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Red Bull has a reputation for attaching itself to the most extreme and awe-inspiring stunts all around the world. This time, they set up something truly insane: a dirtbike backflipping over a plane flying just a few feet off the ground.

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Waterloo for the "war on women" meme.

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The Obama administration is backing away from a 2001 commitment to help Taiwan acquire submarines to defend the island from Chinese attack.

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The American Spectator

Michael Bay Might Make a Movie About Benghazi

Fresh off the latest Transformers movie, Michael Bay, it seems, is looking for a more serious film project. Thankfully, a serious project is in the works at Paramount pictures: a movie about the Benghazi incident that left four Americans dead, including the ambassador to Libya, based on Mitche

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The San Francisco Giants have done it again. They beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 in Game 7 of the 2014 World Series. The Giants also won World Series titles in 2010 and 2012. This is the first time a National League team has done this the St. Louis Cardinals pulled it off in 1942, 1944 and 1946.&n
Cosmopolitan, clearly NOT content to keep their #CosmoVotes initiative squarely within the two-dimensional realm, has expanded their Get Out the Vote campaign to include a party bus full of shirtless male models who, because there is clearly nothing less insulting to the female intelligence, will e

30 Oct 2014, 3:00 am

As always, the progressive utopia sounds just ducky. Utopia arrives. And then…shocker!…it doesn’t work. Now? Americans have soured on President Obama — and progressives are in the dock. One poll after another says Americans are a pretty unhappy lot this election year, and

The Federalist

Chivalry Is Dead, Long Live Feminism

Call it chivalry or just plain manners, but men and women previously had a better framework for acceptable behavior, on and off the streets.

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To all the people fulminating about that catcall video: have you never been to New York City before?
Vampires are bloodsucking demons, remember?
A bunch of activists and liberal senators are pressuring the grocery giant to end its firearm open carry policy, apparently out of pure meanness.

The Washington Free Beacon

Watch a Dirtbike Backflip Over a Plane Flying Just Feet Off the Ground

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The Obama administration is backing away from a 2001 commitment to help Taiwan acquire submarines to defend the island from Chinese attack.
Democratic incumbent Sen. Mark Udall (Colo.) is losing support with less than a week to go before the election, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University. Rep. Cory Gardner (R.) has remained steady at 46 percent, though Udall has dropped to just 39 percent of the vote. According to the poll

Big Government

People Greet Peshmerga in Kobane With Open Arms

The Peshmerga, the Kurdish army, arrived in Kobane from Iraq on Thursday. The local Kurds greeted the army with smiles and hugs. Journalists and people spread pictures of the joy on social media. The Kurdish army will defend the city from the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL). RT "@Kurd_SR: The peshmarga

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Ellen Degeneres is proud to announce her brand new video sharing website called "Ellentube." The new site allows Ellen fans to view her exclusive content, which is reportedly averaging 100 million views per month on Youtube, and also upload their own videos.  Best user videos may be featured
A Pulitzer prize winning reporter, formerly with the Washington Post, says the major media has mostly given the Obama administration a pass. In a story published yesterday at the Daily Beast, 2006 Pulitzer winning reporter Susan Schmidt agrees that this administration seems to get less scrutin
The head of Pennsylvania's Taxi Association implied that he knows the suffering of displaced Christians, beheaded Shias, and sex-trafficked Yazidis in Iraq and Syria, because ride-sharing telephone app Uber has arrived in town. "I try to equate this illegal operation of Uber X as a terroristic act

American Thinker

'Vote-Shaming': An Effective Leftist Strategy

Rush Limbaugh is wrong about leftists' "vote-shaming" efforts being a "desperation" tactic.  It's statistically proven to be effective.

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With the burgeoning host of diseases now entering the U.S., courtesy of Barack Hussein Obama, a witch’s brew of problems faces the blood supply quality
 Libya is today a dangerous place and a chaotic society with continual fighting among Islamist terrorists, Arab nationalists, and a host of regional militias.

