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Susan Rice: Fool Us Twice? She Needs to Go!

Susan Rice: Fool Us Twice? She Needs to Go!

It’s an old American saying: “Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me!” President Obama’s National Security Adviser went on another Sunday show last weekend. She proceeded to tell the nation and the world that the

Defending the Religious Liberty of Those Who Defend Us

Defending the Religious Liberty of Those Who Defend Us

If you go to the D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Virginia, you will see a moving tableau, a series of statues of the brave young Americans who stormed ashore on June 6, 1944 to liberate a continent from the grip of

Mr. President: 'Talk turkey' to Egypt

Mr. President: 'Talk turkey' to Egypt

Dear Mr. President: Recent events in Egypt show the failure of your administration’s policies toward this largest of Arab countries. You helped in the overthrow of dictator Hosni Mubarak. Very well. Americans should shed no tears for Mubarak’s departure. He stayed in

Take a Risk for Peace: Move our Embassy to Jerusalem

Take a Risk for Peace: Move our Embassy to Jerusalem

Safely re-elected last November, President Obama waited barely a month (December 4, 2012) before suspending once again the provisions of the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995. That law required the United States to recognize Jerusalem as the permanent and undivided

Opinion: American Carriers Victim of Government Cronyism

Opinion: American Carriers Victim of Government Cronyism

America is only four months into the second term of Barack Obama. Regrettably, one of our most important industries is suffering from a pair of grossly obtuse government agencies which have banded together to aid a foreign state-owned company at

McAuliffe Attacks Cuccinelli for Prosecuting Sexual Predators

McAuliffe Attacks Cuccinelli for Prosecuting Sexual Predators

Career influence peddler and political mercenary Terry McAuliffe is at it again; and this time he’s pushed the bare-knuckled, gutter politics he’s known for to a new low. Last month saw the 4th Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals overturn

Florida Governor Rick Scott's Record of Economic Success

Florida Governor Rick Scott's Record of Economic Success

A stunning announcement came out of Florida this week. The state that was exhibit A for economic disaster two years ago is now experiencing a tremendous rebound thanks to Gov. Rick Scott’s pro-growth policies. Washington should take a page –

Jimmy Carter's Libel Israel Week

Jimmy Carter's Libel Israel Week

Some politically correct colleges in America and Western Europe observe something they call “Israel Apartheid Week.” It’s another opportunity to libel Israel for building a defensive perimeter to keep out Arab suicide bombers. These misguided young people who libel the

Obama Admin Argues for Same-Sex Parenthood at SCOTUS

Obama Admin Argues for Same-Sex Parenthood at SCOTUS

Just four years ago, candidate Barack Obama said he believed that marriage was between a man and a woman. “And God is in the mix.” Who moved? Say what you will about President Barack Obama’s policies; millions of Americans voted

Bill Clinton Can Still Handle a Whopper

Bill Clinton Can Still Handle a Whopper

It’s good to see Bill Clinton looking so healthy. He has given up meat after his heart operation, but his performance Wednesday night proves he can still handle a whopper.  It was vintage Bill Clinton–wonky, funny, overlong and drawn out,

President Obama's Covert Zeal for Abortion

President Obama's Covert Zeal for Abortion

Abraham Lincoln in 1854 spoke of the “covert zeal” of President Franklin Pierce and Sen. Steven A. Douglas for the spread of slavery. These leading Democrats never said they were in favor of slavery. They simply viewed the right of whites to choose slavery

Is the Star-Spangled Banner an "Abomination"?

Talk show host, Bill Press, doesn’t like the Star-Spangled Banner. Imagine: a liberal talk show that’s not on NPR! His radio show is simulcast on Current TV. Bill Press likes provoking conservatives, but I’m not sure we should be provoked

The Fate of Syria's Christian Minority

The Fate of Syria's Christian Minority

Four years ago, Israeli “dove” Avi Primor cooed over the prospects for a comprehensive peace settlement in the Mideast. The “key” to peace, wrote Israel’s former Ambassador to Germany, lies in Damascus. Amb. Primor wrote if Israel would only agree

Walker Walks the Talk; Obama Talks

Walker Walks the Talk; Obama Talks

Gov. Scott Walker walked his talk. He faced down a militant, union-led effort to drive him from office, never losing courage or the conviction his policies were in the state’s best interests.  It took steely determination not to buckle in

What the Washington Post Missed

What the Washington Post Missed

Last week, the Washington Post produced a front-page story intended to shock readers with the news of Mitt Romney leading fellow preppies in cutting the bleach-blond hair of a student at their school. The incident in question took place in

Obama's Soros-Controlled Energy Council

Obama's Soros-Controlled Energy Council

When politicians want to look busy while avoiding tough decisions during an election year, what do they do? They form commissions and councils. And when President Barack Obama saw Americans struggling with highergasoline and home energy prices, did he encourage

Obama's Dangerous Approach to Missile Defense

Obama's Dangerous Approach to Missile Defense

When Congress returns after recess, the astronomical levels of spending included in President Obama’s budget will face a vicious election-year showdown which will make the debt ceiling debate look tame. And while our Campaigner-in-Chief is busy making jokes about eating

Forward to Socialism

Forward to Socialism

Someone in the Obama campaign should find a new line of work. They’ve adopted as a slogan the single word: Forward! You’ve heard those complaints from conservatives that Obama is a socialist? Well, Forward! is one sure way to validate

The Secularization of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Secularization of Martin Luther King, Jr.

