It’s time for Constitutional Carry – The American Thinker

The shooting scene hadn’t even been evacuated, a final casualty count determined or the perpetrators even named, when the President Obama, former Secretary of State Clinton and a plethora of leftist pundits began their strident cries for “common sense gun safety laws.” Notwithstanding the proven inefficacy of such laws, the leftists continue to promote them. […]

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Obama weighs expanding background checks through executive authority – The Washington Post

In response to the latest mass shooting during his presidency, President Obama is seriously considering circumventing Congress with his executive authority and imposing new background-check requirements for buyers who purchase weapons from high-volume gun dealers. Under the proposed rule change, dealers who exceed a certain number of sales each year would be required to obtain […]

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Obama: Requiring Photo-ID to Vote is Wrong. ‘Going to Vote In Somebody Else’s Name Doesn’t Happen’ – CNSNews

(CNSNews.com) – Speaking at the White House Thursday, on the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, President Barack Obama said that people do not take advantage of the lack of voter ID laws to cast fraudulent votes in other peoples’ names. The president based his conclusion on government data on the number of people […]

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FBI looking into the security of Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail setup – Washington Post

The FBI has begun looking into the security of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private e-mail setup, contacting in the past week a Denver-based technology firm that helped manage the unusual system, according to two government officials. Also last week, the FBI contacted Clinton’s lawyer, David Ken­dall, with questions about the security of a thumb drive in his […]

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Of Course: Court Orders Pro-Life Group To Stop Releasing Videos That Make Planned Parenthood Look Bad – Townhall.com

A California court has ordered the pro-life Center for Medical Progress, the group behind a series of videos exposing Planned Parenthood for haggling over the price of aborted baby parts, to desist from released any new footage exposing the practice. According to a report by Fox News, officials from a company that purchases baby parts […]

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Here’s What Supreme Court Says about Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Freedom – Christianity Today

State bans on same-sex marriage are no longer legal in America, the US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 today. So the question becomes: How will gay rights and religious rights be balanced? Below is what the justices said in today’s majority opinion and four dissents, as well as a summary of related survey data. Essentially, the […]

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Judicial Watch Pinch-Hitting for the FBI – American Thinker

Despite the growing menace and media savvy of the terrorist Islamic group ISIS, the FBI appears to be, once again, failing in its investigative and enforcement responsibilities. The agency that let us down with 9/11 and, afterward, reacted mainly in a flurry of political correctness and appeasement toward Muslims is now trying to reassure the […]

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New Book, ‘Clinton Cash,’ Questions Foreign Donations to Foundation – NYTimes.com

The book does not hit shelves until May 5, but already the Republican Rand Paul has called its findings “big news” that will “shock people” and make voters “question” the candidacy of Hillary Rodham Clinton. “Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich,” by […]

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Compulsory Voting is Unconstitutional | Human Events

President Obama recently praised the idea of “mandatory voting,” saying it would be “transformative” and “completely change the political map in this country,” showing again how unbound he feels by the limits imposed on the power of government by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The president apparently does not believe that the right […]

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Did Anthony Kennedy Just Show His Hand On The Obamacare Subsidies Case? | The Daily Caller

Justice Anthony Kennedy’s comments in a run-of-the-mill budget meeting Monday may have signaled how he intends to vote in this year’s biggest Obamacare lawsuit over the legality of federal premium subsidies. In a Monday budget request before the House Appropriations Committee, Justice Anthony Kennedy, typically the swing vote on the Court, made comments that could […]

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FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules, Setting Stage For Legal Battle – WSJ

The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to regulate Internet service like a public utility, expanding the U.S. government’s oversight of a once lightly regulated business at the center of the country’s commercial and social activity. The 3-2 vote, along party lines, starts the clock ticking on an expected legal challenge from the telecom and cable […]

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Conservative Review – Romano: If Senate Dems want a reprieve from Obamacare, they should repeal it

The deadline for signing up for Obamacare has passed, and now 3 to 6 million uninsured will have to pay penalties under the law’s individual mandate, Administration officials say. Each will have to pay the greater of either $325 or 2 percent of income. That could mean as much as $2 billion of fines doled out […]

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IRS offers extra tax refunds to illegal immigrants granted amnesty by Obama – Washington Times

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen confirmed Tuesday that illegal immigrants granted amnesty from deportation under President Obama’s new policies would be able to get extra refunds from the IRS for money they earned while working illegally, as long as they filed returns during those years. Illegal immigrants who are granted the amnesty will be given official […]

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GOP Silent as Obama’s Illegals Cause Crime Wave | The Daily Caller

