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  • Mark Levin: Obama is preparing to destroy the role of Congress by unilaterally ignoring debt ceiling

    10/05/2013 8:12:35 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 27 replies
    Jen Kuznicki (Conservative Writer) ^ | October 4, 2013 | Jen Kuznicki
    (Mark Levin has laid out last night what Obama’s plans are should the Republicans hold the line and refuse to increase the debt ceiling. We have been here before, as I found it important to write about two years ago when Obama and the media were considering the unconstitutional and impeachable option of using the 14th Amendment to bypass Congress on the debt ceiling.I felt compelled to partially transcribe Mark’s commentary from last night’s show, because it is very important that we get this information to our Republican members of Congress. I have linked to the relevant articles and podcast...
  • National Park Service to keep WW II Memorial open to veterans (Barry blinks)

    10/02/2013 10:07:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The Washington Post's Post Local ^ | October 2, 2013 | Michael E. Ruane and Mark Berman
    At Marion Park on Capitol Hill, two fence gates were chained closed, but one was not, and a group of children played inside. At the Korean War Veterans Memorial, on the Mall, the entrance was blocked with barricades, but visitors just walked around the barriers and entered. At the closed-off National World War II Memorial, two days of assaults by veterans prompted the National Park Service to announce that they had the legal right to be there and would not be barred in the future. Across federal Washington on Wednesday, the government shutdown was leaking badly partly as a...
  • Levin: 'I'll Bring Half a Million People' to WWII Memorial if You Lay 'One Damn Hand' on Veterans

    10/03/2013 8:41:10 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 52 replies
    Breitbart Big Government ^ | 10-3-13 | Tony Lee
    Conservative talk radio Mark Levin said Wednesday if the Obama administration lays "one damn hand" on any World War II veteran trying to see their memorial that he would bring "half a million people" to it. The Obama administration closed the World War II Memorial as part of the government shutdown and even threatened veterans on Honor Flights with potential arrests if they went past what is being called "Barrycades." "I want to say this loud and clear to the people on Capitol Hill who are listening, to this administration. You lay one damn hand on one of those World...
  • Cruz Blames Obama's Fixation On Health Care For WWII Memorial Closure

    10/02/2013 9:21:19 AM PDT · by bimboeruption · 26 replies
    TPM ^ | 10-2-2013 | Catherine Thompson
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) released a statement Wednesday faulting the Obama administration for the closure of the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. Cruz's full statement: President Obama is so fixated on forcing Obamacare on the American people that he's even willing to deny World War II veterans the right to access the memorial they have earned through their heroic service. This scenario encapsulates the bigger problem in Washington. President Obama is so set on imposing his destructive, far-left ideology that his government is literally barricading World War II veterans out of their memorial and blocking funding to the...
  • WWII Vets Plan to Storm Barricades at Lincoln Memorial, After Obama Goons Close Sites Down

    10/02/2013 8:40:41 AM PDT · by montag813 · 131 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 10-02-2013 | John Hill
    Above: National Park Service workers setting up new barricades this morning, around the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.- Yesterday, the Obama Administration got real petty over the partial government shutdown, sending employees to barricade memorial sites around Washington that are normally open 24/7. Thankfully, one group of WWII vets wasn't having ANY of it - removing barricades, with the help of fantastic GOP Reps. like Steve King (R-IA) and others - and refusing to be denied access to THEIR World War II Memorial. Well today, another group of WWII vets plan to do the same thing at the Lincoln Memorial,...
  • Obama Putting Up More Barricades at World War Two Memorial This Morning

    10/02/2013 6:41:16 AM PDT · by kristinn · 563 replies
    Wednesday, October 2, 2013 | Kristinn
    Twitter photo by Charlie Spiering, the Washington Examiner.The Obama administration is adding more barricades at the World War Two Memorial in Washington, D.C. this morning, according to reporters on the scene.The reinforcements are being put in place apparently to prevent a repeat of yesterday when WWII veterans aided by several Republican Congressmen pushed aside barricades to visit their memorial.Buzzfeed got no response from the White House last night when queried about the administration closing the memorial to veterans.A report last night claimed that the Park Service would arrest veterans who attempt to visit the WWII Memorial.
  • More news of Obamas personal army?

