Meriam Ibrahim lands in Italy, on way to US

24 Jul 2014, 7:01 am

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Legendary Los Angeles Dodgers announcer Vin Scully may be a celebrity, but it seems he has always wanted to be a part of us.

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Cult group uses "baptism" water ceremony to indoctrinate children

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We need less of the bear prowling around with donors and props and more of the bear listening to the concerns of Americans who are disappointed with him.

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The American Spectator

Back Off, Tiger Moms: The Kids Are Alright

The news has been filled with their stories—children just seven or nine or eleven years old, on their own, faced with the impossible, braving death under a hot sun, with nothing but their wits to tell them when to roll down the window. You thought I was talking about the child migrants? No, I

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24 Jul 2014, 3:00 am

Once again Tony Dungy demonstrates why many consider him the classiest and most thoroughly decent man in professional sport. And the national sports press demonstrates again that it is mostly a pack of mindless, left-ideology-besotted jackals with no more principles, restraint, or sense of proporti
How did our national government grow from a servant with sharply limited powers into a master with virtually unlimited power?— Senator Barry Goldwater writing in The Conscience of a Conservative (1960) July, 1964. Fifty years ago this month. The Republican Party nominates Arizona Senator
Former Chief of Staff for the congressional Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT), Edward Kleinbard, writing in the Wall Street Journal, argues that “tax inversions must be stopped now.” Kleinbard may understand taxes but like so many on the left has a weak grasp on economics and on the pro

The Federalist

Vin Scully And The Soul Of The Crowd

Legendary Los Angeles Dodgers announcer Vin Scully may be a celebrity, but it seems he has always wanted to be a part of us.

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Cult group uses "baptism" water ceremony to indoctrinate children
We need less of the bear prowling around with donors and props and more of the bear listening to the concerns of Americans who are disappointed with him.
Are educators worth more money? Let’s free them from union constraints and find out

The Washington Free Beacon

The Hillary Show

On July 29, 2013, CNN announced a planned documentary on the life of Hillary Clinton. Charles Ferguson, the Academy Award–winning di- rector, was going to direct the piece. Ferguson was a left-wing filmmaker likely to be sympathetic to the former First Family. Almost simultaneously, NBC announ

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Big Government

Obama Warns Democrats to Avoid Repeat of 2010 Midterm Elections

At a fundraiser in California, President Obama lamented that Democrats tend to forget about the midterm elections, reminding supporters of the Republican sweep in 2010. "During midterm elections, people don’t even know there’s an election -- don’t know who their congressman is, d

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If book sales of the last three weeks are any indication, Hillary Clinton’s life is nowhere near as interesting for those who want to know than the internecine warfare between the Clintons and the Obamas. The last three weeks, Clinton’s book Hard Choices has been outsold by Ed Klein&rs
An 89-year old American citizen and former guard at the Auschwitz death camp has died in a Philadelphia hospital while awaiting extradition to Germany. Johann Breyer died on Tuesday night, the same day a US judge agreed to a request for him to be sent to Germany to stand trial for events which occ
On July 18, a 63-year-old Alabama grandmother named Phyliss Law heard someone breaking in, so she retrieved her gun, waited until the suspect got close to her, then shot him in the head. According to Fox 10 TV, Law said she heard something "crackling... like wood popping and stuff," and she knew s

American Thinker

Reflections on the State of Climate Science

Is there hope for intelligent diversity in the climate-change debate?

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24 Jul 2014, 12:00 am

The term "refugee" has a specific definition.  It does not apply to the sometimes 24-year-old, sometimes accompanied "unaccompanied minors" at the our southern border.
Fifty years ago this month, the battle between leftism and conservatism changed forever.

24 Jul 2014, 12:00 am

No compunction about expelling a child back to horrible conditions in the case of Elian Gonzales.

