Spectator carried an article in the late 90´s about Catholic Charities and how 50 percent of its revenue was from taxpayer dollars. As usual, zippy is just carrying things to an art form. BTW, where is the separation of church and state crowd on this issue?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bubby, 7/19/2014 12:58:45 PM     (No. 9931714)

FTA "And I indicated in hearing the stories of churches that are prepared to not just make donations but send volunteers to help construct some of these facilities or fix them up, and their willingness to volunteer in providing care and assistance to these children" - President obama

How can obama say such a thing if those in the meeting were not "faith leaders" but heads of Government funded non profits? Because he is a radical, a follower of Alinsky, a Marxist, a liar, he is all that and more but one thing he is not is an American! Should be a must read.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: The Advocate, 7/19/2014 1:04:40 PM     (No. 9931720)

Must Read.
They have nothing to do with FAITH but are ACORN spinoffs.
Why did Perry not expose them?
FTA But the most staggering figure is what HHS has spent on Unaccompanied Minor Children (under grant code 93676) since the President’s 2012 Deferred action program began:
Obama has bee funding these illegals through Ovamcare slush fund and taking money from Americans- especially seniors.
Why did Perry participate in this fraud?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 7/19/2014 3:16:15 PM     (No. 9931853)

Re #7, deliberately labelling a long investigative article like this one "old news" does a disservice to those who put in the work to put it together and to those who would skip it based upon such a dismissive comment.

There is a LOT in this article that is news. And the LSM won´t be covering it.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/20/2014 12:15:37 AM     (No. 9932237)

None of them have churches.

Wave goodbye to your hard earned tax dollars.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: normal user, 7/20/2014 7:17:34 AM     (No. 9932412)

Why didn´t Rick Perry expose them?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: judy, 7/20/2014 7:36:45 AM     (No. 9932423)

I had a feeling Perry was being set up. He should have requested a list of all people at the table before the meeting. I doubt seriously if they would have given it to him. They would have said we´re in the process of compiling a list. Read, send to your congressman & share article with your social media sites. 190 million to a so called faith based mission while our military is receiving pink slips while in combat.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Rinktum, 7/20/2014 8:13:44 AM     (No. 9932468)

Anyone really surprised? Obama is the king of obfuscation. It is evident that the border crisis has been in the planning for quite some time. Makes you wonder just what other schemes Obama has up his sleeve that we do not know about. It is clear to me Obama is actively working to remake this country in his own image. Would someone please light a fire under the pampered princes in Washington? They seem to be unconcerned or unaware of the destruction this one man has wrought on this country. What is it going to take to make them see the danger and urgency?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Rinktum, 7/20/2014 8:19:59 AM     (No. 9932472)

Sorry for the second post. I have to sincerely ask, Who approves these huge sums of money that is allotted to these organizations? Is there no oversight?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Avogadra, 7/20/2014 8:31:33 AM     (No. 9932486)

I have a feeling Anita Perry reads Lucianne.com. Mrs. Perry, please let your husband know that Obama´s "Catholic" and "Baptist" groups have nothing to do with churches that use those names. They are as faith-based as Acorn. Don´t let them get away with adopting words like Catholic and Baptist to fool genuine Texas Christians into supporting lies that have nothing to do with the Gospel and everything to do with God-hating progressivism. Please ask Rick to investigate and, if he finds that this article is correct, expose what they are doing in the name of Christ. Thank you.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Freeloader, 7/20/2014 8:37:28 AM     (No. 9932490)

Any mention of the undocumented Lord Obama´s name connected to: (A) "Faith Leaders" or (B) "Faith-Based Groups" should raise an immediate "red flag"...Anyone, like Lord Obama, who openly advocates unlimited abortions, to include partial birth abortions and infanticide, is pure and simply a barbarian, and cannot be trusted under any circumstance. End of story.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: NYBruin, 7/20/2014 8:44:20 AM     (No. 9932505)

As a longtime donor to Catholic Charities, I was very surprised to read the assertion that it is "a government funded non-profit" that is no different than ACORN!

