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Jackie Gingrich Cushman: Arrogance or Inevitability

 Presidential candidates delay officially entering the race so they can raise money for PACs, avoid the media frenzy associated with being a declared candidate and get organized. The goal is to run below the radar, raise money and get strategically organized. This approach has not worked for the Democratic heir apparent Hillary Clinton. Yes, she […] Continue reading →

Ben Carson apologizes for remarks on homosexuality

 Potential 2016 presidential candidate Ben Carson apologized Wednesday for saying homosexuality was a lifestyle choice. “I do not pretend to know how every individual came to their sexual orientation,” Carson said on his Facebook page late Wednesday afternoon. “I regret that my words to express that concept were hurtful and divisive. For that I apologize […] Continue reading →

Al Sharpton Finally Got What’s Coming to Him

Teleprompters, you may now rest easy. Your long national nightmare is over.  Sources indicate that, after weeks of rumors, Sharpton’s terminally unwatchable (and fatally unwatched) MSNBC show, “PoliticsNation,” has finally been cancelled. Yes, apparently the gaffe-prone minister will now be forced to make a living through hustling money off of the backs of grieving families, […] Continue reading →

Colleges using coffers for financial aid to illegal immigrants stirs debate on immigration reform

 Several U.S. colleges are giving financial aid directly to students who are young illegal immigrants, extending the debate about helping people in the United States illegally at the expense of Americans who are in need of similar opportunities. Such opportunities have opened up since President Obama’s 2012 executive action that deferred deportation to millions of […] Continue reading →

Political Science: Heat’s on Climate Change Dissidents

Debra J. Saunders,  “I am under ‘investigation,’” professor Roger Pielke Jr. of the University of Colorado Boulder posted on his blog Wednesday. The top Democrat on the House Committee on Natural Resources, Rep. Raul Grijalva of Arizona, sent a letter to university President Bruce Benson that asked the school to provide its financial disclosure policies […] Continue reading →

The real reason nobody minds that American money deeply influences Israeli politics

 Controversy continues to swirl  around Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech before Congress next week. With less than three weeks until Israelis go to the polls to choose a leader, the country’s relationship with the United States is on the front burner. Netanyahu’s rivals for prime minister have made hay of his chilly relations with the Obama administration and […] Continue reading →

The Clintons – Up to Their Old Tricks

Rich Galen,   The new, improved Hillary Clinton gave a speech that was treated as if it was the official opening of the Hillary for President campaign. The speech was in northern California at an event called The Lead On Conference for Women in Silicon Valley. According to the Washington Post, she was paid about $300,000 […] Continue reading →

Citigroup unit probed by more authorities over money laundering

 Citigroup Inc said additional government authorities have started probes of possible breaches of anti-money laundering laws at its Banamex USA unit.  The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, a unit of the U.S. Treasury, and the California Department of Business Oversight have asked the company for information on its compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money […] Continue reading →

Liberals, Stop Lying About Everything

Kurt Schlichter,  The last few weeks have raised a critical question for all Americans: Is the liberal elite unbelievably dumb or unbelievably cynical? Do our over-credentialed, under-educated, would-be betters actually believe the bullstuff they are shoveling, or do they really think that we normal Americans are so stupid that they can lie to our faces […] Continue reading →