SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois House could vote on legislation next week that could remove Second Amendment rights if a person simply possesses a gun, and someone feels threatened by it, the Illinois State Rifle Association says.
"HB 3160 would allow an individual’s family members, law enforcement or roommates to petition the court for an ex parte restraining order if they consider the individual to be a danger to themselves or others simply because the individual owns, possesses or purchases a firearm," the ISRA says in an alert to its members.
By Irene F. Starkehaus -
"Every time I think about those kids, it gets me mad," President Barack Obama cried out to his obedient sycophants in the MSM as he brushed the shimmering tear from his cheek before launching into his tinned "if we can save one child's life" homily that is inevitably trudged out to validate the escalating deterioration of the American legislative process.
With that, Barack Obama signed into existence his executive order on additional background checks for gun purchases that would delineate the powers of yet another extra-constitutional agency – this one we know as the ATF - thereby crowning himself Emperor and Chief with all the Napoleonic flair he could muster.
By Irene F. Starkehaus -
The Leadership Institute under the banner of Campus Reform has a rather festive video that entertains what they describe as the Twelve Bans of Christmas. Sung to the tune of the Twelve Days of Christmas, Campus Reform documents twelve egregious anti-religion policies that have been put in place by universities throughout the country to protect the snowflake Millennials from exposure to oppressive Judeo-Christian hegemony:
It'd be so flipping adorable if it wasn't so flipping horrifying. This list, sadly, is not all inclusive and doesn't even necessarily document the worst offenses being forced upon students in the name of inclusion. Take as a for instance an event hosted by the Muslim Students Association at a Vernon Hills High School here in Illinois called "Walk a Mile in Her Hijab" where non-Muslim girls were recently taught proper etiquette and techniques for hiding their wicked, whorish hair for the greater glory of Allah. (For clarity, this was not an extracurricular activity.)
By Irene F. Starkehaus -
Another mass shooting, another call for increased gun control, another proclamation from the podium that you – yes, you must pay for the evil that other men do.
So people are getting shot? And you no longer believe that a quick trip to the grocery store won't end with you dying in a pool of your own blood?
Well, what did you expect? It's your guns and your God and your big, fat mouths that are the problem here. You brought this upon yourselves because you won't accept new gun control laws; you won't reign in your political dialog about your First Amendment rights; and you won't hand over your existing guns so as to let the government sort out the possible dangers for you.
Hear ye! Hear ye! If you would simply curtail your free speech, your belief in the Judeo-Christian God of all creation and your exercise of your Second Amendment rights, people would stop shooting at you.
Just shut up and hand over your guns. The problem will be solved.
By John F. Di Leo -
September was another month of murders in Chicago.
We have seen the murder rate – and the attempted murder rate, too – skyrocket in recent years, in Chicago, Baltimore, New York, St. Louis … all homes of half a century or more of liberal policies, all laboratories of Leftist solutions, all booming centers of the modern welfare state and the omnipresent leviathan. How could this happen, we ask ourselves? Why is the murder rate up?
By Irene F. Starkehaus -
It's an odd dichotomy being a helicopter mom to teenagers in these ruthless days. I still feel this Rambo – First Blood type of protection for them. It's present just under the surface of what the world views as serenity. I silently convulse somewhere between that instinctive need to block and tackle anyone who thinks he's going to mess with my kids versus letting my children go to become the adults that they need to be.
Odder still is the dialog that I had recently with these young adults – my children. In spite of the fact that I could have literally held them in the palm of my hand not so long ago, they now tower above me while still gazing down upon me like I have all the answers.
Given the subject matter, it turns out that I have very few tangible answers for them. Mostly, I have instructions.
By Irene F. Starkehaus -
For those who have never been to an event like CPAC before, being there is very much like a Chauncey Gardiner experience. Countless people in attendance, including those in the audience, were there to be seen rather than to learn. What a thrill it was to be in a room with so many political masterminds who are the unique solution to everybody's problems. I don't know much about what CPAC was in the past, but in its current format, the event is more like an episode of the Bachelor than a concerted effort to showcase the rising stars and the cultural trends of conservative action. So many instructors. So few pupils.
So little genuine respect or awe for the wonder that is the great American experiment.
The real lesson of CPAC 2015 is that the conservative movement should end its manufacture of personality cults and get serious about the direction of the Republican Party. For all the people parading across the stage…and – wow – there are an ungodly number of people who feel entitled to the American presidency…only a few offered any substantive reason why they actually deserve the privilege.
Entitlement is the name of the game, I guess. What's sadly lacking in the process is the slightest bit of humility before the challenge of this historical imperative.
By Teri O'Brien -
If anything captures the state of a hobbled, declining America under President Payback, it is this headline from Friday's Wall Street Journal story about the cyber-terrorist attack by the North Koreans on Sony Pictures: "U.S. Struggles for Response to Hack." The story goes on to quote another hack, Obama spokes imbecile, the inappropriately named Josh Earnest, saying that the Regime is seeking a "proportional" response.
