Home » Headlines » Grumpy Daily Headlines » March 5, 2014 Grumpy Daily Headlines

March 5, 2014 Grumpy Daily Headlines

download (94)

,

Video: Charles Krauthammer Holds Nothing Back in Scathing, Thorough Critique of Obama’s Handling of Russia | Video

Shared by
TheBlaze

theblaze.com – Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer on Tuesday blasted President Barack Obama’s handling of Russia, starting with his administration’s infamous “reset” towards the beginning of his presidency….

Netanyahu warns on Iran, no concessions for Palestinians

Shared by
Reuters Top News
reuters.com – WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the United States and other world powers on Tuesday not to allow Iran to retain the ability to enrich uranium, and urged Pale…

Let the Midterms Begin: Here Are the Latest Results From Nation’s First Primary in Texas

Shared by
TheBlaze

theblaze.com – Story by the Associated Press; curated by Jason Howerton AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans picked the state’s attorney general in the fight to succeed longtime Gov. Rick Perry, while a rising …

Putin: military force would be ‘last resort’ in Ukraine

Shared by
Reuters Top News

reuters.com – MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin delivered a robust defense of Russia’s actions in Crimea on Tuesday and said he would use force in Ukraine only as a last resort, easing market fears tha…

Turkish PM says rival will ‘pay price’ as new recordings emerge

Shared by
Reuters Top News

reuters.com – KIRIKKALE, Turkey (Reuters) – Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday berated an Islamic cleric he accuses of plotting to wreck his government, as more voice recordings apparently intended to emba…

House Armed Services Chairman Rejects Defense Review for First Time in History

Shared by
TheBlaze

theblaze.com – For the first time in history, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee has rejected a major Defense Department strategic review. The Department of Defense is legally required to submit t…

Longtime US Rep. Ralph Hall, 90, faces runoff

Shared by
The Associated Press

bigstory.ap.org – ROCKWALL, Texas (AP) — The oldest member of the U.S. House will face a runoff election as he seeks to return to Congress for an 18th and final term. U.S. Rep Ralph Hall of Texas did not win 50 perc…

Egypt bans Hamas activities in Egypt: judge

Shared by
Reuters Top News

reuters.com – CAIRO (Reuters) – An Egyptian court on Tuesday banned all activities of Hamas in Egypt, a judge said, in another sign that security forces plan to squeeze the Palestinian militant group that runs t…

US Sen. Cornyn wins Republican nomination in Texas

Shared by
The Associated Press

bigstory.ap.org – AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Incumbent John Cornyn has crushed tea party-backed U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman and six lesser-known primary challengers to win Texas’ Republican nomination for U.S. Senate. As par…

Bush wins Texas GOP land commissioner nomination

Shared by
The Associated Press
bigstory.ap.org – AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Yet another Bush may be rising among the ranks in Texas politics. George P. Bush, the 37-year-old son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, easily defeated businessman David Watts t…

Vladimir Putin Talks Tough on Ukraine, Vows to Use ‘All Means at Our Disposal’ to Protect Ethnic Russians in the Country

Shared by
TheBlaze

theblaze.com – MOSCOW (AP) — Stepping back from the brink of war, Vladimir Putin talked tough but cooled tensions in the Ukraine crisis Tuesday, saying Russia has no intention “to fight the Ukrainian people” but …

Davis, Abbott set to face off for Texas governor

Shared by
The Associated Press

bigstory.ap.org – AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans picked the state’s attorney general in the fight to succeed longtime Gov. Rick Perry, while a rising Democratic star coasted to her party’s nomination Tuesday…

The Cost of Obama’s Foreign-Policy Cheap Talk

Shared by
National Review

nationalreview.com – Among the academic set from which President Obama springs, everyone agrees that wars are the result of “arrogance” and bullying by the United States. So concerned was then-senator Barack Obama abou…

Who watches Washington? For The Record delves into government transparency

Shared by
TheBlaze

theblaze.com – For decades, the lack of government transparency has been a pressing issue in Washington. And it’s not a partisan problem, three consecutive Presidential administrations – Republican and Democrat –…

Campaign finance reform ‘will attract more women’

Shared by
New York Post

nypost.com – ALBANY, NY — More than 160 women in elected positions or holding other leadership posts have written to New York’s top elected officials, all men, urging them to enact public campaign financing. Th…

Woman with cancer hits back at Reid, Dems for attack [VIDEO]

Shared by
The Daily Caller

dailycaller.com – Julie Boonstra is a woman who shared her Obamacare ordeal with Michigan voters through an ad paid for by Americans for Prosperity — a national, grassroots organization that really doesn’t want D.C….

