Saturday, July 7, 2012

King Barack's Edict, my Boyne City Gazette colmn;

“It’s not time for questions – not while I’m speaking!”
 “And the next time I prefer you let me finish my statements before you ask that question! This is the right thing to do for the American people,” the president said. “I didn’t ask for an argument, I’m answering your question.”  Thus sayeth King Barack upon his declaration that the laws passed by Congress on immigration shall not be followed by his Department of Homeland Security, and this was prior to the recent Supreme Court ruling.
   The King went on to say that when he decided not to uphold the law that he pledged during his Inauguration to uphold, he would allow young folks who had been brought here illegally by still illegal parents not to be deported if they finish a high school education here (using legal Americans’ taxpayer dollars) or if they serve in our military. 
   Some time ago, while speaking to a Hispanic group, Obama famously lamented that he is not a King, that he cannot do the bidding of his Hispanic illegal supporters unilaterally.  He now must think he IS our King, for he stated that this is his edict, and would only be a temporary, stop gap measure, because it is the right thing to do.  (Well, at least until his reelection bid is over).  I suggest that perhaps the right thing would have been to uphold the law and to actually meet with members of Congress as other Presidents have done in order to diplomatically persuade them to find a compromise.  There is probably a fair amount of support for those who serve in our military to be put on a path to citizenship.  However, the Democrats required far more than that in their bill, causing it to be too radical for passage.
   I have documented here more than 80 Executive Orders, edicts and regulations which this President has enacted without or in direct conflict with the laws passed by Congress and signed into law by Obama himself.  The unintended consequences include the fact that Congress is on a monthly basis allowing a dictatorial President to take from it its power of actually being one of the three branches of our government.
   In addition the 25% of unemployed American young people will now be competing for jobs with as many as 1.4 million illegal residents who will now be given work permits.  Since enforcement and proof of residence will be most difficult, enforcement will be next to impossible unless we have yet another government jobs program of employees to do the checking.  Unanswered here is what will happen to their happy, but illegal parents.
   I am sure that those in Mexico, Central America, and other countries far and near are more eager than ever to now break our laws, stay in hiding for the required five years, and then they can get their work permits. 
   I am aware that Presidents for decades have used Executive Orders.  However, in the past they mostly pertained to smaller issues upon which Congress has not ruled.  Here we have a bold, dictatorial President who will rule as he sees fit, for he knows what is good for us much more than we do.
   As an update, as we all know, the Supreme Court last week declared that Arizona’s immigration law’s provision for asking for proof of citizenship when a suspect is stopped for any violation of the law is indeed constitutional.  Immediately King Barack and the Department of Homeland Security declared that they will not be impelled to actually uphold the laws of our land.  Janet Napolitano declared a suspension of “a key program that allowed state and local law enforcement to enforce federal immigration law", just in Arizona of course.  Police will be told by ICE to let the illegals go unless they have committed a felony.
   The rule of law is now a legitimate campaign issue for Americans.  Do laws passed by our government have any meaning at all, or will the President, whomever he is, have the sole power to dictate what our laws shall be?  Does the Oath of Office have any meaning?  Will our Constitutional Separation of Powers exist?  

Friday, July 6, 2012

13,000 pages of ObamaTax regulations; Obamacare IS a tax; Airport drinks being tested; Countrywide was good to politicians; Make Israel and the West disappear from the face of the universe; Trump predicts war with Iran for Obama reelection; Obama SSN problem; Bee keepers hives stolen by IL Dept. of Agriculture; Ft. Hood massacre investigation being held til after election?; Muslim congressman calls for Madrassa-like public schools; Eric Holder drops terrorism charges with no explanation; Obama participates in anti-Israel conference; Transportation Secretary lauds small size of Chinese government

Officials have already drafted 13,000 pages of new regulations for the new ObamaTax law.
FOX News reported:
With the Supreme Court giving President Obama’s new health care law a green light, federal and state officials are turning to implementation of the law — a lengthy and massive undertaking still in its early stages, but already costing money and expanding the government.
In an interview with CBS News, aired on Wednesday, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney reversed himself and got in line with the GOP’s new talking point: That the individual mandate of the 2010 landmark health-care law is “a tax.”

