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April 14, 2015

Sen. Marco Rubio announced on Monday that he will seek the 2016 Republican presidential nomination — and there are compelling reasons why the Florida legislator would be a strong candidate in a White House race. 1. His fundraising prospects are good. He has hired a leading GOP fundraiser — Anna Rogers, finance director for American Crossroads, Karl Rove’s political advocacy…

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April 14, 2015

Many voters will hold their noses but still pull the lever for Clinton. As Hillary Clinton famously said, “What difference at this point does it make?” The difference is that half of Americans believe the other half are insane if they vote the Clintons back into the White House. The sane voters know that Hillary Clinton is not trustworthy and…

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April 14, 2015

Statistician Nate Silver: Hillary has 50 percent chance to win White House Prominent statistician Nate Silver, who runs the FiveThirtyEight website, said Sunday that it’s a tossup right now as to whether Hillary Clinton could secure the presidency in 2016. Silver based his prognostication on several factors, including President Obama’s approval ratings, the current electoral map and the economy. “Clinton’s…

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April 13, 2015

At best, the ten-year window in Obama’s proposal will buy enough time to see real change in its government. Next week brings a constitutional moment illustrating a paradox of Barack Obama’s presidency. The catalyst of the drama is legislation proposed by Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, asserting Congress’s foreign-policy responsibilities and prerogatives. The paradox is this:…

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April 13, 2015

Jay Cost diagnoses the problem, with a lot of help from James Madison. Jay Cost’s new book is about political corruption. Not Watergate or blue-dress corruption but the kind that is often not illegal. A Republic No More: Big Government and the Rise of American Political Corruption is “about corruption as a permanent, institutionalized feature of our government.” This has…

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April 13, 2015

How to Read the Bible Like a Seminary Professor: A Practical and Entertaining Exploration of the World’s Most Famous Book releases on March 3, 2015. This book is the first Bible reference work (1) that I have ever read cover to cover, and (2) that has ever made me laugh out loud.  Recently, the book’s author, DTS academic dean Dr….

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April 10, 2015

The only useful aspect of the sucker’s deal on Iran’s nuclear program is that it’s providing a moment of political clarity in Washington. About a dozen Senate Democrats and independents loudly insisted for over a year that they opposed the direction of the administration’s nuclear talks, that they wanted more sanctions, and that Congress should have a say on any…

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April 10, 2015

(CNSNews.com) – Utah, Texas, and North Dakota, where taxes are low, are the most economically vibrant states in the country, according to a new report. The high-tax states of New York and Michigan rank at the bottom. Additionally, the report found, millions of people left highly-taxed states for low-tax states between 2003 and 2013. The 8th edition of Rich States…

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April 10, 2015

President Barack Obama’s comment at this week’s Easter Prayer Breakfast that some Christians are acting “less-than-loving” is the latest in a string of remarks and actions that some say suggest he has an anti-Christian bias. “On Easter, I do reflect on the fact that, as a Christian, I am supposed to love, and I have to say that sometimes when…

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April 10, 2015

While the nation debates whether Christian business owners should be forced by the government to cater same-sex marriages, the military is embroiled in its own dispute over religious freedom. In two high-profile cases, military chaplains have been punished for citing their religious beliefs during private counseling sessions and other official events, sparking questions about what military chaplains are allowed to…

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April 10, 2015

This column by Frank Bruni in The New York Times is lighting up a lot of us this morning, judging by my e-mail. It captures the spirit animating the LGBT movement and its allies. That the most powerful newspaper in America would feel comfortable publishing this is a signal. This is not a war we have chosen, but make no…

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