    10/01/2013 11:50:28 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 34 replies ^ | OCTOBER 1ST, 2013 | George Spelvin
    Because the American military swears an allegiance to the U.S. Constitution, and not to the President, could Obamas strategy be to strip our Armed Services and cost shift their dollars into an all powerful civilian Army under his command? Two tips coming into CiR this week surprisingly connect just these dots and link these machinations to Obamacare funding. On page 496 of H.R. 3590 is this quote: Assimilating Reserve Corp Officers Into the Regular Corps. . .Effective on the date of enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, all individuals classified as officers in the Reserve (civilian)...
  • Obama to Congress: Knock it Offon Budget Brinkmanship [Little Man Turns to Arrogance]

    09/30/2013 5:56:05 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 63 replies
    Time ^ | 9/27/13 | Charlotte Alter
    Obama told Republicans Friday that its a fools errand for them to use the threat of a government shutdown to gut his signature healthcare law, decrying what he called political grandstanding that is hurting the American economy. With Republicans seeing both the looming expiration of government funding and the need to increase the countrys borrowing limit as pressure points to extract political concessions on the healthcare law, the president said bluntly: I said that yesterday and Im gonna repeat it: thats not gonna happen. A lot of what is taking place right now is political grandstanding, Obama told reporters at...
  • Corker Warns Obama Administration Against Any Action to Implement U.N. Arms Trade Treaty...

    09/25/2013 5:18:39 AM PDT · by SatinDoll · 52 replies
    U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations ^ | Sept. 24, 2013 | U.S. Senator Bob Corker, R-Tenn
    WASHINGTON Asserting the Senates constitutional role on treaties, U.S. Senator Bob Corker, R-Tenn., ranking member of the Foreign Relations Committee, in a letter today warned the Obama administration against taking any action to implement the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty without Senate advice and consent. The ATT raises significant legislative and constitutional questions. Any act to implement this treaty, provisionally or otherwise, before the Congress provides its advice and consent would be fundamentally inconsistent with the U.S. Constitution, law, and practice, said Corker. Full text of the letter is included below and in the attached document. Dear President Obama,...
  • IRS rides 1884 'dead horse' law to defense of tax preparer rules

    09/24/2013 5:46:38 PM PDT · by Southern by Grace · 10 replies
    Reuters ^ | Sep 24, 2013 | Patrick Temple-West
    The Obama administration on Tuesday defended its effort to regulate the tax return preparation business for the first time in U.S. history, basing its case largely on a 19th century law dealing with horses lost or killed in the Civil War.
  • Obama says fight for gun laws ought to obsess us

    09/22/2013 3:25:53 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 116 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep. 22, 2013 6:15 PM EDT | Nedra Pickler
    President Barack Obama on Sunday memorialized the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting by calling for a transformation in the nations gun laws to address an epidemic of gun violence, saying, Theres nothing inevitable about it. Reprising his role of the nations consoler in chief after yet another mass shooting, Obama said Americans should honor the victims of last Mondays shooting by insisting on a change in gun laws. It ought to obsess us, Obama said. He said no other advanced nation endures the kind of gun violence seen in the United States, and blamed mass shootings in...
  • Obama blames NRA for gun violence

    09/22/2013 2:22:59 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 74 replies ^ | September 22, 2013 | Emily Miller
    Once again, President Obama is exploiting the tragic deaths from a mass shooting to push his political agenda to control guns. This time, he escalates the rhetoric by blaming Second Amendment advocates for criminals acts. After spending the day on the golf course Saturday, Mr. Obama spoke to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation dinner about his priorities. Referring to Mondays tragic shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, along with the mass murders in Newtown and Aurora in 2012, Tucson in 2011 and shootings in Chicago, he said: As long as there are those who fight to make it as easy...
  • Obama demands gun curbs, laments gun rights in Navy Yard shooting speech

    09/23/2013 12:51:20 AM PDT · by markomalley · 27 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 9/23/2013 | Neil Munro
    President Barack Obama is using the Sept. 16 Navy Yard shootings to rally his supporters for another uphill charge in November 2014 against Americans gun rights.These [12] families have endured a shattering tragedy, Obama said in a very sharply written speech during a memorial service held near D.C.s Navy Yard for the victims families Sunday.The recent rash of mass shootings ought to be a shock to us all as a nation and as a people. It ought to lead to some sort of transformation, said the president, evoking his 2008 promise to begin fundamentally transforming the United States of America....
  • Carney: Obama Implementing Executive Actions Following Navy YardShooting

