Leah Barkoukis

Posted December 14, 2013

In his weekly address to the nation, President Obama marked the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre in Newtown, Conn., by renewing calls for gun control.

Posted December 12, 2013

Those who have been following the story of Saeed Abedini, the American pastor who was sentenced to eight years in a brutal Iranian prison for his Christian faith, were shocked to learn his name was not even mentioned as part of the nuclear deal struck with Iran last month.

Posted December 11, 2013

Planned Parenthood is out with their latest annual report and the numbers prove yet again that they aren’t in the business of women’s health, they’re in the business of abortion.

Posted December 10, 2013

Will Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul run for president in 2016? That all depends on who you ask.

Posted December 08, 2013

Anti-apartheid activist and former South African president Nelson Mandela is hailed across the globe as a champion of peace and reconciliation. And while the man who went from prisoner to president certainly deserves the plaudits for his political and civil rights accomplishments, not all of his work in office was quite as noble.

Posted December 06, 2013

Another glaring example of why the ‘if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor’ mantra President Obama and other ACA enthusiasts touted is simply false:

Posted December 05, 2013

The National Republican Congressional Committee isn’t taking any chances when it comes to the 2014 elections. Together with top aides, they’re giving GOP candidates facing election challenge a very important campaign (and life) lesson on how to talk to women.

Posted December 04, 2013

Back in August, a group called “?Young Invincibles” teamed up with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to host an online video contest to promote Obamacare, which sounds about as terrible of an idea as the videos actually turned out.

Posted December 03, 2013

The latest news to come out of the war-torn country is the abduction of 12 nuns from a predominately Christian village by Islamist rebels.

Posted December 01, 2013

Daniel Defense, one of the nation’s leading manufacturers and retailers in the firearms industry, was willing to pay top dollar for a commercial in the 2014 NFL Super Bowl. But FOX rejected the commercial, which is an innocuous video about home defense and fundamental rights, “due to the rules the NFL itself has set into place for [Daniel Defense’s] category.”

Posted November 29, 2013

With so much negative Obamacare coverage in the news, it’s no wonder that one “nonpartisan” group has been given a $1.1 million grant to create a database of success stories.

Posted November 26, 2013

Hmm. Didn’t Obama just say that he won’t act unilaterally on immigration reform? Why, then, didn’t White House spokesman Josh Earnest rule out the possibility of using executive actions?

Posted November 25, 2013

Since the Iran nuclear deal was announced on Sunday, top Republicans and Democrats have blasted it, former Ambassador to the UN John Bolton called the deal an “abject surrender by the United States,” and one of our closest allies is “extremely angry,” to say the least. That ally, as you well know by now, is Israel.

Posted November 24, 2013

Reactions to the Iranian nuclear deal that President Obama hailed as an “important first step toward a comprehensive solution” have been mixed, to say the least.

Posted November 23, 2013

Yet another loss for American taxpayers was announced on Friday over a green initiative--this time to the tune of $139 million.

Posted November 22, 2013

Western leaders may be silent about the persecution of Christians in the Middle East, but Pope Francis isn’t. Speaking Thursday to a gathering of Eastern rite church leaders that have ties to the Roman Catholic Church, Francis said he would “not rest as long as there are men and women, of any religion, affected in their dignity, deprived of life’s basic necessities, robbed of a future, forced to the status of refugees and asylum-seekers.”

Posted November 21, 2013

Where does the greatest threat from terrorists trying to enter the U.S. come from? If you guessed the Southwest Border you’d be wrong. According to National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd, it’s the U.S.-Canada border.

Posted November 19, 2013

Taxpayer money is reportedly being used to fund Afghan companies with ties to terrorist organizations, according to Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko.

Posted November 10, 2013

Though our recently seated U.S. ambassador to the United Nations was only a toddler when Jane Fonda committed treason in Vietnam, at this stage in her career there’s no excuse for her not knowing about “Hanoi Jane’s” history of “anti-war activism.” Thus, her comments on Wednesday are utterly inexcusable.

Posted November 08, 2013

Last month a temporary glitch in Louisiana’s EBT system allowed some card recipients to shop till they dropped at a number of local Walmarts. That’s right, for several hours the limit on the cards disappeared, letting users buy—steal—anything and as much as they wanted.