Restoring Liberty http://joemiller.us Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:30:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Ineligible Illegals File Request to Get Dreamer Status, Force Obama’s Hand http://joemiller.us/2014/08/ineligible-illegals-file-request-get-dreamer-status-force-obamas-hand/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/ineligible-illegals-file-request-get-dreamer-status-force-obamas-hand/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:30:24 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97155 Nearly a dozen illegal immigrations announced a campaign Wednesday to force President Obama’s hand on halting deportations, saying they would file papers demanding to be let into the existing program granting legal status to so-called Dreamers, although none qualifies.

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By Stephen Dinan.

Nearly a dozen illegal immigrations announced a campaign Wednesday to force President Obama’s hand on halting deportations, saying they would file papers demanding to be let into the existing program granting legal status to so-called Dreamers, although none qualifies.

Some of the immigrants came as children and would have qualified except they went home for college and then came back, while others are parents of Dreamers who already have legal status under Mr. Obama’s 2012 program. And one is Jose Antonio Vargas, a former Washington Post reporter who was a few months too old to qualify for the Dreamer policy, and whose case has become a flashpoint in the immigration debate.

Mr. Vargas, who travels the country advocating for illegal immigrants, said they often hear complaints from Americans who tell them they should get in the back of the immigration line. But he said that’s impossible for most illegal immigrants, saying there is “no line” for them to get in that would earn them legal status from within the U.S.

“This morning, by submitting our applications, we created a line, a process. Now it’s up to the Obama administration. The ball is in your court, Mr. President,” Mr. Vargas said.

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NY church backs out of federal plan to house illegal immigrant children

By Joshua Rhett Miller.

A New York church has dropped its proposal to temporarily house roughly 40 juvenile immigrants who have entered into the United States from Mexico, citing a missed deadline for the federally-funded program and a looming change in leadership.

Rev. Marc Herbst, an assistant to the bishop of the Metropolitan New York Synod-Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, told FoxNews.com that Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Commack has abandoned its plan to house the children for roughly 10-day stays.

“At this point, it just doesn’t look like this is going to be feasible,” Herbst said Tuesday. “At this point, it’s not appropriate to make a decision at this moment because funding is not available and we’re going through transition.”

“Faith-based organizations have a moral imperative to care for these children and to care for them with compassion.”- Maryann Sinclair Slutsky, executive director, Long Island Wins

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GOP Rep: illegal immigration costs Americans

By Caroline May.

Each illegal immigrant in the United States costs American citizens, Louisiana Republican Rep. Vance McAllister argued this week at a town hall meeting in his home state, according to The Town Talk.

“Every time one illegal immigrant comes to this country, you lose health care, you lose schooling, you lose education for one our citizens.” McAllister said, according to the local publication, due to their costs.

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WATCH: Lt. Col. Ralph Peters Goes Full-On ‘Beast Mode’ in Describing How to Deal With Radical Terrorists http://joemiller.us/2014/08/watch-lt-col-ralph-peters-goes-full-beast-mode-describing-deal-radical-terrorists/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/watch-lt-col-ralph-peters-goes-full-beast-mode-describing-deal-radical-terrorists/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:29:16 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97180 On Fox News, Lt. Col. Ralph Peters (Ret) gave a succinct prescription of how the United States should deal with the radical ISIS terrorists...

WATCH: Lt. Col. Ralph Peters Goes Full-On ‘Beast Mode’ in Describing How to Deal With Radical Terrorists

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By Michael Hausam.

The way you deal with Islamic State, these bloodthirsty, blood drunken terrorists, is to kill them, keep on killing them, until you kill the last one and then you kill his pet goat.

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FBI chief calls Islamic terror group ‘savages’

By AP News.

Islamic State extremists who executed journalist James Foley are “savages” who must be brought to justice, said FBI Director James Comey, whose agents are directly involved in the investigation into the killing.

Comey said his agency had been investigating Foley’s kidnapping for two years until Tuesday, when the militants released a video showing his beheading in Syria. They also threatened to kill a second hostage, Steven Sotloff, if U.S. airstrikes against the militants in Iraq continued.

“These savages have turned it into a homicide investigation,” Comey said, speaking to reporters during a visit to the FBI’s Denver field office. “I’m highly confident the U.S. government will bring justice to these people. We are very patient and dogged, and we will never forget.”

Comey wouldn’t say whether authorities have determined when the video of Foley’s killing was taken. But he said it underscores the urgent danger posed by the extremists in Syria, which he said has become a “safe haven and training ground” for terrorists from Western Europe, North America and elsewhere.

“Their going there is very worrisome. They will come out with the worst kind of relationships and the worst kind of training,” Comey said. Of the Islamic State extremists, he added, “We’re up against savages. These are people who make ordinary terrorists look civilized.”

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Obama: “No God Would Stand For What [ISIL] Did Yesterday”

By Daniel Doherty.

Speaking from Martha’s Vineyard on Wednesday, President Obama delivered a somber yet moving speech eulogizing the life of the late American journalist James Wright Foley, who U.S. intelligence officials confirmed today was beheaded by ISIL.

“Jim was taken from us in an act of violence that shocks the conscience of the civilized world,” the president said before eviscerating the evil and gruesome tactics of his killers.

“Let’s be clear about ISIL,” he said. “They have rampaged across cities and villages killing innocent civilians.”

