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July 26, 2011
US NEWS Twelve Democratic senators have joined 45 Republicans in a fast growing movement to halt progress on an Obama-backed United Nations effort that could bring international gun control into the United States and slap America's gun owners with severe restrictions... (more)


July 25, 2011
LOS ANGELES TIMES Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign a bill Monday that will increase access to college financial aid for undocumented immigrants. Brown is to appear with the author of the bill, Assemblyman Gilbert Cedillo (D-Los Angeles) at Cal State Los Angeles on Monday afternoon... (more)


July 25, 2011
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST "I think he's trying to destroy The New York Times," a newspaper editor opined to me shortly after worldwide media mogul Rupert Murdoch had acquired and poured money into upgrading The Wall Street Journal (WSJ)... (more)


July 25, 2011
NEWSMAX Journalists who need an ego boost about their chosen profession as a lofty endeavor won't like their reflection in a new poll from The Hill. Almost 70 percent of likely voters characterize the Fourth Estate as biased, and 57 percent contend that reporters are very unethical, or at least somewhat so... (more)


July 25, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES The day after New York became the sixth U.S. state to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, a traditional-values law firm filed a lawsuit to overturn the law, saying that politicians used a "corrupt legislative process" to enact it... (more)


July 24, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Thousands of opponents of gay marriage are protesting in cities across New York as the first weddings are performed in the state... (more)


July 24, 2011
NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE On Sunday, men will marry men and women will marry women, by law, in the State of New York. As we see the photos -- and watch the protests -- we should ask how and why it matters to anyone but the same-sex couples who marry. What have we learned in the Empire State and what's next for marriage, in New York and elsewhere? National Review Online asked some experts... (more)


July 24, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Inspired by a contentious Nebraska law, abortion opponents in five other states have won passage of measures banning virtually all abortions after five months of pregnancy. The late-term bans -- based on the premise that fetuses at that stage can feel pain, a view that has been disputed -- are among a record wave of more than 80 restrictions aimed at reducing access to abortion, all of them approved so far this year in state legislatures... (more)


July 24, 2011
BRYAN W. SHAW On July 7, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule -- another in an endless line of new federal environmental regulations with the stated purpose of improving air quality... (more)


July 24, 2011
DAVID LIMBAUGH The vaunted budget plan from the "Gang of Six" is said to be growing in popularity, but all you need to know to oppose the plan is that a "gang" is behind it. Also, President Obama and Sen. Dick Durbin both support it. But let's not stop there. We all know the major drivers of this careening national debt train are entitlement programs, yet this plan proposes no real structural reforms... (more)


July 23, 2011
WORLDNETDAILY Several tea-party leaders are getting frustrated with the Republicans in Congress and are making their voices heard. Tea Party Nation Founder and President Judson Phillips has made the rounds of the talk shows to denounce the Republicans for giving in to Democratic pressure... (more)


July 23, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS What if they yield, even a little? Call it GOP Primary Fear. A major hurdle to breaking the federal debt-ceiling impasse is the worry by House Republicans that they will invite primary election challenges from the right if they give ground to Democrats on the issue of higher tax revenues... (more)


July 22, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS The ban on gays in the military has stood for nearly a century. In 60 days, after decades of discharges, lawsuits and lobbying, that will change. On Friday, President Barack Obama fulfilled a 2008 campaign pledge and formally ended the ban... (more)


July 22, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Texas governor and potential Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry says he supports state rights so much that he's fine with New York allowing gay marriage. Perry told several hundred potential GOP donors in Aspen, Colo., on Friday that he's an "unapologetic fiscal conservative" and opposes gay marriage but that he's also a strong believer in the 10th Amendment... (more)


July 22, 2011
ROBERT KNIGHT Of all the bombs that liberal pundits toss at the Tea Party, none better illustrates why the GOP should actually pay attention than Thursday's article by E. J. Dionne Jr., the liberal Washington Post columnist. Mr. Dionne, who looks at President Obama's feet and sees water wings, often tries to advise the Republican Party out of the goodness of his heart... (more)


July 22, 2011
DEROY MURDOCK Almost unanimously, Washington Democrats call themselves "pro-choice." "I support a woman's right to choose!" they thunder. "Choice," of course, means abortion, and that is where the Democrats' passion for choice starts and stops... (more)


July 22, 2011
JOSEPH FARAH Barack Obama's Aug. 2 deadline for raising the debt limit is as phony as his Aug. 4 birthday. He's acting like a tough guy who is going to personally withhold the Social Security checks of widows and orphans if Republicans in Congress don't raise the limit on his credit card by trillions of dollars... (more)


July 21, 2011
JEFFREY T. KUHNER President Obama is on the verge of achieving his liberal revolution. His goal is to destroy our Judeo-Christian culture and replace it with European-style radical secularism. The administration is now contemplating forcing health insurance companies to provide free birth control - including the "morning-after" pill - as part of Obamacare... (more)


July 21, 2011
LIFESITENEWS.COM President Obama has warmly endorsed new legislation to establish national recognition of homosexual "marriage," which lawmakers considered in a Senate committee hearing yesterday... (more)


July 21, 2011
FRANK GAFFNEY It is not exactly news that the Obama presidency is determined to go to unprecedented lengths to mollify, appease, and otherwise pander to what it calls the "Muslim world"... (more)


July 21, 2011
DAILY CALLER Now that he's no longer interested in a run for the White House, at least for the time being, it would make sense for real estate mogul Donald Trump to drop the whole "birther controversy" subject, right? But Trump isn't. In an appearance on Wednesday's "Piers Morgan Tonight" on CNN, Trump revisited the topic and refuted claims of racism... (more)


July 20, 2011
EMILY MILLER A long summer of wrangling over the debt may result in President Obama getting everything he wants. Some senators are terrified of losing political face if additional borrowing authority is denied and a partial government shutdown results... (more)


July 20, 2011
JOSEPH FARAH Go figure. Wouldn't you expect me to be about the last guy to get a call from Barack Obama's 2012 campaign asking for donations? I got one recently. Not only did I get one from a very sweet young lady, but she seemed to be certain I was on a list of previous Obama supporters from 2008... (more)


July 20, 2011
MICHELLE MALKIN Immediately after President Obama took office, his Hollywood benefactors clamored for the creation of a "Secretary of Culture." Tinseltown was disappointed with the administration's crony arts czar choice (Chicago lawyer Kareem Dale), but left-wing artists and entertainers have now been mollified... (more)


July 20, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES A Democratic polling firm said President Obama's already weak job-approval numbers are "worse than they appear" and he likely would lose the election if it were held today... (more)