Brian H. Darling writes the "Legislative Lowdown" column for Human Events. Follow him at Twitter: brianhdarling
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  • Cut, Cap and Balance 2013

    The House Republican Study Committee has put out a budget for Fiscal Year 2013 as a supplement to the Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) budget.

  • Deficits do matter

    America is at a crossroads where politicians need to keep taxes low while taking an axe to the waste.

  • President Obama hates American conservatism

    On March 12, President Obama blamed high gas prices on “speculation about possible war in the Middle East” and “loose talk about war.”

  • Conservatives stalk Congress

    Now there are new factions in the House and Senate: the small Tea Party Caucuses, led in the House by Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) and in the Senate by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.).

  • The timid party

    Conservatives have been fighting a long and lonely fight for balancing the federal budget without raising the tax burden on the American people.

  • The Obama budget — dead on arrival

    The president’s budget is merely a campaign document.

  • Are earmarks returning?

    What’s on the agenda for Washington this week…

  • Obama presidency on life support

    Last week, a poll indicated that President Obama have to pack his bags for the unemployment line.

  • Filibuster Obama

    President Obama kicked off the New Year with four unconstitutional appointments.

  • Guns & Patriots Podcast Episode 33

    G&P editor Neil W. McCabe , who went to 2012 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, here gives his look back to Brian H. Darling, the author of Human Events “Legislative Lowdown” column and a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation. | Read More »

  • President Obama’s job-killing environmental extremism

    The job-creating Keystone XL pipeline isn’t going to happen, thanks to President Barack Obama.

  • Liberal hate speech increasing

    Even the President has referred to Republicans as “hostage takers.”

  • Obama’s unconstitutional power grab

    The President has ignored the clear words of the Constitution.

  • Guns & Patriots Podcast Episode 30

    Bring in the New Year with Heritage Senior Fellow Brian H. Darling and Neil W. McCabe, the editor of the G&P, as they size up gun right credentials of the GOP presidential candidates and preview the upcoming battles on Capitol Hill and and discuss two-time MOH recipient Thomas W. Custer, the other Custer, in this week’s Medal of Honor Roll Call.

  • Darling on NRA News: 2011 Has Been the Year of Crisis

    Brian Darling: Fast & Furious, Payroll Tax Laws & More Brian Darling, senior fellow in government studies at the Heritage Foundation, joins John Popp and Cameron Gray to discuss President Obama’s proposed extension of the payroll tax reduction. The legislation | Read More »

  • A Happy New Year for Conservatism

    Expect conservatives to play defense in 2012 in order to protect America’s citizens from an ever-expanding federal government and President Obama’s job-killing ideas.

  • Guns & Patriots Podcast Episode 28

    Editor Neil W. McCabe and Brian H. Darling, Senior Fellow at the Heritage Foundation discuss the developments on Capitol Hill. Neil also interviews Robert J. Laplander about Medal of Honor Marines presented the medal for combat in Korea in 1871. | Read More »

  • Lawmakers Deserve Lumps of Coal

    What’s wrong with Congress?

  • Obama Frolicking in Hawaii While Economy Burns

    Meanwhile Americans face a Christmas crippled by the jobs crisis.

  • Guns & Patriots Podcast Episode 26

    Editor Neil W. McCabe and Brian H. Darling, a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation discuss the Darling column for the UK Daily Mail, which was pulled from its website because it was too dangerous! Also, Neil speaks to Steve Russell, who led the task force that hunted down Saddam, and historian Robert J. Laplander highlights a remarkable hero in his Medal of Honor Roll Call.