Cong. Bob Goodlatte Has Strongly Supported The Tenth Amendment

Virginia Congressman Bob Goodlatte has gained a reputation over the years for being a strong advocate of the Tenth Amendment, and the reservation of those areas of policy not enumerated to be performed at the federal level, to the states and people, respectively. Supporting the Tenth Amendment is one of the key areas of political […]

Is Rand Paul Disappearing From The Presidential Race?

We may be seeing the last days of the Rand Paul campaign for president, as he is falling behind further in the polls and is perceived to have little chance of winning the GOP nomination for president. Business Insider is asking if the Paul campaign is “completely collapsing.” “The moment one veteran Republican strategist realized […]

Lindsey Graham Slams Donald Trump On Immigration

Appearing on Face the Nation, Lindsey Graham suggested that Donald Trump “is going backward on immigration” and will take the party with him, Newsmax is reporting. The South Carolina senator and presidential candidate has strongly criticized Trump in the past, and now says Trump’s views on immigration are bad for the Republican Party. “Our leading […]

Alabama Women Arrested For Breaking Into County Jail

Imagine someone wanting to break into jail as opposed to escape from jail. That is exactly what a woman in Alabama tried to do, NBC News is reporting. Talisha Gwen McCann, 42, of Russellville, Alabama, tried to break into the county jail and was arrested, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s office. McCann was arrested […]

Road Race Lets Runners Compete By Running On Treadmills

Imagine going to the gym and competing in a running road race by jumping on a treadmill to do the running. That is exactly what the Cape Cod, Massachusetts, based New Balance Falmouth Road Race will be allowing this summer, the Huffington Post reports via the Associated Press. The organizers of the event expect 100 […]

More Than 60 Classified Emails Found On Hillary Clinton’s Server

Hillary Clinton’s email server issues seems to get more serious by the day. The State Department has now found 60 classified emails among the 30,000 emails it is examining from Clinton’s email server, Business Insider reported today. Additionally, two other classified emails were discovered by inspector general Charles McCullough III, that contained top secret information, […]

GOP Establishment Targets Donald Trump

The GOP establishment is making a more concerted effort to target presidential candidate Donald Trump. His Republican rivals blasted Trump for his comments about women, the Associated Press via PBS Newshour reported. The point they are making is that Trump’s comments are seen as anti-women and this endangers the GOP’s chances of winning a sufficient […]

Spanish Renewable Energy Firm Abengoa Is Solyndra 2.0?

The Spanish renewable energy company Abengoa, which received $230 million in subsides from the Obama Administration, has seen its bonds fall for five days in a row, Zerohedge reported yesterday, leading to speculation that the company may soon be facing a decision to file for bankruptcy. The bonds of the company are now trading at […]

Scott Walker Calls Hillary Clinton ‘Deceiver-In-Chief’

After exchanging competing views on education policy, Wisconsin Governor and GOP candidate for president Scott Walker zinged Hillary Clinton as the “deceiver-in-chief,” CBS Minnesota news reported today. Writing an article today for RedState, Walker said Hillary wold be the “deceiver-in-chief” as president. “Now Hillary Clinton is assailing our record on college affordability. In doing so, […]

Donald Trump Declares War On Republican Pollster Frank Luntz

Republican pollster Dr. Frank Luntz is known as the master of the political focus group. He’s appeared regularly on cable news channels, with focus groups to analyze presidential debates. The non-politician-turned-presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump, has declared war on Luntz, Business Insider reports. He’s not just content to verbally spar with Fox News host Megyn […]

Blue Bell Ice Cream Is Now Shipping

This is good news for ice cream lovers all around the country. Blue Bell Ice Cream will soon be back in the stores again. The company announced it’s trucks have once again resumed shipping its product, KBTX News reported. The first shipments of Blue Bell Ice Cream, since the recalls, have begun. Blue Bell posted […]

Republican Candidates Zing Trump For His Megyn Kelly Comments

Several of the other 2016 candidates for the Republican nomination are criticizing businessman and fellow candidate Donald Trump for his comments about Fox News host Megyn Kelly, who was one of the debate moderators this past Thursday, The Hill is reporting. Kelly asked Trump some tough questions during the Fox News-hosted debate among the top […]

Conservative Ted Cruz Calls His Rivals ‘Campaign Conservatives’

