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Red State

  • Polygamy is here.

    Polygamy is here.

    Now that a small group of people have succeeded in trashing several millenia of human culture for the sake of satisfying their libidos and egos, a curious civil war has broken out. It it between those who actually believe in "marriage equality" (and…
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  • A Speech to Win The GOP Nomination

    A Speech to Win The GOP Nomination

    [caption id="attachment_225535" align="alignleft" width="500"] The Republican Candidates in 2016.[/caption] “The Crown of France Was Lying In The Gutter. I Just Leaned Over and Picked It Up.” – Napoleon Bonaparte Is there an actual Conservative…
    - 8 hours ago, July 1, 2015 5:00 pm -
  • Yes, I Am One of the Pod People

    Yes, I Am One of the Pod People

    Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance: the five stages of grief.  As a Christian, I’ve gone through these over the last few years, and now I’ve arrived at acceptance. I denied that God could remove His hand from our blessed country,…
    - 10 hours ago, July 1, 2015 2:41 pm -
  • The History and Importance of Independence Day
    On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Pietrusza. We'll talk about the early celebrations of Independence Day, how the holiday has changed over the years, and why we shouldn't erase our nation'…
    - 11 hours ago, July 1, 2015 2:00 pm -
  • Hillary’s Big Union Problem: Members like Socialist Sanders over ‘Untrustworthy’ Clinton nearly 8-1

    Hillary’s Big Union Problem: Members like Socialist Sanders over ‘Untrustworthy’ Clinton nearly 8-1

    Hillary Clinton has a union problem. Actually, with her Benghazi, Clinton Foundation, and e-mail scandals, she has more than just a union problem. However, since no Democrat can win the White House without union support, it is the union problem tham…
    - 13 hours ago, July 1, 2015 12:00 pm -
  • The Progressive Ouroboros

    The Progressive Ouroboros

    The Ouroboros. The snake that eats its tail. It seems utterly stupid on the surface. And yet we harbor a certain fascination for the phenomenon. We see it all around us. People and movements eventually realize that once the enemy is vanquished, they…
    - 14 hours ago, July 1, 2015 11:00 am -
  • And That’s That
    As of 10pm last night, there were only 25 tickets left to the RedState Gathering. This is actually the quickest we've sold out. If you want to go, check here. But there were 50 left at 3pm and 25 left at 10pm. [mc_name name='Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-O…
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Weekly Standard

  • Clinton Campaign Uses 'Chillary'

    Clinton Campaign Uses 'Chillary'

    The Hillary Clinton campaign is selling the "Chillary Clinton Koozie Pack" to help supporters gear up for the summer. Here's a screen grab from the merchandise section of Clinton's campaign website:"Be the coolest person at the party (with the cool…
    - 2 days ago, June 29, 2015 6:14 pm -
  • The Sentence That Could Doom the Iran Deal
    Here's a news bulletin from the Iran talks in Vienna:US says system reached to give UN access to suspect Iran sites Vienna (AFP) - A system has been reached in talks between Iran and major powers towards a nuclear deal that will give the UN atomic…
    - 2 days ago, June 29, 2015 5:50 pm -
  • Dem Senator Wants to Play Airline Executive

    Dem Senator Wants to Play Airline Executive

    Are airlines unfairly conniving to keep capacity low and thus drive up fares? According to Senator Richard Blumenthal, a Connecticut Democrat, they are—and he's asked the Justice Department to investigate.Unfortunately for airlines and their passe…
    - 2 days ago, June 29, 2015 5:15 pm -
  • Republicans Demand Hillary Turn Over Email Server
    The The Republican National Committee is releasing a new video to argue that Democrat Hillary Clinton turn over the private email server she maintained while serving as secretary of state to an indpendent investigator. The web video showcases several…
    - 2 days ago, June 29, 2015 4:37 pm -
  • Ben Wattenberg, 1933-2015
    AEI reports that Ben Wattenberg has died. I met him only once but had admired him for years, and it strikes me that he stands as a particularly important figure today. Not for his intellect, though it was keen; or for his energy, though it was abun…
    - 2 days ago, June 29, 2015 4:28 pm -
  • Japan Pushes South Korea Into China’s Arms
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye may have avoided walking into a potential minefield in postponing her recent Washington visit due to the MERS outbreak in her home country. Following the highly successful Washington visit of Japan’s Prime Minis…
    - 2 days ago, June 29, 2015 3:29 pm -
  • Longtime Obama Official Rewrites Bush's Letter on Israel
    A veteran Obama Mideast adviser is claiming President Obama's position on a Palestinian state is no different from that of President George W. Bush--and he has effectively rewritten a key Bush letter on Israel in order to prove his point.Philip Gord…
    - 2 days ago, June 29, 2015 2:35 pm -
  • The False Assurances of Anthony Kennedy and Barack Obama
    Justice Anthony Kennedy, while dictating one of the most sweeping social changes in history in his opinion in the Obergefell v. Hodges case that legalized same-sex marriage across America, waxes magnanimous towards foes of the expansion of the mill…
    - 3 days ago, June 29, 2015 12:09 pm -

