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2014 Illinois Tea Party Tax Day Tea Party Rally in St. Charles

April 16, 2014 | Filed Under Adam Andrzejewski, Anti-Americanism, Budget, Business, Democrats/Leftists, Elections, Ethics, Free Trade, GOP, Government, Government Corruption, House of Representatives, Illinois, Illinois State Government, Jim Oberweis, Jobs, Liberals, President, Progressives, Republicans, Senate, Taxes, Tea Party, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

The Illinois Tea Party (illinoisteaparty.net) held its sixth annual Chicago Tax Day Tea Party rally, but this year without the “Chicago” part as the group held their rally in the western suburbs. Specifically, the event was held in the Arcadia Theater in St. Charles where some 300 participants attended to hear candidates for office, activists, and patriotic music.

The April 15 rally targeted Obamacare and Senator Dick Durbin, of course, but mentions of the Illinois Republican Party, Sec. of Treasury candidate and establishment GOPer Tom Cross, and Senator Mark Kirk drew as many boos as the Democrats showing that grass roots conservatives have about had it with the feckless, powerless Illinois GOP.


Head of the Illinois Tea Party Denise Cattoni

Not all elected Republicans were opposed, though. One of the very first speakers introduced by Ill. Tea Party chief Denise Cattoni was State Rep. Jeanne Ives of Wheaton. Ives, while not a dynamic speaker, had a great five-minute speech written up with her key point being that she was going to be troublesome to the state Republican Party. “I will continue to be troublesome, just as troublesome as possible in Springfield,” she said warming to her theme.


State Rep. Jeanne Ives

The first speaker was State Senator Jim Oberweis, who went on first so he could get to a fundraiser.


Candidate for U.S. Senate Jim Oberweis

Oberweis is running as an admitted “underdog” to ultra left-wing Senator Dick Durbin. Obie, as his supporters affectionately dub him, noted that we need to stop the extremism in Washington and made to whip the audience up to dump Durbin by having them repeat, “Millionaire. Career politician. Dick Durbin. Must Go!”
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Writer Huston: Long Road Ahead for GM, But Don’t Count It Out

April 16, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Budget, Business, Capitalism, Crony Capitalism, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Electric, Environment, Ethics, Government Corruption, Green Energy, House of Representatives, Liberals, Nanny State, Oil, President, Progressives, Regulation, Senate, Sequester, Stimulus, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

So, I was on Newsmax TV on Tuesday…

From the Newsmax website:

It will take a long time for General Motors to regain its reputation as a trusted carmaker — but don’t count it out, says Warner Todd Huston, a writer for Wizbang and Breitbart.com.

“Thirteen people killed tied to this [ignition] faulty switch and GM people running for cover,” Huston told Ed Berliner, guest host of “The Steve Malzberg Show” on Newsmax TV.

“But . . . America loves to give people a second act. I wouldn’t count anybody down for the count. [The Rev.] Al Sharpton has been able to make a new living,” Huston said Tuesday.

Since February, GM has recalled 2.6 million vehicles with faulty ignition switches that could cause the engine to turn off and disable the power steering and airbags.

Asked whether the massive recall was a result of negligence on the part of GM, Huston said:

“There’s probably some [who were] saying, no, we’ll fix it later, others that are trying to avoid being held accountable, so, they try to push it off in the background,” he said.

“It’s a mixture of things. I don’t think it’s just . . . negligence, but it’s definitely negligence.”
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The Launch of the Black Conservatives Fund #SayItLoud Campaign

April 14, 2014 | Filed Under Campaign Finance, Congress, Conservatives, Democrats/Leftists, Elections, Ethics, GOP, Government, House of Representatives, Race, Racism, Republicans, Senate, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

Monday marked the launch of a new PAC being called The Black Conservative Fund (BCF). This new campaign is the beginning of a new effort to promote Conservative African Americans joining the fray by running for offices all across the U.S.

The BCF was proud to announce that the first two candidates it is supporting are T. W. Shannon, running for Congress from Oklahoma, and Mia Love, running a second campaign for Congress from Utah.

