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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Obama Meets with Castro

Again, treating an enemy better than he does Israel (Fox News).  Another story notes Marco “Rubio, whose parents are Cuban, said the president was letting his guard down on the danger Havana presents to American interests” (The Hill).

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Hillary Announces Run

As expected (USA Today).  From the Wall Street Journal: Mrs. Clinton is running less as an individual than as the figurehead of an apparatus of money and organization designed to keep power for the Democratic Party and American liberals. You might even call it a vast left-wing conspiracy, to modify the...

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Voters Want Aggressive Deportation Policies

According to the story, “Americans have reached a new level of anger over the issue, with most demanding a more aggressive deportation policy — and reversal of a law that grants citizenship to kids of illegals born in the U.S” (Washington Examiner).  From the pollster:  Just 16% of Likely U.S. Voters...

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Media Quickly Forgets Kenya Terror Attack

The media has all but forgotten the 148 Christians murdered by terrorists in Kenya (IB Times).  The response was so slow, the terrorists took their time (Daily Mail).  From Rich Lowry:  Obama can’t restrain his anger over Bibi Netanyahu saying that Arab voters are turning out in droves prior to the...

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Media Distorts Indiana Law

Liberals see a winner in state boycotts (Hot Air).  And they don’t need logic on their side (American Conservative).  Victor Davis Hanson looks at the blatant media bias on this and other leftward causes (NRO).  The political correctness is now a disease in major league baseball, too (World Magazine). ...

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Rolling Stone Retracts UVA Rape Story

From the story:  The review, undertaken by the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism at Rolling Stone’s request, produced a 12,000-word report that documented lapses in standard journalistic procedure at every level of the magazine during the reporting and editing of the story (Fox News).  The report (Rolling Stone).  More (Reuters...

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White House Refuses to Consider Iran Aggression in Deal

The story claims “The US State Department has rejected Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s call to condition any final deal with Iran over its nuclear program on the Iranian regime recognizing the State of Israel. During a Saturday press conference State Dept. ‘spokeswoman Marie Harf abruptly rejected the suggestion, stating ‘this...

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