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Former Presidential Candidate, diplomat, ambassador and Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Alan Keyes say that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) scandal is a ploy to shield Obama’s secret collaboration with terrorists to create chaos and introduce tyrannical government that will destroy America.
“We have allowed these people to build up within our country a cadre of folks who are waiting for the word to carry out domestic terrorism against soft targets with the aim of bringing this country to its knees; bringing it down, introducing it to disorder and chaos on a large scale,” he said on The Talk To Solomon Show LIVE.
Keyes said not to worry about that though, but instead get focused on what that IRS is doing, as if that was the immediate problem. Of course he spoke tongue in cheek.
“Benghazi was part of what would lead us to realize that the people that we have placed in the White House could very well be working a strategy that collaborates with and comports with the very people who are trying to kill us, telling us that we are not at war so that we won’t prepare,” he said. “Telling us that we are not being attacked in a way that is systematic and organized and intentionally aimed at destroying our way of life so that we won’t react to it; in a way that starts to look around and ask why so many things that Obama has advocated and done and is practicing contributes to the disorder and decay and the weakness that has set us up for this defeat.”
The former ambassador then said, “The actions of this Obama faction in consolidating the tools and instruments that would be needed to fasten the structure of martial law and totalitarian tyranny on this country by force ought to be put together with the fact that we’re now experiencing the implementation of a terrorist strategy aimed at producing the very kind of disorder, confusion, fear and anger that would then provide an excuse for that fastening on the country of martial law.”
Already, we have seen this administration’s tactics of targeting their political opponents. This is not new for the Obama administration of course. However, we have seen the demoralization by this administration of our country, our troops, and our veterans. We have seen him and his administration target evangelical Christians, support his Muslim brothers, and install the enemies of America (Islamists) in key positions in his administration, the latest being John Brennan to head the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
However, it does go further than the Islamists. Our own government has been complicit in destroying our way of life in how they respond to the terrorist attacks. Instead of doing something that would actually deal with the real culprits in these matters, they seek to restrict the freedoms of Americans. Instead of follow the law they seek to skirt it and yes this happens on both sides of the aisle. They do it with the PATRIOT Act, NDAA, attempts to pass cybersecurity and various other methods.
Keyes is right on about this. It is a strategy. While officials in his administration claim incompetence and idiocy concerning what happened in Benghazi, I believe it is strategic. The man knows exactly what he’s doing in these matters. The only thing I disagree on is that the IRS issue is a real issue of targeting Americans that needs to be addressed as a criminal matter.
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Ronan Farrow: As a former State Department official who worked with Ambassador Chris Stevens in the months before his murder in Benghazi, I feel that inquiry's urgency. But the congressional hearings that have dominated the last week of headlines -- with more promised by House Republicans -- are not that inquiry.
Congress could have focused on three time periods during their investigation: before, during, and after the attack. In all but exclusively focusing on what Administration officials said after Stevens's death, Congress isn't just wasting America's time -- it's squandering a chance to save lives in the future.
Now this is one story no reporter anywhere will even consider much less write about it. But we as a nation must and should question why in the world do we elect people whose very ideology does not fit the very Constitution they took an oath to “…preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States”, yet the “Progressive Caucus, Socialist, and very Anti-United States”, hold 9 positions on the House Oversight Committee out of the 17 total positions and the “Ranking” member, Rep. Ellijah Cummings, is also a proud member of the “Socialist Party of America. What is the Democratic Socialist Party of the United States and just what do they believe in? Check out how they explain their position below.
“Democratic Socialists believe that both the economy and society should be run democratically to meet human needs, not to make profits for a few. We are a political and activist organization, not a party; through campus and community-based chapters DSA members use a variety of tactics, from legislative to direct action, to fight for reforms that empower working people.”
Just how can a “Free” society operate if no one can make money or make a profit due to the ideology of the Socialist? Here we can clearly see just what this group has on their mind and if any individual begin to make profits from other people, than they will be “targeted” to return their profits to those who do not and probably never work for the money, much better placed, it would take from those whom work very hard to make money and give to those who just do not care to work at all and their only purpose is to get a free ride any way they can. This is not what the United States was based upon, it was based upon the facts that if one man could make money he was free to do so, yet the Socialists that are now in fairly high positions in our government do not want this to happen. This is not a Socialistic Society; the United States is a republic society.
