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Populist Hillary To Award Clinton Foundation Honors to Leo DiCaprio at Gala

September 15, 2014 | Filed Under Bill Clinton, Budget, Business, Capitalism, Democrats/Leftists, Elections, Entertainment, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, Hillary Clinton, Hollywood, Liberals, Movies, Nanny State, President, Progressives, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

Later this month, the Clinton Foundation is throwing a big gala to honor its 2014 Global Citizen Award winner, actor Leonardo DiCaprio. But with this hoity-toity gala, so much for Hillary being the “populist” woman of the people.

As Hillary and her surrogates attempt to recast the former First Lady and Secretary of State as a populist woman of the people, her Clinton Foundation is set to celebrate with a dozen famous and high powered citizens of the world during its September 21 soirée.
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Still a Slavish Flack: Carney Blames TV Networks for Fewer Obama Speeches

September 14, 2014 | Filed Under Afghanistan, Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Budget, Business, Capitalism, CNN, Congress, Democrats/Leftists, Foreign Countries, Government Corruption, Iraq, Jobs, Journalism, Liberals, Media, Media Bias, President, Progressives, Syria, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

By joining CNN as an on-air commentator, former Obama Press Secretary Jay Carney has passed through the revolving door between the Obama administration and the media, but he is still Obama’s man and in an interview with his new employer he noted that the TV networks are to blame for Obama not being allowed to make more TV speeches. It is lain that Carney will continue to be a bind flack for Obama even on CNN.

Carney stepped down from his post as White House press secretary in June and by September it was announced he was joining CNN as a news commentator. But Carney rose up as an Obama flack one more time in a new interview released on the eve of his debut on the cable network.

In the Wednesday interview Carney explained away Obama’s inability to understand the “optics” of the presidency, said he was serious about putting a halt to the terrorism of ISIS, and said that Twitter was a helpful tool for the White House.
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Chicago’s Emanuel May Find His Millions Won’t Save His Re-Election

September 13, 2014 | Filed Under Budget, Business, Campaign Finance, Capitalism, Chicago, Democrats/Leftists, Elections, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, Illinois, Jobs, Liberals, Progressives, Rham Emanuel, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has over $8 million in his campaign fund and usually that sort of cash is quite a harbinger of election success but maybe not this time as the mayor’s approval ratings crater and at least two powerful opponents warm to a run against him, one of whom might be backed by the deep pockets of the national teachers union.

Emanuel has amassed over $8 million for his re-election thanks to his close association with a network of big dollar donors. He also has a secondary fund that many consider a slush fund.
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[VIDEO] Hotonomics: Big Gov’t Vs Small Govt Knockout

September 13, 2014 | Filed Under Budget, Business, Capitalism, Communism, Crony Capitalism, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Ethics, Federalism, France, Government, Government Corruption, Jobs, Liberals, Progressives, Socialism, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

In the battle between government models, small government is winning. Hotnomics is hosted by Emerald Robinson.

Video courtesy of the Center for Freedom and Prosperity.


Illinois Worst Again With Highest Home Foreclosure Rate in Nation

September 12, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Banks, Barack Obama, Budget, Business, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, Illinois State Government, Jobs, Liberals, Michael Madigan, Pat Quinn, President, Progressives, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

A website that tracks bank foreclosures on homes across the nation finds that Barack Obama’s Illinois has once again become the worst state in the country for people losing their homes.

Bankrate.com reports that one in ever 747 homes have received a foreclosure notice in the Land of Lincoln. By comparison, the national average in one in every 1,203 homes.
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Illinois Website Beats Attempt to Silence its News Coverage

September 12, 2014 | Filed Under 1st Amendment, Chicago, Constitution, Courts, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, Illinois, Judges, Law, Liberals, Republicans, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

In 2011 a political operative attempted to sue the Illinois news website Illinois Review for “defamation” over one of its stories. This week a federal appeals court issued its final ruling dismissing the lawsuit handing the website a long hoped for victory for free speech.

