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Is Britain a nation of lazy scroungers?

Headline writers in the Daily Mail, the Telegraph and the Daily Express all agree: a million Brits are fit to work but choose to live on benefits.<p>The …

The Obamas release their 2012 tax return -- Neil Cavuto says it looks a lot like the ones from Mitt Romney that he criticized >> http://tinyurl.com/d9zhuuq

Cops Arrest Teen Who Wore This NRA Shirt to School

Is this a First Amendment violation, a Second Amendment violation, or a little bit of both?<p>Last week at a middle school in Logan, West Virginia, …

Here's the truth about my plan for immigration reform

Americans believe in the value of immigration. We are the most generous nation on earth to immigrants, allowing over one million people a year to come here legally. They come here in pursuit of what we recognize as the American dream – the chance to live in freedom and have the opportunity to work …

CNN's John King: Boston blunder 'embarrassing'

CNN's John King says last week's inaccurate reporting on the Boston Marathon bombing investigation was "embarrassing" and a "a shot" against him both personally and professionally.<p>In an interview this morning with D.C.-based radio station WTOP, King also said the mistake he made last Wednesday -- …

House GOP pressing on Benghazi

A House Republican report on the attacks on the American consulate in Benghazi was distributed to members today, detailing the work of five committees to investigate the attacks.<p>The report comes as the result of a number of public hearings. But it does demonstrate that Republicans are going to …

Charges dropped in ricin case

A man charged with sending letters laden with the poison ricin to President Barack Obama and Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) was released Tuesday as the investigation apparently zeroed in on one of the former suspect’s rivals.<p>Federal prosecutors dismissed all charges against Paul Kevin Curtis, a …

Don Imus on CNN: 'It’s over for them'

<i>From my report on the homepage:</i><p>Fox Business Network’s Don Imus on Tuesday tore into CNN’s handling of the Boston Marathon bombings, calling the network’s coverage “absurd and frustrating.”<p>“Remember, there was a time whenever something would happen, we would all turn to CNN,” the “Imus in the …

Climate's best hope: Another Bush?

Environmentalists won’t want to hear this, but the best hope for saving the planet may be another president named Bush.<p>Jeb Bush built solid green credentials during two terms as Florida's governor, spearheading a $1 billion public land acquisition program, Everglades restoration and water quality. …

Poll: Pelosi least-liked Hill leader

Americans dislike all four of the nation’s top congressional leaders, according to a poll released Wednesday, with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi leading the way in unpopularity.<p>Pelosi, the target of extensive GOP attack ads over the years, is viewed unfavorably by 48 percent of Americans in …

Rand Paul: No drones flip-flop

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) insists that he hasn’t changed his position against domestic drones, but admitted that a recent interview he gave “left the mistaken impression” he had done an about face.<p>“My comments last night left the mistaken impression that my position on drones had changed. Let me be …

Krauthammer: What Obama isn't saying

Charles Krauthammer says it’s “comical and certainly embarrassing” that President Barack Obama will not use words such as jihadist and Islamist in reference to the Boston Marathon bombings.<p>“The lengths to which he will go to avoid telling us the truth about the enemy is becoming comical and …

North Korea 'burning with hatred' over U.S. bombers

Nuclear-capable B-2 bombers drop dummy munitions on South Korean island during joint military drills.<p>The United States military said Thursday that it flew in two nuclear-capable B-2 bombers to take part in military drills with South Korea after days of bombastic threats from North Korea to turn the …

Wyo. named most tax-friendly state; N.Y. worst

According to Census data released this week, state and local tax revenue rose in the U.S, for the 13th quarter in a row. With April 15 less than three weeks away, America's business owners will complete their personal taxes along with the rest of the country. According to the Tax Foundation, a …

"I haven't heard one proposal from [Obama] or Harry Reid that would've saved one life… I think it's a mistake to play on these victims and the emotions of their tragedy when nothing he's proposing would change one iota of what happened." -Sen. Rand Paul speaking on 'Hannity' last night about gun control laws and the Sandy Hook tragedy FULL INTERVIEW: http://tinyurl.com/c8ar6bd

Va. poll: Sequester hits Obama

President Barack Obama’s approval rating in Virginia has slipped below 50 percent for the first time since his reelection as $85 billion in budget cuts affect the state’s economy, which is powered by federal and military spending, according to a new poll on Thursday.<p>Forty-five percent of Virginia …

Conservatives score tax victory

Here’s one Republican victory that went virtually unnoticed in the slew of budget votes last week: The Senate told the Congressional Budget Office it should give more credit to the economic power of tax cuts.<p>It won’t have the force of law, but it was a big symbolic win for conservatives — because …

Paul hits Hollywood on gun control

Sen. Rand Paul says there’s “a certain amount of hypocrisy” that the same Hollywood celebrities and prominent politicians — including President Barack Obama and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg — who are calling for gun control are also benefiting from armed protection themselves.<p>“I don’t …

Obama's new 'trust me' offensive

Every woman knows the type. He doesn’t call when he said he would, he forgets Valentine’s Day, he’s late to pick you up – the only thing he has a good memory for is excuses.<p>Such guys were immortalized in a song by the band Pink Martini, sung by no less than a current White House correspondent, Ari …

The drone secrets we should see

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit recently ruled that the Central Intelligence Agency may no longer refuse to acknowledge something that everyone knows to be true: the agency has “an interest” in the use of drones to carry out targeted killings. The CIA is unaccustomed to courts …

Republican theory of the sequester

To figure out why Republicans are winning the sequester wars, look at two numbers.<p>Federal employees have so far taken no furlough days. And the stock market hit an all-time record earlier this month, with the Dow closing Thursday at 14,578.<p>Amid all that, it’s pretty hard for most of the public to …