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July 24, 2014
NEWSMAX Conservatives slammed House Speaker John Boehner's plan for $1.5 billion to address the illegal immigration crisis on Wednesday, with some charging to Newsmax that Republicans should spend no additional taxpayer money and force President Barack Obama to rescind the 2012 executive order that they say ignited the crisis... (more)


July 24, 2014
CLIFF KINCAID Conservative columnist Pat Buchanan, who once declared that Vladimir Putin was a Christian "planting Russia's flag firmly on the side of traditional Christianity," has decided that his support for the virtual dictator's regime has its limits... (more)


July 24, 2014
NEWSMAX The Russian-backed rebels in Ukraine could be defeated in as little as three weeks if the United States would supply them with equipment they have been begging for, a defense strategist tells Fox News Channel... (more)


July 24, 2014
WASHINGTON TIMES While President Obama decries gun violence and presses for more laws to restrict ownership, his Justice Department has prosecuted 25 percent fewer cases referred by the main law enforcement agency charged with reducing firearms violence across the country, a computer analysis of U.S. prosecution data shows... (more)


July 24, 2014
HOLLYWOOD REPORTER "If there was an intent to confuse the public about this movie because of its ideological content, then we're going to find out about it," says Rep. Dana Rohrabacher. Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, a frequent foe of Google, is demanding to know why the giant Internet company was fumbling the search results for Dinesh D'Souza's movie America for nearly three weeks... (more)


July 24, 2014
WASHINGTON TIMES The Obama administration should be step up efforts to free a Sudanese mother facing a death sentence for refusing to recant her Christian faith, lawmakers said at a House hearing Wednesday. The meeting of the human rights subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee focused on the case of Meriam Ibrahim... (more)


July 24, 2014
ANDREW C. MCCARTHY Important columns by former attorney general Michael Mukasey and Caroline Glick make the point that in Israel's defensive war against Hamas, the main thing to focus on is not the missiles; it's the tunnels. Perhaps more significantly, they demonstrate that the Obama administration, in its mulish appeasement of the Muslim Brotherhood-Sunni supremacist axis that even Islamic governments (indeed, even the Saudis) are shunning... (more)


July 23, 2014
BRYAN FISCHER On Monday, President Obama issued an executive order which violates every part of the Constitution it touches. Not, of course, that this is unusual for this president.... (more)


July 23, 2014
JOSEPH FARAH The question has been asked many times over the last five years: What is Barack Obama doing? Why is he inviting massive numbers of illegal aliens, including children, to risk their lives to swarm our southern border?... (more)


July 23, 2014
MICHELLE MALKIN Philip Gara LaMarche is a secretive political operative who funnels billions of dollars from undisclosed donors to nonprofits and astroturf groups. But you won't hear unhinged Harry Reid railing Queegishly about him on the Senate floor. Why?... (more)


July 23, 2014
WORLDNETDAILY A congressman who spent this past weekend at the border with Mexico came back with a chilling story about a barrage of high-caliber gunfire that scattered U.S. Border Patrol agents while at least 40 illegal immigrants emerged from the weeds of the Rio Grande River.... (more)


July 23, 2014
WASHINGTON TIMES House Republicans will call Wednesday for decisive action to end the border crisis, proposing a deployment of National Guard troops and accelerated deportation hearings for unaccompanied children inundating the U.S., said a Capitol Hill aide familiar with the plan.... (more)


July 23, 2014
WASHINGTON TIMES Obamacare was moved Tuesday to intensive care. Two federal appellate courts split over whether the administration can bypass Congress and rewrite the Obamacare law as it wishes Congress had written it. Such a split on a high-profile case can be resolved only by the Supreme Court.... (more)


July 23, 2014
WASHINGTON TIMES A team of Pentagon officials is heading to Ukraine to help the country rebuild its fractured military, a mission that lawmakers and analysts expect will result in recommendations for greater military assistance in the country's fight against pro-Russia separatists amid international outrage over the downing of a commercial airplane.... (more)


July 23, 2014
NEWSMAX Islamic militants ultimately blamed for the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, raised concerns when they boldly moved next door to the facility, yet "nothing was done," Fox News reported Tuesday.... (more)


July 23, 2014
NEWSMAX A former Planned Parenthood abortion clinic director in Texas says her clinic projected a $313.29 profit per abortion and that she was told her office needed to perform 1,135 procedures per year to reach its budget goals.... (more)


July 23, 2014
BREITBART Each week, more illegal immigrants enter Texas than people who are born in the state during the same time period. On Monday's The Laura Ingraham Show, Dan Patrick, the Texas state Senator who is the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, said two weeks ago, Border Patrol agents "apprehended almost 10,000 people crossing the border, in one week."... (more)


July 22, 2014
NATIONAL JOURNAL A piece this Sunday on Texas Gov. Rick Perry in The Des Moines Register by the paper's top political reporter, Jennifer Jacobs, caught my eye. Jacobs's observations about seeing Perry on the stump in Iowa in recent days matched my impressions from a meeting with him last month... (more)


July 22, 2014
LOS ANGELES TIMES The legal battle over President Obama's healthcare law ramped up again Tuesday, as two federal appeals courts handed down conflicting rulings on whether the government can continue to pay subsidies nationwide to millions of low- and middle-income people to help them with the cost of insurance... (more)


July 22, 2014
ANDREW C. MCCARTHY The Left frequently misreads the public temperament, projecting its attitudes on everyone else. That is the story of the Halbig ruling and the media reaction to it. Like a number of commentators, I observed (in Faithless Execution) that the president was violating the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) by imposing the Obamacare regime of subsidies and taxes on states that declined to establish health care exchanges... (more)


July 22, 2014
WASHINGTON TIMES Days after IRS officials said in a sworn statement that former top agency employee Lois G. Lerner's computer memory had been wiped clean, the agency put out word to contractors Monday that it needs help to destroy at least another 3,200 hard drives... (more)


July 22, 2014
PAGE SIX Bill Clinton reportedly has a buxom blond mistress who visits so often when Hillary Clinton isn't home in Chappaqua that the former president's Secret Service detail have given her an unofficial code name: Energizer. This is according to Ronald Kessler in "The First Family Detail: Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of Presidents," due Aug. 5 from Crown Forum... (more)


July 22, 2014
WASHINGTON TIMES Sunni radicals with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant have a new rule of shopkeepers in the Iraqi city of Mosul: Mannequins must have veiled faces... (more)


July 21, 2014
JOSEPH FARAH Relax. Keep your eyes on my timepiece. You are getting sleepy. Clear your mind and repeat after me, "Impeachment is a distraction. Impeachment is a distraction. Impeachment is a distraction." It's like a mantra or the soothing words of the hypnotist. Maybe it's a word association game being played by Republicans -- "impeachment" equals "distraction."... (more)


July 21, 2014
BREITBART Monday, Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas) announced he is deploying 1,000 Texas National Guard to the U.S. border with Mexico, saying he can not idly sit by while "our citizens are under siege."... (more)