Obama denies IRS deliberately targeted Tea Party – The American Thinker

The man who called reports that the IRS targeted conservatives “outrageous” and intolerable” now says it never happened. Appearing on The Daily Show, the president told John Stewart that it was the Republican’s fault that the IRS tried to implement a poorly written and “vague” law and that the real scandal was a lack of […]

Hillary is outdone in first major Iowa test as Bernie Sanders calls for a ‘revolution’ and Martin O’Malley has some Clinton partisans on their feet – and she talks mostly about HERSELF – The Daily Mail

In the Democrats’ first ‘cattle call’ event of 2015, all five presidential candidates appeared on the same stage Clinton spoke of herself while two of her more energetic rivals fed red meat to the lions Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders trumpeted a populist brand of liberalism meant to appeal to young fans of free college and […]

AP-GfK Poll: Clinton’s standing falls among Democrats – My Way News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton’s standing is falling among Democrats, and voters view her as less decisive and inspiring than when she launched her presidential campaign just three months ago, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. The survey offers a series of warning signs for the leading Democratic candidate. Most troubling, perhaps, for […]

Hillary Clinton’s 2016 pitch: Obama, but better – Politico

Call it Obama Plus™ The rise of Bernie Sanders and the Elizabeth Warren wing of the Democratic Party represents the most immediate threat to Clinton, but the candidate’s team in Brooklyn is just as focused on navigating her relationship with the acutely legacy-conscious Obama, her former opponent, ex-boss and not-so-silent political partner. And figuring out […]

What does the Greek vote mean for the US? – American Thinker

The immediate effects in the United States of the “no” vote cast by Greek voters in the referendum on the EU bailout will likely be limited – at first. American banks hold little Greek debt, so the contagion of a Greek exit from the euro would be negligible. But the Dow Jones could be in […]

Email bombshells from Hillary’s secret account show she didn’t know when cabinet meetings were held, was dumbfounded by a fax machine and emailed aides to fetch her iced tea – The Daily Mail

Hillary Clinton’s emails have been a subject of partisan finger-pointing and hand-wringing since the revelation in April that she had used a private home-brew server to store her messages during the four years she was secretary of state. On Tuesday the State Department released the first in a series of document-dumps comprising about 3,000 of […]

Constitutional Remedies to a Lawless Supreme Court – National Review

By: Ted Cruz This week, we have twice seen Supreme Court justices violating their judicial oaths. Yesterday, the justices rewrote Obamacare, yet again, in order to force this failed law on the American people. Today, the Court doubled down with a 5–4 opinion that undermines not just the definition of marriage, but the very foundations […]

Hillary’s Claim That She Gave State Department All Of Her Emails Falls Apart – The Daily Caller

The State Department has revealed that it did not receive emails sent between former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton and a longtime ally, obliterating the Democrat’s public claim that she gave the agency all of her work-related records. The State Department notified the House Select Committee on Benghazi of the discrepancy on Thursday, the Associated […]

Boehner Trolls Hillary After Newly Discovered Benghazi Emails – The Daily Caller

After a House Benghazi Select Committee discovered either Hillary Clinton or the State Department withheld Benghazi emails, House Speaker John Boehner used the occasion to throw Bill Clinton’s infidelity in her face. “When it comes to Hillary Clinton’s #Benghazi-related emails, it depends upon what the meaning of the word ‘all’ is,” Boehner tweeted Wednesday, linking to a […]

Hack the Vote – Fox News

The recent cyber theft of millions of personnel records from the federal government was sophisticated and potentially crippling, but hackers with just rudimentary skills could easily do even more damage by targeting voting machines, according to security experts. Voter fraud is nearly as old as elections themselves, and different states and precincts use different voting […]

Hillary’s plans to stuff the ballot box – World Net Daily

Hillary Clinton has laid out her game plan for winning back the White House for herself and her husband next year. Let’s hope Republicans were paying attention. She apparently decided it won’t be enough to rely on the 66 million people who voted twice for Barack Obama, many of whom are disillusioned by the failure […]

DRIP, DRIP, DRIP

Hillary can run but she can’t hide from a unending increase of negative numbers. With the drip, drip, drip of the many conflicts of interest which enrich the Clinton family and bedevil Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, one refrain remains constant among the liberal punditry: “These stories are not hurting Hillary’s support among Democrats.” Even if […]

