Sessions: ‘We Cannot Allow Executive Orders to…Eradicate Plain Law’ | CNS News

Senator Jeff Sessions (R) Alabama

( – Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) took to the Senate floor Wednesday to blast the president’s reported plan to use his executive authority to provide amnesty to illegal immigrants by scaling back deportations and granting them work permits, saying Congress must not allow the president use executive actions that eradicate “plain law.” “This Congress needs […]


MSNBC Host: Obama’s Amnesty Could Doom Democrats | The Daily Caller


Hard-left MSNBC host Ed Schulz is worried that Democrats will be hammered by voters if President Barack Obama uses his executive authority to distribute work-permits to millions of illegal immigrants. “Hold the phone — this would be a mistake if the president were to do this,” Schultz told his audience July 29. “Politically, there is […]


Non-Border State Governors Demanding Answers From Obama on Illegal Immigrant Crisis – Katie Pavlich


The illegal immigration crisis on the border is showing no signs of stopping and the problem has spread well beyond states sitting side-by-side with Mexico. The Obama administration has been shipping unaccompanied minors to family members living illegally in the United States for months. Illegal aliens under the age of 18 have been shipped to […]


Lois Lerner’s Hard Drive Was ‘Scratched’ | The Daily Caller

Lois Lerner

Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner’s computer hard drive was “scratched” and the data on it was still recoverable. But the IRS did not try to recover the data from Lerner’s hard drive, despite recommendations from in-house IRS IT experts to outsource the recovery project. The hard drive was then “shredded,” according to a court filing the […]


Bob Costa: ‘Don’t rule out Romney’ for 2016 | The Daily Caller

Mitt Romney

One of the best-sourced reporters in Washington says you shouldn’t rule out Mitt Romney to make a third run for the presidency in 2016. During an interview Monday on Hugh Hewitt’s radio show, the Washington Post’s Bob Costa said the Republican Party might end up turning to Romney. “Romney, I think, leaves it on the […]


IRS Reports New Round of Computer Crashes | The Daily Caller

Lois Lerner

IRS Deputy Associate Chief Counsel Thomas Kane said in transcribed congressional testimony that more IRS officials experienced computer crashes, bringing the total number of crash victims to “less than 20,” and also said that the agency does not know if the lost emails are still backed up somewhere. The new round of computer crash victims […]


American Thinker: Perry Playing Well in Iowa

Rick Perry (Gov. Texas)

Rick Perry evidently is running for president and is on the campaign trail in Iowa for the 2016 GOP nomination. According to the Des Moines Register, he is getting a good response. An animated Rick Perry yanked the microphone from the podium and paced the stage, leaning into his words as told Iowans tonight that […]


An Obama-Caused Border Disaster | National Review Online

Andrew McCarthy

It is a grave error to view the swarming of illegal aliens across our southern border as anything other than a challenge to our sovereignty — a challenge abetted, rather than repulsed, by a president who vows to “fundamentally transform the United States of America.” The challenge brings into sharp relief a question I’ve repeatedly […]


IRS says hard drive that lost emails destroyed – AP News 7/18/2014 5:09 PM


WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS said Friday that Lois Lerner’s computer hard drive was destroyed three years ago, ending any chance of retrieving her lost emails. In court papers, the IRS said the hard drive was destroyed after two sets of trained technicians tried to retrieve the data. The tax agency said it was standard […]


Obama Said to Assure Hispanic Caucus on Deportations | RealClearPolitics


President Obama reassured members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Wednesday that he will flex his executive muscle later this year to be “as great and big and bold as he can be” to reduce deportations of undocumented immigrant families who have lived and worked in the United States for years, one Democratic lawmaker said at […]


0: Total Refugees Admitted from Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala and Mexico in FY13 | CNS News

Brownsville, Texas

( – According to refugee data from the U.S. Department of State, the federal government did not grant refugee protection to a single person from Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador or Mexico in fiscal year 2013. Now, almost all of the unaccompanied children illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico are coming from those nations, and House […]


Resistance to Obama’s manufactured border crisis grows | Human Events


High-school geography classes are going to get really confusing next year, because Nebraska, Massachusetts, and Connecticut are now located along the southern border of the United States.  Democrat Governor Martin O’Malley takes the cake for sheer hypocrisy, as he publicly opposes doing anything effective to halt the flood of Unaccompanied Alien Children from Central America… […]


Lois Lerner’s Former FEC Colleague Has Emails Go Missing Too | The Daily Caller

Put here in jail already!

