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Pelosi Isn’t Sure If The VA Scandal Is Actually A ‘Scandal’ Yet

(Daily Caller) – Rep. Nancy Pelosi says that “the evidence remains to be seen” as to whether the Department of Veterans Affairs scandal is actually a “scandal.” Lawmakers and veteran groups are currently calling for VA Secretary Eric Shinseki’s resignation following revelations that the VA medical center in Phoenix, Arizona kept a secret waiting list …

May 27, 2014, 11:34 am ·
Obamacare Cast

This Family Thought Obamacare Was ‘the Answer’… Until They Found Out Their Plan ‘Doesn’t Even Work’

(The Blaze) – Nick and Rachel Robinson were excited about the possibilities that Obamacare offered them when they found out they were expecting a third child. “It’s one of those times where you hear the news and there’s this immediate sense of joy and excitement like, ‘Yay, a new kid. That’s awesome!’” Nick Robinson told NPR. But …

May 27, 2014, 11:31 am ·

Atheists sue to remove cross honoring fallen WWI heroes

(The Blaze) – It’s a simple design: A large cross with a plaque beneath it featuring the names of fallen U.S. soldiers. But a group of atheists says that the memorial commemorating deceased World War I soldiers is a violation of the separation of church and state. Known as the “Peace Cross,” the 40-foot structure …

May 27, 2014, 10:53 am ·

White House Blunder Puts Whole CIA Unit in Peril

(Newsmax) – The accidental disclosure of the identity of the top CIA agent in Afghanistan by the Obama administration could affect operations in that country — even target the entire unit for assassination by the Taliban, political operatives said Monday. “It looks like a rookie mistake, but it’s in year six of the administration,” retired …

May 27, 2014, 10:46 am ·

The background check supported by NRA… unfunded by Feds!

(Breitbart) – In January 2008, George W. Bush signed an NRA-supported bill into law to improve and increase incentives for states to share mental health data with the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). The money for the improvements was spread out over five years, and only a fraction of it has been appropriated. …

May 27, 2014, 10:43 am ·

Report: Increased regs under Obama have hiked consumer prices by $11,000

(Fox News) – Consumer prices have increased by more than $11,000 for the “typical” consumer since President Obama took office, according to a new study which claimed the spike is the result of dozens of regulations imposed by the administration. The study by conservative think tank American Action Forum found the administration has imposed at …

May 27, 2014, 10:40 am ·

Michael Moore Reacts: ‘Guns Don’t Kill People, Americans Kill People’

(Breitbart) – On Saturday, Michael Moore reacted to the multiple homicide in Santa Barbara that left seven dead. The filmmaker, who wrote and directed Bowling for Columbine, said in a Facebook post that the horrifying event was “now part of normal American life.” The carnage was caused by an alienated 22-year-old man, Elliot Rodger, with a murderous …

May 27, 2014, 10:35 am ·

6 Times Obama Used the Troops for Photo Ops

(Breitbart) – On Sunday, President Obama made a surprise appearance in Afghanistan after sneaking out of the White House on Saturday night. There, he spoke with Afghan president Hamid Karzai via phone, because Karzai refused to speak with Obama in person. Obama told the troops, “For many of you, this will be your last tour in Afghanistan… …

May 27, 2014, 10:30 am ·
Illegal Aliens

Border Patrol catches scabies from illegal alien

(Breitbart) – Several U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) sector have reportedly contracted scabies from contact with detained illegal immigrants. According to a report by Action 4 News, about 10-15 percent of apprehended illegal immigrants have scabies in the RVG area. “A lot of people [are] coming in with the disease, and …

May 27, 2014, 10:27 am ·

CBO: Many government loan programs are more expensive than shown in budget

Gov’t covers up cost to taxpayers (Washington Examiner) – A number of government credit programs cost taxpayers more than is shown in official budget figures, the Congressional Budget Office reported. Those include politically sensitive programs such as federalstudent loans and credit guarantees made through the Export-Import Bank. Under normal federal accounting methods, according to the CBO, “the Department of Education’s …

May 27, 2014, 10:23 am ·

Expected Tea Party Victories in Texas Will Make the Left See Red

(Chron) – A tea party leader is favored to become Texas’ lieutenant governor. A Ted Cruz-endorsed newcomer is inching closer to replacing Democrat Wendy Davis in the statehouse. On television, millions of dollars in attack ads have given established Republican incumbents all they can handle. For all the talk of Texas growing competitive for Democrats in 2016 and beyond, GOP …

May 27, 2014, 10:12 am ·

Pentagon’s climate-change alarmists stand to profit off report

(Washington Times) – Retired military officers deeply involved in the climate change movement — and some in companies positioned to profit from it — spearheaded an alarmist global warming report this month that calls on the Defense Department to ramp up spending on what it calls a man-made problem. The report, which the Obama administration …

May 27, 2014, 10:08 am ·

NSA mass recording of Afghan telephone calls

(Wikileaks) – The National Security Agency has been recording and storing nearly all the domestic (and international) phone calls from two or more target countries as of 2013. Both the Washington Post and The Intercept (based in the US and published by eBay chairman Pierre Omidyar) have censored the name of one of the victim …

May 27, 2014, 9:58 am ·

Michelle Obama Moves to Stop School Lunch Revolt

(Fox News) – First lady Michelle Obama is answering Republicans in Congress who want to roll back healthier school meal standards, holding an event at the White House to highlight the success of the health guidelines. The Tuesday event is an unusual move for the first lady, who has largely stayed away from policy fights …

May 27, 2014, 9:55 am ·

FOURNIER: The Intellectual Dishonesty of Obama

Yes, the GOP is obstinate. We get it. But assigning the White House some blame is no false equivalence. (National Journal) – To voters angry at Washington, President Obama has an explanation for the deepening of gridlock, incompetence, and zero-sum gain thinking during his five-plus years in office: It’s not his fault. Not that finger-pointing …

May 27, 2014, 9:52 am ·
President Obama delivers remarks at a ConnectED Champions of Change event- DC

Trouble abroad: Obama accused of timidity overseas

Fear and anger among allies (Financial Times) – When President Barack Obama ran for re-election in 2012, he pulled off what for Democrats was a remarkable feat – he took foreign policy off the table as a campaign issue. Ever since Harry Truman was accused of “losing China”, Republicans have sought to cast their Democratic opponents as …

May 27, 2014, 9:48 am ·
American Flag Spy

Brokers use ‘billions’ of data points to profile Americans

(Washington Post) – Data brokers that quietly gather billions of pieces of data on Americans should be required to operate more openly, so that those categorized as “financially challenged” or possibly suffering from serious medical conditions have the ability to check and challenge those characterizations, a federal report said Tuesday. The data broker industry, which …

May 27, 2014, 9:41 am ·

Greenwald to publish list of Americans NSA spied on

(Real Clear Politics) – The man who helped bring about the most significant leak in American intelligence history is to reveal names of US citizens targeted by their own government in what he promises will be the “biggest” revelation from nearly 2m classified files. Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who received the trove of documents from …

May 26, 2014, 12:37 pm ·

Snowden ‘considers’ returning to US

(RT) – American whistleblower Edward Snowden is “considering” returning home to the USA under certain conditions, his lawyer told German news magazine Der Spiegel. “There are negotiations,” Snowden’s German lawyer Wolfgang Kaleck told Der Spiegel. “Those who know the case are aware that an amicable agreement with the US authorities will be most reasonable.” All efforts are now focused …

May 26, 2014, 12:34 pm ·