Too Funny: Dem Strategist Says ISIS Beheaded Journalist Because They Are Afraid Of Obama…

Who wouldn’t be afraid of President Mom Jeans?

Via Breitbart:

CNN political commentator and Democratic strategist Maria Cardona argued that the murder of American journalist James Wright Foley was due to the success of President Barack Obama’s Iraq policy.

“It’s [Foley’s murder] not certainly going to dissuade this president from focusing on getting rid of ISIS, continue to pushing them back, which frankly, some of what his strategy that he’s put in place has worked, and that is why I think ISIS right now is acting in such a cowardly way because they know that so far it has been effective.” she argued in an appearance on CNN on Wednesday

BREAKING: Obama To Interrupt His Vacation To Make Statement On James Foley Beheading…

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What are the odds he goes straight to the golf course?

Via Business Insider:

President Barack Obama will make a statement at 12:45 p.m. ET on Wednesday, the White House said, in the aftermath of the beheading of an American journalist by the extremist group the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or ISIL).

The White House’s National Security Council said Wednesday that the video released by the group, which has since been removed from YouTube, is authentic. The video showed a member of the group executing American journalist James Foley, who was kidnapped in Syria in 2012.

Report: Key Ferguson Witness Dorian Johnson Changes Story, Admits Brown Attacked Officer Wilson And Tried To Take His Gun…

If true this would obviously be a game-changer when it comes to charging Officer Wilson.

Via local radio station 100.7:

Remember, you saw it and heard it here first. We have heard (from a VERY connected national media source) that Ferguson officer Darren Wilson will be cleared in the shooting of Michael Brown. The key: Dorian Johnson has now admitted that Michael Brown attacked Officer Wilson and attempted to take his gun. OFFICER WILSON WILL NOT BE CHARGED! This is scary. When this news is made official, we all have reason to be concerned about the reaction.

White House Calls ISIS Beheading Video “Appalling” While Obama Flies Back To His Vacation…

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Obama already knew ISIS was about to behead Foley so the news came as no surprise.

Via Washington Examiner:

A White House spokeswoman Tuesday night said U.S. intelligence officials are “working as quickly as possible” to determine the authenticity of a video in which Islamic militants claim to have beheaded an American journalist in retaliation for airstrikes in Iraq.

“If genuine, we are appalled by the brutal murder of an innocent American journalist and we express our deepest condolences to his family and friends. We will provide more information when it is available,” National Security Council spokesman Caitlin Hayden said in a statement.

A video released online claims to show the execution of James Foley, an American photojournalist who went missing while covering Syria’s civil war.

Report: Officials Say Officer Darren Wilson Was Injured During Altercation With Michael Brown…

Hardly an “execution” as Brown’s supporters have been claiming.

Via NY Times:

As a county grand jury prepared to hear evidence on Wednesday in the shooting death of a black teenager by a white police officer that touched off 10 days of unrest here, witnesses have given investigators sharply conflicting accounts of the killing.

[A] lawyer for Mr. Johnson said that his client was interviewed by the F.B.I. and the St. Louis County police last week for nearly four hours. In that interview, Mr. Johnson admitted that he and Mr. Brown had stolen cigarillos from the store, said the lawyer, Freeman R. Bosley Jr. [...]

Asked if Mr. Brown had punched the officer, Mr. Bosley said that Mr. Johnson “did not observe that.”

However, law enforcement officials say witnesses and forensic analysis have shown that Officer Wilson did sustain an injury during the struggle in the car.

Spike Lee Inciting Violence In Ferguson: “I Hope Things Will Really Blow Up” If Officer Isn’t Convicted…

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You stay classy, Spike Lee.

Via Breitbart:

After a week of rioting and confrontations in Ferguson, Missouri, filmmaker Spike Lee said he hoped that “things will really blow up” if Officer Darren Wilson is tried and the people of Ferguson are unhappy with the verdict.

Lee made his incendiary remarks on Tuesday’s Anderson Cooper 360 on CNN, saying that, even though he does not have the facts, “something smells bad in Ferguson, and it’s not just tear gas.”

“And I’m not saying that people should burn down stuff and riot and loot,” Lee told host Anderson Cooper. “But this is not the first time we’ve seen this. And I just hope that things will really blow up if the people aren’t happy with the verdict of this upcoming trial.”

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Video: Reporter Robbed By Ferguson Protester, Journalists With Cameras Roughed Up…

I know, shocker.

