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  • Trump Gives a Glimpse of the Golden Arrow Targeted Toward McConnell Donohue’s Achilles Heel

    06/17/2017 8:14:13 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 69 replies
    The Conservative Tree House ^ | August 15, 2015 | Sundance
    First, an admission: I have seriously underestimated Donald Trump. After spending more than three years tracking the construct of the GOPe strategy to elect Jeb Bush, and having lost the most single important battle in May 2014 to stop it, I was deflated and disenfranchised. Few were willing to accept the road-map and sheer level of Machiavellian strategy deployed by the professional political class. Every single prediction (tripwire) which stems from understanding the construct was triggered in the exact sequence. We resigned ourselves to the outlook that Tom Donohue, Mitch McConnell and their team were going to pull it off....
  • On the High Negatives of both Donald and Hillary

    10/13/2016 9:07:31 AM PDT · by mdmathis6 · 43 replies
    vanity | 10/13/16 | self
    ON THE HIGH NEGATIVES OF BOTH TRUMP AND HILLARY If worse comes to worse...whether Hillary or Trump is elected....The House of Representatives and the senate can examine both people at the time of the Electoral counts...decide neither one of them is fit for office and simply appoint a different president and vice president....it can happen theoretically as the means to do so is laid out in the constitution...You'd see a fusion choice from both parties as a compromise! I think that's what needs to happen here. The congress and the country needs to say " a pox on both Trump...
  • Martin O’Malley sides with illegal immigrants in lawsuit against Texas

    07/25/2015 8:57:09 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 70 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 24, 2015 | S. A. Miller
    Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley on Friday blasted Texas for denying birth certificates to some U.S.-born children of illegal immigrants without valid identification documents, declaring that “citizenship is a human right.” “Denying birth certificates to U.S, citizens is not only outrageous, it’s unconstitutional,” the former Maryland governor said in a statement released in English and Spanish. “The 14th amendment of the U.S. Constitution could not be clearer. It states that ‘all persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside,’ ” he...
  • Bergdahl bumps VA from spotlight: Is America in Danger for Obama's Political Wellbeing?

    06/04/2014 4:40:31 PM PDT · by PapaNew · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | 6/1/14 | Kevin Cirilli
    The Taliban’s release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl dominated the Sunday talk shows, pushing Friday’s resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki from the headlines. The Sunday shows were packed with administration officials defending the decision and Republicans launching into political attacks against President Obama and the administration for transferring five Taliban members from Guantánamo Bay to Qatar in exchange for the release of Bergdahl, the 28-year-old whom the Taliban released on Saturday. "Disturbing" was how Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) put it on ABC's "This Week." "Dangerous," echoed House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) on CNN's "State of The Union."...
  • Can the 13th Amendment be used to challenge the 'redistribution of wealth' programs

    05/26/2013 9:56:41 AM PDT · by ChiefJayStrongbow · 21 replies
    The Chief's head | 5/26/2013 | The Chief himself
    Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. Section 2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. … (Please respond with thoughtful comments). When we spend the better part of five months working so that the US government can take our hard earned money and re-distribute it to others in the form of: - Welfare - Unemployment - Social Security (to those who never contributed or are withdrawing more than...
  • Why we should mistrust the government

    05/16/2013 3:14:21 PM PDT · by TBP · 7 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 14, 2013 | Judge Andrew Napolitano
    mistrust of government is as old as America itself. America was born out of mistrust of government. The revolution that was fought in the 1770s and 1780s was won in the minds of Colonists in the mid-1760s when the British imposed the Stamp Act and used writs of assistance to enforce it. The Stamp Act required all people in the Colonies to have government-sold stamps on all documents in their possession, and writs of assistance permitted search warrants written by British troops in which they authorized themselves to enter private homes ostensibly to look for the stamps. These two pieces...
  • RKBA a Fundamental Right(LA)

    10/19/2012 4:31:50 AM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 18 October, 2012 | Bobby Jindal
    Louisiana - -(Ammoland.com)- This November, I am proud to join the National Rifle Association in support of Amendment 2 to the Louisiana Constitution to protect the gun rights of law abiding citizens, let me tell you why. Here in Louisiana, we love our sportsmen’s paradise, we love our culture, and we love our freedom. But, years ago, the Supreme Court ruled that the government could restrict the gun rights of law abiding citizens. We saw it after Katrina. Folks were in their homes with no electricity, no power, no 911 service, and reports of looters going door to door. That’s...
  • U.S. Murders: All 13,636; Hands and Feet 801; Assault Rifles: less than 348

