By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Suddenly, it seems we have broken through the most effective executive branch cover-up and complicit media blackout in memory.
White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett on Wednesday disputed the notion that the President Obama operates a tight-knit boys' club of top advisers and aides and bemoaned the hardball politics of Washington, D.C., saying Chicago politics are "child's play" in comparison.
There's a gun-control theme among the guests who will sit in the first lady's box at President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night, including the parents of a slain Chicago teen, a teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School and a police officer who was wounded in a Wisconsin shooting massacre.
First lady Michelle Obama will travel to Chicago on Saturday to attend the funeral of Hadiya Pendleton, the 15-year-old majorette who performed at the president's second inaugural parade last month.
First lady Michelle Obama, White House senior advisor Valerie Jarrett and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan are scheduled to travel to Chicago Saturday to attend the funeral of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, who was shot to death last week after performing in President Obama's inauguration celebration.
Obama and his team faced some scrutiny last week after adding a photo to the White House Flickr account featuring a meeting among the president's top advisers. The only problem: It was 100 percent men. Yesterday, the White House promptly trotted out three top female advisers for a photo-op with the president.
The media and liberal pundits had many of us believing Mitt Romney was finished before last week's debate. Now the polls show the race is tight, but guess what? They still want us to believe Mr. Romney can't win.
It has been a very rough patch for Our President, and I do believe it is going to get rougher still. Do not be surprised as the month goes on and August runs into September, that his campaign budget becomes tighter. President Obama is spending more money than he is raising. It will get worse.
President Obama's top female White House aides earn more on average than their male counterparts, a reversal from the pattern in the George W. Bush administration, The Washington Times found in an analysis of 2011 pay records.
Those of you past a certain age may remember the old Art Linkletter show "Kids Say the Darndest Things." The one I still remember was when Linkletter asked a little boy if he looked like his daddy. "No," replied the boy innocently, "I look like the mailman."
The Obama administration keeps reporting supposed good news on the employment front. Americans sense that something is not quite right about the rosy official numbers, and a series of independent reports confirms their skepticism.
Visiting a tourism-dependent state that is crucial to his reelection hopes, President Obama announced in Florida Thursday that he is easing travel restrictions on foreign citizens who want to come to the U.S.
First lady Michelle Obama is a behind-the-scenes force in the White House whose opinions on policy and politics drew her into conflict with presidential advisers and who bristled at some of the demands and constraints of life as the president's wife, according to a detailed account of the first couple's relationship.
The government is expanding its definition of rape, including men for the first time when counting the number of victims, the Obama administration announced Friday.
It's a good thing nobody told Steven Spielberg that Emily Watson is afraid of horses when she signed on to his new movie "War Horse."
"This is a tough town," she said. "I thought I grew up on Chicago politics, and everyone's heard so much about Chicago. But let me tell you, Chicago is child's play next to D.C. It really is."
Still, she says, Chicago politics are nothing compared to what goes on in the nation's capital.