Your Tax Dollars Are Funding a Database of Political Tweets, 'Misinformation'

Robby Soave Reason.com 8/25/2014

The federal government is sponsoring a creepy social media research project: The aim is to produce a database of politically disfavored tweets, misinformation, and “other social pollution.” The grant for the project—made by the National Science Foundation to Indiana University—was discovered by The Washington Free Beacon’s Elizabeth Harrington, who writes:

The […]

‘Ms. Lerner’s mistreatment of conservative groups was driven by her personal hostility toward conservatives’

New Emails Show Lois Lerner Called Some Conservatives ‘A**holes’

Pete Kasperowicz The Blaze 7/30/2014

New emails uncovered by the House Ways and Means Committee indicate that former IRS employee Lois Lerner has a strong dislike of some conservatives, and at one point called them “assholes” in an email exchange.

The committee released an email Lerner […]

Organizing for Action caught selling access to Obama officials

Thomas Lifson American Thinker 3/5/2014

This is a major scandal, involving Organizing for Action, formerly known as Obama for America, and still found on the web at barackobama.com. It involves a top fundraiser caught red-handed trying to sell access to top officials in return for a $100,000 donation. Via Jammie Wearing Fools, we find that […]

Senators to Host Climate Change Slumber Party

Matt Vespa CNSNews 2/16/2014

A group of U.S. Senators is planning a slumber party to discuss climate change. So, bring your sleeping bags, pillows, and blankets because Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D- Rhode Island) told activists at Organizing for Action that these plans are a go! …

…Whitehouse said on the call that the event would […]

'Not even a smidgen of corruption'

Michael Ramirez Investors.com 2/10/2014

 

 

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Related: Video: ‘Not even a smidgen of corruption’: Obama downplays IRS, other scandals

President Obama, in an interview with Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly, tried to put behind him the scandals that have hung over his second term, suggesting his administration […]

Panelist at Podesta Think Tank on Common Core: 'The Children Belong to All of Us'

Penny Starr CNSNews 2/3/2014

In addressing criticism of the Common Core national education standards, a panelist at the Center for American Progress (CAP), a liberal think tank, said critics were a “tiny minority” who opposed standards altogether, which was unfair because “the children belong to all of us.”

The CAP was founded by John Podesta, […]