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Congressman Thomas Massie at the FreedomWorks 9.12 Summit – September 12, 2015

Published on Sep 21, 2015

**WATCH** Congressman Thomas Massie of KY- 4th District as he speaks to over 2,500 freedom fighting activist in Orlando, FL for FreedomWorks & Glenn Beck’s 912 Grassroots Summit


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Mikaela Nix – Growing up Conservative and Black

Mikaela Nix is an Orlando attorney with experience handling Criminal Law, Family Law (emphasis on Fathers’ rights), Personal Injury, and Small Business and Employment matters. Before starting her law firm, Nix Law, P.A., Ms. Nix served as a judicial intern for the Juvenile Division of the 9th Circuit performing legal research and writing duties for four judges at the Thomas S. Kirk Juvenile Justice Center, taught Legal Research and Writing, Torts, and College Success Life Skills, and gained invaluable business and employment skills by forming two start up enterprises.
Chairman Notes & Comment: MEETING AGENDA
Pledge of Allegiance
Invocation by Chaplin Jenkin Davis or Dale Pflug
Acknowledgement of First Time Visitors.
 Monday OCtober 13, 2015, Next Class
Larry Overfield  Presents   “America and the Bible”
Homers Smorgasbord
Time: 6:00PM
October 13 – Florida Representative Cary Pigman – Update on Happenings in Tallahassee
October 20 – Brian Mast – Motivational Speaker – Double Amputee from Afghanistan.
December 8 – Dr. (Col) Richard Swier – Cyber Warfare
January 19, 2016 –  Mordechai Kedar – Middle East & Islam

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Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act – HR36
The Senate is expected to consider a motion to proceed to HR 36, a bill that would ban most abortions after 20 weeks.
Fiscal 2016 Defense Authorization – HR1735
Homebuyers Assistance Act – HR3192
Native American Energy Act – HR538
Repeal Oil Export Ban – HR702

Women’s Health — Passage – Vote Passed (236-193, 5 Not Voting)
The House passed legislation which allows states to exclude from a state’s Medicaid contracts those medical providers who also perform abortions, thereby permitting states to deny non-abortion health care reimbursements to organizations such as Planned Parenthood. Specifically, it expands the exceptions for which a state is not required to provide reimbursement under its state Medicaid plans to medical assistance for services “by any individual or entity based on the individual’s or entity’s involvement in abortions.”
Rep. Tom Rooney voted YES

Federal Government Funding — Passage – Vote Passed (277-151, 6 Not Voting)
The House agreed to concur in the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to legislation, known as the “clean continuing resolution”, which provides funding for federal government operations until December 11. The measure does not include any provisions that would defund Planned Parenthood. It directs the Homeland Security Department Inspector General to review the data and methods used by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to classify personnel as law enforcement officers, and requires TSA to reclassify any staff of the Office of Inspection that are currently misclassified.
Rep. Tom Rooney voted NO

Fiscal 2016 Defense Authorization — Adoption – Vote Passed (270-156, 8 Not Voting)
The House adopted the conference report to accompany the bill that authorizes $604.2 billion for the Pentagon and defense-related programs for fiscal 2016 and allows $38.3 billion of the $89.2 billion in uncapped Overseas Contingency Operations funds to be used for additional base defense needs.
Rep. Tom Rooney voted YES
 Victims of Iranian Terrorism — Passage – Vote Passed (251-173, 10 Not Voting)
The House passed a measure that prohibits the President from waiving sanctions or refraining to applying sanctions pursuant to the Iran Nuclear Agreement until Iran pays the legal terrorism-related judgments it owes. Under the measure, the president must certify to Congress that the Iranian government has paid all of its outstanding judgments before sanctions against Iran could be lifted or assets released.
Rep. Tom Rooney voted YES



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The Religion of Peace? When are the “PEACEFUL” Muslims in America & around the world going to start rising up and denouncing these acts of Terror?

McCarthy launches Speaker bid

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McCarthy launches Speaker bid

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Monday formally launched his bid to replace John Boehner (R-Ohio) as Speaker at the end of October.  “We can’t ignore the differences that exist, but we can and must heal the divisions in our conference with work, time, and trust. That is why I have decided to run for Speaker of the House and graciously ask for your support,” McCarthy wrote in an email to House Republicans.