History has shown that the Obama administration has a very twisted and skewed view of proportionality. Five Islamofascist terrorists for 1 deserter. Three citizens of a brutally repressive regime that harbors American fugitives who killed Americans, one of the three convicted of attempted murder, in exchange for an American hostage whose crime was trying to help the Cuban people get on the internet. A junk-science based "climate change" agreement with China, in which the U.S. agrees to strangle its economy by reducing its carbon emissions by at least 26% from 2005 levels, and the Chinese agree to a "target" of getting 20% of its energy from renewable sources by around 2030, maybe, if they feel like it. China builds one coal burning power plant a month, while Obama's war on coal has destroyed jobs and economic growth in some of the poorest regions of America. Just one month after this "historic" agreement, we learn about the North Korea cyber attack, an event that could not have been accomplished without the assistance of the Chinese.
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By Teri O'Brien -
Seventy-three years ago yesterday, the Japanese attacked the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Today, our liberty hangs in the balance, but not due to any foreign threat, but because of the enemy within, the traitorous, corrupt media, enabling a lawless, gangsta regime, by running endless stories on the irredeemable racism of our country, most of which conflate the Garner case with the Michael Brown incident in Ferguson, Missouri.
As you well know, but for his race, Barack Obama would still be on a Chicago street corner with his clipboard and bullhorn, trying to stir up a sense of entitlement and rage among poor black people. So, the last thing he, and his fellow race baiters like Eric Holder, revered presidential advisor/tax cheat "Rev." Al Sharpton, and his repellant wife, Michelle "Black Solidarity" Obama, want is what Dr. King urged; that is, a society in which people are judged, not by the color of their skin, but the content of their character.
If that lofty and admirable vision were to be realized, where does that leave this passel of mediocre, affirmative-action assisted jerks, all of whom are C players, at best? Their supporting that would make about as much sense as the CEO of McDonald's dreaming of everyone on the planet going vegan. Right on cue, the dead enders of the Occupy Wall Street and anti-globalization imbeciles display their ignorance and even stupidity, staging "die ins" by lying down in the street, and chanting irrational slogans like "Hands up. Don't Shoot," which are at war with the facts in the Ferguson case. Thought experiment: Obama's America, Mobocracy or Idiocracy? Discuss among yourselves.
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By Teri O'Brien -
Start spreading the news, or the plague. Thanks to the ideological fanaticism of the Obama Regime, the deadly Ebola virus has made it to New York City. Not to worry, though, as we are reminded by an endless parade of government apparatchiks. It isn't spread by "casual contact," and can be contracted only by those with direct exposure to the bodily fluids of someone with symptoms, but what does that mean? Bottom line: once again, we're being lied to.
In the interest of political correctness, Obama refuses to seal the border and stop the flights from the Ebola hot zone, and you don't have to french kiss an Ebola patient to have contact with bodily fluids. We'll explain how that could happen, and how you can protect yourself and your family.
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By Teri O'Brien -
How many American children have died from the Enterovirus D-68, or do you call it the “Unaccompanied Alien Minors Virus?” Were illegal alien children shipped all over the United States after this past summer’s invasion to try to cover up the origin of these infections with a virus that hasn’t been seen in the U.S. since 1962, and which some experts consider more dangerous than Ebola? There is evidence that the answer is yes.
Speaking of Ebola, the third-world plague that Obama was eager to see invade our country for reasons stated here, now a Dallas health care worker, probably a nurse, who took care of the late Liberian, Thomas Eric Duncan, is infected, despite taking every precaution recommended by “experts” from the federal government’s CDC. How could that happen? During a Sunday morning news conference on October 12, the CDC director stated that the cause was a "breach of protocol," while other experts are warning that it may too late to stop the spread of this disease in the U.S. If we had only listened to left-wing lunatic Rep. Alan Greyson. Even he could see back in July that we should have shut down flights from West Africa.
It looks like the One has found a worthy successor to his race-baiting disgrace of an Attorney General, Eric Holder, and he’s a doozy. Reports are that he will be named before the election, which is only 23 days away.
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By Teri O'Brien -
Now that Eric Holder has announced that he will step down once his successor has been named, it's time to review some of the greatest hits of his disgraceful tenure, from “race cowards” to his role in ginning up racial resentment in Ferguson, Missouri, and everything in between. Why did he resign now? What have Obama and Reid cooked up for the lame duck session of Congress?
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I just looked at the monitor here in my office and saw two men making some sort of announcement, apparently at the White House. One was a man obsessed with America's irredeemable racism and contemptuous of the rule of law and the U.S. Constitution. The other was Eric Holder, the Attorney General of the United States, at least for the time being. Yes, Eric Holder has resigned, even though Mr. Holder shares Barack Obama's race fixation, which the president displayed again with a cringe-inducing reference to the events in Ferguson, MO during a speech at the United Nations on September 24, 2014. If, while watching that disgusting comment by America's president, you wondered what the robbery of a convenience market and local law enforcement's subsequent actions have to do with vicious, raping, head-chopping terrorists, you obviously don't get it. As Barack and Eric would explain, America sucks because it's racist. End of story, Bitter Clinger. That should have been the title of the book Bill Ayers wrote based on that shoebox of notes Obama dropped off at his house.
An admitted and even proud activist first, and law enforcement officer second, Eric Holder is the perfect Attorney General for the Obama administration, not only because he shares Barack Obama's racialist views and his lack of appreciation for our Founding. Like Barack, he is also "historic." He is the only sitting Cabinet member to have been held in contempt of Congress, for his stonewalling on the Obama administration's despicable anti-2nd amendment racket, the Fast and Furious gun walking scheme. As you well know, that ill-advised policy resulted in the murder of Border Agent Brian Terry in December, 2010.
