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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Criminalizing Innocent Christian Behavior

By Rick Pearcey • October 21, 2014, 09:53 AM

David Limbaugh writes:

Where are all the atheist freedom lovers we always hear about? It's time for them to start standing up for religious liberty.

The left and militant gay movement are getting bolder and bolder, and too many Christians are stewing in their apathy.

It seems that with each passing month, this senseless tyranny advances. The latest is that two Christian ministers in Idaho, Donald and Evelyn Knapp, have allegedly been ordered to perform same-sex wedding ceremonies at their chapel or face fines or jail sentences.



Monday, October 20, 2014

Paris Opera Expels Veiled Woman During Performance

By Rick Pearcey • October 20, 2014, 11:10 AM

AFP reports:

France's government is drawing up a new set of rules for theatres after the Paris Opera ejected a woman for wearing a veil during a performance, the institution's deputy director said Sunday.

The incident took place when a veiled woman was spotted on the front row of a performance of La Traviata at the Opera Bastille, Jean-Philippe Thiellay told AFP, confirming a media report.

"France brought in a law in 2011 banning anyone from wearing clothing that conceals the face in a public space, or face a 150 euro ($190) fine," AFP reports.

"The spectator and her companion -- tourists from the Gulf, according to MetroNews -- were asked to leave by an inspector during the interval," the AFP report continues.

"He told her that in France there is a ban of this nature, asked her to either uncover her face or leave the room. The man asked the woman to get up, they left," Thiellay is quoted as saying.



Friday, October 17, 2014

David Limbaugh: 3 Outrages of Fascist Leftists in Houston

By Rick Pearcey • October 17, 2014, 10:19 AM

"There are at least three outrageous things about the Houston city government's recent actions pushing an ordinance to allow men and women to use each other's public restrooms," David Limbaugh, author of the new book Jesus on Trial: A Lawyer Affirms the Truth of the Gospel, writes in his latest column.

First Outrage: "The first is the substance of the ordinance itself, which allows men and women, irrespective of their biology, to use bathrooms designated for the opposite sex. The major driver of this law was Houston's lesbian mayor, Annise Parker."

Second Outrage: "The second outrage is that the city has greatly overreached in subpoenaing the pastors of the city for copies of their sermons and their communications to their congregations to determine whether they have violated this Godforsaken ordinance. Lest you think this was a mistake, the mayor tweeted, 'If the 5 pastors used pulpits for politics, their sermons are fair game.'

"There is no constitutional prohibition against pastors discussing politics."

Third Outrage: "The third outrage is the city's lawless disqualification and rejection of valid petitions filed by voters to challenge the law."

Limbaugh Concludes: "The extreme left, whose natural political habitat is the Democratic Party, is growing ever more intolerant, excessive, coercive, intimidating, lawless and frightening. People of ordinary sensibilities and traditional values and others are awakening to the fascism of extreme leftists in this country, which is one of the many reasons we're going to see a tsunami of voters voicing their outrage against such un-American behavior in November."

Read the entire column here



Thursday, October 16, 2014

Houston Mayor Backs Off From Subpoenas to Pastors

By Rick Pearcey • October 16, 2014, 08:32 AM

Sarah Rumpf reports at Breitbart:

Houston Mayor Annise Parker has backed down from the subpoenas the City of Houston issued to several area pastors, Breitbart Texas has learned.
Breitbart Texas reported earlier about the controversy, stemming from litigation challenging the city's anti-discrimination ordinance and subpoenas asking the pastors for the content of their sermons, speeches, and communications with church members. 
Texas Senator Ted Cruz weighed in, firmly supporting the pastors in their efforts to fight the subpoenas, while Mayor Parker initially remained adamant that the city had the right to request those records. Despite posting comments on Twitter just hours before that seemed to indicate she would continue to fight this issue, she told a Houston radio station that she had changed her mind. 
"As reported by KTRH, Mayor Parker admitted that the subpoenas were too broad, and that the pastors' sermons should not have been included," according to Breitbart.


Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Outlaw Bikers Fighting ISIS in Iraq

By Rick Pearcey • October 15, 2014, 11:34 AM

Bob Fredericks writes at the NYPost:

Outlaw Dutch bikers have joined forces with Kurdish fighters battling ISIS fanatics in Iraq -- and authorities in the Netherlands say that’s just fine with them. . . .

A photo on a Dutch-Kurdish Twitter account showed one of the men -- heavily tattooed Dutchman named Ron -- clad in military garb, holding a Kalashnikov assault rifle and flashing the "victory" sign as he sits with a Kurdish comrade in a fortified bunker.

"'Dutch bikers strapping it with the Kurds has made my day,' posted one Twitter user called modn world from West London," Fredericks writes.



Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Houston Demands Ovesight of Sermons

By Rick Pearcey • October 14, 2014, 08:00 AM

Bob Unruh reports at WND:

Officials with the city of Houston, Texas, who are fighting for a controversial ordinance that would allow men to use women’s restrooms there now have demanded to see the sermons preached by several area pastors.
 
The recent move came in a subpoena from the city to pastors for copies of their sermons -- and copies of other communications from the pastors to their congregations -- in the city's fight over a "non-discrimination" plan that allows "gender-confused" people to use whatever public restrooms with which they identify.
 
A legal action challenging the city’s move has developed because the city allegedly violated its own charter in the process of adopting the Equal Rights Ordinance, which in May designated homosexuals and transgender persons as a protected class.

"Critics say the measure effectively enables sexual predators who dress as women to enter female public bathrooms, locker rooms, and shower facilities," WND reports. "And a coalition of activists that includes area pastors filed suit Aug. 6 against the city and lesbian Mayor Annise Parker after officials announced a voter petition to repeal the measure didn’t have enough signatures to qualify for the election ballot."



Monday, October 13, 2014

Duck Dynasty’s Phil: "We’re Swimming in a Cesspool of Politically Correct Crap"

By Rick Pearcey • October 13, 2014, 10:13 AM

Michael Chapman reports at CNSNews.com:

Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson said the news media will not even mention the name "Jesus Christ" in a straightforward or even reverential way because they are so politically correct it precludes them from referencing God, and as a result America is "swimming in a cesspool of politically correct crap."



Friday, October 10, 2014

Obamacare Sends Iowa Health Insurance Premiums Skyrocketing

By Rick Pearcey • October 10, 2014, 10:18 AM

Wynton Hall reports at Breitbart:

Thousands of Iowans are now facing double-digit health insurance premium hikes due to Obamacare.

On Wednesday, the Des Moines Register reported that the state's insurance commissioner has approved Des Moines-based Wellmark to hike its rates between 11.9% and 14.5%.

"President Barack Obama promised at least 19 times that Obamacare would lower health insurance premiums by $2,500 per family," Breitbart reports.



Thursday, October 9, 2014

School District: No More "Boys" and "Girls" -- That's "Judgmental"

By Rick Pearcey • October 9, 2014, 09:44 AM

Katherine Timpf reports at National Review:

A Nebraska school district has instructed its teachers to stop referring to students by "gendered expressions" such as "boys and girls," and use "gender inclusive" ones such as "purple penguins" instead.

"Don’t use phrases such as 'boys and girls,' 'you guys,' 'ladies and gentlemen,' and similarly gendered expressions to get kids' attention," instructs a training document given to middle-school teachers at the Lincoln Public Schools.

"The instructions were part of a list called '12 steps on the way to gender inclusiveness' developed by Gender Spectrum," National Review reports. Gender Spectrum is "an organization that 'provides education, training and support to help create a gender sensitive and inclusive environment for children of all ages'."

"We don’t get involved with gender preferences. We’re educating all kids," says Lincoln Superintendent Steve Joel. "We can’t be judgmental."



Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Commission Tells Christian Business Owners to Leave Their Religion at Home

By Rick Pearcey • October 8, 2014, 12:47 PM

Todd Starnes writes at Fox News:

The Human Rights Commission in Lexington, Kentucky has a chilling message for Christian business owners who refuse service to LGBT organizations: leave your religion at home.

"It would be safe to do so, yes," Executive Director Raymond Sexton told me. "Or in this case you can find yourself two years down the road and you’re still involved in a legal battle because you did not do so."

Human beings must, of course, reject this fascism all dolled up as non-discrimination and anti-bigotry. 

What is actually occurring is that the Human Rights Commission in Lexington is pushing a homosexualist worldview -- it's a powerplay seeking to impose the feelings of an extremist minority that stands in direct opposition to the rules of freedom and of humanness -- rules so well articulated, for example, in the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution.

The verifiable Creator set forth in the Declaration is both the originator of the human family and of human sexuality. And as Martin Luther King, Jr., recognized, this same Creator is the proper ethical basis for standing against racism.

But on this basis there also is responsibility. To avoid abuse and manipulation, it must be recognized that every call to nondiscrimination is not valid simply by the yelling, simply by the presence of media voices, or even of protest. Rather, such calls must be ethically sound as measured against He who is the ultimate ethical environment in the universe.

In fact, the human being is called to resist evil and overcome it with good. Thus, in a moral universe, an enlightened humanity knows the difference between a proper discriminating against racism (because all people are created in the image of God) and the cowardly acceptance of homosexualism (because this unfortunate dysfunction violates the "laws of nature and of nature's God").

And, by the way, attempts to use relativist "law" to run people out of business, or otherwse shut people up, is just more evidence of fascism animating homosexualism.

Real human rights, real unalienable rights, are sourced in the Creator; they are not to be found in hatred and discrimination against that Creator. This is very bad news for homosexualists and their networks of enablers.

No matter what emotional banner a politically activist group might wave ("We're Victims!" "Equality!" "Non-Discrimination!" "Human Rights!", etc., etc.), any society that rejects the rules of freedom simply cannot remain free.

The Creator is the verifiable ground of human liberty and dignity, and His liberating truth touches every aspect of life and thought, producing wonderful results in science, medicine, the arts, politics, and so on. It is a liberation inside the home, but also a liberation beyond the home. It is a liberation that rejects the trendy fascisms that now again rear their ugly heads.

The wholistic person rejects invitations to hypocrisy. For it is an invitation to hypocrisy to demand of people seeking to live in community with God and man to "leave your religion at home."

As if truth could be confined within the small mind of secularism, which preaches fragmentation, not wholeness. As if truth could be reduced to dumbed-down secularist redefinitions of "religion."

And what a misguided attack! You might as well tell people to leave love at home, leave goodness at home, leave the pursuit of excellence at home. What a blindlingly innane and inhumane philosophy these secularists are seeking to impose upon Americans. In fact, nowhere in creation is submission to inhumanity acceptable.

Or we can make the point more broadly: All of creation is "home" for the human being.

What followers of Jesus of Nazareth are seeking to practice is therefore not somebody's private little religion. Rather, what is affirmed is a comprehensive way of life rooted in verifiable information concerning God, man, and the cosmos.This is an information-rich approach to living.

Maybe it's the secularists and the humanity-denying agenda of the so-called "Human Rights Commission" in Lexington, Kentucky, that should leave their narrow-minded agenda at home. It's too small for the human being.



Tuesday, October 7, 2014

U.S. Marine Corps Tests Undermine Women-in-Combat Agenda

By Rick Pearcey • October 7, 2014, 11:51 AM

Bob Unruh reports at WND:

Faced with a January 2016 deadline for introducing women to combat units, the U.S. Marines have discovered that for every man who fails a simulated artillery lift-and-carry test, 28 women fail.

And for a test simulating moving over a seven-foot high wall, less than 1.2 percent of the men could not get over, compared to 21.32 percent of women.

The results [and more] were found in Marine Corps documentation by the Center for Military Readiness, which issued a report called "U.S. Marine Corps Research Findings: Where Is the Case for Co-Ed Ground Combat?"



