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Drudge Report

  • WILLIE'S SPECIAL WEED...

    WILLIE'S SPECIAL WEED...

    WILLIE'S SPECIAL WEED...(Third column, 9th story, link)Related stories:Branded bongs...
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  • Night vision eyedrops allow sight in darkness...

    Night vision eyedrops allow sight in darkness...

    Night vision eyedrops allow sight in darkness...(Third column, 15th story, link)
    - 47 mins ago, March 28, 2015 4:54 pm -
  • CIA disinformation expert part of rogue intel op?

    CIA disinformation expert part of rogue intel op?

    CIA disinformation expert part of rogue intel op?(Third column, 5th story, link)Related stories:HILLARY 'WIPED HER SERVER CLEAN'...Private Emails Reveal Ex-Clinton Aide's Secret Spy Network...REPORT: Hillary Gets Special Protection On WIKIPEDIA...Tay…
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  • Russia 'to join China-led development bank'...

    Russia 'to join China-led development bank'...

    Russia 'to join China-led development bank'...(Third column, 14th story, link)
    - 47 mins ago, March 28, 2015 4:54 pm -
  • Taylor Swift Named World's Greatest Female Leader...

    Taylor Swift Named World's Greatest Female Leader...

    Taylor Swift Named World's Greatest Female Leader...(Third column, 7th story, link)Related stories:HILLARY 'WIPED HER SERVER CLEAN'...Private Emails Reveal Ex-Clinton Aide's Secret Spy Network...CIA disinformation expert part of rogue intel op?REPORT…
    - 47 mins ago, March 28, 2015 4:54 pm -
  • CA restaurant owner accused of slavery, beating employee...

    CA restaurant owner accused of slavery, beating employee...

    CA restaurant owner accused of slavery, beating employee...(Third column, 13th story, link)
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  • HILLARY 'WIPED HER SERVER CLEAN'...

    HILLARY 'WIPED HER SERVER CLEAN'...

    HILLARY 'WIPED HER SERVER CLEAN'...(Third column, 3rd story, link)Related stories:Private Emails Reveal Ex-Clinton Aide's Secret Spy Network...CIA disinformation expert part of rogue intel op?REPORT: Hillary Gets Special Protection On WIKIPEDIA...Ta…
    - 47 mins ago, March 28, 2015 4:54 pm -

Red State

  • Indiana’s RFRA law and the left’s change of heart on religious freedom

    Indiana’s RFRA law and the left’s change of heart on religious freedom

    On Thursday, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed a state level version of the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act. This should have been an uninteresting happening. Religious freedom… not the Orwellian progressive construction of Freedom of Wo…
    - 3 hours ago, March 28, 2015 2:50 pm -
  • Tech at Night: Weekend Update

    Tech at Night: Weekend Update

    They’re always telling us Tor is so great because it’s used by foreign dissidents and all that, yet the anarchists keep using it to commit crimes, and the Tor mavens do nothing to stop it. And they wonder why Tor has a perception problem. Oh look…
    - 9 hours ago, March 28, 2015 9:00 am -
  • The Activist Left’s sympathy for Adam Mark Smith is worth its weight in gold.
    If the Left truly feels that badly about what happened to Adam Mark Smith, they should have hired him a year or so ago.The post The Activist Left’s sympathy for Adam Mark Smith is worth its weight in gold. appeared first on RedState.
    - 15 hours ago, March 28, 2015 2:30 am -
  • 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 …
    - 20 hours ago, March 27, 2015 9:51 pm -
  • Now Saudi Arabia wants Nukes

    - 22 hours ago, March 27, 2015 8:00 pm -
  • Pro-Life Ohioans to a Point

    Pro-Life Ohioans to a Point

      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”…
    - 24 hours ago, March 27, 2015 6:00 pm -
  • Chris Christie signs bill to screw consumers and preserve a monopoly

    Chris Christie signs bill to screw consumers and preserve a monopoly

    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 tha…
    - 24 hours ago, March 27, 2015 6:00 pm -

Weekly Standard

  • Clintons Received Money from 'Front for the Government of Iran'
    As President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry close in on a nuclear deal with Iran, it's worth remembering that the Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton Foundation received money from "a front for the government of Iran" called the Alavi…
    - 2 days ago, March 26, 2015 12:09 pm -
  • Fix the GOP, Don’t Abandon It
    Last week, to much fanfare, Glenn Beck declared that he was leaving the Republican party and becoming an independent. During a Tuesday night appearance on the O’Reilly Factor, Beck explained his decision thusly:They surrendered on the abortion bil…
    - 2 days ago, March 26, 2015 11:01 am -
  • Flashback: Top Dems Praised Bergdahl-Taliban Swap
    The United States Army has charged Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion and "misbehavior before the enemy." Bergdahl allegedly abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held captive by Taliban-aligned forces for nearly five years before the Obama admini…
    - 3 days ago, March 25, 2015 7:43 pm -
  • Soft Durables
    Bloomberg reports that:Orders for durable goods unexpectedly dropped in February, a sign the slowdown in global growth may be weighing on American manufacturers. “Slowdown” may be a charitable description of a decline of:… 1.4 percent aft…
    - 3 days ago, March 25, 2015 7:21 pm -
  • Report: Bergdahl to be Charged With Desertion
    Bowe Bergdahl, the American soldier held captive in Afghanistan by Taliban-affiliated terrorists for nearly five years, will be charged with desertion. Bergdahl was returned to the United States last year in exchange for five Taliban commanders being…
    - 3 days ago, March 25, 2015 6:09 pm -
  • Obamacare: Paying for the Subsidies
    Sarah Ferris writes, at The Hill, that:Half of all households that received ObamaCare tax credits last year will likely owe money to the federal government, a new study found.Seems that:Nearly all families that received tax credits will either o…
    - 3 days ago, March 25, 2015 5:20 pm -
  • Worried About the Environment?
    Seems the answer, according to Gallup, is Not so much.Recent polling data shows that:The amount Americans worry about the various [environmental] threats tends to rise and recede in unison, with concern higher in the late 1980s and early 1990s dur…
    - 3 days ago, March 25, 2015 4:14 pm -
  • Feds Paid Politico $432K in 2014

