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Hey, GOP ‘wimps’: Here is your minimum wage position in one sentence

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http://twitter.com/#!/TheRealPebo/status/436486305586094080 Snort. What prompted that question from National Review’s Charles C.W. Cooke? http://twitter.com/#!/charlescwcooke/status/436487878924042241 Just how “controversial” is it? http://twitter.com/#!/ThePlumLineGS/status/436492293403836416 http://twitter.com/#!/charlescwcooke/status/436492628176437248 Cooke then offered up some pointed snark: http://twitter.com/#!/charlescwcooke/status/436485565891223552 Snickering madly. Then he rightly gave the business to some spineless Republicans. http://twitter.com/#!/MelissaTweets/status/436486382320488448 Bingo. What should the GOP do? Cooke has the answer. http://twitter.com/#!/charlescwcooke/status/436488639737266177 Ding, ding, ding! […]

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‘Incorrect promise’: Vacationing POTUS too busy to sign up for O-care himself

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http://twitter.com/#!/jpodhoretz/status/415200217731194880 Remember when Valerie Jarrett promised that President Obama would be signing up for Obamacare today? Shockah! That promise came with an important disclaimer: “To be taken with a squillion grains of salt.” You see, it was just a “symbolic” gesture: http://twitter.com/#!/RBPundit/status/415199917519302657 Via Politico: In what an official acknowledged is a “symbolic” move since the […]

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Rep. Keith Ellison likens pro-amnesty fasters to Rosa Parks

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http://twitter.com/#!/keithellison/status/407673237179744256 We don’t quite see the parallel that Rep. Keith Ellison does. Rosa Parks was alone in her brave act of civil disobedience in 1955. The “Fast for Families” protesters who have set up in tents on the National Mall, on the other hand, have been visited personally by President Obama and first lady Michelle […]

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This cartoon puts focus of ISIS and Obama into unsettling perspective

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http://twitter.com/#!/HollyRFisher/status/508317591585439744 Sad but true. The funny-but-unsettling cartoon is from A.F. Branco at Legal Insurrection. In case further confirmation is necessary: http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/508312634752385024 Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/09/06/this-cartoon-puts-focus-of-isis-and-obama-into-unsettling-perspective/

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Congress reaches budget deal to avoid shutdown scenario

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http://twitter.com/#!/nancycordes/status/410546808935288832 Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Patty Murray held a joint press conference Tuesday evening to announce a two-year Congressional budget deal that would not raise taxes and would reduce the deficit by $23 billion. Compromise was the name of the game, according to both Ryan and Murray. http://twitter.com/#!/ShannonBream/status/410548295552229377 http://twitter.com/#!/ShannonBream/status/410548669042421760 http://twitter.com/#!/ShannonBream/status/410549158849019904 http://twitter.com/#!/EmilyMiller/status/410551441125036033 http://twitter.com/#!/michellemalkin/status/410548869781413888 ABC News’ […]

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Cheney rips President Obama in AEI speech

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http://twitter.com/#!/AEI/status/509713229216768000 Boom: http://twitter.com/#!/adamplevycnn/status/509711013114286080 http://twitter.com/#!/dpletka/status/509712797518020609 http://twitter.com/#!/dpletka/status/509708957313929217 http://twitter.com/#!/dhume/status/509708797808742400 http://twitter.com/#!/anangbhai/status/509713811717496832 http://twitter.com/#!/adamplevycnn/status/509710415371436033 Full remarks here: http://twitter.com/#!/AEInews/status/509713901723070464 Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/09/10/cheney-rips-president-obama-in-aei-speech/

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Donna Brazile doubles down; Inadvertently reveals Obama truth, own idiocy?

