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  • The Department of Justice is a Criminal Syndicate

    05/23/2016 11:26:28 AM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 17 replies
    PoliticallyShort.com ^ | 05/23/2016 | PoliticallyShort
    Nearly a decade after the crash of the U.S. Housing market, the Obama administration continues to pursue claims against large financial institutions accused of contributing to the crash. For instance, in the past three years the Department of Justice (DOJ) settled with JPMorgan Chase & CO. in November 2013, Citigroup Inc. in July 2014, and Bank of America in August in 2014. These settlements concerned allegations related to the issuance of residential mortgage backed securities, and collectively these three settlements alone have totaled $36.65 billion in payments from the banks to various federal, state, non-governmental organizations, and direct consumer relief....
  • Proposed Legislation: The Hillary's Enemies List, Subject Confidentiality Rights Act of 2017

    05/23/2016 12:00:37 PM PDT · by CharlesOConnell
    Freep | 05/23/2016 | Charles O'Connell
    Presumably Hillary's hack of voter rolls, mentioned as one of the original crimes in Monicagate House Prosecutor David Schippers' "Sellout", will be fed into her enemies list. So that anyone who voted against her will be kept track of.The first item of legislation in the new, Clinton-Castro administration should be, that anyone on Her Eminence's enemies list will have freedom from being hacked by: China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan's ISI, former Saddaam Bathist officer shadow puppetmaster ISIS, Cuba, Venezuela, Bangladesh, MexiCartel, BLM (not bureau of land management).
  • Christianity: An Antidote to Tyranny

    05/23/2016 9:42:10 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 7 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | May 23, 2016 | Clifford Staples
    Christianity: An Antidote to TyrannyClifford Staples Like all modern tyrants, Karl Marx hated religion, Christianity in particular, because he understood that it was going to be very difficult if not impossible to get men to follow him so long as they continued to follow Jesus Christ, and so the first thing an aspiring tyrant in the middle of Christian Europe needed to do was to uproot and destroy Christianity. With Christ dwelling in the hearts of men there was no room for the atheist humanism that Marx and others were proposing as an alternative. But without God men could be...
  • Even soldier working under terrorist threats can’t get gun carry permit in NJ

    05/21/2016 9:01:51 PM PDT · by Enchante · 37 replies
    New Jersey 101.5 ^ | May 20, 2016 | Toniann Antonelli
    In denying his application for a concealed-carry permit, Oceanport Police Chief Daniel W. Barcus said Russell was unable to demonstrate “justifiable need” because there had been no specific attacks or threats made directly on him. To legally carry concealed firearms in New Jersey, residents have to apply to their local police for a permit demonstrating such a need. But critics of the state’s strict gun laws say this results in very few people other than acting and retired law enforcement officials getting approval for such permits.
  • Gallup to Businesses: Get On Board With Social Changes, Or Else

    05/20/2016 8:15:31 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 19 replies
    MRC TV ^ | May 19, 2016 | Brittany M. Hughes
    If you’ve been living under a rock and still question whether we’re seeing a breakdown of the traditional family, you won’t after this. A new Gallup poll released Thursday shows while fewer Americans are getting married – or are waiting much longer to get married – than in past decades, they feel little to no compulsion against having kids in the meantime. But rather than simply stating the numbers -- which are depressing enough -- Gallup felt compelled to throw in its two cents on how businesses – and society as a whole – should respond to the shift in...
  • Six-Figure Fines for Gender Pronouns?

