Video: Army Medal of Honor recipient breaks gavel at New York Stock Exchange

23 Jul 2014, 8:21 pm

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Three women, two of them living in the United States, were arrested in their homes Wednesday and charged with raising money for the terrorist group al Shabaab. Muna Osman Jama, 34, from Reston, Virginia and Hinda Osman Dhirane, 44, of Kent, Washington, are accused of coordinating a network of women

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The American Spectator

Ron Paul: The New Old Joe Kennedy

The legend that is John F. Kennedy today, the martyred youthful president who is perpetually popular in polls rating the “greatness” of presidents, has left out a number of facts.  But one of those facts has resurfaced with the news that former congressman Ron Paul, father of Kentu

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The cause of religious liberty galvanizes Americans of faith, yet America's foreign policy has ignored religion to the point of harming her interests and moderate allies in the Middle East. "America is really, by virtue of its foreign policy, distanced from our natural allies," Andrew Doran, o

23 Jul 2014, 8:45 am

Feature of the Day: Myths and Misreporting About Malaysia Airlines Flight 17   Morning Headlines   Domestic                                                    
John Kerry has made a surprise visit to Jerusalem to negotiate a cease-fire between Gaza and Israel, but since the conflict thus far has served only to unify Gazans and Israelis alike in mutual dislike, a more creative solution will be needed. There is a certain appeal to this image of Kerry flying

The Federalist

Explaining Abortion Regulations, Voxification-Style

Other than the errors in year and content, and the lack of context or balance, the rest of Vox's abortion story looks about right.

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Rising prices and stagnant wages are a bad combination. Why are so many analysts pretending that it's no big deal?
Gavin Newsom has some good ideas about local governance which he can never put into practice.
Part 2 of a series: Government control of our most intimate decisions depends on many of us refusing to make those decisions wisely ourselves.

The Washington Free Beacon

Two Women Living in U.S. Charged with Terrorism

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A group of senators unveiled new legislation late Wednesday that would force President Barack Obama to go to Congress for approval on any potential nuclear deal with Iran and that would bar the White House from granting any further extension in the talks, according to Senate sources familiar with th

Big Government

Tea Party’s Joe Carr Looks to Ride Anti-Amnesty ‘Wave’ Past Lamar Alexander

Joe Carr remembers exactly where he was when he found out that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his race to the largely unknown political upstart David Brat.  As he finished up a meeting with a group of about 75 Tea Party supporters in Obion County, someone waved a smartphone and announc

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HOUSTON, Texas—The White House sent a team to Texas to determine if the deployment of the National Guard to the border will be helpful in dealing with the on-going border crisis in South Texas. The move comes at the end of President Obama’s western fund raising tour and two days after
The Los Angeles Police Department has put out a strong warning for residents that there will be severe traffic congestion in several Los Angeles neighborhoods as a result of a two-day fundraising jaunt by President Obama. The LAPD warning includes street closures and detours on Wednesday in the H
The Latino population in Santa Cruz County, California has significantly less incidence of whooping cough, and is more likely to vaccinate against the infection compared with other population groups.  California declared a whooping cough "epidemic" last month; so far, the state has recorded 5

American Thinker

Education: Schools for Sabotage

Our current education system is like taking novice skiers up on the black-diamond slopes...which would make perfect sense if you were trying to kill kids.

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What would Fluke see in a Rorschach test?
This year’s conference of Christians United for Israel brought thousands to the nation’s capital.
Which of the three branches of our federal government started the wholesale corruption of our Constitution?

Heritage Foundation

Newt Gingrich: ‘Absolutely’ Send Undocumented Children Home

The United States should “absolutely” send undocumented children back home, said Newt Gingrich in an exclusive interview with The Daily Signal. Accusing the Obama administration... Read More The post Newt Gingrich: ‘Absolutely’ Send Undocumented Children Home appeared first

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House Speaker John Boehner’s Border Crisis Working Group released Wednesday its recommendations on what should be done on the border crisis. The group, which is... Read More The post What’s Right and What’s Wrong About Republicans’ New Border Crisis Policy Proposal appeared
The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ultimatum that Christians leave Mosul to avoid purge expired Friday at noon, driving a reported 2,000 Assyrian families... Read More The post ISIS Continues to Force Christians Out of Iraq appeared first on Daily Signal.
Tuesday’s D.C. Circuit and Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals rulings raise new doubts over the future of Obamacare. At the heart of these conflicting decisions... Read More The post The Obamacare Employer Mandate Could Die in Some States appeared first on Daily Signal.

The Threat to the Scientific Method that Explains the Spate of Fraudulent Science Publications

The problem is in thinking that science is “the basis for knowledge.” It isn’t. It never has been. It never can be.

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Bob Eschliman is a Christian. He’s also a veteran news editor. And when he decided to write a column on his personal blog objecting to a gay-friendly version of the Bible, Bob was unceremoniously marched out of the Newton Daily News and shoved out the front door.
The corporate inversions just keep on coming, and the White House and its allies are calling them unpatriotic. But it's a funny sort of "patriotism" that insists American businesses put the Treasury's insatiable appetite for revenue ahead of the best interests of their customers, shareholders, and e
This could be a terrifying tale right out of the Book of Meat Science Fiction, only this one isn't fiction.

The Corner

Krauthammer’s Take: U.N. Statement on Missing Rockets Illustrates Corruption

Charles Krauthammer commented on a recently released statement from the Secretary-General regarding missing rockets placed in a U.N. school in Gaza. The statement shows how “corrupt and corrupted” the U.N. is, Krauthammer said to Brett Baier on Wednesday evening’s Special Report

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23 Jul 2014, 6:11 pm

I read somewhere that, nearly a century after the Russian civil war, the ascendancy of Vladimir Putin ought to be seen as representing the final victory of the Whites over the Reds. It’s an interesting notion—there’s something to it—and reading this passage from&nb

23 Jul 2014, 5:11 pm

Democratic operatives are already circling the wagons around Senator John Walsh (D., Mont.) following a report that he plagiarized his master’s thesis, reminding voters of his military service while on tour in Iraq. I think it is fair &appropriate to respectfully note John Walsh&r

23 Jul 2014, 4:49 pm

The New York Times describes Cardinal Timothy Dolan as being “furious” when he wrote this blog post about the situation at our borders. I hope readers don’t take their characterization without reading the post for themselves. In a blog post titled “The Dignity of the Human

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.