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April 23, 2014

BLM Seizes Texas Rancher’s Land – Without Any Compensation (Video)



BLM Seizes Texas Rancher’s Land – Without Any Compensation

The Bureau of Land Management seized 140 acres from Texas Rancher Teddy Henderson. Henderson says the government did not pay him a dime for it. Henderson told Greta Van Susteren he was ordered to continue to make monthly payments on the land, even though he no longer owned it.

Texas AG Greg Abbott addressed BLM’s intent of confiscating another 90,000 acres telling them, “Come and Take It!”


BLM Eyes 90,000 Acres of Texas Land


After the recent Bundy Ranch episode by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Texans are becoming more concerned about the BLM’s focus on 90,000 acres along a 116 mile stretch of the Texas/Oklahoma boundary. The BLM is reviewing the possible federal takeover and ownership of privately-held lands which have been deeded property for generations of Texas landowners.




Wild Thing's comment..........

Our country is going insane.


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IRS Agents Who Didn't Pay Their Taxes Receive Big Bonuses (Video)






IRS Agents Who Didn't Pay Their Taxes Receive Big Bonuses

A new watchdog report finds more than 1,000 IRS workers (who didn't pay their taxes) received not only cash bonuses but extra time off to the tune of 10,582 hours valued at $250,000. 69 employees got raises. If you're outraged, you're not alone.

The IRS was in damage control mode Tuesday after an audit revealed that it paid bonuses to employees who were in trouble over tax issues themselves.

More than $2.8 million, plus thousands of hours of paid time-off, were doled out over two years to employees who had recently been disciplined for various types of misconduct, according to an audit report. About $1 million of that money was given as bonuses to 1,100 employees who were in trouble over tax related issues.

The tax problems include willful understatement of tax liabilities, late payments and under-reporting of income, according to the report issued by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration.

The report says that providing awards to employees who fail to pay taxes "appears to create a conflict with the IRS's charge of ensuring the integrity of the system of tax administration."



Wild Thing's comment............

Disgusting and more of the corruption that is happening.



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Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst slammed the U.S. Bureau of Land Management





Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst slammed the U.S. Bureau of Land Management ....BLM ‘Makes My Blood Boil’


HOUSTON, TEXAS--Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst slammed the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in a statement today after Breitbart Texas revealed a federal plan to potentially seize mass tracts of privately-held land. The Lt. Governor said any such plan was “outrageous” and “made [his] blood boil.” The powerful state executive called on the Texas Attorney General to file a lawsuit against the BLM to blunt any federal designs for uncompensated “confiscation” of property.

“The federal government's history of arrogant overreach is approaching a new low with word the Bureau of Land Management is threatening to confiscate up to 90,000 acres of Texas land without compensation," Dewhurst said. "This is a federal land-grab, pure and simple and the BLM has done it before.”

Dewhurst touted his credentials on the matter, citing direct involvement in the 2000 Red River Boundary Compact during his time as the Texas Land Commissioner. The Lt. Governor directly challenged the legality of the BLM to inject itself in an ongoing dispute between states.

The Lieutenant Governor’s statement follows recent, exclusive commentary offered to Breitbart Texas from Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott that any action on the part of the BLM to invalidate private property claims will likely lead to a federal lawsuit.


“If I have to, I will make this our 31st lawsuit against the Obama Administration,” Abbott told Breitbart Texas.

The Texas Attorney General’s Office released a letter submitted to BLM Director Neil Kornze on April 22 demanding more information on any existing plans to stake federal claims to private lands. General Abbott particularly inquired as to what “procedural due process” would be afforded to land owners in the BLM’s crosshairs.

Current BLM documents obtained by Breitbart Texas indicate that a final decision as to whether the tracts of land along the Red River will not be rendered until mid-2017.

“The Red River is a popular recreation area for Oklahomans and Texans alike,” the BLM document states. “Portions of these lands are managed by the BLM and also have values as critical habitat for threatened and endangered species.”



Wild Thing's comment..........

I am so glad Abbott and Dewhurst are speaking out about this.



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Switch Hitter Democrat Charlie Crist Denies He Was Ever Pro-Life






National Review


There are a lot of Florida Democrats who will probably tell you they care about abortion – er, “abortion rights” or “reproductive rights.” The vast majority of them will, this fall, vote for a man who, during his 2006 race for governor, told a priest in Pensacola that he would sign a bill outlawing abortions except when the mother’s life was at stake. But then he told an AP reporter that he would only sign such a bill if it included exceptions for rape and incest. Also during that race, Charlie Crist attacked his GOP rival for being pro-choice. And as recently as January 2010, “Crist’s Republican U.S. Senate campaign released a statement saying he would ‘fight for pro-life legislative efforts.’”

And now he can come along and say, “even though I am pro-life, which I mean, for life, doesn’t mean I want to tell a woman what to do with her body, and I never have,” and almost every self-proclaimed pro-choice Florida Democrat will nod approvingly.

Because they don’t give a [insert your colorful metaphor here] what the heck Charlie Crist did in the past. They only care that he has a “D” after his name.



Wild Thing's comment..............

God help us here in Florida if horrible Charlie Crist wins his run to be gov.



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April 22, 2014

Krauthammer: Obama Uttered “the Single Stupidest Remark about Foreign Policy ever Uttered by an American President”







Krauthammer: Obama Uttered “the Single Stupidest Remark about Foreign Policy ever Uttered by an American President”

Here is Charles Krauthammer absolutely taking Barack Obama’s Foreign Policy apart. In fact, Krauthammer cites what he says is the “single stupidest remark about Foreign Policy ever uttered by an American President,” uttered, of course, by Barack Obama in 2009. It sent the signal how he would conduct Foreign Policy: “No nation can or should dominate another.”

Obama seemed to think by saying it – it would make it so, and he has governed accordingly. That kind of mindless naivete has emboldened Vladimir Putin and the Russians, as well as Iran, Syria and North Korea.


Wild Thing's comment.........

Obama is so horrible, we really do have the worst president in the history of our country.



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Democrat U.S. Representative Stephen Lynch on Obamacare: The Worst Is Yet to Come, “It’s Going to Hit the Fan” (Video)




U.S. Representative Stephen Lynch (D-MA) told the Boston Herald there are parts of Obamacare that were delayed because they were unpalatable.

“It’s going to hit the fan… Many will have to pay a 40% tax… It’s the first time in this country’s history that we are going to tax health care.”

