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  • Is Harry Reid Involved? Seven Answers to Seven Questions

    04/13/2014 10:42:43 AM PDT · by yoe · 63 replies
    The Blaze ^ | April 13, 2014 | Becket Adams
    Government officials retreated Saturday from federal property in Gold Butte, Nev., leaving behind some 389 “trespass cattle” that had been impounded as the result of a decades-long dispute between a local rancher and the U.S. government. But while the story has managed to capture the attention of thousands of Americans, it has also managed to confuse thousands more. Indeed, from questions regarding property rights to whether a Democratic senator was involved in the cattle roundup, many have been left wondering what it’s all about and searching for the facts.[snip] Does Sen. Harry Reid have a connection to the Bureau of...
  • Shocking Allegations Show Harry Reid, Chinese Company Behind Nevada Ranch Standoff

    04/13/2014 7:37:27 AM PDT · by yoe · 98 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | April 2014 | B. Christopher Agee
    The ranch, which has been in Cliven Bundy’s family for more than a century, is ground zero for a growing showdown between federal authorities and individual rights activists.VideoAs a family in Clark County, Nev. continues to face an onslaught of heavily armed federal agents determined to kick them off of their ranch, reports have surfaced that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid might be behind the entire ordeal. The ranch, which has been in Cliven Bundy’s family for more than a century, is ground zero for a growing showdown between federal authorities and individual rights activists. Despite attempting to silence protesters...
  • Fed-Up Eric Holder Rips Congress: ‘Unprecedented, Unwarranted, Ugly and Divisive’

    04/10/2014 4:46:40 PM PDT · by yoe · 52 replies
    ABC News ^ | April 10, 2014 | Mike Levine
    A fed-up Attorney General Eric Holder is accusing congressional critics of launching “unprecedented, unwarranted, ugly and divisive” attacks on him and the Obama administration. During a speech to the National Action Network, a group founded by Rev. Al Sharpton, in New York on Wednesday lauding the organization’s effort to advance racial equality, a heated Holder went a little off-script.
  • Early Warning: The Continuing Need for National Defense

    04/09/2014 3:10:05 PM PDT · by yoe · 1 replies
    Imprimis ^ | March 2014 | Brian T. Kennedy
    The following is adapted from a speech delivered on March 4, 2014, at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C.Harold Rood, a professor of international relations at Claremont McKenna College who died in 2011, was not as well known as he was influential. A soldier in Patton’s army in World War II, he taught his students that war is permanent to the human condition, and that in war it is better to win, for no one ever had to accommodate a loser. [snip] The San Jose Attack Last April 16, just outside...
  • The Political Party Elites Have Spoken: It’s Bush vs. Clinton in 2016

    03/31/2014 9:36:59 AM PDT · by yoe · 167 replies
    PJ Media ^ | March 31, 2014 | Ron Rodash
    I have no objections to Jeb Bush running for president. He obviously has a wide appeal as a potential candidate. With a Mexican wife, and as a man who speaks fluent Spanish, he would be able to increase the Hispanic vote in the GOP column. On the other hand, many in the Republican base find his position on immigration untenable, and would fight him tooth and nail during primary season. He is also a serious advocate of education reform. His support of Common Core, however, will also find many who are in the conservative ranks objecting, since they fear that...
  • County Commissioner Will Take Jail Over Being Denied Her Religious Rights

    03/31/2014 8:21:42 AM PDT · by yoe · 14 replies
    Godfather Politics ^ | March 28, 2014 | Gary DeMar
    Judges are stepping in where they have no jurisdiction, no constitutional backing, no understanding of the limits of the federal government in relation to the states, and almost no knowledge of American history. “A Carroll County [Maryland] commissioner said she was ‘willing to go to jail’ opening up a board meeting with a prayer despite a federal judge in Maryland ruling the board has to stop with opening meetings with prayers that reference Jesus Christ or any specific deity. “‘If we cease to believe that our rights come from God, we cease to be America,’ (video) ‘We’ve been told to...
  • White House looks to regulate cow flatulence as part of climate agenda