Passengers say their problem is not with the rules at the airport. They understand why drinks are not allowed through security, but when they buy one while they wait for their flight, they say the TSA should not ask to test it.

Passengers say traveling is a big enough stress, but now some are worried the drinks they are getting are not safe.
The TSA would not say what they are testing for or why they are doing it, but travelers say they have a right to know.
We asked the TSA about the drink testings and they said, "TSA employees have many layers of security throughout airports. Passengers may be randomly selected for additional screening measures at the checkpoint or in the gate at any time."
The former Countrywide Financial Corp., whose subprime loans helped start the nation's foreclosure crisis, made hundreds of discount loans to buy influence with members of Congress, congressional staff, top government officials and executives of troubled mortgage giant Fannie Mae, according to a House report.
The report, obtained by The Associated Press, said the discounts - from January 1996 to June 2008 - were not only aimed at gaining influence for the company but to help Fannie Mae. Countrywide's business depended largely on Fannie, which at the time was trying to fend off more government regulation but eventually had to come under government control.
The time has come for the disappearance of Israel and the West from the face of the universe, a senior Iranian official was quoted as saying on Thursday, saying that they were the "prime sources of tyranny and gloom."
The comment, by speaker of the Iranian parliament Ali Larijani, came after earlier Thursday the head of Iran's nuclear agency said that newly approved EU sanctions against the country's oil industry would not halt the progress of Iran's nuclear program
Donald Trump is again predicting President Obama will start a war with Iran solely to help his chances of getting re-elected this November.
The billionaire developer made his forecast both on the Internet and television Tuesday, initially tweeting: “Just as I predicted, Barack Obama is preparing a possible attack on Iran right before November.”
He then spoke via phone to Greta Van Susteren of Fox News, confirming: “Yes, I believe that we will end up in a war with Iran because I think Obama views that as politically good for him. … I have said for a year and a half that in the end, somewhere before the election we will end up in a form of war with Iran, and I think he’s doing it for political reasons.

Obama's Social Security Number challenged [again]

