|Daily Caller -- Toronto -- February 9, 2012
Obama export adviser exports jobs
A firm overseen by one of President Barack Obama's trade advisers has just announced plans to export 149 white-collar jobs --- including numerous high-tech jobs --- to an India-based info-tech firm. -- The outsourcing announcement came during an election campaign in which Obama's allies frequently lash former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for supposedly exporting jobs, and only two weeks after Obama...
|Doug Hagmann & Joseph Hagmann -- Canada Free Press -- Toronto -- February 9, 2012
OWS & the planned "endgame" for the U.S.
Are you baffled by the wording, timing and bipartisan support of recent legislation such as the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the Expatriation Act, SOPA, PIPA and ACTA? Are you concerned over the enhancement of domestic security measures that appear to be targeting and incrementally ripping away the rights of law abiding American citizens? Are you concerned about the evolving DHS "domestic extremist"...
|The Economic Collapse -- February 9, 2012
10 things that every American should know about the Federal Reserve
What would happen if the Federal Reserve was shut down permanently? That is a question that CNBC asked recently, but unfortunately most Americans don't really think about the Fed much. Most Americans are content with believing that the Federal Reserve is just another stuffy government agency that sets our interest rates and that is watching out for the best interests of the American people...
|Sen. John Cornyn -- National Review -- February 8, 2012
American guns and Mexican violence
The debate over U.S. gun laws and Mexican drug violence brings to mind Mark Twain's famous quip about lies, damned lies, and statistics. In a recent editorial, the Washington Post blamed American policies for exacerbating the bloodshed, pointing out that "70 to 80 percent of the traceable guns seized in Mexico can be tracked to the United States." The key word there is "traceable..."
|Contra Costa Times -- Walnut Creek, Calif -- February 8, 2012
"MEChA Boy" Villaraigosa in D.C. to call for amnesty
Los Angeles -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will call for more action on comprehensive immigration reform in 2013 when he speaks tonight in Washington, D.C., at a dinner benefiting the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational Fund. -- Villaraigosa will also reiterate his strong support for President Barack Obama's re-election, according to press secretary Teddy Davis...
|Investor's Business Daily -- February 8, 2012
Dependency index surges 23% under Obama regime
The American public's dependence on the federal government shot up 23% in just two years under President Obama, with 67 million now relying on some federal program, according to a newly released study by the Heritage Foundation. -- The conservative think tank's annual Index of Dependence on Government tracks money spent on housing, health, welfare, education subsidies and other federal programs...
|Washington Times -- February 8, 2012
Drones over U.S. get OK by Congress
Look! Up in the sky! Is it a bird? Is it a plane? It's ... a drone, and it's watching you. That's what privacy advocates fear from a bill Congress passed this week to make it easier for the government to fly unmanned spy planes in U.S. airspace. -- The FAA Reauthorization Act, which President Obama is expected to sign, also orders the Federal Aviation Administration to develop regulations for the testing... [Related item]
|Pravda -- February 8, 2012
Georgia Judge Michael Malihi is a cowardly traitor
Friday, February 3, 2012, for some kind of a bribe or because he was threatened, Georgia Judge Michael Malihi sold out his country and defecated on the constitution of The United States of America. -- As an Administrative law judge in the State of Georgia, a case was presented to him to have Barack Obama removed from the ballot to run for President in the State of Georgia...
|Kathleen Parker -- Washington Post -- February 8, 2012
Obama runs roughshod over the Constitution
Most Americans can hardly believe we're having a national debate about birth control in the 21st century --- more than 50 years after the Pill became available and decades after condoms became as commonplace as, well, balloons. -- The reason for the incredulity is because we're actually not having a debate about birth control. To repeat: The debate is about freedom of conscience. It ain't about the Pill...
|Daily Caller -- February 8, 2012
Holder tells Congress the Obama regime wants to ban guns
Last Thursday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder appeared before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to answer questions about his role in the deadly "Fast and Furious" gun-running scandal. However, instead of answers, Congress got more defiance, more arrogance, and more wasted time with an attorney general who clearly feels no sense of obligation to the American people or our rule of law...
|Infowars -- Austin, Texas -- February 8, 2012
Freedom hating globalists continue attack on Constitution and liberty
The global elite will not rest until they have revoked the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the Declaration of Independence. Over the last few years, they have engaged in a concerted attack on our founding documents and time-honored ideals. On Tuesday, the New York Times continued this trend with an article on the front page of its print edition...
|Glenn Beck -- The Blaze -- February 8, 2012 Several Videos Included
Former border agent details national security threats spilling into the U.S.
