U.S. law enforcement is petitioning the Supreme Court for the legal authority to snatch smartphones from detainees without a warrant and peruse the phones’ contents before their owners can activate a “kill switch” — an option on some smartphones that completely wipes or encrypts all their data.
A Rasmussen poll released Thursday finds that 53 percent of likely voters feel that neither the Republican Party nor the Democratic Party reflects the values and goals of most Americans.
FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg’s prepared remarks in announcing proposed new rules on tobacco-free electronic vaporizers suggest she possesses a singular measure of insight into the biological and cultural perils of e-cigs, and has satisfied herself that they are, for all intents and purposes, Big Tobacco Part II.
The policy enforcers in the Obama Administration – and, it turns out, those tasked with making sure they stay ethical – keep dropping like flies. Fox News reported today that […]
Here we go again. Two students at the University of Hawaii at Hilo are suing the school in Federal court after officials there told them to stop handing out free […]
When an Internal Revenue Service employee owes back taxes, not only does he get consideration from his government employers that average Americans don’t get; he also goes home with bonus pay.
The State of Georgia just passed into law a piece of bipartisan gun legislation that removes restrictions on where licensed gun owners can take their firearms, even though some 2nd Amendment supporters had been hoping for much more.
Cole Middleton, who lives in rural Rains County in East Texas, dialed 911 after arriving at home last Friday morning to discover his home had been burglarized. It looked to […]
Even though President Barack Obama is in the midst of a campaign to convince Americans that income inequality is a real problem, there’s very little evidence that the wealth gap rigidly locks individual Americans into an undesirable economic category and keeps them there.
Recent polling finds that voters who describe themselves as independent are far more likely to prefer Congressional candidates this election season who are opposed to Obamacare.
Two weeks ago, Hillary Clinton stammered out a non-response to a question about what she’d accomplished as Secretary of State that reads like lawyer’s poetry. In less than 200 words, […]
Some people’s commitment to nominal political first loves can become so deeply entrenched that, over time, they fail to see they’ve become the very thing they purport to hate. So […]
Ever since the House Oversight Committee first began looking into the Internal Revenue Service scandal, committee member Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) has dismissed the investigation as a partisan witch hunt. But was he actively helping the agency discriminate against conservative groups all along?
President Barack Obama’s chief counterterrorism adviser suggested to a Harvard audience last week that parents and teachers across the country can get involved in rooting out homegrown terror by turning a more suspicious eye toward the children they raise and educate.
It’s a common trope to suggest that progressive Democrats and organized labor share the same ideological tent. But one California Congressman is taking that metaphor to its logical conclusion by […]
Among the many Federal agencies that have cumulatively awarded nearly half a million dollars’ worth of contracts to a California-based license plate tracking and cataloging vendor over the past few years, the Internal Revenue Service’s reported $1,188 investment might seem comparatively insignificant. It’s not.
By now you probably know about Hamid Abutalebi. He’s the would-be diplomat whom Iran wanted to send to the United Nations – but whom Congress blocked, on a strongly bipartisan […]
Among Republican Party name brands with possible aspirations to seek the 2016 Presidential nomination, so far only Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee have made known their opinions on Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s standoff with the Bureau of Land Management.
Almost as quickly as she announced her departure from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as the rollout wizard for Obamacare, Kathleen Sebelius found herself courting overtures from Democrats to consider a run at a U.S. Senate seat.
Nicolas Aquino, a Carmel, Calif. resident and Air Force captain who’s been featured in promotional material for the military because of his sterling reputation as a voluntarily enlisted airman, found […]
Michael Bloomberg, whose continued corporeal existence now represents his last remaining obstacle to entering into Heaven, has launched a fresh gun control campaign featuring a tragic scenario that, according to the television spot, […]
There’s government electronic surveillance, and then there’s government online stalking. In its mission to ensure the government gets every last dollar it can from people, the Internal Revenue Service is now resorting to the latter.
Less than two years after being fully and finally “decimated” by the Administration of President Barack Obama, al-Qaida has somehow managed to foment new leadership and organize into what CNN described Wednesday as “what looks like the largest and most dangerous gathering in years.”