Markey’s Tax Fetish
Ed Markey has a tax fetish. It’s a serious problem. He voted 271 times for tax increases as a congressman, and in a time where more small business are firing than hiring, he’s sure to continue that trend on a national level. Keeping the tradition as a New England liberal, Markey has yet to find a tax increase he doesn’t like.
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DSCC Attacks Possible Challenger To Sen. Mark Pryor Over…Iran???
What do you do when you have no heavyweight candidates in any key senate races for next year? You go on a rather cantankerous rant against candidates who may, or may not, be running. In Arkansas, where Democrats are defending the highly vulnerable Sen. Mark Pryor, the DSCC has done just that, with a rather comical attack on Republican Congressman Tom Cotton over Iran. On | Read More »
Teachers Target Forced Union Dues In California
In the People’s Republic of California, ten teachers are suing over forced union dues. With Unions engaging in political activity, these teachers feel that adhering to so-called “agency shop laws” violates their constitutional rights to free speech. Even if teachers disagree with their union, or their political activities, they still have to fork over cash. The Center for Individual Rights (CIR), who has taken their | Read More »
SHHH! DOJ Appealed Federal Court To Keep James Rosen Investigation Secret
Ryan Lizza at the New Yorker, who’s been doing some great reporting on the government’s monitoring of Fox News’ James Rosen, has a new bombshell development that nicely compliments Holder’s alleged perjury: the DOJ tried to keep the search secret. Lizza wrote today that the Obama administration argued that the warrant be kept secret since they would need to monitor Rosen’s private emails for an extended period of time. | Read More »
Eric Holder Personally Signed Warrant To Search James Rosen’s Emails
So, Attorney General Holder personally signed off on the warrant to search James Rosen’s emails. Rosen, a Fox News journalist, was targeted by the administration in 2009 in possible connection to a leak in the State Department over his story about North Korea. After this revelation, the DOJ seized Rosen’s phone records, personal emails, and even looked into his parents’ phone records. Holder has recused himself during | Read More »
White House Chief of Staff Knew About IRS Targeting Last Month
The Obama administration’s Hans Schultz strategy is wearing thin. The “I Know Nothing” approach to these scandals has only exacerbated the problem. So, concerning the IRS, what did the president know, and when did he know it? Yes, it’s a throwback to Sen. Howard Baker’s famous question during Watergate, which Rick Moran cited in his May 17 post. We don’t know yet, but it seems White House Chief | Read More »
Was The Franklin Center Targeted?
In the wake of the IRS scandal, it was discovered that the Leadership Institute was targeted with what is being described as a “yearlong harassing audit.” The Leadership Institute trains conservative activists across the country. The Washington Free Beacon’s CJ Ciaramella cited Morton Blackwell, LI’s founder and president, yesterday saying, “the IRS’ indefensible behavior is worse than we first thought, as it targeted both new and existing conservative groups in | Read More »
Inside Baseball: The Ed Markey Fundraiser
So, this past week Rep. Ed Markey held a fundraiser, which was co-hosted by lobbyist – and ex-Gore Chief of Staff – Ron Klain. Klain is a former lobbyist of Fannie Mae, and Markey voted in favor of the Fannie and Freddie bailouts. Hence, Ron’s invite was a top priority. In all, it was a lobbyist-heavy, DC insider-packed event, which isn’t the crowd a man | Read More »
Another Kermit Gosnell Is Operating In Texas
With the conclusion of the trial involving Philly abortionist Kermit Gosnell, another may be in the works. This time we’re in Texas. Sordid details have been documented about an abortionist, who twisted the heads off of babies. Additionally, he allegedly ripped living babies apart during the procedure. As Live Action’s investigation into the late-term abortion industry have exposed, Gosnell is not alone. Steven Ertelt at Life News reported | Read More »
CIA Requested al-Qaeda References Be Removed From Benghazi Talking Points
Today, the White House released their set of emails relating to the drafting of the Benghazi talking points, and all the revisions it went through. In all, it was about 100 pages. Also, Politico is reporting that the CIA “requested” that references to al-Qaeda be “scrubbed” from the talking points. The White House on Wednesday released what it calls a complete set of emails and documents totaling | Read More »