No 691 “En mi opinión” Junio 18, 2014
“IN GOD WE TRUST” Lázaro R González Miño Editor
<o> Christian Student Shakes His Proverbial Fist When School Tells Him Not To Mention God At Graduation
By Emily Hulsey 3 days ago
When Brooks Hamby learned that he was his class’s salutatorian and would be giving a speech at graduation, school officials gave him one condition: He could not mention his faith at any point during the ceremony.
Fortunately, Brooks knew his rights – and cared about his faith – enough to stand up to the illegal policy. This is what he said during his speech, fromTheBlaze:
“In coming before you today, I presented three drafts of my speech, all of them denied on account of my desire to share with you my personal thoughts and inspiration to you: my Christian faith,” Hamby said. “In life, you will be told, ‘No.’ In life you will be told to do things that you have no desire to do. In life, you will be asked to do things that violate your conscience and desire to do what is right.”*
As the crowd started to murmur, Hamby gave his advice: “No man or woman has ever truly succeeded or been fulfilled on the account of living for others and not standing on what they knew in their heart was right or good.”*
He then quoted from “the biggest best-selling book of all-time in history” — the Bible.
Brooks has learned at an early age what many people never do: The only way to beat oppression is to stand up to it.
We admire this teen for taking such a brave stand and hope his example will inspire others to do the same. http://www.ijreview.com/2014/06/147849-christian-student-shakes-proverbial-fist-school-tells-mention-god-graduation/
Sources: Benghazi attack suspect captured, en route to US
EXCLUSIVE: A suspected terrorist linked to the 2012 Benghazi terror attack that killed four Americans has been captured inside Libya by U.S. forces and currently is en route to the United States, Fox News has learned exclusively. ADVERTISEMENT:
Sources tell Fox News that the suspect, who was captured during a joint U.S. military and law enforcement operation, will face prosecution in the United States. on BREITBART TV 16 Jun 201
On Monday’s broadcast of “The O’Reilly Factor,” host Bill O’Reilly used his opening “Talking Points Memo” segment to urge President Barack Obama to take a more hawkish approach in dealing with the unfolding situation in Iraq. According to O’Reilly, it is necessary take military against the al Qaeda affiliated ISIS because of the cost already incurred for the United States in Iraq and it will a message to ISIS that the United States is a force with which to be reckoned.
“We are not going to be be able to solve the internal problems of the Iraqis,” O’Reilly said. “That being said, I fully expect President Obama to begin bombing the al Qaeda army very soon. If he does not do that, it would be an enormous dereliction of duty. He is the commander-in-chief. Al Qaeda wants to kill us, so he must send a message to them and to the largely cowardly world. We will not allow savages to disseminate the world. That is the message that must be sent.”
AMENPER: ¿Que importancia tiene eso?
Hillary “¿que importancia tiene eso?” Clinton, agrega una nueva frase a su perfil personal.
Ahora podemos llamarla Hillary “no puedo comentar sobre eso” Clinton.
Esta frase es la que usó cuando los periodistas le preguntaron lo que pensaba sobre el oleoducto de Keystone. Hillary parece que está siendo asesorada por su consorte “El resbaloso Willy”, y está dando las mismas respuestas resbalosas de Willy. Las respuestas de Clinton cuando era presidente pasarán como un legado de resbalones. Dijo “oigan bien, nunca he tenido sexo con esa mujer”, después con esa cara no tan dura como lubricada, dijo que lo que lo que él quiso decir era que no consideraba el sexo oral como sexo.
Como diría Cantinflas, “si estás bien achaparrado no cuenta lo mamado”
Volviendo a Hillary, ella no es secretaria de estado más, es simplemente una ciudadana que tiene la libertad para expresar su opinión. Pudiera ser aceptado con respecto a alguna información que hubiera adquirido durante su mandato sobre algo de seguridad nacional. ¿Pero qué carajo tiene que ver lo que ella piensa sobre el oleoducto con la seguridad nacional? ¿Cual es el secreto que no se puede comentar?
