FAA orders 24-hour moratorium on US to Tel Aviv over missile worries

22 Jul 2014, 2:21 pm

Post-MH17 fallout, or general war worries?

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(Paul Mirengoff)As Steve has noted, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District Columbia today invalidated the IRS regulation that provides for insurance subsidies to millions of lower-income Americans using the federal Obamacare exchanges. The ruling means that in 36 states, Obamacare subsidies will

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(John Hinderaker)This morning, as Steve noted earlier, a panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals held, in Halbig v. Burwell, that the Affordable Care Act does not permit the federal government to subsidize persons who enroll in exchanges run by the federal government, as opposed to a state. Just

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The American Spectator

Court Issues Devastating Ruling Against Obamacare

In a highly anticipated decision, this morning the D.C. Circuit Court ruled on the Halbig v. Burwell case argued back in March. The decision, which had court-watchers on edge for a better part of a month, was closely watched because of its potential impact on Obamacare subsidies and the power the I

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I'm not making this up. Apparently, a tree planted in honor of the late George Harrison has been killed by Beetles. So yes we have a Beetle on Beatle crime. Well, I suppose all things must pass. It's kind of odd though. Earlier this morning, I finished reading Marc Shapiro's posthumous biography of


22 Jul 2014, 10:08 am

Monday, Sandpoint, IdahoA trying day but a rewarding day. The smoke has returned somewhat but temperatures are pleasant and a delightful breeze blows across the lake and the beach. I lay out on the balcony for a while, then came inside to nap with my Big Wifey by my side. My “smart phone&rdqu


22 Jul 2014, 10:03 am

On a 2-1 vote, a panel of the DC Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the Obamacare law as written does not permit subsidies for those who purchase health insurance through the federal exchange rather than through state-created exchanges. It is clearly the right decision based on the text of the

The Federalist

The Halbig Freakout

Today, a federal appeals court read the law as written. Panic ensued.

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Corporate tax inversions are a lame bogeyman. The real problem is stupid U.S. tax policy that creates incentives to move capital overseas.
Yes, inflation is a real problem. The prices of major goods are rising faster than American incomes, straining family budgets.


22 Jul 2014, 6:03 am

What’s most enticing about Elizabeth Warren right now is the perception of her, not the reality.

The Washington Free Beacon

Upholding the Rule of Law

Tuesday’s ruling against Obamacare in Halbig v. Burwell is a major blow to the reputation of Obamacare as “the law”—at least as the president has implemented it—and its long term implications could cripple the law’s practical viability. The ruling, if upheld, als

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The Supreme Court ruling that freed home healthcare workers from coercive unionization in Illinois has led to unions ceasing automatic deduction of union dues from non-members in other states. A Washington state chapter of the politically powerful SEIU announced that it would no longer force careta

Big Government

Director Jonathan Demme Blasts Israel, Says Not an Anti-Semite

Director Jonathan Demme felt the need to dismiss potential charges of anti-semitism this week before echoing the thoughts of many Hollywood liberals. The Silence of the Lambs auteur is aghast at Israel's current use of force against the Palestinian people, a military action taken after the democra

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Pardon this interruption of our regularly scheduled coverage of ObamaCare debacles and setbacks, Obama scandals and manufactured crises, loss of US sovereignty, and exploding world crises, but  Horticulturist Linda Chalker-Scott, Ph.D of Washington State University has some crucial informatio
DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz did not seem fazed by the Democratic Party’s lack of an official party-backed candidate for the governor of Nevada. KSNV News 3 in Nevada reports that Democratic voters selected “none of the above” more than an actual candidate. Wasserman-
Senate liberals--a mix of almost all Democrats and a few Republicans--missed by a hair last week in a bid to overturn the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, which ruled unconstitutional the Obama administration’s heavy-handed requirement that business owners provide abortion service

American Thinker

Rockets, Borders, and 'Proportionality'

Like Woodrow Wilson concerning Mexico, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is being skewered for invading Gaza to quell the unrelenting terror his citizens have faced.

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22 Jul 2014, 12:00 am

When Obama finally goes on permanent golfing vacation we Americans know we'll have to endure a period of wrenching change to get the economy moving again and the society back together again.


22 Jul 2014, 12:00 am

Why are conservatives making the speaker's job so much harder when he needs us most?


22 Jul 2014, 12:00 am

8,000 waving, singing, chanting, patriotic masses rally for Israel.

Heritage Foundation

City Officials Accused of Cronyism in Fight Over Uber, Lyft

MEMPHIS—City officials, citing public safety concerns, have imposed cease-and-desist orders against private ride-share companies Uber and Lyft. Now, in the wake of those decisions, officials... Read More The post City Officials Accused of Cronyism in Fight Over Uber, Lyft appeared first on Da

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Tragedy struck Malaysia Airlines for the second time in four months when a passenger plane flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was shot out of... Read More The post Q&A: The Attack on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and Why It Matters appeared first on Daily Signal.
City of Hidalgo, Texas—Othal E. Brand Jr. is a man in control, and as such, when drug cartels began exploiting the stretch of river at... Read More The post Border Crossings Stop After Texas Man Takes Security Into His Own Hands appeared first on Daily Signal.
A coalition backing government export subsidies will host several executives of purportedly “small” businesses at a briefing Tuesday to build support for the Export-Import Bank... Read More The post The Not So ‘Small’ Businesses Ex-Im Bank Boosts appeared first on Daily Sign

Townhall.com

Getting Away With Murder

Vladimir Putin is hoping to get away with murder. Last week a civilian airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine by a sophisticated anti-aircraft missile system, and 298 innocent people died as a result. Simple logic and all the early evidence to point to Russia as the guilty party, but Putin smug

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The Transportation Security Administration is strongly denying accusations that it has been allowing illegal immigrants to board American jetliners without proper identification.
Beau Bergdahl has been returned to “active duty.” Apparently, that means a desk job while the Army considers what should be done with this young enlisted soldier. Bergdahl was held for five years by the Taliban since walking away from his post one night in 2009.
Dear Mr. President, I write to you today as a concerned citizen of our great nation, standing as a witness against your historic actions on the morning of July 21, 2014, actions which I hope you will one day repudiate with deep remorse and regret.

The Corner

Harry Reid Thinks Nuclear Option Will Save Obamacare

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) believes that a D.C. Circuit Court panel’s invalidation of an IRS regulation that governs Obamacare subsidies vindicates his decision to move forward with the nuclear option, a procedural move that made it easier to confirm President Obama&rsq

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With Hillary Clinton’s declining approval rating and the growing perception that she is out of touch, one MSNBC contributor thinks the potential 2016 presidential candidate probably would have been better off forgoing her book tour. “She’s lost control of her public image &mdas
In an interview with Time’s Fareed Zakaria in January 2012, President Obama said that he could count Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan among his closest international friends. How are the duo getting along? The Times of Israel reports:


22 Jul 2014, 1:20 pm

The Halbig decision is a disgraceful attack on the Constitution’s Good Intentions clause. Ezra Klein explains. http://t.co/YEHiH9Pq1A — Vox (@vauxnews) July 22, 2014

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 Healthcare.gov 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.
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