Sunday, December 21, 2014
Barack Obama, Eric Holder, Al Sharpton, and Bill DeBlasio own this madness.
Santa Cruz, CA, Dec. 18, 2014 – Twenty-two groups wrote to nine University of California (UC) Chancellors today, demanding they publicly state their commitment to upholding UC policies which prohibit academic student employees (ASEs) from using their instructional positions to promote a boycott of Israel.
“We represent 22 organizations with hundreds of thousands of members and supporters nationwide, who are deeply concerned for the safety and well-being of Jewish students at colleges and universities across the country in light of the rising tide of anti-Israel sentiment and the rapid growth of the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement on many campuses,” wrote the groups. “While we support the right of every member of UAW 2865 to exercise his or her freedom of speech outside of the instructional setting, we are greatly concerned that these union members, who are responsible for instructing hundreds of thousands of undergraduate students, will bring their unscholarly, politically motivated and antisemitic propaganda and advocacy into UC classrooms, where it certainly does not belong.”
The BDS movement has become increasingly explicit in expressing its ultimate goal of eliminating Israel. This goal was echoed by members of the UAW 2865 BDS Caucus panel at UC Berkeley last month, when they stated that the purpose of BDS is “isolating Zionism” and “bringing down Israel.” In embracing a movement that calls for the elimination of the world’s only Jewish state, UAW 2865 members are trafficking in open antisemitism.
Furthermore, the BDS movement calls for a campaign of anti-normalization whose goal is to delegitimize and silence anyone who accepts the legitimacy of Israel. On numerous college campuses, including at the University of California, aggressive anti-normalization campaigns have targeted Jewish and pro-Israel students for harassment, intimidation, bullying and physical assault.
As we all know, the President has recently announced executive action on immigration — what he calls “deferred action” for millions of aliens who are here illegally, but who have children who were born here and are therefore U.S. citizens.
Immigration law is very complicated, but here’s the bottom line: If you are a foreign national and a parent of a U.S. citizen, when that child reaches age 21, assuming you haven’t committed certain crimes or done certain other things, you can get a green card and, eventually, citizenship.
However, if you crossed the U.S. border illegally — “entered without inspection” as the law says — you first have to leave the country, wait a period of either 3 or 10 years before returning (depending on how long you had resided in the U.S.) and then come back into the United States lawfully in order to get back on the path to citizenship.
That’s how the system is designed to work. That’s what the law says.
But the President is now opening a huge loophole, using a program called “advance parole,” that will allow millions of illegal aliens, who are not currently eligible for citizenship, to bypass the rules and become eligible for green cards and eventually citizenship.
Here’s how it works:
Nation2 NYC Cops Executed in Revenge Attack for Eric Garner: GWP
NYPD Shooter Was Muslim: Sooper
NYPD cop killer: "I’m Putting Wings On Pigs Today": PoliceOne
More MS-13 gang members invading border in Texas: FAM
The Extraordinary Life of Barack Obama’s Imaginary Son: Stephen Miller
Where is Obama while cops are being executed? Golfing, of course: WZ
Cuba's new day: not freedom, an American president's betrayal: Ferrer
Saving Comrade Castro: Sultan Knish
Rand Just Doesn't Understand: Stephen F. Hayes
Primary Opposition Emerges for CRomnibus Backer Diane Black (R-TN): CHQ
Rahm Emanuel’s Son Robbed in “World Class” Chicago: RebelPundit
Prosecutor, Sheriff Say They Will Not Comply With I-594: Bob Owens
EconomyFewer US-Born Americans Have Jobs Now Than In 2007: DC
Immigrant workers account for all employment growth since 2007: Exam
30% of U.S. population growth will be immigrants, 78 million by 2060: Exam
Scandal CentralOur Jails Are a Scandal : Kevin D. Williamson
US reportedly asks China to help curb North Korea's cyberattack abilities: Fox
Disturbing details in Darren Sharper rape case come out during hearing: NOLA
Climate & EnergyThe 100-Year-Old Electric Car: Jay Leno
Global Warming, Empty Gestures: RWN
Is The Speedy Decline Of Oil Prices A Good Thing?: RWN
MediaAl Sharpton On NYPD Killings: I Never Encouraged Violence: WZ
Congratulations Al Sharpton-->Two NYPD Cops Killed Execution Style: Lid
Comcast / MSNBC Should Cancel Sharpton TODAY: DTG
Just 8 Days Ago In NYC, Protesters Chanted for Cop-Killing: RWN
Al Sharpton’s Group Got Exactly What They Demanded: Dead Cops: DownTrend
Video Shows NYPD Officers Literally Turning Their Backs On Mayor De Blasio: Surge
