A Message From Lucianne  







S-G1




























ST-GC


   
 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


Sen. Paul slams Attorney
General Holder for ´refusal´ to
rule out drone strikes in US

Fox News & Associated Press, by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:KarenJ1, 3/6/2013 9:22:04 AM

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is blasting Attorney General Eric Holder´s assertion that the government could conceivably use drones against its own citizens in the U.S. as "frightening," saying such an action would violate the Constitution. Paul was responding to comments by Holder released Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee approved the nomination of John Brennan, President Obama´s pick to be his next C.I.A. Director. Paul said in a statement obtained by Fox News that Holder sent him two letters regarding the constitutionality of the use of legal force such as drones against Americans

Comments:
I never thought I would live to see something like this in the United States of America. Unfortunately, I am saying that a lot lately.

Headline corrected by staff

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: Coy860, 3/6/2013 9:29:03 AM     (No. 9211002)

Just WHAT does it take to declare Eric Holder an "enemy of the United States" ?
We can´t continue to moan and groan here, we HAVE to force our Politicians to honor their Oath to DEFEND us.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: lylacat, 3/6/2013 9:42:19 AM     (No. 9211043)

The hypocrites on the left wee wee in their pants over water boarding, but it was okay for 0bama to give "kill" orders on who he deems should be taken out. Now this Holder guy says it is okay for drone strikes in the US. What is happening? This is not the America I grew up in.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


   

 

R-G1
  
R-VAR_AD


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: youngtexan, 3/6/2013 9:43:04 AM     (No. 9211045)

Welcome to the new Wild West!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


Reply 4 - Posted by: LudicrousSextus, 3/6/2013 9:45:10 AM     (No. 9211048)

Holder seriously needs to be locked up himself. From selling guns to Mexican drug cartels (so he could try and pin the blame on US citizens in order to build a case for restricting their gun ´rights´), to out and out demonstrated *racism* for refusing to follow thru on the Black Panther´s voter intimidation case - which was *ALREADY WON* when he refused to perform his duties...

This man interjects the term ´farce´ into the concept of justice at every available opportunity.

Surely at some point - Congress will get around to actually punishing him for his actions.

Oh wait - he´s already the only AG in US history to be found guilty of both civil and criminal contempt of Congress...

So apparently the reason he can´t be held accountable - is his race?

What a country...

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


Reply 5 - Posted by: 4poster, 3/6/2013 10:01:44 AM     (No. 9211078)

So does that mean citizens will be allowed to purchase drones and hell fire missles so we can fight back?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


Reply 6 - Posted by: thatsomewhereplace, 3/6/2013 10:18:24 AM     (No. 9211120)

Who will operate the drones? Will the military operate and activate weapons on drones in the USA, against US citizens? Or is it in the future plans of 0bama to have the crud of the earth in the military since most of the competent military folks will be gone...retired or fired? The crud will think nothing about firing rockets at us

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


Reply 7 - Posted by: Bobn.T, 3/6/2013 10:23:12 AM     (No. 9211128)

We must impeach these criminals.
Rid America of this trash that is hell bent to destroy the country.

Taking up arms against its own citizens - sounds like Germany, Russia, China, and many other places run by dictators.

But, hey, we don´t have a dictator.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


   

 

  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: trapper, 3/6/2013 10:28:59 AM     (No. 9211137)

The problem isn´t the concept or the policy, it´s the people we trust (or not) to carry it out. Of course one can conceive of a situation in which a US citizen of foreign extraction, or groups of citizens such as an alquaeda sleeper cell, has issued a threat to the US (dirty bomb? suitcase nuke?) that might justify taking them out at any cost to save millions of American lives, and sorting out the legal niceties afterward. It is the question of whether a US fighter pilot should have, if he could have, shot down one of the planes that hit the WTC. Tough questions do not generate answers that fit on a bumper sticker.

