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April 29, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS — Opponents of taxpayer-funded embryonic stem-cell research lost a key round in a U.S. appeals court Friday. In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the court of appeals in Washington overturned a judge's order that would have blocked federal financing of stem-cell research. The judges ruled that opponents are not likely to succeed in their lawsuit to stop the government funding... (more)


April 29, 2011
MICHELLE MALKIN — On May 1, left-wing vigilantes will target companies across the country that have committed a mortal sin: sending donations to GOP Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin. Rest assured, such intolerable acts of political free speech will not go unpunished by tolerant Big Labor activists... (more)


April 28, 2011
NEWSMAX — On the day that President Barack Obama released his original birth certificate, Oklahoma lawmakers moved forward a bill that would require that he prove his U.S. citizenship in order to be on the state's presidential ballot next year, the Daily Oklahoman reported Thursday... (more)


April 28, 2011
CNSNEWS.COM — A newly released USA Today/Gallup poll conducted the week after President Barack Obama signed a fiscal 2011 spending bill he had negotiated with House Speaker John Boehner (R.-Ohio) reveals that Boehner's favorable rating has dropped among Democrats, Independents--and Republicans... (more)


April 27, 2011
JOHN HAYWARD — President Obama has finally released his fabled long-form birth certificate, a document that has long been sought after by the President's most energetic critics. Dan Pfeiffer, communications director for the White House, said the President decided to release this document "in response to mounting questions about the President's birth"... (more)


April 27, 2011
ANN COULTER — In a priceless formulation in his budget speech two weeks ago, Obama said that Americans look at the poor and say, "There but for the grace of God go I." And so, in the president's words, "we contribute to programs like Medicare and Social Security"... (more)


April 27, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES — Gun grabbers love statistics, especially when they're misleading. The latest report from the Violence Policy Center (VPC) would have us believe that Americans are lined up at the recycling center ready to toss out their Glocks. The group claims that a firearm protected every other home in 1980 but only one out of three today... (more)


April 27, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS — Indiana is poised to become the first state to cut all government funding for the Planned Parenthood organization. The move would be a significant victory for anti-abortion activists but pose a political risk for Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels as he considers running for president... (more)


April 27, 2011
ROBERT SPENCER — On Good Friday in Dearborn, Mich., the notorious Koran-burning pastor Terry Jones was jailed and fined for the crime of refusing to pay a so-called "peace bond" to cover the costs of extra police protection for Jones' planned demonstration outside the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn... (more)


April 27, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES — To hear them describe it, defenders of traditional marriage during last year's trial on California's Proposition 8 felt like the visiting team in a game with a hometown referee. It was an open secret that District Court Chief Judge Vaughn Walker was gay, although he had never publicly acknowledged it... (more)


April 27, 2011
NEWSMAX — The Texas Senate adopted a measure Tuesday asking the federal government to help the state pay for covering the cost of securing its border with Mexico, the Texas Tribune reported Wednesday... (more)


April 27, 2011
DICK MORRIS — Two months ago, Washington was abuzz with speculation that Barack Obama was going to follow Bill Clinton's re-election strategy and move to the center, forsaking his liberal agenda that cost him control of the House in 2010. Now, it is evident that he has decided to come down hard left and wage his re-election fight from his liberal bunker, firing shots at Republican cuts in Medicare, pushing tax increases on the rich and attributing the gas price increase to speculators... (more)


April 27, 2011
JOHN STOSSEL — The U.S. government has "helped" no group more than it has "helped" the American Indians. It stuns me when President Obama appears before Indian groups and says things like, "Few have been ignored by Washington for as long as Native Americans." Ignored? Are you kidding me? They should be so lucky. The government has made most Indian tribes wards of the state... (more)


April 27, 2011
DENNIS PRAGER — In the contemporary world, where left-wing attitudes are regarded as normative, it is a given that capitalism, with its free market and profit motive, emanates from and creates selfishness, while socialism, the welfare state and the "social compact," as it is increasingly referred to, emanate from and produce selflessness... (more)


April 26, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS — Texas Rep. Ron Paul plans to announce the formation of a 2012 presidential exploratory committee at an Iowa event. Drew Ivers, Paul's 2008 Iowa caucus campaign manager, says the Republican congressman will announce his plans Tuesday at a Des Moines hotel... (more)


April 26, 2011
ROBERT W. PATTERSON — While boasting the know-how to fix the health care system and rebuild the economy, the political class claims a curious impotence when it comes to family breakdown. From the retreat from marriage to rising cohabitation and out-of-wedlock birth rates, policymakers of both parties echo sociologist James Q. Wilson's dictum... (more)


April 26, 2011
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — A New York Times headline in January told the story: "Union membership in U.S. fell to 70-year low last year." The actual numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics were even more dismal than suggested by the headline... (more)


April 26, 2011
JOSEPH FARAH — Last Thursday, nearly three weeks after April Fool's Day, the New York Times, once touting itself as "the newspaper of record" that brought readers "all the news fit to print," carried the following headline in its politics section: "Evidence Aside, State Lawmakers Debate 'Birther' Bills"... (more)


April 26, 2011
CNSNEWS.COM — Most of the human race does not see global warming as a serious threat, according to a Gallup poll released last week that surveyed individuals in 111 countries... (more)


April 26, 2011
NEWSMAX — U.S. authorities believe al-Qaida already has nuclear capacity and is ready to use it, new WikiLeaks documents detailing prisoner interrogations in Guantanamo Bay have revealed... (more)


April 25, 2011
NEWSMAX — One in 7 counties in Illinois has more voters on the electoral rolls than the number of adult residents the U.S. Census tallied, a new study has found... (more)


April 25, 2011
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST — There is ample reason to be skeptical that any meaningful solution to the debt crisis will result from the Senate's so-called "Gang of Six." First of all, the history of so-called gangs (of whatever) "solving" anything has ended up with conservative common sense taking its customary back seat... (more)


April 25, 2011
NEWSMAX — President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats acquiesced in December to Republican demands that the Bush-era tax cuts be extended for everyone. But now the Democrats in Congress are following the lead of Obama, seeking to end the tax cuts for families with annual income of more than $250,000, The Hill reports... (more)


April 25, 2011
SEN. MIKE LEE — "We will raise the debt limit. We always have. We will do it again." -- Pres. Barack Obama. President Obama's words highlight the charade that surrounds the recurring debate over whether it is in America's best interest to increase the debt ceiling. The president articulates a simple sentiment that pervades his administration: Business in Washington is best when it's business as usual... (more)


April 25, 2011
REP. TED POE — Right now, someone is sitting at a large oak table in the EPA's marble palace in Washington, D.C., sipping a vanilla latte and dreaming up a new rule to impose. Without fail, the EPA continues to come up with ideas that leave you scratching your head in wonderment because of the questionable science used to justify these regulations... (more)