Rick Perry: Guardsmen Needed at Border to Handle Criminals
(Newsmax) – National Guardsmen are needed along the border with Mexico to deter and detain criminals, Texas Gov. Rick Perry told the Tribune-Review in an interview critical of the Obama administration’s delayed response to a surge of illegal immigrant children. Deploying 1,000 Guardsmen “has nothing to do with unaccompanied minors or children crossing the border,” … Continue reading Rick Perry: Guardsmen Needed at Border to Handle Criminals
Border Patrol Agents: Cartels, Gangs Recruiting Illegal Youth at Govt Facilities
(Newsmax) – Members of one of the most dangerous drug gangs in the Western Hemisphere are infiltrating a federal facility and trying to recruit Central American youths illegally entering the United States, sources tell Fox News. MS-13 members are recruiting pre-teens from among the estimated 57,000 unaccompanied youths and others who have come to the … Continue reading Border Patrol Agents: Cartels, Gangs Recruiting Illegal Youth at Govt Facilities
Fox Star ‘Persecuted’ over ‘Persecuted’?
Gretchen Carlson ‘cracking up’ at criticism: ‘I laughed out loud’ (Hollywood Reporter) – The religious thriller Persecuted has pulled in a mere $900,000 since it hit theaters on July 18, but the film is making waves online due to its premise that Christianity is under attack in modern-day America. Many of those panning the film also are … Continue reading Fox Star ‘Persecuted’ over ‘Persecuted’?
‘Pocket Drones’: Army Developing Tiny Spies For Next Big War
(Washington Times) – Future U.S. Army soldiers sent into combat may have a brand new tool at their disposal: the pocket drone. The U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center in Massachusetts is developing a “pocket-sized aerial surveillance device” for soldiers assigned to small units in dangerous environments. When the Army’s efforts come to fruition, the … Continue reading ‘Pocket Drones’: Army Developing Tiny Spies For Next Big War
N.Y. Times Urges: Legalize Marijuana
But suggests suggests banning sales to people under 21 (Politico) – The New York Times’ editorial board on Saturday called on the federal government to legalize marijuana. Citing alcohol prohibition, social costs and states’ movements, the board argued “after a great deal of discussion” that “the balance falls squarely on the side of national legalization.” “We considered … Continue reading N.Y. Times Urges: Legalize Marijuana
Just Since Re-Election: 81 Rounds of Golf, 75 Fundraisers
(NY Post) – While domestic crises simmer and international conflicts flare, President Obama can be counted on to pitch and putt. The duffer in chief has played 81 rounds of golf and had attended 75 political fund-raisers in the 628 days since his 2012 re-election, a Post analysis of his schedule found. The president is … Continue reading Just Since Re-Election: 81 Rounds of Golf, 75 Fundraisers
Poll: Just 18% Claim to be “Better Off” Under Obamacare
(Townhall) – We wrote this poll up several days ago. But perhaps it merits some additional attention on a slowish news weekend. For starters, there can be no doubt that some Americans have benefitted enormously from the Affordable Care Act. As Guy previously noted, the uninsured who’ve finally obtained coverage (or qualified for subsidies or suffered … Continue reading Poll: Just 18% Claim to be “Better Off” Under Obamacare
Will Congress Delay August Recess to Address Border Crisis?
(Daily Signal) – Despite repeated prodding from “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace, Rep. Steve Scalise wouldn’t definitively say whether the U.S. House would delay its month-long August recess and remain in Washington, D.C., to address the flood of illegal immigrants coming to the United States. “We’re going to get our job done,” said Scalise, the Louisiana Republican who will … Continue reading Will Congress Delay August Recess to Address Border Crisis?
Is Obamacare on Its Way Back to the Supreme Court?
(Daily Signal) – And there you have it, ladies and gentlemen: two different federal courts of appeal, issuing completely contradictory rulings on the very same day, on the very same issue. That’s what happened Tuesday. If nothing else, the dueling rulings should hasten the day when the next phase of litigation involving the Patient Protection … Continue reading Is Obamacare on Its Way Back to the Supreme Court?
