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White House Islamic State Strategy Amounts to Wishful Thinking


William Pfaff,  truthdig

Last Sunday, President Barack Obama’s National Security Advisor Susan Rice was questioned on NBC about the American administration’s war strategy concerning the Islamic State in Syria, the aggressive and messianic self-proclaimed New Islamic Caliphate. Continue reading

White House To Ignore Court Ruling, Keep Handing Out Obamacare Subsidies


Sarah Hurtubise,  The Daily Caller

The Obama administration will continue handing out Obamacare subsidies to federal exchange customers despite a federal court’s ruling Tuesday that the subsidies are illegal. Continue reading

The ‘Deadly Combination’ in the Middle East Causing ‘Extreme, Extreme Concern’ in the White House[VIDEO]


Dave Urbanski,  The Blaze

Recent intelligence indicating that bomb-makers from Yemen have joined forces with terrorists in Syria to create a new strain of undetectable explosives is “more frightening than anything” Attorney General Eric Holder has seen on the job, he told ABC News. Continue reading

Despite doomsday predictions, report finds only 1 layoff from sequester cuts


Stephanie McNeal,  Fox News

Despite doomsday warnings from the White House and lawmakers on both sides that hundreds of thousands would lose their jobs as a result of the sequester, it turns out the budget cuts have only led to one job being lost among 23 federal agencies. Continue reading

Joe Biden: In Scranton, man’s job to kick ‘living crap out’ of those assaulting women


Brian Hughes,  Washington Examiner

Vice President Joe Biden, promoting new White House efforts Tuesday to combat sexual assault on college campuses, had a few choice words for those who attacked women. Continue reading

Obama White House Plays the Victim, But the Press Isn’t Playing Along Anymore


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It’s an odd condition to witness the members of the most powerful institution on earth braying endlessly about their status as victims. Nevertheless, as the Democratic Party’s electoral prospects grow bleaker, a variety of administration officials and appointees are doing just that.

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White House withholds thousands of documents from Senate CIA probe, despite vows of help


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Jonathan S. Landay, Ali Watkins and Marisa Taylor,  McClatchy DC

The White House has been withholding for five years more than 9,000 top-secret documents sought by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence for its investigation into the now-defunct CIA detention and interrogation program, even though President Barack Obama hasn’t exercised a claim of executive privilege.

In contrast to public assertions that it supports the committee’s work, the White House has ignored or rejected offers in multiple meetings and in letters to find ways for the committee to review the records, a McClatchy investigation has found.

The significance of the materials couldn’t be learned. But the administration’s refusal to turn them over or to agree to any compromise raises questions about what they would reveal about the CIA’s use of waterboarding and other harsh interrogation techniques on suspected terrorists in secret overseas prisons.

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Ann Coulter,  The Daily Caller

It’s pointless to pay attention to foreign policy when a Democrat is president, unless you enjoy having your stomach in a knot. As long as a Democrat sits in the White House, America will be repeatedly humiliated, the world will become a much more dangerous place — and there’s absolutely nothing anybody can do about it. (Though this information might come in handy when voting for president, America!)

The following stroll down memory lane is but the briefest of summaries. For a full accounting of Democratic national security disasters, please read my book, Treason: Liberal Treachery From the Cold War to the War on Terrorism.

– JFK:

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Zeke Emanuel on Latest Obamacare Delay: Obama Thinks ‘It’s Worth It’ for the Political Game


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On Wednesday, the White House announced that it was again delaying a provision of the Affordable Care Act, announcing that they would allow people on plans that do not cover all the requirements mandated by the ACA could stay on those plans up until October, 2016. Appearing on MSNBC minutes after the delay was announced, architect of the law Ezekiel Emanuel told Now host  Alex Wagner that the delay was “strategic” and the White House thinks it is “worth it” from a political perspective.

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Probe: Did the CIA spy on the U.S. Senate?


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Jonathan S. Landay, Ali Watkins and Marisa Taylor,  McClatchy DC

The CIA Inspector General’s Office has asked the Justice Department to investigate allegations of malfeasance at the spy agency in connection with a yet-to-be released Senate Intelligence Committee report into the CIA’s secret detention and interrogation program, McClatchy has learned. The criminal referral may be related to what several knowledgeable people said was CIA monitoring of computers used by Senate aides to prepare the study. The monitoring may have violated an agreement between the committee and the agency.

The development marks an unprecedented breakdown in relations between the CIA and its congressional overseers amid an extraordinary closed-door battle over the 6,300-page report on the agency’s use of waterboarding and harsh interrogation techniques on suspected terrorists held in secret overseas prisons. The report is said to be a searing indictment of the program. The CIA has disputed some of the reports findings.

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