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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)


February 12, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES — To add to the list of outrageous earmarks in Obama's fiscal 2011 budget, it appears left-wing activist groups including ACORN, the embezzlement-prone, voter-registration-fraud-plagued community organizing group, are eligible to receive up to $3.99 billion in taxpayer-backed slush money... (more)


February 10, 2010
NEWSMAX — A new Washington Post/ABC News poll is signaling that the Republican Party's resurgence is gaining strength as a growing number of Americans seem to think conservatives may be better at managing the economy than President Barack Obama and the Democrats... (more)


February 10, 2010
VICTOR DAVIS HANSON — What's behind the Tea Party protests, low approval ratings for Congress, distrust of the media, and unease with experts in the Obama administration? In short, a growing anger at the sermonizing and condescension by many of America's elites. We see this specifically, for example, in the debate over global warming, which a year ago was accepted as gospel... (more)


February 10, 2010
WALL STREET JOURNAL — An Arizona sheriff said he planned to defy Washington's attempts to roll back his staunch enforcement of federal immigration law, a move that could put him on a collision course with the U.S. government... (more)


February 10, 2010
NEWSMAX — Following is a statement that Michael Reagan issued in reaction to his brother, Ron's, comments on the tea party movement... (more)


February 10, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES — In a vivid display of President Obama's diminished clout, the Senate's newest Republican and two veteran Democrats Tuesday helped block Mr. Obama's bid to fill a key labor post with a nominee they considered too cozy with unions... (more)


February 10, 2010
NEWSMAX — Emerging from a 90-minute meeting with President Obama that dodged the issue of healthcare reform, House Minority Leader John Boehner and other top congressional Republicans Tuesday said they may boycott Feb. 25 talks on further healthcare legislation... (more)


February 10, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES — Buoyed by polls showing the public is fed up with money influencing politics, Democrats are beginning to settle on options for curbing the Supreme Court's recent ruling that freed corporations and unions to enter the political fray with unlimited ads... (more)


February 10, 2010
NEWSMAX — Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., is using the snowstorm hitting Washington D.C. as an opportunity to make some points about former Vice President Al Gore and climate change. The conservative senator took to Twitter on Tuesday amid reports that the area is due to receive another 10 to 20 inches of snow this week, according to The Hill... (more)


February 10, 2010
NEWSMAX — Veteran political analyst Dick Morris tells Newsmax that the Republicans' chances of retaking the Senate this year are "very bright" -- and even a GOP capture of the House is "very doable." Morris also said Sarah Palin is now the "most popular" Republican and has White House ambitions for 2012... (more)


February 10, 2010
JOHN STOSSEL — Government is taking us a long way down the Road to Serfdom. That doesn't just mean that more of us must work for the government. It means that we are changing from independent, self-responsible people into a submissive flock. The welfare state kills the creative spirit... (more)


February 10, 2010
JOSEPH FARAH — I'm accused of being a "conspiracy theorist" because I want to see Barack Obama fulfill his constitutional requirement to prove he is a "natural born citizen." You know who throws those insults around? People like Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck... (more)


February 10, 2010
ROBERT SPENCER — During his State of the Union address, Barack Obama criticized the Supreme Court for overturning major portions of the McCain-Feingold Campaign Finance Reform Act. But the Supreme Court was upholding the freedom of speech... (more)


February 9, 2010
RICH LOWRY — No one has vested more hope in the tea-party movement than the Democrats. For all the scorn and abuse they've heaped on the tea-partiers, they've counted on them for salvation. The tea-partiers would push the GOP out of the mainstream. They would tar the party with their bumptious extremism... (more)


February 9, 2010
DENVER POST — Focus on the Family's "life-affirming" Super Bowl TV ads starring former University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow and his mother Pam have scored some big numbers for the Colorado Springs-based evangelical Christian ministry... (more)


February 9, 2010
WALL STREET JOURNAL — The lede from an article out Sunday in the SF Chronicle reads as follows: "The biggest open secret in the landmark trial over same-sex marriage being heard in San Francisco is that the federal judge who will decide the case, Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker, is himself gay"... (more)


February 9, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS — Virginia's Senate has passed a bill that would write into law executive orders by the past two governors that ban bias in the state work force based on sexual orientation... (more)


February 9, 2010
HOTLINE ON CALL — Independent voters see Pres. Obama in a negative light by a nearly 2-1 margin, according to a new Marist College survey, while almost half of voters say he has failed to meet their expectations... (more)


February 9, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security improperly conducted a threat assessment of Wisconsin pro- and anti-abortion rights groups before an expected rally last year... (more)