Keystone XL Pipeline: Still Environmentally Safe

Jim West/ZUMA Press/Newscom President Obama has punted on Keystone XL so many times, it seems like he could have covered the 1,700-mile route of the oil pipeline. With this afternoon’s release of  a positive “final environmental impact statement” by the State Department, though, he should do what he should have done a long time ago: […]

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A Nobel Peace Prize for Edward Snowden?

President Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009 Obama had been in office less than a month when he won. Now Obama could get some unwelcome company. Two Norwegian politicians have nominated NSA leaker Edward Snowden for that same prize. Bard Vegar Solhjell and Snorre Valen of Norway’s Socialist Left Party announced Wednesday […]

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Obama, IRS Continue to Keep Conservative Nonprofits from Forming

James Madison had it exactly right. Referring to infringements on our freedoms, the Father of the Bill of Rights once wrote that such encroachments were more often “gradual and silent” than “violent and sudden.” That’s exactly what we’re seeing with President Obama’s proposed regulation on so-called 501(c)(4) groups: a stealth attempt to stifle the ability […]

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Meet Preet: Obama’s Hatchet Man Against Filmmakers

By Washington Times (DC) January 30, 2014 12:20 pm Meet Preet Bharara, the U.S. prosecutor who last week indicted anti-Obama filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza on campaign finance charges. Mr. Bharara is the snapping jaws of Attorney General Eric H. Holder’s junkyard attack dog and the velvet fixer of President Obama’s thorniest political problems. Mr. D’Souza very well […]

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Ted Cruz on Absence of Charges Against IRS: ‘Two hundred and eighty days have passed…’

By Washington Times (DC) January 30, 2014 12:25 pm Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said Wednesday that there is still a chance the government would file criminal charges against Internal Revenue Service employees who targeted tea party groups for special scrutiny, disputing press reports that the criminal probe into the tax agency has already decided […]

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Solar Provides 0.2% of Electric Supply–Up From 0.02% Before Obama

(CNSNews.com) – Solar power, which President Barack Obama promoted in his State of the Union Address, accounted for 0.2 percent of the U.S. electricity supply in the first nine months of 2013, according to data published by the U.S. government’s Energy Information Administration. That is up from the 0.02 percent of the total electricity supply […]

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Top 10 Obama Attacks on Capitalism

President Obama occasionally cozies up to the corporate world, especially during fund-raising time, and delivers a modicum of support for business. But have no doubt about it, this is a man who honors the power of government over the marketplace. Here are the Top 10 Obama Attacks on Capitalism: 1. Spread wealth around: This famous […]

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This Once-Prosperous American City Went Bankrupt. Who’s to Blame?

Detroit, once a booming metropolis with a strong economy and strong society, declared bankruptcy last July. After 50 years of electing Democratic mayors, the city now has a state-appointed emergency manager overseeing its financial operations. What happened to this once-great American city? Detroit’s problems stem from years of failed liberal policies, Heritage Foundation President Jim […]

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The Imperial Presidency of Barack Obama

Of all the troubling aspects of the Obama presidency, none is more dangerous than the president’s persistent pattern of lawlessness, his willingness to disregard the written law and instead enforce his own policies via executive fiat. On Monday, Mr. Obama acted unilaterally to raise the minimum wage paid by federal contracts, the first of many […]

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