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On bypassing Congress on immigration reform: "This is a serious breach of our Constitution. It is a serious threat to our system of government." House Speaker John Boehner, December 2, 2014.
Tell Speaker Boehner: No State of the Union Address for a president who ignores the Constitution.

'Race Provocateurs, Media, and
Government Officials'
Inciting Violence against Police

Florida Police Officer Murdered.
Was responding to a noise complaint. Shows potential deadly consequences of what appear to be routine police calls.

Unsung Heroes of Cop Killings.
Two Con Ed utility workers pursued killer, called police.

Who Will Pay for the Education of Murdered Officer's Children?
The New York Yankees.

Obama's Favorable Rating Plummets among Military.
Just 15% of active-duty service members approve of the job Obama is doing.

Obama Clearly Deeply Moved by Murder of New York Police Officers.
The president was briefed While On the Golf Course!

It's Just Vandalism.
Obama's view of North Korea's devastating cyber attack.

Police Officers' Murderer Linked to Prison Gang.
Black Guerrilla Family gang had recently threatened to kill NYPD officers.

People Were Clapping and Laughing.
Response by some to the ruthless murder of two NYPD officers.

NYPD on 'Wartime' Footing.
Police union announces measures to deal with threat to officers.

Satisfied with How Things Are Going in U.S.?
Just 23% say they are.

Seven Questions the Press Could Have Asked Obama.
#1. Were you lying then, or are you lying now?

Obama Believes He Can Continue to Go It Alone on Cuba.
Congress? I don't need no stinking Congress!

Missouri Lt. Governor Calls on Holder to Release Ferguson Report.
Don't hold your breath. We're still waiting for DOJ report on the George Zimmerman - Trayvon Martin case.

Hillary Hearts Castro.
Cuba deal was Hillary's Holy Grail.

Al Sharpton's New Role.
Sharpton will now have a say in how Sony makes movies.

Boots on the Ground.
U.S. troops in firefight with ISIS in Iraq.

'A Price on Every American Abroad.'
Sen. Marco Rubio decries Obama's rewarding of Cuba's hostage-taking.

Was North Korea behind Sony Hack Attack?
Maybe not.

Couple Arrested for Violating DOJ Monopoly.
Tried to smuggle guns to cartels in Mexico.

Alan Gross Released from Cuba to a Surprise.
In his lawyer's office, a picture of Che Guevara.

Shep Smith Voices America's Greatest Fear.
Fox newsreader worries U.S. will "ruin" Cuba.

Obama Makes Alaska's Bristol Bay Off-Limits to Drilling.
It's only 52,000 square miles.

No One's Minding the Store.
Obama's amnesty opens floodgates of fraud.

GOP Picks Up One More House Seat.
Martha McSally declared winner in Arizona. GOP will control 247 House seats. Democrats will have 188.

Obama's Approval Drops Again.
Just 39% of registered voters approve of Obama's performance in office.

Obama's Trick to Hide Executive Actions.
He issues executive "memoranda" that are likely to draw less attention than executive orders.

Mayor de Blasio Keeps 100 Passengers Waiting at JFK.
In socialist New York, some are more equal than others.

Jeb Bush, 2016.
Jeb Bush announces he's exploring a run.

Hillary's Numbers Continue to Fall.
Despite the fact that she has no announced opposition.

Bill Clinton's Sordid Past.
Puts a big dent in Hillary's inevitability.

Coal-Fed Electric Cars.
More harmful to the environment than gas-powered cars.

Biden Soars in Poll.
Fully 2% of Democrats say he's their choice.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein.
Follows Rolling Stone's ethical guidelines.

Cost of Afghanistan War $1 Trillion.
80% of this spending occurred under Obama.

Monday Is Deadline for 2015 ObamaCare Sign-Up.
Most people will ignore this and pay a heavy price.

There Are a Few Goodies for Conservatives in the Cromnibus Bill.
And no Chinese chicken in school lunches.

Insane Shopping Tips from the PC Police.
#2. No gingerbread men. Give "genderless organic vegan gingerbread figures."

