The Jewish Revolt

30 May 2015, 4:00 am

Bruce Hoffman’s Anonymous Soldiers is a deftly written account of the Jewish revolt against the British in 1940s Palestine. Despite its scholarship—it draws heavily on recently declassified British documents—and its significant bulk, it is a page-turner that leaves the reader feeli

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30 May 2015, 4:00 am

On December 27, 1894, thousands of spectators braved the winter chill and massed outside the main courtyard of the Ecole Militaire in Paris. They gathered to witness the humiliation of Alfred Dreyfus, an army officer just convicted of passing secret documents to Germany. Through a fence, they saw Dr

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Pope Francis's "Angel of Peace" has his work cut out for him in this case.

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There is a new hydra loose in the world; one far more deadly than its mythical forbearer, for unlike the original, its reach is global. 

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The American Spectator

Hillary Clinton Spends a Lot of Cash on Pantsuits

This morning, we learned that Bill Clinton won't accept an award from your organization unless you also offer him a cool half million for the Clinton Foundation — and it doesn't matter if your organization is doing the Lord's work of helping victims of the Indonesian tsunami, either, as super

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“Prestidigitation” is a word much beloved by professional authors. It is long, it has an appealing sound and rhythm, yet it is fairly self-explanatory. You get to show off your vocabulary and skill without losing the reader, which is itself a feat of… well, prestidigitation, i.e.
“Prestidigitation” is a word much beloved by professional authors. It is long, it has an appealing sound and rhythm, yet it is fairly self-explanatory. You get to show off your vocabulary and skill without losing the reader, which is itself a feat of… well, prestidigitation, i.e.


29 May 2015, 10:28 am

Video of UXodRLLkth4 Alert patriots don’t want to miss this panel of Egyptians pinning the tail on our donkey. One of the many delusional promises Barack Obama came to office on was that he would improve the standing of America across the world. Here’s just one example of how that&

The Federalist

The Federalist Radio Hour: Bill McMorris and Sean Davis

Ben speaks with Bill McMorris of the Washington Free Beacon about the moral state of America.

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Social conservatives think the country is more pro-life. But the label doesn't reveal what people really think.
In addition to the obvious, concrete benefits of a successfully completed DIY project, there are a number of valuable life lessons embedded in the work.
The only thing that's inevitable in politics is crushing disappointment. So you might as well be entertained.

The Washington Free Beacon

The Jewish Revolt

Bruce Hoffman’s Anonymous Soldiers is a deftly written account of the Jewish revolt against the British in 1940s Palestine. Despite its scholarship—it draws heavily on recently declassified British documents—and its significant bulk, it is a page-turner that leaves the reader feeli

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30 May 2015, 4:00 am

On December 27, 1894, thousands of spectators braved the winter chill and massed outside the main courtyard of the Ecole Militaire in Paris. They gathered to witness the humiliation of Alfred Dreyfus, an army officer just convicted of passing secret documents to Germany. Through a fence, they saw Dr
China has unveiled a new twin-fuselage drone that analysts say will give the People’s Liberation Army long-range surveillance and strike capabilities. The Shen Diao, or Divine Eagle, remotely piloted aircraft is being developed by China’s Shenyang Aircraft Corporation and appears from C

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

Amy Schumer, champion of feminine jealousy

Now it is men's fault that some women are more attractive than others.

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30 May 2015, 12:00 am

The polls prove it: things are only going to get worse for Mrs. Clinton.
The debate, set in the Upper West Side of Manhattan, was lively and informative but also distressing.  The winner was a surprise.


30 May 2015, 12:00 am

Politically cultivated victimhood is merely a justification for power. Not every affirmative-action minority is a disadvantaged victim... above all, Asians.

Heritage Foundation

How the Government Should Go About Gathering Data

“We’ve got to figure some way out of this.” That’s Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, referring to congressional deadlock over key provisions of the Patriot... Read More The post How the Government Should Go About Gathering Data appeared first on The Daily Signal.

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What do you do if you’re pursuing unpopular interests that are contrary to the public good? How do you force change in a democratic republic... Read More The post Here’s How We Combat the Government’s Cultural Cronyism appeared first on The Daily Signal.
A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals handed the Obama administration a huge defeat this week. It denied the government’s request for... Read More The post The Obama Administration Was Handed a Huge Immigration Defeat. Here’s Why It Matters. appeared first on
This week, the Environmental Protection Agency announced its biofuels targets for 2014-16 as part of the Renewable Fuels Standard passed in 2005. In the interest... Read More The post Don’t Tweak the Biofuels Mandate, End It appeared first on The Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

How Dishonest is Barack Obama?

A week ago Friday was an unusual day for the editorial page of The New York Times. An unsigned editorial in the paper lashed out at the president for his public statements about reengaging in Iraq.

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29 May 2015, 11:01 pm

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) committed two high political offenses against the Republican establishment this past week causing some party leaders and bloggers to attack Senator Pauls motives and engage in some old-fashioned fear mongering.
While Cecile Richards and her pro-choice allies in the abortion industry may be gleefully reading over the new Gallup poll today on abortion views in this country, once they dig a little deeper, its obvious that they should hold off on opening the champagne bottles.
The media should be having a field day with presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. For her entire political life, Hillary Clintons name has been synonymous with scandal.

The Corner

UN Pushes Medical Discrimination Against Elderly

The United Nations wants countries to prioritize lowering “premature death,” which doctors in the UK say will force medical discrimination against the elderly. From the Telegraph story: The NHS could be led to discriminate against the over 70s to meet ‘highly unethical’ UN

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I was planning to write a rebuttal to Jonah’s latest G-File, but I have decided against doing so. I decided this because whichever form our world-ending apocalypse takes, I am sure it will arrive before I come up with a line better than: “To paraphrase another Old Whig, Margare
Following a Chicago grand jury’s decision to indict former House speaker Dennis Hastert on charges that he violated federal banking laws by paying $3.5 million to an unnamed person to cover up “past misconduct,” rumors have abounded about what exactly that misconduct might be. Th


29 May 2015, 4:55 pm

Rich, you ask why it fell to the United States to clean up FIFA. Good question. In a more sensible world, those who are the most invested in FIFA would have gone after the corruption long before it reached these shores. But, for whatever reason, they didn’t. And so, by the time that the scan

Red State

Tech at Night: Internet anarchist and Silk Road founder gets life

Ross Ulbricht, aka the Dread Pirate Roberts, founded an online crime syndicate using the Tor network. Drugs, human trafficking, guns, and even possibly murder for hire were traded in the network. He was caught, and he got life in prison. These are the threats, not monitoring terrorists. The Obama a

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Going back to the point I made earlier in the day, I don't have to make up lies about Democrats. If I can't develop a migraine by the end of the day just seeing what they are doing in the open I'm just not trying. Case in point. To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami,
Laura Kipnis made a mistake: she's an academic who publicly challenged the idea of Title IX. Now she's being sued... under Title IX. The post The Title IX witch-hunt of Laura Kipnis, presented in real-time. appeared first on RedState.
As their previous actions have shown, the Obama administration has proven it has no idea what a functional economic policy looks like. Obamacare is the biggest example of this, but the Department of Labor has just given us another. They are creating what amounts to a blacklist rule to help determin
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