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  • Wisconsin Knife Reform Effective 7 February, 2016

    02/12/2016 12:24:07 PM PST · by marktwain · 12 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 10 February, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    The wide and deep reform of Wisconsin Knife law, signed into law by Governor Scott Walker, went into effect on 7 February this year. At the signing ceremony, the Governor and others were given commemorative automatic knives. The inscription on the Pro-Tech TR-4 includes the Wisconsin Seal, Governor Scott Walker's name, and a commemoration of the event. Representative Kathleen Bernier, Senator Terry Moulton and Travis Hakes, a peace officer who suggested the reform to Representative Bernier, all received Hogue EX-A01 automatic knives to commemorate the occasion. Laws in Wisconsin do not go into effect immediately. They have to be...
  • [Louisiana Governor] Edwards promotes panic, false choices to grow government

    02/12/2016 11:46:51 AM PST · by rrstar96 · 10 replies
    JeffSadow.Blogspot.com ^ | February 11, 2016 | Jeffrey D. Sadow
    Viewers of Gov. John Bel Edwards' televised speech to the public prior to the start of the Louisiana Legislature's 2016 First Extraordinary Session should not let the transparency of his tax-and-spend agenda and the insufferableness of the way he pursues it distract them from what needs to doing to resolve the state's current and future budget difficulties. At different points in the address, which probably few people saw, Edwards said "nor would we falsely claim 'the sky is falling,'" "I don't say this to scare you," and "These are not scare tactics." Then he proceeded to try to say things...
  • School District Used Second-Graders to Urge Tax Vote

    02/12/2016 11:13:24 AM PST · by MichCapCon · 3 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 2/11/2016 | Tom Gantert
    In 2014, the West Bloomfield School District was pressing to have two operating millages renewed. As part of the campaign, the district gave a writing assignment to 700 children in grades two through five: Write letters encouraging residents to vote, which the district would use in a pre-election mailing. According to the school district, the fifth-graders were told to write longer letters encouraging a vote, and warned to avoid the terms “vote for” or “vote against” in their text. Doing so would be considered “express advocacy,” which at the time was the only legal restriction on taxpayer-funded electioneering by public...
  • The Left's Dirty Secret - They Hate You. Yes, YOU.

    02/12/2016 11:12:08 AM PST · by Starman417 · 9 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-09-16 | Brother Bob
    One of the more maddening elements of our political debate is how both sides view the individual, and how they treat them. Conservative ideals are based on individual responsibility, and in turn the state showing respect for that individual. On the flip side, as we saw in our last chapter, the Radical Left despises the individual, and will always put the state ahead of individual rights1. What's maddening is how despite their contempt for the individual, the Radical Left does an outstanding job of exploiting personal stories to push their agenda, while the side that puts respect for the...
  • Ben Carson: Trump And Cruz Are ‘The Status Quo’

    02/12/2016 10:51:08 AM PST · by Fhios · 23 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2/12/2016 | Alex Pappas
    Seeking to regain momentum by portraying himself as the true outsider in the race, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Thursday accused Donald Trump and Ted Cruz of having “substantial connections to the status quo.”
  • Primaries; Can’t Live With Them; Can’t Live Without Them

    02/12/2016 10:12:44 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/12/16 | Jerry McConnell
    The only chivalrous actions today are the ones which involve verbal shivs that the unvalorous contending candidates keep digging into their opponent's ribs. As a kid growing up, I got a political education from my father who was a small town newspaper editor in Pennsylvania. I thought I knew all about the processes, twists and turns of the political jungle. How wrong I was! The world’s wars in the years from the early ‘40s up through ‘70s caused me to leave them, and when those and my military service were completed, I found myself in New England. Now quite a...
  • The Short of the Long of It - The Difference Between Socialism-Communism and Fascism

