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  • White House defends Obama evading Senate on Paris climate deal

    08/30/2016 5:47:39 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 59 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 29, 2016 | Valerie Richardson
    The White House on Monday defended President Obama’s decision to enter into the Paris climate accord without Senate ratification but stopped short of confirming a Chinese report that he will do so this week during his trip to China. Still, it would surprise no one if Mr. Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping were to announce the ratification of the sweeping climate change agreement before the Sunday opening of the Group of 20 summit in Hangzhou, Zhejiang. White House senior adviser Brian Deese said the president has the legal authority to ratify the accord without the two-thirds Senate vote required...
  • Poland holds state burial for Second World War heroes slain by communists

    08/28/2016 7:34:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    BT ^ | August 28, 2016 | The Associated Press
    Two Polish Second World War heroes who fought the Germans but were killed later by the communists in Poland for pro-independence activity have received a state burial. The relatives of 17-year-old Home Army nurse Danuta Siedzikowna and 42-year-old officer Feliks Selmanowicz attended the ceremonies on Sunday along with government officials. The burials were held in the northern city of Gdansk where the two were captured....
  • Inside Facebook’s (Totally Insane, Unintentionally Gigantic, Hyperpartisan) Political-Media Machine

    08/27/2016 8:08:56 PM PDT · by NowApproachingMidnight · 11 replies
    NY Slimes ^ | 8/24/16 | JOHN HERRMAN
    Open your Facebook feed. What do you see? A photo of a close friend’s child. An automatically generated slide show commemorating six years of friendship between two acquaintances. An eerily on-target ad for something you’ve been meaning to buy. A funny video. A sad video. A recently live video. Lots of video; more video than you remember from before. A somewhat less-on-target ad. Someone you saw yesterday feeling blessed. Someone you haven’t seen in 10 years feeling worried.
  • Massive ObamaCare Rate Hikes Are A Good Thing, White House Says

    08/27/2016 11:21:25 AM PDT · by PROCON · 51 replies
    investors.com ^ | Aug. 26, 2016
    Health Reform: This week Illinois' insurance regulator said ObamaCare premiums in the state will jump as high as 55%. The Obama administration's response to this and other news of massive rate hikes: Don't worry. Be happy. Anyone shopping for ObamaCare coverage in Illinois this fall is in for a big shock. The average increase for cheap Bronze plans is likely 44%. It's 45% for the lowest-cost Silver plan, and 55% for the cheapest Gold plan.
  • The Great Disconnect

    08/25/2016 4:12:25 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/25/16 | Dr. Robert Owens
    If we had only learned from the mistakes of others Chaos is the mother of tyranny. Chaos reigns when people operate in confusion and disorder. It is a state in which behavior and events are not controlled by reason. Today we are faced with a government and an elite controlled media that lie to the people and then lie about lying. They operate as if the country is theirs to run and ruin for their own personal enrichment. Chaos is a time like today when life makes little sense and we are force-fed such gobbledygook as the economy is booming,...
  • How Gay Activists Will Respond to a Major Scientific Report That Refutes Their Talking Points

    08/24/2016 11:36:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 24, 2016 | Michael Brown
    The internet has been abuzz with headlines declaring, “Almost Everything the Media Tell You About Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Is Wrong,” and “Johns Hopkins Shrinks Warn Against Kids Going Transgender.”As reported by Ryan T. Anderson on Monday, “A major new report, published today in the journal The New Atlantis, challenges the leading narratives that the media has pushed regarding sexual orientation and gender identity.”How significant was this report?“Co-authored by two of the nation’s leading scholars on mental health and sexuality, the 143-page report discusses over 200 peer-reviewed studies in the biological, psychological, and social sciences, painstakingly documenting what scientific...
  • The New Censors

