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Head Of Medicaid To Exit

(The Hill) - The head of the country’s biggest public insurance program and a champion of healthcare access for the poor will step down next month after five years. Cindy Mann, the deputy administrator at the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), has earned praise nationwide as a fierce advocate for healthcare access and a …

December 19, 2014, 3:10 pm ·
Barack Obama

Obama Called Only on Female Reporters at Year-End Presser

(Newsmax) - President Barack Obama took questions only from women reporters at his year-end press conference on Friday — eight of them. CNN senior correspondent Chris Moody tweeted the gender-selective occurrence along with pictures of the reporters whose questions were entertained by the commander-in-chief. Obama also didn’t take any questions from TV reporters. Reporters who asked …

December 19, 2014, 3:08 pm ·
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FDA Doesn’t Want Kids Playing With Lightsabers

(Washington Free Beacon) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has toy lasers and lightsabers in its sights, issuing guidance to regulate the toys on Friday. “Many a kid (and parent) who has seen Luke Skywalker battle Darth Vader with a lightsaber thinks lasers are cool,” the government said in a blog post. “What they may …

December 19, 2014, 2:51 pm ·
Trey Gowdy

Gowdy: No Interest In Being Speaker

(The Hill) - A Tea Party group wants Rep. Trey Gowdy to challenge John Boehner for the Speaker’s gavel. A fellow Republican says Gowdy would certainly have his support. But the conservative South Carolina Republican says he has no interest in becoming Speaker when lawmakers cast their vote on the House floor next month. “Rep. Gowdy …

December 19, 2014, 2:44 pm ·
EPA Chief Gina McCarthy

Prison Time For ‘Environmental Crimes’ Has Doubled In 4 Years

(Daily Caller) - In 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency charged 187 defendants with environmental crimes and sentenced offenders to a combined 155 years of jail time. That’s more than double the amount of jail time eco-offenders were sentenced to in 2010, according agency data. The EPA, however, charged significantly fewer people for environmental crimes in 2014 …

December 19, 2014, 2:43 pm ·
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White House Mocks Republicans

(Breitbart) - Ahead of President Obama’s press conference on Friday, Dan Pfeiffer, his senior political adviser, mocked Republicans for failing to repeal Obamacare. “We just finished a debate on how funding the government for next year and the Republicans didn’t even have the heart to suggest repealing it,” he wrote in a post on Medium, “There’s …

December 19, 2014, 2:39 pm ·
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New Cash Cow for ISIS: Trafficking Human Organs from Kidnapped Captives

(Gateway Pundit) – ISIS has found a new way to fund their jihad. It’s widely reported that the ISIS is funding their terror state by oil sales. But, there are now reports that ISIS is also profiting from human organ sales. The caliphate is trafficking human organs from kidnapped captives. SPECIAL: Modern Day Patriots, this is …

December 19, 2014, 11:08 am ·
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Gannett Reporter Simultaneously Promotes Obama Policy While Covering it “Objectively”

(Judicial Watch) – In a scandalous example of corrupt media supporting the Obama agenda, a mainstream newspaper reporter simultaneously wrote “objective news” about the First Lady’s contentious public school lunch program while secretly promoting it for a district, a Judicial Watch probe has found. It involves a small public school district in Weston Wisconsin. Last …

December 19, 2014, 11:06 am ·
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Tourists Warned to Visit Cuba NOW Before it Gets ‘Americanized’

Tourism travel for Americans to Cuba is still banned, but that could change Travellers urged to book trips to Cuba now to witness unspoiled heritage Obama has eased economic relations, and more sanctions could be lifted Cultures like cigar-making, ballet and the music scene could be at threat (Daily Mail) – Online searches for trips …

December 19, 2014, 10:57 am ·
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It’s On: Rubio Vs. Rand

(Daily Caller) – It’s a term Rand Paul has rejected when applied to his own foreign policy. But on Friday, the libertarian-leaning Republican senator referred to Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, a potential opponent in the 2016 GOP presidential primary, as an “isolationist.” Discussing their differing opinions on Cuba, Paul wrote on Facebook: “Seems to me, Senator …