Massachusetts representative Stephen Lynch isn’t just worried about the negative impact Obamacare will have on his party’s performance this fall — he also thinks its worst effects on our health-care system are still to come. Lynch, who voted against the Affordable Care Act in 2010, warned that the situation is “going to hit the fan” when the law’s delayed provisions go into effect down the road.

“There are parts of Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act, that were postponed because they are unpalatable,” he told the Boston Herald. The “Cadillac tax” that goes into effect in a few years and taxes employer health plans over a certain value, he said, will be “the first time in this country’s history that we have actually taxed health care.”


Wild Thing's comment..........

All of this makes me so angry and sick to my stomach.



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Disgusting Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) Says He Agrees With Jeb Bush on Amnesty



Republican Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) said he agreed with former Governor Jeb Bush that illegal immigration can be considered an “act of love”.


Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) on Monday agreed with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush that illegal immigration can be considered an “act of love.”.

Flake, in a Facebook post, praised Bush for speaking “so humanely and unapologetically about the motivations” of undocumented immigrants in a Fox News appearance that aired earlier this month.

“Truth is, I agree with Jeb, and I applaud him for having the guts to say it,” Flake wrote in the post on Monday. “Growing up here in Arizona, I’ve seen what motivates those who come here illegally. Sure, some come with the intent to do harm or simply to take advantage of our generosity. But many come to find work to feed their families. To lump everyone who crosses the border illegally into the same class is unfair and unproductive.”

Flake asserted his support for a more secure border and called for immigration reform that takes into account U.S. economic needs and a “rational” solution for those already here without documentation.




Wild Thing's comment..........

RINO agreeing with another RINO.... I have had it with these weak assholes in our party and their not respecting our laws on immigration.

Why should we obey laws of any kind when our government does not. sheesh.


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Obama Admin Wants To Force Companies To Hand Over Employees Personal Info To Union Organizers



Obama Admin Wants To Force Companies To Hand Over Employees Personal Info To Union Organizers


The Obama administration is poised to change regulations to allow for union “ambush elections” in which workers have less time to decide whether or not to join a union — and in which workers’ phone numbers and home addresses are provided to unions.

The administration’s National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) proposed rules would allow for union elections — in which workers at a company vote whether or not to unionize — to be held 10 days after a petition is filed. And what, exactly, would be happening to the unions during those 10 days? The new rules require employers to disclose workers’ personal information, including phone numbers, home addresses, and information about when they work their shifts.


Insiders close to the situation believe the new rules will almost certainly go into effect with few or no fundamental changes.

“The members of the Board went through two days of grueling hearings that went into the evening. They asked plenty of probing questions. But I wonder if any minds were changed at all,” Workforce Fairness Institute spokesman Fred Wszolek, who recently testified at an NLRB hearing in opposition to the rule, told The Daily Caller.



Wild Thing's comment...........

More of Obama and his people wanting control over American citizens lives.



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April 21, 2014

1,200 Students Petition to Block Michelle Obama at Topeka Graduation


1,200 Students Petition to Block Michelle Obama at Topeka Graduation


Michelle Obama’s attendance at the Topeka, Kansas graduation is drawing complaints.
1,200 students have signed a petition to block the First Lady from attending.


If expanding the guest list to include Michelle Obama at graduation for high school students in the Kansas capital city means fewer seats for friends and family, some students and their parents would prefer the first lady not attend.

A furor over what the Topeka school district considers an honor has erupted after plans were announced for Obama to address a combined graduation ceremony for five area high schools next month an 8,000-seat arena. For some, it was the prospect of a tight limit on the number of seats allotted to each graduate.

For others, it was the notion that Obama’s speech, tied to the 60th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Board of Education outlawing segregation in schools, would overshadow the student’s big day.

‘I’m a single mother who has raised him for 18 years by myself,’ said Tina Hernandez, parent of Topeka High School senior Dauby Knight. ‘I’ve told him education is the only way out. This is one of the biggest days of their lives. They’ve taken the glory and shine from the children and put on Mrs. Obama. She doesn’t know our kids.’

Hernandez was among the parents and students who spoke Thursday at a school board meeting and urged district officials to reconsider their decision to invite Obama. Ron Harbaugh, spokesman for the Topeka school district, said Friday discussions were under way to work out the logistics and planning for the event, including how many tickets each family would be allotted.

‘We will have a clearer picture of what’s going on,’ Harbaugh said.

Harbaugh said officials asked the president or first lady to speak at graduation as a tie-in with the anniversary of the Brown decision, which outlawed school segregation. The district plans to place a priority on seating students and their families, and could broadcast the event to an overflow room at a hotel adjacent to the graduation arena for those unable to find a seat inside.

That’s not good enough for Taylor Gifford, 18, who started an online petition on Thursday evening to urge the district to reconsider its plans. She and the more than 1,200 people who had signed it expressed concern that Obama’s visit would limit the seating options for family and friends.


Wild Thing's comment..........

I agree with the students. for Michelle to but in on their special day is wrong especially if it means the students family and friends cannot attend. Plus putting the attention on being about Michelle is sickening, the kids deserve better then that ..........it is their day not hers. Her speech will be all about her agenda......progressive BS.



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April 20, 2014

A Happy Holy Easter to Each of You









Carrie Underwood with Vince Gill How Great thou Art - Standing Ovation!


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Happy Easter and a very special one to each of you.
And for all our servicemen, servicewomen, their families and our allies and their families.


(((hug)))


Chrissie


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Rev. Franklin Graham: If You Want to Practice Sharia Law, Go Back to Where You Came From (Video)






Rev. Franklin Graham: If You Want to Practice Sharia Law, Go Back to Where You Came From


“We should be afraid of sharia law” in America, and Muslims here who want to practice sharia should go back to where they came from, “to those nations that recognize sharia law,” said Rev. Franklin Graham, head of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

In a recent interview with the Charlotte Observer, Graham was asked, “Some say you demonize Islam, and Christians in this country have opposed building a mosque or are worried about Sharia law. Isn’t it –”

Graham, who oversees the international Christian aid group Samaritan’s Purse, said, “We should be afraid of Sharia law. We should be absolutely afraid of it. No question about it, because there’s no tolerance in Sharia law. It persecutes those that do not believe in Islam.”



Wild Thing's comment............

