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  • REASONS TO WORRY ABOUT AN HRC PRESIDENCY(not ALL the reasons, there's plenty)

    08/14/2016 9:32:21 AM PDT · by rktman · 26 replies ^ | 8/14/2016 | Massad Ayoob
    Why am I concerned with the prospect of Hillary Rodham Clinton as President of the United States? Let me begin to count the reasons. For many years I have been a sworn police officer. Mrs. Clinton’s dislike of police has long been a matter of record. From her contempt for the Arkansas troopers on her bodyguard detail when her husband was governor of that state, to the disdain with which she treated Secret Service when she was in the White House, to her campaign’s recent announcement that it was not interested in an endorsement by the Fraternal Order of Police,...
  • Fox News Anchor Joins Left in Calling For Assault Weapons Ban(gretchen)

    06/15/2016 5:58:25 AM PDT · by rktman · 93 replies ^ | 6/15/2016 | Leah Barkoukis
    Calling for more gun control in the wake of mass shootings has become the norm for the president, politicians, and pundits alike—and Orlando has been no different. This time, however, a more surprising face has joined the bandwagon: Fox News’ Gretchen Carlson. “Yes, the Orlando massacre was terror,” she said, “But there’s no doubt that Omar Mateen was able to kill so many people because he was firing an AR-15, a military style assault weapon, a weapon easier to buy in the state of Florida than buying a handgun.” Let’s break for a moment here to point out that right...
  • Republicans Prefer Blunt Talk About Islamic Extremism, Democrats Favor Caution

    02/04/2016 6:14:51 AM PST · by wtd · 10 replies
    Republicans Prefer Blunt Talk About Islamic Extremism, Democrats Favor CautionMost Americans say religion doesn't cause violence, but rather that violent people use religion to justify their actions Half of Americans say the next president should be careful not to criticize Islam as a whole when speaking about Islamic extremists, while four~in~ten want the next president to speak bluntly about Islamic extremists even if the statements are critical of Islam as a whole. A new Pew Research Center survey finds that blunt talk is preferred by two~thirds of Republicans and those who lean toward the Republican Party (65%), while seven~in~ten...
  • Gay marriage fight shifts as politicians spy an opportunity

    09/20/2015 4:59:35 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 20, 2015 10:55 AM EDT | Adam Beam
    Politicians who may have thought they wouldn’t have to say much at all about gay marriage once the U.S. Supreme Court effectively legalized it now must answer a different question: Do you support Kim Davis? The Rowan County clerk, who has become a darling of many conservatives despite being a Democrat, cited “God’s authority” and religious liberty in choosing jail time over issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Some social conservatives have cast Davis as a hero, shifting the gay marriage debate from one about civil liberties—a matter that appeared to have been settled—to one about religious liberty. …
  • Ted Cruz rips jailing of Kim Davis: ‘This is not America’

    09/03/2015 4:23:17 PM PDT · by Isara · 43 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Thursday, September 3, 2015 | Seth McLaughlin
    GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz criticized a federal judge for ordering a Kentucky county clerk to be jailed after she defied the Supreme Court by refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. The Texas senator said he “unequivocal” stands with Kim Davis, who was put in federal custody for contempt after testifying before Judge David L. Bunning Thursday that marriage is between one man and one woman. “Today, judicial lawlessness crossed into judicial tyranny,” Mr. Cruz said in a statement. “Today, for the first time ever, the government arrested a Christian woman for living according to her faith. This...
  • The Top ten lies of the national Socialist Left on who they are [3 –1]

    08/06/2015 2:32:30 PM PDT · by Voice of Reason1 · 16 replies
    In our final installment we look directly at who the national Socialist leftists truly are and why they have to lie. 3. Socialist aren’t Socialists, Leftists aren’t Socialists, The Nazis weren’t a Socialist worker’s party, Failed Socialist regimes were really ‘right wing’… And lastly: Non socialists ARE Socialist I know, 20 lb. of BS{Bernie Sanders} in a 5 lb. Bag .. but that’s what you get when you study the prevarication’s and bold faced Lies of the national Socialist Left. This has many variations and facets with some dating back in to the last century. First of all let’s demolish...
  • The Top ten lies of the national Socialist LEFT [Lies 10 –7]

