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Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan ‘Dumbfounded’ by Obama Intel Briefing Revelation

(Breitbart) – Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) said on Wednesday that he was “dumbfounded” by the recent Government Accountability Institute (GAI) report that revealed President Barack Obama has attended just 42% of his daily intelligence briefings. “I am dumbfounded at that statistic,” said Ryan. Fox host Brian Kilmeade asked Ryan what the advantage of an oral briefing is compared to simply reading it. Ryan …

October 2, 2014, 10:22 am ·
Al Franken

Al Franken Stumbles in First Debate

(Powerline) – As regular readers probably know, I have been skeptical of Republican Mike McFadden’s chances of unseating Al Franken in this year’s Senate race. This is not because Franken is invulnerable; on the contrary, Franken has never been very popular and has been a cipher during his six years in Washington. But an incumbent …

October 2, 2014, 10:19 am ·

Cheap Flights From Liberia to Washington DC Available Amid Ebola Crisis

(Breitbart) – Despite the recent Ebola case in Dallas, involving a man who had recently flown to the US from Liberia, federal authorities have no plans to ban flights from countries with significant Ebola outbreaks. In fact, a simple search on Trip Advisor shows that anyone can buy a plane ticket from Liberia to Washington, …

October 2, 2014, 10:16 am ·
Hazmat Ebola

Report: “Disaster Teams Were Notified Months Ago They Would Be Activated in October”

Disaster Assistance Response Teams were told to prepare to be activated in the month of October (Infowars) – A public tweet from a large government supplier of emergency response products specializing in “high risk events” says that Disaster Assistance Response Teams were told to prepare to be activated in the month of October. The shocking …

October 2, 2014, 10:10 am ·
Illegal Aliens

Nearly 10k Illegals From Terror-Linked States Apprehended in 2013

They just walk right into U.S. (CNS News) – Some 9,862 aliens apprehended by agencies falling under the Department of Homeland Security in fiscal year 2013 came from 15 countries that are either state sponsors of terrorism, considered terrorist safe havens or have otherwise been associated with terrorism in recent years. The vast majority of …

October 2, 2014, 10:05 am ·

City to Fine Residents for Putting Too Much Food in Garbage

City expects residents and businesses to put compostables in separate compost bins, or face a fine (New American) – Your refrigerator fails and you dump a large amount of spoiled food in the garbage? That could mean a fine under a new ordinance in Seattle. The measure is designed to encourage composting, and it empowers …

October 2, 2014, 9:59 am ·
Health Director

Health Director on Ebola Screwup: ‘I Think We Just Need to Put That Behind Us’

Meanwhile hundreds of people could have been infected (CNS News) – As many as eighty (80) people may have had contact with the Liberian Ebola patient who is now is isolation at a Texas hospital, Dallas health officials told MSNBC on Thursday. And four members of the man’s family have now been told to stay …

October 2, 2014, 9:57 am ·

Enemy or Asset? FBI Documents Show Radical Cleric Awlaki Communicated with Federal Agent in ’03

Documents suggest FBI worked with radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki after 9/11 attacks (Fox News) – Newly released documents further support the conclusion that the FBI was working with radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki after the 9/11 attacks – in the years before he became the first American targeted for death by a U.S. drone strike. As …

October 2, 2014, 9:54 am ·
Michelle Obama

Michelle O: Senate Control, Impeachment Rests on ‘Few Hundred’ Votes

(Washington Examiner) – First lady Michelle Obama, going to bat for Senate Democrats amid reports she is abandoning them on the campaign trail, is warning that control of the chamber and the potential Republican impeachment of her husband rests on just a few votes. In a fundraising email for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, she …

October 2, 2014, 9:47 am ·
Barack Obama

Obama’s Plan for Keeping Ebola Out of the U.S.: Monitoring by Flight Attendants and Border Officials

