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  • Religious Profiling at UNC

    04/03/2014 11:39:58 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 3 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | April 3, 2014 | Tony Perkins
    At the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Dr. Mike Adams teaches crime — but he never dreamed he’d be the victim of one. Unfortunately for the assistant professor, that all changed when his ideology did. When he was hired as a criminology expert 21 years ago, Adams was an avowed and outspoken atheist — a worldview that was shaken to the core when Mike went to visit a prisoner on death row in 2000. The convict, a mentally handicapped man, had read the entire Bible — something Adams had never done. He resolved then and there to change that —...
  • Former NYT Editor Bill Keller and his Wife Under Fire For Commentary On Cancer Patient

    01/14/2014 2:59:00 AM PST · by lbryce · 38 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 13, 2014 | Paul Farhi
    Lesson No. 1: Publicly questioning the motives and intentions of a woman who is seriously ill with cancer can land you in a heap of controversy. Writer Emma Gilbey Keller and her husband, former New York Times executive editor Bill Keller, seem to have found this out over the past few days. In a successive pair of columns in different publications, the Kellers opined about the prodigious tweets of a woman named Lisa Bonchek Adams, a Stage IV breast cancer patient in New York — and both reaped a whirlwind of outrage in the process. For months, Adams, a mother...
  • Jesus Returns to the Woodlands!

    01/06/2014 6:13:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 6, 2014 | Mike Adams
    My friend Bob Sacamano has long been convinced that the Second Coming of Jesus will take place somewhere in New Jersey. He was kind of confused when I wrote him on Christmas Eve saying that Jesus had returned to the Woodlands, Texas. Apparently, he didn't read a column I wrote for Town Hall last January. You can read it here if you'd like. In that column, I criticized a highly secularized 2012 Christmas Eve service at the Woodlands Church, led by Pastor Kerri Shook and his wife, Chris. The event was more than just highly secularized. It was downright disrespectful....
  • Obama, the Confidence Man, and the Virtues of Humility

    01/03/2014 5:28:12 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 9 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 1-3-14 | Robert Morrison
    One thing that neither Barack Obama nor his acolytes in politics and the media lacked was confidence. DAVID BROOKS: So there's a lot of very smart people [around Obama], and it's a testament to Obama's confidence. You know, there was a great quote in a Ryan Lizza piece in the New Yorker about Obama's confidence. And I'm not going to get it exactly right, but he essentially said, "I'm a better speechwriter than my speechwriters. I know more about policy than my policy directors. I think I'm a better political director than my political director." It was a speech of...
  • How to Win the Assisted-Suicide Debate

    11/26/2013 2:31:27 PM PST · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 26, 2013 | Debra J. Saunders
    "Dilbert" cartoonist Scott Adams wants to kill Victoria Reggie Kennedy, Ted's widow. He also wants to kill my husband, author and anti-assisted suicide activist Wesley J. Smith -- and me, because I, too, oppose assisted suicide. "If you're a politician who has ever voted against doctor-assisted suicide, or you would vote against it in the future, I hate your f------ guts and I would like you to die a long, horrible death. I would be happy to kill you personally and watch you bleed out. I won't do that, because I fear the consequences," Adams blogged Saturday as his 86-year-old...
  • Dilbert Cartoon Creator Wishes Pro-Lifers “Would Die a Long, Horrible Death”

    11/26/2013 10:58:47 PM PST · by Morgana · 81 replies
    Life News ^ | Wesley J. Smith
    The Dilbert cartoon brilliantly satirizes our dysfunctional work environments in which bosses are stupid and workers are demoralized or just plain nuts. The strip is one of my favorites. Imagine my dismay to learn that Scott Adams, Dilbert’s creator, says he literally “hates my [f-word] guts” and that he wishes me “to die a long and horrible death.” Not only that, Adams wants 49% of my fellow citizens to die horrible deaths. Ditto members of the American Medical Association, disability rights activists from Not Dead Yet, and Ted Kennedy’s widow, Victoria. Also Ralph Nader, Bill Clinton, Pope Francis. Oh, and...
  • Admiring Manson

