Was the health care summit just a political stunt for Barack Obama?
The White House is being accused of offering juicy government jobs to two Democrats in exchange for their withdrawal from potential primary battles in this year's election cycle. The charges, which come from the Democrats themselves, are quite serious and carry punishments including jail time, assuming anyone would prosecute.
Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK), a leading skeptic of man-made global warming, has asked the Justice Department to investigate what he called "the greatest scientific scandal of our generation." Inhofe believes climate scientists and honorary weatherman Al Gore have deliberately misled Congress and the public regarding the case for anthropogenic climate change. "In [Gore's] science fiction movie, every assertion has been rebutted," Inhofe said. Now, he wants them held accountable.
Serving with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, Staff Sgt. Anthony Viggiani was patrolling the mountainous region of the Zabol Province in Afghanistan when his squad came under intense fire from Taliban militants. The assault left two wounded Marines pinned behind a small rock. Worse, the terrain made it nearly impossible at first to see where the gunfire was coming from.
The media are blaming the Tea Parties after Joe Stack flew his plane into an Austin office complex Thursday. What else can be blamed on the Tea Parties?
Naturally, when a left-winger goes on a shooting rampage, it doesn't fit the template. But there's more to the story of an Alabama professor who killed three colleagues.
Dozens of conservative leaders on Wednesday signed "The Mount Vernon Statement," a declaration that reaffirms first principles, much as The Patriot Post has sought to do for the last 14 years, most recently through our Essential Liberty Project.
Today marks the one year anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, a.k.a. the so-called "stimulus." So how is that $787 billion working for the taxpayers so far?
In an undisclosed region of Iraq, Air Force Staff Sgt. Earl I. Covel of Oregon was assigned to work with a small group of Army Special Forces soldiers and indigenous Kurdish fighters, when the safe house that Covel and his men were staying in came under a vicious attack.
Possible topic: Did global warming cause the blizzards along the East Coast?
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia is hearing oral arguments today regarding citizens' privacy while using mobile phones. With federally mandated GPS locators built into the hardware of all new cellular phones, police have been tapping mobile phones to find the location of criminals for years, but the laws regarding such tactics are ambiguous and outdated.
Audi may win the award for most controversial Super Bowl ad this year.
The commercial for the clean diesel A3 TDI, the 2010 Green Car of the Year, featured the "Green Police" running around arresting perpetrators for various environmentally unfriendly practices.
Before the Super Bowl, we noted the buzz surrounding an ad set to feature Heisman Trophy-winning University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow and his mother, Pam. Long before Tebow led the Gators to two national titles, his mother had a choice: Take her chances with a risky pregnancy, or abort her son. She chose life and Focus on the Family wanted to share that story.
Today marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Boy Scouts of America. Happy Birthday, Scouts!