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29 May 2015, 12:00 am

Nothing good has come of the Bergdahl trade.

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29 May 2015, 12:00 am

Hillary Clinton wil lbe watching this case closely.

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California's current predicament is a textbook example of how government creates crises.

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Brazil is actually two countries: The very white European south, and the very African north. The dichotomy could not be clearer.

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The American Spectator

There's a Hillary Clinton Comic Book On the Way

I have always been a huge comic book fan. I am told, of course, that my female anatomy makes me a rare bird in that field since, according to modern Internet feminists, comic books are the very nexus and genesis of modern misogyny, because they promote the sexualization of women, glorify violence a

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U.S. officials admitted Thursday that not only had the military accidentally sent live anthrax to labs in nine different states, as well as South Korea, but that in total 26 people were likely exposed. California, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin and Virginia re
George Pataki, the former New York Governor, has thrown his hat into the ring for the Republican nomination, because there's nothing the GOP field needs more right now than yet another over-50 white dude with questionable conservative credentials whose career peaked more than ten years ago, vying f
Usually, when you have a person in your life that creates drama, you try to minimize your contact with them, even if you can't cut contact off completely. You might see them once in a while for a drink, if you've been imbibing earlier in the day and can tolerate them, or you might limit your contac

The Federalist

The Federalist Radio Hour: Eliana Johnson and Brian Willet

Ben speaks with Eliana Johnson, the DC Editor of National Review, about Senator Elizabeth Warren and the 2016 presidential election.

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The N.C. House passes a bill allowing magistrates to recuse themselves from performing same-sex marriages if they have a religious objection.
Life advice for the young people graduating their way into the world this season.
Choosing priorities on which to focus a nation’s power is essential to avoid dissipating that power across too many fronts at once.

The Washington Free Beacon

Heritage Foundation Panel: Conservative Victory in U.K. a ‘Win For Smaller Government’

The Conservative Party’s victory in the recent British general election spoke to a desire for smaller government on the part of voters, according to experts on both sides of the Atlantic speaking at a panel discussion at the Heritage Foundation Thursday.

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Iranian authorities are gearing up to put a 28-year-old cartoonist on trial for violating a law against political expression, according to reports.
The watchdog group Cause of Action is suing the Justice Department for records on what is says are possible unethical disclosures of confidential taxpayer information to the White House, the organization announced Thursday.

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

Brazil Runs into the Reality of Race

Brazil is actually two countries: The very white European south, and the very African north. The dichotomy could not be clearer.

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California's current predicament is a textbook example of how government creates crises.
Despite mistakes in its prosecution, the Iraq War did much good, and the chaos on the ground now is mostly due to existing factors that would be exacerbated without the war.
In a recently published info-graphic, entitled “Climate Change By The Numbers”, Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream serves up a seamy confection of poor analysis, misleading truths, and downright falsehoods. 

Heritage Foundation

‘Say What?’ Planned Parenthood Calls Itself a ‘Safe Haven’ for Newborns

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England is advertising itself as a “safe haven” for newborns. According to Vermont’s Department for Children and Families, the state’s... Read More The post ‘Say What?’ Planned Parenthood Calls Itself a ‘Safe Haven’

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he will pull the state out of Common Core education standards—increasingly unpopular among parents and teachers alike—in favor of “higher,... Read More The post Chris Christie Vows to Scrap Common Core in New Jersey appeared first on The Da
In an effort to combat high gasoline prices in California, billionaire environmentalist activist Tom Steyer is pushing for a state ballot measure to pass an... Read More The post Billionaire Environmentalist Pushes New Oil Tax in California appeared first on The Daily Signal.
The U.S. House of Representatives had its first day in court today after filing a lawsuit against the Obama administration for making unilateral changes to... Read More The post What You Need to Know About the House’s Obamacare Lawsuit appeared first on The Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

Obama Not Offended Enough by Anti-Semitism

What to make of President Obama's interpretation of the Iranian leadership? Challenged by The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg to account for the seeming inconsistency of relying on the rationality of a regime that holds a profoundly anti-Semitic worldview, the president denied that the "venomous anti-Se

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Stephen Hayes and Tom Joscelyn recently reported that after four years of fierce internecine battles and inexplicable delays, the intelligence community released a few documents (roughly 100) obtained in the raid which killed bin Laden. This number of documents now becoming public is far overdue and
This is a hard time to be a Democrat, especially a Democratic presidential candidate who's been a loyal, down-the-line supporter of Barack Obama.
The economically beleaguered United States Postal Service (USPS) is now considering expanding from its core mission of delivering mail to providing banking services.

The Corner

'Hunger Games-style Show to Find Britain's Hardest Grafter'

From the Independent: The BBC will make the unemployed and low-paid workers compete against each other for a cash prize in a controversial Hunger Games-type show to find “Britain’s Hardest Grafter”. Only the UK’s lowest-paid workers will be invited to compete to “sh

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28 May 2015, 4:25 pm

BuzzFeed reports that the Justice Department has indicted former Republican speaker of the House Dennis Hastert for some kind of misconduct related to payments he made to someone he’d mistreated in the past. If that sounds mystifying, that’s because, for now, it is. The basic gist
1. ISIS prisoner forced to dig his own GRAVE before being beheaded http://t.co/pSQWYd2qAx pic.twitter.com/Wpw6B7hNk2 — Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) May 28, 2015 2. ISIS used Palmyra’s ancient theater as venue for executing 20 men http://t.co/gcJZTSvtyM — Patrick Chovanec (


28 May 2015, 2:02 pm

Jonah, I thank you for the kind words. But, hesitant as I am to disagree, I think you might need to think through this a little bit. I am second to none in my admiration for Sweet Meteor O’Death, and I pray devoutly that he arrives in one piece every time I turn on MSNBC, but there is a stron

Red State

The Circle of Jerks Turns From Scott Walker to Ted Cruz

The Circle of Jerks went blind the other day over a quote from Scott Walker about ultrasounds prior to an abortion being "cool." The Politico ran it. Various left leaning journalists circulated it. It's as if they had an email server and they all descended at once with their stories printed on klee

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On the Dana Loesch Radio Show today, Governor Scott Walker addressed the made-up controversy over his non-controversial remarks, first pointed out by Loesch and which we wrote about here at RedState. His response is perfect. "Walker Derangement Syndrome' is absolutely correct. The left and the medi
Welcome back to the Burueau of Alcohol Tobacco and Friends! This week, regular panelists Scott Lincicome of the Cato Institute, F. Bill McMorris of the Washington Free Beacon, Neal Dewing of The Federalist, and Jeff Blehar of the Ace of Spades Decision Desk are joined by Charles C. W. Cooke of Nati
For a long time, AFL-CIO boss Richard Trumka's support for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has been "lukewarm." Trumka's preferred candidate, [mc_name name='Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)' chamber='senate' mcid='W000817' ] [D-MA], has stated she's not running for President (so far.). However,
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