Senate Judiciary to Grill Obama’s AG Nominee

28 Jan 2015, 4:00 am

The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold two days of hearings starting Wednesday to consider President Obama’s nominee for Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, and Republican members will use every opportunity to challenge the Obama administration’s executive actions on a wide range of issue

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President Obama’s foreign policy pronouncements all over the world either aren’t holding up or just don’t reflect reality, a new essay by Commentary‘s Peter Wehner points out. At his State of the Union, Obama bragged about his leadership against Russia and his support for Uk

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The arrest of a Russian SVR intelligence officer and identification of two of his accomplices in New York this week highlights aggressive spying operations around the world under Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Evgeny Buryakov, an SVR officer working undercover as an employee of a Russian bank, was

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A delegation of Muslim Brotherhood-aligned leaders was hosted at the State Department this week for a meeting about their ongoing efforts to oppose the current government of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who rose to power following the 2013 overthrow of Brotherhood-ally Mohamed Morsi.

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The American Spectator

The Boehner and Bush Problem

So there sat the Republican Speaker of the House on 60 Minutes, and the conversation with Scott Pelley went like this: PELLEY: Mr. Speaker, can you bring the Tea Party in line? There are Tea Party groups that hold fundraisers under the heading of, “Let’s fire the Speaker.” They d

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28 Jan 2015, 12:00 am

TuesdayIn Isaiah, the prophet comes to see the Lord God Jehovah with his own eyes. And after cleansing Isaiah of sin, the Lord announces he plans to send a message of warning to sinning mankind. But who will send the message? Isaiah answers, “Here I am, Lord. Send me.” I have the melanc


28 Jan 2015, 12:00 am

Hollywood produces an endless stream of decadent and objectionable movies. Few of those generate any outrage on the Left. Often they inspire praise and spirited defenses. Clint Eastwood’s pro-euthanasia movie Million Dollar Baby won an Academy Award for best picture and best director. Eastwoo


28 Jan 2015, 12:00 am

Bob Uecker is surely in the front row of baseball funnymen. Those familiar with the Ueck’s shtick, and with those Miller Lite commercials of a couple of decades back, will understand and agree. In fact, Uecker is nearly as funny as Joe Garagiola thinks Joe Garagiola is. This is high praise in

The Federalist

It Doesn’t Matter That Bergdahl Is A Deserter

While the deal for Bowe Bergdahl may have been illegal and undermined national security, the soldier's actions are separate issue.

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Jonathan Chait says PC language policing perverts liberalism. He's wrong. Liberalism depends on the language police, as Chait himself proves.
No one really acts as if Islam and Christianity are an equal threat. So what exactly causes one religion to be more violent?
Near-total ignorance about how sizable chunks of America see the world should embarrass everyone. Listening to each other’s music is hardly a big ask, especially when hip-hop kicks ass.

The Washington Free Beacon

Senate Judiciary to Grill Obama’s AG Nominee

The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold two days of hearings starting Wednesday to consider President Obama’s nominee for Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, and Republican members will use every opportunity to challenge the Obama administration’s executive actions on a wide range of issue

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The arrest of a Russian SVR intelligence officer and identification of two of his accomplices in New York this week highlights aggressive spying operations around the world under Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Evgeny Buryakov, an SVR officer working undercover as an employee of a Russian bank, was
A delegation of Muslim Brotherhood-aligned leaders was hosted at the State Department this week for a meeting about their ongoing efforts to oppose the current government of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who rose to power following the 2013 overthrow of Brotherhood-ally Mohamed Morsi.

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

Rubio's Use of Language

Language is malleable and can be arranged in infinite combinations to generate almost any response, emotion, or action. We need to take advantage of that magic. Don’t keep trying to pull the same rabbit out of the same hat.    

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A war is coming.  China is intent on it and there is nothing any other party can do about it.  The question from here is what is the likely timing? 
Advocates think body cameras hold all the answers...but they're not even asking the right questions.
Call it the Blizzard of Oz.  The “Snowstorm of the Century.”  Monday was supposed to be historic.  All we got was histrionics.

