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  • Citizens United Wins At The 10th Circuit Court Of Appeals

    10/27/2014 8:54:23 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Washington, DC – Citizens United won at the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals today in Citizens United v. Gessler. Earlier this month, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of Citizens United in its emergency injunction. Today the 10th Circuit rebuked the lower Court’s ruling, and found that Citizens United's latest documentary Rocky Mountain Heist is constitutionally protected speech. This eye-opening documentary about the liberal takeover of once-Red Colorado was released after the emergency injunction was granted. “The 10th Circuit once again embraced the First Amendment today with its ruling in favor of Citizens United,” said David N....
  • FBI Chief: Citizens Should Be 'Deeply Skeptical' of Government

    10/12/2014 1:05:01 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 39 replies
    News Max ^ | 08/11/14 | Todd Beamon
    Americans should be "deeply skeptical" of government power, says FBI Director James Comey, adding that law enforcement should be able to access someone's telephone only with a court order, "I believe that Americans should be deeply skeptical of government power," Comey told CBS News' Scott Pelley in an interview for "60 Minutes" that will air on Sunday. "You cannot trust people in power. "The Founders knew that," he said. "That’s why they divided power among three branches, to set interest against interest." Comey, 53, who became FBI chief in September 2013, cautioned that courts must grant law-enforcement agencies permission to...
  • Protest Obama's Texas Rio Grande Valley Border Crisis and Illegal Alien Invasion of America

    07/20/2014 2:49:43 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 191 replies
    July 19, 2014 | Jim Robinson
    Calling all citizens and patriots! Protest Obama's lawlessness on the border! Prepare to defend the border, repel invaders!! Obama's continuing lawlessness is totally out of control and is now threatening our very existence as a free Republic. Not only is he not securing the border, he's doing the exact opposite. They tried getting a "Dream Act" through the congress to give amnesty to young illegal aliens, but it was rejected by the representatives of we the people in congress, so the president has unconstitutionally "passed" his own "Dream Act" and is now enforcing it rather than the immigration laws legally...
  • SOURCE: Feds to Bring in Riot Squad Against Illegal Immigration Protesters

    07/06/2014 1:20:05 PM PDT · by Tennessee Nana · 50 replies
    Breibart ^ | July 6, 2014 | Kristin Tate
    Breitbart Texas has learned that federal agents plan to arrive in Murrieta on Monday with riot gear to ensure that another busload makes it to the housing facility. Jeremy Oliver, a resident of Temecula, California--a town that neighbors Murrieta--told Breitbart Texas that local police officers warned the protesters that "it's going to get ugly." Oliver said, "The feds are pissed that they haven't been able to use this facility. Officers out there warned people that federal agents will be in Murrieta on Monday--they are going to get the next bus through no matter what. Riot gear and shields will be...
  • California citizen militia units joining forces with Texas units to defend the border

    07/04/2014 3:25:57 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 320 replies
    July 4, 2014 | Jim Robinson
    Ok, this is just the germination of the plan. We have independent units from the Bolinas Border Patrol and the Central Valley Citizens militia joining forces with independent citizens militia units of Texas to defend our southern border in Texas, to protest Obama's lawless open borders policies and to rally support for Governor Perry to officially call out Guard units and Texas militia units at his disposal to defend the border!! Lawsuits will not cut it. The invasion is happening now. Action must be taken NOW!! FReepers, Patriots, Militia members: Prepare to answer the call!!
  • The Forgotten Flag of the American Revolution and What It Means

    07/04/2014 7:53:48 AM PDT · by rktman · 39 replies
    nationalreview.com ^ | 7/4/2014 | Daniel Hannan
    We all know the story of American independence, don’t we? A rugged frontier people became increasingly tired of being ruled by a distant elite. A group calling themselves Patriots were especially unhappy about being taxed by a parliament in which they were unrepresented. When, in 1775, British Redcoats tried to repress them, a famous Patriot called Paul Revere rode through the night across eastern Massachusetts, crying “The British are coming!” The shots that were fired the next day began a war for independence which culminated the following year in the statehouse in Philadelphia, when George Washington and others, meeting under...
  • Foreign banks to report on Americans trying to evade taxes as US FACTA starts July 1

