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December 7, 2010
WALL STREET JOURNAL President Barack Obama reached agreement Monday with Republican leaders in Congress on a broad tax package that would extend the Bush-era income tax cuts for two years, reduce worker payroll taxes for one year and give more favorable treatment to business investments... (more)


December 7, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS A line of questioning at an appeals court hearing over California's gay marriage ban suggested the three judges could issue a decision that would legalize same-sex marriage in that state but leave intact bans in other western states under the court's jurisdiction... (more)


December 7, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Joe Miller is fighting as though Alaska's Senate race has yet to occur. He has maintained a presence on TV, conservative radio and the Internet, casting himself as a righteous reformer in the face of an out-of-control establishment. He is still raising money and speaking out against his opponent... (more)


December 6, 2010
FRANK J. GAFFNEY JR. Even for a man known for his arrogance, President Obama's treatment of the Senate in connection with the New START Treaty is astounding. His demand that senators approve this defective accord during the few days remaining in the lame-duck session amounts to contempt of Congress. It must not be tolerated, let alone rewarded... (more)


December 6, 2010
POLITICO George W. Bush's job approval rating as president has spiked to 47 percent, according to a Gallup poll released Monday. That's 1 point higher than President Barack Obama's job approval rating in a poll taken the same week... (more)


December 6, 2010
NEWSREAL Today is the day that WikiLeaks is going to get a taste of its own medicine. Thanks to an early participant in WikiLeaks' operations dating back to 2006 and the beginning of 2007, who became so disgruntled with its leader's outsized ego, lies and deceitful methods that he quit, we have a treasure trove of internal Wikileaks e-mails... (more)


December 6, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Experts on eyewitness identification, confessions and forensic evidence are among those expected to testify at an unusual hearing on the constitutionality of the death penalty that starts Monday in the Texas county that has sent more convicts to death row than any other... (more)


December 6, 2010
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democrat Leader Harry Reid remind one of the burglars who hear the footsteps of the house owners approaching the front door, but just can't resist grabbing more fistfuls of silverware before climbing out the back window and heading for the get-away car... (more)


December 6, 2010
NEWSMAX Julian Assange, the treacherous founder of WikiLeaks, continues to threaten harm against the United States. He promises to release secret documents about Guantanamo Bay, which is home to the U.S. detention center for suspected terrorists, if any government tries to curb his dastardly doings, the New York Post reports... (more)


December 6, 2010
CHRISTIAN POST Attorneys on both sides of the Proposition 8 debate are heading back to court on Monday to make arguments before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals... (more)


December 5, 2010
DAVID LIMBAUGH If White House press secretaries are windows to the presidential mindset, Robert Gibbs continues to reflect President Obama in an unpresidential light. Here, the entire nation is in an uproar over the release of stolen U.S. State Department documents by WikiLeaks bad boy Julian Assange, and how does the White House respond?... (more)


December 5, 2010
RICHARD VIGUERIE "Morning Joe" Scarborough's scathing piece on Sarah Palin in Politico, rather than discouraging a run by Palin for president in 2012, may have convinced more conservatives she should run... (more)


December 5, 2010
ANDIE BROWNLOW Liberals and conservatives both believe that as Americans, we should be moral people. The major difference is where their morality intersects with their politics... (more)


December 4, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY Texans take their rights seriously. A bill that has been prefiled for the 2011 state legislative session creates penalties of up to $5,000 in fines and up to five years in jail for anyone guilty of the "felony" of attempting "to enforce an act, order, law, statute, rule or regulation" of Obamacare, the president's plan that effectively nationalizes the health-care decision making process... (more)


December 4, 2010
POLITICO Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) says GOP leaders must work quickly next year to repeal the new health care law or else face an "insurrection" from rank-and-file members... (more)


December 4, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Don't touch my brownies! A child nutrition bill on its way to President Barack Obama - and championed by the first lady - gives the government power to limit school bake sales and other fundraisers that health advocates say sometimes replace wholesome meals in the lunchroom... (more)


December 4, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES The Senate blocked President Obama's and Democratic leaders' tax cut plans Saturday in a foreordained symbolic vote that now sends both sides back to the negotiating table to work out a viable deal... (more)


December 4, 2010
FOX NEWS Florida has joined Arizona on the front lines of battling illegal immigration with a new bill released this week that seeks to crack down on the estimated 800,000 undocumented workers in the state... (more)


December 4, 2010
WESLEY PRUDEN Scams die hard, but eventually they die, and when they do, nobody wants to get close to the corpse. You can get all the hotel rooms you want this week in Cancun. The global-warming caravan has moved on, bound for a destination in oblivion. The United Nations is hanging the usual lamb chop in the window this week in Mexico for the U.N.'s Framework Convention on Climate Change, but the Washington guests are staying home... (more)


December 4, 2010
DR. TED BAEHR Recently, I reviewed for movieguide.org a terrific DVD called "Agenda." The documentary presents a quote from Josef Stalin from the 1930s: "America's ... resistance is three fold: its patriotism, morality and spiritual life. If we can undermine these three areas, America will collapse from within"... (more)


December 3, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is poised to add the Internet to its portfolio of regulated industries... (more)


December 3, 2010
THE HILL The House voted 234-188 Thursday to pass legislation that would extend only some of the expiring Bush-era tax cuts, sending the bill to the Senate. Twenty Democrats broke with their party and voted against the bill after 33 had defected in a previous test vote... (more)


December 3, 2010
CONSERVATIVE HQ In the first ConservativeHQ.com (CHQ) 2012 presidential straw poll, a majority of conservative activists chose Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) as their favorite Republican candidate for the 2012 race. Sen. DeMint took the clear lead in CHQ's monthly straw poll winning 53% of the votes in the month of November... (more)


December 3, 2010
MICHELLE MALKIN Open-borders radicalism means never having to apologize for absurd self-contradiction. The way illegal alien students on college campuses across the country tell it, America is a cruel, selfish and racist nation that has never given them or their families a break. Yet despite their bottomless grievances, they're not going anywhere... (more)


December 2, 2010
ANN COULTER The two biggest stories this week are WikiLeaks' continued publication of classified government documents, which did untold damage to America's national security interests, and the Democrats' fanatical determination to repeal "don't ask, don't tell" and allow gays to serve openly in the military... (more)