Harry Reid’s Crony Capitalism Behind Showdown With Nevada Rancher?

clvnbndyThe major news media, with the exception of Fox News, has been deafeningly quiet about the federal government’s thwarted raid last week on a Nevada rancher. Heavily-armed agents from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) descended upon Cliven Bundy’s ranch, seizing 389 of his 900 cattle. The [...]

A Small Step for Brandeis – a Giant Step for Dhimmitude

ali hirsiI left a five minute message yesterday on the office telephone of President Lawrence of Brandeis University explaining why his decision to rescind the proposal to award Aayan Hirsi Ali an honorary degree was “A small step for Brandeis but a giant step for dhimmitude” (a [...]

Dumb Gun Technology

Every time an incident of “gun violence” makes national news someone comes out with a proposal to further restrict or control firearms ownership and usage. The latest coming from Eric Holder is to use electronic technology. Either the gun will have a built in finger print scanner that will prevent anyone other than the owner [...]

Dangerous Erosion of Freedom as Obama Cedes Control of the Internet

intrntcnsrshpSince the Internet now permeates our lives in every possible way, it is disturbing that Obama has relinquished U.S. control over its underlying structure. Control will be turned over to a global panel, which will include totalitarian countries that do not value our First Amendment protection of [...]

Gun-free Zones and Progressives’ Insanity

gnfrzn2They say that lightening never strikes twice in the same place. Not true. It does if you stand high atop a cliff’s edge with a lightning rod above your head during a thunderstorm. In fact, in the unlikely event you survive the first strike, it’ll keep right [...]

Hobby Lobby: Should Employers be Forced to Provide Abortifacients?

embryThe U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments last week in the Hobby Lobby case, to decide whether a business that provides health-care insurance to its employees can be forced to include abortifacients in its coverage. Hobby Lobby filed a lawsuit against the federal government over the Obamacare [...]

The Plan for Police Nullification

mlnlb2“I [sic] give my left n** to bang down your door and come for your gun,” said the cop. This statement, made by Branford, Ct., police officer Joseph Peterson in a Facebook conversation earlier this month, created quite a blogosphere firestorm. Internet commenters from Sacramento to Saratoga [...]

Cop: I’d Love to “Bang down Your Door and Come for Your Gun”

brkdwndrHow would you feel if a police officer you knew for 20 years told you that if an order was issued to confiscate your guns, he wouldn’t hesitate to “kick your door in”? This was the precisely the experience Connecticut resident, Navy veteran and former firefighter John [...]

Wyoming Governor Emulates Lawlessness of Obama Administration

gvmdLike a rapidly advancing malignancy, the pattern of lawlessness and corruption exhibited by Barack Obama and his appointed minions is predictably spreading to other levels of government. It is unfortunate and dangerous that Obama now routinely flouts the law, either by openly asserting that he will not [...]

Molon Labe: Connecticut’s Terrifying Start Of Gun Confiscation

mlnlbThe latest gun control law in Connecticut has crossed a very frightening line. A standoff has been created between the government and tens of thousands of gun owners now considered felons. It marks the beginning of an Orwellian new phase. Gun owners saw it coming, as evidenced [...]

Obama’s Pen, Phone and Scissors

obm-exordrsThe recent arrogant remarks by the President that he does not have to wait for Congress to act because he has a pen and phone are nothing less than throwing down a gauntlet to both humiliate and deprecate not just the Congress, but eventually the Supreme Court [...]

Gun History, Protect The Second Amendment

gncntrlIn 1929, the Soviet Union established gun control. From 1929 to 1953, about 20 million dissidents, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated. In 1911, Turkey established gun control. From 1915 to 1917, 1.5 million Armenians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated. [...]

Obama’s 2015 Budget Takes Aim at American Gun Owners

gncntrl9The release of the proposed Fiscal-Year 2015 Budget released on Tuesday reveals that President Barack Obama and his minions have not abandoned their mission to control guns in the hands of U.S. citizens, even after the abysmal failures last year in the liberal-left’s quest to pass their [...]

We Don’t Want the Government Violating Newsrooms, Political Speech or the Internet

cnrshpThis past week a long-existing pernicious problem finally broke through to wider attention – thanks in large part to a two-weeks-ago editorial by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Ajit Pai.

The FCC Wades Into the Newsroom

Why is the agency studying ‘perceived station bias’ and [...]

Obamacare Puts Your Personal Data at Risk

networkneutralityMaybe three million people have signed up for Obamacare. That’s less than half the seven million that the administration expected by the end of open enrollment in March. There are several reasons for this shortfall: Many consumers (especially the young) find the coverage too expensive, many have [...]

An Absolute Right To Refuse Service

wdngckAlbert Einstein once said, “Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.”

He was right.

In the aftermath of the Arizona religious-freedom skirmish, I have a few questions for those who would presume to compel religious business owners, under penalty of law, to “provide [...]

Obamacare and the Keystone XL Pipeline

 

By now everyone who has kept an intelligent eye on current events knows that Obamacare is not about making medical care less expensive or more available. Obviously, the cost of medical “insurance” plans has gone up instead of down, as originally advertised. So has the end cost to consumers of medical care. With higher [...]

Obama’s Weaponization of Government

When you analyze the public response to the State of the Union and the latest polling data, it’s clear that the President has lost a tremendous amount of credibility with the American public. I scarcely think he cares at this point. A tired, graying Barack Obama stood before Congress [...]

Government-Imposed Net Neutrality: Twice Bitten – Not Shy About a Third Try

networkneutralityWhy does the federal government appear so adamant to again blatantly ignore the law, power grab the Internet and re-impose Network Neutrality?

After all, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has already tried it – twice. And been unanimously rebuked by the D.C. Circuit Court – twice. [...]

DOD’s War against the Framers and Conservative Ideas

gvtsrvlncHistorical Background of FOIA

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552, is a federal freedom of information law that sanctions the full or restricted disclosure of previously unreleased information and documents controlled by the United States government. The Act outlines agency records subject to [...]

A Nation of Flaws, Not of Men

Dictators are a curious and dangerous breed, but they have many common characteristics once they get power:

1. They usually rule autocracies, or a government with a single leader with no check on his exercise of power.

2. They usually retain or expand their power through use of the mass media.

3. They [...]

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EXCLUSIVE! Online interview with The Gunny on his new book, obesity, PETA and political correctness

Jan 2014 GunnyOur January issue of Western Shooting Journal features an interview with R. Lee Ermey, aka The Gunny, about his new book, the Second Amendment, the military, and acting. We also interviewed him about politics, and that bonus interview is featured here. You can pick up [...]

SHOT Show: The Last Bastion of Growing Conservatism

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With Ted Nugent at SHOT Show

Conservatives have been losing ground in virtually every area in politics except the Second Amendment. Increasing violence and an expanding, more intrusive government have made Americans concerned about their safety. The Democrats’ policies and values have resulted in generations [...]

The Senate and Federalism – A Failure of Checks and Balances

When the Constitution was amended in 1913 to allow election of U.S. Senators by public vote it was a major change in the way in which the federal government operated. It also radically changed the power structure within the legislature, to the effect that one of the major checks on federal power was removed, paving [...]






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