It’s good to see civil disobedience making a comeback. As NBC’s Washington, D.C., affiliate reported recently, a group of students who were members of the conservative Young America’s Foundation High School Conference were touring the Capitol in June. While visiting the Lincoln Memorial, the group spontaneously began singing the National Anthem when a U.S. Park Police officer tried to shut them down.
Have you noticed how often the elitist “economists” in government, academia and the media are surprised by bad economic news? They are constantly “surprised” by high unemployment numbers. They say the low manufacturing numbers were “unexpected.” They claim they didn’t “foresee” such a great trade imbalance. Read this article for more on what these surprises mean…
In response to hundreds of reader inquiries—well, at least three—I’m going to devote this week’s column to describing some of the other websites I read every week. If some in the list below are new to you I hope you’ll check them out. You may find yet another “must read” columnist you’ll want to check out every week…
In response to last week’s district court decision to strike down California’s Proposition 8, United States Representative Lamar Smith (R-Texas) has vowed to introduce a resolution condemning the ruling when Congress comes back from recess.
House Minority Leader John Boehner has called for a debate about a possible repeal of the 14th Amendment to the United States constitution to prevent children who are born in the U.S. to illegal immigrants from automatically becoming American citizens.
*Dr. Seuss revisited. I wish I knew whom to credit for the following parody, which has been making the rounds on the Internet. Heck, I wish I were clever enough to have written it myself. But I’m not and I can’t find out who did. If you know, please tell me. In the meantime, enjoy […]
In 1995 Representative Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) took to the floor to excoriate then-House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) over accusations that he had violated ethics laws. Now look who’s in the hot seat.
Representative Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) allegedly told a group of Harlem district leaders last weekend that he previously agreed to sign a plea deal and settle with House investigators on several ethics charges. However, the 20-term Democrat indicated that Republicans refused to approve the deal and instead pushed for a public trial.
House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) has indicated that it is "worth considering" modifying the 14th amendment so that children born to illegal immigrants are no longer guaranteed United States citizenship.