Politics Timeline

Texas Second Amendment Case Headed To Supreme Court

no knock warrant

A Texas man is waiting for the US Supreme Court to decide if exercising Second Amendment rights means citizens might be giving their Fourth Amendment protections. The Rutherford Institute is pushing the high court to hear the no-knock warrant case spurred by the “SWAT-team style forceful entry” into John Quinn’s home. Rutherford Institute attorneys are… Read more »

Obama Approval Rating: The Results May Surprise You

obama caricature

The latest Obama approval rating suggests that hope and change has lost its luster, especially among independent voters. According to a new CBS News/New York Times poll, Barack Obama’s approval rating is 41 percent, five percent lower than January 2014. Nearly 60 percent of those polled expressed disappointment with the president and his leadership. For… Read more »

North Korea Fired Missiles Into Sea Near South Korea

north korea missiles

North Korea fired missiles into the sea along its east coast early this morning. South Korea’s Defense Ministry does not currently have any information about the purpose of firing four short-range missiles by their neighbors. The missile firing by North Korea comes just days after the beginning of military exercises between the United States and… Read more »

A-10 Warthog Shot Down By Pentagon Budget Plan

A-10 brings the heat

The A-10 Warthog has been a favorite among ground troops since its introduction in 1977. The aircraft’s official name is the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thuderbolt II. It was named after the legendary P-47 Thunderbolt from World War II. However, the close air support jet’s bulked-up – and frankly ugly – appearance helped it earn its… Read more »

Gun Control: New Jersey Going Forward With High-Capacity Magazine Ban

gun control

New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney has changed his mind about the state’s high-capacity magazine ban. Last year State Senator Sweeney was a vocal proponent of the gun control law which angered Second Amendment supporters. Now, the lawmaker has reconsidered enacting additional and more stringent limits on magazines gun owners can possess. Beginning last Spring… Read more »

Bill Clinton: Senate Hopeful Declares Kentucky ‘Clinton Country’

shutterstock_107411279

Bill Clinton won Kentucky’s electoral votes by a 3 point margin in 1992 over Republican incumbent George H.W. Bush (independent candidate Ross Perot, who many believe played spoiler, came in third, more than 30 points behind Clinton). President Bill Clinton’s margin of victory was even narrower in 1996, when he won Kentucky’s popular vote by… Read more »

Barack Obama: US ‘Moving Forward’ With Afghanistan Drawdown

Barack Obama says the US is continuing with Afghanistan withdrawal

Barack Obama made it clear to Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai on Tuesday that unless the two countries could arrive on a “bilateral security agreement,” US forces would move forward with plans for a draw down. The departure of American troops will continue throughout 2014 and the White House claims the end goal is to have… Read more »

Bike Path Trumps Property Rights In Minnesota Eminent Domain Case

bike path eminent domain

Dakota County, Minnesota wants to build a bike trail on a Mississippi River property and is wiling to rebuke property rights and seize the land by eminent domain. Two Minnesota sisters lost their father, and then they had to stand by an watch as the land he loved yanked away as well. Apparently, property rights… Read more »

Social Security Disability Fund Running Out Of Money, Is It Due To Fraud?

Social Security Disability Fund Running Out Of Money, Is It Due To Fraud

The Social Security disability insurance trust fund is running out of money some time between 2016 and 2017 and some people are wondering why. In a related report by The Inquisitr, back in 2013 disability claims were skyrocketing, jumping up 29 percent. The number of Americans receiving social security disability benefits soared to 8.8 million…. Read more »

Ted Nugent Apologizes For Obama ‘Subhuman Mongrel’ Insult [Video]

Ted Nugent apologizes for calling the president a subhuman mongrel

Ted Nugent, the controversial rocker and Second Amendment advocate, has apologized for referring to President Obama as a “subhuman mongrel” in a prior interview. As if there is no other news in the world, ratings-challenged CNN has been running with the Nugent story seemingly 24-7. Ted Nugent has been campaigning for Greg Abbott, the Texas… Read more »

Ukraine Protests: Could Similar Uprisings Happen In America?

