Cruz Blasts Dems For Abandoning Bill Of Rights

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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Not Satire: Despite Waiting Lines, Some VA Employees Got Bonuses

(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 […]

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In Book, Hillary Clinton Defends Susan Rice on Benghazi, Blames Those ‘Who Exploit This Tragedy’

(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 […]

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How Smarter Policies Can Transform the States, Renew the Nation

‘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. […]

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‘In Our Interest’: On Overseas Trip, Cruz Lends Support to Israel, Ukraine

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 […]

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The Obama Administration’s Absurd Battle Over School Meal Programs

(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 […]

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