Sen. Cruz Speaks in Opposition to Repealing First Amendment. Politicians, laws and judges do not protect the 1st Amendment. The Second Amendment does. All peaceful and civil means for the citizenry to affect their government rest within the boundaries of the First Amendment. Therefore, if the Rights protected under the First Amendment are silenced, then the […]
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President Obama’s speech last week to graduates of West Point was supposed to highlight the success of the administration’s foreign policy and lay out a vision of American engagement for the remainder of the president’s time in office. Success at this proved hard to come by. As Heritage’s Nile Gardiner, wrote, the speech “reinforced the […]
(Photo: John Moore/Getty Images) The Veterans Affairs Department health care scandal has deepened, with new revelations of incompetent management and misplaced spending priorities, including millions of dollars paid out in bonuses at the very hospitals where services were the worst. Recently, now-resigned VA secretary Eric Shinseki tried to bring closure to the scandal by firing […]
(Photo: Olivier Douliery/ABACAUSA.COM/Newscom) Hillary Clinton’s forthcoming memoir about her time at the State Department may have a different title than Mitt Romney’s 2011 book, “No Apology,” but excerpts from her chapter on the Benghazi terrorist attacks showcase an attitude more abrasive than apologetic about her role in the scandal. “Those who exploit this tragedy over […]
‘Change direction’: Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images) His state doesn’t have pass-through taxes, so owners of small businesses don’t pay taxes on profits as part of their individual tax returns. In little over three years, his state cut income, sales and property taxes; consolidated agencies; and ended legally mandated teacher tenure. Gov. […]
Cruz: ‘Concern in Israel’ (Photo: Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) He walked Independence Square in Kiev, the site of months of turmoil, and spoke with leaders of the protest movement, many of them college-aged. He visited a hospital in Tzfat, Israel, where he saw Israeli doctors provide free medical care to Syrians gravely wounded in the civil […]
(Photo: Stephen McGee/Detroit Free Press/MCT) “Well, who you gonna believe, me or your own eyes?” This Marx Brothers quote from “Duck Soup” is effectively the mantra of the Obama Administration when it comes to the USDA’s new School Lunch and Breakfast Program requirements implementing the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 — requirements that likely […]
Sen. David Vitter, R-La. (Photo: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Newscom) Sen. David Vitter, an ardent opponent of Obamacare, readily concedes that his proposal to end health care subsidies to members of Congress and their staffs isn’t popular on Capitol Hill. But the Louisiana Republican won’t give up anytime soon, he vows. “I won’t let my amendment fall […]