Congressman: Muslim Brotherhood advising Obama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Outspoken Republican congressman Louie Gohmert is continuing to press for investigation of the Muslim Brotherhood's influence on the federal government, contending in an interview that a probe is more…

How U.N. treaty threatens parents' rights

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="M2NjVjNzp627tyjXS5Zkl2lxfdKRWdCR"] Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, is taking a leading role on two critical issues before the lame-duck Congress, as he successfully passed an amendment he says will more…

Obama seeks new power to raise debt limit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - The Obama administration's opening bid on Thursday in negotiations to avert a year-end fiscal crunch included a demand for new stimulus spending and authority to unilaterally more…

Senate limits detention of U.S. citizens

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) Senators who have battled for more than a year over military detention of U.S. citizens nearly all supported an amendment from Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) Thursday, more…

Army instructor 'overtly negative' to Islam

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) A military college course taught by a decorated Army officer “was overtly negative with respect to Islam” and used “extreme” hypothetical situations to discuss war options, says a Pentagon report more…

Christians left out of Egypt's constitution

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) CAIRO -- Islamists approved a draft constitution for Egypt early Friday without the participation of liberal and Christian members, seeking to pre-empt a court ruling that more…

Supreme Court weighs 'gay' marriage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The running fight over gay marriage is shifting from the ballot box to the Supreme Court. Three weeks after voters backed same-sex marriage in three states more…

Feds shut down 100-year-old oyster company

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar told a popular oyster farm at Drakes Bay on Thursday to pack up and leave, effectively ending more than a century of more…

McConnell 'burst into laughter' over Obama's plan

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Weekly Standard) Mitch McConnell, the Senate Republican leader, says he “burst into laughter” Thursday when Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner outlined the administration proposal for averting the fiscal cliff. more…