Baby, There’s a Lot of Hoden Angst Outside: Ed Driscoll
As Muslims flee to Maine, interpreter tells of their pain: Stripes
One Weird Trick From Dr. Claus To Make Your Life Perfect this Christmas: MOTUS
WorldSupporting Repression and Torture in Cuba: Fay Voshell
Obama sends 1,000 paratroopers to Iraq to provide advice: RS
Obama sends four Gitmo detainees who were held for a decade back to Afghanistan: Scoop
UN Sending Tens of Thousands of Islamic Refugees to the U.S. Again This Year: Sara Noble
ISIS selling human organs harvested from living hostages and its own dead to fund terror: RWN
Surprise of the week: King Raul vows not to change anything at all: Carlos Eire
Geert Wilders to Be Tried for Thought Crime: MB
French Police Kill Knife-Wielding Man Who Attacked Them In Police Station, Yelling “Allahu Akbar!”: WZ
Venezuela is a Goner: AmInt
Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)Sony Hackers Make New Demands… This Is What Happens When You Negotiate With Terrorists: Mac Slavo
The Day Einstein Feared Has Arrived: ZH
Driving the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S: Robb Report
CornucopiaLife is beautiful: Ace
The Haircut: Bleeding Brain
Barry Mitsvah: Hopenchange
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QOTD: "Obama began his Castro speech with a lie, declaring, “The United States of America is changing its relationship with the people of Cuba.”
The Cuban people have no relationship with the United States because they have no free elections and no say in how they are governed. The only Cubans who have a relationship with the United States fled here on rafts.
Obama did not make his dirty deal with the Cuban people. He made it in a marathon phone call with the Cuban dictator. When Obama claims that his deal with Raul Castro represents a new relationship with the people of Cuba, he is endorsing a Communist dictatorship as the legitimate representative of the Cuban people.
This is a retroactive endorsement of the Castro regime and its entire history of mass murder and political terror. Obama is not trying to “open up” Cuba as he claimed. He likes Cuba just the way it is; Communist and closed.
Obama did not consult the Cuban people, just as he did not consult the American people. He disregarded the embargo, Congress, the Constitution and the freedom of the Cuban people. " --Daniel Greenfield
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Mark Levin was less than thrilled to hear that Jeb Bush is running for president.On his radio show, Levin called “the ambition of a single family” a “serious matter.”
“Attempting to hold that office with three different members [of the same family] is worthy of discussion,” said Levin.
He added that this ambition “should concern people who live in a republic.”
Here are five reasons why he thinks so:
1. There Are Others Who Could Serve
“There’s a score of governors, senators and others who are highly qualified on many levels and in many ways to serve as president,” said Levin. “We need a rotation of individuals.”
2. The “Establishment” of the Republican Party Lacks the “Courage and Confidence” to Seek Out Other Candidates
“Why would the Republican Party turn to the same family over and over again? Were their presidencies so outstanding? They weren’t. They were good or fair,” said Levin. “Is the Republican Party this vapid, this weak?”
3. Only “Financiers and Corporatists” Have a “Vested Interest” in Jeb Bush
“There’s no great calling for Jeb Bush to run for president among the grassroots…. We’re not looking for managers of the welfare state, managers of the decline of America… We’re looking for patriots,” said Levin.
The U.S. Department of Commerce informs us that “today’s typical 18- to 34-year-old earns about $2,000 less per year (adjusted for inflation) than their counterpart in 1980.” That is a sharp and painful wage decline for young Americans. What has happened in the labor market since 1980?
Data from the U.S. Census Bureau offers this insight: “From 1930 to 1950, the foreign-born population of the United States declined from 14.2 million to 10.3 million. . . . [but s]ince 1970, the foreign-born population of the United States has increased rapidly due to large-scale immigration.”
Census Bureau statistics report that in 1980, the foreign-born population stood at 14.1 million.
From 1980 through 2013, the immigrant population tripled from 14 million to more than 41 million.
This large increase in the size of the immigrant population is the direct product of policies in Washington.
Legal immigration during the ’80s averaged around 600,000 a year. But since 1990 through today it has averaged about 1 million annually — meaning the annual rate almost doubled. The sustained large-scale flow of legal immigration, overwhelmingly lower-wage and lower-skilled, has placed substantial downward pressure on wages.
We have, right now, a very slack labor market, with more jobseekers than jobs.
