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July 16, 2012
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST A movie is about to be released that portrays what America will be like in 2016 if Barack Obama is re-elected. Will the presidential race of that year have all the credibility of a Hugo Chavez election in Venezuela?... (more)


July 16, 2012
ALAN KEYES Recently, I heard a friend of mine echo the sentiment former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker expressed in an interview with WND: "I would vote for the devil himself over Barack Obama." People say this to make clear how deeply they abhor Obama and all his works. Sadly, for them and for America, their passionate hatred of Obama puts them exactly where the devil wants them to be... (more)


July 16, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES Ron Paul has acknowledged that Mitt Romney is going to be the GOP presidential nominee, but the Texas congressman's backers are optimistic that Nebraska Republicans will give the libertarian-leaning candidate a consolation prize today: a guaranteed chance to speak at the August convention... (more)


July 16, 2012
NEWSMAX The head of Britian's intelligence service warned that Iran will acquire a nuclear weapon by 2014 at the latest, and predicted a military strike may be the only way to prevent such a calamity. Sir John Sawers, head of Britain's MI6, told a group of civil servants Friday that Iran is on the path to acquiring a weapon and predicted Israel will act to stop her... (more)


July 16, 2012
TIMOTHY P. CARNEY You know things have changed when a Texas Republican attacks his primary opponent for being cozy with lobbyists and big-business donors. The primary runoff for Texas's open U.S. Senate seat has become another battle along the GOP's major fault line: the Tea Party vs. K Street... (more)


July 16, 2012
WASHINGTON EXAMINER Following up on the news that the American Enterprise Institute hosted a secret meeting with liberal groups to try to build GOP support for a carbon tax, the conservative Heartland Institute has issued a release stating "strong objections to such a plan"... (more)


July 15, 2012
JOSEPH FARAH Liberals won't like this column. But they should read it. Because they keep making the same mistakes over and over again. Maybe they'll learn something. Liberals and "progressives" loved Benito Mussolini, the Italian dictator, who achieved power as a socialist and delivered on his promise in the form of fascism... (more)


July 15, 2012
NEWSMAX Florida election officials will have access to a federal database to help purge its voter rolls of non-citizens under an agreement reached between state and federal officials and welcomed on Saturday by Florida's Republican governor... (more)


July 13, 2012
NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE Monica Crowley is the author of the new book What the (Bleep) Just Happened? The Happy Warrior's Guide to the Great American Comeback and talks about it with National Review Online's Kathryn Jean Lopez... (more)


July 13, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES Speculation about Condoleezza Rice as Mitt Romney's vice presidential pick is off the charts on Friday, with a banner headline on DrudgeReport.com, linking to what appears to be a groundswell of support among conservative thinkers. But for Mr. Romney to pick Ms. Rice would mean the former Massachusetts governor would have to flip-flop on a pro-life promise... (more)


July 13, 2012
MICHELLE MALKIN The Obama administration's loathsome cowboy, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, won't take no for an answer. He's been smacked down repeatedly by federal courts for imposing a draconian, junk science-based moratorium on the oil and gas industry. Yet, the job-killing zealot and his boss just introduced another ruinous offshore drilling ban two weeks ago... (more)


July 13, 2012
WORLDNETDAILY Law enforcement officers in Arizona say they have broken up an alleged plot to assassinate Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who is at odds with the White House over his investigation of Obama's birth documentation, with the Department of Justice over his crackdown on illegal aliens, and assorted criminals already in jail... (more)


July 12, 2012
RICHARD VIGUERIE It says a lot about the caliber of advice Mitt Romney is getting that in the midst of the worst economy since the Great Depression of the 1930s, he can do no better than tie President Barack Obama in most national polls. The same goes for Republican congressional candidates -- especially those for the Senate -- which under the leadership of Democrat Harry Reid hasn't passed a budget in over three years... (more)


July 12, 2012
FRED HUTCHISON, RA ANALYST Have you ever noticed how some judicial decisions defy common sense? The cold, abstract words of their decrees often seem to be the very antithesis of things ordinary people have learned about life through experience. What spell has bewitched the liberal judges? After years of wondering, I now have a theory... (more)


July 12, 2012
WASHINGTON EXAMINER President Obama has fooled plenty of people into thinking Mitt Romney is beating him in the race for campaign cash. This allows Obama to pose as a scrappy underdog and man of the people even as he raises and spends more money than his opponent. It's quite a trick, supported by three money machines... (more)


July 12, 2012
ANDREW NAPOLITANO Presently in America, nearly half of all households receive either a salary or substantial benefits from the government. Presently in America, nearly half of all adults pay no federal income taxes. Presently in America, the half that pay no income taxes receive the bulk of their income courtesy of the government, but ultimately from the half that do... (more)


July 12, 2012
GOV. RICK PERRY Expecting to extend quality health care access to millions of Americans by pressing them into the existing Medicaid system is a little like expecting to win the Indy 500 in a 1965 Chevy Corvair. It's just not the right tool for the job... (more)


July 12, 2012
MARLO LEWIS Today, the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a prominent conservative think tank, hosted a secret, four-and-a-half hour meeting of pols, wonks, and activists, including several self-identified 'progressives,' to develop a PR/legislative strategy to promote and enact a carbon tax... (more)


July 12, 2012
NEWSMAX Another late-Friday afternoon release from the White House -- this one on how agencies should communicate with the public in emergencies -- has Internet privacy advocates crying foul over a possible power grab. The executive order -- "Assignment of National Security and Emergency Preparedness Communications Functions" -- was released last Friday in the late afternoon... (more)


July 12, 2012
BLOOMBERG Republican voters, who in April approved of the way the U.S. Supreme Court was doing its job by better than 2-1, reversed their opinion after justices voted to uphold President Barack Obama's health-care law, according to a poll released today. The survey by Hamden, Connecticut-based Quinnipiac University found 54 percent of Republicans disapproving of the high court's performance and 35 percent approving... (more)


July 12, 2012
WORLDNETDAILY Rep. Andre Carson, D-Ind., who now is under fire for suggesting the U.S. needs to be "looking at" the Islamic madrassa model of education which teaches the Quran, has a history of association with a radical Muslim group that was an unindicted co-conspirator in a scheme to raise money for Hamas... (more)


July 11, 2012
RICH LOWRY Tom Vilsack is one of the most important welfare administrators in the nation. Oh, yeah -- he's also secretary of agriculture. Two-thirds of the Agriculture Department's budget is devoted to welfare programs. The biggest is food stamps, which is now the nation's second-largest welfare program after Medicaid... (more)


July 11, 2012
GEORGE LEEF Almost everyone knows the country went through the wringer after the housing bubble burst. Now a new bubble looms before us - the higher-education bubble... (more)


July 11, 2012
DAILY CALLER Republican congressmen will introduce the most recent attempt to take on the Obama administration's contraception mandate on Tuesday evening... (more)


July 11, 2012
PHILIP KLEIN A New York Times story out today on Republican divisions on repealing President Obama's national health care law includes this quote: "Anytime Republicans are debating taxes and the economy, we're winning," said a veteran Republican campaign consultant who spoke on condition of anonymity to avoid publicly crossing his party's leadership... (more)