Palestinian Prisoners of Israel: Heroes or Cowardly Lions?

24 Apr 2014, 12:00 am

The black comedy continues as the Palestinians refuse to take “yes” for an answer.

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Another inconvienent truth overlooked by anthropogenic warming supporters.

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S.E. Cupp is one of the latest media figures to make a pitch on gay marriage and adoption.  As is often the case, she throws out so many canards in this cocktail of insipidness, one scarcely knows where to begin.

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We haven’t heard much lately about the “marriage penalty” in ObamaCare.

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The American Spectator

Happy Birthday Bill Shakespeare

The greatest writer of English, almost certainly the greatest writer of any language, was born 450 years ago today in John Shakespeare's home on Henley Street in Stratford-upon-Avon. Mother Mary Arden Shakespeare and child did fine. The world is so much the better for this blessed event. William Sh

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President Obama has taken executive power to a new level with his ongoing unilateral rewrites of Obamacare, but the Republicans have had enough. Thirty-eight Republican lawmakers signed a legal brief challenging Obamacare on the grounds of a special Obama-decided provision to allow congressmen and

23 Apr 2014, 9:44 am

Feature of the Day: More High School Grads Decide College Isn’t Worth It Morning Headlines Domestic                                                       &nbs

23 Apr 2014, 5:00 am

As I write this, Chicago Cubs fans are celebrating Wrigley Field's 100th birthday with some Wednesday afternoon baseball. In the eighth inning, the Cubs are beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2.  I don't think Wrigley's centennial is getting the same fanfare as Fenway Park did in 2012 beca

The Federalist

The Real Problem With Rand Paul’s Abortion Comments

Rand Paul says his "personal religious belief" is life begins when it begins. If he wants to convince others about life, he needs to step up his game.

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23 Apr 2014, 11:39 am

If you’re not an economist, you may know inequality of outcome by another term: life.
If Thomas Piketty’s popularity tells us anything, it’s that the economic ideas of the Left have moved to a pretty radical place.
Feminists would be better off teaching girl to just ask for what they want rather than taking McDonald's to so-called Human Rights Commissions.

The Washington Free Beacon

Marine: President Obama Lied to Me

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Big Government

LeBron James Takes Forearm to Throat from Josh McRoberts

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TOKYO (AP) — Standing next to Japan's leader, President Barack Obama affirmed Thursday that the U.S. would be obligated to defend Tokyo in a confrontation with Beijing over a set of disputed islands, but urged all sides to resolve the long-running dispute peacefully. Wading cautiously into a

American Thinker

Rogue Hall Monitors

IN HIS 1951 book God and Man at Yale, the document that, to simplify only a little, launched the conservative movement, William F. Buckley, Jr. lamented what he later called “the phenomenon of the somnolent college trustee.” Looking back in 2007, Buckley concluded that little had change

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11 Nov 2013, 5:09 am

President Obama’s foreign policy record remains intact. Across the world from which he is withdrawing American power and influence, governments are recognizing that where once a superpower resided, now only a shadow remains. First it was left to the Communist Chinese to admonish us against sp
It is wrong, of course, to take pleasure in the misfortune of others. Still, I must confess that I have derived no small amount of schadenfreude from news stories about Obamacare advocates who have been adversely affected by the not-so-Affordable Care Act. It would take a stronger man than yours tr

11 Nov 2013, 5:08 am

Private “Rondi” Rondinoni had been in B Company for a little more than one hitch (three years). He had reached the rank of Private First Class (PFC), but was busted back to buck private for repeated fractures of discipline. It didn’t matter to Rondi. He just enjoyed being a soldie

Heritage Foundation

Why Thousands of Americans Gave Up Their Citizenship Status Last Year

Americans have always enjoyed the privilege of living abroad without losing citizenship. Think Hemingway and Fitzgerald decamping to write in Europe after World War I, or Gen. MacArthur spending decades in Asia around World War II. Expatriates remain Americans, and have generally been welcomed back

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The recent announcement that 600 U.S. soldiers from the Italy-based 173rd Airborne Brigade will be sent to the three Baltic states of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, as well as Poland, for training exercises is a step in the right direction. While these deployments are symbolically important, the U.
As the Internal Revenue Service grapples with budget cuts, a newly reported audit reveals the federal tax collection agency doled out bonuses and other rewards to more than 2,800 workers who had conduct and tax-evasion issues. The audit—issued March 21 by an IRS watchdog agency, Treasury Insp
About eight out of 10 Republican voters strongly believe marriage should be defined as the union of one man and one woman, a new poll from Wilson Research Strategies finds. The poll, commissioned by the Family Research Council and American Values, was conducted March 18 to 20, just before Brendan &

Who Needs Laws?

The problem of Congress passing and presidents signing vague laws that leave much to interpretation from courts and bureaucrats is nothing new. The Americans with Disabilities Act, signed into law in 1990, has been used relentlessly to file frivolous lawsuits and extort untold millions from American

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So what’s the rationale for overpaid bureaucrats? Defenders of the status quo claim that high pay is necessary to attract skilled professionals. Needless to say, that’s not true.
Last week, more than a hundred Nigerian students, girls between 15 and 18 years of age, were kidnapped by the al Qaeda-affiliated terrorists of Boko Haram. Most of the girls are still being held. That should be a big story, don’t you think?
Sure, Wall Street wants more of your money… So does the Government. Which one do you think is a bigger threat to the average American? It’s almost like the Government hates it when someone gets too successful. Also, Chris Versace joined the show to talk about the importance of having an

The Corner

Krauthammer's Take: Obama's Foreign Policy Is 'Minimal' And 'Laughable'

Charles Krauthammer called President Obama’s trip to Japan particularly important because of “the weakness Obama has shown vis-a-vis Russia on Ukraine.”  Obama’s visiting Asia because China is claiming islands in the East China Sea that Japan already claime

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23 Apr 2014, 6:36 pm

Writing from the left (I you don’t believe me, read what he has to say about the death tax), James Galbraith dissects Capital in the Twentieth-First Century, the new confiscation manifesto by Thomas Piketty, and he does so in a way that is not  necessarily to Piketty’s advanta
Sometimes it seems like you only hear the bad news about the Internal Revenue Service: the targeting of the president’s enemies; the padding of union bosses’ hours. But sometimes the federal tax collector is there to lend a hand. During 26 of the darkest months of the post-recession,
I lay out a scenario.

Red State

Bruce Braley pushed IRS to crack down on Tea Party groups.

The IRS learned it from you, Bruce Braley! They learned it from you. The post Bruce Braley pushed IRS to crack down on Tea Party groups. appeared first on RedState.

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23 Apr 2014, 5:53 pm

I have not wanted to take a position on the Georgia Senate race. I have several friends running. I have maintained that my heart is with Paul Broun and my head is with Karen Handel. If I could will someone into the Senate, it’d be Congressman Paul Broun. He’s a terrific and profoundly d
Economics is much more akin climatology than to real science. It is larded with theories that are simply not falsifiable, it relies on complex models that can work backwards from a known point but are unable to predict an outcome, and adherence to fads and a good publicist are more important to suc
This is, in fact, a hammer of a campaign ad: Come, I will conceal nothing from you: one big point of this ad is to try to help Monica Wehby with more socially conservative voters who are generally suspicious - and they have good, solid reasons to be – of anybody who takes the so-called &