White House Staffer Makes The Natural Career Progression… Working At MSNBC…

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Via Mediaite:

MSNBC announced Friday morning that it hired the White House’s associate communications director to head up the network’s press shop.

Starting December 8, Rachel Racusen will be the cable news outlet’s vice president of communications. “I’m thrilled to add Rachel to our senior team. She has great experience, she’s creative, strategic and passionate about our brand,” said network chief Phil Griffin. “She’ll be a tremendous asset to the network.”

According to MSNBC’s press release, during her White House tenure, Racusen “played a key role in devising press strategies for the President’s domestic events and major policy announcements, including the State of the Union address, Climate Action Plan, the White House Working Families Summit, the economic agenda, and in responding to the situation in Ferguson and the Ebola crisis.”

More Stereotypes, Now From Hillary: People We’re Talking About With Immigration “Served Us Tonight”

First Obama stereotypes illegals in question as “bedpan cleaners”, now Hillary thinks they are servers.

Via Daily Caller:

While speaking at a swanky event Friday night in New York City, Hillary Clinton speculated about the immigration status of the people serving food and beverages at the gala.

Clinton made the remarks at the New York Historical Society, according to MSNBC reporter Alex Seitz-Wald. She endorsed President Obama’s recent move to grant amnesty to 5 million illegal immigrants.

“I think the president took an historic step and I support it,” Clinton said, according to the Associated Press.

Obama’s New Immigration Rules: Sexual Predators, Drug Dealers, Drunk Drivers Not Top Deportation Priorities…

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Shocker.

Via Washington Examiner:

The Department of Homeland Security has just released new “Policies for the Apprehension, Detention, and Removal of Undocumented Immigrants.” Designed to fill in the details after President Obama’s announcement that at least four million currently illegal immigrants will be given work permits, Social Security numbers, and protection from deportation, the DHS guidelines are instructions for the nation’s immigration and border security officers as they administer the president’s directive.

The new priorities are striking. On the tough side, the president wants U.S. immigration authorities to go after terrorists, felons, and new illegal border crossers. On the not-so-tough side, the administration views convicted drunk drivers, sex abusers, drug dealers, and gun offenders as second-level enforcement priorities. An illegal immigrant could spend up to a year in prison for a violent crime and still not be a top removal priority for the Obama administration.

The guidelines say Priority One aliens “must be prioritized” for deportation unless they qualify for asylum or unless there are “compelling and exceptional” factors that indicate the alien is not a threat.

Priority Two offenders, whose cases are less urgent then criminals in Priority One, include the following:

aliens convicted of a “significant misdemeanor,” which for these purposes is an offense of domestic violence; sexual abuse or exploitation; burglary; unlawful possession or use of a firearm; drug distribution or trafficking; or driving under the influence; or if not an offense listed above, one for which the individual was sentenced to time in custody of 90 days or more (the sentence must involve time to be served in custody, and does not include a suspended sentence)

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Breaking: New Black Panthers Arrested By FBI For Attempt To Use Explosives In #Ferguson Protests…Update: Indicted On Weapons Charges, Black Panther Head Blames Cointelpro…Update: Video, Pics Of Suspects

Let the games begin!

Via The Blaze:

Two men were arrested by the FBI in a sting operation for allegedly attempting to purchase explosives to be used in Ferguson protests, CBS News reported Friday night.

According to CBS News, the men were arrested Thursday for attempting to purchase the materials for pipe bombs.

The individuals were arraigned Friday and are allegedly members of the New Black Panthers, according to CBS News.

Update:

Via RT:

Meanwhile, St. Louis Today reports the men have been indicted on weapons charges for allegedly making purchases of two handguns at the Cabela’s sporting goods store in Hazelwood. The publication names Brandon Orlando Baldwin and Olajuwon Davis to be the two detainees.

According to the indictment, between November 1 and 13 the men acquired two Hi-Point .45 ACP pistols but the weapons were intended to be handed over to someone else.

A police source also said the investigation leading to the arrest spanned several months. Local and federal authorities executed search warrants at two residences in north St. Louis County. The source told St. Louis Today that the raids produced information that the detained had planned to obtain illegal weapons to do harm to law enforcement and the public.

After the arrest, one of the leaders of the New Black Panther Party, Chawn Kweli, posted a message on his blog blaming the operation on Counter Intelligence Program (COINTELPRO).

“The wicked enemies of black people use lies and deceit to confuse the masses and misdirect the legitimate aspirations of the black power movement,” Kweli wrote. “As seen, in St. Louis, Mo, with the arrest of Chairman Olajawon Ali, and other activist ahead of the decision on whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson for killing Mike Brown – or not!”

