Saturday, December 26, 2015
‘Four Times Greater Than Solyndra’: DOE Drops 1,200 Pages Of Heavily Redacted Docs On Green Energy Loans
‘Four Times Greater Than Solyndra’: DOE Drops 1,200 Pages Of Heavily Redacted Docs On Green Energy Loans https://t.co/erauojliH2— Fox Nation (@foxnation) December 26, 2015
Gowdy to campaign for Rubio in Iowa https://t.co/HNji42uWsn— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) December 26, 2015
Muslim barred from visiting Disneyland listed THIS as his job on Facebook: ‘supervisor at Taliban and leader at al-Qaeda’.
◼ With Donald Trump proposing a ban on Muslims entering the UK, the left is desperate for sob stories like this. Except this one backfired rather quickly, as the Daily Mail reported: - The Analytical Economist/Allen West
However, it has since emerged that a Facebook page claiming links to radical Islamist groups was set up by someone who has lived at the family’s postal address, according to ITV News.Ed Straker at The American Thinker pointed out that the Facebook account in question also posted a photo of an FBI logo with the phrase “Federal Bureau of Islam” underneath it. It seems unlikely that someone would be oblivious to a hacker uploading photos on their Facebook account.
The account, which includes information suggesting it may have been published as a joke, was in the name of Hamza Hussain – a first name shared by Mr Mahmood’s 18-year-old son. It reportedly lists the job titles ‘supervisor at Taliban and leader at al-Qaeda’.
When asked about the account, Mr Mahmood believed hackers may have been to blame, adding: ‘That could be anything, maybe a mistake.’
...It has also been suggested the move by US authorities could be due to Mr Mahmood’s brother having been refused entry to Israel eight years ago, but no official explanation has been given by the US Embassy.
That’s not the only suspicious thing about Mahmood’s family, as reported by Breitbart:
It has now been revealed that his relative in California, Muhammad Mahmood, prayed at the same mosque as U.S.-born terrorist Syed Farook and his Pakistani born wife Tashfeen – believed to be the Tablighi Jamaat-run Dar Al Uloom Islamiyah mosque....
Bowe Bergdahl reveals in new "Serial" podcast that Taliban wanted to know if Obama is "gay" https://t.co/i0AZ5q3cd4— TheBlaze (@theblaze) December 26, 2015
Maybe The Donald is that good https://t.co/yxSMZFdZJa— Don Surber (@donsurber) December 26, 2015
Maybe the other candidates aren't that good https://t.co/b6CoXzsKOb— Don Surber (@donsurber) December 26, 2015
I can’t believe this will be my last President’s Message. The past two years have gone by so quickly but they have been two of the most memorable years of my life. I have had the opportunity to travel across California speaking to so many outstanding clubs and making so any new wonderful friends. It has been a privilege to serve as your CFRW President these past two years.
Our theme has been Working Together to Make a Difference and I have been so pleased to see so many of our clubs working together. That is the only way we can be successful in electing our Republican candidates and also the only way we can grow our clubs. We are a very unique organization and we need to remember we are not only a political organization, we are also a sisterhood and we are here to help each other and work with each other. What ever we do we work hard for the success of our clubs, our Federation, California and America, not our own personal power!
I want to thank each of our hard working Executive Committee members and Board of Directors. Without your support we would not have been successful these past two years. We had informative and exciting Board of Directors meetings, workshops and a very successful Biennial Convention. We are so proud of all the clubs and members who donated to our CFRW Project, the All- Terrain Track Chair Project. When we first decided to have a CFRW Project we thought it might take us two years to donate one chair but with your help we were able to donate two chairs and we are hoping to do one more chair next year. Our clubs helped to stop the super majority in Sacramento and elected more Republicans in 2014, our membership outreach chairs continue to engage more Republican women from different backgrounds so CFRW can represent the great diversity that is California. We were thrilled that two of our nominees won NFRW Awards, one for the Dorothy Kabis Internship and one for the Betty Rendel Scholarship. Thanks to all of your hard work CFRW was also very successful at the NFRW Biennial Convention winning the Outstanding State Campaign Award, the Campaign Volunteer Award for our 265,466 volunteer hours and once again we are a State of Excellence. I had the privilege to be one of the five finalists for the 2015 Ronald Reagan Leadership Award. Over the past two years we had more members attending the NFRW Board of Directors meetings and we also had many more members and guests attending the Convention in Phoenix.
I was thrilled to be asked to serve as the NFRW Membership Committee Chair by NFRW President elect Carrie Almond and I am excited about helping our clubs continue to grow.
I want to congratulate all the 2016-2017 Executive Committee Officers and wish them all the very best! I know President Elect Shirley Mark will do an outstanding job as President and I am looking forward to two very successful and exciting years.
Without the support and encouragement from so many members I would never have had the privilege to serve as your CFRW President . Thank you for all you have done the past two years to make CFRW an even stronger organization.
Best Wishes to you and your family: A Very Merry Christmas & A Very Happy, Healthy and Blessed New Year
Thank you for all you do,
MEMBERSHIP IS THE HEARTBEAT OF EVERY CLUB…………
Over the past two years I have submitted an addition to our “Capitol Update” spotlighting clubs from the three divisions that have been successful in recruiting and maintaining their memberships. We are fortunate to have strong leaders that have led their clubs to achieve above and beyond their goals. Thank you to all the president s from CFRW who sent me articles that I could use in the “Spotlight A Club” It is a great advantage to have this sharing of ideas and tools to grow a successful club Thank you ladies of CFRW.
Congratulations to the following clubs from southern, central and northern divisions that will receive “Break Your Record” vinyl records to literally break at our CFRW Conference, February 26-28, at Rancho Cordova in Sacramento. It is important that all clubs winning awards be there to break some vinyl records and accept their awards.
SOUTHERN DIVISION: Asian American, Carlsbad, Channel Islands RWF, Chula Vista- Bonita, Conejo Valley, Costa Mesa, Diamond Bar, East Pasadena, East Valley, Encino Oaks, Escondido, Garden Grove, Grand Terrace, Hemet/Jacinto Valley, Hi Desert, Intermountain, La Habra, Lakeside, Long Beach, Navajo Canyon, North Los Angeles, Oceanside, Orange, Pat Nixon, Puente Hills, Rancho La Habra, Rancho Mirage, Resenda/Tarzana, Riverside, Rossmoor-Los Alamitos, San Clemente Area, San Fernando Valley, Santa Barbara RWF, Santa Monica, Seal Beach, Simi Valley, Temecula Valley, Thousand Oaks, Tustin Area, Valley Center, Westlake Village, Woodland Hills.
NORTHERN DIVISION: Auburn Area, East Contra Costa, Georgetown Divide, Glen county, Humboldt, Marin, Monterey Peninsula, Napa Vintage, Nevada County, Nob Hill, Novato, Oroville, Piedmont Area, Sacramento, Silicon Valley, Siskiyou County, Sonoma, South Lake Tahoe, Tehama County, Tule Basin, West Valley.
CENTRAL DIVISION: Alta Division, Atascadero, Bakersfield, Blossom Trail, Delta Central, Estero Bay, Fresno County and City, Inyo County, Madera, Merced County, Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo, Southeastern Tulare County, Tulare, Visalia.
I value the friendships that I have gained during the years that I have been in the federation, and look forward to working with you in the future. It has been a rewarding experience serving as your CFRW Membership Promotion Chair for 2014-2015. I will still be available to speak at your club and help you with membership campaigns.
Thank you CFRW President Roseann Slonsky-Breault for allowing me to be the Membership Promotion Chair. I will treasure my experience. I am grateful.
Wishing you all the best for 2016!
Gaylon Kastner-CFRW membership Promotion Chair 2014-2015
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Hundreds of millions of your tax $ went to an Afghan Air force that never got off the ground. Watch Sunday on @FullMeasureNews
Hundreds of millions of your tax $ went to an Afghan Air force that never got off the ground. Watch Sunday on @FullMeasureNews— Sharyl Attkisson (@SharylAttkisson) December 25, 2015
Democrats Panicking Over ‘Political Bomb’ Set Off by Homeland Security Taking Big Immigration Action https://t.co/x8cQwG9sEF— Independent Journal (@INJO) December 25, 2015
Friday, December 25, 2015
From our family to yours. pic.twitter.com/XxfBnD5EHh— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) December 25, 2015
Merry Christmas, and best wishes for a blessed New Year. pic.twitter.com/9I8WRACVJo— Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) December 25, 2015
Merry Christmas to all. Have a great day and have a really amazing year. Together, we will MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN! It will be done!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 25, 2015
Thank you to all the amazing people from across the country who sent me Christmas cards. Merry Christmas everyone! pic.twitter.com/GRjNXyPzYc— Dr. Ben Carson (@RealBenCarson) December 25, 2015
Wishing a special Merry Christmas to all of our service men & women protecting our nation who are unable to be with their families tonight.— Dr. Ben Carson (@RealBenCarson) December 26, 2015
I wanted to take a moment to wish you all a Merry Christmas. pic.twitter.com/zPtZX40Mha— Carly Fiorina (@CarlyFiorina) December 24, 2015
A behind-the-scenes look at the making of our family Christmas card this year: https://t.co/hxSd2cbX8h— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) December 24, 2015
Merry Christmas to our troops & their families who are thousands of miles apart. Thank you for keeping us safe. pic.twitter.com/27nT9GDehC— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) December 25, 2015
Thursday, December 24, 2015
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
RESPECT: 16000 Kurdish WOMEN stayed behind to fight ISIS, While millions of fighting age Syrian/Iraqi men fled to EU
RESPECT: 16000 Kurdish WOMEN stayed behind to fight ISIS, While millions of fighting age Syrian/Iraqi men fled to EU pic.twitter.com/SsWK84oUth— Israel News Flash (@ILNewsFlash) November 30, 2015
"You don’t train someone for all of those years of medical school and residency, particularly people who want to help others optimize their physical and psychological health, and then have them run a claims-processing operation for insurance companies.”