By John F. Di Leo -
In the case of Kolbe et. al. versus O’Malley, a class of various American individuals, businesses, and associations rightly challenged Maryland’s outrageous 2013 law banning honest, law-abiding citizens from possessing – not just public carrying, but possessing – several classes of firearms, such as the AR-15, and weapons – even pistols! – that hold more than ten rounds.
The Federal District Judge hearing the case, a Clinton appointee named Catherine C. Blake, disregarded both legal precedent and two hundred years of scholarship, in holding, outrageously, that this blatantly unconstitutional state law was constitutional.
Judge Blake declared that AR-15s and similar weapons “fall outside Second Amendment protection as dangerous and unusual arms,” and therefore can be prohibited if a government wants to do so.
By Irene F. Starkehaus -
Being seen by all the very best people supporting the nation's only worthwhile woman's issue and establishing for once and all that he isn't one of those crazy "life" advocates… this is what we must surmise was the strategy of Bruce Rauner based on decisions that our Republican gubernatorial candidate made over the last week with regard to abortion advocacy.
By now we've all been dutifully reminded that Bruce Rauner never actually hid his support for a woman's right to kill her preborn child, so don't panic, conservatives. Remember the mantra. Bruce Rauner is the only Republican candidate for governor who can get Illinois back on track…Rauner's a moderate. He's not an extremist. He has no plans to make abortion an issue because the state has more pressing matters to which it must attend.
With all this practicality in mind, you obviously would never have seen Rauner at the Illinois Right to Life celebration that took place on May 8, 2014 featuring Mike Huckabee as the evening's keynote speaker. After all, any moderate will tell you that people who identify specifically as prolife come off as extreme to the average independent thinker, and it's not the message a sensible candidate would want to send to the voters of Illinois.
So the state's leading social moderate instead decided to emphasize his temperate leanings by attending the ACLUs Bill of Rights Dinner on May 10th with keynote speaker Jan Schakowsky:
"Congresswoman Schakowsky spoke with confidence that reproductive freedom will continue to be protected throughout the states," Ed Yohnka (communications director for the ACLU) said, alluding to ACLU-Illinois' success in warding off attempts to restrict abortion in Illinois."
I'll just bet she's confident. Do you know why Jan Schakowsky spoke with such affirmation about the ever expanding, unaccountable abortion rights in the United States? Because the Democrat Party isn't telling Jan Schakowsky to shut up every time she speaks on the subject of preborn baby killing. Her party staunchly supports her as she stands proudly for unrestricted abortion rights as if this is a conventional conversation to be having in very modern, very moderate Illinois politics.
The Obamas, the most successful race hustlers in the history of this country, continue to play their skin game and exploit their black skin privilege, while the lap dog media continues to dangle shiny objects like the missing Malaysian aircraft, "March Madness," and bootleg butt injections (and you thought it was just Michelle's arms that people envied!) before the American people.
The use of huge posteriors to distract us from Moochelle's latest junket is not the only irony at play here. Yesterday, the First Klingon took a break from her opulent getaway to speak out in favor of free speech and religious freedom. Perhaps her husband's regime, who has unleashed the IRS on his political opposition and is currently in court trying to force religious institutions into violating their beliefs, could consider applying those fine noble principles here in the United States. Is there also a bit of irony in the fact that Michelle, who, along with the rest of this phony bunch, portrays herself as a champion of the "little guy" has a mother who apparently is terrorizing the staff at their Chinese luxury hotel?
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The Obama regime's M.O. is clear, and right out of the Chicago playbook,specifically, as Barack himself has said "punish your enemies," as in anyone who opposes the policies that our enlightened Dear Reader is trying to bestow on us.
Average citizens who dared to get involved with politics by forming and joining Tea Party groups, wealthy contributors to Mitt Romney, filmmaker, author and two-time Teri O'Brien Show guest Dinesh D'Souza all found them on the receiving end of harassment and intimidation from Obama's alphabet soup of tyranny. OSHA, the FEC, and most famously, the IRS have all been used by Obama and his lieutenants in their persecution campaign.
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No surprise. Justice Scalia was right.
Do you have the first clue of the depth of the sinister scheming that has gone on for years to destroy this country? Lawlessness abetted by an ignorant, uninterested public, dumbed down by government schools, at the mercy of activist liberal judges and agenda-driven “public interest” lawyers is helping the Left "transform" America, as our Dear Reader has promised.
As J.D. Longstreet so eloquently stated recently at teriobrien.com, it’s not possible to be free and ignorant.
Recently, two federal judges, one in Virginia, an unqualified appointee, who is like the man who appointed her, Barack Obama, an affirmative action beneficiary, and one in Utah, decided to blow their noses on the Constitution, the rule of law and federalism in the service of advancing so-called "same sex marriage." Who cares if the people of those states oppose that "forward" thinking idea? How did we get to the point in this country that federal judges could disregard the will of the people because of some supposed right to sodomy? To understand that, we have to connect some dots, and learn the shocking facts about the landmark case that set us down the road to Gomorrah.
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Happy President's Day Weekend, Comrades! To celebrate, we'll have an interview with Prof. Paul Kengor, connecting the red dots between Barack Obama, his card-carrying communist mentor Frank Marshall Davis and the rest of the pinko Chicago cabal, including David Axelrod and Valerie Jarrett. (Also, today and tomorrow, to celebrate the holiday, you can download a free copy of The ABC's of Barack Obama: Understanding God's Greatest Gift to America. Details here. Grab it before you lose out!)
