Jeffrey Sterling convicted; his accomplice remains free

26 Jan 2015, 9:58 pm

(Paul Mirengoff)Jeffrey Sterling, a former Central Intelligence Agency officer, was convicted of espionage today. He was charged with telling a journalist about a secret operation to disrupt Iran’s nuclear program. The journalist was James Risen of the New York Times. Scott has written extensi

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26 Jan 2015, 9:41 pm

Speech.

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(Paul Mirengoff)Four years ago, the popular just-retired governor of an Upper Midwest state was pinning his hopes of a presidential run on neighboring Iowa. Those hopes came to an end when Tim Pawlenty withdrew from the presidential race after a poor showing in the Iowa straw poll. It seemed like a

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"Reject those voices."

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The American Spectator

Obama Takes On Oil Drilling From Giant Jet

I don't remember the last time I heard the term "ANWR" - the Alaskan National Wildlife Refuge - before this weekend. I think I recall some controversy over it during the Bush Administration, around the same time Jennifer Lopez divorced her second husband, and then there was the time Sarah Palin dec

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If you were the lucky amateur pilot who landed a "Quadcopter" drone on the White House lawn late last night, the Secret Service has your unmanned robot aircraft and would probably like a word with you. Apparently, a small, commercially-available drone flew over the White House fence on onto the hal


26 Jan 2015, 10:13 am

Former big league pitcher Bill Monbouquette passed away on Sunday following a lengthy battle with leukemia. He was 78. Born in Medford, Massachusetts, Monbouquette became a local boy made good when he signed with the Boston Red Sox in 1955. Nicknamed Monbo, he reached the bigs in 1958 and was the t


26 Jan 2015, 9:47 am

Canadian conservative journalist and co-founder of Alberta's Wildrose Party Link Byfield died of cancer on Saturday. He was 63. Byfield's father, Ted, founded a magazine in the early 1970's called Alberta Report which Link would take over in the early '80s. Alberta Report was socially conservative,

The Federalist

Pope Francis Is A Leftist And Must Be Called Out

Pope Francis has associated with revolutionaries and ideologies that destroy human life and living conditions. The right response is not silence.

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In Lena Dunham's Girls, the learning curve for characters is indistinguishable from the line on the horizon. But there was some movement this week.
U.S. colleges foster and encourage lynch mobs and thought police in place of actual education. It’s time for serious reform.
We’re safer than we’ve ever been and we’re more afraid than ever for our kids’ safety.

The Washington Free Beacon

Ayotte: Administration’s Pattern With Prisoner Swaps “Worrying”

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President Barack Obama’s visit to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is costing taxpayers $267,787 in hotel and SUV rentals, according to contracts issued by the State Department.

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

Sarah Palin Too Toxic for 2016?

There are those on our side who suggest that we kick Palin to the curb because she has become “too toxic.”

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26 Jan 2015, 12:00 am

Encouraged by the Democrat Media complex to write his own narrative, President Obama has apparently decided to deliver it in the form of a comic book supervillain monologue.
I'm ready to be a part of political history, and that ain't happening in California.
In another era the EPA officials responsible for these human exposure experiments would be in jail after losing their jobs and medical licenses. 

Heritage Foundation

This Federal Government Land Grab Would Permanently Lock Up Millions of Alaska Acres With Energy Potential

What do Yosemite and Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge have in common? Not a whole lot, but that isn’t stopping the Obama Administration from linking... Read More The post This Federal Government Land Grab Would Permanently Lock Up Millions of Alaska Acres With Energy Potential a

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Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell has unveiled a major initiative to push Medicare physicians and other medical professionals out of fee for service... Read More The post What’s Wrong With Obama’s Rush to Change Doctors’ Medicare Payments appeared first on Daily S
LAS VEGAS—Banned from financial services that are essential to running a business, firearms sellers attending the world’s largest gun show last week in Las Vegas... Read More The post Ready, Aim, Fire: Choke Point Draws Heat From Gun Industry appeared first on Daily Signal.
The recent decline in gas prices has not only left a little more cash in Americans’ pockets, it has contributed to a sizeable increase in... Read More The post Steep Decline in Price of Oil Plays into Congressional Budget Outlook appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

Mike Huckabee's Road Show

Michael Dale Huckabee is just Mike to those of us who have followed and admired him through his finest hours. As when he welcomed the Little Rock Nine to Central High at long last, swinging its doors wide open on the 50th anniversary of the historic Little Rock Crisis -- much too late, but in time t

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Young Americans continue to put off homeownership, and that isn't good for anyone.
This week, events around the country will highlight the importance of parental control of education as part of National School Choice Week. This year's events should attract more attention than prior years because of the growing rebellion against centralized education sparked by the federal Common C
If Iran acquires a nuclear weapon, the worlds climate will change. In fact, climate change sounds like Obamas new euphemism for terrorism.

The Corner

Will's Take: The Quickest Way to Lose a War Is to Say You Can Win It from the Air

On Monday’s Special Report, George Will suggested the Obama administration’s emphasis on using air power and drones against al-Qaeda was a potentially disastrous decision. “George Orwell said the quickest way to end a war is to lose it,” Will said. ”I woul

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On Monday’s Special Report, Charles Krauthammer discussed the proposed swap of Ali Saleh Kahlah al-Marri, an al-Qaeda sleeper agent, for two Americans being held abroad. Al-Marri was recently released from a U.S. jail and is now in the custody of Qatar. “What I worry a
In a complaint detailing the arrest of a Russian spy in New York City on Monday, the FBI alleged that a U.S.-based media company owned by the Russian government collaborates with Russian agents to gather intelligence “under the cover of news media.” Bureau agents arrested banker E


26 Jan 2015, 5:18 pm

Grover Norquist, the head of Americans for Tax Reform, isn’t sweating about tax increases in Republican-controlled states. Over the weekend the New York Times ran a story saying eight states with Republican governors were considering tax increases — something the Times calls “once

Red State

Gov. John Hickenlooper (D, Colorado) goes after the horrible scourge of… UNSANCTIONED YOGA INSTRUCTORS

John Hickenlooper: SCOURGE OF YOGA. The post Gov. John Hickenlooper (D, Colorado) goes after the horrible scourge of… UNSANCTIONED YOGA INSTRUCTORS appeared first on RedState.

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To wit: they’re creating actual nomad clans over there. Over the last two years, street encampments have jumped their historic boundaries in downtown Los Angeles, lining freeways and filling underpasses from Echo Park to South Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, a city-c
While the new GOP majority in Congress seems afraid to attempt anything they promised in order to get elected, Obama seems to have a rather definite strategy in mind for keeping Congress from focusing on real issues. He’s going to barrage them with meaningless distractions. For instance: The


26 Jan 2015, 3:01 pm

Thursday’s March For Life event was, as it always has been, a huge success. While marchers in 2014 had to brave the snow, the weather held up beautifully for the thousands who joined together in Washington, DC for the main event. All told, around 200,000 people descended into DC for the
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