McConnell urges states to ignore Obama administration’s orders… no, the other ones

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4 Mar 2015, 5:01 pm

(Scott Johnson)This morning the AP identified one “Eric Hoteham” as the mysterious gentleman who registered the Internet address for Madam Hillary’s private email server at the Clintons’ Chappaqua home. That would be the server that housed Madam Hillary’s official State

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A former State Department spokesman for Hillary Clinton denied using a private email address to conduct official government business in a lengthy email barrage Tuesday night.

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(John Hinderaker)Hillary Clinton’s personal email system is the big story of the day. We have belatedly learned that Hillary had no official State Department email account during her tenure as Secretary. Instead of using the government’s email system, she had a server installed in her ho

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The American Spectator

Is The NYT Letting Hillary Hang Out to Dry?

What I find most intriguing about the Hillary Clinton e-mail story is that it was broken by The New York Times. If the NYT was vested in getting Hillary elected to the White House would it feature such a story? Of course, the NYT wants a Democrat to succeed Barack Obama, preferably a woman. But Hi

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4 Mar 2015, 4:03 am

I'm a big fan of Dr. Ben Carson as a spokesman for conservative principles. I'm not such a fan of his running for president. But whatever he does, if he intends to be in the public's consciousness and to try to influence public opinion, he needs to be credible. And for those conservatives who want

4 Mar 2015, 3:25 am

Former big league outfielder Alex Johnson passed away on February 28th of cancer. He was 72. A native of Detroit, Johnson signed with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1961 and would debut with the team in 1964. That was the year when the Phillies collapsed in the final two weeks of the season to be ecl
  To get an idea of just how successful Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress yesterday was please take a look at this editorial in Al-Arabiya written by Faisal J. Abbas: It is extremely rare for any reasonable person to ever agree with anything Israeli Prime Minister

The Federalist

Televising Supreme Court Hearings Is A Terrible Idea

The job of the Supreme Court is to weigh the constitutionality of law, not to entertain the masses.

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An investigation of former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber's corrupt energy deals reveals billionaire Elon Musk was using prison labor to build solar panels for SolarCity.
The question in today’s Supreme Court case, King v. Burwell, is whether laws mean whatever the president wants them to mean.
Today is the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address. Its moral and political clarity points the way for all statesmen to traverse.

The Washington Free Beacon

Former Clinton Spokesman Denies Using Private Email Account

A former State Department spokesman for Hillary Clinton denied using a private email address to conduct official government business in a lengthy email barrage that began Tuesday night and continued Wednesday.

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Conservative Danish political gadfly Nikita Klæstrup has caused a stir for showing up to a recent Young Conservatives party in Denmark in a dress that left little to the imagination.

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

Women on the March to Islamism

The Western world needs to explore the personal and psychological factors that lead to female jihadism in the necessary attempt to control terrorist activity. 

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A romantic may say that love conquers all -- and it does have transformative power -- but sometimes being too softly loving can lead to being conquered. 
A nice syllogism from the Obama administration and the MSM to show that there is no such thing as an Islamic extremist.
Benjamin Netanyahu speaks for the West, for democracy, and against the terrorism and barbarity of Iran. 

Heritage Foundation

Conservative Reform Party Wins Estonian Parliamentary Elections

Estonia’s center-right Reform Party won the most seats in the parliamentary elections that concluded on Sunday. The Reform Party won 30 seats, while the Centre... Read More The post Conservative Reform Party Wins Estonian Parliamentary Elections appeared first on Daily Signal.

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Today the Supreme Court heard oral argument in King v. Burwell, an important case dealing with the Obama administration’s attempt to hand out tax credits... Read More The post The Supreme Court Heard King v. Burwell. Here’s What the Justices Asked About and Commented On. appeared first
On Wednesday, the Senate failed to override President Obama’s veto of legislation authorizing construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Sixty-two senators voted to authorize construction... Read More The post Senate Fails to Override Obama’s Keystone XL Veto. See How Your Senators Voted
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the highly anticipated case King v. Burwell. After the 85-minute long arguments, Hans von Spakovsky, senior... Read More The post In Under 3 Minutes, Watch Instant Analysis on Today’s Oral Arguments in Obamacare Supreme Court Case appeared

The Great, Amazing, Incomparable Stan Evans is Dead

"If and when Congress votes on a new immigration bill -- whatever the "triggers," timetables or other provisos -- the real issue to be decided will be the same as it has been from the beginning.

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Remember when President Obamas spokesmen said that striking a bad deal with Iran would be worse than striking no deal at all, and that a good deal means Iran dismantles its nuclear weapons programs?
"I'm afraid Putin will kill me," Boris Nemtsov told a Russian website on February 10.

4 Mar 2015, 9:27 am

Wasn't that refreshing? Don't you wish we had Benjamin Netanyahu as president, instead of Obama? I took a sampling among my friends- all smart, educated business owners. Men of substance. Every one of them said if they had a choice, they'd choose Bibi over Obama for presidentof the United States.

The Corner

Seventeen Things that Caught My Eye Today (Ash Wednesday 2015 Edition)

1. ISIS Boasted Of These Christians’ Deaths. Here Are The Lives They Lived. 2. Lampedusa struggles to cope with mass influx of refugees fleeing attacks in Libya: — Micah Grimes (@MicahGrimes) February 19, 2015 3. The Middle East

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Wisconsin governor Scott Walker took another step toward a White House bid, hiring Senate Foreign Relations Committee staffer Mike Gallagher and DCI Group director and Capitol Hill veteran Kristin Jackson to lead his foreign- and domestic-policy teams, respectively. In that role, Gallaghe

18 Feb 2015, 5:42 pm

It looks like we will have our new design up in the morning, barring a last-minute decision by our tech team to pull back overnight. 
In his wistful piece on the rise of campus censorship, Jonah notes that our universities are not really teaching students about mutual respect: Instead, we are teaching young people that being offended is an ideological priority. Indeed, the coin of the campus realm today is victimhood,

Red State

Democrats Fighting for Unions and Against the Economy

Across the country, state governments have righted the ship from the brink of numerous fiscal disasters by decreasing the power of unions to coercively force members to join and to collectively bargain on non-salary issues (and thus hide budgetary costs). Within the private sector, the evidence con

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4 Mar 2015, 11:00 am

Let me say at the outset that I understand that what happened at the embassy in Benghazi was a tragedy for everyone involved, especially for the families of those who were killed, and I do not want to minimize their loss. I think by now everyone who is paying attention to this scandal likewise unde
Allow me to add my voice to that of my RedState colleague Bill S: after the events last week, must step down as Speaker of the House. He has stabbed conservative Republicans in the back too many times, and the votes over funding the Department of Homeland Security, including Obama’s illegal e
LIBRE will not be defined in the way that progressive prefer, thank you very much. The post LIBRE smacks HuffPo back on Latino outreach. appeared first on RedState.