    03/30/2014 12:00:54 PM PDT · by yoe · 50 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | March 28, 2014
    As part of its plan to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, the Obama administration is targeting the dairy industry to reduce methane emissions in their operations. This comes despite falling methane emission levels across the economy since 1990.(The White House has Proposed) cutting methane emissions from the dairy industry by 25 percent by 2020. Although U.S. agriculture only accounts for about 9 percent of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, it makes up a sizeable portion of methane emissions — which is a very potent greenhouse gas. Some of these methane emissions come from cow...
  • Drudge Exposes Another ObamaCare Lie, Pays 'Liberty Tax'

    03/25/2014 2:02:31 PM PDT · by yoe · 12 replies
    IBD ^ | March 24, 2014 | Editor
    Health Reform: Despite White House claims no one has to pay ObamaCare's individual mandate tax until next year, a Web heavyweight points out that self-employed individuals file their estimated taxes this year for 2014. In what could be the tweet heard around the world, Internet icon Matt Drudge tweeted at 11:09 a.m. Friday: "Just paid the ObamaCare penalty for not 'getting covered' ... I'M CALLING IT A LIBERTY TAX!" A mere 22 minutes later, White House spokesman Jesse Lee tweeted: "Flat lie, no fee for previous year." Lee's tweet shows just how little the White House knows about business, particularly...
  • Clinton wants 'mass movement' on climate change

    03/23/2014 2:38:25 PM PDT · by yoe · 40 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | March 23, 2014 | KEN THOMAS
    Hillary Rodham Clinton says young people understand the significant threat of (climate change) and that she hopes there will be a mass movement that demands political change. The potential 2016 presidential candidate says at a Clinton Global Initiative University panel that young people are much more committed to doing something to address climate change. Clinton says it isn't "just some ancillary issue" but will determine the quality of life for many people. The former secretary of state cited global warming as a major issue that students could face in the future.
  • LeBron James Obamacare assist: LBJ set to appear in ads promoting health care reform

    03/14/2014 2:27:39 PM PDT · by yoe · 28 replies
    Sports World News ^ | March 14, 2014 | Glenn Minnis
    The Obama administration has enlisted the aid of NBA star LeBron James in promoting the nation's new health care law. With Obamacare enrollees reportedly still lagging among younger people, President Obama is hoping the 29-year-old, four-time league MVP and two-time defending champion might be able to help boost enrollments in that sector.
  • Eric Holder To State Attorneys General: You Don't Have to Enforce Laws You Disagree With

    03/11/2014 9:17:08 AM PDT · by yoe · 43 replies
    Townhall ^ | March 11, 2014 | Katie Pavlich
    Attorney General Eric Holder is taking the lawless attitude of the Obama administration and passing it down to state attorneys general. Yesterday during an interview with The New York Times, Holder said state attorneys general do not have to enforce laws they disagree with, specifically when it comes to the issue of gay marriage. It is highly unusual for the United States attorney general to advise his state counterparts on how and when to refuse to defend state laws. But Mr. Holder said when laws touch on core constitutional issues like equal protection, an attorney general should apply the highest...
  • Mitch McConnell: 'We're Going to Crush Tea Party Everywhere' in Primaries

    03/10/2014 3:05:10 PM PDT · by yoe · 64 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 10, 2014 | Gretchen Carlson
    Video: The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson will focus on all current events from general news and crime to politics and investigative reports. On this new show, Carlson will interview newsmakers and lead in-depth panel debates, lending viewers context and perspective on the headlines of the day. The program will also utilize social media to explore trending news stories and enlist viewer feedback.
  • EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE: IDF soldiers board the Klos-C

    03/09/2014 9:51:01 AM PDT · by yoe
    Patriot Action ^ | March 8, 2014 | Bill Bissell, Admin II
  • Black Caucus calls for removal of Darrell Issa from Oversight Committee

