Sunday, March 29, 2015

Celebrate Five Years of Obamacare

Obamacare was signed into federal law on March 23rd, 2010.  The edict was written in such a way so that most of its horrible provisions didn’t take effect right away, but rather gradually kicked in over time. This was done to allow the unknowing masses to get used to having Obamacare around and to prevent them from feeling the pain right away. Did someone say 2012 and 2014 elections?

Well, after five years, the time for the pain has come.  So rejoice and celebrate higher deductibles, higher co-pays, higher premiums and and more taxes.  And after you sober up, have another round and celebrate fewer doctors, fewer insurance plans to choose from, fewer working hours and in general, less access to care.  But not to worry, just sit down and fine tune your NCAA basketball bracket sheets and everything will be fine.  Click here to Show your pride!

New O’Keefe Video: Cornell Dean Advises on Starting ISIS Club

Joseph Scaffido, Assistant Dean at Cornell University, is captured on hidden camera advising a Project Veritas investigative journalist on how to start and fund a pro-ISIS club on campus, how to obtain funding to send care packages to ISIS and Hamas, and astonishingly, how to bring a member of ISIS to Cornell to run a “training camp.”

#Bergdahl Live Twitter Hashtag Rally – TONIGHT

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http://patriotjournalist.com/Bergdahl.php?v=6&src=Promo

Hat tip: Jim Sharp

Matt Lee Doesn’t Suffer the State (of Confusion) Department

This compilation of Jen Psaki’s remarks to AP Warrior Matt Lee is only fitting as the State Department’s Stonewaller-in-Chief transitions to her new position at the White House.  This woman has had more dodges than Pichard Petty.

Megyn Kelly: Did Bergdahl Really Serve with ‘Honor?’

In the aftermath of the U.S. Army charging Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion, Megyn Kelly faced off with State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki Wednesday night. The Fox News host wanted to know if the Obama Administration still thinks Bergdahl served with “honor and distinction” as National Security Adviser Susan Rice said after his freedom was traded for the release of five Taliban detainees last spring.

Source: Fox News and Mediaite  Hat/Tip: Usa News Page

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Gen. Barry McCaffrey: WH Comments on Bergdahl Are ‘Incomprehensible’ – They Knew What Happened.  hat/tip: Washington Free Beacon

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Great College Education

March 26, 2015 by  
Filed under Educational, Hot Topics

Let’s face it, all you had to do was read the title and you knew this was going to be a another ridiculous example of our Higher Academia. While campuses are debating whether the American flag should be flown or ROTC should even have a presence, they are doing a great job protecting those poor young men and women who get offended or mentally damaged by encountering anything they view as offensive.

 

So if you have a few moments to read the following two articles, please do. Like me I am sure you will be disgusted, but once again, it is the American public that allows this to go on.

As a disclaimer, this picture could be a woman or a man-

 From the NY Times-

Safe spaces are an expression of the conviction, increasingly prevalent among college students, that their schools should keep them from being “bombarded” by discomfiting or distressing viewpoints. Think of the safe space as the live-action version of the better-known trigger warning, a notice put on top of a syllabus or an assigned reading to alert students to the presence of potentially disturbing material.

Click for full article-(you may have to open twice as the first time it may ask you to subscribe)  http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/22/opinion/sunday/judith-shulevitz-hiding-from-scary-ideas.html?_r=1

 

From Reason Magazine-

The Ithaca College Student Government Association passed a bill March 16 to create an online system to report microaggressions, which sponsors of the bill said will create a more conducive environment for victims to speak about microaggressions.

The bill, sponsored by Class of 2018 senator Angela Pradhan, calls for the implementation of a campus-wide online system to report microaggressions to “make Ithaca College a safer, more inclusive and diverse community for all students.”

Pradhan said the online system would fill what she sees as a lack of an adequate system to report microaggressions.

“I know a lot of senators are working on microaggression stuff within their respective schools, but I felt that there was a need for something to happen schoolwide,” Pradhan said. “And if there was a concrete way to document [microaggressions] online, it would provide students a way to kind of state what’s going on.”

The system would allow individuals reporting microaggressions to remain anonymous. However, junior Kyle James, vice president of communications and co-sponsor of the bill, said those reporting a microaggression would likely have to reveal their identity if they wanted to pursue any legal action.

Click for full article- http://reason.com/blog/2015/03/25/anonymous-online-geo-system-to

 

We are so doomed!!

