Saturday, March 2, 2013

Is Ted Cruz the new Joe McCarthy?

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Is Ted Cruz the new Joe McCarthy?

If you have been listening to the political left or the mainstream media, you would sure think so.  They are trying to discredit Senator Cruz by drawing parallels between the two men, suggesting that Ted Cruz makes demagogic, reckless, and unsubstantiated accusations, and publically attacks the character or patriotism of his political opponents.   They are implying that Ted Cruz operates in a manner that is less than honest and fair. 

As you and I know, nothing could be farther from the truth.  Senator Cruz is living up to the commitments that he made in the campaign and truly represents 'We the People'. 

The left is orchestrating these attacks in an attempt to silence Senator Cruz and stop him from speaking out against Obama's big-government, progressive agenda. We cannot let Senator Cruz stand in Washington alone! It can be trying and difficult to go against the grain of the Washington, D.C. insiders, and we must let Ted know that we support and appreciate the tough job he is doing.


Earlier this week, we started our "Stand With Ted Cruz" campaign and you have responded tremendously. We have already had over 15,000 Tea Party supporters sign our letter telling Senator Ted Cruz that we are proud of the job he is doing standing up to President Obama and the liberals in Congress.  Can you imagine his face when we walk into his office with boxes of letters of support?!

If you haven't signed the petition yet, please do so.

Although Senator Cruz is serving admirably, he is only human and such warm letters of support will surely help to inspire him in his principled fight against 'business as usual" in Washington, D.C.  Let's keep them coming!

Since taking office last month, Senator Ted Cruz has been attacked and smeared by both the mainstream media, the Hollywood elite and even some in the Republican establishment for standing up for the conservative values that are important to us. 
Our strength is in our numbers, so please forward this email to all your family and friends that support Cruz. 
Senator Cruz has joined Rand Paul, Mike Lee, Marco Rubio, and other tea party leaders in steering the GOP back to a party of fiscal conservatism and opportunity. However, the battle is not over. We must look to 2014 to take back the Senate and send more Tea Party leaders like Cruz to Washington. Please join Tea Party Express in supporting true Tea Party candidates in the House and Senate elections by contributing today HERE.

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Jihadists Call For Murder Of US Pastor, Critics of Radical Islam & US Heads Of State


In the latest edition of Inspire’s, al-Qaeda’s English-language magazine, a feature post on page 10 reads “Wanted: Dead or Alive.” Critics of radical Islam are listed, among them is Florida pastor Terry Jones, who gained recognition for burning Korans and an Obama effigy.

The list of “Wanted: Dead or Alive” are:
1. Carsten Luste, Danish journalist, former editor of Jyllands-Posten
2. Terry Jones, President of Stand Up America Now
3. Kurt Westergaard, Danish cartoonist
4. Gert Wilders, Dutch politician
5. Lars Vilks, Swedish cartoonist
6. Stephanie Charbonnier, French editor of Charlie Hebdo
7. Flemming Rose, Danish journalist
8. Morris Sadek, Copt Christian who promoted Innocence of Muslims
9. Salman Rushdie, author
10. Ayan Hirsi Ali, author (not pictured – she does not wear a veil)

While no specific reason is given for their being wanted, except “for crimes against Islam,” I’ll note that Barack Obama’s campaign slogan is neatly positioned reading, “Yes We Can.”
Additionally, the page reads, “A bullet a day keeps the infidel away” and “Defend Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him.” Apparently that is the only person in the religion peace is to be upon, because it certainly is not upon the people in this list.
Additionally, you’ll notice the picture to the left of Terry Jones with a firearm beside his head as though it has been fired and the bullet exiting his head. Note the smoke coming from the gun.
The photo is courtesy of MEMRI (The Middle East media Research Institute). They also released calls to assassinate top U.S., British, and French heads of state and politicians. MEMRI reports,

“On February 28, 2013, Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released issue X of its English-language online magazine Inspire on the Al-Fida’ jihadi forum. The release comes almost 10 months since AQAP released issues VIII and IX of Inspire on May 2, 2012.[1] The current issue (Spring 2013, 60pp) includes excerpts of an exclusive interview with American-born Al-Qaeda operative Adam Gadahn, in which he speaks about the Arab spring, as well as a letter by American jihadi Samir Khan, who was killed in Yemen in September 2011 in a U.S. drone strike. The issue also contains previously released messages from Al-Qaeda leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri and slain Al-Qaeda commander Abu Yahya Al-Libi.
Additionally, AQAP lists some upcoming productions, including a video titled “Lamenting the Loss of Sheikh ‘Adil ‘Abbaab,” which, based on its title, will confirm Sheikh Al-’Abab’s death. The latter was reported killed in a drone strike in Yemen in October 2012.[2]
Also noteworthy in this issue are the two new public keys AQAP provides for secured communication with the group. The issue also features a new segment in its Open Source Jihad (OSJ) section, in which an Al-Qaeda “consultant” answers queries pertaining to lone-wolf attacks.”

As for Jones, he has already been condemned and sentenced to death by an Egyptian court for burning Korans. However, now he along with other outspoken critics of jihadists are openly being targeted. While some people are saying that this sort of language is a part of free speech. I beg to differ. Death threats are not protected speech and no one has a right to issue death threats of this nature. If you think differently, perhaps you should study history and find out the intent of freedom of speech.
If you would like to support Jones in his stand against radical Islam, you can donate here. Also Dr. Terry Jones will be speaking at the 2013 conservative Call to Action Issues and Action Forum in Colorado Springs, Colorado on March 23, 2013. You can find information on that by going here.

