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  • By pandering to the base, Democrats show they know they're losing the Senate

    The tell-tale sign Republicans expected to lose the Senate in 2006 appeared June 28 of that year. That was when the GOP turned to stunts to save themselves.

  • Eric Holder's race card has become a Joker

    It may be too soon to label it a trend and there is insufficient data to confirm it, but President Obama and his party may be losing their iron grip on their most loyal and enthusiastic voting bloc: African-Americans.

  • How Obama is turning liberalism into an instrument of coercion

    Liberals just aren't very liberal these days. The word “liberal” comes from the Latin word meaning freedom, and in the 19th century liberals in this country and abroad stood for free speech, free exercise of religion, free markets, free trade -- for minimal state interference in people's...

  • Obama administration hides the dangerous consequences of illegal immigration

    By now it's perfectly clear that President Obama is not going to do anything to stop the flood of illegal aliens across our southern border.

  • Jose Antonio Vargas: The face of the entitled illegal immigrant

    On Monday, leading illegal-alien journalist turned activist Jose Antonio Vargas engaged in a foolish stunt that will backfire on him and his allies in the media and Hollywood and on Capitol Hill.

  • Who'll build the roads?

    "Tea Party members don't think there's a federal role in transportation!" complained Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, last week, near the site of a $5.8 million highway project.

  • Uncle Sam's unfenced swimming pool

    Sam, the wealthiest man in his neighborhood, lives in a big beautiful house with a massive backyard punctuated by a large, deep swimming pool.

  • Israeli Iron Dome demonstrates missile defense payoffs

    According to the Israeli government, in this latest round of Israel-Hamas combat, Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system has (so far) intercepted 90 percent of targeted incoming Hamas rockets. Iron Dome is a very sophisticated tactical (short-range) anti-missile and anti-artillery...

  • Who's really stalling the reform of African food aid

    Farmers agree that it makes sense to buy more food overseas closer to hungry people. But the shipping industry balks at losing half of its profitable cargo.

  • The media can no longer ignore Obama and Hillary Clinton's problems

    It had to come sometime, and it came in one very bad week for the Democrats: that the many big problems with Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama finally grew too great for the press to ignore.

  • Heartland Institute conference shows the growing power of climate realism

    Heartland Institute's Ninth International Conference on Climate Change, with its 64 speakers from 12 countries, marked a turning point in the climate wars between alarmists and skeptics: A lot more first-timers than dogged veterans showed up for the three-day science marathon, July 7-9.

  • Of John Boehner's lawsuits and Sarah Palin's call for Obama's impeachment

    From the Republican establishment, House Speaker John Boehner has announced plans to sue President Obama for exceeding his authority. And from the Tea Party wing of the Republicans, former Gov. Sarah Palin has called for impeachment of the president.

  • Why Obama won't take strong action in border crisis

    Does President Obama want to solve the border crisis? It depends on what the meaning of "solve" is.

  • 'Heartlessness' of GOP isn't the cause of immigration crisis

    "The heartlessness and nativist pandering that have broken America's immigration system must give way to providing proper food, clothing, shelter and medical care to the Central American children streaming into the country," so pronounced the editors of the New York Daily News. Washington Post...

  • No, Eric Holder, this has nothing to do with race

    Attorney General Eric Holder once again played the race card claiming that he and President Obama have been targets of "a racial animus" by some of the administration's political opponents.



From the Weekly Standard

  • For GOP, a Good Crop of Senate Candidates

    Republicans have distinct advantages in Senate races this year, including President Obama’s low job ratings, the number of vulnerable Democrats, and an unhappy national mood. But there’s...

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  • How to Play a Weak Hand in Iraq

    Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki knows what he wants: a third term in office for himself and U.S. military help in defeating ISIS (now the Islamic State). Political reconciliation between...

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  • The Ethics of Food and Drink

    Should the law compel nursing homes to starve certain Alzheimer’s patients to death? This is not an alarmist fantasy, but a real question, soon to be forced by advocates of ever-wider...

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