    11/18/2013 8:02:35 PM PST · by servo1969 · 23 replies
    Clash Daily ^ | 11-18-2013 | Mike Adams
    Ideas have consequences and bad ideas have bad ones. I’m often reminded of that when I have a conversation that broaches the subject of human evil. As most of my readers already know, the denial of human evil is a very real problem among younger generations of Americans. Just last week, however, I had a conversation with a college student that really stopped me in my tracks. I have reproduced it below but not for anyone’s entertainment. I have some observations that follow. I hope you’ll give them careful consideration after you read the following exchange: UNC-Wilmington Student: What courses...
  • Attorney says 200-plus counties have more voters than residents

    10/23/2013 2:05:17 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 62 replies
    One News Now ^ | 10-23-13 | Chad Groening
    A former U.S. Justice Department attorney is pleased that a federal court has ordered a second county in Mississippi to clean up its voter registration list by removing felons, dead people and other ineligible individuals off the rolls. In September, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi entered a final consent decree requiring Walthall County Mississippi officials to clean up their voter rolls. Now, in accordance with a another lawsuit by the American Civil Rights Union, officials in Jefferson Davis County must do the same. Jefferson Davis has agreed to clean up its rolls because there...
  • The Wisdom of our Founders: What John Adams Foretold Has Come True

    09/18/2013 5:19:14 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 13 replies
    am thinker ^ | 9/18/13 | w beatty
    John Adams, in 1787, said: Property is surely a right of mankind as really as liberty. ... but the time would not be long before courage and enterprise would come, and pretexts be invented by degrees, ... in sharing it equally with its present possessors. Debts would be abolished first; taxes laid heavy on the rich, and not at all on the others; and at last a downright equal division of every thing be demanded, and voted. What would be the consequence of this? The idle, the vicious, the intemperate, would ... sell and spend all their share, and then...
  • An Embarrassment to Higher Education (Mike Adams)

    08/18/2013 2:20:44 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 16 replies
    Clash Daily ^ | 8-18-2013 | Mike Adams
    Dear Edward: I want to take the time to thank you for writing and telling me that I should be fired from my position as a tenured professor because I am “the biggest embarrassment to higher education in America.” I also want to thank you for responding when I asked you exactly how you arrived at that conclusion. Your response, “because you insist that marriage requires one man and one woman,” was both helpful and concise. While I respect your right to conclude that I am the biggest embarrassment to higher education in America, I think you’re wrong. In fact,...
  • My Apology to Mormon Readers

    06/05/2013 2:21:55 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 229 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 6-5-2013 | Mike Adams
    Dear Stacey: You have written demanding an apology for my recent characterization of the Mormon religion as "non-Christian." I am happy to write a public letter of apology to you and to the countless Mormon readers who responded negatively to my characterization. I am sorry that so many of my Mormon readers have brazenly accused me of ignorance of their religion and suggested that I read the Book of Mormon. I am sorry that they were unaware that I read the Book of Mormon back in 2006. I am sorry that the science of genetics has refuted claims made in...
  • Adams 2016

    12/10/2012 3:22:03 AM PST · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 10, 2012 | Mike Adams
    I'm getting sick and tired of people asking me why I'm running for president in 2016. The answer is that I have to run. The GOP can't run another big government establishment candidate masquerading as a true conservative. So I'm stepping up to the plate. And I'm going to win, largely because my policies will appeal to young people, libertarians, and Reagan Democrats. But that’s enough of the generalities. Here are the twelve specific changes you can expect when I become your 45th president. 1. Passing the 28th Amendment. There is a proposed 28th Amendment floating around the Internet. It...
  • Lesbian Playmate now loves men, cops

    11/18/2012 8:23:16 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 35 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 18, 2012 | BRAD HAMILTON
    Stephanie Adams, the stunning lesbian Playboy Playmate who won a million-dollar police-brutality suit this year, has done an about-face. She’s now married (to a man) and loves the NYPD. Adams, 42, credits local cops with saving her from a deranged stalker who surfaced after she won a $1.2 million jury award in February in her case against the Police Department.
  • The Right To Choose... Rape?

