By Byron York | 04/16/14 10:27 PM
On Wednesday, Mother Jones -- the publication that first revealed the secretly-recorded Mitt Romney "47 percent" video -- published a piece attacking New Mexico Republican Gov. Susana Martinez. Like the Romney story, the article was based in part on recordings "obtained by Mother Jones." It...
By Michael Barone | 04/16/14 07:25 PM
Last week masked men, in camouflage garb with no insignia, dressed and equipped like Russian special forces, started taking over police stations and other government buildings in the Donets basin in eastern Ukraine. They appeared to be working in tandem with local militias in defying the...
By David Freddoso | 04/16/14 06:31 PM
Denver Archbishop Samuel Aquila sounded the alarm this week about a new bill in Colorado's state legislature. The measure, known as SB 175, is designed to prevent any future restrictions on abortion whatsoever - apparently including basic measures to protect the health and safety of patients....
By Washington Examiner | 04/16/14 05:28 PM
Silk purses can sometimes be made from sow's ears, but such an outcome will never happen with the proposed IRS nonprofit oversight rule that would put the federal tax agency in the role of regulating First Amendment freedom of speech and association. The rule was conceived as part of the Obama...
By Joel Gehrke | 04/16/14 05:18 PM
President Obama's ambassador to the United Nations compared Syrian dictator Bashar Assad's atrocities in the ongoing civil war to the Rwandan genocide that took place during Bill Clinton's presidency 20 years ago.
By Jed Babbin | 04/16/14 05:04 PM
Visiting Chinese air force headquarters on Monday, Chinese President Xi Jinping reportedly told officers "… to speed up air and space integration and sharpen their offensive and defensive capabilities." He urged them to develop an “integrated air and space defense capability” in response...
By Cal Thomas | 04/16/14 04:52 PM
The cult centered on “global warming” alarmism is getting hot under the collar. People seem to have stopped paying attention, and polls show “climate change” barely registers on a list of voters' concerns.
By Ashe Schow | 04/16/14 04:39 PM
An Environmental Protection Agency official has entered the revolving door of cronyism by leaving the federal government to become an executive at a prominent environmental group.
By Ashe Schow | 04/16/14 04:17 PM
America's dry cleaners aren't happy that President Obama used them as an example in remarks last week about the economic gap between the sexes. They say the disparity in dry cleaning bills is more complex than the systemized discrimination Obama hinted at in his April 8 remarks about the...
By Sean Higgins | 04/16/14 04:00 PM
Five employees of a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., will be allowed to participate in a National Labor Relations Board hearing on whether their February vote rejecting unionization should be voided and done over. The United Auto Workers, which lost the election then petitioned the board...
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/16/14 03:50 PM
Chicago's regulations of food trucks have achieved their desired effect: protecting restaurants by crushing food trucks.
By Charles Hoskinson | 04/16/14 02:36 PM
The Duffel Blog strikes again.
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/16/14 02:18 PM
Warren Buffett thinks his taxes should be higher. An understandable response is "so, pay more in taxes, Mr. Buffett." Some conservatives, in fact, call Buffett a hypocrite for not voluntarily paying a higher rate than his secretary.
By Charles Hoskinson | 04/16/14 02:15 PM
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence jumped into the debate over foreign policy Wednesday during a trade mission to Germany, saying the Obama administration's policy of "conciliatory diplomacy" toward Russia has failed. It's the clearest sign so far that Pence, who flirted with a run in 2008 while leader...
By Joel Gehrke | 04/16/14 02:01 PM
Former IRS official Lois Lerner discussed referring conservative groups for prosecution after the Justice Department inquired about possible tax fraud violations by nonprofits. Lerner and Justice officials discussed the issue pursuant to a suggestion from Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., who...
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