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This Conservative Group Fought IRS for Years. Now a Court’s Given It a Victory

VIRGINIA ALLEN, THE DAILY SIGNAL Last month, Judge Reggie Walton ruled in favor of True the Vote, a conservative voting rights group that first sued...

Elections and Meetings of Congress, by Justice Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 11,  ELECTIONS AND MEETINGS OF CONGRESS § 812. THE...

2016: Super Primary? A Bad Idea

SAMUEL C. CASOLARI, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES After losing New Hampshire, Florida, and Illinois, the presidential candidate limped along with declining support and amid...

It’s Time For the Government to Stop Favoring Senior Citizens

ROMINA BOCCIA, HERITAGE FOUNDATION If budgets are about priorities, the U.S. Congress favors the elderly. About two-thirds of federal spending goes to transfer payments, and...

Panama Dodges a Bullet

Juan Carlos Hidalgo, CATO INSTITUTE Panamanians voted on Sunday against the efforts of their president, Ricardo Martinelli, to stay in power even though he was...

What The Ryan/Republican Budget Teaches Us

MARK W. HENDRICKSON When House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan unveiled his latest budget proposal earlier this month, political commentator/consultant Dick Morris warned Republicans against it,...

Partial Victory? No New IRS Rules Before the 2014 Elections

DAVID FRENCH, ACLJ The Washington Times has just reported a key development in the battle against IRS censorship. The IRS may be backing down: The IRS said Wednesday...

Do Americans Disrespect Congress Or Themselves?

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON The approval ratings for the U.S. Congress are abysmal. According to realclearpolitics.com, the average score on polls of Congress’ popularity taken...

North Carolina Calls for Honest Elections

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY In 2012 the Democrats were so sure that North Carolina was a happy hunting ground for their votes that they held their...

Why Republicans Didn't Win in 2012

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY The reelection of Barack Obama as President in 2012 was such a big shock to Republicans that they can't stop trying to...

Why Republicans Didn’t Win in 2012

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY The reelection of Barack Obama as President in 2012 was such a big shock to Republicans that they can't stop trying to...

Court Rejects “Minority Coalition” Redistricting

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY Let me tell you about a rare unanimous decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on a controversial redistricting issue. Every ten years...

Voter ID Prevents Election Fraud

Mike Brownfield, Heritage Foundation Last night’s nail-biter in Iowa marked the beginning of election year 2012. And with Americans heading to the polls — next...

Russian Protesters Organize Online

Liberty Alerts, American Center for Law and Justice Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Moscow in response to the...

The Protests in Russia

By Carl L. Bankston III The mass protests in Russia against efforts by Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party to maintain its control and return Putin...

President Calvin Coolidge on Exercising The Right to Vote

American Minute with Bill Federer In a Radio Address, NOVEMBER 3, 1924, President Calvin Coolidge stated: I therefore urge upon all the voters of our country,...

Who Needs Elections?

Heritage Foundation, Common Sense North Carolina’s Governor Bev Perdue suggested suspending elections to allow lawmakers to solve America’s problems without considering Americans' opinions. Peter Orszag,...

National Popular Vote Would End States’ Role in Elections for President

Liberty Alerts, Ann Shibler, JBS.Org There’s a new wrinkle in the old game of manipulating the outcome of elections: A single organization is behind a...

An Interview with Don McMillan: Reflections on the Elections

I hate what our process has become. I KNOW negative ads are effective – but the death penalty for speeding would be effective, too - but is that a good idea?

2010 Elections: Where To Go From Here

The sheer enormity of the 2010 mid-term elections has caused disfavored political players to scramble and posture.

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The Left’s attack on the Fourth of July

~Another step in erasing our collective memory~ Scot Faulkner My previous column raised alarms about radical leftists who want to obliterate everything good that America ever...

Mister Trump Goes to Washington

BY T.F. STERN A curious dream awakened me this morning, tying an old Jimmy Stewart movie, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, with current political situations.  Wiping...

What is the antidote to ‘Wokeness’?

~Evan Sayet’s The Woke Supremacy provides answers we cannot afford to ignore~ Duggan Flanakin Political comedian Evan Sayet says he has long dedicated himself to conserving...

Deconstructing California: From Christian Founding to Shutting Down Churches

American Minute with Bill Federer George Orwell wrote in his dystopian novel 1984: "Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has...