    05/20/2016 9:27:47 AM PDT · by Petrosius · 35 replies
    CNS News ^ | May 20, 2016 | L. Brent Bozell III and Tim Graham
    The left used to congratulate itself on being the "Free Speech Movement." It used to celebrate the rebellious anarchists who used obscene words and forced sexually graphic images and conversations into the public sphere. Conservatives were the ones who insisted on decency in the public discourse and demanded regulation, both within the private sector and from the federal government, to protect the public from that obscenity. But now, as the world turns upside down on sexuality and gender, leftists are becoming the ones who censor and fine. Instead of a Hays Code for decency, there's a Gays Code. Breaking the...
  • Small Businesses Worry About Adjusting for Overtime Rules

    05/20/2016 11:47:20 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 9 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 18, 2016 | SARAH MAX
    With a broad new class of workers becoming eligible for overtime, many small businesses are scrambling to figure out how to factor the regulations into their bottom line. The Obama administration on Wednesday announced the final details of new labor rules to increase the salary cutoff for overtime pay. Although the plan was outlined a year ago and employers have several months to comply, many say the change will be a challenge to small businesses that pride themselves on a scrappy, entrepreneurial culture. “We are pretty flexible,” said Kelli Glasser, who is president and chief executive of Exhibit Concepts, a...
  • SENATE REPUBLICANS BLOCK LEE AMENDMENT, PRESERVE AFFH (Obama's Plan to Ghettoize Your Neighborhood)

    05/20/2016 9:28:17 AM PDT · by C19fan · 141 replies
    PowerLine ^ | May 20, 2016 | Paul Mirengoff
    The Lee Amendment to defund President Obama’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) regulation failed in the Senate yesterday because not enough Republicans backed it. The Amendment was tabled by a vote of 60-37. Jeremy Carl aptly describes this vote as a defeat for conservatism, community control, and common sense. It is a victory, as Carl says, for turning the federal government into a National Zoning board, forcing high density housing on unwilling cities and towns, and letting bureaucrats decide the racial, ethnic and income balance of local communities.
  • What Would It Take for Donald Trump to Deport 11 Million and Build a Wall?

    05/20/2016 8:39:08 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 143 replies
    The New York Times ^ | MAY 19, 2016 | JULIA PRESTON, ALAN RAPPEPORT and MATT RICHTEL
    He has said that the wall would be built from precast concrete and steel and that it could be 50 feet tall, if not higher. After calling for it to extend across the entire 2,000-mile southern border, he more recently said half that length could be sufficient because of natural barriers. He has pegged the cost at $4 billion to $12 billion, most recently settling on around $10b. Some see that as low. “There’s a lot of logistics involved in this, and I don’t know how thoroughly they’ve thought it out,” said Todd Sternfeld, chief executive of Superior Concrete, a...
  • TSA watchdog spills secret behind long airport lines

    05/18/2016 2:38:06 PM PDT · by george76 · 25 replies
    WND ^ | 5/18/2016 | Greg Corombos
    Truth involves Obama, 'nude pictures of passengers' and fed-up workers. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson warns air travelers to prepare for much longer than usual airport security lines, but a Transportation Security Administration watchdog says this mess is simply a matter of the government failing to manage its resources responsibly. On Monday, Johnson stood at Ronald Reagan National Airport just outside Washington and told passengers to expect longer than expected wait times as the Transportation Security Administration, or TSA, expedites hundreds of new personnel into service to speed up the security process. In Chicago, passengers were told to arrive three...
  • TSA's Union Power Grab: Thousands Slowing Down Airports

    05/19/2016 12:37:26 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 51 replies
    CNS News ^ | May 18, 2016 | Michelle Malkin
    TSA's Union Power Grab: Thousands Slowing Down Airports Michelle Malkin All you travelers stuck in mile-long TSA security lines are pawns. Convenient political pawns. Big Labor bosses want more power and more money. Stranded travelers are just the latest victims in this age-old game of D.C. extortion. Union leaders want you to think the fault lies with a stingy Congress unwilling to fork over enough money to fill screener shortages. White House spokesman Josh Earnest poured more partisan fuel on the fire last week by blaming the nationwide slowdowns on "the inability of Republicans in Congress to govern the country."...
  • ACU Chief: Zuckerberg Meeting Just a 'PR Stunt'