In its announcement, BCF says, “Black conservatives are rising and uniting with the announcement of Black Conservatives Fund as America’s largest political action committee to elect black conservative candidates at all levels of government.”

The announcement continues saying:
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Racist: Illinois Democrat Calls Bi-Racial Republican a ‘Half’ of a Minority

April 10, 2014 | Filed Under Children, Democrats/Leftists, Education, Ethics, GOP, Government, Government Corruption, House of Representatives, Illinois, Illinois State Government, Liberals, Progressives, Public School, Race, Racism, School Choice, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

Aurora’s Democrat State Representative, Linda Chapa LaVia, decided to let her racist flag fly on the floor of the House earlier this week when she called a bi-racial Republican a”half” of a minority during a debate on her failed teachers union-backed attempt to harm Illinois’ charter schools.

Chapa LaVia was pleading with the minorities in the chamber telling them that only they really care about education in Illinois when she turned toward her right where Rep. John D. Anthony (R, Morris) was sitting whereupon she slammed him as only “half” a minority.

Of course, even by any measure of the left’s ideas of what a “minority” is ancestors wise Anthony fits the bill. He is part Africa and part Hispanic having a Puerto Rican background. He was a policeman and was elected as a Republican in 2013.

Ah, but there is Chapa LaVia’s racist clap trap coming into play, isn’t it? You see, merely being a Republican is enough for Chapa LaVia to claim that Anthony is only “half” a minority.
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Here is Why The GOP is Its and Our Worst Enemy

April 3, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Congress, Conservatives, Democracy, Democrats/Leftists, Eric Cantor, Ethics, GOP, Government, Government Corruption, House of Representatives, John Boehner, Liberals, President, Progressives, Republicans, Senate, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

There aren’t really two major parties in our political system. There are three. Sure there are Democrats–the extreme liberal, Euro-like party–and, yes, there are Republicans. But Republicans are not the conservative party. The GOP is the moderate party. The third party is made of the conservatives and even as they are forced to call themselves Republicans, they have a higher calling than mere party power plays.

Of course, the problem is that since the moderate party and the conservative party are encompassed in the same party, the constant struggle causes the “Republican” Party to lose too often.

The latest example of this struggle can be seen in last week’s incident where the moderate party “leaders” purposefully stuck their finger in the eyes of the conservative caucus with the sudden voice vote on “Doc Fix.”

The conservative faction is still furious at the maneuver meant to defeat them launched by their own supposed leaders.
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Obama’s Newest Assault on Free Speech: The So-Called ‘Free Flow of Information Act’

March 28, 2014 | Filed Under 1st Amendment, Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Bill of Rights, Communism, Congress, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Free Speech, Freedom, Government, Government Corruption, House of Representatives, Journalism, Liberals, Liberty, Media, Media Bias, Nanny State, President, Progressives, Regulation, Rights, Senate, Socialism, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

Obama’s newest attack on free political speech protects neither journalists nor does it assure any “free flow of information.”

In addition to the IRS targeting conservative groups, individuals and their families–and now proposing rules to silence them during elections–and the new FCC plan to police the press by placing so-called “researchers” in newsrooms across the country, the Obama administration is pushing Congress to pass legislation that threatens the First Amendment rights of citizen journalists, grassroots activists, and bloggers by creating a federal government media licensing regime.

The “Free Flow of Information Act of 2013” (S. 987) would allow the federal government to determine who is and who is not a “journalist” and to grant special privileges to only the institutional and paid media.

By giving special legal protections to the journalistic-elite who meet the federal government’s definition of “legitimate” media, the bill would create the very type of government media licensing system that the Founding Fathers intended to prohibit with the First Amendment.
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Crooked Illinois Dems Sneak Ban of Farm Sold Milk into Restroom Access Bill

March 25, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Budget, Business, Capitalism, Constitution, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Farming, Free Trade, Government, Government Corruption, Government, Ill. County, Health, House of Representatives, Illinois, Illinois State Government, Liberals, Progressives, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

This is the kind of crap that makes all politics seem crooked, conniving, scheming, and corrupt. With only days to go until the end of the legislative session a Democrat has sneaked in an amendment that would put a ban on farm-sold raw milk products into a bill meant to merely change the name of the state’s restroom access act.

