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Out of the Woodstock Nation Closet, and into the ‘Fired Up’

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 - by Donny York

Tea party madness? Back from Yasgur's farm, even Donny York, one of the founders of ShaNaNa, has gotten the fever and rewritten the oldie "Bread and Butter" for today's tea party movement.

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Is Barney Frank Nervous? Bill Clinton Coming to Rescue in MA

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 - by Robert Snider

Barney Frank just blinked, and everyone in Massachusetts knows it.

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Dems Trying to Rewrite History on Immigration Reform

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 - by Ruben Navarrette Jr.

Harry Reid and President Obama want Hispanics to believe that it is Republicans who are obstructing immigration legislation, while it has been Democrats who have scuttled efforts at comprehensive reform.

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Millennium Development Goals Mask More Serious Health Challenges

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 - by Jeremiah Norris

Fixating on MDG health targets which largely have been met ignores the adult population, the productive sector of any economy.

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Bombshell: Defying DOJ Instructions, Christopher Coates Will Testify Friday on New Black Panther Case

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

Told by the Department of Justice to ignore a subpoena from the Civil Rights Commission, former Voting Section Chief Coates has instead chosen to comply. His testimony Friday morning is likely to be incredibly damaging to DOJ leadership and the Obama administration. (Click here to read Coates' letter to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in PDF form, and click here to watch Hans A. von Spakovsky's new interview on PJTV.)

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Duranty Redux: NYT Fawns Over Turkey’s Centralizing of Power

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 - by Barry Rubin

Turkey's Islamists pass a power-grab referendum, and the Times thinks it's pro-democracy. You really can fool some of the people all the time.

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All We Are Saying Is Give Tea a Chance

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 - by Tom Blumer

Scheduling all statewide primaries just before or after Labor Day would improve the prospects of insurgents on the left and right. That would be a good thing.

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Dallas PD Suspect Beating Not Rodney King Redux

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 - by Jack Dunphy

None of them would ever dare admit it publicly, but mayors and police chiefs in cities across the country live in constant fear of getting the phone call that informs them of an incident that if not quickly and deftly handled, may lead to rioting in the streets.

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The Ultimate Lesson of Egypt’s Fake Photo

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 - by Raymond Ibrahim

Al Ahram’s doctored photo of Mubarak at the White House is a reminder that the Islamic world is in need of a cultural, as opposed to merely a religious, reformation.

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The Battle for America 2010: Campaigns State-by-State, Six Weeks To Go

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 - by Bryan Preston

On-the-scene reports from battleground races and states across the country, now including New York.

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Radical Environmental Groups Extorting Federal Money with Lawsuit Threats

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 - by Karen Budd Falen

A federal project comes up, radical groups threaten to entangle it in litigation, the government pays them to go away. Fundraising!

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Youth Recognizing Value of Conservative Ideas

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 - by Zach Howell

Unemployment among the young has opened their eyes to the detrimental effects of Obama's policies.

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The Faith and Values of Sarah Palin: What She Believes and What It Means for America (Book Review)

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 - by Bryan Preston

Authors Stephen Mansfield and David A. Holland believe that in order to understand Sarah Palin, we must understand what she believes. They're right, and the Sarah they present is compelling for her very ordinariness.

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Goodwin Liu and Robert Chatigny: Obama’s Worst Judicial Nominees Yet?

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 - by Joel Mandelman

Both nominees have shown an arrogant contempt for the law and a total disregard for the limited role of the judiciary in a democracy.

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Are You Better Off Now Than You Were Four Years Ago?

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 - by Kyle-Anne Shiver

Republicans, take a lesson from Ronald Reagan: just plaster the country with the question, "Are you better off than you were four years ago, when the Democrats took control of Congress?" (And don't miss Roger Kimball's "The Magical Thinking of Barack Obama.")

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San Antonio Doctors Take On ObamaCare, Urge Patients to Vote Out Local Dems

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 - by Bryan Preston

Politicians ought to take a version of the Hippocratic oath to do no harm. If they had, Obamacare wouldn't exist and doctors wouldn't feel compelled to take political stands.

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Sources Confirm: Ohio Al-Shabaab Jihadist Killed in Somalia

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 - by Patrick Poole

Just last week, a Columbus newspaper assured readers there were no local Somali jihadist recruits.

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Mideast Strategic Perversity

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 - by P. David Hornik

At a time when Israel’s security environment is worsening, in no small part because of the Obama administration’s strategic weakness, Israel is being pushed hard by that same administration into making its security environment even worse.

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Rise in Poverty and the Uninsured Results from Bad Policy

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 - by Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Michael Ramlet

President Obama's economic policies have created a jobs gap — the difference between promise and reality.

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Democrats Plan to Attack the Tea Parties (Again)

Monday, September 20th, 2010 - by Bryan Preston

Go ahead Democrats, make the Tea Parties' day.

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Proof: New Records Show DOJ Lied About New Black Panther Dismissal

Monday, September 20th, 2010 - by J. Christian Adams

A FOIA request reveals contradictions in statements made to Congress, the Civil Rights Commission, and to the public. Some of these statements were made under oath.

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What Ever Happened to Camille Paglia?

Monday, September 20th, 2010 - by Bruce Bawer

Once known as "America's foremost cultural critic," Paglia's literary output has dropped precipitously while she has failed to engage on the number one women's issue in the world: Islam's treatment of females.

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Why the Tea Parties Aren’t a Third Party

Monday, September 20th, 2010 - by Adam Graham

The two-party system is a popular scapegoat among those who feel disenfranchised. Yet 2010 shows that our system works.

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David Limbaugh on Barack Obama’s Crimes Against Liberty

Monday, September 20th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Ed Driscoll's 20-minute, full length interview with David Limbaugh about his new, best-selling book, Crimes Against Liberty:An Indictment of President Barack Obama.

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Enough Is Enough, Joe Rich: An Uncivil Man from the Civil Rights Division

Monday, September 20th, 2010 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

The former chief of the Voting Section of the DOJ's Civil Rights Division is not the apolitical civil servant portrayed in the media. He is hyper-partisan and vindictive, and should be investigated for perjury.

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