    08/24/2016 10:56:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 24, 2016 | Bob Barr
    In today’s public policy arena, winning ideas rarely are decided by sound logic, accurate facts, or even by the most votes. Instead, content filters and algorithms, meticulously engineered by social media companies like Facebook and Twitter, intentionally steer public debate in the direction of their owners’ personal politics; and, not coincidentally, toward the politics of their liberal friends in Washington and Sacramento.For starters, consider Facebook – the Big Daddy of social media. There have been numerous reports of Facebook’s algorithm taking down popular pages of pro-gun organizations. But even this example of the “new censorship” pales when viewed in the...
  • Obama Admin Won’t Tell Congress How It Paid Iran $1.3 Billion in Taxpayer Funds

    08/23/2016 4:34:54 PM PDT · by BAW · 64 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 8-23-2016 | Adam Kredo
    The Obama administration is withholding from Congress details about how $1.3 billion in U.S. taxpayer funds was delivered to Iran, according to conversations with lawmakers, who told the Washington Free Beacon that the administration is now stonewalling an official inquiry into the matter. The Departments of State, Treasury, and Justice have all rebuffed a congressional probe into the circumstances surrounding the $1.3 billion payment to Iran, which is part of an additional $400 million cash payout that occurred just prior to the release of several U.S. hostages and led to accusations that the administration had paid Iran a ransom. The...
  • One-third of US won't have choice between Obamacare plans in 2017

    08/22/2016 10:18:55 AM PDT · by PROCON · 24 replies
    CNBC ^ | Aug. 22, 2016 | Dan Mangan
    It's looking like a lot of people are going to have little Obamacare choice next year.One-third of the United States may have just a single insurer to pick from on Obamacare marketplaces in 2017, an analysis released Friday suggests. Seven entire states are projected to have just one carrier in 2017: Alaska, Alabama, Kansas, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Wyoming, according to research by the Avalere consultancy. And more than half of the country, 55 percent, may end up having two or fewer insurers to choose from on those government-run exchanges, Avalere said. "And there may be some sub-region...
  • Obama Administration Plotting to Usurp Control Over Elections

    08/19/2016 1:29:31 PM PDT · by Nachum · 138 replies
    New American ^ | 8/18/16 | Alex Newman
    Under the guise of providing increased “security” for “critical infrastructure,” the Obama administration is plotting to insert itself and the federal government into the American elections process. While voting is constitutionally the responsibility of state and local officials, Obama's Homeland Security Secretary, Jeh Johnson, pointed to the alleged threat of cyberattacks to justify the latest proposed usurpation of power. The controversial scheme was floated amid growing national concerns, fueled in part by GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's warnings of a “rigged” election, that America's electoral system might be vulnerable to major manipulation. Critics and experts, though, warned that the White...
  • The Culture Of The Smug White Liberal

    08/19/2016 2:55:42 PM PDT · by oblomov · 42 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 17 Aug 2016 | Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq.
    I have spent my life as a Democrat which probably isn’t that surprising considering that I am African-American. One of the things that always attracted me to the party were the ideals of equality, fighting for the little guy and our openness to differing opinions, but lately I have seen my party take a turn that makes me uncomfortable. Somewhere along the way we stopped fighting for the little guy and became the party of the smug, educated elites who look down on those with less education and deem them unable or unworthy of being able to make personal decisions...
  • Hillary Campaign Vows To Destroy Opposition Website (Breitbart)

    08/18/2016 7:04:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 71 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | August 18, 2016 | Blake Neff
    Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign has sent out a fundraising email arguing the website Breitbart News has no “right to exist,” and suggests that if elected, the website will be shut down entirely. “We’ve had a conservative media in this country for a while,” says the email, sent Thursday and signed by deputy communications director Christina Reynolds. “I don’t always like what they have to say, but I respect their role and their right to exist Reynolds’ acknowledgment that the regular conservative media has a “right to exist,” though, is used to contrast it with Breitbart, which apparently has no...
  • How The Globalists Will Attempt To Control Populations Post-Collapse