    10/12/2012 3:42:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 12, 2012 | Mike Adams
    I know it sounds outrageous, but the arguments my liberal readers make for abortion have convinced me that they are trying to legalize rape. Aside from the obvious fact that rape is a moral issue (and one can’t legislate morality), pro-abortion reasoning provides 10 additional reasons for making rape legal. I have enumerated all of them below. I have even taken the time to expand on some of the more disturbing arguments: 1. It is uncertain where consent ends and force begins. Because that is largely a religious question that cannot be determined by science, it has no place in...
  • We're Becoming a Country of Euro Wimps

    06/05/2012 7:36:53 AM PDT · by not romney · 5 replies
    RightWingWingNuts ^ | June 4 | John Alan
    The real Tea Party, the Tea Party of Samual Adams was a lot different than the metrosexual Tea Party of today. The Samuel Adam's Tea Party, which helped contribute to the start of the Revolution, was made up of true believers, men willing to fight and die for their convictions
  • Three Views on Same Sex "Marriage"

    05/22/2012 12:00:20 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 16 replies
    Townhall ^ | 5-21-12 | Mike Adams
    A lot of cultural commentators are confused these days. They believe that people’s views on same sex marriage are solely a reflection of their religious beliefs. Nothing could be further from the truth. Actually, some things could be further from the truth – like saying that Al Sharpton has integrity or that Dan Savage has class. But you get the point. The same sex marriage debate is about politics. To call it a religious debate is to miss the point entirely. Your stance on same sex marriage should vary depending on whether you consider yourself to be a conservative, a...
  • GOP lawmaker: Eligibility too scary to take on

    04/29/2012 8:31:25 PM PDT · by iontheball · 34 replies
    WND ^ | April 29, 2012 | Drew Zahn
    When it came to investigating Obama’s eligibility, however, Adams – who is now running for the U.S. House – said he feared Congress standing up to the chief executive would trigger “a constitutional crisis unlike one we’ve seen since perhaps the Civil War.” Further, Adams questioned whether an investigation by Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio – determining probable cause to suspect the White House presented forged documents as “proof” of Obama’s eligibility – lends “credibility” to the case.
  • For the Love of Marx

    04/02/2012 9:59:51 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 4 replies
    Townhall ^ | 4-3-2012 | Mike Adams
    There are more Marxists teaching in Sociology Departments in America than living in the former Soviet Union. These sociologists hold themselves out as scientists despite the fact that they fail consistently in their efforts to predict the future. In fact, most of them lack the competence to accurately predict the past. Among the least competent and most intellectually dishonest is Gary L. Faulkner, Professor Emeritus from the University of North Carolina. Faulkner recently claimed that Marx predicted the events we are seeing in the Occupy Wall Street movement. He also claimed that events from the 20th Century bolster the credibility...
  • Pentagon apologizes at local mosque for Quran burning

    02/24/2012 1:52:05 PM PST · by ColdOne · 48 replies
    wlja.com ^ | 2/24/12 | abc7
    STERLING, Va. (AP) - A senior Pentagon official is apologizing to Washington-area Muslims for the burning of Qurans at a military base in Afghanistan. Peter Lavoy, acting assistant secretary of defense for Asia and Pacific security affairs, says the military is investigating and that all troops are being retrained in the handling of religious materials. Lavoy's remarks were Friday at a mosque in suburban Washington, D.C. They come after protests across Afghanistan over the burning of several Qurans at a U.S. military base. Military officials say 20 people have died in the protests, including two U.S. soldiers.
  • Documents reveal coordination between ACORN affiliate and Justice Department Voting Section

