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PAPER: Beware the Phantom Jobs Hoax

(NY Post) – Get ready for another ride on the economic roller coaster. Last week, we got bad news about the economy when it was announced that the US gross domestic product barely rose in the first three months of 2015. And it looks as though the 0.2 percent annualized growth reported by the Commerce …

May 5, 2015, 1:47 pm ·
IRS

AUDIT: IRS Wasted $5.6B on Bogus Obama Stimulus Tax Credits

(Washington Times) – The IRS doled out more than $5 billion in potentially bogus college aid payments under an Obama stimulus tax credit in 2012, according to a new report Tuesday from the agency’s inspector general that said the administration still doesn’t have a good handle on how to root out erroneous claims. More than …

May 5, 2015, 1:31 pm ·
VA

VA Official Spent $300k on Stripper Sex, Gambling Spree

(Detroit News) – A former federal employee admitted embezzling about $150,000 from a Veterans Affairs retail store and blowing the cash on stripper sex, prostitutes, and gambling sprees, according to the Justice Department. Glenn Alan Bates schemed to steal money collected at a VA retail store —or canteen —he managed in Ann Arbor, according to a …

May 5, 2015, 1:29 pm ·
Illegal Aliens

CDC: Hispanic Population Growing Faster than Previously Believed

(Washington Examiner) – America’s Hispanic population is projected to soar in the coming two decades to 85,543,000, faster than some have expected, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report on Latinos. CDC on Tuesday said the Hispanic population will total 22.8 percent of the U.S. population by 2035. Others like the Brookings …

May 5, 2015, 1:27 pm ·
Navy Seal Trident

US Navy Weapon Systems Compromised by Chinese Purchase of IBM Unit

(USNI) – The Navy needs new servers for its upgraded Aegis Combat System after the current IBM line was sold to Chinese computer maker Lenovo. The $2.1 billion sale closed in October and made Lenovo the number three server maker in the world. IBM shedding its server business creates a security concern for the U.S. Navy, …

May 5, 2015, 1:25 pm ·
SmartPhonesCell

COURT: Warrantless Cellphone Tracking NOT Illegal Search

(AP) –  Investigators do not need a search warrant to obtain cellphone tower location records in criminal prosecutions, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in a closely-watched case involving the rules for changing technology. The Atlanta-based 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, overturning a three-judge panel of the same court, concluded that authorities properly got …

May 5, 2015, 1:22 pm ·
Child

Norway Ranks World’s Best Place to Be Mother; USA Drops to #31

(AFP) – Norway ranks as the world’s best place to be a mother, well ahead of the United States which dropped to the 33rd spot in the annual scorecard released by Save the Children on Monday. Somalia is the worst place, just below the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic. Save the …

May 5, 2015, 1:20 pm ·
Voting

MD Town Allows 16-Year-Olds to Vote

(Fox News) – 16-year-old voters headed to the polls in Hyattsville Tuesday for an historic election — the first since the town changed its minimum voting age. The teens went to the polls to vote for elected offices in the city, including the mayor and ten council members. Special Headline: Guess Who’s About To Go Bankrupt in …

May 5, 2015, 1:18 pm ·
ISIS

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Texas Shooting; Warns of More

First attack on US soil (AP) – The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a weekend attack at a center near Dallas, Texas, that was exhibiting cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad – though it offered no evidence of a direct link to the attackers. An audio statement on the extremist group’s Al …

May 5, 2015, 1:11 pm ·
Hillary Lying

Hillary Flips for Amnesty

Vows to embrace ‘full and equal path to citizenship’ for illegals (Washington Times) – Bill Clinton was the strictest president in modern political times when it comes to immigration, signing bills cracking down on both legal and illegal immigrants — but it’s unlikely that record will infect his wife, Hillary Rodham Clinton, who has promised a …

May 5, 2015, 1:09 pm ·
Barack Obama

Obama Unleashes T-Word in Texas Attack

White House praises law-enforcement response (Conservative Tribune) – I bet if you came up with a list of the top ten things that President Barack Obama should have done after the abortive terror attack in Garland, Texas, one of them would not have been, “Keep quiet about it and go on a talk show.” However, that’s just …

May 5, 2015, 1:06 pm ·
HillaryClinton

Clinton Campaign Declares War on ‘Clinton Cash’

In everything from YouTube videos to a 42-page opposition report, the Democrat’s camp is aiming to discredit the book’s author and undercut its accusations. (Breitbart) – Clinton Cash gets released Tuesday, and Hillary Clinton’s campaign is going on the offensive to undercut the book and discredit its author before the message ever reaches readers’ hands. With everything from …

May 5, 2015, 11:19 am ·
firstclassflight

No More 1st-Class Flights for Congress?

Bill barring lawmakers from pricey travel makes waves (The Hill) – A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced legislation to prevent members of Congress from using official funds for first-class airfare. Reps. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) and Raul Ruiz (D-Calif.) said luxury air travel is “especially wasteful,” while Congress has yet to eliminate the federal deficit. …

May 5, 2015, 11:02 am ·
Tom Steyer

Steyer Group Hit With FEC Complaint

Allegations that Steyer’s Super PAC illegally bought Bruce Braley’s voter list come as group ramps up Iowa operation (Free Beacon) – An ethics watchdog group filed a legal complaint against billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer’s Super PAC last week alleging that it may be illegally obtaining information on voters in the crucial swing state of …

May 5, 2015, 10:50 am ·
Polar Bear Climate Change

Let’s Look Back On 25 Years Of Doomsday Global Warming Predictions

(Daily Caller) – For decades now, those concerned about global warming have been predicting the so-called “tipping point” — the point beyond which it’ll be too late to stave off catastrophic global warming. It seems like every year the “tipping point” is close to being reached, and that the world must get rid of fossil …

May 5, 2015, 10:47 am ·
Lois Lerner IRS

Proof That Ties Obama and the Democratic Party to the IRS Scandal

The IRS scandal just won’t go away – kind of like Watergate. The media knew about Watergate for months. It simmered and boiled, then it turned into a bigger-than-life scandal that destroyed Richard Nixon’s presidency. Could that be how the Barack Obama IRS scandal is playing out? Up until now, no one has been able …

May 5, 2015, 10:44 am ·
Obama Laugh

Obama Takes Credit for ‘Reforming Our Schools,’ Then Thanks Private Sector for Teaching Poor Kids to Read

(CNS News) – At an event in New York City on Monday, President Obama said “reforming our schools for all of our kids” was one of his accomplishments. He also described “public-education institutions” as “pathways for success.” But in the same speech, the president hailed a new private sector effort to teach black and Latino …

May 5, 2015, 10:39 am ·
Rubio

Rubio: Net Regulation Is ‘Extraordinary Threat’ to the Future

(CNS News) – Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) expanded on his opposition to net neutrality regulations on Friday, calling them an “extraordinary threat” that jeopardized America’s economy, security, and role in the world. “The United States, the world’s greatest innovator, could find itself hampered and held back, by a government policy put in place to solve …

May 5, 2015, 10:37 am ·
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Obama Charity Ties Raise Conflict of Interest Questions

(Newsmax) – President Barack Obama’s decision to align himself with a nonprofit has renewed questions about politicians getting too close to charity groups while in office. According to Politico, Obama helped My Brothers Keeper Alliance unveil itself Monday by giving a speech and being part of a roundtable discussion during a trip to New York. But …

May 5, 2015, 10:34 am ·