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Blowback Begins Against NFL #TakeTheKnee

A Denver car dealership founded by military hero Phil Long has pulled ads featuring Broncos player Von Miller who, along with many other members of the team, took a knee during the national anthem before Sunday's loss to Seattle.

Whose Side Are You On, President Trump’s Or The NFL’s?

Rooting for one NFL team to beat another is like rooting for MSNBC to beat CNN – it’s not about sports – it is merely two giant corporations, mired in political correctness, battling to win the ratings game on TV. What do you think? Tell us by clicking this link to take our NFL vs Trump poll.

The End Of Obama’s Corrupt Global Warming Treaty

Obama and his liberal allies from Hollywood to Silicon Valley to Wall Street claimed that the goal of the Paris climate treaty was to reduce so-called greenhouse gasses. However, its effect was to produce a massive wealth transfer from American workers to foreigners and wealthy investors.

The House GOP’s Only Constituencies Are Washington And Wall Street

The GOP leadership, the lawyers, the lobbyists, the consultant class of the Republican party, and all the big donors don’t understand that these people are angry. … They are saying that John Boehner doesn’t care about them, and all he cares about is the special interests. I’ve never seen anything like this in the base of a party." 

Terrorism Fight Risks Shutdown

Scott Wong & Kevin Cirilli, The Hill

A fight over Terrorism Risk Insurance Act is delaying the spending bill. Dems are criticizing a push by Jeb Hensarling to add a provision to the package that they say would weaken the Dodd-Frank Wall St. Reform Law.

Rand Paul Slams 'Fat Cats' as Hedge Fund Ranks Among Top Donors

Bloomberg News

Rand Paul has preached the political peril of being too close to financiers. “We cannot be the party of fat cats, rich people, and Wall Street,” the KY Repub. said. “Corporate welfare should once and for all be ended.”

Cantor Loss Gives Repubs. Chance to Become People's Party

Timothy P. Carney, Washington Examiner

R's should take a cue from the voters of Virginia’s 7th District and forget about the big banks. Cantor's defeat is the opportunity for the GOP to declare independence from Wall Street. Let the bankers flock to Hillary Clinton and Schumer.

McCarthy Is Worse Than Cantor

Erick Erickson, Red State

The House GOP is ignoring the Cantor defeat as a meaningless anomaly. Kevin McCarthy's will likely be Majority Leader. He's an anti-TEA Party squishy who's pro-amnesty, and not a friend of conservatives. Amnesty is coming.

A Left-Right Convergence?

Patrick Buchanan, Buchanan.org

Both parties now feed at the same K Street and Wall Street troughs. Both have oligarchs contributing tens of millions to parties and politicians who do their bidding. When this happens, We The People lose.

Jeb Bush = Hillary Clinton

A recent article in POLITICO confirms Richard Viguerie's observation in TAKEOVER that when Big Business claims to “lean” Republican what they really mean is that they lean in favor of Big Government, and don’t really care whether it is run by a Democrat like Hillary Clinton or a Republican like Jeb Bush.

Republicans Take on Wall Street

jake Sherman, MJ Lee, and Kate Davidson, Politico

Republicans are proposing what was once unimaginable: raising taxes on big Wall Street banks.

Actual Unemployment is 37.2%, 'Misery Index' Worst in 40 Years

Paul Bedard, Washington Examiner

Don't believe the happy talk coming out of the White House, Fed. Reserve and Treasury Dept. when it comes to the real unemployment rate and the true “Misery Index.” The figures are a fraud.

DC-Wall St. Revolving Door Must End

Real Clear Politics Staff

Rand Paul slammed the Fed: "Congress was intended to have oversight over the Fed and we've lost that oversight so independence has led to abuse. The investigator general said 'We don't have the jurisdiction to directly audit the reserve bank.'"

Financial Expert's Survival Advice: Get Armed

Joe Saunders, Biz Pac Review

Forbes columnist and wealth management firm founder David Marotta has one big tip: Invest in guns and lots of ammunition. He gave investors lists of what people should have in case of a fiscal disaster or social upheaval.

Raising the Debt Ceiling: Smart Move or Surrender?

Beware a deal that allows the establishment GOP to declare victory without actually having to fight for conservative principles, and thereby loses them the limited government constitutional conservative grassroots – and even a majority of Democrats and Independents – who want real spending reform.