Monday, October 6, 2014

Biden Declares China Part of North America

By Rick Pearcey • October 6, 2014, 10:15 AM

Craig Bannister reports at CNSNews.com:

Vice president Joe Biden declared China a North American country in a speech at Boston's John F. Kennedy Forum at the Harvard Kennedy School on Thursday.

Biden claimed that North America -- "meaning Mexico, China and Canada" -- will contribute two-thirds of the world's energy growth over the next two decades.



Friday, October 3, 2014

U.S. Surgeon General Still Silent on Ebola

By Rick Pearcey • October 3, 2014, 11:40 AM

"That silence matters," Joel B. Pollak writes at Breitbart, "because the doctors most directly involved in fighting the Ebola outbreak seem unable to explain -- or stop -- the disease. . . . Increasingly, the U.S. is beginning to resemble a third world country in its approach to the disease."



Thursday, October 2, 2014

Muslim Beheader (Who Has Nothing to Do With Islam) Demands Muslim Lawyer

By Rick Pearcey • October 2, 2014, 10:03 AM

This is "bad news for the Islamopologists," Daniel Greenfield writes at Frontpagemag.com.

"The system can’t afford to let" accused Islamic beheader Alton Nolen "succeed because it puts the lie to the Religion of Peace," Greenfield notes.

For "once Nolen is out there claiming that he's fighting the good Jihad in the land of the sword, the Islampologists are going to have a much tougher time explaining it away."

Greenfield predicts: No Muslim lawyer for Nolen.



Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Secret Service or Animal House?

By Rick Pearcey • October 1, 2014, 10:51 AM

Well, as Investor's Busines Daily points out, "incompetence" is "running wild" at the once-proud but increasingly inept Secret Service, "which just let a knife-wielding intruder all the way into the East Room of the White House."

But the incompetence endeth not there. Almost anywhere you look, the federal government is flatly dysfunctional -- think of the IRS, Veterans Affairs, Benghazi, the Border Patrol, DOJ guns to Mexican drug cartels, an Obama "who seems routinely ill-informed."

"In his first inaugural address, Obama promised that 'those of us who manage the public's dollars will be held to account.' Maybe he'll get around to that after his 200th round of golf," IBD concludes.



Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Obama Skipping Nearly 60% of His Daily Intelligence Briefings

By Rick Pearcey • September 30, 2014, 09:53 AM

Wynton Hall reports at Breitbart.com:

A new Government Accountability Institute (GAI) report reveals that President Barack Obama has attended only 42.1% of his daily intelligence briefings (known officially as the Presidential Daily Brief, or PDB) in the 2,079 days of his presidency through September 29, 2014.

The GAI report also included a breakdown of Obama’s PDB attendance record between terms; he attended 42.4% of his PDBs in his first term and 41.3% in his second.

The GAI’s alarming findings come on the heels of Obama’s 60 Minutes comments on Sunday, wherein the president laid the blame for the Islamic State’s (ISIS) rapid rise squarely at the feet of his Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.

"I think our head of the intelligence community, Jim Clapper, has acknowledged that I think they underestimated what had been taking place in Syria," Obama is quoted as saying.

"According to Daily Beast reporter Eli Lake, members of the Defense establishment were 'flabbergasted' by Obama’s attempt to shift blame," Breitbart reports.

"Either the president doesn’t read the intelligence he’s getting or he’s bulls-------," a former senior Pentagon official 'who worked closely on the threat posed by Sunni jihadists in Syria and Iraq' told the Daily Beast," according to Breitbart.com.



Monday, September 29, 2014

British Housewife-Turned Terrorist Training Female Suicide Bombers for ISIS

By Rick Pearcey • September 29, 2014, 08:57 AM

Bruce Golding reports at the NYPost:

A British housewife-turned terrorist known as the "White Widow" is training an all-woman army of suicide bombers for ISIS, it was reported Sunday.

Samantha Lewthwaite, whose husband blew himself up in the 2005 London bombings, joined ISIS this year and is now one of its most influential female members -- dubbed the "Special One" or the "Important Woman," Britain's Daily Star reports.

"Her most powerful weapon is her use of propaganda. She may well be orchestrating the videos we have been seeing emerge from [ISIS] in the last few weeks," an intelligence source is quoted as telling the Daily Star.

"Lewthwaite, 30, has been the world’s most-wanted woman since Interpol issued a "red notice" for her arrest following last year’s deadly terror attack on the Westgate mall in Nairobi, Kenya," according to the NYPost.



Friday, September 26, 2014

Watch: Eric Holder Scandal Montage

By Rick Pearcey • September 26, 2014, 10:32 AM

Youtube video at Townhall.



Thursday, September 25, 2014

Brits Arrest Radical Muslim Preacher

By Rick Pearcey • September 25, 2014, 09:01 AM

The U.K. Telegraph reports.

Radical Muslim preacher [Anjem Choudary] was arrested by police this morning, after claiming Britain will "never defeat Islamic State by bombs from the air" and that further military strikes would be a "rallying call" for Muslims.

Choudary, "the radical preacher arrested by Scotland Yard officers as part of an investigation into Islamist terrorism, sent a series of Tweets shortly before his detention claiming that airstrikes on Islamic State were a "war on Islam," the Telegraph reports. "The extremist was one of nine men arrested this morning by the Metropolitan Police as part of a major Islamist terrorism investigation."



Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Exposed: Twitter Conspiracy to Destroy Rush Is Small, Organized, Deceptive

By Rick Pearcey • September 24, 2014, 01:47 PM

Patrick Howley reports at the Daily Caller:

The recent campaign to silence conservative radio legend Rush Limbaugh is led by ten liberal activists engaged in a more than four-year long effort to destroy Limbaugh by targeting his advertisers, including a Media Matters executive vice president.

A former Kent State university professor even targeted a small businessman advertising on Limbaugh’s show using her official university email account.

Information compiled by Limbaugh’s team -- and first provided to The Daily Caller --  demonstrates that nearly 70 percent of the tweets targeting Limbaugh’s advertisers come from the same ten Twitter users, all of whom are actively involved in the “Stop Rush” campaign, which keeps a database of all of Limbaugh’s advertisers.



Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Do Gross Statistical Disparities Mean Injustice?

By Rick Pearcey • September 23, 2014, 10:49 AM

No. For example, Walter E. Williams writes:

According to a recent study conducted by Bond University in Australia, sharks are nine times as likely to attack and kill men than they are women. If sinister motivation is attributed for this disparity, as is done in the cases of sex and racial disparities, we can only conclude that sharks are sexist.
Another sex disparity is despite the fact that men are 50 percent of the population and so are women, men are struck by lightning six times as often as women. I wonder what whoever is in charge of lightning has against men.
Williams, who details instances of stark statistical disparities evident in education, business, sports, and more, concludes: "Courts, bureaucrats and the intellectual elite have consistently concluded that 'gross' disparities are probative of a pattern and practice of discrimination. Given all of the differences among people, such a position is pure nonsense."


Monday, September 22, 2014

Democrats Launch Campaign to Get "Rush Limbaugh off the Air"

By Rick Pearcey • September 22, 2014, 10:42 AM

John Nolte writes at Breitbart.com:

During the Bush administration, national Democrat leaders threatened to kill the ABC network's broadcast license if a miniseries unfavorable to the Clinton administration wasn't censored to satisfy Democrats. ABC complied. Earlier this year, Democrats started a push for a Constitutional Amendment to gut (literally) the First Amendment. Over the weekend, Democrats launched a campaign to get -- in their own words -- "Rush Limbaugh off the air."

"The petition to get Limbaugh off the air comes straight from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) in the form of a fundraising/petition email," according to Nolte. "The idea is to use the muscle of the petition to in turn muscle Limbaugh's advertisers to drop him. The phony outrage is manifested from a toxic stew of lies crafted by the DCCC and (naturally) Sandra Fluke that take Limbaugh's recent comments about sexual assault way, way, way out of context."



Friday, September 19, 2014

Duck Dynasty’s Phil: "We Legislate Murder, That’s What Abortion Is"

By Rick Pearcey • September 19, 2014, 10:46 AM

Michael Chapman reports at CNSNews.com:

Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson gave one of the sermons Sunday at his church, where he criticized political correctness for diminishing the reality of sin and said the "politically correct crowd" had killed 55 million babies by abortion, and that this was legislated "murder," adding that now the government is "legislating perversion."



Thursday, September 18, 2014

Democrat Election Mantra: "I'm Not Barack Obama"

By Rick Pearcey • September 18, 2014, 09:38 AM

"This year, far more than the last midterm elections, Democratic candidates across the country are fleeing the incumbent president," Joseph Curl writes at the Washington Times.



Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Bono: "I Give Thanks Just for the Sanity of Billy Graham"

By Rick Pearcey • September 17, 2014, 10:51 AM

Michael Chapman reports at CNSNews.com:

U2 frontman, investor, and philanthropist Bono, who isn’t shy about discussing his Christian faith, wrote a poem in honor of evangelist preacher Billy Graham that describes Bono’s relationship with Jesus as a "journey from Father to friend," and how he learned of this through "the voice of a preacher," Graham, "that gave my life a Rhyme."

Also, in a separate tribute to Billy Graham, Bono said, "At a time when religion seems so often to get in the way of God’s work, I give thanks just for the sanity of Billy Graham, for the clear and empathetic voice."

"As reported at the website for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association on Sept. 1, and picked up by the Huffington Post, Bono has been a long-time fan of Rev. Billy Graham, and went to visit him and his family at their home in Montreat, North Carolina in 2002," according to CNSNews.com.



Tuesday, September 16, 2014

"Inclusive" Principal Bans Sandwich Donations From Chick-Fil-A

By Rick Pearcey • September 16, 2014, 10:04 AM

Dustin Siggins reports at LifeSiteNews:

A California principal has banned donations on campus from a local Chick-Fil-A because of alleged discrimination by the fast food chain.

Ventura High School Principal Val Wyatt told the Ventura County Star that the company's "political stance on gay rights" was reason enough to prevent 200 donated lunches from being used by the school's booster club to raise money for the school's football team.

"Because the students of Ventura High School and their parents would be at the event, I didn’t want [Chick-Fil-A] on campus," Wyatt is quoted as saying. "Her position has been backed by Ventura Unified School District Superintendent Trudy Little Arriaga, who said that 'we value inclusivity and diversity on our campus and all of our events and activities are going to adhere to our mission," according to LifeSiteNews.

So, you see it's all so simple: If you agree with the extremist homosexualist agenda, then you willl be included in the "inclusivity and diversity." If not, thou shalt not be tolerated. 

People who think for themselves, who question political correctness, who affirm the U.S. founding vision of unalienable rights in community with the Creator (as opposed to pseudo-rights dreamed up by California high school principals, etc., etc.) are otherized.

Well, we'll keep our freedom. And we reject the narrow-minded secular dogma that requires moral and intellectual suicide when in the presence of "diversity" and "inclusiveness."

Meanwhile, to find a Chick-Fil-A near you, click here



Monday, September 15, 2014

NYT: "Assault Weapons" a "Myth" Democrats Created in the 1990s

By Rick Pearcey • September 15, 2014, 10:48 AM

A.W.R. Hawkins reprts at Breitbart.com:

On September 13, the 20th anniversary of the signing of the federal assault weapons ban, The New York Times ran a column explaining that the very term "assault weapon" is one the "Democrats created" in the 1990s in order to ban "a politically defined category of guns."

Moreover, the Times points out that the threat posed by the private ownership of "assault weapons" is mythological in comparison to FBI stats on the actual use of such guns in crime.