Below is a list of very proud members of “The Socialist Party of America”. The entire list shows some 70 members of the House of Representatives that are members of “The Socialist Party of America”. We have tried to find out how many members are in the Senate but none of the Senators are brave enough to show they are really “Socialists”. The House members below are people that support the “Socialist” view of creating a different United States than those over 50 now know. The “Socialists” use the young people to promote their ideology and help them “change” the United States into a Socialist regime. They do this by “teaching” the young people that they are “owed” everything and they do not have to work to get everything they want.
With these members sitting on Committees that have oversight on Government one has to wonder why they were even elected since they do not share the same ideas that most United States Citizens over 50 believe in. Now we look at just what is the Socialist doing working in our Democratic government? Below is the list of what is called the Progressive Caucus, which is a code word for “Socialist”. This list comes from: http://cpc.grijalva.house.gov/caucus-members/
Most if not all of the people listed here are also very proud members of the Socialist Democratic Party of America. Compare the list below with the one above and see just how many of these “Progressive Caucus” members are also members of the Socialist Party of America! The Gateway Pundit listed the members of the Socialist Party of America.
U S Daily Review reported about the Progressives:
“The four, core principles of the Progressive Promise:
1. Fighting for economic justice and security for all;
“Economic justice” as an expression common among liberals in general and is a softer expression of the communist’s belief in economic equality for all. The promotion of “global peace and security” is typically done through appeasement to the enemies of the United States. In fact, when one does an inventory of all of the Progressive’s agenda, it looks remarkably similar to the beliefs of the Communist Party USA. The site reads, “Founded in 1919, the Communist Party USA has championed the struggles for democracy, labor rights, women’s equality, racial justice and peace for ninety years. The Communist Party has an unparalleled history in the progressive movement of the United States…” (emphasis added)”
The Socialist Party of America
Here we must ask just where our nation is headed if we elect the very people that wish to destroy our nation. We, as a “free” people, must eliminate these people from office and replace them with people that will support the Constitution instead of trying to destroy it! This is up to each of you that read this and maybe see the representative that is in your area. Do all you can to replace them with an individual that will truly support the Constitution, not one that has a hidden agenda that sets out to “change” the Constitution into a totally different document! Pass this on to everyone you know and wish to inform.
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A Johnston County, N.C., teen who was arrested and suspended after bringing two unloaded shotguns to school said Thursday that he lied to the principal about forgetting the guns were in his vehicle. "I was not truthful ... I did in fact know that the two shotguns were in my truck on school property," said Cole Withrow, 18. "I did not mean to hurt anyone by my actions."
Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens said Thursday that the rationale behind the Bush v. Gore decision that decided the 2000 presidential election "was really quite unacceptable" because it differentiated between hanging chads and dimpled chads. That distinction "violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Constitution," he said a gala event for the liberal watchdog group Public Citizen. All votes should have been considered the same way, he said.
Senior Treasury officials were made aware in June 2012 that investigators were looking into complaints from tea party groups that they were being harassed by the Internal Revenue Service, a Treasury inspector general.
The Amazing Moment When a 9-Year-Old Girl Threw Out the First Baseball Pitch…and the Catcher Was Her Dad Home From Afghanistan
Nine-year-old Alayna Adams got a big surprise when she was told she would be throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at Thursday’s Tampa Bay Rays game. She had no idea the even bigger shock she was in for.
It started when her dad, Lt. Col. Will Adams, appeared on the video screen to say hello and that he would be home soon. Alayna didn’t know how true that was; she threw the ball right down the center and watched it bounce. The man in the Ray’s uniform and catcher’s gear reached up to snag it — then pulled his mask off, revealing himself as her father.
Alayna ran to her dad, home from Afghanistan after a one-year deployment, and the two embraced before the roaring crowd.
“I thought it was a dream,” she told a TV interviewer a few innings later.
The surprise was orchestrated by the United Service Organizations and the Rays. Dana Adams, Will’s wife and Alayna’s mom, didn’t know anything either.
Adams, 40, had actually arrived Wednesday, but stayed in a hotel room that night to wait for the surprise.
“That was the hardest part,” he told the Tampa Bay Times. “Being back home and not being able to see them.”
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The fallout from the Internal Revenue Service targeting scandal is going to be felt in many other federal agencies and programs, including Obamacare and immigration reform, Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker says.
Sharyl Attkisson at CBS has provided an unbelievable report on Benghazi where unnamed Obama administration sources spoke to her in a series of interviews and communications under condition of anonymity. When it comes to the administration being portrayed by Republicans as either “lying or idiots,” one official said “It’s actually closer to us being idiots.”