He is right, it does not belong in our country. This is NOT a Muslim country and Islam's laws never should be a part of our laws in any way.



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April 19, 2014

Charlie Daniels: Harry Reid Should Be In Jail For ‘Impersonating An American’




Charlie Daniels: Harry Reid Should Be In Jail For ‘Impersonating An American’

On Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called supporters of the Bundy ranch “domestic terrorists” and questioned their patriotism. Country music star Charlie Daniels responded the same day with a tweet saying Reid should be in jail for “impersonating an American.”

“Harry Reid you should be put in jail for impersonating an American,” he tweeted.
A number of people agreed.

“AMEN Charlie!! I second that motion,” one person said.

“Please keep the light shined on this cockroach @SenatorReid & his punk kids too @CharlieDaniels -you’ve got a powerful torch to do it,” another person added.

Others suggested Obama also be thrown in jail. One Twitter user said that Reid would have been hung for his actions in the days of the wild west.

As we reported earlier today, Reid told the Las Vegas Review-Journal those who supported Bundy are “domestic terrorists” armed with fully automatic rifles. Additionally, he accused Bundy of not paying taxes and not recognizing the United States.

The Nevada Democrat also said he spoke with Attorney General Eric Holder, FBI leaders and Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie about the situation with the Bundy ranch. While speaking with reporters, he indicated that a task force is being set up, and hinted of further action.



Wild Thing's comment..............


God bless Charlie Daniels!


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Dinesh D'Souza: Bundy Ranchers Are Facing Real Domestic Terrorism From Their Government




Dinesh D'Souza: Bundy Ranchers Are Facing Real Domestic Terrorism From Their Government


Dinesh D'Souza was out in Nevada on Good Friday with hundreds of other patriots at a rally in support of Cliven Bundy. Dinesh told Megyn Kelly the ranchers are facing real domestic terrorism from their own goverment.



Wild Thing's comment............

This is very concerning, how Reid even thinks he can say the things he is saying and not be told off about it.He is so into himself and power just like Obama they both have lost any reality and they don't care since they get away with all they do and say.


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Scum Harry Reid Doubles Down: Bundy Ranch Supporters “Violent Terrorist Wannabes”





Harry Reid Doubles Down: Bundy Ranch Supporters “Violent Terrorist Wannabes”


REID: Bundy doesn’t believe that the American government is valid, he believes that the United States is a foreign government.

He doesn’t pay his taxes. He doesn’t follow the law. He doesn’t pay his fees.

And if anyone thinks by any figment of their imagination what happened up there last week was just people rallying to somebody that was oppressed — 600 people came in, armed. They had practiced, they had maneuvered, they knew what they were doing. They set up snipers in strategic locations with sniper rifles. They had assault weapons. They had automatic weapons. And they boasted about the fact that they put women in children — in fact one retired sheriff from Arizona boasted that he put women and children so that they would get hit first.

So, 600 people. If there were ever an example of people who were domestic, violent terrorist wannabes, these are the guys. And I think that we should call it that way.



Wild Thing's comment...........

Burn in hell Harry and take Obama and his wife with you.

Thank you Right Scoop for the video.



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Very Concerning Obama deliberately emboldening America’s enemies



Obama deliberately emboldening America’s enemies

FOX News


All Americans should be aware of some very disturbing events that speak to the state of terrorism, the strength of al Qaeda and our nation’s security. In light of the danger unfolding around us, we also need to question whether or not President Obama’s administration is serious about confronting what is clearly a gathering storm, or whether, in fact, his policies are encouraging those who wish to harm us.

One of the more shocking events illustrating the growing strength of al Qaeda is the release of a video this week showing what CNN reports as “the largest and most dangerous gathering of al Qaeda in years.” It’s what experts think is a recent gathering of the terrorist group’s leadership and more than 100 fighters in Yemen.


For an administration that does not hide its eagerness to use drones to kill terrorists, experts and journalists alike were wondering whether our intelligence community knew about this meeting, and if so, why didn’t they take the opportunity to kill the most dangerous of them with one drone strike?

The terrorists on the video seem strangely unconcerned with their safety, as though there was no need for them to feel at risk. When asked about the brazenness of the gathering, Rep. Mike Rogers, Michigan Republican and chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, noted on CNN: “We think that they’re feeling empowered. The less pressure you put on them, the more they take that as a victory … .”

It now appears al Qaeda was “on the run” in the same way you were able to keep your doctor and hospital.

Whether we didn’t know about the gathering, or did and chose to do nothing, it’s another signal to the beasts around the world that no one is home in Washington, D.C.

The dangerous circus created by the Obama regime’s rules doesn’t stop there.

Sept. 11 victims’ families are asserting they think the Obama administration is deliberately sabotaging the trials at Guantanamo, and insist the FBI is meddling in the cases, according to reports in the Free Beacon.

Unfortunately, both Mr. Obama and Attorney General Eric H. Holder have a history with the American people that not only doesn’t engender trust, but suggests efforts that are directly harming the nation and the American people, while pushing an agenda benefiting the terrorists.

In the article, two Sept. 11 victims’ family members told reporters of their suspicion regarding an FBI investigation into defense lawyers: “They had to know this would have some effect on the proceedings here,” one family member said. “Were I a very suspicious person, some could even say that was done purposely to derail these hearing and force it back into federal court,” said another. “It looks like a well-orchestrated snafu.”

Debra Burlingame is the sister of Charles F. “Chic” Burlingame III, pilot of American Airlines flight 77, which crashed into the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. She came to the public’s attention after becoming a passionate and determined advocate on behalf of all Americans in the aftermath of the attacks, which took her brother’s life and 2,976 others.

With the continuing bizarre decisions by Mr. Obama and the Holder Department of Justice, I asked Ms. Burlingame what she thought of the growing suspicion and concern by the families and the possibility that the Obama administration was deliberately sabotaging the process. Here’s what she told me:

“Someone, in violation of a D.C. District Court Protective Order, smuggled Khalid Shaikh Mohammed’s 34-page jihadi diatribe against America out of Gitmo and into the possession of the Huffington Post and BBC-TV.


“Smuggling this out of Gitmo is a criminal act. I find it repulsive that the attorneys defending the men who murdered 3,000 people are now trying to leverage an FBI investigation of what may be their own legal misconduct into an advantage for their clients,” said Ms. Burlingame.