According to the NYT, America was "suffering from a spike in gun crime . . . in the early 1990s" so "Democrats created and banned [an entire] category of guns." The ban lasted from 1994 to 2004, and although crime fell during that time, a "detailed study found no proof" the decline was due to the ban.

The Times also notes that "'assault weapons' are not the gun of choice for criminals anyway -- and never have been. 'In 2012, only 322 people were murdered with any kind of rifle, FBI data shows.' And as Breitbart News reported on January 15, 2013, deaths in which an 'assault rifle' were involved constituted less than .012 percent of the overall deaths in America in 2011," according to Hawkins.



Friday, September 12, 2014

Police: Illegal With Kitchen Knife Stabs Woman 3 Times

By Rick Pearcey • September 12, 2014, 10:18 AM

Jeffrey A. Johnson reports at Pennlive.com:

An illegal immigrant was arrested early Wednesday in Chambersburg, after police said he stabbed a woman three times with a large kitchen knife.

Baldomero Velasco-Lopez, 37, who was living in the 700 block of Broad Street in Chambersburg, has been charged with attempted criminal homicide and aggravated assault. He was denied bail and is being held in Franklin County Prison.



Thursday, September 11, 2014

Ted Cruz "Booed off the Stage" at "In Defense of Christians" Event

By Rick Pearcey • September 11, 2014, 10:15 AM

Matthew Boyle reports at Breitbart.com:

Reports surfaced Wednesday night that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) was "booed off the stage" at an event hosted by a purportedly Christian organization.

Cruz, the keynote speaker at the new "In Defense Of Christians" [IDC] organization's dinner in Washington DC, had offered the crowd -- a number of whom were Christians from the Middle East, including Palestinian Christians -- public support for Israel.

After doing so, some members of the crowd booed at Cruz, and they persisted until he left the stage, noting their hatred and saying he can't stand with them if they don't stand with Israel.

"Tonight’s injection of politics when the focus should have been on unity and faith, momentarily played into the hands of a few who do not adhere to IDC’s principles. They were made no longer welcome," said IDC President Toufic Baaklini in a press release published after the "disruption at the IDC Gala Dinner."



Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Pelosi Wants to Give "Regulators Sweeping New Powers Over Internet"

By Rick Pearcey • September 10, 2014, 09:03 AM

"The move is necessary," Pelosi said Monday, "to save net neutrality and protect Internet users," according to Brendan Sasso at NationalJournal.com.

"But Republicans and business groups warn that applying utility-style regulations to the Internet would strangle economic growth and ultimately mean worse Internet service," Sasso reports.



Monday, September 8, 2014

"Shariah Police" Patrolling Outside German Nightclubs

By Rick Pearcey • September 8, 2014, 11:11 AM

Sharona Schwartz reports at the Blaze:

The German government says it is going to crack down on volunteer patrols known as "Shariah police" recently seen walking outside nightclubs and a city train station asking passersby not to drink alcohol and gamble.

"Sharia law is not tolerated on German soil," Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere told the German newspaper Bild on Saturday. "Nobody can take it upon themselves to abuse the good name of the German police."

"The founder of the 'Shariah police' said the patrols aimed only to raise awareness in Wuppertal for strict Islamic traditions," the Blaze reports.

"These people’s intention is to provoke and intimidate and force their ideology," the Blaze quote Wuppertal Mayor Peter Jung as saying.



Friday, September 5, 2014

Planned Parenthood Created for "Population Control" of U.S. Blacks: Sen. Ted Cruz’s Dad

By Rick Pearcey • September 5, 2014, 11:12 AM

Dustin Siggins reports at LifeSiteNews.com:

Margaret Sanger's original goal for Planned Parenthood was to limit the nation's population of black people, says the father of a prominent senator.

Rafael Cruz, father of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-TX, told the Western Williamson County Republican Club in Texas August 21, "Margaret Sanger was the founder of Planned Parenthood. And you can Google it and look at her written statement. The purpose of creating Planned Parenthood was for population control in the black neighborhoods. Look at where all or most of the abortion clinics are: in the black neighborhoods to control their population."

"Every black . . . should be enraged," he added.

"Sanger, who began the Negro Project in 1939 and founded Planned Parenthood as a contraceptive organization, wrote in a letter that 'we do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population and the [black] minister is the man who can straighten out that idea if it ever occurs to any of their more rebellious members'," LifeSiteNews reports.

Watch this Youtube video of Cruz's remarks, beginning at the 58:40 mark.



Thursday, September 4, 2014

Belief vs. Science: Lacking Scientific Support, UN Seeks "Young Woman" to Sell Global Warming

By Rick Pearcey • September 4, 2014, 10:46 AM

Andrew Bolt writes at the Aussie Herald Sun:

Professsor Ross McKitrick says in a new paper that the warming pause has now lasted an astonishing 19 years at the surface and 16-26 years in the lower troposphere.
. . .

With the science against the faith it has so frantically promoted, the UN searches for someone who will turn the debate.

Note well: it’s looking for someone who isn’t a scientist but who can play on guilt, racial politics, gender politics and victimhood.

"The UN has outed itself with this stunt," Bolt concludes. "Its criteria ensure no leading climate scientists need apply. See, this is no longer about science at all."



Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Father of Man Killed by Illegal Immigrant Demands Obama Visit Son’s Grave

By Rick Pearcey • September 3, 2014, 08:05 AM

Stephen Dinan reports at the Washington Times:

The father of a man killed by an illegal immigrant in a car crash has challenged President Obama to visit his son’s grave before declaring any executive action halting deportations.

In a letter that Don Rosenberg sent last month to Mr. Obama through top officials at the Homeland Security Department, the grieving father said his son Drew might be alive had the federal government deported illegal immigrants who had run-ins with the law.

"My son and all of the others are considered collateral damage in the quest for votes and campaign contributions,” Rosenberg wrote, according to the Times. "Illegal immigration is not a victimless crime."



Tuesday, September 2, 2014

"Neanderthal Art" Found in Gibraltar Cave

By Rick Pearcey • September 2, 2014, 09:28 AM

From the UK Telegraph:

The first examples of Neanderthal art are thought to have been found in a cave in Gibralta.

The abstract etchings -- a series of lines resembling a noughts and crosses grid scratched into the wall of Gorham's Cave in Gibraltar -- are being cited as proof of Neanderthals' intelligence.

It was previously thought that only modern humans were capable of producing art. But the marks are being touted as evidence of artistic expression in Neanderthals as they were found beneath sediment that also hid Neanderthal tools.

"It is the last nail in the coffin for the hypothesis that Neanderthals were cognitively inferior to modern humans," Paul Taçon of Australia's Griffith University is quoted as saying.

Taçon "told the AP news agency that the research showed that the engravings were made with great effort for ritual purposes, to communicate with others, or both," according to the Telegraph.



Monday, September 1, 2014

Farm Halts Weddings After Lesbian Tyrants Impose Their Private "Morality"

By Rick Pearcey • September 1, 2014, 08:21 AM

Breitbart reports:

Cynthia and Robert Gifford, owners of Liberty Ridge Farm in New York, used to rent out their farm so couples could get married on the grounds. They will no longer offer such services because the state ruled they had to violate their Christian beliefs and allow same-sex weddings on their property. 

"The state had fined the Giffords $13,000 when they refused to allow a lesbian couple, Jennifer McCarthy and Melisa Erwin, to be married on their farm in 2012. The Giffords were against a wedding ceremony for the lesbian couple but said a wedding reception would be permissible," according to Breitbart.



Friday, August 29, 2014

Prayer for Injured Teen Sparks Atheist Outrage

By Rick Pearcey • August 29, 2014, 10:06 AM

Todd Starnes writes at Fox News:

The injured player was on the ground being tended to by trainers and coaches.

So the Seminole High School football team did what many football teams do. The teenage boys took a knee, bowed their heads and prayed for their injured teammate.

But that simple act of compassion and humanity in Sanford, Florida sparked outrage from the Freedom From Religion Foundation -- a group of perpetually offended atheists from Wisconsin.

An FFRF attorney fired off a letter to the superintendent of Seminole County Public Schools -- accusing them of having an adult lead the prayer for the injured child.

Memo to these tyrannical atheists: Nothing in the 1st Amendment of the U.S. Constitution prohibits players, coaches, teachers, cheerleaders, principals, janitors, mayors, governors, pastors, moms or dads, presidents or congressmen, etc., etc., from praying for injured football players at any time or in any venue.

The limitation demanded, by force of law, in the 1st Amendment is on the U.S. Congress. The Congress "shall make no law respecting an establishmet of religion, or probiting the free exercise thereof."

So as long as a coach, player, teacher, or pastor, etc., acting as Congress, is not making a federal law that establishes a national state church over the entire United States, well, they can pray to their hearts' and minds' content.

Equally so, as long as the aforementioned are not making a law that prohibits "the free exercise" of religion, well, they again are in the clear.

It's called freedom, under God. Just like the Declaration of Indepedence talks about (you remember that part about "unalienable rights" given by the Creator, don't you?). 

And, of course, the point of ratifying the U.S. Constitution was to establish a body politic that fleshed out the norms and principles of the Declaration.

Freedom under God is an everlasting norm of human freedom and dignity.

Not only is this true, but it happens to foster the creation of societies more humane and more free that what one might find in alternative approaches -- say, in the consistently atheistic USSR, the inhumane Red China of Mao, or in the humanity-hating and Christianity-hating Germany under National Socialism.

We know from logic and the evidence of history where the dicates of the likes of the FFRF lead. Go ahead and huff and puff, dear radicalized atheists. 

Meanwhile, we shall stand for freedom, for humanity, which happens to include living in community with God and man. In free America, you get to speak in public. Even to God.



Thursday, August 28, 2014

Have Business, Will Travel: Dozens of Companies Leave America Under Obama

By Rick Pearcey • August 28, 2014, 08:49 AM

Ben Shapiro writes at Breitbart:

On Tuesday, Burger King announced that it would spend some $11 billion to buy Tim Hortons Inc., a Canadian breakfast food chain, then merge Burger King into it, thereby turning what was once a major American company into a major Canadian one. As the Washington Post reports, Burger King would "move the company’s headquarters to Canada, where corporate taxes are significantly lower."

This process, called inversion, has been occurring more and more often, despite the fascistic suggestion by President Obama that headquartering outside the United States represents a betrayal of God and country. Members of the Obama administration have taken to labeling business inversions a lack of "economic patriotism" -- presumably under the assumption that to stay in America, cut jobs, and lose all profits in order to pay higher taxes represents a sort of higher moral value than moving one’s headquarters and continuing to pay millions of workers and reward consumers with better and cheaper products.

"Some 25 major companies have participated in tax inversions since President Obama took office," Shapiro concludes. "That trend will continue to accelerate as President Obama ratchets up the rhetoric and threatens harsher action against companies that dare to buck his high-tax priorities."



Wednesday, August 27, 2014

DOT Proposes Mandating Cars Broadcast Location, Direction, Speed

By Rick Pearcey • August 27, 2014, 10:07 AM

Terry Jeffrey writes at CNSNews.com:

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, part of the Department of Transportation, published last week an "advanced notice of proposed rulemaking" on "vehicle-to-vehicle communications" . . . .

The possible real-world result? Jeffrey concludes:

Automated automobile warning systems based on accurate data broadcast by other people's cars and roadway infrastructure can save lives.

But as vehicles become fully automated, as they surely will, and the people in them no longer have absolute control over the vehicle's movements, a key question will be: Who does?

The inertia of the post-Constitution federal government is that of denying human freedom, self-determination, and dignity while couching this denial in promises of greater safety or some other promised benefit.