Yo creo que yo sé el secreto, y es que ella todavía no ha decidido qué posición tomar en este caso durante la próxima campaña presidencial. Tampoco quiere hablar sobre Bengazi porque “¿que importancia tiene eso?” Creo que Hillary no volverá a Canadá por el momento, ella prefiere las preguntas de los periodistas de la prensa tramitada, las entrevistas con montaje agradable, todo lo que le pavimente su camino a la presidencia que ella considera que le pertenece.
Western Center for Journalism. This Is Why Judge Jeanine Is Worried (And Thinks You Should Be Afraid)
If you don’t think that what happens there matters to you, you’re wrong!
Judge Jeanine Pirro warned Americans that we should be worried over the crisis in the Middle East, regardless where you live. “You know me, I’m fearless.” said the Judge in her opening statement. “I’ve spent my life fighting, investigating, prosecuting, and sentencing the worst of the worst. But tonight, I’m worried. If you don’t think that what happens there matters to you, you’re wrong! You need to be afraid.” Judge Pirro went on to blame Obama’s lack of foreign policy andpolitical decisions for minimizing our nation on the world stage to the point of being “neither respected nor feared.”
Read more at http://www.westernjournalism.com/judge-jeanine-america-need-worried/#xi6C6FwuqmAJV6AY.99
Western Center for Journalism. Sheriff Joe Arpaio Reveals A Surprising Reason Why He Thinks Border Guards Aren’t Doing Their Job
Arpaio revisited the issue Monday evening during an interview on the Fox News Channel.
As the Obama administration’s lax attitude toward America’s immigration laws has led to a marked increase in illegal border crossings, critics – especially throughout the southwest – have expressed their outrage. Few have been as outspoken as the man often billed as America’s toughest sheriff, Maricopa County, Ariz., lawman Joe Arpaio.
He recently weighed in on the influx of unaccompanied minors and other illegals being transported to his state under the direction of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Not only did Arpaio chastise government officials whose policies encourage repeat offenders, he called to task those illegals with the audacity to complain about their treatment upon arriving in the U.S. as criminals.
Arpaio revisited the issue Monday evening during an interview on the Fox News Channel. He explained that, with the sharp rise in children crossing the border, agents assigned to protecting America are suffering from misplaced priorities.
“The Border Patrol is too busy changing diapers and not going after dope peddlers and illegal immigrants,” he said.
Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerikowske seemed to bolster Arpaio’s position with a recent statement regarding the border situation.
“I have been watching them do absolutely heroic efforts,” he said of border agents. “Not only rescuing children but taking care of them, way beyond some of the skill sets. They are doing everything from making formula to bringing in their own children’s clothing to taking care of these kids in a multitude of ways.”
With nearly 50,000 minors having illegally crossed the border without adult supervision in just the past eight months, authorities are scrambling to find temporary housing for them. In Arpaio’s estimation, this result was all part of Barack Obama’s ultimate goal of achieving amnesty.
“I think the president knew this was going to happen,” he said, “so it’s going to help him on his executive orders if Congress doesn’t take this mission up.”
Judging from reports of overcrowding and generally inhospitable environments within these housing facilities, however, Arpaio concluded the scheme could likely backfire.
He said that, if they were inclined to do so, U.S. authorities could put a stop to the relentless assault on our immigration laws.
“This is a great country,” he said. “You’re trying to tell me we can’t keep people from coming into our country if we really had the desire to do it? I don’t buy it.”
Tom Horne, Arizona’s attorney general, has also gotten involved in the controversy by sending the Border Patrol official notice that they are violating federal law.
