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The American Dream Peddlers

Progressives’ vision of government requires it to be the gatekeeper to the good life. 

For National Review OnlineJim Geraghty writes: Tuesday the Washington Post… 704 more words

Politics

​FBI ‘intentionally and unlawfully’ used No Fly List to recruit Muslims as informers

The FBI used a no-fly list to recruit four US Muslims as informants, violating their constitutional rights to freedom of speech, association and religion. That’s the claim being made by four US Muslims in a New York federal court Tuesday. 890 more words

WORLD NEWS

Wizards' Beal Still Trolling Chicagoans About Deep Dish Pizza

(CBS) As if the Bulls being down 2-0 in their first-round series against the Wizards wasn’t enough, fans around here have had to endure being trolled by Washington guard Bradley Beal’s belief in pizza tastes for two days straight now. 196 more words

Sports

Police look for shell casings on the estate of Frederick Douglass; 3 shot in Historic Anacostia on Easter Sunday

The Southside is the apocalyptic side of the metropolis.

Around each corner in Anacostia is an unknown glimpse of either a faded and forgotten history or a seemingly random outburst of violence. 407 more words

Homebodies...

Catherine Rampell at The Washington Post explains why buying a house is stupid (well, she puts it slightly more diplomatically).

The fact that Americans still financially fetishize homeownership baffles me. 228 more words

Social Commentary

Prepping for a Ukrainian Massacre

By Robert Parry | Consortium News | April 22, 2014

Between the anti-Russian propaganda pouring forth from the Obama administration and the deeply biased coverage from the U.S.

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Deception

Federal pediatric medical research act passes Senate, heads to White House

A bipartisan pediatric medical research bill named for Loudoun County childhood cancer awareness advocate Gabriella Miller was passed by unanimous consent in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday and will go to President Obama to be signed into law………The bill diverts to research $126 million over 10 years from a rarely used fund used to finance national political conventions. 24 more words

Pediatric Medical Research