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Message from Ukraine: Hey, Hillary, your ‘reset button is on fire’ [photo, video]

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http://twitter.com/#!/shumad1/status/511905256469327872 President Obama probably hasn’t read about it yet, but things aren’t going so well in Ukraine: Ukrainian parliament today…. pic.twitter.com/HkddHwrGI9 — Paul Sonne (@PaulSonne) September 16, 2014 Video: Angry mob throws Ukraine MP into garbage can https://t.co/cMuhtrA6Vz — grasswire (@grasswire) September 16, 2014 Well, this is awkward. Someone might want to tell Hillary her […]

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With AHCA dead on the table, Jonathan Hoenig asks ‘the right question’

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@JonathanHoenig Bingo!!! We have a winner — Shore_Bird (@jfedg) March 24, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Now that the AHCA is DOA, a lot of people are trying to get to the bottom of exactly what went wrong. But economist and “Capitalist Pig” Jonathan Hoenig has abetter question: Why is government involved in healthcare at all? — Jonathan […]

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‘Just sick’: Obama says it’s Congress’ fault he has to resort to executive action

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http://twitter.com/#!/BiasedGirl/status/483689994813317120 Poor Obama. It’s just not easy being him. POTUS ventured into the Rose Garden this afternoon to reiterate the importance of passing immigration reform and castigate those pesky congressional Republicans for failing to make it happen. Just pass that “darn bill” already! http://twitter.com/#!/ZekeJMiller/status/483690767169646592 http://twitter.com/#!/elisefoley/status/483690872823758848 Serious, you guys. Because if there’s one thing Obama hates, […]

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CBC wants ‘police czar’ to oversee local law enforcement

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http://twitter.com/#!/politico/status/504074528650432513 The actual evidence is painting a much different picture of the Michael Brown shooting by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer than the media narrative which stoked a week of riots and protests. That hasn’t deterred the Congressional Black Caucus from trying to turn the incident into a federal power grab. Politico reports: Rep. Elijah […]

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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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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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Mo. state senator from Ferguson demands ‘public apology’ from Gov. Jay Nixon

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http://twitter.com/#!/MariaChappelleN/status/504743782089113600 And also fond of lobbing F-bombs. Nearly two weeks after telling Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon “F*CK you,” State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal — who represents Ferguson — has another demand: http://twitter.com/#!/MariaChappelleN/status/504732789686542337 Chappelle-Nadal claims that she was tear gassed. http://twitter.com/#!/MariaChappelleN/status/504734027035598850 http://twitter.com/#!/MariaChappelleN/status/504743903770054656 http://twitter.com/#!/MariaChappelleN/status/504749796460986368 *** Related: ‘This is his Katrina!’: Missouri state senator drops F-bomb on Gov. Jay Nixon […]

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Geraldo Rivera: House GOPers ‘don’t know or care’ about Lois Lerner’s rights

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http://twitter.com/#!/GeraldoRivera/status/464494696468078592 Yesterday, the House voted 231–187 to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress. Fox News host Geraldo Rivera said the vote was proof the House Republicans “don’t know or care” that Lerner has the same Fifth Amendment rights they do. The House Oversight Committee has found that Lerner waived her Fifth […]

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#Impeach The Government is the real airing of grievances

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http://twitter.com/#!/LibertyBattles/status/415351120668528641 As Twitchy reported, Monday was the observation of Festivus, and in the spirit of the holiday, Sen. Rand Paul delivered an epic airing of grievances against the U.S. government. That’s nothing, though, compared to the #ImpeachTheGovernment “Twitter storm” scheduled for the same day. Why are we impeaching the government, exactly? Let’s have a look. […]

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Sen. Cruz asks Sen. Menendez if Obama slept night of Benghazi attack [video]

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http://twitter.com/#!/quinnbowman/status/465964229661437952 During an exchange on the Senate floor, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, calling for the Senate to join the House in investigating Benghazi, had some questions about the night of the attack. Cruz asked Democrat Sen. Menendez if President Obama slept the night of September 11, 2012. Here’s the response Menendez offered: http://twitter.com/#!/ShannonBream/status/465966960166322176 Really? Here’s […]

