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4 years ago
PAT BUCHANAN Where a man's purse is, there his heart will be also. If you would know where the heart of the Obama party is today, consider. In the dog days of August, with temperatures in D.C. rising above 100, Nancy Pelosi called the House back to Washington to enact legislation that could not wait until September... (more)


4 years ago
ASSOCIATED PRESS A federal appeals court in New York City has thrown out a decision that barred Congress from withholding funds from the activist group ACORN... (more)


4 years ago
NEWSMAX South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint, fresh off endorsing winners in Republican primaries, is now developing a strategy to aid conservative Senate candidates in the general election. His Senate Conservatives Fund (SCF) political action committee plans a "super bomb" web site, so that donors can go online to give money to the candidate(s) of their choice, Roll Call reports... (more)


4 years ago
ASSOCIATED PRESS A federal judge put gay marriages on hold for at least another six days in California, disappointing dozens of gay couples who lined up outside City Hall hoping to tie the knot Thursday... (more)


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DOUG MAINWARING The birth of the Tea Party movement is generally traced to February 2009, just a few weeks after President Obama's inauguration. While Rick Santelli's famous rant on CNBC was the spark that ignited Tea Party gatherings across the nation and gave it its name, the movement's genesis was in progress long before that fateful day... (more)


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WASHINGTON TIMES Eight percent of babies born in U.S. hospitals in 2008 had mothers who were illegal aliens, according to a report released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center. Such newborns bring significant societal costs. Because their parents are poor, the families contribute little in taxes while at the same time relying heavily on government services... (more)


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CNSNEWS.COM Reigniting a political controversy, former President Bill Clinton this week contradicted the Obama White House, telling a Pennsylvania TV station that he never encouraged U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak to drop out of Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate race -- as the White House claimed in May... (more)


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CNSNEWS.COM Sheriff Larry Dever of Cochise County, Ariz., one of four Arizona counties contiguous with the U.S-Mexico border, said Friday that the U.S. Border Patrol has pulled back from parts of the border in his and neighboring counties because manning those areas has become too dangerous... (more)


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ASSOCIATED PRESS Alabama's attorney general is suing BP and others over the Gulf oil spill because he says the oil company has broken too many promises about accepting responsibility for the disaster. Attorney General Troy King filed two lawsuits in federal court in Montgomery late Thursday afternoon on behalf of the state... (more)


4 years ago
RENEWAMERICA Fred Hutchison, longtime feature writer at RenewAmerica, passed away Tuesday at his home in Dublin, Ohio. He was 60. Over 200 of Fred's essays -- many of them discussions of Western Civilization's "culture war," written from his rigorous perspective of history, religion, and science -- have been published at RenewAmerica since Fred began writing for RA in 2003... (more)


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SALLY C. PIPES Obamacare is chock full of unpopular policies. But few have attracted as much widespread animosity as the "individual mandate," which requires all adults to purchase health insurance or pay a fine. The most recent Rasmussen poll puts opposition to the mandate at 54 percent of likely voters -- including 41 percent who strongly oppose it... (more)


4 years ago
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR Is "birthright citizenship" -- the policy of granting US citizenship to every child born on national soil -- really enshrined in the US Constitution? Some experts believe it isn't... (more)


4 years ago
NEWSMAX With both parties desperate to look effective on immigration and securing the Mexican border, the Senate will return to work for a few hours Thursday in the middle of summer vacation to approve $600 million for new border security efforts... (more)


4 years ago
JOHN GIZZI Although there were primaries in four states last night, the results in Colorado and Georgia clearly had the biggest impact in terms of national politics. The survival of Colorado's Obama-backed Sen. Michael Bennet and the too-close-to-call GOP runoff for governor of Georgia were the biggest stories... (more)


4 years ago
DAVID LIMBAUGH Liberals' derision of "people of faith" as weak, anti-intellectual, anti-reason and anti-science is ironic beyond measure, given their stubborn adherence to their own discredited views on the thin thread of faith alone. New York Times editors' "In Search of a New Playbook" provides a perfect illustration. They not only don't apologize for President Obama's failed policies but also insist that Democrats run proudly on his record... (more)


4 years ago
REUTERS Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum on Wednesday proposed tougher curbs against illegal immigrants in his melting-pot state that he said would go "one step further" than a similar contested Arizona law... (more)


4 years ago
BILL MCCOLLUM In the words of our second president: We are a government of laws, not of men. This key principle, which places our Constitution above our leaders, set young America apart from the governments of monarchical Europe. Regrettably, President Obama is endangering this venerable tradition by deliberately and systematically seeking to expand executive power well beyond its proper boundaries... (more)


4 years ago
CNSNEWS.COM A Republican congressman says all bills introduced in Congress should include a statement setting forth the specific constitutional authority under which a law is being enacted... (more)


4 years ago
TONY BLANKLEY The cheerful, jaded, sneering question de jour from liberal journalists and Democratic Party commentators (I know, there's a pretty fine distinction) is, "What will the Republican Party do if it gets back the House?" The question is phrased along the line of what a car-chasing dog would do if it caught the car... (more)


4 years ago
UK GUARDIAN The Obama administration's most public face, White House press secretary Robert Gibbs, has tried to climb down from angry remarks he aimed at leftwing critics, calling them "crazy".... (more)


4 years ago
TERENCE P. JEFFREY Thomas Jefferson, a deist, and Alexander Hamilton, an Episcopalian, anchored opposite ends of the political spectrum in the early years of the republic but agreed on one basic proposition: The nation's laws must follow God's laws... (more)


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ELISABETH MEINECKE Fifteen congressman have signed on to a resolution by Rep. Lamar Smith (R.-Tex.) condemning a California judge's overturning of Proposition 8, a ballot initiative passed in 2008 which defined marriage in the state constitution as between a man and a woman... (more)


4 years ago
JOHN STOSSEL I'm getting tired of Alan Greenspan. First, the former Federal Reserve chairman blamed an allegedly unregulated free market for the housing and financial debacle. Now he favors repealing the Bush-era tax cuts... (more)


4 years ago
MICHELLE MALKIN House Speaker Nancy Pelosi deserves a swift rap on the knuckles for hiding underneath the desk of the American schoolteacher. In a cynical ploy to evade accountability for the Democrats' continued fiscal recklessness, Pelosi accused opponents of the $26 billion public employee union bailout bill of "demeaning" teachers -- and nurses, police officers and firefighters... (more)


4 years ago
POLITICO Republicans are continuing to telegraph their opposition to health care reform by filing another petition that would force the House to vote on repealing the legislation. Rep. Wally Herger (R-Calif.) filed a discharge petition Tuesday that would get rid of the Democrats' health care reform and replace it with a Republican alternative... (more)