the american police state

The death toll in the Ukraine continues to rise. The unrest is the worst since the nation gained independence in 1991. Protests started when President Viktor Yanukovych refused to ink a trade deal with the European Union. Rallies on Independence Square quickly turned into a political stalemate and then the horrific violence began. The gathering… Read more »

Islamic Village In Texas Has Supposed Ties To Terrorist Group In Pakistan

texas islamic village

An Islamic village in Texas is reportedly a “jihadist enclave” and was investigated for possible links to terrorism by the FBI. Ryan Mauro, the journalist who broke the national security story, discussed the information released in FBI declassified during a Fox News interview this morning. According to Mauro’s research, the Texas Islamic village is operated… Read more »

FCC Planning Government Monitoring Of American Newsrooms

FCC government monitoring

Freedom of the press may soon be a thing of the past in America. The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) is launching a pilot program which involves government monitoring of what goes on in newsrooms around the nation. If the apparent attempt to control and intimidate journalists is successful, 2014 will be forever known as the… Read more »

Puerto Rico Statehood Proposed: Will US Flag Need A 51st Star?

Congressional bills seek to make Puerto Rico the 51st state.

Puerto Rico statehood. It’s hardly a new discussion. The island, which was recently visited by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie– has been a US territory since the end of the Spanish-American War and has taken several referendum votes to determine whether its citizens wanted to become the nation’s 51st state. The people of Puerto Rico–… Read more »

Gun Confiscation: Task Force Makes Mistake And Forced To Return Firearms

california gun task force

A special task force in California took away a citizen’s guns without just cause and deemed the entire incident a “big mistake.” Michael Merritt of Bakersfield, was shocked when gun task force members showed up on his door and confiscated his guns.The agents seized 18 weapons and kept them for weeks until the agency officials… Read more »

Monica Lewinsky Affair: Mitt Romney Says It’s A Non-Issue For Hillary 2016

Monica and Bill

The Monica Lewinsky affair of the ’90s has resurfaced in recent days, due in large part to attention drawn to it by presidential nominee contender Rand Paul and other prominent Republicans. This Sunday, 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney essentially told Republicans to knock it off. Mitt Romney was largely viewed as clumsy and stiff… Read more »

Oliver Stone Rips Obama On Civil Liberties, Drones [Video]

Hollywood Liberal Oliver Stone

Conspiracy-minded movie director Oliver Stone has again spoken out against Obama administration policies, particularly NSA spying and overseas drone attacks. A few days before President’s Day, Stone participated in a panel discussion called “Imperial Overreach and the National Security State.” The presentation took place at the 2014 Students For Liberty Conference sponsored by a Libertarian… Read more »

Jon Stewart Mocks Unqualified Obama Ambassador Nominees [Video]

Jon Stewrt mocks Obama ambassador nominees

Even Jon Stewart thinks that President Obama’s recent ambassador picks are unqualified. Several of the nominees to head foreign embassies are fat-cats with a primary resume enhancer of raising at least $500,000 for the Obama reelection effort. In political speak, these one-percenters are referred to as bundlers. Earlier this month, when House Minority Leader Nancy… Read more »

Iran Bomb Threat Debated By EMP And National Security Experts

EMPact America

Iran will begin discussing a final agreement on their “nuclear dispute” with world powers next week. The big question looming on the minds of United States’ officials is how to make sure Tehran terminates enough of its atomic activity to thwart the ability to make a nuclear bomb and launch an EMP attack any time… Read more »

Cybersecurity Act Awaiting Approval In Congress

electro magnetic pulse attack

The National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act (HR3696) was introduced in Congress as the power grid attacks of 2013 finally filtered into the American consciousness. The cyber security legislation is supposed to allow communications integration centers within the Department of Homeland Security to offer real time cyber threat information. Although the cyber terrorism bill… Read more »

Vicki Kennedy Nominated By Obama For USPS Board Of Governors

vicki kennedy nominated for usps board of governors

Vicki Kennedy, widow of former Massachusetts Democratic Senator Ted Kennedy, has been nominated to the board of governors for the United States Postal Service. Ted passed away in 2009 from brain cancer. Vicki is a well respected lawyer and has been involved in politics for a long time. Her appointment to the board came as… Read more »