Obama proposes gas price hike to fund green infrastructure

Obama proposes gas price hike to fund green infrastructure

By Sam Rolley / Personal Liberty Digest Just as Americans are getting a little long-needed economic relief in the form of falling fuel prices, President Barack Obama is proposing a massive hike in taxes on oil producers. Analysts say end consumers are going to bear the brunt of the tax hike. The initial tax proposal […]

Meet Bernie Sanders’ Israel hating advisers

Meet Bernie Sanders’ Israel hating advisers

By Adam Kredo / Washington Free Beacon Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders has tapped several critics of Israel to advise him on foreign policy, including one who has compared Israelis to “Nazis” and accused them of waging “a Holocaust.” Sanders, who is Jewish and had family members slaughtered during the Holocaust, recently disclosed that his […]

Congress to vote on ObamaCare’s restaurant menu rules

Congress to vote on ObamaCare’s restaurant menu rules

From NCPA “Few people realize ObamaCare’s tentacles extend all the way into your favorite corner pizza shop, even making an error in posting calorie counts a felony. Congress now has the opportunity to take a small slice out of this terrible law,” says Jeff Stier, Senior Fellow at the National Center for Public Policy Research […]

Illinois can’t pass a budget and the most vulnerable are getting hurt

Illinois can’t pass a budget and the most vulnerable are getting hurt

From Freedom’s Phoenix At least 2,000 seniors will lose their home care workers who help them dress, bathe, cook meals, clean the house, and take them to doctor appointments. Some children won’t have anywhere to go after school, and their mom or dad might have to choose between leaving them home alone or working fewer […]

New Obama policy essentially eliminates border laws, says immigration official

New Obama policy essentially eliminates border laws, says immigration official

From Personal Liberty Digest The number of apprehensions of illegal immigrants along the nation’s southern border is declining. But according to congressional testimony from the president of the union representing Border Patrol agents, it’s not because illegals have stopped flowing into the country. On Thursday, National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd told lawmakers the […]

Textbook vendor: Common Core standards ‘all about the money’

Textbook vendor: Common Core standards ‘all about the money’

By Andrea Dillon / Heartland Institute An undercover journalist for a nonprofit organization captured candid video of a national textbook company’s sales executive making inflammatory remarks about federal Common Core standards and textbook companies’ support of them. Project Veritas, a nonprofit organization whose stated mission is to “investigate and expose corruption, dishonesty, self-dealing, waste, fraud, and […]

Obama family recent vacations cost taxpayers more than $5 million

Obama family recent vacations cost taxpayers more than $5 million

From Judicial Watch Judicial Watch said yesterday that on January 15, 2016, it obtained records from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) revealing that the August 2014 Martha’s Vineyard and Christmas 2014 Honolulu vacations for President Barack Obama and his family cost taxpayers $1,243,057.80 for Secret Service accommodations alone. According to the newly obtained […]

Air Traffic Control system reform introduced in House

Air Traffic Control system reform introduced in House

By Ali Meyer / Washington Free Beacon The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee introduced legislation Wednesday that would reform air traffic control by establishing an independent, non-profit corporation to modernize and provide the service outside of the federal government. “The bill lets the [Federal Aviation Administration] do what it does best—focus on the safety […]

Dangerous incompetence: Homeland Security lost hundreds of guns and badges

Dangerous incompetence: Homeland Security lost hundreds of guns and badges

By Sam Rolley / Personal Liberty Digest A newly released investigative report reveals that Department of Homeland Security officials managed to lose track of at least 165 guns and more than 1,300 government agent badges and credentials in just over two years. Todd Shepherd, investigative reporter for the libertarian think tank the Independence Institute and […]

Texans blast Obama administration on refugees, minor migrants

Texans blast Obama administration on refugees, minor migrants

By Kenric Ward / Watchdog Texas The Obama administration’s handling of Syrian refugees and unaccompanied minors from Central America is reckless, abusive and possibly illegal, according to three top Texas officials. “The administration continues settling Syrian refugees in our neighborhoods and communities under a cloak of secrecy,” charged Attorney General Ken Paxton. “Last weekend the federal government […]

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