Wednesday, April 23, 2014

REPORT: CONSERVATIVES LOOK FOR ALTERNATIVE TO ERIC CANTOR




That’s fine by me because Eric Cantor is a waste of time because he’s too soft.  The country needs conservative fighters with a backbone. 

Breitbart reports Eric Cantor has never been closer to wielding the speaker's gavel, but he may want to keep an eye over his right shoulder.

As speculation heats up about whether Speaker John Boehner will return in 2015, Cantor is in the midst of a kind of shadow job interview with House conservatives, and it isn't going all that well.

Cantor recently enraged many Republicans by sneaking a Medicare bill through the House by voice vote. Days later, a provision in the bill that expanded Obamacare coverage became public, prompting high-profile scrutiny from the Drudge Report. Making matters worse, Boehner had been out of town for the vote, putting blame for the incident squarely on Cantor's shoulders.

The Virginia Republican also drew flak for attending a tropical summit organized by a group working to undermine the Tea Party. ForAmerica President Brent Bozell described the move in a phone interview as providing “aid and comfort to an organization devoted to destroying the Tea Party.”

“It is betrayal. It’s also monumentally stupid,” Bozell added.
Weeks before that, he partnered with Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) on a flood insurance bill, ignoring the concerns of the House committee chairman who had just donated $1 million to the NRCC and happens to be Cantor's most formidable would-be rival for the speakership.
The dynamic on the flood insurance battle, in which Cantor overrode House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), could become a pattern. The two are likely to be at odds on a series of upcoming bills like reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank.

There's also Cantor's work on immigration: he's drafting a variation of the “DREAM Act” to grant amnesty to illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as minors and pushing a more limited proposal by Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA) for DREAMers who enlist in the military in the meantime.

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Poll: More than half of voters to back candidates opposing ObamaCare



My concern is for wobbly GOPers who promise to fix ObamaCare.  That to me is a sure sign that Republican doesn’t belong in Congress. 
My Fox 28 reports most voters say ObamaCare will play an important role in their vote in this year's elections, and over half are more inclined to back the candidate who opposes the health care law. That's according to a Fox News poll released Monday. 

SHOCKER: 2 Atlanta teachers caught on video beating special needs students in the classroom



Absolutely disgraceful behavior by a teaching professional who has no business in the classroom. 
NY DailyNews reports two special education educators were busted for beating their non-verbal, special needs middle school students after a third, disgusted teacher planted a hidden camera to record the horrendous abuse.

“Ms. J.” reverted to filming the classroom after the principal and district administrators refused to investigate her claims that the teachers would slap, choke and body slam students who had no voice of their own to tell of the horrific conduct.

"I haven't been the same. I haven't been able to return to the work environment," the emotional, anonymous “Ms. J.” told WXIA-TV.

The teacher eventually forked over just four days of footage, which showed Alger Coleman and Keisha Smith berate and beat the students. Coleman was arrested and charged with battery and child cruelty, though cops had to barge their way into the man’s house to make the collar, the TV station reported.

Smith has not been criminally charged, but the Atlanta Public School district pulled her from Harper Archer Middle School as she awaits a disciplinary hearing.


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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

GOTCHA: Cops arrest Samuel Bolger in North Charleston shooting that killed teen, wounded another



Nice work by the local police to bring the shooter to justice so quickly.
ABC News reports A 21-year-old man was arrested Tuesday and charged in the murder of a North Charleston teen. 

Stone Mountain Georgia teens pressure girl into having sex with 3 boys, post video of it online



This was a terrible thing to do posting it online.  These kinds have no kind of decency.     
NY DailyNews reports a girl in Stone Mountain, Ga., was talked into having sex with three teenage boys at their high school, and a video of the encounters was later posted online, her aunt has told police.

U.S. sending tiny force of 600 troops to Eastern Europe



600?  If President Obama’s thinks 600 soldiers is gonna reassure our allies, he needs to stop smoking weed! 

Politico reports the U.S. is sending about 600 ground troops to Eastern Europe this week to “reassure” allies there as Washington resumes its campaign of pressure on Russia over the Ukraine standoff.

About 150 soldiers from the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), based in Italy, are heading to each of four countries — Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia — in rotational deployments that the Pentagon says will be sustained until further notice.

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China Defies Obama’s Slow Asia Pivot With Rapid Military Buildup



I guess China isn’t impressed that Osama is dead and GM is alive.  Word on the world street is that President Obama is a pusher over that carries a very small stick.    

Bloomberg reports President Barack Obama’s trip to Asia this week will be dominated by a country he’s not even visiting: China