06.03.2015

21 things Congress could defund in Commerce, Science, and Justice

By Robert Romano This week the House of Representatives is taking up the appropriations bill for Commerce, Science and Justice. This is an opportunity for Congress to exercise its constitutional power of the purse through policy riders that can help limit the size and scope of government. […]

11.24.2014

The far left’s emboldened totalitarian impulses

By Bill Wilson The modus operandi of America’s far left isn’t subtle: It’s all about “taking.”  Money, property, privacy, speech, guns — you name it.  Everywhere we look, the foundational underpinnings of our once-free, once-prosperous society are being encroached upon by government’s emboldened totalitarian impulses. Which brings […]

03.28.2014

Senator Cornyn against media ‘shield’ bill: Right for all the wrong reasons

By Robert Romano Some of the senators raising objections to Sen. Chuck Schumer’s (D-N.Y.) so-called media “shield” bill may want to come up with a more coherent argument. Take Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) who is quoted in a Breitbart story saying the bill “was essentially an attempt to deflect… from the Department of Justice […]

03.25.2014

Media shield law is anything but

By Robert Romano The ill-titled “Free Flow of Information Act” — supposedly a bill that will protect journalists’ confidential sources often as it relates to the publication classified information — has enough votes in the Senate to pass, sponsor Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y) has proclaimed. They’re calling it a media shield law. […]

02.24.2014

The disintegration of the First Amendment

By Rick Manning A version of this article appeared at Breitbart.com. The Obama Administration has engaged in an unprecedented assault on the First Amendment which is accelerating as he expands the reach of government using regulatory powers well beyond their legal limitations. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall famously wrote in McCulloch v. Maryland, one of […]

10.31.2013

None dare call it tyranny

By Rick Manning Intimidation. It is an ugly word bringing to mind mobsters threatening to burn down a shop owners store if he doesn’t buy fire insurance, or a loan shark enforcers breaking legs to send a message to someone who bet the wrong horse. It is […]

07.11.2013

Did the NSA Chief lie about the agency’s ability to spy on Americans

By Albert Maslar Recently, Bill O’Reilly on his TV program showed part of a Congressional interrogation of Director of the National Security Agency (NSA) General Keith Alexander, who was asked if the government has the ability to tap into phone calls, and e-mails. Alexander told […]

05.23.2013

Obama’s Assault on the First Amendment Unites the Media in Defense of Fox News

By Willie Deutsch During yesterday’s IRS hearing, Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WIS) stated , “If there is a silver lining in the IRS’s wrongdoing, it’s that it has united Republicans and Democrats against a common enemy: that evil IRS.” The IRS scandal isn’t the only one to unite Americans.  We’ve seen […]

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