    07/28/2015 3:39:28 PM PDT · by Voice of Reason1 · 7 replies
    In part one we endeavored to introduce the subject matter of studying the national socialist left’s biggest Lies: This part will be some of the national Socialist Left’s miscellaneous lies, part II will be gun grabber lies and part IV will be Lies that go directly to the heart of who and what of the national Socialist LEFT Now without any further ado we present the national Socialist left’s biggest lies 10 – 7: 10. You have a right to ______________ [healthcare, to be ‘safe’ from gun violence, etc.] 9. The Obama economy is up and the unemployment rate...
  • The Top ten lies of the national Socialist LEFT (a four part series)

    07/13/2015 1:05:43 PM PDT · by Voice of Reason1 · 20 replies
    The left’s Socialist national scheme at it’s most basic level is predicated on the LIE that one can get ‘something for nothing’ for the mere pittance of sacrificing human dignity and freedom. This actuality should inform everyone that the left’s entire edifice if but a shell of Lies, deceptions, false narratives, false accusations and myths. The task of even attempting to quantify and catalog all of these interlocking lies is a daunting task. But in order to understand the enemy we face this is a task we all must endeavor to undertake. (Oh, did I refer to the left the...
  • Nanny ST8 of the Week: Anti-government messages not allowed on license plates

    07/07/2015 12:46:05 PM PDT · by Sopater · 32 replies ^ | 7/6/15 | Eric Boehm
    It’s the NANNY-ST8 for your license plate. In addition to outright vulgarity and racism, some states prohibit messages on vanity license plates that can be viewed as “anti-government.” In Pennsylvania, for example, where five state employees in Harrisburg get to decide what’s allowed on vanity plates, banned words include “PUTSCH,” a German word roughly equivalent to the more-well-known France term “coup d’état” but with an uncomfortable connection to Hitler and the Nazis. But “ENDFED,” a reference to libertarian-led efforts to shut down the Federal Reserve Bank, is also on the do-not-license list, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Melissa Daniels explains...
  • Rev. Cruz: Obama Administration Runs on ‘Deception' – ‘They Have to Lie’

    06/26/2015 5:54:45 AM PDT · by Voice of Reason1 · 11 replies
    CNSNEWS ^ | June 25, 2015 | Michael W. Chapman
    The Obama administration practices “deception” in “every area,” deceiving people into becoming dependent on big government, which turns people into “serfs” and “destroys the American dream,” said Rev. Rafael Cruz, who added that these leftist policies “do not work” and so liberals “have to lie” to advance their agenda. “I think that deception is the way that this administration operates in every area,” said Rev. Cruz, the director of Purifying Fire Ministries, during a June 22 radio interview on the Joyce Kaufman Show. “It has destroyed the American dream, destroyed these people’s lives, they no longer strive to better themselves...
  • Air Force general who spoke of God in talk should be court-martialed, group says

    05/17/2015 9:59:58 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 73 replies
    FOX News ^ | May 17, 2015
    An Air Force general who recently spoke about how God has guided his career should be court-martialed, a civil liberties group is saying. In a speech at a National Day of Prayer Task Force event on May 7, Maj. Gen. Craig Olson credits God for his accomplishments in the military, and refers to himself as a “redeemed believer in Christ.” The Air Force Times reports that the Military Religious Freedom Foundation has taken issue with Olson’s remarks, is calling for the two-star general to be court-martialed and "aggressively and very visibly brought to justice for his unforgivable crimes and transgressions."...
  • Alabama bill would let ministers refuse same-sex marriages

    05/06/2015 7:26:49 PM PDT · by markomalley · 28 replies
    AP ^ | 5/6/2015
    A bill working its way through the Alabama Legislature would allow probate judges and ministers to refuse to marry same-sex couples on religious grounds. The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday heard passionate testimony about the bill that the sponsor says came about after a brief period of legalized gay marriage in Alabama. Proponents say the bill would protect religious beliefs, but opponents say it opens the door to broader discrimination of same-sex couples and other groups.
  • Pamela Geller plays with fire

