Politics

Update: Secret Service Scandal Was Over Prostitute Who Wanted Her $47

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KultureKritic reported yesterday that 11 Secret Service agents were sent home to the U.S. from Colombia on the same day as President Obama’s arrival in the country for their alleged involvement with prostitutes Now new information has emerged which puts the number of agents involved in the scandal at more than 20. “I expect that investigation to be thorough, and ...

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Romney Overheard: Wants to Cut Education, Housing Department

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Willard “Mitt” Romney said during a fundraiser that he plans to combine, or if possible, eliminate more than one federal department.  “I’m going to take a lot of departments in Washington, and agencies, and combine them,” Romney said, according to NBC. “Some eliminate, but I’m probably not going to lay out just exactly which ones are going to go.” Specifically, ...

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Dr. Boyce: Is Mitt Romney’s Spouse a Basketball Wife?

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Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has made quite a bit of money throughout his career, but I wonder if he is missing a significant income-generating opportunity for his family.  Mitt’s wife, Ann, a stay-at-home mom who benefits tremendously from her husband’s success, would probably be a great candidate for the TV show, “Basketball Wives.” By definition, a Basketball Wife is ...

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Latin America Rebels Against Obama Over Cuba

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In 2009, President Obama was treated like a rock star when he arrived at the Summit of the Americas shortly after taking office. This time, however, Obama has been raked over the coals by Latin American countries, like Brazil and others, over America’s monetary policy and sanctions on Cuba. Because of America’s coolness toward Cuba, the heads of state at ...

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Bill Cosby Speaks Against Those Who Hate Obama

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Bill Cosby has been on the warpath as of late.  After speaking loudly gun control after the Trayvon Martin shooting, Cosby has spoken up against those who’ve engaged in unfair attacks on the president.  On CNN’s State of the Union with Candy Crowley, Cosby made these remarks:   CROWLEY: I wanted to talk to you a little bit about politics ...

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Yvette Carnell: Did the Secret Service Put President Obama’s Life in Danger?

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by Yvette Carnell, KultureKritic.com After news broke that 11 Secret Service agents had been placed on leave for misconduct and flown back to the U.S., the White House was quick to insist that no security breaches occurred. But considering that 1)  two of the agents sent back home for inappropriate behavior, allegedly involving prostitutes, were supervisors 2) they were all ...

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Pres. Obama Pays a Lower Tax Rate Than His Secretary

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The White House said Friday that President Obama has a lower effective tax rate than his secretary. “The president’s secretary pays a slightly higher rate this year than the president on her substantially lower income,” White House spokeswoman Amy Brundage told CNNMoney. The president’s secretary is Anita J. Breckenridge, and according to White House disclosure forms, the “personal aide to ...

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Nearly Two Dozen Arrested Protesting Closure of Mental Health Clinics in Chicago

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Police arrested nearly two dozen protesters who barricaded themselves inside the Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic to protest its closing. The Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic, in South Side Chicago, is one of six clinics Mayor Rahm Emmanuel has slated for closure as a way to cut spending. Protesters locked themselves inside the building by chaining doors shut and erecting barricades late ...

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President Obama’s Tax Return Shows He Earned $789,674, Paid 20.5% in Tax

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President Obama’s tax return reveals he and wife, Michelle Obama, reported an adjusted gross income of $789,674 in 2011 and paid slightly more than 20 percent of their income in federal taxes. The numbers were released today along with those of Vice President Biden. Mr. and Mrs. Obama paid $162,074 in income taxes, an effective tax rate of 20.5 percent. ...

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Reporter Confronts President Obama About ‘Jetsetting’ Vacations [Video]

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KMOV reporter Larry Conners confronted President Obama about the First Family “jetsetting around” while the rest of the country is in suffers through the recession. During the tense exchange, Conners asked: “The economy is a big issue and concern for folks. I mean, the unemployment, trying to make ends meet, gas prices, food prices going up. Some of our viewers ...

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