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GOP Rep: Kevin McCarthy Panned Harry Reid’s Demand

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) demands that the House Republicans back a clean Department of Homeland Security funding bill before Senate Democrats will drop their filibuster, but that proposal met with a chilly response...Show More Summary

Susan Rice: Netanyahu's D.C. Speech 'Destructive of the Fabric' of U.S.-Israel Relationship

National security advisor Susan Rice gave the starkest White House warning yet against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plans to speak to a joint session of Congress next month, calling the move “destructive of the fabric of the relationship”...Show More Summary

Twelve Things that Caught My Eye Today (With Emphasis on the First; Feb. 25)

1. Will Christianity’s over 2,000 years in the Middle East come to end during our lifetimes? That’s the question Christian persecution in the region asks. Today In Defense of Christians is sponsoring a Day of Action today in solidarity...Show More Summary

A Name and a Title

David, it’s so interesting what you say about Dada, and the origin of that word. I am reminded: Do you remember Idi Amin’s full name? Idi Amin Dada. His father’s name was Amin Dada. Do you remember the dictator’s full title, while he was in “office”? It’s hard to memorize. Show More Summary

FCC Chair Refuses to Testify before Congress ahead of Net Neutrality Vote

Two prominent House committee chairs are “deeply disappointed” in Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler for refusing to testify before Congress as “the future of the Internet is at stake.” Wheeler’s refusal to go before...Show More Summary

Less than Half in New Poll Think Obama Loves America

Once again, surveys show we are a divided nation. In the furor over Rudy Giuliani’s comment that President Obama doesn’t “love America,” the polling site decided to see how many Americans agreed with him. The answer: a surprising...Show More Summary

When Art Stopped Caring About Humanity

The centenary of the artistic movement known as Dada is coming up in 1916 and it ought to produce a lot of nonsense. The word “Dada” is supposed to come from the Kru language in Africa, and refers to the tail of a sacred cow. Up till then, the purpose of art had been to say something about humanity, and how to be a human being. Show More Summary

Ex-Obama Aide Forced into Chicago Runoff

Illinois, the nation’s fiscal basket case, has been full of political surprises lately. Yesterday, Chicago, the home of the political machine that nurtured Barack Obama’s career, saw Mayor Rahm Emanuel forced into an April runoff against...Show More Summary

Cat Got Your Tongue?

In Impromptus today, I mention a conversation I had with a lady from Belarus. She said that people in her country are afraid to say the name of the dictator, Lukashenko. That’s the kind of grip he has on the country. I said that it has long been that way with Fidel Castro, too. Show More Summary

Cruz: McConnell Plan 'Is A Mistake'

Senator Ted Cruz (R., Texas) sat with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) before most of the conference arrived for their Tuesday lunch meeting, but the GOP leadership team did not convince him to back the new plan regarding...Show More Summary

Krauthammer's Take: Iranian Negotiations Are 'Simply Catastrophic'

On Tuesday’s Special Report, Charles Krauthammer said the United States’ ongoing negotiations with Iran are misguided and make President Obama’s other foreign policy blunders look favorable by comparison. “This [deal] will mean a lifting...Show More Summary

Victims of Released Criminal Immigrants to Testify Against Obama Policies

Family members of people who were murdered by illegal immigrants after those immigrants had previously been detained and released pursuant to President Obama’s policies will testify before House lawmakers Wednesday morning. The testimony...Show More Summary

Dem Senator: Obama's Keystone Veto an Attempt to Stop Canada from Producing Tar Sands Oil

West Virginia Democratic Senator Joe Manchin slammed President Obama’s Tuesday decision to veto a bill green-lighting the Keystone XL Pipeline, claiming the move wasn’t actually about the pipeline at all but an attempt to stop petroleum...Show More Summary

GOP Leaders Should Learn from Their Amnesty Calamity

Congressional Republican leaders have painted themselves into a corner over Emperor Obama’s unconstitutional executive order on amnesty. Now, they are tying themselves into knots as they try to wiggle out of this tight spot. The fact...Show More Summary

Obama's Keystone Veto Is a Victory for the Lunatic Left

President Obama’s veto of the Keystone XL pipeline is difficult to understand unless you are aware of the wider context, which is the Left’s war on the energy infrastructure of the United States. It isn’t just Keystone. The Left is working...Show More Summary

Graham Explains Changed Position in DHS Funding Fight

Senator Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) backs a clean Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill because his preferred option, a funding bill stipulating that President Obama could not implement his 2014 executive orders on immigration,...Show More Summary

Bush Taps Leading Reformocon as Policy Aide

Jeb Bush has tapped a leading member of the “reform conservative” movement, longtime Capitol Hill veteran and policy director of the YG Network April Ponnuru, as a policy adviser. Ponnuru, who also happens to be the wife of NationalShow More Summary

Justice Department Closes Its Trayvon Martin Investigation

There’s not enough evidence for a federal prosecution, it grudgingly concludes.  

Ben Carson Hires National Finance Director

Neurosurgeon Ben Carson has hired former Newt Gingrich fundraiser Amy Pass to be his national finance director. Pass, according to longtime Carson pal Terry Giles, who is running the show for his friend behind the scenes,  helped raise...Show More Summary

McConnell Offers Clean DHS Funding Bill; Reid Balks

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) offered to pass a clean appropriations bill funding the Department of Homeland Security through the end of the fiscal year, but Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) balked, saying...Show More Summary

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