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June 21, 2011
DAVID LIMBAUGH The left's assault on liberty never rests, so don't ever be sucked into supporting the dangerous idea of a new constitutional convention, even if its stated purposes purport to be limited. Recently, CNN's Fareed Zakaria spoke admiringly of how "Iceland is actually junking its own constitution and starting anew and ... soliciting ideas from all of Iceland's 320,000 citizens, with the help of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube"... (more)


June 21, 2011
PHILL KLINE As Roxie is facing the gallows for the murder of her lover in the musical Chicago, her defense attorney Billy Flynn played by Richard Gere, turns towards her and says: "Roxie, you got nothing to worry about...it's all a circus, kid...you've got to razzle dazzle 'em, give 'em the old flim flam flummox, fool and fracture them -- how can they hear the truth above the roar?"... (more)


June 21, 2011
PAT BUCHANAN "Is our children learning?" as George W. Bush so famously asked. Well, no, they is not learning, especially the history of their country, the school subject at which America's young perform at their worst. On history tests given to 31,000 pupils by the National Assessment of Education Progress, the "Nation's Report Card," most fourth-graders could not identify a picture of Abraham Lincoln or a reason why he was important... (more)


June 20, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS A Dane County circuit judge ruled Monday that Wisconsin's domestic partnership registry does not violate the state's constitutional ban on gay marriage. Judge Daniel Moeser's ruling was a major victory for the state's largest gay rights group, which defended the registry established in 2009 to bestow legal rights to same-sex couples... (more)


June 20, 2011
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST A key leader of the Cold War-era Communist underground in the U.S. has verified the Communist affiliation of a man (Hugh DeLacy) who was a friend of the current CIA Director Leon Panetta... (more)


June 20, 2011
NEWSMAX A federal judge has heard arguments on a request by civil liberties groups to block Georgia's law cracking down on illegal immigration from taking effect until a legal challenge has been resolved. The judge said Monday that he would not make an immediate ruling... (more)


June 20, 2011
CHUCK NORRIS Some of us are old enough even to remember the shocking nature of Barbara Eden showing her navel on "I Dream of Jeanie" in the '60s -- or how the torso-revealing, one-piece bathing suit was considered scanty on "Charlie's Angels" in the '70s. Compare that to today. No one is shocked or surprised today to see several performers on MTV's music-award shows barely clothed and parading like dancers in a strip joint... (more)


June 19, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Cash-strapped state governments have one place they could get $23 billion if they could agree on how to do it: Internet retailers such as Amazon.com. Internet retailers have to collect sales tax only when they sell to customers living in a state where they have a physical presence... (more)


June 19, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS An omission in the Pledge of Allegiance had NBC issuing an on-air apology Sunday during the U.S. Open. The network opened its broadcast with a montage that included children reciting the pledge, but the words "under God" and "indivisible" were omitted... (more)


June 19, 2011
REUTERS Supporters and opponents of gay marriage made 11th-hour appeals Sunday as state lawmakers weighed a vote on making New York the sixth state -- and the most populous -- to legalize same-sex marriage. The measure that would make gay marriage legal, introduced by Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo, is one vote shy of passage in the state Senate... (more)


June 19, 2011
NEWSMAX As he gears up for his re-election battle, President Barack Obama is considering the idea of endorsing same-sex marriage, The New York Times reports. A Democratic strategist told the Times that high-ranking White House officials "are looking at the tactics of how this might be done if the president chose to do it"... (more)


June 19, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Gail McClure isn't just any Republican - she's a Granite State Republican. So, while she's adamant about less federal spending and smaller government, she's not as concerned about the gay marriage or abortion... (more)


June 19, 2011
NEWSMAX Rep. Michele Bachmann says President Barack Obama has a secret plan in which America's elderly would be forced to enroll in Obamacare after Medicare goes bankrupt, reports The New York Times' The Caucus blog... (more)


June 19, 2011
REP. TED POE Standing on the beaches of Normandy, a man found himself silent. Like a scene ripped from the movie Saving Private Ryan, this American GI was overwhelmed with memories... (more)


June 19, 2011
NEWSMAX Presidential hopefuls Mitt Romney and Herman Cain have declined to sign a pledge that calls for White House hopefuls to push for anti-abortion goals if elected president, Politico reports. Five other candidates -- Michele Bachmann, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Tim Pawlenty and Rick Santorum -- have signed the pledge, written by the Susan B. Anthony List... (more)


June 19, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES The White House sent a 38-page report to Congress on Wednesday attempting to explain why the president had the authority to continue military operations against Libya without congressional approval as mandated under the War Powers Resolution. The Obama administration's argument is both legally suspect and politically unfathomable... (more)


June 18, 2011
NEWSMAX Rep. Ron Paul easily won a Republican Leadership Conference straw poll of the party's 2012 presidential contenders on Saturday, but the real surprise was the sudden surge of former Ambassador Jon Huntsman... (more)


June 17, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Removing a potential political distraction ahead of next year's elections, the Obama administration Friday announced an early end to a health care waiver program that has come under fire from congressional Republicans... (more)


June 17, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS The United Nations endorsed the rights of gay, lesbian and transgender people for the first time ever Friday, passing a resolution hailed as historic by the U.S. and other backers and decried by African and Muslim countries... (more)


June 17, 2011
ROBERT KNIGHT When I was a reporter years ago in Ocean City, Md., I learned the hard way that freedom of the press can be expensive. In the dark days of winter, ad revenue was scarce. Both weekly papers lived to a great extent off the city's legal ads... (more)


June 17, 2011
NEWSMAX New polls out Friday show President Barack Obama is beginning to incur serious damage from voters over the weak economy, with a generic Republican presidential opponent defeating him outright for the first time. An unspecified Republican rival would defeat President Obama by 5 points, 44 to 39 percent, according to a Gallup poll released Friday... (more)


June 16, 2011
JEFFREY T. KUHNER President Obama has crossed the Rubicon. He now believes - and acts - as if he is above the law; the Constitution no longer applies to him. This is the real meaning behind the U.S. military intervention in Libya. Mr. Obama is abrogating the linchpin of our democracy: the rule of law... (more)


June 16, 2011
WORLDNETDAILY CIA Director Leon Panetta, President Obama's nominee to serve as secretary of defense, has come under newfound scrutiny for his ties to a pro-Marxist think tank accused of anti-CIA activity. The Institute for Policy Studies, or IPS, has long faced criticism for positions some say attempt to undermine U.S. national security and for its cozy relationship with the Soviet Union during the Cold War... (more)


June 16, 2011
NEW YORK POST Randy Rep. Anthony Weiner has finally decided to step down from his congressional seat, sources told The Post. He has informed House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and other key party leaders of his decision, the sources said. Weiner called Pelosi and Rep. Steve Israel, who heads the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, at the White House picnic last night and told them of his decision, a Democratic Party leadership aide said... (more)


June 16, 2011
NEW YORK POST Divided Senate Republicans came under new pressure to vote on gay marriage yesterday after Democrats unexpectedly pushed the measure through the state Assembly, bringing it one step closer to becoming law... (more)