WHAT WOULD YOU EXPECT FROM A COMMUNITY AGITATOR?
The New York Post is reporting that newly uncovered internal memos reveal the Obama administration knowingly exaggerated charges of racial discrimination in probes of Ally Bank and other defendants in the $900 billion car-lending business as part of a “racial justice” campaign. Well doesn’t this look like an Al Sharpton and Jessee Jackson race baiting shakedown? They would be proud. Hell, the mob would be proud. Then again, is Obama anything any different? This president has done more to harm race relations in this country. Imagine that, seeing that most misguided individuals voted for him to do just the opposite. SHAMEFUL, SIMPLY SHAMEFUL.
Newly uncovered internal memos reveal the Obama administration knowingly exaggerated charges of racial discrimination in probes of Ally Bank and other defendants in the $900 billion car-lending business as part of a “racial justice” campaign that’s looking more like a massive government extortion and shakedown operation.
So far, Obama’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has reached more than $220 million in settlements with several auto lenders since the agency launched its anti-discrimination crusade against the industry in 2013. Several other banks are under active investigation.
That’s despite the fact that the CFPB had no actual complaints of racial discrimination — it was all just based on half-baked statistics.
A confidential 23-page internal report detailing CFPB’s strategy for going after lenders shows why these companies are forking over millions of dollars in restitution and fines to the government despite denying any wrongdoing.
The high-level memo, sent by top CFPB civil-rights prosecutors to the bureau’s director and revealed by a House committee, admits their methods for proving discrimination were seriously flawed from the start and had little chance of holding up in court. Yet they figured they could muscle Ally, as well as future defendants, with threats and intimidation.
Let’s hope that America can survive the damage that has been inflicted upon it and its people during this terrible Obama presidency.
Posted February 8, 2016 by Scared Monkeys
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ITS TOO BAD THIS COMMANDER IN CHIEF DID NOT TAKE TERRORISM AS SERIOUS …
The Washington Times is reporting that the Pentagon is ordering its top commanders to incorporate climate change into virtually everything they do, from testing weapons to training troops to war planning to joint exercises with allies. Guess who they get their directive from? The directive, “Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience,” is in line with President Obama’s view that global warming is the country’s foremost national security threat. This fool cannot be replaced soon enough before he does any more damage to this country. Let’s hope it is not permanent.
Oh yes Mr. President, ISIS is the JV, but global warming is the United States greatest national security threat. Lord help us.
The Pentagon is ordering the top brass to incorporate climate change into virtually everything they do, from testing weapons to training troops to war planning to joint exercises with allies.
A new directive’s theme: The U.S. Armed Forces must show “resilience” and beat back the threat based on “actionable science.”
To four-star generals and admirals, among them the regional combatant commanders who plan and fight the nation’s wars, the directive tells them: “Incorporate climate change impacts into plans and operations and integrate DoD guidance and analysis in Combatant Command planning to address climate change-related risks and opportunities across the full range of military operations, including steady-state campaign planning and operations and contingency planning.”
Obama Lied Again: State Department Announces 18 Emails Exchanged Between Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama Will Be Withheld
FLASHBACK: DIDN’T OBAMA SAY HE NEVER NEW OF HILLARY’S PRIVATE EMAIL AND SERVER … State Department announced that 18 emails exchanged between Hillary Clinton and President Obama are going to be withheld.
The Liar in Chief strikes again … In the latest document dump of Hillary Clinton emails we not only learned that there were even more top secret emails on her private server, something that Hillary claimed did not exist, but we also learned that the State Department is withholding 18 emails between Clinton and President Barack Obama. Wait a minute, what do you mean there were 18 emails between Obama and Clinton? I thought Barack Obama back in March 2015 told CBS News, when this scandal hit, that he learned about this story at the same time as the rest of America did? When previously asked when he learned of the revelation of Hillary’s private emails to conduct work as his Secretary of State Obama’s response was, “The same time everybody else learned it through news reports.” LIAR!!! How exactly does one send emails as the President of the United States to his Secretary of State and not notice that the email address does not end in .gov? Yup, Obama kied again and knew all along that Hillary Clinton was using a private email to conduct government business and did nothing about it. More from the most transparent administration ever.
The liar in chief stated when he learned of Hillary Clinton’s use of emails outside the government system …
“The same time everybody else learned it through news reports.”
The State Department on Friday said for the first time that “top secret” material had been sent through Hillary Clinton’s private computer server, and that it would not make public 22 of her emails because they contained highly classified information.
The department announced that 18 emails exchanged between Mrs. Clinton and President Obama would also be withheld, citing the longstanding practice of preserving presidential communications for future release. The department’s spokesman, John Kirby, said that exchanges did not involve classified information.
