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  • 34 States Call for Constitutional Convention - and Possible Rewrite

    04/13/2014 5:05:22 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 114 replies
    Newsmax ^ | April 11, 2014 | Andrea Billups
    Even with Michigan recently becoming the 34th state to call for a Constitutional Convention, it's not at all certain that a rewrite of the nation's founding document is close at hand... Unless called to deal with a specific issue, some legal experts warn a "runaway" convention could create chaos. "Let's assume that we get Congress to call for a convention, and we are deliberating about one item. Maybe that would stick. But how can you be confident that once you open the door to a constitutional convention, even if for one narrow amendment, that it won't just become a runaway...
  • Did Michigan Just Trigger 'Constitutional Convention'? Bid Gains Steam

    04/11/2014 1:32:11 PM PDT · by JeepersFreepers · 96 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4/2/14 | Barnini Chakraborty
    Momentum is building behind what would be an unprecedented effort to amend the U.S. Constitution, through a little-known provision that gives states rather than Congress the power to initiate changes. At issue is what's known as a "constitutional convention," a scenario tucked into Article V of the U.S. Constitution. At its core, Article V provides two ways for amendments to be proposed. The first – which has been used for all 27 amendment to date – requires two-thirds of both the House and Senate to approve a resolution, before sending it to the states for ratification. The Founding Fathers, though,...
  • George Will: A Recourse to Budgetary Inaction

    04/11/2014 1:10:08 PM PDT · by JeepersFreepers · 27 replies
    Tulsa World ^ | 4/10/14 | George Will
    From the Goldwater Institute ...comes an innovative idea. It would use the Constitution's Article V to move the nation back toward the limited government the Constitution's framers thought their document guaranteed. The Compact for America is the innovation of the Goldwater Institute's Nick Dranias, who proposes a constitutional convention carefully called under Article V to enact a balanced-budget amendment written precisely enough to preclude evasion by the political class.Congress, which relishes deficit spending, would not, unilaterally and unpressured, send this amendment to the states for ratification. Hence the Goldwater Institute's recourse to Article V. It provides, in the same sentence,...
  • Ft. Hood Shooter Ran Free for 15 to 20 Minutes — Before Being Stopped by Military Policewoman

    04/03/2014 10:04:37 AM PDT · by montag813 · 73 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 04-03-2014 | Gina Cassini
    by Gina Cassini | Top Right News Outrageous. Reckless. Senseless. That is what many military families are calling the continuing ban on concealed carry for servicemembers on U.S. military bases. Bases like Ft. Hood, where 3 brave members of our military were gunned down by an apparently mentally-compromised Spc. Ivan Lopez. And the outrage will only grow in light of a new shocking report that Lopez was able to remain free for 15 to 20 minutes -- more than enough time for him to kill 3 and wound 16 -- before finally being confronted by a military policewoman, whereupon he took...
  • A Perfect Day: My America @ The Gun Range

    03/24/2014 9:37:22 AM PDT · by backwoods-engineer · 19 replies
    The Backwoods Engineer Blog ^ | 21 Mar 2014 | The Backwoods Engineer
    We awaited zero  hour.  All was prepared; it was go time.  Furtively, we glanced at the clock. 5... 4... 3... 2... 1... GO! Two of my co-workers, T. and S., and I went to the outdoor shooting range today, taking off as close to the exact tick of the end of our shift as my WWV-synchronized watch could determine. Our three pickup trucks raced along the interstate, exited, then caravanned over a few miles of dirt roads to our local public outdoor range. The  spring weather in Alabama was shirtsleeve-warm with a stunningly beautiful sky as we pulled up to...
  • Sharpton, Dems at Ohio rally welcome poll worker imprisoned for voter fraud

    03/24/2014 5:38:37 AM PDT · by SJackson · 46 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | 3-23-14
    Ohio Democrats honored a disgraced Hamilton County poll worker, convicted of voting multiple times, at a Voter Bill of Rights rally Thursday. Al Sharpton was the keynote speaker at an event to spearhead a campaign to get an amendment to the Ohio Constitution that would, among other things, allow for online voter registration. But the real guest of honor turned out to be Melowese Richardson, according to the Cincinnati Inquirer. Inquirer reporter Sharon Coolidge tweeted: In the 2012 presidential election, Richardson voted as many a six times in her fight “for Mr. Obama’s right to sit as president of the...
  • Rep. Rakestraw Braddock's (Article V) Balanced Budget Bill Passes Georgia General Assembly