    03/07/2014 6:30:26 AM PST · by yoe · 35 replies
    The Grio ^ | March 6, 2014 | Staff
    House Committee hearings are rarely must-see television but a heated exchange (heated exchange) between Oversight chairman Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) and the ranking Democratic member Rep. Elijah Cummings yesterday was unprecedented. Issa was holding hearings to investigate alleged political bias within the IRS. When he deemed witness Lois Lerner uncooperative and tried to prematurely end the proceedings, Cummings fought back. “Mr. Chairman, you cannot run a committee like this. You just cannot do this. We’re better than that as a country, we’re better than that as a committee,” he said.
  • Colorado Democrats Lie About Guns… Again

    03/05/2014 8:16:53 AM PST · by yoe · 6 replies
    Eagle Rising ^ | March 5, 2014 | Onan Coca
    The Colorado GOP is not happy with the way (Democrats have misused statistics) to try to keep their draconian gun laws on the books. Recently the Colorado Republicans tried to repeal some of the gun laws that the Democratic legislature had passed over the last couple of years. In their efforts to keep the GOP from succeeding, Democrat lawmakers said some things that Republicans took exception to. During debate on the repeal attempt, CBI Director Ron Sloan said 6,200 checks were done on “private transfers that were covered under HB1229.” guncontrolliarDemocrats sized on that figure in rejecting the repeal attempt,...
  • Hillary pulls into passing lane on ObamaCare (Whoops)

    02/27/2014 9:39:27 AM PST · by yoe · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 27, 2014 | Chris Stirewalt
    Video Democratic 2016 frontrunner Hillary Clinton nudged the accelerator in her effort to get past the problems with (Obamacare) bedeviling the president and their party. Talking to a gathering of health information specialists in Florida, Clinton sounded more than open to substantial changes to President Obama’s signature law.
  • NFL could pull Super Bowl if Arizona religious rights bill passes

    02/25/2014 4:49:47 PM PST · by yoe · 65 replies
    The Examiner ^ | February 25, 2014 | Ashe Schow
    Call it what you want -- anti-gay or religious rights -- but if Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signs a controversial bill, you might not be calling Arizona the home of the 2015 Super Bowl. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act, S.B. 1062, is the current controversy du jour out of Arizona, and the National Football League is with the opposition. “Our policies emphasize tolerance and inclusiveness and prohibit discrimination based on age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation or any other improper standard,” NFL spokesman Greg Aiello told USA Today. “We are following the issue in Arizona and will continue to do...
  • Harvard Columnist Warns University Free Speech Threatens Liberalism .... (SHAZAM!)

    02/25/2014 1:28:42 PM PST · by yoe · 33 replies
    Godfather Politics ^ | February 5, 2014 | Dave Jolly
    One of the most important freedoms sought by our Founding Fathers was the right to free speech. Under the British monarchy, they were not allowed to criticize or say anything against the King or British government. To do so could mean imprisonment or worse. This is what prompted them to make free speech the first item guaranteed by the Bill of Rights. Over the past several years, we’ve seen a growing number of attempts to limit free speech by the Obama administration. Barack Obama has used the IRS to target his political enemies in such way as to penalize them...
  • Google: GPAs, test scores 'worthless'

    02/25/2014 8:53:58 AM PST · by yoe · 46 replies
    WND ^ | February 25, 2014 | Bob Unruh
    Harvard business degree. Top-of-class ranking and a 4.0 GPA is what top companies like Google are looking for in new talent, right? Not right. According to Google, the Internet behemoth that snaps up other companies like families buy groceries, the top quality it looks for in job candidates is the ability to learn. Likewise, the crucial ability to step up and lead when needed – or “just as critically, do you step back and stop leading, do you let someone else?” explains Google Senior Vice President of Operations Laszlo Bock. [snip] And what quality allows for all of these critical...
  • Stephen Blackwood: ObamaCare and My Mother's Cancer Medicine