“They’ve murdered Muslims [by] the thousands,” he continued. “They target Christians and religious minorities, driving them from their homes whenever they can.”

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Many Police Killings, but Only Ferguson Explodes http://joemiller.us/2014/08/many-police-killings-ferguson-explodes/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/many-police-killings-ferguson-explodes/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:28:27 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97150 There was little violence after the acquittal of Trayvon Martin's killer last July. Peace prevailed when at least four other unarmed black males were killed by police in recent months, from New York to Los Angeles.

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There was little violence after the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s killer last July. Peace prevailed when at least four other unarmed black males were killed by police in recent months, from New York to Los Angeles.

Then Michael Brown was gunned down in Ferguson, Missouri. And waves of rioting have convulsed the St. Louis suburb for more than 10 days.

Why Ferguson?

The response to Brown’s death turned violent because of a convergence of factors, observers say, including the stark nature of the killing in broad daylight, an aggressive police response to protests, a mainly black city being run by white officials — and the cumulative effect of killing after killing after killing of unarmed black males.

“People are tired of it,” said Kevin Powell, president of the BK Nation advocacy group, who organized peaceful protests after the Florida neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman was found innocent in Martin’s killing.

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Holder’s stop in Ferguson is deeply personal

By Kevin Johnson.

Attorney General Eric Holder flew to Ferguson, Mo., on Wednesday as the nation’s chief law enforcement officer leading an investigation into a police shooting.

He also arrived as an African-American who said he understands the racial tensions that have fueled days of protests that have been marred by violence and mass arrests since the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

“I am the Attorney General of the United States, but I am also a black man,” Holder told Ferguson residents at a community meeting. “I can remember being stopped on the New Jersey turnpike on two occasions and accused of speeding. Pulled over. … ‘Let me search your car’ … Go through the trunk of my car, look under the seats and all this kind of stuff. I remember how humiliating that was and how angry I was and the impact it had on me.”

Holder was here primarily for briefings on the Justice Department’s ongoing investigation into possible civil rights violations related to the fatal shooting. He offered perhaps his most forceful and personal assessment yet of how the 18-year-old man’s shooting has reignited a long history of racial “mistrust and mutual suspicion.”

“The eyes of the nation and the world are watching Ferguson right now,” Holder told a group of community leaders assembled at a local community college. “The world is watching because the issues raised by the shooting of Michael Brown predate this incident. This is something that has a history to it, and the history simmers beneath the surface in more communities than just Ferguson.”

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Citing Normalized Relations, Obama Lifts Ban on Libyans From US Flight Schools and Nuke Studies http://joemiller.us/2014/08/citing-normalized-relations-obama-lifts-ban-libyans-us-flight-schools-nuke-studies/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/citing-normalized-relations-obama-lifts-ban-libyans-us-flight-schools-nuke-studies/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:27:29 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97146 To the horror of many in Congress, President Obama has reportedly ordered lifted the 31-year ban preventing Libyan nationals from attending flight schools and studying nuclear science in the United States.

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To the horror of many in Congress, President Obama has reportedly ordered lifted the 31-year ban preventing Libyan nationals from attending flight schools and studying nuclear science in the United States.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s recent directive reports, “The United States Government and the Government of Libya have normalized their relationship, and most of the restrictions and sanctions imposed by the United States and the United Nations toward Libya have been lifted.”

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‘Small Handful’ of Americans Believed to Be Fighting With ISIS in Iraq http://joemiller.us/2014/08/small-handful-americans-believed-fighting-isis-iraq/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/small-handful-americans-believed-fighting-isis-iraq/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:25:09 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97199 A small handful" of Americans are believed to be fighting with ISIS in Iraq, U.S. officials tell NBC News.

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A small handful” of Americans are believed to be fighting with ISIS in Iraq, U.S. officials tell NBC News.

U.S. intelligence, law enforcement and military officials have for months declined to discuss the possibility that Americans had joined the Islamic extremist group blamed for beheading 40-year-old New Hampshire journalist James Foley as well as atrocities against Iraqis. But they now acknowledge it is likely that one or more Americans – but no more than a “small handful” — have joined the fray.

The officials, who spoke with NBC News on condition of anonymity on Wednesday, say they base that opinion on analysis and a string of recent arrests and investigations of U.S. citizens who have sought to join the group that is simultaneously fighting government forces in both Iraq and Syria.

“It stands to reason that one or some of those Americans who have gone to Syria may have linked up with ISIS. It would not be surprising,” said one senior U.S. intelligence official. “In general, we have found that Western fighters, not just those from the U.S., are joining the biggest game in town and the biggest game in town is ISIS.”

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Benghazi: When America Switched Sides In The War On Terror And Armed Al-Qaida (+video) http://joemiller.us/2014/08/benghazi-america-switched-sides-war-terror-armed-al-qaida-video/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/benghazi-america-switched-sides-war-terror-armed-al-qaida-video/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:24:06 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97207 Very few have seemed to care that America switched sides in the global war on terror when President Obama deposed an erstwhile ally in the Middle East and provided weapons to al-Qaida and the Muslim Brotherhood.

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The Center for Security Policy’s Vice President for Research and Analysis, Clare Lopez, says in this exclusive video interview with The Daily Caller that very few have seemed to care that America switched sides in the global war on terror when President Obama deposed an erstwhile ally in the Middle East and provided weapons to al-Qaida and the Muslim Brotherhood.

