Larwyn’s Linx: IRS’s Los Lerner, Treasury Department secretly drafted new rules to restrict nonprofits

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Nation

IRS’s Lerner, Treasury secretly drafted new rules to restrict nonprofits: DC
Obama “Dreamer” hero kills two girls: FlopAce
Government hiding what people are buying with SNAP food stamps: Kathryn Watson

Brian Terry’s Brother Slams Eric Holder: Matthew Boyle
A Tale of Two Droughts: Victor Davis Hanson
Think power inequality: Jonah Goldberg

No Keystone Or ObamaCare Bailout Repeal For Debt Ceiling Hike: Ace
Human Rights – another modernist evil: Charlton Teaching
Conservatives: Ready for… Jeb Bush?: Ace

Economy

All Your Children Are Belong to Us: Globl
Outrageous: Politicized NLRB Re-Ignites Election Rule: Sara Noble
Union reps reportedly intimidate VW employees ahead of vote: BPR

Voters in Bankrupt San Bernardino Sweep Pro-Union Types from Office: Mish
Dear Lord – shoot me now. I don’t believe what I’m seeing…: Adrienne
Hot New Trend: Carefree Hipsters Go For Funemployment, Starve-cation: IowaHawk (2009)

Scandal Central

Documents show IRS secretly regulated Tea Party groups, hid from public: WZ
New IRS Head Apologizes to Conservatives for Scandal Obama Doesn’t Think Exists: JWF
My Second Open Letter to Mike Lawlor — On “Nightcrawlers” and Treason Played for Laughs: SSI

Climate & Energy

EPA Bans Most Wood Burning Stoves In a Corrupt Scheme, Fireplaces Next: Sara Noble
Don’t Blame Climate Change for the California Drought : Charles C. W. Cooke
Climate Projection: Mark Steyn

Media

Will Fox Again be Targeted by the Obama Administration?: Hideout
Caution: You’re Entering The Spin Zone: MOTUS
The New York Times achieves Anagnorisis on Obamacare: Moe Lane

The Worst Idea in the World: R.S. McCain
Time laying off hundreds of employees?: R.S. McCain
Megyn Kelly Crushes James Carville Over Obama Whining About Fox: IJR

World

China Military Spending Surges: Breitbart
Susan Rice blasts Israel for ‘Personal Attacks’: Breitbart
How About a “Comprehensive” Plan to Deport Illegals?: CFP

Groundhog Day for Islam: Daniel Greenfield
US condemns planned construction in East Jerusalem: Times of Israel
Laughingstock: Israeli settlers publish spoof mocking John Kerry’s incompetence: BPR

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

NBC: All Visitors to Sochi Olympics Immediately Hacked: WS
Texas health system attacked, data on more than 400K compromised: Adam Greenberg, SCMag
Verizon denies benefiting from net neutrality ruling, throttling Netflix: Russell Holly

Cornucopia

I swear, you write one little post on how to bring down the grid and you never hear the end of it: Bob Owens
‘Il Silenzio.’ I have to admit, I wept listening to this.: SSI
Seahawks: We cracked Peyton Manning’s hand-signals: Daily Mail

Image: US condemns planned construction in East Jerusalem
Today’s Larwyn’s Linx sponsored by: Fire Mitch McConnell: support Matt Bevin for Senate

QOTD: “The people amnesty helps are Democrats, who get multiple millions of new voters, and the soulless rich, who don’t care about the country and don’t care about the culture. They just want cheap labor.

Instead of standing up for the long-suffering middle class that is the backbone of the Republican Party — much less the lower class lionized in so many Bruce Springsteen songs — Christie sided with Silicon Valley billionaires and Wall Streeters on their servant problem, while also helping Democrats with their demographic problem.

A few months later, Christie doubled down on amnesty by granting in-state tuition to illegal aliens.

There isn’t a wall high enough to stop illegal immigrants from sneaking across the border when the reward waiting on the other side is free health care, jobs, driver’s licenses and college tuition subsidized by American taxpayers.” —Ann Coulter

Doug Ross @ Journal

Faced with a Collapse of America’s Health Care System, Chuck Schumer Secretly Pushes for… Gun Control

Guest post by Gun Owners of America

Urgent alert: Gun vote could come as soon as Monday in the House.

Washington, DC – With 80,000,000 Americans poised to lose their employer-provided insurance plans, what would you think the Senate’s number three Democrat, Chuck Schumer, is now poised to cram down Republicans’ quivering throats?

ANSWER: More gun control.

Senator Schumer already tried to sneak a gun control bill through the Senate on November 21 — right before Thanksgiving — and according to one congressman, the House could use a parliamentary procedure to pass it as early as today (Monday).

