The House energy bill looks like it will not include a repeal of the crude oil export ban. Why?

2 Mar 2015, 4:21 pm

Clinging to the past for all the wrong reasons

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday that Iran should commit to a verifiable freeze of at least 10 years on its nuclear activity for a landmark atomic deal to be reached, but said the odds were still against sealing a final agreement.

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Jason Russell With Congress looking to rewrite the federal role in K-12 education, Democrats should strongly consider compromising with Republicans to get reform passed now. washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential

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VIENNA (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear watchdog chief said on Monday Iran was being slow to cooperate with his agency's investigation into the Iranian atomic program and that the inquiry could not continue indefinitely.

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The American Spectator

Barbara Mikulski to Retire, Yell At Someone Else Now

I am finally returned, rested and recovered from CPAC. Fortunately, unlike other years, this CPAC only forced me to confront my claustrophobia in the main hallways, and not in a dark and dank ballroom, which should cut down on the post traumatic stress quite a bit. Plus, this Monday is greeted with

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There are lots of good reasons to oppose President Obama's move to grant a form of amnesty to millions of illegal aliens -- reasons that transcend anybody's position on broader issues of immigration reform. But as we head into this battle over tying that amnesty to DHS funding and the beating Repub
A short time ago, Ross praised UN Ambassador Samantha Power's speech to AIPAC. He began with the caveat, "Frankly, I don't trust anyone who works for Barack Obama because I don't trust Obama himself." Ross should have stopped right then and there. First of all, I don't buy it for a minute when she
Well, I guess the Obama Administration's campaign against Benjamin Netanyahu and Israel isn't working out so well. Over the past couple of days, Secretary of State John Kerry has been playing nice with Israel. Yesterday, during an appearance on ABC's This Week, Kerry indicated that Netanyahu is "we

The Federalist

The U.S. Constitution Actually Bans Hillary’s Foreign Government Payola

Hillary Clinton's foreign cash payola from countries like Oman, Qatar, and Algeria has been banned by the U.S. Constitution for more than two centuries.

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A regime that seeks "equality for all and special favors for none" may leave many challenges, but America is up to them.
House leaders abruptly pulled a rewrite of No Child Left Behind after grassroots pressure peeled away enough conservative votes to deny it passage Friday.


2 Mar 2015, 6:57 am

It is clear that Barack Obama loves his country. But with what kind of love?

The Washington Free Beacon

Obama Says Iran Must Halt Nuclear Work for At Least a Decade

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday that Iran should commit to a verifiable freeze of at least 10 years on its nuclear activity for a landmark atomic deal to be reached, but said the odds were still against sealing a final agreement.

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VIENNA (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear watchdog chief said on Monday Iran was being slow to cooperate with his agency's investigation into the Iranian atomic program and that the inquiry could not continue indefinitely.
Does doing a guest spot on NBC merit an invitation to Matt Zimmerman's wedding? If so, we'll pass.


2 Mar 2015, 3:30 pm

U.S. allies are raising concerns about what they say is unwillingness on the part of the Obama administration to share vital intelligence that could prove decisive in conflicts in Europe and the Middle East.

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

Going Home to the Reagan Years

Those who purposefully avoid repeating the successful lessons of history are fools, and historians will judge them as such.

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Allowing Iranian nukes is by far the most dangerous act of submission to violent Islam.


2 Mar 2015, 12:00 am

The truth behind Muslim "civil rights" groups in the West.
Everywhere Democrat bourgeoisie are in power, the middle-class workers are exploited and subjugated, while those who are in poverty are forced into the entitlementariat.  

Heritage Foundation

Who Has the Last Word When It Comes to Redistricting?

The Supreme Court heard a vigorous debate today over who ultimately has the constitutional authority to determine where the boundary lines are drawn for congressional... Read More The post Who Has the Last Word When It Comes to Redistricting? appeared first on Daily Signal.

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Tomorrow, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address a joint session of Congress, warning against the military potential of Iran’s nuclear program. The Israeli leader... Read More The post Why Netanyahu’s Speech to Congress Is Churchillian appeared first on Daily Signal.
What do you get when a foreign prime minister slights the president of the United States by accepting a secret invitation from the speaker of... Read More The post What Netanyahu Should Say to Congress appeared first on Daily Signal.
Following questions raised by a prominent senator last month, the Internal Revenue Service clarified that illegal immigrants granted deferred action by President Obama are eligible... Read More The post IRS Says Illegal Immigrants Eligible for Tax Credits appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

Overreaching in Plain English

Get this: The federal government is trying to explain things to citizens in plain English.

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Late Friday night, Congress passed legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security for one week. This vote followed weeks of debate over efforts to attach a prohibition on funding President Obama's executive order granting amnesty to certain illegal immigrants to the Homeland Security fundin


2 Mar 2015, 2:33 pm

Now it's come out that John Kerry and the administration's other foreign policy masterminds have been withholding details of Washington's coming deal with Teheran from our "ally" Israel. There are some things, they figure, it is better the Israelis not know.
I attended the annual Conservative Political Action Conference this past weekend, and as usual, it ended with a much hyped but slanted presidential straw poll.

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

Obama’s Executive Amnesty is Much, Much Worse than You Think

Unless you are one of Obama’s bootlickers in the Senate, you probably are under the impression that Obama’s executive amnesty is a bad idea even if, like me, you are somewhat squishy on the issue of immigration itself. But however bad you thought it was that Obama is seeking to unilater

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If Hillary Clinton wants to run with Obama and not against him, she will have to run against herself. The post Hillary Clinton STARTED OFF as the villain. How does she plan to become the hero? appeared first on RedState.
As we saw last week, Speaker ‘s leadership has become so weak that he’s being forced to subcontract the Speakership to minority leader Nancy “no really, I never have to blink” Pelosi. His attempt to fund DHS for three weeks was rejected by the House, he lost 51 GOP votes. Th
Watch Israeli PM Netanyahu speak to AIPAC live this morning in DC. The post Netanyahu at AIPAC: Watch Live appeared first on RedState.
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