Focusing on this under-reported, critical shift in American foreign policy, Clare Lopez discusses how an American ambassador and others were killed in Benghazi on the anniversary of 9/11 because the Obama administration decided to promote and defend their narrative that “al-Qaida was on the run,” even as we were outright arming militants affiliated with the terrorist group.

Lopez spent 20 years as an undercover operations officer for the CIA. Believing she can now best serve her country in the policy arena, she has found a natural fit at a non-partisan non-profit that promotes American national security and foreign policy based on the principle of “peace through strength.”

This week, we feature part 1 of 2 of our video interview with Lopez on the topic of the Benghazi attacks. Lopez, who’s also a member of the Citizens Commission on Benghazi, says, “Benghazi is symbolic of more than just a disastrous foreign policy or a disastrous attack on our mission that took the lives of four Americans serving there and injured many more. Benghazi is not just what happened on September 11, 2012 either. Americans really need to care about Benghazi and what happened there because that is the place, and 2011 and 2012 was the time, when America switched sides in the war on terrorism.”

To her, the American decision to overthrow the head of a sovereign government, Muammar al-Gaddafi, and to instead support al-Qaida and the Muslim Brotherhood laid the important framework for a resurgence of global jihad.

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Iraqi TV Host Weeps Over Plight of Christians http://joemiller.us/2014/08/iraqi-tv-host-weeps-plight-christians/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/iraqi-tv-host-weeps-plight-christians/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:23:11 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97195 Nahi Mahdi, an Iraqi TV host, broke down in tears while discussing the desperate plight of Christian refugees in Iraq.

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Nahi Mahdi, an Iraqi TV host, broke down in tears while discussing the desperate plight of Christian refugees in Iraq.

“They are our own flesh and blood,” Mahdi said after regaining his composure. “Some of them have left for Sweden or Germany. Who does (the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) think it is to drive out our fellow countrymen?”

The Asia TV program was aired in Iraq in late July, according to a video and translation provided by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI).

“This is one genuine Iraqi we have here,” another panelist commented at the sight of Mahdi in tears.

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Fast and Furious Documents Must be Provided to Congress, Judge Rules http://joemiller.us/2014/08/fast-furious-documents-must-provided-congress-judge-rules/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/fast-furious-documents-must-provided-congress-judge-rules/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:22:15 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97186 A federal judge has ordered the Justice Department to provide Congress with a list of documents that are at the center of a long-running battle over a failed law enforcement program called Operation Fast and Furious.

Fast and Furious Documents Must be Provided to Congress, Judge Rules

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A federal judge has ordered the Justice Department to provide Congress with a list of documents that are at the center of a long-running battle over a failed law enforcement program called Operation Fast and Furious.

In a court proceeding Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson set an Oct. 1 deadline for producing the list to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

The Justice Department says the documents should remain confidential and President Barack Obama has invoked executive privilege in an effort to protect them from public disclosure.

The House panel says the Justice Department documents might explain why the department took nearly a year to admit that federal agents had engaged in a controversial law enforcement tactic known as gun-walking.

The Justice Department has long prohibited the risky practice. But the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives used it with disastrous results in a federal law enforcement probe in Arizona, Operation Fast and Furious.

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High School Student Claims She Was Suspended For Saying ‘Bless You’ After Classmate Sneezed http://joemiller.us/2014/08/high-school-student-claims-suspended-saying-bless-classmate-sneezed/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/high-school-student-claims-suspended-saying-bless-classmate-sneezed/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:21:23 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97162 A high school student was allegedly suspended after breaking a class rule of saying “bless you” after a classmate sneezed.

High School Student Claims She Was Suspended For Saying ‘Bless You’ After Classmate Sneezed

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A high school student was allegedly suspended after breaking a class rule of saying “bless you” after a classmate sneezed.

Kendra Turner, a senior at Dyer County High School, said bless you to her classmate who sneezed and the teacher told her that the term was for church.

“She said that we’re not going to have godly speaking in her class and that’s when I said we have a constitutional right,” Turner told WMC.

When she defended her actions, the teacher told Turner to see an administrator. The student said that she had to finish the class period in in-school suspension.

The girl’s parents were told by school leaders that their daughter shouted “bless you” across the room and that it was a classroom distraction.

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Congrats To Texas Dems For Turning Rosemary Lehmberg’s Drunk-Driving Conviction Into National News http://joemiller.us/2014/08/congrats-texas-dems-turning-rosemary-lehmbergs-drunk-driving-conviction-national-news/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/congrats-texas-dems-turning-rosemary-lehmbergs-drunk-driving-conviction-national-news/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:20:08 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97203 Have fun, lefties. Keep defending this hostile, hypocritical, corrupt Democratic Party hack, and we’ll keep reminding everybody what this is all about.

Congrats To Texas Dems For Turning Rosemary Lehmberg’s Drunk-Driving Conviction Into National News

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Indicting Rick Perry seemed like a good idea at the time. After all, he’s a Republican who might run for president in 2016!

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Congrats To Texas Dems For Turning Rosemary Lehmberg’s Drunk-Driving Conviction Into National News

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Liberia’s Ebola Clampdown Turns Violent as Official Evacuated http://joemiller.us/2014/08/liberias-ebola-clampdown-turns-violent-official-evacuated/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/liberias-ebola-clampdown-turns-violent-official-evacuated/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:19:19 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97172 Violence erupted in an Ebola quarantine zone in Liberia's capital Wednesday when soldiers opened fire and used tear gas on crowds as they evacuated a state official and her family.