Read more at http://www.westernjournalism.com/heres-sheriff-joe-thinks-border-guards-arent-job/#HRyBpQ2KWysyPep7.99
Western Center for Journalism.IRS Chairman Compelled To Testify About Missing Emails
“We are simply not going to accept the IRS claim…”
After initially admitting it somehow lost two years’ worth of emails sent by former IRS official Lois Lerner, the agency announced this week that at least six other employees’ correspondences similarly vanished. Documentation of these communications, congressional investigators contend, could have added much-needed context to a look at the IRS’s systematic targeting of conservative groups.
Among the emails missing are communications between Lerner and White House sources as well as other key Obama administration agencies. The widespread data loss has been blamed on a hard drive crash about three years ago.
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, along with House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, has joined the growing chorus of critics who claim such a result is suspicious. Many wonder why, if the crash truly led to the obliteration of so many integral emails, the IRS failed to notify anyone until this week.
Issa recently announced he issued a subpoena compelling IRS Commissioner John Koskinen to testify regarding the ongoing controversy.
“I will not tolerate your continued obstruction and game-playing in response to the Committee’s investigation of the IRS targeting,” Issa wrote.
He concluded that agency officials have “promised to produce requested – and, later, subpoenaed – documents, only to respond later with excuses and inaction.”
According to Issa, even now “the IRS still insists on flouting constitutional congressional oversight.”
Camp has continued to express his belief that there is more to the story than agency officials are reporting.
“We are simply not going to accept the IRS claim that these documents are not recoverable,” he said.
As for Koskinen, he expressed his willingness to testify before two House committees regarding the missing emails. Furthermore, he took issue with allegations that his agency is trying to purposely disrupt the investigation.
“I spent three weeks trying to restore [missing data] back in 2011,” he asserted. “We’ve got 24,000 emails from that period, so nobody’s hiding anything.”
Read more at http://www.westernjournalism.com/irs-chairman-compelled-testify-missing-emails/#o7g3LoFFloSuG4IQ.99
Western Center for Journalism.Obama Announces He Is Sending Troops To Iraq
“This force will remain in Iraq until the security situation becomes such that it is no longer needed.”
As terrorists aligned with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria make their way through the northernregion of Iraq, capturing cities along their way to the capital of Baghdad, many have called on Barack Obama to send American troops to aid in a war he previously declared was over.
According to a letter he sent to congressional leaders this week, Obama plans to send soldiers to the embattled nation; however, they will not be deployed specifically for combat duty.
“Starting on June 15, 2014,” the letter stated, “up to approximately 275 U.S. Armed Forces personnel are deploying to Iraq to provide support and security for U.S. personnel and the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad.”
He explained that troops will be equipped for combat, should it become necessary.
“This force will remain in Iraq until the security situation becomes such that it is no longer needed.”
The announcement came just days after Obama confirmed he was weighing his options regarding how to deal with the devolving situation between Iraqi soldiers and ISIS militants. He stated unequivocally, however, that sending in combat troops was not an option.
In his latest correspondence with Congress, Obama wrote that the move to send in troops was based on his “responsibility to protect U.S. citizens both at home and abroad, and in furtherance of U.S. national security and foreign policy interests” related to his constitutional responsibilities.
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest released a statement indicating that the soldiers’ responsibilities will include providing “assistance to the Department of State in connection with the temporary relocation of some staff from the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad to the U.S. Consulates General in Basra and Erbil and to the Iraq Support Unit in Amman.”
While hundreds of individuals instructed to leave the embassy last week, the White House statement confirmed it “remains open, and a substantial majority of the U.S. Embassy presence in Iraq will remain in place and the embassy will be fully equipped to carry out its national security mission.”
Read more at http://www.westernjournalism.com/obama-breaks-sends-troops-iraq/#efsHgdacqOMDo5ll.99
Western Center for Journalism.Caught On Tape: Hillary Laughs About Her Role In Child Rapist’s Release
“It was a fascinating case.”
As the 2016 election cycle approaches, an increase in partisan rhetoric will predictably lead towidespread criticism of frontrunners in either party. For expected Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, however, the most effective method of offense might just be using her own comments against her.
