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May 13, 2011
FOX NEWS When liberal investor George Soros gave $1.8 million to National Public Radio, it became part of the firestorm of controversy that jeopardized NPR's federal funding. But that gift only hints at the widespread influence the controversial billionaire has on the mainstream media... (more)


May 13, 2011
MICHELLE MALKIN If you listen to the passengers and crew who flew on American Airlines Flight 1561 last weekend, there's no doubt about what happened on their harrowing trip: A Yemeni man shrieking "Allahu akbar!" at the top of his lungs more than 30 times rushed the cockpit door twice intending to take down the plane and kill everyone on board... (more)


May 13, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS The more Republicans get to know their potential White House candidates, the less happy they are with their choices. It's not that they dislike the individual candidates. They just give them a collective shrug as possible opponents for President Barack Obama... (more)


May 13, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Republican Mitt Romney outlined a national health care plan Thursday that would empower states to decide coverage rules, spelling out differences with President Barack Obama's overhaul but refusing to renounce his own Massachusetts law that was a precursor to Obama's... (more)


May 13, 2011
JEROME R. CORSI A growing list of apparent anomalies in the Obama long-form birth certificate released by the White House continues to fuel suspicion that the document is a crude, computer-generated forgery. The Hawaii Department of Health and the White House have insisted that the document made public April 27 after nearly three years of public demand is genuine... (more)


May 13, 2011
CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER Constructive and civil debate -- like the one Obama initiated just four weeks ago on deficit reduction? The speech in which he accused the Republicans of abandoning families of autistic and Down syndrome kids? The debate in which Obama's secretary of health and human services said that the Republican plan would make old folks "die sooner"?... (more)


May 12, 2011
NEWSMAX Invoking a provision of tax law that has rarely been enforced, the Internal Revenue Service is moving on big political contributors who could owe millions of dollars in contributions to nonprofit advocacy groups playing an increasing role in American politics, The New York Times reports... (more)


May 12, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS House Republicans controlling the Transportation Security Administration's purse strings are moving to cut off new funding for those advanced airport scanners that have sparked outrage over their revealing images of travelers' bodies... (more)


May 12, 2011
NEWSMAX The killing of Osama bin Laden is a great feat for the U.S. Navy SEALs, but its overcall significance is being "overblown" and it certainly won't end the war on terror, retired Brig. Gen. Albin Irzyk told Newsmax.TV... (more)


May 12, 2011
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST Hussain Al-Hussaini's comments to his therapist suggest there is much he knows about the Oklahoma City bombing that he has not revealed to the authorities -- and about which the FBI has avoided asking him... (more)


May 12, 2011
REUTERS Republicans planned sharp cuts to foreign aid and education on Wednesday, while Democrats weighed a tax hike on millionaires, highlighting the yawning divide between the two parties in the budget debate... (more)


May 11, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS President Obama's decision to withhold the visual evidence of Osama bin Laden's death has created a fundamental disagreement between the White House and one of the largest journalism organizations in the world. "This information is important for the historical record," said Michael Oreskes, senior managing editor at The Associated Press... (more)


May 11, 2011
JOSEPH FARAH It was about three weeks ago that Jerome Corsi, author of "Where's the Birth Certificate? The Case That Barack Obama Is Not Eligible to Be President," called me with some disturbing news... (more)


May 11, 2011
AUDREY HUDSON House Republicans on Wednesday voted to cut bureaucratic red tape they say has slowed oil production in the Gulf to a trickle and is contributing to the high price of gasoline at the pumps... (more)


May 11, 2011
NATIONAL REVIEW Three Senate Democrats angry about the high price of gasoline propose to raise taxes on the firms that produce it. No, it does not make any sense to us, either. For Democrats, expensive gas is just the price of scoring a moral victory over Big Oil, and American consumers will be expected to pay any price and bear any burden that Harry Reid & Co. inflict upon them... (more)


May 11, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Liberals around town are freaked out because House Speaker John Boehner, Ohio Republican, told Wall Street leaders Monday that a hike in the debt ceiling would have to be accompanied by government spending cuts that exceed the amount of extra debt... (more)


May 11, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Too often, it seems city officials in Washington would like to forget they must operate under the Constitution. The District has gone out of its way to deny residents any meaningful ability to protect themselves at home with a firearm, prompting the Second Amendment Foundation to file a lawsuit on Tuesday to allow gun purchases in the nation's capital... (more)


May 11, 2011
LOS ANGELES TIMES Reporting from Washington -- Now, it's official. Newt Gingrich, a former Georgia congressman who became the first Republican speaker of the House in decades in 1995, announced Wednesday afternoon his candidacy for president in 2012... (more)


May 11, 2011
AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Under pressure from more than five dozen House lawmakers, the Navy late Tuesday abruptly reversed its decision that would have allowed chaplains to perform same-sex unions if the Pentagon decides to recognize openly gay military service later this year... (more)


May 10, 2011
JOAN SWIRSKY, RA ANALYST The cartoonist Fuller depicts the billionaire builder Donald Trump dressed in a circus-master's outfit and holding in one hand a red, white, and blue megaphone and in the other hand a hoop blazing with a fire that says Birth Certificate Question, through which a terrified and desperate Obama is leaping... (more)


May 10, 2011
THOMAS SOWELL One of the sad and dangerous signs of our times is how many people are enthralled by words, without bothering to look at the realities behind those words. One of those words that many people seldom look behind is "education." But education can cover anything from courses on nuclear physics to courses on baton twirling... (more)


May 10, 2011
NEWSMAX More than half of Republicans -- 52 percent -- say there should be a third political party, a new Gallup Poll says. The poll, released Monday, also found that 33 percent of Democrats want a third party. Gallup said it's the first time its polls have found a significantly larger number of Republicans than Democrats favoring a third party... (more)


May 10, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Democrats are trying once again to advance legislation that would give some young illegal immigrants a chance to live legally in the United States. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois plans to file a new DREAM Act bill on Wednesday. In the House, Rep. Howard Berman of California plans to file similar legislation... (more)


May 10, 2011
NEWSMAX Three federal appeals court judges -- including two appointed by President Barack Obama -- will consider a challenge to a provision in the president's new healthcare law that requires most Americans to get insurance... (more)


May 10, 2011
NEWSMAX Many Republican pundits have said during the past week that the jump in President Barack Obama's approval ratings after the killing of Osama bin Laden is unlikely to last. American voters apparently feel the same way, according to a new poll from The Hill... (more)