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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

Christie: I Never 'Hugged' Obama

Attempting to distance himself from his sycophantic behavior toward President Obama during Hurricane Sandy and just before the 2012 presidential election – behavior that many observers saw as boosting Obama’s re-election chances – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie now says he never hugged Obama. Oct 28, 2013 11:12 AM PT

Elmo Visits WH to Help Michelle Harvest Organic Garden

Michelle Obama and Elmo are the best of friends – the First Lady has appeared repeatedly on Sesame Street to tout her health and exercise initiative, Let’s Move. Now Elmo will go visit the First Lady at the White House on Wednesday to help harvest the White House garden. Oct 28, 2013 11:02 AM PT

Food Stamp Funding Set to Drop by $5B, Still Spend $75B Annually

Thanks to the automatic sunset of stimulus funding, food stamp funding is set to shrink by $5 billion annually – but we’ll still be spending $75 billion annually on food stamps, enrollment in which has swelled in excess of 70% during President Obama’s administration. Oct 28, 2013 10:50 AM PT

100 Pro-Abortion Storytelling Events Organized Across Country

On Monday, pro-abortion groups across the country launched an organized effort to feature women telling uplifting stories of their abortions. The so-called “1 in 3” week of action will feature 100 events in 32 states, and began in Washington D.C. According to the Advocates for Youth, one in three women in the United States will at some point have an abortion. Oct 28, 2013 5:53 AM PT

Sharpton Launches Barneys Shakedown, Defends Jay-Z over Barneys Relationship

This weekend, MSNBC host Al Sharpton launched a campaign against Barneys in New York after allegations of racial profiling by two young black customers who purchased expensive items and were then accosted by police. Kayla Phillips, 21, bought a $2,500 Celine handbag in February, and said that NYPD then detained her. Tryon Christian, 19, sued Barneys and NYPD, accusing them of detaining him after buying a $349 Ferragamo belt. Oct 27, 2013 8:36 AM PT

Rand: Vote on Fed Reserve Transparency Before Confirming Yellen

On Friday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) announced that he would require a vote on his Federal Reserve Transparency Act before acting on the nomination of Janet Yellen to head the Federal Reserve. "As part of Senate consideration of the Janet Yellen nomination to be Chair of the Federal Reserve, I will request a vote on my bipartisan Federal Reserve Transparency Act, S. 209. The American people deserve transparency from the federal reserve and the federal government as a whole,” Paul said. Oct 25, 2013 10:30 AM PT

Court Docs: JonBenet Grand Jury Wanted Parents Tried for Murder

According to new court papers released on Friday, a 1999 Colorado grand jury decided to indict John and Patricia Ramsey, the parents of murdered 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey. A district attorney overruled the grand jury and decided not to file charges. The grand jury found that the parents “did ... render assistance to a person, with intent to hinder, delay and prevent the discovery, detention, apprehension, prosecution, conviction and punishment of such person for the commission of a crime, knowing the person being assisted has committed and was suspected of the crime of murder in the first degree and child abuse resulting in death." Oct 25, 2013 10:19 AM PT

Sharpton Compares Himself to Holocaust Survivor Elie Wiesel

MSNBC’s Al Sharpton is no stranger to self-aggrandizing statements. But in his new book, The Rejected Stone, he takes self-aggrandizement to its limit: he compares himself to iconic Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, winner of the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize. Oct 24, 2013 1:25 PM PT

WH, NBC News Battle over Obamacare Delay Reports

On Wednesday evening, NBC Nightly News’ Brian Williams opened his program by breaking the news that the Obama Administration was planning to move back the deadline for purchasing health insurance under the individual mandate by six weeks. Oct 23, 2013 4:29 PM PT

AP's Bauer Whines That Scott Walker Book Isn't Anti-Walker

On Monday, the Associated Press’ Scott Bauer blasted Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s new book, Unintimidated: A Governor’s Story and a Nation’s Challenge, by fibbing repeatedly about Walker’s record and criticizing Walker for not writing about matters that Bauer would prefer him to tackle. Bauer suggests, “Gov. Scott Walker's new book isn't exactly a tell-all. In fact, it glosses over or just leaves out many pieces in the story related to Walker's successful drive to take power away from public unions and the subsequent recall battle.” Oct 23, 2013 12:34 PM PT


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