    03/22/2014 8:25:08 PM PDT · by Strawberry AZ · 20 replies
    Digital Journal ^ | March 22, 2014 | PRWEB.COM Newswire
    State Rep. Paulette Rakestraw Braddock announced that on Wednesday, March 19, the Georgia Senate passed by a vote of 30-25 the Compact for a Balanced Budget Amendment. "I am thrilled to see Georgia take the lead to restore fiscal responsibility in Washington," said Rep. Rakestraw Braddock, the lead sponsor of the legislation. Our Georgia lawmakers are saying, 'Enough is enough' to the burgeoning $18 trillion federal debt. We are the first in the nation to call for an Article V constitutional convention of states to rein in out-of-control Washington spending." The Amendment now awaits Georgia Governor Nathan Deal's signature. Read...
  • Balancing the annual budget and tax reform ___ Tea Party candidates need to have concrete solutions!

    02/15/2014 2:55:34 PM PST · by JOHN W K · 9 replies
    2-15-14 | johnwk
    Is it not our duty, more than ever, and as Tea Party Activists, to inform the American People about the brilliance of our Founder’s original tax plan and how our Founders intended to extinguish deficits if imposts, duties and excise taxes were found insufficient to meet Congress’ constitutionally authorized expenditures? In 1995 and 1996 Congress held Hearings on “Replacing the Federal Income Tax”. My submissions before the Committee on Ways and Means which were presented under the heading “American Constitutional Research Service” are part of these recorded hearings, and I recently found they are available on line. My two submissions...
  • Indiana House approves constitutional amendment to ban gay marriages

    01/28/2014 2:42:09 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 42 replies
    FOX News ^ | 1-28-14 | FOX
    <p>INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana House of Representatives approved a proposal Tuesday that would place the state's gay marriage ban in the state constitution, while leaving the door open to eventual approval of civil unions.</p> <p>The proposed ban, which cleared the chamber on 57-40 vote, now heads to the Indiana Senate, where members of the Senate Judiciary Committee are set to take up the issue.</p>
  • From the Publisher (Guns & Ammo opening letter, Jan 2014)

    12/08/2013 4:50:52 PM PST · by mykroar · 14 replies
    Guns & Ammo | January 2014 | Chris Agnes
    Dear Reader,Dynamic changes for "Guns & Ammo" have been in development for many preceding months and were to first appear in the March issue. Given recent events, we have decided to move forward and implement these changes effective immediately.The February issue will mark the introduction of Eric R. Poole as the new editor of "Guns & Ammo" magazine. Eric has previously written features with "Guns & Ammo" on new products and has contributed to the "Modern Sporting Rifles" column every other month. He's known for his passionate advocacy of Second Amendment rights and continues to be a lifelong student of...
  • Open carry -- Illegally detained

    11/24/2013 9:02:20 AM PST · by DariusBane · 81 replies
    Liveleak.com ^ | 11/24/2013 | westerberg
    A video of illustrating your 2nd Amendment rights in Arlington Tx. The message here is that you can and will be detained if you open carry in Texas. A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. Looks sort of infringed to me.
  • Selectman Wants Gun Safety Enforced

    11/10/2013 3:43:44 PM PST · by grumpygresh · 29 replies
    Swampscott MA patch ^ | 11/09/13 | Terry Date
    Selectman Barry Greenfield would like to give police the authority to inspect gun safety at people's homes. The problem, he said, is that police do not have the authority, granted by a local ordinance, to enforce the law and inspect the safeguarding of guns at the homes of the 600 registered gun owners in town.
  • Dianne Feinstein: First Amendment Is A Special Privilege