In Senate Floor Speech, Rubio Opposes Iran Deal – A Must Watch Video

In Senate Floor Speech, Rubio Opposes Iran Deal

Published on Sep 10, 2015
Just before Senate Democrats blocked a vote on the Obama Administration’s nuclear deal with Iran, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) spoke on the Senate floor today about the repercussions of allowing the deal to stand and the threat it poses to America and its future generations.

A transcript of Rubio’s full remarks is available here: http://1.usa.gov/1gcHkc3

A bit of Political wit

 Great Orators of the Democrat Party – PAST:

  •  “One man with courage makes a majority.” ~ Andrew Jackson
  •  “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt
  •  “The buck stops here.” ~ Harry S. Truman
  •  “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your  country.” ~ John F. Kennedy


 Great Orators of the Democrat Party – PRESENT:

  •  “It depends what your definition of ‘is’ is?” ~ President William
    Jefferson Clinton
  •  “Those rumors are false. I believe in the sanctity of marriage.” ~ John
  • “I believe marriage is between a Man and Women”  Barack Obama
  •  “What difference does it make?” (re:Benghazi) ~ Hillary Clinton
  •  “I invented the Internet.” ~ Al Gore
  •  “America is, is no longer, uh, what it, uh, could be, uh, what it was once
    was, uh, and I say to myself, uh, I don’t want that future, uh, for my
    children.” ~ Barack Obama
  •  “I have campaigned in all 57 states.” ~ Barack Obama (Quoted 2008)
  •  “You don’t need God anymore; you have us Democrats.” ~ Nancy Pelosi  (Quoted 2006) (A really, really stupid remark.)
  •  “Paying taxes is voluntary.” ~ Sen. Harry Reid
  •  “Bill is the greatest husband and father I know. No one is more faithful,
    true, and honest than he is.” ~ Hillary Rodham Clinton (Quoted1998)
  •  “You have a business. You didn’t build that. Someone else did!” ~ Barack
    Obama (Quoted 2012)
  •  And the most ridiculous gem of wisdom, from the “Mother Superior Moron:”
    “We just have to pass the Healthcare Bill to see what’s in it.” ~ Nancy
    Pelosi (Quoted March,2010) (As one Doctor said: That is also the perfect definition of a stool


    “Life is tough ! It’s even tougher when you’re stupid.” ~ John Wayne

John Boehner Is Resigning As Speaker of the House. What Happens Next?

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John Boehner Is Resigning As Speaker of the House. What Happens Next?

House Speaker John Boehner’s resignation comes at a consequential time for Republicans dealing with immediate pressure points like a funding fight over Planned Parenthood, and a larger reckoning of their identity moving forward.   In a news conference at the Capitol Friday, Boehner, R-Ohio, promised that he would maintain the same approach during his last weeks—16 legislative days to be exact—before he officially departs on Oct. 30.
“I am not going to sit around and do nothing the next 30 days,” Boehner said. “There is a lot to be done. I will plan to do as much as I can. I will make the same decisions I would have made regardless of this.”
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That means Boehner and his House leadership team will likely proceed with a strategy to avoid a government shutdown next week.  According to news reports, leadership plans to introduce a “clean” continuing resolution next week that would leave Planned Parenthood’s funding intact.  The House would also vote on a standalone bill to strip Planned Parenthood of its federal dollars, but this would likely fail in the Senate.  Republicans would then begin drafting language to defund the organization through reconciliation, a budget tool that allows legislation to pass with a simple majority‚ 51 votes, in the Senate.   Read On….

They are colonizing the rest of the non-muslim world; One Absurd Result of The Elite Leadership of Our Developed World

One of the tramp steamers leaving for Italy from Libya. And everyone is taken in by the loving Europeans – those kind, loving, PC-socialists that are soon going to be overrun.

The next step is a Muslim Europe and the do gooders just can’t see it !!!

Muslim Refugee Movement – Hijrah (migration) is to move from one place to the other and take up residence there.

This is truly incredible,  actually insane. The complete lack of leadership, or the willingness of the Muslims to“change” the world is unfolding right in front of our own eyes. This migration will be effecting the democratic world for generations. God help us all.







