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A recent article at TPC presented a video that looked at how a leader can come to power when the electorate is too lazy or uninterested to learn who they really are!In that article, ‘Must Watch Video: How Obama Was Elected Not Once But Twice!’, a white…

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Dr. Ben Carson’s alternative to Obamacare – Part Five

In the usual back and forth between the Democrats who want socialized medicine and the rest of the world who don’t, the Saul Alinsky-ites of the left often rail about the lack of an alternative from the Republicans. Besides the fact that this is total bovine fecal matter—Bobby Jindal’s proposal for example—there have been many alternatives offered to improve our previous system without nuking it and turning it into a system like the one that brought you the V.A. scandal. As the new chairman of the Save Our Healthcare Project (a part of the American Legacy PAC), Dr. Carson is releasing a five-part series on how we can get rid of Obamacare and replace it with something that might actually work. Part Five (see below for links to previous episodes) of the Save Our Healthcare “Remedy for a Free & Healthy America” is Empowering the States. Our health is the most personal and important thing we possess, and its care must be under our control. Where there is a role for government, we should look to empower those governments that are closest to the people. As currently administered by Washington, D.C., our healthcare entitlement programs have grown too unresponsive to […]

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Senator Rubio Gives Riveting Defense Of Israel On Senate Floor

Senator Marco RubioMy younger brother Brad, a moderate, non ideological independent who is a great patriot and a supporter and great friend of Israel, sent me the following e-mail and accompanying video of a riveting speech by Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL…

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Georgia Democrat Senate Nominee Nunn is A Hamas Donor!!

Michelle Nunn is the Democrat’s hope to try and make a senate pickup in a Red state. She’s very much a doctrinaire Lefty from Bethesda, Maryland who has little connection with Georgia or Georgians aside from being the daughter of former Senator Sam Nunn, but that’s a big deal because of the name recognition, so the democrats are putting serious money behind her. She’s pro gun confiscation, pro Obama and pro amnesty, all stances that would ordinarily sink her in a Red state.

Today, her campaign plan leaked, essentially a confidential memo on how she’s going to go about conning the electorate to win.

Parts of it are actually funny, like the part where Ms. Nunn, who lives in an upscale Atlanta neighborhood is advised to have pictures taken of herself and her family “in rural settings with rural-oriented imagery” to try to appeal more to rural if this leftist elite actually knows or cares which part of a cow milk comes out of or where fried chicken comes from.

Essentially, the idea is to fool 30% of the white working class to pull the lever for her (something no Democrat since Max Cleland back in 2002 has managed to pull off) and roust out a coalition of blacks Latinos (legal or otherwise) gays, clueless youngsters befuddled by slogans and choom and of course…Jews.

Fooling Jews into voting for her and of course donating is a ket part of the scam:


“Michelle’s position on Israel will largely determine the level of support here.” Hmmmm.

Now, Michelle Nunn hasn’t had much to say about Israel so far. In fact, during the primary she didn’t have all that much to say about anything.

But apparently, like a lot of Lefties (Barack Obama, for instance)she has some baggage she’d rather the Jews didn’t find out about when she’s putting the make on them.

Nun’s job since she returned to Georgia in 2007 has been to serve as the CEO on the Points of Light Foundation, and in the document her strategists express enormous concern about attacks that might arise from her work there.

Like a lot of Left-bent foundations, the Points of Light Foundation has some interesting donations that occurred while Ms. Nunn was running the place. According to the document, it has made grants to terrorists and “inmates” during her tenure, and the document also makes reference to a 2010 audit that concluded Points of Light’s accounting system was “not adequate to account for federal funds.”

The accounting problems just make her a typical Democrat not to be trusted near other people’s money.  But let’s look at the terrorists it funded:

 According to the IRS Form 990s that Points of Light filed in 2008 and 2011, the organization gave a grant of over $33,000 to Islamic Relief USA, a charity that says it strives to alleviate “hunger, illiteracy, and diseases worldwide.” Islamic Relief USA is part of a global network of charities that operate under the umbrella of Islamic Relief Worldwide. Islamic Relief USA says on its website that it is a legally separate entity from its parent organization, but that they share “a common vision, mission, and family identity.”

