Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Rhode Island Child Dies From Complications Of Enterovirus That Has Been Affecting Kids Nationwide « CBS Connecticut

Rhode Island Child Dies From Complications Of Enterovirus That Has Been Affecting Kids Nationwide « CBS Connecticut: The Rhode Island Health Department says a child has died from complications of an unusual respiratory virus that has been affecting children across the U.S.

Health officials said Wednesday that the 10-year-old girl died last week of a staph infection associated with the enterovirus 68 infection, which it called “a very rare combination.”

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Mom-and-Pop Restaurants Feel Pinch of Minimum Wage Hike

Mom-and-Pop Restaurants Feel Pinch of Minimum Wage Hike: LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J.—As far as Rob Pluta is concerned, New Jersey lawmakers who say they want to help restaurant workers by raising the state’s minimum wage for tipped employees have it all wrong.

 If Trenton wants to help these workers, says Pluta, who owns and
operates Leonardo’s II, an Italian eatery in Lawrenceville, it needs to
promote the state, not enact even more mandates.



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After Ebola Case in Dallas, Health Officials Seek Those Who Had Contact With Patient - NYTimes.com

After Ebola Case in Dallas, Health Officials Seek Those Who Had Contact With Patient - NYTimes.com: DALLAS — Health officials scrambled on Wednesday to find anyone who has had contact with a man who flew into Dallas from Liberia and was later found to be infected with the Ebola virus.

Although the man came to the United States about 10 days ago on a commercial airliner, officials said that he had shown no symptoms of the disease while on the flight and that he had posed no threat to other passengers.

Officials are focused on finding people who came into contact with the man after he began showing symptoms, on Sept. 24. As a patient becomes sicker and the virus replicates in the body, the likelihood of the disease spreading grows.

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EBOLA PATIENT HAD CONTACT WITH SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN

News from The Associated Press: Texas Gov. Rick Perry says a handful of school-aged children who had contact with a man diagnosed with Ebola are being monitored.

Perry says health officials learned Wednesday that the children have been identified as having contact with the man and are being monitored at home. The unidentified man has been in isolation at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas since Sunday.

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Officials: Second person being monitored for Ebola

Officials: Second person being monitored for Ebola: DALLAS — Health officials are closely monitoring a possible second Ebola patient who had close contact with the first person to be diagnosed in the U.S., the director of Dallas County's health department said Wednesday.

All who have been in close contact with the man diagnosed are being monitored as a precaution, Zachary Thompson, director of Dallas County Health and Human Services, said in a morning interview with WFAA-TV

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San Diego Ebola Drug, Denied by Obama, Could Save Patients

San Diego Ebola Drug, Denied by Obama, Could Save Patients: SAN DIEGO, California -- On Tuesday, the nation learned that Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital has isolated a man now confirmed as the first Ebola case diagnosed within the U.S. With little early information, what remedies will doctors seek to use--and will the ZMapp treatment serum used to treat two American aid workers be made vailable?

Dr. Kent Brantly and aid worker Nancy Writebol were each brought back to the U.S. from Liberia after contracting the Ebola virus. They were treated with the experimental ZMapp drug, developed based on research out of La Jolla, California.

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Fox News Slaughters CNN, MSNBC; Hits Historic Ratings Milestone

Fox News Slaughters CNN, MSNBC; Hits Historic Ratings Milestone: For the third quarter of 2014, Fox News not only humiliated its leftwing cable news counterparts at CNN and MSNBC during the all-important primetime hours, Fox News also beat all of cable -- all hundred or so cable channels, including perennial winners ESPN and USA. THR rightly describes this as a "historic cable ratings victory."

Here are the third quarter primetime numbers:

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Palin: Obama Betrayed US by Praising Radical Cleric Whose Org. Wants American Soldiers Dead

Palin: Obama Betrayed US by Praising Radical Cleric Whose Org. Wants American Soldiers Dead: On Monday, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin blasted President Barack Obama for praising a radical Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abdallah Bin Bayyah,who works for an organization that has called for U.S. soldiers and Jews to be killed.

"This week saw more than the disrespectful latte salute of America's finest," Palin wrote in a Monday Facebook post. "We saw and heard from dear leader's heart who he deems worthy of praise."

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Security Leaders: Immigration, Terrorism Intricately Linked

Security Leaders: Immigration, Terrorism Intricately Linked: Several national security and conservative leaders say that U.S. immigration policy must discourage multiculturalism and encourage assimilation, or America may face a serious effort from radical Islamists seeking to institute Sharia law here.

“What we need to do is make sure everyone coming into the United States understands who we are and that we are founded on Judeo-Christian values, that there is one rule of law and that’s what’s on the books and it’s not Sharia and we need to make sure we don’t engage in the same kind of mistakes in Europe where they did not engage in assimilation,” former Rep. Pete Hoekstra (R-MI), the former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said in an interview with Breitbart News on Monday.

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Oklahoma Beheading Suspect Charged with First Degree Murder: 'Not a Religious Act, Race-Related'

Oklahoma Beheading Suspect Charged with First Degree Murder: 'Not a Religious Act, Race-Related': Alton Nolen, the Muslim convert who recently beheaded an innocent coworker at a Vaughan's Food factory, was charged with three felony counts this morning at a Cleveland County Courthouse in Norman, Oklahoma.

Nolen faces one count of first degree murder, one count of assault and battery with a deadly weapon, and a final count of assault with a deadly weapon.

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Report: Border Patrol Agent Says Classified Intel Proves Terrorists Infiltrate U.S.

Report: Border Patrol Agent Says Classified Intel Proves Terrorists Infiltrate U.S.: A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Arizona claims he was privy to classified intelligence that proves terrorists have infiltrated the homeland from Mexico.

Border agent Art Del Cueto, who heads the national union for border patrol agents Local 2544 in Tucson, made those comments in an interview with Public Radio International (PRI) that aired September 24.

While walking a section of the Arizona-Mexico border, Del Cueto told PRI that the area is susceptible to Islamic terrorist crossings, adding that classified U.S. Border Patrol intelligence verifies that some have successfully infiltrated the U.S .

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Rand in South Carolina: Obama Acting Like 'Third World Autocrat' Who Does 'Whatever the Hell He Wants'

Rand in South Carolina: Obama Acting Like 'Third World Autocrat' Who Does 'Whatever the Hell He Wants': COLUMBIA, South Carolina — Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) heaped contempt on President Barack Obama’s executive overreach in a speech to University of South Carolina students here Tuesday morning, saying that Obama is behaving like a banana republic dictator.

Paul’s harshest criticism of Obama came when he criticized the administration for launching airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) without congressional authorization for doing so.

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State Dept. on Obama Intel Briefings: 'He Receives Those Whenever He Can'

State Dept. on Obama Intel Briefings: 'He Receives Those Whenever He Can': The Obama administration found itself scrambling on Tuesday to defend President Barack Obama for his lackluster 42% attendance record on daily intelligence briefings, a finding from a new report issued by the non-partisan Government Accountability Institute (GAI).

When asked about the GAI revelation on Fox News, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki appeared flustered and unprepared.



 



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Mystery Surrounds Case Of White Cop Who Shot Unarmed Black Man

Mystery Surrounds Case Of White Cop Who Shot Unarmed Black Man: Ernest Satterwhite was a laid-back former mechanic with some habits, including ignoring police officers who tried to pull him over.

The last time he did that, the 68-year-old black great-grandfather got killed — shot to death after a slow-speed chase as he parked in his own driveway, by a 25-year-old white police officer.

Investigators determined that North Augusta Public Safety Officer Justin Craven broke the law. A prosecutor, in a rare action against a police officer, sought to charge him with voluntary manslaughter, punishable by up to 30 years in prison. But the grand jury disagreed, indicting him on a misdemeanor.

Satterwhite's death highlights the increasing number of police shootings in South Carolina, and how uncommon it is for the officers involved to face criminal charges.

Dashboard cameras can make a big difference.

