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A staffer at a local radio station in upstate New York lashed out at a Republican congressman earlier this month, expressing hope that his Democratic challenger would win in November and telling the career Army officer to get a “real job.”

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Ashe Schow Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis trails her opponent Greg Abbott by double-digits, so she needed to shake things up during Tuesday night’s debate. Davis decided to go after Abbott for a 2004 ruling that allowed the Texas government to keep confidential records pertaining t

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned under fire on Wednesday after a series of security lapses came to light involving the protection for President Barack Obama.

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The American Spectator

The Next Time the Obama WH Tells Reporters They Can't Interview People

Earlier this week, First Lady Michelle Obama went to Milwaukee to make a speech on behalf of Mary Pratt, the Democrat gubernatorial candidate challenging Scott Walker. Prior to the event, aides for both the White House and the Pratt campaign told reporters they could not interview anyone in the cr

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The Democrats’ biggest worry heading toward November is Obama’s fall from grace with his base. This could make things even worse for them than currently expected. Democrats’ only hope to offset Republicans’ anticipated midterm surge is their base’s high turnout. Howeve
Not so long ago the Left was mocking Oklahoma for joining the “anti-Sharia movement,” treating its worries about creeping radical Islam in America as paranoid. Liberals chortled over the silliness of the state’s measure to prevent judges from considering Sharia law in any of their
Let’s see if we can all agree on a few points: 1. Whether our leaders wish to accept it or not, it is a fact that throughout America’s history, including current times, there have been and are people who do not subscribe to our way of life and wish to destroy us. Such people have been a

The Federalist

Voting Is Already Way Too Easy

As Americans, we must make sure that democracy is equally onerous for all races and creeds.

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President Obama's team has added meat to his My Brother's Keeper initiative. Here's a deprecatory ode.
With several notable exceptions, ‘A Skeptic’s Guide to Climate Change’ is a welcome departure from alarmist climate-change rhetoric.
With five weeks to go until the elections, here's a rundown on how the Senate races look.

The Washington Free Beacon

Public Radio Station Lashes Out at GOP Congressman

A staffer at a local radio station in upstate New York lashed out at a Republican congressman earlier this month, expressing hope that his Democratic challenger would win in November and telling the career Army officer to get a “real job.”

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned under fire on Wednesday after a series of security lapses came to light involving the protection for President Barack Obama.
The White House announced that it will not follow strict standards imposed by President Barack Obama last year to avoid civilian deaths in its airstrikes when it comes to military operations in Syria and Iraq. The decision comes just weeks after the State Department said that it supports an investig

Big Government

Obama Condemns Israel--After Meeting with Netanyahu

White House spokesman Josh Earnest read out a condemnation of Israel's latest plans for construction in East Jerusalem, just hours after President Barack Obama had received a visit from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday.  The new construction, which was reportedly decided

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Retired four-star Marine Corps General John Allen, former commander of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan, and current envoy to the Obama administration for the global coalition against ISIS admitted “it could take years” to train the Syrian rebels to fight ISIS
On Wednesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with President Barack Obama at the White House, where Netanyahu lectured Obama on the need to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. Actually, Netanyahu went further, urging Obama to stop Iran from reaching a nuclear “threshol
Wednesday on CNN's "Wolf," Democratic National Committee chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) predicated Democrats will keep the U.S. Senate in the November midterms. Wasserman Schultz said, "We'll have an election in which we pick up seats in the House of Representatives and I think th

American Thinker

Oklahoma Terror and Gun Control

The Oklahoma beheading doesn’t just undermine the Leftist narrative of Muslims as a persecuted minority -- it also presents a problem on the issue of gun control.

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When the royal invalids come to town, hundreds of thousands of individuals are inconvenienced; frustration rises, and time and money are lost.
Saudi Arabia discovers the truth of the ancient Arab proverb, 'the enemy of my enemy is my friend'.
Republicans just don’t get it; it’s not personal, it’s all about power.

Heritage Foundation

China Cutting Off News of Hong Kong Protests

As protesters in Hong Kong continue their demands for greater democracy, China’s Communist government is restricting media coverage of the events to the rest of... Read More The post China Cutting Off News of Hong Kong Protests appeared first on Daily Signal.

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Tired of long lines at TSA airport checkpoints? Today, the Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) began a transition to private security screeners rather than Transportation... Read More The post Dropping the TSA: 19th Airport Joins More Efficient Private Screening Program appeared first on Da
One small Virginia town is the target of a racial discrimination complaint from a fair housing group and a shuttered college that would have benefited from a plan... Read More The post Saying ‘No’ to Undocumented Minors Lands Town in Hot Water appeared first on Daily Sign
Jeb Spaulding’s unexpected departure as secretary of the Vermont Agency of Administration spells the loss of one of Gov. Peter Shumlin’s trusted advisers at a... Read More The post Job Losses Adding Up in America’s Most Liberal State appeared first on Daily Signal.

Hillary vs. the GOP Field of Dreams

People love the perception of Hillary Clinton because her record is as thin as the bench of Republicans who have hinted at taking a run for president in 2016.

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THERE IS a transfixing passage in the High Holy Day liturgy, recited on Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, which depicts God sitting in judgment of mankind, reviewing each person's deeds and deciding who will live and who will die.
In a recent stunt that flamed out, Netflix led an online effort to incite their consumers into taking action on net neutrality that would ultimately benefit the companys own bottom-line. The company tried to fake a slowdown of the Internet on its site to mimic what they claim could happen without ne

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Weakening the Islamic State while strengthening the Islamic Republic would be a blunder of historic proportions.

The Corner

Getting Defensive

A lot of journalists have made the point that this fall, Democrats are on the offensive on social issues and Republicans are running away from them. (I’m one of them: I offered an argument that, at least on abortion, Republicans are making a mistake.) William Saletan illustrates the point by

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Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that Dallas-area schoolchildren came into physical contact with the first Ebola patient ever to be diagnosed in the United States. He said that they are being closely monitored for any sign of infection. “I know that parents are
The Catholic diocese of Harrisburg is teaching boys they shouldn’t wrestle girls and girls that they should expect and want more from boys and men than being slammed by them in a ring. Sounds sensible. A local columnist denounces the diocese for an “archaic” “decree.”
One month ago, some pollsters weren’t even including Kansas’s independent candidate Greg Orman in their surveys. Now, after a surprising withdrawal from the Democratic candidate and an unexpected turn of events, Orman is leading Republican incumbent Pat Roberts, according to a new surve

Red State

Cindy Sheehan: Democrats support war because of “reverse racism”

One of the questions everyone has been asking since 20111, when Obama started his slow motion, unilateral and ineffectual wars against a lot of stuff in the Arab world, is where the hell is Cindy Sheehan? Sheehan, you may recall, was the frothing, addled woman who shambled about the political lands

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In terms of direct influence both Rick and I think these tactics are not going to motivate Democratic voters to go to the polls on Election Day. The post RedState Interview: Rick Wilson and I discuss the Democrats’ Cruel Emails of Fear. appeared first on RedState.
With 1,600 military “advisers” on the ground in Iraq, 2,300 of our troops being deployed to the Middle East as a “special purpose marine air ground task force,” and ongoing airstrikes being conducted in Iraq and Syria against ISIS’s jihadist army, it is absolutely stun
Governor Bobby Jindal was the star of a Christian Science Monitor breakfast on September 16. C-SPAN has the full video During the breakfast he got an incredibly trolly question on evolution from a reporter hostile to his possible Presidential run. I love how he handled it, and more conservatives