Illegals bringing drug-resistant TB to U.S.

oped: This is exactly why Immigration Laws need to be vigorously tolerate and allow those who bring disease into the country via a back door policy allowed by Congress and pushed by the Obama administration is a abomination that can no longer be tolerated...bleeding hearts and progressive Liberals are going to kill us all either through disease illegally entering or terrorist illegally entering!..enough is enough wake the hell up people!
by Jack Minor 

A member of Congress who for more than 30 years worked as a doctor says the baggage that illegal aliens are bringing into the United States now is killing people.
Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Texas, told WND that it’s not suitcases, clothes or the like – it’s the highly infectious cases of drug-resistant and lethal tuberculosis that are walking across the Mexican border.

“It is something I am aware of and it is definitely a factor to consider in the immigration debate,” Burgess said.
Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection that generally attacks the lungs, although it can attack any part of the body. The disease is easily spread when an infected individual coughs, sneezes or even talks in the presence of another person. If not properly treated the disease can be fatal.
The disease has been around since ancient times and tuberculosis was once the leading cause of death in America. Among the disease’s victims was the legendary Doc Holiday, who died in a tuberculosis ward in Colorado Springs.
While the 20th century development of antibiotics resulted in the disease being virtually eradicated in America by the 1960s, in recent years TB has been making a comeback with new strains that are resistant to most antibiotics.
Get the real explanation for the convolutions in Obamacare, in “Doctor in the House,” by Dr. Michael Burgess. 

Last week it was reported that a persistent strain of tuberculosis had developed in some Los Angeles neighborhoods. Officials said as many as 4,500 people may have been exposed to the disease.
The Los Angeles Times reported the strain appeared to be unique to the region and concentrated among the homeless. Because TB is highly contagious, there is a potential for a widespread outbreak as homeless individuals often move around from place to place.
Last week officials advised police to wear protective surgical masks while dealing with suspects or members of the public who may have been exposed to the disease.
Los Angeles is not the only major city to have problems with the disease. Since 2008, Jacksonville, Fla., has suffered from a TB outbreak that officials with the Center for Disease Control said was among the worst seen in 20 years.

Despite the outbreak’s severity, the public was not informed of the danger until months after the CDC began tracking it. The reason given was the authorities felt they had the disease contained in 2008, despite cases being reported in other parts of the state.
Besides California and Florida, the states with the greatest number of multi-drug-resistant TB are Texas and New York, all having large numbers of illegal aliens within their borders. Florida was recently ranked as having the third largest illegal alien population by the Department of Homeland Security. Many illegals in Florida come from the Caribbean and other countries in the Southern Hemisphere, some of which have widespread problems with tuberculosis.
Last month, My San Antonio reported U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement agents had captured an illegal alien from Asia who was captured while trying to cross the Mexican border Nov. 27. The man was diagnosed with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis, the least treatable form of the disease.

In the past, WND has reported on the dangers caused to the U.S. medical system by illegal aliens with drug-resistant strains of diseases including tuberculosis. A report in the Spring 2005 issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons warned how the influx of illegal aliens threatened to destroy the American medical system.
“By default, we grant health passes to illegal aliens,” wrote Madeleine Peiner Cosman, author of the report. “Yet many illegal aliens harbor fatal diseases that American medicine fought and vanquished long ago, such as drug-resistant tuberculosis, malaria, leprosy, plague, polio, dengue, and Chagas disease.”
“Many illegals who cross our borders have tuberculosis. That disease had largely disappeared from America, thanks to excellent hygiene and powerful modern drugs such as isoniazid and rifampin. TB’s swift, deadly return now is lethal for about 60 percent of those infected because of new Multi-Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR- TB). Until recently MDR-TB was endemic to Mexico.”
Burgess pledges that he will take steps to make sure the issue of illegal aliens introducing drug-resistant strains of these diseases is addressed as the House considers any immigration bills.
“This is something I am going to push for us to look at in the Oversight Committee on Energy and Commerce,” Burgess told WND. “The issue came up a couple of years ago in late 2010. We had some hearings a couple of years ago but it is time to ask some questions again.”

WND columnist Barbara Simpson wrote about the issue recently.
“Who’s in charge of this stupidity?” she wrote. “No immigrant should be allowed in this country without a complete health check.”

Bill O’Reilly: The Bible contradicts itself

oped: Bill O'Reilly is so full of himself...and what makes him a expert on the Bible?...oh wait he writes many books on 'Killing' via a Ghost writer and he did indeed kill Jesus with this allegorical nonsense
...yeppers he qualifies as well as Barack Obama...both are egotists and hella arrogant! Me thinks Billy Boy has a man crush on Barry Boy!
by Joe Kovacs 

Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly, who is writing an upcoming book titled “Killing Jesus,” proclaimed on his program Wednesday night that “a lot of the Bible is allegorical,” and the New Testament Gospels contradict themselves.
O’Reilly made the remarks during an interview with “Touched by an Angel” star Roma Downey and her husband Mark Burnett, executive producers of “The Bible” TV miniseries which begins this Sunday night on the History Channel. Read More:

And The Oscar Goes To…President And Mrs. Obama!!

Obamas SC And The Oscar Goes To...President And Mrs. Obama!!
President Barack Obama is accustomed to receiving awards he does not deserve. In fact, the President received the ultimate prize in November of 2008. He was elected President of the United States despite scant credentials for the world’s most important position. He benefited from very inadequate vetting by the liberal news media, former political watchdogs turned lapdogs in the age of Obama.
Right after his inauguration, Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize. This ludicrous decision was not based on the President’s few accomplishments, but rather on the hope that he would successfully pursue peace during his term. Of course, no other U.S. President would have ever received such an award without any qualifications.

