General Links From Various Internet Sources Today

10 Jul

Link above = Article on University of Chicago Publishes An “Abortion Guide”

Link below = website for the “Abortion Guide”

Link above = Glen Greenwald article on 5 Muslims Under Surveillance by Government Since 200? (includes GOP Operative and CAIR Head)

Link above is newspaper with majority of my tweets from 7-9-14   (July 9, 2014)   — Net Neutrality NOT Needed!   — Tom Steyer Beginnings in Coal – Article   — The people responsible for (obamacare) have an NEW, UNLIMITED government contract!   — Smells Like a RAT!  Treasurer is same for Bishops church and the PAC!   — E-mail showed Lerner & cohorts communicated via IM’s!



Federal judge orders IRS to explain lost emails

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday ordered the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency’s tea party controversy.

Associated Press



Senator Offers Cheaper Solution To Fix Border Surge

Oklahoma U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn says he has a much better solution to fix the problem presented by tens of thousands of illegal Central American immigrants that have been apprehended at the southern U.S. border. “Look, for $8 million you could put them all on a first-class seat back to their homes,”…

The Daily Caller 



Major New Study Says Obamacare Is Working — Even For Republicans

The Affordable Care Act has been successful at…

Business Insider



Pelosi: Bishops Are Great When They Agree With Me

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, not known for rigorous adherence to Catholic Church teaching, found herself citing the bishop of El Paso on Thursday while drumming up support for the White House’s requested $3.7 billion emergency supplemental spending bill. The bill, which Senate Majority…

The Daily Caller 



5 Biggest Mistakes Cat Owners Make

We all want what’s best for our pets, don’t we? As a veteran veterinarian (more than three decades in practice), I’ve looked across the exam room table at enough pet owners to know that the overwhelming majority truly are trying their best. Even when they don’t take our recommendations – especially…




Ann Coulter Emerges as Voice of Reason in Mississippi’s McDaniel Mess

No more dubious tirades against soccer, it seems: Ann Coulter has penned an op-ed in a Mississippi paper urging Republican Senate candidate Chris McDaniel to stop contesting his loss to incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran. In Jackson’s Clarion-Ledger, she blames McDaniel’ supporters for driving his career…

The Atlantic Wire



A rude Obamacare awakening

This fall insurance carriers will have to announce next year’s premiums for the Obamacare exchanges. The New York Times recently reported: Some New Yorkers are in sticker shock after receiving notices from their insurance companies saying that they have asked for significant rate increases through…

Washington Post



Why Your Summer Is About to Get Colder

Another Arctic Mass of Cool Air is Headed Our Way, But This Time It Might Feel Nice

ABC News

Harry Reid’s Silly Ploy to Fight the Hobby Lobby Ruling

More than a week has gone by since the Supreme Court issued its 5-4 decision on Hobby Lobby et al, but the hysterical reaction to it has continued and amplified, especially on Capitol Hill. Backers of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) reversed course this week on their 20-year project,…

The Fiscal Times

Study: Anti-ObamaCare ads might have increased sign-ups

Millions of dollars in conservative ads against ObamaCare might have backfired and actually boosted enrollment in key states, according to a new study.  A fellow with the Brookings Institution found a “positive association” between ad spending against ObamaCare and enrollment in health plans under…

The Hill 

Former IRS official sought to hide information, lawmakers assert

By Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congressional Republicans asserted on Wednesday that new emails show a former Internal Revenue Service official deliberately sought to hide information from Congress, opening a new chapter in a probe of IRS treatment of conservative groups. An email…


10 Brands That Will Disappear in 2015

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Stacey Dash: Kanye West Should “Go to Rikers Island” to “Know What Rape Is”

Stacey Dash raised eyebrows this week when she commented on Kanye West’s rape comparisons by saying he should “go to Rikers Island” to “know what rape is” — see what she had to say!