Don't fall for it, America. With the ever-increasing consolidation and monopolization of federal power, who or what will protect Americans from the life-denying and inhumane "protection" of the federal government itself?



Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Feds Creating Database to Monitor Political Activity, "Misinformation," "Social Pollution" on Twitter

By Rick Pearcey • August 26, 2014, 09:07 AM

Elizabeth Harrington reports at the Free Beacon:

The federal government is spending nearly $1 million to create an online database that will track "misinformation" and hate speech on Twitter.

The National Science Foundation is financing the creation of a web service that will monitor "suspicious memes" and what it considers "false and misleading ideas," with a major focus on political activity online.

"The 'Truthy' database, created by researchers at Indiana University, is designed to 'detect political smears, astroturfing, misinformation, and other social pollution'," according to the Free Beacon.



Monday, August 25, 2014

"Duck Dynasty" Star Predicts Hollywood Will Produce More "Clean" Pro-Family Shows

By Rick Pearcey • August 25, 2014, 10:16 AM

Michael Chapman reports at CNSNews.com:

Duck Dynasty star Jase Robertson said he agreed that there is a large market for pro-family, pro-Christian shows like Duck Dynasty, and "they’ll be more shows" like it because if Hollywood can get millions of people to watch and "start making money," then it will "figure out a way to reproduce it."

He added that it would "be difficult" to reproduce a show exactly like Duck Dynasty, but a program that is "something the whole, entire family can enjoy, and it's clean and good" will come, they are "on the horizon."



Friday, August 22, 2014

Self-Defense Is a Biblical Obligation

By Rick Pearcey • August 22, 2014, 11:57 AM

Rabbi Aryeh Spero writes at American Thinker:

What is our obligation to those under fire from Islamic terrorists? Prayer is good, but not enough. Words of support are welcome, but not enough. What can one do when terrorists are not moved by our prayers or words of support for the hunted? Our religious obligation is to fight. 

We fight because self-defense is a mandate from the Bible -- the Torah, called by many the Old Testament. We fight to defend life. Because life is precious, the ultimate, we must defend it. The very definition of self-defense is permission to kill the one who is coming toward you to kill you. Self-defense is not simply our right to pray or support with words, but do whatever is needed to stay alive and protect our families.



Thursday, August 21, 2014

Johns Hopkins Psychiatrist: Transgender Is "Mental Disorder," Sex Change "Biologically Impossible"

By Rick Pearcey • August 21, 2014, 08:03 AM

Michael Chapman reports at CNSNews.com:

Dr. Paul R. McHugh, the former psychiatrist-in-chief for Johns Hopkins Hospital and its current Distinguished Service Professor of Psychiatry, said that transgenderism is a "mental disorder" that merits treatment, that sex change is "biologically impossible," and that people who promote sexual reassignment surgery are collaborating with and promoting a mental disorder.



Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Daily Caller Congratulates TX Democrats for Turning Rosemary Lehmberg’s Drunk-Driving Conviction Into National News

By Rick Pearcey • August 20, 2014, 07:54 AM

Jim Treacher writes at the Daily Caller

Idicting Rick Perry seemed like a good idea at the time. After all, he’s a Republican who might run for president in 2016!

But now he’s fighting back . . . with Rosemary Lehmberg’s help.

For more on the Rosemary Lehmberg saga, watch this Youtube video titled "Setting the Record Straight."



Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Dershowitz: Perry Indictment "Totalitarian"

By Rick Pearcey • August 19, 2014, 09:16 AM

Wanda Carruthers reports at Newsmax:

The indictment of Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry over abuse of power and coercion is reminiscent of the way that political dissent was handled in the Soviet Union, legal scholar and Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz told Newsmax TV's"America's Forum."

Dershowitz, who make clear he would never vote for Rick Perry, said Monday the governor's indictment was driven by politics and is representative of "what happens in totalitarian societies."



Monday, August 18, 2014

"Cultural Vandalism": Hotel Chain Removes Bibles From Rooms

By Rick Pearcey • August 18, 2014, 07:30 AM

At Fox News:

The decision by one of Britain’s largest hotel chains to remove Bibles from its rooms has sparked complaints from Christians.

Travelodge, which operates 500 hotels, says the Bibles were removed for "diversity reasons," citing the country’s increasing multicultural influences, the Daily Mail reported. The chain reportedly said that despite the recent uproar, the decision to remove the Bibles was made in 2007.

 

The company said in a statement that the move was designed so as “not to discriminate against any religion.” 

 

"The Church of England is not happy with the hotel’s policy," Fox News reports. "[It is] both tragic and bizarre that hotels would remove the word of God for the sake of ergonomic design, economic incentive or a spurious definition of the word 'diversity,'" Fox quotes the church as saying in a statement.

"Tim Stanley, a U.S. historian, makes the point that no one ever lodged a complaint to Travelodge about the hotel room Bibles, and," according to Fox, "says in an op-ed for the Telegraph, 'It’s an act of cultural vandalism upon a tradition that goes back 126 years'."



Friday, August 15, 2014

Former NBA Star Rips Al Sharpton, Black Community

By Rick Pearcey • August 15, 2014, 07:56 AM

William Bigelow reports at Breitbart.com:

Former Washington Wizards star Gilbert Arenas weighed in regarding the death of 18-year-old Mike Brown, which precipitated riots in Ferguson, Missouri. Noting Al Sharpton seeking to involve himself in the proceedings, Arenas took to Instagram to launch an attack on Sharpton, using racially insulting language and asserting that "the racism fight has never been #blackvswhite, it's always been #blackvsblack."



Thursday, August 14, 2014

Georgia Town to Atheists: Stop Bullying Our Kids

By Rick Pearcey • August 14, 2014, 10:45 AM

Todd Starnes writes:

The American Humanist Association (AHA) is about to learn a very important lesson -- folks around Gainesville, Georgia, don’t take kindly to out-of-town atheists trying to bully their children.

More than 200 people turned out in defiance of the self-described atheist group early Wednesday morning for an impromptu prayer rally in the middle of the Chestatee High School football field.

The previous day, the atheists (acting on behalf of a single, unnamed citizen) sent a letter to school officials demanding that the football coaching staff stop participating in team prayers and that they remove all biblical references and religious messages from team documents.

"The American Humanist Association said the coaches are using their positions to promote Christianity and they said it appears that such religious activity is not an isolated incident," Starnes writes.

"Guilty as charged, said Congressman Doug Collins," according to Starnes. "He represents Georgia’s ninth congressional district."

"The liberal atheist interest groups trying to bully Chestatee High School kids say they have a reason to believe that expressions of religious freedom are 'not an isolated event' in Northeast Georgia," Starnes quotes Collins as writing in a statement.

"They’re right," the congressman is quoted as stating. "In Hall County and throughout Georgia’s 9th district, we understand and respect the Constitution and cherish our right to worship in our own way."



Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Carson: Many Republican Politicians "Are Just Like the Democrats"

By Rick Pearcey • August 13, 2014, 09:52 AM

From Breitbart TV:

Dr. Ben Carson, author of One Nation, argued that "a lot" of Republican politicians "are just like the Democrats" on Tuesday’s Sean Hannity Show.  

"A lot of them [Republicans] who are running are just like the Democrats," Carson said. "They put the finger in the air and see which way the wind is blowing."



Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Judge: Tenn. Ban on Homosex "Marriage" Is Constitutional

By Rick Pearcey • August 12, 2014, 11:10 AM

Michael Gryboski reports at Christian Post:

A judge has ruled that Tennessee's constitutional amendment banning legal recognition of same-sex marriage is legal, breaking a streak of judicial losses for the traditional marriage side.

Circuit Court Judge Russell E. Simmons Jr. ruled last week against the claim that the state constitutional ban on same-sex marriage violates the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution.

"In 2006, Tennessee was one of multiple states in the U.S. to have a majority of voters approve a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage," Gryboski writes. "Known as Amendment 1, the ballot initiative passed overwhelmingly with 81 percent of voters in favor. In the same election cycle, Virginia, Wisconsin, South Dakota, South Carolina, Idaho and Colorado approved similar bans."

This win for marriage against its counterfeits is to be applauded. Tennesseans are right to protect marriage and family life, and judges who stand against homosexualist extremism are to be commended. 

The U.S. Constitution was drawn up and ratified to apply to governance and society the principles of freedom as set forth in the Declaration of Independence.

That Declaration, as every schoolboy and schoolgirl ought to know, understands human freedom and dignity as rooted in unalienable rights from the Creator, who, it turns out, is also the same origin for the remarkable and liberating center of civil society known as marriage and family. 

The protection of marriage -- in Tennessee and elsewhere -- is the protection of human freedom and dignity against the ravages and discriminations of many kinds of barbarism, including that of the current faddish, but false and extremist, homosexualist movement.

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Monday, August 11, 2014

IRS in Secret Move Against Churches Again?

By Rick Pearcey • August 11, 2014, 11:40 AM

Bob Unruh reports at WND: 

The Internal Revenue Service, already probably the most-feared and reviled federal agency in America’s history, is trying to live down its earned reputation for attacking conservative and church groups.

There still are multiple investigations ongoing as well as a multitude of lawsuits over the agency’s actions against those groups over the last five or six years. The IRS actions also are the focus of outrage in Congress where members are considering an arrest of former IRS official Lois Lerner for her actions to allegedly conceal information about the agency’s discriminatory practices.

Now it’s being revealed that the IRS could be launching another clandestine campaign against Christian churches, with targeted investigations and more.

Read more here.



Friday, August 8, 2014

Homeland Security Spends $450,000 on "State of the Art" Gym Memberships

By Rick Pearcey • August 8, 2014, 09:30 AM

Elizabeth Harrington reports at the Washington Free Beacon

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is spending more than $450,000 on gym memberships for TSA agents and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) employees who work desk jobs at a procurement office in Washington, D.C.

Last month, DHS bought gym memberships for ICE workers in its Office of Acquisition to boost their morale and "improve working conditions."

"DHS is not alone in providing gym memberships as a benefit to its employees," according to the Free Beacon. "The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), which is responsible for creating new technologies for the Pentagon, spent $369,000 for Gold’s Gym memberships and $654,210 for Sport and Health memberships in May."



Thursday, August 7, 2014

Dr. Ben Carson: Ebola Virus Could Be Used for Bioterrorism

By Rick Pearcey • August 7, 2014, 09:46 AM

"Dr. Ben Carson says he fears Ebola could be used for biological terrorism," Greg Richter reports at Newsmax.

"That's one reason he has said the two medical missionaries who contracted the virus in Africa should have stayed there for treatment until they were no longer contagious, he said Wednesday on Fox News Channel's "Your World with Neil Cavuto," according to Newsmax



Wednesday, August 6, 2014

RedState: JournoList 2.0 Discovered

By Rick Pearcey • August 6, 2014, 09:02 AM

From Redstate:

A prominent CNN commentator, the top two political reporters for The Huffington Post, a Reuters reporter, the editor of The Nation magazine, a producer for Al Jazeera America television, a U.S. News & World Report columnist, and approximately two dozen Huffington Post contributors are among the more than 1,000 members of Gamechanger Salon.

Founded by leftwing activist Billy Wimsatt, the group is a secretive digital gathering of writers, opinion leaders, activists and political hands who share information, ideas and strategy via a closed Google group.

The group’s existence was discovered by Media Trackers through an open records request filed with a University of Wisconsin professor who happened to be a member of the network.



Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Is Thinking Now Obsolete?

By Rick Pearcey • August 5, 2014, 08:58 AM

Citing examples from Israel vs. Hamas, Drudge vs. Geraldo, and the minimum wage vs. higher employment, Thomas Sowell observes: "Some have said that we are living in a post-industrial era, while others have said that we are living in a post-racial era. But growing evidence suggests that we are living in a post-thinking era."



