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Americans Rally Around Young Obamacare Victim: Child needing chemotherapy lost insurance coverage
Excerpt: In a nationwide outpouring of prayer and support since Thanksgiving Day, Americans have donated more than $41,000 to a 7-year-old Texas boy with a rare type of cancer who lost his insurance coverage after the Oct. 1 Obamacare launch. (I bet little of it came from liberals--they are only generous with other people's money. ~Bob) meets deadline for fixes, White House says
Excerpt: A progress report released Sunday morning by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said: “While we strive to innovate and improve our outreach and systems for reaching consumers, we believe we have met the goal of having a system that will work smoothly for the vast majority of users.”

Don't Believe the Obamacare Spin - Here's What's Still Wrong. By Kevin Glass 
Excerpt: Today is the day of President Obama's self-imposed "deadline" for marked improvements in functionality for, a crucial cog in the Rube Goldberg machine of Obamacare. Don't be surprised if the Obama Administration's out there front and center with spin on how they've met their deadline. Don't believe it. The bureaucrats who answer to President Obama are the only people in the world who will be privy to the actual numbers.

Security expert:’s threat to private data ‘still limitless’ [VIDEO]
Excerpt: A tech-security expert said that despite this weekend’s relaunch, the threat and risk potential to personal data from the Obamacare website is “still limitless on Nov. 30.” Morgan Wright — one of a handful of cybersecurity analysts to testify before Congress on’s utter lack of security safeguards in earlier this month — warned Gregg Jarrett on Fox News Saturday that the Obamacare website was still an easy target for hackers trying to steal citizens’ Social Security and financial data.

Excerpt: There are some rumors that the administration wants to distance itself from the slang “Obamacare,” a term the president embraced in the 2012 campaign but now finds hurtful to his polls and his colleagues in the Congress

Obama's corporatist contraceptive mandate. BY Timothy P. Carney 
Excerpt: The audacity and mendacity with which the Obama administration defends its illegal contraception mandate is standard fare for politics. What's distinctively Obamian in this fight is the insidious corporatism underlying it all.

Obamacare is Killing a Mother with Multiple Sclerosis
Excerpt: Once again another person loses their great plan that cost them little and gave them value. They are left only with plans they can’t afford and which cover less than the less expensive plans they had.

Cnn: Democrats Voted Unanimously For Rule That Led To Insurance Cancellations
Excerpt: CNN reports that in September of 2010, in an attempt to let people keep their insurance plans, Senate Republicans tried to block the grandfather rule that is currently resulting in millions of Americans having their insurance policies cancelled. Democrats, including many who are facing re-election next year, unanimously voted to support the rule. The result, as we have seen, is two million already losing the insurance plan Obama repeatedly promised they could keep.

Show me 1 historical occasion @BarackObama hasn't commemorated w a picture of himself, & I'll show you a working  site

No Grounds for Claim That Affordable Care Act Lowers Health Care Costs. By Charles Blahous
Excerpt: .Faced with public anger, ACA supporters are now turning to another argument to promote the law: that the ACA is already working to hold down health care cost growth. Unfortunately, some of these claims are just as groundless as the ones that misled so many Americans to believe they would be able to keep their previous coverage.

Worth Reading: Head Start and Other Federal Failures: No quantity of stirring words or noble intentions can justify expensive measures that leave little trace behind. By Steve Chapman
Excerpt: A federal social program that burns though billions of dollars, year in and year out, despite showing scant value to those it's supposed to help? That may sound like a regrettable anomaly. In fact, as David Muhlhausen documents in his new book, Do Federal Social Programs Work? (Praeger), it's pretty much the norm.

Dana Milbank: In-house photo propaganda?
Excerpt: New York Times photographer Doug Mills likens the administration’s actions to Tass, the Soviet Union’s news agency.

USA Today Puts Foot Down on White House Propaganda - Refuses to Publish 'Official' Photos of Obama
Excerpt: One of the nation’s top newspapers by circulation has finally had enough of the Obama administration’s gladhandling of newspaper reporters as if they are nothing more than extensions of its propaganda team.