I visited their website (& encourage you to do the same). It hardly sounds like the same organization described in the article.


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Reply 19 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 7/20/2014 8:56:17 AM     (No. 9932521)

Oh dear Lord! What are into now? Can no one be trusted? If there is a crook Obama will find him.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: gone2pot, 7/20/2014 9:05:27 AM     (No. 9932538)

If you think Rick Perry doesn´t know exactly who and what those neo-ACORNsters are, you need to move to Rio Linda. He´s all we have for now but here in Texas, Rick Perry is in the politician biz, not the truth biz. If it doesn´t help Rick, he ain´t doin´ it. FWIW, it´s wonderful that Lucianne has been posting stuff from non-traditional sources like CT.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Wakeupcall, 7/20/2014 9:59:21 AM     (No. 9932629)

I have been telling this ever since Obama was elected the first time.

Obama is just the front man for the Marxist democrats and Marxist RINO´s.

They use fake front organizations calling them charities, yes everything but what they really are, Marxist communists organizations who are getting and using your tax dollars to fund the destruction of your America from within.

Everyone who voted for Obama is complicit in putting Marxist communists in charge of America´s government. I believe most of them are fellow comrades and the rest are just stupid useful morons, they probably suspected as much but refuse to believe the truth. Stupid means they know better but do it anyway.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/20/2014 10:03:34 AM     (No. 9932634)

Even the real "faith based" organizations dealing with immigration (yes, illegal immigration) get nearly all of their funding from the taxpayers. Here´s an example:

The financial data on the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and its immigration/refugee programs is in its own annual report here. And this was for 2012. All of these grants have increased since then.

Scroll down for the financial report:


You will find that of its total revenue of $70,975,237, $65,911,344 came from federal grants and contracts. These are THEIR numbers.

And federal grants ARE us!

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Grambo, 7/20/2014 10:18:26 AM     (No. 9932644)

If Governor Perry plans to have a Presidential campaign future he had better got out in front of this story pronto.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Emerson, 7/20/2014 10:20:56 AM     (No. 9932647)

From the link at #18,

9. Catholic Charities support an active public-private partnership with government at all levels.
The Catholic Church has a long and strong tradition of teaching about the responsibilities of government in promoting the common good and protecting the least among us, and the responsibilities of Catholics as citizens and taxpayers to support those roles and actively participate in civic life.

In light of these teachings, Catholic Charities have sought and accepted partnerships with cities, counties, states, and the federal government in which we receive government funding to provide services to the wider community that we judge to be consistent with our own mission. These payments may take the form of contracts to deliver particular services, such as foster care; voucher payment from individuals paid by government, such as Medicaid; and government funding of construction, such as housing. Government provides funding; we bring additional funding, volunteers, efficiency, values, community credibility, and dedication to the service of local communities and their needy families.

10. Catholic Charities blend advocacy for those in need and public education about social justice with service to individuals, families, and communities in need.

Right now they are neck deep in Obama´s "social justice" illegal immigration program. And being largely funded via federal grants and contracts, aka taxpayer funding via the IRS.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: EQKimball, 7/20/2014 10:54:19 AM     (No. 9932685)

Many of us post under pseudonyms. However, we only express personal opinions. The writer of this story goes by the name of "Sundance." Who is he/she? To be a credible media source, the writer must be identifiable as a person to whom questions may be asked, credentials may be investigated.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/20/2014 11:06:32 AM     (No. 9932701)

I agree, #25, but "Sundance" isn´t alone. We also have Allahpundit.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: susieq1, 7/20/2014 11:11:56 AM     (No. 9932707)

Words convey ideas in the mind. A person seeing "faith" will instantly think religion or Christianity ; therefore, moral and good. That is how so many have been deceived to support different ideas because words carry moral ideas and thoughts. A person should always look at the total picture instead and see what follows these "moral" words. In other words read the fine print. Faith in what??

