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Senators To AG: Stop Targeting Opponents Of Obama’s Energy Policies

May 29, 2016 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky ~ On Thursday, five U.S. senators sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch demanding that she stop using Justice Department “law enforcement resources to stifle private debate on one of the most controversial public issues of our time—climate change.” Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Mike Lee, R-Utah, Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., David […]

Costly Renewable Energy Regulations Prevent Our Military From Doing Its Job

May 19, 2016 by

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By Rachel Zissimos ~ The Obama administration is aggressively defending costly renewable energy initiatives for the Department of Defense. These requirements mandate that the Department of Defense produce or procure “not less than 25 percent” of its facility energy from renewable energy sources by fiscal year 2025. By forcing its political agenda onto the military, […]

HBO, History Bungling Office

April 24, 2016 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ HBO should stand for History Bungling Office. Over and over again, they have abused their disclaimer that “This film is a fact-based dramatization.” They re-litigated Al Gore’s 2000  “victory” in Recount. They viciously cartooned Sarah Palin’s vice-presidential candidacy in Game Change. Now they’re smearing Clarence Thomas as a […]

Blogger: Supreme Court Has Repeatedly ‘Overcome The Deplorable And Inexcusable Wrongness’ Of Conservatives

April 11, 2016 by

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By Tom Johnson ~ If judicial review means that the U.S. Supreme Court is a de facto super-legislature that can in effect supersede actual legislatures, that’s fine with Washington Monthly blogger Martin Longman. In a Wednesday post, Longman acknowledged that certain SCOTUS rulings over the past several decades have been politically motivated, but argued that […]

Conservatives Raise Alarms Over Liberal Record Of Obama’s Supreme Court Pick

March 17, 2016 by

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By Philip Wegmann ~ President Obama nominated a longtime federal appeals court judge to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat of the late Justice Antonin Scalia. But even before the announcement became official Wednesday morning, conservative groups quickly expressed concern. Conservatives raised the alarm that the nominee was unacceptable as word leaked that Merrick Garland, […]

Mother Jones: Obama’s SCOTUS Pick Provides ‘Optimism’ To Proponents Of Climate Plan

March 17, 2016 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ The liberal news media are spinning President Barack Obama’s supreme court pick Merrick Garland as “moderate,” but Mother Jones indicated that the DC circuit court judge actually leans left on “green” issues. Soros-funded left-wing magazine Mother Jones asked on March 16, “Will Merrick Garland Save Obama’s Climate Legacy?” “Garland’s record should […]

Brooklyn Federal Court Sides With Apple, Emboldening Tech Giant In San Bernardino Case

March 4, 2016 by

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By Andrew C McCarthy ~ Congress, not the courts, should sort out competing claims of privacy and security in today’s high-tech communications.  In a ruling that could have ramifications for Apple’s battle with the FBI over the iPhone of the San Bernardino terrorist, a federal magistrate-judge in Brooklyn yesterday denied the government’s request in a […]

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