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September 29, 2010
CNN Key provisions of Canada's prostitution law were struck down Tuesday by an Ontario judge who said they endangered the people they were meant to protect. Ontario Superior Court Justice Susan Himel sided with three sex workers who argued that restrictions on prostitution in Canada's Criminal Code forced them onto the streets to conduct business under threats of arrest and violence... (more)


September 29, 2010
THE HILL House Democrats on Wednesday barely won a 210-209 vote to adjourn the House without extending the Bush tax cuts. Thirty-nine House Democrats voted against adjournment after Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) urged opposition to the motion in a floor speech that said it would be irresponsible for Congress to leave without providing certainty on the tax issue... (more)


September 29, 2010
POLITICO Fifty-seven percent of Americans do not trust the news media to accurately and fairly report the news, a new high according to a Gallup poll out Wednesday. The percentage of Americans who distrust the media has been steadily climbing since the mid 1990s, when distrusts in the news media rated hovered around 45 percent... (more)


September 29, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY An Army judge has made it "impossible" for a career medical officer to get a fair hearing on charges he refused to deploy to Afghanistan because of concern that obeying orders in the chain of command under an ineligible commander in chief would be illegal, his attorney says... (more)


September 29, 2010
MICHELLE MALKIN The Service Employees International Union plans to send 25,000 rank-and-file workers on 500 buses to Washington this weekend to protest the tea party movement, Republicans and Fox News. If SEIU members had any sense, they'd be demonstrating at their own bosses' D.C. headquarters... (more)


September 28, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS An appeals court ruled Tuesday that government funding of embryonic stem cell research can continue for now. The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington granted the Obama administration's request to allow the funding from the National Institutes of Health while it appeals a judge's order blocking the research... (more)


September 28, 2010
NEWSMAX A constitutional amendment should be passed to give states the power to repeal acts of Congress, says Marianne Moran, executive director of The Tea Party in Action. "It's important to restore the balance of power between the states and federal government," Moran tells Newsmax.TV... (more)


September 28, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY Jurors in Michigan have rejected the concept of a "dhimmi" status for Christians, ruling that four evangelists who went to an Arab festival not just to be present but to "change minds" did not commit a breach of peace as police had claimed... (more)


September 28, 2010
NEWSMAX As the political ball bounces relentlessly toward the finals in the November midterms, Fox News analyst Dick Morris has some quick hits about the players in key U.S. Senate races in process around the nation... (more)


September 28, 2010
NEWSMAX Riding a fierce anti-incumbent wave, Republicans have an opportunity to make history by electing a record number of black conservatives to Congress in November. Fourteen black Republicans have received the GOP's nomination in their respective congressional districts... (more)


September 28, 2010
NEWSMAX Only 38 percent of U.S. voters believe President Obama deserves to be re-elected, according to new poll results that figure to greatly complicate the president's effort to erect a last-minute political firewall to save Democratic control of the House and the Senate... (more)


September 28, 2010
NEWSMAX Republicans are eager to regain control of Congress so they can push Nancy Pelosi out of her position as House Speaker. While Democrats don't want to lose their grip on Congress, some of them aren't so hot on Pelosi either, Roll Call reports... (more)


September 27, 2010
POLITICO South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint warned Monday evening that he would block all legislation that has not been cleared by his office in the final days of the pre-election session. Bret Bernhardt, DeMint's chief of staff, said in an e-mail to GOP and Democratic aides that his boss would place a hold on all legislation that has not been cleared by both parties by the end of the day Tuesday... (more)


September 27, 2010
ED FEULNER So, are you ready to comply with the federal government's ban on incandescent light bulbs? Me neither. Starting in January 2012, a little over a year from now, the phase-out begins. Simple, inexpensive lighting will become a time-capsule item. Compact-fluorescent lights, or CFLs--the bulbs that look like a twisted ice-cream cone (and won't fit in many light fixtures where space is tight) -- will become the new norm... (more)


September 27, 2010
CNSNEWS.COM Just seven days after he sparked controversy by omitting the word "Creator" when he closely paraphrased the passage from the Declaration of Independence that says all men "are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights," President Barack Obama again omitted the Creator when speaking about the "inalienable rights" that "everybody is endowed with"... (more)


September 27, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Rep. Dina Titus has been a loyal soldier in pushing the Democrats' ambitious agenda, voting for health care legislation, extended unemployment benefits, new energy taxes and a repeal of the military's ban on gays serving openly... (more)


September 27, 2010
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST Transportation issues — like any other debatable causes — can provide fertile ground for those who dash about with propellers atop their heads. This week, we spotlight examples of well-meaning but misguided efforts on both sides... (more)


September 26, 2010
NEWSMAX The challenge to a federal district court's temporary injunction against parts of Arizona's tough new immigration law should succeed, says Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, who's leading the charge to overturn the ruling. "I feel confident we're on the right track," she told Newsmax.TV. "I believe the law is constitutional, and we'll take it all the way to the Supreme Court if necessary"... (more)


September 26, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES Democrats said Sunday they'll put off until after the elections a vote on whether to extend the Bush tax cuts, leaving most taxpayers in limbo for months as to whether they'll face tax increases at the beginning of next year... (more)


September 25, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY A new poll released this week soundly contradicts critics' claims that the tea-party movement is "fringe," "white" and "racist." PJTV's Tea Party Tracking Poll has monitored nationwide sentiments toward the tea party on a weekly basis since Aug. 2. The poll's most recent reports reveal the following results... (more)


September 25, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Wyoming and nine other states have filed a gay marriage opposition brief to a federal appeals court in California. The amicus brief sent Friday to the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals said that the Constitution does not require marriage to include same-sex couples... (more)


September 25, 2010
PAT BOONE On March 6, 2009, in this space, I called for "a new American tea party." This weekend I helped organize and will host my first one, right here in Beverly Hills, Calif. In the interim, of course, there have been hundreds of tea parties all over the United States. Most have been relatively small and local, but some have been quite large and regional. None have been put together by some national organization or political party... (more)


September 25, 2010
LINDA KIMBALL Today, all people whose faith in God the Father is genuine face a seemingly insurmountable problem with what seems like an overwhelming weight of evidence that evolutionism is true and the Genesis account of creation is false. Mockers and scoffers abound, scornfully accusing the faithful of believing in "an invisible being in the sky and that a dead guy from 2000 years ago is coming back soon...instead of believing in reality," as one scofflaw said recently... (more)


September 25, 2010
REUTERS A former U.S. Air Force flight nurse expelled from the military after revealing she is a lesbian was ordered reinstated by a federal judge on Friday in a closely watched court challenge to the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy... (more)


September 25, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES No, no, not quite an indictment, you understand - in the "Hear ye! Hear ye!" sense made familiar by the constant procession of lawyers across the television screen... (more)