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Continetti: We Can’t Overlook China’s Role in Negotiations With North Korea

Washington Free Beacon editor in chief Matthew Continetti on Sunday argued the United States can’t overlook China’s role in the negotiations with North Korea. “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd noted how it appeared President Donald Trump was making progress with North Korea until North …

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U.S. Missionary Home After Two Years Behind Bars in Venezuela

By Jonathan Landay and Angus Berwick WASHINGTON/CARACAS (Reuters) – American missionary Josh Holt, held by Venezuela without trial on weapons charges since 2016, returned home with his wife on Saturday after the South American country’s socialist government unexpectedly released them. They were welcomed to the …

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Having a Professional Drive to Your Home and Clean Your Guns Is More Practical Than You Might Think

When I first heard about the concept of having somebody come to my home to clean my guns, I thought, “Well, that’s a nice idea for rich folks with more guns than time.” But when High Caliber Weapons Detailing showed up to my apartment, I …

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CFPB Political Battles Will Reignite in June When Mulvaney’s Term Is Up

Because Mick Mulvaney was only appointed to the “acting director” position within the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau last fall, he is term-limited by law in that role to 210 days, a deadline which will come June 22. Mulvaney, who also heads the Office of Management …

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Miracles Aren’t Free

At the heart of Jonah Goldberg’s excellent new book is one simple, startling fact. It looks something like this: For most of our history, humanity has been impossibly poor. But in the last several hundred years, total human wealth exploded, raising the living standards of …

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Chuck Todd: ‘It Galls Me’ That Bill Clinton Hasn’t Apologized to Monica Lewinsky for ‘Ruining Her Life’

CNN anchor Jake Tapper appeared on NBC host Chuck Todd’s “1947: The Meet the Press Podcast” on Thursday, and both men harshly criticized former President Bill Clinton for his affair with Monica Lewinsky. Clinton’s sexual relationship in the 1990s with Lewinsky, who was a young …

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Group Says Steyer’s Town Halls Fail His Own Standards for Transparency

A group in support of workers in traditional energy sectors says Tom Steyer’s highly promoted town halls aren’t living up to Steyer’s own words on transparency because event organizers are generally banning recordings by the general public. Power the Future, an advocacy non-profit, sent one …

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An Abstract Approach

I had taken about 15 steps into the Chicago Art Institute’s spring exhibit, “Helen Frankenthaler Prints: The Romance of a New Medium,” when I heard what I dreaded I would. “This looks like something a five-year-old made,” an older man muttered to his wife. It …

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Conservatives Outraged Trump Has Not Withdrawn Colombia Ambassador Pick

Conservatives in the Washington diplomatic community are expressing outrage that President Trump has not rescinded the nomination of a career foreign service officer who was a part of Hillary Clinton’s inner circle at the State Department to become U.S. ambassador to Colombia. The Senate Foreign …

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Clinton Bashes ‘Troubling’ Electoral College as ‘Odd System’

Hillary Clinton continued to attack the Electoral College system used to elect U.S. presidents on Friday, calling it an “odd system” and contrary to the idea of “one person, one vote.” “I know this is another really obvious thing to say. Vote in every election, …

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