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Issa Cuts Cummings’ Mic - Lois Lerner Pleads Fifth Again

pic_giant_052313_Lois-Lerner-FEC Congressman and Chairman of the House Oversight Committee Darrell Issa (R-CA) quickly dismissed the meeting following former Internal Revenue Service head Lois Lerner pleading the Fifth Amendment again to every question that was posed to her, after she took an oath to answer questions truthfully. In doing so, he cut Congressman Elijah Cummings' (D-MD) microphone. […]

Do We Need More Voters, Or More Informed Voters?

vote How do people choose a candidate for public office?  Doubtless, there are many considerations, but one important consideration occurred in the last presidential election: self-aggrandizement.  For many white voters, voting for Obama was a chance to declare that they were non-biased, open-minded, fair, and admirable.  Above all, they weren't racist.  These people weren't voting for […]

A House of Cards - Abandon Hope, All Ye Who Enter Here

house-of-cards-600x345 For final confirmation that Washington, D.C. is unsalvageable, look no further than its obsession with its own deconstruction—the hit Netflix series House of Cards. Kevin Spacey essentially plays the anti-Christ, and the ruling class just can't get enough of seeing through its own mirror darkly. Oh, I know he technically plays Congressman-turned Vice President-turned President Underwood, […]

Georgia House Votes to Nullify Obamacare

10559379-atlanta-georgia--aug-8-the-georgia-state-capitol-building-on-august-8-2011-in-atlanta-georgia-the-bu Late Monday evening, the Georgia State House of Representatives passed HB707, which bans the state participating in significant portions of the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. The vote was 115-59. Representative Jason Spencer introduced HB707, The Georgia Health Care Freedom and ACA Noncompliance Act. Spencer also had five co-sponsors to the bill. According to Tenth Amendment […]

The Coming Collapse of the Welfare State

The_Welfare_state-649x376 In 1935, the year that FDR signed the Social Security Act into law, the birth rate was 18.7 per 1,000. In 1940, when the first monthly check was issued, it had gone up to 19.4. By 1954, when Disability had been added, the birth rate at the heart of the Baby Boom stood at 25.3.In […]

Hypocrisy – US Tells Russia to Stay Out of Ukraine

john kerry freedomoutpostdotcom Secretary of State John Kerry made this statement on NBC's Meet The Press this week, "You just don't invade another country on phony pretext in order to assert your interests." In discussing Russian troops entering Ukraine Kerry went on to say,  "This is an act of aggression that is completely trumped up in terms of its […]

Does A Closer Look at the Budapest Memorandum Indicate We Are on the Brink of World War III?

bill-clinton-boris-yeltsen The Budapest Memorandum on Security Assurances is an international treaty signed on 5 December 1994, providing security assurances by its signatories in connection to Ukraine's accession to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons. The Memorandum was originally signed by three nuclear-powers, the Russian Federation, the United States of America, and the United Kingdom. […]