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on February 5, 2015 in World News

THREE GENERATIONS OF IMBECILES ARE ENOUGH

It’s good to see conservatives have gotten back to letting The New York Times choose their nominees for them. The only silver lining to Mitt Romney being pushed out of the presidential race — temporarily, I hope — is that the media’s preferred GOP candidate, Jeb Bush, is catnip to the stupidest influence-seekers, so Wall Street will be wasting all kinds of money over the next few months. Then, Shemp Bush will declare and knock Jeb out of the running, only to be replaced by Zeppo Bush. I wouldn’t be putting a lot of money on another President Bush, unless… View Article

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on February 5, 2015 in World News

Southern California Edison IT workers ‘beyond furious’

Southern California Edison IT workers ‘beyond furious’ over H-1B replacements About 500 IT jobs are cut at utility through layoffs and voluntary departures Information technology workers at Southern California Edison (SCE) are being laid off and replaced by workers from India. Some employees are training their H-1B visa holding replacements, and many have already lost their jobs. The employees are upset and say they can’t understand how H-1B guest workers can be used to replace them. The IT organization’s “transition effort” is expected to result in about 400 layoffs, with “another 100 or so employees leaving voluntarily,” SCE said in… View Article

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on February 5, 2015 in World News

Past Bush immigration remarks shock conservatives

Past Bush immigration remarks shock conservatives During a “Family Reunion” conference hosted by the Hispanic Leadership Network in April 2013, Jeb Bush spoke freely on the promise immigrants hold for America and his views on reform. He said, during a discussion with Univision, that it was “ridiculous” to think that DREAMers, children brought to the U.S. by their parents illegally, shouldn’t have an “accelerated path” to citizenship. Then, the former Florida governor was speaking to a friendly audience of establishment Republicans, after re-inserting himself in the immigration reform with the release of a controversial book on the issue a month… View Article

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on February 5, 2015 in World News

Won’t Reveal Who Attended Obama’s Secret Meeting With Muslim Leaders

The White House Won’t Reveal Who Attended Obama’s Secret Meeting With Muslim Leaders President Obama met with American Muslim leaders this afternoon, according to the White House schedule, but so far the administration is unwilling to reveal who attended the meeting, which was closed to the press. The White House released a readout of the meeting explaining that Obama discussed “a range of domestic and foreign policy issues” including Obamacare, police fairness, anti-Muslim discrimination, and the upcoming Summit on Countering Violence Extremism. “The President discussed the need to continue countering ISIL and other groups that commit horrific acts of violence,… View Article

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on February 5, 2015 in World News

’People Committed Terrible Deeds In The Name of Christ’

Obama At National Prayer Breakfast: ’People Committed Terrible Deeds In The Name of Christ’ At the National Prayer Breakfast, President Obama reminded attendees that violence rooted in religion isn’t exclusive to Islam, but has been carried out by Christians as well. Obama said that even though religion is a source for good around the world, there will always be people willing to “hijack religion for their own murderous ends.” “Unless we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name… View Article

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on February 5, 2015 in World News

Obama To Host American Muslims At The White House – Closed To The Press

Obama To Host American Muslims At The White House – Closed To The Press President Obama plans to meet with American Muslim leaders at the White House, the day after a video of a Jordanian pilot being burned alive was released by Islamic State terrorists. The meeting will take place later this afternoon, according to the White House, but it will be closed to the press according to the schedule. Photographers will also be blocked from the event. Yesterday, Obama met briefly with King Abdullah II of Jordan after news broke of the horrific ISIS video – but photographers were… View Article

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on February 4, 2015 in E News

DAILY ALERT FOR Wednesday, February 04, 2015

DAILY ALERT FOR Wednesday, February 04, 2015 LEGAL & LEGISLATION Arizona: 2015 Session Begins with the Introduction of Pro- and Anti-Gun Legislation The 2015 legislative session has begun with the introduction of some bills which would benefit law-abiding gun owners as well as other bills which would greatly infringe upon your Second Amendment rights. LEGAL & LEGISLATION Montana: Campus Carry Bill Narrowly Passes on Second Reading, Contact Your Senator NOW! Today, the Montana Senate passed Senate Bill 143 by a 25 to 24 vote. Sponsored by Senator Cary Smith (R-27), SB 143 would prohibit restrictions on firearms on university property,… View Article

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on February 4, 2015 in World News

Inside MSNBC’s Impending Shakeup

Inside MSNBC’s Impending Shakeup: Cancellations, Reboots and Chief Phil Griffin Amid the cable news network’s declining ratings, insiders tell TheWrap changes are coming soon and “everything is on the table” When President Obama was reelected in 2012, MSNBC was “leaning forward” and smiling wide as Obama 2.0 propelled it to record ratings and a firm grasp on the No. 2 spot in cable news. Over two years later, the network has fallen backwards. January ratings revealed double-digit declines compared with January, 2014 in all ratings measurements. During the day, MSNBC was down 20 percent in viewers and 37 percent in… View Article

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on February 4, 2015 in World News

Photo Series: Women and the Guns They Carry

Photo Series: Women and the Guns They Carry With nearly 200,000 Texan women possessing concealed carry permits, photographer and Texas native Shelley Calton is set to release a pictorial book titled Concealed: She’s Got a Gun. According to Business Insider, the women photographed by Calton have various reasons for carrying a gun and various tastes in firearms, but all have one thing in common: they are willing to pull the trigger if push comes to shove. Calton’s goal is to show women’s increasing participation and contribution to America’s gun culture. The number of women receiving concealed carry permits in Texas… View Article

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on February 4, 2015 in World News

Obama Admin. Warns Employers Against Pressing Certain Immigrants For Documentation

Obama Admin. Warns Employers Against Pressing Certain Immigrants For Documentation The Justice Department is warning employers against requesting additional work-authorization documentation from Salvadorans with Temporary Protected Status. This month the Department of Homeland Security automatically extended the validity of work authorization documents, beyond their March 9, 2015 expiration date, for immigrants from El Salvador Temporary Protected Status (TPS). According to the Justice Department, despite the expired work papers, employers could violate anti-discrimination laws if they request more documents from those immigrant workers. Tuesday the Justice Department announced the release of a video warning employers against requesting more paperwork, created by… View Article

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