    02/12/2016 9:28:19 AM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 22 replies
    Freep | 2/12/2016 | CharlesOconnell
    Obama can be relied upon to support Clinton. The Red Dragon of Socialism-Communism errs on the side of top-political level state planning of industries beyond the technical compentencies of its state-terror/secret-police, it gets lost in ensuring the prerogatives of its party elites. Fascism (Gates, Buffett, Soros, Rockefeller, Ford, Roth Schild, Midas, Croesus, et. al...Koch Bros. are chump-changers), errs on the side of ruthless efficieny and economy of scale, reducing people to the status of machines, but Hitler was proof that even the Black Dragon eventually strays off its original mission to feather the beds of elites. A definition of...
  • Bernie Sanders and His Communist Followers

    02/12/2016 8:53:45 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 14 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/12/16 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    Bernie Sanders placed second in the Iowa caucus, edged out by .6% and a half dozen suspicious coin flips by the Hillary camp. He then crushed Hillary in New Hampshire. Though I believe electing either would be a mistake, Bernie Sanders is of the greatest concern to me. Bernie Sanders is a Communist who admits to being a Democratic Socialist, a term that has little if any meaning to most people. Socialism as a pure definition means the control of all production by a central government. It has been a massively destructive failure everywhere it has been tried. Democratic Socialists...
  • Trump’s Not a Conservative Icon, and I Don’t Care!

    02/12/2016 8:29:55 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 174 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/12/16 | Jim O'Neill
    We the people have responded--to the disbelief and chagrin of the elites: "We love America, we think it is great, and you can take your global utopia and shove it where the sun don't shine!" God bless America! Trump’s no conservative an’ I don’t care. Doo-da, doo-da. Trump’s no conservative an’ I don’t care. Oh de doo-dah day. Gonna run all night; gonna run all day. Trump’s no conservative an’ I don’t care. Votin’ Trump anyway. To the tune of “Camptown Races/Ladies,” Stephen Foster (1826-1864) (Note: also works with “Trump’s not a liberal….”) Trump is a philosophically unmoored political opportunist...
  • Why is Bernie Sanders so down on Henry Kissinger?

    02/12/2016 3:54:16 AM PST · by Marcus · 16 replies
    Blasting News ^ | February 11, 2016 | Mark R. Whittington
    One of the many topics of debate that came up during Thursday night’s debate between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont was Dr. Henry Kissinger, one of Clinton’s predecessors. Clinton has expressed admiration for Kissinger in the past, particularly of his opening to China. Ms. Clinton expressed the view that one should listen to a variety of opinions, including that of the 92 year old former Nixon era cabinet officer.
  • TGIF 'toons

    02/12/2016 3:20:25 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 4 replies
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  • On the Run from Everyone

    02/11/2016 6:21:58 PM PST · by pboyington · 11 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | February 11, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    ISIS has us on the run… They know our air campaign is a joke. They know that their enemy, the great United States of America is afraid to bomb their oil tankers, afraid to bomb their headquarters, afraid to bomb their training camps and target their leaders because of concerns over environmental damage or collateral damage. They know they are fighting an enemy that is more concerned with organic foods, LED batteries, climate change and being gender neutral than destroying the most evil entity the world has seen since Nazi Germany. The Iranians have us on the run…and crying… The...
  • When Insanity Reigns

    02/11/2016 6:09:00 PM PST · by WXRGina · 21 replies
    World News Bureau ^ | February 11, 2016 | Gina Miller
    When insanity reigns, we have a God-hating, anti-American president who assures us that the global weather (yes, it's just weather), when somehow "miraculously" affected by my SUV, is the greatest threat we face, and millions of dupes believe him. When insanity reigns, we have a president who insists that the Muslim enemies who believe they exist only to bring about our destruction (and have repeatedly told us so) not only pose no threat to us, but should be allowed to freely flood into our once-sovereign nation, being "seeded" in strategic locations all across the land. When insanity reigns, we...
  • NO MORE BOOZIN' WITH THE GOPe (Vanity)

