Leah Barkoukis

Posted October 18, 2013

While Boehner’s speakership is likely safe, Charles Krauthammer thinks he’s lost all credibility after failing to stop ObamaCare, which of course, resulted in the first government shutdown in nearly two decades.

Posted October 14, 2013

In Colorado, two state senators were ousted from office in a September recall election over gun control, and another effort to take out state Sen. Evie Hudak is well underway. If successful, Colorado Dems would lose their edge in the state Senate—a distinct possibility that’s not lost on Gov. Hickenlooper.

Posted October 14, 2013

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius claims Obamacare’s online exchanges are “simple” and “user friendly,” but anyone who’s been paying the slightest attention since Oct. 1 knows the new health care law’s roll out has been a stunning failure. For this reason, Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan, thinks Sebelius ought to ?resign:

Posted October 11, 2013

Dr. Ben Carson didn’t hold back when discussing Obamacare Friday at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, DC.

Posted October 10, 2013

How can the billion-dollar abortion industry do even more with less? In California at least, pro-choice advocates push for Gov. Jerry Brown to sign a bill that allows non-physicians to perform abortions—and that’s exactly what he did on Wednesday.

Posted October 08, 2013

Congress’ approval rating is down to 11 percent, according to a Gallup poll released Monday, which is hardly surprising given the shutdown. But Public Policy Polling has found a more interesting way to measure its popularity.

Posted October 07, 2013

With two victories now under their belt, gun rights activists in Colorado are refocusing their efforts to recall state Sen. Evie Hudak—despite a failed attempt less than six months ago.

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.