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April 12, 2011
JOSEPH FARAH Donald Trump has billions of dollars and a very large megaphone. I am eternally grateful to him for standing up boldly and demanding to see Barack Obama's birth certificate, as I have been doing for the last two and a half years. He probably doesn't need my help, but I offer it here anyway... (more)


April 11, 2011
TONY BLANKLEY The great American engine of democracy is beginning to build up a head of steam, and it remains the finest device created by man to organize collective human action. Two months ago, the conventional wisdom held that Washington would do nothing of consequence to start dealing with our fiscal crisis... (more)


April 11, 2011
MICHIGAN CAPITOL CONFIDENTIAL A federal lawsuit claims a Branch County tea party group was denied the right to display banners and signs at a tea party rally at a public park in Coldwater because it was "too political" and "too controversial." The Coldwater City Council then passed a resolution banning all banners and signs in that park... (more)


April 11, 2011
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST What would "Silent Cal" do? In his time, debt in the billions would have been considered beyond the scope of sanity; forget trillions. So how would Calvin Coolidge have assessed the budget deal just agreed to by 21st century Republican House Speaker John Boehner? Let's explore that... (more)


April 10, 2011
NEWSMAX House Speaker John Boehner and President Barack Obama are hailing Friday night's last-minute budget deal that averted a government shutdown. But Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann is not a fan of the agreement that will slice $38.5 billion in spending, calling it a "disappointment"... (more)


April 10, 2011
NEWSMAX Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin says real estate mogul Donald Trump, who is considering a 2012 presidential run, is right in sending investigators to Hawaii to pursue the issue of where President Barack Obama was born, because many Americans want proof he was indeed born in this country... (more)


April 9, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Liberal immigration activists are looking to Utah as a compassionate and logical model for shaping the nation's future policies toward illegal immigrants. Utah leaders -- including government, education, business and religious groups -- came together last fall to draft a set of principles to guide the immigration debate in the state... (more)


April 9, 2011
POLITICO President Barack Obama said the budget negotiations weren't the place to deal with contentious social issues, but the agreement doesn't completely sidestep abortion. Democrats beat back Republican attempts to cut funding for women's health services, including for organizations like Planned Parenthood... (more)


April 9, 2011
NEWSMAX Perilously close to a government shutdown, President Barack Obama and congressional leaders reached a historic agreement late Friday night to cut about $38 billion in spending and avert the first federal closure in 15 years... (more)


April 8, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Soldiers offended by the sight of two male Marines kissing in public better not mention that fact to their superiors. Under President Obama, the new "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" rules turn the Clinton-era policy on its head. Now those who embrace traditional moral values are the ones being told to stay in the closet... (more)


April 8, 2011
EPICENTER The House of Representatives voted Friday to overturn net neutrality rules created by the FCC in December. The vote, which fell mostly along partisan lines with 234 Republicans and 6 Democrats voting yes, and 177 Democrats and 2 Republicans voting no. The short bill relies on Congress's authority to override regulatory agencies, rather than revoking funding for the FCC... (more)


April 8, 2011
WORLDNETDAILY A Fox News poll of Americans' attitudes toward raising the debt limit beyond $14.3 trillion shows 62 percent opposed -- with a whopping 79 percent of Republicans against a move being promoted by Republican House Speaker John Boehner, despite widespread and growing discontent among his caucus... (more)


April 8, 2011
CNSNEWS.COM Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) vowed yesterday that the provision to defund Planned Parenthood that passed the House earlier this year is "never, never, never going to pass the Senate"... (more)


April 8, 2011
ANN COULTER When Wisconsin Democrats fled the state in order to avoid voting on splendiferous public sector union contracts, did they happen to notice that the rest of the country is in the midst of a massive recession? For years, Democrats have been using taxpayer money so that their buddies in public sector unions never have to know when there's a recession... (more)


April 8, 2011
FOX NEWS Apparently, megalomaniacs need schedulers. Just ask George Soros. The left-wing billionaire is helping fund two major conferences that start on the same day, in two different locations just a three hours apart by car. Two liberal events packed into one long weekend. God created the world in six days... (more)


April 8, 2011
CNSNEWS.COM Lawmakers in the Texas State Legislature recently voted to divert $61 million for family planning operations to more pro-life services, such as crisis pregnancy centers. On April 1, the Texas House of Representatives passed HB 1, the biennial budget bill for fiscal year 2012-2013... (more)


April 8, 2011
CNN Self-proclaimed birther Donald Trump is now so doubtful of President Obama's birthplace that he's sent a team of his own investigators to Hawaii in hopes of getting to the bottom of the issue. That's according to Trump himself, who, in an interview with NBC, warned his investigators just might uncover "one of the greatest cons in the history of politics and beyond"... (more)


April 8, 2011
NEWSMAX The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a controversial appeals court nomination Thursday, setting up the first big battle in this Congress over an Obama judicial nomination. The panel's party line 10-8 vote in favor of University of California at Berkeley law professor Goodwin Liu portends a tough partisan struggle in the full Senate, where Republicans are in position to successfully filibuster his pending confirmation -- a move that would hand President Obama a high-profile judicial defeat... (more)


April 7, 2011
WORLDNETDAILY The former Hawaii elections official who maintains there's no long-form birth certificate for Barack Obama in the Aloha State is now saying the president and his aides have been "caught fibbing" about Obama's background, and the "embarrassing" situation is making it difficult to fess up to the truth... (more)


April 7, 2011
REAL CLEAR POLITICS Freshman GOP Senator Mike Lee (Utah) says President Obama's inability to get a budget passed last year may have been "deliberate"... (more)


April 7, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES The White House has vowed to veto the short-term spending bill House Republicans will vote on this afternoon, taking away the safety net that could have given both sides another week to avert an immediate government shutdown... (more)


April 7, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS The Arkansas Supreme Court has upheld a decision to strike down a state law barring gay couples and other unmarried people living together from serving as adoptive or foster parents... (more)


April 6, 2011
NEWSMAX Billionaire developer Donald Trump is showing signs of a surge in polls tracking GOP frontrunners for the 2012 presidential nomination, according to The Wall Street Journal. In a new Wall Street Journal/NBC poll, Trump was tied for second with former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, with 17 percent behind former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who had 21 percent... (more)


April 6, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES President Obama got an implicit green light Wednesday to go ahead with writing new environmental rules to limit greenhouse gases, after the Senate failed to pass any one of four separate proposals designed to tie the administration's hands... (more)


April 6, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES After 38 years, the regime of Roe v. Wade is starting to lose its grip on public acceptance. As more and more people recognize the sanctity of human life, states are moving to enact legal protections for the unborn after 20 weeks of gestation. Recent scientific evidence suggests children at this stage of development are able to feel pain... (more)