News links for Wednesday, April 9

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Starting today, we will provide daily links to other content our authors have written just in case you haven’t seen them.  The links will be updated throughout the day as we get them.


GOP Rep. suggests Eric Holder be in jail instead of testifying

On Tuesday, Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, suggested that Attorney General Eric Holder be in jail for ignoring congressional subpoenas instead of testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, the Daily Caller reported.

“I’m committed to maintaining the constitutional balance of power and the authority this branch, this legislative branch, has,” he said. “And I just don’t think it’s appropriate that Mr. Holder be here.”

Nevada rancher says gov’t using military gear in effort to steal cattle, freedom

Cliven Bundy, the last rancher in Clark County, Nev., says that agents of the federal government are using equipment that would be issued to soldiers in an effort to take his cattle and ultimately prove they have unlimited power over average Americans, the Washington Free Beacon reported Tuesday.

“They’re carrying the same things a soldier would,” he told the Free Beacon. “Automatic weapons, sniper rifles, top communication, top surveillance equipment, lots of vehicles. It’s heavy soldier type equipment.”

Operation American Spring delivering docs calling for impeachment, resignations

Starting Tuesday morning, members of both houses of Congress began receiving copies of documents demanding the resignations of six top government officials for violating their oath of office from members of Operation American Spring, the group said in a press release emailed to Examiner.com Wednesday.

The documents also include articles of impeachment against President Obama for what the group calls high crimes against the state.

More to be added as needed.

Joe Newby

A 10-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, Joe ran for a city council position in Riverside, Calif., in 1991 and managed successful campaigns for the Idaho state legislature. Co-author of "Banned: How Facebook enables militant Islamic jihad," Joe wrote for Examiner.com from 2010 until it closed in 2016 and his work has been published at Newsbusters, Spokane Faith and Values and other sites. He now runs the Conservative Firing Line.

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