Articles by: Bob Adelmann

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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Congress Considers Defining Decrees, Wars as Impeachable Crimes

Congress Considers Defining Decrees, Wars as Impeachable Crimes

on April 15, 2015, 8:16 AM / in National News, Opinion

In an effort to rein in an increasingly out-of-control executive branch, Congressman Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) introduced a House Resolution on April 13 that specifically defines “impeachable offenses” as everything from starting a war without congressional authorization to issuing executive orders purporting to circumvent Congress. If approved by the full House of Representatives, the measure would put the Obama administration and […]

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2016 Race for White House Could Be Closer Than Some Predict

2016 Race for White House Could Be Closer Than Some Predict

on April 15, 2015, 8:13 AM / in National News, Opinion

For some, the 2016 presidential election is over: Hillary will win in a walk. Oddschecker.com website, which monitors 19 bookies, is unanimous: Hillary is heavily favored to win, with Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio coming in at very weak second and third places, respectively. Paddy Power, Ireland’s largest bookmaker, agrees. Spokesman Rory Scott told Business Insider that more than 5,000 bets […]

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Nat’l Black Church Initiative Breaks With PCUSA Over Same-sex Marriage

Nat’l Black Church Initiative Breaks With PCUSA Over Same-sex Marriage

on April 2, 2015, 9:28 AM / in National News

The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of more than 34,000 churches comprising 15 denominations with nearly 16 million African-American members, announced on March 27 that it no longer remains “in fellowship” with the Presbyterian Church (USA) following its vote last summer to approve same-sex marriage. Rev. Anthony Evans, NBCI’s president, urged the PCUSA to repent of its […]

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Wiki Lawsuit Highlights NSA’s All-Inclusive, Unconstitutional Spying

Wiki Lawsuit Highlights NSA’s All-Inclusive, Unconstitutional Spying

on March 13, 2015, 7:48 AM / in National News

As reported by The New American on Tuesday, Wikipedia has joined forces with the ACLU in representing itself and other groups violated by the NSA’s unrestrained data collection by suing the agency. The lawsuit holds that the NSA has — by its relentless, warrantless, and suspicionless secret acquisition of Wikipedia’s private customer information — not only infringed on the precious freedoms of […]

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Anti-gun Groups Seeking to Build on Washington State’s “Victory”

Anti-gun Groups Seeking to Build on Washington State’s “Victory”

on January 3, 2015, 8:30 AM / in National News

Apparently the anti-gun group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America didn’t get the memo from November: You lost big in the midterms. Instead, MDA just announced it is targeting country music star Alan Jackson and comedian Jeff Foxworthy for agreeing to open the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting in Nashville, Tennessee, in April. In its Facebook announcement, MDA […]

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Voters Finally Learn What’s in the CRomnibus Bill Passed by the Senate

Voters Finally Learn What’s in the CRomnibus Bill Passed by the Senate

on December 17, 2014, 8:47 AM / in National News

The so-called CRomnibus bill (a combination of a Continuing Resolution and an omnibus spending bill covering dozens of federal agencies) was passed by the Senate late Saturday night, 56-40, approving government spending through next September. Passage, although delayed slightly by complaints from Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) that it funded President Obama’s illegal immigration executive order without debate, was guaranteed when […]

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Latest Survey: Farmers Disagree With Manmade Climate Changers

Latest Survey: Farmers Disagree With Manmade Climate Changers

on November 30, 2014, 7:00 AM / in National News, News

Given the national media’s foregone conclusion that the climate change debate is over, there is little likelihood that Linda Prokopy’s latest survey challenging the climate change consensus will receive any air time, regardless of her credentials. Prokopy is an associate professor of Natural Resource Social Science at the establishment Purdue University, and she has all the credentials, educational background, and […]

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West Virginia a Microcosm of the National Republican Sweep

West Virginia a Microcosm of the National Republican Sweep

on November 11, 2014, 6:15 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

For the first time since the policies of Republican President Herbert Hoover so enraged West Virginia voters that the state shifted to the Democrats, newly enraged voters there have tossed the Democrats out in favor of the Republicans. While the shift was seismic when it comes to party labels, in political ideology, not so much, but an improvement nonetheless. The first […]

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Sen. Coburn’s Final 2014 Wastebook Is Funny, Sad, and Outrageous

Sen. Coburn’s Final 2014 Wastebook Is Funny, Sad, and Outrageous

on October 24, 2014, 9:29 AM / in National News, News

Oklahoma Republican Senator Tom Coburn’s final edition of his “Wastebook” lists 100 ways that the federal government is wasting taxpayer dollars on wacky, useless, and exasperating projects. Coburn first served in the House of Representatives for three terms and then two more terms as Senator. Battling prostate cancer and keeping his pledge not to run for a third term, Coburn […]

