Poll: 51% Say In 20 Years Obamacare Will Be Seen As “One of The Worst” Things Obama Did As President…

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Via Fox News:

[I]n general, the poll shows more voters continue to dislike than like the health care law — as has been the case in the Fox News poll going back to April 2010. Over that time support for the law has stayed between 36-40 percent. Today, 39 percent favor the law, while 56 percent oppose it.

President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law on March 23, 2010.

How will it be viewed down the road? A slim 51-percent majority thinks 20 years from now ObamaCare will be viewed as “one of the worst” things Barack Obama accomplished as president. That includes one in five Democrats (19 percent), over half of independents (56 percent) and most Republicans (81 percent).

Overall, 37 percent think the health care law will be seen as “one of the best things” Obama did.

MSNBC’s Al Sharpton Argues For Endless Affirmative Action…

It’s almost like Al has a vested interest in keeping the perception of rampant racism alive.

SHARPTON: It was the law and enforced laws that made the playing field uneven, and the government must bring laws until the field is even for everyone!

Moonbat College Students Mock Pro-Lifers With Coat Hanger Display…

Classy.

Via Campus Reform:

The Socialist Student Union at Winthrop University covered the DiGiorgio Campus Center’s lawn in wire hangers to mock a pro-life event that was sponsored by conservative students.

The College Republicans had covered the same spot on the lawn with flags in January to represent abortions in the United States in honor of National Sanctity of Human Life Day.

“It obviously makes their point that it was a direct rebuttal to what we have done,” Tyler Richardson, president of Winthrop’s College Republicans chapter told Campus Reform in an interview.

The wire display was also intended to promote an event, Abortion 360, which was held Tuesday in protest of a College Republicans showing of the pro-life film Abortion 180, according to a promotional flyer obtained by Campus Reform.

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Obamabot George Clooney Says He Walked Out On Dinner With Vegas Mogul After He Called “Longtime Friend” Barack Obama An “Asshole”…

Well, he is an asshole.

Via LVRJ:

Hotel-casino developer Steve Wynn and actor George Clooney offered vastly different accounts Tuesday of a dinner that ended in verbal fireworks.

Wynn said Clooney “got drunk” from downing tequila shots and stormed off after delivering an F-bomb.

The two-time Oscar winner issued the following statement in an email sent through his publicist: “There were nine people at that table … so you can ask them. … Steve likes to go on rants.

“He called the president an asshole … that is a fact … I said the President was my longtime friend and then he said ‘your friend is an asshole.’ … At that point I told Steve that HE was an asshole and I wasn’t going to sit at his table while he was being such a jackass.

“And I walked out. There were obviously quite a few more adjectives and adverbs used by both of us. Those are all the facts. It had nothing to do with politics and everything to do with character.”

The incident occurred two weeks ago at Botero restaurant, inside Wynn’s Encore hotel.

German Rapper Who Converted To Islam And Joined ISIS In Syria Killed By Al Nusra Front Suicide Bomber…

No more jihad for him.

Via The National:

A German former rapper who joined jihadists fighting in Syria has been killed in a suicide bombing carried out by rival fighters.

Denis Mamadou Cuspert, who rapped under the name Deso Dogg but took on the name Abu Talha Al Almani in Syria, was reported to have been killed in a suicide attack on Sunday in an eastern province.

He was a member of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and was reportedly killed in a double suicide bombing carried out by Al Nusra Front, a rival Islamist militant group that is Al Qaeda’s Syria affiliate.

Messages posted on militant internet forums announced his death.

“The Islamic nation is bleeding with the news of the martyrdom of the jihadist fighter, brother Abu Talha Al Almani. May he be accepted by God,” one message read.

“His death is the result of a suicide bombing carried out by the traitorous soldiers of (Nusra chief Abu Mohammed Al) Jolani against a house in which a number of ISIL brothers were staying,” it added.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British-based monitoring group, also reported the suicide attack carried out on Sunday.

Abortion Supporters Trash Pro-Life Display At George Washington University…

The thought of not slaughtering babies is too much for them to handle.

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 22, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A school-sanctioned memorial display for victims of abortion at George Washington University was the target of several acts of vandalism by supporters of abortion last week, according to a report at Breitbart.com.

The GWU chapter of Young Americans for Freedom (GW YAF) sponsored the display on April 17, consisting of dozens of white crosses pushed into the grass on the mid-campus quad beside a sign that read, “In memory of the lives lost each year by abortion.” The group says it went through official university channels to reserve the space and received permission to promote their message.

