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  • The Armed Services YMCA

    The Armed Services YMCA

    The month of May ends with Memorial Day but I use the month to salute and celebrate all the various organizations serving the men and women in the military. Today Captain Mike Landers (USNA Ret) and General Don Infante (MG USA Ret) join me to talk about the Armed Services…

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  • Political Lawfare And The 2014 Elections

    With a wave of the pen –actually, 90 pages of waving– U.S. Federal District Judge Lynne Adleman in Milwaukee struck down Wisconsin's three year old voter identification law on Tuesday. As The Atlantic's Andrew Cohen noted yesterday “[i]t is far from certain that the ruling will withstand review by the…

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  • MINORITIES DON’T NEED AFFIRMATIVE ACTION FOR PROGRESS

    MINORITIES DON’T NEED AFFIRMATIVE ACTION FOR PROGRESS

    The Supreme Court recently acknowledged a state's right to ban race preferences in college admissions, stoking liberal fears of declining university enrollment for minorities. But the statistics show surging numbers of students of color pursuing higher education—even in states that banned affirmative action years ago. In California, voters ended race…

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  • THE MISSING INGREDIENT FOR MIDDLE EAST PEACE

    THE MISSING INGREDIENT FOR MIDDLE EAST PEACE

    Despite the collapse of Middle East peace talks, examples of inspiring leaders from the past show reconciliation shouldn't be impossible: Faisal I, king of Syria and later Iraq, a direct descendant of the Prophet Mohammad, endorsed the idea—in 1919!—of a “national home” for the Jewish people in the Middle East.…

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  • MONEY CAN’T BUY ELECTORAL SUCCESS

    MONEY CAN’T BUY ELECTORAL SUCCESS

    Democrats worry endlessly about the impact of conservative money on politics—never acknowledging that the majority of the top donors to campaigns, both from organizations and individuals, are liberals. In the last two presidential contests, Obama easily outspent his GOP rivals. Liberals also fail to acknowledge that spending money hardly guarantees…

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  • What Have You Said in Private?

    A private recording of racist remarks by the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, Donald Sterling, in a telephone conversation was released last week. Among other comments, Sterling said to his former mistress, a black Mexican woman known as V. Stiviano: “It bothers me a lot that you want to…

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  • The GOP And The Manhattan-Beltway Press

    A few years back, Darrell Issa decided it would be a good idea to let The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza have complete access to him for the purposes of a portrait for The New Yorker. A young press aide, Kurt Bardella, made this call and sold Issa on the strategy.…

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  • BuzzFeed’s McKay Coppins On Hillary And Paul Ryan

    HH: I begin today with McKay Coppins of BuzzFeed. McKay has a new article on Paul Ryan – “Paul Ryan's Inner City Education.” And it's a terrific piece worth reading, I'm going to argue about some parts of it, but I linked it over at Hughhewitt.com. McKay, welcome, great to…

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