In announcing run, Santorum delivers toughest message of any Republican on immigration

28 May 2015, 1:05 am

Byron York In his June 6, 2011 speech declaring his first run for the presidency, former Sen. Rick Santorum didn't mention immigration.

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A nuclear deterrent will be a perfect complement for the Iranian regime’s ideology of terrorism and extremism. 

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Today’s advocates of same-sex marriage need to be aware of the quite insidious deeper historical-ideological forces they are unwittingly serving. 

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China is on the rise and on the march and is preparing to call our “Pacific pivot” bluff. 

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The American Spectator

Everything You Need To Know About FIFA And The World’s Biggest Sports Scandal

An FBI investigation led to the arrest Wednesday of seven top officials of FIFA, the organization that governs world soccer, in Switzerland. Overall, 14 people will face 47 racketeering, corruption, money laundering and wire fraud charges. The investigation alleges, among other accusations, that me

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27 May 2015, 11:47 am

You might not know it, but about half the cost of your preferred alcoholic beverage is made up of taxes and fees. One man in Congress, Rep. Todd Young (R-Ind.) wants to change that. Today he introduced a bill that would introduced a bill that would cut the current federal excise tax rate
Monday–Memorial DayHmmm. Cloudy day today here in West Hollywood. I am sitting at a sushi restaurant on Sunset Strip with my dear pal, Phil DeMuth, world’s most reliable human. The food is fine and Phil’s conversation is brilliant, as always. He is a super-smart analyst of family
Monday–Memorial DayHmmm. Cloudy day today here in West Hollywood. I am sitting at a sushi restaurant on Sunset Strip with my dear pal, Phil DeMuth, world’s most reliable human. The food is fine and Phil’s conversation is brilliant, as always. He is a super-smart analyst of family

The Federalist

The Federalist Radio Hour: Chris Jacobs and Dustin Siggins

Ben speaks with Chris Jacobs about Obamacare and Dustin Siggins about the transgender controversy surrounding Fairfax County schools.

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The U.S. Department of Justice’s indictment of 14 top FIFA officials should make us define the limits of American power, not cheer.
Why do we have to read about the feds using Capone-esque tactics to nab corrupt FIFA officials?
A case in Virginia demonstrates how far the Obama administration will go to force its sexual ideology—regardless of self-governance, local control, and childish innocence

The Washington Free Beacon

Hillary Clinton: ‘You’re Not Going to See Me Turn White in the White House’

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Internal Revenue Service believes the theft of about 100,000 taxpayers' personal data from its computer system originated in Russia, CNN reported on Wednesday.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter called on Wednesday for a halt to island-building by all parties in the South China Sea and an end to militarization of the dispute, saying the United States would be the principle security power in the region for decades to come.

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

Putin and the Super Power Super Bowl Ring Scandal

The story of when Vladimir Putin stole the Patriots' owner's Super Bowl ring, and what the Bush administration did about it.

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China is on the rise and on the march and is preparing to call our “Pacific pivot” bluff. 
Debt and hopelessness are increasingly driving our nation's college students to desperation.  Maybe it's time the university system did something.
What’s wrong with shacking up?  America became a de facto shack up society years ago.  Marriage, we were told, was passé. 

Heritage Foundation

Labor Pains: Why the Birth Rate Is Down and What That Means

When Maria Harrill was growing up in suburban Maryland in the early 1990s, she kept a journal outlining all the things she’d do when she... Read More The post Labor Pains: Why the Birth Rate Is Down and What That Means appeared first on The Daily Signal.

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In my first two interviews with former Obama senior advisor David Axelrod, we talked about the growing divide among “Red” and “Blue” America and his predictions... Read More The post David Axelrod Evaluates Obama’s Handling of Racial Issues, Inner City Problems ap
The Internal Revenue Service seized Lyndon McLellan’s life savings of $107,702 just because agents didn’t like the size of the convenience store owner’s bank deposits. If... Read More The post Takeaway of Reform: It’d Be Harder for Authorities to Take Away Your Cash, Pr
In a controversial use of executive power, the Obama administration has finalized a set of environmental regulations expanding its authority over the nation’s waterways. On... Read More The post Obama’s Latest Environmental Action: A New Water Rule appeared first on The Daily Signal.

CRB Killed the Radio Star

Its the Buggles and 1979 all over again. Except this time its not video killing the radio star, its the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) threatening to kill Internet radio.

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It's graduation time again, and that means speeches, speeches everywhere. As someone who has taught at universities for the past 25 years, I have heard plenty of them.

27 May 2015, 11:01 pm

Liberals learned an unforgettable lesson: Price controls on gasoline don't work. In recent decades, when gas prices have soared, Democrats have shown no desire to repeat the lesson. But they embrace a similar approach for another problem: low pay for many workers.
On November 11, 2011, Congress voted to award a Congressional Gold Medal for the 20,000 black Marines of Montford Point, the first blacks to serve as Marines. I write about Staff Sgt. Elder -- and my struggle to understand him -- in my latest book, "Dear Father, Dear Son."

The Corner

Meet Marina

A woman you will want to know is Marina Nemat. She is impressive in multiple ways. She is a human-rights champion. She was once a political prisoner in her native country, Iran. She was arrested at 16. She spent more than two years in one of the worst places on earth, Evin Prison. Since 1991, she h

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27 May 2015, 5:29 pm

I just got my hard copy of The New Yorker. Here’s the cover: My wife tells me others have pointed this out already, but I’ll go ahead and give my take: Lame. The only way this cover “works” is if the artist deliberately edits out an African-American an Indian-America

27 May 2015, 4:17 pm

In the most recent issue of our print magazine, Charlie Cooke explains that support for free speech should be absolute, without regard to whether you agree or disagree with what is being said. (Charlie’s thoughts can be read at the link for 25 cents, which is a bargain since it’s at lea
At the Washington Examiner, Byron York notices what was missing from Senator Sanders’s detailed, “densely-packed,” and “sweeping” announcement speech yesterday: The startling omission was the issue of race and policing that has roiled the political deb

Red State

Tech at Night: Democrats and fellow travelers shut down more of the War on Terror

Yeah, at this point Rand Paul is pretty much running as Hillary Clinton-lite. You see, through various intelligence programs, the US government is able to identify foreign terrorist organizations. When those terrorists then contact folks in the United States, we have legitimate reason to know

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27 May 2015, 10:14 pm

Earlier today, Rick Santorum declared his candidacy for President of the United States. Santorum lost his re-election bid for the Senate in Pennsylvania in 2006. He has not held office since. There are a lot of people who wonder why Rick Santorum thinks he has a chance and why he is running. That r

27 May 2015, 10:00 pm

Partially based on this post by Caleb Howe and partially based on this Blake Hounshell tweet, I've got a quick thought for journalists: How about actually doing your jobs? I get it, you don't like people on the Internet and social media telling you to do your job and all, but considering I use
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, now running for President as a Democrat (and thus forcing the Democrats to take some ownership of having had an avowed Socialist in their Senate caucus for the past decade plus) thinks that America's children are starving due to too many brands of deodorant. No, real