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November 19, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES — The hard work of safeguarding freedom has just begun. This month's elections were only a beginning. To become ever more effective, conservative power must remain focused on devolving authority to the grass roots rather than accruing it in the corridors of Washington... (more)


November 19, 2010
NEWSMAX — The government, specifically the Defense Department, was instrumental in the founding of the Internet, and now the government wants to regulate cyberspace. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski is forming a net neutrality plan that he hopes to implement as soon as next month, several sources with knowledge of the situation tell Politico... (more)


November 19, 2010
WIRED — Who says Congress never gets anything done? On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved a bill that would give the Attorney General the right to shut down websites with a court order if copyright infringement is deemed "central to the activity" of the site -- regardless if the website has actually committed a crime... (more)


November 19, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY — President Obama announced this week that he will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom -- the nation's highest civilian honor -- to John Sweeney, president emeritus of the country's biggest union, the AFL-CIO... (more)


November 19, 2010
JOSEPH FARAH — Guess who was the real big winner in the 2010 midterm election? The word on the street in Washington is that it was Dick Armey, the former House majority leader. I'll bet you didn't even know he was on the ballot. Guess what? You were right. But he's being hailed as "the godfather of the tea-party movement"... (more)


November 19, 2010
CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER — Ah, the airport, where modern folk heroes are made. The airport, where that inspired flight attendant did what everyone who's ever been in the spam-in-a-can crush of a flying aluminum tube -- where we collectively pretend that a clutch of peanuts is a meal and a seat cushion is a "flotation device" -- has always dreamed of doing... (more)


November 19, 2010
MICHELLE MALKIN — America is in debt past its eyeballs. Unemployment remains stuck near double digits. Small and large businesses, unions and insurers are clamoring for Obamacare waivers in droves. Jihadists are making a mockery of homeland security. And border chaos reigns... (more)


November 18, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS — Routed at the polls, House Democrats said Thursday they borrowed millions of dollars late in the campaign in a successful attempt to prevail in 15 or more competitive races... (more)


November 18, 2010
THE HILL — NPR hailed the "good judgment" of lawmakers on Thursday who rejected an effort to cut funding for public radio. NPR hailed a failed vote by Congress to cut off its funding through the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which funds both NPR and PBS. "Today, good judgment prevailed as Congress rejected a move to assert government control over the content of news," NPR said in a statement... (more)


November 17, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS — The first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial was acquitted Wednesday of all but one of the hundreds of charges he helped unleash death and destruction on two U.S. embassies in 1998 -- a mixed result for what's been viewed as a terror test case... (more)


November 17, 2010
TIM DAUGHTRY — Now that the confetti and balloons have been swept up, it is time for a sober assessment of the nation's predicament after the Republican landslide of 2010. Lurking underneath the national sense of relief and hopeful anticipation is a gnawing feeling that we have been here before... (more)


November 17, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS — Sen. Lisa Murkowski has become the first Senate candidate in more than 50 years to win a write-in campaign. Murkowski emerged victorious after a painstaking, two-week count of write-in ballots showed she has overtaken over tea party rival Joe Miller... (more)


November 17, 2010
THE HILL — A teary John Boehner on Wednesday said he was humbled after House Republicans unanimously named him their leader for the new Congress... (more)


November 17, 2010
REUTERS — Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to retain Speaker Nancy Pelosi as their leader when Republicans take control of the chamber in January. Rejecting complaints that Pelosi was to blame for Democrats losing the House in the November 2 elections, they chose Pelosi as their incoming minority leader... (more)


November 17, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has crossed the line. As if subjecting millions of Americans to X-rated x-ray scans and public groping sessions weren't bad enough, the agency now threatens $11,000 in fines against anyone refusing to submit to humiliation at the airport... (more)


November 17, 2010
MICHELLE MALKIN — More than one million Americans have escaped the clutches of the Democrats' destructive federal health care law. Lucky them. Their employers and labor representatives wisely applied for Obamacare waivers earlier this fall and got out while the getting was good... (more)


November 17, 2010
NEWSMAX — Republicans virtually across the board want to oust Michael Steele as chairman of the Republican National Committee, which has been plagued by financial mismanagement and ineffectiveness on his watch. But they want to do so quietly, without a big fight in public, The Hill reports... (more)


November 17, 2010
GOV. BOBBY JINDAL — In America today, we need to trust ourselves -- not look to others to take care of us. As a society, we bloom when we allow individuals to work hard and enjoy what they can achieve. Economist and Nobel laureate F. A. Hayek rightly credited the "unchaining of individual energies" with creating and sustaining the West's freedom and prosperity... (more)


November 17, 2010
WALTER E. WILLIAMS — Let's assume that each of our 535 congressmen cares about the destructive impact of deficits and debt on the future of our country. Regardless of party, congressmen face enormous lobbying pressures and awards to spend more and little or no pressure and awards to spend less... (more)


November 17, 2010
CNSNEWS.COM — As Congress' lame duck session began on Monday, activists from around the country met at the Capitol to "keep the pressure on to ensure Congress does not pass radical legislation"... (more)


November 16, 2010
NEWSMAX — Rep. Charles Rangel, a veteran New York Democrat and one of the longest-serving legislators in the House, has been found guilty on 11 of 13 ethics charges, ending a two-year investigation into his personal finances. The devastating findings came one day after Rangel, claiming he had no lawyer, stormed out of the hearing after being denied more time to secure an attorney... (more)


November 16, 2010
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR — A video of a passenger refusing to undergo a full-body scan at an airport in San Diego has gone viral, propelling the man, John Tyner, to celebrity status. His instant fame reflects widespread frustration with increasingly invasive security methods at US airports nine years after the 9/11 attacks... (more)


November 16, 2010
CNSNEWS.COM — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has issued a travel warning to Muslim airline passengers on U.S. aircraft in response to the Transportation Safety Administration's "enhanced pat down" policy that went into effect in late October... (more)


November 16, 2010
KSBW — A 13-year-old Stanislaus County boy at the center of a flag controversy got a big show of support Monday as many people rallied to his side. Cody Alicea was earlier told by Denair Middle School officials that he could not ride to school with a U.S. flag on his bike... (more)


November 16, 2010
PAT BUCHANAN — Other than being the highest-profile Republican victims of Tea Party candidates, what do Lisa Murkowski, Mike Castle, Charlie Crist and Arlen Specter have in common? Other than being tea party insurgents who routed establishment Republicans in high-profile primaries, what do Joe Miller, Marco Rubio, Christine O'Donnell, Pat Toomey, Sharron Angle in Nevada, Ken Buck in Colorado and Mike Lee in Utah have in common?... (more)