The Hillary Show

24 Jul 2014, 4:00 am

On July 29, 2013, CNN announced a planned documentary on the life of Hillary Clinton. Charles Ferguson, the Academy Award–winning di- rector, was going to direct the piece. Ferguson was a left-wing filmmaker likely to be sympathetic to the former First Family. Almost simultaneously, NBC announ

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The news has been filled with their stories—children just seven or nine or eleven years old, on their own, faced with the impossible, braving death under a hot sun, with nothing but their wits to tell them when to roll down the window. You thought I was talking about the child migrants? No, I

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Former Chief of Staff for the congressional Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT), Edward Kleinbard, writing in the Wall Street Journal, argues that “tax inversions must be stopped now.” Kleinbard may understand taxes but like so many on the left has a weak grasp on economics and on the pro

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24 Jul 2014, 3:00 am

Once again Tony Dungy demonstrates why many consider him the classiest and most thoroughly decent man in professional sport. And the national sports press demonstrates again that it is mostly a pack of mindless, left-ideology-besotted jackals with no more principles, restraint, or sense of proporti

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The American Spectator

Back Off, Tiger Moms: The Kids Are Alright

The news has been filled with their stories—children just seven or nine or eleven years old, on their own, faced with the impossible, braving death under a hot sun, with nothing but their wits to tell them when to roll down the window. You thought I was talking about the child migrants? No, I

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24 Jul 2014, 3:00 am

Once again Tony Dungy demonstrates why many consider him the classiest and most thoroughly decent man in professional sport. And the national sports press demonstrates again that it is mostly a pack of mindless, left-ideology-besotted jackals with no more principles, restraint, or sense of proporti
How did our national government grow from a servant with sharply limited powers into a master with virtually unlimited power?— Senator Barry Goldwater writing in The Conscience of a Conservative (1960) July, 1964. Fifty years ago this month. The Republican Party nominates Arizona Senator
Former Chief of Staff for the congressional Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT), Edward Kleinbard, writing in the Wall Street Journal, argues that “tax inversions must be stopped now.” Kleinbard may understand taxes but like so many on the left has a weak grasp on economics and on the pro

The Federalist

Explaining Abortion Regulations, Voxification-Style

Other than the errors in year and content, and the lack of context or balance, the rest of Vox's abortion story looks about right.

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Rising prices and stagnant wages are a bad combination. Why are so many analysts pretending that it's no big deal?
Gavin Newsom has some good ideas about local governance which he can never put into practice.
Part 2 of a series: Government control of our most intimate decisions depends on many of us refusing to make those decisions wisely ourselves.

The Washington Free Beacon

The Hillary Show

On July 29, 2013, CNN announced a planned documentary on the life of Hillary Clinton. Charles Ferguson, the Academy Award–winning di- rector, was going to direct the piece. Ferguson was a left-wing filmmaker likely to be sympathetic to the former First Family. Almost simultaneously, NBC announ

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Big Government

Gay Kiss At Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony In Snub To Homophobia

Glasgow opened the twentieth Commonwealth Games with a gay kiss, aimed at upsetting countries that had enacted anti-gay laws. The actor John Barrowman clasped the head of another man during the ceremony and kissed him on the lips, in an apparent act of defiance.   The openly gay Doctor Who ac

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A Christian man in Iran has been sentenced to have his lips burnt with a cigarette for eating during the day in the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The punishment was carried out in public in the city of Kermanshah. Five Muslim men were also publicly flogged, each receiving 70 lashes for not fasting
Although the Liberal Democrats managed to stall its publication for months, a report analysing free movement within the EU has finally been released. The report exposes how criminals are using this EU law to "import human trafficking victims, illegal immigrants as wel
Australia's policy on plain tobacco packaging was dealt another blow this week as police raided a series of premises involved in the supply of counterfeit cigarettes. According to a Channel Seven News report (below) about a raid on illegal cigarette sales in a Sydney market, the policy has boosted

American Thinker

Reflections on the State of Climate Science

Is there hope for intelligent diversity in the climate-change debate?

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24 Jul 2014, 12:00 am

The term "refugee" has a specific definition.  It does not apply to the sometimes 24-year-old, sometimes accompanied "unaccompanied minors" at the our southern border.
Fifty years ago this month, the battle between leftism and conservatism changed forever.


