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6 Mar 2015, 10:21 am

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The State Department may have ignored or rejected a request made in 2012 under the Freedom of Information Act by the watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) seeking Hillary Clinton’s email addresses, according to a Daily Caller report on Thursday.

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The term “shock poll” is thrown around so often that it has lost its meaning. It has become more commonly ...

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The American Spectator

Some Conservatives Playing Too Close to the Sun?

P.T. Barnum said there was a sucker born every minute. There would have to be to satisfy all the hustlers out there. And this was before the alternative fuels dodge. As the late Mr. Rogers might have put it. Can you spell S-O-L-Y-N-D-R-A? A gaudy amount of money, most in the form of government subs

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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus this week announced plans to phase out elephants due to the complaints of animal-rights activists regarding the well-being of the beasts. Acrobats flipping thirty feet above the hard ground sans net and lion tamers kissing the king of the jungle on the
Supporters of the “Affordable Care Act” have been rather glum of late. Since the Supreme Court agreed to hear King v. Burwell, a lawsuit that challenges the Obama administration’s decision to funnel insurance subsidies through federal exchanges established in the 36 states that re
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus this week announced plans to phase out elephants due to the complaints of animal-rights activists regarding the well-being of the beasts. Acrobats flipping thirty feet above the hard ground sans net and lion tamers kissing the king of the jungle on the

The Federalist

Here’s What The Unemployment Rate Looks Like If You Add Back Labor Force Dropouts

If you take labor force dropouts into account, the U.S. unemployment rate picture is a lot uglier than it appears.

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The left thinks it has neutralized the Brian Williams scandal by discovering that Bill O'Reilly lied, too. It's not going to have the effect they think.
Hillary Clinton used a personal email address housed on her own server to conduct all business while Secretary of State. So why are we talking about the GOP?
We need some more information before we can really say the Ferguson, Missouri police department is racist.

The Washington Free Beacon

White House Tweets Attack on Bibi Using Noted Plagiarist

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Three students have filed a lawsuit against Dixie State University claiming their First Amendment rights were violated when flyers they made promoting their student club were censored by school officials.
After a second grader complained to First Lady Michelle Obama that she “ruined” Taco Tuesday with her healthy lunch rules, Trip Klibert has accepted the White House’s consolation: Bo and Sunny trading cards and a note from Mrs. Obama that said you’ll get used to it.
An Army appeals court has ruled that the military may not refer to Private Bradley Manning as a man.

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

Dealing With the Iranian Death Cult

The historical record contains plenty of harsh lessons on the power of national death cults. 

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What enhanced audio reveals.

6 Mar 2015, 12:00 am

Irrespective of personal relations between the political leaders, and the animus resulting from a crisis that escalated from a minor issue of protocol, Netanyahu’s speech must be considered seriously by the U.S. administration. 

6 Mar 2015, 12:00 am

Does Hillary really understand that this smoldering scandal is not like the others, that 2015 is not the heyday of the 1990s? 

Heritage Foundation

After Speaking Honestly About His Religious Views, Baseball Player Instructed to Only Talk Sports

Baseball player Daniel Murphy thinks it’s wrong to practice a gay “lifestyle.” Now he’s no longer allowed to talk about his religious beliefs. Why is... Read More The post After Speaking Honestly About His Religious Views, Baseball Player Instructed to Only Talk Sports appea

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ employment report found robust economic growth continued in February. Employers added 295,000 net new jobs while unemployment dropped to 5.5... Read More The post In February, Jobs Added and Unemployment Rate Dropped appeared first on Daily Signal.
Indian Prime Minister Modi has received praise at home and abroad for a speech he gave on February 17 that took a firm stand against... Read More The post Positive Response to Indian Leader Modi’s Speech on Religious Freedom appeared first on Daily Signal.
Days after President Obama delivered his Nov. 20 speech outlining executive actions on immigration, conservatives pressed Republican leaders to wage a fight while the issue... Read More The post ‘A Strategy Doomed to Failure’: Conservatives Fault GOP Leadership After Homeland Security F

No Wishy-Washy Candidates, Please

As the nation moves towards yet another long, drawn out election season to prepare for the 2016 Presidential elections, frontrunners are thrown into a harsh national spotlight where everything they say will be endlessly scrutinized and every move they make recorded and quickly dispersed through soci

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Unlike so many of his skits in the U.S., however, OBriens humor in Cuba was never at the expense of politicians.
A government crackdown on churches has Christians in Lake Worth, Fla., wondering if they live in the United States or the former Soviet Union.
It has become conventional wisdom that Republicans are blessed with a talented crowd of potential candidates this cycle. Fine. But here's my case for why only one of them is likely to win the general election.

The Corner

Malanga: Christie 'Underestimated' Work Needed to Reform NJ

City Journal editor Steve Malanga said New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s less-than-stellar gubernatorial record might not be enough to help his probable push for the Republican nomination in 2016, claiming the governor “underestimated” how much work it’d take to reform

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6 Mar 2015, 10:03 am

Withering Slights is in the house, fresh from the printer. Get your curmudgeon on with this new collection of Miss King’s beloved NR column, “The Bent Pin.” Order yours today, at the NR Store, here.
MSNBC’s Morning Joe hosts said they’ve rejected repeated offers from close allies of Hillary Clinton to explain her private email account and server, saying the possible presidential candidate should explain herself and not rely on “hacks.” Hillary’s half-heart
My post on why Lee-Rubio matters focused not on the substance of the proposal, but rather on the basic political bargain behind it and on how it contrasts with other tax reform proposals that have been embraced on the ideological right. Though I briefly touched on some of its potential politica

Red State

Democrats vow to protect Boehner

Has this ever happened before in the history of the House of Representatives? A profoundly ineffective Speaker, a Speaker so weak that he has to depend on Democrat votes to pass legislation, is given assurances by the opposition party that they will protect him against his own caucus? Via The Hill:

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Right to work will be established in Wisconsin next week. The post Breaking: Right to Work has passed in Wisconsin. appeared first on RedState.
On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the February jobs report, the story told by the raw numbers and Apple replacing AT&T in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The post Big February Jobs Report and Apple is Added to the Dow appeared fi
The liberals, anarchists, and socialists are all telling us how Obama’s new Internet regulation plan is such a great idea. They say we need to trust government bureaucrats to keep us better off, making the Internet more like the DMV, instead of managed by corporations which are evil because t