The US House of Representatives approved an annual defense spending bill early Thursday after rejecting a proposed amendment that would have prevented the United States government from indefinitely detaining American citizens. An amendment introduced in the House on Wednesday this week asked that Congress repeal a controversial provision placed in the National Defense Authorization Act …

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The Obama administration broke its silence Thursday on the case of a U.S. Marine imprisoned in Mexico on gun charges, with a State Department spokeswoman confirming that Secretary of State John Kerry “raised the issue” during meetings this week in Mexico City. Spokeswoman Jen Psaki also said Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi has been visited 11 times …

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Fifty U.S. Senators have sent a signed letter to the NFL urging them to change the name of the Washington Redskins. The senators are all Democrats, including Elizabeth Warren, who claimed to be a Native American while working at Harvard Law School. The letter, addressed to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, cites the recent scandal over …

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This is a commercial for the English version of the Plan B pill. Notice in the commercial the image made of the guy…. Just laying there sleeping without a care in the world. OH but that crying baby…. How horrible.   What are your thoughts on this commercial?  

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A lawyer for a U.S. Marine being held in a Mexican prison on gun charges told Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren Tuesday night that he feels “a little bit stonewalled” by Mexican authorities as he works to fight for his client’s freedom. Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi was arrested by the Mexican military on March 31 after …

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We can spare no expense or hashtags to save some girls in a Country across the world! Yet we can’t make a phone call 1000 miles away to get a Marine from a Mexican jail? Maybe this will help #BringBackOurMarine An audio tape of a 9-1-1 call made by a U.S. Marine mistakenly jailed in Mexico has …

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(The Daily Caller) — Canadian geneticist David Suzuki urged Western governments to lock up politicians who question man-made climate change, telling PBS’ Bill Moyers “our politicians should be thrown in the slammer for willful blindness!” Suzuki appeared on “Moyers and Company” earlier this month to express his abject frustration over politicians, in both Canada and the …

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The following Democratic Members will serve on the Select Committee on Benghazi: • Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Ranking Member, Committee on Oversight & Government Reform • Adam Smith (D-WA), Ranking Member, Armed Services Committee • Adam B. Schiff (D-CA), Committee on Appropriations (Subcommittee on State & Foreign Operations), Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence • Linda …

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Democratic Florida Rep. Joe Garcia — fresh off being caught eating his own earwax on camera — was caught red-handed (or is it yellow-fingered?) in another gaffe this week, claiming that low crime rates in border cities with lots of federal immigration workers is proof that “Communism works.” Garcia made the comment during a Google …

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Yet another reason to oppose Common Core. H/T Weasel Zippers Via Examiner: Last night at St. Anslem’s College in Manchester, opponents and proponents of Common Core got together to debate for the first time. It was a panel made up of 6 people, 3 proponents of Common Core and 3 opponents of it. The proponents …

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We have began the Beta version of The Patriot Nation Social community! You can join by following this Link. You can expect to find features like Friendships Sharing of Photos and content Forums Boards Group Discussions Activity feeds We would also like to have your ideas on what features you might like to see.

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Via Chicago Tribune: The Obama administration has quietly adjusted key provisions of its signature healthcare law to potentially make billions of additional taxpayer dollars available to the insurance industry if companies providing coverage through the Affordable Care Act lose money. The move was buried in hundreds of pages of new regulations issued late last week. …

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Via Breitbart:   At a 60-person Democratic fundraiser Monday night, President Barack Obama told donors that debates over scandals such as Benghazi and Obamacare are pointless. “The debate we’re having now is about what, Benghazi? Obamacare? And it becomes this endless loop. It’s not serious. It’s not speaking to the real concerns that people have,” …

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Via Free Beacon: The White House is refusing to confirm whether President Barack Obama followed up on his pledge to take a five percent pay cut due to sequestration last year. Obama promised last April to take a 5 percent pay cut in “solidarity” with federal employees who were furloughed as a result of the …

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Thailand’s army has declared martial law in a surprise announcement in Bangkok. It was not immediately clear whether a coup d’etat was underway. The move comes after six months of anti-government demonstrations aimed at ousting the government. The army said in a statement that it took the action to “keep peace and order.” According to a …

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