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Feds Using Banking Regs to Choke Legal Gun Dealers

Posted by  ▪  January 15, 2015

“Operation Choke Point” assault on the Second Amendment

The Democratic Party has been unable to sway public opinion on the issue of gun control, but that hasn’t stopped the Obama administration from using the Department of Justice to harass legal gun dealers under a program called Operation Choke Point. Guidelines designed to discourage banks from doing business with illegal and…
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Illegal-Immigration

The States’ War on Executive Amnesty

Posted by  ▪  January 15, 2015

The battle against executive overreach begins

Last year 17 states took a stand against President Obama and his plans to use an executive order to remove nearly 5 million illegal immigrants from the bounds of existing immigration law. The coalition, now made up of 25 states and led by Texas’ new Governor Greg Abbott, will present…
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Obama Snubs France

Branco Cartoon – Hang It Up, France

Posted by  ▪  January 15, 2015

Busy Signal

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#CharlieHebdo after-assessment: “A bleak analysis of a bleak reality”

Posted by  ▪  January 14, 2015

The Obama administration dares not say its name.

The Obama administration has engaged in absurd linguistic gymnastics to pretend that the terrorists who shot up Charlie Hebdo and the HyperCasher supermarket merely were individuals who happened to adopt radical Islamic extremism almost by chance.  Could have been any extremism, we’re told. Generic “extremism” is the problem, as if it lived…
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Gallup: Americans Skeptical of New Congress

Posted by  ▪  January 14, 2015

Outlook not so rosy

Republicans may have just executed a historical midterm coup, but the American people are still skeptical about the new Congress’ ability to rebuild trust with the American people. The 113th Congress was famously divided—and famously unpopular. It ended 2014 with its approval rating bottomed out at 16%. A new poll conducted…
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Lois Lerner House Hearing 3-5-2014

New #IRSscandal e-mails reveal a very paranoid Lois Lerner

Posted by  ▪  January 14, 2015

“…can we put this off please?”

Since 2013, we have been investigating charges that the IRS deliberately targeted and discriminated against conservative organizations that applied for tax-exempt status. Now, watchdog group Judicial Watch has uncovered even more evidence that the Washington office had something to hide during the initial Congressional investigations. Today’s document release by Judicial Watch…
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France is cracking down on “hate speech”

Posted by  ▪  January 14, 2015

Hate speech vs. free speech

This seems to be a disturbing development in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo killings: France ordered prosecutors around the country to crack down on hate speech, anti-Semitism and those glorifying terrorism… Authorities said 54 people had been arrested for hate speech and defending terrorism since terror attacks killed 20 people in Paris…
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Boehner Speech Funding Bill DHS Obama Immigration Overreach

House funding bill blocks Obama’s amnesty — Shutdown or Capitulation to follow?

Posted by  ▪  January 14, 2015

Will Obama risk homeland security over his immigration plan?

John Boehner gave a speech today that I could have written for him about Obama’s lawless immigration actions. The speech hit all the right notes in connection with passage of a House funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security which blocks using funds for Obama’s executive immigration plan. That plan, devised by…
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Yemen’s al-Qaida cell claims attacks on Charlie Hebdo

Posted by  ▪  January 14, 2015

Republicans seek to block Gitmo releases.

Yemen’s al-Qaida branch has officially claimed responsibility for last week’s terror attacks against satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo. In two separate videos, one taken the day of the attack and another, longer message from the top al-Qaida commander in the Arabian Peninsula, the group takes responsibility for the attacks and warns…
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Another time for choosing

Posted by  ▪  January 14, 2015

Choose freedom and free societies… and Israel.

Ronald Reagan’s “A Time for Choosing” speech set forth the stark choice facing free societies in the fight against Communism: After the attacks in France and throughout Europe on Jews, often motivated and perpetrated in the name of anti-Zionism, it’s no longer possible to sit on the sidelines. It’s another time for choosing. Whatever…
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food czar

Good news, America! Our kids have a new Food Czar!

Posted by  ▪  January 14, 2015

“Food Justice Warrior” wants “transformation of the current food system”.

When the spread of Ebola in this country was of paramount concern, President Obama hired an “Ebola Czar.” Now, as more and more school districts are giving Michelle Obama’s signature school lunch program a double F minus, she has tapped a new “Food Czar”. First lady Michelle Obama on Thursday announced the new…
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Josh Earnest

Obama Admin to Fight ‘Anti-Jihad’ Articles

Posted by  ▪  January 14, 2015

Claim they’re doing it for the troops.

What is wrong with this picture? Neil Munro of The Daily Caller reports that Obama is planning to use his influence as president to run interference in the media on behalf of Jihadists. Naturally, he’s doing it for the troops: White House: Obama Will Fight Media To Stop Anti-Jihad Articles President Barack Ob…
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That time feminists claimed they won the golden globes

Feminists claim they won the Golden Globes

Posted by  ▪  January 14, 2015

The crossover between modern feminism and textbook sexism.

2015: the year feminism won all the things… or at least an entire award show. Nestled in between articles like, “The Thong is Dead!” and “17 Butts From ‘Dating Naked,’” the astute publication Cosmopolitan recounted the Golden Globe award show in an intellectually stimulating article entitled, “Who Won the Golden Globes? Women….
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Obama admin’s “politically correct, college campus-style nonsense”

Posted by  ▪  January 13, 2015

Obama, the Paris Solidarity March and Radical Islam — My appearance on Point of View Radio

The Obama administration has admitted it dropped the ball when it came to not sending any senior administration official to the Paris Solidarity March. The latest iteration is that no one apparently told the President that this was going to be a big deal. Huh? This is the President who has made a…
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Beyoncégate 2015: Whose narrative is it anyway?

Posted by  ▪  January 13, 2015

The culture optic matters. Don’t kill it.

Former Governor and possible presidential candidate Mike Huckabee had some strong words for the Obama family in defense of traditional values and responsible parenting—and of course, they’re making waves all over the media. From AP: Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has accused President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, of double standards in…
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Airstrikes On ISIS

Will Obama declare war on ISIS?

Posted by  ▪  January 13, 2015

An end to the foreign policy messaging disaster?

The Obama Administration’s foreign policy has from the start been plagued by a near-fatal dose of mixed messaging regarding the actions of our enemies, our mission in the Middle East, and the place the American military should hold in the context of the global economy. Late last year, members of Congress…
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Are US “negotiations” encouraging an intransigent Iran?

Posted by  ▪  January 13, 2015

According to the NYTimes Khamenei’s skepticism of American motives “is not unfounded”

On Sunday, the New York Times ran an editorial that compares President Barack Obama with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani—they’re clearly both moderates facing hard liners in their own governments—and provided an explanation Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei’s intransigence, claiming: But Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who will have the last word on any…
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