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Illegal Aliens Hear of U.S. “Credible Fear” Asylum on Facebook

As if Obama’s backdoor amnesty wasn’t bad enough, the administration is also quietly granting thousands of illegal immigrants “asylum” when they claim to have a “credible fear” of returning to their native country. Officially foreigners can seek asylum under five categories, based on fear of persecution over race, religion, nationality,…

Media Blasts Obama: Most Closed, Control Freak Administration

You know things are really bad when the mainstream press corps trashes the Obama administration—on the record!—for its secrecy, aggressive efforts to control information and hostility towards the media when it exposes information viewed as unfavorable to the president.    This includes an unprecedented number of prosecutions of government sources,…

Marcha Por La Dignidad Mall Rally Days after Veterans Denied Access

Days after the Obama administration set up barricades to keep World War II veterans from accessing a memorial on the National Mall in Washington D.C., the open borders movement was allowed to hold a concert and rally demanding rights for illegal immigrants.  One outraged federal lawmaker, Texas Congressman Steve Stockman,…

FCC Orders Cable Co. to Switch Lineup, Cites Channel Flipping Phenomenon

In a recent example of Obama government run amok, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)—with five presidentially appointed commissioners—has ordered a private cable company to put a paid news channel in a particular spot on the lineup. It seems bizarre that a federal agency is wasting resources meddling into such matters,…

DHS Muslim Advisor Admits Islamist Ties

A prominent Muslim advisor at the Obama Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has close ties to a convicted Hamas fundraiser and other radical Islamist causes, including a nonprofit that proclaims sharia is the only legitimate law according to Islam. Incredibly, this Homeland Security advisor, Mohamed Elibiary, has regular access to…

U.S. Has Cash to Close Memorials, Can’t Afford Enforcing FOIA

The U.S. government can spend money shutting down and barricading memorials around Washington D.C., but it won’t dedicate the necessary resources to obey transparency laws, using the shutdown as an opportunity to ignore the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Without the accountability and transparency that FOIA is meant to provide,…

Appeals Court Overrules: Hijab Ban Not Discriminatory

In a painful defeat for the Obama administration, a federal appellate court has overturned a judge’s ruling that a clothing retailer discriminated against a Muslim woman for denying her a job because she wore a religious headscarf known as a hijab. The lawsuit was filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity…

Some Fed Agencies Should Shut Down Permanently

The government shutdown has provided a great opportunity to examine some of the more obscure agencies that most Americans have probably never even heard of and that the country could likely do without. Think of all the money we could save as a nation.  Besides brining attention to these largely…

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