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This article was originally written by Pat Horan and posted at Realclearhistory.com. Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s policies brought about a fundamental shift in America’s political landscape, but there were a few areas where he was not so successful...
From: Big Government | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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The barrier between anarchy and a civilized society, between order and chaos, between respect for decency and lawlessness. If you had just arrived in the country after spending the past month in the Canadian backcountry without any news source, you would...
From: Big Government | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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The federal government is teaming up with health care groups to promote Obamacare on Black Friday, according to an announcement from the Department of Health and Human Services. The department and popular websites including The Knot, The Nest and The...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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The "architect" of Obamacare is officially taking a pay cut.  One week after Vermont health care reform chief Lawrence Miller publicly announced that the State of Vermont would not pay controversial MIT economics professor Jonathan Gruber any more money,...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has concluded that House Appropriations Committee chairman Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY) is wrong, and that Congress can in fact block funding for President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty order. “In light of Congress’s...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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On CNN Wednesday, leftist Professor Cornel West, given the chance to bloviate about the non-indictment of Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown, decided to impart his perspective with a vengeance, even targeting President Barack Obama...
From: Big Government | Friday, November 28, 2014
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Natalie Dubose of Ferguson, Missouri, is a small business owner who was proud to have opened her local cake bakery just over a year ago, but rioters from her own neighborhood destroyed her hard-earned shop this week. Now, thousands of Americans across...
From: Big Government | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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More parents are removing their children from traditional school environments and are choosing to homeschool them instead due to increased concern over the use of the Common Core standards. The Heartlander reported earlier this month that in the state...
From: Big Government | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Thanksgiving is a rare mid-week holiday, a chance to celebrate what’s effectively a four day weekend. But it’s nothing special for some government employees. For them, every day is a paid holiday.  For example, the Inspector General of the Environmental...
From: Big Government | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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NEW CASTLE, Pa., Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Pennsylvania environmental officials are trying to determine why an odor resembling cat urine has been lingering in a neighborhood for more than three weeks. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection opened...
From: Big Government | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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This article was originally posted by the New York Times. LONDON — Pakistan’s polio crisis has reached new depths this year, health officials say, intensified by a deadly mix of ruthless militant violence, large-scale refugee displacement and political...
From: Big Government | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Emails between Hillary Clinton's handlers and UCLA administrators reveal that the Clinton team micromanages her $300,000 appearances--down to the count of lemon wedges, color of stage armchairs, and type of cushions she uses in those chairs. The emails,...
From: Big Government | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Through the Act of Supremacy and the Act of Uniformity, Queen Elizabeth’s Settlement solidly established the Church of England as the nation’s official government denomination. It was a compromise of sorts: the Church of England would retain its...
From: Big Government | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Only days before a grand jury released its decision on whether there would be a trial for the August shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, the FBI arrested two men who were allegedly looking to buy supplies to make a pipe bomb.  Sources say the men planned...
From: Big Government | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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After President Barack Obama granted an executive amnesty to nearly five million illegal immigrants, Jose Antonio Vargas, the pro-amnesty advocate who will benefit from Obama's executive action, declared "now is the time" for illegal immigrants to come...
From: Big Government | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Former Massachusetts Governor and failed presidential candidate Mitt Romney believes Republicans should "swallow hard" and pass a permanent amnesty bill in the wake of President Barack Obama's executive amnesty that even Romney conceded would encourage...
From: Big Government | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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An annual Thanksgiving Day parade in the St. Louis area has been postponed because of the continuing violence and riots in Ferguson after a grand jury decided there was not enough evidence to indict officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown. ...
From: Big Government | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Michael Brown's mother said it was "impossible" that her husband's calls to "burn this b*tch down" while on top of a car outside the Ferguson police station incited the mass rioting, violence, and looting after a grand jury decided there was not enough...
From: Big Government | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Cold temperatures have socked much of the country early, bringing freezing temperatures and mounds of snow in some of the earliest winter weather in decades. Winter has debuted early in the USA. So early, in fact, that river ice has already ended the...
From: Big Government | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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I’m dreaming of a white -- Thanksgiving? It’s not a dream, but a nightmare for travelers throughout the eastern seaboard.  Some 40 million Americans were expected to be on the move today, heading for a hearty Thanksgiving meal. But an early Nor’easter...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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The federal government reinstated Oklahoma’s waiver from No Child Left Behind (NCLB) restrictions this week, restoring the state’s flexibility to use $29 million in public school funding. The restoration of the waiver comes following a battle between...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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The mother and stepfather of slain teenager Michael Brown are under investigation in Ferguson, Missouri, for an alleged late October violent incident with other Brown family members, a fight that erupted over “Justice For Mike Brown” merchandise....
