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Victor Morton

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School denies canceling Coulter speech

The University of Ottawa denied responsibility Wednesday for the cancellation of Ann Coulter's speech there, a claim ridiculed by the conservative commentator's team. Published March 25, 2010

Canadian protest shuts down Coulter

Conservative commentator Ann Coulter, on a speaking tour of Canada this week addressing political correctness and freedom of speech, found herself silenced Tuesday when organizers canceled a speech at the University of Ottawa after deciding it was too risky to stage the event. Published March 23, 2010

Obama hits 'systemic failure' over terror tip

President Obama said Tuesday that U.S. intelligence agencies suffered an unacceptable "systemic failure" in their handling of information from the father of a Nigerian man suspected of trying to blow up an airliner over Detroit. Published December 30, 2009

Airliner suicide mission blessed by imam

The Nigerian accused of trying to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner had his suicide mission personally blessed in Yemen by Anwar al-Awlaki, the Muslim imam suspected of radicalizing the Fort Hood shooting suspect. Published December 30, 2009

Inside Blogotics

At his popular Red State site, Erick Erickson quoted extensively from a Sept. 19, 2001, column by Barack Obama, in which the future president blamed the previous week's terrorist attacks on "a climate of poverty and ignorance, helplessness and despair." Published December 29, 2009

Awlaki personally blessed Detroit attack

The Nigerian accused of trying to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner had his suicide mission personally blessed in Yemen by Anwar al-Awlaki, the same Muslim imam suspected of radicalizing the Fort Hood shooting suspect, a U.S. intelligence source has told The Washington Times. Published December 29, 2009

Inside Blogotics

Sen. Joe Lieberman, Connecticut independent, said on Sunday's political talk shows that he could not vote for a bill that includes either a "public option" government-run insurance program or the substitute proposal to let people between ages 55 and 64 "buy into" Medicare. Published December 15, 2009

Inside Blogotics

Jill Stanek wasn't shedding any tears; Sunsara Taylor was. They agreed on one thing: Last week's Stop Stupak rally was a bust. Published December 8, 2009

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A chart making the rounds at conservative blogs compares by presidential administration the private-sector experience of Cabinet-level officers. Guess who finished last ... Published December 1, 2009

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MSNBC's Chris Matthews was one of the first of the punditocracy to go head over heels for Barack Obama — the notorious quote was "I felt this thrill going up my leg." However, several bloggers noted the first signs of a cramp last week. Published November 24, 2009

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Wait a minute. … Isn't the script supposed to be, "Republican accuses Democrats of being un-American; Democrats express outrage at McCarthyism"? Published November 17, 2009

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The 2009 races aren't over yet, but intra-Republican battles have been joined for 2010. Case in point: the Florida U.S. Senate race. Published November 3, 2009

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Liberal blogs were up in arms on the weekend about reports that Chicago prosecutors have issued subpoenas for some Northwestern University students involved in an activist project against the death penalty. Published October 27, 2009

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A week ago, it was the gays; now, it's the unions. Another White House official has angered a key liberal constituency via an anonymous quote denigrating that group. Published October 20, 2009

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Michael Moore's new film, "Capitalism: A Love Story," debuted last weekend in the wake of scores of statements about the evils of capitalism. Published October 6, 2009

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Rep. Ron Paul, Texas Republican, attracted support during the presidential campaign from conservatives who opposed the Iraq war, but his words on the latest tensions with Iran have caused Hot Air to say: jumped the shark. Published September 29, 2009

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Several pro-life and Christian blogs picked up on an interview last week in which Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton condemned sex-selection abortion and acknowledged that it's a major problem in such countries as China and India. Published September 1, 2009