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Becket Adams Outgoing Secret Service Director Julia Pierson tendered her resignation Wednesday, the inevitable conclusion to her agency’s major security failings and just one day after her brutal grilling before the House Oversight committee. Pierson, the first woman to head the Secret Servic

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Paul Gonzalez In a security council meeting held Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said he would not restrict the Internet access of Russian users. He did, however, stress the need to ensure Russia’s “information security” in the wake of cyber attacks on state websites.

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White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest admitted Wednesday that the administration only learned yesterday of an incident in which President Obama was greeted in an elevator by an armed man with a criminal background. The incident occurred in Atlanta where the president was meeting with officials a

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The American Spectator

The Next Time the Obama WH Tells Reporters They Can't Interview People

Earlier this week, First Lady Michelle Obama went to Milwaukee to make a speech on behalf of Mary Pratt, the Democrat gubernatorial candidate challenging Scott Walker. Prior to the event, aides for both the White House and the Pratt campaign told reporters they could not interview anyone in the cr

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The Democrats’ biggest worry heading toward November is Obama’s fall from grace with his base. This could make things even worse for them than currently expected. Democrats’ only hope to offset Republicans’ anticipated midterm surge is their base’s high turnout. Howeve
Not so long ago the Left was mocking Oklahoma for joining the “anti-Sharia movement,” treating its worries about creeping radical Islam in America as paranoid. Liberals chortled over the silliness of the state’s measure to prevent judges from considering Sharia law in any of their
Let’s see if we can all agree on a few points: 1. Whether our leaders wish to accept it or not, it is a fact that throughout America’s history, including current times, there have been and are people who do not subscribe to our way of life and wish to destroy us. Such people have been a

The Federalist

Voting Is Already Way Too Easy

As Americans, we must make sure that democracy is equally onerous for all races and creeds.

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President Obama's team has added meat to his My Brother's Keeper initiative. Here's a deprecatory ode.
With several notable exceptions, ‘A Skeptic’s Guide to Climate Change’ is a welcome departure from alarmist climate-change rhetoric.
With five weeks to go until the elections, here's a rundown on how the Senate races look.

The Washington Free Beacon

Earnest: White House Never Knew Obama Was Approached By Armed Man In Elevator

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Rachel Noerdlinger, the controversial chief of staff to New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray, once called for boycotts of a local police union and all of its supporters, a position that could cause more headaches for Mayor Bill de Blasio as he seeks to minimize the fallout over Noerdlinger&rsquo
The federal government is spending nearly a half a million dollars to find out why obese teenage girls have a hard time getting dates. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded a $466,642 grant last week for the study, which will examine whether social skills have an impact on why obese girl

Big Government

Have Gulit Free Consensual Sex with Free 'Good2Go' App

A brand new iPhone and Android mobile app called "Good2Go" will help put an end to date rape and sexual assault by encouraging consensual sex between intoxicated strangers. Only one party is required to download this simple application, which means that verbal communication might not be required.

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi took issue with the term “illegal aliens” during a Wednesday press conference. Reacting to a question from a reporter about whether President Obama’s planned executive actions should also deal with Iraqis living illegally in the United States, P
DALLAS, Texas -- Alben Tarty, spokesman for the Liberian Community Association of DFW told Breitbart Texas, "The CDC has the situation under control," he added, "we don't want to panic people unnecessarily," admitting that the local Liberian community has been shaken by the first reported cas
Talk radio host Laura Ingraham criticized President Obama for failing to take necessary action to prevent the Ebola virus from spreading to the US on Wednesday.  "I believe our leaders’ first and foremost obligation is to protect the security of our country. Why does this seem so diffi

American Thinker

Oklahoma Terror and Gun Control

The Oklahoma beheading doesn’t just undermine the Leftist narrative of Muslims as a persecuted minority -- it also presents a problem on the issue of gun control.

