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Obama Scandal Links Archive

 

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What Hong Kong's Snowden decision tells us

Hong Kong’s decision to let NSA-secrets-leaker Edward Snowden slip away is lamentable but also very telling.  

It is partially the result of failed U.S. leadership along with a disinclination to get involved in the Obama

administration’s unserious handling of secrets.


Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/06/24/what-hong-kong-snowden-decision-tells-us/#ixzz2XA6F4FuJ

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Lawmakers question Obama's pledge to scale back

US nuclear arsenal

President Obama’s pledge to cut the United States' nuclear arsenal by one-third is sending the wrong message to

the global community, some Washington lawmakers said Wednesday.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/20/gop-lawmaker-calls-obama-pledge-to-scale-back-us-nuclear-arsenal-is-misguided/#ixzz2Wl09oWDH

 

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Official, private assessments contradict president’s claim that Al Qaeda is on ‘path to defeat’

The threat posed by al Qaeda terrorism around the world continues to increase despite President Barack Obama's

recent claim that the central group behind the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks is on the path to defeat, according to U.S.

and foreign counterterrorism officials and private experts.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/19/official-private-assessments-contradict-presidents-claim-that-al-qaeda-is-on/#ixzz2WkFMHpwU

 

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Senator rips Pentagon over contract with company arming Syrian regime

A Republican senator blasted the Pentagon after it entered into a new helicopter contract with a Russian company

which is supplying the Syrian regime -- even as the U.S. moves to arm the Syrian opposition. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/19/senator-rips-pentagon-over-contract-with-company-arming-syrian-regime/#ixzz2WkCd73tA

 

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Costly Obama family trip to Africa under fire amid sequester cuts

President Obama’s trip this month to Africa, with the first family tagging along, is projected to cost taxpayers as

much as $100 million, sparking criticism as the federal government scrimps along during sequester-related budget

cuts.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/18/first-family-trip-to-africa-projected-to-cost-up-to-100m-sparking-criticism/#ixzz2We2pfMVA

 

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Did senior State Department security officials commit perjury?

Two top officials at the State Department's Diplomatic Security Service (DS) -- the federal law enforcement

agency that protects American diplomats and investigates allegations of criminal misconduct by State Department

employees -- gave sworn testimony earlier this year that appears to be evasive at best, and untrue at worst,

according to evidence obtained by Fox News.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/18/did-senior-state-department-security-officials-commit-perjury/#ixzz2We0Zar3W

 

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Exposure of NSA surveillance draws attention to Mueller remark about real time email tracking

With the growing scrutiny of government databases and the extent of domestic surveillance, new questions are

being raised about a program FBI Director Robert Mueller once said could pull in emails from U.S. citizens on

domestic soil “as they come in.”

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/17/exposure-nsa-surveillance-draw-attention-to-mueller-remark-about-real-time/?cmpid=NL_morningHL#ixzz2WW34mWDR

 

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IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized Tea Party groups' cases

A Washington-based IRS supervisor acknowledged she was personally involved in reviewing Tea Party

applications for tax-exempt status as far back as 2010, Fox News confirms -- a detail that further challenges

the agency's initial claim that the practice of singling out those groups was limited to a handful of employees in Ohio. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/17/irs-supervisor-in-dc-scrutinized-tea-party-cases/?cmpid=NL_morningHL#ixzz2WW1KYxbJ
 

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Coverage may be unaffordable for low-wage workers under

ObamaCare

It's called the Affordable Care Act, but President Obama's health care law may turn out to be unaffordable for

many low-wage workers, including employees at big chain restaurants, retail stores and hotels

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/14/coverage-may-be-unaffordable-for-low-wage-workers-under-obamacare/?test=latestnews#ixzz2WFmm5LOm

 

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America has become an empire of databases

If you’re reading this, the federal government probably already knows it.

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IRS targeting goes back decades, houses of worship have been main targets

The big news recently has been that the IRS has targeted hundreds of organizations for audits, refusal of non-profit status, and other bureaucratic ordeals simply because of what they say. People are outraged that the IRS, which is supposed to enforce the law in an evenhanded way, is actually pursuing political goals.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/06/13/irs-targeting-goes-back-decades-houses-worship-have-been-main-targets/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+foxnews%2Fopinion+%28Internal+-+Opinion+-+Mixed%29&cmpid=NL_morningHL#ixzz2WD4EBc1e

 

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Obama ‘Strongly Objects’ to Religious Liberty Amendment

The Obama Administration “strongly objects” to a proposed amendment to the National Defense Authorization

Act on Wednesday that would have protected the religious rights of soldiers – including evangelical Christian

service members who are facing growing hostility towards their religion.

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Sorry, Mr. Obama, the Constitution is not negotiable

In the United States, we are supposed to have a government that is limited with its parameters established

by our Constitution. This notion that the federal government can monitor everyone’s phone data is a major

departure from how Americans have traditionally viewed the role of government.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/06/12/sorry-mr-obama-constitution-is-not-negotiable/#ixzz2W4SsGjGd

 

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House asks IRS about purported seizure of millions of

medical records

e House Energy and Commerce Committee sent a letter Tuesday to acting  IRS Administrator Daniel Werfel

requesting information about a 2011 agency search and seizure of as many as 60 million medical records from

a California health care provider.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/11/house-asks-irs-about-purported-seizure-millions-americans-medical-records/?test=latestnews#ixzz2VysUQ4wp

 

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After briefing with NSA chief, senators say misinformation,

contractors are major concerns

Senate leaders emerged Tuesday from a closed-door meeting with the National Security Agency chief saying the

story about the American who leaked details about secret U.S. surveillance programs is enveloped in

misinformation and called for public hearings.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/11/after-briefing-with-nsa-chief-senators-say-misinformation-contractors-are-major/#ixzz2VypXUjhS

 

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ACLU sues government officials over NSA surveillance program

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a challenge to the constitutionality of the National

Security Agency’s telephone surveillance program, arguing the program violates First Amendment rights of

free speech and association, as well as the right of privacy protected by the Fourth Amendment.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/11/aclu-sues-nsa-over-surveillance-program/#ixzz2VyoiDu4J

 

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Ron Paul: US government may try to kill NSA whistleblower


