Monthly Archives: August 2013

Nancy Pelosi the War Hawk tells Barack Obama to act on Syria – POLITICO.com

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi pressed top administration officials Thursday night to take military action to punish Syrian President Bashar Assad in response to reports that he used chemical weapons in his nation’s ongoing civil war.“It is clear that the American people are weary of war. However, Assad gassing his own people is an issue of our national security, regional stability and global security,” Pelosi said in a statement after the 90-minute conference call with members of the National Security Council and 26 high-ranking lawmakers.

via Nancy Pelosi the hawk tells Barack Obama to act on Syria – POLITICO.com.

The IRS Shamefully Targets Veterans By Auditing American Legion Posts – Investors.com

“The American Legion has recently learned of the so-called IRS ‘audit manual’ and is concerned that portions of it attempt to amend statutes passed by Congress and approved by the president,” American Legion legal counsel Philip Onderdonk Jr. told The Daily Caller.

“The IRS now requires American Legion posts to maintain dates of service and character of service records for all members. …The penalty for not having the required proof of eligibility is, apparently, $1,000 per day,” the American Legion stated.

via The IRS Shamefully Targets Veterans By Auditing American Legion Posts – Investors.com.

Spain surgery waiting lists ‘longest on record’ (O’commieCare)

Waiting lists for surgery in crisis-hit Spain’s public hospitals were the longest on record in 2012 as emergency spending cuts hit home, government figures show.

Updated figures for December 2012 published over the weekend by the health ministry showed the average waiting time for a non-urgent operation was 100 days, up from 76 days in June of that year.

It was by far the longest waiting time and the sharpest rise since records began in 2004, the data showed.

via Spain surgery waiting lists ‘longest on record’ – FRANCE 24.

DHS employee behind racist website on paid leave – Houston Chronicle

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department says an employee who runs a racist website predicting and advocating a race war has been put on paid administrative leave.

An acquisitions officer for Immigration and Customs Enforcement who deals with small businesses, Ayo Kimathi, operates the website War on the Horizon. It includes descriptions of an “unavoidable, inevitable clash with the white race.” Kimathi is black.

via DHS employee behind racist website on paid leave – Houston Chronicle.

» DoD Training Manual: ‘Extremist’ Founding Fathers ‘Would Not Be Welcome In Today’s Military’ Alex Jones’ Infowars: There’s a war on for your mind! | Vast Right Wing Conspiracy Forum

Conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch recently obtained a Department of Defense training manual which lists people who embrace “individual liberties” and honor “states’ rights,” among other characteristics, as potential “extremists” who are likely to be members of “hate groups.”

via » DoD Training Manual: ‘Extremist’ Founding Fathers ‘Would Not Be Welcome In Today’s Military’ Alex Jones’ Infowars: There’s a war on for your mind! | Vast Right Wing Conspiracy Forum.

As Obamacare Deadline Looms, Doctors are Opting for “Cash Only” Clinics | Ben Swann

Physicians across the country are attending seminars that teach doctors how to start their own direct primary care practices. Direct primary care practices take no health insurance, only cash. In a recent survey conducted by the DPMA Foundation, 2 out of 3 doctors say they are “just squeaking by or in the red,” and 83% say they are “thinking about quitting the business.” With the looming threat of Obamacare, many doctors are planning to ditch the traditional business model for a more simple and straightforward one.

via As Obamacare Deadline Looms, Doctors are Opting for “Cash Only” Clinics | Ben Swann.

Obama Plan Encourages College Admissions to Discriminate Against Families Earning $60,000+ | CNS News

President Barack Obama’s college reform plan, released by the White House on Thursday, would encourage colleges to discriminate against applicants who come from families with total incomes of $60,000 or more by awarding colleges higher federal ratings and increased federal aid for admitting a higher “percentage” of students who receive federal Pell Grants, which the Department of Education says are for “low-income” students.

via Obama Plan Encourages College Admissions to Discriminate Against Families Earning $60,000+ | CNS News.