Obama and the U.N. Collude to “Beef Up” and Nationalize America’s Police Departments – Minutemen News

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This won’t come as a surprise.  Obama and the United Nations are on another quest to “beef up” and nationalize America’s police departments.  This is just another of the numerous initiatives by the U.N. to attack our Constitution and our rights as citizens.

The New American reports – After recently demanding everything from “robust gun control” and reparations for slavery to constitutional amendments altering the supreme law of the land, the United Nations has now publicly endorsed the Obama administration’s illegal efforts to federalize America’s local police departments. A UN official also offered to provide “technical assistance” to the U.S. government in implementing its radical demands.   

Specifically, a UN official from Kenya touted one of the many schemes used by the White House to impose unconstitutional federal regulations on local law enforcement. Dubbed “consent decrees,” the plot involves extremist bureaucrats at the Obama Justice Department threatening, bullying, and suing city governments into submission to Obama’s demands. The UN “lawyer” called for the administration’s commandeering of cops to be “beefed up” and “increased” to help nationalize as many of America’s police departments as possible.

Citing “international law,” the UN figure also attacked gun rights and the concealed carry of firearms. The latest UN assault on the God-given rights to keep and bear arms, protected by state and U.S. constitutions, came after a deluge of similar attacks coming from the global body, and its widely ridiculed “Human Rights Council” in particular. While the U.S. government is not currently represented, some of the most ruthless communist and Islamist dictatorships on the planet enjoy seats on the outfit

The UN bureaucrat boasted of the Obama administration’s “cooperation” in the supposed investigation. However, the reaction to the UN’s attacks was swift, with criticism of the UN, often ridiculed by critics as the “dictators club,” making headlines across America after being posted on the Drudge Report, the world’s top news and information site.  

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March, 2015 (more than a year ago), Rep. Mike Rogers introduced a bill (H.R. 1205: American Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2015) The bill had seven co-sponsors and was assigned to the House Foreign Affairs committee (Chariman: Ed Royce). There were no roll call votes, so it basically died in committee.

Here are the names of the original co-sponsors: John “Jimmy” Duncan (R-TN2), Tim Huelskamp (R-KS1), Maggie Thomas (R-KY4), Lynn Westmoreland (R-GA3), Ted Yoho (R-FL3), Jeff Duncan (R-SC3), and Walter Jones (R-NC3)

Start contacting your representatives, and even these who supported the bill, to see if we can get this bill reintroduced, or a similar one pushed through.

We must get out of the U.N.!

Independence Day – Tea Party Nation

We at Tea Party Nation wish you a happy Independence Day.  And we encourage you to take a moment and read the document that gave us a free nation.

When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bonds which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed. That whenever any form of government becomes destructive to these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shown that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such government, and to provide new guards for their future security. —

Such has been the patient sufferance of these colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former systems of government. The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute tyranny over these states. To prove this, let facts be submitted to a candid world.

He has refused his assent to laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good.

He has forbidden his governors to pass laws of immediate and pressing importance, unless suspended in their operation till his assent should be obtained; and when so suspended, he has utterly neglected to attend to them.

He has refused to pass other laws for the accommodation of large districts of people, unless those people would relinquish the right of representation in the legislature, a right inestimable to them and formidable to tyrants only.

He has called together legislative bodies at places unusual, uncomfortable, and distant from the depository of their public records, for the sole purpose of fatiguing them into compliance with his measures.

He has dissolved representative houses repeatedly, for opposing with manly firmness his invasions on the rights of the people.

He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions, to cause others to be elected; whereby the legislative powers, incapable of annihilation, have returned to the people at large for their exercise; the state remaining in the meantime exposed to all the dangers of invasion from without, and convulsions within.

He has endeavored to prevent the population of these states; for that purpose obstructing the laws for naturalization of foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migration hither, and raising the conditions of new appropriations of lands.

He has obstructed the administration of justice, by refusing his assent to laws for establishing judiciary powers.

He has made judges dependent on his will alone, for the tenure of their offices, and the amount and payment of their salaries.

He has erected a multitude of new offices, and sent hither swarms of officers to harass our people, and eat out their substance.

He has kept among us, in times of peace, standing armies without the consent of our legislature.