    Feds Paid Politico $432K in 2014

    Since Politico, a politics-focused website and newspaper, launched its subscription-based news service Politico Pro in 2011, government agencies have increasingly turned to the service to keep abreast of the latest developments in their spheres of…
    - 3 days ago, March 25, 2015 3:28 pm -

Hot Air

Videos: Fox News

Dr. Samadi: Angelina Jolie knows her risk and took action
Actress has ovaries removed amid cancer fearsWatch Dr David Samadi talk about Cancer and Ovarian Cancer on Fox Friends.
- 4 hours ago, March 28, 2015 1:38 pm -
Wake up, America: My message for Azealia Banks
Eric Bolling responds to rapper's commentsWatch Eric Bolling.
- 11 hours ago, March 28, 2015 6:38 am -
Greta: A new porn law for gov't employees? How pathetic
'Off the Record,' 3/27/15: The fact that we ned a law to prevent employees from watching porn on government computers reflects a sorry state of affairsWatch Greta Van Susteren talk about Scandals on Off The Record and On The Record.
- 11 hours ago, March 28, 2015 6:37 am -
Grapevine: Regional VA director's shocking moving expenses
$300,000 tab to relocate from DC to PhillyWatch Shannon Bream on Grapevine and Special Report.
- 12 hours ago, March 28, 2015 5:49 am -
Eric Bolling's Fool of the Week: Eleanor Holmes Norton
DC delegate's laughably bad parking jobWatch Eric Bolling on Bolling, One More Thing, and The Five.
- 12 hours ago, March 28, 2015 5:47 am -
Gutfeld: Taxpayer dollars go up in smoke
California launches costly new campaign against e-cigarettesWatch Dana Perino, Eric Bolling, Greg Gutfeld, Juan Williams, and Kimberly Guilfoyle on Gutfeld and The Five.
- 12 hours ago, March 28, 2015 5:46 am -
Will listening to your favorite song do more harm than good?
Q&A With Dr. Manny: Could listening to music too loud on headphones cause permanent hearing loss?Watch video covering topics about Body Mind, Childrens Health, Healthy Living, Hearing Loss, Mens Health, Mental Health, Originals, Qa Dr Manny, Str…
- 12 hours ago, March 28, 2015 5:40 am -
Cavuto: We're going through life on a wing and a prayer
It is hard for humans to comprehend the inhumanityWatch Neil Cavuto on Common Sense and Your World.
- 12 hours ago, March 28, 2015 5:40 am -
Gretchen's Take: Time to treat mental health seriously
Get people help, get rid of the stigmasWatch Gretchen Carlson on My Take and The Real Story.
- 12 hours ago, March 28, 2015 5:38 am -
Can Republicans pick up Reid's Senate seat?
Chuck Rocha and Katrina Pierson weigh in on potential candidates
- 22 hours ago, March 27, 2015 7:26 pm -
Is US caving to Iran demands for nuclear deal?
Chuck Rocha and Katrina Pierson on controversy over White House policy
- 22 hours ago, March 27, 2015 7:15 pm -
'Holocaust of Christians' in the Middle East?
Johnnie Moore on his new book, 'Defying ISIS'
- 23 hours ago, March 27, 2015 6:44 pm -

