Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Larwyn's Linx: America at the Tipping Point

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Nation

America at the Tipping Point: Chuck Norris
The New Colonizers: David Solway
Multiculturalism Is a Failure: Walter Williams

Obama Declines to Attend Memorial Dedication for Disabled Veterans: WFB
Obama Calls For More Gun Control On Anniversary of Navy Yard Shooting: GSL
NYC: ISIS looking for "lone wolf" terrorists to target city: WZ

Mark Levin torches Elizabeth Warren over comments on Israel: Scoop
Great News: Huckabee vs. Romney Grudge Match in 2016?: Ace
Buffoon John McCain Gaffes Going After Rand Paul: ‘Has He Met With ISIS?’: DC

NYC: Muslim (Brotherhood) Day Parade 2014: Creeping
Border Bridge Protest Organizers to Militia: You're Not Welcome: Breitbart
More review sought in Christie/Shaneen Allen gun case: Philly

Economy

MVP Cuts Medicare For Seniors, Cites Rising Costs of Obamacare: MenRec
The NLRB's contribution to Obama's anti-business crusade: Dr. Mark W. Hendrickson
Many Insurers are Paying for Abortions under Obamacare: RS

Scandal Central

2 Standards of Justice: DOJ Doesn’t Punish Crime Among Its Ranks: JW
Obama is rushing into war against Islamic State: Jonah Goldberg
Surprise Move in Case Against Controversial Cancer Doc: Patch

Climate & Energy

Obama’s Lonely Climate Summit – world leaders are staying home: WUWT
The Lonesomest Mann in Town: Mark Steyn
Bummer: Nature Refuses To Cooperate With Dryer/Wetter Warmist Prognostication: Cove

Media

Networks Ignore Over 100,000 About to Lose ObamaCare: MRC
Poll: 73% Say Media Stoked Racial Strife During Ferguson Riots: WZ
No, the NFL Is Not a Hotbed of Wife and Child Beaters: RS

CDC issues Ebola checklist: 'Now is the time to prepare': Paul Bedard
The Ebola Virus and You and you, and you, and you...: Norman Hooben
Jewish Group Condemns Biden’s ‘Offensive’ Reference To ‘Shylocks’: WFB

Science: Bush vs. Obama declining poll numbers: Ace
Actor Liam Neeson lashes out against gun ownership: John Lott
Combat Veteran Saves the Day, Kills Attempted Murderer: GJWHG

World

Sec. Hagel Announces 1,600 Americans Will Deploy to Fight ISIL: WFB
Turkey welcomes Muslim Brotherhood leaders forced to leave Qatar: JihadWatch
Looting in stars' Mexican beach resort as 24,000 tourists are trapped by Hurricane: Daily Mail

Obama’s Coalition of the Uncertain: Daniel Greenfield
U.N. to dump flood of Muslim refugees on U.S.: WND
The Politics of Islamic Beheading: Dawn Perlmutter

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

Build Your Own Drone: Military Grade Drone Can Now Be Printed on 3-D Printers: GWP
Data loss detection tool mines the ephemeral world of 'pastes': Jeremy Kirk
Face the Face: WRSA

Cornucopia

There's Something About Cindy: iOTW
Pic o' the Day: WZ
Clean up on Aisle WON: MOTUS

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QOTD: "U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced 1,600 American personnel will deploy to Iraq as part of the Obama administration’s counterterrorism plan to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS).

“The president of the United States has the constitutional and the statutory authority to use military force against ISIL in Syria as well as Iraq,” Hagel said. “[Our] strategy is to increase support for those fighting ISIL on the ground.”

Hagel underscored direct combat against ISIL will be conducted by a coalition of Iraqi, Kurdish, and Syrian fighters." --WFB

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

WHO KNEW? Sharia Law is Compatible with the U.S. Constitution, According to Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA)

By Sara Noble

Maxine Waters is under the impression that Shariah Law can be implemented while our U.S. Constitution is in effect. Anyone who disagrees is an Islamophobe and a hater according to her.

Last week, the Council of Pakistan Affairs and Islamic Society of Orange County welcomed Maxine Waters to a meeting along with other extremists in Congress like Congresswomen Chu and Sanchez, the California Comptroller et al where she made her comments. They would have been controversial ten years ago but in this PC age, the Constitution is controversial.