    08/18/2016 9:40:10 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 19 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | August 17, 2016 | Brandon Smith
    There is an interesting disconnect with some people when discussing the concept of global centralization. Naturally, the mind reels in horror at the very idea, because many of us know, deep down at our core, that centralization is the root of tyranny. We know that when absolute power is granted into the hands of an elite few over the lives of the masses, very bad things happen. No small group of people has ever shown itself trustworthy, rational, empathic or wise enough to handle such a responsibility. They ALWAYS screw it up, or, they deliberately take advantage of their extreme...
  • Dems Pouring Millions Into Black Lives Matter

    08/17/2016 7:24:50 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 12 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | August 17, 2016 | Trey Sanchez
    Dems Pouring Millions Into Black Lives Matter It’s a full-fledged political and terrorist machine. Trey Sanchez Chants of “black lives matter” have filled the streets since the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson. But what once was a grassroots movement has swelled to a full-on political machine and its increasing terrorism has the full financial blessing of several liberal foundations. TruthRevolt previously reported on George Soros’s hefty donation of $33 million to ensure the Ferguson protests stayed in the spotlight for as long as possible. This funding helped bring in protesters by the busloads to Missouri and allowed them...
  • America to hand off Internet in under two months

    08/17/2016 9:34:37 AM PDT · by PROCON · 105 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | Aug. 16, 2016 | RUDY TAKALA
    The Department of Commerce is set to hand off the final vestiges of American control over the Internet to international authorities in less than two months, officials have confirmed. The department will finalize the transition effective Oct. 1, Assistant Secretary Lawrence Strickling wrote on Tuesday, barring what he called "any significant impediment." The move means the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, which is responsible for interpreting numerical addresses on the Web to a readable language, will move from U.S. control to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, a multistakeholder body based in Los Angeles that includes countries such as...
  • ATF Acting Director Brandon Campaigning for Gun Registry

    08/14/2016 5:45:03 AM PDT · by marktwain · 52 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 5 August, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    An ATF spokesman who was intimately involved in the Fast and Furious cover up has been promoting a national gun registry on CBS.  On Sunday, 31 July, Deputy Director Thomas E. Brandon appeared on Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood. Brandon was the ATF official who oversaw the discipline or more accurately the lack thereof, in the Fast and Furious operation. His role has been detailed in the americanthinker.com: According to outgoing Director Jones's sworn testimony of April 2, 2014 before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Mr. Brandon was the person who determined disciplinary punishments for all of...
  • Obama Wants A Third Term And This Is How He Could Make It Happen (Tyranny)

    08/16/2016 9:32:52 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 68 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | August 15, 2016 | Jeremiah Johnson
    Yes, we are all well aware the Constitution limits the Presidency to two consecutive four-year terms of office. Then again, if you weigh the track record of the Obama administration, the Constitution is nothing more than a challenge that he bypasses and circumvents with every given opportunity. Small wonder that he may very well do the same thing with the upcoming presidential elections. Already a sham, the presidential elections are actually a vehicle he can use to grab that “Third Term” for himself. First we’re going to quote straight out of the Huffington Post, an article from August 9,...
  • Coalition Urges Congress to Sue Obama Before He Gives Away Control of Internet

    08/15/2016 9:43:39 PM PDT · by upchuck · 11 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | Aug 15, 2016 | Phillip Wegmann
    Arguing that internet freedom and the constitutional power of the purse are at risk, a coalition of more than two dozen civil society groups and activists are calling on Congress to lawyer up and sue the Obama administration. The Commerce Department has violated federal law, the coalition of groups argued in an Aug. 10 letter to lawmakers, by finalizing plans to relinquish U.S. control of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority.Though led by digital specific interest group TechFreedom, the coalition includes a number of different organizations like Heritage Action for America and Americans for Tax Reform. And they all argue that...
  • The Greatest Threat to Our Freedoms: A Government of Scoundrels, ...