    05/18/2016 11:30:39 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Wednesday, 18 May 2016 10:26 PM | Greg Richter
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said after a meeting with a group of conservatives Wednesday that he values their point of view and that people on the right are important to the social network. […] Daily Signal Editor-in-Chief Rob Bluey was among the group who met with Zuckerberg and told Fox News Channel’s “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren” that the meeting was a “positive step.” But Matt Schlapp, chairman of American Conservative Union, declined the invitation, saying that Facebook had no interest in talking to him when he asked them how he could best use the platform in conjunction...
  • President Decrees New Nationwide School Restroom & Locker Room Law [semi-satire]

    05/15/2016 1:25:41 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 7 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 15 May 2016 | John Semmens
    In a bid aimed at "stopping a confusing patchwork of divergent rules," President Obama issued an executive order mandating that every public school in the United States make all previously sexually-segregated restrooms and locker rooms open to persons of both sexes. Instead of relying on biological differences to determine which toilets, which showers, or which athletic teams students should have access to, schools must now use psychological differences. Biological males who think of themselves as female must be allowed to use facilities previously restricted to biological females, and vice versa. Vanita Gupta, head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division...
  • Montana court strikes down last piece of anti-immigrant law

    05/15/2016 10:07:05 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 51 replies
    Herald Courier ^ | 05/11/2016 | AP
    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Supreme Court has barred state officials from reporting the immigration status of people seeking state services, striking down the last piece of a voter-approved law meant to deter people who are in the U.S. illegally from living and working in Montana. The court's unanimous decision on Tuesday upholds a Helena judge's 2014 ruling in a lawsuit that the law denying unemployment benefits, university enrollment and other services to people who arrived in the country illegally was unconstitutional. The Montana Legislature sent the anti-immigrant measure to the 2012 ballot, where it was approved by 80...
  • Hidden Microphones Exposed As Part of Government Surveillance Program In The Bay Area

    05/14/2016 3:42:41 PM PDT · by thecodont · 79 replies
    CBS Local via The Drudge Report ^ | May 13, 2016 6:24 PM | Jackie Ward
    OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Hidden microphones that are part of a clandestine government surveillance program that has been operating around the Bay Area has been exposed. Imagine standing at a bus stop, talking to your friend and having your conversation recorded without you knowing. It happens all the time, and the FBI doesn’t even need a warrant to do it. Federal agents are planting microphones to secretly record conversations. Jeff Harp, a KPIX 5 security analyst and former FBI special agent said, “They put microphones under rocks, they put microphones in trees, they plant microphones in equipment. I mean, there’s...
  • White House Dismisses Court Ruling on Obamacare [semi-satire]

    05/14/2016 11:00:06 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 5 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 15 May 2016 | John Semmens
    Federal Judge Rosemary Collyer's ruling that the Obama Administration has been illegally subsidizing health insurance companies failed to faze the President or his minions. Presidential Press Secretary Josh Earnest mocked "the impotence of the President's political opponents. These court cases are an act of desperation. The GOP has lost this battle in the public arena. Voters reelected President Obama. That gives him all the mandate he needs to govern this country. Complaining that Congress never appropriated the money for the subsidies seeks to elevate a constitutional technicality above the will of voters." The "constitutional technicality" that Judge Collyer found persuasive...
  • (Vanity) Why is there no set process for a state to leave the union?

    05/13/2016 1:18:26 PM PDT · by GraceG · 176 replies
    GraceG
    I have been reading about the periodical votes the Texas legislature makes about secession and pondered on it a while and thought a bit about it and came up with a few things. 1. We have a set of procedures for adding a state to the union in the Constitution. 2. We don't have any set of procedures if a majority of a state's population want to no longer be part of a union. 3. If the formation of the country was the voluntary gathering of states to form the union in the first place, then wouldn't forcing a state...
  • U.S. Directs Public Schools to Allow Transgender Access to Restrooms [Obama: EVERY PUBLIC SCHOOL]

    05/13/2016 2:15:05 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 130 replies
    NY Times ^ | 5/13/16
    The Obama administration is planning to issue a sweeping directive telling every public school district in the country to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms that match their gender identity. A letter to school districts will go out Friday, adding to a highly charged debate over transgender rights in the middle of the administration’s legal fight with North Carolina over the issue.
  • Prosecutors ask US Supreme Court to overturn halt of John Doe

