Florida mom charged with felony child neglect for … letting her son walk to the park alone

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Moscow violated a key strategic nuclear arms accord by developing a ground-launched cruise missile banned under the 1987 agreement, according to the State Department.

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Becket Adams Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton decided this week to weigh in on the controversy surrounding the Washington Redskins' supposedly “offensive” team name. Because this is what America needs right now. "I think it is insensitive, and I think that there is no reason f

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Sean Higgins In a major victory for Big Labor, the National Labor Relations Board ruled against McDonald's Corp. washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential

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The American Spectator

An Update on Ukraine

It was Soviet civilization, but it was still civilization. Eastern Ukraine does not even have that anymore as the civil war between the Kiev-based government and pro-Russian separatists has caused the remnants of law and order to crumble. The government has gained a foothold in the separatist-contr

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John Kerry's most recent trip to the Middle East earned him such discouraging reviews in the local papers, not to mention receptions from Israeli politicians, that American officials have made their diplomatic displeasure known—diplomatically, of course. Kerry spent last weekend in Cairo nego
President Obama affirmed his belief, in a press conference this afternoon, that Russia holds the keys to future peace in Eastern Ukraine. He announced plans to follow through on promises of further sanctions against Russia, saying that he and the EU were coordinating an attack on key sectors of the
As the executive branch continues to grow and issue orders that sound more like edicts, bypassing Congress in the process, many on the right are growing frustrated. Some have compared President Obama to a dictator. As the frustration increased, so did rumors of the threat of impeachment, stirred by

The Federalist

QUIZ: Parody Or Actual Salon.com Article?

Is this a real Salon.com article or just a parody? Take the quiz to find out. Spotting the real crazy is harder than you think.

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The primary reason to fight against big government is that its final destination is death. As in, murder. At some point, someone’s got to say it.
The level of distrust for the validity of CBO's estimates is growing, and their latest step to game the accounting on Obamacare's ramifications is amazing.
Mixed news with this edition, as Republicans have weakened in North Carolina, strengthened in Iowa’s open seat, and we introduce a new senate elections graphic.

The Washington Free Beacon

Russia Violates Intermediate Nuclear Missile Treaty

Moscow violated a key strategic nuclear arms accord by developing a ground-launched cruise missile banned under the 1987 agreement, according to the State Department.

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A $595 million terror prevention program aimed at shoring up the nation’s high-risk chemical facilities is riddled with problems, an investigation by the U.S. Senate Homeland Security Committee found.


29 Jul 2014, 2:35 pm

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has collected “at least $650,000 in campaign contributions from recipients of tax credits to redevelop industrial sites during the past four years,” a Bloomberg News report reveals. In an ostensible pay-to-play scheme, Gov. Cuomo received the contributions from

Big Government

AP Poll: Nearly 90% Believe Illegal Immigration Serious Problem; Majority Want Expedited Deportations

Nearly nine in ten Americans feel that illegal immigration is a serious problem facing the country, and a majority want illegal immigrants to be deported more quickly, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. The survey found that 67% of respondents felt that illegal immigration was an "extreme

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Some time this week, 27-year-old Meriam Ibrahim is expected to arrive among relatives in Manchester, New Hampshire.  She made international news for being sentenced to death in Sudan for her Christian faith, but she was able to get to Rome on July 24 and will be in Manchester soon. According
Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) said in a statement Tuesday that House Speaker John Boehner’s border crisis working group’s legislation is a “surrender” to a “lawless president.” “The Obama Administration has openly dec
On Tuesday, Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) suggested that Border Patrol agents were torturing illegal immigrants by making detention centers too cold during the summer. At a Congressional Progressive Caucus hearing on the border crisis, Schakowsky said she recently visited a detention center in Illin

American Thinker

Do Corporations Rule America?

How do you begin to persuade a rank-and-file American that business is their friend and government is their enemy?

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For the first time in history, the U.S. is getting poorer.
The Daily Kos stumbles over its own two feet regarding climate change.
Serious nations need clear-thinking, mature, down-to-earth leaders. Somehow America and Russia have blundered into extremely risky leaders who can’t think straight.

Heritage Foundation

Obama Administration Halts Export-Import Bank Deals With Russia

The Export-Import Bank announced today it would halt all financing deals with Russia and Russian companies. The Department of Treasury notified House Financial Services Chairman... Read More The post Obama Administration Halts Export-Import Bank Deals With Russia appeared first on Daily Signal.

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An Export-Import Bank official who was fired on suspicion of taking cash in exchange for helping a Florida company obtain financing cited his Fifth Amendment... Read More The post Fired Export-Import Bank Official Pleads the Fifth at Hearing on Corruption, Fraud appeared first on Daily Signal.
Can people respect each other and treat one another civilly even while disagreeing about marriage? No, according to New York Times domestic correspondent Josh Barro.... Read More The post My Exchange with Two New York Times Writers on Marriage Equality and Civility appeared first on Daily Signal.
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analyzed several different payroll tax proposals to shore up Social Security’s finances, and the results are not very appealing. The... Read More The post Can Higher Payroll Taxes Fix Social Security? appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

American Voices

?Barack Obama's foreign policy disasters are about what one might expect from a leftist community organizer elected to be leader of the free world.

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You know you’ve hit a sore spot when the Left starts screeching.


28 Jul 2014, 11:01 pm

Companies are fleeing abroad with capital, even as politicians point the finger of blame at institutions; institutions mind you that have a legal responsibility for profitability even if politicians believe themselves to have no legal responsibility at all.
As rockets continue to rain down on Israeli communities and Israeli troops act to quell the onslaught, I will be boarding a plane bound for the Jewish state to see with my own eyes exactly what is taking place.

The Corner

Jeff Sessions: House Border Bill Is a 'Surrender to a Lawless President

Senator Jeff Sessions (R., Ariz.) denounced the House Republican border bill as a “surrender to a lawless president” because the legislation does not include any language to prevent President Obama from expanding his unilateral legalization of illegal immigrants. Here’s the state

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Well, this was predictable. Per Talking Points Memo: Roger Pielke Jr. said Monday that he left FiveThirtyEight, ending a short-lived but turbulent stint with the site launched by Nate Silver earlier this year. Pielke, a professor of environmental studies at the University of Colorado, told&nbs
National Review is seeking an assistant to the editor to work in our New York office. Must be organized, detail-oriented, interested in politics, calm under pressure, and friendly. Key responsibilities and duties include: Handling scheduling and travel arrangements Light research, fact-check
House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) accused Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) of making a “deceitful and cynical attempt to derail” the House Republicans border crisis package by suggested Democrats would add the Gang of Eight comprehensive immigration legislation to the Ho

Red State

2006 and the GOP’s attempt to flog impeachment as a base-motivation issue.

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! The post 2006 and the GOP’s attempt to flog impeachment as a base-motivation issue. appeared first on RedState.

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A new CBS/NYT poll has been released which is thus far the most exhaustive simultaneous battleground poll that has been taken this election season. It shows Republicans holding all their “close” seats, with McConnell leading Grimes 50-46 and Perdue leading Nunn 50-44. Obviously, these r
July has been a strange month politically. With virtually no primaries scheduled, we have been left with watching the debate over whether or not to begin impeachment proceedings for President Obama, lamenting over what to do with the current influx of illegal immigrants on the border, rooting for I
It has been well documented that Hamas, a recognized terrorist organization, has been intentionally firing thousands of rockets at Israeli civilians while using Palestinian civilians as human shields, basing their attacks in hospitals, and hiding their rockets in schools. Despite these grave war c
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