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  • Former Texas Rangers president Nolan Ryan, right, shared the front row with former President George W. Bush as Ryan made his return, with his new team the Houston Astros, at the Globe Life Park in Arlington, TX on Friday, April 11, 2014.(AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Tom Fox)

    Van Jones tries to tie George W. Bush to Benghazi scandal

    Van Jones, the former green czar under President Obama, attempted to deflect criticism of the current White House's handling of the Benghazi terrorist attack by casting eyes at the previous administration and suggesting that nobody hounded George W. Bush when embassies were bombed under his watch.

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    Van Jones mocks Zimmerman trial: Black kids have to wear tuxedos to buy candy

    Reacting to the not-guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial, noted liberal Van Jones asked: What? Do black children now have to dress up to go buy candy?

  • ** FILE ** Van Jones focused on green jobs, enterprise and innovation as a special adviser on the Council on Environmental Quality.

    Ex-Obama czar Van Jones takes to Twitter to tout arrest — that he requested

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  • Fox News Channel chief Roger Ailes shrugs off the idea that, at age 71, he may have mellowed. "When there is an occasion, I will do what I have to do, and I will win. Is that mellowing? I tend to see it more as picking my battles a little better than I used to." (Associated Press)

    Van Jones: Roger Ailes calling Obama 'lazy' is racist

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  • ** FILE **  Van Jones is seen at the National Summit in Detroit in on June 16, 2009. The White House issued a statement early Sunday saying Mr. Jones had quit the administration. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

    Van Jones: 'Rand Paul was a hero yesterday'

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  • Christopher Jordan Dorner (Associated Press)

    CNN host: Can Dorner teach us anything about gun violence?

    CNN's Carol Costello asked her panel a question Wednesday morning that might have a few people scratching their heads. The "CNN Newsroom" host asked nonprofits founder Van Jones, Politic365's Jason Johnson and The New York Times' Ross Douthat if the Christopher Dorner case teaches us anything about guns.

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    LANDRITH: Van Jones' campaign for election fraud

    Throughout history, political extremists have attacked their opponents, seeking to silence and suppress those with whom they disagree. Some form of bullying is almost always their chief weapon. These extremists invariably try to undermine democracy itself and silence their opposition.

  • Illustration: Protest by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    WOLF: My challenge to Occupy Wall Street

    Are you listening, Van Jones? Precious few moments in America's story have offered an opportunity like the one we have before us to realign politics and bend the long arc of history toward liberty. Occupy Wall Street activists decry the bank bailouts just as Tea Partyers have since 2009. Fine. If the occupiers really mean it, they should join the fight to finally end not just bailouts to banks, but all forms of corporate welfare.

  • Van Jones' "Take Back the American Dream" conference gets under way in Washington on Monday. "You are going to see an American fall, an American autumn, just like we saw the Arab Spring," Mr. Jones told MSNBC. (OurFuture.org)

    Inside the Beltway

    Former "green jobs czar" Van Jones hopes to ally the progressive cause with the middle class, using a page or two from the tea party playbook, perhaps.

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    VADUM: White House-ACORN smoking gun

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  • Illustration: Van Jones by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    KNIGHT: American dream or socialist nightmare

    There are few things more galling than communists lecturing Americans on how we can live up to our "values." A case in point is former Obama administration "green jobs czar" Van Jones rhapsodizing about the union rent-a-mobs in Madison, Wis., Indiana and coming to a city near you.

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  • "You are going to see an American fall, an American autumn, just like we saw the Arab Spring," Mr. Jones told MSNBC.

  • Mr. Jones said, during a recent appearance on "Crossfire" on CNN: "First of all, there were 13 embassy attacks under George W. Bush.

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