The Washington Post and Rand Paul: Who Is More Wrong About ISIS?

28 May 2015, 12:00 pm

(John Hinderaker)The Washington Post’s fact checker, Glenn Kessler, undertook yesterday to assess the truth or falsity of these remarks by Jeb Bush about ISIS: ISIS didn’t exist when my brother was president. Al Qaeda in Iraq was wiped out when my brother was president. Those statements

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The quid, the quo, and a couple of old pros in between.

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I have always been a huge comic book fan. I am told, of course, that my female anatomy makes me a rare bird in that field since, according to modern Internet feminists, comic books are the very nexus and genesis of modern misogyny, because they promote the sexualization of women, glorify violence a

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Ashe Schow Scene: You're a woman, sitting on a bench reading a book. Your male friend sees you on the quad and comes over to say hello and talk.

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The American Spectator

There's a Hillary Clinton Comic Book On the Way

I have always been a huge comic book fan. I am told, of course, that my female anatomy makes me a rare bird in that field since, according to modern Internet feminists, comic books are the very nexus and genesis of modern misogyny, because they promote the sexualization of women, glorify violence a

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U.S. officials admitted Thursday that not only had the military accidentally sent live anthrax to labs in nine different states, as well as South Korea, but that in total 26 people were likely exposed. California, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin and Virginia re
George Pataki, the former New York Governor, has thrown his hat into the ring for the Republican nomination, because there's nothing the GOP field needs more right now than yet another over-50 white dude with questionable conservative credentials whose career peaked more than ten years ago, vying f
Usually, when you have a person in your life that creates drama, you try to minimize your contact with them, even if you can't cut contact off completely. You might see them once in a while for a drink, if you've been imbibing earlier in the day and can tolerate them, or you might limit your contac

The Federalist

North Carolina Protects Religious Rights In Same-Sex Marriage Debate

The N.C. House passes a bill allowing magistrates to recuse themselves from performing same-sex marriages if they have a religious objection.

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Life advice for the young people graduating their way into the world this season.
Choosing priorities on which to focus a nation’s power is essential to avoid dissipating that power across too many fronts at once.
Hipsters are dead; long live the nerds.

The Washington Free Beacon

Federal Judge Denies DC’s Request to Immediately Stay Gun Ruling

A federal judge on Thursday denied the District of Columbia's request for an immediate administrative stay on a ruling declaring part of the city's gun carry law unconstitutional.

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A senior Veterans Affairs official misused her position by encouraging subordinates to pay for psychic readings, federal watchdogs said on Thursday.

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

Putin and the Super Power Super Bowl Ring Scandal

The story of when Vladimir Putin stole the Patriots' owner's Super Bowl ring, and what the Bush administration did about it.

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China is on the rise and on the march and is preparing to call our “Pacific pivot” bluff. 
Debt and hopelessness are increasingly driving our nation's college students to desperation.  Maybe it's time the university system did something.
What’s wrong with shacking up?  America became a de facto shack up society years ago.  Marriage, we were told, was passé. 

Heritage Foundation

Maryland Governor Vetoes Forfeiture Reform

Last Friday, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan vetoed State Senate Bill 528, a civil asset forfeiture reform measure that had been passed nearly unanimously by the... Read More The post Maryland Governor Vetoes Forfeiture Reform appeared first on The Daily Signal.

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On the evening of May 3, two men armed with rifles attacked the Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest in Garland, Texas. While both shooters were... Read More The post What You Should Know About the Recent Wave of Islamist Terrorist Attacks appeared first on The Daily Signal.
When Maria Harrill was growing up in suburban Maryland in the early 1990s, she kept a journal outlining all the things she’d do when she... Read More The post Labor Pains: Why the Birth Rate Is Down and What That Means appeared first on The Daily Signal.
In my first two interviews with former Obama senior advisor David Axelrod, we talked about the growing divide among “Red” and “Blue” America and his predictions... Read More The post David Axelrod Evaluates Obama’s Handling of Racial Issues, Inner City Problems ap

Conservative Christians Miscount

I don't care how popular the Duggar family and their TLC reality show "19 Kids & Counting" is with Christian conservatives.

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28 May 2015, 9:02 am

Rick Santorum joined the GOP Presidential scrum last night. There are (if you count Donald Trump) 16 announced, pretend, or presumed candidates.
There's nothing quite like learning about the fate of your hard-fought advocacy work through a tweet. I was spending time with my wife and children, doing our devotions, enjoying a nice big breakfast, and not worrying about the world around us for those precious morning hours last week.
"We have police. They arrest girls or women for having bad hijab or not being covered enough. But it's not that we live with the police in our head. You know?"

The Corner

Bill de Blasio v. Progress, Chapter 145,056

Bloomberg reports:  New York Mayor Bill de Blasio presents himself as a champion of the technology industry. The industry says he’s trying to smother progress one app at a time. The mayor’s plan to require Uber Technologies Inc., Lyft Inc. and other ride-hailing services to get

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In a recent fundraising e-mail, Dr. Ben Carson attempts to turn his lack of experience into an advantage: The media and the political class don’t know what to do with us quite yet. They discount me by saying things like “Ben Carson has no political experience.” For once the rul

28 May 2015, 10:49 am

I wrote my Politico column today on the spike in murders in Baltimore and the relatively muted reaction to it: Let’s be honest: Some black lives really don’t matter. If you are a young black man shot in the head by another young black man, almost certainly no one will know your name.
Over at Yahoo Politics, Matt Bai has written a deeply strange piece in which he criticizes Bernie Sanders for railing against “out of touch” politicians. The headline: “Hillary Clinton’s not like the rest of us? Good!” A sample of the argument: In an interview with C

Red State

George Pataki runs for president as the WTF?? candidate

Great news. I know you've all been waiting for this. George Pataki, a three-term governor of New York, on Thursday joined a crowded field of Republican presidential candidates where he has little name recognition and will have to prove his conservative credentials. Pataki invoked Republican Pr

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Beautiful. Someone has finally called Bill and Hillary Clinton and their slush fund Foundation what they are: racketeers. Bill and Hillary  Clinton and the Clinton Foundation have been hit with a racketeering lawsuit in Florida court. The lawsuit, filed by Larry Klayman of Freedom Watch, inclu

28 May 2015, 10:00 am

Some companies create such a successful business model that they are able to develop financing arms dedicated to creating more opportunities to bring their product to market.  However, some companies have the good fortune of having a dedicated bank backed by the full faith and credit of the Am
On May 16, 2015, I gave my first sermon at the conference in Chicago, IL. I have the audio now of it and wanted to share that with you. The text as presented a few weeks ago differs from the sermon as delivered. You can listen at your own place via Soundcloud. The audio is also embe