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CFACT squares off with JP Morgan CEO at shareholder meeting

By Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow CFACT’s Greg Neff directed a pointed question to CEO Jamie Dimon at a shareholder meeting on Thursday, May 23, taking aim at JP Morgan’s involvement with the “Net-Zero Banking Alliance” (NZBA). NZBA is a network that represents 40% of the global banking institutions that have come together to commit […]

No, Joe Biden is not in charge of the federal government, but has any president since Nov. 22, 1963, really been ‘in charge?’

By Leo Hohmann President Joe Biden made a lot of embarrassing gaffes in his so-called “Big Boy press conference” last night, Thursday, July 11, including his referral to Donald Trump as his vice president. Earlier in the day he had referred to Ukraine’s illegitimate (unelected) dictator Volodymyr Zelenskyy as “President Putin.” But he made one […]

How the Radical Left Wrecked the Housing Market

By The Daily Signal Home affordability just hit a 17-year low, which means the dream of homeownership remains unattainable for the average person. Amid a cost-of-living crisis, saving enough for a down payment and then affording a monthly mortgage payment has become a Sisyphean task—and radical leftist policies are to blame. Adding up the monthly cost of principal and […]

The Extraordinary Chevron Case: Part 2

By John Droz, Jr. Major Good News that the Mainstream Media is not publicizing.  For the first time ever, I’m basically repeating a post (from July 2nd). Four reasons: a) many US readers were away last week for July 4th vacations, b) this is an exceptionally important matter that will affect everyone, c) this ruling was a stab in the back against the deep state (unelected […]

AEI One on One with Robert Doar: Ed Pinto on the Housing Market

By Edward Pinto The American Enterprise Institute‘s Ed Pinto joins Robert to talk about the state of the American housing market. They discuss the harmful effects of government regulation, policies that can increase affordability, and advice for homebuyers today. Ed is a senior fellow and the co-director of the AEI Housing Center. His work focuses on the […]

Survey Finds Two-Thirds of GOP Voters Want to Keep or Strengthen Party’s Pro-Life Platform

By Family Research Council , D.C. /PRNewswire/ — Family Research Council Action today released the results of a commissioned survey conducted by WPA Opinion Research showing that 66 percent of Republican voters agree that the party should keep (32%) or strengthen (34%) the platform position protecting unborn human life. Only 19 percent say the party should “talk […]

Biden Regime to Let Migrants from 7 Jihadi Regions, Denied Visas Under Trump’s National Security Order, Can Reapply for Free

By The Geller Report Because we don’t have enough problems. Written by Alza Kryeziu, Visa Guide,  June 14, 2024: Almost 25,000 people from seven Muslim nations who were refused visas under Turmp’s travel ban can now reapply for free. Under the new rules, the US will accept new nonimmigrant and immigrant visa applications for 365 days, provide […]

Another Nation Adopts Mandatory Biometric Digital ID System

By Leo Hohmann Vietnam is the latest country to start implementing a mandatory biometric digital ID system. The Vietnamese Law on Identity went into effect July 1 and will establish a detailed digital citizen identification system that will touch every citizen. The iris biometric details of citizens will be collected along with fingerprints and facial images when citizens apply […]

Is America Becoming Fascist?

By Leo Hohmann Government spies are watching you from some of the least expected PRIVATE companies. Companies are getting rich by contracting with the government to keep tabs on your movements and actions 24/7. In fascist America, many of the corporations we do business with on a daily basis are in fact acting as secret agents […]

Supreme Court Delivers Crippling Blow To Permanent Bureaucracy’s Power Over Americans’ Lives

By The Geller Report The Supreme Court handed small fishing companies a victory Friday in their lawsuits against the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), overturning a decades-old precedent that expanded the power of the administrative state. Siding 6-3 with the fishermen, the Supreme Court reversed its 1984 landmark case, Chevron v. Natural Resources Defense Council, which lower courts relied on to […]

U.S. Supreme Court says it’s OK for federal government to outsource online censorship to Big Tech, curtailing free speech of all Americans

By Leo Hohmann The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 Wednesday in Murthy v. Missouri that challengers alleging the Biden regime colluded with social-media companies to remove content the government viewed as unfavorable did not have the legal right to sue and did not rule on the merits. The High Court determined neither the Louisiana and Missouri attorneys general nor the […]

Congress Inches Closer To Unshackling American Nuclear Energy

By The Daily Caller The Senate sent one of the most significant pro-nuclear energy bills in recent history to President Joe Biden’s desk this week, but the bill alone is unlikely to spur a nuclear renaissance in the U.S. The ADVANCE Act passed the Senate on Tuesday by a strong 88-2 bipartisan vote to the applause of pro-nuclear organizations […]

Is the land of the free and the home of the brave sliding towards dictatorship?

