Monday, March 31, 2014

Unbiblical "Noah" is No Crowd Pleaser

The much talked about, biblically questionable big-screen release "Noah" finished its debut weekend with a better than expected $44 million in box-office take. But when it comes to the movie's long-term success, there are some dark clouds lurking on the horizon.

CinemaScore is a highly regarded market research firm that polls film audiences and rates their viewing experiences with letter grades. The firm reports its results and forecasts box-office receipts based on data collected. CinemaScore's representatives routinely survey opening day audiences in twenty-five of the largest movie markets in North America to determine a grade ranging from A+ to F for the respective film. Most movies receive a minimum of "B+" as a CinemeScore grade, with anything less being cause for concern for the studio and filmmakers involved.

The controversial "Noah," which was delivered to the screen by Paramount and director Darren Aronofsky, received a dismal CinemaScore of "C" from moviegoers. [more...]

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Two Modern False Gods: The United Nations and the Olympics

False god #1, the U.N. - The United Nations General Assembly and Security Council are seemingly the world's guarantors of peace and harmony... that is until they are actually needed to maintain peace and harmony. Consider that in our own back yard, Venezuela is becoming a staunch ally of Communist Cuba. Nuclear armed North Korea is led by a veritable adolescent who menacingly test-fires rockets into the sea and literally feeds his political enemies alive to hungry dogs. China grows more militant and brazen and it is now muscling and terrorizing its smaller neighbors. The so-called Arab Spring led to many deaths but little personal freedom and the bloodbath in Syria continues. To top it all off, Russia is now in the Crimean Peninsula. Has anyone seen the United Nations? Has it made one iota of difference in any of these ominous developments?

False god #2, the Olympics - The high-sounding talk of how the Olympics fosters world brotherhood is every bit as convincing as the rhetoric on behalf of the U.N. ...but is it true? [more...]

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

3-26-14 Excellent Guests for Your Show

1. Dave Bego: OSHA Opens New Door for Big Labor
2. Sandy Botkin: The Fifth Milestone of Life: Retirement
3. Joe Messina: When Does Life Have Value?
4. Kyle Olson: Exclusive - Fourth-graders Get PETA Propaganda Disguised as Common Core
5. Michelle Seiler-Tucker: In the Case of Belle Knox

OSHA Opens New Door for Big Labor

Last week, OSHA joined the ranks of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the Department of Labor (DOL), and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in furthering the Obama Administration’s push to implement "card check" as pay back for Big Labor's political contributions and ground game support during the past two Presidential Elections. OSHA’s latest published “Interpretation Letter,” permitting non-union employees to utilize union reps as their representatives during an OSHA inspection is absolutely frightening. Just as frightening is that this interpretation has not been widely reported by the mainstream media. Watch this: Union representatives inspecting non-union businesses?  [more...]

The Fifth Milestone of Life: Retirement

For those who feel that they are a long way away from retirement, take a tip from me: retirement comes at you very fast. Time really does pass quickly. Every Boy Scout learns to "be prepared."  Unfortunately, procrastination can be VERY costly. For example, if you put in $5,500 a year, which is the current maximum contribution to an IRA, for thirty years, you will have, depending on earnings assumptions, about $1,000,000 in your retirement fund. However, if you do this for an extra ten years, this $1,000,000 at retirement rises to almost $3,000,000. Ten more years of contributions triples your retirement nest egg. Also, if you invest in a ROTH IRA, you don't pay tax on the fund at retirement, which in my opinion is the better choice. [more...]

When Does Life Have Value?

Mainstream media is suppressing stories of butchers like Philadelphia abortionist Dr. Gosnell who specialized in post-birth abortions. Mainstream media gave it very little attention at first and not very much after it broke elsewhere. There are doctors across the country doing these kinds of abortions, yet there is no real outrage. Here’s the rub. Men who force an abortion on their pregnant girlfriends were found guilty of murder or manslaughter and are spending time in jail. How does that make sense? [more...]

