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Who’s up for a Throwback Thursday with Kim Jong Un?

I kid, of course. North Korea’s state-run television broadcast the never-before-seen photos on Monday during a military concert held in his honor, and they didn’t do it for all of the warm fuzzies. Scott Bixby explains at the Daily Beast: At first glance, the photographs appear to prove that the youngest son and successor of […] Read this post » ...
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The Obamacare Debate Is Not About Obamacare, Ctd

I echoed this point a few months ago. Garry Wills nails it: I fear that the president declared a premature victory for the Affordable Care Act when he said that its initial goals were met, it was time to move on to other matters, and the idea of repealing it is no longer f...

Cowardice In Combat

The made-for-tv movie The Execution of Private Slovik – based on the true story of Eddie Slovik, the only American soldier executed for desertion during WWII – aired 40 years ago last month. Chris Walsh considers the film’s success in 1974 and ponders why today “cowardice in the military is a topic too obscure and tender for nonmilitary Americans...

Iowa U.S. Republican Senate Debate Liveblog

ip_20140424_4131 (1) Iowa Public Television will hold a U.S. Republican Senate Candidate Debate on Thursday, Apri...

Oregon County Orders Incinerator: Stop Using Aborted Babies to Generate Power

Marion County, Oregon commissioners approved an order Thursday to stop an incinerator from using aborted babies to generate power. The order states that the incinerator must stop accepting medical waste until procedures are in place to ensure aborted babies are not among the substances burned to produce electricity. As Breitbart News&r...

A Supreme Impediment

The chances of an Iranian deal are looking up, but Daniel Berman rightly worries about domestic politics over there: Khamenei is 78 years old, and rumored to be ailing. His successor will be chosen by the Assembly of Experts, a group of clerics elected by the public (fro...

When Home Is Where You Travel

Charleston-WV 1-00 pm Having grown up a third culture kid, Ruth Behar ...

A Pivotal Visit? Ctd

Jaime Fuller lays out the goals of Obama’s four-country Asia trip, which began yesterday in Japan: For this trip, this renewed effort at pivoting will focus on two policies in particular — finishing up the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-country free-trade a...

Chris McDaniel’s Biloxi Barn Burner

BILOXI, Mississippi—”You feel it don’t you? The momentum is growing. The people are waking up again,”state senator Chris McDaniel told a crowd of about 150 Tea Party activists here. McDaniel was in his element at the event, part of the Tea Party Express nationwide bus tour. Hours earlier, he had picked up the endorsement of the American Conservati...

Hannity: Bundy’s comments on race are beyond repugnant to me

“They are beyond despicable to me. They are beyond ignorant to me.” It’s the story du jour and Hannity’s take is probably the most eagerly awaited in media given how much airtime he’s devoted to the BLM standoff lately, so here you go — a sneak preview of h...

What’s The Greatest Year In Film? Ctd

An eager reader writes: I hope you’re going to publish some emails on this subject. I love movies. I love lists. And I love the contributions from Dish readers. If I may, I’d like to get the ball rolling: 1999 gave us ...

Pa. business group endorses Tom Quigley for state House seat

HARRISBURG — PEG PAC, the affiliated political action committee of the Pennsylvania Business Council and the state’s oldest pro-business PAC, has endorsed former state Rep. Tom Quigley in the Republican race for the 146th House District. The former mayor Royersford, Quigley held the 14...

Bulletproof Subway Restaurant Sign of Chicago Violence

As violence in Chicago continues to spin out of control, businesses are reacting in logical ways. A Subway sandwich shop with a bulletproof enclosure for employees, for instance, made the news in the Windy City, showing that violence is affecting everyone, not just gang members. With Chicago’s long, harsh winter finally over, the gangbangers and drug dealers have com...

University of Connecticut Professor Goes ‘Ape’ at Christian Campus Presentation

A University of Connecticut professor went on a wild tirade on the Storrs campus Tuesday, claiming he came from an ape as he confronted a Christian gospel presentation that included discussion on evolution. As Christian News Network repor...

Holder cancels appearance in Oklahoma City amid angry protests

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How The Senate Is Shaping Up

Nate Cohn parses a poll showing Democrats leading in Southern Senate races: [Arkansas Sen.] Mark Pryor has a 10-point lead, according to the poll, but 16 percent of Mr. Pryor’s supporters — or 8 nearly percent of all voters — oppose the Affordable Care Act and say they could not vote for a candidate w...

Boehner Mocks Conservative Amnesty Opponents

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) reportedly mocked amnesty opponents in Congress on Thursday during a lunch event in his home district. “Here’s the attitude. Ohhhh. Don’t make me do this. Ohhhh. This is too hard,” Boehner reportedly “whined” at Brown’s Run County Club in Madison Township, ...

Paying For The Roof Over Your Head

One Bedroom Rent Emily Badger and Christopher Ingraham ...

After $130 million wasted, Oregon gives up on ObamaCare exchange

Oregon gives up on ObamaCare exchange | TheHill ...

When Obama Might Get Around To Keystone Pipeline OK

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