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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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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 . . .
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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

  • Progressive Paradise Lost
    It’s a progressive paradise. Public employees get 30 vacation days a year. Anyone who works over eight hours in a day gets paid time-and-a-half. Employees have... Read MoreThe post Progressive Paradise Lost appeared first on The Daily Signal.
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  • An End to Colleges’ Racial Discrimination in Admissions?
    The U.S. Supreme Court has an opportunity to finally get rid of racial discrimination in college admissions. The court agreed this week to review, for... Read MoreThe post An End to Colleges’ Racial Discrimination in Admissions? appeared first on…
    - 3 hours ago, July 1, 2015 9:36 pm -
  • Country Star Works to Provide Veterans Mortgage-Free Housing
    Country singer Tim McGraw is giving mortgage-free homes to veterans. The star, who is working in partnership with Operation Homefront and Chase Bank, has awarded... Read MoreThe post Country Star Works to Provide Veterans Mortgage-Free Housing appea…
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  • What the Newest Addition to the Washington Nationals Can Teach Us About Conservatism
    Baseball fans should be on the lookout for a new addition at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., later this week. Ladies & gents, please meet... Read MoreThe post What the Newest Addition to the Washington Nationals Can Teach Us About Conservatism a…
    - 4 hours ago, July 1, 2015 8:32 pm -
  • Judge Orders Government to Return $167,000 Seized From Motorhome Driver Visiting His Girlfriend
    A federal judge in Nevada has ordered the government to return $167,000 that was seized from a man driving his motorhome on a highway two years... Read MoreThe post Judge Orders Government to Return $167,000 Seized From Motorhome Driver Visiting Hi…
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  • What You Didn’t Know About a Doctor’s Stance on the HPV Vaccine

    What You Didn’t Know About a Doctor’s Stance on the HPV Vaccine

    It appears to be a neutral source in a prestigious medical journal: An article defending the controversial human papillomavirus (HPV) cervical cancer vaccine. It criticizes... Read MoreThe post What You Didn’t Know About a Doctor’s Stance on the…
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  • 5 Questions Obama Must Answer About the Potential US Embassy in Cuba
    On Wednesday, President Obama announced that the U.S. and Cuba have reached an agreement on reestablishing diplomatic relations. As part of his normalization bid with the... Read MoreThe post 5 Questions Obama Must Answer About the Potential US Emb…
    - 5 hours ago, July 1, 2015 8:10 pm -
  • 3 Ways Conservatives Can Fight Back Against Activist Supreme Court’s Marriage Decision
    Looking for ways to fight back against the Supreme Court’s activist decision on marriage? On Tuesday, Roger Severino, the director of the DeVos Center for... Read MoreThe post 3 Ways Conservatives Can Fight Back Against Activist Supreme Court’s…
    - 5 hours ago, July 1, 2015 8:09 pm -
  • US to Open Embassy in Cuba. What That Means.
    President Obama announced Wednesday morning that Cuba and the United States will be reopening embassies in each other’s capitals after over a half century of... Read MoreThe post US to Open Embassy in Cuba. What That Means. appeared first on The D…
    - 5 hours ago, July 1, 2015 7:42 pm -

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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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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I Hate The Media

  • Dozens of Hillary Emails Classified

    Dozens of Hillary Emails Classified

    Dozens of Hillary Emails Classified. Funny, they weren’t classified yesterday. Evidently doing stupid shit like not being able to figure out how to use a 1970′s tech fax machine is top secret.
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  • Iran gets 13 tons of gold

