A Victory over Traffic Cameras

Stop Sign Cameras Saint Charles County has had some controversies involving residents attempting to use their right of self-government to get rid of traffic cameras. Now TechDirt gives us some good news from Saint Charles city: "Missouri Court Upholds Right Of Citizens To 'Vote' Traffic Enforcement Cameras Out Of 'Office'" Sometimes the citizens win the fight against red light cameras. That's when the government's hate for the little people really shows through. Late last year, residents of St. Charles, Missouri, Read more [...] Continue reading →

ABC's 'Scandal' Shows Abortion as Sacred Experience

scandalPromo Modern liberalism has been compared by some people to a religion, and abortion has been said to be its sacrament. ABC seems to have unwittingly demonstrated that point with an episode of its show "Scandal" in which the main character, Olivia Pope, played by actress Kerry Washington, has an abortion. The scene is one of the most horrifying I've ever seen on television, and I'm a "Walking Dead" fan. In the interest of full disclosure, I've never watched a full episode of "Scandal," and after Read more [...] Continue reading →

Christian Refugees about to Be Turned Away

Obama-Rainbow-Halo We have covered this story before and now we have an update. The headline from the Daily Mail sheds light on the ISIS refugee question: "Two dozen Iraqi Christians who fled ISIS and crossed into the U.S. seeking religious asylum could be booted out in days." Iraqi Christians fleeing persecution at the hands of ISIS are being turned away at the American border despite having family sponsors - as thousands of Muslims are granted asylum. At least 27 of the targeted minority, known as Chaldeans, Read more [...] Continue reading →

Obama Accuses Republicans of ISIS Recruitment

syria iraq isis Guy Benson wrote at Townhall.com, "Obama: Let's Face It, These Republicans Are Practically ISIS Recruiters." First the Kerry disgrace, then this. Our president is the world's most powerful Internet troll: During his APEC address tonight, President Obama had some tough words for Republicans refusing to take in Syrian refugees. Yesterday he said that not taking in refugees would violate America’s values, but today he got much, much tougher in going after them. He said the “fear and panic” only Read more [...] Continue reading →

The Most Important Human Government

gutenberg bible As we approach the Thanksgiving to Christmas season I am reminded of that same time of the year in 1992. My Father, Gordon Whitney, was battling brain cancer. It had been two years since diagnosis. There was surgery and treatment that at first seemed successful, but then the cancer returned we were told it was in operable. We knew we had little time left with dad. The last I saw him, he was trying to do whatever he could to leave the hospital and go home. We visited on Thanksgiving and then Read more [...] Continue reading →

Insurance Company Bailing on Obamacare Exchanges

ObamacareAmbulance While, at one time, insurance companies were supporting Obamacare as a path to profits, the crony venture doesn't seem to work anymore. The Hill reports, "Major insurer may leave ObamaCare." One of the country’s largest health insurers warned Thursday that it may leave the ObamaCare exchanges within two years, delivering a shock announcement that could ripple through the marketplace. At a shareholder meeting Thursday, UnitedHealthcare cast doubt on its ability to carry plans on the healthcare Read more [...] Continue reading →

Cruz vs. White House Terror Apologists

tedCruzSuit Presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz called out President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry over their public comments this week in the wake of the Paris massacre. After Obama publicly criticized Republicans (though not the dozens of Democrats who have joined them) for seeking to temporarily block importation of Syrian refugees Cruz said, "Instead of engaging in political warfare, how about the president do his job as commander-in-chief? "He seems more upset that Republicans are calling Read more [...] Continue reading →

Even Democratic Strongholds Struggle with Bathroom

Transgender-Bathrooms-e1446575694487 Earlier this month, Political Outcast posted stories about bathroom bills in Texas that are not surprisingly facing opposition in the conservative state.  But now, it seems that our tolerant friends on the other side of the aisle are not quite ready to embrace the practice of transgenders being allowed to use any bathroom they please. According to the Massachusetts Family Institute, a bill that would have allowed transgender individuals to use whatever bathroom that they feel comfortable using Read more [...] Continue reading →

College Protestors Demand Loyalty Oath of Journalists

First Amendment The Federalist reports, "Campus Protesters To Media: Sign This Loyalty Oath, Or Else." Campus protesters at Smith College banned reporters from covering a 12-hour sit-in on Wednesday unless they explicitly agreed to cover the protests favorably. According to MassLive.com, the event, which drew between 300 and 500 participants, was organized to show support for Mizzou students who have been protesting what they say is racism on campus. One of the sit-in organizers at Smith College told journalists Read more [...] Continue reading →

Obama Economy Driving Mexicans Back to Mexico

immigration Three years ago Mark Horne wrote a post on how the bad economy was making more immigrants leave than stay. At the time (believe it or not) Barack Obama claimed, So we've put more Border Patrol on than any time in history and the flow of undocumented workers across the border is actually lower than it's been in 40 years. But Mark pointed out that the reason for the decline was the Obama economy was so bad. Immigrants were moving back South because they couldn't find work. I had assumed that Read more [...] Continue reading →

Hillary Goes After Comedians

Hillary-Clinton Judicial Watch reports, "Clinton Goes after Laugh Factory Comedians for Making Fun of Her." In what appears to be a first for a serious presidential contender, Hillary Clinton’s campaign is going after five comedians who made fun of the former Secretary of State in standup skits at a popular Hollywood comedy club. A video of the short performance, which is less than three minutes, is posted on the website of the renowned club, Laugh Factory, and the Clinton campaign has tried to censor it. Besides Read more [...] Continue reading →