He has affected to render the military independent of and superior to civil power.

He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution, and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his assent to their acts of pretended legislation:

  • For quartering large bodies of armed troops among us:
  • For protecting them, by mock trial, from punishment for any murders which they should commit on the inhabitants of these states:
  • For cutting off our trade with all parts of the world:
  • For imposing taxes on us without our consent:
  • For depriving us in many cases, of the benefits of trial by jury:
  • For transporting us beyond seas to be tried for pretended offenses:
  • For abolishing the free system of English laws in a neighboring province, establishing therein an arbitrary government, and enlarging its boundaries so as to render it at once an example and fit instrument for introducing the same absolute rule in these colonies:
  • For taking away our charters, abolishing our most valuable laws, and altering fundamentally the forms of our governments:
  • For suspending our own legislatures, and declaring themselves invested with power to legislate for us in all cases whatsoever.1377023_632027936839875_306360385_n

He has abdicated government here, by declaring us out of his protection and waging war against us.

He has plundered our seas, ravaged our coasts, burned our towns, and destroyed the lives of our people.

He is at this time transporting large armies of foreign mercenaries to complete the works of death, desolation and tyranny, already begun with circumstances of cruelty and perfidy scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworthy the head of a civilized nation.

He has constrained our fellow citizens taken captive on the high seas to bear arms against their country, to become the executioners of their friends and brethren, or to fall themselves by their hands.

He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavored to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian savages, whose known rule of warfare, is undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions. 

In every stage of these oppressions we have petitioned for redress in the most humble terms: our repeated petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A prince, whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people.

Nor have we been wanting in attention to our British brethren. We have warned them from time to time of attempts by their legislature to extend an unwarrantable jurisdiction over us. We have reminded them of the circumstances of our emigration and settlement here. We have appealed to their native justice and magnanimity, and we have conjured them by the ties of our common kindred to disavow these usurpations, which, would inevitably interrupt our connections and correspondence. We must, therefore, acquiesce in the necessity, which denounces our separation, and hold them, as we hold the rest of mankind, enemies in war, in peace friends.

We, therefore, the representatives of the United States of America, in General Congress, assembled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world for the rectitude of our intentions, do, in the name, and by the authority of the good people of these colonies, solemnly publish and declare, that these united colonies are, and of right ought to be free and independent states; that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the state of Great Britain, is and ought to be totally dissolved; and that as free and independent states, they have full power to levy war, conclude peace, contract alliances, establish commerce, and to do all other acts and things which independent states may of right do. And for the support of this declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.Image

Gun Control, Terror Watchlist — The NRA and the Rule of Law

By Dave Dolbee published on June 30, 2016 in News

America witnessed a remarkable and telling legislative showdown last week that revolved around a very simple concept underlying American democracy. That concept is due process. Some were willing to discard it for the sake of politics and the illusion of safety. Others were not. Here is what the NRA had to say about it:

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Unable to sway the Congress to enact his gun control agenda, the president is trying to upset the Founding Father’s system of checks and balances by going it alone.

A series of untenable gun control proposals – some which would have placed your Second Amendment rights at the mercy of bureaucratic fiat, black lists, and secret “evidence” – were defeated.

But the degree to which some were willing to abandon foundational principles for short-term and self-serving political gain should serve as a sobering reminder to all that American freedom is not free and that we should never think our government will simply default to it. The Founders understood that, which is why we have a written Constitution and Bill of Rights.

Proponents of gun control tried to portray the showdown as being over those who wanted terrorists to have guns and those who don’t. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT), a gun control standard-bearer, disgraced the dignity of his office by claiming “Republicans have decided to sell weapons to ISIS.”

Think about how ridiculous that statement is.

And it becomes all the more ridiculous in light of how strenuously President Obama, who embodies the values and agenda of Murphy’s politics, tried to deflect the blame for the Orlando terrorist attack away from radical Islamic jihad, the asserted basis of the attacker himself.

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While the defenders of the Second Amendment have seen significant victories over the past year a couple of recent losses are troubling.

Obama loyalists desperately tried to portray NRA and the Second Amendment as the culprits in the Orlando attacks. During a series of publicity stunts – including Murphy’s “filibuster” on the Senate Floor and a “sit-in” by members of Congress on the House Floor – America heard again and again that gun control is now a matter of national security.

