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At Vox (“the smartest thinkers asking the toughest questions”), Sarah Kliff deviates from her strict policy of abstaining from any and all coverage of local news to share a tale Read More

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Becket Adams Longtime Washington bureaucrat and current Internal Revenue Service commissioner John Koskinen on Wednesday attempted the impossible: He tried to make his agency appear sympathetic. No, really; the man who was brought in to clean up the IRS after it revealed in 2013 that it had been ta

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New Cold War.

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The American Spectator

Ron Paul: The New Old Joe Kennedy

The legend that is John F. Kennedy today, the martyred youthful president who is perpetually popular in polls rating the “greatness” of presidents, has left out a number of facts.  But one of those facts has resurfaced with the news that former congressman Ron Paul, father of Kentu

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The cause of religious liberty galvanizes Americans of faith, yet America's foreign policy has ignored religion to the point of harming her interests and moderate allies in the Middle East. "America is really, by virtue of its foreign policy, distanced from our natural allies," Andrew Doran, o


23 Jul 2014, 8:45 am

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Gay and transgender characters don't feature often enough in major Hollywood films, according to a bizarre claim from the activist organization GLAAD. I say that the claim is bizarre because their gripe is that "only" 17 out of 102 big studio films from 2013 featured gay characters. GLAAD regularly

The Federalist

Explaining Abortion Regulations, Voxification-Style

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Rising prices and stagnant wages are a bad combination. Why are so many analysts pretending that it's no big deal?
Gavin Newsom has some good ideas about local governance which he can never put into practice.
Part 2 of a series: Government control of our most intimate decisions depends on many of us refusing to make those decisions wisely ourselves.

The Washington Free Beacon

Bloomberg: ‘Couldn’t Disagree More’ With U.S. Warnings Against Travel to Israel

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House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) sent a letter to President Obama on Wednesday questioning his support for changes to a 2008 law that created disparate treatment for immigrants from Mexico and other nations.
Sen. John Walsh (D., Mont.) plagiarized at least a quarter of his final paper for his master’s degree from the U.S. Army War College, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.

Big Government

Netanyahu Condemns 'Totally Unjustified' FAA Flight Ban: 'A Huge Victory for Hamas'

Speaking to reporters as he welcomed former NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport, where he arrived aboard an El Al flight, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to ban all US flights to Is

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) blasted the Obama administration on Tuesday after discovering on a conference call with other governors and White House officials that eight illegal immigrant juveniles had been dumped in his state. “I only learned that children have been placed in Maine after I as
Pat Bowlen, a legendary NFL owner who led the Denver Broncos to six Super Bowls, has announced he is suffering from Alzheimer's disease and will step down from helming his beloved franchise. The Broncos announced that team president Joe Ellis will assume control of the team so that Bowlen can foc
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American Thinker

Education: Schools for Sabotage

Our current education system is like taking novice skiers up on the black-diamond slopes...which would make perfect sense if you were trying to kill kids.

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Heritage Foundation

Newt Gingrich: ‘Absolutely’ Send Undocumented Children Home

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House Speaker John Boehner’s Border Crisis Working Group released Wednesday its recommendations on what should be done on the border crisis. The group, which is... Read More The post What’s Right and What’s Wrong About Republicans’ New Border Crisis Policy Proposal appeared
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Townhall.com

Lawsuit: Newspaper Fires Editor for Criticizing Gay Bible

Bob Eschliman is a Christian. He’s also a veteran news editor. And when he decided to write a column on his personal blog objecting to a gay-friendly version of the Bible, Bob was unceremoniously marched out of the Newton Daily News and shoved out the front door.

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The terrorist army formerly known as ISIS has conquered about a third of Syria and much of western Iraq. What are these jihadists going to do next?

The Corner

Dem. Senator Plagarized Nearly Two-Thirds of Master's Thesis

A new report by the New York Times’s Jonathan Martin finds that Senator John Walsh (D., Mont.) apparently plagiarized large parts of his thesis in 2007 while obtaining his master’s degree from the United States Army War College. Walsh, who was 46 at the time, failed to cite a

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Yousef Munayyer, executive director of the Jerusalem Fund, says the claim that Palestinians use civilians as human shields is a myth, and also racist. On MSNBC, he responded to a clip of a spokesperson for Netanyahu, who said that Hamas urged its citizens to stay in combat areas despit
A State Department spokeswoman dismissed Senator Ted Cruz’s questions about the FAA ban on flights to Israel’s Ben Gurion airport as “ridiculous and offensive” after the Texas Republican suggested that President Obama had launched an effective economic boycott of Israel
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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
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