John F. McManus

Should current thinking hold, doctoring a driver’s license in order to expose what Planned Parenthood does with funding that it obtains from the American people is considered a greater crime than abortion or selling body parts of fetuses.

Thursday, 28 January 2016 16:48

The Flawed Balanced Budget Amendment

Balancing the budget is a good idea and the nation would be better off if the federal budget were balanced each year. But the numerous BBAs proposed are so full of loopholes that they make balanced budget proposals virtually meaningless.

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 05:35

United Nations Wants Taxing Power

A UN-created panel suggests that the world body be allowed to place a small tax on international sporting events such as the soccer’s World Cup, concerts where famous artists perform, and more.

Tuesday, 19 January 2016 20:15

Compulsory Union Funding Threatened

In 26 states, individuals employed in what are termed “public sector” jobs (teachers, firefighters, etc.) are compelled to pay the equivalent of union membership fees even if they decline to join the union. This arrangement is now being challenged in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association. The Supreme Court has accepted the case and is expected to deliver a ruling before its mid-2016 break.

Friday, 15 January 2016 12:00

What Altered Reality Is President Obama In?

In his final State of the Union address, President Obama managed repeatedly to avoid reality. Simply stated, his performance as chief executive has harmed America.

Understanding the resistance to federal agencies currently shown in headlines and newscasts nationwide should begin with a reading of the U.S. Constitution.

The war on the use of available energy (coal, oil, and natural gas) not only continues, it received a huge boost at the recent United Nations Climate Summit in Paris. The truth is that carbon dioxide is a blessing and the claims of global warming and climate change alarmists amount to dangerous politically motivated hokum.

Tuesday, 29 December 2015 11:44

The War Power Belongs Only to Congress

Correcting the situation of U.S. military forces being used by the UN without declaration of war requires repeal of the War Powers Act and withdrawal from the United Nations.

Tuesday, 22 December 2015 08:36

Political Correctness Gone Amuck

Will the nearly insane political correctness already sweeping through America lead to physical violence? Or will America turn back to the sanity and good will that marked the nation a mere 50 years ago? Time will tell.

Tuesday, 15 December 2015 16:00

The Passing of Jane Ingraham

The New American was fortunate to have Jane Ingraham as a contributor for many years. She recently passed away at age 95 near her home in Vero Beach, Florida.

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