Off-Duty Officer Faces Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit after Bizarre Arrest of a Young Soldier

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An off-duty police officer was fired after violently arresting a young woman in a South Carolina restaurant. Now, after filing a civil suit in Richland County, her case has been moved to a federal court. The strange case began back in October 2013 at a South Carolina eatery when a man identifying himself as an…

Unions, NLRB, and Volkswagen Conspire to Force Unionization of Chattanooga Factory

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Not long ago, the workers at the Chattanooga Volkswagen factory voted closely, but decisively, to stay union free.  At the time, the UAW – rebuffed and embarrassed by the workers’ decision – vowed their effort to make the Chattanooga plant a union shop was not over. Mathew Vadum wrote this update on American Thinker Friday:…

Amy Kremer Steps Down from Tea Party Express

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Amy Kermer announced Friday she has made the difficult decision to resign her position as chairman of Tea Party Express. Breitbart News reports: Amy Kremer, one of the original Tea Party activists who participated in the February 20, 2009 call that launched the movement and played a key role as scheduler of the April 15,…

Will Google Be the First Digital Superstate?

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What began as a PhD research project in 1996, Google has grown at the speed and ferocity that only technology can. Their undisputed success and dominance leave some wondering: will Google seek to reach beyond the technological monopoly they have, in order to construct the world’s first digital superstate? Via Breitbart London: One of Europe’s…

Two Out of Three Obamacare Enrollees May Lose their Subsidy

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While President Obama and his Administration are still heaving after their many victory laps over the Obamacare enrollee numbers, the Federal courts are in the midst of deciding a number of cases challenging the President’s authority to grant subsidies to enrollees living in states without State Exchanges. As Fox News reported Wednesday, these judicial decisions…

Elizabeth Warren’s New Book Featuring Debunked Ancestry Claim Makes for Cringeworthy Reading

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Via Breitbart: Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) repeats her false claims of Native American ancestry in her new book, A Fighting Chance, which is scheduled for release next Tuesday. “As a kid, I had learned about my Native American background the same way every kid learns about who they are: from family,” Senator Warren writes in…

Patton Oswalt Takes Flack for Retweeting Mark Steyn’s Essay about Political Correctness and Censorship

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  Patton Oswalt came across and interesting article discussing the ‘Slow Death of Free Speech‘ penned by conservative superstar Mark Steyn.  He thought it was interesting, so he tweeted about it: "This is the aging of the dawn of Aquarius." @MarkSteynOnline, hitting it out of the park: http://t.co/0XPm9DRn36 — Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) April 16, 2014…

Ann Coulter Endorses Tea Party-Backed Challengers in Virginia and North Carolina

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  Ann Coulter took the opportunity Wednesday to dedicate her column to the endorsement of three Tea Party backed candidates: – Virginian Dave Brat, who is challenging the Minority Leader of the House Eric Cantor (VA-7) primary: June 10 – North Carolinian Frank Roche is seeking to give the boot the disappointment that is Representative…

The Unaccountable ‘Iron Triangle’ of the President, the Senate Majority Leader, and the Attorney General

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The concept of an Iron Triangle is at the heart of our Constitutional checks-and-balances.  It is meant to be a self-regulating, self-correcting system of oversight and accountability for the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches of government. Today, however, the heads of these three bodies are working not to uphold the Oath they took; but rather…

‘I Think We Should Do It:’ New Emails Show DOJ and IRS Chief Lois Lerner Discussed Criminal Prosecutions of Tea Party Groups

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  Katie Pavlich reports new emails have surfaced that show embattled former IRS Chief Lois Lerner contacted the Department of Justice to push for criminal prosecutions of targeted tax exempt groups [read: Tea Party] who “lied” about their political activity (emphasis added): According to new IRS emails obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request…

Rory Reid Calls for ‘Loser’ #BundyRanch Prosecution

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  Everyone agrees the dispute between Cliven Bundy, et al, and the Bureau of Land Management is not over.  Everyone agrees – despite where sympathies my lie – neither the Bundys nor the BLM have handled this dispute very well. Add to that a pretty shady set of facts leading up to and surrounding the…

Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) Fakes a ‘Senate Hearing’ for Campaign Ad

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  Things aren’t looking good for Senator Mary Landrieu’s prospects going into the 2014 election cycle. She is in a tight race for re-election and her votes and associations with the White House are surely keeping her up at night.  Why else would she start running tv ads so early – with faked Senate Hearing…