    09/17/2013 6:10:07 AM PDT · by seeker41 · 140 replies
    ap ^ | 09/17/2013 | cbs dc
    In the wake of the shooting at the Navy Yard, Obama spokesman Jay Carney said the president is implementing executive actions and reiterated his commitment to strengthening gun laws, including expanding background checks to sales online and at gun shows.
  • BARR: The U.N. comes after Americas guns

    08/19/2013 9:32:01 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 29 replies ^ | August 19, 2013 | Bob Barr
    The true scope of the anti-firearm crusade of the United Nations, which began more than a dozen years ago, finally is coming into clear focus, as the White House readies to sign the Arms Trade Treaty adopted with U.S. support this past April by the U.N. General Assembly. The reach of this long-term, carefully crafted agenda is truly breathtaking, going far beyond the publicly articulated goals of even the most radical of homegrown gun-control groups. Since the first major U.N. meeting in July 2001, officially launching the so-called Program of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in...
  • Obama may have all the rope he needs to hang American gun owners

    08/19/2013 9:07:35 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 33 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/19/13 | Doug Book
    It has taken the global left nearly 2 decades to usher the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) through the friendly confines of the United Nations. Offered for signature in its final form in June, the Treaty which purports to establish common international standards for regulating the trade in conventional arms, really is as dangerous to the right of Americans to keep and bear arms as 2nd Amendment supporters have claimed since the Obama Regimespecifically, Hillary Clintonbegan the push for the Treatys eventual ratification several years ago. (1) The ATT was deliberately written in broad, general terms throughout most of its text....
  • Obama to Sign UN Gun Treaty This Month Will Lead to National Registry

    08/14/2013 1:28:02 PM PDT · by LucyT · 101 replies
    GatewayPundit ^ | August 12, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    Before Stalin could confiscate the guns he needed a national gun registry. In April the United Nations passed sweeping legislation that will regulate the international arms trade and could lead to a national registry in the United States. Barack Obama is reportedly going to sign the treaty this month while Congress is on vacation. In April the United Nations passed sweeping legislation that will regulate the international arms trade and could lead to a national registry in the United States. Barack Obama is reportedly going to sign the treaty this month while Congress is on vacation. Ammoland reported: You heard...
  • Obama Will Sign UN Gun Treaty While Congress Is On Vacation

    08/13/2013 8:50:18 AM PDT · by Nachum · 45 replies
    ammoland ^ | 8/13/13 | Alan Gottleib
    BELLEVUE, WA -( You heard it straight from the horses mouth. Jay Carney said Obama will sign the UN Arms Trade Treaty before the end of AugustWe believe its in the interest of the United States. This is very strategic timing considering Congress is on a 5 week vacation lasting thru the month of August! These back door tactics are nothing new for the Obama Administration, which is why we are using tactics of our own to stop his anti-gun agenda. We have the home fax numbers of every Senator so while they are absent from the Capitol we...
  • Obama Quietly Signs Firearm And Ammo Killswitch Order

    08/13/2013 5:22:50 AM PDT · by BulletBobCo · 105 replies
    American Journal ^ | Alexander Higgins
    President Obama is quietly moving forward with gun control regulations. A Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives(ATF) Final Rule published Tuesday in the Federal Register and a news release issued last Friday by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHS) are recent developments ignored by the mainstream media even though Vice President Joe Biden announced last week that the administration would be using executive orders to advance gun control goals following a Senate battle that could not muster the votes to do so legislatively. President Obama has side-stepped Congress by implementing portions of the UN Small Arms Trade...
  • Obama's Veiled Threat Against Those Who Challenge Him

    08/09/2013 9:01:39 PM PDT · by Understand the stimulus · 51 replies
    Obama Press Conference ^ | August 9th 2013 | Understand the Stimulus
    The Brain Dead American Media missed this veiled threat in Obama's opening statement: "We shouldnt forget the difference between the ability of our government to collect information online under strict guidelines and for narrow purposes, and the willingness of some other governments to throw their own citizens in prison for what they say online" Tell that to the arab who made a movie and posted it to the Net and who was blamed for creating the Benghazi Attacks ? Tell that to all those who have been surveilled by federal agencies using the NSA databases ? Obama often uses words...
  • GUN OWNERS: Dont Let Obama Sign UN Arms Trade Treaty