Because the GW YAF students sponsoring the memorial had classes to attend, they were not able to constantly monitor the display. However, each time a member of the group went by to check on it, they found some new act of vandalism.

First, someone defaced their sign, taping the word “saved” over the word “lost” so that the sign appeared to support abortion. GW YAF removed the unauthorized addition, but when they returned to the memorial, they found that the sign had been removed altogether and stuffed into a nearby trash can. Soon, competing signs were posted on a bench across the quad reading: “Instead of shaming women for getting abortions, educate them about contraception.” Those signs were later removed because the university had not approved them.

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American Journalist, VICE Reporter Simon Ostrovsky, Being Held By “Pro-Russian” Gunmen

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We’ve greatly appreciated Simon’s reports from the field, he allows the pictures to speak for themselves and is extremely measured in his reporting.

Hope he is safe and released soon.

Via Fox News:

DONETSK, Ukraine – Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine admitted on Wednesday that they are holding an American journalist who has not been since early Tuesday.

Simon Ostrovsky, a journalist for Vice News, has been covering the crisis in Ukraine for weeks and was reporting about groups of masked gunmen seizing government buildings in one eastern Ukrainian city after another.

Pro-Russia insurgents who have been occupying police stations and other public buildings in eastern Ukraine for more than a week are defying the accords that Russia and Ukraine signed last week, urging on all parties in Ukraine to lay down the arms and vacate the public offices.

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Simon had a prior encounter near Crimea during which he was roughed up a little by the Berkut and the Russian military.

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Another Lib Compares Global Warming To Slavery…

By my count this is the fourth comparison to slavery since last week. (See: Here, here, here)

Via The Nation:

But why Frederick Douglass? Why bring him into this? And who am I to invoke him—a man who was born a slave and who freed himself from slavery, who knew something about struggle, whose words were among the most radical ever spoken on American soil? Who the hell am I? I’ve never suffered racial or any other kind of oppression. I’ve never had to fight for any fundamental rights. I’m not even a radical, really. (Nor am I an “environmentalist”—and never have been.) All I want is a livable world, and the possibility of social justice. So who am I to quote Frederick Douglass? [...]

Coming to grips with the climate crisis is hard. A friend of mine says it’s like walking around with a knife in your chest. I couldn’t agree more.

So I ask again, in the face of this situation, how does one respond? Many of us, rather than retreat into various forms of denial and fatalism, have reached the conclusion that something more than “environmentalism” is called for, and that a new kind of movement is the only option. That the only thing, at this late hour, offering any chance of averting an unthinkable future—and of getting through the crisis that’s already upon us—is the kind of radical social and political movement that has altered the course of history in the past. A movement far less like contemporary environmentalism and far more like the radical human rights, social justice and liberation struggles of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Does that sound hopelessly naïve to you? Trust me, I get it. I know. I know how it sounds.

And yet here I am. Because I also know that abolishing slavery sounded hopeless and naïve in 1857, when Frederick Douglass spoke of struggle.

What I’m talking about is not a fight to “solve the climate crisis.” That’s not possible anymore. But neither is it simply a fight for human survival—because there are oppressive and dystopian forms of survival, not to mention narcissistic ones, that aren’t worth fighting for.

What I’m talking about is both a fight for survival and a fight for justice—for even the possibility of justice. It’s a fight that transcends environmentalism. It requires something of us beyond the usual politics and proposals, the usual pieties. It requires the kind of commitment you find in radical movements—the kind of struggles, from abolition to women’s, labor and civil rights, that have made possible what was previously unimaginable.

AFL-CIO Chief Says It’s “Unacceptable” To Deport Illegal Immigrants…

Via WaPo:

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka delivered a pep talk Tuesday to immigration advocates who arrived in Washington, D.C. this week to stage a hunger strike, pledging that the nation’s largest collection of labor unions will fight to stem deportations so immigrants can stop “feeling like your community is under attack, under siege, all the time.”

Trumka addressed about three dozen immigrants from New Orleans and Springfield, Mass., at the AFL-CIO headquarters. The immigrants had earlier demonstrated outside the White House to protest the Obama administration’s deportation record. The labor union boss has been an outspoken supporter of the immigrant groups and has joined the call for President Obama to use his executive powers to reduce the number of undocumented immigrants being removed from the country.

