Leah Barkoukis

Posted October 05, 2013

And this would be why no one (in the U.S., at least) takes the United Nations seriously.

Posted October 04, 2013

If California Gov. Jerry Brown signs a sweeping new gun control bill that would ban the future sales of semi-automatic rifles that accept detachable magazines, the NRA plans to sue, according to Fox News.

Posted October 03, 2013

Forget arming the Assad regime, Russia’s war in Georgia, or its military campaign in Chechnya. To the International Academy of Spiritual Unity and Cooperation of Peoples of the World, Vladimir Putin ?deserves the Nobel Peace prize.

Posted October 01, 2013

His ratings are terrible, Americans want to deport him, the British don’t want him back, and then there’s this. So yes, this just might be the best news you read all day:

Posted September 30, 2013

Sen. Ted Cruz plans to donate his salary to charity for each day Harry Reid forces a government shutdown.

Posted September 29, 2013

With the House voting 231-192 to avoid a partial government shutdown but also delay Obamacare and permanently repeal its medical device tax, a government shutdown is looking all but certain--or is it?

Posted September 28, 2013

A government shutdown on Tuesday is now looking increasingly likely, as House Republicans plan to attach two amendments to a stopgap spending bill on Saturday that would delay Obamacare by one year and permanently repeal its medical device tax.

Posted September 26, 2013

Colion Noir of NRA News reminds us in his video today that gun control is not saving lives--it's about control. He points to the shooting on Mother’s Day in New Orleans that no one ever heard about—another case of “ghetto violence” that anti-gunners dismiss, he says.

Posted September 25, 2013

President Obama has made a habit of deliberately dropping his G’s when talking to “ordinary Americans,” and it’s getting on Samuel L. Jackson’s nerves.

Posted September 22, 2013

Up until this week, Starbucks had been neutral when it came to its gun policy, which meant that the coffee giant respected local laws regarding firearms.

Posted September 19, 2013

Students for Life released a video today you won’t want to miss. In roughly three minutes, the group exposes the truth about Planned Parenthood and how the abortion giant targets college-aged women and men.

Posted September 18, 2013

Sure, the usual suspects are using the mass shooting at Navy Yard this week to call for more gun control, but after Senate Democrats failed to pass a measure to expand background checks in the spring, and having just witnessed two anti-gun Colorado legislators get recalled, Democrats are split on whether or not to renew their push for gun control. Even if they did though, it’s extremely unlikely they’d get anywhere this time around, either.

Posted September 17, 2013

NSA leaker Edward Snowden has been nominated for the Sakharov Prize, an award for contributions to human rights, the Washington Examiner reports.

Posted September 15, 2013

In case you missed it, last week Funny or Die produced a video in which comedian Sarah Silverman, among others, facetiously advocated for a black NRA. It wasn’t funny, but racist and ignorant, as Katie pointed out.

Posted September 13, 2013

In an audio tape released to jihadi forums the day after 9/11, al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri laid out a strategy for future attacks.

Posted September 12, 2013

Never mind that he’s an American patriot and retired four-star general who had an incredibly distinguished career in the military and CIA—to these far Left anti-war activists at CUNY, David Petraeus is a “fascist,” “disgusting imperialist,” and “war criminal,” among other things.

Posted September 11, 2013

It looks like they didn’t stop after looting and burning dozens of churches in Egypt—now the Muslim Brotherhood and its supporters are forcing some Coptic Christians in Egypt to pay a jizya tax, author and translator Raymond Ibrahim reported on Sunday:

Posted September 10, 2013

Students for Life of America hit the road today for the start of the Planned Parenthood Project, an eight-week tour of 41 universities across the U.S. The group will travel more than 18,000 miles to bring attention to the fact that the abortion giant does in fact perform abortions, and that it also targets college-aged men and women.

Posted September 09, 2013

One of the factors being considered in the Syria debate—and rightly so—is how much an intervention would actually cost. But what isn’t being discussed as much is the fact that U.S. taxpayers have already given more than $1 billion in humanitarian aid during the conflict.

Posted September 08, 2013

The American Civil Rights Union landed a major victory this week when a U.S. District Judge in the Southern District of Mississippi signed a consent decree to clean up Walthall County’s voter registration rolls.