Leah Barkoukis

Posted February 03, 2014

There’s just one small problem stopping Colorado from being able to collect tax revenue on marijuana sales: federal law.

Posted February 02, 2014

Team Rubicon is changing the current paradigm in disaster response and helping veterans along the way.

Posted January 31, 2014

After his “instantly forgettable” State of the Union address on Tuesday, Rebel Pundit interviewed a handful of Chicago activists to see what they thought of President Obama’s speech. Needless to say, it wasn’t good.

Posted January 30, 2014

Pro-life organizations are standing with a small pro-life group in Waco, Texas to boycott Girl Scout cookies over the organization’s recent “praise for Wendy Davis and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius…and because of a deep and lasting entanglement with abortion providers and abortion rights organizations,” according to the CookieCott 2014’s website.

Posted January 29, 2014

If you made it through the end of the SOTU last night, you’ll know that the best part was undoubtedly the story of Sgt. Cory Remsburg, and watching the subsequent standing ovation this hero deservedly received. And then NBC News ruined it when Senior Political Editor Mark Murray tweeted this:

Posted January 28, 2014

Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) admitted Tuesday during testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that’s he’s “no real expert on China.”

Posted January 26, 2014

Norwegians are not happy about the next U.S. ambassador to their country—and for good reason; he’s a top Obama bundler that knows absolutely nothing about Norway.

Posted January 24, 2014

In New York City alone, 83,750 babies were aborted in 2010, according to a CDC’s recent “Abortion Surveillance” report.

Posted January 23, 2014

Smith & Wesson announced Wednesday that it would rather stop selling its handguns in California than comply with the state’s new microstamping law, which “requires that all new semi-automatic pistols that are not already on the state’s approved gun roster have the microstamping technology,” The Washington Times reports.

Posted January 22, 2014

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott was the target of “philosophical bigotry” over the weekend from non other than Rev. William Barber II, the head of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP, who referred to Scott as a “ventriloquist dummy” for “the extreme right wing” in South Carolina.

Posted January 21, 2014

Retired Adm. Mike Mullen on Tuesday listed what he considers to be the greatest threats to America. Foremost among them is the national debt.

Posted January 18, 2014

A bipartisan Senate intelligence committee ?report on Benghazi was released this week, which placed blame on the State Department and intelligence agencies for the failures that led to the death of four Americans on Sept.

Posted January 16, 2014

By expanding the definition of racial profiling, the Justice Department is taking political correctness to a whole new—and dangerous—level.

Posted January 15, 2014

Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., has had it with the way TSA agents treat passengers and is threatening to privatize airport screening unless improvements are seen in their ‘customer service’ skills.

Posted January 14, 2014

Are mass shootings really on the rise in America? Will an increased focus on mental health help prevent mass murders? Would expanded background checks really make a difference? According to author and Northeastern University criminology professor James Alan Fox—no.

Posted January 13, 2014

This, my friends, is what one year of regulations issued by the Obama administration looks like.

Posted January 12, 2014

House Democrats would likely support a bipartisan proposal that would cut food stamps by $9 billion, Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said this week, reports The Hill.

Posted January 12, 2014

Florida Carry was left no choice on January 10 but to file a lawsuit against the University of Florida because of its “illegal and unconstitutional regulations prohibiting firearms and weapons on all university property.”

Posted January 11, 2014

Former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell has been making the rounds promoting the movie “Lone Survivor,” a personal account of the failed SEAL Team 10 mission to capture or kill a notorious Taliban leader in Afghanistan. During an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper, however, things got pretty tense.

Posted January 10, 2014

A federal lawsuit filed last May against the mandatory payment of union dues is moving forward in the courts, Fox News reports, and will soon be heard by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The case was filed by a group of California public school teachers who say that being forced to pay union dues violates right to free speech.