President Obama returned to his theme of "economic patriotism" last week, invoking the phrase "corporate deserters" to describe multinational companies that use mergers with overseas firms to reduce their tax liability in the United States.
The Internal Revenue Service continues to extend its already vast overreach, this time by agreeing to monitor church sermons as part of an agreement the government made on July 17 with the aggressively atheistic Freedom From Religion Foundation.
The editorial board of the New York Times, which generally favors the imposition of "liberal" or "progressive" reforms at the national level, has come out in favor of states' rights on the legalization of marijuana.
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) called the cops to say she was threatened by Gun Owners of America (GOA) Executive Director Larry Pratt after he said that gun rights aren't really about personal defense, they are about protection from tyrannical government — obviously meaning her and her colleagues.
The United Nations is facing tough criticism and allegations of major misconduct after caches of rockets were found hidden at a UN-run school in Gaza before reportedly being handed to terrorists, sparking a global scandal that threatens to further undermine the credibility of the dictator-dominated world body.