During the first six years of the Obama administration — from 2009 to 2014 — the U.S. Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued 982,000 new work permits to illegal immigrants or immigrants unqualified for admission, with 957,000 going to immigrants who crossed the border illegally.
Pastor Kent Hovind, a powerful advocate of biblical creationism who has already served almost 100 months in federal prison as part of what his supporters say amounts to a ruthless government campaign of religious persecution, is now potentially facing up to 100 years behind bars. As federal prosecutors prepare to make their case for keeping Dr. Hovind incarcerated for the rest of his natural life, however, a growing grassroots campaign across America is demanding that he be set free — and that those responsible for allegedly railroading him be held accountable, including the judge, who has developed a reputation among those following the case as having a strong anti-Christian bias.
With the IRS now embroiled in escalating scandal surrounding politically motivated attacks against conservatives and Tea Party groups, analysts say Hovind’s case is now especially important and ought to be probed by Congress.
The Huffington Post reported recently on a faux conservative non-profit group, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions, which was instrumental in electing (or re-electing) “progressive” Republicans who were opposed by conservatives and Tea Party candidates in the last election cycle.
Obama's 2016 budget proposal dares the GOP-controlled Congress to play defense without appearing to favor the ultra-rich or corporations who put billions in earnings abroad.
After former Florida Governor Jeb Bush admitted in an interview with the Boston Globe that he had smoked marijuana when he was a student at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) accused Bush of hypocrisy for opposing a Florida ballot initiative to allow the use of the drug for medical reasons.