Mother of Five: Obamacare Jeopardizing My Family’s Financial Future

Getting hate mail, called ‘lying bitch’ by Obamacare supporters
Americans for Prosperity

A Michigan mother of five says that the crushing new costs associated with Obamacare have imperiled her family’s financial future and will burden the household with thousands of dollars in unexpected expenses.

Ahmadinejad Urges Iranians to
‘Raise the Flag of Martyrs
Over the White House’

Former Iranian president back on public stage in rare speech
Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad / AP

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad emerged from hiding on Wednesday to deliver a rare public speech in which he told Iranians, “We can rest the day that we raise the flag of martyrs over the White House,” according to an independent translation of Persian language media reports.

Insiders: Merkley’s Iran Thesis a ‘Political Liability’

Merkley thesis: America has been a force for bad in the world
Sen. Jeff Merkley (D., Ore.) / AP

The emergence of Sen. Jeff Merkley’s (D., Ore.) college thesis advocating for Iran has sparked concerns among political insiders who say that his minority views could complicate the lawmaker’s chances for reelection in 2014.

Jeff Merkley Has Advocated Soft Line on Iran Since 1979

College thesis reveals belief that America’s global power, influence are waning
Jeff Merkley

The senator who fronted a campaign against new sanctions on Iran earlier this year has since 1979 been advocating that the United States take a soft line on Iran due to his belief that America’s global power and influence are waning, according to a copy of the lawmaker’s 235-page college thesis obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

University of Michigan Official Denounces Free Beacon

Defends anti-Israel student pictured stabbing pineapple
Amateur basketball player

University of Michigan officials are asking that the Washington Free Beacon remove from its website an article that reported on a pro-Palestinian student leader who posted a photo of himself on Facebook wearing a traditional Arab headscarf and inserting a knife into a pineapple.

Report: F-35 Delay to Harm U.S. Warfighting Ability

Costs skyrocketing as reliability plunges
An F-35B fighter jet / AP

A major delay in the shipment of new F-35 fighter jets is expected to diminish U.S. “warfighting capabilities” across the globe and force the Pentagon to significantly boost funding for the plane at a time when military leaders say they cannot afford to, according to a new government report.

Russia Could Cut Off Critical Supply Line to Afghanistan

Could also disrupt U.S. plans to establish drone bases
AP

Russia’s ongoing standoff with the United States could move Moscow to disrupt critical supply lines to Afghanistan and interfere with U.S. plans to establish drone bases in Central Asia, according to regional experts.

A trade pipeline known as the Northern Distribution Network (NDN)—which runs through Russia, several Russian-allied nations, and down to Afghanistan—has carried 52 percent of all supplies to coalition forces in the war torn country, many of which are bound for U.S. forces.

BDS Leader Posts ‘Overtly Threatening’ Photo to Facebook

Violent images, death threats roil University of Michigan
Amateur basketball player

A pro-Palestinian activist on the University of Michigan’s campus recently posted what experts described as “an overtly threatening” photo of himself wearing a traditional Arab headscarf and jamming a knife into a pineapple.

Hamas Holds Military Rally at Al Quds University

Palestinian school partners with U.S. institutions
Hamas protest at Al Quds University / Source: Facebook

Militant Hamas members held yet another pro-terror rally on the campus of Al Quds University, a Palestinian school that has come under fire in the past for allowing terror groups to hold anti-Israel demonstrations on its campus.

Scores of masked Hamas activists were captured on film parading on the university’s campus carrying mock missiles and other propaganda associated with the terror group, according to photos first published by reporter Tom Gross.