Catch and Release: Interior immigration enforcement in 2013, CIE report by Jessica Vaughan. "A review of internal ICE metrics for 2013 reveals that hundreds of thousands of deportable aliens who were identified in the interior of the country were released instead of removed under the administration's sweeping 'prosecutorial discretion' guidelines. ... According to ICE personnel, the vast majority of these releases occurred because of current policies that shield most illegal aliens from enforcement...."
EMPact America: Homeland Threats-- March 6, 2014: The "Uninvited to CPAC 2014"
VIDEOS: Watch especially:
Welcome: - Steve Bannon, Breitbart.com
Keynote Address: - Atty Gen Michael Mukasey
Remarks: - Congressman Steve King (R-IA)
Panel 1: The Muslim Brotherhood, the “Civilization Jihad” and Its Enablers - Hon. Pete Hoekstra [via video] - Andrew McCarthy [via video] - Stephen Coughlin - John Guandolo - Deborah Weiss - Dr. Zhudi Jasser [via video]
Panel 2: Immigration: Phyllis Schlafly - Rosemary Jenks - Mark Krikorian - Amb. Roger Noriega
For all panels & videos, visit www.homelandthreats.com
Raymond Ibrahim: "U.S. 'Chose to Stay Silent"'on Muslim Persecution of Christians: November 2013." Country by country breakdown. Posted February 12, 2014.
The World Watch List (WWL) is a ranking of 50 countries where persecution of Christians for religious reasons is worst.
UNDER SIEGE: Fear on the Border in Fort Hancock, TX - Click here for YouTube
YOUTUBE: Latma TV: "The Boston Marathon bombing -- The FBI investigates" (video)
DEFUND OBAMACARE -- Maryland-Virginia overpass sign with Soviet symbol warning.
What about the Workers? NRO Editor John O'Sullivan weighs in with senator Jeff Sessions on amnesty and blue collar America.
"TELL THE AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE UNION: Grover Norquist Must Go: Let the Organizers of CPAC Know that the Conservative Movement is No Place for Islamist Agents of Influence." See letter signed by security experts -- Agent of Influence: Grover Norquist and the Assault on the Right -- and SIGN the petition.
EMPact America -- American Security and the Iranian Bomb: Analyzing Threats at Home and Abroad: Senator Ted Cruz and Former CIA Director James Woolsey Headline Panel on Iranian Nuclear Agreement and Threats Posed. View live video of Feb 6 event here.
Update on the Liberty Amendments. People are moving forward on Mark Levin's proposed Convention of the States. Sign up to receive updates. Download the manual.
YouTube--Hannity interviews Mark Levin about the Convention of States and the Liberty Amendments.
Front Page Magazine: Benghazi Victims’ Families Demand Real Investigation. Open Letter to House Speaker John Boehner. “'To the living we owe respect. To the dead we owe the truth.”'–Voltaire"
Two rundowns from the Heritage Foundation:
(1) More New Taxes and Fees: How You’ll Pay for Obamacare in 2014. " Obamacare contains 18 specific tax hikes, mandates, or penalties that cost Americans money, and three new ones take effect in 2014. This is only the beginning—watch how two of these taxes get worse in the years to come."
(2) Obamacare's 18 New Tax Hikes. "Here's a timetable and the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and Joint Committee on Taxation‘s (JCT) updated cost of the Obamacare tax hikes and penalties.
Andrew McCarthy: Obamacare’s Unconstitutional Origins: Tax legislation has to originate in the House; the health-care law didn’t.
BREAK THE 'UNIPARTY.' “Candidate Smith, whether for President of the United States or dog catcher, must be able to say: ‘I am the only candidate who represents those Americans who want smaller government, who want to safeguard human life, who defend the free exercise of religion, the right to keep and bear arms, and who oppose the government’s intrusion into our lives, and I am so certified by the following organizations…. My opponent is supported by the Republican Establishment. What do you think that represents? It represents the UniParty!’” – Angelo Codevilla — Breaking The UniParty. See analysis: "New Year’s 2014 Imperative: Turn GOP In An American Direction" in the Blue Ridge Forum.