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The White House Won't Meet With Marines But They Will Meet With Beyonce! | Doug Giles | #ClashDaily

The White House Won't Meet With Marines But They Will Meet With Beyonce! | Doug Giles | #ClashDaily: Obama doesn’t have time to talk to the “serfs” of America, but he sure does have time for Beyonce and Jay-Z to come over. Check it out…

There was a time in America where a citizen could walk right up and knock on the door of the White House. After all, it was the peoples’ house- the president is supposed to work for us.

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American Ebola Survivor: Outbreak is 'A Fire Straight From the Pit of Hell' - NationalJournal.com

American Ebola Survivor: Outbreak is 'A Fire Straight From the Pit of Hell' - NationalJournal.com: Ebola survivor Kent Brantly said it's "time to think outside the box" for ways to combat the virus's worst outbreak in history, which continues to ravage West Africa.

The physician was treating Ebola patients in Liberia when he tested positive for the disease on July 26. He is one of four American aid workers flown back to the United States for treatment.

In a hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Tuesday, Brantly implored the international community to ramp up relief efforts, calling on the U.S. to lead the efforts. His testimony came on the same day President Obama announced a new stepped-up strategy for U.S. efforts to combat the epidemic.

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Chris Matthews vs. Ezekiel Emanuel on Ebola: "Obama Said It Was Unlikely. It Has Happened. It's Here" | Video | RealClearPolitics

Chris Matthews vs. Ezekiel Emanuel on Ebola: "Obama Said It Was Unlikely. It Has Happened. It's Here" | Video | RealClearPolitics: On MSNBC's Hardball tonight, host Chris Matthews tussled with Obamacare architect Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel over the how serious a threat Ebola is to Americans. Matthews and Emanuel also spar over President Obama saying it was "unlikely" that an Ebola case would strike the U.S.

"Obama said it was unlikely. It has happened. It's here," Matthews said.

Dr. Emanuel said there is some "fear mongering" going on here, but Matthews said he was just quoting the president and stating facts. Here's a bit of the argument that lasted nearly ten minutes:

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Top doc: 'Several people were exposed,' more will be infected by Dallas Ebola case | WashingtonExaminer.com

Top doc: 'Several people were exposed,' more will be infected by Dallas Ebola case | WashingtonExaminer.com: A former Food and Drug Administration chief scientist and top infectious disease specialist said that several people were exposed to the Ebola virus by the unidentified patient in Dallas, America’s first case, and it’s likely that many more will be infected.

Dr. Jesse L. Goodman, now a professor of medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center, said while the nation shouldn’t panic, it’s best to prepare for the worst.

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After first Ebola case, fears turn to U.S. pandemic preparedness - Washington Times

After first Ebola case, fears turn to U.S. pandemic preparedness - Washington Times: The confirmation Tuesday of the first Ebola case on U.S. soil emerges against a backdrop of increasing concern in America’s medical community that preparedness for a pandemic has stagnated or slipped in recent years because of tough economic times and increasing malaise since the 2001 anthrax threat.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, America’s premier disease fighter, offered an air of confidence Tuesday in declaring that the first Ebola patient in Dallas was carefully contained.

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Trooper David Kedra Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania End of Watch: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | The Munz ~~ Remembering the fallen

Trooper David Kedra Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania End of Watch: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | The Munz ~~ Remembering the fallen





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Police Officer Jordan Corder Covina Police Department, California End of Watch: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | The Munz ~~ Remembering the fallen

Police Officer Jordan Corder Covina Police Department, California End of Watch: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | The Munz ~~ Remembering the fallen



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» Goddard College picks convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal as commencement speaker » News -- GOPUSA

» Goddard College picks convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal as commencement speaker » News -- GOPUSA: A man serving life in prison for killing a Philadelphia police officer in 1981 has been selected as a commencement speaker at his Vermont alma mater.

Goddard College, a liberal arts college in Plainfield with 600 students, says on its website that Mumia Abu-Jamal's recorded remarks will be played Sunday at a commencement, along with a video about him.

Bob Kenny, the school's interim president, is quoted on the website as saying the graduates' selection of Abu-Jamal reflects "their freedom to engage and think radically and critically in a world that often sets up barriers to do just that."

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White House Pretends to Loosen Standards for Drone Killing

White House Pretends to Loosen Standards for Drone Killing: Drone killing, as anyone knows who bothers to keep up with it, doesn’t have very strict standards. As the New York Times reported back in June,

The group found that more than a decade into the era of armed drones, the American government has yet to carry out a thorough analysis of whether the costs of routine secret killing operations outweigh the benefits. The report urges the administration to conduct such an analysis and to give a public accounting of both militants and civilians killed in drone strikes.

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Pentagon Official: The President Is Lying To America | The Daily Caller

Pentagon Official: The President Is Lying To America | The Daily Caller: President Barack Obama has taken a lot of flak since his Sunday night “60 Minutes” interview, in which he blamed the intelligence community for his failure to tackle the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. And that is right and proper. Because not only was his excuse of blaming us a lie, but when questioned on his lie, White House press secretary Josh Earnest doubled down with a whole new lie — both of which are easily, publicly proven false.

On Sunday, Obama said the intelligence community had underestimated the rise of ISIS, saying in an interview with CBS, “Our head of the intelligence community, Jim Clapper, has acknowledged that, I think, they underestimated what had been taking place in Syria.”

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Gov. Jerry Brown signs California gun restriction - Yahoo News

Gov. Jerry Brown signs California gun restriction - Yahoo News: SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will become the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to pose a threat, under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday he had signed.

The bill was proposed by several Democrats and responds to a deadly rampage in May near the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Relatives of the victims and other supporters of the bill said the parents of 22-year-old Elliot Rodger were thwarted in their attempts to seek help for their troubled son before the rampage.

Supporters had said such a measure could have prevented the attacks, winning out over critics who said it would erode gun rights.

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CDC Warning: Immigrant Children Could Be Spreading This New Mystery Virus In Public Schools

CDC Warning: Immigrant Children Could Be Spreading This New Mystery Virus In Public Schools: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a warning yesterday about a mysterious polio-like virus that’s causing acute neurological illness and paralysis in children. The virus seems to be related to the nationwide epidemic of EV-D68 that we reported on during the first weeks of the outbreak.

The CDC is investigating nine cases of muscle weakness or paralysis in Colorado children to see if enterovirus 68 (EV-D68) might be the virus responsible for the neurological symptoms.

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Obamacare Cancel 50,000 Plans November | The Daily Caller

Obamacare Cancel 50,000 Plans November | The Daily Caller: Tens of thousands more Obamacare cancellations are going to pile up over the next month, potentially putting pressure back on the health-care law in the weeks before the election.

Insurance companies across the country are slated to send close to 50,000 people cancellation notices before November, according to the Morning Consult. That includes at least 30,000 New Mexicans who will be kicked off their plans, the Albuquerque Journal reported Tuesday.

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What Was Just Disclosed About This Apalling Obama Habit Proves He's A Danger To America

What Was Just Disclosed About This Apalling Obama Habit Proves He's A Danger To America: The tire tracks from the bus Barack Obama drove over the U.S. intelligence community continue leading to trouble for a president seen as trying to save his own political skin.

When Obama told “60 Minutes” on Sunday that the rapid rise and spread of ISIS could be blamed on intelligence failure, that set off a firestorm of angry reaction. Intelligence officials adamantly defend their expertise and actions, arguing that the blame is not theirs, but the president’s for failure to act on their repeated warnings.

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Paul Krugman Mischaracterizes Heritage Chart

Paul Krugman Mischaracterizes Heritage Chart: [T]he Heritage Foundation tells us that the top 10 percent of filers are cruelly burdened, because they pay 68 percent of income taxes, it’s hoping that you won’t notice that word “income”—other taxes, such as the payroll tax, are far less progressive. But it’s also hoping you don’t know that the top 10 percent receive almost half of all income and own 75 percent of the nation’s wealth, which makes their burden seem a lot less disproportionate.

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Armed contractor with criminal record was on elevator with Obama in Atlanta - The Washington Post

Armed contractor with criminal record was on elevator with Obama in Atlanta - The Washington Post: A security contractor with a gun and three convictions for assault and battery was allowed on an elevator with President Obama during a Sept. 16 trip to Atlanta, violating Secret Service protocols, according to three people familiar with the incident.

