Senator Leahy’s Winter Pilgrimage to Havana

Capitol Hill Cubans 2/18/2013

After a visit to Havana in February of last year, which accomplished absolutely nothing (other than a great photo-op for General Raul Castro), U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) is back in Cuba today.

This time, he’s accompanied by the leading Republican advocate for unconditionally embracing the brutal Castro dictatorship, U.S. […]

Federal Judge to HHS: Constitution Doesn’t Say ‘Trust Us…’

Jon Street CNS News 12/11/2012

The Constitution doesn’t say “Trust us, changes are coming,” wrote a New York federal judge after hearing a challenge to Obamacare’s HHS mandate from the New York Roman Catholic Archdiocese.

In a “Memorandum Decision and Order” filed on Dec. 5, a federal judge of the New York Eastern District Court […]

The Potential Impact of the People’s Rights Amendment Goes Far Beyond Restricting Freedom of Speech

Ilya Somin The Volokh Conspiracy 4/26/2012

Co-blogger Eugene Volokh has an excellent post on how the proposed People’s Rights Amendment threatens freedom of speech. But it’s important to recognize that the proposal goes far beyond denying free speech rights to entities organized as corporations. It would deny them all other constitutional rights as well. Section […]

Rubber-stamping Obama’s African War Policy

Cliff Kincaid Accuracy in Media 3/22/2012

As media-induced frenzy over African warlord Joseph Kony reaches a fever pitch, Democratic Senator Christopher Coons has introduced a resolution that seems to provide legal cover for President Obama’s deployment of U.S. combat troops to Africa. Obama ordered the military intervention last October, without the approval of Congress, saying […]

‘Progressive foreign policy in action’

Joseph Kony resolution introduced in House

Stephanie Condon CBS News 3/13/2012

Two House lawmakers on Tuesday introduced a resolution supporting efforts to counter the Lord’s Resistance Army, hoping to build on the momentum created by a viral YouTube video spotlighting the atrocities of LRA leader Joseph Kony.

The resolution, introduced by Reps. Jim McGovern, D-Mass. […]

Far Left Dem Gets Booed For Blaming Bush…

…In Massachusetts!

Jim Hoft GatewayPundit 10/27/2010

Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) is one of the top socialists in Congress. He is so radical that there were even reports that this leftist was behind meetings between government officials and Marxist FARC terrorists in Colombia.

In a recent debate he tried to blame George W. Bush for the […]