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A bridge too far: House Rejects Trade Bill, Rebuffing Obama’s Dramatic Appeal

A bridge too far: House Rejects Trade Bill, Rebuffing Obama’s Dramatic Appeal

By George Miller We don’t have a Washington Bureau (yet), so the best we can do is convey other news stories of today’s shocking House of Representatives defeat of Obama’s trade bill, which was supported by business and the elite of both parties. It had already passed overwhelmingly in the Senate. There was a HUGE and growing […]

Carly Fiorina: It’s time for America to redefine feminism, free women from liberal stereotypes

Carly Fiorina: It’s time for America to redefine feminism, free women from liberal stereotypes

GOP presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina waded deeper Thursday into her gender warfare with Hillary Rodham Clinton and the political left, ampoule suggesting it was time for America to redefine feminism and liberate women for liberal stereotypes that define success too narrowly. “A feminist is a woman who lives the life she chooses,” Mrs. Fiorina told […]

GOP pushing trade bill that hands power to President – Vote Expected Friday

GOP pushing trade bill that hands power to President – Vote Expected Friday

By Sarah Foster On May 22, the Senate reauthorized Trade Promotion Authority legislation (also called “Fast Track”), in a roll call vote of 62-37, sending the bill to the House for further action. Proponents are hoping for a vote before the weekend. The measure is supported by Obama, much of the House Republican Conference, and […]

House clears first trade bill, setting stage for Friday showdown

  The House cleared the first piece of the complex package of trade bills Thursday, easily approving preferences for Haiti and African countries in a move President Obama and GOP leaders hoped would pave the way for the bigger votes later this week. Optimism abounded among free-trade supporters – though House Speaker John A. Boehner […]

Bracing for a big power grid attack: ‘One is too many’

Bracing for a big power grid attack: ‘One is too many’

Editor’s Note: In light of the recent hacking of every Federal employees’ personal information, including their social security numbers, this possibility is worth looking at. By Steve Reilly, USA Today About once every four days, part of the nation’s power grid — a system whose failure could leave millions in the dark — is struck […]

CRITICAL ALERT: Fast-Track Would Pre-Approve Formation Of Sweeping Transnational Union

CRITICAL ALERT: Fast-Track Would Pre-Approve Formation Of Sweeping Transnational Union

Paul Ryan Cooks Up Elaborate Ruse To Save Immigration Components Of Obamatrade

Paul Ryan Cooks Up Elaborate Ruse To Save Immigration Components Of Obamatrade

Jeh Johnson: Illegal immigration lowest since 1972

Jeh Johnson: Illegal immigration lowest since 1972

  Illegal immigration across the southwestern border is on pace for the lowest year since 1972, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Monday, claiming success a year after the surge of illegal immigrant children and families exposed major holes in U.S. policy. Mr. Johnson said there’s no guarantee that apprehensions – which he said are […]

Obama derides judge who blocked amnesty

Obama derides judge who blocked amnesty

  President Obama scoffed at the “individual district court judge” who blocked his deportation amnesty, insisting Monday that he still believes his policy is legal despite repeated legal setbacks and vowing to push ahead where he can on aiding illegal immigrants. But Mr. Obama said he’ll abide by Judge Andrew S. Hanen’s injunction – which […]

Hillary makes voting rights remarks; RNC responds

Hillary makes voting rights remarks; RNC responds

By George Miller 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton made a speech, remarking on voting rights, attacking: ID checking to vote, purging voter rolls, curbing universal automatic registration and early voting as discriminatory.  She spoke at Texas Southern University, a historically black college in Houston. Watch speech: Hillary Clinton Remarks Voting Rights | Video | C-SPAN.org  […]