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    The future of liberty depends on reclaiming America’s first principles.

    From Good Friday to a Celebratory Weekend

    As we head into a sacred weekend for many Americans, The Foundry would like to share these inspiring words with you. Have a wonderful celebration. Excerpts from President Ronald Reagan’s Radio Address to the Nation on the Observance of Easter and Passover, April 2, 1983 My fellow Americans: This week … More

    NY Times Editor: Obama Administration 'Most Secretive White House' in Recent Years

    Jill Abramson, in her third year as the first female executive editor of The New York Times, describes President Obama’s administration as extremely secretive. “The Obama years are a benchmark for a new level of secrecy and control,” Abramson said in an interview with The Takeaway. “It’s created quite a … More

    Woodward on IRS Scandal: 'There Is Obviously Something Here'

    The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward was skeptical during an appearance on “Fox News Sunday” regarding President Obama’s claim that there isn’t “even a smidgen of corruption” at the Internal Revenue Service. “There is obviously something here,” Woodward said of the IRS targeting scandal. “And the question is: Does this [House] … More

    WATCH: Why Sharyl Attkisson Left CBS News Over Benghazi 'Pressure'

    Veteran correspondent Sharyl Attkisson, who quit CBS News citing lack of support for her investigative reporting on Benghazi and other Obama administration scandals, told Fox News Channel’s Howard Kurtz that network news producers need to stand up to pressure from the White House on pursuing certain stories. “There’s pressure coming … More

    Megyn Kelly to CAIR: ‘You Want Silence’

    Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Fox News host Megyn Kelly renewed her criticism of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), this time for successfully pushing Brandeis University to revoke an honorary degree it had planned to award to an advocate for women’s rights in Islamic countries. Ayaan Hirsi Ali was … More

    In Wake of Contempt Vote for IRS's Lerner, House Democrats Lash GOP

    Democrats on a House committee probing improper targeting of conservative groups by the Internal Revenue Service hit back at today’s 21-12 party-line vote that former IRS official Lois Lerner should be held in contempt of Congress. In twin releases, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) –ranking member of the Committee on Oversight … More

    Will IRS Targeting Send Someone to Jail?

    It’s time to talk tough on the IRS—after all, it’s tax season. But the sad reality is, the investigation of the agency’s targeting of conservative groups has gone nowhere. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said this week that “Somebody at the IRS violated the law. Whether it was Lois Lerner … More

    Q&A on Supreme Court's New Campaign Finance Decision

    The Supreme Court ruled yesterday that it is unconstitutional to limit the total amount of money someone can give to political candidates. The limit remains on the amount you can give to each individual candidate ($2,600 per election), but now, you can give to an unlimited number of candidates. We … More

    WATCH: Megyn Kelly Faults CAIR for Quashing Film on ‘Honor Violence’

    For two nights running, Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly criticized efforts by  the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) to impede screenings –on university campuses and elsewhere – of a film about “honor violence” against Muslim women. Kelly last night questioned CAIR Chicago representative Agnieszka Karoluk on “The Kelly File” about … More

    Speaker of the House: Speaking Up

    Recently, The Washington Post reported that Representative Eric Cantor (R–VA) seems to be taking steps that would position him to become the next Speaker of the House. In any event, the next Speaker—whether it’s Cantor, John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi, or someone else—will join a tradition that stretches back exactly 225 … More