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29 Conservatives Can Oust Boehner as Speaker

It would only require 29 House members to depose current Speaker John Boehner. With this leverage, conservatives could negotiate significant reforms from a successor who emerges on a second or third ballot, thereby restoring the mandate given to them by the electorate on November 4.
Horowitz: Happy Constitution Day

Horowitz: Happy Constitution Day

Today, we celebrate the 227th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution, but so many people will never know it. Because many Americans never studied why our founding documents are so unique, and they never learned the importance
Horowitz: ISIS Raises the Stakes of a Porous Border

Horowitz: ISIS Raises the Stakes of a Porous Border

During his Labor Day speech on Monday, President Obama attempted to invent a new constitutional right – one that should alarm all conservatives, especially during this time of grave national security concerns. As he ticked off his litany of principle
Horowitz: On Ferguson, Libertarians Playing with Fire

Horowitz: On Ferguson, Libertarians Playing with Fire

As Congress remains in a protracted recess for another three weeks and the political news recedes from the headlines, it didn’t take long for the nonpolitical event surrounding the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, to become political. After all, everything in
Conservatives Force Leadership to Act on Immigration

Conservatives Force Leadership to Act on Immigration

Watching the kerfuffle over the immigration bill between party leadership and conservatives reminded me a lot of my daily battles with my four-year-old son. At various times throughout the day, he will inexplicably have a meltdown and refuse to cooperate
Horowitz: Conservatives Should Oppose House Border Bill

Horowitz: Conservatives Should Oppose House Border Bill

Conservatives have long argued that our porous southern border and lax interior enforcement represents our most imminent fiscal and national security threat.  Our open border is an emergency.  But this emergency has been going on for quite some time and
Democrats and their Mendacity with Israel

Democrats and their Mendacity with Israel

Democrats have a penchant for implementing bad policies and then responding to the deleterious consequences by throwing money at the problem.  The Senate supplemental appropriations bill, sponsored by Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), allocates an additional $2.7 billion to deal with
Horowitz: Obama's Border Narrative Unraveling

Horowitz: Obama's Border Narrative Unraveling

Before Republicans rush to formulate a response to the border crisis, they should first investigate the nature of the border crisis. The narrative percolating into the media from the Obama administration is that we are dealing with a sudden humanitarian
Four Years Since Takeover of Financial Services

Four Years Since Takeover of Financial Services

In many respects, Dodd-Frank is the forgotten leviathan of the Obama administration – one that is dragging down the economy just as much as Obamacare, even though it hasn’t received the same scrutiny or provoked as much outrage. The 2300-page
Horowitz: 7 Steps to Reclaiming Our Sovereignty

Horowitz: 7 Steps to Reclaiming Our Sovereignty

We are a country that has successfully fought two world wars and can deploy our military assets anywhere in the world within hours. We are the country that landed human beings on the moon. Yet, the political class would have
Horowitz: We Don't Need a Bailout for Drug Cartels

Horowitz: We Don't Need a Bailout for Drug Cartels

Should an arsonist be granted money to repair and “deal with the crisis” he helped create after starting the fire in the first place? That is the question House Republicans should ask in response to President Obama’s request for $2
Horowitz: Are We Strangers in Our Own Land?

Horowitz: Are We Strangers in Our Own Land?

As we near the 238th anniversary of U.S. independence, many Americans are wondering if we are indeed an independent nation with sovereign borders, given that tens of thousands of unaccompanied children are streaming across the southern border. Have we become
Horowitz: Which Party's Base Did Cochran 'Broaden'?

Horowitz: Which Party's Base Did Cochran 'Broaden'?

Last Tuesday’s GOP primary runoff in Mississippi is turning out to be the most revealing incident in the protracted fight between the conservative grassroots and the GOP establishment. The GOP party leadership has been exposed for their true motives in
Horowitz: This Is Treachery

Horowitz: This Is Treachery

In light of last night’s election results in Mississippi, there is one question every conservative should be asking: how much longer can a party survive when its leadership is inexorably against the ethos of its base? While Democrats harness their
Horowitz: Fight For GOP Has Just Begun

Horowitz: Fight For GOP Has Just Begun

The defeat of Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) last week was unparalleled in modern electoral history. Dave Brat, a man with almost no campaign, yet a powerful message, crushed the sitting majority leader while being outspent 42 to 1. And even
Horowitz: Empower the States and Stop Highway Bailout

Horowitz: Empower the States and Stop Highway Bailout

As Congress prepared to reauthorize federal transportation programs, they are grappling with the predictable problem of plugging the $15 billion annual shortfall in the Highway Trust Fund. Not surprisingly, both parties are prepared to double down on the failed federal
Horowitz: The Real Stain On America's Honor

Horowitz: The Real Stain On America's Honor

Keeping illegal immigrants “in the shadows in this nation,” Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) told a group at Harvard University last month, is “a stain on America’s honor.” Put aside the fact that these people do not live in the shadows
Jeb Bush Exposes the Truth of Open Borders Ethos

Jeb Bush Exposes the Truth of Open Borders Ethos

The debate over illegal immigration is one of the most frustrating issues for those whom approach public policy logically. Seldom do we have so much history to draw upon when crafting new policies like we do with illegal immigration, yet

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