Some members of the Washington, D.C. city council, led by at-large council member David Grosso, are advocating a new law that would extend municipal voting rights to permanent residents who are not U.S. citizens.
MSNBC host, race profiteer and Obama confidante Al Sharpton received the honor of an invitation to participate in debate about U.S. race relations, hosted by the Oxford Union in London.
The federal government’s online place of business for Obamacare shoppers surreptitiously shares enrollees’ personal data with outside vendors, who in turn can use that data for advertising or to enrich their market research.
An analysis of data from three of the nation’s largest moving companies shows that right-to-work states continue to enjoy a net influx of new residents, while many states that don’t give workers a choice about union membership remain among the least-popular destinations for relocating Americans.
As talk of the 2016 presidential race heats up, so too does the media interest in potential candidacies of the heirs to the GOP’s establishment mantle: Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush. Yet a recent tracking poll of voter attitudes finds there’s not a lot of enthusiasm to revisit a Romney candidacy or to send another Bush to the White House.
The foster parent of an infant in Tacoma, Washington, is facing a state ultimatum: Have your entire family vaccinated against the flu or surrender your baby to the government. So far, foster mom Jamie Smith has chosen against vaccination.
Now that he’s bagged ringing establishment endorsements from both sides of the Senate aisle, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) seems to be getting earnest about entering the crowded field of GOP presidential candidates.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) could be closing out his long political career in the U.S. Senate, choosing “retirement” — i.e., declining to seek office again — over the risk of defeat at the hands of a Republican challenger.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder moved late last week to set new limits on the practice of civil asset forfeiture by local police and sheriff’s departments throughout the country, closing off access to a federal program that had enabled local law enforcement to claim private property, with or without an associated criminal charge.
Arizona lawmakers have made the state the first in the U.S. to require a basic understanding of civics in order for students to receive high school diplomas. New Republican Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law last week a bill making the test mandatory.
Last month, Danielle and Alexander Meitiv, self-described “free-range” parents of two children (a 10-year-old boy and a 6-year-old girl) had agreed to allow their kids to make the mile-long walk from a nearby park to their Silver Spring, Maryland, home. Acting on a tip, the cops picked up the kids about midway through their journey.
The alternative media isn’t the only corner of society that’s having a hard time seeing an upside in the months-long trend of bipolar BLS employment statistics, which the Obama administration routinely touts for its consistently declining unemployment percentages.
Soros looms large as Ferguson protesters’ chief enablerMega-rich progressive George Soros, Emperor Palpatine’s real-life doppelganger, has been the chief enabler of the protest movement that’s inconvenienced urban dwellers throughout the U.S. ever since a grand jury declined to indict an officer for shooting and killing a black teen in Ferguson, Missouri.
The Washington Free Beacon’s Andrew Stiles came up with a list of 20 questions he’d love for some intrepid moderator to ask Democratic candidates in the 2016 presidential primary campaign season.
The chairman and CEO of Gallup authored the summary attached to a Tuesday data report whose numbers indicate (or, if you’ve been paying attention, corroborate) a troubling truth: Existing American businesses are dying off at a faster rate than new ones are growing.
Unlike many stories about gun control and its proponents’ obfuscating agenda, this one’s pretty cut and dried. The mayor of Washington, D.C. has no problem admitting and even boasting of her disdain for firearms.
How many people are out there who are choosing, in this first year of Obamacare penalties, to pay the penalty instead of complying with the law — even when they’re eligible for a government subsidy?
For all the election-season partisan squabbling and posturing we got last year over immigration reform — supposedly a one-party issue, if you’re among the GOP mainstream — the new Congress is now in session and everything is pretty much business as usual.
Obamacare relies on the tax code to enforce its mandatory-insurance requirement (and on the IRS to assess penalties). The law’s complex rules and conditions mean that people accustomed to doing their own taxes will face a lot of new questions on their 1040 forms.
A federal judge repudiated a Texas law that requires people who work as hairstylists to mount a series of regulatory hurdles, saying that the state cannot impose a single, uniform set of requirements on everyone who seeks to earn a living as a stylist or barber.
The Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a trial court ruling that forced a 17-year-old girl to continue receiving medical treatment she had attempted vehemently to refuse. The ruling also ensures the girl will continue to remain in state custody against her will.
President Obama last week unveiled an ambitious plan to send everyone to two-year colleges for free. The administration initially refused to attach a cost estimate to such a plan, before reversing itself late Friday and offering a figure.
The U.S. unemployment rate inched down to an impressive 5.6 percent in December, continuing a trend that, on its surface, suggests a dramatic recovery in the labor force. But, of course, that 5.6 percent figure is a product of its context.