‘That Devil Wilkes’

26 Apr 2015, 4:00 am

At the time of our nation’s founding, few men were more admired than the English dissident whom King George III called “that devil Wilkes.” A sometime member of Parliament and a sometime political prisoner, John Wilkes argued that the King’s subjects had rights, and the King&

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In 2012, Mona Eltahawy published an essay in Foreign Policy magazine, ‘Why Do They Hate Us?,’ that drew attention to the unequal and precarious position of women in the Middle East and North Africa. Eltahawy argued that in the Muslim world women are treated like animals by men who disdai

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I found out about the rioting in Baltimore while watching the Red Sox-Orioles game on Saturday evening. Violence arose following protests against the Baltimore PD over its role in the death of Freddie Gray earlier this month. Late in the game, Red Sox announcer Don Orsillo drew viewers' attention t

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26 Apr 2015, 12:00 am

The administration’s war on religion continues with an affirmative IRS response an atheist lawsuit demanding government monitoring of churches. 

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The American Spectator

Camden Yards Locked Down Briefly Amid Rioting Over Death of Freddie Gray

I found out about the rioting in Baltimore while watching the Red Sox-Orioles game on Saturday evening. Violence arose following protests against the Baltimore PD over its role in the death of Freddie Gray earlier this month. Late in the game, Red Sox announcer Don Orsillo drew viewers' attention t

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24 Apr 2015, 10:22 am

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The Federalist

The Federalist Radio Hour: Ryan Anderson And Ilya Shapiro Debate Gay Marriage, Religious Liberty

Ryan Anderson and Ilya Shapiro debated gay marriage, religious liberty, and whether the two can peacefully co-exist in America going forward.

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The Washington Free Beacon

‘That Devil Wilkes’

At the time of our nation’s founding, few men were more admired than the English dissident whom King George III called “that devil Wilkes.” A sometime member of Parliament and a sometime political prisoner, John Wilkes argued that the King’s subjects had rights, and the King&

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In 2012, Mona Eltahawy published an essay in Foreign Policy magazine, ‘Why Do They Hate Us?,’ that drew attention to the unequal and precarious position of women in the Middle East and North Africa. Eltahawy argued that in the Muslim world women are treated like animals by men who disdai
A prominent editor of speculative fiction (a term that encompasses both science fiction and fantasy) pinpointed 2012 as the year that the genre “moved away from the white male Anglo Saxon Mayberry of its youth and towards a more mature, diverse, and inclusive future.” His words were an e


25 Apr 2015, 4:00 am

In 1800 and 1802, respectively, two boys were born in Peebles, a small town in the Scottish Borders, each with twelve fingers and twelve toes. The locals thought their extra digits lucky. They may have been right. Shuffling around in their attic, the elder of the two found an ancient set of the En

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,
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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

Where the Left and Islam Intersect

A fatal conceit exists on the left in its use of Islam. 

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On January 11th, 2013, the body of high school sophomore Kendrick Johnson was found in a rolled-up wrestling mat inside the Lowndes County High School gymnasium. Efforts are under way to make him a Trayvon Martin.
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26 Apr 2015, 12:00 am

Today, the Left is aggressively usurping authority over your kids, ripping parenting out of your hands.

Heritage Foundation

How the Sierra Club’s Lexus Liberals’ Agenda Hurts Poor Americans

Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren and the whole gang of Democratic leaders claim that one of their highest priorities is to lift up the middle... Read More The post How the Sierra Club’s Lexus Liberals’ Agenda Hurts Poor Americans appeared first on The Daily Signal.

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Townhall.com

You Blew It! ObamaCare Increases Food Stamps Even as the Economy Improves

We now have new meaning to the Affordable Care Act that brought us ObamaCare: more Americans can afford to be on the public dole.

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Russell Crowes The Water Diviner is a notably ambitious historical drama that showcases Crowes talents behind and in front of the camera.


25 Apr 2015, 11:01 pm

You are going to hear a lot about money in politics in the coming year and a half. Not just the amounts of donations to various campaigns and Super PACs, but about the very concept of money in politics.


25 Apr 2015, 11:01 pm

There are not many things mainstream Republicans have in common with Elizabeth Warren leftists other than their mutual disdain for crony capitalism. The main difference here is that the Left mistakenly believes that these people who feed at the trough of government are actually Republicans.

The Corner

Santorum Falls Flat with Iowa Evangelicals, Despite 2012 Caucus Win

Rick Santorum was the returning champion at the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition forum on Saturday. But inside Waukee, Iowa’s Point of Grace Church, it certainly didn’t feel like it. After his upset victory in the 2012 Iowa caucus – driven largely by the state’s powerful ev

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Bobby Jindal is barely breaking 2 percent in Iowa polls — but you’d never know it from the way he wowed the crowd at the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition summit on Saturday. The Republican governor from Louisiana is one of nine presidential hopefuls speaking at the Des Moines-area conf
Presidential hopefuls Marco Rubio and Scott Walker exchanged fire over foreign policy in Iowa on Saturday, hours before the two are scheduled to appear together at a Faith and Freedom Coalition summit outside of Des Moines. Speaking to The Des Moines Register editorial board on Saturday morni


25 Apr 2015, 7:33 am

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Red State

Columbia Univ. sued for supporting fake rape allegation

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