Alan Simpson Embodies Fading RINO ‘Glory Days’

alnsmpsnOutside of his home state of Wyoming, former Senator Alan Simpson is best known as the Republican collaborator in the 1986 “Simpson Mazzoli” amnesty bill that officially sanctioned illegal immigration and opened the floodgates on the nation’s southern border. More recently, he signed on to the empty [...]

The Lois Lerner Affair and Beyond

We have finally seen reveled what many of us knew all along; that Lois Lerner, the head of the IRS exempt organizations unit, was up to her eyeballs in the mishandling of the applications by Tea Party and similar groups that occurred during the run-up to the 2012 election. Lerner’s job was to oversee the [...]

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 [...]

When Governments Attack the Private Sector

crnysmYour average government – anywhere in the world – has more resources at its disposal than just about any private company on the planet.

So when a government sets its sites on making a private company’s life miserable – it almost always can. Because it can [...]

American Taxpayers, Workers and Vendors Screwed by Spanish Conglomerate Abengoa that Snagged Billions in US Green Energy Stimulus Funds

abngIn the summer of 2012, when Marita Noon and I began our collaboration in exposing the entire green corruption scheme, we covered a favored White House Spanish conglomerate in our piece “How Democrats Say ‘Crony Corruption’ in Spanish: Abengoa.”

Early this year, we received bombshell testimony, [...]

Wyoming Governor Mead Continues Mocking the Law

gvmdOn Wednesday March 26, an audit of expenditures of federal funds by Wyoming government agencies was released to the public, in which the state Department of Education received extremely high marks for proper spending practices. This situation hardly made the news, and has generally been greeted with [...]

Why Not Rand Paul?

rndplnsa“Mr. President, we will not let you run roughshod over our rights. We will challenge you in the courts, we will battle you at the ballot box. Mr. President, we will not let you shred our Constitution… It is decidedly not a time for the faint of [...]

When Private Companies Beg for Government Favors – It’s Crony Socialism

crnysmCrony Socialism is, in part, the government cutting special deals for certain companies – at the expense of other companies, and the free market.

It is particularly pathetic when companies publicly troll for this treatment. It’s almost as if they’ve given up on actually, you know, [...]

What Housing Bubble? Liberals won’t be Looking in their Closets!

frclsrfrdThere has been a lot of talk or writing last week about the housing bubble. And that the so called mortgage fraud that was to be taken to the wood shed is another Obama fantasy that just ain’t happening.

One writes about Holder in a NY [...]

Wastebook 2013 Lists the Most Awful Government Spending

Brussels home of US ambassador to NATOThe Brussels’ home of the U.S. Ambassador to NATO received $704,198 in gardening and landscaping services. The purchase included, “960 violas, 960 tulips, 960 begonias, 72 Japanese evergreen shrubs, 504 ivy geraniums, 168 hybrid heath evergreen shrubs, 204 American wintergreens, and [...]

Obama as a Religious Cult Leader

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Back in the late 1970’s I had the, perhaps dubious, privilege of working on a case at law in which we were defending our client against an organization generally associated with what was called the religious cult movement. There were a number of such [...]

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 [...]

Financial and Moral Deficits

Without a general and profound moral reform of American society beginning with each individual American, no financial reform project will succeed or bear lasting fruit. Tweet [...]

Pentagon to Answer for Death of Navy SEALs

extrtn17As news comes from the White House of another election year withdrawal of all American troops from Afghanistan, which promises to leave the region in the same kind of terrorist run chaos as Iraq, a House Sub-Committee on Government Oversight of National Security is set to grill [...]

Congressional Panel Probes Extortion 17 Tragedy in Afghanistan

extrtn17bA House of Representatives committee heard testimony on Thursday regarding a military special operations mission in 2011, code named “Extortion 17″ by the personnel involved in the classified operation during the continuing Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan, that ended in heartbreaking tragedy for family members of the heroes [...]

Is Ukraine Destined To Be Repeated Elsewhere?

YnkoychThe stunning events in Ukraine are fading from the news flashes and computer screens across America, at least for the moment. An unsettling testament to the shortness of the modern American attention span, late breaking news stories focus instead on the aftermath of the Sochi Olympics and [...]

Two Fallen Idols – Pete Seeger and Woody Allen

wdyalnptsgrShakespeare had Mark Antony comment in his funeral oration for Caesar that “the Evil that men do lives after them, the good is oft interred with their bones” – a wistful remark on the propensity of the Roman mob [...]

Suing Americans under International Law — in American Courts

pstrsctlvlyImagine you go overseas and give a speech advocating a cause, only to come home and find you’re being sued for “crimes against humanity.” No, what you did wasn’t illegal under American law or under the laws of the nation in which you expressed your words.

You’re [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Jason Furman’s Big Lie

 

When the Congressional Budget Office projections came out on February 4, it was exactly what yours truly expected. After all, every time the government meddles in the economy the regulations end up causing trouble, which invariably means a loss of jobs. Obamacare was not going to be an exception. The only issue was what [...]

Frustration in Houston (And Elsewhere)

It was Friday, and the last day of January 2014. On my way home from my day job I was listening to the evening drive time show on our local independent radio station KSEV 700. Because Dan Patrick, one of the station’s long time hosts and a member of the Texas Senate, was running for [...]

Driving Back Government Overreach In Wyoming

Hours before Barack Obama gave his monotonously predictable 2014 “State of the Union” charade, an event of potentially enormous consequences occurred in the State of Wyoming, which reflects a groundswell of sentiments from the American Heartland. By a three-to-two vote, the Wyoming Supreme Court overturned Senate File 104, an outrage perpetrated by the state legislature [...]






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