Gateway Pundit

National Review

  • Jackie Robinson’s Achievement
    Before he triumphed over prejudice, Jackie Robinson triumphed over himself.The signal achievements of the pioneering baseball star, whose story is recounted in the top-grossing biopic 42, were perseverance and self-control. In the face of hatred fro…
    - , April 16, 2013 4:00 am -
  • Sragow’s Leftist Rants
    Last week, a student at the University of Southern California released 15 minutes of excerpts from videos he had made of his political-science professor, Darry Sragow.Here is some of what the USC professor said to his students:Keep reading this post…
    - , April 16, 2013 4:00 am -
  • The Fact-Free Gun-Control Crusade
    Amid all the heated, emotional advocacy of gun control, have you ever heard even one person present convincing hard evidence that tighter gun-control laws have in fact reduced murders?Think about all the states and communities within states, as well…
    - , April 16, 2013 4:00 am -
  • Khalid Muntasir: A Tiny Green Shoot
    To understand the magnitude of what Egyptian columnist Khalid Muntasir has done, it helps to get a taste of what most Egyptian and Arab media are like. In Egypt, expressions of vicious anti-Semitism are not just acceptable, they are commonplace. Moha…
    - , April 16, 2013 4:00 am -
  • Falling Gold Is a <I>Good</I> Thing
    In the last two days gold has plunged so deep that it’s being called the worst drop — at least in percentage terms — in 30 years. That brings us back to the early Reagan period, when falling gold was regarded as a good thing.Back then, lower g…
    - , April 15, 2013 8:00 pm -
  • Why Republicans Should Never Raise Taxes
    Republican elected officials should never raise taxes.Never. Ever.Keep reading this post . . .
    - , April 15, 2013 7:00 pm -
  • Understanding Gosnell
    ‘They were filled with expectation . . . the expectation that there was Something More than the atrocious evil that had befallen them . . . Something More than the darkness . . . Something More than despair.”So said Father Peter John…
    - , April 15, 2013 4:00 pm -
  • The Chained CPI: A Bad Deal All Around
    The Chain-Weighted Consumer Price Index (or chained CPI, for short), which President Obama included as part of his formal budget proposal, seems like a no-brainer for any White House–GOP grand bargain on the budget deficit. After all, the chained C…
    - , April 15, 2013 8:00 am -
  • Smearing Mitch McConnell
    Last week, Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell, who is up for reelection in 2014, was the target of what appears to be a coordinated liberal smear campaign. Such partisan teamwork is certainly not unprecedented or exclusive to the Left. However, t…
    - , April 15, 2013 8:00 am -

Big Government

  • MN State Rep Wants $329,000 Refund from Jonathan Gruber for Work With 'Beyond Laughable' Error Rates

    MN State Rep Wants $329,000 Refund from Jonathan Gruber for Work With 'Beyond Laughable' Error Rates

    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…
    - , December 18, 2014 12:36 am -
  • New York to Ban Fracking; Environmentalists Cheer

    New York to Ban Fracking; Environmentalists Cheer

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Handing environmentalists a breakthrough victory, New York plans to prohibit fracking for natural gas because of what regulators say are its unexplored health risks and dubious economic benefits. New York, which overlies part of…
    - , December 18, 2014 12:22 am -
  • Goodlatte: Court's 'Unconstitutional' Executive Amnesty Opinion 'Good Sign'

    Goodlatte: Court's 'Unconstitutional' Executive Amnesty Opinion 'Good Sign'

    The recent court opinion declaring portions of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration to be “unconstitutional” bodes well for future litigation against the president’s recent order, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte…
    - , December 17, 2014 10:17 pm -
  • Cruz on Cuba: Another Obama 'Very, Very Bad Deal'

    Cruz on Cuba: Another Obama 'Very, Very Bad Deal'

    While the release of U.S. aid worker Alan Gross is a welcome news, the Obama administration has made the underlying issues with the Castro regime in Cuba “worse,” according to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX).  “Fidel and Raul Castro have just received bo…
    - , December 17, 2014 10:09 pm -
  • Alabama's Sessions Steps Aside in Budget Chair Race, Gives Spot to Wyoming's Enzi

    Alabama's Sessions Steps Aside in Budget Chair Race, Gives Spot to Wyoming's Enzi

    Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) will not chair the U.S. Senate Budget Committee next year when the newly elected GOP majority takes over in Congress’ upper chamber. Instead of Sessions, Wyoming’s Sen. Mike Enzi (R…
    - , December 17, 2014 10:07 pm -
  • Iraq War Vet Accused of Multiple Murders Found Dead with Cell Video

    Iraq War Vet Accused of Multiple Murders Found Dead with Cell Video

    An Iraq War veteran accused of murdering his ex-wife and five of her family members was found dead on Tuesday in the back woods nearby his Pennsylvania home. Bradley Stone died of self-inflicted cutting wounds to the center of his body just one day a…
    - , December 17, 2014 9:50 pm -
  • Chamber of Commerce 'Welcomes' Obama Cuba Announcement

    Chamber of Commerce 'Welcomes' Obama Cuba Announcement

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce said it "welcomes" President Barack Obama's announcement that the United States and Cuba will start to normalize relations.  Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue said the "U.S. business community welcomes to…
    - , December 17, 2014 8:40 pm -

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The Heritage Foundation

  • How a Pastor Reacted to Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law
    On Thursday, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law, creating a firestorm in the Hoosier State. The legislation allows residents... Read MoreThe post How a Pastor Reacted to Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law ap…
    - 7 hours ago, March 28, 2015 10:22 am -
  • A Woman Accused of Removing a 7-Month Baby From a Mother’s Womb Is Not Being Charged With Murder. Why That Has Sparked a Legal Debate.

    A Woman Accused of Removing a 7-Month Baby From a Mother’s Womb Is Not Being Charged With Murder. Why That Has Sparked a Legal Debate.

