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21 Oct 2014, 7:41 am

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“Finger-pointing” between the White House and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is the “clearest indication” that Democrats are going to lose in the 2014 midterm elections, National Journal correspondent Ron Fournier said Tuesday. On Monday’s &ldqu

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Loan sharknado

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RNC Chairman Reince Priebus says his party's 2014 prospects are fueled by a much-improved technological arm.

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The American Spectator

Predatory Journalism at the New York Times

The New York Times is again on the warpath against what it calls “predatory lending.” Just what is predatory lending? It is lending that charges a higher interest rate than people like those at the New York Times approve of. According to such thinking — or lack of thinking —

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21 Oct 2014, 3:00 am

“(Wendy) Davis is running (for governor) against Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is heavily favored to win in a state that remains strongly Republican.” — Katie Glueck, in “Wendy Davis and the ever-longer odds,” Politico, Oct. 19. Yes, yes, lady, fine; you

21 Oct 2014, 3:00 am

October 27, 1964. Fifty years ago. It was a Tuesday night, one week from election day. As the Johnson-Goldwater campaign wound to its end, with Lyndon Johnson and the Great Society liberalism he was championing poised to win in a landslide over GOP nominee Senator Barry Goldwater, Americans turned
Nobody likes a micro-manager. Especially when that micro-manager is the government. Here in the United States, we have this great thing called “the freedom of the press,” protected by our Constitution. But the White House doesn’t always seem to value that freedom above its own ima

The Federalist

RNC Chairman: 2014 Effort “Light Years Ahead” Of Past Campaigns

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus says his party's 2014 prospects are fueled by a much-improved technological arm.

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John Oliver’s easy-breezy ‘How Is This Still a Thing’ segments partake in a broader desire to erase our cultural memories.
Catherine Rampell can keep thinking humans are enslaved to their libidos, but some of us have a higher view of women.
The government has power to censor churches. It just avoids using it.

The Washington Free Beacon

CNN: ‘Finger-Pointing’ from White House a Sign ‘Democrats Are Going to Lose’

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An Army rapid deployment force will practice securing the Pentagon’s strategic missile defenses base in Alaska this week as part of annual exercises involving both conventional and nuclear forces.
Left-wing groups backed by a secretive liberal donor network have poured large sums into a key U.S. Senate race even as the Democrat in that race decries the corrosive influence of “dark money” in American politics.

Big Government

Michael Crick: Judges Could Overturn Tory Victory in Rochester By-Election

Last week, Breitbart London revealed that the Conservative Party could run into huge problems over spending in the upcoming Rochester and Strood by-election. The party has already spent over £40,000 on an "open primary" selection process, sending each voter in the seat literature for the sel

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In response to Bachmann Gets Security Detail After ISIS Threat: Should the U.S. Capitol police assign a detail to all of those members of Congress who are privy to the same intelligence information as Bachmann? While it would take a lot of manpower and taxpayer dollars to do this, there are quite a
Students in Alabama are balking at the school lunches now being offered as a result of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, passed in 2010.  Last week, the National School Boards Association, joined by the National School Lunch Week, released the results of a survey they conducted showing
An obscure but noteworthy article in the Daily Northwestern, run by students at the Big Ten campus, notes that political operative Robert Creamer was honored on Sunday by the Democratic Party of Evanston--the most important party organization in suburban Illinois--for his career of achievement. Cre

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

Uncle of Benghazi Victim: Will We Ever Learn?

Most news accounts of the attack on Benghazi say it cost the lives of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. My nephew Sean... Read More The post Uncle of Benghazi Victim: Will We Ever Learn? appeared first on Daily Signal.

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RALEIGH, N.C.—Consider a few truths about the politics of students at North Carolina State University, a school known for its engineering and agriculture programs and... Read More The post Make Conservatism Cooler, College Students Advise GOP Candidates appeared first on Daily Signal.
HONOLULU—Hawaii ranks worst in three major categories in the seventh annual “Rich States, Poor States” report, which tracks states’ economic policies based on 15 policy... Read More The post Hawaii Ranks Worst for Sales Tax Burden appeared first on Daily Signal.
A taxpayer-funded housing project in Memphis has a host of dangerous safety violations, including problems with mold, exposed electrical wiring and missing locks, among countless... Read More The post Taxpayers Spend $40 Million Each Year on a Housing Project That’s Plagued by Mold, Missing L


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

Socialist Party Pushing $20 Minimum Wage Defends $13-An-Hour Job Listing

I borrowed that headline from the Huffington Post: The Freedom Socialist Party has right-wing bloggers seeing red over a job listing that paid less than the group advocates for a minimum wage. Earlier this month, the nonprofit posted listings on Craigslist and Indeed to advertise an opening for

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21 Oct 2014, 7:50 am

Mega geek alert: In 1959 Issac Asimov wrote a paper for DARPA on creativity. It was just published. Take Your Paranoia To The Next Level With This Zombie-Proof Log Cabin Kit. President of Belarus declares country’s sausage is free of toilet paper Country singer/songwriter&n
President Obama took time from his party fundraising duties in Chicago on Monday to vote early in the Illinois election. “I’m so glad I can early vote. It’s so exciting. I love voting,” he said. But what Obama and his fellow Illinois Democrats love most is voting “the
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

Red State

How Ebola Turned Senator Kay Hagan Into A Fire-Breathing !RACIST!

24 Hours of Bad Polling Made a Devil of Sen. Hagan. We’ve been told it’s !RACIST! to demand a travel ban on lights from countries that The post How Ebola Turned Senator Kay Hagan Into A Fire-Breathing !RACIST! appeared first on RedState.

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The New York Times had a story over the weekend that an internal polling memo shows the Democrats must get black voters mobilized ASAP to win. If black voters do The post If You Vote Republican, The Confederacy Wins (Or Something LIke That) appeared first on RedState.
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.
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.