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A Dozen Things 'The New Yorker' Gets Wrong about Free Speech (And Why It Matters)

The April issue of <i>The New Yorker</i> magazine included one of the more powerful rallying cries to defend global free speech that I've read this year. Written by George Packer, it discussed how, at that point, two secular or atheist bloggers had been killed in the streets of Bangladesh in just the …

Rights & Freedoms

The tenth anniversary of a tragic Israeli mistake

Jeb Bush’s candidacy has turned his brother’s presidency into a campaign issue. The focus, naturally, is on President Bush’s decision to go to war in …

Watch Kathie Lee’s touching tribute to husband Frank Gifford

Watch KLG and Hoda play 10th-anniversary ‘Never Have We Ever’<p>02:34<p>Watch Kenny Rogers sing to KLG and Hoda (no, wait: It’s Jimmy Fallon!)<p>03:13<p>Meghan Trainor debuts original song just for Kathie Lee and Hoda<p>02:55<p>10 years of KLG and Hoda: The good, the bad and the funny<p>07:24<p>See Kathie Lee and Hoda’s …

Celebrity News
Planned Parenthood

Hard Data on Mass Shooting Incidents

About two weeks ago, the Congressional Research Service published a paper titled “Mass Murder with Firearms: Incidents and Victims, 1999-2013.” The …

Guns

Tick, tick, tick... following the email trails leading to and from Hillary's scrubbed server

Hillary Clinton’s email server may have been scrubbed clean. Some experts claim that merely overwriting the data several times will make it …

Rating The Top 8 GOP Candidates Based On Personal Integrity

In the next few days I’ll rate the 8 leading GOP candidates for the 2016 Nomination as reported by RealClearPolitics on 6 August 2015. I will rate …

San Diego

Associated Press News

Defund Planned Parenthood | "Glenn Beck Program"

Religion
World War II

New Planned Parenthood Video: Fetal Organs Harvested Without Consent

The Center for Medical Progress has released another video highlighting the questionable and possibly illegal conduct of Planned Parenthood. This …

Planned Parenthood

Divider-in-Chief or Deceiver-in-Chief? Both Names Suit Hillary Clinton.

Hillary Clinton is desperate. Her tired ideas from the past have not worked, and she is doing everything she can to distract Americans from the …

What Clinton Said about Classified Information

George Will asks, “What compelling government interest is served by felon disenfranchisement?” Here’s the answer: If you’re not willing to follow the …

Research

My Dear Wormwood, On the Matter of ‘Bigots and ‘Debate . . ‘

George Will asks, “What compelling government interest is served by felon disenfranchisement?” Here’s the answer: If you’re not willing to follow the …

Research

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 …

LGBTQI

We Have Officially Reached Peak Leftism

George Will asks, “What compelling government interest is served by felon disenfranchisement?” Here’s the answer: If you’re not willing to follow the …

Research

Is EPA Helping Green Groups Raise Funds in Exchange for Favorable Research?

On first glance, this is a rather routine story in the environmental policy wars.<p>A study published in the journal Nature Climate Change said …

Editor Apologizes On-Air to ‘Republican Sources’ Who Warned Him of Obamacare Lie: ‘They Were Right’

Mark Halperin, Bloomberg Politics managing editor, apologized to his “Republican sources” on the air Monday, saying he took the White House at its word when officials claimed Jonathan Gruber played only a minor role in the crafting of Obamacare. His apology came on the heels of the release of newly …

The White House
South Asia
The White House
Mental Health

Hillary Clinton: Self-aggrandizing Grifter

Even after two decades in the public spotlight the Clinton’s still possess the power to awe and amaze by the brazen way in which they vacuum cash, …

Profit

This is How You Communicate

George Will asks, “What compelling government interest is served by felon disenfranchisement?” Here’s the answer: If you’re not willing to follow the …

Research

CBO Warns of Mounting Debt, Crickets from Congress

This week, the Congressional Budget Office came out with its Long-Term Budget Outlook for 2015. The report foreshadows growing deficits, mounting …

Government
Gun Control

Will the U.S. and France deal Israel a double blow?

Shoshana Bryen, a long-time observer of the Middle East, senses danger to Israel arising from two areas of dispute between France and the U.S. The …