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MICKEY KAUS: Tell Boehner: “No New Laws.” “Senate Democrats are now explicitly saying they wil…

MICKEY KAUS: Tell Boehner: “No New Laws.” “Senate Democrats are now explicitly saying they will try to use Boehner’s border bill as a vehicle for broad, ‘Gang of 8? style amnesty, and immigration activists are urging them on. All the more reason to call ((202) 224-3121). A House vote on Boehner’s bill is expected Thursday.” [...]

Florida ag commissioner fuming over EPA firefighter equipment grab

By William Patrick | Florida Watchdog ADAM PUTNAM, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Adam Putnam is red hot over the Obama administration’s environmental priorities. As Florida’s commissioner of agriculture, Putnam oversees the state’s forest service and 1 million acres of land. Fighting forest fires is one of its key responsibilities. But due to...

Obama Sends Putin a Sternly Worded Letter After Russia Violated Landmark Arms Control Treaty

It’s official: we are now undeniably an international punchline. What people used to joke about now has come true — after Putin violated a landmark arms control treaty, Obama responded by literally sending Putin a sternly worded letter. Show More Summary

4 reasons Congress may not pass border bill before recess

By Susan Ferrechio | Washington Examiner The odds of legislation addressing the border crisis soon just got a little longer. Though both Democrats and Republicans in Congress want to address the recent influx of unaccompanied minors at the southern border before the August recess starts, a deal looks farther away than ever. Here are four...

Attorney plays both sides in Columbia water-sewer fund controversy

By Rick Brundrett | The Nerve On the McAngus Goudelock & Courie law firm’s website, Columbia attorney M. McMullen Taylor is listed as the board chairperson of Congaree Riverkeeper, a nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to protecting Midlands rivers. Taylor also is one of two lawyers from the 137-attorney firm representing the city of Columbia in...

AT AMAZON, deals on No-Contract Cell Phones. Also, deals on bestselling Men’s Sunglasses….

AT AMAZON, deals on No-Contract Cell Phones. Also, deals on bestselling Men’s Sunglasses.

The conservative reform agenda: Probably smaller, definitely better

In an amusing account of the Ayn Rand wig-out over Rep. Paul Ryan’s anti-poverty plan, James Pethokoukis writes, “If you’re someone who finds that kind of reasoning — ‘Taxation is theft!’ — appealing and persuasive, then of course you will dislike... Ryan’s anti-poverty plan and the safety net it wishes to reform. […]

NBC: Firefighters Battling California Wildfires Are On 'Front Lines of Climate Change'

Not wanting to let a good crisis go to waste, Tuesday's NBC Nightly News exploited California wildfires to push climate change. Correspondent Miguel Almaguer declared: "The fire season not just expensive, but historic. Nationwide so far this year, more than 32,000 wildfires have burned. Show More Summary

FROM THE COMMENTS TO MY EARLIER GOPRO POST, The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader GoPro Hula Hoop Video. “…

FROM THE COMMENTS TO MY EARLIER GOPRO POST, The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader GoPro Hula Hoop Video. “This is pretty much the pinnacle of human achievement, right here. Think how much technology went into my being able to watch that from my couch. Wow. And for such a good cause, too.”

THREE ISRAELI SOLDIERS KILLED in Booby-Trapped UNRWA Clinic

Three Israeli soldiers were killed today in a booby-trapped United Nations clinic. The UNRWA clinic housed the opening to the terrorist tunnel. Hamas hides their weapons in civilian buildings: schools, mosques & hospitals. The Maariv Daily reported (translated): Two Israeli … Continue reading ?

Arkansas now moves toward state-based Obamacare exchange

By Nic Horton | The Arkansas Project Last week, the D.C. circuit court ruled in Halbig v. Burwell that Obamacare subsidies cannot flow into state that are participating in the federally-run exchange. If the ruling holds (it will almost certainly be appealed), this could be a game changer for the federal health care law: currently,...

Pot politics could inhale California controller’s race

By James Poulos | Cal Watchdog The California Republican party has a lot riding on Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin. She’s the only prominent Republican who carried a strong lead into the recent “jungle” primary elections for statewide office, under which the top two candidates, regardless of party (or no party), advance to a November runoff....

A NEW PUSH FOR missile-proof planes. You know what makes a plane missile-proof? Nasty and near-cer…

A NEW PUSH FOR missile-proof planes. You know what makes a plane missile-proof? Nasty and near-certain consequences for anyone who shoots it down.

WAS QUARANTINE THE RIGHT MOVE? China’s dramatic response to a single case of plague is very telling…

WAS QUARANTINE THE RIGHT MOVE? China’s dramatic response to a single case of plague is very telling.

Unions Scold School For Not Celebrating Cop Killer

A group of unions in California have gotten together to criticize the Oakland Unified School District for refusing to allow a lesson plan to appear on its website that compares murderer Mumia Abu-Jamal to civil rights icon Dr. Martin...Show More Summary

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