Monday, August 4, 2014

$7,060,259,674,497.51: Federal Debt Up $7T Under Obama

By Rick Pearcey • August 4, 2014, 07:14 AM

CNSNews.com reports:

The total federal debt of the U.S. government has now increased more than $7 trillion while Barack Obama has been president. 

That is more than the debt increased under all U.S. presidents from George Washington through Bill Clinton combined. 



Friday, August 1, 2014

"Moderate" Iranian President Speaks of Jews as Hitler Did

By Rick Pearcey • August 1, 2014, 09:10 AM

From Investor's Business Daily:

On Wednesday, [Iranian President Hassan] Rouhani showed what's behind his smile at a gathering of senior Iranian officials and diplomats from other Islamic countries.

"Today, this festering Zionist tumor has opened once again and has turned the land of olives into destruction and blood, and littered the land with the body parts of Palestinian children," Rouhani told them.

"Festering tumor" is even worse than Hitler's imagery in Mein Kampf -- "the personification of the devil as the symbol of all evil assumes the living shape of the Jew."



Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Christians Not Welcome in Baton Rouge?

By Rick Pearcey • July 29, 2014, 11:12 AM

From Tony Perkins of the Family Research Center:

The degrading comments of a city councilman aligned with the Baton Rouge Area Chamber and other prominent businesses in my hometown are sending a message to Christians and conservative businesses that they are not welcomed in Louisiana’s Capital City.

In attempting to pass a special rights measure based upon sexual behavior last Wednesday, Councilman John Delgado ironically lashed out at opponents in his closing remarks alleging that their opposition to the controversial ordinance was using the council to impose a  "Christian version of Sharia law on the citizens of Baton Rouge."

The comments came after three and half hours of public comment on the so-called "Fairness Ordinance," a measure similar to the one recently adopted by the Houston, Texas, council and now the focus of a citizen-led referendum to overturn it.

The "Fairness Ordinance" would create a new cause of action in District Court for allegations of discrimination on the basis of various categories, including sexual orientation and gender identity, something the Louisiana Constitution explicitly prohibits.

"Led by my good friend Gene Mills of the Louisiana Family Forum, over 75 different churches and a number of prominent pastors assembled at the Metro Council meeting in opposition to the ordinance," Perkins continues, "many making the point it was not Christians and churches trying to make impositions upon the citizens but rather homosexual activists that are less than 3% of the population."

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Monday, July 28, 2014

Leading Liberal Website Falls for Fake Story About Michele Bachmann

By Rick Pearcey • July 28, 2014, 12:50 PM

"Think Progress, a website operated by the liberal Center for American Progress, failed to vet a phony story which claimed that Minnesota U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann proposed 'Americanization' labor camps for Central American unaccompanied children," the Daily Caller reports. "Think Progress’ owner, the Center for American Progress, is populated with numerous veterans of the Clinton and Obama administrations."

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Mark Levin Shreds Fox News for Employing Karl Rove

By Rick Pearcey • July 25, 2014, 09:37 AM

"On Fox News' Cavuto Thursday, talk-radio host Mark Levin ripped into the television network for employing establishment Republican strategist Karl Rove," WND reports.

"Host Neil Cavuto asked Levin for his thoughts on Republican candidates across the nation. 'You look at North Carolina, you look at Arkansas, you look at a number of these states,' Levin said. 'Here’s the big lie that’s going on for election cycle after election cycle, advanced by, among others, Fox favorite Karl Rove'."

Levin continued, according to WND, "The fact of the matter is we've [the GOP] lost the Senate over and over again not because of [former Senate candidate] Todd Akin, not because of two or three or four tea-party candidates. The vast majority of the candidates running are your Republican establishment candidates who've never had to fight in a Republican primary."

Go here to read the entire news report.

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Germany "Like 1938" as "Berlin Police Cower Before Jew-Haters"

By Rick Pearcey • July 24, 2014, 10:02 AM

M.E. Synon reports at Breitbart:

A surge in anti-Semitism in Germany has led Yakov Hadas-Handelsman, Israeli ambassador in Berlin, to say it is like a return to the Nazi era: "They pursue the Jews in the streets of Berlin . . . as if we were in 1938."

His comments came as Islamists were blamed for an "explosion" of anti-Semitism that has undermined Germany’s efforts to banish racism since the Holocaust.

According to German news site dw.de, Hadas-Hannelsman said: "We have nothing against demonstrations or against freedom of expression -- that's the core of democracy. But when, as happened this weekend, it leads to violence against the police or against pro-Israeli demonstrators, then it is unacceptable. I think Germans should be worried by that, because you also hear anti-Semitic slogans like 'Jews into the gas' -- in Germany?"

"It was reported that a group of Arabs shouted 'Jew, Jew, cowardly pig, come out and fight alone' and 'Death to Israel' at a recent demonstration and police officers did not interfere," according to Breitbart. "The Berlin newspaper Tagesspiegel ran the headline: 'Berlin police cower before Jew-haters.'

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

How to Go From Civil Rights Icon to Bigot in One Quote

By Rick Pearcey • July 23, 2014, 10:04 AM

Re Tony Dungy: "This is the price you pay when you dare to defy the fundamentalist group-think of what lesbian conservative Tammy Bruce calls the 'Gay Gestapo'."

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

"Our Citizens Are Under Assault": Perry Sends National Guard to Border

By Rick Pearcey • July 22, 2014, 11:11 AM

From Breitbart TV:

Monday, Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas) announced he is deploying 1,000 Texas National Guard to the U.S. border with Mexico, saying he can not idly sit by while "our citizens are under [assault]." 

Pointing out the tens of thousands pf unaccompanied minors only make up roughly 20 percent of those being apprehended illegally crossing the border, Perry said he can no longer wait for the president to act as gang members and drug cartels flood into Texas, causing crime to skyrocket.

"Under assault might be an understatement," Arnold Ahlert writes at Frontpagemag.com. "According to Perry, more than 203,000 illegal aliens responsible for committing more than 640,000 crimes, including 3,000 homicides, have been booked into Texas county jails since 2008. He further pointed out that the thousands of unaccompanied minors apprehended crossing the border comprise less than 20 percent of total influx and while enforcement agents are giving humanitarian aid to these children, 'drug cartels, human traffickers and individual criminals are exploiting this tragedy for their own criminal opportunities'."

In response, "Gov. Perry’s announcement was met with derision by Democrats who accused him of 'militarizing' the border," Ahlert writes.

"Perry rejected that notion," Ahlert notes, as did "Congressman Louis Gohmert (R-TX). 'Our nation is being invaded in what the U.S. Commanding General of SOUTHCOM described as an "existential threat",' he said in a statement. As articulated in Article I, Section 10, of the United States Constitution, the State of Texas has the right to defend herself, as the largest invasion is coming into Texas."



Monday, July 21, 2014

Green Shock! Australia Repeals Carbon Tax

By Rick Pearcey • July 21, 2014, 08:57 AM

From IBD:

To the shock and perturbation of the green lobby, Australians are repealing their carbon tax. But it's the right move and a big one at that -- a good way to start turning around all the silliness over climate change. . . .

[Prime Minister Tony] Abbott and Australia's lawmakers made the only rational choice. To tax carbon dioxide emissions is pointless. It is also economically harmful. . . .

Carbon dioxide is a naturally occurring trace gas. Humans exhale it, plants breathe it.

It is not toxic, nor is it a pollutant, unless its atmospheric concentrations reach so high --  40,000 parts per million rather than the 400 parts per million now found in our air -- that it crowds out the oxygen humans need to breathe.

"Abbott's repeal is a handful of outback sand tossed in the grinding gears of the green lobby's carbon tax campaign. And if there's any justice, it will set a precedent for other clearer-thinking nation," IBD observes.

"That's why global warm-mongers are in such a froth. They're afraid their decades of data manipulation and scare tactics will begin to unravel."

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Friday, July 18, 2014

CBS Airs Violently Anti-Christian Song

By Rick Pearcey • July 18, 2014, 04:49 PM

Drew Zahn reports at WND:

In the early hours of Thursday morning, "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" on CBS featured a guest musical performance with vehemently anti-religious lyrics, including a line wishing the mother of Jesus "would’ve had an abortion."

Kristeen Young was host Craig Ferguson’s guest, performing her song, Pearl of a Girl, which takes all three of the world’s major, monotheistic religions to task for allegedly repressing women.

"I never knew I was a girl until they stooped to tell me," Young sang in the first verse of her song. "I never knew I was disturbed until they dropped three volumes on me. But in the Bible/Torah/Quran there are really no good roles for me except concubine and wash woman. I used to be the sad one, now I just wanna stab them."

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Homeland Security Converges on Random North Carolina City

By Rick Pearcey • July 17, 2014, 09:16 AM

Eric Owens reports at the Daily Caller:

Earlier this week, the denizens of Greenville, N.C. were alarmed because several well-armed Homeland Security cops and their small fleet of SUVs abruptly appeared outside a federal bankruptcy courthouse.

Local CBS affiliate WNCT mounted something of an investigation. Turns out, the Homeland Security personnel swarmed the area . . . , they said, to make people in the community aware of the fact that they exist.

Watch "DHS Staying Busy While Borders Are Open," a news report on Youtube.

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

"Most Plausible" Theory Explaining "Mysterious Giant Hole" in Siberia

By Rick Pearcey • July 16, 2014, 07:54 AM

Global warming. Says the U.K. Telegraph.

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Black Residents of Chicago Slam Obama

By Rick Pearcey • July 15, 2014, 09:15 AM

"Black residents of Chicago’s South Side, who recently rallied to decry a spate of violence in the city, ripped President Obama for ignoring their plight while pushing for funding for illegal immigrants at their expense," the Washington Times reports.

Said one man, according to the Times, "For the president to set aside all of these funds for immigrants and [have] forsaken the African-American community, I think that’s a disgrace. . . . He will go down as the worst president ever elected. Bill Clinton was the African-American president."

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Monday, July 14, 2014

"Spiritual Warfare": Duck Dynasty’s Jase Robertson on GQ Interview

By Rick Pearcey • July 14, 2014, 09:02 AM

Michael Chapman reports at CNSNews.com:

The controversial GQ interview of Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson, which led to his temporary suspension from the popular A&E show in December -- and sparked a national debate on free speech and sexual morality -- was a form of "spiritual warfare," said Jase Robertson, who added that as the interview went on, "it felt more like an attack because our family has a prayer at the end of the show."

Duck Dynasty’s Jase Robertson, the second oldest son of Phil and "Miss Kay" Robertson, related his experience of that GQ session -- which was initially attended by the show’s entire cast but they eventually walked out because of its hostile questioning -- in an interview with CNSNews.com on July 8 in Washington, D.C.

Jase Robertson and his family were at the nation’s capital to attend a press conference to raise awareness about cleft palate and lip, a condition their 10-year-old daughter Mia was born with and for which she has undergone several corrective surgeries.

"Prior to the press conference, CNSNews.com spoke with Jase Robertson about his new book, Good Call: Reflections on Faith, Family, and Fowl, where he touches on the GQ interview, stating it was the only one he ever walked out on and that he had asked his father 'to stop the interview because the questions were hypothetical, argumentative, and controversial'," CNSNews.com reports.

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Friday, July 11, 2014

Flawed Study Does Not Show Children of Homosex Parents Better Off

By Rick Pearcey • July 11, 2014, 09:45 AM

Katrina Trinko writes at the Daily Signal:

There’s been no shortage of media coverage of a new study that purportedly shows that children raised by same-sex partners fare better than other children.