Former Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tex.) told FOX Business Network that he fears the U.S. government may try to

assassinate the whistleblower who leaked information about National Security Administration surveillance

programs to the media.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/11/ron-paul-us-government-may-try-to-kill-whistleblower/#ixzz2VynuowaT

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Inside the NSA’s secret Utah data center

As Americans demand answers about the government's wholesale electronic snooping on its citizens, the primary

snooper -- the National Security Agency (NSA) -- is building a monstrous digital datacenter in a remote corner

of Utah capable of sorting through and storing every e-mail, voicemail, and social media communication it

can get its hands on.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2013/06/11/inside-nsas-secret-utah-data-center/#ixzz2Vyn2PBiS

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Benghazi is the blank spot in the Obama presidency

On “Fox News Sunday” recently, White House aide Dan Pfeiffer was asked about President Barack Obama’s whereabouts the night of the Sept. 11 attack in Benghazi.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/06/10/benghazi-is-blank-spot-in-obama-presidency/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+foxnews%2Fopinion+%28Internal+-+Opinion+-+Mixed%29&cmpid=NL_morningHL#ixzz2VwcFu31h

 

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Obama administration says it will allow all girls to have morning-after pill access

The Obama administration announced Monday it will end age restrictions on emergency contraception, allowing girls and women of all ages to purchase the morning-after pill without a prescription. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/11/federal-govermment-to-comply-with-new-york-morning-after-pill-ruling/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+foxnews%2Fpolitics+%28Internal+-+Politics+-+Text%29&cmpid=NL_morningHL#ixzz2VwbBR0B7

 

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Report: Obama ordered target list for potential cyber-attacks


President Obama has requested a list of potential overseas targets for US cyber-attacks from his senior intelligence and national security officials, according to the Guardian.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/08/report-obama-orders-target-list-for-potential-cyber-attacks/#ixzz2VgjrVir9

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Obama administration takes first step in probe on who leaked info

about phone, email tracking

The Obama administration has taken a first step toward opening a criminal investigation into the purported

leaking of classified documents related to the federal government tracking Americans' phone calls and emails,

a source familiar with the high-level discussions told Fox News on Saturday.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/08/obama-administration-takes-first-step-in-probe-on-who-leaked-info-about-phone/#ixzz2VgiqSxy6

 

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Intelligence chief defends Internet spying program

Eager to quell a domestic furor over U.S. spying, the nation's top intelligence official stressed Saturday that

a previously undisclosed program for tapping into Internet usage is authorized by Congress, falls under strict

supervision of a secret court and cannot intentionally target a U.S. citizen. He decried the revelation of that

and another intelligence-gathering program as reckless.

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Intelligence chief defends Internet spying program

Eager to quell a domestic furor over U.S. spying, the nation's top intelligence official stressed Saturday that a

previously undisclosed program for tapping into Internet usage is authorized by Congress, falls under strict

supervision of a secret court and cannot intentionally target a U.S. citizen. He decried the revelation of that and

another intelligence-gathering program as reckless.

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How is the NSA accessing your data on Google, Facebook and more?
 

Does the government have 'direct access' to your data and information on Facebook and Google, or not?

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2013/06/07/does-nsareally-need-direct-access/#ixzz2VaG7Cksn
 

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Where's Obama as IRS, EPA compete for most bizarre scandal in Washington?

Fake employees who win awards. Workers building comfy warehouse hideaways. Big bucks shelled out for for pricey “happiness experts.” And professionally produced office dance videos.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/06/07/where-obama-as-irs-epa-compete-for-most-bizarre-scandal-in-washington/#ixzz2VaFAfW9o

 

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Misfired email tipped off DC officials to IRS scandal in 2010, earlier than previously known

A misfired email from an Internal Revenue Service employee in Ohio alerted officials in Washington that

conservative groups were being targeted a full year earlier than previously acknowledged, Fox News confirms. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/07/irs-email-shows-dc-officials-knew-about-tea-party-scandal-in-2010-not-2011/#ixzz2VaE7D0YZ

 

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IRS worker blasts Lerner for blaming Ohio office on targeting, likens effort to 'nuclear strike'

An IRS agent in the embattled Cincinnati office is lashing out at the agency's managers for pinning the blame on

them for the targeting of conservative groups, describing one official's attempt to pass the blame as a "nuclear

strike on us."

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/07/irs-worker-blasts-lerner-for-blaming-ohio-office-on-targeting-likens-effort-to/#ixzz2VaDJVmyS

 

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Lawmakers aim to rein in administration on data-collection

'dragnet,' change law

Republican and Democratic lawmakers already are plotting ways to rein in the Obama administration's mass

collection of phone and Internet data, after a rapid-fire series of disclosures about the program set off

privacy alarms. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/07/lawmakers-aim-to-rein-in-administration-on-data-collection-dragnet-change-law/#ixzz2Va8ooeJz

 

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Statement from Verizon EVP to employees regarding report of

phone records seized

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/06/statement-from-verizon-evp-to-employees-regarding-report-phone-records-seized/#ixzz2VXLdp8jy

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NSA reportedly collecting phone records of millions, though officials

had denied holding 'data' on Americans

Reports that the Obama administration has been collecting the phone records of millions of Verizon customers in the U.S. could contradict statements made by top officials who previously

claimed the government was not holding data on Americans. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/06/nsa-collecting-phone-records-for-millions-verizon-customers-report-says/#ixzz2VXKmOT4U

 

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Author of Patriot Act says NSA phone records collection 'never the intent' of law

The author of the Patriot Act said Thursday that a secret program under which the Obama administration was collecting phone records from millions of Americans is "excessive"

 and beyond the scope of the law. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/06/author-patriot-act-says-phone-records-collection-excessive/#ixzz2VXJuhHr2

 

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New York Times editorial board says administration has 'lost all credibility'

The New York Times editorial board, which twice endorsed President Obama and has championed many planks of his agenda, on Thursday turned on the president over the

government's mass collection of phone data -- saying the administration has "lost all credibility." 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/06/new-york-times-editorial-board-says-administration-has-lost-all-credibility/#ixzz2VXIlO3lP

 

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Obama administration defends 2nd mass surveillance project

The Obama administration found itself defending -- and beginning to explain -- yet another surveillance effort

after leaked documents revealed information about two secret National Security Agency

intelligence-gathering programs.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/07/intelligence-officials-reportedly-mining-data-from-us-internet-companies/#ixzz2VXEHmxXr

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In IRS mess, how we can believe anything Team Obama is telling us?