Egyptian Jihadists Behead Four Men In Sinai…

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Never ending savagery from the Religion of Peace™

Via Times of Israel:

The decapitated bodies of four men were found in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula Wednesday, security officials said, adding that they suspected jihadists had killed the victims in the belief they were supporting the army.

Egypt’s military has been carrying out a vast offensive against jihadist groups in the north of Sinai since militants stepped up attacks following the army’s ouster of Islamist president Mohammed Morsi in July last year.

Residents in Sheikh Zuweid town, south of Rafah, discovered the bodies on Wednesday, two days after the men had been abducted, according to the security officials.

They said the militants may have murdered the men because they suspected the victims had aided the army’s offensive.

Ed Schultz: Maybe The Cops Need All That Heavy Armor Because Of Anti-Government Wingnuts…

You know, because there have been so many violent tea party protests.

Via Digitas Daily

Valerie Jarrett Defends Obama’s Response To Ferguson Riots: “He’s Doing His Job”…

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Only if his “job” consists of chipping and putting.

Via Breitbart:

President Obama is doing his job, according to White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett, who is now defending his handling of the Ferguson shooting and the civil unrest that has followed.

“He’s doing his job and there’s no magic wand,” she said. “And there are no words that he can speak, alone, that will stop the violence.”

Obama spoke publicly about Brown’s death on three different occasions after leaving for his August vacation on Martha’s Vineyard, calling for patience in the investigation and peace in the community.

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Report: Obama Knew ISIS Was About To Behead James Foley As He Partied And Golfed…

Via ABC News:

ISIS had recently threatened to kill U.S. journalist James Foley to avenge airstrikes the United States has conducted in Iraq, a senior U.S. official told ABC News.

The White House had been aware of the threat prior to the release of a video Tuesday night that appears to show the beheading of Foley and warns that militants will carry out a similar act against U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff, who went missing in August, the official said.

President Obama was briefed on the video aboard Air Force One Tuesday night as he returned to Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, from Washington to resume his August vacation. The White House said the intelligence community is working to authenticate the gruesome video that allegedly shows Foley’s beheading.

British PM Cameron Cancels Vacation After ISIS Beheading Video… Obama Returns To His Martha’s Vineyard Vacation…

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Priorities.

LONDON — Intelligence officials were poring over a video purporting to show the beheading of an American journalist in Syria on Wednesday, urgently seeking confirmation of James Foley’s fate as well as clues about the identity of his executioner.

The graphic video shows Foley reciting threats against America before he is killed by an Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) militant. The voice narrating the video speaks fluent English and the U.K.’s foreign secretary suggested he might be British – a troubling but not altogether surprising development. Western officials have been sounding alarm bells for months over the flood of foreign fighters taking up arms in Syria and Iraq.

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer vacation to return to London and chair urgent meetings on the threat posed by ISIS in Iraq and Syria, calling the video “shocking and depraved.” British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said the video appears to be genuine, adding that intelligence agencies on both sides of the Atlantic were working to identify the voice on the tape.

“We are very concerned by the apparent fact that the murderer in question is British,” Hammond told NBC News partner ITV News. “We are urgently investigating.”

Via The Hill:

President Obama went back to his vacation on Martha’s Vineyard Tuesday evening following less than 48 hours in Washington, leaving people puzzled over why he came back in the first place.

Obama’s two days in Washington were mostly quiet, and concluded with the president receiving his daily national security briefing in the morning, and joining Vice President Biden to huddle with members of his economic team in the afternoon.

Administration officials have insisted for weeks that the president just wanted to return to the White House for a series of meetings, but the explanation was met with a healthy dose of skepticism, since Obama rarely interrupts his vacations.

Judicial Watch estimates the extra roundtrip cost $1.1 million. Only daughter Malia accompanied Obama back to Washington.

Ferguson Protesters Throw Bottles Of Urine At Police…

Number of bottles of urine thrown at police officers at tea party rallies still zero.

Via Daily Mail:

Protests on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, were significantly calmer on Tuesday night, but the peaceful atmosphere disintegrated amid a series of clashes that led to 47 arrests, with police claiming they were pelted with bottles containing urine.

For most of the night demonstrations were calm with protesters holding signs and chanting, although the majority had taken the advice of leaders to wrap things up by nightfall.

Then just before midnight, the protests took a turn for the worst after some people started throwing plastic bottles at police.

Missouri State Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson told CNN that ‘criminals’ had thrown urine at officers.

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