Looks Like We Called Greece Right

30 Jun 2015, 10:58 pm

(Steven Hayward)Two weeks ago we posted our first ever “Monday Morning Briefing” for Power Line VIP subscribers, which we hastened to add later may not appear always on Monday, and may be closer to “bi-weekly,” since bi-weekly is ambiguous: is that twice a week or every other

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Timothy P. Carney In November 2009, former Ambassador Joe Wilson (husband of CIA employee Valerie Plame Wilson) wrote Hillary Clinton confidant Sid Blumenthal in an effort to gain access to the secretary of state. Here's the email, recently released by the State Department. Sid, Could you pl

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30 Jun 2015, 9:01 pm

The way forward.

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The American Spectator

UMKC Can't Afford Hillary, Forced to Settle for Cut-Rate Clinton

Even though Marco Rubio is clearly the one-percenter in this race, Hillary Clinton, when she was still toiling in the private sector, wasn't doing so badly. Commanding upwards of $200,000 per speech, the former Senator and Secretary of State was flying across the globe, often in first class on the

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The good news is, the media has finally realized that harping on Marco Rubio's college loans and modest boat purchases is a losing strategy.  The bad news is, in response, they've just started harping on Marco Rubio's amazing, limitless wealth and how one man, the son of immigrants from C
Wisconsin unions Monday are once again attacking Republican Gov. Scott Walker, this time over a proposed budget that may result in cuts to tenure for state college professors. With the upcoming budget session, the Wisconsin Joint Finance Committee is expected to propose a plan to reform the Univers
Some Montanans now have access to education tax credits, after Senate Bill 410 passed into law in May, but school choice remains extremely limited in the state. SB 410 was the only school choice bill to pass this legislative session, and it became law without Gov. Steve Bullock’s (D) signatur

The Federalist

Jeb Bush Disappointed To Learn Chelsea Clinton Made More Per Speech

Jeb Bush released 1,150 pages of tax records today, and was disappointed to learn he made less per speech than Chelsea Clinton.

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30 Jun 2015, 3:19 pm

Ben speaks with Kristen S. Anderson about her new book, The Selfie Vote: Where Millennials Are Leading America (And How Republicans Can Keep Up).
Here's how libertarianism has led me and my partner into polyamory, and why America will have to grapple with this issue next.
BuzzFeed editor Ben Smith at first celebrated same-sex marriage by denying multiple sides exist on the issue. He's beginning to see why that's wrong.

The Washington Free Beacon

Christie Blasts Obama For Trying to Make ‘Outrageous’ and ‘Immoral’ Iran Nuclear Deal

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Following the death of Bob Barry, Jr., the beloved sports director for KFOR News in Oklahoma, a local rival station, KOCO News, helped to staff the Channel 4 newsroom so that employees could attend his funeral service Friday.
A new poll by the Anti-Defamation League found that the majority of Greeks continue to hold anti-Semitic views about Jewish control over finance and the global economy, despite a recent drop in anti-Jewish attitudes in other parts of Europe.

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

The Most Radical Decision Ever?

The Court's decision represents a much greater departure than such widely-criticized Substantive Due Process cases as Dred Scott, Lochner v. New York, or Roe v. Wade.    

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Those that worry about the fate of the Church without tax-exempt status do so without cause.
For today’s communists, the gay agenda, especially on marriage, is the hammer and sickle to take down the natural, traditional, biblical, Western/Judeo-Christian model for marriage and family.

30 Jun 2015, 12:00 am

The American left is attempting to Nazify Robert E. Lee.

Heritage Foundation

10 Tweets Reacting to Ex-Im Bank’s Expiration

The Export-Import Bank’s charter expired at midnight Tuesday — at least temporarily. Even though the 81-year-old agency has expired, supportive lawmakers may include an amendment... Read More The post 10 Tweets Reacting to Ex-Im Bank’s Expiration appeared first on The Daily Signal

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If there’s one thing the Supreme Court accomplished last Friday (besides unleashing cultural chaos on America), it was ending the liberal media’s charade. Whatever scrap... Read More The post We Must Stop the Media From Silencing Your Voice on Marriage appeared first on The Daily Signal
By a margin of 7-2, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday to remove the state Capitol’s Ten Commandments monument. The state Supreme Court ruled... Read More The post Court Rules to Remove 10 Commandments Statue at Oklahoma State Capitol appeared first on The Daily Signal.
BOONE, Iowa—Wearing cowboy boots and jeans, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal told supporters watching him speak at an Iowa cafe that he will “fight for our... Read More The post Bobby Jindal: ‘Religious Liberty Created the United States of America’ appeared first on The Daily Sig


Retro PC Run Amok

Were the hit television series The Dukes of Hazzard filmed today rather than three decades ago, the authorities constantly chasing the Duke brothers around rural Georgia would not be a crooked county commissioner and a half-wit sheriff.

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30 Jun 2015, 11:01 pm

Have you seen the new Jurassic Park movie, "Jurassic World?"

30 Jun 2015, 11:01 pm

One of the founding cultures of Western Society, where the ancients prized learning independent of ethnic status, where rigorous inquiry flourished in spite of (and because of) the tyranny of the state (think Socrates), Greece has become the face and fallout of big government largesse, welfare state
Back in 2003, the Associated Press gave serious aid and comfort to a vicious campaign against Sen. Rick Santorum over an interview he granted them dealing with the gay rights issue.

The Corner

President Obama, Crony Enabler-In-Chief

On Tuesday — before the Ex-Im Bank’s authorization expired at midnight — President Obama held a press conference today to try to push for its renewal. The president used to call  Ex-Im “corporate welfare,” but now says it is “a critical tool t

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Ex-Im might be on the verge of expiring for now, but they’re still up to their old tricks — this time, stonewalling transparency advocates. Politico Pro recently reported on a pending lawsuit against the bank for “accidently” deleting text messages and other forms
Oh look, Chris Christie is running for president: At 9:30 p.m. on the eve of his Republican presidential campaign kickoff, Gov. Chris Christie announced a change to state firearm policy on an issue that has been riling gun rights activists. The governor also signaled support for loosen
Over at the Washington Examiner, the New York Times attempts to explain to T. Becket Adams why its decision to print a photograph of the Pope-made-out-in-condoms is Really Very Different from its decision not to reprint the Charlie Hebdo cartoons earlier this year. Here’s Phil

Red State

You’ll get gay married and LIKE it, Brian Moylan.

Welcome to bourgeois morality, gay marriage supporters! Sit down! Have a drink! There's only juice & milk! In sippy cups! You'll sound like me soon enough! The post You’ll get gay married and LIKE it, Brian Moylan. appeared first on RedState.

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I’ve been following and writing about this case since it was being considered in the Texas legislature. Now it’s being called “biggest abortion case at the Supreme Court in nearly 25 years.” Last night the Supreme Court temporarily blocked a pro-life Texas law from going i
It has been barely over two months since the National Labor Relations Board enacted its controversial new rules to speed up union recognition elections and, already, union organizers appear thrilled with the progress. Dubbed the NLRB's "ambush-election rules," the new rules went into effect on Apri
To mangle the John D. MacDonald quote: when it comes to the Commies* running Greece George Will is the iceman, and he's going to make one delivery only. This protracted dispute will result in desirable carnage if Greece defaults, thereby becoming a constructively frightening example to all democrac