    12/14/2011 3:28:15 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 10 replies
    Big government ^ | 12-14-11 | J. Christian Adams
    Judicial Watch has done it again. It has produced–following a Freedom of Information Act request filed with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ)–documents that suggest extensive coordination and communications between the DOJ Voting Section and former ACORN affiliate Project Vote. Project Vote appears to be directing DOJ resources toward particular states; is having meetings with DOJ staff; and is even recommending lawyers to work in the Justice Department Voting Section that will oversee the 2012 presidential election. Project Vote also appears to have played a role in the Justice Department’s lawsuit against Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s administration, which aims...
  • Alphabet Soup for the Conservative Soul

    10/24/2011 5:01:33 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 24, 2011 | Mike Adams
    It isn’t always fun being a conservative activist. There are some days I want to throw in the towel and find an easier job – like selling flannel shirts at Indigo Girls concerts or booking campus speeches for Noam Chomsky. Just a few weeks ago, I had one of those days. It all started when I took a long road trip to try and resolve a First Amendment issue with a university attorney. That was a big mistake. I not only failed to resolve the issue but had to sit and endure personal insults from someone bent on defending the...
  • All the President's Liars

    10/15/2011 6:39:45 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 10 replies
    rushlimbaugh.com ^ | 10/14/2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    All the President's Liars: The New Black Panthers Case Exposed by J. Christian Adams, and the Fast & Furious Scandal BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Random acts of journalism. They are rare. That's why we point them out when they happen. It is very rare indeed in this day and age for a journalist to actually commit journalism. Most of them just do propaganda, stenography, or what have you. Here is John King and a random act of journalism. He was on CNN, and what he did -- we got the sound bites here -- he plays Eric Holder's testimony to Congress...
  • Bank of Gay America

    08/29/2011 5:04:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 43 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 29, 2011 | Mike Adams
    Dear Mr. Moynihan: I want to bring to your attention a recent decision made by your HR team that I think does not reflect your leadership of Bank of America. Dr. Frank Turek was fired as a vendor for his political and religious views, even though those views were never mentioned or expressed during his work at Bank of America. By way of background, Dr. Turek is an eight-year veteran of the United States Navy, and he and his wife have two sons serving in the United States Air Force. He has conducted leadership, teambuilding and other training programs for...
  • Exclusive: Tim Adams’ Master Thesis, “There is No Birth Certificate for Obama”

    08/15/2011 12:28:44 PM PDT · by Hotlanta Mike · 110 replies · 1+ views
    The Post & Email ^ | Aug. 15, 2011 | WTPOTUS
    In the Words of Tim Adams; His Master’s Thesis states, “There is No Birth Certificate for Obama!” “There Isn’t One!” “He’s Lied About Being Born in a Hospital in Hawaii.” Tim Adams was the Senior Elections Clerk for the city and county of Honolulu during the 2008 presidential election. Tim was the person who told the media that there was no long form birth certificate for Barack Obama in Hawaii, and that it was common knowledge by all of the officials there. In his position, he had a staff of about fifty people who were in charge of verifying voter...
  • Take The Founding Fathers Quiz

    07/03/2011 9:32:16 PM PDT · by CaroleL · 23 replies
    TalkingSides.com ^ | 07/04/11 | CaroleL
    How much do you know about the men who lead the American colonies toward independence and through the first few years as the United States of America? Test your knowledge of some of the most important men in American history and the roles they played during those first turbulent years. Take The Quiz
  • American Independence, Then And Now (“Is Anybody There?”)

    07/03/2011 3:25:42 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 15 replies
    http://annem040359.wordpress.com/ ^ | July 3, 2011 | annem040359
    On this July 4th, American Independence Day, 2011, late Saturday night, I had come upon this YouTube recording of the Broadway presentation of the musical “1776″. The song, sung by actor Brent Spiner, who did the acting role of John Adams, one of the founding fathers and a member of the Second Continental Congress from Massachusetts, sings wondering if attending the Second Continental Congress was worth putting his life and ideas in danger. As the song progresses on, Mr. Adams realizes that it is all the more worth it when he thinks what the results will be and that an...
  • Philly Police Harass, Threaten to Shoot Man Legally Carrying Gun

