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28 Jul 2014, 6:58 am

(Scott Johnson)In the spirit of David Bernstein’s “Some Israel-Gaza notes” at the Volokh Conspiracy, I would like to add my own summarizing points I have been making here, some of which Bernstein also makes. 1. Hamas has promoted phony casualty statistics as a propaganda tool and t

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MSNBC host Chuck Todd said the American people are “fatigued” from President Barack Obama Monday on Morning Joe, in the wake of a poll showing Republican Mitt Romney would trounce him in a rematch of the 2012 election. Co-host Thomas Roberts called the poll evidence of “voter

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28 Jul 2014, 6:38 am

Why conservatism still needs a political conscience informed by nature.

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The American Spectator

Stoned Crazy at the ‘New York Times’

Sunday—Beverly HillsI awakened this morning to a cloudy sky. Off to swim while pausing every minute or so to throw the ball for Julie. We have had no rain in just about forever, and even any rain at all would be a Godsend. Then, breakfast, and while my English muffins were toasting, I opened

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So whose job is it, exactly, to stem the tide of illegal entries into a state? Someone sneaking across the Rio Grande from Mexico is entering both the state of Texas and the United States of America, but if the authorities take notice of his presence here, the federal government will claim jurisdic

28 Jul 2014, 3:00 am

President Juan Orlando Hernandez of Honduras said, “We are neighbors and it’s best to remain friends with your neighbors,” as he arrived in Washington for meetings with his U.S. confrère in the presidents’ club this weekend. They are concerned about emigration and imm

28 Jul 2014, 3:00 am

One of the last places I expected to be was at a concert featuring Norah Jones. And yet there I was standing no more than 20 feet away from her near stage right late last week at The Sinclair in the heart of Harvard Square in Cambridge.  Jones, the daughter of the late sitar virtuoso Ravi Shan

The Federalist

Goldwater 2.0?

Why conservatism still needs a political conscience informed by nature.

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ObamaCare's defenders think they can rewrite the law on the fly because that's how we legislate now.

28 Jul 2014, 6:38 am

Feminists say one thing, but do another, and pop feminism doesn't have the intellectual grounding to notice.
A picture purportedly showing rocket explosions from space went viral last week. Except that's not what the picture showed.

The Washington Free Beacon

Boko Haram Kidnaps Wife of Cameroon’s Vice PM, Kills at Least Three

YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Nigerian Boko Haram militants kidnapped the wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister and killed at least three people on Sunday in a cross-border attack involving more than 200 assailants in the northern town of Kolofata, Cameroon officials said.

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ASPEN, Colo.—China’s advanced cruise and ballistic missiles pose a significant threat in future conflict with the United States, the chief of naval operations (CNO) warned last week.
After spending $626 million in taxpayer funds to arm the Afghanistan security forces, U.S. government inspectors have discovered that large portions of the weapons have gone missing and have likely fallen into the hands of militant insurgents, according to a new report.
JERUSALEM—Secretary of State John Kerry came under scathing criticism from Israeli officials and the Israeli press over the weekend for what they characterized as his bungled attempt to achieve a cease-fire in Gaza.

Big Government

Michelle Obama: Dems Need to Take 2014 More Seriously Than '08 or '12

With ill winds blowing across the sails of the Democratic Party’s election chances in 2014 and the White House concerned about low voter turnout, Politico reports that Michelle Obama has recorded a new video to drum up support for her party, warning the party’s voters that they need to

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The British government has announced a major climbdown on fracking by bringing in strict new rules on where it can take place. The Daily Mail says that shale gas extraction will be all but banned in National Parks and other protected rural areas. The move by the Department for Energy and Climate C
Labour bosses have claimed that UKIP voters will propel their party to victory at next year's General Election, according to the Daily Telegraph. The party says that if UKIP poll over 9 percent, they will cost the Conservatives enough seats to put Miliband into number 10. Despite some concerns abo
A Pakistani mob has killed a woman and two of her granddaughters after a member of their religious sect was accused of posting "blasphemous" material on Facebook. The dead, who include a seven-year-old girl and her baby sister, were Ahmadis, a religious sect who consider themselves Muslim, but who

American Thinker

The Case for an Independent Kurdistan

If there ever was a time for the U.S. to recognize an officially independent Kurdistan, it is now.

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Ten commandments are not enough for Elizabeth Warren.
The mainstream media's skewed reporting encourages the terrorist group while giving it a veneer of political legitimacy.
Put the Speaker's domestic actions aside for a moment, and you'll find a thrilling, rousing and prescient speech on neo-Soviet Russia.

Heritage Foundation

Can the House of Representatives Sue Obama for Not Executing the Law?

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, believes he has the key to reining in the executive branch: suing President Barack Obama for not faithfully executing the... Read More The post Can the House of Representatives Sue Obama for Not Executing the Law? appeared first on Daily Signal.

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MIAMI—With thousands of Central American children newly arrived in the United States, and more expected to come, school officials have asked the federal government for a helping... Read More The post Schools Brace for Flood of Immigrant Children appeared first on Daily Signal.
Fifteen years ago, when I was 6, my parents and I moved to the United States from Canada, where I was born. Since moving to... Read More The post I Played by the Rules on Immigration. Why Is the U.S. Making It So Hard for Me to Become a Doctor? appeared first on Daily Signal.
The battle over the meadow jumping mouse moved has from New Mexico to Washington, D.C. Ranchers who complain the federal government is acting with a... Read More The post Frustrated With Federal ‘Bullying’ Over Mouse, Ranchers Take Their Case to Congress appeared first on Daily Signal.

Maryland's Forgotten Foster Children

Yesterday my oldest Army buddy lost his foster son to cancer. Sadly Maryland, which funds almost everything, will not provide enough funds for in ground burial of foster children.

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What’s happening in Arizona right now is sufficient to make every conservative shudder.
America is supposed to be the land of the free and the home of the brave.

The Corner

Rogan: Perception Abroad of Obama Is That He's 'Disengaged'

Make sure to read Tom’s latest, “Just Words, Just Words.” 

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The signs are that President Obama is going to proceed with a massive unilateral amnesty that will effect one of his most important legislative goals without the legislature. As a brazen distortion of our constitutional system, this move will provoke a major reaction and, at the very least, lead to
Those who pay attention to the Obama administration know that the practice of hiding information, and of improper treatment of electronic records, is hardly confined to the Internal Revenue Service. The Environmental Protection Agency has been particularly abusive, with former agency head Lisa Jack

27 Jul 2014, 7:02 pm

That parody story about Michele Bachmann proposing to set up labor camps for illegal-immigrant children, which took in our dear friends at Think Progress, has taken in the New York Times as well: Brazil bureau chief Simon Romero is tweeting the fake story as though it were real.

Red State

Halbig’s Critics Hoist By Their Own Petards

This has not been a good week for defenders of Obamacare and their scorn for the legal arguments challenging whether the statute provides subdsidies for buyers of health insurance policies on the federal exchange. On Monday, a divided panel of the DC Circuit ruled in Halbig v Burwell

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While we’re all having a good time with the concentrated stupidity of ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber (who allegedly holds some sort of advanced degree from a major institution) claiming he repeatedly made “verbal typos” when clearly stating that only state-run exchanges would
Via today comes this truly astounding article that purports to leave the question of whether Hamas is using human shields in Gaza up in the air. The opening four paragraphs here set the stage for the accusation that Israel is using the “human shield” argument as a PR ploy of que
Dear God but the Left is going to hate that term by the time we're done with it. The post Another 2012 Jonathan Gruber ‘speak-o,’ apparently. #obamacare appeared first on RedState.