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We Have Done It Folks - The Democratic Underground ("The Leftest Army") Has Rush Limbaugh Worried

Don't Worry, Rush. The Reaction is Just a Fluke



BREAK TRANSCRIPT

RUSH: I started doing show prep. And it's classic but predictable, and it's also common. The decision is announced, the media misreports what happened, and the leftist army -- and I'm gonna tell you something about this. I don't know this for sure, but, you know, all these comments that you read, I don't care where, the Democrat Underground. Hell, these poor slobs even started infecting the SCOTUS blog. The SCOTUS blog is a blog that simply reports the news happening at the Supreme Court. It is not a partisan blog. It is not an opinion blog. It's simply a blog that reports the news.

Well, these little leftist commentators polluted that place thinking that it was a way to insult the justices. They thought it was their blog and it's not. But I actually think in all of this -- I don't care whether it's comments on an issue here or other things, I bet there's a handful of people that are making themselves look like there are tens and thousands and maybe hundred thousands of them. The idea that there is this much conformity and stupidity on the Democrat side, I know there's a lot of, but to think it's this widespread, it's a tough sell for me. I think these people are out there making themselves look far larger than they really are. And anyway, that's another matter.

The point is they were there. However many of them there were, they were just running crazy and making the most asinine, stupid comments about this. And they were joined by such great minds as Elizabeth Warren and Harry Reid, who were also, "Well, this is the end of life as we know it for women in America. Women have been taken back to the Stone Age, barefoot, pregnant, and being clubbed by Fred Flintstone in the kitchen." I mean, that pretty much sums up what every comment said.

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awfully nice of him to mention us, lol:
http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2014/07/01/obama_could_easily_solve_the_hobby_lobby_ruling_but_his_party_chooses_to_lie_and_fundraise_off_of_it_instead




RUSH: I bet there's a handful of people that are making themselves look like there are tens and thousands and maybe hundred thousands of them.

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Bill Ayers Blows Megyn Kelly's Pretty Little Mind

The conversation turned topical when Ayers praised war deserters, prompting Kelly to bring up a recent cause célèbre on her program.



"You think Bowe Bergdahl's a war hero, too," she said.

"I think Bowe Bergdahl, if he deserted, that was a heroic thing to do," Ayers said. "Nobody knows if he did or he didn't. But I did blog about that because I think throughout history we should build monuments to the unknown deserters, the people who look at the craziness they're asked to participate in and say, 'I'm not a part of this.'"

Indeed, Ayers is a fairly prolific blogger and he's been interviewed by other news organizations in recent years, so his conversation didn't exactly amount to him "breaking his silence," as "Fox & Friends First" billed the interview Tuesday morning.



way more, including what a bomb this Hyped Interview was:
http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/fox-news-bill-ayers-interview-megyn-kelly
and the video:
http://www.politico.com/story/2014/07/megyn-kelly-bill-ayers-interview-fox-108472.html

Obama to call for infrastructure funding (by closing unfair tax loopholes)

Source: The Hill

Obama to call for infrastructure funding

By Justin Sink - 07/01/14 06:12 AM EDT
President Obama will urge Congress to fund the rapidly depleting Highway Trust Fund by eliminating corporate tax breaks during a speech Tuesday in Georgetown.

The president will argue “that by closing unfair tax loopholes for companies that ship profits overseas, we can invest in rebuilding our infrastructure,” according to a White House official.

The trust fund, which pays for state and federal highway projects, is running out of money thanks to declining revenues from gasoline taxes. Congress has not increased the 18.4 cent per gallon tax in some two decades, while fuel efficiency has been on the rise. Experts predict that the Transportation Department could run out of money for road projects by August, putting at risk hundreds of thousands of jobs and critical transportation projects.

The president could advocate a plan similar to that offered by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), who has proposed an $8 billion package that would keep the trust fund operating throughout the end of the year. Wyden’s plan is funded primarily through tougher




Read more: http://thehill.com/policy/transportation/211026-obama-to-call-for-infrastructure-funding

Hobby Lobby-Religious Freedom? Only if you don't get swallowed.

Congress Quietly Deletes a Key Disclosure of Free Trips Lawmakers Take

Source: National Journal

Congress Quietly Deletes a Key Disclosure of Free Trips Lawmakers Take
House Ethics reverses decades of precedent as lobbyist-sponsored lawmaker travel expands.


It's going to be a little more difficult to ferret out which members of Congress are lavished with all-expenses-paid trips around the world after the House has quietly stripped away the requirement that such privately sponsored travel be included on lawmakers' annual financial-disclosure forms.

The move, made behind closed doors and without a public announcement by the House Ethics Committee, reverses more than three decades of precedent. Gifts of free travel to lawmakers have appeared on the yearly financial form dating back its creation in the late 1970s, after the Watergate scandal. National Journal uncovered the deleted disclosure requirement when analyzing the most recent batch of yearly filings.