President Obama unleashed a nation-wide crime wave when he directed his deputies to release 36,007 foreign criminals back into Americans neighborhoods in 2013, instead of repatriating the criminals, according to a list of crimes released Friday, Jan. 30. But GOP senators kept the list secret until after Obama’s nominee for Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, completed […]

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Ending Executive Amnesty | National Review Online

This week, Tennessee became the 25th state to join a lawsuit against the president’s executive amnesty order. The lawsuit may work, but there’s another, more direct, and considerably more interesting redress against executive overreach. Proposed in 1798 by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. In 1798, Congress passed the Alien and Sedition Acts, which were signed […]

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Gruber: ‘I Was Not the Architect’ of Obamacare | CNS News

(CNSNews.com) – “I did not draft (Mass.) Governor (Mitt) Romney’s health care plan, and I was not the ‘architect’ of President Obama’s health care plan,” MIT Economics Professor Jonathan Gruber told the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday. Gruber, in his prepared statement, said he “ran microsimulation models” on the health care law to help elected […]

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Getting beyond Obamacare | National Review Online

Obamacare took a beating in the elections, but it is pretty safe from legislative attack over the next two years. Republicans should spend those years making it less safe during the next presidency. Many, many Republicans who oppose Obamacare won their elections. And they ran on that opposition: No issue featured in more Republican ads. […]

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DHS on hiring spree to carry out Obama immigration orders, opening ‘operational center’ | Fox News

The Department of Homeland Security is on a hiring spree for 1,000 full-time workers to carry out President Obama’s executive actions on immigration — even as Republicans in Congress battle each other over how to stall the “amnesty” before it starts. According to an internal memo, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is hiring for 1,000 […]

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17 States Take Obama to Court: You Are Trampling the Constitution | CNS News

(CNSNews.com) – A coalition of seventeen states joined together today to file suit against the Obama administration, arguing that President Obama swept aside the constitutional limits on his power and violated his constitutional obligation to “take care that the laws be faithfully executed” when he moved to unilateral dismiss enforcement of the immigration laws against […]

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Is He Out of His Narcissistic Mind? | The American Spectator

There is nothing like watching politicians utter the naked truth. So rare it defies belief. Like Cidinha Campos, the blunt Brazilian Congresswoman from Rio de Janeiro, who points the finger at the bad political apples with justified and refreshing outrage. The late Ohio Congressman Jim Traficant had nothing on her. It is worth watching Brazil’s […]

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Sen. Sessions reacts: We must stop Emperor Obama

Americans defeated President Obama’s disastrous amnesty plans both in Congressand at the voting booth. Tonight, President Obama defied an entire nation and declared that he will impose his rejected amnesty through the brute force of executive order. President Obama’s executive amnesty will provide an estimated 5 million illegal immigrants with the exact benefits Congress rejected, […]

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Amnesty and Impeachment | National Review Online

There is high anxiety over President Obama’s impending unilateral amnesty order for millions of illegal aliens. How many millions? The estimates vary. On the low end, 3 to 8 million, assuming some correlation to the potential beneficiaries of the president’s already existing amnesty decrees (including DACA or Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals). On the high […]

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American Thinker: Executive Amnesty: The Endgame Gambit in Obama’s Revolution

Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Al.) issues a response to a Wall Street Journal report that confirms that “the President is planning to issue a massive unilateral amnesty after the election” that will “likely be broader in scope than anyone has imagined.” “Broader in scope than anyone has imagined”?  Who are these dim souls among our politicians […]

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WH Insists: Don’t Read Anything Into Purchase Order for Up to 34M Green Cards | CNS News

(CNSNews.com) – Reporters tried again on Wednesday to find out if a DHS purchase order for millions of green cards signals the magnitude of President Obama’s intention to unilaterally grant legal status to illegal aliens after the midterm election. The purchase order requests “an estimated 4 million cards annually” and up to 34 million total. […]

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American Thinker: Could this be the biggest Obama administration scandal of all?

One lesson that Watergate teaches us is that nothing says “scandal” better than prison sentences. And prison sentences are on the table in a long-developing scandal involving the IRS, but apparently not Lois Lerner.  In the words of John Hinderaker of Powerline, “…there is strong reason to believe that one or more White House political […]

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Judge: DOJ Must Produce List of Fast & Furious Docs by Oct. 22 | CNS News

(CNSNews.com) – Two days before Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation, a federal court ordered the Justice Department to produce, by October 22, a detailed list of Fast and Furious documents sought by a conservative watchdog group. Judicial Watch requested the documents in a June 2012 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. Three months […]

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Todd: Eric Holder A Non-Political’ Attorney General, Goldberg Disagrees | The Daily Caller

Following the news that Attorney General Eric Holder will be resigning, “Meet The Press” host Chuck Todd told Andrea Mitchell that Holder was “a very non-political person” despite the vitriol he faced over the past six years from Republicans. “I think people used to mistakenly think that this guy was this long-time political operative who […]

