American Thinker: Obama and the five million illegals

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In the aftermath of President Barack Obama’s address to the nation on Thursday evening regarding executive orders granting what amounts to amnesty for five million illegal immigrants, and prior to his signing those orders, news stories came out with headlines to the effect of “What we know so far.” The sad fact is, nobody (outside […]

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IRS Finds 30,000 Lois Lerner Emails | The Daily Caller

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Nearly 30,000 of Lois Lerner’s missing emails were recovered, the Treasury Department inspector general informed congressional staffers Friday. The emails, found on backup disaster recovery tapes, were permanently lost. The IRS will continue searching backup tapes for more lost emails from Lerner and her underlings that might still exist. “Though it is unclear whether TIGTA […]

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Sen. Sessions reacts: We must stop Emperor Obama

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Americans defeated President Obama’s disastrous amnesty plans both in Congressand at the voting booth. Tonight, President Obama defied an entire nation and declared that he will impose his rejected amnesty through the brute force of executive order. President Obama’s executive amnesty will provide an estimated 5 million illegal immigrants with the exact benefits Congress rejected, […]

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Obama Is Not a Monarch – Sen. Ted Cruz – POLITICO Magazine

The American Monarch

The president cannot act alone; the Constitution requires compromise. By Sen. Ted Cruz The Constitution designs a system of checks and balances for our nation, and executive amnesty for immigrants here illegally unilaterally decreed from the White House would seriously undermine the rule of law. Our founders repeatedly warned about the dangers of unlimited power […]

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A Moral Primer | National Review Online

King Barack

The last but long gasp of the Obama administration is characterized not so much by deceit and incompetence as by growing chaos. Everything appears to be coming apart. The chariot of state now veers up and down with a terrified Phaethon clueless at the reins. Whether it is ISIS, Ebola, Putin, or Obamacare, the common […]

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Fight the Power Grab | National Review Online

King Obama

In our more frustrated moments, those of us who still hope to forestall the constitutional crisis that President Obama’s executive action is almost certainly going to provoke will resign ourselves to showing rather than telling. Thwarted by the considerable difficulty of explaining constitutional and historical norms to an audience that is either too impatient to […]

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War with Isis: Islamic militants have army of 200,000, claims senior Kurdish leader – Middle East – World – The Independent

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The Islamic State (Isis) has recruited an army hundreds of thousands strong, far larger than previous estimates by the CIA, according to a senior Kurdish leader. He said the ability of Isis to attack on many widely separated fronts in Iraq and Syria at the same time shows that the number of militant fighters is […]

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Tax Revenues Set Record for October; Feds Still Run Monthly Deficit of $1,050 Per Household | CNS News

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(CNSNews.com) – The federal government has started fiscal 2015 by setting yet another record for inflation-adjusted tax revenue, while running a monthly deficit of $121.7 billion, which works out to $1050.78 in deficit spending per household in the United States. For each $1.00 the Treasury brought in during October as it set the new record […]

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AP sources: ISIS, al Qaeda joining forces in Syria – CBS News

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ISTANBUL — Militant leaders from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and al Qaeda gathered at a farm house in northern Syria last week and agreed on a plan to stop fighting each other and work together against their opponents, a high-level Syrian opposition official and a rebel commander have told The Associated […]

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Obama’s plan to regulate the Internet | Human Events

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You’d think the man who couldn’t launch a website with a billion dollars in funding might be a little more circumspect about trying to seize control of the Internet, but no, there was Barack Obama on Monday, lecturing the supposedly independent FCC on the need to turn cyberspace into a highly-regulated public utility, using an […]

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Source: Obama to announce 10-point immigration plan via exec action as early as next week | Fox News

Obama and the pen he will use to shred the Constitution.

EXCLUSIVE: President Obama is planning to unveil a 10-part plan for overhauling U.S. immigration policy via executive action — including suspending deportations for millions — as early as next Friday, a source close to the White House told Fox News. The president’s plans were contained in a draft proposal from a U.S. government agency. The […]

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Obama officials work on health site contingency plans as enrollment nears – The Washington Post

Is ObamaCare II ready?

