Stories by David Leeper
Our Constitution’s Framers, especially George Mason and James Madison, presciently foresaw a day when we might have an overtaxing, overborrowing, overspending, overregulating, and overbearing federal government. Does that sound like today’s situation?.
Wisely, the Framers included in Article V a method by which our state legislatures could amend the US Constitution without the permission or approval of Congress, the President, or the Supreme Court. Article V assigns Congress no more than an administrative obligation, and the President and Supreme Court are assigned no role at all. In …
Sounding like a true national leader, United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron has raised the terror attack threat level to “Severe” based on chatter and other intelligence information. Just ahead of another 9/11 anniversary, this seems especially appropriate.
Compare this speech to recent speeches by President Obama (“We don’t yet have a strategy”) and the clarifications and walk-backs offered by his press secretary Josh Earnest. Which leader inspires more confidence? Which leader seems more in charge?
Today, August 29, President Obama will …
Channeling Ronald Reagan, Newt Gingrich has drafted the kind of speech a President Reagan would make to the American people after the beheading of James Foley and the slaughter of Christians by the vile savages who call themselves the Islamic State, ISIS, or ISIL.
As you read the words below, try to imagine having a President, once again, who could and would make such a presentation to the American people.
Starting from a simple tweet by actor James Woods, author David Horowitz explains the cause of America’s wrong-headed direction plainly and simply in fewer than 900 words. Short summary: Obama himself is the cause. It’s him. Period. His underlings are doing his bidding and being rewarded for it no matter what damage they do.
Here is his full power commentary from RedState.com (emphasis added):
Let me begin …
Sean Hannity interviews Mark Levin about Barack Obama’s foreign policy, his continued blame-shifting, and his overall performance as commander-in-chief, which Levin describes as “pathetic”.
The Middle East is on fire, our border control has collapsed, and Russia is moving toward a takeover of Ukraine reminiscent of Hitler’s anschutz takeover of Austria in the 1930’s. And in real time, right now, Christians, Yazidis, and Muslims (who are not ISIS-approved) are being butchered by the thousands in northern Iraq.
THE BORDER IS SECURE!
Yet James O’Keefe of “Veritas” easily crosses our border with Mexico several times in only seconds, dressed as Osama Bin Laden!
What does Harry Reid have to say about that? And what does John “Build-the-Dang-Fence” McCain have to say, let alone President Barack Obama or DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson?
Will we ever know? …
It was a lively debate, with both candidates touting their record of support for local control of education and their opposition to federal control and meddling. Each challenged his/her opponent’s actual commitment to these principles.
Common Core, College & Career Readiness Standards (CCRS), Race to the Top, Partnership for …