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May 28, 2010
DANA FERRELL How did we get there? That is the question posed by Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) to Supreme Court Justice Nominee Sonia Sotomayor during her confirmation hearing. The "there" Senator Coburn was asking about is the situation where the individual's right to bear arms is explicit in the Constitution yet unsettled in law, while a woman's right to privacy (to an abortion), not mentioned at all in the Constitution, is settled in law... (more)


May 28, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Justice Department officials told Arizona's attorney general and aides to the governor Friday that the federal government has serious reservations about the state's new immigration law... (more)


May 28, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES Senate Democrats managed Thursday to block deployment of 6,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, but the proposal still garnered a majority of senators, showing widespread support for a border-security-first strategy and underscoring why President Obama is having difficulty trying to win an immigration-legalization bill... (more)


May 28, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES Congress was moving on two fronts late Thursday with legislation to repeal a Clinton administration-era law that bans gays from serving openly in the military... (more)


May 28, 2010
FOX NEWS The president's top counterterrorism adviser on Wednesday called jihad a "legitimate tenet of Islam," arguing that the term "jihadists" should not be used to describe America's enemies... (more)


May 28, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry late Wednesday vetoed an abortion bill that would put strict limits on when private health insurers can cover the procedure... (more)


May 28, 2010
THE HILL House Republican leaders introduced a bill Thursday to repeal and replace the sweeping healthcare law adopted in late March. According to Rep. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), the measure would repeal the current law and replace it with the alternative the minority party offered to the original healthcare legislation last November... (more)


May 28, 2010
DAVID KUPELIAN As I illustrated in a recent column, "Why I'm 'worse than Joe McCarthy,'" the left has long relied on one paramount tactic for advancing its cause: intimidation. But it's not just the left that bullies and ridicules opponents in order to bring about its glorious "hope and change." Almost every destructive agenda being promoted in America today is being advanced, not through logical argument, but intimidation... (more)


May 28, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY The policy director at a George Soros-funded, Marxist-founded organization calling itself Free Press has just taken a key State Department position, WND has learned. Free Press Policy Director Ben Scott has been named a policy adviser for innovation at the State Department... (more)


May 27, 2010
BOSTON GLOBE With one lawmaker citing President Lincoln's respect for the rule of law, the Massachusetts Senate passed a far-reaching crackdown this afternoon on illegal immigrants and those who would hire them, going further, senators said, than any immigration bill proposed over the past five years... (more)


May 27, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES American gun owners might not feel besieged, but they should. This week, the Obama administration announced its support for the United Nations Small Arms Treaty. This international agreement poses real risks for freedom both in the United States and around the world by making it more difficult - if not outright illegal - for law-abiding citizens to keep and bear arms... (more)


May 26, 2010
USA TODAY Paychecks from private business shrank to their smallest share of personal income in U.S. history during the first quarter of this year, a USA TODAY analysis of government data finds... (more)


May 26, 2010
RONALD KESSLER The impression you get from dominant opinion makers is that conservatives who support the free enterprise system are cranks who are in the minority. The truth is quite the opposite... (more)


May 25, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY If a Democratic member of Congress is to be believed, there's someone in the Obama administration who has committed a crime -- and if the president knew about it, analysts say it could be grounds for impeachment... (more)


May 25, 2010
MICHELLE MALKIN After three months of zipped lips and feigned ignorance, the Obama White House is finally taking real heat over Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Joe Sestak's consistent claims that the administration offered him a job to drop his Senate bid... (more)


May 25, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Tuesday gave lukewarm support to a new White House-backed plan for a vote in Congress to immediately repeal the law that bans gays from serving openly in the military... (more)


May 25, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES Solicitor General Elena Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court should founder unless she adequately explains why she quite literally put "International/ Comparative Law" ahead of the U.S. Constitution. Senators should question Ms. Kagan in great depth about her views on the applicability of foreign law in American courts... (more)


May 25, 2010
PAT BUCHANAN "Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past." That was the slogan of the Ministry of Truth in George Orwell's "1984," where Winston Smith worked ceaselessly revising the past to conform to the latest party line of Big Brother... (more)


May 25, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES The White House will send up to 1,200 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border and will ask Congress for $500 million to boost border security, officials said Tuesday, as President Obama tried to take control of the border security debate just as the Senate was about to take up a much bigger deployment... (more)


May 25, 2010
RICH LOWRY The Arizona immigration law has become the occasion for a sorry exercise in national self-abasement. When Mexican President Felipe Calderon addressed a joint session of Congress last week, he rapped Arizonians -- ignorantly and unfairly -- for using "racial profiling as the basis for law enforcement"... (more)


May 25, 2010
REP. MIKE PENCE Greece is a country in crisis and America will be soon. Both countries are flirting with fiscal ruin because of reckless government spending. Greece has given us a stark picture of where endless government deficits lead. Faced with national bankruptcy after years of deficit spending, Greece is raising taxes, slashing pension benefits and cutting government wages... (more)


May 25, 2010
NEWSMAX Support for repeal of the new national healthcare plan has jumped to its highest level ever. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 63 percent of U.S. voters now favor repeal of the plan congressional Democrats passed and President Obama signed into law in March... (more)


May 25, 2010
JOSEPH FARAH Newt Gingrich is out there campaigning for the presidency in 2012 with a new book, "To Save America: Stopping Obama's Secular-Socialist Machine." I won't tell you I read the book. I don't feel I need to do so after reviewing Gingrich's political career through the 1990s... (more)


May 25, 2010
JOHN GIZZI "Keep your eye on Pennsylvania on Tuesday and on Hawaii next Saturday," Republican National Chairman Michael Steele told me last Saturday (May 15)."New Jersey and Virginia [electing Republican governors] last fall, Massachusetts [electing Republican Scott Brown to the Senate] in January, and now Pennsylvania and Hawaii [holding special elections for the House... (more)


May 24, 2010
DAVID LIMBAUGH Liberals have a learning disability when it comes to the impracticability of socialism. They are so steeped in the seductive lies of false compassion that no amount of logic, history or everyday experience registers. Thus, they continue to burden the market system to an unsustainable level... (more)