Heritage Foundation

Backlogged Immigration System Prolongs Road to Deportation for Unaccompanied Minors

As lawmakers debate how to handle the surge of immigrants crossing the country’s southern border, unaccompanied minors denied asylum face a long road back home.... Read More The post Backlogged Immigration System Prolongs Road to Deportation for Unaccompanied Minors appeared first on Daily Si

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The Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to temporarily ban U.S. flights to Israel escalated into a political showdown today between the Obama administration and Sen. Ted... Read More The post Ted Cruz Accuses Obama of Staging ‘Economic Boycott on Israel’ With Flight Ban app
The United States should “absolutely” send unaccompanied children back home, said Newt Gingrich in an exclusive interview with The Daily Signal. Accusing the Obama administration of... Read More The post Newt Gingrich: ‘Absolutely’ Send Unaccompanied Children Home appea
House Speaker John Boehner’s Border Crisis Working Group released Wednesday its recommendations on what should be done on the border crisis. The group, which is... Read More The post What’s Right and What’s Wrong About Republicans’ New Border Crisis Policy Proposal appeared

How Our World Fell Apart

Wherever we look today—from the Fertile Crescent in the Middle East to the post-Cold War frontier in Ukraine to the South China Sea to our border with Mexico— our world appears to be falling apart.

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When president Obama announced last week that he would be imposing of a new round of sanctions on Russia, he made sure to stress that the package was designed to inflict “maximum” damage on Russia, “while limiting any spillover effects on American companies.”
In the chart, we see that North Dakota is currently the leader among all states, surging considerably in 2013. We also see that the state has consistently ranked high by this measure from 1999 through the present.

23 Jul 2014, 11:01 pm

"Goin' Home." It keeps going around and around in my head as we drive around my old home town -- the slow, sweet musical theme Dvorak used for the largo in his New World symphony.

The Corner

Biden: 'Businesses Are Hiring at Historic Rates' Well . . . No, Not Literally

In a task-force report Vice President Joe Biden sent to President Obama this week, reporting on his examination of jobs-training programs, Biden made a surprisingly impressive claim about the labor market: Businesses are hiring at historic rates, with 52 consecutive months of net private sec

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Charles Krauthammer commented on a recently released statement from the Secretary-General regarding missing rockets placed in a U.N. school in Gaza. The statement shows how “corrupt and corrupted” the U.N. is, Krauthammer said to Brett Baier on Wednesday evening’s Special Report

23 Jul 2014, 6:11 pm

I read somewhere that, nearly a century after the Russian civil war, the ascendancy of Vladimir Putin ought to be seen as representing the final victory of the Whites over the Reds. It’s an interesting notion — there’s something to it — and reading this passage fro

23 Jul 2014, 5:11 pm

Democratic operatives are already circling the wagons around Senator John Walsh (D., Mont.) following a report that he plagiarized his master’s thesis, reminding voters of his military service while on tour in Iraq. I think it is fair &appropriate to respectfully note John Walsh&r

Red State

The case against an Unconditional Basic Income

An object that is at rest will stay at rest unless an external force acts upon it. –Sir Isaac Newton Many moons ago with I was a mid-grade infantry captain in the US Army I was selected for an assignment as an investigator with the Department of the Army Inspector General’s office at th

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A divided panel of the DC Circuit this morning handed down its long-awaited decision in Halbig v Burwell, holding 2-1 that Obamacare does not provide subsidies for purchases of insurance on the federal exchange, and that the individual mandate does not apply in states that have not e
Airfare is getting more expensive. The Transportation Security Administration is raising security fees. Fox News has a report on it. But in the interests of intellectual honesty, we here on a Republican site and I, a formerly elected Republican official, do need to point out that the American publi
On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Aaron Blake to discuss the opening salvos fired in the 2016 GOP primary, Rick Perry's makeover and who the GOP dark horse may be. The post Rick Perry vs. Rand Paul and the Start of the 2016 GOP Primary appeared first on RedState.