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  • Holder Cut Left-Wing Groups In On $17 Bil BofA Deal

    08/28/2014 5:14:27 PM PDT · by blueyon · 35 replies ^ | 8/27/14 | IBD Editorials ???
    Extortion: Radical Democrat activist groups stand to collect millions from Attorney General Eric Holder's record $17 billion deal to settle alleged mortgage abuse charges against Bank of America. Buried in the fine print of the deal, which includes $7 billion in soft-dollar consumer relief, are a raft of political payoffs to Obama constituency groups. In effect, the government has ordered the nation's largest bank to create a massive slush fund for Democrat special interests.
  • ACLU to Obama: ‘We are tired of living in a nation governed by fear’

    06/23/2013 8:20:04 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 30 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 6/23/2013 | JOEL GEHRKE
    Under President Obama, the United States is “a nation governed by fear,” the American Civil Liberties Union says in an open letter that echoes the criticisms Obama has made of George W. Bush’s national security policies. “[W]e say as Americans that we are tired of seeing liberty sacrificed on the altar of security and having a handful of lawmakers decide what we should and should not know,” the ACLU writes in a statement circulated to grassroots supporters and addressed to Obama. “We are tired of living in a nation governed by fear instead of the principles of freedom and liberty...
  • Senator Mark Kirk: Booze and Boat Parties Smoothed BiPartisan Gun Deal

    04/11/2013 10:01:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | April 11, 2013 | Mara Zebest
    Dancing with the devil… The Washington Times reports the following: Sen. Mark Kirk says the real driving force behind the gun deal that was hatched by bipartisan work was booze and boat retreats. The Illinois Republican said to reporters that visits to the Black Tie, a yacht owned by Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin, played a large role in the Democratic-Republican come-together over background checks and other legislation related to gun control, Roll Call reported. “You guys really ought to go out to National Harbor and see the Black Tie, which has been much of the reason for much of the...
  • Obama told to back off U.N. gun treaty

    07/05/2012 3:56:01 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 34 replies
    WND ^ | 4/4/2012 | Jack Minor
    Over 100 members of Congress appear to share the concerns of a former Army general who has sounded the alarm over efforts by the Obama Administration to push through the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, or ATT. As WND reported, retired Lt. Gen. William Boykin earlier this year, in a video in which he claimed Obama was leading America down the path of a quiet, Marxist revolution, blasted the ATT, also known as the small arms treaty, saying it would regulate private gun ownership. “There has been a decree by the administration by the president and the secretary of state...
  • Democrats believe payroll tax victory bolsters chances of taking House

    12/24/2011 12:51:06 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/24/2011 | Alexander Bolton
    Democrats believe their chances of recapturing the House have improved significantly after what was widely seen as a GOP meltdown in the payroll tax debate. Democrats believe the messy fight has helped narrow the advantage Republicans have traditionally held on tax policy. Democrats have long espoused populist tax policy, with mixed results in recent years. Democratic strategists think that is about to change as high unemployment rates have given new traction to their proposals, which Republicans dismiss as class warfare. Tad Devine, a Democratic strategist, said he believes Democrats can recapture the House in part because of growing public resentment...
  • MEDIA protect delicate readers by letting them know Obama's birth place is settled, re Lakin

    04/14/2010 9:06:00 AM PDT · by steve0 · 23 replies · 1,159+ views
    MSNBC rats ^ | April 13, 2010 4:10 PM by Mark Murray | Jim Miklaszewski and Mark Murray
    "Army doctor Lt. Col. Terry Lakin believes Obama does not meet the constitutional requirements to be president and commander-in-chief, because he believes (incorrectly) that Obama wasn't born in the United States." Thank you media, we could never decide the issue ourselves like with a jury or in a legal forum expressly authorized to actually determine facts. - His wife said it. His Grandma Sarah Obama said it. Kenyan Ambassador Peter N.R.O. Ogego said it. His half-brother and half-sister have said it. NPR said it.-”Kenyan-born Sen. Barack Obama” NPR 10/9/2008, Ofeibea Quist-Arcton Do you now, finally beleive it? I do. Obama...
  • Abercrombie to resign from Congress

    12/12/2009 5:29:39 AM PST · by Pontiac · 101 replies · 6,331+ views ^ | Dec 12, 2009 |
    The scramble is on to find his replacement as the U.S. representative announces he will to run for governor full time U.S. Rep. Neil Abercrombie dropped an early Christmas bombshell on Hawaii: He is leaving Congress to fire up his campaign for governor full time. In a message to supporters on the Internet yesterday, Abercrombie said he was returning to Hawaii to campaign and will resign from Congress. Details will come during a news conference set for 11 a.m. tomorrow, he said. The longtime Hawaii political leader said the announcement makes him "all in for Hawaii." "We will present ambitious,...
  • Adam Clayton Powell IV Wants Rangel's House Seat (Charles Rangel)

    10/16/2009 6:09:23 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies · 930+ views
    NBC New York ^ | Fri, Oct 16, 2009 | ERIC LUU
    Powell will try to win the seat that Rangel took from his father Harlem State Assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell IV may challenge U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel in a race for the congressional seat Rangel has held for nearly 40 years but once belonged Powell’s father. Powell, 47, said he is launching an exploratory committee to see whether he has any chances to win the seat if he runs against the embattled Rangel. "It's no secret I'm interested," Powell said. He has been fund raising since 2004 for a campaign that has yet materialized. He is the son of the late...

    07/27/2007 10:20:24 PM PDT · by RTO · 11 replies · 592+ views
    Myself | July 28, 2007 | RTO
    I wrote this to my Senators and Congressmen one year ago... Amazing that it still applies today... DO NOT ENFORCE THE LAW, CREATE ANOTHER GOVERNMENT BUREAUCRACY May 25, 2006 Dear Congressman: Do not enforce American Immigration Law, Congressman… Create ‘The Crisis’—then offer a “new” comprehensive system to reward law breakers… Provided ‘guest’ workers accept a “non-corruptible” identification card—a national I.D.—which after a short time, ALL Americans will be required to carry. This being the outcome the federal government wanted from the beginning—why they ignored the laws and created ‘The Crisis’ in the first place: to provide the rational for creating...