February 28, 2024

How a previously obscure House rule could decide the next speaker

A growing number of Republicans are demanding major reforms to prevent a rerun of the historic ouster of Rep. Kevin McCarthy. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Anyone who hopes to become the next speaker must first attempt to settle a raging debate inside the GOP conference: Should one House member maintain the power to pull another Matt

McCarthy won’t rule out return to speakership after Israel attacks

Former Speaker Kevin McCarthy refused to weigh out a return to his former post, deferring that matter to the House Republican Conference. “I’m going to allow the conference to do their work,” McCarthy said at a press conference on Capitol Hill on Monday. House Republicans are meeting behind closed doors later on Monday. “Unfortunately, the

California kids could become ‘wards of the state’ under new gender affirmation rule, mom warns: ‘Dangerous’

A California mom concerned about a new state measure requiring judges to consider whether a parent has affirmed their child’s belief that they are transgender during custody battles warned Sunday that the policy could have disastrous implications. “This is the steady assault on family and children that we’ve been seeing this legislative session and throughout […]

Pennsylvania high school students organize walkout to protest trans bathroom rule: ‘Compromised’ our rights

Hundreds of students from Pennsylvania’s Perkiomen Valley School District walked out of class Friday after the local school board failed to enact a policy requiring transgender students to use the restroom corresponding with their biological sex. “Kids were upset. Girls… we wanted to protect them. They were upset. They didn’t want men in their bathroom,” […]

New Jersey Little League Sets New Rule to Stop Parents from Screaming at Umpires

A South Jersey Little League organization has set a new rule to cut down on spectators in the stands screaming and arguing with umpires, according to reports. Deptford Township Little League officials have implemented the rule after years of unruly parents going crazy whenever they disagree with a call. The new policy could find complainers

ACLU, LGBT groups sue Missouri AG over gender transition emergency rule

The ACLU and LGBTQ groups are suing to block Missouri from enforcing new limits on gender transition services for residents of all ages on Tuesday. Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey plans to enforce new rules requiring 15 separate therapy sessions over the course of 18 months before a person of any age can receive gender […]

25 GOP Governors Say Proposed Biden Admin Rule Would Prevent States from Protecting Women’s and Girls’ Sports

Half of the nation’s governors wrote to Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona on Friday, asking he withdraw a proposed Title IX regulation they say would “prevent states from enforcing our duly-enacted statutes protecting fairness in women’s and girls’ sports.” The proposed regulation is an extension of the Biden administration’s reshaping of Title IX’s definition of

Jonas Brothers say they don’t give each other parenting advice: ‘Unspoken Rule’

Since becoming dads, the Jonas Brothers revealed they have maintained one “unspoken rule” in this new chapter of life: no parenting advice from one another.  “We really don’t give each other advice about family. It’s kind of like an unspoken rule. We just do our own thing; do it your own way,” Kevin, 35, said […]

DeSantis rips Manhattan DA Bragg’s ‘flimsy’ Trump indictment in New York speech: Agenda ‘not the rule of law’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, during a book tour stop in New York’s Long Island Saturday, criticized Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s indictment of former President Donald Trump.  In a speech at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Nassau County, DeSantis, without referring to Bragg by name, applauded former U.S. congressman and GOP candidate for governor […]

AOC doesn’t rule out challenging Gillibrand, tells reporter ‘don’t ask me that question’

Squad member Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., played coy on whether she planned to challenge fellow Democrat, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, for one of New York’s Senate seats. Asked about the possibility of running for the Senate in a new Politico profile, she replied, “don’t ask me that question,” before telling the publication to “print that” response.  […]

Poll: Only 15% of Arizonans Feel Better Off Under Democrat Rule

Qian Weizhong/VCG via Getty Images, Eric Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images Only 15 percent of Arizonans say they have been better off since President Joe Biden assumed the White House and Democrats took control of Congress, a Suffolk University/Arizona Republic poll found Friday. Forty-eight percent of likely Arizona voters feel worse off since Democrats regained control of Washington

Biden Labor Department Will Not Enforce Trump-Era ESG Rule for 401(k)s

President Joe Biden’s Labor Department announced Wednesday that it would not enforce a Trump-era rule that barred 401(k) plans from using political considerations when investing employee funds. The agency said it would hold off on enforcing the rule while it undertakes a review. The rule would have barred employer-provided 401(k) managers from investing employee money…

Texas Asks Supreme Court to Rule Election in Four Battleground States Unconstitutional

The state of Texas on Tuesday filed an election lawsuit in the U.S. Supreme Court against Pennsylvania, Georgia, Michigan, and Wisconsin, alleging that the states unconstitutionally changed election laws, treated voters unequally, and triggered significant voting irregularities by relaxing ballot-integrity measures. “Plaintiff State respectfully submits that the foregoing types of electoral irregularities exceed the hanging-chad […]

Most Powerful Union Leader In U.S. Says He Won’t Rule Out Supporting Trump In 2020

The most powerful union leader in the United States says he hasn’t ruled out supporting Donald Trump for president in 2020. On Wednesday, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka spoke to Newsmax regarding support for Trump in 2020, asserting, “Well, he will be looked at. Every one will be looked at.” The AFL-CIO has endorsed every Democratic […]

FCC Repeals Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rule.

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) passed the FCC’s “Restoring Internet Freedom Order” on Thursday, which will repeal the agency’s 2015 net neutrality regulation. Chairman Pai told Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Monday, “I think what net neutrality repealed would actually mean is we once again have a free and open Internet. The government would not be regulating […]

EPA to repeal landmark Obama climate rule

The Trump administration on Tuesday will formally propose repealing Barack Obama’s landmark climate change rule for power plants, a key part of the U.S. commitment to reduce emissions under the Paris accord. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Scott Pruitt told a Kentucky audience on Monday that he will sign paperwork on Tuesday to repeal the rule, which he argued exceeded the […]

EPA moves to repeal Obama climate rule ‘in its entirety’

The Trump administration will soon propose repealing the Obama administration’s climate change rule for power plants, but won’t commit to replacing it with another regulation. A draft of the proposal obtained by The Hill on Friday asserts that under former President Barack Obama, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Clean Power Plan that “is […]

15 States and D.C. Sue Trump Administration for respecting the rule of law… ALL Democrats

15 States and D.C. Sue Trump Administration Over Decision to End DACA Fifteen states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit in a federal court in Brooklyn Wednesday in an attempt to block President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in six-months. The lawsuit claims that Trump’s decision […]

Trump Just Wiped Out Obama’s Pro-Planned Parenthood Rule.

Donald Trump signed legislation on Thursday reversing an Obama-era rule that banned states from withholding federal funds from clinics that provide abortions. Trump signed H.J. Res. 43 two weeks after the Senate approved the legislation 51-50 with Vice President Mike Pence casting the tiebreaking vote. States can now block funding that would go to facilities […]

Nikki Haley Talks About U.S. Rule In The U.N., Says U.N.’s Days Of Israel-Bashing Are Over

On Monday, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley addressed the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference in Washington D.C. The former Governor of South Carolina received thunderous applause when she outlined her approach to dealing with the United Nations. She also talked about how she is using her office to defend […]

Mayhem and Leftist Mob Rule

A widely circulated email from the IAC Solidarity Center action alerts described in great detail how the radical left is going to disrupt President Trump’s inauguration and potentially his entire administration. Calling themselves #J20RESIST, with the mantra of “WE REF– USE! NO PASARAN!” (Spanish for “You will not pass”), they want to “shut down Trump’s […]

The FBI Agents Who Stood Up for Rule of Law Make Me Proud to be an American

One hears a lot of talk about America turning into a Third World kleptocracy. I’ve worked in a lot of Third World kleptocracies, back in the days when the Reagan Revolution was fresh and the Reaganauts thought we could export free markets and democracy to the rest of the world. We didn’t, of course. But […]

The Rule Of Law Is Dead In America

I have lost all faith in both parties and our government. Yesterday, the rule of law in America officially died. There was no fanfare or pretense… only corruption. As Ayn Rand said: “When you see that trading is done, not by consent, but by compulsion – when you see that in order to produce, you […]

THE END OF THE RULE OF LAW?

An important essay was published over the Independence Day weekend. Writing at Townhall, Kurt Schlichter laid out in stark terms the entirely foreseeable consequences of the behavior of the Democrat-progressive-media cabal. It is a must-read, especially for the American left (who will, of course, be oblivious to anything not coming from the New York Times […]

Obama Cites Scripture To Defend School Bathrooms Rule

President Barack Obama defended his decision to open up bathrooms to students of both sexes based on preference, citing his religious faith as a reason he decided to do it. “My reading of scripture tells me that that [the] Golden Rule is pretty high up there in terms of my Christian belief,” he said during […]

Watch How WH Press Secretary Answers When Reporter Asks If He Can ‘Rule Out’ Obama Golfing During Scalia’s Funeral

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest on Wednesday was unable to rule out golfing as the reason President Barack Obama intends to skip Justice Antonin Scalia’s funeral this weekend. “The president has said that he is not always as sensitive as he should be on optics,” one reporter asked Earnest during Wednesday’s press briefing. “Can […]

Not Over Yet: White House ‘Wouldn’t Rule Out’ More Executive Actions On Guns [VIDEO]

Less than a week after taking executive action against guns, White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters “I wouldn’t rule out” more actions in President Barack Obama’s last 12 months in office. Admitting the President had, “based on the most recent analysis,” done all his advisors believe he can do on his own, Earnest said […]

Pope Francis Urges World to Follow ‘Golden Rule’ in Dealing With Refugee Crisis in Historic Address to Congress

Pope Francis became the first-ever pontiff to deliver a speech before Congress on Thursday morning, imploring Democrats and Republicans, alike, to follow the “golden rule” in dealing with the ongoing refugee crisis. The pontiff spoke of immigrants, telling the bi-partisan congressional audience to reject a “mindset of hostility” and to see immigrants as individuals, listening […]

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