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December 14, 2010
PHIL KERPEN The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) apparently is headed for a 3-2 party-line vote to regulate the Internet on Dec. 21, which Commissioner Robert M. McDowell (a stalwart free-market champion who opposes the regulations) points out is the darkest day of the year... (more)


December 14, 2010
BLOOMBERG The Obama administration's health-care overhaul unconstitutionally requires Americans to maintain a minimum level of health insurance, a federal judge ruled, striking down the linchpin of the plan... (more)


December 14, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS A mayor whose get-tough policies on illegal immigrants attracted national attention years before the immigration debate shifted to Arizona resigned Tuesday to take a job in Congress. Lou Barletta, who was elected to the U.S. House last month, left the Hazleton mayor's office at noon... (more)


December 14, 2010
CNSNEWS.COM Approximately "half of all illegal entries" into the United States and "half of all of the marijuana smuggled into the United States" in fiscal 2010 occurred in the Border Patrol's Tucson Sector... (more)


December 14, 2010
LOS ANGELES TIMES Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele stunned friends and foes Monday by launching a fight to keep his job. Steele discussed his decision during a conference call Monday night with members of the Republican National Committee... (more)


December 14, 2010
THE HILL Conservatives aligned with the Tea Party ramped up pressure Monday on Republicans to vote down the tax deal before Congress. A Tea Party umbrella group circulated a petition in opposition to President Obama's tax deal with Republicans, while another high-profile GOP lawmaker aligned with the grassroots movement said he's inclined to vote against it... (more)


December 12, 2010
FOX NEWS Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele is expected to announce he will drop out of the highly contested race to keep his post, sources told FoxNews.com on Sunday... (more)


December 12, 2010
FOX NEWS After suffering a major legal setback in the summer, Arizona regained its footing in court Friday when a federal judge dismissed parts of the U.S. Justice Department's challenge to the state's new immigration law and rejected several claims made by Hispanic activists and Phoenix police officers... (more)


December 12, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES As the nation lurches back toward well-founded suspicion of big government, the ruling elites are putting the pedal to the metal against the moral foundations. In a matter of months, three liberal federal judges struck down California's constitutional marriage amendment, the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), and the military's law barring homosexuality... (more)


December 12, 2010
CHUCK COLSON A recent Time magazine article asks the question, "who needs marriage?" Apparently the answer is fewer and fewer Americans. At least, that's the finding of a recent study by the Pew Research Center. It's findings ought to concern anybody who cares about the state of this essential institution, and what we're doing about it--or perhaps more to the point, what we're failing to do about it... (more)


December 12, 2010
DAVID LIMBAUGH There's a lot of noise today about promoting political squishiness to a virtue and endorsing the notion that compromise for its own sake is noble. I uncompromisingly dissent. First, let's understand that compromise for pragmatic purposes or out of political necessity is wholly different from compromise for its own sake... (more)


December 11, 2010
FOX NEWS The sweeping Republican victories in statewide races across the country have emboldened abortion opponents seeking to gain an upper hand in the decades-long battle over the right to terminate pregnancies... (more)


December 11, 2010
NEWSMAX President Barack Obama's deal with Republicans to extend the Bush tax cuts and continue unemployment benefits was a surrender akin to that of Gen. Robert E. Lee at Appomattox, political analyst Dick Morris tells Newsmax.TV. The pact, which was dealt a setback Thursday when the House Democratic Caucus voted to reject it, could lead Democrats to launch primary challenges in 2012, Morris said... (more)


December 10, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES Physicists who led the development of today's most sophisticated medical imaging technology believe the federal government's X-rated airport x-ray scanners are useless... (more)


December 10, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS A judge on Friday ruled against Republican Joe Miller's lawsuit challenging how Alaska counted write-in votes for rival Lisa Murkowski in their Senate race, delivering a crushing blow to the tea party-backed candidate's longshot legal fight... (more)


December 10, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Thomas McInerney predicts the incoming Republican-controlled House of Representatives will launch an investigation if Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin is convicted in next week's court martial... (more)


December 10, 2010
NEWSMAX In a stunning rebuke to President Barack Obama, House Democrats revolted Thursday morning by voting to block the extension of the Bush tax cuts in the lame-duck session of Congress. Democrats took the nonbinding voice vote behind closed doors, agreeing not to approve the compromise that the president negotiated with GOP leaders this week... (more)


December 10, 2010
NEWSMAX President Barack Obama's approval rating among liberals has plunged to an all-time low -- just 70 percent, according to the latest Gallup Poll. The survey was conducted last week, from Nov. 29 to Dec. 5, as Obama began negotiations with Republicans that ultimately led to his capitulation to GOP demands to extend the Bush tax cuts for all Americans... (more)


December 10, 2010
CHRISTIAN POST "Don't ask, don't tell" proponents were handed another victory Thursday as the 17-year old ban on gays and lesbians serving openly in the military was narrowly spared in a Senate vote... (more)


December 10, 2010
TONY PERKINS The rush by congressional Democrats to overturn "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT) - despite the opposition of the Army, Air Force and Marine Corps service chiefs - threatens its advocates with a political backlash from a public that is just beginning to focus on this issue... (more)


December 9, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS The Senate moved Thursday to delay a politically charged showdown vote on legislation carving out a path to legal status for foreign-born youngsters brought to this country illegally, putting off but probably not preventing the measure's demise... (more)


December 9, 2010
BLOOMBERG Representative Ron Paul, Texas Republican and author of "End the Fed," will take control of the House subcommittee that oversees the Federal Reserve. House Financial Services chairman-elect Spencer Bachus, an Alabama Republican, selected Paul, 75, to lead the panel's domestic monetary policy subcommittee when their party takes the House majority next month, the committee chairman said today... (more)


December 9, 2010
JOSEPH FARAH I think it was the always insightful James Carville who made famous the phrase, "It's the economy, stupid," during the 1992 presidential election. It shouldn't surprise that a liberal Democrat, with no discernible spiritual or moral bearings whatsoever, would make such a well-remembered plea to sheer materialism and political pragmatism... (more)


December 9, 2010
WASHINGTON POST A majority of senators on a key committee in Maryland now favor legalizing same-sex marriage, making it increasingly likely that the state will join five others and the District in allowing such unions... (more)


December 9, 2010
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST Few outrages are so infuriating as a mainstream media blackout of relevant facts that pose threats to its agenda. The most obvious Pravda-style see-no-evil going on right now is the refusal to use terms such as "Islamofascism," "radical Islam," "Islamist," or even "War on Terror," lest the public become aware of "politically incorrect" facts about the forces behind terror threats, suicide bombings, and mass murder plots... (more)