But let’s take a step back to explain.

Earlier this year, Schumer threatened that, if he did not get his way — destroying the “gun manufacturers’ lobby” in the process — your children would be killed. We actually received anonymous faxes and e-mails from Schumer’s allies, telling us that our children should have been killed at Newtown.

Now Schumer is threatening that, if he cannot pass gun control, your plane will be hijacked. Schumer’s new threat is similarly odious and baseless.

At issue is the reauthorization of the 1988 Plastic Gun Ban.

Crammed through in 1988 by a newly Democratic Senate looking for guns to ban, it was passed at a time when there was no actual problem.

Having said that, the poorly drafted law has always been an anti-gun time bomb, waiting to explode in the hands of an anti-gun president — which we now have.

If, after removing grips, stocks, and magazines, any gun is not as “detectable” by a metal detector as is a “Security Exemplar,” the gun is banned — permanently.

Within certain broad parameters concerning metallic standards, anti-gun Attorney General Eric Holder gets to determine the exact shape and characteristics of the Exemplar, what metal detector is used, and how many times (or how many thousands of times) the gun has to pass.

Also, if any major component of the gun — which the statute tries to define, but may ultimately be defined by Holder — doesn’t produce an accurate x-ray image (again, defined by Holder), the gun is banned.

All of this would be just a theoretical problem if we didn’t have a president and an Attorney General who were willing to go to any length –– including actually violating the law –– in order to destroy the Second Amendment.

So where are we now? And why should Congress think long and hard about giving into the demands of a ruthless partisan who is denying votes on the things Americans desperately care about?

FIRST, Schumer and his allies have engaged in a concerted effort to use a plastic gun ban reauthorization to ban much of America’s firearms manufacturing. Drafts which they have pushed all year would ban a printer, mold, or program which could conceivably be used to make a plastic gun. The problem is that any such printer, mold, or program would also ban technology and molds used by many firearms manufacturers to make widely used metal guns. As with gun control proposals earlier this year, Schumer is trying to use hysterics to pass proposals inimical to the Second Amendment. He should not be allowed to do so.

What this means is that the Undetectable Firearms Act, which was passed in 1988 in response to no particular threat — and has been useless during its 25 years of existence — is now being used as a platform for calling for more gun control.

SECOND, it is simply not true that, failing reauthorization, killers could “carry plastic guns into schools, courthouses, and airplanes.” All of these are illegal [18 U.S.C. 922(q) and 930], and will remain illegal. Further, reauthorization is not going to make it practically more difficult to get a plastic gun, as the program is already out there, and the genie is effectively out of the bottle.

Why would an Adam Lanza, going into a public venue to engage in mass shootings, decide that a plastic gun ban was the one law he had to obey?

THIRD, Republicans need to begin punishing Reid and Schumer for last month’s “nuclear option” — which effectively destroyed the Senate as an institution. Republicans have talked about retaliation, so would they give in to the first anti-gun demand Schumer makes?

FOURTH, Schumer attempted to slam through his gun manufacturing ban without a vote (i.e., by unanimous consent) and without notifying Republicans of his intentions through a telephone notification procedure called “hot-lining.” As of the end of November — more than a week after Schumer tried to pass the gun ban – we still didn’t have the language of the bill Schumer tried to pass the previous week by unanimous consent.

Have we learned nothing from ObamaCare? If slime and corruption are rewarded, there will be even more of it.

FIFTH, Schumer wants to ban guns. Okay, we all understand that. But the GOP also has a “wish list” which has been stifled — and denied a vote – by the dictatorial tactics of Harry Reid and Chuck Schumer. For instance, Senate Republicans have pushed to restore the constitutional rights of more than 150,000 veterans who were stripped of all due process and had their guns taken away. Republicans want to postpone or repeal the individual mandate on the anti-gun ObamaCare program, which everyone now realizes was passed on the basis of a pile of lies, and which now threatens to strip 80,000,000 Americans of their employer-provided policies. Republicans want the gun reciprocity bill, supported by a bipartisan majority of the Senate, despite Harry Reid’s efforts to bury it. Are any of these less important than Schumer’s slobbering demands for more gun control? If not, why should Schumer’s bill move without one or more of these amendments added to it?

SIXTH, with only about seven legislative days left in the first session, it’s a little late to be diving into the thorny subject of regulating printers and the Internet.

So please, let’s not let congressional Republicans give Schumer the satisfaction of passing gun control — and “bashing the gun lobby.” Ultimately, victory feeds on itself. And defeat feeds on itself. And, if Republicans gratuitously give the anti-gun Far Left a victory without firing a shot, they will have only succeeded in bringing to life a gun control movement which has, as a chief objective, the destruction of the Republican Party.

