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Taliban claim responsibility for terrorist attack
Posted: January 30, 2015 in World and Defense
The Taliban have claimed responsibility for killing 3 Americans at the Kabul, Afghanistan airport.

PA Dem resigns amid FBI investigation
Posted: January 30, 2015 in Crime and Democrats
Pennsylvania's Democratic state treasurer resigned amid a federal investigation.

6M face Dem health scheme fines
Posted: January 30, 2015 in Health and Taxes
An estimated 6M Americans will have to pay new Democratic health scheme fines when they file their taxes.

Dem policies may crush energy boom
Posted: January 30, 2015 in Economy and Democrats
Democrats' anti-production rules and regulations will make energy unaffordable again.

Cuba makes demands on US
Posted: January 30, 2015 in World and Defense
In the face of President Obama's weakness, Cuba has started issuing its own set of demands.

Have gays finally gone mainstream?
Posted: January 30, 2015 in Rights and National
The final frontier of gay rights has been reached: the ability to assimilate into the mainstream.

Dems go after middle-class money
Posted: January 30, 2015 in Taxes and Education
There aren't nearly enough wealthy people to pay for the Democratic agenda.

White House denies reality on Iran
Posted: January 30, 2015 in Democrats and Defense
President Obama prefers undercutting a vital ally to hearing the truth about Iran's nuclear threat.

OR Dem's fiancee got paid for pillow talk
Posted: January 30, 2015 in States and Democrats
Gov. Kitzhaber's [D-OR] troubled fiancee has collected $213K in lobbying payments since he became governor in 2011.

What's really holding Europe's economy back?
Posted: January 30, 2015 in World and Economy
Europe's focus on macroeconomic policy under-appreciates the critical importance of smaller structural problems.

Obama lurches left
Posted: January 30, 2015 in Democrats and National
The economy President Obama is celebrating is not really all that great.

MA Dem's shady gifts
Posted: January 30, 2015 in Democrats and States
A Massachusetts Democratic state lawmaker faces scrutiny for luxury gifts.

Federal debt is a problem again
Posted: January 30, 2015 in Economy and National
America's unaffordable public programs and crushing debt will condemn us to anemic economic growth.

Does Europe really mean never again?
Posted: January 30, 2015 in World and Religion
Antisemitism has returned to Europe with a vengeance.

Romney [R-MA] won't run for president in 2016
Posted: January 30, 2015 in GOP and National
Former Gov. Romney [R-MA] has decided against a 3rd presidential campaign.

TX GOP chief joins Paul [R-KY] political team
Posted: January 29, 2015 in GOP and States
The Republican Party of Texas' chairman takes a position as a national senior adviser to the Sen. Paul's [R-KY] presidential effort.

Obama administration doesn't understand Taliban
Posted: January 29, 2015 in Defense and Democrats
The Obama administration refuses to call the Taliban terrorists, even though they are on a government terrorist list.

US Senate approves oil pipeline
Posted: January 29, 2015 in Economy and National
The US Senate approved a bipartisan bill to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

Graham [R-SC] to run for 2016 presidential nomination
Posted: January 29, 2015 in GOP and States
Sen. Graham [R-SC] has set up a committee to explore running for the presidential nomination in 2016.

PA Dem bans energy exploration
Posted: January 29, 2015 in States and Democrats
Pennsylvania's new Democratic governor signed an executive order banning new drilling leases on public land.

Terrorist swapped for Bergdahl suspected of militant activities
Posted: January 29, 2015 in Defense and National
1 of the 5 Taliban terrorists released in return for Sgt. Bergdahl has attempted to return to militant activity.

Communists work with Dems
Posted: January 29, 2015 in Democrats and National
American communists are eager to work with the Democratic Party to advance the communist agenda.

Why is unemployment falling?
Posted: January 29, 2015 in Economy and National
Unemployed workers are no longer subsidized to postpone their job search.

What should Netanyahu tell Congress?
Posted: January 29, 2015 in Defense and World
Israel's PM will address Congress on Iran and its efforts to develop nuclear weapons and missiles to deliver them.

Why are Dems targeting your savings?
Posted: January 29, 2015 in Democrats and Economy
President Obama dropped his scheme to increase taxes on college savings accounts.

MA Dem's term limit hypocrisy
Posted: January 29, 2015 in States and Democrats
A Massachusetts Democrat wants to repeal term limits now that they apply to him.

Just say no to big government
Posted: January 29, 2015 in Economy and National
President Obama demands alternatives to government schemes he supports, but not to those he opposes.

