President Bush Mocked As He Arrives on Inauguration Dais

    The Hill: The crowd packed on the west side of the Capitol grounds serenaded President Bush in mocking fashion when he took to the inaugural stage alongside Vice President Dick Cheney. “Nah nah nah nah, hey hey, good-bye,” a section …


  • Posted: 01/20/2009
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  • Category: Miscellaneous
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  • Source: briefingroom.thehill.com

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Oklahoma Homeschoolers concerned about proposed bills

Dallas businesses fighting strip club

Nebraska Lawmaker wants strip club restrictions

North Dakota consider human trafficking bill

At Least 60 Court Briefs Filed In Prop. 8 Lawsuit

    CBS: Several hundred groups and individuals, ranging from churches to businesses, have weighed in with the California Supreme Court on both sides of whether Proposition 8, the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, should be upheld. The competing views were contained …


  • Posted: 01/20/2009
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: cbs5.com

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New White House website sets forth agenda

New Portland mayor admits past homosexual relationship with teen

Divorcing Law Grads, Stressed Over $190K in Debt, Victims of ‘Education Hoax’

    The ABA Journal reports: Some time after he graduated from California Western law school in 1995, Joel Kellum married his law school sweetheart. The couple had $190,000 in student debt . . . and they divorced last year . . …


  • Posted: 01/20/2009
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  • Category: Bench & Bar
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  • Source: www.abajournal.com

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The Implications of the New Jersey Civil Union Review Commission

Who flubbed the presidential oath?

Kennedy, Byrd leave Congressional luncheon with medical personnel

    The Politico reports: “Ted Kennedy was taken out of the Statuary Hall luncheon after suffering an apparent seizure — a few minutes after Sen. Robert Byrd was removed in his wheelchair under the supervision of medical personnel . . . …


  • Posted: 01/20/2009
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  • Category: Bench & Bar
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  • Source: www.politico.com

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AZ: Blaine Strikes Again

Cornyn delays Clinton confirmation

    “The U.S. Senate will delay a vote on Senator Hillary Clinton’s nomination to become secretary of state until tomorrow at the earliest after a Republican senator objected to her confirmation by voice vote today.”


  • Posted: 01/20/2009
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  • Category: Featured
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  • Source: www.bloomberg.com

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“Obama camp takes blame for gay bishop slight”

Court rules Christian mom’s child must visit lesbian: State threatens to take daughter by force, if necessary

Oprah tackles new issue: ‘Gay is a gift from God’

President Obama’s Inaugural Speech

Transcript of Rick Warren’s Inaugural Invocation

Stanley Fish: “The Last Professor” and the Devaluation of the Liberal Arts

    Stanley Fish has this post in the New York Times discussing a new book, “The Last Professors: The Corporate University and the Fate of the Humanities,” by Frank Donoghue. An abstract describing the book includes this: “How is it that …


  • Posted: 01/20/2009
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  • Category: Marriage & Family

Obama Officials Confirm He Will Fund Foreign Abortions Starting Wednesday

Religion divides us more than race, say Britons

Nebraska Episcopal Diocese sues breakaway parish

UW Clinic’s new abortion policy fuels debate

Pat Buchanan: Is GOP Still a National Party?

    Pat Buchanan writes on Townhall: Demographically, philosophically and culturally, the party base has been shrinking since Bush I won his 40-state triumph over Michael Dukakis. Indeed, the Republican base is rapidly becoming a redoubt, a Fort Apache in Indian country …


  • Posted: 01/20/2009
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  • Category: Miscellaneous
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  • Source: townhall.com

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How much is a year of life worth? Congress may decide

    Scott Gottlieb writes in the Wall Street Journal: In Britain, a government agency evaluates new medical products for their “cost effectiveness” before citizens can get access to them. The agency has concluded that $45,000 is the most worth paying for …


  • Posted: 01/20/2009
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: online.wsj.com

Stimulus gives schools $142B — with strings

    USA Today: “The USA’s public schools stand to be the biggest winners in Congress’ $825 billion economic stimulus plan unveiled last week. Schools are scheduled to receive nearly $142 billion over the next two years . . . “


  • Posted: 01/20/2009
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  • Category: Miscellaneous
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  • Source: www.usatoday.com

Supreme Court Agrees to Decide Issue That Caused Kennedy Recusal

NYC City Schools: Plan allows Nativity at Christmas!

Obama Has Chance to Shape U.S. Courts: Vacancies “Should Give New President Sway Over How Laws Will Be Interpreted”

    The Wall Street Journall: U.S. President-elect Barack Obama is expected to have a speedy and significant impact on a number of federal courts of appeal, with the potential to lessen the conservative influence that several of these courts now wield. …


  • Posted: 01/20/2009
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  • Category: Bench & Bar
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  • Source: online.wsj.com

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NY Times gets $250 million from Mexican billionaire

    The AP reports: . . . A Latin American billionaire looks to expand his empire in the United States in a deal that could make him the largest shareholder of The New York Times Co. The $250 million investment by …


  • Posted: 01/20/2009
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  • Category: Miscellaneous
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  • Source: finance.yahoo.com