Exclusive: Fourth-graders Get PETA Propaganda Disguised as Common Core

The mandated increase in "informational texts" called for in the Common Core national standards has opened up a word of possibilities for classroom activists who wish to present politically radical ideas to their students. Fourth graders in New York’s Lakeland Central School District – and their parents – found that out when Jessica Fiorillo’s son brought home a reading that turned out to be taken directly from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA) Web site... word for word. [more...] Go here for Common Core Watch

In the Case of Belle Knox

It is not my intention to be perceived as a moral compass in any way. I do, however, disagree with a young lady's decision (as in the case of Belle Knox) to pay her tuition using the money earned by selling her body. Entrepreneurship, the ultimate money-maker, is the best provider of an income that supports a $60,000 tuition.  The reason I recommend this capitalistic pursuit is because of the sense of pride and accomplishment it creates in individuals, unlike pornography which stews degradation and low self-esteem. What's most concerning is Knox's delusion that she'll actually be taken seriously as a lawyer and women's advocate with her present work history. I happen to share my name with an adult film star and the thought of possibly being associated with that woman forced me to add a differentiating factor to my title.  As much as I disagree with her stance, I wish Belle Knox true emotional healing on her long journey to self-discovery. [more...]

Monday, March 24, 2014

Noah Movie Director Disses Potential Audience

Paramount Pictures is not scheduled to release "Noah" until March 28, but the big-screen retelling of the biblical text is already fraught with controversy.

As an epic movie, "Noah" would have been viewed as having several built-in marketing advantages, the thinking being that any given studio might easily market to faith-oriented moviegoers while simultaneously attempting to attract fans from the general contemporary film audience. The public routinely flocks to action movies and to films with disaster themes, and the Noah narrative inherently possesses both of these story dynamics.

However, the scriptural account of Noah encompasses only about 2,500 words, which may not be enough material to work with by cinematic standards. A screenwriter adapting the biblical passages for a full-length movie would be required to use literary imagination in order to fashion a larger plot for a feature-length project. [more...]

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Russia's Successful "Run" on America's Central Bank

Tremors from the earthshaking Russian-U.S. confrontation over Crimea are now revealing just how vulnerable our banking system and economy are to collapse... and how this far-away crisis has greatly increased the threat to ordinary savers in the United States and worldwide.

While President Obama was threatening to seize Russia's assets in the U.S., Russian President Vladimir Putin, in the past few days, apparently successfully withdrew $105.1 billion in U.S. treasury notes that Russia had deposited with the U.S. Federal Reserve. This may be the biggest 'bank run' ever on America's Central Bank, and it signals that many more bank runs are soon to come. Russia has taken these treasury notes – the bulk of its U.S. holdings – out of the country, and beyond President Obama's power to seize or freeze them as a bargaining chip with Russia. [more...]

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

3-19-14 Great Guests for Your Show

1. Dr. Larry Kawa: Can LeBron James and J.Lo's Mom Save Obamacare?
2. Joe Messina: When is the Truth a Lie?
3. Joseph Klein: Putin Throws Down the Gauntlet and Obama Shrinks Away
4. Ryan Mauro: Vindicated for Removing Saddam
5. John LeBoutillier: Missing Flight 370, Florida Elections and Putin's Crimean Campaign

Can LeBron James and J.Lo's Mom Save Obamacare?

It's fourth down with ninety-nine yards to go in the fourth quarter for President Obama and his signature healthcare scheme. For the President, it's time to bring out all of the tricks. There are only two weeks before the end of the enrollment period for Obamacare. That's why he has just thrown a Hail Mary pass to boost the number of young people enrolled in Obamacare. He brought in his celebrity athlete buddies like LeBron James and Magic Johnson, but in an even more desperate move, he's enlisted Jennifer Lopez's mother to sell Obamacare to young people. Now I'm sure that there are a lot of things that young people would buy from J.Lo, but I don't think that Obamacare is one of them. Young people have not been hoodwinked into Obamacare as the administration had anticipated. [more...]

When is the Truth a Lie?

When Harry Reid says so? No, really!  We've heard some of these over and over again. They say it like it's a fact, but it isn't: "You can keep your doctor," "Families will save about $2,400.00 a year," illegal aliens (non-documented immigrants brought to the U.S. against their will) will not be given free health care, "It won't add one dime to the national deficit," "For the price of your cell phone bill a young person will be able to get health care," and, lastly, none of the so-called "loss of insurance" was due to Obamacare. They are all lies. [Some of the lesser-known and rarely remembered lies...]