On May 10, days before the Treasury Inspector General released his report acknowledging the political profiling

at the Internal Revenue Service, Lois Lerner, Director of the IRS Exempt Organizations Division, told a meeting

of the Exempt Organizations Committee of the Tax Section of American Bar Association that “between 2010

and 2012, we started seeing a very big uptick in the number of 501(c)(4) applications we were receiving.” 

IRS employees “centralized work” on these applications “for efficiency and consistency.” 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/06/05/in-irs-mess-how-can-believe-anything-team-obama-is-telling-us/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+foxnews%2Fopinion+%28Internal+-+Opinion+-+Mixed%29&cmpid=NL_morningHL#ixzz2VRIWBU49

 

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NSA collecting phone records for millions of Verizon customers,

report says

The Obama administration has been collecting the phone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon under

a top secret court order, according to a British newspaper report which raised new and troubling

privacy questions. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/06/nsa-collecting-phone-records-for-millions-verizon-customers-report-says/?cmpid=NL_morningHL#ixzz2VRGsnxl0

 

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IG report says Panetta disclosed sensitive info on bin Laden raid,

rep decries 'hypocrisy'

A top House Republican is accusing the Obama administration of “hypocrisy” after a draft watchdog report

claimed former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta disclosed sensitive information on the Usama bin Laden

raid to a Hollywood filmmaker -- even as the Justice Department aggressively pursued other security leaks.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/06/draft-ig-report-shows-panetta-leaked-information-on-bin-laden-raid/#ixzz2VQWE8xDp

 

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Barack Obama: The Ghost of Columbia University

I just returned from New York, where I attended my 30th Columbia University reunion. I celebrated with my

esteemed classmates. Everyone except Barack Obama. As usual- he wasn’t there. Not even a video greeting.

 Not a personalized letter to his classmates. Nothing. But worse, no one at our 30th reunion ever met him. The

President of the United States is the ghost of Columbia University.

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Conservative group claims it has proof IRS leaked donor list

The chairman of an anti-gay marriage group testified Tuesday that his organization has proof that the IRS

leaked confidential donor details last year, calling for prosecution into what he described as a "felony." 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/04/chairman-anti-gay-marriage-group-says-has-proof-irs-leaked-donor-details/#ixzz2VJyGa76O

 

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Obama appointed her to the position

Lawmakers urge Sebelius to let dying child have shot at

lung transplant

House Republicans on Tuesday pressed the country’s top health official to cut through the government red tape

 in order to let a dying child have a chance at getting a lung transplant, as Health and Human Services

Secretary Kathleen Sebelius continued to argue that the situation is "difficult." 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/04/republicans-press-sebelius-to-save-child-allow-her-to-get-adult/#ixzz2VJtEksDy

 

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Secretary Sebelius, stop hiding behind bureaucratic rules and

save a child’s life

Many are calling on Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to allow Sarah Murnaghan, a

10-year-old girl dying of cystic fibrosis, to be allowed on the adult organ transplant list.  According to current

federal policy, the minimum age for her to be included on the list is 12. Currently, Sarah cannot receive an

adult lung transplant until the available organs are offered to adult patients first.

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Top Obama appointees using secret email accounts

Some of President Obama's political appointees, including the Cabinet secretary for the Health and Human

Services Department, are using secret government email accounts they say are necessary to prevent their inboxes

from being overwhelmed with unwanted messages, according to a review by The Associated Press. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/04/top-obama-appointees-using-secret-email-accounts/?cmpid=NL_morningHL#ixzz2VGwzI22q

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Obama birth-certificate doubts head to Capitol

'Sheriff Arpaio wants this in Congress. That's where we intend to take it'


Read more at
http://www.wnd.com/2013/06/obama-birth-certificate-doubts-head-to-capitol/#16YrgDo1YZ71ZsBJ.99

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'Something to hide?' Republicans reject DOJ explanation of

Holder testimony

Republican leaders of the House Judiciary Committee on Monday accused Attorney General Eric Holder

of having "something to hide," after the Justice Department issued a formal defense of his questionable

testimony on reporter surveillance -- a defense Republicans rejected as inadequate.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/03/something-to-hide-republicans-reject-doj-explanation-holder-testimony/#ixzz2VEeUJx95

 

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Criticism of IRS grows amid allegations of targeting

beyond Tea Party

What started as a scandal over the IRS's targeting of conservative groups has broadened, with lawmakers and other critics now questioning whether other kinds of organizations were unfairly flagged for additional scrutiny. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/31/criticism-irs-grows-amid-allegations-targeting-beyond-tea-party/?test=latestnews#ixzz2UwosRPoe

 

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Obama administration to blame for jailing of hero

Bin Laden doctor, says Pakistani report

It was the Obama administration that sealed the fate of the Pakistani doctor jailed for helping nail

Usama Bin Laden, by divulging key details after the fact and dooming any chance Shakil Afridi's cover

story could win his freedom, according to a confidential Pakistani report.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/05/31/us-to-blame-for-jailing-hero-bin-laden-doctor-says-pakistani-report/?test=latestnews#ixzz2Uwn2sTiZ
 

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FBI terrorism task force wants to question national crisis

 pregnancy center director

The FBI office charged with investigating terrorism has said it intends to question the national director of a chain

of crisis pregnancy centers. The development is the latest in what pro-life activists have charged is a pattern

of intimidation on the part of the Obama administration against pro-life activists

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ObamaCare to usher in health insurance cancellation notices
 

Many people who buy their own health insurance could get surprises in the mail this fall: cancellation notices because their current policies aren't up to the basic standards of President Obama's health care law.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/30/obamacare-to-usher-in-health-insurance-cancellation-notices/#ixzz2UlL3cJji
 

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House Republicans challenge Holder testimony on

reporter surveillance

Top Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee openly challenged Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday over his testimony two weeks ago in which he claimed to be unaware of any "potential prosecution" of the press, despite knowing about an investigation that targeted a Fox News reporter. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/29/prominent-liberal-attorney-turley-joins-call-for-holder-to-be-fired/#ixzz2UlJCDTXB

 

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Holder runs into roadblocks on off-the-record meetings on scandals

A plan by Attorney General Eric Holder to hold meetings with news organizations about guidelines governing

 investigations that involve reporters has run into snags over the terms of discussions.

