Category Archives: Government

Amid assurances on Ebola, Obama said to seethe

(New York Times) Beneath the calming reassurance that President Obama has repeatedly offered during the Ebola crisis, there is a deepening frustration, even anger, with how the government has handled key elements of the response.

Those frustrations spilled over when Mr. Obama convened his top aides in the Cabinet room after canceling his schedule

Black conservative, Cliven Bundy call Eric Holder out

(Raw Story) Anti-government rancher Cliven Bundy resurfaced this week in a campaign ad for an independent Black Nevada congressional candidate, with both men challenging Attorney General Eric Holder to a debate about racial issues in America.

“This is one white man who’s not scared to talk about race,” Bundy says in the ad for In

CBS reporter: When did Rand Paul become a doctor?

(Twitchy) Twitchy has reported on Senator Rand Paul (who is a medical doctor) being pretty critical of how the federal government is reacting to the Ebola situation. Obama: Ebola danger ‘extraordinarily low’; Rand Paul: ‘We’ve gone from ignorant to obscene’

One CBS journalist was so eager to be part of the pile on she

‘Bulletproof Vest for Boys’ billboard aimed at cops

(BET) A Florida activist group recently launched a satirical pair of ads advocating voting and denouncing the violence that led to the high-profile killings of young Black men, like Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin.

As part of the Dream Defenders’ “Vote or Vest” campaign, a billboard displaying a mock-sale event for bulletproof v

Thousands of Haitians to enter U.S. without visas

(Washington Times) The ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee took the Obama administration to task Friday for its “irresponsible” plan to allow as many as 100,000 Haitians to immigrate to the U.S. without a visa.

Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa said the administration’s Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program &mdas

CDC chief’s resume includes ‘Big Gulp’ ban

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NEW YORK – The public face of the foundering Obama administration response to the Ebola crisis has a history of left-leaning activism and fashions himself as a “community organizer,” much as the president who appointed him in 2009.
Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, pr

Senator: Obama must fire CDC director

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Sen. David Vitter, R-La., is ripping President Obama’s “political” choice to be the administration’s Ebola response coordinator and says Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Thomas Frieden needs to be fired, and the U.S. Congress should be reconvened to pass travel restrictions on people linked to the

FBI director warns against cell phones ‘going dark’

(Washington Post) FBI Director James Comey is urging Congress to take up the topic of encryption — setting up a potentially historic debate on Capitol Hill over whether U.S. tech firms can be required to bake into their technology ways for law enforcement to legally access users’ e-mails, texts and other digital communications.

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National strike urged to force Obama to stop flights

(Infowars) Infowars.com is calling for a general strike across the United States in response to the federal government’s botched response to the Ebola outbreak and the Obama administration’s refusal to block flights coming in from West Africa.

Countries bordering those in West Africa impacted by the Ebola outbreak have been successful

Obama fast-tracks Ebola-zone visas to U.S.

Amid the spread of Ebola in the U.S. from a 42-year-old Liberian who died after arriving in Dallas from his disease-stricken nation on a commercial airliner through a routine visa process, outrage is growing that President Obama has not shut down travel from West Africa.
Rep. Edward Royce, R-Calif., the chairman of the House Committee on [...]

Trump scorches ‘psycho’ Obama on Ebola

(HUFFINGTON POST) Donald Trump is at it again, taking to Twitter to question President Barack Obama’s mental health over his handling of the Ebola crisis.
Early Thursday, Trump speculated that there’s “something seriously wrong with President Obama’s mental health” and called him a “psycho” for refusing to

Fury unleashed over city’s assault on pastors

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A move by Houston officials to bolster their defense of a “non-discrimination” ordinance by issuing subpoenas demanding pastors turn over sermons dealing with homosexuality has stirred such an outrage across America that 1,000 people per hour were signing a petition in opposition.
The Web petition set up by the Family Research Council h

Obama picks Democrat operative as ‘Ebola czar’

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NEW YORK – Amid criticism that the White House and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have not acted swiftly or efficiently enough to combat the Ebola outbreak in the United States, President Obama has appointed well known Democratic Party operative Ron Klain as his “Ebola czar.”
Klain’s controversial role leadin

Media war erupts over Ebola ‘alarmism’

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Dr. Savage is hitting back after CNN falsely accused him of spreading “conspiracy theories” about Ebola.
His voice dripping with sarcasm, CNN host Jake Tapper misrepresented Savage’s commonsense concerns about Obama’s plans to send U.S. troops into Ebola-ravaged African countries.
Reacting to Tapper’s se

John Hagee blames Ebola on Obama’s Israel policy

(San Antonio Express-News) Ebola may be part of God’s judgment for President Barack Obama’s alleged attempts to “divide Jerusalem,” said John Hagee, a San Antonio-based pastor and founder of Christians United For Israel.

Citing the Book of Joel, the televangelist took to Tuesday’s broadcast of the “Hagee Hotline

Rand Paul says Ebola can travel from 3 feet

(Louisville Courier-Journal) U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky told a group of college students Wednesday the deadly virus Ebola can spread from a person who has the disease to someone standing three feet away and said the White House should be honest about that.

His comments directly conflict with statements from world health authorities who have [

Navy boots Biden’s son after drug test

(Wall Street Journal) Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter was discharged from the Navy Reserve this year after testing positive for cocaine, according to people familiar with the matter.
Hunter Biden, a lawyer by training who is now a managing partner at an investment company, had been commissioned as an ensign in the Navy Reserve, a [...]

Pentagon ignores law, funnels billions overseas

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., is hopping mad and for good reason. The former co-chair of the Congressional Buy American Caucus is accusing the Pentagon of ignoring Buy American laws, procuring goods overseas when they are available domestically and sacrificing good-paying American jobs by opting for supposedly cheaper imports.
Murphy says that the Pe

‘Christian-Right’ lumped with ISIS, Boko Haram

A human rights foundation that lists “homophobia and transphobia” as its first concern has released a “Manifesto for Secularism” that labels the “Christian-Right” as an example of a community based on “ethnicity, religion and culture” – alongside the violent Islamic jihadist groups ISIS and Boko

Dalai Lama accused of religious persecution

Members of a Buddhist sect known as Shugden Buddhism are accusing the Dalai Lama of religious persecution and have announced plans to stage protest rallies when the Buddhist religious leader visits several U.S. cities soon.
International Shugden Community volunteer spokesman William Fettig told WND in an interview that there should be several hundr

ISIS juggernaut threatens ‘extinction’ for Iraq minorities

WASHINGTON – Because of the killing juggernaut that ISIS has become in Iraq, a startling new report says Iraqi minorities face extinction, according to a report in Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin.
The report from Minority Rights Group International says Iraq’s minorities are facing an “unfolding catastrophe” as a consequenc

Savage: ‘They don’t know Ebola from Shinola’

President Obama’s executive order Thursday to send National Guard and reserve units to Liberia to help contain the Ebola outbreak is yet another indicator that he and officials such as Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Thomas Frieden are in over their heads, charged talk-radio host Michael Savage.
“Listening to Obama, listening t

Obama: I ‘hugged and kissed’ Ebola nurses

(Russia Today) President Barack Obama insisted Wednesday that the US response to the Ebola outbreak is effective and that the chances of the deadly virus taking hold in the United States are “extremely low.”

Concerns about health protocols have grown since two nurses that looked after Thomas Eric Duncan, who died of the disease, contra