The Thomas Moore Society was pleased to report that IR emerged the victor in this illicit attempt to silence them saying that Satkar Hospitality Inc. lost its appeal before the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. (See decision here)

“We’re very pleased that this blatant attempt to silence aggressive political reporting has been finally rejected by the courts,” Peter Breen, Thomas More Society vice president and senior counsel said in a statement. “Illinois Review has a First Amendment right to speak out on controversial issues, and frivolous lawsuits should not be permitted to shut down their free speech.”
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Cities That Have Used Military Equipment for Riot Control Might Owe Feds Millions

September 11, 2014 | Filed Under 9/11, Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Budget, Congress, Constitution, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Freedom, Government, Government Corruption, Gun Control, Homeland Security, Law, Liberals, Liberty, Military, Patriot Act, Pentagon, Police State, Policy, President, Progressives, Regulation, Security/Safety, Senate, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

On Tuesday, Obama administration officials testified that local police who received surplus military equipment from a government program were never supposed to use that equipment for riot control and if the items were misused, cities may be forced to repay millions in grants given them by the government to purchase the equipment.

The testimony was delivered before Congress by members of the Defense and Homeland Security departments on Tuesday afternoon in a hearing that was spurred by shocking images from Ferguson, Missouri where police used a variety of military-styled equipment to quell rioting last month. Local police obtained some of that surplus military equipment through the Pentagon’s 1033 Program.

During the hearing Senators pointed out that many departments have been given equipment that they really have no legitimate need for. During the hearing it was revealed that one small Oklahoma county sheriff’s department for instance, received two 18-ton MRAP armored vehicles even though the department has only one full-time peace officer.

Several Senators questioned just why local police need military equipment at all. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul noted that 12,000 bayonets have been given out to local police and he wondered why a weapon of war like that, one used solely for killing and not peacekeeping, needed to be placed in the hands of a police department.
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Many Want to Forget 9/11–But We Must NEVER Forget!

September 11, 2014 | Filed Under 9/11, al Qaeda, Anti-Americanism, Constitution, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government Corruption, ISIS, Islam, Islamofascism, Jihad, Koran, Liberals, Military, Patriot Act, President, Progressives, Religion, Security/Safety, Sharia, Terrorism, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

It has been 13 years since that horrible day in 2001 when terrorism hit America with a vengeance. But many want to forget and pretend it never happened and we already have a generation of kinds just about to, or soon to enter into their teen years who can’t remember what happened on September 11, 2001. It is up to us to keep the memory of that day alive lest we allow it to be repeated.

But how do we approach that remembrance? But looking at an empty word document sitting ready to be filled with my 9/11 remembrance finds words coming slowly and I find it so hard to start this piece.

But I realized why it is so hard for me to start this piece. I am still furious, feelings are still too raw, I still well up when I see video of the towers falling, my heart still stops when I see that heart-wrenching image of bodies falling from windows hundreds of feet in the air. I still get that dark feeling in the pit of my stomach, the same one I felt that morning in 2001.

It’s all still too emotional to write a mere memorial. Words fail me.
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Panera Restaurants Asks Patrons to Leave Guns Behind

September 10, 2014 | Filed Under 2nd Amendment, Anti-Americanism, Bill of Rights, Business, Capitalism, Concealed Carry, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government Corruption, Gun Control, Guns, Law, Liberals, President, Progressives, Regulation, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

The most recent national restaurant chain to demand that customers refrain from carrying their legal firearms into their establishments is Panera Bread, a restaurant with 1,818 locations in 45 states. But is Panera ready to take responsibility for the murders its policy might cause?

The stores known for bread baked fresh daily and gourmet sandwiches has bowed to the liberal, anti-gun group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America after it had “months of discussion” with the chain.

In a statement Monday the chain claimed that it was only trying to make all customers “feel comfortable and welcome.”

“To this end, we ask that guns not be brought into this environment unless carried by an authorized law enforcement officer,” the statement read. “Panera respects the rights of gun owners, but asks our customers to help preserve the environment we are working to create for our guests and associates.”

In an interview with CNBC, Panera CEO Ron Shaich insisted, “we recognize everyone’s rights, but we also recognize that we are building communities in our cafes and are where people come to catch a breath.”

