Trump: ‘Complete Shutdown’ of Muslims Into U.S.

Donald Trump raised the rhetoric bar again as he called for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on.” That our current Administration has no idea what it’s doing was made obvious by the San Bernardino terrorist killings of 14 people, if it wasn’t apparent before. No matter how many times President Obama or the White House assert that ISIS is under control or “on the run,” it doesn’t change the Read more […]

Councilwoman Resigns because of Christmas Tree

As far as I can tell, Charlene Storey had no objection to the ceremonial lighting of a large evergreen tree that was decorated with many ornaments. But when the city council called it a Christmas Tree, she flipped out. NJ.com reports, “Roselle Park councilwoman quits over ‘Christmas’ tree lighting.” Minutes after the council voted 4-2 Thursday night to change the name of the ceremony from A Tree Lighting to A Christmas Tree Lighting, the councilwoman-at-large, left the meeting. She later submitted Read more […]

IRS as Big Brother: Social Security Numbers

Many times this blog has covered how the state and federal governments try to spy on, harass, and intimidate conservatives by forcing conservative organizations to turn in information about their donors. Now, The Daily Signal reports, “The IRS Wants Organizations to Collect Donors’ Social Security Numbers. This Tea Party Group Is Fighting Back.” A Tea Party organization is mobilizing its supporters nationwide in an attempt to stymie a proposed regulation from the Internal Revenue Service regarding Read more […]

What Is the “Greatest Fear” of the Attorney General?

After the President’s wishful thinking about “workplace violence” (in stark contrast to the Liberal response to the shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood” clinic), the government has admitted that the San Bernardino shooting was an act of terrorism. It is no surprise that the Attorney General of the United States is especially worried about violence. What is surprising is what Loretta Lynch said, the day after the San Bernardino shooting, is her “greatest fear.” She was asked about anti-Muslim Read more […]

Trumped Up False Charges Used to Punish Former Pastor for Political Speech

A man is charged with jury tampering even though there was no jury involved in his action and there was no court case taking place. The man had no opinion about a trial that he could share with a jury member. Yet Keith Wood spent twelve hours in jail until he paid $15,000 to be released (10% of the $150,000 bond). He is facing a possible five-year prison sentence. Michigan Live reports, A 39-year-old former pastor was arrested and jailed in Mecosta County after he handed out fliers informing Read more […]

University Prez to Offended Student: Grow Up

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com After hearing about the intolerance at Mizzou and at other campuses, this was a refreshing story. According to Todd Starnes at Fox News, A chapel sermon on love left a student at Oklahoma Wesleyan University feeling “offended” and “victimized.” But instead of capitulating to the offended young scholar, OWU President Everett Piper pushed back with a blistering rebuke of what he called “self-absorbed and narcissistic” students. “This is Read more […]

Irony: Cuomo Orders Ads Removed because Fascism is Offensive

The Governor of New York state, Andrew Cuomo, ordered the removal of paid advertisements that had already been approved by the lawful governing body. The ad campaign was sponsored by no less an establishment business than Amazon, and it took place in the New York subway system. How does a governor get the authority to ban advertising is one city in the state? Yet The Associated Press reports without comment, “Officials confirmed Wednesday that Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered them removed.” That seems Read more […]

College Protestors Demand Loyalty Oath of Journalists

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 […]

Hillary Goes After Comedians

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 […]

University Safe Zones, a Danger for the First Amendment

Recently while on a speaking tour in California I spent an evening with a family in the San Francisco Bay Area.  They told me how wonderful it was to speak freely about their values with my wife and me.  Apparently their values weren’t very welcomed in the public discourse of their geographic location.  This brought to mind an idea postulated by Winston Churchill, “Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry on as if nothing ever happened.” The Read more […]

Thought & Speech Police Are Alive and Well at University of Missouri

“I always feel like somebody’s watching me,” say the lyrics of the popular 90s song by Rockwall.  At University of Missouri today, this is more than just a feeling.  University Police are asking students to report anyone who uses “hurtful speech.” Medialite.com reports: In an email that was flagged by several Missouri-based journalists, the MUPD asked “individuals who witness incidents of hateful and/or hurtful speech or actions” to call the department’s general phone line “to continue Read more […]

Joe Kennedy, Satanists, and the Misuse of the Establishment Clause

The story about Bremerton Washington assistant football coach Joe Kennedy and his postgame prayers has been well publicized.  We have all seen it somewhere.  Here’s a guy who doesn’t make a big deal about praying. He goes out to the field after the game, prays a very inclusive and “love your fellow man” kind of prayer, and then goes home. According to komonews.com, Kennedy has been praying before and after the games since 2008, and it only recently became a problem with the school district. Read more […]