Report: EPA is well-armed and anti-business

Report: EPA is well-armed and anti-business

By Kenneth Artz / Heartland Institute A newly released audit of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by the Illinois-based watchdog organization Open the Books discovered hundreds of millions of dollars of questionable expenses, including high-end luxury furnishings, sports equipment, ongoing paramilitary purchases totaling $715 million for arming and training “Special Agents,” and on data mining […]

Dems plot state-level strategy to pressure GOP governors on refugees

Dems plot state-level strategy to pressure GOP governors on refugees

By Lachlan Markay / Washington Free Beacon A prominent Democratic lawmaker met with the head of a progressive state-level advocacy group on Tuesday to plot ways to undermine Republican governors who have resisted federal efforts to relocate Syrian refugees to their states, according to sources present at the meeting. In a conversation at a Capitol […]

Global Jihad resistance Class 101

Global Jihad resistance Class 101

By Alan Korwin Even in gun friendly states like Arizona or Texas, the muslim jihadis can find soft targets. They currently prefer hopelessly soft targets like France, where routine daily gun possession is essentially banned. Leaving the public defenseless is state policy there, even after repeated threats and prior attacks. Heavily armed paramilitary police get […]

Harry Reid pressed in Utah pay-to-play probe

Harry Reid pressed in Utah pay-to-play probe

A Utah state prosecutor who has been investigating allegations of wrongdoing against Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid for more than a year on Wednesday night challenged the Senate minority leader to voluntarily provide evidence to clear his name. Davis County District Attorney Troy Rawlings, who is pursuing a corruption case against a former Utah attorney […]

US Attorney’s seize more goods than criminals steal

US Attorney’s seize more goods than criminals steal

From Progressive Review Armstrong Economics = Between 1989 and 2010, U.S. attorneys seized an estimated $12.6 billion in asset forfeiture cases. The growth rate during that time averaged +19.4% annually. In 2010 alone, the value of assets seized grew by +52.8% from 2009 and was six times greater than the total for 1989. Then by […]

Governors reject Syrian refugees; Obama officials defend 10,000 target

Governors reject Syrian refugees; Obama officials defend 10,000 target

Governors are rushing to declare their states Syrian refugee-free zones after last week’s terrorist attack in Paris, with chief executives in Arizona, Texas, Louisiana and Alabama all saying they’ll use their powers to try to prevent the Obama administration from shipping refugees to their states. President Obama, however, decried their moves as shallow and politically […]

Abedin emails: Clinton ‘often confused’ at State Department

Abedin emails: Clinton ‘often confused’ at State Department

By Alana Goodman / Washington Free Beacon Hillary Clinton was “often confused” about elements of her job at the State Department, according to an email written by her close aide Huma Abedin and released by a watchdog group on Monday. Judicial Watch obtained a number of Abedin’s work-related emails through a public records request and […]

Study: Common Core and aligned testing consortia illegal

Study: Common Core and aligned testing consortia illegal

By Ashley Bateman / Heartland Institute A study recently published by the Pioneer Institute says Common Core standards and associated tests are directing the country toward a nationally driven curriculum, in violation of federal law, and it says the Obama administration used stimulus money to coerce states into adopting the program. Federal Overreach and Common […]

Nullification history: Kentucky Resolutions passed on Nov. 10, 1798

Nullification history: Kentucky Resolutions passed on Nov. 10, 1798

From the Tenth Amendment Center We are currently allowing liberal states and cities to nullify laws concerning immigration and narcotics, but overruling them on supporting other federal laws tightening immigration. The attempt to use nullification by slave owners gave the principle a bad name but in its original form as envisioned by Jefferson and Madison […]

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