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Reply 28 - Posted by: previouslyon24, 7/20/2014 11:14:44 AM     (No. 9932710)

Yes, no. 25, it would be nice to have a name behind this article and the site itself. It´s hard to argue with the tremendous investigative resource that this site has developed into, so it´s easy to accept the use of the name Sundance given the thoroughness of the information he/she has accumulated and offered for public consumption. Yet, I agree that names should ultimately be attached, just as Spengler has been identified as David Goldman.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: judy, 7/20/2014 11:16:02 AM     (No. 9932713)

Now is the time for Perry to be a real hero. Palin & Perry the only two republicans who are awake.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: wtm, 7/20/2014 11:20:53 AM     (No. 9932721)

Take illegals in, house them, feed them, give them medical, then have them get drivers licenses, and sign them up to VOTE!

WE know what the end game is!

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Geelabeela828, 7/20/2014 11:35:32 AM     (No. 9932732)

Ldotters: Theconservativetreehouse.com is leading the way on this expose of money funneling, but that´s not all. Please read all of the comments on each of the articles. They are rich with links to when this all started (probably 2012 or earlier) and where exactly these illegals are going to be housed near you. There is also an interactive map with exact locations.

PLEASE contact your congressman and senator and send them these links. Please.

Thank you Lucianne! K

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Heil Liberals, 7/20/2014 11:46:27 AM     (No. 9932742)

Fascists seek to control religion as well. How better to cow people than to convince them what is being done is in the name of God. Regardless of belief, churches run on money. And once attached to the teat of government, they are reluctant to give up their place, and in fact, become dependant on the largess of The Won or whoever is next to come to power.

It is disgusting, corrupt, and ultimately destructive to religious freedom. When government makes religion an instrument of its bidding, then it is no longer a religion in the sense of its original purpose.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: franq, 7/20/2014 11:53:05 AM     (No. 9932747)

The money, #15? My suspicion is that they just crank up the printing presses. How would we know?

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Reply 34 - Posted by: papasparky, 7/20/2014 11:55:50 AM     (No. 9932750)

A comment concerning the growing size of the fraudulent government grants under the corrupt Obama reign of "hope and change".

As a young man, a lawyer friend and I entered into a sideline business of "flipping" houses, although it wasn´t called that in the 1960´s. The houses we were buying, fixing up, and reselling were in the 10 to 12K range.

One evening, over a beer, he suggested we apply for a bank loan, the size of which caused me to choke on my Budweiser. He wanted us to purchase a commercial building that was in distress.

After I recovered, he said something I´ve remembered ever since:

"You have to get in a line to take a banker to lunch, and buy him a martini, to ask (beg) for a fifty thousand dollar loan."

"If you want fifty million you will have bankers in line to take you to lunch, and buy you all the martinis you can drink."

I don´t know if this concept is in Saul Alinsky´s book, but if it isn´t, it should be!

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Reply 35 - Posted by: congar, 7/20/2014 12:03:56 PM     (No. 9932761)

Another day, another jarring scandal of mendacity and corruption compliments of Captan Zero.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: jglas, 7/20/2014 12:48:58 PM     (No. 9932799)

I´m sort of relieved. I was really bummed out by the notion that the government was subsidizing Christian groups that were doing Obama´s dirty work. The religious aspect is clearly just a cover but a really good one. Now I´m worried that when the churches see how much money they can collect for being Obama´s cover, some of them might sanction it.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 7/20/2014 12:52:23 PM     (No. 9932802)

Yes, this is much, much worse than we are being told. It is "asymmetrical warfare". Here´s this, from a former border patrol officer:

"‘Asymmetrical Warfare’: If This Retired Border Patrol Officer Is Half Right, We’re Screwed"


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Reply 38 - Posted by: St. Pitbull, 7/20/2014 1:01:50 PM     (No. 9932808)

