Obama’s Religious Freedom Ambassador Opposes Religious Freedom at Home


President Barack Obama on Monday appointed Rabbi David Nathan Saperstein as Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom at the State Department. “I am grateful that Rabbi Saperstein has chosen to dedicate his talent to serving the American people at this important time for our country.  I look forward to working with him in the […]

Post-Vacation Iowa Political Round-up


I was away on vacation last week, and there were a few stories that we were not able to cover on a timely basis as a result.  Before I dive into that I want to thank Brian Myers who kept the wheels on the bus going for me while I was away by publishing press […]

Federal Discrimination Against Religion?


Religious groups will not receive an exemption from an executive order signed this morning by President Barack Obama banning “discrimination” based on sexual orientation or “gender identity” by federal contractors. The order adds sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of specially protected categories that apply to federal contractors, and it adds gender identity […]

Obama in Austin Promises to Use His Pen and Phone More


President Barack Obama, our narccisist-in-chief, “let er rip” in a speech on the economy in Austin, TX on Thursday.  Granted he couldn’t be bothered to actually travel to the border in the midst of a humanitarian crisis, but he did have plenty of time to talk about himself… mentioning himself 199 times in his speech […]

Democratic Members of Congress: President Obama Should Visit Border


President Barack Obama is being sharply criticized for his decision not to visit the U.S.-Mexico Border while on a trip to Texas where he will participate in Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) fundraisers.  Texas Governor Rick Perry had invited President Obama to go to the border so he could see the crisis first hand.  Perry […]

James Dobson to President Obama: I Will Not Bow to Your Wicked Regulation


(Washington, DC) Dr. James Dobson, founder of Focus on the Family and most recently Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk, spoke at the National Day of Prayer observance in the Cannon House Office Building this morning.  Dobson’s ministry Family Talk recently was granted an injunction on April 17th by a federal judge in Denver that prevents […]

Sam Clovis: Obama to Solve Winter in February


(Sioux City, IA) President Obama is set to announce a new initiative called a “Climate Resilience Fund,” estimated to cost American taxpayers $1 billion.  “It seems the President is a little late in realizing that climate resilience ought to be a topic of interest for his administration.  Communities across America struggle each day to build […]

Iowa Republican Response to State of the Union Address

Here is some reaction from Iowa Republicans to President Obama’s State of the Union address. Matt Whitaker, candidate for U.S. Senate: Tonight we heard another State of the Union address from President Obama—and after more than 5 years in office the themes and proposed solutions we heard are very similar to his past addresses. The […]

Sam Clovis: Obama Might Have a Pen, But Does He Have a Constitution?


Sioux City, IA – Sam Clovis, Republican candidate for the United States Senate, took issue with comments made by President Obama during a cabinet meeting Tuesday where the President bolstered his willingness to circumvent Congress and the Constitution by use of Executive Actions. During the meeting, the President was quoted as saying “We’re not just […]