    08/05/2013 6:14:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies ^ | August 5, 2013 | Katie Kieffer
    Your guns are in danger. Obama has stopped defending the Second Amendment. He did not get his gun control agenda passed in the Senate. So, hes unconstitutionally trying to use the United Nations to control your guns. Dont let him. Obama is getting dangerously close to signing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. If he signs this treaty and the Senate ratifies it, the Second Amendment is toast. And your guns will be in the control of dictators around the world. This sounds like a bad movie or a conspiracy theory, and I wish it were. But its real. 130...
  • OBAMA THREATENS: Race Relations May Get Worse if He Does Not Get His Way

    08/01/2013 12:57:12 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 86 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 31 Juky 2013 | Jim Hoft
    Obama threatened the GOP this week that racial tensions may get worse if he does not get his way with the economy.The White House Dossier reported: President Obama said that if economic prescriptions of the type he supports to increase economic growth and reduce income inequality are not adopted, then race relations in the United State may deteriorate further. If we dont do anything, then growth will be slower than it should be. Unemployment will not go down as fast as it should. Income inequality will continue to rise, Obama said in an interview published Sunday by the New York...
  • Obama Commits to Signing UN Arms Trade Treaty While Congress at Summer Recess

    07/11/2013 7:10:09 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 14 replies
    Political Outcast ^ | 7-10-2013 | Dave Jolly
    The number one goal of the United Nations is to become the political entity that rules all nations or in other words, the one world government. (SNIP) One of the key pieces of international law that needs to be in place before the UN can take over the world is to control all weapons, including handguns, rifles, shotguns, semi-automatic and automatic weapons and ammunition. Over the past few years, the UN has been pushing one treaty that will help to accomplish that goal. It is the UN Arms Trade Treaty. The UN Arms Trade Treaty is a treaty that would...
  • Obama declares a War on Coal

    06/25/2013 10:56:12 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 99 replies ^ | 6/24/2013 | Phil Kerpen
    So much for the denials. An administration that throughout its 2012 election campaign denied it was waging a War on Coal has now come out and publicly declared its intention to shut down coal-fired power plants putting hundreds of thousands of Americans out of work and sending electricity prices skyrocketing. This is not what the American people voted for. Responding to a White House petition to end the War on Coal, the administration said: The President has made clear that he understands that coal has played a critical role in our countrys energy portfolio for decades and will continue...
  • Obama Set To Announce Historic Climate Change Plan, With New Regulation Of Power Plants

    06/25/2013 5:58:50 AM PDT · by GlockThe Vote · 73 replies
    BI ^ | 6/25/2013 | Josh Lederman
    WASHINGTON (AP) Taking climate change efforts into his own hands, President Barack Obama is proposing sweeping steps to limit heat-trapping pollution from coal-fired power plants and to boost renewable energy production on federal property. Obama, in a speech Tuesday at Georgetown University, was to announce he's issuing a presidential memorandum to launch the first-ever federal regulations on carbon dioxide emitted by existing power plants, moving to curb the gases blamed for global warming despite adamant opposition from Republicans and some energy producers.
  • Obama to announce Tuesday he will regulate existing power plants as part of climate strategy

    06/22/2013 3:29:22 PM PDT · by Mortrey · 191 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 22 | Juliet Eilperin
    President Obama will announce Tuesday in a speech at Georgetown University that he plans to regulate greenhouse-gas emissions from existing power plants...
  • Obama Strongly Objects to Religious Liberty Amendment

    06/13/2013 5:16:46 AM PDT · by rarestia · 22 replies
    Fox News Radio ^ | June 12, 2013 | Todd Starnes
    The Obama Administration strongly objects to a proposed amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act on Wednesday that would have protected the religious rights of soldiers including evangelical Christian service members who are facing growing hostility towards their religion. The amendment was authored by Rep. John Fleming, R-La. It would have required the Armed Forces to accommodate actions and speech reflecting the conscience, moral, principles or religious beliefs of the member. The Obama Administration said the amendment would have a significant adverse effect on good order, discipline, morale, and mission accomplishment.
  • White House suggests Obama will put off signing arms treaty until August

    06/11/2013 12:18:58 PM PDT · by yoe · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | Julian Pecquet
    The White House signaled Monday that President Obama will delay signing a controversial arms trade treaty until after Congress leaves for summer recess. White House spokesman Jay Carney said the president aims to sign the pact before the end of August. Obama could have signed it as early as Monday. The National Rifle Association (NRA) opposes the treaty, and the delay would allow Obama to sign the pact during the August doldrums, with Congress out of town. That time frame appears to validate the concerns of treaty advocates who had worried the administration would wait until the cover of darkness...
  • Obama's Filibuster Ultimatum: Confirm his nominees, or Democrats will change Senate rules.

