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December 4, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY Texans take their rights seriously. A bill that has been prefiled for the 2011 state legislative session creates penalties of up to $5,000 in fines and up to five years in jail for anyone guilty of the "felony" of attempting "to enforce an act, order, law, statute, rule or regulation" of Obamacare, the president's plan that effectively nationalizes the health-care decision making process... (more)


December 4, 2010
POLITICO Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) says GOP leaders must work quickly next year to repeal the new health care law or else face an "insurrection" from rank-and-file members... (more)


December 4, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Don't touch my brownies! A child nutrition bill on its way to President Barack Obama - and championed by the first lady - gives the government power to limit school bake sales and other fundraisers that health advocates say sometimes replace wholesome meals in the lunchroom... (more)


December 4, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES The Senate blocked President Obama's and Democratic leaders' tax cut plans Saturday in a foreordained symbolic vote that now sends both sides back to the negotiating table to work out a viable deal... (more)


December 4, 2010
FOX NEWS Florida has joined Arizona on the front lines of battling illegal immigration with a new bill released this week that seeks to crack down on the estimated 800,000 undocumented workers in the state... (more)


December 4, 2010
WESLEY PRUDEN Scams die hard, but eventually they die, and when they do, nobody wants to get close to the corpse. You can get all the hotel rooms you want this week in Cancun. The global-warming caravan has moved on, bound for a destination in oblivion. The United Nations is hanging the usual lamb chop in the window this week in Mexico for the U.N.'s Framework Convention on Climate Change, but the Washington guests are staying home... (more)


December 4, 2010
DR. TED BAEHR Recently, I reviewed for movieguide.org a terrific DVD called "Agenda." The documentary presents a quote from Josef Stalin from the 1930s: "America's ... resistance is three fold: its patriotism, morality and spiritual life. If we can undermine these three areas, America will collapse from within"... (more)


December 3, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is poised to add the Internet to its portfolio of regulated industries... (more)


December 3, 2010
THE HILL The House voted 234-188 Thursday to pass legislation that would extend only some of the expiring Bush-era tax cuts, sending the bill to the Senate. Twenty Democrats broke with their party and voted against the bill after 33 had defected in a previous test vote... (more)


December 3, 2010
CONSERVATIVE HQ In the first ConservativeHQ.com (CHQ) 2012 presidential straw poll, a majority of conservative activists chose Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) as their favorite Republican candidate for the 2012 race. Sen. DeMint took the clear lead in CHQ's monthly straw poll winning 53% of the votes in the month of November... (more)


December 3, 2010
MICHELLE MALKIN Open-borders radicalism means never having to apologize for absurd self-contradiction. The way illegal alien students on college campuses across the country tell it, America is a cruel, selfish and racist nation that has never given them or their families a break. Yet despite their bottomless grievances, they're not going anywhere... (more)


December 2, 2010
ANN COULTER The two biggest stories this week are WikiLeaks' continued publication of classified government documents, which did untold damage to America's national security interests, and the Democrats' fanatical determination to repeal "don't ask, don't tell" and allow gays to serve openly in the military... (more)


December 2, 2010
AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Lawmakers in President Barack Obama's adopted home state of Illinois approved legal civil unions for gay and lesbian couples, and sent the measure Wednesday to Governor Pat Quinn who was expected to sign it... (more)


December 1, 2010
ROLL CALL A food safety bill that has burned up precious days of the Senate's lame-duck session appears headed back to the chamber because Democrats violated a constitutional provision requiring that tax provisions originate in the House... (more)


December 1, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Senate Republicans threatened Wednesday to block virtually all legislation until expiring tax cuts are extended and a bill is passed to fund the federal government, vastly complicating Democratic attempts to leave their own stamp on the final days of the post-election Congress... (more)


December 1, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES In the latest evidence that the November elections are forcing a new political pragmatism on the White House, President Obama's chairman of the Federal Communications Commission outlined a revised plan to regulate Internet traffic on Wednesday that is more friendly to business interests... (more)


December 1, 2010
JOSEPH FARAH Republicans couldn't really be this stupid, could they? Unless House Majority Leader-designate Eric Cantor was thoroughly misquoted by Politico, which is entirely possible, the Republican sellout has already begun... (more)


December 1, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY A Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives is now urging Congress to freeze funding for the controversial nude-image scanners being installed in airports around the nation by the Transportation Security Administration... (more)


December 1, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed Liberty University's lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's new federal health care law, declaring that a provision requiring most individuals to obtain insurance is constitutional... (more)


December 1, 2010
PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY Republicans are assuming that cap-and-trade (aka cap-and-tax) is dead because Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid lacks the votes to bring up the House-passed bill and because this issue proved a loser in the 2010 House races... (more)


December 1, 2010
MICHAEL TANNER They haven't even finished counting 2010 midterm ballots (New York's 1st congressional district is still undecided), but already potential Republican candidates are testing the presidential waters for 2012. Among the early frontrunners will be former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney... (more)


December 1, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES The Senate on Tuesday rejected a moratorium on earmark spending, in a test vote that nonetheless showed surging support for a ban and left foes of pork-barrel spending predicting that the end of the practice is near. Thirty-nine senators supported a three-year ban - 10 more than voted for a similar moratorium earlier this year... (more)


December 1, 2010
ED FEULNER Years ago, the biggest question you'd get while flying was "Coffee or tea?" Now it's "Naked body scan or aggressive pat-down?" Behind that dilemma is the real choice. It's the one too many Americans have been unwilling to face: Should we "profile" -- i.e., concentrate our security efforts on the individuals more likely to pose a threat?... (more)


December 1, 2010
VIRGIL GOODE In my last op-ed, I attacked Harry Reid's attempt to force a vote on the DREAM Act by tacking it on a defense bill. Fortunately, we defeated this move. Unfortunately, less than two months later, the Democrats are planning to vote on it during the lame-duck session... (more)


December 1, 2010
NAT HENTOFF Dick Armey, former House Majority Leader, is a conservative libertarian who has become an adviser and occasional organizer for the tea partiers. They have no maximum leader, but their guiding light, they proclaim, is the Constitution... (more)