Moreover, Ms. Burlingame didn’t mince any words about Mr. Holder and his involvement in the ongoing sham: “These defense attorneys are doing everything possible to delay this trial, to turn the proceedings into a sham, so that Eric Holder, their ideological soulmate, can tell the American people that military commissions are inferior courts,” continued Ms. Burlingame

“I would like to remind the public that Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and his co-conspirators told a lawfully convened military tribunal in December 2008 that they wished to plead guilty and be executed. Barack Obama’s first act as president in 2009 was to shut down that proceeding and put these cases into legal limbo for another 2 years.


“It finally reconvened in 2011, and in the time since then, an army of defense lawyers has stalled this trial with hundreds of frivolous motions, all aimed at making a mockery of the court,” she said.

Regarding where things stand now, I asked Ms. Burlingame if it is reasonable to think Mr. Holder is deliberately undermining our efforts to get justice at Gitmo.

“Our own attorney general has repeatedly made public statements expressly undermining the court’s authority . His statements have been disgraceful. So, it is perfectly understandable that 9/11 family members would suspect that Eric Holder is colluding to sabotage this trial.”


It is a horrible thing when Americans have to consider the possibility that the leadership of this country is purposefully acting in a manner that benefits our nation’s enemies. Yet, when we look around the world, those feeling and acting empowered are the bullies, tyrants and terrorists.

The American president does have power, including the sort that signals to the world’s beasts that they can do as they please.



Wild Thing's comment...........


Thank you Debra!

Obama made it very clear during his first run for president that he would stand with the Muslims if and when there was a choice We must never forget that.


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Business and Job-Killer Obama Punts on Keystone Pipeline Until After Midterm Elections


‘Ridiculous’: Administration punts on Keystone, Obama faces Dem revolt


FOX News

The Obama administration once again has punted on a final decision for the Keystone XL pipeline, announcing ahead of the holiday weekend it is extending a key review period indefinitely — a move that could push off a determination until after the midterm elections.

Republicans, as well as red-state Democrats who want the proposed Canada-to-Texas pipeline approved, slammed the administration for the delay. Democrats even threatened to find ways to go around the president to get the project approved.

“It’s absolutely ridiculous that this well over five year long process is continuing for an undetermined amount of time,” Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., said in a statement.

Republican Nebraska Rep. Lee Terry called the decision “shameful,” noting that another spring construction season will come and go without the project.

The administration had been in the middle of a 90-day review period for federal agencies assessing an environmental study from the State Department.

But the State Department said Friday it is giving agencies "additional time" to weigh in, in part because of ongoing litigation before the Nebraska Supreme Court which could affect the pipeline's route. If the route changes, officials made clear the State Department reserves the right to conduct another environmental impact study to include more public comments, which could delay the process more.

Further, the department said officials need to go over the "unprecedented number" of new public comments -- roughly 2.5 million of them -- received during a separate comment period that ended in early March.

"The Permit process will conclude once factors that have a significant impact on determining the national interest of the proposed project have been evaluated and appropriately reflected in the decision documents," the department said.

Keystone supporters in Congress were furious with the decision. Just days earlier, 11 Democratic senators had written to President Obama urging him to make a final decision by the end of May, complaining that the process "has been exhaustive in its time, breadth and scope."

With the extension, the administration effectively has turned down that request. One of the letter's signatories, Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., who is in a tough re-election fight this year, said the decision amounts to an "indefinite delay" of the project.

"This decision is irresponsible, unnecessary and unacceptable," she said. "By making it clear that they will not move the process forward until there is a resolution in a lawsuit in Nebraska, the administration is sending a signal that the small minority who oppose the pipeline can tie up the process in court forever. There are 42,000 jobs, $20 billion in economic activity and North America's energy security at stake."

Landrieu, as chairwoman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, also threatened to "take decisive action to get this pipeline permit approved."

This could put pressure on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to allow a vote on legislation to either force the president to approve the project or make a decision by a certain date.

There is a wide bipartisan support in the Senate. Last year, the chamber voted 62-37 on a nonbinding amendment that called for the pipeline's approval.

A congressional source told Fox News that at this point, the administration is not giving a hard deadline, and the process appears to be open-ended.

The administration has faced pressure from both sides of the debate on the pipeline. Republicans largely are united in support of the project, but Democrats are sharply divided. Moderate Democrats, as well as labor unions, are pressing the State Department to give the thumbs-up, calling the project a jobs engine and a way to boost energy security. But environmental interests, and lawmakers allied with them, are strongly opposed -- citing its alleged impact on climate change and possible health risks.

One such environmentalist, California billionaire Tom Steyer, has been vowing to back vulnerable Democrats with big money if they oppose the pipeline. He called the latest announcement "good news on Good Friday for those who oppose Keystone as not being in our nation's best interest."

The State Department has jurisdiction because the Canada-to-Texas pipeline crosses the U.S.-Canada border. The drawn-out process has frustrated America's allies in Canada. Canadian Ambassador to the U.S. Gary Doer told Fox News after the announcement Friday that every day the project is delayed is a lost opportunity to put people to work.

He also said the oil is coming "whether it be by rail or truck."

In pointing to the Nebraska court case, the State Department was referring to a state judge recently overturning a law allowing the current path through the state.

But Sen. John Hoeven, R-Neb., charged that the strategy here "is clearly defeat through delay."



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There are people on both sides of the isle that want this pipeline and yet obama keeps saying no.


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April 18, 2014

WOW! Harry Reid: Cliven Bundy Supporters Are “Domestic Terrorists” (Video)







Harry Reid: Cliven Bundy Supporters Are “Domestic Terrorists”


The Review Journal

U.S. Sen. Harry Reid on Thursday called supporters of Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy “domestic terrorists” because they defended him against a Bureau of Land Management cattle roundup with guns and put their children in harm’s way.

“They’re nothing more than domestic terrorists,” Reid said during an appearance at a Las Vegas Review-Journal “Hashtags & Headlines” event at the Paris. “I repeat: what happened there was domestic terrorism.”

The BLM shut down its weeklong roundup of Bundy’s cattle Saturday after an armed confrontation with dozens of militia members who had traveled to Southern Nevada from across the country and from neighboring states.




Wild Thing's comment............

Harry Reid is so over the top and out of line and should be ashamed of himself but he won't be ever, he has no soul.



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LMAO Jay Carney Says " there has never been a more transparent administration"


Jay Carney there has never been a more transparent administration


MAJOR GARRETT: The Obama administration came to Washington promising transparency. In your view, has the administration fallen short of this goal?

