By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
As critics of a planned monument honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower object to everything from its giant scale to its depiction of the Cold War president and famed World War II general as a "barefoot boy from Kansas," new images and documents released to The Associated Press reveal other key elements overshadowed by the furor and show how the controversial project developed.
President Obama huddled once again with congressional leaders Thursday to discuss ways to raise the nation's debt ceiling, as pressure mounts for Congress to act before an Aug. 2 deadline or risk defaulting on the government's loans.
An unpopular tax-filing requirement for businesses that was included in the new health care law would be repealed under a bill headed for a vote in the House on Thursday.
They say history repeats itself. On July 2, Dave Bossie of Citizens United and writer-director Steve Bannon of Victory Productions began discussing a short "closing argument" video - with a working title called "Bill of Indictment" - for release Oct. 1, about the leftist agenda that, since January 2009, Barack Obama and his Capitol Hill allies have imposed upon unwilling Americans.
A House committee approved a bill Wednesday to add statues of abolitionist Frederick Douglass and architect Pierre L'Enfant in the Capitol's Statuary Hall.
Rep. Dan Lungren of California said it would enhance transparency and save the library money.
In a statement released Wednesday night, Rep. Dan Lungren, California Republican and chairman of the cybersecurity, infrastructure protection, and security technologies subcommittee said that "if recent reports are accurate that Tehran is investing $1 billion to expand their cyberwarfare capabilities, Iran will be a growing cyber threat to our U.S. homeland."