Sunday, November 18, 2012
|Michelle Malkin -- VDare.com
The New Racism: Employers cutting hours because of Obamacare
Exactly two years ago this week, the Obama administration announced it had issued more than 100 waivers en masse to a select group of companies, unions and other health insurance providers seeking relief from the onerous federal health care law. The Obamacare waiver winner's club now totals 2,000. Where are they now? -- Answer: In the same miserable boat as every other unlucky business struggling with the crushing costs...
Texas has backup plan for keeping feds at bay
Presumably, a proposal being developed in Texas right now won't be necessary should its petition on the White House website to secede from the union be successful. -- But if not, the Lone Star state apparently wants to be prepared to challenge whatever it views as a federal encroachment on the rights of the state, or its citizens. -- So it will be reviewing a legislative plan that not only would make it illegal to cooperate with...
Iran moving sleeper cells into America?
A U.S. congresswoman is warning that while the world's eyes are on Iran's growing threat against Israel, the Islamic nation's terrorist surrogates may have already formed sleeper cells here in the United States. -- Rep. Sue Myrick, R-N.C., asserted in a radio interview today she believes it's possible that Hezbollah, the radical terrorist organization tied to Iran, may be working with Mexican cartels to funnel not only drugs, but also terrorist sleeper agents into the U.S... [The border remains wide open] [Related]
|Mark Andrew Dwyer -- Federal Observer
An easy guide to solve the 'fiscal cliff' problem
Dear U.S. Congressman, currently not taking orders from the liberal-neocon establishment: If nothing else seems simple and true enough for you to serve as your moral or political compass in these turbulent times, remember the Mitt Romney's "47 percent" comment. -- Despite the liberal and neocon fury that it caused, it was a statement of fact that a typical member of that "47 percent" is predisposed to vote for...
|Los Angeles Times
FHA projected to exhaust reserves, could need bailout
The Federal Housing Administration, which has played a crucial role in stabilizing the housing market, said it ended September with $16.3 billion in projected losses -- a possible prelude to a taxpayer bailout. -- The precarious financial situation could force the FHA, which has been self-funded through mortgage insurance premiums since it was created during the Great Depression, to tap the U.S. Treasury to stay afloat.
|Hilton Head Island (SC) Packet
Sheriff's immigration task force could fold next year
A task force of Beaufort County sheriff's deputies trained to act as federal immigration agents will remain intact until January. -- What happens after that is anyone's guess, said Sheriff P.J. Tanner. -- The Sheriff's Office Immigrations and Customs Enforcement task force is among many around the country whose partnerships with the Department of Homeland Security are under review...
|London Daily Mail
Voter fraud suspected in Maine
The chairman of the Maine Republican Party says he is investigating after 'dozens and dozens of black people' voted on Election Day in rural Maine - but 'nobody in town knows anybody that's black'. -- The GOP politician's allegations have been heavily criticized by Democrats and has drawn skepticism from state elections officials. -- Charlie Webster said he has suspicions about voter fraud because...
|Christian Science Monitor
Court strikes down Michigan ban on affirmative action
A federal appeals court has invalidated Michigan's 2006 ban on race-conscious admissions at the University of Michigan and other public colleges in the state, ruling that the prohibition violates the Constitution's Equal Protection Clause. -- The Sixth US Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati voted 8 to 7 on Thursday to invalidate Proposal 2, a state constitutional amendment that barred race-based affirmative action programs...
|American Patrol Report
Today the New York Times is running an editorial about immigration. It includes this: "There will be challenges, of course. The hard-liners against reform --- including the white-culture alarmists and the closet racists --- have not gone away." Look at it what is happening to California as the white-culture is eroding. It is very alarming.
|Tom Tancredo -- WND.com
Time to retool and reload
The cynicism promoted by our arrogant and shameless media establishment is creating an atmosphere of desperation among a growing number of citizens. When people feel totally disenfranchised, they may not stop at letter writing. Some will resort to violence. If there is blood in the streets as a result of the accelerating assault on our Constitution, the blame rests squarely on the shoulders of our media establishment...
|Anthony Martin -- The Examiner
Doctor fired for opposing Obamacare
The Examiner has learned that Dr. Barbara Bellar, whose video of a speech she gave against ObamaCare went viral, has been fired by the medical center at which she worked, MetroSouth Medical Center of Chicago, Ill. -- Bellar served as chair of the ethics committee at MetroSouth. -- The hospital has refused to comment on the firing, citing confidentiality in personnel matters. But when Bellar asked for a meeting with management...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner
Demographics is destiny. Really?
"Demographics is Destiny," various headlines have proclaimed in the wake of the presidential election. Really? The demographics of America have changed and <<gasp>> changing demographics matters? Well, duh. No kidding. -- You know, nobody likes an "I told you so." And, that's usually what somebody says just before they say, "I told you so."
Move toward a North American Union
...The agreement calls for letting Mexico store water in Lake Mead, and for a pilot program of water releases from the U.S. to replenish wetlands in the Colorado River delta south of the border. -- The water agencies in California, Arizona and Nevada would each buy water from Mexico over three years. The agreement also clears the way for U.S. entities to invest in infrastructure improvements in Mexico in return for a share of the water such projects would save...