Texas Senator Ted Cruz points out he is unique among the huge field of 17 GOP candidates for president; he walks the walk while the others merely talk the talk in time for the campaign. Speaking at the RedState gathering, Cruz called them “campaign conservatives,” Time magazine reported. He suggested that they play as conservatives […]

Latest Jeb Bush Gaffe Draws Todd Akin Comparison

Just a couple weeks after his damaging “work longer hours” gaffe, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, who last campaigned for office in 2002 before this current campaign, committed yet another severe blunder, Breitbart News reported today. Comparing this latest gaffe to the “legitimate rape” blunder by former Missouri Senate nominee Todd Akin, Breitbart reported how […]

Donald Trump Has A Clear Path To Win The GOP Nomination

Businessman Donald Trump leads in the GOP race for president, according to the last CBS News poll, CBS News reports. Trump leads in that national poll with 24 percent among Republicans, while Jeb Bush has 13 percent and Scott Walker has 10 percent. Additionally, Trump leads in the Real Clear Politics (RCP) average of polls […]

Senators Hatch, Grassley, And Barrasso Question Administration On Failed Obamacare Exchanges

Three senators have sent a letter to the Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the failed state-based exchanges (SBE) under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Charles Grassley (R-IA), and John Barrasso (R-WY) are seeking information on CMS regarding more […]

Inspector General: CFPB Must Increase Database Security

A Federal Reserve Inspector General has recommended enhanced security over the consumer complaint database created by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Law360 has reported. The Inspector General released results of an audit and concluded additional security measures should be implemented. “The CFPB, which does not have its own dedicated inspector general’s office, has taken […]

Critics Say Pope Francis’ Climate Change Message Is Not Beneficial For The Poor

Pope Francis made it clear how strongly he believes climate change needs to be addressed in his recent encyclical, the Washington Post reports. The Pope paints a dire future in the event humans do not address climate change. “Each year sees the disappearance of thousands of plant and animal species which we will never know, […]

Cong. Mark Meadows Seeks To Oust Speaker John Boehner

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) has faced increasing criticism for his decisions on a number of issues from the more conservative members of the Republican caucus in Congress. Cong. Mark Meadows (R-NC) has introduced a “motion to vacate the chair” against the Speaker, the Washington Post reported yesterday. This rarely used motion, if it were […]

Rep. John Mica Proposed Airline Baggage Fees Cap, At $4.50

Passengers charged as much as $100 to check in bags with Spirit Airlines will be thrilled to hear about the new bill filed by Rep. John Mica (R-FL) to cap the fees at a mere $4.50 per bag. In the middle of the battle over reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Rep. Mica has […]

Is The Cape Wind Project An Offshore Solyndra?

The perception of the inevitable failure of the Cape Wind project seemed more likely early this year when the two largest electric utilities in Massachusetts announced they would not be purchasing electricity generated by the proposed project, the Wall Street Journal reported. The project, to be located off the coast of Nantucket island, would include […]

Ted Cruz Seeks To Eliminate CFPB For Doing Opposite Of What Its Name Implies

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), created when Congress enacted the Dodd-Frank financial regulations in 2010, is an agency that does the opposite of what its name implies. Two federal lawmakers from Texas have recently introduced legislation to eliminate the agency, HousingWire reported yesterday. Referring to the CFPB as a “runaway agency,” Sen. Ted Cruz […]

Poll: GOP Candidates Lead Democrats In Three Key Battleground States

Hillary Clinton has now fallen behind three leading GOP candidates for president in three key states in a new Quinnipiac University poll, Fox News is reporting today. Clinton is polling behind former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, current Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, and Florida Senator Marco Rubio in Colorado, Iowa, and Virginia. Barack Obama won all […]

Growing Opposition To RAWA Bill To Ban Internet Gambling

Opponents of the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA) cited the Tenth Amendment, givings states the authority to determine whether internet gambling is allowed, and assert that proponents are empowering big government. While the bill has the support of two presidential candidates who are sponsors, it has attracted opposition from another candidate for the GOP […]

John Kasich Introduces Himself As A Different Kind Of Presidential Candidate

Having helped in the process of balancing the federal budget as Chairman of the Budget Committee in Congress, and having served successfully as governor of Ohio for two terms, John Kasich is presenting himself as a different kind of presidential candidate, Washington Post is reporting. While most candidates run away from Washington D.C. experience, Kasich, […]

