D.C. Circuit guts ObamaCare: Consumers in federal exchange are ineligible for subsidies

22 Jul 2014, 9:41 am

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Congressional Democrats Tim Ryan and Jan Schakowsky have pledged to live on $77 weekly budget as part of “Live the Wage” channel designed to draw attention to the minimum wage. However, critics say that if the Democrats really wanted to understand the plight of the common man, they shoul

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22 Jul 2014, 9:08 am

Monday, Sandpoint, IdahoA trying day but a rewarding day. The smoke has returned somewhat but temperatures are pleasant and a delightful breeze blows across the lake and the beach. I lay out on the balcony for a while, then came inside to nap with my Big Wifey by my side. My “smart phone&rdqu

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"She's a 20th-century candidate."

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The American Spectator

Performance Art Indeed

Monday, Sandpoint, IdahoA trying day but a rewarding day. The smoke has returned somewhat but temperatures are pleasant and a delightful breeze blows across the lake and the beach. I lay out on the balcony for a while, then came inside to nap with my Big Wifey by my side. My “smart phone&rdqu

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In The Brothers Karamazov, after the atheist Ivan has talked for two full chapters—“Rebellion,” the greatest statement of the problem of evil, and “The Grand Inquisitor”—he gives his Christian brother Alyosha a chance to respond. Here we’ve heard the prosec
So, then, what are we supposed to think when the governor of Texas dispatches National Guardsmen to the state border with Mexico in order to deflect the onrush of illegal border-crossers? What are we supposed to do? Do? A strange concept these days. Do something about the Russians and their deprave


22 Jul 2014, 3:00 am

In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-protests by some Hispanic group, one man from the latter group said angrily, “We are as good as you are!” One of the things that make the history of clashe

The Federalist

No, Corporate Tax Inversions Are Not An Unpatriotic Economic Crisis

Corporate tax inversions are a lame bogeyman. The real problem is stupid U.S. tax policy that creates incentives to move capital overseas.

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Yes, inflation is a real problem. The prices of major goods are rising faster than American incomes, straining family budgets.


22 Jul 2014, 6:03 am

What’s most enticing about Elizabeth Warren right now is the perception of her, not the reality.
Husbands: Don't keep a record of wrongs. Wives: Be open to more sex. Marriages are better when we work to please each other more.

The Washington Free Beacon

Critics Demand Dems Live on Wage Paid to Interns: Nothing

Congressional Democrats Tim Ryan and Jan Schakowsky have pledged to live on $77 weekly budget as part of “Live the Wage” channel designed to draw attention to the minimum wage. However, critics say that if the Democrats really wanted to understand the plight of the common man, they shoul

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The State Department is failing to properly manage and oversee the distribution of international grants worth millions of dollars, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO).

Big Government

Trojan Horse Report Finds 'Determined Effort' To Implement Radical Islam In School

A report into the so-called Trojan Horse plot to takeover schools in Birmingham has found a "determined effort" to implement radical Islam. The comments came from the newly appointed Education Secretary Nicky Morgan, who made a statement on the subject in the House of Commons today. The review was

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Is the College Board really honoring state U.S. History standards? Not at all. The anonymous authors of the College Board’s redesigned AP U.S. History (APUSH) Framework created a radical new document that far transcends the previous five-page Topical Outline. As commentator Stanley Kurtz acc
A Liberal Democrat MP has taken to twitter in an apparent backing of the actions of Hamas against Israel. David Ward said that he was "sick" of Israel claiming the right to defend itself and he implied that Israel was to blame for the attacks on its citizens as the Hamas rocket attacks were a resu
Sir Ian McKellen doesn't have to live paycheck to paycheck. Hardly. McKellen has a number of high-profile franchises to call his own--The Hobbit, X-Men and The Lord of the Rings. He still understands the plight of both his out-of-work peers and those struggling to pay the bills on a theater compan

American Thinker

Rockets, Borders, and 'Proportionality'

Like Woodrow Wilson concerning Mexico, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is being skewered for invading Gaza to quell the unrelenting terror his citizens have faced.

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22 Jul 2014, 12:00 am

When Obama finally goes on permanent golfing vacation we Americans know we'll have to endure a period of wrenching change to get the economy moving again and the society back together again.