I´m sorry, but Rand Paul is getting tiresome, a stone rattling around in an empty bucket. And for all his bluster today, if it came up for a vote tomorrow, would he vote to APPROVE it anyway, like he did Hagel?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


Reply 9 - Posted by: trapper, 3/6/2013 10:35:01 AM     (No. 9211161)

Sorry for the second post, but the rest of the thought is this: we do not trust that the current administration views radical islamic groups like alquaeda as the enemies of the US, especially since they have already indicated that they view American veterans, the Tea Party, Ssecond Amendment advocates, and other ordinary American citizens as THEIR enemies. THAT is the problem. We don´t trust that it won´t be turned on us, and we are probably right to feel that way. The evidence is certainly there.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


Reply 10 - Posted by: stablemoney, 3/6/2013 10:47:58 AM     (No. 9211197)

It´s hard to conceive of an arrest with a drone. Holder to explain, after he finishes explaining his exemption from Congressional subpoena. Then Holder might explain why Al Queda held at Guantanamo, and illegals, have more rights than U.S. citizens. Holder, as he has told everyone, is black, and has been discriminated against and victimized by giving him a free education, law degree, lifetime benefits, and federal job, is mad because of his mistreatment, and is exempt from constitutional constraints.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


Reply 11 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 3/6/2013 11:24:11 AM     (No. 9211280)

These actions are not hidden. Congress knows about it. WHY can´t they do something to protect our liberty and our Constitutional
underpinnings ? The DOJ and the Administration
have become vigilantes dispensing their brand of justice unilaterally. This is NOT legal.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


Reply 12 - Posted by: dogbreath, 3/6/2013 1:20:28 PM     (No. 9211576)

Looks we´ll have to protect our own liberty. The swinish government certainly won´t.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


   

 

B-G1


 

Post Reply   Close thread 726127




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "KarenJ1"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "KarenJ1"



ABC Uses Footage of Hateful
Westboro Baptist to Slime CEO
Who Opposes Gay Marriage
NewsBusters, by Scott Whitlock    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/4/2014 1:28:20 PM     Post Reply
According to Good Morning America´s Linzie Janis, a CEO who made a donation in opposition to gay marriage is the same as the hateful members of Westboro Baptist. On Friday, Janis reported on Brendan Eich, the former head of the tech company Mozilla. Eich was ousted after liberal groups found out that in 2008 he made a $1000 donation to support Proposition 8 in California. As Janis spoke about the six-year-old donation, video footage of Westboro Baptist protesters with "God hates f***" and "soldiers die 4 *** marriage" signs appeared on-screen. [See video below. MP3 audio here.] On the December

Meltdown: Staffers Beaten, Students
Brawling at Lawless Philly High School
Cybercast News Service, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/4/2014 1:21:37 PM     Post Reply
From the Philadelphia Inquirer: One teacher calls it the "new normal" for southwest Philadelphia´s Bartram High School: a massive brawl in the cafeteria, where students punched and stomped each other, and even attacked school police; firecrackers set off in the building; and the student who fractured the skull of a "conflict resolution specialist" is once again roaming the halls, just two weeks after the attack. Insiders told the newspaper, the larger problem at the 1,100-student school "is the continued culture of chaos and disregard for authority." According to the newspaper, four additional Philadelphia and school police officers will be at the school

Romney 2016: Coulter Says Mitt
Strongest on Immigration
Breitbart´s Big Journalism, by Jeffrey Poor    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/4/2014 1:02:48 PM     Post Reply
Earlier this week on Boston’s WRKO-AM’s The Howie Carr Show, conservative commentator Ann Coulter shocked some conservatives when she said she is making 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney her favorite for the 2016 Republican contest. Last month in an interview on CBS’s Face the Nation, Romney himself ruled out the possibility of a 2016 run and said he was instead focused on who to get behind in that contest. Coulter, however, wishes otherwise. “Well, don´t tell him but I´m planning on giving Mitt Romney a little more time to rest -- flying out, kidnapping him and depriving him of sleep, food and

Major Regulations 153% Higher in First
Five Years Under Obama Than Bush
Cybercast News Service, by Ali Meyer    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/4/2014 1:00:40 PM     Post Reply
The number of major federal regulations issued in the first five years of the Obama administration was 153.2% higher than during the first five years of the Bush administration, according to data from the Heritage Foundation. “In the first five years of President Obama’s Administration, 157 major federal regulations were issued. By comparison, only 62 major federal regulations were issued during the first five years of the George W. Bush Administration,” according to Heritage’s report, Red Tape Rising: Five Years of Regulatory Expansion. A major federal regulation is defined as “any rule that the Administrator of the Office of Information

   

 

