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Ernest Istook

Ernest Istook

Ernest Istook is a former Republican congressman from Oklahoma. Listen to Ernest's broadcasts online at Washington Times Radio. Get his free email newsletter by signing up at eepurl.com/JPojD

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This March 25, 2013 photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows Alton Nolen, of Moore, Okla. Prison records indicate that Nolen, the suspect in the beheading of a co-worker at an Oklahoma food processing plant Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, had spent time in prison and was on probation for assaulting a police officer. (AP Photo/Oklahoma Department of Corrections)

Will Obama, Holder cause more beheadings in America?

President Obama plans massive clemency edicts that may free radical Islamists from prison more quickly and put them on America’s streets. Thousands of early releases are planned as soon as the Justice Department finishes processing the paperwork.How many will be like Alton Nolen?

Will Taco Tuesday penalty on California campus also kill Halloween?

Wearing traditional Mexican garb for Taco Tuesday earned a near death penalty for a sorority at California State University, Fullerton. It was “grotesquely inappropriate,” the dean of students decreed. Nothing said at the event offended the school’s draconian speech code, so the policy was expanded to cover clothing.

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A man stands in the street during a protest Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo. Brown's shooting has sparked more than a week of protests, riots and looting in the St. Louis suburb. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Holder and Obama must enforce the Anti-Riot Act against agitators now

The rioting in Ferguson, Missouri, involves left-wing militants from across the country. It is not simply local unrest over the police shooting of Michael Brown. Out-of-state anarchists, Communists, Occupy movement members and other agitators are exploiting the situation to create chaos. That is their method for trying to bring down the American way of life that they detest.