“Are you a Christian?” Tucker Carlson vs. Kirsten Powers on admitting children from Central America

31 Jul 2014, 5:41 pm

"That's not hawkishness, that is un-American."

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(John Hinderaker)An extraordinary historical nugget has been unearthed in Australia. In September 2001, Bill Clinton was in that country. Only hours before the terrorists struck the World Trade Center, Clinton was talking to a group in Melbourne. Terrorism and bin Laden came up in that discussion, a

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"This continued killing of women and children in a way that appears to be indiscriminate is asinine.”

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Kevin Daley The Washington Post's Aaron Blake admits no Republican of consequence has endorsed plans to impeach the president. washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential

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The American Spectator

Michael Walzer Lectures Israel About Civilian Casualties in Gaza

In early 2002, only months after the attacks of September 11, 2001, Michael Walzer penned an article in the socialist quarterly Dissent which asked, "Can There Be a Decent Left?" Walzer answers his question in the negative in a piece written forThe New Republic concerning Israel's Operation Protect

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The Iraqi Sunnis who live under ISIS control may be preparing for a second "Sunni Awakening" after ISIS destroyed a treasured site of Mosul's religious heritage. ISIS concluded a recent campaign of destruction by bombing a shrine at the tomb of the prophet Jonah. Jonah was revered by Christian
Big trade deadline news. It has been reported that the Boston Red Sox have traded ace lefthander Jon Lester along with outfielder Jonny Gomes to the Oakland A's for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. Lester had been engaged in on again, off again contract negotiations with the Red Sox as he becomes a free
Well-meaning though it may be, the federal government can never replace human responsibility and relationships. The New York Times ran an opinion piece Tuesday titled “Introducing the National Soda Tax.” Apparently Michael Bloomberg’s hope to ban big sodas lacked scope, and only a

The Federalist

Obama Will Be Disgraced, Not Impeached

Don’t throw at .260 hitters. Impeachment won’t stop disrespect of the rule of law from this crew. Only crafting a new governing majority will.

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If it was "unimaginable" to you that 36 states would do exactly as they've done, maybe you should leave the wonkery to people who know what they're doing.
Two studies that claim providing long-term contraception such as IUDs reduces births and abortions lack essential data and gloss over negative side-effects.
One Republican governor won big in 2010 while two others snuck by. Four years later, their fates couldn't be more different.

The Washington Free Beacon

Thune Proposes Heightened Disclosure Requirements for Unions

Sen. John Thune (R., S.D.) has proposed legislation that will tighten disclosure requirements for labor unions.

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The Obama administration’s four-year defense strategy lacks funding needed for fulfilling global military missions and the U.S. military faces “high risk” in the world unless changes are made, according to a bipartisan report by a congressionally backed panel of defense experts.
House lawmakers are petitioning the State Department to reassess its close relationship with Qatar, which has served as Hamas’ chief financial lifeline while also enjoying close ties to the United States, which recently inked an $11 billion arms deal with the controversial country.
Special tax carve-outs to companies and individuals cost states across the country hundreds of billions of dollars last year, according to a new report by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

Big Government

Big Decision: Mets Wise To Keep Bartolo Colon

Bartolo Colon remains a New York Met. The rotund righty was rumored in many a deal as Thursday's MLB trade deadline came and went.  But, the veteran appears to be staying put in Queens. Whether the big man in the borough calls Citi Field home come next season, however, remains to be

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Michigan resident Jahmel Binion is suing basketball players Shaquille O’Neal and Trey Burke and rap singer Waka Flocka for ridiculing a selfie he posted to Instagram. Last year Binion, who has a rare genetic disorder that affects his facial features, posted the selfie that became fodder for
Attorney in the King v. Burwell case have now appealed the decision to the Supreme Court, asking the court to render a decision as quickly as possible. Last Tuesday the 4th Circuit ruled that the IRS did not exceed its authority when it issued a rule saying Obamacare subsidies applied to the federa
Sky News has released audio allegedly from September 10, 2001, of former president Bill Clinton speaking to a group of about 30 businessmen in Melbourne, Australia.  If true the audio was recored only hours before the September 11, 2001 terror attacks killing almost 3,000 Americans, with the

American Thinker

Time for Hamas's Hollywood Sympathizers to Snap out of It!

