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Friday
Aug092013

ALG's Daily Grind - Holder's Florida self-defense blunder 

August 8, 2013

Holder's Florida self-defense blunder

Attorney General Eric Holder has urged that Florida's firearm and self-defense laws undergo national scrutiny.  This is a discussion that gun rights advocates should welcome.

Cartoon: Phony scandals

Obama shuts down the embassies.

Collusion on IRS scandal may reach FEC, SEC, and the White House

Democrats pressured the SEC to target potential corporate contributions to 501(c)(4)s, the FEC was potentially colluding with the IRS on the American Future Fund 501(c)(4) tax-exempt status, plus the push for the DISCLOSE Act all throughout 2010, and the IRS targeting itself, what emerges is a coordinated effort across several agencies and Congress to stifle political speech of the opposition—and to defy the Citizens United ruling.

Malanga: Muni investors beware: If you get burned, you deserve it

"To evade constitutional limits, local governments often float this debt by claiming it's not actually the responsibility of taxpayers to pay back."

Thursday
Aug082013

ALG's Daily Grind - Will Obama invoke executive privilege on the IRS documents?

August 7, 2013

Will Obama invoke executive privilege on the IRS documents?

How far will the White House go to conceal about 650,000 documents relevant to the IRS scandal targeting the tea party and other 501(c)(4) organizations?

Beware of Martin O'Malley

Maryland Governor: "By the end of this year I think we're on course to have a body of work that lays the framework for a candidacy in 2016."

Senate hearing proves Obama is lying about 'climate change'

Dr. Roy Spencer: "Skeptics generally are skeptical of the view that recent warming is all human-caused, and/or that it is of a sufficient magnitude to warrant immediate action given the cost of energy policies to the poor. They do not claim humans have no impact on climate whatsoever."

Woodhill: July unemployment evidence Ben & Barack poison the economy

"That the U.S. economy is as sick as it is today, more than four years into Obama's so-called 'recovery,' suggests that economic foul play is at work."

Wednesday
Aug072013

ALG's Daily Grind - Paul Krugman against reality

August 6, 2013

Paul Krugman against reality

New York Times columnist: "[Y] ou can't cut overall spending without cutting spending on particular programs." Actually, yes, you can — with sequester.

Cartoon: IRS in the black

House Oversight Committee receives its requested documents from the IRS.

Global Warming consensus obliterated—by facts

New study: "The amazing finding of the present study is that we do not observe global warming in the period 1982-2006, but significant cooling. What could be the cause?"

Reuters: U.S. directs agents to cover up program used to investigate Americans

John Shiffman and Kristian Cooke expose a secret Drug Enforcement Administration program that utilizes intelligence gathered to initiate investigations, and then conceals from defendants when brought to trial that the evidence originated as fruit from a poison tree.

Tuesday
Aug062013

ALG's Daily Grind - Official Washington vs. the People 

August 5, 2013

Editorial: Official Washington vs. the People

President Obama and Harry Reid have worked out a deal to exempt Congressional employees  including members of Congress from being treated like everyone else, and having to help pay the cost of premiums under Obamacare.

Time to sue for educational choice

Every state in the nation continues to practice via its public school establishment mental sterilizations that should be just as shocking as once commonly accepted eugenics and are primarily aimed at poor, minority children.

Defund Obamacare: 20 million under and unemployed deserve hope

It is time for Congress to pass a debt-ceiling increase that stops funding the president's healthcare law funding immediately, and if Obama wants to shut down the government by exercising his veto powers, so be it.

Oversight Subpoenas Treasury for IRS Targeting Documents

Issa: "During the past two weeks, President Obama and you have repeatedly labeled the IRS's strategy of targeting Americans for their political beliefs as a 'phony' scandal.  While the Obama Administration has so publicly deflected responsibility for the targeting, it simultaneously has attempted to thwart congressional oversight into the matter… the IRS has engaged in a systematic effort to delay, frustrate, impede, and obstruct the Committee's investigation."

Saturday
Aug032013

ALG's Daily Grind - WaPo's Klein discovers Obama economy stinks, news at eleven

Aug. 2, 2013

WaPo's Klein discovers Obama economy stinks, news at eleven

Klein: Shrinking labor force participation "calls entire recovery into question."

Cartoon: Dangerous strain

Chris Christie takes on Rand Paul on libertarianism.

Editor fired for 'take this job and shove it' headline

Chattanooga Times Free Press editorial page editor dumped because of a controversial editorial he penned for the paper, "Take your jobs plan and shove it, Mr. President."

Markay: Fracking helps make U.S. world's top petroleum producer

"According to data released this week by the Energy Information Administration (EIA), the U.S. produced 12.09 million barrels per day (mbpd) of petroleum in April. That outpaced Saudi Arabia, which produced 11.2 mbpd that month."