    08/15/2016 7:35:08 PM PDT · by amorphous · 14 replies
    The Rutherford Institute ^ | 15 August 2016 | John W. Whitehead
    “There is nothing more dangerous than a government of the many controlled by the few.”—Lawrence Lessig, Harvard law professor The U.S. government remains the greatest threat to our freedoms. The systemic violence being perpetrated by agents of the government has done more collective harm to the American people and our liberties than any single act of terror. More than terrorism, more than domestic extremism, more than gun violence and organized crime, the U.S. government has become a greater menace to the life, liberty and property of its citizens than any of the so-called dangers from which the government claims to...
  • Surge in Guns Alarms Democrats [semi-satire]

    08/15/2016 9:46:06 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 14 August 2016 | John Semmens
    The number of Americans with concealed carry gun permits has surged by more than 200% since Obama became president. There are now more than 14 million authorized to carry concealed firearms. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn) called this trend "frightening in the extreme. We ought to be reducing the number of people carrying weapons, not increasing them. Reversing this trend has got to be a focal point for Democrats in this election cycle. Ideally, only police ought to be carrying firearms. Making sure the right person is elected president will be crucial to achieving this goal." The notion that an increase...
  • Lying Black Folks to Death

    08/14/2016 6:15:51 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 14, 2016 | Andrew Klavan
    Leftists — aided by our corrupt news media — are past masters of replacing truth with narrative. Ninety-seven percent of scientists believe in catastrophic man-made climate change. Women are paid 77 cents on the dollar. These statements are indefensible lies, but when you have a leftist press trained in leftist universities to repeat the assertions of leftist politicians, it's easy to make these "facts" part of what ordinary people think they know.Especially impressive is the way in which leftists manage to bake dishonesty into the language itself. Take the repellent phrase "objectifying women," which is used to support the equally...
  • WikiLeaks' Assange - TPP Not Only Trade, 83% Is Fascists Controlling Our Daily Lives

    08/13/2016 12:50:23 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 63 replies
    Published on Aug 13, 2016 WikiLeaks' Assange - TPP Not Only Trade, 83% Is Fascists Controlling Our Daily Lives - Once We're In, We're Stuck Forever WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange knows more about the contents of the TPP than most members of Congress and is doing much more to inform the American public than any of our so-called representatives with the lone exception of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL). He has no restrictions other than his politically-motivated confinement to the Ecuadorian Embassy in London on his freedom to disclose the truth to the world and he is sounding the alarm. Assange...
  • Globalization Is Dead, But The Idea Is Not

    08/12/2016 2:24:28 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 34 replies
    Automatic Earth, the ^ | 10 August 2016 | Raúl Ilargi Meijer
    Centralization/Globalization is the only ideology/religion that we have left, but it has one inbuilt weakness that dooms it as a system if not as an ideology. That is, it cannot exist without forever expanding, it needs perpetual growth or it must die. But if/when you want to, whether you’re an economist or a policy maker, develop policies for the future, you have to at least consider the possibility, and discuss it too, that there is no way back to ‘healthy’ growth. Or else we can just hire a parrot to take your place. And I’m thinking that no matter how...
  • DOJ Bills JW $50k to Search for Nonexistent Records about Anti-Terrorism Coalition Launched by AG

    08/11/2016 5:04:58 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 5 replies
    So much for the public’s (free) right to know about government decisions and actions—the Department of Justice (DOJ) has slapped Judicial Watch with a startling $50,000 bill to search for public records the agency claims don’t exist. That’s nearly the median annual income in the U.S., which is $53,000 according to census figures. Keep in mind that Judicial Watch is a nonprofit educational foundation dedicated to government transparency and accountability.
  • Sources: Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Secretly Censored Abusive Responses To President Obama

    08/11/2016 10:10:37 AM PDT · by C19fan · 10 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | August 11, 2016 | Charlie Warzel
    In 2015, then-Twitter CEO Dick Costolo secretly ordered employees to filter out abusive and hateful replies to President Barack Obama during a Q&A session, sources tell BuzzFeed News. According to these sources, the May 2015 #AskPOTUS town hall came out of Twitter senior leadership’s frustration with the fact that platforms like Reddit had become home to celebrity Q&As.
  • A primer on Seattle’s new first-come, first-served renters law (NO Discrimination!)

