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March 16, 2011
NEWSMAX Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., who along with 53 of her GOP colleagues voted against the three-week stopgap spending measure the House passed Tuesday, says the extent of no votes shows the Republican Party is listening to the American people. Bachmann Tuesday also said that most Americans want Congress to give "the boot to Obamacare"... (more)


March 16, 2011
NEWSMAX Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is one of many Republicans who blame President Barack Obama for higher gasoline prices, saying that's exactly what his energy policy was meant to achieve, Politico reports.... (more)


March 16, 2011
L. BRENT BOZELL III In the public policy conversation today, there is nothing funnier than hearing the leadership of National Public Radio deny there's a liberal bias at play over there. Even when the Daily Caller posted sting video of their top fundraiser Ron Schiller describing America as remarkably under-educated and the Republicans as ruined by racist, gun-toting, phony Christians, NPR's reaction was repeating Sentence One: Who, us, biased?... (more)


March 16, 2011
MICHAEL TANNER For the second time this month, Congress has passed a short-term continuing resolution and avoid a government shutdown. And for the second time, this was accomplished at the cost of dropping a provision that would have prevented the use of government funds to implement Obamacare... (more)


March 16, 2011
ERNEST ISTOOK It's untouchable. That's the treatment Congress is giving to the $23.6 billion being spent right now to implement ObamaCare. This $23.6 billion is the current portion of the $105.5 billion appropriated by the last Congress to fund ObamaCare... (more)


March 15, 2011
LONDON DAILY MAIL The rapid growth of smartphones and electronic tablets is making the internet favourite for people seeking news, a report released today said. News consumption online increased 17 per cent last year from the year before, the project said in its eighth annual State of the News Media survey... (more)


March 15, 2011
REUTERS Calls by President Barack Obama's administration to meet with all sides to discuss making gun laws more effective are politically motivated, the National Rifle Association's top executive said Tuesday. The White House said Monday that the Justice Department is reaching out to "stakeholders on all sides of the issue... (more)


March 15, 2011
FRANK GAFFNEY It is not every day that Congress breaks a major taboo and, in so doing, performs a real service to the nation. Last Thursday, however, was one such day when Rep. Peter King, New York Republican, demonstrated impressive leadership in conducting a four-hour hearing on "extremism" in the American Muslim community... (more)


March 15, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Some of the most far-out anti-gun laws are found on the left coast, but that could change - for privileged politicians. A California state Senate committee will consider a bill next week that grants legislators permission to carry concealed firearms... (more)


March 15, 2011
NEWSMAX Longtime Rep. Joe Barton tells Newsmax that the United States could cut the price of gasoline in half in the long term if the federal government permitted more domestic oil drilling... (more)


March 15, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Administration officials are determined to grab hold of the Internet - for your protection. The latest scheme will be the subject of a Senate Commerce Committee hearing Wednesday on "The State of Online Consumer Privacy"... (more)


March 15, 2011
CNSNEWS.COM Likely Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain supports ending all federal funding to Planned Parenthood, an abortion business that he said was founded to target African Americans and is continuing that mission... (more)


March 15, 2011
HUMAN EVENTS An agency spent $517 million to promote industrial development in impoverished areas, but an official review "could not find any evidence" it had "a significant impact" on poverty, so the government will cut its funding... (more)


March 14, 2011
REP. STEVE KING Agreement is almost universal that the new healthcare law is overcomplicated. And it was made that way on purpose to prevent lawmakers from changing it, says Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa... (more)


March 14, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Two years into its pledge to improve government transparency, the Obama administration handled fewer requests for federal records from citizens, journalists, companies and others last year even as significantly more people asked for information... (more)


March 14, 2011
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST There were some dramatic and silly moments at the congressional hearings on Radical Islam's war against America this past week. Homeland Security Committee Chairman Pete King (R-N.Y.) deserves our thanks for getting the much anticipated probe off the ground; especially given that his life has been threatened as he now has police protection — not at his request... (more)


March 13, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS President Barack Obama is calling for more stringent enforcement of existing gun laws, citing the "awful consequences" of gun violence in American society... (more)


March 13, 2011
CNSNEWS.COM U.S. Representatives Steve King (R.-Iowa) and Michelle Bachmann (R.-Minn.), two of the leading congressional proponents of the Tea Party movement, have taken a pledge and are asking all other House members to join them in it... (more)


March 13, 2011
JOSEPH FARAH In predictable fashion to the growing awareness in Washington that the borrowing-and-spending cycle is no longer sustainable, left-winger Jim Wallis has asked his fellow travelers, few of whom actually attend church or study the Bible, "What would Jesus cut?"... (more)


March 13, 2011
DAVID LIMBAUGH It is amazing that the American people would continue to elect Democratic politicians to national office, considering Democrats' cynical disregard for the federal budget crisis. They aren't even slightly serious about becoming part of the solution. Consider the Senate Democrats' most recent proposal for budget cuts to avert a government shutdown... (more)


March 12, 2011
JOAN SWIRSKY, RA ANALYST It's a funny thing about itches...the more you scratch, the more you itch. This is because scratching floods your system with histamine, which causes -- itching! Oh, you can get rid of the itching with an over-the-counter medication, or go to the doctor for something stronger. But people with chronic itching conditions inevitably start to believe in Hell, and view itching as among the worst punishments on earth... (more)


March 11, 2011
JEFF JACOBY "Our experiment wasn't perfect," said former Governor Mitt Romney, speaking to an audience of New Hampshire Republicans about the Massachusetts health-care overhaul he signed in 2006. "Some things worked; some things didn't. Some things I'd change"... (more)


March 11, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Republicans in the Wisconsin statehouse had enough of Democratic Party antics designed to insulate its union supporter base from the pains of the economic malaise affecting the rest of us. The state Senate voted Wednesday to ban public-sector employees from entering into collective bargaining arrangements... (more)


March 11, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker succeeded Friday in taking away nearly all collective bargaining rights from the vast majority of the state's public employees, quietly capping weeks of contentious debate and delivering an epic defeat to the labor movement with a private bill signing... (more)


March 11, 2011
MICHELLE MALKIN Liberal media outlets did their best in 2009 to boost former Washington State Gov. Gary Locke, President Obama's third pick for the beleaguered Commerce Secretary job, as a "squeaky clean" appointee... (more)