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20 Oct 2014, 12:07 am

(Paul Mirengoff)I’ve offered mostly criticism, and only very occasional praise, for President Obama’s campaign against ISIS. I just haven’t been able to see how the president’s campaign is likely to destroy or seriously degrade the Islamist barbarians. I’m happy to repo

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President Obama has truly worn out his welcome. Not only do Democratic candidates for office not want to admit they voted for Obama, but during a campaign rally Sunday for Maryland Lt. Governor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown, Democrats walked out en masse ten minutes into Obam

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The liberal media are ignoring the developing story detailing the fiduciary incompetence of the Department of State (DOS) during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State.

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20 Oct 2014, 12:00 am

The logic of multiculturalism has dictated the White House response to the Ebola crisis. That logic, however, doesn’t fly with ordinary citizens.

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The American Spectator

Democrats Walk Out on Obama During Campaign Rally in Maryland

President Obama has truly worn out his welcome. Not only do Democratic candidates for office not want to admit they voted for Obama, but during a campaign rally Sunday for Maryland Lt. Governor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown, Democrats walked out en masse ten minutes into Obam

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19 Oct 2014, 11:58 am

I tuned in Fox News Sunday while enjoying breakfast this morning. There was a segment with Democrat Chairwomanperson Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Republican Chairnerd Reince Priebus. What a mismatch. A scorpion and a gerbil. A termagant and an invertebrate. I am woman hear me roar versus Revenge of
Well, thank heavens. The White House has appointed a lawyer, political consultant and investment firm general counsel as our new Ebola Czar, the person in charge of managing and coordinating America's response to Ebola nationwide. President Barack Obama will appoint Ron Klain his "Ebola czar," kno
Yesterday, President Obama stated his opposition to imposing a travel ban on West African countries afflicted with the Ebola virus on the grounds that it would make the country less safe. Yet when the FAA imposed the travel ban to and from Israel back in July it was done so on the basis that it was

The Federalist

New Ebola Czar Ron Klain Is A Long-Time Lobbyist, Democratic Operative

Ron Klain, Obama's pick for Ebola czar, is a long-time lobbyist, Democratic operative, and White House staffer.

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The World Health Organization just announced that Senegal has "ended Ebola transmission" within its borders. The country instituted a travel ban in August.
Virginia's state-owned liquor stores already mark up prices 69 percent before excise taxes. Why must Terry McAuliffe ask more?
The world lied to me. I never knew motherhood would be so crazy and so good.

The Washington Free Beacon

Greg Orman Dodges Voter Question About Abortion

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Many attendees of an Obama campaign rally headed for the exits shortly after the president began speaking Sunday evening.
The campaign of Illinois gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner (R) is asking the Chicago Sun-Times to disclose that one of its political reporters is married to a Democratic consultant with ties to incumbent Democrat Pat Quinn.
On Sunday, Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) continued to call for a travel ban on individuals coming from the three West African nations impacted by the recent Ebola outbreak.

Big Government

Biden's Son Keeps Law License Despite Drug-Related Navy Reserve Discharge

Despite being cashiered out of the Navy Reserve for testing positive for cocaine, Vice President Joe Biden's son is still being allowed to practice law and won't lose his Connecticut law license. Late last week the Wall Street Journal reported that in February of this year Hunter Biden, 44, teste

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In an interview that aired on Huntsville, AL CBS affiliate WHNT, Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) emphasized the need for the United States to get a grasp on its immigration policy, particularly because of the potential for the spread of infectious diseases brought into the country due to uncontrolled illega
Multiple media sources are reporting that at a campaign rally in Maryland, Sunday, crowds dispersed early as President Obama made an appearance in support of Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown, the Democratic candidate for governor. Reportedly, within ten minutes of his speech, people star
I figured it out. America is now engaged in Hollywood diplomacy. #Diplomacy was a 140 character failure so now we have a TV drama to demonstrate a successful Secretary of State aka Madame Secretary fighting against Iran and our enemies around the globe. Apparently when Iran and other enemies see f

American Thinker

This Lesbian's Daughter Has Had Enough

My name is Rivka Edelman, and I am the product of same-sex parenting.  Yet I'm not exactly celebrated among the LGBT community.

