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07
OCT
2013

NYT Reporter: Administration ‘most closed, control-freak I’ve ever covered’…

Remember when the media rushed to talk about transparency in the Barack Obama “Hope and Change” era? Good times, good times.  Leonard Downie, who once worked as the executive editor of the Washington Post and wrote a novel about Washington corruption and the Iraq War, finds a...
07
OCT
2013

Shutdown: 83% of Federal Gov’t Still Operating…

Everyone knows the phrase “government shutdown” doesn’t mean the entire U.S. government is shut down. So in a partial government shutdown, like the one underway at the moment, how much of the government is actually shut down, and how much is not? One way to...
07
OCT
2013

SEALS SETBACK IN SOMALIA

A commando unit from the US Navy’s Seal Team Six launched an amphibious raid on a Somali town, but failed to confirm a capture or kill of their Al Shabab target, suspected to be linked to Nairobi’s Westgate mall terror attack. The operation could have opposite its intended result...
07
OCT
2013

ATF tries to block ‘Fast and Furious’ whistleblower’s book…

ATF’s dispute with Special Agent John Dodson is setting up a First Amendment showdown that is poised to bring together liberal groups like the American Civil Liberties Union and conservatives in Congress who have championed Mr. Dodson’s protection as a whistleblower. The ACLU is...
07
OCT
2013

MUSCLE: BOEHNER DIGS IN!

Speaker John Boehner said Sunday that the House of Representatives will not pass bills to re-open the federal government or raise the debt limit unless President Barack Obama comes to the negotiating table. “He knows what my phone number is, all he has to do is call,” Boehner,...
07
OCT
2013

REPORT: ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT ‘DREAMERS’ COULD BECOME ‘NEW SOCIAL CLASS’

Recently, a group of thirty-six people called the “Dream 30” went to Mexico and tried to re-enter the United States through Laredo, Texas on Monday seeking political asylum. Most of those “Dreamers” were wearing caps and gowns while chanting,...
04
OCT
2013

Former warlord named as ‘mentor’ of 9/11 mastermind to run for president in Afghanistan

The former Islamist warlord who was named in the 9/11 commission report as being the “mentor” of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed — the mastermind of the attacks — has announced his candidacy for the presidency of Afghanistan. Abdul Rab Rasoul Sayyaf, 67, drove through Kabul on...
04
OCT
2013

Huge taxpayer subsidy needed as Congress, staff buy ‘GOLD’ Obamacare plans…

Regulations issued by the Obama administration this week would require members of Congress to buy one of the top-tier insurance plans from the ObamaCare exchanges. The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the House sent guidance to members of Congress this week, based on a...
04
OCT
2013

Americans in all age groups report ObamaCare problems

Nancy Jean Beigel, one of those who appeared in the Rose Garden with President Obama recently as an example of someone who would benefit from ObamaCare, immediately encountered problems when she tried to enroll. Beigel told the Washington Post she tried for two days to sign up...
04
OCT
2013

Reid: Boehner’s ‘job not as important as our country’…

Washington (CNN) – In an interview with CNN Chief Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid accused House Speaker John Boehner of being more worried about his job than the country amid a government shutdown. The Nevada Democrat also talked for the...