Duncan on Mexican Women Who Cross U.S. Border to Give Birth: ‘These Are Our Kids’

(CNSNews.com) – Education Secretary Arne Duncan visited an elementary school in Columbus, N.M. last year where 75 percent of the students live in Mexico but are being educated in the United States because their mothers crossed the border to seek medical help, and their birth here makes them U.S. citizens. “These are our kids and […]

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Are Americans Tired of the Obamacare Debate? Obama Says Yes

Photo: UPI/Martin H. Simon/Newscom The American public wants lawmakers to move on from the political debate over the effectiveness of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama stressed today in a press conference. “We’ve been having a political fight about this for 5 years—we need to move on to something else,” he said, chastising Republican lawmakers […]

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GOP Governors Hit Obama Administration on Medicare Advantage Rates

Photo: Pete Souza Three Republican governors yesterday blasted President Barack Obama over changes to next year’s Medicare Advantage rates, writing in a letter that the Obama administration’s recent rate announcement was “little more than political theater.” While the administration says Medicare Advantage plans will get a slight pay bump next year, Govs. Rick Perry (Texas), […]

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Rendering to God What Is God’s

Photo: Getty Images This year tax day falls on Tuesday of the Christian Holy Week—the day on which, according to the Gospel accounts, Jesus was asked about paying taxes to Caesar. Using an age-old political tactic, Jesus’ opponents posed a question that’s answer was sure to alienate some segment of the public. “Is it lawful […]

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NY Times Editor: Obama Administration ‘Most Secretive White House’ in Recent Years

Newscom Jill Abramson, in her third year as the first female executive editor of The New York Times, describes President Obama’s administration as extremely secretive. “The Obama years are a benchmark for a new level of secrecy and control,” Abramson said in an interview with The Takeaway. “It’s created quite a challenging atmosphere for The […]

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IRS Scandal Continues: An IRS Employee Urged People to Reelect Obama

Photo: Getty Images The latest news from the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) about illegal political activities at the IRS will certainly not help the administration’s (and Representative Elijah Cummings’) current narrative that there is not a “smidgen of corruption” at the IRS. OSC is an independent agency that investigates violations of the civil service […]

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Long Live the ‘Cuban Twitter’

Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images Cubans have lived on an information desert island for more than 50 years. Ten million people, once a vibrant part of the world — in tune with it and contributing to it, receiving information and even immigrants — were cut off soon after Fidel Castro took over in 1959. That the […]

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Democrat: Maybe Committee Investigating IRS Scandal Should Hold Issa in Contempt

(CNSNews.com) – “The only reason we haven’t been able to get the truth from Lois Lerner is because of one person. And that is our chairman,” Rep. Steve Horsford (D-Nev.) told the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Thursday, as the panel considered a contempt of Congress resolution against the former IRS official. “So […]

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Sebelius Resigns as HHS Secretary After Obamacare’s Shaky Start

Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has resigned, nine days after President Obama trumpeted the news that 7.1 million Americans had signed up for Obamacare by the first deadline despite a near-calamitous rollout of the health care law under her leadership. Some White House watchers noted at the time that […]

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