Article One and Stunts
Speaker John Boehner intends to draft legislation in the House of Representatives that would authorize a suit against the president of the United States. The legislation would only pertain to the House, so it would not need the Senate's consent. Given the partisan composition of the House, the legislation will pass. Speaker Boehner will use taxpayer dollars to sue President Obama over President Obama's use, or disuse, of his powers.
Obama Skitters, Scampers and Scuttles Away From Failure
Skitter, scamper, scuttle. That seems to be the mode of the Obama administration of late.
Obama the Problem Creator
Only if we understand that Wednesday was "Opposite Day" can we comprehend President Obama's bizarre remarks in Texas concerning our border crisis.
How to Fight Sexual Assault
Two University of Miami football players have been arrested and dismissed from the university after being criminally charged with sexual battery on a 17-year-old girl. According to ESPN, the two admitted to buying drinks for the girl and then bringing her back to a dorm room where they engaged in nonconsensual sex acts with her.
Bowling, Beer and Pool with President Irrelevant and Governor Irrelevant
Obama played pool and drank a beer with Colorado's Governor Irrelevant, John Hickenlooper. The last time Hickenlooper saw his shadow, he was admitting he didn't understand the legislation that May Michael Bloomberg of New York city had passed in Hick's state of Colorado.
A Tale of Two Moralities
We weep for Gilad Shaar, Naftali Frenkel, Eyal Yifrach, the three Jewish teenagers whose lives were brutally cut short because they chose to walk home from their religious school, hoping to catch a ride like teenage boys safely do in the civilized neighborhoods of the world.
Stop the Presses! New York Times Bureau Chief Suggests That Obama is Incompetant
If you watched MSNBC"s "The Daily Rundown" Monday, you might have been shocked to hear a panel of liberal journalists say some uncomplimentary things about Barack Obama's presidency.
With his job approval polls falling, the economy in first gear, incomes in decline, inflation on the rise, good jobs in short supply, and a thicket of administration scandals, the news media has begun to turn against Obama.
The Battle of the Border
?It is one thing for Republicans to point fingers at President Barack Obama. It is something else for a Democrat to point a finger at Barack Obama.
Shooting, and Splintering
The shoot-out requires entirely different skills than the game that’s preceded it, of course. “The match proper is a team game, but a penalty kick is a lone endeavor,” as The Economist explained recently.
Culture Challenge of the Week: What are Your Family Rules?
In our culture, we don’t particularly love the thought of rules. We tend to think of them as restrictive, or binding, if you will. But sometimes that binding element is exactly what we need to get our hearts to stay where we need them to in order for them to grow properly.
Unions and Key Dems. Blocking Trade
The American people are continuing to struggle with economic uncertainty and are perplexed as to what it’s going to take to turn the economy around. Recent Department of Commerce (DOC) figures are depressing and don’t help for optimism as consumer spending suffered a 0.1 percent decrease in May, adjusting for inflation.
The Redemption of George Wallace
?In the last year, past civil rights successes have been honored. Yet one of the biggest successes of the movement , the redemption of Governor George Wallace, is intentionally omitted and keeps division alive.
Brian and Garrett Fahy:
The Lessons of the First Time
?As far as first times go politically, he was supposed to be perfect. Charming, self-confident, kind-hearted and strong. A guy with an easy smile and an easy way with words. No baggage, thankfully. The kind of guy you thought you could trust. Not like those other guys, with their fake smiles and cheesy pick-up lines. You’d seen that type before, and this guy was different.
Tea Party: Learn From Al Gore
Chris McDaniel, candidate for the U.S. Senate from Mississippi, lost the Republican runoff to incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran last month, and now he is being led down a primrose path to political oblivion. McDaniel's passionate supporters think that a moment of crisis for the country is a good time to treat control of the Senate as if it's a prom queen election.