    02/24/2014 1:09:37 PM PST · by yoe · 30 replies
    WSJ ^ | February 24, 2014 | Stephen Blackwood
    When my mother was diagnosed with carcinoid cancer in 2005, when she was 49, it came as a lightning shock. Her mother, at 76, had yet to go gray, and her mother's mother, at 95, was still playing bingo in her nursing home. My mother had always been, despite her diminutive frame, a titanic and irrepressible force of vitality and love. She had given birth to me and my nine younger siblings, and juggled kids, home and my father's medical practice with humor and grace for three decades. She swam three times a week in the early mornings, ate healthily...
  • White House pushes for black enrollees (Reparations)

    02/23/2014 8:25:39 AM PST · by yoe · 21 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 21, 2014 | Jonathan Easley
    VideoThe Obama administration is engaged in a “final coordinated push” to enroll blacks in ObamaCare, White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett said Friday. Jarrett said blacks have a “disproportionately low rate of coverage,” and called enrolling them the administration’s “top priority.” “We still have a long way to go and we want to make sure we take advantage of every opportunity for outreach,” she said in a Friday conference call with reporters and three mayors that preside over large black communities: Kevin Johnson of Sacramento, Calif., Michael Nutter of Philadelphia and A.C. Wharton of Memphis, Tenn. An estimated 6.8 million...
  • Obama Calls On Democrats: Get ‘Sexy’ To Win Elections (The Dumbing Down of America......)

    02/21/2014 7:12:22 PM PST · by yoe · 41 replies
    The Patriot ^ | February 21, 2014 | Staff
    President Barack Obama has called on Democrats throughout the Nation to do everything they can to make the upcoming midterm races “sexy.” Check it out: “We know how to win national elections,” Obama said during a meeting with Democratic Governors and Party donors Thursday night. “But all too often it’s during these midterms where we end up getting ourselves into trouble because, I guess we don’t think it’s sexy enough.” The President went on to encourage Democrats to focus heavily on State policies and politics in the run-up to the elections.
  • Holder's Felon Re-Enfranchisement A Ruse To Unlock 2 Mil Dem Votes

    02/18/2014 6:48:59 AM PST · by yoe · 27 replies
    IBD ^ | February 18, 2014 | Editor
    Radical Politics: The Obama administration isn't satisfied with locking in votes for Democrats by giving amnesty to illegal immigrants. Now it's also trying to unlock ex-con's votes through felon re-enfranchisement. In a Georgetown University speech, Attorney General Eric Holder last week called state laws barring convicted felons from voting racist measures that "strip African-Americans of their most fundamental rights." "Throughout America, 2.2 million black citizens — or nearly one in 13 African-American adults — are banned from voting because of these laws," he asserted. "In three states — Florida, Kentucky and Virginia — that ratio climbs to one in five."...
  • Juan Williams: Republican leaders must keep Tea Party on the run

    02/17/2014 4:43:43 PM PST · by yoe · 48 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 17, 2014 | Juan Williams
    Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnel (R-Ky.) are now in position to end the Tea Party’s death grip on the Republican Party’s political future. [snip]If the nation’s credit rating, stocks and the recovery went down the sewer because of Republicans’ refusal to raise the debt ceiling, the GOP’s chances in the midterm elections would have been severely damaged.
  • Obama: "I think America is stronger where everybody's being treated...with respect and dignity"

    02/17/2014 11:17:47 AM PST · by yoe · 45 replies
    CBS news ^ | February 17, 2014 | Staff
    VideoPresident Obama says he supports gay college football player Michael Sam. While being interviewed by retired NBA player Charles Barkley, Obama spoke about how other athletes have put their careers on the line in order for others to get ahead. Anthony Mason reports.
  • 20 percent of Obamacare enrollees failed to pay their premium

    02/14/2014 9:08:37 AM PST · by yoe · 10 replies
    Powerline ^ | Feburary 14, 2014 | Paul Mirengoff
    The (New York Times) reports that, according to insurance companies and industry experts, one in five people who signed up for health insurance under Obamacare failed to pay their premium on time and therefore did not receive coverage in January. Given Obamacare’s disastrous rollout, the White House had urged insurers to give people more time to pay, and did so. But some people missed even the extended deadlines. Presumably, human nature is an important cause of the failure to pay on time. In addition, some people must have changed their minds about whether they wanted coverage, and in some cases...
  • Obama Is President Calvinball (Good read)

