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May 31, 2011
CNSNEWS.COM Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D.-Fla.), chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, denounced Republicans last week for believing illegal immigration "should in fact be a crime"... (more)


May 31, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS In the first presidential election since the tea party's emergence, Republican candidates are drifting rightward on a range of issues, even though more centrist stands might play well in the 2012 general election. On energy, taxes, health care and other topics, the top candidates hold positions that are more conservative than those they espoused a few years ago... (more)


May 30, 2011
NEWSMAX A Gallup poll released Monday shows a disconnect between United States military personnel and civilians in how they feel about the performance of President Barack Obama, reports DailyCaller.com. The poll analyzes data from interviews with 238,000 adults, including veterans and active military personnel, conducted by telephone between January 2010 and April 2011, before the spike in Obama's approval ratings triggered by the assassination of Osama bin Laden... (more)


May 30, 2011
NEWSMAX Democrats have decided to frighten seniors into believing their Medicare benefits will be lost under Republican budget plans, senior GOP Congressman Steve King contends in an exclusive Newsmax.TV interview. In the wake of the Democratic win in a New York House seat last week, the party will continue to push what the Iowa representative termed "Mediscare"... (more)


May 30, 2011
WASHINGTON EXAMINER To say that the military is what makes America great could perhaps give other nations the wrong impression, but it is true all the same. This is not because Americans are a particularly militaristic people. Nor is it because other aspects of the national identity -- our freedoms, our ingenuity, our faith and our entrepreneurship -- are less important... (more)


May 30, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Maj. Gen. John Alexander "Black Jack" Logan, the father of Memorial Day, was also the father of a hero. Gen. Logan was a noted Union officer in the Civil War, and after the conflict served in Congress from Illinois and led the veteran's organization the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)... (more)


May 29, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES A long-simmering dispute over a powerful new consumer protection agency created in last year's landmark Wall Street reform law broke out into a full-fledged political battle last week as Senate Republicans moved to prevent the White House from installing a new czar at the agency... (more)


May 29, 2011
NEWSMAX The Department of Veterans Affairs cannot bar a Houston pastor from invoking Jesus Christ in a Memorial Day prayer, a federal judge ruled in a case that is yet another illustration of anti-Christian animus in the country... (more)


May 29, 2011
FOX NEWS A law scheduled to go into effect July 1 to require women to wait 72 hours and consult a crisis pregnancy center adviser before getting an abortion violates First Amendment rights, according to a lawsuit filed Friday by Planned Parenthood in U.S. District Court in Sioux Falls, S.D.... (more)


May 28, 2011
LINDA CHAVEZ The Democrats' victory Tuesday in a special election in New York's 26th Congressional District is being touted as proof that Republicans have overreached on Medicare reform. But the facts are more complicated. Many analysts considered the victor, Democrat Kathy Hochul, a better candidate than Republican Jane Corwin. Hochul had a longer track record in the district and more connection with voters... (more)


May 28, 2011
NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld Arizona's 2007 law requiring all employers in the state to use the federal E-Verify system for screening out illegal aliens and revoking the business licenses of firms that knowingly hire them... (more)


May 28, 2011
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Will she or won't she? Rep. Michele Bachmann will announce her plans for the 2012 presidential campaign next month in Iowa. The Tea Party darling said in a video message to a GOP dinner in Des Moines on Thursday that while she still may decide to remove herself from the race, she has already begun to organize campaign efforts in several states... (more)


May 28, 2011
TOM TANCREDO If there is one thing on the minds of Americans across the nation, it is our economic crisis and Washington's failure to address it. The failure of Obama's policies is nowhere more painfully obvious than in his unwillingness to connect the dots between our economic burdens and illegal immigration... (more)


May 27, 2011
MICHELLE MALKIN If you want to watch a corruptocrat start sputtering like Porky Pig with allergies, confront him with three simple words: conflict of interest. Asked this week about his role in securing an ex-lover's highly coveted job at government mortgage giant Fannie Mae, Massachusetts Democrat Rep. Barney Frank retorted: "Aba-dee aba-dee aba-dee aba-dee"... (more)


May 27, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS There's less money this summer for hotel rooms, surfboards and bathing suits. It's all going into the gas tank. High prices at the pump are putting a squeeze on the family budget as the traditional summer driving season begins. For every $10 the typical household earns before taxes, almost a full dollar now goes toward gas, a 40 percent bigger bite than normal... (more)


May 27, 2011
CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER Every Arab-Israeli negotiation contains a fundamental asymmetry: Israel gives up land, which is tangible; the Arabs make promises, which are ephemeral. The long-standing American solution has been to nonetheless urge Israel to take risks for peace while America balances things by giving assurances of U.S. support for Israel's security and diplomatic needs... (more)


May 27, 2011
ANN COULTER Like would-be yentas trying to set you up on dates with their divorced friends, the political class is constantly trying to foist divorced candidates on the Republican Party, authoritatively assuring us that Americans don't have a problem with divorce anymore. Let's examine the truth of that claim... (more)


May 27, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Texas Gov. Rick Perry, the longest serving chief executive in the state's history and a politician who has never lost an election, said Friday he will consider seeking the Republican nomination for president... (more)


May 27, 2011
NEWSMAX Pro-life activists had hoped that the law Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels signed stripping Planned Parenthood of federal funding would catch on. It has. Tennessee, Wisconsin, Texas, Kansas and North Carolina lawmakers have all taken up measures targeting the agency's funding, USA Today reported Friday... (more)


May 26, 2011
STANLEY KURTZ It's time to revisit the issue of President Obama's Palestinian ties. During his time in the Illinois state senate, Obama forged close alliances with the most prominent Palestinian political leaders in America. Substantial evidence also indicates that during his pre-Washington years, Obama was both supportive of the Palestinian cause and critical of America's stance toward Israel... (more)


May 26, 2011
MICHAEL BARONE Question: What do the following have in common? Eckert Cold Storage Co., Kerly Homes of Yuma, Classic Party Rentals, West Coast Turf Inc., Ellenbecker Investment Group Inc., Only in San Francisco, Hotel Nikko, International Pacific Halibut Commission, City of Puyallup, Local 485 Health and Welfare Fund, Chicago Plastering Institute Health & Welfare Fund... (more)


May 26, 2011
JOAN SWIRSKY, RA ANALYST Jew hatred comes in many forms — all of them irrational and unsupported by empirical fact, but all of them powerful and largely effective in deflecting personal and political failure onto a tiny people, who by their mere existence highlight the glaring deficiencies that exist in their adversaries. Like a deadly systemic infection, be it viral or bacterial, Jew hatred comes in many strains... (more)


May 26, 2011
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST Let's cut to the quick: The Democrats want to let Medicare go bankrupt. An accurate TV commercial would portray a Harry Reid lookalike (or Pelosi or Obama) pushing Grandma over the cliff. That is exactly what Democrats are doing to the Republicans, with a Paul Ryan lookalike pushing the chair... (more)


May 26, 2011
SHER ZIEVE, RA ANALYST The recent Indiana Supreme Court ruling against the U.S. Constitution -- rendering the Fourth Amendment null and void in that state by terminating citizens' right to resist illegal police entry into their homes -- is only the latest unconscionable step in a series of actions designed to unravel each and every portion of the Bill of Rights... (more)


May 25, 2011
MICHELLE MALKIN When President Obama signed the trillion-dollar stimulus law in 2009, he proclaimed that he was "keeping the American dream alive in our time." The stimulator-in-chief failed to mention that billions would be spent keeping American tax scammers afloat on our dime... (more)