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Jeb Bush at NRA Annual Meeting

Jeb Bush comes out for Loretta Lynch

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2015

Going along to get along?

Jeb Bush comes out for Loretta Lynch

Jeb Bush at NRA Annual Meeting
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4/18/2015 at 7:00am
This could be added to the list of reasons some conservatives don’t want Jeb Bush as the Republican nominee in 2016. But it’s a pretty big one, IMHO: Jeb Bush says that the Senate should confirm the nomination of Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama’s choice for attorney general. A number of Senate Republicans…
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Paul Revere’s midnight ride happened 240 years ago

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

“Listen, my children, and you shall hear of the midnight ride of Paul Revere”

Paul Revere’s midnight ride happened 240 years ago

paul revere midnight ride 240 years
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4/17/2015 at 8:50pm
Tomorrow evening marks 240 years since Paul Revere made his famous midnight ride. Made famous by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem, Revere’s ride has become an iconic piece of American revolutionary history. Longfellow’s poem was riddled with inaccuracies, but made for an entertaining rhyme. LISTEN, my children, and you shall hear Of the midnight…
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Obama now open to immediate lifting of Iran sanctions?

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

Remember the gradual lifting of Iran sanctions? Kiss it goodbye

Obama now open to immediate lifting of Iran sanctions?

https://youtu.be/L4tt6EdxTlg
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4/17/2015 at 7:01pm
“This is the new America. We had better get used to it.” Those were the words of an Israeli TV analyst upon learning that Obama is open to negotiating an immediate lifting of sanctions on Iran as part of a nuclear deal — the exact opposite of what he and o…
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Hillary Clinton what difference does it making polling president 2016 scandal

The most comprehensive depiction of Hillary lies yet?

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

This one’s going to leave a mark

The most comprehensive depiction of Hillary lies yet?

Hillary Clinton what difference does it making polling president 2016 scandal
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4/17/2015 at 6:18pm
America Rising PAC dropped a new video earlier this week and boy does this one sting. This latest addition to the open Hillary oppo file recounts the scandalicious candidate’s most memorable lies in all their video-taped glory. Will the truth make a dent in Hillary’s plans? Though she’s launched her official burrito-filled…
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It’s time to talk “Politics and Pie” and 2016

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

RIP, sanity…it’s election season

It’s time to talk “Politics and Pie” and 2016

Marco Rubio pic
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4/17/2015 at 4:09pm
Welcome to the cattle call! It’s time for “Politics and Pie” in New Hampshire. If Iowa serves as a pageant for social conservatives, then count New Hampshire as the first best chance for more mainstream conservatives to have their time in the spotlight. Romney won the New Hampshire primary during the 2012…
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US Consulate Possible Target in Erbil Bombing (Updates)

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

Who’s responsible? Developing…

US Consulate Possible Target in Erbil Bombing (Updates)

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4/17/2015 at 2:30pm
A car bomb exploded today outside the U.S. consulate in Erbil. According to the State Department, all officials are accounted for, but as of now no one has claimed responsibility for the attack. Via NBC News: There were no immediate reports of injuries to consulate personnel or local guards, the State Department…
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Virginia Chief Justice Drawn Into Israel Trip Cancellation Issue

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

FOIA documents show concerns over Israel trip brought to highest level prior to cancellation.

Virginia Chief Justice Drawn Into Israel Trip Cancellation Issue

Virginia State Bar Mid Year Legal Seminar Website original w border
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4/17/2015 at 1:00pm
On Friday night, March 27, 2015, the Virginia State Bar (VSB) ignited a firestorm of controversy by sending a blast email to 43,000 members cancelling a planned November 2015 Mid-Year Legal Seminar in Jerusalem (the “Israel Trip”).  In a follow up email blast on March 29, VSB defended the decision, citing a…
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Lynch and Reid vs. Justice for Victims of Trafficking

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

Democrats can’t make this issue go away

Lynch and Reid vs. Justice for Victims of Trafficking

Harry-Reid
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4/17/2015 at 11:37am
Maybe it’s just me talking here, but I think that if you’re going to choose a hill to die on, one involving a bill that helps put an end to modern day slavery seems like a pretty good choice. Not so if you’re a Democrat, or have a seemingly vested…
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When did the White House find out about Bergdahl?

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

What did they know—and when did they know it?