    The decision not to charge a Colorado woman with murder for the death of an unborn seven-month-old baby has reinvigorated a debate over when states... Read MoreThe post A Woman Accused of Removing a 7-Month Baby From a Mother’s Womb Is Not Being C…
    - 11 hours ago, March 28, 2015 7:01 am -
  • The Big Picture: Why Yemen Matters
    While the United States moved out of Yemen last week, this week a Saudi Arabia-led coalition of a reported 10 mostly Arab states moved into... Read MoreThe post The Big Picture: Why Yemen Matters appeared first on Daily Signal.
    - 11 hours ago, March 28, 2015 7:01 am -
  • What Conservatives Get Wrong About the Middle East
    In the wake of Benjamin Netanyahu’s victory in Israel, American leaders—both conservatives and liberals—should rethink their approach to the Middle East. Conservatives need to recognize... Read MoreThe post What Conservatives Get Wrong About t…
    - 11 hours ago, March 28, 2015 7:01 am -
  • Let’s Start Figuring Out Whether Government Programs Are Working or Not
    Earlier this month, the House Budget Committee proposed spending almost $3.8 trillion in fiscal year 2016—one-fifth of the country’s total economic output. Yet much of... Read MoreThe post Let’s Start Figuring Out Whether Government Programs A…
    - 11 hours ago, March 28, 2015 7:01 am -
  • 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 MoreThe post Obama Wants Doctors Paid Differently. Here’s the Downsides to His Pr…
    - 20 hours ago, March 27, 2015 9:54 pm -
  • The True Facts About Religious Freedom Laws

    The True Facts About Religious Freedom Laws

    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 MoreThe post The True Facts About Religious Freedom Laws appeared first…
    - 20 hours ago, March 27, 2015 9:35 pm -
  • Americans Want to Drive, Not Take Mass Transit. But Government Spending Doesn’t Reflect That.
    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 MoreThe post Americans Want to Drive, Not Take Mass Transit. But Governme…
    - 20 hours ago, March 27, 2015 9:19 pm -
  • How Twitter Reacted to Harry Reid’s Retirement Announcement
    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 MoreThe post How Twitter Reacted to Harry Reid’s Retirement Announcement appeared first on Da…
    - 21 hours ago, March 27, 2015 8:54 pm -

Videos: AlfonZo Rachel

Sledge Response to Fckh8 Ferguson / Mike Brown Dear White People
Sledge Response to Fckh8 Ferguson / Mike Brown Dear White People20 lb SLEDGE responds to race baiters who thrive off racism. We're just doing our part in demolition duty to Sledge through this nonsense! On a side note, how is that people are so q…
- 23 hours ago, March 27, 2015 6:19 pm -
20 lb SLEDGE - Divine Battery
20 lb SLEDGE - Divine BatteryVist http://20lbsledge.com/home for our social pages, and to get them jams on CD or DOWNLOAD! SLEDGE ON! DIVINE BATTERY Lyrics VERSE 1 The time has come to get lifted. This ain't a call...From:Alfonzo RachelViews:…
- 1 day ago, March 27, 2015 5:36 pm -
SLEDGE-O-Log - 4 - Candid Sledge
SLEDGE-O-Log - 4 - Candid SledgeLaughing at our mistakes, Recognizing 'em and rectifying.From:Alfonzo RachelViews:482 34ratingsTime:02:48More inMusic
- 1 day ago, March 27, 2015 9:14 am -
20 lb SLEDGE - Ticket Out of Hades
20 lb SLEDGE - Ticket Out of HadesFor the full album on CD or download and Sledge Wear, visit our website! http://20lbsledge.com/album-swag Robert Warnack as "Driver" Johny Flores (Frontman for the WAY) as "Sledger" LYRICS...From:Alfonzo Rachel…
- 2 days ago, March 27, 2015 3:13 am -
Zo's Thoughts on BreitBart
Zo's Thoughts on BreitBartFrom:Alfonzo RachelViews:23518 872ratingsTime:03:25More inNews & Politics
- 2 days ago, March 26, 2015 10:14 pm -
Fun with fighting
Fun with fightingStar wars parody. The Voter reaper fight scenes. Full video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbW64215HA8.From:Alfonzo RachelViews:1549 162ratingsTime:02:35More inMusic
- 3 days ago, March 26, 2015 4:25 am -

Townhall

The Next Right

  • Ethnic Outreach From Conservatives, Done The Right Way

    Ethnic Outreach From Conservatives, Done The Right Way

    I want my party to do this! From Tim Mak at FrumForum:In the ongoing Canadian election campaign, we’re seeing a lot of examples for ethnic outreach done right – especially with the micro-targeted campaign ads that the Conservative Party has re…
    - , March 29, 2011 5:31 pm -
  • Reapportionment: Policy Matters

    Reapportionment: Policy Matters

    Christmas has come a few days early this year in the form of the decennial data dump from the U.S. Census Bureau that kicks off the redistricting scramble. The reapportionment numbers were not only hugely consequential for the makeup of the next Cong…
    - , December 22, 2010 9:52 pm -
  • RHR Launches www.ChooseYourChairman.com

    RHR Launches www.ChooseYourChairman.com

    The 2010 elections have ended, and the House and Senate Leadership choices have been made, but the Republican Party still faces yet one more crucial choice: selecting the next RNC Chairman.Republicans Helping Republicans, has launched www.ChooseYour…
    - , November 18, 2010 1:59 am -
  • A Smarter Response to the State of the Union Address