While Shaich said he is “respectfully requesting” that holders of legal concealed carry permits refrain from carrying inside his stores, he also claimed he would still follow all state and local laws on the matter.
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Report: Top CIA Officer in Benghazi Delayed Response to Terror Attack That killed Four Americans

September 9, 2014 | Filed Under Africa, Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Foreign Countries, Fox News, Government Corruption, Hillary Clinton, Islam, Islamofascism, Jihad, Journalism, Liberals, Libya, Media Bias, President, Progressives, Security/Safety, Sharia, Terrorism, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

A report from operatives on the ground during the 2012 terror attacks in Behghazi, Libya claims that the top CIA official in the region delayed the rescue attempts that could have saved the lives of the four Americans killed during the attacks, one of whom was our Ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens.

The reports say that this was a “stand down” order, something that all democrats in Congress and the Obama administration claim was never ordered during the attacks.

Fox News’ Bret Baier recently spoke to three security operatives stationed at the secret CIA annex in Benghazi who were involved in the incident. The trio claim that they were ordered not to respond as soon as they could have to save American lives.


These men say they were prevented from rescuing the Americans ultimately killed by terrorists in Benghazi.

The three private security contractors, Kris “Tanto” Paronto, Mark “Oz” Geist, and John “Tig” Tiegen, spoke at length to the Fox News reporter about their experiences during that terrible day. All three said they were ready to go to Ambassador Stevens’ rescue.

One of the operatives, Kris Paronto, a former Army Ranger said, “Five minutes, we’re ready. It was thumbs up, thumbs up, we’re ready to go.”

But the three were told to stand down by a CIA operative they refer to as “Bob.”
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One in Ten California Workers are Illegal Immigrants

September 8, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Budget, Business, Capitalism, Constitution, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Education, Entitlements, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, Health, Immigration/Immigrants, Jobs, Law, Liberals, Los Angeles, Medicare, Obamacare, President, Progressives, Regulation, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

A new report released last week revealed the alarming statistic that nearly one in ten workers in California is an illegal immigrant.

The report released by researchers at USC found that nearly ten percent of the Golden State’s workforce is made up of illegal aliens. It was also estimated that at least 2.6 million illegals live in the state. This number is likely far higher, though.

As the LA Times reports, illegals have taken 38 percent of jobs in agriculture, 14 percent in construction, and half have been in the US for at least 10 years.

Pro-amnesty activists point to the study as proof that these illegals “contribute” to the state.
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Obama Admin FINALLY Has A Major Border Security Plan… But For Nigeria?

September 7, 2014 | Filed Under Africa, Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Constitution, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, DREAM Act, Entitlements, Ethics, Foreign Policy, Government Corruption, Islam, Islamofascism, Jihad, Liberals, Mexico, President, Progressives, Sharia, State Department, Terrorism, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

As millions of illegal aliens stream across our southern border bringing poverty, disease, and the destruction of our country, President Obama has finally decided to launch a program to lock down a border… but it isn’t ours. His billion-dollar plan is to help the Nigerians shut down their borders.

After all this time of Americans pleading for the government to lock our border down, apparently Obama suddenly thinks that border security is important, only not for us and in this case to stop terrorism.

Last Thursday the State Department announced that it is launching a border security plan in cooperation with officials from Nigeria and several other nearby African nations such as Cameroon.
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Prostate Cancer Foundation Rejects Donations Spurred by Celebrity Nude Photo Scandal

September 6, 2014 | Filed Under Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Entertainment, Ethics, Government, Health, Hollywood, Liberals, Movies, Progressives, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

In the wake of the theft of nude photos of several Hollywood stars, users of the social media website Reddit launched a campaign to donate to the Prostate Cancer Foundation in the name of the nude photo scandal and actress Jennifer Lawrence. But as soon as the Foundation realized the main reason for the donations they rejected the money.

Reddit has hundreds of pages where users gather to discuss specific topics. One of those sections is called “the Frapping.” This page is dedicated to the discussion of nude photos of Hollywood celebrities–photos that are usually fakes. But this week the page was abuzz sharing the nude photos stolen from various Hollywood actresses.

Early this week one anonymous user came up with the idea of donating money to the cancer charity the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) in the name of the stolen nude photos of the “Hunger Games” actress.
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Academic Hypocrisy: Political Science Silent on Obama’s Failed Presidency

September 5, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Democrats/Leftists, Education, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, Liberals, President, Progressives, Public School, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

Political scientists are not scientists. They are liberal hacks searching for ways to excuse their liberalism. This fact has been fully established with this year’s American Political Science Association convention which featured not a single session on Obama’s failed presidency even as it STILL had multiple sessions attacking George W. Bush.

