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Republicans Go After Lawsuit Abuse

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 - by Bill Straub

Legislation “restores accountability to our legal system” and will force attorneys to “think twice before filing frivolous lawsuits.”

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Obamacare’s ‘Cool Calculator,’ Part 1: Work Disincentives Like We’ve Never Seen Before

Monday, September 23rd, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

For many Americans, an extra dollar in income means thousands more in Obamacare payments. Related: ‘Affordable’ Care Act Raises One Man’s Premium by $632 A Month

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Anti-Pork Coburn Wants Full Audit of Pentagon Spending

Monday, September 23rd, 2013 - by Rodrigo Sermeño

“We know that about $20 billion a year, the military doesn’t have any idea where they spend it."

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Gruesome Mall Attack Highlights Growing al-Qaeda in Africa Threat

Saturday, September 21st, 2013 - by Bridget Johnson

Kerry summed up Washington's laissez faire attitude just yesterday when he referred to Al-Shabaab as just "tribal terror."

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Prison Inmates Collecting Millions in Unemployment Cash

Saturday, September 21st, 2013 - by Rodrigo Sermeño

In many states, the inmates themselves are expected to report their new residence in prison, which would stop the payments.

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John’s Story: Post-1960s, Parents Struggle to Hospitalize Mentally Ill Children

Saturday, September 21st, 2013 - by Patrick Richardson

Each time I hear of an Aaron Alexis-like rampage, I fear it's my son whom we could never get committed.

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Post-Benghazi Defense Posture: Lives Now Get Same Protection Priority as Intelligence

Friday, September 20th, 2013 - by Bridget Johnson

Officials says changes made in a matter of months, including weekly sit-downs to talk terror, would have changed Benghazi response.

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Will Obamacare Kill a Speakership? How the GOP’s CR Could Play Out

Friday, September 20th, 2013 - by Bill Straub

What exactly does happen when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object?

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Hot Topic: Will the GOP Be Able to Defund Obamacare?

Friday, September 20th, 2013 - by PJ Editors

Let us know what you think in the comments.

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Obamacare and That Q-Easy Feeling

Friday, September 20th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

Quantitative easing may never end, especially if worker-demoralizing Obamacare stays.

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Obamacare: The Effects on Your Health Care Costs

Friday, September 20th, 2013 - by Rich Baehr

Expect a steady rise in costs, and no change in the country's fiscal direction. More: Obamacare Causes Layoffs At the Cleveland Clinic, Chaos Everywhere Else

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House GOP to Cruz: How Dare You Allow Reality to Intrude on Our Defunding Fantasy!

Thursday, September 19th, 2013 - by Rick Moran

If the right wing can turn on Ted Cruz, who in the entire GOP caucus is safe? More: House Republican Slams Cruz, Lee for Making Members ‘Punching Bags’

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Dems Lash Out at GOP After Narrow Food-Stamp Reform Victory

Thursday, September 19th, 2013 - by Bridget Johnson

Senator says bill "abandons the moral principles our country is built on," but proponents say it returns program to its true intention.

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GOP Aims for a Multifaceted Strike on Obamacare

Thursday, September 19th, 2013 - by Bill Straub

Boehner says he'll move ahead on the trying to defund Obamacare in CR negotiations as House conservatives introduce their own replacement bill.

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Gun Control and the Definition of Insanity

Thursday, September 19th, 2013 - by Clayton E. Cramer

Rather than address mental illness, they offer to-be-defeated gun bills again and again.

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Former Auto Czar Admits Telling GM to Selectively Fund Pensions

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 - by Rodrigo Sermeño

Rattner said the decision to top-up the UAW pensions was made by GM managers with union input.

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Dempsey: Fort Hood Lessons Led to ‘Less Horrific Outcome’ at Navy Yard

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 - by Bridget Johnson

Chairman stands by 2008 decision to alter mental health question on security clearance form, says sufferers "shouldn't be stigmatized."

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The Eyes of Big Medicine: Electronic Medical Records

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 - by Paul Hsieh

When doctors spend more time in front of a computer than they do with patients.

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Russian Patriarch to Obama: Syria’s Christians Nearing ‘Extermination’

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 - by Raymond Ibrahim

The leader of Russia's 150 million Orthodox Christians begs the president not to give aid to Syrian jihadis.

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Larry Summers: A Casualty of the Left’s False ‘Financial Crisis’ Narrative

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

Sorry, progressives. "Wall Street" bears little of the blame.

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Gun-Control Proponents to Make Mental Illness ‘Centerpiece’ of New Legislative Effort

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 - by Bridget Johnson

Navy was told about Aug. 7 incident where Aaron Alexis shared paranoid delusions with police officers.

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‘We’re Going to Step Up the Pace’: Tax Reform Team Fighting Divided Congress, News Cycle

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 - by Bill Straub

The effort carries at least the tacit endorsement of the Obama administration and the House GOP leadership, but then come details.

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(PJM Exclusive) Watching Syria’s Civil War from the Israeli Border

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 - by Patrick Poole

From the Golan, you can literally watch Syria burn.

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Uribe Tells Congressional Panel ALBA Countries Undermining Democracy in Latin America

Monday, September 16th, 2013 - by Rodrigo Sermeño

Former Colombian president calls Venezuela a refuge for "terrorists all over the world” with a government that promotes anti-Semitism.

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New Benghazi Report Finds ‘Troubling’ Gaps in State Dept. Review

Monday, September 16th, 2013 - by Bill Straub

Prelude to Thursday's hearing where Pickering and Mullen will answer questions about "time pressured" report.

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