What will it take short of armed insurrection to put a stop to this?:


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Reply 39 - Posted by: Caveman, 7/20/2014 1:39:36 PM     (No. 9932834)

While not being able to cite any story or publication, I remember George W. Bush pushing some legislation increasing the amount of monies available to charities given by the government for humanitarian purposes. It seems to me that it was at the very end of his term. Maybe around Katrina time? Looks like it was the ground work for all these latest shenanigans. Someone correct me if I am mistaken.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: patpgmr, 7/20/2014 1:52:40 PM     (No. 9932841)

As someone affiliated with The Conservative Tree House, I will address and defend the practice of using pseudonyms. CTH is written and administered by volunteers. We make no money from the blog, except for donations, which are used for research and costs. We have no ad revenue. I don´t handle the money, but I will bet we are in the hole financially. There are costs associated - such as a paid email account, blog fees, software etc. We each chip in to pay these expenses. All of our time, which is considerable, is provided at no charge.

Donations have been used for travel expenses and FOIA requests, which can be quite expensive, depending upon who is supplying the documents requested.

In addition, Sundance (who is not anonymous to his enemies) has been threatened, has had a car set on fire, and another set of tires destroyed. This was all related to the Zimmerman trial last year.

You ask why we all would prefer to remain anonymous? If you knew our names, would it make a difference? The article you are commenting on here is not just opinion. It is documented by tax returns and links to government web sites. The identity of the person writing the article has no bearing whatsoever on the facts presented.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 7/20/2014 2:04:47 PM     (No. 9932849)

As always, follow the money. It would be interesting to see what this group does with the money, and how much help they give versus donating to various political causes and lining their pockets.

Unfortunately, government today is viewed as a vehicle to make money. Trade donations for legislation that nets the donor(s) millions/billions. As for the price tag of the legislation, that´s what the taxpayer is for. If the legislation curtails freedoms, the legislators do not care. They have been well compensated.

Government is not suppose to work this way.

Btw, lots of ministries are quite liberal thinking the government should spend a bundle to help people. Alot of ministries are over the radio and over the internet, and extend beyond a church, and they do alot to help people in need and partner with other groups that provide the manpower.

Any group working with the Obama gang is likely either corrupt or a dupe, however.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: trapper, 7/20/2014 2:12:19 PM     (No. 9932855)

Amnesty is the litmus test. Any politician who supports ANYTHING other than closing the southern border and commencing to deport 14 million illegal aliens is supporting amnesty. And anyone supporting amnesty should be targeted for defeat in their next election. No exceptions. No excuses. No second chances. No other issues.

Selling America into nonexistence for a price. Now we know why some of these groups support amnesty. They are making BIG money from it. Can´t sift through all the comments. Has anyone taken a close look at Perry´s list of contributors?

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Reply 43 - Posted by: pineledger, 7/20/2014 4:25:48 PM     (No. 9932970)

If we ever needed proof that non-profit status is a political perk, this is it.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/20/2014 4:28:06 PM     (No. 9932975)

Re #40, thank you. Anyone who really read this article and the previous article linked -plus the one posted here today on where the UACs are being housed and the amounts of the grants to those facilities, knows that these articles are not op-ed pieces.

Rather they are investigative work of the most extensive nature, backed with links and documentation (much of it presented in pdf form so we can be lazy). They are exposes in the truest sense of the word. Sunlight on the most secretive, dangerous administration this country has ever had.

Thanks to Sundance and the rest of the Treepers for their dedication to the cause that we share...

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Reply 45 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 7/20/2014 4:37:59 PM     (No. 9932986)

Re #25, Sundance and other Treepers regularly turn up on the Comment threads at their website.

We have a president we know nothing about, yet we question someone who writes verifiable investigation and analysis under a pseudonym, which enables them to do that digging in reasonable safety.

