WaPo editorial: Why is the world ignoring Hamas’ depravity?

24 Jul 2014, 9:01 am

Bias.

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Becket Adams President Obama, at a star-studded Democratic fundraising event Wednesday evening, praised his audience for putting him in the White House, but he also blamed them for handing the gavel to House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio. “I know that sometimes people got so excited back in 20

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24 Jul 2014, 8:27 am

Feature of the Day: Derailed on the Death Train   Morning Headlines   Domestic                                                            

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Groundswell.

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The American Spectator

Morning Round-Up 7-24

Feature of the Day: Derailed on the Death Train   Morning Headlines   Domestic                                                            

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The news has been filled with their stories—children just seven or nine or eleven years old, on their own, faced with the impossible, braving death under a hot sun, with nothing but their wits to tell them when to roll down the window. You thought I was talking about the child migrants? No, I
How did our national government grow from a servant with sharply limited powers into a master with virtually unlimited power?— Senator Barry Goldwater writing in The Conscience of a Conservative (1960) July, 1964. Fifty years ago this month. The Republican Party nominates Arizona Senator


24 Jul 2014, 3:00 am

Once again Tony Dungy demonstrates why many consider him the classiest and most thoroughly decent man in professional sport. And the national sports press demonstrates again that it is mostly a pack of mindless, left-ideology-besotted jackals with no more principles, restraint, or sense of proporti

The Federalist

Vin Scully And The Soul Of The Crowd

Legendary Los Angeles Dodgers announcer Vin Scully may be a celebrity, but it seems he has always wanted to be a part of us.

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Cult group uses "baptism" water ceremony to indoctrinate children
We need less of the bear prowling around with donors and props and more of the bear listening to the concerns of Americans who are disappointed with him.
Are educators worth more money? Let’s free them from union constraints and find out

The Washington Free Beacon

Joe Klein Defends Israel: ‘We Need To Present More Nuanced Reporting’

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24 Jul 2014, 4:00 am

On July 29, 2013, CNN announced a planned documentary on the life of Hillary Clinton. Charles Ferguson, the Academy Award–winning di- rector, was going to direct the piece. Ferguson was a left-wing filmmaker likely to be sympathetic to the former First Family. Almost simultaneously, NBC announ

Big Government

Down Goes Sony's 'Spider-Man' Franchise

The Hollywood Reporter is surprise Sony bumped "The Amazing Spider-Man 3" a full two years, from 2016 to 2018, but they have to be in the minority. By charging ahead with the threequel of a dying franchise, Sony risked losing its shirt. Now it has 4 years to try and gin up interest or quietly snuf

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Democrats have a penchant for implementing bad policies and then responding to the deleterious consequences by throwing money at the problem.  The Senate supplemental appropriations bill, sponsored by Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), allocates an additional $2.7 billion to deal with the border
On Tuesday, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg defied FAA regulations and flew to Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel. In the column below, first published at Bloomberg View, he explains his reasons why: Just hours after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration prohibited domesti
The International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS) spoke out against the Islamic State’s (IS) expulsion of Christians in Iraq. The group includes Sunnis, which is the sect IS claim to be a part of. "The International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS) condemns the forced expulsion of the Christi

American Thinker

Reflections on the State of Climate Science

Is there hope for intelligent diversity in the climate-change debate?

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24 Jul 2014, 12:00 am

The term "refugee" has a specific definition.  It does not apply to the sometimes 24-year-old, sometimes accompanied "unaccompanied minors" at the our southern border.
Fifty years ago this month, the battle between leftism and conservatism changed forever.


24 Jul 2014, 12:00 am

No compunction about expelling a child back to horrible conditions in the case of Elian Gonzales.

Heritage Foundation

The Government Should Let Americans Control More of Their Retirement Savings

A new survey suggests that the vast majority of workers consider retirement their own responsibility. The LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute reports that 78 percent of... Read More The post The Government Should Let Americans Control More of Their Retirement Savings appeared first on Daily Signal.

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Sen.Marco Rubio, R-Fla., warned in a speech Wednesday that there was a “growing intolerance” toward those who support traditional marriage. Speaking at the Catholic University... Read More The post Rubio: Traditional Marriage Supporters Face ‘Growing Intolerance’ appeared fi
As lawmakers debate how to handle the surge of immigrants crossing the country’s southern border, unaccompanied minors denied asylum face a long road back home.... Read More The post Backlogged Immigration System Prolongs Road to Deportation for Unaccompanied Minors appeared first on Daily Si
The Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to temporarily ban U.S. flights to Israel escalated into a political showdown today between the Obama administration and Sen. Ted... Read More The post Ted Cruz Accuses Obama of Staging ‘Economic Boycott on Israel’ With Flight Ban app

Townhall.com

How Our World Fell Apart

Wherever we look today—from the Fertile Crescent in the Middle East to the post-Cold War frontier in Ukraine to the South China Sea to our border with Mexico— our world appears to be falling apart.

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When president Obama announced last week that he would be imposing of a new round of sanctions on Russia, he made sure to stress that the package was designed to inflict “maximum” damage on Russia, “while limiting any spillover effects on American companies.”
In the chart, we see that North Dakota is currently the leader among all states, surging considerably in 2013. We also see that the state has consistently ranked high by this measure from 1999 through the present.


23 Jul 2014, 11:01 pm

"Goin' Home." It keeps going around and around in my head as we drive around my old home town -- the slow, sweet musical theme Dvorak used for the largo in his New World symphony.

The Corner

Lowry: FAA Ban 'an Overreaction and a Real Blow to Israel'

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24 Jul 2014, 8:51 am

In Impromptus today, I start a two-part series, a mini-series: about Communism and anti-Communism. This is a spillover from a piece I had in the magazine: “Living Not by Lies: A gathering of the anti-Communist tribes.” At this gathering, I met an illustrious couple, Roger and Juliana P
Representative Paul Ryan, outgoing chairman of the House Budget Committee, introduced a sweeping reform of federal anti-poverty programs this morning, focusing on devolving functions to the states and encouraging opportunity, mobility, and self-sufficiency. He’s speaking at AEI this morning t
Many who remember Bob Barr as one of the hard-charging managers of Bill Clinton’s impeachment in the 1990s were surprised to see the former congressman from Georgia utterly crushed this week in his attempt to return to the U.S. House. Barr lost to former state senator Barry Loudermilk by 66 p

Red State

The case against an Unconditional Basic Income

An object that is at rest will stay at rest unless an external force acts upon it. –Sir Isaac Newton Many moons ago with I was a mid-grade infantry captain in the US Army I was selected for an assignment as an investigator with the Department of the Army Inspector General’s office at th

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A divided panel of the DC Circuit this morning handed down its long-awaited decision in Halbig v Burwell, holding 2-1 that Obamacare does not provide subsidies for purchases of insurance on the federal Healthcare.gov exchange, and that the individual mandate does not apply in states that have not e
Airfare is getting more expensive. The Transportation Security Administration is raising security fees. Fox News has a report on it. But in the interests of intellectual honesty, we here on a Republican site and I, a formerly elected Republican official, do need to point out that the American publi
On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Aaron Blake to discuss the opening salvos fired in the 2016 GOP primary, Rick Perry's makeover and who the GOP dark horse may be. The post Rick Perry vs. Rand Paul and the Start of the 2016 GOP Primary appeared first on RedState.
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