ACTION: Click here to email your Representative and Senators, and demand that they oppose Chuck Schumer’s gun ban. And if you can call House offices today, all the better — given that the House leadership is considering bringing up the renewal of the plastic gun ban very soon. You can call your Representative at 202-225-3121.

Hat tip: BadBlue Gun News.

Doug Ross @ Journal

JUST PEACHY: Boehner and Company Secretly Working to Put a Stake in the Heart of the GOP Once and for All

Just hours ago, Erick Erickson — whose ear is among the closest to the group inside the Beltway — warns that the House GOP is preparing for a full-fledged surrender in the battle over the Continuing Resolution.

This is just embarrassing. The House GOP has refused to fight on Obamacare. Right now they are going through an elaborate dance routine, complete with leotards and streamers, to show everyone they are really fighting for something.

They’ve gone through so many iterations, no one is really sure what it is they are fighting for, but it is for certain they are not fighting to defund Obamacare.

stop negotiating with yourself, get into the shutdown, then dare the Democrats to refuse to continue to negotiate. Negotiating with yourselves is embarrassing.

Stand your ground, stop whittling down your proposal, and fight… Or just pass a clean CR, own the suck, stop wasting everybody’s time, and move on.

Oh, and it gets better. While everyone’s attention is diverted onto Obamacare Kabuki Theater, House leadership is still trying to pass Amnesty!

…The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Bob Goodlatte, has been discussing possible legal status for the estimated 11 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. He’s also been working with House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, a fellow Virginia Republican, on a bill offering citizenship to immigrants brought illegally to the U.S. as children.

Reps. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, and Ted Poe, R-Texas, are working on a plan to create a visa program allowing more lower-skilled workers into the country… Goodlatte and the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rep. Mike McCaul, R-Texas, hold out hopes for floor action by late October on a series of immigration bills that already have passed their committees.

What a bunch of freaking idiots.

And, once again, I ask the following question of the GOP establishment:


With all due respect, of course.

Hat tip: BadBlue News.

Doug Ross @ Journal

Larwyn’s Linx: Violent Illegal Alien Criminals Secretly Released by ICE as Obama “Dreamers”

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Nation

Violent Foreign Criminals Released by ICE as Obama Dreamers: MB
Steve King Nails Grover on Immigration: Trevor Loudon
Rand Paul: I’ll do anything I can to help Mike Enzi defeat Liz Cheney: Hot Air

A White House point man at the IRS is revealed: Exam
Best Videos From IRS Hearing: Issa, Chaffetz, Gowdy: Nice Deb
Jason Chaffetz SLAMS Elijah Cummings at IRS hearing : TRS

How The Zimmerman Case Doesn’t Add Up: Robert Cleveland
DOJ: Hey, Email Us Tips Saying George Zimmerman Is a Racist: Wm. Teach
New Black Panthers Conspired to Violate 18 USC 245, Holder Snoozes: Adams

Economy

Obama’s Nominee for Secretary of Illegal Alien Labor: Michelle Malkin
Is There Nothing That Obama Can’t Do?: SDA
Bernanke: “If We Were To Tighten Policy, Economy Would Tank”: SHTFplan

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: Detroit Files Bankruptcy: HayRide
It Really Is an Approaching Train Wreck: Elephant
Purdue University – The latest victim of Obamacare: Leslie Eastman

Scandal Central

IRS Scandal (Malik Obama) reaching the White House: Walid Shoebat
Congressman: Obama Admin Forced Benghazi Survivors To Sign Non-Disclosure Agreements: WS
Despite Pentagon claims, Marine colonel sought in Benghazi investigation not yet retired: Marine Corps Times

Climate & Energy

Grist: Everyone Should Stay Single Because It’s “Sustainable”: Pirate’s Cove
Radical nut confirmed as head of EPA: Times
EPA renames headquarters after impeached, disbarred pervert and philanderer: Valerie Volcovici, Reuters

Media

Ex-Gang Member To Sharpton And Jackson: I See Right Through You: HayRide
White people rioting!!: Minority Report
Mark Levin: At Least Jesse Jackson Didn’t Call Florida ‘Hymietown’: Breitbart

Mark Levin: Greg Gutfeld is DEAD WRONG: Scoop
ACLU: Police Can Read, Track, And Store Your License Plate Number Wherever You Go: OTB
TRAIN WRECK: Rep. Bobby Rush tries to defend Trayvon Martin on Hannity: Scoop

World

Egyptian General: Hamas Smuggled Rockets to Muslim Brotherhood: John Rossomando
Obama Honors Trayvon Martin, Ignores Fort Hood Killed: IBD
Remnants of King David’s palace unearthed southwest of Jerusalem : Hayom

