Climatistas Can’t Keep Their Story Straight, Part 2

21 Sep 2014, 9:34 pm

(Steven Hayward)Or maybe I should call this series “Scenes from the 97 Percent.” Because settled science! No sooner do I note that one expert writes in the New York Times yesterday that planting trees might be the wrong thing to do than a sharp-eyed Power Line reader points us to a featu

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21 Sep 2014, 9:00 pm

Previously unpublished correspondence between Hillary Clinton and the late left-wing organizer Saul Alinsky reveal new details about her relationship with the controversial Chicago activist and shed light on her early ideological development.

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Byron York NEW YORK -- It's hard to make a really big protest march about just one thing. Back in the days of giant rallies against the Iraq war, all sorts of groups wanted in on the action.

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(Paul Mirengoff)The Wall Street Journal reports: Since Thursday, Islamic State rebels, backed by tanks and other heavy armor, have seized control of more than 60 villages near the regional capital of Ayn al-Arab, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a monitoring group. The extremist

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The American Spectator

Kerry Seeks Iran's Help Against ISIS

You know things are going badly in terms of recruiting a broad coalition against ISIS if the Obama Administration is seeking Iran's help. During a UN Security Council Meeting on Iraq, Secretary of State John Kerry said, "There is a role for nearly every country in the world to play, including Iran.

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19 Sep 2014, 11:48 am

With 26 of 32 precincts reporting, the BBC is projecting that Scotland has voted against independence. The No forces are expected to win 55% of the vote.  As Quebec referendums have become a permanent feature of Canadian politics, Scottish referendums will become a permanent feature of U.K. po
Less than 24 hours after the Scottish Referendum, SNP Leader and Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has announced he will step down in November. Although the Yes side lost by a 10 point margin, it is certainly far better than anyone expected. So I doubt there was any pressure brought to bear on h

19 Sep 2014, 3:00 am

When Scotland “voted” on union with her southern neighbor 307 years ago, English troops flowed to the border and English pounds flowed through the Scottish parliament. English force sought, unlike Hadrian, to welcome and not repel. The parliamentarians quietly voted “yes”; t

The Federalist

Proof That Sarah Palin Derangement Syndrome Is Real

Sarah Palin is a good way to tease out Freudian levels of weirdness. But why are conservative women such a threat? Is it their embrace of life?

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Washington's foolish approaches to the Islamic State will not destroy them or discourage others from following in their footsteps.
I have a few theories about why parents nowadays hover about their kids like hornets.
The Scottish referendum should prompt some long-overdue soul-searching among the Brits, and to some extent it already has, which is a good sign.

The Washington Free Beacon

The Hillary Letters

Previously unpublished correspondence between Hillary Clinton and the late left-wing organizer Saul Alinsky reveal new details about her relationship with the controversial Chicago activist and shed light on her early ideological development.

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21 Sep 2014, 2:10 pm

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power predicted on Sunday that the United States would not carry out airstrikes in Syria alone and suggested that some nations have already indicated they would participate in striking Syria, despite the current lack of public support.
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D., La.) spent her Saturday in Baton Rouge and was photographed holding a beer tap to a man's mouth while he performed a keg stand.
New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton warned that there is an increased threat of a terrorist attack against the city, writing in a special New York Daily News column that the the presence of social media threats made by the terrorist group "heightens this concern."

Big Government

Driver Arrested in Ferguson After Protesters Claimed He 'Bumped' Them

Although the media have since lost interest, protests continue to rage in Ferguson, Missouri. This weekend, police arrested a driver after protesters charged that he had "bumped" them with his car as they blocked the street. Two protesters were also arrested for damaging the man's car and resistin

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On Sunday, former President Bill Clinton made efforts to further distance Hillary Clinton from President Barack Obama's unpopular foreign policy by stating that the Obama administration should have armed Syrian rebels years ago, a position Hillary Clinton claims she took at the time. "I agree wit
Former President Bill Clinton declared on Sunday that his economic policies dwarfed those of former President Ronald Reagan. "When I was president, I've told you this before--one of the things I was most proud of is we moved 100 times as many people from poverty into the middle class as moved und
Democratic strategist Joe Trippi said on Sunday that it would be a "miracle" if Democrats manage to fend off a Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate come Nov. 4. "I would gauge that Republicans are likely to pick up between five and eight seats," Trippi said on Fox News Sunday. Trippi added, "I

American Thinker

Crony Capitalism and Progressive Desperation

Why progressives inevitably turn to crony capitalism.

