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Monday, July 18, 2011

Registered Socialist, Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) Says Americans Don't 'Get it'

The unmasking of the leftwing agenda continues... While appearing on the Don Wade and Roma show on WLS in Chicago, Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), who is also one of 70 members of Congress who belong to the Democratic Socialist caucus, reiterated what Barack Obama said at a recent news conference. Specifically, Obama referred to 'professional politicians' who know more about what the debt ceiling is compared to the 'public at large.' When asked about this, Schakowsky took that a step further and said the American people 'don't understand.'

Unfortunately for Jan, the American people are understanding perfectly well what's going on and the lying, establishment politicians like herself are being exposed daily. Her explanation about why the social security checks might not go out in the event the debt ceiling isn't raised is utterly incoherent.

Via The Blaze:

BONUS: After watching that nonsense, have a look at Rep. Lt. Col. Allen West (R-FL) give his take on Obama saying that seniors may not get paid their social security checks.

Via CNS News:

Family of Murdered ICE Agent Wants to know where the Gun used to Murder him, came from

The most well known casualty when it comes to Operation Fast and Furious is Border Patrol agent Brian Terry, who was murdered in December. Two guns the ATF let 'walk' into Mexico were found at the scene. However, there was also another federal agent whose death is tied to Fast and Furious. His name is Jaime Zapata and he was an ICE agent murdered in Mexico. One of the reasons Terry's death is getting more attention is because the appearance of those guns is confirmed. In Zapata's case, his family continues to get the runaround from the feds and they're demanding answers.

Via the LAT:
Five months after U.S. immigration agent Jaime Zapata was shot to death by a Mexican drug cartel, his family is demanding to know whether the weapons were purchased in the United States and smuggled into Mexico under the now-defunct Fast and Furious operation.

The family complains that U.S. authorities in Washington and Texas have refused to answer crucial questions about the Feb. 15 ambush on a four-lane highway in northern Mexico.

"What happened with Jaime needs to come out," the family's lawyer, Raymond L. Thomas of McAllen, Texas, said in a telephone interview Sunday. "And the likelihood that these were Fast and Furious guns is certainly plausible."

Mexican authorities have announced nine arrests in the high-profile case. Among them was Jesus Rejon Aguilar, a Zetas cartel leader who was captured near Mexico City this month.

In Washington, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is seeking information on the Zapata slaying.
It's beyond disturbing that the authorities will not give the Zapata family answers. The longer they do not do so, the more they implicate themselves.

h/t Free Republic

Video: Marco Rubio Schools Bob Schieffer

While appearing on Face the Nation, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), who is young enough to be Bob Shieffer's son, literally schooled the national CBS host when it came to talk about the debt ceiling. To be fair to Schieffer, he is on the side of having to defend the lies of the Obama administration and that's getting harder and harder to do. That said, Rubio masterfully exploited the untenable positions when it comes to arguments in favor of tax increases.

It sure would be nice to see this kind of rhetoric coming from the mouths of Republican leadership (Boehner and McConnell). The good news is that Rubio is clearly headed in that direction.

See for yourself.

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