The Kobani conundrum

21 Oct 2014, 12:06 am

(Paul Mirengoff)Turkey has finally agreed to allow Iraqi Kurdish forces to cross its border with Syria to help fight ISIS and thereby relieve the besieged town of Kobani. For weeks, Turkey had refused to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters or weapons to cross its border in support of the Kurdish fighters d

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A new kind of weirdness: Common Core math discourages finding the right answers.  Our Education Establishment hopes to stamp out “answer getting.”

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21 Oct 2014, 12:00 am

Barack Obama, the president with the least understanding of military affairs of any on record, is fighting this as a limited war, a war of “containment” with no overall strategy.

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Leave it to Karl to orchestrate a cover-up that actually hides information exculpatory to his President and his party. He did just that on the issue of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs) in Iraq.

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The American Spectator

Two Male Strippers Are Latest Ebola Quarantine Victims

Two male strippers have entered voluntary quarantine after sitting near second Ebola nurse Amber Vinson on a plane from Ohio to Texas. Axl Goode and Taylor Cole, who are strippers and male models for romance novel book covers, decided to order themselves into isolation after realizing that the haza

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20 Oct 2014, 10:08 am

Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam passed away today at the age of 98. Whitlam came to power in 1972 under the Labor banner wresting power from the Liberal-Country coalition which had ruled the country for nearly a quarter century. Labor would earn a second term in 1974, but in November

20 Oct 2014, 10:01 am

I'm not staking my life (literally or figuratively), or my reputation on this, and not making a prediction as much as a short-term observation: After several days of media-amplified panic about Ebola, of people saying they'd be afraid to fly on Frontier Airlines and stories of people being afraid t
I believe the real reason President Obama doesn't want to be on the Supreme Court because a future President could do to him what he did to the Supremes during the SOTU address in 2010 over Citizens United. Obama wouldn't want to be in a position where he would have to sit there and take

The Federalist

Wendy Davis: Greg Abbott Might Ban Interracial Marriage

After claiming Greg Abbott didn't care about disabled people, Wendy Davis has pivoted to saying he might ban interracial marriage. His wife is Hispanic.

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A North Carolina court case involving pushy dentists showcases how bad laws let some people employ government power to block entrepreneurs.
Obama already had an Ebola Czar before he appointed Ron Klain as one. The two have several things in common, beginning with absence from Ebola meetings.
Except that we did expect it, because it's inherent in the fundamental basis of the left's argument for gay marriage.

The Washington Free Beacon

Pro-Israel Protesters Disrupt Anti-Semitic Met Opera

Pro-Israel protesters disrupted the opening performance of the New York City Metropolitan Opera's production of "The Death of Klinghoffer," a controversial opera that critics say condones anti-Semitism and terrorism against Jews. The Met's production of the opera, which begun its run on Monday even

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Big Government

Levin: Immigration Shows Obama Doesn’t Look Out For the Little Guy

Talk radio host and author of “The Liberty Amendments,” Mark Levin reacted to news that the US government is planning admit 100,000 Haitians into the US next year on Monday. “I just want to know where American citizens are going to find jobs,” he wondered. Levin said that

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Editor's Note: This story appeared in today's version of The National Post.  There are “clear indications” that a 25-year old man who injured two Canadian soldiers in a hit-and-run Monday near Montreal “had become radicalized,” the Prime Minister’s Office says. Po
Editor's Note: This shocking story appeared in today's edition of the Toronto Star.  MONTREAL—A 25-year-old Quebec man killed by police after striking two Canadian Forces personnel with his car was known to national anti-terrorism investigators as someone who had taken to radical Islam,
Mark Steyn, author of “The Undocumented Mark Steyn,” argued “the week we’re in right now,” “ought to be a teaching moment” on Monday’s “Sean Hannity Show.”  “The week we’re in right now, Sean, ought to be a teaching mom

American Thinker

This is What You Get When You Reduce Everything to 'Activism'

Obama spends all his time doing politics, raising money and dividing people, and sensibly resting up on the golf course in between his exhausting fund-raising gigs. To hell with governing.

