Friendly reminder: We have the ability to MOP up Iran’s nuclear facilities

29 Jun 2015, 5:41 pm

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Got some public worker pension problems I see...

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Former Israeli ambassador to the United States Michael Oren blasted U.S. negotiators on Monday for endangering Israel and the stability of the Middle East by allowing Iran to keep much of its nuclear infrastructure intact. Oren told CNN’s Jake Tapper Monday that Israeli opposition to the prop

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Wasted opportunities

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The American Spectator

Hillary Clinton Edited, Withheld State Department Emails

I'm tired of writing and reading about the Supreme Court, and I've seen so many rainbows this weekend I'm pretty sure I have resultant visual color fatigue issues. So let's move on to more interesting fare than whether or not the very foundations of our republic are crumbling - specifically, whethe

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At first glance, it seems like Bobby Jindal is taking a page out of Richard Nixon's playbook. But stare at his official campaign t-shirt design for a few minutes and you'll start to see a very different side of Bobby than his speeches, given in short-sleeved shirts, with an almost bookish demeanor,

29 Jun 2015, 3:58 am

Donald Trump has a big reason for taking this Presidential bid seriously: he's got some space in his calendar to fill. Although the real estate mogul isn't exactly hurting for business opportunity, NBC announcced today that they've cut all ties with Trump after he made what they considered to be di
The worsening Greek financial crisis became a global problem Monday with stocks around the world falling following a weekend of troublesome bailout negotiations. The decline in global stocks came after Greek officials announced plans to close its banks and impose restrictions on cash withdrawals to

The Federalist

Diagnosing The Health of Republican Government With F.H. Buckley

Ben speaks with F.H. Buckley, author of The Once and Future King, about the health of Constitutional government in America today.

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A court decision in Colorado could erase sectarian discrimination from 37 state constitutions. Or end vouchers nationwide.
A former Obama adviser published an article in Foreign Policy magazine asking if gay marriage could defeat the Islamic State. We have the answer to that question.
Lost in celebrations of the Supreme Court decision redefining marriage were the grave warnings issued by each of the 4 dissenters on religious liberty.

The Washington Free Beacon

Oren Blasts Iran Nuclear Deal As Weak And Not Linked to Changes in Iranian Behavior

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29 Jun 2015, 4:06 pm

New Yorkers may soon not be able to smoke in their own homes, if Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio gets his way.
The Circuit Court for the District of Columbia issued a full stay today on a lower court's ruling that part of the city's gun carry law is unconstitutional. The stay expands on an emergency administrative stay issued by the same court earlier this month. It also puts a hold on District Court Judge
JERUSALEM—Five years after nine Turkish activists were killed in an attempt to break through Israel’s naval blockade of the Gaza Strip, a vessel attempting the same mission was boarded by Israeli naval commandos and directed to an Israeli port. A military spokesman described the seizure

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

Dissolving America

The borders that give us identities are dissolving, just as the histories that stabilize us as a people have been rejected.  

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A funny thing happened on the way to equality.
A more adult United States of America would impeach six of the nine sitting Supreme Court justices.  

29 Jun 2015, 12:00 am

Do people suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) worry a lot about global warming/climate change? We don’t have to speculate

Heritage Foundation

A New Challenge to the Constitutionality of Capital Punishment

Today, by a 5-4 vote, the Court in Glossip v. Gross upheld a lower court’s ruling that a particular combination of drugs may be used... Read More The post A New Challenge to the Constitutionality of Capital Punishment appeared first on The Daily Signal.

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday delivered a significant setback to the Obama administration and its environmental plan to curb emissions from power plants. In... Read More The post Supreme Court Rules Against Obama’s Energy Regulation appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Today, the United States Supreme Court in Michigan v. EPA held that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) improperly ignored costs when it decided to regulate... Read More The post Supreme Court Decision Against EPA a ‘Victory for Common Sense’ appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Almost 50 million bird flocks in more than 20 states, not to mention the biosecurity of the nation, seem to be under the weather with... Read More The post Avian Flu Could Be the ‘Worst Animal Disease Outbreak’ in Iowa’s History. Why That Matters. appeared first on The Daily Signa

History as a Detective Story

A great history is both complete and to be continued, like a great house with many wings, door after door opened to the light at last. A great historian not only explores history, but his work makes history.

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By ruling for the government in the case of King v. Burwell, the Supreme Court once again tied itself into rhetorical and logical knots to defend Obamacare. In King, the court disregarded Obamacare's clear language regarding eligibility for federal health care subsides, on the grounds that enforcing
Almost 30 years ago, when the US was negotiating with the Soviet Union about intermediate-range nuclear weapons, President Ronald Reagan was told that the Russians like to talk in proverbs.
Once again, the dim-witted trio of Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, and John Roberts have been outsmarted by Barack Obama.

The Corner


“The past,” wrote Faulkner, “is never dead. It’s not even past.” Asking Greeks (as Greece’s government has done) to vote “no”  (“Όχι”) to the euro zone bailout may or may not be misguided, but it comes with a certa

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On June 30 at midnight or July 1 at 12.01 a.m., the Export-Import Bank’s charter will expire for the first time in 81 years. I hear a lot of people suggesting this isn’t such a big deal since it could still be reauthorized down the road. But that’s underselling what jus

29 Jun 2015, 4:02 pm

It’s always a pleasure to do podcasts with Jay Nordlinger, but there are times, like this week, when it’s positively therapeutic. On a podcast, there is time to flesh out an idea or two, and to go deeper than the usual radio interview or even column permits. On Need to Know this wee
This shouldn’t surprise anyone: The Supreme Court on Monday allowed nine Texas abortion clinics to remain open while the justices consider whether to hear an appeal from a decision effectively ordering them to close. The vote was 5 to 4, with Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Justices

Red State

Washington Free Beacon causes US State Department to act like spoiled children. In front of Europe, too.

The Washington Free Beacon will be happy to keep scoring free points off of the State Department, here. They can do it all day; every scowl empowers them. The post Washington Free Beacon causes US State Department to act like spoiled children. In front of Europe, too. appeared first on RedState.

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Terrell Owens was a mess of a human being - but in his prime, he was one hell of a wide receiver. In his heyday, he was bigger, stronger and faster than anyone who ever tried to cover him. If you attempted to defend T.O. by covering him with one defensive back, you were asking for him to beat you a

29 Jun 2015, 12:00 pm

After Friday's grotesque Supreme Court ruling that grants legal status to homosexual marriages based on the opinion of five people that such a bizarre right is found in the Constitution, I think it is time for Conservatives to get with the program. Many of our betters -- this would be the 300 or so
Don't be paranoid about the Supreme Court making same-sex marriage legal in the United States. Long have opponents warned of a legal slippery slope, but mainly because they are fear-mongers who are full of H8. The fact is, those gay couples getting married doesn't affect you or your dumb religion i