    06/05/2013 5:52:39 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 46 replies
    wsj ^ | 6/5/13
    President Obama supports many things he opposed as Senator Obamasuch as unlimited terrorist detentionbut for flip-flopping with a high degree of artistic difficulty nothing beats his judicial filibuster ultimatum on Tuesday. If Republicans don't confirm his three, yes, three, new nominees to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, he'll unleash Democrats to gut the Senate's filibuster rules. Mr. Obama didn't explicitly state the threat portion of that ultimatumhe's leaving that dirty work to the reliable Harry Reid. But everyone knows that's the subtext of Tuesday's announcement, which is a political attempt to realign the balance of power on an appeals...
  • John Kerry Praises New UN Gun Treaty Could Lead to National Registry

    06/03/2013 12:40:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 133 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | June 3, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed the opening of Arms Trade Treaty for signature today. The Obama administration plans on signing the treaty as soon as the process of conforming the official translations is completed satisfactorily. The United Nations passed sweeping legislation in April that will regulate the international arms trade and could lead to a national gun registry in the United States. No wonder Democrats love it! Theres more In March the pro-Second Amendment Senate Bill 139 passed 53-46. 46 Democratic Senators voted against the bill which would: Uphold Second Amendment rights and prevent the United States from entering...
  • Obama Calls Push For Gun Control Only The "Beginning"

    05/03/2013 3:31:33 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 57 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | May 3,2013 | Daniel Halper
    President Obama took a moment yesterday in Mexico to "editorialize just for a second about gun control," as he said at a joint press conference with his Mexican counterpart.
  • Obama Blames U.S. For Gun Violence In Mexico, Pushes For Gun Control

    05/03/2013 10:30:23 AM PDT · by Hoodat · 75 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | May 3, 2013 | Ian Schwartz
    "Most of the guns used to commit violence here in Mexico come from the United States," President Obama said during a speech at Mexico's Anthropology Museum. "I think many of you know that in America, our Constitution guarantees our individual right to bear arms. And as president, I swore an oath to uphold that right, and I always will.""But at the same time, as Ive said in the United States, I will continue to do everything in my power to pass common-sense reforms that keep guns out of the hands of criminals and dangerous people. That can save lives here...
  • Judge: Obama administration cant refuse to arrest illegal immigrants

    04/24/2013 2:59:29 PM PDT · by markomalley · 85 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 4/24/2013 | Stephan Dinan
    A federal judge said this week that the Obama administration is likely violating the law by telling immigration agents and officers not to arrest illegal immigrants they deem low priority, in a case that could upend President Obamas enforcement policy. For the last several years the administration has said it will no longer arrest most illegal immigrants, arguing it wants to focus only on those with serious criminal records or gang ties. The Homeland Security department said it was using prosecutorial discretion. Immigration agents and officers sued, saying federal law requires them to make the arrests, but the Obama administration...
  • Biden: 'The President Is Already Lining Up Some Additional Executive Actions' for Guns

    04/18/2013 12:33:11 PM PDT · by Nachum · 109 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 4/18/13 | Daniel Halper
    Joe Biden says the president of the United States is preparing to take "executive actions" to deal with guns. BuzzFeed reports: Vice President Biden told White House allies in the gun control fight Thursday that President Obama will be announcing new executive actions on gun violence in the days after the Senate voted down a gun violence bill. On a conference call with "stakeholders," Biden told gun control advocates that the fight is not over and that eventual action on gun control will come. Press were not invited to the conference call; a participant provided BuzzFeed with access. "Look I...
  • Biden Vows Obama Will Use Executive Orders