Kerry Duped As North Korea And Iran Develop New ICBM Aimed at The United States
Excerpt: As Bill Gertz of the Washington Free Beacon reports, groups of technicians from the Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group (SHIG), a unit in charge of building Iran's liquid-fueled missiles, have made repeated trips to North Korea during the past several months, including as recently as late October, to work on a new 80-ton rocket booster being developed by the North Koreans, That booster is believed to be the foundation for a new heavy-lift missile with intercontinental range and capable of carrying a large nuclear warhead. It would be far more capable than Pyongyang's Taepodong or Iran's Shahab missile series.

Excerpt: Police are looking a man caught on surveillance tape they say sucker punched a 76-year old woman in East New York. It appears she is the latest victim of the violent “knockout” game.

Worth Reading & Saving: Is There Global Warming?
Long, but with a lot of links to facts. ~Bob. Excerpt: But, what if global warming is not what they say it is? What if the world's temperature is headed in the opposite direction? Global temperatures increased for twenty years from the late 1970s to the late 1990s but have either stopped warming or have begun to cool in the last seventeen years. The global warming and subsequent cooling were even predictable due to hundreds of years of historical trends and observation of the impact of variations in solar activity and ocean cycles on global temperatures. Did you know that in the past the Roman Period and Medieval Period were both several degrees warmer than today's temperature. The world then cooled at least four degrees from approx. 1450 to 1850. 

Trust divide: Democrats distanced from Obama after health care debacle
Excerpt: A month after emerging from a government shutdown at the top of their game, many Democrats in Congress newly worried about the party’s re-election prospects are for the first time distancing themselves from President Obama after the disastrous rollout of his health care overhaul. (Like Germans in 1946 trying to distance themselves from the Nazis. "We knew nothing..." ~bob)

Excerpt: For example, this past Wednesday brought news that the Prime Minister of Latvia has resigned because the roof of a shopping center in his country collapsed! Folks, take a minute to consider that! A politician taking the blame for something he had no control over! Now, can you imagine our national bliss if politicians in this country were willing to take the fall for at least those things they do screw up? Barack Hussein Obama wouldn't have lasted through that first year of his Presidency as he squandered a cool trillion dollars in pork barrel stimulus, promised to achieve 6 percent unemployment and bring the economy back! How much healthier would this country be if he had taken credit for that massive failure and snuck back to Chicago? And even if he had managed to skate through the first disastrous four years wouldn't you think the guy would have resigned after the Obamacare fiasco?

Cancer patient who spoke out against Obama is audited
Excerpt: Now suddenly Bill Elliot is being audited for 2009 with an interview only scheduled in April 2014. Assuming he lives that long. That might be a coincidence, but Tucker is being audited back to 2003…We are on the brink of totalitarianism.

Op-Ed: Nuclear Deal Violates UN Security Council Resolutions: UN Security Council resolutions ordered the Islamic Republic to abandon all enrichment and reprocessing activities.
Excerpt: At the time when the Islamic republic is showing signs of economic implosion due to crippling sanctions, the premature lifting of sanctions in exchange for baseless promises of goodwill has emboldened Iran to preserve its primary goal: the "right" to continue enriching uranium. As it turned out, the "interim" agreement that came out of negotiations in Geneva was a done deal: accommodation masquerading as accompllshment. The deal is an embarrassing diplomatic fiasco, for it "provides international support and de facto recognition of Iran" as a nuclear-weapons capable state.

Obama Told Netanyahu: Don't be So Vocal About Iran Deal: Obama reportedly asked PM Netanyahu to "take a breather" from his criticism of the Iran deal, reports The Washington Post.
U.S. President Barack Obama has reportedly asked Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to stop being so vocal with his criticism of the deal reached between Iran and the West, reports The Washington Post. The newspaper’s columnist David Ignatius wrote on Thursday, “Obama has asked Netanyahu to take a breather from his clamorous criticism and send to Washington a team that can explore with U.S. officials a sound end-state strategy.” (Don’t tell the emperor he’s naked. --Barb)

‘US freed top Iranian scientist as part of secret talks ahead of Geneva deal’
Excerpt: Mojtaba Atarodi, arrested in California for attempting to acquire equipment for Iran’s military-nuclear programs, was released in April as part of back channel talks, Times of Israel told. 

Iraq: Seven beheaded bodies and five severed heads filled with explosives found
Excerpt: Don't you dare investigate the ideology that fuels this savagery. That would be "hateful" and "extremist." ... they belonged to workers of an Italian firm.

