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President Obama vetoed a resolution that would have protected employers from proposed regulations speeding up union elections on Tuesday.

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I was only ever about 2016.

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The American Spectator

Single Device User Hillary Clinton Actually Used Two Devices At State

Remember when Hillary Clinton stood in front of a press gaggle at the United Nations and claimed that she used her personal email in order to simplify her communications routine, as her tiny little female brain was unable to account for two mobile devices at the same time, despite her quick adaptat

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Over the weekend, when al-Monitor reporter Laura Rozen asked Secretary of State John Kerry if a nuclear deal with Iran is possible, he replied in Arabic, "Inshallah." (H/T The Gateway Pundit). Translated into English that means "Allah willing" or "If Allah wills it." I have two comments. First, I d
Emily takes Wilco to task for boycotting Indiana in protest of the passage of its RFRA statute, but not 9 other states which are on their tour that have RFRA on their books. But there's a reasonable explanation. The RFRAs that were passed in the 9 other states in question only applied to relig
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has seen his dreams of being President in 2016 fade away, like the waning career of his live-in girlfriend, Food Network's Sandra Lee, but he's not about to give up his quest to be a progressive hero. Responding to the outcry over Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration A

The Federalist

The End of Tolerance And Enforced Morality

Culture War 4.0 is what happens when tolerance is no longer a virtue and the power of government must be used to stamp out dissent.

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Technology and capitalism may have given us more comfort and power than we can handle.
My generation willfully ignores the real debate about gay rights and religious freedom because we want halos without sacrifice.


31 Mar 2015, 6:06 am

The sexual revolution has so skewed our perspectives that undesirable gray areas like drunken hookups have become a matter of everyday life for some women. This is the real rape culture.

The Washington Free Beacon

Obama Vetoes Attempt to Halt Ambush Elections

President Obama vetoed a resolution that would have protected employers from proposed regulations speeding up union elections on Tuesday.

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A bill legalizing medical marijuana at the federal level gained several new bipartisan cosponsors Tuesday, with four Democrats and three Republicans in the House adding their names as cosponsors of the Compassionate Access, Research Expansion and Respect States (CARERS) Act.

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

I Want a President Who Plays by the Rules

There's an honorable reason why the rulers should play by the rules. It is a noble and honorable thing for a great man to honor the little people that must play by the government's rules, or else.

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31 Mar 2015, 12:00 am

Hillary is not going to run for president. Oh, she may put her name up. But run, as in the sense of actually campaigning, that’s another story altogether.


31 Mar 2015, 12:00 am

Regardless of whether it’s deliberate lies or innocent mistakes, untruth is sent around the world at warp speed. It is then quoted, replicated, copied, and sent on its merry way again, and again, and in no time folks are in possession of “false information.”
Barack Obama wants to fundamentally transform something besides America.

Heritage Foundation

The Problems With Obama’s Plan to Slash U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions By Nearly 30 Percent

The Obama administration announced Tuesday its plans to commit the U.S. to greenhouse gas emissions of 26-28 percent (from 2005 levels) by 2025 as part... Read More The post The Problems With Obama’s Plan to Slash U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions By Nearly 30 Percent appeared first on Daily Sign

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Vicente Fox served as Mexico’s president for six years, taking office in December 2000 and forging a strong bond with President George W. Bush. Today,... Read More The post Former Mexican President Has a Message for 2016 US Presidential Hopefuls appeared first on Daily Signal.
Discrimination is going on all right but not against the groups many on the Left are claiming. Here’s the bottom line: many people who support abortion... Read More The post Religious Freedom Laws Are About Tolerance, Which Is Exactly Why the Left Doesn’t Like Them appeared first o
Obamacare has been confusing since day one. So it’s not surprising that conflicting claims and some misinformation are circulating about what the Supreme Court’s decision... Read More The post How King v. Burwell Decision Could Affect Obamacare Enrollees appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

John Kass: Are Political Winds of Change Blowing In Chicago?

The oligarchs who run Chicago don't want to consider the unthinkable -- at least not publicly.

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For decades Democrats have gone to extraordinary lengths to impose new energy taxes. They do not, to put it mildly, have the support of the American people. So they have turned to increasingly complex schemes to pretend the taxes they are advancing are not taxes.
PARIS -- So it's almost official: The five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (U.S., Russia, China, France, United Kingdom), plus Germany, are on the brink of striking a deal with Iran on nuclear limitations in exchange for loosened sanctions.
Theres a secret underneath Boycott Indianas false rhetoric about that states new religious freedom law: some of those involved also want to force you to help purchase and perform abortions.

The Corner

Auto-Deleting Hillary’s Inactive Account

On the question of whether Hillary’s deleted e-mails are recoverable, there are a range of views, many suggesting that some or all of the e-mails (or parts thereof) should be recoverable. I’ve been told that the only surefire way of making a hard drive unrecoverable is to bring it to th

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As Quin Hillyer notes, it looks like Indiana Republicans are in the process of “clarifying” their perfectly acceptable, easily defensible religious liberty law — all in the face of a hatestorm that is loud and furious but ultimately empty and powerless.  By now, Republicans


31 Mar 2015, 2:39 pm

Politico has the news that we are going non-profit. When we’ve talked about this transition to people over the last several months, the reaction we’ve usually gotten is: You’re not already a non-profit? And: What took you so long? (What can we sa


31 Mar 2015, 1:00 pm

1. I have a post at Bloomberg defending the new Indiana law on religious freedom from Apple CEO Tim Cook, who wrote an incendiary and misleading op-ed. 2. The Republican party seems to be responding more favorably to the new law than it did during the 2014 ragefest against a similar proposed law i

Red State

They Don’t Want Your Cake

The Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The RFRA. It’s caused more people to freak out in the last 24 hours than the ebola crisis could have ever dreamed. The party of extreme fear-mongering has declared the new law in Indiana as a five-alarm fire and they are pulling out all the stops to make

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Between 1922 and 1933, there was an amazing degree of cooperation between Germany, which was seeking to rearm in violation of the Versailles Treaty, and the Soviet Union, which was trying to modernize its military in between bouts of purging anyone who could read or write from the Red Army. In
A review of Werewolf Cop, and an interview with author Andrew Klavan. The post RedState Review/Interview: Werewolf Cop, by Andrew Klavan. appeared first on RedState.


31 Mar 2015, 1:00 pm

Stick a fork in Mike Pence’s hopes of running for president. He’s done. Having done the right thing by protecting the religious freedom of the people of Indiana, he’s now negotiating a surrender.  What is more troubling is that he seems to be trying to have it both ways. This
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