(Video)” href=”http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2013/05/mark-levin-obama-scandals-are-example-of-all-powerful-government-its-not-a-scandal-its-tyranny-video/” rel=”bookmark”>Mark Levin: Obama Scandals Are Example of All Powerful Government – It’s Not a Scandal, It’s Tyranny (Video)
Mark Levin went off as news broke this week on the massive IRS targeting scandal.
“The left has a totalitarian mindset and it seeks to devour the individual and the civil society… Our country has entered the age of post-Constitutional soft tyranny.”
Listen to the whole thing.
The federal government is now petitioning to have these signs removed, or Washington state will be denied additional monies for interstate highways.
The State of Washington replied; they will secede from the Union rather than be intimidated. These are a matter of free speech paid for by a private citizen.
It seems the Obama government uses intimidation and ignores the first amendment when they want to silence someone.
These signs are priceless! Bravo for the state of Washington Northbound on I-5 near Chehalis, WA (88 miles S. of Seattle)
Noted professor and sociologist Dr. Anne Hendershott claims IRS may have targeted her with a 2010 audit
IRS demanded to know which groups paid her and seemed to want to know more about their backgrounds
Hendershott believes her articles critical of President Barack Obama’s policies and George Soros’ funding of liberal Catholic groups may have spawned the IRS audit
Audit was emotionally and financially expensive and scared the professor into silence
Dr. Anne Hendershot (Photo Credit: Franciscan University)
In the midst of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) scandal, individuals and groups, alike, are continuing to come forward with ever-startling allegations. On Wednesday, Dr. Anne Hendershott, a devout Catholic and a noted sociologist, professor and author, exclusively told TheBlaze that she believes she may have been one of the IRS’s targets.
According to Hendershott, the IRS audited her in 2010 and demanded to know who was paying her. While they did not ask directly it seemed as though the agent wanted to know about the leanings of these particular organizations.
It all started with a phone call she received at her home in May of that year — a call during which Hendershott was told she would be audited. A letter that followed on May 19, 2010 solidified the IRS’s request to meet her in person two months later in July. While IRS investigations are certainly not uncommon occurrences, the professor believes that the situation surrounding hers was more-than-curious.
“The IRS calls my house and says … ‘I just wanted to let you know that we’re going to be auditing your business’ and I said ‘My businesses?’ and he said, ‘You know the expenses you take off for writing,” the academic recalls.
SOURCE: Weasel Zippers
What would you say if you came across some bed wetter obsessively scanning bar codes to make sure it wasn’t a Koch-owned company? Get a life is the first thing that comes to mind.
Via Red Alert:
For liberals wanting to avoid buying products from conservative companies, there’s now an app for that.
According to Forbes, freelance programmer Ivan Pardo recently unveiled Buycott, an app designed to discourage consumers from purchasing products made by Koch Industries, owned by Charles and David Koch. The app bears a striking resemblance to one proposed by Darcy Burner, a former Microsoft programmer and Democratic congressional candidate for Washington’s first district. She unveiled her idea for a similar app last year, at Netroots Nation — an annual liberal conference — though Pardo and his team were already working on Buycott.
Pardo’s app, available on iPhone and Android, allows users to scan a product’s barcode before placing it in their shopping cart. Buycott then traces the item’s origins back to its parent company and alerts shoppers if the company is one they should avoid.
“Buycott helps you organize your everyday consumer spending to support causes you care about,” the app’s description reads.
Look for the Dimocrats and the LSM, which as we all know is the propaganda arm of the Dimocrat Party, to do everything in their power to sanitize Thunder Rodent Thighs so she will be able to run in 2016. My friend Michael said she’s not running, but he said that she wasn’t gonna run for senator after she and BJ left the White House.
SOURCE: Grouchy Old Cripple
‘VISIONARY’ ROGER AILES TO RECEIVE BRADLEY AWARD
FOX News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes will be honored with the $250,000 Bradley Prize for being a “visionary of American journalism” on June 12 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
“Roger Ailes has been a visionary,” declared Michael W. Grebe, President and CEO of the Bradley Foundation, which will award four such prizes this year. “His innovative business-building strategies have revolutionized the uncovering and delivery of news in America.”
Indeed. The Ailes media “revolution” has never been more apparent–or more important–as in the past year, when Fox News has spearheaded the media investigations of two major scandals: the “Fast and Furious” investigation, and the Benghazi debacle and cover-up.
In both cases, Fox and a few other rebel news outfits led the way in uncovering the brutal truth about Obama administration misdeeds, even as the MSM mostly chose either to ignore the scandals or else assist the Obama administration in the whitewashing.
Staying true to this speak-truth-to-power philosophy, Fox News covered the Benghazi tragedy and its scandalous cover-up relentlessly, even as other “news” networks did their best to protect–and not even question–the Obama administration’s initial spin that the U.S. consulate had been attacked after spontaneous protests stemming from a random anti-Islam YouTube video.