I question the questioners motives. Are they idly curious? Are they just making mischief? Or does their questioning the writer´s identity cover their doing no reading nor having to formulate their own reasoned opinions on the subjects and data presented?

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Reply 46 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 7/20/2014 8:30:36 PM     (No. 9933162)

Again, I blame the House of REPRESENTATIVES for not using their power to control the purse. Shouldn´t they have a standing "corruption committee"?

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Reply 47 - Posted by: ok state mom, 7/20/2014 10:28:23 PM     (No. 9933222)

Where´s the Southern Baptist Convention on this issue? Why aren´t they distancing themselves from this? Haven´t heard a word out of them.

Having worked for a catholic hospital I understand that leaders of catholic healthcare are NOT priests nor or they nuns as they once were. They are MBA´s with degrees also in public health/accounting, etc. Catholic healthcare would not exist if it were not for Medicare (govt money). Same as for Baptist healthcare, Methodist healthcare, Presby healthcare.

What I find interesting is - in Oklahoma churches were told to "stand down" when they offered to help in Lawton.

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Reply 48 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/21/2014 12:04:19 AM     (No. 9933277)

Re #47,

BCFS is not listed as a partner of another state convention in Texas that also cooperates with the SBC -- the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention -- nor is BCFS related to children’s ministries in Maryland and Illinois with similar initials affiliated with their state conventions. (Snip)

The BCFS website, however, makes no reference to its former Baptist name and does not list the Texas convention among a number of partners, mostly federal agencies such as the U.S. Border Patrol.

From an article by the Baptist Press, republished at Townhall:


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Reply 49 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 7/21/2014 12:07:12 AM     (No. 9933280)

#34, your statement about banks reminded of this one: If you owe the bank $100,000 and can´t pay, you´re in trouble; if you owe the bank $100 million and can´t pay, the bank´s in trouble.

#40, thank you to you, CT, and Sundance for bringing us information we haven´t seen elsewhere.

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Medics carrying out a vaccination programme in rebel-held northern Syria accidentally administered a muscle relaxant to up to 75 children, killing 15 of them, the opposition says. A preliminary investigation by the National Coalition found atracurium was given to the children instead of a solution used to mix measles vaccines. The packaging for the drug is said to be similar to that of the solution. All of the children who died on Tuesday were between six and 18 months old. Their parents initially accused the opposition health authorities of not storing the vaccines properly or using out-of-date medication The National

Lethal Violence in Chimps Occurs
Naturally, Study Suggests
New York Times, by James Gorman    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 9/17/2014 4:28:37 PM     Post Reply
Are chimpanzees naturally violent to one another, or has the intrusion of humans into their environment made them aggressive? A new study, published Wednesday in Nature, is setting off a new round of debate around this question. The study’s authors argue that a review of all known cases when chimpanzees or bonobos in Africa killed members of their own species shows that violence is a natural part of chimp behavior and not the result of actions by humans that push chimp aggression to lethal attacks. The researchers say their analysis supports the idea that warlike violence in chimps is a natural behavior that

Joan Rivers doctor who did
biopsy ID’d as New York
physician Gwen Korovin: report
USA Today, by Corky Siemaszko    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 9/17/2014 4:22:51 PM     Post Reply
The New York doctor who was working on Joan Rivers when the comedienne went into a death spiral at an Upper East Side clinic was identified Wednesday by an investigative web site as Gwen Korovin. Citing “multiple sources,” TMZ.com said Korovin was Rivers’ personal doctor and was not authorized to practice medicine at Yorkville Endoscopy (Snip)Korovin is Broadway’s best known ear, nose and throat doctor and her patients have included Nathan Lane, Hugh Jackman, Kristin Chenoweth, Julie Andrews and Brooke Shields.

