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August 12, 2011
DEROY MURDOCK To understand how the Obamaa+ administration is running America into the ground, consider the Department of Health and Human Services' August 1 decree ordering, essentially, free birth-control pills for all women. Through this brand-new entitlement -- announced the very day that Congress voted to "reduce" the national debt -- Washington mandates more giveaways, not just to poor women, but to every woman in America, regardless of employment, income, or trust fund... (more)


August 11, 2011
EMILY MILLER The left's phobia of Rep. Michele Bachmann must be contagious. Anticipating a strong showing for the Republican presidential candidate in Saturday's Ames, Iowa, straw poll, Newsweek magazine printed a profile so nasty that the story ought to be judged by its cover... (more)


August 10, 2011
LONDON DAILY MAIL A few weeks after the U.S. city of Detroit was ravaged by 1967 race riots in which 43 people died, I was shown around the wrecked areas by a black reporter named Joe Strickland... (more)


August 10, 2011
NEWSMAX House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell have named their six picks for the 12-member super committee that could mold America's financial future. Texas Rep. Jeb Hensarling will co-chair the committee, which has to make its recommendations on identifying $1.5 trillion to cut from the federal budget by Thanksgiving... (more)


August 10, 2011
ANN COULTER Those of you following the barbaric rioting in Britain will not have failed to notice that a sizable proportion of the thugs are white, something not often seen in this country. Not only that, but in a triumph of feminism, a lot of them are girls. Even the "disabled" (according to the British benefits system) seem to have miraculously overcome their infirmities to dash out and steal a few TVs... (more)


August 10, 2011
THOMAS SOWELL In Don Marquis's classic satirical book, Archy and Mehitabel, Mehitabel the alley cat asks plaintively, "What have I done to deserve all these kittens?" That seems to be the pained reaction of the Obama administration to the financial woes that led to the downgrading of America's credit rating for the first time in history... (more)


August 10, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES A state Senate recall election is not usually a top news story, but political junkies were filling the Twittersphere on Tuesday with up-to-the-minute reports on recall races in Wisconsin. Labor-union-backed Democratic candidates challenged six of Gov. Scott Walker's Republican supporters in hopes of taking enough seats to gain control of the state Senate and block further legislation to erode union power in the Badger State... (more)


August 10, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer filed an appeal Wednesday with the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that put on hold key parts of the state's immigration enforcement law. The appeal comes as Brewer faced a deadline for contesting a district court's decision that, among other things, barred police from enforcing a requirement that police while enforcing other laws to question the immigration status of those they suspect are in the country illegally... (more)


August 9, 2011
REUTERS Nearly 250 new immigration laws and resolutions were enacted in 40 U.S. states during the first half of this year, indicating frustration with the federal government's handling of the issue, according to a new report... (more)


August 9, 2011
NEWSMAX Mitt Romney has been leading the polls for the GOP presidential nomination, but Rick Perry could change all that in a heartbeat. Perry has been giving increasing signs that he will enter the race. The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that Perry would "all but announce his candidacy" in a speech Saturday in Charleston, S.C., and formally launch his bid as soon as next week... (more)


August 9, 2011
NEWSMAX California is getting on board a movement that would consign the Electoral College to the dust bin of history. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on Monday that would give all of the Golden State's 55 electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote. Under the present national setup, all 55 electoral votes go to whoever wins the popular vote in the state... (more)


August 9, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Like rebellious teenagers, Washington politicians ignore advice until they get in trouble. The debt downgrade and market crash ought to get them to rethink their overspending ways. Within the week, a new task force will form to give them an opportunity to make amends... (more)


August 9, 2011
FOX NEWS Just because Congress spent the last several months locking horns over the debt ceiling doesn't mean Republicans have forgotten how much they hate the health care overhaul... (more)


August 9, 2011
NEWSMAX Another wave election may be building across America, poised to sweep away yet another congressional class. Only 24 percent say members of Congress deserve re-election, A USA Today/ Gallup Poll finds... (more)


August 9, 2011
NEWSMAX Soon-to-be-released tapes of Jackie Onassis will reveal that she believed then-Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson was involved in the plot to murder her husband, John F. Kennedy, reports The Daily Mail... (more)


August 9, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES With the stock market facing a historic meltdown, Americans could at least expect the president to be on time for a speech intended to inspire confidence. But those tuning in Monday at 1 p.m. eastern expecting to hear Mr. Obama address the rolling national financial crisis instead saw a live feed of casually dressed techies joking around in front of the presidential podium... (more)


August 8, 2011
GARY BAUER American atheists are a litigious bunch. They constitute a minuscule share of the American population--roughly 1%, according to most polls. Yet with the help of liberal judges and secular elites, they've spent the last few decades on a series of often successful courtroom crusades to eliminate all public recognition of Christianity... (more)


August 8, 2011
REP. DAN BURTON It is a cardinal mistake in any competition, be it sports or politics - and politics is a competition of ideas - to underestimate your opponent. All too often, underestimating your opponent leads to disaster. I believe that America, especially America's political class, is vastly underestimating President Obama... (more)


August 8, 2011
FRANK J. GAFFNEY JR. As the nation mourns the loss in combat of 30 of its military heroes - including 22 members of the Navy's elite SEAL Team 6 - in Afghanistan over the weekend, the question inevitably occurs: What are we fighting for that justifies this latest among so much sacrifice in that distant, backward and inhospitable land?... (more)


August 8, 2011
DR. MILTON R. WOLF The debt-ceiling debate has revealed that there are two types of politicians in America today: those who still claim we can afford Obamacare and those who will tell you the truth. Perhaps the most frustrating aspect of the debt-ceiling debate, other than witnessing establishment politicians in complete denial of the mess they've made, is the fact that the Orwellian-named Budget Control Act of 2011 does so little to actually, you know, control the budget... (more)


August 7, 2011
NEWSMAX Media Research Center founder and conservative activist L. Brent Bozell III says the media backlash against grass-roots conservatism following the debt-ceiling deal is so extreme as to reflect "an exercise in delusional thinking," and charges most media outlets are "completely in the tank" for President Barack Obama in his bid to win re-election... (more)


August 7, 2011
JOSEPH FARAH Back in 2008, the "permanent government," as I call the establishment clique that actually runs America, whipped up the people and their elected representatives in Washington into hysteria over an economic crisis that the ruling class had itself perpetrated... (more)


August 7, 2011
BLOOMBERG NEWS Timothy Geithner has told President Barack Obama that he will remain on the job as Treasury secretary, ending speculation he would leave the administration. The Treasury Department released a statement Sunday saying Geithner had informed the president of his decision to remain in the administration... (more)


August 6, 2011
WORLDNETDAILY A Michigan woman is suing her county over limiting her petition gathering to a 3-by-3-foot square of ground in a 135-acre park, a restriction one attorney said is in the running for the title of the "most unconstitutional [free] speech zone ever"... (more)


August 6, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES The Obama administration has made history by presiding over the first-ever downgrade in the U.S. credit rating. President Obama has outdone all his predecessors in wrecking America's good name. His answer to this problem: Spend even more... (more)