David Koch Backs Gay Marriage at Supreme Court

3 Mar 2015, 3:12 pm

Libertarian philanthropist David Koch is backing a federal challenge to same sex marriage bans, signing on to a Supreme Court brief urging the court to overturn state-level prohibitions on the practice.

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The United Nations said on Monday that more than 6,000 people have now been killed in eastern Ukraine after almost a year of fighting between government forces and Russian-backed separatists.

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The American Spectator

The DHS Fight is Over and The GOP Lost

House Republicans have until Friday to decide how best to recover from the Senate's capituation to Democratic demands over funding the Department of Homeland Security, but it seems they'd prefer to simply get the inevitable over with. While you were applauding Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's powerf

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Back when Rep. Trey Gowdy seemed to be prolonging an investigation into Hillary Clinton's communications with regards to the Benghazi incident, many thought it was merely to justify the new haircut he'd gotten for the occasion. Now, it turns out, Gowdy was not only doggedly pursuing a very obviousl
Last night, I listed the 50 Democrats who wouldn't be in attendance in Congress to hear Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech. Well, Elizabeth Warren made it 51. I can't say I'm surprised given her opposition to sanctions against Iran. This is something we should remember if she decide


3 Mar 2015, 3:00 am

In a Sunday interview on Fox News, a supporter of Obamacare parroted the current liberal line that if the Supreme Court were to side with the plaintiffs in the upcoming case of King v. Burwell thousands of Americans will die. The King case, in which oral arguments will be heard on Wednesday, challe

The Federalist

FOUND: Hillary’s Lost E-Mails

Hillary Clinton allegedly used a personal e-mail account to skirt federal document retention requirements. But we've recovered some of those e-mails.

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Clinton fundraising and document scandals are the gifts that keep on giving. In this case, guess who had a secret email account stashed with Benghazi info.
If Obamacare fails, there will be immense political pressure on both sides. But don't make the Democrats' argument for them.
Rahm Emanuel's run-off in Chicago is a warning that "progressive" Democrats are rebelling against the party's moderates--like Hillary Clinton.

The Washington Free Beacon

David Koch Backs Gay Marriage at Supreme Court

Libertarian philanthropist David Koch is backing a federal challenge to same sex marriage bans, signing on to a Supreme Court brief urging the court to overturn state-level prohibitions on the practice.

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The United Nations said on Monday that more than 6,000 people have now been killed in eastern Ukraine after almost a year of fighting between government forces and Russian-backed separatists.

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

Obama Poses an Existential Threat to Western Civilization

The Mideast policy emanating from Washington is based on ignorance regarding the causes of the conflict, history of the region, and religious motivations causing the violence. Obama refuses to acknowledge that the U.S. is engaged in a war against a totalitarian Islamic enemy and a fight for freedom

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President Obama is such a gift to conservatives. He blunders into disaster after disaster, proving to the world that government is useless for just about everything except breaking things.


3 Mar 2015, 12:00 am

 The problem of genocide is beginning to envelope the administration as it limps toward the finish line of the second term.
Many media outlets have relentlessly and aggressively advanced a theory that King lacks merit, the product of a vindictive Republican party. The resulting reasoning: the Court shouldn’t dignify the argument with a hearing.

Heritage Foundation

House Approves Homeland Security Funding, Lets Obama’s Immigration Actions Stand

The congressional showdown over President Obama’s immigration actions and Department of Homeland Security funding has officially ended. This afternoon the House voted 257-167 to pass... Read More The post House Approves Homeland Security Funding, Lets Obama’s Immigration Actions Stand a

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Ben Carson, the retired pediatric neurosurgeon who is a favorite of grassroots conservatives, today announced formation of an exploratory committee to help him decide whether... Read More The post Ben Carson Forms Panel to Explore Race for President appeared first on Daily Signal.
At 10 a.m. tomorrow, the nine U.S. Supreme Court justices will take their places on the bench in the marble temple to hear oral arguments... Read More The post How Will Congress Respond to Supreme Court Ruling on Obamacare Subsidies? appeared first on Daily Signal.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed members of Congress today. The speech focused on the deal that President Barack Obama and his administration is trying... Read More The post What Members of Congress Tweeted About Netanyahu’s Speech appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

Paul Greenberg: Scoundrel Time

Journalism has thrived on scandal since there's been journalism. For who except a saint wouldn't take vicarious pleasure in reading about how the mighty have fallen? Especially when pride, as usual, has gone before the fall. Maybe saints don't read the papers, but we lesser mortals may not consider

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"Americans are from Mars and Europeans are from Venus," wrote Robert Kagan in "Of Paradise and Power," published in 2003, just as the United States went into Iraq. Americans, he wrote, see themselves in "an anarchic Hobbesian world," where security and a liberal order depend on military might, while
Why does Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu want to address a Joint Session of Congress despite intense even unprecedented -- political attacks against him from the Obama administration, the media, and the left-wing in Israel?
Nothing says America quite like smoking a pork butt and flying Old Glory.

The Corner

Seventeen Things that Caught My Eye Today (Ash Wednesday 2015 Edition)

1. ISIS Boasted Of These Christians’ Deaths. Here Are The Lives They Lived. 2. Lampedusa struggles to cope with mass influx of refugees fleeing attacks in Libya: http://t.co/aQPNMcTNzi pic.twitter.com/5IXnrWJkvo — Micah Grimes (@MicahGrimes) February 19, 2015 3. The Middle East

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Wisconsin governor Scott Walker took another step toward a White House bid, hiring Senate Foreign Relations Committee staffer Mike Gallagher and DCI Group director and Capitol Hill veteran Kristin Jackson to lead his foreign- and domestic-policy teams, respectively. In that role, Gallaghe


18 Feb 2015, 5:42 pm

It looks like we will have our new design up in the morning, barring a last-minute decision by our tech team to pull back overnight. 
In his wistful piece on the rise of campus censorship, Jonah notes that our universities are not really teaching students about mutual respect: Instead, we are teaching young people that being offended is an ideological priority. Indeed, the coin of the campus realm today is victimhood,

Red State

DHS funding bill passes on Democrat votes

The bill to give Obama’s illegal amnesty program official sanction passed the House by a vote of 257-167. Only 75 Republicans could be convinced to go along with this travesty. All 167 “Nay” votes were cast by the GOP. This vote, like the one-week extension vote, leave Boehner loo

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“There are three types of people in this world: sheep, wolves, and sheepdogs.  Some people prefer to believe that evil doesn’t exist in the world, and if it ever darkened their doorstep, they wouldn’t know how to protect themselves.  Those are the sheep.  Then you&r


3 Mar 2015, 1:00 pm

Via The Economist: The towns are in New York’s Southern Tier. They sit on top of the Marcellus Shale, which is full of natural gas. New Yorkers, unlike their Pennsylvanian neighbours, are not allowed to tap the gas because of a state ban on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) announced by Andrew
Welcome back to the RedState 2016 Presidential Primary Power Rankings! To view the complete series of these posts, click here. As always, this post is intended to be merely predictive of who actually will win the nomination, and is not intended to be an indication of anyone’s preferences, muc
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