As America prepares to draw down from wars abroad, it faces a new conflict as a vicious drug war spills across our southern border with Mexico. -- Former Border Patrol Agent Zachary Taylor told The Blaze just how grave the threat really is. -- Taylor broke down the imminent dangers and expanded upon the case that the U.S.-Mexico border has become the soft underbelly of U.S. homeland defense...
|Judicial Watch -- February 8, 2012
Obama Amnesty: Deportations at record low
The Obama backdoor amnesty plan is in full force, with a record amount of illegal [aliens] spared from deportation and a huge increase in the number of those allowed to remain the United States. --The shift is striking, according to the nonprofit university group that obtained government records outlining the drastic change. The New York-based nonpartisan research center...
|Peter Gadiel -- VDare.com -- February 8, 2012
"Voter Suppression": Obama regime code for "resisting American dispossession"
The Democrats, the NAACP, ACLU, the SPLC ($PLC to VDARE.com), and the rest of the usual suspects are trying to get America lathered up about "voter suppression." -- And what a marvelous tool is that phrase: "voter suppression"! It brings to mind all sorts of horrific images: of men in white sheets and hoods with shotguns and on horseback or in Model Ts circling the homes of innocent black families...
|Font Page Magazine -- February 8, 2012
Eric Holder and Operation Stonewall
In recent testimony before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, a combative Attorney General Eric Holder strongly denied the Justice Department is engaged in a cover-up over its involvement in "Operation Fast and Furious," the failed gun-buying probe which led to the death of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry and over 300 hundred Mexican citizens...
|Dave Gibson -- The Examiner -- February 8, 2012
An illegal alien czar?
On Tuesday, the Obama administration announced the creation of a "public advocate" position within the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) to hear the concerns of illegal aliens going through the deportation process. -- Obama appointed Andrew Lorenz-Strait, a former attorney with Community Legal Services of Prince George's County, Maryland, to the new position...
|Poor Richard's Blog -- February 7, 2012
DHS defents globalism, not America
The Department Of Homeland Security is the very epitome of unnecessary bureaucracy. Its formation was predicated on the existence of terrorist threats, many of which the U.S. government and orbiting alphabet agencies either created through acts of war, or fabricated out of thin air. Its policies of centralization were sold to the public as necessary to prevent systemic "miscommunications" that never actually took place...
|Donald Pennington -- Yahoo.com -- February 7, 2012
Sadly, Eric Holder might never face justice
Who knew it could happen? In a report from Feb. 2, Fox News' Megyn Kelly made a valid point when she and fellow host Bill O'Reilly said Attorney General Eric Holder would survive the investigation into Operation Fast and Furious. -- What a terrible loss for the family of Brian Terry -- to have suffered his death in the first place but to also deal with the likelihood of never seeing those responsible facing any repercussions...
|Stephen Dinan -- Washington Times -- February 7, 2012
Subversive Obama regime names official advocate for illegals
The Obama administration on Tuesday announced a new "public advocate" charged with listening to immigrants' concerns about its law enforcement policies ---but Republicans said the position amounts to an official mouthpiece for illegal [aliens] being deported. -- U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said the advocate will "serve as a point of contact for individuals, including those in immigration proceedings...