    05/16/2011 7:42:31 PM PDT · by mcenedo · 27 replies
    Fox ^ | May 16, 2011 | John Stossel
    A story in today's Philadelphia Daily News shows why it's so important that citizens be allowed to videotape cops - it can be citizens' only way to fight back against police abuse of power. This incident happened several weeks ago in Philadelphia to Mark Fiorino, a 25-year-old IT worker who carries a gun on his hip at all times for self defense. He got the gun after several friends were mugged.
  • Homogenized Diversity

    03/31/2011 6:14:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 31, 2011 | Mike Addams
    I don’t get angry very often but this morning I got so mad I nearly dropped my assault rifle. I was writing another column in my camouflaged pajamas (no one saw me) when I got an email from a critic of one of my recent columns on campus diversity. The reader corrected my reference to the campus “LGBTQIA Resource Center” noting that it was only an “LGBTQIA Resource Office,” not an actual center. Since getting that email I haven’t slept a wink. It appears that, at least on our campus, the African Americans get a “Cultural Center,” the Woman...
  • Multiple “Choice” Questions

    03/07/2011 4:54:52 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 7, 2011 | Mike Adams
    Author’s Note: The sole outside source for the following column is the work of Scott Klusendorf (www.prolifetraining.com). Scott, a Summit Ministries faculty member, is, in my opinion, the world’s greatest pro-life advocate. Summit Ministries graduate Lila Rose is a close second. Both Scott and Lila are graduates of UCLA. Dear Keith: Thanks for writing to share your concerns about your “pro-choice” sociology professor. Taking a sociology class is always tough – especially when the professor claims to be your moral superior while simultaneously advocating abortion. I would recommend that you temper your remarks in class whenever you feel you are...
  • Take Two: Somali Pirates

    02/23/2011 8:05:03 PM PST · by marktwain · 9 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 22 February, 2011 | William C. Montgomery
    While preparing to write my fictional account of the voyage of the Neko II around Africa, which Mr. Farago has been good enough to publish in serial on this site, I spent countless hours researching and reading the accounts of people fortunate enough to sail the globe in private yachts. One of the blogs I stumbled across and drew inspiration from was that of Scott and Jean Adam and their Davidson 58 pilot house sloop, s/v Quest. One of my story’s plot points involved a brush with Somali pirates. No metaphor about art, life, imitation, or the strangeness of fiction...
  • Pirates: Yacht to make landfall in Somalia (Obama surrenders; no hostage rescue)

    02/20/2011 3:30:03 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 109 replies
    KABC ^ | 2/20/11 | John Hartung
    Pirates are now saying the yacht hijacked from a SoCal couple will make landfall in Somalia on Sunday, which may lessen the chance of a rescue at sea. The pirates took control of the yacht Quest on Friday in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Somalia. The Quest belongs to Jean and Scott Adam, two members of the Del Rey Yacht Club in Marina Del Rey. The Newport Beach couple has been sailing around the world since 2004 on their yacht, posting updates on their website. The trip was part adventure, part ministry, as they handed out Bibles along...
  • New Black Panther Party case: The facts are in (Good piece by Rubin)

    01/28/2011 9:40:53 AM PST · by jazusamo · 8 replies · 2+ views
    WaPo/Right Turn ^ | January 27, 2010 | Jennifer Rubin
    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights came out in December with a draft of its interim report on the New Black Panthers Party scandal. Earlier today a final report was posted on the commission's website, and with it, a flurry of rebuttals and separate statements from a number of the commissioners. The import of these statements should not be minimized. ~snip~As Gaziano and Heriot do, commissioner Peter Kirsanow (a Republican appointee) goes through the evidence of malfeasance by an Obama political appointee, Julie Fernandes: Mr. [Chris] Coates [who headed the NBPP trial team] came forward and testified to the...
  • Hawaii official now swears: No Obama birth certificate

