A Lefty Explains What the Election Is All About

24 Oct 2014, 1:01 pm

(John Hinderaker)Rob Stein is the founder of the Democracy Alliance, an umbrella a group that organizes the funding of left-wing causes by rich liberals and interest groups. In The Blueprint: How the Democrats Won Colorado by Adam Schrager and Rob Witwer, at page 7, Stein explains candidly what poli

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A controversial Islamist group will gather at Tufts University on Friday for a weekend-long conference that will include training students to take “direct action” against pro-Israel and Jewish students on U.S. campuses, according to a schedule of the conference obtained by the Free Beaco

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They're baaaa-aaaaaaaaack.

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The American Spectator

Re: DHS Wants Your KC Royals Panties

I appreciate Emily for briefing us on this government sponsored panty raid. There are many things I'd like to say to Homeland Security, but they are unmentionable.

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Craig Shirley and Laura Ingraham have written a superb piece in the Los Angeles Times on the Reagan Time for Choosing speech  Among the important points the two made was this: … Yet in the face of the failed big-government Republicanism of recent history and the failed collectivism of

24 Oct 2014, 3:00 am

With exquisitely bad timing, and amid furious protests, this week the Metropolitan Opera premiered a new version of John Adams’ controversial opera, The Death of Klinghoffer. The opera focuses on the 1985 murder of a disabled American tourist, Leon Klinghoffer, by Palestinian terrorists durin

24 Oct 2014, 3:00 am

Terror struck in two disparate venues Wednesday, places — in the Talmudic phrase — “as far apart as east from west.” Indeed Jerusalem, Israel, is the hub of the Middle East and no place is as bleached in its Western-ness as Ottawa, Canada. Yet the hills of each played grim h

The Federalist

Millennials Don’t Really Suck That Much—Consider Ariana Grande

It’s time to shift our eyes to the new revolutionaries, the Millennials, who will become part of our tradition whether we like it or not.

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Heightened interest and concern about Ebola is not panic and the media really need to stop characterizing it as such. Besides, why trust reporters?
With the midterms looming, Obamacare politics are again prominent. But some Republican candidates find themselves defending that law.
We can’t both prevent and encourage suicide.

The Washington Free Beacon

Tufts University Hosting Islamists to Train Students in ‘Direct Action’

A controversial Islamist group will gather at Tufts University on Friday for a weekend-long conference that will include training students to take “direct action” against pro-Israel and Jewish students on U.S. campuses, according to a schedule of the conference obtained by the Free Beaco

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Big Government

Clearing Dallas Nurse's Dog of Ebola May Strengthen Lawsuits against Spain

Bentley, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel belonging to Dallas nurse Nina Pham, has tested negative for Ebola. The dog will remain under quarantine for the full 21-day period customary for human beings, as Pham will reportedly be released from the hospital on Friday. Pham, who treated Liberia

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The Ebola situation is testing the world's best infectious disease team, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at its ability to perform crisis management. While the immediate threat in the United States appears to be receding, it is far from clear that we're up to facing a stronge
CONCORD, New Hampshire — Incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) lied at least twice about the Senate immigration bill during Thursday night’s debate against former Sen. Scott Brown. The first lie Shaheen told about the Senate’s “Gang of Eight” bill was th
PGA of America President Ted Bishop labeling British golfer Ian Poulter a “Lil Girl” for criticizing golf legends Nick Faldo and Tom Watson has resulted in calls for his resignation and charges of sexism.  SB Nation's Emily Kay points out that although Bishop’s two-year

American Thinker

Paul Krugman's Indefensible Defense of Barack Obama

For Krugman, an economically equitable society, drained of all prejudice and bigotry, where man pays obeisance to Nature and where its abundant resources are distributed equally amongst the world's citizens, should apparently be the goal of our presidents

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Whatever Vladimir Putin’s objectives may be in general, Russia while he has been in power has been more cordial, or less hostile, towards Israel.
If the GOP hopes to win in November – and actually make a difference afterward – it will have to stand for something!
The Supreme Court puts the kibosh on a last-minute attempt to play the race card in the 2014 Texas midterms.

