Army Plans to Cut 40K Troops, Lay Off 17K Civilian Employees Over Next Two Years

7 Jul 2015, 4:11 pm

The United States Army plans to cut 40,000 troops over the next two years, USA TODAY reported Tuesday.

Learn more »



Latest News

Ex-Congressman Mel Reynolds skipped out on his scheduled arraignment Monday to enter a plea on federal tax charges, the Chicago Tribune reported.

Read More »




7 Jul 2015, 4:03 pm

(Scott Johnson)There are no surprises in Omri Ceren’s latest email update from Vienna, but if you have been following his reports, you will find this of interest (footnoted URLs at the bottom). Omri writes: The parties missed another deadline this morning, and talks are now expected to go thro

Read More »



Newly obtained documents from the conservative educational foundation Judicial Watch detail an official memo from October 2010 of a meeting between Lois Lerner and officials at the Department of Justice and the FBI to plan for the prosecution of targeted nonprofit organizations.

Read More »



The American Spectator

Martha's Vineyard Preps for Obama Family Summer Vacation

We're still a month away from the annual Obama Family Summer Vacation on Martha's Vineyard, but preparations are already underway on the tony New England isle so that when the First Family makes their debut, they'll be as comfortable as possible. The Obamas will officially arrive August 8th and sta

Read More »



When Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State, she was in simpatico with the rest of the Obama Administration’s disdain for Israel. There was her infamous 45 minute hectoring of Benjamin Netanyahu over the phone concerning Israel’s settlements policies after an expansion had been announce
Literally every day now, I like Bernie Sanders just a little bit better. I'm obviously not a socialist, no matter what the comments section thinks, but Bernie is keeping Hillary on the run, he occasionally says things I agree with (gun ownership is an individual right, religions who don't want to m
Ten years ago today, I woke up, turned on the TV to Fox News, and saw that London had been struck by Islamic terrorists. The day before, Londoners rejoiced at being rewarded the 2012 Olympics. Less than 24 hours later, the city was recoiling in horror as 52 people had been killed due to explosions

The Federalist

Fredrik deBoer Says Polygamy Should Be Next

Robert hosts Ilya Shapiro and Fredrik deBoer for a discussion of gay marriage, polygamy, and the future of the marriage institution.

Read More »



Challenging our understanding of beauty is a positive thing, just not the way these teens are doing it.
Those who want to tax churches and religious non-profits seek nothing less than the end of the separation of church and state.
Journalists credited the program requiring gender sports equity for USA women's World Cup victory. They didn't note the program's lack of racial diversity.

The Washington Free Beacon

Hillary Clinton: ‘People Should and Do Trust Me’

Read More »



The United States Army plans to cut 40,000 troops over the next two years, USA TODAY reported Tuesday.
Ex-Congressman Mel Reynolds skipped out on his scheduled arraignment Monday to enter a plea on federal tax charges, the Chicago Tribune reported.
Newly obtained documents from the conservative educational foundation Judicial Watch detail an official memo from October 2010 of a meeting between Lois Lerner and officials at the Department of Justice and the FBI to plan for the prosecution of targeted nonprofit organizations.

Big Government

Pope Francis' Disturbing Cuba Activism

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced that the United States would be changing its policy toward Cuba, opening a Havana embassy and expanding travel. “Through these changes, we intend to create more opportunities for the American and Cuban people and begin a new chapter among the na

Read More »



President Barack Obama revealed his favorite film of the year to People Magazine in an interview released on Wednesday.  Obama named Richard Linklater’s Boyhood his favorite movie of 2014.  “Boyhood was a great movie,” he told People Magazine. “That, I think,
On Wednesday's broadcast of ABC's "World News," network report Cecilia Vega confirmed North Korea was behind the cyber-attack on Sony. “Tonight, ABC News has learned federal investigators have determined North Korea is responsible for the worst corporate cyber-attack in history,” Vega
Minnesota State Representative Greg Davids is calling for embattled MIT economics professor Jonathan Gruber, the "architect" of Obamacare, to return all $329,000 he was paid by the state of Minnesota as a subcontractor on a 2011 contract to analyze the state's plan to develop its Obamacare he

American Thinker

Union Pride Becomes Gay Pride

Among the once-unimaginables in the New America is the image of blue-collar union guys marching arm-in-arm in solidarity with gay comrades in Gay Pride marches. 