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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.

20 Oct 2014, 12:00 am

The logic of multiculturalism has dictated the White House response to the Ebola crisis. That logic, however, doesn’t fly with ordinary citizens.
Some recent trends in higher education insure that liberal thought control continues well into the future.

Heritage Foundation

Should a Republican Be Allowed to Edit a Democrat’s Wikipedia Page?

A dispute between the Republican research firm America Rising and a Wikipedia editor named “Jehochman” has triggered a debate about editing Wikipedia pages during political campaigns. Jonathan Hochman, founder of... Read More The post Should a Republican Be Allo

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Martha Boneta says a regional conservation group has trespassed repeatedly on her small farm in Paris, Va., about an hour outside Washington, D.C. Boneta says... Read More The post Farmer’s Harassment Claim Against Green Group to Get Airing appeared first on Daily Signal.
Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told Chuck Todd this morning on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that the World Health Organization was... Read More The post Why Weren’t US Hospitals Equipped to Handle Ebola Patients
Former Gov. Mike Huckabee is calling on “every pastor in America” to send their sermons to Annise D. Parker, the Houston mayor who is under fire... Read More The post Mike Huckabee Wants to Send a Message to Houston Mayor With ‘Thousands’ of Sermons, Bibles appeared fir

Kansas Senate Race is a National Election

Former Democrat House Speaker Tip ONeills political wisdom that All politics is local has been a staple in political thinking for many years.

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Washington states I-594 has massive money pouring into it, because its apparently the only gun-control measure on the ballot this fall anywhere across the country. There are actually two dueling gun measures in the state.
Im sure that macroeconomic models have grown more sophisticated today, but they still cant predict very well.
Cuba to the rescue Thats right: The communist Caribbean country is stepping up to help fight Ebola in Africa. Of course, it should be pointed out that the world isnt exactly clamoring for Cuban healthcare whenever an epidemic breaks out.

The Corner

Sweet and Sour Krauts: Studies of the Two Germanies

The Boston Globe rounds up comparative studies of how life worked in East and West Germany during their forced 40-year experiment in radically different economic systems. In addition to the clear distinction in financial performance, the division of Germany produced a wealth of information about ho

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American C-130 aircraft dropped weapons, ammunition, and medical supplies to help the Kurdish forces in Kobani, a Syrian town on the border with Turkey, that’s currently under siege by the Islamic State. The town almost fell to the Islamic State last week, with jihadists occupying significant
My Dutch colleague Dr. Stan Veuger takes on ShadowStats in his latest op-ed: ShadowStats publishes “alternate” measures of inflation and pretends to do so by employing the methods the statistics bureau used to employ, that is, by ignoring the fact that we consume different goods and s
National Institute of Health director Francis Collins should not have suggested that increased spending would have averted the Ebola crisis, according to one of the top NIH officials responding to the disease. “I don’t agree with that,” Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the Nation

Red State

The Blood on Obama’s Hands

When conservatives consider the casualties of Obama’s national security policies, their attention is drawn quite naturally to Benghazi. In this shameful episode, the Obama Administration sacrificed an ambassador and three The post The Blood on Obama’s Hands appeared first on RedState.

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19 Oct 2014, 11:00 pm

Please make plans to join me on a conference call the day after the mid-term elections, Wednesday, November 5th from 9-10am. I will review the results and give you my The post Post-Election Call appeared first on RedState.
Let's just establish something right here, right now: Self-proclaimed Clinton Democrats are struggling this election cycle, and not even their powerful namesakes may be enough to save them. Both Bill The post If the Clintons were serious about the South, they’d stump in West Virginia. appeare
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