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White House Leaving Ukraine Crisis Up to Biden

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 - by Bridget Johnson

The last noted conversation between President Obama and President Yanukovych happened nearly two years ago.

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LAPD Chief Charlie Beck and the Dorner Killing Spree, One Year Later

Monday, February 17th, 2014 - by Jack Dunphy

Plus the LAPD's mistakes in judgement that almost cost two innocent women their lives.

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Is France Going National-Socialist?

Monday, February 17th, 2014 - by Michel Gurfinkiel

A sinister trend breaks into the limelight.

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Worst. Week. Yet.

Monday, February 17th, 2014 - by Stephen Green

Obamacare: a law so officially settled, it's inscribed in solid Play-Doh.

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Yellen: Fed Will Keep Swimming on the Bernanke Stream

Monday, February 17th, 2014 - by Rodrigo Sermeño

“The unemployment rate is still well above levels... consistent with maximum sustainable employment,” new Fed chair tells Congress.

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Cooling Kills: Governments Must Shift to Cold Preparation

Saturday, February 15th, 2014 - by Tom Harris and Dr. Madhav Khandekar

Humans suffer much more during extreme winters than hot summers.

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Obama Uses Backdrop of California Drought to Pitch $1 Billion Climate-Change Fund

Friday, February 14th, 2014 - by Bridget Johnson

Rep. Nunes calls it "ludicrous," considering the state's drought-resistant irrigation system is neutered by "excessive regulations and lawsuits by environmental extremists."

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House Probes Legal Basis of NSA Surveillance Program

Friday, February 14th, 2014 - by Rodrigo Sermeño

Deputy Attorney General James Cole said that everyone he has spoken with in the Justice Department is “comfortable with the legal basis” of the program.

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Will Unemployment Insurance Come Back to Haunt the GOP?

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 - by Bill Straub

Democrats are doing a full-court PR blitz on Republicans' block of a three-month extension.

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Failure to Prepare for Extreme Weather Costs Billions Each Year

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 - by Rodrigo Sermeño

Homeland Security tells Congress that weather also diverts resources away from counterterrorism.

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Yearly Climate Spending 10x More Than UN Estimate for Ending World Hunger

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 - by Taylor Smith

Yet UN recommends another $147B be spent on warming.

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Congress Warned About Evolution of Jihadist Networks

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 - by Rodrigo Sermeño

More then 6,800 terrorist attacks killed more than 11,000 people in 2012, making it the most active year of terrorism on record.

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GOP Leaders Override Cruz Effort to Block Debt Ceiling Vote

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 - by Bill Straub

Senate then approves the hike along party lines.

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‘Clean’ Debt Ceiling Increase Passes House with GOP Leaders’ Support

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 - by Bill Straub

"There's only one solution. John Boehner must be replaced as Speaker of the House," Senate Conservatives Fund tells supporters.

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GOPs Try to Block IRS Rule That Threatens to Shut Down Conservative 501(c)(4)s

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 - by Bridget Johnson

Rule could go into effect as soon as the end of the month despite a record 23,000 public comments the agency needs to process.

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Is It Over, and We Just Don’t Know It?

Monday, February 10th, 2014 - by Tom Blumer

Have we lost our Founders' government?

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‘Once Again Moving the Goalposts’: Regs Give Obamacare Reprieves to Medium, Large Employers

Monday, February 10th, 2014 - by Bridget Johnson

But no movement on individual mandate as questions loom about whether the IRS is even ready to enforce the penalties.

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It Sucks to Be an American

Monday, February 10th, 2014 - by Stephen Green

Welcome to the New Normal, comrades.

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Revisiting the Neighborhood

Sunday, February 9th, 2014 - by David Solway

Mosques are OK—on other people’s streets.

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House GOPs Say Obama Has a Year to Prove He’d Be Trustworthy on Immigration

Sunday, February 9th, 2014 - by Bill Straub

Game plan has an election-year component, not just a test of trust.

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GOP Has Plan to Get Endangered Species Act Out of ‘Litigation Driven’ Mode

Saturday, February 8th, 2014 - by Bill Straub

Report says only 2 percent of protected species have been recovered thanks to the law at a cost of billions of dollars.

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A Pub’s Eye View of Washington Politics

Saturday, February 8th, 2014 - by Donald Rodgers

A century of political warfare, as viewed through a pint glass, darkly.

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Republicans Step Up Probe into IRS Targeting Scandal

Friday, February 7th, 2014 - by Rodrigo Sermeño

Contrary to what Obama said, the scandal “is not just a boneheaded bunch of bureaucrats in some remote office,” witness tells committee.

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Hot Topic: Should the GOP De-Emphasize Social Issues?

Friday, February 7th, 2014 - by PJ Editors

PJ Media columnists weighed in on the issue. What do you think?

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Paul: GOP Needs to ‘Look Like the Rest of America’ to Win Again

Friday, February 7th, 2014 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Senator suggested Republicans should decide if they are going to “go bold” on fiscal issues or become “Democrat light.”

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