    05/05/2015 4:46:16 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 127 replies ^ | may 4, 2015
    Americans will defend to the death — and literally had to — Pamela Geller’s right to disseminate images of the Prophet Muhammad. The First Amendment applies even to irresponsible provocateurs. A Geller-organized event in Texas over the weekend included inviting artists to draw images of Muhammad, an act that has provoked deadly attacks by some Islamists. In explaining her rationale, Geller pointed to an Iranian Holocaust cartoon contest that drew nearly 1,000 entries, saying “We need to make a similar show of strength of what is right.” Which extended to a drawing of Muhammad anally impaled on a pencil up...
  • Madison bans discrimination against atheists, non-religious (WI)

    05/03/2015 10:30:30 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 37 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 3, 2015 11:04 AM EDT | Dana Ferguson
    While conservatives in Indiana and Arkansas were explaining last month why their new religious objections laws weren’t invitations to discriminate against gays, the leaders of Wisconsin’s capital city were busy protecting the rights of another group: atheists. In what is believed to be the first statute of its kind in the United States, Madison banned discrimination against the non-religious on April 1, giving them the same protections afforded to people based on their race, sexual orientation and religion, among other reasons. It’s hardly surprising that such a statute would originate in Madison, an island of liberalism in a conservative-leaning state...
  • American Churches Who Oppose Same-Sex Marriage Will Lose Tax Exemption

    05/02/2015 8:12:01 AM PDT · by lqcincinnatus · 64 replies
    Virtue Online ^ | May 2, 2105 | Timothy A. Pope
    The admission was made by Barack Hussein Obama's lawyer, the sitting Solicitor General of the United States, Donald Verrilli, Jr., on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, during questioning by Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, Samuel Alito, Jr. Solicitor General Verrilli, using a public office to defend same-sex marriage on behalf of the United States, was asked by Justice Alito if religious institutions could be at risk of losing their tax-exempt status due to their beliefs about Biblical marriage. Verrilli's reply was, "It's certainly going to be an issue."
  • Churches Brace for Same-Sex Marriage Ruling from Supreme Court

    04/29/2015 10:13:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 04/29/2015 | Tamara Audi
    Arguments over same-sex marriage played out in the U.S. Supreme Courton Tuesday, but many religious groups opposed to gay marriage aren’t waiting for a ruling. A court ruling expected two months from now could sanction same-sex marriage nationwide. In anticipation, some congregations and religious advocacy groups are re-emphasizing their teachings on marriage, fine-tuning their approach to gays and lesbians and bracing for legal battles and public criticism. “The outcome of this decision will shape the landscape of the church’s ministry in the U.S. for generations to come,” wrote Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the...
  • Michigan Auto Shop Owner Faces Backlash After Declaring He Won’t Serve Gays

    04/16/2015 11:18:05 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 48 replies
    CBS Detroit ^ | 04/16/15 | Staff
    GRANDVILLE, Mich. (WWJ) – A west Michigan business owner claims he’s been the target of death threats after he announced he won’t serve gays. Brian Klawiter, who owns Dieseltec Automotive Repair in Grandville, posted a message on his business’ Facebook page saying that he is a Christian, and that his company does not welcome “immoral behavior” — including homosexuality. “Our rights as conservative Americans are being squashed more and more everyday. Apparently if you are white (or close to it), you have a job, go to church, and own a gun… That translates into racists, privileged, bigot, conspiracy theorist.
  • Rutgers Professor: Religious Right Worships a Fictional, ‘A**hole’ gets worst..

    04/08/2015 11:56:01 AM PDT · by Doogle · 43 replies
    mrcnewsbusters ^ | 4/03/15 | Tom Johnson
    Christianity’s tent is not big enough to accommodate both the supporters of Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act and Rutgers professor Brittney Cooper, who in a Wednesday piece for Salon blasted both the state’s pre-fix RFRA and the religious right in general. “This kind of legislation is rooted in a politics that gives white people the authority to police and terrorize people of color, queer people and poor women,” declared Cooper. “That means these people don’t represent any kind of Christianity that looks anything like the kind that I practice…This white, blond-haired, blue-eyed, gun-toting, Bible-quoting Jesus of the religious right is...
  • Professor: Indiana RFRA ‘Fix’ Could Send Christians to Jail