Just a note, they have both been identified on the New Black Panther site as Brandon Baldwin Muhammad and Olajuwon Davis Ali, indicating they are both Muslims.

Update:

Here’s Olajuwon Ali expounding on how to be a ‘sovereign citizen’ so one cannot be taxed or under an obligation to follow some laws:

Here’s a picture of Brandon Muhammad and his Facebook with more, including urging people to join the New Black Panthers because of the injustice to black men.
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Pampered Western Jihadis Moan About Cold In Syria

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Newsflash: ISIS finds out the only westerners who will join them are losers…

Via Express UK:

Grumbling would-be terrorists are buckling under the pressure of trying to fight in Syria and Iraq, without their Western home comforts – as one fighter quit without even lasting two weeks.

Jihadi bride Aqsa Mahmood, 20, turned her back on Britain after marrying a fighter for the brutal Islamic State in February and moving to Syria. But she is still talking about the weather.

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Obama: The Old System Of Deporting Illegal Immigrants Is The Real Amnesty…

Errr, what?

Via Jim Geraghty:

Perhaps the most galling line in last night’s speech:

“I know some of the critics of this action call it amnesty. Well, it’s not. Amnesty is the immigration system we have today — millions of people who live here without paying their taxes or playing by the rules.”

Yes, but before last night, they feared deportation. Which is the opposite of an amnesty! Obama said this in a speech right after he boasted of increasing the number of deportations of illegal immigrants for criminal offenses.

Black Leaders Strangely Silent On Obama Amnesty

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Black unemployment at 17% and rising…

Via Washington Times:

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) are endorsing President Obama’s amnesty for illegal immigrants, as they endeavor to maintain the fiction that the Democratic Party is aligned with the needs of the black community and maintain their own positions within the political power structure.

In reality, the failure of these organizations to examine the repercussions of the Executive Order on the black community is one more piece of evidence that black so-called “leaders” only care about the black community in order to keep the “racist meme” alive.

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Obama Stereotypes Latinos: “They Mow Our Lawns, Make Our Beds, Clean Out Deadpans”…

Another edition of: “Imagine if a Republican said this.”

BARACK OBAMA: America is not a nation that accepts the hypocrisy of workers who mow our lawns, make our beds, clean out bedpans, with no chance ever to get right with the law.  We’re a nation that gives people a chance to take responsibility and make amends, and then create a better future for their kids.

America is not a nation that should be tolerating the cruelty of ripping children from their parents’ arms.  We’re a nation that values families, and we should work together to keep them together.

#ThanksMichelleObama, High School Students Post Pictures Of Their Horrible Thanksgiving Themed Lunches

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Michelle’s kids can eat well, but this is what your kids get…

Via Daily Mail:

Students in Wisconsin have taken to social media to blast Michelle Obama for their Thanksgiving themed lunches that feature a brown mystery mush.
The brown paste was served at Richland Center High School in Wisconsin and students earlier this month and they didn’t find the meal to be especially appetizing.

A student named Hunter Whitney posted photos of the brown mush and a single red apple along with the caption, ‘Had a very #healthylunch today. The apple definitely made up for the ‘mystery mush’ #ThanksMichelleObama.’

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Ferguson Protesters Hold Mock Lynching…

They claim “police brutality is modern lynching,” or something.

Via Daily Dot:

Outside a St. Louis, Mo., courthouse famous for its gruesome history, three protesters gathered on Friday to staged a mock lynching in advance of a grand jury decision in the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager.

Around noon on Friday, three protesters bound their hands with rope and pulled nooses around their necks at the base of a leafless tree mere yards from the steps of the St. Louis Old Courthouse. The actions of the protesters were intended to raise awareness about a harrowing, albeit controversial, statistic: that every 28 hours a black man is killed by a police officer in the United States.

The three activists, who identified themselves as T-Dubb-O, Rika Tyler, and Rae, told Free Thought Project writer Cassandra Fairbanks that the action was intended to spark conversation while a grand jury in St. Louis nears a decision on whether to indict Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer that on Aug. 9, 2014 shot to death unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Congress Sues Obama Over Obamacare

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Sue, pull the money, put a stop to the illegality.

Via Daily Mail:

The House of Representatives, spearheaded by a growing Republican majority, sued the Obama administration on Friday over its implementation of President Barack Obama’s health care law, saying he had overstepped his legal authority in carrying out the program.