    10/31/2013 5:57:58 PM PDT · by Nachum · 33 replies
    sipsey street irregulars ^ | 10/31/13 | Dutchman6
    Here is the evil queen's actual money-quote footage from the Senate floor on who will be selected to become government "approved" reporters. Video - 3:13 Pay close attention, folks. We're standing on the ledge of Federally Issued, Press-Pass Identity Cards for "Gov't Allowed" Reporters. No others need apply. Got a video camera, or audio recorder ? Make sure your Ausweise* is in order. (Permission to be on Reich Property)
  • “Vitter Amendment” To Debt Deal Is Popular With Voters, Not So With Some On The Hill

    10/18/2013 10:30:36 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 4 replies
    fox ^ | 10-17-13 | John Fund
    It’s a contest over which senator is the most unpopular with his colleagues. Surprisingly, it’s probably not Ted Cruz. The most likely winner is David Vitter of Louisiana, who is mounting a campaign to end government subsidies for congressional health coverage. Polls show that 92 percent of voters dislike the idea of a special Obamacare privilege for anyone on Capitol Hill. Yesterday, Vitter won an influential new recruit: GOP senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina. Graham told NRO’s Bob Costa that he will “object” to any pending fiscal deal unless the Senate at the same time votes on Vitter’s proposal....
  • Obama Doesn´t Rule Out Using 14th Amendment To Raise The Debt Limit

    10/06/2013 6:14:35 PM PDT · by Nachum · 76 replies
    ABC News ^ | 10/13/13 | Mary Bruce
    With the October 17 deadline to raise the debt limit rapidly approaching, President Obama is not specifically ruling out using the 14th Amendment to increase the nation´s borrowing ability if the political impasse continues and Congress fails to do so, but says he does not expect the fight to get to that point. "I´m pretty willing to bet that there are enough votes in the House of Representatives right now to make sure that the United States doesn´t end up being a deadbeat. The only thing that´s preventing that from happening is Speaker Boehner calling the vote," the president told...
  • Obama: “I Won’t Violate The Constitution, Unless You Make Me…” (usurp power from congress)

    10/05/2013 11:29:51 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 62 replies
    http://noisyroom.net ^ | 10.5.13 | Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
    Political bridge-building is usually considered a good thing, but when the “bridge” you are building is the abridgement of the separation of powers, not so much. More Obama Domestic Abuse: Now Look What You Made Me Do… on tap. In an alarming development, word comes from Mark Levin and others in Congress that the President is prepping to raise the debt ceiling unilaterally. You know — usurping the power of the purse granted solely to Congress. That ladies and gentlemen, is impeachment worthy. Mark Levin gets it and America better pay attention: OBAMA: “An economic shutdown, that results from Default,...
  • I don't usually pimp my blog, but I've had the germ of an idea. . . .

    10/02/2013 11:17:37 AM PDT · by Salgak · 28 replies
    Catalog of teh Burning Stoopid ^ | October 2, 2013 | Self
    I've had an idea how to get the Budget process fixed, and maybe Capitol Hill as well: I have a genuinely bi-partisan solution to the underlying budget problem. An Amendment to the Constitution. With the following terms: A budget, NOT a continuing resolution, must be passed by the House and submitted to the Senate by June 1st of every year. The Senate must hold a vote on the budget by July 1st of every year. If the House and Senate cannot agree on a budget, they MUST go into conference on the budget on the next business day, and neither...
  • Are You a Constitutional Hypocrite?

    09/02/2013 7:03:49 AM PDT · by dontreadthis · 47 replies
    THE CONSTITUTION CLUB ^ | September 1, 2013 | Keith Broaders
    Practically everyone I know agrees that strictly obey the Constitution and that is why those that oppose the calling forth of Article V Convention are Constitutional hypocrites. You can not support the Constitution while at the same time rejecting the provisions of Article V. The Article V Convention was what the method the founders provided to insure the people would be able to control the government and prevent their abuse of power. There have already been more than 34 states that have petitioned Congress for an Article V Convention Even though the requisite numbers of states has been reached Congress...
  • The Myth of a Runaway Amendments Convention

