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January 14, 2013
WASHINGTON TIMES Anti-gun politicians are wasting no time while the Newtown, Conn., school shootings are still fresh in Americans' minds. The White House task force on gun violence will issue recommendations on Tuesday, and Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. said President Obama might bypass Congress and implement unpopular gun-control measure through executive orders... (more)


January 14, 2013
JOAN SWIRSKY, RA ANALYST When Sandy hit, my husband Steve and daughter Karen and I spent day after day after day freezing in our ordinarily-cozy home, unable even to leave the premises, as police tape cordoned off every means of egress to protect all the shivering residents of our block from the massive trees that had blown over like toothpicks and the downed wires that were strewn all over the place like spaghetti gone wild... (more)


January 14, 2013
BLOOMBERG President Barack Obama plans to push for a comprehensive immigration plan that includes a legislative solution to issues such as undocumented immigrants, according to administration officials... (more)


January 14, 2013
NEWSMAX U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is developing a wide-ranging immigration reform plan -- including steps to give more than 12 million illegals currently in the U.S. legal status -- in an effort to seize the initiative on a contentious issue that polls show is hurting the Republican Party with the nation's rapidly growing Hispanic population... (more)


January 14, 2013
TIMOTHY P. CARNEY Jack Lew, President Obama's nominee for treasury secretary, is a revolving-door K Streeter and Wall Streeter who pocketed a near-million-dollar bonus from Citibank three months after taxpayers bailed out the failed financial titan... (more)


January 14, 2013
JOHN FUND January 9 marked what would have been Richard Nixon's 100th birthday and reignited an old debate among conservatives. Some view him as an underappreciated statesman who is a victim of a liberal double standard. Conrad Black proclaimed in a 2011piece on NRO that Nixon was "halfway to Mount Rushmore."... (more)


January 14, 2013
ASSOCIATED PRESS Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is convinced that a lone gunman wasn't solely responsible for the assassination of his uncle, President John F. Kennedy, and said his father believed the Warren Commission report was a "shoddy piece of craftsmanship."... (more)


January 14, 2013
HUMAN EVENTS Most taxpayers found a significant chunk of change missing from their recent paycheck thanks to a last-minute congressional scramble to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff, but for many alternative energy companies the deal was a tax break bonanza that will cost the federal government $18 billion in lost revenues over the next decade... (more)


January 12, 2013
JOSEPH FARAH Maybe you're wondering what I am doing in Israel. I'll have more on that when I get back. But let's just say I'm doing a lot of thinking about God. You almost can't help it when your feet touch down in Jerusalem... (more)


January 12, 2013
WORLDNETDAILY Despite campaign statements calculated to make Barack Obama sound sympathetic to the Constitution's Second Amendment, his history reveals another attitude. Critics of Obama say he simply hates guns... (more)


January 12, 2013
ASSOCIATED PRESS Since the elementary school massacre in her hometown, Sarah Findley has found herself driving by her children's schools in Newtown, checking to make sure police are still stationed outside... (more)


January 12, 2013
ASSOCIATED PRESS Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst called Friday for state-funded, specialized firearms training for teachers and administrators to guard against school shootings... (more)


January 12, 2013
REAL CLEAR POLITICS MARK LEVIN: You know folks, I'll be honest with you. I just told a friend of mine -- even though I sit behind this microphone and I try to be civil and so forth -- I can barely contain my fury about what's going on in this country... (more)


January 12, 2013
WORLDNETDAILY A ruling from the Alabama Supreme Court has concluded that a reference in state law that prevents exposing children to dangerous chemicals also protects an unborn child... (more)


January 12, 2013
FOX NEWS Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli said on a radio program Wednesday that going to jail may be an effective way to protest a mandate tied to ObamaCare that requires employers to provide contraceptive coverage... (more)


January 12, 2013
FOX NEWS Gabriella Hoffman's paycheck is a little lighter today, thanks to a payroll tax increase that is forcing millions of Americans to make the kind of tough budget cuts their representatives in Washington lawmakers seem unwilling to tackle... (more)


January 12, 2013
MICHELLE MALKIN From New York to New Mexico and across the dependent plains, welfare recipients are getting sauced on the public dime. Drunk, besotted, bombed. But while politicians pay lip service to cutting government waste, fraud and abuse, they're doing very little in practice to stop the EBT party excesses. Where's the compassion for taxpayers?... (more)


January 10, 2013
ALAN KEYES "So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself -- nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance." (President Franklin Roosevelt's First Inaugural Address)... (more)


January 10, 2013
FRED HUTCHISON, RA ANALYST Those who believe that man has an innate nature and design generally oppose abortion, euthanasia, assisted suicide, stem-cell research, and cloning, because these things are contrary to nature and the value of life... (more)


January 10, 2013
WEEKLY STANDARD Vice President Joe Biden revealed that President Barack Obama might use an executive order to deal with guns. "The president is going to act," said Biden, giving some comments to the press before a meeting with victims of gun violence. "There are executive orders, there's executive action that can be taken... (more)


January 10, 2013
POLITICKER National Rifle Association President David Keene gave a rare post-Newtown interview on the Brooklyn GOP Radio podcast this evening in which he responded to Governor Andrew Cuomo's vow to bring New York some of the "toughest" gun control laws in the country. Mr. Keene began by taking issue with Governor Cuomo's prediction that other states would follow New York's example and pass similar laws... (more)


January 10, 2013
JOSEPH FARAH Sometimes you have to get away from your country for a little while to get a little perspective on what's happening. While I spend a little time this week in the center of the world, I can't help but think about the fate of my country. With practically all debate and discussion in the U.S. dominated by the recent election, guns, money and liberty, I have found four quotes from historical figures that, I believe, explain the throes of freedom's extinction facing America... (more)


January 10, 2013
ASSOCIATED PRESS Officials in a small Utah town want to make sure every head of household has a firearm and knows how to use it, and they want to give school teachers training with guns too. Spring City Councilman Neil Sorensen first proposed an ordinance requiring a gun in every household in the town of 1,000... (more)


January 10, 2013
WORLDNETDAILY While concern has mounted that former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel's nomination to be secretary of defense should be blocked because of past expressed hostility for Israel, little attention has been given to CIA-nominee John Brennan's view of Islam... (more)


January 10, 2013
PAUL A. BYRNE, M.D. Life on earth continues until true death. Prior to the desire to get organs for transplantation, no one was declared dead with a beating heart, circulation, or breathing. Every organ for transplantation is taken from a living person. Would anyone with common sense believe that a cadaver, a dead body, would have organs that could be transplanted?... (more)