    07/02/2014 7:15:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) that allows banks worldwide to reveal information about their depositors, takes into effect on July 1. Under the new act all foreign banks are required to reports all offshore accounts of the US citizens. Banking centers like Switzerland and Luxembourg that agreed to the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) will have to begin turning over account names and other data to US financial authorities so that they can tax unreported income. According to the Internal Revenue Service, US citizens will have fewer options to stash their cash offshore away from the...
  • Citizens United Moves to Block AG Demand for Donor Data

    06/19/2014 5:14:44 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 10 replies
    New York Law Journal ^ | 06/18/14 | Mark Hamblett
    Attorneys for the conservative advocacy group Citizens United pressed their claim Monday that Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is violating the First Amendment by requiring the group to file a list of its confidential donors with the state. ICitizens United is asking Judge Sidney Stein to grant a preliminary injunction blocking Schneiderman from requiring it to file with his Charities Bureau the confidential donor list contained on Internal Revenue Service Schedule B. Lawyers for the group say that if Citizens United does not comply with Schneiderman's "unconstitutional" demand for the donor list, it risks prosecution for violating the ban on unregistered...
  • New federal database will track Americans' credit ratings, other financial information

    05/30/2014 5:48:55 AM PDT · by Chickensoup · 60 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 5/30/2014 | Richard Pollock
    As many as 227 million Americans may be compelled to disclose intimate details of their families and financial lives -- including their Social Security numbers -- in a new national database being assembled by two federal agencies. The Federal Housing Finance Agency and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau posted an April 16 Federal Register notice of an expansion of their joint National Mortgage Database Program to include personally identifiable information that reveals actual users, a reversal of previously stated policy. Sign Up for the Watchdog newsletter! FHFA will manage the database and share it with CFPB. A CFPB internal planning...
  • T.W. Shannon Receives Endorsement from Citizens United

    05/15/2014 1:38:11 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 13 replies
    TW Shannon ^ | 5/15/14 | TW Shannon
    LAWTON, OK (May 15, 2014) — The Citizens United Political Victory Fund (CUPVF), the affiliated PAC of Citizens United, issued the following statement today supporting conservative candidate T.W. Shannon in Oklahoma’s U.S. Senate Republican Primary.
  • Do Cops Want to Kill People?

    05/15/2014 10:34:46 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 179 replies
    LawOfficer ^ | Wednesday, April 23, 2014 | Lt. Jim Glennon
    Critics lob pejoratives at cops to cynically drive traffic & prevent themselves from having to thinkI learned a lesson about human behavior years ago, both anecdotally and from my degree in psychology. That lesson is this: People, in order to make themselves feel superior, need to devalue, diminish and sometimes demonize others. Some believe this is the true purpose of gossip. I believe it’s true. Gossip is evident in families, exists among friends and colleagues, and is rampant within the political class. Words such as selfish, greedy, uncaring, racist and misogynist are regularly used to belittle others. Hell, even capitalist,...
  • Obama court nominee wrote memos justifying drone strikes on U.S. citizens

    05/08/2014 1:59:02 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 05/08/2014
    Harvard Law School scholar David Barron is an Obama administration nominee for a federal appeals court. He is also the author of government memos that make legal justifications for killing U.S. citizens overseas with drone strikes, which is why his selection to the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals has been delayed. The White House has agreed to allow lawmakers to review at least one of the drone memos after U.S. senators and the the American Civil Liberties Union expressed concerns, technology website Ars Technica reported Wednesday.
  • Bernie Sanders Versus Citizens United

    04/11/2014 10:46:28 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 10 replies
    The Nation ^ | John Nichols
    Citizens United is not just the default reference for US Supreme Court decisions—including the 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission ruling—that have ushered in a new era of corporate dominance of American elections. It’s the name of the conservative group that encouraged Chief Justice John Roberts and the most activist Court majority in American history to tear the heart out of what were already weak campaign finance laws. Citizens United still exists as an activist group that produces documentaries—ACLU: At War with America, Border War: The Battle Over Illegal Immigration, Fire From the Heartland: The Awakening of the Conservative...
  • Eager Republicans rush for the grassroots

