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27 Apr 2015, 9:41 pm

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Terrible. The fire in East Baltimore. Dozens of people out here crying and in disbelief: "This is our church!" pic.twitter.com/2DTf1m7sia ...

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(John Hinderaker)This article by Richard J. Petschauer at Watts Up With That? is an excellent short introduction to the views on climate that are held, generally, by those described as skeptics. (I prefer to call them climate realists.) You should read it all, but here are some excerpts: There are m

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The American Spectator

Rushdie Blasts Writers Boycotting PEN Ceremony Honoring Charlie Hebdo

Salman Rushdie has blasted several writers for boycotting PEN's ceremony next month in New York honoring the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo with a freedom of expression courage award. Muslim terrorists stormed Charlie Hebdo's headquarters in Paris killing a dozen people including seven mem

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Let me step away from the violence in Baltimore for a moment and talk a little baseball. I want to comment on Josh Hamilton's return to the Texas Rangers. This deal came to the light over the weekend and it was made official today. The Angels dealt Hamilton back to Texas in the third year of a five


27 Apr 2015, 9:29 am

Baltimore is burning! It would seem that everything that could possibly go wrong has gone wrong. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake finally called in the Maryland National Guard. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan did not indicate when Rawlings-Blake made the call. While Hogan tried to be diplomat
As I write this, the city of Baltimore is inching ever closer to martial law. Following the funeral of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old Baltimore man who died of injuries -including a spinal injury - sustained in an arrest after police did not get him timely medical care, violent protests, which started

The Federalist

The Clinton Foundation Is Wrong: Canadian Law Doesn’t Prohibit Donor Disclosure

The Clinton Foundation claimed Canadian law prohibited it from being transparent about its donors. Canadian tax experts say that's not the case at all.

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Our current welfare system is bad for both poor people and taxpayers.
In 2013, the most recent year for which data are available, only 10 percent of the Clinton Foundation's expenditures were for direct charitable grants.
Personal and medical experience indicates that switching genders will not give Bruce Jenner peace.

The Washington Free Beacon

Jeffrey Toobin: We’ve Seen a ‘Shocking Display of Incompetence by The City of Baltimore’

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President Barack Obama’s abuse of executive power privileges has essentially frozen Congress out of the government for the past six years, leading to foreign policy disasters across the globe and systemic domestic problems, according to Sen. David Perdue (R., Ga.), who blasted the White House&

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

A Dybbuk in the White House

In Jewish folklore a dead malcontent may return to possess the living.  For all its wicked antics the dybbuk wants nothing more sinister than to settle a score.

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27 Apr 2015, 12:00 am

...Except for the part where he urges black people to kill cops, says Fox News host.
The world could stumble into war, as it did 100 years ago. Whoever hired the snipers of Maidan Square have a lot to answer for, including making China’s planned war in Asia more difficult for the US and its allies. 


27 Apr 2015, 12:00 am

The myth of Bill and Hillary as successful political campaigner will be shown in 2016 to be one of the silliest ideas in American political history.

Heritage Foundation

Kentucky Court Says Printing Business Has Right to Deny Service for Religious Reasons

A Kentucky court ruled on Monday that a Lexington printing business does not have to print messages that are in conflict with its religious beliefs. The... Read More The post Kentucky Court Says Printing Business Has Right to Deny Service for Religious Reasons appeared first on The Daily Signa

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As the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments about gay marriage Tuesday, it’s important to realize what the justices are actually being asked to settle.... Read More The post Citizens, Not Judges, Should Determine Future of Marriage appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Did you know Texas imposes stringent license regulations in order to open an African hair braiding business, including a requirement to attend more than 2,000... Read More The post Should Texas Require Hair Stylists to Have Over 2,000 Hours of Training to Legally Braid Hair? appeared first on The D
As the Supreme Court prepares to hear oral arguments in cases involving the freedom of states to make marriage policy, thousands gathered Saturday on the... Read More The post Don’t Silence the 50 Million Who Voted for One Man-One Woman Marriage appeared first on The Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

About Those Smoking Guns

In January, Robert F. McDonnell, 71st governor of Virginia, was sentenced to two years in prison followed by two years of supervised release after his conviction on 11 counts of public corruption.

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27 Apr 2015, 6:26 pm

Well. I really can't believe I am saying this. The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to tell us what marriage means. Not speculate; not explain. Tell: as in, "Wipe that smile off your face and listen to what I'm telling you."
It's conventional wisdom that the 2016 Republican presidential race is at such an early stage that the polls don't matter. They're just a measurement of name recognition at this point, some observers say, and the only people really paying attention to the campaign are reporters and hard-core party a


27 Apr 2015, 4:03 pm

According to a Reuters poll of 85 economists, conducted just last week, "U.S. economic growth is set to rebound in the second quarter."

The Corner

PEN and Sword

Pen International is an association of writers intended both to promote literature and to defend it. In May, PEN America will be holding its annual gala, an event set to include the award to Charlie Hebdo of PEN America’s annual Freedom of Expression Courage Award, citing the French magazine

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Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says that she didn’t mean, in some comments she delivered Sunday, that the protesters/rioters in Baltimore had been intentionally given “space” to “destroy” property. “The mayor is not saying that she asked police to give
The Seventh Circuit just upheld an “assault weapons” ban in the city of Highland Park, Illinois. The (terrible) decision is here. The dissenting argument strikes me as being mostly legally and historically correct, and extremely well constructed. Its author, Jud
Michael, thanks for posting about Christians and Game of Thrones. Your question — should Christians watch? — goes to something important about how we view morality, virtue, and sin. I grew up in a truly fundamentalist church, where the answer to almost any “should” question

Red State

The Fact of the Matter That is Baltimore

As I write this, the Governor of Maryland has called out the National Guard, parts of Baltimore are on fire, the rubble grows, and violence is sweeping the city. I think there are partisan points to make, but I prefer not to make them here. I think there are political points to make, but I prefer i

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From the Fox Live Feed. The post And here’s your Image of the Night with regard to Baltimore. appeared first on RedState.
Via the NY Post: “It seems like the Clinton Foundation operates as a slush fund for the Clintons,” said Bill Allison, a senior fellow at the Sunlight Foundation, a government watchdog group where progressive Democrat and Fordham Law professor Zephyr Teachout was once an organizing direc
There are a lot of questions I want answered surrounding the death of Freddie Gray, but it should go without saying the protests that happened in Baltimore this past weekend, like the riots in Ferguson last year, are far beyond the pale. To make matters worse for Baltimore, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
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