How Sovereign Patent Trolls Threaten Free Trade

26 Nov 2014, 3:00 am

The U.S. is participating in two trade agreement negotiations that, if successfully concluded, will meaningfully improve our nation’s economic future. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) would create a trade agreement amongst Pacific Rim countries including the U.S., Japan, Canada, Australia,

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Vincent van Gogh is one of the most renowned painters in the history of the world. His paintings are worth tens of millions of dollars. Unfortunately for van Gogh he would never live to see this good fortune. His renown would come only after his death by suicide. The life of van Gogh was one of ful

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26 Nov 2014, 3:00 am

So this is how the Sexual Revolution is ending. It is not ending with the Sexual Utopians of yesteryear shouting “Oh Joy” and extolling the therapeutic orgasm, which was to bring happiness to Americans from every walk of life. It is ending with gangs of angry women—some well into

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26 Nov 2014, 3:00 am

The hucksters who falsely accused Darren Wilson of a racially motivated “killing” won’t face justice, even though they have ruined his life and inspired monstrous race riots. The media should treat them as permanently discredited, but of course it won’t. Outlets will continu

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The American Spectator

How Sovereign Patent Trolls Threaten Free Trade

The U.S. is participating in two trade agreement negotiations that, if successfully concluded, will meaningfully improve our nation’s economic future. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) would create a trade agreement amongst Pacific Rim countries including the U.S., Japan, Canada, Australia,

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Vincent van Gogh is one of the most renowned painters in the history of the world. His paintings are worth tens of millions of dollars. Unfortunately for van Gogh he would never live to see this good fortune. His renown would come only after his death by suicide. The life of van Gogh was one of ful


26 Nov 2014, 3:00 am

The hucksters who falsely accused Darren Wilson of a racially motivated “killing” won’t face justice, even though they have ruined his life and inspired monstrous race riots. The media should treat them as permanently discredited, but of course it won’t. Outlets will continu
Plymouth Adventure, a 1952 film with Spencer Tracy and Gene Tierney, is not a great movie. But as the story of the Pilgrims’ passage on the Mayflower it appears every season around Thanksgiving. It’s melodramatic and somewhat dated but still warmly moving and instructive. Tracy, true to

The Federalist

Here’s The Difference Between Feeling Thankful And Thanksgiving

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A queer man of color and woman face white men chanting, ‘Racist, sexist, antigay! Christian facists, go away!’ as they merely suggest children have rights, too.
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As a capitalist, I want to love the car-sharing app company Uber. But they sure are making it difficult.

The Washington Free Beacon

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25 Nov 2014, 4:20 pm

Star Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt decided to show his appreciation to the men and women of the Houston Police and Fire Departments by sending them pizza.
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Big Government

Cancer Fears for Chiefs Safety Eric Berry

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As America prepares for a second night of violence in Ferguson Missouri, the Saint Louis County Police Department has set up two phone lines to handle donations from community members to officers that are working to regain the peace despite the harsh cold weather expected for the night. On Monday
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American Thinker

Obamacare 2015 Includes Federal Subsidies for Abortion

ObamaCare is perhaps the single greatest expansion of funding for elective abortion coverage.

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26 Nov 2014, 12:00 am

Wow. That's some executive order in illegal immigration amnesty. Except there isn’t one.


26 Nov 2014, 12:00 am

“You know, this is a country that allows everybody to express their views.”

Heritage Foundation

White House, Congress Raided Hundreds of Millions from Anti-Bioterrorism Fund

Congress and the Obama White House looked for billions of dollars a few years ago to offset the costs of a legal settlement with black... Read More The post White House, Congress Raided Hundreds of Millions from Anti-Bioterrorism Fund appeared first on Daily Signal.

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Townhall.com

Putting Politics Ahead of National Security - FDR Style

FDRs War Department made it clear that if war was truly inevitable, it would prefer that Japan commit the first overt act. Less than two weeks later, FDRs wish was granted.

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25 Nov 2014, 11:01 pm

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Thanksgiving evening, after the table is clear and the dishes are washed, has traditionally been a drowsy evening of nibbling leftover pie and visiting with family--a last deep breath before the rush of the holiday season.

The Corner

Of Maturity, Prudence, and Open-Mindedness

I’m sure there are conservatives who are upset that the House Republicans have exonerated the Obama administration on Benghazi. Indeed, even Lindsey Graham — not exactly an extremist conservative — has expressed outrage about the House Republicans’ conclusion. But conservati

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Senator Rand Paul is introducing a bill to authorize the war against the Islamic State for one year, but at the same time terminate the authorization to use military force passed after the 9/11 attacks. Senator Paul has been reading 1984 again, because labeling this bill a declaration of war is aki
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Red State

Ezra Klein’s House of White Privilege Explains the News

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