Judge Denies DOJ’s Request to Lift Ban on Immigration Action

It looks like those Americans-in-Waiting will have to wait a little longer.*

Andrew HanenU.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen has denied the Justice Department’s request to stay his injunction against Obama’s executive action on immigration.

The Obama administration submitted a request Monday for Judge Hanen to lift his temporary ban on the executive amnesty program by Wednesday, hoping that Hanen would allow the program to go forward while the case worked its way through court. Read more at truthrevolt.org.

*Americans-in-Waiting

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The End of Freedom in America

Net-Neutrality BrancoBY ALAN CARUBA

The America that has existed from the days of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, when its sovereignty was acknowledged by a treaty with England 1783, and its founding in 1788 with the ratification of the Constitution is no more. The America for which thousands fought and gave their lives is no more.

That America ends on February 26 when the Federal Communications Commission, under intense pressure from the Obama White House and with the votes of its Democratic Party commissioners asserts government control over the Internet with a 332-page set of regulations, dubbed “Net Neutrality.”

Writing in the Feb 22nd Wall Street Journal, columnist L. Gordon Crovitz summed up what will occur saying “Obamanet promises to fix an Internet that isn’t broken…The permissionless Internet which allows anyone to introduce a website, app, or device without government review, ends this week.”

“The big politicization came when President Obama in November demanded that the supposedly independent FCC apply agency’s most extreme regulation to the Internet.” Of course Obama wants the Internet regulated and of course the Democratic Party will support this move to control who gets to put up a website or blog and, more importantly, who gets to say anything critical of the President.

Dem-Party-is-CommunistThe Democratic Party has been in everything but name the Communist Party in the United States for several decades. Obama was raised and mentored to be a Marxist. What we are witnessing is nothing less than tyranny replacing democracy.

Crovitz warned that “This week Mr. Obama’s bureaucrats will give him the regulated Internet he demands. Unless Congress or the courts block Obamanet, it will be the end of the Internet as we know it.”

Earlier this week, as reported by Giuseppe Macri in The Daily Caller the FCC’s two Republican commissioners, Ajit Pai and Michael O’Rielly, asked Chairman Tom Wheeler “to delay the vote and release his proposal to the public. ‘We respectfully request that FCC leadership immediately release the 332-page Internet regulation plan publicly and allow the American people a reasonable period of not less than 30 days to carefully study it.’”

There is some evil at work here because, as the Republican commissioners point out, “the plan in front of us right now is so drastically different than the proposal the FCC adopted and put out for public comment last May.”

Shades of ObamaCare! Even the Democrats who voted that monstrosity into law had not read it. Now neither Congress, nor the rest of America is being permitted to see regulations that will determine what can and cannot be posted to the Internet, the greatest instrument of free speech ever invented since the printing press.

Commissioner Pai says that the FCC is “adopting a solution that won’t work to a problem that doesn’t exist using legal authority we don’t have.” He estimates that the regulations will add up to $11 billion in new taxes on Internet access.

Closed Internet AheadIn a commentary, “Neutralize Obama’s Hijacking of the Internet”, Judi McLeod, the editor of CanadaFreePress.com, said “Forget NSA, the FBI, the CIA, and all warnings sent by Edward Snowden. They’ve got nothing on how Net Neutrality will silence you.”

“Someday in the near future when you type in the words “Islamic terrorists” in an Internet post, you will be knocked off the Net and find it all but impossible to climb back on again.”

Do I think the Congress will exercise its oversight responsibilities and stop this tyrannical power grab? No. Do I think our court system will do anything other than bow to precedent set by earlier FCC regulations? Yes.

As a nation founded on and devoted to freedom of speech, I think February 26, 2015 will go down in the history books as the day when that freedom came to an end in America [bold type, mine].

Thanks to a National Security Agency we no longer have any privacy regarding anything we say using telephones, the Internet or any other form of communication.

If the Democrat-controlled FCC has its way, the Internet will slow your access and could eliminate access [sic] countless sites that provide news and express opinions the federal government finds offensive. That’s what tyrannies do.

© Alan Caruba, 2015

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Before you let your kid take the PARCC test, try out this practice problem

 

Fresh Hell

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Rubio Abandons GOP Position, Caves to Obama Executive Amnesty

And what about all that talk of the Constitution and our Founding Fathers back in 2010 Sen. (then Mr.) Rubio?

Rubio Caves

By Matthew Boyle

UPDATE: Rubio’s spokesman Alex Conant reached out to Breitbart News after the publication of this article to clarify the senator’s position.

“Senator Rubio does not support shutting down DHS,” Conant said in a statement. “But he does support stopping the new executive order on immigration and is willing to support any approach we could get passed to stop it. But the President had made clear he will veto any effort to stop his unconstitutional order. And Senate Democrats have made clear they will not even end their filibuster on the DHS funding bill. The result will be a DHS shutdown which would be harmful to our national security. The answer is not for Republicans to surrender and pass a clean funding bill. The answer is for the President and Senate Democrats to abandon the executive order and cooperate in passing a series of immigration bills beginning with real border security.”

Conant also provided the entire transcript of Rubio’s remarks, which includes the exact quote from above and means the meaning of this story and the context in which it was put are accurate.  Read the rest of this article at breitbart.com.

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Oh, Shut Up, Brian

Viet Cong Cartoon

Attribution: Steve Breen, utsandiego.com

 

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White House Defends Remarks That Jewish Market Attack Was Random Event

February 10th, 2015 • The White House doubled down on President Obama’s statement that the terrorist attack on Kosher deli in Paris was a random event. Fox News host Megyn Kelly examines the White House defense with Mark Thiessen and Mark Hannah.

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Of Random Delis and Train Rides

“It is entirely legitimate for the American people to be deeply concerned when you’ve got a bunch of violent, vicious zealots who behead people or randomly shoot a bunch of folks in a deli in Paris …” [emphasis added]. President Obama’s remarks on the brutal murders by Islamic extremists in a kosher supermarket in Paris.  How dare he!

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They Should Have Exiled Him to MSNBC

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1,000 Al Qaeda Terrorists

1000 Terrorists

This sign was prominently displayed in front of a Business in Florida and you are probably outraged at the thought of such an inflammatory sign.  However, we are a society which holds freedom of speech as perhaps one of our greatest liberties.  And after all, it is only a sign, right?  You may ask:  “What kind of business would dare post such a sign?”

Answer: A Funeral Home!

You gotta love it!!!

https://www.facebook.com/VirtuousKnight?fref=photo

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San Francisco Water Manager Faces Suspension After Seen Urinating in Reservoir

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