Grassroots Republicans and conservatives across America are furious after the GOP establishment was exposed using dishonest, shameful, and potentially unlawful tactics against its own base in Mississippi. The goal of the dubious establishment operation was to prevent GOP voters from electing Tea Party-backed candidate Chris McDaniel, who was favored to win in a landslide based on surveys of Republican voters. In essence, though, the Republican establishment relied on lies, huge contributions from crony special interests, and deceitful fear-mongering to get Democrats to vote in the Mississippi GOP primary this week — likely in violation of state law, according to critics of the plot. Still, the fight is not over yet.
In a recent interview, Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio made news by claiming that he’s close to discovering who forged Barack Obama’s birth certificate. These findings and others may be released soon, and will they be, as one of his investigators put it, "universe-shattering"?
The IRS broke federal law in not reporting Lois Lerner's hard drive failure and the loss of e-mail demanded by Congress, a federal archivist told the House Oversight Committee June 24.
House Speaker John Boehner announced on Wednesday that he would be filing suit against President Obama over his abuse of executive power. Boehner indicates that he had been mulling over the decision recently but that his concerns over Obama’s refusal to comply with Constitutional limitations has helped him to decide in favor of a suit.
A bill entitled the “Women’s Health Protection Act” (S. 1696) that was introduced in the Senate last November would override state and local laws restricting abortion. The bill gathered 34 cosponsors in the Senate from November through May, just 17 short of a majority.