    04/10/2014 7:54:25 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 1 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Jennifer Harper
    The timing is impeccable: A dozen famed conservatives with liberty, tradition and smaller government on their minds gather a mere 72 hours before Tax Day dawns. That would be the Freedom Summit on Saturday, a daylong showcase organized by Americans for Prosperity and Citizens United, staged in Manchester, the most bustling town in New Hampshire.
  • Administration Signing up Mexicans for Obamacare

    03/28/2014 7:01:35 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 12 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 28 March 2014 | John Semmens
    While progress in inducing Americans to sign up for health insurance has been less than robust, The Obama Administration has been meeting with more success signing up Mexican nationals. Affordable Care Act “navigators” are reportedly conducting a vigorous “outreach program” at Mexican Consulates all over the US. Vice-President Joe Biden rejected contentions that this violates President Obama's promise that the ACA would cover only American citizens. “The people being signed up are American citizens in everything but name,” Biden insisted. “They reside in the United States. They have jobs or are receiving government benefits in the United States. And we...
  • Consumer bureau data-mining hundreds of millions of consumer credit card accounts, mortgages

    01/29/2014 10:15:43 AM PST · by Errant · 35 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 29 January 2014 | Richard Pollock
    Officials at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are conducting a massive, NSA-esque data-mining project collecting account information on an estimated 991 million American credit card accounts. It was also learned at a Congressional hearing Tuesday that CFPB officials are working with the Federal Housing Finance Agency on a second data-mining effort, this one focused on the 53 million residential mortgages taken out by Americans since 1998.
  • US looks at ways to prevent spying on NSA spying

    01/28/2014 4:56:49 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 7 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 1-28-14 | STEPHEN BRAUN
    WASHINGTON—As the Obama administration considers ending the storage of millions of phone records by the National Security Agency, the government is quietly funding research to prevent eavesdroppers from seeing whom the U.S. is spying on, The Associated Press has learned. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has paid at least five research teams across the country to develop a system for high-volume, encrypted searches of electronic records kept outside the government's possession. The project is among several ideas that could allow the government to store Americans' phone records with phone companies or a third-party organization, but still search...
  • Mike Davis = British Soldier talking about deploying to US to Washington State and Canada Border to

    08/07/2013 12:52:01 PM PDT · by Nachum · 22 replies
    Crisis of Reality ^ | 8//7/13 | Mike Davis
    Audio at link. Have tin foil hat at the ready.
  • State Dept. urges US citizens to leave Yemen

    08/06/2013 3:20:05 AM PDT · by markomalley · 16 replies
    AP ^ | 8/6/2013
    The State Department on Tuesday ordered non-essential personnel at the U.S. Embassy in Yemen to leave the country following the threat by al-Qaida that has triggered temporary shutdowns of 19 American diplomatic posts across the Middle East and Africa. The department said in a travel warning that it had ordered the departure of non-emergency U.S. government personnel from Yemen "due to the continued potential for terrorist attacks" and said U.S. citizens in Yemen should leave immediately because of an "extremely high" security threat level. "As staff levels at the Embassy are restricted, our ability to assist U.S. citizens in an...
  • US warns citizens to leave Yemen amid terror alert

    08/06/2013 1:47:22 AM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 12 replies
    BBC News ^ | 6 August 2013
    The US State Department has ordered citizens and non-emergency government staff to leave Yemen "immediately" due to security threats. --SNIP-- The BBC's Abdullah Ghorab, in Sanaa, says the Yemeni capital has been experiencing unprecedented security measures, with hundreds of armoured military vehicles deployed to secure the presidential palace, vital infrastructural buildings and Westerns embassies in the capital. Our correspondent says that a security source confirmed Yemeni intelligence services had discovered that tens of al-Qaeda members had arrived in Sanaa over the past few days from other regions in preparation for the implementation of a large plot. The source described the...
  • Wall-E-Like Farming Robots Could Replace Undocumented Workers and Save the US Billions