    02/13/2014 10:20:32 AM PST · by yoe · 11 replies
    A Pocket Full Of Liberty ^ | January 15, 2014 | Jay Caruso
    Calvin and Hobbes is my favorite comic strip of all time. The adventures of Calvin and his stuffed animal Hobbes (that comes alive when nobody else is around) were just classic. A game the two played often was called ‘Calvinball.’ The central premise behind that game is that rules are made up as you go along. Ironically, that is the central premise of how Barack Obama operates as President of the United States. For a man who so badly wanted to be President, he seems to hate the job. It’s almost as if he imagined he would take office and...
  • Eric Holder makes case for felons to get voting rights back

    02/12/2014 9:14:59 AM PST · by yoe · 21 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Feburary 11, 2014 | Adam Goldman
    Washington • Attorney General Eric Holder called on a group of states Tuesday to restore voting rights to ex-felons, part of a push to fix what he sees as flaws in the criminal justice system that have a disparate impact on racial minorities. "It is time to fundamentally rethink laws that permanently disenfranchise people who are no longer under federal or state supervision," Holder said, targeting 11 states that he said continue to restrict voting rights for former inmates, even after they’ve finished their prison terms.
  • Poorly educated and lied to, Blacks at UCLA call correcting their grammar and punctuation racist

    02/11/2014 10:58:06 AM PST · by yoe · 42 replies
    The Coach Is Right ^ | February 10, 2014 | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    It’s hard to figure out what to make of the people in this story. Should these people be laughed at or pitied? Recently a group of 25 self-described “Students of Color” held a sit-in to support poor English writing skills. They whined about the “racism” of being offered constructive criticism of their lack of grammar, spelling and punctuation abilities. As products of dysfunctional government schools, many if not all of them have little or no writing skill. Many of them don’t know they have no writing skills. They have been lied to and had their heads patted so often by...
  • Fast and Furious defendant gets 30 years in border agent's killing

    02/10/2014 2:49:36 PM PST · by yoe · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | Feburary 10, 2014 | AP
    A man convicted in the shooting death of a federal Border Patrol agent during a firefight that revealed the government's botched gun-smuggling investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious was sentenced Monday to 30 years in prison. Manuel Osorio-Arellanes, who is from El Fuerte in the Mexican state of Sinaloa, is the only person to be convicted in the Dec. 14, 2010, shooting death of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry near the Arizona-Mexico border. U.S. District Court judge David C. Bury handed down the sentence, 360 months with credit for time served.
  • NAACP requires marchers protesting North Carolina voter ID law TO SHOW PHOTO ID

    02/09/2014 7:26:26 AM PST · by yoe · 18 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | February 8, 2014 | Katie McHugh
    North Carolinians marching to protest voter-ID laws must present a valid photo ID to participate in an NAACP-hosted protest against voter-ID laws in Raleigh on Saturday. The central claim among the protesters is that the voter-ID laws disenfranchise certain segments of the voting population, particularly minority voters and poor voters. According to official NAACP flyers passed out at the rally, protesters must carry the precise kind of ID that they would be (expected) to present at the voting booth.....Do bring required photo ID to the march.....
  • A Case of Faculty Discrimination Based on Politics

    02/08/2014 10:50:48 AM PST · by yoe · 6 replies
    WSJ ^ | Peter Berkowitz
    On Feb. 13 in St. Paul, Minn., the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments in Wagner v. Jones. The appeal is procedurally complex. But the legal question at the heart of the original case has potentially far-reaching implications for public and private legal education. To wit, whether a state law-school may deny employment to faculty candidates because of their political beliefs. In a trial concluded 15 months ago, Teresa Wagner accused the University of Iowa College of Law of violating her First Amendment right of free expression and 14th Amendment right of equal protection under the law when...
  • The Worst Idea in the World

