Homeschool stories: Alva Klaussen proves homeschool is just as good as public education

By Amelia Hamilton For so many parents, school isn’t really something that they consider a choice. When their children reach school age, they are signed up for the local public school, and that’s that. However, in America, we have so many options for education that it is always worth investigating and exploring to find the […]

Seven books currently on Glenn Beck’s nightstand

By Benjamin Weingarten Recently, Glenn Beck posted a note to Facebook, in his insomnia, in which he shared with readers seven books he is currently reading. Below are the diverse selection of titles on Glenn’s list, which provide a window into his current thinking: 1. American History Stories, Volume III by Mara L. Pratt 2. Constantine’s […]

Watch: Montel Williams’s emotional plea for President Obama to save Sgt. Tahmooressi

By Pete Kasperowicz TV and radio host Montel Williams, who is also a retired Navy lieutenant commander, delivered an emotional message to President Barack Obama on the need to quickly bring U.S. Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi home, and ensure others with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder are given proper care in the United States. Tahmooressi has […]

‘Activate Wichita’ outreach system may be echo chamber of positivity

By Bob Weeks A Wichita online outreach system is lightly used, and risks gathering only positive feedback. Activate Wichita is touted by Wichita city officials as an “online conversation about the future of the Greater Wichita metropolitan area.” On Facebook, Activate Wichita is sold as “an innovative new way to be heard on the issues your passionate about. […]

Haupt’s Commentary: Someone has to take the initiative

By William Haupt III “Communism is a monopolistic system, economically and politically. The system suppresses individual initiative, and the 21st century is all about individualism and freedom.” ~Lech Walesa When our founders took the “initiative” to form a more perfect union, after months of debate between the big government Federalists and the small government anti-federalists, […]

Author: American whitewashing of Islamic supremacism parallels WWII-era Communist coddling

By Benjamin Weingarten Author Diana West delivered an address at the Center for Security Policy’s National Security Action Summit, the core assertion of which has been largely ignored in the media and academia since Sept. 11, 2001. West argued, consistent with her bombshell “American Betrayal,” that America’s whitewashing of Islamic supremacism — reflected in George W. […]

Medical lobbyists donate over $1 million to Virginia legislators

By Joan M. Bishop Since the beginning of last summer, medical lobbying groups have given more than a million dollars to politicians in Virginia. Are lobbyists bribing politicians? (Shutterstock Image) The following is a list of donations by Medical Lobbyists for the period May 2013 – April 2014: VA Hospital and Healthcare Association – $474,963 […]

Senate Dems want Kroger to ban guns from its supermarkets

By Pete Kasperowicz Three Democratic senators are asking a major supermarket chain to stop allowing people to openly carry firearms in their stores. Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Tuesday wrote to Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen to warn that Kroger’s current policy has led some people to display a […]

10 Things Progressives Don’t Want You to See

By Sponsored Post The executive power wielded by President Washington and subsequent American presidents, while vast, is limited by the Constitution. In what sense vast? In what sense limited? These questions were debated in the founding era, and they continue to be debated today. The newest online course offered by Hillsdale College – free of […]

GOP lawmaker says VA full of ‘pep talks and empty platitudes’

By Pete Kasperowicz Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.) on Tuesday criticized the Department of Veterans Affairs for continuing to talk tough about employee discipline, but refusing to fire anyone involved in the VA health care scandal. Coffman wrote just a day after the VA announced it had settled three cases involving retaliation against VA workers who […]