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Ohio congressmen on IRS: 'How high up did it go?'

A Republican senator and a congressman from Ohio said Wednesday night that the key question about the

Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status is who in the

Obama administration was involved.

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California Just Gave Us a Glimpse of How Obamacare Will Fail –

Money Morning

 

Turns out no one knows how Obamacare will work – not even the big-name insurers.

And now, we’re starting to see the effects of uncertainty.

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Taking the Kids -- and learning about the star spangled banner


It was gigantic -- 42-by-30-feet -- so big that the flag maker couldn't even lay it out in her house.

Each star was two feet wide.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/travel/2013/05/24/taking-kids-and-learning-about-star-spangled-banner/?intcmp=features#ixzz2UNdZJLIV

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Obama tries again to nominate top lawyer on embattled labor relations board

President Obama is trying once again to get the Senate to confirm his pick for top lawyer of the

National Labor Relations Board.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/25/obama-tries-again-to-nominate-top-lawyer-on-embattled-labor-relations-board/#ixzz2UNbkf032

 

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Unions, the reliable Democratic supporters, split from president on ObamaCare

Labor unions that have solidly backed President Obama are splitting with him over ObamaCare -- with one

calling for the “repeal or complete reform” of the president’s signature health-care law.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/25/unions-reliable-democratic-supporters-split-from-president-on-obamacare/?test=latestnews#ixzz2UNaIEgGL

 

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Obama's drone rules provide limits, ambiguity

President Barack Obama left plenty of ambiguity in new policy guidelines that he says will restrict how and when

the U.S. can launch targeted drone strikes, leaving himself significant power over how and when the weapons

can be deployed.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/25/obama-drone-rules-provide-limits-ambiguity/#ixzz2UNYQidj5

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Where's President Obama's climate agenda?

President Barack Obama began his second term with a ringing pledge to tackle climate change — saying that

“the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations.” Four months later, everyone’s still waiting

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/obama-climate-change-agenda-91877.html#ixzz2ULnmv5h6

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State Department official who pushed to change Benghazi storyline

up for promotion

The State Department official who played a key role in massaging the Obama administration's storyline on the Benghazi attack has been put up for a promotion -- a move that could trigger a heated confirmation battle on the Hill.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/24/state-department-official-who-pushed-to-change-benghazi-storyline-up-for/?test=latestnews#ixzz2UHBp2ePb
 

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IRS official who refused to testify, resign signed Tea Party

letters in 2012

The IRS official who refused to testify this week -- while claiming she had done nothing wrong -- signed letters to

Tea Party groups a year ago that asked them to turn over everything from printouts of their Facebook pages

to the credentials of speakers who participated in their events. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/24/irs-official-who-refused-to-testify-resign-signed-tea-party-letters-in-2012/?test=latestnews#ixzz2UH9CnRDM
 

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Did Holder mislead Congress about targeting reporters

like James Rosen?

In his speech at the National Defense University Thursday, President Obama said, “Journalists should not be at

legal risk for doing their jobs. Our focus must be on those who break the law.”

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/05/24/did-holder-mislead-congress-about-targeting-reporters-like-james-rosen/#ixzz2UH7nyT6E
 

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Republican rips Obama for meeting with illegal immigrants,

icing out officer union

A top Republican lawmaker blasted President Obama after he held an Oval Office meeting this week with illegal

 immigrants, despite having ignored recent requests for a sit-down from the union representing immigration officers.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/24/top-gop-lawmakers-say-obama-is-icing-out-immigration-union-in-border-talks/#ixzz2UH6gMGVD
 

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US attorney, Obama ally takes heat for handling of leak probes

While Attorney General Eric Holder is taking heat for his department's seizure of reporter records, the U.S.

attorney who is personally overseeing those investigations is himself starting to face complaints that he's gone

too far in pursuing leaks. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/24/us-attorney-ally-leak-probes/#ixzz2UH5ADrd1
 

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Holder OK'd search warrant for Fox News reporter's private emails, official says

Attorney General Eric Holder signed off on a controversial search warrant that identified Fox News reporter

James Rosen as a “possible co-conspirator” in violations of the Espionage Act and authorized seizure of his

private emails, a law enforcement official told NBC News on Thursday.

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Team Obama's endless Syria bungling

Since his inauguration, President Obama’s gullibility about Syria’s brutal dictatorship and its ally Russia’s

Middle East objectives has injured America’s stakes in the region. In the third year of Syria’s bloody,

grinding civil war, Assad remains in power, contrary to near-universal predictions in the West, and Moscow is

still running rings around Washington.

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U.S. acknowledges killing of four U.S. citizens in

counterterrorism operations

The Obama administration acknowledged Wednesday that it has killed four Americans in overseas

counterterrorism operations since 2009, the first time it has publicly taken responsibility for the deaths.

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Emails Offer New Details on IRS Targeting

WASHINGTON—Emails and other documents released Wednesday suggest the Internal Revenue Service's

procedures used to target conservative groups for added scrutiny were developed by lower-level employees.

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The Religion of Peace?

Suspected Muslim terrorists hack man to death on busy

London street

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/05/22/man-killed-in-reported-machete-attack-in-london/#ixzz2U5APzGEI

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Assault on First Amendment needs to stop

On the heels of the Justice Department’s seizure of telephone records involving AP reporters in four bureaus,

now comes the revelation the DOJ had investigated the news-related activities of Fox News reporter

James Rosen in another probe of classified leaks.  Incredibly, the government suggested that Rosen was

a “co-conspirator” for allegedly asking for information about a story.  When did that become a crime?

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/05/22/assault-on-first-amendment-needs-to-stop/#ixzz2U58z9F00
 

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DOJ invoked Espionage Act in calling Fox News reporter criminal

'co-conspirator'

The Justice Department did more than seize a Fox News reporter's emails while suggesting he was a

criminal "co-conspirator" in a leak case -- it did so under one of the most serious wartime laws in America,

the Espionage Act. 

