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Obama: ‘Revving’ Economy Calls for Higher Wages

(Newsmax) – President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy’s “revving” performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm congressional elections. “America deserves a raise,” he told a union crowd in Milwaukee, vowing to keep a hard …

September 1, 2014, 8:47 pm ·
Pensions

Illinois Teacher Pensions Get Richer Even as State Teeters Toward Bankruptcy

(Washington Times) – If the Illinois Teachers Retirement Service (TRS) had to pay out all of its pensions today, it could only afford to give its members 40 cents on the dollar. Yet the number of six-figure pensions TRS has been doling out has increased 24 percent this year compared to last, with about 6,000 …

September 1, 2014, 8:42 pm ·
Michelle Obama

‘It’s Not Science, It’s Values Judgment’: How the Gov’t Could Push for More Control Over What’s on Your Plate

(The Blaze) – Climate change and other environmental concerns could play a bigger role in how the federal government makes food recommendations. Filmmaker Kip Andersen and musician John Joseph attend a Q&A at the “Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret” New York premiere, Aug. 21, 2014 in New York City. (Rob Kim/Getty Images) That’s a warning from …

September 1, 2014, 8:38 pm ·
Facebook

Facebook Caught Suppressing News Stories

(Taki Mag) – Following every national crisis, the Internet serves as a community bulletin board where anyone feels free to tack on his inane beliefs. Regarding Michael Brown, millions of opinions on the teenager’s death are popping up on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit. In all this proselytizing, armchair commentators are discovering something …

September 1, 2014, 8:27 pm ·
Charles Krauthammer

Krauthammer: Absurd Taxes Push Companies Abroad

(Newsmax) – The Obama administration is highly exercised about “inversion,” the practice by which an American corporation acquires a foreign company and moves its headquarters out of the U.S. to benefit from lower tax rates abroad. Not fair, says Barack Obama. It’s taking advantage of an “unpatriotic tax loophole” that hardworking American families have to …

September 1, 2014, 1:15 pm ·
Obama

Famous Republican: Obama Clueless About Border

‘To this day the president has yet to see the facts on the ground’ (WND) – Texas Gov. Rick Perry has seen firsthand the recent surge of illegal immigration and unaccompanied minors crossing America’s southern border, and he says President Obama is clueless about what’s really going on. “To this day the president of the …

September 1, 2014, 12:58 pm ·
Joe Biden

Vice President Biden Says Union Workers Deserve ‘Fair Share’

(Fox News) – Vice President Joe Biden told hundreds of Detroit-area union members that they deserve a “fair share” of any improvement in corporate profits. Biden spoke Monday on the grounds of the former Tiger Stadium ahead of organized labor’s annual parade Monday. He stuck with populist themes, criticizing corporate pay and companies that leave …

September 1, 2014, 12:39 pm ·
National Guard Illegal

Texas National Guardsmen Begin 12/7 Shifts on Border

(Breitbart) – Members of the Texas National Guard (TNG) have begun patrolling the Rio Grande Sector of the Texas-Mexico border. Guardsmen have been seen in patrol areas from McAllen to Rio Grande City. Under the control of the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Governor Rick Perry, the guardsmen have begun their operation to …

September 1, 2014, 12:37 pm ·
Donald Trump

Donald Trump: Americans ‘Embarrassed’ by President Obama’s Lack of Leadership on Border, ISIS

(Breitbart) – Real estate magnate and reality TV star Donald Trump told Breitbart News that Americans feel “embarrassed” by the lack of leadership from President Barack Obama with the assortment of global and domestic crises dominating the news right now. “They are so disappointed in their country,” Trump said in a phone interview when asked …

September 1, 2014, 12:22 pm ·
Obama Cameron

While Obama Ponders ISIS Action, UK’s David Cameron

(Newsmax) – While Great Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron cut his vacation short to deal with the Islamic State crisis, President Obama was golfing on Martha’s Vineyard. While Cameron took action, raising Great Britain’s terror threat to “severe,” Obama told Americans “We don’t have a strategy, yet.” So, while President Obama has spent Labor Day …

September 1, 2014, 10:33 am ·
Obama

Ed Henry to WH: Have Obama’s Promises To Combat ISIL Been Empty Threats?

