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Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
 

Illegal aliens angered because of the stalled immigration/amnesty bill in Congress have some consolation in the generous tax credits they receive. A Center for Immigration Studies report shows the Internal Revenue Service shelled out $4.2 billion in what are known as “additional child tax credits” in 2010 to filers using individual taxpayer ID numbers, which usually identify illegals. The perk came not from Congress or top IRS officials but apparently from midlevel bureaucrats, according to the report. ... Among this week's ObamaCare glitches is one no computer tech can fix: Rosilyn Well, the only full-time Affordable Care Act “navigator” in Lawrence, Kan., has an outstanding arrest warrant, The Daily Caller reports. Never mind her dubious financial record, including a 2003 bankruptcy and reportedly being more than $1,700 behind on her state tax bill, according to The Daily Caller. ... Former White House spokesman Robert Gibbs says heads should roll over ObamaCare's problematic rollout. Yes, starting with the fella who introduced it. ... And playing “bad cop” to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's “good cop,” Ayatollah Sayyid Ahmad Khatami, a member of Iran's so-called “Assembly of Experts,” made clear his country's abhorrence of Israel and America: “Even if one day there are negotiations and contact with America, our hatred for infidels and oppressors will never cease,” Mr. Khatami said, according to a regime media outlet. On this matter no “translation” from Mr. Rouhani is necessary.

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