Environmental Extremists Making Regulatory Policies?
Ross Kaminsky has the top story at Human Events today.Although they were released on April Fools Day, new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations covering vehicle efficiency and water quality standards near mines are no joke. Instead, they are the inevitable outcome when government puts environmental radicals in charge of writing regulations. These unelected bureaucrats, headed by EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, have no regard for or understanding | Read More »
ACORN Playing Rebranding Game
Matthew Vadum has today’s top story at Human Events.The radical advocacy group ACORN is playing the biggest April Fool’s joke of all time on the American people.That’s because the leftist group announced plans to shut down its national operations on April 1 — of all days in the year.Multiple sources within ACORN have already confirmed to me that the exercise is a hoax. ACORN intends | Read More »
Welcome Jason Mattera
Jason Mattera is the guy you better get familiar with quickly if you haven’t already. Famous for ambushing Democratic congressmen and asking them straight forward questions that still make their heads explode, Jason has advanced conservative online guerilla journalism ably.And now he’s my counter-part at our sister publication, Human Events. Jason is going to be helping Tom Winter over at Human Events and largely overseeing | Read More »
Opposed to Obamacare? Then You Must Be A Racist
Pat Sajak — yes that Pat Sajak — has a great response to Frank Rich posted over at Human Events.Welcome to post-racial America, where those who oppose a piece of legislation must defend themselves against the scurrilous charges of a man who seems much better suited to reviewing “Cats”. (He liked it, by the way.) This was a particularly shameful column, and the millions of | Read More »
Our own Mark Impomeni has today’s top story at Human Events.Perhaps taking a cue from the hardball Chicago political tactics of President Obama and his cadre of Windy City advisers, state Senate Democrats in New York sent a fundraising letter to local union bosses last week that even Democratic activists described as, “pay-to-play run-amok.” The chairman of the New York Democratic Senate Campaign Committee, State | Read More »
Legal challenges and midterm elections serve as early strategy against health legislation.
Donald Lambro has the top story at Human Events.Anyone who thinks the battle against Obamacare is over does not understand the depth of the opposition to this massive government expansion and the forces of freedom that will be challenging its despotic provisions.President Obama and the Democrats narrowly won a majority for a bill that will explode federal spending and debt, drive consumer medical care costs | Read More »
Obamacare Must Be Repealed
Our own Brian Darling has the top spot at Human Events today.Conservatives are demanding the repeal of Obamacare.Simply, it’s an intolerable act by government that’s inconsistent with freedom and liberty. Sen. Jim DeMint (R.-S.C.) has pledged to work for repeal of ObamaCare and even put out a news release after House passage of the Senate bill demanding immediate repeal. “This bill is unconstitutional and it | Read More »
Will Congress Lose Afghanistan Like It Lost Vietnam?
Phillip Jennings has the top story at Human Events today.As you prepare for your imminent deployment to Afghanistan, I guess it’s inevitable that I’m thinking of that time forty five years ago that I prepared for my deployment to Vietnam as a young lieutenant of Marines. We’ve talked about the similarities in our respective wars, but there’s a lot more I could say. The concurrent | Read More »
Biden, Administration Blind to the Islamic Threat Facing Israel.
Gary Bauer has the top story at Human Events.I’ve spent the last week traveling across Israel as part of a delegation from Christians United for Israel (CUFI). I’ve had individual meetings with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Foreign Minister Ehud Barak, President Shimon Peres, Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon and others. As always, it has been an eye opening experience.Vice President Joe Biden also spent the | Read More »
The Top Ten Healthcare Amendments
Our own Brian Darling has the top story at Human Events this morning.President Obama and Democrats in Congress are readying a procedure known as reconciliation to railroad Obamacare through Congress. This abuse of process has been called the Healthcare Nuclear Option, because it’s a way to avoid a filibuster in the Senate.Reconciliation was created in the early ’70s to allow Congress to balance the budget | Read More »
Emanuel Death Watch Continues: Emanuel Helps Obama Unravel
Jed Babbin has today’s top story at Human Events. It seems the Emanuel Death Watch is continuing.White House chiefs of staff come and go, arriving with fanfare and departing — usually — in celebration or silence. Only one exception comes to mind. When Don Regan swapped jobs with Ronald Reagan chief of staff James Baker there began an epic battle with the president’s wife which | Read More »
The Case for Larry Kudlow
Run Larry Run.Larry Kudlow, Wall Street’s Palladin of American capitalism and free market economics, says he is moved by the public support he’s getting to run for the U.S. Senate aganst New York Democrat Charles Schumer.“I’m very flattered by all the attention and quite frankly surprised at the size of the draft movement which has developed. So it has my attention,” the CNBC host and | Read More »
Healthcare Heat on the Blue Dogs
Michelle Oddis has the top story at Human Events today.House and Senate Democrats are moving full speed ahead with their healthcare overhaul after last week’s lengthy summit.Yesterday, President Obama said “no matter which approach you favor, I believe the United States Congress owes the American people a final vote on health-care reform,” abstaining from using the word reconciliation but calling for an “up or down | Read More »
Obama’s Perverse Priorities
Jed Babbin has the top story today at Human Events.When Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind) announced his retirement, the media revived their drumbeat that our government is broken. As the indispensable Brent Bozell pointed out last week, Democrats and the media only complain of broken government when the liberals can’t get their agenda enacted.The problem isn’t that our government isn’t working: it’s that President Obama’s agenda | Read More »
Healthcare Summit: Chicago Style
Jed Babbin has the top story at Human Events today.Senate Democrat “moderates” probably slept well last night, but no House Blue Dog should have. In the marathon Blair House healthcare “summit,” the Chicago Obama family made it perfectly clear that the Senate Dems are protected “made men” but the House members are expendable in Obama’s pursuit of nationalizing healthcare. The summit convened after a round | Read More »