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July 19, 2011
JIM LACEY Regulators regulate. In the absence of adult supervision they still regulate. Think about that a moment. Every morning tens of thousands of persons (no one really knows how many) go to work, with no higher calling than making regulations that the rest of us have to live with. Who voted for them?... (more)


July 19, 2011
SEN. JIM DEMINT If conservatives want to continue our successes in 2012, it is essential we understand why we were so successful in 2010. The 2006 and 2008 elections were disastrous for Republicans... (more)


July 19, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Last November proved voters are eager for new blood in Washington. Tea Party activists helped elect individuals who had never before held public office to both the House and Senate. Herman Cain thinks he can tap the same enthusiasm for outside-the-Beltway candidates in his quest for the Republican presidential nomination... (more)


July 19, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES In spite of his thundering speeches against big government, Texas Gov. Rick Perry has a troubled relationship with the tea party, a rift increasingly obvious as he gets closer to a presidential bid... (more)


July 19, 2011
NEWSMAX Rep. Michele Bachmann has edged into the lead for the GOP nomination for president in the latest Public Policy Polling survey of Republican primary voters. The Minnesota congresswoman now tops former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney 21 to 20 percent... (more)


July 19, 2011
DENNIS PRAGER While liberals are certain about the moral superiority of liberal policies, the truth is that those policies actually diminish a society's moral character. Many individual liberals are fine people, but the policies they advocate tend to make a people worse. Here are ten reasons... (more)


July 18, 2011
WORLDNETDAILY The aftermath of the fight over raising the nation's debt ceiling so Washington can borrow and spend yet more money could leave House Speaker John Boehner facing a challenge from within his own party... (more)


July 18, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS A federal judge says Dixie County officials must remove a granite monument of the Ten Commandments from the front of their courthouse. Senior District Judge Maurice Paul gave the North Florida county until mid-August to remove the monument in Cross City... (more)


July 18, 2011
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST In trying to cope with the debt ceiling, the Republicans are re-learning that the country cannot be run from Capitol Hill -- not from both legislative houses, let alone one. Compounding the challenge is that one house -- in this case Harry Reid's United States Senate -- chooses to spin its wheels while doing -- well, almost nothing... (more)


July 17, 2011
JOSEPH FARAH "We're running out of time," says Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner about the absolute necessity of raising the debt limit that would, no matter how you slice it, allow Barack Obama to continue his profligate and unprecedented spending binge. His scare tactics about an approaching doomsday Aug. 2 were echoed by Sen. Charles Schumer, who suggests there is nowhere to cut in Obama's ravenous spending plans... (more)


July 17, 2011
NEWSMAX GOP leaders simply need to look at history to realize why they must reject Democratic pleas for tax hikes and focus on spending cuts to reduce the deficit, Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert tells Newsmax.TV in an exclusive interview... (more)


July 17, 2011
MICHELLE MALKIN Is there a health insurance horror story disseminated by the White House and its allies that ever turned out to be true? Obamacare advocates have exercised more artistic license than a convention of Photoshoppers. Now, a prominent sob story shilled by President Obama himself about his own mother is in doubt. It's high past time to call their bluffs... (more)


July 17, 2011
EMILY MILLER Fear is the weapon of choice for Democrats intent on protecting their ability to spend - no matter the price. Administration officials insist that if they don't get an increase in the debt ceiling within the next two weeks, America will default. Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner explained in a press conference Thursday, "We have no way to give Congress more time to solve this problem"... (more)


July 17, 2011
DEROY MURDOCK Team Obama's debt-limit negotiating position is fueled by a central non sequitur, a core myth, and a spectacular oversight. Correcting these deficiencies would help Democrats and Republicans drain America's Olympic pool of red ink without drowning the economy in tax hikes... (more)


July 17, 2011
FOX NEWS House conservatives will not support Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell's backup plan to raise the debt ceiling, a leading House conservative told "Fox News Sunday," calling it a "cop-out"... (more)


July 17, 2011
DAVID LIMBAUGH Ordinarily, I'd have difficulty grasping the magnitude of arrogance driving President Obama in budget negotiations that could determine the survival of our nation, but after several painful years of observation, I've come to expect it from him... (more)


July 16, 2011
ALAN KEYES Did Mitch McConnell really propose allowing Obama discretionary authority to raise the debt limit for the remainder of his term? According to an AP story I read Wednesday, that's exactly what he did. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., offered a new plan to allow the president to demand up to $2.4 trillion in new borrowing authority by the summer of next year in three separate submissions... (more)


July 16, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS After same-sex marriage becomes legal here on July 24, gay priests with partners in the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island will head to the altar. They have to. Their bishop set a nine-month deadline for them to marry or stop living together... (more)


July 16, 2011
NEWSMAX The gap between the money Washington takes into its coffers to pay its IOUs and what it actually owes on those IOUs is taking on Grand-Canyonesque proportions, with unfunded liabilities hovering around $62 trillion, according to a USA Today analysis... (more)


July 16, 2011
JERUSALEM POST Robert Baer tells LA KPFK radio that strike on Tehran likely to happen before vote on Palestinian state, that PM wants US to be involved. Israel will probably attack Iran in September, a former CIA officer who spent 21 years in the Middle East, including in Lebanon and Syria, has told a Los Angeles radio show... (more)


July 16, 2011
LOS ANGELES TIMES Reporting from Washington-- The House Republican majority moved Friday to keep old-style incandescent light bulbs around a bit longer, voting to block enforcement of new lighting efficiency rules and setting up a high-wattage fight with the Democratic-controlled Senate... (more)


July 16, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS A federal appeals court is allowing the military to temporarily continue its "don't ask, don't tell" policy for openly gay service members in response to a request from the Obama administration... (more)


July 15, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES The White House is fighting hard to resolve the debt-ceiling crisis with a deal that raises taxes to maintain elevated spending levels. Republicans need to understand that compromising on taxes would be disastrous, possibly guaranteeing President Obama's re-election in 2012... (more)


July 15, 2011
ROBERT KNIGHT Over the past 90 years, a relentless campaign has unfolded to overthrow Judeo-Christian morality and replace it with an amorality that says desires themselves validate choices. This campaign has been advanced largely by hijacking the rubric and moral capital of the black civil rights movement and misapplying it to volitional behavior... (more)


July 15, 2011
THE HILL The Health and Human Services Department granted 39 new waivers last month from part of the healthcare law, bringing the total to just shy of 1,500. In September, HHS will stop the process of granting a new batch of one-year waivers at the end of each month... (more)