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http://twitter.com/#!/MrPrincetrumpet/status/435454022502191105 Heh. So there’s that. As Twitchy readers know, Donna Brazile celebrated Presidents Day by encouraging  President Obama to whip out his “lawless” Stompy Pen while Congress is in recess. Who needs Congress for laws? King Obama reigns, according to Ms. Brazile. But, hey, it’s totally justified and stuff! Ms. Brazile could not stop herself […]

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‘The text does not limit it to Crimea’: Putin reportedly asks parliament to use military in all of Ukraine; Update: Parliament approves

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http://twitter.com/#!/shaunwalker7/status/439763628242530304 The Associated Press sent out an alert suggesting that Vladimir Putin was seeking permission to use the military in “Crimea.” http://twitter.com/#!/AP/status/439759537739149312 Surprise! http://twitter.com/#!/BrianFaughnan/status/439766414942273537 Many are noting Putin’s “request” is for the use of Russian armed forces in all of Ukraine. http://twitter.com/#!/maxseddon/status/439761425922543616 http://twitter.com/#!/michaeldweiss/status/439763341754793984 AP’s follow-up to its initial tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/AP/status/439761429126991872 From the AP report: Putin […]

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Benghazi: A new scoop from Attkisson, a new indictment and a new war

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First up there’s this shocker. Hillary Clinton’s name has come up, once again, in the ongoing Benghazi scandal: Account of Clinton Aide Benghazi Document Sifting Familiar to Career Public Servant http://t.co/CyZWdYVq60 via @SharylAttkisson @DailySignal — Sharyl Attkisson (@SharylAttkisson) October 15, 2014 Here’s the opener from Ms. Attkisson’s latest report: To Sonya Gilliam, a recent account […]

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Rep. Jim Himes: US has no dog in Sunni-Shia ‘cage match’

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http://twitter.com/#!/jahimes/status/477237917543182336 Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) managed to make the most of 140 characters today with his analysis of Iraq and the United States’ interests there. Not all Democrats agree, though; check out Sen. Bill Nelson’s (D-Fla.) take. http://twitter.com/#!/SenBillNelson/status/477148241239474176 Editor’s note: An earlier version of this post spelled Rep. Himes’ name incorrectly. Twitchy regrets the error. […]

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After Cantor loss, Left pivots from ‘Tea Party is dead’ to ‘Tea Party hates Jews’

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http://twitter.com/#!/Redistrict/status/476510342676492288 Really? This is the spin the left is going to put on the VA-7 primary? House majority leader Eric Cantor lost his primary because Republicans don’t like Jews? http://twitter.com/#!/GaviBegtrup/status/476517861150568449 As expected, circus clown and pseudo-candidate Mike Dickinson was all over the notion. Probably kicking himself for not thinking of it first. http://twitter.com/#!/VoteMike2014/status/476514956075368448 But the […]

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Obama to OFA: ‘The work you’re doing is God’s work’

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http://twitter.com/#!/ZekeJMiller/status/438458230612975616 It doesn’t seem that long ago that the Democrats were greeting the restoration of God to their official party platform with a chorus of loud boos from convention delegates. Things have changed since then, as President Obama told members of “independent” group Organizing for Action that they were “doing God’s work.” What, exactly, is God’s […]

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Keith Ellison gets emoji happy with ‘then vs. now’ #RaiseTheWage graphics

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http://twitter.com/#!/ScottLofquist/status/520584446479589376 Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison is on a #RaiseTheWage crusade again today: Today is National Minimum Wage Day. Why do we need to #RaiseTheWage? The federal minimum wage hasn’t kept up with the cost of basic goods. — Rep. Keith Ellison (@keithellison) October 10, 2014 The minimum wage in 1968 was $1.60 an hour—$10.56 in […]

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‘Sad, deplorable’ Jay Carney asked if WH considers Taliban a terrorist group

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http://twitter.com/#!/KatiePavlich/status/473522042072211456 Following the deal that saw the release of five Taliban leaders from Gitmo in return for Bowe Bergdahl, outgoing White House Press Secretary Jay Carney was asked if the Taliban is considered a terrorist group. Carney wouldn’t go that far: http://twitter.com/#!/KerryPicket/status/473530304842317824 Maybe Carney figures if he simply doesn’t refer to the Taliban as terrorists […]

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Secret’s out! US Secret Service needs refresher course in protecting WH