"Children of same-sex couples are happier and healthier than peers, research shows," was the headline of a Washington Post story. "Largest-ever study of same-sex couples' kids finds they’re better off than other children," proclaimed Vox, while NBCNews.com announced, "Children of Same-Sex Parents Are Healthier: Study."

But the actual study is a little more, well, complicated.

Or as University of Texas professor Mark Regernus put it, because of flaws in the study, "we simply cannot know whether claims like . . . 'happier and healthier' are true, valid, and on target." 



Thursday, July 10, 2014

Pro-Cochran Forces Allegedly Destroying Evidence of Voter Fraud

By Rick Pearcey • July 10, 2014, 09:14 AM

Breitbart reports:

National conservative election integrity organization True The Vote has asked a federal judge to issue a restraining order against the Mississippi Republican Party, alleging that the state GOP may be engaged in the destruction of evidence of alleged voter fraud from the June 24 GOP primary runoff.

"Defendant county commissioners have continued to violate federal law by preventing access to election records. Now, we think we know why," True The Vote founder Catherine Engelbrecht said in a statement. "If the affidavits we now have regarding the destruction of election documents and other similarly stunning findings are true, then no Mississippian, no American, can trust the results of this election."

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Elite GOP Manure Hitting the Race-Baiting Fan in Mississippi

By Rick Pearcey • July 9, 2014, 10:11 AM

Steve Deace writes:

There may now be a paper trail that directly links the GOP establishment to the race-baiting attack ads used against tea party challenger Chris McDaniel in his Mississippi U.S. Senate runoff against incumbent Thad Cochran.

Independent investigative journalist Charles C. Johnson has been leading the way in digging into the details of exactly who was responsible for race-baiting black Democrat voters to infiltrate a Republican Party primary runoff and save Cochran from losing his seat, and how they did it.

But now he’s been joined by Jeffrey Lord of the American Spectator, who was the former political director for the Reagan White House in the 1980s.

Also, as noted in this space yesterday, Sen. Ted Cruz has already weighed in, saying to talk show radio host Mark Levin, "These allegations need to be vigorously investigated, and anyone involved in criminal conduct should be prosecuted. The voters of Mississippi deserve to know the truth."

Read more at Barbwire.

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Cruz to Levin: Investigate the Mississippi Runoff

By Rick Pearcey • July 8, 2014, 09:17 AM

Speaking to radio talk show host Mark Levin, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas said the following about the GOP Senate primary runoff between incumbent Thad Cochran and Tea Party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel:

In the past week or so, we have seen serious allegations of voter fraud, and I very much hope that no Republican was involved in voter fraud. 

But these allegations need to be vigorously investigated, and anyone involved in criminal conduct should be prosecuted.

The voters of Mississippi deserve to know the truth.

Read more at Breitbart TV.

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Monday, July 7, 2014

Why Presbyterians Took Up the "Palestinian Cause"

By Rick Pearcey • July 7, 2014, 07:43 AM

David Paulin writes at Frongpagemag:

What has happened to America’s Presbyterians? Leaders of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) have joined ranks with the radical left in recent years. They vilify Israel, apologize for Islamic terrorists, and cheer on the Palestinian cause.

Now, these leftist elites are savoring an important victory, having pushed through a resolution to divest from U.S. companies operating in Israel: Caterpillar, Motorola Solutions, and Hewlett Packard. The contentious vote in the church’s general assembly passed by a narrow 310-to-303, and was a long-time goal of leftist Presbyterians, who since 2006 had submitted four divestiture resolutions that failed to muster sufficient votes.

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Thursday, July 3, 2014

French Resistance Defeats LGBT Lobby

By Rick Pearcey • July 3, 2014, 07:37 AM

Parents in France are successfully revolting against the homosexualist indoctrination of their children in French schools, write Judith Reisman and Tom Hampson.

"Plans for homosexual marriage met with massive French opposition from the French people, and it looks like gender re-education has taken a major hit as well," say Reisman and Hampson at WND.

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Fox Report: Haley Barbour Tied to Race-Baiting, Anti-Tea Party Ads in Mississippi

By Rick Pearcey • July 2, 2014, 08:54 AM

At Breitbart TV:

On Tuesday's broadcast of Fox News Channel’s "Hannity," network correspondent Ainsley Earhardt unveiled one of the attack radio spots that aired on stations around the state including WMGO 1370 AM in Canton, MS.

The spot urges listeners to participate in the vote and warns if voters fail to do so, it will result in the loss of entitlement benefits and funding for black universities.

"If someone tells you that by voting today, you cannot vote in November -- it's just a Tea Party, bald-faced lie.

"Are you going to let the clock run out on today?

"By not voting, you are saying 'take away all of my government programs, such as food stamps, early breakfast and lunch programs, millions of dollars to our black universities.'

"Everything we and our families depend on that comes from Washington will be cut.

"Mississippi will never be the same.

"The question is, will you spend $5 on gas to vote, or allow the Tea Party to send us back to the good ol' bad days?

"Vote against the Tea Party.

"Vote Thad Cochran."

Earhart identified the group responsible for the ad to be a group called Citizens for Progress, which according to Earhart is a group tied to former RNC chair and Gov. Haley Barbour (R-MS).

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Law Prof. Turley: Obama Risks Constitutional Crisis With Executive Action

By Rick Pearcey • July 1, 2014, 08:44 AM

Greg Richter reports at Newsmax:

President Barack Obama is acting like "a bad gambler at Vegas" by doubling down on executive actions less than a week after a stinging Supreme Court defeat, says George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley

A defiant Obama promised to take even more executive actions on Monday because Congress has told him it will not pass any immigration reform laws this year.

"If House Republicans are really concerned about me taking too many executive actions, the best solution to that is passing bills. Pass a bill. Solve a problem," Obama said in a Rose Garden press conference.

"Turley, appearing on Fox News Channel's Special Report, called that 'a pretty surprising statement' considering that 'the ink is barely dry' on Thursday's 9-0 decision saying Obama was wrong to have made recess appointments when the Senate had declared itself to be in session," Newsmax reports. 

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Monday, June 30, 2014

Mississippi Stinks of Gutter Republicans

By Rick Pearcey • June 30, 2014, 08:02 AM

Craig Shirley writes at Breitbart:

This is not the first time the corrupt national GOP power structure and the Mississippi Republican Party have betrayed conservatism.

By now, the deeply questionable practices of the Thad Cochran campaign and his apparatchiks in Mississippi are known to all. Mysterious robo-calls, unaccounted for mailings, street money, all designed to not just to defeat but ruin Chris McDaniel, because he had the temerity to take on the Establishment.

The anti-conservative forces inside the GOP even engaged and paid Democratic consultants to help destroy the campaign of a fellow Republican. . . .

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Friday, June 27, 2014

Shapiro: "No Safer Place" for a Criminal "Than Inside the Obama Administration"

By Rick Pearcey • June 27, 2014, 08:15 AM

Ben Shapiro made his remark when appeared Wednesday on "Fox Business Network and spoke with Lou Dobbs about his new book The People vs. Barack Obama: The Criminal Case Against the Obama Administration and made the case that American citizens are the best defense against a corrupt president," Trey Sanchez writes at Truth Revolt.  

 



Thursday, June 26, 2014

Tea Party-Backed McDaniel Weighing Challenge of Miss. GOP Senate Runoff

By Rick Pearcey • June 26, 2014, 08:15 AM

At Fox News:

The Tea Party-backed challenger who narrowly lost a GOP runoff to Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran said Wednesday he is weighing whether to challenge the result of the race.

Cochran was declared the winner of the tight race by a 6,373-vote advantage late Tuesday night over state Sen. Chris McDaniel. However, McDaniel has not explicitly conceded, instead complaining of "dozens of irregularities" that he has implied were due to Cochran courting Democrats and independents.

"Tea Party leaders told Fox News earlier Wednesday that McDaniel campaign operatives are weighing the challenge on the grounds that Democratic voters allegedly crossed over from the Democratic primary to vote for Cochran. Under Mississippi law, voters in one party's primary must intend to support that party's nominee in the general election," according to the report at Fox News.

"Of particular interest to the McDaniel campaign was the turnout in Hinds County, which Cochran won by nearly 11,000 votes Tuesday. By contrast, Cochran won the county by 5,300 votes on June 3. Just fewer than 25,000 total ballots were cast in Hinds County Tuesday, while 16,640 total ballots were cast on June 3," states the report at Fox News.



Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Bill Maher: Obama a "Drop-Dead Atheist"

By Rick Pearcey • June 25, 2014, 08:55 AM

Stoyan Zaimov reports at Christian Post:

HBO talk show host Bill Maher said in a Monday interview with the Daily Show's Jon Stewart that he does not find President Barack Obama's Christian faith to be genuine, arguing that he is really an atheist, and mocked former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's recent comments that the Bible is her biggest influence.

"You know who's a liar about this, is Obama," Maher said about the president's religion.

"Obama is always spouting spiritual [expletive] and I don't believe it for a second," he continued. "He's a drop-dead atheist, absolutely."

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Obama Reaches Over Glass at Chipotle

By Rick Pearcey • June 24, 2014, 08:52 AM

Apparently, just about wherever he goes, whatever he does, in matters large or small, micromanaging authoritarian Barack Obama overreaches. This time, at Chipotle.



Monday, June 23, 2014

Stand Up 3 Hours, Live 2 Years Longer

By Rick Pearcey • June 23, 2014, 08:18 AM

The U.K. Independent reports:

A leading U.K. sports consultant has said that the public should be encouraged to do more "low-level" exercise and that standing up for three hours a day can extend life span by two years.

Dr. Mike Loosemore, head of the Institute of Sport Exercise and Health at University College London, said: "There is now enormous evidence that simply standing makes huge differences to your health."



Friday, June 20, 2014

Texas Man Told to Remove American Flag

By Rick Pearcey • June 20, 2014, 08:14 AM

"What really stunned me is that" the apartment manager "said it's a threat towards the Muslim community," said Duy Tran, who resides at The Lodge on El Dorado apartment complex in Webster, Texas.

Read more at Fox News.



Thursday, June 19, 2014

Hillary Clinton vs. Sarah Palin: 1st Week Book Sales Not Even Close

By Rick Pearcey • June 19, 2014, 10:11 AM

"Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continues to tour the nation, promoting her new book, Hard Choices, and a possible 2016 candidacy," T. Becket Adams writes at the Washington Examiner.

"Her book tour, filled with gaffes and missteps, has lagged and perhaps failed to live up to expectations. But that's not all. Her book, when compared to former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's political memoir, Going Rogue, has woefully underperformed in sales," Adams observes.

"Palin's book, which was released the same year President Obama moved into the White House, sold approximately 496,000 copies in its first week of release, according to figures cited by the New York Times," Adams writes. "That’s almost half a million copies in one week."

In sharp contrast, says Adams, "Clinton, with all her softball interviews and a massive amount of free publicity from an excited press, sold only 100,000 copies from its Tuesday release through Saturday, Politico reported."

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Military Blimps in Maryland Skies

By Rick Pearcey • June 18, 2014, 11:10 AM

CBS affiliate WJZ TV in Baltimore reports:

Soon, Maryland will be the home to a couple of new landmarks. Actually, sky-marks.

As Mike Schuh reports, two large blimps will soon rise over Harford County and stay put.

Radar blimps like these have been used on the battlefield to track the enemy, and in the Caribbean to intercept drug runners. . . .

What will they be looking for? Anti-ship cruise missiles, unmanned aircraft and swarming boats.

These blimps are a lot like a toy balloon. They are unmanned and are held in place by a very long tether. . .

