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April 27, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES To hear them describe it, defenders of traditional marriage during last year's trial on California's Proposition 8 felt like the visiting team in a game with a hometown referee. It was an open secret that District Court Chief Judge Vaughn Walker was gay, although he had never publicly acknowledged it... (more)


April 27, 2011
NEWSMAX The Texas Senate adopted a measure Tuesday asking the federal government to help the state pay for covering the cost of securing its border with Mexico, the Texas Tribune reported Wednesday... (more)


April 27, 2011
DICK MORRIS Two months ago, Washington was abuzz with speculation that Barack Obama was going to follow Bill Clinton's re-election strategy and move to the center, forsaking his liberal agenda that cost him control of the House in 2010. Now, it is evident that he has decided to come down hard left and wage his re-election fight from his liberal bunker, firing shots at Republican cuts in Medicare, pushing tax increases on the rich and attributing the gas price increase to speculators... (more)


April 27, 2011
JOHN STOSSEL The U.S. government has "helped" no group more than it has "helped" the American Indians. It stuns me when President Obama appears before Indian groups and says things like, "Few have been ignored by Washington for as long as Native Americans." Ignored? Are you kidding me? They should be so lucky. The government has made most Indian tribes wards of the state... (more)


April 27, 2011
DENNIS PRAGER In the contemporary world, where left-wing attitudes are regarded as normative, it is a given that capitalism, with its free market and profit motive, emanates from and creates selfishness, while socialism, the welfare state and the "social compact," as it is increasingly referred to, emanate from and produce selflessness... (more)


April 26, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Texas Rep. Ron Paul plans to announce the formation of a 2012 presidential exploratory committee at an Iowa event. Drew Ivers, Paul's 2008 Iowa caucus campaign manager, says the Republican congressman will announce his plans Tuesday at a Des Moines hotel... (more)


April 26, 2011
ROBERT W. PATTERSON While boasting the know-how to fix the health care system and rebuild the economy, the political class claims a curious impotence when it comes to family breakdown. From the retreat from marriage to rising cohabitation and out-of-wedlock birth rates, policymakers of both parties echo sociologist James Q. Wilson's dictum... (more)


April 26, 2011
WASHINGTON EXAMINER A New York Times headline in January told the story: "Union membership in U.S. fell to 70-year low last year." The actual numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics were even more dismal than suggested by the headline... (more)


April 26, 2011
JOSEPH FARAH Last Thursday, nearly three weeks after April Fool's Day, the New York Times, once touting itself as "the newspaper of record" that brought readers "all the news fit to print," carried the following headline in its politics section: "Evidence Aside, State Lawmakers Debate 'Birther' Bills"... (more)


April 26, 2011
CNSNEWS.COM Most of the human race does not see global warming as a serious threat, according to a Gallup poll released last week that surveyed individuals in 111 countries... (more)


April 26, 2011
NEWSMAX U.S. authorities believe al-Qaida already has nuclear capacity and is ready to use it, new WikiLeaks documents detailing prisoner interrogations in Guantanamo Bay have revealed... (more)


April 25, 2011
NEWSMAX One in 7 counties in Illinois has more voters on the electoral rolls than the number of adult residents the U.S. Census tallied, a new study has found... (more)


April 25, 2011
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST There is ample reason to be skeptical that any meaningful solution to the debt crisis will result from the Senate's so-called "Gang of Six." First of all, the history of so-called gangs (of whatever) "solving" anything has ended up with conservative common sense taking its customary back seat... (more)


April 25, 2011
NEWSMAX President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats acquiesced in December to Republican demands that the Bush-era tax cuts be extended for everyone. But now the Democrats in Congress are following the lead of Obama, seeking to end the tax cuts for families with annual income of more than $250,000, The Hill reports... (more)


April 25, 2011
SEN. MIKE LEE "We will raise the debt limit. We always have. We will do it again." -- Pres. Barack Obama. President Obama's words highlight the charade that surrounds the recurring debate over whether it is in America's best interest to increase the debt ceiling. The president articulates a simple sentiment that pervades his administration: Business in Washington is best when it's business as usual... (more)


April 25, 2011
REP. TED POE Right now, someone is sitting at a large oak table in the EPA's marble palace in Washington, D.C., sipping a vanilla latte and dreaming up a new rule to impose. Without fail, the EPA continues to come up with ideas that leave you scratching your head in wonderment because of the questionable science used to justify these regulations... (more)


April 24, 2011
RACHEL MARSDEN Republican Arizona Governor Jan Brewer may not know it, but she has a soul mate in her efforts to control her state's immigration problems in light of federal government inaction. French President Nicolas Sarkozy has also faced accusations of racism and fascism in defending the interests of the territory he was elected to protect and serve... (more)


April 24, 2011
DAVID LIMBAUGH Everyone but the blind and reckless agrees that the United States faces a dire financial crisis. But only one of the two major political parties is offering a plan that has a reasonable chance of averting this crisis and restoring the nation to financial health... (more)


April 23, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Pope Benedict XVI marked the holiest night of the year for Christians by stressing that humanity isn't a random product of evolution. Benedict emphasized the Biblical account of creation in his Easter Vigil homily Saturday... (more)


April 23, 2011
WORLDNETDAILY A CBS News poll released this week, even though heavily weighted to favor Democrat respondents, shows Americans oppose a raise in the federal debt limit by an over 2-to-1 margin, with 63 percent opposed to only 27 percent in favor... (more)


April 23, 2011
WASHINGTON EXAMINER Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner likely scared millions of senior Americans recently when he claimed the government would have to stop sending Social Security checks if Congress fails to raise the national debt limit... (more)


April 23, 2011
MICHELLE MALKIN Don't be fooled by The Donald. Take it from one who knows: I'm a South Jersey gal who was raised on the outskirts of Atlantic City in the looming shadow of Trump's towers. All through my childhood, casino developers and government bureaucrats joined hands, raised taxes and made dazzling promises of urban renewal... (more)


April 23, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Ice makers are the latest target in the left's ongoing war against the conveniences of modern life... (more)


April 22, 2011
ANN COULTER Among the most preposterous claims being made on MSNBC about the fight over public sector unions in Wisconsin is that Gov. Scott Walker and the Republicans are losing "Reagan Democrats" by taking on government employees... (more)


April 22, 2011
NEWSMAX Bills requiring political candidates to prove they are U.S. citizens have cropped up in more than a dozen legislatures, and Oklahoma could be the first state to demand proof of citizenship for all elective offices, The New York Times reports. Sponsors of so-called "birther" bills say they are not trying to gratify voters who refuse to believe President Barack Obama was born in the United States... (more)