They look at pictures of Palestinians, who truly are suffering in this war, which Hamas and its terrorist army have perpetrated against Israel and our civilian population, and they "feel their pain"

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George Will and Hugh Hewitt, despite the mounting evidence that almost no Democrat will enforce existing immigration laws, are still plugging amnesty for the latest wave of illegal aliens.
The behavior of Le Chambon deserves to be remembered for its remarkable implementation of Christian ethical principles.
I have been somewhat confused by the conservative ire rising as a result of leading conservative figures going to the border to assist church groups in delivering relief. 

Heritage Foundation

Baker Who Won’t Make Cakes for Same-Sex Weddings Appeals Mandatory Re-Education Order

Jack Phillips, the cake artist facing legal action and a ruling to re-educate his staff because he declined to design a wedding cake for a... Read More The post Baker Who Won’t Make Cakes for Same-Sex Weddings Appeals Mandatory Re-Education Order appeared first on Daily Signal.

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This latest outbreak of the Ebola virus is getting a great deal of attention, as it should. Here are some questions that need to be... Read More The post Q&A: Ebola In Africa – Not Yet a National Security Issue appeared first on Daily Signal.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a new report that examines whether “too big to fail” banks enjoy a cost advantage over smaller banks... Read More The post Do Large Banks Enjoy a Subsidy? GAO Wavers appeared first on Daily Signal.
Kelly Rosati, whose four children joined her family through foster care adoption, knows first-hand the pain and difficulties caused by a broken child welfare system.... Read More The post The Government Should Stop Discriminating Against Religious Adoption Agencies appeared first on Daily Signal.


August Arrives

Sextili became August eight years after the birth of Christ to honor Emperor Augustus. While August may have worked out well for Augustus, for American politicians August tends to be a month of scandal and trouble.

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31 Jul 2014, 3:53 pm

I can understand why Mr. William Widmer's first sight of Pine Bluff caught his artist's eye. "It was a clear, crisp Southern winter day," he recalls, "and downtown was still and vacant. That first walk, the light was perfect down Main Street."
?It’s been a good week for organized labor.

31 Jul 2014, 10:13 am

When the Government Accountability Office - better known as the GAO - released that number, it was like finding a Kenyan birth certificate with the name "Barry Obama" written in official Swahili.

The Corner

House GOP Hunkers Down for Night of Negotiations

Representative Marsha Blackburn (R., Tenn.) is already in a room with House colleagues such as Iowa Representative Steve King and Idaho Representative Raul Labrador trying to hammer out a deal on the House border bill. “We’re going to sit down and see if there are places we need to twe

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Pro-abortion advocates are “shunning” the “pro-choice” label according to the New York Times. Reporter Jackie Calmes’s piece, published on Tuesday, explains that the movement is shifting away from abortion policy, fought for with euphemisms like “choice,”

31 Jul 2014, 3:00 pm

House Republicans may force the House to stay in session until they get enough votes to pass the border package. “We’ll stay until we vote,” House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman Darrell Issa (R., Calif.) told reporters staking out a special GOP conference meet
Who[m] would Jesus deport? That was the question in a pulverizing pileup of powerhouse pundits Thursday as Fox News panjandrums Tucker Carlson and Kirsten Powers went toe-to-toe over the crisis of unaccompanied Central American minor illegal immigrants. In a heated exchange on Outnumbered, veter

Red State

BREAKING: House GOP Pull Their Immigration Bill

House Republican leaders do not have the votes to fund Barack Obama’s amnesty/immigration plan. So they pulled it. The House leaders are thus far insistent they will not close the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. They would rather be embarrassed in their failure to do an

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Wait, what? The post Democrat in Ohio-GOV losing ground among people who… know who he is? appeared first on RedState.
Progressives are language manipulation masters. Their arguments for or against an issue are designed to corner you with words created to make the ill-prepared and/or the simple-minded retreat from the argument. And they love to play victim and scream about their rights being violated if you do not
On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Erick Erickson to discuss next weekend's RedState Gathering in Texas, why you should attend and who will be speaking. The post Erick Erickson with a Preview of the RedState Gathering appeared first on RedState.