Jeb Bush: Snowden Should be Given No Leniency

7 Jul 2015, 9:22 am

Jeb Bush said Tuesday that he was infuriated by the possibility of a plea bargain for Edward Snowden that would allow the former government contractor to return to the United States from Moscow.

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Philip Klein Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program have blown past one deadline after another. The first six-month "interim agreement" was reached on Nov.

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Rocking the progressive boat

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(Scott Johnson)Reader Dave Begley reported for us on the mania of (and for) Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Now we can go to the tape to check out the mania for Bernie in Portland, Maine (video below, too long at about an hour). Times are tough in Obama&rsqu

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The American Spectator

Teacher Testing Does Not Equal Teacher Quality

As high-stakes testing grows in K-12 education, it is no surprise the testing for teacher certifications is also becoming more high-stakes. The problem is, teacher testing is not a good indicator of teacher quality. An MIT study found “state mandated teacher testing is associated with increas

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From across my small office I winked at Marse Robert. He winked back— so his 7-by-6-inch portrait seemed to suggest — white-bearded, gray-uniformed, arms folded serenely and confidently. When the nation whose future military leaders you trained at West Point mauls and mutilates the caus
The fact Hillary Clinton is well known is allowing her to keep her policy positions unknown. Thus far her 2016 strategy completely contradicts 2008’s — then Hillary was a policy diva, today we must divine where she stands. The danger in Clinton’s short-term approach is it threaten

7 Jul 2015, 3:00 am

Discussions of racial problems almost invariably bring out the cliché of “a legacy of slavery.” But anyone who is being serious, as distinguished from being political, would surely want to know if whatever he is talking about — whether fatherless children, crime, or whateve

The Federalist

Women’s World Cup: Title IX Is For White Girls?

Journalists credited the program requiring gender sports equity for USA women's World Cup victory. They didn't note the program's lack of racial diversity.

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Bills to rewrite No Child Left Behind put Republicans in a bad political position and expand the federal role in education.
Female reproduction is being turned into a commodity and traded on a marketplace in the name of health, and it’s not morally neutral. Kim Kardashian is only making it worse.
Greece has largely created its own economic crisis, and it's time for a reckoning.

The Washington Free Beacon

Jeb Bush: Snowden Should be Given No Leniency

Jeb Bush said Tuesday that he was infuriated by the possibility of a plea bargain for Edward Snowden that would allow the former government contractor to return to the United States from Moscow.

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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

Union Pride Becomes Gay Pride

Among the once-unimaginables in the New America is the image of blue-collar union guys marching arm-in-arm in solidarity with gay comrades in Gay Pride marches. 

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The real fear of Trump’s critics is that their scheme of international human trafficking will be revealed to the American voters,
The increased danger for the west is that IS, through its surrogates, is expanding its activities
An illegal immigrant barred from having a gun shoots at sea lions and accidentally kills a young woman -- and Nancy and Barack have nothing to say.

Heritage Foundation

Hailey’s Harvest: How One 9-Year-Old Is Fighting Homelessness

One-person tents, men’s boxers and prepaid cell phones are not things you would normally find on a little girl’s wish list. But nine-year-old Hailey Fort... Read More The post Hailey’s Harvest: How One 9-Year-Old Is Fighting Homelessness appeared first on The Daily Signal.

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Madeline Stuart, an 18-year-old from Brisbane, Australia, is one step closer to achieving her dream of changing society’s perception of disability. The teen, who has... Read More The post Teen Model With Down Syndrome Lands First Campaign, Hopes to Bring Awareness to Disability Issues appeare
MARIUPOL, Ukraine— A thunderstorm loomed over Mariupol on the afternoon of July 6. To the north, the sky turned dark and a cool pre-storm breeze... Read More The post A Tale of Two Cities: Ukraine Wins One Back, But War Remains Close appeared first on The Daily Signal.
On Thursday, The Daily Signal published an article about Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) Commissioner Brad Avakian ordering Aaron and Melissa Klein, Christian... Read More The post Sorry, Slate: Oregon Did Put a ‘Gag Order’ on Those Christian Bakers appeared first on The Da

A Legacy of Cliches

Discussions of racial problems almost invariably bring out the cliche of "a legacy of slavery."

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6 Jul 2015, 11:01 pm

Bernie Sanders is a socialist senator from VermoDnt and Donald Trump a celebrity capitalist and legendary entrepreneur and builder. What do they have in common? Both have tapped into what the bases of their respective parties believe is wrong with America.

6 Jul 2015, 11:01 pm

Another American, a young woman on the streets of San Francisco, is murdered by an illegal alien and politicians from both political parties collectively have blood on their hands. How so? Both Democrats and Republicans have failed to secure our borders and have allowed illegal aliens to enter the U
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money. Margaret Thatcher

The Corner

TV Anchor Says Second Amendment Saved Her Life

Television journalists are used to telling stories in pithy, easily understandable language. Perhaps that explains why former CNN news anchor Lynne Russell is able to so forcefully explain how the Second Amendment helped save her life and that of her husband from a dangerous armed felon. Russell a

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7 Jul 2015, 7:50 am

This week’s Bookmonger podcast is with the novelist Brad Thor, whose new thriller is Code of Conduct. We talk about his new story, the problem of population control, and about a creepy monument called the Georgia Guidestones. The Bookmonger is a weekly podcast of 10-minute intervie

7 Jul 2015, 7:26 am

There’s an old saying in journalism: “too good to check.” Someone told me, years ago, that Lincoln Kirstein said a particular thing, and I’m stickin’ to it, come hell or high water. Anyway, this comes up in Part II of my series “Prima Ballerina” today, a se
From the Tuesday Morning Jolt: LaHood vs. Flynn in Illinois’ Special Congressional Election It’s primary day in Illinois. If you had told me that a year ago that a GOP House primary would feature a former editor, up against the son of an Obama cabinet official, and tha

Red State

The human cost of Obama’s immigration policy

Though Barack Obama was not in San Francisco on July 1, he was just as culpable in the murder of 31 year old Katie Steinle as the man who pulled the trigger: a five-time deported illegal with seven prior felony convictions. It is the policy of this administration to ignore US immigration policy. On

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A computer programming maxim is “Garbage in - garbage out.” (C)omputers, since they operate by logical processes, will unquestioningly process unintended, even nonsensical, input data ("garbage in") and produce undesired, often nonsensical, output ("garbage out”). No one or nothin
“Secular leftism does not sell well when contrasted with an ideology that promises an afterlife filled with virgins and a present filled with heroic struggle against a Great Satan sissy in mom jeans.”History remembers how we won World War II. Franklin Roosevelt rolled his wheelchair int
We had a good long stretch where tech policy was the most important thing going on in Washington. Now though, it's gone on the back burner. The Obama administration has made its big power grabs, passed its bad bills, damaged American credibility abroad, but an ineffective Republican Senate is going