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Outrageous IRS Commissioner False Claim: ‘Whenever we can, we follow the law’

September 16, 2014 1 comment

Outrageous IRS Commissioner False Claim: ‘Whenever we can, we follow the law’American Thinker ^ | 09/16/2014 | By Mark J. FitzgibbonsPosted on 9/16/2014, 12:44:34 PM by SeekAndFindInternal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen made a disturbing statement before Congress that the IRS follows the law “whenever we can.”

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Judge Andrew P. Napolitano – Waging War | LibertyNEWS.com

September 12, 2014 1 comment

James Madison is commonly referred to as the Father of the Constitution in large measure because, in the secrecy of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787, he kept the most complete set of notes.

He also had a very keen mind and a modest demeanor and an uncanny ability to solidify consensus around basic principles that are woven into the Constitution.

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Obama Has Declared Himself King…

September 6, 2014 1 comment

Obama Has Declared Himself King

Townhall.com ^ | September 5, 2014 | Conn CarrollPosted on 9/6/2014, 11:10:51 AM by Kaslin

Resident Obama promised to “degrade and ultimately destroy” the Islamic State Friday, but do not expect him to ask permission from Congress anytime soon.

The Daily Beast‘s Josh Rogin reports: The administration has now reported to Congress three times under the War Powers Resolution about U.S. military force in Iraq; the first report was filed Aug. 8 and the most recent was filed Sept. 1.

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Government Inspectors Generals Describe Atmosphere of Restricted Access

August 11, 2014 1 comment

Government Inspectors Generals Describe Atmosphere of Restricted Access

Canada Free Press ^ | 08/11/14 | Alan JoelPosted on 8/11/2014, 3:04:27 PM by Sean_Anthony

Majority of the Inspectors General find themselves unable to perform their duties to audit the federal governmentInspectors General yes, that’s the plural are considered watchdogs for the government.

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Their jobs primarily focus on “uncovering waste, fraud, and mismanagement”, which is an important function to keep government programs and agencies in check.A serious breach of trust is evident, therefore, when 47 of 73 Inspectors General pen a letter to Congress describing “serious limitations on access to records.” That’s 64% of the total watchdogs who express such concerns.

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“…Nixon might have skated if he employed the tactics President Barack Obama’s is using in handling his controversies.“I think we have gone backwards since that time…”… ~ Attkinson: Journalism Has ‘Gone Backwards’ Since Days Of Woodward, Bernstein

August 10, 2014 2 comments

…..Sharyl Attkisson, formerly an investigative reporter with CBS News, where she resigned after becoming disenfranchised with the editorial direction of CBS, suggested that had the Watergate scandal happened today,

Nixon might have skated if he employed the tactics President Barack Obama’s is using in handling his controversies.“I think we have gone backwards since that time where we felt empowered as journalists.

 

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to think what would happen today during a Nixon-type scandal,” Attkisson said. “Nixon would basically refuse to turn over tapes to Congress.

His aides would refuse to testify to Congress or would take the Fifth [Amendment] or lie to Congress with a fair amount of impunity..

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EPA’s latest power grab: Wage garnishment…

July 17, 2014 2 comments

“We’ve got to ride the global-warming issue. Even if the theory of global warming is wrong, we will be doing the right thing in terms of economic policy and environmental policy.”– Tim Wirth, former member of Congress, U.S. under secretary of state for global affairs, “Science Under Siege,” 1993The unconstitutional capitalism killer, the Environmental Protection Agency EPA, has been busy while Americans have been fighting the latest surge of illegal aliens flooding the Texas border.

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It’s important to know the back story of the EPA. Article I, Section 8, of the U.S. Constitution does not authorize Congress to legislate in the area of the environment; therefore, the agency is unconstitutional.

All 50 states of the union have their own version of the EPA as authorized under the 10th Amendment. There is no need for a federal agency.

 

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Did Obama Lose His Pen and Phone at the Border?

July 11, 2014 2 comments

Investor’s Business Daily ^ | 07/10/2014 | IBD StaffPosted on 7/11/2014, 9:37:19 AM by IBD editorial writerLeadership: All year long, President Obama has bragged that if Congress didn’t act on his legislative agenda, he’d do so on his own. But when it comes to the border crisis, he says his hands are tied.Back in January, Obama labeled 2014 a “year of action.” He said, “I’ve got a pen and I’ve got a phone” and promised to use them to “take executive actions and administrative actions” if Congress failed to get things done.

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English: Barack Obama delivers a speech at the University of Southern California (Video of the speech) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

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