Should the NLRB be disbanded?
Posted: January 29, 2015 in Economy and National
US senators introduced a bill in the hopes of reforming the National Labor Relations Board.

Obama's split personality on oil
Posted: January 29, 2015 in Economy and Democrats
When it comes to oil, President Obama wants to have it both ways.

Perdue [R-GA] to lead 2 US Senate subcommittees
Posted: January 29, 2015 in Georgia and GOP
Georgia's freshman US senator will lead Agriculture and Foreign Relations subcommittees.

House bill aims to expedite natural gas exports
Posted: January 29, 2015 in Economy and National
The US House passed a bill aimed at expediting approvals of natural gas exports.

Federal debt looms as major threat
Posted: January 29, 2015 in Economy and National
At the end of this fiscal year, federal debt will be 74% of gross domestic product.

Muslim news won't call terrorists terrorists
Posted: January 29, 2015 in Defense and Religion
Al Jazeera orders journalists not to use such terms as terrorist, Islamist, or jihad.

What doomed the Greek economy?
Posted: January 29, 2015 in World and Economy
Bailouts extended the life of a failed system.

Does Obama downplay Islamist threat?
Posted: January 28, 2015 in Defense and Democrats
Nearly half of Americans say President Obama underemphasizes the threat from Islamist terrorists.

10M to lose health insurance
Posted: January 28, 2015 in Health and Democrats
The Congressional Budget Office says the Democratic health scheme will push 10M people out of employer-based coverage.

Obama's AG pick led controversial forfeiture case
Posted: January 28, 2015 in Democrats and National
President Obama's nominee for US attorney general seized a family's bank account without bringing any charges.

Can governments ignore market forces?
Posted: January 28, 2015 in Economy and World
Attempts of the state to outsmart markets are showing their limits, and more often than not ending in utter fiasco.

Is Obama setting Clinton [D-NY] up to fail?
Posted: January 28, 2015 in Democrats and National
There's little public enthusiasm for the Democrats' leftist agenda.

GA religious bill could be very dangerous
Posted: January 28, 2015 in Georgia and Religion
Proposed Georgia religious legislation will have dangerous unintended consequences.

Liberal leaders are afraid to stand up to Russia
Posted: January 28, 2015 in World and Defense
Liberal political leaders don't seem to be doing a good job of understanding Russia's foreign policy.

Obama cuts funding to conservative states more
Posted: January 28, 2015 in States and GOP
The Obama administration cut spending in Republican-leaning states by an average of 40%, but only 25% in Democratic-leaning states.

Liberal language police subvert liberty
Posted: January 28, 2015 in Rights and Democrats
Politics in a democracy is based on getting people to agree with you, not making them afraid to disagree.

GA bill would limit police tracking
Posted: January 28, 2015 in Georgia and Rights
License plate readers mounted on police cars, road signs, or traffic lights surreptitiously track your location, date, and time.

Russia still spies on Americans
Posted: January 28, 2015 in Defense and National
US authorities say they foiled a Cold War-style plot by a Russian news agency.

Obama says fighting terrorism is too hard
Posted: January 28, 2015 in Defense and Democrats
President Obama falsely presents only 2 ways of fighting terrorism.

Is Russia funding the anti-fracking movement?
Posted: January 28, 2015 in Economy and World
Russia and US environmentalist groups have a common goal.

Obama's orgy of claptrap
Posted: January 28, 2015 in Democrats and National
President Obama tried to take credit for things that haven't happened and denounced partisanship that he practices himself.

GA leader elected as Log Cabin's national chairman
Posted: January 27, 2015 in Rights and Georgia
The Log Cabin Republicans National Board of Directors has elected Jamie Ensley [GA] its new Chairman.

Does Clinton [D-NY] have a diversity problem?
Posted: January 27, 2015 in Democrats and National
Rather than helping black politicos, Clinton [N-NY] and President Obama have surrounded themselves with a cast of mostly white men.

Obama's incoherent energy policy
Posted: January 27, 2015 in Economy and Democrats
The Obama administration wants to open up the Atlantic coast for oil drilling even as it opposes Alaskan exploration and pipelines.

Mormon church conditionally backs some gays rights
Posted: January 27, 2015 in Religion and Rights
The Mormon church announced support for some gay rights short of marriage on the condition that religious protections are strengthened.

Obama's Russia sanctions aren't working
Posted: January 27, 2015 in World and Defense
Russia still retains considerable freedom of action as it escalates its war on Ukraine.

