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January 5, 2011
CAL THOMAS The new House Republican leadership is smart to inaugurate their return to power by reading aloud the U.S. Constitution on the House floor. Recalling America's founding principles is never a bad idea. To some on the left, though, the Constitution doesn't mean what it says, but is to be interpreted by judges and politicians... (more)


January 5, 2011
WORLDNETDAILY U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia says that the U.S. Constitution does not prohibit discrimination based on sex or sexual orientation. The comment came during a recent interview he had at the University of California Hastings College of Law, an interview that was published on the website for California Lawyer, a journal publication... (more)


January 5, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota is the keynote speaker at a GOP event in the early presidential caucus state of Iowa later this month, and a spokesman said Wednesday that the tea party favorite has "not ruled out" a bid for president. "Nothing's off the table for her," said Andy Parrish, Bachmann's chief of staff... (more)


January 5, 2011
BLOOMBERG NEWS Senate Democrats will push as one of their first acts in the new Congress a bid to undercut one of the chamber's most ingrained rules: the filibuster. The effort that begins today is fueled by Republicans' growing use of the filibuster -- the refusal to end debate -- to block legislation since Democrats took control of the Senate in 2007... (more)


January 5, 2011
L. BRENT BOZELL III national media elite reviewed 2010 with great sorrow for how America has besmirched itself in the eyes of the world with its "seething hatred" of Muslims. CBS anchor Katie Couric announced on her Internet show that there wasn't enough evaluation of "this bigotry toward 1.5 billion Muslims worldwide" which was "so misdirected, and so wrong -- and so disappointing"... (more)


January 5, 2011
TERENCE P. JEFFREY Next Wednesday, the House of Representatives will take up legislation sponsored by new House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., that is titled, "Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act"... (more)


January 4, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Eager to dispel the notion that their protest movement is a mere flash in the pan, the nation's tea party activists are preparing to welcome the newest crop of lawmakers to Washington by reminding them of the consequences if they walk away from their campaign promises... (more)


January 4, 2011
REUTERS Republican state legislatures are ramping up a crackdown on illegal immigrants this year, in a concerted drive that risks alienating potential business allies and Latino voters. At least seven states are expected to follow Arizona's controversial push last year to curb illegal immigration... (more)


January 4, 2011
WORLDNETDAILY Another headache has emerged for the largest annual gathering of conservatives slated for next month. With the Conservative Political Action Conference under fire for allowing participation by a homosexual activist group called GOProud and for a financial scandal in which some $400,000 was misappropriated under the watch of current leadership, Frank Gaffney, a leader of the conservative movement for the last 30 years, charges that CPAC has come under the influence of the Muslim Brotherhood... (more)


January 4, 2011
REP. PAUL BROUN "I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic." This oath will echo through the Capitol today as members are sworn in for the 112th Congress. The question is: Do we really mean it? Are we truly committed to abide by the U.S. Constitution as it was originally intended and explained by the Framers of our governing document in the Federalist Papers?... (more)


January 4, 2011
PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY The biggest news of 2010 was the gain of 690 state legislative seats by Republicans and their capture of both state houses in 26 states. Here are some New Year's resolutions for laws they should consider passing in 2011... (more)


January 3, 2011
WORLDNETDAILY U.S. borders with Mexico and Canada simply have been erased under a program run by the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol that issues The Trusted Traveler of North America cards... (more)


January 2, 2011
POLITICO The new Republican-controlled House plans to schedule a vote to repeal the sweeping health care overhaul before President Barack Obama delivers his annual State of the Union address late this month, incoming House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.) said Sunday... (more)


January 2, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES With Congress split this year between Republicans and Democrats, the GOP may not be able to pass much of its repeal agenda, but it still expects to play a major role in shaping government through hearings and investigations into much of what the Obama administration has done... (more)


January 2, 2011
ROBERT KNIGHT Over the past year, it has become obvious that what leftists cannot win at the ballot box, they will accomplish via bureaucratic dictate. After the U.S. Senate in 2009 rejected the massive cap-and-tax scheme on carbon credits, the Obama administration rode to the rescue of global-warming fanatics... (more)


January 2, 2011
DAVID LIMBAUGH This administration is abusive enough when it acts outside its constitutional authority, but it is even more tyrannical when it affirmatively thwarts the express will of the Congress on matters within the legislative domain... (more)


January 2, 2011
AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Israel's army chief told a US Congress delegation in late 2009 he was preparing for a large war in the Middle East, probably against Hamas or Hezbollah, leaked US diplomatic cables showed on Sunday... (more)


January 1, 2011
JEFFREY T. KUHNER With 2010 drawing to a close, the American moment is ending not with a bang but a whimper. The 2000s will be remembered as the era of American decline. Instead of trying to reverse this, Washington is hastening it. The lame-duck Congress, with help from Republicans, passed President Obama's tax deal, which adds nearly another trillion to the debt. It is a massive stimulus in disguise - with no offsetting spending cuts... (more)


January 1, 2011
EMILY MILLER Republican House leaders released a draft of new rules for the 112th Congress, which address many of the reforms advocated by the Tea Party... (more)


January 1, 2011
K.E. CAMPBELL The biggest challenge facing Republicans in the 112th Congress is not Barack Obama. It is not Harry Reid and the Democrat-controlled Senate. It isn't high unemployment, repealing ObamaCare, the threat of Islamism and sharia in America, the deficit, or the looming insolvency of several (mostly blue) states... (more)


January 1, 2011
NEWSMAX Richard Viguerie, the legendary Republican strategist who is now chairman of ConservativeHQ.com, is bullish on the conservative movement for next year. "Expect the conservative and tea party momentum that shook the political scene of 2010 to continue with even more intensity in 2011," he writes on Politico... (more)


December 31, 2010
CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER Most people don't remember Obamacare's notorious Section 1233, mandating government payments for end-of-life counseling. It aroused so much anxiety as a possible first slippery step on the road to state-mandated late-life rationing that the Senate never included it in the final health care law... (more)


December 31, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Sen. Lisa Murkowski was officially named the winner of Alaska's U.S. Senate race Thursday after a period of legal fights and limbo that lasted longer than the write-in campaign she waged to keep her job... (more)


December 31, 2010
MICHAEL REAGAN The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) wants to get its grasping hands around the throat of the Internet, the international town hall where Americans have been free to express their opinions without Big Brother's permission or interference. That makes the FCC unhappy... (more)


December 31, 2010
NEWSMAX The Obama administration will use government agencies and the Clean Air Act to push through its global warming agenda after failing in Congress. FoxNews.com reports that on Jan. 2 new carbon limits will be set and the Environmental Protection Agency will then draw up regulations requiring companies to get permits to release greenhouse gases... (more)