    01/24/2011 11:40:39 PM PST · by jdoug666 · 49 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 1/24/2011 | Jerome R. Corsi
    Former Hawaii elections clerk Tim Adams has now signed an affidavit swearing he was told by his supervisors in Hawaii that no long-form, hospital-generated birth certificate existed for Barack Obama Jr....
  • Hawaii official now swears: No Obama birth certificate

    01/25/2011 3:33:13 AM PST · by soakncider · 157 replies
    WND ^ | 1/24/2011 | Jerome Corsi
    BORN IN THE USA? Hawaii official now swears: No Obama birth certificate Signs affidavit declaring long-form, hospital-generated document absent Posted: January 24, 2011 8:48 pm Eastern By Jerome R. Corsi © 2011 WorldNetDaily Former Hawaii elections clerk Tim Adams has now signed an affidavit swearing he was told by his supervisors in Hawaii that no long-form, hospital-generated birth certificate existed for Barack Obama Jr. in Hawaii and that neither Queens Medical Center nor Kapi'olani Medical Center in Honolulu had any record of Obama having been born in their medical facilities. Read more: Hawaii official now swears: No Obama birth certificate...
  • G'burg Dems seek sense in election (Adams County, PA Rats Scratch Their Heads!)

    11/04/2010 6:23:32 AM PDT · by Virginia Ridgerunner · 21 replies
    The Evening Sun (Hanover, PA) ^ | November 4, 2010 | KATHARINE HARMON
    As the Gettysburg Area Democracy for America met Wednesday night, members joked of the "elephant in the room." And when they asked their panel guests -- political science and economics professors at Gettysburg College -- what happened in Tuesday's election as Republicans gained many U.S. House and Senate seats, the professors said they had no answers. "The world is a confused place," joked moderator Lou Hammann. The group assembled at the Lutheran Seminary threw out ideas and questions as to why this election seemed to be a referendum on President Barack Obama. The one thing they all agreed on was...
  • EDITORIAL: No black hole for Black Panthers--Attorney General Holder can't hide testimony forever

    10/11/2010 5:14:33 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 11, 2010 | Editorial
    The Obama Justice Department can put an end to the scandal surrounding the New Black Panther voter-intimidation case. All Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. would have to do is allow members of his Voting Rights Section to answer a few simple questions under oath, without waiving a single legal privilege.On Friday, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights approved two letters to Mr. Holder. Both ask, again, for more cooperation than the Justice Department has provided for 16 months. The commission is seeking information about an alleged "broad culture of hostility to race-neutral enforcement of the civil rights laws;...
  • Just Swastikas

    10/04/2010 6:22:48 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 10/4/2010 | Mike Adams
    Plans for National Coming Out Day are going well all across North Carolina – especially at UNC-Charlotte (UNCC). Conservative students at UNCC are planning a Conservative Coming Out Day in response to National Coming Out Day. I will be there to offer a diverse perspective on an important issue that has been largely ignored on our nation’s campuses. My speech will highlight several pending cases, which show that homosexuals are not the principal victims of civil rights violations in this country. Instead, they are the principal perpetrators of civil rights violations in this country – especially on our college campuses....
  • American Hero: Coates Negates a Year of Justice Department Spin on New Black Panther Case

    09/24/2010 10:57:19 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 39 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | September 23, 2010 | J. Christian Adams
    We no longer must consult history for a lawyer-hero willing to take personal risk for sacred principles such as the rule of law and racial equality. Our age can claim Christopher Coates. It has been a very bad week for the dwindling number of people defending the dismissal of the voter intimidation case against the New Black Panther Party by Eric Holder’s Justice Department. Today might have been the worst day of all. Former Voting Section Chief Christopher Coates testified to the United States Civil Rights Commission that Obama political appointees dismissed the case because they are opposed to enforcing...
  • Coates’ Direct Eyewitness Testimony to Shine Light on DOJ

