Jeff Sessions: Feds Have the Right to Seize Your Cash, Property

Expands the controversial federal civil asset forfeiture program.

By LUCY STEIGERWALDJuly 21, 2017

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He hasn’t yet sent federal agents into the ever-growing number of states that legalize medical and recreational marijuana, but Attorney General Jeff Sessions is becoming the kind of law enforcement officer that criminal justice reformers feared he would be from the start.

read more at http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/jeff-sessions-the-new-champion-of-civil-asset-forfeiture/

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No, Virginia (Dare) the SPLC Was NEVER A “Civil Rights Stalwart”—It Was ALWAYS A “Dangerous Joke”

Some Respectable Right people have finally noticed the horrors committed by the Southern Poverty Law Center, basically because it has begun attacking mainstream Christian groups for “homophobia,” “transphobia” etc. etc. But this is invariably accompanied by pious claptrap about how the SPLC used to be OK. Nonsense. It was always a nasty racket.

read more at http://www.unz.com/article/no-virginia-dare-the-splc-was-never-a-civil-rights-stalwart-it-was-always-a-dangerous-joke/

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9/11 Doesn’t Justify Today’s Wars

In a late-June session of the House Appropriations Committee, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) successfully added an amendment to a Defense Appropriations Bill that would repeal the 2001 Authorization to Use Military Force (AUMF).

The passage of this amendment sends a positive signal that America’s war-making capabilities will finally be the subject of a debate, at least on the House floor. On July 12, Lee even met with Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan to discuss the matter. Unfortunately, it appears that Lee’s amendment is being threatened by Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.), who has offered up a replacement bill that, instead of repealing the 2001 AUMF, would ask Congress to clarify war powers and goals.

read more at http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/911-doesnt-justify-todays-wars/

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Surprise! Women’s Marchers Hired Armed Guards For Their Protest Against The NRA

Organizers of the “Women’s March” and Michael Bloomberg’s gun control lobbying group Everytown are participating in an anti-National Rifle Association rally today. They are currently walking from Fairfax, Virginia to Washington D.C. as part of the resistance movement. Their main arguments?

read more at https://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2017/07/14/surprise-antinra-womens-marchers-hired-armed-guards-for-their-protest-n2355094

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Tulsa GOP held a meeting of the county Committee members. It is their first such meeting in 5 years. Nearly 100 showed up to get the latest news and grassroots party-building tools. David L. McLain is building a precinct partnership so that the county GOP is strengthened by having strong precincts. […]

Read the full article at Oklahoma’s Political News service, www.SoonerPolitics.org .

House Insurance Committee Chair Endorses Glen Mulready

House Insurance Committee Chair Endorses Glen Mulready

TULSA, OK – Chairman of the House Insurance Committee, Rep. Lewis Moore (R-Arcadia), has endorsed Glen Mulready and his bid to be Oklahoma’s next Insurance Commissioner.

“Glen Mulready and I have served on the House Insurance Committee together for the last seven years,” said Moore. “I worked closely with him when he chaired the committee, and over the last year as I have chaired the committee, to implement numerous legislative reforms aimed at improving our state’s business climate while also safeguarding consumers. I cannot think of anyone more knowledgeable when it comes to our state’s insurance laws and I am proud to endorse him to be our state’s next Insurance Commissioner.”

GOA Activists Win Skirmishes in Two Key Areas

GOA Fighting to Repeal One of the Most Insidious Obama Gun Bans Still on the Books


“Other gun-rights groups, such as the National Rifle Association, have not publicly weighed in on this [anti-gun health care] issue, leaving it to GOA. It was GOA which successfully pushed for Sen. Reid’s amendment — one of the few conservative things Reid did in years — back in 2009.” — Liberty Headlines, July 14, 2017


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GOA Activists Win Skirmishes in Two Key Areas

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