Proof that American Christianity is Largely Meaningless

Want proof that American Christianity means very little in our day? About 92% of Congress members claim to be Christian. What’s even more puzzling is the extremely high percentage of “Christian” Democrats: Though Christians dominate both parties, Democrats are more religiously diverse than Republicans. Of the 301 Republicans in the 114th Congress, Jewish freshman Rep. […]

Continue reading →

Should We Declassify the Redacted 9/11 Report Pages?

Recently, House Resolution 14 has been forwarded to declassify about 28 redacted pages of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s 9/11 Report: Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC), Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA) and former Sen. Bob Graham (D-FL) met on January 7 with families of those who were killed in the 9/11 attacks as well as representatives from the […]

Continue reading →

The Majority of Current Congress Members are Millionaires

For the first time ever, the majority of Congress members are millionaires: Among the 534 current members of Congress, at least 268 had an average net worth of $1 million or more for 2012, the CRP said, citing disclosure forms filed last year. A year ago, the total stood at 257 members, or about 48%. The […]

Continue reading →

Congressional Waiver the Wrong Idea for Legalized Pot

Many marijuana activists are looking to Congress to extend waivers to states that have legalized pot. The idea is that states can only be protected from the DEA if Congress passes a law giving states immunity from federal drug laws: That’s one of the conclusions of a survey on marijuana legalization recently commissioned by Third Way, a […]

Continue reading →

Executive Disorder and the Breakdown of Federalism

Ten days ago, Americans voted Democrats out of Congress in the midterm elections. In what was rightly called a repudiation of Obama’s policies, the voting electorate made it clear they weren’t fans of the Democrat agenda. But apparently this hasn’t done anything to change Obama or his policies. At all. Obama has made it abundantly […]

Continue reading →

Conservatives are Winning the Political War of Attrition

It’s a fact that reality eventually catches up with and punishes lies. It might not happen in the short-term, but over time, every ideology in contradiction to common sense eventually loses. By attrition. There is one major area in our day where liberals are losing the war of attrition: population. Recent statistics indicate that solid […]

Continue reading →

Senate Rejects Amendment to “Fix” Citizens United

Citizens United vs. FEC has become the benchmark case for campaign finance. In it, the Supreme Court said that political ads were protected under free speech rights and should not be limited by campaign contribution laws. As a result, indirect campaign spending through Political Action Committees has been largely unchecked, and mega-donors have been the […]

Continue reading →