|Fox News Latino -- February 7, 2012
Obama campaign to refund donations from brothers of Mexican fugitive
The brothers of a Mexican fugitive, who is seeking a pardon so he can return to the US after skipping bail in Iowa more than 17 years ago, have been identified as major donors to President Barack Obama's re-election campaign, The New York Times reported Monday. -- Mexican casino mogul Juan José Rojas Cardona, also known as Pepe, fled from the US in 1994...
|Atlanta Journal-Constitution -- February 7, 2012
Obama regime eying Georgia's immigration law
The Justice Department is reviewing Georgia's tough new immigration law and is discussing it with businessmen and law enforcement officials here, but it has not decided to sue to block the statute like it has in four other states, U.S. Assistant Attorney General Tony West said Monday. -- West pointed out that the Obama administration is suing to block a similar law in Alabama...
|Federale -- VDare.com -- February 7, 2012
Obama to double or triple legal immigration?
The treason bar hacks are at it again. They were wildly successful with the Obama Regime Administrative Amnesty. And now they have a plan to expand legal immigration exponentially by similar Administrative Fiat. And I don't mean that trendy little car that we see in the City frequently now. -- Now they are working on the illegal and unconstitutional plan to expand legal immigration by illegal means...
|Tom Tancredo -- February 7, 2012
New DHS "lexicon" brands many Americans "militia extremists"
Via PJM's Patrick Poole: A recently published "lexicon" distributed to thousands of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) targets citizens concerned about their Second Amendment rights and the steady encroachment of the federal government, categorizing such as "militia extremists."
|Tyler Dyrden -- Zero Hedge -- February 7, 2012
A "quality assessment" of US jobs reveals the ugliest picture yet
Over the past week we have repeatedly exposed the BLS' shennanigans to both keep the headline unemployment rate suppressed and to generate an upward bias in the market courtesy of a "bigger than expected beat" of expectations. Granted, various semantics experts continue to scratch their heads in attempting to explain a collapsing labor force when even Goldman's Sven Jari Stehn...
|Prison Planet -- Austin, Texas -- February 7, 2012
Senate passes bill allowing airports to evict TSA screeners
The Senate has passed legislation that includes a provision allowing airports to replace TSA screeners with private security, opening the door for the widely loathed federal agency to be marginalized from aviation security altogether. -- The bill was primarily concerned with how the Federal Aviation Authority would be funded for the next four years...
|CBS-TV -- New York -- February 7, 2012
Church poised to declare war on tyrant in White House
Catholic leaders upped the ante Monday, threatening to challenge the Obama administration over a provision of the new health care law that would require all employers, including religious institutions, to pay for birth control. -- As CBS 2's Marcia Kramer reports, it could affect the presidential elections. - Catholic leaders are furious and determined to harness the voting power of the nation's 70 million Catholic voters...
|One News Now -- February 7, 2012
A 'classic Washington, DC cover-up'
A Christian attorney and expert on terrorism says newly uncovered documents reveal that Attorney General Eric Holder wasn't truthful in the statements he made about "Operation Fast and Furious." -- Representative Darrell Issa (R-California) of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has threatened a contempt of Congress ruling against Holder for failing to turn over the subpoenaed documents...
|Ted Nugent -- Washington Times -- February 6, 2012
The great Keystone XL pipeline massacre
President Obama's decision to put a bullet in the back of the head of the Keystone XL pipeline is all the proof you need to know that his modus operandi is to sidle up to environmental green-energy crackpots instead of creating thousands of American jobs and honestly pursuing energy independence for America. -- What the Great Keystone XL Pipeline Presidential Massacre of 2012 affirms is the president's out-of-touch...
|Roger Hedgecock -- WorldNetDaily.com -- February 6, 2012
California's troubled green future
Enjoying the Super Bowl in California is something of a guilty pleasure. All that raw testosterone, all that physical competition, all that awful capitalist advertising. In a state that banned dodge ball as a threat to self-esteem, the Super Bowl is, like, so yesterday. But the new California is so tomorrow. -- California is where Obama's second term is being born...
|NewsMax.com -- February 6, 2012
Rep. Lamar Smith: Obama officials ignoring immigration laws
President Barack Obama is ignoring the country's immigration statutes despite saying in an interview last week that no occupant of the Oval Office has the right to bypass the law, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith charged Monday. -- Work-site inspections have been virtually abandoned, states that try to enforce federal immigration laws are punished, and illegal [aliens] are given the right to...
|Economic Collapse Blog -- February 6, 2012
When will the feds stop putting out fraudulent employment stats?
