Judicial Watch Pinch-Hitting for the FBI – American Thinker

Despite the growing menace and media savvy of the terrorist Islamic group ISIS, the FBI appears to be, once again, failing in its investigative and enforcement responsibilities. The agency that let us down with 9/11 and, afterward, reacted mainly in a flurry of political correctness and appeasement toward Muslims is now trying to reassure the […]

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World War O – Michael Crowley – POLITICO

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President Barack Obama’s expression of remorse on Thursday for the death of two hostages in a U.S. drone strike underscored one of the great frustrations of his presidency: His dream of extricating the U.S. from messy foreign conflicts remains just that. Obama pledged in his 2013 inaugural address that “a decade of war is now […]

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Census: Record 51 million immigrants in 8 years, will account for 82% of U.S. growth | WashingtonExaminer.com

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Legal and illegal immigrants will hit a record high of 51 million in just eight years and eventually account for an astounding 82 percent of all population growth in America, according to new U.S. Census figures. A report from the Center for Immigration Studies that analyzed the statistics said that by 2023, one in seven […]

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Generational Shifts for In-Car Audio. – Insideradio.com

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A growing body of research is showing Americans aren’t as keen on mucking with the car radio as automakers are. While that may conjure images of struggling Baby Boomers, a new report from IHS Automotive shows no generation is more nostalgic for knobs and buttons than Millennials. More than a third (34%) of 18 to […]

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Should GOP be whacking Hillary like a pinata? This is nothing, folks | Fox News

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Are the legions of Republican candidates spending too much time beating up on Hillary Clinton? In my view, she might as well get used to it. Sure, the GOP contingent is taking plenty of whacks at Hillary, and why not? She is the Democratic nominee-in-waiting, the woman they all want to cut down to size. […]

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9 Uncomfortable Questions For Hillary Clinton | The Daily Caller

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The media have a new favorite question for Republican presidential aspirants. “You believe that a marriage should be between a man and a woman, but if someone in your family or in your office happens to be gay and they invite you to their wedding, would you go?” Univision’s Jorge Ramos asked 2016 GOP contender Marco […]

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New Book, ‘Clinton Cash,’ Questions Foreign Donations to Foundation – NYTimes.com

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The book does not hit shelves until May 5, but already the Republican Rand Paul has called its findings “big news” that will “shock people” and make voters “question” the candidacy of Hillary Rodham Clinton. “Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich,” by […]

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Panic Time: Rubio Edges Bush in New Florida Poll – Daniel Doherty

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There are worse weeks to have when announcing a presidential bid. A new poll conducted in the Sunshine State finds that Marco Rubio has a slight (if statistically insignificant) lead over perhaps his biggest rival in the hunt for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination: Jeb Bush. Politico reports: Sen. Marco Rubio’s splashy presidential-campaign announcement and […]

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Federal appeals court to take up Obama’s immigration action – AP News

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As demonstrators gathered Friday outside a New Orleans federal courthouse, appellate judges were preparing to consider whether to lift a temporary hold imposed by a federal judge in Texas on President Barack Obama’s executive action seeking to shield millions of immigrants from deportation. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit […]

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Keeping Hillary Under Wraps | The Daily Caller

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Is Hillary Clinton really running for president? I know this seems like an absurd question, inasmuch as we have been bombarded with news about Hillary’s launch ever since she decided to ruin the first gorgeous Sunday afternoon of the year by proclaiming on social media that her lust for power was undiminished since 2008. Hillary basically made a […]

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ISIS Camp a Few Miles from Texas, Mexican Authorities Confirm – Judicial Watch

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ISIS is operating a camp just a few miles from El Paso, Texas, according to Judicial Watch sources that include a Mexican Army field grade officer and a Mexican Federal Police Inspector. The exact location where the terrorist group has established its base is around eight miles from the U.S. border in an area known […]

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Podcasting Faces A Crossroads. – Insideradio.com

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Podcasting has come a long way in the past 10 years, from hobbyist activity to mainstream media channel used by 27 million Americans a week. But even as the runaway success of “Serial” has created a water cooler moment, the medium faces a critical crossroads. “It’s an exciting time but it could be fraught with […]

