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Sen. Rand Paul and Bret Baier Discuss President's State of the Union 1/28/14
‘Face the Nation’ Edits Out Senator Cruz Condemning Obama’s ‘Abuse of Power'
By Jeffrey Meyer | January 26, 2014
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) appeared on CBS Face the Nation on Sunday morning and was met with a barrage of questions from host Bob Schieffer about his involvement in the government shutdown. Apart from being the victim of Schieffer’s accusations that the Tea Party senator was to blame for the shutdown, it also appears that Mr. Cruz was the victim of editing by CBS.
Republican National Committee
300 First Street, S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20003
Dear Chairman Priebus:
As Republicans who are familiar with the threat that terrorism still poses to this country, we are compelled to dissent from the ill-considered resolution adopted by the Republican National Committee on January 24 by voice vote.
Homeland Security Chief: Illegals Have 'EARNED' Right To Be US citizens
January 24, 2014 - 4:17 PM
By Penny Starr
CNSNews.com) – Speaking at the United States Conference of Mayors on Friday, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said the approximately 11 million people who are in the country illegally have “earned the right to be citizens.”
This week two articles appeared, in the New Republic and at the Center for American Progress, defending the NSA against libertarians (see http://insomniaclibertarian.blogspot.com/2014/01/soros-girl-...)
From the Jonetta Rose Barras blog
WHAT ARE BLACKS TO DO ABOUT RON PAUL?
Jan 13th, 2012 | By William Reed | Category: Voices
REPUBLICAN presidential candidate Ron Paul (R-Texas) has come under fire over allegations that a newsletter he edited years ago contained racist commentary. To charge Paul with “racism” is misleading. The old geezer is being punk’d by people black voters really should be leery of. Publicizing comments published in the 1980s and 1990s reeks as the latest agenda to mis-educate black voters.
POLITICO: Rand Paul Uses NSA Suit To Boost Campaign
Official Benghazi Report
For those of you with the time to spare, here is the official Benghazi
"Don't argue with idiots, they will bring you down to their level and beat you with experience. "
I heard that the other day and put things into perspective. Reminds me of this
Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.
Who Read 1,582-Page $1.1T Spending Bill? Congressman: 'Nobody Did'
January 16, 2014 - 5:20 PM
By Barbara Boland
(CNSNews.com) -- When asked whether he read the 1,528-page, $1.1 trillion government spending bill before he voted for it yesterday, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) said, “Nobody did!”
On Capitol Hill on Thursday, CNSNews.com asked Blumenauer: “The omnibus bill yesterday, it was 1,582 pages, did you have a chance to read all the pages before voting on it?”
Blumenauer laughed and said: “Nobody did!”
GOP Leaders Set to Embrace Legal Status for Immigrants
Sen. Rand Paul: Obama Overseeing NSA is Fox Guarding Henhouse (VIDEO)
Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 02:31 PM
By Wanda Carruthers
President Barack Obama making changes to fix the way the National Security Agency collects personal data on Americans is like the fox guarding the henhouse, Sen. Rand Paul said Wednesday.
"I don't think you can expect the fox to guard the henhouse. You can't expect the fox to oversee the henhouse," the Kentucky Republican told Fox News' "America's Newsroom."
Liberty RISING! Lawmakers threaten TSA with private screeners if they don't improve its treatment of travelers.Submitted by emalvini on Thu, 01/16/2014 - 10:48
Liberty RISING! Lawmakers threaten TSA with private screeners if they don't improve its treatment of travelers.
Bart Jansen, USA TODAY 6:21 p.m. EST January 14, 2014
WASHINGTON – Members of a House panel threatened Tuesday to privatize more airport screening unless the Transportation Security Administration improves its treatment of travelers.