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April 18, 2013
CAMPUS REFORM Brevard Community College (BCC) has fired a professor after a school investigation concluded she required students to sign a pledge to vote for President Obama in the run-up to the 2012 election... (more)


April 17, 2013
WASHINGTON TIMES The Neighborhood House Charter School has to bring in counselors for children who will never again see their 8-year-old classmate Martin Richard. The mother of Krystle Campbell, a 29-year-old restaurant manager, said it "doesn't make any sense" that she is gone... (more)


April 17, 2013
WASHINGTON FREE BEACON Law enforcement and intelligence authorities investigating the Boston terror bombings suspect al Qaeda terrorists were behind the blasts that killed three and injured scores although so far there is no firm evidence... (more)


April 17, 2013
NEWSMAX The pressure cooker bombs that were used in the Boston Marathon attacks have been a staple of al-Qaida for years -- and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has known about their use by terrorists since at least 2004... (more)


April 17, 2013
NEWSMAX The prosecutor who put the terrorists in the 1993 World Trade Center attack behind bars says the kind of counter-terrorism needed to stop horrors like the Boston bombings is now "a dirty word'' because of fears of profiling and racism... (more)


April 17, 2013
MICHELLE MALKIN In brief remarks to the nation yesterday on the Boston Marathon bombings, President Obama said that "we all have a part to play in alerting authorities. If you see something suspicious, speak up." In Washington, D.C., electronic signs urged commuters to be on guard. Law enforcement, big-city mayors, and security experts all echoed that famous post-terrorism refrain: "If you see something, say something."... (more)


April 17, 2013
DREW ZAHN Time and again in the history of the United States, when the nation faced need or crisis, America's leaders have called upon the country to turn to its surest hope in darkened days: to bend its knees before Almighty God... (more)


April 17, 2013
JOSEPH FARAH "We have to break through our kind of private idea that kids belong to their parents or kids belong to their families and recognize that kids belong to whole communities." -- MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry. Much has been said about Melissa Harris-Perry's claim that kids don't belong to their parents and families but rather to the community at large... (more)


April 17, 2013
TIM CARNEY When the pro-choice group RH Reality Check hosted a conference call today on abortionist Kermit Gosnell, the speakers focussed entirely on the substandard care Gosnell provided the mothers. But violating sanitation regulations is not really why Gosnell is on trial. He's been charged with killing people -- mostly babies... (more)


April 17, 2013
THOMAS SOWELL Amid all the heated, emotional advocacy of gun control, have you ever heard even one person present convincing hard evidence that tighter gun-control laws have in fact reduced murders?... (more)


April 17, 2013
TAYLOR ROSE The immigration proposal by the Senate's "Gang of Eight" is coming soon, but a new "Gang of Six" in the U.S. House already is jerking on the reins. The "Gang of Six"? "It is a gang that has developed out of frustration, because everybody else is having these secret talks and secret powwows of coming out with a 1,500-page bill that is going to be dropped on America, and we felt like there was a need for people to stand up," Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, told WND... (more)


April 17, 2013
ED FEULNER These days, freedom is under fire in many ways. It's nice to be able to report that in one area, at least, freedom is marching in the right direction: education. "Indiana's highest court ruled unanimously in Meredith v. Pence that the Choice Scholarship Program, which provides vouchers to low-income and middle-income families in the Hoosier State, is constitutional," the Heritage Foundation's Lindsey Burke reported recently... (more)


April 17, 2013
THE GUARDIAN The US is to send distinctly low-key official representation to Lady Thatcher's funeral on Wednesday, with a delegation led by George Shultz and James Baker, who both served as US secretary of state while Thatcher was in power... (more)


April 15, 2013
ALAN KEYES MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry says that Americans haven't invested enough in public education because "...we've always had kind of a private notion of children....We have to break through our kind of private idea that kids belong to their parents, or kids belong to their families, and recognize that kids belong to whole communities... (more)


April 15, 2013
TIM CARNEY "The bigger the baby, the more he charged." That was abortionist Kermit Gosnell's pricing plan. So when one woman came to him about seven or eight months pregnant, Gosnell charged her $2,500, according to the grand jury report... (more)


April 15, 2013
JOSEPH FARAH Wow! Last Friday, when I wrote a column calling for a national day of prayer and fasting this Sept. 11, I never expected to get such an overwhelming response. I ended the column by saying: "Let me know if you're on board." As an afterthought, the commentary editor asked me if he should hotlink that line to my email address. I hadn't thought about it, but I said "sure."... (more)


April 15, 2013
ASSOCIATED PRESS Pope Francis told priests on Sunday to practice what they preach, saying the church's credibility was on the line. During a Mass to formally take possession of one of the Vatican basilicas in Rome, Francis said ordinary Catholics need to "see in our actions what they hear from our lips."... (more)


April 15, 2013
PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY The amnesty bill the "Gang of Eight" has been working on in secret has sprung some leaks so we can identify several major flaws. The Senate Budget Committee reports that there is nothing in the plan to comply with the federal law that states that any immigrant is "inadmissible" who is "likely at any time to become a public charge."... (more)


April 15, 2013
ANDREW STILES Chris Crane, the top union official for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents, is calling on Senator Marco Rubio to leave the so-called Gang of Eight negotiations on comprehensive immigration reform... (more)


April 15, 2013
WASHINGTON TIMES Law enforcement authorities are continuing their investigation into the source of a package addressed to Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio the self-proclaimed "toughest sheriff in America" that contained explosive materials. The package was discovered Thursday at a post office in Flagstaff, Ariz.... (more)


April 15, 2013
BBC NEWS Socialist Nicolas Maduro, hand-picked successor of the late leader Hugo Chavez, has won a narrow victory in Venezuela's presidential poll. Mr Maduro won 50.7% of the vote against 49.1% for opposition candidate Henrique Capriles. Mr Capriles has demanded a recount, saying Mr Maduro was now "even more loaded with illegitimacy"... (more)


April 14, 2013
BREITBART Former South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint continues sending shock waves through the Washington establishment in his new post atop the conservative Heritage Foundation, this time calling on the grassroots citizenry to rise up and replace the mainstream media when it comes to their blackout of coverage of the atrocities of Kermit Gosnell... (more)


April 14, 2013
WORLDNETDAILY The much-awaited Senate immigration reform bill is expected to be introduced next week, and a Republican member of the Senate Judiciary Committee says Democrats are preparing to get it passed as quickly as possible... (more)


April 14, 2013
TAYLOR ROSE The United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, or ATT, "will only be ratified if the Senate votes to, which will not happen so long as I am breathing in the U.S. Senate," Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, told WND... (more)


April 13, 2013
ANDREW C. MCCARTHY In Philadelphia, at a human abattoir on Lancaster Avenue, is where it ends, not where it starts. It starts with the perversion of language. It starts when the icons of a dissipated culture reduce a baby to a "fetus." From there, Yeats's blood-dimmed tide rolls rapidly in. Before long, a baby is not a person but a punishment, as President Barack Obama framed the matter in his familiar off-the-cuff iciness... (more)