    08/11/2016 10:16:56 AM PDT · by PROCON · 80 replies
    seattletimes.com ^ | Aug. 11, 2016 | Daniel Beekman
    Seattle is apparently breaking new ground by requiring landlords in the city to rent their housing units to qualified applicants on a first-come, first-served basis. Officials say they’re unaware of any other U.S. city with a policy like the one the Seattle City Council approved Monday, along with other rental-housing changes. The goal is to ensure prospective renters are treated equally, according to Councilmember Lisa Herbold, who championed the policy. When landlords pick one renter among multiple qualified applicants, their own biases — conscious or unconscious — may come into play, she says. Some landlords don’t mind the policy, saying...
  • Dennis Prager: Pope Francis And The Decline Of The West

    08/10/2016 7:07:31 AM PDT · by detective · 20 replies
    IBD ^ | 9 Aug 2016 | Dennis Prager
    Pope Francis made comments last week that reveal the most important single thing you need to know about the modern world: The most dynamic religion of the last hundred years has been leftism. Not Christianity, and not Islam, but leftism. Leftism has taken over the world's leading educational institutions, the world's news media and the world's popular entertainment, and it has influenced Christianity (and Judaism) far more than Christianity (or Judaism) has influenced anything. On July 26, two Muslims slit the throat of a French Roman Catholic priest, the Rev. Jacques Hamel, 85, while he was saying Mass in his...
  • HOLY WAR: GOVERNMENT TRIES TO CONTROL CHURCH SERMONS

    08/09/2016 11:17:49 PM PDT · by amorphous · 82 replies
    WORLD NET DAILY ^ | 9 August 2016 | Bob Unruh
    An Iowa church just wants to be free to preach the gospel, but the state’s so-called nondiscrimination requirements could block the house of worship from doing just that. Lawyers for the church are asking a federal court to prevent Iowa from censoring what the religious group can say about homosexuality, same-sex “marriage,” transgenderism and other related topics. The case erupted when the state’s Civil Rights Commission first claimed the authority to control the content of sermons and then to define what’s religious. At issue is the state’s nondiscrimination requirements that specify any “public accommodation” can be ordered not to say...
  • EEOC Orders Employers to Crack Down on "Anti-Social" Political Views [semi-satire]

    08/08/2016 12:56:15 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 7 August 2016 | John Semmens
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ordered employers to crack down on employees daring to wear t-shirts or caps with the "Don't Tread on Me" slogan. The slogan traces back to the American Revolution. "What may have been appropriate as an expression of resistance against British subjugation in 1776 is completely inappropriate today," claims EEOC Chairwoman Jenny Yang. "Our government is a democratically elected government. It is not treading on anyone. From time to time our government may have to guide people toward correct thought and behavior. There is no individual right of resistance against this guidance. There is no...
  • New Thugs on the Block

    08/08/2016 8:30:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 8, 2016 | Katie Kieffer
    New Kids on the Block was an American boy band that rocked the charts in the late 80s and early 90s with songs like “Step by Step.” Today, local politicians are stepping—quickly and quietly—to power and affluence as you and I focus on the Trump-Clinton presidential race, and forget the politics on our own block. Most Americans mistakenly ignore local politics despite the fact that we as voters have far more influence on our own block than on Pennsylvania Avenue. Today, I’ll share several shocking stories of “New Thugs on the Block”—local politicians taking advantage of their constituents.Vodka, Boxers and...
  • AG: DOJ’s ‘Power of Persuasion’ Can Discourage Police Departments That Unfairly Target Minorities

    08/05/2016 9:30:39 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | August 5, 2016 | 1:56 PM EDT | Melanie Hunter
    U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Thursday that the DOJ has the ability to “reach into specific jurisdictions” that demonstrate a pattern of unfairly targeting minorities for minor traffic infractions and can use its “power of persuasion” to discourage other jurisdictions with a similar pattern from engaging in the same practices by pointing to the DOJ’s report on the investigation of the Ferguson Police Department. […] Lynch said that oftentimes small municipalities have “a system or structure of fines for various offenses ranging from your property issues and license tags that really do fall disproportionately on minority individuals.” …
  • Federal court finds IRS may still be targeting conservatives

