Surprise! Former Gitmo Detainees Flocking Back to Terrorism!

New statistics show 196 former Guantanamo detainees are suspected or confirmed to have returned to insurgent or terrorist activities, a report released Thursday by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence confirms. The percent of those suspected in re-engaging with militants, since statistics were last released in March, rose to 12.1 percent, — a 1.4 percent increase — while the percent of confirmed recidivists remained level at 17.9 percent. Since 2009, a total of 653 detainees Read more […]

5 Republicans Who Won by Being Conservative

Lost in the recent narrative of an overwhelming GOP win was the manner in which several of those candidates won. Sam Brownback was in a tough spot heading into Election Day with underwhelming poll numbers after enacting some of the most conservative tax reforms in recent history and promising to continue the trend. He won. Governor Rick Snyder has governed Michigan as a conservative and just won reelection in a convincing manner… Three other newly elected Governors won even though they ran as fiscal Read more […]

Major Union Endorses Liberal “Independent” Candidate in Kansas Senate Race

The AFL-CIO is endorsing independent Senate candidate Greg Orman against Kansas Republican Sen. Pat Roberts, National Journal reported. The major national labor union hopes to give Orman a last-minute boost in his race against Roberts. While Orman is running in the conservative state as an independent who will caucus with whichever party is in the majority — which has kept him from getting some Democratic money — OpenSecrets.org reports the AFL-CIO has given $5,981,441 to liberals and Read more […]