Us Weekly

Lois Lerner Email Found — Warning That Congress Might Read Her Emails

Former IRS supervisor Lois Lerner emailed colleagues urging them to be careful about what they put in their own messages because the information could be discovered by congressional investigators. But her caution came back to bite her Wednesday as Rep. Darrell Issa released her email that warned…


Blue Cross’ $65 Billion Move Away From Fee-For-Service Medicine

In the latest blow to fee-for-service medicine, the nation’s Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans say they are spending more than $65 billion annually — about 20 percent of the medical claim dollars they pay — on “value-based” care that rewards better outcomes and keeps patients healthy. The moves by…


Illegal immigrant kids vanish from officials in US

Two days after the White House declared that most immigrant kids crossing illegally from Central America would be sent back home, a top administration official admitted Wednesday that nearly half have already vanished within the United States. The official, Juan Osuna, director of the Executive…

New York Post 

Watch This Unique Rescue of an Dog That Was Abandoned in a Parking Lot! (VIDEO)

Once again, the incredible animal rescue organization Hope For Paws shows that even the most challenging dogs can be rescued and rehabilitated with a good bit of patience and compassion. In their most recent rescue video, Hope For Paws responded to a call to help an abandoned dog named PJ living in…


World’s Penguin Population Is Thriving

For the first time, scientists have counted all the world’s Adelie penguins — a sprightly seabird considered a bellwether of climate change –- and discovered that millions of them are thriving in and around Antarctica. Stony Brook University ecology associate professor Heather Lynch joins the News…

WSJ Live

How Animals Teach Their Young

Human kids don’t know just how lucky they are.


Lois Lerner’s attorney now says former IRS official saved ‘some e-mails’

Lois Lerner’s attorney on Wednesday revised recent comments he made that suggested his client, a former Internal Revenue Service official at the center of the agency’s targeting controversy, did not save any of her e-mails, a fact that would put her in violation of federal record-keeping laws. The…

Washington Post 

Racism and government stupidity are the real threat to America’s national security

The American security apparatus seems intent on needlessly kneecapping itself — a lesson all too clear in Glenn Greenwald and Murtaza Hussain’s long-anticipated scoop in The Intercept. Greenwald and Hussain detail the U.S. government’s reprehensible racial profiling of five prominent…

The Week

Child Border Surge Includes Mara Salvatrucha Gang Elements

Immigration: Border Patrol sources say some of the thousands of “children” flowing across the Texas frontier are Mara Salvatrucha’s gangster enforcers. At the Murrieta town hall meeting last week, hundreds of illegals in Mexican soccer jerseys protesting the town’s refusal to take busloads of…

Investor’s Business Daily

Employers say they can’t fill jobs-and here’s why

A lower unemployment rate doesn’t mean all jobs are getting filled. A new survey reports many businesses are having difficulty finding workers.


74 percent of Republicans are happy with their new ObamaCare plans

When asked what they think of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), colloquially known as ObamaCare, Republicans are scathing and united in their disapproval. According to Gallup, 87 percent of Republicans disapprove of the law, and 77 percent think it will make the healthcare situation worse.

The Week

Woman Caught by N.J. Shelter After Abandoning 39 Cats Stuffed into 5 Pet Crates

On July 7, a driver with the American Humane Society of Newark caught a woman abandoning five pet crates on the doorstep of the New Jersey facility after hours.


Health Plans Need To ‘Retool’ Obamacare Enrollment, J.D. Power Study Says

Based on general dissatisfaction with the first shopping experience for private coverage under the Affordable Care Act, a new J.D. Power study indicates next fall’s open enrollment period needs myriad improvements. The inaugural J.D. Power 2014 Health Insurance Marketplace Shopper Study indicates…


Healthcare Reform Even the Tea Party Could Support | The Health Care Blog

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the law of the land, and nothing the Tea Party does is likely to lead to its repeal.  All insurance, including healthcare insurance, works by forming risk pools.  In healthcare most people pay more money into the pool than the cost of the care they receive.  As an…

The Health Care Blog 




Abandoned dog chased after person who dumped her in parking lot

Three weeks ago, a beautiful, black pit bull mix was abandoned after hours in the parking lot of the Animal Protection League Inc., in Anderson, Ind. Initially, the bewildered dog tried to chase after the car that she had unceremoniously been discarded from, but it was to no avail. Frightened and…

Obama has big options for green card, H-1B reform without Congress

WASHINGTON – With Congress failing to agree on immigration reform, President Barack Obama is promising to bring changes through executive actions. Obama could, for instance, expand permanent residency immigration, or green cards for family, diversity and employment- based categories by ending the…


Anthem Blue Cross faces another suit over Obamacare doctor networks

Amid growing scrutiny statewide, insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross faces another consumer lawsuit over its use of narrow networks in Obamacare coverage.

