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It was so brazen. Right there, over email, Lois Lerner warned her colleagues “Congress has asked for emails… so we need to be cautious about what we say in emails.” Then she asked whether the IRS’s instant messaging application was being archived, and was told that — contrary to law — archiving had been disabled. […]

Tyrades! By Danny Tyree Kudos to the nation’s newspaper editors for making a valiant effort to prepare us for the upcoming (July 28) 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War. Fred Mertz got his “doughboy” uniform out of mothballs on “I Love Lucy,” you may have caught Gary Cooper as Sgt. Alvin […]

Making Sense by Michael Reagan Despite the media play Chicago gets, it isn’t the official “Murder Capital of the U.S.A.” That unhappy distinction — based on the murder rate per 100,000 people, not on the number of actual dead people on the streets — belongs to poor, under-populated Flint, Mich. Chicago gets the bad rap […]

With Barack Obama’s approval ratings getting dragged down by a floundering foreign policy, we might miss one of his biggest successes in a place no one expected—Iran. Whether we extend the interim anti-nuke deal or reach a longer-term agreement to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons, Obama has backed our enemy into a corner. But […]

Boy, our political debate is getting crasser by the moment. And so it is that the National Organization for Women has put the Little Sisters of the Poor, an international congregation of Roman Catholic nuns who have devoted their lives to caring for the elderly poor, on its “Dirty 100″ list. NOW is upset that […]

“The number of illegal immigrants apprehended at the border in the past nine months is more than double last year’s total.” This is the crux of the crisis we are dealing with at our Southern border right now. A seemingly endless wave of unaccompanied illegal immigrant minors are flooding the Rio Grande Valley, telling border agents that […]

Here’s what the White House offers Americans as its solution to the border crisis solution: delay, deceit, deception and duplicity. Add brinksmanship for good measure. Then, as if double-dealing from its own government isn’t bad enough, Americans had their noses thumbed at them when Mexico announced that it would facilitate Central American aliens’ journeys from […]

Raging Moderate by Will Durst Plenty of people had good reason to be in a foul mood back in 2012. The Detroit Tigers. Members of the Romney family. And, after making the acquaintance of a windy lass named Sandy, most of New England. Now, we can add to that list the thousands of suckers who […]

Before we move onto the next crisis, let’s get one thing straight about what’s happening on the Texas border. This is not Barack Obama’s Katrina moment. This is everyone’s Katrina moment. I do not relish criticizing Obama. I have defended him on Benghazi, the IRS, Snowden, and countless other contretemps and kerfluffles. And he’s right […]

In September of 2011, a franchise of the Occupy Wall Street movement, set up camp on the steps of Los Angeles’ iconic City Hall. The encampment was lauded by celebrities like Bill Maher and Tom Morello and embraced by politicians like Congresswoman Maxine Waters and then City Council President, Eric Garcetti. Garcetti, who’d later become […]