Paul Rahe, a professor at Hillsdale College, attended this year’s ASPA meeting held in Washington DC and was shocked to find not one of the 1,000 panels dedicated to Obama’s presidency. Not one. And yes, there actually were 1,000 panels. Now, there were several that included Obama as part of an examination of decades of presidents, but no panel was dedicated solely to Obama.

“It was eerie. It was as if there has been no Obama presidency,” Rahe said.
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Kerry Says Bible Commands Us to Help Muslims With Climate Change?

September 4, 2014 | Filed Under al Qaeda, Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Christianity, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, ISIS, Islam, Islamofascism, Jihad, Journalism, Liberals, Media, Media Bias, President, Progressives, Republicans, Security/Safety, Sharia, State Department, Terrorism, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

At a ceremony to appoint Texas lawyer Shaaril Zafar as the State Department’s “special representative to Muslim communities,” Secretary of State John Kerry claimed that the Bible commands us to help “Muslim-majority” countries to protect themselves from global warming. So, where are the media to whine that Kerry is trying to set up a “theocracy”?

“Our faiths are inextricably linked on any number of things that we must confront and deal with in policy concepts today. Our faiths are inextricably linked on the environment. For many of us, respect for God’s creation also translates into a duty to protect and sustain his first creation, Earth, the planet,” Kerry blurted out.

“Confronting climate change is, in the long run, one of the greatest challenges that we face, and you can see this duty or responsibility laid out in Scriptures clearly, beginning in Genesis. And Muslim-majority countries are among the most vulnerable. Our response to this challenge ought to be rooted in a sense of stewardship of Earth, and for me and for many of us here today, that responsibility comes from God,” he asserted.
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Muslim ‘Cleric’ Jokes About 9/11, Other Terror Attacks on CNN

September 3, 2014 | Filed Under 9/11, al Qaeda, Anti-Americanism, Anti-Semitism, Barack Obama, Cable, CNN, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government, History, Islam, Islamofascism, Jihad, Journalism, Liberals, Media, Media Bias, PCism, Progressives, Religion, Sharia, Society/Culture, Terrorism, TV, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

Supposed Muslim “cleric” Anjam Choudary, a man who is often seen on TV as the leading voice of Muslims in Britain, thought it would be hilarious to make a joke about 9/11 and other famous terror attacks on CNN on Tuesday.

On September 2 Choudary was doing a sound check for the TV engineers before appearing on CNN’s “Reliable Sources” when he stopped counting in the normal, sequential way and began to say the numbers 9/11, 7/7, 3/11—all well known as dates of deadly terror attacks in the west.

When they finally got on the air, host Brian Stelter asked Choudary, “Is this all some sort of joke to you?”
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Islam’s Next Victim: ISIS Beheads Another American Journalist

September 2, 2014 | Filed Under al Qaeda, Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Foreign Policy, Government Corruption, Iraq, ISIS, Islam, Islamofascism, Jihad, Koran, Liberals, President, Progressives, Religion, Syria, Terrorism, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

Islam has claimed yet another victim as the same British ISIS jihadist has just released a video showing him beheading Steven Sotloff, another western journalist, and there is a third one waiting his turn.

The new video begins with the scumbag Muslim directly addressing the weakling President, Obama, saying, “I’m back, Obama, and I’m back because of your arrogant foreign policy towards the Islamic State.”

ISIS, the Islamic terror army that has taken large portions of Iraq and Syria and threatens the entire region as well as areas elsewhere in the world, killed western journalist James Foley last month in a video that brought ISIS terrorism to America.

At the end of August Sotlof’s mother recorded a video pleading with the ISIS Muslims to release her son. Many idiots who pretend to be foreign policy and terror experts called her video “brilliant.”

