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EPA tells Congress it, too, can’t provide emails due to “hard drive crash”

Posted by: ST on June 26, 2014 at 9:27 am » 1 Comment

Beyond pathetic, beyond believable (hat tip): The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the IRS share a problem: officials say they cannot provide the emails a congressional committee has requested because an employee’s hard drive crashed. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy confirmed to the House Oversight Committee Wednesday that her staff is unable to provide lawmakers all of […]

 

Egyptian court sentences Christian to 6 years “for contempt of religion”

Posted by: ST on June 25, 2014 at 11:41 am » 1 Comment

The Associated Press reports that an Egyptian Christian has been sentenced to six years prison time by an Egyptian court because he “insulted Islam” on Facebook: LUXOR, Egypt –  A court convicted an Egyptian Christian to six years imprisonment for blasphemy and contempt of religion on Tuesday. The Luxor court issued its verdict against Kerolos […]

 

Member of Team Clinton bans conservative news outlet from U of Ark archives

Posted by: ST on June 20, 2014 at 9:27 am » 1 Comment

Disturbing: A Hillary Clinton donor who serves as dean of the University of Arkansas libraries has banned the Washington Free Beacon from the school’s special collections archives, after the news outlet published revealing stories about Hillary Clinton based on documents available at the university library. The ban came days after the Free Beacon ran a story about Clinton’s 1975 defense of […]

 

Efficient as ever, Hillary Clinton attacks 1st and 2nd amendments in one sentence

Posted by: Phineas on June 18, 2014 at 3:51 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Hey, why only gut one amendment in the Bill of Rights when you can trash two at the same time? It’s a progressive win-win! During a televised town hall, Hillary Clinton was asked about guns, and said that the viewpoint held by gun-rights advocates “terrorizes” the majority of Americans. The town hall, […]

 

Federal govt essentially attempting to force Washington Redskins to change name

Posted by: ST on June 18, 2014 at 12:51 pm » 4 Comments

It was only a matter of time: The Washington Redskins’ logo is disparaging and its trademark must be cancelled, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office wrote in a ruling Wednesday. [READ THE RULING.] The Redskins will continue to be able to use the name, but the team will not have all the legal benefits afforded […]

 

The IRS says it has lost *two years* worth of Lerner emails. Seriously.

Posted by: ST on June 14, 2014 at 11:53 am » 9 Comments

Unbelievable. Literally unbelievable: he Internal Revenue Service claims to have lost two-years worth of emails between former IRS official Lois Lerner, who resigned under pressure for her role in the IRS targeting scandal, and outside agencies and groups. House Ways and Means Committee chairman Dave Camp (R., Mich.) announced Friday that the IRS informed the committee it […]

 

Report: VA “paused” sending teams to help poor-performing hospitals

Posted by: ST on June 10, 2014 at 9:32 am » Comments Off

Via the Wall Street Journal/Fox News: The Department of Veterans Affairs suspended a program that sent teams of doctors and monitors to try to improve its worst-performing facilities for approximately two years, according to a published report. The Wall Street Journal, citing agency doctors and internal records, reported that the visits were “paused” beginning in […]

 

.@BarackObama’s political philosophy explained in one tweet – by him

Posted by: ST on June 9, 2014 at 11:27 am » 2 Comments

I think this rather says it all, don’t you? "I will keep doing whatever I can without Congress to help responsible young people pay off their loans." —President Obama #ItsOurInterest — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) June 7, 2014 Emphasis on “will do whatever I can without Congress” – which he does an awful lot these days. […]

 

“Feminists” have meltdown after #MissUSA advocates for self-defense

Posted by: ST on June 9, 2014 at 9:05 am » 8 Comments

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl: A war hero or a deserter?

Posted by: ST on June 2, 2014 at 10:27 am » 2 Comments

In light of the “prisoner exchange” of US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five high-level Taliban Gitmo detainees, CNN”s Jake Tapper reports on claims Bergdahl’s on US soldiers who served with him are making about him (via): (CNN) – The sense of pride expressed by officials of the Obama administration at the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is not […]