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November 17, 2010
MICHELLE MALKIN More than one million Americans have escaped the clutches of the Democrats' destructive federal health care law. Lucky them. Their employers and labor representatives wisely applied for Obamacare waivers earlier this fall and got out while the getting was good... (more)


November 17, 2010
NEWSMAX Republicans virtually across the board want to oust Michael Steele as chairman of the Republican National Committee, which has been plagued by financial mismanagement and ineffectiveness on his watch. But they want to do so quietly, without a big fight in public, The Hill reports... (more)


November 17, 2010
GOV. BOBBY JINDAL In America today, we need to trust ourselves -- not look to others to take care of us. As a society, we bloom when we allow individuals to work hard and enjoy what they can achieve. Economist and Nobel laureate F. A. Hayek rightly credited the "unchaining of individual energies" with creating and sustaining the West's freedom and prosperity... (more)


November 17, 2010
WALTER E. WILLIAMS Let's assume that each of our 535 congressmen cares about the destructive impact of deficits and debt on the future of our country. Regardless of party, congressmen face enormous lobbying pressures and awards to spend more and little or no pressure and awards to spend less... (more)


November 17, 2010
CNSNEWS.COM As Congress' lame duck session began on Monday, activists from around the country met at the Capitol to "keep the pressure on to ensure Congress does not pass radical legislation"... (more)


November 16, 2010
NEWSMAX Rep. Charles Rangel, a veteran New York Democrat and one of the longest-serving legislators in the House, has been found guilty on 11 of 13 ethics charges, ending a two-year investigation into his personal finances. The devastating findings came one day after Rangel, claiming he had no lawyer, stormed out of the hearing after being denied more time to secure an attorney... (more)


November 16, 2010
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR A video of a passenger refusing to undergo a full-body scan at an airport in San Diego has gone viral, propelling the man, John Tyner, to celebrity status. His instant fame reflects widespread frustration with increasingly invasive security methods at US airports nine years after the 9/11 attacks... (more)


November 16, 2010
CNSNEWS.COM The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has issued a travel warning to Muslim airline passengers on U.S. aircraft in response to the Transportation Safety Administration's "enhanced pat down" policy that went into effect in late October... (more)


November 16, 2010
KSBW A 13-year-old Stanislaus County boy at the center of a flag controversy got a big show of support Monday as many people rallied to his side. Cody Alicea was earlier told by Denair Middle School officials that he could not ride to school with a U.S. flag on his bike... (more)


November 16, 2010
PAT BUCHANAN Other than being the highest-profile Republican victims of Tea Party candidates, what do Lisa Murkowski, Mike Castle, Charlie Crist and Arlen Specter have in common? Other than being tea party insurgents who routed establishment Republicans in high-profile primaries, what do Joe Miller, Marco Rubio, Christine O'Donnell, Pat Toomey, Sharron Angle in Nevada, Ken Buck in Colorado and Mike Lee in Utah have in common?... (more)


November 16, 2010
ANDREW C. MCCARTHY Let's review the state of play, shall we? Throughout the 2008 presidential campaign, candidate Barack Obama blasted the Bush administration's decision to treat al-Qaeda terrorists as enemy combatants and detain them without trial at Guantanamo Bay. Now, two years into his presidency, Obama has decided to treat al-Qaeda terrorists as enemy combatants and detain them without trial at Guantanamo Bay... (more)


November 15, 2010
PATRICK RUFFINI Amid all the recriminations about the electoral ineffectiveness of some Tea Party-backed candidates, it's easy to lose sight of a central fact: It's doubtful that, without a newly emboldened grassroots movement, Republican politicians would have been able to create enough momentum against Obama to produce the landslide of November 2... (more)


November 15, 2010
FOX NEWS The Department of Justice has spent tens of millions of dollars this year to compensate more than two dozen states, counties and cities for their costs of jailing illegal immigrants -- even though those communities have adopted policies that obstruct immigration enforcement, according to a recently released report... (more)


November 15, 2010
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), a Washington-based think tank, recently carried a favorable review of a book by Howard Zinn... (more)


November 14, 2010
REUTERS Outgoing House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi appeared to secure the top Democratic leadership spot for next year, as the only lawmaker expected to mount a challenge acknowledged on Sunday that he will not have the support to topple her... (more)


November 14, 2010
CHUCK COLSON According to Britain's Guardian newspaper, the Chinese government "has been considering options for relaxing" its infamous "one-child" policy. While economic realities are forcing the Chinese to rethink that disastrous and cruel policy, many Americans seem to be voluntarily adopting a one-child policy of their own... (more)


November 14, 2010
DOUG PATTON Amid last week's Election Day hype, a little-noticed grassroots earthquake began in the heartland. Three Iowa Supreme Court justices were tossed out of office by the voters. Why? Because last year the three voted to change the definition of marriage in the Hawkeye State in direct contradiction of the will of the people... (more)


November 14, 2010
HENRY LAMB While there are hundreds of political parties and even more political initiatives seeking support, when all of the hoopla is striped away, there are only two political philosophies. One philosophy embraces the notion that government is omnipotent, and grants rights to individual citizens... (more)


November 13, 2010
CNSNEWS.COM Virginia Atty. Gen. Ken Cuccinelli, who has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn the health-care law signed by President Barack Obama last March, says Obama and the Congress that enacted that law--which mandates that individuals must buy government-approved health insurance plans--are seeking a power over the lives of Americans that even King George III did not claim to possess... (more)


November 13, 2010
NEWSMAX A new law that bars Oklahoma courts from considering Islamic law, or Shariah, when deciding cases was put on hold Monday after a prominent Muslim in the state won a temporary restraining order in federal court... (more)


November 13, 2010
NEW YORK POST The Pakistani-born sheik who claims to have orchestrated the 9/11 terrorist attacks won't go to trial anytime soon, according to senior officials in the Obama administration... (more)


November 13, 2010
JEDEDIAH BILA Governor Chris Christie--who has commendably been a defender of fiscal responsibility in New Jersey--recently declared, "I think Delaware was a missed opportunity to have a really good U.S. Senator," affirming that he was proud to have endorsed Mike Castle... (more)


November 13, 2010
LONDON TELEGRAPH Marco Rubio, the new Florida senator and one of the Republican Party's brightest stars, has been trying to stifle a debate over his religious affiliation amid allegations that, contrary to his claims, he is not a Roman Catholic... (more)


November 13, 2010
PAT BOONE Can we just talk common sense, you and I, for a few minutes? I'm not an expert on anything, really, and you may not be either. Yet, in this constitutional republic, we each have a huge and grave responsibility to discharge... (more)


November 12, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES Margaret Thatcher once said that being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. At the Group of 20 summit in Seoul, President Obama asserted that the results of the midterm elections have not diminished his power internationally and that in some ways, he is even stronger, thanks to the friendships he allegedly has developed with world leaders... (more)