With the next time to buy health plans under the Affordable Care Act starting in less than a week, the Obama administration is expressing confidence that HealthCare.gov is no longer the rickety online insurance marketplace that exasperated consumers a year ago. Behind the scenes, however, federal health officials and government contractors are scrambling, according to […]

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Amnesty and Impeachment | National Review Online

Andrew C. McCarthy

There is high anxiety over President Obama’s impending unilateral amnesty order for millions of illegal aliens. How many millions? The estimates vary. On the low end, 3 to 8 million, assuming some correlation to the potential beneficiaries of the president’s already existing amnesty decrees (including DACA or Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals). On the high […]

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Putting the O in Johnny Bravo | National Review Online

Jonah Goldberg

Dear Reader (particularly those of you who will buy me a drink on the Lido Deck next week), In Men in Dark Times Hannah Arendt says, “Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it . . . it brings about consent and reconciliation with things as they really are.” This, naturally, brings to […]

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Boehner Wants Immigration Reform: ‘It Is Just Time to Deal With It’ | CNS News

Boehner's another RINO that just doesn't get it.

(CNSNews.com) – House Speaker John Boehner said at a press conference today that “it is just time to deal with” the issue of immigration reform, indicating he hopes to enact an immigration law in the coming year. Meanwhile, Boehner’s spokesman, Michael Steel, did not respond this afternoon to an emailed question from CNSNews.com asking him […]

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President Barack Obama threatens vetoes and executive orders after GOP sweep | Daily Mail Online

The defiant "Golfer in Chief".

President Barack Obama came out swinging on Wednesday just 14 hours after a Republican wave swept over the U.S. Congress in an election that largely repudiated his policies. ‘Congress will pass some bills I cannot sign,’ he said, threatening to dust off a veto pen that he has used only twice in nearly six years. […]

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Feds Release ‘Election Eve Dump’: 64,280 Pages From Fast and Furious

Eric Holder's DOJ document dump one Election Night!

The Justice Department has handed over to House investigators 64,280 pages of documents related to the notoriously botched Operation Fast and Furious — data President Barack Obama had claimed was exempt from congressional review. Calling the information an “election eve dump,” House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa on Tuesday hailed the hand-over. […]

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Republicans Win Control Of The U.S. Senate | The Daily Caller

O-bliterated!

Republicans won control of the U.S. Senate in Tuesday’s midterm elections, ousting several Democratic lawmakers from their seats and sending a stinging rebuke to President Barack Obama. The GOP needed a net gain of six seats to win back control of the Senate from Democrats. As of early Wednesday, Republicans had won seven seats controlled […]

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Report: Election-Eve Bombshell Memo Embroils Jeanne Shaheen in IRS Targeting Scandal

Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — Conservative groups here are outraged at a memo that surfaced hours before the polls open—a memo that suggests that incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) personally coordinated with the IRS’s Lois Lerner to use the tax agency’s power to target conservative groups. Conservatives in New Hampshire—and in other states with Democratic […]

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Liberals about to get clobbered in midterm elections conclude democracy is outdated | Human Events

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How bad are things looking for Democrats in the midterm elections?  So bad that the New York Times ran an op-ed from a Duke professor musing that we should stop having midterm elections, because democracy is, like, totally outdated and stuff: By Tuesday night about 90 million Americans will have cast ballots in an election that’s almost certain to […]

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American Thinker: Executive Amnesty: The Endgame Gambit in Obama’s Revolution

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Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Al.) issues a response to a Wall Street Journal report that confirms that “the President is planning to issue a massive unilateral amnesty after the election” that will “likely be broader in scope than anyone has imagined.” “Broader in scope than anyone has imagined”?  Who are these dim souls among our politicians […]

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Conservatives not satisfied with Mitch McConnell on Obamacare – Burgess Everett and Anna Palmer – POLITICO.com

Mitch McConnell (R-KY)

Four days before Election Day, conservatives are attacking Mitch McConnell, potentially the next Senate majority leader and in a tight race himself, as insufficiently committed to repealing Obamacare. At issue are McConnell’s remarks to Neil Cavuto of Fox News on Tuesday, when McConnell said that a standalone repeal of the health care law would take […]

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A Referendum on Competence | National Review Online

Incompetence personified.

