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Alito steps up for the Little Sisters
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Alito steps up for the Little Sisters

Justice Antonin Scalia’s absence is still palpable at the U.S. Supreme Court. But there was another notable change during yesterday’s oral argument: the role of the court’s most vocally conservative justice, in which Scalia was cast for decades, was now being ...
Fighting terror: Refugee realism
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Fighting terror: Refugee realism

Days before the terror attacks in Brussels, the House Judiciary Committee passed legislation that would tighten the screening of refugees in the United States and transfer to Congress the authority on setting quotas. The committee's 18-9 vote is a fitting r...
Trump Threatens to 'Spill the Beans' about Ted Cruz's Wife
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Trump Threatens to 'Spill the Beans' about Ted Cruz's Wife

In one of the most bizarre actions in an already bizarre presidential election cycle, Donald Trump has come out on the attack. But his target is not Ted Cruz or John Kasich or even Hillary Clinton. This time, Trump took to Twitter to threaten Ted Cruz’s wife H...
Obama contemplates silencing climate change deniers
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Obama contemplates silencing climate change deniers

Frustrated in its court failures to dictate climate policy above and beyond Congress, the Obama administration is moving to silence climate change “deniers” possibly by suing them.
Panicked GOP establishment runs in circles
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Panicked GOP establishment runs in circles

Since nothing else has worked, mainline Republicans have been reduced to wringing hands and lighting their Ronald Reagan candles in prayerful pleas that Donald Trump fails to secure the nomination before their convention in July. He needs 1,237 delegates, and ...
Hulk Hogan, the tape, and the 1st Amendment
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Hulk Hogan, the tape, and the 1st Amendment

Hulk Hogan of wrestling fame just won a $115 million settlement against the tabloid rag Gawker for publishing a surreptitiously taped sexual encounter between Hogan and his best friend's wife. To make things even more tawdry, the best friend set up the encount...
Cruz Reaffirms that America Stands with Israel
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Cruz Reaffirms that America Stands with Israel

GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz delivered a solidly conservative speech to the crowd gathered at the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, DC. Cruz looked to distinguish himself from GOP rival Donald Trump whose past statements cast doubt on America’s com...
Party can kiss me goodbye if front-runner shown the door
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Party can kiss me goodbye if front-runner shown the door

If the GOP establishment elite -- including "Meddling" Mitt Romney -- succeed in manipulating the system and robbing front-runner Donald Trump of the party nomination at the national convention in Cleveland this summer, I'm quitting the Republican Party. It...
California primary could seal the deal for Donald Trump
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California primary could seal the deal for Donald Trump

After all sorts of hand-wringing over the placement of our primary at the useless end of the presidential election cycle, California — the state with the most delegates to give and one of the final six states to award them on June 7 — may very well decide whet...