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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)


July 28, 2012
ROBERT KNIGHT Each day brings new evidence of the left's hatred for Christians and other traditionalists, but the smear campaign against Christian-owned Chick-fil-A sets a new low. The Atlanta-based, 1,600-restaurant chain, famous for its misspelling-prone cows that urge consumers to "eat mor chikin," is under a full-scale fascistic assault, complete with obscene celebrity tweets and government bullying... (more)


July 27, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel waltzed into the Chick-fil-A controversy Wednesday when he declared, "Chick-fil-A's values are not Chicago values. And if you're gonna be part of the Chicago community, you should reflect Chicago values." He wants to block the restaurant chain from expanding in his city because its owner made public statements in defense of traditional marriage... (more)


July 27, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES About one in six voters still thinks President Obama is Muslim while only half identify him as a Christian, according to a new national poll released Thursday. Just 49 percent of voters surveyed by the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion and Public Life said the president is Christian, while 17 percent said he is Muslim and 31 percent did not know his religion... (more)


July 26, 2012
FRED HUTCHISON, RA ANALYST "I, wisdom, dwell with prudence....By me kings reign, and princes decree justice. By me princes rule, and nobles, and all the judges of the earth....When it goes well with the righteous, the city rejoices....By the blessing of the upright, the city is exalted....Take away the wicked from before the king and his throne shall be established in righteousness."... (more)


July 26, 2012
NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE Despite mounting evidence of close ties between the Muslim Brotherhood and Huma Abedin, Secretary of State Clinton's close aide, Republican congressional leaders -- particularly Senator John McCain and House Speaker John Boehner -- continue to target their ire not at the State Department but at Representative Michele Bachmann... (more)


July 26, 2012
FRANK GAFFNEY Movie theaters across America have recently showed a film depicting former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, a woman whose visionary leadership and fortitude -- particularly in the fight against Soviet communism -- earned her the sobriquet "the Iron Lady"... (more)


July 26, 2012
WORLDNETDAILY Hillary Clinton's chief-of-staff, Huma Abedin, worked on the editorial board of a Saudi-financed Islamic think tank alongside a Muslim extremist accused of financing al-Qaida fronts... (more)


July 26, 2012
REUTERS Legislation to subject the Federal Reserve's monetary policy to audits sailed through the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday although the measure is expected to die in the Democrat-controlled Senate... (more)


July 26, 2012
TIMOTHY P. CARNEY President Obama wants you to know that he really does believe that entrepreneurs built their own businesses -- but they need the federal government's help. Earlier this month, it sure sounded like Obama said successful businessmen didn't build their own business... (more)