Congresswoman Waters accused Republicans of attacking the Islamic faith as a national security threat.

That’s patently untrue. It is not Islamic faith Republicans have a problem with, it is radical Islam but she conveniently left that out.

She said that fear tactics accusing Muslims of trying to spread tenets of Shariah into our government has spurred legislation to ban Shariah.

She attacked Rep. Peter King and other Republicans for his hearings on RADICAL Islam. His hearings concerned radical groups like al-Shabob but Maxine claimed it was Islam.

She said she is pushing legislation to ban any racial profiling.

If the people who are trying to kill you are radical Muslims, should you go into senior citizen complexes or Knights of Columbus halls looking for possible terrorists? Maxine’s view of racial profiling is extreme.

Maxine sees the American Constitution and Shariah as nonconflicting. However, having two sets of laws – Shariah and the U.S. justice system – is in itself a conflict.

Maxine minimized the threat of radical Islam and said the Muslim community is actively working with law enforcement.

The biggest problem with her speech is she thinks Shariah law is consistent with the U.S. Constitution. She equates any anti-Shariah law as hate.

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BRILLIANT: Gov. Scott Walker's New Jobs Plan Includes Drug-Testing for Welfare Recipients

By M.D. Kittle

MADISON, Wis. — Three years ago, Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry Co. Inc. was begging for workers and struggling to hire candidates who could simply pass a drug test.

Good jobs, paying $15 to $20 per hour, going unfilled because applicants couldn’t pee in a cup without testing positive for drugs.

“That’s one of the reasons we were hesitant about expanding … ‘Can we fill up and man the expansion property to meet our customers’ requirements?’” Jim Hatt, Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry president, told Wisconsin Reporter in November 2011.

Times have changed.

Hatt said things have slowed up enough so the market is attracting more qualified workers — employees who can pass drug screenings, to say the least.

While business of late has been like “running in mud” as the foundry’s clients take a wait-and-see approach, Hatt said the problem finding good employees remains a problem across the state.

“I think all kinds of businesses are struggling with people passing the drug test,” he said. “It’s not something that’s really driven by the employers, it’s driven by the insurance company.”

Gov. Scott Walker appears to be taking such concerns to heart.

The Republican governor on Sunday unveiled his jobs plan for his next term, should he survive what polls show is his dead-heat gubernatorial race against Madison Metropolitan School Board member Mary Burke, a Democrat and former commerce secretary under Walker’s predecessor, Gov. Jim Doyle.

The 62-page plan proposes more property and income tax cuts, increased tax relief for manufacturing and agriculture, and reduced barriers to business creation, according to Walker’s campaign.

But the most controversial points, at least the ones that have picked up the most attention, are the governor’s proposals to require drug testing for individuals filing for unemployment and for “able-bodied, working-age adults requesting food stamps” through the state’s FoodShare public assistance program.

OBAMATOPIA: Growth in Food Stamps Far Exceeds New Jobs in Illinois

By Investor's Business Daily


Economy In Crisis: A new study by the Illinois Policy Institute shows in the past four years, the number of new food-stamp recipients in the state has outpaced new jobs nearly 2-to-1.

Illinois Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, locked in a tight re-election battle with self-made billionaire Republican Bruce Rauner, has been arguing that Illinois, arguably the bluest of blue states, has turned the fiscal corner and is on its way back.

The recovery may be slower than Quinn wants it to be — but, he says, it is real.

It is an odd recovery, though, that makes more people dependent on government through food stamps than on a paycheck.

A stunning analysis by Michael Lucci, director of jobs and growth at the Illinois Policy Institute, shows that from January 2010, when job losses in Illinois bottomed out, to July of this year, the state gained only 240,000 jobs. Over the same period, it added 420,000 food stamp recipients.