    08/29/2013 8:04:53 AM PDT · by mahatmakanejeeves2
    American Thinker ^ | 8/29/13 | Rob Latelson
    America is in a constitutional crisis as well as an economic crisis. The problem is not just Barack Obama. It is the entire Democrat party, which has been taken over by Marxists (that is a literal truth and not just hyperbole), and which caused and continues to perpetuate both crises.
  • Convention of States - A Handbook for Legislators and Citizens

    08/26/2013 1:36:59 AM PDT · by John Valentine · 33 replies
    conventionofstates.com ^ | Michael Farris et. al.
    There are two methods to propose amendments to the Constitution. Congress is in a perpetual “convention” with the power to propose amendments to the Constitution. The reality, however, is that Congress will never propose an amendment that reduces the power of Washington. That is why the Founders developed a second method to propose amendments. The Founders knew the federal government might one day become drunk with the abuses of power. The most important check to this power is the Article V provision that gives the states the ability to call a convention for the purpose of proposing amendments to the...
  • Gun control extremists to attack Starbucks Saturday

    08/23/2013 5:33:26 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 52 replies
    Voice of Russia ^ | August 22, 2013 | Staff
    Irritated by Starbucks’ decision to remain neutral and not ban lawful carry, anti-Second Amendment organizations in North Carolina have developed plans to boycott the chain this Saturday. Dubbing their misguided effort “Skip Starbuck’s Saturday” antis hope to punish the brand nationwide. “As North Carolina’s HB 937 is implemented, it will become increasingly important for us to clearly stand behind restaurants who do not interfere with expanded carry under state law,” - the Ammoland.com resource stated, which is, as the site name clearly indicates, the advocate of the Second Amendment. They also claimed that they needed to show that North Carolina...
  • Mark Levin: Amend Constitution to Put Tax Day and Election Day Back to Back

    08/12/2013 1:48:04 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 44 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | August 12, 2013 - 12:46 AM | Terence P. Jeffrey
    In his new book—The Liberty Amendments: Restoring the American Republic—nationally syndicated radio host Mark Levin, who served as chief of staff in the Reagan Justice Department, argues that the Constitution should be amended to put tax day and election day back to back. “I would move tax day to the day before election day,” Levin said in an interview on CNSNews.com’s Online With Terry Jeffrey. “I think this is very important, because if you’ll notice, election day and tax day are about as far apart as they can get, like seven months apart,” said Levin. “So we’re voting on the...
  • Multiple Choice Prosecution of Zimmerman

    07/11/2013 11:48:41 AM PDT · by Vendome · 38 replies
    Vanity | 7/11/2013 | Vendome
    So I tune into to the Zimmerman trial and watching the closing arguments I can't help but think this whole thing is contrived. The prosecutor, in his closing, is presenting possibilities of theories, multiple, and asking the jury to choose from some weird buffet of the circumstances. When you want to make your case you are specific in your accusation and theory of what exactly happened. This is the weirdest closing I have ever seen. When you close, in prosecuting, you claim very specifically what happened not some bland, rambling, theory. He is presenting a variety of scenarios by inference....
  • A Real Live Third Amendment Case

    07/04/2013 4:25:44 PM PDT · by UAConservative · 29 replies
    The Volokh Conspiracy ^ | 4 July 2013 | Ilya Somin
    The Third Amendment, which forbids “the quartering of soldiers” in private homes in peacetime without the owner’s consent, is often the butt of jokes among lawyers, because it generates so little litigation. But the Amendment has come up in this ongoing Nevada case, along with the Fourth Amendment and state law claims [HT: my former student Michael Mortorano]: SNIP “On the morning of July 10th, 2011, officers from the Henderson Police Department responded to a domestic violence call at a neighbor’s residence,” the Mitchells say in the complaint. It continues: “At 10:45 a.m. defendant Officer Christopher Worley (HPD) contacted plaintiff...
  • The Case for a Federalism Amendment (must read)

