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April 18, 2012
MICHELLE MALKIN Stop the presses: Big-spending Democrats are finally up in arms over a federal boondoggle. Details of the U.S. General Services Administration bacchanalia get worse by the day. We've graduated from overpriced breakfasts in Vegas, friends-and-family junkets galore and in-house videos mocking their own profligacy to extravagant bonuses, alleged kickbacks, obstructionism, and bribes... (more)


April 17, 2012
NEWSMAX Listening to Rick Santorum one gets the impression that in his opinion the search for the right GOP presidential nominee is still very much ongoing: "We must have a candidate who will keep faith and traditions alive in the country"... (more)


April 17, 2012
DAILY CALLER When David Brock applied for tax-exempt status for Media Matters for America, he told the IRS exactly who his group would be fighting against: businesses, wealthy Americans and conservative Christians... (more)


April 16, 2012
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST In a crowded field, it takes extraordinary perception (to say nothing of time) to choose the right candidate for public office. No such difficulty exists in the Utah's Second Congressional District... (more)


April 16, 2012
PATRICK GARRY, RA ANALYST In his emerging re-election campaign, President Obama's message is becoming clear and simple: be afraid, be very afraid of those heartless conservatives. What is amazing is that his message is almost completely opposite from his message of four years ago... (more)


April 15, 2012
BLOOMBERG NEWS President Barack Obama said the media often ignores progress made at international summits in favor of more "flashy" news, as the Summit of the Americas was overshadowed by allegations of misconduct by his Secret Service agents... (more)


April 15, 2012
JOSEPH FARAH I'm confused about this scandal developing over Secret Service and U.S. military personnel paying for sex in a country where prostitution is legal. Would it be all right with U.S. authorities and the media if the same personnel had non-commercial consensual sex with women in their hotel rooms?... (more)


April 15, 2012
DANIEL J. FLYNN Imagine there's no income tax. It isn't hard to do. No last-minute paperwork hell. And no IRS, too. Almost half of Americans don't have to imagine. An estimated 46 percent of the country will not pay any federal income taxes this year. And you read this as though it were a bad thing?... (more)


April 15, 2012
FRANK GAFFNEY A troubling pattern of putting U.S. and allied security interests second to the Obama administration's political priorities is now well established. If allowed to continue, it will not only make the world more dangerous. It is going to get people killed -- probably in large numbers and some of them may be Americans... (more)


April 15, 2012
WORLDNETDAILY Forty-nine highly respected former NASA astronauts, engineers and scientists are fighting back against efforts by top executives to use the federal agency to promote global warming alarmism... (more)


April 15, 2012
NEWSMAX The government-sanctioned gunrunning operation Fast and Furious was a plot to undermine Second Amendment rights in the United States, National Rifle Association officerWayne LaPierre charged on Friday in an exclusive interview with Newsmax.TV... (more)


April 15, 2012
U.S. TRADE & AID MONITOR Kenyan businesses lately are increasingly becoming recipients of U.S. government largesse, as the Obama Administration, among pursuing other endeavors, aims to expand "livestock-related economic opportunities" in that nation... (more)


April 15, 2012
WASHINGTON EXAMINER President Obama's re-election team, in a quest to inoculate the president from his contentious health care law, is already making the case to voters that the president merely copied his reforms from the man who's running against him this fall, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney... (more)


April 15, 2012
JOSEPH FARAH You've heard some conservatives in talk radio and on the Internet claim that Barack Obama wasn't vetted in 2008 and, this time, in 2012, they were going to do it. While anyone seeking the presidency -- either the first or the second time -- deserves all the scrutiny the media can provide, there is a problem with these brash, marketing-based boasts in 2012... (more)


April 15, 2012
DAILY CALLER Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch is "doggone offended" by the activists and voters standing between him and re-election, describing them as "radical libertarians"... (more)


April 15, 2012
WORLD NEWS TRIBUNE Obama's State Department is giving away seven strategic, resource-laden Alaskan islands to the Russians. Yes, to the Putin regime in the Kremlin. ... The seven endangered islands in the Arctic Ocean and Bering Sea include one the size of Rhode Island and Delaware combined... (more)


April 13, 2012
DAILY CALLER The leader of the Tea Party Nation organization has a blunt message for likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney: Tea partiers will likely vote for you, but don't expect them to get energized and campaign for you... (more)


April 13, 2012
ASSOCIATED PRESS Rick Santorum says money is one of the reasons he all but ended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. And the former Pennsylvania senator says he hasn't had the chance to discuss an endorsement with any of the candidates -- Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul... (more)


April 13, 2012
REUTERS Arizona Republican Governor Jan Brewer signed into law on Thursday a controversial bill that bans most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, giving Republicans a win in ongoing national efforts to impose greater restrictions on abortion... (more)


April 12, 2012
FRED HUTCHISON, RA ANALYST How important was freeing the slaves to Abraham Lincoln? Was that his top priority? How did Lincoln view his primary mission as president? I have heard these issues debated all my life. The issue is now resolved for me by reading One Last Card to Play, a book review by Peter Schramm of Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America, by Allen C. Guelzo. Lincoln was a greater president than I had realized... (more)


April 12, 2012
WALTER E. WILLIAMS When NBC's "Today" show played the audio of George Zimmerman's call to a Sanford, Fla., police dispatcher about Trayvon Martin, the editors made him appear to be a racist who says: "This guy looks like he's up to no good. He looks black."... (more)


April 12, 2012
WASHINGTON TIMES Social conservatives who backed Rick Santorum's presidential campaign said his supporters will get behind Mitt Romney, but warned that the presumptive Republican nominee still has a lot more to do if he wants those activists to man phone banks and knock on doors in the drive to win in November... (more)


April 11, 2012
DAILY CALLER For the hordes of Republicans left thinking post-2008, "Had only we run a real moderate!" yesterday's news that Rick Santorum is dropping out, thus clearing the way for Mitt Romney, was quite a relief. Finally we'll be able to prove that stubbornly unprovable theory that the only way to beat Democrats is by running Republicans who sound and govern just like Democrats... (more)


April 11, 2012
WASHINGTON EXAMINER When Republicans abandon the free market and smaller government, the culprits are often the industry lobbyists within the GOP's inner circles. Former K Street lobbyist Ed Gillespie, who joined Mitt Romney's campaign last week as adviser, shows how industry can muddle Republicans' economic message... (more)


April 11, 2012
JOSEPH FARAH It's time to be very honest about why one political party -- and one political party only -- is dead-set against requiring voters to properly identify themselves at the polling place before casting their ballots. That party is the Democratic Party. And the reason it opposes voter ID is because it makes voter fraud easier when identification is not required... (more)