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A national security staffer in the Obama administration said the president has been seeing 'highly accurate predictions' about the rise of the ISIS terror army since 'before the 2012 election' despite insisted in his campaign speeches that year that America was safe and al-Qaeda was 'on the run.'
Also, during the Sunday softball interview by Steve Kroft on 60 Minutes the president said that his Director of National Intelligence had conceded he [James Clapper] underestimated ISIS.
The aide said Obama knew what was at stake and ‘he knew where all the moving pieces were.'
Obama takes daily intelligence briefings in writing, he explained, because no one will be able to testify about warning the president in person about threats that the White House doesn't act on.
The Northeast, once the nation’s political engine that produced presidents, House speakers and Senate giants including the late Edward M. Kennedy (pictured), is losing clout in Washington as citizens flee the high-tax region, according to experts worried about the trend.
The Census Bureau reports that population growth has shifted to the South and the result is that the 11 states that make up the Northeast are being bled dry of representation in Washington.
Political analysts point to rising taxes in states such as Massachusetts and Connecticut for limiting population growth in the Northeast to just 15 percent from 1983 to 2013, while the rest of the nation grew more than 41 percent.
The biggest impact comes in the loss of congressional representation.
This is one of the most dramatic demographic shifts in American history. This migration is shifting the power center of America right before our very eyes.
The Wall Street CheatSheet described the SSR as part hot rod, part pickup truck and said the vehicle fell into a wide range of definitions and represented one of the most peculiar models made by GM at the time.
The CheatSheet also said the SSR one of the 12 most embarrassing cars of the decade.
We thought it was rather cute but what do we know?
All three major election forecasting models saw an uptick in the likelihood of Republicans winning the six seats they need to retake the Senate majority over the past week, movement largely due to the party's strengthened chances in Alaska, Colorado and Iowa.
The Atlantic report at the link below began with this indictment:"All 14 questions the award-winning correspondent [Steve Kroft] posed in his recent sit-down were glaringly flawed. Even Jon Stewart is more hard-hitting.”
On 60 Minutes, the news-magazine show that prides itself on "hard-hitting" investigations and interviews, correspondent Steve Kroft (pictured), who has won most of the highest awards in his industry, has just broadcast another softball interview with the most powerful man in the world, a performance that ought to earn him a rebuke from his peers in the news business but almost certainly won't.
His CBS bio page proudly touts his unparalleled access to President Obama: He scored the first post-election sit down after Election 2008, another exclusive following the killing of Osama bin Laden, and a third sit-down as the president kicked off his reelection campaign.
Alert for users of Unix-based operating systems including Linux and Apple’s Mac OS X.
A newly discovered security bug in a widely used piece of Linux software, known as “Bash,” could pose a bigger threat to computer users than the “Heartbleed” bug that surfaced in April.
Bash is the software used to control the command prompt on many Unix computers. Hackers can exploit a bug in Bash to take complete control of a targeted system, security experts said.
The Department of Homeland Security’s United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team, or US-CERT, issued an alert saying the vulnerability affected Unix-based operating systems including Linux and Apple’s Mac OS X.
Alaa, an ambulance driver, spends about $4 on meat everyday to feed about 150 abandoned cats in Masaken Hanano, a neigbourhood in Aleppo, Syria that has been abandoned because of shelling from forces loyal to Syria's president Bashar Al-Assad.
Alaa said that he has been feeding and taking care of the cats for over 2 months.