Chasing Hillary

23 Jul 2014, 4:00 am

Among Democrats who hope Hillary Clinton doesn’t run—and their number is larger than one might think—the complaints are familiar. Age and stamina are the obvious considerations. “Look at Obama’s hair color, just like George Bush’s,” says a prominent Washingt

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The communist apologists over at the Nation, the self-described “flagship of the left,” have outdone themselves. The liberal rag, notorious for its long record of useful idiocy in the service of tin-pot dictators and tyrants, has once again fallen in love with Castro's Cu

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The American Spectator

Kerry Shows His True Colors on Israel—Again

It should come as no surprise to anyone that our secretary of state, John Kerry, was caught on a hot mic bashing Israel during a commercial break while in an interview with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday. Kerry sarcastically characterized the IDF’s Operation Protective Edge in Gaza as a &ld

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The communist apologists over at the Nation, the self-described “flagship of the left,” have outdone themselves. The liberal rag, notorious for its long record of useful idiocy in the service of tin-pot dictators and tyrants, has once again fallen in love with Castro's Cu
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The Federalist

Money Can’t Buy Public Support For Common Core

If politicians listened to their constituents like Glenn Beck does, U.S. education might be in for less of a Common Core-induced trainwreck.

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22 Jul 2014, 11:31 am

Today, a federal appeals court read the law as written. Panic ensued.
Corporate tax inversions are a lame bogeyman. The real problem is stupid U.S. tax policy that creates incentives to move capital overseas.
Yes, inflation is a real problem. The prices of major goods are rising faster than American incomes, straining family budgets.

The Washington Free Beacon

Chasing Hillary

Among Democrats who hope Hillary Clinton doesn’t run—and their number is larger than one might think—the complaints are familiar. Age and stamina are the obvious considerations. “Look at Obama’s hair color, just like George Bush’s,” says a prominent Washingt

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Chelsea Clinton is the best known public figure that everybody seems to know nothing about. This is set to change as Chelsea emerges into a much larger role at the helm of the Clinton political machine, according to Daniel Halper’s newly released book Clinton, Inc.

Big Government

Tories Refuse To Hand Back £160k Russian Donation

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What does Tony Dungy's late son have to do with the Super Bowl-winning coach's admission that he would have passed on openly-gay pass rusher Michael Sam in the draft? Everything, according to those lurking in the darkest recesses of the Twitterverse. That's a legit question for Tony Dungy tho. D

American Thinker

Education: Schools for Sabotage

Our current education system is like taking novice skiers up on the black-diamond slopes...which would make perfect sense if you were trying to kill kids.

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Heritage Foundation

City Officials Accused of Cronyism in Fight Over Uber, Lyft

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The Left's Dark Money Managers: Meet Philip Gara LaMarche

Philip Gara LaMarche is a secretive political operative who funnels billions of dollars from undisclosed donors to nonprofits and astroturf groups. But you won't hear unhinged Harry Reid railing Queegishly about him on the Senate floor. Why?

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22 Jul 2014, 11:01 pm

Washington and Lee University is removing the Confederate flags from the place they occupied in the chapel, where one of its namesakes lies buried. A group of law students at the university objected to the flags' being displayed there, and so they had to be moved.
The courts have found another illegal aspect of Obamacare. (Of course, our Commander in Chief has declared war on the judicial branch by refusing to acknowledge their ruling.) Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute, joined the show to discuss the latest blow to Obamacare’s survival
?There’s nothing in the United States Constitution stating Americans have the right not to pay their bills. In fact, the Declaration of Independence, which gave birth to our nation, notes the only unalienable rights we have are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Yet thousands of Detro

The Corner

Clarification re Mississippi Mud

In a cordial phone call with me Tuesday regarding my column this week called “Barbour’s Mississippi Mud,” Henry Barbour, Mississippi’s Republican National Committeeman, clarified several points. Specifically, he said his earlier comments acknowledging his involvement in sign

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A Liberal Democrat member of Britain’s parliament is facing disciplinary action after a second public remark backing Hamas rocket attacks on Israel.  British MP David Ward tweeted the following Tuesday: The big question is – if I lived in #Gaza would I fire a rocket? &ndas
David Perdue is on an electoral winning streak, one that he hopes will extend to November’s midterm elections. The former chairman and CEO of Dollar General barely edged out longtime U.S. representative Jack Kingston to win the GOP Senate nomination in Georgia in Tuesday’s run-off
Some four decades ago, the Monty Python crew did a classic sketch called “The Summarize Proust Competition.” (NB: The link, at its very end, is mildly NSFW.) Unfortunately, none of the contestants in that competition did very well, so the prize ended up being awarded in a rather memorab

Red State

The case against an Unconditional Basic Income

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A divided panel of the DC Circuit this morning handed down its long-awaited decision in Halbig v Burwell, holding 2-1 that Obamacare does not provide subsidies for purchases of insurance on the federal Healthcare.gov exchange, and that the individual mandate does not apply in states that have not e
Airfare is getting more expensive. The Transportation Security Administration is raising security fees. Fox News has a report on it. But in the interests of intellectual honesty, we here on a Republican site and I, a formerly elected Republican official, do need to point out that the American publi
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