Los Angeles Times

Judge demands IRS explain lost emails

A federal judge on Thursday ordered the IRS to detail under oath how some of former agency official Lois Lerner’s emails went missing, as well as any potential methods for recovering them. Judge Emmet Sullivan of the U.S. District Court in Washington gave the Internal Revenue Service exactly a…

The Hill 

7 Beagles Rescued from Testing Lab

Seven Beagles who’d spent their lives in a lab on the Texas-Mexico border got a taste of freedom Tuesday when they were delivered to Hutto, Texas, to start new lives.


Illegals Continue To Walk All Over Obama, Now With Obama-Themed Shoes [PHOTOS]

Some of the illegal immigrants surging across the U.S. border from Central America and creating a growing humanitarian crisis may be wearing tennis shoes emblazoned with images in praise of President Barack Obama, according to Dennis Michael Lynch at his website, DMLDaily. The agent works at a…

The Daily Caller 

HIV Patients Accuse Health Plans of Using Drug Costs to Discriminate

Before the Affordable Care Act, insurance companies could refuse to cover people with HIV or other costly conditions. Obamacare was supposed to end that by making insurers sell policies to all comers, regardless of preexisting conditions. Now advocates for HIV patients and others with chronic…

3 Most Common Problems in Cats and How to Fix Them

After the first few moments of speechlessness or laughter, I hear something to the effect of, “Cats do what they want. If the cat’s antics are play based, the reward of attention and reaction to clawing and mouthing must be removed.


Darrell Issa: Lois Lerner’s ‘smoking gun’ email

Rep. Darrell Issa on Thursday called Lois Lerner’s recently surfaced emails a “smoking gun” in the IRS scandal. “[This is] a smoking gun, this is Lois Lerner clearly cautioning people not to say things on email and be delighted to find out that the local instant chat they have, this Microsoft…


Border Meltdown: Obama Delivering 290,000 Illegals To U.S. Homes

The vast majority of 50,000 unaccompanied youths and children who have illegally crossed the Texas border during the last few months have been successfully delivered by federal agencies to their relatives living in the United States, according to a New York Times article. A second New York Times…

The Daily Caller

Fox News Pundit’s Insanely Homophobic Comments

When discussing gay rights on Fox News, who better to consult than the network’s reliable source Dr. Keith Ablow? “Fox & Friends” asked Ablow on Wednesday for his thoughts on a new California law that replaces the words “husband” and “wife” with “spouse” under state laws. The new law has been…

The Huffington Post 

Why America can’t fix its immigration problem

THERE are an estimated 11m-12m immigrants living in the United States illegally, most of them Latino. Many have families, jobs and property, and far deeper roots in America than in their countries of origin. President George W Bush tried to pass a law to regularise their status, but was thwarted in…

The Economist 

This English Bulldog Puppy Has Found True Bliss In The Form Of An Inanimate Object

Agnes, the English bulldog puppy, has found nirvana. As you can see in the video above, a utility scrub brush brings Agnes boundless joy. She loves playing with it, getting her back scratched by it and is especially fond of the belly rubs she gets…

The Huffington Post 

You May Be Denying Climate Change, But The US Military Isn’t

Climate change is still a contentious issue, as some people and organizations deny it is even happening, or concede the world is getting warmer, but it’s not because of humans. The U.S. military is not one of those organizations. Writing in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in a recent Op-Ed, Rear Adm.…

Business Insider

Immigration Reform for the Long Run

The chaos on the border screams the nation’s urgent need for immigration reform. Hopefully, Washington will act, for humanitarian as well as security reasons, and perhaps also to satisfy the country’s understandable yearning for coherent law.

Huffington Post




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