JAY CARNEY: I think there’s no question, I’ve covered the previous two administrations, and know a thing or two about ones before that, there has never been a more transparent administration. We provide more information about, for example, the WAVES [the White House "Workers and Visitors Entry System"] records, something that no administration has ever done. The WAVES records are collected by the Secret Service, individuals who are cleared in for White House access. Those have never been released before, no administration has ever released them.

And I think it’s fair to say that the release of that information has made this White House far more transparent than any other [administration]. That doesn’t mean it’s perfectly transparent. It creates headaches for us, and ridiculous stories on Fox News and elsewhere about, for example, saying Hillary Clinton was only in the White House five times, while Secretary so-and-so was there this many times.


Wild Thing's comment...........

Hahaha oh so many lies from Carney and his boss Obama.


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Dictator Obama: Democrats Should “Forcefully Defend” Obamacare







Obama: Democrats Should “Forcefully Defend” Obamacare…

Democrats should forcefully defend and be proud of the fact that millions of people . . . we’re helping, because of something we did.




Wild Thing's comment............


Obamacare was forced on America and now Obama wants his democrats to use more force and defend it.
Obama is a HOD, a thug!



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April 17, 2014

Obama Requests $182 Million to Push New Gun Control Laws


Obama Requests $182 Million to Push New Gun Control Laws


According to The Washington Free Beacon, President Barack Obama’s budget proposal also calls for $1.1 billion to “protect Americans from gun violence—including $182 million to support the president’s ‘Now is the Time’ gun safety initiative.”


Attorney General Eric Holder said on Friday that gun tracking bracelets are something the Justice Department (DOJ) wants to “explore” as part of its gun control efforts.

When discussing gun violence prevention programs within the DOJ, Holder told a House appropriations subcommittee that his agency is looking into technological innovations.





“I think that one of the things that we learned when we were trying to get passed those common sense reforms last year, Vice President Biden and I had a meeting with a group of technology people and we talked about how guns can be made more safe,” he said.

“By making them either through finger print identification, the gun talks to a bracelet or something that you might wear, how guns can be used only by the person who is lawfully in possession of the weapon.”

“It’s those kinds of things that I think we want to try to explore so that we can make sure that people have the ability to enjoy their Second Amendment rights, but at the same time decreasing the misuse of weapons that lead to the kinds of things that we see on a daily basis,” Holder said.

The Justice Department has requested $382.1 million in increased spending for its fiscal year 2014 budget for “gun safety.”

Included in the proposal is $2 million for “Gun Safety Technology” grants, which would award prizes for technologies that are “proven to be reliable and effective.”

President Barack Obama’s budget proposal also calls for $1.1 billion to “protect Americans from gun violence—including $182 million to support the president’s ‘Now is the Time’ gun safety initiative.”

A recent innovation allows a gun owner to only unlock a safe with a fingerprint scan and an “RFID-equipped bracelet.”

Others have suggested manufacturing GPS tracking and RFID chips into every gun. RFID chips transmit location data and are used by law enforcement agencies to send automatic alerts if a weapon moves away from the tracker, indicating that the gun is lost or stolen.


Obama’s Now Is the Time initiative would ban “assault weapons” and limit ammunition magazines to 10 rounds.

Source...you can click on this link of Obama's and scroll down the page for more information.





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There are a lot of democrats that own guns, I just don't see how even their blind following of Obama there would be a majority vote of gun control etc.about guns.

But then again it could end up being it only applies to you and I and not politicians just like the commie obamacare has been set up. We live in a country of dictators now. GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR


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Jimmy Carter to President Obama: Reject the Keystone XL Pipeline Because of Climate Change



Jimmy Carter to President Obama: Reject the Keystone XL Pipeline Because of Climate Change


Carter to Obama: 'You know better'

Former President Jimmy Carter urged President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry to reject construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline on Wednesday, warning that the project would worsen the damaging effects of climate change and saying their decision would define their legacy "on one of the greatest challenges humanity has ever faced."

"As you deliberate the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, you are poised to make a decision that will signal either a dangerous commitment to the status quo, or bold leadership that will inspire millions counting on you to do the right thing for our shared climate," explained a letter signed by Carter and nine other former recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize. The letter appeared as a newspaper advertisement on Wednesday morning.

The proposed project would transport crude oil harvested from tar sands in Canada to refineries on the U.S. Gulf Coast. Supporters have said it would be a boon for job creation and domestic energy production, but opponents have warned that oil extraction from the tar sands -- among the most carbon-intensive methods of energy production -- would greatly expand if the project is approved.

"You are among the first generation of leaders that knows better -- leaders that have the knowledge, tools, and opportunity to pivot our societies away from fossil fuels and towards smarter, safer and cleaner energy," the letter said. "History will reflect on this moment and it will be clear to our children and grandchildren if you made the right choice....A rejection would signal a new course for the world's largest economy. You know as well as we do the powerful precedent that this would set. This leadership by example would usher in a new era where climate change and pollution is given the urgent attention and focus it deserves in a world where the climate crisis is already a daily struggle for so many."

In affixing his name to the letter, Carter becomes the first former president to weigh in against the proposed project. Former President George W. Bush has called building the pipeline a "no-brainer," and former President Bill Clinton has said "we should embrace it and develop a stakeholder-driven system of high standards for doing the work."



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One asshole president to another............sheesh. Both horrible presidents!


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Shocking New Video Of Destruction After Standoff At Bundy Ranch





Shocking New Video Of Destruction After Standoff At Bundy Ranch



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Disgusting how they did this and then our government turns around and kisses up to the illegals.




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Feds Leave Trail of Wreckage Destroyed Water Tanks, Shot Bulls, Ran Over Tortoise Dens




Feds accused of leaving trail of wreckage after Nevada ranch standoff


FOX News

The federal agency that backed down over the weekend in a tense standoff with a Nevada rancher is being accused of leaving a trail of wreckage behind.

Fox News toured the damage — allegedly caused by the Bureau of Land Management — which included holes in water tanks and destroyed water lines and fences. According to family friends, the bureau’s hired “cowboys” also killed two prize bulls.

“They had total control of this land for one week, and look at the destruction they did in one week,” said Corey Houston, friend of rancher Cliven Bundy and his family. “So why would you trust somebody like that? And how does that show that they’re a better steward?”