    06/28/2013 7:11:13 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 68 replies
    Gizmoto.com ^ | Andrew Tarantola
    Wall-E-Like Farming Robots Could Replace Undocumented Workers and Save the US Billions Despite advancements in mechanization within US agriculture, some menial jobs are still best left to human workers. Problem is, federal crackdowns on undocumented laborers have decimated that workforce. The Harvester automaton could provide a cheap, readily available labor force without the threat of raids by the INS. The US agriculture industry is worth about $300 billion annually—half from livestock production, the other half from crops. However, some of the most basic jobs in this industry still have to be performed by people. Jobs like offloading potted plants from...
  • Obama to Top Brass: Will you fire on American Citizens?

    04/04/2013 6:03:27 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 85 replies
    The Obama administration is openly escalating its campaign against private gun ownership, and shaking up the top ranks of the military command structure -- but is it also preparing to make war on the American population? According to a person identified as a former senior military official, the answer to that shocking question is yes. World-renowned educator and human rights activist Jim Garrow says that the source, man regarded as "one of America's foremost military heroes," told him that President Obama is using a new litmus test for "determining who will stay and who must go" among top-ranked military leaders....
  • On The Relative Size Of The Police And The Civilian Firearms Markets

    02/23/2013 7:05:32 AM PST · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Extrano's Alley, a gun blog ^ | 20 February, 2012 | Stranger
    During 2012, Americans purchased more than 18,500,000 new and used firearms. From all appearances, more than 11,000,000 (eleven million) of those guns were new. The total number of guns sold to the police and the military is less certain, but some things can be inferred. To begin with, there are approximately 800,000 police officers. If their guns are replaced every ten years, that is a total of 80,000 guns a year. If you add other municipal employees who regularly carry, such as animal control officers and some inspectors, you have a potential market of 100,000 guns a year. Civilian market...
  • Cops vs. Joe Six Pack...who's more qualified

    01/25/2013 8:58:18 AM PST · by qaz123 · 39 replies
    25Jan13 | qaz123
    Just putting something out there to the the folks of FR, who tend to be a bit smarter than your average Joe. And to all the folks that have a tendency to start the whole, "all you cop bashers suck", try to be fair. I've in law enforcement for over 15 years. I believe strongly in the 2nd Amendment. I also do not think I am any smarter, responsible or skilled than any other gun owner who has taken the time to train and know their weapon. Anywho..... Here's my question: Why is it, that active and retired law enforcement...
  • Intelligence effort named citizens, not terrorists

    10/03/2012 5:21:47 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 18 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 10-2-12 | MATT APUZZO and EILEEN SULLIVAN
    WASHINGTON—A multibillion-dollar information-sharing program created in the aftermath of 9/11 has improperly collected information about innocent Americans and produced little valuable intelligence on terrorism, a Senate report concludes. It portrays an effort that ballooned far beyond anyone's ability to control. What began as an attempt to put local, state and federal officials in the same room analyzing the same intelligence has instead cost huge amounts of money for data-mining software, flat screen televisions and, in Arizona, two fully equipped Chevrolet Tahoes that are used for commuting, investigators found. The lengthy, bipartisan report is a scathing evaluation of what the Department...
  • Threat Against American Citizens in Manila

    09/29/2012 9:56:37 PM PDT · by Doofer · 33 replies
    EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES ^ | September 28, 2012 | EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES
    EMERGENCY MESSAGE TO U.S. CITIZENS September 28, 2012 THE EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES IS TRANSMITTING THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION AS A PUBLIC SERVICE TO U.S. CITIZENS IN THE PHILIPPINES. PLEASE DISSEMINATE THIS MESSAGE TO ALL U.S. CITIZENS IN YOUR ORGANIZATION OR NEIGHBORHOOD. THANK YOU. Threat Against American Citizens in Manila The U.S. Embassy advises American citizens in the Philippines that a threat against American citizens in metropolitan Manila, specifically the Pasay City neighborhood, has been detected by reliable security forces. This threat remains in effect until October 10, 2012. In response to the threat, the U.S. Ambassador has ordered an...
  • Iranians Fear a War with Israel