30 Oct 2014, 12:00 am

Because of the arrogance of information and the glut on “experts,” we can no longer read with charity, with curiosity, only with suspicion.

Heritage Foundation

US Lawmen Allowed Drug Cartel’s Grenade Trafficker to Move Freely, Report Finds

A long-awaited report from the Department of Justice’s inspector general  criticizes U.S. law enforcement officials for allowing a grenade trafficker with a dangerous drug cartel... Read More The post US Lawmen Allowed Drug Cartel’s Grenade Trafficker to Move Freely, Report Finds a

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In a sign that Republican efforts to target the youth vote is paying off, a new poll finds a majority of young Americans who intend... Read More The post Poll Shows Young Voters Switching Allegiance From Democrats to GOP appeared first on Daily Signal.
Hopes for repeal of  Obamacare by a Republican-controlled Senate dimmed a week before the crucial midterm elections with surprising words from the man who likely... Read More The post Senate’s No. 1 Republican Explains Why a GOP-Controlled Senate Doesn’t Mean Repeal of Obamacare ap
South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, who is considering a run for president, was caught on tape at a private gathering this month saying, “White men... Read More The post Caught on Tape: Lindsey Graham Riffs on White Men and Baptists in Leaked Recordings appeared first on Daily Signal.

Sharing the Danger

The issue is mandatory isolation - quarantine - of doctors, nurses, and military personnel who have been in the Ebola area of West Africa. I have unending respect for Americans who make the decision go into dangerous places to help try to save people's lives.

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Feathers are flyingin Washington and in Jerusalemover the off-the-record comments by a senior Obama administration official to the respected Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic. The unnamed dovish Obama policy maker said the thing about Bibi [Netanyahu] is hes a chicken****! Direct quote, characterizat

30 Oct 2014, 11:18 am

While the wizards of new technology wax lyrically about the wonders of technological development, there is another side, one often overlooked in the avalanche of new products.
Stop the planet, please. I would like to get off the ride now.

The Corner

The Lady Doth Protest Too Much

I wrote yesterday about Kaci Hickox, the Maine nurse whose self-sacrifice abroad, treating the Ebola-stricken in Sierra Leone, has not translated into nobility back in the States. Via the New York Times: A nurse who cared for Ebola patients in Sierra Leone defied Maine officials on Thursday morni

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30 Oct 2014, 12:56 pm

Tim, J. S. Bach is not the only genius whose work has been attributed to his wife on flimsy grounds. Back in the 1990s, feminists tried to make a case that Albert Einstein’s first wife had “done his math” for him. It was controversial back then, and the weight of scholarly opinion
A top Democratic National Committee official repeatedly refused to answer whether state Democrats’ use of incendiary racial appeals were appropriate tools to help drive voter turnout.  MSNBC host Craig Melvin asked Mo Elleithee, the DNC’s communications director, about

30 Oct 2014, 12:07 pm

An op-ed in the Wall Street Journal today includes this passage: “A recent Fusion poll of likely millennial voters aged 18 to 34 found that a plurality of 49% support the Democratic Party’s immigration-reform position while only 30% supported the GOP’s position. But when

Red State

Why does Obama’s crisis management suck?

An article in Business Week titled Obama Is Too Cool for Crisis Management (@JoshuaGreen) uses the administration's management of the Ebola crisis, a crisis that is 100% the creation of The post Why does Obama’s crisis management suck? appeared first on RedState.

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Members of a New York-based Teamsters local blasted their union leadership for raising their own salaries, in addition to misusing union funds, threats and lies, according to fliers handed out The post Teamster Members Attack Union ‘Fatcats’ and ‘Parasites’ For Misuse of Fun
Last week, in the wake of her endorsement of the Bill Walker-Byron Mallott Independent "Unity Ticket" in the Alaska gubernatorial race, I declared that, politically, I was through with Sarah The post Supporting Sarah Palin’s #AKGov Endorsement Requires Abandoning Conservative Principles appea Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Brandon Finnigan to discuss Tuesday's election, the Senate races The post The Races to Watch on Election Day appeared first on Red