Category: National

ATF inspector at a federally-licensed gun dealer. (Source: ATF)

Choking Obama’s Operation Choke Point

As it will soon be known, in the bad old days of President Obama’s second term, he used the Department of Justice (DOJ) to attack his most hated of political enemies: gun dealers. In Operation Choke Point, a gun dealer could wake up one morning and find that his or her bank has terminated their relationship.

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Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC)

Obama is Not a King but Lindsey Graham is a Court Jester‬

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham recently proposed a bill that is in clear violation of the Constitution. His bill would give the president the power to fight ISIS “whenever, wherever, and however.” But the president is not a king; Article 1, Section 8, Clause 11 of the U.S. Constitution says that Congress shall have the power “To declare war.”

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Unsung Disciple Johnny Cash

Unsung Disciple Johnny Cash

On the 26th of this month, legendary singer/song-writer and iced-cool customer Johnny Cash would have celebrated his 85th birthday. Even as I write, his live version of “Folsom Prison Blues” click-clacks through my earbuds like a Southern Pacific boxcar over oily railroad ties.

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Ted Cruz in New Hampshire, Feb. 3, 2016 (Photo credit: Michael Vadon)

We Get Exactly the Kind of Government We Deserve – So Wake Up!

I put the promises of career politicians in the same category as the unctuous words and promises of hormone-driven teenage boys to young girls – not “lies,” exactly, for they really mean it when they say it. But will they mean it afterwards? In both cases, you’d get a hearty laugh as an answer. Apparently, that’s a lesson that many American voters have yet to learn.

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Church Sues California Over Mandated Abortion Coverage

Church Sues California Over Mandated Abortion Coverage

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed a lawsuit in state court Thursday against the California Department of Managed Health Care for forcing churches to pay for elective abortions in their health insurance plans.

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Donald Trump (Photo credit: Gage Skidmore)

Donald Trump: The Poor Substitute

We may not be humbling ourselves, but we are most certainly humiliating ourselves. Greatness is a matter of character, not cash, and when we canonize the egos of the successful, we are never so poor as a nation.

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A Glutton for Punishment: The Missed Lessons of Obama

A Glutton for Punishment: The Missed Lessons of Obama

Outside of the fact that a good portion of Americans believe that the Clintons operate outside and above American Laws, the Clintons, along with other criminal players, have gotten America’s eyes off of Oregon.

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Do They Really Report and We Decide?

Do They Really Report and We Decide?

Americans will get the president they deserve. Like children, most Americans expect someone else to take care of them. They expect entities such as government, political parties, insurance companies or financial institutions to provide them prosperity, security, physical safety, comfort and convenience in an environment conducive to unfettered playtime.

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Putting the Bite Back In Article 1

Putting the Bite Back In Article 1

Restoring Congress’ Article I power of the purse is exactly what the doctor ordered to fix what ails Washington, D.C. Which is an out-of-control executive branch and its many agencies that have grown far beyond what the Framers of the Constitution intended or ever envisioned in 1787.

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Iowa Proof:  Beloved Hillary Clinton Melts Hearts & Gain Votes

Iowa Proof: Beloved Hillary Clinton Melts Hearts & Gain Votes

The long awaited Iowa caucus has come and gone. Hillary Clinton set the rooms on fire and became the beloved one that melted hearts and gained the majority of votes. Well, maybe not so much so.

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