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May 18, 2011
WALTER E. WILLIAMS The liberal vision of government is easily understood and makes perfect sense if one acknowledges their misunderstanding and implied assumptions about the sources of income. Their vision helps explain the language they use and policies they support, such as income redistribution and calls for the rich to give something back... (more)


May 18, 2011
JOHN GIZZI One political controversy that came up repeatedly during the meeting of Republican state chairmen here May 15 to 17 was the latest effort by liberals nationwide to scrap the Electoral College in favor of popular election of the President... (more)


May 17, 2011
WORLDNETDAILY Amid questions about the authenticity of Obama's posted birth records raised by the registration number, a researcher has discovered a possible explanation... (more)


May 17, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS A top Republican senator in the bipartisan "Gang of Six" seeking agreement to cut the deficit by $4 trillion over the next decade dropped out of the group Tuesday, saying that his colleagues weren't willing to cut enough from benefit programs like Medicare... (more)


May 17, 2011
NAT HENTOFF Thomas Jefferson often insisted that the ultimate guardians of our rights and liberties are We the People. But when many Americans are largely ignorant of the Constitution, an imperial president -- like George W. Bush or Barack Obama -- can increasingly invade our privacy; and now, with Obamacare, ration our health care and -- for some -- our very lives... (more)


May 17, 2011
NEWSMAX Richard Viguerie, the stalwart tea party supporter and chairman of ConservativeHQ.com, says conservatives are markedly unenthusiastic about the GOP's field for 2012 and are "sitting on the sidelines"... (more)


May 17, 2011
REUTERS The majority Republican Minnesota Senate on Monday voted to restrict abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy except in medical emergencies, a measure expected to be vetoed by Democratic Governor Mark Dayton... (more)


May 17, 2011
DAVID LIMBAUGH I think people are missing the main point of Obamacare's alleged "death panels": Obama has forfeited any claim to moral authority in pursuit of his so-called health care reform. It is indisputable that the thrust of Obama's push for Obamacare was that too many Americans were being denied access to medical care, and that health care "should be a right for every American"... (more)


May 16, 2011
WALL STREET JOURNAL The U.S. government is expected to hit the $14.294 trillion debt ceiling Monday, setting in motion an uncertain, 11-week political scramble to avoid a default. The Treasury Department said Monday it will stop issuing and reinvesting government securities in certain government pension plans, part of a series of steps designed to delay a default until Aug. 2... (more)


May 16, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS A federal judge ruled Monday there is no constitutional right to carry a hidden gun in public -- a decision that dealt a setback to gun-rights advocates who had challenged how much discretion California law enforcement officials have in issuing concealed weapons permits... (more)


May 16, 2011
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST So some social workers tell us "Children never lie" about sexual abuse? Garbage! Totally discredited herewith: Dr. Richard A. Gardner, a Columbia University professor of child psychiatry, is skeptical of the practice of many Child Protective Service (CPS) workers who describe their job as that of "validators"... (more)


May 16, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS After months of flirting with politics, Donald Trump said Monday he won't run for president, choosing to stick with hosting "The Celebrity Apprentice" over entering the race for the Republican nomination... (more)


May 15, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Mike Huckabee's decision to forgo a shot at the presidency further muddies the field for a worthy Republican challenger to President Barack Obama, and leaves America's social conservatives without a clear candidate to throw their support behind... (more)


May 15, 2011
DAVID LIMBAUGH Can you imagine how insufferable President Obama would be about his record in office if he actually had abundant positive accomplishments? Have we ever seen a starker contrast between a politician's record and his self-assessment of it?... (more)


May 14, 2011
PATRICK GARRY, RA ANALYST The advice of my grandmother, whom no one would call a spontaneous optimist, was: Be careful of success, because there's always a failure somewhere in it. The public relations corollary of that advice might be: If you boast too much about your successes, people will eventually begin to see the failures... (more)


May 14, 2011
NEWSMAX Many Republican congressmen have expressed opposition to an increase in the $14.3 trillion debt ceiling. And a new Gallup poll shows Republican voters feel the same way... (more)


May 14, 2011
POLITICO President Barack Obama has ordered photos of Osama bin Laden's dead body to be kept secret, but a growing number of news organizations, conservative groups and transparency activists are pushing for their release -- pitting the public's right to know against fears of inciting anti-American violence... (more)


May 13, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Kansas legislators approved restrictions on private insurance coverage for abortions and adopted a state budget stripping funds from a Planned Parenthood affiliate, capping a string of victories Friday for abortion opponents only four months after sympathetic Gov. Sam Brownback took office... (more)


May 13, 2011
ROBERT KNIGHT In Wymore, Conn., voters got fed up with a councilman who kept leaving meetings. So, on Tuesday, they voted him out in a recall election. It's part of a nationwide pattern as people discover that they don't have to wait until the next election to throw the bums out... (more)


May 13, 2011
REUTERS Georgia's Republican governor signed Friday a tough new state law cracking down on illegal immigrants that is similar to one enacted in Arizona last year, handing new powers to police in the southern U.S. state... (more)


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)