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, was […]

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. “That database […]