The disclosure of the top secret emails, three days before Iowans vote in the first-in-the-nation caucuses, is certain to fuel the political debate over the unclassified computer server that Mrs. Clinton, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, kept in her home. The State Department released another set of her emails on Friday night in response to a Freedom of Information Act request.
Neither Mr. Kirby nor other officials would discuss the emails now being withheld, but the classified emails include those cited in a letter sent to the Senate on Jan. 14 by the inspector general of the nation’s intelligence agencies, I. Charles McCullough III.
Mr. McCullough wrote that “several dozen emails” contained classified information, including some now determined to contain information at the “top secret/S.A.P.” level. That designation refers to “special access programs,” which are among the government’s most closely guarded secrets.
Obama’s Secretary of State John Kerry Says … Funds From Iran Sanctions Relief Could End Up In Terrorists’ Hands
WELCOME TO THE NOT SO SAFE WORLD OF OBAMA IN WONDERLAND … REMEMBER WHEN A PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES PURPOSE WAS TO ACT IN THE BEST INTEREST OF WE THE PEOPLE, NOT THE MULLAHS OF IRAN?
Barack Obama White House and Secretary of State John Kerry both admit that some of the $100′s of billions of unfrozen Iranian assets could find its way to support terrorism. In other words, Barack Obama and John Kerry just negotiated a deal to fund terrorism against the United States. ARE YOU KIDDING ME? These same people will provide you with the twisted logic that the United States and its allies are now safer because of an Iranian nuclear deal, that most rational people know and understand that Iran will never keep its word, and having paid Iran billions, knowing that some of it will go to support and sponsor terrorism.
These people should be jailed for treason. They actually just admitted that they have funded terrorism. So if an individual person does it or is accused of it, they are arrested, thrown in jail, tried, founds guilty and imprisoned. But if Obama does it, he is hailed as a hero. Who is buying this BS?
“I’m not going to sit here and tell you that every component of that could be prevented, but I can tell you this, right now, we are not seeing the early delivery of funds going to that kind of endeavor at this point in time. I’m sure at some point some of it will, but that has never made the difference of what is happening there.”
“The only observation we’ve made on how they would spend the money is the observation from the secretary of state that it certainly seems possible, if not likely, that they will use some of those funds to support acts of terrorisms,” White House press secretary Josh Earnest added later in the day. “That possibility certainly exists.”
What a sick, twisted America we live in under the Obama regime. It took Barack Obama and his band of woefully ignorant and all too willing cronies to pay off Iran and the mullahs; however, the American hostages held in Iran got butkis as the State Department told us Wednesday the settlement isn’t connected to the claims of terrorism victims.
Ali Khamenei congratulated Iran’s diplomats on Tuesday for making the “front of arrogance and bullying”—that would be the U.S.—retreat. Iran’s Supreme Leader has good reason to be happy. Having preserved the core of his nuclear capabilities, his regime is now on the receiving end of a financial windfall.
Take the financial component of the nuclear accord that took formal effect on Saturday. In addition to lifting most sanctions and releasing more than $100 billion in frozen Iranian assets, the Obama Administration over the weekend agreed to pay the mullahs a separate $1.7 billion to settle an Iranian claim dating to the 1970s.
That amount includes a $400 million trust fund used by the Shah to purchase American arms before the 1979 Islamic Revolution, plus $1.3 billion in interest. You can argue whether the trust fund properly belongs to the regime that overthrew the Shah, but at least that $400 million was originally Iranian money.
The $1.3 billion interest payment will come from U.S. taxpayers, which U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry claims “was fixed at a reasonable rate of interest.” Maybe so, but it happens that $1.7 billion is also the amount at issue in a case brought by American victims of Iranian terrorism against the Central Bank of Iran. The plaintiffs include victims and survivors of the 1983 Beirut barracks bombing and the 1996 Khobar Towers bombing, among other Iranian-directed atrocities.
Yet President Obama and Mr. Kerry didn’t press for fair settlements for these victims as part of the nuclear deal and now seem to be pre-emptively reimbursing Tehran for its potential losses from the claims. The State Department told us Wednesday the settlement isn’t connected to the claims of terrorism victims.
Posted January 22, 2016 by Scared Monkeys
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Taya Kyle, Wife of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle,T Provides An Amazing and Strong Defense of Gun Rights (VIDEO)
Taya Kyle, Wife of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle stole the show at Barack Obama’s grab all the guns Town Hall …
Watch the VIDEO below from Barack Obama’s grab all the guns Town Hall and see Taya Kyle, the widow of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle school Obama on gun rights and the American people’s right to defense themselves and right to bear arms. SIMPLY AMAZING!!!
Taya Kyle, the widow of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle, who was shot and killed while helping fellow soldiers readjust to life back home, was the first audience member to be given the microphone, and her question really got to the heart of gun-rights advocates’ objections to Obama’s efforts.
