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February 12, 2012
WORLDNETDAILY Officials with Grassfire Nation, a key coordinating group for tea-party-type activities and issues, say the Department of Justice's investigation of Maricopa, Ariz., County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is nothing more than a political attack... (more)


February 12, 2012
SEN. JOHN THUNE The House of Representatives voted to repeal ObamaCare's unsustainable Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) entitlement program. In a major blow to President Obama's signature law, 267 members--including 28 Democrats--voted to wipe the CLASS Act off the books... (more)


February 12, 2012
THE HILL Rick Santorum has taken the lead nationally in the Republican presidential race for the first time, a new poll showed. Less than a week after besting Romney in primary contests in three states, Rick Santorum has a 15-point lead on the former Massachusetts governor, according to a national poll released Saturday by Democratic firm Public Policy Polling... (more)


February 11, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES Is America sliding toward autocratic rule? This is the essential question of Barack Obama's presidency. Mr. Obama vowed to "fundamentally transform" the United States. Despite his incompetence and economic failure, the president is making good on his central promise: the destruction of our constitutional republic... (more)


February 11, 2012
MICHELLE MALKIN If you aren't creeped out by the No Birth Control Left Behind rhetoric of the White House and Planned Parenthood, you aren't listening closely enough. The anesthetic of progressive benevolence always dulls the senses. Wake up... (more)


February 11, 2012
DR. MILTON R. WOLF Conservative voters have a message for the Republican establishment: Not so fast. The Washington-knows-best GOP insiders who gave us John McCain, George W. Bush, Bob Dole and George H.W. Bush are now pushing Mitt Romney. Conservative voters are pushing back. Hard... (more)


February 9, 2012
JOSEPH FARAH I don't know about you, but I'm about to engage in an act of civil disobedience. With the announcement from the Department of Health and Human Services that it will require all employers to provide health insurance to their employees that includes coverage for abortion-inducing drugs, I am prepared to stand up and say without equivocation that my company will never do that -- no matter what... (more)


February 9, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES It's no longer just the economy, stupid. Supplanted in recent election cycles by economic concerns, social issues such as gay marriage, abortion and religious freedom have elbowed their way back into the political debate in the 2012 presidential race... (more)


February 9, 2012
THOMAS SOWELL A funny thing happened to Mitt Romney on the way to his coronation as the inevitable Republican candidate for President of the United States. Minnesota, Missouri and Colorado happened. Rick Santorum beat him in all three states on the same day -- and beat him by huge margins in two of those states, as well as upsetting him in Colorado, where the Mormon vote was expected to give Romney a victory... (more)


February 9, 2012
JOHN HAYWARD A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled, 2-1, that Proposition 8, California's duly-enacted constitutional amendment declaring that only marriages between one man and one woman would be recognized by the state, is unconstitutional... (more)


February 9, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES During Thursday's national prayer breakfast, President Obama said, "I am my brother's keeper, and I am my sister's keeper." The problem is that he actually believes it. The White House is taking increasing fire for a ruling from Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius that social service providers will have to include support for birth control, sterilization and some forms of abortion in their health coverage regardless of their religious or ethical views... (more)


February 9, 2012
NATIONAL REVIEW The Obama administration is now telling liberals that it is not backing down on its new health-care mandate, even as it coos of compromise to religious groups appalled by it. These messages may seem to be contradictory, but actually the administration has been quite consistent: Nothing it has ever said on this issue has been trustworthy... (more)


February 9, 2012
DAVID LIMBAUGH President Obama told NBC's Matt Lauer in an interview Sunday, "I deserve a second term." Well, let's see. He had the courage to tell the Supreme Court off for daring to defy him in its campaign finance law ruling... (more)


February 9, 2012
JOHN STOSSEL In the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson called the pursuit of happiness an unalienable right. This was a radical idea. For most of history, most people didn't think much about pursuing happiness. They were too busy just trying to survive. Then came the liberal revolution based on the idea of individual freedom. Only then did they start thinking that happiness might be possible on earth... (more)


February 8, 2012
FOX NEWS The Republican presidential contest is a two-man race no more. Rick Santorum proved that the 2012 primary election still has a few surprises left, after he went three for three in Tuesday's contests and once again shook up the GOP nomination battle... (more)


February 8, 2012
ASSOCIATED PRESS Former Sen. Rick Santorum moved into second place Tuesday in the race for delegates with wins in Republican presidential caucuses in Colorado and Minnesota. Santorum picked up at least 28 delegates while former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney got at least six... (more)


February 8, 2012
NEWSMAX Roman Catholic pressure to get the Obama administration to back down from its insistence that they provide free contraceptives in their healthcare plans appeared to be paying off on Tuesday... (more)


February 8, 2012
WORLDNETDAILY Following a Georgia judge's ruling that Barack Obama is eligible to be on the state's 2012 Democratic Party presidential ballot, the front lines in the continuing eligibility battle are being fought in Arizona... (more)


February 7, 2012
NEWSMAX Singer, author, and conservative activist Pat Boone has endorsed former Sen. Rick Santorum, whom Boone described as holding the same ideals as President Ronald Reagan. "I am excited to endorse Rick Santorum for president," Boone said. "I've known Rick for many years, and Rick has been a consistent defender of conservatism and the values our great nation was founded upon... (more)


February 7, 2012
RICHARD A. VIGUERIE Former George W. Bush advisor Karl Rove is one of the chief spokesmen for the Washington Republican establishment. This election cycle, Rove's hobbyhorse has been to promote the "inevitability" of moderate former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney's nomination as the Republican candidate for President... (more)


February 6, 2012
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST The Republicans appear destined to slug it out for a few more rounds before landing on a candidate. But Republican strategists have their eyes on the target: extracting the tools of power from a man widely viewed as not just wrong-headed, but dangerous... (more)


February 6, 2012
AMY CONTRADA "He could have stopped it, and should have stopped it," Huckabee said. CNSNews.com: Governor Romney should have stood up to the Court and said, "No"? Huckabee: He should've. (August 2008)... (more)


February 6, 2012
ROBERT SHIBLEY Since the Supreme Court's sharply divided and startlingly wrongheaded decision two years ago in Christian Legal Society v. Martinez, those concerned about religious liberty on campus have known that the fallout was on its way. At Vanderbilt University, it has arrived -- and it's as bad as anticipated... (more)


February 6, 2012
QUIN HILLYER Missouri's "beauty contest" primary on Tuesday could be Rick Santorum's big chance. If he defeats Mitt Romney in that event, as at least one poll shows he is poised to do, the punditocracy and public alike might finally recognize the considerable upside he would offer Republicans as their presidential nominee... (more)


February 5, 2012
PUBLIC POLICY POLLING Last night's results in Nevada were bad news for Newt Gingrich and PPP's first day of polling in Colorado and Minnesota indicates things may only get worse for him in the coming days. In Colorado Mitt Romney looks primed for another big Western win to match his one in Nevada. He leads with 40% there to 26% for Rick Santorum, 18% for Gingrich, and 12% for Ron Paul... (more)