Pentagon Wastes More Than $100M On Unnecessary Vehicles In Just One Year

30 Sep 2014, 3:54 pm

Over just a one-year period, the Army and Marine Corps may have wasted more than $100 million returning vehicles from Afghanistan they do not need, according to a Government Accountability Office report released Tuesday.

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Philip Klein The Department of Health and Human Services cannot legally bail out the insurance industry for excessive losses through President Obama's health care law unless the U.S. Congress approves language allowing the administration to do so, according to a legal opinion released on Tuesday by

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30 Sep 2014, 3:51 pm

(John Hinderaker)Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testified today before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about the security breach that allowed an intruder to enter the White House. The episode was a fiasco on multiple levels, and Ms. Pierson endured a sustained grilling tha

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Two massive ships collided with one another on Monday in the Suez Canal. The whole ordeal was caught on camera by another ship, according to The Blaze. “Whoa!” bystanders can be heard yelling in the video as the two container ships make contact. According to the Wall Street Journal, of

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The American Spectator

Perry: Obama Administration Must Address Oklahoma Beheading

During an appearance on Fox & Friends, Texas Governor Rick Perry called upon the White House to address the beheading in Oklahoma last week.  At this point, the FBI is characterizing the attack as an act of "workplace violence." Quel surprise. For his part, Perry characterized th

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Not surprisingly the FBI is doing its best to minimize last week's beheading in Oklahoma. Consider the commentary on Alton Nolen's Facebook page. From The Washington Post: The Moore police said that Nolen had tried to convert several co-workers to Islam. Two federal law enforcement officials told
Welcome to today’s edition of “Where are my tax dollars going?” The government’s latest creative use of tax revenue is a $300,000 study on how to ride a bike. Oh, you thought you already knew how to ride a bike? Allow the National Science Foundation to correct you: “(A
Welcome to today’s edition of “Where are my tax dollars going?” The government’s latest creative use of tax revenue is a $300,000 study on how to ride a bike. Oh, you thought you already knew how to ride a bike? Allow the National Science Foundation to correct you: “(A

The Federalist

The 3 Worst Things About Saturday Night Live’s Season Opener

Even this late in his 2nd term, Saturday Night Live is unable to poke even the slightest bit of fun at President Obama. The rest of the show is weak, too.

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The Kansas City Chiefs remind us: If you want to avoid generating outrage, the further you are from Washington or New York, the better.
When it comes to housing policy, the Left’s obsession with diversity has actually put them at odds with cultural sensitivity.
My little daughter doesn’t need to fear her body this young, NPR.

The Washington Free Beacon

Pentagon Wastes More Than $100M On Unnecessary Vehicles In Just One Year

Over just a one-year period, the Army and Marine Corps may have wasted more than $100 million returning vehicles from Afghanistan they do not need, according to a Government Accountability Office report released Tuesday.

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President Barack Obama will now attend a dedication ceremony next month for a new memorial honoring disabled American veterans, a major reversal in course that comes several weeks after the Washington Free Beacon first reported on the president’s initial decision to decline attending the event

Big Government

First Case of Ebola Diagnosed in U.S.: Health Officials

(AFP) The United States has diagnosed its first case of the deadly Ebola virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday. The patient is a man who became infected in Liberia and traveled to Texas, where he was hospitalized with symptoms that were confirmed to be caused by Ebo

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is considering whether "to ban TV stations from saying the name of Washington's football team," according to a National Journal report. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has already called on Redskins owner Dan Snyder to change the team's name, and according
After Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah was penalized for "going to the ground" and engaging in an Islamic prayer after returning a Tom Brady interception for a touchdown on Monday Night Football, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) pressured the NFL to "clarify its polic
Monday night Netflix and The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced a joint deal that will see Netflix stream the sequel to the 2000 smash"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" the same day it is released worldwide on Imax. "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend" debuts Aug. 28, 2015. Already, two

American Thinker

Confucius Shrugged

Confucius, China, and Communism in a personal history that Ayn Rand would love.

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It is important to unveil the real thoughts of Abbas in his recent speech to the UN.
If the ISIS chaps didn't exist, we'd have to invent them. Otherwise political correctness would go on and on and oppress us more and more, forever.


