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20 Oct 2014, 10:13 pm

(Paul Mirengoff)What happens when “women become men” at Wellesley College, which has always been, and purports to remain, an all women’s school? The New York Times Magazine took up the question this week in its Sunday magazine. It’s a question the Wellesley administration cou

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20 Oct 2014, 10:04 pm

(Steven Hayward)Now maybe this is just the dinner wine talking, but ponder the photos below and keep in mind that you’ve never seen Bill DeBlasio and Spiro Agnew together now, have you?  Draw your own conclusions and parallels.  (I know what you’re thinking: Step awaaaay from t

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20 Oct 2014, 9:41 pm


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The American Spectator

Two Male Strippers Are Latest Ebola Quarantine Victims

Two male strippers have entered voluntary quarantine after sitting near second Ebola nurse Amber Vinson on a plane from Ohio to Texas. Axl Goode and Taylor Cole, who are strippers and male models for romance novel book covers, decided to order themselves into isolation after realizing that the haza

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20 Oct 2014, 10:08 am

Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam passed away today at the age of 98. Whitlam came to power in 1972 under the Labor banner wresting power from the Liberal-Country coalition which had ruled the country for nearly a quarter century. Labor would earn a second term in 1974, but in November

20 Oct 2014, 10:01 am

I'm not staking my life (literally or figuratively), or my reputation on this, and not making a prediction as much as a short-term observation: After several days of media-amplified panic about Ebola, of people saying they'd be afraid to fly on Frontier Airlines and stories of people being afraid t
I believe the real reason President Obama doesn't want to be on the Supreme Court because a future President could do to him what he did to the Supremes during the SOTU address in 2010 over Citizens United. Obama wouldn't want to be in a position where he would have to sit there and take

The Federalist

Wendy Davis: Greg Abbott Might Ban Interracial Marriage

After claiming Greg Abbott didn't care about disabled people, Wendy Davis has pivoted to saying he might ban interracial marriage. His wife is Hispanic.

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A North Carolina court case involving pushy dentists showcases how bad laws let some people employ government power to block entrepreneurs.
Obama already had an Ebola Czar before he appointed Ron Klain as one. The two have several things in common, beginning with absence from Ebola meetings.
Except that we did expect it, because it's inherent in the fundamental basis of the left's argument for gay marriage.

The Washington Free Beacon

Dem Candidate Admits Obamacare Drove Up Her Healthcare Costs

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The Democratic Party’s top super PAC disclosed more than $9.2 million in September contributions on Monday, listing a who’s who of wealthy liberal donors, many associated with the secretive Democracy Alliance donor network.

Big Government

Tori Spelling Quarantined at Cedars Sinai Hospital, Doctors Suspect Enterovirus

Tori Spelling has reportedly been quarantined at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, and doctors believe the actress may have contracted Enterovirus D68, a source told The Daily Mail.  The 41-year-old actress was reportedly suffering from respiratory problems and a persistent cough, b

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Anchorman and Talladega Nights director Adam McKay is partnering with the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence to shame Congress into supporting more gun control.  He is doing so via a "parody video" which mocks pro-Second Amendment Congressional members, referring to them as gun lobby "lap
From the New York Times: Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said on Monday that the federal government should contemplate banning some flights in response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. “I think it’s something they should seriously consider, but I leave it to the experts who know this field b
Governor Bobby Jindal (R-LA) argued that President Obama will blame the US government’s handling of the spread of Ebola on Republicans as part of the next step in his crisis management on Monday’s broadcast of “The Kelly File” on the Fox News Channel. Jindal outlined Presid

American Thinker

Thought Control in Higher Education

Some recent trends in higher education insure that liberal thought control continues well into the future.

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My name is Rivka Edelman, and I am the product of same-sex parenting.  Yet I'm not exactly celebrated among the LGBT community.
There is an entire political battlefield in secondary statewide elective offices – state attorney general, state auditor, secretary of state – that we all ought to care about.

