Reporters Mock State Dept for Downplaying Benghazi Terrorists Link to Al Qaeda

21 Nov 2014, 1:11 pm

Reporters poked fun at State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke Friday as he tried to elaborate on the Obama administrations stance on the recent UN report linking Ansar al-Sharia to Al Qaeda. “These groups are associated with Al Qaeda in Maghreb,” Rathke said, “but they a

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Jason Russell Though liberal supporters of President Obama may be spending the day celebrating his immigration executive order, they may come to regret it should a future Republican president use the same precedent to selectively enforce laws in a way that advances the conservative agenda. The Wash

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Ashe Schow Remember Larry Craig, the former Idaho senator who was arrested in 2007 for soliciting sex in a men's airport bathroom? Well, he’s back. The Idaho Republican Party — which found itself in total disarray and without a chairman earlier this year, despite its subsequent statewid

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The White House on Friday partially relied on data from a contested decades-old study to tout the economic benefits of President Obama’s executive order on immigration.

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The American Spectator

Thoughts on Obama's Amnesty Speech

I did not watch President Obama's amnesty speech last night. However, I did read it this morning and would like to share my thoughts on it with you. Obama is in fine disingenuous form. Obama says "our immigration system is broken -- and everybody knows it" and then a minute later says, "Overall, th

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21 Nov 2014, 9:57 am

The world is ending. Okay, it's not even close to ending, but if you can't be hyperbolic on days like this, and suggest that a single man can bring about the apocalypse with a seventeen minute speech that people probably confused with a cold open to the Latin Grammys, what good is being a conservat
Perhaps President Obama envisions that the Internet is operated by Ernestine, the condescending telephone operator played by Lily Tomlin on Laugh-In. Otherwise, it is difficult to justify why he would want to hobble the 21st century broadband industry with regulations designed in the early 20th cen
It is an axiom of long standing that Jewish blood is cheap. The moral equivalence displayed by President Obama in the wake of a brutal massacre of Jews in prayer — “Too many Jews have died; too many Palestinians have died” — is despicable but not surprising. What possible di

The Federalist

Sorry, President Obama: Scripture Doesn’t Support Amnesty

Where’s the separation-of-church-and-state crowd when you need them? AWOL on amnesty.

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The Department of Justice/OLC legal memo justifying Obama's executive order power grab is fascinating. Here are 4 things you should know about it.
Obama is building a system in which everything depends on executive power.
All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States – unless the President says it's important

The Washington Free Beacon

Reporters Mock State Dept for Downplaying Benghazi Terrorists Link to Al Qaeda

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The White House on Friday partially relied on data from a contested decades-old study to tout the economic benefits of President Obama’s executive order on immigration.

Big Government

Obama's Executive Amnesty: Impact on Public Schools Shadowy

President Barack Obama unilaterally ordered the most comprehensive overhaul of the immigration system, granting five million of the nation's 11.4 million undocumented immigrants in the United States legal status. In his November 20 address, he effectively told illegal immigrants that they can "com

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Papa John's launched a Philadelphia-area "76ers Win, You Win" deal on pizza in October. But nobody won. The promotion offered fans 50% off an online pizza order the day after a 76ers win. The 76ers couldn't keep their end of the bargain. So Papa John's changed the terms of the deal. Philadelphia
On the day after U.S. President Barack Obama announced his immigration executive action, some of the top law enforcement officials on the Texas border say that the key to avoiding a new immigration crisis lies on the message that gets taken back to other countries. “If the message taken back
President Obama's unilateral action on immigration, which is expected to give legal status to some 5 million illegal aliens, will likely be a significant burden to American taxpayers. Many illegal immigrants makes such a low income, they they will not pay income taxes

American Thinker

Obama's Perfect Storm?