So, what do you get for the man who has everything? How about an Oscar? It makes sense; for Barack Obama is a glorified actor portraying a President. He is impersonating a leader, without showing leadership. He has never managed any organizations and has no executive experience; yet he is the Chief Executive Officer of our nation. He clearly does not know how to govern; so instead, he continues to engage in his favorite activity: campaigning.
He is not the Commander-in-chief, but the Campaigner-in chief. In the process, he plays the role of President perfectly, fooling more than half of the American people, approximately 51% in the last election and in recent approval ratings. Barack Obama appears presidential, sounds presidential, lives in the White House, and uses Air Force One. Everyone calls him “Mr. President,” and he even welcomes world leaders to our nation’s capital.

It is clear that he is an excellent actor; he knows enough to look and act the part of President. But, just like in the movies, it is make believe. In reality, behind the facade, Barack Obama is a truly clueless and ineffectual President. For example, his lack of leadership in the sequester debate has been astounding. Instead of cobbling together a sensible deal, he has demonized Republicans and threatened our national security.
While he plays a role, our nation’s problems are only getting worse, our country is becoming further divided, and there is no bipartisan compromise–only bitter confrontation in Washington D.C. This situation is exacerbated because Barack Obama is only acting in a role that he has no idea how to actually embody in the real world.
This persuasive acting performance has certainly convinced one group of supporters, the liberal elite who control the entertainment industry. They know a good actor when they see one.
This community treats the President and his family as virtual monarchs. So, when Queen Michelle wants to appear on television programs, it happens. The First Lady has been on a whirlwind media tour in recent weeks, appearing on practically every television show that will give her air time.

She reached the apex of exposure Sunday night when the top brass of Hollywood gave her the unprecedented and highly inappropriate honor of announcing the Oscar for Best Picture. She appeared via satellite as a reigning monarch, in a glittering dress, surrounded by military personnel. It was a completely shameful misuse of our brave service members and another example of how the First Couple uses people as props to further their agenda.
Last week, President Obama was campaigning against the budget sequester with first-responders behind him. He recently signed executive orders on gun control surrounded by selected children who had written to the Oval Office. Clearly, the First Couple will use anyone they need at any time to accomplish their political goals.
In this latest outrage, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was only too happy to be used by Mrs. Obama. Never before had a First Lady been given such a privilege. Even Nancy Reagan, a former actress, was denied such a distinction. Of course, the Hollywood liberals hated anything associated with Ronald Reagan, although he spent years as an actor and President of the Screen Actors Guild.
The infatuation with the President and First Lady is so extreme that the movie industry may want to take a bold step for 2014. Instead of staging the awards in Hollywood, they might as well do it right in the Rose Garden.  They should invite Mrs. Obama to expand her role and become the permanent host and presenter of all awards. In that way, she can award the Oscar for Best Male Actor to the person who really deserves it: her partner in celebrity, Barack Obama.
Just imagine the scene, as the President accepts the award from his wife: the camera pans to the Hollywood sycophants in the audience all rising in unison, paying tribute to their heroes with a standing ovation.
Photo credit: Justin Sloan (Creative Commons)

Texas School Forces Students To Recite Mexican Pledge

oped: and where pray tell is Governor Rick Perry on this issue...he needs to speak up NOW!
Mexico SC Texas school forces students to recite Mexican pledge

One student in a Texas high school is taking legal action after she said she was reprimanded for not participating in a class recitation of the Mexican pledge of allegiance and national anthem.
Fifteen-year-old Brenda Brindson’s suit, filed by the Thomas More Law Center, contends that administrators violated her constitutional rights by forcing her to salute a foreign nation’s flag.

While the same school district has a written policy against coercing students to recite either the American pledge of allegiance or the U.S. Declaration of Independence, somehow verbally expressing loyalty to another nation is compulsory.
Richard Thompson, president of the TMLC, said this incident is indicative of “a sad trend in public schools across our nation to undermine American patriotism,” though he said he finds it “encouraging to see students like Brenda stand up for America despite pressure from school officials.”

Such pressure reportedly included Brindson’s teacher issuing her a failing grade on the assignment and forcing her to listen to a wave of schoolmates pledge allegiance to Mexico.
According to her lawsuit, Brindson even tried to compromise with her teacher, requesting to instead salute the American flag and recite its pledge in Spanish.
The student, fluent in Spanish and the daughter of a Mexican immigrant, is a proud American and contends that pledging loyalty to any other nation is unacceptable.
She gets no argument from me.

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Obama’s Vision: A Totalitarian State


America is being transformed, right before our eyes. It’s one of the only promises the serial liar in the White House has kept. But the Republican Establishment still hasn’t caught on, or else they think that somehow they will manage to hold onto the power and privilege of their current elite status. They think their businesses won’t be subject to government takeover, that their wealth and property won’t be confiscated, and that their children won’t be pressed into service as cannon-fodder in the New Military. From their Ivory Towers inside the Beltway, they either can’t see what is happening on a daily basis right in front of them, or think that Americans will overlook their treason and allow them to be the guards in the new prison society that Obama and his Marxist and neo-fascist accomplices are building.
Listing all the unconstitutional acts and the breaches of existing law, all accomplished by our “elected” government with little or no opposition and in violation of what used to be a sacred Oath of Office taken by all government employees, hired or elected, would fill a month’s worth of column space. It goes far beyond reaching the level of the “Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors” necessary for impeachment. The list is such that I recommend that those left who have not already started shopping for the latest fashion in slave collars and chains read again – assuming you didn’t go to a government school where this is no longer done – the Declaration of Independence.