After a series of myopic interview responses, a video surfaced this week revealing an introspective look at her legal career. Reportedly recorded about 30 years ago, audio of a conversation between Clinton and author Roy Reed focuses on the former’s defense of a suspected child rapist. Instead of suggesting her client was innocent of the horrific charges against him, Clinton instead celebrated and joked about his successful plea bargain.
Reports indicate Clinton served as a court-appointed attorney during the 1975 trial.
“It was a fascinating case,” she explained. “It was a really interesting case. This guy was accused of raping a 12-year-old who was the daughter of the family he was living with in Springdale – the other side of the tracks in Springdale.”
She stated in no uncertain terms that she believed her client was guilty.
“He took a lie detector test! I had him take a polygraph, which he passed,” she continued, “which forever destroyed my faith in polygraphs.”
She burst into laughter at the prospect of a child rapist beating the system.
Clinton then detailed the evidence against the defendant, noting “the prosecutors had evidence, among which was his underwear … which was bloody.”
She explained that the crime lab cut the blood stain out of the garment, tested it, and returned the remainder.
“I said, ‘What kind of evidence is that?’ You know, a piece of underpants with a hole in it,” she said.
She then recalled securing the support of a Nobel Prize-winning blood expert to help make her case.
“And he had taken a real interest in forensics work,” she noted; “and so he would analyze blood stains if he got interested in the case. And so, sort of the story through the grapevine was if you get him interested in the case, you know, you had the foremost expert in the world willing to testify so that it came out the way you wanted it to come out.”
In the end, she confirmed, her client received virtually no punishment for the violent crime.
“Oh, he plea bargained! Got him off with time served in county jail,” she said. “He’d been in the county jail about two months.” Read more at http://www.westernjournalism.com/caught-tape-hillary-laughs-role-child-rapists-release/#V4jrI0D26mcpFkBa.99
Western Center for Journalism.Here’s Why America Needs To Stay Out Of Iraq And Afghanistan
America needs to understand this simple concept
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Yes, it’s an understood fact that wars are never won by withdrawing; but this is an entirely new era of war where countries are not fighting with each other, but with hardcore radical Muslim groups. Obama withdrew troops from Iraq and Afghanistan, not for altruistic reasons, but to pander to his ridiculous liberal anti-American thinking. Nonetheless, this could perhaps be the only sane thing Obama would have done for the country because unbeknownst to him, there was no way America could have made fig of a difference in the hearts and minds of Muslims in Islamic lands.
All the groups that have emerged and re-grouped were just like dormant volcanoes, ready to erupt at an opportune moment. This is happening now. These groups are terrorists, and their only aim is to destroy anything and anyone that does not conform to their way of life. Needless to say, their life consists only of establishing Islam globally through violence, death, and destruction. Their only aim is to establish the 7th century way of life when Islam reigned supreme. With their ears, eyes, and head covered, it is impossible to explain that the world has moved on ahead of Islam’s barbaric and primitive ways.
What is currently happening in Iraq was bound to happen; it is the way in this part of the world or wherever Islam is. There is nothing nice, kind, or humane about this religion simply because this is not a religion per se. It is a way of life that believes in subjugating all by threats or killings. There is no action in these lands that is bereft of ‘beheading,’ and that is practiced with equality for all. In addition, there is brutality for all along with no rights and no freedom for anyone, alive or dead. Firstly, like in other Muslim lands, its two main groups (Sunnis and Shias) will never stop fighting each other; America needs to understand this simple concept. Secondly, nobody in Muslim lands recognizes the concept of democracy or wants it. Islam is a political thought, and democracy is anathema to its operation. America needs to believe this.
