Browsing All posts tagged under »Fast and Furious«

Another Shooting Prompts Gun Control Push + More – Daily Digest

September 8, 2015 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Men, to act with vigor and effect, must have time to mature measures, and judgment and experience, as to the best method of applying them. They must not be hurried on to their conclusions by the passions, or the fears of the multitude. They must deliberate, as well as resolve.” […]

Holder: Obama’s Criminal Co-Conspirator

October 1, 2014 by


Undermining Liberty and Rule of Law By Mark Alexander~ “WE, the People of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution […]

Another Surge of Illegals Coming Our Way? + More – Daily Digest

September 26, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Without freedom of thought there can be no such thing as wisdom; and no such thing as public liberty, without freedom of speech.” –Benjamin Franklin, writing as Silence Dogood, No. 8, 1722 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Another Surge of Illegals Coming Our Way? Just a few days ago, the Obama […]

Obama Recognizes ‘Privileges’ Secured by Constitution + More – Daily Digest

September 18, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The natural cure for an ill-administration, in a popular or representative constitution, is a change of men.” –Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 21, 1787 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Obama Recognizes ‘Privileges’ Secured by Constitution Constitution Day didn’t go without notice at the White House. Barack Obama issued a statement Wednesday celebrating […]

House GOP Tackle Immigration While Senate Skips Town + More – Daily Digest

August 4, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Let us consider, brethren, we are struggling for our best birthrights and inheritance, which being infringed, renders all our blessings precarious in their enjoyments, and, consequently triffling in their value. Let us disappoint the Men who are raising themselves on the ruin of this Country. Let us convince every invader […]

Altering the Deal

July 12, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ “They define a republic to be a government of laws, and not of men.” –John Adams Another week, another behind-the-scenes bureaucratic change to ObamaCare. Barack Obama continues to use power he doesn’t have to alter the deal, making changes to his signature health care law to suit his political ends. To quote […]

Drugs, Billions, and Mexico

July 30, 2012 by


By Alan Caruba ~ Mexico has always been seen as somewhat entertaining in American culture. In films from the midpoint of the last century, Mexicans were either buffoonish, but evil cutthroats or amusing sidekicks. For years Mexico was a vacation destination for Americans. Not any more. Today and in a growing crescendo for many years, […]

Undoing Welfare Reform + More

July 16, 2012 by


The Foundation “Wherever the real power in a Government lies, there is the danger of oppression.” –James Madison Government “The imperial Presidency has overturned Congress and the law again. Not content to stop at rewriting immigration policy, education policy and energy policy, Thursday, President Obama’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released an official […]

MSNBC Host Harris-Perry Suggests Democrats Dump Blue Dogs for a ‘More Easily Corralled’ Caucus

July 3, 2012 by


By Tim Graham ~ On Sunday morning’s Melissa Harris-Perry show on MSNBC, the host noted angrily that 17 Democrats voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for failing to produce documents in the Fast & Furious scandal. Harris-Perry brought on Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.), chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, to […]

I Crossed The Border… Humor

June 26, 2012 by


And now for some cartoons

Watergate Redux

June 21, 2012 by


By Alan Caruba ~ So now the House Government Oversight and Reform Committee, voting along party lines (23-17), has cited Attorney General Holder for contempt of Congress. If you are old like me, this has such a familiar feel to it. This is Watergate Redux. It was June 1972—almost exactly forty years ago—when the bungler-burglars […]

Fast and Furious: Covering up the Death of a U.S. Agent

June 21, 2012 by


By Hans von Spakovsky ~ Todd Gaziano has outlined at the Foundry the legal doctrine of executive privilege that President Obama has asserted in the congressional investigation of Operation Fast and Furious. The most important part of that doctrine to understand is that a President cannot assert executive privilege for the purpose of hiding wrongdoing […]

Is Fast and Furious the Next Watergate?

May 6, 2012 by


By Alan Caruba ~ When suspects in a crime are interrogated, they often develop memory loss. When the crime is running guns to drug cartels on both sides of the border, the crime involves the murder of a U.S. Border Patrol officer, Brian Terry, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent, Jaime Zapata, and countless Mexican citizens. […]

Issa Subpoenas Holder for Fast and Furious Documents

October 13, 2011 by


By Lachlan Markay Citing recent revelations in the investigation into a failed sting operation against Mexican drug cartels, the House’s lead investigator served Attorney General Eric Holder with a subpoena on Wednesday, requesting a range of documents related to the cross-border law enforcement effort. “Top Justice Department officials, including Attorney General Holder, know more about […]