Events have reached a point where we must make a choice: Will we continue to hope that the massive fraud of the 2012 election was just the paranoia of a few fringe Tea Party malcontents (and that we will actually be able to elect real Americans to office in 2016), or will we decisively begin to prepare for the inevitable day when the Constitution is declared null and void, and Soviet style dictatorship is imposed? I opt for preparation.
Literally half the country appears to have adopted a set of morals and values so radically opposed to those of traditional Americans that I see no hope of – and frankly, no purpose in – ever finding a middle ground acceptable to both sides. Ever since 1913, authoritarian collectivists, calling themselves “progressives” or “socialists” or “liberals” or “communists” or “Democrats,” have been working to destroy our free, constitutional republic. The last four years have brought them to the brink of success, thanks to the total incompetence, greed, egotism, and craven cowardice and complicity of the Republican Establishment. Obama has all the legal statutes in place to become a dictator, and all that prevents him from doing so today is an armed We the People. 

I think we need to seriously start considering the break-up of the United States of America. The individual states need to actively explore secession from a union that no longer serves our best interests. Our government and those who control it are no longer ours. They ignore the wishes and well-being of We the People and the sovereign states where we reside. They think that we are so dependent on the handouts/redistribution of federal dollars that we will never be able to break away, much less survive without them. I think they are totally wrong.

For instance, Louisiana has a population of about 4,600,000 people. In 2009, it got approximately $1.40 from the federal government for every $1 in taxes paid. However, most of that money went to things like public housing and welfare, propping up the incredibly bad government schools through Title I subsidies and a variety of other programs that have little if any benefit for those who actually work and pay taxes. In addition, the oil and gas industry, the third largest in the country, has been stifled by Obama. Moreover, only about one-third of the royalties paid by oil companies to the federal government are returned to Louisiana. So, if welfare was reformed and the freeloaders and parasites eliminated; if education became just that – education (rather than social engineering and political indoctrination); and all the taxes and other monies that now are taken from the state by the federal government were left, eliminating the federal middlemen and their ever-enlarging cuts; Louisiana would likely at worst break even, and more likely, with other reforms like eliminating government employee unions, come out way ahead. This scenario applies to most, if not all, of the “red” states.

The time has arrived to actively put all the pressure that We the People can muster on our state senators and representatives to officially declare our ties to the unconstitutional, fraudulent government in Washington null and void. It is the states that maintain the most power as intended by the Founders, and it is the states who have the moral and legal authority to face the lawless Marxist and neo-fascist revolutionaries in Washington and say a loud, unequivocal “NO!”
Photo credit: Dave Merrick

America: Republic or Empire?


Historians spend their lives looking backwards. Futurists spend their lives looking forward. My goal has been to blend the two disciplines into one seamless panorama. For if you don’t know the past you have no context for the present, and if you have no context for the present the future appears to be whatever those who shape the present portray it to be. Those who believed the Eternal Empire was truly eternal, those who believed the sun would never set on the British Empire, those who believed in a 1,000 year Reich, and those who believed the USSR was the vision of the future proved those who shape the present always project a future which shows their empire as the one that will never fall.

When I was studying to become a Historian I came to a point where I had to declare a field of special study. This is where my obsession with current events intersected with my love for History. This is when I realized that current events are the forever unfolding always receding conveyor belt of reality. This is when I first verbalized the perception that as the future slides into the present and the present slides into the past our lives are the history of the future. Therefore in my writings I seek to frame the flow of today with knowledge of yesterday to create a window into tomorrow.

History tells us that Imperial Republics fall. We have the examples of Athens and all the other grasping Greek republics that followed her. We have Rome the example always deferred to of a republic that allowed an empire to stifle freedom. The list however does not end there, we can look at Venice and the various republics of Renaissance Italy, and of course the First Republic of France which was birthed in blood and died in fire. The siren song of empire has seduced republics down through history to trade in their freedom for power which eventually cost them both their freedom and the power.
It is time to re-think America’s international military commitments.

Though settled by European kingdoms seeking empires, the United States wasn’t founded to become an empire. Individuals fought against the empire building tyrants until their determination and resolve won independence against all odds. Then, although the world was filled with despotic kings, our Framers gave us a Republic. However, it is worth remembering the exchange that took place between Ben Franklin, the elder statesman of the Constitutional Convention, and an unknown woman. As he left Independence Hall he was asked, “Well Doctor what have we got a republic or a monarchy?” Appealing to his legendary wit Franklin replied, “A republic, if you can keep it.” We and our ancestors have been blessed by the Republic for hundreds of years. We’ve benefited from the liberty to live our lives and pursue our happiness. Now we’ve arrived at the “if you can keep it” phase of our journey.

At the cost of hundreds of billions and thousands of lives we doubled-down in Afghanistan. At the cost of over a trillion and thousands of lives we conquered Iraq and deposed Saddam. We spearheaded the bombing campaign in Libya. Our drones strike suspected enemies far and near including American citizens. Troops have been dispatched to central Africa. And the perennial war drums still beat at the very mention of Iran. We are committed to treat any attack on dozens of countries from South Korea to Lithuania as an attack on our homeland. In other wards we are committed to send American troops to fight and die for countries which in the case of South Korea are well able to defend themselves, and in the case of Lithuania and many others that are of no strategic importance to the United States.
We have sent our fellow citizens to fight long hard slogs in countries whose names are the very synonym for Quagmire. As our economy was being outsourced, our debt monetized, and our infrastructure crumbled we meekly followed our leaders deeper into thankless nation-building campaigns in nation after nation including one that’s resisted and foiled every empire from Alexander to Moscow.

Instead of using our cruise missiles and stealth capabilities we fell into the trap announced and laid by Bin Laden. Whose strategy was as Lawrence Wright told us in his seminal book Looming Towers to, “lure America into the same trap the Soviets had fallen into: Afghanistan.” How did he plan to do it? “To continually attack until the U.S. forces invaded; then the mujahedeen would swarm upon them and bleed them until the entire American empire fell from its wounds. It had happened to Great Britain and to the Soviet Union. He was certain it would happen to America.”
There were twists and turns on our journey from republic to empire.
George Washington warned us to avoid foreign entanglements. Thomas Jefferson outlined the essential principles of our government which included this advice concerning foreign affairs, “peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations entangling alliances with none.”

