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September 25, 2013
WASHINGTON EXAMINER It can't be called a filibuster in the technical sense, but Republican Sen. Ted Cruz talked on the floor of the U.S. Senate for nearly the entire afternoon and through the night, urging fellow lawmakers to defund the increasingly unpopular health care law in the fiscal 2014 spending resolution.... (more)


September 25, 2013
BUSINESS INSIDER During his marathon speech on the Senate floor Tuesday in opposition to funding the Affordable Care Act in the continuing resolution, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) took a break ... to read bedtime stories to his two young girls.... (more)


September 25, 2013
ANDREW C. MCCARTHY On Sunday evening, we discussed the debate on defunding Obamacare -- specifically, whether Senate Republicans were being disingenuous in their claim to support defunding... (more)


September 25, 2013
MICHELLE MALKIN Like an estimated 22 million other Americans, I am a self-employed small-business owner who buys health insurance for my family directly on the individual market. We have a high-deductible PPO plan that allows us to choose from a wide range of doctors.... (more)


September 25, 2013
ROBERT KNIGHT It was 10 years ago that Hillary Rodham Clinton famously lamented "the politics of personal destruction." The former first lady and future secretary of state used the phrase upon the release of her book "Living History." Addressing her husband Bill's affair with intern Monica Lewinsky, she said:... (more)


September 25, 2013
AARON KLEIN In a development unreported by news media, the State Department's lead Benghazi investigator, Thomas Pickering, apparently leaked important classified information at a House hearing last week on the Sept. 11, 2012, Benghazi attack.... (more)


September 25, 2013
WASHINGTON TIMES House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has no Catholic right to be granted Communion, said the leading cardinal of the highest court at the Vatican. Mrs. Pelosi should be denied Communion until she changes her advocacy views on abortion, Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke said, according to the Western Center for Journalism.... (more)


September 25, 2013
WASHINGTON TIMES Craig James, the fired Fox Sports Southwest broadcaster, said that it's unconscionable he was let go for his religious views and that the network will either rehire him or face a civil rights lawsuit.... (more)


September 25, 2013
PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY Campaigning for the 2008 Democratic nomination for President in Oregon (a must-win state in the Democratic primaries), Barack Obama toadied to environmentally conscious voters. He said on May 17, 2008, "We can't drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times -- and then just expect that other countries are going to say OK."... (more)


September 23, 2013
ALAN KEYES This morning, I received an email about defunding Obamacare exhorting me to "Send Every Member of Congress a Pink Slip! You're the Boss!" As a way of dramatizing public feeling about an issue, the gesture called for in this campaign may have some impact... (more)


September 23, 2013
CLIFF KINCAID The Republican Party is at a crossroads, not only on Benghazi, but on Obamacare. Does the GOP have the will to fight? The media are stirring with unease at the thought that Republican congressional leaders will finally and forcefully confront Obama about his scandalous foreign and domestic policies. The decision has been made by House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), in response to internal pressure, to fight to defund Obamacare. Will he also permit the conservatives to investigate the truth about Benghazi?... (more)


September 23, 2013
HERITAGE FOUNDATION Defund = shutdown? No. On Friday, the House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution that will keep the federal government funded through December and also defunds ObamaCare... (more)


September 23, 2013
NEWSMAX Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Sunday called for "party unity" in the days leading up to a vote on the House-passed budget bill that defunds Obamacare.... (more)


September 23, 2013
WASHINGTON EXAMINER Sen. Mike Lee dismissed the odds of a government shutdown Sunday morning, downplaying the stakes of the ongoing showdown between Republicans and Democrats over Obamacare and keeping the government running.... (more)


September 23, 2013
NEWSMAX The wing of the Republican Party pushing to defund Obamacare really just wants to shut down the government, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says.... (more)


September 23, 2013
FREEDOM WATCH (Washington, D.C.) On Sept. 18, President Barack Hussein Obama was convicted by a citizens' court of defrauding the American people with regard to his eligibility to be president... (more)


September 23, 2013
WORLDNETDAILY Just a day after Muslim terrorists stormed a shopping mall in Kenya, killing at least 68, the Taliban is suspected of orchestrating a suicide bomb attack on an historic church in Pakistan, killing at least 78.... (more)


September 23, 2013
NEWSMAX Coptic Christians in America are welcoming a flood of refugees who have fled from violence in Egypt and are seeking to pressure the international community to come to the aid of those who are still being persecuted for their faith.... (more)


September 23, 2013
NEWSMAX The filmmaker blamed by the Obama administration for sparking the Benghazi terrorist attack will be released from a Texas jail Monday after serving a year in prison on an unrelated charge.... (more)


September 23, 2013
WASHINGTON EXAMINER The National Rifle Association's Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre reacted to last week's shooting at the Navy Yard in D.C. that left 12 dead and three wounded by echoing the comments he made following the mass killing at a Newton, Connecticut school earlier this year.... (more)


September 23, 2013
MICHELLE MALKIN This is priceless. Former Fla. GOP Gov. Jeb Bush, consummate politician and 2016 presidential aspirant, has now bitterly accused opponents of his federal education schemes of possessing "purely political" motives. Projection, anyone?... (more)


September 23, 2013
NEWSMAX Billionaire and Democratic Party financier George Soros got married Saturday and celebrated the nuptials with hundreds of his closest friends, including corporate executives, world leaders, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.... (more)


September 22, 2013
SARAH PALIN Americans who are fed up with Obamacare won a victory yesterday. The House voted to defund Obamacare while still funding the federal government to avoid a "devastating" shutdown. (I shall not digress, but it's beyond distressing to hear liberals try to convince Americans that any government slowdown is comparable to "terrorism.")... (more)


September 22, 2013
STAR PARKER According to a new Gallup poll, 55 percent of Americans say they have "not very much/none at all" confidence that they can rely on the media to report the news "fully, accurately, and fairly." Forty-six percent say the media are too liberal, and just 13 percent think they're too conservative.... (more)


September 22, 2013
ANDREW C. MCCARTHY Tuesday, on the Corner, I decried Republican assent to the Obama policy of arming the opposition to Syrian dictator Bashar Assad. As I've previously observed, these so-called rebels are more accurately described as mujahideen -- meaning jihad warriors, which is what many of them proclaim themselves to be.... (more)