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February 10, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Arizona Republican Jon Kyl said Thursday he won't seek re-election to a fourth term in the U.S. Senate in 2012, creating another open seat as Republicans try to take back control... (more)


February 10, 2011
MONTE KULIGOWSKI Ruling that the ObamaCare insurance mandate is unconstitutional is like saying that water is wet. Of course it's an unconstitutional abuse of federal power. If the feds can force people to buy health insurance, there is virtually no limit to the reach of federal meddling into the affairs of life... (more)


February 9, 2011
POLITICO House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says the bill to fund the government for the rest of the year will have language to withhold funding from the health care law by the time it passes the House next week... (more)


February 9, 2011
JERUSALEM POST One of the greatest beneficiaries of the unrest in Egypt has been the Muslim Brotherhood. Banned but tolerated for decades by successive Egyptian regimes, the Islamist movement is now emerging as a central player in the country's resurgent opposition... (more)


February 9, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Lawmakers in Rhode Island and Maryland are taking up bills to legalize gay marriage, advocates in New York are making a renewed push, and opponents are fighting for constitutional bans in Indiana and Wyoming and to re-impose bans in Iowa and Hampshire... (more)


February 9, 2011
NEWSMAX Taking a group of fellow scientists to task for alarmism and flawed analysis, a leading group of scientists published an open letter to Congress this week refuting much of the data indicating that the earth is warming... (more)


February 9, 2011
NEWSMAX The GOP is poised to put the Senate in the win column in 2012 after securing its best starting position in decades as a result of state and national wins last year, University of Virginia political science professor Larry Sabato tells Newsmax.TV... (more)


February 9, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Deepening a rift ahead of the largest annual gathering of conservative activists in Washington this week, some of the movement's top leaders have circulated a private memo urging that conservatism's founding principles be recast to exclude gay rights groups from the Reagan coalition of economic, defense and social conservatives... (more)


February 9, 2011
NEWSMAX Most Republicans don't have high regard for Democratic policies related to the Vietnam War in the 1960s and '70s. But Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, says that in their effort to defund the new healthcare law, Republicans should borrow from techniques used by Democrats back then to curb spending on the war, The Hill reports... (more)


February 9, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS The House on Tuesday failed to extend the life of three surveillance tools that are key to the nation's post-Sept. 11 anti-terror law, a slipup for the new Republican leadership that miscalculated the level of opposition... (more)


February 9, 2011
JOHN STOSSEL You are our Ruler. An entrepreneur tells you he wants to create something he calls a "skating rink." Young and old will strap blades to their feet and speed through an oval arena, weaving patterns as moods strike them. You'd probably say, "We need regulation -- skating stoplights, speed limits, turn signals -- and a rink director to police the skaters. You can't expect skaters to navigate the rink on their own"... (more)


February 9, 2011
JOSEPH FARAH Why is the political left so scared of the "birth certificate" issue, while many on the right dismiss it? The left-wing Mother Jones magazine recently published a lengthy piece by David Corn explaining why the new push by at least 10 states to require proof of constitutional eligibility before future presidential candidates can get on ballots is such a threat to Barack Obama... (more)


February 9, 2011
REP. TED POE The federal government is once again overstepping its authority by messing with Texas. Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) leadership continued their game of hardball by stripping Texas of its authority to issue greenhouse gas permits. It is painfully obvious that the EPA is making an example out of Texas... (more)


February 8, 2011
ABC NEWS Harry Reid could have a real headache soon. A group of Senate Democrats is discussing ways to take aim at the heart of the new health care -- the individual mandate. "We're looking at everything humanly possible. I've always had a concern and a problem with the mandate, that we were forcing it, basically saying by the law of the land you have to buy the product"... (more)


February 8, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES The Ten Commandments have no place in an Ohio courtroom, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last week. The federal judges insisted a poster featuring the Decalogue constituted "an explicit endorsement of religion"... (more)


February 8, 2011
JOHN HAYWARD As we look back upon the life and achievements of Ronald Reagan this week, we should remember that Reagan was strongly pro-life. In fact, he wrote a book on the subject in 1983, Abortion and the Conscience of a Nation. In that book, Reagan maintained that "we cannot survive as a free nation when some men decide that others are not fit to live and should be abandoned to abortion or infanticide... (more)


February 8, 2011
NEWSMAX Americans clearly agree with Republicans' stance that the $14.3 debt ceiling shouldn't be raised, according to a new poll published by The Hill. Just 27 percent of likely voters favor boosting the debt limit, while 62 percent are opposed, the study shows... (more)


February 8, 2011
WORLDNETDAILY An Egyptian journalist interviewed on the nation's Al-Rahma TV outlined a plan for increasing Muslim influence over America, boldly declaring, "The U.S. will be transformed into an Islamic republic"... (more)


February 8, 2011
THOMAS SOWELL Now that two different federal courts have declared ObamaCare unconstitutional, the administration's answer is to call the courts guilty of "judicial activism." Barack Obama has a rhetorical solution for every problem. Remember the repeated claims of "shovel-ready" projects that needed only federal stimulus money to get started?... (more)


February 7, 2011
CNSNEWS.COM Two of the five commissioners on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said that the Commission lacks the legal authority to regulate the Internet, predicting that the recent regulations issued by the commission in December will be struck down in federal court... (more)


February 7, 2011
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST Now that the Republicans have kept their promise to vote on Obamacare repeal (successfully in the GOP-dominated House, unsuccessfully -- as expected -- in the Democrat-run Senate), let's focus on some specifics on the tough road ahead for getting rid of the president's socialized health care monstrosity, and replacing it with a truly American system... (more)


February 6, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Click to view The Washington Times' 14-page special section commemorating the centennial of the 40th President of the United States... (more)


February 6, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Years ago, when I was a media fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, I got to sit down with Martin Anderson, one of Ronald Reagan's closest advisers. We were discussing what had happened at Reykjavik, Iceland, in 1986, when Reagan met with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev... (more)


February 6, 2011
HUMAN EVENTS Ronald Reagan lived a rich life and had an amazing presidency. Let's recall some highlights... (1) In his 1984 reelection bid, Reagan received 525 electoral votes, the most of any candidate in U.S. history, as he garnered 58.8% of the vote and won 49 states in his race against Walter Mondale... (more)


February 6, 2011
NEWSMAX Percolating behind President Ronald Reagan's charm and perpetual smile was a complex individual who was a deep thinker with a sophisticated, world-changing political philosophy, Reagan author Craig Shirley says. The nation's 40th president also was a prolific writer, Shirley told Newsmax.TV in an exclusive interview... (more)