Putin Throws Down the Gauntlet and Obama Shrinks Away

Russian President Vladimir Putin minced no words when on March 18th he signed a treaty with Crimea to signify the absorption of that territory into Russia. Defending the referendum held Sunday in Crimea in which those voting approved the absorption overwhelmingly, Putin declared in a televised address in front of both houses of the Russian parliament and Crimea's purported leaders: "In the hearts and minds of people, Crimea has always been and remains an inseparable part of Russia." [more...]

Vindicated for Removing Saddam

President Bush's top political advisor, Karl Rove, said on July 15 that his biggest mistake was not fighting back against Democrats trying to score cheap political points by accusing the President of lying to get the country to support an invasion of Iraq. Rove is right, but another mistake was made: not trying to vindicate the removal of Saddam Hussein using evidence, including Iraqi government documents, that was obtained after the regime's overthrow. Compelling evidence exists to show that Saddam's regime was sponsoring terrorists (e.g., Al-Qaeda), had the ability to quickly produce weapons of mass destruction, and the will to use both against its enemies. [more...] Watch Ryan on Fox & Friends

Missing Flight 370, Florida Elections and Putin's Crimean Campaign

On this week's POLITICAL INSIDERS, we explored some issues behind the missing Malaysian Air Flight 370, the political ramifications of last week's special congressional election in Florida and the American response to Vladimir Putin's Crimean campaign. Watch our shows here: Sunday Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Monday on the Dot Com. [more...]

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

3-18-14 Expert Guests for Your Show

1. Michelle Seiler-Tucker: Malaysia Airlines & the Business of the Mystery Missing Plane
2. Joseph Klein: Russia Steamrolls Over the United Nations
3. Ryan Mauro: Missing Plane Pilot Supporter of MB-Linked Politician
4. Dave Bego: It's All About the Dues Money
5. Wayne Allyn Root: Obama Hasn't Changed Since Columbia University

Malaysia Airlines & the Business of the Mystery Missing Plane

As of the present day and for the past few years, Malaysia Airlines has endured scrutiny for their business restructurings and losses. But now the airline is experiencing global condemnation of far worse proportions after the disappearance of Flight 370 on March 8 with 239 passengers aboard. Amongst the general Asian public, Malaysia Airlines has developed a reputation for high-standard service and safety procedures from the time it was founded in 1937, seizing a collection of awards for its overall outstanding customer service. However, the accolades in the past have not been sufficient enough to halt the pause of travelers of the airline in reaction to an incident of such proportion. Shares of Malaysia Airlines dropped as much as 20 percent on March 10. The share price has been on a downward spiral for the past ten years. Before the travesty of the missing plane, Malaysia Airlines management tried four major restructurings in the past 12 years to no avail. The monetary afflictions are a mixture of mismanagement, government intrusion and a scarcity of professionals to run the airline proficiently. [more...]

Russia Steamrolls Over the United Nations

In the phony Crimean referendum held on Sunday March 16th, 95.5% of voters in Crimea have supported joining Russia, Russian officials say. The vote was boycotted by many Crimeans loyal to the Ukraine central government in Kiev, including Tartars who make up about 12% of the Crimean population. Sergei Aksyonov, Crimea's leader installed last month after the Russians effectively occupied Crimea, announced that his government will formally apply on Monday to join the Russian Federation. Shortly after the polls closed, the Obama administration issued a statement rejecting the referendum. [more...]

Missing Plane Pilot Supporter of MB-Linked Politician

The most popular theory now about the hijacking of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 is that it is retaliation by one of the pilots for the imprisonment of an opposition leader linked to the Muslim Brotherhood. There is increasing suspicion that he landed or sought to land the aircraft. This theory is certainly plausible, but there are multiple reasons for skepticism. The most likely scenario is that whoever controlled the flight sought to strike a target. It is most probable that at least two operatives were involved because someone would need to handle the flight controls while the second pilot was neutralized. [more...] Watch Ryan on Fox & Friends

It's All About the Dues Money

I have repeatedly stressed the fact that today's big labor bosses care little about the rank and file membership and are only interested in the dues money they can collect to line their own pockets and use for political persuasion. This has surfaced more the past several weeks and is worth highlighting as we approach the 2014 Mid-Term Elections. [more...]

