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  • US WITHDRAWS FROM UNESCO, CITING 'ANTI-ISRAEL BIAS'

    10/12/2017 10:16:22 AM PDT · by Wiz-Nerd · 43 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | OCTOBER 12, 2017 | MICHAEL WILNER
    WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced on Thursday that the US will withdraw from UNESCO, the UN's educational, scientific and cultural body. The Paris-based body is known for designating World Heritage sites like the ancient city of Palmyra in Syria and Grand Canyon National Park, but it has struggled for relevance as it becomes increasingly hobbled by regional rivalries and a lack of money.
  • Gov’t Spends $27 Billion Annually On Global Warming — How Much Will Trump Cut?

    12/03/2016 9:52:21 AM PST · by PROCON · 54 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | Dec. 2, 2016 | Andrew Follett
    President-elect Donald Trump said he’s looking to cut back federal global warming programs, which he claims are hurting U.S. competitiveness. He’s got a lot of work ahead of him: Federal agencies plan to spend $27 billion on global warming-related programs next year. The White House reported to House Republicans that 18 federal agencies combined spent about $22 billion on global warming activities in 2013, but defined global warming much more narrowly than the agencies themselves. Federal agencies want to spend $12 billion on global warming programs in 2017, according to Salon, but the left-wing news site only factored in six...
  • President Elect Donald J Trump Transisiton

    11/10/2016 5:53:25 AM PST · by Seattle Conservative · 63 replies
    President Elect Donald J. Trump ^ | 11-10-16 | Trump and Team
    This site has a lot of good information about the Trump transition to the White House and government, including agencies, an application form and process, should you want to apply, etc.
  • BLM Strikes Again, Sets Fire to Ranches in July Kills 80 head of Cattle

    12/08/2015 8:33:17 AM PST · by greyfoxx39 · 41 replies
    PushBack Now ^ | December 5, 2015 | Ammon Bundy
    This BLM fire reportedly killed more than 80 head of cattle. Put ranchers trying to save their cattle in extreme danger, injured other cattle, burnt homes and structures, burnt fences and power poles and threatened the town of Frenchglen.The disgust I am feeling against the US government is immense!
  • In Search of Godly Leadership

    09/26/2015 1:13:37 PM PDT · by American Faith Today · 6 replies
    American Faith Today ^ | September 26,2015 | American Faith Today
    So we continue to obviously be at this period of time in which many of us are pretty heavily focused on examining candidates who hope to be a nominee for and indeed the next President of the United States. There are a lot of people siding with a particular candidate for various reasons and there are a lot still undecided. I wanted to spend some time today talking about what makes a good Godly leader, as best I can as this is the most important aspect of a leader to me and no doubt for many other Christians as well....
  • Washington, D.C.: The Seat of the Immoral World Government

    11/13/2014 2:50:10 PM PST · by juliosevero · 5 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    Washington, D.C.: The Seat of the Immoral World Government By Julio Severo While I am writing about the U.S. government as the seat of the immoral world government, the U.S. Department of State and USAID are hosting the third Conference to Advance the Human Rights of and Promote Inclusive Development for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Persons on November 12-14, in Washington, D.C. Leading U.S. government officials are speaking at the event. The conference is bringing together government officials, private funders, business leaders, scholars and homosexual activists from more than 30 countries to increase coordination, cooperation and resources...
  • Double standard? Pro-Obama IRS Worker Suspended, Postal Employee Fired For Political Violation

    07/11/2014 10:19:57 AM PDT · by blam · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7-11-2014 | Stephanie McNeal
    Stephanie McNeal July 11, 2014lewispostal.jpg Marcus Lewis was fired from the Postal Service for running for Congress.MARCUS LEWIS/REUTERS Does the punishment fit the offense? A federal agency announced two disciplinary actions this week against federal workers for violating a law that limits political activity. But while one of them -- a now-former Postal Service worker who committed the apparent sin of running for Congress -- was fired, the other -- an IRS worker who used taxpayer resources to promote President Obama's 2012 candidacy -- faces only a suspension. Now the ex-Postal Service worker in question, Illinois resident and congressional candidate...
  • Senate Report: U.S. Blows $30 Bil on Wasteful Projects in 2013