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DOJ seized phone records for Fox News numbers, reporter's

parents
 

The seizure was ordered in addition to a court-approved search warrant for Fox News correspondent

James Rosen's personal emails. In the affidavit seeking that warrant, an FBI agent called Rosen a likely

criminal "co-conspirator," citing a wartime law called the Espionage Act. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/21/correspondents-association-concerned-government-too-aggressive-in-tracking/#ixzz2U54qr23u

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Chicago-style politics on full display in IRS and

other Obama scandals

That misses the point—Mr. Obama’s presidency is much more damaging to the nation than the mistakes

of subordinates now coming to light.

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Obama Pleads Inefficacy on Scandals

March 27, 2007 statement from Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., on the announcement that Justice Department

official Monica Goodling would invoke her Fifth Amendment right to not incriminate herself during testimony

on the firings of U.S. attorneys.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/22/obama-pleads-inefficacy-on-scandals/#ixzz2U4tAmhL1

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Watch this video

What does this tell you about what she was doing???

VIDEO: 'I Did Nothing Wrong'

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Lawmakers voice frustration as IRS official refuses to testify,

others reveal little on scandal

It started with a warning, proceeded to a walkout and drew to a close with IRS officials walling off the

agency from congressional interrogators whose patience appears to be wearing thin.

Read more:
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/22/top-irs-official-refuses-to-testify-at-hearing-invokes-5th-amendment/#ixzz2U4qKclih

 

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HURT: IRS figures find grilling before Congress taxing

You know you are a serious societal pestilence when even politicians can kick you around. Which is why

the Senate Finance Committee called Steven Miller, former acting IRS commissioner, to testify about the

agency’s scheme targeting conservatives for tax punishment

Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/may/21/hurt-irs-figures-find-grilling-before-congress-tax/#ixzz2U2rJ8v62
 

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With more clarity, White House adds to confusion on IRS

It is never good for an administration when a front-page newspaper article about an ongoing controversy begins as

follows: “The White House offered a new account Monday of how and when it learned . . . ” That’s what readers

of The Post awoke to on Tuesday. In trying to contain the controversy and protect President Obama,

White House officials have only added to questions about what happened

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Fox News poll: Obama ratings dip, voters say government 'out of

control'

After a week of revelations about government spying on reporters and the Internal Revenue Service targeting

conservatives, most voters feel “like the federal government has gotten out of control and is threatening the

basic civil liberties of Americans.”  

Read more:
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/21/fox-news-poll-obama-ratings-dip-voters-say-government-out-control/#ixzz2Tzq2Ycaq

 

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Fox News poll: Majority thinks White House knew about IRS

actions

Voters are concerned about the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative political groups for unfair

treatment, and over half think the White House either knew it was happening or -- worse yet -- was actually

behind the operation.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/21/fox-news-poll-majority-thinks-white-house-knew-about-irs-actions/?test=latestnews#ixzz2TzpZr926

 

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IRS official calls decision to use planted question on scandal

'incredibly bad idea'

The outgoing IRS commissioner expressed regret Tuesday for a decision to use a planted question to go

public with the agency's practice of targeting conservative groups, calling the move "an incredibly bad idea." 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/21/senate-lawmakers-grill-irs-officials-over-tea-party-targeting/#ixzz2TzodVj5Q

 

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State Department official says he was scapegoated by bosses

over Benghazi

A mid-level State Department official sidelined in the aftermath of the Benghazi terror attack is speaking out, publicly accusing his bosses of scapegoating

him for the security lapses in eastern Libya. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/21/state-department-official-says-was-scapegoated-by-bosses-over-benghazi/#ixzz2TzmwJpfp

 

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Sources challenge White House claim of all-hands-on-deck

pursuit of Benghazi suspects

U.S. military sources serving in North Africa are challenging the latest White House claim that the administration is applying "all the resources" at its

disposal to bring the Benghazi attackers to justice, charging instead that the Obama administration knows who is responsible but is not acting. 


Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/21/sources-challenge-white-house-over-claim-all-hands-on-deck/#ixzz2TzlkJAlK

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Fox News poll: Obama could have done more to help those in

Benghazi

Voters think President Obama could have done more to help the Americans at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya when it was being attacked,

according to a Fox News poll.  In addition, a majority says the Obama administration is trying to cover-up what happened there.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/21/fox-news-poll-obama-could-have-done-more-to-help-those-in-benghazi/#ixzz2TzlHD8Nm

 

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Obama's Personal Diplomats?

Count me as irritable on the subject, but President Obama's imperious habit of suggesting that American diplomats work for him is offensive to democratic

sensibilities.

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Watchdog report says DOJ official retaliated against ‘Furious’

whistle-blower, lied about it

The former U.S. Attorney for Arizona could be disbarred, after an investigation found he lied to the Justice Department about his role in trying to discredit

the federal whistle-blower who exposed the botched gun-running scheme known as Fast and Furious.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/20/watchdog-report-says-doj-official-retaliated-against-furious-whistle-blower/?test=latestnews#ixzz2TuMSAGOd

 

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Justice Department affidavit labels Fox News journalist as

possible ‘co-conspirator’

A Fox News correspondent was accused in a Justice Department affidavit of being a possible criminal "co-conspirator" for his alleged role in publishing

sensitive security information -- in a leak case that takes the highly unusual step of claiming a journalist broke the law.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/20/justice-department-obtained-records-fox-news-journalist/#ixzz2TuLPraVs

 

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Indiana attorney general probing privacy breach of

‘Obamaphone’ users

The Indiana attorney general’s office confirmed Monday it is investigating a security breach in which Social Security numbers and other personal information

were posted online for roughly 44,000 low-income Americans who applied for a federal program that provides discount Internet and phone service.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/20/indiana-attorney-general-probing-privacy-breach-obamaphone-users/#ixzz2TuIZAdAS

 

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Fact check rips IRS official over Tea Party targeting claims

A detailed fact-check published Monday tore into an IRS official's claim that the agency's scrutiny of conservative groups started in response to an influx of

nonprofit applications, showing the practice started well before the forms started flooding in. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/20/fact-check-rips-irs-official-over-tea-party-targeting-claims/#ixzz2TuG0Vgn7

 

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Local Tea Party founder claims she was targeted by several

federal agencies

Catherine Engelbrecht has been telling people for years she’s been targeted and harassed by the federal government. Not many people listened.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/20/texas-tea-party-founder-recounts-ordeal-irs-harassment/#ixzz2TuDaMrWJ

 

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Woodward: It Isn’t Watergate,

but It Is Nixonian

 

Veteran journalist Bob Woodward accused Obama administration officials of invoking the worst instincts of former President Richard Nixon in their

response to last year’s deadly attack on two U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya.