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I wish I could take credit for that headline, but I can't. It comes from a spot-on piece that we will discuss on today's show, exploring the destruction of exceptional America, a takedown that was a fantasy shared by all of Barack Obama's communist mentors, from Frank Marshall Davis to Bill Ayers and Jeremiah Wright. Just as heroin addiction is a form of slow motion suicide, so is the gradual "remaking" of this country from one of proud, free men and women enjoying their God-given rights to a nation of supplicants, dependent on the government for subsidence the end of the country we grew up in.
In the wake of California's attempt to do an end run around the 2nd Amendment, Smith and Wesson and Sturm Ruger have elected to leave the state. What are they so upset about? More important, should you also be upset? We'll ask our guest, author and nationally-renowned 2nd amendment attorney David Hardy.
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NOTE: Teri's show will begin 1 hour earlier, at 3 pm Central, to make sure you're ready for kickoff
Like most Americans, I love the Super Bowl, and I want to publicly declare here and now, that, despite years of warnings from feminists, I don't fear being slapped around by the Husband today. Their war on football is gaining traction, but for now, we can still enjoy the game.
It's also Groundhog Day, which is an AWESOME movie, by the way, and in the age of the most lawless regime in American history, is also another way of saying it's another day. While the last century media wants to talk about Chris Christie, Justin Beiber and Amanda Knox, a leftist ideologue continues lying, shucking and jiving to accomplish his "remaking" of America. It's hard to keep track of all the lies and broken promises from the One, but since we watch so you don't have to, we'll remind you of some you may have forgotten, a veritable Super Bowl of lies. Speaking of how we watch so you don't have to, we witnessed Barack Obama's "virtual road trip" on Friday, a Google+ hangout. Based on what we saw there, and in the interview with CNN's Jake Tapper—and I know you may find it difficult to believe—but he may be talking out of both sides of his mouth on the issue of "comprehensive immigration reform." His PR flacks, sometimes called "journalists," are expressing despair after his latest borefest, last Tuesday's State of the Union speech. Is he a "shrinking president," playing small ball instead realizing his ambitious 1st-term agenda? That sort of thing happens when your approval rating drops into the high thirties, but there could be a lot more to it than that. We'll unpack it for you.
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As they released this year's nominations this week, it's a good time to ask an obvious question. Does anyone really care about the Oscars anymore? It seems like they nominate about 75 different entries in every category, most of which very few people have seen.
I don't know about you, but I have a hard time shelling out $20 to go sit in what Jay Leno famously called "the concrete bunker" in the parking lot of the mall, listening to imbeciles talking on their cell phones or to each other, or turning around to see if a bomb is going off, only to see that the sound is actually an enormous porker opening his super-sized Twizzlers, especially since I know that in a few months I can watch the same thing in the comfort and privacy of my own home. The fact that most movies are a major disappointment doesn't inspire me to leave that comfort and privacy.
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From the Chicago Sun-Times (H/T Rebel M):
Reid Schar, the lead prosecutor in Rod Blagojevich’s case, has been tapped to head up the investigation into allegations of political payback under New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s administration.
Schar, who left the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Chicago and joined Jenner & Block, is serving as special counsel.
“We can confirm that the firm has been retained,” Phillip McGowan, Global Communications Manager, tells the Sun-Times, adding that Schar is serving as special counsel.…
Schar was the lead prosecutor in the trial and retrial of disgraced Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich, who is now serving 14 years behind bars after he was convicted of attempting to sell Barack Obama’s vacant U.S. Senate seat.
“It’s vital to have someone of the caliber of Mr. Schar joining us in this effort,” Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson/Bergen) said in a statement. “A potential misuse of taxpayer resources for political purposes is a serious matter that requires an astute legal eye with experience in this realm to help guide the process. I look forward to the assistance he will offer under the leadership of Chairman Wisniewski.”
Gee, you don't suppose--no, now I'm thinking like one of those black helicopter spotting, tinfoil hat wearing conspiracy theory believers, but here goes--is there any chance that someone in the Obama Regime has something to do with this appointment? It's probably just an amazing coincidence, and once again I am just confused.
During one of my first host appearances on Chicago's radio home for Rush Limbaugh, after which I would enjoy several years of terrestrial radio fun there, I expressed my disgust over the fact that feminists had sold young women a bill of goods. Misery loves company, after all, and this bitter, unattractive bunch, with their institutional-style haircuts and their sensible shoes, wanted to make sure if they couldn't get a date, none of us could. The ultimate gulag for women, they explained, was "patriarchy" as embodied by traditional marriage. Many young women dallied with this foolishness during their early twenties, but most outgrew it by graduation. Sadly, many of those who did not found themselves unhappy, lonely and confused as they approached age 40, despite their outward "success."
Today's guest, Chicago writer and school psychologist Bernard Chapin has addressed about the havoc the feminists have wreaked on society, both in his book, Women: Theory and Practice, and at his YouTube channel, Chapin's Inferno.
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Farmer Brown had a large chicken coop on his property. He noticed that foxes were getting in and stealing and eating his chickens, so he determined that he needed to fence it in.
Farmer Brown sought permission from the local government for a high fence. Immediately, the wheels of government started to turn:
Finally, the local government granted Farmer Brown’s request, and allowed him to build an 8’ high fence all around his chicken coops.
