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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - association of community organizations for reform now
When President Obama addresses the throngs expected to gather Wednesday for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, don't expect an exact echo of the themes or the oratory of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s electrifying "I Have a Dream" speech.
The group tapped to oversee a video contest aimed at promoting Obamacare among the masses is headed by none other than the disgraced ACORN's former top lobbyist, a newspaper investigation found.
James O'Keefe III may not be a household name, but his work has made headlines in the past few years. He and his colleagues provide an example of what's right about journalism.
Based on its title, a reviewer might judge this book as one-dimensional. That would be a mistake. Author Stanley Kurtz does indeed grapple with the subject matter indicated in "Spreading the Wealth: How Obama is Robbing the Suburbs to Pay for the Cities." However, he shows how White House social engineering links that hidden ambition to areas that at first glance may appear beyond issues inherent in a discussion of city versus suburban life.
While presidential and congressional candidates take to the stump to win votes, a lower-profile battle is raging over who will cast them. With fewer than 40 days to go before the 2012 election, access to the voting booth could determine the outcome on Nov. 6.
The November presidential election is shaping up as a clear choice between a vision of a smaller federal role and President Obama's view that there's no limit to what the government can do. One thing the administration won't do is ensure the choices Americans make at the ballot box are properly counted.
Can you have Breitbart.com without Andrew Breitbart?
Conservative media publisher and activist Andrew Breitbart, a firebrand who was embraced by anti-tax, conservative tea partiers and reviled by liberals for his Internet investigations that brought down politicians and chastised mainstream journalism, died Thursday at age 43.
Andrew Breitbart used the Internet relentlessly to ignite political scandal and expose what he saw as media bias, even if he sometimes had to edit the facts to do it.
Caustic commentator Andrew Breitbart was loved and hated.
Government corruption can take many forms. Last week, most of those forms could be seen in the actions of the Obama administration - everything from government officials taking simple bribes, to covering up wrongdoing, to using taxpayer money to pay off political supporters, to using government prosecutors to punish enemies, to failing to fulfill its fiduciary duty to citizens by not performing cost-benefit analyses before taking actions.
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. claims Jim Crow is returning. In a recent speech, Mr. Holder said that attempts by states to pass voter identification laws will disenfranchise minorities, rolling back the clock to the evil days of segregation. He said that a growing number of minorities fear that "the same disparities, divisions and problems" now afflict America as they did in 1965 prior to the Voting Rights Act. According to the Obama administration, our democracy is being threatened by racist Republicans. Hence, the Justice Department must prevent laws requiring a photo ID to vote from being enacted.
The Obama administration has showered its allies at ACORN Housing with $729,849 so far this year despite powerful, newly unveiled evidence of corruption and massive accounting irregularities at the longtime affiliate of ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now).
Abraham Lincoln rightly denounced the "mobocratic spirit." James Madison considered it the sa- cred duty of government to protect property rights from the violent whims of the mob: "That is not a just government, nor is property secure under it, where the property which a man has in his personal safety and personal liberty, is violated by arbitrary seizures of one class of citizens for the service of the rest."
When the government is directly responsible for irresponsible behavior, should it then sue over the consequences?