Jubilation: Israel and Syria trade fire as Islamists seize territory along tense border

27 Aug 2014, 11:41 am

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27 Aug 2014, 11:30 am

“The reality is” this: MSNBC was made for a commentator like Professor Michael Eric Dyson. His flattering of President Obama, sanctimonious disdain for conservatives, rhythmic cadence, “academic” status and great love for all things race-related have allowed him to be a

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Michael Barone Florida has a seriously contested governor’s race this year — the RealClearPolitics average of recent polls shows Republican incumbent Rick Scott leading 43.5 percent to 42.5 percent over Democrat (and former Republican Governor) Charlie Crist — and I thought it migh

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Byron York Marco Rubio's office got in touch this week to say the Florida senator and possible 2016 GOP presidential hopeful wanted to discuss immigration. washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential

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The American Spectator

Now It’s Official

To the surprise of no one not on controlled substances, Rick Scott and Charlie Crist overcame weak primary opponents in a low turn-out election Tuesday to become the Republican and Democratic nominees for Florida governor. So it’s officially Mr. Sunshine against Mr. Clean (anyone who has seen

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Beijing Today China’s big cities look much like urban areas anywhere else in the world. There are cars, lots of cars. What I didn’t expect was to see a Christian “fish” on an auto. In traffic. In Beijing. Christianity is real, growing, and visible. “Religion is on the
Warren Buffett must pen another letter to his favorite uncle. The last one was a little too cloying. It was a personal missive, which somehow wound up on the top of the op-ed page of the New York Times on November 16, 2010. Here are a few of the key passages: DEAR Uncle Sam, My mother told me to s

27 Aug 2014, 3:00 am

It’s obvious to anyone paying attention that the trend away from party affiliation is gaining steam. In January a Gallup poll showed no less than 42 percent of respondents identified themselves as independent voters, with both Democrats (31 percent) and Republicans (25 percent) operating at 2

The Federalist

Radfems Versus Trans: A Different Breed of Catfight

Why would those we’d expect to march in a transgender rainbow parade rain on it instead?

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History shows how local, mutual aid fed hungry children, covered medical emergencies, and empowered working-class men—no formal government necessary.
Moral clarity in recognizing the evils of ISIS can sometimes stop us from asking hard questions about how we plan to deal with them.
Gov. Bobby Jindal has gone to war to oust the Common Core tests that extend the hand of the federal government directly into classrooms

The Washington Free Beacon

The Nutty Professor

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Silvia Lopez’s family arrived in the United States hoping to escape a government that rewarded entrenched interests over individuals. Now Lopez is fighting for her voice to be heard—and she could change the state of labor in California.
Experts continue to warn against a U.S. alliance with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to defeat Islamic militants as the Obama administration looks for partners in the regional fight.

Big Government

Eurocrat Accused of Stoking 'Russophobia' With Stalin Jibe

Europe’s brand-new Justice Commissioner has only been in the job five weeks, but she has already made her own unique contribution to worsening relations between the European Union and their eastern cousins by using ‘black ribbon day’ to remind Russia they started the Second World

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Governor Bobby Jindal (R-LA) reported that the Obama administration dumped over a thousand illegal immigrants on his state without notifying him.  “In my state, the Obama administration sent over a thousand children without telling us, without telling social services, without telling th
Britain's most senior counter-terrorism officer has said that almost half of British jihadists who travelled to Syria have evaded police detection. The Times says Mark Rowley, of London's Metropolitan Police, made the admission as he called for friends and relatives to report people they believe t
Can anyone with any shred of decency not be left feeling desolate and driven to righteous anger by the news from Rotherham? At least 1400 girls, some as young as eleven, repeatedly gang raped, abducted, prostituted, beaten, intimidated, made to watch pornography of the most vile kind, even doused

American Thinker

Conservatism's Family Snapshot

If we are to counter the Left's poisons, we must first win the battle of hearts and minds by showing that ours is the better road to achieving temporal happiness.

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27 Aug 2014, 12:00 am

The bullet flying over any Black boy's head is more likely to be fired from a firearm brandished by another Black person than by a cop.
Presuming that Islam‘s faithful warriors and shamans will give up their supremacist mindset by stroking their egos and stifling all criticism of their holy book is a dangerous delusion.
This is not a matter of ending Bush's war, though that's how Barack Obama sees it.  Rather, it is a golden opportunity.

