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Budget Talks Open: Sequestration Likely to Go, Entitlement Reform Faces Uphill Climb

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 - by Bill Straub

Ryan: "If this conference becomes an argument about taxes, we’re not going to get anywhere. The way to raise revenue is to grow the economy.”

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Is Anybody There? Does Anybody Care? Does Anybody See What I See? Does Your Representative in D.C. Answer the Phone?

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 - by Janine Turner

One thing you can do to help restore our republic.

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Bill O’Reilly on Obama: ‘Give the Guy a Break’

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

PJM on the red carpet: Rob Lowe on today's Dems and JFK's legacy; Thune on whether he wants to lead the GOP.

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Intelligence Officials Defend Surveillance Programs as Congress Considers Reforms

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 - by Rodrigo Sermeño

NSA chief says he'd rather “take the beatings” from the public “than to give up a program that would result in this nation being attacked.”

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A Cop’s Worst Nightmare

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 - by Jack Dunphy

Sometimes life is just awful, and sometimes it’s awful but lawful.

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‘It’s the Only Leverage We Have’: Hold on All Nominees Until Two Benghazi Requests Met

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 - by Bridget Johnson

Concerned senators and House Oversight Republicans show unified front: "To have accountability, you have to have information."

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Sebelius: ‘Hold Me Accoutable for the Debacle’ of Healthcare.gov

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 - by Bill Straub

GOP chairman at hearing: “Americans were assured their experience would be similar to other online transactions like purchasing a flight or ordering a pizza."

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Why Is the U.S. Helping China Militarize Space?

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 - by Gordon G. Chang

Beijing is in search of a red planet–and it’s not Mars.

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The Arithmetic Absurdity of Obamacare

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 - by Charlie Martin

It will not be a "Wonderful Life" under Obamacare.

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Durbin, Cruz Clash Over Stand Your Ground Laws

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 - by Rodrigo Sermeño

Trayvon Martin's mother tells Judiciary Committee the laws hurt, but crime researcher testifies that blacks benefit most.

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Asst. Secretary of State: Egypt Churches Burned by Some People Who Are ‘Simply Anti-Christian’

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 - by Bridget Johnson

Dems and Republicans pile on administration officials at hearing for withdrawing aid from interim government. Rep. Engel: "Morsi was a president in name only."

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Obamacare Marketplace Overseer Tells Congress Website ‘Has Not Lived Up to Expectations’

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 - by Bill Straub

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services head attributes problems to contractors who “have not met expectations"; says signups expected to be "small."

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#YourVoiceNow — Sound the Alarm: The Little Black Box Is Coming

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 - by Janine Turner

Government is proposing to monitor every mile you drive.

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DRAINING THE SWAMP: Top 40 Troubling Listings from the Obamacare Navigator/Assister Security Nightmare (UPDATED)

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 - by David Steinberg

UPDATE: Rep. Louie Gohmert read this PJ Media report on the House floor today. Heard about those two or three bad apples? Here’s 40 more. Remember, Healthcare.gov admits using the honor system for certification.

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Mind-Boggling Attempts at Blame Shifting

Monday, October 28th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

Hardened leftists, including Journolister Ezra Klein, really believe that Obamacare has been "sabotaged."

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Feinstein Won’t Approve of Spying on Leaders Without Being ‘Engaged in Hostilities’ First

Monday, October 28th, 2013 - by Bridget Johnson

China and Russia too? “The White House has informed me that collection on our allies will not continue," Intelligence chairwoman says.

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Profits Up, Earnings Down

Monday, October 28th, 2013 - by Stephen Green

Good news for big business seems to be everywhere — until you look past the big headline numbers.

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Al Gore Strikes Out Again

Sunday, October 27th, 2013 - by Tom Harris

24 hours of reality backwards in all respects.

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The Presidents’ Gatekeepers: Time to Reconsider Chief of Staff Position?

Sunday, October 27th, 2013 - by Patrick Reddy

A new documentary focuses on the job's misguided purpose and disastrous track record.

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‘Stop Watching Us’ Rally Calls for an End to Mass Surveillance

Saturday, October 26th, 2013 - by Rodrigo Sermeño

Snowden sends message to crowd: “This is not about party lines, and it’s definitely not about terrorism. It’s about power, control, and trust in government."

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New Regulations Threaten Freedom of the Press in UK

Saturday, October 26th, 2013 - by Mike McNally

If Britain throws away 300 years of press freedom, the American left will be casting envious glances across the Atlantic.

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GOP Falls Short in Standing Up Against Putin … and for First Amendment Rights

Friday, October 25th, 2013 - by

Republicans are missing a golden opportunity to seriously undermine Obama with his base.

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Visas for Afghans, Iraqis Who Helped U.S. Forces Get Small Reprieve, But Program Needs Big Fixes ASAP

Friday, October 25th, 2013 - by Bridget Johnson

The next step is up to the administration as Blumenauer tries to bring agencies together: "The number of men and women who continue to wait is deeply depressing."

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Now We See How Weak the Pre-Shutdown Economy Was

Friday, October 25th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

And it's getting weaker.

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Ben Stein at Cruz Event: Obamacare ‘Doesn’t Bother Me at All, Sorry’

Thursday, October 24th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Trump praises Cruz’s defund Obamacare effort; Cruz blames Senate GOP for his strategy falling through.

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