Leah Barkoukis

Posted February 16, 2014

California state Sen. William Monning ?proposed a bill Thursday that would require a warning label on the front of all beverages that have added sweeteners. The label, which would apply to beverages with 75 or more calories in every 12 ounces, would reade: “STATE OF CALIFORNIA SAFETY WARNING: Drinking beverages with added sugar(s) contributes to obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay.”

Posted February 14, 2014

U.S. military deaths in Afghanistan have skyrocketed under President Obama.

Posted February 13, 2014

You didn’t think Michigan’s labor unions would let right to work laws pass without enacting some sort of retribution, did you?

Posted February 12, 2014

According to a reporter with the TimesDaily.com, Alabama Democratic Rep. Alvin Holmes allegedly said on the state House floor that he doesn’t like Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas because…he’s married to a white woman. Holmes, for the record, is African-American.

Posted February 11, 2014

National Intelligence Director James Clapper and Defense Intelligence Agency Director Michael Flynn directly contradicted the president during a Senate Armed Services committee hearing.

Posted February 09, 2014

There are consequences of the increased prevalence of marijuana use in society—one of which is undoubtedly drugged driving.

Posted February 07, 2014

Assistant Secretary of State Victory Nuland has apologized for the supposed leak of a telephone conversation with the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Geoffrey Pyatt, in which she said “f*** the EU.”

Posted February 06, 2014

Speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. Thursday, President Obama focused on religious freedom in other countries, saying that it matters to national security at home and plays a prominent role in the country’s foreign policy.

Posted February 05, 2014

Young women aren’t signing up for Obamacare. Enroll America’s remedy for that? Launch a multi-million dollar ad campaign featuring singing (and rapping) pets.

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.