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February 2, 2010
THE HILL The U.S. government must spend its way out of the recession, the Democrats' third-ranking House leader stressed Monday. Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.), the House majority whip, said that trying to find greater savings in the budget, which was released by President Barack Obama this morning, wouldn't help alleviate the recession... (more)


February 2, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES In his State of the Union address last week, President Obama said there was "overwhelming scientific evidence on climate change"... (more)


February 2, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES President Obama's pledge to lift the military's ban on openly gay service members this year seems at best headed for extremely close votes in the House and Senate, according to Congress watchers... (more)


February 2, 2010
NORVELL ROSE Sometimes, a Washington whopper is just too big and juicy to resist. It absolutely begs to have a bite taken out of it. Such is the case with the interview David Axelrod gave during the most recent edition of the NBC News show Meet the Press... (more)


February 2, 2010
REUTERS As the U.S. government discusses reauthorizing a sweeping education law and prepares to distribute billions of stimulus dollars for school reform, state legislatures are sending it a strong message: hands off... (more)


February 2, 2010
BRADLEY A. BLAKEMAN Without the ingenuity of America's brightest minds and the investment of U.S. taxpayer dollars, there would be no Internet, as we now know it today... (more)


February 1, 2010
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST The Constitution of the United States says -- "He [The President] shall from time to time give to Congress information of the State of the Union and recommend to their Consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient"... (more)


January 31, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES President Obama made a big deal last week about his purported federal spending freeze, but not enough has been said about how meager the supposed savings actually are. Historical context shows that any savings from this public-relations gimmick will be tiny... (more)


January 30, 2010
LONDON TELEGRAPH Last week he was in Florida to sell the "jobs, jobs, jobs" message of his State of the Union address and unveil plans for a new high-speed bullet train from Tampa to Orlando to help kick-start the economy... (more)


January 30, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES In an unprecedented move, the Republican National Committee on Friday unanimously called on its chairman, Michael S. Steele, to "carefully screen" candidates for their adherence to conservative values before granting them RNC financial help... (more)


January 30, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS The Defense Department starts the clock next week on what is expected to be a several-year process in lifting its ban on gays from serving openly in the military... (more)


January 30, 2010
MICHAEL REAGAN We are speeding toward an economic cliff because our government can't practice restraint. We spend so much more than we take in because politicians at every level use the public treasury to win elections... (more)


January 30, 2010
CONSERVATIVE HQ Richard A. Viguerie, Chairman of ConservativeHQ.com, delivered the keynote address at the January 29 meeting of the Leadership Tea Party, a conservative grassroots training event, at the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport Westin Hotel... (more)


January 30, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY Van Jones, President Obama's controversial former "green jobs" czar, is slated to address a major environmental forum next week alongside speakers from such major corporations as Microsoft, IBM, Yahoo, Intel, Best Buy and the Pacific Gas and Electric Company... (more)


January 30, 2010
DAILY MAIL Britain is facing a new Al Qaeda terror threat from suicide 'body bombers' with explosives surgically inserted inside them. Until now, terrorists have attacked airlines, Underground trains and buses by secreting bombs in bags, shoes or underwear to avoid detection... (more)


January 29, 2010
CHRISTIAN POST The Tennessee State Board of Education approved guidelines Thursday on how to teach the Bible in public high schools... (more)


January 29, 2010
WORLD MAGAZINE Time for a pop quiz. In your lifetime, who--liberals or conservatives--has brought the most cases before the Supreme Court pushing for a broader and more certain application of the First Amendment right to freedom of speech?... (more)


January 29, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Lawmakers in Hawaii have decided not to vote on a bill that would have allowed same-sex civil unions in the state, a move that effectively kills the measure... (more)


January 29, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES Democratic leaders on Thursday shelved plans to push through a major health care overhaul, casting aside President Obama's top legislative goal, which has bedeviled congressional Democrats for more than a year. Senate Democrats put a positive spin on it, arguing that they're sidelining it until later this year... (more)


January 29, 2010
PAT BUCHANAN President Obama is in a dilemma from which there appears to be no easy or early escape. Democrats are the Party of Government. They feed it, and it feeds them. The larger government grows, the more agencies that are created, the more bureaucrats who are hired, the more people who become beneficiaries, the more deeply entrenched in power the Party of Government becomes... (more)


January 29, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey has warned Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele that his plans to align the Republican Party with the "tea party" movement will fail unless Mr. Steele proves his bona fides on taxing-and-spending issues... (more)


January 29, 2010
CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER The real scandal surrounding the failed Christmas Day airline bombing was not the fact that a terrorist got on a plane -- that can happen to any administration, as it surely did to the Bush administration -- but what happened afterward when Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was captured and came under the full control of the U.S. government... (more)


January 29, 2010
RICH LOWRY Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito let a pained expression cross his face and muttered, "Not true." He was reacting to President Obama's description of the high court's ruling in the Citizens United case, and he was entirely right. But the words aptly sum up the entire State of the Union Address... (more)


January 29, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES Acknowledging that the U.S. must continue to borrow to keep the government open, Senate Democrats on Thursday pushed through a $1.9 trillion increase in the nation's debt limit... (more)


January 29, 2010
CHRISTIAN POST A German homeschooling family's request for political asylum was granted Tuesday, five days after their case was heard by a U.S. immigration judge. In his ruling, Judge Lawrence O. Burman acknowledged that not every country can be expected to follow the United States' Constitution... (more)