March 5, 2014 Grumpy Daily Headlines

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Elijah Cummings tries to silence an investigation into the IRS Violation of the Civil Rights of potentially Millions of Americans with Theatrics and Rants


Conn. Legislators Sign Letter Asking State Agency ‘Not to Assume Custody and Care’ of Justina Pelletier

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TheBlaze – Some Connecticut legislators are taking a preemptive step in the case of Justina Pelletier, a teen who is at the center of a custody battle in Massachusetts, asking a state agency “not to assume cu…

EVIDENCE — Issa to Lerner: Why would you say Tea Party cases were very dangerous? » The Right Scoop –

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Dean Meek – Below are a few slides Issa used today in the hearing to question Lois Lerner. The first one goes back to a video where Issa was at Duke University claiming that everyone was upset over the Citizen…

Harry Reid is the Worst Living Human Being on The Planet

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TheBlaze – Sen. Harry Reid is the worst living human being on this planet today. I think it’s time that someone finally acknowledges it. Now, I realize that’s quite a statement to make, given the fact that Ro…

Lerner attorney: the case is over now

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The Daily Caller – Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner’s attorney Bill Taylor held a press briefing Wednesday after his client pleaded the Fifth Amendment at a House Oversight hearing, prompting Oversight chairman Rep. Darre…

Facebook, Instagram crack down on illegal gun sales

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The Daily Caller – In the wake of pressure from gun control groups, Facebook and Instagram announced Wednesday that they are tightening their enforcement of gun sales in their networks. Facebook introduced new educat…

Discrimination and My Brother’s Keeper

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National Review – President Obama announced last week a new race-based initiative, My Brother’s Keeper. According to the White House, the program will coordinate government agencies and private foundations to help y…

House to Vote on Making Fine for Disobeying Obamacare Individual Mandate $0

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Drew McKissick – Despite Obama’s stubborn insistence that Obamacare provides “universal coverage,” the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) says that—even a decade from now, even after more than $2 trillion has gone o…

Half of Americans think gay marriage is in the Constitution

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The Daily Caller – Caveat up front: I don’t care if two gay people want to tell themselves they’re married to each other. I don’t understand why they need society’s approval — not just tolerance, but absolute approva…

That time Ronald Reagan met Vladimir Putin

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SpreadButter – In May of 1988, President Reagan traveled to Moscow for a  summit with Mikhail Gorbachev. They rolled out the proverbial red carpet for the U.S. president and repainted buildings and repaved street…

Sensenbrenner on Camera Denies Text of Own Voter Law

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National Review – Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R., Wisc.) told constituents at Wisconsin town halls that voting-rights legislation he is sponsoring does not exclude white voters from the protection of the Voting Rights A…

Federal Government Refuses to Enforce Immigration Law

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kris – The Arizona Daily Star reports that less than half the people picked up by an Arizona Department of Public Safety officer and suspected to be in the country illegally are taken into custody by fede…

Obamacare Is Just Another Word For Laws We Ignore Together

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Ben Domenech – Another Obamacare fiasco? Guess what? We’ll rationalize that disaster into something awesome, tout de suite. You can’t keep your insurance if you like it? Consider yourself lucky. Obamacare disince…

GOP lawmaker: hold Lerner in contempt of Congress

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The Daily Caller – Rep. Mark Meadows, a Republican member of the House Oversight Committee, described a “growing crescendo” to hold disgraced IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress after she again refused t…

Dem: Lerner hearing ‘hearkens back to the McCarthy era’

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The Daily Caller – Virginia Democratic congressman Gerry Connolly pulled no punches when asked what he thought about Wednesday’s Oversight Committee hearing with Lois Lerner, claiming Chairman Darrell Issa’s treatmen…

Ryan: ‘Mitt Was Right’ about Russia

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National Review – Ultimately though, Ryan said, the administration’s inability to recognize the threat of Russian president Vladimir Putin led to the country’s current aggression in Ukraine, and he has seen few indi…

Islamic Jihad and the doctrine of abrogation

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Human Events – While other scriptures contain contradictions, the Koran is the only holy book whose commentators have evolved a doctrine to account for the very visible shifts which occur from one injunction to a…

Dem says GOP would back abortion of blacks

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The Daily Caller – An Alabama Democrat with a history of making incendiary racial remarks claimed that Republicans wouldn’t oppose abortion “if their daughter got pregnant by a black man.” Alvin Holmes, a black Democ…