    02/07/2014 9:03:57 AM PST · by yoe · 17 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | February 5, 2013 | Robert McCain
    <p>Five years after the Bolshevik Revolution, Austrian economist Ludwig von Mises predicted that the Soviet project was doomed to fail. In his classic work Socialism, Mises explained that the attempt to replace the market system with central economic planning could not succeed, because the planners could not possibly have the information necessary to make all the decisions which, in a market economy, are made by individuals whose needs and desires are reflected in prices: "The problem of economic calculation is the fundamental problem of Socialism."</p>
  • Iranian Basij Presents Its Report On Human Rights In The U.S.

    02/07/2014 7:23:06 AM PST · by yoe · 5 replies
    MEMRI ^ | Feburary 7, 2014 | Special Dispatch
    On January 27, 2014, the Iranian paramilitary Basij presented its 2013 report on human rights in the U.S., which was published in Farsi, Arabic, and English.[1] The Basij report details human rights violations by the U.S administration, including execution, torture in prisons, and racial discrimination in the American justice system. The report includes few statistics and sources, relying largely on the websites of organizations such as Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty International that cannot be accessed in Iran; the Iranian regime has in the past referred to these organizations, which have criticized the Basij itself, as "Zionist." According to...
  • Obama says ‘freedom of religion is under threat’ as Catholics sue administration

    02/06/2014 11:56:28 AM PST · by yoe · 28 replies
    The Daily ^ | February 6, 2014 | Christopher Bedford
    In a speech during Thursday morning’s National Prayer Breakfast, President Barack Obama acknowledged, “It’s also clear that around the world, freedom of religion is under threat.” “No society can truly succeed unless it guarantees the rights of all its people, including religious minorities,” he added later. The Obama administration has been harshly criticized by the Catholic church and civil liberties organizations concerned that Obamacare mandates that organizations provide their employees free access to contraceptives through their health care plans, even if their religious faith calls contraception a sin.[snip[ The Little Sisters of the Poor, an organization run by Catholic nuns...
  • Was Mysterious Attack on Calif Power Station a ‘Dress Rehearsal’ for Much Larger Assault on US grid?

    02/05/2014 11:14:10 AM PST · by yoe · 31 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Dec. 28, 2013 | Dave Urbanski
    Although the fact that the still-unsolved attack on a power station near San Jose occurred just a handful of hours after the Boston Marathon bombing — and apparently raised a few eyebrows initially — its ride in the public eye has been decidedly under the radar to date.[snip]Here’s what went down: Around 1 a.m. on April 16, two manholes were entered and fiber cables cut around the PG&E Metcalf substation, which killed some local 911 services, landline service to the substation, and cell phone service in the area, a senior U.S. intelligence official told Foreign Policy. More from Foreign Policy:...
  • Sen. Cruz: President Obama simply disregards the law

    02/04/2014 3:31:31 PM PST · by yoe · 25 replies
    The Blaz ^ | Tuesday, February Feb 4, 2014 | Glenn Beck
    Anyone who listened to President Obama’s State of the Union address understands his intention to circumvent Congress whenever necessary in order to get his agenda enacted. On radio this morning, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) joined Glenn to discuss his work to shed light on federal overreach through his work on the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights. This morning, Sen. Cruz released his ( third report) on the Obama Administration’s attempts to expand federal power, specifically as it relates to federal encroachment upon the state of Texas. “I serve as the ranking member, the...
  • Anger Rising: Obama’s An ‘Enemy Combatant’

    02/01/2014 12:02:34 PM PST · by yoe · 14 replies
    Voters in Republican Rep. Jim Bridenstine’s Oklahoma district may look meek and mild, maybe even sweet, but their opinions of (Obama) reveal nothing but a battleground “take-no-prisoners” attitude. One lady, for example, said there needs to be changes in the Senate so “we can impeach the S-O-B.” Said another: “He’s not president as far as I’m concerned. … Should be executed. He’s an enemy combatant.” She complained that Congress is doing nothing, and that “allows this moron to make decisions.” “He has no authority. None.” The video was uploaded just this week, but it’s unclear when the meeting was held,...
  • Obama White House Hypocritically Pays Women Less Than Men

