Barack Obama is the longest-serving president with no major hurricane strikes in the U.S. mainland during his time in office, according to records dating back to 1851 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Hurricane Center (NHC).
August 27, 2015, 11:17 AM EDT
August 26, 2015, 1:58 PM EDT
Texas was the top destination for American taxpayers on the move between 2012 and 2013, with 152,477 people moving to the Lone Star State from other parts of the country. In contrast, New York lost the largest number of taxpayers during that same time period, with 113,861 taxpaying residents leaving the Empire State.
August 25, 2015, 12:31 PM EDT
Venezuelan Socialist President Nicolas Maduro vowed to continue his crackdown on illegal aliens after closing a major border crossing with neighboring Colombia last week and ordering the deportation of about 1,000 Colombians living illegally in his country.
August 24, 2015, 11:32 AM EDT
Monday marks a record 118th month since a major hurricane has struck the continental United States, according to records going back to 1851 kept by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Hurricane Research Division.
August 21, 2015, 4:49 PM EDT
A Senate-passed education bill would extend an existing federal program that funds “full service community schools” for another five years. Such schools provide comprehensive, around-the-clock, year-round social services to students and their families, but critics refer to them as “parent replacement centers.”
August 20, 2015, 4:54 PM EDT
Humans have a “moral imperative” to burn carbon dioxide-emitting fossil fuels because the energy they provide is a “liberator” of humanity, says Dr. John Christy, a climatologist and director of the Earth System Science Center at the University of Alabama, Huntsville.
August 19, 2015, 3:13 PM EDT
Within three weeks of its July 6 release, more than a million and a half viewers, two thirds of them Millennials, watched Love Gov: From First Date to Mandate – a series of satirical videos on YouTube that portray the federal government as an obnoxiously pushy boyfriend and the average American as his long-suffering girlfriend.
August 18, 2015, 2:12 PM EDT
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says that if he is elected president, he will send legislation to Congress on his first day in office to repeal Obamacare “lock, stock and barrel”. And in order to “light a fire under Congress” to pass his repeal legislation, Walker vowed to sign “an executive order that will pull back the special deal President Obama put in place for Congress.”
August 18, 2015, 10:34 AM EDT
Less than half of Americans (49 percent) now say they support Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Only 5 percent of Americans said that Common Core has had a “strongly positive” impact on their local schools, with 19 percent characterizing the impact as “strongly negative.”
August 14, 2015, 5:19 PM EDT
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General John Roth admits that he “cannot validate” the exact number of work permits that were issued to illegal aliens after a federal judge halted the process because the data provided to him by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) is “unreliable”.
August 13, 2015, 5:35 PM EDT
Federal subsidies have created a massive “green bubble” in the solar industry that is in danger of bursting when they expire next year, leaving taxpayers on the hook for billions of dollars, according to a report by the Taxpayers Protection Alliance (TPA).
August 12, 2015, 4:28 PM EDT
The Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA) is offering college Title IX coordinators an “investigation in a box” – a 250-page kit that guides them through the stages of investigating potential civil rights violations on their campuses.
August 11, 2015, 11:27 AM EDT
Bishop Thomas Paprocki says that the “moral decadence of our 21st century Western world now rivals the decline and fall of the Roman Empire.”
U.S. House and Senate Each Said They Had Only 45 Employees--Then Signed Up 12,359 for Insurance on Obamacare 'Small-Business' Exchange
August 10, 2015, 3:59 PM EDT
Eighty-six percent of the enrollees in the District of Columbia’s Small Business Exchange are members of Congress, congressional staff members, and their spouses and dependents, according to an appeal filed with the D.C. Court of Appeals by Judicial Watch.
August 5, 2015, 11:55 AM EDT
Melissa Farrell, director of research for Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast (PPGC) in Houston, told undercover actors from the Center for Medical Progress posing as buyers of fetal body parts for a fictitious human biologics firm that she enjoys dissecting aborted babies.
Court Clears Way for Individuals to Challenge Obamacare Regulation Requiring Contraceptive-Abortifacient Coverage
July 27, 2015, 6:33 PM EDT
A three-judge appellate panel ruled unanimously last week that a Missouri state senator and his wife can move forward with their lawsuit against Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell over an Obamacare mandate that forces them to purchase health insurance that includes abortifacient contraceptives and sterilization in violation of their religious beliefs.
July 24, 2015, 5:04 PM EDT
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has endorsed a recommendation by his affordable housing committee to develop Sharia-compliant mortgages as a way to help Muslims buy homes.
July 24, 2015, 12:24 PM EDT
The Thomas More Society, a public interest law firm based in Chicago, is seeking abortion records from the city’s publicly-funded Stroger Hospital after a Planned Parenthood executive in California suggested the hospital as a possible source for harvested fetal organs.
July 23, 2015, 3:17 PM EDT
Retired four-star Gen. Wesley Clark says that the current Pentagon policy of not allowing U.S. military personnel stationed at recruiting centers to bring their weapons to work should not be changed.
July 22, 2015, 11:45 AM EDT
Eleven Republican senators are asking Attorney General Loretta Lynch to conduct “a full investigation” of Planned Parenthood in order to determine whether the nation’s largest abortion provider violated a federal law that prohibits the sale of human fetal tissue.