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Rand Paul: If Hillary Had Worked for Bill, She'd Have Probably Been Fired

Friday and the Americans for Prosperity “Defending the Dream” summit, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) went on the offensive against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is said to be the frontrunner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. Show More Summary

Henry Kissinger Calls for New World Order

Henry Kissinger, Washington's doyen of the national security elite, is calling for America to collaborate in establishing a new world order. We invite our readers to read his Wall Street Journal think piece and ask whether the United States has common cause with actors such as Russia and China. Show More Summary

'The Remaining': Writer-Director Casey La Scala Raises Holy Hell in 'Rapture' Thriller

One explanation for Hollywood's skittishness about doing films and TV shows that take Christianity seriously or, heaven forbid, show it in a positive light, is that it's afraid of offending people. Of course, that fear doesn't stop Hollywood...Show More Summary

Karl Rove's PAC Trying to Win Arkansas, North Carolina by Running Left of Pryor, Hagan

Karl Rove and his Crossroads GPS PAC are about to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in the senate -- by campaigning to the left of incumbents Mark Pryor and Kay Hagan on behalf of Republican challengers Tom Cotton and Thom Tills. Show More Summary

China Now Reclaiming Islands in Philippines' Kalayaan Island Group

China is currently reclaiming the Mabini (Johnson South) Reef and "three more reefs within the Philippines' Kalayaan Island Group (KIG)"--the "Burgos (Gaven) Reef, Kennan (Chigua) Reef, and Calderon (Cuarteron) Reef." The PhilippineShow More Summary

America Deserves Better than an Empty Suit with No Strategy Against Radical Islam

Let me pose a question. Do you think America is better off today then it was in 1989? Some of you may not even have been born yet to remember. But for those of you that were, what say you? You may ask, "well, what made you chose 1989?"...Show More Summary

What to Watch in the House Mid-Terms

The AP expects the GOP to "tighten its grip" on the U.S. House of Representatives this year citing " redistricting after the 2010 census and the retirement of moderate Democrats in conservative states," although the Democrats financial edge is something of a wild card. Show More Summary

Scottish Independence Campaigners Accused of Co-ordinating 'Nationalist Mobs' to Disrupt Pro-Union Events

The pro-independence 'Yes Scotland' campaign has been accused of coordinating 'nationalist mobs' to disrupt prominent pro-union events. Labour MP Jim Murphy made the claims after being forced to suspend a speaking tour of Scotland after he was targeted by angry nationalists who shouted him down and intimidated staff. Show More Summary

'Over 250 Mutations' of Ebola Spreading Across West Africa

Researchers in West Africa have discovered "over 250 mutations" of Ebola spreading through West Africa. NPR reports that "the lead author" of research on the virus is Harvard computational biologist Pardis Sabeti. She says that "the virus is rapidly accumulating new mutations as it spreads through people." This means "over 250... Show More Summary

Michael Bloomberg Gives $1 Million toward Washington State Gun Control

On August 29, Michael Bloomberg-funded Everytown for Gun Safety confirmed plans to give $1 million to Initiative 594, the gun control push in Washington state. This means Bloomberg is coming alongside other one-percenters--like Bill Gates, Nicolas Hanauer, and Steve Ballmer--to heave gun control onto the shoulders of Washington state residents. Show More Summary

What to Watch in the Senate Mid-Terms

The AP is using Labor Day to kick off " a two-month sprint toward Election Day" by pointing out five key points in both the House and Senate mid-terms elections. As for the Senate, Kentucky is certainly one key and some may find this information surprising, while others will say it's predictable. Show More Summary

Leftist Lawmakers and Enviro-Extremists Created CA Water Crisis

On Friday, the California State Assembly outdid itself. You can always count on the leftist leaders of what is supposed to be the “people’s house” never lets a crisis go to waste. With the passage of AB 1739 (Dickinson-D), SB 1168 (Pavley-D), and SB 1319 (Pavley-D), 100 years of history was reversed. Show More Summary

Why We Must Demand More of British Muslims

When I say 'demand' more of British Muslims, I don’t mean 'ask' more. That isn’t enough. Governments and civil society have been asking for long enough now, yet we still have a frightening lack of cohesion within communities where a large percentage of Muslims live. Show More Summary

Rich Lowry: Warren Buffett Betrays His Country

Note from Senior Management: National Review Editor-in-Chief Rich Lowry takes on Warren Buffett's tax strategy in Politico. We reprint here. It must have been a bitter moment for President Barack Obama when he got the news that his favorite economic guru not only doesn’t like paying taxes but hates America. Show More Summary

GOP Weekly Address: ‘Get to Work’ Reid and Obama

In the weekly Republican Address, Representative Larry Bucshon (R-IN) criticized President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for failing to act on Republican proposals and passing detrimental economic policies while “our workers...Show More Summary

Secure Freedom Minute: No Strategy Yet

Transcript as follows: A broken clock is right twice a day. And even a president not given to truthfulness occasionally is candid. One such blue moon occurred yesterday when Barack Obama responded to questions about what his administration...Show More Summary

Cameron: Britain Facing 'Greatest Terrorist Threat' in History

Britain is facing the "greatest and deepest" threat from terrorism in the country's history, according to Prime Minister David Cameron. Speaking after the UK's terror threat level was raised to "severe", meaning that an attack is "highly...Show More Summary

Internet providers team up to block America's best Internet service

It is widely held that one of the fastest Internet services in America, if not the fastest, can be found in Chattanooga, Tennessee. They've got speeds that can reach 1 gigabit per second, which is around fifty times faster than the average in the U.S. Show More Summary

Obama Weekly Address: This Labor Day, Let's Talk About the Minimum Wage

In his Labor Day weekend weekly address, President Barack Obama uses the occasion to make another plea for a high minimum wage. Transcript as follows: Hi, everybody. Whether you’re firing up the grill, fired up for some college football, or filling up the car for one last summer roadtrip – Happy Labor Day weekend. Show More Summary

Appeals Court Reinstates Case Alleging Planned Parenthood Fraud and Abuse

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8 th Circuit reinstated a case brought against Planned Parenthood of the Heartland in Iowa by one of its former employees who alleges the abortion giant defrauded and abused taxpayer funds. Susan Thayer,...Show More Summary

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