GOP senators help Democrats defeat Senate bill to defund Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 24, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) - The Republican-controlled Senate voted this afternoon against a Continuing Resolution that would have defunded Planned Parenthood for one year. Eight Republicans and one presidential hopeful - Sen. Rand Paul - voted against the measure. The Continuing Resolution would have funded the federal government through December 11 but … [Read more...]

Republican ‘Leaders’ Sabotage Effort to Defund Planned Parenthood

The nation's conscience was shocked. The electorate demanded action. Political leaders saw an opening. The Congressional Republican leadership snatched defeat from the jaws of victory. After a pro-life investigative group exposes Planned Parenthood's practice of harvesting and selling fetal organs, political leaders seemed poised to defund the abortion giant. Congressional investigations … [Read more...]

McConnell’s Plan Would Give Obama Dictatorial Powers

Mitch McConnell explains his "Plan B" on the debt ceiling.   Barack Obama has made it a purpose of his presidency to bypass Congress and implement his agenda through executive powers. Yesterday, Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell proposed giving him a helping hand. Just last week, administration officials floated the idea of (mis)using the 14th Amendment to raise the debt ceiling … [Read more...]

Wrong Boehner; Obama is Breaking the Law Right Now

by Ben Johnson Only in the liberal media can a weak entreaty to obey the law be considered an act of political warfare. The media have portrayed House Speaker John Boehner’s letter to Barack Obama, merely asking the president for another legal explanation for his war-by-decree in Libya, as “ratcheting up the pressure.” The New York Times correctly noted, “it is not clear if [Boehner’s … [Read more...]