Obama was not told about the lapse in his security, these people said. The Secret Service director, Julia Pierson, asked a top agency manager to look into the matter but did not refer it to an investigative unit that was created to review violations of protocol and standards, according to two people familiar with the handling of the case who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Dallas hospital diagnoses first patient with Ebola

Dallas hospital diagnoses first patient with Ebola: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed on Tuesday the first case of Ebola in a critically ill patient diagnosed in a U.S. hospital.

The patient — who has been isolated since his symptoms were recognized — is an unnamed man in intensive care at Texas Health Presbyterian hospital in Dallas.

Hospital workers noted his case because of his symptoms and recent travel history. It is not known whether he has infected others, although CDC officials are tracing his contacts.

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Reporter: White House Aide Told Me Not To Talk To Crowd At Michelle Obama Campaign Event « CBS DC

Reporter: White House Aide Told Me Not To Talk To Crowd At Michelle Obama Campaign Event « CBS DC: Wisconsin’s tense race for governor got some political star power Monday, with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie urging Republicans to step up their support for a potential presidential rival, Scott Walker. First lady Michelle Obama, meanwhile, campaigned for former state commerce secretary Mary Burke.

Christie and Walker sidestepped any talk of a 2016 nomination fight against each other.

“He would do good at any executive position he wanted to pursue,” Christie said of Walker. “I know this much — because I’ve spoken to him about it — he’s not interested in anything beyond November 4th and neither am I. Whatever happens beyond November 4th will be decisions that he’ll make about his future and anyone else considering it will make about theirs.”

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Michelle Obama: Beating Scott Walker 'Just as Important' as 2012 Race | National Review Online

Michelle Obama: Beating Scott Walker 'Just as Important' as 2012 Race | National Review Online: First Lady Michelle Obama told Wisconsin voters that defeating Republican governor Scott Walker is “as important as” her husband’s presidential elections.

“And we all need to be as passionate and as hungry for this election as we were back in 2008 and 2012,” she said at a voter mobilization rally after telling voters to go to Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke’s website.

“In fact, we need to be more passionate and more hungry, because races like this governor’s race here in Wisconsin will be even harder and even closer than those presidential elections. But they are just as important,” Obama said.

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White House intruder was tackled by off-duty Secret Service agent - The Washington Post

White House intruder was tackled by off-duty Secret Service agent - The Washington Post: The man who jumped over the White House fence and sprinted through the main floor of the mansion could have gotten even farther had it not been for an off-duty Secret Service agent who was coincidentally in the house and leaving for the night.

The agent who finally tackled Omar Gonzalez had been serving on the security detail for President Obama’s daughters and had just seen the family depart via helicopter minutes earlier. He happened to be walking through the house when chaos broke out and the intruder dashed through the main foyer, according to two people familiar with the incident.

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GOP Rep: 'Politically Correct' Secret Service Has Allowed 1,000 Security Lapses | National Review Online

GOP Rep: 'Politically Correct' Secret Service Has Allowed 1,000 Security Lapses | National Review Online: An internal Secret Service report revealed more than “1,000 security breaches and vulnerabilities,” according to a House investigator who said that a “politically correct” culture is endangering President Obama.

“There are new details that will come out that — you really have to question if security is their number one objective,” Representative Jason Chaffetz (R., Utah), who sits on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee that is holding a Tuesday hearing on the Secret Service, tells National Review Online. “They want to be politically correct.”

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Exclusive: America’s Allies Almost Bombed in Syrian Airstrikes - The Daily Beast

Exclusive: America’s Allies Almost Bombed in Syrian Airstrikes - The Daily Beast: The White House says it wants to work with Syria’s moderate rebels. But warplanes from the U.S.-led coalition came awfully close to striking one of their HQs.

Last week, an airstrike from the American-led coalition nearly hit a command-and-control facility affiliated with the Free Syrian Army, the moderate rebels the Obama administration says are America’s “boots on the ground,” according to two opposition leaders. They are asking the Obama administration to please coordinate with them in the future before America bombs its only allies in Syria.

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Holder urges tech companies to leave device backdoors open for police - The Washington Post

Holder urges tech companies to leave device backdoors open for police - The Washington Post: Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said on Tuesday that new forms of encryption capable of locking law enforcement officials out of popular electronic devices imperil investigations of kidnappers and sexual predators, putting children at increased risk.

“It is fully possible to permit law enforcement to do its job while still adequately protecting personal privacy,” Holder said at a conference on child sexual abuse, according to a text of his prepared remarks. “When a child is in danger, law enforcement needs to be able to take every legally available step to quickly find and protect the child and to stop those that abuse children. It is worrisome to see companies thwarting our ability to do so.”

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Alabama school district says NSA was watching high school students on social media -- Fusion

Alabama school district says NSA was watching high school students on social media -- Fusion: An alleged phone call from the NSA prompted public school officials in an Alabama school district to launch a surveillance program to monitor students’ online activities, administrators of the Huntsville City School District now admit.

The NSA allegedly took an interest in the Lee High School student body after Auseel Yousefi, a straight-A student, posted a series of questionable tweets about getting into fights and hitting a teacher. Yousefi claims the tweets were intended in jest, but school security officials searched the student’s car and found a weapon, which he says is a “jeweled dagger from a Renaissance fair.”

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Rosie O'Donnell: Penalizing Muslim NFL Player 'Propels Us to War'

Rosie O'Donnell: Penalizing Muslim NFL Player 'Propels Us to War': According to View co-host and 9/11 truther Rosie O'Donnell, a Muslim NFL player being penalized for praying after a touchdown is the kind of thing that "propels us to war." Talking to the other women of the show about Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah, Whoopi Goldberg wondered if Americans are "feeding into Muslim fear."

Somehow extrapolating from a single penalty in one football game, O'Donnell responded, "Yes. I think as a nation we are. I think that, you know, it propels us to war. You have to rally the country in order to bomb a country that did nothing to you and you need to rally them and so that's what I think that was."

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Obama's Pass-the-Buck Presidency - NationalJournal.com

Obama's Pass-the-Buck Presidency - NationalJournal.com: In attempting to downplay the political damage from a slew of second-term controversies, President Obama has counted on the American people having a very short memory span and a healthy suspension of disbelief. The time-tested strategy for Obama: Claim he's in the dark about his own administration's activities, blame the mess on subordinates, and hope that with the passage of time, all will be forgotten. Harry Truman, the president isn't. He's more likely to pass the buck.

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Report: Obama Has Missed over Half His Second-Term Daily Intel Briefings

Report: Obama Has Missed over Half His Second-Term Daily Intel Briefings: A new Government Accountability Institute (GAI) report reveals that President Barack Obama has attended only 42.1% of his daily intelligence briefings (known officially as the Presidential Daily Brief, or PDB) in the 2,079 days of his presidency through September 29, 2014.

The GAI report also included a breakdown of Obama’s PDB attendance record between terms; he attended 42.4% of his PDBs in his first term and 41.3% in his second.

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WATCH: Trey Gowdy takes Secret Service chief to task for White House security failures | WashingtonExaminer.com

WATCH: Trey Gowdy takes Secret Service chief to task for White House security failures | WashingtonExaminer.com: Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., on Tuesday peppered Secret Service Director Julia Pierson with tough questions about her agency’s reported mishandling of a 2011 gun attack on the White House that went unnoticed by agents for nearly four days.

Three years ago, Oscar Ortega-Hernandez fired several shots directly at the White House, fleeing immediately from the scene in a getaway car. He was arrested five days later in Indiana, Pa. Last year, he pleaded guilty to destruction of property and to using a firearm during a violent crime. He was sentenced in on March 31, 2014, to 25 years in prison.

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Two Marines Marching to Free Sergeant Tahmooressi Arrive At White House, Aren’t Invited InDc Gazette | Dc Gazette

Two Marines Marching to Free Sergeant Tahmooressi Arrive At White House, Aren’t Invited InDc Gazette | Dc Gazette: Many believe that Hussein Obama doesn’t much care for America’s military personnel, or at a minimum doesn’t sincerely appreciate their service.

One reality has helped to contribute to that perception is Obama’s failure to act to secure the release of Sgt Andrew Tahmooressi from a Mexican prison after making a wrong turn and ending up in the clutches of the enemy to our south.

