House panel asks White House for documents related to Bergdahl swap

ObamaCare Turns Five: Five Broken Promises

And the week-long spot­light on ObamaCare’s fifth anniver­sary keeps rolling right along! Pass­ing the ACA was no easy feat, and Democ­rats had to make all sorts of out­landish promises to vot­ers and politi­cians alike in order to advance the president’s gov­ern­ment takeover of health care.

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Fortune Names Ferguson Activists Among ‘World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’

At Time, Inc. truth and decency don’t count for much.

In a list that included Pope Fran­cis and tech bil­lion­aires, two Fer­gu­son pro­test­ers were lauded as among the 50 “great­est lead­ers,” by For­tune Mag­a­zine. For­tune described the peo­ple who made the list as “extra­or­di­nary men and women” who are “trans­form­ing busi­ness, gov­ern­ment, phil­an­thropy, and so much more.”

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House effort would completely dismantle Patriot Act

A pair of House law­mak­ers wants to com­pletely repeal the Patriot Act and other legal pro­vi­sions to dra­mat­i­cally rein in Amer­i­can spying.

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Ted Cruz says denying global warming is like Galileo denying the Sun revolving around the Earth

  • In Texas inter­view, he says it was once ‘accepted sci­en­tific wis­dom the Earth is flat, and this heretic named Galileo was branded a denier’
  • Claims 50-year swing from ‘global cool­ing’ to ‘global warm­ing’ and then to ‘cli­mate change’ shows lib­er­als just want to con­trol the US economy
  • ‘The satel­lite data demon­strate that there has been no sig­nif­i­cant warm­ing what­so­ever for 17 years’ 
  • The Wash­ing­ton Post branded Cruz’s com­ments ‘just baf­fling’ and said lengthy ‘warm­ing hia­tus’ doesn’t change global warm­ing reality
  • New Gallup poll finds Amer­i­cans rank cli­mate change at the bot­tom of a list of six envi­ron­men­tal con­cerns  

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Expert doubts source of $1M for house of Sterling ‘friend’

Bowe Bergdahl Charged With Desertion, Other Offenses As White House Narrative Collapses

Bowe Bergdahl
Late yes­ter­day, the Army offi­cials at Fort Bragg in North Car­olina announced that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was returned to the United States from five years of Tal­iban cap­tiv­ity thanks to a deal that included the release of five pris­on­ers from the mil­i­tary prison at Guan­tanamo Bay, will be charged with deser­tion and other offenses that could lead to him spend­ing the rest of his life in a mil­i­tary prison:

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On that Vietnam Women’s Memorial Photo …

by Ian Tut­tle March 26, 2015 3:04 PM

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House GOP approves Repeal of Death Tax

Home » Blog — On Tar­get » House GOP approves Repeal of Death Tax

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Spring Regulation Issue: Oil, Obamacare and Tech Innovation

Two long wars, chronic deficits, the finan­cial cri­sis, the costly drug war, the growth of exec­u­tive power under Pres­i­dents Bush and Obama, and the rev­e­la­tions about NSA abuses, have given rise to a grow­ing lib­er­tar­ian move­ment in our coun­try – with a greater focus on indi­vid­ual lib­erty and less gov­ern­ment power. David Boaz’s newly released The Lib­er­tar­ian Mind is a com­pre­hen­sive guide to the his­tory, phi­los­o­phy, and growth of the lib­er­tar­ian move­ment, with inci­sive analy­ses of today’s most press­ing issues and policies.

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Why the budget matters

Vot­ers often won­der if Con­gress can ever get spend­ing under con­trol. Well, both the House and Sen­ate have intro­duced their lat­est bud­get blue­prints, so we’ll soon know if they plan to keep kick­ing the can down the road — or get seri­ous about reform.

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House approves bipartisan bill blocking Medicare doc cuts

In uncom­mon bipar­ti­san har­mony, the House approved a $ 214 bil­lion bill Thurs­day per­ma­nently block­ing physi­cian Medicare cuts, mov­ing law­mak­ers closer to resolv­ing a prob­lem that has plagued them for years. 

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