20 Oct 2014, 12:00 am

I despair at how American racism distorts discussion of a health crisis and cripples competent response to that crisis.

Heritage Foundation

A Big Win for Voter ID Laws in Texas

The Texas voter ID law, which was effective in November 2013 statewide constitutional elections, will be in place for the Nov. 4 mid-term election, representing... Read More The post A Big Win for Voter ID Laws in Texas appeared first on Daily Signal.

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Having a baby is supposed to be one of the happiest moments of your life. But for Bobby Lopez, an unusual figure in the marriage... Read More The post As His Wife Delivers Their Baby, LGBT Group Smears This Pro-Marriage Professor as International Criminal appeared first on Daily Signal.
Mitt Romney took a lot of heat on the campaign trail in 2012 for saying that “corporations are people …everything corporations earn ultimately goes to... Read More The post Here’s What Chipotle and Boy Scouts Have to Do with the Constitution appeared first on Daily Signal.
So who supports decriminalizing cocaine, heroin, LSD, methamphetamine, ecstasy and all dangerous drugs, including marijuana? No, it’s not your teenage nephew. It’s President Obama’s new... Read More The post The New Civil Rights Division Head Wants to Decriminalize Possession of A

M&A Deals Fail At Highest Rate Since 2008

In yet another potential market topping sign, M&A Deals Fail At Highest Rate Since 2008

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20 Oct 2014, 11:01 pm

The problem of pain, to borrow a title from C.S. Lewis, is that with regard to our enormous national debt, there is none.
So We recruit an Ebola Czar who knows nothing about Ebola or Medical response protocols? Excuse me for not being terribly confident Michael Tanner joined the program to talk about the economic impact of Ebola.
I wrote last year about the remarkable acknowledgement by Bono that free markets were the best way to lift people out of poverty. The leader of the U2 band and long-time anti-poverty activist specifically stated that, capitalism has been the most effective ideology we have known in taking people out

The Corner

Coburn: NIH Wasted Research Money on Massages for Rabbits

Senator Tom Coburn’s annual Wastebook, a review of questionable government spending projects, comes at a bad time for the National Institute of Health, which has attributed the ebola crisis in part to a lack of funding for vaccine research. Rabbits received Swedish-style massages at taxpayer

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President Obama handed another useful sound bite to Republicans for the last few weeks of the campaign season, boasting today that Democrats running in states where he’s unpopular are still fervent supporters of his. “A lot of the states that are contested this [fall] are states t
If you want to understand the challenge Western liberalism faces from Islamic supremacism, take six minutes to watch this extraordinary interview of Ayad Jamal al-Din, a Shiite cleric, Iraqi intellectual, and former member of the Iraqi parliament who campaigns for a democratic Iraq that separates m
The war on the “war on women” is going surprisingly well. In my Washington Examiner piece, I explain what makes women voters tick and how Republicans can do even better with them.  It doesn’t involve copying the Democrats’ gynecology tactic. 

Red State

You Will Be Made to Care

Every want to know how campaigns target precincts and work on vote totals? In tonight's show I explained how campaigns work behind the scenes. Then I did a pivot. From The post You Will Be Made to Care appeared first on RedState.

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Wendy Davis rose to fame championing the ability to rip children's skulls open, vacuum out their brains, then rip them apart. But she did it in pink sneakers, so the The post “Abortion Barbie” Wendy Davis is a Truly Horrible Person. But We Already Knew That. appeared first on RedState.
Joe Biden on The Drug War Biden has sponsored more damaging drug war legislation than any Democrat in Congress. Hate the way federal prosecutors use RICO The post Joe Biden As Reverend DIMmesdale appeared first on RedState.
I approve. Get a head start by voting early this year! Early voting in Texas starts October 20th and ends October 31st. — AFP - Texas (@TexasAFP) October 20, The post Somebody at @TexasAFP has a truly VICIOUS sense of humor. appeared first on RedState.