This month at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast in Washington, the faithful met to worship the Almighty and discuss the latest battles for religious liberty in an increasingly secular culture. When the Knights of Columbus’ Supreme Knight Carl Anderson spoke,

Obama's EPA Stonewalls on Keystone

Obama's EPA Stonewalls on Keystone

The oppressive monster known as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is not just killing jobs these days – it is intentionally avoiding transparency that may shed light on the political motivations behind the agency’s actions. Started in 1970 by President

The Export-Import Bank Nightmare

The Export-Import Bank Nightmare

America, with its constitutionally protected freedoms and entrepreneurial spirit, has generated prosperity at a level which is unique to the human experience. However, if the mortgage crisis, student loan crisis, and the disastrous failure of green-energy firms have taught us

President Obama's Bullying Pulpit

President Obama's Bullying Pulpit

President Obama this week took advantage of the fine spring weather and a meeting with Canada and Mexico’s leaders to make an extraordinary statement in the White House Rose Garden. He responded to questions about his health care takeover. ObamaCare

ObamaCare at the Court: Will We Be Citizens or Subjects?

ObamaCare at the Court: Will We Be Citizens or Subjects?

In Washington this week, a rare drama is unfolding in the U.S. Supreme Court. The  momentous question that is before the court is this: Shall we be Citizens or Subjects?   The high court is considering a historic challenge by twenty-six

If Israel Strikes…

The headlines are stark indeed. “Israel Readies a Pre-Emptive Strike.” Israeli Prime Minister is said to be working to persuade reluctant members of his coalition Cabinet to go along with such a military option against Islamist Iran. The Huffington Post’s

Hillary Clinton: World's Second Most Powerful Woman?

Forbes Magazine is a most respected resource for business leaders. The magazine recently came out with a list of the world’s Most Powerful Women. Not surprisingly, they chose German Chancellor Angela Merkel as No. 1. This is doubtless because the

Obama's War on the Secret Ballot

[Ed. Note: This article was co-authored with Clint Bolik.] The Obama Administration has fired its opening salvo against a cornerstone of democracy: the right to secret ballot. Last fall, voters in four states voted overwhelmingly to amend their constitutions protect

The Mideast: Safe For Democracy?

Written with Bob Morrison Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was speaking for the Obama administration this week when she issued a sharp demand: Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad should step down and now. The Obama administration is putting its Syria policy

Cut U.S. Funding For Osama's Mourners

Hamas, the Palestinian terror group that runs Gaza, is mourning the death of Osama bin Laden. He is a “martyr” to these jihadists. And Hamas has just concluded a pact with the so-called Palestinian Authority (PA), or Fatah, the group

Second Thoughts On Goldstone?

[Editor’s Note: This post is co-authored by Bob Morrison] Richard Goldstone is a retired justice of South Africa ‘s Constitutional Court. He is Jewish and a Zionist. So, when this distinguished jurist issued a report commissioned by the UN’s Human

Blocking A UN Threat To The Family

[Editor’s note: This article was co-authored by Bob Morrison] Do elections matter? You bet they do! Until last November, there was a real threat that the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) would be ratified by a

Obama's On the Wrong Side of History

Obama: Arrogant perspective on Libya/Gaddafi? “I don’t think anybody disputes that Gaddafi has more firepower than the opposition,” President Obama said at a recent White House news conference. “I believe that Gaddafi is on the wrong side of history [emphasis

Obama Is AWOL On Religious Liberty

Last May 31st in Afghanistan , a world away from American backyard barbeques and military parades, Sayeed Mussa vanished into thin air. Mr. Mussa was spirited away to an unknown location to be executed for his faith in Jesus Christ.

What Would Reagan Do About Egypt?

We’re about to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s birth. As much as I would like to praise that great and good man, I have to wonder what he would do about Egypt? Would he shepherd Egypt along the

Obama Justice Department Must Probe Child Porn at MTV

The child porn allegations made against MTV for its “Skins” show must be investigated by the Obama Justice Department. Child Pornography is not protected by the First Amendment, and producing child porn is a crime. Whether these allegations are true