With a range from Richmond to Staten Island, privacy experts have concerns.

"That kind of tracking technology raises privacy concerns, and if the military wants to test hardware they should not be testing out on the American public," said David Rocah, ACLU staff attorney.

Aberdeen’s spokesman says that’s not happening.

"There are no cameras aboard the payloads of either of these aerostats. We are not going to be hovering around our neighbors around Aberdeen Proving Grounds, seeing what they are doing in their backyards; no cameras, no spying," [Aberdeen spokesman Kelly] Luster said.

But who is to say cameras and other spy equipment would not be placed onboard these balloons -- and other devices like them -- in the future, especially in a country already bossed about by a federal establishment that has untethered itself from the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution, which lay out principial and political grounds for human dignity and respect?

Loss of privacy already abounds in America -- think of NSA wiretaps, IRS prayertaps, Obamacare's invasion into our daily lives, abortion's invasion of the womb to seek and destroy millions of pre-born human beings.

But America is not alone in this. Think of the millions of human beings slaughtered by their own governments, an estimated 262 million in the 20th century.

But whether alone or not, we see that a machinery of oppression already exists in the "land of the free." This the brave question. And the brave who would be free resist.

Let there be no doubt: Sometimes what looks a lot like a toy balloon could be a toy balloon. And sometimes not.  

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

"Duck Dynasty" Cousin Zach Dasher Running for Congress

By Rick Pearcey • June 17, 2014, 11:23 AM

Myarklamiss.com reports that Zach Dasher, whose "mom is the sister of 'Duck Commander' Phil Robertson," has "announced that he will run for Congress in Louisiana's Fifth Congressional District."

"It is time for ordinary citizens to get off of the sidelines and get involved in the political system," Dasher is quoted as saying as he officially launched his "first time to run for public office," according to Myarklamiss.com.

"For too long," Dasher said, "we've set idly by while Washington politicians slowly gain control over every aspect of our lives. I am seeking to represent the people of the 5th District in Congress so that I can effectively fight the big government intellectual elitists in Washington." 

Dasher is a Republican with a "background in the pharmaceutical industry. He also has been involved in the real estate business and with fundraising for non-profit organizations," according to Myarklamiss.com.

"Zach and his wife of 13 years, Jil, have four children," are "members of White's Ferry Road Church of Christ," and are "active in campus ministry at ULM with University Church of Christ," Myarklamiss.com reports.

In a press statement released by his campaign, Dasher also said: 

* Man is made in the image of the Almighty God. If we are afraid to say that, then we don’t have a case for liberty. Our rights do not come from a bunch of elite politicians in Washington, D.C. They come from the Almighty God. [See also the U.S. Declaration of Independence]

* We did not send people to Washington to determine our rights. We sent them there to defend our rights, but that’s not what they’re doing. They’re taking them away, day by day. They’re forcing us to purchase their healthcare insurance because they think they know better than we do when it comes to managing our private lives.

* There are many third- and fourth-generation farmers in the Fifth District. The EPA believes it knows how to run our farms better than local farmers. The federal government is trying to control every patch of farmland in Louisiana that has a ditch or a puddle. This nonsense must stop, and I’m going to lead the fight against it in Washington. 

Myarklamiss.com also reports that "Dasher is pro-life and is a strong supporter of the Second Amendment. He favors adoption of a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, an overhaul of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and a strong U.S. military."

For more information on Zach Dasher, see FacebookTwitter, and his campaign website.

Election day is November 4.

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Monday, June 16, 2014

Nancy Pelosi Warns Catholic Bishop Not to March for Marriage

By Rick Pearcey • June 16, 2014, 09:27 AM

William Bigelow writes at Breitbart:

In an astonishing challenge to traditional Catholic doctrine, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, nominally Catholic, has taken to telling San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone that he should not attend the National Organization for Marriage’s June 19 march on the Supreme Court in Washington D.C. 

Cordileone is scheduled to be a featured speaker at the event, according to the San Francisco Chronicle, which is consistent with his championing of Proposition 8 in 2008. Cordileone helped raise $1.5 million for the initiative, which intended to ban same-sex marriage in the state. He once said, "The ultimate attack of the evil one is the attack on marriage."

According to Breitbart, "Pelosi, who called the event 'venom masquerading as virtue,' wrote to Cordileone, 'We share our love of the Catholic faith and our city of San Francisco,' adding that the event would feature some participants displaying 'disdain and hate towards LGBT persons,' and asserting, 'If someone is gay and is searching for the Lord and has good will, then who am I to judge him?'

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Friday, June 13, 2014

Obama: Spending on Prisons Among Reasons "Tuition Has Gone Up"

By Rick Pearcey • June 13, 2014, 10:38 AM

Craig Bannister reports at CNSNews.com:

Pres. Obama says spending on "less productive" things "like prisons" is driving up tuition costs. In an interview discussing his plan to cap student loan repayments, Obama said:

"The main reason that tuition has gone up so much is that state legislatures stopped subsidizing public universities as much as they used to, in part because they started spending money on things like prisons and other activities that I think are less productive.  And so schools then made up for the declining state support by jacking up their tuition rates."

Read more.



Thursday, June 12, 2014

Melinda Gates: "Gates Foundation Has Decided Not to Fund Abortion"

By Rick Pearcey • June 12, 2014, 09:37 AM

Michael Chapman reports at CNSNews.com:

Melinda Gates, wife of Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates, said the international family planning and anti-poverty group founded by them, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, "has decided not to fund abortion."

This is good news. The pro-abortion agenda is anti-science, fascist, genocidal, and lucrative but immoral

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Ex-"Gays" Help Texas Resist Extremist Attempts to Ban Reparative Therapy

By Rick Pearcey • June 11, 2014, 09:53 AM

David C. Pruden writes:

With the encouragement of ex-gays themselves and therapists who provide assistance to clients experiencing unwanted homosexual attractions, Texas Republicans meeting in their annual convention last weekend where their current party platform was passed have adopted language that specifically supports the right of Texas families to seek therapy for unwanted same-sex attractions.

The platform plank reads:

". . . we oppose any criminal or civil penalties against those who oppose homosexuality out of faith, conviction, or belief in traditional values. We recognize the legitimacy and value of counseling which offers reparative therapy and treatment to patients who are seeking escape from the homosexual lifestyle, No laws or executive orders shall be imposed to limit or restrict access to this type of therapy."

"Thank goodness for Texas!," Pruden continues. "It seems that average, sensible Americans are beginning to fight back against this kind of oppressive attempt to promote a political perspective by regulating the right of families to protect their children or even consider their options when someone in their home may be experiencing confusing or discontented sexual feelings." 

Read more from Pruden at Barbwire.

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Inane Feminism vs. Miss USA’s Self-Defense Empowerment

By Rick Pearcey • June 10, 2014, 09:26 AM

Mark Tapson writes at Frontpagemag.com:

For some reason, feminists who hold beauty pageants in contempt were watching the Miss USA Pageant the other night when Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez, a 4th-degree black belt in taekwondo, responded [see video here] to a question about sexual assaults on campus. She had the temerity to recommend that women learn to defend themselves, and the resulting outrage reveals just how badly modern feminism is serving today’s young women.

The 24-year-old Miss Sanchez was asked why a "horrific epidemic" of campus sexual assaults has been "swept under the rug for so long" and what colleges can do to combat it. The question seemed designed to steer her toward discussing the "rape culture" in which feminists believe we live, but Miss Sanchez didn’t take the bait. Instead, she replied that perhaps colleges themselves have suppressed this reputation-damaging information, and that one thing women can do is be prepared to fight back: "I learned from a young age that you need to be confident and be able to defend yourself, and that's something that we should start to implement for a lot of women."

"This message of self-empowerment for women elicited a roar of approval from the audience, but didn't sit well with feminists at home," Tapson explains. "They took to Twitter to express their horror and disappointment at what they considered, incredibly, to be 'victim-shaming'."

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Monday, June 9, 2014

Kerry Calls Concerns That Freed Taliban Will Return to Terror "Baloney"

By Rick Pearcey • June 9, 2014, 10:50 AM

CNSNews.com reports:

Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday called concerns that some of the recently-freed Taliban leaders could resume their violent anti-U.S. campaign "a lot of baloney," but an intelligence assessment touted by his department just days ago shows that three in ten former Guantanamo Bay detainees are either known or suspected to have returned to "terrorist activities."

"I just think that’s a lot of baloney, to be truthful with you," he told CNN’s "State of the Union," when he was asked about concerns that the five senior Taliban figures freed and flown to Qatar in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl could return to the fight and kill Americans again.

"And to whatever degree it may be true, they will wind up putting themselves at the mercy of those people who are very effective, who are there [in Afghanistan], who will deal with those matters."

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Friday, June 6, 2014

President Reagan's D-Day Remembrance Speech Still Resonates: Video, Transcript

By Rick Pearcey • June 6, 2014, 06:22 AM

Cathy Burke writes at Newsmax:

President Ronald Reagan was the first sitting president to attend a D-Day anniversary observance in Normandy, and his emotional remembrance on the 40th anniversary on June 6, 1984, has been described as one of his most memorable speeches.

Joining him, 30 years ago Friday, were surviving members of an Army Rangers team that had scaled cliffs at Pointe du Hoc [Google map] to silence German guns protecting the Normandy beaches.

Here is video of President Reagan's remarks delivered June 6, 1984, and below is a transcript:

We're here to mark that day in history when the Allied armies joined in battle to reclaim this continent to liberty. For 4 long years, much of Europe had been under a terrible shadow. Free nations had fallen, Jews cried out in the camps, millions cried out for liberation. Europe was enslaved, and the world prayed for its rescue.

Here in Normandy the rescue began. Here the Allies stood and fought against tyranny in a giant undertaking unparalleled in human history.

We stand on a lonely, windswept point on the northern shore of France. The air is soft, but 40 years ago at this moment, the air was dense with smoke and the cries of men, and the air was filled with the crack of rifle fire and the roar of cannon.

At dawn, on the morning of the 6th of June, 1944, 225 Rangers jumped off the British landing craft and ran to the bottom of these cliffs. Their mission was one of the most difficult and daring of the invasion: to climb these sheer and desolate cliffs and take out the enemy guns.

The Allies had been told that some of the mightiest of these guns were here and they would be trained on the beaches to stop the Allied advance.

The Rangers looked up and saw the enemy soldiers -- the edge of the cliffs shooting down at them with machine guns and throwing grenades. And the American Rangers began to climb.

They shot rope ladders over the face of these cliffs and began to climb over the face of these cliffs and began to pull themselves up. When one Ranger fell, another would take his place. When one rope was cut, a Ranger would grab another and begin his climb again.

They climbed, shot back, and held their footing. Soon, one by one, the Rangers pulled themselves over the top, and in seizing the firm land at the top of these cliffs, they began to seize back the continent of Europe.

Two hundred and twenty-five came here. After 2 days of fighting, only 90 could still bear arms.

Behind me is a memorial that symbolizes the Ranger daggers that were thrust into the top of these cliffs. And before me are the men who put them there.

These are the boys of Pointe du Hoc. These are the men who took the cliffs. These are the champions who helped free a continent. These are the heroes who helped end a war.

Gentlemen, I look at you, and I think of the words of Stephen Spender's poem. You are men who in your "lives fought for life . . . and left the vivid air signed with your honor."

I think I know what you may be thinking right now -- thinking "we were just part of a bigger effort; everyone was brave that day." Well, everyone was.

Do you remember the story of Bill Millin of the 51st Highlanders?