    Iran gets 13 tons of gold

    As nuclear talks stall (again) Iran collects 13 tons of gold. Someone please explain to Obama and Kerry the meaning of the word “negotiation.” They seem to think giving the other side everything they want first, is how you make a deal.
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  • Axelrod Changes His Tune on Hillary’s Email

    Axelrod Changes His Tune on Hillary’s Email

    Axelrod Changes His Tune On Hillary’s Email. You can watch the below video and tell us what you think? Sorry the AP didn't ask. As I have said before, I knew HRC had private email. I did not know she used it exclusively or had her own server. — D…
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  • Department of (snicker) Justice: Students’ gender identity determines restroom use:

    Department of (snicker) Justice: Students’ gender identity determines restroom use:

    Department of (snicker) Justice: Students’ gender identity determines restroom use: Clearly this ruling does not go far enough and we must not rest until urinals, and the unfair advantage they grant boys with a penis over boys with a vagina, are fo…
    - 8 hours ago, July 1, 2015 4:50 pm -

Instapundit

The Cato Institute

  • Republicans Amid Changing Opinions on Social Issues

    Republicans Amid Changing Opinions on Social Issues

    Michael D. TannerThe Supreme Court decision striking down state bans on same-sex marriage has reignited the culture wars and highlighted potential fault lines for Republican presidential contenders.Social issues pose a difficult conundrum for Rep…
    - 11 hours ago, July 1, 2015 1:26 pm -
  • Government Debt: Jefferson and Gallatin Were Right

    Government Debt: Jefferson and Gallatin Were Right

    Chris EdwardsThe world economy is getting rattled this week by the consequences of excessive government debt. Greece may be cut off from its international creditors, and Puerto Rico announced that it cannot make full payments on its massive debt.…
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  • Uber Execs Arrested in France after Luddite Protests

    Uber Execs Arrested in France after Luddite Protests

    Matthew FeeneyYesterday, the Uber France CEO and Uber Western Europe’s general manager were arrested in Paris. Both are charged with running an illegal taxi business and will go on trial in September. News of the arrests came only a few days…
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  • Export-Import Bank Closes: Kill Subsidies to Cut Federal Liabilities, Promote Economic Fairness

    Export-Import Bank Closes: Kill Subsidies to Cut Federal Liabilities, Promote Economic Fairness

    Doug BandowThe Export-Import Bank dies tonight when its charter expires. After 81 years, what is commonly known as Boeing’s Bank is headed toward Washington’s trash bin.When Congress returns it could revive Ex-Im, which primarily subsidizes b…
    - 1 day ago, June 30, 2015 2:43 pm -
  • Why US Allies Are Happy to Join China's AIIB

    Why US Allies Are Happy to Join China's AIIB

    Swaminathan S. Anklesaria AiyarOn June 29, representatives of 50 countries gathered in Beijing to sign the legal framework agreement to establish the $100 billion Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Seven more countries are expected to si…
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  • Generous with Someone Else's Money

    Generous with Someone Else's Money

    Doug BandowWhat could be more magnanimous than a cafeteria worker giving out free lunches? Or an education official writing off school loans? In both cases, the recipients of the largess must see a champion. Yet, in neither case is the person acti…
    - 2 days ago, June 29, 2015 1:23 pm -

Fox News Politics

Outside The Beltway

The Fix

Five Thirty Eight

  • ‘Magic Mike’: Come For The Pecs, Stay For The Economics

    ‘Magic Mike’: Come For The Pecs, Stay For The Economics

    For fans, it’s been a difficult several years since “Magic” Mike Lane left the male stripping industry in 2012, but like a phoenix with magnificent pecs, the Channing Tatum character returns in “Magic Mike XXL,” out today. Our time in the d…
    - 4 hours ago, July 1, 2015 8:48 pm -
  • The Causes Of Black Church Fires Resist Easy Explanations

    The Causes Of Black Church Fires Resist Easy Explanations

    Six black churches have burned since the June 17 shooting at Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina, but these fires aren’t necessarily hate crimes or arson. The latest fire broke out Tuesday night at Mount Zion African Methodist Episc…
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  • Can England’s Lionesses Upset Defending Champs Japan?

    Can England’s Lionesses Upset Defending Champs Japan?