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Obama admits he's a socialist

Buried in the 17th paragraph of one of those mewling New York Times pieces on the woes of Obama — can we start calling him Woe-bama yet? —

appeared these two words: “going Bulworth.”

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Benghazi 'cover-up to protect Hillary'

Ambassador Christopher Stevens was in Benghazi on Sept. 11, 2012, the day he died in a terrorist attack, because Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

ordered him there, according to an exclusive statement given to WND by the attorney representing Gregory Hicks, the former State Department deputy

chief of mission and chargé d’affairs who was in Libya at the time of the attack


Read more at
http://www.wnd.com/2013/05/benghazi-cover-up-to-protect-hillary/#cMatI51e2S0jOT2D.99

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Paul Ryan: Obama's Second Term

Marred by 'Arrogance of Power'

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., called the IRS's targeting of conservative groups “arrogance of power, abuse of power, to the nth degree.”

Read Latest:  http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/ryan-obama-irs-targeting/2013/05/19/id/505255#ixzz2TncNaI5G

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Voice of the People, May. 19

This is in response to "The Benghazi decisions; Make uncovering the truth a bipartisan mission" (Editorial, May 13).

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IRS Demanded Info about Pro-Life Group’s Prayers

The Internal Revenue Service allegedly told two pro-life to reveal the content of their prayers and prayer meetings, according to the Thomas More Society

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Tables turn on IRS, lawmakers grill outgoing agency chief at

heated hearing

For the first time in years, the IRS was knocked down a peg or two. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/17/outgoing-irs-chief-faces-hearing-after-stunning-revelation-on-another-scandal/#ixzz2TfVTTPnd

 

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Obama is failing as CEO of America, Inc.

CEOs of large organizations all face the same problem – driving their agendas in organizations too diverse and geographically dispersed to manage directly.


Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/05/17/obama-is-failing-as-ceo-america-inc/#ixzz2TfUflgvw

 

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'Foolish' -- but was it a crime? Investigations into IRS will probe

whether laws broken

The outgoing IRS commissioner claimed Friday that his agency's practice of singling out conservative groups for extra scrutiny was "foolish" and "horrible" --

but not illegal. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/17/foolish-but-was-it-crime-investigations-into-irs-will-probe-whether-laws-were/#ixzz2TfU89nRI

 

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'We could lose everything':

Tea Party groups prepare to sue IRS

Jay Devereaux hadn’t paid much attention to the daily drumbeat of partisan politics in D.C. He wasn’t a Washington nerd, and didn’t know who said what

during congressional hearings -- nor did he care.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/18/could-lose-everything-tea-party-groups-prepare-to-sue-irs/#ixzz2TfTQZTsB

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Republicans: IRS scandal shows agency 'rotten at the core,'

needs major reform

The IRS targeting Tea Party groups and other conservative-leaning political organizations has reignited calls for reform and the argument among Capitol Hill Republicans that the federal government has become too big and out of control.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/18/republicans-irs-scandal-shows-agency-rotten-at-core-needs-major-reform/#ixzz2TfSUwzoE

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Ousted Tax-Agency Head to Testify at Hearings

Lawmakers prepared to grill the ousted head of the Internal Revenue Service as well as an IRS watchdog Friday as they seek to understand officials'

motivations for the targeting of conservative groups and the failure to disclose those actions.

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Now we know -- Team Obama both corrupt and incompetent

As a metaphor for big government, it is hard to top the Justice Department’s seizing of journalists’ phone records from The Associated Press.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/05/15/now-know-team-obama-both-corrupt-and-incompetent/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+foxnews%2Fopinion+%28Internal+-+Opinion+-+Mixed%29&cmpid=NL_morningHL#ixzz2TWc4U1gr
 

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IRS official who oversaw unit targeting Tea Party now heads

ObamaCare office

The IRS official who led the tax-exempt organizations unit when Tea Party groups were targeted is now in charge of the IRS office responsible for

ObamaCare, two Capitol Hill sources told Fox News.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/16/second-irs-official-to-leave-amid-tea-party-scandal/#ixzz2TWY2vKfV

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FIRST-PERSON: A home school legal case that deserves the

nation's attention

Scripture says, "Children are a gift from the Lord" (Psalm 127:3). Children are indeed a blessing from God. They also come with a God-given responsibility

to raise them well. Everyone who takes that responsibility seriously understands that education is an important part of preparing their children for constructive

 adulthood.

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Obama Admin Wants to Deport Christian Homeschoolers

The Romeike family fled their German homeland in 2008 seeking political asylum in the United States – where they hoped to home school their children.

Instead, the Obama administration wants the evangelical Christian family deported.

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The Sound of Tyranny for German Home School Family

Curiously, one aspect of the old Nazi state that originated in 1918, even before the Nazis took power, remains: a prohibition on home schooling.

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Gosnell trial revealed horrors of abortion, media silence

Mengele. Kevorkian. Now Gosnell can be added to that awful list. Men who perverted the idea that medicine should indeed first do no harm.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/05/14/gosnell-trial-revealed-horrors-abortion-media-silence/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+foxnews%2Fopinion+%28Internal+-+Opinion+-+Mixed%29&cmpid=NL_morningHL#ixzz2TNhwelk1

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Lawmakers outraged over another alleged sexual misconduct

case in military

Lawmakers say they're outraged that for the second time this month a member of the armed forces assigned to help prevent sexual assaults in the

military is under investigation for alleged sexual misconduct.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/05/15/soldier-in-sexual-assault-prevention-office-accused-abuse/#ixzz2TNfLtvR0

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Orrin Hatch: IRS ‘purposefully misled me’

Republicans are training their attacks on acting IRS Commissioner Steve Miller amid new revelations that he and the agency’s former top official knew

employees were targeting conservative groups but failed to notify Congress despite repeated requests.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/irs-response-republicans-91309.html#ixzz2TLN1Kij4

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Holder Says He Played No Role in AP Phone Subpoena

Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday defended the Justice Department's secret examination of Associated Press phone records though he

declared he had played no role in it, saying it was justified as part of an investigation into a grave national security leak.