Peterson´s attorney responds to new
allegations he injured another son
KHOU [Houston], by Jeremy Rogalski    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 9/17/2014 4:08:51 PM     Post Reply
HOUSTON -- New accusations against Adrian Peterson come from another mother who has another four-year-old son of Peterson, and also involve Peterson striking his boy as a form of discipline. (Snip) Earlier Monday, a top law enforcement official confirmed knowledge of the allegations by the mother of Peterson´s son back in June 2013. Photos, which the KHOU I-Team obtained from a source, show a head wound to a boy identified as Peterson´s four year old son. It is a wound that weeks later, left a scar above his right eye. Sources claim it allegedly happened while the boy, who lives

Adrian Peterson’s Intent
The New Yorker, by Amy Davidson    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 9/17/2014 3:52:26 PM     Post Reply
“To be honest with you, I feel very confident with my actions because I know my intent,” Adrian Peterson told police officers who’d come to find out why the body of his four-year-old son was lacerated with what a doctor judged to be the marks of two beatings. His comments were in a police report obtained by CBS News in Houston; the incident took place while the child was on a visit to Peterson,(Snip) at his house in Spring, Texas. The four-year-old, according to Peterson, had pushed another of his children, who was about the same age, from his place

Exclusive: CNN’s Crossfire
Begins Dumping Staff
Daily Caller, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 9/17/2014 10:39:40 AM     Post Reply
Is CNN new “Crossfire” leaving us so soon? “My sources say Crossfire is toast,” a TV industry insider told The Mirror. A publicist from CNN describes it like this: “The program is on extended hiatus.” Most importantly, sources say staffers from “Crossfire” are being absorbed into “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer.” In fact, CNN personnel from other shows are making room for staffers from “Crossfire.” Behind the scenes, CNN is allegedly saying the show may make yet another comeback. Quick question for CNN: If you no longer have a dedicated staff for a show, how is that still a show? CNN’s “Crossfire” took an eight-year

Another Professional Hollywood/Leftist
Racism Fail – Django Actress Daniele
Watts Accuses Police Of Racism for PDA…
Conservative Treehouse, by Sundance    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 9/15/2014 6:44:48 PM     Post Reply
“Actress” Daniele Watts originally claimed the LA police targeted her because she was black and was kissing her white boyfriend. “Racists”. She later accused the police of targeting her as a prostitute because she was black.She and her publicist immediately scheduled the customary New York media tour. The goal of the tour was to fulfill the never ending thirst of the national media to promote stories around racism, sexism and the various “ism’s” the professional left loves to tout. Unfortunately between scheduling the tour and actually appearing on the daily talks, the truth came out.Apparently Ms. Watts and her boyfriend

Select Committee On Benghazi First
Public Hearing Scheduled For This
Week – A Note Of Caution
Conservative Treehouse, by Sundance    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 9/15/2014 7:44:37 AM     Post Reply
The House Select Committee on Benghazi is set to hold its first public hearing this week on September 17th.However, a note of caution should be added not to expect too much “substance” as an outcome. As most readers are now aware the Benghazi FUBAR is essentially two-thirds a result of bad policy, and one-third a result of terrible decisions as a result of that bad policy. To date nothing has surfaced to undermine the essential research we have shared within the Benghazi Brief. Actually, to the contrary “The Brief” has withstood relentless scrutiny. Unfortunately that also means Trey Gowdy will

A good whuppin’? Adrian Peterson
child abuse case revives debate
Washington Post, by DeNeen L. Brown    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 9/14/2014 10:22:29 AM     Post Reply
Editor’s note: On Friday, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson turned himself in on charges of child abuse, accused of injuring his four-year-old son as he whipped him with a small tree branch, commonly called a “switch.” Peterson acknowledged that he had spanked the boy because he had misbehaved, but said he did not intend to hurt the child. The case reminded She The People of this story from 1998 by Washington Post writer DeNeen L. Brown, which explores the debate around spanking, especially within the African American community. She remembers the sting of the switch beating out the rhythm of

