Surprises tucked in Senate debt bill

The Hill

The legislation released by the Senate late Wednesday to reopen the  government contains several surprises.
The bill includes extra funds to  fix flooded roads in Colorado, a $3 million appropriation for a civil liberties  oversight board and a one-time payment to the widow of Sen. Frank Lautenberg  (D-N.J.), who died over the summer.

It also includes an increase in authorization for spending on construction on  the lower Ohio River in Illinois and Kentucky. The bill increases it to $2.918  billion.
The Senate  Conservatives Fund quickly called that language the “Kentucky Kickback,”  and said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) secured that as the  price of his support for the bill. Taxpayers for Common Sense says the bill  would increase total authorized spending by $1.2 billion.

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Obama Praises Islam For “Motivating Communities to Work Together”

Obama Praises Islam For “Motivating Communities to Work Together”

Gateway Pundit

Barack Obama praised Islam during his Eid al-Adha dinner at the White House this week. Obama said Islam is a powerful example of “the positive role that faith can play in motivating communities to work together.” From the White House website, via Atlas Shrugs: To commemorate Eid al-Adha, Muslims around the world are joining other faith communities in offering their assistance to those suffering from hunger, disease, and conflict. Their service is a powerful example of the positive role that faith can play in motivating communities to work together to address shared challenges. On behalf of the American people, we extend our warmest greetings during this Hajj season. Eid Mubarak and Hajj Mabrour. That’s right, Barack… The Muslims are well known for working together well with others. –

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Presidents are Impeached … Dictators are Overthrown

There’s a classic childhood tale of “leverage” known to all parents and kids  alike as “The Three Little Pigs.” Early in the battle the wolf has leverage and  he successfully blows down a straw house and a house made  of  twigs. But in the end the pigs gain leverage by retreating to  their brick house and the wolf can’t touch them. The wolf is  dejected and soon gives up. Think about that silly story as I talk to you  today. 


A  few things I say might hit a nerve and you might be angry with me. Just please  remember that in the end, I am on your side.

I’ve had enough. We all have. Less than 24 hours after a large group of  peaceful protesters removed  the barricades and neatly stacked them in front of the White House,  they were put  back by National Park Service workers. This is not how it  works. Evidently at some point in time Barry Soetoro,  a.k.a. Barack  Obama, has forgotten how this whole system is set  up. He works for us.  

Larry Klayman will be leading  a group to D.C. on November 19th, and I am going to see if can figure out a  way to go. I haven’t been able to verify this officially, but I have heard some  rumors that the truckers may be returning that same weekend. I admire  Larry  Klayman very much, in fact, he fired me up this weekend when he made the  comment  about Obama putting his Quran down and coming outside with his hands  up.

That was classic. And I love what all of the vets and truckers did this  weekend. It took some real guts to do what they did, but the  American people need to have a serious talk.

Are we going to keep knocking down dominoes and making Obama’s henchmen pick  them up? Is that how this is going to work?

First things first…

Do you believe what Klayman said in the video? Do you believe that Obama  answers to Islam and Allah? I do.

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Political Correctness Can be Hazardous to Your Health

Political Correctness Can be Hazardous to Your Health

American Thinker

The list of beliefs, words and/or actions that can get you labeled as a “racist” by the political left in America seems to grow with each passing year. If you disagree with the current presidential administration’s policies and the overall direction it’s leading our nation, then you’re a racist. If you don’t think preferential treatment should be given to individuals based solely on the color of their skin, you’re a racist. Should you believe in T.E.A. Party principles of limited government and fiscal responsibility, you’re a racist. Heaven forbid you’ve ever actually attended a T.E.A. Party meeting or event, then you’re definitely a racist.

It now appears there’s yet a new way to earn one’s way onto the “You’re just a racist” guest list. If you’re willing to take a stand and say that jihadists who practice a form of Islam that is hell-bent on killing are jihadists who practice a form of Islam that is hell-bent on killing, you’re a racist.

The Obama administration and the political left in America are hell-bent themselves. Hell-bent on political correctness. And it’s making us all more vulnerable. This refusal to call Islamic terrorism what it is, is beyond irresponsible. This administration, which has taken such steps as ending our Space Shuttle program and re-commissioning the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to engage in outreach to Muslim nations of the world, conferring constitutional rights and privileges to non-U.S.-citizen terror suspects, and stripping language such as “terrorist” and “jihad” from military documents and training materials, either simply doesn’t understand or refuses to publicly admit what we all know to be true.