Lerner Invokes Fifth Amendment Once Again

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National Review – Former IRS official Lois Lerner once again pleaded the Fifth, invoking her right against self-incrimination in a House Oversight Committee hearing on the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of rig…

WATCH: Lerner Takes Fifth In Response to Questions About IRS Scandal

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Heritage Foundation – Former IRS official Lois Lerner once again refused to testify today before the House Oversight  and Government Reform Committee. Lerner is among the employees potentially involved in the IRS’ targe…

Senator Mark Pryor: Tom Cotton Has a ‘Sense of Entitlement’ Because He Served in the Military

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The Weekly Standard – In an interview with NBC News, Democratic senator Mark Pryor of Arkansas accuses his Republican opponent, 36-year-old congressman Tom Cotton, of feeling entitled to a seat in the Senate because he …

Health Care Policy and Marketplace Review: Extending the Obamacare Cancelled Policy Moratorium––One More Contortion in the Pretzel

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Kristina Ribali – Extending the Obamacare Cancelled Policy Moratorium––One More Contortion in the Pretzel The administration has confirmed that the individual policies that were supposed to be cancelled because of O…

Has America Become a Class Society?

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American Spectator – Americans have always assumed that there was a “one-for-all-and-all-for-one” aspect to our country, but watching Karen Moreau’s “The Empire State Divide,” it’s hard to argue that we haven’t become …

Doug Ross @ Journal: BOOM: California State Senator Sues State Exchange for Cancellation of 1 Million Policies

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Scott – A California senator has sued his state’s Obamacare exchange for causing the cancellation of more than a million policies and spending tax dollars in an “irrational, unreasonable and abusive” way, …

Abusive coastal agency demands even more power

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Human Events – SACRAMENTO — The title of the Coastal Society’s 1998 conference, which featured a speech by the father of the California Coastal Commission, Peter Douglas, is relevant to a debate that may soon com…

Ban the Dollar! – Hit & Run :

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Pat McMahon – Left libertarianish Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) has resorted to satire in defense of Bitcoin. In response to Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) sending a letter to Federal Reserve head Janet Yellen and othe…

White House announces new O-Care delay

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GretchenInOK – The White House on Wednesday announced a new ObamaCare delay that will allow some consumers to keep health plans that do not meet the law’s standards until past the end of the Obama presidency.  Th…

Grayson: My wife assaulted me

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The Daily Caller – Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson’s lawyers claimed that Grayson was the victim of domestic violence and not the perpetrator. Grayson’s wife Lolita accused Grayson of pushing her against a door and inju…

Yes, it WAS the Uighur Muslims behind the latest deadly terrorist attack in China…but then, isn’t it always?

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 Ba – ORIGINAL STORY/VIDEOS/PHOTOS: china-looks-like-uighur-muslim-terrorists-have-struck-again-at-least-28-dead-and-113-injured-after-gang-of-knife-wielding-men-attack-a-train-station chinas-take-no-pri…

I Have the Smoking Gun in Obama’s IRS Scandal

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New American Media – IRS official Lois Lerner is finally testifying in front of Congress Wednesday. Still, the media and Republicans in Congress are missing the larger picture. They keep thinking this scandal involves …

Mardi Gras beads out, corroded pipe in for Palm Beach County Day in Tallahassee

Shared by – TALLAHASSEE — Palm Beach County used to be known around the state Capitol for the Mardi Gras-style beads it handed out during the county’s annual lobbying blitz. Now the county hopes its signature …

Obama Administration To Allow Insurers To Wait Until 2016 To Cancel Plans Not Complying With Obamacare — Obamacare Roundup – Reason 24/7 :

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Pat McMahon – The latest news on Obamacare: The Obama administration has, as expected, allowed insurance companies to continue to offer plans that are not compliant with Obamacare. The companies can now wait unt…

$170 Million Spent On Obamacare Exchange Site That Doesn’t Work

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Heritage Foundation – After receiving multiple requests from federal and state lawmakers, the Government Accountability Office said in a letter today that it will investigate Oregon’s state exchange website that was cre…

Breaking: If You Like Your Healthcare Plan, You Can Keep It Until After the 2016 Election

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Sara Noble – Another unilateral policy change to ObamaCare was announced Wednesday. People will now be able to stay on their healthcare plans until deep into 2017. It’s voluntary for insurers and states. The im…

In-state tution for undocumented students sailing through the House – Orlando Sentinel