22 Jul 2014, 12:00 am

Why are conservatives making the speaker's job so much harder when he needs us most?


22 Jul 2014, 12:00 am

8,000 waving, singing, chanting, patriotic masses rally for Israel.

Heritage Foundation

City Officials Accused of Cronyism in Fight Over Uber, Lyft

MEMPHIS—City officials, citing public safety concerns, have imposed cease-and-desist orders against private ride-share companies Uber and Lyft. Now, in the wake of those decisions, officials... Read More The post City Officials Accused of Cronyism in Fight Over Uber, Lyft appeared first on Da

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Tragedy struck Malaysia Airlines for the second time in four months when a passenger plane flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was shot out of... Read More The post Q&A: The Attack on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and Why It Matters appeared first on Daily Signal.
City of Hidalgo, Texas—Othal E. Brand Jr. is a man in control, and as such, when drug cartels began exploiting the stretch of river at... Read More The post Border Crossings Stop After Texas Man Takes Security Into His Own Hands appeared first on Daily Signal.
A coalition backing government export subsidies will host several executives of purportedly “small” businesses at a briefing Tuesday to build support for the Export-Import Bank... Read More The post The Not So ‘Small’ Businesses Ex-Im Bank Boosts appeared first on Daily Sign

Townhall.com

President Obama You Have Crossed A Dangerous, Unprecedented Line

?Dear Mr. President, I write to you today as a concerned citizen of our great nation, standing as a witness against your historic actions on the morning of July 21, 2004, actions which I hope you will one day repudiate with deep remorse and regret.

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The shocking announcement that Microsoft is cutting 18,000 jobs is still sinking in. Most of those employees do not have a realistic chance of obtaining as good a job as the one they are losing.
When you’re trying to convince politicians to give up power and money, it takes a lot repetition. So, to paraphrase what Ronald Reagan said to Jimmy Carter, here we go again.
What is the progressive solution to companies avoiding the highest corporate tax rate in the world, by moving their assets outside of the US? Well… impose new taxes, I guess. And if that seems a little silly, that’s because it is.

The Corner

A Shopping Cart to Watch Over You

One of my undergraduate professors, Jose Sorzano, was a Cuban refugee who was a teenager when Castro came to power. What convinced him he had to leave was when he was calling a friend and in between each ring of the phone a recorded message repeated “Cuba si, Yanqui no!” That level of t

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Though you would never guess it from the paucity of coverage in the major news media, there is a fierce persecution of Christians going on in the Middle East. In Egypt, convents and churches are being burned to the ground and Copts, members of one of the most ancient Christian communities, are
Even as the nation celebrates the passage of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, some liberals are using the occasion to bash Republicans as inheriting the legacy of Jim Crow — ignoring the fact that a higher percentage of Republicans in Congress voted for the Civil Rights Act than


22 Jul 2014, 6:30 am

Hillary Clinton is one of the most famous women in America, and perhaps the most famous woman. (Who is ahead of her, Oprah? Beyoncé?) She has been in the spotlight for some 25 years. And yet parts of her biography are unknown, or under-known. I mention such a part in my series on Dinesh D&r

Red State

Thank God for Rick Perry

[Editor's Note: Rick Perry will be at the RedState Gathering. You can come thank him for showing leadership that Washington refuses to show. Register at www.redstategathering.com] As the rest of the world sizes Barack Obama up as a man who pees sitting down, the Texas Governor, not prone to wear mo

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Make sure to send me ideas on topics to take apart, folks. I've hit a number of important topics, but I don't always know what needs explaining. I'd like to think I'm a little better than this than the anti-Israel bigots at Vox, so feel free to leave comment suggesting topics to go over. But t
At this rate, the real question will be: who will Wendy Davis replace on MSNBC? I mean, it's not like the network has an infinite number of slots. The post Wendy Davis perilously close to a #DOOM call from… The Daily Beast. appeared first on RedState.
At the Netroots Nation, in Detroit, Connecticut Democrat and U.S. Senator Chris Murphy said ObamaCare “is being implemented incredibly well.” Perhaps Sen. Murphy forgets all the criticism about President Obama’s incompetent implementation of ObamaCare that came from leading Democr
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