The Senate is off to its best year since 1990 by at least one measure, with more than 30 of its bills having been signed into law by President Obama. Eighteen months into Republican control of the Senate, the upper chamber has settled into a new normal.
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Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) appeared on the Fox Business Network to discuss the horrific killing of five police officers last week by a racist New Black Panther Party fanatic. The mainstream media have downplayed the black nationalist and Muslim connection to this sniper.
Notable Republicans took to national television Friday to rip into President Obama for suggesting, just hours after the fatal shooting of five Dallas police officers and wounding of seven more, that the country ought to revisit the idea of clamping down on access to certain types of firearms.
In a world beset by Islamic terrorism, persecution of Christians, a destabilized Middle East, a flood of refugees and a crumbling European Union, the Obama administration, nevertheless, has time to make LGBT rights a foreign-policy priority.
Militants who invoke the doctrine of jihad follow principles influenced by Islamic law. The point to be grasped is that the doctrinal basis of jihad generates conditions that can incite “bottom up” terrorism, which does not need to be directed by jihadi organizations.
Both President Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta ordered that all available resources be used to help fend off the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack. Why that didn’t happen remains the biggest unanswered question of the assault.
Being a homosexual “is an immoral act, it is a shameful act, it is despised act, it is haram, it is forbidden in Islam, completely, absolutely, from the Koran, the Hadith [recorded statements from Islam’s reputed founder, the leader Muhammad) and by consensus of the scholars from the beginning of Islam,” says Imam Yaseen Shaikh, who was hired in to serve as the head of Islamic teaching or Islamic “scholar” for the Islamic Society of Baltimore and its nearby Al-Rahmah school.
President Obama lost his bid to kick-start his deportation amnesty Thursday after the Supreme Court deadlocked 4-4, keeping in place a lower court’s injunction, nixing the policy for the rest of Mr. Obama’s tenure and igniting political and legal debates that will carry on well beyond.
For far too long, Republican leadership has been content to play “nice” as Barack Obama has driven the country to the brink of moral, cultural and economic bankruptcy, flouted the law of the land and incited hatred and divisiveness. It has also fully cooperated with Obama’s agenda, providing all the borrowed money he would need to wreak havoc while increasing the debt more than all other presidents in history combined. Not only was Trump’s speech encouraging, it was 100 percent true. Everything he said needed to be said – about Hillary Clinton and Obama.
The most recent Islamic act of war, in which self-professed Islamic State jihadi Omar Mir Seddique Mateen slaughtered 49 people and injured scores of others at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., should be a game changer.