If Barack Obama has an immediate eligibility problem, it is more likely to derive from the Social Security Number he has been using for the last 25 years than from his birth certificate.
Ohio private investigator Susan Daniels has seen to that. On Monday, July 2, she filed suit in Geauga County (Ohio) Common Pleas Court demanding that Jon Husted, Ohio secretary of state, remove Obama’s name from the ballot until Obama can prove the validity of his Social Security Number. Daniels, who has vetted thousands of Social Security Numbers for numerous other clients, has done her homework. In her filing, she thoroughly documents her contention “that Barack Obama has repeatedly, consistently, and with intent misrepresented himself by using a fraudulently obtained Social Security Number.”
To acquire appropriate standing in court, Daniels has gone to the trouble of establishing herself as a valid write-in candidate for president. Before she is through, this 70-something mother of seven, who has been a licensed Ohio PI since 1995, may cause Obama more trouble than the Romney campaign.
An Illinois beekeeper whose bee hives were stolen and allegedly destroyed by the Illinois Department of Agriculture has stirred up a hornet's nest with his questions on why the state did this, and most importantly, what they did with his bees.
The state claims the bees were destroyed because they were infected with a disease called foulbrood.
But when the 58-year apiary keeper had his hearing—three weeks after the removal of his bees without his knowledge—the state's "evidence" had disappeared, leaving more questions than answers about the raid on the beekeeper's hives.
Some people, including the beekeeper, Terrence Ingram, suspect the raid has more to do with Ingram's 15 years of research on Monsanto's Roundup and his documented evidence that Roundup kills bees, than it does about any concerns about his hives.
Interestingly, the state's theft targeted the queen bee and hive he'd been using to conduct the research.
The final independent report on the 2009 Fort Hood massacre will include 18 formal recommendations for change at the FBI, Fox News has learned
“The independent review of this terrorist attack -- which occurred in the first year of the Obama Administration -- may not be released until near the end of his term.  There is no excuse for such an important review to span nearly a full presidential term of office.”
Wolf said both the Clinton and Bush administration ignored warnings before 9/11.
“I fear that now, as was then, the government is not doing enough to learn from past threats and attacks to prevent and prepare for future threats. People died in the attack on Fort Hood. We have to learn from this tragedy.”  [As our Supreme Leader once said, "The only people who don't want to disclose the truth are people with something to hide."] Read more:
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN), the Muslim congressman who once said that the Tea Party would “love” to see black Americans “hanging on a tree,” made another controversial statement during a May 26 speech. This time he gave what is at the heart of the Islamic mind and that is the indoctrination of Islam into the West. Speaking about the American education system, Carson told the audience that American schools should be modeled after Madrassas and touted the benefits of schools that use the Koran as their “foundation.”
A Madrassa as: “a Muslim school, college, or university that is often part of a mosque.”
The congressman said,
America will never tap into educational innovation and ingenuity without looking at the model that we have in our madrassas, in our schools, where innovation is encouraged and where the foundation is the koran.
The secretive Attorney General Eric Holder's Department of Justice refuses to explain why prosecutors suspiciously dropped terrorism charges against a member of a Middle Eastern family indicted in south Florida last year for allegedly providing material support to the Pakistani Taliban, according to a Washington, D.C., watchdog group's report this week.-
President Obama and two of his senior advisers recently participated in a conference that was organized by an Arab-American group whose members and affiliates routinely condemn Israel, refer to its leaders as terrorists, and equate Zionism with racism.
Obama recently filmed remarks for the Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee’s (ADC) 2012 conference, which took place last week in Washington, D.C. The ADC bills itself as a civil rights organization that is focused on protecting Arab Americans from discrimination, yet it has often come under scrutiny for promoting views that are highly critical of Israel.
Obama Administration Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood has come out in favor of the Chicoms over Americans claiming that in China “only three people make the decision. In our country, 3,000 people do.”
Hannah Sternberg of Regnery gives a great example of that Chinese 3 man success. Likewise, the famed high spec rail system in China has come under investigation for corruption, is not making money, and has repeated broken down. The same three people who make decisions decided to make the man in charge of the rail system disappear.
Also, unlike the United States, the 3 men in China are able to have children forcibly aborted if their mothers exceed more than one child.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

100 Muslims in U.S. military being investigated; Governor Snyder vetoed election verification bill; Health & Human Services have blown through $1 billion in implemention of Obamatax money already; Letting someone drown; Saving a human life;