Larwyn's Linx: Bill and Hillary’s Awkward Iowa Adventure

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Nation

Bill and Hillary’s Awkward Iowa Adventure: Seth Mandel
Hillary’s “steak” is not well done: Cal Thomas
5 lies that have shaped the Obama presidency: Post

Our Whiny President: John Hinderaker
Maxine Waters: Shariah Law Is Compatible With U.S. Constitution : Sara Noble
Nutty Pelosi: We Never Treated Bush the Way the GOP Treats Obama: Scoop

Desperate Dem Breaks Out the Guns in New Ad, Runs From Obama: JWF
Cruz Hosts Late-Night Strategy Session With House Republicans on CR: Roll Call
NRSC Loves the Senate Conservatives Fund (Or Just Its Money): Erick Erickson

200,000 from Ebola countries have visas to enter U.S.: Paul Bedard
1997-2002: Mary Landrieu’s Strange Missing Years #LAsen: MinorityReport
Illegal Immigrants Slash Innocent People With Machete in Chicago: LibertyNews

Economy

Walker jobs plan includes drug-testing for those on welfare: M.D. Kittle
Whoops! HHS Screws Up Obamacare Collaboration: GotNews
Anti-gun Billionaires Now Targeting Kroger: NewAm

Scandal Central

Charge: Benghazi Boiler Room Operation Hid Documents: Keith Koffler
HHS Documents Detailing “High Risk” Security Problems with Obamacare Internet Site Uncovered: JW
State Department Official: We Destroyed Benghazi Documents To Protect Hillary Clinton: Treehouse

Benghazi Bombshell: Clinton State Dept. Official Reveals Criminal "Document Review": Sharyl Attkisson
Rand Paul on Hillary’s Iowa Trip: I’d Like to See Her Back in DC Testifying on Benghazi: GWP
Obama’s Greatest Legacy: Remaking the Federal Courts: Signal

Media

Why is the Brendan Tevlin murder so underreported?: LI
Obamas Go 'KaBoom' On 9/11: TR
6 Horribly Racist Comments from Obama Administration Officials: MediaTrackers (2013)

Obama Forced by Events to Reverse Course — and Disillusion Base: Michael Barone
Mid-September Polls Are Not The Last Word On Senate Races: RS
CBS, NBC Continue Fawning Over Hillary In Iowa; Refuse to Cover Scrubbed Benghazi Docs: MRC

The Real Sickness At The Heart Of American Culture: John Hawkins
Tin Soldiers and Urban Outfitters’ Coming: Ed Driscoll
Doctor’s Note Required to Use Chapstick in School, Yet Abortions Available to Minors: LifeNews

World

John Kerry’s Stupid Condescension: Peter Wehner
Obama vs. the generals: Marc A. Thiessen
'In next war, Hezbollah will try to seize Israeli territory': Hayom

Kingdom Come, Kingdom Go: Mark Steyn
Rotherham Child-sex Victim Confronts Muslim Abuser, Gets Arrested for Racism: Daniel Greenfield
UK: Jewish Children Barred From Major Retail Store, Told 'No Jews Allowed': JoshuaPundit

Bolton "Thunderstruck" by Obama's Comments on ISIS: Scoop
Bill Clinton Gets Caught On Camera Trashing Netanyahu At Harkin Steak Fry: Lid
Muslim Fast Food Worker Threatens Customer Who Ordered Bacon on Sandwich: RWN

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

Comcast Says Anyone Using Private Browser May be A Criminal, Threatens To Kill Connections: Consumerist
Bound for robotic glory: Jennifer Chu
Insider Credit Card Breach Leads to $400,000 Saks Shopping Spree: Jeff Goldman

Cornucopia

Caption, Please: It Ain't Holy Water
The Left’s political zealotry increasingly resembles religious experience.: City Journal (2010)
As Part of Sharia Crackdown in Syria, ISIS Now Covering Up Goat Genitalia: JWF

Image: Iowa’s Leftwing Anti-Hillary Voters Look to Bernie Sanders
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QOTD: "Hillary Clinton reportedly asked wealthy donors and Wall Street executives in the Hamptons how she could best discuss "income inequality" in a potential presidential campaign.

According to a report in The New York Times, Clinton "spent August in the Hamptons, a working vacation that gave her plenty of time to interact with donors," Washington lobbyists, hedge fund managers, and other one-percenters. She reportedly asked them "about how to tackle income inequality without alienating businesses or castigating the wealthy." --Tony Lee

Monday, September 15, 2014

Obama pledges support for Iran's puppet regimes

By Clare M. Lopez

In a prime time address to the nation on the eve of 11 September 2014, President Obama pledged an expanded U.S. effort to destroy the Islamic State (IS), which he still calls “ISIL” (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant). American air power, stepped-up training for anti-Assad Syrian jihadis (which he calls “moderate rebels”), an additional $25 million in financial aid to Baghdad, and partnership with “a broad coalition” (that currently consists of 9 countries) comprise the key elements of the new military campaign.