“What’s happening right now is unacceptable,” Trumka told the immigrants. “Thank you to those participating in the hunger strike for calling attention to this untenable, unacceptable situation.”

Lib Rag Slate: You’re Racist If You Only Date People of Your Own Race…

For once I’m not a racist! I feel so much better about myself.

Story here if you want to read it…

Poll: Support For Building Keystone Pipeline Hits All-Time High, 61%…

And yet Obama won’t approve it to please his extremist base.

Via Rasmussen:

Support for building the Keystone XL pipeline is now at its highest level ever.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 61% of Likely U.S. Voters now at least somewhat favor building the major oil pipeline from Canada to Texas, while just 27% are opposed. This includes 37% who Strongly Favor the project and 10% who Strongly Oppose it. Thirteen percent (13%) are undecided.

Holder Praises Sotomayor’s “Courageous Dissent” On Affirmative Action Ruling Where She Hinted Michigan Voters Are Racist…

Shocker.

Via National Review:

While the Obama administration did not file a brief in the case, Attorney General Eric Holder today praised Justice Sotomayor’s “courageous and personal dissent” in Schuette v. BAMN, yesterday’s decision upholding the right of Michigan voters to ban racial preferences in public university admissions. Holder’s remarks were, naturally, given at the Justice Department’s “Diversity and Inclusion Speaker Series.”

From yesterday: Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Suggests Michigan Voters Racist For Banning Affirmative Action

UNREAL: Illinois Dem Gov. Pat Quinn Compares Black Republicans To Jews Who Collaborated With The Nazis…

Pat Quinn

Wow.

Via Free Beacon:

Illinois Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is in some hot water with the Jewish community after his campaign tweeted—and then quietly deleted—several messages urging backers to read an article comparing black Republican voters to Jews who collaborated with the Nazis.

Chicago Sun Times readers were stunned last week to find that writer Neil Steinberg has penned a column comparing black supporters of Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner to Jews who collaborated with the Nazis against their brethren.

“As a general rule, individuals will sell out the interests of their groups in return for personal benefit,” Steinberg wrote in his column, which claimed that Rauner is buying off the black community and its leaders. “It isn’t just a black thing. Jews collaborated with the Nazis during World War II, helping them to round up their own people in the hopes they’d be the last to go.”

Quinn’s camp praised the piece and tweeted it out to supporters several times. The tweets were deleted after local Jewish community officials quietly communicated their outrage to the governor.

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Yikes! Ed Schultz Hints He’d Be Open To Senate Bid…

As if Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar weren’t bad enough.

HT: Truth Revolt

Aborted Babies Incinerated To Provide Electricity For Residents of Oregon…

If this sounds familiar it’s because the same thing is being done to heat hospitals in the UK.

VICTORIA, British Columbia – The British Columbia Health Ministry has admitted that the remains of babies destroyed by abortion in B.C. facilities are ending up in a waste-to-power facility in the United States, providing electricity for residents of Oregon.

The province’s Health Ministry said in an email to the B.C. Catholic that “biomedical waste” shipped to the U.S. to be incinerated includes “human tissue, such as surgically removed cancerous tissue, amputated limbs, and fetal tissue.”

“The ministry understands that some is transferred to Oregon. There it is incinerated in a waste-to-energy plant,” the email stated.

The ministry said that contractors handling the province’s “biomedical waste” follow “health and safety protocols, as well as federal, provincial, and local regulations.”

Kristan Mitchell, executive director of the Oregon Refuse and Recycling Association, told the B.C. Catholic that the “biomedical waste” likely ends up at the Covanta Marion waste-to-energy facility in Oregon since it is the only facility that uses waste to power the grid. The facility confirmed that it still receives and incinerates B.C. medical waste.

The power facility, located in Brookes just off the I-5, burns waste in two massive boilers at a temperature of about 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit. The heat transfers into water tubes, which creates steam to drive turbines. The turbines generate electricity.

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US-Funded Palestinian Authority Forms Unity Government With Terror Group Hamas, Says They Will Not Give Up Armed “Resistance”…

Which means by law no more U.S. funding for the PA, but I’m betting Obama ignores it (like he’s done in the past).

Via Free Beacon:

A top Hamas official said that the newly announced Palestinian unity government “will not recognize ‘Israel’ and will not give up the resistance,” throwing into jeopardy the new ruling government’s access to U.S. assistance and other measures.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to dissolve the long ruling Palestinian Authority and form a government with the terror group Hamas, which rules over the Gaza Strip.