There was just one condition: Every eight feet, there had to be a two foot wide, three foot high opening in the fence so that the foxes could get in and out without injuring themselves. And of course, Sheriff Coyote would send Deputy Fox in for inspections once a month at random, just to make sure that the mandatory openings hadn’t been closed off, and, while he was at it, to make sure that the chickens were still tasty.
Farmer Brown was beginning to wonder if it would be worth all the bother after all…
When His Highness returned from his lavish Hawaiian holiday, he left something, or I should say, someone behind, his wife Michelle. The White House explained "As part of her birthday gift from the President, the first lady will remain in Hawaii to spend time with friends ahead of her upcoming 50th birthday." Birthday gift from the President? Isn't the minimum $63,000 it will cost for her to fly back separately actually a gift from you and me, one of a seemingly never-ending series of perqs enjoyed by these two grifters, who have been living large on our dime for over 5 years? It's one thing to watch them live out their belief that reparations have to start somewhere. It adds insult to injury to endure the ridiculous spectacle of people who enjoy a standard of living unheard of in human history repeat threadbare platitudes about "income inequality," when it is their policies that have destroyed opportunity. At least most of the wealthy that they want to steal from to buy votes from their mascot groups have earned what they have. They live in luxury with their money. The Obamas live in even greater luxury on ours.
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The New York Times has a penetrating report out this morning, revealing everything you wanted to know about what really happened in Benghazi on September 11, 2012; that is, if you are hoping to bolster Hillary Clinton's presidential prospects in 2016. I thought it didn't make any difference at this point? What some East Coast Brain afflicted types still consider "the newspaper of record," and the rest of the country considers a joke, claims that we bitter clingers who suggested that the Obama administration, including its uber-competent Secretary of State, dropped the ball were wrong. It wasn't an al Qaeda attack, after all; that is, not CORE al Qaeda. No, your Honor, my client isn't a burglar. He's a robber, not a burglar.
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Whether it’s the democrats in the U.S. Senate, or the Iranians, going nuclear is all the rage.
In yet another brilliant move, the Dear Reader’s regime tells Iran “if you like your enriched uranium, you can keep your enriched uranium,” and, Bitter Clinger, unlike what he told you about your health insurance policy, your doctor, and your hospital, he isn’t lying to the Iranians. Perhaps, he’s confused. The speech that Iran’s Supreme Leader Khamenei made last week, in which he called Israel a “rabid dog,” and accused the United States of war crimes, could have been written by Rev. Jeremiah Wright.
A state sponsor of terrorism with a bomb. What could possibly go wrong? We’ve seen this movie before. It was called “North Korea,” and “Iran” is the sequel. Sec. of State John “Lurch” Kerry assures us that the deal does not include any “right to enrich” uranium. The Iranians disagree, and at least two senators say that the agreement includes a right to enrich. MMM …who to believe? A member of the Obama regime, or the Iranians? Tough call. If Iran gets a nuclear weapon, will Barack tell us that he is sorry the world finds itself in a much more dangerous place because of assurances they got from him?
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On Friday, we noted that after spending nearly four years demonizing “bad apple” insurance companies for selling his simple-minded subjects “substandard” insurance policies, made illegal by his signature “achievement,” suddenly His Royal Highness King Barack has decided that he wants to “work together” to make sure that they can resume doing just that. He invited insurance executives to the White House to apologize to them for all those mean things he said, and to have a friendly exchange of ideas.
No, not really. He invited them to experience the Chicago Way, as in “Nice little company you have there. Shame if anything happened to it.” Of course, it’s not all stick. It turns out there could be a little carrot for the insurance companies if they know what’s good for them and play ball. We’ll unpack that on today’s show.
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Jack Cashill has done it again. He’s a favorite author of Teri O’Brien Show listeners for good reason; specifically, he does the job that the legacy media refuses to do, as in actual journalism that tells us what really happened. He does it the old-fashioned way, by digging deep, assembling the facts and serving up compelling, well-researched articles and books that are a delight to read.
In Deconstructing Obama, he exposed the truth about the actual authorship of Barack Obama’s book, Dreams from My Father. In the article, “Hillary’s First Big Lie,” which he discussed on this edition of the show, he deconstructs the infamous Clinton “60 Minutes” interview, which he considers the moment when public integrity ceased to be an essential character trait for American politicians. The piece appeared in The American Thinker in January, 2013, right after another infamous Clinton moment, Hillary’s shrill “What difference at this point does it make?” remark before a Senate committee, a rather stunning question to ask about the murder of four brave Americans under her watch.
The bio on Doug Truax's website says that he is comfortable in the role of the underdog, and he find himself in that role now in his run for U.S. Senate against national embarrassment Sen. Dick "Eddie Haskell" Durbin. (Remember some of the most disgusting and cringe-inducing episodes in the career of the pudgy huckster? Check out this American Thinker piece for an interesting walk down memory lane.)
I want to ask him if he intends to repeat the very unfortunate mistakes of the slow-motion train wreck of last candidate to run against Dick Durbin, the well-intentioned, but hapless, Dr. Steve Sauerberg. That's what the good doctor gets for not taking my advice. Let me say it again. Never doubt me.
Here we go again. The Lame Stream Media will tell you. So will their fellow sufferers of ECBR (East Coast Brain Rot), establishment Republicans and brilliant analysts like the poster boy for that ailment, Karl Rove. Friday’s vote in the House of Representatives to send the Senate a Continuing Resolution to fund every single thing in the federal government, from the Pentagon to other important expenditures of federal funds like studying the genitalia of waterfowl or figuring out why lesbians are fat, with one notable exception, the heinous (Un)Affordable Care Act was a pointless, and even self-destructive gesture. “It will never work.” “It’s impossible,” they wail.
I’m glad these gutless wonders weren’t around in 1775, or we’d be pledging allegiance to Her Majesty the Queen. Yet, not only has Congress enacted several modifications to Obamacare, which King Barack has signed, he himself has decided to unilaterally delay some provisions, give waivers to some of his friends, and otherwise behave like a dictator. The Constitution gives the power of the purse to the House. You’d think a Constitutional scholar like himself would know that, and certainly not mock the House for exercising its responsibility by making the very bizarre claim last week that their actions are those befitting a “banana republic,” when that label is more appropriate for the lawlessness of his gangsta government.
We might not know who used chemical weapons in Syria, but it’s not as if this latest international crisis hasn’t taught us here in America anything. Barack Obama knows there’s a Congress? Who knew? Just last week, the Regime unilaterally decided to restrict our 2nd amendment rights with a stroke of a pen.
I never thought I’d say it, but at this point, I’m starting to feel a little sorry for Sec. of State, John “Lurch” Kerry, who will today do the “full Ginsberg,” appearing on all five Sunday shows to present Barack Obama’s latest brilliant foreign policy move in the Middle East. Yesterday, after last week’s stunning rebuke of U.K.’s Prime Minister David Cameron, the first British PM to lose a war vote in over 200 years, now Barack Obama, without conceding that he does not have the authority to act against Bashar al-Assad without the consent of Congress, is seeking their approval. I think that all of my SL’s (Smart Listeners) know what’s going on here. Jackass Obama, off the PrompTer, shoots off his mouth, now wants Congress to bail him out by voting against any intervention in Syria. Like everything else he does, it’s cynical political calculation. If they vote no, they’ve gotten him off the hook, helping him avoid looking like a feckless fool for all his talk about “red lines,” which were crossed months ago. If they vote yes, he can pin the blame for another war on them, and have some great fodder for the 2014 election campaign. I know exactly what you’re thinking. I smell leadership!
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Firearms stand next in importance to the constitution itself. They are the American people's liberty teeth and keystone under independence … from the hour the Pilgrims landed to the present day, events, occurences and tendencies prove that to ensure peace security and happiness, the rifle and pistol are equally indispensable … the very atmosphere of firearms anywhere restrains evil interference — they deserve a place of honor with all that's good ~ George Washington
Per a decision handed down by the Supreme Court of the United States in the year 2012, concealed carry will be coming to the Land of Lincoln in one form or another regardless of how gun control advocates feel about it. Keeping in mind that if Governor Quinn gets his way, concealed carry laws will be as austere as is legislatively possible, this is a huge victory for Second Amendment advocates.
Now, as exciting as this whole thing is, the first thing to remember is that the Supreme Court merely reaffirmed the natural rights that were given to us by God – not men – by stating that we can, in fact, protect our own lives when we find that we are in danger. In order to ensure the blessings of all liberties, it is imperative that rights such as the right to bear arms be a) heavily guarded and b) taken out for a walk now and again just to make sure that we remember how they work. But exercising our rights is only a small part of the battle.
As Gallup is reported ten days ago, when it comes to his approval rating on the economy, Barry’s going through a rough patch, although with those endless vacations, rounds of golf and celebrity parties, not nearly one as rough as the peasants living his economy.
President Barack Obama’s approval ratings on handling the nation’s economy have plunged in the past two months, as he and Republicans in Congress prepare to enter a series of fall budget battles this fall.
According to a Gallup survey released Thursday morning, just 35% of survey respondents approve of how Obama is handling the economy, while 62% disapprove.
When things get tough, Barack’s approach isn’t to try to solve problems, or do any of that icky, challenging work stuff. Let’s face it, his previous experience as a street agitator and college lecturer leave him woefully unqualified to do that. So, he takes another approach, like these guys.
At this point, is there a dime's worth of difference between Barack Obama and Eric Holder on the one hand, and Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson on the other? If you have any doubt about that, and about why Barack Obama appeared to do more race hustling in the White House briefing room, perhaps the following will clear things up. From the Washington Post:
On Thursday, Obama informed his senior staff that he wanted to share his thoughts, leading to his appearance at the podium Friday during Carney’s scheduled daily briefing.
Civil rights leaders have been communicating with White House officials about the Zimmerman case, including a conference call Tuesday with senior adviser Valerie Jarrett. But officials said they did not press Obama to speak publicly about the case.
Sharpton said he discussed the issue with Jarrett over breakfast Friday.
Wait--Al Sharpton, Race Hustler Extraordinaire, he of Tawana Brawley and Freddy's Fashion Mart Fame, was having breakfast with the One's closest adviser last Friday. This, after Sharpton had been agitating for months to intimidate Florida officials into prosecuting (persecuting) a man who exercised his right of self-defense. No one should be surprised that gutless weasel politicians were all too eager to comply.
In addition to restoring faith in our justice system, George Zimmerman’s acquittal provided an opportunity for everyone to show us who they really are; specifically,
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Our nation is faced with a mountain range of serious, self-inflicted problems. We are damning future generations to suffocating debt, by choice. We are sacrificing precious American lives in far away lands under the very thin masks of "defense" or foreign relations. We take from the producer and use the ill-gotten gain to further erode the foundation of the country. We outsource the management of daily life to a far off bureaucracy. We move toward some variation of the life depicted in Orwell's "1984" without much resistance. We have almost entirely succumbed to the subtly deadly weapon of political correctness, which has been employed magnificently by the enemies of liberty.
I know the popular, at least among those who claim the elastic moniker, "conservative," solution would be to place our noses adjacent to the proverbial grindstone in support of Republican candidates. Of course, they are correct that none but Democrat or Republican candidates can win in the big elections (a situation they toil to perpetuate). Even so, electing Republicans has proven to be no solution, at least, not in itself.
As the Lame Stream Media continues to operate as the PR shop for the Obama White House, distracting low and moderate information people with the shiny object of the week, be it Paula Deen’s crucifixion for the decades-old sin of using a word that is proudly included in the top ten hip hop songs in America today, the trial of the man who killed Barack’s pretend son, or the location of useful idiot/”29-year-old hacker” Edward Snowden, the country is gradually being transformed into a Cook County writ large.
For those of you unaware of what that looks like, it features crony capitalism, race-obsessed politics, corrupt political elites stealing the hard-earned cash of those unfortunate enough not to be in on the whole racket. The Obamacare train wreck was the first step, a massive income redistribution racket, premised on the belief that it’s “unfair” that those who work and achieve should be able to obtain better medical care than the wino pushing the shopping cart and muttering to himself, the illegal alien and his many relatives, or the shiftless serial sperm donor, his many baby mamas and their spawn.
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Have you put a Post-it over your laptop’s camera yet?
In 2007 and 2008, when Sen. Barack Hussein Obama ran for president, he excoriated President George W. Bush, and Vice President Cheney for the policies their administration used to fight terrorism, which he characterized as anti-American, unconstitutional, and out of sync with “who we are.” Perhaps it’s time for the Consumer Products Safety or one of the thousands of federal agencies with their armies of bureaucrats eating out our substance to bring a bait-and-switch case against the One because Senator Obama would be appalled by the actions of President Obama, a man with an exuberant enthusiasm for drone strikes, even against American citizens “suspected” of terrorism, and a complete lack of concern about the federal government collecting an endless amount of information about our phone calls, emails and internet activity. As many have noted earlier this week, Richard Nixon bugged an office. Barack Obama is bugging the whole country. And, to continue with the 1970’s comparison, Benghazi is still worse than Watergate, where no one died, and Daniel Ellsberg’s “Pentagon Papers” looks like the work of backward children compared to this past week’s unprecedented release of extremely classified information from the National Security Agency, including the very enlightening PowerPoint presentation about the previously completely secret “Prism.”
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He's been targeted by Barack Obama's corrupt, racist Department of (In)Justice, with Eric Holder leading the charge, and coordinating with Alinskyite "community organizer" carpetbaggers, who dropped in to Arizona to raise hell. He's been subjected to a silly and pointless recall, after he won re-election last year by 6 points. That went nowhere. He's been accused of--wait for it--RAAAACISM.
Through it all, he has remained steadfastly devoted to what he's been doing for decades; that is, enforcing the law. (Imagine that!) He's a stalwart defender of the Constitution and the rule of law. We'll get an update from him on the current amnesty legislation being discussed in Congress, the targeting by Sheriff Joe by Eric Holder, and the investigation into Barack Obama's eligibility for office. Don't miss it!
By Sam Pierce -
This morning I signed onto Facebook and of course, saw many Memorial Day tributes. The tributes very from the expressions of appreciation for the sacrifice that has enabled our freedom to the remembrance of Pat Tillman and suggestions that he was killed by the government to keep its opium business hidden. This day is one of a handful of days during which such tributes populate social media, accompanying flags flown where they would not normally be seen.
Generally speaking, do we honor the sacrifice of those who died in military service? I'm not questioning the motives behind today's expressions of sentiment and flag-flying. I am, however, wondering if the memory is honored by the actions of our government, including those with popular or "patriotic" support.
There will be no Triple Crown winner, but we do have a troika of Obama scandals, all of which were in the news this week. This morning on CNN, a gleeful Jessica “Barack Just Smiled at Me!” Yellin, celebrated their latest poll, which shows that these messy questions about unethical, or even illegal, behavior by members of his administration has not diminished the endless love the American people have for the Dear Leader. She’d fit right in in North Korea.
Some, including the members of the House Ways and Means Committee, who held a hearing last week about the IRS’ targeting of Tea Party and conservative groups, are less enamored. Former Acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller, who recently decided to move his previously scheduled exit to his cushy retirement up by a couple of weeks, responded to requests to know who initiated this policy with shoulder-shrugging, bored evasiveness.
His demeanor said “Whatever. I don’t really care what happened. Let’s get this over with.” He couldn’t say. He didn’t know. He didn’t remember. Cue The Carpenters. This has only just begun. What do we know after this hearing? Some Republicans are opening talking “impeachment,” but is that really helpful? Is “scandal” really an agenda, especially when we learned last week that the House is close to a deal on “comprehensive immigration reform?” Short answer: no.