    09/23/2010 10:22:28 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | September 23, 2010 | Hans A. von Spakovsky
    The news that Christopher Coates, former chief of the Justice Department’s Voting Section, is set to testify Friday before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is crucial to the panel’s investigation of allegations that the Obama administration has not enforced the nation’s civil rights laws in a race-neutral manner.The testimony by Coates, a career government lawyer, is expected to shed light on whether DOJ: • Discriminated against white voters in dismissing the voter-intimidation case against two members of the New Black Panther Party and the party itself that arose from incidents at a Philadelphia polling place on Election Day...
  • Lady Gaga, superstar to teens, wears dress made of animal flesh (opinion)

    09/20/2010 11:15:48 AM PDT · by mlizzy · 31 replies
    Natural News ^ | 9-20-10 | Mike Adams
    (NaturalNews) If you've ever wondered about the true mental sickness of the entertainment industry, look no further than Lady Gaga. She rose to fame and has become a teen favorite by pumping out tunes like "Love Game" where she belts out lines such as "Let's have some fun, this beat is sick, I wanna take a ride on your disco stick." Seriously. This is the stuff your teenage kids are piping into their brains through their iPods, by the way. And that's just the beginning: Lady Gaga is also largely responsible for the new craze of wearing "dilated pupil contact...
  • Justice Department Reaches Agreement to Protect Rights of Military and Overseas Vote...(See Comment)

    09/16/2010 1:22:12 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 5 replies
    DOJ ^ | September 15, 2010 | Press Release
    Complete title: Justice Department Reaches Agreement to Protect Rights of Military and Overseas Voters in Alaska WASHINGTON – The Justice Department today announced that it has reached an agreement with Alaska officials to help ensure that military service members and other U.S. citizens living overseas have an opportunity to participate fully in the Nov. 2, 2010, federal general election. The agreement was necessary to ensure Alaska’s compliance with the 2009 Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act (MOVE Act). The agreement provides Alaska will expedite the candidate certification procedures for its Aug. 24, 2010, primary election so that it is able...
  • No, Professor Ahmed, the Founders Were Not So Fond of Islam

    09/10/2010 8:05:24 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | September 10, 2010 | Laura Rubenfeld
    While doing the MSM circuit this week, American University professor Akbar Ahmed told some whoppers about Adams, Jefferson, and Franklin Akbar Ahmed, the chair of Islamic studies at American University, has advised many government officials, including General Petraeus, Richard Holbrooke, and George W. Bush. He speaks regularly on BBC and CNN, and has appeared on many U.S. shows, including Oprah and Nightline.To oppose the “burn the Quran” event planned by Pastor Terry Jones, Ahmed wrote an editorial for CNN in which he stated: Not only are the actions of Jones contrary to the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, but...
  • Denounce Portland Mayor Sam Adams, not Oregon Firearms Federation

    08/27/2010 7:21:06 AM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 26 August, 2010 | David Codrea
    Yesterday, I shared a message Portland Mayor Sam Adams sent me, where he "encouraged" me "to denounce the Oregon Firearms Federation statement" responding to his plan for imposing more "gun control" edicts in the city. Let's take a closer look at his message and respond to the points he raises: "David, please actually read the website; the quote, '...no-compromise gun lobby,' is right on the front page." I have, Mr. Mayor. I linked to it last Friday at the end of my column. I'm wondering what's wrong with refusing to compromise our rights with those who would infringe on them....
  • EDITORIAL: Justice stiffs Civil Rights Commission--Lawlessness stems from Black Panther case

    08/17/2010 4:30:48 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 14 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 17, 2010 | Editorial
    The hypocrisy of the Obama Justice Department has reached staggering proportions on a host of issues stemming from the New Black Panther voter-intimidation case. Such systemic evasion of justice breeds lawlessness. The Justice Department's latest thumb in the eye of its critics came in an Aug. 11 letter from Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Mr. Perez told the commission that he will continue blocking testimony from veteran civil rights attorney Christopher Coates because Mr. Coates' stationing in South Carolina since mid-January means he is not "the appropriate witness to testify regarding current...
  • With DOJ Stonewalling on New Black Panthers Case, Civil Rights Commission Asks for Expanded Powers