Obama Hasn't Changed Since Columbia University

Thirty years ago Obama, my Columbia University Class of '83 classmate, was rarely seen. Thirty years later he can't be bothered to attend national security meetings about a crisis that could lead to World War III. Some things never change. You might ask, "What do Obama's college days have to do with his Presidency today?" The answer is everything. By college, a person's personality, attitude and behavior is usually fairly well set. That's why Obama's Columbia days tell us so much about his behavior as President today.  Barack Obama is exactly the same today as he was as a student at Columbia thirty years ago: arrogant and egotistical. He's either too lazy, or thinks he's too smart to have to actually do the work expected of him. Nothing has changed in 30 years. [more...]

Monday, March 17, 2014

Brown, Bieber, Gaga and the Cultural Decline

Chris Brown, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, and a host of other young celebrities have been making headlines lately, but not necessarily for the reasons one might hope. A segment of the celebrity youth has been setting an example that is anything but stellar for millions of impressionable followers who look up to them.

Brown, who has had a number of platinum-plus chart topping hits, is possibly most famous for pleading guilty to the charge of felony assault of singer and ex-girlfriend Rihanna. He ultimately received a sentence of five years' probation and six months community service. Meanwhile Bieber, who is a top money earner in the pop music field and second most popular celebrity on Twitter, has been on the covers of tabloids that are filled with detailed descriptions of his reprehensible behavior. In another high profile illustration, Lady Gaga recently engaged in a performance at the annual South by Southwest film and music festival in Austin, Texas, which seems to have hit a new low, even for Gaga. [more...]

Friday, March 14, 2014

If You Like Your Health Insurance, You Don't Have to Pay For It

Call me silly, but I always thought that if you wanted health insurance you had to pay for it. While such an idea might sound like commonplace to rational people like you and I, apparently this idea has not made its way to the administration. POLITICO is now reporting that as many as 1 in 5 people under Obamacare have yet to pay for their policies. This is absolutely ridiculous.

If you want to set up our nation for financial disaster, make people sign up for a program that they don't have to pay for. That's sounds like a great idea, for the administration. If you mandate that people have to sign up for a health insurance program but don't mandate that they have to pay for it, you are setting up the health insurance companies to fail.

Before the implementation of Obamacare, people liked their health insurance policies and by and large, they paid for it. Now, we are signing up uninsured individuals but are not requiring them to pay. I would like to see how the CBO will score the financial impact of people not paying under Obamacare. This law has been doomed from day one and was poorly designed from the get-go. [more...]

NOTE: Out of 300 million Americans, there are 16 executive orders but only one plaintiff: Dr. Kawa has the only official lawsuit filed in federal court on any of the executive orders. Go to:

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

3-12-14 Excellent Guests for Your Show

1. Wayne Allyn Root: The Lowest Rated President in History
2. Rabbi D.B. Ganz: Why Does the President Continue to Support Obamacare?
3. Joe Messina: CPAC = KKK?!
4. John LeBoutillier: CPAC Results, President Obama's Deteriorating Standing, Obamacare's Effects on the 2014 Races and Tuesday's Special Election in Florida
5. Kyle Olson: Indiana District Asks for 52 Weeks to Fulfill a Public Records Request...

The Lowest Rated President in History

Obama's poll numbers are among the lowest in history. As of last week, Obama's approval rating is at 38%. That’s just barely above Richard Nixon. Keep in mind Obama has the support of about 35% to 40% of the American population that will NEVER abandon him, no matter what he does, no matter how bad the jobs numbers look, no matter how low the economy goes, no matter how much scandal and corruption is exposed, no matter how strong the facts are against him. Nothing will ever change their minds. These are the "low information voters" of the Democratic Party. If 35 to 40% of the population would support a Democrat for president if he ran from a prison cell ... if 35 to 40% would support Obama no matter what he does, no matter how far America sinks under his leadership, how could Obama's approval rating be at only 38%? [more...]