Obama, a man who is a sham through and through, foolishly announced to all terrorists-in-waiting in Afghanistan and Iraq the exact time of departure of American troops. Sure enough, groups like the Taliban, Al-Qaeda, and ISIS lay low till it is time to move in with their black hoods. To all discerning eyes, this is how warring entities should behave; if they cannot take the enemy head-on, they wait till their time is ripe. Time is what they have plenty of. With no other distractions (i.e. wine, women, and song), Islamic groups remain committed to their twisted ideology: women have been shoved underground; wine has been banned; and song, porn, and sports are forbidden under Islam (or so they pretend!) Those who cannot pretend are beheaded and left to rot in the streets of Baghdad or the ruins of Kabul. These soldiers of Islam don’t have to find an enemy; everybody is their enemy. All they have to do is choose which one they would like to destroy first! It is truly a bloodthirsty way of life.
Read more at http://www.westernjournalism.com/america-needs-stay-iraq-afghanistan/#W4Tv0As2xJm5zMrT.99
Western Center for Journalism. Who Are The Real Psychopaths, Mr. Obama?
And who are the real honorable people?
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Lewis Carroll’s sequel to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Through the Looking-Glass – and What Alice Found There, bears an uncanny resemblance to life in America today where up is down and down is up.
Who can forget the iconic White Rabbit and his memorable chant: “I’m late! I’m late! For a very important date! No time to say hello, goodbye! I’m late! I’m late! I’m late!” His urgency led Alice straight down the rabbit hole that was fraught with illogic and mind-bending adventures seemingly normal in an abnormal world. To draw a modern day comparison to the White Rabbit, one does not have to look any further than the nation’s White House. The man now occupying the oval office often uses urgency as a means of rushing us into unwise decisions – like Obamacare. However, those living in Wonderland had an excuse. Many were high on smoking strange mushrooms and drinking strange concoctions (hmmm – perhaps there is an excuse for our Alice-in-Wonderland-types today who admittedly indulged in hallucinatory drugs in the past.)
Illogic is one explanation for today’s news. However, the rabbit hole we are being led down may be the path designed by those with a more sinister scenario in mind.
For example, Mr. Obama and those who serve at his pleasure, such as Susan Rice, have made the seeming illogical statement that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl served with honor and distinction while implying that those troops that served in his company were psychopaths. We can dismiss these statements as being illogical; but when perceived as the worldview of those harboring anti-America ideologies, the statements make perfect sense. In their world, Islamic Terrorists are the heroes; and American troops are the villains – or the psychopaths. While this is also indicative of those with an upside down worldview; it is also indicative of those who call evil good and good evil. These personalities are more than just confused; they are despicable and a danger to those who live under their authority. The Bible has something to say to them: “Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!” (Isa 5:20.) “Woe” to those in leadership positions should not be taken lightly. As was the case with King David, who sinned with Bathsheba, the “woes” that deservingly fell upon him as a result of his sin also fell upon the whole nation of Israel.
The definitions of the words Susan Rice uttered bring clarity to understanding the worldview of Ms. Rice and those who share her ideology.
Psychopath: A person with an antisocial personality disorder, manifested in aggressive, perverted, criminal, or amoral behavior without empathy or remorse
Honorable: A person with a high position, worthy of respect or with high morals
Distinction: An honor given to someone who has achieved a very high standard in their work or who has helped many people, an unusual achievement or feature that makes someone or something different from other people or things.
So, Susan Rice, on behalf of this Administration, is saying that Bowe Bergdahl, who deserted his command in search of the Taliban (with which he sympathized), is someone with high morals and worthy of respect and honor because he has achieved a very high standard in his work and/or in the process has helped many people through an unusual achievement that makes him different from other people or things? This is not an illogical statement if Ms. Rice and the Administration she represents are also Taliban sympathizers. This revealing worldview is supported by further statements made by representatives of the Administration that categorize our fine men and women serving in harm’s way as possible “psychopaths.”
Read more at http://www.westernjournalism.com/looking-glass/#LCkborv6RVol4zKT.99
Western Center for Journalism. The Manchurian Duck
Obama is indeed one of the very ‘useful’ scoundrels…
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“If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, acts like a duck and quacks like a duck – it’s most likely a duck.” (I quote the whole worn-out axiom, for the benefit of the last four or five people on the planet who may not have already heard that.) But, let’s take a closer look at just one particular duck, Barry Obama, and the obvious mentoring influences that gave the bird his feathers. ….
