SCALIA’S DEATH: TIME FOR AN ARTICLE V CONVENTION OF STATES – The American Spectator

Rein in the Supreme Court before it obliterates the Constitution. Here we go. Over there at Breitbart is this story by Caroline May headlined: “Dems Predict GOP Cave on Scalia Replacement: ‘It’s Going to Be Deja Vu all Over Again.’” The story begins this way: Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) are […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Secret Fed Docs Show Obama Misled Congress, Public During Debt Limit Crises – The Daily Caller

Federal Reserve Bank of New York officials secretly conducted real-time exercises during the 2011 and 2013 debt-limit crisis that demonstrated the federal government could function during a temporary shutdown by prioritizing spending, even as Treasury Secretary Jack Lew publicly claimed many times that such efforts were “unworkable,” according to a new report by the House Financial […]

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REWORKING THE CONSTITUTION TO SAVE THE CONSTITUTION – The American Spectator

Gov. Greg Abbott introduces the Texas Plan to revive and defend our founding document. My governor, the Honorable Greg Abbott of Texas, sallied forth the other day with a plan to revise the Constitution in the interest of returning power to the people. Because of this antique notion, whole cans of rhetorical trash have been […]

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Obama downplays ISIS threat, defends economic record in State of the Union – FoxNews

President Obama, with an eye on cementing his legacy and countering the narrative on the Republican campaign trail, used his final State of the Union address Tuesday night to defend his economic record – and, in stark language, downplay the threat from the Islamic State. “Over-the-top claims that this is World War III just play […]

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Convention of states would empower the people – WorldNet Daily

In recent years, a small but growing number of people have advocated a convention of states to propose amendments to the Constitution of the United States. The reaction to the proposal has been hostile, out of all proportion to either the originality or the danger of such a convention. The political left has been especially […]

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OBAMA’S VETO JUST POSTPONES THE INEVITABLE – The American Spectator

Sooner or later Obamacare will end up in the graveyard of misbegotten laws. Friday, the President vetoed H.R.3762, which would have repealed Obamacare’s worst provisions. This was not a surprise. Nor was it, as the law’s apologists claim, an indication that the fight is over. As House Speaker Paul Ryan put it, “The idea that […]

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Obama Executive Order May Require Those Selling Even a Single Firearm to Become Licensed Dealers – The Washington Free Beacon

Order also brings back plan to keep certain Social Security recipients from buying guns The Obama administration announced during a conference call with reporters Monday evening that the president’s upcoming executive order may require somebody selling even a single firearm to obtain a Federal Firearms License. During the call White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest, […]

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Limbaugh’s Al Gore Armageddon Clock About To Hit Zero After Ten Years – The Daily Caller

Former Vice President Al Gore made a prediction for the earth’s point of no return 10 years ago and talk radio host Rush Limbaugh held him to it since that day in 2006. The countdown clock on Limbaugh’s site has been running for nearly 10 years since Gore’s apocalyptic prediction about the earth as a […]

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Obama to meet Monday with AG Lynch about ‘options’ to tighten gun laws – Fox News

President Obama said on Friday he’ll meet with Attorney General Loretta Lynch next week to discuss how to use White House powers to reduce gun violence, lamenting that Congress has “done nothing” and declaring he has “unfinished business.” “I get too many letters from parents and teachers and kids to sit around and do nothing,” […]

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New Year’s Surprise: Obama Regulation To Give Work-Permits To Foreign College-Graduates – Breitbart

As the nation prepares to ring in the New Year, President Barack Obama is preparing a colossal new executive action that could print-up work permits for a huge number of foreign white-collar graduates every year, above and beyond the levels set by Congress. This executive action, which directly bypasses Congressional lawmakers, is likely to reverberate […]

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California Gun Law Will Let Police Confiscate Legally-Owned Weapons – The Daily Caller

A new California law scheduled to take effect Friday will allow the police to seize private, legally-owned weapons for up to three weeks without charges or allowing the citizen to contest the seizure. AB1014 was passed last year in the wake of 2014’s Isla Vista shooting, where teenager Elliot Rodger went on a rampage near the […]

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President Obama’s Top Ten Constitutional Violations of 2015 – Nation Review

As we approach the final year of Barack Obama’s presidency, there isn’t much that the president can do to change people’s opinion of him, for better or worse. His legacy, barring some extraordinary occurrence — including an extraterrestrial one, as the holiday advertising blitz for the new Independence Day movie reminds us — is baked […]

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GOP Sells America Down the River – RushLimbaugh.com

BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: The country was just sold down the river again by your very Republican Party. I have a headline here from the Washington Times:  “White House Declares Total Victory Over GOP in Budget Battle.” That headline’s a misnomer.  There was never a battle.  None of this was opposed.  The Republican Party didn’t stand […]

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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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America: Imagine the World Without Her

We’ve got a real treat for our listeners this 4th of July weekend! Red State Talk Radio is proud to present a special radio presentation of “America: Imagine the World Without Her”, narrated by Dinesh D’Souza. This special two hour program was produced by Don Neuen and Donna Fiducia of Donna Fiducia Productions, with permission […]

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Obama has issued 19 secret directives – USA Today

WASHINGTON — A one-digit correction to President Obama’s directive on hostage policy Wednesday had the effect of disclosing the existence of a previously unknown — and still-secret — Obama order on national security. The hostage policy was originally released Wednesday as a presidential policy directive numbered PPD-29. When the White House corrected that number to […]

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McConnell pushing Senate Dems to the wall on fast track bill – AmericanThinker

Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is through offering concessions to Democrats to make it easier for them to vote for the fast track trade authority the president is seeking. Instead, he will hold a vote on Tuesday that will force Democrats who have supported fast track in the past, to vote for it again […]

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The TSA’s 95 Percent Failure Rate: Security Theater as Farce – National Review

When he lamented the crimes of socialism in arms, George Orwell received the usual rejoinder, that one has to break a few eggs to make an omelet. Orwell, who was unique among the literary men of his generation, had the insight to ask the necessary question: “Where’s the omelet?” We might ask the same thing […]

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Obama’s ongoing assault on the Constitution | Human Events

One of the many reasons constitutional conservatives consider President Obama a threat to the Constitution is his disdain for the separation of powers, illustrated most recently in his plan to bypass the Senate in making an arms deal with Iran. The Framers understood that throughout history, the real threat to God-given liberty had been centralized, […]

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Coburn: Convention of States Needed Because Washington Will Never Fix Itself | CNS News

(CNSNews.com) –  “Washington is never going to fix itself,” said former Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK), explaining why he intends to spend the next few years trying to “cheat history” by helping to organize the nation’s first-ever Convention of the States. The purpose of the convention will be to rein-in a federal “leviathan” that he says […]

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Trey Gowdy Introduces States’ Rights, “Undo Obama Destruction And Liberal Idiocy” Immigration Enforcement Bill | ConstitutionRising.com

Rep Trey Gowdy (R-SC) has a solution for the current problem America faces with a lawless “president” who bends the law and rewrites it to his own political ends, at least to the extent that White House criminality is applied in the circumvention of immigration law. He’s authored a bill that contains specific language which […]

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Congress close in on short-term Homeland Security bill – My Way News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress closed in Friday on approving a short-term spending bill for the Homeland Security Department that would avert a partial agency shutdown hours before it was to begin. The legislation also leaves intact Obama administration executive actions on immigration that Republicans have vowed to overturn. But Republicans insisted that passing a short-term […]

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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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Universal Healthcare: Who Really Pays? – American Thinker

Proponents of “universal healthcare” often assert that healthcare is a right. If so, then healthcare is a rather different kind of right than those of Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. We get those unalienable rights from our Creator, or from Nature. But healthcare is a complex array of products and services that must […]

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Republican FCC Member Warns Net Neutrality Is Not Neutral – Breitbart

Ajit Pai, the sole Republican Commissioner on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), inferred in a Tweet that President Barack Obama’s secret, 332-page “Net Neutrality” document is a scheme for federal micro-managing of the Internet to extract billions in new taxes from consumers and again enforce progressives’ idea of honest, equitable, and balanced content fairness. FCC […]

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The White House Won’t Reveal Who Attended Obama’s Secret Meeting With Muslim Leaders – Breitbart

President Obama met with American Muslim leaders this afternoon, according to the White House schedule, but so far the administration is unwilling to reveal who attended the meeting, which was closed to the press. The White House released a readout of the meeting explaining that Obama discussed “a range of domestic and foreign policy issues” including […]

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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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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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Court: Obama’s ‘Executive Action on Immigration Is Unconstitutional’ | CNS News

(CNSNews.com) – A judge for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania issued a “memorandum opinion” on Tuesday stating that President Barack Obama’s unilateral action on immigration–which would allow some illegal aliens to stay in the United States and work–is unconstitutional. “The November 20, 2014 executive action on immigration is unconstitutional,” says […]

