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  • reliable_sources reliable_sources Nov 4, 2012 4:39 PM Flag

    Fox News hosts accused President Obama and his administration of perpetuating a "cover-up" of the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. But the Obama administration is conducting an investigation into the attack, the State Department is setting up an independent panel to investigate it, and the director of the National Counterterrorism Center has testified about the attacks to a congressional committee.

    Hannity: "We Are Witnessing A Widespread Cover-Up Based On Flat-Out Lies." Hannity began his September 20 Fox News show by airing a montage of White House officials speaking about the attacks on the U.S. embassy and consulate. He then said:

    Hannity Accuses Obama Admin. Of Lying To Protect "The Perpetrators Of Terror, The Murderers Of Americans," And Possibly Al Qaeda. Later during his show, while discussing the attacks with Fox News contributor Sarah Palin, Hannity said: "This lie that they told, they're protecting the perpetrators of terror, the murderers of Americans. I -- help me out. Is it Al Qaeda they're protecting, too, in the process? Because why? They don't want to admit that, you know, saying they stopped torture worked, and the apology tour didn't work? What is the thinking behind this?" [Fox News, Hannity, 9/20/12]

    Van Susteren: "Incompetence, Or Cover-Up, Or Something Else?" During Fox News' On the Record, host Greta van Susteren said, after showing a montage of clips related to the attacks, "Why does the Obama administration keep changing its tune? Incompetence, or cover-up, or something else?" [Fox News, On the Record with Greta van Susteren, 9/20/12]

  • reliable_sources reliable_sources Oct 22, 2012 1:50 PM Flag

    ObamaCare’s Red Tape Will Devastate The American Economy Read - Posted October 10, 2012

    A Study By The “Independent American Action Forum” Focused On ObamaCare’s Devastating Impact On The American Economy. “Fully implementing Obamacare regulations have already cost the U.S. economy $27.6 billion and more than 18,000 jobs according to a new study released today. Just the top ten most expensive regulations have cost $24.4 billion, according to the new non-partisan and independent American Action Forum (AAF) report.” (Conn Carroll, “Study: ObamaCare Regs Have Cost $27.6 Billion, Killed 30,000 Jobs,” The Washington Examiner , 10/9/12)

    The Study Found That ObamaCare Has Added New Regulations Totalling $27.6 Billion, $20.4 Billion In Costs On Private Businesses, And An Additional $7.2 Billion On State Budgets. “To date, the ACA has imposed a total of $27.6 billion in new regulations – at least $20.4 billion in lifetime costs on private entities and $7.2 billion in increased burdens on state budgets.” (Sam Batkins,

    “The State By State Impact Of ACA Regulations,” American Action Forum, 10/12)
    ObamaCare’s Exchanges Are Predicted To “Cost Employers $3.4 Billion” According To Data Compiled From The Federal Register. “Just complying with the state health exchanges alone has to cost employers $3.4 billion according to the AAF totals which were compiled from Federal Register data.” (Conn Carroll, “Study: ObamaCare Regs Have Cost $27.6 Billion, Killed 30,000 Jobs,” The Washington Examiner , 10/9/12)

    ObamaCare’s Regulatory Paperwork Burden Is Estimated To Have Already Cost 30,000 Jobs. “In addition to the regulatory costs, AAF estimates that ObamaCare regulatory compliance has eaten up more than 60 million hours in paperwork. At 2,000 hours a year that comes to 30,000 jobs.” (Conn Carroll, “Study: ObamaCare Regs Have Cost $27.6 Billion, Killed 30,000 Jobs,” The Washington Examiner , 10/9/12)

    ObamaCare Has Hit California, Texas, New York, Illinois, And Florida The Hardest And Has Cost Those States A Combined $9.5 Billion And 7,386 Employees. “The five states bearing the largest regulatory burden in cost and lost employment are not surprising. California has the single highest burden, with $3.4 billion in total compliance costs and 2,917 lost employees’ work. Texas also bears a substantial burden: $1.8 billion and 1,292 lost employees’ work. New York ($1.7 billion and 1,383 lost employees), Illinois ($1 billion and 816 lost employees), and Florida ($1.6 billion and 978 lost employees) also carry a heavy burden.” (Sam Batkins, “The State By State Impact Of ACA Regulations,” American Action Forum, 10/12)

  • reliable_sources reliable_sources Oct 21, 2012 1:16 PM Flag

    A Very Bad Liar President Obama must go. VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE Romney/ Ryan November 6.