Two 63-year-old retired Marines made it their personal mission to draw attention to the plight of Sergeant Tahmooressi in a manner which would be difficult for Hussein Obama to ignore.

Terry Sharpe started out alone almost three hundred miles to the south in his home of Summerfield, North Carolina. He was joined by Allen Brown in Danville, Virginia, and the two continued and completed the walk together.

Though the two men had never met before, it turns out that they served together in the same Marine battalion in Viet Nam, at the same time and place.

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Roger L. Simon » Liberals as Low Information Voters

Roger L. Simon » Liberals as Low Information Voters: For several years now we have heard much of the plague of “low information voters” — those legions of the supposedly ignorant who walk, clueless on the issues, into our polling places, casting their votes for candidates the details of whose programs are as familiar to them as quantum mechanics.

But we may have a more significant problem. There are a number of people who are at least somewhat cognizant of quantum mechanics to whom the details of the issues of the day are just as unfamiliar — the modern liberal intelligentsia. I’m not talking about the punditocracy here, the Thomas Friedmans of the world, who are certainly aware of the issues (well, more or less) even if they evaluate them in peculiar ways. I’m talking about the workaday liberal, the well-educated professionals who are our friends, relatives and neighbors. They are, increasingly, low information voters, living in willful or perhaps willed blindness.



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60 Minutes Ratings Collapse with Obama Interview | Truth Revolt

60 Minutes Ratings Collapse with Obama Interview | Truth Revolt: Steve Kroft's heavily promoted interview with President Barack Obama on Sunday's episode of 60 Minutes suffered a disastrous ratings debacle. Compared to the 18 million viewers who tuned in to the news magazine the week before, only 9.2 showed up for the Obama interview.

Deadline Hollywood lays out the stark ratings free-fall:

With no football lead-in, CBS’ Sunday lineup fell from last week. As expected, the drop was steepest at 7 PM, with 60 Minutes (1.1) off by 69% from last Sunday, when it directly followed the game.”

Jim Hoft points out that in all of the media reports on the ratings collapse, the NFL is the only factor cited as a determining factor in the viewers' exodus.

The sympathetic news media is avoiding mentioning his name, instead they are blaming the lack of a football intro for the massive collapse in ratings Sunday night for President Barack Obama’s appearance on CBS’ 60 Minutes. Americans turned away from watching Obama even though he was being interviewed about the nation’s new war on ISIS.

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The Real Story About What Ended the Great Depression

The Real Story About What Ended the Great Depression: My seventh-grade son recently wrote a U.S. History paper extolling the virtues of President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal. “It ended the Great Depression,” he wrote with great certainty. He’s only 12 and parroting what the history texts and his teachers told him.

That’s his excuse. What’s Ken Burns’?

Mr. Burns’ docudrama on the Roosevelts—for those who weren’t bored to tears—repeats nearly all the worn-out fairy tales of the FDR presidency, including what I call the most enduring myth of the 20th century, which is that FDR’s avalanche of alphabet-soup government programs ended the Great Depression. Shouldn’t there be a statute of limitations on such lies?

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Ben Carson: 2016 election may not happen

Ben Carson: 2016 election may not happen: All that talk about the 2016 presidential race, Hillary Clinton’s innuendoes, Rand Paul’s ideas, Chris Christie’s suggestions – may be all for naught.

There may not even be a 2016 president election, according to one man who is a likely contender.

“I hope that that is not going to be the case. But certainly there is the potential,” said Dr. Ben Carson, who was director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital and became famous for his groundbreaking work in separating conjoined twins. He is now firmly established as a superstar among conservatives across America.

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Syria to Obama: Quit Arming ISIS Terrorists | Pakalert Press

Syria to Obama: Quit Arming ISIS Terrorists | Pakalert Press: U.S. funding of militant groups fuels terrorism, Syria’s foreign minister states
The Obama administration and its coalition partners are fueling terrorism by arming and funding al-Qaeda affiliated militants and the practice needs to stop, Syria’s foreign minister said Monday.

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Schools scramble to help teens who crossed border

News from The Associated Press: American schools are scrambling to provide services to the large number of children and teenagers who crossed the border alone in recent months.

Unaccompanied minors who made up the summer spike at the border have moved to communities of all sizes, in nearly every state, Federal data indicates, to live with a relative and await immigration decisions. The Supreme Court has ruled that schools have an obligation to educate all students regardless of their immigration status, so schools have become a safe haven for many of the tens of thousands of these young people mostly from central America living in limbo.

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My Gun Range is a Muslim Free Zone - Jan Morgan Media

My Gun Range is a Muslim Free Zone - Jan Morgan Media: The Gun Cave Indoor Shooting Range is now a a MUSLIM FREE ZONE.
To understand why I arrived at this decision, you must first take in to consideration the nature of my business.

This is not a coffee and donut shop. This is a live fire indoor shooting range. People come here to buy, rent, and shoot lethal weapons.
In the range, people are shooting guns in close proximity to each other, so my patrons depend on me and my discretion regarding who I allow to shoot beside them.
One mistake in judgement on my part could cost innocent people their lives.

The primary reasons I do not want muslims shooting at my range are listed:

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Defense Leaders Warn of Tomahawk Missile Shortage | Washington Free Beacon

Defense Leaders Warn of Tomahawk Missile Shortage | Washington Free Beacon: As the United States steps up its battle against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS), defense leaders on Capitol Hill are raising concerns about a looming shortage in the Tomahawk missile supply, a key offensive weapon that the Navy has deployed against militant strongholds in Syria and elsewhere.

The U.S. Navy’s current reliance on the Tomahawk, known as “the world’s most advanced cruise missile,” comes just months after the Obama administration attempted to significantly cut funding for the weapon and then eliminate it completely it in 2016, a move that drew heavy criticism from defense experts and lawmakers.

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Illegals Flooding Over the Border... But This AZ Farmer Was Prepared - The Political Insider

Illegals Flooding Over the Border... But This AZ Farmer Was Prepared - The Political Insider: President Barack Obama has failed America by keeping the Southern border unsecured for political reasons. And now, Obama plans on granting amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants in this calendar year.

Watch (above) as family farmers in Arizona recall a frightening experience, where an illegal immigrant rushed their home with a gun while making demands in Spanish. If not for the quick thinking of one farmer, someone could have been hurt, as the illegal was shooting to kill.

Illegal immigration is a serious problem, as they overburden our local communities. Far too often, they are dumped – without notice – into communities by bus, without concern for the obvious safety issues they cause.

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Obama has had accurate intelligence about ISIS since BEFORE the 2012 election, says administration insider | Daily Mail Online

Obama has had accurate intelligence about ISIS since BEFORE the 2012 election, says administration insider | Daily Mail Online: A national security staffer in the Obama administration said the president has been seeing 'highly accurate predictions' about the rise of the ISIS terror army since 'before the 2012 election'
Obama insisted in his campaign speeches that year that America was safe and al-Qaeda was 'on the run'
The president said during Sunday's '60 Minutes' program that his Director of National Intelligence had conceded he underestimated ISIS
But the administration aide insisted that Obama's advisers gave him actionable information that sat and gathered dust for more than a year
'He knew what was at stake,' the aide said of the president, and 'he knew where all the moving pieces were'
Obama takes daily intelligence briefings in writing, he explained, because no one will be able to testify about warning the president in person about threats that the White House doesn't act on

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White House fence-jumper made it far deeper into building than previously known - The Washington Post

White House fence-jumper made it far deeper into building than previously known - The Washington Post: The man who jumped the White House fence this month and sprinted through the front door made it much farther into the building than previously known, overpowering one Secret Service officer and running through much of the main floor, according to three people familiar with the incident.

An alarm box near the front entrance of the White House designed to alert guards to an intruder had been muted at what officers believed was a request of the usher’s office, said a Secret Service official who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

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Second Okla. man arrested for allegedly threatening to behead a Christian co-worker: ‘This is just what we do’ - BizPac Review

Second Okla. man arrested for allegedly threatening to behead a Christian co-worker: ‘This is just what we do’ - BizPac Review: Reports have surfaced that in very “bizarre coincidence,” a second Oklahoma man was arrested Friday for threatening to behead a co-worker.





