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A green energy company accused by two former employees of filing fraudulent applications for federal grant money will receive additional subsidies to research geothermal energy, the Department of Energy announced on Tuesday.

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Turn 'em all into tax raisers

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DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has arrested 93 people suspected of belonging to the Islamic State militant group, including two people who planned a failed suicide car bombing against the U.S. embassy in Riyadh, the interior ministry said on Tuesday

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The American Spectator

Where Are The Rest of Baltimore's Mothers?

You've probably seen this video by now. If not, it is well worth watching. When one mother in Baltimore saw her son participating in yesterday's riots on TV, she sprang into action and gave him an old fashioned whuppin'. Normally, I don't go for that sort of thing, but there are occasions when some

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Reports on this are unconfirmed and the United States is denying, but British media (including the Telegraph and the BBC) is reporting that a US cargo vessel was fired on and then seized by Iranian officials this morning, and has been taken to an Iranian port. The Iranians maintained that the ship
This morning, as the Baltimore Fire Department puts out the last of the blazes that burned overnight, and looting has subsided to a minimum thanks to the overnight appearance of the Maryland National Guard, the residents of Baltimore are coming out of their houses to clean up and rebuild.  L


28 Apr 2015, 3:00 am

TampaA proposed amendment to the Florida state constitution which would oblige the state to promote the use of solar energy is going to the Florida Supreme Court to see if its wording is proper. Here’s how this one starts out: “It shall be the policy of the state to encourage and promot

The Federalist

Top Clinton Foundation Official: “This Is Not Charity”

When asked by a reporter to describe the Clinton Foundation's charitable efforts, a top Clinton Foundation official declared, "This is not charity."

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Our 11-year-old son decided gaming wasn’t moving him toward his life goals, so he dropped it.
Is our politics bitter, contentious, unpleasant, intractable, and no fun whatsoever? Good!
Just like Ben Affleck’s, my ancestors include some bad people. Here’s some advice to help Affleck work through the shame.

The Washington Free Beacon

Green Energy Firm Accused of Ripping Off Treasury to Get More Taxpayer Money

A green energy company accused by two former employees of filing fraudulent applications for federal grant money will receive additional subsidies to research geothermal energy, the Department of Energy announced on Tuesday.

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DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has arrested 93 people suspected of belonging to the Islamic State militant group, including two people who planned a failed suicide car bombing against the U.S. embassy in Riyadh, the interior ministry said on Tuesday
A leading Democratic Super PAC is hoping to dig up dirt on a public university after it accepted grant money from a group backed by libertarian philanthropists Charles and David Koch, documents reveal. American Bridge, a pro-Hillary Clinton Super PAC backed by some of the nation’s wealthiest

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

There May be Dragons

We've never sailed the seas our global financial system is sailing right now. 

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What wouldl Archie Bunker think?
Why are Republicans supporting expensive and unnecessary renewable power programs?


28 Apr 2015, 12:00 am

From a sexual standpoint, we are now apparently whatever we think we are.

Heritage Foundation

Inside the Court: Judges Don’t Have a Crystal Ball on Marriage

Oral arguments at the Supreme Court today were fascinating. Over two and a half hours of discussion about whether the Constitution requires all 50 states... Read More The post Inside the Court: Judges Don’t Have a Crystal Ball on Marriage appeared first on The Daily Signal.

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Over this past weekend, I spoke to constituents in the eastern part of Nebraska. The one topic that came up every single place we went... Read More The post 4 Questions Americans Have About Obama’s Iran Deal appeared first on The Daily Signal.
An unfulfilled request for information—pending for over 500 days —on the relationship between the Export-Import Bank and a consulting firm with ties to the Clinton... Read More The post Exclusive: House Panel Questions Export-Import Bank on ‘Unacceptable’ Delay of Informatio
This week, House and Senate negotiators are expected to pass their budget plan. After the House and Senate passed their respective budget blueprints in March,... Read More The post What the Budget Conference Should Accomplish appeared first on The Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

The Republic of Clintonstan's Problematic Matchmaking

Hillary Clinton isn't just a Democratic candidate for president of the United States; she's co-president of the breakaway Republic of Clintonstan.

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As Americans mourn the loss of Grey's Anatomy's Dr. Dreamy, on the other side of the world people struggle to stay alive amidst the rubble from the 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 4,000 people.
From the flurry of state legal activity and heightened media coverage, many Americans are considering afresh the topic of assisted suicide.
A nations prosperity is determined by the quantity and quality of labor and capital that are productively utilized.

The Corner

Mental Bloc

A lot of coverage of the presidential race — even otherwise good and informative coverage — is proceeding on the assumption that things are going to be very different this time because Evangelicals in Iowa are split among several candidates. At Bloomberg, I argue that this is

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Over at The Federalist, Sean Davis has a must-read report about the Clinton Foundation’s extraordinary stinginess with grants. The Foundation claimed that 88 percent of its 2013 expenditures “go directly” to its alleged “life-changing work.” Not really, says Davis, who
The Associated Press reports that not every case of alleged discrimination results in fines or sanctions against business owners embroiled in gay rights-controversies: LOUISVILLE, KY.  A judge in Lexington has ruled in favor of a shop that refused to print gay pride festival T-shirts. The


28 Apr 2015, 11:48 am

Andrew, I wrote about the critics of PEN today, including Deborah Eisenberg: Eisenberg has it easy. No one will ever come try to kill her over “The Girl Who Left Her Sock on the Floor,” “Revenge of the Dinosaurs,” or any of her other stories. She gets to com

Red State

OPEN THREAD – Iran fired/boarded US Ship

Well...as usual...don't know how to get the link on this page. Read below. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/apr/28/iran-fires-boards-marshall-islands-cargo-ship/ The post OPEN THREAD – Iran fired/boarded US Ship appeared first on RedState.

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28 Apr 2015, 11:00 am

Back in the closing days of the Senate under One-Eye [mc_name name='Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV)' chamber='senate' mcid='R000146' ], Dr. Vivek Murthy was confirmed as US Surgeon General by the narrowest of margins. Democrats confirmed him, 51-43, with the support of a lone Republican: [mc_name name='Sen.
All the news seems to be focused on Baltimore these days, with lots of commentary about the riots and/or the news coverage thereof. So I thought it would be good to have some coverage of some stories that have absolutely nothing to do with Baltimore whatsoever - just completely unrelated things tha
As the primary season gets underway, CNN is an early leader out of the gate in manufacturing quotes for GOP contenders. (Via RCP transcript). At the Iowa Faith and Freedom Summit, Sen. Ted Cruz said Democrats seeking to impose gay marriage laws by judicial fiat are "fascists." The problem is that t
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