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Radio Buzz: GOP Fuming over recess appointments; Terrorist Granny?

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Republicans – outraged at President Obama’s – latest move.

Directly appointing six officials – without the consent of Congress – during the Congressional break.

“But this isn’t unusual by any President – is it?”

That question – asked by Tony Cruise – at WHAS Louisville, KY of Fox News Political Analyst, Jeff Birnbaum:

“Oh no. These so-called recess appointments happen virtually every time that Congress goes out of session because of disagreements between the President and members of the Senate in particular. They can’t agree on a few appointments and that was the case here.”

The most controversial of the Presidents most recent appointments – his appointment for Deputy Attorney General – James Cole.

Cole – has previously expressed feelings that terrorist trials should be handled very much like drug cartel trials – not needing a separate kind of judicial system – and requiring a NON military tribunal sort of trial — an opinion which is quite different from what most republicans would prefer.

Buzzing right along…

Terrorist Granny?

An Indiana Grandmother – under investigation by authorities – because of possible ties to suspected AND convicted international terrorists.

“She has become suddenly converted to atleast superficially into a belief of this Islamic / jihadist approach to the world.”

That was Charlie Allen – 44 year veteran of the CIA and Principal at the Chertoff Group.

The woman – 46 year old Karen Smith – has previously blogged about her granddaughter marrying a suspected German jihadist – and since – has been flying back and forth between the US and Germany – as recently as two weeks ago.

I’m Jessica Curtis, and that’s your talk radio buzz, from Fox News Radio.




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