These foolish nabobs imagined that Mrs. Sotlof made some valid points and cut those darn Muslim’s to the quick leaving them no logical choice but to fall to her proper reading of the Quran.
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Illinois a ‘Sinkhole State': Rates Second Worst for Liability Per Taxpayer

September 2, 2014 | Filed Under Alaska, Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Budget, Business, Capitalism, Chicago, Connecticut, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Entitlements, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, Hawaii, Illinois, Illinois State Government, Jobs, Liberals, Massachusetts, Montana, Nanny State, Pat Quinn, Pensions, Policy, President, Progressives, Regulation, South Dakota, Taxes, Transparency, Truth in Accounting, Unions, Utah, Warner Todd Huston, Wyoming | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

Obama’s Illinois perennially ranks at the very bottom of every statistic that marks a successful state and a new report on America’s “sinkhole states” finds that Illinois again ranks at the very bottom this time for how much state debt each citizen is saddled with.

The statistics gathered by the excellent Chicago-based budget watchdog group Truth In Accounting calculated how much state debt–obligations like pensions, healthcare plans for retirees, etc–each citizen would have to pay to retire the debt in a lump sum.

The group has dubbed the worst states as “America’s Sinkhole States.”

Truth In Accounting found that Connecticut is the worst state in the union with each citizens owing 48 thousand dollars per citizen to retire the debt. But coming in a close second is the state of Illinois with a whopping 43 thousand dollars per citizen in debt.
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Thanks Democrats: Future US Workforce to be LESS Literate

September 1, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Budget, Business, Capitalism, Central America, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Elections, Entitlements, Ethics, Government Corruption, Jobs, Liberals, Mexico, President, Progressives, Regulation, South America, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

In conjunction with allowing the poorest, least educated foreigners to flood into this country by the millions, our failed education system is creating a permanent underclass that every year is giving the USA a less educated work force. Add to that a culture in at least one segment of our society that devalues education in the first place and we have a recipe for the downfall of our country.

Dave Frum, the purported “conservative” columnist at The Atlantic brought up a report from 2007 that I had not seen before, a survey that is quite alarming for the health of this country.

As Frum put it:
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Obama’s Nanny-State, Government-Sponsored Instructions For ‘How To Roast Marshmallows’

August 31, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Children, Democrats/Leftists, Education, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, Liberals, Liberty, Nanny State, President, Progressives, Regulation, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

Are you a stupid American? Obama’s government thinks you are. So stupid, in fact, that his US Forest Service felt it necessary to give us all a 700-word article on how to roast marshmallows. Because, you know, you are all too stupid to know how to do it safely, and all.

Pete Kasperowicz found this gem of government nannyism at our nation’s oh, so helpful website of the US Department of Agriculture. It is entitled, “US Forest Service Asks: How Does Your Marshmallow Roast?.”

The nanny-state-styled instructions takes its cue from National Roasted Marshmallow Day (it was August 30, if you care even a little) and takes the time to give us all the safety procedures we’ll need to roast marshmallows without doing egregious harm to our stupid, dumbass selves.

Here is the third paragraph of the Forest Service how-to guide:
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Ferguson Fallout: School Lesson Teaches Kids To Agree With the Black Panthers’ Demands

August 30, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Children, Democrats/Leftists, Education, Ethics, Freedom, Government Corruption, Liberals, Liberty, Police State, Policy, Progressives, Public School, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

A new school lesson plan hopes to capitalize on the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri that erupted after a police officer shot a black youth early in August. The plan urges kids to agree with the Black Panthers, a racist, hate group that urges segregation, and accept the demands they issued in the past.

An activist group that calls itself Teaching for Change, one that works with schools to push the hard-core, left-wing agenda branded “social justice” rushed out its lesson plan to capitalize on the death of teenager Michael Brown.

“As the new school year begins, first and foremost on our minds and in our hearts will be the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri,” said program architect Julian Hipkins.
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Obama’s FBI’s Threat Matrix Excludes Islamic Terror

August 29, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, FBI, Government, Government Corruption, Homeland Security, Islam, Islamofascism, Liberals, President, Progressives, Religion, Security/Safety, Terrorism, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

As Islam remains the biggest threat facing the world today, Obama’s feckless FBI has released a “threat assessment” report that doesn’t mention Islamic terror at all. According to Obama, it is white people who are the threat.

The FBI’s internal threat report claims that white supremacists, patriot militias, anti-abortion activists, and black separatists are the real threat.

But despite the Boston Marathon bombing, despite stories that some ISIS fighters in Iraq have been discovered to be American citizens, despite that the FBI itself has busted dozens of would-be home-grown Islamic terrorists, Obama’s FBI does not once mention in this report that there could be any Islamic terror threats inside the USA.

