On Friday, President Obama signed the Frank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act, a bill co-sponsored by Senator James Lankford (R-OK). The law aims to strengthen the United States’ effort to combat persecution of religious minorities around the world.
Inaccuracies, melodrama, bias, outrage: Journalists showcased plenty during election night news coverage which proved to be intense – and endless. The phenomenon has taken a toll. The weary nation appears to be peeved at the press, and that includes Democrats and Republicans alike who are literally turning away.
The attempts to ban “fake news;” smear antiwar, anti-Federal Reserve, and other pro-liberty movements as Russian agents; and stop independent organizations from discussing a politician’s record before an election are all parts of an ongoing war on the First Amendment. All Americans, no matter their political persuasion, have a stake in defeating these efforts to limit free speech.
William J. Murray, chairman of the Government Is Not God PAC has enthusiastically endorsed Exxon-Mobil official Rex Tillerson to become the next Secretary of State. The choice of Tillerson is also being hailed by such notables as Fox Business Network commentator Lou Dobbs.
The budget that we must pass to repeal Obamacare should be a conservative one, one that balances in the foreseeable future. But many Republicans have lost interest in such fiscal niceties. They argue that it doesn’t matter what is in the budget and that it will never lead to a balanced budget. They argue that the budget is just a bunch of meaningless numbers, just a vehicle to repeal Obamacare.
It is absolutely staggering that the Republican majorities in the House and Senate could be so blind to government overreach that they would allow a federal tracking program, not for criminals in the U.S., not for terrorists, not for illegal immigrants or even immigrants who commit crimes, but for people with ‘developmental disabilities’ a term that is subject to wide misinterpretation.
Fox News commentator Judge Jeanine Pirro is outraged that Barack Hussein Obama would suggest that Russian hackers were responsible for the defeat of pathological liar Hillary Clinton in the November election. Obama has made it clear that he’s not satisfied with Trump’s victory and will use his politicized CIA to delegitimize Trump’s win.
Reinstate the Mexico City Policy. This policy, first established by President Reagan, prevents organizations that receive American taxpayer dollars from performing or promoting abortions abroad, even if done with non-United States government funding. The United States should seek to support the value of life among all nations and no taxpayer funds should be used to support programs such as forced abortion or for the promotion of abortion anywhere.
Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) appeared on “Fox and Friends” to discuss the recent outrage of the Department of Homeland Security granting citizenship status to hundreds of illegals before they were properly vetted by the FBI. Gohmert believes this is intentional neglect by the Obama Regime — a Regime that is fading into history on January 20, 2017.
Statistics show there has been a sharp increase in religiously-motivated hate crimes, many specifically involving anti-Jewish sentiments. According to the Anti-Defamation League, in 2015 there were 90 anti-Semitic incidents that were reported across 60 college campuses, while in 2014 there were 47 incidents on 43 campuses.