America Doesn’t Have a Gun Problem, It Has a Democrat Problem

Family Security Matters

America’s mass shooting capital isn’t somewhere out west where you can get a gun at the corner store. It’s in Obama’s own hometown.

Chicago is America’s mass shooting capital. There were over 400 shootings with more than one victim. In 95 of those shootings, 3 or more people were shot.

2,995 people were shot in Chicago last year. Shootings were up, way up, in Baltimore. With an assist from Al Sharpton and #BlackLivesMatter, Baltimore beat out Detroit. But Detroit is still in the running. Chicago, Baltimore and Detroit all have something in common, they’re all run by the party of gun control which somehow can’t seem to manage to control the criminals who have the guns.

The murder rate in Washington, D.C., home of the progressive boys and girls who can solve it all, is up 54%. The capital of the national bureaucracy has also been the country’s murder capital.

These cities are the heartland of America’s real gun culture. It isn’t the bitter gun-and-bible clingers in McCain and Romney territory who are racking up a more horrifying annual kill rate than Al Qaeda; it’s Obama’s own voting base.

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Super-Amnesty Will Turn Every City into Detroit

Family Security Matters

After another bloody weekend in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel branded the shootings unacceptable and the city’s top cop demanded more gun control laws. Chicago’s murder rate has actually dropped since concealed carry became legal. Emanuel’s lawsuits over his illegal gun control laws have left the already struggling city deep in the hole and forced to cover the NRA’s million dollars in legal bills.

Concealed carry paid off over that bloody weekend when a vet carrying a gun returned fire stopping a massacre before it happened. The original shooter ended up in the hospital, but nobody ended up in the morgue, which kept the death toll for the weekend down to fourteen.

Fourteen isn’t pretty, but it’s better than twenty or thirty.

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If you like your Constitution, you can keep it. period!

Gulag Bound

By: Dick Manasseri

 

Can you imagine the man with the Pen and the Phone, actually saying that? Obama’s Senior Advisor, Valerie Jarrett Is more direct, “Congress won’t be a problem for us this time.”

Within the shadows of Detroit, America’s bankrupt experiment with Progressivism, an army of SE Michigan grassroots activists cling even more tightly to their U.S. Constitution than to any guns and Bibles. Maybe that’s because the death and devastation that resembles a third world city is so close to home.

 

The rate of death before the age of 18 in Detroit is nearly three times New York City’s, and its infant-mortality rate exceeds that of Botswana.”

A coalition of SE Michigan Constitutionalists is gearing up over the next several months to win the battle of the Michigan Republican Primary and preserve and protect their liberty.

 

 

Historian and author David Barton will be the keynote speaker at a fundraiser for Constitutionalist Tom McMillin, candidate for the Michigan Senate 13th District. Barton will undoubtedly be discussing his support for the Convention of States as a way to use the Constitution to save itself.

Rochester College is hosting an evening with Dr. Ben Carson which will likely include commentary on the pathology that is Obamacare – which begs the question – Will Constitutionalist Kerry Bentivolio’s vote to Defund Obamacare and his 83% Heritage Action rating be enough to hold off the onslaught of his heavily financed GOP establishment opponent?

Allen West will be rallying his fellow Constitutionalists and their Precinct Delegates when he addresses the Romeo Tea Party two months before the all-important August Primary. Will these Delegates be organized enough to choose Constitutionalist Wes Nakagiri for Lt. Governor over RINO Brian Calley at the State Convention just after the Primary?

WATCH THE FULL FILM: ‘Bankrupt – How Cronyism and Corruption Brought Down Detroit’

Gateway Pundit

Director and Executive Producer Ben Howe and Producer Thomas LaDuke released their documentary on the tragic story of Detroit. You can view the entire film on YouTube:

From the website:

Once the most prosperous city in America. With a booming manufacturing sector and cultural magnetism, the city had bright horizons after World War II. But as the 1960′s rolled in, the marriage of Big Business and Big Government overtook Detroit. The central planners in government needed the powerful corporations, and the powerful corporations came to depend on the bureaucracy, too. The marriage worked well for the politicians and for their corporate cronies, but Detroit itself entered a decades-long decline. America watched as Detroit slowly bled people, jobs and revenue. Politicians tried spending money. They tried raising taxes. The more they taxed and spent, the faster the city declined. Detroit still had its “Big Three” auto manufacturers, until two of its crown jewels, General Motors and Chrysler, imploded in 2008 under the weight of reckless and subsidized mismanagement.

Instead of allowing market forces to rebuild Detroit and the auto industry, the United States handed billions of dollars to General Motors and Chrysler.

Five years later, the city of Detroit is bankrupt and almost $20 billion dollars in debt.

