In The Pink Police State, We Are All Bridget Jones Now

1 Aug 2014, 4:34 am

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Children don't have a better grip on reality if they’ve entrusted themselves to scientific materialists. In fact, they lack open-mindedness and imagination.

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We may not wish we had to confront the evil of religious persecution, and there is much room to discuss how to, but we can't continue to ignore it.

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott needed a miracle to survive 2014. In nominating Charlie Crist, Democrats may have handed him just that.

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The American Spectator

Tennis Kids Today

Vasek Pospisil beat Rajeev Ram two sets to zero, on Wednesday at the William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center in Rock Creek Park, site of the Citi Open, Washington D.C.’s ticket to the tennis big leagues. Pospisil’s 24 years, compared to Ram’s 30, do not represent much of a spread by

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1 Aug 2014, 3:00 am

Conservative and liberal media alike were all atwitter with Thursday’s midday news that the House of Representatives was going on its summer recess without passing a border-related bill because Republicans did not have the votes to pass it. The left was particularly pleased in the apparent in


1 Aug 2014, 3:00 am

John Kerry sees no evil. The Israeli media is catching on. Last night, the news arrived that Secretary of State Kerry and UN General Secretary Ban Ki-Moon had issued a joint statement announcing a 72-hour truce between Israel and Hamas. Reported the Washington Post:  GAZA CITY — Israel


1 Aug 2014, 3:00 am

Conservative and liberal media alike were all atwitter with Thursday’s midday news that the House of Representatives was going on its summer recess without passing a border-related bill because Republicans did not have the votes to pass it. The left was particularly pleased in the apparent in

The Federalist

In The Pink Police State, We Are All Bridget Jones Now

Part three of a series: It's too hard to govern ourselves, but too oppressive to live under the administrative state. Is this situation inevitable?

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Children don't have a better grip on reality if they’ve entrusted themselves to scientific materialists. In fact, they lack open-mindedness and imagination.
We may not wish we had to confront the evil of religious persecution, and there is much room to discuss how to, but we can't continue to ignore it.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott needed a miracle to survive 2014. In nominating Charlie Crist, Democrats may have handed him just that.

The Washington Free Beacon

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Review

“Awesome Mix Vol. 1” is the label on the cassette playing in Peter Quill’s Walkman when a giant space ship abducts him. The tape, a gift to the eight-or-so-year-old boy from his dying mother, is a collection of, well, awesome songs from the 1970s. They’re not the best ditties

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1 Aug 2014, 4:00 am

Three. That is the number of times Israel has fought Hamas since 2007, when the terror group seized control of the Gaza Strip. There was Operation Cast Lead in 2008, Operation Pillar of Defense in 2012, and now Operation Protective Edge in 2014. In all three cases the story has been the same: Israel

Big Government

WATCH: BBC Newsreader Misses Own Bulletin

BBC newsreader Nicholas Owen was left feeling embarrassed this week after apparently missing the start of a news bulletin he was supposed to be presenting. The camera pans in to the desk where the presenter is supposed to be sitting, only to show viewers an empty chair. Several awkward seconds pas

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Mass immigration into Britain could lead to failing hospitals, overcrowded classrooms, water shortages and the need for hundreds of new cities, a new report warns. The report by think-tank Civitas found that heavy immigration will have an overall negative impact in living standards as any economic
The Browns say that quarterbacks Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer are equal. So why is Hoyer taking all the snaps with the first team? "I don't think one's any further in front than the other,'' Browns offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan tells Cleveland.com's Mary Kay Cabot. "Thursday after the fif
On his Thursday show, talk radio host Mark Levin argued that the leadership of the Republican Party must be replaced if conservatives are to prevent the country from declining.   He declared, “If we do not clean out the current leadership in the Republican Party ... the country&rsq

American Thinker

Automation: the Joker in the Deck

Automation is becoming a practical, efficient, and economical alternative to employment, especially for low-skilled jobs.

