3 hrs ago
American Insurance Association Issues Statement on Terrorism Risk...
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 23, 2013- Leigh Ann Pusey, president and CEO of the American Insurance Association , issued the following statement in response to today's introduction of the "Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2013" sponsored by Reps.
16 hrs ago
City Room: Fact-Check: Three Claims in Weiner's Mayoral Announcement Video
To hear him tell it as a newly declared candidate for mayor, former Representative Anthony D. Weiner was a force to be reckoned with on three of the most important issues to New Yorkers: public safety, affordable health insurance and treatment for rescue workers sickened at the site of the World Trade Center attack.
Wed May 22, 2013
Fox and Furious Friends Wanted DOJ to Prosecute the New York Times
Throughout the tenure of George W. Bush, many of us to the left of center warned that unchecked presidential power was putting Americans' civil liberties in jeopardy.
Gun Violence Takes a Toll on Law Enforcement | Commentary
Last week, law enforcement officers arrived in the nation's capital by the thousands for National Police Week to honor the sacrifice of the 120 officers killed in the line of duty in 2012.
Peter King: Give Oklahoma Tornado Relief Without Offsets
Moderate House Republicans such as Rep. Peter T. King are ready for another intraparty fight over whether emergency disaster aid should be offset, after a tornado ravaged parts of Oklahoma on Monday.
KTSM-AM El Paso
NY Rep to Okla. Senator: I'll Overlook Your Hypocrisy
You knew this was coming: Peter King, who fought hard for Superstorm Sandy aid for his home state of New York, thinks there's "a lot of hypocrisy" when it comes to lawmakers who opposed Sandy aid but are in favor of tornado aid.
Cortez Journal News
Republican divisions may hinder party's momentum
Tensions between libertarian-leaning and more mainstream Republicans were on vivid display Tuesday as Sens.
Tue May 21, 2013
McConnell calls for end of import sanctions on Myanmar
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday urged Congress not to extend import sanctions on Myanmar , warning that sticking with the sanctions would be "a slap in the face" to reformers in the Southeast Asian nation.
Democratic Underground Latest Breakin...
Oklahoma Republican Sen. Tom Coburn will seek to offset federal aid to victims of a massive tornado
Source: TPM Oklahoma Republican Sen. Tom Coburn will seek to offset federal aid to victims of a massive tornado that blasted through Oklahoma City suburbs on Monday with cuts elsewhere in the budget.
The Heritage Foundation
Administration Burma Policy: Lift Sanctions, Ask Questions Later
President Obama's meeting with Burma's President Thein Sein at the White House today is a stark reminder of how far the Administration has come on Burma policy.
Mon May 20, 2013
Broadcasting & Cable
Seth Meyers to Receive NYSBA Broadcaster of the Year Award
Seth Meyers will receive the N.Y. State Broadcasters Association Broadcaster of the Year award at the group's annual awards gala June 24 and 25.
Burma leader making landmark White House visit
Former general Thein Sein on Monday becomes the first Burma president to be welcomed to the White House in almost 47 years, crowning a dramatic diplomatic rehabilitation for his nation after years of international isolation.
Burma Reforms still need the US's weight
The White House welcomed ex-general Thein Sein on Monday as the first president of Burma/Myanmar in roughly 47 years after the late Gen.
Sat May 18, 2013
Reed's company is problematic
Like most Upstate New Yorkers, I respect the Second Amendment as settled law. Anyone who has troubled to actually read the SAFE Gun Act knows the law does nothing to infringe on the right of law abiding and mentally sound New Yorkers to access and own firearms.
Thu May 16, 2013
IRS scandal offers conservatives a lesson in profiling
They were shocked, and rightfully so, that some employees of the Internal Revenue Service's Exempt Organizations Determinations office in Cincinnati decided that the groups most likely to abuse rules governing 501 4 organizations would be conservative.
Wed May 15, 2013
Messing With The Gun Prohibitionists
I like nothing better than to use the gun prohibitionist's own resources to send a pro-gun message to Congress.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Tea Party gets taste of profiling
They were shocked, and rightfully so, that some employees of the Internal Revenue Service's Exempt Organizations Determinations office in Cincinnati decided the groups most likely to abuse rules governing 501 4 organizations would be conservative.
Tue May 14, 2013
Obama escalates war on the First Amendment
The US Justice Department's secret seizure of phone records of reporters and editors at the Associated Press is nothing less than a continuation of attacks on freedom of the press that have been ongoing under the administration of President Barack Obama.
Is Boehner Helping Obama Control Your Rights?
The Washington, D.C. news source The Hill reported yesterday that ". . . Speaker Boehner is more involved in the behind-the-scenes wrangling of how to move a gun bill than the Ohio Republican has let on in public." They also report that powerful Republican House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte of Virginia has had ". . . a lot of ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Surveillance After The Boston Attack: Do More Cameras Fight Terrorism or Violate Our Privacy Rights?
You have already seen the private security footage that sparked the manhunt of the two Boston terrorism suspects, Tamerian and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.