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JERUSALEM—With a possible agreement on Iran’s nuclear program approaching, the Israeli navy today hosted military reporters on a tour of its latest submarine, part of an underwater fleet reportedly armed with nuclear-tipped cruise missiles that will serve as Israel’s major deterren

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War warning.

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The American Spectator

Jennifer Granholm Wants to Muscle Out O'Malley

Back in the glory days of Michigan's economic recession, when the state was spending millions to market its "Cool Cities" in the hopes that someone, anyone, would come and save itself from a crippling financial crisis, I moved out of state. Now, of course, I had the luck of marrying someone from Il

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I had been waiting to write on Indiana's religious freedom law until after the hyperbolic furor had died down, but I see that, given the important things going on in the world, like the part where Iran is negotiating its way to a nuclear bomb, that will probably never happen.  Having once done
The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate opens today in Boston, and the ribbon cutting, which featured a line of VIPs and high-profile speakers, has lent itself to a wealth of unintentionally hilarious Ted Kennedy tributes.  First, President Obama, who opened the Center, took a mome
In an example of what progressives call “punching down,” Alternet's Max Blumenthal — privileged son of former Bill Clinton aide and Hillary confidant Sidney Blumenthal — recently took to trashing professional Islam critic and constant target of death threats, Ayaan

The Federalist

Put The Squeeze On Operation Choke Point

Unelected federal officials have bullied banks into cutting off businesses they don’t like, such as arms and ammunition suppliers. It’s called Operation Choke Point.

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Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy plans to ban travel to Indiana over that state's religious freedom law. Nobody told Malloy about his own state's RFRA.
You've got questions: How do RFRAs work? Why is everyone so mad about Indiana's? Do religious freedom protections hurt gays? We've got answers.
Ignore the hysteria against Indiana's religious freedom bill. Here are 10 actual Americans who used religious freedom legislation to fight for their rights.

The Washington Free Beacon

On Eve of Possible Deal, Israel Shows Off Latest Sub

JERUSALEM—With a possible agreement on Iran’s nuclear program approaching, the Israeli navy today hosted military reporters on a tour of its latest submarine, part of an underwater fleet reportedly armed with nuclear-tipped cruise missiles that will serve as Israel’s major deterren

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Lausanne, Switzerland — Iran is refusing to relinquish its stockpiles of enriched nuclear materials, throwing a potential complication into negotiations that are set to expire tomorrow, according to senior State Department officials and Iranian diplomats.

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

Obama's Mental Health: A Checklist

There is one particular test on which Barack Obama scores very high.

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30 Mar 2015, 12:00 am

When it comes to terrorism, the left tends to define it in tendentious ways that protect favored actors,  which is why most mainstream media refer to terrorists variously as militants, gunmen, or fighters, and their acts those of resistance as desperation or workplace violence. 
A program to mostly benefit families earning more than $160,000 a year is being sold as help for the poor.
Given all his hijinks as a political figure, perhaps the dishonorable Frank should lay off the outing game.

Heritage Foundation

This Law Would Ban Companies Boycotting Israel From Getting Government Contracts. Why It’s Problematic.

Many supporters of Israel are understandably upset with the “Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions” movement that seeks to encourage governments and businesses to boycott goods and services... Read More The post This Law Would Ban Companies Boycotting Israel From Getting Government Contracts.

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Over the weekend, Boko Haram carried out attacks in several towns in the northeast of Nigeria attempting to derail the presidential and National Assembly elections.... Read More The post Despite Boko Haram Attacks, Logistical Issues, Nigeria Completes Elections appeared first on Daily Signal.
One of the great ironies of our politics is that the American Civil Liberties Union is now actually hostile to traditional American civil liberties. This... Read More The post The ACLU’s Hypocritical Defense of Laws That Violate Religious Liberty appeared first on Daily Signal.
The Federal Communications Commission’s Feb. 26 regulation imposing highly restrictive regulations on the Internet (“Open Internet Order”) threatens to undermine the vibrant economic growth and... Read More The post How Government-Imposed ‘Net Neutrality’ Is Recipe for

What Did Jeb Bush Do To Fight Obamacare?

For many conservatives, the fight against Obamacare has been the defining battle of President Obama's years in the White House.

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30 Mar 2015, 1:18 pm

"America and the West have a historic opportunity to negotiate a nuclear agreement that will promote peace in the Middle East and the world. It will give your country, Iran, a brighter future. What do you say to that?"

30 Mar 2015, 9:39 am

A responsible financial institution would not extend a new loan of between $17 and $40 billion to a borrower already struggling to pay back an existing multi-billion dollar loan.
This year isnt just the golden anniversary of Selma. It also marks the 50th anniversary of the murder of Malcolm X.

The Corner

The Long Letter from Mrs. Clinton’s Lawyer

My latest on the Hillary e-mail controversy is on the front page. It discusses a recent letter from her attorney to Benghazi Select Committee Chair Trey Gowdy, in which it is disclosed that her server has been wiped clean of any e-mails deemed private by her legal team. A footnote to that letter tha

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30 Mar 2015, 1:16 pm

A longtime reader of ours wrote a note in response to something I wrote about Rush Limbaugh and the defamation of him in a concert hall. I thought others would like to see it: Dear Jay, I grew up in Dayton, Ohio, in the ’60s. As a child, teenager, and young man there, I heard plenty of ope
Protest signs in Indianapolis After litigating religious liberty issues for more than 20 years, I’m used to utter hysteria erupting on the Left when Christians try to assert conventional and traditional religious liberty rights. Perhaps my favorite example was the claim — b
Watch NR’s Kathryn Jean Lopez and the Heritage Foundation’s Ryan T. Anderson co-host an NRI/Heritage panel about the medical, policy, and frontline aspects of physician-assisted suicide, today at noon from Washington, D. C.

Red State

Obama to Catholic Church: Treat Divorced People and Gays Differently Or Else

The Catholic Church operates a private school in Macon, Georgia. Flint Dollar was their band teacher. He is openly gay. The Catholic Church position is that being gay is not, in and of itself a sin. Rather, non-marital sex is a sin. Likewise, marriage is a sacrament in the Catholic Church — a

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I am a minority of one among the contributors at RedState. I don’t believe Hillary Clinton CAN win the presidency for the simple reason that her only compelling cases for election are “I slept with Bill Clinton” and “You owe me.” She doesn’t have a natural consti
The problem facing the abortion industry is not that they are losing political and legal fights… they have suffered some setbacks but abortion was raised to the status of a Constitutional right by the daft Harry Blackmun… they are losing the battle for the minds of then next generatio
Ordinarily I wouldn’t concern myself with what some billionaire far-left oligarch thinks. Usually, they don’t think about much beyond making money and having millions of people they neither know or respect suck up to them. Apple’s Steve Jobs made a career of this type of self-impo