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  • Top Fed: IRS broke law over lost Lois Lerner emails

    The Archivist of the United States said Tuesday the Internal Revenue Service “did not follow the lawâ€ï¿½ in losing or destroying key emails related to the agency’s Tea Party scandal.

  • Billionaire Obama adviser: Punish companies that ignore climate change

    The climate change debate took a sharp left turn on Tuesday when several former cabinet secretaries, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a key Wall Street donor to environmental causes said companies that don't buy into global warming should be punished and penalized.

  • Border Patrol group: Order the Pentagon to send all illegal immigrants home

    The association that represents former Border Patrol officers, angered that President Obama and Congress have ignored immigration laws for years, has called on Washington to use the Pentagon to ship all illegal immigrants flooding over the border, including unaccompanied children, home. “There...

  • Mainstream Media Scream: NBC gushes over John Kerry-Leonardo DiCaprio 'bromance'

    This week's Mainstream Media Scream features NBC's Savannah Guthrie introducing an interview with Secretary of State John Kerry with references to his star power and even his “bromance” with actor Leonardo DiCaprio. In her Friday story on "Today" about a day in the life of Kerry, Guthrie said:...

  • Bill Clinton urges Hillary Clinton to 'take maximum advantage' of his death, new book reveals

    Former President Bill Clinton has been busy writing "playbooks" for his wife, Hillary, to use in her likely 2016 presidential campaign including how to "take maximum advantage of my death," according to a new book out Monday.

  • Poll: Ben Carson surges, a top threat to Hillary Clinton in 2016

    Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon, Obamacare critic and New York Times best-selling author, has become a surprise top challenger to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in a 2016 presidential matchup, according to a new poll. Rasmussen Reports finds that Carson places just behind...

  • Book: Oprah Winfrey calls Michelle Obama 'tiresome,' prefers Hillary Clinton

    The lovey-dovey public relationship between Oprah Winfrey and the President and Michelle Obama is a mirage, according to a new book that says first lady badgers the TV giant for favors and makes the fellow Chicagoan feel “jumpy.”

  • Zogby Report Card: Obama juggles Iraq, Iran alright, but IRS scandal 'stinks'

    Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama's slumping poll numbers aren't “devastating,” and warns that the Internal Revenue Service scandal stinks.

  • Dinesh D'Souza's 'America' banished from New York Times best seller list

    The New York Times bestseller list hasn't waited a millisecond to put Hillary Clinton's book atop its influential chart after just a week of sales, but has totally ignored another top-10 hardcover from noted conservative and critic of President Obama, Dinesh D'Souza.

  • Obama moves to save the honey bees, targets pesticides

    President Obama on Friday announced plans to save endangered honey bees and other pollinators, for the first time ordering a probe into new types of pesticides that some local governments and 15 European Union nations have restricted or banned.



From the Weekly Standard

  • Note to the House GOP: Kill the Bill

    The House Republican leadership is having trouble getting 218 votes for its immigration bill.

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  • A Fetish For Zizek

    It’s surely the most hilarious academic story so far this year: Slavoj Zizek, the most Marxist-chic of all Marxist-chic philosophers, has been caught plagiarizing an article from American...

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  • Lamar Alexander in the Crosshairs

    Nashville One name is ubiquitous at a July 22 rally for Republican Senate candidate Joe Carr, and it isn’t Joe Carr’s. Lamar Alexander, the Tennessee senator Carr hopes to defeat in the August 7...

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