The 20 Biggest Stories of 2010

By John Hawkins, Townhall.com 15) The Rise of the Mama Grizzlies: Sarah Palin did more to promote women candidates than anyone has ever done before, Smart Girl Politics started to make a name for themselves, women candidates like Renee Ellmers and Nikki Haley drew national attention, and the GOP carried the female vote for the first time since 1982. 14) … Read More

Should Michael Steele Stay as RNC Chairman?

By Star Parker, Townhall.com Next month the Republican National Committee will elect a chairman to lead their party into the 2012 presidential election. Current chairman Michael Steele, who has been a source of controversy throughout his two year tenure, is being challenged by a number of candidates. Many Republicans are unhappy with Steele’s leadership style and management. But despite the … Read More

ACORN Bankruptcy Filing Raises New Questions and Concerns

By Ed Barnes, FOX News Bryan Rudnick of ACORN Watch, a political watchdog group, called the Chapter 7 bankruptcy “a shell game” and charged that ACORN was not disbanding, as the court records indicate, but simply “transforming” into a new entity. “This is ACORN being ACORN,” he said. “Unlike most of us, ACORN doesn’t rely on computers, so it will … Read More

ACORN Bankruptcy Filing Raises New Questions and Concerns

By Ed Barnes, FOX News While the rest of the nation was out voting last Tuesday, ACORN — the major voter registration organization in cities and among the poor — was quietly filing for bankruptcy in a Brooklyn, N.Y., courthouse a few blocks from its main office. But despite the bankruptcy filing, many of the group’s critics remain suspicious of … Read More

Saving Our Health Care

Since the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in March 2010, more and more Americans have realized that this legislation is not true reform. Instead, it further complicates a broken system, takes away choice from patients and doctors, and drives up health care spending for the government and for individuals. This invasive and unprecedented abuse of government … Read More

Social Media’s Impact on the Midterm Elections

By Anthony Calabrese, Mashable Social media is changing the face of democracy in the U.S., and Facebook is leading the way. The 2010 congressional elections were just the latest example of how the social web is driving real-world change in ways the founding fathers never dreamed of. On Facebook, more than 12 million people used the “I voted” button this … Read More

Social media midterm election coverage plays big

By Craig Howie, Los Angeles Times Twitter, Facebook, Google and Foursquare all did their bit for democracy Tuesday with election-themed widgets and services appearing on their pages. Facebook featured an online vote counter, which appears at the top of a user’s feed and allows users to click to say they voted, which earns them an “I voted” badge they can … Read More

Pledging Allegiance to ObamaCare Repeal

By Michael Tennant, The New American “They passed it without even reading it. But we’ve read it now. And it’s even worse than we thought.” “It,” of course, is the nearly 1,000 pages of legislation in two laws (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act) that created the monstrosity now known colloquially … Read More

Pledging Allegiance to ObamaCare Repeal

By Michael Tennant, The New American “They passed it without even reading it. But we’ve read it now. And it’s even worse than we thought.” “It,” of course, is the nearly 1,000 pages of legislation in two laws (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act) that created the monstrosity now known colloquially … Read More