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The Overarmed and Dangerous Police State

Many of our Founding Fathers risked their lives for the protections against unlawful searches and seizures; many of them died for these liberties. And now, with the advance of technology and the federal government selling military-style weapons to local law enforcement, the fundamental protections for citizens are eroding. But it’s not too late. We must fight back. Our very republic depends upon it. The American Experiment hangs in the balance.

Rand Paul

The Looming ‘Security Cliff’

Should a government that can already seize your bank account for very little reason be allowed to also collect your phone records with as little justification?

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Did John McCain Know about IRS Targeting?

Sen. McCain has some serious explaining to do about just how much he knew about the targeting at the IRS. He’s certainly had his differences with the Tea Party and conservative Republicans in the past. And his positions on free speech and political action have more in common with liberals who prefer a one-way street over the marketplace of ideas.

California Laws Restrict Groundwater Use on Private Land

California Laws Restrict Groundwater Use on Private Land

“With the stroke of his pen, the Governor changed over 100 years of water laws – without the people’s input. This is not the democracy Californians deserve.” – State Senator Jim Nielsen In the midst of drought and heightened overdrafting

Career Politicians on the Rise: How to Stem the Tide

Career Politicians on the Rise: How to Stem the Tide

Politics has become a new profession.  The trend creating “career politicians” has been growing for decades, and it has surely contributed to the entrenchment of power in D.C. and its separation from the will of the American people.  Chris Cillizza

Vindication in the Tea Party Case against IRS

Vindication in the Tea Party Case against IRS

As evidence of IRS wrongdoing mounts, it’s great to get some good news. Today, U.S. District Judge Susan Dlott rejected the IRS’s motion to dismiss the NorCal Tea Party’s class action lawsuit.  The government had the audacity to claim that

IRS Is Ready to Move On, but the American People Are Not

IRS Is Ready to Move On, but the American People Are Not

Ever since the IRS scandal broke, the agency’s defenders have been saying it’s over. President Obama denied a “smidgen” of corruption. Elijah Cummings still says “the case is solved.” These statements have the same ring as an officer waving people

Meckler: 'The People' Are Winning Against Common Core

Meckler: 'The People' Are Winning Against Common Core

Parents are winning the battle against Common Core federal education standards. Not only are states leaving the program; politicians who support Common Core have felt the heat in recent elections. Michelle Malkin says the defeat of several Common Core supporters

Scott Walker, Don't Become One of Them

Scott Walker, Don't Become One of Them

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker never got a college degree. He says it is one of his biggest regrets in life. It weighs on him so heavily that his spokesman recently said the Governor is now considering going back to school

Obama Administration Has 'Chilling' Effect on Free Press

Obama Administration Has 'Chilling' Effect on Free Press

The truth is supposed to set you free, right? Not according to the Obama administration, which two journalists have recently accused of having a “chilling” effect on reporting in Washington, D.C. Sharyl Attkisson left CBS after 20 years because she

Mary Landrieu, the Counterfeit Candidate

Mary Landrieu, the Counterfeit Candidate

When Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu’s first television ad hit the airwaves this week, it purportedly highlighted her “efforts to stand up to the administration in order to fight for Louisiana, and protect and strengthen our energy industry that supports 300,000

Standoff at Nevada Ranch: America Is Ready to Resist

Standoff at Nevada Ranch: America Is Ready to Resist

Protesters at Cliven Bundy’s ranch in Nevada faced off with federal agents this past weekend, sending the message that overreaching government power can be resisted. You’ve seen the news: A video showing the protestors at the Bundy ranch taking on federal

The President Can't Even Spell R-E-S-P-E-C-T

The President Can't Even Spell R-E-S-P-E-C-T

The President was in a room full of admirers at a White House concert Thursday night. When he approached the podium to honor the legendary Patti LaBelle and Aretha Franklin, the audience only giggled a little when he bungled the

'Krewe of Landrieu' Blocks Keystone, Local Jobs for Years

'Krewe of Landrieu' Blocks Keystone, Local Jobs for Years

Every Mardi Gras in Louisiana, groups of friends, colleagues, neighbors, and fans join to form an organization called a “krewe.” These krewes put on masquerade balls, build floats to march in high energy parades, and toss beads and painted coconuts.

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