    09/04/2012 12:39:46 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 50 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 4/9/12 | Elad Benari
    Iran’s leadership has publicly stated that it would crush any Israeli offensive against its nuclear facilities, but Iran’s ordinary citizens appear to feel otherwise, Channel 10 News reported on Monday. The channel spoke with several Iranian citizens who, without revealing their identities, said that there is great tension and fear among Iranians over a possible war with Israel. “The Iranians understand their current president says terrible things about Israel,” said one Iranian, a resident of Bushehr. “You can be sure that not all Iranians agree with the behavior of their leaders.” The Iranian, who was identified as H., admitted that,...
  • Obama's Administration Killed a 16-Year-Old American, Didn't Say Anything About It. This Is Justice?

    07/09/2012 4:13:25 PM PDT · by lbryce · 48 replies
    Esquire ^ | July 9. 2012 | Tom Junod
    In the August issue, Tom Junod examines an entirely new application of power on the part of the president — the targeted killing of individuals deemed to be threats to the country. So far, thousands have been killed, most prominent among them Osama bin Laden and Anwar al-Awlaki. The decisions to target are made and the lethal missions are carried out without any public accountability, even when those targeted are Americans and even when, on one occasion, one of those Americans was a teenager. Over the course of this week, Junod considers five of the larger implications of his story...
  • Arms bill supporters fight claims US citizens will be robbed of guns

    06/24/2012 5:58:10 PM PDT · by Libloather · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | 6/24/12 | Julan Pecquet
    Arms bill supporters fight claims US citizens will be robbed of gunsBy Julan Pecquet - 06/24/12 05:27 PM ET Advocates of a pending arms trade treaty are billing it as a way to strengthen U.S. import/export laws as they seek to counter claims that it will rob citizens of their guns. The United Nations is slated to craft a long-delayed international treaty next month, with the Obama administration's blessing. Groups that support the treaty's stated goal of crafting “common international standards for the import, export and transfer of conventional weapons” are organizing a slew of events starting next week to...
  • Politico Continues Attacks on Private Citizens Supporting Romney

    05/21/2012 4:31:17 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5/21/12 | John Nolte
    MSNBC's unofficial web-branch, known as Politico, couldn't move fast enough to dismiss our story about the possibility that as a grown adult, President Obama, or those around him, might have had faked his biography Elizabeth Warren-style. To Politico, of course, that's not news. The backgrounds of private citizens supporting Governor Romney, however, elicits all kinds of time, attention, manpower, and publicity from Politico's wretched left-wingers. Back in 2008, Politico's Jonathan Martin did oppo-research on a private citizen Barack Obama approached for a photo-op. The man who would become 'Joe the Plumber' was just minding his own business when then-candidate Obama...
  • EDITORIAL: Obama’s deadly secret

    01/31/2012 7:28:10 PM PST · by jazusamo · 12 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 31, 2012 | Editorial
    Administration tries to justify killing AmericansNow that it’s in full campaign mode, the Obama administration can’t stop talking about things once regarded as secret. President Obama has been bragging about the once-shadowy SEAL Team 6 so much you’d think he was going to tap it to be his running mate. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta caused a flap with Pakistan on Sunday when he told “60 Minutes” he “believed” that “somebody must have had some sense” that Osama bin Laden was hiding out in Abbottabad, though he had no proof. President Obama piled on during his “historic” Google Plus video...
  • Another Bill To Turn American Citizens Into Enemies Of The State