Read More »



The real fear of Trump’s critics is that their scheme of international human trafficking will be revealed to the American voters,
The increased danger for the west is that IS, through its surrogates, is expanding its activities
An illegal immigrant barred from having a gun shoots at sea lions and accidentally kills a young woman -- and Nancy and Barack have nothing to say.

Heritage Foundation

Chief Justice Roberts Receives Low Approval Ratings from Republicans, Conservatives

In the aftermath of the Supreme Court ruling, conservatives aren’t John Roberts’ biggest groupies. Half of Republicans and 55 percent of self-identified conservatives disapprove of... Read More The post Chief Justice Roberts Receives Low Approval Ratings from Republicans, Conservatives

Read More »



During a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing this morning, Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin E.... Read More The post Congress Questions Obama Administration’s ‘Anemic’ Training Program to Defeat ISIS appeared first on
BEDFORD, N.H.—Ben Carson, a retired pediatric neurosurgeon and Republican presidential candidate, called the concept of sanctuary cities for illegal immigrants “ridiculous” during a campaign stop... Read More The post Ben Carson: Sanctuary Cities for Illegal Immigrants Are ‘
A fondness for iced tea and a struggle with a fax machine figure in much of the media attention to newly released emails sent and... Read More The post 9 Foreign Policy Highlights of Hillary Clinton’s Secret Emails appeared first on The Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

The Impending Consequences of Liberal Progressive Socialist Economics

Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher once stated, The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money. The fallacy of progressive socialists is that they believe such to not be true.

Read More »



Over the long Independence Day weekend in America, did you spend more time in your little bedroom community pondering the potential of a terrorist attack than wondering how long you should let your hot dogs sizzle on the grill? If so, then America has far more serious problems than terrorism.


7 Jul 2015, 11:37 am

On July 3, Yahoo News let it all hang out. The caption under the unflattering photo of Donald Trump read, A level of idiocy I havent seen in a long time--quoting someone named Alfonso Aguilar, a person unknown to 99.9% of the American public, but, apparently someone Yahoo News holds in high esteem.


7 Jul 2015, 11:17 am

Oh, the injustice of five justices wearing black robes, so overwhelmingly endowed with special superpowers, they can read what's not written and create sketchy laws out of thin air. They declared something as a fundamental right, though it can't be backed by verbiage in the Constitution, according t

The Corner

The Irresponsibility of Celebrating Transgender Children

This is among the most disturbing stories of the week: Jazz Jennings, the Florida teenager who has become the unofficial face of America’s transgender youth, will now star in her own reality TV series on TLC, focusing on her life with family, friends and school. The 14-year-old, who was la

Read More »



I was most disappointed to receive your recent letter in which you report, quite triumphantly, that having seduced the patient into the profligate use of the term ”bigot,” you are now on the verge of also completing your instruction on the term “discrimination.” Apparen
The assisted suicide legalization bill in California is comatose and can’t be awakened until next year. That’s the good news. It means that the avalanche of George Soros–type money poured into half the states on the back of the death of Brittany Maynard — cheered on by an in
For a little project I’m working on, a question for students of our beloved William F. Buckley Jr.: What’s the best he ever wrote on faith, hope, love? On prudence? On temperance? On fortitude? On justice? On gratitude? On humility? On honor?  What’s the most memorable/

Red State

How stupidly obvious WAS this end result of the San Francisco minimum wage hike?

The minimum wage hike in San Francisco is already being seen in local Chipotle prices! ...UNEXPECTEDLY. (trigger warning: sarcasm [trigger warning: trigger warning]) The post How stupidly obvious WAS this end result of the San Francisco minimum wage hike? appeared first on RedState.

Read More »



Though Barack Obama was not in San Francisco on July 1, he was just as culpable in the murder of 31 year old Katie Steinle as the man who pulled the trigger: a five-time deported illegal with seven prior felony convictions. It is the policy of this administration to ignore US immigration policy. On
On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Matt Lewis to discuss Hillary Clinton's Bernie Sanders problem, Donald Trump's insurgent campaign, and if he has a chance to become the GOP nominee. The post Hillary’s Bernie Sanders Problem, and the Insurgent Campaign of Don
A computer programming maxim is “Garbage in - garbage out.” (C)omputers, since they operate by logical processes, will unquestioningly process unintended, even nonsensical, input data ("garbage in") and produce undesired, often nonsensical, output ("garbage out”). No one or nothin
FOLLOW US ON TWITTER