The fact is, there are people on this planet who believe the world is inhabited by infidels, and that they are called by their god Allah and his prophet Mohammed to destroy the infidels. This may be an over-simplified summation, but the elements of truth are known to everyone in America.

Yet there are those who believe the true root issue is not jihad but rather understanding and mutual respect. These people naively think that if we just treat these jihadists well, understand them and encourage them to understand us, acknowledge the contributions of Muslims to human culture and science, that then they’ll stop blowing people up. Frighteningly enough, people who believe this are now running our country and are responsible for protecting us. Sadly, with the cooperation of a complicit media, they have successfully carried out a PR campaign that says if you do not agree with their world view it is because you are a frightened bigot. You are so hateful of people with darker skin than your own that you are not rational in your assessments of the world in which we live.

This posturing is now more dangerous than ever before. The most recent acts of Islamist terror in the USA beg the question: “Is the face of domestic terror threats in the United States changing?” It appears that it is, and the U.S. counter-terrorism efforts, intelligence and police agencies charged with keeping us all safe had better be changing with it. The days of massive scale operations like 9/11 are likely gone. Having lost the element of surprise, the larger, more powerful combatant has been awakened and taken measures to protect itself. Hence the Islamists have adopted an approach employed in much of the rest of the world.

In boxing and combat sports there is a technique known as “stick-and-move.” It’s employed when confronting a larger, more powerful opponent. The idea is to get in a small shot then get out, stay away, look for an opening to land another, and sooner or later wear the behemoth down. In isolation each individual blow does not inflict a significant amount of damage, it’s the cumulative effect that begins to fatigue the opponent. In this scenario the USA is the behemoth, Islamic terrorism the smaller combatant.

We in America have never seen this nor really been forced to think about it. Citizens in much of Eastern Europe and nations of the Middle East live in an almost constant state of awareness over when and where the next attack may be lurking. These smaller scale attacks, most often carried out with small munitions and/or improvised explosive devices, can come from anywhere. They typically are carried out in a very public place and kill a relatively small number of people, sometimes just one or two, and maim a dozen or so.

This is clearly the tactic that Islam is pivoting to in the USA. From the Ft. Hood shootings to the Boston Marathon murders earlier this year, smaller attacks, smaller numbers killed, carried out by one or two individuals. Not the massive, global-scale, 9/11 type attacks that require coordination across oceans, dozens and dozens of people involved, complex communications networks and years of architecture.

In certain cities and nations of the world (think Beirut, Jerusalem, etc.) random, small-ish terror attacks are a fact of life. Going to the market, getting on a city bus or any number of activities you and I take for granted are a leap of faith and could well be the last thing you ever do. The killers are in many cases homegrown, they look like everyone, blend in with everything and you never really know what’s in the backpack that young man is wearing.

Yes, I typed “young man.” Why? Because there is a general description that all of these terrorists fit. They are males, generally between the 20 and 40 years of age, with dark hair, dark eyes, and middle-eastern/Arab features and names. But. If you point this simple fact out, you’re a racist.

Exactly how those responsible for protecting us from this new reality of terrorism in the United States plan to do so is somewhat unclear. By some estimates there are as many as 15,000 people are in America from nations where Islam is the predominant faith on visas to attend college, but who never showed up for classes. They simply got here then dropped off the grid. Many of these “students” fit the general physical description of the 19 hijackers who carried out the 9/11 attacks. Where are these people and what are they doing? Is this a question that can even be asked? Is it time to take a more careful look at the student visa program and begin placing more tight restrictions on it? Or does doing so make you a racist?

It’s a common sense question that conservatives on Capitol Hill probably will not ask. Why? For fear that the R-word be used against them in the next campaign season and the racial divide in this nation grow even deeper, possibly costing them a job. The business of labeling racists is very real, very effective, and growing by the moment. And continuing to do so could ultimately result in the cities of America being much like cities of other nations — giant paranoia zones where we’re on count down to the next attack. All because of the progressive left’s insistence on blind political correctness.