“We’re at an all-time low for murder rate, but I think most of us in this country feel like it could happen at any moment,” she said. “It’s not necessarily that I think someone’s going to come take my gun from me, but I want the hope, the hope that I have the right to protect myself.”
Kyle cited declining national murder statistics and asked the president: “Why not celebrate where we are … celebrate that we’re good people, and 99.9 percent of us are never going to kill anyone?”
It wasn’t just the question – as composed and informed as it was – it was the person asking it. Kyle is the wife of a former U.S. Navy SEAL who is perhaps the most famous American military sharpshooter in history– not to mention a victim of gun violence himself.
FOX News Host Andrea Tantaros Responded to Obama’s Gun Control Tears … I Would Check the Podium for a Raw Onion or Some “No More Tears.”
HMM, WAS THERE AN ONION ON THE STAGE OR WAS IT JUST TEARS OF A CLOWN …
FOX News Host Andrea Tantaros responded to Barack Obama’s tears on gun control by saying, I would check that podium for a raw onion or some “No More Tears.” It’s not really believable. On Outnumbered, watch the VIDEO where all of the cast respond to Obama’s comments and his continued divisive nature. But once again in a time when Americans are fearful terrorism, want to defend themselves and respect the Bill of Rights of the U.S. Constitution while Obama mocks all who do not agree with his liberal agenda.
Really, after all this time, this lame duck president is making this an issue as if he cares?
FOX News host Andrea Tantaros responded to Obama’s tears today during his gun control push.
“This is how many years? Eight years, he’s almost at the end of his term. And you haven’t heard him go to Chicago and speak out about this issue and he is uniquely poised to do so. But everything he’s doing won’t solve that problem. So I would check that podium for a raw onion or some “No More Tears.” It’s not really believable.
So is FOX News going to suspend her too for making such a comment of the Obamamessiah?
Barack Obama Sheds a Tear During his Gun Control Speech While Trying to Tear Down the Second Amendment and the US Constitution
SO SORRY IF I DON’T TRUST THIS PRESIDENT WHO RAN ON “THEY CLING TO BIBLES AND GUNS” …
The liberal MSM is a flutter that Barack Obama teared up as he gave his speech on gun control in America and assaulted the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution. Is it possible that these are not crocodile tears from Obama, sure it is. However, none of his power grab ideas would have prevented any of the mass murders that he is referencing. Also, so sorry if I don’t believe the actions of a man who’s sole purpose is to take guns away from law-abiding citizens. But just curious, why didn’t Obama cry or shed a tear on so many other occasions where people died at the hands of his policies, like Fast & Furious where he armed the bad guys, or in San Bernadino, CA where his lax visa checks allowed a terrorist in the country or the continues release of criminals from prison who used guns in the commission of their crimes?
I think I like the comment at Michelle Malkin.com the best when it comes to Obama pretending to care and trying to be truthful with the American people when it comes to guns, “If you like your 2nd Amendment, you can keep it.”
Mr. Obama will clarify that existing laws require anyone making a living by selling guns to register as a licensed gun dealer and conduct background checks. White House officials said the president would note that criminal penalties already exist for violating those laws.
“We have to be very clear that this is not going to solve every violent crime in this country,” Mr. Obama said on Monday, ahead of a formal announcement on Tuesday. “It’s not going to prevent every mass shooting; it’s not going to keep every gun out of the hands of a criminal.”
Mr. Obama will hire more personnel to process background checks in a timely manner, direct officials to conduct more gun research, improve the information in the background check system, encourage more domestic violence prosecutions and order better tracking of lost guns. He will also make it easier for states to provide mental health information to the background check system, which could bar a gun sale.
But officials said it was impossible to predict whether the new directives would have made any difference in recent shootings, such as the one in San Bernardino, Calif.
IT WAS INEVITABLE … OBAMA IS COMING AFTER YOUR GUNS.
“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State,
the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” (Second Amendment)
Lame duck Barack Obama is looking to once again fundamentally transform America and directly attack the Second Amendment. CNN is to host a town hall meeting at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia where Obama will look to push gun control even though the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution states that Americans have the right to bear arms. Sorry, but I don’t trust a word this man says. So he wants to get rid of the guns that protect Americans, really? So then why are the guns not taken away that protect politicians? If Americans allow this to stand, it is the death of liberty. Please do not let this man destroy this country any more than he already has.
President Barack Obama is mounting a final-year push to make gun control part of his legacy despite Republican opposition and is expected to announce unilateral action soon.
He will join CNN’s Anderson Cooper Thursday for an exclusive one-hour live town hall on gun control at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, in hopes of mounting a final pitch to the public.
It’s an issue he has had zero success on so far in his presidency, despite his repeated, emotional appeals for change. Congress has remained a roadblock even in the face of widespread public support for Obama’s past calls for universal background checks or bolstered mental health support, with near uniform opposition from Republicans and a split on the issue among Democrats.
