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The director of the Phoenix VA hospital where at least 40 military veterans died from delays received more than $9,000 in bonus pay in 2013, public records show.

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Rep. Randy Forbes (R., Va.) had harsh words for the Obama administration, rebuking them for their repeated foreign policy failures. The Obama Administration has made a mockery of our nation’s foreign policy, he said. “We are looking around the globe seeing one foreign policy failure aft

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On Tuesday, a tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Walmart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville. No word if Ronald McDonald started the fire. Press Herald reports: The driver, who did not want to give his name, said he had pulled into the Walmart parking l

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The American Spectator

Ross on NPR Today

At 12:05 PM here in Colorado (11:05 AM Pacific, 2:05 PM Eastern, and you should be able to figure out Chicago time), I'll be joining Warren Olney's national NPR show, "To The Point" in order to debate an outspoken anti-capitalist about income inequality and the impact of money on elections. I hope

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24 Apr 2014, 9:06 am

Feature of the Day: A 19th-century shipwreck near the Golden Gate Bridge was just discovered (again) Morning Headlines Domestic                                                 &nb

24 Apr 2014, 3:00 am

I would like to modestly propose that it is time for conservatives to combat the most economically dangerous and statist movement in the world today, and it is not socialism. It is the modern-day green movement, which is not run by people who primarily want to keep the air we breathe and the w

24 Apr 2014, 3:00 am

The other day I came across an article on CNN entitled, “Why are Some Democrats Running Away from Obamacare?,” a truly comical piece that would be even funnier were it not mere cheerleading disguised as analysis. And cheerleading is desperately needed as Democrats approach the midterm e

The Federalist

13 Ways For Feminists To Close The Confidence Gap

Here are some ways that women can demonstrate confidence right now, starting with buying one's own birth control.

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Yes, liberals made severe labor force attrition a focal point of their emergency unemployment insurance advocacy.
For now, the GOP seems planted in the drivers seat. But there are unknowns at every corner.
There seems to an emerging consensus among sophisticates that non-libertarian conservatism is “reactionary.” They couldn't be more wrong.

The Washington Free Beacon

VA Director at Phoenix Hospital Got $9K Bonus

The director of the Phoenix VA hospital where at least 40 military veterans died from delays received more than $9,000 in bonus pay in 2013, public records show.

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24 Apr 2014, 9:07 am

The stock price for SodaStream International, which has been the target of attacks by anti-Israel extremists, is skyrocketing after news of a partnership with global beverage mammoth Starbucks.

Big Government

Jason Collins Consulted with Chelsea Clinton Before Coming Out as Gay

From TIME 100 (emphasis added):  Jason Collins By Chelsea Clinton April 23, 2014 The NBA player who went first I met Jason Collins when we were freshmen at Stanford. Not surprisingly, the first thing I noticed was his height. The second thing I noticed was his kindness off the court —

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This morning's key headlines from France plans to keep young people from going to Syria for jihad Obama says U.S. will defend Japan over Senkaku Islands Warring Palestinian factions announce a reconciliation agreement France plans to keep young people from going to Syria
There’s 256 games on the schedule released yesterday by the NFL. They all count equally in the standings. But some games are more equal than others in the minds of fans. Here are ten dates to circle on your calendar. 10. Green Bay @ Seattle, Thursday, September 4 This is it. This is what foo
In TIME's latest 100 Most Influential People edition, Sen. Mitch McConnell praises Sen. Rand Paul’s “rare magnanimity.”  McConnell points out that the freshman senator from Kentucky embraces the “Eleventh Commandment" made famous by Ronald Reagan: "Thou shalt not

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

Why Your Boss Probably Isn't Speaking at This Conference

American companies like Boeing, General Electric, Caterpillar, and John Deere are in the club. What about your company? These are just a few of the firms you might have heard of that benefit from the Export-Import Bank. It’s a government program that loans money to foreign governments and com

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Americans have always enjoyed the privilege of living abroad without losing citizenship. Think Hemingway and Fitzgerald decamping to write in Europe after World War I, or Gen. MacArthur spending decades in Asia around World War II. Expatriates remain Americans, and have generally been welcomed back
The recent announcement that 600 U.S. soldiers from the Italy-based 173rd Airborne Brigade will be sent to the three Baltic states of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, as well as Poland, for training exercises is a step in the right direction. While these deployments are symbolically important, the U.
As the Internal Revenue Service grapples with budget cuts, a newly reported audit reveals the federal tax collection agency doled out bonuses and other rewards to more than 2,800 workers who had conduct and tax-evasion issues. The audit—issued March 21 by an IRS watchdog agency, Treasury Insp

The Gender Hypocrisy of the Liberal Left

Every successful Republican woman politician today faces the inevitable question … is she the next Sarah Palin? It’s unfortunate that every Republican female leader is put to this same litmus test by the liberal media.

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My dear friend Michelle Cox has written a novel that every parent in America needs to read.
As the US government tightens its fiscal belt, it is important for policymakers to consider that cutting key programs can create ripple effects far beyond US borders. A prime example is the Tomahawk missile.

23 Apr 2014, 11:01 pm

With its talent for doing just the wrong thing, or at least avoiding the right one, the U.S. State Department has decided to follow the latest trend in American higher education -- over the nearest cliff.

The Corner

Poll: Colorado Senate Race Neck and Neck

Colorado wasn’t initially thought to be one of the more competitive Senate races, but the entrance of Republican congressman Cory Gardner to run against Democratic incumbent Mark Udall is changing the race’s dynamic, according to a new poll. A new Quinnipiac poll finds Udall and Gardne

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24 Apr 2014, 8:11 am

Jay Nordlinger’s favorite politician (or one of them) is Bob Ehrlich, the former GOP governor of Maryland. Ehrlich visited Hillsdale College yesterday, meeting with students and professors in the afternoon and giving a public lecture in the evening. Someone asked him who should be the Republi
​For more on the $2.8 million in bonuses given to IRS employees with disciplinary issues, check out Tim’s post.

Red State

Bruce Braley pushed IRS to crack down on Tea Party groups.

The IRS learned it from you, Bruce Braley! They learned it from you. The post Bruce Braley pushed IRS to crack down on Tea Party groups. appeared first on RedState.

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23 Apr 2014, 5:53 pm

I have not wanted to take a position on the Georgia Senate race. I have several friends running. I have maintained that my heart is with Paul Broun and my head is with Karen Handel. If I could will someone into the Senate, it’d be Congressman Paul Broun. He’s a terrific and profoundly d
Economics is much more akin climatology than to real science. It is larded with theories that are simply not falsifiable, it relies on complex models that can work backwards from a known point but are unable to predict an outcome, and adherence to fads and a good publicist are more important to suc
This is, in fact, a hammer of a campaign ad: Come, I will conceal nothing from you: one big point of this ad is to try to help Monica Wehby with more socially conservative voters who are generally suspicious - and they have good, solid reasons to be – of anybody who takes the so-called &