During times of fear and crisis, it’s easy to forget what we’re about as a country. It’s natural for opportunistic and ambitious politicians to grab more power for themselves. It’s natural for entrenched authority to demonize opposition and try to suppress dissent. We saw all of that this past week.

But America has always tried to be better than that, which is why the Constitution is the supreme law of the land. It is greater than any individual. It is mightier than any institution. And it states that no person shall be “deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law ….” Whatever else Obama, Murphy, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and their surrogates in the media tried to make this past week’s contentious legislative efforts about, that’s what was at stake.

The government cannot arbitrarily deny or withhold rights. When someone’s life, liberty, or property is at stake, the person has a right to notice and the opportunity to respond, and the government bears the burden of making its case before a neutral decision-maker as to why its actions are justified. Without these simple principles, we are not a country of laws.

But that was too much for Feinstein, Murphy, and their anti-gun Senate colleagues. They would settle for nothing less than giving bureaucrats the authority to deny gun purchases at will, without any proving of their case. They would not stand (literally, in the case of their House counterparts) to require the government, if it were later sued over the deprivation, to have to prove anything other than a basis for its own “reasonable suspicion” against the individual. The want to let the government, in other words, retroactively rationalize its decision to abolish a fundamental right – not by actually proving a person is somehow a public safety risk because of nexus to terrorism – but by demonstrating it was not “unreasonable” in “suspecting” so at the time.

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That’s not due process.

Make no mistake, the NRA does not want terrorists to have legal – or illegal – access to firearms.  NRA members have fought and died in the war on terror so we take a backseat to no one when it comes to national security.

Freedom endured this week in the U.S. Senate, but it would not have been possible without the dedication of NRA members who were willing to stand up and contact their elected officials in the face of this latest threat.  NRA members flooded Congressional switchboards in just a few short days, and it worked.  Your continued vigilance has always been what makes the NRA the strongest civil rights organization in the world.

At the same time, our victory would not have been possible without the Second Amendment leadership of Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA).  Both senators introduced legislation to protect the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding gun owners and worked tirelessly against passage of the gun control legislation introduced by Feinstein, Murphy, and others.  We could not have been successful without them.

But let’s be careful to not consider the battle over.  The Senate will remain in session this coming week, so your continued pressure is needed.  Gun control proposals could go well beyond the amendments that were voted on last week, so please contact your U.S. Senators and your U.S. Representative immediately and let them know you oppose any new gun control measures. You can call your lawmakers at 202-224-3121 or click here to Take Action.

Did the NRA get it right? What will you do to defeat future gun control measures and support the Second Amendment? Share your plans in the comment section.

Army Ranger at Benghazi: Liberal Media Demonizes Guns After Orlando But Here’s What I’d Do for Them

ORLANDO, FL - JUNE 12: <> on June 12, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

 

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Since the Orlando terror attack, many media outlets have rushed to blame a lack of gun laws for the tragedy. And the calls for increased gun regulation have amplified…

Independent Journal Review chose to get the perspective of someone who had also experienced an American tragedy firsthand.

We talked to Kris Paronto, an ex-Army Ranger, who survived the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

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The Hollywood film “13 Hours: Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” is based off his and his teammates’ harrowing experiences on the ground.

Paronto didn’t mince words about Orlando or those who rush to blame guns for what is being called the worst mass shooting on American soil ever.

Paronto said:

“It has nothing to do with the weapons that were used. It has to do with the ideology involved with the attacker. Whether he got trained in the states or got his ideology online, the weapons system makes no difference at all.

If I would have been in the nightclub with a M4 or M16 I would have shot the guy before he killed 49 people. The media is trying to demonize the weapon in the name of gun control.

Look, a weapon system is a tool like a hammer. It’s like anything else. In the wrong hands it can be used to hurt people and in the right hands — it’s a hammer.

In every one of these countries where they are terrorists, they have guns. I’ve been to these areas and seen what the jihadis are capable of. And they may be armed with an AK-47, but it’s their belief system and ideology that kills people. The AK-47 doesn’t fire itself.”