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Does America lose by Republicans vowing not to impeach?
Maybe it’s just a “fluke,” but it appears things like “free” birth control cost everybody more money.
Anti-gun crusaders' video sends the unintended message that gun control laws like those in Mr. Bloomberg's city, and Governor Cuomo's state, facilitate and enable domestic violence

Heritage Foundation

Taxpayers Cover Cost of Flying Immigrant Children to Hawaii

HONOLULU—Although 2,500 miles from the continental United States, Hawaii has joined the list of states temporarily housing unaccompanied minors from Central America who have illegally... Read More The post Taxpayers Cover Cost of Flying Immigrant Children to Hawaii appeared first on Daily Sig

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Gov. Terry McAuliffe said the border crisis is a federal problem, not Virginia’s, and that undocumented children are only being housed at one location in the state—even... Read More The post Terry McAuliffe Underestimates Child Immigrants in Virginia appeared first on Daily Si
Education officials in New Jersey are being sued for allegedly infringing on a student’s free-speech rights when he was accused of bullying another student. According to... Read More The post Did New Jersey School’s Anti-Bullying Policy Go Too Far? appeared first on Daily Signal.
At dawn last Friday, a group of hooded men — hidden, but unmistakably officers from Venezuela’s Military Intelligence — burst into the cell of political... Read More The post ‘Whatever It Takes’: U.S. Action Encourages Opposition to Venezuelan Regime appeared first on

Townhall.com

American Grocery Bills Resemble Life in "The Hunger Games"

?President Obama has taken to having sit down lunches with people who write him letters. I wonder if I could get a free burger from POTUS if I wrote him a heartfelt letter about my “too damn high” grocery bills. A free burger certainly would not come amiss in times such as these.

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31 Jul 2014, 11:01 pm

The War on Business has been unrelenting during this administration, and with a little more than two years left (and the love affair of executive orders), the battles will become more intense.
Have we arrived at the point in our nation that a Democratic president and powerful members of his administration can act as lawlessly as they choose without any significant objection or protest from the Democratic Party, the liberal media and Democratic voters?
The front pages across the world tell an old and familiar story. Hatred of the Jews is back. The sons and daughters of Abraham enjoyed a brief respite from an ancient hatred, but it was only an intermission. The old story never ends.

The Corner

The Border Bill, Cont.

Negotiations are ongoing on the border bill, with immigration hawks attempting to tighten up the asylum language and get the DACA provision back to the Cruz version without what they consider the loopholes of the current version. Word is that the leadership is just four votes short, but that could

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It’s “incomprehensible” that House Republicans can’t get their act together and pass an immigration bill, Charles Krauthammer said on Thursday’s Special Report. What the Republicans should do is very simple, he said: “Anybody who enters illegally through the M
The Center for Immigration Studies has released an analysis of the House leadership’s border bill that says the bill’s border security provisions are actually a “Trojan Horse permitting unaccompanied minors to ask for adjustment of status to lawful permanent residence.” &ld
House Republicans who don’t want to vote for a border package that includes legislative language targeting President Obama’s executive orders were pretty candid about their reasons during a special conference meeting Thursday afternoon. “I think there’s some members who don

Red State

BREAKING: House GOP Pull Their Immigration Bill

House Republican leaders do not have the votes to fund Barack Obama’s amnesty/immigration plan. So they pulled it. The House leaders are thus far insistent they will not close the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. They would rather be embarrassed in their failure to do an

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Wait, what? The post Democrat in Ohio-GOV losing ground among people who… know who he is? appeared first on RedState.
Progressives are language manipulation masters. Their arguments for or against an issue are designed to corner you with words created to make the ill-prepared and/or the simple-minded retreat from the argument. And they love to play victim and scream about their rights being violated if you do not
On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Erick Erickson to discuss next weekend's RedState Gathering in Texas, why you should attend and who will be speaking. The post Erick Erickson with a Preview of the RedState Gathering appeared first on RedState.
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