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National Review senior editor and writer Jay Nordlinger is refusing to stop using the racial slur “wetback,” telling his critics to “get a frickin’ life.”

Watch Ben Bernanke explain the perils of the “fiscal cliff.”

Flashback: Ed Gillespie — now famous for claiming that Mitt Romney “retroactively retired” from Bain Capital — pressured John Kerry to release more of his tax returns in 2004.

Rush Limbaugh is convinced that the new Batman movie is actually an anti-Romney conspiracy.

Republican lawmakers are now trying to block funding for an effort to reduce black lung.

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Sen. Ted Cruz

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) opted to appear at the National Rifle Association convention in Houston, Texas on Friday after multiple Republican lawmakers backed out of making public appearances in wake of the Uvalde school shooting.

Now, Cruz is facing deep scrutiny not only for attending the conference but also for his remarks praising firearms. During the convention, Cruz also offered a number of reasons he believes are to blame for the shooting other than guns.

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A Georgia gun manufacturer is facing scrutiny for its disturbing ad shared just days prior to the mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.

According to HuffPost, on May 16, Daniel Defense —a firearm company that manufactures AR-15-style semi-automatic rifles like the one Salvador Ramos, the 18-year-old shooter who fatally shot two teachers and 19 students— posted an image of a young child holding an assault rifle.

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