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Obama’s Nuclear Framework Agreement is a Hoax – American Thinker

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It is a sad moment in American history when the supreme leader of the Islamic dictatorship of Iran is much more believable than President Obama. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was correct when he said on April 9, that the White House is lying about what the Americans call a framework agreement regarding the Iranian nuclear program. […]

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The Rubio record: From tea party hero to immigration reformer and beyond

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In the winter of 2010, conservative firebrand Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., turned an upstart U.S. Senate candidate from Florida into the face of the tea party effort to bring more hardline conservatives into the Republican Party and Congress. “I’d rather have 30 Marco Rubios in the Senate than 60 Arlen Specters,” DeMint declared at the […]

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Hillary Clinton announces her presidential campaign

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Hillary Clinton announcing her second bid for the presidency Sunday in an online video. After years of often-breathless speculation about her future, Hillary Rodham Clinton confirmed one of the worst-kept secrets in politics: She’s running for president. The former first lady and secretary of state officially entered the 2016 presidential race with a video announcement […]

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Hillary Clinton to announce 2016 bid Sunday with video – CNN.com

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(CNN)Hillary Clinton is planning to launch her presidential candidacy on Sunday through a video message on social media, a person close to her campaign-in-waiting tells CNN, followed immediately by traveling to early-voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire to start making her case to voters. The trip to Iowa, where a third-place finish in 2008 […]

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Obama, Castro to come face to face amid bid to restore ties – AP News

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PANAMA CITY (AP) — As leaders from across the Western Hemisphere gather Friday in Panama, all eyes will be on two presidents: Barack Obama and Raul Castro, whose expected encounter at the Summit of the Americas will mark a historic moment as the U.S. and Cuba seek to restore ties they abandoned decades ago. Americans […]

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Streaming Growth Speeds Up. – Insideradio.com: Home

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Online radio’s growth rate accelerated in February for a second consecutive month, once again propelling the medium to a new historic high. Average Active Sessions surged to 4.1 million, a 40.2% increase over the same period last year in the Monday-Friday, 6am-8pm daypart, according to new data from Triton Digital. Sessions shot up 43.6% to […]

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Bill Buckley Was Right: America in the Grip of the Liberal Mania | The American Spectator

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The list grows longer. The three most recent entries the Rolling Stone rape-at-the-University of Virginia story. Ferguson and the “hands up don’t shoot” business. Indiana and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. From cries of “racist!” to shrieks of “rapist” (to borrow from Kevin Williamson over there at National Review) over and over and over again […]

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Federal Court Slaps Down Request To Let Obama’s Amnesty Move Forward | The Daily Caller

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A federal judge denied Tuesday night the Obama administration’s request to allow President Obama’s executive actions on amnesty to move forward. The Southern District Court of Texas is hearing a lawsuit from 26 states against the Department of Homeland Security over the executive actions President Obama announced in November he would be taking to extend […]

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Rand Paul: ‘I’m running for president’ – POLITICO

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — After watching his father try for the presidency and fail three separate times, Rand Paul on Tuesday officially embarked on his own White House bid, a campaign designed to tap into Ron Paul’s legacy without being suffocated by it. Paul kicked off the launch on Tuesday with an emailed fundraising solicitation, ahead […]

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Rand Paul seems to stray from libertarian roots as he courts GOP base – The Washington Post

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When the presidential buzz began building around Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) a couple of years ago, the expectation was that his libertarian ideas could make him the most unusual and intriguing voice among the major contenders in the 2016 field. But now, as he prepares to make his formal announcement Tuesday, Paul is a candidate […]

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IRS deadline extended for ObamaCare customers sent the wrong tax form | TheHill

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ObamaCare customers who received the wrong tax form from the federal government this spring will not face penalties if they miss the April 15 deadline, officials announced Friday. Anyone who have not yet been sent corrected tax forms and are “unable to file an accurate tax return” now have until Oct. 15 to file — […]

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Obama’s ‘record-breaking’ economy – American Thinker

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Corporate profits are sky-high, Wall Street is on an historic winning streak – and President Obama must be extremely grateful that commentary about his framework nuclear deal with Iran sucked up all the media oxygen so that the terrible jobs report that came out on Friday was largely ignored. Zero Hedge gives us the macro […]