R_DBL_B
  


 
Breaking: HHS Started Obamacare
Applications for Americans Without
Their Knowledge or Permission
Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/4/2014 12:54:06 PM     Post Reply
How do you get from 5 million Obamacare enrollees to 7.1 million Obamacare enrollees in two weeks? You start the applications yourself. Health and Human Services was mailing out letters notifying certain Americans that they had already started a healthcare coverage application on their behalf. HHS had started the applications for them. The Shark Tank reported: News of the HHS letter was first mentioned by a listener of the popular “Daybreak with Drew Steele” Show on Fox 92.5, which is out of Fort Myers, Florida. After his radio show concluded, another listener emailed Steele telling him about receiving the same

Climate Activists Uncaged
National Review Online, by Jonah Goldberg    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/4/2014 12:27:21 PM     Post Reply
Finally, someone has come up with a way to settle the debate over climate change: Put the people on the wrong side of the argument in cages. A writer for the website Gawker recently penned a self-described “rant” on the pressing need to arrest, charge, and imprison people who “deny” global warming. In fairness, Adam Weinstein doesn’t want mass arrests. (Besides, in a country where only 44 percent of Americans say there is “solid evidence” of global warming and it’s mostly due to human activity, you can’t round up every dissenter.) Fact-checking scientists are spared. So is “the man on the

GOP lawmakers push EPA to ax proposed
water rule amid outcry from farmers
Fox News & Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/4/2014 9:06:58 AM     Post Reply
More than a dozen Republican lawmakers are pushing the Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider asserting regulatory authority over streams and wetlands amid intense backlash from farm groups over the agency´s proposed water rule. In a letter Thursday, the GOP senators faulted the EPA for announcing a proposed rule last week before the government´s peer-reviewed scientific assessment was fully complete. They are calling on the government to withdraw the rule or give the public six months to review it, rather than the three months being provided. The senators´ move puts them among several groups -- from farmers and land developers to

US employers add 192,000 jobs;
rate stays at 6.7 percent
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/4/2014 9:03:41 AM     Post Reply
U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in March in the latest sign that the economy is rebounding from a weak stretch brought on by a harsh winter. The Labor Department says employers added 192,000 jobs, slightly below February´s total of 197,000. Employers also added a combined 37,000 more jobs in February and January than previously estimated. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.7 percent. But a half-million Americans started looking for work last month, and most of them found jobs. The increase in job-seekers is a sign that they are more optimistic about their prospects. March´s job gain

Ex-CIA boss Morell gives unorthodox
reasons for omitting key Benghazi details
Fox News, by Catherine Herridge    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/3/2014 10:03:11 PM     Post Reply
In his opening statement during highly anticipated testimony Wednesday on Benghazi, former CIA deputy director Michael Morell claimed to be an intelligence professional who was willing to lay out the facts -- no matter how damaging. "I take very seriously the allegations about how the CIA in general and about how I in particular handled the analysis and the talking points," Morell told the House Intelligence Committee, in his first public testimony on the Benghazi attacks. "The ethical code under which intelligence officers carry out their responsibilities calls for total objectivity." But Morell´s own testimony would appear to undercut that

   

 



 
Activists plan protest
for Hillary Clinton visit
KSWB-TV [San Diego, CA], by Jen Musa    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/3/2014 9:54:27 PM     Post Reply
SAN DIEGO – Hillary Clinton cancelled her upcoming visit to San Diego in the midst of a planned protest. Clinton will be the keynote speaker for the 17th Annual Western Healthcare Leadership Academy on April 11. She was originally going to deliver the speech in person, but will now be seen by satellite. The three day event will be being held at the San Diego Convention Center with 700 people expected to attend. Jan Iverson created an organization called “The Difference Matters” to protest Mrs. Clinton’s quest for the presidency, because of her role in Benghazi. “She is not welcome

Detroit man brutally beaten
after stopping to check on
boy he hit with truck
New York Daily News, by Joe Kemp    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/3/2014 9:29:22 PM     Post Reply
Detroit man brutally beaten after stopping to check on boy he hit with truck driver. “I think it lasted about one minute and then they let him go,” one witness, who did not give his name, told the news station. “And then they jumped back on him again and they did it about three times, and finally someone was trying to help the guy that got beat up ... It was sad because I knew the guy was getting out of his car to try and see what damage he did.” Sgt. Michael Woody of the Detroit Police Department told