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http://twitter.com/#!/charliespiering/status/516687470029991937 In that case, it might be time for Josh Earnest to have a serious talk with the president: So the initial Secret Service account of that fence jumper was… fudged slightly. http://t.co/CKIBK2BRPU — Andrew Stiles (@AndrewStilesUSA) September 29, 2014 Good God. "@markberman: The White House fence jumper made it to the East Room!? Good. […]

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Houston mayor doubles down: Phil Robertson is a ‘redneck wingnut’

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http://twitter.com/#!/houstonbombera/status/414465952445501440 Yes, Houston Mayor Annise Parker called suspended “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson a “redneck wingnut.” And the Texas Democrat wants you to know she was “serious.” Because she’s, like, a leader and stuff. http://twitter.com/#!/JoeTalkShow/status/414462473853337600 http://twitter.com/#!/JoeTalkShow/status/414469728564834304 http://twitter.com/#!/JohnBalderach/status/414474284669472768 It’s a good thing there’s nothing else pressing happening in Houston. http://twitter.com/#!/JoeTalkShow/status/414470033348112384 (Hat tip: @JoeTalkShow) Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/12/21/houston-mayor-doubles-down-phil-robertson-of-duck-dynasty-is-a-redneck-wingnut/

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Article quoting Obama: Approval drop due to racial animus; Guffaws ensue

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http://twitter.com/#!/kesgardner/status/425052718588121089 In an interview with The New Yorker, President Obama is quoted as agreeing that “racial animus,” as Bloomberg News worded it in their headline, may be holding down his approval rating: http://twitter.com/#!/jaketapper/status/424995564758249472 Here’s the full quote from the The New Yorker article: Obama lost among white voters in 2012 by a margin greater than […]

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‘U mad bro?’ NBC News’ Mike O’Brien doesn’t see the point of probing Hillary’s character

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http://twitter.com/#!/mpoindc/status/432897152374038528 Stop laughing, you guys. He’s serious! Mike O’Brien is shocked — shocked! — that after all these years, there are still people interested in what Hillary Clinton has done in her life. Who’d’a thunk, right? Last night, The Washington Free Beacon published an article detailing Clinton pollsters’ report suggesting that Hillary is vengeful and […]

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Is John Boehner serious about using ‘the Constitution to get things done’?

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http://twitter.com/#!/sandrapatriot/status/423494736284893184 Yesterday, President Obama declared that, when it comes to fixing the economy, he’s ready to use his pen and phone to bypass Congress through executive actions. This morning, House Speaker John Boehner tweeted this response: http://twitter.com/#!/SpeakerBoehner/status/423490370383540226 But some people can’t help but wonder about the strength of Boehner’s commitment: http://twitter.com/#!/deltalima21/status/423490593491140608 http://twitter.com/#!/pinkfloydster/status/423494403911479296 http://twitter.com/#!/DCMorse/status/423496781125541888 http://twitter.com/#!/ScottVann/status/423495287487737857 *** […]

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Rep. Pete Sessions is reportedly mulling run for House Majority Leader

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http://twitter.com/#!/costareports/status/476579275538452480 We have no idea where Congressman Pete Sessions lives, but we do know that he voted for TARP and supports amnesty. And now, according to Washington Post reporter Robert Costa, he wants to replace Eric Cantor as House Majority Leader. So, apparently, the idea here is to replace one pro-TARP, pro-amnesty Republican with another. That’s the kind of rebranding the GOP establishment […]

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Obama: ‘Absolutely true’ that the US underestimated the rise of ISIS

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http://twitter.com/#!/jim_gourley/status/516310886668316673 #BREAKING #CONFIRMED Obama Says U.S. Underestimated the Rise of ISIS http://t.co/hoDrfq41jW — J.M. Berger (@intelwire) September 28, 2014 According to the New York Times: In some of his most candid public remarks on the subject, Mr. Obama says in the interview with the CBS News program “60 Minutes” that it was “absolutely true” that […]

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Flashbacks shred Obama claim troop withdrawal from Iraq wasn’t his decision