The case was assigned to Judge Rosemary M. Collyer, who was appointed to her post by President George W. Bush in 2003. The Department of Justice, which will defend the case on behalf of the Treasury and Health and Human Services Departments, has 60 days to file a response.

GOP lawmakers filed the lawsuit in federal district court in Washington the morning after Obama announced unilateral executive actions to expand protections for millions of immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally.

While Republicans complained that Obama had unconstitutionally exceeded his powers with those actions, the suit filed Friday did not address immigration.

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Obama Already Fundraising Off Immigration Executive Order…

Never let a (self-made) crisis go to waste.

I want to tell you why I’m taking action on immigration.

There’s no disagreement in Washington that our system is badly broken. That’s why a bipartisan majority in the Senate passed comprehensive immigration reform. That was more than 500 days ago, but we’re still waiting for the House to hold a vote.

Every day we delay, our country and our economy suffer. Millions of families go on living in the shadows, without a chance to pay their taxes or do what’s necessary to get on the right side of the law.

So, just like every president in the last 70 years — Republican and Democrat — I’m taking steps in my power to help fix this broken immigration system.

If you agree that we can’t wait any longer for meaningful action on immigration, join Americans across the country, including supporters of OFA, who are standing up to fight for reform.

Some voices in this debate want to make this issue about me, so I want to be clear about this:

The actions I’m taking today are no substitute for comprehensive reform. Only Congress can finish the job.

But I’m not just going to wait for that day to come. The American people expect solutions from the people they send to Washington. Today, I’m doing what I can to take common-sense steps forward.

Add your name if you’re ready to fight for reform:

http://my.barackobama.com/Immigration-Reform

Thank you,

Barack Obama.

Obama Regime Admits They Over-Reported Obamacare Enrollment Numbers

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They’re hoping to slip this one by you…

Via NYDN:

The Obama administration admitted Thursday that it over-reported the number of people who signed up for medical coverage under the President’s signature health care law by double-counting, in its initial reported numbers, hundreds of thousands of people who enrolled in dental insurance plans.

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell acknowledged the error on social media after a Bloomberg News report alleged that the administration had included about 400,000 dental plans in numbers it reported for enrollments under the Affordable Care Act.

“The mistake we made is unacceptable,” Burwell said on Twitter. “I will be communicating that clearly throughout the (department).”

A White House spokesman later told the Associated Press that the administration had mistakenly over-reported Obamacare enrollment numbers by about 400,000 by double-counting consumers who had purchased both dental coverage and medical insurance coverage separately through Healthcare.gov and various state insurance marketplaces created under the law.

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British Jihadi Who Said Islamic State Flag Would Fly Over White House Killed Near Kobani…

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Another one bites the dust.

Via Guardian:

A London man has been killed fighting for Islamic State (Isis), social media accounts linked to the extremist group have said.

Abu Abdullah al-Habashi was said to have died in fighting in and around the Syrian border town of Kobani.

He was born into a Christian family of Eritrean heritage and converted to Islam. The 20-year-old became a human propaganda machine for Isis, appearing in a video urging Britons to travel to Syria, another vowing the black flag of Isis would one day fly over the White House, and also appeared in a BBC interview.

He adopted the name Abu Abdullah al-Britani, and in one photo was pictured next to the corpse of a decapitated Syrian soldier.

At least 27 Britons have died fighting in Syria, and it is estimated that about 500 Britons may have joined Isis despite pleas for them not to.

AP Calls Obama A Liar: Fact Check Of Obama’s Speech Reveals “Notable Omissions”

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Stunning, they actually call him out on some of his lies.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama made some notable omissions Thursday night in his remarks about the unilateral actions he’s taking on immigration.

A look at his statements and how they compare with the facts:

OBAMA: “It does not grant citizenship, or the right to stay here permanently, or offer the same benefits that citizens receive – only Congress can do that. All we’re saying is we’re not going to deport you.”

THE FACTS: He’s saying, and doing, more than that. The changes also will make those covered eligible for work permits, allowing them to be employed in the country legally and compete with citizens and legal residents for better-paying jobs.

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OBAMA: “Although this summer, there was a brief spike in unaccompanied children being apprehended at our border, the number of such children is now actually lower than it’s been in nearly two years.”

THE FACTS: The numbers certainly surged this year, but it was more than a “brief spike.” The number of unaccompanied children apprehended at the border has been on the rise since the 2011 budget year. That year about 16,000 children were found crossing the border alone. In 2012, the Border Patrol reported more than 24,000 children, followed by more than 38,800 in 2013. In the last budget year, more than 68,361 children were apprehended.