For more than one hundred years we concentrated on using our liberty to build a mighty nation. Then the temptation of empire captured the American imagination in the 1890s, a time when Europe was rushing to gobble up the last places open for colonization or carving up those areas unsuited for colonies into spheres of influence. Under President McKinley the United States entered the scramble for colonies in the Spanish-American War winning Puerto Pico and the Philippines
Teddy Roosevelt followed McKinley walking softly while carrying a big stick in the form of the Great White Fleet and multiple intrusions into the sovereignty of Latin American countries. After being re-elected on the promise to keep America neutral President Wilson proclaimed America must fight World War I to “Make the World Safe for Democracy.” An adventure which cost over 300, 000 casualties and which actually expanded the empires of England, France, and Japan. After the war, the Congress of the United States re-asserted control by rejecting the international entanglements of the League of Nations Treaty returning to the traditional American foreign policy of freedom of trade and freedom of action.

Under FDR America fought an undeclared naval war against Germany in 1940 and 41 and imposed draconian embargoes against Japan prior to Pearl Harbor. Once we were attacked we had to defend ourselves. However, when World War II ended not with the defeat of totalitarianism but instead with the expansion of it in Eastern Europe the guiding light of American foreign policy seems to have been permanently extinguished. As the British Empire sailed into the sunset we filled the void taking up the role of leader of the West in the Cold War. For forty-six years we faced the Soviets until they collapsed under the weight of their own empire Then instead of coming home we spread our wings even further embracing Eastern Europe promising to send young Americans to fight for Estonia and Slovakia among others, and now the sun never sets upon the American Empire.

Not only is it against the founding principles of America to establish and maintain an empire of far-flung outposts, we cannot afford to be the Policeman of the world. We cannot afford to build nations for people who don’t want them. How did a peaceful nation of free citizens become the advocate of pre-emptive attack and endless occupation? How much blood and treasure did we invest in Iraq, and what is the result? A Shi’a ally for Iran. The war in Afghanistan was obviously defensive and retaliatory in nature given the Taliban’s support for Al Qaeda. But ten years later what’s it all about? Are we really dedicated to building a modern nation for tribal people who have no sense of nationhood? Or have we walked into the same trap that brought the Soviets to their knees?
Currently the United States has armed forces in over 130 countries. We’re committed to defend most of these countries against aggression. Where were all these allies on 9-11? Where are they in Afghanistan? Why do we have treaties binding us to go to war to defend those who refuse to support us when we’re attacked? If these policies are counter-productive are there any alternatives?

Close the foreign bases and bring our troops home. Station them on the border to protect us from the on-going invasion of illegal immigrants who’re overloading our systems. We can seal and secure the mountainous border between the Koreas and we can secure our own borders if we have the wisdom and the will. If we need to project American power use the carrier battle-groups designed for that purpose. Protect America and rebuild our infrastructure instead of everyone else’s. When asked what to do with the American Military after World War I Will Rogers said, “Get ‘em all home, add to their number, add to their training, then just sit tight with a great feeling of security and just read about foreign wars. That’s the best thing in the world to do with them.”
If we want to save the Republic we need to lose the empire, or we can cling to the empire and lose both.

Video: Obama Admin Prepares To Disarm America


Barack Obama is a Marxist. And like all good Marxists, he wants to disarm the public. It’s not like it hasn’t been done before. In October 1918, the Communist government “ordered citizens to surrender all firearms, ammunition…having first mandated registration of all weapons six months earlier.”
The Nazis followed the same pattern.

The Nazi Weapons Law of November 11, 1938 prohibited Jews from “acquiring, possessing, and carrying firearms and ammunition, as well as truncheons or stabbing weapons.”
Both the Nazis and Communist Party members were exempt from these guns bans.
Now it’s our federal government that is exempt from the laws they place on the public they are mandated to serve.
After the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, Obama and his Marxist minions began wringing their hands decrying those evil assault weapons, while quietly ordering 7000 AR-15s for the Department of Homeland Security.  In order to exempt themselves from the laws they want to foist on the American people, the AR-15s are being referred to as “personal defense weapons.” But what is really shocking is the number of bullets the federal government is stockpiling.
The Department of Homeland Security has stockpiled a staggering amount of ammunition—two billion rounds, most of it the hollow point, armor-piercing variety, enough to kill every American man, woman, and child five times.

The DHS claims all these bullets are for “training purposes.”
And what are they using for targets?
The DHS has been stockpiling “non-traditional” gun targets, portraying everyday Americans defending themselves, even purchasing targets of a small child with a handgun.
The ATF, with fond memories of the Ruby Ridge massacre, is also getting in the act with a target depicting a woman protecting her unborn child.
But what is good for the government apparently is not good for the public.
The Veterans Administration is moving to disarm so-called “incompetent” veterans, sending out thousands of letters with the following:
A determination of incompetency will prohibit you from purchasing, possessing, receiving, or transporting a firearm or ammunition. If you knowingly violate any of these prohibitions, you may be fined, imprisoned, or both…

Of course, the letter leaves open as to what “incompetency” entails.
Military veterans traditionally are liberty-loving conservatives. This “incompetency” may be the government’s view that veterans have a predilection for becoming domestic terrorists.
A little known sub-department within the DHS called the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism—START, for short— published “Hot Spots of Terrorism and Other Crimes in the United States.” Who should we be worried about, per START? Those who are “reverent of individual liberty.” Those who are “suspicious of centralized federal authority.” Those who believe there is a “grave threat to national sovereignty and/or personal liberty.”
Sounds like the basis for the Obama administration to take out veterans, Tea Party members, and anyone who holds conservative values. Anyone who believes the Constitution of the United States is the highest law in the land.
Everyday conservative Americans are becoming Public Enemy Number One of the Obama Administration.
And enemies need to be disarmed.
The Trojan Horse of the Obama administration’s gun grab, however, is the so-called “universal background check.” The universal background check is nothing more than a national gun registry. What do we know about national gun registries throughout history?