That’s right, a ban on raw milk sales is now in a bill to provide fair access to restrooms. What do the two have to do with one another? Not a dang thing. But that is how corrupt politics works. If someone wants something stuck in an unrelated bill as a pay off, why all you have to do is set the right levers in motion.

The amendment to HB4036 would prevent the sale of non pasteurized milk products. The amendment was introduced by Chicago Representative Daniel J. Burke.

And what is this restroom bill? The only thing House Bill 4036 was introduced to do was to make a minor change to the name of the restroom act. That is all.
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Iowa Dem Bruce Braley Slams Iowa Farmers As Unfit for Office

March 25, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Budget, Business, Courts, Democrats/Leftists, Elections, Ethics, Farming, Government, Government Corruption, House of Representatives, Iowa, Jobs, Law, Liberals, Progressives, Senate, Taxes, Trial Lawyers, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

Iowa Congressman Bruce Braley is now running for the Senate in the Hawkeye State and he has a message for Iowans: Iowa farmers aren’t good enough for elected office. Iowa needs rich, lawyers like himself in office. At least, this is what he told a roomful of trial lawyers in Texas.

Appearing in a room full of rich trial lawyers who make a living off the backs of the people, Braley noted that he is *one of them* and isn’t like any old lowly Iowa farmer.

It should be noted that one of Iowa’s biggest economic sectors is its farming community.

Naturally, Braley was trying to get these trial lawyers to give him big campaign donations from their deep pockets.

“To put this in stark contrast,” Braley told the gathering of skinners “if you help me win this race, you may have someone with your background, your experience, your voice. Someone who’s been literally fighting tort reform for 30 years, in a visible and public way, on the Senate Judiciary Committee.”

“Or, you might have a farmer from Iowa, who never went to law school, never practiced law, serving as the next chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee,” he continued.

“Because if Democrats lose the majority, Chuck Grassley will be chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee,” he proudly concluded.

So, regular, Iowans who are not part of the “47%” aren’t good enough for office in Iowa?
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What the Heck… Karl Rove Warns Republicans to Stop Attacking Obamacare?

March 21, 2014 | Filed Under Barack Obama, Budget, Congress, Conservatives, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Elections, Ethics, Fox News, GOP, Government, Government Corruption, Health, House of Representatives, Journalism, Karl Rove, Law, Liberals, Media Bias, Obamacare, Progressives, Regulation, Republicans, Senate, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

By nearly every metric, Democrats are finding that Obamacare is a millstone around their necks for the upcoming 2014 midterm elections. Yet so-called Republican Karl Rove is telling the GOP to stop attacking Obamacare? What is he thinking?

Yet, even as Rove says Republicans shouldn’t Attack Obamacare, elections statistician Larry Sabato Says Obamacare is killing Democrats. What is Karl Rove thinking by telling Republicans not to attack Obamacare very hard while Larry Sabato is saying the Dems are extremely vulnerable on Obamacare?

Rove made his comments in a new Wall Street Journal piece.
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The Illinois Primary is Over, Now the Next Fight Begins

March 19, 2014 | Filed Under Congress, Democrats/Leftists, Elections, GOP, Government Corruption, House of Representatives, Illinois, Liberals, Senate, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

In the first week of March I was in Washington DC at a party at the Breitbart embassy situated among the brownstone buildings just behind the U.S. Supreme Court building and I was talking to the National Review’s John Fund about the Illinois primaries. He asked me if Rauner was going to run away with it and I said that Dillard might surprise people and come much closer than anyone expected. Fund scoffed a bit. Turns out I was right.

State Senator Kirk Dillard did, indeed, get a surge in the last weeks of the election over taking the third and fourth place candidates by a long shot and coming within striking distance of Bruce Rauner. Dillard ended up at 38 percent to Rauner’s 40 percent of the vote.

In interviews after last night’s primary Dillard said that the reason he missed it by that much was “money, money, money.” It’s hard to dispute Senator Dillard on this as Rauner outspent all the other candidates due to the millions of his personal fortune he spent on this race.

