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Rep. Martha McSally (R., Ariz.) flew A-10 Warthogs in Iraq and Afghanistan and is now fighting to make sure the Pentagon does not scrap them from the budget.

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Mistakes, they've made a few

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The American Spectator

Decoding the Left

IRS records will note that as a child I was the founder of two clubs, the first of which was an acronym of friends’ first names and the second of which was called the Junior Killers, later changed to Junior Spies after an intervention from an agitated Mrs. Purple. Half the point of these secr

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It is nice to see Michelle Obama sticking up for women’s rights in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The First Lady, accompanying her husband on a condolence call at the Saud’s for the lately departed King Abdullah, wore a decidedly unorthodox outfit, by the standards of the Wahhabi religious branc
Listening to the President’s State of the Union address last week, you might have come away convinced that, at least in the field of foreign policy, everything is coming up roses. Yet a look at the real world provides a jarring contrast to the complacency and unrealism of that speech—an

30 Jan 2015, 12:00 am

Sixty-five years ago last week, Alger Hiss—the protégé of Oliver Wendell Holmes, a rising star in the State Department, and a Soviet agent code-named “Ales”—was convicted of perjury for denying any involvement in Soviet espionage. This should have forever close

The Federalist

The Scott Walker Racial Rorschach Test

Some people see a racist inside every head that formerly wore a mullet.

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Living a moral life and being able to explain why will make the biggest moral difference in the long term, not demands for banning smut.
What happened to Sarah Palin should not be allowed to happen to other conservative women leaders.

30 Jan 2015, 6:40 am

The strongest blows Sarah Palin faces should not come from her own party.

The Washington Free Beacon

Air Force Vet Rep. Martha McSally Urges Obama to Fund A-10 Warthogs

Rep. Martha McSally (R., Ariz.) flew A-10 Warthogs in Iraq and Afghanistan and is now fighting to make sure the Pentagon does not scrap them from the budget.

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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

Liberals' Israel Crisis

Liberals raging against Benjamin Netanyahu's "insult" need to think about how Obama's own insults will look in the annals of history.

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Those who attack and demonize Israel for its imperfections in the face of the atrocities committed by its Arab neighbors are not just hypocrites. 
The election victory of the Greek communists would have delighted Obama mentor Frank Marshall Davis.
That's what Vladimir Putin and the Russians are calling us.  And it's not a compliment.

Heritage Foundation

Republican Congressman Urges House Leadership to Use Reconciliation to Repeal Obamacare

Rep. John Fleming, R-La., is emboldening House leadership to embrace a budget tactic that would lower the threshold of votes needed to rollback provisions of... Read More The post Republican Congressman Urges House Leadership to Use Reconciliation to Repeal Obamacare appeared first on Daily Signal.

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The Senate approved legislation on Thursday authorizing construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, despite threats from the White House to veto it. The legislation was... Read More The post Find Out How Your Senators Voted on the Keystone XL Pipeline appeared first on Daily Signal.
A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation today that would end the travel ban between the U.S. and Cuba. The bill has an equal number... Read More The post With Bill to Ease Travel, Some Republicans Want to ‘Modernize’ US-Cuba Relationship appeared first on Daily Signal.
Former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran has filed a federal complaint that he is a victim of religious discrimination after losing his job after his... Read More The post Atlanta Fire Chief Fired Over Views of Homosexuality Files Discrimination Complaint appeared first on Daily Signal.

Are You Still Charlie?

Mark Zuckerberg isnt. Heck, even Charlie Hebdo isnt still Charlie.

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At the World Economic Forum last week, Secretary of State John Kerry argued that though extremists may cite Islam as a justification for terrorism, the world should refrain from using the term "Islamic radicals."
Some columnists write New Year's columns chronicling the mistakes over the last year. I don't, but as this January has rolled on, it's become clear I've made many about the 2016 presidential race.
What could be more American than letting moms and dads decide where their kids go to school?

The Corner

Yes, Rob Long . . .

. . . will be on the NR 2015 Alaska Summer Cruise. Happy?! So maybe now you’ll book your cabin (20 have been reserved in the last ten days!) on Holland America Line’s luxurious Westerdam, which sails with a boatload (even Joe Biden would be correct — literally!) of NR fans, and

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The murder in 2006 of Alexander Litvinenko is a true sign of the times. What occurred is a coupling of low crime and high technology. Evidently Vladimir Putin wanted to get rid of a man who knew too much, and Russian secret-service agents administered a radioactive poison that is virtually undetect
A controversy broke out regarding a Catholic conference this month where one really didn’t need to. Gary Sinise dropped out as a speaker. So did Bret Baier. Both were scheduled to speak to the Legatus conference this weekend in Florida. It’s an annual gathering of Catholic profess
February links - Pagan Roman purification (februa = purify) and Mary’s purification 40 days after the birth of Christ. Life magazine archive of photos from Super Bowl 1. Super Bowl stadiums made from meat. Were footballs ever actually made of pigskin? The Los

Red State

The Costanza Economy

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss a New York political scandal, Seinfeld, and why liberals should look to George Costanza for inspiration. The post The Costanza Economy appeared first on RedState.

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When I criticize the Post-modern American University as an institution, I often find myself drawn to write up some detestable maleficence taking place on the campus of Duke University. This isn’t the fault entirely of Duke Students or their alums. It’s just that the people running this

30 Jan 2015, 3:30 am

In the nineties, the Clinton Administration formed a bipartisan coalition to pass the federal “Religious Freedom Restoration Act,” or “RFRA.” Nineteen states followed suit. The legislation came in response to a Supreme Court decision that had seen an American Indian suffer l

29 Jan 2015, 10:34 pm

I would note that the blizzard of New England quieted for a time the criticisms of “American Sniper,” the movie about Chris Kyle. It didn’t affect the box office take, but all the ninnies who want to whine about the movie were shut in and shut up. And they are ninnies. War is hell