These officials, who were in key position on September 11, 2012 acknowledged that there were numerous mistakes. However, they also unanimously said that their errors or missteps did not cost lives and reflect “incompetence rather than malice or cover up.”
Now stop and think about that for a moment. They have just admitted to being incompetent. Why then do they still have their jobs in the administration? Second, no call was made to support Americans under attack. While that may not have involved these particular officials, it did involve one Barack Hussein Obama. And failing to provide that support did cost American lives; four of them.
By the way, it wasn’t malice? Recall the outright lies we were told by this administration, from the Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, to the US Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice, to the White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, to the man in the Oval Office Barack Obama. As Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) said, “If not for Congress, they would still lead us to believe it was a video gone awry.”
South Carolina Republican Senator Graham echoed that sentiment, “Incompetence and malice are not mutually exclusive,” said Graham. “The storyline they chose to convey for a couple of weeks was politically the most beneficial one that could be told about Benghazi, and it’s no accident that story line was chosen.”
Many of us, including elected officials see that the Obama administration appeared to cover up the attack and emails that have come out seem to confirm there was a move to do just that; to hide the truth from the American people.
South Carolina Republican Senator Graham said, “There is no conclusion a reasonable person could reach other than that for a couple of weeks after the attack, [the Obama administration was] trying to push a narrative that was politically beneficial to the president’s re-election.”
Attkisson writes concerning the officials regret to use the Foreign Emergency Support Team (FEST):
Attkisson reports the views of these unnamed officials on how the Counterterrorism Security Group was not convened and how a special military force based in Europe, which was designed specifically to respond quickly to situations just like the one that occurred in Benghazi, was on a training mission in Croatia on September 11, 2012. These sources also dealt with the talking points and the use, or lack of use, of the term “terrorism.”
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More than a year before the recent revelation by the Internal Revenue Service that it had targeted conservative and Tea Party organizations, a group of Democratic senators headed up by New York Sen. Chuck Schumer asked the agency to do that very thing.
French President Francois Hollande has signed into law a bill allowing same-sex marriage, making France the 14th country to legalize gay weddings.
Coming off one of the most turbulent weeks of his administration, President Barack Obama implied that the trifecta of controversies — the Internal Revenue Service, Benghazi and the Associated Press phone records — are just “politics.”
In his weekly address, Obama touted his proposals to reinvigorate the economy and expand the middle class, referencing his recent travel to Baltimore and Austin, Texas to push his ideas.
“That’s why I like getting out of the Washington echo chamber whenever I can – because too often, our politics aren’t focused on the same things you are. Working hard. Supporting your family and your community. Making sure your kids have every chance in life,” Obama said.
While he didn’t make explicit reference to any of the controversies, the White House was on defense much of the week, particularly as details about the IRS giving extra scrutiny to conservative groups, and the Justice Department obtaining two months of phone records from AP journalists, came to light.
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Consumer sentiment rebounded in early May to the highest level in nearly six years as Americans felt better about their financial and economic prospects, particularly among upper-income households, a survey released on Friday showed. "We're still definitely on the recovery path," said Scott Brown, chief economist at Raymond James. "Most economists are looking for stronger growth in the second half of the year and into next year."
TheBlaze’s S.E. Cupp battled liberal filmmaker Michael Moore on the gun issue Friday, arguing against gun restrictions and schooling him on basic statistics on HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher.”
Cupp, contending with boos from the “Real Time” audience, said the problem with a gun registry is that “it treats law-abiding citizens as if they are guilty until proven innocent.”
She went on, “The problem with background checks, five-day waiting periods, they assume that I have criminal intent to use my gun to pursue my Second Amendment rights…I go to get a background check, ‘Prove to me you’re not a criminal.’ I go to get a gun, ‘Prove to me you don’t want to use it in the heat of passion right now, wait five days, you need to cool off.’ That’s not fair — the government is not in the business of intimidating me away from my Second Amendment rights. It’s an abuse of power, and it seeps into the culture — it’s why newspapers think they can publish gun owners’ addresses, as if they are pariahs. It’s not appropriate.”
Moore countered, “You have a dangerous device that can kill 20 schoolchildren, I want to know where that device is. You can have it — ”
“You do not have that right,” Cupp said.
Moore then said he wanted the Second Amendment altered to spell out the Founding Fathers’ intention: that it covers muskets.
Maher pointed out that he is a gun owner himself and would never give his guns up. He said he goes to the shooting range a few times a year, which Moore said wasn’t enough — he wouldn’t be effective against an intruder if he were just coming out of a deep sleep.