    06/28/2013 10:59:16 AM PDT · by Hostage · 12 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | April 23, 2009 | Prof. Randy E. Barnett
    The Case for a Federalism Amendment How the Tea Partiers can make Washington pay attention. By RANDY E. BARNETT In response to an unprecedented expansion of federal power, citizens have held hundreds of "tea party" rallies around the country, and various states are considering "sovereignty resolutions" invoking the Constitution's Ninth and Tenth Amendments. For example, Michigan's proposal urges "the federal government to halt its practice of imposing mandates upon the states for purposes not enumerated by the Constitution of the United States." Article V provides that, "on the application of the legislatures of two thirds of the several states," Congress...
  • Sen. Ted Cruz Speaks in Support of his Amendment to Defund Obamacare and Stop the Amnesty Tax

    06/26/2013 5:01:40 PM PDT · by Nachum · 3 replies
    Youtube | 6/26/13 | SenTedCruz SenTedCruz
    Ted Cruz' rebuttal to the Gang of 8 and Marco "turncoat" Rubio.
  • Moments After DOMA Ruling – Gay Plaintiffs Promise Nationwide Push for Gay Marriage (Video)

    06/26/2013 8:36:04 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 86 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | June 26, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    That was quick. Moments After DOMA Ruling today by the Supreme Court- Plaintiff Sandy Stier in the Prop 8 case promised to keep pushing until gay marriage is legal in all states. “We want to thank the justices for overturning DOMA. It is so, so important for us and all families. And, we thank the justices for letting us get married in California. But that’s not enough. It’s gotta go nationwide. And we can’t wait for that day.“(VIDEO-AT-LINK)
  • Senate Immigration Bill Secures Nothing But Permanent Control of Congress by Democrats!

    06/22/2013 10:40:38 AM PDT · by Stayfree · 37 replies
    Self | June 21, 2013 | Stayfree
    Late Friday, Steve King the Iowa Congressman, called Mark Levin's show and discussed the 1,190+ page Senate bill as rewritten to include Sen. Corker's amendment. As Jeff Sessions said earlier on Mark's show, it is so full of holes it won't hold water. In other words, it is carefully drafted so as avoid building the fence and to avoid deporting illegals and contains other despicable loopholes. In fact, King and Levin are afraid that it designed to stop nothing other than future attempts to stop the flow of illegal aliens.
  • The Olmsteadian Seizure Clause(intangible property search/seizure and implications of the 4th)

    06/18/2013 5:40:47 PM PDT · by Vendome
    Call it the vacuum-cleaner approach. It's employed when police have obtained a court order and an Internet service provider can't "isolate the particular person or IP address" because of technical constraints, says Paul Ohm, a former trial attorney at the Justice Department's Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section. (An Internet Protocol address is a series of digits that can identify an individual computer.) That kind of full-pipe surveillance can record all Internet traffic, including Web browsing--or, optionally, only certain subsets such as all e-mail messages flowing through the network. Interception typically takes place inside an Internet provider's network at...
  • FBI turns to broad new wiretap method(New Method works like a vacuum)

    06/18/2013 5:23:09 PM PDT · by Vendome · 14 replies
    ZD Net ^ | January 30, 2007 | Declan McCullagh
    Call it the vacuum-cleaner approach. It's employed when police have obtained a court order and an Internet service provider can't "isolate the particular person or IP address" because of technical constraints, says Paul Ohm, a former trial attorney at the Justice Department's Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section. (An Internet Protocol address is a series of digits that can identify an individual computer.) That kind of full-pipe surveillance can record all Internet traffic, including Web browsing--or, optionally, only certain subsets such as all e-mail messages flowing through the network. Interception typically takes place inside an Internet provider's network at...
  • Local Cops Following Big Brother's Lead, Getting Cell Phone Location Data Without a Warrant

    06/18/2013 12:55:23 PM PDT · by Vendome · 12 replies
    Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) ^ | April 3, 2012 | Hanni Fakhoury
    New data from law enforcement agencies across the country has confirmed what EFF has long been afraid of: while police are routinely using cell phone location tracking information, only a handful of agencies are bothering to obtain search warrants. Since 2005, we've been beating the drum loudly, warning that the government's attempts to track a person's physical location through their cell phone requires a search warrant. As we've said again and again, because cell phone tracking can give the government a snapshot of a person's life through their movements, a search warrant is necessary to safeguard against privacy intrusions.
  • ATT Project Greenstar Secretly Spied Millions of Calls

