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January 20, 2012
ASSOCIATED PRESS Rick Santorum edged front-runner Mitt Romney by 34 votes in a surprise flip to the final results of the Iowa caucuses, Republican officials said Thursday. However, the officials did not declare a winner because some votes remain missing in the event's closest finish ever... (more)


January 20, 2012
RICK SANTORUM Name the last nominee to the Supreme Court by a Democratic president who turned out to be a judicial conservative. Maybe Justice Byron White, appointed by John F. Kennedy, who dissented from Roe v. Wade, but one largely draws a blank... (more)


January 20, 2012
ANDREW C. MCCARTHY Ron Paul knows even less about the history of our enemies than he does about their proper treatment under the Constitution. He actually interrupted Monday night's Republican candidates' debate so he could interject the following: "I would like to point out one thing about the Taliban. The Taliban used to be our allies when we were fighting the Russians... (more)


January 19, 2012
TIM DUNKIN I want to like Ron Paul. I really do. There are a lot of things that he says he believes that I find attractive in a candidate. He obviously talks the talk with respect to economic liberty. His pledges to cut a trillion dollars from the federal budget are just the kind of red meat I want to hear coming out of Washington... (more)


January 19, 2012
ASSOCIATED PRESS Texas Gov. Rick Perry says Mitt Romney changed his position on legalized abortion out of political convenience. Romney supported legalized abortion while Massachusetts governor. He says he changed his mind after weighing legislation that would have created new embryos to be destroyed... (more)


January 19, 2012
BUSINESS INSIDER Last night, BuzzFeed got a hold of the 2008 John McCain campaign's research book on Mitt Romney. In over 200 painstakingly researched pages, it notes every slip-up, political fib, and potential liability for Romney going forward... (more)


January 19, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES Last year was a bad year for the abortion industry. Each passing month seemed to expose more of the industry's "dirty laundry" and, in direct response, state legislatures enacted a record number of laws intended to put an end to the tyranny of abortion-on-demand and to the American taxpayers' unwitting complicity in it... (more)


January 19, 2012
THE HILL Congressional support for controversial online piracy legislation eroded dramatically on Wednesday in the face of an unprecedented online protest supported by tech titans such as Google, Wikipedia and Facebook... (more)


January 18, 2012
FRANK GAFFNEY "Don't do it." That is the message American officials, from President Obama on down, are delivering to their Israeli counterparts in the hope of dissuading the Jewish state from taking a fateful step: attacking Iran to prevent the mullahs' imminent acquisition of nuclear weapons... (more)


January 18, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES The White House's pre-emptive strike on the Keystone XL oil pipeline is a disaster for American workers and consumers. President Obama continues to demonstrate that he has no idea how real jobs are created or how the economy works. The proposed pipeline would bring oil from the tar sands in Alberta to refining centers in the United States... (more)


January 18, 2012
MICHELLE MALKIN Well, isn't this rich? And I do mean rich. President Obama, man of the people, will deliver his presidential nomination acceptance speech at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. -- so that Democratic Party fundraisers can reward big donors with skyboxes and other lavish perks... (more)


January 18, 2012
KEN KLUKOWSKI Pastors and priests in five states cannot mention 'Jesus' more than once or twice if they pray in public at an official function after the U.S. Supreme Court stunned constitutional law experts earlier today by letting stand a lower court ruling... (more)


January 17, 2012
BRYAN FISCHER The signs right now are ominous for those who believe deeply in the sanctity of life and marriage. Mitt Romney, a pandering politician who has no core convictions on either issue, is likely to be the GOP frontrunner from now until the GOP convention... (more)


January 17, 2012
WASHINGTON EXAMINER It's conventional wisdom in Republican circles here in South Carolina that if Mitt Romney wins the state's primary this Saturday -- having already won in Iowa and New Hampshire -- he'll be the GOP presidential nominee... (more)


January 17, 2012
LLOYD MARCUS Denver Broncos rookie quarterback Tim Tebow is an unapologetic, outspoken born-again Christian. No politically correct, careful not to offend anyone, skirting around the issue of his faith for Tebow. When interviewed after winning a game, Tebow says, "First, I would like to thank my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ"... (more)


January 17, 2012
JOHN HAYWARD Senator Jim DeMint's new book, Now or Never: Saving America From Economic Collapse, begins genially enough, with a brief history of American exceptionalism, the philosophies of liberty and capitalism, and a look at the perils facing us. The first three chapters set the stage for Chapter Four... (more)


January 17, 2012
CATHY CLEAVER RUSE When our sweet little neighbor in her brown camp uniform came knocking on our door this year, we had to say no. I told her mother that I didn't want to hurt Katie's feelings, but I couldn't support the Girl Scout cookie sale anymore because I'd learned too much about the organizers' agenda, primarily their support for abortion and partnership with Planned Parenthood... (more)


January 17, 2012
ROBERT SPENCER Last week, a Muslim in Alabama shot out shop windows in an attempt to provoke a shootout with police, in order, he said, to "draw attention to Islam." Another Muslim in Florida was arrested for plotting to bomb nightclubs and other locations for Islam; he explained: "We all have to die, so why not die the Islamic way?"... (more)


January 16, 2012
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST In years past, incumbent office-holders more often than not could count on a popular passivity to enable them to get by on name recognition and thirty-second sound bites. That neat little arrangement has been interrupted in many places. The state of Utah presents a case study for Americans elsewhere to consider as they pursue their own efforts to hold their public servants accountable... (more)


January 16, 2012
BLOOMBERG NEWS Rick Santorum won the support of a group of U.S. family and religious leaders who called for social conservatives to coalesce behind one Republican presidential candidate as an alternative to Mitt Romney... (more)


January 16, 2012
JOSEPH FARAH As the once-crowded GOP primary race thins out, Christian conservatives are getting serious about how they can be a factor. Over the weekend, hundreds of the biggest names in the movement met here -- on short notice -- to see if a consensus could be reached on a course of action... (more)


January 15, 2012
NEWSMAX Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum said Sunday that Mitt Romney's backing for "Romneycare" -- the Masschusetts healthcare plan that was a model for Obamacare -- should disqualify him from being the GOP nominee for president... (more)


January 15, 2012
GARY BAUER The media have honed in on Republican presidential contenders who are attacking Mitt Romney​'s economic and business background. Meanwhile, one candidate is talking about the economy in a way that could be very helpful to Republicans on Election Day. Some of Romney's opponents have been criticizing him for his record as head of Bain Capital​, a private equity firm that bought and transformed struggling companies... (more)


January 15, 2012
MICHAEL CARL Once a champion of legalized abortion, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has since 2005 claimed to be pro-life. Several analysts watching Romney's career, however, question whether the presidential hopeful's sudden pro-life conversion was genuine... (more)


January 15, 2012
WORLDNETDAILY A report that Iran is about a year away from having the capability to build a nuclear bomb may be too optimistic, contended John Bolton, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. "I worry the publicly available information is giving only a very small picture and that Iran is actually even much further along," Bolton said today in a radio interview... (more)