December 19, 2014, 10:50 am ·
Donald Trump

Trump’s Christmas Card ‘Fires’ Obama

(Newsmax) – Donald Trump issued his 2014 Christmas card via social media this year, firing lame duck President Barack Obama with his signature catchphrase, and further stoking a potential presidential bid of his own. The card went out to millions of Twitter and Facebook fans on Tuesday. Tweet me your New Year's resolution to make …

December 19, 2014, 10:47 am ·
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Michael Reagan: A Threat to Hollywood Launched Dad’s Political Career

(Newsmax) – Kim Jong-un isn’t the only strongman to threaten Hollywood and win. He isn’t even the most recent. A new biography of my father — “The Reagan Enigma: 1964-1980” by Democrat apparatchik Thomas C. Reed — finally picks up on a story that I’ve been telling for years. Reed relates how JFK’s younger brother, …

December 19, 2014, 10:44 am ·
Dinesh D'Souza

Dinesh D’Souza: Cuba Deal Hurts US’ Influence

(Newsmax) – President Barack Obama’s is “shrinking” the influence of the United States by re-establishing ties with Cuba, conservative filmmaker and author Dinesh D’Souza told Newsmax TV. “This becomes a little bit of a vindication of the thesis of the movie ’2016: [Obama's America],’ where I argued that Obama was a militant, anti-colonialist,” D’Souza said Thursday …

December 19, 2014, 10:42 am ·
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You Can Stop Worrying About Sony Pictures Threat, the White House is On It!

(Biz Pac Review) – The Obama administration is mulling what its response will be to the Sony Pictures hack that caused the cancellation of the film “The Interview.” Wednesday, following threats of a 9/11 type attack and the leaking of mountains of private information and embarrassing emails from Sony executives the movie giant cancelled the premier of …

December 19, 2014, 10:40 am ·
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Missions Tebow CURE Hospital Opens in Philippines

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow recently opened the doors of the Tebow CURE Hospital in the Philippines – the same country where doctors told his mother 27 years ago that he should be aborted if she wanted to live. (One News Now) – Last week’s opening of the children’s hospital almost didn’t become a reality …

December 19, 2014, 10:37 am ·
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Bergdahl Investigation Wraps Up; Top Leaders get Briefings

(Fox News) – The Army has finished its investigation into how and why Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl disappeared from his base in Afghanistan and plans to brief Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel this afternoon, officials said Friday. Details about the probe’s conclusion have been closely held. The report could include recommendations on whether Bergdahl should be …

December 19, 2014, 10:35 am ·
Charlie Rangel

Charlie Rangel… First Congressman ‘to Shop for a Havana Condo Deal?’

(Biz Pac Review) – It doesn’t take much of an imagination to see the folks at NBC salivating over the opportunity to be among the first to broadcast live from Havana, Cuba. In a fortuitous turn of events, tax-cheat Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y., was in Havana with a medical association focused on the treatment for diabetes when the announcement was …

December 19, 2014, 10:32 am ·
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Marine Held in Iran Writes Open Letter to Obama Pleading: ‘Don’t Forget Me’

(Biz Pac Review) – Amir Hekmati, a former U.S. Marine, who has been imprisoned in Iran for more than three years for allegedly spying for the CIA, has begun a hunger strike, his family said Tuesday, without mentioning when he started the strike, according to media reports. The family also released an open letter he had …

December 19, 2014, 10:30 am ·
Sarah Palin

Preview: Power Duo Palin and Nugent Team Up in ‘Amazing America’ Season Two

(Biz Pac Review) – Sarah Palin’s reality TV show, “Amazing America with Sarah Palin,” has been renewed for a second season and will feature rock icon Ted Nugent in its opening episode in January. Known for his high energy music and a propensity to drive liberals insane, Nugent is a natural fit and is sure to give the …

December 19, 2014, 10:27 am ·