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January 30, 2011
ROB SCHWARZWALDER The clear and inherent constraints of the Constitution would, if applied with intellectual honesty, put an end to the expansionist vision of the federal government that is essential to the Left's program of statism. The Left cannot abide applying the Constitution as it is written because this would upend its multipronged efforts to reshape American government and society at large... (more)


January 29, 2011
NEWSMAX Congressional investigators are demanding to know what criteria the Obama administration used to grant 733 healthcare-reform waivers on insurance plans covering more than 2 million Americans. The inquiry comes amidst allegations that waivers are being granted to reward political supporters, such as unions, or to avoid the spectacle of large numbers of Americans losing coverage... (more)


January 29, 2011
MICHELLE MALKIN President Obama's storytellers recently launched a White House blog series called "Voices of Health Reform," where "readers can meet average Americans already benefiting from the health reform law." I propose a new White House series: "Voices of Health Reform Waivers," where taxpayers can meet all the politically connected unions benefiting from exclusive get-out-of-ObamaCare passes... (more)


January 29, 2011
DAVID LIMBAUGH Obama's latest watchword, "investments," is not, as I originally assumed, simply a euphemism for government spending. It captures his entire economic philosophy -- a philosophy that is permanently engrained in the core of his being and disastrous for America's "future"... (more)


January 29, 2011
BLOOMBERG President Barack Obama will send a multitrillion budget to Congress on Feb. 14, administration spokesman Kenneth Baer said, setting up a conflict over spending that may dominate a divided Congress for the rest of the year... (more)


January 29, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS The filibuster lives on. The Senate voted overwhelmingly late Thursday to reject efforts to change its rules to restrict the blockades that have sown gridlock and discord in recent years on Capitol Hill... (more)


January 28, 2011
ROBERT KNIGHT Socialism - the abolishment of private property - sometimes advances at the point of a gun. At other times, it advances by co-opting the language of freedom. In his State of the Union speech on Tuesday, President Obama paid homage to the free market and families while driving home his central point that government knows best... (more)


January 28, 2011
CNSNEWS.COM Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) is standing by a tweet he made during President Obama's State of the Union Address. The tweet said, " Mr. President, you don't believe in the Constitution. You believe in socialism"... (more)


January 28, 2011
NEWSMAX Despite President Barack Obama's bypass of gun control measures in his State of the Union address, White House adviser David Axelrod says in light of the Gabrielle Giffords shooting in Tucson, Obama soon will take up the issue... (more)


January 28, 2011
CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER The November election sent a clear message to Washington: less government, less debt, less spending. President Obama certainly heard it, but judging from his State of the Union address, he doesn't believe a word of it. The people say they want cuts? Sure they do -- in the abstract. But any party that actually dares carry them out will be punished severely. On that, Obama stakes his re-election... (more)


January 28, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES To those who predicted that the tea party movement would get swallowed up by Washington, Sen. Rand Paul says the cynics have got it completely backward -- it's the tea party that has co-opted Capitol Hill... (more)


January 28, 2011
POLITICO When Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann was named to the House Intelligence Committee earlier this year, one of her Republican colleagues responded this way: "Is that a punchline?" Another simply said, "Jumbo shrimp. Oxymoron." Neither dared to attach his name to his comment... (more)


January 28, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES President Obama seems to have cribbed his new campaign theme from Newt Gingrich, or maybe Saddam Hussein. In his State of the Union address, Mr. Obama rolled out "winning the future" as his latest signature theme and political brand... (more)


January 27, 2011
LONDON DAILY MAIL Climate change may not be as catastrophic for Greenland's icecaps as scientists first thought after researchers found hotter summers may actually slow down the flow of glaciers... (more)


January 27, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Rahm Emanuel is back in the Chicago mayor's race. The Illinois Supreme Court returned the former White House chief of staff's name to the top of the ballot Thursday evening, overturning a lower court ruling that he did not meet the city's residency requirement to run for mayor... (more)


January 27, 2011
JEFF JACOBY Government bureaucracies and legal panels are not usually known for their vivid writing style. But "vivid" doesn't come close to conveying the driving force of the grand jury report released last week by the Philadelphia district attorney in connection with the Women's Medical Society, a long-established abortion clinic operated by Dr. Kermit Gosnell... (more)


January 27, 2011
W. THOMAS SMITH JR. A legislative initiative aimed at preventing "a court or other enforcement authority" from enforcing foreign law in the Palmetto State was introduced today in both the S.C. House and Senate... (more)


January 27, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann took another leap in her remarkable climb to national attention and tea party prominence with her freelance response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech. The tea party champion insists she is not positioning herself as a rival to Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio... (more)


January 26, 2011
ANN COULTER I missed the middle section of Obama's State of the Union address when I took a break to read "War and Peace," but I gather he never got around to what I was hoping he'd say, which is: "What was I thinking?" The national debt is $14 trillion, the Democrats won't stop spending, and President Nero gave us a long gaseous speech about his Stradivarius... (more)


January 26, 2011
MCCLATCHY Sen. Jim DeMint planned to introduce a bill on Wednesday that he said will serve as the main Senate Republican legislative vehicle for repealing Barack Obama's signature health care law... (more)


January 26, 2011
WORLDNETDAILY U.S. Rep. Ron Paul has launched his expected campaign, as the new chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology, to audit the Federal Reserve, that secretive, private organization that runs the U.S. monetary supply... (more)


January 26, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Saying it has become an obsolete waste of money, the House on Wednesday voted to end the taxpayer-funded presidential campaign finance system that has fallen out of favor over the past decade as candidates have chosen to ignore it... (more)


January 26, 2011
JANICE SHAW CROUSE President Obama's State of the Union address was his best opportunity since his midterm "shellacking" to seriously address the debt and deficit issues that threaten America's economic stability now and far into our grandchildren's future. His failure to deal with reality, however, was evident throughout the speech... (more)


January 26, 2011
NEWSMAX A focus group assembled on Sean Hannity's show by pollster Frank Luntz was not impressed with President Obama's State of the Union address, with most scoffing at his call for bipartisanship and few who voted for him saying they would again... (more)


January 26, 2011
RIGHT NETWORK Rep. Michele Bachmann hammered Barack Obama in the Tea Party Response to the 2011 State of the Union Address. Bachmann challenged President Obama to remove job-killing regulations he has imposed on American business... (more)