Liberia’s Ebola Clampdown Turns Violent as Official Evacuated

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Violence erupted in an Ebola quarantine zone in Liberia’s capital Wednesday when soldiers opened fire and used tear gas on crowds as they evacuated a state official and her family.

Four residents were injured in the clashes that flared in Monrovia’s West Point slum which has been contained as part of new security measures aimed at containing the deadly virus.

The crackdown in Liberia comes as authorities around the world scramble to stem the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola, which has killed more than 1,200 people across west Africa this year.

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf quarantined West Point and Dolo Town, to the east of the capital, and imposed a night-time curfew as part of new drastic measures to fight the disease.

Residents of West Point, where club-wielding youths stormed an Ebola medical facility on Saturday, reacted with fury to the crackdown, hurling stones and shouting at the security forces.

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The 35.4 Percent: 109,631,000 on Welfare http://joemiller.us/2014/08/35-4-percent-109631000-welfare/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/35-4-percent-109631000-welfare/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:18:13 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97190 109,631,000 Americans lived in households that received benefits from one or more federally funded "means-tested programs" — also known as welfare — as of the fourth quarter of 2012, according to data released Tuesday by the Census Bureau.

The 35.4 Percent: 109,631,000 on Welfare

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109,631,000 Americans lived in households that received benefits from one or more federally funded “means-tested programs” — also known as welfare — as of the fourth quarter of 2012, according to data released Tuesday by the Census Bureau.

The Census Bureau has not yet reported how many were on welfare in 2013 or the first two quarters of 2014.

But the 109,631,000 living in households taking federal welfare benefits as of the end of 2012, according to the Census Bureau, equaled 35.4 percent of all 309,467,000 people living in the United States at that time.

When those receiving benefits from non-means-tested federal programs — such as Social Security, Medicare, unemployment and veterans benefits — were added to those taking welfare benefits, it turned out that 153,323,000 people were getting federal benefits of some type at the end of 2012.

Subtract the 3,297,000 who were receiving veterans’ benefits from the total, and that leaves 150,026,000 people receiving non-veterans’ benefits.

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Almanac Predicts Colder Winter, Hotter Summer http://joemiller.us/2014/08/almanac-predicts-colder-winter-hotter-summer/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/almanac-predicts-colder-winter-hotter-summer/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:17:22 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97169 The Old Farmer's Almanac, the familiar, 223-year-old chronicler of climate, folksy advice and fun facts, is predicting a colder winter and warmer summer for much of the nation.

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The Old Farmer’s Almanac, the familiar, 223-year-old chronicler of climate, folksy advice and fun facts, is predicting a colder winter and warmer summer for much of the nation.

Published Wednesday, the New Hampshire-based almanac predicts a “super-cold” winter in the eastern two-thirds of the country. The west will remain a little bit warmer than normal.

“Colder is just almost too familiar a term,” Editor Janice Stillman said. “Think of it as a refriger-nation.”

More bad news for those who can’t stand snow: Most of the Northeast is expected to get more snowfall than normal, though it will be below normal in New England.

Before unpacking the parka, however, remember that “colder than average” is still only about 2 to 5 degrees difference.

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Have Republicans Given Up On Attacking Obamacare? Doubtful. http://joemiller.us/2014/08/republicans-given-attacking-obamacare-doubtful/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/republicans-given-attacking-obamacare-doubtful/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:16:18 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97176 In a bit of dubious cherry-picking, a new Bloomberg piece concludes that the Affordable Care Act is losing its effectiveness as a political issue for Republicans.

Have Republicans Given Up On Attacking Obamacare? Doubtful.

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In a bit of dubious cherry-picking, a new Bloomberg piece concludes that the Affordable Care Act is losing its effectiveness as a political issue for Republicans. Working off this premise, Greg Sargent at the Washington Post reasons that this tells us Obamacare is “disappearing” as a major issue. And Paul Krugman followed up with his characteristic level-headed analysis.

How do we know the end is near-ish? Well, so many Americans are “benefiting from the law,” theorizes Heidi Przybyla, that political ads are simply not doing the job anymore. This news is somewhat unexpected – and unpersuasive – when you consider a Kaiser Family Foundation poll recently found that only 15 percent of Americans believe Obamacare has directly helped them, while 28 percent say it has directly hurt them. (Fifty-six percent say it has had no effect on their lives.)

Somewhat more convincingly, Przybyla offers this bit of evidence: “Those seeking to unseat the U.S. Senate incumbent in North Carolina,” she writes, “have cut in half the portion of their top issue ads citing Obamacare, a sign that the party’s favorite attack against Democrats is losing its punch.” Then again, that’s quite an extrapolation, as well – especially when you consider that in her very own story Przybyla tells us that GOP groups have plans to re-focus on ACA as soon as premium increases for 2015 are announced. Like any issue, the political impact of Obamacare is hitched to events surrounding the law. An ebb is not a capitulation. And there will be more Obamacare events.

But even if there weren’t, consider that a quarter of all political ads running in North Carolina attack Obamacare specifically. This seems to suggest that it’s still a comparatively “major issue.” Or, let’s put it this way: Is there any other law in the United States that eats up more political space?