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http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/498120947602563072 During his statement on the situation in Iraq before leaving for Martha’s Vineyard, President Obama was asked if he regretted pulling the remaining U.S. troops from Iraq in 2011. An agitated Obama answered that it wasn’t his decision. In other words, “Bush’s fault”: http://twitter.com/#!/HowardKurtz/status/498121085812895744 http://twitter.com/#!/IngrahamAngle/status/498119915782807552 Obama campaigned on and eventually took credit for and […]

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Actor Ken Wahl: Instead of fundraising, Obama should visit corrupt Phoenix VA

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http://twitter.com/#!/KenWahl1/status/464494792705970176 President Obama’s on another fundraising spree. Just yesterday, he headlined a Dem fundraiser at the home of Disney Studios chair Alan Horn. But actor and ardent military supporter Ken Wahl believes Obama’s time and energy would be far better spent showing support for people who truly need and deserve it: our veterans. http://twitter.com/#!/KenWahl1/status/464492526326407168 A recent […]

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Obama’s excuse for rampant illegal immigration is quite the #SelfIndictment

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http://twitter.com/#!/profpundit/status/483689747584663552 All this time, we’ve been wondering how illegal immigration has gotten so bad. At this afternoon’s press conference, President Obama revealed the answer: http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/483689081034260481 Oh, so that’s what it is. Well, rules are hard … and nobody understands that better than the reluctant rule breaker in chief: QFE: "The system is so broken that […]

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Don’t look now Obama, but ‘Inherent Resolve’ is being roundly mocked [pic]

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After all this time — a name. A senior military source says the name of the operation in Iraq and Syria is… "Inherent Resolve" — Bret Baier (@BretBaier) October 15, 2014 Snicker. Surely Bret Baier is just making a funny, right? Nope! Oh good Lord RT @michellemalkin: NOT a parody. RT @thejointstaff Ongoing actions in […]

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SCOTUS unanimously overturns abortion clinic ‘buffer zones’; Left rages

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http://twitter.com/#!/DecentFilms/status/482172069644599296 The Supreme Court ruled this morning that an expansive abortion clinic “buffer zone” in Massachusetts violated the First Amendment. http://twitter.com/#!/SCOTUSblog/status/482170207088439296 http://twitter.com/#!/johngramlich/status/482168901598326784 Even at argument in January, the left-wing SCOTUS judges indicated that the Bay State regulation went too far. http://twitter.com/#!/gabrielmalor/status/482168937980133376 http://twitter.com/#!/edmundsanders/status/482172247285964800 Here is the SCOTUS opinion, with no dissents: http://twitter.com/#!/Legal_Times/status/482169722524299264 Pro-life activists gave thanks […]

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How many foreign nationals contributed to Obama’s campaign?

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http://twitter.com/#!/Diddley_Squat/status/492041932382535680 It’s hard to keep track of all the scandals and chicanery that have occurred within the Obama administration but you may remember the stories about the Obama campaign making it easy for foreign nationals to contribute his campaign. Here we have at least one Canadian openly admitting to contributing to Obama’s campaign. Makes you […]

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Activate truth-bot: WH deputy press secretary’s #RaiseTheWage pitch fixed

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http://twitter.com/#!/Evilpa/status/520604124594053121 White House Deputy Press Secretary Jennifer Friedman is joining others on what they call “National Minimum Wage Day” (today is 10/10 — so clever): Here's what raising the minimum wage would mean to folks around the country: http://t.co/ucF7QEN6xF #RaiseTheWage pic.twitter.com/OZJ8WbSz2G — Jennifer Friedman (@JFriedman44) October 10, 2014 Or, is this what it would mean […]

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‘Golf course’? Obama’s campaign schedule for final two days before election leaves him plenty of flexibility

http://twitter.com/#!/eriContrarian/status/528968382960254976 So how many campaign events is Obama reportedly scheduled to participate in ahead of Tuesday’s elections? Try zero. Obama not scheduled to make any final push appearances on Monday or Tuesday. http://t.co/thFBey3dgO — POLITICO (@politico) November 2, 2014 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js /smirk/ RT @politico Obama not scheduled to make any final push appearances on Monday or Tuesday. http://t.co/wFsRKahucf […]

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