    12/20/2013 11:34:09 AM PST · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    Judial Watch ^ | December 20, 2013
    Wasteful spending by the bloated U.S. government is at an all-time high and a new congressional report outlines the senseless projects—including a global warming cartoon series—that the Obama administration blew nearly $30 billion on in 2013. Published by a U.S. Senator who sits on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, the report ( “Wastebook 2013”) provides 100 shameful examples of how the government squanders our tax dollars. This includes an astounding $7 billion to destroy perfectly good military equipment and vehicles in the Middle East to avoid bringing it back, $379 million to promote Obamacare and $65 million in...
  • WARNING: All business owners should be aware of this, especially small businesses!

    10/04/2013 7:37:13 PM PDT · by foundedonpurpose · 27 replies
    ij.org ^ | 10/04/13 | Institute for Justice
    United States v. $35,651.11 (The cash in the account of Schott's Supermarket) Feds Seize Family Grocery Store’s Entire Bank Account Can the government use civil forfeiture to take your money when you have done nothing wrong—and then pocket the proceeds? The IRS thinks so. For over 30 years, Terry Dehko has successfully run a grocery store in Fraser, Mich., with his daughter Sandy. In January 2013, without warning, the federal government used civil forfeiture to seize all of the money from the Dehkos’ store bank account (more than $35,000) even though they’ve done absolutely nothing wrong. Their American Dream is...
  • The Terrifying Future of The United States (*video link)

    08/25/2013 6:02:01 PM PDT · by USS Johnston · 56 replies
    StormCloudsGathering ^ | June 5, 2013 | StormCloudsGathering
    It is long beyond the time to connect the dots. The so-called "War on Terror" has been concocted in order to create an obtrusive and unconstitutional Patriot Act, and alarmingly over-armed domestic Police State/Army, and DHS. All in the name of "security." The focus and target of such over-reach and abuse of federal powers are any and all citizens who highly regard "Liberty" and Freedom." Are you one of those people who treasure the US Constitutional and it's rights? If so, you have been classified as "Domestic Terrorists." You have three choices in the matter. You may pretend there's nothing...
  • U.S. NEWSCAST IDEA ASSAILED

    07/22/2013 9:00:06 AM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 24 replies
    The Spokesman-Review | January 15, 1946 | Associated Press (Press Release)
    NEW YORK, Jan. 14. (AP) - Announcement was made today that the board of directors of the Associated Press at a recent meeting held "that government can not engage in newscasting without creating the fear of propaganda which necessarily would reflect upon the objectivity of the news services from which such newscasts are prepared." The text: "The Associated Press stands committed to the principle of freedom of access to the news and to the free flow of news throughtout the world. It holds that news thus disseminated by nongovernmental news agencies is essential to the highest development of mankind and...
  • Abortion Rights Not Synonymous With Women's Health

    06/28/2013 4:42:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 28, 2013 | Jonah Goldberg
    When your grandmother gets some bad news, do you tell her: "Well, at least you have your abortion rights"? Why not? Maybe it's because whatever you think of abortion, the right to have one is not synonymous with a woman's health. But don't tell that to the liberal group Think Progress. On Twitter, it recently teased some shocking news: "Why 2013 is shaping up to be the worst year for woman's [sic] health in modern history." When I followed to the linked story, there was nothing about a spike in cervical or breast cancer rates. Nothing about occupational safety for...
  • This is Not a Scandal

    06/14/2013 3:45:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 14, 2013 | Scottie Hughes
    I’m beginning to realize that we are performing a major injustice when we call all of the events of the past year “scandals”. Scandals are what soap operas base their story lines off of. Scandals are actions of a President and his intern in the Oval Office. I will even admit that breaking into a private office to search for dirt on your opponent can be considered a scandal. However, what we are talking about with this administration is the infringement of American's constitutional rights, the use of the government to target our own citizens, and most importantly, the death...
  • Something Is Amiss (Thomas Sowell Mentioned)

