Dying Middle Class: The Number Of Americans That Can’t Afford Their Own Homes Has More Than Doubled

By Michael Snyder Have you lost your spot in the middle class yet?  For years I have been documenting all of the numbers that show that the middle class in America has been steadily shrinking, and we just got another one.  According to a report that was produced by researchers at Harvard University, the number of […]

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Lawmakers Cite Evidence Russia ‘Colludes’ With US Green Groups to Block Fracking

Forget about allegations of Russian interference in U.S. presidential elections for a moment, or even “collusion” between Russian officials and Trump campaign operatives. “If successful, an anti-fracking campaign deprives Americans of affordable, dependable [email protected] The real action is in the European and U.S. energy markets, according to a letter from two Texas congressmen to Treasury […]

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We Hear You: GuideStar, Parroting SPLC, Loses Way in ‘Hate Group’ Rhetoric

Editor’s note: Readers had strong feelings about Rachel del Guidice’s coverage of the decision by GuideStar—an aggregator of tax data on charities and other nonprofits—to use the label “hate group” for some well-known conservative organizations, attributing the designation to the controversial Southern Poverty Law Center. This week’s roundup begins by sampling those comments.—Ken McIntyre Dear […]

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Meet the Colorado Woman Training Teachers to Use Guns to Stop School Violence

This fall, some Colorado teachers will return to school armed with knowledge—and guns. Laura Carno, author of “Government Ruins Nearly Everything: Reclaiming Social Issues from Uncivil Servants,” is bringing advanced firearms training to school teachers. “Can government stop school shooting[s]? The answer is no … How do we as a community keep our kids safer […]

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Eighth Anniversary of The Conservative Papers

Today marks the eighth anniversary of the first published post of The Conservative Papers appearing on the web. Eight years ago on the seventh day of the seventh month of 2009 (July 7th), The Conservative Papers came to fruition. With almost 12,500 posts along with a growing library of content, we are increasingly expanding our presence on the […]

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Russia Blocks UN Condemnation of North Korea

Russia on Thursday objected to a United Nations Security Council condemnation of North Korea’s latest rocket launch, Reuters reported. The reason for Russia’s objection, diplomats said, was the fact the U.S.-drafted statement labeled the rocket that was tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and Moscow disagrees. Security Council statements have to be agreed upon by […]

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FX Show Spreads Debunked CIA Drug Smear

As much as liberals say they despise “fake news,” some of the most powerful and notorious sources of fake news in America are the leftists in Hollywood. Their “based on a real story” manglings and stranglings of history are legendary, from Oliver Stone on down. The latest example is a new TV series that debuted […]

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Some States Resisting Trump Voter Fraud Commission Probe

An odd assortment of states are taking varying positions on whether to cooperate with the Trump administration’s investigation into potential voter fraud. Some red states—whose voters solidly backed the president—are declining to collaborate and some solidly blue states are participating in the investigation. As of early Thursday, at least 20 states have agreed to provide […]

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