John Thune Rips Obama’s Feckless Foreign Policy

31 Jul 2014, 10:20 pm

(John Hinderaker)Hosting the Laura Ingraham show for the last two mornings, I had the great privilege of interviewing three of the people in public life whom I respect the most: Jeff Sessions, John Thune and Marco Rubio. I posted my interview with Rubio here. Sessions will be coming soon. And this i

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31 Jul 2014, 9:41 pm

Disarray.

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Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) spoke in favor of passing strong sanctions against Venezuela Thursday night, discussing the human rights violations done there by the socialist regime of Nicolas Maduro. Protests against Venezuela’s “economic chaos,” the Washington Post report

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Today?

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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

Rubio Calls for Sanctions Against Venezuela

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

Big Government

QB Controversy Already Brewing in Cleveland

The Browns say that quarterbacks Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer are equal. So why is Hoyer taking all the snaps with the first team? "I don't think one's any further in front than the other,'' Browns offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan tells Cleveland.com's Mary Kay Cabot. "Thursday after the fif

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Columnist and political commentator Ann Coulter declared that the United States needs a leader like Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to secure the border on the Thursday broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity.”  “I wish we could have Netanyahu as our pre
Some Catholic bishops have recently suggested that granting amnesty to illegal immigrant children from Central America is consistent with “pro-life” Catholic teachings. As reported in National Catholic Register, Bishop David Zubik of Pittsburgh said that providing for the needs of
Let me get the two bad things about "Guardians of the Galaxy" out of the way right up front: 1. Marvel desperately needs to create some new plots for its films.  They're basically Mad Libs at this point: [Hero] must stop [villain] before he gets his hands on [powerful artifact] and uses it to

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

Split on Border Spending Bill Prompts Republicans to Delay Recess

On their last scheduled day in session before leaving for August recess, House Republican leaders pulled legislation to address the border crisis after conservatives criticized... Read More The post Split on Border Spending Bill Prompts Republicans to Delay Recess appeared first on Daily Signal.

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As lawmakers prepared to head home from Washington for the long August recess, one ambitious organization sent them packing with a blueprint for delivering conservative... Read More The post Heritage Action Offers Bipartisan ‘Opportunity’ Agenda as Recess Reading appeared first on Daily
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.
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.

Townhall.com

American Grocery Bills Resemble Life in "The Hunger Games"

?President Obama has taken to having sit down lunches with people who write him letters. I wonder if I could get a free burger from POTUS if I wrote him a heartfelt letter about my “too damn high” grocery bills. A free burger certainly would not come amiss in times such as these.

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Here’s my memo to the Tea Party: If you are going to fight the establishment, they are going to fight back. If you don’t expect to mount an adequate defense of your candidate, then don’t pick the fight to begin with
Have we arrived at the point in our nation that a Democratic president and powerful members of his administration can act as lawlessly as they choose without any significant objection or protest from the Democratic Party, the liberal media and Democratic voters?
The front pages across the world tell an old and familiar story. Hatred of the Jews is back. The sons and daughters of Abraham enjoyed a brief respite from an ancient hatred, but it was only an intermission. The old story never ends.

The Corner

The Border Bill, Cont.

Negotiations are ongoing on the border bill, with immigration hawks attempting to tighten up the asylum language and get the DACA provision back to the Cruz version without what they consider the loopholes of the current version. Word is that the leadership is just four votes short, but that could

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It’s “incomprehensible” that House Republicans can’t get their act together and pass an immigration bill, Charles Krauthammer said on Thursday’s Special Report. What the Republicans should do is very simple, he said: “Anybody who enters illegally through the M
The Center for Immigration Studies has released an analysis of the House leadership’s border bill that says the bill’s border security provisions are actually a “Trojan Horse permitting unaccompanied minors to ask for adjustment of status to lawful permanent residence.” &ld
House Republicans who don’t want to vote for a border package that includes legislative language targeting President Obama’s executive orders were pretty candid about their reasons during a special conference meeting Thursday afternoon. “I think there’s some members who don

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.
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