Forty years ago today, British troops were pinned down near a bridge, waiting desperately for help. Suddenly, they heard the sound of bagpipes, and some thought they were dreaming. Well, they weren't. They looked up and saw Bill Millin with his bagpipes, leading the reinforcements and ignoring the smack of the bullets into the ground around him.

Lord Lovat was with him -- Lord Lovat of Scotland, who calmly announced when he got to the bridge, "Sorry I'm a few minutes late," as if he'd been delayed by a traffic jam, when in truth he'd just come from the bloody fighting on Sword Beach, which he and his men had just taken.

There was the impossible valor of the Poles who threw themselves between the enemy and the rest of Europe as the invasion took hold and the unsurpassed courage of the Canadians who had
already seen the horrors of war on this coast.

They knew what awaited them there, but they would not be deterred. And once they hit Juno Beach, they never looked back.

All of these men were part of a rollcall of honor with names that spoke of a pride as bright as the colors they bore: the Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Poland's 24th Lancers, the Royal Scots Fusiliers, the Screaming Eagles, the Yeomen of England's armored divisions, the forces of Free France, the Coast Guard's "Matchbox Fleet" and you, the American Rangers.

Forty summers have passed since the battle that you fought here. You were young the day you took these cliffs; some of you were hardly more than boys, with the deepest joys of life before you.

Yet, you risked everything here.

Why? Why did you do it? What impelled you to put aside the instinct for self-preservation and risk your lives to take these cliffs? What inspired all the men of the armies that met here?

We look at you, and somehow we know the answer. It was faith and belief; it was loyalty and love.

The men of Normandy had faith that what they were doing was right, faith that they fought for all humanity, faith that a just God would grant them mercy on this beachhead or on the next.

It was the deep knowledge -- and pray God we have not lost it -- that there is a profound, moral difference between the use of force for liberation and the use of force for conquest. You were here to liberate, not to conquer, and so you and those others did not doubt your cause. And you were right not to doubt.

You all knew that some things are worth dying for. One's country is worth dying for, and democracy is worth dying for, because it's the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.

All of you loved liberty. All of you were willing to fight tyranny, and you knew people of your countries were behind you.

The Americans who fought here that morning knew word of the invasion was spreading through the darkness back home. They fought -- or felt in their hearts, though they couldn't know in fact that in Georgia they were filling the churches at 4 a.m., in Kansas they were kneeling on their porches and praying, and in Philadelphia they were ringing the Liberty Bell.

Something else helped the men of D-day: their rockhard belief that Providence would have a great hand in the events that would unfold here; that God was an ally in this great cause.

And, so, the night before the invasion, when Colonel Wolverton asked his parachute troops to kneel with him in prayer he told them: Do not bow your heads, but look up so you can see God and ask His blessing in what we're about to do.

Also that night, General Matthew Ridgway on his cot, listening in the darkenss for the promise God made to Joshua: "I will not fail thee nor forsake thee."

These are the things that impelled them; these are the things that shaped the unity of the Allies.

When the war was over, there were lives to be rebuilt and governments to be returned to the people. There were nations to be reborn. Above all, there was a new peace to be assured.

These were huge and daunting tasks. But the Allies summoned strength from the faith, belief, loyalty, and love of those who fell here. They rebuilt a new Europe together.

There was first a great reconciliation among those who had been enemies, all of whom had suffered so greatly. The United States did its part, creating the Marshall plan to help rebuild our allies and our former enemies. The Marshall plan led to the Atlantic alliance -- a great alliance that serves to this day as our shield for freedom, for prosperity, and for peace.

In spite of our great efforts and successes, not all that followed the end of the war was happy or planned. Some liberated countries were lost. The great sadness of this loss echoes down to our own time in the streets of Warsaw, Prague, and East Berlin.

Soviet troops that came to the center of this continent did not leave when peace came. They're still there, uninvited, unwanted, unyielding, almost 40 years after the war.

Because of this, allied forces still stand on this continent. Today, as 40 years ago, our armies are here for only one purpose -- to protect and defend democracy. The only territories we hold are memorials like this one and graveyards where our heroes rest.

We in America have learned bitter lessons from two World Wars: It is better to be here ready to protect the peace, than to take blind shelter across the sea, rushing to respond only after freedom is lost.

We've learned that isolationism never was and never will be an acceptable response to tyrannical governments with an expansionist intent.

But we try always to be prepared for peace; prepared to deter aggression; prepared to negotiate the reduction of arms; and, yes, prepared to reach out again in the spirit of reconciliation. In truth, there is no reconciliation we would welcome more than a reconciliation with the Soviet Union, so, together, we can lessen the risks of war, now and forever.

It's fitting to remember here the great losses also suffered by the Russian people during World War II: 20 million perished, a terrible price that testifies to all the world the necessity of ending war.

I tell you from my heart that we in the United States do not want war. We want to wipe from the face of the Earth the terrible weapons that man now has in his hands.

And I tell you, we are ready to seize that beachhead. We look for some sign from the Soviet Union that they are willing to move forward, that they share our desire and love for peace, and that they will give up the ways of conquest. There must be a changing there that will allow us to turn our hope into action.

We will pray forever that some day that changing will come. But for now, particularly today, it is good and fitting to renew our commitment to each other, to our freedom, and to the alliance that protects it.

We are bound today by what bound us 40 years ago, the same loyalties, traditions, and beliefs. We're bound by reality.

The strength of America's allies is vital to the United States, and the American security guarantee is essential to the continued freedom of Europe's democracies. We were with you then; we are with you now. Your hopes are our hopes, and your destiny is our destiny.

Here, in this place where the West held together, let us make a vow to our dead. Let us show them by our actions that we understand what they died for.

Let our actions say to them the words for which Matthew Ridgway listened: "I will not fail thee nor forsake thee."

Strengthened by their courage, heartened by their value [valor], and borne by their memory, let us continue to stand for the ideals for which they lived and died.

Thank you very much, and God bless you all.



Thursday, June 5, 2014

Ronald Reagan: Fascism, "Isn’t This the Liberal Philosophy?"

By Rick Pearcey • June 5, 2014, 10:22 AM

Michael Chapman of CNSNews.com provides the following quote from a 1975 Ronald Reagan interview with Mike Wallace of 60 Minutes:

Someone very profoundly once said many years ago that if fascism ever comes to America, it'll come in the name of liberalism.

What is fascism? Fascism is private ownership, private enterprise, but total government control and regulation. Well, isn’t this the liberal philosophy?

The conservative, so-called, is the one that says less government, get off my back, get out of my pocket, and let me have more control of my own destiny.

Here is video of Reagan's comment.

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

"Jew Incinerator Game" at Chicago Public School

By Rick Pearcey • June 4, 2014, 11:01 AM

Warner Todd Huston reports at Breitbart:

The mother of a Jewish Chicago Public Schools (CPS) student tried for weeks to get the CPS to address the anti-Semitic bullying being perpetrated against her eighth-grader, but little was done until the parent contacted local media. The bullying got so bad that kids had joined an online game with a team called the "Jew Incinerators."

On May 23, Chicago's CBS affiliate reported on the story of a student at the Ogden International School who suffered constant anti-Semitic taunts for weeks. The hate grew so bad that the bullies created a team for the online game Clash of Clans that they named the "Jew Incinerator Clan."

To describe the team, the kids wrote, "Heil! Throw Jews into ovens for a cause. We are a friendly group of racists with one goal -– put all Jews into an army camp until disposed of. Sieg! Heil!"

"It's disturbing," Lisa Wolf Clemente, parent of the eight-grader is quoted as saying. "They're using a game as a catalyst to truly spread hate."

"I’m 42 years old. I’m not new to this world," Clemente told a local CBS outlet, quoted by Breitbart. "I didn’t become Jewish yesterday. I felt naive and shocked. We are in the year 2014. Really? At a school that my son has gone to? And I shake because I watched this group grow literally from four. Kids were just joining and joining."

According to Breitbart, "Mrs. Clemente tried several times to get authorities at the school to respond to her requests for action, but it wasn't until the media began to talk about the incident that action was taken."

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Sharyl Attkisson: Journalism, Media Manipulation, and "Outright Propaganda"

By Rick Pearcey • June 3, 2014, 09:53 AM

Rob Bluey writes at the Daily Signal

Sharyl Attkisson, an award-winning investigative reporter who resigned from CBS News earlier this year, says the news media are heading down a dangerous path with attempts to "censor or block stories" that don’t align with their preferred agenda.

"There’s a tendency in the news media, on the part of some managers, to censor or block stories that don’t fall in line with the message they want sent to the viewers," Attkisson said in an exclusive interview with The Daily Signal. "I think that’s really a very dangerous perspective to have."

In the first of three segments, Attkisson shared her views on journalism and life after CBS News. Her newest investigative report -- about oxygen trials conducted on premature babies -- was published by The Daily Signal today. She will serve as a senior independent contributor to the news organization, which made its debut Tuesday.

In this Youtube interview, Attkisson talks about becoming saavy to media manipulation and "sometimes outright propaganda."

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Monday, June 2, 2014

Sonic Restaurant Robbed Same Day Gun Ban Announced

By Rick Pearcey • June 2, 2014, 11:56 AM

A.W.R. Hawkins reports at Breitbart:

Breitbart News reported that Sonic restaurants asked law-abiding "customers [to] refrain from bringing guns" to their restaurants on May 30.

On that same day, according to the Topeka Capital Journal, two individuals who may have realized law-abiding citizens were unarmed walked into a Topeka, Kansas, Sonic and robbed it. 

According to police, the suspects are two black males, both of whom were wearing hoodies and white pants. 

"This same thing happened to Jack in the Box once they asked law-abiding citizens to quit carrying guns in their restaurants," Breitbart reports.

Let us therefore ask: If criminals can read, is it entirely unexpected that gun-free zones might become crime-spree zones?

And not just in restaurants, but in theaters, schools, homes, and, well, just about any place people gather? This applies to nations, as well, which sometimes go "off the rail."

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Friday, May 30, 2014

Massive, Intimate, Compelled: Federal Database May Include 227 Million Americans' SSNs, Entire Credit History, "Household Demographic Data," "Total Wealth and Assets"

By Rick Pearcey • May 30, 2014, 08:35 AM

Richard Pollock reports at the Washington Examiner

As many as 227 million Americans may be compelled to disclose intimate details of their families and financial lives -- including their Social Security numbers -- in a new national database being assembled by two federal agencies.

The Federal Housing Finance Agency and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau posted an April 16 Federal Register notice of an expansion of their joint National Mortgage Database Program to include personally identifiable information that reveals actual users, a reversal of previously stated policy.

"Under the April register notice," the Examiner continues, "the database expansion means it will include a host of data points, including a mortgage owner’s name, address, Social Security number, all credit card and other loan information and account balances."

Also included will be a "mortgage holder’s entire credit history, including delinquent payments, late payments, minimum payments, high account balances and credit scores, according to the notice," the Examiner reports.

"The two agencies will also assemble 'household demographic data,' including racial and ethnic data, gender, marital status, religion, education, employment history, military status, household composition, the number of wage earners and a family’s total wealth and assets," according to the Examiner.

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

Report: Planned Parenthood Enables Rape, Sex Trafficking, Child Abuse

By Rick Pearcey • May 29, 2014, 09:33 AM

Tristyn Bloom reports at Daily Caller

A just-released investigation from pro-life organization Live Action accuses Planned Parenthood of complicity with statutory rape, sex trafficking, and child abuse -- all funded by American taxpayers.

"An organization this unscrupulous and dangerous -- an instrumental prosecutor of the 'war on women' we hear so much about in the news cycle . . . should not receive even a cent of American taxpayers' income," said Live Action founder Lila Rose in a statement Wednesday morning.

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