The bills for past profligate spending to ensure union support for politicians are just now coming due.
There is even more bad news for the cabal of climate alarmists and crony capitalists hoping to abuse the legal system to silence dissenters. The rogue prosecutors behind the persecution of climate-change skeptics became embroiled in yet another scandal last week, this time getting caught conspiring to evade freedom of information laws to conceal their scheming from public scrutiny.
Following the tragic Dallas police shooting, in which five Dallas police officers were fatally shot by sniper fire, it is now known that perpetrator Micah Johnson was a member of the radical anti-cop Huey P. Newton Gun Club, named after the founder of the old Black Panther Party.
When Baton Rouge, Louisiana, police officers attempted to arrest Alton Sterling just after midnight on Tuesday for brandishing a firearm and threatening a homeless man, he resisted arrest and fought with the officers. Before it was over, he was dead and the nation was — again — embroiled in protests and violence as the mainstream media, social media, and social justice warriors decried the shooting as the “murder” of a “good man.”
According to a recent report by openthebooks.com, non-military federal agencies have received $1.4 billion in “guns, ammunition, and other military style equipment during the last nine years.” Meanwhile President Obama continues to lead the assault via the White House “bully-pulpit” against gun ownership and the Second Amendment.
After two unrelated police shootings on Tuesday and Wednesday, many in both public office and the mainstream media have been quick to pass judgment on not only the officers involved, but the entire system of independent police departments across the country. Both shootings — happening 1,200 miles and almost two days apart — involved armed black men and white police officers.
A video critical of sharia law and jihad has been removed by YouTube for allegedly violating the company’s “hate speech” policies. Entitled “Killing for a Cause: Sharia Law & Civilization Jihad,” the video was uploaded last Thursday but has since been flagged and removed because of its criticisms of radical Jihad, prompting criticisms from the group behind the video and shining a light on what some are perceiving as censorship by web companies.
Five Dallas police officers were killed and seven more injured just before 9 p.m. on July 7, as at least two snipers fired on the officers from elevated positions.
ObamaCare enrollees' high claims — nearly double those of other beneficiaries — are driving insurers into the red, which is likely to cause large premium increases next year, a new study reports.