Several speakers (potential candidates) established powerful credentials. Keep in mind seven other potential top tier candidates were not at the Summit. We’ll make your look at seven of those at the Summit easy and publish them here.

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Former Senator Rick Santorum knows his message and touches ordinary Americans right where they live. Do not write him off. Many, perhaps you, are going to hear him and follow him. There is no question that this good man, good husband and good father, he is a committed American patriot. But my good friend—call him David—is a good man, good husband and good father and he is absolutely an American patriot. I’d go wherever I needed and do whatever I needed to help him if I could. But I would never help him get the nomination for President. We have several people far better prepared to lead us in the restoration of our country and its government then Senator Santorum.

Senator Santorum deserves a hearing and he know how to get one. He will be around for awhile. Watch him recount how well he knows Iowa and how well Iowa knows him:

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Former Speaker Newt Gingrich may be America’s only elder statesman. In a letter released yesterday, Speaker Gingrich brought clarity and urgency to the existential issue of our time:

It’s simply extraordinary to have an administration that “questions the judgment” of Charlie Hebdo but calls Saudi tyrants “important partners in the fight against terrorism.” And to have a president who personally attends the funeral of an Islamist monarch but sends no senior officials to the Unity March in Paris or to the funeral of Margaret Thatcher (an authentic hero in the fight against totalitarianism).

You and I must actively deal with restoring America from the damage President Obama and those he empowers are wreaking on America. Speaker Gingrich’s letter is so very critically important, I have reprinted it here. Please set aside time to give it careful study and thought. It will help you in whatever role you find yourself in this battle for Liberty! Here’s the letter:

In deciding to skip the Unity March in Paris for a football game but cut short his trip to India to go to Saudi Arabia, President Obama chose tyranny over freedom.

His comments about the Saudi regime in advance of his trip confirmed the President’s priorities. As the Associated Press reports:

“Sometimes we need to balance our need to speak to them about human rights issues with immediate concerns we have in terms of counterterrorism or dealing with regional stability,” Obama said in a CNN interview aired while the president flew from New Delhi to Riyadh.

Although Obama will meet formally with the new king, Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, he suggested he would not be raising U.S. concerns about Saudi Arabia’s flogging of blogger Raif Badawi, who was convicted of insulting Islam and sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes.

His first flogging took place in early January in front of dozens of people in the Red Sea city of Jiddah, though a second round has been postponed after a doctor said his wounds from the first lashes had not yet healed.

You have to read these paragraphs several times to understand how committed the Obama Administration is to apologies and appeasement of Islamist tyranny.

The man sentenced to 1,000 lashes wrote a blog calling for a more open Saudi Arabia.

And the blogger is not an isolated example. Another human rights activist received a 15-year prison sentence last month. Two others are serving 15 year sentences, another blogger is serving an 11 year sentence, and a human rights lawyer is serving a ten year sentence.

As Diana West writes in her remarkable book American Betrayal, we have “new totalitarians who look to Mecca instead of Moscow.”

Maybe we should be grateful that First Lady Michelle Obama declined to wear a headscarf during her visit there. It was a tiny demonstration of freedom in a country where rape victims have been sentenced to 200 lashes for being alone in a car with a man who was not a relative.

The First Lady’s fashion choices aside, the modern left has strayed so far from the classical liberal commitment to a free society that they condemn irreverent cartoonists (victims of a terrorist massacre, no less) even while they praise a totalitarian regime as a powerful voice for tolerance, moderation and peace.

It’s simply extraordinary to have an administration that “questions the judgment” of Charlie Hebdo but calls Saudi tyrants “important partners in the fight against terrorism.” And to have a president who personally attends the funeral of an Islamist monarch but sends no senior officials to the Unity March in Paris or to the funeral of Margaret Thatcher (an authentic hero in the fight against totalitarianism).

We have an administration that offers too many apologies for Islamists and too weak a defense of freedom.


For at least thirteen years since 9/11, our elites in both parties have failed to take seriously the radical Islamist war against Western civilization. As I described in a speech in Iowa on Saturday, this is a danger we can no longer afford to ignore.

Clearly the current occupants of the White House have no intention of being honest about the threats we face. Congress can and should lead with hearings to present the facts, despite the administration’s apologies of and appeasement for those who would impose tyranny.