Paronto continued:

“Mateen went after a group that he knew was going to be an easy target. I don’t get why liberals keep spinning this into a gun control issue. Maybe it’s because the president can’t say it.

This is terrorists killing innocent people. He would have got that gun in any way. I’ve been around it in Benghazi and elsewhere. I’ve killed terrorists.

It’s always the ideology that drives them to squeeze the trigger or strap a bomb to their chest.

So we need to wake up and figure this out. Or they will be more attacks and we will have more tragedies like Orlando.

We need to have armed security in these places. I’ll stand at a door with a gun. I did it for ten years. It may make people uncomfortable in the club. But guess what, you’re going to go home alive.”

He took a shot at anyone politicizing Orlando:

“The politicizing of Orlando pisses me off. It’s less than human. The reason being is because people died that night and that’s where the focus needs to be. So we need to look at what took place and mourn.

It’s time to heal and making such a tragedy all about blaming the weapon is disgusting. Anyone trying to use it for political gain is worthless.”

A leader doesn’t go on TV and politicize. They take a breath, go in the back room and figure out exactly what happened.”

Then, Paronto told me what he wants the “liberal media” to know more than anything else:

“As the media is demonizing the weapon system in Orlando, they have no idea that if they were under attack, I would pick up a gun.

And I would stand right in front of them and take a bullet. And I’d try to take down as many bad guys as I could even if I was outmatched.”

Paronto concluded, “Because it’s the right thing to do. The American thing to do…”

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“And because it’s what I was trained to do as a Ranger — protect the lives of others who are unable to protect themselves.”

WHEN IS ENOUGH, ENOUGH? – Tea Party Nation

Posted by Bruce Davis

In the never ending saga of Liberal stupidity and deliberate and continual lying to the American people our idiot president Obama has just said there is no clear evidence that the shooter in Orlando was directed by ISIS. Guess he missed all those internet calls from ISIS and other Muslim terrorists to target soft targets in the US that were also reported in the media. He must have been on one of his many vacations, out playing golf, campaigning or is still not reading his Presidential Daily Briefing papers because he is so smart, in his own mind, that nobody can tell him anything he does not already know. I thought he got all his news from the TV, so how did he miss this since even the left wing media mentioned these threats? By Obama’s rationale I guess that we can now also believe that, despite the facts, that there is no clear evidence that Obama is a Muslim terror supporter and/or that there is no clear evidence that he has an IQ no higher than a turnip.

Furthermore he is now beating the gun control bandwagon once again despite the fact that the shooter fully complied with gun laws and the primary reason he was able to buy a gun was two separate slipshod investigations of his threats to kill by his own FBI who after the last investigation actually removed him from a list which would have been triggered when he tried to buy any guns.  Additionally his continual threatening behavior on the job which should have resulted in being reported to the authorities and being terminated apparently was not done by his employer due to fear of being labeled racists by both the government and the self appointed PC police. One former employee reported he quit his job with the same company due to being threatened by the shooter when nothing was done by the employer.  His former wife also reported his propensity for violence to the authorities, however apparently nothing was done about this domestic violence.  Normally incidents of domestic violence like that reported should have resulted in him being arrested and then not being able to either purchase any guns or even use a gun in his job as a security person.  BTW as a former Florida police chief I am aware that Florida law does not even require the spouses approval to make an arrest.  In fact, officers are mandated to make an arrest of the aggressor in domestic violence cases so, if the situation is as reported. it seems clear someone in local law enforcement screwed up big time by not doing what the law required.

BTW here we go again with the “gun free” zones that Liberal legislators keep falsely saying make us safe. Hello Mr. and Ms. stupid Liberal. Criminals and terrorists are not impressed by your laws making so many locations gun free zones. They don’t give a damn! Virtually every single mass shooting, including this latest one in Orlando, that has occurred in the US is the past 20-30 years occurred in a so-called “gun free zone” so these deaths can be blamed directly on you. To give you an idea of the idiocy of these laws in my current state of residence any business open to the public can post the business as a “gun free zone” which makes it a crime for a CCW holder to be armed on their premises. In addition to the gun having to be stored in a vehicle where it might be stolen the permit holder is defenseless should a criminal or terrorist decides to target that location. Unbelievably the Federal law, 18 USC 926b (The Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act) that permits retired police officers, who annually qualify at the range, to carry concealed weapons also prohibits them from carrying in these “gun free zones”. Since this act was supposedly passed to allow officers to protect themselves from violent criminals they had arrested before retiring the logic of this provision in the law escapes me and makes the title of the law kind of ridiculous. Shows the lack of intelligence and logic of our elected officials, doesn’t it?