    A Smarter Response to the State of the Union Address

    After the election, I saw several Republicans discussing who should deliver the SOTU response speech.No one should.First, any speech is bound to suffer by comparison to a speech before a joint session of Congress, with the Supreme Court in attend…
    - , November 11, 2010 6:00 pm -
  • Mr. Boehner, Please Move Beyond Earmarks

    Mr. Boehner, Please Move Beyond Earmarks

    This from the House Speaker-designate for the 112th Congress in today's Wall Street Journal:[T]here are several steps I believe the next speaker should be prepared to take immediately. Among them:• No earmarks. Earmarks have become a symbol of a…
    - , November 5, 2010 3:51 pm -
  • The Natural Majority

    The Natural Majority

    In thinking about what to write after a long election season hiatus, I honestly just thought of completely reposting this piece from back in May, which built upon an earlier case I laid out for a ginormous Republican seat gain by making the case tha…
    - , November 3, 2010 10:46 pm -

I Hate The Media

Instapundit

The Cato Institute

  • Politico Presents …. Washington Lobbyists!

    Politico Presents …. Washington Lobbyists!

    David BoazI noticed that my paper copies of Politico have been quite thick this week. Is there a lot of news? Well, yes. But newspapers usually run all the news the advertising will support. And Politico is just chock-full of ads in this budget se…
    - 1 day ago, March 27, 2015 4:02 pm -
  • How about Spending Cuts Instead of Sanders's War Tax?

    How about Spending Cuts Instead of Sanders's War Tax?

    Daniel J. MitchellSen. Bernie Sanders (I) of Vermont wants a new “war tax” on the rich to help pay for U.S. overseas military operations.The idea has a certain perverse appeal to libertarians. We don’t like nation-building and we don’t li…
    - 1 day ago, March 27, 2015 2:34 pm -
  • FEMA Tells Oklahoma to Do the Impossible ... Or Else

    FEMA Tells Oklahoma to Do the Impossible ... Or Else

    Patrick J. MichaelsLast fall, the Federal Emergency Management Agency issued a draft proposal that will require Oklahoma to do the impossible or face the loss of disaster relief funds. Specifically, state governments will be required to assess the…
    - 1 day ago, March 27, 2015 1:25 pm -
  • The SGR Fix Will Bust the Budget

    The SGR Fix Will Bust the Budget

    Michael F. CannonThe House is expected to vote today on a bill to eliminate the annual cuts in Medicare payments to doctors that Congress has been postponing for more than a decade — the so-called “sustainable growth rate” (SGR) cuts. (UPDAT…
    - 2 days ago, March 26, 2015 6:57 pm -
  • The Monetary Approach Reigns Supreme

    The Monetary Approach Reigns Supreme

    Steve H. HankeWe are still in the grip of the Great Recession. Economic growth remains anemic and below its trend rate in most parts of the world. And what’s more, this state of subdued economic activity has been with us for over seven years.In…
    - 2 days ago, March 26, 2015 2:04 pm -
  • China Needs More Market -- and Individualism -- and Less State

    China Needs More Market -- and Individualism -- and Less State

    James A. DornChina’s “new normal” is slower, but higher quality, economic growth, with a target of 7% this year. To improve the quality, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, in his closing press conference at the National People’s Congress, called…
    - 2 days ago, March 26, 2015 12:43 pm -

Fox News Politics

Outside The Beltway

The Fix

  • Harry Reid and the increasingly rare Mormon Democrat

    Harry Reid and the increasingly rare Mormon Democrat

    When Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) steps down from the Senate in early 2017, Mormonism will lose its highest-ranking elected official -- and the most high-profile example that yes, there is such a thing as a Mormon Democrat. Mormons are the most Republi…
    - 4 hours ago, March 28, 2015 2:09 pm -
  • Bush and Rubio might swing Florida for the GOP. It probably wouldn’t matter, though.

    Bush and Rubio might swing Florida for the GOP. It probably wouldn’t matter, though.

    The 2016 general election is 18 months away, but at The Fix it’s never too early to begin speculating about the fate of the all-important swing states. Or in this case, stamping out the inevitable speculation to come. Consider this: four potential…
    - 7 hours ago, March 28, 2015 10:30 am -
  • 19 states that have ‘religious freedom’ laws like Indiana’s that no one is boycotting

    19 states that have ‘religious freedom’ laws like Indiana’s that no one is boycotting

    Indiana has come under fire for a bill signed Thursday by Gov. Mike Pence (R) that would allow businesses to refuse service for religious reasons. The NCAA has voiced its concern ahead of Final Four in Indianapolis next week, there are calls to boyc…
    - 22 hours ago, March 27, 2015 8:09 pm -
  • Your clip-n-save guide to likely 2016 candidates’ Senate ‘vote-a-rama’ votes

    Your clip-n-save guide to likely 2016 candidates’ Senate ‘vote-a-rama’ votes

    There's a tradition in the Senate that the passage of the annual budget will be accompanied by a slew of votes on amendments either somewhat or not-at-all related to the content of the full bill. Often, it's a way for members of one political party t…
    - 22 hours ago, March 27, 2015 7:48 pm -
  • The 10 most competitive Senate races in 2016

