House Veteran Affairs Committee Chair: VA Still Stonewalling Us

24 Jul 2014, 1:05 pm

Chairman Jeff Miller (R., Fla.) accused the Department of Veteran Affairs on Thursday of continuously stonewalling members of the House Veterans Affairs Committee and their staffers.

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Planned Parenthood Tells Young Girl to Experiment With Getting 'Spanked, Whipped, or Hit'

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House Veteran Affairs Committee Chair: VA Still Stonewalling Us

Chairman Jeff Miller (R., Fla.) accused the Department of Veteran Affairs on Thursday of continuously stonewalling members of the House Veterans Affairs Committee and their staffers.

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A Chinese online activist was sentenced to six and a half years in prison on Wednesday amid an ongoing crackdown on free speech in the country, Chinese Human Rights Defenders (CHRD) reports.

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Loose Bear Also Blocked the Media From Fundraisers - Left Them on 'the Gravel Path'

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American Thinker

We Sent Back Elian

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

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Are American businesses supposed to lie down and play dead while the Obama administration strips them of their profits, places them at a disadvantage to foreign competitors, and drives them into bankruptcy?

24 Jul 2014, 12:00 am

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Heritage Foundation

Newt Gingrich: ‘Turn the Pentagon Into a Triangle’

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What Did He Know, and...

During the Senate hearings into what had already become known as "Watergate," the leading Republican on the panel, Sen. Howard Baker of Tennessee asked of witnesses "What did the President know and when did he know it?"

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23 Jul 2014, 11:01 pm

In the Georgia Republican runoff this week, David Perdue won the right to represent Republicans in the general election this fall. His win has placed the final piece of the puzzle for the political landscape this season in Georgia. With less than four months until the fall election, not a minute can
The fight against Obamacare is the Stamp Act, the Penny Tax on tea, the Powder Alarms of today. This is the same existential threat that faced our grandparents. And what happens tomorrow is largely up to you.

23 Jul 2014, 11:01 pm

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The Corner

We Have a Winner: The Worst Anti-Gun Column in American History

This column, in Yahoo Finance, may be the most peculiar piece of anti-gun writing I’ve ever seen. It’s not just wildly ignorant and borderline illiterate, it’s downright weird — one-third press-release, one-third slapdash middle-school essay, one third hissy fit ap

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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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