OVERPASS MEDIA: Maryland State Police take down "We Say Merry Christmas" banner from an overpass on Brooklyn Bridge Road, over I-95 northbound near Laurel in Maryland. See story and VIDEO on the Blue Ridge Forum.
THE PATRIOTIC NATIONAL SECURITY ESTABLISHMENT STRIKES BACK! Read February 11 JOINT LETTER by Gaffney, Mukasey, Woolsey, West, Boykin, McCarthy & others to American Conservative Union attorney Cleta Mitchell. "National Security Professionals Challenge ACU on Muslim Brotherhood Operations Against the Right. The Islamists' --and their Enablers' -- Assault on the Right: The Case Against Grover Norquist and Suhail Kahn."
HERITAGE FOUNDATION: "Obamacare’s Insurance Exchanges: 'Private Coverage' in Name Only," By Robert E. Moffit, Ph.D. and Edmund F. Haislmaier. "The Obamacare health insurance exchange system, though often sold as a mechanism to provide consumer choice and competition, is, in fact, a vehicle for the detailed federal regulation of insurance. Americans can expect less choice and less competition."
Transparency 101: Judicial Watch FOIA Handbook. Download free. A user's guide to the Freedom of Information Act.
Open Letter to Speaker John Boehner from the Fredericksburg Tea Party, Wednesday, October 16, 2013.
Republicans for Obamacare? by Angelo M. Codevilla
Raymond Ibrahim for Gatestone Institute updates Muslim Persecution of Christians: Christians Murdered Nonstop in Nigeria. Pastors, funerals, churches, converts become targets in many countries. May, 2013.
Ken Timmerman on the Syria SNAFU, 9-9-2013. " Now the White House is soft-peddling its so-far unsupported claims that the Syrian regime was responsible for the August 21, 2013 chemical weapons attack that killed hundreds of people in a suburb of Damascus."
NumbersUSA: What you can do to kill the Amnesty Bill during Congress' August recess.
Sign Petition to Designate Murderous Nigerian Group as Foreign Terrorist Organization -- the Clarion Project.
BALLOTPEDIA info on Maryland schools -- elected officials, demographics, school population in biggest counties, financial tidbits.
Senator Jeff Sessions: Gang Of Eight Legislation Dictated By Special Interests - YouTube
Is Congressional GOP Leadership up to the challenge? Hear Thursday Meeting regular Ed Hunter and other Marylanders (click HERE and continue to end of video) on Fox News personality Greta Van Susteren's August 7 show. Thursday Meeting regular Dee Hodges, chief of the Maryland Taxpayers Association, also took part in the Town Hall. "TOWN HALL ANGER: 'WE'RE DYING OUT THERE!' While Congress is on vacation, angry Americans are venting their frustration over ObamaCare, Benghazi, the NSA scandal and more at town hall meetings." The video covers Representative Andy Harris' August 6 Town Meeting in Bel Air.
Interview with Larry Nordvig Executive Director of the Richmond Tea Party, "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren," Foix News, 8-8-2013.
"Dissecting Political Correctness," by Stella Morabito, Witherspoon Institute's Public Discourse.
NSA AND ALL THAT...
Gun Owners of America warns that "Amnesty Lite" would weaken voter support for Second Amendment right to bear arms.
"Tinker, Tailor, Snowden, Spy ," by Gordon G. Chang, Gatestone Institute.
BLIND TO TERROR: THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S DISASTROUS MUSLIM OUTREACH EFFORTS AND THE IMPACT ON U.S. MIDDLE EAST POLICY, by Patrick S. Poole, June 4, 2013. Our "schizophrenic" Muslim outreach policies have rendered U.S. security institutions blind to the jihadist terror threat.
HILL MEMO: "Twelve Reasons the 'Gang of 8' Immigration Bill Should Be Opposed."
NEW HERITAGE REPORT! "The Fiscal Cost of Unlawful Immigrants and Amnesty to the U.S. Taxpayer," by Robert Rector and Jason Richwine, Ph.D. May 6, 2013
House Select Committee on Benghazi Sponsors.