One could fairly say that Rauner did buy this primary election. But the worrisome thing for Rauner has to be the fact that even with his millions spent he only beat Dillard by a few tiny percentage points. This is a warning note for the general election when he’ll face incumbent Democrat Governor Pat Quinn.

In any case, Rauner will have to define Pat Quinn’s negatives before Quinn defines Rauner’s.
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Ill. Rep. Gutiérrez Likely On Verge of Ethics Charges Filed Against Him

March 18, 2014 | Filed Under Budget, Campaign Finance, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, House of Representatives, Illinois, Liberals, Luis Gutierrez, Progressives, Regulation, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

New reports suggest that Chicago Congressman Luis Gutiérrez (D, ILL) is likely expecting to be charged with ethics violations in Washington.

USA Today reports that Gutiérrez has already spent some $30,000 in legal fees in preparation of defending himself from charges of ethics violations and no violations have yet been filed. It seems clear that the Congressman is sure they are on the verge of being filed.

Even with no investigation announced, in January the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) noted that at least one question over the Congressman’s actions was being held for consideration after the Illinois primaries (Election Day is March 18).

Naturally, Gutiérrez is refusing to make any statements on this matter–and that is probably a good idea since the whole matter is completely up in the air at this time.
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Chicago Sun-Times’ Carol Marin Indulges Her Inner Bigot

March 16, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Chicago, Chicago Sun-Times, Conservatives, Dan Proft, Democrats/Leftists, Elections, Ethics, Family, Government, Government Corruption, House of Representatives, Journalism, Liberals, Media Bias, Progressives, Republicans, Senate, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

Looks like long-time Chicago investigative reporter Carol Marin really laid her hate for everyone right of center bare with her lie-filled attack on WLS radio personality and political operative Dan Proft last week.

Marin, a reporter with quite a reputation for factual columns, lambasted a mail ad that Proft’s political action group sent out that featured a “homophobic” slam on House member Ron Sandack.

Only there was a problem with Marin’s attack on Proft. The ad she was criticizing wasn’t sent by his PAC. It was sent by Illinois Family Action.

Marin slammed Proft as a gay basher, called him a homophobe, and attacked him in several ways interpreting all his mailers are anti-gay.

She proved to be one of those haters of conservatives and Republicans that reads “hate” into everything people right of center do. She proved to be shrill, blind to reality, and more interested in promulgating her own brand of hate than in the truth.
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[VIDEOS] Obamacare Promises (i.e. Lies), Then vs. Now

March 14, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Budget, Business, Capitalism, Congress, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, Health, House of Representatives, Insurance, Jobs, Liberals, Nanny State, Obamacare, President, Progressives, Socialism, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

And this:

This video is public. A Montage of Obama’s “If You Like Your Plan Keep It” Lies

Now today Obama admits, why, gosh, maybe you CAN’T keep your doctor. Imagine that.
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Stupid Democrat Thinks 225-Year-Old Constitution is 400 Years Old

March 13, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Constitution, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Elections, Ethics, Founders, Government, Government Corruption, History, House of Representatives, Liberals, President, Progressives, Texas, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

One of the dumbest democrats in Congress is Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee. She has said many, many stupid things and this week she unleashed another one saying that the U.S., Constitution is 400 years old. This occurred yesterday and I was going to skip the story, but I just can’t let it pass un-mentioned.

This dolt of a human being made the comment on the floor of the House during the debate on the lawless president that sits in the White House. The GOP has floated a law that would hold this criminal president to the law. Plainly enough, the law is titled the Enforce The Law Act and was introduced by Rep. Trey Gowdy (R, SC).

Naturally, Obama is threatening to veto a law that tells him to follow the law. Think about that for a second. Obama wants to be given carte blanche to break the law and is upset anyone would expect him to be a law-abiding chief executive.

This president plans to be a criminal and wants Congress to give him blanket dispensation to be one.
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2014 Primaries: Illinois Family Institute Voter Guide

February 16, 2014 | Filed Under Abortion, Children, Congress, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Elections, Ethics, Gambling, Gay Marriage, Gays, GOP, Government Corruption, Government, Ill. County, House of Representatives, Illinois, Illinois Family Institute, Illinois State Government, Liberals, Policy, Progressives, Republicans, Senate, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

The Illinois Family Institute has been making its recommendations on elections in the Land of Lincoln for quite some time and with the GOP primary for the 2014 election year coming up very soon, I thought I’d pass on their thoughts on the matter here.