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FBI Floods Ferguson With 100 Agents Ahead Of Grand Jury Decision…

Holder’s shock troops to keep the Ferguson police inline.

Via ABC News:

The FBI has sent about 100 agents to the St. Louis area to help deal with any problems that could arise from the grand jury decision in the police shooting of Ferguson teenager Michael Brown.

In addition to the FBI, other federal agencies have also mobilized staffers to get to St. Louis today, sources told ABC News.

A decision by the grand jury is expected soon, but St. Louis authorities said today that the grand jury is still meeting. The panel will decide whether or not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for shooting Brown, who was unarmed, on Aug. 9.

Authorities are braced for a recurrence of angry protests that turned violent at times during the summer.

The FBI has ordered its Ferguson contingent to mobilize and arrive in the St. Louis area today. In addition to FBI personnel already in the St. Louis area, about 100 more are being dispatched, law enforcement sources said. Additional FBI personnel have been put on alert so that they could be called in as part of a second emergency wave if necessary, ABC News has learned.

BREAKING: IRS Says Lois Lerner’s 30,000 Missing Emails Have Been Recovered…

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Friday afternoon news dump.

Via Washington Examiner:

Up to 30,000 missing emails sent by former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner have been recovered by the IRS inspector general, five months after they were deemed lost forever.

The U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) informed congressional staffers from several committees on Friday that the emails were found among hundreds of “disaster recovery tapes” that were used to back up the IRS email system.

“They just said it took them several weeks and some forensic effort to get these emails off these tapes,” a congressional aide told the Washington Examiner.

Committees in the House and Senate are seeking the emails, which they believe could show Lerner was working in concert with Obama administration officials to target conservative and Tea Party groups seeking tax-exempt status before the 2012 presidential election.

Many Police Families In Ferguson Have Left Town Or Gone Into Hiding After Threats

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Via Daily Mail:

The families of many police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, are in hiding or running from town amid death and assault threats.

One police wife told KTVI that she’s received threats over the phone and she’s been paranoid for her and her young daughter’s safety ever since.

‘Did they follow me here?’ she told the station. ‘Did I do a good enough job after work today of taking different routes, on my way home?

Tensions are rising in Ferguson as a grand jury decides whether to charge white Officer Darren Wilson in the August shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, 18.

In one recent message, a caller says: ‘Would you rather hear me coming out, coming out and robbing your house? And it would be like, it’d just be like silence man, you couldn’t hear nothing.’

‘It’s very frightening,’ said the police wife, who asked to not be identified.

‘Most people who have a family member who’s a police officer are very proud of what they do.’

She added: ‘This is real and people actually do know how to find us and they do want to harm us.’

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Obama Establishes “Task Force On New Americans” As Part Of Immigration Order…

How exactly did we go from “illegal aliens” to “new Americans?”

Via WhiteHouse.gov:

The President’s Immigration Accountability Executive Actions will help secure the border, hold nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants accountable, and ensure that everyone plays by the same rules.  Acting within his legal authority, the President is taking an important step to fix our broken immigration system.

These executive actions crack down on illegal immigration at the border, prioritize deporting felons not families, and require certain undocumented immigrants to pass a criminal background check and pay their fair share of taxes as they register to temporarily stay in the U.S. without fear of deportation.

These are common sense steps, but only Congress can finish the job. As the President acts, he’ll continue to work with Congress on a comprehensive, bipartisan bill—like the one passed by the Senate more than a year ago—that can replace these actions and fix the whole system. [...]

Creating a White House Task Force on New Americans. The President is creating a White House Task Force on New Americans to create a federal strategy on immigrant integration.

Ferguson Schools Cancel All Classes Next Week…

No complaints from the teachers’ union.

Via The Hill:

A school district that includes part of Ferguson, Mo., will cancel classes next week in anticipation of a grand jury decision on whether to indict a police officer for killing an unarmed black teenager, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

“With the heightened anxiety and activity, we thought it would be better for students and staff to extend the holiday at this point,” Jennings School District superintendent Tiffany Anderson told the paper.

The system had already planned to close schools on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday, so school officials decided to give students the entire week off. That makes it more likely that students will be out of school when a grand jury decision is announced.

Multiple reports have suggested the grand jury will not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. Wilson, who is white, shot and killed Michael Brown, who was 18 and black, in an incident that sparked large-scale protests and calls to reevaluate how minorities are treated by police officers.