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January 21, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Keith Olbermann is leaving MSNBC and has announced that Friday's "Countdown" show will be his last. In a very abrupt exit typical of his often unpredictable behavior, Olbermann did not explain why he was leaving... (more)


January 21, 2011
NEWSMAX Well-wishers lined Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' ambulance route to the airport Friday, cheering, waving American flags, and hoisting signs urging "Get Well Gabby!" as the congresswoman embarked on a long journey of rehabilitation already being hailed as a "medical miracle" and "divine intervention"... (more)


January 21, 2011
NEWSMAX You might expect that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, one of the top likely candidates for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, would cozy up to tea party followers anytime he can. But he's actually steering clear of the movement, The Boston Globe reports... (more)


January 21, 2011
WORLDNETDAILY An interview with newly elected Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie that addressed Barack Obama's presidential eligibility has prompted two opposing interpretations by legacy media... (more)


January 21, 2011
CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER Suppose someone -- say, the president of United States -- proposed the following: We are drowning in debt. More than $14 trillion right now. I've got a great idea for deficit reduction. It will yield a savings of $230 billion over the next 10 years: We increase spending by $540 billion while we increase taxes by $770 billion... (more)


January 20, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik has never lost an election, but that was before his remarks assigning blame for the deadly Tucson, Ariz., shooting to political "vitriol" and calling Arizona "a mecca for prejudice and bigotry"... (more)


January 20, 2011
ANN COULTER The same people who had blamed Sarah Palin for the massacre at the Tucson Safeway and then taunted her for her "silence" were enraged when she responded. Last Tuesday, the night before Palin responded, MSNBC's Keith Olbermann mocked Palin's silence throughout his show... (more)


January 20, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Maryland lawmakers reintroduced a gay-marriage bill on Thursday, making it the second state after Rhode Island to start the process this year of changing its marriage laws... (more)


January 20, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES Count Bill Cosby as a big fan of school choice. With Congress and the White House gearing up for a major battle over the future of education policy, the comedian who famously criticized academic failings in the black community added his voice Wednesday to that of House Speaker John A. Boehner and others who want to give parents a bigger say in their children's education... (more)


January 19, 2011
POLITICO House Republicans passed a bill to repeal President Barack Obama's health care plan Wednesday, taking their first major step toward rolling back the massive overhaul that has dominated the American political landscape for almost two years... (more)


January 19, 2011
WALTER E. WILLIAMS Some Americans have strong, sometimes unyielding preferences for Mac computers, while most others have similarly strong preferences for PCs and wouldn't be caught dead using a Mac. Some Americans love classical music and hate rock and roll. Others have opposite preferences, loving rock and roll and consider classical music as hoity-toity junk... (more)


January 19, 2011
NEWSMAX President Barack Obama's red-carpet treatment of visiting Chinese President Hu Jintao has failed to sweep away growing alarm over China's no-holds-barred push for military and economic dominance, with one leading conservative expert charging Wednesday that the president's over-the-top coddling of the Chinese amounts to "appeasement"... (more)


January 19, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS Six more states said Tuesday they would join a lawsuit in Florida against President Obama's healthcare overhaul, meaning more than half of the country will challenge the law. The announcement was made as House members in Washington, led by Republicans, debated whether to repeal the law... (more)


January 19, 2011
MICHELLE MALKIN There isn't a shred of evidence that deranged Tucson massacre suspect Jared Loughner ever listened to talk radio or cared about illegal immigration. Indeed, after 300 exhaustive interviews, the feds "remain stumped" about his motives, according to Tuesday's Washington Post... (more)


January 19, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS The House's major investigative committee will explore financial bailouts and the foreclosure crisis on Jan. 26, in the panel's initial hearing this year. Chairman Darrell Issa, of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, invited special inspector general Neil Barofsky and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to testify... (more)


January 19, 2011
JOHN STOSSEL The Republicans promise less intrusive, less expensive government. But will they deliver? In the past, they have said they would shrink the state, but then they came into power and spent more. Consider George W. Bush's eight horrendous years: The budget grew 89 percent -- from $1.86 trillion to $3.52 trillion... (more)


January 18, 2011
REP. MARSHA BLACKBURN Just before Christmas, after Congress had extended tax rates and the halls of the congressional office buildings had emptied, after Air Force One was wheels-up for Hawaii, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) did a remarkable thing. Four days before Christmas, it regulated the Internet... (more)


January 18, 2011
WASHINGTON TIMES As the House prepares for Wednesday's vote to repeal the Democrats' health care law, Republicans say it marks more than a shot at a controversial Obama policy -- they argue it is the first step toward making Congress relevant in debates over the Constitution... (more)


January 18, 2011
NEWSMAX Rep. Steve King, a leader of House Republicans seeking the repeal of Obamacare, tells Newsmax that the healthcare reform law constitutes "a theft of the liberty of the American people" and repeal is an ultimate certainty. The Iowa Republican also declares that Obamacare was the "core issue" that ended Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats' control of the House... (more)


January 18, 2011
WORLDNETDAILY Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie suggested in an interview published today that a long-form, hospital-generated birth certificate for Barack Obama may not exist within the vital records maintained by the Hawaii Department of Health... (more)


January 18, 2011
ONE NEWS NOW The newly-crowned Miss America, 17-year-old Teresa Scanlan, is a mostly home-schooled Christian who pointed heavenward when she was announced as the winner Saturday night. According to the new Miss America, she wasn't the only Christian contestant in this year's pageant... (more)


January 18, 2011
ASSOCIATED PRESS The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from opponents of same-sex marriage who want to overturn the District of Columbia's gay marriage law... (more)


January 18, 2011
JOSEPH FARAH I'm beginning to believe the term "fiscal conservative" is an oxymoron. As long as I have been reporting and commenting on politics (which is a long, long time), I have noticed that those promoting themselves as "fiscal conservatives" are always among the first to call for retreat on economic issues... (more)


January 18, 2011
EMILY MILLER House Republicans demand that President Obama significantly cut government spending in exchange for Congress raising the national debt ceiling... (more)


January 18, 2011
FRANK GAFFNEY In one of the great comedic routines of all time, Abbott and Costello went round and round about a baseball player by the name of Who and which base he was on. As Chinese President Hu Jintao shows up to be feted in Washington this week, the question is not whether Who's on first but whether Mr. Hu's becoming first... (more)