Democrats squawk as cracks
form in immigration coalition
Washington Examiner, by Byron York    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/3/2014 9:20:04 PM     Post Reply
Immigration reform advocates are fond of citing broad support for their cause. But in fact the coalition behind the Senate Gang of Eight comprehensive reform bill is fragile and loosely cobbled together. How could Big Labor and the Chamber of Commerce and the tech world and Big Agriculture all unite behind one bill? Very tentatively. It wouldn´t take much to break the coalition apart. And if that happens, the effort to enact comprehensive immigration reform could blow up, not just for the moment, but for some time to come. And there are signs that is exactly what is occurring now. Compete America



Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



Jeb Bush: Many illegal immigrants
come out of an ‘act of love’

50 replie(s)
Washington Post, by By Ed O´Keefe    Original Article
Posted By: Sanchin- 4/6/2014 7:45:12 PM     Post Reply
Former Florida governor Jeb Bush said Sunday that many who illegally come to the United States do so out of an "act of love" for their families and should be treated differently than people who illegally cross U.S. borders or overstay visas. The comments came during an event marking the 25th anniversary of the presidency of George H. W. Bush at the library and museum that bears the name of the Bush patriarch.

Hillary Betrays Her Country
48 replie(s)
Washington Free Beacon, by Andrew Stiles    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/6/2014 5:23:19 AM     Post Reply
Why does Hillary Clinton hate America? That is the question that should be on everyone’s mind as she embarks on a worldwide tour to plug her forthcoming memoir. Check out this THE POLITICO article [emphasis mine]: Hillary Clinton discussed her work at the State Department, called for young women not to take criticisms personally and rapped the media for treating powerful women with a double standard at the kickoff of “Women in the World” in New York City Thursday night. Clinton’s appearance on a panel with International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, moderated by New York Times columnist Tom Friedman, ran

Now Muslim parents are complaining
about flyers for Easter egg hunts

42 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Eric Owens    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/6/2014 11:23:33 AM     Post Reply
In Dearborn, Mich., home to over 40,000 Americans of Arab descent, some Muslim parents have complained about flyers handed out at public schools advertising an Easter egg hunt at a local Presbyterian church. The Muslim parents assert that the flyers – emblazoned with the word “Eggstravaganza!” – violate the separation of church and state widely ascribed to the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause, reports the Detroit Free Press. Students at three Dearborn elementary schools received the flyers. A large number of Muslim students attend the schools. The “Eggstravaganza!” is scheduled to take place on April 12 event at Cherry Hill Presbyterian Church

´The debate over repealing this law is over´: Obama
boasts 7.1 MILLION have signed up to Obamacare
but study shows just 858,000 newly insured*

37 replie(s)
Daily Mail (UK), by DAVID MARTOSKO    Original Article
Posted By: FlyRight- 4/5/2014 7:49:46 AM     Post Reply
A triumphant President Barack Obama declared Tuesday his signature medical insurance overhaul a success, saying it has made America´s health care system ´a lot better´ in a Rose Garden press conference. But buried in the 7.1 million enrollments he announced in a heavily staged appearance is a more unsettling reality. Numbers from a RAND Corporation study that has been kept under wraps suggest that barely 858,000 previously uninsured Americans – nowhere near 7.1 million – have paid for new policies and joined the ranks of the insured by Monday night.

Back to Africa? For some African-
Americans, the answer is yes

32 replie(s)
Christian Science Monitor, by Chris Stein    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 4/5/2014 12:58:38 PM     Post Reply
Accra, Ghana — Jimmy Thorne says that relocating to Ghana is one of the best moves he’s ever made. It doesn’t matter if he, an African-American, gets called “obroni,” the local word for white person, in the streets, or if some of his family can’t quite figure out what he’s doing in this West African nation so far from his roots in North Carolina. (Snip) Whether motivated by love, money, or the desire to rekindle a long-lost connection, black repatriation to Africa remains alive and well, even if it never quite became the high-volume, emotional return to African roots

Romney’s return to public life stokes
speculation about potential 2016 run

29 replie(s)
FOX News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: smcchk- 4/5/2014 3:55:13 PM     Post Reply
Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney has sworn off running again for elected office, but Americans have certainly heard that one before. Speculation that Romney might run again has largely been stoked by the reunion he planned to host last month in Park City, Utah, for members of his 2012 campaign and debate team and a string of recent public appearances. He has appeared on TV news shows 12 times in the past six months. That’s essentially on pace with Michigan GOP Rep. Mike Rogers, who led all national politicians last year with 26 appearances over 12 months. Romney has

