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April 16, 2010
DICK MORRIS Politics is no longer a spectator sport. Those in the grandstands must leave their seats and come down on the playing field to help their side score. That is the key lesson of the Obama campaign. He didn't just have supporters. He had campaign workers -- millions of them... (more)


April 16, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Opposition to President Barack Obama's health care law jumped after he signed it -- a clear indication his victory could become a liability for Democrats in this fall's elections. A new Associated Press-GfK poll finds Americans oppose the health care remake 50 percent to 39 percent... (more)


April 16, 2010
MATT HADRO Tea Party protesters used Tax Day on Thursday to rally against higher taxes and bigger government, often using harsh rhetoric to attack President Obama and Congress for their big-spending policies... (more)


April 16, 2010
POLITICO After several days of hype and hand-wringing about liberal plans to infiltrate Thursday's tea party rallies, the great 2010 Tax Day Tea Party Crash did not produce much of a bang in Washington... (more)


April 16, 2010
LAWRENCE KUDLOW So much is being written in the mainstream media about who the tea partiers are, but very little is being recorded about what these folks are actually saying. We know that this is a decentralized grassroots movement, with many different voices hailing from many different towns across the country... (more)


April 16, 2010
JEFFREY T. KUHNER President Obama has disgraced the United States - again. During this week's nuclear summit in Washington, he bowed when greeting Chinese President Hu Jintao. The act was not only shocking but revealing... (more)


April 16, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS In a move hailed as a step toward fairness for same-sex couples, President Barack Obama is ordering that nearly all hospitals allow patients to say who has visitation rights and who can help make medical decisions, including gay and lesbian partners... (more)


April 16, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES The abortion lobby has spent nearly 40 years arguing that the radical surgery at issue is - for purposes of the courts - merely a medical question, not a moral one. On Tuesday, Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman signed a law that returns moral judgment to a spot front and center in the abortion debate... (more)


April 15, 2010
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST The radical anti-American left is going back to doing what it enjoys best: infiltrating and disrupting gatherings of patriotic Americans, as well as trying to discredit or undermine normal citizens so as to make them look like kooks... (more)


April 14, 2010
J. MATT BARBER Still suffering indigestion from an Obamacare forced feeding, America may yet have to choke down some bitter dessert. Democrats' characteristically mislabeled Employment Non-Discrimination Act or ENDA (S. 1584 in the Senate and H.R. 3017 in the House) apparently will be under consideration relatively soon... (more)


April 14, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY Thousands of taxpayers from across the nation are planning to descend on the White House Thursday, and a million more are expected to take their fight against excessive spending, growth of big government and soaring deficits to more than 700 rallies in U.S. cities this week... (more)


April 14, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Sarah Palin rallied the tea party movement near its historical roots with a pre-Tax Day message, telling Washington politicians that government should be working for the people, not the other way around... (more)


April 14, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES The big three television networks virtually ignored the massive, grass-roots "tea party" surge in 2009, and so far this year have maligned the movement as teeming with racists and violent fringe figures, according to a report by the Media Research Center... (more)


April 14, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer says members of Congress could vote as early as next week on a bill that would give the District of Columbia a voting member of Congress. D.C.'s nonvoting representative, Eleanor Holmes Norton, also says the vote could come next week... (more)


April 14, 2010
DICK MORRIS As Republicans contemplate their response to President Obama's coming nomination to the Supreme Court, we should go beyond the traditional scrutiny over social issues and demand that any nominee elaborate his or her views about the constitutionality of the recent legislation passed by this administration... (more)


April 14, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES Even as President Obama is meeting in Washington this week with world leaders -- 49 of them -- his administration has been taking on the more mundane tasks such as steering the first stages of health care implementation and vowing to make more progress on cutting pork-barrel spending... (more)


April 14, 2010
POLITICO Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) backed away from a major push on immigration reform in the coming weeks, amid concerns that the issue may be too volatile for an election year agenda already packed with ambitious legislative plans. The announcement came in the face of earlier indications from third-ranking Democrat Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) that immigration could get done soon... (more)


April 14, 2010
WALL STREET JOURNAL Arizona lawmakers on Tuesday passed one of the toughest pieces of immigration-enforcement legislation in the country, which would make it a violation of state law to be in the U.S. without proper documentation... (more)


April 14, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Two first-of-their-kind laws in Nebraska put new restrictions on abortion, including one that uses a new legal rationale for a ban on later-term abortions. That law bars the procedure at and after 20 weeks of pregnancy based on the assertion that fetuses can feel pain at that point. The other requires women be screened before having abortions for mental health issues and other risk factors indicating if they might have problems afterward... (more)


April 14, 2010
PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY Income tax day, April 15, now divides Americans into two almost equal classes: those who pay for the services provided by government and the freeloaders. The percentage of Americans who will pay no federal income taxes at all for 2009 has risen to 47%... (more)


April 14, 2010
FRANK J. GAFFNEY JR. Sarah Palin clearly has gotten under President Obama's skin with her sharp critique of his muddle-headed pursuit of U.S. denuclearization. In response, Mr. Obama felt compelled to note that he wasn't acting on his own. He told ABC News last week, "If the secretary of defense and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff are comfortable with it, I'm probably going to take my advice from them and not from Sarah Palin"... (more)


April 13, 2010
WALL STREET JOURNAL The new federal health-care law has raised the stakes for hospitals and schools already scrambling to train more doctors. Experts warn there won't be enough doctors to treat the millions of people newly insured under the law... (more)


April 13, 2010
NEWSMAX Not only have Democrats not experienced a healthcare bounce, they're seeing a healthcare plunge, according to Gallup. The Democratic Party's favorable rating has dropped to its lowest level ever: 41 percent, according to Gallup in a story first reported by the WashingtonExaminer.com... (more)


April 13, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Gay rights activists say they have failed to qualify a measure that would repeal California's same-sex marriage ban for the November ballot. Restore Equality 2010 chairman Sean Bohac says the volunteer-run group fell short of gathering the nearly 695,000 signatures needed to put the initiative before voters... (more)


April 13, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY A Kenyan lawmaker told the nation's parliament last month that Barack Obama was born in Africa and is therefore "not even a native American"... (more)