    The 10 most competitive Senate races in 2016

    It's easy to conclude that Democrats are actually in better shape to hold the Nevada seat in 2016 after Sen. Harry Reid's (D) decision not to run for another term. Reid, after all, had rarely won his races by anything but the skin of his teeth and h…
    - 22 hours ago, March 27, 2015 7:42 pm -
  • The remarkably unlikely success of Harry Reid

    The remarkably unlikely success of Harry Reid

    The first and most important thing to know about Harry Reid, the Senate minority leader who announced his retirement today, is just how unlikely it is that he succeeded in politics at all. His voice was — and is — often barely audible, a soft-…
    - 23 hours ago, March 27, 2015 6:36 pm -

Five Thirty Eight

  • Gonzaga Women Earn Still More Chances To Play Close To Home

    Gonzaga Women Earn Still More Chances To Play Close To Home

    If you’re nostalgic for the days when Gonzaga was a reliable source of March Madness upsets, look to the women’s tournament. As a No. 11 seed, the Bulldogs are making an unlikely run, having already knocked off No. 6 George Washington and No. 3 O…
    - 3 hours ago, March 28, 2015 3:05 pm -
  • March Madness Crib Notes: Welcome To The Elite 8

    March Madness Crib Notes: Welcome To The Elite 8

    Half the Final Four will be set by the end of day Saturday, and it’s a very good bet one of the schools left standing will be named “Kentucky.” As for the other, the battle between Wisconsin and Arizona for the right to emerge out of the West i…
    - 4 hours ago, March 28, 2015 1:20 pm -
  • Indiana Suddenly Needs A Needle Exchange Program

    Indiana Suddenly Needs A Needle Exchange Program

    Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana declared a public health emergency Thursday over an outbreak of H.I.V. in the southeastern part of the state. He also did something fairly surprising for a traditionally tough-on-drugs Republican, authorizing a 30-day progr…
    - 20 hours ago, March 27, 2015 9:14 pm -
  • Diet Soda Drinkers Are Disappearing

    Diet Soda Drinkers Are Disappearing

    Diet sodas are going back out of style. After four years of outselling Pepsi, Diet Coke is back in the No. 3 slot for top sodas in the U.S., according to the latest industry data, and other sugar-free brands are also dropping quickly. Overall, the nu…
    - 21 hours ago, March 27, 2015 8:30 pm -
  • Why Harry Reid Chose Chuck Schumer

    Why Harry Reid Chose Chuck Schumer

    Why did Harry Reid pick Chuck Schumer over Dick Durbin, another member of the Democratic leadership, to succeed him as the party’s leader in the Senate? From a statistical standpoint, three numbers jump out. First, Schumer and Reid have very simila…
    - 23 hours ago, March 27, 2015 6:56 pm -
  • New Zealand, The Little Nation That Could Win Two World Cups

    New Zealand, The Little Nation That Could Win Two World Cups

    Usually the countries that dominate international sports competitions are the ones more populated than New Zealand, which has just 4.6 million people. Yet the island nation is competing, and winning, in a whole range of sports. Its next task: winning…
    - 24 hours ago, March 27, 2015 6:00 pm -

Wizbang

  • From the “Dumb Criminal” Files: Cockiness Causes Criminal’s Capture

    From the “Dumb Criminal” Files: Cockiness Causes Criminal’s Capture

    “Over the past few weeks, since our press release looking for the public’s assistance in locating him, Mr. Wallace had become cocky. Which led to his downfall.” – County Sheriff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .…
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  • OPEN THREAD: Would You Let YOUR Kids Climb on a War Monument?

    OPEN THREAD: Would You Let YOUR Kids Climb on a War Monument?

    Consider this the weekend’s open thread, but first…. This week many were incensed when a website revealed a photo of some idiot parents allowing their kids to climb on the a Vietnam war memorial, WHILE veterans were there visiting it. If these we…
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  • Reid Admits That He Is Bad For The Nation

    Reid Admits That He Is Bad For The Nation

    “We’ve got to be more concerned about the country, the Senate, the state of Nevada than us. And as a result of that, I’m not going to run for reelection.” – Harry Reid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .…
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  • Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™

    Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™

    It’s Friday, which means it’s time for the Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™. Enter your best caption for the following picture: At this point I think we all know I’ll have a hard time announcing winners in a timely fashion on Monday morning.…
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  • No, George Washington DIDN’T Say America Should Stay Out of Foreign Affairs

    No, George Washington DIDN’T Say America Should Stay Out of Foreign Affairs

    With the talk of how bad Islam is for civilization and the question of just what to do about it, we are seeing those lightly informed about American history claiming that our founders–in particular George Washington–warned us to stay out of “fo…
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  • Poor Overworked Senators

    Poor Overworked Senators

    “… the deadline coincides with a scheduled two-week recess that starts Monday. “Remember that nobody smells jet fuel quicker than a United States senator,” a senior Democratic aide said.” – TheHill.com . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .…
    - 2 days ago, March 26, 2015 1:00 pm -