Is this election really about nothing? Democrats might like to think so, but it’s not. First, like all U.S. elections, it’s about the economy. The effect of the weakest recovery in two generations is reflected in President Obama’s 13-point underwater ratings for his handling of the economy. Moreover, here is a president who proclaims the […]

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HHS: No Reported Cases of Enterovirus Among 68,541 Unaccompanied Illegal Minors | CNS News

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(CNSNews.com) – Of the 68,541 unaccompanied illegal alien children who entered the U.S. in fiscal year 2014, none were reported to have the enterovirus, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. CNSNews.com asked, “Just to clarify, you’re saying that none of the unaccompanied minors who have entered the U.S. had the enterovirus?” “There […]

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Charles Lipson: Obama’s Post-Election Policy Blowout – WSJ – WSJ

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By Charles Lipson With the midterm elections looming, the White House has delayed controversial decisions and appointments. That makes sense politically. The administration doesn’t want to force Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina, Sen. Mark Pryor of Arkansas, Michelle Nunn, who is running for the U.S. Senate in Georgia, or other embattled Democrats to defend […]

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CNN poll: Voters are angry – CNN.com

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Washington (CNN) — Nearly 7 in 10 Americans are angry at the direction the country is headed and 53% of Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama’s job performance, two troubling signs for Democrats one week before the midterm elections, a new CNN/ORC International Poll shows. Democrats are battling to try and save the Senate majority, […]

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Over 200,000 Doctors Avoiding Obamacare Plans | The Daily Caller

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The number of physicians nationwide that are declining to accept health plans from Obamacare exchanges is growing, according to a study from the American Action Forum. As of May 2014, over 214,000 doctors wouldn’t participate in Obamacare plans, and that number may be growing, according to AAF, a free-market think tank in Washington. While some Obamacare […]

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The Optimistic GOP Story Everyone Is Missing | National Review Online

Larry Kudlow

The vast majority of political journalists — and I include some of my conservative colleagues — are missing a very big story. The Republicans are going to recapture the Senate, picking up more seats than most any forecaster expects. And the House GOP is going to add to its majority. But then comes the big […]

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Could non-citizens decide the November election? – The Washington Post

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Could control of the Senate in 2014 be decided by illegal votes cast by non-citizens? Some argue that incidents of voting by non-citizens are so rare as to be inconsequential, with efforts to block fraud a screen for an agenda to prevent poor and minority voters from exercising the franchise, while others define such incidents […]

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WH Insists: Don’t Read Anything Into Purchase Order for Up to 34M Green Cards | CNS News

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(CNSNews.com) – Reporters tried again on Wednesday to find out if a DHS purchase order for millions of green cards signals the magnitude of President Obama’s intention to unilaterally grant legal status to illegal aliens after the midterm election. The purchase order requests “an estimated 4 million cards annually” and up to 34 million total. […]

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Canadian PM: Attack was terrorism – Associated Press – POLITICO.com

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper

OTTAWA, Ontario — A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada’s war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when he was shot to death by the ceremonial sergeant-at-arms. Canada’s prime minister called it the country’s second terrorist attack in three days. “We will not be intimidated. Canada […]

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American Thinker: President Doofus

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Doofus is an unusual but appropriate appellation for President Barack Hussein Obama. What Is A Doofus? “Doofus” is slang referring to a boob, for which the thesaurus lists the following synonyms — idiot, nitwit, dunce, fathead, fool, goof, goon, imbecile, jerk. Some might argue that these synonyms may be inapplicable. Perhaps, but a diminishing percentage would argue […]

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The Trouble with Early Voting | National Review Online

John Fund

Early and absentee voting have their place, but they are becoming the rule not the exception. The headline in Florida’s Sun-Sentinel newspaper this weekend says it all: “People Who Vote Before Election Could Decide Outcome of Governor’s Race.” In Florida, a third of the electorate will vote by mail, a third will vote early by […]

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U.S. Humanitarian Aid Going to ISIS – The Daily Beast

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GAZIANTEP, Turkey—While U.S. warplanes strike at the militants of the so-called Islamic State in both Syria and Iraq, truckloads of U.S. and Western aid has been flowing into territory controlled by the jihadists, assisting them to build their terror-inspiring “caliphate.” The aid—mainly food and medical equipment—is meant for Syrians displaced from their hometowns, and for […]

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101st Airborne Won’t Get Full Protective Hazmat Suits for Ebola Mission in West Africa | The Gateway Pundit

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Unbelievable. Troops from the 101st Airborne Division will not receive full protective Hazmat suits for their mission in West Africa. They’re being sent to West Africa – but won’t get full protective Hazmat suits. US troops prepare for deployment (US Army Africa) The 101st Airborne is a U.S. Army modular light infantry division trained for […]

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