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Joe Miller Congratulates Dan Sullivan http://joemiller.us/2014/08/joe-miller-congratulates-dan-sullivan/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/joe-miller-congratulates-dan-sullivan/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:27:05 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97118 Joe Miller called to congratulate fellow U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan on a race well run.

Joe Miller Congratulates Dan Sullivan

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Joe Miller called to congratulate fellow U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan on a race well run.

Miller said, “While there are still over 20,000 absentee ballots to be counted and several major precincts yet to report, it seems unlikely we will be able to close the 7000 vote gap, given the current trends. I have called and congratulated Dan Sullivan for running a strong campaign.”

Miller added, “I want to thank our volunteers for their incredible effort and those who supported our campaign throughout the great state of Alaska. The pundits said our grassroots campaign (being outspent 10 to 1) did not stand a chance, but I think ‘We the People’ surprised more than a few tonight. I am grateful to God to live in such a wonderful state and country. As Ronald Reagan reminded us, ‘Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction,’ so I will continue to do my part to ensure it is alive and well and passed on to the next generation of Americans.”

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Texas Gov. Perry Turns Himself In http://joemiller.us/2014/08/texas-gov-perry-turns/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/texas-gov-perry-turns/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:00:07 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97142 Dozens of people cheered on the Republican governor when he reported to the Travis County Courthouse on Tuesday.

Texas Gov. Perry Turns Himself In

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Photo Credit: Travis County Sheriff’s Office

Texas Governor Rick Perry was booked on two felony counts of abuse of power for carrying out a threat to veto funding to state public corruption prosecutors. He was booked-in, fingerprinted and had his mugshot taken, which is standard procedure for every defendant charged with a felony.

Perry smiled during his mugshot and removed his new signature glasses.

“The actions that I took were lawful, they were legal and they were proper,” said Perry to supporters.

Dozens of people cheered on the Republican governor when he reported to the Travis County Courthouse on Tuesday.

“I’m very pleased that he’s standing strong and not going to back down on this,” said Perry supporter Edeanne Howes.

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Texas Gov. Perry Turns Himself In

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ISIS Beheads American Journalist James Wright Foley http://joemiller.us/2014/08/isis-beheads-american-journalist-james-wright-foley/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/isis-beheads-american-journalist-james-wright-foley/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:59:25 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97127 The terrorist group ISIS has allegedly beheaded American journalist James Wright Foley on video in Iraq in order to send a message to the United States.

ISIS Beheads American Journalist James Wright Foley

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Photo Credit: TownHall

By Katie Pavlich.

The terrorist group ISIS has allegedly beheaded American journalist James Wright Foley on video in Iraq in order to send a message to the United States. I’m not going to dignify the terrorists by posting the video here, you can look it up on your own if you’d like. A warning, extremely violent and difficult to watch.

Wright’s fellow journalist Ihan Tanir gave some background on the situation on Twitter.

Read more from this story HERE.

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Photo Credit: DailyMail

Executioner ‘with a British accent’ beheads US journalist in the name of ISIS: Mother of slaughtered American calls on Islamist group to cease killing and pays tribute to her ‘extraordinary son’

By JOHN HALL FOR MAILONLINE and JAMES NYE and ASHLEY COLLMAN.

A shocking video has emerged showing an ISIS militant who speaks with a British accent brutally executing an American photojournalist who was kidnapped in Syria two years ago.

Graphic footage of the execution appeared in an video titled: ‘A Message to the U.S.’, in which an apparently coerced James Wright Foley, 40, describes America as his true killers for using airstrikes to assist Kurdish forces in recapturing the Mosul Dam from ISIS militants.

Foley – who went missing in 2012 while working for the Global Post news agency in Syria – is then beheaded with a small knife over a period of seven minutes by a masked man dressed all in black.

The executioner, who speaks directly to the camera in what appears to be a London accent, then warns that a second captured American journalist will be killed if the U.S. doesn’t halt the airstrikes.

Speaking after the video emerged, Foley’s mother Diane issued a statement saying that she and her husband John have ‘never been prouder’ of their son, who they say gave his life to expose the suffering of the Syrian people.

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Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson Slams Media for ‘Glamorizing’ and ‘Giving Platform’ to Ferguson Rioters http://joemiller.us/2014/08/highway-patrol-captain-ron-johnson-slams-media-glamorizing-giving-platform-ferguson-rioters/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/highway-patrol-captain-ron-johnson-slams-media-glamorizing-giving-platform-ferguson-rioters/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:58:16 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97133 On Tuesday, Ron Johnson, the captain of the Missouri Highway Patrol, blamed the media for "glamorizing" and giving a platform to violent thugs intent on causing violence and agitating crowds in Ferguson, Missouri.

Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson Slams Media for ‘Glamorizing’ and ‘Giving Platform’ to Ferguson Rioters

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On Tuesday, Ron Johnson, the captain of the Missouri Highway Patrol, blamed the media for “glamorizing” and giving a platform to violent thugs intent on causing violence and agitating crowds in Ferguson, Missouri.

In an appearance on MSNBC’s Daily Rundown after another night of rioting and confrontations, Johnson told host Craig Melvin that “we have a lot of media that have not done a great job” and made the situation worse–and tougher for police. He said that on Monday evening, when small crowds started to swell in size, “that criminal element, that got out here with masks on, that wanted to agitate and build up the crowd, would stop in front of the media.”