The FBI is investigating more than 100 Muslim soldiers and military contractors with the potential to carry out Fort Hood-style attacks. The administration has kept a lid on the growing threat.
It's covering up the truth about an alarmingly widespread Islamist penetration of the military. The dangerous fifth column was discovered more than two years after Army Maj. Nidal Hasan opened fire on fellow soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas, killing 13 and wounding 29.
The administration whitewashed the jihadist massacre as a run-of-the-mill case of "workplace violence." Now it's trying to postpone Hasan's trial until after the election to keep Islamic terrorism out of the headlines.
Details about the 100-plus investigations of other jihadist soldiers are only now coming out after being suppressed for several months. The FBI and Defense Department first revealed the numbers in a closed House-Senate committee hearing in December.
Of the 100-plus probes, at least a dozen have advanced to full-blown investigations, which means agents have enough evidence to believe that a dozen Muslim soldiers are plotting major attacks against the military. The rest are preliminary investigations of suspect Muslim traitors in the ranks who have radicalized to the point of posing a serious threat.
It's not clear if the dozen full investigations include the case of a Muslim soldier named Naser Abdo, who was convicted last month of plotting another attack at Fort Hood. Police found components for a bomb in his hotel room not far from the base.
Gov. Rick Snyder vetoed election reform bills that sparked angry protests and cries of voter suppression during committee hearings.
Snyder, in one day doubling the number of bills vetoed during his tenure, nixed bills that aimed to prevent voting fraud by requiring a voter to reaffirm U.S. citizenship before receiving a ballot and requiring photo ID when picking up an absentee ballot from a city office.
He also rejected a bill that would have required training for people, companies and organizations participating in voter registration drives.
But Secretary of State Ruth Johnson said 99.5 percent of the state’s voters have some form of photo identification. As Oakland County clerk, she gave free identification to anyone on assistance programs because the state required it.
Johnson said the bills also have a safety net. If a person doesn’t have photo identification, he or she would still have been able to register, but the registration would be handled as if the person registered by mail, which requires the voter to come in to the polls on Election Day to cast their ballot – not voting absentee in their first election.
The Health and Human Services Department "was given a billion dollars implementation money," Republican Rep. Denny Rehberg of Montana said. "That money is gone already on additional bureaucrats and IT programs, computerization for the implementation."
"Oh boy," Stan Dorn of the Urban Institute said. "HHS has a huge amount of work to do and the states do, too. There will be new health insurance marketplaces in every state in the country, places you can go online, compare health plans."
The IRS, Health and Human Services and many other agencies will now write thousands of pages of regulations -- an effort well under way:
"There's already 13,000 pages of regulations, and they're not even done yet," Rehberg said.
"It's a delegation of extensive authority from Congress to the Department of Health and Human Services and a lot of boards and commissions and bureaus throughout the bureaucracy," Matt Spalding of the Heritage Foundation said. "We counted about 180 or so."

[What in our world is going on???]  Cops, firefighters stand by and watch as California man drowns

Not just cops and firefighters, either. Spectators watched too, including his elderly stepmother, who was too frail to dive into the water herself.
It took an hour.
Weaver noted that a 2009 policy – revoked this week – prohibited firefighters from participating in water rescues. The policy was implemented after budget cuts ended water-rescue training. OK, I counter, but surely some first responders had been trained before 2009. Weaver’s answer: Yes, but they lacked the right equipment.
Weaver assured me that the firefighters who were on the scene feel horrible about what happened. “Every one of our members who was on that scene wishes that the policy would have allowed them to do something at some point,” he explained.
Any firefighter who broke with policy could have landed in a world of bureaucratic payback. That’s the problem. No government worker in America gets fired for following the rules.
As Russo put it, “We need an approach toward public service that is less rule-bound and more willing to take risk.”  [I presume these people will forever have nightmares over their shocking refusal to save a human life - much better than possibly losing a job - right?]
A lifeguard who ran to rescue a drowning man has been fired - after he went outside his assigned zone to save him.
Two other lifeguards have quit in protest over the treatment of Tomas Lopez, 21, who argued he was just doing the job he was trained to do.
Lopez was sitting at his post on Hallandale Beach, Florida on Monday afternoon when a beach-goer rushed over asking for his help.  [New Media will be all over this travesty.  The culture in America is changing, and we can count on that New Media to inform us when the mainstream media will not.]
Following is an anonymous letter to Barack Obama, from the internet:
Barack Obama,
During his Cairo speech, said:  
"I know, too, that Islam has always been a part
Of  America 's story."  [Say what?!!]


Dear Mr. Obama:
Were those
Muslims that were in America when the Pilgrims
First landed?  Funny, I thought they were
Native American Indians.

Were those
Muslims that celebrated the first Thanksgiving
Day?  Sorry again, those were Pilgrims and
Native American Indians.

Can you
Show me one Muslim signature on the United
States Constitution?
Of Independence ?
Bill of
Think so.