There Is No Climate Agreement.
196 nations will each merely write a plan for dealing with their own emissions.

George Pataki May Run.
Former governor of New York exploring a bid for the presidency.
Former Assistant Director of FBI Says 'Reckless Vilification of Police" Inciting Violence.
Ronald T. Hosko responded to the murders of two NYPD police officers. Former NYPD commissioner Howard Safir blames the "anti-police rhetoric" of New York's mayor, the U.S. attorney general, and Obama. Current NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton cites the recent anti-police demonstrations as a direct cause of the murders.

A 'Climate of Hate' Leads to Murders of Police Officers.
The Left was quick to blame "the climate of hate in Dallas" for the murder of President Kennedy and rushed to blame the Tea Party for the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 17 others. Somehow, they can see no link between the murders of two NYPD officers in Brooklyn and chants of, "What do we want? Dead Cops! When do we want it? Now!"

Obama Determined to Release More Terrorists from Guantanamo.
President not impressed by the likelihood that one-third or more will return to their terrorist ways after release.

Murder of Two NYPD Officers Has Roots in Statements by Politicians Who Profit from Racism.
Many have pointed to actions and statements of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and saying he has "blood on his hands." Police officers turned their backs on the mayor when he arrived at the hospital where the police officers were pronounced dead. Former New York Governor George Pataki blamed the "divisive anti-cop rhetoric of Eric Holder and Mayor de Blasio." And what about the elevation of race-baiter Al Sharpton, a frequent White House visitor and presidential adviser on race relations?

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to Obama: Demand Return of Cop-Killer by Cuba.
The convicted killer of a New Jersey State Trooper has been harbored by Cuba for decades. The Castros have made Cuba a paradise for cop-killers, hijackers, and bomb-makers.

Not Surprisingly, Candidate Obama Had a Very Different View of How to Deal with Cuba.
"The road to freedom for all Cubans must begin with justice for Cuba's political prisoners." Obama made it clear that the release of prisoners needed to happen before any normalization of relations could begin.

In Signing Statement, Obama Says Congressional Prohibitions on Guantanamo Violate Separation of Powers Principles.
Candidate Obama said he would not use signing statements to "basically change what Congress has passed." Meanwhile, Obama released four more Guantanamo detainees. One, described as "low-level," was planning to make a nuclear device.

ObamaCare's Christmas Surprise.
If you don't re-enroll, the government will pick a plan for you: New premium, new deductible, new doctors, new hospitals – everything is potentially up for grabs.

Good News: Cuba to Allow Workers to Keep 8% of Salaries Paid to Them by Foreign Companies.
Cuban government will also charge 20% of workers' salaries for finding the employees. Homer Simpson understands the Castros better than Obama. As Sen. Marco Rubio pointed out, "This is the kind of deal you get when you send a speechwriter to negotiate with a tyrant."

Obama, A Dictator's Best Friend.
From Damascus to Moscow, dictators have no better friend than Obama. Indeed, a rogue's gallery of South American Marxists has formed a chorus to praise Obama's support of the Castros in Cuba.

Bobby Kennedy's Threat to Hollywood Launched Ronald Reagan's Political Career.
Attorney General Robert Kennedy told General Electric to either fire Reagan or lose government contracts. Fired, Ronald Reagan turned to politics.

Immigrant Workers Account for All U.S. Job Growth since 2007.
1.5 million fewer U.S.-born workers were employed in 2014 than before the 2007 recession began.
The number of foreign-born workers increased by 2 million during that time.

Washington Post Skewers Obama for Rescuing the Castros.
The Obama bailout comes at a time when the Cuban regime was on life support: Obama may claim that he has dismantled a 50-year-old failed policy; what he has really done is give a 50-year-old failed regime a new lease on life.

Sen. Robert Menendez (D, NJ) Says Obama Circumvented U.S. Law and Got Nothing in Return in Cuba.
The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says Obama circumvented "the intent and spirit of U.S. law and Congress" and presented a false narrative "suggesting that the United States and not the regime is responsible for its failings."

