Law enforcement officials confirm that the twin Boston Marathon explosions near the finish line have left 12 dead and almost 50 people injured.
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Former Congressman Ron Paul’s tweet about the murder of Chris Kyle did nothing to help or advance his anti-war position. It was simply disrespectful.
A proper initial response to the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT should be to pray not to discuss policy or make political points.
The big question right now is whether about Republicans should agree to tax increases in order to avoid what scold the fiscal cliff. From a conservative perspective, we don’t need more taxes, we need a fundamental reduction in government spending and a plan to reform entitlements. However, Democrats insist that any plans include tax increases. [...]
For the Christian, saying “We Won’t Forget 9/11″ is not a rallying cry for vengeance on our enemies, although our country has a right to punish evildoers, defend herself against sworn foes and eliminate those who would continue to do us harm. It is also not a lament that indicates we are permanent victims, while [...]
Leo Johnson, a security guard for The Family Research Council, was shot at the headquarters of the conservative organization this morning. LifeNews.com reports that a man posing as an intern shot the guard at their office on G Street in Washington, DC and according to an FRC staffer, Anna Maria Hoffman, via Twitter was wounded [...]
From my home in Boise, Idaho, we have another story illustrating the disparate way that adult women abusing teen boys are treated v. adults men abusing teen girls: A 34-year-old Middleton woman has been sentenced to eight years in prison, including two fixed, for felony lewd conduct with a child under 16 — but the [...]
I was shocked to learn of the tragic shooting in Aurora, Colorado where the last I have heard is that 14 people have been killed and 59 have been wounded after a gunman went on a rampage during the premiere of Dark Knight Rising. Due to some obligations this morning I’m a little late in [...]
There is only one gospel of grace. Ministers of that gospel have a duty to warn the flock about false prophets and false religions. On a website called “For the Sake of the Gospel,” (FTSOTG), some Christian leaders—led by Jerry Johnson, John Ankerberg, and R.C Sproul, Jr.—have sounded a clear warning for Christians to distinguish [...]
Boss Bloomberg and the city mothers of New York City have decided to crack down on lethal weapons. No, they are not AK-47s and sawed-off shotguns: They’re large cups. Yes, you heard that right. In typical overreach, a decision was made to fight Big Apple, public enemy number one, HFCS (high-fructose corn syrup, aka “Sugar”), [...]
Former Senator, Vice Presidential Nominee and Presidential candidate John Edwards (D-NC) goes on trial today. The federal government alleges that Edwards “knowingly and willfully” received nearly $1 million in illegal campaign contributions to hide his mistress, Rielle Hunter, who was pregnant with his child from the public so he could continue on with his presidential [...]
Well, I figure it’s about time to weigh in on the travesty and mess that is happening in Florida with the killing of Trayvon Martin. The whole thing has become blown up by an over zealous media pouring gasoline on the ever-burning flame of racial tension. The biggest tragedy in this whole thing is that [...]
What I Have Written, I Have Written (Until I Erase It) Like the little kid who never grew up, Mitt Romney is able to draw his strongly held beliefs on a child’s toy. Then, “poof”, he is able to shake up that belief and rewrite it again, without a trace of the former view to [...]
There has been numerous statements made about the news of Andrew Breitbart’s sudden death today. Here are a few of them: Rick Santorum: I am stunned by the news of Andrew’s passing. Andrew was a revolutionary voice and energetic advocate for conservatism across the country. What separated Andrew from most was his courage to stand [...]