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18 Apr 2015, 6:01 pm

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Does the GOP need “one tough nerd”?

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Can't what to hear what that means.

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18 Apr 2015, 1:45 pm

(Steven Hayward)I made the horrid mistake of channel-surfing to C-SPAN Senate coverage a couple days ago just in time to catch Sen. Babs “Don’t-Call-Me-Ma’am” Boxer bloviating about some public letter by “very smart people” backing up Obama’s Iran negotiatio

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The American Spectator

Saletan: Republicans Who Prefer Netanyahu Over Obama Aren't Loyal Americans

William Saletan of Slate has written about how several recent polls have shown that Republicans are more supportive of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu than they are of President Obama. In particular, Saletan focuses on a Bloomberg poll which asks respondents to indicat

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I know you were all waiting with bated breath to find out if Gwyneth finished her food stamp challenge after spending her "weekly allowance" of $29 in SNAP funds on the ingredients for guacamole, some eggs and seven - seriously, seven - limes.  Well, I'm sorry to say that poor Gwyneth, sa


17 Apr 2015, 8:40 am

It didn’t take long. Mere days after Marco Rubio announced he would seek the Republican nomination for president with a right-populist message, a Mason-Dixon poll shows him slightly ahead of Jeb Bush in Florida. Rubio’s 31 to 30 Florida lead is within the margin of error. But these numb
Rand Paul has officially entered the ring, battling for the title of 2016 GOP Nominee. Can we see our Kentucky ophthalmologist taking the title? Is there blue grass in his future? A real run for the roses? Or will he fade down the stretch, with only an old-fashioned to offer Southern comfort as he

The Federalist

Despite Gratuity, ‘Game of Thrones’ Still Moralizes Sex

The characters ‘Game of Thrones’ fans support tell us something about the inherent sense of right and wrong even our post-sexual revolution culture attaches to sex.

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In an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal, former Secretary of State James Baker wrote that the current Iran deal is too flawed to be approved..
Britt McHenry's outburst is understandable if you've ever had to deal with tow company extortion.
The abiding challenge for American conservatives is to preserve a self-regulating economy in our self-governing republic. Right now, it’s unclear whether reform conservatives will help.

The Washington Free Beacon

The End of the Republic

Barry Strauss’ The Death of Caesar begins with the triumphant Julius returning to Rome, surrounded by allies and well-wishers—many of whom would eventually take part in the plot to kill him—and then takes the reader on a compelling tour of the events surrounding Caesar’s assa

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has spent over $400,000 studying the satisfaction levels of the first sexual experiences of young gay men. The four-year study, being conducted by Johns Hopkins University, is examining the “meaning and function” of first “penetrative same-s
The federal government’s top labor arbiter may use its regulatory power to force non-union employees in right to work states pay union dues.

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

The Looming Minimum Wage Hike: Stuck on Stupid

We might be inclined to laugh off the national demonstrations calling for a $15/hr minimum wage for burger-flippers, as the suggestion should be received as utterly ridiculous. But stifle your mirth.

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Special factors in the way Hillary Clinton has lived her life, beyond the typical cautiousness of the front runner, make it difficult for her to be present with herself or open to anybody else in a room full of strangers. 


18 Apr 2015, 12:00 am

The dramatic decision by Russian President Vladimir V. Putin to deliver to Iran the S-300 missile system has come as an unwelcome surprise to the White House.
The most famous woman in a pantsuit will say and do just about anything to get elected. 

Heritage Foundation

The Anti-Big Labor Trend the Media Is Missing

Last month Wisconsin made national headlines by becoming the 25th right-to-work state. But there’s another equally significant development in workers’ rights that has largely escaped... Read More The post The Anti-Big Labor Trend the Media Is Missing appeared first on Daily Signal.

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Is your state a leader in innovation? The Consumer Electronics Association, a technology trade association, released its first Innovation Scorecard this week, ranking each state... Read More The post How Innovative is Your State? This Scorecard Tells You. appeared first on Daily Signal.
Check this: In a brazen move, the People’s Republic of China is now building “islands” in the South China Sea to bolster its position against... Read More The post Why Is China Building Artificial Islands? appeared first on Daily Signal.
With the “historic” clasp of hands in Panama City, Panama last week with Raul Castro, President Obama took the next fateful step toward normalizing relations... Read More The post Why Obama Cozying Up to Castro’s Cuba Will Backfire appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

You Blew It! Worst Airport in the Country?

I had the misfortune of spending time in Dallas this past weekend, which meant flying in and out of the infamous Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Can you imagine an airport bigger than the size of Manhattan? Yes, its true 27 acres.

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This was the horrible week in which millions of Americans paid their taxes to the ever increasing and intrusive federal government.
After I write a column that rips Barack Obama up one side and down the other, talks about our debt or the fact that we essentially dont have borders any more, there are usually conservatives who show up in the comments section or email me something like, I agree with you 110%, but whats the solution
The central banks dont like that cash makes it hard to cut rates to below zero. 0% is pretty much as far as they can go (though there are exceptions such as in Denmark.)

The Corner

Technocrat JEB: Mandate Advance Directives for Medicare

Ever the technocrat, JEB Bush proposes that all Medicare recipients be required to fill out an advance directive. From the NYT story: Jeb Bush, defending his efforts to keep alive Terri Schiavo, a brain-damaged woman, when he was governor of Florida, suggested on Friday that patients on Medicare

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1. Christians drowned for being Christian. 2. 15 Cardinal George links.  3. ISIS claims blast near U.S. Consulate in Iraq 4.  #Iraq: unbelievable photos coming out of #Anbar province as #Daesh advances on the capital, the exodus of #Ramadi…. pic.twitter.com/PdO1
Harvard is a pretty liberal law school. I’m not expecting that most of the students are going to agree with me. But if I can at least show that there is a rational argument — that there are good reasons on both sides of this debate – that I consider to be a victory. That&r


17 Apr 2015, 3:47 pm

FOR MARIA SHARAPOVA Harder, harder, harder — slam the ball Down through the claws of those opposing hands. The prince and duchess, present in the stands, Will soon invite you into Anmer Hall. They recognize — the winner takes it all. Theirs is a court where one no more commands T

Red State

Hal Heiner for Governor of Kentucky

In the race for Governor of Kentucky, I have contributed $250.00 to Hal Heiner's campaign and support him for Governor. I do not know him. I know some people around him. But I have been paying close attention to Heiner, his positions, and the state of the race. Heiner already has a 14 point lead. H

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Gary Hart actually thinks that more free speech is bad. Thank God he imploded back then, huh? The post Why I stopped reading Gary Hart’s piece on oligarchy. appeared first on RedState.


18 Apr 2015, 11:00 am

Louisiana is currently in the process of enhancing religious liberty in the state, with the full backing of Governor Bobby Jindal. House Bill 707 by Representative Mike Johnson. IBM, which has been doing some growing in Louisiana, sent a letter to legislative leaders and Jindal opposing the bill. I
As we all should know by now, the official government of Yemen fell earlier this year. Among those caught in the chaos that has ensued are a number of American citizens living in the country. The United States has evacuated its troops stationed at an air base in the country, but the fate of those n
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