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October 20, 2013
TOM TANCREDO Leave it to the Republican Party to turn the Obamacare train wreck into a Republican fiasco. That takes real imagination and crafty leadership. But, hey -- it's all in a day's work for Mitch McConnell and John Boehner.... (more)


October 20, 2013
ERNEST ISTOOK This is Obama's Nirvana! The new budget deal passed by the government this week breaks an enormous promise to the public, destroys long-time safeguards over spending, and grants the President almost total control over the full faith and credit of the United States.... (more)


October 19, 2013
CLIFF KINCAID While the public's attention has been focused on the battles between the White House and Congress, the race for mayor has been unfolding in New York City, with national implications. In the city of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the Obama-backed "progressive" Democratic frontrunner is promising to close down New York Police Department surveillance of radical Muslims and replace Police Commissioner Ray Kelly.... (more)


October 19, 2013
JOSEPH FARAH Dear Lord: Sixteen years ago when I founded WND with my wife, Elizabeth, as the first independent Internet news service -- one unattached to an existing media company peddling newspapers or TV commercial time -- I knew our country was facing serious crises.... (more)


October 19, 2013
ANDREW C. MCCARTHY In considering the Republican retreat that ended the partial government shutdown, funded Obamacare, and unconditionally extended more credit on Uncle Sam's tapped-out credit card, my friend Jonah Goldberg argues that we should be more understanding of Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell's predicament.... (more)


October 19, 2013
JIM DEMINT Now that the government shutdown has ended and the president has preserved ObamaCare for the time being, it's worth explaining why my organization, the Heritage Foundation, and other conservatives chose this moment to fight--and why we will continue to fight. The reason is simple: to protect the American people from the harmful effects of this law.... (more)


October 19, 2013
PATRICK J. BUCHANAN "We told you you would lose!" wail the Beltway bundlers of the Republican establishment. "We told you you would lose!" moan neoconservative columnists from their privileged perches on the op-ed pages of the Beltway press.... (more)


October 19, 2013
WASHINGTON TIMES The hits just keep on coming with Obamacare enrollee tales of disaster, with the latest joke that more people have actually completed an online application to journey to Mars than successfully signed into the White House's websites for health reform exchanges.... (more)


October 19, 2013
WORLDNETDAILY President Obama won the shutdown showdown and now has the upper hand in advancing his legislative agenda, declare the mainstream media with virtual unanimity. But House Republicans appear to be in no mood to concede the war.... (more)


October 19, 2013
LARRY ELDER Guy walks into a restaurant. Says to the waitress, "I'd like some scrambled eggs and some kind words." She brings the eggs. The guy smiles, "Now how about the kind words?" Waitress whispers, "Don't eat the eggs."... (more)


October 19, 2013
MICHELLE MALKIN As an outspoken critic of the federal academic standards scheme known as Common Core, I'd like to offer some friendly advice to opponents. Stop insulting. Stop digging. Stop projecting. Start listening.... (more)


October 17, 2013
BRYAN FISCHER There was a movie from the 1980s called "Eddie and the Cruisers," about the mysterious disappearance of an up-and-coming rock band. Well, the future of the conservative movement is now in the hands of a new band, "Teddie and the Cruzers." And they are going to rock the house. And the House. And the Senate. And the White House... (more)


October 17, 2013
FRED HUTCHISON, RA ANALYST In 1920, Edith Wharton wrote The Age of Innocence, which was about the high society of Old New York in the 1870's. She borrowed from the wisdom of the past to understand and critique the follies of her own generation... (more)


October 17, 2013
CLIFF KINCAID Famous Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh is turning his attention to the Obama administration. He told a left-wing conference over the weekend that the administration is using the NSA on a regular basis against government officials talking to the press. "If they want to, the government is capable of tracking any of us anytime, anyplace," he said.... (more)


October 17, 2013
WASHINGTON TIMES No regrets. So say the band of House conservatives who led the fight to defund Obamacare in a spending battle that shuttered the government for two weeks and threatened a default on the nation's debt.... (more)


October 17, 2013
WFPL A proposal to end the government shutdown and avoid default orchestrated by Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and Democratic Leader Harry Reid includes a nearly $3 billion earmark for a Kentucky project.... (more)


October 17, 2013
HERITAGE.ORG To hear Senators Harry Reid (D-NV) and Mitch McConnell (R-KY) tell it, America's long national nightmare is over. Except...it's not.... (more)


October 17, 2013
GLENNBECK.COM The Senate approved a debt ceiling compromise last night. The deal, which was drawn up by Senate leaders including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), funds the government through January 15 and allows the Treasury to borrow normally through at least February. The measure passed the Senate 81-18, with the 18 "no" votes coming exclusively from Republicans.... (more)


October 17, 2013
WASHINGTON TIMES A new theory from author Ed Klein -- who previously penned "The Amateur," about President Obama's White House leadership -- suggests that senior adviser Valerie B. Jarrett orchestrated the chief executive's strategies in the government shutdown.... (more)


October 17, 2013
WASHINGTON TIMES "The fact that we are here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the U.S. government can't pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our government's reckless fiscal policies... (more)


October 17, 2013
WASHINGTON EXAMINER The U.S. debt, which has jumped 55 percent under President Obama, is now so high that if working Americans had to pay their full share, the bill would be over $123,000, according to a new Harvard University Institute of Politics study of the nation's empty bank accounts.... (more)


October 17, 2013
WORLDNETDAILY Rush Limbaugh, the leading conservative voice in America, is scorching the Republican Party as an irrelevant disaster which has apparently made a decision "not to exist." "I was trying to think earlier today if ever in my life I could remember any major political party being so irrelevant," the top-rated radio host said Wednesday on his national broadcast.... (more)


October 17, 2013
JOSEPH FARAH Only in Washington would a decision to continue borrowing trillions of dollars endlessly to pay for programs that are useless, counterproductive and unconstitutional be considered a bipartisan compromise worth celebrating. This is dysfunctional government at its worst.... (more)


October 17, 2013
BRYAN FISCHER As Todd Starnes reported on the Fox News website, the United States military is falsely accusing the American Family Association of being a hate group.... (more)


October 17, 2013
NEW YORK POST When the old Sandy Hook Elementary School is demolished, building materials will be pulverized on site and metal will be taken away and melted down in an effort to eliminate nearly every trace of the building where a gunman killed 26 people last December.... (more)