Both the Communists and Nazis used the ruse of a national gun registry as a precursor to gun confiscation.
And that is exactly what is coming.
The NRA uncovered a secret DOJ memo calling for a national gun registration leading to confiscation.
Then the only ones who will have guns will be Obama and his rogue government thugs.
Hold on to your guns, America.

Former Secret Service Agent Says No Such Thing as Gun Control, It’s People Control

Dan Bongino

Dan Bongino has worked as a New York City Police Officer and member of the Secret Service where he was assigned to guard Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama.  He is an ambitious man with a passion for his family and his country.
While working with the New York Police Department, Dan used his vacation time attend City University of New York, earning a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in psychology.  His field of study centered on neuro-psychology and behavioral learning.  He graduated with honors at the NYPD academy and in college.

While working with the Secret Service, he obtained a second Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Penn State.  At the Secret Service academy, he graduated with honors.  After several years in the field, he became an instructor where he was the project manager in charge of re-designing the investigative tactics training program.  He received several commendations for his efforts in researching and implementing changes in the investigative training program and how they relate to trends in federal crimes.

In 2010, Dan was instrumental in breaking up one of the largest fraud groups in the history of Maryland.  His entire career has had him involved with guns and people.  He has seen the worst and best of people.  He was asked to speak at a recent Guns Across America Rally in Annapolis, Maryland.  What he said is well worth listening to:


There were four things that impressed me about Dan’s speech.  The first was his emphasis that there is no such thing as gun control, it’s really about people control.  Guns don’t do anything by themselves; it’s the people who have them that are the problem.
Secondly, our rights and freedoms are God given.  They were not given to us by Obama or Congress.  Since they didn’t give them to us, they have no right to take them away either.
Third, he pointed out that the people who carry out the gun crimes we hear about all got their guns illegally.  That means that none of the pending pieces of legislation will do anything to prevent more gun violence.  In fact, it will only serve to increase it.
Lastly, he pointed out that the people who do nothing are the ones to blame for getting America into the mess we’re in now.  People who don’t vote are to blame for where we are as a nation.  If people want to preserve what we once had or regain those freedoms and rights, then they have get off their butts and do something about it.

After watching the video of Dan Bongino, you must make a decision.  Are you going to be part of the solution and take action or are you going to be part of the problem and sit on your lazy butt and do nothing?  In my opinion, the person that does nothing to help or to fix the problem shouldn’t be complaining about it.  If it bothers you that much that you have to say something, then you should actually do something to help.

No on John O. Brennan for CIA director..!
ALERT: Senate members must block John Brennan's confirmation as CIA Director on March 5. Take Action - Fax the Senate!

Conservative American,

With Hagel's confirmation behind us, it's high-time to take action against next bad nominee: John O. Brennan as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

Senate GOP members agree that John Brennan, Obama's counterterrorism advisor, is not the man to take lead of the CIA - already a number are preparing to do the right thing and block his confirmation. (The Senate Intelligence Committee will be voting to confirm first on March 5.)

While some Republican Senators are threatening to block the nominee for bargaining purposes - they want the Obama Admin to hand over more Benghazi documents before they consent to confirm Obama's pick - others are planning to block Brennan over his commitment (or lack thereof) to the rule of law.

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, for example, vowed to oppose the Brennan confirmation over constitutional concerns; namely, whether or not the nominee - a major player in Obama's lethal drone program - believes "that the President has the power to authorize lethal force, such as a drone strike, against a U.S. citizen on U.S. soil."

(The Kentucky Senator, so far, has yet to receive a single response from Brennan after having dispatched to him a total of three letters.)

While both causes for blocking Obama's nominee are wise on the part of Republican Senate members, we believe that there is greater issue that is being overlooked...

John Brennan's intimate relationship with Islam.

John Brennan is a self-admitted friend of Islam.

This is not only fact, but also a major red-flag, considering that he is votes away from becoming - borrowing the words of - "the principal adviser to the President for intelligence matters related to the national security."

Brennan has come to the defense, and even praised, Islam and its most radical tenets throughout his government and non-government career at home and abroad.

On February 13, 2010, for example, Mr. Brennan delivered a speech at the Islamic Center at New York University - at an event sponsored by the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) - where he overtly applauded Islam and his personal experience with the religion while he was a college student.

In his address, see video below, he calls Islam a system of "goodness and beauty" and a religion of "peace, and tolerance, and diversity." (In other words, he spouts out the typical liberal propaganda that is as accurate as calling apples "oranges.")

Brennan's stint defending Islam at NYU was by no means an isolated event -

On May 26, 2010, acting as Deputy National Security Advisor for Homeland Security, Brennan openly came to the defense of Islam and one of its most radical tenets - jihad.

Brennan said,

"[President Obama's] strategy is absolutely clear about the threat we face. Our enemy is not "terrorism" because terrorism is but a tactic. Our enemy is not "terror" because terror is a state of mind, and as Americans we refuse to live in fear. Nor do we describe our enemy as "jihadists" or "Islamists" because jihad is a holy struggle, a legitimate tenet of Islam, meaning to purify oneself or one's community, and there is nothing holy or legitimate or Islamic about murdering innocent men, women, and children."

Brennan's belief that jihad is a "legitimate" tenet of Islam that is not associated violence is flat-out wrong.