The Hillary Clinton Paradox – The Wall Street Journal

Is her victory inevitable or impossible? By: Peggy Noonan On the matter of Hillary Clinton’s candidacy I find myself holding opposite and irreconcilable views: “That can’t possibly work,” and “She’s inevitable.” Her candidacy can’t work because of the deep, daily cascade of scandals that would disqualify anyone else. State Department emails on private servers, stonewalling […]

FRAUDS AND SLEAZEBALLS – The American Spectator

The Democrat party can’t find a nominee with so much as a patina of respectability. By Scott McKay – 5.29.15 So who do the Democrats have for 2016? They’ll tell you it’s going to be Hillary Clinton, but with each passing week that looks less like a statement of fact and more like a wish…and […]

The Trans-Pacific Partnership suggests Obama has no sense of irony – The Guardian

Last week, the president, who claims he’s running the most transparent administration in history, went on the record saying there’s nothing secret in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), as he asked Congress for special authority to “fast track” the agreement. Today, President Obama will give another speech defending the TPP from critics who say the deal is […]

Benghazi Committee: The White House Is Still Stonewalling Us – The Daily Caller

The Select Committee on Benghazi released its interim report Friday, and while it documented the progress of the investigation into the terror attack, there apparently remains one problem — the White House’s refusal to fully cooperate with the committee. According to Republican South Carolina representative and committee chairman Trey Gowdy, the Obama administration is dragging […]

State Dept. won’t Look Into Clinton Foundation Donors – The Daily Caller

The Associated Press’ Matt Lee called out the State Department Thursday after the agency announced it will not look into undisclosed donors to the Clinton Foundation which violated the Memorandum of Understanding. State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke told reporters during Thursday’s briefing that the more than 1,100 undisclosed donors will not be reviewed as the department moves on. “The […]

Firm Co-Founded By Hillary’s Campaign Chair Lobbies For Russia’s Uranium One – The Daily Caller

Chalk it up to a small world or to a tangled web, but Uranium One, the Russian-owned uranium mining company at the center of a recent scandal involving the Clintons and a close Canadian business partner, has lobbied the State Department through a firm co-founded by Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign chairman. Senate records show […]

Clinton Foundation Failed to Disclose 1,100 Foreign Donations – Bloomberg

Hillary Clinton’s presidential run is prompting new scrutiny of the Clintons’ financial and charitable affairs—something that’s already proved problematic for the Democratic frontrunner, given how closely these two worlds overlap. Last week, the New York Times examined Bill Clinton’s relationship with a Canadian mining financier, Frank Giustra, who has donated millions of dollars to the Clinton Foundation […]

9 Uncomfortable Questions For Hillary Clinton | The Daily Caller

The media have a new favorite question for Republican presidential aspirants. “You believe that a marriage should be between a man and a woman, but if someone in your family or in your office happens to be gay and they invite you to their wedding, would you go?” Univision’s Jorge Ramos asked 2016 GOP contender Marco […]

New Book, ‘Clinton Cash,’ Questions Foreign Donations to Foundation – NYTimes.com

The book does not hit shelves until May 5, but already the Republican Rand Paul has called its findings “big news” that will “shock people” and make voters “question” the candidacy of Hillary Rodham Clinton. “Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich,” by […]

Hillary Clinton announces her presidential campaign

Hillary Clinton announcing her second bid for the presidency Sunday in an online video. After years of often-breathless speculation about her future, Hillary Rodham Clinton confirmed one of the worst-kept secrets in politics: She’s running for president. The former first lady and secretary of state officially entered the 2016 presidential race with a video announcement […]

Hillary’s Baggage – American Thinker

Hillary Clinton’s latest misadventures are not just so typically Clintonian, but more to the point, they reveal a fatal flaw in the woman’s makeup — she has absolutely no judgment! Now you can write off the three current scandals (her private email account use while serving as secretary of state; the foreign donations to the Clinton […]

Federal Appeals Court to Hear Arguments on Immigration Ruling – WSJ

A federal appellate court Tuesday agreed to hear an expedited appeal of a ruling by a federal judge in Texas that blocked President Barack Obama’s immigration actions. Granting the Obama administration’s request for an expedited appeal, the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hold a hearing on April 17 to consider the administration’s challenge […]

Obama: ‘By Hook or Crook,’ I’ll Expand Government | The Daily Caller

President Barack Obama says he’s going to push the limits on presidential power as far as he can go during the last 2 years of his tenure. “Where [elected Republicans in Congress] are not willing to work with us, we will do it administratively or we will convene the private sector,” he said in a […]