On Friday, the entire financial world celebrated when it was announced that the unemployment rate in the United States had fallen to 8.3 percent. That is the lowest it has been since February 2009, and it came as an unexpected surprise for financial markets that are hungry for some good news. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nonfarm payrolls jumped by 243,000 during the month of January...
|Sierra Vista (Arizona) Herald / Review -- February 6, 2012
Report looks at border security
...Glenn Spencer, president of American Border Patrol, a nongovernmental border watch group based in Hereford, said the statement by CRS regarding the rate of serious crimes by illegal aliens is "outrageous" because it is misleading and it disarms the American people against a real threat. -- "Persons coming from Mexico may have a criminal record there, but we do not know what it might be..."
|Activist Post -- February 6, 2012
25 reports that can put you on the terror watch list
A concerted effort has been afoot for some time to merge local police with federal authorities to respond to the implementation of citizen spy "snitch" programs. This has been best illustrated by the role of threat fusion centers, which are integrating data from public and private sources alike -- even universities. -- The FBI has now made public their "Communities Against Terrorism" Suspicious Activity Reporting flyers...
|The Blaze -- February 6, 2012
Obama: 'I deserve a second term'
...Obama said Sunday, "I deserve a second term, but we're not done." -- He said the direction of the economy has turned around significantly since three years ago, pointing to a new job report last week that showed a surge in hiring. -- The president, meanwhile, refused repeatedly to take a position on which team would win the big game itself... [Also See: When will the feds stop putting out fraudulent employment stats?]
|Paul Craig Roberts -- VDare.com -- February 6, 2012
The January jobs are statistical artifacts
Last Friday the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that in the first month of this new year 243,000 jobs were created and the unemployment rate (U.3) fell to 8.3 percent. This good news is a mirage. It is due to faulty seasonal adjustments and to the BLS birth/death model. In a prolonged downturn, seasonal adjustments and the birth/death model produce nonexistent employment...
|King World News -- February 6, 2012
Unemployment rate at a staggering 22.5%
John Williams, of Shadowstats, notes that manipulated government statistics are not changing the fact that the true SGS Unemployment Measure now sits at a staggering 22.5%. Williams can only use comparisons from the Great Depression to put things into proper perspective. Here is what Williams had to say: "The Economy Still Is Not Recovering. As discussed in the Opening Comments and Executive Summary..."
|Intangible Soul -- February 6, 2012
Who is Judge Michael Malihi?
Immediately after hearing that Georgia Judge Michael Malihi ruled against the plaintiffs in the case regarding Obama's eligibility to be on the 2012 presidential ballot, and hearing that Malihi was a Muslim Iranian, I decided to find out all I could about him. Is his ancestry really Iranian? Is his faith really Muslim? And did either of these things, if true, play a role in his decision to side with Obama in the Georgia eligibility hearing?
|WorldNetDaily.com -- February 6, 2012
Thousands tracking 'cover-up' of Fast and Furious
Tens of thousands of Americans are tracking the allegations of a "cover-up" in the Department of Justice's "Fast and Furious" scandal under Attorney General Eric Holder, according to members of Congress who have been holding hearings on the issue. -- Members of the House committee that this week held a hearing for members to quiz Holder on the progress of the investigation say nearly 14,000 Americans logged online...
|Blake Seitz -- University of Ga. Red & Black -- February 5, 2012
Obama's irresponsibility crosses border
To much fanfare, President Barack Obama went before Congress last Tuesday to reflect on his past year. My, what a doozy it has been. -- The theme of the Obama administration in 2011 was irresponsibility. Coming from a college student who is used to witnessing (never, heaven forbid, committing) acts of sheer-stupid irresponsibility on a daily basis, this is quite the crowning achievement...
