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June 7, 2010
PAT BUCHANAN On this matter of offering federal jobs to potential candidates to induce them not to run against Senate Democratic incumbents, this White House is drifting dangerously close to the falls. Colorado's Andrew Romanoff has now confirmed that White House Deputy Chief of Staff Jim Messina trolled three federal jobs in front of him, if he would desist and not run against incumbent Sen. Michael Bennet... (more)


June 7, 2010
ABC NEWS The Afghan war was enormously popular when it began on a fall Sunday eight and a half years ago. Less than a month had passed since the September 11 attacks, and President Bush could draw on deep wells of support when he ordered air strikes against Kabul, Jalalabad and the Taliban stronghold at Kandahar... (more)


June 7, 2010
DAVID LIMBAUGH So much for these bizarre theories that President Barack Obama is toying with a grand triangulation strategy, whereby he abandons his Democratic congressional allies in the 2010 elections and allows Republicans to win and save his fiscal fat from the fire... (more)


June 7, 2010
JASON MATTERA The bad movie, otherwise known as the Obama presidency, just keeps getting worse--even after we thought his choice of czars, appointees, and policies couldn't be any more alarming... (more)


June 7, 2010
CNSNEWS.COM Sen. Judd Gregg (R-N.H.), along with other members of Congress and leading financial experts, is warning that the United States is in danger of being in the same dire situation as Greece -- national bankruptcy -- in seven to 10 years unless the federal government radically curtails spending... (more)


June 7, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS The Supreme Court said Monday it won't hear arguments that Hillary Rodham Clinton is ineligible to be secretary of state because of an obscure rule about pay increases... (more)


June 7, 2010
MICHAEL BARONE Republicans are encountering some speed bumps on what they hope is the road to victory in the November elections. Their candidates for Republican open Senate seats in Ohio and Missouri are running no better than even in recent polls... (more)


June 7, 2010
LYNN WOOLLEY Republican Kentucky Senate candidate Rand Paul has a way of getting under people's skin with his libertarian insistence that we actually pay attention to the Constitution... (more)


June 7, 2010
PAJAMASMEDIA Ha'aretz has revived the mystery surrounding the inability to find weapons of mass destruction stockpiles in Iraq, the most commonly cited justification for Operation Iraqi Freedom and one of the most embarrassing episodes for the United States... (more)


June 7, 2010
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST Public outrage over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is quite properly at a high level as we see pictures of dead wildlife and oiled-soaked birds struggling to breathe. Bad as that is, the far greater threat -- in substantive and political terms -- comes in the form of what that fallout portends for our national security... (more)


June 6, 2010
NEWSMAX Frightened of the reception they'll receive from enraged constituents, Democrats are avoiding townhall meetings this summer, according to The New York Times. "Of the 255 Democrats who make up the majority in the House, only a handful held town-hall-style forums as legislators spent last week at home in their districts," the Times reported Sunday. "It was no scheduling accident"... (more)


June 6, 2010
LONDON TELEGRAPH Well, at least he's still got Sir Paul McCartney. At the White House last week, the 67-year-old crooner was gushing in much the same manner as his own groupies did at Shea Stadium in 1965. "I'm a big fan, he's a great guy," McCartney told American critics of President Barack Obama. "So lay off him, he's doing great"... (more)


June 5, 2010
TED NUGENT There are pivotal dates in American history that are seared into the memories of those of us who know them and live to remember: July 4, September 11, December 7. And there are pivotal dates in world history. You would be hard pressed to find a more defining moment in the history of the world than June 6, 1944... (more)


June 5, 2010
MICHELLE MALKIN In Chicago politics, there's an old term for the publicly subsidized pay-offs and positions meted out to the corruptocrats' friends and special interests: boodle. In the age of Obama, Hope and Change is all about the boodle. So it was with the stimulus. And the massive national service expansion... (more)


June 5, 2010
ANN COULTER Oil is spewing from beneath a British Petroleum oil rig into the Gulf of Mexico at a rate of about 1 million gallons a day. There's no end in sight -- although White House officials have made it clear their goal is to stop the leak before the midterm elections in November... (more)


June 5, 2010
MARTHA ZOLLER There are some truths about the Gulf oil spill that must be considered when addressing this calamity. While there is no doubt the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill is a major disaster, it should not mean the end of off-shore drilling... (more)


June 4, 2010
FOX NEWS The Obama administration is asking the Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court decision that upheld Arizona's right to punish employers for hiring illegal immigrants. The Arizona law gives the state the right to suspend or terminate business licenses... (more)


June 4, 2010
REP. MICHELE BACHMANN Israel has come under attack yet again from leaders around the world who are calling the actions taken earlier this week by Israel's military "criminal" and "inhuman"... (more)


June 4, 2010
CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER The world is outraged at Israel's blockade of Gaza. Turkey denounces its illegality, inhumanity, barbarity, etc. The usual U.N. suspects, Third World and European, join in. The Obama administration dithers. But as Leslie Gelb, former president of the Council on Foreign Relations, writes, the blockade is not just perfectly rational, it is perfectly legal... (more)


June 4, 2010
GEORGE WILL Today, as it has been for a century, American politics is an argument between two Princetonians -- James Madison, class of 1771, and Woodrow Wilson, class of 1879. Madison was the most profound thinker among the Founders. Wilson, avatar of "progressivism," was the first president critical of the nation's founding... (more)


June 4, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Facing off over illegal immigration, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer told President Barack Obama that Americans "want our border secured" and called Thursday for completion of a separating fence... (more)


June 4, 2010
ROGER HEDGECOCK Liberal elites at local, state, and federal governments are trying to drive the state of Arizona out of business because the Legislature and the governor voted to enforce the federal immigration laws which the federal government refuses to enforce... (more)


June 4, 2010
NEWSMAX It's not just in the halls of Congress where abortion opponents are advancing their agendas. At least 11 states have passed laws this year regulating or restricting abortions, and bills have passed at least one house of the legislature in four others, The New York Times reports... (more)


June 4, 2010
CBS NEWS Elena Kagan has kept her cards so close to the vest that in the days after President Obama nominated her to the Supreme Court, some on the left worried she was too moderate to replace liberal Justice John Paul Stevens... (more)


June 4, 2010
NEWSMAX The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows that 25% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as president. Forty-one percent (41%) Strongly Disapprove, giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -16... (more)