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The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution welcoming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to America and endorsing his speech before a joint session of Congress.

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The American Spectator

The Strange, Sad Death of Tom Schweich

Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich died yesterday of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 54. A Republican, Schweich had just been re-elected to a second term as State Auditor in November and only last month announced his intention to seek the GOP nomination for the 2016 Missouri guber

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There's some controversy as to whether Ted Cruz's speech yesterday was great or the greatest speech of all time. But no matter which camp you fall in, one thing is for certain: Ted Cruz is ready for a break. Talking to TMZ cameras yesterday outside the Gaylord where CPAC is being held, Ted Cruz gav
Rick Perry is far better at mornings than I am. Rick Perry might be better at mornings than almost anyone. This morning’s round of Presidential contenders featured the Texas governor and Sen. Marco Rubio, but where Rubio was steadfast and eminently relatable, Rick Perry was electric, energizi
Thursday’s historic vote by the Federal Communications Commission to reclassify broadband was not the first but merely the latest step toward regulating speech. The FCC voted to no longer classify broadband as a Title I entity (of the Communications Act) but instead as a Title II entity, like

The Federalist

Leonard Nimoy, Icon

He lived long and prospered. Leonard Nimoy died today at the age of 83. In his long acting career, he played other roles and played them Read More

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In the Cartman presidency, there are no limits on what Barack Obama can do.
Melanie Griffith hasn’t seen daughter Dakota Johnson’s performance in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey.’ Johnson should be glad her mother loves her so much.
‘Shark Tank’ investor Mark Cuban is a modern-day Adam Smith, posing as a billionaire business investor. Here’s Cuban on government, his mini-me, and free markets.

The Washington Free Beacon

Senate Unanimously Welcomes Netanyahu to America

The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution welcoming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to America and endorsing his speech before a joint session of Congress.

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Thirty-eight percent of Americans have a favorable opinion of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a new Pew Research Center poll shows.

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

How to Be a Narcissist in Three Easy Steps

What can we expect next from “Hands” Biden?

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Gallup's efforts at running a clean survey led them to predict a Romney victory and that, in turn, left them to do some serious soul searching when Mr. Obama appeared to win instead. 
Pop quiz: How can the threat of radical jihadists be countered?
It is predictable that when remedy after remedy fails, when spending billions leave racial gaps untouched, we instinctively return to our roots with “solutions” that resemble burning witches.  

Heritage Foundation

A New Era at CBO

Chairman of the House Budget Committee Tom Price (R–GA) announced the appointment of Dr. Keith Hall, a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center, as... Read More The post A New Era at CBO appeared first on Daily Signal.

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Secretary of State John Kerry this week declared support for congressional efforts to reform and improve the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the agency that... Read More The post Kerry Declares Support for Reform of U.S. International Broadcasting appeared first on Daily Signal.
The way to win more voters to the Republican banner is to guard “the whole Bill of Rights,” not just the Second Amendment, Sen. Rand... Read More The post Rand Paul: ‘Defend the Whole Bill of Rights’ appeared first on Daily Signal.
With his usual flair, Donald Trump said today that if he were the leader of the free world, his No. 1 priority would be taking... Read More The post Donald Trump on 2016 Presidential Bid: ‘I Want to Do It So Badly’ appeared first on Daily Signal.


Rep. Blackburn Assures Pro-lifers the Pain-Capable Bill Will Return

Townhall's Cortney O'Brien interviews Representative Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee at CPAC 2015.

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If you thought that Scandal was just a popular primetime television show, guess again. While the show is one of my favorites it unfortunately depicts a reality in Washington, DC.
Politicians think this is the same country that Walter Cronkite dominated when he opposed the Vietnam War. Or least that's what they'd like it to be.
No mention of real evil at the Oscars

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

The ISPs Should Blame Themselves for Net Neutrality

First of all, let me say that Net Neutrality is a bad policy that is a) unfair to the ISPs and b) likely to lead to higher rates and lower performance for Internet service. Republicans ought to seek to overturn it as soon as possible either legislatively or through changing the composition of the F

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Here it is: When our great grandchildren are dealing with the effects of climate change, they will look at this and hate us: http://t.co/YBv5vM8Kzu — Ezra Klein (@ezraklein) February 27, 2015 This is Vox’s piece by Brad Plumer depicting Senator James Inhofe tossing a snowball on the Sen

27 Feb 2015, 9:00 am

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the FCC vote to reclassify broadband internet into Title II, the inevitable legal challenges and what this means for the future of the web. The post A Title II Internet appeared first on RedState.
A few weeks ago, I wrote about how Obama’s budget contained a $22 billion student loan bailout to cover a massive shortage of funds for the Department of Education Federal Student Loan program. Because the program is categorized as a “credit program”, due to a “quirk in the