Former slave tells true tale of Underground Railroad

by The editors of Leben -- When reading Fergus Bordewich's account of Rev. John Rankins' role in the Underground Railroad, it sparked a memory of another account from the "Slave Narrative Collection." The "Narratives" more…

Americans reach out to 'Innocence' filmmaker

by Bob Unruh -- A cross-section of Americans reached out Thursday to Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, the maker of the online movie trailer "Innocence of Muslims," which was blamed by top Obama officials more…

Popular 'fact-checker' misleads public on Obamacare

by Aaron Klein -- As Democrats and Republicans feud over the funding of Obamacare, a widely published PolitiFact article claims it is a "myth" that President Obama's health-care law contains rationing and more…

Governments stealing from bank accounts

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The questionable practice of "bail-ins" begun by Cyprus a year ago to keep banks solvent is beginning to spread to other nations, and holders of large more…

More colleges suppress Constitution

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Modesto Junior College in California made headlines only days ago when a video surfaced showing officials telling a student he could not pass out copies of the United more…

Like Ted Cruz? These people don't!

by Bob Unruh -- [ooyala code="g1M3IyZjrL3iDrMnr3f9ZPGXNyi3jXGx" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Pundits, politicos and media personalities jumped on the bash-Ted Cruz bandwagon Thursday even as the American public faced the imminent arrival of Obamacare and its more…

GOP demands 1-year delay in Obamacare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) WASHINGTON — House Republican leaders shifted the budget battle on Thursday to a potentially more consequential fight over raising the government’s borrowing limit, rolling out more…

Democrat senator backs Obamacare-mandate delay

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) Senator Joe Manchin, a West Virginia Democrat, talks with reporters and editors during a Bloomberg Government breakfast in Washington. Photographer: Julia Schmalz/Bloomberg U.S. Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia broke ranks more…

GOP lawmaker: Cruz is 'false leader'

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – The Texan was too diplomatic to address the New Yorker's attacks directly – even after his Republican colleague called him a "false leader." A soft-spoken Sen. Ted more…

Why is Ted Cruz quoting Rush Limbaugh's dad?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON – Among the documents Sen. Ted Cruz read during his marathon in the U.S. Senate this week was a speech written and delivered decades ago by Rush more…