24 Jul 2014, 12:00 am

No compunction about expelling a child back to horrible conditions in the case of Elian Gonzales.

Heritage Foundation

Backlogged Immigration System Prolongs Road to Deportation for Unaccompanied Minors

As lawmakers debate how to handle the surge of immigrants crossing the country’s southern border, unaccompanied minors denied asylum face a long road back home.... Read More The post Backlogged Immigration System Prolongs Road to Deportation for Unaccompanied Minors appeared first on Daily Si

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The Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to temporarily ban U.S. flights to Israel escalated into a political showdown today between the Obama administration and Sen. Ted... Read More The post Ted Cruz Accuses Obama of Staging ‘Economic Boycott on Israel’ With Flight Ban app
The United States should “absolutely” send unaccompanied children back home, said Newt Gingrich in an exclusive interview with The Daily Signal. Accusing the Obama administration of... Read More The post Newt Gingrich: ‘Absolutely’ Send Unaccompanied Children Home appea
House Speaker John Boehner’s Border Crisis Working Group released Wednesday its recommendations on what should be done on the border crisis. The group, which is... Read More The post What’s Right and What’s Wrong About Republicans’ New Border Crisis Policy Proposal appeared

Townhall.com

How Our World Fell Apart

Wherever we look today—from the Fertile Crescent in the Middle East to the post-Cold War frontier in Ukraine to the South China Sea to our border with Mexico— our world appears to be falling apart.

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When president Obama announced last week that he would be imposing of a new round of sanctions on Russia, he made sure to stress that the package was designed to inflict “maximum” damage on Russia, “while limiting any spillover effects on American companies.”
In the chart, we see that North Dakota is currently the leader among all states, surging considerably in 2013. We also see that the state has consistently ranked high by this measure from 1999 through the present.


23 Jul 2014, 11:01 pm

"Goin' Home." It keeps going around and around in my head as we drive around my old home town -- the slow, sweet musical theme Dvorak used for the largo in his New World symphony.

The Corner

Biden: 'Businesses Are Hiring at Historic Rates' Well . . . No, Not Literally

In a task-force report Vice President Joe Biden sent to President Obama this week, reporting on his examination of jobs-training programs, Biden made a surprisingly impressive claim about the labor market: Businesses are hiring at historic rates, with 52 consecutive months of net private sec

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Charles Krauthammer commented on a recently released statement from the Secretary-General regarding missing rockets placed in a U.N. school in Gaza. The statement shows how “corrupt and corrupted” the U.N. is, Krauthammer said to Brett Baier on Wednesday evening’s Special Report


23 Jul 2014, 6:11 pm

I read somewhere that, nearly a century after the Russian civil war, the ascendancy of Vladimir Putin ought to be seen as representing the final victory of the Whites over the Reds. It’s an interesting notion — there’s something to it — and reading this passage fro


23 Jul 2014, 5:11 pm

Democratic operatives are already circling the wagons around Senator John Walsh (D., Mont.) following a report that he plagiarized his master’s thesis, reminding voters of his military service while on tour in Iraq. I think it is fair &appropriate to respectfully note John Walsh&r

Red State

The case against an Unconditional Basic Income

An object that is at rest will stay at rest unless an external force acts upon it. –Sir Isaac Newton Many moons ago with I was a mid-grade infantry captain in the US Army I was selected for an assignment as an investigator with the Department of the Army Inspector General’s office at th

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A divided panel of the DC Circuit this morning handed down its long-awaited decision in Halbig v Burwell, holding 2-1 that Obamacare does not provide subsidies for purchases of insurance on the federal Healthcare.gov exchange, and that the individual mandate does not apply in states that have not e
Airfare is getting more expensive. The Transportation Security Administration is raising security fees. Fox News has a report on it. But in the interests of intellectual honesty, we here on a Republican site and I, a formerly elected Republican official, do need to point out that the American publi
On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Aaron Blake to discuss the opening salvos fired in the 2016 GOP primary, Rick Perry's makeover and who the GOP dark horse may be. The post Rick Perry vs. Rand Paul and the Start of the 2016 GOP Primary appeared first on RedState.
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