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Less Money for Politically Correct Lawlessness

Gail Heriot and Peter Kirsanow, the two conservatives on the U.S. Commission for Civil Rights, have written a letter urging Congress not to grant the Obama administration’s requested 31 percent increase in the budget for the Department...Show More Summary

Paging Dr. Carson...

Senator Barbara Mikulski is retiring. That opens up a senate seat in deep blue Maryland.  I understand Ben Carson wants the brass ring of the Oval Office. I have deep and abiding respect for Dr. Carson, but I think that’s a long shot. Show More Summary

Monday links

For his birthday, Dr. Seuss’s Little-Known Book of Nudes: The Seven Lady Godivas, plus bonus Seuss links including his “new” book. Popular Mechanics has the  Ridiculous History of Wind Chill. The  Evolution of McDonalds’ Grimace : Criminal...Show More Summary

Feinstein: I'll Be at Netanyahu Speech -— But I Won't Be 'Jumping Up and Down'

Unlike some of her Democratic colleagues, California senator Dianne Feinstein said she will attend Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech before Congress on Tuesday — but unlike her Republican counterparts, she’s “not going...Show More Summary

WSJ's Jason Riley: Aren't Dems Worried Hillary's Beholden to Foreign Donors Like They Accused GOP of Being with Kochs?

The Wall Street Journal’s Jason Riley sees a double standard in Democrats’ concerns when it comes to money and political figures as it pertains to Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Global Initiative’s acceptance of donations from foreign governments. Show More Summary

The Underpolicing Crisis

When libertarians call for criminal justice reform, they tend to focus on coercion, and why we should want less of it. Left-liberals look to the ways in which the criminal justice system entrenches racial inequality. While I’m sympathetic to both lines of argument, I’ve long felt that conservatives should occupy a distinctive role in the debate. Show More Summary

Boehner After DHS Funding Revolt: House a 'Rambunctious Place'

After conservatives lawmakers in the House rejected his push on Friday to fund the Department of Homeland Security for an additional three weeks — instead passing just a one week extension — House Speaker John Boehner conceded that the...Show More Summary

House Majority Leader: Senate Should Invoke 'Nuclear Option' on DHS Funding

House majority leader Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) wants his counterpart in the Senate to change the rules to pass funding for the Department of Homeland Security. While downplaying that changing the rules would be a “nuclear option” on Meet the Press on Sunday. Show More Summary

Lieberman: Democrats Are the Ones Making Netanyahu Speech Partisan, Not GOP

If Democrats wanted to avoid politicizing Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address before Congress this week, they should be attending the speech, not boycotting it, said f ormer Senator Joe Lieberman (I., Conn.). On MeetShow More Summary

Who Killed Boris Nemtsov?

Ben Judah, writing in the Daily Telegraph: Vladimir Putin has ruled Russia with three things: money, propaganda and terror. When the Russian economy was booming and the oil price was over $100 a barrel, Putin ruled Russia almost entirely...Show More Summary

Walker: 'My View Has Changed' on Immigration

The immigration debate and the president’s handling of the situation over the past couple of years have prompted Scott Walker to change his mind on the issue, particularly when it comes to citizenship for those in the country illegally,...Show More Summary

Google to Bias Search Engine Based on "Facts"

Google plans to bias its search engines in favor of the supposedly factual accuracy of the sites to which it links. From the New Scientist story: THE internet is stuffed with garbage. Anti-vaccination websites make the front page of Google, and fact-free “news” stories spread like wildfire. Show More Summary

Boris Nemtsov Joins a Long List of Murdered Putin Critics

The murder of Boris Nemtsov in broad daylight just outside the Kremlin confirms the worst fears about Russia under President Vladimir Putin. For a man like him, wealth and power leave no room for scruples. He is probably the world’s richest man, and he is ruthlessly extending the territory of Russia. Show More Summary

DHS Funded — for A Week

Congress passed a one-week continuing resolution to fund the Department of Homeland Security after House Democrats and a group of conservatives blocked passage of the three-week funding bill. House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) wants...Show More Summary

Now It's Transgender Head Transplants?

We are losing our ever-loving minds. An article in Newsweek takes the notion of performing head transplants as a treatment for gender dysphoria seriously. From the story: An Italian neuroscientist researching the possibility of human...Show More Summary

A Year of Terror Hasn't Made CPACers Warm to the NSA

The attendees of the Conservative Political Action Conference skew much younger and more libertarian than the Republican party as a whole, but it’s still striking that about two-thirds of participants in the conference’s straw poll oppose...Show More Summary

CPAC's Abortion Panel: Packed and Optimistic

Organizers of last year’s Conservative Political Action Conference faced complaints that they’d put too little emphasis on social issues. This year CPAC redeemed itself a bit by hosting a good breakout session on sanctity of life issues,...Show More Summary

Three-peat: Rand Paul Wins 3rd Consecutive CPAC Straw Poll, But Scott Walker Is Hot on His Heels

Ronald Reagan, Jack Kemp, Mitt Romney, Rand Paul. After this weekend, that’s the list of Republicans who have won straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference three years in a row. The Kentucky senator beat out Wisconsin...Show More Summary

The Two Scott Walkers

West Palm Beach – Republicans are seeing two versions of Scott Walker: the one who showed up Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference looking every bit the man who has slayed Wisconsin’s public-unions and delivered aShow More Summary

Not Getting the Message

In a  report   made all the more damning by the news last night from Moscow, the European Leadership Network has taken a look at the progress made by NATO’s European allies towards taking their defense spending to the   minimum   NATO...Show More Summary

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