IRS E-mails: The Perfect Storm

22 Aug 2014, 12:00 am

The federal government is being forced to move forward in revealing a scandal that Americans readily understand, involving an agency Americans fear and despise.

Learn more »



Latest News

The brutal execution of American journalist James Wright Foley spurs Obama to go golfing.

Read More »



It’s meant to be a lesson for Ferguson and America, make no mistake.  Just not the one you might think. 

Read More »



The VHA scandal shines a light on what by now we should have fully realized -- government is almost never the solution; it is the problem.

Read More »



The American Spectator

Quick Fixes and Lasting Grief

By the dawn’s early light, as they say, there’s the too frequent news in the morning about those who didn’t make it through the perilous night. Drug overdose deaths, for example, in Allegheny County (a county containing Pittsburgh and surrounding suburbs and rural areas in southwe

Read More »




21 Aug 2014, 3:00 am

Tampa Democrat Charlie Crist wants to be governor of Florida. He says global warming/climate change is one of the most important issues facing the state and the nation. He promises drastic action to cut greenhouse gas emissions if he is elected in November. He’s wrong about this. The actions
The Constitution lives. Even as the news is brutal — it instructs for those willing to pay attention. American journalist James Foley has been beheaded by ISIS. And an American teenager named Michael Brown was shot dead by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer named Darren Wilson. In the case o
A grand jury has convened to determine what charges, if any, will be brought against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown earlier this month. Over at The New Republic, Yishai Schwartz argues that a conviction against Wilson is impossible because

The Federalist

The ‘Libertarian Moment’ Is Really An Individualist Moment

Our hope remains with those who deploy libertarian means for non-libertarian ends, and with enough experience of love to not wallow in self-obsession.

Read More »




21 Aug 2014, 6:08 am

Ah, stigma—one of the last great impediments to full-blown government dependency.
Every major American church that has taken steps towards liberalization on sexual issues has seen a steep decline in membership.
Could right-leaning politics help the cause of atheism by decoupling it from narrow leftist politics?

The Washington Free Beacon

WHAS-KY: Grimes Ducks Questions About Bus Scandal

Read More »



A Chinese jet fighter flew dangerously close to a U.S. Navy P-8 anti-submarine warfare aircraft near Japan this week in an encounter that highlights China’s continued aggressiveness in the region.
A Chinese dissident lawyer who says he was repeatedly tortured by authorities remains under strict surveillance after his release earlier this month, according to human rights groups.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8 office in Denver dealt with much worse problems than employees pooping in the hallway, according to internal documents obtained by Greenwire.

Big Government

Former Bills Quarterback Jim Kelly Pronounced Cancer Free

Former Buffalo Bills quarterback and Hall of Famer Jim Kelly was diagnosed with cancer in June of 2013, was thought free of the disease later that year, but relapsed again early this year. This week, though, Kelly's doctors gave him some very good news: he is again cancer free. Kelly got the good

Read More »



Snoop Dogg got realer than Real Deal Holyfield on Instagram. Presumably, all the hookers and hoes now know how he feels. "Man, the Pittsburgh Steelers need a new f---ing offensive coordinator," raves the Long Beach waver of the Terrible Towel. "This guy sucks. Coach Tomlin, this is Snoop Dogg, ma
Thirty states plus the District of Columbia have sought the Center for Disease Control's help identifying potential cases of Ebola. The map above is based on a list of those states provided to Breitbart News Thursday by the CDC. The list shows (in bright red) all the states which have asked for th
Warner Bros' latest Scooby-Doo film is being accused of “fat shaming” a character after she is "cursed" in a peculiar way. Daphne, the small-framed redhead, reportedly jumps from a size two to a size eight after being cursed by a villain in Scooby-Doo! Frankencreepy. Please no

American Thinker

The VHA Scandal Is Almost an Act Of Divine Intervention

The VHA scandal shines a light on what by now we should have fully realized -- government is almost never the solution; it is the problem.

Read More »



It’s meant to be a lesson for Ferguson and America, make no mistake.  Just not the one you might think. 
Religion cannot simply be about the next world. It has to care about living life in this world as well.
Instead of asking what causes crime, the better question is what is the root cause of poverty?

