Articles by: Bob Adelmann

New Polls Show Liz Cheney in Deeper Trouble Than Ever

New Polls Show Liz Cheney in Deeper Trouble Than Ever

on August 3, 2021, 6:51 AM / in State News

Two new polls show that Representative Liz Cheney’s mask has been removed and her cover as a conservative Republican is blown: in polling data provided to the Washington Examiner on Friday, over three-quarters of Wyoming Republicans said they will not vote for her in next year’s primary. In another poll released last week by McLaughlin & Associates, more than half of those polled describe her as […]

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Appeals Court: Colorado Can Both Compel and Prohibit Speech

Appeals Court: Colorado Can Both Compel and Prohibit Speech

on July 29, 2021, 6:19 AM / in State News

A three-member panel of Colorado’s 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 on Monday that Lorie Smith, a Denver website developer, cannot refuse to create websites celebrating same-sex marriages. The panel also ruled that she cannot express her religious beliefs in explaining why she won’t. Smith is being assisted by the public-interest law firm Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), and ADF’s Senior Counsel […]

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Michigan Legislators Expected to Repeal Law Whitmer Used to Justify COVID Lockdowns

Michigan Legislators Expected to Repeal Law Whitmer Used to Justify COVID Lockdowns

on July 16, 2021, 6:53 AM / in State News

Under orders by Michigan’s Supreme Court, the Board of State Canvassers on Tuesday voted to allow a petition to be presented to the state’s legislature for consideration and likely passage into law. What’s unique is that the Michigan Supreme Court has already ruled that the 1945 law — the Emergency Powers of Governor Act, or EPGA — is unconstitutional. But, as one […]

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Biden’s ATF Nominee David Chipman to Ban All “Assault-type” Weapons

Biden’s ATF Nominee David Chipman to Ban All “Assault-type” Weapons

on May 28, 2021, 7:52 AM / in National News

Joe Biden’s ATF pick, David Chipman, wants to ban the AR-15 rifle. “With respect to the AR-15, I support a ban,” he said during a Senate confirmation hearing on Monday. Chipman disingenuously compared the automatic AR-15 he used during his time on the ATF S.W.A.T. to the semi-automatic AR sold in stores across the country. And speaking of Chipman, he’s […]

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The Fed Lies. Inflation Is Here and It’s Going to Get Worse, Not Better

The Fed Lies. Inflation Is Here and It’s Going to Get Worse, Not Better

on May 11, 2021, 6:46 AM / in Opinion

In its Beige Book, a summary of the U.S. economy published eight times a year and largely based on anecdotal evidence, the Federal Reserve claims that recent price increases are “partly attributed to ongoing supply chain disruptions, temporarily exacerbated in some cases by winter weather events.” Its authors are lying. According to the St. Louis Federal Reserve and its measure […]

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Iowa the 19th State to Push Back Against Biden Gun Control

on April 6, 2021, 6:38 AM / in State News

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed into law on Good Friday the latest manifestation of the pushback against federal tyranny taking place across the land. The instant issue is “constitutional carry” — the freedom to enjoy a right without first being required to obtain governmental permission to do so — but the larger issue is this: People belonging to the Country Class are […]

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Texas AG: States Must Provide “Counterweight” to Biden’s Unconstitutional Edicts

Texas AG: States Must Provide “Counterweight” to Biden’s Unconstitutional Edicts

on March 16, 2021, 7:27 AM / in State News

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, one of the most active of the states’ attorneys general in resisting the unconstitutional overreach of the Biden administration, wrote on Saturday that he needed help. Although he has filed numerous lawsuits, with more promised, he can’t do it alone: It is … up to the states to save this country from President Biden’s liberal and illegal […]

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20 State AGs Threaten Legal Action if H.R. 1 passes

on March 9, 2021, 7:21 AM / in National News

ndiana Attorney General Todd Rokita drafted a letter decrying the attempted congressional overreach into state election laws represented by H.R. 1, the so-called For the People Act of 2021. After obtaining the signatures of 19 other states’ attorney generals last Wednesday, he sent the letter to Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the House, and Chuck Schumer, the Majority Leader of the […]

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Trump’s Attorneys Shred Democrats’ Impeachment Claims

Trump’s Attorneys Shred Democrats’ Impeachment Claims

on February 4, 2021, 6:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

It took President Trump’s attorneys just 14 pages to refute, rebut, and obliterate the House Democrats’ 80-page article of impeachment. They made short shrift of the implicit argument that the effort to impeach the former president was somehow valid: The Constitution provides that the House of Representatives “shall have the sole Power of Impeachment” and that the President “shall be removed from […]

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Will Democrats Turn America Into Venezuela?

