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July 8, 2011
ROBERT KNIGHT When Timothy F. Geithner whipped out his pocket Constitution in May to address the debt-ceiling issue, the rivers in Hades must have been packed with ice-skaters. Consult the Constitution? The Treasury secretary appeared to be out of order in an administration whose standard operating procedure is flouting the rule of law. Of course, even the devil can quote Scripture... (more)


July 8, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Civil rights groups have sued in federal court to block Alabama's new law cracking down on illegal immigration, which supporters and opponents call the strictest measure of its kind in the nation... (more)


July 8, 2011
WORLDNETDAILY President Obama quietly has been funding the notorious radical group ACORN, his former employer and legal client, possibly in violation of federal law, according to a new report. Obama's Department of Housing and Urban Development gave a $79,819 grant to a Florida office of the largest branch of the ACORN tree... (more)


July 8, 2011
MICHELLE MALKIN Splendid news: Our homeland-security officials have sent fresh warnings to foreign governments that "human bombs" may try to board planes with surgically implanted explosives. The ticking terrorists are reportedly getting help from murder-minded Arab Muslim physicians trained in the West. Infidels beware: Dr. Jihad's version of the health-care oath omits the "no" in "Do no harm"... (more)


July 7, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES The federal judiciary is slowly coming to the realization that the Second Amendment actually means the public can have guns. That's not sitting well with local politicians in Chicago and Washington who are determined to keep the public disarmed. On Wednesday, the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals made that harder by blowing away the claim that "gun violence" concerns justified rules depriving citizens of the right not only to own but also to use firearms in a responsible manner... (more)


July 7, 2011
MARK MECKLER With confusion rampant - in the media, among Americans in general and even in the tea party movement itself - about the political force credited with influencing the outcome of the 2010 elections and that is expected to play a significant role in the 2012 presidential contest, here's one man's go at clarifying who's who and what's what in one of the movement's chief organizations, the Tea Party Patriots (TPP)... (more)


July 7, 2011
NEWSMAX Front-runner Mitt Romney is far and away the top fundraiser among Republican presidential candidates so far. The former Massachusetts governor took in $18 million during the second quarter, while neither Tim Pawlenty nor Jon Huntsman garnered even $5 million, Politico reports... (more)


July 7, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES The House on Thursday gave implicit approval to President Obama to continue his deployment of American military forces to support the NATO mission in Libya, turning back repeated efforts to end U.S. involvement... (more)


July 7, 2011
NEWSMAX Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is running strong in Iowa, statistically tying for first place in a recent Des Moines register poll. And now she has her advertising operation rolling... (more)


July 7, 2011
NEWSMAX With a "fiscal calamity" endangering our standard of living and undermining national security, it is time for the United States to adopt a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution. That's the argument of Sens. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, and Jim DeMint, R-S.C., in an Op-Ed in The Wall Street Journal... (more)


July 7, 2011
CNSNEWS.COM The House Judiciary Committee is launching an inquiry to probe the involvement that Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan had in "health care legislation or litigation" when she was serving as President Barack Obama's solicitor general and was responsible for defending the administration's position in federal court cases... (more)


July 7, 2011
MICHAEL BARONE It's racially discriminatory to prohibit racial discrimination. That's the bottom line of a decision issued last Friday, just before the Fourth of July weekend, by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit... (more)


July 6, 2011
AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE A federal court ruled Wednesday the US military had to immediately stop enforcing a ban on gays serving openly in uniform, even though the government is weeks away from scrapping the policy... (more)


July 6, 2011
NEWSMAX Tea party groups are riled about a United Nations environmental initiative that they say smacks of socialism and one-world government... (more)


July 6, 2011
KRIS W. KOBACH On May 26, for the first time in 35 years, the United States Supreme Court issued an opinion on whether states may take action to stop illegal immigration. In Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting, the Supreme Court upheld the Legal Arizona Workers Act of 2007 against multiple challenges claiming that it was preempted by federal law... (more)


July 6, 2011
LONDON DAILY MAIL Security at airports across the world is to be beefed up because terrorists may be using bombs surgically implanted inside their bodies to try to blow up planes, officials have warned... (more)


July 6, 2011
NEWSMAX Several freshmen Republican senators are adopting strong parliamentary tactics to advance their policy agendas. And that's causing headaches for the Senate leadership -- Democratic and Republican alike -- Politico reports... (more)


July 6, 2011
POLITICO When they took control of the House, Republicans could barely stop talking about their plans to "repeal and replace" the health care reform law... (more)


July 6, 2011
JOHN STOSSEL What do Michael Dell, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and Mark Cuban have in common? They're all college dropouts. Richard Branson, Simon Cowell and Peter Jennings have in common? They never went to college at all. But today all kids are told: To succeed, you must go to college... (more)


July 6, 2011
JAMES R. EDWARDS, JR. The same pro-amnesty senators are again pushing the same amnesty bill, the so-called DREAM Act. Proponents love this legislation, which stands for Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors, because its beneficiaries are the most sympathetic subset of illegal aliens--giving advocates their best shot at achieving amnesty... (more)


July 6, 2011
MICHELLE MALKIN First rule of Obama transparency: If it's a holiday, it's time for a White House document dump. Over the Independence Day weekend, the administration released its 2011 annual report to Congress on White House staff salaries. While economic data for the rest of America remains bleak, the financial outlook for Obama flacks looks rosier than the president's complexion after his latest round of golf... (more)


July 5, 2011
STEVEN GROVES It's the year before a presidential election, so it must be time to debate the Law of the Sea Treaty ("LOST") again. As recently as last Thursday the Chief of Naval Operations pleaded for the U.S. to join the treaty. The Obama Administration has supported Senate action on LOST since at least May 2009 when it released its Treaty Priority List... (more)


July 5, 2011
BLOOMBERG California's Assembly voted to require that public-school textbooks include the accomplishments of gay Americans, sending the measure to Governor Jerry Brown for his signature... (more)


July 5, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES The protections for faith-based groups in New York's new gay marriage law are getting mixed reviews from religious and traditional-values groups, with critics saying the provisions open the way to a "Pandora's box" of lawsuits from gay-rights activists... (more)


July 5, 2011
NEWSMAX Both sides of the same-sex marriage issue agree on one crucial element: New York's approval of gay marriage launched a national movement. But they disagree strongly on the ultimate result. Proponents embrace it as ushering in a new wave of equality, while opponents deride it as undermining traditional marriage... (more)