Read the rest here.

And, take the time to learn more about how Democratic policies destroyed one of America’s great cities.

If Obama Had A City, It Would Look like Detroit

American Thinker

Consider the following regarding the  city of Detroit:

40% of its street lamps don’t work.

210 of its 317 public parks have  been closed.

It takes an hour for police to respond to a 911  call.

Only a third of its ambulances are  drivable.

One-third of the city has been  abandoned.

Forty-seven percent of adults are functionally  illiterate

Evidently 50 years of governance by compassionate  Obama community organizer types have driven out the business class and now there  is no one left to rail against.

To top it off, Judge Rosemarie Aquilina declared Detroit’s bankruptcy “unconstitutional.” Evidently, as Mark Stein puts it, in Michigan,” reality is  unconstitutional.”

Make that, “If Obama had a country, it would look  like Detroit”

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FBI, DoJ, DHS: US Muslim Leaders Shielded from Scrutiny

The Detroit News

Detroit — Arab-American and Muslim leaders said they received assurances today from federal law enforcement officials that added security in the wake of the death of Osama bin Laden wouldn’t result in profiling.

The meeting at the Star International Academy between the community leaders and representatives from the FBI, U.S. Attorney’s Office and Department of Homeland Security was scheduled before bin Laden’s death, but concerns emerged about possible retaliation or difficulties if the federal threat level is elevated.

“All of the federal agencies made it loud and clear that hate crimes and a backlash would not be tolerated, and that in no form or shape would there be racial profiling,” said Imad Hamad, the regional director of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee.

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Hezbollah cells: Who are the basijis and IRGC?

By Lee Kaplan, Analyst,  Communications Director, Northeast Intelligence Network

The average American knows very little about Hezbollah, the Iranian terrorist proxy that appears on the evening news as operating mainly in Lebanon as a threat to Israel’s northern border. One of the purposes of this article is to explain in laymen’s terms what Hezbollah is and about its presence here in the US in what could be called “sleeper cells” that are poised to assist the Iranian regime that the US government is confronting over Iran’s nuclear and missile program. Another key purpose of this article will be to point out a Hezbollah cell operating under our noses right here in San Jose, California, heretofore unknown to the general population.

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Detroit

 

(Frosty Wooldridge (born 1947) is a US journalist, writer, environmentalist, traveler)

By Frosty Wooldridge

For 15 years, from the mid 1970’s to 1990, I worked in Detroit , Michigan .  I watched it descend into the abyss of crime, debauchery, gun play, drugs, school truancy, car-jacking, gangs, and human depravity.  I watched entire city blocks burned out.  I watched graffiti explode on buildings, cars, trucks, buses, and school yards.  Trash everywhere!

Detroiters walked through it, tossed more into it, and ignored it.  Tens of thousands, and then hundreds of thousands today exist on federal welfare, free housing, and food stamps!

With Aid to Dependent Children, minority women birthed eight to 10, and in one case, one woman birthed 24 children as reported by the Detroit Free Press, all on American taxpayer dollars. She collected over $90.000 a year.

A new child meant a new car payment, new TV, and whatever mom wanted.  I saw Lyndon Baines Johnson’s ‘Great Society’ flourish in Detroit . If you give money for doing no thing, you will get more hands out taking money for doing nothing.Common sense.

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Eyewitnesses: 2 arrested in Christmas flight terror

Jan. 1, 2010

By Chelsea Schilling
© 2010 WorldNetDaily

Several passengers aboard the Christmas Day flight to Detroit where a Nigerian man attempted to blow up the airplane say a second passenger was arrested after the foiled terrorist attack – and they suggested other men may have played roles as well.

Kurt Haskell of Newport, Mich., and his wife, Lori, claim they were aboard Flight 253 as they returned from a safari in Uganda, seated only a few rows behind suspected attacker Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, a man who admitted to affiliation with the terrorist group al-Qaida. Haskell presented a boarding pass to Michigan Live to show that he had been a passenger on the plane.

Kurt and Lori Haskell, both U.S. attorneys with Haskell Law Firm in Taylor, Mich., told the newspaper that prior to the flight they were seated on the floor near the boarding gate in Amsterdam when Abdulmutallab approached the gate with another “Indian man” who was dressed in an expensive suit.

Kurt Haskell told Michigan Live the unidentified man in the suit approached ticket agents and asked them if Abdulmutallab could board without a passport, and he tried to convince them Abdulmutallab was a Sudanese refugee.

“The guy said, ‘He’s from Sudan and we do this all the time,'” Haskell told the newspaper.

But Dutch security officials claim Abdulmutallab was carrying a valid Nigerian passport and U.S. visa, according to CBS News.

