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It’s the kind of headline we used to see in Texas: The Florida Senate just passed the DREAM Act. Texas used to teach Republicans how to court Hispanic voters, but things have gotten so far out of control here that Texas is now making Florida look normal by comparison.  This is not the way Karl […]

Angry liberals are set to descend on the Federal Communications Commission to disgrace themselves by shouting down the proceedings. The lead group involved, Free Press, has sent out an invitation asking people to bring “pots, pans or whatever else you can bang on so the FCC hears our message loud and clear.” Banging on pots […]

Last week represents yet another in an endless series of weeks that saw President Obama trample existing immigration laws, circumvent Congress and rewrite regulations to appease vocal and highly critical special interest groups. Obama’s actions undermine unemployed Americans hoping to catch a break. First, Obama decreed that spouses of H-1B visa holders, who enter the U.S. […]

Journalist Michael Kinsley is the namesake for the Kinsley Gaffe. In a 1988 interview he said: “A gaffe is when a politician tells the truth — some obvious truth he isn’t supposed to say.” A recent example is Todd Akin (R-MO), the then-candidate for Senate in 2012. On St. Louis local television he was asked […]

Democrats and their liberal flacks are rallying around the idea of boycotting the Select Committee to Investigate the Benghazi scandal. Brilliant idea. Just think of how much trust such a move would imbue in the American people if the Republicans had thought of that during the Iran-Contra hearings. Meanwhile, police are investigating threats on the […]

Making Sense by Michael Reagan President Obama — three weeks late — has done something to help rescue those Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by extremist Islamist terrorists. He’s sending a team of military officials and hostage negotiators to help the hapless Nigerian government track down and retrieve the 223 girls. The girls will almost certainly be […]

Independent’s Eye by Joe Gandelman There’s good news and bad news about Obamacare. The good news is some 8 million Americans have signed up for health care, and the national uninsured rate is dropping. The bad news is an estimated 5 million “working poor” Americans can’t get insurance because they’re considered too poor. Others can […]

Tyrades! By Danny Tyree Whether you idolize her or loathe her, it’s hard to ignore the countdown to the retirement of newswoman Barbara Walters. Even way back in 1975 when Gilda Radner on “Saturday Night Live” spoofed her as “Baba Wawa,” Walters already had nearly a quarter-century of media experience under her belt. Walters entered […]

This past Friday, Speaker John Boehner finally made a long overdue announcement, one we at Citizens United have been calling on him to make for over a year:  The U.S. House of Representatives will soon vote to create a select committee to investigate the terrorist attack in Benghazi and its aftermath.   Mr. Boehner’s decision to have […]

I’m beginning to think homeownership is overrated. My house is in a picturesque setting on the edge of the countryside. It sits high on a hill, surrounded by lush green grounds and many trees. My nearest neighbor is a football field away. That’s the good news. The bad news is that I am in a […]