    01/12/2012 9:53:19 PM PST · by Nachum · 32 replies
    Carroll Standard ^ | 1/13/12 | Chuck Baldwin
    On the heels of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), otherwise known as the "Indefinite Detention Act," comes another draconian bill designed to give the federal government the power to turn American citizens into enemies of the state for virtually any reason it deems necessary. Stephen D. Foster, Jr. has the story. "Congress is considering HR 3166 and S. 1698 also known as the Enemy Expatriation Act, sponsored by Joe Lieberman (I-CT) and Charles Dent (R-PA). This bill would give the US government the power to strip Americans of their citizenship without being convicted of being 'hostile' against the United...
  • JOE vs. JOSE

    01/12/2012 8:07:21 PM PST · by jcsjcm · 19 replies
    e-mail | unknown | unknown
    JOE vs. JOSE You have two families: "Joe Legal" and "Jose Illegal". Both families have two parents, two children, and live in California. Joe Legal works in construction, has a Social Security Number and makes $25.00 per hour with taxes deducted. Jose Illegal also works in construction, has NO Social Security Number, and gets paid $15.00 cash "under the table". Ready? Now pay attention.... Joe Legal: $25.00 per hour x 40 hours = $1000.00 per week, or $52,000.00 per year. Now take 30% away for state and federal tax; Joe Legal now has $31,231.00. Jose Illegal: $15.00 per hour x...
  • God bless you: Thanking the military at Christmas

    12/25/2011 5:52:56 AM PST · by GrootheWanderer · 5 replies
    The Dalton Daily Citizen ^ | 12-24-2011 | Charles Oliver
    Theresa Payne sent some 2,000 Christmas cards this year, and she made sure that she sent a personal message with each one. “I tried to make each one different. I wanted each one to be special. Most of the time I wrote ‘God bless you,’ and if the card didn’t say Merry Christmas I wrote ‘Merry Christmas,’” she said. Payne, who lives in Cohutta, said she wanted to make sure that each card was special because they were going to some very special people: soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines recuperating from war wounds and other injuries and illnesses at Walter...
  • Obama to Citizens on Health Care: Send In All Fishy Emails

    11/30/2011 2:50:37 PM PST · by Nachum · 16 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11/30/11 | ReasonTV
    In an effort to push back against criticism of its health care reform plans, the Obama administration is sending one of the many former journalists in its employ onto the digital airwaves of Youtube to attack Matt Drudge and other critics for spreading "disinformation" and "lies." Since "we can't keep track of all of them here at the White House," health reform Communications Director Linda Douglass says, "we're asking for your help. If you get an email or see something on the web about health insurance reform that seems fishy, send it to flag@whitehouse.gov." Reason.tv's Dan Hayes is nothing if...
  • (RAT) Rep. McGovern introduces (People's Rights) Constitutional amendment

    11/16/2011 4:42:21 PM PST · by Libloather · 6 replies
    Wicked Local ^ | 11/16/11
    Rep. McGovern introduces Constitutional amendment By Staff reportsMetroWest Daily News Posted Nov 16, 2011 @ 03:39 PM U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern has introduced a Constitutional amendment in the House of Representatives to repeal the recent Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. the Federal Election Commission. The amendment would restore the Founding Fathers’ intent to grant rights to people, not corporations, according to McGovern’s office.The legislation, H.J. Res 88, is intended to “clarify the authority of Congress and the States to regulate corporations, limited liability companies or other corporate entities established by the laws of any state, the United States,...
  • Cheer-up, America! The Case for American Optimism

    10/21/2011 4:21:54 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 15 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 21, 2011 | Brad Lips
    Obama won the 2008 election by default, but believed he won with a mandate to implement progressive dreams. In pursuing an aggressively leftist agenda, he has done these United States a profound service; he has clarified the fundamental ideological battle at the heart of all politics -- statism vs. individualism -- and dramatized the results that flow from such statist public policies. As a result, the American people are angrier than ever with politicians of both parties. As I say, this is a very positive development. More Americans are focused on issues of Constitutional principle than ever before. They have...
  • Killing Citizens in Secret

