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Hillary Clinton, a presumed candidate for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, said in Iowa last month that it was “disqualifying” for politicians to refuse to answer difficult questions. “You have a lot to be proud of in this state,” she said while stumping for Bruc

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Chinese cyber attacks on U.S. businesses and the U.S. government cost the United States trillions of dollars and millions of jobs, the Epoch Times reports.

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(John Hinderaker)The Obama Non-Enforcement Doctrine holds that a president is not required to implement or enforce laws passed by Congress with which he disagrees. Obama’s use of the doctrine sets an interesting precedent for the next chief executive, who likely will be a Republican. For examp

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The American Spectator

Thoughts on Obama's Amnesty Speech

I did not watch President Obama's amnesty speech last night. However, I did read it this morning and would like to share my thoughts on it with you. Obama is in fine disingenuous form. Obama says "our immigration system is broken -- and everybody knows it" and then a minute later says, "Overall, th

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21 Nov 2014, 9:57 am

The world is ending. Okay, it's not even close to ending, but if you can't be hyperbolic on days like this, and suggest that a single man can bring about the apocalypse with a seventeen minute speech that people probably confused with a cold open to the Latin Grammys, what good is being a conservat
Perhaps President Obama envisions that the Internet is operated by Ernestine, the condescending telephone operator played by Lily Tomlin on Laugh-In. Otherwise, it is difficult to justify why he would want to hobble the 21st century broadband industry with regulations designed in the early 20th cen
It is an axiom of long standing that Jewish blood is cheap. The moral equivalence displayed by President Obama in the wake of a brutal massacre of Jews in prayer — “Too many Jews have died; too many Palestinians have died” — is despicable but not surprising. What possible di

The Federalist

Sorry, President Obama: Scripture Doesn’t Support Amnesty

Where’s the separation-of-church-and-state crowd when you need them? AWOL on amnesty.

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The Department of Justice/OLC legal memo justifying Obama's executive order power grab is fascinating. Here are 4 things you should know about it.
Obama is building a system in which everything depends on executive power.
All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States – unless the President says it's important

The Washington Free Beacon

Hillary Clinton ‘Disqualifying’ Herself by Dodging on Keystone Questions?

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Chinese cyber attacks on U.S. businesses and the U.S. government cost the United States trillions of dollars and millions of jobs, the Epoch Times reports.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday sued over the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, according to court documents.
The New York Times edited out all mentions of a statement made by secretary of state John Kerry that condemned Palestinian leaders for calling “days of rage” against Israel, and called the synagogue attack "an act of pure terror and senseless brutality and murder."

Big Government

Despite Claims It Cut Payments to Gruber, Vermont Contract Apparently Unchanged

Lawrence Miller, Vermont's health care reform chief, says the state of Vermont is going to cut Jonathan Gruber's pay, but keep his $450,000 contract, according to the Burlington Free Press. Miller said that he had informed Gruber over the phone about the changed terms of the contract, and that Gru

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A Malaysian doctor turned jihadist bride has authored a blog described as “Mills and Boon meets Jihad”, thanks to breathless prose in which she describes meeting her husband on their wedding day, and falling in love with him 24 hours later whilst in joint prayer. Although her exact id
President Barack Obama and his surrogates argue that the president’s executive actions will hold illegal immigrants accountable and force them to pay their “fair share of taxes.” However there is a big question as to whether these illegal immigrants will be a net gain or loss to
House Speaker John Boehner says The House of Representatives has filed a long-delayed lawsuit over President Obama’s changes to Obamacare. “Time after time, the president has chosen to ignore the will of the American people and re-write federal law on his own without a vote of Congress

American Thinker

Obama's Perfect Storm?

The Perfect Storm being created by the juncture of Ferguson and immigration policy point to a trial run of executive authority backed by lethal force

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The illegals about to get Obama-stamped amnesty could not give a rat's derrière about what it means to be an American.
The one thing separating the rights and safety of citizens within a state from the indignities and transformational edicts of Mr. Obama and his attorney general are the state governors.
One could say that the reaction of the mob in Ferguson is the act of spitting on the tomb of Martin Luther King.