    02/11/2016 11:06:56 AM PST · by wayoverontheright · 12 replies
    While the GOP establishment--that would be Karl Rove, National Review, Charles Krauthammer, The Weekly Standard, Fox News, on and on--cannot entertain the thought of a Donald Trump presidency, they are equally thoughtless as to why he's so popular among conservatives. The consistently failed predictions of Trump's demise are rivaled in futility perhaps only by the enviro-nut forecasts of planetary doom perpetrated by a harmless gas. They've been mystified from the get-go about what for them is Trump's inexplicable appeal. They're clearly looking in the wrong places in order to figure him out. Brain dead? Of some 500,000 votes cast yesterday...
  • Being a Leftist Means never having to Say You're Sorry

    02/11/2016 10:26:56 AM PST · by Starman417 · 11 replies
    Flopping Aces | 02-06-16 | Brother Bob
    What may be the most appealing thing about being a leftist is that you can never be wrong - ever. As we learned from our last post, leftist ideas never fail because their only objective is to make leftists feel good about themselves.If their ideas appear to fail, it is always someone else's fault - greedy businesses, obstinate Republicans, racist Americans, etc. It never even enters the thought process that when a leftist idea fails it's becasue their ideas might not have been good to begin with. As The Bookworm puts it,"Conservatives deal with facts and reach conclusions; liberals have...
  • Debbie Wasserman-Schultz: Don’t run, Bloomberg, Hillary’s got your agenda covered

    02/11/2016 10:18:41 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/11/16 | Robert Laurie
    Ignore her, Mr. Mayor! Run! For months, we’ve been hearing rumblings that Michael Bloomberg was considering a third party run in 2016. So far, nothing’s materialized but, thanks to a “splintered” Democrat base, the rumors never really died down. In fact, they’ve grown even louder on the heels of Hillary’s New Hampshire defeat. The thinking on the left is that, if she can’t beat the socialist crypt-keeper, she has no chance against an energetic GOP. That may or may not be true, but it’s causing the former New York City Mayor to rattle the third-party saber - and the DNC...
  • Using Murder Victims and Police to Play Up the Race Card

    02/11/2016 10:16:49 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/11/16 | Katy Grimes & Megan Barth
    Democrats ginning up white racism in order to get blacks to vote for Democratic candidates in 2016 “Hands up don’t shoot” was a lie. The phony “Black Lives Matter” movement exists solely as a tool for Democrats to fire up their base when they need votes. Advocacy of violence against police, and Black racism are now considered hip. Why else did Beyoncé Knowles release a music video right before her Super Bowl performance of the race-baiting song “Formation,” showing police officers harassing young black people, and “Stop shooting us” graffiti? During the Super Bowl performance, Beyoncé‘s dancers, dressed in Black...
  • No, Ted Cruz Doesn’t Want Federal Regulation of Home Schooling

    02/11/2016 9:27:07 AM PST · by SoConPubbie · 20 replies
    The Resurgent ^ | February 11, 2016 | Brian Sikma
    Contrary to what some bloggers (many of whom support Donald Trump’s presidential campaign) and the Internet rumor mill have been saying, Sen. Ted Cruz does not support federal regulation of home schooling.The source of the myth is Cruz’s co-sponsorship of S.306, a bill introduced during this session of Congress by Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT). Some form of the bill has been introduced since 2000, but the measure has never been controversial until presidential campaign politics intervened. What the measure does is expand who can use Coverdell education savings accounts by clarifying that for the purpose of Coverdell expenses only, the...
  • Laugh. It's the Best Medicine. Then get serious again.

