The Death of Ben Bradlee

22 Oct 2014, 11:47 am

TuesdayWow. The death of Ben Bradlee. We are all mortal. Naturally, I disliked him very much for his harm to the ultimate peacemaker, Richard M. Nixon. But when I looked up Mr. Bradlee in Wikipedia (sometimes reliable, sometimes not), I was staggered by something that had long been lurking in

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The American Spectator

The Death of Ben Bradlee

TuesdayWow. The death of Ben Bradlee. We are all mortal. Naturally, I disliked him very much for his harm to the ultimate peacemaker, Richard M. Nixon. But when I looked up Mr. Bradlee in Wikipedia (sometimes reliable, sometimes not), I was staggered by something that had long been lurking in

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22 Oct 2014, 3:00 am

In a time of triumphant secularism, politicians treat the religious with increasing contempt. It was only a matter of time before headlines about government demanding the sermons of pastors appeared in the United States. Seeing themselves as superior to the religious, secularists feel entitled to b
Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced its new Ebola strategy. It includes more training and more protective gear for hospital staff. The CDC is also encouraging states to designate certain hospitals for Ebola preparation. For example, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is des

The Federalist

Wastebook 2014: Eight Absurd Government Projects Funded With Your Money

The feds wasted millions on treadmills for mountain lions, monkey gambling studies, and food fight video games, according to Tom Coburn's 2014 Wastebook.

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A regulatory change in California has placed abortion in the category of ‘basic health services’ all insurance plans must cover. Even those churches buy.
Let’s check the data on statewide elections between 1998 to 2013.
Catering to a child’s every whim is bad for her character.

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ACORN has a new name, but the mission has not changed: gin up chaos and reap the rewards.
We need a C. Everett Koop to step up to the plate now.  We do not need another czar who will doubtless attempt more smoke and mirrors tactics to politicize a disease.


22 Oct 2014, 12:00 am

Psychopathology is the driving wheel of Marxism.

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The question that policy makers should ask themselves is whether theyre willing to impose $10 or $20 of damage to the private sector in order to collect $1 of additional revenue.


21 Oct 2014, 11:01 pm

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The recent questionably unconstitutional moves by the Houston city council to subpoena the sermons of five area ministers, as well as internal correspondence dealing with social issues, should have the American Civil Liberties Union and everyone else who believes in free speech and religious freedom

The Corner

R.I.P., Ben Bradlee, Although a Paper Is Not a 'Public Trust'

As you have no doubt seen, legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee has died at the age of 93. Bradlee, who led the Post’s newsroom from 1965 until 1991, was a towering figure in the history of 20th-century journalism, and his contributions included overseeing coverage of Watergate and th

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22 Oct 2014, 5:51 am

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Red State

The End

The public has tired of Barack Obama. More and more polling is beginning to reflect that and, given the latest Associated Press and Reuters polling, I wonder if some pollsters The post The End appeared first on RedState.

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21 Oct 2014, 3:00 pm

The Arkansas Senate election is now over*. Arkansas Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR)Heritage ActionScorecardSen. Mark PryorSenate Democrat AverageSee Full Scorecard9% argued that the federal government’s desegregation of Arkansas’s largest public school in 1957 The post Arkansas Senat
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