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Presumed Guilty in the Name of Fighting Terrorism

BY BOB BARR The legal principle placing the burden of proof on accusers rather than the accused can be traced back to Second and Third...

Schlafly: Will We Have Three-Parent Families?

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY In California, some day a judge will have the power to decide who is your father, who is your mother, and who...

Washington’s “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians” for 2012

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today released its 2012 list of Washington’s “Ten Most...

The Gift of Time – Father Frank Pavone

BY FR. FRANK PAVONE This reflection is taken from my book Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “With the Lord...

The 10 Worst Regulations of 2012

DIANE KATZ AND JAMES L. GATTUSO, HERITAGE FOUNDATION During 2012, virtually every aspect of American life, from caloric intake to dishwasher efficiency, was subjected to...

ACLJ: New Year’s Resolutions to Defend Liberty

DAVID FRENCH, ACLJ A favorite family tradition takes place each New Year’s Eve. At dinner, our oldest daughter takes out a piece of paper that...

The Seventh Circuit Blocks the HHS Mandate for a Private Business

DAVID FRENCH, ACLJ Late Friday afternoon, the Seventh Circuit granted an emergency injunction against the HHS mandate — preventing its enforcement against an Illinois business...

Ron Paul: New Years Resolutions for Congress

Texas Straight Talk with Ron Paul As I prepare to retire from Congress, I’d like to suggest a few New Year’s resolutions for my colleagues...

L. Tom Perry on the Bill of Rights

Called Unto Liberty, 20th Century Sermons, L. Tom Perry Alexander Hamilton and others gave three reasons why the Bill of Rights was not necessary. First:...

Are We Helping Poor Americans?

JENNIFER MARSHALL - HERITAGE FOUNDATION At the end of the year, many people take time to make charitable donations. But caring for those in...

Government Employee Unions Robbing Taxpayers

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY On my Saturday radio talk program, I recently interviewed Mallory Factor, the author of a new book called Shadowbosses. Shadowbosses is a...

Appellate Court Blocks HHS Mandate – Religious Liberty Protected

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has just issued a critical ruling temporarily blocking the abortion-pill mandate from forcing our clients, business...

Fighter Jets for the Muslim Brotherhood – A Gift We Shouldn’t Give

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ With a continuing moral crisis in America, the fight over whether we continue to spend taxpayer money we don’t have, it is...

American Presidents and Hanukkah

American Minute with Bill Federer In 1979, Jimmy Carter was the first President to light the National Menorah, commenting on hostages held by Islamic terrorists...

Armenia, Turkish atrocities, and President Woodrow Wilson

American Minute with Bill Federer Armenia was one of the first nations to become Christian around 301 AD, with its capitol of Ani called the...

Conservatives Must Not Seek All Low Info Voters

LLOYD MARCUS, PROUD UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN It sticks in my craw that Conservatives/Republicans are leaning toward, in essence, becoming immoral, stupid and un-American to win Low-Information-Voters....

Fleeing Socialism: French Actor Gérard Depardieu Wants His Freedom Back

SYLVAIN CHARAT, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES “I am leaving because you consider that success, creation, talent, anything different, must be punished.” This quotation from French...

Two alleged terrorists extradited from Canada to Brooklyn by DOJ

BY JIM KOURI Two alleged operatives of the Sri Lanka-based terrorist group, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), a designated foreign terrorist organization popularly referred...

Newtown massacre fundraising fraud uncovered in New York

BY JIM KOURI A resident of New York City faces federal charges in a charity scam that surprised and disgusted investigators and reporters covering the...

Chicago mobster dies behind bars after a life of murder and mayhem

BY JIM KOURI A top Chicago mobster serving a life sentence in federal prison died behind bars on Christmas, according to a law enforcement source...