30 Sep 2014, 12:00 am

Even in a minefield as perilous as the modern public schoolhouse, where speaking candidly on social issues is akin to walking amidst eggshells filled with nitro, the virtues of honesty and integrity are still held in tenuous esteem.

Heritage Foundation

Political Strategists Plot How Libertarians and Conservatives Can Unite to ‘Take Back the White House’

Doug Stafford says he and his boss, Sen. Rand Paul, got into politics the same way: through their church, which inspired them to develop pro-life... Read More The post Political Strategists Plot How Libertarians and Conservatives Can Unite to ‘Take Back the White House’ appeared first o

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In Hong Kong, the streets have been filled with huge numbers of demonstrators. The post This Amazing Video Shows Thousands of Demonstrators Flooding Streets of Hong Kong appeared first on Daily Signal.
For many public school students, Common Core national standards and tests are being implemented in their classrooms this school year. Yet parent opposition has been... Read More The post School Board Tells Homeschool Family Their Curriculum Must Be ‘Guided’ by Common Core Standards appe
More than 150 state lawmakers are firing back at Google after the technology company left the American Legislative Exchange Council and its chairman, billionaire Eric Schmidt,... Read More The post Google Chairman: Climate Change Skeptics Are ‘Making the World a Much Worse Place’ a

Townhall.com

The Throat-Clearing President Versus the Throat-Cutting Terrorists

Last week, President Obama spoke to the United Nations about the growing threat of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. In the course of that speech, he discussed a wide variety of threats to Western civilization, ranging from Ebola to global warming, from chaos in Syria to China's incursions in the

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30 Sep 2014, 2:24 pm

Americans now face beheadings, gang warfare, Ebola, ISIS and a new war in Syria. It's natural to assume that the world has gotten more dangerous. But it hasn't.
Derek Jeter aka "The Captain" of the New York Yankees played his last game on Sunday. He ended his career with an RBI single in Boston, after ending his career at home in Yankee stadium with a game-winning, walk-off, RBI single. Jeter defines a leader. He has the 6th highest hit total in the history
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is a public relations genius. That's right, a real American genius if you will. If you don't believe it, then you've probably had your brains scrambled so hard that they leaked out your ear and plopped right onto the 50-yard line.

The Corner

NRO Seeks News Aggregator

National Review Online is looking for a freelance news aggregator. The work will involve reading lots of articles and compiling links. Applicants must be available to work early in the morning, and should send a résumé and a cover letter to editorial.applications (at) nationalreview.c

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Today on the homepage I write about Alton Nolen, a.k.a. Jah’Keem Yisrael, who became the latest perpetrator of “workplace violence” last week when he decapitated one former colleague at Vaughan Foods in Moore, Okla., then repeatedly stabbed another before being shot by the company
Rosie O’Donnell saw dark geopolitical implications in the National Football League’s penalization of Kansas City Chiefs player Husain Abdullah for a post-touchdown prayer, warning the football league is taking part in an effort to “propel us to war” against the I
I almost never disagree with David French, but I must take issue with part of his defense of religious views from the psychology professor who believes that evolution has overruled them. It is a well-established, empirical, uncontested fact that baboons make far more interesting sounds than does Bo

Red State

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino nukes Gov. Cuomo

Trailing Gov. Andrew Cuomo by nearly 25 points and unable to get New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, head of the Republican Governors Association, to help him take on Cuomo, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino nukes Gov. Cuomo with a remake of LBJ’s infamous “

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30 Sep 2014, 2:00 pm

One of the interesting things about the elevation of science to a secular religion is watching as science begins to mimic the behavior of religion on the eve of the Thirty Years War. In its purest form science is devoted to discovery. Truths are proven. Axioms are tested and retested. Science today
At the RedState Gathering in August, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley ticked off a rapid-fire list of accomplishments that have occurred since she has taken office. Among those many accomplishments was the signing of a bill to make state legislators more accountable to their constituents through
The crop of Democrats up for election right now were last elected in 2008. For most of the actually vulnerable Democrats, this was the first time they ran for election. All elected Democrats are always at least secretly opposed to any measures that actually promote the national security of the Unit
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