Muslims fight for this country's freedom from
England ?  No.
Muslims fight during the Civil War to free the
Slaves in America ?  No, they did
Not.  In fact, Muslims to this day are
Still the largest traffickers in human
Slavery..  Your own half brother, a devout
Muslim, still advocates slavery himself, even
Though Muslims of Arabic descent refer to black
Muslims as "pug nosed slaves."  Says a lot
Of what the Muslim world really thinks of your
family's "rich Islamic heritage," doesn't it Mr.
Where were
Muslims during the Civil Rights era of this
Country?  Not present.

There are
No pictures or media accounts of Muslims walking
Side by side with Marti n Luther King, Jr. Or
Helping to advance the cause of Civil
Where were
Muslims during this country's Woman's Suffrage
Era?  Again, not present.  In fact,
Devout Muslims demand that women are subservient
To men in the Islamic culture.  So much so,
That often they are beaten for not wearing the
'hajib' or for talking to a man who is not a
Direct family member or their husband. 
Yep, the Muslims are all for women's rights,
Aren't they?

Where were
Muslims during World War II?  They were
Aligned with Adolf Hitler.  The Muslim
Grand mufti himself met with Adolf Hitler,
Reviewed the troops and accepted support from
The Nazi's in killing Jews.

Mr. Obama, where were Muslims on Sept. 11th,
2001?  If they weren't flying planes into
The World Trade Center, the Pentagon or a field
In Pennsylvania killing nearly 3,000 people on
Our own soil, they were rejoicing in the Middle
East.  No one can dispute the pictures
Shown from all parts of the Muslim world
Celebrating on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and other
Cable news networks that day.  Strangely,
The very "moderate" Muslims who's asses you bent
Over backwards to kiss in Cairo, Egypt on June
4th were stone cold silent post 9-11.  To
Many Americans, their silence has meant approval
For the acts of that day.

And THAT, Mr.
Obama, is the "rich heritage" Muslims have here
In America ..

Oh, I'm sorry, I
Forgot to mention the Barbary Pirates. 
They were Muslim.
And now we can
Add November 5, 2009 - the slaughter of American
Soldiers at Fort Hood by a Muslim major who is a
Doctor and a psychiatrist who was supposed to be
Counseling soldiers returning from battle in
Iraq and Afghanistan ..

That, Mr. Obama
Is the "Muslim heritage" in America


Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Congressman Allen West warns of "stealth jihad" in US; City lowers unfunded pension liability; Why some think Obama is a Muslim; UPS's laudable program; The cost of bailing out GM; Blacks feel betrayed by Obama; Clinton apologizes for NATO airstrike; What caused record temps last time?; Obama and the Commies; Reinforcements go to Persian Gulf

Take the time to watch this beautiful and powerful video on this July 4th.  You will be glad you did.  May God bless America!
Current Congressman and former Army Lt. Col Allen West appeared on Fox and Friends this morning to discuss what he described as “stealth jihad” within United States institutions. Rattling off examples and historical data, West accused organizations such as the Muslim Brotherhood of trying to subvert practically every American institution under the sun, from the military to churches to the United States government. Moreover, West argued, the reality that it was a predominately Muslim threat was being ignored on both sides of the aisle because of political correctness. Or, as West put it, a “Tolerance that will lead to our cultural suicide.”
"The City of Charlevoix substantially lowered its unfunded pension liabiltiy by adopting a more financially sustainable defined benefit/defined contribution pension plan for all union and non-union employees."  From the Citizens Guide to the city of Charlevoix.
Why do people believe that Barack Obama is a Muslim?  Here's why: after the Muslim Brotherhood won the Egyptian presidency, the military moved to curb the president's powers in order to stave off sharia rule in Egypt.  But then Obama warned the military that they better hand over power quickly, or Egypt would lose billions in U.S. aid.
It wasn't enough that Obama invited the Muslim Brotherhood to his submission speech in Cairo in June 2009, despite the fact that the group was banned at that time for obvious reasons: they wanted to install a sharia government, and the draconian, barbaric code of sharia, in Egypt.  It wasn't enough that after he invited the Brotherhood to his speech; he had officials in his administration meeting with this Islamic supremacist group.  It wasn't enough that he abandoned the true freedom movement, when the women of Iran and Persians and Zoroastrians rose up after 30 years of oppressive sharia rule.  Obama spit on them and left them to die.  They met bullets with bare flesh and broken bricks.

