Does Pope Francis Know About Peter's Sword?

TownHall - Tue, 2015-06-30 21:00
Pope Francis says that its hypocritical to be a Christian and manufacture or invest in the manufacture of weapons.The Church of Rome, whose magnificent center, the renowned St. Peters Basilica, located within the city built on seven hills, has never shied from controversy. 2015-06-30T00:01:00-04:00 2015-07-01T04:00:16Z John Nantz

Supremes: Romance Trumps Process

TownHall - Tue, 2015-06-30 21:00
San Francisco changed America. When then-Mayor Gavin Newsom opened City Hall to same-sex marriages during the 2004 Winter of Love, he had determined to "put a human face on discrimination." 2015-06-30T00:01:00-04:00 2015-07-01T04:00:16Z Debra J. Saunders

Supreme Court Disasters

TownHall - Tue, 2015-06-30 21:00
Many people are looking at the recent Supreme Court decisions about ObamaCare and same-sex marriage in terms of whether they think these are good or bad policies. That is certainly a legitimate concern, for both those who favor those policies and those who oppose them. 2015-06-30T00:01:00-04:00 2015-07-01T04:00:16Z Thomas Sowell

Deep Thoughts On Flag Banning

TownHall - Tue, 2015-06-30 21:00
Its not possible for me to write about First Amendment issues and refrain from weighing in on the current Confederate flag controversy that is brewing down in South Carolina. 2015-06-30T00:01:00-04:00 2015-07-01T04:00:16Z Mike Adams

Alexander, Murray Bill Tightens the Screws of Mandated Assessments

TownHall - Tue, 2015-06-30 21:00
Parents across the nation are in open revolt against the testing mania that has seized public schools under No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and the Common Core national standards. 2015-06-30T00:01:00-04:00 2015-07-01T04:00:16Z Jane Robbins

Quo Vadis, America?

TownHall - Tue, 2015-06-30 21:00
"Natural law -- God's law -- will always trump common law," said Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and a Christian leader in her own right, "God will have the final word in this matter." 2015-06-30T00:01:00-04:00 2015-07-01T04:00:16Z Pat Buchanan

Are Key Republican Leaders in D.C. Being Blackmailed?

TownHall - Tue, 2015-06-30 21:00
Are key Republican leaders in D.C. from the Senate, House and Supreme Court being blackmailed? 2015-06-30T00:01:00-04:00 2015-07-01T04:00:16Z Wayne Allyn Root

Forget A Federal Marriage Amendment and Go For Religious Freedom Acts In All 50 States

TownHall - Tue, 2015-06-30 21:00
The dilemma Christians and conservatives face after the Supreme Court's made-up-from-whole-cloth-instead-of-the-Constitution ruling on gay marriage is one that Machiavelli described over 500 years ago. 2015-06-30T00:01:00-04:00 2015-07-01T04:00:16Z John Hawkins

History as a Detective Story

TownHall - Tue, 2015-06-30 21:00
A great history is both complete and to be continued, like a great house with many wings, door after door opened to the light at last. A great historian not only explores history, but his work makes history. 2015-06-29T16:00:00-04:00 2015-07-01T04:00:16Z Paul Greenberg

New Delaware law allows immigrant driving cards

Washington Times Politics - Tue, 2015-06-30 20:16

DOVER, Del. (AP) - Gov. Jack Markell has signed legislation allowing certain people living in the U.S. illegally to gain driving privileges in Delaware.

Markell signed the bill shortly after it passed the House on a 22-15 vote Tuesday. The legislation, which cleared the Senate last week, takes effect in ...

The Latest: Maine Legislature OKs $100M in bond proposals

Washington Times Politics - Tue, 2015-06-30 19:53

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The latest on the Maine Legislature's rush to finish its work for the session (all times local):

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Maine voters likely will decide the fate of $100 million in bond proposals this fall.

The Legislature approved an $85 million transportation bond and a $15 ...

Watch Tom Borelli Discuss Supreme Court EPA Decision On Making Money With Charles Payne

Freedom Works - Tue, 2015-06-30 19:11

The Supreme Court decided that the Environmental Protection Agency failed to adequately consider the cost of its mercury regulation for power plants.

On the surface, the rule seems to give the beleaguered coal industry a break but in reality, the decision will have little impact.

Although the regulation remains in place while the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reviews the decision, utility companies have already closed numerous coal-fired power units to comply with the regulation that was issued in 2011.

It’s expected that the D.C. Circuit will keep the regulation but require the EPA to justify the cost of limiting mercury emissions from power plants.

Watch Tom Borelli discuss the impact of the Court’s decision on the coal industry on Making Money with Charles Payne on the Fox Business Network.

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Obama threatens to 'walk away' from Iran nuclear deal as deadline passes

Washington Times Politics - Tue, 2015-06-30 18:41

The Obama administration and its negotiating partners blew through Tuesday's self-imposed deadline for a major nuclear accord with Iran — prolonging for at least another week some 20 months of exhausting and convoluted closed-door talks that have capped more than a decade of brinkmanship between Tehran and the West.

While ...

Family of immigrant killed by Wash. police gets documents

Washington Times Politics - Tue, 2015-06-30 17:59

PASCO, Wash. (AP) - The family of an unarmed Mexican immigrant fatally shot by police in Pasco, Washington, has been given forensic reports and other documents from the investigation into his death.

Authorities released the files to Antonio Zambrano-Montes' relatives on Tuesday, a day before they were to be released ...

Missouri Supreme Court keeps farming, gun rights measures

Washington Times Politics - Tue, 2015-06-30 17:34

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld two constitutional amendments guaranteeing the right to farm and the right to bear arms, but also said voters could go to court to challenge the summaries of ballot issues even after they've been approved by voters.

Judges could ...

Anti-American sentiment surges in Russia -- and the feeling is mutual

Washington Times Politics - Tue, 2015-06-30 17:08

MOSCOW — Anti-Americanism is on the rise in Russia, and the consequences are sometimes lethal.

Late last week, a 45-year-old Russian beat an acquaintance to death with his fists after a drinking session in Yaroslavl, a city some 160 miles from Moscow. The motive? The victim revealed he often traveled ...

Trump's pageant woes mount with TV and contestant drop-outs

Washington Times Politics - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:50

NEW YORK (AP) - Fallout from outspoken Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's remarks about immigrants from Mexico continued to dog him Tuesday as a TV company backed by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said it was scrapping a project in development with him and Mexico announced it won't be sending a ...

Inside the Beltway: Hillary Clinton's July Fourth fundraising blitz, 26 in all

Washington Times Politics - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:47

So the nation's birthday is coming up. What better time than to raise a cool million or two in the name of 2016? That appears to be the plan for Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign this week, which features five major fundraisers in four states in the days leading up ...

Obama climate change agenda faces legal, political resistance

Washington Times Politics - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:43

With Barack Obama's legacy on health care seemingly secure after last week's landmark Supreme Court decision, the president's ambitious environmental agenda will come into sharper focus — but a host of legal challenges and growing defiance across the country threaten his efforts to fight climate change.

The Supreme Court this ...

Hillary Clinton seeks big cash donations despite lead

Washington Times Politics - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:38

Hillary Rodham Clinton's tremendous lead in the hunt for the Democratic presidential nomination didn't stop her from frantically scratching for donations ahead of the first fundraising deadline of the campaign Tuesday.

After all, she's got something to prove.

Despite early attempts to tamp down expectations for a fundraising juggernaut, Team ...

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