Given that the only territory IS currently threatens are the regimes of two Iranian puppets – one in Baghdad, one in Damascus – Obama’s announcement in effect amounts to a renewed U.S. commitment to support Tehran’s grip on regional hegemony. The nuclear talks about how quickly the U.S. will accede to the Iranian bomb resume in another week.

Remarkably, the president opened his remarks with the rather preposterous claim that “ISIL is not Islamic.” Now, Obama himself has admitted in his autobiography “Dreams From My Father” that he “made faces during Quranic studies.” Still, it might be expected that he retained something of those madrassa lessons—or at least that White House advisors (not the Muslim Brotherhood ones, though) would have steered him away from such an egregious misstatement.

How Democrats Destroyed the Senate to Stack the Federal Courts with Radical Leftists

by Elizabeth Slattery

In President Barack Obama’s second term, the Senate has confirmed more than twice the number of judicial nominees than were confirmed in President George W. Bush’s second term. This is due mostly to the fact that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., succeeded in eliminating the filibuster for judicial nominees (excluding the Supreme Court, at least for now) in November 2013.

In this post-filibuster world, it’s a relatively easy task to push through almost any nominee—even those (such as now-First Circuit Judge David Barron) who were opposed by some Democrats. But Republicans could stop this trend if they take the Senate in the upcoming election.



Read more at The Daily Signal.

GREAT NEWS: Andrew Cuomo and New York Democrats Have a Plan to Grant Voting Rights to Illegal Aliens

By Rusty Weiss

Democrats in New York are pushing for – and openly hoping for – a chance to grant citizen and voting rights to illegal immigrants, making the Empire State a sanctuary state.

A bill titled the New York Is Home Act, discussed here at the Mental Recession back in June, has received little attention from the media because it seems so far-fetched. In fact, we personally had a reporter from ABC News respond to an e-mail asking if illegals were being given a path to citizen and voting rights through the municipal ID program, scoffing at the suggestion.

Admittedly, even during our report we also scoffed at the idea, saying the New York Is Home Act has “no chance of passing.”

Unfortunately, that may not be true after all. And the New York Post has caught on:

Illegal aliens in New York could score billions in Medicaid and college tuition money — along with driver’s licenses, voting rights and even the ability to run for office — if Democrats win control of the state Senate in November, The Post has learned.

A little-known bill, dubbed “New York is Home,” would offer the most sweeping amnesty available anywhere in the country to nearly 3 million noncitizens living in the Empire State.

It would bar police from releasing any information about them to the feds, unless it involves a criminal warrant unrelated to their immigration status.

Larwyn's Linx: Even in time of war, it's all about the Barack Obama soap opera

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Nation

Even in time of war, it's all about the Barack Obama soap opera: John Hayward
Obama’s Untruth, Inc.: Victor Davis Hanson
Obama’s ship is sinking: Michael Goodwin

Uh oh: Democrat Harkin says Hillary's fingerprints "all over Obamacare": Scoop
Hillary Clinton -- Faux Woman of The People: Rhymes
“Obamacare has destroyed my family”: PW

“Cruz’s action was an act of moral leadership”: LI
Another ISIS Beheading…Another Day On The Golf Course: GWP
Militia Threatens to Block Traffic at International Bridges: RWN

Chris Christie’s War on Women and the Second Amendment: RS
Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick’s (D-AZ) campaign float spurns U.S. flag for Mexico's: RS
Socialist Bernie Sanders Considering 2016 Run as Democrat: Politico

Economy

FOMC Preview: More Tapering: CalcRisk
The Latest Action of Teacher's Unions: Ban Them: Karl Denninger
Sears: The end is coming soon: John Ruberry

Scandal Central

R.I.P. the United States of America Unless Republicans Take the Senate: Sara Noble
Sotomayor Fears Drones Yet Votes To Strip Citizenry Of Arms: Tony Oliva
DOJ, Democrat Elijah Cummings spin together for the IRS: LI