    08/16/2010 10:37:18 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 2 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | August 16, 2010 | Richard Pollock
    The continuing DOJ refusal to allow attorney Christopher Coates to testify on the case results in a heated Commission hearing. In an explosive and raucous hearing on August 13, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights voted 5-3 to officially ask Congress to expand its investigatory powers. This action came as a result of U.S. Justice Department stonewalling regarding the dismissal of a voter intimidation case against members of the New Black Panther Party.The commission meeting was dominated by discussion of the DOJ’s continued muzzling of career attorney Christopher Coates, who was head of the DOJ Voting Rights section when the...
  • Iranian Legislator Says Egypt Promised to Enable His Entry to Gaza

    07/28/2010 6:18:47 PM PDT · by Cindy · 22 replies · 3+ views
    YNET NEWS.com ^ | Published: 07.28.10, 21:09 / Israel News | Dudi Cohen
    SNIPPET: "Iranian parliament member Mahmoud Ahmadi Bigesh said Wednesday that Egypt has promised to issue entry permits for him and three of his fellow parliament members, who want to enter the Gaza Strip via the Rafah crossing."
  • EDITORIAL: A pattern of misconduct at Justice--Black Panther case is no shot in the dark

    08/09/2010 7:29:26 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 13 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 9, 2010 | Editorial
    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights says the Justice Department continues to stonewall investigation of the New Black Panther Party voter-intimidation case. This reflects systemic injustice at Justice. Several reports in the past week exposed a bizarre ideological campaign being pushed by the department's Civil Rights Division. First, the department apparently is adopting a policy of sending award money from successful civil rights suits not to actual victims, but to outside groups that claim to "represent" victims' interests. This clearly risks payoffs to liberal groups such as ACORN, the ACLU and the NAACP. Second, the department threatens to halt a...
  • With Due Apologies to Abigail Thernstrom. . . the New Black Panther case is not “small potatoes.”

    07/28/2010 11:17:40 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 6 replies · 5+ views
    NRO/The Corner ^ | July 28, 2010 | Hans A. von Spakovsky
    Abby Thernstrom is my friend and we usually agree on voting matters, but I have to say with due respect to her that her view of the New Black Panther Party voter intimidation case is wrong for a number of reasons, from her characterization of the evidence in the case to a misunderstanding of the applicable legal standards. On the other hand, Commissioner Thernstrom seems to have backed off somewhat on some issues in her latest posting at National Review. Whether or not this is because of the sharp criticism by Andy McCarthy, it is hard to tell, although I...
  • Yes, the Black Panther Case Is Small Potatoes - A reply to Andrew McCarthy

    07/27/2010 12:51:10 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 36 replies · 2+ views
    National Review Online ^ | July 27, 2010 | Abigail Thernstrom
    Almost a month ago, I published a piece in NRO titled “The New Black Panther Case: A Conservative Dissent.” The main thrust of the article — now forgotten by everyone, it seems — was that the Obama Justice Department’s enforcement of the Voting Rights Act was deeply troubling. I am no fan of Attorney General Eric Holder’s policies, and the voting section had just proposed important new regulations interpreting the statute that will likely result in the widespread racial gerrymandering of legislative districts following the 2010 census. The revised regulations will deeply affect the landscape of American politics for the...
  • Dissenting with Paul Mirengoff: New Black Panther Case Should Not Have Been Dismissed

    07/21/2010 11:54:21 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 1 replies · 1+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | July 21, 2010 | Hans A. von Spakovsky
    The ongoing investigation of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is no longer primarily about the dismissal of the voter-intimidation case against the New Black Panther Party. It’s about a much more important matter — namely, the sworn testimony that an Obama political appointee instructed Voting Section lawyers that no cases would be brought against any black or other minority defendants no matter how egregious their violations of the law.Moreover, that appointee, Julie Fernandes of the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice, is alleged to have instructed the lawyers not to enforce part of the National Voter...