    06/06/2013 4:17:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 6, 2013 | Jackie Gingrich Cushman
    "The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again: But already it was impossible to say which was which." So ended the novel "Animal Farm" by George Orwell, which satirized the Russian Revolution and the country's transition to communism. In the easy-to-read book, the animals initially overthrow the people running Manor Farm and rename it Animal Farm. They come up with seven commandments to codify their beliefs in equality and expectations for their standard of living: "Whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy." "Whatever goes upon four legs, or...
  • A Darkening Cloud of Scandals Engulfs Obama Administration

    06/05/2013 7:59:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 5, 2013 | Donald Lambro
    WASHINGTON - President Obama is being hit by new scandals almost weekly in a growing web of investigations and revelations that have further damaged his troubled administration. The U.S. Treasury's Inspector General released a new report Tuesday that the Internal Revenue Service spent $50 million on 220 conferences for IRS employees over a three year period beginning in 2010. Despite annual federal budget deficits of more than $1 trillion throughout Obama's first term, the IG found many of the IRS's expenditures to be downright wasteful. In one of its findings, the IRS focused on a conference in Anaheim, Calif. --...
  • (Vanity) The Problem with Checks and Balances, or Three Wolves and The Sheep

    05/19/2013 8:59:32 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 18 replies
    grey_whiskers ^ | 05-19-2013 | grey_whiskers
    One of the things which has so *maddened* conservatives during the oh-so-dolorous-and-slow Chinese water torture of the Obama administration, is the way that the Administration seems to be "above the law" or "unaccountable"; and at that, not only in a Nixonian sense, but in a Louis XIV sense ("L'état, c'est moi"). Look back at some of the initial scandals and/or muckraking topics from the first term, or from the campaign against Romney: "They acted stupidly" / beer summit The non-prosecution of the Black Panthers for voter intimidation The brouhaha over the "birth certificate" The non-closure of Club Gitmo The run-up...
  • Reich: Tea Party 'Conspiracy to Undermine the Government of the United States'

    03/03/2013 8:23:55 AM PST · by Nachum · 76 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/3/13 | Joel B. Pollak
    Democrats and the media have accuses Tea Party favorite Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) of "McCarthyism" merely for posing tough questions to and about Chuck Hagel during the latter's confirmation as Secretary of Defense. Yet a recent column by former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich reveals who the real McCarthyites are in U.S. politics today, as Reich likens the Tea Party to a conspiracy "to undermine the government of the United States." Reich, who has steadfastly supported President Barack Obama's big-government, tax-and-spend agenda, wrote that the Tea Party had "infiltrated" the government at every level, and had used the budget cuts...
  • At Harvard Law School in 1991, Obama approved of restricting speech to protect minorities

    10/08/2012 11:13:56 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 14 replies
    At the height of early-1990s conservative backlash over political correctness and “speech codes” on U.S. college campuses, Barack Obama participated in a panel event geared toward denying that restrictions on free expression were problematic, or happening at all. The 1991 Harvard Law School yearbook quoted the future President of the United States virtually shrugging his shoulders at the thought that non-liberal white students might take offense at restrictions on speech that minority students found objectionable. “I don’t see a lot of conservatives getting upset if minorities feel silenced,” Obama said, flipping the argument around.
  • Acts of War

    10/01/2012 11:34:05 AM PDT · by Brett L. Baker · 1 replies
    Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God. Thomas Jefferson Once again, our nation has been attacked by the followers of Islam, the so-called religion of peace. This time their claim is a movie which depicts their prophet and their religion, in what they consider to be an intolerable manner, has sparked their outrage and their response is attacks on sovereign U.S. soil. These are not isolated events which were enacted by a few fringe elements of their society. These were coordinated and orchestrated attacks sanctioned by their religious leaders and their governments. Of course, it doesn’t stop there, it never...
  • Backwards Thinking

    10/01/2012 6:57:10 AM PDT · by Brett L. Baker · 7 replies
    A general dissolution of principals and manners will more surely overthrow the liberties of America than the whole force of the common enemy. While the people are virtuous they cannot be subdued; but when once they lose their virtue then will be ready to surrender their liberties to the first external or internal invader. Samuel Adams The sanctioned backwards display of the U.S. flag is a perfect example of the backwards thinking of our federal and State governments, as well as our laughable policy-makers in general within the United States. The sad examples of what we call leaders, do much...