Will Democrats Turn America Into Venezuela?

on January 31, 2021, 6:44 AM / in Opinion

The New York Times wrote in November that Marxist dictator Nicolas Maduro “has left the shrinking Venezuelan economy comparable to that of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.… The country now has the highest poverty rate in Latin America, overtaking Haiti this year.” It took just 10 years to accomplish the feat: “Just a decade ago [Venezuela] rivaled the United States for […]

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Voter Remorse: Unions Complaining About Biden Canceling Keystone XL Pipeline

Voter Remorse: Unions Complaining About Biden Canceling Keystone XL Pipeline

on January 27, 2021, 6:18 AM / in National News

Unions that supported Joe Biden are having serious second thoughts. Back on September 7, Terry O’Sullivan, president of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA), couldn’t say enough nice things about the Democrat Party’s candidate for president: After discussions with our leaders and members, the General Executive Board of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) unanimously, enthusiastically, and proudly […]

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Passage of Prop 22 Sets Tone for National Gig Economy

Passage of Prop 22 Sets Tone for National Gig Economy

on November 6, 2020, 7:26 AM / in State News

When Kim Kavin, co-founder of Fight for Freelancers, learned that California voters passed Proposition 22 overwhelmingly on Tuesday, she was delighted: “Everybody is celebrating today.… We are just thrilled about this one result.” But her organization is located in New Jersey, on the opposite side of the country from California. And Proposition 22 is just simply another “carve-out” — one of […]

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California Pastor Sues County After Being Fined $220K for Holding Services

California Pastor Sues County After Being Fined $220K for Holding Services

on October 13, 2020, 8:07 AM / in Opinion, State News

When Pastor Mike McClure of San Jose’s Calvary Chapel agreed to open his church on Pentecost Sunday (May 31), he joined with more than 3,000 other churches defying California Governor Gavin Newsom’s shutdown orders. He said, “We’re called to be together. Man doesn’t have the right to close the doors. God doesn’t want us to isolate ourselves. All of us need to […]

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Michigan Supreme Court Slaps Down Governor’s Mandates; Whitmer Says They Will Continue Regardless

Michigan Supreme Court Slaps Down Governor’s Mandates; Whitmer Says They Will Continue Regardless

on October 6, 2020, 8:01 AM / in State News

The majority opinion of the Michigan Supreme Court released on Friday said it best: “The sheer magnitude of the authority in dispute, as well as its concentration in a single individual [Michigan’s Governor Gretchen Whitmer], simply cannot be sustained within our constitutional system of separated powers.” Her sheer audacity was expressed by the governor in response: Today’s Supreme Court ruling … […]

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Report: Manufacturing, Service Sectors Expanding

Report: Manufacturing, Service Sectors Expanding

on October 6, 2020, 7:58 AM / in National News

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reports that the economy is continuing its remarkable and robust recovery from the COVID-inspired and government-mandated shutdown. ISM is the world’s oldest and largest supply-management association and has been tracking world economies for more than 100 years. According to Timothy Fiore, chair of ISM’s manufacturing survey committee, economic activity in the manufacturing sector “grew in September, […]

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Senate Committee Report Confirms Hunter Biden Used Dad’s Connections to Make Millions

Senate Committee Report Confirms Hunter Biden Used Dad’s Connections to Make Millions

on September 24, 2020, 5:57 AM / in International News

The long-delayed and greatly anticipated report on Hunter Biden’s history of corruption in Ukraine was finally released on Wednesday. A majority of Americans knew he benefited from the Biden name, but few knew the real extent of the corruption and its cover-up by the Obama administration until now. The chairs of the report, Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Ron […]

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Trump to Name Woman to Replace Justice Ginsburg; Expect Contentious Confirmation Hearing

Trump to Name Woman to Replace Justice Ginsburg; Expect Contentious Confirmation Hearing

on September 22, 2020, 9:56 AM / in National News, Opinion

At a rally in North Carolina on Friday night President Trump promised that he would nominate a woman to fill the vacancy left on the Supreme Court with the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: “I will put forward a nominee next week. It will be a woman … a very talented, a very brilliant woman. Who I haven’t chosen yet, but […]

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California Megachurch Sues State Over COVID Mandates

California Megachurch Sues State Over COVID Mandates

on August 16, 2020, 6:18 AM / in State News

Within days of opening his church to worship services in July, Pastor John MacArthur of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, received a “cease and desist” order from Los Angeles County. The order started off gently: “The County requests that you immediately cease holding indoor worship services or other indoor gatherings, and adhere to the Health Officer Order directives governing activities […]

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Biden Campaign Announces Ad Buy Targeted to Black Voters

Biden Campaign Announces Ad Buy Targeted to Black Voters

on August 7, 2020, 7:05 AM / in National News

In announcing its multi-million dollar ad buy on Wednesday, the Biden campaign let the Associated Press see an advance copy of its ad titled “Better America” targeted specifically to black voters. The AP quoted part of the one-minute ad: We must choose to fight for that better America. And just like our ancestors who stood up to the violent racists […]

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Homebuilders’ Housing Market Index Surge Shows Recovery More Than Just Homes

Homebuilders’ Housing Market Index Surge Shows Recovery More Than Just Homes

on July 17, 2020, 6:50 AM / in National News

The astonishing rebound in the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) implies much more than just a rebound in residential housing. It also reflects a positive impact on the overall economy and likely the election as well. In April the HMI stood at 30 (50 is neutral; below is contracting, above is expanding), the lowest level seen since June 2012, […]

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