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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A new Gallup poll finds that President Barack Obama's approval rating with working-class white Americans has fallen to just 27 percent, a record-low for his presidency.  Among whites who've graduated college, Obama's approval stands at 41%, also a new...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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During the White House Turkey pardon this year, President Obama joked that his critics would call his action “amnesty.” “I know some will call this amnesty,” he said, as the people in the room laughed. “But don't worry, there is plenty of turkey...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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While Republican lawmakers have already expressed concern that President Obama’s executive amnesty will have a negative impact on unemployed Americans, The Washington Times is highlighting another aspect of Obama’s actions that will make competing...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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With the 2014 midterm elections behind us, pollsters and pundits have turned their attention to the 2016 presidential election. Quinnipiac and Rasmussen have released national polls of the nomination contests, while Bloomberg has surveyed the New Hampshire...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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As Ferguson, Missouri, burned for a second straight night and the White House moves forward with plans for executive amnesty for millions of illegal aliens, search engine giant Google has crowned President Barack Obama “King” of the United States...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Four freelance reporters were robbed at gunpoint on Tuesday night around 8 p.m., when they attempted to shoot video at the Canfield Drive memorial, a street off of West Florissant Avenue, the Daily Riverfront Times reports. Emily Molli, a freelancer...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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So much for global warming. An underwater robot sent by a British and Australian ship near the Antarctic Peninsula returned with data confirming that Antarctic ice is thicker and deeper than previously believed. The robot, called SeaBED, can plunge to...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Conservative lawmakers are calling on House leadership to vigorously act against President Obama’s executive amnesty. Republican congressional leaders have yet to articulate what actions they plan to take to combat Obama’s recent unilateral actions...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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FERGUSON, Missouri--St. Louis law enforcement is confirming the arrest of 44 individuals on Tuesday night during a second evening of post-grand jury verdict protests in Ferguson.  Although the violence in the Ferguson area was not as intense as Monday...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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A new national Quinnipiac poll shows that GOP voters prefer former failed Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in 2016. The early poll shows Romney leading with 19 percent, while Jeb Bush earns second place. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon adamantly denies that the White House pressured him to resist sending in the National Guard in response to violent protesters unhappy with the Michael Brown shooting decision. It is clear, however, that Nixon has been in...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Although the media is desperate to keep the false narrative alive that the family of Michael Brown is only calling for peace, the fact is that on Monday night, just before all hell broke loose in Ferguson, while Michael Brown's mother stood silently...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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On the eve of Thanksgiving, the federal government is presenting Americans with a plethora of proposed regulations, among them several disturbing rules out of the U.S. Department of Education (USED) that suggest ever-increasing control over education...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Obama went to pains to note that his executive order, giving five million illegal immigrants amnesty, would not qualify them for federal benefits. But new reports are casting doubt on Obama's claims. Despite claims to the contrary, Obama's amnesty will...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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One the victims wounded in the November 20 attack on the Florida State University (FSU) campus had a concealed carry permit (CCP) but was not allowed to carry his gun on campus for self-defense because of Florida law. A bill to change that law and allow...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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While the first day of protests against a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown was characterized by violent riots in Ferguson itself, this second night has seen the protests go national....
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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We have big news to report on the latest in the growing Operation Fast and Furious scandal implicating President Obama’s Department of Justice (DOJ). On November 18, 2014, Judicial Watch obtained a massive production of documents in response to a June...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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A security camera caught footage of a grisly scene as a driver in Minneapolis barreled through protesters demonstrating against the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown....
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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On Tuesday, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) said it is now his goal and "responsibility" to register as many illegal immigrants as he can for President Barack Obama's executive amnesty.  He appeared on MSNBC before he joined Obama at a Polish community center...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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On Tuesday, President Barack Obama told at least three amnesty hecklers to "sit down" and stop yelling at him because he just unilaterally changed the country's immigration laws.  While Obama was speaking about immigration at a Polish community center—after...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Speaking in Chicago on Tuesday, President Obama addressed the rioting that occurred in Ferguson as people reacted to the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting. Obama admitted that the decision “upset a lot of people” but pointed out that...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Since August, Al Sharpton and MSNBC, CNN, the big three networks, and all the righteous protesters and Anonymous hacktivists have been using the death of Michael Brown as a basis to claim that our society is prejudiced against black teens. But since...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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President Obama was slightly annoyed after illegal immigration advocates interrupted him during his speech on his executive actions on immigration reform. “Don’t just start yelling, young ladies,” Obama said as multiple women stood up to demand...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder, a Republican, is demanding that the state’s Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon offer a public explanation as to why he told the National Guard which he had previously mobilized to stand down in Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday night...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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FERGUSON, Missouri--Missouri Governor Jay Nixon called Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder's charge against him, relating to National Guard deployment in Ferguson on Monday, "absurd."  Kinder told KTRS on Tuesday morning that he wants to know if the Obama...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Facebook, which has spent millions trying to get massive amnesty legislation that would include huge increases in the number of guest-worker permits that would lower the wages of tech workers, cannot cite any definitive evidence pointing to a shortage...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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With support plummeting for the controversial Common Core standards, it appears at least one university president is resorting to the phony “war on women” meme to give a boost to the national education initiative. In an op-ed in Sunday’s Miami...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Now that a federal judge has allowed a lawsuit against the student guest-worker program that President Barack Obama expanded via executive action to proceed, the federal government will have to prove that there is actually a shortage of high-tech American...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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