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January 22, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES More guns in law-abiding hands mean less crime. The District of Columbia proves the point. Reading most press accounts, one would be forgiven for thinking Armageddon had arrived after the Supreme Court struck down the District's handgun ban in 2008... (more)


January 22, 2010
CNSNEWS.COM The new federal hate crimes law has all the potential to be a major attack on religious liberty and freedom of speech, according to top religious liberty attorneys... (more)


January 22, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY Air America, the left-wing radio network started with personalities including now-Sen. Al Franken and Rachel Maddow -- now of MSNBC -- has crashed and burned, announcing a bankruptcy filing and plans to pull its plug by Monday... (more)


January 20, 2010
CHRISTIAN POST In the days leading up to the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Americans have shown up in droves at rallies across the country in a show of solidarity against abortion... (more)


January 20, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS President Barack Obama and congressional allies signaled Wednesday they may try to scale back his sweeping health care overhaul to keep parts of it alive in the wake of a stinging rebuke in the Senate race in Massachusetts. A simpler, less ambitious bill emerged as an alternative only hours after the loss of the party's crucial 60th Senate seat... (more)


January 20, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY A New Jersey judge has dismissed a criminal case against a volunteer who was preaching the Gospel on public property in front of the Edison, N.J., High School when his toe inadvertently brushed the grass and he was arrested... (more)


January 20, 2010
AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE The top Republican in the Senate, Mitch McConnell, said on Wednesday that there was barely any support in that chamber for passing cap and trade legislation that aims to control global warming. "I would say there is minimal enthusiasm, and that's putting it mildly, for cap and trade," McConnell said when asked by a reporter whether the initiative was dead for this year... (more)


January 20, 2010
NEWSMAX A year ago, Medea Benjamin, co-founder of anti-war protest group Code Pink, was seated on the Capitol's West Front, 100 feet from the inauguration stage, watching Barack Obama be sworn in as president. On Wednesday, she and other progressive leaders will rally outside the White House to decry the record of that first year... (more)


January 20, 2010
NEWSMAX Tobe Berkovitz, Boston University professor of communications and politics, tells Newsmax: "Sinclair Lewis and Frank Zappa both used the title, 'It can't happen here'... (more)


January 20, 2010
REP. THADDEUS G. MCCOTTER If your finances looked like the federal budget, you wouldn't get elected. You'd get arrested. Under the Democrats' iron-fisted, one-party rule of Washington, family budgets shrink and the federal budget bloats... (more)


January 20, 2010
REP. MIKE PENCE What a difference a year makes. A year ago, Democrats expanded their majorities in Congress on the coattails of President Barack Obama's historic election. The chattering class was giving Republicans no chance of stopping the freight train of big government the Democrat majority was planning as the solution to every problem facing the country... (more)


January 20, 2010
THOMAS SOWELL Some people say that there is no real difference between Republicans and Democrats. Whether that is said because of being too lazy to examine the differences or because it makes some people feel exalted to say, in effect, "a plague on both your houses," it is a dangerous self-indulgence... (more)


January 20, 2010
JOSEPH FARAH What can I say? What can anyone say? The long-awaited political realignment has begun. The Democratic Party has self-destructed. Even Massachusetts recognizes it and led the way last night in making it official. When the polls closed, the curtain opened on a midterm election year that promises the biggest political revolution this nation has witnessed since 1994 -- maybe bigger, maybe much bigger... (more)


January 19, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY Rep. Barney Frank has confirmed that Sen. Chuck Schumer "is working on legislation regarding voting," lending weight to reports that Democrats are planning to implement a federal mandate to automatically register millions of people to vote... (more)


January 19, 2010
DICK MORRIS After Obama succeeds in jamming health care changes down the collective throats of his embattled constituents, his next move will be to bring overt socialism to the United States in the guise of regulatory reform... (more)


January 19, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY The demand for documentation of Barack Obama's eligibility to occupy the Oval Office is surging, with lawmakers in several states now working on legislation that could be used to require future presidential candidates to reveal precisely how they are qualified under the U.S. Constitution's demand for a "natural born citizen"... (more)


January 19, 2010
ANDREA TANTAROS If you're looking to analyze Barack Obama's first year in office, look no further than the special election in the Bay State. It's symbolic -- and very telling - that one year after Obama's inauguration, the Democratic candidate is imploding and poised to lose a longtime held seat in a traditionally blue stronghold... (more)


January 19, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS The civics books say the House and Senate produce a final bill by sitting around a table where the public can watch them work out their differences. It's a quaint idea, but a different modern reality has been on display this month. Democrats are refusing to open to the public the end-stage negotiations on how the government is going to change the delivery of health care... (more)


January 19, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES Just when the Republican Party appears poised for big pickups in the 2010 midterm elections, a ragtag band of grass-roots conservatives millions strong and fiercely motivated, but with no national leader, threatens to split the Grand Old Party in two... (more)


January 19, 2010
MONA CHAREN Oh, how different the world would look if Martha Coakley were a Republican! As it is, she gets the sort of gentle rebukes the press reserves for Democrats. Her campaign was too "lackadaisical," we are told. She was "overconfident," and too "buttoned down"... (more)


January 19, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY One of the two former U.S. Border Patrol agents whose cases have been covered in hundreds of WND reports has confirmed he will seek a retrial to overturn his felony convictions. The sentence for Ignacio Ramos -- along with the sentence for fellow former agent Jose Compean -- was commuted by President Bush as he was leaving the presidency... (more)


January 18, 2010
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST "We have been chastened," a Republican congressional leader solemnly told this column. After the humiliating defeats of 2006 and 2008, one would hope so... (more)


January 17, 2010
JOSEPH FARAH Martin Luther King had a dream. He told about his dream shortly before an assassin cut his life short: "I have a dream today. "I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made plain, and the crooked places will be made straight, and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together... (more)


January 17, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES Barack Obama has the worst budget record of any president in American history. White House budget office spokesman Tom Gavin claimed "a very strong beginning" for the president's purported first-year attempts at controlling spending - for example, zeroing out a $17 million program for work incentive grants... (more)


January 17, 2010
CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER What went wrong? A year ago, he was king of the world. Now President Obama's approval rating, according to CBS, has dropped to 46 percent -- and his disapproval rating is the highest ever recorded by Gallup at the beginning of an (elected) president's second year... (more)