Does he threaten to withhold aid from the Muslims in Gaza who daily talk about their desire to destroy Israel and annihilate the Jews, and who glory in the murders of young families with their children, and lob rockets into civilian areas so that the people there have to live in terror going to work and to school?  Of course not -- he increases the aid to the annihilationists who thirst for genocide in their mad Islamic Jew-hatred.
And the media wonders why so many people think Obama is a Muslim?  Obama has banned the word "jihad" and any discussion of Islam from State, Defense, and Justice Department vernacular and counter-terrorism materials.  He is denying that jihad is the enemy, while his Justice Department acts as the de facto legal arm for Muslim Brotherhood groups in America.  And the Obama administration has held hundreds of meetings with U.S. Hamas front groups.
Obama is withholding evidence in the Fort Hood jihad that has held up the court case of the single worst act of war on a military base in U.S. history.
Read more:
The UPS Store franchise network, which has helped hundreds of veterans to own their own businesses, is offering to waive its $30,000 franchise fee to help up to 10 U.S. military veterans become entrepreneurs.
This commitment is part of Operation Enduring Opportunity, a national initiative to recruit and/or hire as many as 75,000 military veterans and their family members by the end of 2014.
The UPS Store participated in the first round of Operation Enduring Opportunity last November by waiving the franchise fee of $29,950 for 10 veterans to open new locations, and recently decided to extend the offer to an additional 10 veterans this year. More information is at and
To quote Lando Calrissian, this deal's getting worse all the time.

General Motors(GM) shares fell to a fresh 2012 closing low of 19.57 on Monday. The stock hit 19 in mid-December, the lowest since the auto giant came public at $33 in November 2010 following its June 2009 bankruptcy.

Normally you might say, tough luck investors. But this is Government Motors. The Treasury still owns 26.5% of GM, or 500 million shares. Taxpayers are still out $26.4 billion in direct aid. Shares would have to hit $53 for the government to break even.
Those shares were worth about $9.8 billion as of Monday. That would leave taxpayers with a loss of $16.6 billion.
The CAAP is headed by Rev. William Owens, who says the majority of African Americans are on the opposite end of the agenda and "feel betrayed by the president" (see earlier story). [A group of leading black clergy and civil rights leaders are asking President Barack Obama to reconsider his support for same-gender "marriage."]
"We have written him and asked him to reverse his position, and we're going to stay on it until we get some kind of answer," he asserts. "We're asking the African-American community to withhold their support until further notice."
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton apologized Tuesday for the NATO airstrike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers last year -- and announced that Pakistan has in turn agreed to re-open supply lines into Afghanistan that have been closed since the incident.
The deadly airstrike last November crippled already-damaged relations between the United States and Pakistan. Islamabad retaliated by shutting down vital supply lines into Afghanistan, and the two sides had been struggling ever since to reach a deal -- with a U.S. apology said to be a key demand of the Pakistanis.
The Obama administration resisted until now. Clinton, for the first time, delivered that apology Tuesday morning during a phone call with Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar.
More than 2,000 temperature records have been matched or broken in the past week as a brutal heat wave baked much of the United States, and June saw more than 3,200 records topped, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Monday.  [So what caused the temps to be so high last time?]

Obama Busted: Obama Admits He Shares Values With Communist Congressman

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ The United States has quietly moved significant military reinforcements into the Persian Gulf to deter the Iranian military from any possible attempt to shut the Strait of Hormuz and to increase the number of fighter jets capable of striking deep into Iran if the standoff over its nuclear program escalates.  

