Over the course of the weekend, the Windy City jumped back into the headlines with another round of manslaughter amid the merriment. Eighty-two people ended up on the business end of the proverbial bullet; 14 of them didn’t survive the encounter.
Despite our professed desire to “stick it to the man,” Americans are, by and large, a fairly placid lot. Yet our government has developed an ugly tendency to treat us like we’re criminals. John Q. Public is the one who gets the second look from Uncle Sam.
The Supreme Court’s ruling in the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby case centers on the religious freedoms guaranteed by the 1st Amendment. The decision, therefore, also serves as a rebuke to the statist aims of the Democratic Party.
According to the U.S. Supreme Court, President Barack Obama is going to have to start paying closer attention to the little things — like the Constitution he generally treats with the respect most people reserve for toilet paper, Wendy Davis’ “candidacy” and The New York Times.
The last time we had a President who used the Internal Revenue Service as a weapon against his own constituents, Congress prepared articles of impeachment against him. So why isn’t that happening now?
The following questions are designed to determine what sort of political persona you’ve developed. By taking this quiz honestly, you’ll be able to better chart your future course. Just a few moments of your time is all I need to give you a push in the right direction.
The Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee whacked IRS Commissioner John Koskinen on the snout last week for obviously lying during testimony. Committee member John Lewis promptly apologized to Koskinen for the way he was treated. That’s got me rethinking my stance on term limits.
Earlier this week, the United States scored a major victory in the War on Terror. You may rest easy, peace-loving people of the world. Ahmed Abu Khattala has been apprehended.
As last week drew to what I’m sure Barack Obama thought of as a merciful close, the Internal Revenue Service announced that it had somehow lost two years’ worth of emails relating to Obama’s program of using the Nation’s tax enforcement agency as his own personal brute squad.
After Tuesday’s Congressional primary in Virginia’s 7th District, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, heir apparent to Speaker John Boehner’s Republican House throne, is available for speaking engagements, corporate events and children’s birthday parties.
Seventy years after D-Day, men like Jim “Peewee” Martin and Bernard Jordan are still better examples of the free world’s best than Bowe Bergdahl will or could be. In a world in which the word “hero” has been diluted more than the liquor at a tourist bar, Martin and Jordan are the top-shelf stuff.
As far as I’m concerned, Senator Harry Reid’s opinion of my spending habits means as much to me as my opinion of his pathological mendacity, bid-rigging and nepotism means to him. And that’s as it should be.
President Barack Obama has once again snatched embarrassment from the jaws of pride. His decision to illegally trade five Taliban for one alleged deserter is an epic failure of leadership.
Whenever a tragedy like the one which claimed the lives of seven people in and around the campus of the Santa Barbara City College sets national headlines ablaze, both the headline writers and the headline readers engage in America’s real favorite pastime: finding someone and/or something to blame.
I found myself in a bit of a pickle last Tuesday. While preparing to cast my ballot in the Georgia primary elections, I realized that one of the municipal races — which are nonpartisan by statute — featured nary a candidate whom I considered worthy of my electoral support.
At every shooting range, in every gun shop, at every hunting lodge, the question has been asked, answered and asked again. What is the right gun? Specifically, what is the right gun for home defense?