Will Bergdahl be charged with desertion?
Posted: January 27, 2015 in Defense and Crime
Sgt. Bergdahl, who was released by Taliban in exchange for 5 Guantanamo prisoners, will reportedly be charged with desertion.

Which taxes are immoral?
Posted: January 27, 2015 in Taxes and Rights
Arguments in favor of seizing the property of others cannot be made on the basis of morality.

French gays turn conservative
Posted: January 27, 2015 in World and Rights
A liberal British paper tries to paint French gay conservatives as xenophobes and racists.

Will Obama's next AG respect the rule of law?
Posted: January 27, 2015 in Democrats and National
AG Holder [D-DC] leaves his successor to face a series of complicated, corrupt, and highly controversial schemes.

What's wrong with Jindal [R-LA]?
Posted: January 27, 2015 in Rights and GOP
Gov. Jindal [R-LA] is literally running behind a presidential nomination poll's margin of error.

Will printing money fail in Europe again?
Posted: January 27, 2015 in World and Economy
Europe will flood its banking system with some 1 trillion euros in excess of what the market requires.

What's next for Walker [R-WI]?
Posted: January 27, 2015 in GOP and National
Gov. Walker [WI] looks for a way to distinguish himself from other politicians vying for the Republican US presidential nomination.

Blocking Obama's schemes creates jobs
Posted: January 27, 2015 in Economy and Democrats
60% of the jobs gained last year were due to blocking Democratic policy schemes.

Is over-regulation crushing the economy?
Posted: January 27, 2015 in Economy and National
Over-regulation stifles the economy, suppresses job growth, and inhibits innovation.

Why do Dems want to go easy on Iran?
Posted: January 26, 2015 in Democrats and Defense
Democratic US senators introduced a resolution on opposing more sanctions on Iran.

Why is the DOJ tracking where you drive?
Posted: January 26, 2015 in Crime and National
The Justice Department has acknowledged tracking the movements of millions of vehicles across the US in real time.

Dems still blocking energy legislation
Posted: January 26, 2015 in Economy and Democrats
US Senate Democrats blocked consideration of a bill that would permit the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

Cuba still owes Americans $6B
Posted: January 26, 2015 in World and Economy
Cuba owes Americans $6B for assets seized after the Cuban communist revolution in 1959.

Obama's schemes hurt the middle class
Posted: January 26, 2015 in Economy and Democrats
Taxing capital will hurt the very middle-class workers and incomes Obama claims he wants to help.

Cuba walks out on Obama administration
Posted: January 26, 2015 in World and Defense
Cuba demands more US concessions without giving in to US requests for greater freedoms.

Judge delays AL marriage ruling
Posted: January 26, 2015 in Rights and States
The federal judge who struck down Alabama's marriage ban agreed to put that order on hold for 14 days.

Dem health scheme pain doesn't stop
Posted: January 26, 2015 in Health and Democrats
The Democratic health scheme costs more and offers fewer options than private health care.

Jindal's [R-LA] marriage ban is a non-starter
Posted: January 26, 2015 in Rights and GOP
Gov. Jindal [R-LA] calls for another failed federal marriage amendment.

GOP's field of presidential hopefuls grows
Posted: January 26, 2015 in GOP and National
2016 is more wide open than any race for the GOP nomination in more than 2 decades.

How long will marriage be an issue?
Posted: January 26, 2015 in Rights and National
Marriage equality is not abortion.

Islamists abuse freedom
Posted: January 26, 2015 in Religion and Defense
Islamists refuse to accept religious freedom and the freedom of expression that goes with it.

Union membership rate lowest in 100 years
Posted: January 26, 2015 in Economy and National
Workers' interest in economy-wrecking unions continues to fall.

OH Dem's corruption trial begins
Posted: January 26, 2015 in Crime and Democrats
A Democratic Ohio sheriff's trial on racketeering and theft charges begins.

Liberal gays' double standards
Posted: January 25, 2015 in Rights and Democrats
President Obama deviated from language liberals consider acceptable for talking about gay people.

Marriage is better for children
Posted: January 25, 2015 in Rights and States
Now that Florida recognizes marriage equality, 2nd-parent adoption could become obsolete in the gay community.

Global warming advocates fudge data
Posted: January 25, 2015 in Economy and World
Global warmists adjust earlier temperature data downwards, and more recent data upwards.

