When House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) announced he was leaving the negotiations over raising the debt limit on Thursday, he made it clear that he felt he was getting pressured by the Democrats to accept tax increases as part of the deal. He said:  “Each side came into these talks with certain orders, and as it stands the Democrats continue to insist that any deal must include tax increases. Regardless of the progress that has been made, the tax issue must be resolved before discussions can continue.”

Anyone who follows Orrin Hatch (left) on Twitter has noticed a decidedly constitutionalist tone to his latest tweets. There's a good reason for this sudden commitment to principles of limited government from a man who's voting record is far from that of a rock-ribbed small government crusader.

Physician, steel thyself: The next person who calls your office seeking an appointment may just be a spy for the federal government.

The director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement has made official the Obama administration’s declaration that the DREAM Act — the amnesty bill for illegal aliens — is now federal law, despite the bill’s having failed in the Senate last year.

Former Border Patrol agent Jesus Diaz was denied bond at a hearing earlier this month, but in an interview with Liberty News Network national correspondent Andy Ramirez, members of the Diaz family spoke out.