The Eight Biggest Lies

From American Overlook: President Barack Obama is a politician, so according to the old joke, if his lips are moving he’s lying. But Obama’s critics would tell you the president doesn’t just lie, he tells some real whoppers. Culling that list of fibs, falsehoods and outright fabrications can be a difficult task, but let’s give it the old college try. College Speaking of college, what’s the deal with Obama’s transcripts? He hasn’t exactly lied about them, but he hasn’t been forthcoming with them either. We know his predecessor George W. Bush was a C student. But then again, he earned … Continue reading

Muslim FBI Moles

From WND: Congressman cites report in warning about agency’s ‘systemic problem’   The FBI field office that defied clear and direct orders from Washington headquarters to “cease contact” with a terrorist front group at the same time allowed a Muslim agent investigated for compromising a major terrorism case to remain on the squad, WND has learned. After the FBI banned the Council on American-Islamic Relations from its counterterror outreach programs in response to evidence the group fronts for the Muslim Brotherhood and its Palestinian terrorist branch Hamas, the FBI’s Los Angeles field office liaisoned with CAIR in violation of official … Continue reading

Feds to Fund School Security Officers

From Fox News: Obama administration to allocate $45M for cops in schools The Obama administration plans to spend millions of dollars to place armed police officers in schools throughout the country in a move advocated by the National Rifle Association in the wake of last December’s shooting massacre in Newtown, Conn. The Department of Justice announced Friday it’s giving nearly $45 million to fund 356 new school resource officer positions. Funding will be provided by grants from the department’s Community Oriented Policing Services, or COPS, office. “Just over nine months after the senseless mass shooting at Sandy Hook, we remain … Continue reading

Are You Familiar with Civil Forfeiture?

Civil Forfeiture is when the feds confiscate funds and/or assets related to the commission of a crime. Some jurisdictions specifically use the term “confiscation” instead of “forfeiture”.  Such asset confiscations can occur without a conviction and sometimes in the absence of evidence. Civil Asset Forfeiture is a part of the Criminal Justice system. Federal civil forfeiture law features an appalling lack of due process:  It empowers the government to seize private property from Americans without ever charging, let alone convicting, them of a crime.  Perversely, the government then pockets the proceeds while providing no prompt way to get a court to review the seizure. … Continue reading

Seventy Fed Agencies with Armed Divisions

From Fox News: Armed EPA raid in Alaska sheds light on 70 fed agencies with armed divisions The recent uproar over armed EPA agents descending on a tiny Alaska mining town is shedding light on the fact that 40 federal agencies – including nearly a dozen typically not associated with law enforcement — have armed divisions. The agencies employ about 120,000 full-time officers authorized to carry guns and make arrests, according to a June 2012 Justice Department report. Though most Americans know agents within the Drug Enforcement Agency and the Federal Bureau of Prisons carry guns, agencies such as the … Continue reading

What First Amendment?

Once again we have the left trampling on our Constitutional rights. From Breitbart by Ben Shapiro: An amendment is moving through the Senate Judiciary Committee that would essentially allow the government to determine who is a journalist for purposes of legal protection of sources. For purposes of protecting a source, a “journalist” under law would be anyone who: Works or worked for “an entity or service that disseminates news or information by means of newspaper; nonfiction book; wire service; news agency; news website, mobile application or other news or information service…news program; magazine or other periodical…or through television or radio … Continue reading

Government Spying on Credit Card Transactions Now

As if tapping our phones and our computers weren’t enough, now they are monitoring our credit card transactions. From the Washington Examiner – Consumer Financial Protection Bureau officials are seeking to monitor four out of every five U.S. consumer credit card transactions this year — up to 42 billion transactions – through a controversial data-mining program, according to documents obtained by the Washington Examiner. A CFPB strategic planning document for fiscal years 2013-17 describes the “markets monitoring” program through which officials aim to monitor 80 percent of all credit card transactions in 2013. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that 1.16 billion … Continue reading