The Truth About Plagiarist Fareed Zakaria’s Views on Censorship

26 Jan 2015, 11:30 am

Fareed Zakaria’s recent stance on the issue of censoring offensive material mischaracterizes his formerly stated role in Yale’s decision not to republish cartoons that featured Mohammed.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is closing its embassy in Yemen to the public until further notice amid political turmoil after the government resigned under pressure from the Houthi rebel movement.

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26 Jan 2015, 11:10 am

(Steven Hayward)It’s about time someone—why not Power Line?—developed a Climate Change Cliché Counter: a checklist and score sheet for the number of mindless clichés that appear in articles or statements about climate change. The idea occurred to me when I noted &ldqu

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Sinking

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26 Jan 2015, 9:47 am

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Pope Francis Is A Leftist And Must Be Called Out

Pope Francis has associated with revolutionaries and ideologies that destroy human life and living conditions. The right response is not silence.

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In Lena Dunham's Girls, the learning curve for characters is indistinguishable from the line on the horizon. But there was some movement this week.
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The Washington Free Beacon

The Truth About Plagiarist Fareed Zakaria’s Views on Censorship

Fareed Zakaria’s recent stance on the issue of censoring offensive material mischaracterizes his formerly stated role in Yale’s decision not to republish cartoons that featured Mohammed.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is closing its embassy in Yemen to the public until further notice amid political turmoil after the government resigned under pressure from the Houthi rebel movement.
An Argentine prosecutor who died mysteriously last week had evidence tying Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, a link first reported by the Washington Free Beacon in 2013.

Big Government

Pope Francis' Disturbing Cuba Activism

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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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Sarah Palin Too Toxic for 2016?

There are those on our side who suggest that we kick Palin to the curb because she has become “too toxic.”

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26 Jan 2015, 12:00 am

Encouraged by the Democrat Media complex to write his own narrative, President Obama has apparently decided to deliver it in the form of a comic book supervillain monologue.
I'm ready to be a part of political history, and that ain't happening in California.
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Heritage Foundation

House Conservatives Band Together to Form New Group to Push Conservative Agenda

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Townhall.com

Syriza Trounces New Democracy; Greeks Stop Paying Taxes; Run on Greek Banks Escalates; Get Out!

As late as last Friday polls expected New Democracy would lose but not get trounced.

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Hes definitely the greatest president of my lifetime and, with one possible rival, he was the greatest President of the 20th century.


25 Jan 2015, 11:01 pm

We desperately need a messenger who can talk persuasively to the boardroom and to the apartment house. One out of two aint good enough.
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The Corner

Summer Internship

National Review is accepting applications for its summer internship. The intern will work in our New York office, receive a modest stipend, participate in every part of the editorial process, and have some opportunities to write. The ideal candidate will have an excellent academic record and s

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26 Jan 2015, 11:02 am

give a leg up to dynastic political candidates? John McGinnis raises the question.
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