The Al Qaeda fanatic from Britain who funded jihad trip to Syria by mugging Londoners with a Taser
Excerpt: A British man who was killed fighting alongside Al Qaeda-linked extremists in Syria funded his trip by mugging people in an affluent area of London, The Mail on Sunday has learned. (Any British or American Citizen who wants to fight in Syria should be given free airfare, in return for renouncing his citizenship. ~Bob)

Obama, Eric Holder, cartoons and Lady Gaga are among the 'inappropriate' images purged from FBI counter-terror training
Excerpt: The documents deemed unfit for inclusion in FBI classrooms range from slides showing verses in the Quran favored by terrorists to a video called “God Hates Lady Gaga” produced by a fundamentalist church best known for its intrusive anti-gay protests at veterans' funerals.

Bombshell on Benghazi: Look who's coming to terror
I rate this "unproven." Don't trust the source. ~Bob. Excerpt: But then Stevens tried to retake possession of the weapons, including 20,000 MANPAD surface-to-air missiles, from the terrorist network. That didn't go over well. Citing an inside source, James Moriarty recounted that "one of the tribal spies in Libya was serving dinner to Chris Stevens and the personal representative of the prime minister of Turkey" the night Stevens was assassinated at the Benghazi compound.

Liberal Media Loses Half Its Viewers
Excerpt: The liberal media has taken a dive in ratings and number of viewers in the past year. About half of CNN’s and MSNBC’s viewers have abandoned them. So, I guess that means they went from 12 to 6. I’m only joking. I’m sure they had well over a dozen viewers a year ago. And the truth is, everyone’s ratings went down. But CNN and MSNBC took the biggest hits.

CHEERS, MATE! Australia’s new Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, really IS a champion of free speech
Excerpt: Australia’s conservative Government intends to dump laws that ban hate speech on the grounds that they inhibit free speech. Criticism of Islam will no longer be considered hate speech or a crime!

Seven Phony Hate Crimes Trumpeted By The Media. By John Hawkins 
Excerpt: One of the oldest rules in psychology and economics is that if you reward a behavior, you can expect to see it more often. In America, we reward victimhood.

Excerpt: Liberals awoke this morning, prepared their meuslix and caramel latte, then sat down, opened the morning paper and were shocked to learn student loan debt has doubled in the last five years. As with every other social program, liberals simply refuse to stop and run the numbers on a calculator before launching another mad government give away.

Pentagon to continue defiance of China’s claimed air defense zone. By Kristina Wong
Excerpt: The Pentagon said Friday it will continue to operate in an air zone over the East China Sea that China recently declared as under its control. “We have flights routinely transiting international airspace throughout the Pacific, including the area China is including in their [air defense identification zone],” said Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren.

Excerpt: Police picked up 4 Arab youths from the village of Sur Baher, on the southeastern outskirts of Jerusalem, on suspicion of throwing rocks at the car carrying baby Avigail Tzur. The car was traveling through the neighborhood of Armon Hanatziv in Jerusalem when the attack took place.

Pictured on CCTV the horrifying moment French mother calmly pushes her baby girl to drown in the sea because she claimed child was 'incompatible' with her love life
Her body, her choice. ~Bob

'She was a fighter. She shot him': Defiant 76-year-old woman dies in shootout with gang of three who tried to rob her of bingo money
Excerpt: Dorothy Hendrix was shot twice by the gang of two men and a woman, but she managed to shoot one of her assailants in the stomach before dying of her wounds. Steven Hagood, Tereba Geer, and Bradacious Galloway have all been charged with murder.

Excerpt: Citing Florida’s five-year-old Stand Your Ground law, a Fort Myers man likely will be freed from a year-old manslaughter charge. (Waiting for Obama, Sharpton and Jesse Jackson to weigh in, along with MSNBC. ~Bob)

Knock Out Game Vigilante Sought In Thanksgiving Day Shooting of Bronx Thugs

Excerpt: The three men, all in their early twenties, were trailing the man down Morris Park Avenue, heading toward Williams Bridge Road when their prey veered into an alley way. They followed him into the alley and around a sharp, dark bend, only to find the barrel of a .45 magnum waiting on them.

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