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(Scott Johnson)I wrote about Jesse Ventura’s defamation claim against the estate of Chris Kyle in the post “American Sniper on trial.” I attended closing arguments in the case in federal district court in St. Paul this past Tuesday morning and am disappointed to report that, after

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29 Jul 2014, 2:35 pm

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has collected “at least $650,000 in campaign contributions from recipients of tax credits to redevelop industrial sites during the past four years,” a Bloomberg News report reveals. In an ostensible pay-to-play scheme, Gov. Cuomo received the contributions from

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ABC News reporter Jon Karl asked White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest if he had coordinated his comments on impeachment with the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, pointing out a suspiciously convenient DCCC fundraising drive arranged just hours after Earnest expressed concern about i

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The American Spectator

An Update on Ukraine

It was Soviet civilization, but it was still civilization. Eastern Ukraine does not even have that anymore as the civil war between the Kiev-based government and pro-Russian separatists has caused the remnants of law and order to crumble. The government has gained a foothold in the separatist-contr

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29 Jul 2014, 3:00 am

Many years ago, on my first trip around the world, I was struck by how the children in the Middle East — Arab and Israeli alike — were among the nicest looking little children I had seen anywhere. It was painful to think that they were going to grow up killing each other. But that is ex
The Republican National Committee will take up the explosive subject of the race-card playing radio ads in the Mississippi Senate GOP run-off election between Senator Thad Cochran and Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel. The RNC is scheduled to hold its summer meeting in Chicago August 6-9 at the W
There was the embarrassing headline in bold, black letters: Detroit Tigers loyal to Lakeland. The Tigers, who have conducted their spring training camp in Lakeland since FDR was president, have signed a deal to stay on there for 20 more years.  Loyalty in professional sports? Unheard of. What&

The Federalist

QUIZ: Parody Or Actual Salon.com Article?

Is this a real Salon.com article or just a parody? Take the quiz to find out. Spotting the real crazy is harder than you think.

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The primary reason to fight against big government is that its final destination is death. As in, murder. At some point, someone’s got to say it.
The level of distrust for the validity of CBO's estimates is growing, and their latest step to game the accounting on Obamacare's ramifications is amazing.
Mixed news with this edition, as Republicans have weakened in North Carolina, strengthened in Iowa’s open seat, and we introduce a new senate elections graphic.

The Washington Free Beacon

Cuomo’s Dirty Donations

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has collected “at least $650,000 in campaign contributions from recipients of tax credits to redevelop industrial sites during the past four years,” a Bloomberg News report reveals. In an ostensible pay-to-play scheme, Gov. Cuomo received the contributions from

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29 Jul 2014, 2:00 pm

After more than decade of planning and $44 million spent, a proposed memorial for President Dwight D. Eisenhower may never be built. A House Committee on Natural Resources report published last week revealed the extent of the money wasted on the already controversial project.
After striking down D.C.’s ban on carrying handguns in public, a federal judge ordered a hold Tuesday on his ruling to give local government time to prepare, the Washington Post reports.

Big Government

How to Develop State or Local Non-Common Core-Based Standards

States and local school districts can develop their own non-Common Core standards by following the steps below: 1. Vote for Chair of Steering Committee: The Steering Committee in charge of the project (i.e., in charge of the two standards development committees) votes for its own Chair or Co-Chair

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California couples seeking a Las Vegas-style wedding need not travel further than Sacramento's La Petit Chapel, which offers a "classier" alternative to the popular, often Elvis-officiated, Sin City wedding. In the first "express chapel" of its kind in Northern California, the chapel measures
There has not been a majority party in Israel for decades. Israelis are as politically divided as Americans in many ways. There is no national consensus on anything. But the Israeli people have unified behind Prime Minister Netanyahu. A recent poll shows he is twice as popular in Israel as Barack
On a recent trip to the southern border, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) witnessed coyotes brazenly smuggling illegal aliens across the Rio Grande in broad daylight as border patrol and local police watched on. Bachmann shot video of the entire episode on her iPhone, the footage of which she prov

American Thinker

Do Corporations Rule America?

