Scott on ‘F’ Grade from NAACP: ‘It’s Because I Believe That Progress Has to be Made’

Bridget Johnson PJ Media 11/6/2014

The first African-American senator to be elected from the South since reconstruction made dual history Tuesday as Tim Scott (R-S.C.) won the seat to which he was appointed after Jim DeMint’s retirement.

Scott is also the first black senator to be elected in both the House and the Senate.

“South […]

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Met With Standing Ovation At Yale University

Daniel Mael Truth Revolt 9/16/2014

Despite a dishonest attempt by Yale’s Muslim Students Association to sabotage a scheduled lecture by women’s rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the event took place Monday evening absent of conflict. On the contrary, Hirsi Ali was met with a standing round of applause at the end of the evening.

The […]

Judge Strikes Down Costly Provision Of Dodd-Frank

Editorial Investors.com 4/17/2014

Regulation: In a victory for common sense, a federal judge has voided a race-based mandate of the Dodd-Frank Act that would have cost manufacturers and retailers billions in compliance expenses.

Marking the first time a court has ruled that a provision of Dodd-Frank violates the Constitution, the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]

Sheila Jackson Lee: Writing executive orders for Obama to sign ‘our number one agenda’

Patrick Howley The Daily Caller 2/4/2014

Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said that the new Congressional Full Employment Caucus will “give President Obama a number of executive orders that he can sign.”

Jackson Lee added that writing up executive orders “should be our number one agenda.”…

…The Full Employment Caucus, a new job-oriented working group, […]

CFPB’s data-mining on consumer credit cards challenged in heated House hearing

Richard Pollock The Washington Examiner 9/13/2013

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau officials are seeking to monitor four out of every five U.S. consumer credit card transactions this year — up to 42 billion transactions – through a controversial data-mining program, according to documents obtained by the Washington Examiner.

A CFPB strategic planning document for fiscal years […]

FLASHBACK: Maxine Waters Says Obama’s Database Will Have Info About ‘Everything On Every Individual’…

Zip Weasel Zippers 5/15/2013

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_ It was creepy then, it’s even creepier now.

The President has put in place an organization that contains a kind of database that no one has ever seen before in life,” Representative Maxine Waters told Roland Martin on Monday. ”That’s going to be very, very powerful,” Waters said. […]