    08/05/2016 4:04:31 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 22 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | Aug 5,2016 | Sarah Westwood
    A federal court ruled Friday that the Internal Revenue Service has not yet demonstrated that officials stopped targeting Tea Party groups in a decision that excoriated the tax agency for its "discriminatory" treatment of conservative organizations. "This is a blistering rebuke to the IRS and its defenders," Walter Olson, senior fellow at the Cato Institute Center for Constitutional Studies, said of the court's ruling. "It takes on squarely the defense the IRS had raised in this case which is, 'Whatever happened, we promise not to do it again.'" "The court goes through and systematically takes that apart in a way...
  • EEOC tells employers: Investigate employees who wear ‘Don’t Tread On Me’ caps

    08/05/2016 8:17:23 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 29 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/06/16 | Dan Calabrese
    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: It might be discrimination or something You know that government can’t restrict your speech. Officially. But they can in all kinds of practical ways, just as they can do lots of other things to you without ever really taking an official action against you. Take the famous “Don’t Tread On Me” cap. Congress will never pass a law that says you can’t wear that cap, just because politicians may not like what the cap stands for. Constitutionally, Congress cannot do so. But if you think that means the government can’t come down on you for wearing...
  • UN Backs Secret Obama Takeover of Police

    08/04/2016 9:38:34 AM PDT · by topher · 54 replies
    “The Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice has provided oversight and recommendations for improvement of police services in a number of cities with consent decrees. This is one of the most effective ways to reduce discrimination in law enforcement and it needs to be beefed up and increased to cover as many of the 18,000-plus local law enforcement jurisdictions.” That was United Nations Rapporteur Maina Kai on July 27, a representative of the U.N. Human Rights Council, who on the tail-end of touring the U.S., endorsed a little-known and yet highly controversial practice by the Justice Department to...
  • UN Backs Secret Obama Takeover of Police

    08/04/2016 5:50:25 AM PDT · by logi_cal869 · 74 replies
    http://www.lifezette.com/ ^ | 08/04/2016 | Robert Romano
    The Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice has provided oversight and recommendations for improvement of police services in a number of cities with consent decrees. This is one of the most effective ways to reduce discrimination in law enforcement and it needs to be beefed up and increased to cover as many of the 18,000-plus local law enforcement jurisdictions.” That was United Nations Rapporteur Maina Kai on July 27, a representative of the U.N. Human Rights Council, who on the tail-end of touring the U.S., endorsed a little-known and yet highly controversial practice by the Justice Department to...
  • Massachusetts gun shops redefine business after assault weapons ban

    07/31/2016 5:45:03 PM PDT · by PROCON · 74 replies
    guns.com ^ | July 31, 2016 | Jacki Billings
    Massachusetts gun stores are attempting to redefine their businesses in the weeks since the state’s attorney general effectively ended the sale of all AR-15s and AK-47s in the state. Per the measure, any vendors who continued selling the so-called “copycat” firearms violated the ban and could face fines, prison time and/or lose their Federal Firearms License. Greg Malany, owner of GFA ArmsTec, said the outright ban sent his shop into utter chaos as he had only a few hours to move his remaining inventory. “There was no warning,” Malany told The Milford Daily News. “It came completely out of...
  • Karl Denninger-Only Way Out is Stop Lawlessness Top to Bottom

    07/31/2016 1:14:55 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 16 replies
    GoogTube ^ | 31JUL2016 | Greg Hunter
    The latest is called “America is Doomed Without Restoring the Rule of Law-Karl Denninger.” Trader and entrepreneur Karl Denninger has a dire warning. He basically says if there is lawlessness at the top of society, there will be lawlessness at the bottom. Denninger, who is so distraught he has suspended writing on his popular website, explains, “It is illegal for any entity with market power or anybody else to price fix. It is illegal to price commodities of like, mind and quantity in the market place. That is a federal law, and violations of these laws are not civil affairs,...
  • Liberty Fading

