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The Loophole is Obama

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It's been reported everywhere --The New York Times, The Washington Post, Fox News -- that the William Wilberforce Sex Trafficking Act requires that any non-Mexican children who show up on our border be admitted and given a hearing. (New York Times, July 7, 2014: "Immigrant Surge Rooted in Law to Curb Child Trafficking.") 2014-07-30T17:24:00-04:00 2014-07-30T23:10:51Z Ann Coulter
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Drugs Vs. Religion

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We still reap what we sow. 2014-07-30T15:00:00-04:00 2014-07-30T23:10:51Z Jerry Newcombe
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Troops Told to Refrain from Eating, Drinking in Front of Muslims

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?Do not eat or drink in front of Muslims, and learn more about their religion. 2014-07-30T13:20:00-04:00 2014-07-30T23:10:51Z Todd Starnes
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Advice to Israelis: Endure the Slander

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?Hamas wants to kill as many Israeli civilians as possible. It’s been doing all it can to achieve that objective, for example launching missiles at Israel’s international airport and constructing tunnels to infiltrate terrorists into Israeli communities for the purpose of slaughtering and hostage-taking. 2014-07-30T12:21:00-04:00 2014-07-30T23:10:51Z Cliff May
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BREAKING NEWS: Obama Union Endorser Slams Obamacare

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?Unite here—the first union to endorse Obama for president—has released a scathing report on Obamacare. Entitled, “The Irony of Obamacare: Making Inequality Worse,” UNITE HERE charges that the administration is putting union health care into a “death spiral,” leading to the destruction of healthcare plans we were promised we could keep. 2014-07-30T11:54:00-04:00 2014-07-30T23:10:51Z Wayne Allyn Root
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'God Bless America,' With Irony

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Massachusetts may be a liberal Democratic stronghold, but these protesters were no fringe phenomenon. 2014-07-30T11:33:00-04:00 2014-07-30T23:10:51Z Jeff Jacoby
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Obama, Emanuel Need to Put Chicago's Kids First

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?On the Chicago block where that 3-year-old boy was shot in the stomach, a victim of the city's murderous gang wars, there was a woman watering her flowers. 2014-07-30T11:19:00-04:00 2014-07-30T23:10:51Z John Kass
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The Blackout of Obama Foreign Policy Critics

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During the George W. Bush years, network news airtime was loaded with criticism of Bush for every foreign policy development. 2014-07-30T00:01:00-04:00 2014-07-30T23:10:51Z Brent Bozell
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Healthy Profits?

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Lately, the anti-capitalists have become obsessed with "conflict of interest" in science -- any trace of corporate money must poison honest medical research. 2014-07-30T00:01:00-04:00 2014-07-30T23:10:51Z John Stossel
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Compensating for the Echo Effect

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We think we may finally have a decent handle on how to compensate for the echo effect in our forecasting of the S&P 500's future. 2014-07-30T00:01:00-04:00 2014-07-30T23:10:51Z Political Calculations
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Remember When We Didn’t Trust the Russians?

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Remember when we didn’t trust the Russians? Yeah… We probably should have held on to that mentality. Why, exactly, are we paying them to prop up our space program? Mark Skousen also joined the program to talk about the long term economic picture. 2014-07-30T00:01:00-04:00 2014-07-30T23:10:51Z Ransom Notes Radio
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Do You Want the Global Destruction of Financial Privacy to Enable Higher Tax Rates and Bigger Government?

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It’s a bad idea when governments demand information on your bank accounts and investments so they can impose economically destructive double taxation. It’s a worse idea when they also demand the right to tax economic activity in other jurisdictions (otherwise known as “worldwide taxation“). 2014-07-30T00:01:00-04:00 2014-07-30T23:10:51Z Daniel J. Mitchell
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The July Crisis of 1914

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On July 28, 1914, Germany's Kaiser Wilhelm II returned to Berlin after a long sailing holiday in the North Sea and off Norway. 2014-07-30T00:01:00-04:00 2014-07-30T23:10:51Z Austin Bay
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Federal Judge Raps DC Government In Gun Control Case

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In Heller, one of the most important rulings for liberty in recent American history, attorney Alan Gura successfully sued the D.C. government. 2014-07-30T00:01:00-04:00 2014-07-30T23:10:51Z Bob Barr
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Israel Puts the Pressure on Hamas

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According to one credible news analysis and the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Israel is methodically reducing the size of the Gaza Strip by 40% by creating a 3 km wide zone in which no buildings will be left standing. 2014-07-30T00:01:00-04:00 2014-07-30T23:10:51Z Night Watch
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Please Stop Helping Us

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Riley points out that there has been significant achievement among the black middle class but that wide black-white gaps remain with respect to income, educational achievement, unemployment, labor force participation, incarceration rates and other measures. 2014-07-30T00:01:00-04:00 2014-07-30T23:10:51Z Walter E. Williams
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Let Your Little Boy Pretend Play with Guns, It Won’t Make Him a Criminal

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?I’m a bit miffed, I’m not gonna lie. 2014-07-30T00:01:00-04:00 2014-07-30T23:10:51Z Stacy Washington
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Can We Do This Again

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I always leave refreshed, cheered, buoyed. There's hope after all. 2014-07-30T00:01:00-04:00 2014-07-30T23:10:51Z Paul Greenberg
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Real Unemployment Rate Is at Least 18 Percent

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Friday, the Labor Department is expected to report the economy added 235,000 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate remained steady at 6.1 percent, but that hardly tells the story. 2014-07-30T00:01:00-04:00 2014-07-30T23:10:51Z Peter Morici
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Same-Sex Marriage vs. Motherhood

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The movement demanding legal recognition for same-sex marriage has made a radical and profoundly uncharitable assumption. 2014-07-30T00:01:00-04:00 2014-07-30T23:10:51Z Terry Jeffrey
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