“The media would swarm around them, give them a platform and glamorize their activity,” Johnson said…

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Mitt Romney: Obama Worse than Even I Expected http://joemiller.us/2014/08/mitt-romney-obama-worse-even-expected/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/mitt-romney-obama-worse-even-expected/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:57:10 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97138 When Mitt Romney stumped here Tuesday for a trio of Republican candidates for Congress, the event had all the trappings of a “Romney for President” rally.

Mitt Romney: Obama Worse than Even I Expected

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Photo Credit: AP / Chris Tilley

When Mitt Romney stumped here Tuesday for a trio of Republican candidates for Congress, the event had all the trappings of a “Romney for President” rally.

The crowd chanted, “Mitt! Mitt! Mitt!” They applauded loudest when the 2012 Republican standard-bearer took center stage, eclipsing the three Republican candidates who actually will be on West Virginia ballots in November.

Outside the event, union activists demonstrated. They denounced Mr. Romney as a “fat cat” and the “king of exporting jobs.”

Mr. Romney endured the same kinds of attacks during his run as the 2012 Republican presidential nominee.

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ISIS Sleeper Cells Allegedly Planning Large-Scale Terror Attacks On Mainland America http://joemiller.us/2014/08/isis-sleeper-cells-allegedly-planning-large-scale-terror-attacks-mainland-america/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/isis-sleeper-cells-allegedly-planning-large-scale-terror-attacks-mainland-america/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:56:54 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97121 ISIS, also known as the Islamic State, has taken somewhat of a pounding in Iraq recently at the hands of the laser guided missile strikes on their positions in the region, ordered by Barack Obama.

ISIS Sleeper Cells Allegedly Planning Large-Scale Terror Attacks On Mainland America

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Photo Credit: Inquisitr

ISIS, also known as the Islamic State, has taken somewhat of a pounding in Iraq recently at the hands of the laser guided missile strikes on their positions in the region, ordered by Barack Obama.

However, according to intelligence reports on Saturday, ISIS is not just going to let the U.S. strikes against them go unnoticed or unpunished. Five intelligence officials told Bloomberg News some worrying things about ISIS and its strategy.

They alleged that the fanatical Islamist terrorist group is planning to carry out major terror attacks against targets in the United States, and possibly in Europe.

According to the intelligence officials, ISIS has sleeper cells around the world, including in Europe and America, whose goal is to gain a greater foothold in the Islamic world, politically and militarily.

U.S. Army Colonel Derek Harvey said that due to Obama’s failed policy in leaving Iraq, the country is now gripped in a “competition for jihadi leadership” between ISIS and Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri, following the falling out between the two groups last year.

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Before You Pass Judgment On Rick Perry… http://joemiller.us/2014/08/pass-judgment-rick-perry/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/pass-judgment-rick-perry/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:20:31 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=96918 You ought to see this video first. This is the dash cam footage from the patrol car that pulled over Travis County D.A., Rosemary Lehmberg for DWI.

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By Duane Patterson.

Rick Perry thought her to be a disgrace, and wanted her to resign. She didn’t. So he took the next step and threatened to veto funding for her office. In response, a grand jury handed down an abuse of power indictment for coercive use of a veto late this afternoon. So the woman who was belligerent and intoxicated stays, Rick Perry is the bad guy and needs to go. Right. Got it.

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Photo Credit: AP / Tony Gutierrez

Texas Perry indicted for coercion for veto threat

By Paul J. Weber and Will Weissert.

A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday for allegedly abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption – making the possible 2016 presidential hopeful his state’s first indicted governor in nearly a century.

A special prosecutor spent months calling witnesses and presenting evidence that Perry broke the law when he promised publicly to nix $7.5 million over two years for the public integrity unit run by the office of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg. Lehmberg, a Democrat, was convicted of drunken driving, but refused Perry’s calls to resign.

Though the Republican governor now faces two felony indictments, politics dominates the case. Lehmberg is based in Austin, which is heavily Democratic, in contrast to most of the rest of fiercely conservative Texas. The grand jury was comprised of Austin-area residents.

The unit Lehmberg oversees investigates statewide allegations of corruption and political wrongdoing. It led the investigation against former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, a Texas Republican who in 2010 was convicted of money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering for taking part in a scheme to influence elections in his home state – convictions later vacated by an appeals court.

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Photo Credit: AP

Rick Perry’s Lawyer Says He Will ‘Ultimately Prevail’

By Colin Cambell.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) isn’t backing down after being indicted by a grand jury.

Not long after news of the indictment broke Friday evening, Perry’s office released a statement maintaining his innocence and declaring he “will ultimately prevail.”

“The veto in question was made in accordance with the veto authority afforded to every governor under the Texas Constitution,” said Mary Anne Wiley, Perry’s general counsel. “We will continue to aggressively defend the governor’s lawful and constitutional action, and believe we will ultimately prevail.”

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New Report From DHS Shows That Messing With Americans’ Freedom Could Have Serious Consequences http://joemiller.us/2014/08/new-report-dhs-shows-messing-americans-freedom-serious-consequences/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/new-report-dhs-shows-messing-americans-freedom-serious-consequences/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:19:52 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97010 “At least three incidents in 2014 appear to have a connection..."

