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When Mario Meza-Rodriguez was five years old, his parents brought him into the United States illegally. By the time he was an adult, he managed to get in trouble with the police after getting into a bar fight two years ago. When the police arrested him, they discovered a .22

Imagine a profession that grants its workers the power to confiscate the belongings of law-abiding citizens, detain them arbitrarily, scan them with machines that can record their naked bodies, and physically fondle the private parts of adults and children. Now imagine if that job granted police powers without requiring law

The Pentagon has not conducted airstrikes against an estimated 60 Islamic State (IS) training camps that are supplying thousands of fighters each month to the terror group, according to defense and intelligence officials. War strategy based on myths and lies is a recipe for crushing failure. Obama’s war strategy is

Alright, so this sick pig of a deviant administration and its lackeys in the press find cause to celebrate the hiring of the White House’s “first transgender staffer” in the flaccid form of Rafael (Raffi) Freedman-Gurspan, 28, a previous policy adviser for the National Center for Transgender Equality’s racial and

It was no surprise to anyone that Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton went after the 2nd Amendment after the tragedy in Virginia.  Far be it from these disciples of Saul Alinsky to allow a crisis go to waste.   They recognize an opportunity when they see it, and they took full advantage of this

Things get more bizarre by the day. Last night, a conversation between some friends regarding religion, weapons and self-defense occurred, due to the shooting incident in Virginia of two news crew individuals on live TV. It ended friendly with one friend stating he would give up freedom and liberty if

“A long habit of not thinking a thing to be wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.” So wrote Thomas Paine in his famous work “Common Sense” in 1774. The same thing is true of something that is unconstitutional – that is – unlawful. A long habit of

This month, Gawker.com conducted an interview with John Bachtell, national chairman of the Communist Party USA. Bachtell, 59, was essentially a red diaper baby; his parents were leftists who were active in various radical causes during the 1950s and 1960s, although the article portrays them as civil rights crusaders. These

It seems the no-pressure sales method wasn’t working. Instead, a Philadelphia cop was caught on camera using the threat of force to insist that two guys he pulled over during a traffic stop buy tickets for a fundraiser to support the families of fallen first responders. The driver and his

“Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.” John F. Kennedy Ever since I can remember, there has been war after war and talk of another war:  Vietnam, Iran, Libya, Iraq and Afghanistan. As a matter of fact, the United States has been at