Obama will sit down with Cooper at 8 p.m. ET for the event, titled “Guns in America.” The event’s timing coincides with the fifth anniversary, next Friday, of the shooting of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Arizona, in a rampage that left six dead and 13 others wounded.
On January 4, President Obama will meet with Attorney General Loretta Lynch to finalize the executive gun controls expected to be announced next week.
During his first weekly radio address of 2016 Obama said:
A few months ago, I directed my team at the White House to look into any new actions I can take to help reduce gun violence. And on Monday, I’ll meet with our Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, to discuss our options.
Because I get too many letters from parents, and teachers, and kids, to sit around and do nothing. I get letters from responsible gun owners who grieve with us every time these tragedies happen; who share my belief that the Second Amendment guarantees a right to bear arms; and who share my belief we can protect that right while keeping an irresponsible, dangerous few from inflicting harm on a massive scale.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump told supporters Saturday that he will veto President Obama’s actions on guns if elected to the White House.
“The Second Amendment, it’s so great to me,” Trump said at a campaign rally in Biloxi, Miss.
“We’re not changing the Second Amendment.”
Trump said to loud cheers that there is an “assault” on the Second Amendment as Obama considers executive action on gun control.
“I will veto that. I will unsign that so fast,” Trump said.
NBC/WSJ Poll: Terror Fears Cause Obama’s Poll Numbers to Fall as Americans Realize He is Weak on Terrorism
AFTER 7 YEARS AMERICANS FINALLY REALIZE OBAMA IS ALL TALK AND NO ACTION ON TERRORISM …
According to a recent NBC/WSJ poll, Barack Obama’s job approval rating is down to 43%, while 51% disapprove. Making matters worse for Obama, Democrats and Hillary Clinton is that seven-in-10 Americans believe the country is headed in the wrong direction, the highest percentage here since Aug. 2014. Gee America, you are just figuring this out now?
Americans have been rattled by the recent terrorist act in San Bernardino, California and are suddenly realizing that Obama has been all talk and no action when it comes to terrorism. One might call him the JV Commander in chief. Well America, you have no one to blame but yourselves. Obama promised to transform America and he has transformed it into a less safe place thanks to his moronic and weak policies in dealing with terrorism. How’s that ISIS JV team working out for you Mr. President?
The recent terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, Calif., have vaulted terrorism and national security to become the American public’s top concern, and they’ve helped drive President Barack Obama’s job rating to 43 percent — its lowest level in more than a year, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
What’s more, seven-in-10 Americans believe the country is headed in the wrong direction — the highest percentage here since Aug. 2014.
And 71 percent say the shootings and random acts of violence that have taken place this year — from Charleston, S.C., Oregon and Colorado, to the terrorist shootings in San Bernardino, Calif. — are now are now a permanent part of American life.
“For most of 2015, the country’s mood, and thus the presidential election, was defined by anger and the unevenness of the economic recovery,” says Democratic pollster Fred Yang of Hart Research Associates, which conducted this survey with Republican pollster Bill McInturff of Public Opinion Strategies. “Now that has abruptly changed to fear.”
That kind focus on security and terrorism “is a very different campaign than the one we thought we’d be running,” McInturff adds, referring to the 2016 presidential race.
THIS IS WHAT WHEN ONE IDEOLOGUE COMMENTS ON ANOTHER … OBAMA NEVER MET A SOCIALIST HE DIDN’T LIKE.
The socialist in chief … Well Barack Obama promised if elected he would transform America, he never said whether that transformation was good for America. The Washington Examiner reports that during an interview with Yahoo.com, Obama referred to Raul Castro, the co-dictator of Cuba, as a pragmatist, not “an ideologue.” UNREAL. But what else would you expect to come from the lips of an ideologue. Obama promised in an exclusive interview with Yahoo News that he “very much” hopes to visit Cuba during his last year in office, but only if he can meet with pro-Democracy dissidents there.Oh sure Barack, I am sure the Castro boys will let the pro-Democracy dissidents out of jail for your visit and then throw them back in when you leave. GOOD GRIEF. The Cuban government ha made no concessions, yet that did not stop Obama from making diplomatic relations with a communist, oppressive regime. Who needs human rights, and I thought liberals cared about the people.
President Obama is hopefully planning a visit to Cuba and sees longtime co-dictator Raul Castro, who has taken over for ailing brother Fidel, as a pragmatist, not “an ideologue.”
In a newly released Yahoo interview, Obama said, “I am very much interested in going to Cuba, but I think the conditions have to be right.”
The president told correspondent Olivier Knox, “My hope is that sometime next year we look at the conditions there and we say, you know what? Now would be a good time to shine a light on progress that’s been made, but also maybe to nudge the Cuban government in a new direction.”