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Hands Up, Don’t Discriminate Against Gays! | Human Events

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By: Ann Coulter Happy National Hate Week! Today, we’re all hating on Indiana. Who will be the left’s Emmanuel Goldstein next week? Evidently, the sole function of the media these days is to subject the public to a steady stream of manufactured events: “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot”; nuclear power kills; Lena Dunham’s rape by a […]

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Hillary’s Baggage – American Thinker

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Hillary Clinton’s latest misadventures are not just so typically Clintonian, but more to the point, they reveal a fatal flaw in the woman’s makeup — she has absolutely no judgment! Now you can write off the three current scandals (her private email account use while serving as secretary of state; the foreign donations to the Clinton […]

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Compulsory Voting is Unconstitutional | Human Events

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President Obama recently praised the idea of “mandatory voting,” saying it would be “transformative” and “completely change the political map in this country,” showing again how unbound he feels by the limits imposed on the power of government by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The president apparently does not believe that the right […]

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How screwed up is Obama’s foreign policy? – American Thinker

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David Rothkopf, editor of Foreign Policy, has written an incisive article on America’s foreign policy under Obama. It’s a “big picture” analyses of what’s happening in the Middle East and beyond, with brutally frank observations about how Obama’s policies have only made a bad situation worse. I encourage you to read all of it, but […]

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Marco Rubio may have presidential announcement date: April 13 at Freedom Tower | Miami Herald Miami Herald

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  Marco Rubio has reserved the Freedom Tower in downtown Miami for an undisclosed event April 13, which appears to be a potential, if not likely, spot for Florida’s junior senator to announce his candidacy for president. A Rubio adviser stressed nothing has been nailed down for any kind of announcement, but the timing makes […]

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Natural Born Citizen | Ted Cruz | Marco Rubio | Bobby Jindal

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  I believe Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal and Ted Cruz to be “natural born Citizens” and eligible to be President.  Here’s why. 1. Summary There are few eligibility requirements to be President.  You don’t have to be smart, wise, experienced, honest, educated, or a particular gender or race. Article II, Section 1, of the Constitution provides, in pertinent […]

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Entitled: Hillary Clinton Fundraising | The Daily Caller

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Hillary Clinton, the deeply polarizing former secretary of state who is widely expected to run for president in 2016, will focus her fundraising efforts exclusively on the presidential primary elections and caucuses this time around. Clinton’s already-assembled fundraising retinue believes the ambitious senior citizen candidate made a critical, overconfident mistake in 2008 by raising checks for the […]

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Army charges Bergdahl with desertion and misbehavior | TheHill

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The Army on Wednesday charged Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion, reigniting the debate over whether President Obama paid too high a price to secure his release from the Taliban. Bergdahl, 28, who went missing from his base in 2009 while serving in Afghanistan, could face life imprisonment for the separate charge of misbehavior before the […]

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Federal Appeals Court to Hear Arguments on Immigration Ruling – WSJ

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A federal appellate court Tuesday agreed to hear an expedited appeal of a ruling by a federal judge in Texas that blocked President Barack Obama’s immigration actions. Granting the Obama administration’s request for an expedited appeal, the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hold a hearing on April 17 to consider the administration’s challenge […]

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Did Anthony Kennedy Just Show His Hand On The Obamacare Subsidies Case? | The Daily Caller

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Justice Anthony Kennedy’s comments in a run-of-the-mill budget meeting Monday may have signaled how he intends to vote in this year’s biggest Obamacare lawsuit over the legality of federal premium subsidies. In a Monday budget request before the House Appropriations Committee, Justice Anthony Kennedy, typically the swing vote on the Court, made comments that could […]

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And they’re off: Ted Cruz, via Twitter, announces presidential bid | Reuters

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(Reuters) – Texas Senator Ted Cruz, a conservative firebrand who frequently clashes with leaders of his Republican Party, became the first major figure from either party to jump into the 2016 U.S. presidential election race on Monday when he announced his candidacy on Twitter. “I’m running for President and I hope to earn your support!” […]

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