 

 

 

Second Amendment and The Senate

March 26, 2015 by  
Filed under 2nd Amendment, Hot Topics

 

 


Legislative Shoot-out Expected in the U.S. SenateWithin the next 72 hours, gun owners should expect votes in the U.S. Senate on:* Outlawing ATF bullet bans
* Concealed Carry Reciprocity
* Prohibiting Senate anti-gun amendments.We expect more gun-related showdowns in the next 72 hours than in the next 9 months combined.  At least 5 gun-related amendments are expected on the Budget Resolution — a once-a-year vehicle that gives senators an opportunity to get hundreds of votes on any issue they choose.
And at least five senators have chosen to get votes on guns.
We have already told you about the Crapo amendment to shut down Operation Choke Point — which has been used by Eric Holder to try to financially strangle the gun industry.
But there are other amendments as well:
* An amendment by Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) and David Vitter (R-LA) to prohibit ATF from banning bullets — in the way it tried to do with AR-15 ammunition;
* Another amendment by Senator Inhofe to block any and all funding for the implementation of the UN Arms Trade Treaty;
* An amendment by Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) to prohibit any more anti-gun amendments in the Senate — be they semi-auto bans, magazine bans, universal gun registries, etc. — unless anti-gunners get more Senate votes than they will ever conceivably be able to achieve;
* And there is an amendment to prohibit the ATF from copying 4473′s and using them to compile a national gun registry; and another one to push national concealed carry reciprocity — in a way that allows residents of “constitutional carry” states to carry without asking “May I?” from the government first.
It is critically important that you chime in with respect to all of these amendments.
One final point:  If you read the amendments, they are filled with “budgety” language about “reserve funds,” and so forth.  But the important thing to know is that this is an exercise in freezing in pro-gun votes.  We killed UN Arms Trade Treaty with a budget amendment like these.  And, once we freeze in our headcounts, we can stick these same amendments onto the non-filibusterable reconciliation bill — or on the appropriations bills when they begin to move in a couple of months.
But if you hate bullet bans — or if you like national concealed carry reciprocity — or if you want to permanently preclude anti-gun amendments in the Senate — now is the time to make your voice heard.

 

ACTION:
Contact your U.S. Senators. Ask them to support:
* The Inhofe & Vitter amendments outlawing bullet bans and implementation of the UN Arms Trade Treaty;
* The Lee amendment, requiring unattainable supermajorities to ever bring up any gun control in the Senate again;
* The Crapo amendment to shut down Operation Choke Point;
* Plus amendments to push concealed carry reciprocity and prohibit the ATF from copying 4473′s.

 

Ted Cruz Announces Presidential Run

March 23rd, 2015: In a speech on the campus of Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA, Sen. Ted Cruz became the first major candidate to announce a presidential bid for 2016. It is fitting that Cruz picked this campus to announce, as he has clearly championed Liberty throughout his lifetime. And it is no accident, in my opinion, that he chose today to announce, as it is the fifth anniversary of the signing of Obamacare into law.

 

 

Trevor Loudon has Some Advice for Ted Cruz

Trevor Loudon, a New Zealand author, speaker and political activist, spoke at an event hosted by the Greater Orlando Tea Party on September 26th, 2014. In this short excerpt of his presentation, Mr. Loudon gives some poignant advice to a future 2016 Republican presidential hopeful (Ted Cruz).

Obama, Media Lied About Netanyahu and the Palestinian State

by Ben Shapiro – March 20, 2015

For the last several days, the entire Western media has run with a false story: the story that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he no longer would, under any circumstances, endorse the possibility of a Palestinian state.

Ha’aretz, a left-wing Israeli newspaper opposing Netanyahu, reported Netanyahu’s supposed comment with this headline: “Netanyahu: If I’m Elected, There Will Be No Palestinian State.” The rest of the media quickly followed. Days later, when Netanyahu said that he had never disavowed his prior support for the possibility of a Palestinian state – support he expressed in a speech at Bar Ilan University in 2009 – the media accused Netanyahu of flip-flopping.

There is only one problem: Netanyahu never said that a Palestinian state was out of the question.

The interview in which Netanyahu expressed the much-misinterpreted remark took place with the conservative Israeli publication NRG. It also took place in Hebrew, a language virtually none of the members of the Western press read or speak; most simply took the Ha’aretz report and ran with it. Netanyahu was asked directly about whether his Bar-Ilan speech was “irrelevant.” Here is what Netanyahu actually said:

NETANYAHU: I think anyone who is going to build a Palestinian state today will be freeing up space to give an attack area to radical Islam against Israel. This is the reality created here in recent years. Anyone who ignores this sticks his head in the sand. The left does this, burying its head in the sand again and again. We are realistic and understand…

NRG: If you are elected head of state, no Palestinian state will come to fruition?

NETANYAHU: Indeed.

NRG: Construction in Jerusalem and the West Bank will renew?

