Articles by: Bob Adelmann

Undercover Video Confirms Hillary’s Strategy to Ban All Firearms

Undercover Video Confirms Hillary’s Strategy to Ban All Firearms

on July 27, 2016, 8:38 AM / in National News, Opinion

The first 57 seconds of James O’Keefe’s latest undercover video interview, of a Clinton delegate from California, confirms what many have long suspected: Hillary Clinton’s real goal of complete and total confiscation of all firearms from every American citizen is being hidden behind benign and persuasive phrases such as “common sense gun control” and “protect our families,” etc. It also […]

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Study by Black Harvard Economist Refutes Black Lives Matter’s Claim

Study by Black Harvard Economist Refutes Black Lives Matter’s Claim

on July 13, 2016, 10:17 AM / in National News, Opinion

When the conclusions were made public — that there is no proof that police officers are more likely to shoot blacks than whites in lethal-force confrontations — neither the author, black Harvard economics professor Roland Fryer, nor the New York Times could believe them. Fryer, the youngest African-American to receive tenure at Harvard and the first one to receive a […]

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Clinton Ramps Up Her Rhetoric Against the NRA

Clinton Ramps Up Her Rhetoric Against the NRA

on March 12, 2016, 8:39 AM / in National News, Opinion

In attempts to differentiate herself from her Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton is ramping up her rhetoric against the National Rifle Association (NRA). During a town hall meeting in Durham, North Carolina, on Thursday, Clinton said, “I will take on the gun lobby.… It is time, my friends, [to] stand together and say enough.” On stage with her was a recently […]

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Family Gets $3.6M; Deputy Gets Off; 4th Amendment Gets Trashed

Family Gets $3.6M; Deputy Gets Off; 4th Amendment Gets Trashed

on March 2, 2016, 8:24 AM / in National News

On Wednesday, May 28, 2014, nine sheriff’s deputies from Rabun, Stephen, and Habersham Counties in Georgia enforced a “no-knock” warrant at 2:25 a.m. by battering down the door where Alecia and Bounkham Phonesavanh and their four children were staying. To stun and incapacitate them a deputy launched a “flash-bang” grenade, which inadvertently landed in the crib where 19-month-old “Bou Bou” […]

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Business Owner Requires Employees to Carry in the Office

Business Owner Requires Employees to Carry in the Office

on February 27, 2016, 7:47 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

After WSBTV aired the story of a business owner in the Atlanta Metro area who requires all of his employees to get a permit and carry a firearm in the office for self-defense, it went viral and reporters inundated him with questions as to his reasoning. Lance Toland, who founded Lance Toland Associates in 1975, has three offices near downtown […]

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Trump On a Roll, Headed Into Super Tuesday

Trump On a Roll, Headed Into Super Tuesday

on February 27, 2016, 7:40 AM / in National News, Opinion

Donald Trump could scarcely contain himself Tuesday night: “We weren’t expected to win too much and now we’re winning, winning, winning the country. And soon the country is going to start winning, winning, winning. We won with the evangelicals. We won with the young. We won with the old. We won with the highly educated. We won with the poorly […]

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Several Sources Highlight Federal Misspending After “Wastebook” Author Retires

Several Sources Highlight Federal Misspending After “Wastebook” Author Retires

on December 6, 2015, 7:42 AM / in National News, Opinion

Before retiring from Congress as Oklahoma’s junior senator, Tom Coburn issued an invitation to others in office to take up where he left off in bringing to light outrageous federal boondoggles. As the editor of Wastebook, Coburn delighted in exposing preposterous examples of government waste, and using them to embarrass the various agencies responsible. One of those taking up the […]

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Fourth Republican Debate: Feisty, Hilarious, Little Change in Polls

Fourth Republican Debate: Feisty, Hilarious, Little Change in Polls

on November 12, 2015, 8:47 AM / in National News, Opinion

A more orderly and respectful atmosphere surrounded the fourth Republican debate on Tuesday night, a sharp contrast to last month’s debate where the moderators became the issue. That didn’t mean there were no fireworks, or disagreements, just that the tone was more serious, as the candidates tried to shore up their positions and their poll numbers as they approached the final […]

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Articles of Impeachment Issued Against IRS Commissioner

Articles of Impeachment Issued Against IRS Commissioner

on October 30, 2015, 6:34 AM / in National News, Opinion

In its attempt to get to the bottom of the Tea Party targeting scandal, the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee introduced articles of impeachment on Tuesday against IRS Commissioner John Koskinen (shown) for lying, stalling, and deceiving Congress. Koskinen was sold to the Senate as the one to break open and expose the scandal, promising to […]

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“Truth” Nowhere Close to the Truth

“Truth” Nowhere Close to the Truth

on October 22, 2015, 8:45 AM / in National News, Opinion

Touted as a film showing how hard journalists work to get the story right before putting it on the air, Truth is based on Mary Mapes’ self-justifying view of her role in “Rathergate,” which cost her, and CBS Evening News host Dan Rather, their jobs and tarnished their reputations. For years Mapes had harbored the hope that she could prove […]

