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May 5, 2017
NEWSMAX — Sen. Ted Cruz Thursday called on his Republican colleagues to "continue to improve" the revised American Health Care Act that was approved by the House by four votes.... (more)


May 5, 2017
SUSAN FERRECHIO — Senate Republicans said Thursday they won't vote on the House-passed bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, but will write their own legislation instead.... (more)


May 5, 2017
PHILIP KLEIN — After an earlier iteration of the House healthcare bill was pulled from the floor for lack of support, I excoriated Republicans, calling their failure to repeal and replace Obamacare, the "biggest broken promise in political history."... (more)


May 5, 2017
CHERYL CHUMLEY — President Donald Trump has a new executive order in the works, one to open the doors for churches to endorse political candidates without losing tax exempt status. Freedom From Religion Foundation -- exit, stage left. Don't let the door hit you. And here, take a Bible for the long walk home.... (more)


May 5, 2017
BOB UNRUH — A school district that employs a "gay" F-bombing assistant principal who was captured on an 18-minute video berating two pro-life advocates on a public sidewalk has been warned to make amends or face legal consequences.... (more)


May 5, 2017
WALL STREET JOURNAL — No one exposed to the seductions of the bewitching "Spy in the Wild"--the "Nature" series about an undercover team of robotic creatures transmitting intelligence on the lives and works of members of the animal communities they infiltrated--will be surprised at anything that goes on in this film thick with agents who go by names like Spy Turtle, Spy Dolphin, Spy Squid and Spy Puffer, to name just a few.... (more)


May 4, 2017
CLIFF KINCAID — FBI Director James Comey has been caught going around to secret Congressional briefings in "recent weeks" touting the lurid fake "Trump dossier." He has been claiming that it is a major foundation of the FBI's investigation of purported Russian collusion with Trump to interfere in the election -- months after the FBI had already assessed the "dossier" as non-credible.... (more)


May 4, 2017
WORLDNETDAILY — The U.S. House voted Thursday to adopt the American Health Care Act, a replacement for Obamacare that would pull down some of the pillars of the law described by Republicans as failing and which many insurers are fleeing. The bill now goes to the Senate, where it likely will be amended and sent to a conference committee and another House vote. The House passed the plan Thursday by a narrow 217-213.... (more)


May 4, 2017
CIRCA — During his final year in office, President Barack Obama's team significantly expanded efforts to search National Security Agency intercepts for information about Americans, distributing thousands of intelligence reports across government with the unredacted names of U.S. residents during the midst of a divisive 2016 presidential election.... (more)


May 4, 2017
WASHINGTON TIMES — Ann Coulter, one of President Donald Trump's most ardent supporters throughout his campaign, released a scathing critique on Wednesday of lawmakers' $1.2 trillion budget deal. "Adios, America!" author Ann Coulter famously predicted that Mr. Trump had the best shot of all Republican candidates of winning the party's presidential nomination. She defended the billionaire amid ridicule on HBO's "Real Time" with Bill Maher in June 2015, but took him to task this week in an op-ed titled "Swamp People: 47, Trump: 0."... (more)


May 4, 2017
REUTERS — U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday that allows tax-exempt churches to more actively participate in politics and could free religious organizations to deny employees insurance coverage for birth-control pills.... (more)


May 4, 2017
WASHINGTON TIMES — FBI Director James B. Comey defended his decision to disclose the reopening of the bureau's investigation of Hillary Clinton, saying he would do it again even though the thought that his actions affected the outcome of the November presidential election made him "mildly nauseous."... (more)


May 4, 2017
WASHINGTON TIMES — Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice has reportedly declined an invitation to testify before a Senate panel investigating Russian attempts to influence the U.S. election, walking back her earlier acceptance. According to CNN, Ms. Rice's initial acceptance of the invitation from Sen. Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Republican, was based on the presupposition that it was a bipartisan request.... (more)


May 4, 2017
CHERYL CHUMLEY — A new book, "Rising Star," shedding light on Barack Obama's past, suggests he was more politically ambitious at a younger age than previously believed -- and that he had asked another woman to marry him before he ever met his eventual partner, Michelle.... (more)


May 4, 2017
SEVEN DAYS — Ron Leavitt was driving from a master gardener class to his Naples, Fla., home three months ago when he received a surprising call from his wife. "She said, 'The FBI is here to talk to you about Burlington College,'" he recalled. "'When are you going to be home?'"... (more)


May 3, 2017
RUSH LIMBAUGH — RUSH: We welcome back to the program the vice president of the United States, Mike Pence. Welcome back, sir. Great to have you here with us today. THE VICE PRESIDENT: Rush Limbaugh, it is an honor to be with you always. Thanks for having me on.... (more)


May 3, 2017
LIFEZETTE — LifeZette Editor-in-Chief Laura Ingraham predicted congressional Republicans will have "hell to pay" for the "demoralizing" and "disappointing" budget compromise unveiled this week, during an interview Tuesday on Fox News' "Fox & Friends."... (more)


May 3, 2017
NEWSMAX — National Review Editor Rich Lowry said Democrats "rolled" Congressional Republicans and President Donald Trump with the $1 trillion spending deal crafted this week.... (more)


May 3, 2017
WASHINGTON TIMES — President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that perhaps a future government shutdown would be good for the country. Mr. Trump tweeted: "The reason for the plan negotiated between the Republicans and Democrats is that we need 60 votes in the Senate which are not there! We..." he continued, "either elect more Republican Senators in 2018 or change the rules now to 51%. Our country needs a good "shutdown" in September to fix mess!"... (more)


May 3, 2017
PHILIP KLEIN — If you want to gain an understanding of why it's so difficult for many people to trust Republicans on healthcare, look no further than the cynical decision of Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., to abandon his long-standing support for repealing Obamacare.... (more)


May 3, 2017
WASHINGTON TIMES — Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler condemned the May Day rioting that resulted Monday in 25 arrests, the latest in a series of violent outbreaks that have roiled the liberal Oregon enclave for months. "In Portland, we respect peaceful protest, but we do not and cannot support acts of violence and vandalism," said Mr. Wheeler in a statement. "That's not political speech. That's crime."... (more)


May 3, 2017
ALICIA POWE — The Democratic National Committee is currently defending the tactics it used last year to rig the presidential primary against Sen. Bernie Sanders in a class-action lawsuit, brazenly telling voters in a court of law that the party is not obligated to run a fair and impartial primary election.... (more)


May 3, 2017
BOB UNRUH — A document dump of nearly 1,000 pages revealing still more classified information in emails sent by then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton through an unsecured email system is prompting a call for a new criminal investigation.... (more)


May 2, 2017
THE AMERICAN SPECTATOR — After Pope Francis early in his papacy decried capitalism as "trickle-down economics" -- a polemical phrase coined by the left during the Reagan years that Francis frequently borrows -- radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh commented, "This is just pure Marxism coming out of the mouth of the Pope." Talk show host Michael Savage called him "Lenin's pope." Pope Francis took such comments as a compliment. "I have met many Marxists in my life who are good people, so I don't feel offended," he told the Italian press.... (more)


May 2, 2017
GREG COROMBOS — Monday marked May Day, which was punctuated by scores of "workers" marches around the world, but one of the leading experts on communism says movements like this always end in death, poverty and misery.... (more)