    05/12/2016 5:23:59 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 14 replies
    Wisconsin Law Journal ^ | 4-28-2016 | (AP)
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin prosecutors have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a state Supreme Court decision that shut down an investigation of alleged coordination between Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign and conservative groups. Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne told the Wisconsin State Journal that he, Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm and Iowa County District Attorney Larry Nelson filed the appeal Thursday. (snip) Chisholm launched the probe in 2012 under the John Doe law, which allowed prosecutors to compel testimony and bar people from talking about the investigation. The probe examined whether there was illegal coordination between...
  • The Rise of Political Caesarism

    05/11/2016 6:22:35 AM PDT · by Noumenon · 10 replies
    Library of Law and Liberty ^ | May 11, 2016 | Greg Weiner
    “The cause is in my will.”—Julius Caesar, Act II, Scene II We ought to have known it would come to this. Still, the latest assertion of presidential authority assumes a new and ominous form: the power not merely to assert authority outside the law—which can at least masquerade under the banner of Lockean prerogative—but rather to redefine words and, with them, the institution of law itself. Such is what happened when Vanita Gupta, the head of the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, issued a menacing letter to Republican Governor Pat McCrory of North Carolina, ordering him...
  • State Attorneys General Wage War on Political Dissent

    05/10/2016 12:08:49 PM PDT · by MichCapCon · 10 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 5/9/2016 | Tom Gantert
    Progressive state attorneys general are emerging as the new lieutenants in a nationwide war on political dissent, which includes using government power and even the threat of criminal prosecution to silence opponents of progressive theories. Across the country, state attorneys general and some other officials are trying to use courts to pry loose information on donors to center-right nonprofits, and threatening to bring criminal charges. While these nonprofits and climate change dissenters are the current targets, one attorney warns the tactic represents a danger to political free speech that is protected by the First Amendment. A group of attorneys general...
  • Franklin Graham: ‘The Persecution of Christians Is Escalating’

    05/10/2016 11:51:36 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 13 replies
    Billy Graham.org ^ | 5/9/16 | Franklin Graham
    The persecution of Christians is escalating worldwide. A recent survey found that in just the past year, more than 7,100 believers were killed for their faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. In many countries, they are being systematically tortured and slaughtered by Islamic radicals hellbent on eradicating any vestige of Christianity. Churches are burned, looted, and bulldozed. Pastors are frequently targeted and martyred. In dozens of other countries, Christians are severely oppressed by government authorities and routinely denied any chance at an education and jobs. They live as second-class citizens, shunned and mocked by their neighbors who despise Christ. And...
  • Wyoming rancher beats EPA in pond fight

    05/09/2016 9:25:50 PM PDT · by george76 · 26 replies
    WND ^ | 5/9/2016 | Bob Unruh
    $16 million in fines dropped, threats canceled. A Wyoming rancher threatened by the Environmental Agency with $16 million fines for getting a state permit and building a stock pond on his ranch has reached a settlement that will have the fines go away and he’ll keep his stock pond. WND reported in 2015 on a lawsuit filed on behalf of Fort Bridger, Wyoming, rancher Andy Johnson by officialsl with the Pacific Legal Foundation seeking to vindicate his property rights. The lawsuit explained federal law clearly exempts stock ponds from the rules of the EPA, which had filed a compliance order...
  • Gov. Brown orders permanent California water conservation due to drought

    05/09/2016 1:15:12 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 58 replies
    kpcc ^ | 05/09/2016
    Gov. Jerry Brown is ordering California to permanently follow some conservation measures taken during the state's drought. Brown's order on Monday came as water officials consider whether to ease a 20 percent conservation order for cities and towns. The order does not set a mandatory percentage for saving water. The latest call for changes came after El Nino storms left a healthy snowpack and brimming water reservoirs in Northern California. Brown's executive order requires cities and towns to continue monthly reporting of water use. In addition, bans on overwatering lawns will become lasting. Brown's executive order also requires better drought...
  • Britain braced for a ban on second homes: (trunc)