    Our UN ambassador Susan Rice repeatedly attributed the attack to a spontaneous protest erupting in response to the “heinous” film. Obama mentioned the movie six times in his own speech to the UN. He did this despite credible proof there had not been any protest. Libyan officials had already confirmed it as terrorism. Our enemies conducted a coordinated assault against a lightly guarded consulate on September 11th.

    Obama “led from behind” in toppling Muammar Qaddafi’s dictatorship in Libya, then boastfully declared victory. But the ferocious attack which left four Americans dead exposed the president’s flaccid diplomacy. His legacy in North Africa smolders. Libya appears on the verge of becoming another Somalia, a failed state ruled by roaming warlords. Egypt could well be controlled by Islamic fascists.

    However, the administration’s blatant lies may be even more troubling. A consistent failing of Team Obama has been its disingenuous spin; a government by altruistic sound bites masking their personal ambitions. This entire presidency reflects a choreographed charade calculating every
    action per its electoral ramifications.

  • reliable_sources reliable_sources Oct 20, 2012 11:59 AM Flag

    Do As I Say, Not As I Line-Item Budget from the do nothing right Obama administration.

    My Executive summary: The Obama administration is paying its female staffers roughly 20% less than its male ones.

    The original report did not separate out staffers by gender, forcing “some assumptions to be made based on the employee names. Obama was – well, he wasn’t actually notorious for it in 2008, but not for lack of trying, she was to busy golfing around and mingling with the Hollywood Stars.

    Anyway, he had a real problem with this sort of thing as a few month lazy Senator, and it’s not exactly clear that being President has taught him to improve his lazy ways.

  • reliable_sources reliable_sources Oct 18, 2012 7:29 PM Flag

    Romney is winning the white vote — by a lot

    Political analysts (including The Fix) spend a good bit of time these days talking about important voter groups — Latino voters and female voters, in particular.

    But all of the focus on these groups has obfuscated one fact: Mitt Romney is performing very, very well among white voters. And in fact, most recent polls show him winning the white vote by more than any GOP presidential candidate since Ronald Reagan.

  • reliable_sources reliable_sources Oct 18, 2012 7:26 PM Flag

    Romney is winning women and the white vote — by a lot.

  • reliable_sources reliable_sources Oct 18, 2012 7:23 PM Flag

    Welcome President Elect Mitt Romney on November 7, 2012 .

    Romney is winning the white vote — by a lot as reported today.

    Political analysts (including The Fix) spend a good bit of time these days talking about important voter groups — Latino voters and female voters, in particular.
    But all of the focus on these groups has obfuscated one fact: Mitt Romney is performing very, very well among white voters. And in fact, most recent polls show him winning the white vote by more than any GOP presidential candidate since Ronald Reagan.

    Romney is winning the white vote — by a lot ( Obama has divided this nation of different people and races ) Mitt Romney will Govern more like a New Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton mix, working with Democrats and Republicans. Obama stay and govern form the left - now perhaps he is totally screwed ( another Jimmy Carter to retire soon.

    Look, the Mitt Romney voting people are not fools are you?

    Some recent national polls have shown Romney losing the Latino vote.

    But even if Romney sustains a huge loss on the Latino vote, he could very well offset that (and much more) by out-performing his Republican predecessors when it comes to white voters, which are still about seven times as much of the electorate as Latinos. Indeed, it’s not unreasonable to think that Romney could win 60 percent or more of white voters this year.

  • reliable_sources reliable_sources Oct 18, 2012 7:10 PM Flag

    Thursday October 17 2012 - Romney is winning the white vote — by a lot

  • reliable_sources reliable_sources Oct 18, 2012 7:08 PM Flag

    Mitt Romney is winning the white vote across the country — by a lot

    Political analysts (including The Fix) spend a good bit of time these days talking about important voter groups — Latino voters and female voters, in particular.

    But all of the focus on these groups has obfuscated one fact: Mitt Romney is performing very, very well among white voters. And in fact, most recent polls show him winning the white vote by more than any GOP presidential candidate since Ronald Reagan.

