Our Mean-Spirited President Cuts Loose

26 Apr 2015, 9:40 pm

(John Hinderaker)There has been quite a bit of news coverage of this year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Don’t ask me why. The annual lovefest between Democratic politicians and Democratic journalists hasn’t generated any actual news in a long time. But this year&rsquo

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(Paul Mirengoff)I’ve always had a soft spot for Baltimore. For one thing, its residents struck me as harder working, less surly, and, of course, less full of themselves than their counterparts in nearby Washington, D.C. Unfortunately, the 2008 recession hit Baltimore very hard. That, at least,

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(John Hinderaker)I have written about the severe injuries that Harry Reid mysteriously sustained on New Year’s Eve or New Years Day on five occasions: here, here, here here and here. In each of those posts, I expressed skepticism that Reid’s injuries, including the loss of sight in his r

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The American Spectator

Camden Yards Briefly Locked Down Amid Rioting Over Death of Freddie Gray

I learned of the rioting going on in Baltimore while watching the Red Sox-Orioles game. It came about during protests against Baltimore PD over the death of Freddie Gray while in their custody earlier this month.  In the eighth inning, Red Sox play by play man Don Orsillo drew viewers attentio

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24 Apr 2015, 10:22 am

We still have a week to go, but it’s already clear that the Most Valuable Player of the Month will be Carly Fiorina. She wins the award because she has done what nobody else has thought to do or, more likely, had the nerve to do. She has said in a loud, clear voice that the Empress has no clo
In the famous short story Silver Blaze, super-sleuth Sherlock Holmes is tipped off by "the curious incident of the dog" -- namely that a dog which often barked was, on the night in question, silent. This is the context in which one should consider the assertion by former Assistant Secretary of Stat
Apparently some of the youngsters know very little about the Hillary for whom so many Democrat voters profess readiness. Seasoned journalists here at the mag, from the editor-in-chief on down, are taken aback daily to hear younger hands wonder whence her notoriety as a creep and a crook. Thankfully

The Federalist

The Federalist Radio Hour: Ryan Anderson And Ilya Shapiro Debate Gay Marriage, Religious Liberty

Ryan Anderson and Ilya Shapiro debated gay marriage, religious liberty, and whether the two can peacefully co-exist in America going forward.

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Why not believe the environmentalists on global warming? Because they have a long history of failed predictions and bogus prognostications of doom.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker should shift towards the opinion of most economists and increasing numbers of Americans on immigration, not in the other direction.
As comedians face increasing pressure from social justice warriors for comedy that isn't even that transgressive, the only place to go is underground.

The Washington Free Beacon

Reports: Israel Hits Hezbollah, Assad-Related Targets in Series of Strikes

A series of missions by the Israeli Air Force struck targets related to the Syrian army and Hezbollah located on the border between Syria and Lebanon, according to multiple reports.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russian hackers who penetrated sensitive parts of the White House computer system last year read President Barack Obama's unclassified emails, the New York Times reported on Saturday, quoting U.S. officials.

26 Apr 2015, 4:00 am

At the time of our nation’s founding, few men were more admired than the English dissident whom King George III called “that devil Wilkes.” A sometime member of Parliament and a sometime political prisoner, John Wilkes argued that the King’s subjects had rights, and the King&

Big Government

Pope Francis' Disturbing Cuba Activism

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced that the United States would be changing its policy toward Cuba, opening a Havana embassy and expanding travel. “Through these changes, we intend to create more opportunities for the American and Cuban people and begin a new chapter among the na

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President Barack Obama revealed his favorite film of the year to People Magazine in an interview released on Wednesday.  Obama named Richard Linklater’s Boyhood his favorite movie of 2014.  “Boyhood was a great movie,” he told People Magazine. “That, I think,
On Wednesday's broadcast of ABC's "World News," network report Cecilia Vega confirmed North Korea was behind the cyber-attack on Sony. “Tonight, ABC News has learned federal investigators have determined North Korea is responsible for the worst corporate cyber-attack in history,” Vega
Minnesota State Representative Greg Davids is calling for embattled MIT economics professor Jonathan Gruber, the "architect" of Obamacare, to return all $329,000 he was paid by the state of Minnesota as a subcontractor on a 2011 contract to analyze the state's plan to develop its Obamacare he

American Thinker

Where the Left and Islam Intersect

A fatal conceit exists on the left in its use of Islam. 

