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Democrats are creating some fertile turf for Sarah Palin

I have my doubts about Sarah Palin as a potential presidential candidate, but you have to hand it to her. Her instincts are wonderfully diabolical. She's trapped our friends on the left in a no-win debate on American exceptionalism.
Now's the time to debate health care like adults

The U.S. House of Representatives honored wounded Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords last week by postponing what promises to be a rancorous debate on repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
Soft drink tax, like soft drinks, not filling

It can't be easy being part of Big Beverage these days.
Fudging military service an inexcusable offense

Lots of people embellish.
Don't wait until it's too late for a graceful exit

Fortunate are those who comprehend the art of bowing out.
Tea party movement captures real concerns

What I found most amusing about last week's tea party protests was the palpable defensiveness of many Democrats and lefties in general.
Obama needs to move to the center

It will take a while for the Democrats to sort out what happened to them last week.
The amazing political suicide of Newt Gingrich

The House Republicans' decision to take on entitlements now, rather than wait to fight it out after winning back the presidency, was always a very risky gamble. But who would have predicted that the Democratic position would get its biggest boost from a former Republican House speaker, Newt Gingrich?
Taking a cue from Sweden, of all places

There's little argument that the $800 billion-plus stimulus bill that was President Barack Obama's first "accomplishment" soon became one of his biggest political liabilities.
Want a real stimulus? Try permanent tax cuts

They're getting desperate in Obamaland. There's no other word for it. The recent jobless report was terrible - 125,000 payroll jobs gone.


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