CLICK ON IMAGE BELOW TO DOWNLOAD THE GUIDE

For the offices of U.S. Senate and Congress, the guide is made up of ratings based on what the candidates say in answer to key questions on Obamacare, marriage, abortion and other questions, nine in all.
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Conservative Businessman Backs Dr. Julie Cosimo For Ill. 50th District

February 5, 2014 | Filed Under Conservatives, Elections, GOP, Government, House of Representatives, Illinois, Illinois State Government, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Dr. Julie Cosimo, one of the three candidates vying for the Illinois State House from the 50th District and it seems has found a big supporter in businessman Richard Uihlein.

According to state campaign finance reporting, Uline donated $5,300, the maximum amount that can be given by an individual.

Businessman Richard Uihlein was reported as one of the biggest tea party supporters in Illinois.
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Ill. GOP Congressmen React to Obama’s SOTU Speech

January 29, 2014 | Filed Under Adam Kinzinger, Americans For Prosperity, Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Budget, Business, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Elections, Ethics, GOP, Government, Government Corruption, Health, House of Representatives, Illinois, Jobs, Liberals, Obamacare, Peter Roskam, President, Progressives, Randy Hultgren, Republicans, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Several Illinois Republican Congressmen released statements after President Obama’s State of the Union speech last night. Congressmen Roskam, Hultgren, and Kinzinger reacted to the speech, and so did the President of the Illinois chapter of Americans for Prosperity.

First of all, Obama straight out lied several times in his speech last night. His biggest lie was the claim that he once again trotted out saying women only make 77 cents to a man’s dollar in the job market. This is simply a lie, one the left trots out repeatedly despite it being wholly false.

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Illinois Democrats Are Planning to Raise Income Taxes on the Middle Class

January 24, 2014 | Filed Under Americans For Prosperity, Budget, Business, Chicago, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Elections, Entitlements, Ethics, Government Corruption, Government, Ill. County, House of Representatives, Illinois, Illinois State Government, Liberals, Progressives, Senate, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Illinois Democrats want to put a measure on the next ballot to get Illinoisans to agree to change the state constitution to allow a progressive income tax to be instituted. But Democrats are lying to the faces of every citizen when they say that this would only raise taxes on “the rich.” The fact is a progressive rate would immediately raise taxes on every single citizen not to mention open the door for a constant jiggering and re-jiggering of the rates–a jiggering that would only and always go upward.


Illinois State Senator Michael Connelly is leading the charge to stop the progressive tax scheme in Illinois.

Currently the state constitution has an amendment that stipulates that the state will only have an across the board flat tax for everyone. It won’t be higher for some and lower for others as a graduated tax is. Those who wrote this measure in the constitution put it into law because they felt that a flat tax would help small businesses and give the state’s tax structure some stability. Now, Democrats want to throw that stability to the four winds.

To sell the idea, Democrats are pretending that this progressive income tax would only hit “the rich,” but right at the outset this is a lie. Several proposals show that it would hit everyone right at the beginning.
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The 15 Most Stupid Things Liberals Said in 2013

December 27, 2013 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Congress, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, Guns, House of Representatives, Joe Biden, Kathleen Sebelius, Liberals, Nancy Pelosi, Policy, President, Progressives, Senate, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Well, we are coming to the end of the year and that usually brings us to lists of things that happened during the year. To get a jump on that trend, I give you the top 15 most stupid things said by Democrats and liberals in the year 2013.

Certainly what should appear on a “top” list of anything is subjective and we are certain we will miss something really, really stupid that some halfwitted, demagoguing Democrat said sometime during the year, but we’ve come up with fifteen real whoppers, here.

Naturally we just had to use a photo of the king of Democrat stupidity, Vice President Joe Biden, to adorn our list. Biden is a man who at a really once asked Missouri State Senator Chuck Graham “stand up” and be recognized. Chuck Graham is confined to a wheel chair.

