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Byron York Why would Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook billionaire born and raised in New York, educated in Massachusetts, and now based in California, have any particular interest in the politics of Iowa's rural 4th Congressional District? washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential

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“I think what we should all be calling for is for calmer heads to prevail. I don’t want to see violence on either side.”

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Right.

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The American Spectator

A Lonely Visionary

“Sorry to bother you, but haven’t we met before? Aren’t you…what’s his name?” “I doubt you’d know my name,” he said. “Nobody does these days.” There was a trace of bitterness in his voice, just enough to prod my curiosity. On the wh

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18 Apr 2014, 11:43 am

Amanda Marcotte just couldn’t resist a dirty jab at the Duggars. In her scathing article at the Daily Beast yesterday, the feminist blogger predicted the end of the Duggar Dynasty. The popular TLC show “19 Kids and Counting” follows the semi-chaotic, but strangely normal and splen
Upon learning that a leaflet had been circulated in the Ukrainian city of Donestk ordering Jews to register their property, Secretary of State John Kerry swiftly condemned the leaflet.   When I first heard about the leaflet, it sent a chill down my spine. So I'm glad Kerry spoke out


18 Apr 2014, 7:33 am

Feature of the Day: High Tech: How Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are rushing to cash in on cannabis. Morning Headlines Domestic                                                 &nbs

The Federalist

Will Chelsea Clinton’s Baby Affect The 2016 Elections?

Will news of Chelsea Clinton's baby have an impact on the 2016 presidential elections?

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It's no surprise the President isn’t more circumspect when touting Obamacare enrollment numbers. But he should be.
Is there more to feminism these days than embarrassment about female traits or is that pretty much it? This week's example: The supposed "confidence gap."
You can sit passively back as your own political preconceptions take you for an easy ride, or you can retake the reins and steer your own thinking.

The Washington Free Beacon

The Power of Steyer

(Reuters) - The Obama administration said on Friday it would extend the period of time for federal agencies to weigh in on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, giving no new deadline. The move, which likely delays a final decision beyond November mid-term elections, angered Republican and some Democrat la

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A private American plane owned by the Bank of Utah landed at Mehrabad Airport in Tehran this week, according to the Blaze.
Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) denied that a nuclear Iran would pose a national security threat to the United States or Israel in a 2007 radio interview with talk show host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.

Big Government

Fly to Tijuana, Walk to San Diego

The Associated Press reports that U.S. Customs and Border Protection has approved plans for "the nation's first cross-border airport terminal." The terminal, run by Otay Tijuana Venture, would include a pedestrian bridge connecting Tijuana, Mexico and San Diego, California. The company wo

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Northeastern Ohio leftists Rep. Mike Foley (D-Cleveland) and Rep. Bob Hagan (D-Youngstown) have introduced legislation to increase the state minimum wage to $10.10, which they say will help poor Ohioans and punish unfair employers. House Bill 502 (HB 502), submitted in late March, would
A 24-year old woman, identified as Kimchi Truong of Oakland, has died of a suspected overdose after attending the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio last weekend, reports the Los Angeles Times. According to Sgt. Curt James of the Riverside County sheriff-coroner’s office, the
Embattled director Bryan Singer says he has proof that will exonerate him against charges he drugged and sexually assaulted a 17-year-old boy in 1999. Singer still is watching his calender being upturned days after the lawsuit describing Singer's alleged acts came to light. He dropped out of a fan

American Thinker

Rogue Hall Monitors

IN HIS 1951 book God and Man at Yale, the document that, to simplify only a little, launched the conservative movement, William F. Buckley, Jr. lamented what he later called “the phenomenon of the somnolent college trustee.” Looking back in 2007, Buckley concluded that little had change

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11 Nov 2013, 5:09 am

President Obama’s foreign policy record remains intact. Across the world from which he is withdrawing American power and influence, governments are recognizing that where once a superpower resided, now only a shadow remains. First it was left to the Communist Chinese to admonish us against sp
It is wrong, of course, to take pleasure in the misfortune of others. Still, I must confess that I have derived no small amount of schadenfreude from news stories about Obamacare advocates who have been adversely affected by the not-so-Affordable Care Act. It would take a stronger man than yours tr


