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  • McCain Colluded with IRS to Target Conservatives [semi-satire]

    06/23/2018 9:50:58 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 24 June 2018 | John Semmens
    In documents recently released under the Freedom of Information Act, Judicial Watch found that Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was actively colluding with the IRS to harm the TEA Party groups that he mendaciously courted in his successful 2010 reelection bid. These groups are believed to have played a significant role in Republicans capturing a majority in Congress. A Democratic majority in both Houses of Congress enabled the passage of the Affordable Care Act (which came to be known as Obamacare) on a straight party line vote in late 2009. The loss of this majority constituted a serious impediment to the...
  • Michelle Obama says her memoir is a ‘re-humanization’ effort

    06/23/2018 5:33:12 AM PDT · by Islander7 · 45 replies
    AP ^ | June 23, 2018 | By CHEVEL JOHNSON
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former first lady Michelle Obama said Friday her upcoming memoir “Becoming” is a “re-humanization effort” that shares the “ordinariness of a very extraordinary story” that she hopes will give voice to people who feel voiceless. Obama made the remarks as she helped kick off the American Library Association’s annual conference in New Orleans. Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden moderated the conversation before an estimated crowd of 8,000 inside the city’s convention center. Obama shared snippets from the book, including the experiences that have shaped her, from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to...
  • Dems Assail Trump Immigration Compromise [semi-satire]

    06/22/2018 9:55:39 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 24 June 2018 | John Semmens
    After a week of hounding President Trump for continuing former President Obama's occasional practice of separating the children of illegal immigrants from their parents, they now are howling over his executive order allowing these children to stay with their parents in detention centers. Aspiring 2020 presidential contender Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif) called Trump's effort to keep immigrant children with their parents "inhumane. When we demanded that children and parents not be separated it was our hope that both would be released. ICE could give the parents instructions to return for a court hearing on whether they can stay and release...
  • Trump Moves to Obama’s Position on Family Detention, Democrats Outraged

    06/22/2018 6:20:19 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 11 replies
    National Review ^ | June 21, 2018 | David French
    Is a policy ‘child abuse’ simply because Trump is executing it? Family separation is over, for now. The executive order President Trump signed yesterday fits within his statutory authority, complies with existing law, and directs his attorney general to petition federal courts to grant him greater authority to “detain alien families together.” The title of the order, “Affording Congress an Opportunity to Address Family Separation,” contains its own plea that the legislative branch step up and exercise its constitutional authority. This is all good. Families shouldn’t be separated merely to prosecute misdemeanors or during asylum proceedings. The administration should pursue...
  • Obama to visit Kenya, South Africa for Obama Foundation in July

    06/22/2018 11:54:42 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 46 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/22/18 | John Bowden
    Former President Barack Obama will travel to Kenya and South Africa next month for an Obama Foundation initiative, where he will meet with the two countries' presidents and hold a town hall with 200 new Obama Foundation leaders in Africa. According to a press release issued by the former president's office on Friday, Obama will meet with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga, the country's former prime minister. "President Obama will travel to Alego for the inauguration of the Sauti Kuu Foundation’s Sports, Resource and Vocational Training Centre, where he will deliver brief opening remarks," the statement...
  • Comey And Lynch Will Be Subpoenaed By Senate Unless Feinstein Obstructs

    06/22/2018 9:35:09 AM PDT · by blam · 57 replies
    Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) says he’ll issue subpoenas for former FBI Director James Comey and former Attorney General Loretta Lynch, but the panel’s top Democrat Dianne Feinstein (CA) has to agree to it per committee rules. Grassley also said he would be open to exploring immunity for Comey’s former #2, Andrew McCabe. “I will want to subpoena him,” Grassley said of Comey during an appearance on C-SPAN’s Newsmakers.” The Iowan added that committee rules require that he and Feinstein “agree to it, and at this point I can’t tell you if she would agree to it. But if...
  • Trey Gowdy Unleashed Hell On The Deep State With This Jaw-Dropping Promise

    06/22/2018 6:25:33 AM PDT · by davikkm · 62 replies
    IWB ^ | Thinker
    Who need Kevin Spacey’s “House of Cards” when you’ve got the US government live in action better than it ever could be written. It isn’t Hollywood, but way better! Watching who stands with honor and who is scrambling in shame in Washington D. C. is a bestseller. Finally the citizens of America are going to know who has stood behind them, and who sold their souls and sold them out for a piece of the missing trillions from past administrations. As Trump’s investigations continue, Americans are learning just how corrupt it has really been in the world of American politics....
  • Things That Matter: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles Krauthammer

