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Source: The Week

Jimmy Duncan, the hero America ignored

Friday 09:54 GMT

Quietly, and all this time, they had in front of them a man who showed bravery, conviction, and dedication to the idea of limited government at home and abroad.

He looked out for the interests of Main Street instead of Wall Street and voted to protect America's liberty and security at home instead of traveling the world in search of monsters to destroy. Duncan belongs to a brand of conservatism that dates back to the Eisenhower era, one that regularly opposed both the military industrial complex and big business.

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Source: Fox News

'A Moment I Will Never Forget': Perino on 10 Years Since Iraqi's Shoe-Throw Left Her With Black Eye

Saturday 15:25 GMT

Dana Perino marked ten years since the infamous Iraqi shoe-throwing incident that saw President George W. Bush ducking a journalist's flying shoe and the "Daily Briefing" host receiving a black eye.

Perino, who was White House press secretary at the time, joined Bush and then-Iraqi President Nouri al-Maliki at a Dec. 14, 2008 press conference where the two leaders opened the floor to the Baghdad press corps.

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Source: The Week

How The Weekly Standard lost its influence

Tuesday 05:09 GMT

When we learned last week that The Weekly Standard was closing, this publication's Matthew Walther asked, "Who would ever have guessed that The American Conservative, the upstart anti-war magazine founded by Pat Buchanan and Scott McConnell in 2002, would outlast Bill Kristol and Fred Barnes' neoconservative colossus?"

That is ultimately The Weekly Standard's complicated legacy: The magazine gave us some amazing writers and reporters — and helped set the stage for one of the worst foreign-policy blunders in our country's history.


“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte