You Must Have Missed the Memo, Ben – We’ve Been a Tyranny For a Good While Now
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Ben Stein: Confederate Flag Sales Ban First Step to Tyranny – Breitbart Thursday on Newsmax TV’s “The Steve Malzberg Show” author and former speechwriter for Presidents Nixon and Ford, Ben Stein, said “political correctness,” causing the banning of the Confederate … Continue reading

Call to Battle
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The Gauntlet is Thrown – Come and Make Us You’re familiar with the phrase “come and take it” – yes? Here is a new one for the patriot lexicon: COME AND MAKE US. This is your new stock response to … Continue reading

Let It Burn – Starting With SCOTUS (Obamacare Is Here Again – This Time For Good)
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Supreme Court upholds nationwide health care law subsidies WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies underpinning President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, rejecting a major challenge to the landmark law in a ruling that … Continue reading

The Fading Dream of Internet Freedom
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Shock European court decision: Websites are liable for users’ comments | Ars Technica In a surprise decision, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg has ruled that the Estonian news site Delfi may be held responsible for anonymous and … Continue reading

I Think I’ve Heard This Before
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DOJ Blurred Lines Between Terrorism & Crime To Expand NSA & FBI Warrantless Wiretapping Of ‘Hackers’ | Techdirt This week, of course, the US government passed the USA Freedom Act, a modest step towards reform. As we’ve noted, it doesn’t … Continue reading

Gin. With Two Dashes of Bitters, Please
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Senate Passes USA Freedom Act to Replace Expired Patriot Act For decades, the planes have provided support to FBI surveillance operations on the ground. But now the aircraft are equipped with high-tech cameras, and in rare circumstances, technology capable of … Continue reading

The Most Futile, Deadly Trade America Can Make
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From Jim Geraghty’s Morning Jolt today: A recent op-ed by Paul was titled, “The Patriot Act provides no security at the cost of our liberty.” “The issue is NOT whether there is a trade-off,” Deitz continues. “The question that we … Continue reading

Obama Goes After the Real Enemy (Of His Administration)
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Justice Department Studying ‘Far-Right’ Social Media Use | Washington Free Beacon “There is currently limited knowledge of the role of technology and computer mediated communications (CMCs), such as Facebook and Twitter, in the dissemination of messages that promote extremist agendas … Continue reading

Civil Rights Victory at Scotus Two Days Ago
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SCOTUS Ruling Stops Police Taking Away Guns The court ruled that although a felon cannot be permitted to own guns, the supreme court announced that it is unconstitutional for police to keep or profit from guns confiscated from felons without … Continue reading

Hypocrisy: Thy Name Is Legion
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Blog: Wealthy town has a fit over #WhiteLivesMatter flyer But boy, are they ever sensitive to any perceived racial slight, toward the African-Americans whose proximity they shun. The Westport News reports on the very public outage being expressed over a … Continue reading

Is America Dead?
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NYT editorial on the Mohammed cartoon event in Texas is exactly what you’d expect « Hot Air No, actually, not exactly what you’d expect. I would have given even odds that they’d not only dismiss Pam Geller’s event as “hate … Continue reading

Less Talk. More Effective Action, Please.
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Video: Judge Hanen blasts DOJ Lawyer over immigration claims, threatens sanctions | Nice Deb A “pissed” federal judge thoroughly upbraided a Justice Department attorney at a hearing on Obama’s executive amnesty actions, Thursday, for  misleading him about halting deportation reprieves. Judge … Continue reading

Nothing Too Small, Nothing Too Large For Their Rapacious Claws To Grab
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Backyard Barbecues In Danger From EPA Regulators | The Federalist Papers Because the lunatic, ManBearPig-loving psychos at the EPA haven’t already waged enough war on the United States with their overreaching regulations, they now want to regulate something that is … Continue reading

But The GOP Is Very Concerned…About Defeating Conservatives
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Sign “O” the Times | VodkaPundit Any disclosure about the technology, which tracks cellphones and is often called StingRay, could allow criminals and terrorists to circumvent it, the F.B.I. has said in an affidavit. But the tool is adopted in … Continue reading

Obama Wants To Ban Your Rifles
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Testing the waters » Cold Fury Banning green tip does nothing to prevent anyone from using a rifle round (shot from any weapon) to penetrate soft body armor, and wearing ceramic ESAPI plates protects against both frangible 5.56 mm ammunition … Continue reading

Yes, We’re Boned
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YouGov | Majority of Americans back SAE closure and expulsions Most Americans think the University of Oklahoma made the right decision to close the SAE frat and expel two students for racist chanting. Then they aren’t really Americans, are they?  … Continue reading

Can’t Say This Is Much of a BATF Surprise, Either
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The Captain’s Journal » ATF Wants To Go After All 5.56 mm Ammunition, Not Just Green Tip Recall when we speculated about why the ATF had decided to hold its “green tip” ban in abatement?  Well, the questions are answered. … Continue reading

The Emperor Responds to Sarah Hoyt
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Oh Dear, Not the Infighting Again | Anti-Idiotarian Rottweiler Sarah, you’re absolutely right saying that things could be a lot worse and that people who think that a bloody revolution would be a quick, if unpleasant affair need to grow … Continue reading

Time to Hoist the Black Flag?
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The Time for Revolution is Now The patriot Subotai is dead on the money. Consider the evidence of enemy action thus far: The federal government is replacing the American voters with invaders. The executive branch has been materially in contempt … Continue reading

Legal Is Not the Same Thing As Liberty
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Supreme Court denies terror defendant access to surveillance documents | Ars Technica While the appeals court in the Daoud case refused to release records relating to Daoud’s surveillance, the appellate court nevertheless said the surveillance was conducted lawfully. So was … Continue reading

Another of Chris Christie’s Job Qualifications: Running the Next to the Least Free State In the Nation
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What States are the Freest? This Map Shows Americans Where to Go If They Crave Liberty The North Carolina-based think tank says it has an institutional commitment to “individual liberty and limited, constitutional government,” weighed four different variables to compile the rankings. … Continue reading

FIRE Wins A Victory For Liberty Against Ohio University
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Ohio University Settles First Amendment Lawsuit Over T-Shirt Slogan | Washington Free Beacon On Monday, Ohio University settled a First Amendment lawsuit filed by a student after he and members of his group were ordered to stop wearing T-shirts that … Continue reading