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ERICK ERICKSON:: Why America Hates Washington | RedState

By at June 26, 2013 | 2:57 pm

ERICK ERICKSON:: Why America Hates Washington | RedState

By: Erick Erickson (Diary)  |  June 26th, 2013 at 04:30 AM  -- I sat in the first class section of the Acela Express once from New York to Washington. I was on a book tour and the publisher was whisking me from New York to DC for events. Thomas Freidman sat diagonally from me. His single seat backed up to where the First Class Stewards worked. As the train pulled ... Go To Article

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JOHN YOO:: Windsor: Tarring ‘the Political Branches with Bigotry’ | NRO

By at June 26, 2013 | 2:50 pm

JOHN YOO:: Windsor: Tarring ‘the Political Branches with Bigotry’ | NRO

By  John Yoo -- Today’s gay-marriage opinions deflated the balloon on the Prop 8 case, but made DOMA the centerpiece. On first glance, the decision in the DOMA case, United States v. Windsor, is embarrassingly deficient. It does not identify the right at stake clearly, it does not specify the standard of review, and it does not explain why Congress is assumed to be ... Go To Article

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DOMA RULING:: IRS Could Revoke Non-Profit Status for Religious Institutions over Same-Sex Marriage

By at June 26, 2013 | 2:48 pm

DOMA RULING:: IRS Could Revoke Non-Profit Status for Religious Institutions over Same-Sex Marriage

by BEN SHAPIRO 26 Jun 2013, 11:31 AM -- Based on Wednesday’s Supreme Court ruling, in which the Court majority determined that the Defense of Marriage Act’s federal definition of marriage had to incorporate state-based same-sex marriages, Internal Revenue Service regulations could be modified to remove non-profit status for churches across the country. The DOMA ... Go To Article

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RAHM EMANUEL:: ‘Gays are the next Jews of fundraising’ | WashEx

By at June 26, 2013 | 2:44 pm

RAHM EMANUEL:: ‘Gays are the next Jews of fundraising’ | WashEx

BY TIMOTHY P. CARNEY | JUNE 26, 2013 AT 11:20 AM -- Rahm Emanuel, while working as a fundraiser for Bill Clinton in the early 1990s, said "Gays are... While raising money for Bill Clinton (who signed the Defense of Marriage Act) in 1992, Rahm Emanuel proclaimed “Gays are the next Jews of fundraising.” I’m not 100 percent sure what he meant by that, but ... Go To Article

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MUST SEE VIDEO:: Irish Parliament Member: President Obama as ‘Hypocrite of the Century’

By at June 26, 2013 | 2:11 pm

MUST SEE VIDEO:: Irish Parliament Member: President Obama as ‘Hypocrite of the Century’

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EXCLUSIVE: PALIN Throws Down Gauntlet on Primary Challenges to Rubio, Ayotte

By at June 26, 2013 | 2:04 pm

EXCLUSIVE: PALIN Throws Down Gauntlet on Primary Challenges to Rubio, Ayotte

by TONY LEE 25 Jun 2013 -- Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, who has the most influence among conservative voters in Republican primaries, told Breitbart News on Tuesday that Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) should be primaried for their support of the Senate's immigration bill. “Conservatives are getting ready for the 2014 and 2016 primaries. We ... Go To Article

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CONRAD BLACK:: Obama Loses His Chances on Foreign Policy With the Collapse of His Second Term – NY Sun

By at June 26, 2013 | 1:46 pm

CONRAD BLACK:: Obama Loses His Chances on Foreign Policy With the Collapse of His Second Term – NY Sun

By CONRAD BLACK, Special to the Sun | June 26, 2013 -- Several months ago in this space, on slight twinklings of accelerated economic growth, confirmation of the path to energy self-sufficiency, conciliatory noises to the Republicans, and (prayerfully hopeful) signs that the president’s irrational preoccupation with arms control might cause him to do something about ... Go To Article

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SUPREME COURT:: Defense of Marriage Act Provision Struck Down – Bloomberg

By at June 26, 2013 | 9:38 am

SUPREME COURT:: Defense of Marriage Act Provision Struck Down – Bloomberg

By Greg Stohr - Jun 26, 2013 7:16 AM PT -- A divided U.S. Supreme Court overturned the federal law that defines marriage as a heterosexual union, saying it violates the rights of married gay couples by denying them government benefits. The vote on the Defense of Marriage Act was 5-4. Justice Anthony Kennedy joined the four Democratic-appointed justices in the ... Go To Article

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REVIEW & OUTLOOK : Voting Rights Progress – WSJ

By at June 26, 2013 | 2:00 am

REVIEW & OUTLOOK : Voting Rights Progress – WSJ

REVIEW & OUTLOOK Updated June 25, 2013, 7:19 p.m. ET The Supreme Court rolls the clock forward on election law. The U.S. has a long and difficult history with racial discrimination, but on Tuesday the Supreme Court marked a milestone worth celebrating when it ruled that a section of the 1965 Voting Rights Act has outlived its usefulness. The political left is ... Go To Article

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PETER WEHNER:: Putin Is Cleaning Obama’s Clock « Commentary Magazine

By at June 26, 2013 | 12:50 am

PETER WEHNER:: Putin Is Cleaning Obama’s Clock « Commentary Magazine

Peter Wehner | @Peter_Wehner -- Barack Obama’s “reset” with Russia is really going well, don’t you think? Russia is defying America by granting Edward Snowden, who exposed some of the most classified secrets of our government, safe haven as he continues to elude capture. As Reuters reports: Washington was stung by Russian defiance… The White House said ... Go To Article

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