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June 26, 2013
JOHN FUND Chief Justice John Roberts has done it again. His twisted reasoning in last year's Obamacare ruling wasn't the only unpleasant surprise he's sprung on supporters of the rule of law.... (more)


June 26, 2013
JIM SIMPSON On Monday, June 24, 2013, the U.S. Senate passed a cloture motion (which ends debate) on the Schumer-Corker-Hoeven Amendment to the Gang of Eight's horrifying illegal alien amnesty bill -- mislabeled "immigration reform."... (more)


June 26, 2013
VICTOR DAVIS HANSON By a.d. 200, the Roman Republic was a distant memory. Few citizens of the global Roman Empire even knew of their illustrious ancestors like Scipio or Cicero. Millions no longer spoke Latin. Italian emperors were a rarity. There were no national elections.... (more)


June 26, 2013
WASHINGTON FREE BEACON Intelligence agencies in China and Russia gained access to highly classified U.S. intelligence and military information contained on electronic media held by renegade former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden, according to U.S. officials.... (more)


June 26, 2013
NEWSMAX Texas Governor Rick Perry called the state legislature back into session July 1 to give lawmakers another chance to approve a measure that might close most of the state's abortion clinics.... (more)


June 26, 2013
PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY Under the media's radar, Obama has been aggressively promoting one of his fiscally extravagant projects announced in his 2013 State of the Union Address: "preschool available to every single child in America." The plan for the federal government to take over the care of preschool children, a longtime goal of the feminists that used to be called universal child care, is now (probably to sound academic) called Pre-K.... (more)


June 26, 2013
WASHINGTON TIMES Liberals are trying every tool at their disposal this year to go after guns. They have failed on Capitol Hill to restrict the Second Amendment, so they are moving through the states to enact their agenda.... (more)


June 26, 2013
CLIFF KINCAID Some in the media are aghast that NBC's David Gregory asked Glenn Greenwald a perfectly reasonable question on Meet the Press: "To the extent that you have aided and abetted [NSA leaker Edward] Snowden, even in his current movements, why shouldn't you, Mr. Greenwald, be charged with a crime?"... (more)


June 26, 2013
NEWSMAX Edward Snowden, the confessed leaker of the National Security Agency's top-secret phone and Internet surveillance program, says he took his consulting job specifically to gain access to the agency's surveillance activities.... (more)


June 26, 2013
WASHINGTON TIMES The Pentagon on Tuesday toasted gays in the military, with a top adviser to President Obama declaring the country is "safer" now that they may serve openly in the ranks.... (more)


June 26, 2013
THE HILL President Obama angrily blasted climate change skeptics during his energy policy speech Tuesday at Georgetown University, saying he lacked "patience for anyone who denies that this problem is real."... (more)


June 26, 2013
WASHINGTON TIMES President Obama on Tuesday used a hyped speech on climate change to signal -- with a wink and a nod -- that he's likely to approve the $7 billion Keystone XL oil sands pipeline.... (more)


June 26, 2013
WASHINGTON EXAMINER Republicans wasted little time in stepping up attacks on President Obama's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday after Obama announced new climate-change restrictions.... (more)


June 26, 2013
WND In a decision that returns power to states, a split U.S. Supreme Court struck down parts of the landmark 1965 Voting Rights Act, which was enacted to stop Jim Crow-era practices that hindered blacks from voting.... (more)


June 26, 2013
JOHN FUND The Supreme Court's decision today to overturn a small part of the 1965 Voting Rights Act is actually a victory for civil rights. As the court noted, what made sense both in moral and practical terms almost a half century ago has to be approached anew.... (more)


June 26, 2013
MICHELLE MALKIN Meet Ryan Patrick Winkler. He's a 37-year-old liberal Minnesota state legislator with a B.A. in history from Harvard University and a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School. He's also a coward, a bigot, a liar, and a textbook example of plantation progressivism.... (more)


June 25, 2013
NEWSMAX Four State Department officials have been subpoenaed in the ongoing investigation into last year's terror attack on the Benghazi diplomatic post, with Rep. Darrell Issa saying the department was stalling on allowing them to be interviewed.... (more)


June 24, 2013
WES VERNON We have noted in this space the unlovely governmental practice of covering up scandals that are politically embarrassing, with the truth to emerge years or decades hence. Future generations learn about them, as the investigators of that day expose long-ago mysteries. Since the newly discovered information reflects badly on the deceased perpetrators, their latter-day defenders throw a temper tantrum at any exposure of the truth.... (more)


June 24, 2013
ALAN KEYES GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham says that his party is "in a demographic death spiral...and the only way we can get back in good graces with the Hispanic community, in my view, is pass comprehensive immigration reform." Pat Buchanan recently made the same point in more explicitly racialist terms: "[T]he existential crisis of the GOP...is demography.... 'White Numbers Shrink,' was the headline on the lead story in USA Today. 'More Whites Dying than being born,' blared the Wall Street Journal.... The demographic winter of white America is at hand."... (more)


June 24, 2013
CLIFF KINCAID Those who claimed NSA traitor Edward Snowden was a patriot or hero have egg all over their faces, as the former NSA contract worker has fled from China to Russia and now faces espionage charges that could possibly bring the death penalty.... (more)


June 24, 2013
THE HILL Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), an outspoken critic of the Senate immigration reform bill, predicted Sunday that GOP opposition to the measure will grow as lawmakers learn more of its details.... (more)


June 24, 2013
BREITBART Legendary Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward criticized the "Gang of Eight" immigration bill process, and the new rush to pass the repackaged bill with the amendment from Sens. Bob Corker (R-TN) and John Hoeven (R-ND), on Fox News Sunday.... (more)


June 24, 2013
NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE In the winter of 2010, Virginia national Republican committeeman Morton Blackwell, president of the Leadership Institute and key conservative power broker, stared down 50 of his friends on behalf of Marco Rubio. "I asked them to raise their hands," Blackwell recounts. Did they think Rubio's primary campaign against the liberal Republican Charlie Crist was one of the most important Senate races of the year? Yes.... (more)


June 24, 2013
WASHINGTON EXAMINER President Obama in a video released by the White House on Saturday announced that he would release his much-anticipated plan to combat climate change Tuesday, looking to press forward on a second-term promise to significantly reduce carbon emissions.... (more)


June 24, 2013
DAILYCALLER When asked what gives her hope, Becky Gerritson choked up. Her voice faltering and breaking with emotion, she answered, "The American people" before her emotions got the better of her.... (more)