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House Speaker John Boehner to Step Down, Leave Congress

House Speaker John Boehner to Step Down, Leave Congress

on September 26, 2015, 7:00 AM / in National News

House Speaker John Boehner (shown front) — second in the line of succession to the presidency — announced through an aide Friday morning that, effective the end of October, he would resign his position as speaker of the House and vacate his seat in Congress. Said the aide: The speaker believes [that] putting members through prolonged leadership turmoil would do irreparable […]

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Tracking Freedom’s Decline in America

Tracking Freedom’s Decline in America

on September 19, 2015, 6:29 AM / in National News, Opinion

A recent spate of reports, analyses, and indexes continue to confirm the decline of personal and economic freedom in the United States. The Fifth Annual report from the Fraser Institute, “The Human Freedom Index” published last month shows the U.S. falling from 17th place worldwide to 20th in the areas of personal, civil, and economic freedom. Ian Vasquez, one of […]

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Princeton Professor Cornel West Goes to St. Louis

Princeton Professor Cornel West Goes to St. Louis

on August 12, 2015, 7:34 AM / in National News, Opinion

When Princeton Professor Cornel West (shown, in suit) was arrested on Monday for blocking the entrance to the Thomas F. Eagleton Federal Courthouse in St. Louis, not far from Ferguson where protesters turned violent Sunday night and early Monday morning, the media bent over backwards to keep from exposing his radical Marxist background. Celebrating what the media called a “national day of […]

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VA Backs Down on Threat to Take Idaho Veteran’s Guns

VA Backs Down on Threat to Take Idaho Veteran’s Guns

on August 11, 2015, 10:25 AM / in National News

When Idaho State Representative Heather Scott learned that the Veterans Administration (VA) was about to descend on a veteran living in her district and confiscate his firearms, she enlisted the power of the Internet. Writing on her Facebook page last Thursday, she announced, Time to Stand against Gun Confiscation in North Idaho! Based on an assessment of a letter I received, […]

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Export-Import Bank’s Charter Expires, for the Moment

Export-Import Bank’s Charter Expires, for the Moment

on July 2, 2015, 8:19 AM / in National News, Opinion

Visitors to the Export-Import Bank’s website on Wednesday would have found a terse notice that its charter had “lapsed” effective midnight, June 30, meaning that “the Bank and any of its delegated authority lenders cannot authorize any new transactions.” However, the bank is likely to have a very long life even after its death: “We will process and close all previously […]

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Pushback Against Supremes’ Same-sex “Marriage” Ruling Begins

Pushback Against Supremes’ Same-sex “Marriage” Ruling Begins

on June 30, 2015, 8:03 AM / in National News, Opinion

No doubt anticipating what was coming in the Supreme Court’s ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges on Friday, Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Representative Raul Labrador (R-Idaho) introduced bills a week earlier to keep the federal government from discriminating against individuals and groups exercising what is now left of their First Amendment rights. Called the First Amendment Defense Act, Lee asked […]

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President Is “Angry,” Wants “Shift” in Attitude Toward Guns

President Is “Angry,” Wants “Shift” in Attitude Toward Guns

on June 24, 2015, 8:41 AM / in National News, Opinion

Political commentators on the Left noted a significant change in how President Obama is making his case for more gun control. The change has been perceptible to Brett Logiurato at Business Insider, Sam Stein at Huffington Post, and Adam Chandler at the Atlantic. Just hours after the horrific massacre in Charleston, President Obama expressed his sorrow: To say that our […]

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New Jersey’s Anti-gun Laws Blamed for Woman’s Murder

New Jersey’s Anti-gun Laws Blamed for Woman’s Murder

on June 16, 2015, 8:56 AM / in National News

Carol Browne, a petite hairdresser about to celebrate her 40th birthday, was getting out of her car in the driveway of her Berlin Township, New Jersey, home late Wednesday night, June 3, when she was attacked and murdered by her ex-boyfriend, Michael Eitel. Eitel, an acquaintance of Browne’s husband (who had died in a motorcycle accident three years earlier), befriended […]

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Cleveland Police Department Accepts Federal Standards and Mandates

Cleveland Police Department Accepts Federal Standards and Mandates

on May 28, 2015, 7:19 AM / in National News, Opinion

On Tuesday officials from Cleveland and the Department of Justice joined together in announcing the terms of the “consent decree” under which the Cleveland Police Department (CPD) will now operate. The new requirements are a long step toward turning the CPD into a branch of the federal government — a road that communists and socialists the world over have been […]

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Gates to Boy Scouts: Prepare to Surrender

Gates to Boy Scouts: Prepare to Surrender

on May 24, 2015, 7:10 AM / in National News, Opinion

Scarcely a year after his surprise inauguration as the new president of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), former Pentagon chief Robert Gates told BSA leadership on Thursday to prepare to allow practicing homosexuals into leadership positions or face threats that could divide, splinter, and destroy the organization. He said: We must deal with the world as it is, not as […]

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