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2 votes

5th Libertarian on ballot in DC

A 5th Libertarian will appear on the DC ballot, Capitol Hill resident Pranav Badhwar, running for the Ward 6 city council seat. Badhwar, a Hill resident since 2003, is married and the father of two. A senior product manager at a telecommunications firm, he was a 2012 Ron Paul delegate. Badhwar is the son in law of Austrian economist Larry White, the author of "Competiton and Currency."

2 votes

JUDGE: NSA Spying Violates 4th Amendment

JUDGE: NSA Spying Violates 4th Amendment

• Dragnet 'likely' in breach of fourth amendment
• Judge describes scope of program as 'Orwellian'
• Ruling relates to collection of Americans' metadata

Spencer Ackerman and Dan Roberts in Washington
theguardian.com, Monday 16 December 2013 15.38 EST

9 votes

Who’s really in charge of the NSA When Director Alexander Has to Ask Permission to Answer a Question (VIDEO)

Who’s really in charge of the NSA When Director Alexander Has to Ask Permission to Answer a Question (VIDEO)

Paul Joseph Watson
Infowars.com
December 16, 2013

One of the more jaw-dropping moments to emerge out of 60 Minutes’ profile piece on the National Security Agency yesterday was when NSA Director Keith Alexander had to ask permission from his superiors on whether or not he could answer a question.

2 votes

Antipsychotic Drug Use for Children? Use Nearly Triples Amid Questions About Safety

Whether you see it as a 'sign of the times' we are living in, or abuse by the doctors who prescribe them, antipsychotic drug use for children is on the rise. Overprescription of these drugs has become so widespread that even the American Psychatric Association has announced a cautionary warning against the routine prescribing of these drugs. The poor and minorities are more affected by the routine prescriptions, as they may not have access to a mental health professional.

for more:
http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/2013/12/are-too-many-kids...

1 vote

Pelosi calls for Obama to halt deportations

Pelosi calls for Obama to halt deportations

By Stephen Dinan-The Washington Times Monday, December 16, 2013

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi privately has urged the Obama administration to halt deportations for some illegal immigrants, saying that President Obama needs to use more “discretion” to reduce the number of people he’s kicking out of the country.

4 votes

Confidential Obamacare Navigator training manual uploaded online

Confidential Obamacare Navigator training manual uploaded online

December 16, 2013 | Joe Schoffstall

“INFORMATION NOT RELEASABLE TO THE PUBLIC UNLESS AUTHORIZED BY LAW: This information has not been publicly disclosed and may be privileged and confidential. It is for internal government use only and must not be disseminated, distributed, or copied to persons not authorized to receive the information. Unauthorized disclosure may result in prosecution to the full extent of the law.”

2 votes

Wasting More Of The People's Money! He's A BUM! The Beach BUM Obama HOLIDAYING in Hawaii (VIDEO)

Wasting More Of The People's Money! He's A BUM! The Beach BUM Obama HOLIDAYING in Hawaii (VIDEO)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpbNn6gMTUE

By Dave Boyer-The Washington Times Friday, December 13, 2013

President Obama and his family will leave Washington Dec. 20 for a 17-day holiday vacation in Hawaii.

The White House announced Friday that the Obamas will depart next week after what is expected to be a light work schedule for the president in Washington.

3 votes

Iron Maiden War Criminal: Your Next President?

Iron Maiden War Criminal: Your Next President?

Infowars.com
December 13, 2013

Hillary’s excessive and corporate media fawned over pre-campaign demonstrates that the elite never tire of trotting out the same old warhorses and psychopaths as teleprompter readers in waiting.

ABC News Politics ✔ @ABCPolitics Follow
Hillary Clinton Supporters Party Like It's 2016 http://abcn.ws/1fpZ1jG
5:48 AM - 13 Dec 2013

Hillary Clinton Supporters Party Like It's 2016

5 votes

Pelosi on budget deal: ‘Embrace the suck’! I say, 'suck the embrace'

Pelosi on budget deal: ‘Embrace the suck’! I say, 'suck the embrace'

December 12, 2013 | 1:08pm
By Geoff Earle

WASHINGTON – It’s not exactly a ringing endorsement of the budget deal.

“Embrace the suck,” House minority leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi told fellow Democrats Thursday morning, a source told Politico.

“We need to get this off the table so we can go forward,” she added. It’s a way of telling her colleagues the budget deal negotiated with Republicans is the best they can get.

3 votes

SHOWDOWN: White House Reporters Confront Carney Over Lack Of Access (VIDEO)

SHOWDOWN: White House Reporters Confront Carney Over Lack Of Access (VIDEO)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLzd3dmV3Yc

posted on December 12, 2013 at 2:25pm EST
Andrew Kaczynski
BuzzFeed Staff

Nearly 40 news outlets sent a letter to the White House in November complaining about what they see as an unprecedented lack of access for photographers. At the White House press briefing Thursday journalists angrily confronted press secretary Jay Carney over the issue.

2 votes

Congressman Issa Accuses Sebelius of Criminal Obstruction of Justice

Congressman Issa Accuses Sebelius of Criminal Obstruction of Justice

Katie Pavlich | Dec 12, 2013

In a letter sent late Wednesday, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee Darrell Issa reminded Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius that obstructing a congressional investigation is a crime.

1 vote

Rand Paul: Budget Deal 'Shameful,' 'Huge Mistake'

Rand Paul: Budget Deal 'Shameful,' 'Huge Mistake'

By Seth McLaughlin - The Washington Times | December 11, 2013, 10:36AM

Sen. Rand Paul added his name to the list of lawmakers opposing the bipartisan budget deal carved out between House and Senate negotiators, saying it is “shameful” to restore previously agreed to spending cuts in exchange for promises of future deficit reduction.

Mr. Paul, Kentucky Republican and likely 2016 presidential contender, said that the two-year spending proposal is like many that have come before it.

1 vote

Ryan, Murray Reach Budget Deal: Mark Levin Tells Ryan It's "Mickey Mouse" (AUDIO)

Ryan, Murray Reach Budget Deal: Mark Levin Tells Ryan It's "Mickey Mouse" (AUDIO)

Mark Levin interviews Paul Ryan on the new budget agreement:
Posted by The Right Scoop on December 10th, 2013 in Politics

AUDIO: http://therightscoop.com/mark-levin-interviews-paul-ryan-on-...

By Lori Montgomery, Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 7:50 PM

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