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    Paul Ryan: Give Leaders 'Benefit of the Doubt'?

    Google the words “Republican Surrender.” I stopped counting the number of relevant articles after page 10. Google “Democrat Surrender” and by page 3, fewer than half the articles are about congressional Democrats surrendering on anything. When your party has a large majority in the House of Representatives (the body in … More

    Ukraine Crisis Holds Lessons for 'Lawless' IRS, Watchdog Says

    American taxpayers ought to be inspired to stand up to the Internal Revenue Service by the people “dying in Ukraine,” the top dog at a leading government watchdog group said this morning. “Criminal investigation has to be the end game,” Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, said during a discussion … More

    IRS-Targeted Scandal Victims Will Not Be Silenced (VIDEO)

    Conservative leaders are speaking out after President Obama said there was “not a smidgen of corruption” within the IRS. The IRS was accused of targeting conservative groups starting in 2012 and the investigation is ongoing. >>> Check Out: The IRS Drive to Silence the Right Last week, Catherine Englebrecht, Founder … More

    George Will: Media Should Regard IRS Scandal Like Watergate, Iran-Contra

    Commentator George F. Will thinks the targeting of conservative groups by the IRS joins Watergate and Iran-Contra as one of the three most serious presidential scandals of the past 40 years. The difference, Will said last night on Fox News’s “Special Report,” is that Republican presidents were part of those … More

    What Tea Party Supporters Should Know About Free Trade

    According to a recent report from Politico Pro’s Eric Bradner: “Tea party groups launched an effort today to thwart President Barack Obama’s free trade efforts, which they’ve dubbed ‘Obamatrade.’” Tea Party supporters surely know that the historic Boston Tea Party was a protest against duties on imported tea. They are … More

    Tea Party Taps Mike Lee for Response to State of the Union

    In another sign of his rising national stature among small-government conservatives, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) will deliver the Tea Party movement’s response to President Obama’s State of the Union address next week. Lee, who recently has staked out his own turf on issues such as education, poverty and health care, … More

    Tea Party Supporters Should Continue to Back Free Trade

    Recent media reports have questioned whether “Tea Party” members support free trade. Historically, the record is clear: Tea partiers were America’s original free traders. In 1773, American colonists dumped 340 chests of tea into the Boston Harbor rather than pay tariffs on imported tea. Less than three years later, signers … More

    David Horowitz Explains How Progressives Lost in the 1960s, Yet Still Found a Way to Transform America

    What can a former high-level progressive and founder of the New Left expose about American politics today? According to David Horowitz, a lot. In his newest book, “The Black Book of the American Left,” Horowitz explains how the communists of the 1960s were unable to transform America because they were … More

    IRS’s Lois Lerner Finally Loses Her Taxpayer-Funded Paycheck

    The IRS has announced the retirement of Lois Lerner, one of the key officials at the center of the scandal over the agency’s targeting of Tea Party and other conservative groups that had applied for tax-exempt status. Lerner, the former head of the IRS’s tax-exempt organizations office, had been on … More

    Congressional Recess: The Battle of Ideas

    All the political action this month will take place outside Washington, D.C. And that’s as it should be. In a healthy republic, lawmakers hear from their constituents and then attempt to do what’s best for them and for the country. This August recess will be an especially busy one for … More