New Report From DHS Shows That Messing With Americans’ Freedom Could Have Serious Consequences

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Photo Credit: Western Journalism

Months after the tense standoff between federal authorities and protesters at the Bundy Ranch, the Department of Homeland Security produced a report warning that potentially violent uprisings against a growing federal government could result across the U.S.

Among the judgments outlined in the DHS’s Office of Intelligence and Analysis report is the fear that a “perceived victory” by demonstrators at the Bunkerville ranch would “prompt more violence.”

While militias from surrounding states responded to the show of force by armed Bureau of Land Management agents in April, the report seeks to tie a subsequent shooting to the standoff.

“Violent anti-government extremists Jerad Dwain Miller and Amanda Renee Miller ambushed and killed two Las Vegas Metropolitan police officers at a local restaurant on 8 June,” the report asserted.

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New Report From DHS Shows That Messing With Americans’ Freedom Could Have Serious Consequences

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Boom: Trey Gowdy Just Roasted Obama To A Crisp On The House Floor And Earned A Standing Ovation http://joemiller.us/2014/08/boom-trey-gowdy-just-roasted-obama-crisp-house-floor-earned-standing-ovation/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/boom-trey-gowdy-just-roasted-obama-crisp-house-floor-earned-standing-ovation/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:17:52 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=96434 The South Carolina Rep’s impassioned proclamation left the room cheering and applauding...

Boom: Trey Gowdy Just Roasted Obama To A Crisp On The House Floor And Earned A Standing Ovation

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Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) really delivered when he took a stand to uplift the House members, reminding them of the purpose in their roles as leaders.

Gowdy also discussed Obama’s role as President of the United States, describing the way he has managed the duties and powers entrusted to him.

His speech is nothing short of thought-provoking.

“I want us to talk as colleagues, because our foundational document gave us as the House unique powers and responsibilities. We run every two years because they intended for us to be closest to the people. The President was given different duties and powers. The President was given the duty to take care that the laws be faithfully executed, so my question, Mr. Speaker, is what does that mean to you?”

“We know the President can veto a bill for any reason or for no reason,” he continued. “We know the President can refuse to defend the constitutionality of a statute – even one that he signs into law. We know the President can issue pardons for violations of the very laws that we pass, and we know that the President has prosecutorial discretion as evidenced and used through his U.S. attorneys.

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A Nevada Family Bought Mandated Coverage, But ObamaCare Errors Have Left Them Desperate and in Debt http://joemiller.us/2014/08/nevada-family-bought-mandated-coverage-obamacare-errors-left-desperate-debt/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/nevada-family-bought-mandated-coverage-obamacare-errors-left-desperate-debt/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:16:22 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=96898 When Kynell Smith signed up his family on the Nevada Health Link exchange last year, the higher than average premiums weren’t the biggest shock he’d receive.

A Nevada Family Bought Mandated Coverage, But ObamaCare Errors Have Left Them Desperate and in Debt

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Photo Credit: IJ Review

When Kynell Smith signed up his family on the Nevada Health Link exchange last year, the higher than average premiums weren’t the biggest shock he’d receive.

The Smith family appears to be the latest victims of a series of errors that has now left the family with medical debt surpassing $1 million. Mr. Smith says that he has spent “countless hours” trying to resolve the matter, even pleading with elected officials, in an effort to relieve his family of the unbearable debt and get his child covered by a health care plan.

Problems for Smith began as soon as he enrolled when his plan was quoted at nearly $1,600 per month. It was a higher payment than he experienced under his former COBRA plan, and not really “affordable” care, but I digress…

Kynell Smith used the Nevada Health Link last year to sign up for a new health plan, but has experienced problems at every stage. Payments have been lost, his wife’s details on her insurance card were inaccurate, and the couple have still not been able to enroll their baby girl, who was born prematurely in February, Smith claims. Smith has now turned to attorneys for help, after being unable to resolve the litany of errors that have led to him being billed for more than $1 million in medical bills.

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A Nevada Family Bought Mandated Coverage, But ObamaCare Errors Have Left Them Desperate and in Debt

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Interview with AK Senate Candidate Joe Miller on Immigration, Family, America http://joemiller.us/2014/08/interview-ak-senate-candidate-joe-miller-immigration-family-america/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/interview-ak-senate-candidate-joe-miller-immigration-family-america/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:30:23 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97063 “Government should be the servant, not the master,” said U.S. Senate candidate from Alaska Joe Miller in an exclusive interview with Breitbart News leading up to Alaska’s Tuesday primary election. Miller has recently received coveted endorsements from former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and nationally syndicated radio host Mark Levin.

Interview with AK Senate Candidate Joe Miller on Immigration, Family, America

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miller-joe-Alaska-photo-3-2jpg“Government should be the servant, not the master,” said U.S. Senate candidate from Alaska Joe Miller in an exclusive interview with Breitbart News leading up to Alaska’s Tuesday primary election.

Miller has recently received coveted endorsements from former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and nationally syndicated radio host Mark Levin.

Joe Miller comes from humble beginnings, as does his wife Kathleen. They both grew up poor, and he grew up in farm country. Miller went on to graduate from West Point, serve in the Army in Desert Storm, serve as an M1A1 tank platoon leader and was awarded the Bronze Star. He attended Yale law school, moved to Alaska in 1994, served as a magistrate judge in Alaska, and returned to practice law after leaving the judicial realm. He and his family also run three businesses, including a bed and breakfast. Miller commented that he is the only non-millionaire, major candidate in this Senate race.

