Monthly Archives: August, 2015

Obama Threatens Veto of Bill to Rein in Regulatory Regime

Those idiots in congress let him get away with it, so now they are whining? Congress has created a monster that is growing more dangerous to the U.S. economy, the Constitution, and the liberties of the American people with every passing day. Now, some lawmakers want to start reining in the regulatory monster with the REINS Act, if only slightly, by taking back some authorities over lawmaking that they were never authorized to give away to executive branch bureaucracies in the first place.

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Majority in US wants gov’t to curb prescription costs

Regardless of political affiliation, Americans strongly support government action to control prescription drug costs, according to a poll released Thursday. As the 2016 presidential candidates continue to debate President Barack Obama’s 5-year-old law expanding coverage for the uninsured, the latest Kaiser Family Foundation survey suggests the public is shifting to other health care issues.

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Clinton campaign tries to use Fox News report to exonerate candidate in email scandal

In an unusual late-afternoon conference call, the Clinton campaign touted an exclusive Fox News report on the origin of the FBI probe into the candidate’s server – in an attempt to claim details in the report prove she did nothing wrong. The report by Fox News’ Catherine Herridge, for the first time, identified emails that helped kick-start the current investigation. The emails were from top Clinton advisers and had earlier been released to the Benghazi select committee.

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Lawmakers rip Iran deal over report Tehran can use own nuke inspectors

And people are supposed to trust these idiots? But moron in chief is still pushing for support of the deal. Capitol Hill opposition to the Iranian nuclear deal was stoked Wednesday by a bombshell report that Tehran will be allowed to use its own experts to inspect one of the country’s most controversial nuclear sites.

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Bush family donors gave half of Jeb Bush’s presidential cash

We know that about half of the roughly $120 million raised to help him win the Republican presidential nomination comes from donors who previously gave to his brother or father, both former presidents, according to a new analysis of Federal Election Commission records by Crowdpac.com, a nonpartisan political research company.

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Obama administration objects as Russia moves ahead with Iran missile sale

Well, Odummer, you created this mess with trying to prove what a tough guy you are, when in fact you are nothing but a wimp. Although there are bans on arms shipments to Iran under international sanctions, Russia appears willing to proceed with the sale of advanced S-300 surface-to-air missiles to the country — in a development triggering objections from the Obama administration.

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Clinton: Arctic Drilling ‘Not Worth the Risk’

Tuesday U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton staked out her opposition to Arctic oil exploration, a day after the Obama administration gave Royal Dutch Shell final approval to drill off Alaska.

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Greece bailout: Merkel faces rebellion by MPs as key vote looms

A German parliamentary vote on the controversial third Greek bailout on Wednesday has been overshadowed by an expected rebellion in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre-right party. The Christian Democrats (CDU) and their Bavarian CSU allies are divided over the €86bn ($95bn; £61bn) bailout.

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IRS says thieves stole tax info from additional 220,000

A computer breach at the IRS in which thieves stole tax information from thousands of taxpayers is much bigger than the agency originally disclosed. There’s an additional 220,000 potential victims that had information stolen from an IRS website as part of a sophisticated scheme to use stolen identities to claim fraudulent tax refunds, the IRS said Monday. The revelation more than doubles the total number of potential victims, to 334,000.

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Trump reveals details of immigration reform plan

Sunday for the first time since announcing his formal candidacy, Republican Donald Trump issued a position paper — a written plan that outlines the specifics of a political strategy — and it should probably surprise no one that it was immigration-centric.

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