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Marriage and the Constitution

Ken Klukowski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Klukowski

As same-sex marriage cases approach the Supreme Court, we wonder where President Obama's justice department will stand. Will he hold to his official statement that he believes in traditional marriage?

Gen. Jones Is Not a "Useful Idiot"

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

Gen. James Jones is a well-educated, respected military professional. He is President Obama's National Security Adviser. Ordinarily, that would be good news for all Americans. But here's why we should worry.

Secretary Vilsack: Re-Hire Shirley Sherrod

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

Here is an opportunity for all of us. Shirley Sherrod should be reinstated. We can all learn a lesson in humility. We can all learn something about forgiveness and grace from this story.

Obamacare: The President's Wooden-Headed Interpretation of Our Constitution

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

When you cite the General Welfare Clause, you're grasping at straws. That's exactly what Team Obama is doing. Their legal argument is desperate, because the Obamacare mandate is unconstitutional.

Obama's Double-Cross

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

In the dog days of summer, when most Americans are longing to escape to the mountains or the beach, the Obama administration has issued HHS regulations for Pennsylvania that will vastly expand subsidies for abortion in that state.

Obama's "Fly Me to the Crescent Moon" Policy

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ken Blackwell

Why should American kids be excited about math and science when NASA Administrator Charles Bolden confesses that the U.S. can no longer even put astronauts in low earth orbit without help from other nations?

Fact Check: The Blueprint Book Is Right, The Daily Show Is Wrong

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Ken Blackwell

I want to thank the Huffington Post for carrying a piece regarding my appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart -- but some fact checking is in order.

Ken Blackwell, Author Of 'Blueprint,' Tries To Convince Jon Stewart That Obama Is A Tyrant, Fails (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ken Blackwell, author of the new book, "Blueprint: Obama's Plan to Subvert the Constitution and Build an Imperial Presidency," was on "The Daily Show"...

Where did Plácido Go?

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

When we hear that the American medical system is "broken," and hear that doctors here will cut off your foot or cut out your child's tonsils unnecessarily just for the fees, we should all protest.

After the Flotilla Raid, Progressives Show Their True Colors

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ken Blackwell

Liberals loved it when Harry recognized the State of Israel, just eleven minutes after it proclaimed independence. Liberals cared a lot about Israel's precarious existence back then. But those days seem long gone.

The Obama Doctrine: Marching That Long Gray Line Into a Gray Fog

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

During World War II, American productivity saved freedom for the world. But in the current era, Obama's economic policies will choke American innovation, and thus the power we project abroad.

Gulf Oil Spill: Gutting the First Responders

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

Obama has slashed the Coast Guard's budget. He plans to cut 1,100 uniformed positions and carve $100 million from the budget of our smallest military force. How's that for funding first-responders?

How's That Apology Thing Working Out?

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

We are watching as the United States is publicly and internationally humiliated. Our idol worship of an inexperienced and ill-equipped leader has blinded us to the mounting dangers in a world of dangers.

You and What Armey?

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

The Tea Party is falling short electorally because it is built on a false premise: that political engagement can be purely oppositional, purely deconstructive.

Presenting the 2009 Ebenezer Award

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

There are many models for accommodating a diversity of faiths in the public square, and excluding it altogether is among the worst.

The Gun Lobby's Two Faces on Judge Sotomayor

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

NRA officials seem to say one thing while their surrogates say another. Either NRA leaders are afraid of showing their weakness, or they have lost control of their message -- or both.

Christopher Hitchens Debates Kenneth Blackwell About Religious Influence In America (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Christopher Hitchens was a guest on Hardball tonight along with Kenneth Blackwell, from the Family Research Council, to discuss Newsweek's recent cove...

Anti-Abortion or Anti-Sex?

Cindy Handler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cindy Handler

To right-wing ideologues, the debate begins and ends with the sinful act of sex outside of marriage, which can lead to only one outcome: punishment.

In Surprise Move, Rush Limbaugh Named RNC Chair

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Wellington Ennis

Limbaugh, reached by phone in the Dominican Republic for the weekend, was loud: "They did WHAT?!? [expletive deleted] I can't be responsible for the crap I say!

Sam Stein

Michael Steele, RNC Chairman (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

See earlier updates below Michael Steele became the first African-American chairman of the Republican National Committee on Friday after defeating hi...

Katon Dawson, RNC Chairman?

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kenneth Blackwell has just withdrawn from the running for the next Republican National Committee chairmanship and has put his support behind Michael S...

Ken Blackwell Redefines Racism

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

Maybe laws that require federal oversight in re-districting historically corrupt areas seem draconian to Blackwell; he prefers laws that do the job of knocking voters off the rolls for him.

RNC Chair Candidates Compete To Hate Bush More

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As they begin meeting in Washington today, many members of the Republican National Committee are focusing their ire against what they considered Georg...

Jan. 26, 2009 News Update

Richard Valeriani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Valeriani

Continuing presidential transition custom, Bush leaves private note for Obama in Oval Office. Tells him where to find WMD in Iraq.

GOP Chair Candidate Attacked With Fake "Whites Only" Newspaper Cover

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Uh oh -- it looks like viral email dirty tricks (okay, parodies) are now entering into the race for Republican National Committee chair. This image o...