Rand Paul set to oppose USA Freedom Act because it extends the Patriot Act until 2017

Matt Naham Rare 11/14/2014

An aide for Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says the senator will oppose the USA Freedom Act, a bill supporters believe reins in the National Security Agency’s metadata collection program. Paul and House opponents claim this bill does not tame the NSA effectively and also extends the Patriot Act, a law many […]

Senate Democrats Kill Amendment To Prevent IRS From Targeting Political Opponents…

Zip Weasel Zippers 3/7/2014

The Dems aren’t going to give up their muzzle without a fight.

…Ten Democrat senators — none up for re-election this year — killed a measure to prohibit political discrimination by IRS employees.

The Senate Judiciary Committee defeated an amendment by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. Titled “Intentional Discrimination by Employees of […]

2 horrifying reasons to raise Stealth War to the next level

“Is there any blogger out there saying anything? Do they deserve First Amendment protections?”

~Sen. Lindsey Graham

 

 

Anthony Martin Conservative Examiner 9/27/2013

Over a period of several months it has been noted that concerned citizens who do not wish to trash the Constitution as the final rule of law […]

For Sen. Mike Lee, amending immigration bill starts with throwing it out

Byron York The Washington Examiner 5/8/2013

Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. was the deadline for members of the Senate Judiciary Committee to propose amendments to the Gang of Eight comprehensive immigration reform bill. There were a lot of amendments. Sen. Charles Grassley, ranking Republican on the committee, proposed 77. Fellow Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions, perhaps the […]

Surprise: Rubio is ‘all-in’ for amnesty

Paul Mirengoff PowerLine 4/12/2013

Politico reports that Marco Rubio is prepared “to go all in to support sweeping immigration legislation, offering himself up as the public face of the bill.” This isn’t much a surprise. In all likelihood, Rubio has been prepared to be the front-man in the push for amnesty and path for citizenship […]

‘Big Sis’ admits Dems depend on Mexican immigrants for votes

Anthony Martin Conservative Examiner 3/27/2013

…When asked if she foresees Arizona turning into a so-called “blue state” dominated by Democrats, Napolitano said she sees the same trends in the state that resulted in Colorado, New Mexico, and Nevada turning blue. Eventually, she said, Arizona will turn blue as well, although in the short term it […]