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May 12, 2011
NEWSMAX The killing of Osama bin Laden is a great feat for the U.S. Navy SEALs, but its overcall significance is being "overblown" and it certainly won't end the war on terror, retired Brig. Gen. Albin Irzyk told Newsmax.TV... (more)


May 12, 2011
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST Hussain Al-Hussaini's comments to his therapist suggest there is much he knows about the Oklahoma City bombing that he has not revealed to the authorities -- and about which the FBI has avoided asking him... (more)


May 12, 2011
REUTERS Republicans planned sharp cuts to foreign aid and education on Wednesday, while Democrats weighed a tax hike on millionaires, highlighting the yawning divide between the two parties in the budget debate... (more)


May 11, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS President Obama's decision to withhold the visual evidence of Osama bin Laden's death has created a fundamental disagreement between the White House and one of the largest journalism organizations in the world. "This information is important for the historical record," said Michael Oreskes, senior managing editor at The Associated Press... (more)


May 11, 2011
JOSEPH FARAH It was about three weeks ago that Jerome Corsi, author of "Where's the Birth Certificate? The Case That Barack Obama Is Not Eligible to Be President," called me with some disturbing news... (more)


May 11, 2011
AUDREY HUDSON House Republicans on Wednesday voted to cut bureaucratic red tape they say has slowed oil production in the Gulf to a trickle and is contributing to the high price of gasoline at the pumps... (more)


May 11, 2011
NATIONAL REVIEW Three Senate Democrats angry about the high price of gasoline propose to raise taxes on the firms that produce it. No, it does not make any sense to us, either. For Democrats, expensive gas is just the price of scoring a moral victory over Big Oil, and American consumers will be expected to pay any price and bear any burden that Harry Reid & Co. inflict upon them... (more)


May 11, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Liberals around town are freaked out because House Speaker John Boehner, Ohio Republican, told Wall Street leaders Monday that a hike in the debt ceiling would have to be accompanied by government spending cuts that exceed the amount of extra debt... (more)


May 11, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Too often, it seems city officials in Washington would like to forget they must operate under the Constitution. The District has gone out of its way to deny residents any meaningful ability to protect themselves at home with a firearm, prompting the Second Amendment Foundation to file a lawsuit on Tuesday to allow gun purchases in the nation's capital... (more)


May 11, 2011
LOS ANGELES TIMES Reporting from Washington -- Now, it's official. Newt Gingrich, a former Georgia congressman who became the first Republican speaker of the House in decades in 1995, announced Wednesday afternoon his candidacy for president in 2012... (more)


May 11, 2011
AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Under pressure from more than five dozen House lawmakers, the Navy late Tuesday abruptly reversed its decision that would have allowed chaplains to perform same-sex unions if the Pentagon decides to recognize openly gay military service later this year... (more)


May 10, 2011
JOAN SWIRSKY, RA ANALYST The cartoonist Fuller depicts the billionaire builder Donald Trump dressed in a circus-master's outfit and holding in one hand a red, white, and blue megaphone and in the other hand a hoop blazing with a fire that says Birth Certificate Question, through which a terrified and desperate Obama is leaping... (more)


May 10, 2011
THOMAS SOWELL One of the sad and dangerous signs of our times is how many people are enthralled by words, without bothering to look at the realities behind those words. One of those words that many people seldom look behind is "education." But education can cover anything from courses on nuclear physics to courses on baton twirling... (more)


May 10, 2011
NEWSMAX More than half of Republicans -- 52 percent -- say there should be a third political party, a new Gallup Poll says. The poll, released Monday, also found that 33 percent of Democrats want a third party. Gallup said it's the first time its polls have found a significantly larger number of Republicans than Democrats favoring a third party... (more)


May 10, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Democrats are trying once again to advance legislation that would give some young illegal immigrants a chance to live legally in the United States. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois plans to file a new DREAM Act bill on Wednesday. In the House, Rep. Howard Berman of California plans to file similar legislation... (more)


May 10, 2011
NEWSMAX Three federal appeals court judges -- including two appointed by President Barack Obama -- will consider a challenge to a provision in the president's new healthcare law that requires most Americans to get insurance... (more)


May 10, 2011
NEWSMAX Many Republican pundits have said during the past week that the jump in President Barack Obama's approval ratings after the killing of Osama bin Laden is unlikely to last. American voters apparently feel the same way, according to a new poll from The Hill... (more)


May 10, 2011
KATHRYN LOPEZ In New York City, 41 percent of babies are aborted. It's even worse than that, actually. As the Chiaroscuro Foundation, a group that supports abortion alternatives, has pointed out: "Sixty percent of African-American pregnancies in New York City were aborted in 2009, the most recent year for which data is available... (more)


May 10, 2011
CAL THOMAS Here's a safe prediction: The "bipartisan" group of congressmen led by Vice President Joe Biden will fail to solve the $14 trillion debt crisis. Here's another prediction: The Heritage Foundation (www.heritage.org/) has developed a formula, made possible by a grant from The Peterson Foundation (www.pgpf.org/), that could balance the budget in 10 years... (more)


May 9, 2011
REUTERS U.S. Senate Republicans on Monday blocked President Barack Obama's nomination of James Cole as deputy U.S. attorney general, the No. 2 position at the Justice Department and a key job in fighting terrorism... (more)


May 9, 2011
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST First the good news: President Obama scored big by authorizing the Navy SEALs to kill Osama bin Laden. The bad news: The anti-terror policy of President Bush -- including enhanced interrogations -- that led to the success of the operation has been scrapped by the Obama presidency... (more)


May 8, 2011
NEW YORK TIMES The world's most wanted terrorist lived his last five years imprisoned behind the barbed wire and high walls of his home in Abbottabad, Pakistan, his days taken up by long hours on the computer, relying on couriers to bring him thumb drives packed with information from the outside world, and domesticity... (more)


May 8, 2011
JOSEPH FARAH You may have thought Barack Obama ended the eligibility debate, and certainly the birth certificate debate, with his release of what purports to be his long-awaited, long-form document. But it's not over -- not by a long shot... (more)


May 8, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Arizona lawmakers want more fence along the border with Mexico -- whether the federal government thinks it's necessary or not. They've got a plan that could get a project started using Internet donations and prison labor. If they get enough money, all they would have to do is get cooperation from landowners and construction could begin... (more)


May 8, 2011
ABC NEWS The government released five videos found in Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, showing the al Qaeda leader preparing a message to the United States and watching himself on television... (more)