    05/08/2016 2:41:37 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 88 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 07 May 2016 | Victoria Finan and Lucy Crossley
    Councils across the UK are set to consider banning people who already own homes from buying holiday cottages after a historic vote yesterday. More than 80 per cent of voters in St Ives, Cornwall, backed proposals that will mean new housing developments will only get planning permission if homes there are reserved for full-time residents. And now councils in the Lake District, Derbyshire Dales, north Devon and the Isle of Wight are all looking at schemes to prevent outsiders buying holiday homes. But ministers are poised to oppose the ban, saying it could be regarded as unfair and discriminatory. Tory...
  • NC governor: Feds gave us 'unrealistic' bathroom law deadline [Prayers for NC, for America]

    05/08/2016 12:13:39 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 42 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 8, 2016 | By Rebecca Savransky
    North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) said the federal government gave the state an "unrealistic" deadline to respond to a letter informing him that the state's bathroom law violates the Civil Rights Act. "They gave the ninth-largest state in the United States ... three working days to respond to a pretty complex letter and to a pretty big threat," McCrory said on "Fox News Sunday." "We don't think three working days is enough to respond to such a threat." McCrory said he asked for an extension on Friday. The Justice Department sent a letter to the governor that says the...
  • ObamaCare Insurers Considering Dumping Bronze Plans

    05/08/2016 10:52:32 AM PDT · by PROCON · 16 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | May 6, 2016 | STEPHEN GREEN
    Insurers -- who might not be allowed the huge rate increases they need to stay solvent --- are looking to save money by eliminating so-called Bronze-level plans. Fierce Health Player reports on an Inside Health Policy (subscription only) warning from earlier this week: One problem, according to the article, is risk adjustment--as CMS data indicate bronze is the only metal level for which insurers of all sizes in the individual and group markets had to pay into the program. Federal officials are considering some changes to the risk adjustment program, which some say unfairly penalizes smaller insurers. Already, filings show...
  • FBI Is Coordinating Its Hillary Interview With Her Campaign Schedule (barf alert!)

    05/05/2016 6:10:09 PM PDT · by drewh · 27 replies
    Daily Calller ^ | 3 hours ago | Chuck Ross
    The FBI is reportedly coordinating with Hillary Clinton’s campaign schedule in order to find a time to interview the presidential candidate about her private email server, CNN reports. Investigators have already interviewed several of Clinton’s top State Department aides, including Huma Abedin, the network reported on Thursday. Some of those aides have been interviewed several times. The next step in the investigation — which is looking into whether any classified information was mishandled on Clinton’s server — will be to interview Clinton herself. But that poses a problem because she is in the heat of a presidential campaign. And with...
  • Liberal Activists Worked With AGs to Target Conservatives

    05/05/2016 9:51:33 AM PDT · by milton23 · 12 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | 5/5/2016 | Hans von Spakovsky
    Hans von Spakovsky is an authority on a wide range of issues—including civil rights, civil justice, the First Amendment, immigration, the rule of law and government reform—as a senior legal fellow in The Heritage Foundation’s Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies and manager of the think tank’s Election Law Reform Initiative. Read his research. In Ray Bradbury’s classic dystopian novel, “Fahrenheit 451,” a future society criminalizes the possession of books and burns them in order to suppress any dissenting ideas, opinions, and views. Today, we have state attorneys general trying to implement their own version of “Fahrenheit...
  • Obama and the Depraved American Elite (vanity)

    05/04/2016 11:19:39 PM PDT · by Crucial · 21 replies
    5/4/2016 | Myself
    The elite in America have been legally boxing in the American people. We have a lot of federal power hanging over our heads. The elite doesn't like that we can speak out against them. It doesn't like that we choose what we want to believe. It doesn't like that we can defend ourselves against them per the Second Amendment if it ever becomes necessary. When you have as much power over a society as Obama and America's depraved elite, it is easy to be cruel as it elicits feelings of superiority and enjoyment. Who would have thought the government would...
  • Hillary Clinton Plans Executive Action to Exceed Obama on Gun Control