Obama Admin Seeking ‘A Common Place’ Between Israel and Hamas
(Free Beacon) – On CNN’s State of the Union, President Obama’s Deputy National Security Adviser said that Secretary of State John Kerry is seeking “a common place” between Israel and Hamas in order “to stop the violence” in Gaza. Ben Rhodes, one of Obama’s closest foreign policy advisers, also criticized Israel over civilian casualties in Gaza, … Continue reading Obama Admin Seeking ‘A Common Place’ Between Israel and Hamas
Rep. Scalise Calls Out Obama: ‘First White House In History Trying To Start Narrative Of Impeachment’
(Daily Caller) – New House GOP Whip Steve Scalise called President Obama’s extended discourse on his own impeachment nothing but a political game, noting this “might be the first White House in history trying to start the narrative of impeaching their own president.” Scalise spoke with Fox New’s Chris Wallace on Sunday about the president’s … Continue reading Rep. Scalise Calls Out Obama: ‘First White House In History Trying To Start Narrative Of Impeachment’
Obama’s Approval Ratings Still at All-Time Low
(Newsmax) – President Barack Obama’s approval numbers are matching his all-time previous lowest rating, with Gallup’s daily poll putting his numbers at at 39 percent positive to 54 percent negative. The numbers are just slightly worse than his previous low in March, when he scored 39 percent positive and 55 percent negative, as Americans have had plenty … Continue reading Obama’s Approval Ratings Still at All-Time Low
Nanny-State of the Week: Wisconsin Towns Fight Repeal of Bow Ban
(Newsmax) – Robin Hood, Hawkeye, and Katniss Everdeen would all be way less fierce if they lived in many towns throughout Wisconsin. But the bow-welding heroes likely would give two thumbs up to the state’s new law that repeals local bans on using crossbows and other bow weapons. A number of towns across the state … Continue reading Nanny-State of the Week: Wisconsin Towns Fight Repeal of Bow Ban
Ben Carson: Obamacare Puts Healthcare in ‘Hands of Bureaucrats’
(Newsmax) – Retired pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson charged on Saturday that Obamacare has taken away Americans’ right to make their own healthcare decisions with their physicians. “We took the most important thing people have, which is their healthcare, and put in the hands of bureaucrats,” Carson told former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee on his Fox … Continue reading Ben Carson: Obamacare Puts Healthcare in ‘Hands of Bureaucrats’
Pelosi: Obama’s Foreign Policy Leadership ‘Very Strong’
(Newsmax) – The world is more complicated now than during the Cold War era and President Barack Obama leadership has been “very strong,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says. Appearing Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Pelosi said that Obama was “in the lead” supporting the Iron Dome Israeli defense system which has been … Continue reading Pelosi: Obama’s Foreign Policy Leadership ‘Very Strong’
Lindsey Graham: Putin Is Bluffing Obama and Winning
(Newsmax) – Russian President Vladimir Putin is beating the United States on a bluff, Sen. Lindsey Graham says. “He’s playing a poker game with a pair of 2’s and winning,” Graham said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.” President Obama’s leadership is not held in high regard with Putin or other enemies, and that … Continue reading Lindsey Graham: Putin Is Bluffing Obama and Winning
Texas Dem Urges Obama to Prioritize Border Visit
(Breitbart) – After President Barack Obama failed to visit the border on recent fundraising trips to Texas and California, Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) said on Friday that he hopes Obama could prioritize a visit to the border to see the crisis firsthand. Castro made his remarks on Twitter in a “TweetThePress” exchange with embattled Meet The … Continue reading Texas Dem Urges Obama to Prioritize Border Visit
Chamber of Commerce Hires Top Marco Rubio Aide to Push Amnesty
(Breitbart) – A year after Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) was the face of the Senate’s Gang of Eight’s immigration reform bill, one of his top immigration aides will help the Chamber of Commerce push amnesty legislation. According to LegiStorm, “Jon Baselice, who covered immigration issues as Rubio’s legislative assistant for the past four years, filed … Continue reading Chamber of Commerce Hires Top Marco Rubio Aide to Push Amnesty
MSBNC: NRA Voters Spell ‘Trouble For Democrats’ In November 2014
(Breitbart) – On July 24, MSNBC’s Ronan Farrow and Jonathan Alter discussed the NRA’s “Trigger the Vote” campaign for the upcoming November elections, and the overall success NRA voters have over Democrats in midterm elections. Farrow said the NRA’s current campaign “is a more concise, stronger piece of messaging to convey than the [gun control side] … Continue reading MSBNC: NRA Voters Spell ‘Trouble For Democrats’ In November 2014