    06/18/2013 11:54:17 AM PDT · by Vendome · 6 replies
    Vanity ^ | 6/18/2013 | Vendome
    EXPLODING THE PHONE The Untold Story of the Teenagers and Outlaws Who Hacked Ma Bell PHIL LAPSLEY Grove Press New York [pp. 92-97] If there were no billing records for fraudulent calls, there was no way to know how many fraudulent calls there were or how long they lasted. And that meant AT&T was gazing into the abyss. Say the phone company catches some college students with electronic boxes. Fantastic! But elation is soon replaced by worry. Is that all of them? Or is that just the tip of the iceberg? Are there another ten college students doing it? A...
  • History lessons on telecom and how we got here [gov spying on all citizens]

    06/18/2013 10:38:27 AM PDT · by Vendome · 53 replies
    Vanity | 6/18/2013 | Vanity
    So I'm watching the news today and start seeing our illustrious Bureaucrats Out Right Lying about what they collect and what they don't.   They tell us today they don't collect locations of cell phone trawled for in pursuit of a target named in a warrant.   I want you to understand when they issue a warrant, many times, with "Reasonable Cause" They are violating the Constitution by: 1.  Using "Reasonable Cause" as the basis for a warrant.  The Constitution requires no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause.   2.  supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the...
  • Thought experiment: Why is the NSA entitled any communications for any period of time?

    06/18/2013 9:46:44 AM PDT · by Vendome · 32 replies
    Vanity | 6/18/2013 | Vendome
    Freepers! Feel free to make the case for why the NSA, DOJ, DEA or FBI have any moral, legitimate, lawful, legal or Constitutional right to your private information for any reason given such Accidental or intentional purpose. Further, make the case when they collect your information why they are entitled to peruse it or store it for (5) five years or even a nanosecond.
  • Hepting v. AT&T NSA installed equipment directly into an and on ATT's Switch Center

    06/18/2013 9:20:57 AM PDT · by Vendome · 11 replies
    Vanity | 6/18/2013 | Vendome
    Hepting v. AT&T is a United States class action lawsuit filed in January 2006 by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) against the telecommunications company AT&T, in which the EFF alleges that AT&T permitted and assisted the National Security Agency (NSA) in unlawfully monitoring the communications of the United States, including AT&T customers, businesses and third parties whose communications were routed through AT&T's network, as well as Voice over IP telephone calls routed via the Internet.   Quick excerpt: capable of monitoring billions of bits of Internet traffic a second, including the playback of telephone calls routed on the Internet, and...
  • Do we need a constitutional amendment to protect privacy?

    06/12/2013 8:12:50 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 44 replies
    National Constitution Center ^ | June 12, 2013 | NCC Staff
    As part of our “Next 10 Amendments” debate series, we’re asking our readers if it’s time for a constitutional amendment to protect their privacy. The furor in the past two weeks over government eavesdropping on the media and citizens has raised a lot of questions related to the First Amendment and the Fourth Amendment.
  • What Congress Should Ask Lois Lerner

    05/23/2013 1:19:35 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 15 replies
    Patterico's Pontifications ^ | 5-23-2013 | Patterico
    Lois Lerner didn’t just take the Fifth. She gave a little speech first saying she had done nothing wrong. That certainly opens her up to some questions, although the extent to which it does is debatable. Imagine the following sequence of questions: 1) Did you do anything wrong? 2) Do you think that it would be wrong to target conservative groups because of their ideology? 3) Did you target conservative groups because of their ideology? Given that Lois Lerner gave an opening statement in which she said that she had not done anything wrong, it would be interesting to see...
  • Issa Lets Lerner Off the Hook (Rush)

    05/22/2013 1:03:11 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 38 replies
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 5-22-2013 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: The IRS hearings today, the Issa committee. Folks, yesterday, after the Apple tax hearings at the Senate, I said, "This is all just a game," and I think this thing that happened this morning with Lois Lerner showing up... Issa basically let her get away with it. She's gone. He looked clueless, like didn't know what was going on, didn't know how to deal with this. BREAK TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Okay, let me tell you what happened today at the IRS hearings. Lois Lerner, who ran the whole kit and caboodle and was... By the way, this was...
  • Obama Attacks The 1st Amendment (new file)