Obama is also now stating we must change. Excuse me, but maybe instead the Muslims need to change and stop killing anyone not a Muslin. I am sick and tired of this jerk, other Liberals and even some RINO’s lecturing us on what it is to be a true American. In fact, I am livid at the hubris and arrogance of Obama and these self appointed guardians of our conduct.  Sorry, but anyone who still supports this scumbag with his PC, BS support of Muslims or still thinks he is capable of competently running this country is also either an complete brain dead idiot or a bigger scumbag than Obama.

Obama intends to permit tens of thousands of unscreenable Muslims in to our country in the near future. My bottom line question is just how far are the American people who are victimized by this idiocy going to let this go on? Just how many people need to be killed and maimed before something effective is done or are we going to be like the Jews who let themselves be slaughtered in the WWII concentration camps of Nazi Germany? Furthermore, even more importantly, are we going to continue to stand by and reelect the equally despicable legislators who repeatedly refused to fulfill their Constitutional duty to impeach Obama for his egregious illegal conduct and to change these stupid “gun free zone” laws which have been passed by both the Federal government and most states.

n the never ending saga of Liberal stupidity and deliberate and continual lying to the American people our idiot president Obama has just said there is no clear evidence that the shooter in Orlando was directed by ISIS. Guess he missed all those internet calls from ISIS and other Muslim terrorists to target soft targets in the US that were also reported in the media. He must have been on one of his many vacations, out playing golf, campaigning or is still not reading his Presidential Daily Briefing papers because he is so smart, in his own mind, that nobody can tell him anything he does not already know. I thought he got all his news from the TV, so how did he miss this since even the left wing media mentioned these threats? By Obama’s rationale I guess that we can now also believe that, despite the facts, that there is no clear evidence that Obama is a Muslim terror supporter and/or that there is no clear evidence that he has an IQ no higher than a turnip.

Furthermore he is now beating the gun control bandwagon once again despite the fact that the shooter fully complied with gun laws and the primary reason he was able to buy a gun was two separate slipshod investigations of his threats to kill by his own FBI who after the last investigation actually removed him from a list which would have been triggered when he tried to buy any guns.  Additionally his continual threatening behavior on the job which should have resulted in being reported to the authorities and being terminated apparently was not done by his employer due to fear of being labeled racists by both the government and the self appointed PC police. One former employee reported he quit his job with the same company due to being threatened by the shooter when nothing was done by the employer.  His former wife also reported his propensity for violence to the authorities, however apparently nothing was done about this domestic violence.  Normally incidents of domestic violence like that reported should have resulted in him being arrested and then not being able to either purchase any guns or even use a gun in his job as a security person.  BTW as a former Florida police chief I am aware that Florida law does not even require the spouses approval to make an arrest.  In fact, officers are mandated to make an arrest of the aggressor in domestic violence cases so, if the situation is as reported. it seems clear someone in local law enforcement screwed up big time by not doing what the law required.

BTW here we go again with the “gun free” zones that Liberal legislators keep falsely saying make us safe. Hello Mr. and Ms. stupid Liberal. Criminals and terrorists are not impressed by your laws making so many locations gun free zones. They don’t give a damn! Virtually every single mass shooting, including this latest one in Orlando, that has occurred in the US is the past 20-30 years occurred in a so-called “gun free zone” so these deaths can be blamed directly on you. To give you an idea of the idiocy of these laws in my current state of residence any business open to the public can post the business as a “gun free zone” which makes it a crime for a CCW holder to be armed on their premises. In addition to the gun having to be stored in a vehicle where it might be stolen the permit holder is defenseless should a criminal or terrorist decides to target that location. Unbelievably the Federal law, 18 USC 926b (The Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act) that permits retired police officers, who annually qualify at the range, to carry concealed weapons also prohibits them from carrying in these “gun free zones”. Since this act was supposedly passed to allow officers to protect themselves from violent criminals they had arrested before retiring the logic of this provision in the law escapes me and makes the title of the law kind of ridiculous. Shows the lack of intelligence and logic of our elected officials, doesn’t it?

