Why the IRS Scandal is a Good Thing For America

As a small government conservative, I don’t have many positive things to say about the IRS. But the agency may have finally actually done some good. Over the last month or so we have watched the unfolding of one of the worst government scandals in the last fifty years, and the IRS has been at the center of all of the malfeasance. The IRS has unequivocally proven what many conservatives have long feared – government bureaucracies cannot be trusted. Anyone observing the unfolding of the scandal Read more […]

Will Benghazi Topple Hillary Clinton?

The inevitability of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 run at the Presidency has taken a hit, thanks in large part to how the public views her role in the Benghazi scandal. According to a recent poll by Quinnipiac University, 48% of respondents lay some blame at her feet for the death of Ambassador Christopher Stevens in the Benghazi attack. Complicating matters further is that the issue doesn’t seem to be fading away anytime soon. Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) seems keen on recalling Secretary Read more […]

Your DNA Belongs to the State: Supreme Court Shreds the Constitution

“The Fourth Amendment forbids searching a person for evidence of a crime when there is no basis for believing the person is guilty of the crime or is in possession of incriminating evidence. That prohibition is categorical and without exception; it lies at the very heart of the Fourth Amendment.” — Justice Scalia The Supreme Court took a hearty swipe at the 4th Amendment, and thanks in large part to the so-called Conservatives on the court, our Bill of Rights may never look the same. In the Read more […]

Michele Bachmann: Liberal Pariah or Conservative Nutjob?

Michele Bachmann, the erstwhile Representative from central Minnesota is retiring – and the news has caused folks across the political spectrum to react in sometimes surprising ways. As she is an outspoken conservative firebrand, there has been the expected crush of liberal hate speech. The conservative establishment is not exactly mourning her retirement either; some are even vigorously applauding it. Michele Bachmann is a darling of the social conservative movement because she does what so Read more […]