The BLM and other law enforcement officials backed down on Saturday in their effort to seize Bundy’s cattle, after hundreds of protesters, some armed, arrived to show support for the Bundy family. In the end, BLM officials left the scene amid concerns about safety, and no shots were fired.

The dispute between the feds and the Bundy family has been going on for years; they say he owes more than $1.1 million in unpaid grazing fees — and long ago revoked his grazing rights over concern for a federally protected tortoise. They sent officials to round up his livestock following a pair of federal court orders last year giving the U.S. government the authority to impound the cattle.


The feds, though, are being accused of taking the court orders way too far.

On a Friday night conference call, BLM officials told reporters that "illegal structures" on Bundy's ranch -- water tanks, water lines and corrals -- had to be removed to "restore" the land to its natural state and prevent the rancher from restarting his illegal cattle operation.

However, the court order used to justify the operation appears only to give the agency the authority to "seize and impound" Bundy's cattle.

"Nowhere in the court order that I saw does it say that they can destroy infrastructure, destroy corrals, tanks ... desert environment, shoot cattle," Houston said.

Bundy's friends say the BLM wranglers told them the bulls were shot because they were dangerous and could gore their horses. One bull was shot five times.

But Houston said the pen holding the bull wasn't even bent. "It's not like the bull was smashing this pen and trying tackle people or anything," he said. "The pen is sitting here. It hasn't moved. No damage whatsoever. Where was the danger with that bull?"

Plus he said BLM vehicles appear to have crushed a tortoise burrow near the damaged water tank. "How's that conservation?" he asked.

The BLM has not yet responded to a request for comment on these allegations.



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Totally unnecessary destruction, this is horrible and pathetic.



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April 16, 2014

Joe Biden Tells Boston Bombing Survivors “It Was Worth It” (Video)




Joe Biden was in Boston today on the anniversary of the Marathon bombings.

Biden told the survivors of last year’s terrorist attack – “It was worth it.”

“To those quote “survivors,” My God, you have survived and you have soared. It was worth… It was worth it. I mean this sincerely, just to hear each of you speak. You’re truly, truly inspiring. I’ve never heard anything so beautiful with what all of you just said.”




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Not even gaffe, a stupid, insensitive thing to say




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What a jerk! Jay Carney on the Boston Bombing Anniversary: "It's mostly important in Boston"



Jay Carney on the Boston Bombing Anniversary: "It's mostly important in Boston"

Jay Carney today defended the White House' decision to keep the press out of the moment of silence observed by the Obamas in remembrance of the Boston Bombing. Carney said that the anniversary is "mostly important" in Boston.



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We keep seeing how little those on the left care about Americans.

What happened last year in the Boston Marathon happened on our soil, our country and it effected all of us that care about NOT wanting attacks to Americans.


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Louisiana Democrats Call Bible “Offensive” After Legislators Move To Make It State’s Official Book



Louisiana Democrats Call Bible “Offensive” After Legislators Move To Make It State’s Official Book


Louisiana legislators advanced a bill Thursday that would make the Holy Bible the official Louisiana state book, despite concerns the move could prompt litigation.

“You cannot separate Christianity from the Bible,” said state Rep. Wesley Bishop, D-New Orleans, a lawyer and the son of a preacher. “If you adopt the Bible as the official state book, you also adopt Christianity as the state religion … We are going to open ourselves up to a lawsuit.”

The House Municipal, Parochial and Cultural Affairs Committee voted 8-5 to recommend the legislation to the full House.

State Rep. Thomas Carmody, R-Shreveport, countered that naming an official state book doesn’t equate to establishing a state religion, which isspecifically prohibited in the U.S. Constitution.

“The Holy Bible would be appropriate for the state of Louisiana,” he said, particularly given the state’s strong religious ties. [...]

Other legislators said Carmody’s bill was not inclusive of all types of religions practiced by Louisiana residents.

“As an elected official on this committee and in this building, some of my constituents from the city of New Orleans and around the state will find this type of legislation offensive,” said state Rep. Jared Brossett, D-New Orleans.

“You don’t think it’s offensive to some citizens of this state to select the Bible as the official state book?” asked Rep. Ebony Woodruff, D-Harvey. Woodruff suggested Carmody add “all books of faith like the Quran, the Torah.”

Carmody said he thought the Bible was “the appropriate symbol.” He said the state can have more than one state book, just as it has more than one official jelly.



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Democrats should wake up and realize what their party hates. How anyone can be a democrat is something I will never understand.



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April 15, 2014

Southwest Flight Attendant Entertains Passengers With Hilarious Pre-Flight Safety Check (Video)






Southwest Flight Attendant Entertains Passengers With Hilarious Pre-Flight Safety Check

The flight attendant, Marty Cobb, started off the safety instructions with a bang as she introduced the other attendants.

"If I can pretend to have your attention for just a few moments, my ex-husband, my new boyfriend and their divorce attorney are going to show you the safety features."

"Everybody gets their very own teeny-weenie yellow Southwest bikini."

"Place the mask over your nose and mouth and breathe normally. To activate the flow of oxygen, please insert .75 cents for the first minute"

She gets a round of applause when she gets done..



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My guess is the flight attendant got tired of people not listening. hahaha


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Several States Seeing Health Care Premiums Jump By More Than 50% Because of Obamacare








Several States Seeing Health Care Premiums Jump By More Than 50% Because of Obamacare

The Washington Free Beacon

A new survey of health insurance brokers shows premiums in several states have increased more than 50 percent, Fox News reported Monday.

“So this was the largest percentage increase in any quarter since they’ve been doing the survey, but a 12 percent, 11 percent increase on average across all the states, that puts it at the upper end of any increase we’ve seen for decades,” said Dr. Scott Gottlieb, a former adviser for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Reporter Jim Angle said the survey laid the blame on Obamacare, and Delaware, Florida and California are among the states with the highest premium hikes. Requirements of the new health care law have driven up the costs of the benefits.

“Ten essential health benefits along with more than 20,000 pages of regulations, the current increases are for the first policies issued under Obamacare in 2014, but insurance companies will soon have to set rates for 2015 as well, and analysts fear the increases now mean even bigger increases next year,” he said.

Gottlieb added the administration no longer bothers to peddle the false promise that Obamacare would save families $2,500 per year.




