The Daily Signal-The House of Representatives concluded a tense debate Thursday by voting 250-169 to end a controversial Obama administration program called Operation Choke Point. Critics say the secretive program, run by the Department of Justice, has been used to target politically unpopular industries such as gun … Continue reading
GOPUSA–CONCORD, N.H. — John Kasich surged to a second-place finish in the New Hampshire primary in a pivotal boost for the Ohio governor as he heads to South Carolina, where he is polling in the back of the GOP pack. … Continue reading
CalWatchDog-The California Public Utilities Commission may not live to see the next presidential election. Under a new proposal put forth by Assemblyman Mike Gatto, D-Glendale, the new chairman of the Committee on Utilities and Commerce, the CPUC — long under … Continue reading
GOPUSA–CALAIS, France (UPI) — Despite a ban, protesters gathered on Saturday in Calais, France, as part of an anti-Islam, anti-immigration demonstration where at least 20 people were arrested. Calais is a city in northern France that lies at the entrance … Continue reading
GOPUSA-With references to the Black Lives Matter movement, Malcolm X and the Black Panthers, Beyoncé’s half-time show at the Super Bowl on Sunday might be the most radical political statement from the superstar in her 20-year career.
Backing dancers wearing Black Panther-style berets and clad in black leather were photographed after the performance posing with raised fists evocative of the black power salute by Tommie Smith and John Carlos at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City.
The visual homage, 50 years after the formation of the radical civil rights group, came just days after Beyonce’s husband Jay-Z announced that he would donate $1.5m (£1m) raised at a charity concert run by his streaming service Tidal last year to the Black Lives Matter movement and other social justice organisations.
Snapped backstage, the dancers also held a picture with the slogan “Justice 4 Mario Woods”, who was shot dead last December by police in San Francisco, this year’s Super Bowl host city.
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The Daily Signal-Last week, the House of Representatives took the first major step toward ending Operation Choke Point, a government program that critics say has been used to target legal business owners. The Daily Signal began covering Operation Choke Point … Continue reading
Sons of Liberty-It’s about to get real friends! In a stunning move at the end of January, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pushed through a bill that claims to “authorize the use of United States Armed Forces [AUMF] against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and its associated forces.” The problem is that the bill is not only unconstitutional (not a declaration of war), but is also open-ended, not restricting where those forces can be used. As usual, they are covering what they are doing by advancing the idea that it is an effort to defeat Islamic terrorists.
According to the bill, the Congress “Authorizes the President to use all necessary and appropriate force to defend U.S. national security against the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), its associated forces, organizations, and persons, and any successor organizations.”
Additionally, it adds, “(1) Congress declares that this joint resolution is intended to constitute specific statutory authorization within the meaning of section 5(b) of the War Powers Resolution, and (2) nothing in this joint resolution supersedes any requirement of the War Powers Resolution.”
It also says that the Executive is to report to Congress at least every 60 days on matters relevant to this joint resolution.
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GOPUSA–For eight years now, the president has reprimanded the American people for their attitudes about Islam. And Barack Obama’s big speech to the Islamic Society of Baltimore — granted, filled with many harmless platitudes — was no different, leaving little room for any honest dialogue about ideology or faith. Many of the president’s ideas about “tolerance,” in fact, are antithetical to the American experience, not something to celebrate.
Acceptance of outsiders is an American virtue, yes. Do we have to embrace all ideas, as well? Obama has conflated tolerance of individuals and groups with tolerance of a select belief system — one that he demands be immune from criticism.
We certainly don’t want people attacking peaceful Muslims, but it’s irresponsible and intellectually obtuse to act as if the pervasive violence, misogyny, homophobia, child abuse, tyranny, anti-Semitism, bigotry against Christians, etc. that exists in large parts of Islamic society abroad has absolutely nothing to do with faith.
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Sons of Liberty-As predicted, the unfettered invasion of Muslims in Germany has taken a toll on its culture and the normal daily lives of its citizens. Rape and sexual assault of women, along with harassment, are increasing rapidly. Small towns, … Continue reading
GOPUSA–MANCHESTER, N.H. — An ecstatic Donald Trump exulted in his landslide New Hampshire Republican primary win last night, telling Granite State supporters their stunning rejection of the political establishment had boosted his campaign to “make America great again.” “Oh, wow, … Continue reading
By MATT FLEMING CalWatchDog-In dramatic fashion, Assemblyman Rocky Chavez announced Monday he was suspending his campaign to replace the retiring Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer while at a debate for that seat. “I think the best role I can fill for the … Continue reading
The Daily Signal-One trillion dollars—that’s how much the government spent last year on means-tested welfare aid, providing cash, food, housing, medical care, and social services to poor and low-income individuals. The food stamp program is the nation’s second largest welfare … Continue reading
Sons of Liberty–Editor’s Note: I told you Donald Trump is not a Christian and that he is a liberal. Now all of the chickens are coming home to roost with his universal healthcare, advancement of the communist agenda to normalize … Continue reading
Sons of Liberty-Not only did the Obama administration scrub counter-terror programs of jihad and Islam, now we find out that his administration scrubbed the records of Muslim terrorists. If the enemedia was not aligned with the jihad force, this would … Continue reading
GOPUSA-In the Iowa Democratic party’s chaotic attempt to report caucus results on Monday night, the results in at least one precinct were unilaterally changed by the party as it attempted to deal with the culmination of a rushed and imperfect … Continue reading