    02/11/2016 9:16:51 AM PST · by DanMiller · 2 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | February 11, 2016 | Dan Miller
    Obama and Hillary are evil and some Republican candidates are bad. Stay mad, but laugh occasionally because it's refreshing. Then, let's take America back.Sometimes life is hard. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sm68ga5yR4w Yeah, but wouldn't it be terrible if everything always happened just as we want it to? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7R1RS7xfGT8 This is pretty much how government really works. They just aren't this good as telling us. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5cR6JpRCnM Jimmy Buffett manages to offend just about everyone while being funny as he does it. That's good! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wneCa_yIuzg It's about time for a drink. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBtjoRpmOjc OK, it's time to get serious again. Obama said, "You didn't build...
  • Iran Publishes Pictures of Captured U.S. Sailors Crying

    Iran has released new photographs in which at least one of the recently captured U.S. sailors is crying, according to a series of the pictures posted on social media.
  • The Story Behind Iraq’s Iran-backed Shiite militias

    02/11/2016 8:34:39 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/11/16 | Heshmat Alavi
    The situation in Iraq, rendered through Iran's lethal meddling, has left the region and the world facing grave dangers. The only solution lies in taking solid action against Iran-backed Shiite militias as the other side of the ISIS coin. As the international coalition in Iraq may be tightening their grip over ISIS, another very dangerous phenomenon spiraling out of control are the Iran-backed Shiite militias roaming freely on killing sprees across Mesopotamia. This is a dire menace called Islamic extremism that can threaten the very fabric of this once iconic cradle of humanity. True is the undeniable fact that ISIS...
  • Trump may be Citizen Kane, but not Lonesome Rhodes

    02/11/2016 8:07:02 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/11/16 | David L. Hunter
    An apt comparison is actually cinematic classic Citizen Kane, a man whose vast wealth fueled an even bigger ego, an obsessive need for public adoration and, like Trump, a birthright entitlement to high elective office Marc Fisher’s Washington Post comparison of Donald Trump to 1957s A Face in the Crowd fictional movie character Larry “Lonesome” Rhodes, an anti-hero played brilliantly by Andy Griffith, is a superficial one at best. University of Pennsylvania Ivy Leaguer, Mr. Trump may be a showman in the vein of P.T. Barnum—a candid, uncensored, larger than life presentation style like Rhodes—but the billionaire is no folksy...
  • What your government is up to while you’re watching football

    02/11/2016 7:58:18 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/11/16 | Judi McLeod
    Dead men walking toward a certain tragic end While 111.9 million viewers, making it the third most-watched television event in U.S. history, were watching the Super Bowl—a perfect captive audience for Beyonce’s halftime political tribute to Black Lives Matter and the New Black Panthers, this is what the strong arm of the government was doing. In the U.S. government agencies were getting ready to impose solitary confinement on all 16 participants in the Oregon standoff, held in custody with no criminal charges laid against them. Even most terrorists are spared solitary confinement. But Islamic terrorists have free reign over civilians,...
  • Greenfield: How Iran Took Obama Hostage

    02/11/2016 7:37:37 AM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 5 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | Wednesday, February 10, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Wednesday, February 10, 2016 How Iran Took Obama Hostage Posted by Daniel Greenfield Obama and his political allies seek normalization with Iran. They are unconcerned with Iran’s nuclear weapons programs or its support for terrorism and they are willing to provide fig leaves for these and other threats by the Shiite terror state to the United States and to the rest of the free world. Iran, however, is looking to escalate its conflict with the United States. Perversely, normalization is the best strategy for escalating a conflict with the United States while extracting maximum benefit from it. Without normalization, Iran...
  • Crying Sailors, Climate Change and Draft our Daughters – Another Stellar Week for the Pentagon

    02/10/2016 8:44:22 PM PST · by pboyington · 27 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | February 10, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    It’s been another spectacular week for the Pentagon. From US Navy sailors crying in front of their Iranian captors to Pentagon climate change mandates and the Draft our Daughters bill proposed by Congressman Duncan Hunter, the US military is being tossed to and fro inside a White House snow globe. Our new best friend forever, Iran, released several pictures yesterday of an unidentified US Navy sailor bawling his head off like a overweight woman confessing her cookie eating disorder to Marie Osmond and Oprah. Seated next to the crying sailor was his commander, the Once and Future Chief of Naval...
  • Who is Donald Trump [interesting read]