The White House has itself estimated that are three unemployed persons for each one job opening. The Economic Policy Institute estimates that, in the construction industry, there as seven unemployed persons for each available job opening.
This large-scale immigration flow, paired with the forces of globalization and automation, has made it ever more difficult for American workers to earn a wage that can support a family.
Consider this report just published in the New York Times:
Obama, on Sony’s decision to cancel the release of “The Interview” (the FBI confirmed that North Korea did, in fact, carry out a cyber attack on Sony):
“I am sympathetic to the concerns they faced, but having said that, yes, I think they made a mistake. I wish they had spoken to me first. I would have told them don’t get into a pattern where you’re intimidated by these kinds of criminal attacks.
In fact, Sony CEO Michael Lynton responded on CNN that Czar Obama was full of it: "...the president, the press and the public are mistaken... We do not own movie theaters. We cannot determine whether or not a movie will be played in movie theaters! I don't know exactly whether he understands the sequence of events that led up to the movie not being shown in the movie theaters. Therefore I would disagree with the notion that it was a mistake."
On relations with the new Republican-controlled Congress in 2014:
“I am sincere when I say I want to work with the new Congress to get things done to make sure government is better and smarter. We saw during the lame duck that perhaps a spirit of compromise may be coming to the fore. I take Speaker Boehner and Majority Leader McConnell at their word.”
The truth, as Democrats and Republicans alike admit, is that Obama never works with Congress directly, never compromises, and despises spending any time on the business of government.
So the notion that Obama "wants to work with the new Congress" is as laughable as it is disingenuous.
On his use of executive actions:
“I am energized and excited and I won’t be stopping for a minute in an effort to make life better for ordinary Americans... Where I see a big problem and opportunity to help the American people, and I am within lawful authority to do it, I will do it.”
As federal judges have already ruled -- in strenuous language -- Obama's executive actions are blatantly unconstitutional and unlawful. For example, Judge Arthur J. Schwab, ruling in a deportation case earlier this week, wrote that "President Obama’s unilateral legislative action violates the separation of powers provided for in the United States Constitution as well as the Take Care Clause, and therefore, is unconstitutional."
Liberal law professor Jonathan Turley of Georgetown likewise ripped Obama's executive order as blatantly outside the scope of lawful behavior: "What the President is suggesting is tearing at the very fabric of the constitution... I always tell my friends on the Democratic side, we will rue the day when we helped create this uber presidency. What the Democrats are creating is something very very dangerous."
On the Keystone pipeline (incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said this will be Congress’ first order of business):
“It won’t be a huge benefit to U.S. consumers. It will not be a nominal benefit to U.S. consumers. When you consider what we could be doing if we rebuild roads and bridges, there are lot more direct ways to create well paying construction jobs.
Well paying construction jobs? Like those the Stimulus was supposed to create? As anyone who has graduated from sixth grade could tell you, Keystone would create "thousands of jobs", increase "economic security for the U.S.", and -- unlike Obama's failed "Stimulus" -- is actually "shovel-ready".
On the state of black America:
“Like the rest of America, black America in the aggregate is better off than when I came into office."
Since Obama took office, unemployment, poverty, and dependency on government are all up for vast segments of the black community. And, of course, as even the ludicrously biased Politico admits, race relations have worsened dramatically under Obama.
In short, Obama's ridiculous press conference was a cacophony of lies. It was a symphony of propaganda that perfectly befits the most lawless and most deceptive president in American history.
Hat tip: BadBlue News.