11 Nov 2013, 5:08 am

Private “Rondi” Rondinoni had been in B Company for a little more than one hitch (three years). He had reached the rank of Private First Class (PFC), but was busted back to buck private for repeated fractures of discipline. It didn’t matter to Rondi. He just enjoyed being a soldie

Heritage Foundation

Indiana, Common Core, and a Great Opportunity to Reverse Course

Indiana has a great opportunity to implement education standards that are “written by Hoosiers, for Hoosiers, and are uncommonly high,” as Governor Mike Pence (R) wants to do. One option for doing this would be to re-adopt Indiana’s prior state standards. Before the advent of No C

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Al Gore was “fired up” at the University of Hawaii in sharing his message on climate change, according to a local TV news report of a speech in which the former vice president bashed unnamed “carbon polluters” as being ”immoral, unethical, and despicable.” Gore,
The constitutionality of New Hampshire’s education tax credit program is being considered this week by the state’s supreme court. This is not the first time parental choice in education has been challenged in the Granite State. The New Hampshire legislature passed the tax credit bill in
Some critics of Obamacare are up in arms about the Census Bureau’s intent to change questions it asks millions of Americans about health insurance. Others just think census officials have lousy timing. The New York Times first reported on internal documents showing the agency’s changes

Townhall.com

Why Did a News Outlet Cancel This Church's Easter Ad?

A New York City news organization has apologized after it canceled a church’s advertising campaign promoting its Easter Sunday services – just three days before Good Friday.

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Facing mid-term elections and burdened with persistently high unemployment, President Obama is playing the race, gender, and class cards. Fabricating fear and injustice, such tactics keep the economy in slow gear and make worse the very people the president professes to help.
When Ronald Reagan called the Soviet Empire an "evil empire," the phrase reflected his conviction that while the East-West struggle was indeed a global geostrategic conflict, it had a deep moral dimension.
When the former Soviet Union collapsed almost 25 years ago, most global strategic forecasters assumed that the U.S. would adapt pragmatically to her new status of sole world superpower.

The Corner

Rand Paul to Meet Top Romney Donors in Boston

Rand Paul will do his best to charm a group Mitt Romney’s top donors next week at an event facilitated by Romney finance director Spencer Zwick.  The Friday luncheon will take place in Boston at the offices of Zwick’s private-equity firm, Solamere Capital, according to a

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Some good folks are pig-biting mad about my recent article noting that the rate of foreclosures has dropped dramatically as a result of the reinflation of the real estate market. So many nuggets of #yellowjournalism in this @NRO piece by @bigtimcavanaugh, it’s hard to pick my favourite: htt


18 Apr 2014, 2:20 pm

now looks even better.


18 Apr 2014, 12:52 pm

The Wall Street Journal reported last night that House Speaker John Boehner told donors at a fundraiser last month in Las Vegas that he was “hellbent on getting this done this year,” in reference to an amnesty/immigration bill. His spokesman did not dispute the account. In related news

Red State

The Good Friday Show

At 4:00 pm ET, I will start my annual Good Friday radio show. This is a show a lot of RedState readers have tuned in to over the years. You can listen live here and later will be able to get a download of the show. You can call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK as well if you’d like to participate. The sh

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One of the marks of a civil society is the relegation of political disputes to the political realm and not criminalize disagreements. This has historically been the downfall of third world countries as they attempt to move from totalitarianism or despotism to a more democratic form of government. I
And Jimmy entered the temple and invited in all who sold and bought in the temple, and he set up the tables of the money-changers and the seats of those who sold pigeons. He said to them, “It is written, ‘My house shall be called a house of politics,’ but you make it a den of rich
  Nine years ago the US Supreme Court, in an opinion authored by noted Second Amendment authority John Paul Stevens, eviscerated the “takings” clause of the Fifth Amendment. That decision, Kelo v. City of New London, essentially eliminated property rights so long as someone more po
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