How do you begin to persuade a rank-and-file American that business is their friend and government is their enemy?

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For the first time in history, the U.S. is getting poorer.
The Daily Kos stumbles over its own two feet regarding climate change.
Serious nations need clear-thinking, mature, down-to-earth leaders. Somehow America and Russia have blundered into extremely risky leaders who can’t think straight.

Heritage Foundation

New Census Report: Unwed Births Remain at Historical High

The most recent Census Bureau report on fertility in the United States, published this month, shows an increase in both unwed first births and children... Read More The post New Census Report: Unwed Births Remain at Historical High appeared first on Daily Signal.

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Rick Santorum says he doesn’t recall the tense interaction with actor Eric Stonestreet that the “Modern Family” star describes as occurring at the White House... Read More The post Photo Bomb: Santorum Begs to Differ With ‘Modern Family’ Star appeared first on Daily Si
The growth of educational opportunity through school choice over the last ten years suggests American education is moving in the right direction. Last week, The... Read More The post Rise of School Choice Could Place Education on the ‘Right Track’ appeared first on Daily Signal.
Does President Obama want to be impeached? Well, no. But he and his political chieftains apparently want voters to think that Republicans are scheming on... Read More The post If Conservatives Try to Impeach Obama, He’ll Have the Last Laugh appeared first on Daily Signal.


American Voices

?Barack Obama's foreign policy disasters are about what one might expect from a leftist community organizer elected to be leader of the free world.

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You know you’ve hit a sore spot when the Left starts screeching.

28 Jul 2014, 11:01 pm

Companies are fleeing abroad with capital, even as politicians point the finger of blame at institutions; institutions mind you that have a legal responsibility for profitability even if politicians believe themselves to have no legal responsibility at all.
As rockets continue to rain down on Israeli communities and Israeli troops act to quell the onslaught, I will be boarding a plane bound for the Jewish state to see with my own eyes exactly what is taking place.

The Corner

NR Seeks Assistant to the Editor

National Review is seeking an assistant to the editor to work in our New York office. Must be organized, detail-oriented, interested in politics, calm under pressure, and friendly. Key responsibilities and duties include: Handling scheduling and travel arrangements Light research, fact-check

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House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) accused Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) of making a “deceitful and cynical attempt to derail” the House Republicans border crisis package by suggested Democrats would add the Gang of Eight comprehensive immigration legislation to the Ho
Charlie A. Dooley, the county executive for St. Louis County, Missouri, has apparently decided to follow President Obama’s example, and simply sign an executive order when the legislature (in his case, the county council rather than Congress) won’t do his bidding. He then vetoed a subse
That’s Paul Waldman over at the Plum Line at the Washington Post. His post is devoted to excoriating Republicans, but acknowledges the cynical game the White House is playing here.

Red State

2006 and the GOP’s attempt to flog impeachment as a base-motivation issue.

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! The post 2006 and the GOP’s attempt to flog impeachment as a base-motivation issue. appeared first on RedState.

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A new CBS/NYT poll has been released which is thus far the most exhaustive simultaneous battleground poll that has been taken this election season. It shows Republicans holding all their “close” seats, with McConnell leading Grimes 50-46 and Perdue leading Nunn 50-44. Obviously, these r
July has been a strange month politically. With virtually no primaries scheduled, we have been left with watching the debate over whether or not to begin impeachment proceedings for President Obama, lamenting over what to do with the current influx of illegal immigrants on the border, rooting for I
It has been well documented that Hamas, a recognized terrorist organization, has been intentionally firing thousands of rockets at Israeli civilians while using Palestinian civilians as human shields, basing their attacks in hospitals, and hiding their rockets in schools. Despite these grave war c