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June 10, 2011
JOSEPH FARAH — There's a new movement afoot within well-intentioned but misguided conservative circles calling for a compromise on raising the debt limit. It's sponsored by good groups such as 60 Plus, Citizens Against Government Waste, Let Freedom Ring, the Club for Growth and the Family Research Council... (more)


June 9, 2011
TREVOR LOUDON — New research from writers and researchers Trevor Loudon and Cliff Kincaid shows that Leon Panetta, the CIA director being considered on Thursday for the position of Secretary of Defense, had a previously undisclosed personal and friendly relationship with Hugh DeLacy, a prominent member of the Communist Party USA... (more)


June 9, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES — Alabama's governor on Thursday signed a tough new illegal immigration crackdown that contains provisions requiring public schools to determine students' immigration status and making it a crime to knowingly give an illegal immigrant a ride... (more)


June 8, 2011
JOHN HAYWARD — "We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion," wrote John Adams. "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other"... (more)


June 8, 2011
ROBERT KNIGHT — According to the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual IV, New York Rep. Anthony D. Weiner needs some time on the couch, preferably at $300 an hour or whatever psychiatrists charge in his Long Island district... (more)


June 8, 2011
NEWSMAX — Just 24 percent of likely voters agree with President Barack Obama's political views, a number identical to those of House Republicans and Democrats, a new Rasmussen Reports poll shows. The president's numbers are the worst since last August... (more)


June 8, 2011
REUTERS — An idea once confined to the fringe of the Republican party is seeping into its mainstream -- that a brief U.S. default might be an acceptable price to pay if it forces the White House to deal with runaway spending... (more)


June 8, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES — Sarah Palin's impromptu, slightly rambling statement about Paul Revere last week set off volleys of verbal musket fire from her many left-wing critics in the media... (more)


June 8, 2011
TERENCE P. JEFFREY — When Elena Kagan became solicitor general of the United States in March 2009, she applied a high standard in recusing herself from her job as the administration's top advocate in federal court disputes. This standard was exemplified by the case of Horne v. Flores... (more)


June 8, 2011
WORLDNETDAILY — The online image of a Hawaiian "Certificate of Live Birth" was trumpeted by the White House when it was released on April 27 as "proof positive" that Barack Obama was born in Hawaii. Now an expert in typefaces and typography says it sure was "proof," but not of what the White House would have wanted... (more)


June 8, 2011
MICHELLE MALKIN — Official motto of the White House economic team: Those who can, do. Those who can't, fantasize in the classroom, fail in Washington, and then return to the Ivy Tower to train the next generation of egghead economic saboteurs. Life is good for left-wing academics. Everyone else pays dearly... (more)


June 7, 2011
YNETNEWS — The Iranian regime is closer than ever before to creating a nuclear bomb, according to RAND Corporation researcher Gregory S. Jones. At its current rate of uranium enrichment, Tehran could have enough for its first bomb within eight weeks, Jones said in a report published this week... (more)


June 7, 2011
NEWSMAX — Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin are taking the Republican presidential race by storm -- even though neither has formally announced they will run... (more)


June 7, 2011
WORLDNETDAILY — The recently released immigration file for Barack Obama Sr. indicates the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service had doubts he and Obama's mother were married. While Ann Dunham may have sought Obama Sr. as her husband and the father of her child, the record suggests the two never lived together as a married couple... (more)


June 7, 2011
THOMAS SOWELL — Two unrelated news stories on the same day show the contrast between government decisions and private decisions. Under the headline "Foreclosed Homes Sell at Big Discounts," USA Today reported that banks were selling the homes they foreclosed on, at discounts of 38 percent in Tennessee to 41 percent in Illinois and Ohio... (more)


June 6, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES — Former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania officially began his 2012 presidential race Monday, carrying with him a strong record as a social conservative and a message of fiscal restraint that he hopes to ride into the White House... (more)


June 6, 2011
MARKETWATCH — Once provisions of the Affordable Care Act start to kick in during 2014, at least three of every 10 employers will probably stop offering health coverage, a survey released Monday shows... (more)


June 6, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES — The California state Senate voted 28-8 Wednesday to exempt itself from the pointless gun-control laws that apply to the rest of the populace. Legislators apparently think they alone are worthy to pack heat on the streets for personal protection, and the masses ought to wait until the police arrive... (more)


June 6, 2011
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST — Not too long ago, a congressional staffer made the argument in a private meeting that in America as a democracy, the majority must always rule no matter what. If 51 percent of the people want Shariah (Islamic) law in this country, he argued, then we should have Shariah law nationwide... (more)


June 6, 2011
SCOTT HYLAND — As I sit on my back porch and enjoy the cool breeze on this humid Sunday morning, I am reminded of the great sacrifices made by the men and women of the 1944 invasion of Normandy. Today, the air that we breathe is free, but we must never forget the great price that was paid for the current liberties we enjoy. Our freedom was not purchased with the currency of gold or silver, but with the most precious commodity known to man -- human life... (more)


June 6, 2011
RAMESH PONNURU — If President Obama had failed to get his massive health-care overhaul through Congress, Mitt Romney would today be a strong frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination. Some conservatives and libertarians would continue to object to the health-care plan he shepherded through the legislature in 2006, when he was governor of Massachusetts... (more)


June 6, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS — Israel's prime minister says attempts by pro-Palestinian protesters to breach the Israeli frontier show that Israel's very existence is at the center of the Mideast conflict. Benjamin Netanyahu says the protesters are not interested in a state alongside Israel. "The argument is over the fact of the establishment of the state of Israel," he told reporters... (more)


June 5, 2011
MARK KRIKORIAN — Imagine a court system in which defendants routinely fail to show up and suffer no consequences. Where orders issued by the courts are routinely ignored. Where deceptive statistics are reported to Congress. You'd call that a crisis, wouldn't you? But it's just another day in the life of America's immigration courts... (more)


June 4, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES — Crossing party lines to deliver a stunning rebuke to the commander in chief, the vast majority of the House voted Friday for resolutions telling President Obama he has broken the constitutional chain of authority by committing U.S. troops to the international military mission in Libya... (more)


June 4, 2011
THIRD AGE — Timothy Geithner warns that if the U.S. doesn't raise the debt ceiling, it will fail to meet its financial obligations for the first time in history. The Treasury Secretary has written numerous letters to congress explaining that measures need to be taken to protect the full faith and credit of the United States, the Washington Post reports... (more)