***Also see The Dumbest Criminals of 2013***

Topping the list is most certainly what is now the most famous presidential lie in American history, “If you like your plan, you can keep it.” This line of BS was issued over and over again–not just in 2013 but since 2008–by none other than President Obama himself. It has to rank as the most stupid thing any Democrat has said for years. But Obama isn’t the only leftist running about saying stupid things. So, starting with number fifteen and going to number one, here is our list.

Number 15:

“You know what I heard… that it’s not black on black crime that’s killing kids in Chicago, it’s actually cops shooting those kids.”

This load of horse hockey was uttered by Chicago Democrat Monique Davis.

Chicago is closing in on some 400 murders for 2013 of which 80 percent are black. One would think that the national news would be aghast if the Chicago police had shot over 350 blacks in the Windy City! Of course, Rep. Davis is full of crap and is just pushing more racebaiting nonsense.
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Nancy Pelosi Again Pushes ‘Republicans Hate Women’ Lie

December 16, 2013 | Filed Under Abortion, Anti-Americanism, Communism, Congress, Democrats/Leftists, Elections, Entitlements, Ethics, Federalism, GOP, Government, Government Corruption, House of Representatives, Liberals, Nancy Pelosi, Nanny State, Planned Parenthood, Pro-Choice, Pro-Life, Progressives, Socialism, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Former House Speaker (I love to say that) Nancy Pelosi had an interview recently with MSNBC’s Alex Wagner where Pelosi decided to let us all know that Republicans hate women. Yeah, she really has nothing new or truthful to say, granted.

In the interview Pelosi loaded up with a long series of lies.

“I have told people that the Republicans in Congress are against family planning,” she blabbered. “It’s not just about terminating a pregnancy iIt’s about disrespect for women in terms of their decision making to about the sizing or timing of their having a family.”

This is, of course, a straight out lie. Republicans couldn’t care less if women want or don’t want a family and have no interest in getting involved in how women plan their lives. Being against infanticide is does not equate to being against women’s freedom to lead their lives.
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GOP House Speaker John Boehner Has Proclaimed Himself an Enemy to the Tea Party

December 14, 2013 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Budget, Congress, Conservatives, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Ethics, GOP, Government, Government Corruption, House of Representatives, John Boehner, Liberals, President, Progressives, Republicans, Taxes, Tea Party, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Earlier this week, House Speaker John Boehner, the nominal Republican from Ohio, threw down the gauntlet and announced that he is working to defeat anything conservatives and tea party groups want to get done in Washington and the group Tea Party Patriots is ready to accept that challenge.

Leading the establishment charge to continue the growth of big government and defeat conservatism, Boehner attacked those looking to lower taxes, to shrink the size of government, and to defeat the liberal left. The group Tea Party Patriots slammed Boenher saying he “declared war on the Tea Party” with his “smug and pretentious rant.”

Boeher absurdly said that it is the conservative groups and tea partiers working to promulgate conservative principles who are lying to the people and “using using our members and … the American people for their own goals.”
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Dem. Congresswoman Pleads for Unemployment Payments to People WITH Jobs

December 13, 2013 | Filed Under Business, Capitalism, Congress, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Entitlements, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, House of Representatives, Jobs, Liberals, Progressives, Texas, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Texas Democrat, Sheila Jackson-Lee, wants Congress to act. She thinks we need to pay unemployment payments to people… who are already working.

No, seriously. On the floor of the House, Jackson-Lee blabbered that Congress needs to vote. “Let us vote to provide for unemployment insurance for working men and women,” she blared.

“So we can’t be only about our self in this holiday season, particularly as we recognize that the Pope being made man of the year has spoken to the world eloquently about this whole issue of the vulnerable,” Jackson-Lee pompously began.
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Obama Wasn’t The Only Democrat Who Lied About Keeping Our Healthcare

November 24, 2013 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Budget, Business, Congress, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Elections, Entitlements, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, Health, House of Representatives, Insurance, Liberals, Obamacare, President, Progressives, Senate, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Of course, we are all now thoroughly familiar with the four years of lies President Obama laid on us about keeping our healthcare insurance and doctors “if we like them.” But Obama wasn’t the only liar. He had a phalanx of elected Democrats ladling on the same lie to their voters. Here are their quotes.

