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  • Common sense on Plan B

    Common sense on Plan B
    Last week, a federal district judge in New York ruled that girls younger than 17 should be allowed to purchase the Plan B contraceptive pill over the counter. Unlike the Obama administration, Judge Edward Korman got this one right. The 2011 decision by...
  • Blame game rages on over looming sequester

    Blame game rages on over looming sequester
    We are just days away from a cataclysm of biblical proportions. The cuts foretold in the Budget Control Act of 2011 are young as far as prophecies go, but apparently they are every bit as terrifying as rivers of blood and plagues of locusts. Any day now...
  • What would Lincoln do?

    What would Lincoln do?
    ++++++++++++++++++++ ||   || ||   || ++++++++++++++++++++ In the rest of the country, it may be just another movie, but in Washington, Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" has become a political Rorschach test. It seems as if every pundit in the capital...
  • Little action to stop defense cuts, despite warnings

    Defense officials and their allies in Congress have done their best to create a sense of crisis about impending budget cuts, but their warnings have failed to produce any visible result. Instead, partisan divisions have hardened over how to avoid the...
  • Forget 'hope' -- in 2012, Obama goes for cynicism

    Forget 'hope' -- in 2012, Obama goes for cynicism
    In 2007, then-Sen. Barack Obama insisted that the coming presidential primary and general election campaigns "shouldn't be about making each other look bad, they should be about figuring out how we can all do some good for this precious country of ours....
  • Obama could boost same-sex marriage cause in Md.

    Obama could boost same-sex marriage cause in Md.
    Advocates trying to uphold Maryland's same-sex marriage law hope President Barack Obama's new stance will boost their efforts by firing up supporters and nudging black voters who traditionally have been resistant to the idea. Opponents played down the...
  • Gay marriage and political expedience

    Gay marriage and political expedience
    Former NPR and current Fox News political analyst Juan Williamsmade an excellent point  recently on "The O'Reilly Factor." Mr. Williams said the major reason President Barack Obama had not endorsed same-sex marriage is because of the strong opposition...
  • O'Malley signs same-sex marriage bill

    O'Malley signs same-sex marriage bill
    Amid cheers and camera flashes from a crush of onlookers, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed into law Thursday his bill legalizing same-sex marriage in Maryland — legislation that raises his national profile and, advocates say, gives momentum to those...
  • 'Fast and Furious' shows Team Obama's contempt for real reporters and press

    'Fast and Furious' shows Team Obama's contempt for real reporters and press
    I won't retrace the whole issue here, but CBS News is long overdue for some praise at this blog for investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson excellent work on the Department of Justice's "Operation Fast and Furious." The blowback from the White House...
  • We probably shouldn't attack Iran, but we shouldn't tell them that

    We probably shouldn't attack Iran, but we shouldn't tell them that
    Should we bomb Iran for plotting to blow up a Washington, D.C., restaurant in order to assassinate the Saudi ambassador? Probably not. Should Iran be worried that we might? Absolutely. And yet, within hours of the Justice Department charging...
  • Bad hair days on the campaign trail

    Bad hair days on the campaign trail
    The race for the Republican presidential nomination turned nasty this week, as Mitt Romney's former hairstylist, Francois Lockes, accused the GOP front-runner of using hair color to grey his temples. "Monsieur Romney est inauthentique," Mr. Lockes, a...
  • In response to Colorado shootings, Obama wimps out

    In response to Colorado shootings, Obama wimps out
    As Eliza Doolittle put it in "My Fair Lady": "Words, words words, I'm so sick of words!" Once again, in the wake of the latest shooting spree in Colorado, presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney ran a race to the microphones to deplore it,...