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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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American Thinker: Obama and the five million illegals

In the aftermath of President Barack Obama’s address to the nation on Thursday evening regarding executive orders granting what amounts to amnesty for five million illegal immigrants, and prior to his signing those orders, news stories came out with headlines to the effect of “What we know so far.” The sad fact is, nobody (outside […]

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IRS Finds 30,000 Lois Lerner Emails | The Daily Caller

Nearly 30,000 of Lois Lerner’s missing emails were recovered, the Treasury Department inspector general informed congressional staffers Friday. The emails, found on backup disaster recovery tapes, were permanently lost. The IRS will continue searching backup tapes for more lost emails from Lerner and her underlings that might still exist. “Though it is unclear whether TIGTA […]

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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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Obama Is Not a Monarch – Sen. Ted Cruz – POLITICO Magazine

The president cannot act alone; the Constitution requires compromise. By Sen. Ted Cruz The Constitution designs a system of checks and balances for our nation, and executive amnesty for immigrants here illegally unilaterally decreed from the White House would seriously undermine the rule of law. Our founders repeatedly warned about the dangers of unlimited power […]

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A Moral Primer | National Review Online

The last but long gasp of the Obama administration is characterized not so much by deceit and incompetence as by growing chaos. Everything appears to be coming apart. The chariot of state now veers up and down with a terrified Phaethon clueless at the reins. Whether it is ISIS, Ebola, Putin, or Obamacare, the common […]

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Fight the Power Grab | National Review Online

In our more frustrated moments, those of us who still hope to forestall the constitutional crisis that President Obama’s executive action is almost certainly going to provoke will resign ourselves to showing rather than telling. Thwarted by the considerable difficulty of explaining constitutional and historical norms to an audience that is either too impatient to […]

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Executive order on immigration would ignite a political firestorm – The Washington Post

Reports are rampant that President Obama will sign an executive order as soon as this week that will allow up to 5 million undocumented immigrants to avoid deportation. Signing such an order would have explosive political consequences — it would not only reshape the near-term fights in Congress but also have a potentially profound effect on […]

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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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Putting the O in Johnny Bravo | National Review Online

Dear Reader (particularly those of you who will buy me a drink on the Lido Deck next week), In Men in Dark Times Hannah Arendt says, “Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it . . . it brings about consent and reconciliation with things as they really are.” This, naturally, brings to […]

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President Barack Obama threatens vetoes and executive orders after GOP sweep | Daily Mail Online

President Barack Obama came out swinging on Wednesday just 14 hours after a Republican wave swept over the U.S. Congress in an election that largely repudiated his policies. ‘Congress will pass some bills I cannot sign,’ he said, threatening to dust off a veto pen that he has used only twice in nearly six years. […]

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Liberals about to get clobbered in midterm elections conclude democracy is outdated | Human Events

How bad are things looking for Democrats in the midterm elections?  So bad that the New York Times ran an op-ed from a Duke professor musing that we should stop having midterm elections, because democracy is, like, totally outdated and stuff: By Tuesday night about 90 million Americans will have cast ballots in an election that’s almost certain to […]

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A Referendum on Competence | National Review Online

Is this election really about nothing? Democrats might like to think so, but it’s not. First, like all U.S. elections, it’s about the economy. The effect of the weakest recovery in two generations is reflected in President Obama’s 13-point underwater ratings for his handling of the economy. Moreover, here is a president who proclaims the […]

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Could non-citizens decide the November election? – The Washington Post

Could control of the Senate in 2014 be decided by illegal votes cast by non-citizens? Some argue that incidents of voting by non-citizens are so rare as to be inconsequential, with efforts to block fraud a screen for an agenda to prevent poor and minority voters from exercising the franchise, while others define such incidents […]

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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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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: ‘I’m Bound by the Constitution’ | CNS News

(CNSNews.com) – “[T]he American people don’t want me just standing around twiddling my thumbs and waiting for Congress to get something done,” President Obama said on Wednesday. But even as he takes unilateral action, “I’m bound by the Constitution,” he said. Obama was responding to a reporter who asked him if a dysfunctional Congress gives […]

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Feds Fly Unaccompanied Minors to Alaska

HOUSTON, Texas–As unaccompanied minors continue to illegally cross the Texas-Mexico border, President Obama’s Health and Human Services (HHS) has been quietly releasing them onto U.S. soil. A total of 30,340 unaccompanied minors have already been released from federal custody and placed into foster homes, according to HHS’ Office of Refugee and Resettlement (ORR). While many migrants have been released […]

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