Category Archives: US Politics
by Alex Pappas
Democratic Senate majority leader Harry Reid on Thursday strongly condemned Cliven Bundy, a constituent and rancher in Nevada, for his widely-reported offensive comments about African-Americans.
“Today, Bundy revealed himself to be a hateful racist,” Reid said in a statement provided by his office.
The New York Times reported on a recent rant by Bundy, who mused about what he referred to as “the Negro.” He has been in the news recently over his clash with the Bureau of Land Management over grazing fees.… Continue Reading
It’s becoming increasingly obvious that the Obama administration doesn’t like to involve itself in Islam-related controversy, so it’s only fitting that he obstruct the Sept. 11th perpetrators from being brought to justice.
The families of 9/11 victims are blasting President Obama for sabotaging the trials of 9/11 terrorists. According to victims, the Obama administration has been pushing the FBI to meddle in trials at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.… Continue Reading
By Adam O’Neal
Last month, as the Senate was busy negotiating the final details of its Ukraine aid package, Majority Leader Harry Reid became temporarily distracted with a campaign finance issue. Since winning re-election in 2010, Reid’s campaign had purchased gifts for supporters and donors from vendors like Bed Bath & Beyond, Amazon, Nordstrom, and the Senate gift shop, among others.… Continue Reading
When a couple of late night arrivals came in to join the ranks of the Bundy militia, it was enough to spook one volunteer who quickly determined they were federal plants doing intelligence gathering. That man, Frank Lindysthe, left on the spot.
Others are determined to do what it takes to defend the Bundy ranch, their Constitutional rights, and their nation in the process.… Continue Reading
Louisiana leads the world in incarceration rates. America leads the world and Louisiana leads America. It’s something you notice even driving through as the chain gangs and transport vehicles are hard to miss.
Texas Governor Rick Perry discusses the words of Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, Molon Labe, or Come and Take in response to some goading by the liberal former Brit Stuart Varney.
Perry says Varney is mischaracterizing Abbott’s comments; it’s more of a promise. Texas is very concerned about the BLM henchmen and the personal property rights of all Americans, not just those in Texas.… Continue Reading
By Emily Hulsey
After a seven-month study of the events surrounding 2012′s Benghazi attack, the Citizens Commission on Benghazi determined that it could have been prevented if the United States hadn’t allowed $500 million in weapons to be transported to Al Qaeda militants in Libya a year earlier.
‘The United States switched sides in the war on terror with what we did in Libya, knowingly facilitating the provision of weapons to known al-Qaeda militias and figures,’ Clare Lopez, a member of the commission and a former CIA officer, told MailOnline.… Continue Reading
Harry Reid is never overly animated in his mannerisms when talking, but this time he might wish he’d sat on his hands. While describing the ownership of the public lands at dispute in the Bundy standoff, Harry inadvertently points to himself. His words as he makes the gestures towards himself are “Federal Land, Public Lands.” It’s clear Harry Reid thinks Nevada land is his to do with as he chooses.… Continue Reading
by Josh Feldman
Ted Cruz weighed in on the Cliven Bundy situation with Texas radio host Chad Hasty Tuesday, and he called the standoff between Bundy supporters (some armed) and federal agents a tragic situation, but one that was the “culmination” of how President Obama has been pushing for a bigger and more intrusive federal government.… Continue Reading