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It is no accident that the so-called “architect” of the Common Core standards is now president of the College Board. Barack Obama’s plan to “fundamentally transform” education into the latest social justice iteration has hit a road block,...Show More Summary
Even a CPAC veteran like me was shocked on Saturday night. I've been to six Conservative Political Action Conferences in six years. But I don't think I could have ever been prepared for the 'Casa De Liberte' party, hosted by some friends of friends of mine this weekend. Show More Summary
“It’s winter in Ukraine, but it’s spring break for Obama”
In October 2011, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, the Rhode Island Democrat, delivered the first of what has now become his more than 60 weekly speeches about climate change on the Senate floor. It was a low-decibel speech, but nevertheless the kind that peels wallpaper. Show More Summary
Once again, the U.S. government is attempting to police the world when it should be policing its own law enforcement agencies. We've got a warship cruising the Black Sea, fighter jets patrolling the Baltic skies, and a guided-missile destroyer searching the South China Sea for the downed Malaysia Airlines flight. Show More Summary
Governor Kitzhaber has finally pulled the plug on the costly, risky Columbia River Crossing boondoggle. No games this time, according to spokeswoman Rachel Wray: “No equivocation... It’s over.” In the end, courage from the Oregon Senate...Show More Summary
A purported debate between conservative pundit Ann Coulter and the Daily Caller's Mickey Kaus at the Conservative Political Action Committee highlighted the ugly rhetoric conservative media have used to discuss immigration and showed...Show More Summary
(CNN) – Sen. Mark Begich is taking aim at the Koch brothers. The first-term Alaska Democrat, who faces a challenging re-election this November, has been targeted in two TV commercials put up by Americans for Prosperity, a conservative group backed by the deep pockets of the billionaire industrialist brothers, David and Charles Koch. Now Begich […]
28 United States senators are pulling an all-nighter Monday night to, in the words of Senate Climate Action Task Force Co-Chair Senator Barbara Boxer, "wake up Congress to the disturbing realities of climate change." Senator SheldonShow More Summary
(Scott Johnson) The Nobel Peace Prize Forum was held in Minneapolis on the campus of the University of Minnesota over the weekend. Yesterday was Global Day. I’m not sure what made it Global Day, but it was. However, I am sure what the highlight of the day was. Show More Summary
So, as I said earlier, I was on the road all day Friday. Now that I've gotten some sleep and washed off the road grime, the judgement will commence. Once again, y'all have come up with so many entries that I am unable to have just a simple three winner list. Show More Summary
There’s a scene near the beginning of the 1975 movie, Rollerball, in which fans of the brutal sport are instructed to rise for “our corporate anthem”—an anthem that turns out to be the darkly compelling Toccata and Fugue in D Minor. It’s an evocative moment, one that tells us much about the culture of the world we’re peeking into. Show More Summary
The story went out last November through the CBS News network with a title both heartbreaking and horrifying: "Woman Battling Kidney Cancer Losing Company Health Plan Due To Obamacare." Only problem? It wasn't true. On any level. Even the most green journalist only needed to ask a few basic questions to watch this story crumble. Show More Summary
ABC News's Jonathan Karl mocked Sen. Ted Cruz's (R-TX) belief that Obamacare could be repealed while President Barack Obama is in office if the law and the president should get even more unpopular. Cruz, who tried to defund the Obamacare...Show More Summary
According the New York Times one life saved in Iran is a trend. A spike in executions is just a statistic.
How time flies – Four years ago today… NRCC And she had no idea how stupid and controlling she sounded.
(Scott Johnson) We went to see the second set of Manhattan Transfer at the Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant in downtown Minneapolis this past Monday and the first set on Tuesday. The two sets provided a rounded picture of their musical interests and inspirations. Show More Summary
The Pink Panther -- We Give Pink Stamps. This Mirisch Films, Inc. cartoon was the third cartoon produced in the series and was released on February 12, 1965. A total of 124 cartoons were produced between 1964 and 1980.
The distinguished senator from TV Land, John McCain, once famously remarked, "The fundamentals of our economy are strong." That wasn't particularly true at the time he said it, which is completely beside the point. The point, my friends,...Show More Summary