Boehner Exit Paves The Way For Planned Parenthood+Ex/Im Funding, Bush Advocacy

Boehner Exit Paves The Way For Planned Parenthood+Ex/Im Funding, Bush Advocacy

Speaker of the House John Boehner is calling it quits in October, but don’t expect the Ohio Congressman to leave without a fight.
After a shocking caucus meeting this morning full of tears and sympathy for the departing Speaker, Boehner will now likely attempt to use the last of his remaining political capital to avoid a government shutdown.   That means contrary to the wishes of the House Freedom Caucus and other House Conservatives, Planned Parenthood would receive full funding.   The Planned Parenthood controversy has continued to rage after a series of videos exposing the outlet was released.   Ever since, the cries to defund the controversial group have grown louder and louder, undoubtedly a key reason Boehner has been in the hot seat more than ever lately.
 Another hot topic in the halls of the House: the Import/Export Bank. One leading Dem says Boehner wants it passed.  “I think, in my discussions with the Speaker, that he believes that it ought to pass because I think he believes that it’s costing us jobs and economic opportunities,” said Steny Hoyer.  Just like Planned Parenthood funding, Conservatives vehemently oppose funding the controversial Ex/Im Bank-they believe it is pretty much a corporate welfare check and not the proper purpose of government.   Read On….


“Bacha Bazi”: Obama’s Silence on Afghan Military’s Child Rape

“Bacha Bazi”: Obama’s Silence on Afghan Military’s Child Rape

American soldiers are being punished for blowing the whistle on the systematic rape and enslavement of young boys at the hands of brutal Afghan Muslim military officials.
Honorable men in uniform risked their careers and lives to stop the abuse. Yet, the White House — which was busy tweeting about its new feminism-pandering “It’s On Us” campaign against an alleged college rape crisis based on debunked statistics — is AWOL on the actual pedophilia epidemic known as “bacha bazi.” On Thursday, Obama administration flacks went out of their way to downplay Afghan child rape as “abhorrent,” but “fundamentally” a local “law enforcement matter.”
This is the price the innocents pay for blind multiculturalism.
A New York Times report on the Afghan Muslim practice this week garnered attention and outrage on Capitol Hill — and prompted a river of denials from Obama Defense Department brass, who insisted our troops were not ordered to look the other way.
But the subjugation and sexual assault of these children — and their victimization by Afghan military personnel working alongside our troops — is not new.    Read On…


Presidential Horse Race 2016: Is Marco Rubio joining the conversation? It is his race to win in Florida

Presidential Horse Race 2016: Is Marco Rubio joining the conversation?

We begin today with news that Marco Rubio now polls higher than Jeb Bush in their home state of Florida (Donald Trump still leads overall in the Sunshine State).

Kerry Pickett of the Daily Caller reports, “A Florida Atlantic University Poll released Wednesday shows Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio leading former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in the Sunshine State’s GOP presidential primary, The Sun Sentinel reports.
Marco Rubio
“Rubio is in second place in the poll with 19.2 percent, while Bush is in third place with 11.3 percent. New York businessmen and Palm Beach resort owner Donald Trump is in first with 31.5 percent. The poll has a margin of error of plus-or-minus 5.2 percentage points.”

Pickett also reports Florida’s March 15 primary is set as winner-take-all, which was seen at the time of consideration as a gift to Bush in case he didn’t do well in the early states. With Trump safely leading and Rubio now ahead of Jeb outside the margin of error, there’s got to be a lot of hand-wringing in Bush world these days.

If this is Marco Rubio’s moment, will he take advantage?
Read On….