No, according to Obama’s FBI it is white people we have to fear. You know, despite that fact that almost no threats from such evil white people have ever occurred.
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Illinois Celebrates Loser Adlai Stevenson, Ignores Ronald Reagan

August 28, 2014 | Filed Under Abraham Lincoln, Civil War, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government Corruption, History, Illinois, Liberals, President, Ronald Reagan, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

Leave it to leftist Illinois to use a museum dedicated to celebrating Abraham Lincoln, one of the greatest presidents in history, as a platform to celebrate a loser like Adlai Stevenson while at the same time ignoring Ronald Reagan, a native son, big winner, and another greatest president.

If you think this isn’t just another example of why Illinois is the single worst state in the union in nearly every metric that makes up a successful state, then you are immune to logic.

Illinois spent billions building the Lincoln Library near the state capital in Springfield. The place opened to mixed reviews, but in the modern age, at least Illinois finally recognized one of its greatest Republican Presidents.

That’s all well and good, but now the Lincoln Library is proposing that it dedicate some of its space to a display to celebrate the great Adlai Stevenson, II…. I know what you’re thinking: “Who?”
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Pentagon Has ‘Everything Must Go Sale’–We Want YOUR Town to have a FREE TANK!

August 28, 2014 | Filed Under Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Free Speech, Freedom, Government, Government Corruption, Guns, Homeland Security, Humor, Liberals, Liberty, Police State, Progressives, Security/Safety, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

If your town has a Strawberry Festival… YOU NEED A TANK!


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Moving to Canada? Good For Burger King

August 27, 2014 | Filed Under Barack Obama, Budget, Business, Canada, Capitalism, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Ethics, Free Trade, Freedom, Government, Government Corruption, Jobs, Liberals, Liberty, Nanny State, President, Progressives, Regulation, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments


Moving to Canada? Good For Burger King
-By Warner Todd Huston

Liberals are aghast with the news that fast food giant Burger King might move its headquarters to Canada if it buys out the Canadian fast food chain Tim Hortons. Libs are mad that BK is doing this to skip out on paying America’s confiscatory taxes. Well, I say good for BK!

The accusation BK is facing from America’s capitalism-hating lefties is that by taking over Tim Hortons and moving its HQ to Canada, BK is skipping out on its patriotic duty to pay the American corporate tax rate–which happens to be the highest tax rate in the industrialized, western world.

First of all, it is nothing short of a crime that Canada… CANADA… has a lower corporate tax rate than the United States of America. That’s right, commie Canada has lower taxes and a better business climate than the country famously built on capitalism.
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Finally a Lib ‘Journalist’ With Guts to Say He Wants Conservatives Banned from TV

August 26, 2014 | Filed Under 1st Amendment, Anti-Americanism, Bill of Rights, Censorship, Conservatives, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, Journalism, Liberals, Media, Media Bias, NBC, President, Progressives, Republicans, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

We already know that the fascist, authoritarian left wants to ban anyone and anything they don’t agree with. But usually they have the good sense not to say so out loud for fear that people will realize they are fascist authoritarians. But one “journalist” finally admitted the truth.

Left-winger Ed Kilgore, who blogs for Washington Monthly magazine, made to comment on the new ideas that NBC has for revamping Meet The Press when Chuck Todd takes over the venerable Sunday political show (Todd himself is an old Democrat operative, by the way).

In his August 25 post entitled, “Who Should Be Banned as Panelists For the New ‘Meet?’,” Kilgore notes that NBC president Deborah Turness is saying that she wants to have a panel of journalists question each guest as a sort of “coffeehouse conversation.”
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New Tone: Illinois Democrat Leader Says Republicans Would Hire ISIS Terrorists

August 25, 2014 | Filed Under al Qaeda, Anti-Americanism, Bruce Rauner, Democrats/Leftists, Elections, Ethics, GOP, Government, Government Corruption, Government, Ill. County, House of Representatives, Illinois, Illinois State Government, Iraq, ISIS, Islamofascism, Jihad, Liberals, Michael Madigan, Progressives, Republicans, Terrorism, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

Last weekend Illinois GOP candidate for Governor Bruce Rauner took the ALS “ice bucket challenge.” When he did he urged Illinois Democrat leaders to join him in the challenge. In reply, the state’s Democrat House leader outrageously found a way to link the charitable challenge to a claim that Republicans are like the ISIS terrorists in Iraq!