Sci-Tech

Botcoin: Bitcoin Mining by Botnet: Krebs
Scientists Silence Extra Chromosome In Down Syndrome Cells: Slashdot
The First Smartwatch You Might Actually Want Is Designed For Kids: Gizmodo

Cornucopia

Possibly The Best Soldier-Dog Reunion Video Ever: Tammy Bruce
George Zimmerman Neighborhood Security T-shirt: Sooper
Slavery in America: Michelle Malkin

Image: George Zimmerman Neighborhood Security T-shirt
Sponsored by: Call Eric Cantor at 804-747-4073 and Paul Ryan at 202-225-3031; tell them NO AMNESTY!

QOTD: “After my last visit to the shooting range, I am confident that if I am ever attacked by a blue man who stands motionless 25 yards away, I can defend myself.” —Anonymous Commenter

Doug Ross @ Journal

Larwyn’s Linx: Missouri Secretly Shares Entire CCW List With Feds Against State Law

Crackpot Preppers

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Nation

MO Secretly Shares Entire CCW List With Feds Against State Law: Loesch
Go To Hell Harry Reid and Dianne Feinswine: Ticker
Gun “Compromise” will allow doctors to block your right to guns: PatUpd

Levin: How will more background checks stop a mass murderer?: Scoop
Sen. Lee: Backgound Checks Let Holder Create Gun Registry: CNS
It’s Hard Not To Be Cynical About This Toomey/Manchin Deal: Ace

Economy

Obama goes after retirement accounts: Hayward
Where Are The Prison Sentences For the Fed and Bankers?: Ticker
$ 1 Trillion Tax Increase in Obama Budget : Foundry

Obama Unveils His “Take it Or Leave It” $ 3.77 Trillion Budget: RWN
Obamacare architect Rockefeller: It’s ‘beyond comprehension’: Exam
Radicalism 101: Why Do Our Universities Hire Terrorists as Profs?: NewAm

Ohio Health Care Freedom Act Tabled By… Republicans?: FreeWorks
Union Prevents Teachers from Voting on Contract: CDN
Good luck finding a doctor who will take Medicaid next year: ChiBiz

Scandal Central

Rev. Jeremiah Wright’s Daughter Indicted: Marathon
Anti-Anxiety Medication Used as Pretext to Confiscate Firearms: MB
Planned Parenthood’s defense of infanticide: Thiessen

Climate & Energy

EPA Administrator Nominee Gina McCarthy: In Her Own Words: Heritage

Media

A Culture of Death is their choice: LI
The Height Of Craven Narcissism ==> Michelle Obama: “Hadiya Pendleton Was Me”: Bruce
Mother Jones’ Source May Be in a Mother Lode of Trouble: Spakovsky

Toomey-Manchin Sellout Bill Is Worse Than Feinstein Gun Ban: FreedomOutput
USC professor trashes Republicans as racist, stupid during election 2012: Scoop
Caught in the act: High school teacher uses class to bash Fox News: Twitchy

New York Times Deliberately Falsifies Chronology to Whitewash L’Affaire Weiner: Ace
It was California’s Understanding That There Would be No Math: Driscoll
Huffington: “So how long is it going to be before Washington admits the truth — that the emperor has no jobs?”: Ace

World

No Tears for the Traitorous Lynne Stewart: Malkin
The Unfinished Revolution: Steyn
20,000 U.S. M-16s stolen from unguarded warehouse in Kuwait: WorldTrib

A prediction on the Venezuelan election: Fausta
Leftist and Islamists force cancellation of Pamela Geller speaking event: JihadWatch
The New Wedge Issue: Gold: RWN

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue.com/Tech)

The IRS is reading your email, and doesn’t care a court said they can’t: WyBlog
A promising ‘Home’ for the Facebook obsessed: CNet
The Facebook Phone Consensus From 7 Reviews: An Impressive First Try For $ 99: Crunch

Cornucopia

Party like it’s 2008! More Green Onions!: MOTUS
15 Of The Best Margaret Thatcher Quotes In Pictures: RWN
Is America arming up for war?: Ace

Image: Fed Flub Sparks New Data Concerns — WSJ
Today’s Larwyn’s Linx sponsored by: Write your Reps: The Second Amendment Isn’t Up for a Vote!

QOTD: “David Corn posted [the secret tape of Senator Mitch McConnell’s office]; he and Mother Jones posted the secretly-recorded video of Mitt Romney making his “47 percent” comment. Boy, he sure got past his Bush-era qualms about secret wiretapping, huh?” —Jim Geraghty

Doug Ross @ Journal