President Obama announced a massive new federal spending program by executive decree on December 1. The program would create an expensive new federal aid program for local police agencies to buy mounted cameras.

After the beating the Democrat Party took in the 2014 elections, instead of pulling back from his liberal agenda, President Obama has basically dismissed the election returns and vowed to act on his own.

As 2014 nears its end, the Obama administration is facing a whole new set of challenges to its signature healthcare law, ranging from Jonathan Gruber’s upcoming testimony before the House Oversight Committee and big goals for a short open enrollment period, to the Supreme Court’s decision to hear cases that question the validity of subsidies, and revelations that the Department of Health and Human Services inflated its enrollment figures. And in the midst of these issues, President Obama may lose a vital core of ObamaCare supporters, as many big businesses are threatening to withdraw their support.

A researcher from the influential Heritage Foundation estimates that the cost to U.S. taxpayers of President Obama’s pending grant of amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants will be “around $2 trillion.”

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) tempered his conservatism, but trumpeted his support of Israel at a recent Zionist event.