Why Does the President Continue to Support Obamacare?

Senator Ted Cruz from Texas said something in a recent interview with which I take issue. He mentioned that the despite being almost categorically critical of President Obama, the man deserves to be praised. He continues to promote Obamacare, despite the fact that it is becoming increasingly unpopular with the public and an ever-greater danger to Democratic candidates everywhere. Mr. Cruz opined that had Bill Clinton been the president, at this point he would have dropped his support for Obamacare out of political expediency, notwithstanding whatever he believed in personally. Mr. Obama, however, is more of an idealist who sincerely wishes to transform the country into a Socialist state. Hence, he continues to promote the bill, despite the negative fallout. [Why?...]


Can you believe that the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), held by a group of white, elitist, stuffy old men, was infiltrated by blacks, homosexuals, Hispanics, Asians and atheists? Oh my! What is this world coming to? What's really crazy is that so many on the Left wrote lies about this. No, not mis-truths, not misspeaks, just lies...  period. The Left would have you believe that CPAC = KKK - that Conservatives and Conservative Republicans are nothing more than the KKK rebranded. How desperate is that? [more...]

CPAC Results, President Obama's Deteriorating Standing, Obamacare's Effects on the 2014 Races and Tuesday's Special Election in Florida

On this week's POLITICAL INSIDERS, we explored the CPAC results, the President's weakening political standing, Obamacare's effects on this year's Senate races and Tuesday's Special Congressional Election in Florida's 11th Congressional District. Watch our shows here: Sunday Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Monday on the Dot Com. [more...]

Indiana District Asks for 52 Weeks to Fulfill a Public Records Request...

Is it any wonder parents are losing faith in public schools? Last winter, EAGnews submitted a number of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to Indiana school corporations to analyze the amount of politicking that occurred using taxpayer dollars during the 2012 election campaign. Several school corporations rejected our request as either being "too broad," despite the fact that we provided four names and a specific date range for such communications. Others said that the law didn’t apply to such a request and thus denied it. But the Fort Wayne Community Schools district – a hotbed for union political activity – surprisingly agreed to comply with our request. [more...] Go here for Common Core Watch

Monday, March 10, 2014

Parental Authority on Trial

Computer screens, tablets, and smart phones across America have been filled with the unsettling images of a couple in a New Jersey courtroom, the two reduced to tears over a lawsuit that was being lodged against them by their own 18 year-old daughter. The parents found themselves in the position of being defendants at the Morris County Courthouse as a result of a lawsuit that was initiated by their plaintiff daughter after she had moved out of their home.

The parents found themselves in the position of being defendants at the Morris County Courthouse as a result of a lawsuit that was initiated by their plaintiff daughter after she had moved out of their home. Being the stuff of any parent’s nightmares, the story predictably went viral. Rachel Canning, a New Jersey high school student, had essentially taken to the court to ask for the use of the force of government to interfere with commonplace parental discretion.

She asserted that her parents had requested she leave her home shortly after turning 18 because they had objections regarding her choice of boyfriend. Mr. and Mrs. Canning contended that their daughter had made her own decision to move out because she did not wish to abide by the family rules that they had established. The honor student and cheerleader at a Catholic high school has already lost the first round of her case. [more...]

Thursday, March 6, 2014

3-6-14 Expert Guests for Your Show

1. Dave Bego: UAW Cries Foul at Moment of Reckoning
2. Rabbi D.B. Ganz: The Ukrainian Crisis - Where the Real Tragedy Lies
3. Sandy Botkin: Visa and MasterCard Fraud
4. Kyle Olson: New Union Attack Site: "Visitor uses the information provided herein at his/her own risk!"

UAW Cries Foul at Moment of Reckoning

Friday, February 14, 2014 must have felt more like a "Friday the 13th" to the UAW. An aggressive campaign supported by the powerful I.G. Metall German Union, Volkswagen corporate offices in Germany, and reminiscent of the SEIU’s Death by a Thousand Cuts campaign against my company and our employees, was defeated as Volkswagen Workers in Chattanooga Reject Auto Workers Union! Facing its day of reckoning, the UAW Asks Labor Board to Weigh New Vote at Tennessee VW Plant. The UAW is crying foul, asserting that comments made by a Tennessee Republican Senator, caused workers to vote against the UAW. Senator Bob Corker publicly stated that the UAW was in "a death spiral," and suggested that Volkswagen would move future work to other plants instead of Chattanooga if the union prevailed. Hypocritically, the UAW made no mention of the fact that on the day of the election, its "Defender in Chief," President Obama, blasted Corker and other local conservatives for "interfering." [more...]

