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Becket Adams Even if the IRS recovers thousands of missing emails belonging to key officials involved in the targeting of conservative groups, congressional investigators will likely "go on to something else" and continue to hound the agency, according to IRS commissioner John Koskinen. Investigato

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Spencer Brown Chanting "Si se puede!" (Yes we can!) outside the White House on Thursday, anti-deportation and pro-amnesty protesters proved the dangers of President Obama's recent executive actions: His reliance on his pen and phone to get work done means that everyone wants a piece of that action f

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The American Spectator

Michael Walzer Lectures Israel About Civilian Casualties in Gaza

In early 2002, only months after the attacks of September 11, 2001, Michael Walzer penned an article in the socialist quarterly Dissent which asked, "Can There Be a Decent Left?" Walzer answers his question in the negative in a piece written forThe New Republic concerning Israel's Operation Protect

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The Iraqi Sunnis who live under ISIS control may be preparing for a second "Sunni Awakening" after ISIS destroyed a treasured site of Mosul's religious heritage. ISIS concluded a recent campaign of destruction by bombing a shrine at the tomb of the prophet Jonah. Jonah was revered by Christian
Big trade deadline news. It has been reported that the Boston Red Sox have traded ace lefthander Jon Lester along with outfielder Jonny Gomes to the Oakland A's for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. Lester had been engaged in on again, off again contract negotiations with the Red Sox as he becomes a free
Well-meaning though it may be, the federal government can never replace human responsibility and relationships. The New York Times ran an opinion piece Tuesday titled “Introducing the National Soda Tax.” Apparently Michael Bloomberg’s hope to ban big sodas lacked scope, and only a

The Federalist

Obama Will Be Disgraced, Not Impeached

Don’t throw at .260 hitters. Impeachment won’t stop disrespect of the rule of law from this crew. Only crafting a new governing majority will.

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If it was "unimaginable" to you that 36 states would do exactly as they've done, maybe you should leave the wonkery to people who know what they're doing.
Two studies that claim providing long-term contraception such as IUDs reduces births and abortions lack essential data and gloss over negative side-effects.
One Republican governor won big in 2010 while two others snuck by. Four years later, their fates couldn't be more different.

The Washington Free Beacon

Congressman Tells Kerry: Stop Partnering with Hamas’ Top Ally

House lawmakers are petitioning the State Department to reassess its close relationship with Qatar, which has served as Hamas’ chief financial lifeline while also enjoying close ties to the United States, which recently inked an $11 billion arms deal with the controversial country.

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Special tax carve-outs to companies and individuals cost states across the country hundreds of billions of dollars last year, according to a new report by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
A solar company backed by billions in stimulus funds routinely violated U.S. immigration law, workplace safety codes, and environmental regulations, replaced American workers with foreigners, and may be on the verge of bankruptcy, former employees tell the Washington Free Beacon.
A House committee will investigate the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to allow a waiver granting favorable status in wireless auctions to an Obama donor, the committee announced Thursday.

Big Government

Jerry Brown Won't Commit to Debating Kashkari

The Sacramento Bee reports that Gov. Jerry Brown said Wednesday he remains noncommittal about debating Republican Neel Kashkari, saying, “I haven’t made up my mind. I’m going to take that up later in the year, because we’ve got time.” Kashkari has publicly called for

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In the past two weeks, President Obama was in both Texas and California, ignoring his constitutional duties in order to play pool, drink beer in a bar and visiting a deli pretending to be for the little guy before heading off to parties with wealthy socialites at political fundraisers.  Ignor
White House spokesman Josh Earnest called Israel's attack earlier this week on a UN school that was sheltering Palestinian children "totally unacceptable and totally indefensible." He did not mention that the Israeli military has said that it was being attacked by Hamas terrorists in the vicinity,
Baseball's dealing deadline has passed, but not before one of the most coveted players on the trade market switched uniforms in a three-team swap. David Price, the hard-throwing ace of the Tampa Bay Rays staff, has been traded to the Detroit Tigers. Price enjoyed an 11-8 record with a 3.11 ERA an

American Thinker

Time for Hamas's Hollywood Sympathizers to Snap out of It!