    05/04/2016 1:14:52 PM PDT · by detective · 134 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4 May 2016 | AWR Hawkins
    Even before Donald Trump became the presumptive Republican nominee on Tuesday, Democrat presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton was looking toward the general election and planning to use executive action “go further than Obama” on gun control. In fact, implementing more gun control is “at the top of her to-do list.”
  • VA:Nova Armory files Lawsuit Against Officials for Bullying Tactics, Intimidation

    05/03/2016 8:16:17 AM PDT · by marktwain · 1 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 1 May, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    The popular gunshop NOVA Armory opened in Arlington, VA on March 26th.  The store was filled with customers, in spite of opposition from a small group of anti-rights activists.  The bullying activists were joined with several members of the local government who attempted to force the gunshop to close.  One landlord had already broken a lease under pressure from the local disarmists.  NOVA had warned the politicians that the would sue if the harrassment continued.  From NOVA Armory: March 4, 2016, ARLINGTON, VA — The gun shop planning to open in Arlington, Virginia this month has responded to a...
  • Federally funded activist groups take part in anti-Trump May Day demonstration

    05/02/2016 8:36:21 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 5/2/2016 | Rick Moran
    Several activist groups who have received funds from the federal government helped organize the May Day anti-Trump demonstrations in Los Angeles. Most nonprofit groups are prohibited by law from engaging in partisan political activity. However, according to the Daily Caller, it's difficult to say if any of the groups violated the law. Whether they violated the law depends on their nonprofit classification. If the groups are classified 501(c)(3), they are allowed to participate in "voter education" activities. No doubt, the nonprofits involved in this demonstration would claim that's what they were doing. But they have nothing to worry about. Does...
  • Limbaugh, Beck, Levin, Loesch – They’re Not Obtuse, They’re Not Opportunistic, They’re Liars…

    04/30/2016 4:05:01 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 201 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | April 30, 2016 | sundance
    As a general principle no conversations have involved more varied opinions than discussions about the supposed “conservative” media and their seeming cognitive dissonance when it comes to issues surrounding Senator Ted Cruz. Some people think these voices were just hoodwinked by Cruz and now their ego won’t permit them to admit the falsehood. Others think the pundits are too close to the candidate to see the inherent issues and contradictions; some propose their punditry is connected to financial motives. Perhaps it’s a combination therein, but many people just can’t figure it out... All of those aforementioned voices know this fact....
  • The American Reprobate Mind

    04/30/2016 11:48:27 AM PDT · by kindred · 7 replies
    http://www.theignorantfishermen.com ^ | April 30, 2016 | DJP I.F
    The secular reprobate mind is filled with violence, moral relativism and lawlessness designs and its actions have ravished this nation since the 60's beyond all recognition of what the founding fathers envisioned. Let us first look at the barbaric act of abortion. Since 1973 there has been 55 million abortions of our American children. May I say that NO gun has ever achieved that statistic not even all the combined arsenal of WW2! The abortion agenda of the Left is the holy grail of their godless ideology. The abortion ideology is a narcissistic ideology, which at its core is rooted...
  • Consistent Surge of People Crossing Illegally

    04/29/2016 6:40:04 AM PDT · by Tammy8 · 14 replies
    KRGV ^ | April 28, 2016
    BROWNSVILLE – The number of people crossing the border illegally is on the rise. The Border Patrol chief said the number of people coming across is consistent with the surge two years ago. Chief Patrol Agent and Commander of the South Texas Corridor Manuel Padilla Jr. insisted this time, his agents are better prepared and border security isn’t in jeopardy. However, some people don’t agree. More than 80,000 people crossed the border illegally since October. It includes more unaccompanied children and family members from Central America and Mexico. It’s about the same as during the immigration crisis of 2014.
  • RNC official: Donald hitting 1,237 won't matter

