Thomas DeLorenzoThe ranking Democrat on the House Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology Subcommittee began the first hearing on the Federal Reserve Bank in the new Congress with dramatic ad hominem attacks on Loyola University Maryland Economics Professor Thomas DiLorenzo. Rep. William Clay of Missouri accused DiLorenzo of having racist ties for being an adviser to the League of the South, a  states'-rights organization, and then failed to address any substantive questions on economics to DiLorenzo with the dismissive remark: "I do know that I have no questions for you."

Senator James Webb the conservative Democrat from Virginia who defeated incumbent moderate Republican Senator George Allen in 2006, has announced his retirement from the Senate. Retirement may not be the right word, given that Webb served just one term. But he is leaving elective politics nonetheless.

A careful review of Kentucky Senator Rand Paul’s “maiden speech” to the Senate last week reveals what Tea Partiers and other strict constitutionalists hoped they would find: a man of character.

An internal memo has been uncovered that proves that the Centers for Disease Control in fact did cover up abortion data. Surprisingly, the memo was discovered by the left-wing group Media Matters for America and publicly exposed by RedState.

military womenWith “don’t ask, don’t tell” scrapped by congressional vote late last year and open homosexuals now free to be all they can be in the armed forces, activists determined to force social change on America’s military have once again turned their efforts toward placing women into combat roles.

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