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December 7, 2014
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — Luke Somers, a U.S. photojournalist being held by al Qaeda in Yemen, was killed by his captors as U.S. troops tried to rescue him, officials said Saturday. Friday's rescue attempt came just days after as video emerged in which his captors threatened to kill him unless Washington met their demands, which they did not specify.... (more)


December 7, 2014
BOB UNRUH — Palestinian Authority officials are demanding that Israel return to them the bodies of two terrorists who attacked and killed five people at a Jerusalem synagogue so that they can be properly honored under Shariah, Islamic religious law, according to Palestinian Media Watch.... (more)


December 6, 2014
JOSEPH FARAH — So you didn't think it could get any worse than a U.S. president ruling by executive order, even when he himself acknowledged repeatedly that he didn't have the constitutional power to do so? Guess what. It is worse than that.... (more)


December 6, 2014
DAILY CALLER — The GOP's candidate for the Senate seat in Louisiana says he wants the 2015 government appropriations bill to include a rider that blocks spending on President Barack Obama's amnesty.... (more)


December 6, 2014
WORLDNETDAILY — An aide to Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., and the government watchdog group Judicial Watch strongly disputed a statement by a government official that there is "no credible information that a terrorist has crossed or will cross" the border between Texas and Mexico.... (more)


December 6, 2014
NEWSMAX — Militants with the jihadist group Islamic State (ISIS) claim they have made a "dirty bomb" with radioactive material stolen from Mosul University in Iraq. A dirty bomb combines radioactive nuclear waste with conventional explosives and is designed to spread hazardous radioactive material over a wide area.... (more)


December 6, 2014
BOB UNRUH — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas says he thought the Arab Spring was a wasted effort from the beginning. But he said then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had another opinion, since she called him to solicit help getting rid of a longtime U.S. ally, Egypt President Hosni Mubarak.... (more)


December 6, 2014
NEWSMAX — An alarming study that says youth poverty in one American city -- Baltimore -- is worse than in less-developed parts of Africa and Asia proves that liberalism is harming, not helping, lower-income U.S. communities, says former ambassador and political candidate Alan Keyes.... (more)


December 6, 2014
FOX NEWS — Denver high school students protesting recent civilian deaths involving police chanted "Hit him again!" after a car struck four bicycle officers - injuring one critically - Wednesday night, the city's police union charged. Officer John Adsit underwent six hours of surgery Thursday for injuries sustained in the accident and was in critical, but stable condition.... (more)


December 5, 2014
JEROME R. CORSI — It's common knowledge President Obama signed an executive order directing the Department of Homeland Security to forgive millions of illegal aliens for their past violations of immigration law, right? Wrong.... (more)


December 5, 2014
NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE — A trio of senators crossed the Capitol last night to discuss the congressional response to President Obama's recent executive orders on immigration. The consensus: Republican leadership doesn't want to fight Obama, so the lawmakers have to hope that grassroots activists can goad their colleagues into a more aggressive posture.... (more)


December 5, 2014
WESLEY PRUDEN — That's the pungent scent of the weak and fearful drifting across Capitol Hill. The establishment Republicans, eager to run from the sound of the popgun, are putting out peace feelers and they haven't even taken a hit.... (more)


December 5, 2014
PAUL BEDARD — First Democrats, now a former Senate GOP leader is attacking Sen. Ted Cruz for standing his ground instead of compromising on key issues... (more)


December 5, 2014
WASHINGTON FREE BEACON — The Obama administration is refusing to discuss reports that emerged early Thursday claiming that the White House is considering imposing sanctions on Israel for continuing construction on Jewish homes in Jerusalem.... (more)


December 5, 2014
BOB UNRUH — An Anglican priest known as the "vicar of Baghdad" for his work in war-torn Iraq has recounted atrocities inflicted on Christian children by ISIS, the Muslim jihadist army that has declared the creation of an Islamic caliphate in parts of Iraq and Syria.... (more)


December 5, 2014
MICHELLE MALKIN — In his Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior, George Washington offered this sage advice: "Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company."... (more)


December 4, 2014
NATIONAL JOURNAL — Sen. Ted Cruz is playing de facto House conservatives leader once again. Taking the podium Wednesday at an outdoor presser beside the House's most vocal border security hawks, Reps. Steve King and Michele Bachmann, Cruz slid comfortably back into a familiar place: being a thorn in the side of elected House leaders.... (more)


December 4, 2014
POLITICO — The "Hell No" caucus is once again causing headaches for Republican leadership. A cadre of the House's most conservative members will meet Wednesday morning at the Capitol Hill Club for Rep. Steve King's regular breakfast to discuss lame duck legislation. Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, who often serves as a de facto spokesman for congressional hardliners, is expected to attend.... (more)


December 4, 2014
NEWSMAX — Republicans need to take a stand and stop President Barack Obama's "bully" tactics by passing legislation to defund his recent executive order on immigration, former Republican South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint told Fox News' "America's Newsroom" on Wednesday.... (more)


December 4, 2014
NEWSMAX — Texas is leading a multistate coalition in suing over the Obama administration's recently announced executive actions on immigration. Many top Republicans have denounced the president's unilateral move designed to spare as many as 5 million people living illegally in the United States from deportation.... (more)


December 4, 2014
JEROME R. CORSI — Did President Obama just set up Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to be a candidate for impeachment instead of himself if conservatives convince the Republican majorities in the House and the Senate that his "executive actions" on immigration are unconstitutional?... (more)


December 4, 2014
NEWSMAX — Ambassador Alan Keyes told Newsmax TV on Wednesday that President Barack Obama is exploiting the racial turmoil surrounding events in Ferguson, Missouri, and using the threat of more unrest to advance a misguided race-relations agenda even when the facts are not on his side.... (more)


December 4, 2014
CLIFF KINCAID — Looking back on the death and destruction in Ferguson, we can see the dirty hands of the media, especially CNN, now basking in the glow of (relatively) high ratings. Racial violence is a ratings booster and winner. It is certainly correct to say, as the media have said millions of times, that a white police officer shot an unarmed black teenager to death in Ferguson... (more)


December 4, 2014
JOSEPH FARAH — When I look at the protests springing up across the country in the wake of Ferguson, I see a phenomenon that is both very familiar to me and, at the same time, absolutely irrational and destructive. As an active participant in protests in the 1960s and 1970s -- both the peaceful kind and the riots -- I understand what motivates people to block traffic, destroy property, commit arson, attack police.... (more)


December 4, 2014
NEWSMAX — The destruction in Ferguson, Missouri, from riots, looting and burning will "adversely affect blacks yet unborn who will still be paying the price for it 10-20 years from now," says Thomas Sowell, a respected African-American economist and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution.... (more)