    04/28/2016 1:45:22 PM PDT · by wrrock · 99 replies
    CNBC ^ | 4/28/2016 | Lori Ann LaRocco
    Donald Trump may be the only Republican presidential candidate who can realistically hit the magic 1,237 number for the majority of delegates, but according to a senior Republican National Committee official that does not mean he will become the GOP presidential nominee. "Even if Trump reaches the magic number of 1,237 the media and RNC are touting, that does not mean Trump is automatically the nominee," Haugland said. "The votes earned during the primary process are only estimates and are not legal convention votes. The only official votes to nominate a candidate are those that are cast from the convention...
  • EPA Continues To Implement Global Warming Plan Supreme Court Said It Couldn’t

    04/27/2016 3:36:44 PM PDT · by PROCON · 31 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | April 27, 2016 | MICHAEL BASTASCH
    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials are moving ahead with a key part of the Clean Power Plan (CPP) despite the Supreme Court issuing a stay against the agency’s global warming plan in February. The EPA submitted a proposal to the White House for green energy subsidies for states that meet the federally mandated carbon dioxide reduction goals early. The Clean Energy Incentive Program would give “credit for power generated by new wind and solar projects in 2020 and 2021” and a “double credit for energy efficiency measures in low-income communities,” according to Politico’s Morning Energy.The move seems to violate the...
  • Obama's Civil Rights Division

    04/27/2016 1:59:05 PM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 13 replies
    PoliticallyShort.com ^ | 04/27/2016 | PoliticallyShort
    For the past seven years and counting the Obama administration has been engaged in a silent war on the rights of the American people at the hands of an organized network of fringe leftist lawyers working within the Civil Rights Divisions of the Department of Justice (DOJ) as well as the Department of Education (DOE). These lawyers have been unleashed under the administration to push an ideological agenda that is far outside of the American mainstream all under the banner of protecting civil rights. As noted by J. Christian Adams and Hans A. von Spakovsky of PJ Media, if a...
  • Bathroom Wars Goal: Humiliate the Normal Majority

    04/27/2016 8:03:02 AM PDT · by FiddlePig · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/23/2016 | John Hayward
    Welcome to life in totalitarian America, where even going to the bathroom and identifying the sex of an adult have now become intensely political acts. Totalitarianism is about the politicization of everything, and once people’s careers can be destroyed by the New Bathroom Order if they publicly object to the once-bizarre idea of men in the ladies’ room–we’re there. Ask the now-unemployed Curt Schilling. Totalitarianism is about using force to gain political goals. You can’t get more coercive than forcing the vast majority of people to endorse the utterly bizarre just to accommodate the allegedly hurt feelings of an almost...
  • California Bill Would Effectively Ban All Gun Dealers [semi-satire]

    04/26/2016 10:01:19 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 7 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 24 Apr 2016 | John Semmens
    Assembly Bill 2459, sponsored by Assembly Member Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) would institute such draconian regulations on firearms vendors that most, perhaps all, would be driven out of business. This is okay by McCarty, though, because "it would draw a distinct line between the duly authorized and armed police and the outlaws who possess guns." "Let's say that all legitimate gun dealers shutdown," McCarty speculated. "There would be no legal way for a law-abiding citizen to obtain a firearm. The only available source would be an illegal street purchase. In one fell swoop, my bill would convert everyone with a gun...
  • Archbishop of Havana, key figure in US detente, steps down

    04/26/2016 7:18:06 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 3 replies
    Herald Online ^ | 4/26/16 | Michael Weissenstein
    Cardinal Jaime Ortega, who oversaw a warming of relations with the Communist government and played a role in the secret negotiations that led to U.S.-Cuba detente, has stepped down, the Vatican announced Tuesday. He is being replaced....
  • It’s Getting Hard Out There For the Infidels