Heritage Foundation

How the West Can Stop Terrorists From Attracting More Recruits Like Jihadist Who Beheaded Foley

American photojournalist James Foley was beheaded by a member of the Islamic State, his death shown in a YouTube video released on Tuesday. Foley’s executioner... Read More The post How the West Can Stop Terrorists From Attracting More Recruits Like Jihadist Who Beheaded Foley appeared first

Read More »



Fifteen Members of Congress have come together to urge the Federal Reserve to further restrict its emergency lending authority, something the 2010 Dodd–Frank Act failed... Read More The post Bipartisan Group Calls for Further Fed Restrictions appeared first on Daily Signal.
Bill Burton, a senior fellow with the Center for American Progress Action Fund, not only attacked Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Pa., in print recently for bashing... Read More The post EPA’s Climate Plan is Flawed, Not Heritage Analysis appeared first on Daily Signal.
Despite the recent news that the Medicare Part A trust fund is projected to remain solvent for four more years than previously projected, it is... Read More The post Medicare Still Needs Reform — Soon appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

Why Russian Small Caps are a Contrarian Pick

Due to Russian President Vladimir Putins shenanigans and the ongoing Ukraine situation, many Western investors are fleeing Russia. However, contrarian investors view this as an excellent opportunity to enter the Russian market on the cheap.

Read More »



There can be only one response to the barbaric beheading of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State terrorists. We must hunt them down and kill them. President Obama said as much in his brief remarks in the wake of the terrorists' grisly video that showed Foley's execution by a masked jihad
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its report, Expenditures on Children by Families, and the cost of raising a child is now up to $245,000- not including the cost of college. The most expensive part of raising children is keeping a roof over their heads and food in their bellies...


21 Aug 2014, 11:01 pm

While the United States remains the wealthiest nation in the worldfirst by Gross Domestic Product, seventh by average incomemany Americans have been struggling financially in recent years.

The Corner

Obama’s America Is September 10th America

Our barbaric jihadist enemies – the ones President Obama repeatedly assured us he had “decimated” and put on “the path to defeat” – are now stronger than ever. Not stronger than they have been in years, or decades – stronger than ever. They have seized a co

Read More »



There is no doubt a troubling “subtext” to Attorney General Eric Holder’s remarks in Ferguson, Mo., says Charles Krauthammer – but he is not the big problem. “The real scandal,” says Krauthammer, “is what the governor has done, Jay Nixon, what he said yes


21 Aug 2014, 6:57 pm

In events like the Ferguson “crisis,” the most revealing moments occur in plain view and in the full light of day. One such moment was the reaction of the crowd of protesters to the two people who were protesting against them. To judge from the televised reporting of the event
Rich Lowry and Reihan Salam published an important piece earlier this year in National Review entitled “The Party of Work.” They pointed out that a serious work focus requires the GOP to look at ways that the entitlement-welfare state discourages work. For that, there’s

Red State

Ferguson, MO and Our Neighbors’ Love

I am a thirty-nine year old white male in suburbia. When I hear of an altercation between an eighteen year old black male and a police officer, my natural inclination is to take the side of the police. For that matter, if I hear it is an eighteen year old white kid, Asian kid, Hispanic kid, or pret

Read More »



You know, we hear a lot of guff from the American Left about how insular rural areas of Red States can be.  But I gotta tell you: speaking as a transplanted Northeasterner, listen to some of those progressives in Vermont and it’s like you’re in a time warp back
While it is far too early to write an obituary in Topeka, conservatives must acknowledge the reality that Governor Sam Brownback is fighting for his political life right now in Kansas.  The RCP average has him trailing by 2.8%, with even GOP-leaning polling firm Rasmussen Reports showing Brown
Via NYMag comes some pretty shocking video from Ferguson last night. By all media accounts, last night was the first night of relative calm in several days and the crowd had settled in to peaceful protest. In the middle of this comes two astonishing videos of a police officer (I cannot tell which d
FOLLOW US ON TWITTER

viagra for sale online