Jeb Bush: 'I'm not backing down' from immigration stance

26 Feb 2015, 10:51 pm

Byron York PALM BEACH, Fla.-- In perhaps his most campaign-style speech so far, not-yet-official GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush vowed Thursday not to alter his views on immigration despite intense opposition among some parts of the Republican base. "If I go beyond the consideration of running,

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26 Feb 2015, 10:41 pm

(Steven Hayward)Our pals at the Energy and Environment Legal Institute issued the following press release today, which I post here in full: For Immediate Release: February 26, 2015 Contact: Craig Richardson Richardson@eelegal.org 703-981-5553 Following Rep. Grijalva Inspiration, E&E Legal Files

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26 Feb 2015, 9:01 pm

Elites.

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"Mr. President, catch this."

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The American Spectator

Hillary Clinton's Foundation Took Foreign Donations

While the Clintons were struggling to make ends meet, they decided to start a foundation that would help others just like them across the globe. The Clinton Foundation, which focuses on global poverty, the spread of HIV and AIDS in developing countries and combating Climate Change, is an internatio

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26 Feb 2015, 10:59 am

There is an episode of the TV show Top Gear involving a Prius hybrid and automatic weapons. Oh, how I wish I could do the same to a Tesla. Unfortunately, I (like you) am too poor to afford a Tesla. But that doesn’t mean we won’t continue to be forced to “help” Elon Musk buil
Greetings from Maryland where I’m attending the Conservative Political Action Conference so that you don't have to. While we are only in the early hours of the conference, I have already seen more articles of clothing fashioned from the American flag than I thought were humanly possible. Ther


26 Feb 2015, 5:07 am

Before I start into her speech, let me just say that Palin, as a person, is unfailingly nice. So nice, in fact, that last night, she spent close to an hour in the hotel’s lobby bar taking selfies with college Republicans and shaking hands. She even took a photo with yours truly. And we need m

The Federalist

Cruz on Clinton: U.S. Leaders Shouldn’t Be On Payroll Of Foreign Nations

Ted Cruz says cronyism is a big enough problem in government, but no president or secretary of state should be taking cash from foreign governments.

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Steven Benen think private employers raising their wages in response to market forces is a triumph for the minimum wage. Say what?
Republicans have a responsibility to disrupt the president’s plans for Iran if they truly believe its wrong path for the nation.
The Islamic State is difficult to comprehend only for secularists who believe religion is an aberration in the modern world. Actually, they are.

The Washington Free Beacon

China’s Space Weapons Threaten U.S. Satellites

China is developing significant space warfare capabilities that threaten U.S. strategic satellite systems, the commander of the U.S. Strategic Command told Congress on Thursday. “We’ve seen very disturbing trends in space, particularly from nation states like China, as well as Russia, w

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A person who recently traveled to an Ebola-affected area was transported to a hospital in Arlington, Va., this morning, but county officials do not believe the individual has the disease, the Washington Post reports.
A leading veterans group proposed expanding the number of health care options for veterans, including private insurance, in a report released on Thursday.

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

Toward a Winning Communications Strategy

It is ironic that at the present time the party of Ronald Reagan, the man known as “The Great Communicator” should so often find itself unable to clearly define its policies.

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The Democratic Party’s Obama-induced leftward stampede presents an opportunity for a proven, pro-market, conservative Republican.
Al-Shabaab promises more terrorist attacks on shopping malls in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
Having the State Department fronted by a 30-something with more hair than wit serves many purposes of the current administration. 

Heritage Foundation

Top 12 Takeaways From America’s Biggest Conservative Conference

The Daily Signal made its CPAC debut this year, closely following the 2016 contenders and hot policy debates at America’s largest conservative conference. We’ve pulled... Read More The post Top 12 Takeaways From America’s Biggest Conservative Conference appeared first on Daily Sig

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal today criticized President Obama for failing to properly combat ISIS and said the United States needs to “hunt down and kill”... Read More The post Bobby Jindal Says ISIS Fighters Need to Be ‘Hunted Down and Killed’ appeared first on Daily Signal.
When a heckler briefly broke into his speech this evening, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker had a ready comeback. Walker joked that the man must be... Read More The post Scott Walker Casts Himself as Champion of ‘Hard-Working Taxpayers’ appeared first on Daily Signal.
Don’t expect Amtrak to stop selling $16.15 burgers for $9.50—and asking taxpayers to subsidize the loss. In a 2012 House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing,... Read More The post New House Bill Unlikely to End Amtrak’s Habit of Losing Taxpayer Money Selling Food a

Townhall.com

The States With the Top Job-Producing Climates Have Two Interesting Things In Common

Given the results of these states' historical and last November's elections, it would be very difficult to not directly connect political ideology and party affiliation with their economic performance. Elections have consequences and these states are enjoying those results.

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26 Feb 2015, 11:01 pm

Democrats are playing a dangerous game with Israel by snubbing the prime minister of America's staunchest Middle East ally.
Hollywood can't help itself. The glitteries inevitably use the Academy Awards to push their personal politics, sometimes cheap and occasionally not, rewarding razzle-dazzle over real life. This year the two most important Oscars, for best picture and best director, went to "Birdman," about razzle-da
WASHINGTON -- In the days leading up to President Obama's veto of the Keystone XL pipeline, 14 oil tanker railroad cars derailed in West Virginia and exploded in a fiery environmental disaster.

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 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Friends: DHS, the Export-Import Bank, and Scott Walkerpalooza

Welcome to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Friends! Tonight, Casey Mattox of the Alliance Defending Freedom joins Jay Caruso of Pocket Full of Liberty, F. Bill McMorris of the Washington Free Beacon, Neal Dewing of the Federalist, and Scott Lincicome of the Cato Institute to discuss the ongoing

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If the nascent Jeb Bush presidential campaign has a central message other than “I am entitled” it is that Americans are pretty stupid and they need their betters to run things for them. Take, for instance, Jeb Bush’s comments on the egregious loser-ness that being American entails
  Over the last several years I have often heard well-intended folks on both sides of the marriage debate throw up their hands in exasperation and say something along the lines of, “Why don’t we just get the government out of marriage? Just let churches do what they want and keep t
It looks like Bruce Rauner might actually have meant it when he talked about reform. The post I hope that Gov. Bruce Rauner (R, Illinois) knows what a blood oath is… appeared first on RedState.
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