The Madison Projects Releases Updated Index Scores For 112th Congress (May 8th, 2013 ). Created in 2012, the MPI measures how closely each Republican House Member is performing against the expected conservative score for his or her district.
"INHOFE: DHS AMMO GRAB TO ‘DRY UP’ SUPPLY. Claims Obama administration intentionally undermining 2nd Amendment," from Klein Online.
Daniel Horowitz "Chain Migration Will Bury the Republic and Republican Party" (Madison Project)
YOUTUBES & VIDEOS
Blue Ridge Forum story on FDR’s 1933 ″New Deal” with the USSR: 'Shutting Our Eyes To Soviet Influence and Prefiguring Today’s Blindness to Muslim Brotherhood Penetration.' YouTube of a remarkable symposium with expert participants Frank Gaffney, Diana West, Stanton Evans, Stephen Coughlin and Chris Farrell.
Stephen Coughlin: Counterterror Training, Education, and Analysis. (A highly informative series.)
Click here for video of conference: PlanMaryland: At the Crossroads.
Andrew McCarthy on Civilizational Jihad in America. Watch YouTube.
Paul Larkin. the Overcriminalization Project of Heritage Foundation: "Defanging the Lacey Act: The Freedom from Over-Criminalization and Unjust Seizures Act of 2012"
"FREE MARYLAND” -- A Discussion Paper About Ways to Reach Conservative Goals Over the Next Decade, by Richard Falknor.
Hans Bader: Millionaire collects Food Stamps; Food Stamps Cover Far More than the Price of Food.
Survival, Inc. Freedom, Independence and Sovereignty. See archive
TO VISIT FREQUENTLY:
Gatestone: Reports on threats to democracy, the rule of law, Muslim persecution of Christians, and other topics the mainstream media neglects.
Watchers of Weasels
World Watch List (Christian persecution)
--Ron Lipsman: The Write Stuff
--Monoblogue: Delmarva, Maryland politics, and more
--Potomac Tea Party Report
--NewZeal - Trevor Loudon's invaluable perspective
--Discover the Networks: A Guide to the Political Left
--Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
--John Fleischman's Flash Report (California).
--Center for Immigration Studies blog
--Election Law Center: Latest developments on suspect contests
--Refugee Resettlement Watch: Washington County, MD-based blog, covering abuses in our bigger-than-you-would-think 'refugee' program.
--American Dream Coalition: "Protecting freedom, mobility, and affordable home ownership"
--Neighborhood Effects: "American state and local economic policy and political economy issues"
--Capital Research Blog: Research on philanthropy and nonprofits.
The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)'s 2012 edition of Ten Thousand Commandments: An Annual Snapshot of the Federal Regulatory State.
Use FIRE's spotlight to see how colleges in Maryland restrict speech.
Angelo M. Codevilla on "America's Ruling Class--And the Perils of Revolution." The broad rethink that has changed the way the many conservative commentators talk about the danger we face.
American Thinker's "Complete Lexicon of Political Speech."
Senator Judd Gregg: How the Senate can obstruct and delay Obama's revolutionary initiatives. See Blue Ridge Forum.
2009 letter from Maryland's John Kane to senators Leahy and Specter endorsing Tom Perez as Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights. Letter endorsing Perez from Tony O'Donnell.
Heritage Foundation: "Letting Patriot Act Provisions Expire Would Be Irresponsible"
John O'Sullivan's First Law, on the staff of large organizations and liberalism.
"How Our Laws Are Made." Revised and Updated by John V. Sullivan, Parliamentarian, U.S. House of Representatives. Presented by Mr. Brady of Pennsylvania. July 24, 2007
FAIR's Jack Martin: "The Costs of Illegal Immigration to Marylanders"
"The Trillion Dollar Gap: Underfunded State Retirement Systems and the Road to Reform"-- Maryland and Virginia, Pew Foundation.
City Journal's Bradley A. Smith: "In Defense of Political Anonymity"
"Multiculturalism and Cultural Marxism," William S. Lind
Heritage Foundation: "The Birth of the Administrative State"
Heritage Foundation's Paul Rosenzweig: Overcriminalization.