Women to GOP: Get with the times

28 Aug 2014, 10:04 am

Ashe Schow Women think the Republican Party is “intolerant,” “lacking in compassion” and “stuck in the past,” according to a new report from the Karl Rove-backed Crossroads GPS and American Action Network. The report, provided exclusively to Politico, shows that

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MONS Belgium (Reuters) - Well over 1,000 Russian troops are operating inside Ukraine, marking a significant escalation of Moscow's military involvement in the country, NATO said on Thursday.

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Free range, helicopter-parented, or somewhere in between?

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28 Aug 2014, 9:41 am

(Scott Johnson)The historian Jeffrey Herf writes at the American Interest of the emergence of a pro-Hamas left: On July 31, 2014, a group of left-leaning historians called “Historians Against the War” posted an open letter to President Obama denouncing Israel’s actions in the Gaza

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The American Spectator

Democrats’ Wishful Thinking


Democrats are engaging in wishful thinking by claiming Republicans want Obama impeached. Democrats’ reality is that they are stuck with Obama. He has become their biggest political liability, which is only likely to get worse. The only thing that can save them is a Republican misstep. Obama i

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Some of the “The Eternal Verities,” things everyone seems to know seem do not change from one year to the next; others, like life itself, are subject to updates. Here are some of both: When you look at “Frequently Asked Questions” on a website, the question you have will no


28 Aug 2014, 3:00 am

For the past 25 years, the Bard Summer Music Festival has offered classical music lovers a unique way to spend summer vacations: two weekends in August packed with concerts and lectures focused on the life and work of one composer. This year, to celebrate its 25th anniversary, Bard staged a Schuber
The target was Hillary Clinton. Calling the famously liberal former Secretary of State “a war hawk,” Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) added in a recent Meet the Press appearance: “You know what? We are tired of war.… We’re worried that Hillary Clinton will get us involved in

The Federalist

It’s Actually Time For A Constitutional Moment

Libertarians and conservatives must join hands to protect the Constitution, or lose it.

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Holding the 2024 Olympics in Washington, D.C. would be a civic and moral abomination.
Could feminists stop encouraging women to see themselves as victims? Consider the story told by Emma Sullivan, a high-achiever upset over a photo caption.
Sharing a pregnancy earlier could change the way our society views pregnancy, and pregnancy loss, for the better.

The Washington Free Beacon

More than 1,000 Russian Troops Operating in Ukraine

MONS Belgium (Reuters) - Well over 1,000 Russian troops are operating inside Ukraine, marking a significant escalation of Moscow's military involvement in the country, NATO said on Thursday.

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Students at the University of Oregon began their fall semester on Monday amid controversy over conduct charges filed against a female student for making a joke.
President Obama is heading back up north for a fundraiser with 250 Wall Street high-rollers shelling out $32,000 a piece to get in the door, according to the New York Post.

Big Government

College Hoops Preview: Supermodel, Midnight Pearl, Most Improved Teams

AUBURN - Last year fans chanted "Amanda" over and over to celebrate coach Andy Enfield and his wife and former Maxim swimsuit cover Amanda Marcum making the Sweet 16. This week Auburn fans started the first week of FOOTBALL by chanting "free at last" for basketball coach Bruce Pearl's suspension en

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For most NBA players, the journey to the big time includes at least a year at a Division I college. Some stay on campus 2-4 years, while others skip the whole college game and enter the association straight out of high school. Players also come from smaller colleges and from ot
Children as young as 12 are being given contraceptive implants by government health boards in Scotland, many without their parents’ knowledge, raising concerns over their vulnerability to sexual exploitation. The drugs have not been tested on minors, and the long term health effects of usin
LOS ANGELES, California -- A badly decomposed body was discovered in a drainage ditch on a Los Angeles County freeway in Lakewood, California in the early morning hours on Thursday.  A Caltrans worker discovered the body around 1:30 am while conducting routine maintenance. The body was report

American Thinker

Finally, Abstinence Triumphs!

The triumph of abstinence education should be encouraging to pro-life, pro-marriage, and pro-family activists, scholars, and legislators.

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The idea is magic, in that it’s transformative and incredibly illustrative – and fanciful in that it’s never going to happen.