NETANYAHU: We are continuing all the time, but that’s not a question about additional building. There is a real threat that the government of the left will join the international community and do their bidding….

Netanyahu continued by arguing that the left would buy into the “international initiatives to return to the 1967 borders and divide Jerusalem.”

In other words, Netanyahu did not discount the possibility of a Palestinian state forever. He said that anyone who tries to build a Palestinian state “hayom” – “today” – would be giving territory to radical Islam. He even added that this was a reality created in recent years.  Continue reading at breitbart.com.

One Nation Under Allah

Fury after school recites pledge in Arabic


Students at Pine Bush High School in Pine Bush, New York, knew right away there was something not quite right about the Pledge of Allegiance. That’s because the pledge was being recited in Arabic.

“One nation under Allah,” the student body president announced over the intercom system on Wednesday.

Reaction in the upstate New York high school was swift, and so was the backlash, The Times Herald-Record reports. Furious students tried to shout down the recitation in their classrooms. Other students sat down in protest.

School Superintendent Joan Carbone told the newspaper that the Arabic pledge “divided the school in half” – noting that many complaints came from Jewish parents and those who had lost family members fighting the war on terror.

The outrage among students was so significant that the school issued an apology. Read more at foxnews.com.

The Tea Party Remembered


Hat tip: Peter Boddie

Bibi Wins, Obama Loses

Despite the Obama Regime’s trying to influence the Israeli elections, Netanyahu stands on principle… and wins!

Five Lessons US Conservatives Should Learn From Netanyahu

by Ben Shapiro17 Mar 2015

On Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won re-election according to the latest vote counts, defeating not just his domestic leftist opposition, but the President of the United States in a public stand-off that had the President sending emissaries to Israel to try and oust Netanyahu. The victory represented a stunning turnaround for Netanyahu, whose Likud Party trailed significantly in the polls in the days leading up to the election.

How Netanyahu shifted the narrative in Israel makes for a compelling political case study in principle over prevarication. Netanyahu overcame a highly-publicized domestic scandal involving allegedly ordering some $2,700 worth of ice cream to the official residence, and exceeding his household budget by approximately a million shekel. He overcame inflation against the dollar that jacked up prices of goods in the weeks leading up to the election, and inflated real estate prices over the course of the last six years. He overcame foreign money injected into the campaign.

How? He employed five key tactics — tactics from which American conservatives could learn:

Build Around a Personality. Netanyahu’s speech before Congress was the latest indicator that he was a world leader ready to face down the most powerful people in the world, including Iran and its new friends in the Obama administration. While many Israelis said they didn’t want Netanyahu as prime minister, they preferred him over his rivals in every poll for months before the election by a wide margin. In the late days of the campaign, Netanyahu campaigned openly on the idea that conservatives ought to vote for his party in order to elevate him personally. By positioning himself as a major international presence, Netanyahu placed himself in admirable political position. There is danger to this strategy: it allows the opposition to focus on you personally. But voters vote for people, not for ideas.  Continue reading at breitbart.com.

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John Boehner: Democrat Puppet

March 17, 2015 by  
Filed under Economy, Hot Topics, National Info

To grassroots everywhere this article harbors no surprises. House Speaker John Boehner is by far one of the most dangerous political elements facing patriots wishing to return to the Constitution. Under his direction establishment leadership Republicans have exponentially expanded government on all levels creating a nightmarish regulatory and tax environment never before seen in our country. The Republican landslide victory last November showed the citizens’ desperation and cry for change. And what did all but twenty five Congressman do but yet again vote to keep this potentate in power. That is outright betrayal and portrays the grave dangers we face from both the Democratic and Republican parties.

“A  headline in The Hill, said it all: “Dems vow to protect Boehner from  conservative coup.” This headline and the accompanying Mike Lillis story  validate and vindicate articles recently published herehere and here.   Democrats now consider Boehner to be their puppet in a one-party leftist  dictatorship ruling against a conservative country (italics mine). So it was no surprise that, when conservatives protested this latest Boehner betrayal, Democrats rallied to reciprocate the vast aid and comfort he had given them.”

Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2015/03/speaker_boehner_democrat_dissenter.html#ixzz3UfJU9NFo

Interesting Allies: Soros And John Birch Society

March 17, 2015 by  
Filed under Hot Topics

As the old saying goes politics makes for strange bedfellows.

“A nationwide drive by mostly conservative states to throttle President Obama and Washington’s grab for more power and taxes is running into an odd left-right combo of opposition: Liberal financier George Soros and the conservative John Birch Society.”

Full article..http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/soros-birchers-fight-constitutional-fix-to-limit-obama-congress/article/2561547

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