U.S. Govt, Soros Fund Offshore Drilling in Brazil

Shared by
Dana Loesch

newsmax.com – The United States has been held hostage for too long by the interests of others in the development of its own petroleum resources. Both President Barack Obama and Congress find ways to prevent Amer…

9 Dead Bankers: A Sign Of Pending Economic Collapse?

Shared by
Editor of CDN

conservativedailynews.com – Nine bankers have committed suicide this year. Five bankers committed suicide in 2013. That’s 14 dead bankers… and counting! A Wall Street Journal reporter is missing. Gone. Never seen again. Was h…

The Libertarian Populist Future of the GOP – Conn Carroll

Shared by
Ben Domenech

townhall.com – As long as President Obama is in the White House, tax reform is dead in Washington. House Republicans simply will never agree to the tax hikes Obama insists must be part of any change to the tax co…

Advocacy group targets House GOP on immigration – Yahoo News

Shared by
Drew McKissick

news.yahoo.com – WASHINGTON (AP) — An advocacy group affiliated with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg launched a nationwide ad on Monday that implores House Republicans to act this election year on legislation overhaul…

ABC/WaPo Poll: Voters Less Likely to Support Candidate Who Backs ‘Path to Citizenship’

Shared by
The Weekly Standard

weeklystandard.com – Many Republican donors, consultants, and politicians believe that passing “comprehensive immigration reform” is absolutely necessary for the GOP to be a politically viable party. And most polls see…

Romney was right about Russia. So what?

Shared by
The Daily Caller

dailycaller.com – When I was a kid, my mom always insisted I look both ways before crossing the road. This often seemed silly because downtown Frederick, MD is full of one-way streets, meaning that unless someone wa…

Fat Tuesday | Happy Fat (Budget) Tuesday from President Obama

Shared by
Heritage Foundation

blog.heritage.org – While many Americans are celebrating Fat Tuesday in anticipation of the season of Lent that begins tomorrow, the President has dropped a brand new “fat” budget proposal for fiscal year 2015. Herita…

The Anti-Hillary Solution for Israel

Shared by
American Spectator

spectator.org – The Israel Solution: A One-State Plan for Peace in the Middle East  (Crown Forum, 324 pages, $25) Hillary Clinton essentially has been coronated the next Democratic nominee and first woman presiden…

The next in the Bush dynasty?

Shared by
DRUDGE REPORT

thehill.com – George P. Bush (R) has won his GOP primary in Texas, setting him up to win a statewide position and possibly bigger things down the line. With 3 percent of results in, Bush led with 75 percent of t…

Sessions: President’s Budget Raises Taxes $1.76 Trillion

Shared by
The Weekly Standard

weeklystandard.com – Jeff Sessions, the ranking member on the Senate Budget Committee, says that President Obama’s budget includes a $1.76 trillion tax hike.  “Just days ago the Director of the Congressional Budget Off…

All Talk, No Do | The American Spectator

Shared by
American Spectator

spectator.org – Well, we saw it coming. But wait, that’s getting it backwards. We ought to have seen it coming. And we didn’t — “we” as a collective: we, the American people acting in our sovereign capacity as vo…

RUMSFELD: Obama saying US standing with int’l community is like having both feet firmly planted in mid-air » The Right Scoop -

Shared by
Dean Meek

therightscoop.com – Donald Rumsfeld was on with Mark Levin tonight to discuss what’s going on with Putin invading Ukraine, and Rumsfeld plainly stated that this shouldn’t have come as a surprise considering how import…

President’s Budget on Obama: ‘Too Many Americans Are Working More Than Ever Just to Get By’

Shared by
The Weekly Standard

weeklystandard.com – Here’s a rather harsh assessment of the last four years under the Obama administration’s economic policies: Today, after 4 years of economic growth, corporate profits and stock prices have rarely b…

Markets Scream and Yawn Over Ukraine

Shared by
American Spectator

spectator.org – On Monday, financial news outlets reported breathlessly on markets’ reactions to the crisis in Ukraine*. The Wall Street Journal said the events “rocked global financial markets.” Television busine…

Oldest Member Of Congress Forced Into Texas GOP Runoff « Pat Dollard

Shared by
Patrick Dollard

patdollard.com – ROCKWALL, Texas (AP) — A conservative former U.S. attorney forced the oldest member of the U.S. House into a runoff election Tuesday night for the Republican nomination. Ralph Hall, seeking an 18th…

Expelling Russia from the G8: Weak Symbolism and Absurdist Theater

Shared by
Heritage Foundation

blog.heritage.org – Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has joined U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in calling for consideration of expelling Russia from the G8, the group of the eight most powerful industrialize…