    02/10/2016 8:17:25 PM PST · by upchuck · 63 replies
    blogspot.com ^ | Jan 31, 2016
    "Who is Donald Trump?" The better question may be, "What is Donald Trump?" The answer? A giant middle finger from average Americans to the political and media establishment? Some Trump supporters are like the 60s white girls who dated black guys just to annoy their parents. But most Trump supporters have simply had it with the Demo-socialists and the "Republicans In Name Only." They know there isn't a dime's worth of difference between Hillary Rodham and Jeb Bush, and only a few cents worth between Rodham and the other GOP candidates. Ben Carson is not an "establishment" candidate, but the...
  • Oh Oh... (Ted Cruz and dual citizenship)

    02/10/2016 8:13:15 PM PST · by Ultra Sonic 007 · 147 replies
    The Market Ticker ^ | 02/08/2016 | Karl Denninger
    There's a clean question on the table regarding dual citizenship for persons born in Canada prior to 1977 (when they changed their law to officially recognize dual nationality.) Prior to that date, with few exceptions, you could not hold dual nationality with Canada. In other words the very act of "renouncing" Canadian Citizenship means that Cruz never held US citizenship at birth because his parents had to declare his nationality at the time he was born. There may be exceptions that were available at the time but the law now is immaterial. The only material fact is what the law...
  • US President Obama signs Africa electricity plan into law

    02/10/2016 6:18:14 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 57 replies
    Today Ng ^ | February 9, 2016
    US President Barack Obama has signed into law an initiative aimed at bringing electricity to 50 million people in sub-Saharan Africa by 2020. The Electrify Africa Act of 2015 will give legal backing to Mr Obama's flagship Power Africa scheme, which is trying to improve access to electricity through public-private partnerships. It took nearly two years to be passed in both houses of the US Congress. About two-thirds of people in Africa do not have access to reliable power....
  • For Marco Rubio being right on Barack Obama was a Pyrrhic victory

    02/10/2016 3:47:18 PM PST · by Starman417 · 14 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-10-16 | Vince
    Marco Rubio's campaign seems to have crashed on the rocks because of his...shall we say somewhat repetitive use of the phrase "Obama knows what he's doing", but the truth is, he was 100% right. The reason that so many people scoff at the notion that Obama knows what he's doing is because the very notion of an American leader who seeks to destroy that which he leads is anathema to most rational Americans. And the truth is, Barack Obama doesn't seek to destroy the nation he leads, he seeks to "fundamentally transform" it. Splitting hairs you might say, but...
  • Hillary releases 3-page memo designed to reassure Dems - gets torched by MSNBC

    02/10/2016 10:13:15 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/10/16 | Robert Laurie
    Ouch Yesterday, a half hour before her defeat in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton’s campaign released a three-page memo. It was designed to reassure the Hillary-faithful that, despite her impending loss, she was still a viable candidate. It had the opposite effect on MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell: “Hillary Clinton had the Democratic Party establishment. She still has their endorsements, but he has out-raised her in January. He now will have a ton of money on those online contributions in February, and the Clinton team anticipated this with this three-page memo.”
  • Hell increasing staff to handle massive influx of female voters damned by Madeline Albright

    02/10/2016 10:09:57 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 23 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/10/16 | Robert Laurie
    'Special places' being brought online Ladies, you were warned. Last week, Madeline Albright told you that there was a “special place in hell” for women who don’t support Hillary. She did her best to make sure you knew about the horrific spiritual dangers that stem from voting for Bernie Sanders, and we did our best to get the message out. Yet, for whatever reason, you decided to ignore the eternal damnation of your mortal soul. Last night, women chose - in massive numbers - to turn their backs on Hillary Clinton. According to anonymous torment-industry sources Hell is gearing up...
  • Libya - Hillary's gift to ISIS. Now the JV team has chemical weapons

