Cruz Warns Dems Trying to Repeal First Amendment Freedom of Speech Breitbart.TV 23 May 2014

Thursday at a Family Research Council pastors’ retreat, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) discussed Senate Joint Resolution 19, which is a effort aimed at reversing the effects of the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision.

“When you think it can’t get any worse, it does,” Cruz said. “This year, I’m sorry […]

Is Putin a Journalist?

A Senate panel offers an official definition.

James Taranto The Wall Street Journal 9/13/2013

“A Senate panel on Thursday approved a measure defining a journalist,” the Associated Press reports. It’s part of a proposed “shield” bill, which would create an extraconstitutional privilege at law that would limit federal courts’ authority to compel testimony about confidential […]

Obama Contributor, Who Helped Enact Assault-Weapons Ban, Ran ‘Fast and Furious’

“This new strategy directed federal law enforcement to shift its focus away from seizing firearms from criminals as soon as possible, and to focus instead on identifying members of trafficking networks…ATF agents abandoned surveillance on known straw purchasers after they illegally purchased weapons that ATF agents knew were destined for Mexican drug cartels.”


Grassley on gunwalker–‘there’s something sinister going on’

…Given the division between the Senate and House, it is commonly known that unless Senate Democrats get on board with the Gunwalker investigation, nothing will come of the scandal no matter how much Issa’s committee in the House uncovers…

Anthony Martin Conservative Examiner 9/28/2011

In an interview with Greta Van Susteren on Fox […]

Rep. Issa: AG Holder ‘Absolutely’ Knew About ATF’s Gunrunning Earlier Than He Testified

Rep. Issa: Holder ‘Absolutely’ Knew About Fast & Furious Earlier Than He Testified via YouTube 6/17/2011

Rep. Darrell Issa discusses Attorney General Eric Holder’s testimony and the investigation into the Justice Department’s “Operation Fast and Furious”. An operation which deliberately let operatives of Mexican drug cartels purchase guns at licensed U.S. firearms dealers […]

ATF Defies Issa Request for Gunrunner Documents; Next Step: Subpoenas

Patterico Patterico’s Pontifications 3/31/2011

Last night I linked this letter from Darrell Issa to the Acting Director of BATFE, demanding the production of documents regarding Project Gunrunner. The deadline was last night, and I said:

Assuming that BATFE has given Issa the finger — as I very much expect they have — the next logical […]