An Oklahoma City fired nursing home employee, Jacob Mugambi Muriithi,
30, is being held in the Oklahoma County jail on a terrorism complaint
with bail set at $1 million, according to The Oklahoman.


“We take these threats very seriously,” Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater told The Oklahoman.



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It's Official: Obama Takes Sides in Ferguson | Truth Revolt

It's Official: Obama Takes Sides in Ferguson | Truth Revolt: Any pretense that President Obama would let justice take its course in Ferguson, MO without his use of the bully pulpit of the presidency to influence or sway events on the ground has been completely thrown out the window.

Saturday night, Obama firmly "took sides" in the Michael Brown case during a speech to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. Obama called the shooting an event that exposed the racial divide in America and "scars the hearts of our children."

Fox News reports on Obama's speech and quotes the President using language that could easily be part of an Al Sharpton monologue on MSNBC:

"In too many communities around the country, a gulf of mistrust exists between local residents and law enforcement. Too many young men of color feel targeted by law enforcement -- guilty of walking while black or driving while black, judged by stereotypes that fuel fear and resentment and hopelessness."

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Valerie Jarrett Invades Your Living Room on CBS Drama 'The Good Wife' | Truth Revolt

Valerie Jarrett Invades Your Living Room on CBS Drama 'The Good Wife' | Truth Revolt: In their infinite wisdom, the writers and producers of the CBS drama The Good Wife thought it was a great idea to have White House advisor Valerie Jarrett perform a cameo appearance in Sunday night's episode.

The Weekly Standard gives context to the scene:

The scene features Jarrett on the phone with Julianna Margulies (who is the star of The Good Wife and who plays Alicia Florrick), being coached by Alan Cumming (who is playing a political strategist by the name of Eli Gold).

In earlier episodes of the series, Democratic Party operative Donna Brazile has appeared as well.

The New York Times reviewed the appearance and called the cameos a "fan service for a liberal audience of a certain age" but the praise ended there:

These cameos would make sense if Michelle and Robert King, the show’s creators, were lobbying for some kind of federal production tax credit. And they probably succeed as fan service for a liberal audience of a certain age. But they don’t work as television drama. The political functionaries can’t act — they’re a distraction, and they flatten every scene they’re in. The shock of recognition isn’t worth it.

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Obama: The Country Is Better Off, People Just Don’t Feel It | Washington Free Beacon

Obama: The Country Is Better Off, People Just Don’t Feel It | Washington Free Beacon: President Obama firmly believes the United States is better off now than when he took office, even though the American people cannot “feel” it.

During an interview with 60 Minutes’ Steve Kroft, Obama said, “the country is definitely better off than when I came into office.”

“When I came into office, our economy was in crisis,” Obama said.

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EXCLUSIVE: James O'Keefe Releases Second Video Exposé on Battleground Texas

EXCLUSIVE: James O'Keefe Releases Second Video Exposé on Battleground Texas: HOUSTON, Texas -- Battleground Texas (BGTX) may have failed to take any action regarding the “admission” of an undercover volunteer with BGTX that she had broken multiple election laws, according to a new video investigation by journalist James O'Keefe's organization Project Veritas. The allegations come on the heels of sting earlier this year that busted BGTX, a group attempting to turn Texas blue, for illegally copying voters' personal data for campaign purposes.

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Princeton Professor: Cultural Elite Can No Longer Tolerate Christians | The Daily Caller

Princeton Professor: Cultural Elite Can No Longer Tolerate Christians | The Daily Caller: Last May, one of the most influential conservative and religious intellectual leader in America gave a somber speech in Washington, declaring it to be “Good Friday in America for Christians.” In this exclusive two part video interview, Princeton’s Robert P. George admitted, “that was a hard speech to give.”

“Christians, and those rejecting the me-generation liberal dogma of ‘if it feels good do it,’ are no longer tolerable by the intellectual and cultural elite,” says George, 59, director of the James Madison program at Princeton University. Citing the political witch hunt that forced Brendan Eich’s departure as CEO of Mozilla for a small contribution to a conservative political cause, George said politically correct mobs “threaten us with consequences if we refuse to call what is good evil, and what is evil, good. They command us to confirm our thinking to their orthodoxy, or else say nothing at all.”

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Why Obama Can’t Say His Spies Underestimated ISIS - The Daily Beast

Why Obama Can’t Say His Spies Underestimated ISIS - The Daily Beast: On “60 Minutes,” the president faulted his spies for failing to predict the rise of ISIS. There’s one problem with that statement: The intelligence analysts did warn about the group.

Nearly eight months ago, some of President Obama’s senior intelligence officials were already warning that ISIS was on the move. In the beginning of 2014, ISIS fighters had defeated Iraqi forces in Fallujah, leading much of the U.S. intelligence community to assess they would try to take more of Iraq.

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A Private Tour of the CIA's Incredible Museum | History | Smithsonian

A Private Tour of the CIA's Incredible Museum | History | Smithsonian: A chill wind whipped off the Warnow as a retired railroad worker shuffled through the streets of the port city of Rostock one winter night in 1956. He wore the drab clothes typical of East German residents. But when a second man appeared from the shadows, the elderly German revealed that he was wearing a pair of distinctive gold cuff links embossed with the helmet of the Greek goddess Athena and a small sword.

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This Is Why China Russia & China Are Now "The Enemy" | Zero Hedge

This Is Why China Russia & China Are Now "The Enemy" | Zero Hedge: The suppression of gold prices is essential at all costs to the Anglo-American banking interests. The saber rattling and attempts to lure Russia and China into military conflict are about who controls the financial world.

Russia and China keep accumulating the eternal currency – gold.





The American Empire and their EU disciples continue to accumulate debt and print fiat currencies. Has fiat paper ever won out over gold in the long-run? Change is coming. Revolution is in the air.

You can sense the desperation of the ruling oligarchs. Their fiat world is beginning to crumble. But they will not go without a bloody fight.
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Mad World News[WATCH] Black Woman Goes OFF on 'Talking White' in Anti-Racism Rant

Mad World News[WATCH] Black Woman Goes OFF on 'Talking White' in Anti-Racism Rant: At a time in which racism reigns supreme in America as perpetuated by the race-baiting left, one woman took an epic stand against it and finally pointed out that which is abundantly clear to everyone on the right.

This intelligent African-American woman made it clear that if “talking white” means speaking eloquently, then it’s not something to be frowned upon — especially in the black community.

“Think about what you’re saying,” she said in the video. “Because you know, in the same conversation you say ‘the white man’s bringing us down,’ but you don’t realize that you’re actually elevating this race by saying they’re the only ones that are allowed to speak as though they are educated, and that’s not right.”

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This Site Tracks the Guns Going Into Syria - Defense One

This Site Tracks the Guns Going Into Syria - Defense One: A group of Kurdish People’s Protection, YPG, forces have just pushed a unit of Islamic State, or ISIL, fighters into retreat. As the Kurds move in to secure the hard-won territory, they are followed by two British weapons monitors armed only with cameras and notepads. The monitors fan out across the terrain to investigate the abandoned ISIL positions and find the shell from an M79 or “thumper” shoulder-mounted grenade launcher, the type produced in the United States for decades and still used around the world. They document the find and upload pictures of it to a database. From there, it lands on a website called iTrace and on computers and phones around the world, along with facts about its pedigree and other pertinent information.

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Russia threatens to retaliate against U.S. military

Russia threatens to retaliate against U.S. military: Russia has delivered a behind-the-scenes threat to retaliate if airstrikes carried out by the U.S. or its allies target the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Middle Eastern security officials told WND.

The security officials said Russia complained Sunday in quiet talks with United Nations representatives that the Obama administration’s current aerial campaign against Islamic State fighters in Syria is a violation of international agreements regarding control of Syrian airspace.

The officials said Russia warned it could potentially retaliate if U.S. or Arab airstrikes go beyond targeting Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, and instead bomb any Syrian regime targets.

