Barbara Boland The Washington Examiner 7/26/2015
ABC “This Week’s” host George Stephanopoulos asked a series of questions that seemed designed to provoke some introspection from Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards, but instead she repeatedly asserted that controversial undercover videos were “highly edited” by a “militant” anti-abortion group that seeks to “entrap doctors” who do “not […]
Susan Ferrechio The Washington Examiner 5/31/2015
A bill to extend a controversial anti-terrorism surveillance tool cleared a key Senate hurdle Sunday evening, but not in time to prevent it from expiring at midnight.
The Senate voted 77-17 to bring the USA Freedom Act to the floor for debate. The bill would extend surveillance provisions of […]
Jack Hunter Rare.us 5/23/2015
After Rand Paul’s ten hour long filibuster against a clean reauthorization of the Patriot Act Wednesday, the New York Times editorialized (emphasis added):
He may have annoyed Senate colleagues by seizing the floor for a marathon monologue on Wednesday, but Senator Rand Paul did Americans a singular service by forcing attention […]
The Right Scoop 4/29/2015
Mark Levin exposes eight Senate Republicans who voted with Democrats, killing an amendment that would have required certification that Iran has not directly supported or carried out an act of terrorism against the United States before sanctions against Iran can be lifted. Levin says this is a very low bar that […]
Bonnie Kristian Rare.us 4/23/2015
You may have heard that key provisions of the deceptively named PATRIOT Act—the law passed in the wake of 9/11 which gave the government massive new legal authority to invade our privacy and ignore the Fourth Amendment—are set to expire in June.
Most notable among what will expire is Section 215: