The Chicago Climate Exchange: The Corrupt Roots of “Cap & Trade”


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When it was launched in 2003, the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) became the world’s first carbon-emissions trading company, equipped to regulate all transactions made under cap-and-trade energy plans such as the one currently favored by President Barack Obama. To obtain the money he would need in order to get CCX of the ground, the company’s founder, Richard Sandor, turned to the Chicago-based Joyce […]

The Day The Quincy Cops Saved Obama From The Singing Tea Party Grandmas


Wednesday marked a day that legends are made of in the annals of American Law Enforcement.  President Obama gave a speech at the Oakley Lindsay Civic Center in Quincy, Illinois.  World Net Daily’s Chelsea Schilling reports that a group of about 200 Tea Party protesters, many of them grandmotherly types, gathered outside the auditorium.  They [...]

Prison Jihad


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Crimes involving prison converts to Islam are a grave and under-reported problem.

Legacy of a Judicial Activist


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John Paul Stevens prepares to retire after 35 years on the Supreme Court.

Thompson and Pataki Won’t Run but GOP Can Still Take Senate


In disappointing news for Republicans, Tommy Thompson and George Pataki have decided against running for Senate in Wisconsin and New York respectively. The latter appears to have turned down the challenge so he can lay the groundwork for a 2012 presidential bid—which shows that Pataki is so out-of-touch with reality that he did his party [...]

Are Senate Republicans Fearful of the Left?


Even today with anger at the Obama administration and Big Government sweeping the nation, there remain left-leaning, accomodationist, and politically tone-deaf Republican office holders who are quite happy to allow ObamaCare to destroy the foundations of the American republic.
W. James Antle III has an excellent piece in today’s American Spectator on the topic.
Well, that didn’t [...]

The Left’s Naked Confession: Illinois Congressman Admits Socialized Medicine Trumps Constitution


Shocking! Illinois Congressman admits he puts socialized medicine above the constitution.

When Mommy Lives at a Sorority House


One of the features in this month’s More magazine is a feminist’s dream: Three U.S. Congresswomen — all of whom are Democrats (naturally…not many conservatives would do this), wives, and mothers — have decided to move in together. Unlike 99% of spouses in America, Carolyn Maloney, 69, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, 43, and Melissa Bean, 48, [...]

Obama’s Dangerous Diplomacy


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How the Obama administration’s policies have undermined Israel, inflamed Palestinian extremism, and emboldened Iran.

Obama’s War Against Israel


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The administration has turned a public relations snafu into a diplomatic crisis.