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EXCLUSIVE-PALIN: Holes in the Border as Big as the Holes in Their Amnesty Bill

By at June 24, 2013 | 12:45 am

EXCLUSIVE-PALIN: Holes in the Border as Big as the Holes in Their Amnesty Bill

by SARAH PALIN 23 Jun 2013 Just like they did with Obamacare, some in Congress intend to “Pelosi” the amnesty bill. They’ll pass it in order to find out what’s in it. And just like the unpopular, unaffordable Obamacare disaster, this pandering, rewarding-the-rule-breakers, still-no-border-security, special-interests-ridden, 24-lb disaster of a bill is not ... 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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HOUSE DEFEATS FARM BILL amid bipartisan opposition | Fox News

By at June 20, 2013 | 5:12 pm

HOUSE DEFEATS FARM BILL amid bipartisan opposition | Fox News

Published June 20, 2013FoxNews.com In a defeat for Republican leadership, the House on Thursday rejected a sweeping farm bill, amid opposition from both sides of the aisle. More than 60 House Republicans defected and voted against the half-trillion-dollar bill, which sets funding for farm subsidies and other assistance as well as food stamps. The vote was 234-195 ... Go To Article

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VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: When Untruth Undermines Democracy – Victor Davis Hanson – Page 1

By at June 20, 2013 | 1:15 pm

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: When Untruth Undermines Democracy – Victor Davis Hanson – Page 1

Victor Davis Hanson | Jun 20, 2013 Truth is the lifeblood of democracy. Without honesty, the foundations of consensual government crumble. If the Internal Revenue Service acts unlawfully, our voluntary system of citizens computing their own taxes implodes. Yet Lois Lerner, one of the IRS's top officials, would not answer simple questions about her agency's ... Go To Article

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BYRON YORK: Breakthrough in Senate immigration talks; announcement set for Thursday

By at June 20, 2013 | 12:45 pm

BYRON YORK: Breakthrough in Senate immigration talks; announcement set for Thursday

BY: BYRON YORK JUNE 20, 2013 Senators seeking a solution to a deadlock over border security have reached a tentative agreement they believe could win the votes of a significant number of Republican lawmakers for the Gang of Eight comprehensive immigration reform bill. Republican Sens. John Hoeven and Bob Corker have been working on an amendment to the Gang bill that ... Go To Article

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REVIEW & OUTLOOK: ObamaCare Trail of Tears – WSJ

By at June 20, 2013 | 12:30 pm

REVIEW & OUTLOOK: ObamaCare Trail of Tears – WSJ

REVIEW & OUTLOOKJune 19, 2013 Auditors say HHS isn't close to being ready to launch in October. Set aside the IRS or the National Security Agency—the most secretive part of the government is the Health and Human Services Department and the black box that is implementation of the Affordable Care Act. For years HHS has stonewalled the congressional oversight ... Go To Article

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IMMIGRATION: Mark Levin, Heritage Call for Immigration Debate

By at June 20, 2013 | 12:20 pm

IMMIGRATION: Mark Levin, Heritage Call for Immigration Debate

by TONY LEE 20 Jun 2013 The Heritage Foundation and conservative talk radio host Mark Levin have called for a blockbuster immigration debate on the right with some of the leading proponents and opponents of comprehensive immigration reform squaring off. Levin suggests Heather MacDonald, Ed Meese, the former U.S. Attorney General under President Ronald Ronald Reagan, ... Go To Article

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IMMIGRATION: The Anti-Rubio Rally | National Review Online

By at June 20, 2013 | 12:05 pm

IMMIGRATION: The Anti-Rubio Rally | National Review Online

By Katrina Trinko, JUNE 20, 2013 4:00 AM Tea partiers gather to vent their frustrations with the Gang of Eight bill. For conservatives who oppose the Gang of Eight immigration bill championed by Senator Marco Rubio (R., Fla.), yesterday was their day to proclaim their disagreement loud and clear. In a “press conference” that quickly turned into a rally, ... Go To Article

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HENNINGER: America’s Berlin Wall – WSJ

By at June 20, 2013 | 2:30 am

HENNINGER: America’s Berlin Wall – WSJ

By DANIEL HENNINGER, WONDER LAND Updated June 19, 2013 A fence built along the border with Mexico will stand as a permanent embarrassment to the United States. A few years ago, a friend who lives in Arizona near the Mexican border took a group on a drive though the countryside near his ranch. After about 40 minutes of bumping through the hills, he braked the Jeep ... Go To Article

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IS RAND PAUL going mainstream, or vice versa? – WaPo

By at June 20, 2013 | 1:12 am

IS RAND PAUL going mainstream, or vice versa? – WaPo

By Karen Tumulty, Wednesday, June 19, 2013 Rand Paul seems to be crossing over to the mainstream — or maybe it’s the other way around. When Kentucky’s junior senator arrived in Washington just over two years ago, he appeared destined to inhabit the role of perpetual outlier. But now, he’s in the mix on just about everything that is happening, and is talked ... Go To Article

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