The Ukrainian Crisis - Where the Real Tragedy Lies

The word "tragedy" normally conjures up the thought of something dreadful or deadly that strikes an individual or a group of people. In the case of the Ukrainian crisis, there is an important insight here. Indeed, large scale tragedies are terrible. Even more catastrophic, though, is leadership that does not know how to successfully respond to such events. The Russian occupation of the Crimea is a catastrophic event, a possible harbinger of scary developments that could threaten world peace. Nevertheless, Putin's thuggery could have been immediately stopped by a combined and determined Western counter reaction. However the “no response” of the Western leaders is a far greater tragedy, one from which there is seemingly no escape. More than whatever Putin did, it will go down as the ultimate cause of whatever bloodshed or world mayhem that may ensue as a result of these events. [more...]

Visa and MasterCard Fraud

SCAM ALERT: This one is pretty slick and is the latest scam dealing primarily with Visa and MasterCard fraud. It is slick because they provide you with all the information except the one piece that they really want. It is worth reading, and YOU SHOULD SHARE THIS WITH ALL OF YOUR FRIENDS, FAMILY MEMBERS AND FACEBOOK FRIENDS. NOTE: The real Visa and MasterCard security will NEVER ask for anything on the card as they already know the information since they issued the card. What is remarkable about this is that I just got a call where they used a word-for-word repeat of this scam. In my case, they told me that someone charged $3,097 for a plane ticket to Spain.  Pass this information on and share it with everyone. [more...]

New Union Attack Site: "Visitor uses the information provided herein at his/her own risk!"

Another day, another union attack on school choice. And the purveyors don’t even have the guts to stand behind it!  It comes in the form of a slick new Web site: “Cashing in on Kids,” which apparently is a joint project between the American Federation of Teachers and a group called In the Public Trust. The disclaimer at the bottom seeks to distance the union from any sort of liability for what’s contained on the site. “In the Public Interest and the American Federation of Teachers make no warranties, either express or implied, concerning the information contained on or linked from The visitor uses the information provided herein at his/her own risk,” reads the disclaimer. [more...]

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Is this the IRS Scandal's Smoking Gun?

IRS official Lois Lerner has agreed to testify in front of Congress today. Still, the media and Republicans in Congress are missing the larger picture. On Wednesday they shouldn't just ask Lerner about the targeting of Tea Party groups; they should also ask her about the targeting of individual critics of Obama, like me.

This scandal is much bigger than Tea Party groups. It is a widespread criminal conspiracy to attack, punish and silence Obama's critics and political opposition. The second of Nixon's Articles of Impeachment was for the crime of using the IRS to punish his political opponents. Don't look now, but we've got another Nixon in the White House. The difference is that Barack Obama's IRS scandal makes Richard Nixon look like a minor league rookie.

Tea Parties are just one part of this widespread conspiracy. I was personally targeted along with many others including Dr. Benjamin Carson; former GOP Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell; a stage 4 terminal cancer victim (after appearing on Fox News); conservative filmmakers like Jerry Mullen (Dinesh D’Souza's partner) and Joel Gilbert; Christian minister, Billy Graham; Catherine Engelbrecht, who was targeted over 15 times by the IRS and other government agencies after founding her Tea Party; and numerous prominent GOP donors. [more...]