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1500 Pastors Defy IRS, Preach on Social & Political Issues

1500 Pastors Defy IRS, Preach on Social & Political Issues

on October 7, 2014, 9:18 AM / in National News, News

Thank God there are still some balls in this country………… As Pastor Jim Garlow was finishing his sermon yesterday to 2,000 of the faithful at his Skyline Church east of San Diego, he exhorted them to oppose Republican Carl DeMaio, who is running for the House of Representatives. He is against DeMaio, not because he is a homosexual, but “because […]

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Last-Minute Bribe Keeps Scotland in the United Kingdom

Last-Minute Bribe Keeps Scotland in the United Kingdom

on September 20, 2014, 9:26 AM / in International News, News

The polls in Scotland hadn’t been closed for more than an hour or two before the outcome of the independence vote was clear. By the time all the votes were tallied, 1.6 million Scots voted for independence while two million voted to stay in the United Kingdom. The massive turnout represented a remarkable 85 percent of all registered voters in […]

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Ferguson: Rule by Law or Rule by Mobocracy?

Ferguson: Rule by Law or Rule by Mobocracy?

on August 23, 2014, 7:17 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

With Missouri Governor Jay Nixon concluding that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson is guilty of murder and the New York Times concluding that if the grand jury fails to indict Wilson for murder there will be hell to pay in Ferguson, the question has to be asked: What has happened to the rule of law? What has happened to the […]

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St. Louis Shooting Sparks Riots, Accusations, Outside Intervention

St. Louis Shooting Sparks Riots, Accusations, Outside Intervention

on August 13, 2014, 9:37 AM / in National News, News

Riots in Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, began Sunday following a vigil for Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by a police officer on Saturday afternoon. The riots continued on Monday. Almost from the beginning, estimates of the number of people involved in the riots, the damage inflicted on businesses, and testimonies from eyewitnesses of the shooting […]

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Labor Board Ruling Against McDonald’s a Huge Boost for Union

Labor Board Ruling Against McDonald’s a Huge Boost for Union

on August 1, 2014, 6:45 AM / in National News, News

The ruling by the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that McDonald’s is actually a huge employer of more than 175,000 workers in the United States, rather than a franchisor with thousands of independent franchisees, will, if it is upheld, allow the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) to recruit those workers much more easily. The ruling was […]

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Latest Bloomberg Anti-gun Ad Backfires

Latest Bloomberg Anti-gun Ad Backfires

on August 1, 2014, 6:39 AM / in National News, News

In order to ramp up support for Senator Amy Klobucher’s (D-Minn.) gun-control bill, Michael Bloomberg, former New York City mayor and now the founder and prime funder of his latest anti-gun group, Everytown for Gun Safety, paid for a video that has gone viral. Unfortunately for the former mayor, for all the wrong reasons. When Laura Bassett at Huffington Post […]

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Brooklyn Congresswoman “Threatened” by GOA’s Larry Pratt

Brooklyn Congresswoman “Threatened” by GOA’s Larry Pratt

on July 28, 2014, 6:44 AM / in National News, News

Following publication of a blatant hit piece by Rolling Stone on Gun Owners of America (GOA) Executive Director Larry Pratt on July 14, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), representing New York City’s boroughs of Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn, felt personally threatened, and called the cops. Maloney’s staff called the Capitol Police and the House sergeant-at-arms, Paul Irving, to say that Pratt’s comments […]

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ATF: Guns Are the Problem

ATF: Guns Are the Problem

on July 25, 2014, 6:29 AM / in National News, News

Initial hopes were that somehow the bad press that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (still known as ATF) has been receiving had caused the agency to pull back in its prosecution of criminal cases involving guns. But those hopes have faded. Reports from Syracuse University showed that there were 6,791 such prosecutions recommended by the ATF in […]

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Obama Further Inflates Student Loan Bubble

Obama Further Inflates Student Loan Bubble

on June 19, 2014, 9:08 AM / in National News, News

On June 9 President Obama announced new executive actions to make borrowing for college easier and less costly. Speaking to students via Tumblr, the president said: A higher education is the single best investment that you can make in yourselves and your future, and we’ve got to make sure that investment pays off…. In America, higher education opens the doors […]

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Faux Conservative Sasse Wins Nebraska GOP Primary for U.S. Senate

Faux Conservative Sasse Wins Nebraska GOP Primary for U.S. Senate

on May 15, 2014, 7:39 AM / in Opinion

The winner of the Nebraska Republican primary on Tuesday was Midland University President Ben Sasse, and tea partiers rejoiced. Jenny Beth Martin, national coordinator of the Tea Party Patriots, was delighted to learn of Sasse’s victory, exulting that he would add to the influence of other Tea Party favorites (i.e., Ted Cruz and Rand Paul) already in Washington: “They’ve got […]

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