    10/12/2011 4:45:48 AM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies · 1+ views
    NY Books ^ | 10/09/11 | David Cole
    Killing Citizens in SecretDavid Cole Sunday’s New York Times reported that the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel has produced a fifty-page legal memo that purportedly authorized President Obama to order the killing of a US citizen, Anwar al-Awlaki, without a trial. Last month, the US carried out that order with a drone strike in Yemen that killed al-Awlaki and another US citizen traveling with him. The strike was front-page news, and apparently was undertaken with the approval of Yemen authorities, yet as it was a “covert operation,” the Obama administration has declined even to acknowledge that it ordered the...
  • Obama took SIXTEEN HOURS to make up his mind about Bin Laden mission

    05/03/2011 6:26:29 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 66 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | Last updated at 7:20 PM on 3rd May 2011 | By Daily Mail Reporter
    Barack Obama kept military commanders hanging by declaring he would 'sleep on it' before taking 16 hours to give the go-ahead to raid Bin Laden's compound. Hit squads of specialist Navy Seals - who were not even told who they were preparing to capture - had practised the mission at two reconstructions of the terror chiefs sprawling compound. The mission looked set to be given the all clear last Thursday when analysts confirmed beyond doubt that Bin Laden was in busy town of Abbottabad in northern Pakistan.
  • Florida Governor Rick Scott to close Citizens Property Insurance

    04/26/2011 1:37:42 PM PDT · by rob88888 · 16 replies
    Orlando Examiner ^ | April 25th, 2011 | Robert Elliott
    There are reports that Florida Governor Rick Scott is considering abolishing Citizens Property Insurance. Citizens Property Insurance is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt government corporation that provides property insurance to Florida residents statewide. It has more than 1.3 million policyholders, making it the largest property insurer in the state of Florida.
  • Charley Reese (Orlando Sentinel) columist

    04/23/2011 9:48:43 AM PDT · by JudyM · 10 replies · 2+ views
    from an email I received | unknown | Charley Reese
    545 vs 300,000,000 People By Charlie Reese Politicians are the only people in the world who create problems and then campaign against them. Have you ever wondered, if both the Democrats and the Republicans are against deficits, WHY do we have deficits? Have you ever wondered, if all the politicians are against inflation and high taxes, WHY do we have inflation and high taxes? You and I don't propose a federal budget. The President does. You and I don't have the Constitutional authority to vote on appropriations. The House of Representatives does. You and I don't write the tax code,...
  • Story of Citizens United v. FEC, The Critique (RSA animate on

    04/07/2011 4:45:24 PM PDT · by combat_boots · 2 replies
    RSA animate via YouTube ^ | 3 Mar 2011 | 'HowTheWorldWorks'
    This is a Critique of, "The Story of Citizens United v. FEC," by Annie Leonard http://youtu.be/k5kHACjrdEY I previously debunked her video titled, "The Story of Stuff." That four-part series can be seen below along with other links for references. I also debunked, "The Story of Cosmetics," http://youtu.be/RxO3bPNyWzo, demonstrating that Annie is either dishonest, or she is unaware of an FDA study that debunks most of what she claims. (See Critique below) Part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c5uJgG05xUY Part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZzHU3ZfTtY Part 3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgLrZc7cws8 Part 4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XeW5ilk-9Y I challenge Annie to a debate: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuCaghuN_xY Glenn Beck Interview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEkpVXv0SYs Lou Dobbs Interview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vTJdpbUYhY Links and...
  • Natural Born Citizen Not Same as Natural Born Subject

    In feudal or monarchical constitutional theory, individuals were the subjects of a monarch or sovereign, but the republican constitutional theory of therevolutionary and post-revolutionary period conceived of the individual as a citizen andassigned sovereignty to the people. The distinction between citizens and subjects is reflected in Chief Justice John Jay’s opinion in Chisholm v. Georgia, [2 U.S. (2 Dall.)419 (1793)the first great constitutional case decided after the ratification of the Constitution of 1789: [T]he sovereignty of the nation is in the people of the nation, and the residuary sovereignty of each State in the people of each State . ....
  • Republican Rep. Thad Viers Selling Out Gun Ownrs in South Carolina