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By Teri O'Brien -
During a week when Barack Obama had to state that rumors of his demise are greatly exaggerated, the reality is that rumors of al Qaeda’s demise, fueled by the One’s desire to perpetuate his pre-election mantra that “GM is alive and Osama bin Laden is dead,” are the thing that has been seriously, and dangerously exaggerated, as demonstrated by both Benghazi and Boston.
The Benghazi coverup is beginning to unravel.
In a terrific piece of reporting, Steve Hayes of the Weekly Standard confirms this weekend what we knew all along; specifically, “senior Obama administration officials knowingly misled the country about what had happened in the days following the assaults.”
Where’s my shocked face?
This coming Wednesday, three whistleblowers, all career State Department officials, will testify before Rep. Darryl Issa (R-CA) and his Oversight and Government Reform Committee. We are delighted that their attorney, the amazing Victoria Toensing, will be our guest Sunday.
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It's only seven days after the Boston Marathon bombing, and I've officially reached my saturation point on this. If I were to never hear or see the names of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev again, it wouldn't be a moment too soon. But here we are. A full week of twenty-four-seven coverage has passed on these two disaffected, self-important, emotionally stunted terrorists and the people who hunt them… and (for the most part) what we have learned is exactly what we could have told you on September 12, 2001. Islamic terrorists are at war with us whether we choose to engage them or not. And they are interminably creative in their means of destroying human life regardless of our desire to insulate ourselves from that danger through whatever legislative means possible.
The most infuriating part of this whole ordeal is that liberal politicians and the MSM are working overtime to excuse the violent and narcissistic behavior of Tamerian and Dzhokhar by looking for any microscopic justification as to why they may have committed such heinous acts. Have you begun to notice the ever-so-subtle change in tone as the MSM literally deforms itself in its attempt to understand where the Fabulous Tsarnaev Boys are coming from? Because let's just get this straight…it certainly wasn't their fault that they killed three people and wounded and terrorized hundreds of others. They were just two lonely Chechens trying to make their way through the terrible, cold and cruel country in which they found themselves.
By Teri O'Brien -
As Obamacare continues to unravel, with one of its primary authors Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT), who has apparently developed a stunning case of amnesia, predicting that it will be a “train wreck,” Barack Obama’s two new hobby horses, gun control and “comprehensive immigration reform” (read amnesty for millions of undocumented democrats) are suddenly less attractive after the terrorist attacks by the Tsarnaev brothers, two ethnic Chechnyan jihadists. Their spree of murder and mayhem has inspired many to ask “why exactly were these guys in the country? What exactly did they contribute?” Was it just to prove the truth of the adage “No good deed goes unpunished?”
After escaping their war-torn homeland, they got all the benefits of living America, including good educations and the opportunity to live in freedom. They repaid us by murdering four innocent people, and maiming hundreds of others. Now we must endure the insufferable, and way too predictable, charade of hearing the Lame Stream Media newsreaders and other liberals wring their hands, searching for a “motive.”
Supposedly the "Gang of 8" immigration (read amnesty) proposal will be unveiled this week, and Sen. Marco Rubio's involvement is considered key. What does he say to charges that the latest proposal is just another amnesty? And, does this issue actually represent an opportunity for the GOP? Sen. Jeff Sessions suggests a pathway, not to citizenship, but to making political gains without supporting amnesty.
Moochelle Obama travels to Chicago to shill for more pointless gun control, hoping that no one will connect the dots between the lack of enforcement of Chicago's ridiculous anti-gun laws and her emotional plea, which was, like everything else, all about her.
A legendary female athlete, universally recognized to be a "strong woman" reveals the secret to a happy marriage; that is, being submissive to her husband.
Former Reaganite joins liberal pottymouth's cry to get rid of the 2nd Amendment, and looks like a horse's hindend in the process.
Just as an intellectual exercise, let’s imagine for a moment that you weren’t happy about the level of crime in America, and you wished there was more of it.
I know, sounds ridiculous, even impossible. But just for the moment, let’s consider what one might do – what policies one might further, what positions a political party might adopt – in pursuit of such a goal.
Freedom for the Guilty
You might want to start by making sure that criminals are free to commit crimes longer, rather than being locked away or executed. It’s hard to commit crimes when you’re locked up, right? Harder still to commit crimes when you’ve been terminated through the efficiency of an executioner’s noose, a firing squad, or an electric chair.
What has America done since the 1950s?
As you know, yesterday Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) held a news conference to present the "bipartisan" compromise he has worked out with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WVA) on gun background checks. That "b" word, is a red flag, of course, as is the use of one of gun grabbers favorite phrases, "common sense." Sen. Toomey said "“I don’t consider criminal background checks to be gun control. I consider them to be common sense.” Where have I heard that phrase before? Oh yes, I remember. Every time one of the mouthpieces for Mayor Bloomberg shows up on TV to shill for more gun control, he or she uses it to explain away any objections as unreasonable.
Perhaps that's not a coincidence. Nanny Bloomberg was running ads against Sen.Toomey in Pennsylvania, but apparently after word of this compromise, the ads were pulled.
I don't exactly have to find my shocked face when I learn that a politician might cave in the face of the slightest pressure from the likes of Bloomberg, but I am disappointed in Sen. Toomey's doing the El Foldo on the 2nd Amendment. Does he realize that the Obama administration has admitted that they don't have time to enforce existing laws on background checks? Recall the words of Joe Biden last January to Joe Baker, an NRA representative: