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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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  • Paul Ryan And The GOP Bench

    Interesting Buzzfeed profile of Paul Ryan by McKay Coppins, with a walk-on role by Mike Pence. I'll have McKay on today to discuss it. Probably not Chairman Ryan however, who seems increasingly estranged from talk radio. Coppins didn't mention that the program Ryan was on when he sparkled some controversy…

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  • The Best Draft Guide

    The Best Draft Guide

    The season of the NFL Draft is in full swing. You'll need a scorecard to figure out who is who and the skinny on those your club picks up (or pretends to want to draft.) CBSSports.com' Dane Bruglar had by far the best prediction record in the draft last year,…

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