Obama is also now stating we must change. Excuse me, but maybe instead the Muslims need to change and stop killing anyone not a Muslin. I am sick and tired of this jerk, other Liberals and even some RINO’s lecturing us on what it is to be a true American. In fact, I am livid at the hubris and arrogance of Obama and these self appointed guardians of our conduct.  Sorry, but anyone who still supports this scumbag with his PC, BS support of Muslims or still thinks he is capable of competently running this country is also either an complete brain dead idiot or a bigger scumbag than Obama.

Obama intends to permit tens of thousands of unscreenable Muslims in to our country in the near future. My bottom line question is just how far are the American people who are victimized by this idiocy going to let this go on? Just how many people need to be killed and maimed before something effective is done or are we going to be like the Jews who let themselves be slaughtered in the WWII concentration camps of Nazi Germany? Furthermore, even more importantly, are we going to continue to stand by and reelect the equally despicable legislators who repeatedly refused to fulfill their Constitutional duty to impeach Obama for his egregious illegal conduct and to change these stupid “gun free zone” laws which have been passed by both the Federal government and most states.

The Truth Behind “Fast and Furious” is Finally Coming Out

Five times Obama officials pleaded the Fifth rather than testify about the Department of Justice’s Fast and Furious gun-running scam continues to link Obama guns to domestic and international murders and gun violence.

By Constitution.com

Fast and Furious is one of the many scandals that has not gotten the judicial or media attention deserved. Who can Holder F&Fforget the ongoing IRS scandal, billions of taxpayer money wasted on Obama’s cronies’ Solyndra scam, the illegal monitoring of journalists’ phone records, unconstitutionally waging war without Congressional approval, and of course, Benghazi. Not to mention committing treason by sending billions of dollars to America’s sworn enemy, Iran.

Rusty Weiss of Mental Recession writes:

“One can’t be blamed for having a cloudy memory on Fast and Furious, with the administration successfully stonewalling information on the scandal for years, and a disinterested media indirectly helping the cover-up through silence. But that may be about to change.”

“New e-mails have surfaced, exposing the Obama administration’s painstaking efforts to cover up the gun-running scandal, and revealing that the entire operation was an elaborate setup to create a gun crisis in America that would necessitate the president’s need to step in and squash the Second Amendment.”

Via the New York Post:

The deadly-but-forgotten government gun-running scandal known as “Fast and Furious” has lain dormant for years, thanks to White House stonewalling and media compliance. But newly uncovered emails have reopened the case, exposing the anatomy of a coverup by an administration that promised to be the most transparent in history.

A federal judge has forced the release of more than 20,000 pages of emails and memos previously locked up under President Obama’s phony executive-privilege claim. A preliminary review shows top Obama officials deliberately obstructing congressional probes into the border gun-running operation.

Fast and Furious was a Justice Department program that allowed assault weapons — including .50-caliber rifles powerful enough to take down a helicopter — to be sold to Mexican drug cartels allegedly as a way to track them. But internal documents later revealed the real goal was to gin up a crisis requiring a crackdown on guns in America. Fast and Furious was merely a pretext for imposing stricter gun laws.

Only the scheme backfired when Justice agents lost track of the nearly 2,000 guns sold through the program and they started turning up at murder scenes on both sides of the border — including one that claimed the life of US Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry.

gun-controlWhile then-Attorney General Eric Holder was focused on politics, people were dying. At least 20 other deaths or violent crimes have been linked to Fast and Furious-trafficked guns.

Jeff Dunetz at The Lid writes:

The Fast and Furious weapons ceded to the drug cartels have been used for other crimes in Mexico, used to kill a Border Agent named Brian Terry, and turned up  at the scenes of violent crimes in Phoenix, as well as at least 11 other violent crimes across the country.

In December of 2012, Mexican beauty queen Maria Susana Flores Gamez was murdered by someone using a gun provided by Obama Fast and Furious debacle.

Even Mexican drug kingpin, ‘El Chapo,’ managed to get his hands on a .50-caliber rifle courtesy of the Obama administration.

