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Apple’s Tim Cook Warns Of “Dire Consequences” Of Sacrificing Privacy For Security

The Apple boss said people have entrusted the company with their most personal bits of information. “We owe them nothing less than the best protections we can possibly provide.” (ZD Net) - Apple chief executive Tim Cook said that there should not have to be a trade-off between national security and personal privacy. In a speech …

February 14, 2015, 5:52 am ·
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Dem Donor Tom Steyer’s Deep Ties to Oregon Corruption Scandal

Top advisers to billionaire Dem donor helped run group accused of illicit payments to Oregon’s first lady (Washington Free Beacon) - Top advisers to the billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer helped run a green group, financed in part by Steyer himself, that is at the center of a corruption scandal that could force the Democratic governor of …

February 14, 2015, 5:24 am ·

Bill To Keep ‘Federal Food Police’ Out Of Schools Introduced

(The Hill) - Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) has introduced a bill to keep the “federal food police” out of schools, taking aim at Obama administration nutrition standards applied to bake sales. Poe’s bill, H.R. 881, would prevent federal nutrition standards developed by the Department of Agriculture under a 2010 law championed by first lady Michelle Obama …

February 14, 2015, 5:20 am ·

Feds Buying Million Dollar ‘Green’ Buses

Government Spending $54.5 Million for 60 Electric Buses (Washington Free Beacon) - The Federal Transit Authority (FTA) is spending $54.5 million to purchase 60 electric buses and charging stations for public transit systems across the country, costing taxpayers nearly $1 million per bus. The FTA announced the projects last week as part of their Low and …

February 14, 2015, 5:07 am ·
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Sen. John Cornyn Introduces A Bill To Make Gun Permits Accepted Nationwide

(DC Clothesline) - Sen. John Cornyn has introduced a new bill titled, Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, and the premise is simple.  It would work like a driver’s license.  All states must honor your driver’s license and under this bill, all states would have to honor your concealed carry permit.  Since so many states have such …

February 14, 2015, 4:56 am ·

Michael Bloomberg Blocks Video Of Racial Pro-Gun Control Talk From Being Published

(Daily Caller) - Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has successfully blocked video from a controversial talk he gave at the Aspen Institute last week from being posted online. At the Institute’s Feb. 5 event, the pro-gun control multi-billionaire suggested keeping guns out of the hands of young, male minorities. Ninety-five percent of murders are …

February 14, 2015, 4:52 am ·
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Franklin Graham: 1960s Sexual Revolution Has ‘Severely Weakened’ America From Within

(Christian Post) - The Rev. Franklin Graham, president of Samaritans’ Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, believes that the sexual revolution of the 1960s has “severely weakened” the United States from within. “Our culture, like ancient cultures that ultimately were destroyed in large part due to their own moral depravity, has been severely weakened,” Graham …

February 14, 2015, 4:43 am ·

Fire Officials: Accelerant Used In Islamic Center Fire

(Breitbart) - Houston fire officials are now confirming that an accelerant was used in the early morning fire that destroyed a southeast Houston Islamic community and education center. The fire began at about 5 a.m. on Friday morning at the Quba Islamic Institute. No one was in the building at the time of the fire and …

February 14, 2015, 4:33 am ·
Lt. General Michael Flynn

Intelligence Expert: ‘No Authorization’ For Military Force Without ‘Clear, Coherent … Strategy’

(CNS News) - Speaking at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Friday, retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn said that Congress should not approve President Barack Obama’s request to use military force to fight the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Iraq and Syria unless the administration has a “clear, coherent and unambiguous …

February 14, 2015, 4:28 am ·

Report: ’16 GOP Fundraisers To Push Amnesty With Grover Norquist, Bloomberg Group

(Breitbart) - Top GOP fundraisers will reportedly join Grover Norquist and Michael Bloomberg’s Partnership for a New Economy group on a conference call next week to push for comprehensive amnesty legislation. According to a BuzzFeed report, the GOP fundraisers on the Tuesday call will include Mitt Romney’s “former finance director Spencer Zwick; California-based fast food CEO …

