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August 2, 2012
STANLEY KURTZ President Obama is not a fan of America's suburbs. Indeed, he intends to abolish them. With suburban voters set to be the swing constituency of the 2012 election, the administration's plans for this segment of the electorate deserve scrutiny. Obama is a longtime supporter of "regionalism," the idea that the suburbs should be folded into the cities, merging schools, housing, transportation, and above all taxation... (more)


August 2, 2012
WASHINGTON EXAMINER Congressmen in both parties want you to pay more taxes on your online purchases, and once again, big business is lobbying for bigger government, which would hurt Mom and Pop. Online sales taxes have been a battlefield for lobbying titans for years, pitting Walmart and the rest of the brick-and-mortar retail lobby against Amazon and other online retailers... (more)


August 2, 2012
SEN. JIM DEMINT Our nation was born from the idea of "no taxation without representation"--that citizens should not be taxed by governments in which they have no political voice. Yet now lawmakers in Washington want to overturn that bedrock principle in order to extract more revenues from American consumers... (more)


August 2, 2012
EMILY MILLER Congressional Republicans are running scared from the mere mention of a government shutdown. Capitol Hill has been in a standoff all year as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, has refused to move any spending bills that failed to expend the maximum amount allowed under the law... (more)


August 2, 2012
ASSOCIATED PRESS Ted Cruz's Senate primary victory in Texas will provide a boost for tea party-backed, no-compromise conservatives in Congress. His all-but-sure win in November will increase the number of tea party-aligned senators to six, and as many as seven more could win election... (more)


August 2, 2012
WORLDNETDAILY Across the country today, Americans are flocking to Chick-fil-A restaurants in a national show of support for the eatery after the company's president publicly stated his support for the biblical definition of marriage between one man and one woman... (more)


August 2, 2012
WORLDNETDAILY Newspaper editors spike stories and columns that are poorly written, wrong or that they just don't like. And that's their right. But what happens if a columnist gets frustrated by a publication's decision not to cover an issue?... (more)


August 2, 2012
JOSEPH FARAH Suppose someone who truly hated America got elected president -- using deception, fraud and, as extremist radicals like him would put it, "by any means necessary." What would such a person do to bring America, the land of liberty, to its knees? One of the things he would do would be to nationalize 17 percent of the private sector in one fell swoop by mandating citizens to participate in a government-run health-care system... (more)


August 2, 2012
REUTERS President Barack Obama has signed a secret order authorizing U.S. support for rebels seeking to depose Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his government, sources familiar with the matter said... (more)


August 1, 2012
NEWSMAX Tea Party favorite Ted Cruz scored a stunning upset over a longtime Texas state officeholder in a Republican U.S. Senate primary runoff on Tuesday, transforming Cruz into a national conservative star and marking a resurgence of the movement to shrink the size of U.S. government... (more)


August 1, 2012
THOMAS SOWELL If Milton Friedman were alive today -- and there has never been a time when he was more needed -- he would be 100 years old. He was born on July 31, 1912. But Professor Friedman's death at age 94 deprived the nation of one of those rare thinkers who had both genius and common sense... (more)


August 1, 2012
BLOOMBERG Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he's still debating with government advisers whether to strike Iranian nuclear facilities. The premier spoke in an interview with Channel 2 television as Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta was flying from Cairo to Israel to meet him, Defense Minister Ehud Barak and other officials tomorrow... (more)


July 30, 2012
PATRICK GARRY, RA ANALYST The term "big government" gets volleyed continually over the net of political dialogue. It generally relates to debates over the public budget and deficit, but it involves much more. It has become the defining issue distinguishing the two parties and the two political ideologies. Unfortunately, the conservative case against big government all too often focuses only on the monetary aspect... (more)


July 30, 2012
ALAN KEYES During the GOP's blatantly rigged 2012 primary season, Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., distinguished herself as a sincere spokeswoman for the conservative grassroots constituency the nomination of Mitt Romney will emphatically betray... (more)


July 30, 2012
DAILY CALLER At the urging of Valerie Jarrett, President Barack Obama canceled the operation to kill Osama bin Laden on three separate occasions before finally approving the May 2, 2011 Navy SEAL mission, according to an explosive new book scheduled for release August 21. The Daily Caller has seen a portion of the chapter in which the stunning revelation appears... (more)


July 30, 2012
WASHINGTON EXAMINER Conservative operatives and Capitol Hill staffers say a Fab Five will lead conservatives in the Senate next year if Rep. Jeff Flake wins as expected in the race for Arizona's open seat and Ted Cruz defeats Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst on Tuesday in the Republican primary runoff in Texas... (more)


July 30, 2012
CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER Shortly after 9/11, President George W. Bush received from Prime Minister Tony Blair a bust of Winston Churchill as an expression of British-American solidarity. Bush gave it pride of place in the Oval Office... (more)


July 30, 2012
NEWSMAX CNN played a song called "Stupid Girls" ahead of a segment about Sarah Palin visiting a Texas Chick-fil-A restaurant, NewsBusters.org reported. CNN anchor Randi Kaye teased the segment by saying, "Sarah Palin is apparently hungry for chicken and controversy," as a photograph of the former Republican vice presidential candidate and her husband at Chick-fil-A flashed on the screen, NewsBusters.org reported... (more)


July 30, 2012
NEWSMAX Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, making a rare appearance on "Fox News Sunday," discussed the upholding of the Affordable Care Act and said Chief Justice John Roberts falsely interpreted the language of the law... (more)


July 30, 2012
JOSEPH FARAH U.S. corporations are becoming increasingly inclined toward catering to the latest cultural fads and less predisposed toward supporting the foundations of free enterprise, liberty and Judeo-Christian values -- the building blocks essential to the long-term prosperity, physical health and spiritual vitality of both businesses and consumers... (more)


July 30, 2012
ANITA CRANE Dinesh D'Souza, a former policy adviser to President Reagan and the director of a controversial new film about Barack Obama's past, told WND he believes the roots of the current president's infamous "you didn't build that" speech go back to Kenya and the anti-colonialism seeded in his worldview... (more)


July 30, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES The anti-affordable energy crowd has suffered another setback. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday released the results of extensive testing that found nothing toxic in the water in Dimock, Pa. That's the town where the anti-drilling documentary "Gasland" filmed dramatic images of a homeowner lighting his tap water on fire... (more)


July 30, 2012
DAILY CALLER Facing declining demand for electricity and stiff federal environmental regulations, coal plant operators are planning to retire 175 coal-fired generators, or 8.5 percent of the total coal-fired capacity in the United States, according to an analysis by the Energy Information Administration (EIA)... (more)


July 28, 2012
RICH LOWRY In America, we are supposed to like constitutional rights. One would think that an organization that vigilantly -- and effectively -- safeguards a constitutional right would be honored as a kind of national jewel. Yet the National Rifle Association gets only obloquy. It's practically branded an accessory to murder whenever a lunatic shoots people... (more)


July 28, 2012
REUTERS A Colorado business owned by a Catholic family does not have to comply with President Barack Obama's new healthcare mandate that private employers provide employees with insurance coverage of birth control, a Colorado federal judge ruled on Friday... (more)