When did the White House find out about Bergdahl?

bergdahl in car
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4/17/2015 at 10:00am
As much as the White House might wish it would, the Bowe Bergdahl prisoner swap scandal simply refuses to die. Last year, the U.S. government released 5 Taliban terrorists in exchange for the life of Bowe Bergdahl, a man who most of the country—and all of his colleagues—believes deserted his post in…
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Gawker staffers considering unionizing

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

Pass the popcorn.

Gawker staffers considering unionizing

https://vimeo.com/71372782
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4/17/2015 at 8:30am
Yesterday Gawker Media’s staffers announced their open flirtations with unionization. While union strongholds nationwide are diminishing in favor of greater employee choice and right to work, Gawker is hoping to be the first online publication subject to union demands. Hamilton Nolan explained why he finds unionization appealing because he wanted to…
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Hillary Media Bias

Campaign 2016: A big burrito, with a topping of liberal media bias

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

Sharp observation on Hillary: “We’ve never seen her get a burrito before.”

Campaign 2016: A big burrito, with a topping of liberal media bias

Hillary Media Bias
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4/17/2015 at 7:00am
By now, you’ve probably noticed that most of our completely unbiased media is treating Hillary Clinton with the same hard hitting scrutiny they’re applying to Republicans candidates. Don’t take my word for it. Here’s Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post: No, the media isn’t biased toward Hillary Clinton. http://t.co/1ud1enCJLW pic.twitter.com/XQTE5ciI7z— Chris Cillizza (@TheFix)…
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AACONS Interviews Ken Blackwell and Michael Doran

Posted by  ▪  April 16, 2015

AACONS sits down with Ken Blackwell and Michael Doran to discuss the news of the day

AACONS Interviews Ken Blackwell and Michael Doran

AACONS blackwell doran
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4/16/2015 at 8:00pm
Ken Blackwell is the Senior Fellow for Family Empowerment at the Family Research Council. He is also a former mayor of the City of Cincinnati and served as both Treasurer and Secretary for the State of Ohio. He also served as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Human…
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Someone should probably check on Lincoln Chafee’s comms shop

Posted by  ▪  April 16, 2015

…because they just had a collective heart attack

Someone should probably check on Lincoln Chafee’s comms shop

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4/16/2015 at 6:35pm
Anyone who has ever worked for a candidate (or any public figure, really) has had that Oh, God moment. It’s the moment that you prepare for, pray will never come, but somehow always manages to sneak up kick the crap out of your best-laid media plans. Democrat almost-candidate for president Lincoln…
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UN special envoy to Yemen goes under the bus

Posted by  ▪  April 16, 2015

Diplomacy turns to violence

UN special envoy to Yemen goes under the bus

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4/16/2015 at 5:00pm
The wheels on the bus go thump-thump-thump…right over the guy tasked with fixing an impossible mess. It’s official: Jamal Benomar, the UN’s special advisor on Yemen has resigned. For the past four years, Benomar has been the person tasked with guiding the various factions in Yemen through a peaceful, post-Arab Spring…
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ETSY goes public

Etsy goes public

Posted by  ▪  April 16, 2015

The virtual market is thriving

Etsy goes public

ETSY goes public
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4/16/2015 at 3:15pm
Etsy has long been my internet happy place. The online market provides craft-makers, artists, photographers, and virtually every creatively-minded individual a place to hawk their wares. And with over one million active sellers scattered across the globe, there’s an abundance of fabulously kitschy, and often customizable items to chose from. I’ve purchased…
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GOP presidential hopeful fundraising roundup

Posted by  ▪  April 16, 2015

It’s all about the Benjamins

GOP presidential hopeful fundraising roundup

rand paul ted cruz marco rubio presidential campaign donations
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4/16/2015 at 1:30pm
Thus far, the GOP presidential field officially includes three of the Senate’s best. We’re still waiting on the Governors to join the party. It’s still early, but how are the current candidates fairing on the fundraising front? Ted Cruz The first to hop in the race, Cruz raised $ 4.3 million in…
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LI #20 death and taxes 2

California’s “assisted death” legislation clears Senate hurdle

Posted by  ▪  April 16, 2015

How about a side of death with those taxes?

California’s “assisted death” legislation clears Senate hurdle

LI #20 death and taxes 2
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4/16/2015 at 11:30am
Since we “celebrated” Tax Day with an analysis on the difficulties of cutting down the tax code, now seems like a good time to review the topic that is the only other certainty in life — death. California’s politicians, not content with messing around with our water flow, are looking to OK…
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