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No broad nuclear inspections says Iran’s supreme leader

Posted by  ▪  May 20, 2015

Those Iran negotiations went really well…

No broad nuclear inspections says Iran’s supreme leader

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5/20/2015 at 6:00pm
Leave it to the good ol’ Ayatollah to tattle on U.S. officials. If Atatollah Khamenei’s Twitter feed is any indicator, Iran is not too keen on the idea of nuclear inspections. Early this morning, Iran’s Supreme Leader tweeted: They say new things in negotiations;we already said that we won’t allow foreigners to…
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Billions spent, VA health care system still a mess

Posted by  ▪  May 20, 2015

VA defies odds, rewards corrupt officials

Billions spent, VA health care system still a mess

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5/20/2015 at 4:20pm
It’s another failure of the “Have a problem? Throw money at it!” strategy democrats know and love so well—but this time, it’s happening at the expense of veterans. It’s been nearly a year since Eric Shinseki resigned his role as VA Secretary, and yet things are no better for veterans than…
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*Shock* – Media ignores the good in Jerusalem Day

Posted by  ▪  May 20, 2015

Focus on small group shouting anti-Arab slogans while ignoring tens of thousands of other revelers.

*Shock* – Media ignores the good in Jerusalem Day

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5/20/2015 at 2:55pm
Last Sunday tens of thousands of Israelis participated in the annual Jerusalem Day march and flag procession, which runs through the Old City’s Muslim Quarter en route to the Western Wall. Jerusalem Day—Yom Yerushalayim—celebrates the reunification of the city following the 1967 Six Day War. As a tribute to the holiday, in…
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SUBPOENAED: Sources say Sidney Blumenthal to face Gowdy in House hearing

Posted by  ▪  May 20, 2015

Deeper and deeper

SUBPOENAED: Sources say Sidney Blumenthal to face Gowdy in House hearing

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5/20/2015 at 1:26pm
Hillary’s “Blumenthal problem” just got a lot bigger. A source close to the House Select Committee on Benghazi told the AP today that the Committee has issued a subpoena to former Hillary Clinton confidant and adviser Sidney Blumenthal. The panel wants answers from Blumenthal about his communications with Clinton during…
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Nigeria in transition: Investment down, terror on the rise

Posted by  ▪  May 20, 2015

An economy in trouble?

Nigeria in transition: Investment down, terror on the rise

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5/20/2015 at 11:37am
Secretary of State John Kerry will attend the May 29 inauguration of Nigerian President Elect Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja next week. Buhari stands to replace Goodluck Jonathan, and will take his place in the history books as the first challenger to ever oust an incumbent president in a Nigerian…
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http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2011/12/abc-news-launches-see-the-whole-picture-campaign/

Stephanopoulos puts ABC News brand at risk

Posted by  ▪  May 20, 2015

ABC News is failing to “See the Whole Picture,” contrary to its rebranding.

Stephanopoulos puts ABC News brand at risk

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2011/12/abc-news-launches-see-the-whole-picture-campaign/
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5/20/2015 at 10:00am
In 2011, ABC News launched a major rebranding effort focused on the slogan “See the Whole Picture,” featuring key news personalities including George Stephanopoulos: Today ABC News launched a major re-branding initiative. The last time that ABC News spoke directly with its audience about what defines ABC News was over a decade…
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Hillary the Dodger

Posted by  ▪  May 20, 2015

Let the narrative begin.

Hillary the Dodger

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5/20/2015 at 8:30am
The American people are learning that Hillary Clinton doesn’t like to answer questions and a new ad from American Crossroads focuses like a laser on the issue: New American Crossroads Ad Calls Out Hillary Clinton for Dodging Tough Questions WASHINGTON – Today, American Crossroads released a new web ad calling out Hillary Clinton…
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LA City Council Sets Minimum Wage to $15/hour

Posted by  ▪  May 20, 2015

To address $15/hour wages, Seattle restaurants now charging “service fees”.

LA City Council Sets Minimum Wage to $15/hour

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5/20/2015 at 7:00am
Los Angeles now joins two other bastions of progressive political activism in setting the new minimum wage level to $15/hour. Los Angeles became the largest US city to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour on Tuesday, as a wage increase bill passed the city council by a vote of 14-1. It…
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Let My Apology Tour To Israel begin

Posted by  ▪  May 19, 2015

Leaving on a jet plane.

