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August 13, 2010
CNSNEWS.COM Reigniting a political controversy, former President Bill Clinton this week contradicted the Obama White House, telling a Pennsylvania TV station that he never encouraged U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak to drop out of Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate race -- as the White House claimed in May... (more)


August 13, 2010
CNSNEWS.COM Sheriff Larry Dever of Cochise County, Ariz., one of four Arizona counties contiguous with the U.S-Mexico border, said Friday that the U.S. Border Patrol has pulled back from parts of the border in his and neighboring counties because manning those areas has become too dangerous... (more)


August 13, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Alabama's attorney general is suing BP and others over the Gulf oil spill because he says the oil company has broken too many promises about accepting responsibility for the disaster. Attorney General Troy King filed two lawsuits in federal court in Montgomery late Thursday afternoon on behalf of the state... (more)


August 13, 2010
RENEWAMERICA Fred Hutchison, longtime feature writer at RenewAmerica, passed away Tuesday at his home in Dublin, Ohio. He was 60. Over 200 of Fred's essays -- many of them discussions of Western Civilization's "culture war," written from his rigorous perspective of history, religion, and science -- have been published at RenewAmerica since Fred began writing for RA in 2003... (more)


August 12, 2010
SALLY C. PIPES Obamacare is chock full of unpopular policies. But few have attracted as much widespread animosity as the "individual mandate," which requires all adults to purchase health insurance or pay a fine. The most recent Rasmussen poll puts opposition to the mandate at 54 percent of likely voters -- including 41 percent who strongly oppose it... (more)


August 11, 2010
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR Is "birthright citizenship" -- the policy of granting US citizenship to every child born on national soil -- really enshrined in the US Constitution? Some experts believe it isn't... (more)


August 11, 2010
NEWSMAX With both parties desperate to look effective on immigration and securing the Mexican border, the Senate will return to work for a few hours Thursday in the middle of summer vacation to approve $600 million for new border security efforts... (more)


August 11, 2010
JOHN GIZZI Although there were primaries in four states last night, the results in Colorado and Georgia clearly had the biggest impact in terms of national politics. The survival of Colorado's Obama-backed Sen. Michael Bennet and the too-close-to-call GOP runoff for governor of Georgia were the biggest stories... (more)


August 11, 2010
DAVID LIMBAUGH Liberals' derision of "people of faith" as weak, anti-intellectual, anti-reason and anti-science is ironic beyond measure, given their stubborn adherence to their own discredited views on the thin thread of faith alone. New York Times editors' "In Search of a New Playbook" provides a perfect illustration. They not only don't apologize for President Obama's failed policies but also insist that Democrats run proudly on his record... (more)


August 11, 2010
REUTERS Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum on Wednesday proposed tougher curbs against illegal immigrants in his melting-pot state that he said would go "one step further" than a similar contested Arizona law... (more)


August 11, 2010
BILL MCCOLLUM In the words of our second president: We are a government of laws, not of men. This key principle, which places our Constitution above our leaders, set young America apart from the governments of monarchical Europe. Regrettably, President Obama is endangering this venerable tradition by deliberately and systematically seeking to expand executive power well beyond its proper boundaries... (more)


August 11, 2010
CNSNEWS.COM A Republican congressman says all bills introduced in Congress should include a statement setting forth the specific constitutional authority under which a law is being enacted... (more)


August 11, 2010
TONY BLANKLEY The cheerful, jaded, sneering question de jour from liberal journalists and Democratic Party commentators (I know, there's a pretty fine distinction) is, "What will the Republican Party do if it gets back the House?" The question is phrased along the line of what a car-chasing dog would do if it caught the car... (more)


August 11, 2010
UK GUARDIAN The Obama administration's most public face, White House press secretary Robert Gibbs, has tried to climb down from angry remarks he aimed at leftwing critics, calling them "crazy".... (more)


August 11, 2010
TERENCE P. JEFFREY Thomas Jefferson, a deist, and Alexander Hamilton, an Episcopalian, anchored opposite ends of the political spectrum in the early years of the republic but agreed on one basic proposition: The nation's laws must follow God's laws... (more)


August 11, 2010
ELISABETH MEINECKE Fifteen congressman have signed on to a resolution by Rep. Lamar Smith (R.-Tex.) condemning a California judge's overturning of Proposition 8, a ballot initiative passed in 2008 which defined marriage in the state constitution as between a man and a woman... (more)


August 11, 2010
JOHN STOSSEL I'm getting tired of Alan Greenspan. First, the former Federal Reserve chairman blamed an allegedly unregulated free market for the housing and financial debacle. Now he favors repealing the Bush-era tax cuts... (more)


August 11, 2010
MICHELLE MALKIN House Speaker Nancy Pelosi deserves a swift rap on the knuckles for hiding underneath the desk of the American schoolteacher. In a cynical ploy to evade accountability for the Democrats' continued fiscal recklessness, Pelosi accused opponents of the $26 billion public employee union bailout bill of "demeaning" teachers -- and nurses, police officers and firefighters... (more)


August 10, 2010
POLITICO Republicans are continuing to telegraph their opposition to health care reform by filing another petition that would force the House to vote on repealing the legislation. Rep. Wally Herger (R-Calif.) filed a discharge petition Tuesday that would get rid of the Democrats' health care reform and replace it with a Republican alternative... (more)


August 10, 2010
CATHY CLEAVER RUSE The U.S. military operates dozens of hospitals and hundreds of clinics here and abroad. If Planned Parenthood and Senate Democrats have their way, those taxpayer-funded facilities will become America's newest abortion centers... (more)


August 10, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS A plane carrying former Sen. Ted Stevens and ex-NASA chief Sean O'Keefe crashed into a remote mountainside in Alaska, killing the longtime senator and at least four others, authorities said Tuesday... (more)


August 10, 2010
CONNIE HAIR At a recent press event sponsored by the Tea Party Express, some of America's most prominent leaders in the movement spoke out about race and charges of racism being hurled at the tea parties by the Obama administration, the Congressional Black Caucus and the NAACP... (more)


August 9, 2010
NEWSMAX Texas Gov. Rick Perry handed a letter to President Obama Monday asking for more troops on the southern border to counter what he called the "dire threat" coming from "international drug cartels and transitional gangs"... (more)


August 9, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES The chairman of the Texas Republican Party will try to jump his state ahead of other less-conservative states in the 2012 presidential-nomination contest, The Washington Times has learned... (more)


August 9, 2010
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST The Hate-America left scored big-time with its late Stalinist front man Howard Zinn, author of A People's History of the United States... (more)