Long Overdue: GOP lawmaker files motion to boot Speaker Boehner

House lawmaker files motion to oust Boehner. In a move unprecedented in the history of the House of Representatives, a Republican lawmaker filed a motion Tuesday to remove House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, from his post, in another sign of dissatisfaction with Boehner’s leadership by a number of House conservatives. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., filed… [Read More]

Small business loans resume after Congress lifts guarantee cap

U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed legislation renewing federal loan guarantees for small businesses that were exhausted last week and also raising the overall cap on the program. The House of Representatives on Monday unanimously approved the Small Business Administration loan program in a bill the Senate had already passed. The measure sets the… [Read More]

Changing Times: Boy Scouts lift ban on gay adult leaders, employees

 The Boy Scouts of America lifted its outright ban on openly gay adult leaders and employees on Monday, rolling back a policy that has deeply divided the membership of the 105-year-old Texas-based organization. The new policy, which takes effect immediately, comes three years after the organization removed its prohibition on gay youth, but local Boy… [Read More]

If GOP Can’t Defund Planned Parenthood, They Don’t Deserve 2016 White House

Todd Starnes,  House Speaker John Boehner may or may not defund Planned Parenthood, telling reporters that he wants to get the facts first. You want facts, Mr. Speaker? Okay – call up Planned Parenthood and see what the going rate is for an aborted baby’s backbone. You want facts, sir? How about more than a… [Read More]

Why Liberals Win

Derek Hunter,  Tactics are important. History is replete with examples of superior forces being defeated by smaller armies with a better battle plan. Conservatives lose for the same reason: We have no battle plan. For years conservatives were content to be correct. Socialism doesn’t work. Fascism was a horrendous failure. Communism collapsed under its own… [Read More]

Walker enters Republican race, needs to show appeal beyond Iowa

Scott Walker jumped into the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on Monday, needing to prove he has learned from early missteps and can appeal to voters beyond the conservatives who dominate the first nominating contest in Iowa. The Wisconsin governor, the 15th Republican to announce a presidential candidacy, has a resume that appeals… [Read More]

The Supreme Court Is Not Supreme

Arthur Schaper,  On Friday, the Supreme Court of the United States declared: “I now pronounce same-sex couples free to marry.” In another tortured five-four ruling, authored by Justice Anthony Kennedy (a wavering California Republican who has deliberately placed himself as a swing justice), the court invalidated same-sex marriage bans nationwide, arguing that the Fourteenth Amendment… [Read More]

Michelle Malkin: The Media’s Vile Attacks on Conservative Assimilationists

I have had enough of smug liberal elites wrapped in their “Celebrate Diversity” banners tearing down minority conservatives. Look in the mirror, media and academia bigots. Your own reflexive racism and divisive rhetoric are poisoning public discourse. There’s nothing “progressive” about attacking the children and grandchildren of immigrants who proudly embrace an American identity. We… [Read More]

Bernie Sanders Wants To Tax Americans At 90%. His Reasoning Is Priceless…

Steven Crowder,   Yes, this is a real thing. No, Bernie Sanders didn’t have a public meltdown of epic, Charlie Sheen proportions. This is what he believes. It’s what he’s always believed. Remember this when your leftist friends talk about how “radical” the “far right” has become in this country. Please, remember this. In an interview with NBC… [Read More]

Rise Up for Free Speech!

Bill Murchison,  Columnist and Fox News contributor Kirsten Powers’ new book, “The Silencing: How the Left Is Killing Free Speech,” links her snugly to the cause of unfettered thought and expression — important for conservatives, certainly but also for non-conservatives. As it should be for any American, come to think of it, as the “progressive”… [Read More]

The First Lady and the Race Card

Suzanne Fields, Michelle Obama can give as good as she gets, and she’s getting a hard time from conservatives over two speeches she gave last week. The first was a commencement speech at Tuskegee University in Alabama, and the other was at the opening of the new Whitney Museum of American Art in downtown New… [Read More]

Lethal injection case exposes U.S. top court’s death penalty divide

 Tensions on the Supreme Court over America’s use of the death penalty boiled over on Wednesday as the justices appeared badly split in a case challenging Oklahoma’s lethal injection method as a breach of the Constitution’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment. The nine-member court’s five conservatives seemed likely to side with Oklahoma in the… [Read More]