    04/02/2015 11:01:19 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 56 replies ^ | 04/02/2015 | Austin Ruse
    The greatly anticipated “fix” to the Indiana religious freedom law has been released by the Indiana legislative committee, and it is far worse than conservatives feared. According to law professor Mark Rienzi, the new fix will allow the state to prosecute Christians criminally for denying gay weddings their professional affirmation.Rienzi, of the Becket Fund and Catholic University School of Law and who was lead attorney in the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court case that upheld a claim under the federal religious freedom law, said this would “criminalize religious objectors.”
  • Washington state florist fined for refusing to service gay wedding

    03/28/2015 9:12:06 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 61 replies
    Ottawa Sun ^ | 03/28/2015 | REUTERS
    A judge in Washington state on Friday fined a florist $1,000 after she refused to sell flower arrangements for a gay couple's wedding, officials said. Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson, who along with the couple - Robert Ingersoll and Curt Freed - sued florist Barronelle Stutzman in 2013, applauded the ruling in a statement.
  • Indiana governor signs religious freedom bill that could affect gays

    03/26/2015 1:03:27 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 21 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | 03/26/2015 | Mary Wisniewski
    Indiana Governor Mike Pence on Thursday signed into law a controversial religious freedom bill that could allow businesses and individuals to deny services to gays on religious grounds.Supporters of the bill, which was passed overwhelmingly by both chambers of the Republican-controlled state legislature, say it will keep the government from forcing business owners to act in ways contrary to strongly held religious beliefs. Opponents say it is discriminatory and broader in scope than other state religious freedom laws.Social conservatives have pushed for such laws following court rulings legalizing same-sex marriage, and Indiana Governor Mike Pence on Thursday signed into...
  • A year after refusing to provide cake for gay ‘wedding,’ Christian bakery closes

    03/05/2015 8:55:39 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    LifeSite ^ | March 5, 2015 | Kirsten Andersen
    An Indianapolis bakery that drew national media attention a year ago after refusing to make a cake for a same-sex “wedding” has closed its doors. Randy and Trish McGath, the owners of the former 111 Cakery, said they closed the business down because Trish, the shop’s primary baker, was tired and wanted to spend more time with her grandchildren. The work was “wearing [Trish] out,” said Randy, who has since transitioned to a job selling recreational vehicles. Last March, the McGaths endured a campaign of internet harassment by homosexual activists after a local television station reported that the couple had...
  • Battle Over Satanic Coloring Books Prompts School Board to Ban Bibles (Orange County FL)

    02/12/2015 1:48:06 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | Feb 11 2015, 9:36 am
    A Florida school board has made a controversial decision to ban the distribution of religious and political material in its schools. The Orange County School Board previously allowed copies of the Bible in their schools, but they decided to reconsider the policy after receiving a request from the Satanic Temple to hand out Satanic coloring books. The board decided that to avoid legal action, it had to ban Bibles and any other religious material from being passed out to students. …
  • Judge: Hamburg Gun Sign Stays Up For Now

    09/11/2014 1:44:05 PM PDT · by mikrofon · 5 replies ^ | 9-11-2014 | Bauerle
    A Hamburg resident who was ordered to take down an anti-SAFE Act and  anti-Governor Cuomo signs along his fence will be allowed to leave it there for at least the next 30 days after a ruling in State Supreme Court Thursday  Scott Zwierucha is accused of a village code violation for the large banner on the fence of his South Park Avenue property. Right now, the sign says "New York is not Safe - Fight Cuomo- preserve your rights.", and he was under a order from the Hamburg town court to remove the signs by tomorrow. New York State Supreme Court Justice...
  • Rutherford Institute Urges Supreme Court To Uphold Free Speech Online

    08/25/2014 7:10:28 PM PDT · by combat_boots
    Western Journalism ^ | 8/25/2014 | ...
    Citing the 2010 arrest of a Pennsylvania man based on alleged threats he posted on his Facebook page, the Rutherford Institute has filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in an effort to protect the First Amendment rights of citizens posting content online. Anthony Elonis was convicted of four separate counts of interstate communication of threats in 2012 and was sentenced to 44 months in prison, in addition to three years of supervision upon his release.
  • Steyn’s scorching new legal brief on the Michael Mann ‘defamation’ case