Brennan is alone in his attempt to divorce jihad and the use of violent force - ideological leaders of Islam themselves disagree with him!

Hassan al-Banna, the Muslim Brotherhood's founder, for example, claims that violent jihad is "sound" doctrine. In his pamphlet entitled "Jihad," he writes,

"Many Muslims today mistakenly believe that fighting the enemy is jihad asghar (a lesser jihad) and that fighting one's ego is jihad akbar (a greater jihad). The following narration [athar] is quoted as proof: "We have returned from the lesser jihad to embark on the greater jihad." They said: "What is the greater jihad?" He said: "The jihad of the heart, or the jihad against one's ego."

This narration is used by some to lessen the importance of fighting, to discourage any preparation for combat, and to deter any offering of jihad in Allah's way. This narration is not a saheeh (sound) tradition ..."

In addition to al-Banna, the very group that hosted Brennan at NYU - the ISNA - published a 1986 article, obtained by, which states:

"jihad of the sword is the actual taking up of arms against the evil situation with the intention of changing it ... anyone killed in jihad is rewarded with Paradise."

The article also notes that "a believer who participates in jihad is superior to a believer who does not."

Is Brennan simply naïve or is he trying to "clean up" - through false propaganda - the general perception of jihad to serve a separate purpose?

The fact is: this radical Islamic tenet has been a cause for terrorism. And that he, as the nominee for CIA director, doesn't acknowledge this simple and apparent truth is incredibly disturbing.

The Middle East Quarterly correctly notes,

"To speak of jihad exclusively as a means of purifying oneself or one's community reveals either ignorance or deliberate obfuscation on Brennan's part. Jihad through war against unbelievers is rooted in the Qur'an and the Hadith (reports on the sayings and acts of Muhammad). Historian Michael Bonner in his authoritative study of jihad, Jihad in Islamic History, as well as other writers, has shown that throughout history there has been an inordinate emphasis on armed jihad, in the context of invasions and conquests and, in our day, terrorism."

No Director of the CIA has any business whatsoever in covering-up for radical Islam or any of its principles - especially those that inspire and encourage violent acts of terror.

There is a possible explanation as to why Mr. Brennan is so much in favor of Islam: he himself is a Muslim.

There are allegations claiming that he is - allegations made by former FBI agent and author of the first counterterrorism manual, John Guandolo. Even more striking, to this day Brennan has not once come out to counter the statements.

The claim of Brennan's conversion broke earlier this month when Guandolo told-all on the Tom Trento Radio Show. (Watch the interview here).

Guandolo said:

"Mr. Brennan did convert to Islam when he served in an official capacity on behalf of the United States in Saudi Arabia. ... His conversion was the culmination of a counterintelligence operation against him - to recruit him - and, the fact that foreign intelligence officers recruited Mr. Brennan when he was in a very sensitive and senior U.S. Government position in a foreign country, means either that he is a traitor ... or he did it unknowingly and unwittingly."

"[M]y contention," said Guandolo, "is he's wholly unfit for government service in any national security capacity ... specifically unfit for the director of Central Intelligence for the United States."

The former agent also said that Brennan had "interwoven" his life with terrorist individuals and was often the pathway for Islamic radicals - including members of the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas - to enter positions in the National Security Council, the National Security Staff, and other places in government.

If Brennan is, in fact, a Muslim, then his many defenses and overt misrepresentations of radical Islam make complete sense - they are in-line with the Shi'a principle of taqiyya.

Taqiyya - a word that translates to mean "conceal" or "guard" - is the doctrine that gives Muslims license to lie in order to protect themselves or their religious goals.

David Pryce-Jones, in his book The Closed Circle: An Interpretation of the Arabs, comments:

"Lying and cheating in the Arab world is not really a moral matter but a method of safeguarding honor and status avoiding shame, and at all times exploiting possibilities, for those with the wits for it, deftly and expeditiously to convert shame into honor on their own account and vice versa for their opponents. If honor so demands, lies and cheating may become absolute imperatives."

This Islamic doctrine goes hand-in-hand with former CIA counterintelligence officer Michael Scheur's observation of Brennan's character - Scheur called him an "excellent liar."

If all of this is true -- and we think it is -- then John O. Brennan will use the high government post to defend not the Constitution, but Sharia Law; as director of the CIA he will act to further Islam and its global advance.

We know this because the followers of Islam recognize only one law -- Sharia Law.

Constitutional Republic or Sharia Theocracy?

While religious beliefs are protected under the First Amendment, and no religious tests are required to hold public office, we must still consider Islam as far as its view of government and law.

In America under the Constitution, our law is based upon Greco-Roman, Judeo-Christian tradition. Our law recognizes that the individual is above the state, and, traditionally, sought to minimize state interference in areas of human behavior as much as possible so far as the behavior doesn't violate Natural Law - what the Declaration of Independence calls "the law of nature and nature's God." This is why our founders specifically created a limited government.

Natural law guarantees three main inalienable rights: life, liberty, and property:
  1. God creates individuals in His own image and endows them with life;
  2. As God is perfectly free so the individuals created in His image should be free;
  3. Individuals, being free, are property of no-one: every individual belongs only to himself. Likewise, every individual is entitled to the fruits of his own labor -- as labor is an extension of the body which he owns -- except in cases where he would choose to consensually relinquish them.

Under Natural Law the individual is also entitled to freedom of conscience, which includes his right to practice or not practice religion.

Islamic Law - Sharia Law - on the other hand is quite the opposite.

Sharia requires a large and powerful religious state, unlike the limited government created by the Constitution. Simply, Sharia Law creates and requires theocracy.

Sharia grants no liberties except those that are in accordance with Islam, and "freedom of conscience" as we know it in the West is not permitted under institutional Islam.