The Federal Election Commission recycled the computer hard drive of April Sands — a former co-worker of Lois Lerner’s — hindering an investigation into Sands’ partisan political activities, according to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Sands resigned from the Federal Election Commission in April after she admitted to violating the Hatch Act, […]


Obamacare’s Biggest Legal Threat | National Review Online


The legal positions of President Obama’s Justice Department have been slapped down unanimously a remarkable 13 times in the Supreme Court in the last two years. Over and over, even Obama’s own two appointees to the court — Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan — have held that the president has exceeded his authority and violated […]


President who created border crisis not eager to resolve border crisis | Human Events


Remember how President Obama’s early efforts to spin away the border disaster his policies created included frequent promises to begin shipping the “refugees” back to their countries of origin as quickly as possible?  Never mind.  That talking point is no longer operative, probably because it was put-up-or-shut-up time, and there’s no way Obama would short-circuit […]


Obama, Translated | National Review Online

The Liar in Chief

Dear Reader (but not including those of you who merely pretend to read this “news”letter. Like the president, I’m not interested in photo-ops.), OBAMA, TRANSLATED I think I’ve stumbled onto a handy heuristic — or, if that word makes you want to smash my guitar on the Delta House wall, rule of thumb — for […]


‘I,’ ‘Me,’ ‘My’—Obama Uses First Person Singular 199 Times in Speech Vowing Unilateral Action | CNS News

The Narcissist in Chief

Not counting instances when he quoted a letter from a citizen or cited dialogue from a movie, President Barack Obama used the first person singular–including the pronouns “I” and “me” and the adjective “my”–199 times in a speech he delivered Thursday vowing to use unilateral executive action to achieve his policy goals that Congress would […]


Peggy Noonan: The Crisis on the Border – WSJ

Peggy Noonan

What is happening at the southern border is a true and actual crisis. News accounts justly use words like chaos, collapse and breakdown. They feature images of children—toddlers, 4- and 5-year-olds—being shuffled to warehouse holding centers, sleeping crowded at night on what look like pallets, covered only in Mylar blankets. “I never thought we’d have […]


Stitcher Announces Android Auto, Tweetcard Integration – Techaeris

Stitcher & Android Auto

All the way back at Google I/O, one of the main announcements was Android Auto.  Plenty of partners were announced, one of which was Stitcher.  Stitcher has gone ahead and made that partnership completely official with a recent release.  Also announced was Tweetcard integration.  Keep reading for more information from Stitcher. From Stitcher: Greetings from […]


GOP lawmaker: ‘We can’t trust’ Obama on immigration reform | TheHill

Rep. John Fleming (R) Louisiana

Rep. John Fleming (R-La.) said Monday night that Republicans who oppose the Senate’s immigration bill don’t trust President Obama to enforce the border enforcement provisions in that bill. “One of the biggest fears we have about the Senate amnesty bill … is we can’t trust the president,” Fleming said on the House floor. “We can’t […]


White House ‘Not Worried’ About ‘Optics’ of Obama Bypassing Texas Border | CNS News

Don't forget to get the MS-13 gang members in the picture...

( – As of Tuesday morning, one day before he flies to Texas for political fundraisers, President Obama had no plans to visit any of the overwhelmed Border Patrol stations in Texas, nor did he plan to visit the facilities where thousands of Central American children are being housed on the taxpayers’ dime. “We’re not […]


Gohmert: Obama Is Flooding Texas with Immigrants to ‘Turn It Blue’

Louie Gohmert (R-TX)

Monday on Newsmax TV’s “The Steve Malzberg Show,” Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) said President Barack Obama has been encouraging the current flood of illegal immigrant woman and children with his executive actions in an attempt to “turn Texas Blue” and potentially ‘turn America blue.” Gohmert, vice chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism […]


Homeland Security Chief Dodges Deportation Questions | The Daily Caller

Homeland Security Chief Dodges the Big Question.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson stuck to his talking points Sunday, refusing to answer several direct questions about whether tens of thousands of illegal immigrants apprehended at the U.S. border this year will eventually be deported. “Are you prepared to deport these children and young mothers that we’re seeing?” “Meet the Press” […]