    07/31/2016 7:56:41 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/31/16 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    We have withered. We have lost our will. We have allowed our complacency to place our liberty at risk. Therefore, our liberty is fading With time things wither away. We lose our youth, our friends, and our things. As with life, liberty has grown old, and is at risk of being forgotten and tossed aside. Thus, is the reality of the cycles of time. In history we can see that systems of liberty always begin with courage and virtue, only to wither away under the assault of tyrants and complacency. The Roman Republic became an empire, and the Saxons gave...
  • DOJ: Confederate-flag tattoo is 'evidence of racial animus'

    07/30/2016 7:00:03 PM PDT · by kevcol · 46 replies
    WND ^ | July 30, 2016 | Smoking Gun
    In a hate crimes complaint, the U.S. Department of Justice has identified a criminal defendant's tattoo of the Confederate flag as "indicative of white supremacy," according to court records.
  • Venezuela’s socialist government adopts forced labor law

    07/29/2016 6:28:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    Hot Air ^ | July 29, 2016 | John Sexton
    Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has a plan to “guarantee food supply, social justice, and democracy.” As with most of Maduro’s plans, it will accomplish none of those things. Vice News reports: “A new decree establishing that any employee in Venezuela can be effectively made to work in the country’s fields as a way to fight the current food crisis is unlawful and effectively amounts to forced labor,” Amnesty International said in a statement released on Thursday. President Nicolás Maduro signed a decree at the end of last week that gives powers to the labor ministry to order “all workers from...
  • The Lines are Drawn, the Die is Cast. The Dem Party is the Enemy of America. What is Our Response?

    07/29/2016 11:04:54 AM PDT · by Jim 0216 · 15 replies
    The DNC banner should be construed as: "Constitution? What Constitution? We don' gotta show you no stinkin' Constitution!" The problem is much bigger than the express hatred of a few amendments. That is only the beginning and the tip of the iceberg. The Democratic Party is now clearly a Socialist party. The ONLY value they forward is the value of more government. The Democratic Party is the party of government. Government is the only value of the Democratic Party. The Constitution on the other hand is an anti-government document because it severely LIMITS the scope and power of the central...
  • Lerner-led IRS investigation didn't deter West Suburban Chicago Patriots

    07/29/2016 7:06:24 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 5 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | 7/29/2016
    CHICAGO Friday, July 29, 2016 Lerner-led IRS investigation didn't deter West Suburban Patriots WASHINGTON - Thursday, the legal group Liberty Counsel released FBI investigation findings that the IRS - while being led by the former IRS Chairman Lois Lerner - began intensifying their efforts against conservative groups with a Tea Party or Patriot connection in 2011. That meant that when a question was planted from the audience at a 2013 conference, the IRS' strategy to discourage the Tea Party movement had been in place for two years. West Suburban Patriots was among several Illinois groups that began getting questions from...
  • U.K. court nixes government home-invasion plan

    07/28/2016 8:52:51 PM PDT · by kevcol · 8 replies
    WND ^ | July 28, 2016 | Bob Unruh
    The Supreme Court in the United Kingdom has struck down Scotland's plan to assign a government employee to every child to ensure – even if the family objects – each one meets the government's goal of being "safe, healthy, achieving, nurtured, active, respected, responsible and included." The argument against Scotland’s Children and Young People Act, the "Named Persons” plan, was that the government does not have the right to give to its employees private information.
  • Obsessed With Need To Control Others, Political Busybodies And Judges Trample On Liberty

    07/27/2016 11:40:20 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 17 replies
    Forbes ^ | July 27, 2017 | George Leef
    In the America I grew up in, the “liberals” were content to use government coercion to confiscate people’s money so they could spend it on their panoply of social engineering and vote-buying projects. They got to compel people to “join” Social Security, subsidize National Public Radio, pay for legions of needless bureaucrats in offices not authorized under the Constitution, bail out political cronies who cried “We’re too big to fail!” and so on. That kind of “liberalism” was bad enough, but the disease has of late developed new and far more vicious strains. Those involve attacks on Americans for not...
  • Victims Of Education Department's Unfair Sexual Assault Rules Counterattack With Lawsuits

