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July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A crowd of about 280 young conservatives responded to a speech about former President Ronald Reagan, given by his son Michael Reagan, with laughter, tears and three standing ovations. "Tell the story of Ronald Reagan and the kind of man he was," Michael Reagan told the audience. "I miss him. The world misses him. We were lucky because we had him. Don't ever forget what he did for us and what you could do for the nation in the future."
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Amid a new push by Democrats in Congress to regulate talk radio -- a medium dominated by conservatives -- a Republican House member has introduced a measure aimed at undercutting those plans.
July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - At least 20 former members of Congress convicted of a range of criminal offenses continue to draw taxpayer-supported pensions each year, according to the National Taxpayers Union.Congressional pensions are not public records, and the NTU says it bases its estimates on a lawmaker's time of service, eligibility, and life expectancy. The numbers are adjusted based on factors such as cost of living changes, a former member's military service and marital status.
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The next generation of the helicopter that carries the president of the United States, Marine One, is beginning its shake-down flights - outside the town of Yeovil in southwest England. And that isn't sitting well with members of Congress.
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - If you were given 30 days to find a new place to live, could you do it easily? What if every available apartment and house in town was already taken? Multiply this conundrum by 1,200. Now you know how the Arizona Department of Corrections (ADOC) felt last year.
July 7, 2008, 8:18 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - In the post-Soviet era, several former communist countries have enacted pro-capitalist, free market policies that are fueling tremendous economic growth and freedom. This week, Estonia's former prime minister explained the economic miracle that is his country - a country of 17,400 square miles and 1.4 million people with an economy that outshines many of its larger European neighbors.
July 7, 2008, 8:06 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A targeted food tax could discourage people from buying unhealthy foods and could save lives, according to researchers in the United Kingdom.The hope is that people would choose to slim their waistlines instead of their wallets.But critics say diet is a private matter and the government should stay out of citizens' kitchens.
July 7, 2008, 8:06 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding a federal ban on partial-birth abortions has failed to satisfy some conservatives, and by some accounts, that ruling has created a split among pro-lifers.Colorado Right to Life, in an open letter, published this week in the Washington Times, called the Supreme Court's Gonzales v. Carhart decision "one of the most barbaric opinions ever issued by an American court."
July 7, 2008, 8:06 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Journalists must acknowledge incompatible differences between Islamic and Western beliefs to effectively facilitate debate between them, in the view of Ayaan Hirsi Ali, an advocate for women's rights in Islamic cultures.Speaking at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., this week, the Somali-born Hirsi Ali said the 21st century began with a battle of ideas "about the values of the West versus those of Islam."