Will Dems steal your savings?
Posted: January 25, 2015 in Economy and Democrats
The Obama administration wants to tax college savings plans.

Obama's ugly tantrum
Posted: January 25, 2015 in Democrats and World
President Obama should receive Israeli PM Netanyahu, and heed his warnings about Iran's nuclear program.

Walker [R-WI] takes IA by storm
Posted: January 25, 2015 in GOP and National
Gov. Walker's [R-WI] stock is soaring after a triumphant return to Iowa.

Liberals exploit race and gender
Posted: January 25, 2015 in Democrats and Rights
Nothing in politics is more despicable than sowing race and gender discord for partisan advantage.

Dems' failed foreign policy
Posted: January 25, 2015 in Defense and Democrats
The Syrian regime that President Obama declared dead remains in power.

Where's the line between religion and commerce?
Posted: January 25, 2015 in Religion and Rights
Lawmakers in a handful of states are backing long-shot legislation targeting gay rights.

Obama goes nuclear on Netanyahu
Posted: January 25, 2015 in Defense and Democrats
Congress must not shirk from its duty to demand a meaningful agreement with Iran, or none at all.

Have socialists ruined Venezuela?
Posted: January 25, 2015 in World and Economy
Hunger and misery are the outcome of every socialist revolution.

Obama shrugs off terrorism
Posted: January 25, 2015 in Defense and Democrats
The Obama administration downplays the terrorist threat from Islamist extremists.

Obama's policy of spite
Posted: January 24, 2015 in Democrats and World
The Obama administration is fuming over Israeli PM Netanyahu's plans to address Congress.

Judge rules against AL marriage ban
Posted: January 24, 2015 in Rights and States
Marriage bans don't protect ties between children and biological parents, and are harmful to children of gay or lesbian parents.

Is Congress biased against tax cuts?
Posted: January 24, 2015 in Taxes and National
The federal government's budget estimating methodology is biased against tax cuts.

AL wants to delay marriage
Posted: January 24, 2015 in Rights and States
The Alabama attorney general is asking a federal judge to stay a ruling that overturned the state's ban on marriage equality.

Obama ignored you for 6 years
Posted: January 24, 2015 in Economy and National
President Obama's recognition of middle-class economics was far less apparent 6 years ago when it was most needed.

More about AL marriage ruling
Posted: January 24, 2015 in Rights and States
Alabama's ban on marriage equality is unconstitutional.

Does your university believe in free speech?
Posted: January 24, 2015 in Rights and Education
The University of Chicago strenuously affirmed the centrality its commitment to the principles of free speech.

Republicans in charge
Posted: January 23, 2015 in GOP and States
The GOP has more clout in the states than at any time since the 1920s.

Obama thinks being gay is a choice
Posted: January 23, 2015 in Rights and Democrats
President Obama claims sexual orientation is a lifestyle choice.

Obama's college savings hypocrisy
Posted: January 23, 2015 in Education and Taxes
President Obama wants to effectively repeal college savings accounts that he uses for his daughters.

Union membership dips
Posted: January 23, 2015 in Economy and National
Union membership in the US is down slightly, accounting for just over 11% of the workforce.

Republicans break Dem US Senate obstructionism
Posted: January 23, 2015 in GOP and National
The Republican-controlled US Senate voted on more amendments in 1 week than Democrats considered in all of 2014.

Obama's PR disaster
Posted: January 23, 2015 in Democrats and National
President Obama grants an interview to a woman who eats Fruit Loops from a bathtub.

Clinton [D-NY] builds campaign of paranoia
Posted: January 23, 2015 in Democrats and National
Reporters covering Clinton's [D-NY] 2008 primary campaign relished the dirty laundry her senior staffers dished about each other.

Will arrested NY Dem leader resign?
Posted: January 23, 2015 in Crime and Democrats
The Democratic speaker of the New York state Assembly surrendered to the FBI on corruption charges.

Obama administration ignores Iran's evildoing
Posted: January 23, 2015 in World and Defense
The Obama administration plays the dope in Iran's rope-a-dope diplomatic delay tactics.

Are Dems hiding housing crisis causes?
Posted: January 23, 2015 in Economy and Defense
Democrats whitewashed the government's central role in the mortgage debacle.

Does government exacerbate income disparity?
Posted: January 23, 2015 in Economy and Taxes
Equality of outcome fostered through force will be an equality of impoverishment.

Is global warming a cult?
Posted: January 23, 2015 in Economy and National
Global warming advocates have been likened to a fanatical cult.