    04/19/2013 10:37:07 AM PDT · by yoe · 86 replies
    Cowboy Bytes ^ | April 19, 2013
    They cant pass gun control via Congress so theyre going the dictator route. This is not going to go over well. On a conference call with stakeholders, Biden told gun control advocates that the fight is not over and that eventual action on gun control will come. Press were not invited to the conference call; a participant provided BuzzFeed with access. Look I know youre going to say that Im just being an optimist and Im trying to put a good face on this. But you know Ive been around here a long time and weve already done, because of...
  • Obama Continues His Gun Rant in an Email to Supporters

    04/18/2013 11:49:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    The PJ Tatler ^ | April 18, 2013 | Bryan Preston
    Barack Obamas rage whether its real or playacting, Im undecided continues. Today Organizing for Actions Jon Carson sent an email to the groups vast mailing list. It begins with a lie, saying Yesterday, 45 senators chose to ignore their constituents and stand with the gun lobby. Obama is allowing for no possibility that any of the senators who opposed the background check amendment were acting in accord with their constituents. None. The email continues: And because of Senate rules, this minority was able to stand in the way of a bipartisan measure to expand background checks for gun...
  • Emotional Obama vows gun control without Congress

    04/18/2013 11:22:41 AM PDT · by pabianice · 59 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/18/13 | Spiering
    President Obama was visibly angry during his press conference yesterday, voicing disappointment with the Senate for failing to pass an amendment requiring universal background checks for gun sales. The president, however, insisted it was still possible to bring about meaningful changes that reduce gun violence outside of Congress. Even without Congress, my administration will keep doing everything it can to protect more of our communities, Obama insisted. Were going to address the barriers that prevent states from participating in the existing background check system. Were going to give law enforcement more information about lost and stolen guns so it can...
  • Obama Calls 2nd Amendment Supporters Liars, Vows to Defeat Them

    04/18/2013 8:26:56 AM PDT · by yoe · 79 replies
    GOPUSA ^ | April 18, 2013
    A visibly infuriated President Barack Obama surrounded himself with tear-stained parents of Connecticut school shooting victims Wednesday after the Senate voted down a measure designed to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and declared it a "pretty shameful day for Washington." The Senate, which is controlled by the president's own party, handed him a stinging first defeat for his second term by voting down a bipartisan compromise to expand background checks for gun buyers. The disappointment was all over the faces of Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, their mouths turned into deep frowns as they appeared in...
  • Obama: 'Unimaginable' Congress would 'defy' Americans on guns

    04/16/2013 8:13:02 AM PDT · by To-Whose-Benefit? · 90 replies
    Politico 44 ^ | 4/16/13 | Jenifer Epstein
    President Obama can't see how Congress could buck public opinion to vote against new gun laws, he said in an interview released Tuesday. The notion that Congress would defy the overwhelming instinct of the American people after what we saw happen in Newtown I think is unimaginable, he told "Today" show host Savannah Guthrie in an interview conducted before Monday's explosions at the Boston Marathon. The Senate is expected to vote on gun legislation later this week, though it's not yet clear whether there will be enough votes for it to pass. Obama has been calling lawmakers to try to...
  • Cruz: Obamas View of Federal Power Knows Virtually No Bounds (Wants Power to Choose Pastors?)

    04/13/2013 7:09:24 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    CNS News ^ | 04/13/2013 | By Elizabeth Harrington
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) released a report documenting attempted abuses of federal power by the Obama administration on Tuesday, saying the administration knows virtually no bounds. Cruz points to Obamas own Supreme Court appointees, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor, to make his case: "When President Obamas own Supreme Court nominees join their colleagues in unanimously rejecting the Administrations call for broader federal power six times in just over one year, the inescapable conclusion is that the Obama Administrations view of federal power knows virtually no bounds, the senators report said. The Obama administrations over-reaching includes attempts to electronically track Americans...
  • Gun Owners March On Washington D.C.- PERMIT DENIED FOR MAY 25th!

    04/10/2013 10:28:58 AM PDT · by Mortrey · 61 replies
    Conservative Daily News ^ | April 10, 2013 | Cindi
    "Plain and simple, The Obama Administration does not want us to be in Washington on May 25th to honor all of the brave veterans who died for the Bill Of Rights and is now violating our First Amendment Rights to assemble in a place of our choosing."

