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Sen. Mark Begich (D., Alaska) is fundraising on his desire to put an end to gender pay inequality, but women currently working in his senate office are making just 71 cents for each dollar paid to men.

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Becket Adams On Tuesday, less than 24 hours after a federal appeals court announced its 2-1 Halbig v. Burwell ruling, declaring subsidies on federal health insurance exchanges illegal, left-wing journalism was reduced momentarily to a simpering heap of comical hand-wringing. We say “momentari

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Becket Adams As President Obama's fundraising blitz steams ahead with no sign of slowing down or letting up, his allies in the press and Congress grow increasingly anxious. And now on the list of people who think the president's fundraising addiction is starting to harm his public Image is Huffingt

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The American Spectator

Planned Parenthood Tells Young Girl to Experiment With Getting 'Spanked, Whipped, or Hit'

Whenever conservatives talk about defunding Planned Parenthood, the left points out that the women's "health" business also provides a number of important services other than abortions. Pro-life group Live Action recently released a video that showed a Planned Parenthood employee providing one of t

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24 Jul 2014, 8:27 am

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The news has been filled with their stories—children just seven or nine or eleven years old, on their own, faced with the impossible, braving death under a hot sun, with nothing but their wits to tell them when to roll down the window. You thought I was talking about the child migrants? No, I
Former Chief of Staff for the congressional Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT), Edward Kleinbard, writing in the Wall Street Journal, argues that “tax inversions must be stopped now.” Kleinbard may understand taxes but like so many on the left has a weak grasp on economics and on the pro

The Federalist

Vin Scully And The Soul Of The Crowd

Legendary Los Angeles Dodgers announcer Vin Scully may be a celebrity, but it seems he has always wanted to be a part of us.

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Cult group uses "baptism" water ceremony to indoctrinate children
We need less of the bear prowling around with donors and props and more of the bear listening to the concerns of Americans who are disappointed with him.
Are educators worth more money? Let’s free them from union constraints and find out

The Washington Free Beacon

Begich Fundraises on Equal Pay, Pays Women Staffers 71 Cents on Dollar

Sen. Mark Begich (D., Alaska) is fundraising on his desire to put an end to gender pay inequality, but women currently working in his senate office are making just 71 cents for each dollar paid to men.

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The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to grant a waiver to provide favorable status in wireless auctions to an Obama donor is “as unlawful as it is absurd,” FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai said Wednesday.
Eighteen out of 20 illegal immigrant children failed to appear in court for their immigration hearings in Texas on Tuesday, Dallas News reported.

Big Government

Honduran President Blames United States Immigration Debate For Border Crisis

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez criticized United States lawmakers for creating "ambiguity" over the border laws during the fight for immigration reform. "It is a matter that arises, we believe, from the lack of clarity … the ambiguity .. that has become the hallmark of the poli

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House Speaker John Boehner accused President Obama of flip-flopping on the border crisis and of being AWOL on the issue. Boehner explained that he continues to discuss the issue with House members, but that it wasn’t helping that the White House was sending uncertain messages on changing th

24 Jul 2014, 11:45 am

There is no going back for Los Angeles Dodgers hitting coach Mark McGwire. He is done with former “Bash Brother” Jose Canseco. McGwire told on Wednesday, "It's too late. I don't care to ever speak to him again.... What he did was wrong.... I can care less what he doe
Norway has begun rapidly increasing security after intelligence indicated an "imminent" threat from Islamic militants from Syria. According to BBC News, Intelligence chief Benedicte Bjoernland issued a "national security alert" based on "reliable information" regarding a threat she described as "n

American Thinker

We Sent Back Elian

No compunction about expelling a child back to horrible conditions in the case of Elian Gonzales.

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Imagine if Afghanistan weren’t in Afghanistan. Imagine if it was on your front porch.
Are American businesses supposed to lie down and play dead while the Obama administration strips them of their profits, places them at a disadvantage to foreign competitors, and drives them into bankruptcy?

24 Jul 2014, 12:00 am

The term "refugee" has a specific definition.  It does not apply to the sometimes 24-year-old, sometimes accompanied "unaccompanied minors" at our southern border.

Heritage Foundation

Iran: Don’t Forget About the Missiles

On Tuesday, Senators Kelly Ayotte (R–NH) and Marco Rubio (R–FL) sent a letter urging President Obama to include restrictions on Iran’s long-range missile program during... Read More The post Iran: Don’t Forget About the Missiles appeared first on Daily Signal.

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Serious fires are burning around the world and President Obama is playing golf, fundraising and issuing unnecessary executive orders regarding sexual orientation and gender identity.... Read More The post Our President Is Missing in Action appeared first on Daily Signal.
Robert Marmet knew he was supposed to inspect Martha Boneta’s farm, but he didn’t know exactly what for. He knew there were limits on what... Read More The post Does Green Group Cross the Line With Inspection at Virginia Farm? appeared first on Daily Signal.
Last October, China debuted the Shanghai free trade zone (FTZ). Chinese officials hoped to attract foreign investment into Shanghai’s Pudong district with a free flow... Read More The post China: Free Trade Zone Fumbles Reform appeared first on Daily Signal.

Exclusive: Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist Designation Bill To Be Introduced

A bill will be introduced in the House of Representatives, this afternoon, to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization.

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24 Jul 2014, 10:40 am

During the Senate hearings into what had already become known as "Watergate," the leading Republican on the panel, Sen. Howard Baker of Tennessee asked of witnesses "What did the President know and when did he know it?"
When president Obama announced last week that he would be imposing of a new round of sanctions on Russia, he made sure to stress that the package was designed to inflict “maximum” damage on Russia, “while limiting any spillover effects on American companies.”

23 Jul 2014, 11:01 pm

Wherever we look today—from the Fertile Crescent in the Middle East to the post-Cold War frontier in Ukraine to the South China Sea to our border with Mexico— our world appears to be falling apart.

The Corner

Why Cash Welfare Allowances Won't Bring Down the Abortion Rate

Earlier this month, Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig wrote a piece for The American Conservative making the case that pro-lifers should focus their policy efforts on improving the economic circumstances of women facing crisis pregnancies. She specifically recommends a no-strings-attached cash allowance for

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A cautionary tale to hosts who make use of the temporary-rental site Airbnb: It may be good to keep a lawyer on retainer. Cory Tschogl, 39, had to hire a lawyer when the guest at her Palm Springs condo refused to leave at the end of his 44-day contract. Her attorney informed her that under Californ
A Virginia Tech professor recently compared Israel to the Sunni radical group ISIS. English professor Steven Salaita tweeted Tuesday: #Israel and #ISIS are but two prongs of the same violent ethnonationalism. — Steven Salaita (@stevesalaita) July 22, 2014   Salaita continued to ex

24 Jul 2014, 10:58 am

What appears to be a rather horrifically botched execution in Arizona should give additional pause to those (me included) who continue to support the death penalty. This and other significant problems with lethal injection — including the growing evidence that it probably isn’t anywhere

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 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.