President Obama and John McCain’s
“Moderate Syrian Rebels” (AKA doctors,
farmers, pharmacists and so forth)
Have Signed Truce Deal With ISIS…
Conservative Treehouse, by Sundance    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 9/13/2014 6:36:34 PM     Post Reply
Perhaps the best way to think of this is to use President Obama’s own words. It appears the “doctors, farmers, pharmacists and so forth” have struck up a truce with ISIS. That’s a problem, because Obama’s ISIS elimination plan requires the “doctors, farmers, pharmacists and so forth” to fight against ISIS on the ground while we shoot at ISIS from the sky. If the “doctors, farmers, pharmacists and so forth” don’t put the pointy end toward the Islamic State, oops, wait, sorry… the non-Islamic Islamic State (NI-ISIS) in Syria, then who will?

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Michelle Obama: Americans ´Take for
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Breitbart Big Government, by Charlie Spiering    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/19/2014 10:49:59 AM     Post Reply
First Lady Michelle Obama proudly defended her husband’s record at a Washington, D.C. fundraiser, reminding the attendants how far the country had come since the Obamas entered the White House. “Just think about how different our country looks to children growing up today,” she said. “Think about how our kids take for granted that a black person or a woman can be President of the United States.” She also praised President Obama for changing history on gay marriage and the Supreme Court. “They take it for granted that for the first time in history, there are three brilliant women serving

Rift widens between Obama,
U.S. military over strategy
to fight Islamic State

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Washington Post, by Craig Whitlock    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 9/18/2014 10:18:03 PM     Post Reply
Flashes of disagreement over how to fight the Islamic State are mounting between President Obama and U.S. military leaders, the latest sign of strain in what often has been an awkward and uneasy relationship. Even as the administration has received congressional backing for its strategy, with the Senate voting Thursday to approve a plan to arm and train Syrian rebels, a series of military leaders have criticized the president’s approach against the Islamic State militant group. Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis, who served under Obama until last year, became the latest high-profile skeptic on Thursday, telling the House Intelligence Committee

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Washington Post, by Nia-Malika Henderson    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/19/2014 5:06:33 AM     Post Reply
Devastating. That´s really the only way to describe Politico´s piece on DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. (I hereby nominate her for Worst Week in Washington.) (Editor´s note: Three words -- Joseph. Robinette. Biden.) Based on interviews with DNC staffers -- both former and current -- the piece described Wasserman Schultz as something of a modern-day Tracy Flick: over-eager, disloyal and not shy about promoting her ambitions. It would be fair to say that she sounds like, well, a lot like other politicians. And this would be accurate. But the wholesale bashing of Wasserman Schultz at every level of the party -- White House,

Obamacare Creator: Die At 75!
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Breitbart, Big Government, by Ben Shapiro    Original Article
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Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, one of the masterminds behind Obamacare, has now explained that he wishes to die at age 75. In an article in The Atlantic, Emanuel writes, “Seventy-five. That’s how long I want to live: 75 years.” He explains that his daughters disagree; so do his brothers and his friends. But, he says, “I am sure of my position…here is a simple truth that many of us seem to resist: living too long is also a loss. It renders many of us, if not disabled, then faltering and declining, a state that may not be worse than death but

Hillary Clinton: Congress Out of
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NBC News, by Kasie Hunt    Original Article
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Congress is living in an "evidence-free zone" as it debates issues of equal pay and family-friendly work policies, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday. "Unfortunately, reality is not always the context in which these decisions are made. The Congress increasingly -- despite the best efforts of my friends and others -- is living in an evidence-free zone," she said during a roundtable discussion at the Center for American Progress focused on women´s issues. "What the reality is, in the lives of Americans is so far from the minds of too many who don´t place the highest priority" on

Retired Head Of Marine Corps: Obama’s
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Chance In Hell Of Succeeding’

