Ted Cruz’s campaign: He hasn’t ruled out legal status for illegals

27 Mar 2015, 6:21 pm

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Looking out over the lunch crowd packed into a Marriott hotel ballroom in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, David Simon, the creator of The Wire, must have felt a touch of the surreal.

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The American Spectator

Reid Picks Schumer Over Durbin

Illinois just can't win today. First, two terrible candidates for mayor of Chicago. Then, on his last day in office, disgraced Congressman Aaron Schock decides to compare himself to Lincoln in his farewell speech, even though, despite the fact that he was an Illinois politician, Abraham Lincoln nev

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Although Rahm Emanuel has pulled well ahead of challenger Chuy Garcia in the Chicago mayoral race (the last poll had him with a comfortable 15 point lead, but still without the 50% necessary to win), with a whopping 18% still undecided and a quesstionable debate performance last night, nothing is g
Aaron already announced that Sen. Harry Reid will not seek re-election at the end of this term, ostensibly because of the horrific eye injuries he sustained a few weeks ago, after falling victim to a back-snapping physical therapy resistance band, falling into a Stairmaster and banging his face on
The Obama Administration's reassessment of its relationship with Israel continues with the declassification of Israel's nuclear program. This comes amidst accusations from the Obama Administration against Israel spying on its nuclear negotiations with Iran. The Obama Administration, of course, foun

The Federalist

Lena Dunham’s Unfunny Jewish Jokes

Imagine if Lena Dunham had insinuated that a Muslim or a black boyfriend was indistinguishable from a dog. So why is it okay to imply that about Jews?

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By any standard, Indiana's new law is about religious freedom, not 'religious freedom.'
Colorado won't file murder charges against a woman who cut a baby out of its mother's womb, killing it. You can thank the pro-choice abortion lobby.
If you can’t travel to your favorite major-league team’s spring training, capture the feel by attending increasingly popular minor-league games.

The Washington Free Beacon

Criminal Justice Reform Movement Gaining Momentum

Looking out over the lunch crowd packed into a Marriott hotel ballroom in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, David Simon, the creator of The Wire, must have felt a touch of the surreal.

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture is promoting a giant full-body exhibit for kids to walk through to promote healthy eating habits. While encouraging schools to apply for nearly $6 million in grants to help them comply with the First Lady Michelle Obama-promoted Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act new lu
A member of the New York Times editorial board suggested that pro-Israel Republicans were more loyal to Israel than to the United States on Friday.
A judge in Wisconsin voided a teachers union contract that would have forced educators in the Kenosha Unified School District to pay dues as a condition of employment.

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

Education: Hacks Praise Anything and Always with Enthusiasm

Somehow there is an endless supply of people willing to praise ridiculous, destructive ideas like Common Core.

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You might think that somebody would have explained the facts of life to Mr. Obama in the last six years. But Obama has a hard time listening to other people, especially if they have different ideas. 
By the time taxpayers discover that they’re saddled with exorbitant bills it’s already a fait accompli
Our current president's strategy regarding Iran is patently insane.

Heritage Foundation

Obama Wants Doctors Paid Differently. Here’s the Downsides to His Proposed Way.

 As part of the 5-year anniversary White House celebration of his health care law, President Obama included his goals for health reform going forward. Among... Read More The post Obama Wants Doctors Paid Differently. Here’s the Downsides to His Proposed Way. appeared first on Daily Signa

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The mainstream media has launched an all-out blitz over a new law that protects the fundamental freedom of Indiana citizens from unnecessary and unreasonable government... Read More The post The True Facts About Religious Freedom Laws appeared first on Daily Signal.
The Highway Trust Fund—which provides funding for building and maintaining the nation’s roads and bridges as well as transit, such as buses, streetcars, light rail... Read More The post Americans Want to Drive, Not Take Mass Transit. But Government Spending Doesn’t Reflect That. a
This morning, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced that he will retire in 2016 and not seek re-election. My life’s work has been to make... Read More The post How Twitter Reacted to Harry Reid’s Retirement Announcement appeared first on Daily Signal.


The Next 'Greatest Generation': A Millennial's Perspective on Ted Cruz

Monday morning I sat among 10,000 of my peers as Sen. Ted Cruz announced his bid for the Republican nomination for president at my school, Liberty University. As senior in Libertys Helms School of Government I was thrilled to witness a presidential hopeful announce his candidacy.

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27 Mar 2015, 5:24 pm

No wonder so many of us in Arkansas came to like and admire our former governor, senator and public resource in general -- agree or disagree with him from time to time. His diaries, even if disputed for now by his much too respectable family, show a man in full, and the portrait is refreshing. Espec
Some economists worry that if the Fed raises rates too soon or the Republican-run Congress cuts government spending too much, we will have a 1937-style recession.
It doesnt matter what the Republican base wants or whom the well-known pundits like. The fact is, the so-called independent voters of New Hampshire are likely to pick the next Republican nominee for US President.

The Corner

Krauthammer's Take: Harry Reid Is a 'Disgrace' Who 'Emasculated' the Senate

Charles Krauthammer said he knew it was impolite to speak ill of the dead, but since Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) was simply retiring, the syndicated columnist said he did not feel quite so constrained.  “Harry, we hardly knew ye, and what we did know we didn&rsqu

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Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton failed to provide any new documents to the congressional panel investigating the Benghazi terrorist attacks, instead notifying the committee that she has “wipe[d] her server clean,” the lead investigator announced. “After seeking and rece
It’s Friday and that usually means a new episode of Need to Know. Jay and I are delighted to be joined by a supernova in the conservative firmament, George Will. He offers a characteristically brisk yet sweeping history of speech restrictions in the U.S. and lands firmly on what is so unsettl

27 Mar 2015, 3:52 pm

I do not wish to unburden Harry Reid of his many sins, but, to follow up on Charlie’s post and on our scathing (and entirely apposite) editorial, two additional indictments are in order. First, as Charlie notes, Reid happily eschewed the strictures of process whenever it proved expedient, do

Red State

Phil Robertson’s Point is Poorly Delivered but Nothing New

I first became aware of Phil Robertson’s recent controversial comments because Ace wrote up a criticism headlined “So Phil Robertson Is Yammering Again.” I disagreed with some of what he said but that was that and I went about my day. Then an article by Katherine Timpf  

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27 Mar 2015, 3:00 pm

Now that the Obama administration has caved to the Iranians and given the Mullahs exactly the kind of deal they’d want, it’s safe to say that the Middle East has just become a lot less stable. Given the number of countries in the region that don’t like Iran, even aside from Israel

27 Mar 2015, 1:00 pm

  From the diaries… Discussions regarding fetal personhood are unfortunately never-ending. In some minds, questions persist on life’s beginnings, what ‘quality of life’ is acceptable, and what crimes should unquestionably be “rectified” through (a second cr
We haven’t heard much from Chris Christie or about his presidential aspirations and that is just as well. Christie may very well be the most conservative governor we can elect in New Jersey but his governance is simply a shade more conservative that what you’d expect from a Democrat. Ne