    01/31/2014 6:53:53 AM PST · by yoe · 5 replies
    IBD ^ | January 30, 2914 | Editor
    Paycheck Fairness: The president who repeated the feminist "77 cents" myth and touted equal pay for equal work in the State of the Union hasn't practiced what he preaches with the women he employs. The feminist heroine that prompted the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act might be surprised to learn of the Obama White House's war on women, paying its female staffers only 87 cents on the dollar compared with their male counterparts. So when Obama lectured that "women deserve equal pay for equal work," he hasn't exactly been true to his school. Last September, economist Mark J. Perry noted...
  • Millions of Dollars in Phony $100 Bills Flooding the Big Apple

    01/30/2014 3:48:15 PM PST · by yoe · 20 replies
    DNAinfo ^ | January 30, 2014 | Murray Weiss
    It’s all about the Benjamins. An international counterfeiting ring has been pumping millions of dollars in phony $100 bills into New York and other cities in the metropolitan area over the past several years, forcing the Secret Service to step up its operation to shut it down, sources told "On The Inside." Federal officials are tracking the mules who smuggle bogus bills into the country and distributing an alert to New York businesses, banks and security industry personnel that teaches how to detect the fake C-notes, a copy of which DNAinfo New York obtained. [snip]The Secret Service warning says the...
  • Obama Invites Illegal Immigrants to His Big Speech, Still Refuses to Meet With ICE Agents

    01/29/2014 9:34:02 AM PST · by yoe · 12 replies
    Townhall ^ | January 29, 2014 | Katie Pavlich
    Last night, six illegal immigrants attended the State of the Union address as guests of President Obama in an effort to bolster his calls for immigration reform. [snip] But it seems as though President Obama is more serious about emboldening illegal immigrants than helping law enforcement agents dealing with the problem. According to Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent and President of the National ICE Council Chris Crane, President Obama is still refusing to meet with them to discuss the issue. "According to news accounts, the President has once again invited illegal immigrants to the State of the Union – and...
  • GAI report exposes Obama campaign accepting foreign donations

    01/28/2014 3:35:19 PM PST · by yoe · 16 replies
    Examiner ^ | October 8, 2012 | Christopher Collins
    Two days ago, the Paulding County Republican Examiner (reported) on a new Obama scandal that was emerging over the weekend that the Obama campaign was accepting illegal overseas donations and that the report would be released by an unnamed tax payer watch group. This morning, the non-partisan group, (Government Accountability Institute) (GAI) released its 108 page report, the first ever analysis of election campaign donations issues called, “America the Vulnerable: Are Foreign and Fraudulent Online Campaign Contributions Influencing U.S. Elections?” raises indications the Obama campaign has potentially violated federal election law by failing to prevent the use of fraudulent or...
  • Ted Cruz defends Dinesh D’Souza

    01/28/2014 8:41:06 AM PST · by yoe · 27 replies
    Newshour 24 ^ | January 28, 2014 | Leslie Larson
    The GOP Texas senator was saying that D’Souza’s indictment on election fraud charges was ‘an abuse of power,’ when Bob Schieffer interrupted to say, ‘We are going to leave this for another day. Conservative commentator and best-selling author, Dinesh D'Souzam pleaded not guilty to federal charges that he used straw donors to exceed campaign contributions to a U.S. Senate candidate in 2012. Sen. Ted Cruz is joining supporters of anti-Obama filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza, claiming the conservative pundit is being targeted with election fraud charges because of his critical rhetoric against the President. D'Souza has accused CBS of cutting off the...
  • Hillary Clinton: "My Biggest Regret Is What Happened In Benghazi" (Too Little, Too Late)

    01/28/2014 6:45:04 AM PST · by yoe · 37 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | Posted on January 27, 2014
  • Alarming trend: Attorneys general refuse to defend laws