  • reliable_sources reliable_sources Oct 18, 2012 4:12 PM Flag

    Taxes that took effect in 2010:

    1. Excise Tax on Charitable Hospitals (Min$/immediate): $50,000 per hospital if they fail to meet new “community health assessment needs,” “financial assistance,” and “billing and collection” rules set by HHS. Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,961-1,971

    2. Codification of the “economic substance doctrine” (Tax hike of $4.5 billion). This provision allows the IRS to disallow completely-legal tax deductions and other legal tax-minimizing plans just because the IRS deems that the action lacks “substance” and is merely intended to reduce taxes owed. Bill: Reconciliation Act; Page: 108-113

    3. “Black liquor” tax hike (Tax hike of $23.6 billion). This is a tax increase on a type of bio-fuel. Bill: Reconciliation Act; Page: 105

    4. Tax on Innovator Drug Companies ($22.2 bil/Jan 2010): $2.3 billion annual tax on the industry imposed relative to share of sales made that year. Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,971-1,980

    5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield Tax Hike ($0.4 bil/Jan 2010): The special tax deduction in current law for Blue Cross/Blue Shield companies would only be allowed if 85 percent or more of premium revenues are spent on clinical services. Bill: PPACA; Page: 2,004

    6. Tax on Indoor Tanning Services ($2.7 billion/July 1, 2010): New 10 percent excise tax on Americans using indoor tanning salons. Bill: PPACA; Page: 2,397-2,399

    7. Medicine Cabinet Tax ($5 bil/Jan 2011): Americans no longer able to use health savings account (HSA), flexible spending account (FSA), or health reimbursement (HRA) pre-tax dollars to purchase non- prescription, over-the-counter medicines (except insulin). Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,957-1,959

    8. HSA Withdrawal Tax Hike ($1.4 bil/Jan 2011): Increases additional tax on non-medical early withdrawals from an HSA from 10 to 20 percent, disadvantaging them relative to IRAs and other tax- advantaged accounts, which remain at 10 percent. Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,959
    Tax that took effect in 2012

    9. Employer Reporting of Insurance on W-2 (Min$/Jan 2012): Preamble to taxing health benefits on individual tax returns. Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,957
    Taxes that take effect in 2013

    10. Surtax on Investment Income ($123 billion/Jan. 2013): Creation of a new, 3.8 percent surtax on investment income earned in households making at least $250,000 ($200,000 single). This would result in the following top tax rates on investment income: Bill: Reconciliation Act; Page: 87-93
    Capital Gains Dividends Other*
    2012 15% 15% 35%
    2013+ 23.8% 43.4% 43.4%

  • reliable_sources reliable_sources Oct 17, 2012 4:28 PM Flag

    I can not say I blame you for switching sides and going to Mitt Romney's side.

    Obama failed, just an empty suit with talking points and nothing more.

  • Hillary Clinton to Man Up for President Obama - "I take responsibility' for Benghazi" Reliable Sources say she Wears the Pants well and Barack Obama wears invisible ladies dress. Hillary Clinton is now the pants and chief until the election is over. She says that she is retiring after BO gets Re-Elected

    The Famous Libya Coverup

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice said the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi last week was not premeditated, directly contradicting top Libyan officials who say the attack was planned in advance.

    Obama Blames the Girls -- Hillary Clinton Takes the Fall for Libya Attack. She said the buck stops with her. Chicken lips Obama needs her to take the fall for his second term.

    Reliable Sources - President Obama called Susan Rice and told her to lie to the Media for the sake of his reelection campaign. " This is not good for our reelection campaign, Romney will go on the attack mode with this Libya Attack Event."

    Susan Rice told NBC’s “Meet the Press”: “Our current assessment is what happened in Benghazi was, in fact, initially a spontaneous reaction to what had just transpired hours before in Cairo, almost a copycat of the demonstrations against our facility in Cairo, prompted by the video.”

    President Barack Obama Wants Us To Believe that He Has What It Takes to Lead The United States.

    He has tried to convince of us this idea that he can deliver "hope and change". His campaign implies that he is a leader, and that he will continue to lead.

    Yet, when it comes to taking responsibility for events, he, like former President Bill Clinton, take the coward's way out and blame somebody else.

