Monthly Archives: July, 2014

Congresswoman who co-sponsored Bush impeachment bill said Democrats never tried to impeach Bush

Wednesday night, Texas Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee voiced her opposition to the House Republican lawsuit against President Barack Obama and said that Democrats had never moved to impeach former President George W. Bush when he was in office. Advertisements

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Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds collective bargaining law

On Thursday, Wisconsin’s Supreme Court ruled Wisconsin’s collective bargaining reforms, which prompted protests from organized labor, do not violate the free speech and equal protection rights of public sector union workers.  The reforms, passed in 2011 by Republican lawmakers, severely limit the bargaining power of public sector unions while forcing most state workers to pay more …

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Nato ‘unprepared’ for Russia threat, say MPs

NATO is a worthless organization anyway. Nato is poorly prepared for an attack on a member state from Russia, an influential group of MPs has warned. The Commons Defence Committee said the recent Ukraine conflict showed “serious deficiencies” in Nato’s preparedness to counter threats – and “radical reform” was needed.

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Israel ‘to destroy’ Hamas Gaza tunnels

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said they won’t stop its operation in Gaza until the tunnels constructed by Hamas have been destroyed.   Israel was determined to destroy the tunnels – used to attack troops and towns – “with or without a ceasefire”.  Some 425,000 people in Gaza have been displaced by fighting, the UN says.

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Hundreds of Obama Administration Regulations Are Illegal

In the last 2 years, the Obama administration has published hundreds of new regulations that are technically illegal because they were not reported to Congress as required under law, a new analysis has found.

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State Department approved 215 Bill Clinton speeches that earned him $48 million, raising ethics questions

And she wants to be president.  She’s just as corrupt as all the rest.  A joint investigation by the Washington Examiner and the nonprofit watchdog group Judicial Watch found that former President Clinton gave 215 speeches and earned $48 million while his wife presided over U.S. foreign policy, raising questions about whether the Clintons fulfilled …

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House Republicans to vote to sue President Obama

The House  is set to pass legislation authorising it to sue President Barack Obama for what Republican leaders describe as his overreach of authority. The resolution is expected to pass the Republican-controlled chamber in a party line vote on Wednesday. Obama exceeded his powers when he delayed an insurance deadline in his healthcare law.

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Gaza and Israel: What’s the fight about?

The Gaza Strip, sandwiched between Israel and Egypt, has been a recurring flashpoint in the Israel-Palestinian conflict for years. Since 1967, Israel has occupied the Gaza Strip, since the Middle East war,  and only pulled its troops and settlers out in 2005. Israel considered this the end of the occupation, but it still exercises control …

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GOP to deny bulk of Obama request for increased funds for migrant crisis

House Republicans are planning to deny the White House the vast bulk of its request for resources to manage the surge of unaccompanied children crossing the border illegally into the US. Instead, Republicans have a plan to provide the Administration with a significantly slimmed-down package designed to help agencies cope with the thousands of Central …

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U.S. Appeals court throws out artist’s Obamacare challenge

On Tuesday, a US appeals court, (another of Obummer’s hip pocket courts), dismissed a long-shot challenge to the Obamacare health law brought by an Iowa artist. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected claims made by Matt Sissel, who was backed by the Pacific Legal Foundation, a conservative legal group.

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