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Daily Caller, by Jamie Weinstein    Original Article
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The man who was the top Marine general from 2006 until his retirement in 2010 says President Barack Obama’s strategy to defeat the terrorist group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is doomed to fail. “I don’t think the president’s plan has a snowball’s chance in hell of succeeding,” retired Marine General James Conway, who served as the 34th Commandant of the Marine Corps during the end of the Bush administration and the beginning of the Obama administration, said at the Maverick PAC Conference in Washington, D.C. Friday, according to a source in attendance. Maverick PAC has described itself

Obama Says Senate Vote To Arm
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Business Insider, by Hunter Walker    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/19/2014 5:13:01 AM     Post Reply
The U.S Senate passed a bill Thursday evening that will give President Barack Obama the authority to arm moderate Syrian rebels, which is a key part of his plan to fight the jihadist group Islamic State (also known as ISIS and ISIL). Shortly after the Senate passed the bill, which was passed by the House on Wednesday, Obama spoke from the White House. "I´m pleased that Congress, a majority of Democrats and a majority of Republicans in both the House and Senate, have now voted to support a key element of our strategy," Obama said. Obama, who reiterated the fact

ISIS fighters terrified of being
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New York Post, by Geoff Earle    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/20/2014 5:10:13 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — Kurdish fighters battling ISIS desperately want more guns and armor, but they already have a secret weapon: The fanatics they’re fighting fear that if they get killed in combat by a woman, they won’t go to heaven. “They have many female battalions, as you know who fought very bravely,” Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.), who chairs the House International Relations Committee, told The Post of the Kurds. Royce, who met this week with the foreign minister of Kurdistan, cited recent reports of young female Kurdish troops “laughing” at ISIS forces they had turned back. “These ISIL soldiers apparently believed that if

Rare respiratory virus spreads to 22 states
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Washington Post, by Mark Berman    Original Article
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That rare respiratory illness sickening children around the country continues to crop up in new places. It has been confirmed in 22 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday, appearing in three states where it had not been previously: Georgia, Michigan and Washington state. These children are facing an uncommon enterovirus strain. While enteroviruses in general are quite common, this particular strain — enterovirus 68 — has not cropped up terribly often since it was first identified in 1962. It can cause severe breathing problems, a particular danger for children who may suffer from asthma or other

John Kerry: US At War With
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Breitbart Big Peace, by Jordan Schachtel    Original Article
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On Thursday In a session with the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Secretary of State John Kerry was asked by Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) whether America was at war in Iraq and Syria. (Video) Kerry responded: “If you’re more comfortable calling it a war against this enemy of Islam then please do so. We’re happy to call it that.” So its official: America is at war with the enemy of Islam. However, strange bedfellows arise if the Obama administration so chooses to uphold Kerry’s claim that we are at war with the enemy(s) of Islam. The following displays that Secretary

Rice Bolts During Intense Press
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Breitbart TV, by Pam Key    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/19/2014 5:22:52 PM     Post Reply
(Video)Friday during the White House press briefing, National Security Advisor Susan Rice abruptly left in the middle of a question after confusing reporters with her announcement President Barack Obama was going ahead with air strikes in Syria. When reporters began to grill Rice about whether the president had already given the authorization to the militarily to bomb in Syria, Rice kept repeating they would not be releasing information on the timing of those air strikes. Reporters continued to push with several trying to explain their question is if the president has already given authorization. Laughing uncomfortably Rice exited the room

WSJ: Obama will require military to get his
personal approval for U.S. strikes in Syria

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Hot Air, by Allahpundit    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/18/2014 3:08:29 PM     Post Reply
A man who’s a better speechwriter than his speechwriters, a better political director than his political directors, and who knows more about policy than his policy advisors must surely also be a better general than his generals, no? The U.S. military campaign against Islamist militants in Syria is being designed to allow President Barack Obama to exert a high degree of personal control, going so far as to require that the military obtain presidential signoff for strikes in Syrian territory, officials said. The requirements for strikes in Syria against the extremist group Islamic State will be far more stringent than those targeting

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