I’d just like you to imagine for a moment what would have unfolded if a political cartoonist had drawn Obama’s girls as monkeys.— Ben Howe (@BenHowe) December 23, 2015
WaPo Cartoonist Depicts Cruz Kids as Monkeys. Media Blame Cruz. | Daily Wire https://t.co/AjrD51Z1GW— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) December 23, 2015
Today's column at The Fiscal Times takes on the Washington Post, and the use of kids as surrogate targets in... https://t.co/OBi3NQ2Lqo— Ed Morrissey (@EdMorrissey) December 23, 2015
Washington Post pulls cartoon of Cruz daughters as monkeys after outcry https://t.co/iBatzGi7VZ— The Sacramento Bee (@sacbee_news) December 23, 2015
Cruz monkey cartoon – Make liberal media live by its own rules https://t.co/vdtgwLl3Q4— Legal Insurrection (@LegInsurrection) December 23, 2015
This right here is the answer to Bernie Sanders' view that capitalism creates too many types of deodorant.
This right here is the answer to Bernie Sanders' view that capitalism creates too many types of deodorant. https://t.co/KhqNiXQwqw— Dan McLaughlin (@baseballcrank) December 22, 2015
Wait–Did Hillary Just Say Obamacare Hurts Workers? - The war room at the Republican National Committee found th... https://t.co/okyAEDLOAA— Townhall.com (@townhallcom) December 23, 2015
The war room at the Republican National Committee found this interesting exchange between Hillary Clinton and a voter at a campaign event in Iowa City December 16, where the former first lady seems to admit that Obamacare is partially to blame for creating scores of part-time employees. In other words, President Obama’s signature domestic achievement is hurting businesses and workers.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Bottom line : @HillaryClinton brought up a video about @realDonaldTrump. That video doesn't exist. @HillaryClinton lied. End of story.
Hillary Lies About ISIS Using Trump Video to Recruit. But So What? She's Hillary! | Daily Wire https://t.co/om7K1x8mf1— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) December 21, 2015
ISIS didn’t need Trump to recruit and grow, it had the Obama-Clinton foreign policy https://t.co/va52yDsYwz— Legal Insurrection (@LegInsurrection) December 23, 2015
Student Loan Subsidies Cause Almost All of the Increase in Tuition | Foundation for Economic Education https://t.co/9Occsnsufu— College Republicans (@CRNC) December 22, 2015
Iranian hackers infiltrated the control system of a small dam less than 20 miles from New York City two years ago, sparking concerns that reached to the White House, according to former and current U.S. officials and experts familiar with the previously undisclosed incident.
The breach came amid attacks by hackers linked to Iran’s government against the websites of U.S. banks, and just a few years after American spies had damaged an Iranian nuclear facility with a sophisticated computer worm called Stuxnet. In October 2012, then-Defense Secretary Leon Panetta called out Iran’s hacking, prompting fears of cyberwar.
The still-classified dam intrusion illustrates a top concern for U.S. officials as they enter an age of digital state-on-state conflict. America’s power grid, factories, pipelines, bridges and dams—all prime targets for digital armies—are sitting largely unprotected on the Internet. And, unlike in a traditional war, it is sometimes difficult to know whether or where an opponent has struck. In the case of the dam hack, federal investigators initially thought the target might have been a much larger dam in Oregon....
Monday, December 21, 2015
Then, the backlash:
Shortest day of the year: When is winter solstice 2015 and why is it a day later this year? https://t.co/7eVVkpAyda— Neil (@nizzlesquizzle) December 21, 2015
This Week's Night Sky: Winter Solstice and a Christmas Moon https://t.co/LofB7zBIBi— Nat Geo Channel (@NatGeoChannel) December 22, 2015
Tonight marks the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. What does it really mean? https://t.co/UII9PabBkq— National Geographic (@NatGeo) December 21, 2015
Marco Rubio is only Republican who leads Clinton nationally, 44/43. Ben Carson also ties her at 45: https://t.co/vdDKROIVQN— PublicPolicyPolling (@ppppolls) December 21, 2015
There are stunning shifts in the responses among Democrats: 45 percent favor banning Muslims if Trump’s name is not mentioned, yet when the plan is identified as Trump’s, support drops to 25 percent.