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

3-4-14 Excellent Guests for Your Show

1. Dr. Larry Kawa: My True Obamacare Horror Story
2. Joseph Klein: Obama's Cold War Denial
3. Sandy Botkin: The Impersonation of Charitable Organizations
4. Joe Messina: Where has American Gone?
5. John LeBoutillier: Obama's Response to the Invasion of the Ukraine, the IRS Scandal and the "Disappointing" Obama Presidency

My True Obamacare Horror Story

I’ve always thought that most members of Congress were out of touch and had no sense of reality whatsoever. There's a reason why members of Congress have their lowest approval ratings in the history of our nation. That reason is Senator Harry Reid. He is so out of touch that he had the nerve to stand up in front of the U.S. Senate and declare that every single Obamacare horror story is false. I could understand if he thought that conservative media was driving negative Obamacare press, but declaring any American to have anything negative to say about Obamacare a liar is the very reason the American people hate Congress and Senators like Reid. Senator Reid, my name is Dr. Larry Kawa and I am not a liar. I am an American business owner who has suffered personal injury as a result of Obamacare and its implementation, and I'm not the only one. [more...]

Obama's Cold War Denial

President Obama was AWOL on Saturday when his national security team met to discuss the rapidly unfolding events in Ukraine, including Russia's expanded military presence in the Crimea portion of Ukraine. Only a day before, President Obama had warned Russia that there would be "costs" if it violated Ukraine's sovereignty. Saturday morning, Russian President Vladimir Putin gave his answer: He thumbed his nose at Obama. Once again, the Obama administration's vaunted button to "re-set" relations with Russia in a more positive direction has blown up in its face, as Putin continues to play by the rules of realpolitik while Obama flounders. This detached president did not even attend a key national security meeting called to figure out how to best deal with Putin's latest maneuvers. [more...]

The Impersonation of Charitable Organizations

A long-standing dirty tax scam is the impersonation of charitable organizations. Following major disasters, it is very common for scam artists to impersonate charities to get money or private information from well-intentioned people. Usually they contact you by telephone or e-mail to solicit money or financial information. They might even contact disaster victims directly and claim to be working for the charity in order to "help" them file a casualty loss and get a tax refund. They will also use bogus Web sites. Be wary of charities that are similar or familiar to known organizations. What should you do in order to avoid being scammed? [more...]

Where has American Gone?

America is getting harder and harder to find. Some schools have stopped saying the pledge of allegiance because it's too divisive or it takes too much time. Then there was the young boy who was told he couldn't have an American flag on his bike on school grounds because of safety concerns. What low-IQ administrator came up with that one? In some school districts, Bibles can't be handed out on the sidewalk in front of schools because it's too close to blurring the separation of church and state clause. (Good luck finding that one in the Constitution!) Then there was the young man who dared to give out copies of the Constitution on a college campus. He was awarded $50,000 of your taxpayer money (not to mention taxpayer money wasted on the salaries of all those who were involved from the school administrators to the security guard to the campus attorneys) because his rights to free speech were infringed upon! [more...]

NOTE: Joe Messina will be broadcasting and interviewing from C-PAC on Friday and Saturday. He is willing to drop/record interviews for your show.

Obama's Response to the Invasion of the Ukraine, the IRS Scandal and the "Disappointing" Obama Presidency

On this week's POLITICAL INSIDERS, we explored the Obama Administration's so-far tepid response to the Russian invasion of the Crimea; the CBS poll which found 59% of the American people who are "disappointed" in the Obama Presidency; the seemingly-inept investigation of the IRS scandal; and Harry Reid's "Big Lie" about the widespread problems with Obamacare. Watch our shows here: Sunday Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Monday on the Dot Com. [more...]

Monday, March 3, 2014

Hollywood Visual Effects Artists Protest the Academy Awards

Viewers tuning in to the television programming leading up to the 86th Annual Academy Awards ceremony may have noticed unusual activity that was taking place alongside the red carpet. Numerous people carrying signs of a significant shade of green had set up a picket line and were engaged in a full-fledged Oscar protest.

The color green in Hollywood typically means that an issue has some kind of environmental connection, but not in this instance. The signs displayed by this particular group were meant to invoke the "green screen," which is a Hollywood technologically related mainstay used in the creation of modern digital special effects for cinema.

The protestors were, in fact, visual effects (VFX) professionals who were staging a demonstration in order to draw media attention to their unusual plight. The artists are concerned, as well they should be, that the VFX industry, which was created and honed in America, is disappearing within our borders and relocating to foreign countries that are offering generous tax subsidies to Hollywood studios. [more...]