A California Assault on Free Speech That Would Shock the Founders

The state’s attorney general is attempting to silence a foundation that educates Americans on free markets.

Tim Phillips and David Spady The Wall Street Journal 12/19/2014

‘Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.”

Benjamin Franklin’s warning is perhaps more apt today than at any point in […]

IRS workers who didn't pay taxes got bonuses

Gregory Korte USA Today 4/22/2014

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service handed out $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with disciplinary issues — including more than $1 million to employees who didn’t pay their federal taxes, a watchdog report says.

The report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration said 1,146 IRS employees received […]

There’s no party like a White House party

Emily Goodin The Hill 5/7/2013

Bill and Hillary Clinton, actress Kerry Washington, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and producer Harvey Weinstein were among those who joined the Obamas at the White House’s secret post-inauguration bash.

President Obama and Michelle Obama held the hush-hush, swanky, ultra-A-list party to celebrate his second term the night he took the […]

Obama issues 17 pardons

Donovan Slack Politico 3/1/2013

President Obama on Friday granted pardons to 17 people who had been convicted on a range of charges, from theft to conspiracy to traffic counterfeit goods.

Here’s the list, via the White House:

Robert Leroy Bebee – Rockville, Maryland. Offense: Misprision of a felony, 18 U.S.C. § 4. Sentence: Two years […]

Employees: Obama donor in process of buying up and ‘destroying’ America’s top pro-gun media outlets

Patrick Howley The Daily Caller 2/28/2013

Employees of Obama donor Leo Hindery Jr.’s media conglomerate Intermedia Partners, which now owns most of the top gun-culture media outlets in the country, believe that Hindery plans to gut and destroy all of them as part of a business plan that has already led to numerous layoffs and […]

Bob Menendez 101

A WFB Infographic: The story of Bob Menendez and his donor Salomon Melgen

Katherine Miller The Washington Free Beacon 2/28/2013

Sen. Robert Menendez (D., N.J.) is not having a good year. The problems stem from his relationship with a controversial donor, South Florida doctor Salomon R. Melgen. The Senate Ethics Committee is now “reviewing” that […]