    07/22/2016 3:53:01 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 1 replies
    Forbes ^ | July 22, 2016 | George Leef
    Administrative law in America is an open invitation to bureaucrats to see how much they can get away with by “interpreting” statutes to expand their power and impose their own will. The Department of Education provides many examples. One of the most appalling is the way officials in the Department’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) have treated the vague language in Title IX of the 1972 Education Act Amendments as if it gave them plenary authority to control anything on a college campus having to do with alleged sexual misbehavior. The wording says: “No person in the United States shall,...
  • EU slaps record cartel fine of $3.24 billion on truck firms

    07/20/2016 10:01:06 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul. 19, 2016 10:45 AM EDT | Raf Casert
    The European Union has slapped its biggest ever cartel fine, worth $3.24 billion and twice the previous record, on several of Europe’s top truck producers for colluding to keep prices artificially high at the expense of consumers. EU Antitrust Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said EU-based MAN, Volvo/Renault, Daimler, Iveco and DAF “colluded on the pricing and on passing on the costs for meeting environmental standards to customers.” Germany’s Daimler received the biggest fine of €1 billion ($1.1 billion), followed by €752 million ($832 million) for DAF of the Netherlands, €670 million ($741 million) for Volvo/Renault and €494 million ($546 million) for...
  • New Senate Bill “Ramrods U.S. Citizens and Hands Over Their Lands”

    07/20/2016 12:24:16 PM PDT · by HomerBohn · 12 replies
    Right Edition ^ | 7/20/2016 | Jeremiah Johnson
    As it would appear, the Red Hot Chili Peppers gained a new member in their band by the name of Senator Steve Daines (R), Montana. Daines cannot resist giving away what is not his to give away, the norm these days rather than the exception for elected officials. The other “norm” is to keep submitting legislation until they sneak, pass, force, or redact it into law. Daines is a kind of quiet, unassuming man who is conservative at first appearance and first words. He was opposed to the CKST (Consolidated Kootenai & Salish Tribes) Water Compact that has been ratified...
  • BREAKING: Massachusetts Attorney General Bans Sales of All New "Assault Weapons" As of Today

    07/20/2016 3:25:35 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 62 replies
    Truth About Guns ^ | July 20, 2016 | Robert Farago
    After the usual "assault rifles" are "weapon of war" used by "mass murderers" anti-AR agitprop, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey dropped this bombshell at The Boston Globe. The Massachusetts assault weapons ban mirrors the federal ban Congress allowed to expire in 2004. It prohibits the sale of specific weapons like the Colt AR-15 and AK-47 and explicitly bans "copies or duplicates" of those weapons. But gun manufacturers have taken it upon themselves to define what a "copy" or "duplicate" weapon is. They market "state compliant" copycat versions of their assault weapons to Massachusetts buyers. They sell guns without a flash...
  • On Why Diabolical Narcissists Like Hillary Clinton WANT To Get Caught

    07/20/2016 5:32:00 AM PDT · by No One Special · 15 replies
    Ann Barnhardt's Website ^ | July 19, 2016 | Ann Barnhardt
    Full Title: On Why Diabolical Narcissists Like Hillary Clinton WANT To Get Caught – And It Isn’t For the Reason You Think I was having a conversation with someone not long ago about a case of a priest who kept a female concubine/baby mama for many years, and how openly and shamelessly the priest and the woman carried on. The person I was visiting with then postulated that either the priest, the woman, or both of them WANTED to be caught, wanted to be exposed, wanted people to know the truth, even though they both were inveterate, dead-eyed, facile liars...
  • Turkey Closes Down 626 [Private] Schools, Erdogan in Emergency Meetings [ed]

    07/20/2016 1:26:22 PM PDT · by C19fan · 36 replies
    Voice of America ^ | Staff | Staff
    Turkish state media say authorities are acting to close down 626 private schools and other educational establishments, in the latest step of a crackdown after last week's attempted coup. The schools are linked to exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen, who set up a network of schools across Turkey to promote his teachings.