Donald Trump Will Introduce Def Leppard At Iowa State Fair

Rapidly rising in national polls, Donald Trump will be introducing Def Leppard at the Iowa State Fair on August 15, CNN Politics reported. Def Leppard is playing a concert that night that also features Styx and Tesla. The Iowa State Fair is one of the major events held in the state that will cast the […]

Hillary Clinton Faces Growing Trust Deficit

Recent polls are showing a growing percentage of Americans do not trust former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Yahoo News reports the Democratic front-runner for 2016 is viewed favorably by 39 percent of Americans, while being viewed unfavorably by 49 percents, from the latest Associated Press-GfK poll. In the same poll in April, Clinton had […]

Why Donald Trump Is Surging In The Polls

Most national polls have real estate developer Donald Trump either leading or in second place for the Republican nomination for president for 2016, Business Insider reports today. Trump announced his candidacy on June 16, and made his controversial comments on immigration. He has risen in the polls since making those comments, and to the apparent […]

Sens. Rob Portman And Chuck Schumer Propose International Tax Reform

Sens. Rob Portman (R-OH) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) have proposed a bipartisan tax reform plan that will reduce taxation of overseas profits and fund needed highway and infrastructure development, the New York Times reports. The legislation would reduce the tax rates on profits made overseas by U.S. corporations while enabling increased funding of highway and […]

Amy’s Baking Company Made Famous On Kitchen Nightmares Is Closing

The controversial Scottsdale, Arizona, restaurant made famous on Chef Gordon Ramsay’s reality show Kitchen Nightmares, Amy’s Baking Company, is closing it doors soon, the Phoenix New Times is reporting today. Owners Samy and Amy Bouzaglo will sell the restaurant but will retain ownership of the their name for the place. The restaurant became known to […]

Reps. Luetkemeyer, Neugebauer Stand For Consumers By Reining In And Reforming CFPB

Standing up for the interests of consumers, Reps. Blake Luetkemeyer (R-MO) and Randy Neugebauer (R-TX) have introduced legislation to shut down Operation Choke Point and reform the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), respectively. Following the financial crisis of the late 2000s, the Democrat-controlled Congress of 2009-2010 enacted the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection […]

Washington Redskins Team Loses Trademark Ruling In Federal Court

The Washington Redskins, of the National Football League (NFL), have lost their latest battle in the legal challenge to their name, the Washington Post reports. Affirming the ruling last year by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, U.S. District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee also ruled the named “Redskins” is offensive to Native Americans and therefore […]

Polls Show Jeb Bush In Good Standing To Win The GOP Nomination

Marco Rubio had been gaining on Jeb Bush in the polls last month, but now the momentum has switched and Bush appears to have regained his front-runner status and is surging ahead of Rubio in one national poll, the Tampa Bay Times reports. In the newest CNN/ORC poll released this past week, Jeb Bush leads […]

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Reveals Details Of His Tongue Cancer

Bruce Dickinson, the lead sing of the legendary British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, reports he is recovering well from tongue cancer and looks forward to singing again soon, BBC News reports today. He said his head had been “cooked pretty effectively” in the process of receiving treatment for the tongue cancer, no doubt due […]

Bernie Sanders Attracts Huge Crowds And Major Cash

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is drawing the largest crowds and raising lots of money for the 2016 presidential campaign. He has also raised more than $15 million in his first quarter as a declared presidential candidates, CNN Politics reported today. With polls showing Sanders closing in on Hillary nationally and in Iowa and New Hampshire, […]

David Stockman Says Unemployment Is Really 42.9 Percent

The government reports today that unemployment is officially at 5.3 percent in May, down from 6.1 percent in May of last year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, an agency of the U.S. Department of Labor. Former Reagan administration Budget Director, David Stockman, says the real unemployment rate in the United States is now […]

CBM Amendment To The Innovation Act Defeated In House Judiciary Committee

Efforts to reform patent laws, over concern about so-called patent trolls and other issues, have been opportunities to extend the Covered Business Method (CBM) patents transitional program. This is also true with the recent House Judiciary Committee consideration of the Innovation Act, where another attempt to extend CBM was defeated, IPWatchdog reported. The Innovation Act […]

Graham And Rubio Sponsor Sheldon Adelson Backed Internet Gambling Ban

Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Marco Rubio (R-FL), who are also both declared candidates for president in 2016, are sponsoring legislation in the U.S. Senate that will federally ban internet-based gambling, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported today. The bill, called the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA), would prohibit most forms of online gambling, including […]

Student Loans Can Not Be Discharged For Unemployed, Disabled Woman

Imagine being 45-years-old, disabled and unemployed, and seeking to have a $37,000 student loan account discharged in bankruptcy court because paying the monthly payments, you believe, would cause an a major financial burden? Imagine, as Bloomberg Business reported in the case of Monica Stitt, the bankruptcy court rules against your claim and says you must […]

How Bad Is It? Notorious Invasive Worm Enters U.S.