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Leave it to Karl to orchestrate a cover-up that actually hides information exculpatory to his President and his party. He did just that on the issue of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs) in Iraq.
The mainstream media continues the cover-up of Islamist violence in the United States.
The military leaders of ISIS are following the same tactics used by Muhammad more than a thousand years ago

Heritage Foundation

A Big Win for Voter ID Laws in Texas

The Texas voter ID law, which was effective in November 2013 statewide constitutional elections, will be in place for the Nov. 4 mid-term election, representing... Read More The post A Big Win for Voter ID Laws in Texas appeared first on Daily Signal.

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Having a baby is supposed to be one of the happiest moments of your life. But for Bobby Lopez, an unusual figure in the marriage... Read More The post As His Wife Delivers Their Baby, LGBT Group Smears This Pro-Marriage Professor as International Criminal appeared first on Daily Signal.
Mitt Romney took a lot of heat on the campaign trail in 2012 for saying that “corporations are people …everything corporations earn ultimately goes to... Read More The post Here’s What Chipotle and Boy Scouts Have to Do with the Constitution appeared first on Daily Signal.
So who supports decriminalizing cocaine, heroin, LSD, methamphetamine, ecstasy and all dangerous drugs, including marijuana? No, it’s not your teenage nephew. It’s President Obama’s new... Read More The post The New Civil Rights Division Head Wants to Decriminalize Possession of A

M&A Deals Fail At Highest Rate Since 2008

In yet another potential market topping sign, M&A Deals Fail At Highest Rate Since 2008

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20 Oct 2014, 11:01 pm

The problem of pain, to borrow a title from C.S. Lewis, is that with regard to our enormous national debt, there is none.
So We recruit an Ebola Czar who knows nothing about Ebola or Medical response protocols? Excuse me for not being terribly confident Michael Tanner joined the program to talk about the economic impact of Ebola.
I wrote last year about the remarkable acknowledgement by Bono that free markets were the best way to lift people out of poverty. The leader of the U2 band and long-time anti-poverty activist specifically stated that, capitalism has been the most effective ideology we have known in taking people out

The Corner

Coburn: NIH Wasted Research Money on Massages for Rabbits

Senator Tom Coburn’s annual Wastebook, a review of questionable government spending projects, comes at a bad time for the National Institute of Health, the head of which has attributed the Ebola crisis in part to a lack of funding for vaccine research. Rabbits received Swedish-style massages

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President Obama handed another useful sound bite to Republicans for the last few weeks of the campaign season, boasting today that Democrats running in states where he’s unpopular are still fervent supporters of his. “A lot of the states that are contested this [fall] are states t
If you want to understand the challenge Western liberalism faces from Islamic supremacism, take six minutes to watch this extraordinary interview of Ayad Jamal al-Din, a Shiite cleric, Iraqi intellectual, and former member of the Iraqi parliament who campaigns for a democratic Iraq that separates m
The war on the “war on women” is going surprisingly well. In my Washington Examiner piece, I explain what makes women voters tick and how Republicans can do even better with them.  It doesn’t involve copying the Democrats’ gynecology tactic. 

Red State

Jason Carter, Jimmy’s Grandson, Thinks Our Rights Come From the Government

Jason Carter is who the Democrats have chosen to lose in the gubernatorial race this year in Georgia. Carter is History's Greatest Monster's grandson. He's a Duke grad. He's a The post Jason Carter, Jimmy’s Grandson, Thinks Our Rights Come From the Government appeared first on RedState.

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I like to point out how the Net Neutrality / Title II Reclassification gang makes inconsistent arguments, for example complaining about 'fast lanes' even as it pushes for Title II The post Tech at Night: The real motivation of the Net Neutrality gang appeared first on RedState.

20 Oct 2014, 9:37 pm

Every want to know how campaigns target precincts and work on vote totals? In tonight's show I explained how campaigns work behind the scenes. Then I did a pivot. From The post You Will Be Made to Care appeared first on RedState.
Wendy Davis rose to fame championing the ability to rip children's skulls open, vacuum out their brains, then rip them apart. But she did it in pink sneakers, so the The post “Abortion Barbie” Wendy Davis is a Truly Horrible Person. But We Already Knew That. appeared first on RedState.