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GOP lawmakers fight plan to bring more illegal immigrant children to military bases

Republican lawmakers are challenging the Obama administration over a newly announced plan to expand the use of U.S. military bases to house illegal immigrant children, warning that it will put a strain on troops and threaten military readiness. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Pulse of the People: Why We’re Likely to See More ‘Worst’ Presidents

A reflection of the nation’s polarized political climate shows up in changing answers to a poll question. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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California’s Death-Penalty Regime Ruled Unconstitutional: It Should Have Been Buried More Than 50 Years Ago

On July 16, 2014, U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney invalidated California’s death penalty. After reviewing voluminous evidence he held that: Inordinate and unpredictable delay has resulted in a death penalty system in which very few of the hundreds of individuals sentenced to death have been, or even will be, executed by the State. It […]

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Health Insurers Set To Give Out More Obamacare Refunds

WASHINGTON — An obscure Obamacare feature may net health insurance customers $ 332 million this year. That’s the total insurance companies will have to give back to customers this year under an Affordable Care Act provision designed to keep companies from overcharging consumers, the Department of Health and Human Services announced on Thursday. Including this […]

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Why Obama Wants Israel to “Do More”

Michael Crowley, TimeAs the death toll in Gaza escalates, so does the pressure from Washington on Israel to limit the killing. President Obama has conveyed his “concern” about Palestinian civilian casualties to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “Hell of a pinpoint operation,” John Kerry sardonically cracked on Sunday. Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright […]

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O’Reilly: “In This Age Of Social Media, Americans Are Becoming More Apathetic”

Bill O'Reilly on why President Obama gets a pass. Full News here – RealClearPolitics Video Log

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The NYPD Is Getting A Training Overhaul, And That May Mean More Tasers

New York City police officers have been ordered to go through a mandatory retraining in the use of force, police commissioner William Bratton told reporters Tuesday. The order follows the death of Eric Garner, a 46-year-old father of six, who died after being put in a chokehold while under arrest in Staten Island last week […]

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Tunnels Matter More Than Rockets to Hamas

Michael Mukasey, WSJEarly in the current clash between Hamas and Israel, much of the drama was in the air. The Palestinian terrorist group launched hundreds of rockets at Israel, and Israel responded by knocking down rockets in the sky with its Iron Dome defense system and by bombing the rocket-launch sites in Gaza. But the […]

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Presidents Find Occasions, Far More than Occasionally, for Proclamations

The practice of scoring political points with official documents has flourished since the Truman administration. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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O’Donnell: “Increasingly More Sophisticated” Rand Paul Is Winning Battle With Cheney & Perry

LAWRENCE O'DONNELL:  Rand Paul is a very good student of the foreign policy mistakes of his party, and Rand Paul and his writers have become increasingly more sophisticated in how they pick and phrase their fights with the intervene-and-consider-the-consequences-later crowd in the Republican Party. And as of tonight, Rand Paul is winning that fight. In […]

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