The FIFA Sting Is Soccer Lovers’ Fault

27 May 2015, 3:17 pm

Why do we have to read about the feds using Capone-esque tactics to nab corrupt FIFA officials?

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Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton’s habit of changing accents based on her location returned Wednesday. Speaking before the Democratic Women’s Council in Columbia, S.C., Clinton drawled a bit while saying “South Caroliiina” and talking about a meal that she “hiiighl

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Nope.

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PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter called on Wednesday for a halt to island-building by all parties in the South China Sea and an end to militarization of the dispute, saying the United States would be the principle security power in the region for decades to come.

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The American Spectator

Everything You Need To Know About FIFA And The World’s Biggest Sports Scandal

An FBI investigation led to the arrest Wednesday of seven top officials of FIFA, the organization that governs world soccer, in Switzerland. Overall, 14 people will face 47 racketeering, corruption, money laundering and wire fraud charges. The investigation alleges, among other accusations, that me

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27 May 2015, 11:47 am

You might not know it, but about half the cost of your preferred alcoholic beverage is made up of taxes and fees. One man in Congress, Rep. Todd Young (R-Ind.) wants to change that. Today he introduced a bill that would introduced a bill that would cut the current federal excise tax rate
Monday–Memorial DayHmmm. Cloudy day today here in West Hollywood. I am sitting at a sushi restaurant on Sunset Strip with my dear pal, Phil DeMuth, world’s most reliable human. The food is fine and Phil’s conversation is brilliant, as always. He is a super-smart analyst of family
Monday–Memorial DayHmmm. Cloudy day today here in West Hollywood. I am sitting at a sushi restaurant on Sunset Strip with my dear pal, Phil DeMuth, world’s most reliable human. The food is fine and Phil’s conversation is brilliant, as always. He is a super-smart analyst of family

The Federalist

The FIFA Sting Is Soccer Lovers’ Fault

Why do we have to read about the feds using Capone-esque tactics to nab corrupt FIFA officials?

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A case in Virginia demonstrates how far the Obama administration will go to force its sexual ideology—regardless of self-governance, local control, and childish innocence
The Iraq War did not accomplish any of its objectives. Republicans should admit it and move on.
Just as cronies seek special economic advantages from government, the Left also seeks special advantages from government in its effort to reshape the character of American society.

The Washington Free Beacon

Hillary Clinton’s Southern Accent Returns

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PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter called on Wednesday for a halt to island-building by all parties in the South China Sea and an end to militarization of the dispute, saying the United States would be the principle security power in the region for decades to come.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military mistakenly sent at least one live anthrax sample to a private laboratory in Maryland and possibly sent others to eight other states, a U.S. defense official said on Wednesday, speaking on condition of anonymity.
KHUTOR CHKALOVA, Russia (Reuters) - Russia's army is massing troops and hundreds of pieces of weaponry including mobile rocket launchers, tanks and artillery at a makeshift base near the border with Ukraine, a Reuters reporter saw this week.

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

Impoverishment: America's New Normal

The defining American middle class is devolving toward poverty. There seems little doubt that the economic pattern results from government intervention.

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An Illinois special congressional election provides an opportunity to rebuke both a passive GOP and an overreaching left. 


27 May 2015, 12:00 am

Whether the church, para-church organizations, the government, schools, corporations, small businesses, and even blood banks, the plague of liberalism seems to know no bounds. 
Here is how Republicans should answer the "if you knew then what you know now" question.

Heritage Foundation

Give Indian Prime Minister a C for His First Year in Office

This week marks the end of Narendra Modi’s first year as prime minister of India. Elected with an unprecedented majority in Parliament, Indians had high... Read More The post Give Indian Prime Minister a C for His First Year in Office appeared first on The Daily Signal.

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As early as next week, the full Senate could take up legislation to establish the defense budget for the 2016 fiscal year. The Senate Armed... Read More The post There’s Good and Bad in Senate’s Version of Defense Authorization Bill appeared first on The Daily Signal.
For most Americans, last year’s Ebola outbreak was a public health concern and cause for a debate over infectious disease practices, safety and travel. For... Read More The post What the Defense Department Learned From the Ebola Crisis appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., claims Americans are suffering from Stockholm syndrome, a condition in which hostages begin to have misplaced positive feelings toward their captors.... Read More The post We’re Paying More Than Ever for Government to Regulate Us appeared first on The Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

When Chaplains Can’t Discuss the Bible

I believe that America is kept safe by the military, which has had a spiritual shield held over it from before we were even a country---by the chaplains. But today chaplains are under enormous pressure to fully embrace political correctness.

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I've found the perfect place for Sen. Rand Paul to campaign for the presidency of the United States.
While Memorial Day weekend featured the traditional parades, barbecues and moments of silence at baseball games for those who gave their lives in wartime to preserve our freedoms, in some of America's biggest cities virtual shooting galleries produced the sort of carnage more likely to be found in t


27 May 2015, 9:42 am

A few statesmen are fighting the latest trend in anti-Semitism

The Corner

Paul vs. Jindal

My inbox has been filling up with attacks and counterattacks between Senator Rand Paul’s campaign and Governor Bobby Jindal’s proto-campaign, and every time I start to write something about it there’s another volley. Here’s a selective timeline: Two years ago, Jindal sided w

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27 May 2015, 2:56 pm

A friend emails: A lot of attention has been paid to the Democrats’ empty bench of up-and-comers, with a focus on the absence of a viable alternative to Clinton and the dearth of younger members of the Senate and House Democratic leadership. But this story highlights another aspec
Republicans are accustomed to stern reprimands from the editors of the New York Times — but not for the sin of agreeing with President Obama. In February, Obama requested $612 billion for next year’s defense budget; this month, the House passed a bill authorizing $612 billion for next y


27 May 2015, 1:36 pm

My Impromptus today is kind of unusual. (I know, no different from the norm.) What are the least overrated places you know? In other words, places about which the hype is true. And what are the most overrated? I brought up this topic a couple of weeks ago, and, today, I report reader responses. O

Red State

The rape epidemic and Nicholas Kristof’s cognitive dissonance

In the wake of the notorious Emma Sulkowicz graduating from Columbia University where she made an academic career, as far as can be told, of falsely accusing a fellow student of rape, the New York Time's Nicholas Kristof has an interesting offering: When the Rapist Doesn’t See It as Rape. He

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Chutzpah. Labor leaders, who were among the strongest supporters of the citywide minimum wage increase approved last week by the Los Angeles City Council, are advocating last-minute changes to the law that could create an exemption for companies with unionized workforces. The push to include an exc
Former CIA Director, the nonpartisan former chief of the nonpartisan CIA, Mike Morrell has taken to the nonpartisan POLITICO to snivel about the emails Benghazi emails being released by Judicial Watch. The results are so pathetic that one gets the feeling that Morrell, himself, is laughing as
A three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit today issued a split decision upholding the Texas judge's injunction preventing Obama's executive amnesty program from moving forward. The opinion itself upheld the injunction on fairly arcane (to non-lawyers) legal and procedural grounds; i.e., it did not d
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