by Eric Pianin, The Fiscal Times
n a preview of the legislative drama to come when Congress returns from a two-week recess on Tuesday, Senate Armed Services Committee Chair John McCain (R-AZ) last week said Secretary of State John Kerry was “delusional” when it came to the early framework with Iran to limit Tehran’s development of a nuclear weapon. Continue reading
Wallace Turbeville, The American Prospect
The spending bill includes a provision that would repeal a key section of Dodd-Frank and allow more risky financial trades. Continue reading
Jack Cashill, American Thinker
On July 2, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced that it would not reopen the investigation into the destruction of TWA 800. Continue reading
Bob Unruh, WND
Millions of American families still must face the loss of their health insurance policies because of Obamacare, members of Congress learned at a hearing with insurance company executives this week. Continue reading
Sen. David Vitter, Roll Call
Americans across the country have been forced into the Obamacare exchanges. Continue reading
Outgoing Chair of the House Intelligence Committee Mike Rogers (R., Mich.) warned he and his colleagues in Congress have been unable to get the Obama administration to engage Syria and address the country’s growing Al Qaeda presence. Continue reading
Andrew Napolitano, reason.com
What if the National Security Agency (NSA) knows it is violating the Constitution by spying on all Americans without showing a judge probable cause of wrongdoing or identifying the persons it wishes to spy upon, as the Constitution requires?
Ed Lasky, American Thinker
Barack Obama’s presidency will come to an end. The legacy of pain he will leave behind will not — at least for years to come. He and his fellow Democrats plan to keep their grip on the levers of power-even if they lose control of Congress and the White House. And they will do so with “invisible hands” gone but not forgotten.
Every first-term president has a single compelling desire: to win a second term. But for Obama and his liberal allies to accomplish a second major goal, to “fundamentally transform America,” requires more than two terms. Their agenda depends on fundamentally transforming our government and how its vast powers will be deployed.
How was this done?
Byron York, The Washington Examiner
When it comes to Obamacare, many Democrats take comfort in polls showing a small majority of voters, or at least a plurality, oppose repealing the Affordable Care Act. To them, that proves the Republicans’ do-away-with-it position is out of sync with voters as this November’s midterm elections approach.