This week Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen delivered more discouraging news about the prospects for robust economic growth in the near future. The Capitol Steps long for the days when the world swooned over Alan Greenspan, even though he didn't...
The Welfare Explosion
Over one-third of Americans are receiving means-tested federal benefits, and Heritage Foundation analyst Rachel Sheffield says the federal government is poised to vastly increase spending over the next decade and actually measures the success of...
Obama Policies Imperil Black Families
Black Americans are right to be angry about their economic condition, but the leader of a prominent black conservative group contends the blame belongs with misguided government policies and agitators who distract people from the real problems....
You Cannot Separate Islam from ISIS
Retired Navy Captain Chuck Nash says President Obama is wrong to distance the terrorists responsible for the beheading of American James Foley from the Islamic faith they claim is driving their rampage across Iraq and Syria. He also says the lack of a...
Will Conservatives Stay Home?
Former Republican presidential candidate Gary Bauer says conservatives are tired of being marginalized and taken for granted within the GOP and the party needs to prepare for more Election Day disappointments if they don't produce candidates the base...
Federal Charges Likely Coming in Ferguson Case
A former Justice Department official says politicizing of the justice system is at an all-time high and he expects federal charges to be filed in the shooting death of Michael Brown regardless of what local prosecutors do. Hans von Spakovsky served in...
'They Need to Wake Up'
Both sides deserve blame in Ferguson, Missouri, and President Obama could do a lot more to calm tense situations like this, according to prominent Vanderbilt professor and conservative activist Carol M. Swain. A lifelong Democrat who left party after...
Catching the Catfishers
Russian hackers recently stole 1.2 billion internet passwords and alarmed millions of people around the world, but one of the Pentagon's top cyber-security experts says there are far more sinister online threats and you may be leaving you and your...
Will Gay Marriage Be Legal in Virginia Next Week?
A federal appeals court is refusing to stay it's rejection of Virginia's constitutional amendment defining marriage as one man and one woman, meaning same-sex marriage will take place and be recognized in the commonwealth next week unless the Supreme...
Degrade or Defeat ISIS?
Concerned Veterans for America CEO Pete Hegseth says President Obama needs to decide whether he wants to degrade or defeat the terrorist army controlling much of Syria and Iraq and he says defeat will require American troops returning to Iraq....
'They Don't Want to Actually Secure the Border'
The southern U.S. border is largely unprotected and American leaders simply lie to the public when they claim otherwise, according to a new video from Project Veritas. The report also depicts a border county sheriff in Texas declaring the border fence...
Liddy Gives Inside Story on Watergate
Saturday marks 40 years since Richard Nixon resigned the presidency over the Watergate scandal. The saga began more than two years earlier, in June 1972. A group of political operatives known as the plumbers broke into the Democratic National...
'This Meets the Test of Genocide'
The leading voice for human rights in Congress is blasting President Obama for doing nothing as Christians and other religious minorities face slaughter, starvation, rape and other atrocities at the hands of the Al Qaeda branch known as the Islamic...
The Lessons of Afghanistan
The failure of the United States to recognize radical Islam as the driving force behind terrorist attacks in Afghanistan and beyond makes it impossible to address the problem and will quickly lead to instability there once we're gone, according to a...
Constitutional Showdown on Amnesty
A leading border security advocate says Democrats are panicking over the immigration debate because their number one argument for reform has imploded in recent weeks, and he says the bill House Republicans passed on Friday is vital because it sends a...
Rise of the Libyan Caliphate
Jihadists in Benghazi are declaring themselves part of an Islamic caliphate just days after tribal warfare forced American diplomatic personnel out of Libya over fears for their safety. With most of the world focused on foreign crises like the...
Inside the House GOP Border Battle
One of the most prominent amnesty opponents in the House Republican Conference says he supported the original border bill, backs the new one as well and believes the legislation will give the American people a clear choice between the parties on...
Bolton: Obama Gets an 'F' on Foreign Policy
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton says the failure of President Obama to lead on the world stage leaves us more vulnerable and some of the most volatile areas on earth even more unstable. Commenting on crises ranging from the...
Legislating Judges Advance Gay Marriage
Traditional marriage advocates are slamming a three-judge panel from the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for striking down Virginia's constitutional amendment affirming traditional marriage, saying the decision violates the separation of powers...
A Win for Vets
A leading veterans group is hailing two key provisions of the proposed Veterans Affairs reform bill as critical to improving care for our nation's heroes but warns that spending needs to be controlled and oversight must be even more intense to make...
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