    04/25/2016 8:41:17 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 4-25-2016 | MOTUS
    I knew it! Civil Rights do indeed trump (no pun or endorsement intended) religious freedom! So unless your religion also qualifies as a bona fide minority don’t expect much protection from the Bill of Rights any more. In a rare entrance into a politically charged controversy, first lady Michelle Obama used a commencement speech Saturday at Jackson State University in Mississippi to directly target the state’s recently-passed "religious freedom" bill. "We see it right here in Mississippi -- just two weeks ago -– how swiftly progress can hurtle backward," Obama said. "How easy it is to single out a small...
  • A Political Attack On Free Speech And Privacy Thwarted -- For Now

    04/25/2016 2:18:34 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 5 replies
    Forbes ^ | April 25, 2016 | George Leef
    <p>Most “Progressives” believe that opposition to their plans for a government with the power to create the perfect society is essentially illegitimate. Therefore, they seldom hesitate to use any means they can to delegitimize, defund, and defeat conservatives and libertarians. For many, the weapon of choice is to misuse the law, turning it into a sword that can be used to cut down the opposition.</p>
  • The Long Green Nazi Shadow over Albert Speer Jr.

    04/23/2016 7:18:32 AM PDT · by rktman · 39 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 4/23/2016 | Mark Musser
    Albert Speer Jr. knows the true origins of sustainable development. Yet, environmentalism and sustainability under the Third Reich is an area in which proverbial "good" Nazi attitudes could be entertained and maintained even though it is largely a taboo subject to the post-modern Western public that has adopted a green conscience as its new form of ethics. As such, while Nazi racism was evil, Nazi environmentalism was good. This too was learned from Albert Speer Sr.
  • State of the Union? Our nation is a 'house divided"

    04/23/2016 5:49:19 AM PDT · by skimbell · 9 replies
    QCOnline ^ | 4/22/2016 | Jim Vize
    ...The founding fathers created a unique and beautiful system of government with checks and balances that they hoped would make it impossible for a dictator to emerge because Congress would recognize a dictator. They could not have foreseen that Congress would aid and abet him...
  • Climate Hustle Trailer [Video: One Night Theater Event Coming in May!]

    04/22/2016 3:41:01 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 3 replies
    youtube ^ | 3/3/16
    One-night national theater event -- May 2, 2016. Visit www.ClimateHustle.com for info on tickets and locations.
  • Panama Papers: Obama and Globalists Kill Right to Privacy

    04/20/2016 3:04:18 PM PDT · by HomerBohn · 8 replies
    The New American ^ | 4/18/2016 | Alex Newman
    Seizing on the media- and government-manufactured “Panama Papers” brouhaha, governments and globalist organizations announced a wave of new edicts and agreements last week in a plot to kill what remains of financial privacy rights and impose a radical global tax regime on humanity. The Obama administration, the United Nations, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, Socialist International, the European Union, and more are fully behind the effort. Of course, as this magazine has documented, those establishment forces, socialist groups, international organizations, tax-funded shills, and bloated governments have been pushing the same dangerous agenda for years without much success. Now...
  • US kicks out Cuban exile activist [Obama hates man who has been resisting Castro 50 years]

    04/20/2016 3:29:06 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 18 replies
    Newsok.com ^ | 4/16/16
    Living for nearly half a century in the United States offers no guarantee that one can stay. That is the reality facing Cuban exile activist Ramon Saul Sanchez, leader of the Democracy Movement, who received a letter Thursday from the federal government....
  • Bi-Partisan Anti-Encryption Bill in the Works [semi-satire]

    04/18/2016 11:51:41 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 17 Apr 2016 | John Semmens
    Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif) have introduced a draft bill that would effectively bar any private parties from owning encrypted phones, computers, or other devices that are not accessible to government surveillance. Burr emphasized “the important law enforcement objectives we are attempting to protect through this legislation. Criminals must not be allowed to hide their nefarious schemes from duly appointed police authorities. We cannot protect the general public if police are hampered by the inability to pierce any communication between criminal co-conspirators.” Partnering-sponsor Feinstein alleged that “there is no legitimate need for anyone to insist upon privacy...