Emerson on Fox with Judge Pirro: How the US is Manipulating the Truth on Radical Islam: IPT
Bombshell Emails: WH, Dept. of Labor Hid Illegal Obama Fundraiser Hilda Solis’ Schedule: DC
Connect the dots: Obama met with cleric who supports Hezbollah on 9/11: Allen West

Climate & Energy

DHS: EMP threat ‘very much on our radar screen’: Josh Peterson
Plunging Oil Prices Are a Geopolitical Boon for the U.S.: AmInt
Antarctic Sea Ice Reaches Record Levels, Scientists Blame Extra Ice on Warming (Of Course): Lid

Media

The Liberal Gilded Age: WFB
NBC Laments Hillary May Not Be Liberal Enough For Dems in 2016: MRC
Progs Have a Secret Weapon to Win the Midterms: Scoop

Monogamy is unnatural: Matt Walsh
Sudden Onset Lesbian Syndrome: R.S. McCain
ABC’s Karl: ‘Is Hillary Clinton…Too Hawkish’ For Democrats In 2016?: MRC

Is The Democrat Party Proud of its History of Slavery & Segregation?: RS
NBC’s idea of home invasion defense: Bug spray, treat burglar ‘like royalty’: Unyielding
After Kelly File Interview, CAIR Flack Compares Fox News Viewers to ISIS: Tim Graham

World

Saddam Hussein's Ghost: Michael Weiss
The Headchopper Next Door: Daniel Greenfield
Even Senile Old Harry Reid Knows Hamas is just as bad as ISIS: Hayom

Barack Obama’s Biggest Lie: Roger L. Simon
Congress Must Reject President Obama’s Plan for the Syrian Rebels: Erick Erickson
“Best Military Advice” on Plan to Defeat ISIS Rejected by Obama: RWN

Kerry Goes To Cairo To Round Up Support For The “Optical War” On NI-ISIS: Treehouse
A Royal Mess: Walter Russell Mead
How’s that “Opposite World” Working Out For You?: MOTUS

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

The NSA and GCHQ Campaign Against German Satellite Companies: The Intercept
The Mathematics of Ebola Trigger Stark Warnings: Act Now or Regret It: Wired
Predicting and Preventing the Spread of Infectious Disease with Google Earth: SingularityHub

Cornucopia

NYC Muslim Day Parade 2014: Urban Infidel
Star Trek’s U.S.S. Enterprise to Boldly Go Back to the Workshop: AirSpaceMag
Thirteen Year Mystery of Wedding Photo Found in 9/11 Rubble Has Amazing Conclusion: FNI

Image: How’s that “Opposite World” Working Out For You?
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QOTD: "Even if Scotland stays in [the UK], the British political establishment has been tried and found wanting in this referendum; unfortunately it is not alone. The leaders of the European Union have conspicuously and repeatedly failed to master the vital and urgent issues that confront them. The euro has ruined and embittered a third of the European Union; populist movements of protest and resistance are bringing fascism back from the grave in more than one country. Outside, the enemies of every European ideal are gathering strength; inside, voters across Europe increasingly find the post-War social-democratic order bland, remote, and overbearing. Meanwhile, the European political class has been less concerned to fill key posts with the right people than with people of the right gender; as an obscure ancient sage once put it, they tithe mint and dill and cumin while neglecting the weightier matters of the law.

The fecklessness, alas, does not stop at the Atlantic. As the Washington political class gazes listlessly at the near-collapse of our foremost ally, and at the accelerating decline and decoherence of the region upon which we most rely (if most take for granted) in preserving world order, what has been our response? The State Department clings to legalistic pronouncements that Scottish independence in an internal United Kingdom matter. President Obama visited the UK for the NATO summit, but spent more time visiting Stonehenge than making the case to Scots and others that our work is not done in this world and that these are dangerous times in which the west needs to stick together.

If the President of the United States doesn’t make the case for the pillars of the international order—NATO, the EU, and, yes, even the integrity of the UK—it’s not clear who else can or will. What is clear is that if the case isn’t made and made well, even the most basic institutions on which we all rely will gradually and inexorably decline and, in due course, fall apart." --Walter Russell Mead