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The Courage of UKIP Defectors (What About the USA?)

TownHall Latest columns - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 23:35
Unlike the American Political System, third parties have more influence in the British System. 2014-12-16T00:01:00-05:00 2014-12-17T04:35:02Z Arthur Schaper

The Rise of Putinism

TownHall Latest columns - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 23:35
"Abe tightens grip on power as Japanese shun election." 2014-12-16T00:01:00-05:00 2014-12-17T04:35:02Z Pat Buchanan

The President's Budget Makes Three

TownHall Latest columns - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 23:35
Bad things always come in threes. 2014-12-16T00:01:00-05:00 2014-12-17T04:35:02Z Bill Tatro

Who's the 'Extremist' Around Here Anyway?

TownHall Latest columns - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 23:35
Among the journalistic takeaways from the late Congress' death frenzies is the equivocal plight of the two parties -- the grown-up deal makers in both cases squeezed by hardcore, do-it-our-way extremists. 2014-12-16T00:01:00-05:00 2014-12-17T04:35:02Z Bill Murchison

Bond Yields Dive

TownHall Latest columns - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 23:35
A week ago, powered by strong jobs numbers bond yields began to rally, but since then, it is back down and is gaining momentum. Obviously, there is a knee-jerk move into bonds that has paid off for years; but is there another message? 2014-12-16T00:01:00-05:00 2014-12-17T04:35:02Z Charles Payne

Masters of Deceptive Persuasion

TownHall Latest columns - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 23:35
Democrats are the masters of deceptive persuasion, meaning they will take our attention off something they have really screwed up and put it on something that's not quite so bad. And chief among those masters is he who resides at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington, D.C. 2014-12-16T00:01:00-05:00 2014-12-17T04:35:02Z Chuck Norris

Hacking Sony? It's Near Treason

TownHall Latest columns - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 23:35
The intelligence was obtained illegally. 2014-12-16T00:01:00-05:00 2014-12-17T04:35:02Z Debra J. Saunders

20 Things Liberalism Is….

TownHall Latest columns - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 23:35
Liberalism is 2014-12-16T00:01:00-05:00 2014-12-17T04:35:02Z John Hawkins

Government Ineptitude, CIA-Style

TownHall Latest columns - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 23:35
Anyone skeptical about entrusting ambitious tasks to the government was not stunned by the dismal rollout of the Affordable Care Act. It featured technical snafus, cost overruns and false advertising ("If you like your plan, you'll be able to keep it."). Things got so bad that President Barack Obama apologized and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigned. 2014-12-16T00:01:00-05:00 2014-12-17T04:35:02Z Steve Chapman

Graham thinking about presidential bid

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 22:41
Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, a conservative with a maverick streak and a folksy manner, said Tuesday that he is thinking about seeking the Republican presidential nomination.

Obama signs $1.1 trillion spending bill into law

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 21:58
With little fanfare to mark a rare bipartisan achievement, President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed a massive, $1.1 trillion spending bill that keeps the government operating over the next nine months.

Man who waterboarded 9/11 mastermind slams CIA report on torture

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 21:44
The man who waterboarded Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the so-called mastermind of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, told Megyn Kelly on Tuesday that the CIA's program of using enhanced interrogation techniques did not amount to torture, despite recent accusations in a Senate-issued report.

Cruz apologizes to fellow senators for inconvenience of weekend vote

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 21:27
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas apologized to his fellow senators at a weekly lunch Tuesday for “personal hardship” they endured after he forced the Senate to do business over the weekend.

Liasson on Pakistan attack: 'worry is it could have happened in Afghanistan'

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 20:28
Mara Liasson said Tuesday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that the administration’s plan to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan would be under much closer scrutiny if the terror attack that killed at least 141 people at a military-run school in Pakistan had occurred in Afghanistan instead.

Congress votes to extend tax breaks through 2014

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 20:27
Banks, retailers, commuters and teachers will keep their temporary tax breaks for another year after Congress gave final approval Tuesday to a massive tax package affecting millions of businesses and individuals.

TSA head: Threat from terrorism worse now but US better able to combat it

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 19:50
The outgoing and longest serving head of the Transportation Security Administration says the threat from terrorism is worse now than when he took the job four years ago, but the U.S. is better positioned to combat foreign plots.

Senate OKs Tony Blinken for No. 2 job at State Department

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 19:29
The Senate voted on Tuesday to approve President Obama's nominee to be deputy secretary of state, despite criticism from Sen. John McCain and other Republicans.

NIH has spent $100M on mindfulness meditation

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 16:41
“The advantage of this is that it actually doesn’t cost anything,” said Karen May, a vice president at Google, explaining how her company offers “mindfulness” classes to its employees.

Keystone pipeline to top Senate agenda next year

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 16:29
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell declared Tuesday that approving the Keystone XL pipeline will top the Senate agenda in January, potentially setting up an early veto confrontation with President Barack Obama.

Officials claim surge in health law sign-ups

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 15:57
Sign-ups under President Barack Obama's health care law surged last week, driven by a deadline for getting covered by Jan. 1, officials said Tuesday. Unlike last year, the HealthCare.gov website was working well.

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