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August 2, 2011
CNSNEWS.COM When the House of Representatives voted this evening on legislation to increase the limit on the federal debt by as much as $2.4 trillion, House Republicans broke a promise included in their 2010 Pledge to America to post the text of bills online "for at least three days" before bringing them up for a vote... (more)


August 1, 2011
KANSAS CITY STAR What flies with the Kansas Legislature doesn't always fly in federal court. For the second time in a month, a federal judge has temporarily halted a law aimed at abortion clinics... (more)


August 1, 2011
RICHARD VIGUERIE The deal to raise the debt ceiling is the death of reality in Washington, D.C. Everyone involved in this deal knows that it does not solve the real crisis that the American people want solved -- the unsustainable spending, deficits and debt that has created the need to raise the debt ceiling. The same Wall Street-Washington axis that demanded and benefitted from TARP is now demanding that Congress raise the debt ceiling... (more)


August 1, 2011
FOX NEWS The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against Alabama's new controversial immigration law, essentially fighting Alabama on grounds similar to its legal battle with Arizona over that state's controversial law... (more)


August 1, 2011
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST In 2008, Americans wanted a "different kind" of president. They got one, but the buyer's remorse in 2011 is pervasive. The much-maligned Tea Party movement -- initially a populist pushback to Obamacare -- symbolizes that regret... (more)


July 31, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS House Republicans rode the tea party tiger to power last fall. Now, it's turning on them, forcing leaders to endure embarrassing delays and unwanted revisions to crucial debt-ceiling legislation... (more)


July 31, 2011
LLOYD MARCUS Some of you side with the establishment Republicans: "Let's compromise with the Democrats regarding raising the debt ceiling. Then the media cannot blame us for causing a government shutdown"... (more)


July 31, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Back in 1900, there were six candidates for president -- from six different political parties. But since the 1950s, it's been two main parties, with a Green Party here and a Reform Party there (Ralph Nader seized 0.7 percent of the vote as a Greenie in 1996, and 2.7 percent in 2000; Pat Buchanan pulled down a whopping 0.4 percent as a Reformer in 2000)... (more)


July 30, 2011
WASHINGTON EXAMINER As expected, the U.S. Senate voted 59 to 41 to table House Speaker John Boehner's plan to increase the debt limit that had been passed by the House just hours earlier... (more)


July 30, 2011
POLITICO Speaker John Boehner pushed his debt-ceiling bill through the House Friday night with the support of 218 Republicans. Here are the 22 no votes... (more)


July 30, 2011
BILL O'REILLY The front-page headline in The New York Times last Sunday was stunning: "As Horrors Emerge, Norway Charges Christian Extremist." That would be Anders Behring Breivik, the 32-year-old who has confessed to taking at least 76 innocent lives apparently because he doesn't like Muslims living in Europe... (more)


July 29, 2011
GREG LAURIE Oscar Wilde said, "The world has grown suspicious of anything that looks like a happily married life." Is it even possible to have a happy marriage? Can a man and a woman fall in love, get married and actually live happily ever after? Or is that just a fairy tale?... (more)


July 29, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES So much for hope and change. With the economy growing worse and worse (see nearby editorial), the grand promises of Barack Obama's 2008 campaign have faded as the reality of malaise takes hold. Mr. Obama has vowed to spend $1 billion in advertising dollars to counteract the effect his policies have had on the nation... (more)


July 29, 2011
REUTERS U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann flaunted her staunch opposition to raising the debt ceiling on Thursday as she made the case she should be elected the next president of the United States... (more)


July 29, 2011
NEWSMAX Is Sarah Palin swaying tea party conservatives to vote against House Speaker John Boehner's debt plan? The former Republican vice presidential nominee put an enigmatic comment on her Facebook page Thursday afternoon that seemed to warn freshman Republicans in the House that they just might face primary opposition if they cave in to demands by their party to raise the debt ceiling, The New York Times theorized... (more)


July 29, 2011
TED NUGENT If the disturbing documentary "Waiting for Superman" didn't convince you that a massive overhaul of the public education system is necessary, maybe the massive cheating scandal erupting in the Atlanta public school system will. First off, there is no argument that public education in America is a complete and total disaster... (more)


July 29, 2011
MICHELLE MALKIN "Millionaires and billionaires," President Obama says derisively, must make more "sacrifices" and live by the same rules the rest of America lives by. But there are seven little words that will never appear on the White House teleprompter: "And that means you, too, George Soros"... (more)


July 29, 2011
CNBC Real estate mogul Donald Trump said Friday he'd consider running for president -- again -- if the U.S. economy "continues to be bad: and "if the Republicans pick the wrong candidate." "I would give it very, very serious thought," he told CNBC. "There are so many people wanting me to do it"... (more)


July 29, 2011
POLITICO A new poll shows that President Barack Obama's approval rating has plummeted to a new low as talks to raise the debt ceiling stalled and the president stayed out of the public eye after a Monday night speech through early Friday... (more)


July 29, 2011
JARRETT STEPMAN In the weeks following the news of Osama bin Laden's death at the hands of U.S. Navy Seals, the mainstream media was running all manner of stories praising President Obama's leadership. That frenzy was partially about America triumphing over an evil mass murderer, but also overwhelmingly about how it would help Obama get reelected... (more)


July 28, 2011
STEVE MILLOY The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is set to kill more jobs with another make-believe air-pollution scare. Although congressional Republicans and businesses oppose the coming rules tightening ground-level ozone standards, they once again have opted to fight the agency with both arms tied behind their backs... (more)


July 28, 2011
REUTERS Women seeking an abortion in North Carolina will have to wait 24 hours, receive counseling and be presented with an ultrasound image of the fetus under an informed consent law passed on Thursday over the governor's objections. Democratic Governor Beverly Perdue had vetoed the measure. But the state Senate voted on Thursday to override the veto... (more)


July 28, 2011
ANN COULTER The New York Times wasted no time in jumping to conclusions about Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian who staged two deadly attacks in Oslo last weekend, claiming in the first two paragraphs of one story that he was a "gun-loving," "right-wing," "fundamentalist Christian," opposed to "multiculturalism"... (more)


July 28, 2011
WASHINGTON EXAMINER Rather than spiraling into a global warming meltdown, we may be heading into the next ice age. The U.S. National Solar Observatory, the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and astrophysicists across the planet report that the nearly all-time low sunspot activity may result in a sustained cooling period on Earth... (more)


July 28, 2011
NEWSMAX NASA has released a new study that may prove global-warming alarmists have been wrong all along. Data from NASA's Terra satellite covering the period 2000 through 2011 shows that when the earth's climate heats up, the atmosphere appears to be better able to channel the heat to outer space... (more)