September 17 2013 Grumpy Daily Headlines

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12 Victims Killed, 8 Wounded in Shooting at D.C. Navy Yard, Suspected Gunman Killed

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NBCWashington – A gunman killed 12 people and injured eight inside a heavily secured building at the Washington, D.C., Navy Yard Monday, in one of the worst mass shootings ever at a U.S. military facility, and one…

Suspected U.S. shooter had ‘secret’ clearance, employer says

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Reuters Top News – WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Aaron Alexis, the 34-year-old suspect in Monday’s shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard, had “secret” clearance and was assigned to start working there as a civilian c…

DHS internal report: Navy Yard shooting has ‘no known connection to terrorism’

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DRUDGE REPORT – Monday’s shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. currently has “no known connection to terrorism,” according to an early internal Department of Homeland Security document obtained by The Dail…

Filipino troops retake most rebel-held villages

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The Associated Press – ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops have recaptured 70 percent of the coastal areas of a southern city that were occupied by Muslim rebels and rescued 116 of more than 100 civilians hel…

Russian Official Gloats Over Navy Yard Shooting

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Becca Lower – Pushkov was tweeting based off unconfirmed reports of the shooting, whose exact number of victims is still unknown. The AP cited a Pentagon official as saying that several people were killed and as…

Did Obama Just Waive the Ban on Arming Terrorist Groups? | Video

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TheBlaze – President Barack Obama on Monday announced he would waive the federal law intended to prevent the supply of arms to terrorists groups so the U.S. can provide arms and other military assistance to t…

PJ Media » New Benghazi Report Finds ‘Troubling’ Gaps in State Dept. Review

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Dino LaMeekster – WASHINGTON – A critical report issued by the House Oversight & Government Reform Committee has dismissed the findings of a blue-ribbon panel investigating the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack, assert…

‘Smells of Political Racism’: Russian Official Uses Navy Shooting to Decry American Exceptionalism

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TheBlaze – Actor Henry Winkler wasn’t the only one to make a snide comment in the wake of this morning’s Washington Navy Yard Shooting. Following intense negotiations with the U.S. over the ongoing Syrian con…

Russian official mocks Navy Yard shooting – Washington Times

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DRUDGE REPORT – A Russian official blasted “American exceptionalism” in a tweet Monday morning, saying the deadly shooting at Washington’s Navy Yard confirms the worst about the U.S. “A new shootout at Navy headqu…

Obama waives ban on arming terrorists to allow aid to Syrian opposition

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Marble – President Obama waived a provision of federal law designed to prevent the supply of arms to terrorist groups to clear the way for the U.S. to provide military assistance to “vetted” opposition grou…

How House can defund Obamacare

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Human Events – In just two weeks, millions of Americans will become eligible to sign up for the Obamacare exchanges. It will mark the first time millions of voters will have the opportunity to opt into Obamacare,…

Shooting Military Building

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The Associated Press – A small group holds a candle light vigil on Freedom Plaza to remember the victims of the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Obama administration weighs visa for alleged war criminal – The Hill’s Global Affairs

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DRUDGE REPORT – The Obama administration is stuck with the unenviable task of deciding whether to give a visa to an African dictator who’s been accused of war crimes. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf confir…

Wanted it bad, got it bad

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Canada Free Press – Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, announced a deal last weekend that is supposed to make the Syrian problem go away.  Er, that is, make Bashir Assad’s chemic…

Piers Morgan Throws Tantrum: Navy Yard ‘Is Not A Gun Free Zone’

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John Palmer – He did this after Lott and Ferguson had successfully shown the Navy Yard was a soft target because military personnel are not allowed to carry firearms on U.S. bases and installations for self-defe…

Time Magazine Scrubbed Gloating Putin U.S Cover « Pat Dollard

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Patrick Dollard – Excerpted from DAILY CALLER: Time magazine’s cover for its Sept. 16 issue features a picture of contented-looking Russian president Vladimir Putin, complete with a black background and a damning ca…

Obama Says He Will Negotiate With Iran, Syria, Russia… But Not With The GOP On Debt Ceiling…

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Scott – (Reuters) – President Barack Obama warned Republicans in Congress on Monday that he will not negotiate over an extension of the U.S. debt ceiling as part of a budget battle that will soon dominate …

America invites parade of Middle East horribles

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Jennifer Rubin – To watch the relief with which the president and both parties in Congress greeted a chemical weapons disarmament agreement brokered by Russia — which will invariably not be complied with, cannot be…

Jay Carney: ‘Entirely Appropriate’ for Obama to Attack GOP in Wake of Mass Shooting

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Sean Davis – On Monday during a lengthy speech remembering the financial crisis of 2008 five years later and his administration’s responses to that crisis, President Barack Obama tore into Congressional Republi…

USA TODAY/Pew poll: Health care law faces difficult future

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ComfyPaws™ – Confusion about the Affordable Care Act, often referred to as Obamacare, hasn’t significantly abated, especially among the law’s main targets. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images) WASHINGTON — …

House committee to renew focus on Benghazi – The Washington Post

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eavesdropann – Most pointedly, it asks why the ARB, which was convened by then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton but acted independently of the State Department, held only four mid-level officials account…

Poll: Obamacare remains highly unpopular as implementation looms – First Read

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PolitixGal – A large number of Americans continue to adamantly oppose the nation’s new health-care law and believe it will produce damaging results, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.  Forty-…

Investors can duck big risk if Syria conflict is resolved peacefully

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Human Events – The alleged use of chemical weapons by Syria’s government against its own people has caused U.S. President Barack Obama to threaten limited military action designed to prevent a recurrence. However…

WH: ‘We Urge Citizens to Listen to the Authorities and Follow Directions from the First Responders on Site’

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weeklystandard – An unnamed White House official released this statement on the shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C.: “The President has been briefed several times about the unfolding situation at the Wash…

Time magazine hides Putin’s success from US voters

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eavesdropann – Time magazine’s cover for its Sept. 16 issue features a picture of contented-looking Russian president Vladimir Putin, complete with a black background and a damning caption that declares “America’…

The Case of the Math-Challenged Treasury Secretary – YouTube

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Darrell Issa – Oversight Police Officers Joe Thursday and Terry Transparency hunt down the truth from Obama Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner. Is the so-called stimulus working? Is the Obama Administration making t…

Video: Reagan’s 50 Year Old TV Commercial On Socialized Medicine

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Scott – “One of the traditional methods of imposing Socialism on a people has been by way of medicine”.

Rubio slips in national poll

Shared by – CNN has a new poll showing Hillary Clinton as the clear 2016 favorite among Democrats but what’s more interesting is the Republican side and Sen. Marco Rubio’s standing. “Seventeen percent of Repub…

EDITORIAL: Nation still needs truth, accountability on Benghazi | Opinion

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Darrell Issa – A year has passed. Accountability is still absent. Justice remains unserved. The Obama administration owes the nation a full accounting of the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission i..

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