Browsing Month May, 2012

SPACEX Dragon Splashes Down – WSJ

By at May 31, 2012 | 10:46 am

SPACEX Dragon Splashes Down – WSJ

By ANDY PASZTOR -- SpaceX's Dragon capsule has undocked from the International Space Station and is beginning its reentry to Earth later Thursday. Andy Pasztor has details on The News Hub. Photo: Reuters LOS ANGELES—The first private spacecraft to visit the International Space Station made a dramatic return home Thursday to a precise splashdown in the Pacific ... Go To Article

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POLL:: Obama, Romney neck-and-neck in Colorado, Nevada and Iowa – CBS News

By at May 31, 2012 | 10:31 am

POLL:: Obama, Romney neck-and-neck in Colorado, Nevada and Iowa – CBS News

By Lucy Madison -- President Obama, left, and Mitt Romney, right. (CBS News) As President Obama and presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney officially embark on their respective general election campaigns, a new set of polls from NBC News/Marist show the two men neck-and-neck in the crucial battleground states of Iowa, Nevada and Colorado. The polls, which ... Go To Article

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MARCO RUBIO:: Latinos will move to Mitt Romney – POLITICO

By at May 31, 2012 | 10:17 am

MARCO RUBIO:: Latinos will move to Mitt Romney – POLITICO

By MJ LEE -- Sen. Marco Rubio on Thursday sounded a note of confidence on Mitt Romney’s standing with Hispanics, predicting that the Republican candidate’s poor polling among Latinos is “going to change.” “It will get higher as people learn the differences between President Obama and Gov. Romney on the economy,” the Florida Republican said on Fox News. ... Go To Article

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BUSH IS BACK:: Portrait event stirs up odd politics – AP

By at May 31, 2012 | 10:12 am

BUSH IS BACK:: Portrait event stirs up odd politics – AP

By BEN FELLER -- WASHINGTON (AP) -- Keep your friends close, and your former presidents closer. President Barack Obama is welcoming his favorite foil, former President George W. Bush, back to the White House on Thursday for the official unveiling of Bush's portrait. Given the history, the scene ought to be quite a picture. Obama is still bad-mouthing Bush's time ... Go To Article

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ANDREW C. McCARTHY:: From ‘Rule of Law’ to ‘Hit List’: NY Times Lauds Obama at War

By at May 31, 2012 | 10:00 am

ANDREW C. McCARTHY:: From ‘Rule of Law’ to ‘Hit List’: NY Times Lauds Obama at War

by Andrew C. McCarthy -- “The president accepts as a fact that a certain amount of screw-ups are going to happen, and to him, that calls for a more judicious process.” Well, that’s certainly a judicious use of judicious by William Daley. The former White House chief of staff was addressing the inevitability of collateral damage inherent in President Barack ... Go To Article

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MARRIAGE LAW Struck Down by Boston Appeals Court – WSJ

By at May 31, 2012 | 9:57 am

MARRIAGE LAW Struck Down by Boston Appeals Court – WSJ

By JESS BRAVIN -- A federal appeals court in Boston ruled the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional Thursday, finding that the 1996 law denying benefits to same-sex spouses improperly targeted a minority group and infringed on states' prerogatives over family law. The decision is the second federal appeals ruling this year to side with gay-marriage proponents, ... Go To Article

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HENNINGER:: Church Is Still Not State – WSJ

By at May 31, 2012 | 12:55 am

HENNINGER:: Church Is Still Not State – WSJ

By DANIEL HENNINGER How ironic it will be if Catholic voters, about 27% of the electorate, put the first Mormon in the White House some 50 years after John F. Kennedy became the first Catholic president. More telling, though, about the current state of the American mind will be the fact that after more than a thousand days and events in Barack Obama's presidency, the ... Go To Article

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JONAH GOLDBERG:: Romney’s Spending-Debate Opportunity – NRO

By at May 31, 2012 | 12:50 am

JONAH GOLDBERG:: Romney’s Spending-Debate Opportunity – NRO

By Jonah Goldberg -- Here’s a simple suggestion for Mitt Romney: Admit that the Democrats have a point. Right before Memorial Day weekend, Washington was consumed by a debate over how much Barack Obama has spent as president, and it looks like it’s picking up again. Romney says that he’ll “lead us out of this debt and spending inferno” ignited by ... Go To Article

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PETER WEHNER:: The Damaging Effects of Obamanomics – Commentary Magazine

By at May 31, 2012 | 12:45 am

PETER WEHNER:: The Damaging Effects of Obamanomics – Commentary Magazine

Peter Wehner According to a recent Washington Post story, The proportion of Americans in their prime working years who have jobs is smaller than it has been at any time in the 23 years before the recession, according to federal statistics, reflecting the profound and lasting effects that the downturn has had on the nation’s economic prospects. By this measure, ... Go To Article

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WISCONSIN RECALL:: Barrett Can’t Name Any Schools Hurt by Walker’s Collective Bargaining Reforms | The Weekly Standard

By at May 31, 2012 | 12:43 am

WISCONSIN RECALL:: Barrett Can’t Name Any Schools Hurt by Walker’s Collective Bargaining Reforms | The Weekly Standard

BY JOHN MCCORMACK Milwaukee Wisconsin governor Scott Walker is facing a recall election on June 5 because of the law he signed last spring to limit the collective bargaining power of public employee unions--a reform his opponents said would be a "disaster" and destroy public education in the state. Walker's Democratic challenger, Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett, ... Go To Article

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