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HILLARY re : 47 Traitors: 'Either trying to be helpful to Iranians or harmful to Commander-in-Chief'

WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton on Tuesday addressed the growing controversy over a letter that Senate Republicans wrote to Iranian leaders, which critics are calling a partisan move to scuttle White House negotiations with a foreign government.

"A recent letter from Republican senators was out of step with the best traditions of American leadership, and one has to ask, what was the purpose of this letter?" Clinton said at a press conference at the U.N. in New York.

"Either these senators were trying to be helpful to the Iranians or harmful to commander-in-chief in middle of high stakes international diplomacy," the likely 2016 presidential candidate added, arguing that the move discredited the letter's signatories.

The letter, signed by forty-seven Republican senators, sparked a firestorm earlier this week by suggesting that any deal reached with the Obama administration over Iran's nuclear program would not be constitutionally binding, since a future president or Congress could take steps to revoke the agreement. Democrats have condemned the move as an attempt to subvert President Barack Obama's powers on the world stage, with Vice President Joe Biden even calling the letter "beneath the dignity of an institution I revere."


File charges against the 47 U.S. Senators in violation of The Logan Act in attempting to undermine a nuclear agreement.

Rick Perry Admits - He Would Be Proud & Honored To Be A Traitor Too.

I would be proud and honored to sign the letter @SenTomCotton has put forward on Iran. http://on.fb.me/188Nx52


Luckovich: The GOP Have Obama's Back


For GOP, Obstruction Becomes Treason.


Immediately After Launching Effort To Scuttle Iran Deal-Sen Cotton Meets With Defense Contractors

In an open letter organized by freshman Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., 47 Senate Republicans today warned the leaders of Iran that any nuclear deal reached with President Barack Obama could expire as soon as he leaves office.

Tomorrow, 24 hours later, Cotton will appear at an “Off the Record and strictly Non-Attribution” event with the National Defense Industrial Association, a lobbying and professional group for defense contractors.

The NDIA is composed of executives from major military businesses such as Northrop Grumman, L-3 Communications, ManTech International, Boeing, Oshkosh Defense and Booz Allen Hamilton, among other firms.

Cotton strongly advocates higher defense spending and a more aggressive foreign policy. As The New Republic’s David Ramsey noted, “Pick a topic — Syria, Iran, Russia, ISIS, drones, NSA snooping — and Cotton can be found at the hawkish outer edge of the debate…During his senate campaign, he told a tele-townhall that ISIS and Mexican drug cartels joining forces to attack Arkansas was an ‘urgent problem.'”


Dan Pfeiffer’s Exit Interview: How the White House Learned to Be Liberal

March 9, 2015 By Taegan Goddard
Jonathan Chait has a great exit interview with White House adviser Dan Pfeiffer:

“The original premise of Obama’s first presidential campaign was that he could reason with Republicans—or else, by staking out obviously reasonable stances, force them to moderate or be exposed as extreme and unyielding. It took years for the White House to conclude that this was false… If you had to pinpoint the moment this worldview began to crystallize, it would probably be around the first debt-ceiling showdown, in 2011, when Obama tried repeatedly and desperately to cut a budget deal with House Speaker John Boehner only to realize, eventually, that Boehner did not have the power to negotiate. The administration has now decided that in many cases, even adversarial bargaining fails because the Republican leadership is not capable of planning tactically.”

Explained Pfeiffer: “You have to be careful not to presume a lot of strategy for this group. I’ve always believed that the fundamental, driving strategic ethos of the Republican House leadership has been, What do we do to get through the next caucus or conference without getting yelled at? We should never assume they have a long game. We used to spend a lot of time thinking that maybe Boehner is saying this to get himself some more room. And it’s like, no, that’s not actually the case. Usually he’s just saying it because he just said it or it’s the easiest thing to solve his immediate problem.”


Garbage man jailed for 30 days because he came to work too EARLY & annoyed wealthy Atlanta residents

Kevin McGill, 48, violated ordinance banning trash collection before 7am
He will spend this weekend and the next 13 in jail after receiving 30 days
McGill had no lawyer when he went to Sandy Springs, Georgia, courthouse
'Company representative accompanied him' and expected up to $1000 fine
Father of two and new attorney have filed motion to withdraw guilty plea
Residents called 9-1-1 when they heard early garbage pickup services
Suburb has privatized almost all of its services, including court system

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2984054/Garbage-man-thrown-jail-30-days-getting-work-early-annoying-residents-wealthy-Atlanta-suburb-houses-professional-athletes-rap-star.html#ixzz3TuFHJLuJ
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A garbage collector outside Atlanta has been sentence to 30 days in prison for start his work too early.
Kevin McGill, 48, who works for Waste Management Inc, took a guilty plea deal after violating an ordinance in Sandy Springs, north of Atlanta, that bans collections before 7am.

He turned 48 on Friday, but reported to a local jail at 6pm after being allowed to serve his time on the weekends so he can still work collecting wealthy residents' trash so he can support his wife and two children.

The bin collector didn't have a lawyer when he was sentenced and has filed a motion to withdraw his plea, McGill's new attorney Kimberly Bandoh told Daily Mail Online.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2984054/Garbage-man-thrown-jail-30-days-getting-work-early-annoying-residents-wealthy-Atlanta-suburb-houses-professional-athletes-rap-star.html#ixzz3TuF7cX6k
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Luckovich draws Selma

Colin Powell Has A Pretty Good Suggestion For Fixing Voter ID Laws: "YOU VOTE THEM OUT"

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell on Sunday said that black voters should vote lawmakers who support voter ID restrictions out of office.

Powell, who served as secretary of state under George W. Bush, said that he was troubled by the voter ID laws, but that that they were "hurdles that we can get over."

"What I say to my friends in the African-American community, is whatever those states do, you meet the standards and then you make sure you register," Powell said during an interview on ABC's "This Week." "You make sure you vote. You make sure you vote for the people who tried to put these barriers, these hurdles in your way and then you vote them out."

According to an analysis by the Government Accountability Office released last year, tougher voter ID laws most reduce turnout among black and younger voters. Republicans have pushed the voter ID laws as a way to reduce voter fraud, but critics say the restrictions are just an excuse for Republicans to reduce Democratic turnout.

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