It was 100 years ago this month that the 16th Amendment to the Constitution officially became the law of the land. Since this is the one that authorized the federal government to implement a graduated income tax in the United States, you’ll understand why I say that February 3, 1913, was a very bad day for liberty.
New Jersey Democratic Senator Frank Lautenberg's announced departure from the Senate next year paves the way for yet another interventionist to replace him, Newark's Mayor Cory Booker.
As Congress considers creating a court with jurisdiction over the drone war, the UN launches an investigation into killing by executive decree.
A report from the Government Accountability Office indicates that 35 percent of the major federal regulations issued from 2003 to 2010 were done so without public notice. Likewise, 44 percent of non-major regulations were also issued without public notice, also known as a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM).
Homeschooling advocates are up in arms after Obama’s Justice Department, led by disgraced Attorney General Eric Holder, claimed that a ban on home education was not a violation of fundamental human rights and that, as such, the ruthlessly persecuted Romeike family should be deported to Germany. Experts say deporting the innocent homeschoolers to face barbaric German authorities — infamous worldwide for lawlessly abducting homeschooled children and jailing home-educating parents — would be bad enough. Particularly troubling for Americans in general, however, is that the case could set a dangerous precedent for U.S. freedom, too.
One would have thought the twin Republican responses to President Obama's State of the Union address by Florida Senator Marco Rubio and Kentucky Senator Rand Paul should have been almost identical in opposition to the president. But they ended up a study in sharp contrast.
Several states are enlisting in the fight to deny the federal government the power to indefinitely detain American citizens under provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 (NDAA).
Drones will reportedly soon be launched by a frustrated Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) to locate Christopher Dorner, the ex-LAPD officer who allegedly shot three of his former comrades, leaving one dead.
In his February 12 State of the Union address, President Obama unloaded a leftist laundry list of plans, including the implementation of gun control, more education spending, federal pre-school care, and more high-handed executive orders.
Democrats and the mainstream media have attacked Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D., the surgeon whose inspiring speech at the National Prayer Breakfast challenged political correctness and President Obama’s socialist agenda.