In Islamic theocracies, Islam is the religion of the state and the source of all law - no piece of legislation can stand that is not in accord with Islam.

Consider the Constitution of Afghanistan as an example:

"The religion of the state of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is the sacred religion of Islam.... In Afghanistan, no law can be contrary to the beliefs and provisions of the sacred religion of Islam." (Afganistan, Const. Chapter One -- The State, Art. 2, 3)

Simply put: Sharia Law and Constitutional Law are incompatible. As Muslims have only one law the Constitution takes "second place" -

Right now we are already seeing Sharia take hold at local levels in the West - there are "Sharia Zones" in England and Norway, and similar enclaves popping-up in the United States.

Former GOP presidential candidate, Rep. Michelle Bachmann of Minnesota had done work last summer examining the infiltration of radical Muslims into the U.S. Government - Mr. Brennan, to no-one's surprise, spoke against her efforts to do so.

If John Brennan is voted-in as director of the Central Intelligence Agency, his ascendance may be the biggest proof of Bachmann's statements to date!

Not only has Brennan come to the defense of Islam time and time again throughout his career, he has also remained completely silent in regards to former FBI agent John Guandolo's allegations that Brennan had converted to the Islamic religion while in Saudi Arabia.

As the Senate is faced with the decision to vote in favor of or against the confirmation of John O. Brennan to the post of CIA Director, they must consider his history.

Yes, Senators are right in using their votes as collateral to get papers on Benghazi - Yes, Senator Paul is right is raising the question about Brennan's involvement with the lethal drone program - but more than anything, this is a question about allegiance: is Brennan a man who will uphold American Constitutional Law, or will he uphold Islamic Sharia Law?

We must take action and tell our elected servants to block John Brennan's from taking the top-post at the Central Intelligence Agency!

Take Action! Fax the U.S. Senate and tell them to OPPOSE the confirmation of Brennan as CIA Director! Select here.

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P.P.S. Members of government have sworn-in to office by taking their oath on a Koran. It's true; Congress obtained the book when they purchased from Thomas Jefferson his personal library. It is not true, however, to say that Jefferson was a supporter of the Mohammedans, as Muslims were formerly called. No; he purchased their religious book to learn about them in order to better combat their pirates in the "Barbary" states of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Tripoli.

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Friday, March 1, 2013

Senator Joe Manchin is serving as President Obama’s anti-gun ringleader

Dear Patriot,

Within hours of our hard-hitting TV ad going up on the air in West Virginia, anti-gun Democrat Joe Manchin issued a video response confirming everything you and I have been saying about him.

Senator Joe Manchin’s angry and hastily put together response below proves one critical thing.  Our TV ad barrage is working and it’s critical we expand this program NOW!

See for yourself . . .

As I told you yesterday, to make their RADICAL assaults on our Second Amendment rights seem "harmless," the gun-grabbers needed someone who can push their gun grabs while pretending to be "pro-gun."

Senator Joe Manchin is serving as President Obama’s anti-gun ringleader while parading around with his NRA "A-rating" on his sleeve.

But even after coming out for the Feinstein Gun Ban weeks ago, Senator Manchin still tries to pretend he’s pro-Second Amendment!

Of course, what he’s not telling you is his Senate office is rounding up votes and support for the gun-grabbers’ RADICAL assaults on our Second Amendment freedoms, including:


With these "background check" forms, President Obama and his pals can register, track and trace every firearm in America.

State-level officials have been caught red-handed in recent years using these forms to do exactly that.

Do you really trust President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder enough to hand them every tool they need to create a national gun registry?

One longtime Congressional insider informed me the ATF is already running around to gun shops nationwide and wholesale copying forms dealers are required to keep on hand!

These forms combined with new federal regulations "encouraging" doctors to ask about firearms ownership and enter the information in the "ObamaCare" medical records database ARE being used to create a national gun registry right now!


"ObamaCare," once again, will be the vehicle for building the gun-grabbers' National No Gun Registry, and they'll use virtually any excuse they can conjure up to put as many Americans as possible on the list.

Have you ever served in the military or experienced a traumatic family situation like a death in the family?

If you're prescribed anything at all -- or even if you complain of stress to the wrong person -- that could be enough for you to lose your Second Amendment rights.

Former Surgeon General Steven Galson estimated that 46.4% of Americans experience some sort of mental illness during their lives!

To the gun-grabbers, disarming half of America for life with a simple mental health database within a year or two's time sounds like a dream come true!

Patriot, what has Senator Manchin and his anti-gun pals so angry is that you and I are exposing the TRUTH about their radical anti-gun schemes.

They thought they would get away with their lies and poll-tested slogans.  They thought they had it made.

But if you and I continue to fight back with everything we have, you and I can keep the gun-grabbers on the run!

If you and I are going to win this fight, I need to massively expand our TV ad barrage into other states throughout the country before it’s too late.

My staff is working feverishly to cut new ads.

But I must be able to count on your support to be able to place them and keep them on the air.

The fight in Washington, D.C. over our gun rights is heating up.

The National Association for Gun Rights is leading the fight against the gun-grabbers.

But we’re at a critical point in this battle, and you and I must double-down at all costs!

For Freedom,

Dudley Brown
Executive Vice President

P.S. Senator Joe Manchin’s angry and hastily put together response to our TV ad campaign proves one critical thing. Our TV ad barrage is working and it’s critical we expand this program NOW!

What has Senator Manchin and his anti-gun pals so angry is that you and I are exposing the TRUTH about their radical anti-gun schemes.

If you and I continue to fight back with everything we have, you and I can keep the gun-grabbers on the run!

Please agree to your most generous contribution of $35, $20 or at least $10 TODAY to help the National Association for Gun Rights cut new ads and keep them on the air!

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