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Obama Wants to Stop Tomahawk Missiles in Use Against ISIS

Obama Wants to Stop Tomahawk Missiles in Use Against ISIS: President Obama ordered the launch of 47 Tomahawk cruise missiles last Monday night from the USS Philippine Sea and USS Arleigh Burke, all aimed at targets in Syria as part of what he calls a military campaign to “degrade and destroy” the terrorist group ISIS.

However, the future of the Tomahawk program is threatened because of Defense Department budget cuts. The cruise missiles may not be produced at all for the Navy by 2016 – when America still could be fighting ISIS, brutal jihadists also called the Islamic State or ISIL.

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Why Michelle Obama Was Wrong to Trash America at the UN

Why Michelle Obama Was Wrong to Trash America at the UN: In her speech to the United Nations this week, first lady Michelle Obama chose to highlight some of the negative things women face in the United States today.
“Women here are still woefully underrepresented in our government and in the senior ranks of our corporations,” Obama said at the Global Education First Initiative event. “We still struggle with violence against women and harmful cultural norms that tell women how they are expected to look and act.”

The first lady, meanwhile, made no mention of women who are regularly raped and beaten in Afghanistan, forced to kill their female babies in China and not permitted to drive in Saudi Arabia. Those three countries, by the way, are members of the United Nations.

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Sunday, September 28, 2014

Police: Man accused in Oklahoma beheading is awake

Police: Man accused in Oklahoma beheading is awake: Alton Nolen, 30, remains hospitalized in stable condition after Thursday's attack at the Vaughan Foods plant in the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, Police Sgt. Jeremy Lewis said. He said that Nolen will be charged Monday with first-degree murder and assault and battery with a deadly weapon and that he may also face federal charges.

Meanwhile, a spokesman for an Oklahoma City Islamic group said Saturday that Nolen was a frequent worshipper at a mosque the group maintains and that he remembers the suspect as "a little weird."

"He was a nice, quiet, low-key guy," said Saad Mohammed, director of information for the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City. "He acted a little odd," Mohammed said, though he added that Nolen's behavior never raised any "red flags."

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Police Officer Shot, Another Shot At in Ferguson; Where’s Jackson and Sharpton?

Police Officer Shot, Another Shot At in Ferguson; Where’s Jackson and Sharpton?: It seems it is open season on police in Ferguson, Missouri. Still, the liberal mainstream media remains eerily quiet.

After police shot a black man they claim attacked them in Ferguson, Missouri, the city was engulfed by rioting and looting and the race-hustlers appeared from the woodwork to exploit racial divides. Many in the country were outraged that police had shot an unarmed black man; however, amidst continued lawlessness, a police officer was shot Saturday night in Ferguson. Will there be equal outrage?

A police officer was shot in the arm as he patrolled the streets of Ferguson Saturday night. The officer was conducting a “business check” at the Ferguson Community Center when he saw two men. When he ordered the men to stop, the men fled and as the officer began chasing them, one turned and fired several shots at the officer, hitting him in the left arm. The officer is expected to recover from his wounds.

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Farmers to Lesbian Couple: ‘We’re Not Hateful People’

Farmers to Lesbian Couple: ‘We’re Not Hateful People’: The phone call at 8:30 p.m. seemed routine for Cynthia and Robert Gifford—a bride-to-be inquiring about holding a wedding at their home, Liberty Ridge Farm in upstate New York.

Then Cynthia Gifford realized the caller wanted to book their family farm near the village of Schaghticoke for a same-sex wedding. She politely declined.

“We’re not hateful people,” Gifford said in an interview with The Daily Signal, holding back tears. “We just believe that a marriage is between a man and a woman, and we do not want to hold a [same-sex] marriage ceremony here on our family farm because the state tells us we have to do it.”

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Mad Gabby: Former Congresswoman Unleashes Nasty Ads Against Pro-Second Amendment Candidates : PatriotUpdate.com #patriotupdate @patriotupdate

Mad Gabby: Former Congresswoman Unleashes Nasty Ads Against Pro-Second Amendment Candidates : PatriotUpdate.com #patriotupdate @patriotupdate: You could argue that the McSally ad makes the case for why more women should exercise their Second Amendment rights.

Gabby Giffords has unleashed a few anti-gun ads that some are calling downright “mean.” After her attempted assassination by the mentally unbalanced Jared Lee Loughner, the former Arizona congresswoman has become one of the leaders in this renewed effort to promote gun control through her Americans for Responsible Solutions (via Politico):

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'We Can't Afford This Fight': U.S. Spending $10 Million Per Day Fighting Terror While National Debt Grows | Fox News Insider

'We Can't Afford This Fight': U.S. Spending $10 Million Per Day Fighting Terror While National Debt Grows | Fox News Insider: On "Bulls & Bears" today, Brenda Buttner and the panel examined the cost of the war against ISIS, which the Pentagon has stated is up to $10 million per day on airstrikes alone.

Seeing this massive cost, some have begun to call for a war on the United States' $17.7 trillion national debt, so we actually have enough money to win the fight against radical Islam.

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Mad World News[Graphic] Kindergarteners Learn about "Masturbation" in Sex Ed Curriculum

Mad World News[Graphic] Kindergarteners Learn about "Masturbation" in Sex Ed Curriculum: Common core has shown us how sex-oriented literature is being pushed on our preteens. The indoctrination of masochism, bondage, and even the use of sex toys is being secretly infused into your children’s sex education, but the age at which they’re beginning to teach students is the most sickening part.

Now, children as young 5 will be learning about sexual stimulation, and parents are horrified at the curriculum.

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Official: Ferguson, Missouri, police officer shot | fox4kc.com

Official: Ferguson, Missouri, police officer shot | fox4kc.com: A Ferguson, Missouri, police officer was shot Saturday evening, according to St. Louis County Police spokesman Brian Schellman.

The officer is alive.

Demonstrators have taken to the streets of Ferguson since unarmed African-American teen Michael Brown was shot by a white Ferguson police officer in early August.

Tensions reignited in the Missouri town on Thursday night after a late-night appearance by Police Chief Thomas Jackson to address the crowd. A scuffle ensued, and arrests were made.

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Justice Dept. pressures Ferguson to ban cops from wearing ‘I am Darren Wilson’ bracelets - BizPac Review

Justice Dept. pressures Ferguson to ban cops from wearing ‘I am Darren Wilson’ bracelets - BizPac Review: The Justice Department is accusing the Ferguson Police Department of “exacerbating an already tense atmosphere” by allowing officers to wear a bracelet in support of fellow Officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in August.

The shooting set off weeks of demonstrations and riots in the Missouri town, and tensions are building yet again as federal officials ponder possible civil rights charges against the police department.

The Justice Department sent a letter Friday to Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson after residents complained to federal investigators that officers were wearing bracelets that say, “I am Darren Wilson,” in a show of support for their fellow officer, The New York Times reported.

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Saturday, September 27, 2014

Federal Study Confirms Climate Change is Natural, Not Caused by Humans

Federal Study Confirms Climate Change is Natural, Not Caused by Humans: New federal study confirms that climate change is caused by nature, not by man. Released even while President Obama was saying the opposite at the United Nations.
What is the the world’s biggest problem?

President Obama told the United Nations that it’s not terrorism, poverty or disease, but global warming and climate change that he claims will have the most dramatic impact on our future.

On the same day, the National Academy of Science published a new study that shows 80% of climate change on the West Coast is due to natural causes and is not caused by humans.

The official study is by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, working with the University of Washington,

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#HOLYWAR: Muslims Surround OK Police Shouting “Praise Allah!” After Press Conference on Beheading | Doug Giles | #ClashDaily

#HOLYWAR: Muslims Surround OK Police Shouting “Praise Allah!” After Press Conference on Beheading | Doug Giles | #ClashDaily: I don’t know how these murder celebrating, anti-American, Muslims are allowed to live here.

From the Gateway Pundit:

Oklahoma Muslims read from the Koran during the press conference.

2-3 local OK muslims are reading passages from their Qurans outloud on the ground at site of news conference #oklahomabeheading

— Bob Lawson (@LandonLawson78) September 26, 2014

The Muslims were saying “Praise Allah” during the press conference.