Hillary’s Email Defense Is Laughable – Dan Metcalfe – POLITICO Magazine

I thought when I retired from the Justice Department in 2007, I was done with records-related scandals. By that point, I had spent more than a quarter-century as founding director of the Justice Department’s Office of Information and Privacy, effectively serving as the federal government’s chief information-disclosure “guru.” In that position, I had weathered many […]

The Clintons’ Tricky Way With Words – Jack Shafer – POLITICO Magazine

The press scrutinizes every utterance from the House of Clinton, parsing the couple’s words for new or hidden meanings—and for good reason. The two have a devious way with words. Bill Clinton, whose verbal cunning dwarfs that of almost anyone on the public stage, cemented his trickster reputation in 1998 when he claimed he did […]

Go to Hell – POLITICO Magazine

Hillary Clinton was likable enough, answering questions calmly though with a weary smile. She even offered a feint toward humility, allowing that, “looking back,” perhaps there was a “smarter” way for her to have handled her correspondence as secretary of state besides bypassing official government email entirely. Beneath the politesse, however, was an unmistakable message […]

CBS News: Hillary Clinton To Address Email Scandal « CBS DC

NEW YORK (CBSDC/AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton will address her email practices at the State Department following a week of scrutiny and few signs that it will go away. CBS News’ Nancy Cordes reports that Clinton will address the controversy Tuesday following her speech at the United Nations. The potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate ignored the […]

Hillary Clinton Created MULTIPLE Private Email Accounts | The Daily Caller

Although Hillary Clinton’s spokespeople have maintained that the former secretary of state only used one privately-controlled email address during her tenure, a hacker working in conjunction with Fox News discovered that there were multiple email addresses owned by Clinton. (VIDEO: Judge Napolitano: Hillary Clinton Faces ‘Three Years In Jail, Per Document’) The anonymous hacker used […]

State Department Stonewalls On Hillary Emails | The Daily Caller

The State Department is refusing to provide insight into how the federal agency handled Freedom of Information Act requests for Hillary Clinton’s emails, as fallout from Clinton’s use of a private email account as secretary of state is poised to stretch into a third day. As The Daily Caller, The New York Times and others noted on Tuesday, […]

GOP House Chairmen Blast FCC Chairman’s Refusal to Testify | CNS News

(CNSNews.com) – The Republican chairmen of two powerful House committees blasted Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler on Wednesday for refusing to testify before their committees prior to the commission’s upcoming vote on net neutrality. “We are deeply disappointed in Chairman Wheeler’s decision” not to testify,” House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton […]

IRS offers extra tax refunds to illegal immigrants granted amnesty by Obama – Washington Times

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen confirmed Tuesday that illegal immigrants granted amnesty from deportation under President Obama’s new policies would be able to get extra refunds from the IRS for money they earned while working illegally, as long as they filed returns during those years. Illegal immigrants who are granted the amnesty will be given official […]

Boehner and Obama Join to Pass Bill Funding Obamacare and Amnesty | CNS News

(CNSNews.com) – House Speaker John Boehner and President Barack Obama joined forces today to push their respective party members to provide 219 votes–one more than was needed–to ensure passage of an omnibus government funding bill that permits the administration to spend money implementing Obamacare and Obama’s planned unilateral actions that will effectively amnesty as many […]

American Thinker: Obama and the five million illegals

In the aftermath of President Barack Obama’s address to the nation on Thursday evening regarding executive orders granting what amounts to amnesty for five million illegal immigrants, and prior to his signing those orders, news stories came out with headlines to the effect of “What we know so far.” The sad fact is, nobody (outside […]

IRS Finds 30,000 Lois Lerner Emails | The Daily Caller

Nearly 30,000 of Lois Lerner’s missing emails were recovered, the Treasury Department inspector general informed congressional staffers Friday. The emails, found on backup disaster recovery tapes, were permanently lost. The IRS will continue searching backup tapes for more lost emails from Lerner and her underlings that might still exist. “Though it is unclear whether TIGTA […]

Fight the Power Grab | National Review Online

In our more frustrated moments, those of us who still hope to forestall the constitutional crisis that President Obama’s executive action is almost certainly going to provoke will resign ourselves to showing rather than telling. Thwarted by the considerable difficulty of explaining constitutional and historical norms to an audience that is either too impatient to […]

Amnesty and Impeachment | National Review Online

There is high anxiety over President Obama’s impending unilateral amnesty order for millions of illegal aliens. How many millions? The estimates vary. On the low end, 3 to 8 million, assuming some correlation to the potential beneficiaries of the president’s already existing amnesty decrees (including DACA or Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals). On the high […]