How GOP Can Stop Obama's Cuba Play.
Deny funds for embassy. Prevent nomination of ambassador. Vote down bill to allow more travel to Cuba. Ignore requests to lift embargo.

Cuba Shelters America's Most Wanted.
Cuba is a paradise for cop-killers, hijackers, and bomb-makers.

Governor Wants to Bring Cap-and-Trade to Washington State.
Will the last company to leave the state please turn the lights out – if there are any.

Kumbaya Was Such a Great Success in the Middle East, Obama Extends the Strategy to Cuba.
Once again, Obama rewards hostage-takers. One of the Cuban spies released was serving a life term for murder. As is usual in Obama negotiations, the opposition gets a great deal, the U.S. gets nothing beyond the return of hostages.

The Obamas Cry Racism!
Remember Michelle's trip to Target? She now retells the story as a racial insult. At the time, she said, "I felt so good!" And Michelle tells the story of her husband, dressed in a tuxedo, being asked to get coffee. Was it racist when Valerie Jarrett asked a 4-star general for more wine?

Fed in No Hurry to Raise Rates.
Therefore, the Obama economic miracle will continue: The hunger rate has doubled, and the gap between the rich and the poor continues to widen in America.

Ecuadoran Family Pays Democrat Party Well for the Benefits the Obama Administration Grants Them.
After donating at least tens of thousands of dollars to Democratic operations – including $40,000 to the Obama Victory Fund – Ecuadoran family gets what they paid for. One family member was banned from the U.S. for alien smuggling. The ban was lifted. Two other family members were convicted of a fraud in Ecuador that Ecuador says cost the country $400 million. They're allowed to stay in the U.S.

Judge Rules Obama's Immigration Amnesty Unconstitutional.
Judge rules that Obama's action was clearly legislative and therefore violated the separation of powers. The judge's memorandum opinion is worth reading.

As Putin's Adventurism Continues, Russia's Economy Implodes.
In a desperate effort to boost the ruble, Russia raises interest rates – which will stifle its domestic economy and deepen its widely-predicted impending recession. To add insult to injury, despite the interest rate increase,
the ruble's free fall has continued.

Will Obama Sign Russia Sanctions Bill?
Both the House and Senate have passed the bill which would increase sanctions and provide military aid to Ukraine.

Yes, the GOP Can Stop Obama's Amnesty.
Congress need only say that "none of the funds" it appropriates may be used for immigration amnesty. The phrase "none of the funds" appears more than 450 times in the just-passed Cromnibus bill.

The Senate Has Confirmed 295 of Obama's Nominees to the Federal Bench.
That's enough. It's time for the GOP to start wielding its newly acquired power.

Cromnibus Winners and Losers.
Winners include big banks, politicians (duh!), and medical marijuana.

As Obama Opens the Immigration Floodgates, the Washington Post Decries the Demise of the U.S. Middle Class.
Over 30 years, the middle class has dropped from 59% to 51% of the population and its share of national income has fallen from 60% to 45%. Sen. Jeff Sessions points out that 18 to 34-year-olds now earn $2,000 less per year than 30 years ago, and the number of men age 35 to 54-years-old who are not working has tripled since the late 1960s. Meanwhile, the immigrant population has grown from 14 to 41 million.  In Los Angeles, thousands lined up on Sunday to hear how illegals can avoid deportation.

Washington Post Decries the Demise of the U.S. Middle Class.
Over 30 years, the middle class has dropped from 59% to 51% of the population and its share of national income has fallen from 60% to 45%. Sen. Jeff Sessions points out that 18 to 34-year-olds now earn $2,000 less per year than 30 years ago, and the number of men age 35 to 54-years-old who are not working has tripled since the late 1960s. Meanwhile, the immigrant population has grown from 14 to 41 million.  In Los Angeles, thousands lined up on Sunday to hear how illegals can avoid deportation.

Why Does the Dept. of Agriculture Need Your Healthcare Records?
HHS has announced that it will share your medical records with 35 federal agencies. This will become the backbone of the liberal Holy Grail, a single-payer healthcare system.

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