Michelle Nunn claims ignorance of discrimination complaints listed in own campaign memo

30 Sep 2014, 12:40 pm

Ashe Schow Michelle Nunn, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate in Georgia, has claimed she wasn't aware of two employment discrimination complaints lodged against an organization she was running. But her own campaign previously highlighted the complaints as a potential vulnerability. “I&rs

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Becket Adams Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., is not only trailing in the polls — with her Republican challenger, Rep. washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential

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Timothy P. Carney NFL refs stupidly penalized Chiefs defensive back Husain Abdullah for dropping to the ground in prayer after he returned an interception for a touchdown. washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential

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The American Spectator

Perry: Obama Administration Must Address Oklahoma Beheading

During an appearance on Fox & Friends, Texas Governor Rick Perry called upon the White House to address the beheading in Oklahoma last week.  At this point, the FBI is characterizing the attack as an act of "workplace violence." Quel surprise. For his part, Perry characterized th

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30 Sep 2014, 3:00 am

Tee-hee; snicker-snicker. Look at those right-wing clodhoppers scrambling for cover. Yes, sir, Highland Park High School, in Dallas, having “reassessed” seven maligned literary classics — among them, the never-to-be-forgotten The Art of Racing in the Rain and The Absolute True Dia
Welcome to today’s edition of “Where are my tax dollars going?” The government’s latest creative use of tax revenue is a $300,000 study on how to ride a bike. Oh, you thought you already knew how to ride a bike? Allow the National Science Foundation to correct you: “(A

30 Sep 2014, 3:00 am

Tee-hee; snicker-snicker. Look at those right-wing clodhoppers scrambling for cover. Yes, sir, Highland Park High School, in Dallas, having “reassessed” seven maligned literary classics — among them, the never-to-be-forgotten The Art of Racing in the Rain and The Absolute True Dia

The Federalist

The 3 Worst Things About Saturday Night Live’s Season Opener

Even this late in his 2nd term, Saturday Night Live is unable to poke even the slightest bit of fun at President Obama. The rest of the show is weak, too.

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The Kansas City Chiefs remind us: If you want to avoid generating outrage, the further you are from Washington or New York, the better.
When it comes to housing policy, the Left’s obsession with diversity has actually put them at odds with cultural sensitivity.
My little daughter doesn’t need to fear her body this young, NPR.

The Washington Free Beacon

Puppy Pee Leads to NFL Injury

Detroit Lions tight end Joseph Fauria missed practice last Thursday due to a sprained ankle. Unlike most NFL injuries, Fauria's sprained ankle involved a puppy.

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Military veteran Jonathan Knight spent five-and-a-half years in the military. He used that training to escape a carjacker.

Big Government

Syrian City Faces Massacre as ISIS Advances

The Syrian city of Kobani is facing capture by the terrorist group the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, and residents fear the terrorists will massacre Kurdish inhabitants when it happens. This news comes on the heels of President Obama's claim that intelligence officials, rather than he, i

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COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) says that he will and other senators should oppose President Barack Obama’s nominee to replace outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder if that candidate supports the president’s planned executive amnesty or other executive overreaches as p
Another seemingly brazen act of terror, this time in America's heartland, has authorities looking closely at the background of the man accused of beheading a coworker. Witnesses say that the man had recently attempted to convert others in the warehouse to Islam, and had screamed Islamic phrases as
Earlier this year the President referred to ISIS as the "JV team" during an interview, but that designation is at odds with the placement of ISIS' leader near the top of the State Department's designated terrorist list in 2011. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has numerous aliases including Abu Du'a. In Octob

American Thinker

Confucius Shrugged

Confucius, China, and Communism in a personal history that Ayn Rand would love.

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It is important to unveil the real thoughts of Abbas in his recent speech to the UN.
If the ISIS chaps didn't exist, we'd have to invent them. Otherwise political correctness would go on and on and oppress us more and more, forever.

30 Sep 2014, 12:00 am

Even in a minefield as perilous as the modern public schoolhouse, where speaking candidly on social issues is akin to walking amidst eggshells filled with nitro, the virtues of honesty and integrity are still held in tenuous esteem.