    03/04/2011 8:36:11 PM PST · by Big Labor Hater · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | 3-5-11 | NAGR
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWa76N5B1_0
  • LIBYA – CHINA Beijing organising exodus of 33,000 Chinese from Libya, Taiwanese too

    02/23/2011 7:25:16 AM PST · by Red Badger · 19 replies
    www.speroforum.com ^ | 02-23-2011 | Source: Asia News
    Aircraft, cargo ships and fishing boats are moving towards Libya to evacuate Chinese nationals living in the North African country. Tunisian, Turkish and other workers are fleeing the country as well. Tripoli – China will send a jet, ships and fishing vessels from nearby waters to evacuate some 33,000 Chinese nationals working in violence-torn Libya. The government has set up an emergency unit headed by Vice Premier Zhang Dejiang to coordinate the repatriation of mainlanders, as well as people from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement. The State Council (cabinet) “decided to immediately deploy...
  • Bertha's Bolsheviks (ACORN)

    09/30/2009 7:39:07 AM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 3 replies · 428+ views
    American Spectator ^ | September 30, 2009 | Matthew Vadum
    Why is ACORN's chief organizer friendly with the Marxist anti-American governments of two South American countries? Within ACORN CEO Bertha Lewis's storied rogues gallery of a rolodex may be found contact information for then-Bolivian ambassador Gustavo Guzman and for Sabine Kienzl, a professional propagandist employed by the Venezuelan embassy. The listing for Guzman contains what appears to have been a direct office telephone number.An ACORN insider I spoke with confirmed the authenticity of the rolodex which I have seen. Erick Erickson of the website RedState recently did an excellent job unveiling the rolodex.Both Bolivia and Venezuela are now headed...
  • Warning: Protests Spread To Saudi Arabia (Video)

    01/30/2011 6:41:28 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 13 replies
    Investment Watch ^ | 1/29/2011 | Investment Watch
    While the biggest threat to the Middle East region is the possibility that the population of Saudi Arabia may try to imitate what has been happening in the area, thereby bringing total chaos to the established regional geopolitical and more importantly, energy, structure, the first protests in the Saudi Arabia city of Jeddah are already in the books. The clip below shows the peaceful demonstrations that have taken place recently, which as Fedupmontrealer explains are “taking place in front of the Municipality in protest of the severe lack of infrastructure, and corruption, that led the city to be inundated this...
  • Living Abroad by Country: The Essential Expatriate Resources

    11/05/2010 4:09:35 PM PDT · by combat_boots · 3 replies
    Transitions abroad ^ | (Ongoing) | Unknown
    The number of Americans living abroad has steadily grown over the past decade, as more people have become interested in living abroad, exploring another language and culture, or finding an overseas job. According to recent estimates by the U.S. State Department, there are 6.6 million Americans living overseas, a little more than the entire population of the state of Massachusetts. Faced with the numerous challenges of adapting to a new way of life in a foreign country, the best tool for expatriates is to be well informed about their host country and to know how to deal with the various...
  • Launch of First-Ever Global Youth Service Movement(global citizens)

    10/24/2010 9:41:18 AM PDT · by goldendays · 11 replies
    marketwatch.com ^ | Oct 23, 2010 | PRESS RELEASE
    Launch of First-Ever Global Youth Service Movement, generationOn, Inspires and Mobilizes Youth of All Ages to Take Action That Changes the World Hundreds of Youth Leaders Gather in Washington, DC to Kick Off Movement NEW YORK, Oct 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Points of Light Institute announced the official launch of generationOn, the first-of-its-kind global youth service movement that encourages all kids to discover their power and potential to solve real world problems through service. generationOn is the newly-created youth service division of Points of Light Institute, an organization that inspires, equips and mobilizes people to take action that...
  • Citizens Against Government Waste (Awesome Ad!)

    10/22/2010 9:30:36 PM PDT · by optiguy · 8 replies
    Citizens Against Goverment Waste ^ | October 22, 2010 | CAGW
    Saw this video on Cavuto today. It's very powerful.