Islamic Relief Worldwide has ties to Hamas, which the U.S. designates as a terrorist organization. In June, Israel banned the charity from operating in the country because, according to Israeli officials, it was funneling cash to Hamas. In 2006, Israelis arrested Islamic Relief Worldwide’s Gaza coordinator, Ayaz Ali. They said he was working to “transfer funds and assistance to various Hamas institutions and organizations.” Ali admitted to cooperating with local Hamas operatives while working in Jordan and, on his computer, Israeli officials found photographs of “swastikas superimposed on IDF symbols,” and of Nazi officials, Osama bin Laden, and al-Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

Islamic Relief USA highlighted the work of Islamic Relief Worldwide in Palestine in its 2012 annual report, in which it talks generally about the work of Islamic Relief charities in the region without drawing a distinction between the branches.

 The organization has raised eyebrows before. According to a 2012 report, its bank account was closed by UBS and it was “under constant scrutiny by other banks due to nervousness about counterterrorist regulations.” The group’s terror ties extend beyond Hamas, according to a former Israeli intelligence official. He says that Islamic Relief Worldwide’s country director in Palestine, Muneed Abugazaleh, met in April 2012 with Dr. Omar Shalah, a leader of the terror group Islamic Jihad and of the Riyad al-Saleheen Charitable Society, which is affiliated with the group. He is also the brother of Ramadan Shalah, the leader of Islamic Jihad.

This woman oversaw funds going to a Hamas front!!

And even scarier, the feds let Points of Light keep their 501c status.

I guess that tells us what we want to know about her Israel position, convenient boilerplate platitudes about ‘Israel’s right to exist’ that I’m sure she’ll come up with to the contrary.While I previously might have said the clueless Jews will take out their wallets and pull the lever for her  anyway, I sense something of a change here.The Obama Administration’s behavior towards Israel and what’s going on in Europe and even here in America with attacks on Jews and Jewish institutions since Israel decided to hit back at Hamas has changed a more than a few minds. Yes there are some lefty, secular Jews who will drink the Kool-ade, but not as many as before.

Ms. Nunn might not have the easy time of it with Jews she might have a few years ago.

There actually quite a bit on the web  about  Points of Light and the HandsOn Network, which operates as part of Points of Light.that is pretty troublesome, and a search will give you plenty of material.

Believe it or not, Points of Light was actually started by President George HW Bush, but like a lot of foundations originally started by non-radicals, it, shall we say, is now under new management with a very different orientation than its founders.

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Ethanol mandates go from bad to worse

President Obama, and his administration, has enacted so many foolish and cost-increasing energy policies, it is easy to think that they are his purview alone. But in 2007, Republicans were just as guilty. Seeds were planted and a garden of bad legislation took root in a totally different energy environment. At the time, the growth seemed like something worthy of cultivation. However, what sprouted up more closely resembles a weed that needs to be yanked out. Last week, I wrote about Australia’s carbon tax that was pulled on July 17. Its seeds were also planted in 2007, though not germinated until 2011. Prime Minister Abbott promised to eradicate the unpopular plant—and after nearly a year of struggle, he did. 2007 was also the year of the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS). Around that time, more than half the states put in a mandate requiring increasing amounts of wind and solar power be incorporated into the energy mix the local utilities provided for their customers. It was expected that the RPS would become a much-admired garden with wind turbines blowing in the breeze and solar panels turning toward the sun like sunflowers. Instead, the RPS has been an expensive folly. Angering the […]

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Hillary: Seven Posters and Cartoons that could make you pine for Obama after 2016!

Just kidding! Each in their own special way is a country killer and the last thing the US needs in 2016 after eight Obama years would be four years of a Hillary administration!That said, could the GOP possibly come up with a viable candidate who isn’t …

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