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Rep. Jared Polis uses Common Core math in critique of Hobby Lobby decision

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http://twitter.com/#!/jaredpolis/status/483656976946061312 Um, what? http://twitter.com/#!/stumbalinaa/status/483657246191419392 http://twitter.com/#!/AngellRossi/status/483657751705694208 Also, nobody really voted “to deny contraception.” Hobby Lobby employees are still able to purchase all forms of legal birth control, including abortifacients, on their own. Of course, Rep. Polis has deleted his tweet, but Twitchy has saved it for posterity: Here’s his new and improved version: http://twitter.com/#!/jaredpolis/status/483660762691280897 Unfortunately, that is also incorrect. There are six […]

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Oversight Committee OKs NFL hearings; Senators ask for zero-tolerance policy

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http://twitter.com/#!/DavidZavac/status/510128748541538304 Not necessarily. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform agrees to hold hearing on NFL policies at request of Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.). — MarkMaske (@MarkMaske) September 11, 2014 Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) explains that Committee on Oversight and Government Reform chair Darrell Issa and ranking member Elijah Cummings have agreed to hold a hearing on […]

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Obama asks UN speakers not named ‘Obama’ to avoid exceeding allotted time

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http://twitter.com/#!/EFettmann/status/514791108988395520 President Obama is participating in meetings at the United Nations today, and is working to keep things on schedule while he chairs a Security Council meeting: Pres Obama urges leaders at UN Security Council meeting to keep their remarks brief. — Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 24, 2014 After 14 min Argentina speech Pres Obama […]

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House Dems compare Lois Lerner contempt vote to McCarthy era

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http://twitter.com/#!/RepCummings/status/464152175745466368 Rep. Elijah Cummings set the tone early today, comparing the House’s upcoming vote to hold IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress to a McCarthy era witch hunt. http://twitter.com/#!/OversightDems/status/464137738779103232 http://twitter.com/#!/deirdrewalshcnn/status/464086618681647104 “This is witch-hunt week,” said Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.). “Make no mistake about it because we are doing this today and then we are […]

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‘We get nowhere’: Harry Reid blocks Republican amendments from UI bill

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http://twitter.com/#!/TPCarney/status/421385467565572097 “Blame Republicans” is Harry Reid’s middle name. As debate over a bill to extend unemployment benefits goes on, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is blocking any and all GOP amendments: http://twitter.com/#!/StewSays/status/421384743381258240 http://twitter.com/#!/burgessev/status/421386438316290048 Obviously this isn’t sitting well with the other side of the aisle: http://twitter.com/#!/samsteinhp/status/421384615140814849 http://twitter.com/#!/mikememoli/status/421387661090111488 http://twitter.com/#!/SenDanCoats/status/421397609190658048 After all that denying of amendments, Reid […]

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A ‘small symbolic victory’: Lois Lerner held in contempt of Congress

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http://twitter.com/#!/KenWahl1/status/464180865694584832 The House of Representatives Wednesday voted 231–187 to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress. http://twitter.com/#!/SpeakerBoehner/status/464179799737782272 http://twitter.com/#!/GOPLeader/status/464178794790932481 http://twitter.com/#!/CongCulberson/status/464183508504969216 http://twitter.com/#!/RepBillShuster/status/464183256926400512 http://twitter.com/#!/CynthiaLummis/status/464183373418991616 The House also voted 250–168 to demand the Justice Department appoint a special counsel to investigate IRS targeting of conservative groups. http://twitter.com/#!/rorycooper/status/464180868169621504 http://twitter.com/#!/WalshFreedom/status/464184197746139137 http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/464179266070908929 Of course, not all were happy with the […]

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Obama and Putin have 6th phone call since start of Ukraine crisis