(Free Beacon) – Fox News reporter Ed Henry ripped into President Obama’s admission that he doesn’t have a strategy yet to combat ISIL, demanding answers from press secretary Josh Earnest during a Friday briefing. Henry began by noting that, as the briefing began, the journalists could hear Obama’s plane departing for fundraising events. “Why is he still raising campaign …

September 1, 2014, 10:24 am ·
John Kerry

With World In Disarray, John Kerry Hits The Waves… SEE THE PHOTO!

(Daily Caller) – Secretary of State John Kerry was spotted kiteboarding Monday morning in Nantucket in a photograph obtained exclusively by The Daily Caller. Secretary of State John Kerry goes kiteboarding in Nantucket on Labor Day 2014. (Photo: The Daily Caller)  Kerry spent Labor Day enjoying himself while the Obama administration still admittedly has no …

September 1, 2014, 10:21 am ·
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Hill Intelligence Leaders Urge Obama to Form ISIS Strategy Ahead of NATO Summit

(Fox News) – The leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees criticized President Obama on Sunday for failing to decide yet on whether to hit Islamic State targets in Syria and urged him ahead of this week’s key NATO summit to take decisive action before the militant group attacks on U.S. soil. “His foreign …

September 1, 2014, 10:17 am ·
Cocaine

Court Docs: Texas Democrats Accused of Using Cocaine to Buy Votes

(Breitbart) – A developing federal investigation has brought up allegations that a Hidalgo County Commissioner paid for votes with bags of cocaine while other politicians paid for votes also with cash, cigarettes, marijuana and beer. Court records obtained by Breitbart Texas from the arrest of two women accused of buying votes show that during the …

September 1, 2014, 10:14 am ·
Geraldo Rivera

Geraldo Rivera: Second Amendment is ‘Blind and Stupid’

(Breitbart) – On August 28, Geraldo Rivera responded to the accidental death of firearms instructor Charles Vacca by calling the Second Amendment “blind and stupid.” Vacca worked at Bullets and Burgers, a popular stop outside Las Vegas for tourists who want to legally shoot a machine gun. He was shot and killed when a nine-year-old …

September 1, 2014, 10:09 am ·
Barack Obama

Taxpayers Shouldn’t Have to Support Leftist Foreign Policy Centers at Universities

(Daily Signal) – The foreign crises that have challenged the Obama Administration this summer are not the result of a happenstance outbreak of global chaos, but of bad policy choices. From the Middle East to our own border to the Eurasian steppe, President Obama’s “lead from behind” chickens—his wanton abandonment of America’s leadership role—have come …

September 1, 2014, 10:06 am ·
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Ferguson Police Start Wearing Body Cameras

(CNS News) – Police in the St. Louis suburb where a white officer shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old have started wearing body cameras. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Ferguson police began wearing the cameras Saturday. Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson told the newspaper officers had the devices on during a protest march Saturday. The …

September 1, 2014, 10:01 am ·
KoreaUSCaptive

Americans Detained in North Korea Call for US Help

(Newsmax) – North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom. Jeffrey Fowle and Mathew Miller said they expect to …

September 1, 2014, 9:57 am ·
Gun Constitution

Colo. Town Prevents City Officials From Restricting Open Carry

Resolution passes with over 71% of vote (CDN) – Last year on Labor Day, Coloradans were getting ready to vote on whether to recall two state senators over unconstitutional anti-Second Amendment legislation they passed. One year later, those two and a third are gone and the citizens of Castle Rock, Colorado have won another victory for …

September 1, 2014, 9:48 am ·
Joe Biden

Biden Unleashed: ‘It’s Time to Take Back America!’

(Fox News) – Several hundred people, mostly union workers, crowded old Tiger Stadium to hear vice president Joe Biden speak Monday morning ahead of the organized labor’s annual parade. The vice president’s speech helped kick off the start of the Detroit Labor Day parade. This is the second time Biden has been in Detroit on …

September 1, 2014, 9:40 am ·