Heritage Foundation

This Week’s News in 16 Photos

Immigration, immigration and more immigration. After reports surfaced about President Obama’s 10-step plan to take executive action on immigration, lawmakers and the media flooded our... Read More The post This Week’s News in 16 Photos appeared first on Daily Signal.

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  Earlier this week, Heritage’s Hans von Spakovsky and John Malcom wrote: According to the Associated Press, as well as House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Reps.... Read More The post Cartoon: Obama, the Constitution and Immigration appeared first on Daily Signal.
HONOLULU — A new report from State Budget Solutions, a national nonprofit organization focusing on states’ fiscal responsibility, warns it’s time for newly elected state... Read More The post Study: State Governments Are in a $4.7 Trillion Hole appeared first on Daily Signal.
San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer, the largest donor in the 2014 election cycle, says the way to win the debate on the environmental issues he... Read More The post Tom Steyer, Largest 2014 Donor, Says Americans Worry Big Political Donors Get ‘Special Privileges’ appeared first on Da


Norquist Rallies Conservatives, Liberatarians to Oppose Online Gambling Ban

Conservative advocates, including Grover Norquist and Lawson Bader, joined the fight to stop Congress from banning internet gambling, through H.R. 4301 and S. 2159, companion bills both titled Restore America's Wire Act with a blistering coalition letter.

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21 Nov 2014, 9:32 am

Progressives may be going after Big Soda, but, when they finish off that industry, they will set their sights elsewhere. Beware.
Memo to dude who lives inside the DC bubble: Youve just found out what conservatives have argued for years. And in finding it out, youve made the most compelling argument for smaller government?
For all intents and purposes, Barack Obama's scandal-filled, deeply unpopular presidency is effectively over. Yes, he'll still go through the political motions of being president during his last two years in office. But he is no longer seen, if he ever was, as a real chief executive who knows how to

The Corner

Cruisio, Ergo Lileks Sum

Big Jim, who has become a true cruise aficionado, recounts his week on the recent NR Post-Election Cruise. There are plenty of photos and videos, although none featuring our intrepid reporter in a Speedo or holding a pina colada. Still, it’s worth your seeing the

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21 Nov 2014, 9:02 am

This Christmas you simply must get those favored little kiddies in your life these two wholesome books, Volumes 1 and 2 of The National Review Treasury of Classic Bedtime Stories. Combined (the handsome hardcovers total over 700 pages!) they present 20 delightful and clas
Protesters in Ferguson, Mo., have taken to the streets and chosen not to wait for a grand jury’s decision before clashing with police once again. A grand jury is expected to decide whether to indict police officer Darren Wilson, who is accused of shooting 18-year-old
I have told this story before — probably too many times — but will tell it again, in light of Obama’s imperial behavior. In 2003, I was at a dinner party on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. All liberals, plus me. The Texas sodomy decision had just come down from the Supreme Cour

Red State

@RepHalRogers thinks he is Jon Gruber

  In the classic television series, Homicide: Life on the Streets, Detective John Munch -- played by Richard Belzer -- confronts a murder suspect over lying to him. He isn't The post @RepHalRogers thinks he is Jon Gruber appeared first on RedState.

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http://www.coffeeandmarkets.com/CoffeeandMarkets112114.mp3 Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by David Harsanyi to discuss last night's immigration orders from The post David Harsanyi on Obama’s Abuse of Power appeared fi

21 Nov 2014, 3:30 am

I oppose comprehensive immigration reform. I think Congress always fails as comprehensive legislation. But, long time readers know I am squishier on the immigration issue than many RedStaters. There are The post You Are Being Played appeared first on RedState.
The Human Rights Campaign is a gay rights group in Washington heavily connected to the Obama Administration. In the past, the group has labeled the Family Research Council a "hate The post Gay Rights and Sex Crimes: Ironies From the Human Rights Campaign Files appeared first on RedState.