28 Aug 2014, 12:00 am

The intellectual playbook about race relations in America, the theory intellectuals embrace, is and has been for a long time the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee.
Some of the biggest, most prominent Israel supporters who are also Jewish have remained silent – specifically Steven Spielberg, David Geffen, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and Barbra Streisand.

Heritage Foundation

Jindal Challenges Obama’s “Unlawful Coercion” into Common Core

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R) filed a lawsuit in federal court yesterday against the Obama Administration over its use of federal funding and waivers from... Read More The post Jindal Challenges Obama’s “Unlawful Coercion” into Common Core appeared first on Daily Signal.

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Boko Haram, the terrorist group operating in north-eastern Nigeria and northern Cameroon that drew headlines this spring after kidnapping over 250 female students, aligned itself... Read More The post Group That Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls Makes Alliance of Convenience With ISIS appeared first o
The Islamists have … infiltrated a lot of schools in Britain and indoctrinated young British Muslims who have then become jihadists and gone on to... Read More The post How Britain Became a Breeding Ground for Jihadists appeared first on Daily Signal.
In March, Chris Sourovelis’ son was caught selling $40 of heroin to an undercover police officer. Officers from the Philadelphia Police Department responded by raiding... Read More The post Family Could Lose Home Over Son’s Drug Possession appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

Paul Krugman Accidently Got Something (Almost) Right

Full body shiver I really loath the sentence Im about to type. In fact, I hate it so much, Ive retyped it almost a dozen times; and there is no better way of articulating the disturbing truth: Paul Krugman was right.

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In the map, the Tax Foundation has adjusted the value of $100 according to its spending power in each state, or rather, for each state's relative purchasing power parity, and in doing so, has shown that 100 U.S. dollars is not worth the same in each state in terms of how much of a defined basket of
When 276 Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped from their dormitory in Chibok on April 14, 2014, many in the western world were outraged and demanded justice. Sadly, although about 70 girls managed to escape the grips of the Boko Haram terrorists, little if anything was done to rescue the remaining vi


27 Aug 2014, 11:01 pm

WASHINGTON -- Immediately after his telephone call consoling the Foley family on their son's grisly murder at the hands of Islamofascists, President Barack Obama took a powder.

The Corner

Lowry: 'Deep Ambivalence' by Obama WH in Dealing with Islamic State

​Make sure to read more of Rich’s commentary on President Obama’s approach to the growing threat in the Middle East in his latest piece, “Obama’s Iraq War.”

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Government coercion of the financial sector to make irresponsible loans was the primary driver of the 2007-08 financial meltdown. Yet, as we’ve previously observed here, “Washington has searched every place but within for a scapegoat” – with the Obama Justice Department purs


28 Aug 2014, 8:44 am

Kevin Glass highlights the CBO’s latest take on this subject: Over the next few years, CBO expects that the rate of labor force participation will decline about 1/2 percentage point further… the most important of those factors is the ongoing movement of the baby-boom generation into


28 Aug 2014, 8:24 am

David Adesnik on hawkish tea partiers. Ryan Anderson on interracial marriage and same-sex marriage. Catherine Thompson on Bob McDonnell’s “crazy-wife defense.” Nick Rowe on barter and recessions.

Red State

Rachel Maddow, neocon.

Of course I wrote  that with malice aforethought.  What’s the point of this gig if I can’t insert a needle here or there? That doesn’t detract from the slightly dark humor coming from this appearance of Maddow on MSNBC *: Rachel Maddow made a rare daytime

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28 Aug 2014, 9:12 am

Vanderbilt University has decided student groups on campus cannot determine their own leadership. Consequently, a muslim can run the Christian group, a global warming skeptic can run the Earth First group, a Republican can run the College Democrats, etc. You get the idea. The rule came in part beca
I am sure that we have all seen the ads where some highway safety department or another attempts to threaten the citizenry into compliance with some set of traffic laws or another. The Federal government spends about a billion dollars a year promoting these ads in the form of grants to state a


28 Aug 2014, 3:30 am

Members of the Democratic Party are soiling themselves over Barack Obama’s plans for unilateral, executive ordered immigration reform. They should be. Barack Obama has shown time and time again he does not care about them. Just a couple of weeks ago, Democrats were openly complaining in the N
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