Let My Apology Tour To Israel begin

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5/19/2015 at 10:15pm
I’m leaving Friday for a two week Apology Tour to Israel. I will deliver the speech referenced in the link, possibly. I hope I don’t violate the Logan Act. I’ll start in Haifa and northern Israel, where I’ll be a guest at the University of Haifa Law School and will travel up the…
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Why Snoop Dogg is voting for Hillary

Posted by  ▪  May 19, 2015

Ah, sexism

Why Snoop Dogg is voting for Hillary

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5/19/2015 at 8:10pm
Forget the primary debates, Snoop Dogg has already decided for whom he’ll cast his ballot next November — Hillary Clinton. During an interview with Bravo this past Sunday, a caller dropped a political question into the mix. Noting that Snoop was a Ron Paul supporter in 2012, this particular caller was…
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Columbia student carries rape protest mattress to graduation

Posted by  ▪  May 19, 2015

Not even college graduations are safe from rape culture

Columbia student carries rape protest mattress to graduation

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5/19/2015 at 6:30pm
Ah yes, Mattress Girl. You may be familiar with Columbia University student Emma Sulkowicz, who carried her mattress around campus in protest after claims she was allegedly raped. Sulkowicz never pressed charges and the university dismissed the case against the alleged offender. By carrying her mattress around, Sulkowicz made national headlines…
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Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act heads to Obama’s Desk (#JVTA)

Posted by  ▪  May 19, 2015

Sign it.

Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act heads to Obama’s Desk (#JVTA)

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5/19/2015 at 4:56pm
Today, the House of Representatives voted 420-3 to approve the Justice For Victims of Trafficking Act, a piece of legislation that stands to put a major dent in the big business of modern day slavery. Last we heard of the JVTA, it had just escaped partisan gridlock in the Senate over…
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#Deflategate becomes #Bradygate? Patriots won’t appeal team punishment

Posted by  ▪  May 19, 2015

Next up: Brady’s appeal

#Deflategate becomes #Bradygate? Patriots won’t appeal team punishment

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5/19/2015 at 3:00pm
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft announced in a press conference today that he will not appeal the punishment the NFL handed down in the wake of the “Deflategate” scandal. Kraft stated that his decision was based on the idea that he could either “end (this controversy) or extend it.” He called…
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Senators, Business Owners Stump for Free Trade Bill

Posted by  ▪  May 19, 2015

Will free trade get a fast track?

Senators, Business Owners Stump for Free Trade Bill

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5/19/2015 at 1:30pm
Today Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) joined Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Joni Ernst (R-IA) and business owners in a press conference to discuss the Trade Promotion Authority. The TPA would “fast-track” trade legislation that would pave the way for the yet-incomplete Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement. Leader McConnell and other proponents…
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Hillary has a Blumenthal Problem

Posted by  ▪  May 19, 2015

Two of them.

Hillary has a Blumenthal Problem

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5/19/2015 at 11:40am
I knew that Hillary was going to have a Blumenthal problem for her 2016 campaign. But I expected that the problem would be Max Blumenthal, son of close Clinton advisor Sidney Blumenthal. Max, the virulently anti-Israel activist, has been the subject of much controversy because of his penchant for vituperative and outlandish attacks…
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DoD: ISIS gains in Ramadi not expected to last

Posted by  ▪  May 19, 2015

Not a turning point

DoD: ISIS gains in Ramadi not expected to last

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5/19/2015 at 10:00am
Over the weekend, Islamic State forces took effective control of the Iraqi city of Ramadi. Yesterday Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren attempted to put the loss of ground in perspective, while emphasizing the unique challenges urban warfare presents to a still-young fighting force. From the DoD: “To read too much into th…
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Hillary Clinton Has Iraq War Questions to Answer

Posted by  ▪  May 19, 2015

When she gets around to taking questions…

Hillary Clinton Has Iraq War Questions to Answer

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5/19/2015 at 8:30am
You may have noticed that our unbiased media is asking Republicans lots of questions about the Iraq War. Hillary Clinton is the only 2016 candidate who voted for the Iraq War as a senator; she was also directly involved with the war in her role at the State Department. Perhaps she deserves…
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