Pryor a No-Show at Arkansas Farm Forum

23 Apr 2014, 4:50 pm

Sen. Mark Pryor was a no-show at the Arkansas Farm Bureau (ARFB) candidate forum on Tuesday, instead sending the influential farmers’ group a three-minute video address in which he accused his Republican opponent of ignoring Arkansas farmers.

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Chinese state security agents have detained two labor activists amid one of the country’s largest ever worker strikes, according to reports.

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The Government Integrity Fund Action Network released a new ad highlighting Rep. Tom Cotton’s (R., Ark.) military service record. According to Politico, the ad is expected to air in the Jonesboro, Little Rock, and Memphis markets. A Kaiser Family/New York Times poll released today showed Cott

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The American Spectator

Happy Birthday Bill Shakespeare

The greatest writer of English, almost certainly the greatest writer of any language, was born 450 years ago today in John Shakespeare's home on Henley Street in Stratford-upon-Avon. Mother Mary Arden Shakespeare and child did fine. The world is so much the better for this blessed event. William Sh

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President Obama has taken executive power to a new level with his ongoing unilateral rewrites of Obamacare, but the Republicans have had enough. Thirty-eight Republican lawmakers signed a legal brief challenging Obamacare on the grounds of a special Obama-decided provision to allow congressmen and

23 Apr 2014, 9:44 am

Feature of the Day: More High School Grads Decide College Isn’t Worth It Morning Headlines Domestic                                                       &nbs
“I’m surprised you’re drinking that swill,” my observant roommate uttered. “It’s refreshing, it’s cold, and I don’t have to think about it,” I replied about my beer of choice for the evening. That beer, commonly called PBR, is one of my go-tos o

The Federalist

The Real Problem With Rand Paul’s Abortion Comments

Rand Paul says his "personal religious belief" is life begins when it begins. If he wants to convince others about life, he needs to step up his game.

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23 Apr 2014, 11:39 am

If you’re not an economist, you may know inequality of outcome by another term: life.
If Thomas Piketty’s popularity tells us anything, it’s that the economic ideas of the Left have moved to a pretty radical place.
Feminists would be better off teaching girl to just ask for what they want rather than taking McDonald's to so-called Human Rights Commissions.

The Washington Free Beacon

Pryor a No-Show at Arkansas Farm Forum

Sen. Mark Pryor was a no-show at the Arkansas Farm Bureau (ARFB) candidate forum on Tuesday, instead sending the influential farmers’ group a three-minute video address in which he accused his Republican opponent of ignoring Arkansas farmers.

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Chinese state security agents have detained two labor activists amid one of the country’s largest ever worker strikes, according to reports.
The administration has failed to meet 44 statutory deadlines required under Obamacare, according to a new report by the Congressional Research Service (CRS).

Big Government

Race-baiting loudmouth gets his comeuppance at the hands of angry parents

One of the salient features of Democrat race-baiting is that participants believe themselves to be invincible.  They can say any crazy, offensive, slanderous thing that pops into their heads, and there will never be a price to pay.  Usually that means a political price, but in the case of

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Conservative San Francisco Chronicle columnist Debra Saunders could not get much of an answer from Mayor Ed Lee when she asked him about the city's housing shortage, though he introduced a seven-point plan in January. She does, however, have something of a solution of her own: house people on
Football has a hard-earned reputation of players being expected to toughen up and "play through" an injury. But one NFL player went beyond the call by playing through a career-ending stroke he suffered as a result of an on-field collision with another player. For Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker R
An Indiana man is facing a series of charges after being arrested for an early morning domestic assault. During a struggle with police, the suspect allegedly spit blood in an officer's face, informed the officer he had Hepatitis C, and then said he hoped the officer became infected. Anthony J. Ho

American Thinker

Rogue Hall Monitors

IN HIS 1951 book God and Man at Yale, the document that, to simplify only a little, launched the conservative movement, William F. Buckley, Jr. lamented what he later called “the phenomenon of the somnolent college trustee.” Looking back in 2007, Buckley concluded that little had change

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11 Nov 2013, 5:09 am

President Obama’s foreign policy record remains intact. Across the world from which he is withdrawing American power and influence, governments are recognizing that where once a superpower resided, now only a shadow remains. First it was left to the Communist Chinese to admonish us against sp
It is wrong, of course, to take pleasure in the misfortune of others. Still, I must confess that I have derived no small amount of schadenfreude from news stories about Obamacare advocates who have been adversely affected by the not-so-Affordable Care Act. It would take a stronger man than yours tr

