Senator Charles Grassley continues to peel back the layers of the U.S. inJustice Department’s conspiracy to send arms to Mexican drug dealers and use those gun sales as a pretext to impose stricter gun laws on the American people. Grassley has told news agencies that high-ranking Justice Department officials were briefed on Operation Fast and Furious and Operation Gunrunner as early as October 2009.
To suggest President Barack Obama is thin-skinned is an understatement on a par with: “Michael Moore should cut back on the Ben and Jerry’s.” In fact, as our embattled President has watched events spiral well beyond his meager talents, he appears to be developing a mild case of paranoia — even lashing out at his friends.
If there’s one thing President Barack Obama does well, it’s talk (as long as his teleprompter is handy). On Tuesday, Obama spouted more empty rhetoric from a manufacturing plant in Bettendorf, Iowa, when he said: “I want the cars and planes and wind turbines of the future to bear the proud stamp that says ‘Made in America.’”
I speak Spanish. Well, I speak high-school-distracted-by-the-hot-chick-in-front-of-me-in-class Spanish. As the Democratic-led U.S. Senate again tries to push through the amnesty-for-illegal-aliens DREAM Act, more and more often I’m noticing a sizable number of people who struggle with English the way I struggle with Spanish.
The Texas Legislature blinked Monday and passed a watered-down anti-groping bill that gives Transportation Security Administration agents carte blanche to continue groping travelers at Texas airports based on reasonable suspicion.
As it turns out, what Billy Sunday failed to accomplish, some unruly teenagers — with some assistance from the Democratic Party — are close to finishing. Chicago — the home of deep-dish pizza, Al Capone and a sizeable number of adolescents in dire need of an extended stay at a juvenile detention center — is facing a new crime wave.
Protecting your property — whether your home, your animals or your garden — is key, especially if there’s been a breakdown in civil order. Protection is something everyone needs to consider, no matter his level of preparedness.
President Barack Obama’s decision to bring home 10,000 of the 33,000 “surge” troops in Afghanistan by the end of the year and the remainder by September 2012 is obviously a political ploy. Regardless, it’s a start. The mission’s accomplished (apologies to President George W. Bush). Osama bin Laden is dead. The Taliban cut and ran to Pakistan.
Big Labor has dug its tentacles so deeply into the Administration of Barack Obama that it has a firm grip on the President’s rather pliable spinal column. If AFL-CIO boss Richard Trumka spent any more time at the White House, he would have his own closet in the Lincoln Bedroom.
The Texas anti-groping bill that died after the thugocracy that is President Barack Obama’s so-called Department of Justice threatened to make Texas a no-fly zone is up for consideration in a special legislative session.