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The Agenda Game: Part III – Reframing the Debate, Recasting the Agenda

Wednesday, Jun, 08 at 9:13 pm,

Beverly Eakman – Part II of this series examined how conservatives lost the “turf wars” and became increasingly marginalized in a leftist game of agenda-driven politics. This final segment will show how “new blood” conservatives are moving past the recriminations. They’re working instead to reframe the debate and recast the agenda so that the Left has to regroup.

The Agenda Game: Part II – Finding ‘Conservative Turf’?

Tuesday, Jun, 07 at 2:02 am,

Beverly Eakman – In Part I of this series “Conservatives Lose Ground on Social Issues,” it was established that the Left is eating conservatives’ lunch and throwing back the Leftovers to be picked up in a desperate attempt to sustain public outrage — enough to win at election time.

Now It’s Shortages of Medical Drugs, Hospitals Say

Saturday, Jun, 04 at 1:52 pm,

Beverly K. Eakman – It was reported over the Memorial Day weekend that hospitals are experiencing a shortage of medicines. In researching the many news reports where the story appeared, there is more to it than meets the casual eye…

OBL death means “nuclear hellstorm” vows KSM!

Monday, May, 02 at 1:30 pm,

MAYDAY, 5/1/11, 11:11 PM – U.S. claims of a successful military operation that killed Osama bin Laden (OBL) come on the heels of a story out of Guantanamo Bay, according to which Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (KSM) said that Al-Qaeda is prepared to launch a “nuclear hellstorm” against the United States and United Kingdom in the event that OBL was killed or captured.

What is it about twin girls born day after Obama?

Thursday, Apr, 28 at 1:07 pm,

Today, Barack Obama blinked – releasing birth records he has hired lawyers to prevent the public from seeing, even at the expense of allowing U.S. Army Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin to be court-martialed and sent to prison for having dared ask questions the White House until now has resolutely dismissed with ridicule and disdain.

Protect Our Children from the Feds

Wednesday, Apr, 13 at 9:08 pm,

Donna Garner – Everybody — Please give Rep. Dan Huberty a big round of applause! He has written a brilliantly worded bill that would protect our public school children from the indoctrination of the federal government. This bill simply must pass in this legislative session.

Miller Introduces Legislation to Protect Students in School from Harmful Abuse

Thursday, Apr, 07 at 1:49 pm,

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. George Miller (D-CA), the senior Democrat on the Education and the Workforce Committee, introduced The Keeping All Students Safe Act, bipartisan legislation to prevent schoolchildren from being abused as a result of inappropriate uses of restraint and seclusion, often involving untrained staff.

3/22 Radioactive Questions for Barack Obama

Wednesday, Mar, 23 at 12:42 pm,

HOUSTON, 3/23/11 — The Iconoclast spent the weekend trying to contact officials from an unprecedented and under-reported military exercise. So far they have ignored our interview request, which we accordingly republish:

Obama alters tone, backs Iranian dissidents on Persian New Year

Tuesday, Mar, 22 at 11:09 am,

President Obama has reversed course on his administration’s policy of limiting criticism of Iran’s human rights abuses, speaking out Sunday in support of imprisoned dissidents seeking democracy in the Islamic republic.

Obama reassures Americans that Japan’s radiation won’t reach U.S.

Friday, Mar, 18 at 11:00 am,

Trying to reassure a worried nation, President Barack Obama declared Thursday that “harmful levels” of radiation from the Japanese nuclear disaster are not expected to reach the U.S., even as other officials conceded it could take weeks to bring the crippled nuclear complex under control.

Union equates lavish benefits to black civil rights

Friday, Mar, 18 at 10:15 am,

“Madison is just the beginning!” AFL-CIO chief Richard Trumka told a union rally in Annapolis on Monday. “Like that old song goes, ‘You ain’t seen n-n-n-n-nothing yet!’ “

GOP attempts to block EPA’s climate-change rules

Thursday, Mar, 17 at 10:57 am,

Senate Democrats on Wednesday were scrambling to defeat a GOP attempt to block the Environmental Protection Agency from imposing new climate-change regulations, but their ability to fend off the Republican attack may be waning.

Cities will feel pinch of government’s earmark ban

Wednesday, Mar, 16 at 10:41 am,

WASHINGTON – With escalating pressure to cut government spending, Congress has taken aim at local projects, also known as earmarks. That could hurt communities across the United States secure federal dollars for local colleges, road projects and other priorities.

Obama Skirts Congress On Gun Control

Wednesday, Mar, 16 at 12:20 am,

WASHINGTON — Faced with a Congress hostile to even slight restrictions of Second Amendment rights, the Obama administration is exploring potential changes to gun laws that can be secured strictly through executive action, administration officials say.

Stumbles by Gray disillusion many in D.C.

Monday, Mar, 14 at 10:17 am,

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray has been in office just 2½ months, but his administration already is reeling under allegations that cash payoffs were made during his campaign and that he doled out high-paying city jobs to political friends who were either underqualified or had undisclosed criminal pasts.

King stands by hearing on Islamic radicals

Friday, Mar, 11 at 11:40 am,

Pushing back against a firestorm of criticism, the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee said Thursday his hearings on the radicalization of Muslims in the U.S. shouldn’t be viewed as an assault on any particular faith, but rather an effort to highlight a violent offshoot of Islam that continues to threaten the nation.

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