China Makes MAJOR Moves To Ban Islam Throughout The Entire Country…

China Makes MAJOR Moves To Ban Islam Throughout The Entire Country…

Steven Crowder at Western Journalism:
Apparently, China realizes what the West doesn’t – bet you never thought you’d read that here – namely, that Islam is very dangerous. It’s kind of ironic that the oppressive nation sees what free nations don’t: Islam will turn nasty. It always does. Everywhere the religion/political ideology has been given an inch, they’ve taken a mile. Like a rabid dog, once it gets strong enough, it will bite us.
So what is China doing? It’s declaring an all-out war to make sure Islam doesn’t take over and never gains the strength to attack them. So let me simplify it:
– Female head-coverings are banned. Period.
– Men are discouraged from growing long beards (often poorly grown ones, might I add).
– Even Islamic restaurants are forced to sell cigarettes and drinks. And …
– They must display them prominently. Any business owner who does not follow this order…will lose their business. Gone.
They’re not tolerating Islam at all. That simple. China sees what’s happening to the West. It sees what happened in France, throughout the European world, in Boston, and even in Texas. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg! They see it, and they’ve decided to stop any kind of political Islamic plague before it grows out of control.
In other words: China learns. Unlike our inept government, it realizes, ‘Hey, Islam wants destroy us.’ It realizes that Islam is political in nature, not just religious. Don’t get me wrong: communism is terrible, but it’s also what absolves China from the shackling burdens of political correctness. They’d rather survive than be politically correct.   Ah well. Maybe one day, the West will realize that freedom can’t exist for those who want to take your freedom. I mean, that’d kinda be like telling your murderer it’s his right to murder you. Wait… what? 
China rules with an iron fist – they see how weak and vulnerable the West is and they want no part of that. They have a World War to plan and carry out and don’t need terror distractions. If there’s going to be any conquering, murdering and terror – China reserves the right to be the perpetrator. They don’t have political correctness and groveling in China – you bow before the state or else. But here in America, freedom is being used as an excuse to bus and fly in terrorists to murder us. Victims such as Pamela Geller are being blamed instead of ISIS. The murderous Communists seem to be more sane these days than the effeminate West. Shameful – the once most powerful nation in the world now cowers before Islamists.  Very well said. Like my colleagues  and Steven said, our great nation is so weak under Obama’s lead from behind policies it is nothing less than sickening. God Bless America…

I really don’t care what CAIR has to say they are the Muslim Brotherhood in America, Ben Carson is right on!

Carson explains: Because of Sharia law conflict, no Muslim should be president

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson created an uproar when he said on NBC that no Muslim should be president of the United States of America. “I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation,” he said. Several reports said that he provided no specifics to justify his stance. In a followup interview , however, he did: “I do not believe Sharia is consistent with the Constitution of this country . . . . Muslims feel that their religion is very much a part of your public life.” He said that even if a Muslim were to pledge not to adhere to the tenets of Sharia, there is a major loophole: “Taqiya is a component of Shia that allows, and even encourages you to lie to achieve your goals,” Carson said. 
Dr. Carson stated “He would not advocate” he did not say they could not run, the left is twisting this as they do everything they hear, to create dissention in the ranks of the republican party. Wasserman Schultz is a nutcase need I say more.
Dr. Carson is very justifiable if you know anything about Islam and the Qur’ an.
As for CAIR, they are a U.S Wing of the Muslim Brotherhood, they need to be eridacted out of this country after we get Obama and the Progressive Democrats out of office.
My thoughts

Club for Growth’s McIntosh Demands Trump Tell Truth on Views

Read the whole article, then pay particular attention to the last remark from Club for Growth:

“First of all, it makes sense if he’s a conservative he should be giving money to the Club for Growth,” said McIntosh,  Sounds like Bribery to me if you don’t fork over the comey, they will come after you with a million dollars in adds. How much of what they say will be fact or distorted fact?  Reagan changed parties, is it against the law for anyone else to change,  especially after they have seen what the Democratic party has done to this country in the past 6.,5 years?

Club for Growth’s McIntosh Demands Trump Tell Truth on Views

Donald Trump hasn’t been telling the truth about his record on policy issues, Club for Growth President David McIntosh said Monday, explaining the conservative organization’s decision to launch a massive ad campaign against the controversial GOP frontrunner.

“What has to be done is tell the truth about his record, and he’s certainly not doing it,” the former Indiana congressman told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program, claiming that Trump has for years shown his liberal leanings on topics such as tax increases, healthcare, and eminent domain.

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How Obama plans to extend his leadership control and drive of America into total Socialism – MUST READ!

Ed Klein: Obama Agrees to Back Biden If He Can Pick VP

President Barack Obama has agreed to endorse a presidential campaign by Vice President Joe Biden if he is allowed to pick Biden’s running mate, author and journalist Ed Klein reports.
Biden, who has yet to announce whether he will seek the Democratic nomination, is reportedly weighing the offer, according to Klein.

Further, Obama wants Biden to choose a black running mate and commit to serving only one term, then throwing his own endorsement to his vice president, Klein writes on his Ed Klein Confidential blog. http://edwardklein.com/obama-ready-to-endorse-biden-with-conditions/ Obama reportedly favors former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, one of Obama’s close allies.


Irian Deal— Follow the Money – BOEING! Iran will get planes to transport weapons to Assad

Why GOP Congressional Leaders Support the Iran Deal in Fact — Follow the Money

It is not about the Security of the U.S or Israel or the Middle East, it is all about money!