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Beautiful. London Traffic Warden Writes Hillary Clinton Parking Ticket While Secret Service Goes Nuts

Hillary Clinton Parking Ticket

Argument: Hillary Clinton’s security staff get into a row with a traffic warden whilst waiting for her in London. -The Daily Mail

Gateway Pundit

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attended an event in London on Saturday.  Parking her car in a bay on St. James’ Square, Clinton was required to pay the same £3.30 per hour fee that everyone else is required to pay for the privilege to park there.  She did not.  When the traffic warden tried to issue a parking ticket the Secret Service agents went nuts.  But, waving their arms and flashing their badges didn’t impress the traffic marshal.  He issued Clinton the ticket, anyway.  For parking illegally.  Like everyone else.

According to The Daily Mail,

This is the extraordinary moment that Hillary Clinton’s security staff got into an argument with a traffic warden after he issued her car with a parking ticket.

The Westminster City Council warden put an £80 penalty notice on the former US secretary of state’s silver Mercedes vehicle in Central London while she was attending an event at Chatham House.

The row was caught on camera on Saturday by photographer Greg Brennan, who said five of her guards were waiting inside a Mercedes van next to her car at the time because it was raining.

She had earlier arrived in a motorcade of five cars with around 10 security agents, Mr Brennan told MailOnline. Her car was parked in a bay on St James’s Square in Mayfair, which costs £3.30 per hour.

The warden then arrived and put a ticket on the car which had transported 65-year-old Mrs Clinton to the event, prompting her security detail to jump out of the van in protest, Mr Brennan said.

The photographer claimed he saw one of the agents angrily waving his arms and flashing his badge to the warden, who remained unflustered and continued to issue the ticket to Mrs Clinton’s vehicle.

Cllr Daniel Astaire, Westminster City Council cabinet member for business, told MailOnline: ‘Despite our traffic marshal being questioned by the secret service for just doing his job, he was in the right. 

‘The former US Secretary of State was parked for nearly 45 minutes without paying. I’m sure she will understand that we have to be fair to everyone, regardless of their status on the world stage.

This is a reflection of our government.  Not only does Hillary Clinton believe she is above American law, she believes she is above anyone’s law.  The elites of government believe laws are only for the commoners, including Obamacare.

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No Fast Track for Obama’s Next Power Grab


President Obama is seeking power the Constitution has assigned to Congress. Soon, he will formally ask Congress to surrender its constitutional authority and grant him “Fast Track” Trade Promotion Authority.

And House Republicans are inexplicably ready to give it to him.

Members of Congress who take our Constitution seriously will follow Nancy Reagan’s advice and Just Say No.

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Funding Jihadists while Denying Military Benefits

National Review

Here is where we’re at: The Republican establishment — the guys who told us that for a trillion dollars and several thousand American casualties, we could build “Islamic democracies” that would be reliable U.S. allies in the War on Terror — say it is Ted Cruz who is “delusional” and the effort to stave off Obamacare that is “unattainable.”

These self-appointed sages are, of course, the same guys who told us the way to “stabilize” and “democratize” Libya was to help jihadists topple and kill the resident dictator — who, at the time, was a U.S. ally, providing intelligence about the jihadists using his eastern badlands as a springboard for the anti-American terror insurgency in Iraq. That’s probably worth remembering this week, during which some of our new “allies” abducted Libya’s president while others car-bombed Sweden’s consulate in Benghazi — site of the still unavenged terrorist massacre of American ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other U.S. officials 13 months ago.

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America… Paying for Our Own Brainwashing

Cross-Posted at Right Wing News



And now you know why the government repealed the ‘Domestic Propaganda’ ban. Welcome to Health & Human Services TV:

The Health and Human Services Television Network, HHS-TV, is a new and unique, commercial-free source for health and emergency preparedness information. From the world’s leading experts, HHS-TV is the place to turn for high-quality medical, health and wellness programming. And, when necessary, HHS-TV will be there for you and your family with accurate and up-to-date emergency information. Available at no additional cost to DISH Network customers. May require additional dish antenna to view this programming. Additional fees may apply.

Seriously? Must see TV for Obamacare. I’d rather be drawn and quartered. Bet it rivals FEMA if something ever breaks – no, scratch that… Obamacare’s web site doesn’t even work after 634 million in American money flushed down it’s hole and another 400 million on the way — it still won’t work; it was never meant to. If there ever is a pandemic, may I recommend we help each other because turning to the government would not only be pointless, but would probably bring death on much more quickly.

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