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Hillary Was Behind Cuba Deal: WFB
Rand Paul's Cuba Moment: Amy Miller
White House Fears 'President Cruz' Will Overturn Exec Amnesty: Breitbart
Sony exec fires back at President Obama: Frank Pallotta
Obama praises LeBron James for wearing 'I can't breathe' shirt: The Hill
Should Mark Levin -- or Peter Wehner -- Leave The GOP?: Dan Riehl
Boston Bombing Victim Confronts "Free Jahar" Protesters: RWN
U.S. College Chancellors Admit BDS Goal Is “Bringing Down Israel”: Sentinel
Obama's Year-Ending Presser: But I’m Not Done Yet!: MOTUS
CT Supreme Court: Knives, Batons Protected By 2nd Amendment: Bob Owens
Two More People Burned Alive During Possible Gang Violence: Treehouse
EconomyIRS Commissioner: cutting our budget means civilization is doomed: RS
Revisiting Krugman's idiocy, re: Japan: Matt Stoller
How crony capitalism is undermining US entrepreneurship: James Pethokoukis
Scandal CentralNIH: No $$$ for Ebola Vaccine, $100 Mil for Meditation: Daniel Greenfield
Craven Legislators Form Secretive Gun Control Group: Bob Owens
Woman who started viral “I’ll ride with you” story admits it was totally fake: Poor Richard
NY Mayor de Blasio Claims City Open for All Illegals, But Builds Fence Around His Own Home: LibertyNews
Two Penn. Democrats Indicted for Taking Bribes to Oppose Voter ID Laws: LibertyNews
Parents left with $1million in hospital bills after toddler son disfigured in botched SWAT raid: DailyMail
Climate & EnergyEPA sets first national standard for coal waste: CNS
EPA punts decision on methane regs: The Hill
EPA chief: Extreme cold weather boosting global warming plan: Susan Page
MediaNo Superheroes In ‘The Interview’ Capitulation: Jonah Goldberg
George Clooney discovers the essential uselessness of the Hollywood he helped create: Moe Lane
Was 'The Washington Post' Hacked? (Or Is It Snowing In Hell?): Lid
Courting Disaster: View From the Porch
One In Five People Who Write For Rolling Stone Are Morons: Ann Coulter
“I’m Too Spooky for My Soul; Too Sexy, In My Soul”: MOTUS
WorldExcuse Me, But We Are Not “Isolationists”: Dana Loesch
REPORT: Hamas diverting reconstruction materials to repair damaged tunnels into Israel: Scoop
The Countdown to the Next Gaza Conflict Has Begun: Yaakov Lappin
It's Kim's World. We Just Live in It.: Mark Steyn
Sony hack: China may have helped North Korea, US states: Telegraph
New Photos of Russian Planes intercepted by Norwegian Fighter Jets: Aviationist
State Department: ‘The Interview’ and Mohammad Film We Condemned NOT In 'Same Category': TR
Cuba’s dissident movement react to Obama’s unilateral concessions to the apartheid Castro dictatorship: Babalu
Outrage in India as alleged mastermind of Mumbai mass terror attacks is released on bail by Pakistan: BNI
Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)What Ever Happened to Bitcoin?: LI
Why Is Yahoo Still So Bad At The Basics?: TC
The Real Thing the Sony Hack Exposes Is Hypocrisy: Appy Geek
CornucopiaUndeniable Truth: LL101
Iconic Hollywood Sign Gets an Updated: Crashr
Shocking photo reveals where Kim Jong-un got idea to target, intimidate filmmakers: Twitchy
Image: Pic Of The Day: Obama Sniffs Cuban Cigar Hours After Lifting Embargo
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QOTD: "...justifying his new, unilateral (remember when that used to be a bad thing?) Cuba policy, Barry told us:
“If you’ve done the same thing for 50 years and nothing’s changed you should try something different if you want a different outcome.”
Maybe he should send the same message to his own party, because after 50 years and trillions of dollars, the results of the Great Society’s War on Poverty are less than spectacular..." --MOTUS
Friday, December 19, 2014
China Tests Ballistic Missile That Uses Guidance Technology Traded by Bill Clinton for Campaign Donations
Defense: China has just tested a new intercontinental ballistic missile that can deliver up to 10 independently targeted nuclear warheads, using technology given to them on President Clinton's watch to launch communications satellites.
The Dec. 13 test of the DF-41 was the third for the new weapon. But it marked the first test of a multiple independently targetable re-entry vehicle, or MIRV, technology and raises by an order of magnitude the nuclear threat to the U.S. as China continues its massive arms buildup. And disturbingly, the threat is in large part of our own making.
"The DF-4, which could be deployed as early as 2015, may carry up to 10 MIRVs, and have a range as far as 7,456 miles, allowing it to target the entire continental United States," according to the latest report produced for Congress by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
"China could use MIRVs to deliver nuclear warheads on major U.S. cities and military facilities as a means of overwhelming (existing) U.S. ballistic missile defenses," the report added.
a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed jointly against the Department of Justice (DOJ). We want “any and all records” relating to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks on the award-winning correspondent. The request includes correspondence between Attkisson and FBI agents.
According to documents obtained by Judicial Watch one month ago, the DOJ and the White House targeted the former CBS correspondent as a result of her investigations into the growing Operation Fast and Furious scandal. In an October 4, 2011, email to White House Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz, Attorney General Eric Holder’s top press aide, Tracy Schmaler, described Attkisson as “out of control.” Schmaler added ominously, “I’m also calling Sharryl’s [sic] editor and reaching out to Scheiffer” (an apparent reference to CBS’ Chief Washington Correspondent and Face the Nation moderator Bob Scheiffer). Schultz responded, “Good. Her piece was really bad for the AG.”