|Prison Planet -- Austin, Texas -- February 5, 2012
Congress welcomes drones into American skies ASAP
The stage has already been set and played upon for divisions of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to patrol and strike undeclared war zones abroad. -- Even though lip service has been paid to express minor outrage over villages bombed in Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia, or someplace "over there," there has been relatively little true outrage by countries heretofore unaffected by computer bombing raids upon their own Homeland...
|Tom Fitton -- Right Side News -- Kennesaw, Ga. -- February 5, 2012
In another "document dump" late last Friday evening, the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) released 500 pages of records, including internal email correspondence, regarding the exploding scandal known as "Fast and Furious," where the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) allowed guns to "walk" into the hands of Mexican drug cartels, leading to the death of at least one U.S. federal agent...
|Washington Post -- February 4, 2012
American Airlines wants taxpayers to bail them out
American Airlines has saved $2.1 billion since 2006, thanks to two congressional measures that allowed it to reduce contributions to its pension plans. The company said it would make up any shortfall later. -- Later has come, but there's been a change in that plan. -- American Airlines, whose parent company filed for bankruptcy in November, said this week that it wants to terminate its four pension plans for 130,000 workers...
|Phyllis Schlafly -- Eagle Forum -- February 4, 2012
Jan Brewer's photo with Obama
The now-famous picture of Arizona Governor Jan Brewer shaking her finger at President Barack Obama is both appropriate and deserved. In America, we don't have rulers entitled to the deference and obsequiousness other countries show to their kings; our elected officials are ordinary citizens whom we are free to criticize. -- Obama apparently took offense at the way Governor Brewer described her meeting...
|Arizona Republic -- Phoenix -- February 4, 2012
Supreme Court to hear Arizona immigration case April 25
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday set an April 25 date for oral arguments on Arizona's immigration law, Senate Bill 1070. -- The high court announced in December that it would hear the case, but did not set a date. -- The U.S. Department of Justice challenged the law before it went into effect in 2010, and a U.S. District Court judge in Phoenix imposed an injunction preventing several portions of the law from going into effect...
|David North -- Center for Immigration Studies -- February 3, 2012
Food stamp program rewards households with illegals
Readers, let us immerse ourselves in the convoluted language and thinking of the immigration policy world. -- You know, where "parole" is a good thing (you can, despite your apparent disqualifications, enter the country), and where "voluntary departure," which might sound positive actually means that you have to leave, albeit without shackles...
|Prison Planet -- Austin, Texas -- February 3, 2012
Lawsuit filed against subversive feds over assassination of U.S. citizens
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit this week against the Department of Justice, the Department of Defense, and the CIA, demanding the release of any information pertaining to the deaths of three American citizens resulting directly from drone missile strikes in 2011. -- Details regarding the deaths of accused Al Qaeda leaders Anwar al-Awlaki and Samir Kahn, both American citizens, have been kept under wraps...
|CNBC -- February 3, 2012
Biggest holders of US government debt
As the U.S. government spends an unprecedented amount of money to fix the economy, there is an equally great need to raise the cash to pay for it. This is accomplished through borrowing, whereby Uncle Sam sells Treasury securities of varying maturity. -- For investors, government bills, notes and bonds are considered safe because they have a guaranteed rate of return, based on faith in future U.S. tax revenues...
|Daily Caller -- February 3, 2012
Brian Terry's mother to Holder: You're 'a joke' and a 'coward'
The mother of murdered Border Patrol agent Brian Terry had harsh words for Attorney General Eric Holder after Thursday's House oversight committee hearing on Operation Fast and Furious. -- "THIS IS FOR YOU SON," Mrs. Terry posted on Facebook at about 3:30 p.m. "Mr. Holder. How come you can never say my sons name. You never have. All i ever hear you say is 'i didnt find out or I cant say'..."
