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April 4, 2013
AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE North Korea dramatically escalated its warlike rhetoric on Thursday, warning that it had authorised plans for nuclear strikes on targets in the United States. "The moment of explosion is approaching fast," the North Korean military said, warning that war could break out "today or tomorrow"... (more)


April 4, 2013
JOSEPH FARAH Is all this talk of war by North Korea just the kind of posturing we've heard off and on from three generations of "supreme leaders"? Maybe. But with the rhetoric of the kind emanating from Pyongyang in the last week, only one thing is certain -- if war comes, it will be the worst camouflaged sneak attack in history... (more)


April 4, 2013
F. MICHAEL MALOOF An expert on North Korea predicts the isolated Hermit Kingdom could stage "some kind" of attack or bombing within a few days on the Korean Peninsula amid heightened rhetoric about nuclear war... (more)


April 4, 2013
WASHINGTON TIMES Four months after the shooting rampage in Newtown, the Connecticut state legislature has signed off on what lawmakers touted as the strictest gun control package of any state in the nation. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy plans to sign the package at noon Thursday at the state Capitol in Hartford... (more)


April 4, 2013
WASHINGTON TIMES Maryland's House of Delegates on Wednesday passed a package of gun restrictions making its laws among the toughest in the country and reinforcing what analysts say is a trend toward states with strict gun regulations passing laws making them stricter... (more)


April 4, 2013
NEWSMAX Republican Mike Lee of Utah on Wednesday became the 34th senator to oppose an international treaty that would regulate the $60 billion global small arms trade, giving the opposition enough votes in the U.S. Senate to block its ratification... (more)


April 4, 2013
TIMOTHY P. CARNEY When liberal nanny-staters infringe on their citizens' freedom to enjoy anything from soft drinks to semi-automatics, they often flatter themselves as being science-based technocrats. But look into the science behind these government intrusions and you'll find little to no evidence justifying the power grabs... (more)


April 4, 2013
WASHINGTON TIMES The open border so dear to the hearts of many Democrats, eager to get the 11 million illegal aliens on the voter rolls, ends short of compassion for refugees from First World countries, as Uwe and Hannelore Romeike have found out. The administration is working overtime to deport this family because they home-school their children... (more)


April 4, 2013
REUTERS The Alabama Senate passed an abortion bill on Tuesday critics say would limit access to the procedure with stricter requirements for clinics that provide it. The Senate passed the bill on a vote of 22-10, after the House passed a similar bill in February. A committee will reconcile the two bills before the proposed legislation goes to the Alabama Governor, Dr. Robert Bentley, who is expected to sign it into law... (more)


April 4, 2013
NEWSMAX Television and film star Gary Sinise, who has worked tirelessly to bring attention to the needs of the nation's veterans, is urging Americans to take a more active role in ensuring veterans get the care and support they need once their military service is complete... (more)


April 4, 2013
NEWSMAX Dr. Ben Carson on Tuesday accused critics of his stance on gay marriage of trying to completely shut down debate on the issue and called his white liberal critics "the most racist out there." In an appearance on the Mark Levin radio show, Carson said he represents an existential threat to gay marriage proponents, which is why attacks on his stance against gay marriage have been so vicious... (more)


April 4, 2013
MICHELLE MALKIN File this in the overflowing cabinet labeled, "No Wonder the Mainstream Media Is Dying." On Tuesday, the Associated Press announced that it is banishing the phrase "illegal immigrant" from its famous stylebook. The world's largest newsgathering outlet now advises reporters that "illegal" will "only refer to an action, not a person"... (more)


April 3, 2013
ROBERT KNIGHT The last time I was in Ipswich, Mass., I had one of the tastiest plates of fried clams imaginable. They were fresh, full-bellied and cooked perfectly. Try getting something like this outside the Bay State. If it weren't for the bizarre political culture, which ranges from the Kennedys on the left to the Kennedys on the far left, Massachusetts would be a wonderful place to live, if only to enjoy the superlative seafood... (more)


April 3, 2013
DAILY CALLER A contingent of liberal Democrats in Congress is proposing a new federal gun control idea: mandatory liability insurance for gun owners. When New York Rep. Carolyn Maloney introduced the legislation last month with eight other Democrats, she boasted that it is "the first bill to require liability insurance of gun buyers nationwide."... (more)


April 3, 2013
REUTERS A small Georgia town on Monday passed a law requiring the head of each household to own a gun as a way to keep crime down. The ordinance, approved unanimously by the City Council in Nelson, is symbolic, however, because there is no penalty for violating it, according to Councilman Duane Cronic, who introduced the measure last month... (more)


April 3, 2013
NEWSMAX While the U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved the first international treaty attempting to regulate the $60 billion global small arms trade on Tuesday, the measure is likely to be dead on arrival in the U.S. Senate as Republicans have repeatedly voiced concerns that such a measure is a backdoor attempt to usurp Second Amendment gun rights... (more)


April 3, 2013
WORLDNETDAILY A research paper in a prestigious journal that claimed to show a dramatic increase in global temperatures in the 20th century caused huge headlines around the world. There's just one problem. It's not true. "Global Temperatures Highest in 4,000 Years," blared the New York Times on March 7... (more)


April 1, 2013
ALAN KEYES "A constitution...must be regarded by the judges, as a fundamental law. It therefore belongs to them to ascertain its meaning, as well as the meaning of any particular act proceeding from the legislative body. If there should happen to be an irreconcilable variance between the two, that which has the superior obligation and validity ought, of course, to be preferred to the statute... (more)


April 1, 2013
JOSEPH FARAH Something very strange is going on at Focus on the Family. It has been going on for some time. It began with the unceremonious ouster of founder James Dobson in 2010. He was replaced by Jim Daly as president. Ever since, Daly has shifted the course of Focus to one more in line with the world's thinking than with the perspective of the Kingdom of God... (more)


April 1, 2013
DAVID LIMBAUGH With Easter approaching and the Astroturf groundswell for same-sex marriage at its apex, I thought I'd put in a plug for the Bible, whose integrity and timeless principles are under increasing assault in our culture... (more)


April 1, 2013
ASSOCIATED PRESS Republican Sen. Jeff Flake says it is "inevitable" that his party will see one of its own run for president while supporting gay marriage. The Arizona lawmaker on Sunday said the shifting political landscape will eventually yield a candidate who backs same-sex marriage and predicts that candidate would find support within the GOP... (more)


April 1, 2013
WASHINGTON TIMES Long hailed as the savior who restored much-needed financial order to the GOP, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, in his third year in the high-profile post, suddenly finds himself in troubled waters... (more)


April 1, 2013
NEWSMAX It was 30 years ago this weekend that mentally disturbed gunman John Hinckley shot and wounded President Ronald Reagan and three others. Among them was the Secret Service agent who famously "took a bullet" for the president that day -- Tim McCarthy, who has been the police chief of Oakland Park, Illinois, for the past 18 years... (more)


April 1, 2013
WORLDNETDAILY Denying a woman access to an otherwise legal abortion is "tantamount to torture," claims a designated United Nations expert in an official report to the international body. What's more, the expert asserts, banning all abortions -- including in the case of rape -- may be "torture" too, whether the bans are legally passed or not... (more)


April 1, 2013
MICHELLE MALKIN Bleeding-heart liberal Robert Redford is already the subject of early Oscar buzz. His much-hyped new film glamorizing the lives of Weather Underground domestic terrorists, "The Company You Keep," will be released in the U.S. next week. But peace-loving moviegoers should save their money and take a stand... (more)