Paper: Don't 'turn colleges into overseers of student sex lives'

30 Mar 2015, 11:07 am

Ashe Schow Colleges and universities in New York and, presumably, elsewhere shouldn't enact "yes mean yes" consent policies that force colleges to oversee student sex lives, according to an editorial in the New York Daily News. The Daily News' editorial page typically leans slightly to the Left (wi

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I had been waiting to write on Indiana's religious freedom law until after the hyperbolic furor had died down, but I see that, given the important things going on in the world, like the part where Iran is negotiating its way to a nuclear bomb, that will probably never happen.  Having once done

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Marcia Freedman called for the end of Israel’s status as a Jewish state during a speech at last week’s J-Street conference, arguing that the Jewish people should accept being a “protected minority” in an Arab Palestine. The notion was cheered by the J-Street crowd. The

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The American Spectator

President Obama Voted for RFRA Before He Didn't

I had been waiting to write on Indiana's religious freedom law until after the hyperbolic furor had died down, but I see that, given the important things going on in the world, like the part where Iran is negotiating its way to a nuclear bomb, that will probably never happen.  Having once done

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In an example of what progressives call “punching down,” Alternet's Max Blumenthal — privileged son of former Bill Clinton aide and Hillary confidant Sidney Blumenthal — recently took to trashing professional Islam critic and constant target of death threats, Ayaan

30 Mar 2015, 3:00 am

When will John Boehner learn that a bill is bad news if Nancy Pelosi supports it, President Obama wants to sign it, and the press sings its praises? That’s precisely what he had on his hands with H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, a.k.a. the “Doc Fix.” Yet t
Owning an old muscle car can be a lot of fun. But it’s not all fun — and you ought to know what you’re getting yourself into before you get yourself into it. First, some definitions. Muscle cars are old. Nothing new — nothing modern — qualifies as a muscle car. The def

The Federalist

Connecticut’s Governor Doesn’t Understand His Own State’s RFRA

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy plans to ban travel to Indiana over that state's religious freedom law. Nobody told Malloy about his own state's RFRA.

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You've got questions: How do RFRAs work? Why is everyone so mad about Indiana's? Do religious freedom protections hurt gays? We've got answers.
Ignore the hysteria against Indiana's religious freedom bill. Here are 10 actual Americans who used religious freedom legislation to fight for their rights.
If a student throws her arms around her boyfriend and kisses him without his permission, even if she has done this dozens of times before, she has violated affirmative consent policies.

The Washington Free Beacon

Speaker at J Street Conference Calls for End of Jewish State

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U.S. Army personnel received a message Friday warning them that the Islamic State terrorist organization is using social media to obtain the personal information, including names and addresses, of members of the armed services, and offering them advice for protecting their identities, homes, and per
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An incident on Monday at the National Security Agency at Fort Meade in Maryland has left one person dead and another injured, CNN reported, citing Anne Arundel County Police.

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

Obama's Mental Health: A Checklist

There is one particular test on which Barack Obama scores very high.

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30 Mar 2015, 12:00 am

When it comes to terrorism, the left tends to define it in tendentious ways that protect favored actors,  which is why most mainstream media refer to terrorists variously as militants, gunmen, or fighters, and their acts those of resistance as desperation or workplace violence. 
A program to mostly benefit families earning more than $160,000 a year is being sold as help for the poor.
Given all his hijinks as a political figure, perhaps the dishonorable Frank should lay off the outing game.

Heritage Foundation

New SEC Regulation A-Plus Will Help Mid-Sized Companies

On March 25, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted a final rule amending Regulation A that will help mid-sized companies seeking to raise capital... Read More The post New SEC Regulation A-Plus Will Help Mid-Sized Companies appeared first on Daily Signal.

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MARIUPOL, Ukraine—As part of a joint Department of Defense-State Department effort to bolster Ukraine’s internal defense capabilities, the United States will be sending Army paratroopers... Read More The post US Sending Soldiers to Train Ukraine National Guard appeared first on Daily Si
Apple CEO Tim Cook has taken to the Washington Post to tell the nation that, in the words of the headline, “Pro-discrimination ‘religious freedom’ laws... Read More The post Apple CEO Tim Cook Is Wrong About Indiana Religious Freedom Law appeared first on Daily Signal.
KYIV, Ukraine—In the course of one day last week, Ukraine’s government made several ambitious moves to centralize political and military control over the revolution- and... Read More The post Ukraine Cracks Down on Oligarchs and Volunteer Fighting Battalions appeared first on Daily Sign

Repeal, Don't Reform the IMF!

A responsible financial institution would not extend a new loan of between $17 and $40 billion to a borrower already struggling to pay back an existing multi-billion dollar loan.

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This year isnt just the golden anniversary of Selma. It also marks the 50th anniversary of the murder of Malcolm X.

30 Mar 2015, 8:45 am

Who is this Scott Walker, and why has he taken off like a house afire in the race for next year's Republican presidential nomination even before it's really begun?
When progressives cant beat Republicans square and fair at the ballot box, they resort to dishonest Alinskyite tactics, such as character assassination and abusing the left-wing dominated legal system. eyve been after Americas popular Sheriff Joe Arpaio for years and are finally circling around him

The Corner

Want Evidence of Hysterical Anti-Christian Bigotry? Look No Further than #BoycottIndiana

After litigating religious liberty issues for more than 20 years, I’m used to utter hysteria erupting on the Left when Christians try to assert conventional and traditional religious liberty rights. Perhaps my favorite example was the claim — by a Tufts University student panel —

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Watch NR’s Kathryn Jean Lopez and the Heritage Foundation’s Ryan T. Anderson co-host an NRI/Heritage panel about the medical, policy, and frontline aspects of physician-assisted suicide, today at noon from Washington, D. C.
Recording our podcast last week, Mona Charen and I talked to George Will. One of the things I mentioned is that Will had an influence on me where the issue of abortion was concerned. When I was in college, kind of figuring things out, I read a column or two by him about abortion, at least one of th
First, let me just say that I hope Jackson Diehl of the Washington Post is wrong and that President Obama has no intention of making a dramatic break with Israel in the coming months. But alas, the story he tells is very convincing. According to Diehl, the Obama administration i

Red State

Apple’s Tim Cook is dangerous and a flaming hypocrite

Ordinarily I wouldn’t concern myself with what some billionaire far-left oligarch thinks. Usually, they don’t think about much beyond making money and having millions of people they neither know or respect suck up to them. Apple’s Steve Jobs made a career of this type of self-impo

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We were on February 26 subjected to the hugest of Barack Obama Administration Internet power grabs. Where the Administration unilaterally decided to start applying 1934 landline telephone law to the 21st-Century-Web. This government grab was made under the guise of Network Neutrality – but th

30 Mar 2015, 9:00 am

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the crash of an airliner in Europe last week, the extent of today's safety systems and if hackers could take advantage of more automated flight systems. The post Should We Automate Airliners? appeared
By now, most of you have heard of the recent case in Colorado where an expecting mother answered a Craigslist ad for baby clothes, was attacked, and had the child cut from her womb, with the child dying in the process. As my colleague streiff noted yesterday, prosecutor Stanley Garnett has declined