    06/22/2018 4:44:21 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 16 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 6-22-18 | MOTUS
    Charles, on everything: Stupidity: Youth: I was a Great Society liberal on domestic issues. People ask me, 'How do you go from Walter Mondale to Fox News?' The answer is, 'I was young once.' Canadians:I don't know about you, but I lie awake nights worrying about Canadian uranium. I know these people. I grew up there. You have no idea what they're capable of doing. If Sidney Crosby hadn't scored that goal to win the Olympic gold medal, there's no telling what might have ensued.America’s favorite pastime:Baseball is a slow, boring, complex, cerebral game that doesn't lend itself to histrionics....
  • Jeh Johnson: Obama Administration Expanded Migrant Family Detention

    06/21/2018 3:28:06 PM PDT · by davikkm · 20 replies
    breitbart ^ | Joshua Caplan
    Former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson reminded MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell Thursday of the Obama administration’s decision to expand the number of immigrant family detentions. A partial transcript follows: JEH JOHNSON: Illegal migration reacts sharply to perceived changes in enforcement policy — in the short term — but it always reverts back longer term to the longer term trends given the underlying condition of the so-called push factors in central America. So that is what President Trump and his administration have seen now over the last year. The numbers are 40 or 50,000 per month and they are obviously...
  • HORROR! Immigrant Children Stripped Naked, Cuffed, Beaten and Strapped Down with Bags Over Their….

    06/21/2018 7:44:22 PM PDT · by blueyon · 36 replies
    GatewayPundit.com ^ | 6/21/18 | Jim Hoft
    """HORROR! Immigrant Children Stripped Naked, Cuffed, Beaten and Strapped Down with Bags Over Their Heads… Under Obama"""" The Associated Press is running a horrific story today on how immigrant children were allegedly stripped naked, handcuffed, strapped down with bags over their head and beaten at a refugee facility in Virginia. An anonymous plaintiff is suing the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center for the abuse he endured at the facility. The teen came here from Mexico. He was a troubled kid and wound up in the high security facility. Now he’s suing the government for abuse he says he endured at the...
  • Obama resists calls to visit border during Texas trip(Flashback 2014)

    06/21/2018 1:53:49 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 3 replies
    CBS News ^ | 07/09/2014 | STEPHANIE CONDON
    President Obama's two-day trip to Texas this week was scheduled for two purposes: so the president could talk to Texans about the economy and to attend Democratic fundraisers. Plans have changed, however, as Washington attempts to address the ongoing crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. In the past couple of days, the White House set up a Wednesday meeting between Mr. Obama, Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, and local Dallas officials to discuss the situation at the border. Still, Mr. Obama so far is ignoring growing calls from both Democrats and Republicans to make his first trip to the border since May...
  • Obama’s Cyber Chief: Susan Rice Gave ‘Stand Down’ Order In Response To Russian Meddling

    06/21/2018 9:48:32 AM PDT · by detective · 23 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 06/21/2018 | Chuck Ross
    Former President Barack Obama’s cybersecurity czar confirmed Wednesday that former national security adviser Susan Rice told him to “stand down” in response to Russian cyber attacks during the 2016 presidential campaign. Michael Daniel, whose official title was “cybersecurity coordinator,” confirmed the stand-down order during a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing held to review the Obama and President Donald Trump’s administrations’ policy response to Russian election interference. Rice’s order to Daniel was first reported in “Russian Roulette,” a book published in March that details Russia’s meddling in the election. In the book, authors Michael Isikoff and David Corn reported that...
  • Obama Era School Discipline Reform Decreases Public School Scores, Increases Bad Behavior

    06/21/2018 5:40:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 21, 2018 | Sheriff David Clarke (Ret)
    The Obama Administration conducted social engineering experiments on public school students. In an effort to frame school disciplinary policies as racist, outcomes rather illustrated that black students simply had a higher rate of suspensions. Obama’s Justice and Education Departments fused social justice policies by attempting to undermine public school disciplinary policies in their 2014 initiative called the Positive Behavioral Supports and Intervention System (PBIS). Instead of objectively conducting a comparative analysis between disciplinary policies and outcomes in public schools along racial lines, PBIS spun reality to fit the former administration’s political agenda. In medical school, bioethics students are taught the...
  • Imagine if Peter Fonda called for caging of Obama daughters with 'pedophiles'