    05/21/2013 7:27:11 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Nachumlist ^ | 5/21/2013 | Nachum
    Obama Attacks The 1st AmendmentObama goes after the AP and Fox News5/21/2013Fox's Bret Baier Reveals That DOJ Also Seized Phone Records For James Rosen's ParentsNYT Editorial: Another Chilling Leak Investigation (FNC, James Rosen)Obama administration mistakes journalism for espionage5/20/2013DOJ's secret subpoena of AP phone records broader than initially revealedHolder Won't Say if DOJ Ever Enforced Born Alive Infant Protection Act: Answers "I don't know" the committee 56 timesJustice Department affidavit labels Fox News journalist as possible 'co-conspirator'Report: Three Fox News Staffers Targeted By Justice DepartmentObama DOJ formally accuses journalist in leak case of committing crimes: James RosenBefore AP: DOJ Targeted Fox...
  • On-Line Ammo Prices Starting to Drop (a wee bit)

    04/21/2013 6:45:50 AM PDT · by frankenMonkey · 37 replies
    556RECON ^ | Apri 21, 2013 | frankenMonkey
    556RECON.com tracks trends and pricing for 5.56x45 NATO from on-line vendors (Cheaper Than Dirt, AmmoNet, etc.), and the average price has started to drop, if just by a few pennies per round. 62gr Green Tip has dropped from $1.10 to as low as $1.03. This is the average price, the lowest PPR is at 70 cents per round. 55gr Average PPR has dropped to $.90, with the lowest price at 70 cents per round. Interestingly, Cheaper Than Dirt, where I (used to) buy, is consistently at the expensive end of the list, with LAX and Palmetto being the best buys....
  • Here's the text of the email I just received from The "Honorable" Lindsey Graham

    04/12/2013 10:10:53 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 64 replies
    lgraham.senate.gov ^ | 4-12-2013 | The "Honorable" Lindsey Graham
    April 12, 2013 Dear Friends, I believe every senator should be required to go on the record about their views on the Second Amendment. And yesterday, I voted for a procedural motion to require senators to go on the record about where they stand on gun control. I believe the American people deserve to know where the Senate stands on this issue. I want to debate and I want to vote. I’m not afraid to show my support for the Second Amendment. Here's why: · Many senators have refused to take a position on some of these gun control issues...
  • COMMUNISM SURVIVOR BLASTS SALEM GUN GRABBERS: “YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT FREEDOM IS!” - (Oregon)

    04/08/2013 6:13:45 PM PDT · by haffast · 25 replies
    Daylight Disinfectant - Youtube ^ | April 5, 2013 | Dan Sandini - Daylight Disinfectant
    Dateline Salem Oregon – April 5, 2013: ”You don’t know what freedom is because you never lost it!” With a pointed finger Manuel Martinez called out Anti-Gun Committee Leader Floyd Prozansky during heated testimony on Friday. You can bet Prozansky got the message. To quote Mr. Martinez: “malicious individuals, masquerading as Democrats,.. established … a dictatorial regime … in my nation called Communism, Socialism, Stalinism, Marxism, and whatever other named -ism you want to put on it. The reason why it was done was to take away the guns from the People.” Mr. Martinez escaped the brutal Communist regime in...
  • ST. LOUIS GUN CONTROL ACTIVISTS CALL FOR TURNING US RIGHTS & SOVEREIGNTY OVER TO UNITED NATIONS

    03/30/2013 8:00:34 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 19 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 3-30-2013 | Jim Hoft
    St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and Democrats held a gun control rally in downtown St. Louis Saturday afternoon. Only about 150 people turned out for the event. Several gun rights supporters held their own counter protest. Dr. Robert Flood , director of pediatric emergency at SLU, gave the keynote speech at the end of the rally. The good doctor urged supporters to call congress and turn your rights and sovereignty over to United Nations by supporting the Child Rights Act. Dr. Flood said the Children’s Rights Amendment would counter balance the Second and 14th Amendments used by gun rights activists....
  • Gay marriage: After the Supreme Court, what then?

