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January 23, 2012
LONDON DAILY MAIL Newt Gingrich hates the media, right? He unloaded on John King at the Charleston debate for raising this issue of his ex-wife's allegations, blasting the "destructive, vicious, negative nature of much of the news media"... (more)


January 22, 2012
ASSOCIATED PRESS Rick Santorum says he's under no pressure to quit the GOP presidential race so conservative voters can coalesce around Newt Gingrich. The former Pennsylvania senator tells CNN's "State of the Union" that his campaign is building momentum even after a third-place finish in South Carolina. He says he expects to run well in Florida's Jan. 31 primary... (more)


January 22, 2012
GARY BAUER Asked by NPR last week to assess the state of the political battle over abortion, NARAL President Nancy Keenan responded, "The bottom line here is that elections matter." That truism was never more true for the pro-life cause than in 2010, the "Year of the Tea Party." The Tea Party's purpose was to demand fiscal responsibility from lawmakers and to elect candidates who would address the country's towering budget deficits... (more)


January 22, 2012
JOSEPH FARAH Yesterday marked the 39th anniversary of one of the darkest days in American history -- maybe the darkest. I can't think of another day in the history of this country in which the government, in this case, the Supreme Court, took an action that triggered the deaths of more than 40 million human beings, in this case, unborn babies, the most innocent lives of all... (more)


January 22, 2012
CATHOLIC LANE The National Defense Authorization Act is probably something you never heard of before the last few weeks of 2011, even though some iteration or other of this federal law has been enacted every year for the past 49 years... (more)


January 22, 2012
PHILIP KLEIN President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law on Aug. 14, 1935, laying what he described as a "cornerstone" of the modern welfare state. At the time, Roosevelt claimed that the sweeping program would, "act as a protection to future administrations against the necessity of going deeply into debt to furnish relief to the needy"... (more)


January 22, 2012
ASSOCIATED PRESS A judge has ordered President Barack Obama to appear in court in Atlanta for a hearing on a complaint that says Obama isn't a natural-born citizen and can't be president. It's one of many such lawsuits that have been filed across the country, so far without success... (more)


January 22, 2012
NEWSMAX Newt Gingrich scored a sweeping victory in the South Carolina primary Saturday, riding two strong debate performances to upset former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. Just a week ago, Romney led polls by double digits, but found his lead collapse under questions about his tax returns... (more)


January 21, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES Rick Santorum said Friday he will continue his campaign on into Florida regardless of how he does this weekend in South Carolina's primary, saying the last 24 hours have been so dramatic they could alter the race in fundamental way... (more)


January 21, 2012
NEWSMAX Mitt Romney's campaign won't firmly commit to Monday night's GOP debate in Tampa, Fla., leaving some to suspect the former Massachusetts governor will not be participating, according to a report by The Hill. With the crucial Republican presidential primary in South Carolina just hours away, stumbling front-runner Romney is acknowledging what some opinion polls are suggesting: He could lose Saturday... (more)


January 21, 2012
GRACE-MARIE TURNER The Obama administration announced today it will wait for a year (coincidentally until after the elections) before requiring religious organizations to comply with an Obamacare mandate that they provide coverage for contraception -- including controversial drugs that can abort an early pregnancy... (more)


January 21, 2012
STAR PARKER The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in Texas gave good reason for celebration for the hundreds of thousands who will arrive in Washington Monday for the 39th annual March for Life... (more)


January 20, 2012
WASHINGTON EXAMINER Newt Gingrich had what will be the most talked about moment on the first question of tonight's South Carolina debate, when he brutally smacked down CNN moderator John King for asking him about his ex-wife saying in an interview that he wanted an open marriage... (more)


January 20, 2012
ASSOCIATED PRESS Rick Santorum edged front-runner Mitt Romney by 34 votes in a surprise flip to the final results of the Iowa caucuses, Republican officials said Thursday. However, the officials did not declare a winner because some votes remain missing in the event's closest finish ever... (more)


January 20, 2012
RICK SANTORUM Name the last nominee to the Supreme Court by a Democratic president who turned out to be a judicial conservative. Maybe Justice Byron White, appointed by John F. Kennedy, who dissented from Roe v. Wade, but one largely draws a blank... (more)


January 20, 2012
ANDREW C. MCCARTHY Ron Paul knows even less about the history of our enemies than he does about their proper treatment under the Constitution. He actually interrupted Monday night's Republican candidates' debate so he could interject the following: "I would like to point out one thing about the Taliban. The Taliban used to be our allies when we were fighting the Russians... (more)


January 19, 2012
TIM DUNKIN I want to like Ron Paul. I really do. There are a lot of things that he says he believes that I find attractive in a candidate. He obviously talks the talk with respect to economic liberty. His pledges to cut a trillion dollars from the federal budget are just the kind of red meat I want to hear coming out of Washington... (more)


January 19, 2012
ASSOCIATED PRESS Texas Gov. Rick Perry says Mitt Romney changed his position on legalized abortion out of political convenience. Romney supported legalized abortion while Massachusetts governor. He says he changed his mind after weighing legislation that would have created new embryos to be destroyed... (more)


January 19, 2012
BUSINESS INSIDER Last night, BuzzFeed got a hold of the 2008 John McCain campaign's research book on Mitt Romney. In over 200 painstakingly researched pages, it notes every slip-up, political fib, and potential liability for Romney going forward... (more)


January 19, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES Last year was a bad year for the abortion industry. Each passing month seemed to expose more of the industry's "dirty laundry" and, in direct response, state legislatures enacted a record number of laws intended to put an end to the tyranny of abortion-on-demand and to the American taxpayers' unwitting complicity in it... (more)


January 19, 2012
THE HILL Congressional support for controversial online piracy legislation eroded dramatically on Wednesday in the face of an unprecedented online protest supported by tech titans such as Google, Wikipedia and Facebook... (more)


January 18, 2012
FRANK GAFFNEY "Don't do it." That is the message American officials, from President Obama on down, are delivering to their Israeli counterparts in the hope of dissuading the Jewish state from taking a fateful step: attacking Iran to prevent the mullahs' imminent acquisition of nuclear weapons... (more)


January 18, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES The White House's pre-emptive strike on the Keystone XL oil pipeline is a disaster for American workers and consumers. President Obama continues to demonstrate that he has no idea how real jobs are created or how the economy works. The proposed pipeline would bring oil from the tar sands in Alberta to refining centers in the United States... (more)


January 18, 2012
MICHELLE MALKIN Well, isn't this rich? And I do mean rich. President Obama, man of the people, will deliver his presidential nomination acceptance speech at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. -- so that Democratic Party fundraisers can reward big donors with skyboxes and other lavish perks... (more)


January 18, 2012
KEN KLUKOWSKI Pastors and priests in five states cannot mention 'Jesus' more than once or twice if they pray in public at an official function after the U.S. Supreme Court stunned constitutional law experts earlier today by letting stand a lower court ruling... (more)