Will printing money fail in Europe too?
Posted: January 23, 2015 in World and Economy
The effect of Europe's latest bout of money printing is unlikely to be any more than marginal.

Are oil prices set to soar again?
Posted: January 23, 2015 in Economy and World
The break-even point for new US oil extraction technologies is $70 or less per barrel, which is lower than OPEC nations can sustain.

Socialism destroys nations
Posted: January 23, 2015 in World and Economy
Socialism ensures worse times ahead for Venezuela's 30 million people.

4 ways to help the middle class without tax hikes
Posted: January 23, 2015 in Taxes and Economy
There is nothing bold about trotting out tired old class warfare tropes.

PA Dems waive hearing on bribery charges
Posted: January 22, 2015 in Crime and Democrats
2 Democratic Pennsylvania state lawmakers accused of taking cash from an undercover agent made their 1st court appearance.

CA Dem gets corruption trial delayed
Posted: January 22, 2015 in Crime and Democrats
Lawyers have agreed to delay the public corruption trial of former state Sen. Calderon [D-CA].

Can Republicans balance the federal budget?
Posted: January 22, 2015 in GOP and Economy
The new Republican chairman of the US Senate Budget Committee wants to ensure a balanced budget by the end of 10 years.

NY Dem arrested on corruption charges
Posted: January 22, 2015 in Crime and Democrats
One of New York state's most powerful Democrats was arrested on federal corruption charges.

Obama's delusional SOTU
Posted: January 22, 2015 in Democrats and National
President Obama thinks it's awesome to live in the wonderful new era of peace and prosperity that no one but he has noticed.

Dems want Americans dependent on handouts
Posted: January 22, 2015 in Democrats and National
Democratic anti-poverty schemes have become untethered from the official designation of poverty.

NY Dem guilty of fraud
Posted: January 22, 2015 in Crime and Democrats
A Democratic New York lawmaker pleaded guilty to 8 counts of mail fraud.

Obama's failed schemes
Posted: January 22, 2015 in Democrats and Economy
President Obama revisited a number of failed liberal schemes in his State of the Union address.

The right to be ordinary
Posted: January 22, 2015 in Rights and National
Gay and lesbian couples are not undermining marriage; they are endorsing it.

PA Dem could face perjury charges
Posted: January 22, 2015 in Crime and Democrats
Pennsylvania's Democratic attorney general could face perjury charges related to leaking confidential information to embarrass political rivals.

Obama lies about Iran
Posted: January 22, 2015 in Taxes and Defense
Iran's nuclear program has neither been halted nor its nuclear stockpile reduced as President Obama claimed.

Arguments for higher gas taxes run on empty
Posted: January 22, 2015 in Taxes and Economy
Politicians see falling oil prices as yet another opportunity to pick people's pockets.

OH Dem to be tried on 8 felony charges
Posted: January 22, 2015 in Crime and Democrats
A convicted Democratic Ohio judge will go to trial again on 8 felony charges.

Obama's SOTU fantasy
Posted: January 22, 2015 in Democrats and National
What President Obama's State of the Union address lacked in passion was made up for with sheer fantasy.

Dem policies strangle start-ups
Posted: January 22, 2015 in Economy and Democrats
High taxes are strangling start-ups in America, one of the most entrepreneurial societies in the world.

Obama wants credit for conservative success
Posted: January 22, 2015 in Economy and Democrats
Economic gains in Republican states played a significant part in pulling America out of its economic doldrums.

What's the Dem health scheme's long-term prognosis?
Posted: January 22, 2015 in Health and Democrats
Much about the future of the Democratic health scheme remains murky.

Dems angry about their own health scheme
Posted: January 21, 2015 in Health and Democrats
About half of companies will have to pay extra Democratic health scheme taxes if they don't reduce benefits.

Obama's political hypocrisy
Posted: January 21, 2015 in Democrats and Georgia
President Obama calls for lawmakers to rise above partisan politics, then makes partisan political attacks.

Record-low ratings for Obama's SOTU
Posted: January 21, 2015 in Democrats and Georgia
President Obama's State of the Union address had the lowest ratings since President Clinton's final State of the Union address in 2000.

Bleeding continues at liberal rag
Posted: January 21, 2015 in Democrats and National
5 more high-level staffers resigned from the liberal 'The New Republic' magazine.

Obama's SOTU plant
Posted: January 21, 2015 in Democrats and National
President Obama used a former Democratic campaign staffer in his State of the Union address.