    07/29/2012 10:41:40 AM PDT · by marktwain · 19 replies
    opencarry.org ^ | 29 July, 2012 | Dean Weingarten
    It is often said that guns, particularly assault rifles, are designed for one thing, and one thing only: to kill lots of people. Assault rifles in the United States are failing miserably in this purpose. There are tens of millions of assault rifles in America. Because the definition of an assault rifle has been rather fuzzy, the number can be said to be anywhere from 10 million to 30 million. Of those, the AR-15 type is fairly common with numbers between 5 and 10 million. The FBI murder statistics do not differentiate between types of rifles. There are about 100...
  • FDR, Obama and the Supreme Court

    06/01/2012 7:30:30 PM PDT · by timesthattrymenssouls · 11 replies
    Constitutional Guardian ^ | 6/1/2012 | Nancy Tengler
    Amity Shlaes should be awarded the Nobel Prize for literature for her epic history of the Great Depression: The Forgotten Man. But, she won't. She won't because she portrays an historical and economically sound assessment of the facts of the Great Depression rather than the whitewashed history taught in our schools. Much like the Obama Administration's profligate spending and castigation of the court, FDR greatly expanded government spending during his first term and used the Commerce Clause to attempt to regulate private businesses. The Schechter brothers were butchers, the middle-men between the farmer who raised chickens and the retail stores...
  • House Approval On Guns During State Of Emergency (CO)

    02/21/2012 5:41:14 AM PST · by marktwain · 9 replies
    kktv.com ^ | 20 February, 2012 | AP
    DENVER (AP) -- House lawmakers approved a bill to forbid the state from seizing Colorado residents' firearms during a declared state of emergency. Republican House Leader Amy Stephens says the bill is about emergency preparedness. The proposal passed the Republican-led House Monday with bipartisan support but it's likely to be defeated in the Democratic-controlled Senate.
  • Hightower v. Boston Licensing To Carry Lawsuit Appeal Filed(MA)

    02/07/2012 7:11:33 PM PST · by marktwain · 1 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 7 February, 2012 | comm2a
    Jamaica Plain, MA --(Ammoland.com)- Today an appeal was filed in Hightower v. Boston in the First Circuit Court of Appeals. The appeal seeks to overturn the lower court decision dismissing Stacey Hightower’s lawsuit against the City of Boston challenging the constitutionality of discretionary licensing in Massachusetts. Stacey Hightower is an Air Force veteran and former Boston Police Officer. She resigned from the Boston Police Department in 2008 after 10 years of service to pursue a career in education. The city responded by revoking her licensing to carry (LTC) firearms and seizing her personally owned firearm and ammunition. During the district...
  • Glenn Beck's Interview of Newt Gingrich Calls for a Discussion of 'Good Government'

    12/07/2011 8:42:54 AM PST · by tcg · 15 replies
    Catholic Online ^ | 12/7/11 | Deacon Keith Fournier
    heard Glenn Beck's radio interview of Newt Gingrich. I knew that Glenn Beck was not a fan of the Republican primary Presidential candidate, so I listened closely. What I heard in the exchange revived a long held concern I have with some aspects of what is being called "conservative" politics these days. What is needed in campaign 2012 is a discussion of whether there can be such a thing as "good" government. Clearly, from the tenor of the interview, Glenn Beck seems to think not - while Newt Gingrich disagrees. ...We need to ask whether the exercise of governance respects...
  • Legislative leaders OK fix for cop entry ruling(IN)

    11/22/2011 6:38:51 AM PST · by marktwain · 15 replies
    nwitimes.com ^ | 21 November, 2011 | DAN CARDEN
    INDIANAPOLIS | Republican and Democratic leaders of the Indiana House and Senate on Monday endorsed legislation to clarify Hoosier self-defense rights after a controversial Indiana Supreme Court ruling. The General Assembly's Legislative Council unanimously approved a proposal allowing a person to use force under some circumstances to stop the illegal entry of a police officer into a home as long as the person does not know it is a police officer, the officer does not identify himself or herself as police and the officer is not wearing a badge or uniform. The right to use force would not apply in...
  • Seattle Gun Rights Examiner co-authors Chicago Sun Times op-ed

