“Run, Ted, run!” was the message the enthusiastic crowd had for Sen. Ted Cruz on Saturday at Americans for Prosperity’s “Defending the American Dream” summit in Orlando. In his speech at the event, the potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate railed against “career politicians in both parties,” Common Core education and Obamacare, among other things.
Syrian newspapers are saying that Obama’s decision to seek congressional approval is the “start of the historic American retreat,” and on Fox News Sunday, Chris Wallace noted that officials in Damascus are saying the president “flinched” and had “made a joke of the American administration.” Given these types of reactions, Wallace asked his guest, Sec. John Kerry, whether the administration “handed Syria and Iran at least a temporary victory.”
Speaking from the Rose Garden Saturday, President Obama addressed the nation on Syria, reiterated the horrible atrocities that have taken place and said the chemical attack was “an attack on human dignity.”
The way former Democratic congressman Dennis Kucinich sees the situation, if President Obama goes around Congress and acts unilaterally on Syria, he risks impeachment for going against the Constitution.
Shakil Afridi, the Pakistani doctor who was arrested and sentenced to 33 years in prison for helping the U.S. find Osama bin Laden, is getting a retrial.
When Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan yelled “Allahu akhbar” and opened fire on his comrades in 2009, leaving 13 people dead and more than 32 others wounded, it was clear, at least to the National Counterrorism Center, that this was indeed a terrorist attack and was labeled as such the day after.
An Iranian court rejected the appeal of U.S. citizen and American pastor Saeed Abedini, who was sentenced to eight years in a notoriously brutal Iranian prison for his Christian faith.
Despite her age and two run-ins with cancer, Justice Ginsberg recently told The New York Times that she has no plans to retire any time soon. Ginsburg said she’s going to stay “as long as [she] can do the job full steam.”
s Rush Limbaugh really to blame for Washington gridlock? President Obama seems to think so— in an interview with CNN’s Chris Cuomo on Friday he said the conservative radio host is partially to blame for Washington’s inaction.
Starbucks is a unique company with regard to its gun policy in that it allows customers to carry loaded weapons in stores where permitted by state law rather than imposing a blanket gun-free zone policy. Because of this, however, advocacy group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is calling for “Skip Starbucks Saturday”—a nationwide boycott of the coffee chain on Aug. 24.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a strong statement on Thursday after four rockets fired from southern Lebanon hit northern Israel.
What’s Rand Paul doing during Senate recess? Performing pro bono eye surgeries for his constituents, of course.
Behind the beard and the camouflage, Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson is an incredibly insightful man with a penchant for straight talk. In a video posted on YouTube in January, Robertson is seen giving a speech in Pennsylvania discussing in part the abortion culture in America.
The American Political Action Committee claims its intention in holding a Million Muslim March in Washington, DC is to demand social justice by the U.S. government. But the date the group has chosen is 9/11—the 12th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks.
As the violence in Egypt spirals out of control, Coptic Christian churches have also been the target of attacks by Muslim Brotherhood supporters. In the past two days alone, there were nearly 40 incidents.
The definition of a criminal hasn’t changed—but Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) refuses to classify people who come to this country illegally as criminals. “I separate out people who came here illegally from people who are criminals,” he said.
That’s right—the “Duck Dynasty” star is being eyed by some GOP operatives to run for retiring Republican Rep. Rodney Alexander’s open seat.
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is taking sides when it comes to the political feud going on between New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who is currently leading some 2016 GOP polls, signed 10 gun bills into law on Thursday.
The Egyptian Cabinet’s tweet on Tuesday, which was quickly deleted, suggests they aren’t too pleased with Sen. McCain’s advice to the new government about releasing Muslim Brotherhood prisoners.
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