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Islamic State terrorist: We'll 'make some attacks in New York soon' - Washington Times

Islamic State terrorist: We'll 'make some attacks in New York soon' - Washington Times: An Islamic State terrorist bluntly told a VICE News journalist that his group is going to strike New York City any day now and that his radicalized “brothers” are mobilizing at this very moment.

On the video, Farah Shirdon — also called Abu Usamah Somali — said: “[We] will make some attacks in New York soon,” VICE News reported. “A lot of brothers there are mobilizing right now. … Mobilizing for a brilliant attack, my friend.”

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Friday, September 26, 2014

If Limbaugh's Theory About Eric Holder's Resigination is True, America is in SERIOUS TROUBLE - The Political Insider

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President Barack Obama’s corrupt Attorney General Eric Holder announced he would resign yesterday. With so much turn-over during Obama’s miserable two terms in office, Holder has remained through the IRS Scandal, the NSA wiretapping scandal, Benghazi, and Fast & Furious…

So why would he resign now? Rush Limbaugh, the conservative hero and biggest talk radio host, has a HUGE theory that – if true – would reshape America’s highest court forever, with wide-ranging impact on America’s politics:

There’s also another possibility regarding Eric Holder, and I just want you to prepare yourself. It may happen. We still have two years to go. There may be a Supreme Court vacancy, and I can see Barack Obama nominating Eric Holder to fill it. And it would be much easier for Eric Holder to make the jump from private sector law firm rainmaker after six years at the DOJ than from DOJ straight to the Supreme Court. I don’t know how much that would matter, but don’t rule any of that out.

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As Americans Were Distracted with Holder’s Resignation, Obama Issues a New Executive Order on Immigration

As Americans Were Distracted with Holder’s Resignation, Obama Issues a New Executive Order on Immigration: As the country focused on the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder, the most lawless attorney general this nation has ever seen, President Obama quietly issued an executive order to allow illegal immigrants to join the United States military.

Though Obama has maintained that he intends to hold-off on broad, unconstitutional executive actions that would grant amnesty to millions of illegals who remain in the country in violation of our laws, the president did revise Department of Defense policy to allow illegal immigrants to join the ranks of the armed forces.

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Emeril Lagasse Says 'Obama Nonsense' Killing Restaurant Business

Emeril Lagasse Says 'Obama Nonsense' Killing Restaurant Business: Emeril Lagasse better watch his back. He just said something negative about Barack Obama. Will Twitter light up calling for a boycott of his restaurants? Will he have to go through sensitivity training for a ‘racist’ remark? After all, Obama is black, and to say anything about someone who is black is by definition racist.

Here’s what the TV chef and restaurateur had to say about the restaurant business in the age of Obama and government regulation:

“And then you add all the Obama nonsense to what it's become in the last several years. I don't have anything against Mr. Obama. I'm just saying the way that, you know ... the government should stay out of things. [...] Pretty soon, they're going to wipe a lot of the middle restaurateurs and restaurant cooks. [...] If it continues, then watch: you're going to have high-end, and you're going to have fast food, and you're going to have chain restaurants.”

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Man takes down sign blasting Cuomo, puts up new one | wivb.com

Man takes down sign blasting Cuomo, puts up new one | wivb.com: A sign along South Park Avenue in Hamburg hung by a man in opposition to the SAFE Act is coming down, but that isn’t stopping him from putting up a new one.

Scott Zawiercha’s attorney argued that his client was simply exercising his constitutional right to free speech by hanging a four-by-ten foot banner that read, “NY is not S.A.F.E. Stop Cuomo. Preserve your rights.”

“It’s a broad ordinance, but political speech is at the core of the First Amendment. It bars an avenue for political speech, so that has to be challenged,” attorney Jim Ostrowski argued.







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Mexican Cartel Beat Texan to Death After Kidnapping and Torturing Him

Mexican Cartel Beat Texan to Death After Kidnapping and Torturing Him: An American citizen was beaten to death by drug cartel members while another barely managed to survive the kidnapping and torture just south of the Texas border.

The two men have been identified as 38-year-old Erick Candanoza, and 25-year-old Carlos Vela Moreno, who are from the border city of Brownsville and were in the business of selling used cars, according to Cameron County Sheriff Omar Lucio.

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Cruz: US Built on Christian Values, Anyone Who Says Different is 'Lying'

Cruz: US Built on Christian Values, Anyone Who Says Different is 'Lying': Speaking at the Values Voters Summit, put on by the Family Research Council, Texas Senator Ted Cruz gave a passionate speech about religious liberty and faith. Invoking personal stories from his own life, the senator highlighted the power of hope in the darkest of times.

"Our values are fundamentally American," Cruz told the audience. "This country remains a country built on...Christian values. And anyone who tells you differently is lying to you."

Cruz spoke about his own father, whose life was drastically changed by the power of faith

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Khorasan 101: What You Need to Know

Khorasan 101: What You Need to Know: Khorasan is al-Qaeda, and al-Qaeda is Khorasan. To date, nothing has been established to suggest a distinguishing difference in ideology between the two separately named entities.

Instead, experts suggest that Khorasan should be viewed as an elite unit, largely consisting of members from al-Qaeda's "core" group, who are predominantly focused on plotting attacks against the West.

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NC Sen Kay Hagan Benefited From Stimulus Money

NC Sen Kay Hagan Benefited From Stimulus Money: Per a new report by Politico, "JDC Manufacturing, a company co-owned by the Democratic senator’s husband, Chip, received nearly $390,000 in federal grants for energy projects and tax credits created by the 2009 stimulus law, according to public records and information provided by the company".

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Ferguson Police Chief Apologizes to Brown Family, Protesters

Ferguson Police Chief Apologizes to Brown Family, Protesters: On September 25, Ferguson police chief Tom Jackson apologized to Michael Brown's family and to "peaceful protesters" who believe the "police response" to the protests violated their First Amendment rights.

According to the Daily Mail, Jackson released a video in which he said, "I want to say this to the Brown family: No one who has not experienced the loss of a child can understand what you're feeling. I am truly sorry for the loss of your son."

Jackson said he was sorry that it took so long to remove Brown's body from the street but also stressed that the body was there for "very important work on the part of the investigators." He said "investigating officers meant no disrespect to the Brown family" or "the African-American community."

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John Cusack: ‘Hollywood is a whorehouse and people go mad’ | Film | The Guardian

John Cusack: ‘Hollywood is a whorehouse and people go mad’ | Film | The Guardian: A couple of summers ago, John Cusack was at a baseball game, watching the Chicago White Sox play.

“In the next box over there was a gorgeous girl – young, but she was looking right at me,” he says. I went to go to the bathroom and I saw her get up. I thought: ‘Ohhhh … she’s going to come and meet me and I’m gonna … you know …’ I was going to be really flattered. And she was, like: ‘I have to take a picture of you! You’re my mom’s favourite actor.”

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Chicago flights stopped after fire at FAA facility - CNN.com

Chicago flights stopped after fire at FAA facility - CNN.com: A contract employee at a Chicago-area air traffic control center apparently set a fire and tried to kill himself, officials said Friday, shutting the facility and stopping all flights at the world's second-busiest airport.

The bizarre situation resulted in a "ground stop," triggering the cancellation of more than 1,300 flights at O'Hare International Airport and nearby Midway Airport, according to an airline tracking website. An FAA statement said that "flights have begun arriving and departing to and from the Chicago area at a reduced rate." But a separate statement on its website said flights to and from the region wouldn't resume until at least 1 p.m. CT (2 p.m. ET).

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911 calls released: FBI investigating claims Oklahoma beheading suspect tried to convert others to Islam | KFOR.com

911 calls released: FBI investigating claims Oklahoma beheading suspect tried to convert others to Islam | KFOR.com: Officials with the Moore Police Department say the FBI is now involved in the investigation related to a brutal attack of workers at a food distribution plant.

Sgt. Jeremy Lewis says the alleged suspect, 30-year-old Alton Nolen had just been fired when he drove to the front of the business, hit a vehicle and walked inside.

He walked into the front office area where he met 54-year-old Colleen Hufford and began attacking her with a knife.

Sgt. Lewis confirms the type of knife used in the attack is the same kind used at the plant.