    02/10/2016 10:07:40 AM PST · by Starman417 · 4 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-09-16 | DrJohn
    Obama's favorite JV team has chemical weapon and a new home in which to grow, courtesy of Hillary Clinton. In testimony before the Armed Serves Committee DNI James Clapper confirmed that ISIS has produced and used chemical weapons. The nation's top intelligence official confirmed Tuesday that the Islamic State has succeeded in making and deploying chemical agents in Iraq and Syria -- calling it the first such attack by an extremist group in more than two decades. The confirmation of mustard gas use came during Director of National Intelligence James Clapper's testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, where he spoke to...
  • Trump will be fighting an old foe: The lure of something-for-nothing that Democrats love

    02/10/2016 9:16:50 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 11 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/10/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    As the Republican primary process heads south, with the next stop in South Carolina, an important factor will be lurking just below the surface: The Democrat voters’ thirst for free stuff now, free stuff tomorrow and free stuff forever. The support for Comrade Bernie Sanders among young people, who by definition have always been pampered and paid for, shows a lop-sided tilt toward the lure of something for nothing. A final pre-New Hampshire survey among 18 to 30 year olds showed nearly 90% backed Sanders, a man who has promised everything with little mention of how these “goodies” would be...
  • New Hampshire: Bernie bazookas Hillary; Trump wins big as Rubio falls to fifth

    02/10/2016 5:59:14 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 19 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/10/16 | Dan Calabrese
    When socialists dance Let’s start with the Democrats. That’s more fun. The doddering, wild-eyed socialist was expected to beat the entitled liar, but this was quite the beating: Bernie 60 percent; Hillary 38 percent. Now yeah, it was expected that Bernie would win New Hampshire considering he’s from next-door Vermont and the two states are like one of those yin yangs liberals like, without the dot in the middle, and without the roundness, and without . . . OK, never mind the yin yang. But did anyone expect Hillary to lose by 22 points? Remember, she actually beat Obama here...
  • Ignore the mainstream media and pundits: Hillary’s the Rasputin of Politics

    02/10/2016 5:53:24 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/10/16 | Judi McLeod
    Stay awake, stay alert and get out there to support the non-socialist, non-progressive candidate of your choosing any way that you can. Bernie Sanders, who took last night’s New Hampshire Primary by storm, grandly concludes that his primary victory shows people want ‘Real Change’. Hello? Bernie? The ‘Real Change’ people got from Obama back in 2008 is all but killing off their country. The commonsense l conclusion with incoming Democrats is that one Democrat is EXACTLY the same as any and all of the others.
  • Hump Day Humor

    02/10/2016 3:06:15 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 6 replies
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  • Vote Free or Die – The New Hampshire Primary Recap

    02/09/2016 10:43:03 PM PST · by pboyington · 22 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | February 9, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    Well, about 80% of the votes have been tallied and thankfully, no weighted coin tosses have taken place, to Hillary’s chagrin. First, the winners… Trump – Trump seems to have struck a chord in the Live Free or Die state. He has thoroughly crushed the opposition, drowning the rest of the GOP clowns in a wake of destruction on Lake Winnipesaukee. This time Dana Bash’s big mouth on CNN was silenced and therefore, Ted Cruz had to fight this battle with Ben Carson in the race. But, it didn’t matter. Nothing mattered except Trump’s 19 percent winning margin. The liberal,...
  • Symposium: Why United States v. Texas is the most important case the Court will decide this year

    02/09/2016 8:52:55 PM PST · by Elderberry · 7 replies
    SCOTUSblog ^ | 2/9/2016 | Dan Stein
    The Supreme Court has decided to review certain elements in United States v. Texas. The Supreme Court should leave the injunction in place until a full trial on the merits. There is no urgency to decide this case so long as the administration is restrained from giving out benefits that would be difficult to revoke: work authorization and eligibility for various other benefits. Should the Court lift the injunction and endorse the administration's wildly broad claims of unlimited power to permit millions who are outside the rules stipulated by the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) to remain here, then Congress...
  • Is There a Peaceful Solution?