Iran’s airline industry has been crippled by these severe restrictions, which are aimed against commerce connected to the regime’s illegal uranium enrichment, terror promotion, and weapons trafficking. Once the sanctions are lifted, the mullahs are expected to order up at least 100 new aircraft in just the next year, and 400 over the next decade. That means tens of billions of dollars in sales for manufacturers positioned to satisfy those pressing needs.  Interesting thing about that: Iran Air, the national carrier, is most notorious for providing material support to the barbaric Assad regime in Syria and the Hezbollah terrorist network that props it up.

U.S. Treasury Department designated Iran Air as a proliferator of weapons of mass destruction in 2011, ordering the freezing of its assets. Serving as an arm of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (the force principally responsible for killing hundreds of American troops in Iraq and 19 American airmen in the 1996 Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia), Iran Air transported rockets and missiles, as well as military personnel and weapons, to Syria. It also violated a U.N. arms embargo by sending along dual-use materials that can be converted to military applications.

In 2014 Boeing donated to: 
  • National Republican Congressional Committee ($38,000 each),
  •  National Republican Senatorial Committee ($33,000).
  •  McConnell ($13,000),
  • Boehner ($25,000),
  • and many others.

    These guys could care less about the SEciruty of the U.S or the Middle East.



July 29, 2015: Sen. Tom Cotton’s Q&A during Senate Armed Services Committee hearing


It is very evident that Secretary of State Kerry nor Secretary  of Energy Moniz know absolutely anything about what is in the AEIA Classified Documents. U.S Laws requires that the text of these agreements be reviewed in it’s entirety by the Congress irregardless of it’s classification. Do they really know what they agreed to in the Iranian Agreement?
bIran is the primary supplier of the Roadside bomb known as the Explosive Reform Penetrator devices that Al Queda and the Taliban have used to kill hundreds of American Troops.
Executive Order 12947 of January 23, 1995 Prohibiting Transactions With Terrorists Who Threaten To Disrupt the Middle East Peace Process
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.), and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I, WILLIAM J. CLINTON, President of the United States of America, find that grave acts of violence committed by foreign terrorists that disrupt the Middle East peace process constitute an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States, and hereby declare a national emergency to deal with that threat.

Doesn’t Iran pose just such a threat?




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Veterans Affairs: America’s single payer health care system Read more at NetRightDaily.com: http://netrightdaily.com/2015/09/veterans-affairs-americas-single-payer-health-care-system/#ixzz3m7H7KI5Q

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Veterans Affairs: America’s single payer health care system


By Don Todd
If you want an example of a single payer health care system there is no need to look to England or Canada.  America already has a single payer system.  It is called the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). To get an idea how it works Google “Veterans Affairs Scandal.” As of today you will get over 700,000 hits.   This is the type of system the so called “progressives” want to force on all Americans.  Because of courageous whistle blowers the whole ugly system has been exposed but nothing of consequence has been done.  It is estimated that at most three employees have been fired in a scandal that has badly affected hundreds of thousands of our nation’s heroes.
One of the tricks used by the VA bureaucrats to make themselves look superior while veterans received inferior care was to log their appointment time as the time he or she desired when in fact the veterans had in reality waited an average of 115 days.  By this trickery they were able to report to Washington, D.C. an average wait time of 24 days.  Thereby enabling the VA employees to receive performance bonuses while veterans in some cases died.
The manipulating of wait times was quasi-official policy. The Inspector General found emails instructing employees to manipulate the data in this way to make themselves look good.   Years ago, during the debate over Hillary Care, opponents had two slogans that the VA system and Obamacare have proven to be true.  One was, “socialized medicine will have the compassion of the IRS and the efficiency of the Post Office.”  There is no better description of the VA single payer system.
The other talking point was, “If you think medical care is expensive now, wait until it is free.”  Sky rocketing costs under Obamacare validate this point.  The manipulation of data is one art in which the bureaucrats excel. Witness the last six years of the government telling us the economy is wonderful when everyone knows it is not.  One of the problems with the illusion of “free medical care,” is that by the time you find out it is an illusion it is too late. Terminally ill people tend not to be politically active.  They die alone while the government tells us everything is going fine.  Nothing to see here!
Don Todd is Director of Research at Americans for Limited Government

Where Do Liberals Stand on The Support of Israel? I Think This Cartoon Pretty Much Says it All!


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