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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)


December 31, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS A long-standing tit-for-tat between Texas and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over how to regulate pollution has grown fierce in recent months, leaving industry frustrated and allowing some plants and refineries to spew more toxic waste into the air, streams and lakes than what is federally acceptable... (more)


December 31, 2010
WASHINGTON POST Days before a key and controversial provision of the health-care law is set to take effect, Maine is the only state to have asked the Obama administration for an exemption, despite concerns expressed by at least a dozen states... (more)


December 31, 2010
JOSEPH FARAH The new governor of Hawaii has made it clear in interviews with the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and other media that he's going to war with those of us who demand proof of Barack Obama's constitutional eligibility for the presidency... (more)


December 30, 2010
TIM DUNKIN Recently, my fellow columnist Jamie Freeze at Renew America took the decidedly un-conservative position of supporting the recent repeal of the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT) policy. Erroneously hiding behind an appeal to "liberty," she presented several short arguments for why repealing DADT was the right thing to do... (more)


December 30, 2010
NEWSMAX Fresh off the success of the U.S. Senate's ratification of the New STrategic Arms Reduction Treaty last week, President Barack Obama and his administration are marshaling an ambitious plan to denuclearize the United States further by banning all nuclear explosions on earth -- whether for military or for peaceful purposes... (more)


December 29, 2010
BLOOMBERG NEWS President Barack Obama installed James Cole as deputy U.S. attorney general, the nation's second- ranking law enforcement post, by appointing him during the congressional recess to overcome Republican opposition... (more)


December 29, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES Are "illegal aliens" simply misunderstood "undocumented immigrants?" The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Diversity Committee believes so, and it's engaged in a campaign to "inform and sensitize journalists as to the best language to use when writing and reporting" on the issue... (more)


December 29, 2010
CHRISTIAN POST Before the clock strikes midnight on Friday, Americans will look to the heavens before they look forward to a brand new year. A new Rasmussen Reports found that a majority of Americans don't plan on skipping prayer even though they won't attend parties this New Year's Eve... (more)


December 29, 2010
CNSNEWS.COM The federal government has accumulated more new debt--$3.22 trillion ($3,220,103,625,307.29)--during the tenure of the 111th Congress than it did during the first 100 Congresses combined, according to official debt figures published by the U.S. Treasury... (more)


December 29, 2010
RASMUSSEN REPORTS American voters believe free market competition will protect Internet users more than government regulation and fear that regulation will be used to push a political agenda. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that only 21% of Likely U.S. Voters want the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to regulate the Internet as it does radio and television... (more)


December 29, 2010
FRANK GAFFNEY Hold on to your hat. No sooner had the Senate finished approving the so-called New START agreement by the closest margin of any bilateral arms-control treaty with Moscow than the accord's principal architect served notice of her ambitious plans for further denuclearizing the United States... (more)


December 29, 2010
NEWSMAX The newly Republican-controlled House will face a massive task immediately when it gets to work in January. Major planks of Obamacare -- the nation's new healthcare law -- go into effect on Jan. 1 even as the regulations are being challenged by Republican-dominated state legislatures in a federal lawsuit... (more)


December 29, 2010
NEWSMAX A provision in the healthcare bill signed by President Barack Obama in March that requires all citizens who do not have health insurance to buy it or face a fine is opposed by 60 percent of Americans, a CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll shows... (more)


December 29, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES Special-operations troops think the elite force is facing difficulties by accepting open gays into one of the military's more politically conservative communities... (more)


December 29, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY The methods used in a survey that some U.S. military leaders have cited to support their plan to allow homosexuals to live their sexual choices openly and remain in the ranks "border on fraud," according to a critic who spoke with WND... (more)


December 29, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Democratic Gov. Neil Abercrombie wants to find a way to release more information about President Barack Obama's Hawaii birth and dispel conspiracy theories that he was born elsewhere. Abercrombie was a friend of Obama's parents and knew him as a child, and is deeply troubled by the effort to cast doubt on the president's citizenship... (more)


December 29, 2010
MICHELLE MALKIN It was a nefarious year for nettlesome busybodies employed by the Nanny State. Here are the top power-grabbers of 2010 -- those who just can't leave us alone: New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg -- Two feet of snow paralyzed trains, buses, snowplows, and emergency vehicles in the Big Apple this week... (more)


December 29, 2010
TONY LEE While liberals often want to take other people's money and spend it the way they think is proper, liberals are, on the whole, hypocritically far less generous with their money than conservatives that they demonize are... (more)


December 28, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES Brian Terry died for President Obama's sins. Mr. Terry, a U.S. Border Patrol agent, was killed during operations against bandits near the southern Arizona town of Rio Rico, approximately 15 miles inside the U.S. border. Here and along other infiltration routes, gangsters prey on illegal aliens and drug smugglers or serve as private security forces for gangs engaged in illegal activities... (more)