The Perfect Storm being created by the juncture of Ferguson and immigration policy point to a trial run of executive authority backed by lethal force

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The illegals about to get Obama-stamped amnesty could not give a rat's derrière about what it means to be an American.
The one thing separating the rights and safety of citizens within a state from the indignities and transformational edicts of Mr. Obama and his attorney general are the state governors.
One could say that the reaction of the mob in Ferguson is the act of spitting on the tomb of Martin Luther King.

Heritage Foundation

ISIS Is Getting Smarter About Avoiding U.S. Surveillance

Social media can be a double-edged sword for terrorists groups such as ISIS, a fact that its leadership appears to be aware of. According to... Read More The post ISIS Is Getting Smarter About Avoiding U.S. Surveillance appeared first on Daily Signal.

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If you caught President Obama’s immigration speech last night or have scanned the conversation on Twitter today, you might have read some congratulatory remarks as... Read More The post 29 Tweets About Obama’s Immigration Speech appeared first on Daily Signal.

21 Nov 2014, 11:21 am

Immigration, immigration and more immigration. After reports surfaced about President Obama’s 10-step plan to take executive action on immigration, lawmakers and the media flooded our... Read More The post This Week’s News in 16 Photos appeared first on Daily Signal.
  Earlier this week, Heritage’s Hans von Spakovsky and John Malcom wrote: According to the Associated Press, as well as House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Reps.... Read More The post Cartoon: Obama, the Constitution and Immigration appeared first on Daily Signal.

In Defense of Russell Brand (Sort Of)

British vaudeville comedian Russell Brand needs better staff. Hes touring the U.S. promoting his book Revolution while impishly equating Che Guevara with Jesus Christ and Gandhi.

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Conservative advocates, including Grover Norquist and Lawson Bader, joined the fight to stop Congress from banning internet gambling, through H.R. 4301 and S. 2159, companion bills both titled Restore America's Wire Act with a blistering coalition letter.

21 Nov 2014, 9:32 am

Progressives may be going after Big Soda, but, when they finish off that industry, they will set their sights elsewhere. Beware.
The fact is that pretty much as soon as one exits the womb one is peppered by pro-government propaganda.

The Corner

Why Elizabeth Warren Is More Politician Than Populist

Elizabeth Warren has been in the news a lot lately, with presidential whispers swirling around her ascension to a quasi-leadership post in the Senate. She is positioning herself as the principled, populist alternative to career politicians. But how principled is she, really? As Jason Delislie and

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Illya Somin writes: I would add that the part of the president’s new policy offering work permits to some of those whose deportation is deferred in no way changes the analysis above. The work permits are merely a formalization of the president’s exercise of prosecutorial discretion he
President Obama last night removed any remaining doubt that he shares Jonathan Gruber’s assessment of the American voter. The group toward whom he’s shown the greatest contempt, however, is low-skilled American workers, particularly blacks. The president’s edict purporting to gra

21 Nov 2014, 11:07 am

Big Jim, who has become a true cruise aficionado, recounts his week on the recent NR Post-Election Cruise. There are plenty of photos and videos, although none featuring our intrepid reporter in a Speedo or holding a pina colada. Still, it’s worth your seeing the

Red State

Obama Administration Grubered Americans on ObamaCare Enrollment

The lesson we learn from Jonathan Gruber (the MIT professor turned high-paid ObamaCare architect who admitted the Administration deceived the public to pass ObamaCare) is that the Obama Administration will The post Obama Administration Grubered Americans on ObamaCare Enrollment appeared first on Re

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Now that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has effectively gelded the Wisconsin teacher's mafia and limited its ability to extort dues from members that become the mother's milk of the Democrat The post Obama’s Justice Department declares war on school choice appeared first on RedState.
  In the classic television series, Homicide: Life on the Streets, Detective John Munch -- played by Richard Belzer -- confronts a murder suspect over lying to him. He isn't The post @RepHalRogers thinks he is Jon Gruber appeared first on RedState. Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by David Harsanyi to discuss last night's immigration orders from The post David Harsanyi on Obama’s Abuse of Power appeared fi