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July 19, 2010
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST Democrats have filibustered Republican court nominees without the slightest hesitation -- for purely political reasons, as leaked memos have indicated. Senate Republicans should muster a talkathon against confirming Elena Kagan for the Supreme Court. Not for political payback -- but because she is a one-woman threat to the Constitution... (more)


July 18, 2010
BILL O'REILLY According to NAACP President Ben Jealous, the tea party is chock full of racist people bent on harming African-Americans. Speaking at the organization's annual convention this week, Jealous let loose on the tea folks: "Here comes the genetic descendent of the White Citizens Council, burst from its coffin, carrying signs and slogans like 'Lynch Barack Hussein Obama'..."... (more)


July 18, 2010
POLITICO Republicans have been wrangling for more than a year over how exactly to handle the tea party movement, but now Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is bringing them under the big tent... (more)


July 18, 2010
PAT BOONE I read through the Bible every year, from cover to cover. From Genesis 1 to Revelation 22. And one of the amazing things about the Bible is how, no matter how many times you may read it, you'll always discover startling and fascination things you never noticed before... (more)


July 17, 2010
CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER In the political marketplace, there's now a run on Obama shares. The left is disappointed with the president. Independents are abandoning him in droves. And the right is already dancing on his political grave, salivating about November when, his own press secretary admitted Sunday, Democrats might lose the House... (more)


July 17, 2010
NEWSMAX Hidden cameras have captured a startling stream of illegal immigrants and drug runners traveling freely from Mexico into the United States through federal forest and game preserves in southern Arizona... (more)


July 17, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES The debate over health care reform has been mostly a theoretical affair, complex, abstract and full of predictions that contradict one another. Amid this ambiguity, one fact is unequivocal and unprecedented. Under Section 1501 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, every American will be compelled to purchase health insurance, or else - the "or else" being a fine collected by the Internal Revenue Service should you fail to ante up... (more)


July 17, 2010
PAUL DYKEWICZ A spirited debate about whether consumer spending or business investment drives the economy left an articulate advocate of each view acknowledging at the FreedomFest conference here that the right federal polices are missing to spur a recovery either way... (more)


July 16, 2010
NEWSMAX The Obama administration, re-energized by the apparently successful test-capping of the BP oil spill in the Gulf, and its landmark legislative victory on financial reform, is marshalling its forces for one last push to squeeze a cap-and-trade energy bill through Congress... (more)


July 16, 2010
WALL STREET JOURNAL Congress approved a rewrite of rules touching every corner of finance, from ATM cards to Wall Street traders, in the biggest expansion of government power over banking and markets since the Depression... (more)


July 16, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Two senators, a Democrat and a Republican, are pushing to revive the expired estate tax at a reduced rate. Democrat Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas and Republican Jon Kyl of Arizona hope to attach the new estate tax to a small business lending bill pending in the Senate... (more)


July 16, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is mobilizing members of the California National Guard as part of a federal effort to deter drug trafficking and illegal immigration along the border with Mexico. His order on Friday supports President Barack Obama's plan to have 1,200 National Guard troops support federal border protection, customs and immigration agents... (more)


July 16, 2010
FOX NEWS Most Americans see little benefit from the federal government's economic stimulus plan, as President Obama's job performance rating drops overall, and hits a new low among Democrats... (more)


July 16, 2010
PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY If Elena Kagan is confirmed for the Supreme Court, it will not matter that Martha Coakley failed to win her bid to fill out Ted Kennedy's Senate seat. Kagan's 30-plus years as one of nine votes on the Supreme Court, is far more important than Scott Brown's three years as one of 100 votes in the Senate... (more)


July 15, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS D.C.'s highest court has ruled against opponents of the city's same sex-marriage law, saying they cannot ask voters to overturn it. Opponents had wanted to challenge a law that went into effect in Washington in March allowing same-sex couples to wed... (more)


July 15, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES A week after suing Arizona and arguing that the state's immigration law creates a patchwork of rules, the Obama administration said it will not go after so-called sanctuary cities that refuse to cooperate with the federal government on immigration enforcement, on the grounds that they are not as bad as a state that "actively interferes"... (more)


July 15, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY The author of the Arizona immigration law who has enraged President Obama and his Justice Department by providing for state enforcement of federal restrictions on illegal aliens says he's fighting back against the attack by the federal government... (more)


July 15, 2010
FOX NEWS House Democrats are trying to broaden support for immigration reform by reaching out to the gay and lesbian community with a provision in immigration legislation that would allow gay and lesbian Americans to bring foreign partners home to the United States... (more)


July 15, 2010
FOX NEWS A group of Christian students was allegedly ordered to stop praying outside the U.S. Supreme Court building on May 5 because a court police officer told them it was against the law... (more)


July 15, 2010
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST Seasoned intelligence veterans are bewildered by the speed with which the U.S. agreed to exchange our 10 accused Russian spies in this country for 4 spies imprisoned in Russia who supposedly worked for the West... (more)


July 14, 2010
WASHINGTON EXAMINER Amid new polls showing Democrats losing momentum with voters, the White House is sounding less confident about its chances in November. The new posture is one-half reality check, one-half calculated strategy -- aimed at waking the party's base from a state of general apathy... (more)


July 14, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES When it rains, it pours. Democratic leaders already braced for losses in November in congressional and gubernatorial races may be looking at grief on yet another front: A record number of state legislatures could change party control this year, with Democrats at risk of losing their majorities in more than 20 state chambers, according to a comprehensive analysis... (more)


July 14, 2010
NEWSMAX House Republican Leader John Boehner and other Republicans are highlighting reports that the Health and Human Services Department is giving Pennsylvania $160 million to ramp up a high-risk insurance pool that will cover any legal abortion in the state, according to a CNSNews.com report... (more)


July 14, 2010
CAL THOMAS A federal judge in Boston has ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) passed by Congress (427 members voted in favor) and signed into law by President Clinton in 1996 cannot take precedence over a Massachusetts law allowing same-sex marriage. The ruling again raises serious questions about the origin and purpose of law... (more)


July 14, 2010
TERENCE P. JEFFREY What are the odds that while serving as President Barack Obama's solicitor general, Elena Kagan never expressed her opinion about lawsuits that were filed challenging the constitutionality of Obamacare?... (more)