Putting the O in Johnny Bravo | National Review Online

Dear Reader (particularly those of you who will buy me a drink on the Lido Deck next week), In Men in Dark Times Hannah Arendt says, “Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it . . . it brings about consent and reconciliation with things as they really are.” This, naturally, brings to […]

Feds Release ‘Election Eve Dump’: 64,280 Pages From Fast and Furious

The Justice Department has handed over to House investigators 64,280 pages of documents related to the notoriously botched Operation Fast and Furious — data President Barack Obama had claimed was exempt from congressional review. Calling the information an “election eve dump,” House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa on Tuesday hailed the hand-over. […]

Report: Election-Eve Bombshell Memo Embroils Jeanne Shaheen in IRS Targeting Scandal

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — Conservative groups here are outraged at a memo that surfaced hours before the polls open—a memo that suggests that incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) personally coordinated with the IRS’s Lois Lerner to use the tax agency’s power to target conservative groups. Conservatives in New Hampshire—and in other states with Democratic […]

American Thinker: President Doofus

Doofus is an unusual but appropriate appellation for President Barack Hussein Obama. What Is A Doofus? “Doofus” is slang referring to a boob, for which the thesaurus lists the following synonyms — idiot, nitwit, dunce, fathead, fool, goof, goon, imbecile, jerk. Some might argue that these synonyms may be inapplicable. Perhaps, but a diminishing percentage would argue […]

Judge: DOJ Must Produce List of Fast & Furious Docs by Oct. 22 | CNS News

(CNSNews.com) – Two days before Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation, a federal court ordered the Justice Department to produce, by October 22, a detailed list of Fast and Furious documents sought by a conservative watchdog group. Judicial Watch requested the documents in a June 2012 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. Three months […]

Todd: Eric Holder A Non-Political’ Attorney General, Goldberg Disagrees | The Daily Caller

Following the news that Attorney General Eric Holder will be resigning, “Meet The Press” host Chuck Todd told Andrea Mitchell that Holder was “a very non-political person” despite the vitriol he faced over the past six years from Republicans. “I think people used to mistakenly think that this guy was this long-time political operative who […]

Illegals on Obamacare? Feds set to bounce 115,000 from program who can’t prove citizenship – Washington Times

The Obama administration has dragged its feet on revoking Obamacare coverage for people who can’t prove U.S. citizenship or legal residency, allowing some of the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants in the U.S. to continue enjoying taxpayer-funded benefits, a Republican senator charged Monday. “The Obama administration is bending over backwards to give Obamacare to illegal […]

Bombshell Emails: White House Coordinated With Department of Labor To Hide Illegal Obama Fundraiser Hilda Solis’ Schedule | The Daily Caller

The Department of Labor coordinated with the White House on whether or not to release hidden portions of former Labor Secretary Hilda Solis’ schedule as Solis battled an FBI investigation into her illegal fundraising for President Obama. New emails provided to The Daily Caller from the nonprofit legal research firm Cause of Action show the […]

Email Reveals Lerner Ignored Union Political Expenditures | The Daily Caller

The official at the center of the Internal Revenue Service tea party scandal once dismissed complaints that labor unions were not reporting millions of dollars in political activities on their tax forms, according to an email obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation. In 2007, Lerner responded directly to a complaint that some major labor […]

A defiant Perry calls felony indictment a ‘farce’ | Texas Legislature | Ne…

AUSTIN — Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Saturday that the indictment against him was an “outrageous” abuse of power and vowed to fight it. “This indictment amounts to nothing more than abuse of power and I cannot and will not allow that to happen,” Perry said at a news conference on Saturday. Perry spoke a […]

Hillary Can’t Escape Obama’s Lousy Foreign Policy Record | The Daily Caller

Try as she will, Hillary Clinton won’t be able to escape the taint of Barack Obama’s disastrous foreign policy. Or at least she shouldn’t be allowed to. As the world burns, the likely 2016 presidential contender is slowly but surely attempting to distance herself from the Obama administration’s lousy international record. “The failure to help […]

Obama: ‘I’m Bound by the Constitution’ | CNS News

(CNSNews.com) – “[T]he American people don’t want me just standing around twiddling my thumbs and waiting for Congress to get something done,” President Obama said on Wednesday. But even as he takes unilateral action, “I’m bound by the Constitution,” he said. Obama was responding to a reporter who asked him if a dysfunctional Congress gives […]

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