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That's right: science confirms the safety of hydraulic fracturing.
That's what it takes to defend the vile messages from a professor who seems to consider himself entitled to tenure at a prestigious university.
It long ago became clear to me that, despite all the pretense, protesting and politicking, no one who has ever seriously thought about equality actually believes in it.

Heritage Foundation

Conservatives Decry Obamacare’s Hidden Abortion Coverage

Conservatives in Congress are taking President Obama to task for breaking a promise to Americans, if not outright lying, that taxpayers’ money won’t pay for... Read More The post Conservatives Decry Obamacare’s Hidden Abortion Coverage appeared first on Daily Signal.

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Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., today said Congress is “absolutely” abdicating its constitutional power to declare war by leaving Washington, D.C., without authorizing war in either... Read More The post Dem Rep.: Congress ‘Abdicating’ Constitutional Power by Leaving D.C. Withou
Former United Kingdom Prime Minister Tony Blair commended President Obama for his strategy to defeat ISIS, but noted that over time, there may be a need... Read More The post Tony Blair: Obama Is ‘Absolutely Right’ With Plan to Defeat ISIS appeared first on Daily Signal.
Replaying the video of President Bush’s 2007 warning against a premature withdrawal U.S. troops from Iraq is all the rage. Millions of Americans have “gone... Read More The post What Obama Could Learn From George W. Bush About War appeared first on Daily Signal.

Beheadings: Brought To You By “The Religion Of Peace”

Thanks to Islam, "beheading" has been re-introduced into our daily discussions.

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Since military operations began in Afghanistan in late 2001, few movies have focused predominantly on the sacrifices that military families make each and every day.
They want to end fossil fuels and capitalism, control our lives and impose eco-utopia
If you live in New York you may have heard of him, but outside the area his name may be a mystery. Robert Caro, famed author of four books on Lyndon Johnson, wrote his first book about him for which he won the Pulitzer Prize. The book was later named one of the one hundred greatest non-fiction books

The Corner

Ponnuru: Dems Running Away from Obama a Strategy 'That's Always Tempting and Never Works'

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We all know this to be true (at least on a superficial level, since we often seem to forget). But Tyler Vigen has put some fun examples on Internet of time series that are correlated but where a causal relationship between the two is extremely unlikely. For example, the chart below shows that the
I would like to add something quick to Kevin’s post. (I’m too nervous to watch every pitch of the Tigers versus the Royals.) I spent some time near the crowd today — and that crowd was more like a mob, in my view. Swarms of zealots, screaming — literally screaming — ag

Red State

Ten Years at Redstate

My morning routine used to be coffee, bagel and a newspaper. When the scandal called Rathergate broke, the phrase "fake but accurate" jarred my brain. I fired most mainstream media in September 2004. That’s when I joined Redstate. As Vladimir, I lurked at Redstate for a while before contribut

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On Tuesday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announced his energy plan. It was the second such plan to come out of America Next, Jindal’s policy shop that is plainly developing a national policy agenda ahead of the presidential campaign that Jindal is obviously preparing (like all potential ca
This week on the RedState Weekly Briefing Caleb Howe, Thomas LaDuke, Joe Cunningham, and I are joined by our very own Moe Lane to discuss General Election DOOM!!(??), the War on ISIS/ISIL, and the White House fence jumpers. All that and more on tonight’s show. We should be live just after 7 p
Barack Obama is a lying, cheating, no-good, paranoid manipulator who keeps telling you that he's going to change, but never does. And his friends are just as bad... but you can do something about his friends. The post Americans for Shared Prosperity’s ‘Barack Obama as dysfunctional ma