Leaving no stone unturned, the Judicial Watch/Attkisson lawsuit specifically asks for:
"I apologized for taking such a long time," Obama said... According to the president, Raul Castro proceeded to speak to Obama uninterrupted for 30 minutes.
I tremble to think what additional damage this President will do to liberty, both here and abroad, in his remaining 25 months in office. Twenty. Five. Months.
Hat tip: BadBlue News.
NationWhy Obama Loves Dictators: Sara Noble
Norks Nix Yanks' Pix: Mark Steyn
‘Racial’ Cop Stories That Didn’t Make The Cut: Larry Elder
Mrs. Obama’s Tall Tales of Racialized Victimhood: Michelle Malkin
Sanctuary City Mayor Orders Security Fence, For His House: Sara Noble
Did Obama’s new Cuba policy just launch Rubio’s presidential campaign?: LI
The Empire Strikes Back: Jeff Sessions out as Budget Committee Chair: RS
Once Again, the Establishment Cries Foul Over a Stand for Principle: FW
Why the Individual Mandate is Still Super Unpopular: Julie Borowski
The Perfect Ticket: Clinton-Bush: Rush
GOP Sen. Mark Kirk Vows To Screen “The Interview” At Fundraisers: Surge
Surprise! Rauner says IL budget problems worse than expected: ABC-7
EconomyReminder to the Uninsured: Obamacare Fines are Coming: RS
Shumlin: Single-payer ‘greatest disappointment of my political life’: Watchdog
CBS Poll: Fewer Americans Find Healthcare Affordable: Lid
Scandal CentralMO Lt. Gov. Demands That DOJ Make Ferguson Findings Public: Dana Loesch
Anti-Semites at Harvard to Stop Buying SodaStream Machines: NRO
Colorado sued by neighboring states over legal pot: Trevor Hughes
Climate & EnergyEPA: Time to Abolish, Not Merely Restrict: William F. Jasper
Energy usage reports designed to shame, VT couple says: Bruce Parker, Watchdog
MediaPresident Obama Rewards Media Matters with a Political Nomination: PJM
Fake Conservatives In The Media: Cliff Kincaid
Nitwit Punk Seth Meyers: I'm OK With Elizabeth Warren Controlling My Money: NB
Capitulation Complete: Paramount Bans Showing of Team America: World Police: Ed Driscoll
When Hollywood Had Stones: The Stooges' gutsy move: IMDB
Bill Ayers applauds Obama's Cuba move, wants continued Cuban protection of fugitive terrorist: Marathon
WorldTop 10 Lies in Obama's Cuba Speech : Breitbart
Cuba: Why was it decided secretly, and is it now open season on American kidnappings?: Allen West
Deal between U.S., Cuba culminated 18 months of secret talks: Miami Herald
EU Backs Palestinian Dictatorship: Khaled Abu Toameh
Hamas's International Triangle of Bases: Gaza, Turkey and Qatar: IPT
Woman who inspired #illridewithyou after Sydney jihad siege now admits she “editorialized”: JihadWatch
Cuba: What is the regime going to do?: Fausta
Australia, ISIS And The Role Of Guns: Herschel Smith
Islamic State Jihadi has executed at least 150 women in Fallujah, some pregnant: Scoop
Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)How to Lose a Cyberwar with North Korea: RS
2014 TopSpeed Performance Car Of The Year: TopSpeed`
In Just 22 Years, Car Theft Rates Have Plunged by 58 Percent: AutoTrends
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Touching Obama's robe somehow makes liars of everyone who surrounds him: Obiter Dictum
Meet the 'accidental American' with a big tax bill: Sophia Yan
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QOTD: "Jeb Bush has made it clear that he wants to win the Republican nomination without needing the votes of the Republican base, i.e., the Tea Party.
He doesn't want to have to sell his soul for the Tea Party vote. What that means is, he doesn't want to have to pretend to be a conservative at any time during the primary to get the Tea Party or conservative vote... He's not gonna pander. And as evidence, I offer you this from the Washington Times. This is back in 2009, May 3 of 2009, but it's important that you have this in the hopper.
"Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Saturday that it’s time --" this is May 3rd of 2009, so five years ago, admittedly, but it fits nicely with yesterday. "Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Saturday that it’s time for the Republican Party to give up its 'nostalgia' for the heyday of the Reagan era and look forward, even if it means stealing the winning strategy deployed by Democrats in the 2008 election." --Rush Limbaugh