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February 6, 2016
LEO HOHMANN — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is planning to cut 50 percent of the budget for aerial surveillance along the U.S.-Mexico border, agents revealed at a congressional hearing Thursday.... (more)


February 6, 2016
NEWSMAX — Twitter says it has suspended more than 125,000 accounts for promoting or threatening terrorism since last summer. In a blog post on its site, the social media company says it's "horrified" by violent extremism, like the shooting in San Bernardino, Calif. by husband-and-wife Islamic State supporters and the ISIS attacks in Paris, saying Twitter rules "make clear" posts promoting terror are banned.... (more)


February 6, 2016
FOX NEWS — Two Republican lawmakers introduced a bill Thursday requiring women to register for the draft -- in a move meant to take the decision out of the hands of the military so it can be debated in Congress.... (more)


February 5, 2016
WASHINGTON TIMES — A federal appeals court challenged the legality of Maryland's assault weapon and high-capacity magazine ban on Thursday, saying the law infringes on the Second Amendment's right to bear arms. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, in a 2-1 ruling, ordered the original district judge to use stricter constitutional standards in reconsidering an earlier decision that upheld the ban.... (more)


February 5, 2016
ANDREW C. MCCARTHY — Politico reports that Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) has given the go-ahead to House Oversight Committee chairman Jason Chaffetz (R., Utah) to investigate the lack of executive branch compliance with the recordkeeping and records-production provisions of the Federal Records Act (FRA) and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).... (more)


February 5, 2016
BOB UNRUH — The lawyer who brought the first legal challenge to the brand-new gun limits announced by President Obama last month now is asking a judge for a quick ruling, insisting there's really nothing to argue over.... (more)


February 5, 2016
WORLDNETDAILY — Few Americans can say they know what it's like to escape from a firing squad. But Rafael Cruz, father of GOP presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, can recall when as a young man he was arrested and accused of taking part in Fidel Castro's insurgency against Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista.... (more)


February 5, 2016
NEWSMAX — U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Thursday planned to eliminate 50 staff positions, or nearly half his staff, in a major downsizing of his flagging campaign, The Washington Post reported.... (more)


February 5, 2016
LEO HOHMANN — Jeb Bush found himself in the awkward position of having to answer for his father's legendary statements on the need to create a "new world order."... (more)


February 5, 2016
DOUGLAS ERNST — Talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh wants to know why President Obama became a Christian when his public comments indicate he is mesmerized by the Islamic faith.... (more)


February 5, 2016
REUTERS — Germany's domestic intelligence agency (BfV) has received more than 100 tip-offs that there are Islamic State fighters among the refugees currently staying in Germany, Berliner Zeitung newspaper cited the agency's chief as saying.... (more)


February 5, 2016
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — In a shocking reversal of policy, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are being told to release illegal immigrants and no longer order them to appear at deportation hearings, essentially a license to stay in the United States, a key agent testified Thursday.... (more)


February 5, 2016
NEWSMAX — President Barack Obama wants oil companies to pay a $10 tax for every barrel of oil to help fund investments in clean transportation.... (more)


February 5, 2016
NEWSMAX — Saudi Arabia is willing to send ground troops to Syria to fight Islamic State if the U.S.-led coalition agrees, the Associated Press reported on Thursday, citing the Saudi military spokesman.... (more)


February 5, 2016
NEWSMAX — Bill Cosby "will have to face the fact that this case is going to proceed," famed attorney Gloria Allred told Newsmax TV on Thursday after a Pennsylvania judge voided a prosecutor's 2005 decision granting the comedian immunity in a sex-assault case.... (more)


February 4, 2016
NEWSMAX — Former Democratic president Jimmy Carter said Wednesday that he would choose Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination over Ted Cruz.... (more)


February 4, 2016
NEWSMAX — Donald Trump's insulting tirades have become something to expect after the GOP presidential front-runner doesn't get his way, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz tells Newsmax TV.... (more)


February 4, 2016
BREITBART — Thursday in an appearance on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," former Sen. Rick Santorum, who dropped his bid for the Republican presidential nomination on Wednesday, was asked to name any accomplishments of Sen. Marco Rubio, the candidate he endorsed upon departing the race.... (more)


February 4, 2016
CLIFF KINCAID — Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and his supporters have been attacking the "corporate media" for not paying enough favorable attention to his "democratic socialist" campaign. But Sanders has his own "alternative media" outlets prepared to give him serious time and attention. They are led by Russia Today (RT), the anti-American propaganda channel funded by Vladimir Putin's regime.... (more)


February 4, 2016
ANDREW C. MCCARTHY — The latest revelations regarding Hillary Clinton's mishandling of classified information are stunning. For example, several of the former secretary of state's "private" emails contain national-defense information so sensitive that it is classified at the highest levels.... (more)


February 4, 2016
NEWSMAX — The Rev. Franklin Graham Wednesday lashed out at President Barack Obama's visit to a mosque, saying on Facebook that "the foundations of this nation have nothing to do with Islam."... (more)


February 4, 2016
CHELSEA SCHILLING — What's so exceptional about America? In a debate Wednesday evening with leftist radical Bill Ayers, conservative bestselling author and documentary filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza answered just that question.... (more)


February 4, 2016
NEWSMAX — More than 2.5 million gun background checks were performed in January, a record for the month, according to FBI statistics. The number was lower than the 3.3 million all-time record set in December, but the most for the month of January in any year since the checks began in late 1998.... (more)


February 3, 2016
CLIFF KINCAID — With the presidential race the focus of most of the media attention, a major division among Senate Republicans over so-called "criminal justice reform" has gotten little attention. But the liberal media are now beginning to notice that conservatives are mounting a campaign to stop a piece of legislation that has been advertised as a major part of President Obama's left-wing legacy.... (more)


February 3, 2016
GREG COROMBOS — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, won the Iowa Republican caucuses thanks to an unparalleled turnout machine and an adherence to principle that won over voters in a state reliant on big government programs, according to former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, a fierce Cruz ally.... (more)