11 Nov 2013, 5:08 am

Private “Rondi” Rondinoni had been in B Company for a little more than one hitch (three years). He had reached the rank of Private First Class (PFC), but was busted back to buck private for repeated fractures of discipline. It didn’t matter to Rondi. He just enjoyed being a soldie

Heritage Foundation

Why Thousands of Americans Gave Up Their Citizenship Status Last Year

Americans have always enjoyed the privilege of living abroad without losing citizenship. Think Hemingway and Fitzgerald decamping to write in Europe after World War I, or Gen. MacArthur spending decades in Asia around World War II. Expatriates remain Americans, and have generally been welcomed back

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The recent announcement that 600 U.S. soldiers from the Italy-based 173rd Airborne Brigade will be sent to the three Baltic states of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, as well as Poland, for training exercises is a step in the right direction. While these deployments are symbolically important, the U.
As the Internal Revenue Service grapples with budget cuts, a newly reported audit reveals the federal tax collection agency doled out bonuses and other rewards to more than 2,800 workers who had conduct and tax-evasion issues. The audit—issued March 21 by an IRS watchdog agency, Treasury Insp
About eight out of 10 Republican voters strongly believe marriage should be defined as the union of one man and one woman, a new poll from Wilson Research Strategies finds. The poll, commissioned by the Family Research Council and American Values, was conducted March 18 to 20, just before Brendan &

Dartmouth Students: Victims or Volunteers?

At universities today, too many students are preoccupied with finding a perch from which they can call themselves afflicted with the malevolent intent of phantom “oppressors.” They seek to gin up conflict and create a permanent state of unrest by reminding themselves and the student bod

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Without secure borders America does not and cannot know who is coming in and who is leaving – which would be a significant additional step forward toward addressing the problems the comprehensive immigration proposal has been unable to resolve.
One of the biggest land grabs in American history occurred in 1976, when President Jimmy Carter signed into a law the “Federal Land Policy and Management Act.” That stroke of the pen transferred hundreds of millions of acres of land, located primarily in the western states, into the cont

23 Apr 2014, 8:13 am

American education is in trouble—that much seems to be a given. Our public schools and colleges are getting poor results, our young people are drowning in debt, new graduates can't find jobs, and our overall rankings in the world are pretty dismal.

The Corner

Articles We Stopped Reading Dep’t.

It begins: “I am puzzled as to why racism is thought to be a terrible thing . . .”  I won’t link to the piece, which appeared on a conservative site today. Back in the ’80s, David Letterman used to make fun of Madonna’s publicity stunts by saying, “I think

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There’s no love lost between Keith Olbermann and the leadership of his former network (or one of them, at least). The ESPN-turned-MSNBC-turned-Current TV-turned-ESPN2 host replied to a follower on Twitter who asked if Olbermann finds joy in watching the struggles of MSNBC, which has seen wea
Winthrop University’s Socialist Student Union stuck wire hangers into the ground on a main campus lawn as part of a display ridiculing pro-life advocates’ efforts of putting up flags to represent unborn children who have been aborted. Additionally, the SSU’s stunt was part of a

23 Apr 2014, 4:05 pm

David Letterman made a fat joke about Chris Christie on his show Tuesday night. A “CBS News Special Report” broke into his monologue to announce that Governor Chris Christie had received a father of the year award. The “report” also let viewers know that “Father&rd

Red State

Vincent Sheheen: The Molester’s Lawyer

Isiah Outten supplied drugs and beer to two underage girls. He engaged in sexual acts with one of the girls. For this he was arrested, pled guilty, and was sentenced to ten years in prison. Mr. Outten hired Vincent Sheheen, who negotiated down Outten’s term to 38 days. Outten was arrested 13

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23 Apr 2014, 10:28 am

One of the ephemeral trends in Washington policy circles these days is for members of Congress to craft their own draft plans for tax reforms in anticipation of a wholesale reform effort in the coming years.  It’s good that members are discussing reforming our antiquated and anti-growth
On Monday, with their Southern Strategy in peril after their devastating defeat at Volkswagen in Chattanooga, United Auto Workers bosses abruptly abandoned their attempt at creating a media circus by withdrawing their absurd election objections with the National Labor Relations Board. A short time

23 Apr 2014, 9:00 am

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Robert Zubrin to discuss his new book Merchants of Despair, eugenics and the Left's battle against affordable energy. The post Merchants of Despair appeared first on RedState.