Your Friend,

It is important to make clear that I differ with the Speaker’s concluding sentence. Far from only apologizing for and appeasing “those who would impose tyranny,” President Obama’s commitment to “fundamentally transform” America makes him a visionary and organizer towards tyranny here and around the world.

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Several speakers (potential candidates) established powerful credentials. Keep in mind seven other potential top tier candidates were not at the Summit. We’ll make your look at seven of those at the Summit easy and publish them here.


Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina was absolutely profound. She is seeking the Presidency. But we would be profoundly blessed if she serves in any high office as we restore America. Here are some wonderful examples:

  • “… and I know that it is still true that it is only in the United States of America that a young woman can start as a secretary and become the Chief Executive Officer of the largest technology company in the world.”
  • “It is this hypocrisy in liberals that enrages me most.”
  • “I know from my own battle with cancer that sometimes the greatest blessings in life come from times of struggle and that the quality of life is measured in love.”
  • “We know that work brings dignity and family brings purpose and faith brings meaning to our lives.”
  • “I know Bibi Netanyahu and I know when he warns us that Iran is a threat to our nation and to his, we must listen.”

She can also throw a zinger and she can land it. “Like Hillary Clinton I have also traveled hundreds of thousands of miles around the world but unlike her, I have actually accomplished something.” Ms Fiorina may have extra motivation for that zinger. A spot on the Web called “Fire Andrea Mitchell” asks, “Did Hillary Clinton steal Book Cover design, title from Carly Fiorina?”

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Carly Fiorina surely has a steeper hill to climb than many other potential candidates. One of at least three reasons is, regrettably, simply because she is a woman. As a result of cancer diagnosed in 2009, like me, Ms. Fiorina has experienced the cancer trifecta of surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. If she does not make it to the Presidency, she would be powerfully effective in the Vice Presidency or several other key high offices. She is an extremely valuable American asset. You’ll love her speech to the Iowa Freedom Summit folks. Here it is:

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“Sharia Tribunals are coming to Texas – and probably soon to your state as well.”

By Pamela Geller, January 28, 2015

Breitbart Texas confirmed Tuesday that “an Islamic

Geller.1.29.2015Tribunal using Sharia law” is indeed operating in Texas. But not to worry: an attorney for the tribunal assures us that participation is “voluntary,” and one of the Sharia judges, Dr. Taher El-badawi, says it’s devoted only to “non-binding dispute resolution.”

This is how it starts. This is how it started in the United Kingdom. When Sharia courts were instituted there, Muslim and non-Muslim officials alike all assured the British public and the world that they would be voluntary, restricted to matters involving non-criminal matters, and subject to the British courts. Any areas in which British law and Sharia law conflicted would be referred not to the Sharia courts, but to the British courts.

That is not how it worked out. The Telegraph reported in August 2011 that “there are growing concerns” that the Sharia courts “are creating a parallel legal system — and one that is developing completely unchecked. The Independent stated in April 2012 “some Sharia law bodies have been misrepresented by the media as being transparent, voluntary and operating in accordance with human rights and equality legislation. This is not the case. Many Sharia law bodies rule on a range of disputes from domestic violence to child residence all of which should be dealt with by UK courts of law.” Instead, “they operate within a misogynist and patriarchal framework which is incompatible with UK legislation.”

And in July 2013, the BBC (of all places) announced a video expose of the Sharia courts:

A BBC Panorama Documentary goes undercover in one of the 85 sharia courts operating as a parallel legal system in the UK, uncovering the extensive abuse of women, refusal to grant divorces, charging of the woman but not the man for divorce proceedings, and even the taking away of the woman’s children, and rulings contrary to British law.

Now this is coming to Texas. Sharia judge El-badawi said this about the Islamic divorces his tribunal would be dealing with: “While participation in the tribunal is voluntary, a married couple cannot be considered divorced by the Islamic community unless it is granted by the tribunal.” He readily owned up to how sexist the process is: “The husband can request the divorce directly from the tribunal. The wife must go to an Imam who will request the divorce for her.”

