Archive for May 12th, 2010

NY Post on Eric Holder: Fighting terror like it’s 1993

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

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Robert Robb: Surely it would have been better to let Greece go broke.

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Instead, euro zone countries cobbled together a $145 billion bailout package, designed to relieve Greece from the need to raise private capital for a couple of years.

The Robert Bennett Message — Jonah Goldberg

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

He had good reason to be shocked. Bennett is reliably conservative with considerable seniority. He’s also one of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s right-hand men. In every way, he represented the establishment within the GOP. And, ultimately, that’s why he lost.

Utah Daily Herald on Bob Bennett’s loss

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

It’s time to shoot down some of the myths surrounding the defeat of Sen. Bob Bennett on Saturday at the state Republican convention.

UK Telegraph on David Cameron — Coalition Government: can they make it work?

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

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USA Today: Our view on energy: Don’t use oil spill as excuse to deep-six domestic drilling

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

The easy thing to do after the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico would be to kill President Obama’s shiny new plan to expand offshore drilling. Many formerly pro-drilling coastal politicians, from California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, are calling for doing just that.

UK Times Online: David Cameron has achieved a settlement that will provide strong, stable government and change the way that politics is conducted

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

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Weekly Standard: How to Pay Down the Debt. Economic growth is the best bet

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Then again, broad tax increases on the middle class and snipping the safety net like a bonsai tree aren’t the only possible fixes out there-despite being the preferred ones of elite Washington. There are other options:

Video: GOP’s Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) warns VAT tax would make U.S. economy like Greece’s

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

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Video: Vice President Joe Biden defends Elena Kagan’s decision to ban military recruiters from Harvard Law School

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

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NY Observer: Reuters, Politico Line Up for Newsweek

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

It has been only a week since Washington Post Co.’s chairman, Donald Graham, announced that Newsweek was on the block, but already a few big media players are taking an early look at the newsweekly.

Baltimore Sun — Toddler contracts sexual disease; city police investigating

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Baltimore police are investigating how an 18-month-old girl contracted gonorrhea, a sexually transmitted disease, and are trying to determine whether a family acquaintance is responsible, according to a department spokesman.

Scientists stunned as grey whale sighted off Israel

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

JERUSALEM (AFP) - – The appearance of a grey whale off the coast of Israel has stunned scientists, in what was thought to be the first time the giant mammal has been seen outside the Pacific in several hundred years.

AP: Jimmy Carter’s grandson wins Ga. Senate seat

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

ATLANTA – The eldest grandson of former President Jimmy Carter has won a suburban Atlanta state Senate seat in a special election Tuesday night.

Jason Carter became the first in his family to win elected office since his grandfather took the White House more than three decades ago.

AP: Nixon’s grandson tests pedigree in NY House race

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

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Scott Walker: Jeb Bush Sees Rising Star in Wisconsin Governor’s Race

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

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Republican Party plans Tampa ’12 convention

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

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Alaska Governor: Republican Sean Parnell Well Ahead of Democratic Rivals

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Republican Governor Sean Parnell is comfortably ahead of his three chief Democratic challengers in his bid for reelection in Alaska.

The first Rasmussen Reports Election 2010 telephone survey of Likely Voters in Alaska finds Parnell earning 58% of the vote against former state House Minority Leader Ethan Berkowitz who picks up 30% support. Three percent (3%) prefer some other candidate, and eight percent (8%) are undecided.

Transgenders win discrimination tiff with American Eagle Outfitters, AG Andrew Cuomo forces changes

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

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Kagan Argued for Government ‘Redistribution of Speech’

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

(CNSNews.com) – Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan said the high court should be focused on ferreting out improper governmental motives when deciding First Amendment cases, arguing that the government’s reasons for restricting free speech were what mattered most and not necessarily the effect of those restrictions on speech.