"This is such an obvious effort to avoid accountability," said Melanie Sloan, executive director of the watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. "There's no legitimate reason. There's no good reason for it."

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"The more you can hide, the less accountable you can be," Sloan said of lawmakers. "It's clear these forms are useful for reporters and watchdogs, and obviously a little too useful."

Read more: http://www.nationaljournal.com/congress/congress-quietly-deletes-a-key-disclosure-of-free-trips-lawmakers-take-20140630

Buffer zone buffoonery

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Perhaps the Court justices fear protesters allowed to get too close to them might resort to tactics that aren’t “gentle.” Or the justices would feel intimidated about doing their jobs if, as they entered their workplace, random strangers were allowed to get within kissing distance of them to say directly into their ears, “Jesus doesn’t want you to do this.” And Supreme Court justices, like the rest of us, are also free to make all personal health-care decisions—except one—without interference from those who object to their options.

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http://twitpic.com/e5y9gr

"You can't really heal if people are telling you that it's your fault. But that's what Will did."

Exclusive: The Sexual Assault Survivor George Will Dismissed Responds
Lisa Sendrow: "I Absolutely Have Not Received Any Privileges From Sexual Assault"


"No one wants to hear that you brought this on yourself," she said, while discussing her reaction to Will's piece. "No one wants to relive the experience or tell that story, when they haven't really had a chance to reflect. You can't really heal if people are telling you that it's your fault. But that's what Will did."

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Sendrow told Media Matters she received violent threats after the Philadelphia article was published. One threat said that she and the other women quoted in the story "deserved to be stoned." Others said "I should be raped again, or 'really' raped, that I was a slut, you know, using my sexual background to say I deserved it."

For Sendrow, most upsetting about Will's column was that "he was politicizing sexual assault, he's a conservative columnist, but why should sexual assault be political?" She criticized him for putting the term sexual assault in quotation marks, implying doubt in survivors' stories, and for using her personal story to "describe the experience of all survivors, and (making])it seem very small." She added, "it was mostly upsetting because I don't feel like survivors' voices were heard."

Will's full column, Sendrow said, made it feel "as if women don't have a voice. Anything bad that happens to a woman, it doesn't matter, because we're the ones who are at fault. And this is already what we're told every single day," she concluded. "We're raised all our lives to think this isn't an issue. But this is an issue. This is why people are triggered, this is why people have PTSD. People will go through their lives thinking rape culture isn't real."

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"What if (Will's) daughter -- I don't know if he has a daughter -- but would he say to her, that this didn't happen?" she asked. "If she came to him crying, or even not crying, but if she came to him and told him this story, would he just say it wasn't real?"

http://mediamatters.org/blog/2014/07/01/exclusive-the-sexual-assault-survivor-george-wi/199937

Happy Canada Day!!!

Here’s What Happens When Americans Try To Label The Country Of Canada

“Is Toronto a province?”


check this out:
http://www.buzzfeed.com/tanyachen/americans-fail-canada-again

Sen. Bernie Sanders criticized a “very troubling” Supreme Court ruling toda

From www.sanders.senate.gov:

Sen. Bernie Sanders criticized a “very troubling” Supreme Court ruling today that lets some business owners opt out of an Affordable Care Act requirement that they cover contraceptives for women workers.

“Bosses should not be able to impose their religious beliefs on their employees. This ruling is another attack on the rights of working people by the 5-4 conservative majority on the Supreme Court,” said Sanders.

“At a time when tens of millions of women use birth control, there is no valid reason to restrict a woman’s access to safe, widely-used preventive services simply because her employer does not approve of what should be her private medical decisions. This ruling undermines the government’s interest in providing women access to preventive health care, including contraceptive coverage,” Sanders said.

Sanders had joined a group of senators in a friend-of-the-court brief arguing that a religious freedom law did not extend rights to for-profit corporations.http://www.sanders.senate.gov/

Judge dismisses Zimmerman's lawsuit against NBC

Judge dismisses Zimmerman's lawsuit against NBC
By By Mike Schneider June 30, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge on Monday dismissed the defamation lawsuit filed by George Zimmerman against NBC and three reporters, saying the former neighborhood watch leader failed to show the network acted with malice.

Judge Debra Nelson said the malice standard was appropriate because Zimmerman became a public figure after he shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford in February 2012, generating a national conversation about race and self-defense laws.

Zimmerman was acquitted last year for Martin's shooting. He said he shot Martin in self-defense when the teenager attacked him. Martin was black. Zimmerman identifies himself as Hispanic.

MORE:
http://www.businessweek.com/ap/2014-06-30/judge-dismisses-zimmermans-lawsuit-against-nbc
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