“As opposed to what, just getting mowed down?” Maher asked.
The conversation shifted to crime statistics, with Maher raising the question: Why have gun homicides gone down in an age of less gun control?
Moore made the point that all crime has gone down, and Cupp said mass shootings are also down — causing Moore to throw up his hands in laughter.
“Less school shootings since Columbine, let me ponder that for a second,” he said sarcastically.
“There have been fewer mass shootings over the past 30 years, that’s just a fact,” Cupp said. “It’s an inconvenient truth I know, but it’s a fact.”
Moore referenced “the bubble” that gun owners live in.
“There’s no bubble. I am a gun owner, I have lived and breathed this issue personally for a decade,” Cupp shot back. “It’s not a bubble, I just happen to be informed on gun issues, unlike those people who talk about them.”
Watch the discussion:
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North Korea fired three short-range missiles from its east coast on Saturday, South Korea's Defense Ministry said, but the purpose of the launches was unknown.
Beyond the scandal that rocked Washington this week involving targeting organizations based on their political leanings, the Internal Revenue Service faces additional troubles, as an unnamed healthcare provider in California is suing the IRS and 15 unnamed agents, alleging they improperly seized 60 million records of 10 million Americans — including the medical records of all of California’s state judges.
“This is an action involving the corruption and abuse of power by several Internal Revenue Service agents,” the complaint reads.
“No search warrant authorized the seizure of these records; no subpoena authorized the seizure of these records; none of the 10,000,000 Americans were under any kind of known criminal or civil investigation and their medical records had no relevance whatsoever to the IRS search.”
This lawsuit is expected to present an issue for President Barack Obama’s health care law, which relies on the IRS to enforce the individual mandate and administer tax credits. Republicans are using this lawsuit as an example as to why we need to repeal the mandate and dismantle Obamacare as it puts too much importance on the relationship between healthcare and the IRS.
ABC News reports that Sen. John Cornyn of Texas has introduced a bill called the “Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act of 2013,” which would prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury, or any delegate, including the IRS, from enforcing the Affordable Care Act.
“Now more than ever, we need to prevent the IRS from having any role in Americans’ health care,” Cornyn said. “I do not support Obamacare, and after the events of last week, I cannot support giving the IRS any more responsibility or taxpayer dollars to implement a broken law.”
Former New York Lt. Governor Betsy McCaughey joined ‘Wilkow!’ Friday to discuss recent scandals and the connections between the IRS and ObamaCare.
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So the good news is that threat of domestic political violence in the U.S. is extremely low, according to the latest Terrorism and Political Violence risk map from Aon, a risk management firm and insurance broker.
The bad news is that terrorism is still a real threat to America.
In Europe, “the overall risk levels in France and Spain are actually equivalent to China and Russia, presumably on the basis of the former countries’ recent, heated demonstrations protesting austerity,” Business Insider’s Rob Wile notes.
Meanwhile, as the following map clearly indicates, the safest havens in the world are Denmark, Finland, Japan, Australia, Iceland, Uruguay, and Botswana:
Personally, the map doesn’t concern us one way or the other. After watching that video of a bear mauling a camera, we weren’t planning on leaving the house anyway. Ever.
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Krauthammer’s Impressed With Obama’s IRS Answers: He Makes Bill Clinton’s Parsing Look Unsophisticated
President Barack Obama during a press conference on Thursday addressed the recent scandal involving the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups.
But his remarks left much to be desired.
“Can you assure the American people that nobody in the White House knew about the agency’s actions before your Counsel’s Office found out on April 22nd?” a reporter asked the president.
“I can assure you that I certainly did not know anything about the IG report before the IG report had been leaked through the press,” the president said.
Well, she didn’t actually ask about the inspector general’s report. Come to think of it, he didn’t even answer for the White House. He only answered for himself.
And we’re not the only ones who think the president’s answer was overly cautious and lacking in substance.
Conservative columnist and commentator Charles Krauthammer thinks the president’s rhetorical handling of the IRS scandal makes even Bill Clinton (the same man who famously said “It depends on what the meaning of the word ‘is’ is”) look unsophisticated:
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Artists and illustrators have caricatured angels and demons in a variety of fictitious ways. Angels are often pictured strumming a harp. Demons, on the other side, are villainous red men with a pitchfork. None of these images reflect reality, but the Bible reveals the true identity and role of these spirits. From the series: Foundations
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