    02/09/2016 5:19:31 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/09/16 | Gary Hunt
    Burns Chronicles No 6 I have heard professed patriots, such as Melvin Lee (especially, beginning at the 19:27 mark), on behalf of Pacific Patriot Network (PPN), claiming that what was accomplished by Ammon Bundy and others was wrong, that there is a peaceful way to achieve what they were trying to achieve. When what Ammon did is compared with our own history, they argue that there was no Constitution then, but there is one now, and we must abide by it. So, let’s set the record straight by starting with the Constitution. There was an English Constitution, however, it was...
  • FY 2017 NASA budget proposal place Obama on collision course with Congress

    02/09/2016 1:24:56 PM PST · by Marcus · 6 replies
    Blasting News ^ | February 9, 2016 | Mark R. Whittington
    The Obama Administration has put forth its FY 2017 NASA budget proposal, according to GeekWire. The overall spending level is $19 billion, an almost $300 million cut from the current fiscal year. Much of the money comes out of the development for the Orion deep space vehicle and the heavy lift Space Launch System, the very basis of the space agency’s plans for exploring deep space beyond low Earth orbit.
  • The EPA is out of control – now they want to ban hobby race cars

    02/09/2016 12:11:44 PM PST · by Duke C. · 33 replies
    WUWT ^ | 2/9/16 | Anthony Watts
    Another example of government abuse of power, the EPA is seeking to remove more freedoms from American citizens in the name of the environment, by prohibiting the act of converting street cars into race cars. The sheer ridiculousness of this move to can be measured by how little of an impact it will have on the environment, given how little the number of cars converted into racecars per year.
  • The Left Has Two Huge Advantages, and I Have No Idea How we Overcome Them

    02/09/2016 10:41:06 AM PST · by Starman417 · 16 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-03-16 | Brother Bob
    Back when Sister Babe was pregnant with Little Bob, we had a conversation about how our lives would be changing once we became parents. One concern she raised was that I would no longer be able to go to the (sadly, now closed) Rhino Bar on Sunday afternoons in the fall to drink too much beer and watch Philadelphia Eagles football with the local crazies, and that I might come to resent her and our child for taking the ability to do that from my life. This was the pregnancy talking, as Sister Babe has too good a head...
  • Patton on Profanity and Prayer (Part One – Profanity

    02/09/2016 7:37:38 AM PST · by xzins · 67 replies
    The Real Revo ^ | 9 Jan 10
    Part One is exactly as advertised. If you are going to be offended by Profanity go read something else. There, I've done my part. Profanity serves a purpose in the military. General Patton explained; "When I want my men to remember something important, to really make it stick, I give it to them double dirty. It may not sound nice to some bunch of little old ladies at an afternoon tea party, but it helps my soldiers to remember. You can't run an Army without profanity; and it has to be eloquent profanity. An Army without profanity couldn't fight it's...
  • Greenfield: The Traditionalist Rebel

    02/09/2016 10:14:55 AM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 10 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | Saturday, February 06, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Saturday, February 06, 2016 The Traditionalist Rebel Posted by Daniel Greenfield Leftist movements begin with rebellion and end with conformity. No Utopian movement can tolerate rebels for long because there is no room for dissent in paradise. An ideal society, the goal of leftist political movements, not only has no room for war, racism, greed and all the other evils the conformist paradises of the left hope to eliminate, it also has no room for disagreement. The perfect society and its perfect ideology are also the perfect tyranny. Against this Utopian collectivism, which promises paradise and delivers a prison, is...
  • Hillary Defends Huge Speaking Fees [semi-satire]