These and other murders and violent crimes occurred – simply because Barack Obama needed to feed his ego and be the man who crushed Second Amendment rights in America.

How many more people have to die from Obama’s DOJ guns, until the media and the American Justice System realize that Fast and Furious was not a “Phony Scandal”?IMG_1034.JPG

 

Nevada Assemblywoman: If You Were at Bundy Ranch and Had a Gun, Nevada Prosecutors are Looking to Arrest You within the Next Few Days – Freedom Outpost

Posted by Tim Brown

In an exclusive interview with Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore on Friday, she told Oathkeepers News Media Director Jason Van Tatenhove that Nevada prosecutors mentioned the fact that there was another round of “mass” arrests of American patriots who showed up in Bunkerville, Nevada at the Bundy Ranch siege in 2014 with a gun.

“The Nevada prosecutor that was in Oregon last week, told an Oregon attorney today, Friday March 18 through the upcoming Tuesday, they will be doing another ‘mass’ amounts of arrests of anyone that was in Bunkerville with a firearm in 2014,” she the Nevada Assemblywoman.

Pick up the video around the 9:00 mark for Fiore’s comments on this issue and take time to educate yourself with the entire video on the updates she brings as she has really represented her people there in Nevada like no one I’ve ever seen do.

Fiore added that she had received a call from someone that had been in Bunkerville with a gun, and according to her, “the FBI stalked him for I guess a few weeks, stalked his house, his 12-year-old daughter was home, pulled up right behind him, and he was polite and he invited them in.”

“He was cautious,” Fiore added. “But I advise everyone… if the FBI or the police want to question you, absolutely not without your attorney.”

That is wise advice and also a right you have under the US Constitution, which states in part in the Fifth Amendment, “No person…shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself.” 

Of course, many people want to be friendly, but they are naïve to the workings of how manipulative certain people in authority positions may behave. I’m not saying all of them do, but the fact of the matter is your silence is a right that is protected under the Constitution and you do not have to comply with questioning in such a manner as it could be used against you in a court of law.

Fiore echoes this sentiment. “We don’t have a problem with law enforcement, but their intention is to entrap, and their intention is not pure. So I would highly suggest that no one speak with the FBI or the police without your attorney because they do not have good intentions at the moment.”

So, how many people are we talking about in this latest round of arrests? According to Van Tatenhove, “There were hundreds, if not thousands of people there.”

Fiore confirmed that there were over 2,000 people at Bundy Ranch at one time.

However, when are the American people going to stop buying the lies of the state-controlled media and begin to look past the propaganda and see the truth and the violation of the Constitution by the DC government and the Bureau of Land Management? When are they going to see how this is trickling down from DC to the governors, sheriffs and even to local prosecutors? When are their eyes going to be opened and their strength renewed and deal with the criminals in their governments? Will it take a mass round up of arrests based on unlawful, trumped up charges, or will the people wait until it’s too late and they are the ones being arrested and hauled off to jail, and the propaganda machine rolls right over them defining them as terrorists and criminal?

This is nothing but the heavy hand of government attempting to silence dissent, undermine the First Amendment and the rights of the people to peacefully protest (yes, even with guns on their sides or in their hands… after all, the government had trained snipers lining them up in their sights!), and basically attempt to control the people from speaking out through fear tactics. We cannot let this stand!

Patriots, be vigilant and ready!

Finally, for anyone who was at Bundy Ranch and is targeted by these lawless thugs, several top lawyers are providing pro-bono representation for you. All you need to do is download this form and fill it out.

DC Circuit Court Reverses Decision to Seal Records of Criminal Fast and Furious Operation – Freedom Outpost

The DC Circuit court has reversed a decision that would have kept certain records sealed about Operation Fast and Furious.Holder F&F

Government Watchdog Group Judicial Watch sued the DOJ after Congress found then Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt and after District Judge Amy Jackson ordered the Justice Department to provide certain documents.

The Hill reported:

A federal judge on Tuesday ruled President Obama cannot use executive privilege to keep records on the “Fast and Furious” gun-tracking program from Congress.

U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson ordered the administration to release documents that it has been attempting to withhold by asserting executive privilege.