U.S. House approves flood-insurance relief bill

Shared by
SayfieReview.com

miamiherald.typepad.com – The U.S. House voted overwhelmingly in support Tuesday of flood-insurance relief bill that would delay sharp rate hikes for homeowners in Florida and other coastal states. As our Tampa Bay Times co…

Russia Warns “Will Have To Respond” For US Sanctions

Shared by
Andi Benghazi Silver

zerohedge.com – Given that Russian boots remain on the ground in Ukraine and that the US (and the west – ex-UK) are still pressing for crushing sanctions against Russia; one has to wonder whether Putin’s carefully…

Roger L. Simon » Will Putin Destroy Rand Paul?

Shared by
PJ Media

pjmedia.com – Being an early frontrunner for a presidential nomination is not always a good thing and Sen. Rand Paul acknowledged as much the other night on the Greta Show. He must have channeled his inner Nostr…

North Korea fires 7 ‘missiles’ into ocean

Shared by
New York Post

nypost.com – SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea said North Korea fired seven suspected artillery shells into the ocean on Tuesday, in what Seoul called a provocation apparently directed against its ongoing milita…

Obama Says No to Missile Defense in Poland and the Czech Republic – WSJ.com

Shared by
Andi Benghazi Silver

online.wsj.com – President Obama promised he would win America friends where, under George W. Bush, it had antagonists. The reality is that the U.S. is working hard to create antagonists where it previously had fri…

Center for Security Policy

Shared by
Leslie Burt

centerforsecuritypolicy.org – Two longtime leaders of the ACU, former Board Member Grover Norquist and current Board Member Suhail Khan, have been shown to have engaged for many years in conduct that is detrimental to the natio…

Caption contest! National Security Council Meeting inspires ZERO confidence

Shared by
Canada Free Press

canadafreepress.com – Last night, Barack Obama took a two-hour meeting with the National Security Council in order to discuss the ongoing situation in Ukraine. When it had concluded, the Pentagon announced that it would…

Q&A: Russian Military Mobilization and the Violent Action in the Crimea

Shared by
Heritage Foundation

blog.heritage.org – Today, unknown forces wearing uniforms took over the Parliament, Council of Ministers and Justice Ministry buildings in the Autonomous Republic of the Crimea, a majority-Russian speaking area, whic…

Rubio: Russia is a “government of liars”

Shared by
Dean Meek

humanevents.com – Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) turned in a solid performance on NBC’s Meet the Press to discuss the Ukrainian crisis on Sunday.  He made some strong statements about Russia, which he called a “governme…

New O-Care delay to help midterm Dems

Shared by
JimWilemon

thehill.com – The Obama administration is set to announce another major delay in implementing the Affordable Care Act, easing election pressure on Democrats. As early as this week, according to two sources, the …

Rutgers faculty urge school to drop Rice as speaker

Shared by
The Daily Caller

dailycaller.com – The Rutgers University faculty council has passed a resolution calling for the school to rescind Condoleezza Rice’s invitation to speak at commencement. The former secretary of state drew the ire o…

Hagel military budget cuts are a betrayal to the American people

Shared by
Stacy Washington

brennerbrief.com – WASHINGTON, February 26, 2014 — The Obama administration is planning to slash America’s military to include reducing equipment, personnel, and benefits – a triple hit betrayal to the American peopl…

Without getting personal, Netanyahu hits back at Obama

Shared by
Rudy Ryan

timesofisrael.com – WASHINGTON — Publicly savaged by President Barack Obama for his settlement policies on Sunday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday opted for a firmly non-personal response in a warmly rece…

Andrew Malcolm – Political News & Commentary – IBD – Investors.com

Shared by
Andrew Malcolm

investors.com – Obama expressed “deep concern” over Russia’s moves, suggested Putin’s troops leave and warned the occupation “would negatively impact Russia’s standing in the international community.” Along with o…

grumpy

Old Grey and Grumpy, Just ask my Grandson

Latest posts by grumpy (Posts)

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS

Comments are welcome, but

Comments at Grumpy Opinions are moderated, edited, and deleted at the sole discretion of Grumpy Opinions Moderators. Relevant and polite comments are very welcome. Comments that include inappropriate content, baseless accusations, name calling, inappropriate links or language will be edited or removed. Inappropriate content includes that which is rude, vulgar, belligerent or otherwise irrelevant or that include links to sites that meet the same description. Spam is also deleted. Personal attacks against authors and or other posters will not be tolerated. At the sole discretion of the moderators. individuals may be blocked from commenting permanently...