Heritage Foundation

Those Ebola Vaccines in Testing Now? You Can Thank Dick Cheney for That

Democrats looking to blame Republicans for the lack of an Ebola vaccine may owe Dick Cheney an apology. It turns out that as vice president,... Read More The post Those Ebola Vaccines in Testing Now? You Can Thank Dick Cheney for That appeared first on Daily Signal.

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A Russian-born terrorist who attacked U.S. soldiers in 2009 and is now detained in Afghanistan will be brought to the United States and prosecuted in... Read More The post A Terrorist Who Attacked U.S. Soldiers Will Be Prosecuted in Federal Court appeared first on Daily Signal.
In one Texas town, a business owner is in trouble for displaying too much patriotism. Andre “Frenchy” Rheault, who owns a landscaping company based in... Read More The post Man Ordered By City to Remove Most of U.S. Flags Hung at His Business appeared first on Daily Signal.
Facebook’s massive reach and emergence as a top source of news make it a critical component to any political campaign. But even in 2014, with... Read More The post Can Facebook Predict This Year’s Winning Candidates? These 9 Charts Could Hold a Clue appeared first on Daily Signal.


Turkey Reluctantly Allows Kurds to Defend Other Kurds

Iraqi Kurdish leaders have agreed to send fighters to help defend Kobani, now that Turkey said it would allow them to cross Turkish territory.

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The Metropolitan Opera in New York City is hardly a site for hundreds of angry protesters. But they have erupted over their current selection, an opera called "The Death of Klinghoffer." Leon Klinghoffer was the 69-year-old paralyzed New Yorker who in 1985 was aboard the hijacked cruise ship Achille
When twenty-eight current and former Harvard Law School professors issued a public statement decrying the universitys new procedures regarding the handling of sexual assault accusations on campus, it may have been a game changer.

23 Oct 2014, 11:01 pm

Do you remember what real American leadership looks like?

The Corner

New Ga. Poll Shows Nunn Up on Perdue in Hypothetical January Runoff

Three new polls find that Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue remain close in Georgia’s Senate race, quite possibly headed for a January runoff, and the latest CNN/ORC survey offers one of the first glimpses of how the two might fare head-to-head. According to the CNN pol

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24 Oct 2014, 12:53 pm

I just heard a report from the head of Catholic Media International, who is on the front lines in northern Iraq, six miles from Islamic State–controlled territory. Catholic churches are opening their doors to both Christians and Yazidis, the Christian militia is one of the only things standin
Massachusetts representative Stephen Lynch expressed extreme skepticism of the government’s confidence in their ability to control a U.S. Ebola outbreak, claiming the feds’ “happy talk” on the virus makes him very nervous.  The Democratic lawmaker
Greenpeace has fired one of its key Colorado officials, Christen Topping, over her comments condoning the creation of fraudulent ballots using that state’s vote-by-mail system. She went beyond that and told filmmaker James O’Keefe the exact street corner in “ghetto Aurora&rdq

Red State

Is Islam Compatible with Free Speech?

Via Eugene Volokh comes some welcome news for watchers of First Amendment jurisprudence, as the Sixth Circuit has decided to rehear a "heckler's veto" case concerning an incident that happened The post Is Islam Compatible with Free Speech? appeared first on RedState.

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Who's Looking Out for Our Kids? Supporters of Common Core love claiming Common Core is a state led initiative.  Proponents of the scheme will instantly label anyone who says otherwise The post Common Core Not State Led – Here’s Proof appeared first on RedState.
Freak out!!!!!! At least that seems to be the GOP's reaction to the polling in Georgia. Relax people. We are going into overtime for sure in the Senate race. That The post What the Heck is Happening in Georgia? appeared first on RedState.
This week has provided an interesting example of how, in the left's mind, the famed #WarOnWomen only pertains to women who are on the left or with whom they have The post Bristol Palin, Chrissy Teigen, and the misogyny of the American Left appeared first on RedState.