Instead of picking a long-time politician, Republican voters in the Land of Lincoln chose businessman Rauner as their candidate for Governor and he has been quite a different kind of candidate. I suppose he felt that the ALS challenge was a feels good way to lighten politics up a bit in Illinois–a place where calling politics a “blood sport” is an understatement.

Well, to show that even charities aren’t beyond being used for mean spirited political jabs, the office of Democrat House Speaker Michael Madiagn responded to the ALS challenge by claiming that Rauner would like to hire ISIS terrorists for his campaign.
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Socialism Doesn’t Pay: Britain is Poorer Than Any US State But Mississippi

August 25, 2014 | Filed Under Britain, Budget, Business, Capitalism, Communism, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Entitlements, Ethics, Free Trade, Government, Government Corruption, Jobs, Liberals, Mississippi, Money, Nanny State, Progressives, Socialism, Taxes, Unemployment, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

Fraser Nelson of The Spectator did some number crunching recently and found a shocking fact: Britain is poorer than every State in the USA but one.

As Nelson wrote on August 22, “if Britain were to somehow leave the EU and join the US … we’d be the 2nd-poorest state in the union, poorer than Missouri. Poorer than the much-maligned Kansas and Alabama. Poorer than any state other than Mississippi, and if you take out the south east we’d be poorer than that too.”

This is both shocking and disheartening, especially to American liberals. The liberals all assume that Great Britain is still the jewel of Europe pointing to its nearly 100 percent socialist-styled government as a model of perfection. But it turns out that decades of socialism has laid Britain low making it worse off than every state in the USA but Mississippi…. and with Britain’s jihadi problem, one would think it would be better to be a bit poorer in Mississippi than be forced to live in Britain!
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‘The Atlantic’ Says Ferguson Riots White People’s Fault

August 24, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Communism, Constitution, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Entitlements, Ethics, Government Corruption, Journalism, Liberals, Media, Media Bias, Missouri, President, Progressives, Race, Racism, Republicans, The Atlantic, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

Hey, you racist, black-murdering, stupid, heatless white people, The Atlantic wants you to know that the riots in Ferguson are all your fault because you don’t care… or something like that.

The liberal rag has lighted on the worst, most rote left-wing apologia for rioting that can be imagined essentially telling whites that they should excuse the riots, that blacks are totally in the right for destroying their own neighborhoods, and that the reason it happens is because stupid, racist, moron white people only talk to other stupid, racist, moron white people.

The Atlantic first doles out the many polls that show how whites and blacks differ in their reaction to the riots in Ferguson as well as in how police interact with the public, and the shooting of Michael Brown itself. The polls the magazine cited show that whites are a bit less concerned than blacks are over the issues and that blacks view the Ferguson case as emblematic of how cops mistreat all black people everywhere.

The reasons for this are two fold, according to columnist Robert P. Jones: Whites are racist against young black men and whites self-segregate and don’t talk to blacks in order to understand why blacks feel the way they do.
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Failure: ‘Cash For Clunkers’ Cost America $6 Billion in Wasted Money

August 23, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Business, Capitalism, Crony Capitalism, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Energy, Environment, Ethics, Government Corruption, Green Energy, Liberals, President, Progressives, Stimulus, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

Obama’s “Cash for Clunkers” program was his idea to save American auto buyers money and help “green” the roads at the same time. But the program was a monumental failure. It was so bad it has now been determined that it didn’t save anyone anything. In fact, it cost America 6 billion in wasted dollars!

Along with the obvious problems with the program that showed up right at the beginning, now that the long term effects are starting to be quantified, it has become clear that the program forced auto buyer to spend less on their autos tan they would have costing the auto industry some $3 billion in sales.

A new study written by Mark Hoekstra, Steven L. Puller and Jeremy West and published by the National Bureau of Economic Research has found that the program caused buyers to spend about $4,600 less per purchase. Totaled that is about a $3 billion loss in revenue to the auto industry.

Then you add the other 3 billion Obama lavished onto the auto industry and we get $6 in federal waste.
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