Amnesty International Should Listen to Mrs. Arafat

18 Dec 2014, 12:00 am

Amnesty International has issued a report that ignores or minimizes the provocative militancy of the terrorist group Hamas in its continual and persisting attacks on the State of Israel and its citizens.

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Politics before principle, whether it's "torture" or a serial killer on the loose.

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Families are lining up to tell their stories of how racist cops killed their children For No Reason Whatsoever.

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18 Dec 2014, 12:00 am

What have we gained from President Obama’s “Soft Power”? What has Iran done but pocket the concessions and continue on its path toward a nuclear weapon?

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The American Spectator

EU Court Removes Hamas from Terrorism List - UPDATED

An EU Court has ruled that Hamas should be removed from its list of designated terrorist organizations. The EU insists it is a technical matter and that in order for an organization to be classified as a terrorist entity, it had to be based on on Hamas' actions rather than "factual imputations

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With the release of Alan Gross in exchange for three Cuban spies, President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro are set to begin normalizing relations between the U.S. and Cuba in a joint press conference later today. Presumably this means the embargo will be lifted if not immediately, then incre
When I saw the trailer for The Interview, I told my roommate Christopher Kain, "Boy, this looks really stupid." I had absolutely no desire to see this movie at all. I can't stand Seth Rogen. He's almost as annoying and unfunny as Will Ferrell. But now that Sony has cancelled its Christmas
The deal brokered to put an end to the US embargo against Cuba and "normalize" diplomatic relations is, at best, controversial. No one can tell for sure who will profit from it, why it was done, why it was done now, and how long it will be before we can aggressively import cigars and classic a

The Federalist

The Response To North Korea’s Attack On Hollywood Is Disastrous And Cowardly

If North Korea just committed the most successful terrorist attack on the United States since 9/11, why are our politicians so silent about it?

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We cannot hope to have cheap, accessible health care unless we stop using health insurance as an automatic co-pay for every medical procedure possible.
A review of ‘Dragon Age: Inquisition’ from BioWare gets the video game, and popular culture in general, all wrong.
What do a free people do when a thug says they can’t watch a terrible movie? They go and watch 'The Interview.'

The Washington Free Beacon

Chris Matthews: ‘We Were Rooting For Castro’ Before He Turned Red

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President Barack Obama announced on Wednesday that the United States would reestablish diplomatic relations with Cuba, a country whose Communist government has been condemned for half a century’s worth of gross human rights violations.

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

Doing Stupid Things with Iran

What have we gained from President Obama’s “Soft Power”? What has Iran done but pocket the concessions and continue on its path toward a nuclear weapon?

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Families are lining up to tell their stories of how racist cops killed their children For No Reason Whatsoever.
All things being equal, having a Hispanic on the ticket appears to be the GOP's best hope, and Governor Brian Sandoval appears to be the best Hispanic choice.
If Hillary Rodham Clinton effuses that “new car smell” it could only come from a cosmetic transplant, a heavy-duty truck Glider Kit.

Heritage Foundation

Here’s a Glimpse of NASA’s $349 Million ‘Mothballed’ Tower

Washington is routinely accused of spending you tax dollars frivolously, but $349 million toward a project that may never be used? “All you’ve done is... Read More The post Here’s a Glimpse of NASA’s $349 Million ‘Mothballed’ Tower appeared first on Daily Signal.

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According to a recent Justice Department study, 80 percent of sexual assaults against college students are never reported. The report also found slightly higher rates... Read More The post Why Do 80% of College Sexual Assaults Never Get Reported? appeared first on Daily Signal.
Elizabeth Blaine, a 10-year-old from New Jersey, doesn’t like Common Core. Why? “Because it stinks,” the fourth-grader told school board members Monday night in Montclair,... Read More The post Watch This 10-Year-Old Explain Common Core to Her School Board: ‘It Stinks’
In his first-ever media interview, the military chaplain who was punished for making references to the Bible during a suicide-prevention seminar last month says he... Read More The post Punished for Referencing Bible, Military Chaplain Tells His Side of the Story appeared first on Daily Signal.

Some Advice and a Job Request For the Jeb Bush 2016 Campaign Team

Understanding the current political appetite of the country and the major issues that are of significant import to Americans, these are the key items Ill suggest he repeatedly emphasize in an effort to get hired by his team:

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17 Dec 2014, 11:01 pm

You're a modest person, I know, but you have to admit -- there is one thing that you do better than anyone else. That's doing nothing.

17 Dec 2014, 11:01 pm

WASHINGTON -- Will Rogers, the late American humorist and corn-pone philosopher, once said, "All I know is what I read in the papers."
Were going to review two separate pieces of information, one about whether young people want to work for the federal government and another about an online poll about gun control that backfired. And both are somewhat encouraging, albeit not very scientific.

The Corner

The Embargo

I think reasonable people can disagree about it. I’ve been back and forth about it myself, but have been persuaded by arguments like this one that the benefits of increased trade go straight to government monopolies. Also, it obviously makes little sense to loosen restrictions while getting n

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Conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer lamented the Obama administration’s decision to open formal relations with Cuba on Wednesday, pegging it as part of a broader trend and wondering whether there’s any tyrannical or anti-American regime to whom he won’t grant on

17 Dec 2014, 4:48 pm

Laurie DeRose: Why family structure matters more in rich countries. Patrick Lee: Against torture. Mark Perry: Why aren’t “speculators” getting credit for falling oil prices?
Texas Republican senator Ted Cruz panned the Obama administration’s decision to open up relations with the communist Caribbean nation of Cuba, saying the move will be regarded as “a tragic mistake” by future generations. A Cuban-American whose father fled the brutal Castro

Red State

Hanukkah, Jeb Bush, and the Virginity of Mary

Yes, believe it or not, last night I covered all three of those topics. In the first segment, I explained what Hanukkah is. I covered a bit of ground on Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush. Then I spent a pretty significant amount of time explaining why, if you are a Christian, the virginity of Mary is pretty

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I wonder if the New York Times is not entirely comfortable with the idea of a Hillary Clinton candidacy: “The Obama administration overturned a ban preventing a wealthy, politically connected Ecuadorean woman from entering the United States after her family gave tens of thousands of dollars t
Few could have predicted that communist regimes would win the day on December 17, 2014. Communism was so twentieth century. But Barack Obama, promising to fundamentally transform America, has done so. His mentor, communist activist Frank Marshall Davis, would be proud of him. To reiterate my conclu
Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin has told Professor John McAdams to stay off campus while he is under investigation by the school. McAdams “crime”? He pointed out on his personal blog that a fellow professor in the middle of an ethics class declared any discussion of gay rig