|Paul Craig Roberts -- Infowars -- Austin, Texas -- February 2, 2012
The real economic picture
If you have any money and you want to understand the lies that "your" government tells you with statistics, subscribe to John Williams shadowstats.com. -- John Williams is the best and utterly truthful statistician that we the people have. -- The charts below come from John Williams Hyperinflation Report, January 25, 2012. The commentary is supplied by me...
|Associated Press -- February 2, 2012
Holder, Republicans square off over documents
Attorney General Eric Holder squared off Thursday with Republicans on a House committee who are demanding that the Justice Department turn over documents about its handling of congressional inquiries into a flawed gun-smuggling investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious. -- At the start of a hearing, chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., said the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee...
|Dr. Jerome R. Corsi -- WorldNetDaily.com -- February 2, 2012
Holder accused of stonewalling Congress
Attorney General Eric Holder testified today before a contentious House hearing in which Republican members accused him of engaging in a continuing cover-up of Department of Justice activity in the gun-tracing operation known as Fast and Furious. -- Republicans on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, led by chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., pointed out that Holder...
|Matt Patterson -- The American Thinker -- Bellevue, Wash. -- February 2, 2012
Obama: The Affirmative Action president
Years from now, historians may regard the 2008 election of Barack Obama as an inscrutable and disturbing phenomenon, a baffling breed of mass hysteria akin perhaps to the witch craze of the Middle Ages. How, they will wonder, did a man so devoid of professional accomplishment beguile so many into thinking he could manage the world's largest economy, direct the world's most powerful military...
|Dave Gorak -- NumbersUSA.com -- February 2, 2012
USCCs efforts to help unemployed veterans don't go far enough
Much has been written recently about the dismal unemployment rate (13 percent) among returning veterans, including this Jan. 15 Washington Times story, "Veterans' new battle front: Job market." -- The story notes that last year the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, that for years has had a soft spot for illegal aliens, "Initiated a 'Hiring Our Heroes' drive designed to help returning service members and their spouses find jobs..."
|Katie Pavlich -- Townhall.com -- February 2, 2012
Preview of Eric Holder under oath
Perjury. Impeachment. Contempt. Murder. Coverup. -- Attorney General Holder will appear before the House Oversight Committee this morning on Capitol Hill to answer questions specifically surrounding his role in the the lethal Operation Fast and Furious program. Holder will have a ton of explaining to do including: when he was briefed about the death of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, whether he was informed...
|Prison Planet -- Austin, Texas -- February 2, 2012
Bill introduced to challenge authority of NDAA
Five Washington state representatives have introduced legislation in an attempt to override provisions the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2012 that would allow for the indefinite detention of American citizens without trial. -- Reps. Jason Overstreet, Matt Shea, Vincent Buys, Cary Condotta, and David Taylor introduced HB 2759, the Washington State Preservation of Liberty Act this week...
|The Intel Hub -- February 2, 2012
Could a contempt of court in Georgia lead to an Obama impeachment?
Hard to believe that as American Citizens, we would see the day that our Commander-in-Chief would deliberately disregard the law. -- One has to wonder if there are reasons beyond a simple disregard for the law. More to the point, could there be reasons to not appear in a court case that is essentially, mute --- meaning that plans might be underway and in progress that will cause the legal system to be, in effect --- null and void...
|John Hayward -- Human Events -- February 2, 2012
1% Growth: We have seen the future, and it doesn't work
The Congressional Budget Office released its annual Budget and Economic Outlook this week. Last year's was a tragedy, but the new one is a horror story. The crushing burden of government debt and persistent unemployment --- which, contrary to the carefully massaged statistics released for public consumption, has really been in double digits for years, when the collapsing work force is taken into account...
|James Ryan -- VDare.com -- February 2, 2012
Harassing air travelers OK... but not illegal aliens
When Senator Rand Paul was detained by Transportation Security Agency (TSA) airport security agents on his way to Washington D.C. to address the Right to Life March, the Obama Administration stood behind the agency's actions. It always does. Last year, it defended an intense public pat-down of a 6 year old girl as "following proper screening procedures."...