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5 Ways the Iranians Have Made Obama Look Like an Idiot

On Tuesday, the Iranian government test-fired ballistic missiles in violation of international agreements. When called on it, they threatened to walk away from a deal cut with the Obama administration and the G5+1 last year that freed the country of sanctions in return for commitments to stop nuclear arms development.

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Debate Grades: Donald Trump Flip-Flops and Flounders, But Will It Matter?

Thursday night’s contentious, explosive, and altogether humiliating crapshow of a debate may not have any impact on the Republican nomination race. Donald Trump has a significant delegate lead; Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) trails him heavily in Florida; Ohio Governor John Kasich has precisely one state in which he matters; and Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) has to wait for a consolidated field beyond Super Tuesday in order to compete with Trump nationwide.

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It’s Time for Rubio to Go

On SEC Super Tuesday, Donald Trump cleaned up. He won seven states and now leads the field with 319 delegates entering a comfortable stretch for him before winner-take-all states kick in.

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7 Worst Moments from the Oscars

The Oscars on Sunday night represented a perfect showcase for the self-congratulatory left. From transgenderism to Black Lives Matter, from global warming to campus sexual assault, every hot button issue for the left received a turn on camera. And when one Republican appeared, the show seemed to stop for just a moment, before continuing on in its journey to leftist utopia.

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Fascist American Universities 2016: Notes from Cal State Los Angeles

I have spoken at college campuses for well over a decade. I’ve been booed, protested, targeted for hate mail. I have never seen or experienced anything like the near-riot that occurred at California State University in Los Angeles on Thursday afternoon when I came to speak.

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Mr. Pope, Tear Down This Wall

The Pope obviously has his priorities well in order: he says he can’t judge homosexuals who consider themselves Catholic, but he’s happy to judge anyone in favor of border control. He’ll rip capitalism – the very economic system acting as a magnet from the Marxist countries of Latin America – and jabber about global warming, but say little to nothing about the Christians and Jews being slaughtered in the Middle East by Muslims.

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Three Reasons Not to Trust Republicans’ Failure Theater on Justice Scalia Replacement

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has now promised to stifle any judicial nominee President Obama makes for the Supreme Court following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. “The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice. Therefore, this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president,” he stated.

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Twilight of the Gods: New Hampshire Voters Reject Clinton , Bush Dynasties in Epic Defeats

On Tuesday night, the establishment of both parties got hammered. On the Democratic side of the aisle, the most establishment candidate in American history, Hillary Rodham Clinton, got demolished by a 74-year-old loonbag socialist – she’s currently losing by more than 20 points in the state that saved her campaign in 2008, and a state she led by 56 points one year ago.

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Media Pay Homage to Trayvon Martin on 21st Birthday. Here’s the Real Story.

On Friday, Trayvon Martin’s name began trending again on Twitter. It’s been four years since Martin was killed by neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida – and today was Martin’s birthday. That meant that the media took the opportunity to reinforce the myth of St. Trayvon of the Blessed Hoodie, victim of brutal white racism. So, here’s the real Trayvon Martin story.

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Exit Polls: Late Movement Hurt Donald Trump, Boosted Marco Rubio

With Ted Cruz’s come-from-behind victory in Iowa and Marco Rubio’s surge, we now move forward to New Hampshire knowing less than we did coming into Iowa. Will Donald Trump collapse? Does Rubio have any plans to win any state before mid-March? Can Cruz consolidate enough support to stop either one of the other two candidates? Iowa gave us few indicators.

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Cruz Draws First Blood

The fight didn’t end tonight. It began. There are three viable candidates for the Republican nomination. But the frontrunner, at least for now, is no longer Donald Trump. It’s the best-organized, best-funded, most conservative member of the field: Cruz.

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The Final Countdown: Republican Debate Grades

The Republican candidates sans Donald Trump held their final debate Thursday night before the Iowa caucuses. The elephant in the room was Trump’s absence: would it hurt him? Would it help him?

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What Does a Trump-Free Debate Look Like?

So, with Donald Trump presumably out for tomorrow night’s final Republican debate before the crucial Iowa caucuses, what will that event look like?

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WSJ’s Stephens: Cruz Should Go Screw Himself

We’re one week out from the Iowa caucuses, and it’s becoming crystal clear that for the establishment, there’s one man who must be stopped: Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX). The latest emissary of the anti-Cruz establishment right is the Wall Street Journal’s Bret Stephens.

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Is Donald Trump Conservative? Here’s the Rundown

It’s worthwhile exploring Trump’s worldview. To do that, we must separate two elements of that worldview: his current positions, and his historic positions. The first goes to supposed conservatism, and the second goes to credibility – even if he says he’s conservative today, should you believe him?

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How Ted Cruz Can Win Iowa

In the aftermath of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin’s endorsement of Donald Trump, conventional wisdom says that Trump is back on top in the first primary state of Iowa after Ted Cruz jumped ahead in the state polls a few weeks ago.

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Trump vs. Cruz: Wrecking the Establishment vs. Standing with Conservatism

The battle between Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Donald Trump has now divided insurgent Republicans into two camps: those who prize conservative values over all else, and those who prize slapping the establishment over all else. That, in essence, is the dividing line between the two candidates.

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Donald Trump Vs. Ted Cruz: How Does It Play Out?

Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has launched into a full-scale attack on Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), the only candidate who had, until now, escaped Trump’s scorn and outrage.

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Republican Debate Grades: Big Night For Cruz, While Trump Consolidates His Lead

The penultimate Republican debate prior to the Iowa caucuses contained plenty of fireworks, a plethora of great moments, and Governor John Kasich (R-OH) air chopping pineapples. There were winners, there were losers, and there were also-rans. It was, in short, the most telling debate thus far in the campaign.