The deployments are part of a long-planned effort to bolster the American military presence in the gulf region, in part to reassure Israel that in dealing with Iran, as one senior administration official put it last week, “When the president says there are other options on the table beyond negotiations, he means it.”
But at a moment that the United States and its allies are beginning to enforce a much broader embargo on Iran’s oil exports, meant to force the country to take seriously the negotiations over sharply limiting its nuclear program, the buildup carries significant risks, including that Iran’s powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps could decide to lash out against the increased presence.



Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Romney leads; Indiana bills feds for illegals; Issa reveals wiretap applications; Docs can ask if you own a gun; Rural farmers blamed for global warming; DHS preparing for/facilitating chaos; Pelosi and the Obamatax; Washington Post lied about Romney; Republican freshman doing well; Romney to Israel again; Britains Atlantis found; Kerry is likely Secretary of State;

CNN poll of battleground states:
Romney 51, Obama 43
Indiana is sick and tired of illegal aliens, and sicker still of the Federal failure to do something about them.
Last year they passed their own version of Arizona’s immigration law – which included mandatory E-Verify for all businesses, with penalties, verification of immigration status when passing out state welfare benefits, and a ban on the acceptance of Mexico’s fraud-friendly “Matricula Consular” card. Part of the law was blocked by a Federal judge, but the bulk remains in effect.
Part of that law also requires the state to calculate the annual cost of illegal aliens to the state – and bill Washington, D.C. for it. This year’s cost? $130.9 million.
Budget Director Adam Horst sent Congress a bill for the amount Friday. Congress is not expected to act on the request, however. It’s not like Indiana is asking to fund a bridge to nowhere or a Chinese wind turbine company.
In the midst of a fiery floor debate over contempt proceedings for Attorney General Eric Holder, House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) quietly dropped a bombshell letter into the Congressional Record.
The May 24 letter to Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), ranking member on the panel, quotes from and describes in detail a secret wiretap application that has become a point of debate in the GOP’s “Fast and Furious” gun-walking probe.
The wiretap applications are under court seal, and releasing such information to the public would ordinarily be illegal. But Issa appears to be protected by the Speech or Debate Clause in the Constitution, which offers immunity for Congressional speech, especially on a chamber’s floor.
According to the letter, the wiretap applications contained a startling amount of detail about the operation, which would have tipped off anyone who read them closely about what tactics were being used.
Holder and Cummings have both maintained that the wiretap applications did not contain such details and that the applications were reviewed narrowly for probable cause, not for whether any investigatory tactics contained followed Justice Department policy.
Florida doctors are now free to ask if you own a gun, after a federal judge blocked a new state law which prevented doctors from asking their patients that question. Both sides see the fight as a battle of the first and second amendments.--
-The Governor’s office promises an appeal. Second amendment advocates have always feared if you are asked if you own a gun, it’ll end up in a medical record, and that information could be used later to confiscate the gun. [I presume we have the right to say it is none of their business.]
Humans cutting down forest land to farm is nothing new. However, charging rural farmers for causing global warming is. A controversial formula is quantifying the damage villagers have to pay for their small scale farming. Now, the villagers are taking a stand against what they know is wrong.
PHETCHABUN – Early one Thursday morning, a gun was pointed at Ms. Kwanla Saikhumtung, a 34-year-old mother, because she was farming.
Canada Free Press contributor Doug Hagmann has reported that a longtime friend and Department of Homeland Security official revealed to him “…the uppermost echelon of the DHS is actively preparing for massive social unrest inside the United States,” and not only “…expecting and preparing for it, they are actually facilitating it.”
According to Hagmann’s DHS source, the Obama Regime—which initiates Department agenda and dominates its thinking—will proceed by implementing “economic chaos, chaos through racial division and chaos through class division, all joined by Barack Hussein Obama and his stable of unelected czars.”
For three years, the Administration has worked to destroy the private sector and destabilize the value of the dollar. It has injected race and class into every argument, setting the stage for “summer riots” organized by Regime operatives. And when economic calamity and civil unrest are at their zenith, “…a false flag event against Obama or his family, something that will outrage ‘black America’ ” will be crafted, its purpose, to “…evoke the ugliest of reactions and create racial chaos in this country that will make the Watts riots, 1968 and the Rodney King riots pale in comparison.”
At this juncture, the federal government will be “forced” to take a hand for the well-being of the nation and the American public, of course. Martial law will be declared by an appropriately “reluctant” Barack Obama, who will offer a television persona clearly dis-inclined to the exercise of such staggering authority.
Democrats have a record of flubs on NBC’s “Meet the Press” (see Joe Bidenmaybe). And Nancy Pelosi almost made one this past Sunday while trying to wordsmith her way around the Supreme Court upholding Obamacare as a “tax” while the Democrats work hard to say it is not and are thus keeping to their promise of no new taxes.
That’s a hard task, as Pelosi found out. After host David Gregory pressed her on the issue, Pelosi started talking in circles and caught herself in an almost-awkward position. Politico reports:
“It’s a penalty that comes under the Tax Code,” Pelosi said on NBC’s “Meet The Press” as host David Gregory pressed her to say whether she agreed with the Supreme Court, which deemed the law constitutional because the fee used to enforce the individual mandate amounts to a tax, or with President Barack Obama, who has maintained the fee is not a tax.
“It’s a ta—; it’s a penalty for free riders,” Pelosi said, nearly uttering the dreaded T-word before cutting herself off.

