Thomas R. Eddlem
Maryland Representative Elijah Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Reform Committee, claimed on the CBS Face the Nation program June 9 that at least one employee in the Cincinnati IRS office said that discrimination against conservatives wasn't initiated by White House influence. But Cummings' claim seems contrary to evidence available to the public.
Determined to preserve the Founders’ vision of God-given rights, Chief Justice Roy Moore has been targeted by Morris Dees and like-minded leftist radicals.
The Obama administration's defense in the IRS scandal is falling apart. It is increasingly clear that targeting of conservatives was directed from Washington, as multiple IRS offices have now been shown to have been involved in such efforts.
IRS official Lois Lerner pled her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination at congressional hearings in the ever-widening IRS scandal May 22, as it became increasingly apparent that senior Obama administration officials knew the IRS was discriminating against conservative and Tea Party groups more than a year ago and did nothing to stop it.
Keynesian economist Paul Krugman crowed in the June 6 edition of the New York Review of Books that “the case for austerity has crumbled,” but careful analysts should be cautioning “real austerity was never even attempted.”
While Americans have gradually come to realize that the Internal Revenue Service was used as a partisan tool to attack the Tea Party movement over two election cycles, it is increasingly clear this scandal may become the biggest of the three scandals that rocked the Obama administration last week.
None of the police-state measures in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing made Boston-area residents safer. But that hasn’t stopped new proposals to expand government.
Congressional approval of the latest round of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade was a victory for international socialism and a defeat of the principles of America's Founding Fathers.
In 1854, Wisconsin rejected the federal Fugitive Slave Act, which mandated Northern states return Southern slaves without due process, demonstrating both the validity and usefulness of nullification.
Only a blockhead can unlearn the dictionary. But this is, increasingly, what many Americans have done on marriage, war, sexual relations — and even what constitutes “human life."
However, there is absolute truth, and words have specific, fixed meanings. If words mean only what we want them to mean, or if we can change their meanings at whim through opinion or point of view, then it's impossible to even discuss a concept such as “truth.”