Even worse, the UK’s Telegraph reported this about the Sharia courts in its August 2011 report:

After being beaten repeatedly by her husband — who had also threatened to kill her — Jameela turned to her local Sharia council in a desperate bid for a way out of her marriage…In an airless room in the bowels of the mosque, Jameela is asked to explain why she wants a divorce. She replies that her husband spends most of his time with his second wife — Islamic law allows men to have up to four wives — but complains he is abusive whenever he returns to her home.

Her request for a divorce was denied. “For the sake of the children, you must keep up the facade of cordial relations,” the Sharia judge told her. “The worst thing that can happen to a child is to see the father and mother quarreling.”

The Telegraph article adds ominously: “While a husband is not required to go through official channels to gain a divorce — being able to achieve this merely by uttering the word ‘talaq’ — Islamic law requires that the wife must persuade the judges to grant her a dissolution.” El-badawi sounds as if he is planning to set up the same system in Texas.

Will the Texas Sharia court also turns a blind eye to spousal abuse, like the British Sharia court that heard Jameela’s case, in accord with this Qur’anic directive? “Men are the managers of the affairs of women for that Allah has preferred in bounty one of them over another, and for that they have expended of their property. Righteous women are therefore obedient, guarding the secret for Allah’s guarding. And those you fear may be rebellious admonish; banish them to their couches, and beat them.” (Qur’an 4:34)

You think that couldn’t happen in Texas? When asked what he would do when Islamic law conflicted with American law, El-badawi said: “We follow Sharia law.”

The dehumanization and diminishment of women is universal in the Muslim world. Muslim women can’t go against what their husbands and Sharia judges decide, no matter how many times the Sharia courts insist that they’re “voluntary.” Above all, they can’t go against what Islam says.

These Sharia courts are vicious, misogynistic, and brutal. The host countries have no clue what goes on in these “tribunals.” They should be banned in Western nations. Instead, they’re coming to Texas – and probably soon to your state as well.

Pamela Geller is the President of the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), publisher of and author of The Post-American Presidency: The Obama Administration’s War on America and Stop the Islamization of America: A Practical Guide to the ResistanceFollow her on Twitter here. Like her on Facebook here.

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Several speakers (potential candidates) established powerful credentials. Keep in mind seven other potential top tier candidates were not at the Summit. We’ll make your look at seven of those at the Summit easy and publish them here. 


We begin today with Governor Walker. Readers of the Patriot’s Trumpet already know that Governor Walker is my early choice for President. The Freedom Summit gave Governor Walker a huge bump. The basic reason was the effectiveness and a acceptance as well as the substance. The second reason is that the successful proof of his ideas is being lived in Wisconsin. Perhaps first, as well as last, is that Governor Walker was judged the big winner by the whole range of conservative commentators from, ardent Romney (who was not there) supporter, Hugh Hewitt to radio talk show king Rush Limbaugh.

Governor Walker gave us a surprisingly intimate look into the experience for his family as well as himself with the viciousness of the Obama generated union thug shock troops sent into Wisconsin to intimidate and terrify. Here are a few memorable quotes:

  • Big government union bosses poured $10’s of millions into our State.
  • Most of all (during the recall) you prayed for us. Tonette and I could feel the power of those prayers. In the darkness of the days I can tell you what a difference it made to us.
  • The bigger challenge for us was all the death threats and the “visits” to our home. There were literally thousands of protesters in front of our home. My two sons were still going to high school. My parents were living at the time. My kids were targeted on face book.
  • More than just the ‘visits’ in front of our home were the death threats were just overwhelming.
  • Most of those threats were directed at me. But some of the worst were directed at my family. One that bothered me the most was one directed at me that said they were going to gut my wife like a deer.
  • The protesters tried to intimidate us but all they did was to remind me of how important it was to stand up in the first place.

Today I’m proud to tell you that, because of our reform, our boys are growing up in a State that is even better than the one we grew up in. Because we weren’t afraid to go big and to go bold for my sons and for their generation and for countless generations yet to be born they’re living in a state that’s on a better path. And people like the direction they’re heading. Maybe that’s why I’ve won the race for Governor three times in the last four years.

I think there is a powerful message to Republicans in Washington and around the Country. If you are not afraid to go big and go bold, you can actually get results! … And if you get the job done the voters will actually stand up with you.

