US Aircraft Carrier to Block Iran Arm Shipments to Rebels

From the story:  A Navy official confirmed to Fox News that the USS Theodore Roosevelt — along with her escort ship, the USS Normandy, a guided-missile cruiser — left the Persian Gulf on Sunday en route for the Arabian Sea, to help enforce the blockade (Fox News).  Meanwhile, from another...

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Texas Joins Florida Suit Against Obamacare

Due to Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion (The Hill).  And in California, “several senior-level officials integral to the launch of Covered California—who enthusiastically support the Affordable Care Act—are speaking about what they view as gross incompetence and mismanagement involving some of the $1 billion federal tax dollars poured into the state effort” (Daily Signal...

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Michael Rubin: Obama has “Caved” to Iran

Michael Rubin on Bill Bennett’s Morning in America (4/20/15) argues that President Obama has caved to Iran and is willing to push through legislation no matter how awful it is. Rubin states that the legislation could flood Iran with billions of more dollars that will be used to finance terror. Michael Rubin is Resident Scholar at AEI; Senior Lecturer at the...

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Air Force Vet Banned from College Campus for Rescuing U.S. Flag

Veteran Michelle Manhart “was detained — but not arrested” for picking up the flag at Valdosta State University (WPXI).  Another story notes “Valdosta State University, which is funded by tax dollars, issued two statements defending the desecration of the American flag” (Fox News).

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ISIS Murders More Christians on Beach

The group released another video (USA Today).  From National Security Council spokesperson Bernadette Meehan: “That these terrorists killed these men solely because of their faith lays bare the terrorists’ vicious, senseless brutality” (Fox News).  Six people were arrested in the US for seeking to help ISIS (Fox News).  An ISIS e-book “explains...

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California Drought Made Worse by Environmental Policies

From the story:  …environmental opposition to dams over the last several decades has allowed the majority of the freshwater to flow into the ocean, even as the state’s population exploded to nearly 40 million people. The current drought has left farms parched and residents under strict water consumption orders, but...

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Hillary Works on Image as GOP Candidates Battle

A look at where Cruz and Rubio separate on foreign policy (Washington Examiner).   And while Rick Santorum is getting hammered for explaining why he wouldn’t attend a gay wedding, this statement is worth attention:  It is amazing that the left has not risen up and looked at Sharia law, looked at...

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Hillary Stumbling Out of the Blocks

At her Iowa kickoff event, Hillary spoke to just “22 people” that was later described as “dozens of reporters” (National Journal).  Peggy Noonan notes of Hillary “She is treated like the queen of England, who also isn’t subjected to impertinent questions as she glides into and out of venues. But...

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Congress Continues to Move on Iran Legislation

The story notes “The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved legislation that would allow Congress to have a say on a possible U.S. nuclear negotiation with Iran” (Fox News).  From the Wall Street Journal:  As late as Tuesday morning, Secretary of State John Kerry was still railing in private...

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Rubio Announces

Stealing the spotlight that was on Hillary (RCP).  From National Review:  Rubio is probably the most charismatic potential Republican nominee. He speaks movingly about his love for the United States and the opportunities it has offered him and his family. He is the field’s most articulate advocate of strong American...

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