We live in a dangerous world—and the dangers are ever increasing, particularly from radical Islamic terror. The attacks in Brussels, Paris, San Bernardino, and across the world make this all too clear. Americans are understandably fearful about their safety and security. But President Obama wants us to ‘chill out.’
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We are here today to shine a light on the brutal, illegal, and dehumanizing use of torture in China. We shine a light in a dictatorship because nothing good happens in the dark. And, as we will learn today, there are some very dark places in China were torture is used regularly to punish and intimidate political and religious prisoners and their lawyers.
President Barack Obama is slowly closing the Guantanamo Bay detention center, which once held hundreds of al-Qaida terrorists, because, he says, it is a “recruiting tool” for groups such as the Islamic State.
Specifically, the Treasury Inspector General found that conservative organizations were singled out for adverse tax treatment by the IRS and researchers have found that it may have significantly affected the 2012 presidential election. In another instance of overreach, President Obama unilaterally acted to remove the work requirements in the bipartisan federal welfare reforms of 1996.
Interesting interview between Fox News’ Chris Wallace and Barack Obama. About Hillary Clinton’s email scandal as secretary of state, Obama said the following: She did not jeopardize America’s national security secrets; Politics will not influence the outcome of the massive FBI investigation and his Justice Department’s decision about possible prosecution.
Congressional Republicans had a benchmark day for transparency last week, winning battles in two long-simmering fights with President Obama, who had been shielding documents sought by Capitol Hill investigators in two big cases.
Ignoring his attempted filibuster of a Supreme Court nominee a decade ago, President Obama lectured Republicans Thursday about the unfairness of blocking his nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the high court, and warned that Democrats could get payback by refusing to confirm a Republican president’s nominees for an entire four-year term.
“Real American leadership against ISIS must be manifested in sustained engagement against the enemy. We need an administration intent on eliminating the group’s sources of income and its control of territory, which facilitates an illusion of legitimacy for its followers. Incremental progress is not enough.
Senator Lankford Introduces Resolution To Hold President Obama Accountable For Iran Nuclear Deal CommitmentsApr 7th, 2016 | By fyork
“National security remains on the mind of every American,” said Lankford. “The fact that Iran is still the world’s largest state-sponsor of terrorism is impossible to ignore. The Obama Administration caved to Iran’s demands to import arms, and Iran has continued to pursue a ballistic missile capability. It is imperative that we show we are determined to curb Iran’s hostile behavior. “
Daines Introduces Legislation To Permanently Ban Guantanamo Transfers To U.S. And Suspend International ReleasesApr 6th, 2016 | By fyork
Following Monday’s announcement that the Obama administration had released two more Guantanamo Bay detainees, Senator Steve Daines introduced a bill that would permanently ban the transfer of Guantanamo detainees to the U.S. and would suspend the release of Guantanamo detainees internationally until September 30, 2017.