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August 28, 2012
SBA LIST On August 28, 2012 the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) announced the launch of a $150,000 television ad campaign across Missouri highlighting President Obama's extreme record on abortion and featuring abortion survivor Melissa Ohden. Missouri has recently been at the center of the conversation on abortion... (more)


August 27, 2012
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST Vice President Joe Biden had planned to show up at the Republican National Convention so as to steal some of the GOP's thunder in Tampa. But we're told the threat of Hurricane Isaac convinced him to scrap the venture... (more)


August 27, 2012
CLIFF KINCAID The big news is that the Republican Convention in Tampa has been delayed because of Tropical Storm Isaac. Perhaps this is an opportunity for the GOP to think twice about nominating Mitt Romney for the Republican presidential nomination... (more)


August 27, 2012
ALAN KEYES "I know that Romney's bad. But first we get Obama out. Then we'll hold Romney's feet to the fire." That's one of the most common things I hear from self-blinkered GOP partisans hacking for the artificially-engineered Romney nomination. They angrily pretend that rank and file conservatives have no choice but to obey the "eyes wide shut" command emanating from the GOP's elitist faction party bosses... (more)


August 26, 2012
PAT BUCHANAN Whittaker Chambers said that "the great failing of American conservatives is they do not retrieve their wounded." He had it right, as Todd Akin can testify. In an interview that aired last Sunday, Akin, the Republican candidate for Senate in Missouri, was asked whether he opposed abortions for women who had been raped... (more)


August 26, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES Top Republicans are fighting one another over what one party leader called "one of the biggest power grabs" in the party's history. Senior GOP officials are accusing the Romney campaign's chief attorney, Ben Ginsberg, of pushing through a rules change for delegate selection that would give Mitt Romney enormous power over the primary process should he win the White House and seek re-election in 2016... (more)


August 26, 2012
NEWSMAX Republican National Committee officials are releasing a three-day schedule for the party's national convention, shortened because of Tropical Storm Isaac. Party officials said presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be nominated Tuesday, as will vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan... (more)


August 26, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES Even as they gear up their party convention in Tampa, top Republicans still were forced to spend much of Sunday repudiating the "legitimate rape" comments made by Rep. W. Todd Akin of Missouri and reiterating their calls for the U.S. Senate hopeful to quit the race... (more)


August 26, 2012
ASSOCIATED PRESS Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist says he's backing Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential race. The former Republican made the announcement in an op-ed piece published in Sunday's Tampa Bay Times. The endorsement came as Republicans are gathering in the Tampa Bay area for the GOP convention... (more)


August 26, 2012
FOX NEWS Former GOP presidential candidates Michele Bachmann and Herman Cain led hundreds of Tea Party activists Sunday in asserting the conservative movement's presence before the official start of the Republican National Convention... (more)


August 26, 2012
NEWSMAX Sarah Palin said history could repeat itself and a third party could be created if Republicans don't adhere to their principles, Fox News reported. When asked on Fox News if she would consider creating a third party, the former Alaska governor and 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee said, "If history is an indication it is a possibility... (more)


August 26, 2012
NEWSMAX Speaking on the eve of the Republican National Convention, Ron Paul rallied thousands of supporters at the University of South Florida's Sun Dome assuring them that his libertarian revolution is far from over. "Let me tell you, I was a little afraid to come down here," Paul said. "I wasn't afraid of Hurricane Isaac... (more)


August 26, 2012
ANDREW C. MCCARTHY I'm a big fan of the 1 percent. No, not the dastardly 1 percent of Occupy Wall Street myth; I'm partial, instead, to the 1 percent of Congress that takes seriously the threat of Islamic-supremacist influence operations against our government... (more)


August 25, 2012
STAR PARKER Republican Party operatives, who wasted no time indicting their Missouri Senate candidate Rep. Todd Akin for his interview faux pas on abortion, may bear more responsibility than Akin himself for the mess that has been created. Akin's statement, suggesting low probability of conception in cases of "legitimate rape," was barely coherent and was said with neither force nor conviction... (more)


August 25, 2012
ROBERT KNIGHT Facebook's stock may be anemic at the moment, but the social media site is growing by leaps and bounds. It is poised to hit 1 billion users. The company told admiring geeks on Wednesday that it processes 2.5 billion pieces of content each day and more than 500 terabytes of data. A terabyte is a trillion bytes, or 1 billion kilobytes... (more)


August 25, 2012
OLIVER NORTH Americans following this year's presidential campaign would never know it from mainstream media coverage, but the commander in chief we hired nearly four years ago has set the United States on a course for unilateral disarmament... (more)


August 25, 2012
MICHELLE MALKIN Breaking news: The Fishwrap of Record has finally discovered that the Obama administration gives its Chicago corporate pals special access to power and regulatory favoritism. On Thursday, The Not-So-New York Times published an A1 story titled "Ties to Obama Aided in Access for Big Utility"... (more)


August 25, 2012
DEADLINE HOLLYWOOD As predicted, Millenium/Lionsgate's holdover The Expendables 2 finished in first place Friday and this weekend. It's followed by Universal's 2-week-old The Bourne Legacy in second place. New movies didn't perform. But the shocker was Rocky Mountain Pictures' political documentary 2016 Obama's America which expanded into theaters across America this weekend after a very limited release and wound up in 4th place... (more)


August 25, 2012
WORLDNETDAILY A violent mob spent hours blocking a main highway into the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, demanding the death penalty for a mentally disabled child, according to a Pakistani human rights activist. Shalom Bashara told WND the child, Rimsha Masih, was accused of burning and destroying pages of Arabic-language religious material... (more)


August 25, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES Saying they are fed up with being told that they can't do their jobs, 10 immigration agents on Thursday sued the Obama administration to try to overturn the president's new non-deportation policy... (more)


August 25, 2012
BANGOR DAILY NEWS Deep in the West Virginia woods, in a small cabin powered by the sun and the wind, a bespectacled, white-haired man is giving a video tour of his basement, describing techniques for the long-term preservation of food in case of "an emergency"... (more)


August 24, 2012
ALAN KEYES When some politicians explain away an ill-conceived remark by saying "I misspoke," their explanation is often taken at face value, especially by people in their own party. So why has the GOP wing of the elitist faction instantly united in an "off-with-his-head" reaction to Todd Akin's use of the word "legitimate" in connection with rape?... (more)


August 23, 2012
FRED HUTCHISON, RA ANALYST Deism had a rapid rise to popularity and an even more rapid fall into oblivion. The rapid extinction of the once popular and politically influential Deism in the early nineteenth century is an old riddle of history -- which has now been solved by Avery Cardinal Dulles with important lessons for today... (more)


August 23, 2012
CLIFF KINCAID Even before formally receiving the Republican presidential nomination, Mitt Romney began his purge of conservatives from the party by trying to engineer the ouster of Todd Akin as the Republican Senate nominee in Missouri. This is in character with someone who said he didn't want to be associated with the tens of thousands of conservatives supporting Chick-fil-A and its CEO's opposition to gay marriage... (more)


August 23, 2012
ANDREW NAPOLITANO The criticisms of the recent absurd comments by Missouri Republican Rep. Todd Akin -- who at this writing is his party's nominee to take on incumbent Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill in November in a contest he had been expected to win -- have focused on his clearly erroneous understanding of the human female anatomy... (more)