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Grassroots conservatives opposed to internet regulation won FCC comment period by landslide

 Washington, D.C.—The Sunlight Foundation is confirming in a new report that American Commitment, a national advocacy organization, won the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) second comment period with its “Do Not Regulate the Internet” campaign.  American Commitment delivered 808,363 citizen comments opposing any regulation of the Internet to the FCC before the end of its official comment period in September. “We’re pleased that […] Read More →

Houston’s Mayor: Endangering Civil Rights

Ken Blackwell,   Tavis Smiley raised a lot of eyebrows this weekend when he spoke on ABC-TV’s “This Week” news show, hosted by George Stephanopoulos. Smiley pointed to double-digit unemployment in the Black community under President Obama and said: “If you’re Black or Brown, other than saving the Democrats’ hide, what inspires you to go out […] Read More →

Will the FCC try to tackle ‘Redskins’?

George Will,  Wretched excess by government can be beneficial if it startles people into wholesome disgust and deepened distrust and it prompts judicial rebukes that enlarge freedom. So let’s hope the Federal Communications Commission embraces the formal petition inciting it to deny licenses to broadcasters who use the word “Redskins” when reporting on the Washington Redskins. Using […] Read More →

College students claim they were threatened after handing out Constitutions

 Four Southern Oregon University students claim university officials threatened to call the police and take disciplinary action against them last week after they passed out free copies of the U.S. Constitution and asked other students to sign a petition to end limitations on areas where students can demonstrate. The demonstrators, who are affiliated with Students […] Read More →

Pastors to Mayor: Don’t Mess with Texas Pulpits

Todd Starnes,  Christians across the nation are mobilizing to defend a group of Houston pastors who were ordered by the city to turn over any sermons dealing with homosexuality, gender identity issues or Houston mayor. Their message is simple – Don’t Mess with Texas Preachers. Dave Welch, the executive director of the Texas Pastor Council, […] Read More →

California Gun Owners And Liberty Lovers Won’t Like This Edict

Doug Giles,  Ah, California. The land of beautiful mountains, amazing desserts, awesome surfing, the Motion Picture Industry, fake boobs and the first ever gun law that allows courts to seize your weapons if a close relative thinks you’re cracked. Yep, as of last Tuesday, your moody, manic, anti-Second Amendment, Castro-loving, eco-terrorist, tree-humping, Prius-driving twisted sister […] Read More →

Twitter Parodies, Politicians and Police Raids

 For as long as there has been Twitter, there have been parody accounts. From Representative Paul Ryan to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to the pope, public figures often find themselves the subject of these impersonations. Most have come to accept them as an annoying but inevitable side effect of life in the public eye. And […] Read More →

Ferguson police begin using body cameras

 FERGUSON • Police officers here began wearing body cameras on Saturday as marchers took to the streets in the most recent protest of a shooting three weeks earlier by a city officer that left an unarmed teenager dead. Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson said his department was given about 50 body cameras by two companies, […] Read More →

The New Black Male Can Be Conservative

John Ransom  Last week I wrote about my sympathies with the black community, especially the black male community, that has been and remains under siege in an America. Both political parties seem destined to misunderstand the historic wrongs committed in the African American community – especially those wrongs done to the black male. On the […] Read More →

Drug Test Doctors? No, Drug Test Obama and Congress

Politicians should surrender their Fourth Amendment ahead of citizens The tyrannical spirit of Obamacare and ever increasing government encroachment upon individual rights continues unabated.  The latest outrage is about to happen in California. The state – with the backing of Democrats and other supporters of government coercion – wants to force doctors to pee in […] Read More →