|Monday, June 10, 2013||
Who is Edward Snowden?
We now know something about the source of national security leaks that have bedeviled the Obama Administration in recent days. Even if you are a conservative happy to see the White House struggling with scandals, Snowden does not appear to be any conservative's hero.
First he chooses to flee to Hong Kong, which is controlled by China. If your primary concern is the violation of individual human rights, why run into the belly of the beast?
|Thursday, June 6, 2013||
Big Brother Barack
It's a new day in Washington and there are stunning new developments making headlines. Newspapers on both sides of the Atlantic broke a story by the left-wing British paper the Guardian that the Obama Administration is not only seizing the phone records of journalists, but of millions of other Americans too.
|Wednesday, June 5, 2013||
Obama Promotes Rice & Power
News broke this morning that National Security Advisor Tom Donilon will resign next month. President Obama will be promoting U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice to replace him.
|Tuesday, June 4, 2013||
"I Am A Born-Free American"
Today the House Ways and Means Committee heard testimony from Americans victimized by the heavy-handed tactics of the IRS. One of the most moving statements came from Becky Gerritson,president of the Wetumpka Tea Party in Alabama. This excerpt of her remarks should be read by every American who cares about preserving our liberties:
|Monday, June 3, 2013||
IRS Scandal: Washington Knew
As more details emerge, the IRS scandal is getting worse. Two weeks ago, apologists for the administration attempted to blame the IRS targeting of Tea Party, conservative and Christian ministries on "two rogue agents" in a Cincinnati, Ohio, office. It was a laughable suggestion then. Now it looks like another deliberate attempt to mislead Congress and the American people. Here are some updates on the growing scandal:
|Friday, May 31, 2013||
IRS Scandal Grows
Earlier this month, Washington was rocked when the IRS admitted to and apologized for targeting Tea Party and Patriot groups. But a report from McClatchy Newspapers suggests that the IRS effort to target conservatives may have been much broader.
|Thursday, May 30, 2013||
Media Turn On Holder
Attorney General Eric Holder's attempt at damage control appears to be backfiring. Holder was scheduled to hold "off the record" meetings with key members of the media today and tomorrow to repair frayed relations stemming from the Associated Press and Fox News scandals. But leading outlets are refusing to attend.
|Wednesday, May 29, 2013||
Here are the latest developments in the various scandals surrounding the Obama Administration.
|Tuesday, May 28, 2013||
Perjury In Holder's Future?
Attorney General Eric Holder may be in hot water. The House Judiciary Committee is investigating whether Holder committed perjury during his testimony on the Associated Press phone records scandal two weeks ago.
During an exchange with Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) on whether the Justice Department could use the 1917 Espionage Act to prosecute reporters, Holder said:
|Friday, May 24, 2013||
I will share some reflections on Memorial Day in a few hours, but as we head into this holiday weekend there are some important news items I want to comment on. Here are some brief thoughts on the headlines.
Obama Declares War On Terror Over