During his interview with Breitbart, Miller discussed how he would approach the issue of illegal immigration, his family’s personal experience with legal immigration, constitutionally limited government, facing off against Democrat Mark Begich, fighting corruption with Sarah Palin, the Republican establishment, and his unique ability to relate to the tough situations Alaskans and Americans face in today’s economy.

Miller has outlined a seven point plan addressing the border and illegal alien crisis, which can be viewed on his website.

“We can’t allow amnesty. It’s an inducement,” Miller told Breitbart News. “We have to rid ourselves of other inducements as well. The taxpayer-funded inducements that cause people to want to come here. If you take away the benefits of illegal immigration, the end result is that you’ll have less of it, but if you reinforce it with rewards, then it’s a pretty simple concept, you’re going to have more illegals here. The approach that lacks the most compassion is the one that encourages more of this catastrophe.”

Miller brings personal perspective to the immigration conversation with multiple family members who have either immigrated legally or are first-generation American-born citizens. One of his daughters and a son-in-law live in Mexico. He commented, “I speak from a bit of a position of personal interest. I’ve got a Mexican national as a son-in-law. I’ve got a grandson that’s a dual citizen of Mexico and the United States.”

“So this is not something that we’re saying, hey we want to slam the door shut on immigration. My wife is the first natural born American in her family.”

“It’s a matter of national importance. When we basically reject the rule of law, we use this as basically, the president has, as political opportunism. Basically the agent by which he can expand his base.”

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Interview with AK Senate Candidate Joe Miller on Immigration, Family, America

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Whistleblower: ‘The VA System Is A Perfect Example Of Cronyism’ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/whistleblower-va-system-perfect-example-cronyism/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/whistleblower-va-system-perfect-example-cronyism/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:29:57 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97114 Bad hiring practices have led to a culture of cronyism that is as at the center of a burgeoning number of scandals at the Overton-Brooks Veteran Administration (VA) Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Whistleblower: ‘The VA System Is A Perfect Example Of Cronyism’

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Photo Credit: Getty Images

Bad hiring practices have led to a culture of cronyism that is as at the center of a burgeoning number of scandals at the Overton-Brooks Veteran Administration (VA) Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Shea Wilkes, who blew the whistle on the secret waiting list in the mental health department, told The Daily Caller that he also filed a complaint about bad hiring practices alongside the waiting-list complaint.

Wilkes said a full audit of the hiring practices in the mental health department occurred after it was discovered that many candidates didn’t even have their files scored during the interview process.

Wilkes served as one of four individuals on the hiring committee for the current chief of staff of the Mental Health Department at Overton-Brooks, where he charges he saw cronyism first hand: Though three of the four people on the committee scored Dr. Charles Patterson poorly, Patterson was hired when hospital Chief of Staff Patrick McGauly overrode his three colleagues.

According to Jessica Jacobsen, a media relations specialist with the VA, there was nothing untoward with the hiring process.

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Whistleblower: ‘The VA System Is A Perfect Example Of Cronyism’

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In Alaska, Candidate’s Call for Impeachment Resonates on Facebook http://joemiller.us/2014/08/alaska-candidates-call-impeachment-resonates-facebook/ http://joemiller.us/2014/08/alaska-candidates-call-impeachment-resonates-facebook/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:28:17 +0000 http://joemiller.us/?p=97079 Will Miller’s online surge translate into a stunning upset at the polls on August 19?

In Alaska, Candidate’s Call for Impeachment Resonates on Facebook

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cnnjoemillerBy Matthew MacWilliams and Nicole Berns.

Is calling for President Obama’s impeachment smart politics for Republican candidates hoping to strike a responsive chord with Republican base voters and galvanize them? If the reaction on Facebook to Alaska GOP Senate hopeful Joe Miller’s call for a takedown of Obama is any indication, the answer is without a doubt “Yes!”

In last week’s debate between GOP Senate hopefuls in Alaska, Tea Party favorite Joe Miller insisted: “It’s time to impeach this president for dereliction of duty, selectively enforcing the law, and usurping powers that the Constitution does not authorize. He is willfully undermining the rule of law and creating chaos.”

Miller then challenged the other Republican Senate candidates to join him in supporting the impeachment of Obama. They did not.

The reaction to Miller’s takedown challenge on Facebook was immediate. Engagement on Miller’s Facebook page, as measured by “People Talking About This” data or PTAT, surged past 45,000 — 30 times his average over the last several months that we have tracked. By comparison, according to our tracking, Miller’s opponents in the primary, Republicans Mead Treadwell and Dan Sullivan, received no spike in Facebook engagement after the debate.

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Why We Need Joe Miller

By Dustin Stockton.

The Tea Party’s movements efforts in the US senate have proven difficult. Senators like Rand Paul, Ted Cruise and Mike Lee have been doing an excellent job but have struggled because they lack of reinforcements. Two of our senators, Paul and Cruise are making it clear that they plan to run for president in 2016. Will the Senate’s best conservative wing man Mike Lee have a wing man?

Tea Party favorite Joe Miller seemed to be a sure bet after defeating establishment Senator Lisa Murkowski in the Republican primary of 2010. After a questionable write in campaign, Murkowski managed to squeak out a “victory” in the general election. Murkowski’s sour grapes were funded and supported by corny businesses who spent millions of dollars attacking the Republican nominee.

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