    01/25/2014 6:44:01 AM PST · by yoe · 32 replies
    Liberals only enforce laws they support. Check it out: In what appears to be the latest example in a trend of attorneys general refusing to defend laws passed by legislatures and voters, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced Thursday that he will no longer defend his state’s constitutional amendment defining marriage solely as the union of one man and one woman. But a leading traditional marriage advocate is blasting Herring for casting aside the duties of his office to pursue a partisan agenda. As a member of the state senate, Herring voted for the 2006 state constitutional amendment that defines...
  • ‘We Still Stand by What We Believe’: Bakers Who Refused to Make a Gay Wedding Cake Double Down

    01/20/2014 10:45:45 PM PST · by yoe · 102 replies
    The Blaze ^ | January 20, 2014 | Billy Hallowell
    Officials in Oregon have ruled that Sweet Cakes by Melissa, a bakery that made national news after refusing to make a cake for a gay wedding last year, violated a lesbian couple’s civil rights. Owners Aaron and Melissa Klein, Christians who oppose same-sex unions, reacted to the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries’ ruling in an interview with KATU-TV, telling the outlet that they stand by their convictions. “We still stand by what we believe from the beginning,” ( said Aaron Klein). “I’m not sure what future holds, but as far as where we’re at right now … it’s almost...
  • The Chris Christie Scandal: Fat And Furious: ROOT For America

    01/17/2014 3:00:46 PM PST · by yoe · 14 replies
    Patriot Action ^ | January 17, 2014 | Bill Bissell, Admin II
    <p>New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is the jerk who double-crossed Mitt Romney, sold his buddy out, and helped to re-elect Barack Obama. In hundreds of media interviews since the Presidential election, Wayne Allyn Root has warned: "The GOP can never again trust Chris Christie. Christie stabbed Mitt Romney in the back. Once a traitor, always a traitor. He cannot be our Presidential nominee." Now, Christie finds himself embroiled in a scandal.</p>
  • Rubio: Time for Congress to re-examine Hillary’s role in Benghazi (Obama's also)

    01/16/2014 8:58:12 AM PST · by yoe · 10 replies
    Cowboy Bytes ^ | January 15, 2014
    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is calling on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to re-examine former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s role during the attacks against Americans in Benghazi in 2012. The Senate Intelligence Committee released a report Wednesday saying the attacks that killed four Americans — including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens — were preventable. Rubio responded by calling for more hearings. [snip]“The committee should reexamine former Secretary of State Clinton’s failure to provide adequate security for our deployed personnel in Benghazi, as well as what actions she and others, including the President, took in the hours and days that followed...
  • So just how bad is this George Washington Bridge traffic incident?

    01/15/2014 10:55:05 AM PST · by yoe · 24 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | January 15, 2014 | Jonathan V. Last
    1. So just how bad is this George Washington Bridge traffic incident? It's bad. Pretty bad. Super bad, even. Chief executives just don't use the power of government to exact revenge on ordinary citizens for what they take to be political insubordination. To put this in context, imagine what it would be like for a presidential administration to(close down national parks) in order to intentionally inflict pain on people trying to visit them. Or if some other administration (had the IRS target individuals and groups from the opposing side. Thankfully, things like that never, ever happen.)2) Wait a minute, I...
  • Allen West: Obama 'abjectly despises' whites

    01/15/2014 10:18:05 AM PST · by yoe · 44 replies
    WND ^ | January 15, 2014 | Bob Unruh
    War hero and former Republican congressman Allen West is asking how long it will take for “you people” – white Americans – to realize that their president “abjectly despises” them. In a commentary posted Tuesday on his website, West, who represented Florida in Congress after an extended career in the U.S. military, confronted the issue of racism. Citing Obama Attorney General Eric Holder’s warning that schools must drop policies that “disproportionately punish minorities,” West asserted it’s not racist to punish blacks more when they are causing more trouble. “I taught high school for one year in Deerfield Beach, Fla., and...