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Rand Paul blisters Obama and Clinton, calls for GOP diversity – LA Times

Fewer than 50 days before an election that may give Republicans control of the Senate as well as the House, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Saturday skipped past those contests entirely to focus on one in which he may play a more central role — the 2016 presidential race. Paul, the featured speaker at the […]

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HHS Delivers Unaccompanied Illegal Alien Children to Illegal Alien Parents in U.S. | CNS News

(CNSNews.com) — The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the federal office responsible for alien children who illegally cross the U.S. border without a parent or legal guardian, regularly hands these children over to illegal alien parents or sponsors already in the United States after processing, according to an on-the-record statement from an HHS […]

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Bombshell Emails: White House Coordinated With Department of Labor To Hide Illegal Obama Fundraiser Hilda Solis’ Schedule | The Daily Caller

The Department of Labor coordinated with the White House on whether or not to release hidden portions of former Labor Secretary Hilda Solis’ schedule as Solis battled an FBI investigation into her illegal fundraising for President Obama. New emails provided to The Daily Caller from the nonprofit legal research firm Cause of Action show the […]

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Email Reveals Lerner Ignored Union Political Expenditures | The Daily Caller

The official at the center of the Internal Revenue Service tea party scandal once dismissed complaints that labor unions were not reporting millions of dollars in political activities on their tax forms, according to an email obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation. In 2007, Lerner responded directly to a complaint that some major labor […]

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Obama’s Deputies Allow Deported Illegals Back Into The US | The Daily Caller

President Barack Obama’s deputies have agreed to let deported illegal immigrants refight their deportation cases and perhaps return permanently to the United States. The Wednesday agreement with the ACLU initially covers nine Mexicans who claim they were tricked into signing fast-track “voluntary return” deportation agreements after 2009. But the agreement also grants a legal precedent […]

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GAO: Defense Department ‘Violated’ Two Laws in Bergdahl Prisoner Swap | CNS News

The Government Accountability Office issued an opinion today that found the Obama Administration “violated” two laws when it ordered the transfer of five high profile Taliban commanders in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s release from captivity. The GAO finding came at the request of several Republican senators on June 13, 2014. Released today, the report […]

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Governor Nixon sends the National Guard to Ferguson | Human Events

Those with long historical memories can savor a bit of irony that the current governor of Missouri is named “Nixon,” and he’s sending in the National Guard to quell the riots in Ferguson.  Once upon a time, the “counter-culture” held the President of the United States accountable when the governor of a state called out […]

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Why Eric Cantor Lost | National Review Online

Not since a 42-to-1 underdog named Buster Douglas knocked out undefeated heavyweight champion Mike Tyson in 1990 has there been an upset like economics professor Dave Brat defeating House majority leader Eric Cantor in the Republican primary in Virginia. You couldn’t write a script like this for a movie and have it be believable. Congressman […]

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Obama Renews Work Permits for 520,000 Illegals | The Daily Caller

President Barack Obama is renewing his two-year amnesty for at least 550,000 younger illegal immigrants, and is rolling back education requirements and anti-fraud measures. “Obama’s extension of his unilaterally-created immigration program not only violates his constitutional duty to enforce the law, but the changes he made to it proactively invite fraud and abuse,” said a […]

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Obama Compares His Actions to Washington, Lincoln, FDR | CNS News

(CNSNews.com) – “This is what happens at the end of wars,” President Barack Obama said Tuesday when he was asked about swapping American Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban terrorists. “That was true for George Washington, that was true for Abraham Lincoln, that was true for FDR. That’s been true of every combat situation, […]

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US Knew Bowe Bergdahl Had Deserted, Investigated Him | The Daily Caller

As early as 2010, the Pentagon had confirmed that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl had deserted his post in 2009, and even before he deserted he had been the subject of “a major classified file” by U.S. intelligence. A 2010 investigation by the Pentagon found there was solid evidence that Bergdahl hadn’t lagged behind on patrol, as first […]

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GOP senators attack Obama for considering more ways to weaken immigration law | The Daily Caller

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 Republican senators accused President Obama of trying to further dilute immigration law Thursday. “Clearly, the urgent task facing your administration is to improve immigration enforcement, not to look for new ways to weaken it,” the senators wrote in a letter to Obama. “Since 2009, your administration has issued […]

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The American Spectator : Individual Mandate: Obama Ignores the Law Again

There it is, in the text of the law, in black and white. But who will hold him accountable? Wednesday evening the Obama administration extended the deadline for getting insurance coverage and avoiding the individual mandate penalty from February 15 to the end of the open enrollment period, March 31. Administration officials said that they […]

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