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A story about the great religion of peace and why you may want to alter your travel plans! 

Horrifying: Australian Woman Gang Raped in Dubai –

Then Jailed 8 Months for Sex Outside Marriage

Alicia Gali of Australia was excited about her new job in the “desert paradise” of Dubai.  American-owned Starwood Hotels, one of the world’s

largest hotel groups, even offered to pay for her plane ticket and accommodations as part of the contract that she become a manager.

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The White House's terrible, horrible Friday spills over

The White House’s terrible, horrible Friday spills over… Why the IRS story packs a bigger political punch… The White House’s slow response to

both the IRS and Benghazi stories… Q&A time for Obama: He holds joint press conference with British PM David Cameron at 11:15 am ET…

 Recapping Rand Paul’s speech in Cedar Rapids, IA… New Gomez internal shows him trailing Markey by just 3 pts… New Cuccinelli ad focuses on

the economy, taxes.. And Herseth Sandlin won’t run in SD.

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Why Obama released embarrassing IRS bombshell

The Internal Revenue Service under the Obama administration – described by Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., as the “most feared government

agency” – admitted Friday it targeted conservative and tea-party groups during last year’s election because of their politics


Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2013/05/why-obama-released-embarrassing-irs-bombshell/#PD1cdBEzo0uWsPXw.99

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Will Benghazi be Hillary’s 'bump on the road' to the White

House?
 

With Benghazi, has Hillary Clinton hit what President Obama might call a “bump on the road”in her widely assumed bid for the presidency in 2016?

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/05/10/will-benghazi-be-hillarys-bump-on-road-to-white-house/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+foxnews%2Fopinion+%28Internal+-+Opinion+-+Mixed%29&cmpid=NL_morningHL#ixzz2TEly24xQ

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Carney hit by 46 questions on Benghazi, IRS scandals

Most people are happy to declare “Thank God it’s Friday.”  On Friday May 10, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney was not one of them.

Carney got a “case of the Mondays” a few days early as the Obama administration's lies about Benghazi and potentially criminal acts at the IRS all

caught up with them at once.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/05/11/carney-hit-by-46-questions-on-benghazi-irs-scandals/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+foxnews%2Fopinion+%28Internal+-+Opinion+-+Mixed%29&cmpid=NL_morningHL#ixzz2TEjnorif
 

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Cancer patients could face high costs for medications under

ObamaCare, critics warn

Cancer patients could face high costs for medications under President Barack Obama's health care law, industry analysts and advocates warn.

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Jury returns to deliberations Monday in trial of

abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell

Jurors will return Monday to deliberate on the charges that Philadelphia doctor Kermit Gosnell killed a patient and four babies that prosecutors allege

were born alive.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/05/12/jury-returns-to-deliberations-monday-in-trial-abortion-doctor-kermit-gosnell/?test=latestnews#ixzz2TA0EN2p4

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Republicans call for depositions in Benghazi probe, amid

revelation Clinton barely interviewed

Congressional Republicans on Sunday pressed their investigation into the Benghazi attacks, suggesting depositions for high-ranking officials and more

whistle-blowers testifying amid further questions about why then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was not thoroughly interviewed about the issue.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/12/top-house-republicans-talk-about-depositions-more-whistleblowers-in-benghazi/?test=latestnews#ixzz2T9z79xrf

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Senator: Obama should 'condemn' IRS targeting

Republicans say the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative political groups was "chilling", and at least one Republican senator called on

President Barack Obama to "personally condemn" the actions.

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G.O.P. Delays on Nominees Raise Tension

President Obama’s latest cabinet-level nominees are running into deep resistance in the Senate, pitching Democrats and Republicans into another

tense standoff over White House appointments.

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Republicans slam IRS targeting of Tea Party as 'chilling,'

a form of intimidation

Washington Republicans on Sunday characterized the IRS targeting Tea Party groups and other conservative political organizations as “chilling”

and intimidating acts that heighten Americans' mistrust in government.


Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/12/rogers-irs-targeting-tea-party-and-other-political-groups-intimidation/#ixzz2T9N8yiuq

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RS knew Tea Party targeted in 2011

Senior officials at the Internal Revenue Service were aware that its agents were targeting Tea Party groups as early as 2011, Fox News confirms.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/12/irs-knew-tea-party-targeted-in-2011/#ixzz2T471twE4

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Benghazi E-Mails Put White House on the Defensive

WASHINGTON — A long-simmering dispute over the White House’s account of the deadly assault on the American diplomatic compound in

Benghazi, Libya, flared up on Friday, with a disclosure of e-mails that show the White House was more deeply involved in revising talking points about

the attack than officials have previously acknowledged.

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McConnell Demands Probe of IRS Tea Party Targeting

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is demanding President Obama order a complete review of his administration in the light of the

IRS revealing Friday that it had targeted conservative groups that included the words “tea party” or “patriot” in their tax documents during the

2012 election, reports Politico.


Read: http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/irs-tea-party-apology/2013/05/11/id/503969#ixzz2T21NGHXP

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GOP ready to push Bengazi case into 2014, beyond

Steady drips of information about a horrific night in Libya are fueling Republican arguments and ads designed to fire up the conservative base

and undercut the Democrats' early favorite for president in 2016.

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Students Fight Back to Save Ten Commandments

“It’s Christianity under attack within our own country,” said Josh Moore, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Muldrow, Okla. “The irony

can’t be missed by anyone who’s lived in this country or grown up in this country.”