    08/14/2014 2:05:13 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 9 replies
    Watts Up With That ^ | 12 August 2014 | Anthony Watts
    Mark Steyn has submitted an amicus curiae brief in the CEI/National Review -vs- Mann and it has some interesting language. Unfortunately, since it is a scan of printed document, rather than a PDF conversion, I can’t excerpt as easily, so I have to use screencaps. Mann’s goal is to drag things out. Steyn lays out what it is all about – punishment by legal delay and the expenses it brings:
  • Video of Ferguson police gassing news crew and dismantling their equipment

    A news crew, clearly no threat or impediment to the cops, films from a verge in Ferguson, Missouri. A pop and a cloud of white smoke marks the arrival of a tear gas canister at their feet, and the newscrew is forced to flee.
  • SCOTUS: Town of Greece v. Galloway (Prayer at town meetings)

    05/05/2014 7:38:59 AM PDT · by BuckeyeTexan · 31 replies
    U.S. Supreme Court ^ | 5/5/2014 | Justice Kennedy
    Since 1999, the monthly town board meetings in Greece, New York, have opened with a roll call, a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, and a prayer given by clergy selected from the congregations listed in a local directory. While the prayer program is open to all creeds, nearly all of the local congregations are Christian; thus, nearly all of the participating prayer givers have been too. Respondents, citizens who attend meetings to speak on local issues, filed suit, alleging that the town violated the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause by preferring Christians over other prayer givers and by sponsoring sectarian...
  • High court to weigh limits of religious liberty in ObamaCare case

    03/24/2014 4:22:16 AM PDT · by BuckeyeTexan · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/23/2014 | Ben Goad
    President Obama’s signature healthcare law is headed back to the Supreme Court in a high-stakes case that could redefine the limits of religious freedom in the United States. The high court on Tuesday will hear challenges to ObamaCare’s contentious “birth control mandate,” which requires companies to offer contraceptive services to workers as part of their insurance coverage. If successful, the challenge could peel away a significant portion of the mandate, potentially affecting preventive health coverage for millions of women and striking a major blow to the law itself. But the court’s ruling could also have far-reaching implications for religious liberty...
  • Seeing threats, feds target instructors of polygraph-beating methods

    08/17/2013 6:33:44 AM PDT · by Dr.Deth · 31 replies
    McClatchy Washington Bureau ^ | August 16, 2013 | Marisa Taylor and Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    WASHINGTON — Federal agents have launched a criminal investigation of instructors who claim they can teach job applicants how to pass lie detector tests as part of the Obama administration’s unprecedented crackdown on security violators and leakers. The criminal inquiry, which hasn’t been acknowledged publicly, is aimed at discouraging criminals and spies from infiltrating the U.S. government by using the polygraph-beating techniques, which are said to include controlled breathing, muscle tensing, tongue biting and mental arithmetic. [...] Investigators confiscated business records from the two men, which included the names of as many as 5,000 people who’d sought polygraph-beating advice.
  • Obama accused of 'sanctioning' blasphemy laws

    09/12/2012 2:20:31 PM PDT · by combat_boots · 8 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | September 12, 2012 | Pam Geller
    The enemedia is going after the filmmaker and anyone who gave him money for his work. The thugs in the mainstream media are blaming the acts of war and the savage murder of our US Ambassador and staff on defenders of freedom -- they are the enemy, make no mistake about it. That youtube video has been up for months. The jihadists were just looking for any excuse to attack us on September 11th. They knew their quislings in the media would lap it up and hunt down voices of freedom.
  • Supreme Court sides with Secret Service agents in free-speech case

    06/05/2012 7:08:48 AM PDT · by BuckeyeTexan · 18 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | 06/04/2012 | Warren Richey
    A Colorado man has lost his bid to sue two Secret Service agents who allegedly had him arrested in retaliation for critical comments he made to then-Vice President Dick Cheney during a public meet and greet event at a local shopping mall. The man, Steven Howards, filed a lawsuit against the agents, claiming the retaliatory arrest violated his First Amendment free speech right to express an opinion in public without facing punishment from government officials. The US Supreme Court ruled 8 to 0 on Monday that the two agents are entitled to the protection of qualified immunity from such a...
  • #AFLC on NY Times Fear of Islam