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http://twitter.com/#!/NoahWehrman/status/455851917940629504 President Obama and Vladimir Putin had another phone call today in regards to the situation in Ukraine. CBS News’ Mark Knoller has the details: http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/455851512275935232 http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/455851999905710080 http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/455853392624369664 Obama and Putin have spoken by phone a reported half dozen times since the start of the Ukraine crisis: http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/455853830992044034 With that out of the way… http://twitter.com/#!/GlennCarswell/status/455852614966460416 […]

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‘Wrong!’ Sen. Schumer misidentifies what angers citizens about government

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http://twitter.com/#!/kararowland/status/423866385303740416 Sen. Chuck Schumer can speak for himself, but the national debt didn’t get to where it was because Congress stayed home and did nothing. http://twitter.com/#!/amandacarpenter/status/423866640393322496 These tweeters said the New York Democrat quoted above is as wrong as wrong can be: http://twitter.com/#!/gestes57/status/423867780027256832 http://twitter.com/#!/TapTex/status/423867736565874688 http://twitter.com/#!/Cavemaninc/status/423868664723808256 Or, read another way, Schumer’s statement could be construed as […]

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‘Trifecta?’ Citizens dream of third Obama admin. resignation of the day

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[email protected] 2 resignations from your administration today is great, so please keep them coming! — Sam Valley (@SamValley) May 30, 2014 Is there a “rule of threes” when it comes to political resignations? Many are hoping that’s the case now that the resignations of both Jay Carney and VA head Eric Shinseki have been announced. […]

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Arizona bill would allow surprise inspections of abortion clinics

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ACTION ALERT: Join us in the rose garden of the Arizona Capitol today at 1 P.M. as we rally against anti-abortion bill #HB2284. #AZForward — AZ Democratic Party (@AZDemParty) March 4, 2014 A small rally was held today at the Arizona state capitol in protest of House Bill 2284, which would allow surprise government inspections of […]

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Obama tells mayors, ‘My administration’s going to move forward’

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Pres Obama tells mayors if Congress doesn't act on his agenda, he'll work with them to get things done. "I've got a pen & I've got a phone." — Mark Knoller (@markknoller) January 23, 2014 Addressing the U.S. Conference of Mayors Thursday, President Obama once again (to loud applause) threatened to use his phone and pen […]

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‘Slap in the face to veterans!’ Senate Dems block VA bill, reserve outrage for the Redskins [video]

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Wow. RT @StewSays I didn't think they'd actually do it, but #Senate Dems are actually blocking the VA Management Accountability Act. Wow. — Rory Cooper (@rorycooper) May 22, 2014 Yesterday, despite 33 Democrats who voted no, the House passed the Department of Veterans Affairs Management Accountability Act, which “would relax the standard bureaucratic red tape […]

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‘WHAT?!’ John Koskinen’s latest claim leaves heads shaking [video]

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Ummmm … “Whenever we can, we follow the law.” –IRS Commissioner John Koskinen — whit (@spokescreative) September 10, 2014 IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, speaking to a House Ways and Means subcommittee about the Obamacare rollout, had another doozy today: IRS Commissioner John Koskinen – "“Wherever we can, we follow the law.” http://t.co/pJV2gGgUMc — RepKevinBrady (@RepKevinBrady) […]

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‘Who’s up for another government viral marketing fail?’: Meet Fruved.com

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"government" is just a word for things we do together. Like pay college kids to stage rape videos in fruit costumes http://t.co/PC8fbTtay1 — David Burge (@iowahawkblog) March 18, 2014 No, it’s not rape videos, it’s grape videos. Once you’ve visited Fruved.com and clicked on a video, you’ll understand the need for the disclaimer, “No federal […]

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Classic: Ted Cruz agrees with Obama in Throwback Thursday gem [video]

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#ThrowbackThursday: That time I agreed with President Obama… https://t.co/ermQC9z6Vm #TBT — Senator Ted Cruz (@SenTedCruz) June 12, 2014 When people think about Barack Obama and Ted Cruz, perhaps the last thing that comes to mind is “agreeing on an issue.” However, for Throwback Thursday, Sen. Cruz remembered a time when he agreed wholeheartedly with Obama […]

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