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February 8, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS — U.S. Rep. John Murtha, an influential critic of the Iraq War whose congressional career was shadowed by questions about his ethics, died Monday. He was 77. The Pennsylvania Democrat had been suffering complications from gallbladder surgery. He died at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Va., spokesman Matthew Mazonkey said... (more)


February 8, 2010
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST — "Watch what we do, not what we say." That helpful hint -- once let slip years ago by a high government official -- was meant to convey the message that we do smart things but that doesn't mean it's always smart for us to brag about them... (more)


February 7, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY — Sarah Palin received a rousing welcome from a crowd of more than 1,000 tea partiers last night at the first national tea party convention as she sent a strong message that she supports lower taxes, smaller government, transparency, energy independence and strong national security... (more)


February 6, 2010
CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER — "I am not an ideologue," protested President Obama at a gathering with Republican House members last week. Perhaps, but he does have a tenacious commitment to a set of political convictions. Compare his 2010 State of the Union to his first address to Congress a year earlier. The consistency is remarkable... (more)


February 6, 2010
GLOBE AND MAIL — In 2007, the most comprehensive report to date on global warming, issued by the respected United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, made a shocking claim: The Himalayan glaciers could melt away as soon as 2035... (more)


February 6, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS — The "tea party" activists all agree: Government is too big. Spending is out of control. Individual freedom is at risk. And President Barack Obama's policies are making it all worse. But that's where the consensus ends among the diverse groups of frustrated Americans who count themselves part of this fledgling coalition... (more)


February 6, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS — Still wonder exactly why Justice Samuel Alito shook his head and mouthed the words "not true" during President Barack Obama's State of the Union address? He objected to the president's saying the ruling reversed a century of law... (more)


February 6, 2010
MICHAEL REAGAN — This week, the State of Illinois concluded its primaries for its soon to-be-open United States Senate Seat. This seat, President Obama's until he won the presidency, has gained infamy with former Illinois Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich's efforts to "sell" the seat to the highest bidder... (more)


February 6, 2010
NEWSMAX — Saturday was Ronald Reagan's birthday, and his son Michael Reagan tells Newsmax that the legacy of America's 40th president can be summed up in one word: freedom... (more)


February 6, 2010
DAVID LIMBAUGH — President Barack Obama's delusional perspective on fiscal issues is only surpassed by his surreal approach to the war on terror, which he doesn't even consistently recognize as a war. The ideological extremism of his policies is only surpassed by his flailing incompetence in administering them... (more)


February 5, 2010
HOT AIR — Barack Obama complained at the House Republican Conference that the GOP had mischaracterized ObamaCare as "a Bolshevik plot"... (more)


February 5, 2010
PAJAMAS MEDIA — Apparently, $4.35 billion is not enough for education reform -- at least, not the kind that President Obama and U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan are pushing. With the first $4.35 billion coming from the stimulus package, Obama has asked for $1.53 billion more in his 2011 budget -- all for Duncan's Race to the Top competition... (more)


February 5, 2010
AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE — A U.S. senator has taken the extraordinary step of blocking more than 70 of U.S. President Barack Obama's nominees amid a dispute over a lucrative U.S. Air Force tanker deal, Senate aides said Friday... (more)


February 5, 2010
LONDON GUARDIAN — More than two months after the moment that thousands of confidential emails, documents and computer code from the University of East Anglia (UEA) was released online it remains a mystery who was behind the hack... (more)


February 5, 2010
MICHAEL BARONE — Quick, name the most distrusted occupations. Trial lawyers? Pretty skuzzy, as witness the disgraced John Edwards, kept from the vice presidency in 2004 by the electoral votes of Ohio. Used car dealers?... (more)


February 5, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS — The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday voted to allow the federal government to go $1.9 trillion deeper in debt -- or about $6,000 more for every U.S. resident. The measure, approved 217-212, would raise the cap on federal borrowing to $14.3 trillion... (more)


February 5, 2010
PENNY YOUNG NANCE — CBS is no stranger to controversy regarding its content choices. In fact, television in general and the Super Bowl specifically have been enmeshed in public outrage long before Miss Jackson's infamous "wardrobe malfunction" in 2004... (more)


February 5, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES — The nation's two most prominent veterans groups have come out in opposition to President Obama's plan to end the military's long-standing ban on open homosexuals in the ranks... (more)


February 5, 2010
ABC NEWS — For the brother of Terri Schiavo, Wednesday's news that a team of researchers in England were able to use a novel scanning technology to establish limited communication with a man in a persistent vegetative state was bittersweet... (more)


February 5, 2010
CNSNEWS.COM — The vice chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence said Wednesday that the United States needs to rethink its existing policy of sometimes deliberately allowing people on the Terrorist Watchlist to board airliners and enter the country so they can be covertly tracked for intelligence-gathering purposes... (more)


February 4, 2010
RENEWAMERICA — A January 31 poll reveals that 63 percent of Republicans believe Barack Obama is a socialist. 21 percent of Republicans say he is not, and 16 percent aren't sure... (more)


February 3, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS — Republican Scott Brown is poised to take over the late Sen. Edward Kennedy's long-held seat a week earlier than he had planned, ending the Democrats' Senate supermajority and giving the GOP 41 votes they can use to block President Barack Obama's agenda... (more)


February 3, 2010
SARAH PALIN — Later this week I'll head to Nashville, where I'll have the honor of speaking with members of the Tea Party movement... (more)


February 3, 2010
NEWSMAX — If you ask talk show host Rush Limbaugh what he thanks God for every day, he would express his thankfulness with President Barack Obama's inability to move the bulk of his legislative agenda forward... (more)


February 3, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES — Tomorrow the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote on five of President Obama's controversial court-and-justice nominees. Among them is federal district court nominee Edward Chen of Northern California, whose radical agenda has not been fully exposed and requires further public hearings rather than a vote... (more)