    03/20/2012 4:26:18 PM PDT · by combat_boots
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 3/20/2012 | Pam Geller
    My stealth legal team, a key component in fighting the sharia in America and in my numerous lawsuits in defense of free speech, weighs in on the Times self-enforcing sharia: AFLC client Pamela Geller on “Fox & Friends” to discuss NY Times’s Anti-Islam Hypocrisy Pamela Geller, the ever-vigilant anti-sharia blogger, author, and AFLC client, appeared on Fox & Friends to discuss, in her words, “the craven hypocrisy” of The New York Times over the recent anti-Catholic ad controversy. As noted previously, the atheist Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) published in the Times a despicable full-page advertisement attacking the Catholic Church...
  • Can the Secret Service Tell You To Shut Up?

    03/15/2012 11:57:06 AM PDT · by America_Right · 64 replies ^ | March 15, 2012 | Judge Andrew Napolitano
    Last week, President Obama signed into law the Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011. This law permits Secret Service agents to designate any place they wish as a place where free speech, association and petition of the government are prohibited. And it permits the Secret Service to make these determinations based on the content of speech. Thus, federal agents whose work is to protect public officials and their friends may prohibit the speech and the gatherings of folks who disagree with those officials or permit the speech and the gatherings of those who would praise them, even...
  • Goodbye, First Amendment: ‘Trespass Bill’ will make protest illegal

    03/01/2012 2:32:29 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 36 replies · 5+ views
    Russia Today ^ | 2/29/2012
    Just when you thought the government couldn’t ruin the First Amendment any further: The House of Representatives approved a bill on Monday that outlaws protests in instances where some government officials are nearby, whether or not you even know it. The US House of Representatives voted 388-to-3 in favor of H.R. 347 late Monday, a bill which is being dubbed the Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011... In the text of the act, the law is allowed to be used against anyone who knowingly enters or remains in a restricted building or grounds without lawful authority to...
  • Goodbye, First Amendment: ‘Trespass Bill’ will make protest illegal

    02/29/2012 9:12:11 PM PST · by combat_boots · 16 replies · 2+ views
    Russia Today ^ | 2/29/2012 | Unknown
    Just when you thought the government couldn’t ruin the First Amendment any further: The House of Representatives approved a bill on Monday that outlaws protests in instances where some government officials are nearby, whether or not you even know it. The US House of Representatives voted 388-to-3 in favor of H.R. 347 late Monday, a bill which is being dubbed the Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011. In the bill, Congress officially makes it illegal to trespass on the grounds of the White House, which, on the surface, seems not just harmless and necessary, but somewhat shocking...
  • Activist Al Sharpton takes on new role as administration ally

    12/10/2010 9:08:26 AM PST · by combat_boots · 22 replies · 2+ views
    WAPO ^ | 17 April 2010 | Krissah Thompson
    NEW YORK -- The Rev. Al Sharpton's brightly colored track suits and gold medallions are a distant memory, long ago replaced by tailored business suits and silk ties. That more-polished image -- a strategy known around his headquarters here as "from-the-streets-to-the-suites" -- has been completed in the past year with Sharpton's new role in Washington: partner to the Obama White House. In the first year and a half of the administration, Sharpton has had a voice in some of the most important policy debates affecting the black community. He was one of three civil rights leaders invited to meet with...
  • Free Speech Attack: The 19 Senators Who Voted to Censor the Net

    11/28/2010 8:10:04 PM PST · by combat_boots · 37 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 28 Nov 2010 | Pam Geller
    The Senators who had the unmitigated gall to vote for the COICA bill (Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act) violate our basic fundamental right to free speech. The net is the final frontier for truth and free speech. The cost is great: lots of lies and liars and Soros-funded propagandists -- but so what? Techdirt explains: (hat tip Katherine) First off, the bill would allow the Justice Department to take down an entire website, effectively creating a blacklist, akin to just about every internet censoring regime out there. Now, it is true that there is a judicial process involved. The...
  • Big Journalism Featured Article: Media Capitulation: If Juan Williams is Fair Game...