After being caught for the third time in as many months coordinating with the Obama campaign to attack Mitt Romney, the Washington Post finally -- in the most cowardly and slippery manner imaginable -- came clean today regarding the provably false charge that the presumptive GOP nominee outsourced American jobs during his tenure at Bain Capital:

Now that it's been proven Romney is only responsible for creating American jobs and not outsourcing them, Kessler wants us to believe the Post's front-page hit-piece never (who us?) claimed Romney was responsible for outsourcing.
Are you going to believe Kessler, or your lying eyes? The Post's own headline:
The overwhelming majority of the 87 Republican lawmakers who swept into Congress in 2010 and took control of the U.S. House are likely to be re-elected this year, according to strategists and an analysis of redistricting changes. 
The New York Times reports that Mitt Romney will visit Israel to meet with Prime Minister Netanyahu this summer, marking his fourth trip to the country:

Mr. Romney, who has pledged to “do the opposite” of the Obama administration on matters pertaining to Israel, is also expected to meet with Salam Fayyad, the prime minister of the Palestinian Authority; President Shimon Peres of Israel; the American ambassador, Daniel B. Shapiro; and leaders of the opposition Labor Party in Jerusalem. He plans to have at least one public event in a trip that will likely last less than two days.

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"Western naiveté about the Middle East is hardly confined to Egypt," Klein Halevy writes.
Last year, I was part of a group of Israelis who met in Jerusalem with Massachusetts Senator John Kerry. Mr. Kerry had just come from Damascus with excellent news: Bashar al-Assad was ready for peace with Israel. When one of the participants mentioned that demonstrations had begun to challenge Mr. Assad’s legitimacy, Mr. Kerry’s response was: All the more reason to negotiate while he’s still in power. In other words: Israel had the golden opportunity to give up the strategic Golan Heights to a dictator who might be deposed by a popular revolution, which might or might not recognize whatever peace agreement he signed.
So John Kerry, the Democratic presidential nominee in the 2004 election, left Damascus believing that Syrian strongman "Bashar al-Assad was ready for peace with Israel." A year later, Assad would still be killing his own people--and have come no closer to a lasting peace with Israel.
All Israel had to do, according to Kerry, was give up land to a murderous dictator to achieve peace.