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June 30, 2012
JOSEPH FARAH America is in big trouble. Thanks to Barack Obama's radical agenda, carried out with near dictatorial zeal, the country is going broke. So what is Mitt Romney's response? If you haven't noticed, he is already lowering expectations about what he will do to reverse course as president. This is not a good sign... (more)


June 29, 2012
BYRON YORK No one knew it at the time, but the key moment in the Supreme Court Obamacare case came on March 26, the first day of oral arguments, when few people were paying close attention. Before getting to the heart of the case, the justices first wanted to deal with what seemed to be a side issue: Was the penalty imposed by the individual mandate in Obamacare a tax?... (more)


June 29, 2012
WEEKLY STANDARD Chief Justice John Roberts held in his majority opinion today that Obamacare's individual mandate may be considered a constitutional tax rather than an unconstitutional mandate... (more)


June 29, 2012
JOSEPH FARAH This was a momentous news day. It was the day the U.S. Supreme Court held the Constitution in contempt and the day the Congress held Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt. It's a sign of the times. We live in an age of contemptuous government. Washington holds the people and the rule of law in contempt... (more)


June 29, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES The House on Thursday cited Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. for contempt of Congress in a historic vote weighted with political significance -- though it does little to break the stalemate over his decision to withhold documents regarding the Justice Department's actions in a botched gunwalking operation... (more)


June 29, 2012
MICHELLE MALKIN Did you know that President Obama has been incommunicado with Colorado's governor for more than two weeks as the nation's worst wildfires rage across the state? Maybe he thought we were all "doing fine"... (more)


June 28, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the heart of President Obama's health care law, ruling the federal government can compel Americans to buy health insurance, and striking a new balance for the scope of federal authority in the 21st century... (more)


June 28, 2012
ALAN KEYES Under the headline "Romney vows to overturn Obama immigration plan," the Washington Examiner reported on Romney's speech to the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Conference... (more)


June 28, 2012
FRED HUTCHISON, RA ANALYST During the culture war of the last forty years, Evangelicals, devout Catholics, and moralists have been migrating steadily to the increasingly conservative Republican Party. Atheists, agnostics, and moral relativists have been migrating to the increasingly liberal Democratic party... (more)


June 28, 2012
TIMOTHY P. CARNEY Closed-minded dismissal of opposing views has gone from being a bad habit of conservatives to a core strategy of the Left. As we await the Supreme Court's Obamacare ruling, liberal commentator after liberal commentator has declared that only a dishonest partisan or a complete fool could find the individual mandate unconstitutional... (more)


June 28, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote Thursday on a contempt of Congress citation against Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. This unprecedented action has been made necessary by the Obama administration's consistent refusal to reveal the whole truth about the Fast and Furious gun-walking operation and the cover-up that followed... (more)


June 28, 2012
MICHELLE MALKIN Attorney General Eric Holder's people have no shame. After months of stonewalling, misinformation and petulant disregard for the victims of the Fast and Furious gunwalking scandal, President Obama's Justice Department is hiding behind the most despicable race-card demagogues on the planet. "Post-racial" America never looked so bitter, clingy and cowardly... (more)


June 28, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES The House oversight committee voted Wednesday to demand a broad audit of the Federal Reserve system by congressional investigators - a major move lawmakers said is designed to bring accountability to the murky workings of the independent board... (more)


June 28, 2012
ASSOCIATED PRESS Tea party-backed challenger Jim Bridenstine upset US Rep. John Sullivan in Oklahoma Republican primary. Navy pilot Bridenstine defeated five-term incumbent Sullivan to capture the Republican nomination in Oklahoma's 1st Congressional District... (more)


June 28, 2012
AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Nearly two in three Americans think President Barack Obama is better suited than Republican rival Mitt Romney to deal with an alien invasion, according to a survey released Wednesday... (more)


June 28, 2012
WEEKLY STANDARD Colorado's wildfire has exploded into an "epic firestorm," in the words of Colorado Springs fire chief Richard Brown. Over 30,000 people have evacuated, and already hundreds of homes have been consumed. Ironically, the U.S. Air Force Academy has also been evacuated, at the very time that Colorado desperately needs more Air Force C-130s to fight the massive fire... (more)


June 27, 2012
RICH LOWRY Upon its passage, Arizona's immigration law was considered so outlandish that Attorney General Eric Holder famously rushed to condemn it without reading it. Now the Supreme Court has read the law and rejected Holder's case against its central element, the so-called "show me your papers" provision stipulating that police officers should check on the immigration status of people suspected of being in the country illegally... (more)


June 27, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES Can U.S. state laws be overturned because foreign governments don't like them? According to the Supreme Court, the answer is yes. In Arizona v. U.S., the case over Arizona's S.B. 1070 immigration law, the Supreme Court gave one of the most comprehensive arguments yet justifying foreign influence over U.S. jurisprudence... (more)


June 27, 2012
JOSEPH FARAH As usual, Justice Antonin Scalia is exactly right about the Supreme Court muddled decision over Arizona's power to police its own territory and enforce existing laws on immigration. In his dissent on a ruling that strictly limits what states can to do protect their own citizens and enforce its own laws, Scalia wrote that the decision "deprives States of what most would consider the defining characteristic of sovereignty: the power to exclude from the sovereign's territory people who have no right to be there... (more)


June 27, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES The past two weeks have offered Mitt Romney numerous opportunities to clarify his stance on immigration -- and every time the presumptive Republican presidential nominee has taken a pass. Looking to run out the clock before the November election without getting entangled in tough issues, Mr. Romney has settled on a go-to answer when he's asked about immigration, health care, women's pay or other thorny policy questions... (more)


June 27, 2012
REUTERS Republican Mitt Romney stepped up his criticism on Tuesday of President Barack Obama's signature domestic policy achievement, saying if the U.S. Supreme Court does not overturn the 2010 healthcare overhaul when it decides its fate this week he would dump it if elected in November... (more)


June 27, 2012
PATRIOT UPDATE Senate Republican staffers continue to look though the 2010 health care reform law to see what's in it, and their latest discovery is a massive $17 trillion funding gap. "The more we learn about the bill, the more we learn it is even more unaffordable than was suspected," said Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, the Republican's budget chief in the Senate... (more)


June 27, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES The Obama administration's hatred for the Second Amendment has reached new heights. After nearly a decade of safe operation, the White House is looking to reduce the number of pilots who provide an extra layer of security against airborne terror by packing a pistol in the cockpit. This plan shouldn't fly... (more)


June 26, 2012
NEWSMAX The Obama administration proved definitively Thursday that it has no believability, says former White House correspondent Keith Koffler... (more)


June 26, 2012
NEWSMAX Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer angrily denounced the Obama administration's decision Monday to strip the state's police agencies of special immigration arrest powers, saying it was like telling the state to "drop dead" in the aftermath of the Supreme Court decision upholding a key provision of Arizona's immigration law... (more)