Rep. Butterfield: “For North Carolinians who already have health insurance, the only changes you will see under the Affordable Care Act are new benefits, better protections from insurance company abuses, and more value for every dollar you spend on health care. If you like your plan you can keep it, and you don’t have to change a thing due to the health care law.” (“Health Care Resources,” as seen on 10/24/2013)

Rep. Cárdenas: “If you have insurance right now, your plan stays the same. This means if you get your health insurance through work, if you have Medicare or if you are a member of California Healthy Families, you keep that coverage.” (“What Valley Residents Need to Know about Health Care Reform”)

Rep. Castor: “…If you like your health insurance, you can keep it. Keep your current doctor as you see fit.” (“What Does Health Insurance Reform Mean for You?”)

“Nothing in this bill will force you to drop your current coverage. Rest assured, if you like your health insurance, you can keep it.” (Press Release, 7/31/2009)
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Even in 2010 Obama Admitted That Millions Would Lose Their Healthcare

November 11, 2013 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Budget, Business, Congress, Economy/Finances, Entitlements, Eric Cantor, Ethics, GOP, Government, Health, House of Representatives, Liberals, Nanny State, Obamacare, President, Progressives, Republicans, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

On one hand Obama has spent four years lying outright to the American public telling them that they could keep their healthcare insurance and their doctors if they liked them. But now that the extent of his lie has become so obvious, we are looking back at past statements proving that on the other hand Obama knew all along that he was lying. Here is one from 2010 revealed by House GOP leader Eric Cantor’s office.

On February 25 of 2010 there was a big meeting between the leaders of the Republicans in the House of Representatives and President Obama. It was one of the very, very few times Obama bothered to reach out to the GOP to talk to them and listen to their points. But in this segment of the meeting we see Obama admitting that millions will lose their insurance.

Leader Cantor asks Obama about the 8 to 9 million that might lose their insurance (something we now know is assured, not just a “might”). Obama replied admitting that this was likely true. Of course, he then lied saying that his Obamacare policies would be better.

“The 8 to 9 million people that you refer to that might have to change their coverage–keep in mind out of the 300 million Americans that we’re talking about–would be folks who the CBO, Congressional Budget Office, estimates would find the deal in the exchange better,” Obama said to Cantor in 2010.

See, folks. He knew all along that his claim that everyone could keep their insurance–period–was a lie.
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Rep. Cole On McCarthy, Creating New Tax Hikes, and Giving Obama Credit for ‘Reform’

October 29, 2013 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Budget, Business, Capitalism, Congress, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government, Health, House of Representatives, Jobs, Liberals, Obamacare, President, Progressives, Republicans, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

In a recent interview, Representative Tom Cole (R, OK) tried to take the “reasonable” stance by claiming that President Obama deserves credit for “reform,” but wouldn’t go so far as to say the tea party was like McCarthyism. He also said he’s open to tax hikes.

In an interview with Bloomberg’s Al Hunt aired on October 26, Cole said that he thinks “both sides would like to deal with the sequester” and by “deal with” he means he’s open to raising taxes, though he uses the euphemism “raising revenue.”

Cole told Hunt that “we,” meaning the GOP, are “willing to put more revenue on the table” to settle the budget negotiations by the December 13 deadline.

The Congressman claims that the GOP is looking to raise taxes in a “pro-growth” way. Cole also says that he’d like to see a tax hike connected to “larger tax reform.”

When he was questioned on those Republicans that no matter what comes will vote no on new “revenue,” Cole ceded the point that many would.
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Allen West: It’s The White Liberals Who Are The Racists

October 24, 2013 | Filed Under Allen West, Congress, Conservatives, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Florida, GOP, Government, House of Representatives, Liberals, President, Progressives, Race, Racism, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Allen West, former Congressman from Florida, is always right on target with his comments, we all know, and his recent Facebook post was exactly right. It’s the “white liberal progressives” who are the real racists in American society.

On Tuesday, October 22, West took to his Facebook Page to lay out the truth.