A new invasive kind of worm has entered the United States and it’s not just like the worms we typically see on the ground, Disovery News is reporting. The species is called the New Guinea flatworm, and it has been found recently in Florida. The worm is on the “100 worst invasive alien species” list […]

Marco Rubio Gaining Ground On Jeb Bush In GOP Race In Florida And Nationally

Jeb Bush has fallen into a tie with Marco Rubio in Florida according to the latest Quinnipiac University Poll, the Sun-Sentinel reports. Since February of this year, Bush has fallen from 32 percent in his home state to 20 percent in the new Quinnipiac survey. Sen. Marco Rubio, from the same state, has now climbed […]

Jeb Bush Making A Serious Push To Win Iowa?

While it appears the conventional wisdom was that Jeb Bush didn’t need to finish strong in Iowa to win the GOP nomination in 2016, is the former Florida governor now making a more serious push to win Iowa? That appears to be the case now that he’s a declared candidate and has immediately returned to […]

Iron Maiden Announces Latest Album, ‘The Book Of Souls’

Now that their frontman, Bruce Dickinson, has beat cancer, Iron Maiden is back with their sixteenth studio album, a double album titled The Book of Souls, the Guardian reports. The album will feature 11 new songs and run for a total of 92 minutes. The Book Of Souls – coming September 4th — […]

Jeb Bush Embraces Carbon Emissions Reduction To Address Climate Change

Pope Francis weighing in on climate change in his latest encyclical is having an effect on the race for the GOP nomination, and candidate Jeb Bush, the Huffington Post is reporting today. Jeb Bush appears now to believe in human-caused climate change, and is embracing a reduction in carbon emissions. Bush was approached at the […]

Jeb Bush Announces His 2016 Candidacy For President

Jeb Bush, the former two-term governor of Florida, announced before a crowd of 3,000 supporters that he will run for president in 2016, the Miami Herald reported today. Speaking at Miami Dade College, Bush declared he will be running for president. “Our county is on a very bad course,” Bush said. “And the question is: […]

Rare ‘Flesh-Eating’ Bacteria Found In Water At Florida Beaches

Flesh-eating bacteria has infected seven and killed two at Florida beaches this year, CBS 19 News reported. State health officials are reporting that “flesh-eating” bacteria can be picked up from swimming in the water at Florida beaches. “People can get infected with vibrio vulnificus when they eat raw shellfish,” said Mara Burger of the Florida […]

First Penis Transplant Recipient Gets Girlfriend Pregnant

The recipient of the world’s first transplanted penis has impregnated his girlfriend as reported by the Washington Post reported yesterday. Six months after having the surgery, the patient will be a father. The 21-year-old man had lost his penis at age 18 from a botched circumcision he had undergone. As a result, he had the […]

Is Jeb Bush No Longer The GOP Front Runner For 2016?

Jeb Bush has dropped form 21 percent in March of this year down to just 10 percent in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, ABC News on reports. Not only has Bush fallen 11 percent down to just 10 percent, he is statistically tied in that same poll with Scott Walker, Rand Paul, Marco […]

Mike Huckabee, 2016 GOP Candidate, Calls Transgender Rights A Threat

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, who declared his candicacy for the Republican nomination for president in 2016 almost one month ago, has called the move to grant transgender rights a threat to the country, The Guardian reports. Huckabee also joked about the issue, saying if he could have been transgendered in high school, he could […]

Celebrate National Burger Day With A 20,000 Calorie Cheeseburger

Eight half-pound burger patties, several slices of cheese, and 40 pieces of bacon, and all the other added ingredients you want, and it comes to a total of 20,000 calories, if you can finish it. A great way to celebrate National Burger Day today, Newsweek reports. This massive burger is the Octuple Bypass Burger served […]