US intel: MH17 missile an SA-11 fired from eastern Ukraine

23 Jul 2014, 8:21 am

"We’re going to continue to pull the thread on this case to determine exactly who we believe fired that missile."

Learn more »



Latest News

CNN’s Chris Cuomo got into an explosive war of words with Peter Lavelle, an anchor for Kremlin-funded propaganda network RT, over Russia’s role in the downing of flight MH17. RT’s mouthpiece attempted to argue repeatedly the United States has no hard evidence to tie Russia to

Read More »



Mark Tapscott At least 160 Marylanders are about to lose their jobs because of the constitutional myopia of the state's corrupt liberal Democratic establishment. washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential

Read More »



Depressed Democrats.

Read More »



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

Read More »



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
Eliminating freedom by fiat, President Obama signed an executive order this week mandating that all federal contractors conform to his conception of gay rights. Any company or organization that dissents from his view can now be stripped of its contract. “We’re going to prohibit all comp
It did not take all that long, when you think about it, for America’s Nobel Prize-winning statesman to bring the world to a boil. Perhaps our Nobel Prize-wining president was only a community organizer all along. He has brought the world to a boil not by his use of force but by his inattentiv

The Federalist

The New Social Divide Within The Pink Police State

Part 2 of a series: Government control of our most intimate decisions depends on many of us refusing to make those decisions wisely ourselves.

Read More »



Obamacare's drafters deliberately limited subsidies to plans purchased from state exchanges. That, and not a drafting error, is why Obama lost Halbig.


23 Jul 2014, 6:15 am

If Erika Johansen really wanted ugly heroines in literature, why would she have let a movie studio cast Emma Watson as star of The Queen of the Tearling?


23 Jul 2014, 6:15 am

Pick a global crisis today, and the odds are good that it either began, or was exacerbated, by a political elite bent on looting the national treasury.

The Washington Free Beacon

CNN’s Cuomo to RT Anchor: Why Are You Carrying Water for Russia?

Read More »




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
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

30,000 Israelis Attend Funeral for L.A.'s Steinberg, Killed in Action

Los Angeles native Max Steinberg, 24, showed his love for Israel by joining the Golani brigade, one of the most elite units of the Israel Defense Force. Now Israel has returned that love, with 30,000 Israelis turning out for the Steinberg's funeral Wednesday at Israel's military cemetery on Mount

Read More »



An increasing number of "lone soldiers" from California's San Fernando Valley are prepared to fight with the Israel Defense Forces if and when they are called to duty. American citizens such Los Angeles-native Katie Freeman and Woodland Hills resident Tommy Reegev "felt it was their duty as Jewish
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced via his website on Tuesday that he is en route to Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, in defiance of an FAA decree handed down earlier preventing American commercial flights from flying into the airport. According to Bloomberg's website, t
The free movement of people within the European Union is "extensively exploited by organised criminals to bring illicit commodities including drugs, human trafficking victims, illegal immigrants and counterfeit goods to Britain," according to a government report. Spain, Italy, Belgium and the Neth

American Thinker

Piling on the Constitutional Corpse

Which of the three branches of our federal government started the wholesale corruption of our Constitution?

Read More »




23 Jul 2014, 12:00 am

Obama has been President for 5½ years. He might just be responsible for something by now.


23 Jul 2014, 12:00 am

Traditional America is being diluted, deliberately, in two ways
What would Fluke see in a Rorschach test?

Heritage Foundation

City Officials Accused of Cronyism in Fight Over Uber, Lyft

MEMPHIS—City officials, citing public safety concerns, have imposed cease-and-desist orders against private ride-share companies Uber and Lyft. Now, in the wake of those decisions, officials... Read More The post City Officials Accused of Cronyism in Fight Over Uber, Lyft appeared first on Da

Read More »



Tragedy struck Malaysia Airlines for the second time in four months when a passenger plane flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was shot out of... Read More The post Q&A: The Attack on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and Why It Matters appeared first on Daily Signal.
City of Hidalgo, Texas—Othal E. Brand Jr. is a man in control, and as such, when drug cartels began exploiting the stretch of river at... Read More The post Border Crossings Stop After Texas Man Takes Security Into His Own Hands appeared first on Daily Signal.
A coalition backing government export subsidies will host several executives of purportedly “small” businesses at a briefing Tuesday to build support for the Export-Import Bank... Read More The post The Not So ‘Small’ Businesses Ex-Im Bank Boosts appeared first on Daily Sign

Townhall.com

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?

Read More »




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

Polonium-210

Alexander Litvinenko, who accused Vladimir Putin of a variety of crimes, was poisoned. It wasn’t one of those quick poisonings such as you get from, say, strychnine. No, he sickened and died over the course of a long month, losing his hair and suffering severe vomiting, di

Read More »



The trailer for my forthcoming book, Founders’ Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln, is up on YouTube, here. Think of it as the 90-second version of a 97,000 word book. The quotations from Lincoln, Washington, and Jefferson are, in order, from: the Second Inaugural (scourge of war); the Second I


23 Jul 2014, 6:13 am

Supercuts of memorable dance scenes in movies. Small typos that totally change the meaning of things. This photo gallery will make you smile: Little kids and their big dogs. A new video zombie-survival guide made by zombies for zombies, with bonus big roundup of zom
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

Red State

The case against an Unconditional Basic Income

An object that is at rest will stay at rest unless an external force acts upon it. –Sir Isaac Newton Many moons ago with I was a mid-grade infantry captain in the US Army I was selected for an assignment as an investigator with the Department of the Army Inspector General’s office at th

Read More »



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
On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Aaron Blake to discuss the opening salvos fired in the 2016 GOP primary, Rick Perry's makeover and who the GOP dark horse may be. The post Rick Perry vs. Rand Paul and the Start of the 2016 GOP Primary appeared first on RedState.
FOLLOW US ON TWITTER