Archives for 

conservative

Paul Ryan Gets It Right. Will Liberals Listen?

 Representative Paul Ryan’s new anti-poverty plan, released yesterday, is more ambitious than I had expected. I didn’t expect him to tackle criminal-justice reform, for example, but his plan calls for softening mandatory-minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenders. I didn’t expect the plan to include higher-education reform, but it has several worthy ideas, from reforming the […] Continue reading →

Obama’s Ukrainian Ploy Collapses; Ukraine Now Seeks Direct U.S. Bailout

Eric Zuesse, Direct U.S. assistance to complete ethnic-cleansing campaign  The Ukrainian leadership has resigned, because of their unwillingness to impose the IMF’s terms, which would impoverish the population within months. That impoverishment would be extracted from the Ukrainian public in order to repay the IMF’s loans, which had been skimmed off by Ukraine’s oligarch billionaires […] Continue reading →

DOJ Scandal? More Political Targeting ‘Operation Choke Point’ Attacks Conservatives

 A congressional committee chairman released a report on Tuesday that appears to further question the identity of who triggered the IRS investigation into conservative groups when testimony from the number-two man at the U.S. Justice Department appeared to have contradicted the previously released information by the Internal Revenue Service. Lawmakers now believe the Justice Department […] Continue reading →

The Biggest Hypocrites in America

Phil Kerpen  Liberal megadonor Tom Steyer, failing to raise any significant outside money for his global warming Super PAC, turned to one of his San Francisco neighbors for a million dollar check. It was Herb Sandler, the subprime mortgage lender at the heart of the housing crisis, and like Steyer a huge hypocrite. Tom Steyer […] Continue reading →

Tea party groups’ suit against IRS moves forward

 A federal judge is allowing a lawsuit filed by 10 tea party groups to move forward against the Internal Revenue Service. Judge Susan Dlott (duh-LOT’) on Thursday declined a request by the federal government to dismiss claims that the IRS subjected conservative groups to additional scrutiny when they applied for tax-exempt status. That means attorneys […] Continue reading →

Democrats scour records for provocative comments

 As the nation’s midsection has grown more conservative and Republican, Democrats have sometimes had to rest their hopes on well-positioned GOP contenders imploding with their own politically off-key statements. It worked like a charm for Democrats in 2012 when Republican candidates in Indiana and Missouri blew winnable Senate races after provocative comments on rape and […] Continue reading →

Conservative Victory: A Look at 5 Significant Supreme Court Cases of This Term

Kara Jones  The conservative movement experienced considerable achievements throughout the course of the Supreme Court’s October 2013 – June 2014 term. An overview of five key decisions that championed religious freedom, First Amendment rights, and more: 1. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) v. Noel Canning Decided June 26, 2014 9 to 0 The Supreme Court […] Continue reading →

Palin, Impeachment and Unserious Politics

Jonathan S. Tobin,  Is impeachment the only remedy for President Obama’s unconstitutional power grabs? Congress doesn’t seem likely to be able to restrain his attempt to rule by executive order by either legislation or lawsuits. But those, like former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, who advocate this course of action, are saying more about themselves than […] Continue reading →