SOURCE: FOX NEWS
Jiggs McDonald, NHL Hall of Fame broadcaster speaking in Orillia , Ontario , says,
“I am truly perplexed that so many of my friends are against another mosque being built in Toronto I think it should be the goal of every Canadian to be tolerant regardless of their religious beliefs.
Thus the mosque should be allowed, in an effort to promote tolerance.
That is why I also propose that two nightclubs be opened next door to the mosque, thereby promoting tolerance from within the mosque.
We could call one of the clubs, which would be gay, “The Turban Cowboy “, and the other a topless bar called “You Mecca Me Hot.”
Next door should be a butcher shop that specializes in pork, and adjacent to that an open-pit barbecue pork restaurant, called ” Iraq o’ Ribs.”
Across the street there could be a lingerie store called “Victoria Keeps Nothing Secret “, with sexy mannequins in the window modeling the goods.
Next door to the lingerie shop there would be room for an adult sex toyshop, “Koranal Knowledge ” its name in flashing neon lights, and on the other side a liquor store called “Morehammered.”
All of this would encourage Muslims to demonstrate the tolerance they demand of us, so their mosque issue would not be a problem for others.”
Thanks Denise for helping me understand “TOLERANCE”
Miller said, “I don’t remember.”
This was after he admitted he was told who it was.
Here’s the transcript:
Rep. Dave Reichert: Who was responsible?
Steven Miller: I don’t have that name sir.
Rep. Dave Reichert: Why don’t you have that name? Did you ask anybody.
Steven Miller: Yes.
Rep. Dave Reichert: Who did you ask?
Steven Miller: I asked the senior technical adviser.
Rep. Dave Reichert: What’s the senior technical adviser’s name?
Steven Miller: Nancy Marks.
Rep. Dave Reichert: And what did Nancy tell you? Who’s responsible?
Steven Miller: By that I don’t remember to be honest with you.
Reichert ate his lunch.
This was great!
Rep Mike Kelly was given a standing ovation at Friday’s House hearing on IRS harassment of conservative groups.
“This is very chilling for the American people… And I don’t believe the White House just found out about this in a news report. Where you’re sitting you should be outraged but your’re not. This reconfirms everything the US public believes. Is there any question you shouldn’t have asked…. ‘What sign do you put up in your front yard?’ And this is a tax question? You can put anybody out of business anytime you want.”
This Was Incredible!
Twitchy captured some of his better lines:
Rep Kelly to Miller: You think this is uncomfortable? Try being a citizen being targeted by the IRS.
Kelly: “This confirms that the #IRS can do anything they want, anytime they want, to anyone they want. ”
“Where you’re sitting, you should be outraged, but you’re not.” Rep, Kelly to Miller #IRS #Waysandmeanscommittee
“Is there any limit to the scope as to where you folks can go? … It’s sure as hell intimidating.” – Rep Kelly #IRS
SOURCE: The Gateway Pundit
Objective Analysis: Obama Versus Nixon
In the wake of the twin scandals of the IRS targeting conservative groups and the Department of Justice spying on AP reporters, the comparisons between Obama and Nixon are everywhere.
But what do experts say?
Former New York Times general counsel James Goodale – who represented the paper during its Pentagon Papers fight with the Nixon administration – said in an interview yesterday that Obama is worse than Nixon when it comes to press freedoms. And see this.
Former constitutional lawyer Glenn Greenwald noted last year:
We supposedly learned important lessons from the abuses of power of the Nixon administration, and then of the Bush administration: namely, that we don’t trust government officials to exercise power in the dark, with no judicial oversight, with no obligation to prove their accusations. Yet now we hear exactly this same mentality issuing from Obama, his officials and defenders to justify a far more extreme power than either Nixon or Bush dreamed of asserting: he’s only killing The Bad Citizens, so there’s no reason to object!
The painful fact is that Barack Obama is the president that Nixon always wanted to be.
Four decades ago, Nixon was halted in his determined effort to create an “imperial presidency” with unilateral powers and privileges. In 2013, Obama wields those very same powers openly and without serious opposition. The success of Obama in acquiring the long-denied powers of Nixon is one of his most remarkable, if ignoble, accomplishments. Consider a few examples:
Nixon’s use of warrantless surveillance led to the creation of a special court called the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISA). But the reform turned out to be more form than substance. The secret court turned “probable cause” into a meaningless standard, virtually guaranteeing any surveillance the government wanted. After hundreds of thousands of applications over decades, only a couple have ever been denied.
Last month, the Supreme Court crushed any remaining illusions regarding FISA when it sided with the Obama administration in ruling that potential targets of such spying had to have proof they were spied upon before filing lawsuits, even if the government has declared such evidence to be secret. That’s only the latest among dozens of lawsuits the administration has blocked while surveillance expands exponentially.