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On January 11th, 2013, the body of high school sophomore Kendrick Johnson was found in a rolled-up wrestling mat inside the Lowndes County High School gymnasium. Efforts are under way to make him a Trayvon Martin.
The moment Kazakhstan tries to set a national course that Vladimir Putin sees as being at odds with Russian interests, one can expect the hammer to drop. 

26 Apr 2015, 12:00 am

Today, the Left is aggressively usurping authority over your kids, ripping parenting out of your hands.

Heritage Foundation

Scott Walker Wants to Finance New Bucks Stadium With State Bonds

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is considering using public funds to finance a new stadium for the Milwaukee Bucks basketball team. According to Fox Business, Walker,... Read More The post Scott Walker Wants to Finance New Bucks Stadium With State Bonds appeared first on The Daily Signal.

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The Senate soon will have an opportunity to strengthen congressional oversight over the Obama administration’s naïve and risky nuclear framework agreement with Iran. The Senate... Read More The post Lawmakers Now Have Opportunity to Strengthen Their Oversight of the Iran Deal appeared fi
Appearing on ABC’s “This Week,” Ryan T. Anderson, the William E. Simon senior research fellow at The Heritage Foundation, discussed the same-sex marriage case the... Read More The post What Will Anthony Kennedy Do in Gay Marriage Case? Ryan T. Anderson Weighs In appeared first on
Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren and the whole gang of Democratic leaders claim that one of their highest priorities is to lift up the middle... Read More The post How the Sierra Club’s Lexus Liberals’ Agenda Hurts Poor Americans appeared first on The Daily Signal.


Politicians, 'Profiteers,' And Public Health

Naloxone isnt magic, but its power to rescue a heroin user from the brink of death can certainly seem miraculous. The anti-overdose drug, also known by the brand name Narcan, is easy to administer and has saved thousands of lives.

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Today, conservatives frustrated with Washington bickering, pandering, and inaction should look to another governor, in an otherwise overlooked part of the country: Maines Paul LePage.
This past Friday night, I tweeted out, My heart goes out to Bruce Jenner, & when he says, I am a woman, I hear him saying, I am deeply confused & hurting. Let's pray for him! The responses to this tweet were as ugly and profane as anything I have ever seen.
Last Thursday my wife and I welcomed our first grandbaby into the world.

The Corner

Should Christians Watch <I>Game of Thrones</I>?

That’s the question posed by a fascinating article over at the Evangelical Channel at Patheos. It’s a question that actually has salience for everyone, not just Christians. Everyone who consumes media – books, TV, music, whatever — is engaging not just in an act of entertain

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Bill Clinton gave 11 speeches during his wife’s tenure as secretary of state, each connected to companies that had business pending before the State Department, according to the author of a new book on the Clinton Foundation, who notes that the business was concluded in their favor followin
asks. . . George Stephanopoulos. Really. 
If a prosecutor wants to assure the public he’s not out of control, perhaps he shouldn’t suggest that critics could be prosecuted. On Saturday, Wisconsin governor Scott Walker commented on Milwaukee District Attorney John Chisholm’s use of armed, pre-dawned raids against cons

Red State

The Totalitarianism of the Gay Rights Movement

[mc_name name='Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)' chamber='senate' mcid='C001098' ] supports real marriage. He is opposed by gay rights activists who are more and more showing themselves to be little despots. Cruz spoke at the home of Ian Reisner who is both gay and supports homosexual marriage. The gaystapo ha

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The GOP is happy to fight Elizabeth Warren to the last drop of Barack Obama's influence. The post Let’s You and Him fight: Elizabeth Warren v. Barack Obama. appeared first on RedState.
This is to be expected. During the playing of the National Anthem at the White House Correspondents Dinner, Washington Post gossip columnist Helena Andrews was caught by CNN busily texting. Shortly after President Barack Obama arrived on the stage for the annual White House Correspondents’ Di
Last night was the White House Correspondents Dinner. This is incestuous rub-fest where political figures and important media personalities mingle and laugh about how stupid the American people are. While Obama was yucking it up, a race riot was in progress outside the MLB park, Camden Yards, in Ba