“What better way to give a boost to the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Act and the remaking of American neighborhoods than to start injecting illegal immigrant populations into targeted cities and towns in the suburbs all across the country?” That was national radio talk show superhost Rush Limbaugh commenting on a Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulation, “Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing.”
Under a Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulation, “Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing” we find a plan to resettle as many as 20 million illegal immigrants in specific communities as a pretext to tilt the political scales on the national and local political scenes to favor Democrats.
On June 27, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.) and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Charles Boustany (R-La.) expanded its search for the missing Internal Revenue Service (IRS) emails relevant to the targeting of the tea party and other 501(c)(4) organizations. To that end, Camp and Boustany are subpoenaing the missing IRS emails to other federal offices, including the White House.
It is often said that politics makes for strange bedfellows. But it can also make for messy divorces. Case in point, the closely contested Mississippi Senate Republican primary, where 36-year incumbent Thad Cochran narrowly defeated conservative challenger Chris McDaniel...with the help of thousands of Democrats.
Lois Lerner’s emails outside the IRS are missing between January 2009 and April 2011. The agency is claiming her hard drive crashed, that it recycled the backup tapes on its server and that it threw Lerner’s hard drive away after the crash. Thus, says the agency, it is impossible for the IRS to retrieve email communications that were not internal and backed up on other agency computers.
On June 12, Senator Harry Reid sent a letter to Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen urging the team to change its name, which came as the U.S. Patent Office revoked the team’s trademarks in a ruling. But shouldn't Reid be first trying to change the name of the Russell Senate Office Building, named after a Democrat who filibustered civil rights legislation, actively supported segregation, and even co-authored the Southern Manifesto against the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling, Brown v. Board of Education?
In 1974, then-special prosecutor Leon Jaworski issued a subpoena for the infamous White House tapes. On one tape, eighteen minutes were missing. Today, the IRS is missing emails that deal with harassment of Tea Party groups. Will congress hold Obama accountable?
Writing for Mother Jones, Molly Redden and David Corn try to discredit Brat’s critique of government policies that led to the financial crisis. But those pesky historical facts don't line up well with their contention.
Republican primary voters have cast a decisive verdict against the Washington establishment in Virginia’s 7th Congressional District. In ousting House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.), grassroots activists led by the tea party have marked a stunning comeback in the national political scene.
Anyone sending their kids to college nowadays or paying off their student loans has probably noticed that the costs are out of control. The risk of going to college is that increasingly you might not find a job that pays for it at the end of the rainbow. The reason for the skyrocketing costs? The student loan program.Next Page »
"We don't intend to turn the Republican Party over to the traitors in the battle just ended. We will have no more of those candidates who are pledged to the same goals as our opposition and who seek our support. Turning the party over to the so-called moderates wouldn't make any sense at all." - Ronald Reagan, Nov. 10, 1964