    02/09/2016 9:25:38 AM PST · by John Semmens · 10 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 7 Feb 2016 | John Semmens
    Under a constant barrage of criticism from Democratic presidential rival Sen. Bernie Sanders for her cozy relationship with Wall Street, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton contended that she was just being polite in accepting $200,000 per hour for speeches she gave at Wall Street's request. "Look, this is what they offered me," she explained. "Was I supposed to have bargained for lower rates? If I had, would Senator Sanders now be accusing me of favoritism toward those firms? Let's not forget, in some instances I got even bigger speaking fees from universities. How could I, in good conscience, take...
  • While Republican candidate hopefuls squabble like children, the Dems own 2016

    02/09/2016 8:56:37 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 19 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/09/16 | Judi McLeod
    Your country won’t be there to kick into the dirt if gender obsessed Hillary Clinton makes it past the finish line It doesn’t have to take a graduate cum laude from Politics 101, to know that Bernie Sanders is a strategically planted, flourish in sunlight or shade Democrat plant. The Dems sent Hillary Clinton out onto the campaign trail complete with built-in competition. They want American voters to believe that the communist septuagenarian has a fighting chance for DNC approval. The most reliable reality check against this election set up? The DNC will choose no one but Hillary (not Biden...
  • Revisiting TFP.org And Its Search for Culture Reflections On Women In Combat

    02/09/2016 8:51:16 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/09/16 | Jerry McConnell
    One can't help but wonder if the drastic and yes, insane order to assign females to duties requiring the karma of men in bloody actions not for the gentle make-up of females, will be a fatal decision for our military. Barack Obama, no Catholic lover; or even, Christian liker, bent on eliminating any form of Christianity from the almost 240-year-old established United States of America, positioned himself to effectively take a full quiver of arrows of divisiveness when just days before the highly sacred Christian day of celebration of the Birth of Jesus Christ, had his Secretary of Defense announce...
  • The Democrats should beg Michael Bloomberg to come in as a third Party candidate

    02/09/2016 8:41:06 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 16 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/9/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    On hearing that Michael Bloomberg, the former Mayor of New York City, is considering running as a third Party candidate the first thought that comes to the minds of conservatives is “Good. That will be the final nail in the Democrats’ coffin.” While that is very likely true, there is potential danger for America in a Bloomberg candidacy. If they haven’t already done so, the Democrat Establishment will have to have the behind closed, locked guarded doors talk they have dreaded for months. Whatever they might have hoped and wished for, the reality of their situation is that they are...
  • DON'T LET RUBIO FOOL YOU TWICE

    02/09/2016 5:26:22 AM PST · by iontheball · 12 replies
    WND ^ | February 8,2016 | Joseph Farah
    My good friend, Rush Limbaugh, is willing to give Marco Rubio grace for possibly making a “mistake” with the Gang of Eight amnesty deal. Rush explained recently that Rubio is no moderate – calling him a “legitimate, full-throated conservative.” I disagree. Rubio is indeed squishy on the No. 1 issue in the 2016 race – immigration. When even Jeb Bush criticizes his amnesty scam, you know he cannot be the Republican nominee – not no way, not no how. Not this year, which many agree, may be the last chance for American politics to get it right.
  • TX: Benbrook Police Chief opts for Controversial 30.06, 30.07 Signs

    02/09/2016 4:46:07 AM PST · by marktwain · 20 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 7 February, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    In January of 2016, on the first day of the restoration of some open carry rights in Texas, I stood in front of the Benbrook Police Station, looking at the recently placed 30.06 and 30.07 signs. I noticed that the signs were not of the required dimensions, so they are likely not enforceable in a court of law. But police, like fire in the quote attributed to President Washington, (employed in various forms since the 1500's) are "dangerous servants and a fearful master". I tread lightly around police, just as I do around high explosives or high powered machinery....