Tax reform advocate Grover Norquist sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service Friday calling on IRS Commissioner John Koskinen to resign after the revelation that the agency is auditing a popular conservative news outlet. Breitbart News revealed earlier in the week that it had been targeted for a tax audit of its 2012 filings. […]
Enduring the bureaucratic and regulation-ridden work environment, U.S. truckers work tooth and nail to keep supply chains moving and on schedule. Because of regulatory interference, U.S. trucking outfits are among the few remaining industries that are still largely run and/or owned by mom-and-pop operations. According to the American Trucking Association, nearly 70 percent of all […]
Last year, U.S. wages and consumer spending fell, even as spending on healthcare costs increased. That’s got to be especially good news for the quarter million people in Virginia who are learning their existing health plans will be canceled this fall.
Remember that supposed Constitutional amendment to restrict political spending by the Koch brothers and repudiate the Citizens United decision? The one that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) was hell-bent on bringing up for repeated floor votes? The one that was supposed to be the “salvation of our country,” as Reid declared in May? Well, […]
In two months, U.S. voters will determine whether Congress continues into President Obama’s last two years with a Democratic Senate and a Republican House. But a chunk of those likely voters don’t even know which party currently holds the majority in each chamber. Rasmussen Reports said Thursday that only 63 percent of likely voters have […]
President Barack Obama’s abysmal approval ratings leading in to his Wednesday speech on the administration’s planned response to the Islamic State terror threat left us wondering if average Americans would gain more faith in the president as a result in the speech. Here’s what we learned from Personal Liberty reader response. Ninety-seven percent of readers […]
Ahead of the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, Young America’s Foundation (YAF) hit the campus of George Washington University Friday to find out what average American college students know about terror in the recent U.S. history and threats facing the nation today. YAF asked randomly selected students the following questions in a video posted […]
Senate Republicans on Thursday quashed a proposed Democratic constitutional amendment to limit campaign spending, an amendment GOP lawmakers have criticized as an assault on free speech. The amendment targeted Supreme Court rulings in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and McCutcheon v. FEC, which say that certain campaign spending is protected under the 1st Amendment. […]
President Barack Obama outlined what he claims is the White House’s official plan to deal with the Islamic State terror threat yesterday evening, but it’s unlikely that the president managed to reverse growing negative sentiment about his inability to handle the situation.
In a somewhat bipartisan vote, the House of Representatives on Tuesday approved H.R. 5078, a “statement” piece of legislation that aims to block the Environmental Protection Agency’s unprecedented reach for regulatory power over small streams, ponds and similar catchments on private lands.