By MercatorNet – Navigating Modern Complexities How can the United States, of all places, be vulnerable to despotism? It would no longer be sensible to deny the danger, and not only because of Donald Trump. The former Land of the Free now has a government capable of trampling people’s rights in ways big and small […]

New EPA Rule Is a Death Sentence for American Energy

By The Daily Signal The Environmental Protection Agency plays judge, jury, and executioner—and its newest-issued rule is a death sentence to American energy and energy-producing states. Meanwhile, states like Pennsylvania, which will be disproportionately harmed by the rule because of our abundant natural gas production, hold the key to America’s increasing energy needs, generating immense economic development […]

Christian Court Victory, Biden Abandons Americans, and More: 5 Stories You Missed

By Family Research Council The news this week focused on a glut of truly momentous stories: President Donald Trump’s norms-breaking conviction, Joe Biden’s loophole-ridden executive actions at the border, and Biden’s attempt to draft D-Day veterans into his war to maintain the White House. But a week of consequential news often drowns out genuinely significant developments, as well. This week, […]

Globalist War on Food Ramping Up: Idaho SHUTS DOWN FARMERS’ access to water; ‘We’re all going to fail’

By Leo Hohmann The situation in Idaho is truly remarkable, and we will see more water deprivation in the months and years ahead. Why? Because the globalists have long sought to control water resources. It’s part of the U.N. Agenda 2030 strategy, which is really a strategy for the culling of humanity and much tighter […]

Rep. Mark Green Leads Bid To Reverse Biden Admin’s ‘Politically Motivated’ Gun Restrictions

By The Daily Caller Republican Tennessee Rep. Mark Green on Wednesday took action to reverse a Biden administration rule placing new restrictions on firearm exports. The rule, released by the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) on April 30, makes a number of changes to licensing requirements that could make it more difficult for firearm […]

Vast Majority Of Small Business Owners Worried Biden’s Economy Will Force Them To Close

By The Daily Caller A large portion of small business owners are concerned about their future amid wider financial stress under President Joe Biden, according to a new poll from the Job Creators Network Foundation (JCNF) obtained exclusively by the Daily Caller News Foundation. Around 67% of small business owners were worried that current economic […]

PODCAST: Trump verdict Makes NYC ‘Venezuela-on-the-Hudson’!

By Conservative Commandos Radio Show GUESTS AND TOPICS HANS VON SPKOVSKY Hans von Spakovsky is an authority on a wide range of issues – including civil rights, civil justice, the First Amendment, immigration, the rule of law and government reform — as a senior legal fellow in The Heritage Foundation’s Edwin Meese III Center for […]

‘Fool The American People’: Biden’s Immigration Order Has More Holes Than The Border, Experts Say

By The Daily Caller President Joe Biden was met with a wave of criticism from both the left and the right after announcing Tuesday an executive order that aims to clamp down on illegal immigration at the southern border. In an announcement at the White House, Biden unveiled an executive order that aims to control the daily […]

Oil is Power, CO2 is Food — Globalists Want Control of Both

By Karen Schoen “The big threat to the planet is people: there are too many, doing too well economically and burning too much oil.” – Sir James Lovelock, BBC Interview Contributor to UN Agenda21 2030 How often do I say everything is connected. Nothing is more evident than that. Just look at what we see […]

Poll: Almost Three Quarters of Voters Say Biden’s America Is On the ‘Wrong Track’

By Family Research Council New polling has revealed that almost three-quarters of American voters believe that the nation is on the “wrong track” under President Joe Biden, a historically high amount. The news comes as the president faces additional surveys indicating that states previously considered safely blue are becoming competitive in the November election. Poll results from […]

Private Property Rights: A common issue when wind or solar projects are being proposed

By John Droz, Jr. At public hearings about industrial wind and solar projects, the issue of private property rights frequently comes up. Almost always it is a claim that a potential leaseholder has the right to lease his property to a wind or solar developer. Like many aspects of these contentious matters, this is a decoy: intentionally inserted by […]

Reasons Why The DOD is Having Trouble Recruiting and Retaining Today’s Military Personnel

By Royal A. Brown III Recently the Supreme Court ruled that Affirmative Action is illegal for use in admitting students to civilian colleges and universities but not the U.S. Military Academies.  This is absurd to the Nth degree. To understand please read this column: CRT/DEI and the military – American Thinker Military Academies — Army […]

Big Abortion Defeated, Border Patrol Atrophying, and Hunter Biden’s ‘Perjury’: 5 Stories You Missed

By Family Research Council With patriotic Americans preparing to commemorate the brave soldiers who sacrificed themselves in our nation’s battles — and the rest of America preparing to take a day off work — it became easier to miss news stories. But even if you gleaned the headlines like prospectors panning for gold, some stories […]

Johnson: ‘If Just One out of Every 100’ Illegals Vote, It Will Change the Outcome of the Election

By Family Research Council Democrats are good actors, but they aren’t that good. After three and a half years of Joe Biden’s wide open borders, the president’s party wants voters to believe they suddenly care about the crisis. Good luck, Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) wrote. The only thing they care about, he argued, is their own political […]

Wind Turbines = Enormous ‘Unintended’ Consequences

By John Droz, Jr. The inevitable result when political science is substituted for real Science. I have written about certain bad aspects of wind turbines before — like here and here. This post is a brief, simple overview of the many widespread adverse consequences of industrial wind energy. To keep it simplified, I’ve even minimized the references — but they […]

Socialism is Equality. Equality of Poverty

By Karen Schoen Contrary to popular belief, Memorial Day is not a day to shop till you drop. It is a day to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military giving you the freedom to shop till you drop.   To all Americans who ask what can I do to […]

Federal Judge Blocks Biden ATF Rule Expanding Gun Background Checks

By The Daily Caller A federal judge temporarily blocked the Biden administration from fully enforcing a gun background check rule Sunday night. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the rule covering background checks for firearms purchases April 10, claiming it was based on bipartisan legislation passed in the wake of a deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. United States District […]

Americans’ Inflation Worries Deepen as Biden Claims Economic Victory

By Family Research Council With the November presidential election 24 weeks away, an index measuring consumer sentiment on the economy dropped to a six-month low after its largest decline since 2021. The plummeting confidence comes as President Joe Biden recently shrugged off the concerns while falsely claiming for the second time in less than a week that […]