Back in the 50s an anti-American, communist look-alike, Saul Alinsky, said: “True revolutionaries do not flaunt their radicalism. They cut their hair, put on suits and infiltrate the system from within.” (An obviously liberal ‘Snopes’ is quick to point out that Obama never actually hung out with Saul Alinsky. To which I respond, “So what?”)
Sociologists Andrew Cloward and Frances Fox Piven (spawned from our president’s Alma mater) advocated almost precisely every pre-revolutionary economic overload that is now – courtesy of our spendthrift, golf-meister president – beating the guts out of our capitalist system.
Marx’s ten ‘plank’ Communist manifesto lays out foundational, easy-to-follow recipes for flipping unfettered free-trade economics into Jack-booted socialism. They include: crushing and ever-burgeoning taxation on what’s left of our middle class, controlling personal inheritance rights, effectively recreating and undergirding the Federal Reserve Bank, state-controlled and overseen domestic communication, increased control of free enterprise, state-controlled education, etc., etc. We’re right in the middle of Barry’s vivifying all of that; from reading our emails and gun confiscation – to tracking our medical records, personal habits and every dime we make or spend.
Of course all the aforementioned names and their respective political doctrines are not new – but they nevertheless bare repeating as our president has done so much of their bidding; so visibly and by the numbers. How much larger a ball bat, slammed to the head, is it going to take to seize Congress’ attention enough to begin investigating this charlatan?
Meanwhile, in addition – and again I say (for those of you who follow my ongoing rant), “He sends money to aid and abet our terrorist enemies. He allows our Benghazi diplomat and staff to be butchered by more haters of America and then makes excuses for their assassins’ behavior. He installs the guaranteed ruin of any hope for a sound economic future for this nation (fulfilling the avowed goal and vision of Osama bin Laden) … (and) his official acts of VIOLENCE against our country are innumerable and will take years to fully comprehend.”
That was just last week’s news. Now, as we are still reeling from the fiat trade of the five Gitmo scum in exchange for a single deserter/traitor, he’s been napping and golfing while a real soldier who deserves our help, Sgt Andrew Tahmooressi, languishes in irons in Mexico following complications from a minor traffic violation. And – on the other side of the globe – America’s security is once more compromised by a mob of the absolute worst terrorists on an unchecked rampage in Iraq, enjoying the carte blanche of ‘safe passage’ given them by their now conveniently pacifist, Muslim brother – our president. When even a RINO like John McCain sights down on his favorite president over this issue, we must realize it’s time for some significant alarm.Read more at http://www.westernjournalism.com/manchurian-duck/#TBD0fyhvRswEmXl2.99
Western Center for Journalism.Obama Does As Obama Is
Will Congress decide it is time for Barack Obama to go?
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First and foremost, Barack Obama is a congenital liar whose lies, the number and magnitude of which are produced to match the scale of his sweeping narcissism.
That type of behavior is no surprise because Obama’s character was incubated in the low expectations biosphere of political correctness, where the amount of ineptitude is excused in proportion to one’s racial genetics, ethnic purity, or whatever victim categories the liberal canon dictates.
Obama has had no incentive to change because throughout life and during his time in the White House, lying has gotten him what he has wanted, while escaping responsibility and any negative consequences.
America’s elite universities and the media, desperately wanting to validate their own ideological predispositions, have overlooked Obama’s obvious weaknesses and willingly accepted his excuses and political spin in order to avoid their own accountability for facilitating and advancing the career of an amoral and intellectually vacant individual.
For the Democratic Party, Obama was the textbook Affirmative Action Presidential candidate, the manifestation of a liberal fantasy. Senate Majority leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV), wowed by Obama’s oratorical gifts, said privately that Obama, as a black candidate, could be successful, thanks in part to his “light-skinned” appearance and speaking patterns “with no Negro dialect, unless he wanted to have one.”
