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Raul Castro and Barack Obama greet at Mandela funeral in 2013 (AP)

Cuba Deal Portends Obama Surrender on Nuclear Iran

One of the most important problems with the Cuba deal announced by President Barack Obama on Wednesday is that the favorable terms handed to the Castro regime will encourage Iran to be even more assertive in ongoing nuclear negotiations. The
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Top 10 Lies in Obama’s Cuba Speech

President Barack Obama unveiled a new U.S. policy toward Cuba on Wednesday as part of a deal that brought American Alan Gross home in exchange for three convicted Cuban spies. As he has done so often in the past, Obama
'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' Is the New 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' Is the New 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

The spectacle of media pundits, including a few conservatives, joining the protests against police by sharing selfies in the “hands up, don’t shoot” posture suggests that the #BlackLivesMatter movement is a classic social media meme–one whose participants may not quite
EU Removes Hamas from Terror List Due to ‘Paperwork’

EU Removes Hamas from Terror List Due to ‘Paperwork’

The European Union has removed Hamas from its list of terror groups after a court ruled that the correct paperwork had not been filed. According to a decision Wednesday, the Palestinian group, which has murdered hundreds of Israelis and Palestinians in
Ticket Sales Slow for Bill Maher at Berkeley

Ticket Sales Slow for Bill Maher at Berkeley

Comedian Bill Maher’s winter commencement address to the University of California at Berkeley this Saturday gained national attention after students asked the administration to rescind his invitation due to his strident recent criticisms of the Islamic faith. However, for all
Dick Cheney May Have Just Saved Lives

Dick Cheney May Have Just Saved Lives

Former Vice President Dick Cheney has defended the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and its enhanced interrogation program–what critics (and even some supporters) have called “torture.” Cheney’s defense–that what the terrorists did was worse–was a non sequitur, albeit expressing what the majority of Americans feel.

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