(The Blaze) – The Obama administration on Wednesday announced that it has asked flight attendants, pilots and border officials to monitor people’s health in an effort to stop others from entering the United States with the Ebola virus, even as some members of Congress are calling for a full travel ban from West African countries. …

October 2, 2014, 9:43 am ·
China Russia

18 Absolutely Critical Quotes on the Most Dangerous Foreign Policy Threat the U.S. is Ignoring

(The Blaze) – While America remains largely focused on the Middle East, the situations in the Ukraine and Hong Kong remind us of a grave existential threat to Western civilization that is the topic of a new book. That threat — the alliance of Russia and China with each other, rogue nations, and non-state actors — is …

October 2, 2014, 9:41 am ·
Emergency Room

New Exposure Concerns in TX Ebola Case

(The Blaze) – More news about the Dallas Ebola patient — the first patient to be diagnosed with the deadly viral disease in the U.S. — emerged Wednesday, including that he “was throwing up all over the place”outside of the apartment complex where he was staying before he was transported to the hospital. Some in the comment section of …

October 2, 2014, 9:32 am ·
George Bush

Bush on ISIS: ‘I Know the Nature of the Enemy’

Says Some U.S. Forces Should Have Stayed in Iraq, Hasn’t Heard From Obama (Fox News) – Former President George W. Bush, who before leaving office warned against withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq too early, told Fox News that America has since learned the “lesson” that Iraqis are not yet capable of providing for their own …

October 2, 2014, 9:29 am ·

OUTBREAK: Up to 100 Monitored in Texas Ebola Case

Sharp increase from the ’12 to 18′ announced day earlier (ABC News) – The circle of people who have come into contact with Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan is rapidly expanding, jumping from 18 to 80 early today and then leaping to 100, according to Texas health officials. “Out of an abundance of caution, we’re starting with …

October 2, 2014, 9:24 am ·

Officials Reportedly Say It’s Possible Hawaii Patient Placed in Isolation Has Ebola

(The Blaze) – A patient placed in isolation at a Honolulu-area hospital Wednesday may be infected with the Ebola virus, officials told KHON-TV. The Department of Health confirmed to the Hawaii outlet that the patient is currently undergoing a battery of tests, but has yet to be specifically tested for the deadly virus. The officials declined …

October 1, 2014, 8:26 pm ·
Obama White House Desk

Mark Levin Calls for Investigation into Obama Intel Briefings

  (Breitbart) – On Tuesday, conservative radio talk show host Mark Levin called for an investigation into the contents of President Barack Obama’s daily intelligence briefings that warned of the Islamic State’s (ISIS) rise years ago–a claim substantiated by Obama’s own national security staff in comments to the Daily Mail. “He was aware of all of …

October 1, 2014, 7:27 pm ·
Mike Brown

Possible Leak by Ferguson Grand Juror Investigated

(Washington Post) – The St. Louis County prosecutor’s office is investigating an accusation of misconduct on the grand jury that is hearing the case against the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown. Ed Magee, the spokesman for county prosecutor Robert McCulloch, said they received the information from a “Twitter user” Wednesday morning. …

October 1, 2014, 7:23 pm ·
Secret Service

WASH POST: Secret Service Agency in Turmoil

Workforce stretched beyond its capabilities, destabilized by low morale (Washington Post) – The resignation of Secret Service Director Julia Pierson and the launch of a top-to-bottom review of the agency Wednesday are an acknowledgment by President Obama of what he has long denied: that the force charged with protecting him is in deep turmoil and …

October 1, 2014, 7:20 pm ·
Obama Biden

Favorite Program of Obama, Biden Faulted for How It Has Spent More Than $4 Billion

(The Blaze) – A federal infrastructure grant program frequently touted by President Barack Obama is lacking in performance and a way to measure the success of the $4.2 billion it has spent, a Government Accountability Office report says. The GAO report called for better reporting from the Department of Transportation on the TIGER grants, the acronym for …

October 1, 2014, 7:16 pm ·