    10/25/2010 9:58:00 AM PDT · by combat_boots · 3 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 25 Oct 2010 | Pam Geller
    Check out my latest at Breitbart's Big Journalism -- here's an excerpt: Media Capitulation: If Juan Williams Is Fair Game…… Pamela Geller, Big Journalism I am grateful for this high-profile incident. Much like with the Ground Zero mosque affair, Americans have suddenly become aware of something quite terrible — a sea change, a profound transformation of a basic assumption, and a stunning reversal of their very basic unalienable rights. Their sensibilities are shaken. How could such a major seismic shift be kept hidden, kept so secret, until suddenly Juan Williams, a dyed-in-the-wool liberal, gets fired for telling the truth? Is...
  • Sexapalooza, yes; Steynapalooza, no

    10/23/2010 8:09:40 AM PDT · by combat_boots · 12 replies
    SteynOnline ^ | 23 Oct 2010 | Mark Steyn
    Saturday, 23 October 2010 Beginning Monday at SteynOnline, I'll be looking at what I regard as the key issues in this year's election. There's a lot riding on it - and the Republican Party would be foolish to misinterpret the reasons for its looming victories. ~Meanwhile, the Wandering Islamophobe has found himself a new home for the big gig in London, Ontario on November 1st - at least until the Islamic enforcers chase me out of Centennial Hall. The front page of yesterday's National Post leads with "Perils Of Speaking One's Mind On Islam" over mugshots of me and...
  • The Real Extremism

    10/23/2010 7:55:53 AM PDT · by combat_boots · 2 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | Thursday, October 21, 2010 | Pam Geller
    I am surfing the news channels and the net, and it's wall-to-wall coverage of the Juan Williams firing by the tools over at NPR, serving the hydra-headed Hamas-linked, Muslim Brotherhood CAIR monster. I am grateful for this high-profile incident. Much like the Ground Zero mosque, Americans have suddenly become aware of something quite terrible, a sea change, a profound transformation of a basic assumption, and a stunning reversal of their very basic unalienable rights. Their sensibilities are shaken. How could such a major seismic shift be kept hidden, kept so secret, until suddenly Juan Williams, a dyed-in-the-wool liberal, gets fired...
  • NPR Vivian Schiller Should be Fired for Offending the Mentally Ill

    10/23/2010 7:51:33 AM PDT · by combat_boots · 14 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | Thursday, October 21, 2010 | Pam Geller
    End Taypayer Funding for Biased, Offensive Propaganda Machine NPR CEO Vivian Schiller should be fired for insulting and offending those with mental challenges. On the Juan Wiliams firing here and here, NPR CEO Vivian Schiller said, whatever feelings Williams has about Muslims should be between him and "his psychiatrist or his publicist — take your pick." (here.) Juan Williams, "I am not a bigot" It would be funny if it weren't real life. But it is, and our freedom of speech is being shredded -- get active. Fight supremacism. Join FDI/SIOA. Fight the leftist/Islamic machine. Williams stood by his remarks...
  • Opinion JUAN WILLIAMS: I Was Fired for Telling the Truth

    10/21/2010 1:45:41 PM PDT · by combat_boots · 123 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 21, 2010 | By Juan Williams
    Yesterday NPR fired me for telling the truth. The truth is that I worry when I am getting on an airplane and see people dressed in garb that identifies them first and foremost as Muslims. This is not a bigoted statement. It is a statement of my feelings, my fears after the terrorist attacks of 9/11 by radical Muslims. In a debate with Bill O’Reilly I revealed my fears to set up the case for not making rash judgments about people of any faith. I pointed out that the Atlanta Olympic bomber -- as well as Timothy McVeigh and the...
  • Hamas-linked, Muslim Brotherhood CAIR Demand for Action -- Juan Williams Fired

    10/21/2010 1:30:01 PM PDT · by combat_boots · 5 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 21 Oct 2010 | Pam Geller
    The jihadis are in charge. It's just that simple. The Islamic supremacists whose aim, according to an internal, captured document entered into the largest terror funding trial in this nation's history, demanded "something be done" to Juan Williams for admitting fear when he sees a jihadi (in "Muslim garb") on a plane. Unindicted co-conspirator, Hamas-linked, Muslim Brotherhood front CAIR sent this press release out on Wednesday afternoon. CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad called for action against Williams: "Such irresponsible and inflammatory comments would not be tolerated if they targeted any other racial, ethnic or religious minority, and they should...
  • The Words That Got Juan Williams Fired From NPR Even Liberals Aren't Safe from Islamic Supremacism