    Heading into the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, England was not the sexy choice. The Lionesses were undefeated in World Cup qualifiers, outscoring their opponents 52-1, but few insiders expected them to challenge the game’s giants: Germany, the Uni…
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  • Podcast: U.S. Women’s Soccer Semifinals, Wimbledon, And NBA Free Agency

    Podcast: U.S. Women’s Soccer Semifinals, Wimbledon, And NBA Free Agency

      Listen: iTunes | Stitcher | Soundcloud | ESPN PodCenter | RSS Welcome to this week’s episode of Hot Takedown, our podcast where the hot sports takes of the week meet the numbers that prove them right or tear them down. On this week’s show (Jun…
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  • Significant Digits for Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    Significant Digits for Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 1.89 kills per cat per month It’s crucial to remember that house cats are descended from a line of apex predators and that the urge to hunt never ful…
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  • Are Women More Likely Than Men To End A Relationship?

    Are Women More Likely Than Men To End A Relationship?

    Dear Mona, A couple of years ago, my wife told me that she wanted a divorce. I recently read an article claiming that anywhere from 60 percent to 85 percent of divorces are initiated by the wife. How likely are men to initiate divorce compared with w…
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Wizbang

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Roll Call

  • Amy Schumer For #TheNew10?
    Sen. Charles E. Schumer thinks a woman from his native New York should grace the new $10 bill, and he has some suggestions of illustrious home-state ladies throughout history for the Treasury secretary's consideration: Harriet Tubman, Elizabeth Cady…
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  • Jumpers Beware: White House Fence Is a Lot Spikier
    With the nation on a high terror alert three days before the July 4 holiday weekend, security is being tightened just about everywhere -- including at the two symbolic buildings at opposite ends of Pennsylvania Avenue.
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  • Six Senators Demand Ex-Im Bank Liquidation Plan
    Ex-Im Bank supporters were wrong if they thought the bank's opposition would trail off after the charter's authorization expired on June 30.
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  • Stabenow Seeks Tax Sweeteners for NASCAR Track Operators
    Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., is teaming with Senate Appropriations Chairman Thad Cochran, R-Miss., and other senior Republicans in pressing for a permanent extension of faster tax write-offs for operators of motor racetracks, including 29 venues u…
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  • Kaine, Warner Question Shutdown of Security Clearance System
    Virginia's Senate delegation wants answers about the shutdown of an Office of Personnel Management system for handling security clearances.
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  • What a Good White House Pool Report Looks Like
    "This is fun," Caitlyn and Chloe Robinson told veteran White House reporter George E. Condon Jr., as relayed in Condon's pool report on Wednesday, the first day tourists were able to take pictures (and selfies!) during a tour of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave…
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The American Scene

  • Lacedaemonia: Disrupt

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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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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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

  • CBO Forecasts Costs of Climate Change
    The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has released new estimates of the cost of climate change, specifically as it relates to hurricanes. The report forecasts hurricane damage in 2075 to cost an expec…
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  • SSDI Solutions Initiative Releases SSDI Primer
    The First in a Series of Issue Briefs on the SSDI Program In advance of the August 4th SSDI Solutions Conference, the McCrery-Pomeroy SSDI Solutions Initiative has released a short primer to kick off i…
    - 10 hours ago, July 1, 2015 2:40 pm -
  • Levin, Baldwin Introduce Bill to Close Carried Interest Loophole
    Ways and Means Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI) and Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) have introduced a bill to close a well-known tax loophole that allows investment and private equity fund managers to…
    - 12 hours ago, July 1, 2015 1:22 pm -
  • Senate Budget Committee Reports Crime Victims Fund Legislation
    Last week, the Senate Budget Committee passed a bill to limit the use of the Crime Victims Fund (CVF) as a back-door method to increase appropriations. The bill, S. 1495, is sponsored by Senator Pat T…
    - 1 day ago, June 30, 2015 8:05 pm -
  • One Month to Go for Highway Funding
    In a newly released ticker, the Department of Transportation has shown that there is one month left for lawmakers to decide on funding for the Highway Trust Fund before cash flows to transportation pr…
    - 1 day ago, June 30, 2015 8:00 pm -
  • Defunding Health Care Innovation Jeopardizes the Budget
    In a move that could stall promising health care delivery system reforms and drive up entitlement spending, the House Appropriations Committee last week voted to defund the Center for Medicare and Med…
    - 1 day ago, June 30, 2015 3:18 pm -

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