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irs scandal

IRS Scandal: There’s No “There” There

  Scandal? The accusation here is that the IRS targeted conservative political groups because of their conservative politics. The only way to answer that question is to compare how different groups with different politics get treated. The original IRS report talked about how conservative groups were identified in part by...

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Palestine: Part 10 – All Palestine Gov.

  Palestine: Part 9 – Israel and Arab War   All Palestine Government The All-Palestine Government was established by the Arab League (a regional organization of Arab countries in and around North Africa, the Horn of Africa, and Southwest Asia on March 22, 1945 with six members: Egypt, Iraq, Transjordan...

let's sue the president

Let’s Sue the President!

  The House of Representatives has the exclusive power to initiate revenue bills and impeach the Executive. That the House would sue the President over his use of executive power is an indication that its leadership does not value their own powers under the Constitution than supposedly the President they...

War on drugs

There Is No War On Drugs

  Drug War? HSBC admitted to laundering billions of dollars for Colombian and Mexican drug cartels (among others) and violating a host of important banking laws (from the Bank Secrecy Act to the Trading With the Enemy Act). This resulted in a “record” financial settlement of $1.9 billion, which is...

israel

Palestine: Part 9 – Israel and Arab War

  Palestine: Part 8 – Partition and Civil War   Israel On May 14, 1948 the leaders of the Jewish community in Palestine declared independence in accordance with the UN resolution, and Israel was established as the Jewish state. The U.S. recognized the State of Israel de facto the following...

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Palestine: Part 8 – Partition and Civil War

Palestine: Part 7 – The Holocaust   In August 1945, President Truman asked for the admission of 100,000 Holocaust survivors into Palestine, but the British maintained limits on Jewish immigration in line with the 1939 White Paper. The Jewish community rejected the restriction on immigration and also organized an armed...

impeachment

Impeachment?: Listen To The People

Article II, Section 4 of the Constitution says the following about impeachment: The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors. The House of Representatives has the sole...

aca

ACA in the Wake of Halbig and King

  I pointed out a few days ago how we hadn’t heard anything recently about ACA in the midterm elections. Well we just had two cases that in my opinion will maintain the status quo.   Seemingly Partisan The conflicting appeals court rulings (Halbig v. Burwell, King v. Burwell) handed...

thought you left

De Blasio’s NY: I Thought You Left?

  “You don’t want to penalize high earners. Once they leave, who are you going to get to replace them?” “Other high earners?” was my usual reply to that statement which was associated with someone’s fear of a De Blasio Administration eagerness to tax away his or her’s earnings. Well,...

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The Great State of Mississippa’

Widespread conservative fury erupted after Henry Barbour (who is Haley Barbour’s nephew) helped bring black Democrats to vote for incumbent senator Thad Cochran, contributing to Cochran’s narrow victory over challenger Chris McDaniel. There’s nothing inherently wrong with attracting Democratic votes if state primary rules allow it; Ronald Reagan himself repeatedly...