Oct 102013

As someone who suffers through the left-wing monotone of CNN’s Wolf Blitzer for two hours a day, I can tell you that Blitzer spews opinions all the time. Wolf is especially good at reassuring America that President Obama really, really, REALLY cares about what the everyday American is concerned about. Wednesday, though, Wolf slipped and spouted an opinion of which Obama and the media’s Narrative Plantation Overseers did not approve. He has since taken it back.


Oct 102013

Top Internal Revenue Service Obamacare official Sarah Hall Ingram discussed confidential taxpayer information with senior Obama White House officials, according to 2012 emails obtained by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and provided to The Daily Caller.


Oct 102013

Senate Chaplain Barry Black hasn’t been shy of late in calling out lawmakers in his daily opening prayer on the chamber floor.

Typically a nonpartisan piece of tradition, his recent prayers have chided senators for failing to find a way out of the spending stalemate that led to a government shutdown.


Oct 092013

Gov. Jerry Brown of California signed AB 154 on Wednesday, legalizing non-physician abortions in the state.

The legislation, which had been pushed vigorously by Planned Parenthood, had been strongly opposed by pro-life groups and some physicians, arguing that it amounted to legalizing back-alley abortions for profit.


Oct 092013

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid scolded D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray on the steps of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday after Gray crashed a Senate press conference as part of his campaign against the federal government shutdown.

“I’m on your side,” snapped Reid (D-Nev.), to the D.C. mayor. “Don’t screw it up, OK. I’m on your side.”


Oct 092013

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) had what some colleagues called “a heated exchange” and what she described as “a conversation” with President Obama during a White House meeting Wednesday afternoon regarding the District’s budget constraints as a result of the partial government shutdown.

Norton attended the meeting in the White House East Room with nearly 200 House Democrats and was one of a handful given the opportunity to ask the president a question. When she was called upon, Norton pressed Obama to support a House-passed bill that would permit the District to use its locally raised tax funds to maintain operations until Dec. 15.


Oct 012013

For a country that is supposed to be the most powerful in the world, the fact that Americans have today woken up  to find large swathes of their nation closed for business is humiliating.

Thanks to President Barack Obama obduracy over his flagship healthcare policy, Democrats and Republicans have failed to reach agreement in Congress on the federal budget, forcing the US Government to close down for the first time in 17 years, with around 700,000 federal workers being placed on indefinite leave.