Since I was elected Governor, we’ve cut taxes in Wisconsin, we reduced spending—we balanced the budget, we took the power away from the big government special interests and we put it firmly in the hands of the hard working taxpayers. That’s what we need more of in this great country. … If [his reforms] can work in a blue state like Wisconsin, they can work in any state in the country.

[Many people] don’t know about the common sense conservative agenda we’ve enacted in our State. Since I’ve governor we’ve passed prolife legislation and we’ve defunded Planned Parenthood. Since I’ve been governor we’ve pulled back on regulation of small businesses and family farms—I like to say we now enforce common sense instead of bureaucrat red tape. We’ve taken it beyond regulations. We’ve enacted legal reforms so that small businesses and farmer don’t have to deal with frivolous law suits. We’ve enacted legislation that allows for concealed carry and the castle doctrine so that law abiding citizens in our state can stand up and defend themselves and their families and their property. And we believe it’s important to protect the integrity of every vote cast so we require in our state, by law, a photo ID to vote.

Looking ahead as Republicans we need to make policies that promote and defend hard work in this country once again. We need to promote policies that open the door to opportunity for people to live their piece of the American dream.

I just want to end by telling you this, In America … it doesn’t matter what class you were born into, it doesn’t matter what your parents did for a living, in America the ultimate outcome is up to each of us individually.

Governor Walker closed with this promise: “I’m going to come back many more times in the future.”

Here is Governor Walker’s entire Freedom Summit speech which could prove to be historical:


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We’ll give you look at several speakers who are almost certain to run for President in the next several posts. Today listen to Former Speaker Newt Gingrich and Sarah Palin who was the keynote speaker. Don’t listen to the critics, she gave ‘em a stem-winder. Former Governor Palin first:

Speaker Gingrich came there to deliver a clear view of Islamic jihad and its growing threat to Western Civilization to all Republican activists. He delivered. Every group of core activists and Tea Parties should begin their study of this present existential threat with this presentation by a master. Here is your first chance:

ALERT: Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will be charged as a deserter. White house appears to be covering up.

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The saga continues—Obama’s direct interference in the upcoming Israeli election for Prime Minister

UPDATE 1/28/2015: President Obama’s Department of State has sent American taxpayer’s money to defeat Prime Minister Netanyahu. The money actually went to the Obama supporting left wing funder “ONe Voice.”

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Caroline Glick picked up on one article the Israeli left-wing paper Ha’aretz didn’t bother translating into English that details Obama’s involvement in the upcoming Israeli elections. A summary of the article is provided by IMRA (Independent Media Review & Analysis):

Haaretz reporter Roi Arad revealed in an article in the Hebrew edition today [January 26] that the foreign funded organization, “One Voice”, is bankrolling the V-2015 campaign to defeat Binyamin Netanyahu’s national camp in the March 2015 Knesset Elections.

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One indication of the generous financing is that it has now flown in a team of five American campaign experts (including Jeremy Bird, the Obama campaign’s national field director) who will run the campaign out of offices taking up the ground floor of a Tel Aviv office building.

V-2015 is careful not to support a specific party – rather “just not Bibi”. As such, the foreign funds pouring into the campaign are not subject to Israel’s campaign finance laws.

Glick commented via Facebook:

Obama won’t meet Benjamin Netanyahu – בנימין נתניהו in Washington when he addresses the Joint Houses of Congress in March because of Netanyahu’s visit’s proximity to the Israeli elections. And Obama, of course believes in protocol and propriety which is why he won’t get involved. No, he’s not getting involved at all. He’s just sending his 2012 field campaign manager to Israel to run a campaign to defeat Netanyahu. That’s all. No interference whatsoever.

The Israeli Left adores touting Netanyahu’s “interference” in American elections, specifically his expression of support for Mitt Romney in the 2012 campaign. When it comes to Israeli left-wing politics, there are simply things you just don’t do when you represent the center-right. It should come as no surprise then that Haaretz, known on this side of the globe for its freakish ability to generate anonymous White House sources that love talking about how much Obama hates Bibi (a shared talent among the Left) would conveniently forget to translate this little news item for their English-reading audience.

(Internal links PJ Media’s)

We can assume 18% of voters in American national elections are hard core leftists. That means 42,700,000 American voters made the greatest blunder in electoral history. It raises questions:

  • Have they learned?
  • Will they learn?
  • Is there time?
  • Add your own______!
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