Wednesday, October 3, 2012
|Joe Wolverton, II -- The New American
Appeals court extends NDAA indefinite detention powers
Politico is reporting that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has "extended a temporary stay of a district court judge's order barring the government from using an indefinite detention provision in a defense bill passed by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama late last year." -- A panel of three judges heard the motion filed by the Obama administration and in their ruling they point to...
|Victor Davis Hanson
The quiet Californians
No state has suffered the last four years as much as has California --- given that its progressive governor and legislative majorities serve as force multipliers for the Obama national agenda. We live in a 2X Obama state. And it is desirous for twelve or sixteen, not just four, more years in Washington. -- The bluest state is polling at a 20 to 24 point lead for Barack Obama. Who cares that it is struggling with nearly 11% unemployment...
|Ted Biondo -- Rockford (Ill.) Register-Star
Borders? We don't need no stinking borders!
Once again Border Patrol agents were attacked, with one wounded and one being killed on American soil and our government continues to pretend that its porous borders do not contribute to the violence occurring there. -- Not only has our government inadequately secured our borders, but they may have actually supplied the weapons used in this incident, as was the case in the death of the last border agent, Brain Terry...
|KSWT-TV -- Yuma / El Centro
Mexican invader sentenced for illegally re-entering the U.S.
Border Patrol officials in Yuma say an undocumented Mexican national arrested in May has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for illegally re-entering the U.S. after being deported. -- Sergio Tambo-Canedo was arrested near San Luis. -- Agents discovered he had previously been arrested 11 times by Border Patrol..
|Michelle Malkin -- GOPUSA.com
A few questions the moderators won't ask Obama
On Wednesday night, left-leaning TV anchor Jim Lehrer of government-supported PBS will moderate the first 90-minute presidential debate in Denver. The forum will focus on domestic policy. Lehrer alone will determine the topics and questions for six 15-minute segments, and then he will control an "open discussion" for each segment. -- We know the liberal media bias drill: Make the Republican candidate look like a scary extremist...
|Rick Oltman of The Immigration Tea Party -- The Examiner
The battle of the Black Sea and presidential behavior
Today is the 19th anniversary of the Battle of the Black Sea, also known as The Day of the Rangers, Ma'alintii Rangers if you speak Somali, The Battle of Mogadishu and also by the name of the book and the movie, "Black Hawk Down." The sub-title to Mark Bowden's terrific chronicle is, "A Story of Modern Warfare." [More from Rick Oltman]
|Lawrence Downes -- New York Times
Romney's immigration clarification (re-clarified)
For a moment there I thought Mitt Romney had had a change of heart about deporting [illegal aliens] who were brought here as children. Don't I feel stupid. -- People had been wondering for months whether Mr. Romney, as president, would continue President Obama's policy of temporarily halting deportations for so-called Dreamers, [illegal aliens] who would have been eligible for legalization...
|David Codrea -- The Examiner
Romney could score major points on Fast and Furious in tonight's debate
The Brady Campaign has asked Jim Lehrer, moderator of tonight's debate between President Barack Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney, to deviate from the announced agenda and ask the candidates questions about "gun violence," a press release issued yesterday by the group announced. -- "Splendid idea," Seattle Gun Rights Examiner Dave Workman agreed.
Judge blocks Pennsylvania voter ID law
A Pennsylvania judge has blocked enforcement of the key section of a voter identification law which the state legislature enacted and Republican Gov. Tom Corbett signed last March, meaning that the law will not be in effect for the Nov. 6 election. -- Judge Robert Simpson said that even with the streamlined procedures that state officials proposed to make it easier for voters without ID cards to obtain them...
|WFAA-TV -- Dallas
Obama to designate Chavez home as national monument
President Barack Obama is designating the California home of labor leader Cesar Chavez as a national monument, a move likely to shore up support from Hispanic and progressive voters just five weeks before the election. -- The White House said Monday that Obama will establish the Cesar E. Chavez National Monument in Keene, Calif., during a campaign swing through California next week...
Black Mob Hijacks Store: 'We own this'
Even the old-timers in Detroit never have seen anything like this: A mob of 40 black people moved into a convenience store and will not leave. -- They say they now own it. They eat. Smoke. Cuss. Threaten. Spit. Rob. Sell drugs. All on video. -- Police, ministers, neighbors, the store owner and just about everyone else seems powerless to stop them.
|Patrick J. Buchanan -- VDare.com
The unraveling of Obama's foreign policy
Three days after Ambassador Chris Stevens was assassinated, Jay Carney told the White House press corps it had been the work of a flash mob inflamed by an insulting video about the Prophet Muhammad. -- As the killers had arrived with rocket-propelled grenades and automatic weapons, this story seemed non credible on its face. -- Yet two days later, U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice doubled down...
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Border Patrol agent shot, killed while on duty in Arizona
"I say this again as someone who has walked that border, I've ridden that border, I've flown it, I've driven it. I know that border I think as well as anyone, and I will tell you it is as secure now as it has ever been." -- Incompetent, lying DHS Secretary Janet "Big Sis" Napolitano
Mexican says Obama regime gives Sinaloa Cartel access to the US
Leaked e-mails from the private U.S. security firm Stratfor cite a Mexican diplomat who says the U.S. government works with Mexican cartels to traffic drugs into the United States and has sided with the Sinaloa cartel in an attempt to limit the violence in Mexico. -- Many people have doubted the quality of Stratfor's intelligence, but the information from MX1 --- a Mexican foreign service officer who doubled as...
Ryan warns gun control coming in Obama 2nd term
Rep. Paul Ryan, the avid hunter who is Mitt Romney's running mate, is warning that President Obama in a second term will advocate for gun control, one of his passions before running for president in 2008. -- "What I worry about as a hunter, as a person who believes in the Second Amendment, as a gun owner, is knowing that President Obama - in his earlier career, prior to his presidency - was an advocate for gun control...
|D.A. King -- Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal
New study on the discredited SPLC hucksters
For your education, a quote from a recent research study focused on the integrity-free SPLC ministry of thought control from American writer James Sampson: "The Left has always had a problem: how to defend and promote an indefensible agenda, dedicated to covertly undermining and ultimately destroying our society as the essential prerequisite to implementing Socialism..."
|Dave Gibson -- The Examiner
Obama regime extends special protection to homosexual invaders
On Thursday, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said that she has ordered all federal immigration officials to now consider homosexual couples to be "family relationships." Therefore an illegal alien in a same-sex relationship with an American citizen will now enjoy the same protections from deportation that the Obama administration has recently given foreign nationals in traditional relationships...