News Busted

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Truthdig

  • Greece Submits Reform Proposals and Warnings to Eurozone Creditors

    Greece Submits Reform Proposals and Warnings to Eurozone Creditors

        Cheif Economic Spokesman of Greece, Euclid Tsakalotos. (Sinn Fein (CC BY 2.0))Greece would stop cooperating with creditors if negotiations failed and aid was not forthcoming, government leaders said as they submitted a long-awaited list of…
    - 1 hour ago, March 28, 2015 4:13 pm -
  • ‘I Feel No Anger Toward Andreas Lubitz,’ Says One Crash Victim’s Father

    ‘I Feel No Anger Toward Andreas Lubitz,’ Says One Crash Victim’s Father

    The father of 37-year-old Robert Oliver Calvo, an American victim of the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps, said he does not feel anger toward the copilot in the tragedy. Instead, he says, his thoughts are with Lubitz’s family.
    - 2 hours ago, March 28, 2015 3:59 pm -
  • China Ramps Up Rhetoric on Climate Change

    China Ramps Up Rhetoric on Climate Change

    By Kieran Cooke, Climate News Network A senior Chinese official warns that climate-related temperature rises could seriously affect the country’s harvests and major infrastructure projects.
    - 2 hours ago, March 28, 2015 3:23 pm -
  • The Mark of Terror

    The Mark of Terror

    French prosecutor Brice Robin has said, “There is no reason to suspect a terrorist attack” in Germanwings copilot Andreas Gunter Lubitz’s crashing of a crowded airliner into a mountainside. But I disagree.
    - 13 hours ago, March 28, 2015 4:33 am -
  • U.N. Report: Palestinian Death Toll in 2014 Highest Since 1967

    U.N. Report: Palestinian Death Toll in 2014 Highest Since 1967

    A destroyed ambulance in the city of Shijaiyah in the Gaza Strip. (Boris Niehaus / CC BY-SA 4.0)A new U.N. report reveals that Israel was responsible for the deaths of more Palestinians in 2014 than in the previous half-century. The annual report…
    - 18 hours ago, March 28, 2015 12:05 am -
  • Why Wikimedia Just Might Win Its Lawsuit Over NSA Surveillance

    Why Wikimedia Just Might Win Its Lawsuit Over NSA Surveillance

    The nonprofit organization behind Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia, claims that because of Edward Snowden’s revelations, the spy agency can no longer use the same old “state secrets” defense.
    - 18 hours ago, March 27, 2015 11:53 pm -

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  • ‘I Feel No Anger Toward Andreas Lubitz,’ Says One Crash Victim’s Father

    ‘I Feel No Anger Toward Andreas Lubitz,’ Says One Crash Victim’s Father

    The father of 37-year-old Robert Oliver Calvo, an American victim of the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps, said he does not feel anger toward the copilot in the tragedy. Instead, he says, his thoughts are with Lubitz’s family. Related E…
    - 2 hours ago, March 28, 2015 3:59 pm -
  • Watch This Powerful Short Film About the Students Missing From Ayotzinapa

    Watch This Powerful Short Film About the Students Missing From Ayotzinapa

    Months after 43 students went missing from a village in Guerrero and left Mexico reeling, The New Yorker takes a look at conditions in the Mexican state and the community’s response to the disappearance. Related EntriesMarch 27, 2015 The Mark o…
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  • Disgraced Oklahoma Student Apologizes for Racist Song

    Disgraced Oklahoma Student Apologizes for Racist Song

    At a press conference, former University of Oklahoma student Levi Pettit asked civil rights leaders and the public for forgiveness for leading a racist chant at a fraternity outing. Related EntriesMarch 27, 2015 The Mark of TerrorMarch 27, 2015…
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  • ‘Democracy Now!’ Speaks to a Detained Immigrant Family

    ‘Democracy Now!’ Speaks to a Detained Immigrant Family

    The Obama administration continues to detain immigrant mothers and children despite a judge’s order that doing so to deter mass migration is illegal. “Democracy Now!” speaks with a mother (pictured) and son who were detained in Texas, and with…
    - 3 days ago, March 25, 2015 7:20 pm -
  • Jon Stewart Solves the American Gender Pay Gap. Not.

    Jon Stewart Solves the American Gender Pay Gap. Not.

    How idealistic can one man making a heartfelt call for pay equality be? Jon Stewart finds out in a recent “Daily Show” segment. Related EntriesMarch 27, 2015 The Mark of TerrorMarch 27, 2015 Germanwings Copilot Who Crashed Plane ‘Hid Illne…
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  • Noam Chomsky: Nuclear Weapons and Unchecked Climate Change Are Leading Us Toward Doomsday

    Noam Chomsky: Nuclear Weapons and Unchecked Climate Change Are Leading Us Toward Doomsday

    “It’s now 70 years since the end of the most horrific war in history,” the renowned intellectual said in a recent talk. “It ended with the use of an ultimate weapon which can bring human history to an end.” He added, soberingly: “We’ve…
    - 4 days ago, March 24, 2015 2:27 pm -