“And another thing,” West wrote, “beyond Grayson and his cross, there’s Democrat Senator Harry Reid refering to Barack Obama as light-skinned and not speaking in “Negro” dialect. And Democrat Vice President Joe Biden refering to Barack Obama as “clean and articulate.” Where oh where is the outrage from NAACP, National Urban League, Congressional Black Caucus, Rev’s Jackson or Sharpton? Oops, I forgot — white liberal progressives have a get out of jail free card. It’s just tragic that these traitors are selling the black community out to the party of slavery, Ku Klux Klan, Jim Crow, literacy tests, poll tax, and modern day economic servitude. And they call me Uncle Tom?”
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Obama Threatens to Crash Global Economy Unless He Gets Everything He Wants

October 15, 2013 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Budget, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Elections, Ethics, GOP, House of Representatives, Liberals, President, Progressives, Senate, Sequester, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | 1 Comment

-By Warner Todd Huston

This is the most petulant, most arrogant president in American history and now he is threatening to purposefully crash the global economy unless the Republicans bend over backwards, betray their voters, and give Obama every political policy he wants.

Obama keeps claiming that he and his Eurocratic Democrat Party cohorts won’t “pay a ransom” over the current budget impasse in Washington DC. But with his sudden insistence that the GOP abandon the sequester cuts–the only real cuts the GOP has managed to put into place–then he’ll crash the US and global economies. So, essentially Obama is demanding a $1.1 trillion dollar ransom!

$1.1 trillion, as it happens, is what the sequester was going to save. Granted the sequester wasn’t really made up of anything other than cuts in the growth of federal spending, but still it was $1.1 trillion in spending that wasn’t going to happen.

But, now Obama is threatening to force the USA into default unless the GOP abandons even that tiny cut in spending.
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Texas Congressman Slams RINO John McCain

October 15, 2013 | Filed Under Budget, Congress, Conservatives, Ethics, GOP, House of Representatives, Liberals, Senate, Taxes, Texas, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert is sick to death of RINO Republicans like Arizona senator John McCain, dubbed John McLame by most conservatives. Though he didn’t exactly name the RINO from Arizona, he certainly painted quite a picture last weekend slamming him.

Gohmert was speaking during a panel discussion at the Values Voter Summit that was held over the weekend of October 12 and the discussion moved toward the current budget impasse in DC.

Gohmert then brought up “some senator from Arizona” as he prepared to slam John McCain in a thinly veiled reference.

“I heard just before I came some senator from Arizona,” Gohmert said to laughter from the audience. “A guy that liked Qadaffi before he wanted to bomb him, a guy that liked Mubarak before he wanted him out, a guy that’s been to Syria and supported Al-Qaeda and rebels. But he was saying today ‘The shutdown has been a fool’s errand.’ And I agree with him. The President and Harry Reid should not have shut this government down,” he said to great applause.
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Elitist Democrat Congressman Bruce Braley Upset That His Servants Were Furloughed

October 9, 2013 | Filed Under Budget, Congress, Democrats/Leftists, Entitlements, Ethics, House of Representatives, Iowa, Liberals, Progressives, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

What is a powerful, important, privileged Democrat member of the House of Representatives supposed to do when his House Gym towel boys have been furloughed? I mean are we to expect a high falutin member of Congress to get his own towel? SERIOUSLY? I mean, isn’t this far too much to expect of Representative Bruce Braley (D, Iowa)?

Well, Braley, for one, is incensed that he’s now expected to get his own towel since the towel boys at the Congressional gym have been furloughed due to the partial government shut down.

Thanks to Emily at Naked DC we find that Braley was complaining that he is far too important to get his own towel but these evil, mean, lowlivian Republicans are forcing the whole of Washington to shut down terribly inconveniencing the most high members of the ruling class like Braley.

It is a crime, I tell you.
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VIDEO: Why Won’t Democrats Do Their Job?

October 3, 2013 | Filed Under Barack Obama, Budget, Congress, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government, House of Representatives, Liberals, President, Progressives, Senate, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

If you want blame for the shut down, blame Obama and the Democrats who have spent the last five years violating the Constitution, shirking their duty, and refusing to pass a yearly budget as they are required by law.

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