Damning report finds state agencies wasted millions meant for struggling homeowners

August 25, 2017 by  Ben Lane A damning new report from a federal watchdog shows that 19 state housing finance agencies wasted millions of dollars that should have gone to struggling homeowners as part of the government’s Hardest Hit Fund program. The report, published Friday by the Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled … More Damning report finds state agencies wasted millions meant for struggling homeowners

LA City Council to End Its Ban on “Ultra-compact” Handguns

Aug 28, 2017 by  Bob Adelmann According to the Los Angeles Times, LA’s city council is “poised to roll back its ban on ‘ultra-compact’ guns” on Tuesday, thanks to pressure from the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the California Rifle & Pistol Association (CRPA). Those groups hold that California state law overrules and overrides the city’s attempt to … More LA City Council to End Its Ban on “Ultra-compact” Handguns

Washington, D.C. Asks Full Appeals Court to Review a Pro-gun Ruling

Aug 28, 2017 by  Bob Adelmann Washington, D.C.’s Attorney General Karl Racine filed a petition on Thursday with the U.S. Appeals Court for the District of Columbia, asking the court to rehear a decision that a three-judge panel of that court issued in July. That decision, 2-1, issued a permanent injunction prohibiting the district from enforcing its “good … More Washington, D.C. Asks Full Appeals Court to Review a Pro-gun Ruling

Arizona Supreme Court Rebuffs Tucson’s Illegal Destruction of Firearms

THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 2017 SUPPORT NRA-ILA On Thursday, the Arizona Supreme Court unanimously held that the state was within its authority to prohibit cities and counties from routinely destroying firearms obtained through forfeiture or as unclaimed property. State law holds that political subdivisions must instead (subject to certain exceptions) recirculate the firearms through legitimate channels … More Arizona Supreme Court Rebuffs Tucson’s Illegal Destruction of Firearms

Trump Pardons Sheriff Joe

Aug 25, 2017 by DML   — President Donald J.Trump issued a presidential pardon to Joe Arpaio on Friday. The former Sheriff of Maricopa County, Ariz., is 85 years old.  He was recently found guilty of criminal contempt for defying a judge’s order to stop traffic patrols that allegedly targeted Latinos who were thought to … More Trump Pardons Sheriff Joe

Ministry Sues SPLC for Calling It a “Hate Group”

Aug 24, 2017 by  Bob Adelmann   Citing the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the National Center for Life and Liberty of the D. James Kennedy Ministries (DJKM) filed suit against the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) on Tuesday for “trafficking in false or misleading descriptions of the services offered under the ministry’s trademarked name; and for defamation … More Ministry Sues SPLC for Calling It a “Hate Group”

Dakota Pipeline Co. Sues Greenpeace, Earth First! Under RICO for Conspiracy to Halt Construction

Aug 23, 2017 by  Bob Adelmann   Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), the company behind construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, lashed out against the “Enterprise” in a major lawsuit filed on Tuesday. The 231-page lawsuit accused Greenpeace International, Greenpeace, Inc., Greenpeace Fund, Inc., BankTrack, Earth First!, and other environmental organizations and individuals of participating in a … More Dakota Pipeline Co. Sues Greenpeace, Earth First! Under RICO for Conspiracy to Halt Construction

Inspector General Says the IRS is Rehiring People Who Were Fired for Illegal Behavior

Aug 22, 2017  by  Bob Adelmann   The IRS ignored a report issued in December 2014 by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) that revealed that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) was rehiring people it had previously fired for misconduct. That misconduct included failure to file and pay their own income taxes, falsifying documents, and theft of … More Inspector General Says the IRS is Rehiring People Who Were Fired for Illegal Behavior

YouTube’s Soft Censorship

Aug 21, 2017 by  James Murphy   Internet giant YouTube has been accused of discriminatory practices by two black American video bloggers. Lynette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson, better known as “Diamond and Silk,” accused the video-sharing service of demonetizing their videos because of their conservative positions and support of President Donald Trump. Diamond and Silk … More YouTube’s Soft Censorship

VIDEO Initiated under Obama, a Plan for Cleaning Voter Rolls Is Now ‘Radical’ – RMV Workers Arrested

Aug 14, 2017 by Hans von Spakovsky and Tiffany Bates   Can a state ensure that its voter rolls aren’t filled with non-residents and dead people who shouldn’t be registered to vote? The Left doesn’t think so, but the U.S. Department of Justice answered yes recently when it filed an amicus brief in Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute. … More VIDEO Initiated under Obama, a Plan for Cleaning Voter Rolls Is Now ‘Radical’ – RMV Workers Arrested