In the News Today

We’ve won the battle, but the fiscal war in Washington isn’t over yet, says Conservative HQ.

Conservatives save Americans from fiscal disaster. Read Robert Costa’s Inside the Meltdown

Obama’s gun grab will begin in earnest in January.

From Katie Pavlich, Towhall.com — A new Gallup poll shows the majority of Americans believe armed police stationed at schools would be the most effective way to prevent and stop school shootings. They also believe spending more money on the mental healthcare system would help prevent another Sandy Hook.

Jonah Goldberg says Democrats’ obsessive-compulsive racist charges are growing old — When will liberals stop living in the past? Specifically, when will they accept that they aren’t all that stands between a wonderful, tolerant America and Jim Crow?

Clark Judge’s tribute to the late Robert Bork — Judge Bork was, of course, a founder of the school of legal thought known as originalism. The Constitution should be read and interpreted, he maintained, according to the meaning the Framers and ratifiers understood it to have. It should not be treated as, in William F. Buckley’s term, a “Rorschach test,” that is, an inkblot in which activist judges saw whatever they chose to see. There had been a time when such a view needed no school of scholarship to support it. But that day was gone by the time Robert Bork arrived on the scene.

Former Reagan speech-writer Jeffrey Lord remembers Robert Bork — As America bids farewell to Robert Bork — a good man of great decency and class, a man with a brilliant legal mind and the ability to make his case — it is finally time to rewrite Ted Kennedy’s famous speech. To say, simply: “Robert Bork’s America is a land in which the law is the Constitution of the United States.” Period.

Betsy McCaughey tells us there are three not-so-wise-men in Washington, D.C. — Obama is not the only one who deserves a lump of coal. So far, neither the president, his Democratic ally Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, nor Republican adversary Speaker of the House John Boehner has shown resolve to slow the nation’s out-of-control spending on borrowed money.

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