The artist formerly known as Cat
Stevens enters rock’s hall of fame

29 replie(s)
Boston Globe (MA), by James Sullivan    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 4/5/2014 6:30:06 PM     Post Reply
“Morning has broken, like the first morning.” Whatever your faith, if you’ve got any at all, that’s pretty much what it boils down to. The sun comes up, and we give it another shot.(snip) Stevens converted to Islam in the late 1970s, and he angered a lot of fans when he appeared to support the fatwa against novelist Salman Rushdie with comments he made in 1989. But for a kid in thrall to the kinetic power of the spinning records in his father’s hi-fi console, Stevens seemed to be living proof that popular music (he had 11 Top 40 hits in

Worth the wait! Reclusive movie
star Doris Day smiles and
waves to fans as she makes
rare public appearance on her
milestone 90th birthday

27 replie(s)
DailyMail (U.K.), by Helen Zhao and Juliet Paylor    Original Article
Posted By: lasvegaslou- 4/5/2014 9:26:22 AM     Post Reply
Reclusive movie star Doris Day greeted fans with a rare smile and a wave from her balcony on Thursday as she rang in her 90th birthday. The Oscar-nominee appeared in great spirits as she made the rather regal gesture from her home in Carmel-by-the-Sea, on California´s north coast - a quiet little enclave also home to Clint Eastwood - the first time she´s been seen in public since 2008. After opening up to Closer Weekly about her milestone birthday, revealing she´s still very much in demand, with scripts pouring in all the time, the silver-haired beauty appeared as sprightly as

7M enrolled doesn´t guarantee
health law´s success

26 replie(s)
Associated Press, by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/5/2014 9:19:39 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON- Seven million people signed up, so there is an appetite for President Barack Obama´s health care law, but that doesn´t guarantee success for the country´s newest social program. Big challenges are lurking for the next enrollment season, which starts Nov. 15. Chief among them are keeping premiums and other consumer costs in check, and overhauling an enrollment process that was advertised as customer-friendly but turned out to be an ordeal. "They have demonstrated the law can work, but we are a ways off from being able to judge its success," said Larry Levitt, an expert on health insurance markets

Female transgender student
suspended for using women’s bathroom

25 replie(s)
New York Daily News, by Nicole Hensley    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 4/5/2014 10:00:58 PM     Post Reply
A female transgender student wants an apology from a North Carolina college for being detained by a security officer and sent home for using the women’s bathroom. The 22-year-old freshman, Andraya Williams, believes she was discriminated against during a March 19 incident at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, N.C. because of her looks. The freshman said she was leaving the restroom and going to her social studies class when a female officer stopped her and requested her student ID, according to a statement released by the Transgender Law Center. The officer then laughed while asking the student if

Matt Bevin defends going
to cockfighting rally

25 replie(s)
Courier-Journal [Louisville, KY], by Joseph Gerth & James R. Carroll    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/6/2014 7:20:55 AM     Post Reply
U.S. Senate candidate Matt Bevin spent the week defending his decision last weekend to attend an event in Corbin, Ky., that most attendees knew was a rally to legalize cockfighting in Kentucky. Bevin has said he didn´t know it was a rally supporting cockfighting and thought it was a "state´s rights" rally. After ducking other calls for comment, Bevin went on WHAS radio´s "Terry Meiners Show" on Thursday to talk about the rally, cockfighting and other things. "I´ve never been to a cockfight, I don´t condone cockfighting, but here´s the thing: I´m not going to disparage people for exercising their First Amendment rights,"

Rise of conservative media is
unintentionally protecting Obama

24 replie(s)
New York Post, by John Podhoretz    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/6/2014 4:58:54 AM     Post Reply
When it comes to Obama-era scandals, the American Right’s predominant emotion is frustration — a frustration that causes hypertension levels usually seen only in Cubs fans and the unfortunates hired to do PR for Lindsay Lohan and Shia LeBoeuf. Liberals dubbed Ronald Reagan the “Teflon president” because they felt nothing ever stuck to him. President Obama is the Scotchguard president; the would-be scandals that ought to be dogging his administration simply seem to bead up into little droplets before they are briskly wiped away. Conservatives will tell you, and rightly so, that this is happening because the mainstream media — the prestige

   

Post Reply   Close thread 726127





Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google



© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

FS