    Specifically, after the Waco event, where men and woman and children were killed, burned to death, President Clinton blamed his Attorney General, the sick and ailing Janet Reno. Now, after the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, is falling on the sword. CNN reports that Hillary Clinton says that she is responsible for "diplomats".

    While this may be true to the letter of the law, President Obama is the Commander-in-Chief and is responsible for acts of war against sovereign US territory, which comprise embassies but not diplomatic mission locales. It is still a difference without a distinction. The facts are that four American citizens died, including Ambassador Chris Stevens.

    This kind of thing does happen, and it is a consequence of being a nation on the world stage. The
    attack and killings took place on September 11, eleven years after the attack in the World Trade Center. It was an act of terror, according to anybody who is awake and breathing.

  • reliable_sources reliable_sources Oct 16, 2012 10:12 AM Flag

    During an interview on Fox News Channel the same day, she attributed the Benghazi attack to a protest gone wrong.

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • Sources say intelligence agencies knew within a day that al Qaeda affiliates were behind the attacks in Benghazi, Libya—they even knew where one of the attackers lived.

    Within one hours of the 9-11-2012 anniversary attack on the United States consulate in Benghazi, U.S. intelligence agencies and President Barack Obama had strong indications that al Qaeda–affiliated operatives were behind the attack, and had even pinpointed the location of one of those attackers. The White House was immediately informed of the situation within 2 hours of the attack. President Obama ordered Ambassador Susan Rice: Spin that The Libya Attack Was Not Premeditated ( this was a lie and she knew it) Made the media rounds on- ABC- CBS- CNN -FOX News and others. Susan Rice mission was to spin that the attack was due to a video on YouTube. It is a known fact that soon after the attack President Obama and U.S. intelligence had a pretty good bead on some three or four individuals involved in the attack.” A strike force was put off because of the political consequences it would have on Obama's reelection Campaign.

    Three separate U.S. intelligence officials who spoke to a very reliable sources, said the early information was enough to show that the attack was planned and the work of al Qaeda affiliates operating in Eastern Libya. This was indeed an Obama Team Coverup and Joe Biden knew it and is part of the Benghazi Coverup.

    Attacks in Libya become unexpected weak spot for Obama campaign ... Therefore a Coverup was in place.

    It took weeks for the White House and the administration to formally acknowledge that the Benghazi assault was a terrorist attack. On Sunday, Obama adviser Robert Gibbs explained the evolving narrative as a function of new information coming in quickly on the attacks. "We learned more information every single day about what happened,” Gibbs said on Fox News. “Nobody wants to get to the bottom of this faster than we do.” Please be advised that advisors David Axelrod and Robert Gibbs were part of this Libya Benghazi Coverup

    The intelligence officials who spoke to White House Insiders did so anonymously because they weren’t authorized to speak to the press. They said U.S. intelligence agencies developed leads on four of the participants of the attacks within 4 hours of the fire fight that took place mainly at an annex near the Benghazi consulate. For one of those individuals, the U.S. agencies were able to find his location after his use of social media. “We had two kinds of intelligence on one guy,” this official said. “We believe we had enough to target him.”

    President Obama felt that this was very damaging for his reelection campaign since he had stated that Al Qaeda was much less powerful and easier to control. Vice President Joe Biden quote was also important to employ the Coverup because he said "Osama bin Laden is dead, and General Motors is alive!" Obama coverup was truly political in nature. The president of the United states of america Lied to the American people and so diid Susan Rice and Hillary Clinton. They spent less than $100,000 in the Middle East to ap

    Libya Obama Cover-Up & Scandal: Team Obama Has Misled Americans on 9/11 Benghazi Attack, Hillary Clinton May Testify soon.

    Americans remember this In a speech that had Democrats on the edge of their seats, wondering if the gaffe-prone vice president would make another embarrassing blunder, Biden stayed relatively close to his prepared remarks. "Osama bin Laden is dead, and General Motors is alive!"

    Vice President Joe Biden passionately pushed out his now-famous, bumper-sticker catch phrase at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night -- "Osama bin Laden is dead, and General Motors is alive!" The Coverup was necessary because of this and that in the Obama Campaign forces in all 50 states. One of the strong concerns was that the Libya attack of 9 -11 would of been extremely damaging to President Obama reputation and his second term election and in the history books as he would go down as another Richard Nixon in the Watergate Coverup.

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