Asymmetrical Politics: Republicans Act Like an Unruly Mob, Democrats Like a Regimented Army

Michael Barone, As the presidential campaign heats up, and we head into the first debate among the 16 declared Republican candidates, there is an asymmetry between the two political parties. Republican voters have been seething with discontent toward their party’s officeholders and have not become enchanted with any one of 15 more or less conventional… [Read More]

Speaker Boehner: Effort to oust me ‘no big deal’

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, brushed off the threat posed by a conservative lawmaker’s effort to oust him from his constitutional office. “You’ve got a member here and a member there who are off the reservation,” Boehner told reporters Wednesday. “No big deal.” Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., introduced a resolution Tuesday to vacate Boehner from the speakership,… [Read More]

Ted Cruz shreds IRS chief: Nixon RESIGNED over the same things Obama has done

Michael Schaus, Ted Cruz had the IRS commissioner in his sights — and he wasn’t holding back. At a Senate committee hearing on Wednesday, the Texas senator and Republican president hopeful compared the agency’s targeting of conservative political groups to the abuse of executive power that led to President Richard Nixon’s downfall. “No politician has… [Read More]

Sen. Cruz takes on more traditional GOP target: the IRS

 After a week of fighting with other Republicans, Sen. Ted Cruz took on a more traditional GOP target Wednesday: the IRS. At a Senate hearing, the Republican presidential candidate told the head of the IRS that his agency has become “the embodiment of what’s wrong with government and what’s wrong with Washington.” “We have seen… [Read More]

Conservatives Are Going After Law Enforcement Agencies In the Name of Property Rights

Kevin Glass,   Joseph Rivers, an aspiring artist from Michigan, had his dreams shattered by federal agents. On a train to California, where he was going to start a video production business, he had his $16,000 in life savings seized by the Drug Enforcement Agency under the mere claimed suspicion that it was going to be… [Read More]

Are You Guilty Of Being A Real Leader?

Today’s conservatives are yesterday’s liberals. “Real leaders are not called to lead up consensus they are to mold consensus, and without a doubt, this will create enemies.” When you see a leader taking a stand and, as a result, his life is threatened, he gets dumped by his sponsors, he is condemned by the establishment… [Read More]

NOT PLAYING THE LEFT’S GAME! A Golden Nugget Hidden in the Trump Spectacle

Lloyd Marcus,  I know. I know. As a veteran political activist, I am suppose to be extremely upset with Donald Trump, out there saying what some on both sides of the political aisle consider to be outrageous things. But, folks, I cannot help myself. It is thrilling to watch someone in the arena of ideas… [Read More]

War: Chamber of Commerce gearing up to take out conservative incumbents in the House next year

Allahpundit, Via Ace, if you want to make an amnesty omelette, you have to break a few eggs. What a nifty illustration of Ted Cruz’s point today about the GOP caucus being captured by K Street and corporate interests. The influential and well-heeled business group is already eyeing several races, but the plans are still… [Read More]

Conservative groups offer alternative to new wave of political correctness on campuses

 A new wave of progressivism and political correctness in U.S. schools — highlighted by “trigger warnings” and “safe zones” — has conservative groups fighting back on campuses across the country, saying “students need to get both sides of the story.” The Young America’s Foundation and the Foundation for Economic Education co-published and released a book… [Read More]

Could the Sleeping Giant Be Awakening?

David Limbaugh,  The professional hand-wringers are freaking out over Donald Trump’s straight talk while displaying abysmal indifference to the deserved targets of Trump’s charges. The United States is incinerating, but all they can think about is Trump’s heated rhetoric. Trump is resonating because, as a presidential candidate, he is giving public voice to many of… [Read More]

Obama Tried To Rewrite History Straight To Jon Stewart’s Face About This HUGE Scandal

 From what he said on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Tuesday night, one of Barack Obama’s big goals for his remaining time in office appears to be rewriting the history of his scandal-ridden presidency. Obama actually went so far as to claim that the IRS never intentionally targeted tea party groups, despite the well-known fact… [Read More]

Seattle officials join push for Sharia-compliant mortgages, loans

 A proposal in Seattle meant to increase homeownership among Muslims by offering financing compliant with strict Islamic law — known as Sharia — is gaining ground in the latest test for local leaders trying to accommodate diverse religious beliefs. “We will work to develop new tools for Muslims who are prevented from using conventional mortgage… [Read More]