    04/09/2013 1:24:33 PM PDT · by JohnPDuncan · 68 replies
    The Hill ^ | Amie Parnes
    President Obama has been calling Republican and Democratic senators on Tuesday to discuss the gun-control vote, a White House official said. Obama is expected to reach out to between half a dozen to a dozen senators in all, the official said. The White House would not provide the call list, so it's unclear whether Obama is reaching out to Republican senators who have promised to filibuster gun-control legislation. As part of the lobbying effort, Obama is telling senators that gun-control legislation "deserves a vote," the official said. The president is expected to reiterate his message in recent days that Congress...
  • Obama Slams Republicans For Gun Reform "Stunts"

    04/09/2013 4:06:42 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 63 replies ^ | April 9, 2013 | France 24
    AFP - President Barack Obama accused Republicans of stooping to political stunts to block gun reform, in a fervent appeal delivered close to the site of the Newtown school massacre.
  • Obama running short of time to burnish legacy in second term

    04/08/2013 7:18:44 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | 4-8-2013 | Alexander Bolton
    The next 10 weeks are a make-or-break period for President Obamas second-term agenda. (emphasis mine) He needs quick victories in the Senate on gun control and immigration if he is to build momentum for a fight in the Republican-controlled House the chief obstacle to his agenda. Obama and his allies are counting on the Senate to deliver strong bipartisan votes for gun violence and immigration bills to build pressure on Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to bring the legislation to the House floor for votes. The House is waiting for the Senate to act first before deciding its course of...
  • U.N. passes sweeping international arms regulation viewed by some as Second Amendment override

    04/02/2013 9:47:36 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 169 replies
    washington times ^ | 4/2/13 | David Sherfinski
    The United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday signed off on a sweeping, first-of-its-kind treaty to regulate the international arms trade, brushing aside worries from U.S. gun rights advocates that the pact could lead to a national firearms registry and disrupt the American gun market. The long-debated U.N. Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) requires countries to regulate and control the export of weaponry such as battle tanks, combat vehicles and aircraft and attack helicopters, as well as parts and ammunition for such weapons. It also provides that signatories will not violate arms embargoes, international treaties regarding illicit trafficking, or sell weaponry to...
  • White House Demands American Sheriffs Enforce Gun Control

    03/29/2013 1:25:10 PM PDT · by EXCH54FE · 70 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | Mar. 29, 2013 | Tim Brown
    Its about to get real people. There are those in law enforcement who are standing for the law of the land and then there are the radical Socialists in Washington who seek to trample the law under their feet. Since a number of brave men in this country have come forward to state that as the supreme law enforcement officers in their counties they will not enforce new gun control laws, the Obama White House has demanded that they must. The Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association (CSPOA) has the support of at least 381 sheriffs and the cooperation of...
  • Obama demands sheriffs enforce federal gun control legislation whether constitutional or not

    04/01/2013 8:53:02 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 52 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 4/1/13 | Doug Book
    A law repugnant to the Constitution is void. Though Chief Justice John Marshalls decision in the landmark case Marbury vs Madison has led to 2 centuries of power-abusing mischief on the part of our federal government, he did have the premise correcta law which is unconstitutional is not a law at all. What he did not add, but might have I suspect, is that such a law need not be followed and should not be enforced, especially not by those who have sworn an oath to uphold and defend that Constitution. For months the American people have been threatened with...
  • Wrong Again: Obama Claims 40% Of Gun Sales Done Without Background Check

    03/28/2013 3:47:57 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/28/13 | AWR Hawkins
    During his March 28 comments on "gun violence," President Obama once again claimed that 40% of gun purchases take place without a background check. The claim is meant to apply to new gun sales and is patently false, as Breitbart News demonstrated when Obama first used the 40% figure during a speech on Jan. 16. As Breitbart News explained then, many gun grabbers get the "40%" figure from a 2011 study by NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, titled: "Point, Click, Fire: An Investigation Into Illegal Online Gun Sales."
  • Obama to sign order creating election reform commission

    03/28/2013 11:03:42 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 98 replies
    The executive order will direct the commission to produce a report for Obama within six months of its first public meeting, principal deputy press secretary Josh Earnest said. The panel will be tasked with considering "a variety of ways to shorten lines and promote the efficient conduct of elections" and its findings will be "intended to serve as a best practices guide for state and local election officials to improve voters' experience at the polls under their existing election laws."
  • LIVE VIDEO: Obama delivers gun violence remarks [Gee, What a Coincidence!]

    03/28/2013 9:02:15 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 19 replies
    KERO-TV ^ | 3/28/13
    Obama is to deliver remarks on gun violence today from the White House.....