February 14, 2015, 4:24 am ·
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Obama: Silicon Valley Has A ‘Shared Mission’ With The White House

(Business Insider) - US President Barack Obama called Friday on Silicon Valley to put aside distrust of the government and become allies in defending cyberspace from terrorists, hackers and spies. Obama’s call came at a California summit, where he signed an executive order aimed at spurring better and faster sharing of cyber threats between the private …

February 14, 2015, 4:10 am ·
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Iranian Leaders Have Sent A ‘Secret Letter’ To Obama Amid Nuclear Talks

(Business Insider) - Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has responded to overtures from U.S. President Barack Obama amid nuclear talks by sending him a secret letter, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. Citing an Iranian diplomat, the paper said the Iranian cleric had written to Obama in recent weeks in response to a presidential …

February 14, 2015, 3:57 am ·

NSA Braced For New Leaks

Foreign security firm uncovered cyber spy methods (Washington Free Beacon) - The National Security Agency, still reeling from massive leaks caused by Edward Snowden, is preparing to be hit with another major loss of secrets, according to U.S. intelligence officials. The leaks are expected to be published in the near future by a news outlet that …

February 14, 2015, 3:39 am ·
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Mark Levin: ‘Our Rights Do Come From God’

(CNS News) – Nationally syndicated radio show host Mark Levin, commenting on Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore’s claim that our rights come from God, pinpointed the fundamental difference between the left and the right. “[T]he left does not believe in fundamental human rights,” says Levin. “They believe in fundamental quote, unquote rights dispensed …

February 13, 2015, 8:31 pm ·
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Gallup Poll: ISIS Poses Greatest Threat to US

(Newsmax) – Americans believe the Islamic State group poses the most serious threat to the United States in the next decade, according to a poll released Friday. Eighty-four percent of those quizzed by Gallup said ISIS jihadists, who have grabbed large areas of Iraq and Syria in a brutal onslaught, and terrorism in general presented …

February 13, 2015, 8:30 pm ·
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Report: Obama ‘Stalled’ After Being Told Location of ISIS Hostages

(Breitbart) – President Obama wasted nearly a month before launching a rescue mission after British intelligence provided his administration the possible location of American hostages held by the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), reports The Daily Beast. The American captives were identified as Kayla Mueller, James Foley, and Steven Sotloff. All three are now dead. ISIS jihadists beheaded journalists Foley and Sotloff. ISIS …

February 13, 2015, 8:28 pm ·
Jeb Bush

Jeb Throws Boehner Under the Bus: Confirms Talks with Pro-Amnesty Staffer After Speaker’s Denial

(Breitbart) – A spokeswoman for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s potential 2016 presidential campaign has confirmed a previous Breitbart News article reporting that Speaker John Boehner’s on-staff amnesty advocate Becky Tallent has been in job talks with Bush’s campaign—undercutting a previous on-the-record denial from Boehner communications director Michael Steel. “We have been in touch with hundreds of policy …

February 13, 2015, 8:25 pm ·
Ted Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz Tells the FCC, ‘Don’t Mess With The Internet’

(MRC) – Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) detailed his opposition to the FCC’s plans to roll out net neutrality during a speech at Thursday’s #RebootCongress Conference hosted by Lincoln Labs at the US Chamber of Commerce, warning that the policy would harm small businesses and stifle innovation. “In Texas, we’re fond of saying don’t mess with Texas. …

February 13, 2015, 8:20 pm ·
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Senate Leader McConnell Finds Himself in Legislative Box After No-Shutdown Vow

(Washington Post) – Less than six weeks on his powerful Capitol Hill perch, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is on the verge of watching one of his most important promises — to never again shut down the government — go up in smoke. Lawmakers on Friday began a 10-day hiatus, leaving them just four …

February 13, 2015, 8:15 pm ·