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When the royal invalids come to town, hundreds of thousands of individuals are inconvenienced; frustration rises, and time and money are lost.
Saudi Arabia discovers the truth of the ancient Arab proverb, 'the enemy of my enemy is my friend'.
Republicans just don’t get it; it’s not personal, it’s all about power.

Heritage Foundation

The 17-Year-Old Leading Thousands to Protest Communism

An “extremist” … “a threat” … “an infiltrate.” These are the words Chinese mainland authorities, national security and pro-Beijing newspapers use to describe 17-year-old Joshua... Read More The post The 17-Year-Old Leading Thousands to Protest Commu

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The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says Congress should “go to court very quickly” to stop President Obama if he decides to act alone... Read More The post If Obama Acts Alone on Immigration, House Judiciary Chairman Vows Court Challenge appeared first on Daily Signal.
As protesters in Hong Kong continue their demands for greater democracy, China’s Communist government is restricting media coverage of the events to the rest of... Read More The post China Cutting Off News of Hong Kong Protests appeared first on Daily Signal.
Tired of long lines at TSA airport checkpoints? Today, the Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) began a transition to private security screeners rather than Transportation... Read More The post Dropping the TSA: 19th Airport Joins More Efficient Private Screening Program appeared first on Da

Townhall.com

Great Leader, Little Country

November 19. That's the date a bust of Vaclav Havel is to be dedicated in National Statuary Hall at this country's Capitol, and it's perfect timing -- for November 19 will also be the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution he led and embodied in his native Czechoslovakia.

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People love the perception of Hillary Clinton because her record is as thin as the bench of Republicans who have hinted at taking a run for president in 2016.
THERE IS a transfixing passage in the High Holy Day liturgy, recited on Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, which depicts God sitting in judgment of mankind, reviewing each person's deeds and deciding who will live and who will die.
In a recent stunt that flamed out, Netflix led an online effort to incite their consumers into taking action on net neutrality that would ultimately benefit the companys own bottom-line. The company tried to fake a slowdown of the Internet on its site to mimic what they claim could happen without ne

The Corner

White House: Secret Service Didn't Inform Obama of Gun-in-Elevator Incident

White House press secretary Josh Earnest admitted on Wednesday that President Obama was not told that he unwittingly shared an elevator with an armed felon, learning about the Secret Service snafu only after the press corps began investigating the breach. During the president’s visit to th

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Secret Service director Julia Pierson resigned on Wednesday following the slew of revelations of security breaches under her watch, but the White House was still standing behind her as recently as this morning. “The president and everybody here at the White House stands solidly behind
Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst, fresh off her first debate against Representative Bruce Braley (D., Iowa), released this web ad claiming “momentum” in the race and emphasizing her affinity for the popular Republican Senator Chuck Grassley. The Des Moines Register released survey
Why is anyone from Liberia, Sierra Leone, or Guinea — the source of the Ebola outbreak — being permitted to enter the United States? The Liberian Ebola victim in Dallas seems to have used a visitor visa to travel here “to visit family members.” The idea that we allow people

Red State

Secret Service Director Resigns– Open Thread

http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/01/politics/secret-service-director-resigns/index.html Julia Pierson, the first female director of the Secret Service, resigned her post Wednesday after a fence jumper gained access to the White House on Sept. 19 and a subsequent congressional inquiry uncovered other secu

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One of the questions everyone has been asking since 20111, when Obama started his slow motion, unilateral and ineffectual wars against a lot of stuff in the Arab world, is where the hell is Cindy Sheehan? Sheehan, you may recall, was the frothing, addled woman who shambled about the political lands
In terms of direct influence both Rick and I think these tactics are not going to motivate Democratic voters to go to the polls on Election Day. The post RedState Interview: Rick Wilson and I discuss the Democrats’ Cruel Emails of Fear. appeared first on RedState.
With 1,600 military “advisers” on the ground in Iraq, 2,300 of our troops being deployed to the Middle East as a “special purpose marine air ground task force,” and ongoing airstrikes being conducted in Iraq and Syria against ISIS’s jihadist army, it is absolutely stun
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