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Tea Party conservative, Michele Bachmann claims Obamacare will kill people

Source: Politics Balla | Mar 22 2013, 1:44pm CDT | by Jeffrey B. Roth

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In her latest tirade against President Obama, Minnesota Republican Congresswoman, Michele Bachmann claimed the Affordable Care Act will kill children, women and senior citizens. The Tea Party conservative has made similar unsubstantiated claims about the Obama administration.
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Joni Ernst 'Very Offended' By Tom Harkin's Taylor Swift Comparison

Nov 3 2014 8:25am CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst is pushing back on comments from outgoing Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), who said that Iowans shouldn't vote for Ernst just because she's "really attractive" and "sounds nice." “In this Senate race, I've been watching some of these ads, and there's sort of this sense that, 'Well, I hear so much about Joni Ernst. She's really attractive, and she sounds nice.' ...
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Harkin on Ernst's Late Iowa Rally: Because 'She Is Really Attractive'

Nov 3 2014 8:25am CST | Source: Big Government

In an appearance at the Story Co., IA Democratic Party’s fall barbecue last week held in his honor, outgoing Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) remarked on Republican senate hopeful Jodi Ernst’s late rally headed into Election Day showing her with a lead over her Democratic opponent Bruce Braley in polls. According to the retiring Democrat, much of it has to do with Ernst’s looks. “In this senate race, I’ve been watch ...
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UN slams terrorist attack in Kenya
United Nations, Nov 23 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the terrorist attack on a bus in northern Kenya that left at least 28 people dead. | by IANS
 
Two dead as 6.3 magnitude earthquake hits China
Bejing, Nov 23 (IANS) At least two people were killed and around 54 injured when a 6.3 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale hit China, media reported. | by IANS
 
6.7 magnitude earthquake hits Japan
Tokyo, Nov 23 (IANS) Over 50 people were injured and about 10 houses collapsed after a 6.7-magnitude quake on the Richter scale hit Japan, media reported Sunday. | by IANS
 
 

Fossilized Democrat Tom Harkin patronizes Joni Ernst

Nov 2 2014 7:44pm CST | Source: Big Government

The latest polls have Republican Joni Ernst opening a commanding lead over Democrat Bruce Braley in the Iowa Senate contest.  Braley is a clumsy gaffe-machine candidate who shouldn't be within 10 points of her.  (Considering how many objectively awful candidates Democrats have run in this election cycle, I feel a bit cynical that some of these contests are "races" at all.  How can someone like Bruce Braley, or Mary L ...
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Egyptian Army Arrests Terror Leader in North Sinai

Oct 23 2014 9:06am CDT | Source: Big Government

The Egyptian Army arrested the leader of the U.S. designated terrorist organization Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis on Friday in North Sinai, reported Ahram Arabic news. Walid Attalah is suspected of orchestrating the RPG attack in North Sinai last Thursday that killed three Egyptian policemen and wounded seven.  Ahram Online quoted an official source saying, "Walid Attalah received Egyptian citizenship during the era of ousted president Mo ...
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Retailers, Bankers and Democrats Agree

Oct 20 2014 6:50am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Income inequality is killing the economy. Retailers, bankers and Democrats agree on that. Really. It’s only Republicans who continue to insist that income inequality is great, so no one, least of all them, should make any effort to constrict the abyss between America’s struggling 99 percent and Americans who indulge themselves in $475,000 bottles of House of Creed Bespoke perfume.  Now that Wall Street and Main Street ...
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And 2014's Flip-Flopper of the Year Award Goes to...

Oct 8 2014 10:37pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Credit: DonkeyHotey Many pols flip-flop. But each year, one politician rises above the din to become a new icon of embarrassing flip-floppery. This year, America's flip-flopper-in-chief is Colorado Senate hopeful Cory Gardner -- Republican candidate in what FiveThirtyEight lists as the closest Senate race in America. Flip-flopping, in politics, is not simply changing one's mind. It's trying to have it both ways. Some politicos flip-flop because they have no real ...
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Congress report warned of ISIS threat in 2012

Oct 2 2014 7:26pm CDT | Source: WND

TEL AVIV – President Obama has been taking heat for claiming the U.S. intelligence community led by National Intelligence Director James Clapper underestimated the growth of ISIS and other jihadist groups in Syria. However, the threat was not underestimated by an August 2012 Library of Congress report that received almost no media attention. The report documented – one month before the deadly Sept. 11, 2012, attack in Benghazi – al-Qaida was taking advantage of the so ...
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Climate Disruption's "Confederacy of Dunces"

Oct 1 2014 9:29am CDT | Source: Truthout Stories

Given that over 97 percent of climate scientists agree on the matter, the fact that anyone is questioning the reality of human-caused climate disruption remains an amazing phenomenon - one which Republican officials, corporate lobbyists, the fossil fuel industry and right-wing think tanks readily take part. If your child were sick, and 97 percent of doctors recommended one treatment for them, which treatment would you us ...
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UN slams terrorist attack in Kenya
United Nations, Nov 23 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the terrorist attack on a bus in northern Kenya that left at least 28 people dead. "The secretary-general condemned the attack Saturday on a...
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Messi sets new scoring record as Barca thrash Sevilla
Madrid, Nov 23 (IANS) Leo Messi made La Liga history when he scored a hat-trick which gave FC Barcelona a 5-1 win at home to Sevilla. Messi's goals, on Saturday night came thanks to a magnificent 21st minute free kick...
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English Premier League standings
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'Western actions during Ukraine crisis contradictory to democracy'
Moscow, Nov 23 (IANS) Western countries' actions during the Ukraine crisis were contrary to democratic principles, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov . "Our Western partners played an 'all-or-nothing' game in...
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Release of army general expected: Colombian president
Bogota, Nov 23 (IANS) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said that he expected to secure the release of five hostages next week, including an army general, whose capture by the FARC rebels led the government to...
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Brook dating model James Crabtree?
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Actress-model Kelly Brook seems to have moved on from her on and off relationship with actor David McIntosh. Brook is reportedly dating a male model James Crabtree. The pair went on a romantic...
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Russia calls for free trade zone between EU and EEU
Moscow, Nov 23 (IANS) Russia has said that it is in favour of a free trade zone between the European Union (EU) and the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). This was reiterated by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov...
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Messi scores hat trick, becomes all-time highest scorer in La Liga
Madrid, Nov 23 (IANS) FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi scored a hat trick in a 5-1 triumph against Sevilla at the Camp Nou Saturday, to become the all-time highest scorer in La Liga history. Messi scored his first...
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