Shared by – In-state tuition proposed for children of undocumented TALLAHASSEE – House Speaker Will Weatherford’s priority to offer in-state tuition to undocumented students cleared its last committee stop Wed…

DNC Attendees Can’t Name A Single Hillary Accomplishment « Pat Dollard

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Patrick Dollard – Home  »  Politics  »  DNC Attendees Can’t Name A Single Hillary Accomplishment Mar 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie Follow Us On Facebook Like Us? Hit The Button Below Categories Select Category…

Politico Didn’t Disclose Lobbying Work of Heritage Foundation Critics

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Sean Davis – Steve LaTourette, John Feehery and Brian Walsh toiled in the halls of Congress for years before cashing in for lucrative jobs in Washington’s burgeoning public affairs and lobbying industry. Today,…

Lois Lerner Pleads Fifth Again, Obama’s DOJ Pick Rejected, Gun Control Comes to Facebook: P.M. Links – Hit & Run :

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Pat McMahon – Follow us on Facebook and Twitter, and don’t forget to sign up for Reason’s daily updates for more content. Scott Shackford is an associate editor at Reason 24/7. Editor’s Note: We invite comments …

GERMANY’s increasingly popular ‘anti-Islam’ boom

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barenakedislam – germany-michael-sturzenbergers-bank-terminates-his-account-because-of-his-criticism-of-islam leader-of-german-freedom-party-michael-sturzenberger-takes-counter-jihad-campaign-to-the-streets-again g…

A Quick Guide to Obama’s 2015 Budget | The Foundry: Conservative Policy News from The Heritage Foundation

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Heritage Foundation – Yesterday, Heritage experts dove into President Obama’s new budget proposal. Check out our infographic to see just a few of the disturbing things they found. Read the Morning Bell and more en españ…

Muslim barber refuses to cut hair of lesbian: Whose rights trump whose? – Liberty Unyielding

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Andi Benghazi Silver – Being a believer in all -isms can get hairy at times. Take as an illustration a case reported in the Toronto Sun by Ezra Levant: So a lesbian walks into a Muslim barbershop, and asks for a “busines…

The PJ Tatler » Democrat Suggests that Obama Knew of CIA Spying on Congress

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PJ Media – A leading US senator has said that President Obama knew of an “unprecedented action” taken by the CIA against the Senate intelligence committee, which has apparently prompted an inspector general’s…

Over 11K charter school supporters pack Albany rally

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New York Post – It was a tale of two rallies — with Mayor de Blasio getting schooled by Gov. Cuomo. An overflow crowd of 11,000 charter-school supporters braved Albany’s subfreezing weather Tuesday to cheer Cuomo …

California Senator Sues ObamaCare Exchange For Causing Policy Cancellations Of 1Million « Pat Dollard

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Patrick Dollard – Excerpted from A California senator has sued his state’s Obamacare exchange for causing the cancellation of more than a million policies and spending tax dollars in an “irrational, un…

RealClearPolicy – The UAW Shouldn’t Get a Do-Over

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Stacy Washington – The United Automobile Workers spent a reported $5 million trying to organize a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., but ultimately fell short in a 712-to-626 vote. Now, the organization has lodg…

Look at all the Illinois Representatives who support terror-linked Muslim Brotherhood front group CAIR

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barenakedislam – – Bobby L. Rush U.S. Representative, 2nd Congressional District of IL – Mike Quigley U.S. Representative, 5th Congressional District of IL – Danny K. Davis U.S. Representative, 7th Congressional Di…

Pryor: Military service makes Tom Cotton feel “entitlement,” or something « Hot Air

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Andrew Malcolm – The irony of this attack on Rep. Tom Cotton by Mark Pryor is so huge that it’s impossible to overstate. Interviewed by NBC News while fighting an uphill battle to retain his Senate seat, Pryor clai…

Cuomo stands up

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NY Post Opinion – The state’s most powerful man has now come to the rescue of New York City students who are about to have their good public schools taken away from them. The man is Andrew Cuomo, and he did so at a …

Can you guess which first world Western city this is?

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barenakedislam – Can you guess which first world Western city this is? HINT: It’s in Europe It’s Marseille, France’s second largest city. By BareNakedIslam • Posted in Islamization of the West

PJ Media » Issa-Cummings Clash Intensifies at IRS Hearing as Lerner Takes the Fifth

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PJ Media – WASHINGTON – Former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner refused for a second time to testify about the agency’s handling of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status during a hearing …

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