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High Court strikes a blow against congressional gerrymandering (Guest Voice)

In case you missed it — and most Americans did — there was a third significant ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court at the end of June. It received the least media attention, but it may eventually affect more citizens directly than the decisions upholding Obamacare and greenlighting same-sex marriage. The case in question weighed [...]Show More Summary

Entire Tenn county clerk’s office quits over same sex marriage

The employees of the Decatur County clerk’s office in west Tennessee have resigned from their positions. Clerk Gwen Pope and employees Sharon Bell and Mickey Butler all said their resignations was due to the Supreme Court’s decision to allow same-sex marriages. Click here to read the story.

Liberated by grace

WASHINGTON — For those who see religion as primarily an opiate, African-American Christianity offers a riposte. For those who see Christianity itself as a faith that encourages quiescence and conservatism, the tradition of the black church is a sign of contradiction. Over the last few weeks, white Americans who never paid much attention to the [...]Show More Summary

A Patriot’s Story (Guest Voice)

A Patriot’s Story by David Robertson As Americans celebrate the birthday of the USA, it is fitting that we take time to remember the blood, sweat and tears shed by the American colonists who fought in the USA’s war for independence, a.k.a. the American Revolution. With this in mind, I want to introduce The Moderate [...]Show More Summary

Late, Late Night FDL: Anarchy In The U.K.

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain – Anarchy In The U.K. As an Uke afficionado, I’d been following this British High Court case… The Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain (UOGB) has won a High Court ruling against a rival group which it accused of trading off its reputation. The group challenged the German-based United Kingdom...

Black Conservative Calls Out Takei & Asks Him To Apologize For Bigoted Statement

Actor George Takei- a boisterous Hollywood elite- called legal scholar and Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas “a clown in black face.” Uneducated, silly, and racist remarks will get the pass

Rick Perry is the Republican Who Finally Said It

Yesterday, Rick Perry gave a speech on economics to unveil his plan. Perry, of course, created 1.5 million jobs while the rest of the nation lost 400,000. In delivering his speech, Perry did what so many of us have wanted -- someone to point out that our first black President has left the black family worse off. Show More Summary

This Week In Quotes (June 26 – July 1)

Although it has declined over the past few decades, two-thirds of all new HIV/AIDS infections in the U.S. are the result of men having sex with men. Fifty percent of

Vigilance Is Patriotic

My fellow Americans: If you see something, say something — even if it means CAIR will threaten to sue you. Multiple federal agencies and the Department of Defense are on

Pundit’s death marks end of an era for Democrats

Ben Wattenberg died this week at the age of 81. He gave me my first job in Washington, as his research assistant at the American Enterprise Institute, a Washington think

Don’t Give Up On America

As I’ve said, I was very alarmed, though not particularly surprised, by the two Supreme Court decisions last week in which the court’s majority blithely bastardized the English language, the

Greek Economy (Cartoon)

Freedom First!

The Fourth of July we celebrate this weekend heralds a document proclaiming both our nation’s independence and our unwavering commitment to freedom. It’s true, of course, that our nation was

SCOTUS States’ Rights (Cartoon)

Once fined for election law violations, Sid Leiken now wants to be Secretary of State

Lane County Commissioner Sid Leiken sure has a lot of chutzpah. He's spent the last two months "exploring" a run for Governor. The feedback he received? Well, it wasn't good. In his own words: The consistent feedback I received during...Show More Summary

Report: 74 children executed by ISIS for ‘crimes’ that include refusal to fast

I’m running out of things to say about stories like these.  7 children let alone 74 of them being executed for any reason is disgusting and pretty despicable.  Leave it

Video: She Was Face-To-Face With A Huge Great White Shark That Wanted To Eat Her

I’m not a big fan of the ocean in the first place.  If this ever happened to me, I’m pretty sure I would avoid the beach altogether. An astonishing new

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