    06/21/2018 6:36:19 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 92 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Thursday, June 21, 2018 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    When Peter Fonda tweeted his thoughts on the border by calling for Barron Trump to be caged with a bunch of pedophiles, it didn’t take Melania Trump long to call for the Secret Service to investigate.And right she was.Fonda’s tweet was unconscionable. But why isn’t the left calling out this Fonda tweet for the horrific content it contains? If this tweet named Malia or Sasha Obama instead of Barron, you better believe the Democrats would be up in arms.Fonda wrote, in reference to the 12-year-old boy: “WE SHOULD RIP BARRON TRUMP FROM HIS MOTHER’S ARMS AND PUT HIM IN A...
  • Flashback: Obama urges Central American parents not to send children to border (2014)

    06/20/2018 10:16:42 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 7 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | Jun 27, 2014 Yes 2014 | Kathleen Hennessey
    "Our message absolutely is don't send your children unaccompanied, on trains or through a bunch of smugglers," Obama told ABC News on Thursday. "We don't even know how many of these kids don't make it, and may have been waylaid into sex trafficking or killed because they fell off a train." "Do not send your children to the borders," Obama said. "If they do make it, they'll get sent back. More importantly, they may not make it."
  • Obama cyber chief confirms 'stand down' order against Russian cyberattacks in summer 2016

    06/20/2018 4:57:09 PM PDT · by Yo-Yo · 18 replies
    Yahooooooooooooo! News ^ | June 20, 2018 | Michael Isikoff
    WASHINGTON — The Obama White House’s chief cyber official testified Wednesday that proposals he was developing to counter Russia’s attack on the U.S. presidential election were put on a “back burner” after he was ordered to “stand down” his efforts in the summer of 2016. The comments by Michael Daniel, who served as White House “cyber security coordinator” between 2012 and January of last year, provided his first public confirmation of a much-discussed passage in the book, “Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America and the Election of Donald Trump,” co-written by this reporter and David Corn,...
  • Obama Leaves the Country with 20 Trillion Debt Due to His Borrowing Strategy

    06/20/2018 2:56:44 PM PDT · by davikkm · 23 replies
    IWB ^ | Thinker
    As the Obama administration comes to a close, the administration leaves the US with the highest national debt the country has ever seen, approaching 20 trillion dollars. Richard Wolff, professor of economics at The New School, says that following the bailout in 2008, the government did not want to raise taxes to match the costs of the stimulus package that would be used to kick-start the economy. Instead, the government borrowed the money from foreign governments such as China and Japan. Wolff states that the process of receiving foreign loans is only a short term solution and does not eliminate...
  • Here Are The Photos Of Obama’s Illegal Immigrant Detention Facilities The Media Won’t Show You

    06/20/2018 10:10:58 AM PDT · by detective · 13 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 06/19/2018 | Benny Johnson
    The media and political class become more and more outraged over the Trump administration’s decision to detain and prosecute immigrants illegally crossing the border. Lost in the debate is any acknowledgment that President Obama’s administration also used detention facilities. Current U.S. immigration laws, when enforced, have the consequence of temporarily separating adults who arrive with children into separate detention facilities in order to prosecute the adults. The policy of prosecuting immigrants for crossing the border illegally has been in place for multiple administrations. The Obama administration prosecuted half a million illegal immigrants and similarly separated families in the process. So...
  • Obama: Are we a nation that rips families apart?

    06/20/2018 10:54:06 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 77 replies
    The Hill ^ | Justin Wise - 06/20/18 | Justin Wise - 06/20/18
    Former President Barack Obama is calling out President Trump's "zero tolerance" policy that separates families at the border, asking "are we a nation that accepts the cruelty of ripping children from their parents’ arms, or are we a nation that values families, and works to keep them together?" "If you've been fortunate enough to have been born in America, imagine for a moment if circumstance had placed you somewhere else," Obama said in a statement on Facebook to commemorate World Refugee Day. "Imagine if you'd been born in a country where you grew up fearing for your life, and eventually...
  • CRIME: Obama DOJ Official Lied To IG About Tipping Off Podesta

    06/20/2018 6:53:08 AM PDT · by blueyon · 10 replies
    bigleaguepolitics.com ^ | 6/19/18 | Patrick Howley
    A top official at Barack Obama’s Department of Justice lied to the inspector general Michael Horowitz about his role in tipping off Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta regarding details of the Clinton criminal investigations. Peter Kadzik lied to the inspector general, which WikiLeaks points out is a criminal offense.