    10/21/2010 6:48:27 AM PDT · by combat_boots · 43 replies
    Atlas Shrugs (and link to YouTube) ^ | 21 Oct 2010 | Pam Geller
    No one is safe, not even liberals, from islamic supremacism and the assault on free speech. I am no fan of Juan Williams, but I will defend to my death his right to speak his mind. During an appearance Monday on Fox News' "O'Reilly Factor," Juan Williams said: "When I get on the plane, I got to tell you, if I see people who are in Muslim garb and I think, you know, they are identifying themselves first and foremost as Muslims, I get worried. I get nervous." National Public Radio has fired Mr. Williams for making this statement. And...
  • Demos fears government terror strategy 'fuels mistrust' (advocacy of infiltration of website)

    08/30/2010 8:26:37 AM PDT · by combat_boots · 1 replies
    BBC ^ | 29 August 2010 | Unknown
    The secret service has been urged by Demos to be more open Secrecy surrounding counter-terrorism operations is fuelling mistrust of authorities, a study by independent think tank Demos suggests. It urges the government and secret services to be more open to stop extremist groups using conspiracy theories to discredit them. A Demos spokesman said: "Less-secret services could make Britain safer." The study calls for greater communication with trusted community leaders and individuals. Continue reading the main story Related stories Unmasking the mysterious 7/7 conspiracy theorist When sceptics fight back The report - entitled the Power of Unreason - says groups...
  • Pamela Geller, Human Events: Pelosi vs Free Speech

    08/21/2010 7:16:07 PM PDT · by combat_boots · 1 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 21 August 2010 | Pam Geller
    Check out my oped in today's Human Events addressing Pelosi's attack on free speech and free thought. Our founding fathers gave political speech the greatest protection of all, to protect us from ..... thugs like Pelosi. These are dangerous times, my friends.
  • W.House proposal would grant FBI access to Internet activity records without court order

    07/29/2010 6:47:57 AM PDT · by combat_boots · 13 replies · 1+ views
    Citizens for Legitimate Government & WaPo ^ | July 29, 2010 | by legitgov
    Per Beck: This change of 4 words is to be voted on TODAY. W.House proposal would grant FBI access to Internet activity records without court order 29 Jul 2010 The Obama administration is seeking to make it easier for the FBI to compel companies to turn over records of an individual's Internet activity without a court order if agents deem the information relevant to a terrorism or intelligence investigation. The administration wants to add four words -- "electronic communication transactional records" -- to a list of items that the law says the FBI may demand without a judge's approval. Government...
  • NRA cuts deal to Limit Free Speech

    06/16/2010 7:24:13 AM PDT · by mikelets456 · 30 replies · 903+ views
    Resistnet ^ | 6/16/2010 | Resistnet
    Hello Everyone: Here is this from the National Association of Gun Rights on what the NRA has done. Since the NRA has been supporting Harry Reid of Nevada, it seems they have made a deal with the rest of them. NRA cuts deals to limit free speech URGENT ALERT: NRA cuts deals to limit free speech Three prominent Washington D.C. websites are reporting what many capitol insiders warned of: the National Rifle Association has made a deal with the devil (i.e. anti-gun Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid) to limit the free speech of Americans in exchange for their carved-out...
  • Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act to be law (Obama to sign--also on Drudge)

    05/16/2010 4:25:22 PM PDT · by combat_boots · 34 replies · 1,249+ views
    JTA ^ | 16 May 2010 | Unknown
    LOS ANGELES (JTA) -- President Obama will sign the Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act into law, joined by six members and three generations of the slain journalist's family. The act, named in honor of the Wall Street Journal reporter kidnapped and decapitated by Islamic extremists in Pakistan in 2002, expands the examination of press freedom worldwide in the U.S. State Department’s annual human rights report. It will be signed into law Monday morning. “Violators of press freedom throughout the world now know that they will be closely watched," Pearl's father, Judea, said before leaving Los Angeles for Washington....