    03/23/2013 2:04:01 PM PDT · by BuckeyeTexan · 48 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 03/21/2013 | Jennifer Rubin
    In less than a week the Supreme Court will hear a pair of cases involving same-sex marriage. Since Chief Justice John Roberts made his unprincipled switch to rescue Obamacare, I have given up on predicting Supreme Court outcomes. If the justices are going to be unmoored to logical argument and careen from one position to another depending on their perceived need to defend the court’s historical reputation, far be it from me to figure out where they will land. (At least the liberal justices are entirely predictable.) In other words, I have no idea how the justices will rule or...
  • Senate Democrats Vote To Provide Obamacare To Illegal Aliens Under Immigration Plan

    03/24/2013 9:47:20 AM PDT · by montag813 · 15 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 03-24-2013 | John Hill
    Come on in...it's all free, courtesy of the American taxpayer!- by John HillStand With ArizonaJoe Wilson is right....again.Remember Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) and his outburst at Obama's 2010 State of the Union address? Here's a refresher: Obama said his healthcare plan would not cover illegal aliens - twice. Wilson shouted "You lie!" to the outrage of many, and for which he was later censured by Pelosi & Co. Democrats said it was ridiculous to suggest that illegal aliens would EVER be able to receive Obama Care benefits. Wilson was right, of course, as SWA pointed out and way back in...
  • The Centennial of the worst Amendment adopted, 16th Amendment enacted March 15, 1913

    03/14/2013 11:18:52 PM PDT · by Steelers6 · 21 replies
    Our Documents.Gov ^ | March 15, 2013 | Steelers6
    Caesar wasn't the only one stabbed in the back on the Ides of March!!
  • Best 7 Minutes On GUN CONTROL In the United States

    03/14/2013 9:45:36 PM PDT · by Bikkuri · 24 replies
    LiveLeak ^ | Mar-12-2013 | Rabid GHOST Returns
    No idea of who this guy is, but he does a great job of making the message clear..
  • Why Bill Clinton is Apologizing for Signing DOMA (Federal Law Prevents Same Sex Marriage)

    03/08/2013 7:07:22 AM PST · by lbryce · 22 replies
    The Week ^ | March 8, 2013 | Staff
    "In 1996, I signed the Defense of Marriage Act," says former President Bill Clinton in The Washington Post. DOMA, which prevents federal recognition of same-sex marriage, is up for review at the Supreme Court on April 27, and the justices will have to decide whether the law "is consistent with the principles of a nation that honors freedom, equality, and justice above all," Clinton says. In the 17 years since he signed it, the former president says, "I have come to believe that DOMA is contrary to those principles and, in fact, incompatible with our Constitution." (He's not alone: Read...
  • GUN CONTROL: IGNORANCE IS A DISEASE (Video)

    03/06/2013 12:40:15 PM PST · by servo1969 · 3 replies
    YouTube.com ^ | 3-6-2013 | tnoutdoors9
    Published on Mar 6, 2013 - Comments on continuing efforts to restrict the 2nd Amendment, focusing on the Senate Judiciary Hearing, SH-216, February 27, 2013. During that hearing, chaired by anti-gun proponent Diane Feinstein, some of my ballistic test footage was shown by Dr. William Begg. I needed to post a response to his testimony, and highlight that the true roots of gun violence are being ignored. Dr. Begg called for "real gun research". My point is that the research is already there, just disregarded by those with the authority to develop a relevant plan that creates objective solutions to...
  • What is missing from the national gun debate?

    03/01/2013 7:24:04 PM PST · by HMS Surprise · 56 replies
    NextNewsNetwork ^ | 3/1/13 | Dr. Edwin Vieira
    What is the actual history and purpose of the Second Amendment? A growing number of gun control advocates insist that this key constitutional provision was not intended to protect an individual right of firearms ownership, but instead was intended to provide for the regulation of a government-controlled militia. People who espouse that view generally insist that the role of the militia is now carried out by the National Guard, or even by the police -- and that the "right of the people" referred to in the Second Amendment has nothing to do with private firearms ownership.