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    Tax Reform at Last?

    Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R) of Michigan jumpstarts the tax reform debate. It’s about time. The tax code stables in Washington haven’t been cleaned out since 1986—more than a quarter century ago, when Ronald Reagan was President. Since then, year after year, the tax code … More

    Are You Being Represented?

    Do the hot topics in Washington reflect your concerns about the country? Lately, the President has been advocating amnesty and a minimum wage hike. He had a rare private meeting with House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) yesterday to discuss these and other issues. Here’s the problem with these priorities: Very … More

    Stand by Flood Insurance Reforms, Conservative Leaders Urge House

    A coalition of conservative leaders today said the House should reject legislation that would continue taxpayer subsidies of flood insurance for private property owners. Taxpayers, they stress, already are on the hook for $24 billion. “Members of the House should reject all forms of this bill and put an end … More

    Let Junk Food Be Advertised at Schools

    Today, First Lady Michelle Obama announced it was time to ban advertising of what she deems unhealthy snacks in public schools. School children already can’t buy such foods in their schools, thanks to a government ban, but apparently she doesn’t even want kids to think about buying them. Increasingly, if … More

    Let’s Not Start Creating Kids with Two Moms and a Dad

    Future Heathers may now have two mommies – and a dad. The Food and Drug Administration is holding meetings today and tomorrow on whether to allow U.S. scientists to start “combin[ing] the DNA of three people, instead of just two, to create a child,” reports Bloomberg.  The goal of the … More

    Kasparov “Tweets Out” Against Obama Again

    I’ve said it before, but if Barack Obama had been president instead of Ronald Reagan, I’d still be a citizen of the Soviet Union. — Garry Kasparov (@Kasparov63) February 22, 2014 Outspoken political activist and chess champion Gary Kasparov spoke out against President Barack Obama this week in a tweet … More

    Jindal: Obama ‘Waving the White Flag of Surrender’ on the Economy

    Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) blasted President Obama for “waving the white flag of surrender” by promoting policies that are damaging to the economy, including raising the minimum wage. “The President and the White House seem to be waving the white flag of surrender,” Jindal said Monday outside of the White … More

    VIDEO: Boehner Shouldn't Trust Obama on Immigration Reform, Heritage's Morgan Says

    Immigration reform was expected to be among the topics of today’s meeting between President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner at the White House. But the Ohio Republican should be wary of Obama’s intentions—and desire to grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants—given his selective enforcement of federal laws, The … More

    On Religious Liberty, Arizona Gets it Right and NY Times Gets it Wrong Again

    The headline reads “A License to Discriminate.” And the New York Times editorial board goes on to claim that Arizona has just passed “noxious measures to give businesses and individuals the broad right to deny services to same-sex couples in the name of protecting religious liberty.” The Times got it … More