Lewis confirms that Hufford was stabbed several times and that Nolen “severed her head.”

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Police: Woman beheaded at Oklahoma workplace - Yahoo News

Police: Woman beheaded at Oklahoma workplace - Yahoo News: A man who had been fired from a food processing plant in an Oklahoma City suburb beheaded a woman with a knife and was attacking another worker when he was shot and wounded by a company official, police said Friday.

The 30-year-old man, who has not been charged, stabbed Colleen Hufford, 54, severing her head in Thursday's attack at Vaughan Foods, Moore Police Sgt. Jeremy Lewis said.

"Yes, she was beheaded," Lewis told The Associated Press before a Friday news conference.

Lewis said the man then stabbed Traci Johnson, 43, a number of times before being shot by Mark Vaughan, a reserve sheriff's deputy and the company's chief operating officer.

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Inside the New York Fed: Secret Recordings and a Culture Clash - ProPublica

Inside the New York Fed: Secret Recordings and a Culture Clash - ProPublica: Barely a year removed from the devastation of the 2008 financial crisis, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York faced a crossroads. Congress had set its sights on reform. The biggest banks in the nation had shown that their failure could threaten the entire financial system. Lawmakers wanted new safeguards.

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Multiple Controversies Plagued Eric Holder Prior to Resignation

Multiple Controversies Plagued Eric Holder Prior to Resignation: The unexpected resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder follows a series of court rulings against his Department of Justice over its failure to produce documents related to the government’s “Fast and Furious” firearms operation.

Holder also has come under increasing congressional criticism for a tepid investigation of evidence that IRS officials deliberately targeted tea party and other conservative groups for greater scrutiny when they applied for tax-exempt status.

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When You See This New Rule From the Obama U.S. Forest Service, You’ll Realize the First Amendment is All But Dead

When You See This New Rule From the Obama U.S. Forest Service, You’ll Realize the First Amendment is All But Dead: Further evidence that the Obama Regime is busy crafting ways to take away your constitutional rights comes in the form of another United States bureaucracy that has been politically weaponized.

The U.S. Forest Service is requiring reporters to pay permits costing up to $1,500 to take pictures or video in federally designated wilderness areas, with costly fines of course, for disobeying the new tyrannical shredding of the First Amendments.

Virtually every federal government bureaucracy has been politically weaponized, including the IRS and EPA, but now the U.S. Forest Service?

Fees, penalties, permits to take pictures of trees or a lake?

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» Mexican woman files suit challenging immigration law » News -- GOPUSA

» Mexican woman files suit challenging immigration law » News -- GOPUSA: A Mexican woman who claims her five-day detention at a federal immigration office was an illegal arrest filed the first lawsuit challenging enforcement of Arizona's landmark immigration enforcement law.

Opponents of the 2008 law have already filed lawsuits that questioned the constitutionality of the law's provisions, but Thursday's filing by Maria del Rosario Cortes Camacho marks a new type of challenge that alleges constitutional violations in how a police agency enforced the law.

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Judge: DOJ Must Produce List of Fast & Furious Docs by Oct. 22 | CNS News

Judge: DOJ Must Produce List of Fast & Furious Docs by Oct. 22 | CNS News: Two days before Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation, a federal court ordered the Justice Department to produce, by October 22, a detailed list of Fast and Furious documents sought by a conservative watchdog group.

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Witness Claims Police Stopped Men From Rescuing Woman Trapped In Flooded Car

Witness Claims Police Stopped Men From Rescuing Woman Trapped In Flooded Car: A witness claims that police stopped and threatened a group of men from trying to save a woman who was trapped in her vehicle. The woman went on to drown.

Constance Manzanares, 64, was driving on Vulcan Street in El Paso, Texas, last week when flooding caused her car to become trapped in a canal. Her 2005 Toyota Carolla was submerged in water and Manzanares ultimately died at the scene.

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For Gun Shop Owners, It’s No Longer Hip to Be ‘Square’

For Gun Shop Owners, It’s No Longer Hip to Be ‘Square’: It’s white. It’s square. And at 1-by-1 inch in diameter, it is the perfect accoutrement to any entrepreneur’s smartphone.

With its quick swipe capability and ultimate portability, the high-tech Square Reader credit-card processor has become an invaluable tool in today’s economy.

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Her Turn: Michelle Obama Apologizes For America In U.N. Speech » Daily Surge

Her Turn: Michelle Obama Apologizes For America In U.N. Speech » Daily Surge: If you missed it, there was a lot of America bashing going on today in front of the United Nations General Assembly.

Continuing the apology tour he started six years ago, President Obama told the crowd of world leaders he understands that “America’s critics will be quick to point out that at times, we too have failed to live up to our ideals; that America has plenty of problems within our own borders. This is true.”

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Wasserman Schultz Repeats Republican Insults | Washington Free Beacon

Wasserman Schultz Repeats Republican Insults | Washington Free Beacon: Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz is failing to deliver original rhetoric against her Republican foes. On two occasions she charged that Republican governors insulted women with the “back of [their] hands.”

Wasserman Schultz, the congresswoman for Florida’s 23rd district, was forced to apologize earlier this month after she accused Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker of using the back of his hand against women. Politico reported:

“Scott Walker has given women the back of his hand. I know that is stark. I know that is direct. But that is reality,” Wasserman Schultz said during a roundtable meeting in Wisconsin.

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Judicial Watch: Holder Went Down as We Forced DOJ's Hand on Fast and Furious in Court

Judicial Watch: Holder Went Down as We Forced DOJ's Hand on Fast and Furious in Court: Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton said in a statement on Thursday that Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning as his group is close to nailing the Department of Justice on Operation Fast and Furious.

Judicial Watch just won a key battle in federal court against the administration on the Fast and Furious documents President Barack Obama asserted executive privilege over to hide them from the American people and Congress. Fitton said:

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DHS secret revealed: Tens of thousands of illegals released during the border crisis didn’t show up for their immigration hearings « Hot Air

DHS secret revealed: Tens of thousands of illegals released during the border crisis didn’t show up for their immigration hearings « Hot Air: Of course they didn’t. Who thought they would? This is precisely what amnesty shills have in mind when they demand “due process” for illegals. You’re detained, you’re given a date to meet with immigration agents or appear before an immigration judge to decide whether you’ll be deported, and then you’re sent on your merry way into the United States — never to be seen by the state again. The point of “due process” is to give illegals an easy way to avoid the process. DHS understands this.

So rest easy. Our immigration system is working exactly the way it’s supposed to.

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Judge Denies DOJ Request to Delay Release of Fast and Furious Document List - Katie Pavlich

Judge Denies DOJ Request to Delay Release of Fast and Furious Document List - Katie Pavlich: U.S. District Court Judge John D. Bates has denied a request from the Department of Justice to delay the release of a list of Operation Fast and Furious documents being protected under President Obama's assertion of executive privilege.

The list, better known as a Vaughn index, was requested through a June 2012 FOIA filing by government watchdog Judicial Watch. When DOJ didn't respond to the FOIA request in the time required by law, Judicial Watch sued in September 2012, seeking all documents DOJ and the White House are withholding from Congress under executive privilege claims. President Obama made the assertion on June 20, 2012 just moments before Attorney General Eric Holder was held in contempt.

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Contempt of Congress case against Holder will proceed - Washington Times

Contempt of Congress case against Holder will proceed - Washington Times: The contempt of Congress case against Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. — the first sitting Cabinet member ever to face such a congressional rebuke — will continue even after his resignation takes effect, but it’s unlikely he will ever face personal punishment, legal analysts said Thursday.

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Al Sharpton Says He's Helping Pick The Next Attorney General - Business Insider

Al Sharpton Says He's Helping Pick The Next Attorney General - Business Insider: The Rev. Al Sharpton said his civil rights organization, the National Action Network, is "engaged in immediate conversations" with the White House as they work to name a successor to Attorney General Eric Holder, who is set to announce his resignation Thursday afternoon.

"We are engaged in immediate conversations with the White House on deliberations over a successor whom we hope will continue in the general direction of Attorney General Holder," Sharpton said in a statement.

Sharpton praised Holder, the first African-American attorney general, as the "best" one in history when it comes to civil rights.

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