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The Real Danger To Democracy

March 29, 2017 by

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By Daniel Hannan ~ I’m ashamed to say that I can’t remember whether or not I met PC Keith Palmer, the policeman murdered by Khalid Masood in Parliament last week. I have been in and out through those gates often enough, greeted in that polite, slightly wry manner that British coppers use. But, like most […]

Australian Politics – Prime Minister Turnbull’s China Extradition Deal Thwarted. Left Shocked

March 29, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ It is astonishing how little the Left cares for human rights now that it has the cultural upper hand. Free speech is just a “niche issue”. And now Fairfax’s Mark Kenny even thinks presumption of innocence and fair trials are merely the concerns of “populists”. The issue? A Turnbull government plan to quietly […]

Trump Eyes Politicized Climate, Energy Budgets

March 28, 2017 by

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Trimming the climate fat and refocusing on authorized agency missions By Larry Bell ~ The Trump Administration is taking a cool fiscal position on feverish global warming alarm-driven regulatory agendas. Politicized EPA, NASA, NOAA, and DOE programs will be targeted for special discipline. Curbing EPA overreach New EPA administrator Scott Pruitt is certain to withdraw […]

WashPost Prints Op-Ed: ‘NPR And PBS Don’t Need Tax Money Anymore’

March 27, 2017 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The Washington Post published an op-ed on Sunday headlined “NPR and PBS don’t need tax money anymore.” Manhattan Institute vice president Howard Husock is uniquely qualified on the topic: he’s a former producer for Boston PBS superstation WGBH and now serves on the board of directors of the Corporation for Public […]

Pray For Sanity

March 27, 2017 by

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By Daniel Greenfield ~ Pray for London, Brussels and Paris. Then pray for Berlin, Nice and London again. And when you’re done, it might be your city’s turn to be on the wrong end of that hashtag. Pray that on the way to work you don’t get run over, shot or stabbed by a man […]

Australia’s ABC Media Measures Every Diversity Except Diversity Of Thought

March 27, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The ABC measures every diversity except diversity of thought, which surely counts most. The publicly funded SBS shares the same obsession with identity politics, meaning we get exactly the same Left-wing politics, only delivered with an accent or by a woman: The latest report card on ABC boss Michelle Guthrie’s push […]

Islamic Threat: It’s Elementary, Judge Watson

March 26, 2017 by

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By Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt, USMC (RET) ~ Dating back to ancient Greek times, a form of military punishment involved the condemned passing between two rows of fellow soldiers who pummeled him with sticks and switches as he walked through. Although a sword-bearing soldier in front of and facing the condemned ensured he did […]