U.S. boots on the ground in Iraq after all

3 Mar 2015, 9:49 am

(Paul Mirengoff)The Washington Post reports that some former U.S. troops have taken up the fight against ISIS in Iraq: [A] growing band of foreigners [is] leaving behind their lives in the West to fight with new Christian militias against the Islamic State extremist group. The leaders of those milit

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The American Spectator

Here Are Two Leading GOP Presidential Contenders — In 2020

Ambitious politicians never openly root for their party’s presidential nominee to lose. Even if that’s what they probably secretly want. When Republican standard-bearer Bob Dole (predictably) came up short against President Bill Clinton in 1996, Texas Gov. George W. Bush had the most to

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In a week when the Wall Street Journal’s editorial page lectures the Republican Congress for tactical stupidity; and Israel’s prime minister lectures the Obama administration, whose insiders lecture him back; and no one can believe Obama has believable plans for anything; and he can&rsq


3 Mar 2015, 3:00 am

There may be some poetic justice in the recent revelation that Hillary Clinton, who has made big noises about a “pay gap” between women and men, paid the women on her Senate staff just 72 percent of what she paid the men. The Obama White House staff likewise has a pay gap between women
Ya just gotta love this story. In the vein of “now it can be told” stories, one Nelson Shanks, a Pennsylvania artist, reveals to the Philadelphia Daily News that in painting a very presidential portrait of Bill Clinton to hang in the National Portrait Gallery, Shanks painted in…

The Federalist

FOUND: Hillary’s Lost E-Mails

Hillary Clinton allegedly used a personal e-mail account to skirt federal document retention requirements. But we've recovered some of those e-mails.

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Clinton fundraising and document scandals are the gifts that keep on giving. In this case, guess who had a secret email account stashed with Benghazi info.
If Obamacare fails, there will be immense political pressure on both sides. But don't make the Democrats' argument for them.
Rahm Emanuel's run-off in Chicago is a warning that "progressive" Democrats are rebelling against the party's moderates--like Hillary Clinton.

The Washington Free Beacon

Ben Carson Announces Presidential Exploratory Committee

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MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) - Iran on Tuesday rejected as "unacceptable" U.S. President Barack Obama's demand that it freeze sensitive nuclear activities for at least 10 years, but said it would continue talks aimed at securing a deal, Iran's semi-official Fars news agency reported.

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

Iran Poses an Existential Threat to Western Civilization

The Mideast policy emanating from Washington is based on ignorance regarding the causes of the conflict, history of the region, and religious motivations causing the violence. Obama refuses to acknowledge that the U.S. is engaged in a war against a totalitarian Islamic enemy and a fight for freedom

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President Obama is such a gift to conservatives. He blunders into disaster after disaster, proving to the world that government is useless for just about everything except breaking things.


3 Mar 2015, 12:00 am

 The problem of genocide is beginning to envelope the administration as it limps toward the finish line of the second term.
Many media outlets have relentlessly and aggressively advanced a theory that King lacks merit, the product of a vindictive Republican party. The resulting reasoning: the Court shouldn’t dignify the argument with a hearing.

Heritage Foundation

Remembering the Unique Conservative Voice of M. Stanton Evans

He had only to stand before a microphone to bring smiles to the faces of an expectant conservative audience. Would he report the latest grab... Read More The post Remembering the Unique Conservative Voice of M. Stanton Evans appeared first on Daily Signal.

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The national spotlight has focused on Wisconsin’s push to become the nation’s 25th right-to-work state. Reporters have paid much less attention to an equally important... Read More The post How Kentucky Counties Are Making the Bluegrass State a Right-to-Work State appeared first on Dail
The lone Jewish Republican in Congress says American leaders should present a united front in support of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech before lawmakers... Read More The post Lone Jewish Republican in Congress on What You Should Expect From Benjamin Netanyahu’s Speec
On Wednesday the Supreme Court will hear arguments in the King v. Burwell case. Health care expert Edmund Haislmaier and legal expert Andrew Kloster, both of... Read More The post Q&A: What Is at Stake in the King v. Burwell Case? appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

The 13 Reasons I Owe Democrats an Apology

Flipping through some of my hate mail (I lead a tremendously exciting life, as you can see) it dawned on me that it's quite possible conservatives are a little too hard on our liberal friends. Also: I'm trolling for more hate mail.

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For those of you currently on the Koch Brothers political agenda payroll, have open applications pending into the "club," or have been involved in the marketing campaign to cover up the true agenda of conservatives, we all have something to be a little concerned about: Our secret has been discovered
America and the entire West are at war with jihadist terrorism and radical Islamismon the battle fields of the Middle East with ISIS and al Qaeda but more importantly in coffee houses, the basements of mosques and on the internet.
The Obama Democrats have an audacious scheme for winning future elections. They just plan to import 5,000,000 non-citizens and credential them as voters who will, in gratitude, vote Democratic.

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: http://t.co/aQPNMcTNzi pic.twitter.com/5IXnrWJkvo — 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

Homeland Security funding and the imminent Constitutional crisis

Whether by ignorance or design a large number of GOP members in the House and Senate are misrepresenting what is a stake with the funding of the Department of Homeland security. The issue has nothing to do with the operations of an agency where well over 80% of it will stay on the job regardless of

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As I mentioned this morning former McCain National Finance Co-Chairman Fred Malek’s group, American Action Network, is running ads attacking conservative congressmen for not funding Obama’s executive amnesty. Everyone knows the attacks are coordinated on behalf of . They are not even tr
The American Action Network claims to be a “conservative” group. It was started by prominent Republican, Fred Malek, who maintains close ties to the Establishment and was Finance Co-Chairman of ‘s 2008 Presidential campaign. It is run by Mike Shields, formerly of the National Repu
Mike O’Rielly continues to do outstanding work, joining Ajit Pai in exposing the dangerous lack of transparency the Obama administration has shown. This is pretty bad. What does the FCC have to hide? #NetNeutrality dissents filed today by me and @AjitPaiFCC. 3.5 weeks since we saw the rules,
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