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Most House Members Sign Letter Backing Israel At UN

More than 90 percent of the U.S. House of Representatives has signed a letter urging President Barack Obama to use U.S. veto power to block any United Nations resolutions seen as biased against Israel, one of the letter’s lead sponsors

Republicans Demand Investigation to Find Out Who Ordered IRS Targeting

Republicans Demand Investigation to Find Out Who Ordered IRS Targeting

On Monday, acting IRS commissioner Dan Werfel and Treasury Inspector General J. Russell George said though there was not any evidence from the initial audit that IRS agents were ordered to target Tea Party and conservative organizations, they would continue

Rep. Lowey: IRS Scandal Due to Underfunding

Rep. Lowey: IRS Scandal Due to Underfunding

On Monday, Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY) of the House Appropriations Subcommittee asked acting IRS Commissioner Daniel Werfel and inspector general J. Russell George if there was any evidence of White House involvement in the IRS’ targeting of conservative non-profit applicants,

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

NBC Apologizes to Bachmann for Fallon Song Choice

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – GOP Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann received an apology from an NBC executive after an off-color song was played during her appearance on Jimmy Fallon’s “Late Night,” her spokeswoman said late Wednesday. The Minnesota congresswoman received

Palestinian Leader: Nothing Can Stop Us

From the Associated Press: RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Monday he won’t be deterred from seeking U.N. recognition of a state of Palestine, despite what he said was “tremendous pressure” to drop the request and

BBC's Charity Drops Proposal for U.S. Taxpayer Funding

Three weeks ago the BBC World Service Trust, a charity for the British network, was angling for a share of State Department funding to promote Internet freedom. But after Americans revolted at the idea, the organization has pulled out entirely,

Backdoor-ing the Second Amendment

If I could wave a magic wand and change anything about the good old U.S. of A. tomorrow I wouldn’t fix the economy or get us out of Iraq and Afghanistan. I wouldn’t wish away the Obama budget or Nancy