Congress must exercise its Article I power, or it will be deemed irrelevant

By Printus LeBlanc When the framers created the government, it was split into three coequal branches; the Congressional, Executive, and Judicial branches. Articles I through III describe the duties, responsibilities, and powers assigned to each branch of the government. However, one of those branches seems […]


Banks that took taxpayer bailouts seek to revive Eric Holder’s anti-Second Amendment Operation Choke Point

By Natalia Castro America’s largest banks should uphold American values: entrepreneurship, innovation, and, perhaps more than anything, the principles of the Constitution. Yet several of the country’s largest banks have decided to go against these principles by opposing the people’s Second Amendment right to bear […]


Time for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end Operation Chokepoint

By Peter Hong Barack Obama has been out of office for only seven months, yet the damage from his administrative excesses are still being borne across this country. Case in point:  Operation Check Point (OCP).  You remember OCP.  Hatched in 2012 by Eric Holder, Obama’s […]


Lies, damn lies and Barack Obama’s ‘transparency’

Obama's transparency

By Bill Wilson Earlier this year — during a celebration of “Sunshine Week” — the Associated Press ran a report outlining an alarming escalation of government secrecy. According to the  AP’s analysis , federal bureaucracies claimed they could not find responsive records in more than one out of […]


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. […]


ATF Director out after trying to ban ammunition

By Robert Romano The news broke on Friday that the controversial head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms resigned in the wake of his causing the Administration headaches they don’t need by issuing a regulation that eliminated an almost thirty-year exemption for a type of […]


A defining week for GOP Congress on Lynch, Medicare

By Rick Manning This week threatens to be a defining week for the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has chosen to schedule President Obama’s Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch for a confirmation vote after three Republicans on the Judiciary Committee […]


Double standard at Barack Obama’s ‘Injustice’ Department

By Bill Wilson As U.S. Senators take up the nomination of Loretta Lynch for Attorney General, they should keep an eye across the country on the scandal enveloping now-former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber .  At first glance, these two unfolding political dramas might seem as far apart as “the east is from […]


Breaking Obama’s stonewall

By Robert Romano National Review’s Kevin Williamson had an interesting analysis of the Obama administration’s continued stonewalling of Congressional subpoenas and other federal investigations, pointing to a letter from 47 inspectors general to Congress complaining of agency obstruction of lawful internal investigations. “Section 6(a)(1) of the Inspector General Act of 1978 (IG) Act reflects the clear intent of Congress that an Inspector General is entitled to timely and unimpeded […]


Protecting IRS lawbreakers

By Bill Wilson With all the noise and distractions, it is easy to understand why the most important story of the decade is being overlooked.  The holidays are in full swing, Congress is playing Hamlet — to be or just roll over yet again — the Occupy […]

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