Heritage Foundation

Here’s Paul Ryan’s Recipe for Achieving Economic Freedom

Rep. Paul Ryan has a simple recipe for how the U.S. can achieve greater economic freedom. Ryan, R-Wis., said Tuesday that stronger trade policies and... Read More The post Here’s Paul Ryan’s Recipe for Achieving Economic Freedom appeared first on Daily Signal.

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President Obama is abandoning his controversial plan to tax the interest on 529 savings accounts, the White House announced Tuesday. The 529 plans are savings accounts... Read More The post Your 529 Plan Is Safe. Here’s Why the White House Changed Course. appeared first on Daily Signal.
Three prominent anti-slavery activists and opposition politicians in Mauritania were sentenced to two years in prison earlier this month. Biram Dah Abeid, the runner-up in... Read More The post Anti-Slavery Activists Imprisoned in Mauritania appeared first on Daily Signal.
In the midst of his recovery from a serious accident at his home in Nevada, Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has gotten some more bad news:... Read More The post Felony Conviction of Reid Contributor Upheld By Ninth Circuit appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

Maybe Freedom Should Come with a Government Warning

Unconfirmed reports of Michael Bloomberg weeping with joy have been trickling in since the CDC decided to out-nanny the former NYC Mayor, and ban smoking at every private business in America.

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Dear Reader: Rather than old-fashioned, I think your question is right on target. Especially with the new one-touch payment methods, such as Apple Pay, it's easier than ever to rely on credit cards.
Former Democratic presidential aspirant Howard Dean thinks that the Americans who have been going in droves to see the Clint Eastwood movie American Sniper are angry...


27 Jan 2015, 11:01 pm

A lot of our work starts at the top down, or whats commonly referred to as macro analysis. We can take the lens further and further back to get a general picture then zoom in (micro) for details. Much is being made of the global economy, but its really about Europes perpetual fall from grace.

The Corner

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Why not get amazing wines delivered right to your door by joining the National Review Wine Club!  Join today and you’ll save $100 on 12 world-class wines. Plus, you’ll get two bottles of elegant Gracenote Pinot Noir worth $50 at no additional cost. For more information, click here.

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28 Jan 2015, 1:45 am

There has long been a gap in the market for a one-volume study Bible for conservative Catholics. There are excellent study Bibles using the official U.S. Catholic translation, the New American Bible, but many conservatives dislike that version because they think its language is clunky and prosaic,
Books and other culture-products geared to anniversaries tend to overstate their case (“1383: Turning Point of Human Hist’rah!”), but when it comes to the world of music, the new book 1965: The Most Revolutionary Year in Music by Andrew Grant Jackson makes a powerful case. For one
Nowhere in the rule book does it say that Democrats can’t play the race card against other Democrats. With young House Democrats itching to break into the leadership ranks held by senior Democrats, the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus issued a veiled threat that his organization would

Red State

The Common Core and the 2016 Republican Candidates

We asked the Republicans who met at the Iowa Freedom Summit what they thought about Common Core. Let’s just say the conservatives running are not exactly fans of Common Core. Hear them in their own words: The post The Common Core and the 2016 Republican Candidates appeared first on RedState.

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You’ve no doubt already heard that Scott Walker is, yea, indeed, running for President – with a hundred ‘Throne of Skulls’ jokes already blossoming on Twitter* – but I don’t want to hit that.  I want to hit a problem that I have with the Washington Post&rsqu
It is difficult not to feel sorry for a mildly-addled and useless time-server like Elijah Cummings. He was named “stuckee” by the Democrat caucus and serves as the senior Democrat on the special committee Trey Gowdy chairs investigating Obama’s and Hillary Clinton&r
Erin May is the mother of two boys in the Lafayette Parish School System. She may also be on the verge of launching a revolution to take education back from the bureaucrats. Mrs. May’s sons are required this year to take the PARCC exam in Louisiana. PARCC is the Common Core exam in Louisiana.
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