Heritage Foundation

For Yezidis Displaced by ISIS, a Long Way Home

Yezidis have lived in Iraq’s Sinjar region and Nineveh plains for centuries. But after recent attacks by the Islamic State, most are so scared of... Read More The post For Yezidis Displaced by ISIS, a Long Way Home appeared first on Daily Signal.

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Paul Krugman has this to say about our chart below: [T]he Heritage Foundation tells us that the top 10 percent of filers are cruelly burdened,... Read More The post Paul Krugman Mischaracterizes Heritage Chart appeared first on Daily Signal.
“[Civil Asset Forfeiture] should be abolished.” That’s the considered opinion of the two men — John Yoder and Brad Cates — who, in the 1980s,... Read More The post Time to Change Course: Stop Letting Police Seize Property from Innocent People appeared first on Daily Si
A bakery owner in Oregon broke down in tears while discussing the fallout of her and her husband’s decision not to bake a wedding cake... Read More The post They Lost Their Bakery, Now Face Bankruptcy: Government’s ‘Discrimination’ Fine Brings Baker to Tears appeared first o


Millennials Still Want to Marry

The Pew Research Center recently released a study claiming that a quarter of Millennials will never get married, and those that will wont get married until theyre older. While its true that Millennials are waiting longer to get married, the data ignores generational traits driving young people to ti

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That's the succinct summary from "a senior American intelligence official" in this morning's New York Times of why the president is surprised by the rise of ISIS, trying everything to erase his branding of the terrorist army and quasi-state as the jayvees earlier this year.
On this day, in 1938, the British and French Prime Ministers signed the Munich Pact with Adolf Hitler in an effort to avoid the onset of another world war Spoiler alert: It didnt work.
Sympathy toward the gold standard is a stand for which other conservative groups are on record, including the Cato Institute, Heritage Foundation, Atlas Economic Research Foundation, and, of course, the American Principles Project.

The Corner

The Secret Service Agent Who Tackled the WH Intruder Was <i>Off Duty</i>

The Washington Post has news that now makes the Secret Service’s failure to protect the White House last week look even worse: The agent who finally tackled the intruder several rooms into the White House wasn’t even assigned to be there. He’d just gotten off duty. The paper

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Pity the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi. Talk about a man who gets no respect. He delivered what I thought was a very good speech at the U.N., and the Times headlined it: “Narendra Modi, in U.N. Speech, Inserts India Into Terrorism Fight.” Inserts? India has been dealing with Isla
Representative Stephen Lynch (D., Mass.) could scarcely contain his scorn for Secret Service director Julia Pierson’s evasive testimony before the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday, saying “I wish to God you protected the White House like you’re protecting your
Senator Mark Begich (D., Alaska) likes gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker, but Walker declined to endorse the vulnerable senator. “Republican Gov. Sean Parnell said he would vote for [Republican Senate candidate Dan] Sullivan,” SFGate notes. “Walker answered the question by sayi

Red State

The Inconvenient Truths of Evil and ISIS

A couple of weeks ago I wrote that we must eradicate the evil of ISIS by killing them.  More and more Americans are coming to this realization, including our reluctant President, who has been dragged kicking and screaming into the real world.  I deliberately used the word “evil&rdqu

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30 Sep 2014, 11:55 am

Thankfully the only one I’ve gotten. From Helen Markessinis comes this gem in the mail bag today: Your Briefings provide some comic relief periodically and an entertainment factor occasionally. However, when you start PREACHING to those of us that are Christian WE DO NOT NEED YOU TO EDUCATE U
Image Credit: Clancco.com Senator Pat Roberts leaves a lot to be desired. He represents McLean, VA quite efficiently. Unfortunately, he runs for office as a Senator from the Great State of Kansas. Although he was forthright and honest enough to announce to the world that he could be found in Kansas
In case you missed it, on 60 Minutes Sunday, President Obama threw the intelligence community under the bus by claiming that Jim Clapper, et al dropped the ball in assessing the threat that ISIS posed. This is not the first time Obama has tried to blame his subordinates for providing him with fault