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December 8, 2012
NEWSMAX South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint's surprise announcement that he will leave the U.S. Senate in January to take over leadership of the conservative Heritage Foundation think tank has ignited speculation among grass-roots conservatives that DeMint may use the new post as a launching pad for a presidential bid in 2016... (more)


December 8, 2012
NEWSMAX Senate Republican conservatives say the departure of their South Carolina colleague Jim DeMint won't hurt their cause partly because of the help he gave building it... (more)


December 8, 2012
THE HILL Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), who shocked Washington on Thursday with the announcement that he would resign his Senate seat in January to become president of the the Heritage Foundation, sent a parting shot at Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) over the "fiscal cliff" negotiations... (more)


December 8, 2012
BLOOMBERG The Supreme Court will take up the issue of gay marriage for the first time, agreeing to rule on a California ballot measure banning the practice and a federal law defining marriage as solely an opposite-sex union. The cases, which the court will decide by June, loom as a potential turning point on one of the country's most divisive issues... (more)


December 8, 2012
POLITICO The White House Correspondents Association is strongly urging the Obama administration to allow press access to the president's official swearing-in ceremony on Jan. 20, following indications from inauguration committee officials that the event could potentially be closed to the press... (more)


December 8, 2012
CNS NEWS U.S. firearms manufacturer Smith & Wesson reported a 48 percent increase in sales in its announcement of the company's second-quarter financial results for fiscal year 2013... (more)


December 8, 2012
DR. LAURA Over the more than three decades I have been on the radio, I have noticed many societal trends -- mostly bad. These include the growing prevalence of hooking up, shacking up, having babies out of wedlock, using abortions as birth control, and lacking commitment... (more)


December 6, 2012
ALAN KEYES [This exchange occurred in reply to my article "The true right to secede comes from God, not the Constitution."] THE COMMENT: "Righteous political will" is where the rub is. That statement in context of today's America has a nebulous meaning. Pick your race, nationality, or political party -- the meaning of "righteous political will" can be as different as day and night... (more)


December 6, 2012
CLIFF KINCAID Fox News contributor Karl Rove was criticized in the media for objecting when the channel called Ohio for Barack Obama on election night. The state of Ohio did in fact go for Obama and the channel was correct in making that prediction... (more)


December 6, 2012
FRED HUTCHISON, RA ANALYST America has a de facto policy of open borders and virtually unlimited immigration along the southern border with Mexico. Americans like to call the eleven million undocumented workers "illegal aliens," a curious misnomer... (more)


December 6, 2012
POLITICO House Speaker John Boehner is under fierce attack from conservatives in the blogosphere and on Twitter over his "purge" of several conservatives from top congressional committees, as well as for his offer to fend off the fiscal cliff... (more)


December 6, 2012
WORLDNETDAILY If you're used to watching Fox News, you may notice a lot less face time by political analysts Karl Rove and Dick Morris. New York Magazine is reporting the top-rated cable-news network is doing some "post-election soul searching," and Roger Ailes, head of Fox News, is changing the characters who appear as talking heads on the air... (more)


December 6, 2012
TIMOTHY P. CARNEY Rep. Marcy Kaptur is the senior Democrat on the Appropriations Committee. But for the first time in history, the senior Democrat on Approps will not be the ranking member. That honor goes to Rep. Nita Lowey of New York, third in seniority. The reason? Abortion... (more)


December 6, 2012
BLOOMBERG The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York and two other Catholic entities can proceed with a lawsuit seeking to invalidate a provision of the Obama administration's health-care law requiring group health insurers to cover contraceptives... (more)


December 6, 2012
HOLLYWOOD REPORTER Gerald Molen, who produced the Academy Award-winning 'Schindler's List,' said the box-office success of the anti-Obama documentary proves the film was a hit: "The action confirms my opinion that the bias against anything from a conservative point of view is dead on arrival in Hollywood"... (more)


December 6, 2012
ASSOCIATED PRESS A church caught at the center of a controversy regarding a school trip to see their production of "Merry Christmas Charlie Brown" has decided to cancel the show... (more)


December 5, 2012
WORLDNETDAILY Just one day after tax activist Grover Norquist warned Democrats are coming after the middle class for $3 trillion in tax hikes, another conservative leader says it appears the big GOP strategy is to figure out how to surrender... (more)


December 5, 2012
REUTERS A leading Republican senator underscored division within his party ranks on Tuesday by opposing a plan by the top Republican to increase tax revenues as part of a possible deal to avert the "fiscal cliff"... (more)


December 5, 2012
WORLDNETDAILY A judge in California has granted a preliminary injunction preventing enforcement of California's newest promotion of homosexuality: a proposed ban on any counseling involving sexual orientation change for minors... (more)


December 5, 2012
RT The FBI records the emails of nearly all US citizens, including members of congress, according to NSA whistleblower William Binney. In an interview with RT, he warned that the government can use this information against anyone... (more)


December 3, 2012
ALAN KEYES In an article I saw this week at WND, Pat Buchanan writes of the Declaration of Independence: "The declaration was signed by 56 angry old white guys who had had enough of what the Cousins were doing to them. In seceding from the mother country, these patriots put their lives, fortunes and honor on the line... (more)


December 3, 2012
ALAN KEYES I just read a timely meditation on the "fiscal cliff" shenanigans currently going on in Washington. In an article aptly entitled "Cause to Rejoice or Mourn," a friend and true soul brother, Dave Jeffers, laments the fact that the Washington pols on both sides of the (phony) partisan divide are "wishy-washy squishy leaders" prone to posturing but devoid of true conviction. He accurately observes that this tempts people to mournful political passivity, especially given Obama's re-election... (more)


December 3, 2012
ALAN DERSHOWITZ The General Assembly vote declaring that Palestine, within the pre-1967 borders, is a "state," at least for some purposes, would have nasty legal implications, if it were ever to be taken seriously by the international community... (more)


December 3, 2012
ANDREW C. MCCARTHY Phase II of Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi's declaration of sweeping dictatorial powers was completed on Thursday night. That is when the "constituent assembly" hastily completed a draft constitution that would enshrine sharia principles as fundamental law... (more)


December 3, 2012
NEWSMAX U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice went way beyond the talking points she was given on the terrorist attack in Libya when she appeared on Sunday talk shows shortly after the Sept. 11 attack, says Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H.... (more)