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Barack Obama Orders 350 More U.S. Troops To Iraq

President Barack Obama authorized the deployment of another 350 American service members to Baghdad on Tuesday evening, the White House announced, bringing the number of American troops deployed to Iraq since June to over 1,000. White House press secretary Josh Earnest said in a statement that the 350 U.S.

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Barack Obama was given detailed intelligence for a year about the rise of ISIS

President Obama was given detailed and specific intelligence about the rise of the Islamic State as part of his daily briefing for at least a year before the group seized large swaths of territory over the summer, a former Pentagon official told Fox News. The official — who asked not to be identified because the President’s Daily Brief is considered the most authoritative, classified intelligence community product analyzing sensitive international events for the president — said the data was strong and “granular” in detail. The source said a policymaker “could not come away with any other impression:

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Barack Obama hatches a plan to explode welfare

More than one-third of Americans are now receiving means-tested federal benefits, and Heritage Foundation analyst Rachel Sheffield says the Obama administration is planning to vastly increase spending on welfare and now measures the success of public assistance programs by the number of people signed up for benefits. On Tuesday, the U.S.

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65 Promises That Barack Obama Has Broken

(WFB) President Obama has made a lot of very specific, ambitious promises to the American people over the years. Here’s a roundup of 65 of those promises–none of which he kept. Among some of his commitments: Obama promised that lobbyists would “not work in my White House”; that he would...

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Barack Obama’s Secret Terrorist-Tracking System, By The Numbers

Nearly half of the people on the U.S. government’s widely shared database of terrorist suspects are not connected to any known terrorist group, according to classified government documents obtained by The Intercept. Of the 680,000 people caught up in the government’s Terrorist Screening Database—a watchlist of “known or suspected terrorists”...

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Israeli Official To Obama: ‘Leave Us Alone’

A top Israeli official wants President Barack Obama to stop meddling with the Jewish state during its conflict with Hamas in Gaza. Speaking to Israel’s Army Radio, Housing and Construction Minister Uri Ariel criticized Obama telling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that there should be an immediate ceasefire in Gaza....

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Gallup Poll: Obama Has 72 Percent Approval Among Muslims

Seventy-two percent of U.S. Muslims approved of the job President Barack Obama was doing as president during the first six months of 2014, higher than any other U.S. religious group Gallup tracks. Mormons were least approving, at 18%. In general, majorities of those in non-Christian religions — including those who...

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Barack Obama Gives Murrieta Area ICE Agents Stand Down Order

An Immigration and Customs Enforcement employee claims that the Obama administration has handed a number of ICE agents in the Murrieta/LA area paid temporary leave, a move that will exacerbate the mass influx of illegal immigrants into the region. Liberty News’ Eric Odom, who is currently on the scene in...

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Border Patrol Agent Defies Gag Order, Accuses Obama Administration Of ‘Facilitating The Smuggling Of Illegal Aliens’

Border Patrol agent Hector Garcia on Thursday accused the Obama administration of “aiding, abetting and facilitating the smuggling of illegal aliens across the border.” In an interview with CNN, Garza said the current influx of illegal immigrants is “organized” and “orchestrated” by the drug cartels. Additionally, he said the federal...

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Kiev Government Resumes Civil War Against East Ukraine

The Ukrainian offensive resumed “anti-terrorist operation” after new Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ended a 10-day, unilateral cease-fire that had failed to produce peace talks. Oleksandr Turchynov, speaker of Ukraine’s parliament, informed lawmakers that the Ukraine military had been carrying out “attacks on terrorists’ bases and defended posts.” Putin met with...

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Obama Asks Congress For 500 Million Dollars To Arm Jihadists In Syria

President Obama asked Congress Thursday for $500 million to train and arm members of opposition forces in Syria, part of an effort to stem insurgent violence that has spilled over into neighboring Iraq. The proposed assistance can “help defend the Syrian people, stabilize areas under opposition control and facilitate the...

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Barack Obama Suffers His 12th Unanimous Defeat At The Supreme Court

President Obama’s team suffered their twelfth unanimous defeat at the Supreme Court in the legal challenge to the so-called recess appointments made when Congress was not actually in recess, a string of defeats that only represents “the tip of the iceberg,” according to Senator Mike Lee (R., Utah). “Not every...

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Supreme Court rules against Obama on recess appointments

The Supreme Court dealt a blow to the powers of the presidency Thursday, ruling decisively that President Obama violated the Constitution by going around the Senate to name key labor and financial watchdogs. Resolving a longstanding battle between the two other branches of government, the justices declared invalid key “recess...

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The Man Who Broke the Middle East

The Middle East that Obama inherited in 2009 was largely at peace, for the surge in Iraq had beaten down the al Qaeda-linked groups. U.S. relations with traditional allies in the Gulf, Jordan, Israel and Egypt were very good. Iran was contained, its Revolutionary Guard forces at home. Today, terrorism...

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NY Post: Inside The Vicious Feud Between The Obamas And The Clintons

The New York Post has published an excerpt from Edward Klein’s new book entitled “Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. the Obamas“… ***** Outwardly, they put on a show of unity — but privately, the Obamas and Clintons, the two power couples of the Democrat Party, loathe each other. “I hate...

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Obama Blames Israel For Why There Is No Peace In The Middle East

The gloves are off. The White House has now unequivocally designated Israel as the scapegoat and is meting out punishment for the disastrous outcome of the peace negotiations it initiated. The process began in March when President Barack Obama publicly lambasted Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in a brutal and offensive...