There was so much going on, I decided it would require two posts this week to fit it all in:
Ron Paul on Fox Business w/ Neil Cavuto 4/26/12
Video (6 minutes): They are discussing budget cuts and delegate counts
Ron Paul on Austin, TX Fox affiliate 4/26/12
Video (7 minutes): Ron Paul discusses his strategy to get Texas delegates, and what a “Ron-bot” is…
Ron Paul 2012 Wins Majority Of Washington Delegates To Convention, Other States Expected To Follow
Washington is now the third state, after Iowa and Minnesota, in which Ron Paul has locked up at least half of the state’s nominating delegates. In order to be officially entered in nomination at the Tampa, Fla., convention, he needs to secure half or more of the delegates in five states, and as of Thursday, he looks poised to grab a majority of delegates in other states like North Dakota and Maine in coming weeks.
Reality Check: The Truth About Delegate Numbers In Iowa and Minnesota
Video (5 minutes and 44 seconds): A sober look at delegate counts
Domestic Drone Use Slips Through Congress With Little Lobbying Opposition
Congress quietly authorized the domestic use of drones this past winter, which the government says can be used for everything from law enforcement, first responders, and environmental monitoring. Drones have typically been used to kill people in Pakistan, Yemen, and beyond, and their domestic use could present problems for privacy and other civil liberties concerns.
Feds Spanked by Supreme Court Over Arizona’s SB1070 Immigration Law
It’s a story which is being framed by the national media as “a racial profiling” issue, but in reality it is simply an issue of state’s rights versus the federal government’s desire to rule over them.
The US Supreme Court is currently hearing a Federal lawsuit against Arizona over the state’s controversial S.B. 1070, the results of which have not pleased the White House’s ruling party.
Images of Osama bin Laden killing not to be released, judge orders
The government watchdog group, Judicial Watch, had requested that the defence department and Central Intelligence Agency release any pictures or video footage of the operation on 1 May 2011 that killed Bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
CISPA Passes with Fourth Amendment Busting Provisions
Sudden action on CISPA today signals that the House was instructed to pass the legislation despite overwhelming opposition. It was rushed to the floor a day early and quickly brought to a vote with additional amendments.
House Dem: Unemployed Will Vote For Obama To Keep “Their Benefits”
Video (1 minute 10 seconds):
Excerpt from site:
“We’re headed in the right direction. Unemployment continues to drop and those people who are unemployed, they’re not going to be voting for the party who wants to cut their benefits, cut access to food stamps, cut job training,” Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA) said on MSNBC’s Al Sharpton program.
“The idea that Republicans are trying to help those who are unemployed is nonsense and I think that on this election day, those who have a job can credit the administration for stabilizing our economy and those who don’t know that this administration is trying to put them to work,” he said.
Labor Dept. withdraws farm child labor rule after Daily Caller report goes viral
Under pressure from farming advocates in rural communities, and following a report by The Daily Caller, the Obama administration withdrew a proposed rule Thursday that would have applied child labor laws to family farms.
Houstonians Revolt Over TSA On Buses
Complaining of how their fourth amendment rights were violated, residents were joined by several prominent lawyers in an extraordinary backlash against the federal agency and local authorities.
Astronomers find new planet capable of supporting life
Since the discovery of the first extrasolar planet in 1995, astronomers have confirmed the existence of more than 760 planets beyond the solar system, with only four believed to be in a habitable zone
University of Texas to get fluoride-free water fountains
The University of Texas unveiled a plan to install two fluoride-free drinking fountains on their campus. UT heralded this plan as the “first in the nation,” but Texas State’s water fountains have always been fluoride-free.
10 Ways Attacking Iran Could Destroy The United States
By all means and to every possible end the Pentagon has run their war game simulations. Israel has deployed their Iron Dome missile defense. Top military brass have given their assurance that the naval build up in Persian Gulf is absolutely certain to offset the threat of the Iranian Navy and mines being deployed into the Strait of Hormuz. The US and its allies have stopped importing Iranian oil and have been given full assurances by Saudi Arabia they will make up for the loss of Iran’s oil. Strike plans have been deployed to the dozens of military bases surrounding Iran. Hundreds of Tomahawk missiles have been given infrastructure targets and once they hit Iran’s defenses will be disabled. Thousands of Spy drones have been deployed and are monitoring every inch of Iran’s soil in real-time. Stealth Bomber has been given their flight plans with the B-52′s to follow. The media is in place to report. The stage is set and all systems are a go.
Bikini Girl With Machine Gun Defends Liberty
Seen handling fully automatic firearms, she demonstrates she’s definitely not afraid to take matters into her own hands: “I have one of these because the government won’t and can’t protect you.”
See also: Anti-Gun Crowd Scared of Armed Bikini Girl
“If you don’t have one of these [guns] you can only throw rocks.”