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The Illegal Bergdahl Deal: Sordid Details, Troubling ImplicationsThe Illegal Bergdahl Deal: Sordid Details, Troubling Implications

Huckabee: Military Men and Women are the Real HeroesHuckabee: Military Men and Women are the Real Heroes

Michelle Malkin Michelle Malkin: Choose To Refuse: Say "No" to PARCC/SBAC Testing

This is National School Choice Week, but I want to talk about parents' school testing choice.

John Stossel John Stossel: Owning Ideas

For most of history, people suffered in miserable poverty.

Walter E. Williams Walter E. Williams: Defense Against Demagogues

When gasoline sold at record prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said, "I think it's time to say to these people, 'Stop ripping off the American people.'" When the average price of regular gas was close to $4 a gallon, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called for Congress to look into breaking up giant oil companies. The claim was that "Wall Street greed (was) fueling high gas prices."

Dr. Ben Carson Dr. Ben Carson: When Politics Defy Reality: The Real State of the Union Features Dishonesty and Deception

In his recent State of the Union address, President Obama was upbeat and inspiring, particularly if a listener had no prior knowledge of his many speeches that were quite similar but bore no fruit.

Brent Bozell Brent Bozell: Abortion Protesters Don't Count?

Hundreds of thousands of protesters descend on Washington every January to "March for Life," protesting the horror of more than a million abortions in America every year. Every year the "news" outlets report next to nothing, even when their reporters are there documenting the event as their cameras film it.

Mike Adams Mike Adams: The Cross Examined College Prep Course IV

This column series provides an overview of my ten-step plan to help Christian kids prepare for life in college.

Carl Jackson Carl Jackson: Why Every Civilian Should See the Movie "American Sniper"

Much to the chagrin of Hollywood leftist like Michael Moore, Seth Rogen and Bill Maher, "American Sniper" has been the No. 1 watched film in America for the second weekend in a row.

John Ransom John Ransom: Our Best Option: GIVE MONEY AWAY

Positive stock market returns along with uncertain tax policy is driving charity. At least something is driving it.

Jared Meyer Jared Meyer: Why Uber is Booming

A recent report released by Uber sheds some much-needed light on those who drive for the technology company, and why they choose to do so. Its findings add some empirical evidence to the bitter debate over ridesharings effect on the economy, and put opponents of the new technology on the defensive.

Bob Barr Bob Barr: Of Green Lipstick and Presidential Ham

There was a time, not so long ago, when interviewing the President of the United States was considered the pinnacle of a professional journalists career.

Terry Jeffrey Terry Jeffrey: Archbishop Gomez: 'No One Has Right to Decide Who Can Live and Who Can Die'

When should it be legal for a doctor -- or anyone else -- to deliberately take an innocent human life?

Ben Shapiro Ben Shapiro: Will Republicans Go the Way of the Whigs?

In 1856, the Whig Party ran former president Millard Fillmore for president of the United States.

Austin Bay Austin Bay: Time for Obama and Ambassador Power to Account for Their Darfur Failure

For some five years, from the 2004 presidential campaign through the end of his term, indignant media headlines excoriated Republican president George W. Bush for failing to stop Sudanese dictator Omar al-Bashir's genocidal war in Sudan's Darfur region.

Paul Greenberg Paul Greenberg: The Decline of the West, Again

History doesn't repeat itself, but it rhymes. That observation has been attributed to Mark Twain but, much like Dorothy Parker in our time, old Sam Clemens tended to get credit for any saying that is wise, witty and compact. Talk about history rhyming: The unending news dispatches out of Ukraine might as well have been written in rhyming couplets.

Rachel Marsden Rachel Marsden: Rachel Marsden: Accused Russian spies come up short on intelligence

Federal prosecutors have filed espionage charges against three Russians allegedly working for Russia's foreign intelligence service, SVR.

Donald Lambro Donald Lambro: Obama And Democrats Declare All Out War On Keystone Pipeline Jobs

WASHINGTON - If you're one of the millions of people who can't find a good paying job in the Obama economy, the Democrats sent you a message this week: Get lost.

Donald Lambro Donald Lambro: Democrats' Opposition to Keystone Pipeline is Hard to Fathom

If you're one of the millions of people who can't find a good-paying job in the Obama economy, the Democrats sent you a message this week: Get lost.

Jacob Sullum Jacob Sullum: Hasty Drug Warriors Are a Menace: Prompted by a Raid That Gravely Injured a Toddler, Georgia Considers Limits on No-Knock Search Warrants

The last time the Georgia legislature considered a bill aimed at restricting no-knock search warrants, it was prompted by a 2006 drug raid in which Atlanta police killed Kathryn Johnston, a 92-year-old woman who grabbed a revolver to defend herself against the armed men crashing into her home.

Night Watch Night Watch: Kurdish Forces Make Another Attempt to Take on ISIL

Kurdish forces fired 20 Grad rockets into Mosul. This is the first Kurdish attack against the main base of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) forces in Iraq. ISIL said the rockets killed 30 civilians.

Michael Schaus Michael Schaus: Maybe Freedom Should Come with a Government Warning

Unconfirmed reports of Michael Bloomberg weeping with joy have been trickling in since the CDC decided to out-nanny the former NYC Mayor, and ban smoking at every private business in America.

Mike Shedlock Mike Shedlock: Another One Bites the Dust

The casualties continue to pile up in the wake of the Swiss National Bank dropping its peg to the euro.

D.W. Wilber D.W. Wilber: Angry?…. Clinging to Guns and Religion?

Former Democratic presidential aspirant Howard Dean thinks that the Americans who have been going in droves to see the Clint Eastwood movie American Sniper are angry...

Bill Tatro Bill Tatro: Again & Again & Again & Again...

As we enter 2015 with a worldwide bang, not a whimper, it would seem that a paradox of quotes will be the marching orders for the remainder of the year.

John Kass John Kass: John Kass: Super Bowl chant: 'Je suis Tom Brady!'

The New England Patriots and their quarterback Brady and coach Belichick have been accused of an incredibly cynical crime.

Ransom Notes Radio Ransom Notes Radio: Putin Seems Like a Pretty Good Progressive

As it turns out, a state-run Russian oil company is deeply connected with an effort to restrict US oil exploration and hydraulic fracturing. I didnt realize those Russians were such environmentalists. Doesnt it kinda say something when Progressives have to turn to Putin for financing?

Carrie Schwab Pomerantz Carrie Schwab Pomerantz: Cash or Credit, Which Is the Smarter Way to Pay?

Dear Reader: Rather than old-fashioned, I think your question is right on target. Especially with the new one-touch payment methods, such as Apple Pay, it's easier than ever to rely on credit cards.

Daniel J. Mitchell Daniel J. Mitchell: Overly Generous Fringe Benefits for Government Retirees Threaten Survival of States

As a taxpayer, I dont like the fact that government employees get paid more than folks in the private sector. But the big difference between bureaucrats and regular workers isnt so much the pay, its the fringe benefits.

Jonathan  Abbamonte Jonathan Abbamonte: Postponing Gay “Marriage” Constitutes “Irreparable Harm?”

Leave it to the homosexual lobby to defy rationality. U.S. District Judge Callie V.S. Granade has determined that protecting a childs right to a mom and a dad constitue[s] irreparable harm, and injures those children.

Bill Gunderson Bill Gunderson: DexCom: More Good News for Diabetes Patients... and Shareholders

DexCom (DXCM) stock is trading up on news that its medical app system, the DexCom Share system, to be used in conjunction with its G4 Platinum Continuous Glucose Monitoring device, received FDA approval.

Charles Payne Charles Payne: The Truth Is In The Rails

A lot of our work starts at the top down, or whats commonly referred to as macro analysis. We can take the lens further and further back to get a general picture then zoom in (micro) for details. Much is being made of the global economy, but its really about Europes perpetual fall from grace.

Crystal Wright Crystal Wright: Note to Political Reporters: Take a Page from the Sports Guys' Playbook

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said he has balls, knows how to use them and enjoys playing with his soft balls. I like them the way I like them, which is 12.5, deflated or inflated, whatever norm you are using. Uh, oh! Was Brady caught on a sex tape? (Should this op-ed be rated R for mature audiences only?) readers 18 years of age or older?)

Thomas Sowell Thomas Sowell: Random Thoughts

Who says President Obama doesn't promote bipartisanship?

John Hawkins John Hawkins: 5 Reasons Liberals Hate Soldiers Like Chris Kyle

American Sniper had a record-breaking debut.

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