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PEGGY NOONAN’S Opinion Blog: Where Was The Tea Party

By at June 21, 2013 | 5:44 pm

PEGGY NOONAN’S Opinion Blog: Where Was The Tea Party

Peggy Noonan's Blog, Daily declarations from the Wall Street Journal columnist. Jun 21, 2013, 5:14 PM One of the great questions about the 2012 campaign has been “Where was the tea party?” They were not the fierce force they’d been in the 2010 cycle, when Republicans took back the House. Some of us think the answer to the question is: “Targeted by the IRS, ... Go To Article

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GEORGE F. WILL: Obama hits a wall in Berlin – WaPo

By at June 21, 2013 | 1:30 pm

GEORGE F. WILL: Obama hits a wall in Berlin – WaPo

By George F. Will, Published: June 20 The question of whether Barack Obama’s second term will be a failure was answered in the affirmative before his Berlin debacle, which has recast the question, which now is: Will this term be silly, even scary in its detachment from reality? Before Berlin, Obama set his steep downward trajectory by squandering the most ... Go To Article

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MATTHEW CONTINETTI: Welcome to Obama’s new world order | Washington Free Beacon

By at June 21, 2013 | 1:15 pm

MATTHEW CONTINETTI: Welcome to Obama’s new world order | Washington Free Beacon

BY: Matthew Continetti, June 21, 2013 “The wall belongs to history,” President Barack Obama said,near the end of his speech in Berlin Wednesday. The Berlin Wall, which fell in November 1989, was not the only one he had in mind. Wherever liberal opinion perceives a barrier, physical or spiritual, to human equality, Obama argued, we must take out our chisels and ... Go To Article

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VIDEO BOMBSHELL: Fmr. Intelligence Agent Accuses NSA, Obama Of Lying, Alleges Broader Spying Programs | Mediaite

By at June 21, 2013 | 1:10 pm

VIDEO BOMBSHELL: Fmr. Intelligence Agent Accuses NSA, Obama Of Lying, Alleges Broader Spying Programs | Mediaite

Bombshell: Fmr. Intelligence Agent Accuses NSA, Obama Of Lying, Alleges Broader Spying Programs by Noah Rothman | 12:39 pm, June 21st, 2013 VIDEO On Friday, MSNBC anchor Craig Melvin interviewed former U.S. Air Force intelligence Agent Russell Tice about the revelations surrounding the National Security Agency’s monitoring of Americans’ digital and electronic ... Go To Article

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STUDY: Gov’t losing billions on ‘inefficient’ tax subsidies that don’t curb climate change | Fox News

By at June 21, 2013 | 12:59 pm

STUDY: Gov’t losing billions on ‘inefficient’ tax subsidies that don’t curb climate change | Fox News

Published June 21, 2013FoxNews.com As America's debt rises to unsustainable levels, the U.S. government is losing billions every year on energy tax subsidies that do little to combat climate change. That's according to a tough report released this week by the National Research Council. The non-partisan academic report, sponsored by the Treasury Department, concluded ... Go To Article

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CENTER FOR SECURITY POLICY | Wolf to Boehner: Establish a select committee on Benghazi before one-year Anniversary of attacks

By at June 21, 2013 | 12:30 pm

CENTER FOR SECURITY POLICY | Wolf to Boehner: Establish a select committee on Benghazi before one-year Anniversary of attacks

Center for Security Policy Washington, D.C. (June 19, 2013) – Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) today continued to push for the establishment of a Select Committee to investigate the Benghazi attacks. In a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, Wolf said that too much of the investigation on Benghazi was being done behind closed doors in classified briefings at a time when ... Go To Article

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CONRAD BLACK: Slouching Toward Syria – The New York Sun

By at June 21, 2013 | 12:15 pm

CONRAD BLACK: Slouching Toward Syria – The New York Sun

By CONRAD BLACK, Special to the Sun | June 21, 2013 The belated, reluctant assistance of the United States to some of the anti-Assad forces in Syria has all the distinctive signs of a Great Power’s being dragged into a combat zone that were prefigured in Libya. There, President Obama uttered sanctimonious comments for weeks that Moammar Qaddafi “must go” without ... Go To Article

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MAX BOOT: A U.S.-Taliban Prisoner Swap? « Commentary Magazine

By at June 21, 2013 | 10:25 am

MAX BOOT: A U.S.-Taliban Prisoner Swap? « Commentary Magazine

Max Boot | @MaxBoot, 06.21.2013 - 10:35 AM Now that peace talks are sort of on again with the Taliban–at least hopes of such talks have risen again, even if Kabul’s outrage at Taliban preening in opening an embassy of sorts in Qatar has blocked the actual start of talks–the air is once again filled with talk of a prisoner exchange. The Taliban would love it if, ... Go To Article

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PEGGY NOONAN: Case Closed? Far From It. – WSJ

By at June 21, 2013 | 12:34 am

PEGGY NOONAN: Case Closed? Far From It. – WSJ

By PEGGY NOONAN, DECLARATIONSJune 20, 2013, 6:03 p.m. ET The FBI seems blasé about the IRS investigation, so it's crucial Congress make it a priority.   Right now the IRS story looks stalled and confused. Congressional investigators are asking for documents—"The IRS is being a little slow," said a staffer—and interviewing workers. Pieces of testimony ... Go To Article

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STRASSEL: John Kerry’s ObamaCare Boondoggle – WSJ

By at June 21, 2013 | 12:29 am

STRASSEL: John Kerry’s ObamaCare Boondoggle – WSJ

By KIMBERLEY A. STRASSEL, POTOMAC WATCHJune 20, 2013 A backroom deal he cut for Massachusetts hospitals has caused a bipartisan uproar in Congress. A bipartisan backlash is growing against another section of President Obama's health-care law. The president can blame this latest embarrassment on none other than Secretary of State John Kerry. Everyone remember the ... Go To Article

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