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Charlie Keepman of Oconomowoc, Wis., told the Detroit News that his daughter, Ricki, saw yet another man videotaping the flight from Amsterdam to Detroit, including the episode when Abdulmutallab purportedly attempted to set off explosive chemicals in his underwear.

Following the foiled terrorist attack, Haskell said passengers were corralled into a small, evacuated luggage claim area of an airport terminal. Then, he says, bomb-sniffing dogs were brought in.

“During this time period, all of the passengers had their carry-on bags with them,” he wrote in a posting on MLive.com. “When the bomb sniffing dogs arrived, one dog found something in a carry-on bag of a 30-ish Indian man.”

Haskell explained that the second “Indian” man was not the same well-dressed person who assisted Abdulmutallab in boarding the flight. He said this man wore orange clothing.

“The man in orange, who stood some 20ft away from me the entire time until he was taken away, was immediately taken away to be searched and interrogated in a nearby room,” Haskell explained. “At this time, he was not handcuffed. When he emerged from the room, he was then handcuffed and taken away.”

Immediately after the questioning, Haskell said an FBI agent approached the remaining passengers and, referring to the man in orange, said, “You all are being moved to another area because this area is not safe. I am sure many of you saw what just happened and are smart enough to read between the lines and figure it out.”

In his interview with MLive.com, Haskell said the agent’s statement made him and other passengers believe an explosive may have been detected in the man’s luggage. A second passenger, Daniel Huisinga of Fairview, Tenn., who was returning from an internship in Kenya, confirmed the account.

Haskell said authorities marched the remaining passengers out of the baggage claim area and into a long hallway.

“This entire time period and until we left customs, no person that wasn’t a law enforcement personnel or a passenger on our flight was allowed anywhere on our floor of the terminal (or possibly the entire terminal),” he wrote. “The FBI was so concerned during this time that we were not allowed to use the bathroom unless we went alone with an FBI agent. We were not allowed to eat or drink, or text or call anyone.”

Haskell said ever since the landing the FBI has insisted only one man was arrested for the airliner attack.

“However, several of my fellow passengers have come over the past few days, backed up my claim, and put pressure on FBI/Customs to tell the truth,” he wrote.

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Huisinga told reporters he, too, saw a man taken away in handcuffs at the airport after a dog search.

Another passenger, Roey Rosenblith, told the Huffington Post officials arrested a man in a gray suit.

“The only thing that I recall happening is seeing an Indian guy off to the side, an older gentleman wearing a gray suit leaning against the wall. Suddenly there was a police officer next to him pulling his arms back and putting handcuffs on him,” he said. “The man didn’t struggle, the bags which seemed to be his were left there, and he and the police officer disappeared around the corner.”

Just today, the Detroit News reported a U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokesman confirmed that officials had taken a second person into custody after the attempted bombing. But officials claim the handcuffed passenger was from a different flight, and the incident was not related.

Ron Smith, chief Customs and Border Protection officer in the Detroit office, told the newspaper, “There was a second person taken into custody, but it had nothing to do with Flight 253. They did see dogs, but again, it was a totally different incident.”

But Haskell stands by his story, claiming officials are “playing the American public for a fool.” He said their explanation would require the public to believe the following:

  • FBI and Customs officials allowed passengers from a separate flight to co-mingle with the passengers of Flight 253 during a critical investigation. Haskell insists that no one – aside from law enforcement and Flight 253 passengers – was allowed in the area while they were being detained.
  • Despite prohibiting passengers from drinking, eating, making calls and using the restrooms, FBI and Customs officials allowed people from other flights to “trample through the area and possibly contaminate evidence.”
  • Haskell also added that no flights during that time allowed passengers to exit from the planes. The planes were held on the runway during the first hour of the detention period.
  • “You have to believe that the man that stood 20 feet from me since we entered customs came from a mysterious plane that never landed, let its passengers off the plane and let this man sneak into our passenger group despite having extremely tight security at this time,” he added.
  • He said the public would be required to believe FBI and Customs officials were “hauling mysterious passengers from other flights through the area we were being held to possibly contaminate evidence and allow discussions with suspects on Flight 253 or to possibly allow the exchange of bombs, weapons or other devices between the mysterious passengers from other flights and those on flight 253.”

“Seriously, Mr. Ron Smith, how stupid do you think the American public is?” he wrote.

Haskell said he believes a more plausible story is that law enforcement officials “realized that they screwed up and don’t want to admit that they left Flight 253 passengers on a flight with a live bomb on the runway for 20 minutes” or that they “they left Flight 253 passengers in customs for one hour with a live bomb in a carry-on bag.”

He also suggests “the man in orange points to a greater involvement than the lone wolf theory that they have been promoting.”