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US military units put on alert as security situation deteriorates in

Libyan capital

The U.S. military has alerted two elite military units in Europe to be on standby if needed to respond to a deteriorating security situation in Tripoli,

Fox News has learned. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/10/us-military-units-put-on-alert-as-security-situation-deteriorates-in-libyan/#ixzz2Sy2KYbKZ

 

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From boycotts to delays, Republicans using tough tactics to

disrupt Obama agenda

Republicans are using tough new tactics to disrupt President Obama's second-term agenda and appointments, beginning to step up their fight six

months after the party's presidential election defeat.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/11/republicans-using-tough-new-tactics-to-disrupt-obama-agenda/#ixzz2Sy1VGEnj

 

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Benghazi memos reportedly revised 12 times,

official 'concerned' they would hurt State
 

New details about the Obama administration's initial story-line on the Benghazi attack are raising additional questions about top-level efforts to

downplay terrorism, with one report showing a State Department official pushed to delete a section that could have been used to "beat up"

her department. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/10/benghazi-talking-points-reportedly-revised-12-times-official-concerned-would/#ixzz2SxzKmvKb

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White House scrambles to contain Benghazi-gate fallout

The White House scrambled Friday to explain newly released email excerpts that show a top State Department official pushing to water down

the intelligence community's initial story-line on the Benghazi attack, as Republicans sharply challenged the administration's honesty.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/10/white-house-scrambles-to-contain-benghazi-gate-fallout/#ixzz2SxycfaCr

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Group: IRS mistakenly posted thousands of Social Security

numbers on website

The IRS mistakenly posted the Social Security numbers of tens of thousands of Americans on a government website, the agency confirmed Monday night. One estimate put the figure as high as 100,000 names.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/07/09/group-irs-mistakenly-posted-thousands-social-security-number-on-website/#ixzz2YYXSUToM

 

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Delay stirs broader worries about Obama health law

The sudden delay of a major part of President Barack Obama's historic health care overhaul is raising questions

about other potential problems lurking in the homestretch.

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Rare letters from father of US Navy surface in South Carolina

When John Paul Jones famously said "I have not yet begun to fight," he certainly had begun to write as evidenced

by letters from the American naval hero that recently surfaced at the Charleston Library Society.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/07/04/letters-from-father-us-navy-surface-in-sc/?test=latestnews#ixzz2Y4672s5b

 

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Don't let White House delay ObamaCare’s employer mandate --

repeal it

Tuesday evening, the Obama administration announced that it would delay by one year ObamaCare’s employer

mandate, the law’s requirement that companies with more than 50 employees provide health coverage to all

their workers, or pay a steep fine.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/07/03/dont-let-white-house-delay-obamacares-employer-mandate-repeal-it/#ixzz2Y42g44lY

 

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Dozens of Protestant leaders join US bishops in decrying

HHS mandate

The leaders of dozens of Protestant denominations, including the Assemblies of God and the Lutheran Church –

Missouri Synod, have joined officials of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Southern

Baptist Convention in signing an open letter decrying the HHS mandate.

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US defends surveillance as reports rattle European officials,

threaten trade treaty

U.S. officials defended the intelligence community's surveillance programs in the wake of allegations that it

monitored European allies, as the latest reports threatened relations between the U.S. and a host of world powers. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/07/01/german-government-spokesman-reports-us-surveillance-unacceptable-if-true/#ixzz2Xti1KBaZ

 

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Republicans use 'war on coal' charge to tarnish Dems

ahead of elections

Foes of President Obama's alleged "war on coal" climate plan are hoping to use the combustible issue to tarnish

Democrats in the next round of elections. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/07/01/republicans-use-war-on-coal-charge-to-tarnish-dems-ahead-elections/#ixzz2XqeLKtPS

 

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Obama’s climate change plan masks hidden agenda

President Obama’s climate change action plan won’t do much to curb global warming, but it will please liberals

who delight in extending government control over large segments of the economy.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/06/28/obamas-climate-action-plan-masks-hidden-agenda/?cmpid=NL_morninghl#ixzz2XpEvZL9F

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House leaders vow to overhaul, replace Senate immigration bill

despite Dem pressure

House Republicans insisted Sunday that they plan to change key elements of the Senate-passed immigration bill,

signaling a protracted and rocky battle ahead despite one Democrat's pronouncement that in the end the House

will cave and pass the Senate bill anyway. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/30/house-leaders-vow-to-overhaul-senate-immigration-bill-despite-dem-pressure/?test=latestnews#ixzz2XlvuyjOp

 

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Senior IRS manager invokes Fifth Amendment right before House committee

For the second time in as many months, a senior IRS manager on Wednesday invoked his Fifth Amendment right

against self incrimination, fueling perceptions of an agency in  crisis.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/27/senior-irs-manager-invokes-fifth-amendment-right/?cmpid=NL_morninghl#ixzz2XTMbqKB3

 

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Obama planning to sidestep Congress for next phase in

climate change agenda

President Obama will announce Tuesday he is planning to sidestep Congress to implement a national plan to

combat climate change that will include the first-ever federal regulations on carbon dioxide emitted by existing

power plants, despite adamant opposition from Republicans and some energy producers.

Read more:
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/25/obama-planning-to-sidestep-congress-for-next-phase-in-climate-change-agenda/#ixzz2XEeLGUq4

 

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IRS chief: Inappropriate screening was broad

The Internal Revenue Service's screening of groups seeking tax-exempt status was broader and lasted longer

than has been previously disclosed, the new head of the agency said Monday.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/24/irs-chief-inappropriate-screening-was-broad/?test=latestnews#ixzz2XDASjzSK

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Does this sound like America or is it Russia, China, or Nazi Germany in the 30s and 40s

'Insider threat'? Program urging federal workers to tattle on each

other raises concerns

Amid the furor in Washington over government leaks and media exposés, a little-known executive order signed by

President Obama in October of 2011 could fuel the paranoia.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/24/program-urging-federal-workers-to-tattle-on-each-other-raises-concerns/#ixzz2XD72P5Ur

 

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Obama’s Troubles Change Thinking on Immigration

Imagine what the immigration measure lumbering its way through the Senate would have looked like if six months

ago, Republicans could have seen the headlines of today.

Read more:
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/24/obamas-troubles-change-thinking-on-immigration/#ixzz2XCHlfgNe

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Tea Party groups, Republicans slam IRS for flagging

conservative groups

Tea Party leaders refused to accept an apology from the IRS Friday in which the agency acknowledged that it inappropriately flagged

conservative groups for additional review during the 2012 election to see if they were violating their tax-exempt status. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/10/irs-apologizes-for-targeting-conservative-groups/#ixzz2SxxEx4V0
 

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