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The best thin that could happen to fight this nightmare would be if all of it happened as fast as possible, the entire nightmare. Let people be forced to see how terrible it truly is so they will wake up. There are still people that actually think it is a good thing. sheesh.



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April 14, 2014

Benghazi Mother At San Diego Protest: Obama and Hillary Lied And It Makes A Difference







Benghazi Mother At San Diego Protest: Hillary Lied And It Makes A Difference

SAN DIEGO, CA — Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke via satellite to attendees of San Diego’s Western Healthcare Leadership Academy on Apr. 11, just days after canceling plans to attend in person. Two protest groups gathered outside the San Diego Convention Center for the conference, but for two different reasons.

One group of 10-15 demonstrators, promoting a single-payer healthcare system, stood across from the Convention Center. While playing a recording of the folk tune “Medicare for All,” the group spoke to passing pedestrians for approximately two hours.

The other protest, directly in front of the Convention Center, included over 40 protestors expressing their opposition to Hillary’s handling of the events surrounding the September 11, 2012 attack on the American diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.

Organized by the recently-formed group The Difference Matters, those walking the protest line included Benghazi victim Sean Smith’s mother, Pat Smith, and a friend of Ty Woods, another Benghazi victim.


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I am glad this mother keeps pointing out what Hillary and Obama have done and their lies to her.




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Obama’s HHS Nominee Proved Her Loyalty to Clinton by Digging Through a Dead Vince Foster's Trash


Obama’s HHS Nominee Proved Her Loyalty to Clinton by Digging Through a Dead Vince Foster's Trash


Obama on Friday formally nominated Sylvia Mathews Burwell to head the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) following the botched resignation of Kathleen Sebelius.

Burwell served in several positions under the Bill Clinton administration, including as a deputy aide to then-budget director Jack Lew. In July 1995, Burwell (then Sylvia Mathews) was one of several key aides questioned by the Senate Whitewater Committee regarding the death of deputy White House counsel Vince Foster.

Foster’s death was officially ruled a suicide. The Clinton White House eventually admitted to misleading investigators about how senior officials had seized and disposed of files relating to the first couple’s controversial investments in the Whitewater Development Corporation, a failed real estate venture.

Clinton spokeswoman Dee Dee Myers admitted that then-White House counsel Bernard Nussbaum, who had recovered documents relating to the Whitewater controversy from Foster’s office after his death, did not turn over the documents to the Clinton family’s personal attorney, contrary to what White House officials had claimed. Nussbaum had actually given the documents to Hillary Clinton’s chief of staff, who placed them in a White House safe for five days before being turned over to the family attorney.

Under questioning, Sylvia Mathews and her colleagues denied impeding a police investigation into Foster’s death after his body was found in a northern Virginia park. According to the New York Times, Mathews testified “in laborious detail about what she had found in Mr. Foster’s garbage on the night he died.”

That experience may come in handy as she prepares to oversee the implementation of Obamacare.




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I hope they bring this up at her hearing but I have my doubts they will. Vince Foster was murdered and there was plenty of proof, it is another one of those deaths that ill and Hillary got away with.



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April 13, 2014

IRS Seizing Tax Refunds Of Children, Grandchildren Of Debtors, Decades After Debt




IRS Seizing Tax Refunds Of Children, Grandchildren Of Debtors, Decades After Debt

FOX News

They’re paying out billions in fraudulent claims and then going after people who they have no business chasing


The old maxim that you can’t hold children responsible for the sins of their parents no longer applies — at least as far as Washington is concerned.

Congress quietly passed legislation in 2011 lifting the former 10-year statute of limitations on money owed to the government, allowing Uncle Sam to collect debts going back decades. The measure also allows the government to collect from debtors’ children and grandchildren, according to Fox News.

Now, “some 400,000 Americans may see their tax refund checks grabbed by the government,” Fox reported.


Former Justice Department attorney J. Christian Adams called it “classic abuse” during his Friday appearance on “The Kelly File.”

“Imagine it,” he told Fox News Host Megyn Kelly. Instead of a refund check, “you get a letter from the IRS. And it says, ’40 years ago, your parents got a disability payment that we happened to overpay. … So now we’re taking it out of your tax refund.’”

Think it can’t happen in America? Think again. Fox also reported:


" Awoman named Mary Grice, whose father died when she was 4 years old in 1977, leaving her mother with five children. Thirty-seven years later, the Social Security administration is claiming that it overpaid someone in her family, but it isn’t sure whom, and is going after Ms. Grice for the alleged debt.

When Megyn Kelly asked Adams what the chances are of the government dropping the debt against Grice, Adams answered, “Zero.”


“This is an administration that loves to suspend laws when they’re inconvenient and not enforce certain laws,” Adams said. “Let’s see if they do it here.”


Fox News host Greta Van Susteren took up the Grace case in her “Off the Record” comment Friday.

In no uncertain terms, she said, the government “stole” $2,996 from Grice’s tax refund for the alleged Social Security overpayment 37 years ago. But it gets even better.
“Social Security told her [Grice], they had no records explaining the debt,” Van Susteren said, comparing the matter to the State Department’s “ho-hum” response to the discovery that it had lost $8 billion in funds while Hillary Clinton served as secretary of state.




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What the hell is happening to our country.!!!

Can we have ONE WEEK where this rogue regime DOESN'T break the law and violate the rights of US citizens? Just one week?




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Federal Judge: Eric Holder ‘Disrespectful,’ and Has Set ‘A Dangerous Precedent’


Federal Judge: Eric Holder ‘Disrespectful,’ and Has Set ‘A Dangerous Precedent’


Washington, D.C., federal judge rebuked U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday for overstepping his authority and disrespecting the judicial process.

“I regret that, before we voted on the amendment, Attorney General Holder instructed assistant United States attorneys across the nation not to object to defense requests to apply the proposed amendment in sentencing proceedings going forward,” Judge William Pryor Jr. said at a public hearing, according to the National Review. “That unprecedented instruction disrespected our statutory role ‘as an independent commission in the judicial branch,’ to establish sentencing policies and practices under the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984.”

Eric Holder pointing at GohmertA day earlier, U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, accused Holder of ignoring subpoenas issued by the House Judiciary Committee.

Obama’s procrastinator-in-chief had been expected to appear before the Sentencing Commission to defend his breach of protocol, but he never showed up. Since the sentencing guidelines themselves were never at issue, the commission unanimously passed the amendment to reduce non-violent drug dealers’ prison terms by 17 percent. But Holder’s attempts to sidestep the constitutional process remain a sticking point for Pryor and other critics.