Obama’s appeal is based entirely on his mastery of the teleprompter-delivered platitude, a banal or meaningless statement either emotionally satisfying to his ideologically committed base or soothing to the uninformed, easily misled voter desperately in search of a political tranquilizer.
Obama, who never intellectually matured beyond the clichés of fashionable and comfortable college Marxism, received his political baptism in the leftist, gangster-style Chicago political machine, experiences neither of which prepared him for any office beyond the capabilities of inner city alderman.
Ill-prepared for high office, Obama has orchestrated an unprecedented series of policy failures and political scandals.
That happens when decisions are not based on a logical analysis of what course of action is best for the country, but on a calculus of what best meets certain political or electoral objectives.
Obama is an ideologue, whose fundamental transformation of the United States includes goals that are incompatible with American values and national interests. His approach is not unlike pounding a square political peg into a round political hole.
The ultimate basis for any judgment about the rightness of his conduct is whether he achieves an important ideological aim. Thus, “right” outcomes for Obama often necessitate actions considered illogical or harmful by mainstream Americans.
Obama is incompetent, not because he is stupid, but because his intellectual rigor mortis drives an ideological “analysis” that inevitably leads to inaction or the wrong action.
Stated simply, Obama is mentally and emotionally incapable of making the right decisions for America.
Obama’s reaction to his policy debacles is invariably the same. He lies or blames others because his narcissism cannot accommodate failure and any perceived loss of public adulation.
Enough is enough. We are a nation, not a political playground for megalomaniacs. Soaring rhetoric is no substitute for competence, honesty, and resolute action.
Read more at http://www.westernjournalism.com/obama-obama/#3l2F3ptSoG6dPJPl.99
This Hero With A Gun Just Proved Why We Need The 2nd Amendment (And Not More Gun Control)
A gun-wielding man rushed into the crowded Peoria eatery…
When police responded to a shooting at an Illinois sports bar, the bloody scene could have been far worse.
A gun-wielding man rushed into the crowded Peoria eatery and fired at his ex-wife and her boyfriend over the weekend. Before he could go on to target other patrons, including nearby guests celebrating a high school reunion, an off-duty federal agent drew his handgun and fatally shot the gunman.
All three individuals ultimately died from their injuries; however, the incident could have easily escalated into a much deadlier situation.
“After a brief moment inside the bar,” East Peoria Police Chief Dick Ganschow said, the gunman “pulled out a weapon and shot a female and a male.”
Police are now looking at security footage of the shooting, which occurred around 8 p.m. Saturday at the Fifth Quarter Sports Bar and Pizzeria. Witnesses confirmed the shooter was the female victim’s ex-husband.
According to reports, 33-year-old Lori Moore filed for divorce from Jason Moore more than a year ago. The divorce was finalized in May 2013. Jason Moore was pronounced dead at the scene, while his ex-wife died about an hour later at a nearby hospital.
The third individual, an unnamed local man, died of a gunshot wound to the head just minutes after Lori Moore was pronounced dead.
As restaurants across American continue to ban firearms on their premises, the inherent danger of gun-free zones has become an increasingly common topic of discussion. When fast food chain Jack in the Box banned guns from its locations, for example, a sudden spike in gun-related crimes were reported.
Fortunately for the patrons at this bar, a law enforcement officer was prepared.
For those eating at restaurants like Chipotle or stopping at a Starbucks for a cup of coffee, new policies preclude law-abiding gun owners from entering with their weapons. Therefore, unless an officer happens to be in the same location during a shooting spree, customers will be at the mercy of a maniac who, by definition, has no regard for the gun ban in effect.
Read more at http://www.westernjournalism.com/armed-patron-didnt-hesitate-stop-sports-bar-shooter/#qfIUIKrU1dUR2sUd.99
“FREEDOM IS NOT FREE”