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Amnesty 'Hackathon' Planned for Weekend

Over the weekend, leftist journalists and activists across the United States and Latin American plan to hold a “Hackathon” directed toward creating websites, programs, and apps pushing illegal immigration. The so-called Americas Datafest is designed to “use digital collaboration to rethink immigration’s role in society,” according to the Associated Press. In the United States, Datafests will be held at Univision in Miami, as well as Harvard and Stanford. Nov 1, 2013 10:30 AM PT

Gunfire at LAX, Terminal Evacuated

Terminal 3 at Los Angeles International Airport has been shut down after a shooting incident, the Los Angeles Police Department reported. Local news reported 3 people being removed from the scene, including a TSA employee, who was rumored to have been shot in the leg with a rifle at the Virgin counter. Other reports suggest that two people were wounded, including the suspect. Nov 1, 2013 10:08 AM PT

New Yorker Film Critic on Cruz: 'Large Ears...Straight Nose with a Fleshy Tip'

On Wednesday, The New Yorker printed a piece from film critic David Denby on Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX). Written about any Democrat, the piece surely would have been spiked for offensive quasi-racism. “When Ted Cruz lies, he appears to be praying,” Denby writes, before embarking upon a long and demeaning description of Cruz’s physical appearance: “ Oct 30, 2013 5:18 PM PT

90-Year-Old Congressman to Sebelius: Did I See You Riding a Tricycle?

During a House committee grilling of Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius over Obamacare shortcomings, Rep. Ralph Hall (R-TX), the oldest congressman in the House at 90 years of age, said that he thought he saw Sebelius riding a tricycle through Meade, Kansas when he was in third grade. Oct 30, 2013 11:20 AM PT

Sebelius Caught on Hot Mic: 'Don't Do This To Me'

While being questioned before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius was caught on a hot mic making an unfortunate comment. Oct 30, 2013 10:10 AM PT

Sebelius to Testify in Congress, Obama to Preach in Boston

Embattled Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius is all set to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday. Meanwhile, in a desperate attempt to shift attention away from both Sebelius’ testimony and new revelations that the Obama administration knew years ago that millions would lose their current insurance plans under Obamacare, President Obama has scheduled a speech at Boston’s Faneuil Hall, the same place that former Governor Mitt Romney signed that state’s health insurance overhaul, and a historic political setting. Oct 29, 2013 5:37 PM PT

Poll: 41% Say Non-Whites Have Fewer Opportunities

A poll from ABC News-Fusion shows that fully 41 percent of Americans think that non-whites have fewer opportunities than white Americans. 62 percent of liberal Democrats believe that, and so do 25 percent of Republicans. Oct 29, 2013 8:23 AM PT

Meghan McCain: Dad 'Frustrated,' 'Depressed' by Tea Party

In sad news from the land of McCain, “Raising McCain” host and McCain family scion Meghan McCain said in an interview with ABC and Yahoo News that her father, Senator John McCain (R-AZ), was “frustrated” and “depressed” by the Tea Party. Meghan termed the Tea Party the “hyper-conservative wing.” Oct 29, 2013 7:56 AM PT

Sen. Coburn (R-OK): Reid an 'Absolute A--hole'

Asked about civility in the US Senate, Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) pulled no punches with regard to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV). “I have great relationships with Chuck Schumer. I don’t say that in Oklahoma…There’s no comity with Harry Reid. I think he’s an absolute a—hole.” Oct 29, 2013 7:05 AM PT

NBC News Deletes Huge Obamacare Story, Stealth Edits, Breaks Drudge Link

On Monday, NBC News reported that President Obama’s administration knew for three years that Americans would lose their current insurance under Obamacare. The story quickly became the lead at the Drudge Report, making it the hottest political story on the internet immediately. For several hours, there was no problem. Then, late at night, the story was pulled, the link was changed thereby breaking the Drudge link, and stealth edits were made to the piece. Oct 28, 2013 10:06 PM PT

Report: Obama Knew He Was Lying on Keeping Your Insurance

In a blockbuster report on Monday, sources told NBC News that at least half to three quarters of those who buy individual insurance will have that insurance cancelled by their insurers over the next year thanks to changes mandated by Obamacare. A huge number of the people forced off their current insurance will have “sticker shock,” the sources said. What’s more, President Obama knew all that even as he campaigned on the promise that if you liked your insurance, you could keep it. Oct 28, 2013 4:07 PM PT

PolitiFact Defends 'Half-True' Rating on Obama Insurance Lie

In June 2012, PolitiFact characterized as “half-true” President Obama’s promise that if Americans liked their health insurance plans, they would be able to keep them, as half-true. On Sunday, David Axelrod admitted that promise was a lie. On Monday, the White House essentially admitted that the Obama promise was a lie, and that many people would be kicked off of health insurance they like. Nonetheless, PolitiFact told that its “half-true” rating was still correct. Oct 28, 2013 2:30 PM PT

Pelosi Wants Obamacare Extended to Include Universal Childcare

Pelosi said that Democrats would “of course” pick up seats in the House in 2014, stating that she would then pursue “comprehensive affordable, quality childcare” as part of an Obamacare extension. “That would have the biggest impact on women, families, and…job creation,” she said. “This is the missing link in so many things that we’ve talked about. It is not exhaustive of all the things we want to do or have done with regard to women, but I do think it would unleash the power of women.” Oct 28, 2013 11:20 AM PT


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