Texas Sending National Guard to Border Is Good First Step, But a Long-Term Solution Still Needed

Steven Bucci The Daily Signal 7/21/2014

Gov. Rick Perry, R-Tex., will send around 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas border under his gubernatorial authorities to help the Texas Department of Public Safety deal with the illegal immigration crisis. Before anyone screams that this is unprecedented or the radical militarization of the border, be assured […]

Ted Cruz Urges Obama Administration to Let Texas Handle Its Border Security Crisis

Natalie Johnson The Daily Signal 6/20/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has stepped up efforts in his campaign to #MakeDCListen.

Cruz sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security yesterday asking the administration to allow Texas to secure its border during the present “humanitarian crisis.”

In the letter, Cruz referred Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson […]

UKIP 'earthquake' rocks Labour and Tories in Elections 2014

David Cameron says he shares the “frustration” of voters who backed Nigel Farage’s party after Ukip surged to victory in councils across the country

James Kirkup, and Peter Dominiczak The Telegraph [UK] 23 May 2014

David Cameron has said he shares the “frustration” of voters who have shaken the mainstream political parties by backing the […]

Valerie Jarrett: ‘We have a commitment’ from Boehner on #Amnesty this year

Tony Lee Breitbart.com Big Government 15 May 2014

President Barack Obama’s top adviser and confidant told a group of global elites on Thursday in Las Vegas, Nevada that House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) has made a commitment to the White House to try to pass amnesty legislation this year.

After hailing the Senate’s amnesty bill […]

The Pope Talked to Obama Today About Religious Liberty. Will It Matter?

Katrina Trinko The Foundry Heritage.org 3/27/2014


Vatican, Rome – March 27, 2014.Pope Francis during a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama a private audience in his private library at the Vatican on March 27, 2014. (Credit Image: © Or/Ropi/ZUMAPRESS.com) [Photo via Newscom]


During a meeting today, Pope Francis talked to President […]

Soros group triples its lobbying spending

Holly Yeager The Washington Post 2/23/2014

The latest list of big lobbying spenders contains a surprising name: George Soros.

Well, not the billionaire himself, but the Open Society Policy Center, the Washington-based advocacy affiliate of his Open Society Foundations.

Soros and his generous support of liberal causes, through his philanthropy and his personal political spending, […]