They look at pictures of Palestinians, who truly are suffering in this war, which Hamas and its terrorist army have perpetrated against Israel and our civilian population, and they "feel their pain"

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George Will and Hugh Hewitt, despite the mounting evidence that almost no Democrat will enforce existing immigration laws, are still plugging amnesty for the latest wave of illegal aliens.
The behavior of Le Chambon deserves to be remembered for its remarkable implementation of Christian ethical principles.
I have been somewhat confused by the conservative ire rising as a result of leading conservative figures going to the border to assist church groups in delivering relief. 

Heritage Foundation

Q&A: Ebola In Africa – Not Yet a National Security Issue

This latest outbreak of the Ebola virus is getting a great deal of attention, as it should. Here are some questions that need to be... Read More The post Q&A: Ebola In Africa – Not Yet a National Security Issue appeared first on Daily Signal.

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The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a new report that examines whether “too big to fail” banks enjoy a cost advantage over smaller banks... Read More The post Do Large Banks Enjoy a Subsidy? GAO Wavers appeared first on Daily Signal.
Kelly Rosati, whose four children joined her family through foster care adoption, knows first-hand the pain and difficulties caused by a broken child welfare system.... Read More The post The Government Should Stop Discriminating Against Religious Adoption Agencies appeared first on Daily Signal.
One of the most disheartening trends in America today is the steep and relentless increase in the cost of higher education. As almost everything else... Read More The post How Our Broken Accreditation System Increases College Costs appeared first on Daily Signal.

The Beauty of Blight

I can understand why Mr. William Widmer's first sight of Pine Bluff caught his artist's eye. "It was a clear, crisp Southern winter day," he recalls, "and downtown was still and vacant. That first walk, the light was perfect down Main Street."

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?It’s been a good week for organized labor.

31 Jul 2014, 10:13 am

When the Government Accountability Office - better known as the GAO - released that number, it was like finding a Kenyan birth certificate with the name "Barry Obama" written in official Swahili.
This past weekend I did what President Obama refused to do during his recent trip to Texas—I visited the U.S-Mexico border.

The Corner

Boehner May Blow Up Recess

House Republicans may force the House to stay in session until they get enough votes to pass the border package. “We’ll stay until we vote,” House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman Darrell Issa (R., Calif.) told reporters staking out a special GOP conference meet

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Who[m] would Jesus deport? That was the question in a pulverizing pileup of powerhouse pundits Thursday as Fox News panjandrums Tucker Carlson and Kirsten Powers went toe-to-toe over the crisis of unaccompanied Central American minor illegal immigrants. In a heated exchange on Outnumbered, veter
The agony of the House border bill seems to have two causes: 1) It has too many substantive weaknesses and loopholes for a bill that is supposed to buttress enforcement (Ryan wrote about the critical Numbers USA analysis here; Bill Kristol noted a number of the problems in his “kill the bill
Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s recent interview with Katie Couric is making news for the justice’s claim that the male justices who voted to exempt a few firms from the HHS contraception mandate did so because they have a “blind spot” women don’t. But just

Red State

BREAKING: House GOP Pull Their Immigration Bill

House Republican leaders do not have the votes to fund Barack Obama’s amnesty/immigration plan. So they pulled it. The House leaders are thus far insistent they will not close the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. They would rather be embarrassed in their failure to do an

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Wait, what? The post Democrat in Ohio-GOV losing ground among people who… know who he is? appeared first on RedState.
Progressives are language manipulation masters. Their arguments for or against an issue are designed to corner you with words created to make the ill-prepared and/or the simple-minded retreat from the argument. And they love to play victim and scream about their rights being violated if you do not
On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Erick Erickson to discuss next weekend's RedState Gathering in Texas, why you should attend and who will be speaking. The post Erick Erickson with a Preview of the RedState Gathering appeared first on RedState.