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February 16, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY A book for high-school students glorifies communists, socialists and at least one activist who has called for "resistance" against the U.S. government, WND has learned. The work, "Americans Who Tell the Truth," has been used in schools across the U.S., according to its author. The book, however, does not inform readers of the extremist backgrounds of the personalities upheld as heroes... (more)


February 16, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES President Obama kicks off what might be called his "Save the Senate" tour this week, heading west to campaign for two embattled Democrats trailing badly against Republican challengers - including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada... (more)


February 16, 2010
JUDICIAL WATCH Fed up lawmakers in a Mexican border state plagued with huge numbers of illegal immigrants are increasingly taking matters into their own hands by passing laws to control the crisis long neglected by the federal government... (more)


February 16, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his country is not planning a war with Iran, and has criticized Tehran's talk of such a conflict as a reaction to the threat of tougher sanctions... (more)


February 16, 2010
FOX NEWS Only 15 months after being left for dead, the Republican Party suddenly finds itself not just with a pulse, but within reach of reclaiming the U.S. Senate... (more)


February 16, 2010
WESLEY PRUDEN You can fool some of the people some of the time, as Abraham Lincoln observed, and you even can fool all the people some of the time... (more)


February 16, 2010
WALTER WILLIAMS The Census Bureau estimates that the life cycle cost of the 2010 Census will be from $13.7 billion to $14.5 billion, making it the costliest census in the nation's history. Suppose you suggest to a congressman that given our budget crisis, we could save some money by dispensing with the 2010 census... (more)


February 15, 2010
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST Because of two back-to-back snowstorms, this city of Washington and your federal government were shut down for four days in a row. You can bemoan or celebrate that -- as you wish -- depending on whether you think the bureaucracy is a threat or a blessing, considering its enhanced size and increased powers (some of dubious constitutionality) and the proposed enlargement of its powers (read Health "Care" and Cap and Tax power grabs)... (more)


February 14, 2010
LONDON TIMES The United Nations climate panel faces a new challenge with scientists casting doubt on its claim that global temperatures are rising inexorably because of human pollution. In its last assessment the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said the evidence that the world was warming was "unequivocal"... (more)


February 14, 2010
MARC SHEPPARD By now, Phil Jones of the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit (CRU) should require no introduction, so let's get right to it. In a BBC Q&A and corresponding interview released Friday, the discredited Climategate conspirator revealed a number of surprising insights into his true climate beliefs... (more)


February 14, 2010
DICK MORRIS When President Obama's leading counter-terrorism staff member, John Brennan, says that "politically motivated criticism and unfounded fear-mongering only serve the goals of al-Qaida," he has it exactly backward... (more)


February 13, 2010
YNETNEWS Israel is joining the diplomatic action as the world approaches decision time in the face of Iran's nuclear threat - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Michael Mullen is arriving in Israel for a series of discussions focused on Iran, while Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is heading for talks in Russia for meetings with top Russian officials... (more)


February 13, 2010
FOX NEWS Reconciliation is seldom-used and is a controversial tactic that allows bills to be passed in the Senate with only a simple majority of votes, and Democrats said this week they are considering it as part of a plan to push through their stalled health care reform legislation in the face of entrenched Republican opposition... (more)


February 13, 2010
NEW YORK TIMES With much of his legislative agenda stalled in Congress, President Obama and his team are preparing an array of actions using his executive power to advance energy, environmental, fiscal and other domestic policy priorities... (more)


February 13, 2010
PAT BUCHANAN No, it is not 1860 again. But with all the talk of the 10th Amendment, nullification and interposition, states rights and secession -- following Gov. Rick Perry's misstatement that Texas, on entering the Union in 1845, reserved in its constitution a right to secede -- one might think so... (more)


February 12, 2010
JAMES LONG The Democrats all agree that President George Bush received a surplus when he took office after President Clinton's term, and then he passed a deficit to President Obama. Democrats are outrageous prevaricators... (more)


February 12, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES Two new documents laying out the Obama administration's defense and homeland security strategy over the next four years describe the nation's terrorist enemies in a number of ways but fail to mention the words Islam, Islamic or Islamist... (more)


February 12, 2010
GARY BAUER The Department of Homeland Security has a clear, if difficult, mission. It includes securing 7,500 miles of border and 9,500 miles of shoreline, and protecting 300 million Americans from the threats posed by a bold and determined jihadist enemy... (more)


February 12, 2010
POLITICO A stunning 8 percent of Americans believe members of Congress should be reelected, a staggering indictment of the legislative branch as Democrats prepare to defend their majority in the midterm elections... (more)


February 12, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Defeated just two years ago as the Republican presidential candidate and with his bonafides as a true conservative again being challenged, John McCain finds himself in a struggle to get even his party's nomination for another term in the Senate... (more)


February 12, 2010
JAMES C. HUMES When I was growing up, May 30 was called Decoration Day; Nov. 11, Armistice Day; and Feb. 12 and Feb. 22 were holidays celebrated separately for Lincoln's Birthday and Washington's Birthday. Now, since Martin Luther King was awarded a holiday in January, the two presidents have merged into one day: Presidents Day... (more)


February 12, 2010
MICHELLE MALKIN We are not supposed to speak ill of the dead. But those whom the deceased viciously smeared and humiliated deserve to be defended. Entrenched Democratic Rep. John Murtha passed away on Feb. 8 after a botched gallbladder surgery... (more)


February 12, 2010
SECOND AMENDMENT FOUNDATION A King County Superior Court judge has ruled in favor of a lawsuit filed by the Second Amendment Foundation and National Rifle Association, striking down a ban on guns in city parks because it violates Washington State's long-standing preemption statute... (more)


February 12, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES Bipartisanship is the word of the hour in Washington, and President Obama's teleprompter seems to be stuck on it. This is nothing new for him. The president came to town promising a new bipartisanship, along with openness, transparency, responsibility and a number of other hopes and changes he immediately dumped overboard... (more)


February 12, 2010
MONA CHAREN True to their mission as the organs of the liberal establishment, Time magazine and the New York Times ran stories in the midst of the great snowmageddon warning us against drawing any politically incorrect conclusions. "Skeptics of global warming," cautioned the Times, "are using the record-setting snows to mock those who warn of dangerous human-driven climate change -- this looks more like global cooling, they taunt... (more)