Scott Walker Tops Iowa Poll

1 Feb 2015, 12:33 am

One year from today the Iowa Caucus takes place.  According to a new poll conducted by the Des Moines Register and Bloomberg, Scott Walker leads GOP hopefuls wih 15% narrowly leading Rand Paul. Mitt Romney, who announced on Friday that he would not be running in 2016, finis

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1 Feb 2015, 12:17 am

On Friday, Michael Medved announced he was taking a leave of absence from his radio program revealing that he was undergoing treatment for throat cancer. Medved, 66, was diagnosed in December and expects to complete his treatments at the end of February.  Here's hoping for a speedy recovery an

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On Saturday, I watched Ernie Banks' funeral on the MLB Network. Among those who spoke were Hall of Fame teammates Billy Williams, Ferguson Jenkins and Lou Brock (who began his career as a Cub) as well as newly elected Illinois GOP Governor Bruce Rauner and Jesse Jackson. Then there was Chicago busi

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The failure to move on the Bergdahl matter has created the impression that the critical barrier between the military and civilian leadership has been breached.

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The American Spectator

Scott Walker Tops Iowa Poll

One year from today the Iowa Caucus takes place.  According to a new poll conducted by the Des Moines Register and Bloomberg, Scott Walker leads GOP hopefuls wih 15% narrowly leading Rand Paul. Mitt Romney, who announced on Friday that he would not be running in 2016, finis

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1 Feb 2015, 12:17 am

On Friday, Michael Medved announced he was taking a leave of absence from his radio program revealing that he was undergoing treatment for throat cancer. Medved, 66, was diagnosed in December and expects to complete his treatments at the end of February.  Here's hoping for a speedy recovery an
On Saturday, I watched Ernie Banks' funeral on the MLB Network. Among those who spoke were Hall of Fame teammates Billy Williams, Ferguson Jenkins and Lou Brock (who began his career as a Cub) as well as newly elected Illinois GOP Governor Bruce Rauner and Jesse Jackson. Then there was Chicago busi
Many on the right will have shared my shock and astonishment at Robert Kagan’s advice to Bibi Netanyahu to “Bow Out Gracefully” (from addressing Congress) displayed prominently on the opinion page of Friday’s Washington Post. Robert never displayed the breath-taking scope of

The Federalist

Katy Perry Isn’t The Super Bowl Halftime Performer We Need Or Deserve

With Katy Perry's Super Bowl Halftime performance, we’re finally getting a halftime show dedicated to deaf adolescent boys.

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The Old Fashioned is a classic cocktail that will start your year out right. Heed these warnings about how not to screw it up.
Some people see a racist inside every head that formerly wore a mullet.
Living a moral life and being able to explain why will make the biggest moral difference in the long term, not demands for banning smut.

The Washington Free Beacon

Rhetorical Questions

The last 100 or so years of academic literary criticism have been spectacularly heterogeneous. A century that began with dons arguing about Chaucer’s verbs as if their lives were at stake and showering one another with Festschriften ended with Jonathan Goldberg’s famous essay ‘The

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The Phoenix veterans’ hospital does not have accurate data on nearly a quarter of patients in need of urological care, according to a new report by the inspector general. “In approximately 23 percent of the total cases reviewed, we frequently found approved authorizations for care, nota
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is honoring Chris Kyle by setting aside a day in his memory, Abbott announced his intention in his most recent speech.

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 Left and Absolute Sexual Freedom

Incest, pedophilia, and all kinds of other sexual license back in vogue.  Will the Christian Church step up to recover its 2,000-year-old commitment to sexuality and marriage?

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The concern of certain sports purists with unfair advantage probably stems from America’s obsession with “equality.” But equality in sports is fairly daft.
The Obama administration is eagerly anticipating the upcoming Israeli elections, in the hope that a new left wing labor administration will be able to make the necessary "concessions" in the name of peace.
Highly qualified psychopaths are ambitious and manipulative and may represent three to four percent of corporate executives, not to mention poltiical leaders.

Heritage Foundation

This Is the Only Economy That Could Rival China’s

President Obama attended India’s Republic Day Celebrations as its chief guest—the first time a U.S. head of state has been given this honor. Bilateral discussions,... Read More The post This Is the Only Economy That Could Rival China’s appeared first on Daily Signal.

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As we celebrate National School Choice Week, education-reform advocates would be wise to reflect on purpose of school choice as articulated by Milton Friedman, the... Read More The post The Next Frontier in School Choice appeared first on Daily Signal.
Conservatives have great recipes for addressing poverty. But for those living in impoverished communities to become believers in those recipes we need more chefs –... Read More The post How Can Conservatives Best Fight Poverty? appeared first on Daily Signal.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s Obamacare expansion blew past projections in its first year, putting 471,452 Ohioans on Medicaid and costing taxpayers $2.1 billion. Because enrollment... Read More The post Ohio’s Obamacare Expansion Has Already Cost Over $2 Billion appeared first on Daily Signa

Townhall.com

Canada in Recession, US Will Follow in 2015

I remain amused by all the pundits who think the US has "decoupled" from the global economy and will grow stronger in 2015.

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31 Jan 2015, 11:01 pm

How can you tell if your ideology or philosophy, or religion is a mess?
If there is any problem with getting women into tech, it isn't sexism. The problem lies in lack of interest in general.


31 Jan 2015, 11:01 pm

I have to start out by saying there isnt anything wrong with it, but the Super Bowl could be better.

The Corner

Romney's Exit

This is a truly excellent account by our old friend Jonathan Martin of the Romney-Bush jousting behind the scenes as Romney was grappling with his decision. 

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He leads the new Des Moines Register poll.


31 Jan 2015, 4:52 pm

It’s only fair to wait and see what Pope Francis has to say about the environment and climate change in his forthcoming encyclical, although, on the basis of a number of his comments on the topic so far, I don’t see any particular grounds for optimism. The Obama administration, however


31 Jan 2015, 4:44 pm

From a Bloomberg report on the opposition of the new Greek government to additional sanctions on Russia: [Foreign minister] Kotzias, a politics professor and former communist, has advocated closer ties with Russia, spoken out against a German-dominated Europe and, in the 1980s, praised the Polish

Red State

The White House is Preparing for the Obamacare Tax

Over the past few weeks, I’ve already covered the troubles people could face with the upcoming Obamacare tax if they don’t register for health insurance by February 15th. Obviously, the White House is aware of this, and they understand well just how angry the upcoming tax could make peo

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*My* party isn't the one with the problem when it comes to convincing white voters to vote for minority candidates with shared values. The post Let me FIFY, National Journal: “Why Don’t White DEMOCRATS Elect Minority Reps to Congress?” appeared first on RedState.
By now we are all aware of Syriza’s win in the Greek elections last week. In the postmortem analyses, more than a few observers have wondered if the radical Left’s success in Greece will embolden similar parties in other European nations. Now, it looks like we’re starting to get o
So it’s official: FCC is completely detached from reality and declaring that if you don’t have 25 MBit/s download speeds, you might as well have dial up because you don’t have “broadband Internet.” Remember, this is a speed Netflix says is only required for ‘Supe
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