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Congress Should Exercise Restraint in Veterans Affairs Funding Bill

JUSTIN BOGIE, HERITAGE FOUNDATION This week, the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Military Construction and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) appropriations bill is likely to receive...

Fighting Obama’s Executive Overreach on Behalf of Congress

Jay Sekulow, ACLJ The Obama Administration continues to do whatever it takes to defend the indefensible. First, President Obama failed to persuade Congress of his...

GOP Squandered Its Best Opportunity To Hold Hillary Accountable

BY BOB BARR In her Sunday video announcing her presidential candidacy, Hillary Clinton touched as many hot buttons as could be crammed into a two-minute...

Debate: Army Appropriations Bill (1878)—Part V

American Debate Following the nation-wide riots in 1877, Congress debates appropriating money for the Army. Rep. William Kimmel (D., Maryland) argues for funding the militia,...

Debate: Army Appropriations Bill (1878)—Part IV

American Debate Following the nation-wide riots in 1877, Congress debates appropriating money for the Army. Rep. William Kimmel (D., Maryland) argues for funding the militia,...

Debate: Army Appropriations Bill (1878)—Part I

American Debate Following the nation-wide riots in 1877, Congress debates appropriating money for the Army. Rep. William Kimmel (D., Maryland) argues for funding the militia,...

Keep the Feds Out of Education

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY One of the biggest reasons why parents want to get rid of Common Core in the schools is that they recognize it...

Congress Makes History by Cutting Spending

PAUL G. KENGOR, CENTER FOR VISION AND VALUES I recently attended a political event where a Republican congressman was making a re-election pitch. It was...

Federalist Papers No. 61, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Tuesday, February 26, 1788 Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members (Continued) THE more candid opposers of the...

Federalist Papers No. 60, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Saturday, February 23, 1788 Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members (continued) WE HAVE seen, that an uncontrollable...

First Session of Continental Congress was opened with prayer

American Minute with Bill Federer SEPTEMBER 7, 1774, the First Session of the Continental Congress was opened with prayer in Carpenter's Hall, Philadelphia. Threatened by the...

Federalist Papers No. 59, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Friday, 22 February 1788 Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members THE natural order of the subject leads...

Close the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Program

NICOLE KAEDING, CATO INSTITUTE The Government Accountability Office’s annual duplication report is out. This year, the report highlights 30 ways that the federal government can...

Two Ways to Hurt Women in the Workplace

AMY PAYNE, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Today is “Equal Pay Day” for those who believe that The Man is keeping women down. Convincing people that injustice is taking...

Florida: HM 381 Puts Constitution At Risk

We need your help. HM 381 is a bill to call for a Constitutional Convention of the States (Con Con). Please Contact the Florida...

Congress Reminds India of the Importance of its Religious Plurality

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ This year, as the people of India prepare to elect a new Prime Minister, the United States House of Representatives is reminding...

That Good Old "Do-Nothing" Congress

ISRAEL ORTEGA, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Oftentimes, people fret that Congress isn’t doing anything. But is that such a bad thing? The divide of the will of the...

That Good Old “Do-Nothing” Congress

ISRAEL ORTEGA, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Oftentimes, people fret that Congress isn’t doing anything. But is that such a bad thing? The divide of the will of the...

3 Things You Need to Know About the Congressional Budget Deal

ROMINA BOCIA, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Many had high hopes that the first budget conference in four years would make a substantial down payment toward fixing the...

Federalist Papers No. 25, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered 21 December 1787 IT MAY perhaps be urged that the objects enumerated...

Capitol Hill Creeps Abolish the Debt Ceiling

BY RON PAUL Washington, DC, Wall Street, and central bankers around the world rejoiced this week as Congress came to an agreement to end the...

Obamacare: The Ruling Class Versus Real America

BY CHRISTOPHER G. ADAMO Once again this week, the Beltway Insider class has exhibited its consuming arrogance and total contempt for the people of the...

49 Members of House and Senate Urge State Department Action on Saeed’s Behalf

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ 37 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 12 U.S. Senators sent letters to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on behalf...

Obama’s Giveaway to the Communists

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY The China problem is not just that China is raking in trillions of dollars because of Obama’s spending and borrowing binges, and...

Top lawmaker: We have serious reservations about Hagel nomination

BY JIM KOURI Responding to the nomination of Senator Chuck Hagel to Secretary of Defense, Congressman Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), chairman of the House Subcommittee on...

How big a patch does that hole require?

"The negative [veto] proposed to be given them [the national government] ... I do not like it. It fails in an essential character that the hole & the patch should be ..."

Obama Could Prevent a Made in Washington Recession

J.D. FOSTER PH.D., HERITAGE FOUNDATION The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) forecasts a recession for 2013. Forecasters rarely anticipate a recession. Almost by definition, recessions surprise....

Congress: Adams ‘Defense’ No. 53

 Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 52 Conclusion: Congress My dear Sir, BY the authorities and examples already recited,...

Mandated Ignition Interlocks for DWI — T.F. Stern

BY T.F. STERN The American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act being considered in Washington would set aside “$25 million per year to states that require...

Congress Wants More Info From Atty. Gen. Holder

Liberty Alerts, American Center for Law and Justice Congress is once again focusing on the Attorney General Eric Holder and the Department of Justice concerning...