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1 Jul 2015, 9:01 pm

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(Steven Hayward)Forget Jeb’s and Hillary’s tax returns. We get it: they both make a lot of money from speeches and such. More interesting is what they read, or claim to read. Last year The Atlantic put together a list of Jeb’s and Hillary’s current book list. In one sense it

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1 Jul 2015, 7:41 pm

Rocky road.

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I suppose this was inevitable

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The American Spectator

Send Us Your Broke, Yearning to Breathe Bankrupt (and to Register Democrat)

You wouldn’t think that a presidential candidate who self-describes as a fiscal conservative would want to bring a dead-broke island into the union of an already broke United States. But there it is. I don’t make up the news, I just report it. On a campaign trip in April Jeb! Bush said

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Nothing says "I'm prepared to be your next President" like a six email back-and-forth over how to use a fax machine. Because God is good and He loves us, especially His political bloggers, the State Department began the process of publicizing many of Hillary Clinton's "private emails." The first ba
Nothing says "I'm prepared to be your next President" like a six email back-and-forth over how to use a fax machine. Because God is good and He loves us, especially His political bloggers, the State Department began the process of publicizing many of Hillary Clinton's "private emails." The first ba
Nothing says "I'm prepared to be your next President" like a six email back-and-forth over how to use a fax machine. Because God is good and He loves us, especially His political bloggers, the State Department began the process of publicizing many of Hillary Clinton's "private emails." The first ba

The Federalist

Is Kim Kardashian Really ‘So Much Smarter’ Than We Think She Is?

"I believe that I am so much smarter than I'm portrayed."

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Charles Murray joins the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss his new book, "By The People: Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission."
Chuck Todd implied today that reporters are the referees of politics. That's a good analogy if you don't know anything about sports, politics, or reporters.


1 Jul 2015, 11:17 am

More marriage plus less non-marital childbearing equals more family stability in the nation’s most conservative counties, finds new research.

The Washington Free Beacon

Navy Takes Drones to the Seas

The US Navy is developing a submarine-hunting drone ship that will target the next generation of nearly silent enemy diesel submarines, Business Insider reported Tuesday.

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Rep. Peter Roskam (R., Ill.) blasted the State Department on Wednesday for rejecting aspects of a new trade law that is supposed to discourage boycotts against Israel.
Bowing to Iran’s pursuit of nuclear capability will make it harder to enforce America’s longstanding policy of non-proliferation among enemies and allies alike, according to several foreign policy experts speaking at the Heritage Foundation on Tuesday.

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

United Church of Christ Anti-Israel Extremism

A study in discrimination, hypocrisy and irrelevance.

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To protect our civilization from harm, it is vitally important to understand the causes of severe climate cooling and try to figure out how to prevent such cooling episodes, if possible.
The assumption that Tehran can help to counter the advances of the IS stems from the shortsighted thinking that the Iranian regime is the archenemy of the Sunni extremist Islamic State.
We did not reach this current level of debauchery in America overnight. It will take faith, prayer, and wisdom to turn it around.

Heritage Foundation

Progressive Paradise Lost

It’s a progressive paradise. Public employees get 30 vacation days a year. Anyone who works over eight hours in a day gets paid time-and-a-half. Employees have... Read More The post Progressive Paradise Lost appeared first on The Daily Signal.

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The U.S. Supreme Court has an opportunity to finally get rid of racial discrimination in college admissions. The court agreed this week to review, for... Read More The post An End to Colleges’ Racial Discrimination in Admissions? appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Country singer Tim McGraw is giving mortgage-free homes to veterans. The star, who is working in partnership with Operation Homefront and Chase Bank, has awarded... Read More The post Country Star Works to Provide Veterans Mortgage-Free Housing appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Baseball fans should be on the lookout for a new addition at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., later this week. Ladies & gents, please meet... Read More The post What the Newest Addition to the Washington Nationals Can Teach Us About Conservatism appeared first on The Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

From Gay Marriage to Polygamy?

The case for legalizing polygamy builds on the case for legalizing same-sex marriage. The sexual arrangements may offend some people, but they're not a crime. If they aren't done under legal arrangements, they'll be done without them.

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For the second time, Chief Justice John Roberts breathed life into Obamacare and rescued it from the Constitution.
If you dutifully read the weekend newspapers and watched the Sunday morning gasbags on television, I suspect you departed the chaos with a terrible headache. Possibly you departed for the bar.
While Americans have collectively been wringing their hands and fretting over how to respond to the recent very tragic South Carolina church shooting, many have blamed a relic of our distant past for everything racial that ails America.

The Corner

The Oklahoma Ten Commandments Decision Highlights a Bizarre, Anti-Religious Anomaly in the Law

Yesterday the Oklahoma Supreme Court ordered the state to remove a privately-funded Ten Commandments monument from the state’s capitol grounds. Although the monument was similar to a display the U.S. Supreme Court approved in Van Orden v. Perry, the Oklahoma court ordered it removed under a p

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In an interview with Brad Plumer of Vox, Varun Sivaram, an expert on renewable energy technologies and a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, offers a nuanced take on the future of solar power. The interview was prompted by Sivaram’s recent survey, co-authored by Samuel Stranks an
Congratulations on your efforts to educate the patient on the efficacy of the term “bigot.” He appears, finally, to appreciate that its use confers upon him the status of the aggrieved (and, thus, the moral high ground) in any debate. Indeed, where properly used, it forecloses
Yes, Wesley, now I fully appreciate the depths of Kennedy’s unreliability. I should know better than to make predictions; I think the last event I called correctly in advance was the 1973 Belmont Stakes. Progressives (or technocrats) act as if the Constitution had a hidden clause: “The

Red State

Bernie Sanders pulls in 10K for his “I’m not Hillary Clinton!” rally.

Bernie Sanders must be giving Hillary Clinton fits. Or epileptic seizures. The post Bernie Sanders pulls in 10K for his “I’m not Hillary Clinton!” rally. appeared first on RedState.

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1 Jul 2015, 5:16 pm

Now that a small group of people have succeeded in trashing several millenia of human culture for the sake of satisfying their libidos and egos, a curious civil war has broken out. It it between those who actually believe in "marriage equality" (and to grasp this concept you really have to buy into
[caption id="attachment_225535" align="alignleft" width="500"] The Republican Candidates in 2016.[/caption] “The Crown of France Was Lying In The Gutter. I Just Leaned Over and Picked It Up.” – Napoleon Bonaparte Is there an actual Conservative left in America? Does anyone in the
Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance: the five stages of grief.  As a Christian, I’ve gone through these over the last few years, and now I’ve arrived at acceptance. I denied that God could remove His hand from our blessed country, America; that divorce among Chri
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