WATCH: Ben Carson Defend the Biblical Tithe; ‘God’s a Pretty Fair Guy’

Dr. Ben Carson proved at last night's debate in Cleveland that, unlike so many other politicians, he does not draw a line between his faith and his political views. When the debate turned to taxes, Carson promoted his plan for a 10 percent flat tax, which he said explicitly "is based on tithing, because I think God is a pretty fair Guy." His remarks came after Mike Huckabee proposed a Fair Tax, … [Read more...]

Same-sex ‘marriage’: A welfare program, not a right

Despite all the Sturm und Drang about equal rights, ending prejudice, and transcending the final frontier of the civil rights movement, the homosexual “marriage” movement is essentially just a pitch for another welfare program. Yes, insecure LGBT activists want the government to formally legitimize their sexual behavior as “equal” to the nuclear family norm. But when one pierces through their … [Read more...]

“Birth control pills don’t fall out of the sky like manna”: economic experts blast revised mandate

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 10, 2012, ( – Regardless of whether President Obama’s new health care “accommodation” satisfies the First Amendment’s freedom of religion, experts tell that it defies the laws of economics. One observer warns that insurance companies may charge religious institutions higher fees to compensate for the law’s new stipulations. Barack … [Read more...]

Conservative Powerhouse: If Obama Raises Taxes, GOP Will Impeach Him

The move to impeach Barack Obama is moving forward -- either in this term or, Heaven forfend, in the next. This week, one of the most influential conservative heavyweights raised the prospect of ignobly kicking the president out of office between elections. Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform is the author of the Taxpayer Protection Pledge, a promise signed by hundreds of office-seekers … [Read more...]

The State of Illusion Address, 2012

Barack Obama's State of the Union Address joined his other public remarks as an exercise in virtual reality. In addition to its jaundiced view of the free market and overly rosy view of the present economic crisis, his speech contained a number of factual errors, misleading statements, and outright lies. 1. “The Taliban’s momentum has been broken, and some troops in Afghanistan have begun to … [Read more...]

Rick Santorum’s tax policy rewards marriage and having larger families

January 11, 2012 ( - Rick Santorum describes himself as universally pro-life. That includes his tax plan, which policy analysts contend gives couples economic incentives to get married and have larger families. Santorum’s tax proposals would triple the personal deduction for each child and “eliminate marriage tax penalties throughout the federal tax code.” He would retain … [Read more...]

Obama’s World: Federal Bureaucrats’ Pay Rises Higher Than Private Workers

For anyone who doubts that Barack Obama favors federal bureaucrats over the ever-dwindling number of employed taxpayers, USA Today released a potent article the day after Christmas. The paper’s independent analysis confirms, while the massive pay hikes of the last 10 years have slowed, “federal employees still did slightly better than workers in the private sector or at state and local … [Read more...]

Obama’s Policies Could Cause A Second U.S. Credit Downgrade

Barack Obama became the first president to preside over a downgrade of the U.S. credit rating. Now, he may cause a second. Fitch Ratings has warned the United States it may downgrade the U.S. credit rating in 2013 if the nation does not take steps to balance its exploding national deficit. Without a “credible plan” to cut the deficit, the ratings agency warned in a statement, “the sovereign … [Read more...]

Obama “Not My Fault” Redux, Blames Reagan, Bush, Clinton, Bush, ATMs, Bosses, Health Care, Etc.

He’s doing it again. Obama is making a desperate effort to blame the economy on everybody else — this time on the last president to pull the economy “out of the ditch” of the Democrats’ digging: Ronald Wilson Reagan. An interviewer for WVEC-TV asked the president, “How have we become a country where so many members of the middle class go to bed at night wondering if they’re going to be able to … [Read more...]

Census: Half Of America Is Poor In Obama’s “New Normal”

If your family is struggling with poverty, cannot put food on its table, or sees its income slowly shrinking away, you’re running about average in Barack Obama’s America. According to a new story from the Associated Press, census data show almost half of Americans are poor or low-income. The data show that 49.1 million Americans are below the poverty line. Adding those whose income falls … [Read more...]