Hamas and Fatah—Abbas’s political party that controls the West Bank—surprised Middle East observers on Wednesday morning by announcing that the rival groups would put aside differences to form a unity government with elections scheduled for later this year.

The move tossed another wrench into the fledgling peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians and prompted sharp responses from U.S. officials.

Events took another surprising turn this afternoon when top Hamas official Hassan Yousef announced that the terror group would not renounce its commitment to violence and the destruction of Israel, according to Palestinian groups monitoring the situation.

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Congressional Black Caucus Chair: Term “Inner City” Is Racist…

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Racist… Racist… Racist… blah, blah, blah.

Via Mediaite:

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO), the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, will welcome Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) next week for a meeting in which his caucus will discuss the issue of poverty with the House Budget Committee chairman. Appearing on MSNBC on Wednesday, Cleaver previewed an issue he will raise with Ryan about how his past statements reflect a seeming lack of racial consciousness. [...]

Cleaver added that Ryan’s admission that he was unaware of the objections to Murray’s theories suggests “ignorance” on Ryan’s part. “If you know the least, you shouldn’t speak the loudest,” the Missouri representative added.

Cleaver went on to say that the term “inner city” is suggestive of race. “Chairman Ryan, I think, knows that,” he added. “If not, I think we’re going to have to create an atmosphere where he can learn things.”

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UK: Christian Nursery School Worker Fired After Refusing to Read Gay Stories To Children…

More “diversity” madness.

Via Telegraph:

A Christian nursery worker is taking her former employers to court claiming she was sacked for her beliefs after refusing to read stories about gay couples to children.

Sarah Mbuyi says she was dismissed due to religious discrimination, having also been accused of “harassing” a lesbian colleague to whom she gave a Bible when she was recovering from an accident.

The case, lodged at an employment tribunal, comes amid growing concerns among some Christians that religious beliefs are being “outlawed” in the workplace. A Christian group backing the case says it is an example of believers being “robbed” of the freedom to express views.

Eric Pickles, the Communities Secretary, has warned that “militant atheists” are attempting to impose “politically correct intolerance” on others. “We’re a Christian nation,” he insisted.

Last week David Cameron said Christians should be “more evangelical” about their faith and “get out there and make a difference to people’s lives”. But the Christian Legal Centre, which is funding Miss Mbuyi’s case, said his words were “failing to play out”.

Lib Atheist Group Demands Army Back Out of National Day of Prayer Event…

Amazingly, the Army isn’t backing down. For now at least.

WASHINGTON — The Army plans to support a National Day of Prayer event closely associated with an evangelical Christian organization despite a protest from a group that wants to crack down on what it calls fundamentalist Christian domination of the U.S. military.

In a letter Thursday to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Mikey Weinstein, president of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, demanded the Defense Department withdraw support from a May 1 Capitol Hill prayer event. It is being organized in part by the National Day of Prayer Task Force, a non-profit evangelical group chaired by Shirley Dobson, wife of evangelist James Dobson.

Army officials on Friday said there were no plans to back out of the event. The Army still intends to send a chaplain and the Military District Washington will contribute a color guard, a vocalist and a military band.

Weinstein told Hagel he had no issue with the non-sectarian National Day of Prayer itself as established by President Harry Truman, but said the NDP Task Force had taken over the event “to promote their rapaciously exclusivist religion as the quasi-official religion of the nation.”

Military participation in the event violates a number of DOD regulations, including prohibitions on appearing to endorse non-federal entities such as the National Day of Prayer Task Force, Weinstein said.

Not true, said National Day of Prayer Task Force vice chairman, John Bornschein. The military is sending its assets at the request of the congressman sponsoring the National Day of Prayer event, Rep. Robert Aderholt, R-Ala., rather than the non-profit organization, he said.

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Jeb Bush: I’m “Thinking About Running For President”…

Seriously, don’t waste your time.

Via Politico:

Jeb Bush on Wednesday was the most vocal he’s been about considering a run for the White House in 2016.

The Republican told a crowd of about 200 people at a Catholic Charities fundraiser in New York that he is “thinking about running for president,” according to an attendee.

The response came to one of the first questions posed to Bush at the Union League luncheon. After his answer, the room went wild, and then someone said they hoped he would take the step.

“Would you call and tell my mom?” Bush quipped, a reference to his mother Barbara Bush’s comments that there have been enough Bushes in the White House.

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