NRA Leader: Media Are ‘One of America’s Greatest Threats’

NRA chief executive Wayne LaPierre. (Photo: F. Carter Smith/Polaris/Newscom) Wayne LaPierre, chief executive of the National Rifle Association, blasted the media in a speech Friday, calling them “one of America’s greatest threats.” “Rather than expose government dishonesty and scandal the way they used to, the media elites whitewash it all,” LaPierre said at the NRA’s […]

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Watch Jake Tapper Call Out Obama for Breaking Promise on Genocide

CNN anchor Jake Tapper yesterday highlighted the 99th anniversary of the Armenian genocide in light of President Obama’s broken campaign promise that the U.S. government would make a formal acknowledgment of the atrocities. As a candidate running for president in 2008, Obama promised the Armenian community “that he would use the g-word – genocide – […]

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Israeli-American Journalist Disappears in Ukraine

April 23, 2014 15:29 by Pesach Benson Ukraine separatists said holding American-Israeli journalist: Simon Ostrovsky, of Vice News, hasn’t been seen since Monday. The “people’s mayor” of Slaviansk insists that Ostrovsky is now helping the separatists, but judging from the reporter’s last tweet from a separatist press conference, that’s a pretty dubious claim. More at The Wire.

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Oregon’s Top IT Official Recommends Scrapping Obamacare Website

Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images Oregon’s top IT official is recommending Cover Oregon scrap the state’s disastrous online health insurance exchange that failed to sign up a single resident, The Oregonian today reported. Alex Pettit, Oregon’s Chief Information Officer, this morning recommended to a 16-member technical advisory committee that Cover Oregon—the state insurance exchange that is […]

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Ex-Ambassador: Time for Israel to Return to Pre-Oslo Days

Yoram Ettinger, the former Israeli consul in Washington, DC, is unfazed by Mahmoud Abbas’s threats to dismantle the Palestinian Authority (PA) if negotiations with Israel are discontinued. Ambassador Ettinger told Arutz Sheva that Abbas is well aware of Israel’s fear of taking control of Judea and Samaria. “He knows that the Israeli leadership gets weak-kneed […]

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‘Smart on Crime’ Means Get Out of Jail for Thousands of Drug Offenders

(CNSNews.com) – President Obama signed legislation four years ago to reduce “unfair disparities” in drug sentences, but even so, “there are still too many people in federal prison who were sentenced under the old regime,” Attorney General Eric Holder said on Monday. Because of when these drug offenders were sentenced, they will spend more time […]

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Members of Congress Urge Court: Rule on Obama’s ‘Stunning Disregard for Law’

(CNSNews.com) – Dozens of members of Congress are asking a court to rule on the Obama administration’s attempt to “rewrite the Affordable Care Act on a wholesale basis.” They say the Office of Personnel Management, which is part of the Executive Branch, showed a “stunning disregard for the law” when it restored taxpayer-funded health care […]

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Why Thousands of Americans Gave Up Their Citizenship Status Last Year

Photo: Alex Grimm/Getty Images Americans have always enjoyed the privilege of living abroad without losing citizenship. Think Hemingway and Fitzgerald decamping to write in Europe after World War I, or Gen. MacArthur spending decades in Asia around World War II. Expatriates remain Americans, and have generally been welcomed back to our shores with open arms. […]

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Filmmaker on Why Media Doesn’t Cover Gosnell Trial: ‘It Asks Too Many Awkward Questions’

Producer Phelim McAleer talked today at The Heritage Foundation about his new project, “Gosnell Movie,” which examines the case of criminal abortionist Kermit Gosnell. Speaking at Heritage’s Bloggers Briefing, McAleer mused about why the media had largely ignored the Gosnell case and trial: They just find more interesting stories when a story puts abortion in […]

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Liberals Announce Plan to ‘Purge’ Christians

They were always deadly serious about criminalizing Christianity and killing free speech, but now the American left has stopped pretending otherwise. In a recent column titled, “Why Are They Called ‘Homofascists’? Here’s Why,”. I wrote that “progressive,” “Christian-hating fascists” ­ but I repeat myself ­ are “hell-bent on criminalizing Christianity and pushing to the fringes anyone […]

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