    05/30/2011 7:11:11 AM PDT · by marktwain · 1 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 30 May, 2011 | David Codrea
    "Quit your anti-gun tantrum, Chicago," a May 27 Chicago Sun-Times editorial headline by Second Amendment Foundation Executive Vice President Alan Gottlieb and Gun Week Senior Editor Dave Workman commands. "The Second Amendment Foundation recently filed two important suits that...challenge government hostility toward two U.S. Supreme Court rulings on the Second Amendment." they write, citing their "case...against the State of Illinois, which sidestepped an opportunity to adopt legislation that would allow Prairie State citizens to legally carry loaded handguns for their personal protection." "The Foundation is challenging the City of Chicago’s ridiculously cumbersome handgun permit ordinance, which was written in an...
  • New gun ordinance(IA)

    05/26/2011 5:26:06 AM PDT · by marktwain · 17 replies
    crestonnewsadvertiser.com ^ | 25 May, 2011 | Joel Bovaird
    From Joel Bovaird Creston As a citizen of the city of Creston and a valid non-professional permit to carry weapons holder, I was appalled to see that the people that we have elected to lead this fair city have decided to wage a war against my second amendment rights. The mayor and the city council have decided they want to ban law-abiding citizens from being able to protect themselves and our loved ones inside city-owned dwellings. Some may say, well, just in city-owned buildings. I say okay, but according to the ordinance, this includes city park shelters. I say where...
  • A Practical Look At The Reality Of Defensive Gun Use

    03/18/2011 10:08:26 AM PDT · by marktwain · 21 replies
    Oakland Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 16 March, 2011 | Yih-Chau Chang
    In the raging gun control debate in this country, the subject of defensive gun use is one that the gun control lobby would like to keep away from the ears of the general public. After all, if there were more lawful defensive gun uses by common, law-abiding citizens than there were violent crimes committed with firearms by criminals, then the whole premise of their argument would simply fall apart. The whole idea of the anti-gun argument is that more guns leads to more violent crime. Unfortunately, for gun control advocates, the reality is that defensive gun use is a very...
  • Breaking Gunwalker Scandal Stops ATF Power Grab

    02/10/2011 4:20:16 PM PST · by marktwain · 17 replies · 1+ views
    Marktwain | 10 February, 2010 | Marktwain
    Senator Grassley of Iowa has not backed down from the breaking ATF scandal. The ATF is reputed to have been involved with the “gunwalking” of hundreds, perhaps thousands of firearms into Mexico through illegal channels. Two of the “gunwalked” rifles are said to have been involved in the death of Border Patrol agent Terry in the gunfight that erupted on the border on December 15th, 2010. Before the scandal broke, the ATF was pushing for a serious increase in its power and reach through an “emergency” regulation calling for drastically increased record keeping for rifle sales in the border states....
  • Corsi investigators find NO Obama birth info at any Hawaii hospitals

  • Jefferson On Citizenship Under A Republican Form Of Government

    08/19/2010 9:51:33 PM PDT · by patlin · 32 replies
    ConstitutionallySpeaking ^ | Aug 19, 2010 | constitutionallyspeaking aka patlin
    Now, let us begin this short visit back into the year of 1803 and the wisdom & patriotism of Thomas Jefferson from his time in the Virginia state legislature… But are there no inconveniences to be thrown into the scale against the advantage expected from a multiplication of numbers by the importation of-foreigners ? It is for the happiness of those united in society to harmonize as much as possible in matters which they must of necessity transact together. Civil government being the sole object of forming societies, its administration must be conducted by common consent. Every species of government...
  • NYC: Muslim Owned Hotel Exploits 14Th Amendment

    06/16/2010 4:44:05 AM PDT · by Islaminaction · 4 replies · 418+ views
    Logans Warning ^ | June 16Th, 2010 | Christopher Logan
    Talk about the enemy using our freedoms against us. This Muslim owned hotel is openly exploiting our 14Th Amendment. Section 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the...