The ruling also requires the administration to release to Congress all “segregable portions” of records they are withholding that are considered “attorney-client privileged material, attorney work product, private information, law enforcement sensitive material, or foreign policy sensitive material.”

“The Department itself has already publicly revealed the sum and substance of the very material it is now seeking to withhold. Since any harm that would flow from the disclosures sought here would be merely incremental, the records must be produced,” Jackson wrote, referencing a report from the DOJ’s Office of Inspector General regarding Operation Fast and Furious.

Now, US District Judge Richard Leon, though saying the evidence led him to grant a ruling in the DOJ’s favor, instead reversed the decision on February 12.

According to Courthouse News:

“Judge Jackson’s statement, ‘I don’t want to know,’ clearly bars the parties from divulging the contents of their settlement discussions only to her; a broader bar, if any, would have to be inferred for it is not explicit,” Judge Douglas Ginsburg wrote for a three-judge panel.

The statement does not clearly refer to third parties, let alone protect responsive records from a Freedom of Information Act request, the court found.

“The Department offers a good reason Judge Jackson might have wanted to prohibit disclosure to third-parties – because protection from disclosure promotes more open dialogue during settlement – but there is no extrinsic evidence that was what the judge intended; indeed, that concern is nowhere mentioned in the record in this case, and it is equally plausible that Judge Jackson wanted simply to preserve her objectivity in case she ultimately were to preside over a trial,” Ginsburg continued.

On remand, Judge Jackson must clarify what she intended by her statement.

There is no question that the Justice Department and Eric Holder knew exactly what they were doing when they trafficked thousands of weapons into Mexico. That criminal action has cost the lives of hundreds of Mexicans, two US federal agents and no telling how many more that we have yet to discover. Even as recently as January, we discovered that one of the guns from Fast and Furious, a .50-caliber rifle, made its way into the hands of drug kingpin El Chapo Guzman.

We know that there has been at least one drug cartel member that said the Obama administration was using Fast and Furious to supply guns to a Mexican drug cartel against a rival cartel.

The investigation into Fast and Furious has been met with roadblocks by the Obama administration as they are attempting to hide their crimes. Remember, it was Barack Hussein Obama Soetoro Sobarkah who said, “The only people that don’t want to disclose the truth, are people with something to hide.” It appears, he still has much to hide!

Resident of Calais, France Speaks: ‘This is the death of civilization’ (video) | Creeping Sharia

Source: Resident of Calais, France Speaks: ‘This is the death of civilization’ (video) | Creeping Sharia

h/t Vlad Tepes

Heart breaking description of how a government can destroy a city and a people. If ever there was an example of why a free people need a 1st and 2nd amendment style protection, this is it. Please watch it all.

The original comes from here http://ripostelaique.com/le-temoignag… one of the most important websites in Europe.


Also read, “They Thought They Were Free” – it applies to America today.

 

Hillary’s Campaign Deeply Damaged: Accuses Obama Appointee of Sabotage – Minutemen News

hillary_clintonHillary’s Campaign Deeply Damaged: Accuses Obama Appointee of Sabotage – Minutemen News

The Clinton campaign is scrambling.

The Washington Times – Hillary Clinton is vehemently disputing new charges that she sent top-secret information from a nonsecure email account while at the State Department, but analysts say the scandal has already damaged her so deeply that her presidential ambitions are at risk.

Mrs. Clinton’s messages contained some information classified above “top secret,” the intelligence community’s inspector general said in a letter to Congress this week. Fox News reported Thursday that the information is so sensitive that even senators, who already have clearance, must go through additional hoops if they want to see some of what she was sending.

The Clinton campaign responded by accusing the inspector general, I. Charles McCullough, appointed by President Obama, of politically motivated leaks to sabotage her campaign.

Meanwhile, Bernie Sanders’ ‘likability’ factor has garnered him a continual rise in his poll numbers. Clinton has been working to paint a picture of him as likable – yes – but, not able to deliver on his promises.

“In theory there’s alot to like about some of his ideas, but in theory isn’t enough. A president has to deliver in reality,” said Mrs. Clinton of her opponent in a recent speech.

Sorry Hillary – the ‘reality’ for you is – the voters don’t trust you.   You don’t belong in the presidency. You belong in jail!!12367_984177174962380_2035255209678994494_n

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