“The law provides the executive no authority to establish national sentencing policies based on speculation about how we and Congress might vote on a proposed amendment,” Pryor said, according to The Blaze. “We do not discharge our statutory duty until we vote on a proposed amendment, and Congress, by law, has until Nov. 1 to decide whether our proposed amendment should become effective.”


When fellow Commissioner Jonathan Wroblewski tried to defend Holder by calling his behavior was lawful and respectful, Chief Judge Rosario Hinojosa rebuffed him, accusing Holder of setting “a dangerous precedent.”

“For those committed to the rule of law, the question…it’s whether the Attorney General, the chief law enforcement officer in the United States, is committed to following the law as it exists, or instead, as he wants and speculates it might become,” Georgetown law professor William G. Otis said in a statement, National Review reported.

Rest assured, Holder’s role as an administration lightning rod will not soften any time soon.


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Holder and Obama have plotted destruction of the USA since day one.


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Another Government Grab Battle Waged Against Property Owners In Colorado




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Another Government Grab Battle Waged Against Property Owners In Colorado


Andy and Ceil Barrie have been battling the Summit County commissioners who decided to seize the Barrie’s property. Similar to the Bundy Ranch battle in recent news, these government officials give lame excuses to justify their unconstitutional property grabs. This constant overreach at the hands of bureaucracies are an assault against American taxpayers, along with an assault against our constitutional rights in the pursuit of happiness (granted to us by our Creator).


BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. – ”They’re spending us to death,” said landowner Andy Barrie.

He is not talking about property taxes, inflation or even the cost of skiing in glitzy ski country. Rather, he’s talking about the legal fight he and his wife have been waging to save their pristine piece of mountain property — with breathtaking views of Colorado’s high country — from being taken over by the county through eminent domain.

Their battle is a unique test of private property rights. [...]

The isolated parcel is surrounded by 2.2 million acres of White River National Forest, and is essentially an island of private property. It includes an old mining cabin, an outhouse and a shuttered gold mine. The area is popular with hikers.

The couple’s trouble started when the U.S. Forest Service took them to task for using a utility vehicle to drive from their main residence to their cabin. They say they never went off-road, and petitioned for the path to be declared a county road.

The county, though, responded by trying to buy the Barries’ higher-elevation property in order to protect and preserve it as open space. The Barries, who never had any plans to develop it, did not want to sell.

That’s when the county pulled their trump card.

Unbeknownst to the Barries, the previous owner had remodeled the cabin without permits. So Summit County commissioners voted to condemn the property for wiring and plumbing (even though the cabin has none) and filed for eminent domain.

“I understand that we are all trying to save these beautiful mountains and make them accessible to everyone, but you know that property has been sitting there since President Garfield signed our land patent, and we’re not doing anything bad there,” Ceil Barrie said.

Last week, the two sides participated in required, formal mediation with a judge. Summit County, which refused interview requests, released a statement saying: “Both parties engaged in productive negotiations in pursuit of a voluntary settlement regarding the purchase. … We are optimistic that a resolution will be reached within a matter of weeks, if not days.”

The Barries’ hopes are dimming. Asked if recent mediation pointed to a way for the Barries to keep the land in the family name and avoid eminent domain, Andy Barrie responded flatly, “No, they’re taking it.” [...]


Further, they're concerned that should Summit County seize control of their 10-acre tract, the county will simply trade the property with the U.S. Forest Service for valuable land closer to town.

"They collude together to basically screw up their citizens. ... Sooner or later, we're going to run out of money, but we wanted to fight the good fight and let people know our story and what their government is up to," Andy Barrie said.

Fox News checked with the White River National Forest division of the U.S. Forest Service about the Barries' case. Spokesman Bill Kight said via email: "In the case of this or any on-going legal matter (including eminent domain petitions) with any federal, state, county or local government the Forest Service will not be issuing any statement during such legal proceedings."

The Barries have spent more than $75,000 to date. The mediation judge recently advised them the financial figure could double in the coming months.

"I even promised my daughter she could get married up here, and now all that's gone," Andy Barrie said.



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This additional LINK is also about this family and it has a lot of photos you can see as well.


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BLM Will Release Confiscated Cattle To Rancher



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A deal has been reached between Bundy family leaders and the BLM, but not without some very tense moments.

Armed Bundy family leaders met with BLM officers Saturday afternoon in Mesquite to discuss the fate of the Bundy’s cattle that the feds removed from BLM land, over the past week. The cattle are being held at a holding area in Mesquite.

Prior to the meeting, hundreds of protesters, some armed, tried storming the BLM’s cattle gate, but weren’t successful. The crowd was urged to wait 30 minutes and give both sides a chance to talk. An agreement was reached that the cattle will be released to the Bundy family later Saturday.

At one point, I-15 was closed in both directions, about seven miles south of Mesquite, because protesters had blocked the freeway. Nearly two dozen police officers and a SWAT unit were at the scene to keep the peace and assist the BLM enforcement officers to safely leave the area.

Protesters have been gathering all week in support of Bundy, who has been locked in a legal battle for the past 20 years over grazing rights with the federal government

It was announced Saturday morning that Sheriff Douglas Gillespie, Bundy and the BLM were able to reach an agreement over the cattle the BLM has already removed from the federal property.

The agency said it is concerned about the safety of its employees and the public. Earlier this week, BLM officers and supporters of the Bundy family were involved in a scuffle. Cliven Bundy’s son, Ammon Bundy, was tased twice by federal agents. Another woman said she was thrown to the ground by an officer.

With more Bundy supporters pouring in from around the country, safety concerns began to grow.

Sheriff Gillespie has been negotiating with Bundy behind the scenes for months and reached a tentative agreement Friday night, though Bundy insisted the sheriff come to his ranch to finalize the arrangement face-to-face.

In its statement, the BLM said its actions this past week were progress in enforcing two court orders to remove the trespassing cattle from public land.

The agency director also asked that everyone involved in the dispute remain peaceful and law-abiding.

The BLM had offered to pay Bundy for the cattle already confiscated, sources said, but the protesters wanted the cattle returned to Bundy.




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The people have spoken. I hate so much that this ever had to happen. The support was huge for the family and I am sooooo glad.



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