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Police Officers’ Wives Rally Against Public Backlash

Say claims of brutality are taking toll on their spouses (KHOU) – A group of wives of Houston police officers held their second rally in as many months today. This one took place at Houston City Hall at 11 a.m. Saturday. The same group held a rally at HPD’s 61 Riesner station last month. They …

January 25, 2015, 9:53 am ·
Iran

Iran Drafting Law to Intensify Uranium Enrichment

‘Parliament’s nuclear committee is working on the technical issues and details’ (Nahrnet) – Iran’s parliament has started to draft a law that would allow the country’s nuclear scientists to intensify their uranium enrichment, a step that could complicate ongoing talks with world powers. The move, announced Saturday by parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, …

January 25, 2015, 9:50 am ·
Senator Brandon Smith

DUI Senator Claims He’s ‘Privileged from Arrest’

‘He has raised a serious constitutional issue regarding his immunity in this case’ (DC Clothesline) – A Kentucky state senator is having no reservations about proclaiming his political privilege. In fact, he’s simply citing a section of the Kentucky constitution that claims politicians are in fact, above the law. Sen. Brandon Smith (R) was charged with driving …

January 25, 2015, 9:45 am ·
NYPD

Website Lets Public Give Police Reviews, Star Ratings

‘Requiring a valid badge number might encourage only negative posts’ CopScore encourages citizens to submit ‘officer performance reviews’ Anyone can register to post on the site and feedback can be anonymous   Creators say its aim is to ‘help cops do a better job of community policing’ Critics have said it will only encourage negative …

January 25, 2015, 9:42 am ·
John Boehner

Corsi: Boehner’s Establishment GOP has Double-Crossed the Tea Party on Amnesty

(Dr. Jerome Corsi) – Now that we have seen the immigration bill House Speaker John Boehner has championed in the House of Representatives, we can have no doubt that Boehner and the establishment GOP in Congress have once again sold out Tea Party Loyalists to capitulate to President Obama and the Democrats on amnesty. As …

January 25, 2015, 9:33 am ·
ISIS Demands Prisoner Swap after Beheading Japanese Hostage

Top Obama Aide: No Deal For ISIS Hostage

(The Hill) - White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough indicated on Sunday that the United States will not negotiate with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) over the release of a Japanese hostage. “Our policies on this are pretty well set,” McDonough told “Fox News Sunday.” “We don’t get into negotiations with terrorists, …

January 25, 2015, 7:41 am ·
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Obama Vows To Ratchet Up Pressure On Putin Over Ukraine

(Newsmax) - President Barack Obama blamed Russia on Sunday for the fighting that has flared anew between government troops and separatists in eastern Ukraine, and said the United States would consider additional options to ratchet up pressure on Moscow. “We will continue to take the approach that we have taken in the past, which is to …

January 25, 2015, 7:36 am ·
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Bobby Jindal Tells Prayer Rally That We Need A ‘Spiritual Revival’ To Fix This Country

(Downtrend) - Another Great Awakening is necessary. That seems to be the sentiment of Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, who spoke at a prayer rally on Saturday that was sponsored by the American Family Association. “We can’t just elect a candidate and fix what ails our country,” Jindal said. “We can’t just pass a law and fix …

January 25, 2015, 7:20 am ·
Steve King

Steve King 1, DREAMers 0

(Bloomberg) - It’s no secret: Democrats and immigration reform activists are trying to make today’s Iowa Freedom Summit a referendum on Representative Steve King. The Iowa congressman is one of the House’s restrictionist stalwarts, a punching bag of DREAMers and MSNBC hosts, and he’s gearing up to attach border safety and deferred action-repealing amendments to Homeland Security …

January 25, 2015, 7:15 am ·
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Rick Perry Paints Himself As Border Warrior

(The Hill) - Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) painted himself as a border warrior in a fiery speech on Saturday, looking to convince immigration hawks to come to his corner. The governor ripped into President Obama and Washington’s response to the nation’s border issues and got huge applause when he said he’d deployed the Texas …

January 25, 2015, 7:11 am ·
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Iran’s Foreign Minister Summoned To Parliament Over Walk With Kerry

(Yahoo/Reuters) -  Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is to appear before parliament following controversy over a promenade with his American counterpart during intense nuclear negotiations in Geneva, state media reported on Sunday. Zarif, who leads Tehran’s talks with “P5+1″ – the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China – had a 15-minute walk down …

January 25, 2015, 7:09 am ·
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Congress Torn Over Depleted Disability Fund

(The Hill) - A Social Security fund that provides benefits to nearly nine million disabled people is projected to run out by the end of 2016, and a new House rule could cause headaches for majority Republicans during the upcoming push to shore it up. The rule, which the House passed earlier this month, puts up …

January 25, 2015, 7:05 am ·
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Lawmakers Push To Keep Detainees In Gitmo After Yemen’s Collapse

(The Hill) - The collapse of Yemen’s Western-backed government has raised new concerns in Congress about President’s Obama plan to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. The majority of the remaining detainees at the prison are from Yemen, alarming lawmakers who fear they will return to the battlefield to wage attacks against the United States if …

January 25, 2015, 6:49 am ·
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Obama Announces Nuclear ‘Breakthrough’ On Landmark India Trip

(Reuters) - In a glow of bonhomie, U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a breakthrough on nuclear trade on Sunday, a step that both sides hope will help establish an enduring strategic partnership. Obama said the two countries had made progress on two issues holding up commercial civil nuclear cooperation, one …

January 25, 2015, 6:46 am ·
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Obama: No Stop To Counterterrorism Efforts In Yemen

(The Hill) - President Obama said Sunday that counterterrorism efforts in Yemen are ongoing despite President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi’s ouster by Houthi rebels. “Our top priority is to make sure our people on the ground are safe,” Obama said during comments in New Delhi with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “It is a dangerous country and …

January 25, 2015, 6:37 am ·
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White House Caught In Lie Over Netanyahu Speech

(Bretibart) - On Friday, White House spokesperson said that President Barack Obama would not meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he visits Washington, D.C. in March due to a policy of not meeting with foreign leaders prior to their election campaigns, “to avoid the appearance of influencing a democratic election in a foreign country.” …

January 25, 2015, 6:15 am ·
Chris Christie

Chris Christie Touts Pro-Life Credentials In Iowa

(Newsmax) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told conservatives Saturday that they shouldn’t be put off by his blunt style, as “you’ll always know who I am” if he mounts a presidential bid in 2016. “You’ll always know what I believe and you’ll always know where I stand,” said Christie, speaking at length about his pro-life …

January 25, 2015, 6:10 am ·
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu Defends US Trip: I’ll Go Wherever I’m Invited To Defend Israel Against Iran

Netanyahu criticized for accepting invitation to speak before US Congress on the Iranian nuclear issue without coordinating first with the Obama administration. (Jerusalem Post) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday defended his decision to speak before a joint Congressional session on March 3 against US President Barack Obama’s push for a negotiated deal with Tehran …

January 25, 2015, 6:03 am ·
Newt Gingrich

Gingrich Straight Talk – U.S. Losing War Against Radical Islamists Who “Want To Cut Our Heads Off”

(gopthedailydose) - Newt Gingrich speaks to the gathering of conservatives at the Iowa Freedom Summit, characterizing the current global threat in crystal clear terms. He says, “There is one common pattern occurring everywhere across the planet and that is radical Islamists, who hate our civilization, are prepared to cut off our heads and are determined to …

January 25, 2015, 5:58 am ·