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The American Scene

  • Caesaropapism is Our Greatest Strength
    A few months ago I read TAS alum Alan Jacobs’ book The Book of Common Prayer: A Biography and it was truly fascinating. Probably the most entertaining bit was how early on the English attempted to impose their (high church) liturgy on the Scots and…
    - 7 days ago, March 21, 2015 11:06 pm -
  • Evolutionarily Stable Strategery
    Yesterday somebody asked Governor Walker if he believes in evolution and he ducked the question. As Ramesh argued, this was a mistake, and there was a fair amount of snark directed at this. Then there was a wave of counter-snark, stemming from the sa…
    - 44 days ago, February 12, 2015 10:28 pm -
  • Will Obamacare "Destroy" America? How Would We Know?
    A long, long time ago I said on Twitter that there is a 50/50 chance that Obamacare will “destroy America.” This has been throwing Twitter maven Richard Yeselson into conniptions for literally months now so I figure some clarification is in or…
    - 61 days ago, January 26, 2015 5:39 pm -
  • Have I Stopped Beating My Wife?
    Neoconservatives and noninterventionists look at the world from radically opposite perspectives, and unlike the realists in the middle, we have a tendency to view the world through a moralized lens. One very unfortunate tendency of this is that ea…
    - 77 days ago, January 10, 2015 8:24 am -
  • I Am Hassle, For We Are Many
    Starting in the 2012 cycle and in a much more serious way in the 2014 cycle, the Republicans decided that they could square the circle of their conscience clause position on sexual ethics with Democratic #waronwomen attacks through pitching over-the-…
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  • Heighten the contradictions
    Suppose that party A habitually engages in actions that party B finds morally offensive. Party B then finds various ways to obstruct this offensive action, but only partially, so the effect is to make the action more dangerous, but not impossible. Pa…
    - , August 5, 2014 5:30 pm -

Reason Magazine

The Americano

  • Setup Instructions for v2.2 Lite
    Welcome to Launch Effect v2.191 Lite! Launch Effect Lite lets you create and customize a viral landing page at the click of a few buttons. Version 2.2 brings the theme to you with responsive capabilities and optimized mobile display. Take … Continu…
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  • NCLR also welcomes new executive officers and Board members
    Washington—NCLR (National Council of La Raza) is pleased to announce that Jorge A. Plasencia, chairman, CEO, and cofounder of Miami-based advertising, digital, and communications company República, has been elected Chair of the NCLR Board of Direc…
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  • Why Obama’s Immigration Political Ploy Gives Romney the Upper Hand
    By Sylvia Garcia. Just yesterday Governor Mitt Romney released a new Spanish ad citing the real concern for American Hispanics: their high unemployment rate. It couldn’t be released at a more perfect time. President Obama is insulting the intellige…
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  • Quincena por la Libertad
    Por Fr. Victor Salomon. Cuando viene algún visitante familiar o miembro de la asociación sacerdotal a la cual pertenezco a Washington DC, suelo llevarlos a conocer el “National Mall” a donde están algunos de los principales monumentos patriót…
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  • Five Devastating Effects Obamacare Will Have on Young Adults
    By Alyene Senger. In anticipation of the Supreme Court’s Obamacare decision, it is important to remember that the constitutionality of the law’s individual mandate isn’t the only concern. For example, Obamacare will negatively impact many youn…
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  • Boehner campaigns with Romney, says he can deliver Ohio
    House Speaker John Boehner (R) says he can deliver the campaign battleground state of Ohio for Mitt Romney’s presidential bid. The highest ranking elected Republican appeared at a rally in his Ohio district with the presumptive GOP presidential nom…
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Responsible Federal Budget

  • The Path to $165 Billion of Savings
    A Compilation of Doc Fix Offsets We have spent much space on this blog highlighting the fact that temporary delays of the cuts dictated by Medicare's Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula have almost…
    - 1 day ago, March 27, 2015 4:44 pm -
  • Delaney and Cole Introduce Social Security Commission Bill
    The bipartisan duo of Reps. John Delaney (D-MD) and Tom Cole (R-OK) have reprised a bill from last year to create a Social Security Commission. The bipartisan and bicameral commission would be require…
    - 1 day ago, March 27, 2015 1:46 pm -
  • Warner Amendment Would Restore Program Integrity Funding
    The Senate is undergoing vote-a-rama, an annual event where the Senate considers hundreds of amendments before voting on the budget resolution. Of the dozens which are normally voted on, most are typi…
    - 2 days ago, March 26, 2015 9:37 pm -
  • Senate Amendment Would Take Further Step Back on War Spending
    A big discussion has ensued in both the House and Senate about defense spending, and for the FY 2016 budget, that has meant how much to increase war spending (Overseas Contingency Operations) above t…
    - 2 days ago, March 26, 2015 8:26 pm -
  • No, the SGR Replacement Bill is Not Fiscally Responsible
    Despite official estimates tabbing the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula replacement bill at a cost of $141 billion this decade and implying it would add upwards of $500 billion to the de…
    - 2 days ago, March 26, 2015 6:31 pm -
  • Progressive Caucus Releases Alternative Budget
    The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) threw their hat into the budget ring last week with the release of their “People’s Budget”. This is the fifth time the CPC has released an alternative…
    - 2 days ago, March 26, 2015 5:44 pm -

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