Putting Millenials In The Driver’s Seat | Audio4cast


According to a Zipcar study released earlier this year, Millenials – that generational segment born after 1980 or so who are adults now – think that having a smartphone is a lot more important than having a car. In fact, 40% of that group think that losing their phone would be a bigger hardship than […]


American Thinker: Obama pushes immigration reform at ceremony for new citizens

The American Thinker

At a ceremony honoring 25 new citizens on Independence Day at the White House, president Obama pushed his immigration reform agenda, saying “If we want to keep attracting the best and the brightest from beyond our shores, we’re going to have fix our immigration system, which is broken, and pass common-sense immigration reform.” Mewanwhile, tens […]


The most dangerous man in Obama’s administration | Human Events

Eric Holder

In his new book, Obama’s Enforcer: Eric Holder’s Justice Department (co-written with John Fund), Hans von Spakovsky reveals how our attorney general has turned America’s Department of Justice into “a politicized hotbed of left-wing legal activism.” The author revealed to Human Events the magnitude of Holder’s offenses highlighted in his book, offenses which should be […]


Independence Day 2014: We’ve gone from an inherited tyrant to an elected one | Fox News

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After a brief holiday last week, I returned to some heavy reading courtesy of the federal government. Some of the materials that I read were gratifying, and one was terrifying. In one week, the Supreme Court told the police that if they want to examine the contents of our cellphones, whether at traffic stops or […]


Obama’s Border Crisis – Rich Lowry – POLITICO Magazine

Barack Obama

It’s hard to imagine a more apt summation of the lunatic state of the nation’s immigration debate than this week’s split screen. In Washington, most respectable opinion lined up, yet again, to condemn Republicans for not passing an amnesty under the guise of defunct-for-now “comprehensive immigration reform.” Meanwhile, the crisis on the Southern border continued. […]


Obama’s illegal immigration invitation | Human Events


You can tell the tidal wave of illegal aliens, many of them unaccompanied minors, surging across the southern border is causing a bit of political discomfort for President Obama, because he briefly felt obliged to pretend he’s not happy about it.  ”Briefly” means last Friday, when the President gave us the hilarious vaudeville pantomime act […]


Don’t Mess with Messiahs | National Review Online

Whiner In Chief

In Obama’s most recent — and embarrassing — public whine, he lashed out at the once-obsequious press. In his now customary first-person I/me/my/mine lament (e.g., “They don’t do anything, except block me and call me names. . . . If they were more interested in growing the economy for you and the issues that you […]


Red State Talk Radio Top 5 for June


The following programs are the Top 5 Programs on Red State Talk Radio for the month of June. Check the broadcast schedule and give them a listen and see why they’re so popular. Top 5 Programs #1:  Plain Talk Radio #2:  Jimmy Z Show #3:  America Talks #4:  Red State Town Hall #5:  Freedom’s Voice […]


Decision Day at the Supreme Court For Hobby Lobby and Obamacare Contraception Mandate – Katie Pavlich


In its final rulings of the year Monday, the Supreme Court is set to release its decision about whether private businesses like Hobby Lobby have the right to exercise freedom of religion as a company by rejecting the contraception mandate in Obamacare. This will be the biggest decision made by the Supreme Court surrounding Obamacare […]


Border Patrol Agent: ‘If the Administration Says This Isn’t Amnesty, Don’t Believe Them’ | CNS News

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( — Albert Spratte, the sergeant-at-arms of the National Border Patrol Council, Local 3307 in the Rio Grande Valley, said the Obama administration is largely to blame for waves of  illegal immigrants that have been flooding the Southwest U.S. border since February, saying the government opened the door for the crisis by making it “clear […]


Barack Obama: John Boehner’s lawsuit ‘a stunt’ – Kendall Breitman –


President Barack Obama is calling House Speaker John Boehner’s plan to file a lawsuit against the president a “stunt.” “The suit is a stunt, but what I’ve told Speaker Boehner directly is, ‘If you’re really concerned about me taking too many executive actions, why don’t you try getting something done through Congress?’” Obama told ABC […]


Barack Obama’s recess gamble goes bust – Josh Gerstein –

President Obama Delivers Statement On Situation In Iraq

President Barack Obama’s big gamble on recess appointments was smacked down unanimously by the Supreme Court on Thursday, an embarrassing setback for the administration just as Republicans are turning up the heat on alleged overreaches by the chief executive. The justices all agreed that Obama took executive power too far by naming three nominees to […]