Among Republicans, views hold steady: 71 percent favor it when attributed to Trump vs. 72 percent for the generic proposal.”
Only Republican voters actually bothered to think independently of Party lines, supporting the plan regardless of if they knew whose idea it was.
Democrats on the other hand were split on the issue. It seems like they don’t actually mind the policy, they just don’t like Trump.
"It's not my time." Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is dropping out of the Republican presidential race.
Breaking News: GOP candidate Lindsey Graham is suspending his campaign for president. pic.twitter.com/JDPOu7DgVg— Fox News (@FoxNews) December 21, 2015
Senator Lindsey Graham has dropped out of the 2016 presidential race. Watch his video announcement here: https://t.co/fMQBbtBd0M— Bloomberg Business (@business) December 21, 2015
"I was hoping not to have to make this call, but I think the time has come for me to suspend my campaign" https://t.co/3l8rEOFubq— POLITICO 2016 (@politico2016) December 21, 2015
Senator Lindsey Graham ended his presidential campaign on Monday, saying that “this is not my time” https://t.co/ZB3EtMdz99— The New York Times (@nytimes) December 21, 2015
Where does the 0% of Lindsey Graham support go? We'll analyze today on @OutnumberedFNC— Andrea Tantaros (@AndreaTantaros) December 21, 2015
'Was he running?' Lindsey Graham's exit from presidential race stuns many https://t.co/6H1xxLV5Ut— TwitchyTeam (@TwitchyTeam) December 21, 2015
Genius of Cruz's immigration plan is it uses a few tweaks to existing law to virtually ensure self-deportation beyond visa overstay deportation.
Genius of Cruz's imm plan is it uses a few tweaks to existing law to virtually ensure self-deportation beyond visa overstay deportation.— proteinwisdom (@proteinwisdom) December 20, 2015
Sunday, December 20, 2015
Despite the best efforts of the Democratic National Committee, news broke out of the three-way debate in New Hampshire Saturday night.
Even up against a couple of tomato can opponents in Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton could not prevent herself from making two major, unforced errors.
The first came with Clinton's astonishing declaration that "We are now where we finally need to be in the fight against ISIS."...
Hillary's bear hug of her own Libyan fiasco as the country erupts in explosion after explosion of refugees and terrorists signals that she is clueless about the electorate's assessment of President Obama's and her foreign policy — from her "Russian reset" button to the Egyptian dizziness to the Benghazi fail and subsequent descent of the country into Islamic State Land 2.0.
Even more astonishing was Hillary's pure invention of yet another false video narrative — this time of a non-existent video of Donald Trump talking about Islam and Muslims. Hillary declared during the debate that Islamists were using it to recruit new radicals.
That "video" doesn't exist. Fact checkers from both the Washington Post and New York Times concluded Hillary's statement was a lie. A. Lie. But she couldn't help herself. On a national stage in a staged exhibition of a pretend debate she still was compelled to lie. Astonishing.
As was her campaign chairman John Podesta's resolute "I stand by it" on "Meet the Press" Sunday morning when Chuck Todd pressed him on the obvious falsehood told by his candidate. The first rule of holes — When you're in one, stop digging! — does not exist in Clintonworld. They just keep digging and digging deeper even when they don't have to. Even when to do so reinforces the central worry that voters have about Hillary: That she cannot be trusted.
So Hillary in a single performance drew attention to her biggest policy failure and her biggest character flaw — by lying about a non-existent video even as she pretends Libya is something other than an Islamic State playground.
A lie doesn't become truth, wrong doesn't become right & evil doesn't become good, just because it's accepted by a majority
Hillary Lies About ISIS Using Trump Video to Recruit. But So What? She's Hillary! | Daily Wire https://t.co/om7K1x8mf1— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) December 21, 2015
Humboldt wasn’t just a prescient proto-environmentalist whose work happened to inspire emotion; he was a thinker who believed nature and imagination are inseparable. At a time when other scientists were searching for universal laws to understand nature, Humboldt insisted that “nature must be experienced through feeling.” Those who wanted to understand the world only through reason, Humboldt wrote in 1810 to Germany’s most celebrated poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, “will never get close to it.” Humboldt wanted to excite a “love of nature.” Nature, he explained, had to be described with scientific accuracy but without being “deprived thereby of the vivifying breath of imagination.”
As I have been saying. Only the beginning: "ISIS Suspects Arrested in Turkey, 150 European Passports Seized." https://t.co/55NWoy7OHG— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 18, 2015
New Zealand cartoonist Tom Scott nails the only agreement at Paris on climate. pic.twitter.com/YtF9X5vZY7— Steve Milloy (@JunkScience) December 14, 2015
Who would Hillary Clinton be in Star Wars? My toon: https://t.co/v5GRvMB7DC— Nate Beeler (@natebeeler) December 15, 2015