Heritage Foundation

Okinawa: Long Overdue Progress on U.S. Marine Base

After years of delays, Japan finally made welcome (if minimal) progress on constructing a planned U.S. Marine Corps airfield on Okinawa. Workers installed buoys and... Read More The post Okinawa: Long Overdue Progress on U.S. Marine Base appeared first on Daily Signal.

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About a year before the birth of Obamacare, Dr. Keith Smith, director of the Surgery Center of Oklahoma, posted all the prices for his center’s... Read More The post This Doctor Posts All His Prices. And His Business Is Booming. appeared first on Daily Signal.
Millions of Americans are expected to pay a fine rather than buy health insurance. Obamacare’s individual mandate forces people to either purchase a government-approved level... Read More The post Who Will Have to Pay Obamacare’s Individual Mandate Fine? appeared first on Daily Signal.
Justice Department lawyers say that it would be “too onerous” to  retrieve lost emails from Lois Lerner when she was head of the Internal Revenue Service’s tax-exempt division. Last... Read More The post In Under 60 Seconds, George Will Takes Down Claim Th


Jackie Robinson West, Pardon the Adult Sympathy

Boys, I'm hoping you can forgive us grown-ups for some of the nonsense coming out of our mouths after the Little League World Series.

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In some prominent corners of the liberal media, the grousing has begun about President Obama's habit of hitting the golf course during crises without any concern for looking cavalier.
Contrary to what you may have heard, the armored vehicles that appeared on the streets of Ferguson, Mo., during the unrest that followed the police shooting of Michael Brown did not come from the Pentagon. "Most of the stuff you are seeing in video coming out of Ferguson is not military," Rear Adm.

26 Aug 2014, 11:01 pm

Can you imagine a television program airing in America that portrayed Muhammad as a foul-mouthed pothead? Given that earlier this year ABC canceled Alice in Arabiaa show about an Arab-American who goes to live with her grandparents in Saudi Arabiabecause CAIR (the Council on American-Islamic Relatio

The Corner

Hamas Wins

From the start of the fighting in Gaza this summer, the Obama administration publicly insisted on a return to the status quo ante, specifically a ceasefire based on the outlines of the agreement that ended the 2012 Gazar war. Given the administration’s steadfast commitment to doing nothi

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Rick Perry’s political-action committee is capitalizing on the Texas Republican governor’s recent arraignment by selling merchandise memorializing it. Supporters can now wear Perry’s mugshot on a t-shirt reading “WANTED: For Securing the Border and Defeating Democrats,
Should workers have to pay union dues to keep their job? Unions think so — their contracts require companies to fire workers who do not pay up. Fortunately, many states have passed “right-to-work” (RTW) laws that prohibit this coercion. Unions, however, have blocked right-to-work
The editorial board of the New York Times has declined to endorse New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary — and also has declined to endorse his opponent, the poetically named Zephyr Rain Teachout, a professor at Fordham law school associated with the 2004 Howard De

Red State

USPTO’s slurring of the 2nd Infantry Division must not stand

In 1972 the Washington Redskins registered their modern graphical logo, USPTO Registration Number 986668. In their Blackhorse v. Pro Football, Inc. decision, USPTO's Trademark Trial and Appeal Board decided it was disparaging at the time it was filed. That's interesting because the Second Infantr

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Did you happen to catch this story the other day at National Journal? “Only one week after Sen. Mitch McConnell took the CEO of Delta Air Lines to breakfast in the exclusive Senate Dining Room last month, the airline executive and his wife wrote $10,000 worth of checks to
On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Mollie Hemingway to discuss feminism through the eyes of Beyonce, what the modern feminist movement has become and why HBO's "Girls" may be secretly produced by Rick Santorum. The post Mollie Hemingway on Mode
We’re all going to die or something according to the latest hysteria from the United Nations now that government bureaucrats have sufficiently added hype and hyperbole to the IPCC report on global warming a/k/a climate change. Folks, I do not care. Let me assure you that the world is not goin