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July 7, 2013
REUTERS Suspected Islamist gunmen killed 27 students and a teacher in a boarding school in the northeast Nigerian town of Potiskum on Saturday, a police source said.... (more)


July 7, 2013
THE HILL Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.) said he smells a "big, fat rat" in the Obama administration's delay on a key part of its healthcare bill.... (more)


July 7, 2013
TIMOTHY CARNEY President Obama's signature legislative achievement was simply a bad bit of legislating. The administration's decision to postpone the employer health insurance mandate is just the latest evidence that this law was poorly built.... (more)


July 6, 2013
NEWSMAX The Republican Party made a huge mistake not embracing the tea party in 2010, and it cost them in 2012, radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh said on his show Wednesday.... (more)


July 6, 2013
FOX NEWS After spending weeks dealing with the fallout from the IRS targeting scandal, Tea Party groups are starting to focus their energy on the immigration bill -- a development that could imperil President Obama's hopes for a speedy approval.... (more)


July 6, 2013
NEWSMAX American opinion is shifting against the actions of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, according to the results of a newly released poll, reports the Huffington Post.... (more)


July 6, 2013
WASHINGTON TIMES Our emails are read, our telephones are tapped and satellites keep track of where we go. This total information awareness should satisfy the nosiest of busybodies, but the federal busybodies want more. They want to know everything we buy. The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is spending $20 million collecting, analyzing and storing customer credit card transactions, and cataloging spending habits and other financial data of millions of Americans.... (more)


July 6, 2013
BLOOMBERG The Obama administration's call for an "inclusive" political process in Egypt with a role for the Muslim Brotherhood has been overshadowed by deadly clashes between security forces and supporters of the Islamist group.... (more)


July 6, 2013
WORLDNETDAILY A Palestinian jihadist group, Masada al Mujahideen, has claimed credit for starting the ongoing Arizona wildfire that has killed 19 firefighters, according to a report from The Long War Journal's David Barnett.... (more)


July 6, 2013
LIFESITENEWS Weeks after their male counterparts stoked controversy by changing their rules to allow openly gay members, Girl Scouts USA made history in their own way after some 90+ of their members and their families marched in San Francisco's recent Gay Pride Parade - the first time they have ever done so.... (more)


July 6, 2013
WORLDNETDAILY The Second Amendment Foundation, which works to protect the constitutional right installed by the founders to reduce the opportunity for tyranny, is asking for all the records from New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Mayors Against Illegal Guns.... (more)


July 4, 2013
ALAN KEYES "The right defence against false sentiments is to inculcate just sentiments." (C.S. Lewis, The Abolition of Man) Justice Antonin Scalia's dissent in the Windsor case reminds me of a skilled tennis player locked in a longstanding competition with an outstanding rival... (more)


July 4, 2013
FRED HUTCHISON, RA ANALYST Leo Strauss (1899-1973), the father of Neoconservatism, predicted that liberalism must give way to relativism and that relativism must eventually give way to nihilism -- the belief that life is meaningless. My last essay discussed the worldview of liberalism and the intellectual and psychological causes of its decline. This essay will introduce the subject of nihilism and track the two main routes by which liberals can change into nihilists... (more)


July 4, 2013
CLIFF KINCAID With a few conservatives, such as Senator Rand Paul, on board, the radical left is gearing up for a replay of its 1970s campaigns against the intelligence gathering activities of the U.S. Government. Back then it was the FBI and CIA. This time, the target is the National Security Agency (NSA)... (more)


July 4, 2013
PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY The Supreme Court decision on marriage, as Justice Antonin Scalia wrote in his dissent, "is an assertion of judicial supremacy over the people's representatives in Congress and the Executive. It envisions a Supreme Court standing (or rather enthroned) at the apex of government, empowered to decide all constitutional questions, always and everywhere 'primary' in its role."... (more)


July 4, 2013
ROBERT KNIGHT In his own dissent, Justice Samuel Alito writes that accepting the plaintiffs' key argument "would cast all those who cling to traditional beliefs about the nature of marriage in the role of bigots or superstitious fools."... (more)


July 4, 2013
MICHELLE MALKIN As we celebrate our nation's 237th birthday, a crucial facet of American life has all but vanished. We have forsaken, in any systematic and deliberate public manner, one of our most fundamental duties: fostering civic virtue in each and every one of our citizens.... (more)


July 4, 2013
JOSEPH FARAH I have a question on this July 4th, this holiday Americans once knew as "Independence Day." Whatever happened to the quintessential founding American principle of limited government?... (more)


July 4, 2013
SKY NEWS Deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi is being detained by the country's army amid suggestions he could face charges. Celebrations in Cairo's Tahrir Square greeted news of the elected Islamist leader's forced exit, which also prompted clashes across Egypt that left at least 14 people dead.... (more)


July 4, 2013
WORLDNETDAILY America certainly has popularity problems -- despite spending billions of dollars -- among the nations in the Middle East and north Africa, but it took Wednesday's uprising in Egypt, in which a Muslim Brotherhood-linked president apparently was taken down, to reveal the full extent of dislike of America's president, Barack Obama.... (more)


July 4, 2013
NEWSMAX Two top House Republicans Wednesday challenged the Obama administration, questioning whether it has the legal power to delay the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate.... (more)


July 4, 2013
WASHINGTON TIMES House Republicans said Wednesday they are launching an investigation into the Obama administration's decision to delay the "employer mandate" provision in the new health care law.... (more)


July 4, 2013
WASHINGTON TIMES Immigrants -- both legal and illegal -- have accounted for all of the job gains in the U.S. labor market since 2000, according to a report that highlights the stiff competition for jobs in a tight economy as Congress debates adding more workers to the mix.... (more)


July 3, 2013
NEWSMAX The Obama administration's move to delay until 2015 a requirement that employers offer health insurance or else face stiff penalties is yet another indication that the embattled law is a failure and should be repealed, Republicans and conservatives said on Tuesday.... (more)


July 2, 2013
WORLDNETDAILY Radio powerhouse Rush Limbaugh is warning Republicans they could lose their majority in the U.S. House of Representatives because they're being "skunked" on key issues such as immigration.... (more)